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YMMV: Postman Pat
  • Accidental Nightmare Fuel: A common complaint about The Movie is the evil Pat and Jess robots are too scary for toddlers, Postman Pat's target audience.
  • Ear Worm: The theme tune will not leave you.
  • Memetic Mutation: Postman Pat's Banging Day Out. A crude overdub video with gratuitous swearing, mild violence, and moderate sex references. Probably one of the earliest forms of YouTube Poop to hit the Internet.
    • "He who leads shalt learn!"
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks: Most people who watched the original as children (or even as parents) are horrified by Special Delivery Service. HELICOPTERS?! AND A TRAIN?! AND ETHNIC PEOPLE?! AND WHERE THE HELL ARE GRANNY DRYDEN AND MISS HUBBARD?!
    • Averted with the 1996 episodes, which made people very neutral or just glad.
  • Unfortunate Implications: Peter Fogg, George Lancaster (the other farmer) and Miss Hubbard get Chuck Cunningham Syndrome in the new series. The cast does however get a boom in family members and children. All three characters were single and happy living alone.
  • Viewer Gender Confusion: Jess is a tomcat.
    • Jess is not just a girl's name.
  • The Woobie: Katie's doll, Sara Ann. Katie loses her in the pilot, and it's up to Pat to find her.

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