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* InterspeciesRomance: Between Hoppity the grasshopper and Honey the bee. Mr. Beetle, [[ADogNamedDog a beetle]], is also interested in marrying Honey.

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* InterspeciesRomance: Between Hoppity the grasshopper and Honey the bee. Mr. Beetle, [[ADogNamedDog [[SpeciesSurname a beetle]], is also interested in marrying Honey.


* BigThinShortTrio: The film's three antagonists make up a trio like this: C. Bagley Beetle is large and corpulent, Smack the mosquito is tall and lanky, and Swat the fly is tiny even compared to the other insects.



* FourFingeredHands

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* FourFingeredHandsFourFingeredHands: The insects are drawn with these.


* HumanlikeFootAnatomy

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* HumanlikeFootAnatomyHumanlikeFootAnatomy: The insects have human-like arms and legs. Notably, Hoppity's knees bend forward, unlike a grasshopper's, though he can turn his knees back to make grasshopper-like leaps.


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* InterspeciesRomance: Between Hoppity the grasshopper and Honey the bee. Mr. Beetle, [[ADogNamedDog a beetle]], is also interested in marrying Honey.


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* MeanBoss: Mr. Beetle constantly abuses Swat and Smack, hitting them in the head and calling them names.


* BumblingHenchmenDuo: Swat and Smack are tow dim-witted bugs working for C. Bagley Beetle.



* {{Four Legged Insect}}s

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* {{Four Legged Insect}}sInsect}}s: Everyone in the cast is portrayed with four limbs.


* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Swat and Smack, Mr. Beetle's sidekicks, who are together in every single scene they appear in.


* PsychopathicManchild: Swat's voice is ideal for whining, be it for never getting to hit anyone on the head or not getting invited to weddings or funerals since he loves them both.

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* PsychopathicManchild: Swat's voice is ideal for whining, be it for never getting to hit anyone on the head or not getting invited to weddings or funerals since he loves them both.adores them.


* {{Adorkable}}: Hoppity is very clumsy, and a lot of his dialogue consists of stuff such as "Oh gosh".


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* TheKlutz: Hoppity is very clumsy, and a lot of his dialogue consists of stuff such as "Oh gosh".


* DigitalDestruction: The "Bugville" DVD release of ''Mr. Bug Goes to Town'' was apparently a raw transfer from an old laserdisc of the film, and it shows; marred by atrocious digital compression that makes it painful to even look at—you would think you were watching a bootleg of it, and it's supposed to be a official release! Fortunately, there is no interlacing and dvnr issues otherwise.

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* DigitalDestruction: The "Bugville" DVD release of ''Mr. Bug Goes to Town'' was apparently a raw transfer from an old laserdisc of the film, and it shows; marred by atrocious digital compression that makes it painful to even look at—you at, you would think you were watching a bootleg of it, bootleg, and it's supposed to be a an official release! Fortunately, there is no interlacing and dvnr or DVD issues otherwise.


* PsychopathicManchild: Swat. His complaint while weeping like a child says it all--
-->'''Swat:''' I never get to hit ''anyone'' on the head!

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* PsychopathicManchild: Swat. His complaint while weeping like a child says Swat's voice is ideal for whining, be it all--
-->'''Swat:''' I
for never get getting to hit ''anyone'' anyone on the head!head or not getting invited to weddings or funerals since he loves them both.

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* AwardBaitSong: "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H736eBf5Bxo We're the Couple in the Castle]]".


Learning from the mistakes ''Gulliver'' made trying to rip off the fairy tale atmosphere of Disney's ''Disney/SnowWhite'' and winding up as a cold, inferior imitation in the process, the Fleischers decided to take a more contemporary approach to this film, with its real world New York setting providing a believable, interesting backdrop for the events of the film. While there was still a treacly love story, the characters are still fairly interesting, and some generous slapstick is thrown in here and there to lighten the feeling of the film, obviously keeping one of the positive aspects of ''Gulliver''. The film also benefits from having a much more episodic structure than ''Gulliver''.

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Learning from the mistakes ''Gulliver'' made trying to rip off the fairy tale atmosphere of Disney's ''Disney/SnowWhite'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Snow White|AndTheSevenDwarfs}}'' and winding up as a cold, inferior imitation in the process, the Fleischers decided to take a more contemporary approach to this film, with its real world New York setting providing a believable, interesting backdrop for the events of the film. While there was still a treacly love story, the characters are still fairly interesting, and some generous slapstick is thrown in here and there to lighten the feeling of the film, obviously keeping one of the positive aspects of ''Gulliver''. The film also benefits from having a much more episodic structure than ''Gulliver''.


* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Bagley.

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* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Bagley.Bagley who as a beetle member of respectable society really goes out of his way to avoid being seen with his disreputable goons and doesn't even invite them to his wedding.


* {{Adorkable}}: Hoppity is very clumsy, and a lot of his dialogue consists of stuff such as "Oh gosh".



* HumansAreBastards: Subverted; while Humans are a threat to the bugs, they aren't actively malicious--just ignorant of their existence.

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* HumansAreBastards: Subverted; while Humans humans are a threat to the bugs, they aren't actively malicious--just ignorant of their existence.


The film was produced by Max Fleischer, and directed by Dave Fleischer and Shamus Culhane, the latter being uncredited. The animation directors for the film were Willard Bowsky, Shamus Culhane, H.C. Ellison, Thomas Johnson, Graham Place, Stan Quackenbush, David Tendlar and Myron Waldman.

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The film was produced by Max Fleischer, and directed by Dave Fleischer and Shamus Culhane, the latter being uncredited. The animation directors for the film were Willard Bowsky, Shamus Culhane, H.C. Ellison, Thomas Johnson, Graham Place, Stan Quackenbush, David Tendlar and Myron Waldman.

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