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Animation Age Ghetto: Averted. This show was just as popular with adults as it was with kids.
Creator's Pet: Both Sal Ami and Mr. Cheese quickly became one.
Ear Worm: WACKY DELLY, yeah! WACKY DELLY, yeah! Sandwiches are good!
Ensemble Darkhorse: The Mayonnaise, as detailed below under True Art Is Incomprehensible.
Fanon Discontinuity: NEVER, I repeat, NEVER bring up season 2 when discussing this show!
Hilarious in Hindsight: This wouldn't be the only time a yellow, polygonal character with holes in him would take Nickelodeon by storm.
Marty Stu: The Cheese for being the best character in the show.
"I am the cheese! I am the best character on the show! I am better than both the salami and the baloney combined!"
"I HATE BALONEY!"
Nightmare Fuel: Sal Ami eating Mr. Cheese, despite being Played for Laughs, can be quite unsettling to a younger viewer.
So Bad, It's Good: Why the show was so successful.
They Changed It, Now It Sucks: After creator Ralph Bighead tried to run the show himself, which led to it's cancellation.
True Art Is Incomprehensible: The 10 minutes of mayonnaise episode was hailed as a Warholian tribute.