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* CanonDiscontinuity: The series itself does its own take on the protagonists' first journey to the Underworld, and plays coy with Grandma Chata's [[AmbiguouslyHuman possibly supernatural]] nature. It doesn't explain how the duo know Achi, however.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot is more focused on the underworld, whereas the series focuses on Monte Macabre itself. Chata's supernatural nature is also plainly spelt out, whereas the series primarily (albeit sometimes blatantly) hints at it.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot is more focused on the underworld, whereas the series focuses on Monte Macabre itself. itself, generally avoids the supernatural creatures being InvisibleToNormals, and Chata's supernatural nature is also plainly spelt spelled out, whereas the series primarily (albeit sometimes blatantly) hints at it.


* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Despite repeatedly quarreling with Valentino, Victor immediately goes to the rescue when the keepers of the underworld start turning Valentino into a skeleton.



* BrokenMasquerade: At the end, Victor and Valentino discover that there are spirits all over Monte Macabre, and their Abuelita is some sort of Aztec deity. Though that last bit seems to have been forgotten by the series proper.

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* BrokenMasquerade: At the end, Victor and Valentino discover that there are spirits all over Monte Macabre, and their Abuelita is some sort of Aztec deity. Though that last bit seems to have been forgotten by the series proper.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot is more focused on the underworld whereas the series itself focuses on Monte Macabre, and also spells out Chata's supernatural nature, whereas the series primarily hints at it.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot is more focused on the underworld underworld, whereas the series itself focuses on Monte Macabre, and also spells out Macabre itself. Chata's supernatural nature, nature is also plainly spelt out, whereas the series primarily (albeit sometimes blatantly) hints at it.



* InsultBackfire: Valentino calls Victor obtuse[[note]]meaning stupid[[/note]]. He thinks it's a compliment.

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* InsultBackfire: Valentino calls Victor obtuse[[note]]meaning stupid[[/note]].obtuse, or stupid. He thinks it's a compliment.



* NothingExcitingEverHappensHere: Victor's opinion of Monte Macabre. He's quickly proven wrong.

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* %%* NothingExcitingEverHappensHere: Victor's opinion of Monte Macabre. He's quickly proven wrong.



* SupremeChef: Even the undead keepers of the underworld love Valentino's tacos.

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* %%* SupremeChef: Even the undead keepers of the underworld love Valentino's tacos.


* CanonDiscontinuity: Suggested to be the case, due to the series itself playing coy with Grandma Chata's [[AmbiguouslyHuman possibly supernatural]] nature and the first proper episode suggesting the brothers hadn't encountered anything supernatural before then.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot is more focused on the underworld whereas the series itself focuses on Monte Macabre, and also spells out Chata's supernatural nature, whereas the series primarily hints at it.

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* CanonDiscontinuity: Suggested to be the case, due to the series itself playing coy with Grandma Chata's [[AmbiguouslyHuman possibly supernatural]] nature and the first proper episode suggesting the brothers hadn't encountered anything supernatural before then.

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Victor and Valentino chase after a strange chihuahua named Achi, only to get trapped in an underworld labyrinth by the Keepers of the Dead. Now they must learn to work together in order to survive.

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Despite repeatedly quarreling with Valentino, Victor immediately goes to the rescue when the keepers of the underworld start turning Valentino into a skeleton.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: During an argument, Victor angrily wishes that Valentino was dead. Then it happens (luckily, Valentino is brought BackFromTheDead).
* BrokenMasquerade: At the end, Victor and Valentino discover that there are spirits all over Monte Macabre, and their Abuelita is some sort of Aztec deity. Though that last bit seems to have been forgotten by the series proper.
* ChekhovsGun:
** The luchador mask Victor buys at first appears useless. When the guardians of the Underworld are about to take them, Victor puts on the mask and attacks... [[SubvertedTrope but the mask grants him no special powers, and he loses.]] Then when they get back, he finds that [[DoubleSubverted the mask lets them see the secret]] SpiritWorld [[DoubleSubverted around them]].
** The tacos that Valentino made earlier. When Victor flings one at one of the guardians, he takes a liking to it and both of them agree to let the brothers go in exchange for the recipe.
%%* DarkIsNotEvil: The keepers of the underworld prove to be willing to let the boys go (even though they lost) in exchange for Valentino's taco recipe.
* FollowTheWhiteRabbit: Victor and Valentino follow an Achi, an undead Chihuahua, down into the Underworld.
%%* FoodFight: Victor and Valentino get in one in the beginning.
* InsultBackfire: Valentino calls Victor obtuse[[note]]meaning stupid[[/note]]. He thinks it's a compliment.
* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: In the maze, the duo find a souvenir stand run by a {{Chupacabra}}. It sells various items that could help them get out of the maze, but Victor [[WastefulWishing buys a luchador mask instead]], and the stand disappears right after.
* NothingExcitingEverHappensHere: Victor's opinion of Monte Macabre. He's quickly proven wrong.
* SeeThruSpecs: The luchador mask Victor bought in the maze allows the two to see the spirits roaming Monte Macabre, along with the spiritual form of their grandmother.
* SupremeChef: Even the undead keepers of the underworld love Valentino's tacos.
* TalkingDog: Achi is a talking chihuahua. Justified, as he's dead and supernatural.
%%* ThereAreTwoKindsOfPeopleInTheWorld: Valentino when Victor smashes his tacos on the ground.
%%-->'''Valentino:''' There are two kinds of people: those who make art, and those who destroy it.

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