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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Fox may have let re-runs slip over to Turner/WB (as this show did air in the early days of Cartoon Network, when the channel was a 24/7/365 showcase of Hanna-Barbera animation, both popular[[note]]like ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'', ''Scooby Doo'', ''Tom and Jerry'', and ''Yogi Bear''[[/note]] and obscure), but DVD rights apparently not so much. Even though the one that doesn't have it would probably release it if they did.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Fox may have let re-runs slip over to Turner/WB (as this show did air in the early days of Cartoon Network, when the channel was a 24/7/365 showcase of Hanna-Barbera animation, both popular[[note]]like ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'', ''Scooby Doo'', ''Tom and Jerry'', and ''Yogi Bear''[[/note]] and obscure), but DVD rights apparently not so much. Even though the one that doesn't have it would probably release it if they did.did.
* TheMerch: Its brief broadcast life didn't stop it from getting a quartet of Burger King kid's-meal toys.


* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Fox may have let re-runs slip over to Turner/WB (as this show did air in the early days of Cartoon Network, when the channel was a 24/7/365 showcase of Hanna-Barbera animation, both popular[[note]]like ''TheFlintstones'', ''Scooby Doo'', ''Tom and Jerry'', and ''Yogi Bear''[[/note]] and obscure), but DVD rights apparently not so much. Even though the one that doesn't have it would probably release it if they did.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Fox may have let re-runs slip over to Turner/WB (as this show did air in the early days of Cartoon Network, when the channel was a 24/7/365 showcase of Hanna-Barbera animation, both popular[[note]]like ''TheFlintstones'', ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'', ''Scooby Doo'', ''Tom and Jerry'', and ''Yogi Bear''[[/note]] and obscure), but DVD rights apparently not so much. Even though the one that doesn't have it would probably release it if they did.


* DuelingShows: Along with ''Family Dog'' and ''Fish Police'', ''...Critters'' was one of several attempts to cash in on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' with a wider market of prime-time animated shows. ''The Simpsons'' [[CurbStompBattle slaughtered them all]], and then [[TakeThat rubbed salt in the wounds]] by putting tombstones of with the competing shows' names in their next "Treehouse of Horror" special.

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* DuelingShows: Along with ''Family Dog'' and ''Fish Police'', ''...Critters'' was one of several attempts to cash in on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' with a wider market of prime-time animated shows. ''The Simpsons'' [[CurbStompBattle slaughtered them all]], and then [[TakeThat rubbed salt in the wounds]] by putting tombstones of with the competing shows' names in their next "Treehouse of Horror" special.


* DuelingShows: Along with ''Family Dog'' and ''Fish Police'', ''...Critters'' was one of several attempts to cash in on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' with a wider market of prime-time animated shows. ''The Simpsons'' [[CurbStompBattle slaughtered them all]] ''and'' [[TakeThat rubbed salt in the wounds]] by putting tombstones of with the competing shows' names in their next "Treehouse of Horror" special.

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* DuelingShows: Along with ''Family Dog'' and ''Fish Police'', ''...Critters'' was one of several attempts to cash in on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' with a wider market of prime-time animated shows. ''The Simpsons'' [[CurbStompBattle slaughtered them all]] ''and'' all]], and then [[TakeThat rubbed salt in the wounds]] by putting tombstones of with the competing shows' names in their next "Treehouse of Horror" special.


* DuelingShows: Along with ''Family Dog'' and ''Fish Police'', ''...Critters'' was one of several attempts to cash in on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' with a wider market of prime-time animated shows. Not only did ''The Simpsons'', of corse, [[CurbStompBattle slaughter them all]], but would later [[TakeThat rub salt in the wounds]] during their next "Treehouse of Horror" special, where tombstones with the competing shows' names are in a pet cemetery.

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* DuelingShows: Along with ''Family Dog'' and ''Fish Police'', ''...Critters'' was one of several attempts to cash in on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' with a wider market of prime-time animated shows. Not only did ''The Simpsons'', of corse, Simpsons'' [[CurbStompBattle slaughter slaughtered them all]], but would later all]] ''and'' [[TakeThat rub rubbed salt in the wounds]] during by putting tombstones of with the competing shows' names in their next "Treehouse of Horror" special, where tombstones with the competing shows' names are in a pet cemetery.special.


* DuelingShows: With ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''Family Dog'', and ''Fish Police''. ''The Simpsons'' slaughtered them all (mostly due to ExecutiveMeddling and mostly due to audiences finding all three shows to be a weak attempt at cashing in on ''The Simpsons''' success), and would [[TakeThat rub salt in the wounds]] during their next "Treehouse of Horror" special, where tombstones with the competing shows' names are seen in the intro.
* FridayNightDeathSlot and ScrewedByTheNetwork: ABC ran the show on Saturday nights, thus it didn't have a chance to develop a wider audience.
* FollowTheLeader: As mentioned above, the show was failed attempt to cash-in on the success of the then-new prime-time animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons''.

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* DuelingShows: With ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Along with ''Family Dog'', Dog'' and ''Fish Police''. Police'', ''...Critters'' was one of several attempts to cash in on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' with a wider market of prime-time animated shows. Not only did ''The Simpsons'' slaughtered Simpsons'', of corse, [[CurbStompBattle slaughter them all (mostly due to ExecutiveMeddling and mostly due to audiences finding all three shows to be a weak attempt at cashing in on ''The Simpsons''' success), and all]], but would later [[TakeThat rub salt in the wounds]] during their next "Treehouse of Horror" special, where tombstones with the competing shows' names are seen in the intro.
a pet cemetery.
* FridayNightDeathSlot and ScrewedByTheNetwork: ABC ran the show on Saturday nights, thus giving it didn't have a little chance to develop a wider audience.
* FollowTheLeader: As mentioned above, the show was failed attempt to cash-in on the success of the then-new prime-time animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons''.''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.


* DuelingShows: With ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''Family Dog'', and ''Fish Police''. ''The Simpsons'' slaughtered them all (mostly due to ExecutiveMeddling and mostly due to audiences finding all three shows to be a weak attempt at cashing in on ''The Simpsons''' success).

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* DuelingShows: With ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''Family Dog'', and ''Fish Police''. ''The Simpsons'' slaughtered them all (mostly due to ExecutiveMeddling and mostly due to audiences finding all three shows to be a weak attempt at cashing in on ''The Simpsons''' success).success), and would [[TakeThat rub salt in the wounds]] during their next "Treehouse of Horror" special, where tombstones with the competing shows' names are seen in the intro.


* HeyItsThatVoice:
** "Series/DoogieHowserMD"-era Creator/NeilPatrickHarris is Max.
** Creator/CharlieAdler is Jammett, sounding like Chicken from ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied (he hilariously dips into Cow's voice in "The Lady Doth Protest To Much").
** Creator/BobcatGoldthwait as Muggle
** Trixie would go on to work as a [[Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove waitress at Mudka's Meat Hut]].


** "DoogieHowserMD"-era Creator/NeilPatrickHarris is Max.
** CharlieAdler is Jammett, sounding like Chicken from ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied (he hilariously dips into Cow's voice in "The Lady Doth Protest To Much").
** BobcatGoldthwait as Muggle

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** "DoogieHowserMD"-era "Series/DoogieHowserMD"-era Creator/NeilPatrickHarris is Max.
** CharlieAdler Creator/CharlieAdler is Jammett, sounding like Chicken from ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied (he hilariously dips into Cow's voice in "The Lady Doth Protest To Much").
** BobcatGoldthwait Creator/BobcatGoldthwait as Muggle


* FridayNightDeathSlot and ScrewedByTheNetwork: ABC ran the show on Saturday nights, thus it didn't have a chance to develop an audience.

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* FridayNightDeathSlot and ScrewedByTheNetwork: ABC ran the show on Saturday nights, thus it didn't have a chance to develop an a wider audience.



** CharlieAdler is Jammett, sounding like Chicken from ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied (he hilarious dips into Cow's voice in "The Lady Doth Protest To Much").

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** CharlieAdler is Jammett, sounding like Chicken from ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied (he hilarious hilariously dips into Cow's voice in "The Lady Doth Protest To Much").



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Fox may have let re-runs slip over to Turner/WB (as this show did air in the early days of Cartoon Network, when it played out like a 24/7 showcase for Hanna-Barbera cartoons, both popular and obscure), but DVD rights apparently not so much. Even though the one that doesn't have it would probably release it if they did.

to:

* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Fox may have let re-runs slip over to Turner/WB (as this show did air in the early days of Cartoon Network, when it played out like the channel was a 24/7 24/7/365 showcase for of Hanna-Barbera cartoons, animation, both popular popular[[note]]like ''TheFlintstones'', ''Scooby Doo'', ''Tom and Jerry'', and ''Yogi Bear''[[/note]] and obscure), but DVD rights apparently not so much. Even though the one that doesn't have it would probably release it if they did.


* HeyItsThatVoice: "DoogieHowserMD"-era Creator/NeilPatrickHarris is Max
** CharlieAdler is Jammett, sounding like Chicken from ''CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied (he hilarious dips into Cow's voice in "The Lady Doth Protest To Much").

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* HeyItsThatVoice: HeyItsThatVoice:
**
"DoogieHowserMD"-era Creator/NeilPatrickHarris is Max
Max.
** CharlieAdler is Jammett, sounding like Chicken from ''CowAndChicken'' ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied (he hilarious dips into Cow's voice in "The Lady Doth Protest To Much").



** Trixie would go on to work as a [[TheEmperorsNewGroove waitress at Mudka's Meat Hut]].

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** Trixie would go on to work as a [[TheEmperorsNewGroove [[Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove waitress at Mudka's Meat Hut]].


** Bobcat Goldthwait as Muggle

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** Bobcat Goldthwait BobcatGoldthwait as Muggle

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** Trixie would go on to work as a [[TheEmperorsNewGroove waitress at Mudka's Meat Hut]].


* HeyItsThatVoice: Creator/NeilPatrickHarris is Max, and CharlieAdler is Jammett (sounding like Chicken from ''CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied).

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* HeyItsThatVoice: "DoogieHowserMD"-era Creator/NeilPatrickHarris is Max, and Max
**
CharlieAdler is Jammett (sounding Jammett, sounding like Chicken from ''CowAndChicken'' if his foul mouth wasn't implied).implied (he hilarious dips into Cow's voice in "The Lady Doth Protest To Much").

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* FollowTheLeader: As mentioned above, the show was failed attempt to cash-in on the success of the then-new prime-time animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons''.

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