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* BlackBestFriend: The first person outside of his family that James befriends is black.


* ActingForTwo:
** Mark Hamill plays Ted Mitchum and voices all of the characters that Ted voices in Brigsby Bear, including the titular hero and Sunsnatcher.
** In-universe, one actress (Whitney) plays both of the Sunshine Sisters.

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* ActingForTwo:
** Mark Hamill plays Ted Mitchum and voices all of the characters that Ted voices in Brigsby Bear, including the titular hero and Sunsnatcher.
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ActingForTwo: In-universe, one actress (Whitney) plays both of the Sunshine Sisters.

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* TakingTheHeat: When James and Spencer are arrested for the explosive going off, James takes responsibility for everything, including the alcohol and drugs that were collected during the arrest.


* ManChild: James is a big of one, as being raised in a bunker his entire life has left him without many social skills.

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* ManChild: James is a big of one, as being raised in a bunker his entire life has left him without many social skills. He loves the Brigsby Bear show so much that he made projects on the show and he went on forums to talk about it.


* UsefulNotes/{{Utah}}: The setting of the film. It's never directly stated, but the Pope family lives in Salt Lake City.


* ShoutOut: Spencer offers up a number of shout-outs, such as wearing a ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' T-shirt and having posters for movies like ''Film/{{Tron}}'' and ''Film/TheThing''.

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* ShoutOut: Spencer offers up a number of shout-outs, such as wearing a ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' T-shirt and having posters for movies like ''Film/{{Tron}}'' and ''Film/TheThing''.''Film/TheThing1982''.

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* {{Utah}}: The setting of the film. It's never directly stated, but the Pope family lives in Salt Lake City.

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* {{Utah}}: UsefulNotes/{{Utah}}: The setting of the film. It's never directly stated, but the Pope family lives in Salt Lake City.


* NoAntagonist: There's no villain in the film. Everyone is trying their best to help James work through his issues. Even his fake parents, who are thwarted at the start of the film, are given a sympathetic portrayal and don't work against James' recovery.


* NoVillain: There's no villain in the film. Everyone is trying their best to help James work through his issues. Even his fake parents, who are thwarted at the start of the film, are given a sympathetic portrayal and don't work against James' recovery.

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* NoVillain: NoAntagonist: There's no villain in the film. Everyone is trying their best to help James work through his issues. Even his fake parents, who are thwarted at the start of the film, are given a sympathetic portrayal and don't work against James' recovery.

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* NoVillain: There's no villain in the film. Everyone is trying their best to help James work through his issues. Even his fake parents, who are thwarted at the start of the film, are given a sympathetic portrayal and don't work against James' recovery.


* AnAesop: The episodes of 'Brigsby Bear' frequently involve the bear directly addressing the audience (i.e.; James) with didactic lessons.

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* AnAesop: The episodes of 'Brigsby Bear' ''Brigsby Bear'' frequently involve the bear directly addressing the audience (i.e.; James) with didactic lessons.



* PuttingTheBandBackTogether: James goes around looking for the original cast members of the show to help him complete his ''Brigsby Bear'' Movie.

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* PuttingTheBandBackTogether: James goes around looking for the original cast members of the show to help him complete his ''Brigsby Bear'' Movie.movie.



* ThemeTune: The in-universe show 'Brigsby Bear' has a pretty good one.

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* StylisticSuck: Episodes of ''Brigsby Bear'' look like low-budget, old-school puppet shows from TheEighties. James' finished product is obviously made by amateurs, with very cheap and crude special effects.
* ThemeTune: The in-universe show 'Brigsby Bear' ''Brigsby Bear'' has a pretty good one.


* ProductPlacement: Coke. A cop makes a big deal out of giving a large bottle of Coke to James when he arrives at the police station. Detective Vogel drinks from an identical bottle during his lunch break. When James meets Whitney at the diner, he thanks her for "the food and the Coke."



* ShoutOut: Spencer offers up a number of shout-outs, such as wearing a ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' T-shirt and having posters for movies like ''Film/{{Tron}}'' and ''Film/TheThing''.



* SpoofAesop: Some of the lessons that Ted puts into ''Brigsby Bear'' are rather strange and obviously reflective of Ted's warped attempt at parenting. They range from useful things like daily exercise routines, to stranger rules like not masturbating more than twice a day, to obvious attempts at manipulation, such as discouraging curiosity.

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* SpoofAesop: Some of the lessons that Ted puts into ''Brigsby Bear'' are rather strange and obviously reflective of Ted's warped attempt at parenting. They range from useful things like daily exercise routines, to stranger rules like not masturbating more than twice a day, to obvious attempts at manipulation, manipulation such as discouraging curiosity.


* ActingForTwo: Mark Hamill plays Ted Mitchum and voices all of the characters that Ted voices in Brigsby Bear, including the titular hero and Sunsnatcher.

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* ActingForTwo: ActingForTwo:
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Mark Hamill plays Ted Mitchum and voices all of the characters that Ted voices in Brigsby Bear, including the titular hero and Sunsnatcher.



** SpoofAesop: Some of these lessons are more...idiosyncratic, given his upbringing. They range from things like daily exercise routines to rules on masturbation (never more than twice a day).



* TheCameo: [[Series/TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob Tim Heidecker]] plays a hockey coach in the campy movie Greg and James see.

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* TheCameo: [[Series/TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob TheCameo:
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Tim Heidecker]] Heidecker of ''Series/TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob'' plays a hockey coach in the campy movie Greg and James see.



* EvilSorcerer: Sunsnatcher

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* EvilSorcerer: SunsnatcherSunsnatcher in the ShowWithinAShow



* PunnyName: The villain of the Brigsby Bear show is Sunsnatcher. While this refers to his nature as a celestial being in-story, within the context of creator Ted Mitchum's life, it has a clear second meaning...
* PuttingTheBandBackTogether: James goes around looking for the original cast members of the show to help him complete his 'Brigsby Bear' Movie.

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* PunnyName: The villain of the Brigsby Bear ''Brigsby Bear'' show is Sunsnatcher. While this refers to his nature as a celestial being in-story, within the context of creator Ted Mitchum's life, it has a clear second meaning...
meaning, having "snatched" somebody else's "son."
* PuttingTheBandBackTogether: James goes around looking for the original cast members of the show to help him complete his 'Brigsby Bear' ''Brigsby Bear'' Movie.



* ShowWithinAShow: Brigsby Bear, both the show and James's movie attempt.
* SociallyAwkwardHero: James, as mentioned.

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* ShowWithinAShow: Brigsby Bear, ''Brigsby Bear'', both the show and James's movie attempt.
* SociallyAwkwardHero: James, due to having only ever interacted with his parents.
* SpoofAesop: Some of the lessons that Ted puts into ''Brigsby Bear'' are rather strange and obviously reflective of Ted's warped attempt at parenting. They range from useful things like daily exercise routines, to stranger rules like not masturbating more than twice a day, to obvious attempts at manipulation, such
as mentioned.discouraging curiosity.


* ADateWithRosiePalms: James has a thing for the [[TwinThreesomeFantasy SunshineSisters]]. The film cuts away after just enough to get the gist.

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: James has a thing for the [[TwinThreesomeFantasy SunshineSisters]].Sunshine Sisters]]. The film cuts away after just enough to get the gist.

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