YMMV: Trailer Park Boys

  • Ending Fatigue: The season 8 finale. The boys get arrested... then there's still ten minutes worth of wrap-up. It makes Lord of the Rings feel like a blink and you'll miss it moment,
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Conky - More likely Bubbles himself, as he became easily the most beloved character on the show.
    • Bubbles started off as a minor character (the actor who plays him is a producer/writer of the show). By the fourth season he's not only main cast but a full-on lead along with Ricky and Julian. Conky could be said to have a bit of a Broken Base, while some absolutely loved him, others truly hated the puppet for various reasons.
    • Phil Collins started off as a minor character who appeared a few times, but was given a larger role in season 7.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The show has become huge in Ireland since its Netflix debut, to the point of the cast doing a live tour there. It is most likely connected to the similarities in tone it has with Irish classics such as Father Ted.
  • Idiot Plot: The majority of the time, the plots are rather far fetched and silly, but they're still practical to the situation they're facing. Season 7 just takes it a little far when they decide to build a track for a toy train to transport their drugs over the border to the USA. There are literally dozens of ways they could have made this easier, like simply filling a garbage bag, going into the woods, and throwing it across the border at night time. The fact that their 'henchmen' were able to spend enough time there to make the track without getting caught just proves they could have pulled it off that way.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Conky again. Played for laughs with the ominous music that accompanies him, but the viewer is never quite sure whether Bubbles is in control of him.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Trina Lahey was played by Ellen Page, years before she starred in Juno.
  • Seasonal Rot: Season 7 is largely considered to be roughly on the same level as the others, but some parts of the fanbase dislike it due to the wackier plot and the return of Conky (see Idiot Plot above).
    • In Season 8, the plots are a little less silly, more in-line with seasons before 7. The character traits are more exaggerated than ever, which is good, bad, or indifferent depending on who you ask.
  • Squick: Dirty ol' piss jugs.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: The end of Season 4 set up some impressive Character Development for Cory and Trevor, as well as potential for all kinds of new plots when they finally repay Ricky and Julian for all the years of abuse and use the Boys' drug money to buy the park for themselves. Unfortunately, come Season 5 everything's back to the way it was, as Barbara Lahey tricked Cory and Trevor into thinking they were buying the park, stole the drug money and used it to pay off Sunnyvale's debts without having to sell it.
  • Win Back the Crowd: The final few seasons took a noticeable drop in quality, but the Netflix revival ones have both been well received by fans.
  • Vindicated by Cable: While the show has always been a national treasure for Canadians, it was a Cult Classic at best in all other countries. Since its release on Netflix, it has steadily grown in popularity outside of its home state and has received several Netflix original specials as a result.