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 1 Tangent 128, Sat, 22nd Aug '09 9:40:17 AM from Virginia Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
Phineas and Ferb.

I'm surprised I haven't heard much from other Tropers about this- it's a delightfully Genre Savvy show. With catchy music, Crazy-Prepared Girl Scouts, and a secret agent platypus.
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 2 Dorkus, Sat, 22nd Aug '09 10:34:44 PM Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
It's funny, I was thinking the same thing.

Well, gives us a good chance to start on it tongue
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There definitely seem to be fans of it 'round these parts, given the occasional quoting of it I see, and some page pictures from it.

It's definitely got its posse 'round here; I just don't think they're forumites.
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Actually, P&F is my new favorite TV show. I laugh at every line.
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 5 Tzetze, Mon, 24th Aug '09 2:15:46 PM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
I like Norm. "Let's bring our wives next time!"
 6 Geostomp, Mon, 24th Aug '09 2:36:20 PM from Arkansas, USA Relationship Status:
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I love that the show is so self-aware. It knows everything happening is absurd and formulaic, and revels in it.
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Inspired by this thread, I looked at some clips on youtube. It looked OK enough - except for the songs, which were better than that. :) I have had Perry The Platypus' theme song in my head all day...

Erik, "he's a semi-aquatic egg-laying mammal of a-action!"

 8 Tangent 128, Tue, 25th Aug '09 3:31:21 PM from Virginia Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
I frequently find myself getting the Quirky Work Song stuck in my head. Not that I mind, since it's so cheery.

Oddly, the Perry The Platypus Song is only OK for me. Compared to some of the other songs, at least.
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 9 Dorkus, Tue, 25th Aug '09 11:47:59 PM Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
Heh, I get the work song stuck in my head also (at work no less). Makes the work go faster in a pleasant way.
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Since I haven't watched the show "for real", just checked some episodes on youtube, and there seems to be one song an episode when it gets into gear, I have not heard most


I love this show. It is definitly one of the best show on Disney Channel, and it's just a delight to watch. I agree, the songs are the best, I'm glad to hear it's getting an album. Everything is so wack, and the characters are great. Definitly one of my favorites.

I like how the two boys aren't mean or snarky or obnoxious, even to Candace. In some episodes they even help her. They're just cheerfully confident and don't care who knows about their schemes. It's also hilarious that Linda and Charlene are friends.
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 13 wuggles, Sat, 29th Aug '09 1:44:52 PM from Miami, FL Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
I like it because it's very creative, and as others have said, it's Genre Savvy. The characters act their age. Other than building elaborate machines, they are very much 11-year-olds. I hope it doesn't get Screwed by the Network like Dave the Barbarian did.

 14 Tangent 128, Sat, 29th Aug '09 2:26:58 PM from Virginia Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
Given that the only bit of Executive Meddling I'm aware of is the song-for-every-episode thing, and they're apparently getting a third season, things look good for now.
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 16 Dorkus, Mon, 7th Sep '09 2:29:43 PM Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me

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edited 7th Sep '09 2:30:13 PM by Dorkus

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Phineas and Ferb is just one those shows that kinda gives the grown-ups a look back at what it is to be a kid and the kids a really fun show that basically says that kids are awesome. its a show for everyone
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 18 Kuzla 3, Tue, 8th Sep '09 11:00:47 PM from The Tropical Islands
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I really like Phineas and Ferb! Especially Perry the Platypus.
Dear god, I love this show! Same reasons as all the others listed on this page, so I won't go into that.

I usually don't admit it in public unless in company of another fan due to it being a Disney cartoon.

And the "song-an-episode" thing made me reflect on Executive Meddling in a somewhat positive way

edited 11th Sep '09 11:13:28 PM by HappyFork

 20 Guy In A Box, Sat, 12th Sep '09 6:44:08 PM from a box near a dumpster
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So far, Phineas & Ferb has been one of the only shows on the new Disney Channel that I've actually been taking a liking to. It's basically primetime programming like The Simpsons or Family Guy, only without all of the raunchy stuff.

edited 12th Sep '09 6:44:44 PM by Guy In A Box

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 21 Tangent 128, Sun, 13th Sep '09 7:23:40 AM from Virginia Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
Supposedly the next new episode involves time travel back to "Rollercoaster".

Edit: Hello, Zeeba neighba!

edited 13th Sep '09 7:25:46 AM by Tangent128

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 22 tricksterson, Thu, 17th Sep '09 2:05:12 PM from Behind you with an icepick Relationship Status: I made a point to burn all of the photographs
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I love this show. It's the best animated show currently on and the best animated series Disney has had since Kim Possible.
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 23 Gojirob, Mon, 21st Sep '09 3:25:35 PM from New Jersey Shore
It is made by a couple of FG alumni in part to prove it was the timing and humor that made it a hit, not Mc Farlane's raunch.

I do love everything about it. I even YT'd a couple of the songs in Japanese.grin
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Honestly, this show reminds me of Elite Beat Agents. It's completely over-the-top, has some of the catchiest songs I've ever heard, and takes some of the most cliched and/or crazy ideas and somehow makes them work.
 25 Tangent 128, Sat, 26th Sep '09 8:53:31 PM from Virginia Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
Well, the recent time travel episode was very much Timey-Wimey Ball. I'm not sure how much of it happened anymore...

Also, I recently found this song... strangely overlooked given how catchy I found it.

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