Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Main / AllBalloonsHaveHelium

Go To




to:

* The ''VideoGame/MarioParty'' series has this happen in the Balloon Burst mini-game, in which the Bowser balloons float up simply from inflating them with hand-operated air pumps.


* One secretgoombaman12345 video is about a [[NonHumanHumanoidHybrid fox/dolphin lady]] scuba diving, until her oxygen tank's regulator malfunctions. The compressed air ends up being released all at once, [[InflatingBodyGag inflating her like a balloon]], and this causes her to float back up to the surface.

to:

* One [[DownplayedTrope Mild case]] in a secretgoombaman12345 video is about a [[NonHumanHumanoidHybrid fox/dolphin lady]] scuba diving, until her oxygen tank's regulator malfunctions. The compressed air ends up being released all at once, [[InflatingBodyGag inflating her like a balloon]], and this causes her to float rise back up to the surface.
surface, floating in place.

Added DiffLines:

[[AC:WebAnimation]]
* One secretgoombaman12345 video is about a [[NonHumanHumanoidHybrid fox/dolphin lady]] scuba diving, until her oxygen tank's regulator malfunctions. The compressed air ends up being released all at once, [[InflatingBodyGag inflating her like a balloon]], and this causes her to float back up to the surface.


* Subverted in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''; a child photographer tries to get Maggie to smile by increasing the pitch of his voice, only to dejectedly realise that the balloon just contains air.
* Happens in the opening sequence for ''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg''.

to:

* Subverted in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''; a child photographer tries to get Maggie to smile by increasing the pitch of his voice, only to dejectedly realise realize that the balloon just contains air.
* Happens in the opening sequence for ''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg''.''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg'', where Lu attempts to inflate a balloon, but the air blows back inside her, causing her to inflate and float away.


!!Examples with actual balloons:

to:

!!Examples
[[folder:Examples
with actual balloons:balloons]]



[[AC:WebComics]]

to:

[[AC:WebComics]][[AC:{{Webcomic}}s]]



* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "The Sponge Who Could Fly," SpongeBob accidentally tucks a hairdryer in his pants, which causes them to inflate and thus allows him to float.

to:

* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "The Sponge Who Could Fly," SpongeBob [=SpongeBob=] accidentally tucks a hairdryer in his pants, which causes them to inflate and thus allows him to float.



* The end of the opening titles of ''WesternAnimation/InchHighPrivateEye'' has Inch High, plummeting to the ground, blowing up a balloon that manages to keep him airborne.

to:

* ''WesternAnimation/InchHighPrivateEye'': The end of the opening titles of ''WesternAnimation/InchHighPrivateEye'' has Inch High, plummeting to the ground, blowing up a balloon that manages to keep him airborne.



----
!!Examples with bubble gum balloons:

to:

----
!!Examples

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Examples
with bubble gum balloons:balloons]]


Added DiffLines:


[[/folder]]


A SubTrope of HollywoodDensity, common in cartoons, characters will inflate a balloon (or another person) with his breath and automatically it starts to float. A bubblegum-based variant exists.

to:

A SubTrope of HollywoodDensity, common in cartoons, characters will inflate a balloon (or another person) with his their breath and automatically it starts to float. A bubblegum-based variant exists.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants'' episode "The Sponge Who Could Fly," SpongeBob accidentally tucks a hairdryer in his pants, which causes them to inflate and thus allows him to float.

to:

* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "The Sponge Who Could Fly," SpongeBob accidentally tucks a hairdryer in his pants, which causes them to inflate and thus allows him to float.

Added DiffLines:

* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants'' episode "The Sponge Who Could Fly," SpongeBob accidentally tucks a hairdryer in his pants, which causes them to inflate and thus allows him to float.


* In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Orson Whales]] gave a lecture on this after Furball falls victim to an InflatingBodyGag, [[DiscussedTrope pointing out]] that "any old gas will do" for making an object float in cartoons. He also said that a can of baked beans would've been funnier.

to:

* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'': In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', "Toon Physics", [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Orson Whales]] gave a lecture on this after Furball falls victim to an InflatingBodyGag, [[DiscussedTrope pointing out]] that "any old gas will do" for making an object float in cartoons. He also said that a can of baked beans would've been funnier.


* Happened in ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'', where Shrek and Fiona inflated a frog and a snake, respectively, that then floated like helium ballons. Arguably justified in Shrek's case.

to:

* Happened in ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'', where Shrek and Fiona inflated a frog and a snake, respectively, that then floated like helium ballons. Arguably justified in Shrek's case.balloons.


** "Pink Outs" (a series if 12 unrelated comedy vignettes) has a segment where the Panther offers to blow up a little boy's balloon. It is inflated to giant proportions, then the air in it suddenly expels back into the Panther. He is now balloon sized, floating in mid-air, as the little boy walks off with him, holding Pink's tail.

to:

** "Pink Outs" (a series if of 12 unrelated comedy vignettes) has a segment where the Panther offers to blow up a little boy's balloon. It is inflated to giant proportions, then the air in it suddenly expels back into the Panther. He is now balloon sized, floating in mid-air, as the little boy walks off with him, holding Pink's tail.


* "Pink Outs" (a series if 12 unrelated comedy vignettes) has a segment where the Panther offers to blow up a little boy's balloon. It is inflated to giant proportions, then the air in it suddenly expels back into the Panther. He is now balloon sized, floating in mid-air, as the little boy walks off with him, holding Pink's tail.

to:

* ** "Pink Outs" (a series if 12 unrelated comedy vignettes) has a segment where the Panther offers to blow up a little boy's balloon. It is inflated to giant proportions, then the air in it suddenly expels back into the Panther. He is now balloon sized, floating in mid-air, as the little boy walks off with him, holding Pink's tail.

Added DiffLines:

* "Pink Outs" (a series if 12 unrelated comedy vignettes) has a segment where the Panther offers to blow up a little boy's balloon. It is inflated to giant proportions, then the air in it suddenly expels back into the Panther. He is now balloon sized, floating in mid-air, as the little boy walks off with him, holding Pink's tail.

Added DiffLines:

* ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther'' cartoon "Dial P For Pink" has a thief inserting a balloon in a hole in the side of a safe he's trying to crack (with the Panther inside it thwarting his every move) and inflating it with his breath. The safe rises, as the thief walks off with the safe tied to a string floating above him.


* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'', the human version of Pinkie Pie briefly floats around the gym at Canterlot High with a balloon she inflated.

to:

* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'', ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls2013'', the human version of Pinkie Pie briefly floats around the gym at Canterlot High with a balloon she inflated.

Showing 15 edit(s) of 141

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report