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* BigHonkingTrafficJam: Stymied traffic seen by the Martian probe begin honking, which brings a "worker" (caterpillar construction machinery) on the double. The "worker" chews up the obstructive mountains, and lays down more smooth roadway in mere seconds, alleviating the backlog, which quiets the honking.



* TranslationConvention: Well, it's a Martian narrating the film in English.

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* TranslationConvention: Well, it's a Martian narrating the film in English.English.
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* AutomobilesAreAlien: To Martians, they are the highly intelligent inhabitants of Earth.
* DisneyAcidSequence: A sequence shows what Martians speculate is the process by which automobiles reproduce, a fanciful RubeGoldbergDevice-like factory production line.



* MistookTheDominantLifeform: The Martians come to the conclusion that cars are the dominant life form on Earath.

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* MistookTheDominantLifeform: The Martians come to the conclusion that cars are the dominant life form on Earath.Earth.

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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/img_0701_8.JPG]]
[[caption-width-right:350:Earth's dominant life form takes a bath]]


* TranslationConvetion: Well, it's a Martian narrating the film in English.

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* TranslationConvetion: TranslationConvention: Well, it's a Martian narrating the film in English.


* {{Narrator}}: A Martian narrator gives some very incorrect commentary about life on Earth.

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* {{Narrator}}: A Martian narrator gives some very incorrect commentary about life on Earth.Earth.
* TranslationConvetion: Well, it's a Martian narrating the film in English.


* HemishpereBias: Yes, that's North America squarely in frame as the Martian spaceship heads towards Earth.

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* HemishpereBias: HemisphereBias: Yes, that's North America squarely in frame as the Martian spaceship heads towards Earth.Earth.
* HonestJohnsDealership: The yard where old cars go before they're junked is actually called "Honest John's".
* LimitedAnimation: Most of the action takes place in front of a plain white background.


* HemishpereBias: Yes, that's North America squarely in frame as the Martian spaceship heads towards Earth.



* {{Mockumentary}}: Presented as a Martian documentary. The opening credit says "Produced by the National Film Board of Mars".

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* {{Mockumentary}}: Presented as a Martian documentary. The opening credit says "Produced by the National Film Board of Mars".Mars".
* {{Narrator}}: A Martian narrator gives some very incorrect commentary about life on Earth.

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* ExcitedShowTitle: ''What on Earth!''
* MistookTheDominantLifeform: The Martians come to the conclusion that cars are the dominant life form on Earath.

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''What on Earth!'' is a 1968 animated short film co-directed by Les Drew and Kaj Patel, produced by the Creator/NationalFilmBoardOfCanada.

A spaceship from Mars makes an "earthshot" in an attempt to document conditions on Earth. The Martians soon determine that the dominant life form on Earth is the automobile. The Martian documentary then studies the habits and culture of the automobile, and how cars deal with the "pests" that infest them and so much of their world--namely, human beings.

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* {{Mockumentary}}: Presented as a Martian documentary. The opening credit says "Produced by the National Film Board of Mars".

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