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The series was formerly called ''Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot'', which Pilkey used when he published the first three books. [[ViewersAreGeniuses Young readers were quick to point out]] that the robot was only giant in relation to Ricky Ricotta's size (if he is 12 times taller than a mouse, he's only about 2.5 feet tall) and suggested that the adjective be eschewed for "mighty", [[AscendedFanon which Pilkey did.]]

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The series was formerly called ''Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot'', which Pilkey used when he published the first three books. [[ViewersAreGeniuses Young readers were quick to point out]] out that the robot was only giant in relation to Ricky Ricotta's size (if he is 12 times taller than a mouse, he's only about 2.5 feet tall) and suggested that the adjective be eschewed for "mighty", [[AscendedFanon which Pilkey did.]]


* ABoyAndHisX: A mouse boy and his mighty robot.

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%% * ABoyAndHisX: A mouse boy and his mighty robot.robot. %% Add more context to describe their relationship and what effect it has on them. %%


* PunnyName: Ricky's full name is a play on both the word "ricotta"[[note]]which is cheese; in fictional works, mice are obsessed with cheese[[/note]] and the name of actor Desi Arnaz's character, Ricky Ricardo, from the show ''ILoveLucy''.

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* PunnyName: Ricky's full name is a play on both the word "ricotta"[[note]]which is cheese; in fictional works, mice are obsessed with cheese[[/note]] and the name of actor Desi Arnaz's character, Ricky Ricardo, from the show ''ILoveLucy''.''Series/ILoveLucy''.


'''''Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot''''' (formerly ''Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot'') is a series of children's [[InsistentTerminology adventure novels]] written by Dav Pilkey (best known for his ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants'' books). The original run of books was illustrated by Martin Ontiveros, but the rebooted series is illustrated by Dan Santat.

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'''''Ricky ''Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot''''' Robot'' (formerly ''Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot'') is a series of children's [[InsistentTerminology adventure novels]] written by Dav Pilkey (best known for his ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants'' books). The original run of books was illustrated by Martin Ontiveros, but the rebooted series is illustrated by Dan Santat.

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* PlutoIsExpendable: Scientists in Squeakyville no longer considering Pluto a "real" planet is President Penguin's motivation for attacking Earth.


* TryAndFollow: In ''Uranium Unicorns from Uranus'', Ricky does it to [[StopHelpingMe Lucy]] by telling her that everything she loves would be destroyed. [[BerserkerTears She bursts into tears.]]

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* TryAndFollow: In ''Uranium Unicorns from Uranus'', Ricky does it to [[StopHelpingMe [[UnwantedAssistance Lucy]] by telling her that everything she loves would be destroyed. [[BerserkerTears She bursts into tears.]]


* BullyHunter: Ricky becomes one in the first book after saving the robot from Dr. McNasty.

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* BigNo: In ''Mecha Monkeys from Mars'', Ricky shouts this after finding out his robot was kidnapped.
* BullyHunter: Ricky becomes one in the first book after saving the robot from Dr. McNasty.[=McNasty=].



* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: In the first book, the Robot's evil creator, Dr. McNasty, tries to punish him by zapping him after he refuses to destroy Squeakyville. But then the Robot was saved by Ricky...

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* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: In the first book, the Robot's evil creator, Dr. McNasty, [=McNasty=], tries to punish him by zapping him after he refuses to destroy Squeakyville. But then the Robot was saved by Ricky...



* TurnedAgainstTheirMasters: The Robot in the first book, towards Dr. McNasty.

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* TurnedAgainstTheirMasters: The Robot in the first book, towards Dr. McNasty.[=McNasty=].



* YouDirtyRat: Dr. McNasty in the first book.

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* YouDirtyRat: Dr. McNasty [=McNasty=] in the first book.


* ContinuityCavalcade: Every book in the series ends with the villain getting thrown in jail next to the villains from the previous books.

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* ContinuityCavalcade: Every book in the series ends with the villain getting thrown in jail next to the villains from the previous books. Uncle Unicorn noted it was getting crowded once he was tossed in there.


* ''Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Naughty Night Crawlers from Neptune'' (2014)
* ''Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Un-Pleasant Penguins from Pluto'' (2015)

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* ''Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Naughty Night Crawlers from Neptune'' (2014)
(2015)
* ''Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Un-Pleasant Penguins from Pluto'' (2015)(2016)


The books are based around a mouse named [[AlliterativeName Ricky Ricotta]] and his [[HumongousMecha mighty robot]]. OnceAnEpisode, the duo defeats a MonsterOfTheWeek from a different planet in the Solar System coinciding with its AlliterativeName. (In fact, the planets are in order from closest-to-furthest from the Sun excluding Earth, which is where the first book's villain is from.) The books also incorporate the "Flip-O-Rama" mechanism from ''Captain Underpants'' for quote-unquote "action scenes".

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The books are based around a mouse named [[AlliterativeName Ricky Ricotta]] and his [[HumongousMecha mighty robot]]. OnceAnEpisode, the duo defeats a MonsterOfTheWeek from a different planet in the Solar System coinciding with its AlliterativeName. (In fact, the planets are in order from closest-to-furthest from the Sun excluding Earth, which is where the first book's villain is from.) Each book ends with the villain being thrown into jail [[ContinuityCavalcade alongside the other villains in the series.]] The books also incorporate the "Flip-O-Rama" mechanism from ''Captain Underpants'' for quote-unquote "action scenes".


* BrattyHalfPint: Lucy, again

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* BrattyHalfPint: Lucy, againagain.



* ContinuityReboot: Went through one in 2014 after a 7-year hiatus.



* FunnyAnimal: The entire cast.

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* FunnyAnimal: The entire cast.cast save the Robot.


* ScheduleSlip: After ''Uranium Unicorns from Uranus'' was published because Dav Pilkey was taking care of his father.


* DevelopmentHell: An eighth book called ''Naughty Night Crawlers from Neptune'' was scheduled to succeed after ''Uranium Unicorns from Uranus'', but unfortunately, it never got off the ground for years due to a ScheduleSlip.


'''Ricky Ricotta''' is the fictional hero of a series of [[InsistentTerminology adventure novels]] for children written by Dav Pilkey (best known for his ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants'' books), and illustrated by U.S. artist Martin Ontiveros.

In each book, Ricky Ricotta, a mouse, with the help of his [[HumongousMecha mighty robot]], saves the world from an evil villain. Also, the books each have a villain from a different planet in order from closest-to-sun to farthest-from-sun excluding Earth as the villain of the first book is from Earth. The reader could see [[ContinuityCavalcade the villains being jailed in each series and later notice the familiar villains from previous books]]. So far, the villains being jailed are [[YouDirtyRat Dr. Stinky McNasty]], [[FliesEqualsEvil Mr. Mosquito]], [[FeatheredFiend Victor von Vulture]], [[ManiacMonkeys Major Monkey]], [[HairRaisingHare General Jackrabbit]], Sergeant Stinkbug, and Uncle {{Unicorn}}.

The books are especially appealing to young children because each contains a "Flip-O-Rama" section. In these sections, the reader can "animate the action" by quickly flipping between sets of pages. The result is a simple stop-motion cartoon. The sections are usually devoted to fight scenes between Ricky's Robot and villains.

'''Books include:'''

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'''Ricky Ricotta'''
'''''Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot''''' (formerly ''Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot'')
is the fictional hero of a series of children's [[InsistentTerminology adventure novels]] for children written by Dav Pilkey (best known for his ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants'' books), and books). The original run of books was illustrated by U.S. artist Martin Ontiveros.

In each book,
Ontiveros, but the rebooted series is illustrated by Dan Santat.

The books are based around a mouse named [[AlliterativeName
Ricky Ricotta, a mouse, with the help of Ricotta]] and his [[HumongousMecha mighty robot]], saves robot]]. OnceAnEpisode, the world from an evil villain. Also, the books each have duo defeats a villain MonsterOfTheWeek from a different planet in the Solar System coinciding with its AlliterativeName. (In fact, the planets are in order from closest-to-sun to farthest-from-sun closest-to-furthest from the Sun excluding Earth as the villain of Earth, which is where the first book book's villain is from Earth. The reader could see [[ContinuityCavalcade the villains being jailed in each series and later notice the familiar villains from previous books]]. So far, the villains being jailed are [[YouDirtyRat Dr. Stinky McNasty]], [[FliesEqualsEvil Mr. Mosquito]], [[FeatheredFiend Victor von Vulture]], [[ManiacMonkeys Major Monkey]], [[HairRaisingHare General Jackrabbit]], Sergeant Stinkbug, and Uncle {{Unicorn}}.

from.) The books are especially appealing to young children because each contains a also incorporate the "Flip-O-Rama" section. In these sections, mechanism from ''Captain Underpants'' for quote-unquote "action scenes".

The series was formerly called ''Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot'', which Pilkey used when he published
the reader can "animate first three books. [[ViewersAreGeniuses Young readers were quick to point out]] that the action" by quickly flipping between sets robot was only giant in relation to Ricky Ricotta's size (if he is 12 times taller than a mouse, he's only about 2.5 feet tall) and suggested that the adjective be eschewed for "mighty", [[AscendedFanon which Pilkey did.]]

After the ''Book o' Fun'' (also taken from ''Captain Underpants'') was released, the series went into a seven-year hiatus. In October 2013, it was [[http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/press-release/scholastic-publish-two-new-captain-underpants-books-plus-newly-re-illustrated-editions announced]] that the series was due for a rebooting with a new artist, PromotedFanboy Dan Santat, who not only [[GeorgeLucasAlteredVersion re-illustrated the whole series]] but is also on board to illustrate two remaining books not published during the Ontiveros era, both
of pages. The result is a simple stop-motion cartoon. The sections which are usually devoted to fight scenes between Ricky's Robot and villains.

'''Books include:'''
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The first three books were originally published as ''Ricky Ricotta's '''Giant''' Robot''. Dav Pilkey stopped using the word Giant in the year 2002 after [[ViewersAreMorons many young fans]] pointed out that the Robot really isn't a giant. He's just 12 times taller than a mouse, so he's really only about two-and-a-half feet tall. Many young readers suggested the adjective "Mighty" instead, so after careful consideration, [[AscendedFanon Pilkey changed the title on all the books]].

Description copied and pasted from TheOtherWiki.

It has been [[http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/press-release/scholastic-publish-two-new-captain-underpants-books-plus-newly-re-illustrated-editions announced]] in October 2013 that the series is finally resuming with a new artist, PromotedFanboy Dan Santat. To that end, the first seven books will be relaunched [[GeorgeLucasAlteredVersion with Martin Ontiveros' illustrations replaced with Santat's]].


* BrattyHalfPint: Lucy, again.

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* BrattyHalfPint: Lucy, again.again
*BerserkerTears: Lucy's reaction to being told by Ricky that if they don't destroy the evil robot in book 7 that there will be no more sweets in the world. Lucy does NOT take that well.

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