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1%%²%%²%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.²%%²%%²[[quoteright:350:]]²->"''Long ago, when miracles still happened, there was a magic spell, which opened a gateway to the enchanted land of Simsala. The place were all the fairytale characters really lived. Abracadabra. Simsalagrimm.''"²-->--'''Narrator '''²²''Simsala Grimm'' is a 1999-2000 German cartoon, following the adventures of two creatures: Yoyo and Doc Croc, who transport themselves to fairy tales on a magic book that takes them to one of various stories each episode. Once there, the duo try giving advice to the main character of the story and help them get to their happily ever after.²²In 2010 the series was continued with 26 new episodes, which took another fairy tales aside from Creator/TheGrimmBrothers tales.²²----²²!!This cartoon provides examples of:²²* ArtifactTitle: The third season let go of doing only Grimm fairy tales.²* BadassAdorable: Yoyo is more than happy to stare down wild pigs and wolves. He can also be a case of CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass. ²* BreakTheCutie: Yoyo when he breaks down in tears in the "[[Literature/TheSingingSpringingLark Singing Soaring Lark]]" episode.²%%* ButtMonkey: Doc Croc²* CartoonCreature: It's unclear just what kind of animal Yoyo is. He looks like a tailless fox mixed with a weasel. In the first two seasons, he doesn't have ears, yet he has weasel-like ears in the third season.²* DeadpanSnarker: Yoyo. Doc Croc has his moments, but Yoyo is probably the most prominent snarker in the show. ²* DubInducedPlotHole: Doc Croc says he is a virtuoso, but he never is seen playing any musical instrument. This wasn't the case in the original German version, because he is instead a private learner.²%%* TheEeyore: Doc Croc.²%%* {{Foil}}: Yoyo and Doc Croc to each other:²%%** RedOniBlueOni: Yoyo (red) and Doc Croc (blue)²%%** SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: Yoyo (manly) and Doc Croc (sensitive)²%%** StraightManAndWiseGuy: Yoyo (wise guy) and Doc Croc (straight man)²%%* FunPersonified: Yoyo²%%* GentlemanAndAScholar: Doc Croc²* HappyHarlequinHat: Yoyo, though his hat is pure red and combined with a poncho-like garment.²%%* HollywoodToneDeaf: Yoyo in the "Literature/KingThrushbeard" episode.²%%* HotBlooded: Yoyo²* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Yoyo. As cocky and sarcastic and as hot-blooded as he is, he's a very caring and kind-hearted character.²* {{Keet}}: Yoyo because of his cheerful and childlike attitude.²* LargeHam: Several villains on the show, mostly the WickedWitch–style ones.²%%* LovableCoward: Doc Croc²%%* LovableNerd: Doc Croc.²%%* LovableRogue: Yoyo has shades of this.²* MusicalExposition: During the first two seasons of the show, there was a trio of birds that would show up in almost every episode, either explaining to Yoyo and Doc Croc or just the audience what is happening or what to do next.²* NervousWreck: Doc Croc because of his stutter and social awkwardness.²* NiceHat: Both Yoyo and Doc Croc are known for their hats.²* RichBitch: Constance from the "Literature/KingThrushbeard" episode is a spoiled, arrogant and conceited princess.²* SmoochOfVictory: Literature/LittleRedRidingHood twice gives one to Yoyo and Doc Croc for saving her and her grandmother from the Wolf's stomach.²%%* SnarkToSnarkCombat: Yoyo vs. Doc Croc at times.²* SpeechImpediment: Doc Croc has a stutter.²* TakenForGranite: In "Literature/{{Rapunzel}}", it's revealed that the witch turned Rapunzel's birth parents into stalagmites.²%%* TheTrickster: Yoyo ²* WickedWitch: Plenty of them. After all, the show is based off Grimm fairy tales. Often, they are {{Wicked Stepmother}}s, as well.²-----


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