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* MisplacedWildlife: Piranhas, sea lions, alligators, and a ''friggin' whale'', all in a lake? Does not matter. RuleOfFunny.
* NeverSmileAtACrocodile: The alligator who bites down on poor Cuddles.

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* MisplacedWildlife: Piranhas, We see piranhas, sea lions, alligators, and a ''friggin' ''a whale'', all in a lake? Does not matter. lake, purely for RuleOfFunny.
* NeverSmileAtACrocodile: The alligator who bites down on poor Cuddles.


The episode begins with a happy Cuddles who cannonballs into a lake. After swimming for a bit, he asks his porcupine friend, Flaky, to join him. However, the porcupine points out the "no swimming" sign, which is outright ignored by the bunny. Soon, piranhas attack Cuddles, a pair of seal lions play him as if he is a ball, an alligator bites down on him, then finally, a whale crushes what is left of him. All while the highly cautious porcupine being unable to properly help him. It ends with Flaky laughing nervously after using a life preserver on Cuddles's pool of blood.

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The episode begins with a happy Cuddles who cannonballs into a lake. After swimming for a bit, he asks his porcupine friend, Flaky, to join him. However, the porcupine points out the "no swimming" sign, which is outright ignored by the bunny. Soon, piranhas attack Cuddles, a pair of seal sea lions play him as if he is a ball, an alligator bites down on him, then finally, a whale crushes what is left of him. All while the highly cautious porcupine being unable to properly help him. It ends with Flaky laughing nervously after using a life preserver on Cuddles's pool of blood.



* MisplacedWildlife: Piranhas, seal lions, alligators, and a ''friggin' whale'', all in a lake? Does not matter. RuleOfFunny.

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* MisplacedWildlife: Piranhas, seal sea lions, alligators, and a ''friggin' whale'', all in a lake? Does not matter. RuleOfFunny.



* TraumaCongaLine: Cuddles gets attacked by piranhas, played by seal lions like a ball, attacked by an alligator, then crushed by a whale.

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* TraumaCongaLine: Cuddles gets attacked by piranhas, played by seal sea lions like a ball, attacked by an alligator, then crushed by a whale.


[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/wateryouwadingfor.png]]
--> ''"Don't breathe under water!"''

Airdate: February 11, 2000

"Water You Wading For" is the sixth episode of the first (internet) season of ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends''.

The episode begins with a happy Cuddles who cannonballs into a lake. After swimming for a bit, he asks his porcupine friend, Flaky, to join him. However, the porcupine points out the "no swimming" sign, which is outright ignored by the bunny. Soon, piranhas attack Cuddles, a pair of seal lions play him as if he is a ball, an alligator bites down on him, then finally, a whale crushes what is left of him. All while the highly cautious porcupine being unable to properly help him. It ends with Flaky laughing nervously after using a life preserver on Cuddles's pool of blood.

!!"Water You Wading For" contains the following:
* BaitAndSwitch: Flaky's first attempt to help Cuddles is to reach out to him using a stick. The next shot shows her doing so from behind a tree located far away from the lake, rendering her effort pointless.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: As the iris closes in on the nervously-laughing Flaky, her eyes shift to look at the audience.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: After suffering from brutal injuries, what is left of Cuddles ends up being crushed by a whale.
* DeathByLookingUp: Cuddles's death is preceded by him looking up a whale about to crush him.
* DebutQueue: Flaky makes her first debut here.
* DownerEnding: In the end, Flaky fails to save Cuddles.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Flaky's highly cautious personality, as well as her nervous laugh.
* EverythingTryingToKillYou: The lake, quite literally.
* IdiotBall: The whole episode kicks off with Cuddles outright dismissing the "no swimming" sign.
* MisplacedWildlife: Piranhas, seal lions, alligators, and a ''friggin' whale'', all in a lake? Does not matter. RuleOfFunny.
* NeverSmileAtACrocodile: The alligator who bites down on poor Cuddles.
* OffModel: Thanks to animation errors, Cuddles lapses into this often, from missing his cheek markings to missing his tail (prior to losing his bottom half).
* PiranhaProblem: Cuddles's TraumaCongaLine starts with this.
* PunBasedTitle: "What are you waiting for?"



* ThrowTheDogABone: Flaky survives.

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* ThrowTheDogABone: Flaky survives.TooDumbToLive: See IdiotBall above.
* TraumaCongaLine: Cuddles gets attacked by piranhas, played by seal lions like a ball, attacked by an alligator, then crushed by a whale.
* UpdatedRerelease: One of the early episodes to be part of "Classics Remastered" releases, which rereleases early HTF episodes in HD.

Added DiffLines:

* TheyKilledKennyAgain: Cuddles dies.
* ThrowTheDogABone: Flaky survives.

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