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YMMV: Smosh
  • Acceptable Targets
  • Base Breaker: Smosh's gaming channel, Smosh Games. Is it an entertaining spin-off with promising updates, or is it just another generic gaming channel with the Smosh brand name on it in an attempt to create a Cash Cow Franchise?
    • Anthony's new haircut. Is it awesome or a loss of his one defining trait?
  • Broken Base: There's a divide in fans about the content Smosh produces. Some people still like what Smosh does today, but there's a group of fans who insist that Smosh pretty much Jumped the Shark after 2009.
  • Crosses the Line Twice: REJECTED VIDEOS.
  • Crowning Moment Of Awesome: Defeating Ryan Higa with a dual X slash in Pokémon Theme Song Revenge.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny:
    • "I'm the Teleporting, Teleporting, Teleporting Fat Guy!!!"
    • One word: Stranded.
    Day 17: "I found an apple in the sand, but it only lasted us a day. We knew that we would have to choose which one of us we would eat first. Robbie and I both chose Jamal, but he called us racist and threatened to eat himself. We told him that wasn't physically possible."
    Day 18: "We were wrong. Jamal ate himself."
    • Anytime Officer Anous shoots somebody and goes overboard with it.
    • In their recent Pokemon parody, the Monkey/Mankey gag.
    • This, from the epilogue of the "Anthony is Bald" videos, where Anthony and Ian sing about being best friends:
    Hugh Jasshol: "GAAAAAY! Why don't you two fairies go get married already?! UNSUBSCRIBE!!" (gets beaten)
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Assassin Creed. As we're speaking, it's getting more and more positive comments.
  • Ear Worm: Milky Milkshake!... Milky Milkshake...
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Charlie, the drunk guinea pig, who later got his own weekly series.
    • Mari also became an Ensemble Darkhorse, as she's one of the featured hosts in Smosh's new gaming channel, Smosh Games.
    • Teleporting Fat Guy is also one.
  • Freud Was Right: Anthony's SpongeBob boxers, when seen from the front...yeah.
    • Also, the fact that Anthony always picks phallic-shaped foods for the Food Battles (taquitos, churros, chili peppers, etc.) Even more disturbingly, Ian's constant favorite, pink frosted sprinkled donuts, has a hole as opposed to a pole...
  • Growing the Beard: As of 2010, the episodes definitely improved in both acting and material.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Defied; Anthony and Ian decided to postpone "A Smoshy Christmas" after the Sandy Hook shooting, and for good reason.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: "The Zelda Rap" specifically mentions Link saving the princess from demise. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword was released in America two days after the video was uploaded - the Big Bad being named Demise.
  • Ho Yay: Very heavy on it, for hilarious reasons. Typically between Anthony and Ian, but other names are mentioned in connection to this (for example, Ian's bucket list includes "Eat Gummi Bears off LL Cool J's abs.")
  • Jumping the Shark: Some people might say this about their content nowadays.
  • Most Annoying Sound: When Smosh Pit Weekly started off with Mari as a hostess, each segment would cutaway with a very annoying "SMOSHU PIT-UH" voiceover. Thankfully, this has since been retired.
    • Stevie's voice is arguably more annoying, since it's high pitched and nasally
  • Nausea Fuel: A double whammy occurs when an actress pukes after Ian describes a Facebook post about somebody using a toilet which hasn't been flushed and ends up overflowing on him.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Has its own page.
  • Rescued from the Scrappy Heap: Mari got a lot of hate when she was first introduced as the new hostess of Smosh Pit Weekly, but after a few episodes passed, people warmed up a lot to her. (The fact that the show got rid of a few annoying elements may have helped as well.)
  • The Scrappy: Stevie, the new recurring character on the other hand has a high, nasally voice, not attractive and is a borderline one man Spotlight-Stealing Squad. Also counts as an In-Universe example.
  • Seasonal Rot: Some long-time fans feel their more recent videos show a notable decline in quality compared to their older ones.
  • Special Effects Failure: Too many to count, most of which involve obvious green-screenage.
    • In "5,000,000 Subscribers," the guys presented a Mockumentary about the production of Smosh on a Hollywood soundstage, NOT in the Sacramento suburbs they call home. They showed themselves shooting an "outdoor scene" on green screen, and it was, again, painfully conspicuous.
    • "Stuck In A Toilet!" featured a pretty weird one - at the end, when Anthony shuts the car door on his genitals, but if you look at the reflection in the door itself, his fly is very clearly not open. But it also results in a hilarious new definition of Right Through His Pants!
    • Hilariously lampshaded in "Good vs. Surprisingly Good!"
    • "JURASSIC POKEMON" takes this as far as it can go.
  • Squick: In "What if Holdays Were Real", Ian and Anthony finding out where Easter Eggs really come from.
    • And a bunch of other things besides.
  • Tear Jerker: The end of Anthony's Draw My Life video was funny and heartwarming, but there are some depressing moments throughout, such as his mother suffering from panic attacks and his grandmother dying when he was 14.

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