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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could possibly go wrong]]? Well, [[{{Sequelitis}} a sequel]] that almost killed the franchise, [[PolygonCeiling another sequel]] that ''did'' kill it for a good ''20 years'', and [[{{WesternAnimation/Bubsy}} a cartoon]] [[OneEpisodeWonder that never made it past the pilot]], for one. Also fitting that, in ''Bubsy 3D'', [[TheBadGuyWins the woolies win in the end]] [[MortonsFork whether or not you collected all the rocket pieces.]] Though ''Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back'' rectified this ending, even churning out a spin-off named ''Paws on Fire'', [[RuleOfThree the former also being negatively received]] and the latter barely garnering ''any'' attention from either critics or audiences, most likely putting the bobcat out to his pasture for good.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could possibly go wrong]]? Well, [[{{Sequelitis}} a sequel]] that almost killed the franchise, [[PolygonCeiling another sequel]] that ''did'' kill it for a good ''20 years'', and [[{{WesternAnimation/Bubsy}} a cartoon]] [[OneEpisodeWonder that never made it past the pilot]], for one. Also fitting that, in ''Bubsy 3D'', [[TheBadGuyWins the woolies win in the end]] [[MortonsFork whether or not you collected all the rocket pieces.]] Though ''Two decades later'', ''Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back'' rectified this ending, even churning out a spin-off named ''Paws on Fire'', [[RuleOfThree the former also being negatively received]] [[DeaderThanDisco and the latter barely being painfully obscure, garnering ''any'' virtually no attention from either critics or audiences, audiences]], most likely putting the bobcat out to his pasture for good.


* FunnyAneurysmMoment: [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could possibly go wrong]]? Well, [[{{Sequelitis}} a sequel]] that almost killed the franchise, [[PolygonCeiling another sequel]] that ''did'' kill it for a good ''20 years'', and [[{{WesternAnimation/Bubsy}} a cartoon]] [[OneEpisodeWonder that never made it past the pilot]], for one. Also fitting that, in ''Bubsy 3D'', [[TheBadGuyWins the woolies win in the end]] [[MortonsFork whether or not you collected all the rocket pieces.]] Though ''Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back'' rectified this ending...''[[RuleOfThree but]] '''[[PyrrhicVictory also]]''' [[RuleOfThree got negative reception from critics]]'', but did not kill the franchise this time as a spin-off was churned out not long after.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could possibly go wrong]]? Well, [[{{Sequelitis}} a sequel]] that almost killed the franchise, [[PolygonCeiling another sequel]] that ''did'' kill it for a good ''20 years'', and [[{{WesternAnimation/Bubsy}} a cartoon]] [[OneEpisodeWonder that never made it past the pilot]], for one. Also fitting that, in ''Bubsy 3D'', [[TheBadGuyWins the woolies win in the end]] [[MortonsFork whether or not you collected all the rocket pieces.]] Though ''Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back'' rectified this ending...''[[RuleOfThree but]] '''[[PyrrhicVictory also]]''' ending, even churning out a spin-off named ''Paws on Fire'', [[RuleOfThree got negative reception the former also being negatively received]] and the latter barely garnering ''any'' attention from critics]]'', but did not kill either critics or audiences, most likely putting the franchise this time as a spin-off was churned bobcat out not long after.to his pasture for good.


** Arnold is one by default, due to being [[OnlySaneMan the one relatable [[TheWoobie and sympathetic character]] in the entire show.

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** Arnold is one by default, due to being [[OnlySaneMan the one relatable relatable]] [[TheWoobie and sympathetic character]] in the entire show.


* DesignatedMonkey: Armold Armadillo, the only sympathetic character in ''the entire episode'', suffers throughtout it, without deserving it ''at all''. The fact that his fear of trucks (which seems to be post-traumatic stress) is PlayedForLaughs only makes it more cringeworthy.



** Arnold is one by default, due to being [[OnlySaneMan the one relatable character]] in the entire show.

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** Arnold is one by default, due to being [[OnlySaneMan the one relatable [[TheWoobie and sympathetic character]] in the entire show.



* MostAnnoyingSound: "WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong". Hell, Bubsy's voice in general is so obnoxious it'll make your ears bleed before the show's over. There's a ''reason'' that Creator/RobPaulsen, who unfortunately voiced Bubsy, considers this pilot an OldShame.

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* MostAnnoyingSound: "WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong". Hell, Bubsy's voice in general is so obnoxious it'll probably make your ears bleed before the show's over. There's a ''reason'' that Creator/RobPaulsen, who unfortunately voiced Bubsy, considers this pilot an OldShame.



* TheWoobie: Arnold, dear god, the one character that hates Bubsy, thus making him relatable, spends the entire episode [[ButtMonkey being the subject of all the slapstick]] in the form of being tortured by Bubsy's little demon niece and nephew, crashing through a roof, getting beaten over the head, and getting electrocuted. He apparently suffers from some sort of post-traumatic stress due to raging murderous semis who are genocidally killing his race and none of the punishment he receives is warranted to any degree. He deserves absolutely none of it and it makes the show almost cringeworthy to watch this poor character go through such a mess.

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* TheWoobie: Arnold, dear god, the one character that hates Bubsy, thus making him relatable, spends the entire episode [[ButtMonkey being the subject of all the slapstick]] in the form of being tortured by Bubsy's little demon bratty niece and nephew, crashing through a roof, getting beaten over the head, and getting electrocuted. He apparently suffers from some sort of post-traumatic stress due to raging murderous semis who are genocidally trucks that run over his race, killing his race them, and none of the punishment he receives is warranted to any degree. He deserves absolutely none of it and it makes the show almost cringeworthy to watch this poor character go through such a mess.


** '''''"[[CaptainObvious OH LOOK, AN ARROW]]! [[BetterThanABareBulb AREN'T THESE GAME DESIGNERS]] [[TropesAreNotGood WONDERFUL]]?!!!"'''''[[note]] The memetically appropriate response, of course, being [[SoBadItsGood "No."]] [[/note]]

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** '''''"[[CaptainObvious OH LOOK, AN ARROW]]! [[BetterThanABareBulb AREN'T THESE GAME DESIGNERS]] [[TropesAreNotGood [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools WONDERFUL]]?!!!"'''''[[note]] The memetically appropriate response, of course, being [[SoBadItsGood "No."]] [[/note]]


* ColbertBump: It definitely got a boost after it was riffed by [[WebVideo/TheAnnotatedSeries The Annotators]].
* DesignatedHero: Bubsy is a self-absorbed {{Jerkass}} who frequently treats his sidekick [[ButtMonkey Arnold]] like an inanimate object (he even ''mistakes him for a wrench'' at one point), making it hard to root for him.

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* ColbertBump: It definitely got a boost after it was riffed by [[WebVideo/TheAnnotatedSeries The Annotators]].
Annotators]] and reviewed by [[WebVideo/TheMysteriousMrEnter Mr. Enter]].
* DesignatedHero: Bubsy is a self-absorbed {{Jerkass}} who frequently treats his sidekick [[ButtMonkey Arnold]] like an inanimate object (he even ''mistakes him for a wrench'' at one point), making it very, very, ''very'' hard to root for him.



* MostAnnoyingSound: "WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong". Hell, Bubsy's voice in general is so obnoxious it'll make your ears bleed before the show's over. There's a ''reason'' Creator/RobPaulsen considers this pilot an OldShame.

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* MostAnnoyingSound: "WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong". Hell, Bubsy's voice in general is so obnoxious it'll make your ears bleed before the show's over. There's a ''reason'' Creator/RobPaulsen that Creator/RobPaulsen, who unfortunately voiced Bubsy, considers this pilot an OldShame.


* FunnyAneurysmMoment: [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could possibly go wrong]]? Well, [[{{Sequelitis}} a sequel]] that almost killed the franchise, [[PolygonCeiling another sequel]] that ''did'' kill it for a good ''20 years'', and [[{{WesternAnimation/Bubsy}} a cartoon]] [[OneEpisodeWonder that never made it past the pilot]], for one. Also fitting that, in ''Bubsy 3D'', [[TheBadGuyWins the woolies win in the end]] [[MortonsFork whether or not you collected all the rocket pieces.]] Though ''Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back'' rectified this ending...''[[RuleOfThree but]] '''[[PyrrhicVictory also]]''' [[RuleOfThree got negative reception from critics]]'', to the point where it was suspected to put the franchise in ''another'' limbo. This was, however, not the case.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could possibly go wrong]]? Well, [[{{Sequelitis}} a sequel]] that almost killed the franchise, [[PolygonCeiling another sequel]] that ''did'' kill it for a good ''20 years'', and [[{{WesternAnimation/Bubsy}} a cartoon]] [[OneEpisodeWonder that never made it past the pilot]], for one. Also fitting that, in ''Bubsy 3D'', [[TheBadGuyWins the woolies win in the end]] [[MortonsFork whether or not you collected all the rocket pieces.]] Though ''Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back'' rectified this ending...''[[RuleOfThree but]] '''[[PyrrhicVictory also]]''' [[RuleOfThree got negative reception from critics]]'', to the point where it was suspected to put but did not kill the franchise in ''another'' limbo. This was, however, this time as a spin-off was churned out not the case.long after.


* TaintedByThePreview: The trailer for ''The Woolies Strike Back'' took a significant amount of flack for making the game look like a generic and unimpressive platformer. Which might not have bothered that many people, if not for the fact that the trailer also contained a TakeThat aimed at the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series... which had just made a hugely-acclaimed return to form with ''VideoGame/SonicMania'', making the trailer's timing ''incredibly'' poor.

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* TaintedByThePreview: The trailer for ''The Woolies Strike Back'' took a significant amount of flack for making the game look like a generic and unimpressive platformer. Which might not have bothered that many people, if not for the fact that the trailer also contained a TakeThat aimed at the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series... which had just made a hugely-acclaimed return to form with ''VideoGame/SonicMania'', making the trailer's timing ''incredibly'' poor.poor and ensuring that ''The Woolies Strike Back'' would face even more of an uphill battle to win over gamers.

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* TaintedByThePreview: The trailer for ''The Woolies Strike Back'' took a significant amount of flack for making the game look like a generic and unimpressive platformer. Which might not have bothered that many people, if not for the fact that the trailer also contained a TakeThat aimed at the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series... which had just made a hugely-acclaimed return to form with ''VideoGame/SonicMania'', making the trailer's timing ''incredibly'' poor.


* InternetBackdraft: The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4KIeAY9hHI launch trailer]] for ''The Woolies Strike Back'' did ''not'' get a kind reaction from gamers, primarily due to the TakeThat aimed at the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series. Considering that series made a hugely acclaimed return to form just a month prior with ''VideoGame/SonicMania'', the timing of the trailer could hardly have been any worse.


* CrackIsCheaper: Due to a glaring error, the Bubsy Hint Book was listed at ''4,000 dollars''. It's since dropped down to a mere ''20''.


* NewerThanTheyThink: It's easy to assume that, with its incredibly awkward tank controls and horrible camera, that ''Bubsy 3D'' predates ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'''s revolutionizing of the 3D platformer genre. But in fact, it was released months ''afterwards''.

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* NewerThanTheyThink: It's easy to assume that, with its incredibly awkward tank controls and horrible camera, that ''Bubsy 3D'' predates ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'''s revolutionizing of the 3D platformer genre. But in fact, it was released months ''afterwards''. Though to be somewhat fair to the game, the two were in development at the same time, and they weren't aware of Nintendo's offerings until it was officially announced and it was too late to go back to the drawing board, so for most of development, they thought they really ''were'' doing something new.



* SnarkBait: The first two games, while not without their strong points, already had something of a poor reputation as a TotallyRadical [[FollowTheLeader Sonic clone]] before the third one crashed head first into the PolygonCeiling and made the title character [[MemeticLoser synonymous with trying too hard to be an iconic gaming mascot]]. Rarely is the series ''ever'' brought up in modern gaming except as a subject of mockery. The release of ''The Woolies Strike Back'' after a ''21-year'' SequelGap did nothing to alleviate this, though the early trailers showed signs of maturation and promise, even the marketing ended up having to [[SelfDeprecation mock its own low status]] for attention and the final product being released with middling-to-negative scores ended up sending everyone's favorite bobcat [[ShaggyDogStory crashing back down onto the trash heap again.]] [[MemeticMutation "What could possibly]] [[TemptingFate go wrong]]", indeed.

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* SnarkBait: The first two games, while not without their strong points, already had something of a poor reputation as a TotallyRadical [[FollowTheLeader Sonic clone]] before the third one crashed head first into the PolygonCeiling and made the title character [[MemeticLoser synonymous with trying too hard to be an iconic gaming mascot]]. Rarely is the series ''ever'' brought up in modern gaming except as a subject of mockery. The release of ''The Woolies Strike Back'' after a ''21-year'' SequelGap did nothing to alleviate this, though the early trailers showed signs of maturation and promise, even the marketing ended up having to [[SelfDeprecation mock its own low status]] for attention and the final product being released with middling-to-negative scores ended up sending everyone's favorite bobcat [[ShaggyDogStory crashing back down onto the trash heap again.]] again]], albiet not enough to prevent him from getting another game in 2019. [[MemeticMutation "What could possibly]] [[TemptingFate go wrong]]", indeed.


* FunnyAneurysmMoment: [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could possibly go wrong]]? Well, [[{{Sequelitis}} a sequel]] that almost killed the franchise, [[PolygonCeiling another sequel]] that ''also'' almost killed it off, and [[{{WesternAnimation/Bubsy}} a cartoon]] [[OneEpisodeWonder that never made it past the pilot]], for one. Also fitting that, in ''Bubsy 3D'', [[TheBadGuyWins the woolies win in the end]] [[MortonsFork whether or not you collected all the rocket pieces.]] Though ''Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back'' rectified this ending...''[[RuleOfThree but]] '''[[PyrrhicVictory also]]''' [[RuleOfThree got negative reception from critics]]'', to the point where it was suspected to [[FranchiseKiller end the bobcat's luck]]. This was, however, not the case.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could possibly go wrong]]? Well, [[{{Sequelitis}} a sequel]] that almost killed the franchise, [[PolygonCeiling another sequel]] that ''also'' almost killed ''did'' kill it off, for a good ''20 years'', and [[{{WesternAnimation/Bubsy}} a cartoon]] [[OneEpisodeWonder that never made it past the pilot]], for one. Also fitting that, in ''Bubsy 3D'', [[TheBadGuyWins the woolies win in the end]] [[MortonsFork whether or not you collected all the rocket pieces.]] Though ''Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back'' rectified this ending...''[[RuleOfThree but]] '''[[PyrrhicVictory also]]''' [[RuleOfThree got negative reception from critics]]'', to the point where it was suspected to [[FranchiseKiller end put the bobcat's luck]].franchise in ''another'' limbo. This was, however, not the case.


* HilariousInHindsight: Coincidentally, in Bubsy 3D, Bubsy is voiced by Creator/LaniMinella, who would eventually go on to be the first voice actress for Rouge from the [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog the Sonic Series.]] Let us repeat that...Bubsy voiced a sonic character. [[FollowtheLeader Just let that sink in.]]

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* HilariousInHindsight: Coincidentally, in Bubsy 3D, Bubsy is voiced by Creator/LaniMinella, who would eventually go on to be the first voice actress for Rouge from the [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog the Sonic Series.]] Let us repeat that...Bubsy voiced a sonic SONIC character. [[FollowtheLeader Just let that sink in.]]


* HilariousInHindsight: Coincidentally, in Bubsy 3D, Bubsy is voiced by Creator/LaniMinella, who would eventually go on to be the first voice actress for Rouge from the [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog the Sonic Series.]] Let us repeat that...Bubsy voiced a sonic character. [[BandWagonTechnique Just let that sink in.]]

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* HilariousInHindsight: Coincidentally, in Bubsy 3D, Bubsy is voiced by Creator/LaniMinella, who would eventually go on to be the first voice actress for Rouge from the [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog the Sonic Series.]] Let us repeat that...Bubsy voiced a sonic character. [[BandWagonTechnique [[FollowtheLeader Just let that sink in.]]

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