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* EveryoneIsBi: As the series progresses, the number of LGBT characters increases. This culminates in [[spoiler:Phil and Mike getting their BigDamnKiss.]]

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* EveryoneIsBi: As the series progresses, the number of LGBT characters increases. This culminates in [[spoiler:Phil and Mike getting their BigDamnKiss.TheBigDamnKiss.]]


* BigDamnKiss: [[spoiler:Between Mike and Phil in the last episode. Both their rat and human counterparts.]]

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* BigDamnKiss: TheBigDamnKiss: [[spoiler:Between Mike and Phil in the last episode. Both their rat and human counterparts.]]

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** The Government (and the USA in general) in the final season.
* BigDamnKiss: [[spoiler:Between Mike and Phil in the last episode. Both their rat and human counterparts.]]


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* EveryoneIsBi: As the series progresses, the number of LGBT characters increases. This culminates in [[spoiler:Phil and Mike getting their BigDamnKiss.]]


An animated series created by Phil Materese and Mike Luciano and known for its dark and often vulgar comedy, Animals follows the lives of various inner-city creatures and their interactions with each other and the human world. Told in loosely related vignettes, their stories usually meditate on the human experience through the eyes of an animal culture.

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An animated series created by Phil Materese and Mike Luciano and known for its dark and often vulgar comedy, Animals ''Animals'' follows the lives of various inner-city creatures and their interactions with each other and the human world. Told in loosely related vignettes, their stories usually meditate on the human experience through the eyes of an animal culture.culture.



!!Tropes:
* AbusiveParent: Pigeon Phil's dad abandoned him when he was young, only to show up later to extort money from him for a scam.

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!!Tropes:
!!''Animales'' provides examples of:

* AbusiveParent: AbusiveParent:
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Pigeon Phil's dad abandoned him when he was young, only to show up later to extort money from him for a scam.



* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Dog Phil meets a Pomeranian at the dog park who sports a swastika tattoo underneath his chest fur and boasts about the superiority of 'purebreeds'.



* BackForTheFinale: The finale of season 1 contains shots of the various animal characters who appeared throughout the season.
** Same with the finale of season 2.
* BaldOfEvil:
** [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Dr. Labcoat]], the BigBad of season 2, is entirely bald.

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* BackForTheFinale: The finale of season 1 contains shots of the various animal characters who appeared throughout the season.
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season. Same with the finale of season 2.
* BaldOfEvil:
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BaldOfEvil: [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Dr. Labcoat]], the BigBad of season 2, is entirely bald.



* HeroOfAnotherStory / VillainOfAnotherStory: The human characters drive the MythArc of each season, but generally stay in the background while the episode focuses on the "Animals".

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* HeroOfAnotherStory / VillainOfAnotherStory: HeroOfAnotherStory: The human characters drive the MythArc of each season, but generally stay in the background while the episode focuses on the "Animals".



* OneSteveLimit: ''Graciously'' averted. Most of the animal characters are either named "Mike" or Phil".

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* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Dog Phil meets a Pomeranian at the dog park who sports a swastika tattoo underneath his chest fur and boasts about the superiority of "purebreeds".
* OneSteveLimit: ''Graciously'' averted. Most of the animal characters are either named "Mike" or Phil"."Phil".



* TheVirus: Virus X in season 2. [[spoiler: It eventually ends up wiping out the human population of the NYC.]]

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* TheVirus: Virus X in season 2. [[spoiler: It eventually ends up wiping out the human population of the NYC.]]]]
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Animals is an animated HBO series that first aired in 2016. It was created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano. Each episode follows a species of animal.

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Animals is an [[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/animals_poster_pigeons_hbo_6.jpg]]

An
animated HBO series that first aired in 2016. It was created by Phil Materese and Mike Luciano and known for its dark and often vulgar comedy, Animals follows the lives of various inner-city creatures and their interactions with each other and the human world. Told in loosely related vignettes, their stories usually meditate on the human experience through the eyes of an animal culture.
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!!Tropes:
* AbusiveParent: Pigeon Phil's dad abandoned him when he was young, only to show up later to extort money from him for a scam.
** Fly Phil's father was an abusive drunk. (Oddly, he's played by Phil Materese's [[Main/RealLifeRelative actual father]].)
* ActionGirl: April certainly puts her traveling companions to shame in "Squirrels".
* AffablyEvil: The adorable cat couple living in an apartment complex will certainly make you feel at home [[spoiler:before submitting you to sadistic torture]].
* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Dog Phil meets a Pomeranian at the dog park who sports a swastika tattoo underneath his chest fur and boasts about the superiority of 'purebreeds'.
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Squirrel Phil is one to Squirrel Mike in "Squirrels", though they later warm up in the end. In season 2, Mason becomes the annoying younger ''step'' sibling to Squirrel Phil at his mother's wedding.
* ArtShift:
** Several episodes feature music videos with distinctly more fluid animation than the puppetry used in normal segments.
** The end of "Dogs" is live action.
* BackForTheFinale: The finale of season 1 contains shots of the various animal characters who appeared throughout the season.
** Same with the finale of season 2.
* BaldOfEvil:
** [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Dr. Labcoat]], the BigBad of season 2, is entirely bald.
* BigBad:
** [[CorruptPolitician The Mayor]] in season 1.
** [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate Dr.]] [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Labcoat]] in season 2.
* CardboardPrison: Subverted in Dogs. While escaping the dog park is as easy as waiting for a human to walk through the front gate, making it past the sentry is another story.
* CorruptPolitician: The Mayor in season 1, who is willing to employ violence and other shady means to get reelected.
* TheDanza: Characters played by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano are almost always named
Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano. Each (If they're playing siblings, their last name will be either "Matarese" or "Luciano" as well.)
* DidNotGetTheGirl: [[spoiler:Squirrel Mike doesn't end up with April at the end of "Squirrels".]]
* EarlyBirdCameo: Pesci Corp, the MegaCorp in season 2, appear several times in the finale of season 1.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The human characters are generally only known by a title, such as "the Mayor" or "the Detective".
* GenerationXerox: Phil Jr. winds up being almost exactly like his father.
* HeroOfAnotherStory / VillainOfAnotherStory: The human characters drive the MythArc of each season, but generally stay in the background while the
episode follows a species focuses on the "Animals".
* MegaCorp: Pesci Co. in season 2.
* OneSteveLimit: ''Graciously'' averted. Most
of animal.the animal characters are either named "Mike" or Phil".
* PaperThinDisguise: Pigeon Phil woman's disguise consists of him wearing a wig and a female outfit. Oh, and he doesn't change his voice and goes by "Phil," short form of "Philip." Obviously, Jerry falls for him.
* PlayingTheVictimCard: Rat Phil has a habit of using his DisappearedDad as a shield against criticism.
* RedOniBlueOni: In general, the Mikes tend to be calm and cool while the Phils are more HotBlooded.
* SeriesFauxnale: The finale of season two certainly feels like a series finale, given that it ends with [[spoiler: the entire human population of New York City dead and animals taking over the city, and Rat Mike ditching college to make an independent cartoon with Phil. Hell, the song playing over the ending credits is Songs: Ohia's "Farewell Transmission."]] However, the series has been [[http://www.avclub.com/article/hbo-renews-animals-third-season-philosophizing-ver-255665 renewed for a third season.]]
* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: "Humans" is almost entirely live action and has no animal characters. It's also the only episode where Matarese and Luciano have no lines.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: [[spoiler:Phil Jr. quickly fills Rat Phil's role after he dies.]]
* SwallowedWhole: The snake and mouse segment has the latter being devoured by the former in this way.
* SyntheticPlague: [[spoiler:Virus X was engineered by Pesci Co. so they could market the Green Pill and brainwash the population of New York.]]
* {{Tulpa}}: [[spoiler:Lumpy in episode 1 of season 2 only exists in Rat Mike and Phil's minds as long as they continue to take the green pill, thus she forces the two rats to continue taking the pill so she can continue to exist.]]
* TunnelKing: Well, it might be difficult to find a dog who isn't one. But Pug Mike seems more invested in the idea than most.
* TheVirus: Virus X in season 2. [[spoiler: It eventually ends up wiping out the human population of the NYC.]]


Animals is an animated HBO series that first aired in 2016.

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Animals is an animated HBO series that first aired in 2016. It was created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano. Each episode follows a species of animal.

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Animals is an animated HBO series that first aired in 2016.

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