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* EveryGirlIsCuterWithHairDecs:
** Mimi's and Suzie's headbands.
** Nancy's hair ribbon.


* CrossOver: With ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw''. The kids appear in an episode, not as the Chans but as the titular band Shoyou Wienie. They're being sued for plagiarism by [[WestrernAnimation/{{Jabberjaw}} the Neptunes]].

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* CrossOver: With ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw''. The kids appear in an episode, not as the Chans but as the titular band Shoyou Wienie. They're being sued for plagiarism by [[WestrernAnimation/{{Jabberjaw}} [[WesternAnimation/{{Jabberjaw}} the Neptunes]].


%%* CrossOver: With ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw''. The kids appear in an episode, but not as the Chans.

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%%* * CrossOver: With ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw''. The kids appear in an episode, but not as the Chans.Chans but as the titular band Shoyou Wienie. They're being sued for plagiarism by [[WestrernAnimation/{{Jabberjaw}} the Neptunes]].



%%* PantyShot: Suzie in "The White Elephant Caper."

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%%* * PantyShot: Suzie in "The White Elephant Caper."Caper" after she, Alan and Anne fall through a trap door. They're the same color as her dress.


* ClosingCredits: Jamie Farr, Klinger of ''Series/{{Mash}}'' fame, was one of the lead writers on this series.

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* ClosingCredits: Jamie Farr, Klinger of ''Series/{{Mash}}'' ''Series/{{MASH}}'' fame, was one of the lead writers on this series.


%%* CaptainObvious: "Hey! Sing Ha is an elephant!" "''Brilliant''." %% Provide more context. Who is Sing Ha?

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%%* CaptainObvious: Captain Obvious: "Hey! Sing Ha is an elephant!" "''Brilliant''." %% Provide more context. Who is Sing Ha?


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* AsianAndNerdy: Tom and Alan

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* %%* AsianAndNerdy: Tom and Alan



* BeachEpisode: "Will The Real Charlie Chan Please Stand Up?". Yes, [[{{Fanservice}} including Suzie and Anne in bikinis]].

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* BeachEpisode: BeachEpisode:
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"Will The Real Charlie Chan Please Stand Up?". Yes, [[{{Fanservice}} including Suzie and Anne in bikinis]].



* BearsAreBadNews: Averted by the funny dancing bear in "The Gypsy Caper".
* BeeAfraid: The four mid-teens have such an encounter in "The Gypsy Caper".
* BigEater: Nancy. Stanley may be one as well; we never see him eating as much as we see Nancy eating, but he does talk about food and being hungry quite a bit. In episode 3, Henry even says "This is no time to be thinking about food" when Stanley complains he just bit his tongue; the tone suggests Stanley has frequent cases of the munchies.

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* BearsAreBadNews: Averted by the BearyFunny: The funny dancing bear in "The Gypsy Caper".
* %%* BeeAfraid: The four mid-teens have such an encounter in "The Gypsy Caper".
* %%* BigEater: Nancy. Stanley may be one as well; we never see him eating as much as we see Nancy eating, but he does talk about food Nancy.
%%* BorrowedCatchphrase: Anne
and being hungry quite Scooter both say "Wham bam, we're in a bit. In jam" in episode 3, 5, Flip says it in episode 8. Henry even says "This is no time to be thinking about food" when Stanley complains he just bit his tongue; the tone suggests Stanley has frequent cases of the munchies.uses it in episode 7, constituting a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}}.



* BusmansHoliday: A lot of the episodes, but most notably episode 3.
* CaptainObvious: "Hey! Sing Ha is an elephant!" "''Brilliant''."
* CatScare: Happens to Henry and Stanley in episode 5.

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* %%* BusmansHoliday: A lot of the episodes, but most notably episode 3.
* %%* CaptainObvious: "Hey! Sing Ha is an elephant!" "''Brilliant''."
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CatScare: Happens to Henry and Stanley in episode 5.



** BorrowedCatchphrase: Anne and Scooter both say "Wham bam, we're in a jam" in episode 5, Flip says it in episode 8. Henry uses it in episode 7, constituting a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}}.
* ChekhovsGun: The violin in episode 14

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** BorrowedCatchphrase: Anne and Scooter both say "Wham bam, we're in a jam" in episode 5, Flip says it in episode 8. Henry uses it in episode 7, constituting a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}}.
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%%* ChekhovsGun: The violin in episode 14



* CoolBigSis: Suzie
* CoolCar / TransformingMecha: The Chan Van
* CoolShades: Alan's tinted sunglasses

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* %%* CoolBigSis: Suzie
* CoolCar / TransformingMecha: %%* CoolCar: The Chan Van
* %%* CoolShades: Alan's tinted sunglasses



* {{Cosplay}} / MasterOfDisguise: Stanley has an endless supply of costumes and masks and disguises for whatever occasion. He even ''[[WholesomeCrossdresser crossdresses]]'' on more than one occasion!
* CrossOver
** ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'': The kids appear in an episode, but not as the Chans.
* DeadpanSnarker: Anne and Suzie both have their moments. Henry falls into this every now and then as well, mostly in reaction to Stanley.
* DinosaurDoggieBone
* EveryGirlIsCuterWithHairDecs: Mimi's and Suzie's headbands.
** And Nancy's hair ribbon.

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* {{Cosplay}} / MasterOfDisguise: Stanley has an endless supply of costumes and masks and disguises for whatever occasion. He even ''[[WholesomeCrossdresser crossdresses]]'' on more than one occasion!
* CrossOver
** ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'':
%%* {{Cosplay}}
%%* CrossOver: With ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw''.
The kids appear in an episode, but not as the Chans.
* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Anne and Suzie both have their moments. Henry falls into this every now and then as well, mostly in reaction to Stanley.
* %%* DinosaurDoggieBone
* EveryGirlIsCuterWithHairDecs: EveryGirlIsCuterWithHairDecs:
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Mimi's and Suzie's headbands.
** And Nancy's hair ribbon.



* FacePalm: Henry in episode 9, Nancy in episode 13, Stanley twice in the comics.
* FashionDissonance: [[http://sarajaye.superbusnet.com/Pictures/fashiondissonance.JPG Alan's outfit.]]
* FemaleGaze: [[http://sarajaye.superbusnet.com/Pictures/gditstanley2.PNG Um, Henry?]]
* FiveManBand: Literally.
** TheHero: Henry
** TheLancer ''and'' TheBigGuy: Stanley
** {{The Smart Guy}}s: Tom and Alan
** TheChick / TheHeart: Suzie
** SixthRanger: Anne, who plays with the band once in a while.
* FlatCharacter / CharacterDevelopment: Skirts the line. Though the kids each had one major personality trait and the show didn't delve into them as a modern series would have, they were far from hopeless stereotypes and portrayed as realistic and likeable characters.
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Two examples.
** The four youngest: Flip (choleric), Mimi (melancholic), Nancy (leuquine), and Scooter (sanguine).
** And the middle four: Anne (choleric), Tom (melancholic), Alan (sanguine), and Suzie (phlegmatic).

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* %%* FacePalm: Henry in episode 9, Nancy in episode 13, Stanley twice in the comics.
* %%* FashionDissonance: [[http://sarajaye.superbusnet.com/Pictures/fashiondissonance.JPG Alan's outfit.]]
]] %% Administrivia/WeblinksAreNotExamples
* FemaleGaze: [[http://sarajaye.superbusnet.com/Pictures/gditstanley2.PNG Um, Henry?]]
Henry?]] %% Administrivia/WeblinksAreNotExamples
* FiveManBand: Literally.
** TheHero: Henry
** TheLancer ''and'' TheBigGuy: Stanley
** {{The Smart Guy}}s: Tom and Alan
** TheChick / TheHeart: Suzie
** SixthRanger: Anne, who plays with the band once in a while.
* FlatCharacter / CharacterDevelopment:
FlatCharacter: Skirts the line. Though the kids each had one major personality trait and the show didn't delve into them as a modern series would have, they were far from hopeless stereotypes and portrayed as realistic and likeable characters.
* %%* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Two examples.
** %%** The four youngest: Flip (choleric), Mimi (melancholic), Nancy (leuquine), and Scooter (sanguine).
** %%** And the middle four: Anne (choleric), Tom (melancholic), Alan (sanguine), and Suzie (phlegmatic).



* [[GoodParents Good Father]]: Mr. Chan

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* [[GoodParents Good Father]]: %%* GoodParents: Mr. Chan



* JustAKid: Played for humor; Mimi treats Scooter like this a ''lot'' despite being a kid herself.

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* %%* JustAKid: Played for humor; Mimi treats Scooter like this a ''lot'' despite being a kid herself.



* TheKlutz: Nancy. Stanley, to a lesser extent.
* LargeHam: Stanley, especially when in costume.

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* %%* TheKlutz: Nancy. Stanley, to a lesser extent.
* %%* LargeHam: Stanley, especially when in costume.



* LimitedWardrobe: Pretty much a given, this being a Creator/HannaBarbera show in TheSeventies.
** UnlimitedWardrobe: Except, of course, Stanley's endless supply of disguises.

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* LimitedWardrobe: Pretty much a given, this being a Creator/HannaBarbera show in TheSeventies.
** UnlimitedWardrobe:
TheSeventies. Except, of course, Stanley's endless supply of disguises.



* MassiveNumberedSiblings

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%%* MassiveNumberedSiblings
* MassiveNumberedSiblingsMasterOfDisguise: Stanley has an endless supply of costumes and masks and disguises for whatever occasion. He even ''[[WholesomeCrossdresser crossdresses]]'' on more than one occasion!



* [[NiceJobBreakingItHero Nice Job Breaking It, Heroes!]]: In episode 2, the kids successfully rescue Boo Blew from kidnappers... only to discover they've nabbed a lookalike who didn't ''want'' to be rescued ''and'' blown his cover as a double for Mr. Blew.

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* [[NiceJobBreakingItHero Nice Job Breaking It, Heroes!]]: NiceJobBreakingItHero: In episode 2, the kids successfully rescue Boo Blew from kidnappers... only to discover they've nabbed a lookalike who didn't ''want'' to be rescued ''and'' blown his cover as a double for Mr. Blew.



* OffModel: Happens quite a bit, but more often in the earlier eps. [[http://sarajaye.superbusnet.com/Pictures/oldband.PNG And this scene's animation looks downright primitive]].
** That's because after the first few episodes, Hanna-Barbera had the rest of the show farmed out to Eric Porter Studios in Australia. That studio was not known for quality animation even by TV standards, and their work the next year on ''Super Friends'' furthered that.
* PantyShot: Suzie in "The White Elephant Caper."
* PluckyComicRelief: Stanley

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* ObsessedWithFood: Stanley. We never see him eating as much as we see Nancy eating, but he does talk about food and being hungry quite a bit. In episode 3, Henry even says "This is no time to be thinking about food" when Stanley complains he just bit his tongue; the tone suggests Stanley has frequent cases of the munchies.
* OffModel: Happens quite a bit, but more often in the earlier eps. [[http://sarajaye.superbusnet.com/Pictures/oldband.PNG And this scene's animation looks downright primitive]].
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primitive]]. That's because after the first few episodes, Hanna-Barbera had the rest of the show farmed out to Eric Porter Studios in Australia. That studio was not known for quality animation even by TV standards, and their work the next year on ''Super Friends'' furthered that.
* %%* PantyShot: Suzie in "The White Elephant Caper."
* %%* PluckyComicRelief: Stanley



%%* RedOniBlueOni: Henry and Stanley, Suzie and Anne



* SecurityCling: Nancy and Mimi, quite often. Sometimes Stanley does this with Henry.

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* %%* SecurityCling: Nancy and Mimi, quite often. Sometimes Stanley does this with Henry.



* ScoobyStack

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* %%* ScoobyStack



* {{Shorttank}}: Anne

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* %%* {{Shorttank}}: Anne



* SiblingTeam: Obviously.
* SiblingYinYang: Tom and Anne.
** StraightManAndWiseGuy: Henry and Stanley
** TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Anne and Suzie, respectively. Amazingly, lacks TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry that comes with the territory.
** RedOniBlueOni: Henry and Stanley, Suzie and Anne
* SleepCute: Mimi and Scooter in episode 4, as a platonic example.
* SneezeOfDoom: Anne in "The Greek Caper".
* SnoopingLittleKid: Flip, Nancy, Mimi and Scooter.
* SoUnfunnyItsFunny: Stanley's jokes

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* %%* SiblingTeam: Obviously.
* SiblingYinYang: %%* SiblingYinYang:
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Tom and Anne.
** StraightManAndWiseGuy: %%** Henry and Stanley
** TomboyAndGirlyGirl:
Stanley are an example of StraightManAndWiseGuy.
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Anne and Suzie, Suzie are a TomboyAndGirlyGirl respectively. Amazingly, lacks TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry that comes with the territory.
** RedOniBlueOni: Henry and Stanley, Suzie and Anne
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%%* SleepCute: Mimi and Scooter in episode 4, as a platonic example.
* %%* SneezeOfDoom: Anne in "The Greek Caper".
* %%* SnoopingLittleKid: Flip, Nancy, Mimi and Scooter.
* %%* SoUnfunnyItsFunny: Stanley's jokes



* TeamDad: Mr. Chan, obviously. Sometimes Henry steps in, too, when Pop's not around.
* TeamMom: Suzie, every now and then.
* TeamPet: Chu-Chu

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* %%* TeamDad: Mr. Chan, obviously. Sometimes Henry steps in, too, when Pop's not around.
* %%* TeamMom: Suzie, every now and then.
* %%* TeamPet: Chu-Chu



* TheTheoremOfNarrowInterests: If it weren't for this show having its own ff.net section you wouldn't know there ''was'' any semblance of a fandom for it.
** Later more apparent when the show dominated a poll by Warner Brothers for its release. Prior to this the chances are high this show was seen much further down the ladder.
* TokenMiniMoe: Mimi, and to a smaller degree Nancy. Scooter is a Token Shota.
* TotemPoleTrench: Flip and Nancy do this in episode 3.
* TranslatorBuddy: Alan, for Tom.
* Wiki/{{Uncyclopedia}}: [[http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/The_Amazing_Chan_and_the_Chan_Clan No, really]]. It's a crossover substituting the more popular Creator/JackieChan for Charlie, but still, the fact that this little show was known enough to earn a place here is pretty surprising.

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* TheTheoremOfNarrowInterests: If it weren't for this show having its own ff.net section you wouldn't know there ''was'' any semblance of a fandom for it.
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it. Later more apparent when the show dominated a poll by Warner Brothers for its release. Prior to this the chances are high this show was seen much further down the ladder.
* %%* TokenMiniMoe: Mimi, and to a smaller degree Nancy. Scooter is a Token Shota.
* %%* TotemPoleTrench: Flip and Nancy do this in episode 3.
* %%* TransformingMecha
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TranslatorBuddy: Alan, for Tom.
* Wiki/{{Uncyclopedia}}: [[http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/The_Amazing_Chan_and_the_Chan_Clan No, really]]. It's a crossover substituting the more popular Creator/JackieChan for Charlie, but still, the fact that this little show was known enough to earn a place here is pretty surprising.
Tom.



* YouGoGirl: Anne had a few moments here and there, done ''quite'' well without her coming off as a StrawFeminist.

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* %%* YouGoGirl: Anne had a few moments here and there, done ''quite'' well without her coming off as a StrawFeminist.


* YouGoGirl: Anne had a few moments here and there, done ''quite'' well without her coming off as a StrawFeminist JerkSue.

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* YouGoGirl: Anne had a few moments here and there, done ''quite'' well without her coming off as a StrawFeminist JerkSue.StrawFeminist.


* AmbiguouslyAbsentParent: The mother of the Chan children (presumably Charlie's wife), is never seen or mentioned--Charlie seems to be raising his kids as a single parent.



* MissingMom: The mother of the Chan children (presumably Charlie's wife), is never seen or mentioned--Charlie seems to be raising his kids as a single parent.


* EditedForSyndication: The DVD release contains a lot of scenes that were missing from the TV version.



'''Stanley:''' Yeah? Well you ''look'' like a pizza!

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'''Stanley:''' Yeah? Well Well, you ''look'' like a pizza!



* TheOtherDarrin: For the first few episodes all the Chan Clan were voiced by Asian-American actors, but after complaints that the kids were hard to understand most of them (except for Brian Tochi and Robert Ito) were replaced by Occidentals.


** BorrowedCatchphrase: Anne and Scooter both say "Wham bam, we're in a jam" in episode 5, Flip says it in episode 8. Henry uses it in episode 7, constituting a CrowningMomentOfFunny.

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** BorrowedCatchphrase: Anne and Scooter both say "Wham bam, we're in a jam" in episode 5, Flip says it in episode 8. Henry uses it in episode 7, constituting a CrowningMomentOfFunny.SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}}.


The AnimatedAdaptation of the Franchise/CharlieChan series, this Creator/HannaBarbera series from 1972 on Creator/{{CBS}} marked the first time -- and still the only time in the Occident -- that the Chan character was played by an ethnically Chinese actor: Keye Luke, who had himself played Number One son, Lee Chan, in the Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox series of films back in the 1930s. It is notable that Hanna-Barbera did not emulate the iconic Genghis Khan moustache and beard, Panama hat and white linen suit of the Charlie Chan of the 1930s and 1940s; their Mr. Chan sported a pencil moustache, a short-brimmed pork-pie hat and a blue blazer.

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The AnimatedAdaptation of the Franchise/CharlieChan Film/CharlieChan series, this Creator/HannaBarbera series from 1972 on Creator/{{CBS}} marked the first time -- and still the only time in the Occident -- that the Chan character was played by an ethnically Chinese actor: Keye Luke, who had himself played Number One son, Lee Chan, in the Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox series of films back in the 1930s. It is notable that Hanna-Barbera did not emulate the iconic Genghis Khan moustache and beard, Panama hat and white linen suit of the Charlie Chan of the 1930s and 1940s; their Mr. Chan sported a pencil moustache, a short-brimmed pork-pie hat and a blue blazer.


* JodieFoster: She's the voice of Anne Chan (though not originally - see TheOtherDarrin below).


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** Later more apparent when the show dominated a poll by Warner Brothers for it's release. Prior to this the chances are high this show was seen much further down the ladder.

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** Later more apparent when the show dominated a poll by Warner Brothers for it's its release. Prior to this the chances are high this show was seen much further down the ladder.

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