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YMMV: Happily Ever After
  • Accidental Innuendo: "Watch this. I'll get her from behind!"
  • Awesome Music: Love Is The Reason by Irene Cara. Powerful.
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Mother Nature's song introduces the eponymous character. Other than that, it's pretty pointless and is probably the least remembered song.
    • In fact, the character as a whole is rather pointless, since after her scene, which is almost entirely self contained, she just sort of disappears until the end of the movie to congratulate Snow White.
    • "I'm Bad" is an even better example. It comes right the hell out of nowhere and has absolutely nothing to do what had been going on in the scene until that point. Scowl just flies down from his window perch after Maliss leaves, lands on a table, and starts singing about how he's "bad". A rap number for Ed Asner. It ends just as suddenly as it began, and no one makes even a passing mention of it.
  • Cargo Ship: Blossom. The Mirror. Though since he is sentient...
  • Cult Classic: On its way to becoming one.
  • Deader Than Disco: Suffice it to say that this movie is stiffingly and irreversably '80s. All of it.
    • Which is pretty sad when you consider that it was eventually released in 1993...
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: The Shadow Man was way cooler than the Prince. Considering that he actually IS the prince...
    • Critterina also has her fair share of fans for someone who barely spoke or did anything. Must be the Furry Fandom.
    • Lord Maliss is a bit of one as well, since he manages to actually be a pretty intimidating villain, and is played very well by Malcolm McDowell.
    • Batso seems to be adored.
  • Evil Is Cool: Scowl seems to think so.
    • For a more serious note, Lord Maliss is a legitimately threatening villain who can turn into a dragon.
  • Fan-Preferred Couple: Mmm, sort of. A lot of fans prefer Snow White to be paired with the Shadow Man. Kinda a Subversion since the Shadow Man is the prince under a spell, so really they just find the Shadow Man design and his shier personality more appealing.
  • Foe Yay: Lord Maliss and Snow White. Seriously. It doesn't help that the final showdown has a very BDSM vibe to it.
    • Also, Maliss refers to the Prince as "pretty."
  • Fridge Horror: Look closely at the statues surrounding the courtyard near the end of the movie. Quite a few of them were the goofy Mooks that were singing during Scowl's "Bad" song. And when Maliss is defeated and the cloak is destroyed, none of them change back to normal.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment /Irony: The title itself, this film being Filmation's last before going bankrupt.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Maliss killing the Shadow Man. Though the latter gets better.
  • Narm: Oh so very much.
    • Narm Charm: Like the previous Filmation animated film, the Narm could be part of the fun.
      Muddy: GET THAT SHADOW MAN!!!
  • Nightmare Fuel: It can be pretty unsettling. Especially the cape that turns people into stone.
    • There was also the image of the dead queen's face appearing in the mirror, which makes for a pretty effective Jump Scare if you don't see it coming. The Mirror, who conjured up the image in the first place, hangs a lampshade on the creepiness.
    Looking Glass: Ah, I scared myself!
    • The first time Maliss turns into a dragon. Every other time he does it falls squarely into Nightmare Retardant territory, but that first time, with the close up of his eyes glowing yellow and his face stretching into a muzzle...it's unnerving, to say the least.
      • The fact that in the literal second before he transforms his face gets as close to the camera as possible while he has a creepy smile and looks directly at the viewer makes it even worse.
    • Maliss disguising as the Prince, the way he acts comes across as very unnerving.
  • Ugly Cute: Batso. Although to some, he may cross the line completely into Ridiculously Cute Critter.
    • Shadow Man qualifies, too.
  • The Woobie: Shadow Man

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