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''[[color:#191970:A Case Of Spring Fever]]'' (1940) is an educational short produced by Creator/TheJamHandyOrganization intended to teach high school students a physics lesson in [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooke%27s_law Hooke's Law]].

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''[[color:#191970:A Case Of of Spring Fever]]'' (1940) is an educational short produced by Creator/TheJamHandyOrganization intended to teach high school students a physics lesson in [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooke%27s_law Hooke's Law]].


* CharacterTic / VerbalTic: Every time Coily vanishes and says "No springs!", it's accompanied by a strange springy whistle.



* HairTriggerSoundEffect: Every time Coily vanishes and says "No springs!", it's accompanied by a strange springy whistle.



* OddJobGods: Coily.

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* OddJobGods: Coily.Coily is a "spring sprite".





* {{Bowdlerization}}: If there were no Hooke's Law, be prepared from some really ugly BodyHorror. Gilbert got off '''''easy'''''.



* TruthInTelevision: To be fair, it's not about ''steel springs'' per se. It's about [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooke%27s_law Hooke's Law]], better known as The Law of Elasticity.


* RogerRabbitEffect: Coily is animated; everything else is live-action.

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* RogerRabbitEffect: Coily is animated; animated, while everything else is live-action.live-action. Like most older examples done on the cheap, the majority of Coily's shots are cel animation laid over static photographs; only two shots feature Coily and Gilbert in the frame together, and there's no physical interaction beyond Gilbert staring at the little guy.


* {{Otaku}}: Gilbert.

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* {{Otaku}}: Gilbert.Gilbert learns to love springs so much that he will go on and ON about them, to the absolute detriment of conversation.
* PublicDomainSoundtrack: Strauss' "Perpetuum Mobile, Op. 257" plays as Gilbert, with childlike wonder, finally appreciates the joys that a world of springs has to offer.


* {{Bowdlerise}}: If there were no Hooke's Law, be prepared from some really ugly BodyHorror. Gilbert got off '''''easy'''''.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}: {{Bowdlerization}}: If there were no Hooke's Law, be prepared from some really ugly BodyHorror. Gilbert got off '''''easy'''''.



* CharacterTic / VerbalTic: Every time Coily vanishes and says "No springs!", it's accompanied by a strange springy whistle.



* VerbalTic: Every time Coily vanishes, it's accompanied by a strange springy whistle.


* DisproportionateRetribution: Coily removes all springs from the world just because Gilbert verbally expressed some frustration while trying to fix a mattress.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Coily removes all springs from the world just because Gilbert verbally expressed some frustration while trying to fix a mattress.the springs in the couch.



** It's also part of the short's ShowDontTell stategy: the golf buddies can fall asleep in the car because of the many levels of springs cushioning their ride.

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** It's also part of the short's ShowDontTell stategy: strategy: the golf buddies can fall asleep in the car because of the many levels of springs cushioning their ride.


This short is public domain and [[https://archive.org/details/CaseofSp1940 viewable]] at the InternetArchive.

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This short is public domain and [[https://archive.org/details/CaseofSp1940 viewable]] at the InternetArchive.
Internet Archive.

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* IronicHell: According to Coily, only Gilbert would experience a world without springs.


For the ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E12Squirm episode recap page]]. This was the only short from the tenth season and the final short ever done on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''... and let it be said that they went out on a high note. And then riffed it again as the short before ''Podcast/RiffTrax Live: Film/{{Sharknado}}''.

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For the ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E12Squirm episode recap page]]. This was the only short from the tenth season and the final short ever done on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''... and let it be said that they went out on a high note. And then riffed it again as the short before ''Podcast/RiffTrax Live: Film/{{Sharknado}}''.Film/{{Sharknado}}''; it was later released as a VOD on the official site.


* TechnologyMarchesOn: A decent number of the mentioned uses for springs have since been made obsolete thanks to computer technology.
** Lampshaded in the [=MST3K=] riffing:
-->'''Servo:''' "Ohh, I'll show Coily! I'm gonna digitize everything!"


For the ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E12Squirm episode recap page]]. This was the only short from the tenth season and the final short ever done on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''... and let it be said that they went out on a high note. And then riffed it again as the short before ''RiffTrax Live: Film/{{Sharknado}}''.

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For the ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E12Squirm episode recap page]]. This was the only short from the tenth season and the final short ever done on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''... and let it be said that they went out on a high note. And then riffed it again as the short before ''RiffTrax ''Podcast/RiffTrax Live: Film/{{Sharknado}}''.


''[[color:#191970:A Case Of Spring Fever]]'' (1940) is an educational short produced by the JamHandy Organization intended to teach high school students a physics lesson in [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooke%27s_law Hooke's Law]].

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''[[color:#191970:A Case Of Spring Fever]]'' (1940) is an educational short produced by the JamHandy Organization Creator/TheJamHandyOrganization intended to teach high school students a physics lesson in [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooke%27s_law Hooke's Law]].


For the ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E12Squirm episode recap page]]. This was the only short from the tenth season and the final short ever done on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''... and let it be said that they went out on a high note. And then riffed it again as the short before ''RiffTrax Live: Film/{{Sharknado}}''

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For the ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E12Squirm episode recap page]]. This was the only short from the tenth season and the final short ever done on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''... and let it be said that they went out on a high note. And then riffed it again as the short before ''RiffTrax Live: Film/{{Sharknado}}''Film/{{Sharknado}}''.


For the ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E12Squirm episode recap page]]. This was the only short from the tenth season and the final short ever done on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''... and let it be said that they went out on a high note.

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For the ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E12Squirm episode recap page]]. This was the only short from the tenth season and the final short ever done on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''... and let it be said that they went out on a high note. And then riffed it again as the short before ''RiffTrax Live: Film/{{Sharknado}}''

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