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* There is a reason why Skipper called Julien their best singer in The Movie and they decided on something other than a power ballad to get the MP3's attention. It all goes back to ''Madagascar''. While Kowalski has had many songs and Roger is a gifted singer, JULIEN was the one who sang over the movie's credits with "I like to move it, move it". Not only did Julien sing it, but it has a similar beat to Julien's MP3 song!

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* There is a reason why Skipper called Julien their best singer in The Movie and they decided on something other than a power ballad to get the MP3's [=MP3's=] attention. It all goes back to ''Madagascar''. While Kowalski has had many songs and Roger is a gifted singer, JULIEN was the one who sang over the movie's credits with "I like to move it, move it". Not only did Julien sing it, but it has a similar beat to Julien's MP3 [=MP3=] song!


* Skinner having a rather [[FantasticRacism condescending attitude toward mammals]] most of the time while putting birds (specially penguins) on a pedestal makes sense given that birds are modern dinosaurs. Their kind ruled Earth for 160 million years and, even after a catastrophic asteroid impact, many of them are still kicking.

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* Skinner Skipper having a rather [[FantasticRacism condescending attitude toward mammals]] most of the time while putting birds (specially penguins) on a pedestal makes sense given that birds are modern dinosaurs. Their kind ruled Earth for 160 million years years, far more than any mammal as of now, and, even after a catastrophic asteroid impact, many of them are still kicking.



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* Skinner having a rather [[FantasticRacism condescending attitude toward mammals]] most of the time while putting birds (specially penguins) on a pedestal makes sense given that birds are modern dinosaurs. Their kind ruled Earth for 160 million years and, even after a catastrophic asteroid impact, many of them are still kicking.

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* In "Kaboom And Kabust", if you overlook the hilarious FallingInLoveMontage that is Julien and Rico's exploding romp, it's disturbing to see how manipulative Julien is in this episode, clearly taking advantage of Rico's mental illness for his own personal entertainment. It's just cemented by how obviously concerned the Penguins are that Rico's going to hurt himself. In fact, a lot of Rico's behaviour becomes a lot more disturbing if you interpret him as having some kind of learning disability.



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* In "All Choked Up" the only person that's small enough to push down Rico's expansive gullet is Mort, the smallest character. As the series goes on, Rico coughs up larger and larger objects as his ability to choke stuff up is Flanderised, and eventually by "Private and the Winky Factory" Rico is capable of accidentally swallowing Kowalski, who is actually larger than he is. Practice makes perfect, I guess...



* Rico swallows and pukes out a conscious Kowalski in "Private and the Winky Factory"

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* Rico swallows and pukes out a conscious Kowalski in "Private and the Winky Factory"Factory".


* There is a reason why Skipper called Julien their best singer in The Movie and they decided on something other then a power ballad to get the MP3's attention. It all goes back to ''Madagascar''. While Kowalski has had many songs and Roger is a gifted singer, JULIEN was the one who sang over the movie's credits with "I like to move it, move it". Not only did Julien sing it, but it has a similar beat to Julien's MP3 song!

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* There is a reason why Skipper called Julien their best singer in The Movie and they decided on something other then than a power ballad to get the MP3's attention. It all goes back to ''Madagascar''. While Kowalski has had many songs and Roger is a gifted singer, JULIEN was the one who sang over the movie's credits with "I like to move it, move it". Not only did Julien sing it, but it has a similar beat to Julien's MP3 song!



* What would have happened at the end of "I was a Penguin Zombie" if Skipper didn't force himself to speak clearly. Rico would have slashed him open with a chainsaw and really would have killed Skipper. Kowlaski would have also experimented on him and subjected his own leader to a grueling series of increasingly painful test

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* What would have happened at the end of "I was a Penguin Zombie" if Skipper didn't force himself to speak clearly. Rico would have slashed him open with a chainsaw and really would have killed Skipper. Kowlaski Kowalski would have also experimented on him and subjected his own leader to a grueling series of increasingly painful testtests.


** Savio also functions as a jarring KnightOfCerebus for the series (around about the time DreamWorks Animation's other cartoon spinoffs got DarkerAndEdgier). ''Every'' antagonist prior had moments of [[LargeHam ham]] or [[LaughablyEvil silliness]] (even Dr Blowhole had silly moments, due to his love of EvilGloating and theatricality). Savio does not. He is also the only antagonist the penguins were never able to defeat by themselves and the only antagonist that was perfectly willing to kill (not defeat, not capture, ''kill'') the main cast.

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** Savio also functions as a jarring KnightOfCerebus for the series (around about the time DreamWorks Animation's Creator/DreamWorksAnimation's other cartoon spinoffs got DarkerAndEdgier). ''Every'' antagonist prior had moments of [[LargeHam ham]] or [[LaughablyEvil silliness]] (even Dr Blowhole had silly moments, due to his love of EvilGloating and theatricality). Savio does not. He is also the only antagonist the penguins were never able to defeat by themselves and the only antagonist that was perfectly willing to kill (not defeat, not capture, ''kill'') the main cast.


* Kind of minor thing, but Kowalski's fear of the dentist at the end of "Needle Point" is actually somewhat rational--all zoo others are required to have oral checkups, so even though birds (penguins included) don't technically have teeth, they're still required to see a dentist once in a while.

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* Kind of minor thing, but Kowalski's fear of the dentist at the end of "Needle Point" is actually somewhat rational--all zoo others animals are required to have oral checkups, so even though birds (penguins included) don't technically have teeth, they're still required to see a dentist once in a while.



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* Why hasn't Blowhole troubles with eyepatch like Red Squirell? Because dolphins use echolocation, so lack of one eye doesn't bother him so much.



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* Kind of minor thing, but Kowalski's fear of the dentist at the end of "Needle Point" is actually somewhat rational--all zoo others are required to have oral checkups, so even though birds (penguins included) don't technically have teeth, they're still required to see a dentist once in a while.


** He also sings the credits in the third Madagascaf movie.

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** He also sings the credits in the third Madagascaf Madagascar movie.



* Marlene's tendencies to go wild - when she is in the park for first time, she looks scared at first, when she realizes she really is not in zoo, before she go wild. And in "Littlefoot", when she [[spoiler: was deprived of her wild herself]], she was extremely fearful. Maybe going wild is her way to defeat fear. (But it cannot explain, why she does not remember anything about she was wild).

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* Marlene's tendencies to go wild - when wild--when she is in the park for first time, she looks scared at first, when she realizes she really is not in zoo, before she go wild. And in "Littlefoot", when she [[spoiler: was deprived of her wild herself]], she was extremely fearful. Maybe going wild is her way to defeat fear. (But it cannot explain, why she does not remember anything about she was wild).


* Julien is surprisingly good when it comes to athletics, which stems from two things: 1.) Being a dancer all his life, and 2.) Always having to deal with the fossa back in Madagascar.
** Dancing ''does'' technically count as a sport.

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* Julien is surprisingly good when it comes to athletics, which stems from two things: 1.) Being a dancer all his life, life and 2.) Always having to deal with the fossa back in on Madagascar.
** Dancing It should be noted that dancing ''does'' technically count as a sport.



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* Marlene's tendencies to go wild - when she is in the park for first time, she looks scared at first, when she realizes she really is not in zoo, before she go wild. And in "Littlefoot", when she [[spoiler: was deprived of her wild herself]], she was extremely fearful. Maybe going wild is her way to defeat fear. (But it cannot explain, why she does not remember anything about she was wild).



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* ''Hard Boiled Eggy''. Eggy defeats absolutely ''everyone'' in the zoo [[spoiler: ''but'' King Julien]]. Considering [[TykeBomb he is a combination of the four penguins' strengths]], it is obvious that he (and, likewise, the penguins) [[spoiler: would be unable to handle King Julien.]]


* Julien is surprisingly good when it comes to athletics, which stems from two things, being a dancer all his life and always having to deal with the fossa back in Madagascar.
** Dancing does technically count as a sport.

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* Julien is surprisingly good when it comes to athletics, which stems from two things, being things: 1.) Being a dancer all his life life, and always 2.) Always having to deal with the fossa back in Madagascar.
** Dancing does ''does'' technically count as a sport.

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