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* ComicBookTime: Averted. They do have a case of LimitedWardrobe but everyone gets noticeably taller (Using the adults as reference) just hard to notice since they grow proportionally to each other and Lily is growing a figure by the last episodes.



* FrozenInTime: Adverted, they do have a case of LimitedWardrobe but everyone gets noticeably taller (Using the adults as reference) just hard to notice since they grow proportionally to each other and Lily is growing a figure by the last episodes.


A ten episode animated series produced by Cyber Group Studios, ''Les Grande Grande Vacances'' in French or ''The Long Long Holiday'' in English, follows the adventures of a pair of French children on the eve of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. While visiting their grandparents in the countryside, the German Army invades France, and the children must stay with their grandparents while their mother takes ill and their father goes off to try and fight the invasion. Their summer holiday ends up lasting five long years. Over the five years that meet new friends and help the French resistance fight the Nazi occupation. Now on Netflix (as a five-part miniseries).

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A ten episode animated series produced by Cyber Group Studios, ''Les Grande Grande Vacances'' in French or ''The Long Long Holiday'' in English, follows the adventures of a pair of French children on the eve of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. While visiting their grandparents in the countryside, the German Army invades France, and the children must stay with their grandparents while their mother takes ill and their father goes off to try and fight the invasion. Their summer holiday ends up lasting five long years. Over the five years that meet new friends and help the French resistance fight the Nazi occupation. Now on Netflix (as a five-part miniseries).
occupation.


* FiveManBand:
** TheLeader: Ernest
** TheLancer: Marcel
** TheSmartGuy: Alternates between Lily and Jean. Lily is more street smart; Jean is more book smart.
** TheBigGuy: Fernand [[spoiler: until the Nazis take him away.]]
** TheChick: Alternates between Lily and Colette. Lily is more of an ActionGirl though.
** SixthRanger: Paul who joins in later episodes and [[spoiler: saves them from a Nazi ambush.]]
** TheMentor: Mr. Herbin [[spoiler: aka Sparrowhawk, until his HeroicSacrifice]].


* BrotherSisterTeam: Ernest and Colette

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* BrotherSisterTeam: Ernest and ColetteColette.



* CelShading
* CerberusSyndrome: The first two episodes are comparably light; after that, things keep getting darker.

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* %%* CelShading
* CerberusSyndrome: CerebusSyndrome: The first two episodes are comparably light; after that, things keep getting darker.


* {{Expy}}: Jean and Lily share certain similarities with Ulrich and Yumi from CodeLyoko. Both have similar physical appearances, both are about the same age, and both have their share of UST. The VAs for Lily and Yumi in the English dub even sound similar.

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* {{Expy}}: Jean and Lily share certain similarities with Ulrich and Yumi from CodeLyoko.''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko''. Both have similar physical appearances, both are about the same age, and both have their share of UST. The VAs [=VAs=] for Lily and Yumi in the English dub even sound similar.


* DefiantToTheEnd: [[spoiler:Mr. Herbin]] dies yelling "Viva la France!"



** TheMentor: Mr. Herbin [[spoiler: aka Sparrowhawk, until his HeroicSacrifice.]]

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** TheMentor: Mr. Herbin [[spoiler: aka Sparrowhawk, until his HeroicSacrifice.]] HeroicSacrifice]].



* LimitedWardrobe: Everyone due to the war.
* MissingMom: Ernest and Colette's mother,Lucie, was sent to a clinic in Switzerland for her health. Meanwhile there's no explaination for what happened to Lily's mother, as she's never mentioned.

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* LimitedWardrobe: Everyone due to Everyone, [[FridgeBrilliance which makes sense, given the war.
war]].
** Ernest actually does change his signature outfit halfway through the series, giving up the sweater vest and just wearing a white shirt (sometimes with a blue coat).
* MissingMom: Ernest and Colette's mother,Lucie, mother, Lucie, was sent to a clinic in Switzerland for her health. Meanwhile there's no explaination explanation for what happened to Lily's mother, as she's never mentioned.



* ParentalSubstitute: Played with. Gaston's father died when he was little so he views [[spoiler: Douglas, the downed English pilot that the Robinsons find as a fatherly figure of sorts. Douglas in turn shows Gaston a picture of his own son, left a letter addressed only to him, and lets him have his RAF watch for keeps. When he leaves, Gaston is devastated.]]

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* ParentalSubstitute: Played with. Gaston's father died when he was little so he views [[spoiler: Douglas, the downed English pilot that the Robinsons find as a fatherly figure of sorts. Douglas in turn shows Gaston a picture of his own son, left a letter addressed only to him, and lets him have his RAF watch for keeps. When he leaves, Gaston is devastated.]]devastated]].



* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: Played straight for Durand. Averted with [[spoiler: Otto.]]

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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: Played straight for Durand. Averted with [[spoiler: Otto.]]Otto]].



* SuggestiveCollision: [[spoiler: Happens between Jean and Lily when he pushes her away from an oncoming truck in one episode]]

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* SuggestiveCollision: [[spoiler: Happens between Jean and Lily when he pushes her away from an oncoming truck in one episode]]episode. He also hugs her close until it's passed by]].



* TooDumbToLive: Antoine, who is constantly almost getting run over by trucks. [[spoiler: When he goes to play at the beach, he's blown up by a landmine.]]

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* TooDumbToLive: Antoine, who [[spoiler:The spacey Antoine]] is constantly almost getting run over by trucks. [[spoiler: When a tragic example, having wandered where he goes wasn't supposed to play at the beach, he's blown up by be and stepped on a landmine.]]landmine.


* CerberusSyndrome: Bound to happen as the series (and the war) continues on and the Nazis get more desperate. [[spoiler: Especially in the final few episodes with the Jews being taken away and the Resistance actively fighting the Nazis.]]

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* CerberusSyndrome: Bound to happen as the series (and the war) continues on and the Nazis get more desperate. [[spoiler: Especially in the final few The first two episodes with the Jews being taken away and the Resistance actively fighting the Nazis.]] are comparably light; after that, things keep getting darker.



** More of a Chekhov Disability; Marcel going temporarily deaf and yelling, which tells the canadian forces that they're kids, otherwise they would had gotten shot.

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** More of a Chekhov Disability; Marcel going temporarily deaf and yelling, which tells the canadian Canadian forces that they're kids, otherwise they would had gotten shot.



* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: When the Robinsons talk about their futures and what jobs they'd like, [[spoiler: Jean suggests to Lily that they marry one day. She didn't exactly tell him no . . .]]

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* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: When the Robinsons talk about their futures and what jobs they'd like, [[spoiler: Jean suggests to Lily that they marry one day. She didn't exactly tell him no . . .no...]]



* CommonalityConnection: Jean and Ernest become friends right off the bat when they learn they're both fans of the book Robinson Crusoe.

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* CommonalityConnection: Jean and Ernest become friends right off the bat when they learn they're both fans of the book Robinson Crusoe.''Literature/RobinsonCrusoe.''



* DeathEqualsRedemption: For Sparrowhawk [[spoiler: Mr. Herbin the school teacher]], he put kids and early teens through life threatening situations for the cause, but he did die saving their lives.

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* DeathEqualsRedemption: For Sparrowhawk [[spoiler: Mr. Herbin the school teacher]], he put kids and early teens through life threatening life-threatening situations for the cause, but he did die saving their lives.



* DubNameChange: In the original French dub, Lily is called "Muguette" and Jean-Baptiste has been shortened to just Baptiste in the English dub

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* DubNameChange: In the original French dub, Muguette becomes Lily is called "Muguette" and Jean-Baptiste has been shortened to is just Baptiste in the English dubdub.



* FromNobodyToNightmare: Durant. At first, he's just a self serving jerk who talks of how the French should be helping the Germans, but [[spoiler: his actions cause many people to be hurt, including getting Fernand arrested by the Germans and telling the Germans of the Robinsons/Resistance hideout and causing Mr. Herbin's death.]]

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* FromNobodyToNightmare: Durant. At first, he's just a self serving self-serving jerk who talks of how the French should be helping the Germans, but [[spoiler: his actions cause many people to be hurt, including getting Fernand arrested by the Germans and telling the Germans of the Robinsons/Resistance hideout and causing Mr. Herbin's death.]]



* GhibliHills: The forest is pure SceneryPorn, except for [[spoiler: rampaging boars, Resistance fighters, and trigger happy Nazi patrols.]]

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* GhibliHills: The forest is pure SceneryPorn, except for [[spoiler: rampaging boars, Resistance fighters, and trigger happy Nazi patrols.]]all the danger that intrudes into the story.



* RaisedbyGrandparents: Ernest and Colette live with their maternal grandparents for six years while their parents are away.

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* RaisedbyGrandparents: Ernest and Colette live with their maternal grandparents for six years while their parents are away.mom is ill and their father is fighting.


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* TokenEvilTeammate: Durand is the only one in town who actively helps the Germans.


A ten episode animated series produced by Cyber Group Studios, "Les Grande Grande Vacances" in French or ''The Long Long Holiday'' in English, follows the adventures of a pair of French children on the eve of UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo. While visiting their grandparents in the countryside, the German Army invades France, and the children must stay with their grandparents while their mother takes ill and their father goes off to try and fight the invasion. Their summer holiday ends up lasting five long years. Over the five years that meet new friends and help the French resistance fight the Nazi occupation. Now on Netflix (as a five-part miniseries).

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A ten episode animated series produced by Cyber Group Studios, "Les ''Les Grande Grande Vacances" Vacances'' in French or ''The Long Long Holiday'' in English, follows the adventures of a pair of French children on the eve of UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. While visiting their grandparents in the countryside, the German Army invades France, and the children must stay with their grandparents while their mother takes ill and their father goes off to try and fight the invasion. Their summer holiday ends up lasting five long years. Over the five years that meet new friends and help the French resistance fight the Nazi occupation. Now on Netflix (as a five-part miniseries).



!!''The Long Long Holiday'' contains the following tropes:

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!!''The Long Long Holiday'' contains the following tropes:provides examples of:



* AllGermansAreNazis: Subverted. There are swastikas and plenty of German soldiers but none of them are in Nazi uniform. While there are of course sinister and abusive soldiers that occupy the town, there also appears to be a few truly kind soldiers who lend a hand to the townsfolk from other Germans trying to exploit them. Although some of the friendlier soldiers are even more unsettling to the children, as they can't tell who they to trust.
* AnachronismStew: Mostly averted. However, when the Germans arrive in Grangeville in 1940, the column of vehicles that runs over the children's football includes a Tiger I PzKpfw VI heavy tank... first manufactured in 1942. Later, in 1943 and 1944, the German vehicles continue to be painted in grey, rather than sand, and at Dieppe the Allied tanks are Shermans instead of Churchills. On the other hand, everything else is very accurate.

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* AllGermansAreNazis: Subverted. There are swastikas and plenty of German soldiers but none of them are in Nazi uniform. While there are of course sinister and abusive soldiers that occupy the town, there also appears to be a few truly kind soldiers who lend a hand to the townsfolk from other Germans trying to exploit them. Although some of the friendlier soldiers are even more unsettling to the children, as they can't tell who they to trust.
* AnachronismStew: Mostly averted. However, when the Germans arrive in Grangeville in 1940, the column of vehicles that runs over the children's football includes a Tiger I PzKpfw [=PzKpfw=] VI heavy tank... first manufactured in 1942. Later, in 1943 and 1944, the German vehicles continue to be painted in grey, rather than sand, and at Dieppe the Allied tanks are Shermans instead of Churchills. On the other hand, everything else is very accurate.



* BadBadActing: [[spoiler: Ernest and Jean use this to trick Marcel into going to a Nazi occupied lighthouse. Later, Marcel and Gaston do the same to lure Durant into a hole.]]
* BadassGrandpa: Colette mentions that both her and Ernest's grandfathers fought in the First World War, but Rene survived and helped out the local resistance.

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* BadBadActing: [[spoiler: Ernest and Jean use this to trick Marcel into going to a Nazi occupied Nazi-occupied lighthouse. Later, Marcel and Gaston do the same to lure Durant into a hole.]]
* BadassGrandpa: Colette mentions that both her and Ernest's grandfathers fought in the First World War, but Rene René survived and helped out the local resistance.

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* AnachronismStew: Mostly averted. However, when the Germans arrive in Grangeville in 1940, the column of vehicles that runs over the children's football includes a Tiger I PzKpfw VI heavy tank... first manufactured in 1942. Later, in 1943 and 1944, the German vehicles continue to be painted in grey, rather than sand, and at Dieppe the Allied tanks are Shermans instead of Churchills. On the other hand, everything else is very accurate.

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* BilingualBonus: The occasional German dialogue of the soldiers isn't subtitled.


* InvisibleParents: Lily's father is occasionally mentioned but never actually seen on screen.

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* InvisibleParents: Lily's father is occasionally mentioned but is one of the only parents still alive that is never actually seen on screen.on-screen.


* AllGermansAreNazis: Averted. There are swastikas and plenty of German soldiers but none of them are in Nazi uniform.

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* AllGermansAreNazis: Averted.Subverted. There are swastikas and plenty of German soldiers but none of them are in Nazi uniform. While there are of course sinister and abusive soldiers that occupy the town, there also appears to be a few truly kind soldiers who lend a hand to the townsfolk from other Germans trying to exploit them. Although some of the friendlier soldiers are even more unsettling to the children, as they can't tell who they to trust.


* LaResistance: Naturally, for a story set in WWII era France. The children help the resistance effort several times.


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* LaResistance: Naturally, for a story set in WWII era France. The children help the resistance effort several times.


* SpoiledSweet: Jean, being the mayors son.

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* AnimalMotif: Mr. Herbin is shown to be fond of birds, even using bird calls to summon his students from the schoolyard. [[spoiler: Unsuprisingly he is revealed to be Sparrowhawk.]]

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