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* SuddenEyeColor: Of all the plush inhabitants of the Hundred-Acre Wood, only Pooh retains his animated counterpart's BlackBeadEyes. Everyone else gets coloured irises. Tigger's are bright green, Eeyore's are amber, and Piglet, Kanga and Roo's are all dark brown.


* DadTheVeteran: Christopher is this to Madeline, having served in World War II. Just like the real Christopher Robin Milne, who was a sapper in the British Army for the entire duration of the war. Sadder when you realize that Christopher was aware that he was going to be a father, as Evelyn is visibly pregnant as she sees him off, but he doesn't get to meet his own child until she's already 3 years old.

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* DadTheVeteran: Christopher is this to Madeline, having served in World War II. Just like the real Christopher Robin Milne, who was a sapper in the British Army for the entire duration of the war. Sadder when you realize that Christopher was aware that he was going to be a father, as Evelyn is visibly pregnant as she sees him off, but he doesn't get to meet his own child until she's already 3 three years old.



* DownerBeginning: While the opening has the whimsy and fun wordplay of the classic stories as Pooh and friends throw Christopher Robin a party, it's a goodbye party as he's being shipped off to boarding school. It only goes downhill from there, as we see over the credits how he grows up - the school is pretty much militant, he learns of his father's death while there, and is eventually shipped to the front lines of World War II. The only bright spot is him meeting Evelyn.

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* DownerBeginning: While the opening has the whimsy and fun wordplay of the classic stories as Pooh and friends throw Christopher Robin a party, it's a goodbye party as he's being shipped off to boarding school. It only goes downhill from there, as we see over the credits how he grows up - the school is pretty much militant, he learns of his father's death while there, and is eventually shipped to the front lines of World War II. The only bright spot is him meeting Evelyn.Evelyn (and even that has a sour point to it, as they conceive Madeline only for Christopher to be presumably drafted).


* DadTheVeteran: Christopher is this to Madeline, having served in World War II. Just like the real Christopher Robin Milne, who was a sapper in the British Army for the entire duration of the war.
* DemotedToExtra: Rabbit, Kanga, Roo, and Owl suffer this, since they are relegated to only a few scenes and do not join the “expotition” into London. Rabbit and Roo are particularly notable, since the former is usually a part of the main cast of ''Pooh'' media (though he has been the most likely of the core five to get shafted or left out), and the latter enjoyed a large amount of spotlight in the 2000’s.

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* DadTheVeteran: Christopher is this to Madeline, having served in World War II. Just like the real Christopher Robin Milne, who was a sapper in the British Army for the entire duration of the war.
war. Sadder when you realize that Christopher was aware that he was going to be a father, as Evelyn is visibly pregnant as she sees him off, but he doesn't get to meet his own child until she's already 3 years old.
* DemotedToExtra: Rabbit, Kanga, Roo, and Owl suffer this, since they are relegated to only a few scenes and do not join the “expotition” into London. Rabbit and Roo are particularly notable, since the former is usually a part of the main cast of ''Pooh'' media (though he has been the most likely of the core five to get shafted or left out), and the latter enjoyed a large amount of spotlight in the 2000’s. Kanga in particular only gets a small handful of lines.


[''A golf ball comes out of Giles's pocket'']

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[''A golf ball comes out of Giles's Giles' pocket'']



* HateSink: Winslow, Jr. Being a Winnie the Pooh story, the film has no actual villains. Winslow, Jr serves the purpose of being a character the audience can root against.

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* HateSink: Winslow, Winslow Jr. Being a Winnie the Pooh story, the film has no actual villains. Winslow, Winslow Jr serves the purpose of being a character the audience can root against.



--> '''Eeyore:''' '''*after Evelyn serves him a cup of tea*''' ''"Thank you, Evelyn My Wife.''

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--> '''Eeyore:''' '''*after ''(after Evelyn serves him a cup of tea*''' ''"Thank tea)'' "Thank you, Evelyn My Wife.''


* ElephantInTheRoom: After Christopher Robin tells Giles off, Giles tries to dismiss Christopher's behavior as crazy, prompting the elder Winslow's inquiry:
-->'''Giles''': Dear lord, he has lost his marbles.\\
'''Old Man Winslow''': Has he? [[LampshadeHanging Let's address the Heffalump in the room,]] shall we? What were you doing this weekend, Giles?\\
'''Giles''': What, me? [[BlatantLies I told you I was working.]]\\
[''A golf ball comes out of Giles's pocket'']



* TheStinger: [[spoiler:During the end credits, an old-fashioned film plays showing the Winslow employees ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Christopher's neighbor]]) on a beach and singing about doing nothing. The last scene also features Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore sitting in beach chairs and wearing sunglasses, and [[Music/TheShermanBrothers Richard Sherman]] as a singing pianoplayer.]]

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* TheStinger: [[spoiler:During the end credits, an old-fashioned film plays showing the Winslow employees ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Christopher's neighbor]]) on a beach and singing about doing nothing. The last scene also features Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore sitting in beach chairs and wearing sunglasses, and [[Music/TheShermanBrothers Richard Sherman]] as a singing pianoplayer.piano player.]]

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: When Christopher Robin confronts Giles:
-->'''Giles''': What the devil is a "Woozle"?\\
'''Christopher Robin''': A "woozle" is a slinking little monster who gets everyone else to do his work for him, and hopes that we forget what's important in our lives: our families, our dear friends, the people who love us, the people whom we love. Well, we're here to tell you, I'm here to tell you that we're not afraid of Heffalumps or Woozles anymore, are we?


* BusbyBerkeleyNumber: "Busy Doing Nothing", which appears halfway through the end credits, featuring home movie-style footage of the Winslow employees vacationing at the beach and dancing, with [[Music/TheShermanBrothers Richard Sherman]] playing the piano.



* InWhichATropeIsDescribed: In a clever MythologyGag to how the chapters of the original book were titled, the sequence of Christopher Robin growing up has significant events titled this way.

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* InWhichATropeIsDescribed: In a clever MythologyGag to how the chapters of the original book were titled, the sequence of Christopher Robin growing up has odd-numbered significant events titled this way.

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** Cecil asks Christopher Robin if he has time for a game of gin rummy, with Christopher politely declining.


The story is based on Creator/AAMilne's ''Franchise/WinnieThePooh'', and is the franchise's first LiveActionAdaptation on film. Christopher Robin, the human friend of Winnie-the-Pooh, is now all grown up, and he has lost all sense of imagination. It's up to Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood to re-enter Christopher's life and help him find it again.

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The story is based on Creator/AAMilne's ''Franchise/WinnieThePooh'', and is the franchise's first LiveActionAdaptation on film.[[LiveActionAdaptation live action film adaptation]]. Christopher Robin, the human friend of Winnie-the-Pooh, is now all grown up, and he has lost all sense of imagination. It's up to Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood to re-enter Christopher's life and help him find it again.

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* NeverTrustATrailer: One of the promos for the film has Pooh surprising a policeman that he can talk. In the film, he is actually speaking to Madeline.

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* ShoutOutToShakespeare: The recurring "Nothing comes from nothing" line is a reference to Theatre/KingLear, where the titular king asks Cordelia what she can say to surpass her sisters' eloquent speeches, she answers "Nothing", which prompts Lear to respond with "Nothing will come of nothing", which is echoed by Lear's fool a few scenes later:
-->'''Kent''': This is nothing, fool.\\
'''Fool''': Then 'tis like the breath of an unfeed lawyer: you gave me nothing for it. Can you make no use of nothing, nuncle?\\
'''Lear''': Why, no, boy. Nothing can be made out of nothing.

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* ChekhovsGun: At the farewell party, Piglet gives Christopher Robin a sack full of haycorns to remind him of the Hundred Acre Wood. Later, when Christopher is married to Evelyn and has a daughter, Madeline, she discovers the sack full of haycorns and a drawing he made, with Madeline later recognizing Pooh from her father's earlier drawings.

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* HypocriticalHumor: When Christopher Robin finds Pooh in a young boy's stroller at the London train station and takes it back from him:
-->'''Christopher Robin''': You can't just take a teddy bear from a grown man!

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* VitriolicBestBuds:
** The growing difference in maturity and intellect has taken it's toll between Pooh and Christopher Robin, with the latter frequently getting frustrated with the former's childishness. It soon becomes clear he loves his silly old bear as much as before however.
** Expectedly Rabbit is a bit prickly tempered with the group. Less expectedly, his grievances tend to be less with Pooh or Tigger like usual and more with Owl (who has bickered with Rabbit in earlier works but far less often).


* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Nearly all the Pooh cast are given British accents (only the actors who reprise their roles from previous Disney works use their original American portrayals). This example however is a MythologyGag due to the franchise's British origin.

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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Nearly all the Pooh cast are given voiced by British actors who use their native accents (only the actors who reprise their roles from previous Disney works use their original American portrayals). This example however is a MythologyGag due to the franchise's British origin.

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