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* ComedicUnderwearExposure: In the beginning of the movie, Roger and his friends steal Doug's clothes, hang them high up in a tree, and abandon him in the forest in nothing but his tighty whities. Doug is forced to use a broken branch to retrieve his clothes.

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* ComedicUnderwearExposure: In the beginning of the movie, Roger and his friends steal Doug's clothes, hang them high up in a tree, and abandon him in the forest in nothing but his tighty whities.tighty-whiteys. Doug is forced to use a broken branch to retrieve his clothes.


Originally conceived as a DirectToVideo release, Disney decided to release it theatrically to capitalize on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie''. Because this decision was so last-minute, the film was only barely changed visually to appeal to a theatrical presentation. Critics bashed the movie for, appropriately enough, looking like a overdone direct-to-video movie and feeling like just like an extended version of an episode. And while it did recoup its small budget, it still didn't make a lot of money[[note]]A contributing factor could've been that ''Doug'' was on its last leg. The show was about to hit sixty-five episodes (the episode limit), the production staff was too busy with ''WesternAnimation/PBAndJOtter'', and ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' was quickly becoming the most popular show on Creator/OneSaturdayMorning. It also [[InvisibleAdvertising barely got any advertisement]].[[/note]]. It ended up selling much better on video. [[{{Irony}} Go figure]].

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Originally conceived as a DirectToVideo release, Disney decided to release it theatrically to capitalize on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie''. Because this decision was so last-minute, the film was only barely changed visually to appeal to a theatrical presentation. Critics bashed the movie for, appropriately enough, looking like a an overdone direct-to-video movie and feeling like just like an extended version of an episode. And while it did recoup its small budget, it still didn't make a lot of money[[note]]A contributing factor could've been that ''Doug'' was on its last leg. The show was about to hit sixty-five episodes (the episode limit), the production staff was too busy with ''WesternAnimation/PBAndJOtter'', and ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' was quickly becoming the most popular show on Creator/OneSaturdayMorning. It also [[InvisibleAdvertising barely got any advertisement]].[[/note]]. It ended up selling much better on video. [[{{Irony}} Go figure]].


* TookALevelInJerkass: Guy, compared to the series. He wasn't exactly one of Doug's friends, but he never seemed to deliberately do anything to ''spite'' Doug. In the movie? Even ''before'' the plot about the monster takes centre stage, he's throwing Doug off of the organising council ''he signed up for'' just because Patti was on it.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: Guy, compared to the series. He wasn't exactly one of Doug's friends, but he never seemed to deliberately do anything to ''spite'' Doug. In the movie? Even ''before'' the plot about the monster takes centre center stage, he's throwing Doug off of the organising organizing council ''he signed up for'' just because Patti was on it.



* VanillaEdition: Not only does the DVD have horrible quality, frequent faded edits and shortened end credits (due to it being a television master), but it lacks any bonus features - excluding the "Dougumentary" behind-the-scenes featurette at the end of the tape.

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* VanillaEdition: Not only does the DVD have horrible quality, frequent faded edits and shortened end credits (due to it being a television master), but it lacks any bonus features - excluding the "Dougumentary" "DOUGumentary" behind-the-scenes featurette at the end of the tape.


* ContagiousCassandraTruth: Doug and Skeeter tell the Mayor about the swamp creature they found, but she can't publicly declare its existence without backlash. They try, but an attempt to capture the beast by a CorruptCorporateExecutive impedes this.

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* ContagiousCassandraTruth: Doug and Skeeter tell the Mayor about the swamp creature they found, but she can't publicly declare its existence without backlash. They try, but an attempt to capture the beast monster by a CorruptCorporateExecutive impedes this.



* {{Flanderization}}: The movie is pretty exaggerated in comparison with the cartoon series. Doug's universe is almost a copy of the real universe but in the movie there is a StockNessMonster and a robot with a ShrinkRay. There is even a dancing party with swat levels of security.

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* {{Flanderization}}: The movie is pretty exaggerated in comparison with the cartoon series. Doug's universe is almost a copy of the real universe but in the movie there is a StockNessMonster and a robot with a ShrinkRay. There is even a dancing party with swat levels of security.



* ShrinkRay: When Roger learns that Doug and Skeeter have became friends with the swamp monster, he hires several science kids to build him a 50-foot KillerRobot to defend himself. They build a 6-foot tall robot instead, then whip out a ray gun to shrink Roger down to the appropriate size.

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* ShrinkRay: When Roger learns that Doug and Skeeter have became friends with the swamp monster, he hires several with science kids nerds to build him a 50-foot KillerRobot to defend himself. They build a 6-foot tall robot instead, then whip out a ray gun to shrink Roger down to the appropriate size.



* TheUnfairSex: A small example with Patti; she's happy to spend all her time with Guy but the minute Doug spends more time with another "girl" (actually Herman in a bad disguise) than her, she's furious with him. That being said, she never implied she had feelings for Guy, but at the same time, Doug never implied he had feelings for "Hermananoniney" either.

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* TheUnfairSex: A small example with Patti; she's happy to spend all her time with Guy but the minute Doug spends more time with another "girl" (actually Herman in a bad disguise) than her, she's furious very angry with him. That being said, she never implied she had feelings for Guy, but at the same time, Doug never implied he had feelings for "Hermananoniney" either.



* VanillaEdition: Not only does the DVD have horrible quality, frequent fade edits and shortened end credits (due to it being a television master), but it lacks any bonus features - including the behind-the-scenes featurette at the end of the tape.

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* VanillaEdition: Not only does the DVD have horrible quality, frequent fade faded edits and shortened end credits (due to it being a television master), but it lacks any bonus features - including excluding the "Dougumentary" behind-the-scenes featurette at the end of the tape.


''Doug's 1st Movie'' (Originally ''The First Doug Movie Ever'' and ''Doug: The Movie'') is a 1999 animated film based off the animated series, ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' (released during its third and final season of the Disney version, and its seventh and final season altogether), produced by [=Disneytoon=] Studios and Jumbo Pictures. It was the third movie based off a Disney version to be released theatrically, and the first movie based off a Creator/OneSaturdayMorning show.

After searching various times in the series, Doug and Skeeter finally find the Lucky Duck Lake monster, who turns out to be nicer than they thought. They name him Herman Melville, and he becomes their friend. After showing him to Mrs. Dink, she tells them to keep Herman a secret, as well as the fact that Bill Bluff has been polluting the lake he came from. However, after Guy Graham, Doug's rival, finds a picture of Herman left behind by Doug when he was seeing Patti and Guy decorate for the Valentine's Day Dance at Funkytown, he quickly phones Mr. Bluff and tells him about the monster. Now, Mr. Bluff's army are searching for the monster, while Doug is trying to keep him a secret - all while trying to win Patti's affections from Guy.

Originally conceived as a DirectToVideo release, Disney decided to release it theatrically to capitalize on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie''. Because this decision was so last-minute, the film was only barely changed visually to appeal to a theatrical presentation. Critics bashed the movie for, appropriately enough, looking like a overdone direct-to-video movie and feeling like just like an extended version of an episode. And while it did recoup its small budget, it still didn't make a lot of money[[note]]A contributing factor could've been that ''Doug'' was on its last leg. The show was about to hit sixty-five episodes (the episode limit), the production staff was busy with ''WesternAnimation/PBAndJOtter'', and ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' was quickly becoming the most popular show on Creator/OneSaturdayMorning. It also [[InvisibleAdvertising barely got any advertisement]].[[/note]]. It ended up selling much better on video. [[{{Irony}} Go figure]].

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''Doug's 1st Movie'' (Originally ''The First Doug Movie Ever'' and ''Doug: The Movie'') is a 1999 animated film movie based off the animated Nickelodeon series, ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' (released during its third and final season of the Disney version, and its seventh and final season altogether), produced by [=Disneytoon=] Studios and Jumbo Pictures. It was the third movie based off a Disney version to be released theatrically, and the first movie based off a Creator/OneSaturdayMorning show.

After searching various times in the series, Doug and Skeeter finally find the Lucky Duck Lake monster, who turns out to be nicer than they thought. They name him Herman Melville, and he becomes their friend. After showing him to Mrs. Dink, she tells them to keep Herman a secret, as well as the fact that Bill Bluff has been polluting the lake he came from. However, after Guy Graham, Doug's rival, finds a picture of Herman left behind by Doug when he was seeing Patti and Guy decorate for the Valentine's Day Dance at Funkytown, he quickly phones calls Mr. Bluff and tells him about the monster. Now, Mr. Bluff's army are searching for the monster, while Doug is trying to keep him a secret - all while trying to win Patti's affections from Guy.

Originally conceived as a DirectToVideo release, Disney decided to release it theatrically to capitalize on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie''. Because this decision was so last-minute, the film was only barely changed visually to appeal to a theatrical presentation. Critics bashed the movie for, appropriately enough, looking like a overdone direct-to-video movie and feeling like just like an extended version of an episode. And while it did recoup its small budget, it still didn't make a lot of money[[note]]A contributing factor could've been that ''Doug'' was on its last leg. The show was about to hit sixty-five episodes (the episode limit), the production staff was too busy with ''WesternAnimation/PBAndJOtter'', and ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' was quickly becoming the most popular show on Creator/OneSaturdayMorning. It also [[InvisibleAdvertising barely got any advertisement]].[[/note]]. It ended up selling much better on video. [[{{Irony}} Go figure]].


''Doug's 1st Movie'' (Originally ''The First Doug Movie Ever'' and ''Doug: The Movie'') is a 1999 animated film based off the animated series, ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' (released during its third and final season of the Disney version, and its seventh and final season altogether), produced by [=DisneyToon=] Studios and Jumbo Pictures. It was the third movie based off a Disney television series to be released theatrically, and the first movie based off a Creator/OneSaturdayMorning show.

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''Doug's 1st Movie'' (Originally ''The First Doug Movie Ever'' and ''Doug: The Movie'') is a 1999 animated film based off the animated series, ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' (released during its third and final season of the Disney version, and its seventh and final season altogether), produced by [=DisneyToon=] [=Disneytoon=] Studios and Jumbo Pictures. It was the third movie based off a Disney television series version to be released theatrically, and the first movie based off a Creator/OneSaturdayMorning show.


''Doug's 1st Movie'' (Originally ''The First Doug Movie Ever'' and ''Doug: The Movie'') is a 1999 animated film based off the animated series, ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' (released during its third and final season of its Disney era, and its seventh and final season altogether), produced by [=DisneyToon=] Studios and Jumbo Pictures. It was the third movie based off a Disney television series to be released theatrically, and the first movie based off a Creator/OneSaturdayMorning show.

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''Doug's 1st Movie'' (Originally ''The First Doug Movie Ever'' and ''Doug: The Movie'') is a 1999 animated film based off the animated series, ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' (released during its third and final season of its the Disney era, version, and its seventh and final season altogether), produced by [=DisneyToon=] Studios and Jumbo Pictures. It was the third movie based off a Disney television series to be released theatrically, and the first movie based off a Creator/OneSaturdayMorning show.



Originally conceived as a DirectToVideo release, Disney decided to release it theatrically to capitalize on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie''. Because this decision was so last-minute, the film was only barely changed visually to appeal to a theatrical presentation. Critics bashed the movie for, appropriately enough, looking like a hackneyed DTV movie and feeling like just like an extended version of an episode. And while it did recoup its small budget, it still didn't make a lot of money[[note]]A contributing factor could've been that ''Doug'' was on its last leg. The show was about to hit sixty-five episodes (the episode limit), the production staff was busy with ''WesternAnimation/PBAndJOtter'', and ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' was quickly becoming the most popular show on Creator/OneSaturdayMorning. It also [[InvisibleAdvertising barely got any advertisement]].[[/note]]. It ended up selling much better on video. [[{{Irony}} Go figure]].

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Originally conceived as a DirectToVideo release, Disney decided to release it theatrically to capitalize on the success of ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie''. Because this decision was so last-minute, the film was only barely changed visually to appeal to a theatrical presentation. Critics bashed the movie for, appropriately enough, looking like a hackneyed DTV overdone direct-to-video movie and feeling like just like an extended version of an episode. And while it did recoup its small budget, it still didn't make a lot of money[[note]]A contributing factor could've been that ''Doug'' was on its last leg. The show was about to hit sixty-five episodes (the episode limit), the production staff was busy with ''WesternAnimation/PBAndJOtter'', and ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' was quickly becoming the most popular show on Creator/OneSaturdayMorning. It also [[InvisibleAdvertising barely got any advertisement]].[[/note]]. It ended up selling much better on video. [[{{Irony}} Go figure]].



* AnimationBump: Slightly. The movie's animation uses more detailed, fluid animation, and also uses shadows.

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* AnimationBump: Slightly. The movie's 2D animation uses more detailed, fluid cel animation, and also uses shadows.



* CallBack: In the first episode of the cartoon, Doug was hunting a ''Neematoad'', [[StockNessMonster a lockness like monster]]. Then in the movie a real one appears.

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* CallBack: In the first episode of the cartoon, Nickelodeon series, Doug was hunting a ''Neematoad'', [[StockNessMonster a lockness like monster]]. Then in the movie a real one appears.



* ComedicUnderwearExposure: In the beginning of the movie, Roger and his buddies steal Doug's clothes, hang them high up in a tree, and abandon him in the forest in nothing but his tighty whities. Doug is forced to use a broken branch to retrieve his clothes.

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* ComedicUnderwearExposure: In the beginning of the movie, Roger and his buddies friends steal Doug's clothes, hang them high up in a tree, and abandon him in the forest in nothing but his tighty whities. Doug is forced to use a broken branch to retrieve his clothes.



** Chalky has ''one line'' in the film, and then appears very briefly in the Weekly Beebe office with no lines in a flashback.
** Judy only appears once in the entire film; at Doug's house when they're cleaning up muddy footprints left by Herman.

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** Chalky has ''one line'' and he says "A valentine!" in the film, movie, and then appears very briefly in the Weekly Beebe office with no lines in a flashback.
** Judy only appears once in the entire film; movie; at Doug's house when they're cleaning up muddy footprints left by Herman.



* DigitalDestruction: The Disney Movie Club DVD of the film uses the Creator/ToonDisney edit of the film, making it one of the few instances where the ''tape'' has better quality than the DVD.

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* DigitalDestruction: The Disney Movie Club DVD of the film uses the Creator/ToonDisney edit of the film, movie, making it one of the few instances where the ''tape'' has better quality than the DVD.



* IdiotBall: Doug and the Mayor toss this to each other in the film, from Doug talking about exposing Mr. Bluff's plot in front of Guy who happens to be good friends with Mr. Bluff and thinking that Herman is dead despite knowing that said death is in next week's paper (Which he figures out to his credit), to the Mayor, despite being, y'know, the Mayor and knowing that Mr. Bluff is polluting the lake and had hired goons to capture Herman, doesn't do anything about it. Though with the latter, you can justify it with the good ol' ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney trope.

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* IdiotBall: Doug and the Mayor toss this to each other in the film, movie, from Doug talking about exposing Mr. Bluff's plot in front of Guy who happens to be good friends with Mr. Bluff and thinking that Herman is dead despite knowing that said death is in next week's paper (Which he figures out to his credit), to the Mayor, despite being, y'know, the Mayor and knowing that Mr. Bluff is polluting the lake and had hired goons to capture Herman, doesn't do anything about it. Though with the latter, you can justify it with the good ol' ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney trope.



* MythArc: Prior to the film, Doug and Skeeter were occasionally searching for the monster. The movie ends the arc.
* PaperThinDisguise: Doug and Skeeter dress Herman up as a human female and somehow it fools everyone. Patti even becomes ''jealous'' of the new "cute girl" Doug has been hanging around.
* ProductionThrowback: Music cues from another Disney / Jumbo Pictures show, ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 101 Dalmatians: The Series]]'' play in a few scenes. When Doug and Skeeter are walking out of the photo shop at the mall, the background music theme from "Mall Pups" plays, and when Mr. Bluff's army are searching for Herman, Lt. Pug's {{Leitmotif}} plays.

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* MythArc: Prior to the film, movie, Doug and Skeeter were occasionally irregularly searching for the monster. The movie ends the arc.
* PaperThinDisguise: Doug and Skeeter dress Herman up as a human beautiful female and somehow it fools everyone. Patti even becomes ''jealous'' of the new "cute girl" Doug has been hanging around.
* ProductionThrowback: Music cues from another Disney / Jumbo Pictures show, ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 101 Dalmatians: The Series]]'' play in a few scenes. When Doug and Skeeter are walking out of the photo shop photoshop at the mall, the background music theme from "Mall Pups" plays, and when Mr. Bluff's army are searching for Herman, Lt. Pug's {{Leitmotif}} plays.



* TheUnfairSex: A small example with Patty; she's happy to spend all her time with Guy but the minute Doug spends more time with another "girl" (actually Herman in a bad disguise) than her, she's furious with him. That being said, she never implied she had feelings for Guy, but at the same time, Doug never implied he had feelings for "Hermananoniney" either.

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* TheUnfairSex: A small example with Patty; Patti; she's happy to spend all her time with Guy but the minute Doug spends more time with another "girl" (actually Herman in a bad disguise) than her, she's furious with him. That being said, she never implied she had feelings for Guy, but at the same time, Doug never implied he had feelings for "Hermananoniney" either.


* AbsenteeActor: Sally, Skunky, and Dirtbike don't appear at all in the film. Roger's cat Stinky is also strangely absent.

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* AbsenteeActor: Sally, Skunky, and Dirtbike don't do not appear at all in the film.this movie. Roger's cat Stinky is also strangely absent.

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* ExactWords: Roger Klotz has the twins build Robo-Crusher to deal with the monster of Lake Bluffington that's been revealed that was supposed to be giant (using a diagram that shows himself as the scale of the size). They then build Robo-Crusher, only for it to be shown to be extremely smaller than intended (It was about Roger's height at best). When Roger points out that it's supposed to be much larger, the Twins agree... and then shrink Roger down to the size indicated on the graph, with Roger then commenting that this wasn't funny and demanding to be changed back.


* BigDamnMovie

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* BigDamnMovieBigDamnMovie: While Doug faces some real life problems in the show, the movie has him meet a real monster and go up against a corporation.



* {{Title 1}}

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* {{Title 1}}1}}: Yup, it was the first movie, so it got this.


* AbsenteeActor: Sally, Skunky, and Dirtbike don't appear at all in the film.

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* AbsenteeActor: Sally, Skunky, and Dirtbike don't appear at all in the film. Roger's cat Stinky is also strangely absent.

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