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* VillainousHarlequin: The Potsenschouwspelgoochelzanggrapjas is a travelling [[TheJester jester]] with three legs who intends to rob King Jozef.

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* VillainousHarlequin: The Potsenschouwspelgoochelzanggrapjas is a travelling [[TheJester [[CourtJester jester]] with three legs who intends to rob King Jozef.


* YourMindMakesItReal: sort of - in episode 14, season 2 ("Oom Nonkel"), Kulderzipken has to step inside a dream machine built by the Grimm brothers, to defeat a Viking guarding a pudding in a dream by the sleeping king. However, should the dreamer wake up, the person in the machine dies.

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* YourMindMakesItReal: sort of - in episode 14, season 2 ("Oom Nonkel"), Kulderzipken has to step inside a dream machine built by the Grimm brothers, to defeat a Viking guarding a pudding in a dream by the sleeping king. However, should the dreamer wake up, the person in the machine dies.dies.
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Kulderzipken is a Flemish television series, written by Hugo Matthysen and well known for its absurd humor, wordplay and its fairytale atmosphere. It had two seasons and ran from 1995 to 1997, but there are frequent reruns on the Flemish children network Ketnet.

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Kulderzipken ''Kulderzipken'' is a Flemish television series, written by Hugo Matthysen and well known for its absurd humor, wordplay and its fairytale atmosphere. It had two seasons and ran from 1995 to 1997, but there are frequent reruns on the Flemish children network Ketnet.


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* YourMindMakesItReal: sort of - in episode 14, season 2 ("Oom Nonkel"), Kulderzipken has to step inside a dream machine built by the Grimm brothers, to defeat a Viking guarding a pudding in a dream by the sleeping king. However, should the dreamer wake up, the person in the machine dies.

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* YourMindMakesItReal: sort of - in episode 14, season 2 ("Oom Nonkel"), Kulderzipken has to step inside a dream machine built by the Grimm brothers, to defeat a Viking guarding a pudding in a dream by the sleeping king. However, should the dreamer wake up, the person in the machine dies.


* HowDoYouLikeThemApples: In the final episode of the first season, Prieeltje is fed a poisonous candy apple. Then [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]].
--> '''Grimms''': "A poisonous apple, a device often used in Fairytales."


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* TemptingApple: In the final episode of the first season, Prieeltje is fed a poisonous candy apple. Then [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]].
--> '''Grimms''': "A poisonous apple, a device often used in Fairytales."


* RealLifeRelative: King Jozef and Saint-Lutgardis are played by real-life siblings Jan and Reinhilde Decleir.



* TheOtherDarrin: In the second season, one of the Grimm Brothers is replaced by another actor. The previous actor was unavailable because he was shooting another show in Congo. They did try to make the replacement [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute different]] by giving him another hair color and the passion for flying.

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Kulderzipken is a Flemish television series, written by Hugo Matthysen and well known for its absurd humor, wordplay and its fairytale atmosphere. It had two seasons and ran from 1995 to 1997, but there are frequent reruns on the Flemish children network Ketnet.

The protagonist is a simple [[FarmBoy farm boy]], named Kulderzipken, who earns a stay in the castle of King Jozef after accidentally winning a competition. The first season focuses on King Jozef's attempts at coming up with "impossible tasks" to kick Kulderzipken out of his castle to prevent his daughter Prieel from falling in love with him.
In the second season, the marriage between Prieel and Kulderzipken is being prepared, while King Jozef teaches his son-in-law all there is to know about being a king.

Other recurring characters were Queen Angina and the Brothers Grimm. Usually, each episode included a different set of guest characters visiting the castle.
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!! This show provides examples of:
* AbsentMindedProfessor: The Grimm Brothers.
* AccidentalMisnaming: The Grimm Brothers have a very hard time remembering Kulderzipken's name and call him all sorts of random names. In similar vein, in one episode Kulderzipken teases Princess Prieel by calling her wrong names.
* AllMythsAreTrue: The three golden hairs on the chin of the Devil's Mother, the pearl in the flower on top of the highest mountain in the world, the Invisible Emperor... Of course, this is a fairy tale.
* AnIcePerson: Aunt Hildegarde is a sorceress who needs ice to be able to perform magic.
* BerserkButton: Queen Angina's is pushed when her childhood friend Havanna insults her.
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: The Devil and his Mother disappear after season one and are never mentioned again in season two. Justified, though, as [[spoiler: the Devil's Mother tried to kill Princess Prieel]]
* CloudCuckoolander: In the second season, the Grimms are obsessed with inventions to make them fly.
* CompletelyMissingThePoint: The Grimms are told to adress everyone with "sir". They adress everyone with "sir". Especially the Princess.
* CoolChair: While the King and Queen's thrones are fairly straightforward, Princess Prieeltje has her own suspended swing.
* CrystalBall: Originally, the Devil's Mother owns one.
* DevilInPlainSight: Literally.
* DreamingOfThingsToCome: Kulderzipken travels into King Jozef's dream so he can obtain the pudding he's been dreaming of for weeks.
* ErmineCapeEffect: When Queen Angina starts preparing dinner in her pretty dress in front of her childhood friend Havanna, Havanna can't contain her astonishment. Queen Angina reveals that this is simply the only dress she has.
--> '''Havanna''': "You're not even wearing an apron!"\\
'''Angina''': "I don't HAVE an apron!"\\
'''Havanna''': "WHAT? You don't HAVE an apron!?"
* EveryEpisodeEnding: In the first season, each episode ends with dancing in the throne room, as the camera backs out of the room and the doors slam shut. In the second season, the very final scene is always everyone sitting at the dinner table.
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: Names like "De Blote Bosmens" (the Naked Bushman) and "de Vervelende Vent" (the Irritating Guy) don't leave much to the imagination.
* FauxDeath: [[spoiler:Princess Prieel]] at the end of the first season.
* FleetingPassionateHobbies: For the first few episodes of the second season, Queen Angina tries her hand at sculpting, painting, carpentry... Until finally setting on the trombone.
* HeirClubForMen: As King Jozef attempts to find a suitor for his daughter:
--> '''King Jozef''': "That girl... she has so much energy. Such a shame... SUCH A SHAME SHE'S NOT A BOY!!"
* HowDoYouLikeThemApples: In the final episode of the first season, Prieeltje is fed a poisonous candy apple. Then [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]].
--> '''Grimms''': "A poisonous apple, a device often used in Fairytales."
* ImpossibleTask: King Jozef does his very best to think of these to get rid of Kulderzipken, yet somehow Kulderzipken always succeeds...
* {{Invisibility}}: The Invisible Emperor is invisible.
* LongLostUncleAesop: While not really providing a valuable life lesson, Kulderzipken's wise Uncle Oom Nonkel (Uncle Unkle) shows up in one episode and provides a lot of philosophical questions and answers.
* ManlyMenCanHunt: As part of the Kingly Essentials, King Jozef tries to teach Kulderzipken how to hunt. King Jozef is a terrible hunter.
* MeaningfulName: as this is a kid's show, few children would have recognized that "Angina" (the queen's name), is a pun on a disease sounding a lot like the more traditional name "Aegina". Simpler puns abide, like Alsdanië (Ifthenistan), Vindikooks (the Thinksotoos)...
* MommasBoy: The Devil keeps getting bossed around by his mother. He does stand up for himself every once in a while.
* OneShotCharacter: Nearly every episode.
* OffWithHisHead: The only way to save Princess Prieel from dying is by chopping off the head of the person she loves the most.
* RagsToRoyalty: Kulderzipken starts out as "just a simple farm boy". In the final episode, he marries the Princess.
* RealLifeRelative: King Jozef and Saint-Lutgardis are played by real-life siblings Jan and Reinhilde Decleir.
* RegularlyScheduledEvil: Every seven years the Knoerifast awakens for a day and causes trouble wherever he goes. Luckily, he has been [[SealedEvilInACan imprisoned in the castle's dungeon]] for over 400 years.
* SdrawkcabName: a variation, the Knoerifast can be calmed by the "ge-ur van growentensojep" which is [[spoiler: "the scent of vegetable soep", but pronounced incorrectly by the brothers Grimm by mistakingly reading out the diphtongs "eu" and "oe" as seperate vowels. It should read "geur van groentensoep".]] Kulderzipken discovers this at the end of the show, and saves the castle once more from the Knoerifast.
* SealedEvilInACan: King Jozef's sister, Saint-Lutgardis, goes around punishing sinners by locking them up... in mustard jars.
* SiblingRivalry: King Jozef and his brother Diederik and Saint-Lutgardis aren't on great terms.
* SpotTheImposter: After [[spoiler:Havanna magically clones Queen Angina]], there is heavy discussion as to who the real [[spoiler:Angina]] is.
* StandardHeroReward: King Jozef is very specific about not mentioning the reward for the contest publicly. Had the winner been a decent candidate, though, the reward would have been his daughter's hand in marriage.
* TheDevilIsALoser: "The Devil" is a wimpy man, living with his wicked mother, who tries her very best to educate him in her evil ways. The devil does manage to scare some of the more stupid guest characters, but he never really intends any harm.
* TheOtherDarrin: In the second season, one of the Grimm Brothers is replaced by another actor. The previous actor was unavailable because he was shooting another show in Congo. They did try to make the replacement [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute different]] by giving him another hair color and the passion for flying.
* TheseQuestionsThree: season 2, episode 18, where Kulderzipken has to solve three impossible tasks for the king of Alsdanië, to prevent everyone in the castle being transformed into toddlers.
* TomboyPrincess: Princess Prieel refuses to do her ballet exercises, but prefers to jump on her father's bed.
* UltimateEvil: The episode about Dragon Hunting.
* VillainousHarlequin: The Potsenschouwspelgoochelzanggrapjas is a travelling [[TheJester jester]] with three legs who intends to rob King Jozef.
* YouCantGoHomeAgain: The Ghost in the first episode of season two was banished from the land of ghosts because he couldn't remember a hopscotch rhyme.
* YourMindMakesItReal: sort of - in episode 14, season 2 ("Oom Nonkel"), Kulderzipken has to step inside a dream machine built by the Grimm brothers, to defeat a Viking guarding a pudding in a dream by the sleeping king. However, should the dreamer wake up, the person in the machine dies.

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