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YMMV: Video Game High School
  • Badass Decay: Thing do not go very well for the Law after his defeat at the hands of Brian, as well as being convicted of using an aimbot. He basically goes from the most famous gamer in the world to a unmotivated loser.
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: At the beginning of the very first episode, Brian is attacked and mugged by a couple of RTS players, who jump on a tandem bicycle and fly away on magical rainbow sparkles.
  • Bizarro Episode : Episode 8 of Season 1. A common complaint is the way-too-fast-pacing. None of this is helped by the fact that the episode doesn't transition smoothly (How does Brian get expelled and suddenly own someone else's arcade in one day?) and as a result, some viewers may try to spend the entire episode trying to figure out if it was a Dream Sequence.
  • Cliché Storm: It's the standard high school drama as it's existed since the eighties... but with games!
    • However, since it's a parody and an over-the-top Worldof Ham, the clichés are also a crucial mechanism of the show's humor.
    • Lampshaded in Season 2 Episode 2, where there is a segment where several characters dress in stereotypical '80s fashion.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Wendell and ShotBot, in Season 2.
  • Real-Life Relative: Real life brothers Freddie and Jimmy play a hilarious father-son dynamic.
  • Suspiciously Similar Song: Is that "The Power of Love" starting off season 2?
  • Visual Effects of Awesome: Freddie Wong directed it, so you know they're going to be great.
  • The Woobie: Brian, especially in episode 5.
    • Episode 9 has a moment too, due to the subtle implication that he didn't get the girl in the end, no matter how much they both like each other. However, that could go either way come Season 2.
      • Ted, somewhat. His father, Freddie Wong, seems to absolutely detest him, despite Ted having nothing but respect for the man.
    • Season 2 continues to pile misfortune onto Brian. Not only does he have to deal with The Law being his new roommate, but due to the The Law's aimbot scandal, the scholarship Brian used to enroll in VGHS has been discontinued. He now owes over $100k to the school, and is forced to work as a janitor in order to pay off his debt, despite running an entire arcade last season.

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