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YMMV: Titanic: The Legend Goes On
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: One of the mouse family is rescued by a dog, who then suddenly starts rapping for no apparent reason. Perhaps the most inexplicable scene in a film full of them, it's never mentioned again afterward, except when the chihuahua mentions being hit with a "food item."
    • It's slightly less of this in the uncut version, in which the dog introduces himself as the one in charge of the animals and gently scolds the mouse before rapping. The rap itself is also slightly different, and basically is the dog telling the other animals that they're having a party, so they need to steal food. Still, no one brings up the fact that it was a rap out of nowhere. In 1912.
  • Cliché Storm: The film has an insane list of clichés found in kids' movies (especially Disney ones). Talking animal characters, a bad character with incompetent henchmen, a girl with an evil stepfamily, Love at First Sight, Disneyfication gone mad, and more clichés are there to show its notoriety.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: At one point, it sounds like the evil lady who is in control of the thieves says:
    "It's a losing battle, trying to teach you to work properly. One needs to be gentle, agile... ELEPHANTS!!!"
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: The song "Holding Me" (sung by Liz Callaway) is actually quite beautiful. Such a shame that it ended up in an atrocious movie.
  • Designated Villain
    • Gaston. He's a bit slimy and dumb, yes. But there's the fact that he's treated like a jewel thief when the worst he did was pick Angelica's locket up off of the ground and give it to a girl he was wooing. He never actually stole the damned thing. Then again, the fact he didn't take the necklace to the Lost and Found section might make some people consider him just as bad as a thief.
    • Also, Tiger. He's treated like a villain for being Corynthia's pet and "looking like a bat."
  • Ear Worm: "PARTY TIME! PARTY TIME! Everybody's feeling fine cause it's party time!" The only ear worm worse than Revolution 9.
  • Ethnic Scrappy: The Mexican mice.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Saturday Night Live 's TV Funhouse segment had their own wacky animated version of Titanic which of course is also a musical and rather Disney-like. The only difference being that the ship was sentient as was the iceberg that sank it. Oh and they both get into a swordfight too... yeah.
  • Ho Yay
    • Both of the Dalmatians are modeled after Pongo, the male dog from 101 Dalmatians. That combined with both of them sounding rather masculine makes one wonder if maybe the puppies seen in the ending were just adopted.
      • Only in the uncut version does it specify the red one (named Kate) is female.
  • Memetic Mutation
    • IT'S PARTY TIME.
    • "If it hadn't been for you I would be now in someone else's digestion!"
  • Narm
  • Narm Charm: It's impossible not to love and revel in "Party Time"'s dumbness.
  • Painful Rhyme
    • "If you're feeling bluesto, there's something that you can do-sto. Dust off your dancing shoesto, and fiesta with Mucho Gusto!"
    • In the uncut version, this rhyme - and the entire song, in fact - isn't present (the mariachi mice are voiced by an actual mariachi band).
  • Signature Scene: "Party Time". That is all.
  • Strangled by the Red String
    • Our hero and heroine exchange three whole sentences before deciding they're meant to be.
    • The epilogue has that has that the wicked stepsisters/nieces (Gertrude's daughters) married Kirk and Dirk. Not only did the pair have no relationship developed before this, but they never actually interacted at all.
  • So Bad, It's Good
    • It's made the top of several "worst movies ever" lists. Whether it's so soul-tainting bad that you can't bear it or whether it's so soul-taintingly bad it's a joy to make fun of is a matter of personal opinion.
    • The rapping dog; it's so random and so stupid, that it's funny.
  • Special Effects Failure: The lifeboats don't appear to have any ropes attached to them, so during the sinking scene they simply "hover" down the side of the ship into the water.
  • They Just Didn't Care: The film recounts the real events of the ship's sinking, with a love story seemingly ripped from a more famous film, a bumbling detective story, the infamous rapping dog, and everyone living happily ever after, all told with the best animation $20 can buy.
  • This Is Your Premise on Drugs: This is Don Bluth, Walt Disney, and Looney Tunes on cocaine followed by a ton of Pepsi.
  • Watch It for the Meme: Once again, Party Time.
  • Unfortunate Implications
    • The inappropriately idealistic ending. Nobody important is implied to have died and the ending narration says that the cast lived Happily Ever After.
      • To be fair, the mouse's actual comment is "Here's to hoping they live happily ever after!" Which almost sounds like a weird form of Gallows Humor.
    • Upon beginning his rap number, the dog puts on a jersey and a backwards baseball hat, begins carrying a boom box on his shoulder, and performs various "gangster" gestures in front of a city setting. Erm...
    • The Pongo ripoff tells his pregnant mate not to exert herself in the coldest way possible.
    • The scene where Angelica and William first meet each other involves him helping Angelical pick up clothes that she dropped and, in the process, holding her hand. With the pacing issues the movie has he ends up holding and rubbing her hand and giving her suggestive looks for nearly a solid minute before they resume what they were doing.


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