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%%* GentleGiant: Ubuntu.
%%* GranolaGirl: Many of the characters.


%%* BareYourMidriff: Bliss.
%%* BigBad: The Angry Cop.
%%* BigEater: Che the dog.
%%* ButchLesbian: Mo and Trish.
%%* ButtMonkey: Gerald.
%%* CarnivoreConfusion: Subverted with Che.
%%* ChickMagnet: Ubuntu.



%%* DerangedAnimation: The episode "Helen's Back".



%%* LiteralMinded: Ubuntu.
%%* MamaBear: Helen.
%%* {{Meganekko}}: Tanya.
%%* TheNapoleon: The Angry Cop from Gerald's Way or The Highway.
%%* NewAgeRetroHippie



%%* PositiveDiscrimination: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]].
%%* TheRival: Margo, to Helen.


* BareYourMidriff: Bliss.
* BigBad: The Angry Cop.
* BigEater: Che the dog.
* ButchLesbian: Mo and Trish.
* ButtMonkey: Gerald
* CarnivoreConfusion: Subverted with Che.
* CastingGag: Creator/PhilLaMarr guest starred in Graffit in Greendale & Later In Troubble in Store, There a One Earth employee that sounded just like him. But, It's not really him.
* ChickMagnet: Ubuntu.

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* %%* BareYourMidriff: Bliss.
* %%* BigBad: The Angry Cop.
* %%* BigEater: Che the dog.
* %%* ButchLesbian: Mo and Trish.
* %%* ButtMonkey: Gerald
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Gerald.
%%*
CarnivoreConfusion: Subverted with Che.
* CastingGag: Creator/PhilLaMarr guest starred in Graffit in Greendale & Later In Troubble in Store, There a One Earth employee that sounded just like him. But, It's not really him.
*
%%* ChickMagnet: Ubuntu.



* DerangedAnimation: The episode "Helen's Back".

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* %%* DerangedAnimation: The episode "Helen's Back".



* DontTryThisAtHome: Chase a random prisoner with a nightstick.
* ElephantInTheLivingRoom: Wasn't there an Angry Cop in Harvey Birdman & Stroker & Hoop?



--> '''Bobby'''/'''Ubuntu''': A well-meaning son who disappoints him (Hank wanted Bobby to be an athletic man's man, whereas Gerald and Helen expected Ubuntu would be black).
--> '''Luanne'''/'''Bliss''': A daughter-figure who doesn't fit in (Luanne because she was a ditzy redneck's daughter who tried to better herself; Bliss, because of her materialism)

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--> '''Bobby'''/'''Ubuntu''': A well-meaning son who disappoints him his father (Hank wanted Bobby to be an athletic man's man, whereas Gerald and Helen expected Ubuntu would be black).
--> '''Luanne'''/'''Bliss''': A daughter-figure who doesn't fit in with the family (Luanne because she was a ditzy redneck's daughter who tried to better herself; Bliss, Bliss because of her materialism)



--> '''Kahn'''/'''Margo''': The shrill, affluent neighbor who looks down on the neighbors.
--> '''Bill'''/'''Penny''': The single, childless neighbor who constantly laments how lonely they are.
** And WesternAnimation/AmericanDad according to some viewers:
--> '''Stan/Gerald'''
--> '''Francine/Helen'''
--> '''Steve/Ubuntu'''
--> '''Haley/Bliss'''
--> '''Klaus/Che'''
--> '''Roger/Charlie'''
--> '''Greg & Terry/Mo & Trish'''
--> '''Jeff/Treyvon'''

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--> '''Kahn'''/'''Margo''': The shrill, affluent neighbor who looks down on the other neighbors.
--> '''Bill'''/'''Penny''': The single, childless neighbor who constantly laments on how lonely they are.
** And WesternAnimation/AmericanDad according to some viewers:
--> '''Stan/Gerald'''
--> '''Francine/Helen'''
--> '''Steve/Ubuntu'''
--> '''Haley/Bliss'''
--> '''Klaus/Che'''
--> '''Roger/Charlie'''
--> '''Greg & Terry/Mo & Trish'''
--> '''Jeff/Treyvon'''
are.



* GentleGiant: Ubuntu.
* GranolaGirl: Many of the characters.
* HiddenHeartOfGold: Bliss. Sure she's a snarker, but when push comes to shove, she genuinely loves her family and isn't shy about saying so.

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* %%* GentleGiant: Ubuntu.
* %%* GranolaGirl: Many of the characters.
* HiddenHeartOfGold: Bliss. Sure Sure, she's a snarker, but when push comes to shove, she genuinely loves her family and isn't shy about saying so.



** Margo. Seriously, girl has one hell of a chip on her shoulder.
** Charlie. He's generally nice to Bliss and Ubuntu, but has some really cringe-worthy moments with Helen and Gerald.
* LipstickLesbian: Suki and Jennifer, who fall under the StraightGay variety.
* LiteralMinded: Ubuntu.
* MamaBear: Helen.
* {{Meganekko}}: Tanya.
* TheNapoleon: The Angry Cop from Gerald's Way or The Highway.
* NewAgeRetroHippie

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** Margo. Seriously, the girl has one hell ''hell'' of a chip on her shoulder.
** Charlie. He's generally Even though he's nice to Bliss and Ubuntu, but he has some really cringe-worthy moments with Helen and Gerald.
* LipstickLesbian: Suki and Jennifer, who fall under are also of the StraightGay variety.
* %%* LiteralMinded: Ubuntu.
* %%* MamaBear: Helen.
* %%* {{Meganekko}}: Tanya.
* %%* TheNapoleon: The Angry Cop from Gerald's Way or The Highway.
* %%* NewAgeRetroHippie



* PositiveDiscrimination: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]].
* TheRival: Margo, to Helen.
* RuleOfFunny: It's odd that Ubuntu has a very much African-sounding name, since Afrikaaners are ethnically Dutch, but then the gag about his being adopted wouldn't have worked (the Goodes thought they were adopting a black African child, going only off his name).

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* %%* PositiveDiscrimination: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]].
* %%* TheRival: Margo, to Helen.
* RuleOfFunny: It's odd that Ubuntu has a very much African-sounding name, since Afrikaaners white Africans are ethnically Dutch, but then otherwise the gag about his being adopted wouldn't have worked (the Goodes thought they were adopting a black African child, going only off his name).

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* CastingGag: Creator/PhilLaMarr guest starred in Graffit in Greendale & Later In Troubble in Store, There a One Earth employee that sounded just like him. But, It's not really him.


* PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad: The entire (intended) joke of the series.

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* PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad: The entire (intended) joke of the series.

Added DiffLines:

* AnimationBump: Seth Kearsley's episodes have more fluid animation than the rest of the series.


Creator/MikeJudge's next animated series after ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''. Just as ''[[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill KotH]]'' was a parody of straitlaced conservative Middle America, ''The Goode Family'' skewers the other side of the political spectrum (liberal, politically correct West Coast America), as exemplified by the titular family of liberals who do their best to maintain political correctness in all facets of their lifestyle, as difficult as it can be at times.

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Creator/MikeJudge's next animated series after ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''. Just as ''[[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill KotH]]'' ''[=KotH=]'' was a parody of straitlaced conservative Middle America, ''The Goode Family'' skewers the other side of the political spectrum (liberal, politically correct West Coast America), as exemplified by the titular family of liberals who do their best to maintain political correctness in all facets of their lifestyle, as difficult as it can be at times.


* CampGay: Prison Bus


** And WesternAnimation/AmericanDad:

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** And WesternAnimation/AmericanDad:WesternAnimation/AmericanDad according to some viewers:


* PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad: Depending on the viewer's point of view.

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* PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad: Depending on The entire (intended) joke of the viewer's point of view.series.


Originally airing on Creator/{{ABC}}, it was canceled during its only season. Creator/ComedyCentral aired reruns of the show, but now that is gone too.

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Originally airing on Creator/{{ABC}}, it was canceled during its only season. Creator/ComedyCentral aired reruns of the show, but now that is gone too.it failed there as well.


Originally airing on Creator/{{ABC}}, it was canceled during its only season. Creator/ComedyCentral aired reruns of the show, but now the show is gone too.

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Originally airing on Creator/{{ABC}}, it was canceled during its only season. Creator/ComedyCentral aired reruns of the show, but now the show that is gone too.


* ButchLesbian: Mo and Trish.



* ButchLesbian: Mo and Trish.


* ComicallyMissingThePoint: With the possible exception of Bliss, none of the Goodes realize that Che doesn't like being a vegan, or that dogs are natural carnivores.
** There is some controversy over whether dogs are carnivores or omnivores, which may be why the Goodes think it is okay to feed them a vegan diet. That said, although dogs are very adaptable in regards to diet, the evidence is that dogs are better off on a carnivorous diet. Moreover wolves, which are genetically so close to dogs as to be practically the same species, are definitely carnivores. Contrast cats, which are obligate carnivores that would die on a vegan diet.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: With the possible exception of Bliss, none of the Goodes realize that Che doesn't like being a vegan, or that dogs are natural carnivores.
** There
carnivores.[[note]]There is some controversy over whether dogs are carnivores or omnivores, which may be why the Goodes think it is okay to feed them a vegan diet. That said, although dogs are very adaptable in regards to diet, the evidence is that dogs they are better off on a carnivorous diet. Moreover Moreover, wolves, which are genetically so close to dogs as to be practically the same species, are definitely carnivores. Contrast cats, which are obligate carnivores that would simply die on a vegan diet.[[/note]]



* DeadpanSnarker: Bliss. She gets it from her Grandpa.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Bliss. She gets it from her Grandpa.grandpa.



* DontTryThisAtHome: Chase a random prisoner with a night Stick.

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* DontTryThisAtHome: Chase a random prisoner with a night Stick.nightstick.





* Creator/BrianDoyleMurray: The voice of Charlie, the grandfather.



* CastingGag: Creator/PhilLaMarr guest starred in Graffit in Greendale & Later In Troubble in Store, There a One Earth employee that sounded just like him. But, It's not really him.



* Creator/DeeBradleyBaker: Provided the voices of Che, Gutterball, various people and animals.



* FridayNightDeathSlot: Where the show ended up and why it was canceled.



* OutOfOrder: Neither ABC nor Comedy Central aired the episodes in the order they were produced. This leads to a continuity error where the Goodes already know Mo and Trish in episode 2...then they meet each other for the first time in episode 5.

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