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** A subtle one between Goofy and Pete at the Neptune after the latter reveals to the former of Max's deceit bust doesn't believe it. Goofy states that while Max may not be Pete's ideal image of a son he knows Max loves him. Pete quickly retorts that his son ''respects'' him. Both are right -- While it's wonderful Max loves Goofy despite the tension the former doesn't really respect his father and often shows it; on the other hand, while discipline is key in parenting, Pete is an emotionally abusive parent and ControlFreak to his son, with P.J. preferring [[ParnetalSubstitute Goofy]] over Pete.

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** A subtle one between Goofy and Pete at the Neptune after the latter reveals to the former of Max's deceit bust doesn't believe it. Goofy states that while Max may not be Pete's ideal image of a son he knows Max loves him. Pete quickly retorts that his son ''respects'' him. Both are right -- While it's wonderful Max loves Goofy despite the tension the former doesn't really respect his father and often shows it; on the other hand, while discipline is key in parenting, Pete is an emotionally abusive parent and ControlFreak to his son, with P.J. preferring [[ParnetalSubstitute [[ParentalSubstitute Goofy]] over Pete.


* StockScream: Hannès Schroll's original "Goofy holler" is used twice just in the titles, apparently as a sort of {{Leitmotif}}. There is also a Wilhelm scream when [[spoiler:their car runs into the scaffolding on the highway]]. The use of the Goofy Holler is later averted when [[spoiler:Goofy goes over the waterfall.]] Bill Farmer's rendition of the holler can be heard [[spoiler:when his car explodes]] and at the very end of the closing credits.

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* StockScream: Hannès Schroll's original "Goofy holler" is used twice just in the titles, apparently as a sort of {{Leitmotif}}. There is also a Wilhelm scream when [[spoiler:their car runs into the scaffolding on the highway]].highway]], and another faint one when [[spoiler:the security guard goes flying into one of the TV screens at the Powerline concert]]. The use of the Goofy Holler is later averted when [[spoiler:Goofy goes over the waterfall.]] Bill Farmer's rendition of the holler can be heard [[spoiler:when his car explodes]] and at the very end of the closing credits.

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* TooDumbToLive: Goofy reading his road map, ''while driving, in the middle of the night''. He winds up drifting into the opposing lane and into the path of an incoming freight truck. Goofy also somehow failed to hear the truck's loud honking since he was too busy singing to himself. If not for Max getting the car back in their lane in time, they would've likely been killed.
--> '''Max:''' Dad! You're gonna get us killed! Why don't you just give me the map!?
--> '''Goofy:''' [[KnowNothingKnowItAll Oh no thanks, son. Navigatin's a pretty big responsibility!]]
** Again when Goofy and Max are trapped in the car due to Bigfoot being outside. Goofy discreetly tries to grab a can of soup that landed on the hood of the car before Bigfoot notices. He does and charges at the car where Goofy struggles to get the soup can inside, never once occurring to him to simply turn the can vertically so it would fit. Max had to quickly do it for him before Bigfoot rammed them.
--> '''Max:''' QUIT PLAYING AROUND HE'S COMING!!!


* BothSidesHaveAPoint: The conflict of Max and Goofy's relationship is this. While Goofy is a good father who just wants to spend time with his son and has good intentions, he does tend to baby Max and he did drag Max on the vacation without letting him explain himself and ignored Max's feelings for most of the movie. While Max can be rather harsh to Goofy and was wrong in changing the map, he does have a point in being upset at Goofy for dragging him on a vacation that he specifically didn't want to go on and also blaming Max for ruining everything.


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* BothSidesHaveAPoint:
** The conflict of Max and Goofy's relationship is this. While Goofy is a good father who just wants to spend time with his son and has good intentions, he does tend to baby Max and he did drag Max on the vacation without letting him explain himself and ignored Max's feelings for most of the movie. While Max can be rather harsh to Goofy and was wrong in changing the map, he does have a point in being upset at Goofy for dragging him on a vacation that he specifically didn't want to go on and also blaming Max for ruining everything.
** A subtle one between Goofy and Pete at the Neptune after the latter reveals to the former of Max's deceit bust doesn't believe it. Goofy states that while Max may not be Pete's ideal image of a son he knows Max loves him. Pete quickly retorts that his son ''respects'' him. Both are right -- While it's wonderful Max loves Goofy despite the tension the former doesn't really respect his father and often shows it; on the other hand, while discipline is key in parenting, Pete is an emotionally abusive parent and ControlFreak to his son, with P.J. preferring [[ParnetalSubstitute Goofy]] over Pete.

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* WouldRatherSuffer: In "On the Open Road," Max mentions preferring detention and eating a toad to going on vacation with Goofy.


The film was directed by Kevin Lima, who would go on to direct Disney's ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'', ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 102 Dalmatians]]'' and ''{{Film/Enchanted}}''. ''A Goofy Movie'' was not animated by Disney's main animation team in Burbank, but farmed out to studios in Australia, Canada, and France.

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The film was directed by Kevin Lima, who would go on to direct Disney's ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'', ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 102 Dalmatians]]'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Tarzan}}'', ''Film/OneHundredAndTwoDalmatians'' and ''{{Film/Enchanted}}''. ''A Goofy Movie'' was not animated by Disney's main animation team in Burbank, but farmed out to studios in Australia, Canada, and France.



** Disney/{{Bambi}} and [[Disney/TheLionKing Mufasa]] appear as [[EverythingsBetterWithPlushies stuffed animals]] at Goofy's workplace.
** A nightlight in the cheesy motel the crew stays at bears a striking resemblance to Ariel from ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid''. She can also be seen on a placard on stage (perhaps remnants of a school musical?) when Max sings "Stand Out".

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** Disney/{{Bambi}} WesternAnimation/{{Bambi}} and [[Disney/TheLionKing [[WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994 Mufasa]] appear as [[EverythingsBetterWithPlushies stuffed animals]] at Goofy's workplace.
** A nightlight in the cheesy motel the crew stays at bears a striking resemblance to Ariel from ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid''.''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid1989''. She can also be seen on a placard on stage (perhaps remnants of a school musical?) when Max sings "Stand Out".



** An ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' soundtrack is seen in the record store window during "After Today."

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** An ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'' soundtrack is seen in the record store window during "After Today."



--->'''Goofy:''' [[Disney/{{Pinocchio}} I got no strings on me]]. I'm feelin' [[Disney/FunAndFancyFree fancy free]].

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--->'''Goofy:''' [[Disney/{{Pinocchio}} [[WesternAnimation/{{Pinocchio}} I got no strings on me]]. I'm feelin' [[Disney/FunAndFancyFree [[WesternAnimation/FunAndFancyFree fancy free]].



** The Neptune Inn has a similar layout and design as the Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World. Additionally, the night light in the room is of a mermaid that resembles [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Ariel]].

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** The Neptune Inn has a similar layout and design as the Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World. Additionally, the night light in the room is of a mermaid that resembles [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid [[WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid1989 Ariel]].

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* FascinatingEyebrow: Roxanne pulls this on Max at the end when she suspects him of pulling out of their date again.


As in ''WesternAnimation/GoofTroop'', Goofy is a single father to teenage Max Goof. After Max gets into trouble on the last day of school, Goofy becomes worried that he hasn't been spending enough time with Max, and decides to take him on a father-son road trip. Max, however, is embarrassed by his dad, and is more worried about impressing the girl of his dreams, Roxanne. When the road trip means he'll have to miss a date with her, he claims it's because Goofy is taking him to a concert in Los Angeles, where he will appear on stage. HilarityEnsues.

The film was directed by Kevin Lima, who would go on to direct Disney's ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'', ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 102 Dalmatians]]'' and ''{{Film/Enchanted}}''. ''A Goofy Movie'' was not animated by Disney's main animation team in Burbank, but farmed out to studios in Australia, Canada and France.

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As in ''WesternAnimation/GoofTroop'', Goofy is a single father to teenage Max Goof. After Max gets into trouble on the last day of school, Goofy becomes worried that he hasn't been spending enough time with Max, and decides to take him on a father-son road trip. Max, however, is embarrassed by his dad, dad and is more worried about impressing the girl of his dreams, Roxanne. When the road trip means he'll have to miss a date with her, he claims it's because Goofy is taking him to a concert in Los Angeles, where he will appear on stage. HilarityEnsues.

The film was directed by Kevin Lima, who would go on to direct Disney's ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'', ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 102 Dalmatians]]'' and ''{{Film/Enchanted}}''. ''A Goofy Movie'' was not animated by Disney's main animation team in Burbank, but farmed out to studios in Australia, Canada Canada, and France.



* AMFMCharacterization: Early on, Max and Goofy have a Dueling Banjos moment over the radio between Goofy's cassette of "High Hopes" and Max's rock radio station. Not only does this show a lot about each character, it highlights the generation gap between them, all without saying an actual word.

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* AMFMCharacterization: Early on, Max and Goofy have a Dueling Banjos moment over the radio between Goofy's cassette of "High Hopes" and Max's rock radio station. Not only does this show a lot about each character, but it also highlights the generation gap between them, all without saying an actual word.



* BothSidesHaveAPoint: The conflict of Max and Goofy's relationship is this. While Goofy is a good father who just wants to spend time with his son and has good intentions, he does tend to baby Max and he did drag Max on the vacation without letting him explain himself and ignored Max's feelings for most of the movie. While Max can be rather harsh to Goofy and was wrong in changing the map, he does have a point in being upset at Goofy for dragging him on a vacation that he specifically didn't want to go on and also blaming Max for ruining everything.



** Goofy and Max's entire relationship in the first movie could be summed up as this too. Max spends most of the movie mad at Goofy, and Goofy spends it completely oblivious to how his son actually feels, and neither one actually takes the time to just talk directly about their problems, until near the climax of the film, when they're ''about to careen over a waterfall because of it''.

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** Goofy and Max's entire relationship in the first movie could be summed up as this too. Max spends most of the movie mad at Goofy, and Goofy spends it completely oblivious to how his son actually feels, and neither one actually takes the time to just talk directly about their problems, until near the climax of the film, when they're ''about to careen over a waterfall because of it''. Once that happens, the two are much closer and ends the conflict completely.


** While Goofy was just disappointed after finding out that [[spoiler:Max had changed the map route, it's when [[spoiler:they come up to the junction to either California or Idaho and Max chooses to go to California]]. Goofy snaps, enters TranquilFury, then [[BrakeAngrily suddenly stops on the side of the road]], quickly exits the car, slams the door, and stands eerily still, looking over the Grand Canyon.

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** While Goofy was just disappointed after finding out that [[spoiler:Max had changed the map route, it's when [[spoiler:they they come up to the junction to either California or Idaho and Max chooses to go to California]]. Goofy snaps, enters TranquilFury, then [[BrakeAngrily suddenly stops on the side of the road]], quickly exits the car, slams the door, and stands eerily still, looking over the Grand Canyon.

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* AlphaBitch: The blonde, busty, popular student named Lisa seems to be one of these. During the "After Today" music sequence she seems to view Max as a nobody who is beneath her. But after Max's stunt at the assembly turns him into the most popular guy in school, Lisa becomes very flirty toward him.

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* HeelRealization: When Max and Goofy are arguing with each other after the car falls into the river, Max angrily exclaims that he's not a kid anymore and that he has his own life. Goofy retorts that he knows Max has his own life, he just wants to be a part of it. He also adds that no matter how old Max gets, he'll always be his son. Max has no response to this, and can only hang his head in shame when he realizes how poorly he's been treating his dad.


''A Goofy Movie'' is a 1995 animated film from {{Creator/Disney}}, starring, of course, WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}}. To date, it is the only theatrically-released feature film with a single narrative starring a character from the WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts canon.

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''A Goofy Movie'' is a 1995 animated film from {{Creator/Disney}}, starring, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin of course, course]], WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}}. To date, it is the only theatrically-released feature film with a single narrative starring a character from the WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts canon.



The film was directed by Kevin Lima, who would go on to direct Disney's ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'', ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 102 Dalmatians]]'' and ''{{Film/Enchanted}}''. ''A Goofy Movie'' was not animated by Disney's main animation team in Burbank, but farmed out to studios in Australia, Canada, and France.

''A Goofy Movie'' was pretty successful in theaters, and eventually got a direct-to-video sequel, ''WesternAnimation/AnExtremelyGoofyMovie'' (2000). The sequel covers Max going to college, while Goofy [[BackToSchool joins him]]. The first film is considered by some to be an underrated classic, with some clever comedic bits and some heart and soul between Max and Goofy's relationship, with the second considered a perfectly respectable sequel with a similar attitude to style and plot.

While both movies have plenty of the classic Goofy slapstick, they do not rely entirely on them for their humor. And even better, they also possess some genuinely touching father-son moments between Goofy and Max.

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The film was directed by Kevin Lima, who would go on to direct Disney's ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'', ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 102 Dalmatians]]'' and ''{{Film/Enchanted}}''. ''A Goofy Movie'' was not animated by Disney's main animation team in Burbank, but farmed out to studios in Australia, Canada, Canada and France.

''A Goofy Movie'' was pretty relatively successful in theaters, and eventually got a direct-to-video [[DirectToVideo direct-to-video]] sequel, ''WesternAnimation/AnExtremelyGoofyMovie'' (2000). The sequel covers Max going to college, while Goofy [[BackToSchool joins him]]. The first film is considered by some to be an underrated classic, with some clever comedic bits and some heart and soul between Max and Goofy's relationship, with the second considered a perfectly respectable sequel with a similar attitude to style and plot.

While both movies films have plenty of the classic Goofy slapstick, they do not rely entirely on them for their humor. And even better, they also possess some genuinely touching father-son moments between Goofy and Max.



* AbusiveParents: PJ seems deeply terrified of disappointing his father, given his many quips about what Pete would do when Principal Mazur tells him about the assembly. Later on, Pete has PJ at his beck and call.



* AdultFear: What drives the plot of the movie. An angry and hyperbole-ridden call from the principal concerning Max's behavior at school leaves Goofy in fear that his son is starting to turn to delinquency, prompting him to plan the road trip in an attempt to bond with his son.
* AdvertisedExtra: Bobby was given lots of screentime in the trailer to the detriment of Roxanne, Pete, and [[SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer especially PJ]], as well as being prominently displayed on the cover art. He is used in ''five'' scenes, four of which are in the first act (he technically appears in one other scene but doesn't do anything and isn't acknowledged), contributes only one thing to the plot, and disappears without even a mention for the entire second act of the movie and most of the third.[[note]]This is most likely due to the fact that Bobby was essentially a stand-in for voice actor Pauly Shore who, at the time of the film's release, was still a relatively well-known media celebrity.[[/note]]

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* AdultFear: What drives the plot of the movie.plot. An angry and hyperbole-ridden call from the principal concerning Max's behavior at school leaves Goofy in fear that his son is starting to turn to delinquency, prompting him to plan the road trip in an attempt to bond with his son.
* AdvertisedExtra: Bobby was given lots of screentime in the trailer to the detriment of Roxanne, Pete, Pete and [[SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer especially PJ]], as well as being prominently displayed on the cover art. He is used in ''five'' scenes, four of which are in the first act (he technically appears in one other scene but doesn't do anything and isn't acknowledged), contributes only one thing to the plot, and disappears without even a mention for the entire second act of the movie and most of the third.[[note]]This is most likely due to the fact that Bobby was essentially a stand-in for voice actor Pauly Shore Creator/PaulyShore who, at the time of the film's release, was still a relatively well-known media celebrity.[[/note]]



* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: One of the main reasons that Goofy and Max's relationship is in such a poor condition at the start of the movie is that Goofy, though a loving father, is incredibly embarrassing, and still treats Max like he's a little kid, rather than a teenager with maturing concerns.

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* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: One of the main reasons that Goofy and Max's relationship is in such a poor condition at the start of the movie beginning is that Goofy, though a loving father, is incredibly embarrassing, and still treats Max like he's a little kid, child, rather than a teenager with maturing concerns.



* AnimationBump: The animation is consistently good throughout the movie, but you do notice a difference for the climactic scenes (especially all of the dance moves at the concert).

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* AnimationBump: The animation is consistently good throughout the movie, throughout, but you do notice a difference for the climactic scenes (especially all of the dance moves at the concert).


* BookEnds: The film openings with a pan down from a blue background to the sky in Max's opening nightmare. At the very end, [[PanUpToTheSkyEnding we pan up to the sky]]. There's also how the film's plot started with Max hijacking a stage to impress Roxanne, then ends with hijacking Powerline's concert to do the same, except this one went well because Powerline was okay with it.It also begins and ends with Goofy'Scream.

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* BookEnds: The film openings with a pan down from a blue background to the sky in Max's opening nightmare. At the very end, [[PanUpToTheSkyEnding we pan up to the sky]]. There's also how the film's plot started with Max hijacking a stage to impress Roxanne, then ends with hijacking Powerline's concert to do the same, except this one went well because Powerline was okay with it. It also begins and ends with Goofy'Scream.


* BookEnds: The film openings with a pan down from a blue background to the sky in Max's opening nightmare. At the very end, [[PanUpToTheSkyEnding we pan up to the sky]]. There's also how the film's plot started with Max hijacking a stage to impress Roxanne, then ends with hijacking Powerline's concert to do the same, except this one went well because Powerline was okay with it.It also beggings ends with Goofy'Scream.

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* BookEnds: The film openings with a pan down from a blue background to the sky in Max's opening nightmare. At the very end, [[PanUpToTheSkyEnding we pan up to the sky]]. There's also how the film's plot started with Max hijacking a stage to impress Roxanne, then ends with hijacking Powerline's concert to do the same, except this one went well because Powerline was okay with it.It also beggings begins and ends with Goofy'Scream.


* BookEnds: The film openings with a pan down from a blue background to the sky in Max's opening nightmare. At the very end, [[PanUpToTheSkyEnding we pan up to the sky]]. There's also how the film's plot started with Max hijacking a stage to impress Roxanne, then ends with hijacking Powerline's concert to do the same, except this one went well because Powerline was okay with it.

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* BookEnds: The film openings with a pan down from a blue background to the sky in Max's opening nightmare. At the very end, [[PanUpToTheSkyEnding we pan up to the sky]]. There's also how the film's plot started with Max hijacking a stage to impress Roxanne, then ends with hijacking Powerline's concert to do the same, except this one went well because Powerline was okay with it.It also beggings ends with Goofy'Scream.

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