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YMMV: Henry Kuttner
- Ear Worm: "LEFT/LEFT/LEFT a wife and/SEVenteen children in/STARVing condition with/NOTHing but gingerbread/LEFT/LEFT/LEFT-right-LEFT..."
- Magnificent Bastard: MacDuff in The Voice of the Lobster
- The Hogben family also counts.
- Nightmare Fuel: The Twonky
- Values Dissonance: "A Gnome There Was" opens with a bilious attack against the labor movement. (The overall mentality of Kuttner characters is total self-interest, even if the character outwardly seems to be engaged in altruistic pursuits.)
- Gallegher's alcoholism is considered comedic both by other characters and in the narration, even though it makes him miserable.