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** NegativeContinuity and/or RuleOfDrama. Besides, most fans dislike that episode anyway, so you probably shouldn't defend it.

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** Well, Courage is a dog living in America. Perhaps, he thought the Red Army would be more ruthless, and therefore, more ''effective'' in dealing with the threat Kitty presented.

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** Well, she ''did'' eat that huge, expanding carrot in one sitting, once... ''The whole thing.''

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*** Also, it is outright destroyed when Conway crashes his plane on it as well. No horsemen.

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** They literally live in the middle of Nowhere. It's probably hard to find other houses or it would be too hard to move.

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** It's most likely NegativeContinuity, but then again, lots of people hate this episode anyway.


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*** Yes, he finally had a cameo in "Crossover Nexus"!

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* Eustace called in the Cajun Fox along with the rest of the villains in "Ball Of Revenge", despite the fact that the Cajun Fox episode was the only episode Eustace doesn't appear in. And he also calls in The Big Toe, even though he himself was The Big Toe.
** About half the villains Eustace teamed up with tried to kill him.
* The banana salesman appears in a later Katz episode even though he's supposed to be stuck in the next millennium.
** Fridge brilliance, they've invented time travel a thousand years from the show's present time, he just hitched a ride back.
* Benton Tarantella's first appearance is in Season 1, specifically the episode "Everyone Wants to Direct". A season or two later, he returns in "Angry Nasty People". Granted the show routinely dips into NegativeContinuity but considering he was wearing the same outfit and ''didn't even bother disguising himself'' the second time, one has to wonder how nobody seemed too perturbed to be reunited with a zombie who tried to kill and eat Muriel in his first appearance. Moreover, how did he get out of the hole he was buried in without anyone noticing?

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* In the episode "The Transplant" how on Earth did Dr. Vindaloo remove the kangaroo monster bone from a now transformed-Courage, if said monsters are impervious to all harm other than that caused by another kangaroo monster?


** Eustace and Muriel, despite their flaws, do show cases of AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther throughout the series. Eustace isn't evil so much as he is a cranky old man who takes out his frustrations and insecurities (Remember, his mother was quite abusive towards him and he pretty much lived in the shadow of his more-successful late brother) on Courage. For example, in the episode ''Evil River'' he asks if Muriel being the "bait" for Carmen (the MonsterOfTheWeek) was safe hinting that he wouldn't go through with it if he thought Muriel was in any real danger. Likewise, in an episode involving vengeful widow ghost (I forget the name of said episode) Courage helps pull their marriage back together (due to said ghost trying to separate Eustace and Muriel by making Eustace think that Muriel was trying to kill him) and they are shown to be quite happy together. Not only that, but in the same episode, Eustace's Mother (who teams up with said ghost) says that Muriel is a terrible wife with Eustace retorting "You don't know what you're talking about" showing that, despite his JerkAss behavior towards her, he does care for her deep down inside. Plus, I've always seen ''Ball Of Revenge'' as '''HORRIBLY''' [[CharacterDerailment out of character]] for Eustace since, throughout most of the series, he was pretty much apathetically indifferent towards Courage rather than downright hating him...especially since earlier episodes actually showed that Eustace would (though reluctantly, and mostly for money) help Courage with some of his plans ("Kick 'em in the dishpan hoo hoo hoo?").

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** Eustace and Muriel, despite their flaws, do show cases of AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther throughout the series. Eustace isn't evil so much as he is a cranky old man who takes out his frustrations and insecurities (Remember, his mother was quite abusive towards him and he pretty much lived in the shadow of his more-successful late brother) on Courage. For example, in the episode ''Evil River'' he asks if Muriel being the "bait" for Carmen (the MonsterOfTheWeek) was safe hinting that he wouldn't go through with it if he thought Muriel was in any real danger. Likewise, in an episode involving vengeful widow ghost (I forget the name of said episode) Courage helps pull their marriage back together (due to said ghost trying to separate Eustace and Muriel by making Eustace think that Muriel was trying to kill him) and they are shown to be quite happy together. Not only that, but in the same episode, Eustace's Mother (who teams up with said ghost) says that Muriel is a terrible wife with Eustace retorting "You don't know what you're talking about" showing that, despite his JerkAss behavior towards her, he does care for her deep down inside. Plus, I've always seen ''Ball Of Revenge'' as '''HORRIBLY''' [[CharacterDerailment out of character]] character for Eustace since, throughout most of the series, he was pretty much apathetically indifferent towards Courage rather than downright hating him...especially since earlier episodes actually showed that Eustace would (though reluctantly, and mostly for money) help Courage with some of his plans ("Kick 'em in the dishpan hoo hoo hoo?").


** She probably doesn't have anything better to do, if she's still alive. If that sounds too logical, there's (again) the status quo...

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** She probably doesn't have anything better to do, do now that she's no longer the empress; if she's still alive. If that sounds too logical, there's (again) the status quo...

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** She probably doesn't have anything better to do, if she's still alive. If that sounds too logical, there's (again) the status quo...


* I was watching, "Aqua Farmer," the other day, and... does anyone else besides me find the cameo made by Di Lung's aunt (the Evil Empress of China) to be really random and rather unnecessary? I know this is one of those shows where StatusQuoIsGod, especially as far as Eustace is concerned. But really, Courage defeated her in the previous episode, allowing the original (good) Empress to regain control of the kingdom... for her to pop up at the aquarium watching [=JoJo=] the Dolphin with the rest of Nowhere seems odd and out of place, even for this show.

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* I was watching, "Aqua Farmer," the other day, and... does anyone else besides me find the cameo made by Di Lung's aunt (the Evil Empress of China) to be really random and rather unnecessary? I know this is one of those shows where StatusQuoIsGod, especially as far as Eustace is concerned. But really, Courage defeated killed her in the previous episode, allowing the original (good) Empress to regain control of the kingdom...and she disappeared... for her to pop up at the aquarium watching [=JoJo=] the Dolphin with the rest of Nowhere seems odd and out of place, even for this show.


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** No real proof of legal issues at all, but a mention would be out of place as it ended long before all of those shows.

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**** But what have you done for me lately?


**Maybe he mostly got involved was to probably get Kitty off the farm and she did beat the hell out of him, so he has a reason to be afraid of her, however, he was also curious as to what the mouse had anything to do with it.



** He can.At least, he used to back in season 1.

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** He can. At least, he used to back in season 1.


* I know this is kind of a silly question, but...why didn't characters from this show ever appear in a [[Creator/CartoonNetwork]] CrossoverPunchline? Yes, I know they appeared in commercials with each other, but not in any actual episodes. The [[{{Crossover}}]] with [[WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy]] and [[WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor]], as well as the [[WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa]] and [[WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse]] crossover, and the [[WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa]] "The Grampies" segment all contained cameos or references to all the other Cartoon Network shows except this one. Was this because of legal reasons or something?

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* I know this is kind of a silly question, but...why didn't characters from this show ever appear in a [[Creator/CartoonNetwork]] ''Creator/CartoonNetwork'' CrossoverPunchline? Yes, I know they appeared in commercials with each other, but not in any actual episodes. The [[{{Crossover}}]] {{Crossover}} with [[WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy]] ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' and [[WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor]], ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'', as well as the [[WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa]] ''WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa'' and [[WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse]] ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' crossover, and the [[WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa]] ''WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa'' "The Grampies" segment all contained cameos or references to all the other Cartoon Network shows except this one. Was this because of legal reasons or something?

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