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* OlderThanTheyThink: The standout song from ''The Chipmunk Adventure'', "Girls of Rock and Roll", originally appeared in a 1986 b-movie called ''The Malibu Bikini Shop''. Listen to it [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lndcUSfL8AE here]].

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* OlderThanTheyThink: The standout song from ''The Chipmunk Adventure'', "Girls of Rock and Roll", originally appeared in a 1986 b-movie called ''The Malibu Bikini Shop''.''Film/TheMalibuBikiniShop''. Listen to it [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lndcUSfL8AE here]].


** To be fair on the latter point, it's made clear that Jamal wanted the Chippettes to be returned and the prince's aid tells him Jamal would be unhappy with the idea of the girls being kept in Egypt. We simply didn't get a chance to see what his response would've been since the girls ultimately escaped under their own power.

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** To be fair on the latter point, it's made clear that Jamal wanted the Chippettes to be returned and the prince's aid aide tells him Jamal would be unhappy with the idea of the girls being kept in Egypt. We simply didn't get a chance to see what his response would've been since the girls ultimately escaped under their own power.



* UnfortunateImplications: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html Cracked compared this film to]] "a "best of" for the cinematic xenophobia of [the 1980's]" because most non-American characters are portrayed in a negative light: the villains are German, the European policemen ambush and scare the children, the Chipettes are given to a young Arabian prince as sex slaves, an African tribe almost kills the Chipmunks, and even some Mexican sombrero-wearing locals act like maniacs by randomly firing their guns into the air.

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* UnfortunateImplications: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html Cracked compared this film to]] "a "best of" 'best of' for the cinematic xenophobia of [the 1980's]" because most non-American characters are portrayed in a negative light: the villains are German, the European policemen ambush and scare the children, the Chipettes are given to a young Arabian prince as sex slaves, an African tribe almost kills the Chipmunks, and even some Mexican sombrero-wearing locals act like maniacs by randomly firing their guns into the air.


* DontTryTheCoolThing: While the diamond smuggling ring is portrayed as bad, it still leads to the Chipmunks and Chipettes having a big and exciting hot air balloon trip around the world, an adventure that they clearly enjoy. Alvin and Brittany demanding their prize money at the end doesn't help.

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* DontTryTheCoolThing: DoNotDoThisCoolThing: While the diamond smuggling ring is portrayed as bad, it still leads to the Chipmunks and Chipettes having a big and exciting hot air balloon trip around the world, an adventure that they clearly enjoy. Alvin and Brittany demanding their prize money at the end doesn't help.


* DesignatedHero: Jamal's co-agents use some rather unheroic ways to retrieve the Chipmunks, Chipettes and diamonds. For example, they ambush the children and show them their fury, while a ThreateningShark is attacking Brittany, one of them ''opts to retrieve her doll instead of saving her'', and they essentially sell the Chipettes as sex slaves to an Arabian prince to recover the diamonds later.

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* DesignatedHero: Jamal's co-agents use some rather unheroic ways to retrieve the Chipmunks, Chipettes and diamonds. For example, they ambush the children and show them their fury, while a ThreateningShark is attacking Brittany, scare them, one of them ''opts opts to retrieve her doll one of Brittany's dolls instead of saving her'', her from a ThreateningShark, and they essentially sell the Chipettes as sex slaves to an Arabian prince to recover the diamonds later.



* DontTryTheCoolThing: While the diamond smuggling ring is portrayed as bad, it still leads to the Chipmunks and Chipettes having a big and exciting hot air balloon trip around the world, an adventure that they clearly enjoy. Alvin and Brittany demanding their prize money at the end doesn't help.



* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html This Cracked article]] talks about the themes of implied BrotherSisterIncest, the BrokenAesop about diamond smuggling, the cops being ''too'' threatening or ignorant of the children's safety, [[UnfortunateImplications most non-American characters being portrayed as villains or lunatics]], and the apparent pedophilia going on with the Chipettes[[note]]who look like humans, making it worse[[/note]].

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html This Cracked article]] talks about the themes of implied BrotherSisterIncest, the BrokenAesop about diamond smuggling, the cops being ''too'' threatening or ignorant of the children's safety, [[UnfortunateImplications most non-American characters being portrayed as villains or lunatics]], and the apparent pedophilia going on with the Chipettes[[note]]who look like humans, making it worse[[/note]].Chipettes[[note]]which isn't helped by their humanoid design[[/note]].

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** To be fair on the latter point, it's made clear that Jamal wanted the Chippettes to be returned and the prince's aid tells him Jamal would be unhappy with the idea of the girls being kept in Egypt. We simply didn't get a chance to see what his response would've been since the girls ultimately escaped under their own power.

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* IdiotPlot: Two-thirds of the plot - ''at least'' - would have been averted if Inspector Jamal, ''an official of INTERPOL'', had a ten-minute chat with the Chipmunks/Chipettes, instead of trying to track their arrival at the airport.


* BrokenAesop: While the moral of the film seems to be not to participate in smuggling schemes, the Chipmunks get to fly on hot air balloons, visit the most beautiful and exotic locales in the world, and sing songs about how much fun they're having after getting involved. Alvin even points out that stopping the diamond smugglers earned them nothing, whereas partnering with them earned them a memorable globetrotting adventure and a potential fortune.

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** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNe3dpMhhFw Diamond Dolls]]".


* DesignatedHero: Jamal's co-agents use some rather unheroic ways to retrieve the Chipmunks, Chipettes and diamonds. For example, they start off by continuously ambushing the children and violently grabbing at them while growling with rage. At one point, while a ThreateningShark is attacking Brittany, one of the cops ''ignores her completely'' to retrieve her doll, and they essentially sell the Chipettes as sex slaves to an Arabian prince to recover the diamonds later.
* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop: As a result of getting into the diamond smuggling plot, the Chipmunks get to fly on hot air balloons, visit the most beautiful and exotic locales in the world, and sing songs about how much fun they're having. Alvin even pitches a fit about how stopping the diamond smugglers earned them nothing, whereas partnering with them earned them a memorable globetrotting adventure and a potential fortune.

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* DesignatedHero: Jamal's co-agents use some rather unheroic ways to retrieve the Chipmunks, Chipettes and diamonds. For example, they start off by continuously ambushing ambush the children and violently grabbing at show them while growling with rage. At one point, their fury, while a ThreateningShark is attacking Brittany, one of the cops ''ignores her completely'' them ''opts to retrieve her doll, doll instead of saving her'', and they essentially sell the Chipettes as sex slaves to an Arabian prince to recover the diamonds later.
* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop: As a result of getting into BrokenAesop: While the diamond moral of the film seems to be not to participate in smuggling plot, schemes, the Chipmunks get to fly on hot air balloons, visit the most beautiful and exotic locales in the world, and sing songs about how much fun they're having. having after getting involved. Alvin even pitches a fit about how points out that stopping the diamond smugglers earned them nothing, whereas partnering with them earned them a memorable globetrotting adventure and a potential fortune.



* UnfortunateImplications: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html Cracked says this film is]] "a "best of" for the cinematic xenophobia of that decade" because most non-American characters are either villains or lunatics: excluding the Furschtien siblings, the European policemen ambush the children and scare them, the Chipettes are given to a young Arabian prince as sex slaves, an African tribe almost kill the Chipmunks, and even some Mexican sombrero-wearing locals act like maniacs by firing their guns into the air.
** Not to mention the Chipettes being used for fanservice, considering they're supposed to be still kids.

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* UnfortunateImplications: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html Cracked says compared this film is]] to]] "a "best of" for the cinematic xenophobia of that decade" [the 1980's]" because most non-American characters are either portrayed in a negative light: the villains or lunatics: excluding the Furschtien siblings, are German, the European policemen ambush the children and scare them, the children, the Chipettes are given to a young Arabian prince as sex slaves, an African tribe almost kill kills the Chipmunks, and even some Mexican sombrero-wearing locals act like maniacs by randomly firing their guns into the air.
** Not to mention * ValuesDissonance: Various scenes show the Chipettes being used for fanservice, considering with exposed panties, they get in a tornado that gives them ClothingDamage in one scene, and they sing the aforementioned "Getting Lucky". Considering they're supposed to be still kids.children, these scenes would obviously be rejected for the film.



* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html This Cracked article]] talks about the themes of implied BrotherSisterIncest, the HardTruthAesop about diamond smuggling, the cops being ''too'' threatening or ignorant of the children's safety, [[UnfortunateImplications most non-American characters being portrayed as villains or lunatics]], and the apparent pedophilia going on with the Chipettes[[note]]who look like humans, making it worse[[/note]].

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html This Cracked article]] talks about the themes of implied BrotherSisterIncest, the HardTruthAesop BrokenAesop about diamond smuggling, the cops being ''too'' threatening or ignorant of the children's safety, [[UnfortunateImplications most non-American characters being portrayed as villains or lunatics]], and the apparent pedophilia going on with the Chipettes[[note]]who look like humans, making it worse[[/note]].

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* CultClassic: Was only modestly successful at the box office, but has earned itself an appreciative following among many Chipmunk fans.


* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html This Cracked article]] talks about the themes of implied BrotherSisterIncest, the FamilyUnfriendlyAesop about diamond smuggling, the cops being ''too'' threatening or ignorant of the children's safety, [[UnfortunateImplications most non-American characters being portrayed as villains or lunatics]], and the apparent pedophilia going on with the Chipettes[[note]]who look like humans, making it worse[[/note]].

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[https://www.cracked.com/article_24433_the-chipmunk-adventure-most-f2Acked-up-movie-ever-made.html This Cracked article]] talks about the themes of implied BrotherSisterIncest, the FamilyUnfriendlyAesop HardTruthAesop about diamond smuggling, the cops being ''too'' threatening or ignorant of the children's safety, [[UnfortunateImplications most non-American characters being portrayed as villains or lunatics]], and the apparent pedophilia going on with the Chipettes[[note]]who look like humans, making it worse[[/note]].

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** Not to mention the Chipettes being used for fanservice, considering they're supposed to be still kids.


** The shark attack sequence and how close the Chippettes come into becoming chow.

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** The shark attack sequence and how close the Chippettes Chipettes (especially Brittany, whose air tank the shark destroys) come into becoming chow.

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* NightmareFuel: Klaus and Claudia are quite intimidating. Especially Claudia once she starts having her VillainousBreakdown showcases that her temper can turn her into a fury.
** The shark attack sequence and how close the Chippettes come into becoming chow.


* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic[=/=]EarWorm: The movie's soundtrack, which helps greatly that most of the music is original work for once.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic[=/=]EarWorm: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: The movie's soundtrack, which helps greatly that most of the music is original work for once.

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