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YMMV: The Neverhood
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Frenchie the Tick, along with various other random moments.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Death Garden Jive. Enough said.
  • Draco in Leather Pants: Klogg. Ooh boy...
  • Ear Worm: Terry Scott Taylor's score, best described as bluegrass and Dixieland jazz mixed with Acapulco Gold. Every track is arguably an earworm in its own right.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Ottoborg, he only appears in game in the Hall of Records and as a picture in Willie's room, but he's the most popular of the seven kings. Even Hoborg who created the Neverhood itself isn't as popular as Ottoborg is.
  • Genius Bonus: Several of the stories in the Hall of Records get much funnier if you're familiar with the esotericisms being parodied (like Gnosticism).
    • There are some jokes (like Willie's "Absalom" crack) that only make sense if you've read the Bible.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The Japanese looove Neverhood. So much so the publishers of the Japanese port made their own Gaiden Game for it (without the original creators input or consent).
    • Not to mention a very large percentage of the fandom is from Poland. There wasn't even a Polish translation of the game. There was a Russian translation, but there's only a few fans from Russia, interestingly.
  • Memetic Mutation: The silly soundtrack of the game is often used as background music to Garry's Mod videos.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
  • Padding: The hall of records; as well as the memory puzzle.
  • Player Punch: "Bil, hang on!"
  • Tear Jerker: Robot Bil and Willie's Heroic Sacrifice during the battle with the clockwork Beast. There are also stories scattered in the Hall of Records that are like this.
  • What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: Probably the most flagrant example of this trope in all of Doug TenNapel's body of work.


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