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* ReallyGetsAround: Fred. Since this is a children's film, [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar it's only implied.]] It's implied when several kittens who have different moms say, "He's my dad."

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* ReallyGetsAround: Fred. Since this is a children's film, [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar [[ParentalBonus it's only implied.]] It's implied when several kittens who have different moms say, "He's my dad."


* CatsAreMean: Averted, although the cats steal all the flowers from the family's garden to put on the grave.


** Kenneth coming into the room to tell him that his trousers are creased is also much less of a problem than Fred's overeating and penchant for women.

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** Kenneth coming into the room to tell him that his trousers are creased is also much less of a problem than Fred's overeating and penchant for women.women[[note]] Well, [[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/molly mollies]], or if they're nursing/pregnant, queens. [[/note]].
* ArtisticLicenseMedicine: Cats don't really get cat flu from "overdoing it". [[https://www.bluecross.org.uk/pet-advice/cat-flu Cat flu]] is normally caused a virus although some strains of bacteria can carry it too, and it is spread by infected cats or rarely [[TyphoidMary carriers.]] Also, cat flu does not cause the cat to swagger the way Fred was doing.
* CanonForeigner: Zigzagged for Kenneth. In the book, Sophie and Nick did not have a guinea pig, although there was a ''grave'' for one, however, in the cartoon, Kenneth is alive and well.
* CatConcerto: Fred's job was to sing to other cats on the street.



* FatCat: Fred had a rather round belly.



* LazyBum: Zigzagged for Fred. He's described as the "laziest cat in the world", but he seems pretty active when he's being a singer.



* ReallyGetsAround: Fred. Since this is a children's film, [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar it's only implied.]]

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* NearlyNormalAnimal: The animals are pets to the humans, speak, walk on all fours, sometimes wear clothes, sometimes don't wear clothes, and have some human-like values and some animal-like ones.
* ReallyGetsAround: Fred. Since this is a children's film, [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar it's only implied.]]]] It's implied when several kittens who have different moms say, "He's my dad."



* StockFootage: They tend to re-use shots of the backing singing cats a lot, in the same song.

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* StockFootage: They tend ShakingTheRump: Fred does this by accident when Kenneth tells him to re-use shots of the backing singing cats a lot, in the same song.shake his belly but shakes his rump instead.
-->'''Kenneth''': "Wiggle your belly... not your ''bum''!"



* SickEpisode: Fred gets the cat flu, which is supposedly what killed him.
* SparedByTheAdaptation:
** Implied for Kenneth. The only mention of a guinea pig we get in the book is "Nearby are the graves of a guinea pig and a beetle which Sophie and Nick marked with stones", however, this guinea pig is alive and well.
** [[spoiler: Also implied for Fred. When Kenneth says that Fred has only lost eight lives, a cat who looks an awful lot like Fred walks past.]]
* StockFootage: They tend to re-use shots of the backing singing cats a lot, in the same song.



* ToiletHumour: While this cartoon leaves out the "sometimes he did wees on Mrs Spedding's flowers and she was cross" gag, Kenneth does mention Sophie and Nick's mother taking Fred out to "do his business".
* UncertainDoom: Fred seemed dead and he was pretty much confirmed to be buried, but [[spoiler: that did look an awful lot like Fred at the end.]]
* UnnamedParent: Sophie and Nick's parents are unnamed.
* VivaLasVegas: Fred ends up in UsefulNotes/LasVegas during his world tour, playing to packed venues.



* VivaLasVegas: Fred ends up in UsefulNotes/LasVegas during his world tour, playing to packed venues.



* SoapOperaDisease: Fred gets the flu.


* AnimatedMusical

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* %%* AnimatedMusical



* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Several instances.

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Several instances.ArsonMurderAndJaywalking:



* CostumeTestMontage

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* %%* CostumeTestMontage



* [[spoiler: FakingTheDead: At the end, Kenneth realises Fred still has one of his nine lives left...]]

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* [[spoiler: FakingTheDead: At the end, Kenneth realises Fred [[spoiler:Fred still has one of his nine lives left...]]left]]...



-->Fred: I've hurt my bits!
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Kenneth and Fred.

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-->Fred: -->'''Fred:''' I've hurt my bits!
* %%* HeterosexualLifePartners: Kenneth and Fred.


* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Several instances

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Several instancesinstances.



* DownerBeginning: How many other kids' movies begin with a pair of teary eyed siblings mourning the loss of their beloved pet?

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* DownerBeginning: How many other kids' movies begin with a pair of teary eyed teary-eyed siblings mourning the loss of their beloved pet?



* GroinAttack: Fred accidently does the splits on a car and, well in his own words...

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* GroinAttack: Fred accidently accidentally does the splits on a car and, well in his own words...



* MusicalPastiche: Apart from all the elvis-esque songs, there was a very 70's [[Music/TheBeeGees Bee Gees-esque]] disco music in the party scene.

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* MusicalPastiche: Apart from all the elvis-esque Elvis-esque songs, there was a 's very 70's [[Music/TheBeeGees Bee Gees-esque]] disco music in the party scene.



* ShoutOut: Elvis, obviously. Then there's the shoutout to hippies, Music/{{Prince}} and Music/EltonJohn in the makeover montage.

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* ShoutOut: Elvis, obviously. Then there's the shoutout shout-out to hippies, Music/{{Prince}} and Music/EltonJohn in the makeover montage.



* WholePlotReference: Elvis' life. Suprised?

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* WholePlotReference: Elvis' life. Suprised?Surprised?


'''''Famous Fred''''' is a 1996 30-minute AnimatedMusical based on the picture book ''Fred'' by Posy Simmonds. It was made by the same people who created ''ComicBook/TheSnowman''.

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'''''Famous Fred''''' ''Famous Fred'' is a 1996 30-minute AnimatedMusical based on the picture book ''Fred'' by Posy Simmonds. It was made by the same people who created ''ComicBook/TheSnowman''.


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[[caption-width-right:250:Let's
take a walk in the moonlight...]]


* CharacterDeath: Fred. [[spoiler: maybe.]]


* SickEpisode: Fred gets the flu.

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* SickEpisode: SoapOperaDisease: Fred gets the flu.flu.
* CharacterDeath: Fred. [[spoiler: maybe.]]

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* SickEpisode: Fred gets the flu.

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* AnthropomorphicAnimalAdaptation: Is it fair to say this is one of Elvis' whole life?


->''"Let's call her...Brenda!" *She checks the kitten's gender* "Oh no, lets call him... Fred."''

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->''"Let's call her...Brenda!" *She checks the kitten's gender* "Oh no, lets call him... Fred."''


* FullyClothedCartoonAnimal: The animals either wear no clothes (when they're around humans) or go about fully dressed.

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* FullyClothedCartoonAnimal: FullyDressedCartoonAnimal: The animals either wear no clothes (when they're around humans) or go about fully dressed.

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* {{Expy}}: Fred is obviously one of Elvis.


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* FullyClothedCartoonAnimal: The animals either wear no clothes (when they're around humans) or go about fully dressed.


--> Fred's owner names the soon-to-be famous cat

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--> Fred's -->-- '''Fred's owner names the soon-to-be famous cat
cat'''

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