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YMMV: The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: K'nuckles selling fish heads in "Fish Heads".
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Several minor characters could count, but Dr. Barber and Lolly Poopdeck seem to be the standouts.
  • Genius Bonus: The town they live in is called Stormalong Harbor. Stormalong was a tall tale about a giant who became a sea captain.
  • Hell Is That Noise: "WESSST!"
    • As well as the Skymaid's usage of the word "Yes" from the episode "Gone Wishin".
    • "CLOOOOOOOOOSED." Don't tell me you didn't wet your pants.
    • She's heeeeeeeeere.
  • Idiot Plot: The Termite episode requires you to forget that K'nuckles can take off his legs in order to make any sense.
    • That, or K'nuckles is just too stubborn to take them off.
  • Nausea Fuel: Stormalong getting infected by the plague. And that might not even be the grossest scene if the "Blood Gnats" episode didn't exist.
  • This Is Your Premise on Drugs: It's been said that this show is basically SpongeBob SquarePants if it were on something a little stronger than marijuana (like salvia, low-grade LSD, and children's NyQuil)
  • Ugly Cute: The Plant Man, who has an awesome little song.
    • Captain K'Nuckles. In one episode, his love interest left him because she found him unattractive, when in actual fact - aside from the frequent Gross-Up Close-Up - he's got a very simple, very appealing design.
  • Uncanny Valley: Punsy Mc Kale's realistic design looks a bit...off to say the least.
  • Villain Decay: 8-Armed Willy singing at Flapjack's request at the end of "Willy!".
  • Vindicated by History: Like most of Cartoon Network's shows made after 2004 but before the advent of Adventure Time and Regular Show in 2010, this one was branded as one of the reason's behind the channel's Network Decay (along with the brilliant idea of putting live-action shows alongside the animated shows so the channel comes off as a wannabe Nickelodeon with more insipid programming) and, only now do people see it as a decent show that didn't get the respect it deserved. It helps that Pen Ward, J. G. Quintel, and Alex Hirsch all worked on the first season of this show.

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