YMMV / Witches Abroad

  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: The witches run into Gollum early in their quest, before Granny hits him with an oar. This is never mentioned again.
  • Fridge Brilliance: Once it's established by the Tiffany Aching books that a witch cannot work her magic purely for her own benefit without succumbing to bad karma and/or cackling, Lilith's conduct makes more sense: by claiming she's giving others a "happy ending", she rationalizes her own power-mongering as being for somebody else's benefit, not her own. They don't get a say in the matter.
    • Another one; during the parody of The Wizard of Oz, Lilith tries to kill Nanny Ogg by dropping a house on her. Nanny survives, despite the fact that dropping a house on a witch is supposed to kill them, at least according to Lilith. This is actually another case of Lilith being Wrong Genre Savvy; the house is supposed to kill the wicked witch...and Nanny Ogg is a good witch. Lilith, of course, doesn't realize that she herself is the actual bad witch.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: The idea of a dictatorship presented as a warped version of Disney World and an evil fairy godmother predicts the plots of the first two Shrek films (although the first one has been around for a while), and now Disney's actually made a movie set in New Orleans.
    • Featuring a Baron Samedi look-alike and a voodoo witch who sees the future in her gumbo pot.
      • And the Samedi character kills another character (who is also a small animal) simply by stepping on him.
    • Greebo always wanted to be ginger.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Lily crosses it when she transforms the footmen into beetles and then treads on them—in-universe trope, as this seriously shocks the witches, who follow Thou Shalt Not Kill.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Lily's eventual fate: trapped in an endless maze of mirrors, unable to get out until she finds the 'real' reflection. There's no question she deserved it, but it's a bit chilling.