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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: The Grinch delivers this at the Whobilation, [[JerkassHasAPoint calling out the Whos]] for their conspicuous consumption and ChewingTheScenery all the way.

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: The After being reminded by the Mayor of one [[JerkassWoobie particularly cruel prank he suffered]] as a child, the Grinch delivers this at the Whobilation, [[JerkassHasAPoint calling out the Whos]] for their conspicuous consumption and ChewingTheScenery all the way.


** After being humiliated and tortured during the festivities in the Whobilation, [[ThrowTheDogABone the Grinch ends up winning first place in the sack race, getting praise from the other Whos for probably the first time in his entire life...]] only for the mayor to give him a razor as a call-back to the sahving incident that humiliated him as a child, resulting in further mockery from the Whos.

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** After being humiliated and tortured during the festivities in the Whobilation, [[ThrowTheDogABone the Grinch ends up winning first place in the sack race, getting praise from the other Whos for probably the first time in his entire life...]] only for the mayor to give him a razor as a call-back to the sahving shaving incident that humiliated him as a child, resulting in further mockery from the Whos.


* A mild, blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment: While choosing a Whobilation outfit, The Grinch rips off his 'not a dress', and he's wearing a lace garter around his thigh.

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* ** A mild, blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment: While choosing a Whobilation outfit, The Grinch rips off his 'not a dress', and he's wearing a lace garter around his thigh.


** The Grinch himself is shocked when Cindy sees him attempting to steal her Christmas tree. He has another one when when he discovers that he accidentally sucked up a cat in his sleigh. Seconds later, he has yet another one when another Persian cat attacks him from one of the Whos' cupboards. Then, he has a ''fourth'' one when he realizes that his sleigh runs out of fuel.

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** The Grinch himself is shocked when Cindy sees him attempting to steal her Christmas tree. He has another one when when he discovers that he accidentally sucked up a cat in his sleigh. Seconds later, he has yet another one when another Persian cat attacks him from one of the Whos' cupboards. Then, he has a ''fourth'' one when he realizes that his sleigh runs has ran out of fuel.


** Cindy when she first encounters the Grinch.
** The Grinch himself is shocked when Cindy sees him attempting to steal her Christmas tree. He has another one when when he discovers that he accidentally sucked up a cat in his sleigh. Then a ''third'' one when another cat attacks him from one of the Whos' cupboards.
** The Grinch has a similar one when his sleigh runs out of fuel.
** The Grinch again when he realizes that the sleigh is about to fall off Mount Crumpit.

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** Cindy when she first encounters the Grinch.
Grinch for the first time.
** The Grinch himself is shocked when Cindy sees him attempting to steal her Christmas tree. He has another one when when he discovers that he accidentally sucked up a cat in his sleigh. Then a ''third'' Seconds later, he has yet another one when another Persian cat attacks him from one of the Whos' cupboards.
** The Grinch
cupboards. Then, he has a similar ''fourth'' one when he realizes that his sleigh runs out of fuel.
** Augustus when Wholihan's car pulls his bed out of his house.
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The Grinch again when he realizes that the sleigh is about to fall off Mount Crumpit.


** The Grinch himself is shocked when Cindy sees him attempting to steal her Christmas tree, and later when he discovers a cat in his sleigh and another cat when he is stealing some gifts in one of the Whos' cupboards.

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** The Grinch himself is shocked when Cindy sees him attempting to steal her Christmas tree, and later tree. He has another one when when he discovers that he accidentally sucked up a cat in his sleigh and sleigh. Then a ''third'' one when another cat when he is stealing some gifts in attacks him from one of the Whos' cupboards.


[[caption-width-right:350:You better watch out.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:You [[caption-width-right:300:You better watch out.]]



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[[caption-width-right:350:You better watch out.]]


* OhCrap: There are quite a few moments of characters realizing that they are in serious trouble.

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* OhCrap: There are quite a few moments of characters realizing that they are in serious trouble.OhCrap:

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* LostInImitation: The book was black-and-white with occasional red for emphasis. It was the animated version that made the Grinch green.


* CatsAreMean: A white Persian cat attacks the Grinch when he pillages Whoville after Grinch sucks the cat up with a giant vacuum.

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* CatsAreMean: A white Persian cat attacks the Grinch when he pillages Whoville after Grinch sucks the cat as [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge payback]] for sucking it up with a giant vacuum.

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* CatsAreMean: A white Persian cat attacks the Grinch when he pillages Whoville after Grinch sucks the cat up with a giant vacuum.


* VillainousBreakdown: The Grinch loses it when his plan to ruin Christmas is foiled before he experiences a HeelFaceTurn.

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* VillainousBreakdown: The Grinch loses it when he realizes that his plan to ruin Christmas is has been foiled before he experiences a HeelFaceTurn.thanks to the Whos.


* DidNotGetTheGirl:
** The Mayor loses Martha to the Grinch.
** Subverted with the Grinch who didn't win Martha over as a child.

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* DidNotGetTheGirl:
** The Mayor loses Martha to the Grinch.
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DidNotGetTheGirl: Subverted with the Grinch who didn't win Martha over as a child.


* BettyAndVeronica: Gender-flipped with the Grinch (Betty) and Mayor Augustus May Who (Veronica) vying for Martha May Whovier, the third member of the love triangle.


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* NobleMaleRoguishMale: The the Grinch (Roguish) and Mayor Augustus May Who (Noble) vying for Martha May Whovier, the third member of the love triangle. In this case, the roguish is a JerkWithAHeartOfGold, whilst the noble male is a BitchInSheepsClothing.

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