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A Soviet animated short was made in 1984. It changes the Cat's hat into a cap, which is transformed into a number of things throughout the cartoon. Thing One and Thing Two are [[AdaptedOut absent]].

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[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBz-zdWyPeY A Soviet animated short short]] was made in 1984. It changes the Cat's hat into a cap, cap (for AddedAlliterativeAppeal), which is transformed into a number of things throughout the cartoon. Thing One and Thing Two are [[AdaptedOut absent]].


* GetOut: The Fish says this to the Cat after falling into a pot when the Cat falls off the ball and drops everything he was holding while balancing on said ball.



** The boy who narrates the story is never given one. [[NamedByTheAdaptation He later is named Conrad]] [[Film/TheCatInTheHat live action film]].

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** The boy who narrates the story is never given one. [[NamedByTheAdaptation He later is named Conrad]] [[Film/TheCatInTheHat in the live action film]].


** The boy who narrates the story is never given one.

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** The boy who narrates the story is never given one. [[NamedByTheAdaptation He later is named Conrad]] [[Film/TheCatInTheHat live action film]].


* MatryoshkaObject: In the sequel, the Cat has Little Cat A under his hat, who has Little Cat B under its hat and so forth. [[spoiler:Underneath Little Cat Z's hat is the "Voom", which unleashes some kind of divide by zero effect only for when the GodzillaThreshold has been reached (in the case, cleaning up the yard.)]]

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* MatryoshkaObject: In the sequel, the Cat has Little Cat A under his hat, who has Little Cat B under its hat and so forth. [[spoiler:Underneath Little Cat Z's hat is the "Voom", which unleashes some kind of divide by zero effect only for when the GodzillaThreshold has been reached (in the case, cleaning up the yard.)]]yard).]]



* OrderVersusChaos: The Cat is a TricksterArchetype {{Ubermensch}} who calls for tearing down the old social order. His foil is a fish who insists on maintaining respect for traditional authority figures.

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* OrderVersusChaos: The Cat is a TricksterArchetype TheTrickster {{Ubermensch}} who calls for tearing down the old social order. His foil is a fish who insists on maintaining respect for traditional authority figures.


A Soviet animated short was made in 1984. It changes the Cat's hat into a cap, which is transformed into a number of things throughout the cartoon. Thing One and Thing Two are absent.

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A Soviet animated short was made in 1984. It changes the Cat's hat into a cap, which is transformed into a number of things throughout the cartoon. Thing One and Thing Two are absent.
[[AdaptedOut absent]].


After acquiring exclusive adaptation rights to all of Dr. Seuss's work in 2018, Creator/WarnerBros [[https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/new-cat-hat-movie-works-warner-bros-1077973 announced]] a feature-length AnimatedAdaptation.

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After acquiring exclusive adaptation rights to all of Dr. Seuss's work in 2018, Creator/WarnerBros [[https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/new-cat-hat-movie-works-warner-bros-1077973 announced]] a feature-length AnimatedAdaptation.AnimatedAdaptation by Creator/WarnerBrosAnimation.


It received a LiveActionAdaptation [[Film/TheCatInTheHat in 2003]], starring Creator/MikeMyers as the titular Cat, which is today considered one of the worst movies ever. Seuss's widow, who had complete control over his estate, hated the overabundance of [[ParentalBonus child-inappropriate]] [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar humor]] and felt it such a poor representation of her late husband's work that the Seuss estate [[DisownedAdaptation buried it]] and forbids any more live-action adaptations of his works.

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It received a LiveActionAdaptation [[Film/TheCatInTheHat in 2003]], starring Creator/MikeMyers as the titular Cat, which is today considered one of the worst movies ever. Seuss's widow, who had complete control over his estate, hated the overabundance of [[ParentalBonus child-inappropriate]] [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar child-inappropriate humor]] and felt it such a poor representation of her late husband's work that the Seuss estate [[DisownedAdaptation buried it]] and forbids any more live-action adaptations of his works.

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* RiddleForTheAges: Do Sally and her brother tell their mother about the misadventures they had with the titular cat? We'll never know.


* AnAesop: "It's fun to have fun, but you need to know how!" A little silliness and mischief is fine, but it's important to know when to stop.

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* AnAesop: "It's fun to have fun, but you need to know how!" A little silliness and mischief is fine, but it's important to know when to stop.stop. Or, as the cat puts it, "It's fun to have fun, but you need to know how!"


* PersonWithTheClothing: Hes just called the Cat in the Hat.

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* PersonWithTheClothing: Hes He is just called the Cat in the Hat.


* ConstrainedWriting: It was written using a specific constrained vocabulary consisting only of words you'd expect a six-year-old to know.

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* ConstrainedWriting: It was written using a specific constrained vocabulary consisting only of words you'd you would expect a six-year-old to know.


The Cat and the two children have also starred in the ''WesternAnimation/TheCatInTheHatKnowsALotAboutThat'', which began airing on Creator/{{PBS}} in 2010. It stars Creator/MartinShort as the titular car.

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The Cat and the two children have also starred in the ''WesternAnimation/TheCatInTheHatKnowsALotAboutThat'', which began airing on Creator/{{PBS}} in 2010. It stars Creator/MartinShort as the titular car.
Cat.


''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written and illustrated by Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, which started off his series of books for beginning readers. In fact, Dr Seuss created it as a challenge by a publisher friend to provide an alternative to the insipid ''Literature/DickAndJane'' children's reading primer series.

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''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written and illustrated by Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, which started off his series of books for beginning readers. In fact, Dr Seuss created it as a challenge by a publisher friend to provide an alternative to the insipid ''Literature/DickAndJane'' children's reading primer series.
series. It would prove so successful in that regard that it proved a GenreKiller to the older series as Seuss' style became the norm in kid lit.


''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written and illustrated by Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, which started off his series of books for beginning readers. In fact, Dr Seuss as a challenger by a publisher friend to provide an alternative to the insipid ''Literature/DickAndJane'' children's reading primer series.

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''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written and illustrated by Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, which started off his series of books for beginning readers. In fact, Dr Seuss created it as a challenger challenge by a publisher friend to provide an alternative to the insipid ''Literature/DickAndJane'' children's reading primer series.


''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written and illustrated by Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, which started off his series of books for beginning readers. The story opens on two children who are stuck inside their house due to rain while their mother is out, when they suddenly get a visit from the eponymous character, a six-foot-tall cat who wears a [[NiceHat tall striped hat]]. The Cat offers to entertain them by performing various tricks, with help from his funny-looking assistants, Thing One and Thing Two, despite the objections from the kids' pet fish. Eventually, after the Cat and the Things end up making a mess of the house, the kids take control of the situation, and the Cat makes up for it by cleaning the place on his way out right before the mother returns.

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''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written and illustrated by Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, which started off his series of books for beginning readers. In fact, Dr Seuss as a challenger by a publisher friend to provide an alternative to the insipid ''Literature/DickAndJane'' children's reading primer series.

The story opens on two children who are stuck inside their house due to rain while their mother is out, when they suddenly get a visit from the eponymous character, a six-foot-tall cat who wears a [[NiceHat tall striped hat]]. The Cat offers to entertain them by performing various tricks, with help from his funny-looking assistants, Thing One and Thing Two, despite the objections from the kids' pet fish. Eventually, after the Cat and the Things end up making a mess of the house, the kids take control of the situation, and the Cat makes up for it by cleaning the place on his way out right before the mother returns.

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