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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Considering this is an original series for Netflix and not airing on any network, the censors seem pretty lax.
** In "African Queen", Chet develops an apparent [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything addiction to bananas which worries his girlfriend.]] [[SarcasmMode Sure, totally nothing suspect about that.]]
** In "Clamsquatch", some Mardi Gras beads are thrown at Burn. She rejects them, snapping "What kind of snail do you think I am?!"
** White Shadow's CurseCutShort from "Dungball Derby", where he almost refers to the titular dungball as "a giant ball of shit".
** In "Ready, Set, Glow"
-->'''Skidmark''': These aliens aren't gonna expose themselves!
-->'''White Shadow''': Well, I should hope not.
*** Skidmark's proposed name for the Skidmark/Turbo team, "Turdmark."
** From "Snails in Jail"
-->'''Gulpy the Frog''': ... and she had the nerve to say [[DoubleEntendre she got the warts]] from me!

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** In "African Queen", Chet develops an apparent [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything addiction to bananas which worries his girlfriend.]] [[SarcasmMode Sure, totally nothing suspect about that.]]
** In "Clamsquatch", some Mardi Gras beads are thrown at Burn. She rejects them, snapping "What kind of snail do you think I am?!"
** White Shadow's CurseCutShort from "Dungball Derby", where he almost refers to
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** In "Ready, Set, Glow"
-->'''Skidmark''': These aliens aren't gonna expose themselves!
-->'''White Shadow''': Well, I should hope not.
*** Skidmark's proposed name for
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** From "Snails in Jail"
-->'''Gulpy the Frog''': ... and she had the nerve to say [[DoubleEntendre she got the warts]] from me!
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''Turbo F.A.S.T.'' (Fast Action Stunt Team) is a [[UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash Flash-animated]] Creator/{{Netflix}} series based off of the animated film WesternAnimation/{{Turbo}}.

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''Turbo F.A.S.T.'' (Fast Action Stunt Team) is a [[UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash Flash-animated]] Creator/{{Netflix}} series based off of the animated film WesternAnimation/{{Turbo}}.''WesternAnimation/{{Turbo}}''.

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* ZanyScheme: Turbo is known for creating excessively zany schemes involving fake mustaches. When confronted with the prospect of having to use Skidmark's extremely dangerous experimental shells or Turbo's plan, Turbo describing his plan is all it takes for them to decide to use Skid's shells.

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* ZanyScheme: Turbo is known for creating excessively zany schemes involving fake mustaches. When confronted with the prospect of having to use Skidmark's extremely dangerous experimental shells or Turbo's plan, Turbo describing his plan is all it takes for them to decide to use Skid's shells.shells.
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[[redirect:WesternAnimation/{{Turbo}}]]''Turbo F.A.S.T.'' (Fast Action Stunt Team) is a [[UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash Flash-animated]] Creator/{{Netflix}} series based off of the animated film WesternAnimation/{{Turbo}}.
!!''Turbo: F.A.S.T.'' provides examples of:
* AbortedArc: The first season introduced Breakneck, a conman snail voiced by Creator/MarkHamill, and Whiplash's old mentor. Whiplash alludes to a particular [[NoodleIncident incident]] between them that led to them falling out, and he seemed to be being built up as a major villain. He was put in jail at the end of his second appearance and hasn't been seen since.
* AdaptationExpansion: Due to actually having time to give them focus, the racing snails are much more rounded characters in the series. Of particular note is Skidmark, who was notable for having nothing notable about him in the film, becoming a CrazyPrepared ConspiracyTheorist, GadgeteerGenius and all around MadScientist.
* AdaptedOut: Tito and Kim-Ly are the only Starlight Plaza humans to appear, which is particularly noticeable in the case of "Dos Bros Tacos", which now appears to be run entirely by a single Bro. Angelo is only mentioned once when Tito calls him.
* AffectionateNickname: "Boo" for Chet, by Burn.
* AnimalGenderBender: "Terror of Tickula" features a group of male mosquitoes that drink blood.
* ArtShift: 2-D UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash Animated.
** This also happens within the show in "Ace of Race" when Turbo imagines a hypothetical situation, done in a cut-paper style similar to ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.
** The cut-paper style returns during "Hardcase Returns" when Chet imagines what type of crimes Hardcase could commit.
* AssholeVictim: Pasadena Paul the groundhog in "Groundhog Stay". While Skidmark and White Shadow's motive for attacking him isn't exactly reasonable ([[LaboriousLaziness they want to keep him from bringing the spring to avoid spring cleaning]]), it's very hard to feel bad for this JerkAss.
* BatmanGambit: Breakneck's plan in "Breakneck's Back". He enters the Tomato Games to ensure that Whiplash also enters, then [[spoiler:purposefully cheats, knowing Whiplash wouldn't pass up a chance to expose him and disqualify himself, thus having Whiplash win the cup and the ceremonial shell... so that he could steal his motorshell.]]
* BeachEpisode: "Surf 'N Turf"
* BigNo:
** Burn gets a brief one in response to her chewed gum collection being incinerated by Skidmark's latest mishap in "Skidzo-Brainia".
** In "Turbo Does Laundry", this is Turbo's response to [[ComicalOverreacting finding out that he's out of dryer sheets at the laundromat]].
* BillBillJunkBill: {{Subverted|Trope}} at the beginning of "The Escargot Affair."
-->'''Tito''': Bill, stop sending your mail to the restaurant!
* BlackmailIsSuchAnUglyWord: {{Inverted|Trope}}. In "Beat-A-Fajita", Tito calls out Dean for using their secret recipe and he corrects him by saying he prefers the word "stole".
* BloodlessCarnage: Almost taken to the point of self-parody in during the titular DeathCourse from "Bumperdome". A ''lot'' of racers enter, and suffer hits that couldn't be anything but fatal, yet by the time it's down to the final two competitors, there's nary a corpse to be seen and the track is pretty much spotless.
* BreadEggsBreadedEggs: Used frequently:
** "Curse of the Cicadas":
--->'''Smoove Move:''' Whoa. What do you think is down there?\\
'''[[ConspiracyTheorist Skidmark]]:''' [[AbandonedMine Haunted gold mine]]! No! [[DiggingToChina Hole to China]]! No! Haunted gold mine to China, full of [[MoleMen mole people]]!
** In "Taco Tank", when the tank is about to crash into [[BusFullOfInnocents the Brentwood Home for Unwanted Puppies and Lonely Grandmas]], the F.A.S.T. crew see offscreen a puppy wandering in front of the tank, a grandma coming to pet the puppy, and a second grandma with a hat made of puppies coming to give a birthday cake to the first grandma.
** In "The Packet Racket", Captain Dirtbeard asks Turbo if he wants to be killed using a salt packet, a spork, or a salted spork.
** In "Smoovin' on Up", Kim-Ly tells two would-be customers that the only options for her nails are smiley face, cat, and smiley face cat.
** In "C.O.N.S.P.I.R.A.C.Y.", Mr. Tinfoil tells everyone present at the meeting to silence their phones, cameras, and camera phones.
* BringMyBrownPants: Lumino's response to the Giant Albino Spider.
* CastOfSnowflakes: While most of the main snails have similar eye shapes, they have different body types and mouths.
* CastingGag: Reid Scott replaces Ryan Reynolds as the voice of Turbo. This alludes to ''WesternAnimation/{{Motorcity}}'', another Chris Prynoski executive produced show where he voiced the lead.
* CloudCuckoolander: Skidmark and White Shadow.
* CombiningMecha: Parodied with Snailtron, which is all of the snails attached to White Shadow in a humanoid shape, except Skid is too distracted by his phone to properly form the face.
* ConsolationPrize: Turbo gives everyone that competes in his Van Nuys 500 a participant trophy since he thinks that would be fun.
* ContinuityPorn: The finale to Season 1 has all of Turbo's friends and enemies partake in one grand race. Even ''Guy Gagne'' enters it.
* CripplingOverspecialization: Turbo may be an Indy 500 champion, but that just means he's good at going around in circles. When it comes to stunt racing, he is out of his element.
* CurseCutShort: At the end of "Dungball Derby," White Shadow decides to take in the atmosphere of the arena, only noticing the dungball...
-->'''White Shadow''': Wait--is this just a giant ball of--'''(Episode ends)'''
** Happens again in "Turbo Stinks"
-->'''Chet''': Ugh, you smell like a big pile of-\\
'''Tito''': Air fresheners! Coming through!
** And again in "Gypsy Moth Prophecies".
-->'''Whiplash''': Hah! I knew this was a sham! This moth is full of-\\
'''Gypsy Moth''': Shh!
* DartboardOfHate: Two variants: "The Snailman" had Turbo's enemies go to town on a piñata of him, and "He Got Game Night" has Hayaku sparring with a punching bag of him.
* DeathCourse: What the titular course in "Bumperdome" turns out to be, much to the team's horror. For maximum BlackComedy, the team member who gets duped into entering? Poor old Chet. Of course, as the field begins to dwindle, any semblance of racing disappears and it devolves into a pure BloodSport.
* DontExplainTheJoke
-->'''Turbo''': Who is Breakneck?\\
'''Burn''': A snail whose name makes no sense! [[HypocriticalHumor BURN!]]... Snails don't have necks, so-\\
'''Turbo''': I got it.
* EndOfSeriesAwareness: "Stalks on a Plane" may be leaning on this, as it ends with the normally unfunny Turbo finally making everyone laugh.
-->'''Turbo''': All right, that's it for me! ''(looking at the camera)'' So long, everybody!
* {{Egopolis}}: As part of an over the top celebration for one of Turbo's racing victories, Chet has Starlight City renamed Turbo Town, a name change that sticks for the rest of the series.
* EscalatingPunchline: In "Taco Tank" when the titular tank is careening out of control and headed for [[BusFullOfInnocents the Brentwood Home for Unwanted Puppies and Lonely Grandmas]]:
-->'''Burn:''' Oh, no! An adorable puppy has wandered in front of the tank!\\
'''Smoove Move:''' Oh, no! Now a grandma has wandered out to pet the puppy!\\
'''Whiplash:''' Oh, no! Now a second grandma with a hat ''made'' [[BreadEggsBreadedEggs of puppies]] has come out to give a birthday cake to the first grandma! And she brought a dozen grandma friends to celebrate! And they're leading an adorable puppy parade! With a kitten marching band! And they're all in our path!\\
'''Everyone:''' (with big text appearing) Oh, no!
* EvilMentor: Breakneck to Whiplash.
* FalseReassurance:
** When Turbo first defeats Hardcase, the latter extends his hand to Turbo, saying that no one ever calls him a SoreLoser, before adding that it's because no one who's ever beaten him has lived to tell about it, as he was prepared to have his minions destroy the city.
** When Chet denies Burn's accusation that he assembled her birthday party in 5 minutes, White Shadow tells her that it was actually 7.
* FantasticRacism: Starting in Season 2; Snails and Slugs do not think very highly of each other.
* FastForwardGag: In "Karmageddon" as Turbo explains the very long ChainOfDeals he has set up, PaintingTheMedium as the fast forward effect shows a Netflix playback interface.
* FightMagnet: The series sees various creatures that keep showing up to challenge Turbo and the F.A.S.T. team, either in Starlight City or elsewhere.
* FiveManBand:
** TheLeader: Whiplash
** TheLancer: Turbo
** TheSmartGuy: Skidmark and Smoove Move
** TheBigGuy: White Shadow and Burn
** TheChick: Chet
* FourthWallObserver: Skidmark has his moments.
-->'''Smoove Move''': The Shadow we know and dig isn't afraid of anything!\\
'''Burn''': Darn right! Bee or no bee!\\
'''Skidmark''': Yeah, Shadow's big with no fear, it says so in the theme song!\\
'''Whiplash''': What theme song?\\
'''Skidmark''': The theme song! You know, from our lives? ''(beat)'' You guys don't hear it too?
* FreezeFrameBonus: When Chet scrolls through a Wikipedia-like article on tiger beetles to verify Hardcase's claims, this gem can be found:
--> Genus: Manticora from the latin manti "mandible" and chora "large". Males of the species have exaggerated scythe-like pincers to impress the ladies. (edit: The ladies are not impressed).
* FunWithAcronyms: In "Crazy Fast," the team decides to call themselves "Fast Action Racing Team" to which White Shadow responds "Go F.A.R.T.!" ({{Beat}}.) Turbo decides to change it to "Fast Action '''Stunt''' Team" and everyone agrees.
** "C.O.N.S.P.I.R.A.C.Y." features the titular club being unable to agree on what their name is actually an acronym for.
--->'''Gum Guy''': I thought it was the '''C'''abal '''O'''f '''N'''utcases, '''S'''chemers and '''P'''aranoi-\\
'''Mr. Tinfoil''': No, no, no! It's the '''C'''oalition '''O'''f '''N'''aturally '''S'''uspicious-\\
'''Skidmark''': Guys, the "C" definitely has to stand for "'''C'''onspiracy".
* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan: Burn does this to Chet in the second trailer (and follows up by [[SlapSlapKiss kissing him]]).
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Considering this is an original series for Netflix and not airing on any network, the censors seem pretty lax.
** In "African Queen", Chet develops an apparent [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything addiction to bananas which worries his girlfriend.]] [[SarcasmMode Sure, totally nothing suspect about that.]]
** In "Clamsquatch", some Mardi Gras beads are thrown at Burn. She rejects them, snapping "What kind of snail do you think I am?!"
** White Shadow's CurseCutShort from "Dungball Derby", where he almost refers to the titular dungball as "a giant ball of shit".
** In "Ready, Set, Glow"
-->'''Skidmark''': These aliens aren't gonna expose themselves!
-->'''White Shadow''': Well, I should hope not.
*** Skidmark's proposed name for the Skidmark/Turbo team, "Turdmark."
** From "Snails in Jail"
-->'''Gulpy the Frog''': ... and she had the nerve to say [[DoubleEntendre she got the warts]] from me!
* HulkSpeak: [[DumbMuscle Gigantus]] the Rhinoceros Beetle, from "Bumperdome".
* ImpactSilhouette: In "Skidzo-Brainia", an unfortunate skateboarding snail makes this through a cardboard wall when he's blasted by a speaker set off by Skidmark cutting the city's main power line.
* INeverSaidItWasPoison: In "In Snails in Jail", when Turbo is racing [[PunnyName Rudy Guana]] so he can visit a fan who wrote a letter to him, Rudy accidentally reveals that he knows his name is Timmy and that he had a crooked shell.
* InevitableWaterfall: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in "African Queen", as from the snails' point of view it's dark and dreaded, but the camera zooms out to show that it's about a foot, and pristine.
* IWantYouToMeetAnOldFriendOfMine: The protagonist is voiced by Reid Scott who played Mike Chilton, the protagonist of Titmouse's previous cartoon (with most of the same staff and a similar animation style): ''WesternAnimation/{{Motorcity}}''. In "Ace of Race" we meet Breakneck (hinted to be a main villain), voiced by Creator/MarkHamill, who played main villain/Mike's enemy Abraham Kane in the same show.
* ItIsPronouncedTroPAY: Despite writing it with the accented e, Cajun Cliché insists it's pronounced "Cajun cleech".
* IsThisThingStillOn: In "Hardcase Returns", the titular character does this with the phone call he makes, not realizing that it's still on after making a challenge for Turbo. During this time, he asks (someone off-camera, apparently) if he's able to send e-mail with the phone in question.
* KryptoniteIsEverywhere: Somewhat justified as Turbo is famous for being fast enough to outrace Indy cars, and so he is almost never challenged to a straight up normal race. Presumably, the reason racing is phased out is so they don't have to continue coming up with gimmicks to keep Turbo's powers from trivializing them.
* LanternJawOfJustice: While present in the film, Whiplash's is far more pronounced thanks to the show's angular style.
* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn: Smooth Move often does this, such as in "Breakneck's Back."
-->'''Turbo''': Smooth, enough with the musical sting!
-->'''Smooth Move''': I provide the soundtrack of our lives, baby! ({{Beat}}.) Haters.
* LiteralMetaphor: When Chet realizes he forgot Burn's birthday, a part explodes out of his ambulance shell causing him to crash. Skidmark comments that Chet just literally blew a gasket.
* LogoJoke: Chet is in the moon fishing, he catches Turbo who does a little stunt off of the crescent that causes Chet to fall off. Turbo then grabs the fishing rod and uses it to catch Chet.
* LowerDeckEpisode: "Turbo Does Laundry" follows an [[ContinuityCavalcade extremely large amount]] of side or one-shot characters through their adventures while Turbo himself is busy doing his washing (part 1) and drying (part 2).
* LyricalDissonance: Chet and Smoove Move's show tune-y song about dying in space in "Turboldly Go".
* MakeMeWannaShout: Smooth Move does this during the game in "Dungball Derby."
* MookDebutCutscene: Most characters in the first season are introduced with one of these, generally a quick splash screen showing 3 random stats, but occasionally a different kind suiting the theme of the episode. Even the main characters get this treatment in the first episode.
-->'''Turbo'''\\
'''Speed''': 10/10\\
'''Optimism''': 10/10\\
'''Experience''': 2/10
* MoonLandingHoax: Parodied: while on a talk show, Skidmark claims that the moon landing was real, but the moon itself is fake.
* MouseWorld: The snails and various insects in the series seem to have this, including a whole snail city initially built, unusually for this trope, by a human, Tito.
* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: In "Hardluck Hardcase", Turbo discovers a car horn is included in his set of car powers, mostly so that he can be a reference to the Road Runner.
** {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by Skidmark in "Home on Our Own".
--> '''Skidmark:''' "I conveniently know how to read lips."
* NonActionGuy: Chet. He tries to overcome this in "Bumperdome."
* NoodleIncident: So far, the reason Breakneck and Whiplash are mortal enemies. It's even referred to as "The Incident *dramatic musical sting from Smoove*"
** In "Karmageddon", an entire extremely perilous escapade to get an unknown glowing green MacGuffin with Turbo, Whiplash, and White Shadow takes place completely offscreen.
* NotMyDriver: Hardcase turns out to be driving the car Turbo is riding on while he was trying to escape/hide from him.
* NoYou: One scene in "Turbo Does Laundry" when Hardcase needs help sending a video on a smartphone:
-->'''Hardcase:''' Will middle clicking the mouse help?\\
'''Jerry:''' No. You don't have a mouse. That's your TV remote.\\
'''Hardcase:''' ''You're'' a TV remote.
* OfCorpseHesAlive: A non-lethal version, the whole plot of "R/C Turbo" is built around Turbo being rendered unconscious by a nerve pinch right before a huge charity race, complete with press conference. HilarityEnsues.
* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: The members of F.A.S.T. other than Skidmark escaping from S.E.C.R.E.T. in "C.O.N.S.P.I.R.A.C.Y."
* OralFixation: Burn's chewing gum.
* OutGambitted: In "Breakneck's Back" [[spoiler:Breakneck does this to Whiplash; Whiplash came up with a plan to catch Breakneck cheating, but it turned out Breakneck wanted that to happen, so when Whiplash was wearing the shell-shaped trophy, Breakneck could steal Whiplash's motor-shell]].
* OverlyNervousFlopSweat: In "Tur-Bros", Tito does this when he's rehearsing his speech for a racing convention, and [[ExaggeratedTrope he ends up soaking most of his shirt]]. He tries to overcome this by wearing a wetsuit under a white coat, but that just causes the sweat to build up.
* PaintedTunnelRealTrain: Spoofed in "Hardluck Hardcase", where Hardcase draws a road on a trampoline hoping to cause the snails to bounce off over a cliff. When they seem to go through it, he tries it himself and gets launched off instead. Pan to the snails who simply went around the painting instead of through.
-->'''Smoove Move''': Did he really think we can't tell a road from a painting?
* PityTheKidnapper: Clip and Clap kidnap White Shadow thinking he's a movie star. Shadow is oblivious to having been kidnapped and ends up getting on their nerves.
* PlaceboEurekaMoment: In "Crazy Fast," Chet goes to give Turbo a pep talk. Turbo guesses everything Chet was going to say, yet tells him he's right and goes off to practice.
-->'''Chet''': Leave it to Turbo to give a pep talk to himself.
* PokemonSpeak: White Shadow really likes saying his name, and thus occasionally devolves into this.
-->'''Whiplash''': Our boy's in trouble. Ideas, now!\\
'''White Shadow''': Uh, uh... White Shadow?\\
'''Burn''': Get him some foot oil, pronto!\\
'''White Shadow''': Oh! White Shadow!\\
'''Whiplash''': He greased up with fish guts earlier, any fish nearby?\\
'''White Shadow''': White Shadow! Ooh ooh ooh! ''(Gestures to bottles of fish-based hot sauce)''\\
'''Skidmark''': The hot sauce!\\
'''Whiplash''': But we've got no time for a pitstop!\\
'''White Shadow''': WHITE SHADOOOOOW!!
* ThePsychoRangers: In one episode, the F.A.S.T. team takes on the F.A.J.I.T.A. team, basically a team comprised of evil versions of them... The usual solution of the OpponentSwitch is invoked, but notably it's still a very close match (in the form of a relay race.)
* PurpleIsTheNewBlack: Whiplash was a very dark grey in the movie, but here he's rendered in a dark purple.
* RealityEnsues: In "Gills!", after Whiplash gets eaten by a giant goldfish, Smooth Move comments that, from what he's seen in the movies, goldfish's stomachs are enormous. Therefore, Whiplash must be relaxing in the belly next to a fire he built. Cut to the interior of the goldfish's belly, and we see Whiplash in a very tight, confined area with the other two snails that the goldfish ate earlier.
-->'''Whiplash:''' Well this stinks.
* RealMenWearPink: In "Snails in Jail," Whiplash apparently orders a "Ladies' Choice" perfume. When his soft side gets out in "Tough as Snails", he ultimately decides to own this trope and becomes a popular spokesperson for "Sensitive Side Lavender Extreme". Earlier, in "The Challenge", he flunks out of the titular challenge because he had to race two women to keep them from buying out a sale on the aforementioned lavender skin lotion.
* {{Retool}}: Season 1 is fairly evenly divided between episodes that revolve entirely around a race and general comedic plots not involving races. Season 2 is entirely general comedy and racing is barely even mentioned. However, the third season seems to balance the two out fairly well once again.
* RunningGag:
** If something is destroying town, expect the Teen Rec Center getting destroyed.
** Turbo constantly mentioning that he won the Indy 500, and White Shadow being sick and tired of hearing about it constantly.
* SceneryPorn: A lot of the backgrounds have a lot of detail and texture, as opposed to just being a solid color. It's gorgeous.
* SelfServingMemory: In "Faking Amends", Burn's sister Ember visits and is as nice as can be despite Burn's claim that Ember was the meanest of her older sisters and constantly pranked her growing up. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that Burn was the one who was always mean to Ember and all of the pranks Burn remembered being pulled on her were her own pranks that backfired.]]
* ShoutOut: "[[Film/{{Tron}} Flymm's Arcade]]" in "Bumperdome."
** Also from "Bumperdome": [[MemeticMutation Don't flip me, bro!]][[invoked]]
** In "Ants Ants Revolution", [[MemeticMutation ALL YOUR TOMATOES ARE BELONG TO US.]][[invoked]]
** "Turbo Stinks" is pretty much a shout-out to ''Film/TheBirds.''
** Whiplash in "Surf 'N Turf": "Double Rainbow All the Way!"
** [[{{WesternAnimation/Motorcity}} Mutt and Cyborg Dan]] have very briefly appeared in the background. Which is understandable, since a good portion of this show's team also worked on ''Motorcity''.
** During the LockAndLoadMontage from "Broaches", the music is unmistakably a SuspiciouslySimilarSong[[invoked]] to [[Series/TheATeam The A-Team's Theme]].
** In "Turbo Drift", Chet gets knocked into a battle between a giant toy robot and a giant toy {{Kaiju}}. When Chet finds a way out of the toy store they're fighting in, the Kaiju [[Film/GodzillaVsMegalon does a dropkick via dragging his tail]] while the robot can be seen [[Film/PacificRim dragging a toy ocean liner behind it and getting ready to beat the Kaiju with it.]]
** One member of Dirtbeard's pirate crew in "Cruise Control", is [[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles a katana-wielding ninja turtle with a purple headband.]] This also, incidentally, makes him a [[PiratesVersusNinjas Ninja Pirate.]]
** All of "Hard Luck Hardcase" is one to WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner.
** "Maggotron": "It's time to form [[{{Anime/Voltron}} Snailtron!]]" (''Voltron'' is also a [=DreamWorks=] property, via their acquisition of Classic Media in 2012)
** The toy car race in "Mall Is Well" is an extended shout out to ''VideoGame/MarioKart'' complete with a heads up display and items.
** "How to Train Your Titmouse", crossing between [[WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon DreamWorks' other project]] and [[Creator/{{Titmouse}} who produced ''F.A.S.T.''
** During "Home on Our Own", Skidmark and Shadow scroll through a huge list of parody named shows and movies on [[Creator/{{Netflix}} Snailflix]] to find their favorite show [[Series/GossipGirl Gossip Snail]]. Also visible are [[Series/OrangeIsTheNewBlack Pork Is The New Ham]], Series/{{Firefly}} [[Franchise/BattlestarGalactica Galactica]], [[Series/FreaksAndGeeks Fleas and Geeks]], [[Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway Whose Feeler Is It Anyway?]], [[Series/HowIMetYourMother How I Met Your Mollusk]] and [[Series/TheDukesOfHazzard The Flukes of Hazzard]].
* SidetrackedByTheAnalogy:
-->'''Hardcase''': Turbo! Say hello to your end!\\
'''Turbo''': If it's my end, wouldn't I say good-bye?\\
'''Hardcase''': No, because this is the first time you're meeting your end.\\
'''Turbo''': But you've tried to end me several times already.\\
'''Hardcase''': But not with this partic- Forget it!
* SnakeOilSalesman: Ace Gecko, to the point where even he is stunned when one of his products works exactly as he advertised.
* SpeedySnail: The title character is a snail who becomes really fast after an accident with a race car.
* {{Spoonerism}}: Mel Shellman (the announcer snail), introduces himself with one [[EstablishingCharacterMoment that he doesn't notice]] until he gets handed a note.
-->'''Mel:''' "I'm your announcer, Shell Melman- *reads note* Correction, I'm your announcer Mel Shellman..."
* SuddenAnatomy: Starting in season 2, the snails occasionally make limbs stick out of them.
* ThatsAllFolks: Skidmark delivers one of these at the end of "Hardluck Hardcase", completing the Road Runner parody, although he awkwardly realizes that as it was the first short of the episode, the show isn't actually over yet.
* ThemeTuneCameo: In "Turbo Drift," Whiplash sings "That snail is fast!" in Japanese at karaoke.
* ThemeTuneRap: "That Snail is Fast" remixed into a ThemeTuneRollCall, "Those Sails Are Fast".
* ThoseTwoGuys: Skidmark and White Shadow. There are even several episodes that focus on the two of them.
* VillainDecay: Hardcase manages to be introduced as an intimidating villain, only to become more pathetic each time he appears.
-->'''Hardcase''': Can't I ever catch a break?\\
''(Hardcase's parade float falls on him)''\\
'''Hardcase''': [[TemptingFate Oh thank goodness, it's only flowers.]]\\
''(A power pole falls on Hardcase and electrocutes him. A whale falls on top of that)''
* WackyRacing: The season 1 finale, Turbo hosts a race in which he invites everyone he knows, including all of his enemies, which naturally devolves into chaos.
-->'''Chet''': That pileup Gagne caused has got to be some kind of violation! Where's the rule book?\\
'''Turbo''': After dealing with Pirate Rules, Mall Rules and all of your rules, I thought this race might be more fun without any rules!
* WayPastTheExpirationDate: In "No Can Do", the can of tomato juice that Chet opens turns out to have been several decades expired, so everyone who drinks from it [[CargoCult starts worshipping it]].
* WeWantOurJerkBack: The others towards Whiplash in "Surf 'N Turf." They find out the word "quit" triggers his old personality.
** This happens again in "The Dry Spell", where the snails try to get Burn's aggression and BrutalHonesty back.
* WhoIsDriving: White Shadow talks to the others about protecting Turbo... while he's supposed to be driving the car they built for him to hide from Hardcase.
* WholePlotReference: In case it wasn't obvious enough, at one point in "How To Train Your Titmouse", the characters can even be seen watching ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon''.
* WilhelmScream: First heard in "Bumperdome", when [[spoiler: Baron Von Schwartzhozen lets one out after Burn torches him for inquiring about having Chet defend his title.]] Since then, it's appeared more or less OnceAnEpisode.
* WorthlessYellowRocks: When Skidmark tries to reverse-engineer pickle juice, he creates a gold bar instead, but he throws it with a pile of several others from previous attempts.
* YouDirtyRat: Captain Dirtbeard, a pirate racer introduced in "Cruise Control", plays this trope straight and literally.
* ZanyScheme: Turbo is known for creating excessively zany schemes involving fake mustaches. When confronted with the prospect of having to use Skidmark's extremely dangerous experimental shells or Turbo's plan, Turbo describing his plan is all it takes for them to decide to use Skid's shells.

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