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No matter what happens, I won't let it upset me
When danger comes around to me, I won't let it get me
Even if the wolf tries to catch me, just make it a game

With a smile in your heart, just keep on trying
When we fall, we get up and keep on flying
No matter what the weather, we can laugh our cares away
I'm just a little goat
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Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf is a rather popular cartoon series in China, being one of, if not the, most successful pieces of animation the nation has ever domestically produced. Huang Weiming created it in 2005 at Creative Power Entertaining. The show has gone on ever since; with several seasons and ten movies to its name, the show has no end in sight.

Think Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner meets The Smurfs.

A group of school-age goats live and play in the aptly-titled Goat Village. Weslie is the smart and positive hero who leads the goats. Paddi loves to eat and sleep. Sparky is The Big Guy who's strong and likes to exercise. Sparky has a crush on Tibbie, a sweet and emotional goat who always cares about her own fashion and appearance. Jonie is the kind and sensible class president. Mr. Slowy is the old, slow village chief who teaches the goats life lessons and also creates inventions to help them.

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In a castle outside of Goat Village lives the main villain Wolffy. His impatient wife Wolnie yells at him, forces him to do everything, and beats him with her frying pan. Despite this, Wolffy still cares for Wolnie, and Wolnie cares for Wolffy deep down. Wolffy has a cute, friendly, and innocent son named Wilie. Wolffy also occasionally works with the rest of his pack and with Wolnie's cousins and relatives.

Wolffy and Wolnie are hungry, and the goats look very appealing. Once an Episode, Wolffy plans new elaborate ways to catch and eat the goats (usually at Wolnie's demands). Wolffy's plans have varying amounts of success, but no matter how close Wolffy gets to catching the goats, Weslie and his friends always foil Wolffy's plans in the end. The goats go home, free and victorious. Wolffy never gives up and he says he'll come back to try to catch the goats again. Wolffy goes home only to receive more beatings from his wife Wolnie.

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While the earlier seasons are a simple Road Runner vs. Coyote story, the show's later seasons and its movies add in more unique fantasy, action, and exploration with new settings and characters.

There's also a Spin-Off called Pleasant Goat Fun Class, where the characters are aged-down adventurers who learn all about the world around them.

The show is very obscure in most places outside of its home country, though some people watch it while learning Mandarin. In the 2010's, an Asian English dub aired on Disney Channel networks in the Asia-Pacific region, but the Disney contract was cancelled before it was supposed to end in 2016. In the United States, the season Dear Little Wish and the first two seasons of Fun Class can be watched on Miao Mi. Creative Power Entertaining began uploading the English dubs for free on their official channel on YouTube.


"Even though I'm just a little goat, I have more tropes than you can imagine...":

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  • Acronym Confusion: In one strip of the Pleasant Goat Fun Class manhua, Paddi hears the acronym "WTF" and thinks, "Where's the food?" It actually means "World Taekwondo Federation".
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Wolffy in Pleasant Goat Fun Class. He's still a bit rude sometimes, but he doesn't do anything nearly as evil or harmful as he does in the original show.
  • Adaptation Species Change: Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! changes Wolffy into a human.
  • Adult Fear: Kids disappearing, kids getting eaten, wife and child about to be incinerated.
  • Alien Abduction:
    • Limbless Egg people abduct Tibbie and Wolffy; the latter has it happen to him twice- it's never shown how he got away.
    • The whole conflict of the third movie is centred on alien abduction. Granted, the aliens were... vegetables and fruits.
  • Alliterative Family: Wolffy, Wolnie, and Wilie are a wolf family. Their names all start with the letter "W".
  • Alliterative Name: An alliterative location name. Green Green Grassland repeats the letter "G".
  • Alternative Foreign Theme Song: The Hindi dub Kya Bakra Hai! features an entirely different theme song with a much more Indian feel to it. No one's sure why they didn't just dub the original theme song.
  • Amazing Technicolor Wildlife: Merry the mouse, from Paddi the Amazing Chef, has pink fur.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Leo the shark still wants Wolffy even after discovering he was only pretending to be a female shark.
  • Amusement Park: Pleasant Goat Fun Class: The Earth Carnival has an amusement park with fun attractions, games, and rides that the characters get involved with.
  • Amusing Injuries: Some of the humor comes from the many different ways that Wolffy gets hurt, such as being hit with frying pans, being trampled, being bitten by piranhas, etc. Other characters also have amusing injuries to a lesser extent. Of course, none of these injuries have any long effects on the characters and they're always better in the next scene.
  • Anachronism Stew: The franchise is supposed to take place in 3513, but the season Around the World in 20 Days has the goats visit the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.
  • And There Was Much Rejoicing:
    • Any time the goats defeat the wolves, characters are happy.
    • Whenever the Big Bad of the movies is defeated, others celebrate.
  • Animation Bump: Since season 3, compared with the show's first airing. The animation has taken a significant rise in quality since then.
  • Animate Inanimate Object:
    • The sun and moon both have faces and are sentient.
    • In episode 2, Mr. Slowy invents a serum that causes any object it touches to become a strict teacher without actually changing its appearance. It works too well, causing the affected objects to become outright violent towards the goats.
    • Paddi the Amazing Chef features an anthropomorphic spoon, fork, pair of chopsticks, fridge, and bottle as characters.
  • Animesque: Granted, most Asian Animation has shades of this. With cute character designs, Cross-Popping Veins, Sweat Drops, and more, it very clearly has an anime influence. Though later seasons look slightly more American.
  • Anthropomorphic Food: The antagonist of the third movie is the Gourd King. Besides his many gourd soldiers, the Gourd King also has minions who are a winter melon, a pumpkin, a cantaloupe, and a watermelon.
  • Anvil on Head: In episode 5, Wolffy eavesdrops on Weslie mentioning the password to the Goat Village gate's lock to Sparky. It's actually the wrong password, causing him to get hit by a falling weight.
  • April Fools' Plot:
    • Weslie once spent an episode pranking his friends, while Wolffy created a "prank-compelling" potion. The moral was not to prank people since this ended rather badly for both of them.
    • Happens again when Troll Mr. Slowy pretends to be dying to get back at the goats.
  • Arch-Enemy: Wolffy and Weslie are constantly fighting due to the former wanting to eat the latter and his friends.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking:
    • In Qing Qing, stealing, disturbing the peace, kidnapping, etc. are all illegal, as well as running on grass.
    • This trope also covers most of the wolves' crimes, which really do range from arson to stepping on blades of grass.
  • Art Evolution: The simple Flash animation has improved significantly over the years. Starting with The Little Detective, the characters have smaller horns, smaller noses, bigger eyes, and smoother lines. They are also more expressive.
  • Art Initiates Life: Occurs in Joys of Seasons episode 78. A drawing of Wolnie comes to life and chases after Wolffy.
  • Art Shift: In the second movie, the animation becomes a Mario-style video game when Weslie and Wolffy enter the temple. The Mario-esque sequences now happen frequently in the show.
  • Art Shifted Sequel:
    • Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! has a paper art style with exaggerated expressions.
    • The season War of Invention has a clean, simple, and cartoony art style that reminds many of the later seasons of Happy Heroes. This art style is only used for that one season. Mighty Little Defenders is the sequel to War of Invention and it goes back to the original style.
    • Pleasant Goat Fun Class goes for a simple and cute art style aimed at preschoolers.
  • Artifact of Doom: The pin of misfortune, which screws over everyone that comes in contact with it.
  • Artistic License – Sports: Episode 60 is a Mini-Golf Episode. Even without getting into the fact that Wolffy tries to break the rules, there's still a minor example of the trope. The characters' scores aren't kept on paper scorecards like in real golf. Instead, their scores appear to only be recorded on a big scoreboard.
  • Asleep for Days: Purposely invoked by Paddi in an effort to win the Qing Qing world record for the Grassland's best sleeper. He lost out to a fatigued Wolffy, who managed to sleep even longer (and counting).
  • Ass in a Lion Skin: The very first scheme Wolffy ever concocted to catch the goats was to dress up as a goat and try to convince the goats that he's their relative.
  • Audible Gleam: Wolffy's teeth have an audible gleam in the opening of Joys of Seasons.
  • Audience Shift:
    • Pleasant Goat Fun Class is aimed at a younger audience than the original. It features cuter designs, less drama, and more education.
    • Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! is aimed at a slightly older audience. This is apparent due to it being about Wolffy's relationships at the workplace.
  • Bad “Bad Acting”: Wolffy forces the goats to make a film with him. Spectacularly bad acting is the result.
  • Bait-and-Switch: In the Episode Title Card for episode 60, Weslie and Wolffy look pretty mad and they have their arms clenched like they're about to fight each other. It turns out they just want to happily play Rock–Paper–Scissors.
  • Baleful Polymorph: In Mighty Little Defenders, Wolffy is accidentally transformed into a dog. Initially he doesn't like this change at all, but eventually he uses his new form to go undercover and gain the goats' trust.
  • Balloon Belly: Anytime anyone eats too much, their belly becomes inflated.
  • Banana Peel: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Travel Around the World episode 20, Wolffy slips on a banana peel and only barely lands on his toes.
  • Barefoot Cartoon Animal: Almost everyone lacks shoes. The goats avert this.
  • Baseball Episode: Similar. Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun is basically an entire season dedicated to the characters learning about and playing different kinds of sports.
  • Batman Can Breathe in Space: The gang has no problems breathing without their spacesuits while on the moon in the Moon Castle: The Space Adventure film.
  • Bears Are Bad News: In Smart Dodging episode 29, Wolffy sets up a cage trap for the goats, but catches a baby polar bear in the trap instead. The baby polar bear's mother and father are not amused and immediately chase after Wolffy.
  • Bee Afraid: In episode 2, Wolffy is covered in honey as he enters Goat Village. Weslie then unleashes a horde of bees on him, which he is not happy with in the slightest.
  • Befriending the Enemy: In Mighty Little Defenders, after 14 long years and 19 seasons of constantly fighting each other, the goats and wolves finally become allies.
  • Big Damn Movie: Three movies, all with very dramatic plots, much more so than the show:
    • The first movie is about the goats going into the body of Mr. Slowy's snail to fight a bacteria war.
    • The second is about everyone working together to save Qing Qing grassland.
    • The third film is about them saving the moon.
  • Big Eater: Paddi is known to eat a lot of food, particularly cake and candy. He likes candy so much that he builds a house out of it in the Joys of Seasons episode "Candy House Fantasy".
  • Big Fancy Castle: Subverted with the monkey king's castle. It just looks big and fancy from a distance; it's actually a cardboard cut out made to look formidable.
  • Big "YES!": Weslie lets out a big "Yay!" at the end of the Flying Island: The Sky Adventure opening.
  • Bilingual Bonus: The wolves' Chinese names end in "太狼" ("Tàiláng"). This is a pun on the Japanese language. "太狼" ("Tàiláng") and "太郎" ("Tàiláng") are homophones in the Chinese language, and "太郎" is also the Japanese name Tarō, meaning "the first son". Japanese names can appear aggressive in the Chinese language, and this fits the evil wolves.
  • Binocular Shot: Whenever Wolffy sits on the branch and looks through his binoculars, the show usually has a binocular shot showing what Wolffy's looking at.
  • Bizarrchitecture: Pleasant Goat Fun Class takes place in a building that has a spinning flower and a giant pencil.
  • Bizarre and Improbable Ballistics: Wolffy invokes this in episode 60. He uses a device to change the way golf balls move while they're in the air, and he can make golf balls end up in places where the law of physics normally wouldn't take them.
  • Blue Is Heroic: Kid Hero Weslie is associated with the color blue.
  • Bowdlerise: Applies to Mighty Little Defenders. The National Radio and Television Administration forced Creative Power Entertaining to edit the fighting scenes to make them more suitable for kids. They also forced CPE to change some of the weapons.
  • Black and White Morality: The show started out this way: goats were all good and wolves were all bad, until it began to steadily become a mixture of White and Grey Morality/Black and Grey Morality.
  • Body Horror: Mostly happens to Wolffy. He liquefied himself once and regained solidity, then melted when splashed with water, and the limbs went first. He got his head switched with his butt once, and had many unpleasant things happen to his tail.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase: Anytime anyone other than Wolffy cries "I'll be back!"
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall:
    • Wolffy breaks the illusion of storytelling when he says, "I'm the best actor in this cartoon!"
    • Pleasant Goat Fun Class is designed to be educational, and it often accomplishes this by having the characters directly talk to the audience about various topics.
  • Brown Note: In one episode, Wolffy invents a conch to lure the goats to sleep.
  • Bullet Seed: The watermelon boy in the third movie can spit watermelon seeds as one of his attacks.
  • By the Lights of Their Eyes: In episode 3 of Marching to the New Wonderland, the lights are turned off completely, leaving only the Spider of Justice's eyes and Mr. Slowy's glasses visible.
  • Camera Abuse: In the beginning of Joys of Seasons episode 78, Wolnie hits Wolffy with his frying pan and sends him up against the camera, where he then slides down and falls.
  • Canine Companion: In Mighty Little Defenders, Wolffy becomes a dog and the Team Pet of the goats.
  • Cartoon Bomb: In Smart Dodging episode 29, the wolves throw bombs at the gate to Goat Village. The bombs they use are the typical cartoon bombs that are black in color, shaped like a sphere, and have a fuse at the top.
  • Cartoon Creature: Downplayed. Weslie is clearly either a sheep or a goat, but Creative Power Entertaining can't determine which. The word "goat" is used in most English translations, though a few translations say he is a sheep.
  • Casual Interstellar Travel: Anyone can go up to space in a few minutes because they all just conveniently have spaceships.
  • Catch-Phrase:
    • Wolffy has several catch phrases. He shouts often "Darn goat! I'll be back for sure/ I'll definitely come back/ I'll be back!"
    • Paddi's "I don't want to die."
    • Tibbie's "It's good/bad for the skin."
    • Wilie's "Dad, you lied to me!"
  • Catch That Pigeon!: Wolffy's goal is to hunt and eat the goats.
  • Caught in a Snare: In episode 60, Wolffy gets hurt and while he's distracted, he steps in a snare that makes him hang from a tree off his foot. It doesn't last that long because the tree falls over.
  • Circling Birdies: In episode 1, the wolves hit the barrier a goat is holding to block them from their village, causing the wolves to momentarily have halos of circling stars around their heads.
  • Chained Heat: In the second movie, Weslie and Wolffy end up chained together in the middle of the desert and must cooperate, trying to be set free.
  • Character in the Logo: In one version of the logo, Weslie appears on the left and Wolffy appears on the right.
  • The Chase: Common. For example, Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun episode 5 has a scene where Paddi is skiing while being chased by a Snowlem.
  • Cherry Blossoms: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Travel Around the World episode 14, the gang visits Japan and they see cherry blossoms falling everywhere.
  • Children Are Special: Occurs in the Joys of Seasons episode "Candy House Fantasy". Paddi's candy house represents the dreams of every child, and as such, evil adults like Wolffy can't destroy it.
  • Christmas Episode: In one episode of the show, the characters celebrate Christmas and dress up as Santa Claus.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: The Great War in the Bizarre World characters stop appearing after the 2014 season Dear Little Wish and they don't come back until the 2019 season Rescue Across Time.
  • Clear Their Name: In The Little Detective, Weslie's friends are often accused of misdeeds they're not responsible for. Weslie gathers and presents evidence to prove that his friends are innocent.
  • Cliffhanger: Most of the episodes of Mighty Little Defenders end with some kind of hook or surprise that gets resolved in the next episode.
  • Clip Show: The season Everyday Pleasant Goat is composed entirely of clips from older episodes.
  • Coat, Hat, Mask: The nameless hero of Goat Village dons a straw hat, a cloak, and a cloth that covers his face.
  • Color-Coded Characters: In later seasons, the characters have their own colored shadows. For example, Weslie has a blue shadow and Tibbie has a pink shadow.
  • Cool Old Guy: Old Knife Goat once the flower on his head is removed and Mr. Slowy when he finds out the wolves stopped a letter from his ill old flame from reaching him. Both result in Wolffy getting thrashed, along with his home.
  • Cool Shades: In an official GIF, Weslie wears shades. He takes them off to reveal another pair of shades beneath it reading "excellent".
  • Covers Always Lie: For the eighth movie with the posters from 2016 and later on. The posters have the characters appear in 2D, despite the movie being CGI. The poster released in 2018 finally averts this by showing the CGI style.
  • Cranial Eruption: Wolffy sometimes gets a bump on his head when he gets hit there.
  • Creative Closing Credits: The third movie's end credits scroll from right to left and take place in space, where the candy spaceship is depicted passing through various obstacles. Speaking of which, the ship and obstacles are all depicted as 8-bit sprites.
  • Cross-Popping Veins: It's not uncommon for a character to have cross-popping veins when they're upset or angry at another character.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: In episode 21 of Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun, Wolffy easily beats Weslie and Tibbie in a badminton game with almost no effort at all. He gets tons of points before Weslie and Tibbie get a single point. Weslie and Tibbie proceed to do the same to him and get even.
  • Crying Critters: The characters have been shown crying several times despite being anthropomorphic goats and wolves.
  • Dancing Theme: The Joys of Seasons opening begins with the characters doing a short dance.
  • Defeat Catchphrase: Whenever Wolffy fails to capture the goats, he says "I'll be back!" or a variant of it.
  • Demoted to Extra:
    • Wolnie still appears in Pleasant Goat Fun Class, but she has less screen time than she does in the original show. Instead, Wolffy spends more time with the goats.
    • Mr. Slowy appears here and there in Pleasant Goat Fun Class, but not as often as in the main show.
  • Depending on the Writer: Before characterization stabilized, how the characters acted depended heavily on various writers.
  • Detectives Follow Footprints: In The Little Detective, Weslie sometimes pays attention to and follows footprints on the ground when he's trying to solve a mystery.
  • Determinator:
    • Wolffy has come up with 2,000+ plans to catch the goats. He always fails and ends up on the receiving end of physical pain. He still hasn't given up.
    • In one episode, Paddi went on a trek to deliver snow to a southern village, motivated by the fact that if he doesn't deliver the snow, Little Knife Goat will never be able to see snow. Not knowing this, Mr. Slowy, thinking Paddi would never do such a thing, decides to let Little Knife Goat come to their village instead. The episode ends with Paddi basically calling Mr. Slowy a Jerk Ass.
  • Diary: In the season The Happy Diary, Weslie and Wolffy both have their own diaries and write down their daily experiences.
  • Distant Reaction Shot: Used quite a bit. For example, in the Joys of Seasons episode "Candy House Fantasy", Paddi yells "Gimme my candy!" and it cuts to the Earth.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: The characters pointing their pinkies at Paddi. He claimed that everyone was "flipping" him off.
  • A Dog Named "Dog":
    • In the English dub, you have a wolf named Wolffy. In the Chinese version and a couple dubs, the other characters are also named after their species, such as Pleasant Goat, Lazy Goat, etc.
    • The Joys of Seasons episode "The Best Pet" shows Paddi's pet egg, which is named Eggy.
  • Double Take: Occurs in the Joys of Seasons episode "Candy House Fantasy". Wolffy looks at a candy house and says, "Am I dreaming, or is that a candy house I'm looking at?" Then he sighs and walks away from the house. He does a double take and says, "A candy house! I wasn't dreaming about it."
  • Dramatic Drop: In episode 2 of Mighty Little Defenders, Wolffy is transformed into a dog. He walks on all fours and holds a painting in his mouth. When he's transformed back into a wolf, he continues walking on all fours until he realizes what he's doing and he drops the painting out of his mouth.
  • Dramatic Irony: In Mighty Little Defenders, the goats get a new dog as a Team Pet. The viewers are aware that the dog is actually the villain Wolffy in disguise, but the goats are not aware of the dog's identity.
  • Dramatic Spotlight: Used frequently for dramatic drama.
  • Dramatic Stutter: Occurs in episode 61. Wolffy can sing Magic Music to turn himself into paper and move however he wants. However, when the goats surprise Wolffy outside, he stutters and can't manage to sing the song. This give Jonie the opportunity to punch Wolffy.
  • Dressing as the Enemy:
    • Weslie and Sparky disguised themselves as wolf cubs once, with the former having impersonated both Wolffy and Wolnie at different points.
    • Wolffy and Wolnie disguise themselves as goats frequently as part of their schemes.
  • Drunk on Milk: Wolffy and his uncle got drunk on "fruit juice" once. Strangely enough, since everyone usually gets drunk on actual liquor.
  • Dub Name Change: Most of the English-dubbed episodes change the names of the characters. For example, the names Pleasant Goat, Beauty Goat, and Big Big Wolf are changed to Weslie, Tibbie, and Wolffy respectively.
  • Dynamic Entry: Little Fragrant likes to "surprise" Wilie.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: The earliest known English dub calls the characters Pleasant Goat, Beauty Goat, Big Big Wolf, etc. The English dubs no longer use those names. Most later dubs use completely different names such as Weslie, Tibbie, Wolffy, etc.
  • Eastern Zodiac: The various animals of the zodiac are the subject of the earlier movies.
  • Edible Ammunition:
    • Flying Island: The Sky Adventure episode 5 is about weather fruits that can be shot out of a cannon to release weather patterns in the sky.
    • One episode of Paddi the Amazing Chef has the goats shoot fruit out of guns when they think Wolffy is nearby.
  • Edutainment Show: Pleasant Goat Fun Class is about the characters learning about various topics, such as wildlife, sports, and the world.
  • Eiffel Tower Effect: Weslie and the gang visit America in episode 20 of Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Travel Around the World. One of the first things they see is the Statue of Liberty.
  • Emoticon: The manhua sometimes puts emoticons in dialogue bubbles to show how characters feel.
  • The End: Episodes usually end by showing the character "完", meaning "finished".
  • The End... Or Is It?: Mighty Little Defenders is about whether or not the goats can befriend the wolves. At the very end of the final episode, one of the wolves is upset about the newly-formed friendship and wants to stop it. This suggests that the conflict between the goats and wolves isn't really over.
  • Enemy Mine: Happens between the goats and wolves whenever forced to work together; for example, in the third movie, the goats work with Wolnie and Wilie to help them find Wolffy and defeat the Gourd King.
  • Episode Discussion Scene: Promos for the movie Mission Incredible: Adventures on the Dragon's Trail are behind-the-scenes interviews with the characters who discuss the movie.
  • Episode Title Card: Every episode has some kind of title card. Earlier seasons have the characters doing various things in the title cards, while later seasons have other kinds of title cards (like the Mighty Little Defenders title card which is just Wolffy pulling out a paper and marking on it).
  • Establishing Shot: Quite a few episodes begin with either a shot of the castle or of Goat Village, showing where the episode will take place.
  • Everyone Laughs Ending: The first film ends with the goats laughing at Wolffy, Wolnie, and Wilie as they're launched into the air through a cannon.
  • Every Scar Has a Story: In episode 499, which involves Time Travel, Martial Wolf pulls out a sword and knifes Wolffy in the face, resulting in the latter's defining scar.
  • Everything Dances: The background trees dance in the Joys of Seasons opening.
  • Faceless Masses: Almost every non-protagonist goat looks the same. In the second movie, they're clearly copies of each other filling up the background. It's even worse for the nameless wolves; they're a mass of identical clones!
  • The Face of the Sun: Sometimes, the sun has a face, glasses, and hair. Earlier on it just has a face.
  • Face on the Cover: One poster of the eighth movie is Wolffy's smirking face.
  • Fatal Fireworks: Occurs in episode 61. The goats catch Wolffy and send him flying up into the sky on a firework, which then explodes.
  • Feather Fingers: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Travel Around the World episode 24, the goats travel to Argentina and meet some anthropomorphic birds who dance the Tango with them. The birds use their wings like hands to hold on to them.
  • Fireball Eyeballs: Characters' eyes tend to become fireballs when they are angry.
  • Flashback: Common. For example, in episode 173, Wolffy has a flashback to when he ate the disgusting cookies earlier.
  • Flowers of Romance: Sparky sometimes tries to win over his crush Tibbie by giving her flowers.
  • Flying on a Cloud: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Chapter of Animals & Plants episode 3, Wolffy appears flying on a cloud with the encyclopedia.
  • Flying Saucer: In episode 234, Wolffy uses a circular ship shaped like a flying saucer to fly to the desert.
  • Four-Fingered Hands: All the characters have four fingers on their hands.
  • Fountain of Youth: An episode centers on this when the goats need to save Mr. Slowy from dying of old age (he lied to them as payback for mocking his age) and Wolnie wants to restore her youth. There was no more water left in it because too many animals drank from it.
  • Frameup: Happens sometimes in The Little Detective, with one of the goats being framed for a crime and Weslie having to prove that they're innocent.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: There's something hidden in the Mighty Little Defenders opening. You have to pause it at the right time to see it or you'll miss it. It's the dab.
  • Frying Pan of Doom: Wolnie's preferred method for punishing Wolffy is to hit him with a frying pan.
  • Giant Food: Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun episode 5 takes place in a ski course filled with giant food such as huge popsicles and lollipops.
  • Go-Karting with Bowser: Weslie and Wolffy are usually enemies, but they play a fun Rock–Paper–Scissors game together in the beginning of episode 60. The actual episode subverts this because while they look like they just want to happily play golf, it turns out Wolffy actually uses this as an opportunity to catch the goats.
  • Golf Clubbing: In episode 60, Wolffy tries to use a golf club to attack a mouse that's bumping his golf balls.
  • Good Animals, Evil Animals: The goats are good and the wolves are evil.
  • G-Rated Sex: In episode 496, Paddi kisses Sparky during a play of Sleeping Beauty and Sparky thinks he's going to be pregnant with Paddi's child.
  • Gratuitous English: Random bits of English are used here and there and English is often used on the merchandise and posters.
  • Gratuitous Japanese: The wolves' Chinese names end in "太狼" ("Tàiláng"). This is a pun on the Japanese language. "太狼" ("Tàiláng") and "太郎" ("Tàiláng") are homophones in the Chinese language, and "太郎" is also the Japanese name Tarō, meaning "the first son". Japanese names can appear aggressive in the Chinese language, and this fits the evil wolves.
  • Grenade Hot Potato: In episode 270, the characters pass around some dynamite because none of them want to get hurt by the explosion. First the wolves pass it around, but eventually the dynamite gets passed to the goats and then the goats and wolves pass it to each other. Weslie throws the dynamite at Wolffy right before it explodes.
  • Hair-Trigger Avalanche: In episode 5 of Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun, Wolffy screams through a megaphone and ends up causing snow to fall, later causing an avalanche.
  • Happy Birthday to You!: In Joys of Seasons episode 93, various characters sing "Happy Birthday" for birthday celebrations. The episode is even named after the song.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: The wolves will sometimes team up with the goats only to become villainous towards them again afterwards. It's particularly common in the movies.
  • Heel–Face Turn: The Bitter Gourd King, in the third movie, is transformed out of his evil state after his battle with the goats and wolves. For that matter, every Big Bad and his henchmen in the movies ultimately switch to the good guys' side.
  • Heli-Critter: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Animals & Plants episode 1, Wolffy thinks elephants can spin their trunks to fly in the air. Weslie tells him that elephants can't do that.
  • Heroic Sacrifice:
    • In the first movie, Weslie seems to sacrifice himself after saving Wilie and appears to be trapped inside the bacteria cave of Mr. Slowy's snail forever. He got out just fine.
    • In episode 499, the whole tribe of goats in the past are under the impression that Wolffy AKA the nameless hero was killed in a brawl with Martial Wolf's pack in an attempt to give them enough time to close their newly built gate. They even erect a statue in his honor, which the goats in the present regularly pay their respects to every year.
    • In the 3rd season, Wolffy does it again, telling the goats to leave him behind and go back to Qing Qing with the Deep Ocean Pearl so they can change Wolnie and Mr. Slowy back from fish to their original forms, while he's captured by the giant squid that guarded the pearl. Of course, he ends up fine.
    • In the 3rd season, Mr. Slowy volunteers to be the wolves' meal to save the reputation/well-being of the goats. He lives.
  • Hit Flash: Hit flashes often appear when Wolnie hits Wolffy with a frying pan.
  • Holiday Episode: There is an episode where the characters celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.
  • Hologram: Weslie's parents communicate with him through a hologram.
  • Hong Kong Dub: Happens all the time. The dialogue often doesn't match the mouth movements at all.
  • Human Cannonball: Sometimes Wolffy gets punished by getting shot out of a cannon and flying away into the sky.
  • Human Hummingbird: It's not uncommon for the characters' arms or legs to blur when they're moving really quickly.
  • The Hunter Becomes the Hunted: Usually Wolffy hunts the goats, but at the end of episode 173, the goats are under the effect of a certain food and suddenly want to hunt Wolffy.
  • Idea Bulb: Sometimes a light bulb will show above Wolffy when he comes up with one of his plans.
  • I'll Kill You!:
    • Said by a wolf to a goat or vice versa.
    • Wolnie's fond of saying it to Wolffy.
  • Imagine Spot: Many, many. For example, Wolffy often has imagine spots of ways to catch the goats.
  • Impact Silhouette: If a character busts through the gate to Goat Village, they leave a silhouette of themselves in the gate.
  • Improvised Parachute: In this commercial, the goats jump off a cliff and use their tissues to float back up into the sky.
  • Inconsistent Dub:
    • The English dub usually calls the characters Weslie and Wolffy, but the names Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf are used in a couple dubs, such as the dub of season 1 and the dub of Fun Class.
    • The English title for one of the seasons is either Joys of Seasons or Joy of Seasons.
  • Incredible Shrinking Man:
    • In episode 3, Wolffy invents a pill for shrinking in his attempt to catch the goats. He also invents an enlargement pill to go along with it.
    • Mr. Slowy invents a ray to shrink the goats to bacteria size in The Movie.
    • The season Marching to the New Wonderland has the goats and Wolffy shrunken down to the size of a bug. In fact, the shrunken goats end up helping a bug to deliver energy seeds to the top of a tree since those are the life force of the sun.
  • In Name Only: Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! has an entirely different story and setting and the characters look a lot different. Because of this, it doesn't really have a lot to do with the original Pleasant Goat.
  • In Space, Everyone Can See Your Face: In the third film, the goats' faces are clearly visible through their space helmets.
  • Instant Awesome: Just Add Dragons!: The fourth film, Mission Incredible: Adventures on the Dragon's Trail, is about the goats fighting off evil dragons that have taken over the world. The series otherwise does not feature dragons prominently.
  • Instant Bandages: Sometimes Wolffy will immediately get bandages on his head after he gets hit with a frying pan.
  • Instrumental Theme Tune: The Around the World in 20 Days opening has no singing.
  • Interspecies Friendship: The goats are friends with most of the other species in the village. The goats are mainly only enemies with the wolves.
  • Intra-Franchise Crossover: In one strip of the manhua, Wolffy in his Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! design meets Sparky and Weslie in their designs from the normal show. Wolffy doesn't stick around for very long.
  • Introductory Opening Credits: The theme songs, if they don't already name the characters, tend to at least show shots of the main characters. Examples include the Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Travel Around the World opening which shows shots of each character in a different part of the world and the Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! opening which shows shots of Wolffy and everyone he works with.
  • Iris Out: A common way to end an episode is with an iris out on a character, usually Wolffy.
  • Iron Butt-Monkey: Wolffy, definitely. He's been blasted into the sky, bitten by piranhas, hit with frying pans, blown up, beaten up, sliced, stabbed, and stomped on (to name a few things he goes through). A blog even counted all the crap he took. He's been hit by a frying pan 9,990+ times, been bitten by piranhas 336 times, been electrocuted 300+ times, been trampled by the goats 260+ times, etc. and still keeps coming back for more.
  • Irony: Occurs a lot, but the incident that takes the cake is the founding of the Goat Village gate. Wolffy went back in time to ruin Weslie's genes so he would be easier to catch. But since he helped his ancestors catch the goats, goats are extinct in the present. He then has to go back again to stop his ancestors from killing the goats. This time, he saves the goats, tells them how to build their gate, and tries to fend off the attacking wolves single-handedly. That's right, that is the nameless hero's identity.
  • Kid Detective: In the season The Little Detective, Weslie becomes a detective and solves mysteries.
  • Kids Driving Cars:
    • The young goats drive various vehicles in Happy Formula.
    • The young goats drive a big train in Marching to the New Wonderland.
  • Kissing Discretion Shot: In episode 495, Paddi kisses Sparky during a performance of Sleeping Beauty, but another goat appears in front of them, blocking the kiss from the audience. However, we do get to see the kiss in episode 496.
  • Language Barrier: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Animals & Plants episode 3, a small penguin and a large penguin can't understand each other because they don't use the same kinds of sounds. The larger penguin is actually Wolffy disguised a penguin, so he probably couldn't understand the small penguin in the first place.
  • Leitmotif:
    • The goats, and any other friendly group for that matter, have a soothing, peaceful tune accompanying them.
    • When the wolves, and any other antagonistic group, attack, they have a harder, more urgent tune.
  • Lethal Chef: Episode 173 revolves around disgusting cookies. No one wants to eat these cookies, and they're bad enough to kill a goldfish with one bite.
  • Letter Motif: The goats' Chinese names are all tied together with the Chinese character 羊 (yang), which means "sheep" or "goat".
  • Level Ate: Episode 5 of Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun has one of these. When the characters are outside skiing, the world has huge sprinkles, candy canes, and lollipops.
  • Licensed Game: Quite a few games were released on Android. One particular game was released worldwide: Where's My Water? Featuring XYY.
  • Lighter and Softer: Pleasant Goat Fun Class. Everyone is cuter and kinder, they teach the viewer about the world, and the spin-off is aimed at preschoolers.
  • Loves My Alter Ego: One of the unnamed goats falls for Sparky in his super costume which was designed for Tibbie so it ends up adding curves to him and changing his voice. The goat thought he was female.
  • Lull Destruction: Silence is replaced with constant grunting, giggling, etc.
  • Made of Explodium: In Happy, Happy, Bang! Bang! episode 82, Wolffy spins a slot machine. The slot machine stops at a row of 3 bombs, causing it to immediately blow up in Wolffy's face.
  • Made of Indestructium: In the Joys of Seasons episode "Candy House Fantasy", Wolffy can't seem to damage Paddi's candy house, no matter what weapons he uses.
    Wolffy: What kind of house is this anyway? It just won't break! How do you even build something like this?
  • Mad Libs Catchphrase: In earlier Pleasant Goat Fun Class episodes, Weslie says, "So, kids, ______? We will see you all (again) next time!" at the end of the episode. ______ is usually something about remembering what the episode was about, but it can have other variations too.
  • Magic Music: In episode 61, Wolffy hops and sings a short song to magically turn himself into paper.
  • Man on Fire: In episode 5, Weslie uses a torch on Wolffy, who is disguised as a tree. The torch sets his entire body on fire.
  • Market-Based Title: The Filipino dub translates the title as Pleasant Goat and the Big Bad Wolf.
  • Marshmallow Dream: The title card of Joys of Seasons episode 2 shows Paddi dreaming that he is eating a grass cake. He wakes up to find he was eating his own pillow while he was sleeping.
  • Meaningful Name: Happy Goat is happy, Lazy Goat is lazy, etc.
  • Medium Blending: Around the World in 20 Days is about the characters exploring the world expo in Shanghai. The series incorporates real photos of the expo and the countries featured while still featuring the normal animated characters.
  • Merging the Branches: Marching to the New Wonderland and War of Invention are two different sub-series that usually aren't related to each other. Rescue Across Time is the fourth season of the Marching to the New Wonderland series. Rescue Across Time continues where the Marching to the New Wonderland sub-series left off with the goats going on another adventure in their trains like past seasons. Rescue Across Time also continues where the War of Invention sub-series left off as it begins with Weslie thinking he's friends with Wolffy after the events of the last season.
  • Minimalistic Cover Art: The eighth movie uses the variant Single Object Focus. One version of the 2018 poster has Wolffy's face and pretty much nothing else.
  • Mini-Golf Episode:
    • In episode 60, Wolffy plays golf with the goats. At first he plays golf and messes with the goats' golf balls, but he eventually uses the game as an opportunity to distract the goats and attempt to catch them.
    • The yonkoma manhua includes a short comic where Sparky hits a golf ball... and it hits The Face of the Sun.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: In episode 17, Wolffy gives himself the wings of an owl in one of his attempts to catch the goats.
  • The Mole: In the season Mighty Little Defenders, Wolffy becomes a dog. He tries to make everyone think he's the cute Team Pet of the goats. In reality, he's still allied with the wolves.
  • Moon Rabbit: In the third movie, the gang meets Queen Luna, a rabbit who is the queen of the moon. Her brother Wandi helps them throughout their adventure.
  • Motion Comic: The show has a magazine with comics featuring the characters. There's a series of motion comics based off of the physical comics featuring typical dialogue bubbles and comic book transitions.
  • The Movie: It has nine movies so far. Production company Creative Power Entertaining intended to make films for every animal of the Eastern Zodiac but they stopped basing their films off it.
  • Movie Theater Episode: In Happy, Happy, Bang! Bang! episode 38, the goats go to a theater to watch a movie called Dao Yang Kong Jian. Wolffy uses this as an opportunity to catch the goats.
  • Multi-Part Episode: The final episode of the first season has multiple parts.
  • Myopic Architecture: In the Joys of Seasons episode "Candy House Fantasy", Paddi builds a candy house. He stays in his candy house when Wolffy tries to capture him. It seems like it's almost impossible to damage the house, but the house has one major flaw: Wolffy can eat the house really easily.

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  • Name and Name: Used for the original Chinese version, Xǐ Yángyáng Yǔ Huī Tàiláng.
  • Near-Villain Victory: Happens a lot. Wolffy gets really close to eating the goats, often even tying them up and putting them in a boiling pot, but the goats always escape at the very last minute.
  • Negative Continuity: Mainly for classic episodes, as some later seasons have more continuity. Wolffy might be in a dire situation at the end of an episode, but he's always healthy and back home at his castle by the start of the next episode. It makes sense, though; Wolffy does always say he'll be back.
  • New Job Episode: In episode 342, Sparky becomes a police officer and monitors Goat Village. He does this in an attempt to impress Tibbie.
  • New Season, New Title: A lot of seasons tend to have unique titles, such as Mighty Little Defenders, The Little Detective, Around the World in 20 Days, etc.
  • New Year Has Come:
    • The season Joys of Seasons includes a Story Arc about the Chinese New Year, starting with eating laba congee and ending with a celebration of the Lantern Festival.
    • Every year, the show has short greetings to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Here's the 2019 celebration.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: In episode 1 of Marching to the New Wonderland, the goats use their new trains to fight Wolffy in his Celestial Wolf train. Tibbie manages to break the gun on the Celestial Wolf, keeping Wolffy from shooting at them and giving the goats the perfect chance to attack... and then Sparky repairs that gun, not realizing that his train is the repair train. Cue Wolffy quickly using the opportunity to attack the goats with his shrinking powder.
  • The Night Owl: Paddi sometimes exhibits behaviors typical of a night owl. One manhua strip has him get out of bed at night to eat food and another manhua strip has him turn off his computer and go to sleep only for him to stay up late using his phone.
  • No Antagonist: The TV show has a conflict, but the 4-panel manhua is usually just about the daily lives of the goats and Wolffy appears far less often.
  • Non-Fatal Explosions: As expected, nobody ever actually dies from these, but it does cause distress and/or Amusing Injuries.
  • Novelization: The animated series has received physical storybooks, comic books, and more that tell the stories in a printed format.
  • Now Which One Was That Voice?: The English dub doesn't credit the English voice actors. It only credits the original Chinese cast.
  • Obstacle Ski Course: Heavily downplayed in Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun episode 5. Tibbie goes skiing and ends up being chased by a Snowlem. The ski course includes only one obstacle, a huge popsicle, but Tibbie still has to avoid the popsicle while the Snowlem ends up running into it.
  • Ocular Gushers: Upset characters might cry tears that look like waterfalls.
  • Off-Model: The egg-shaped aliens are blue and pilot a regular flying saucer. Another time, they're green and pilot a ramen-bowl shaped spaceship.
  • The Olympics: This series had several Olympic episodes, as a tribute to the Beijing 2008 Olympics.
  • One-Word Title: Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Animals & Plants features an encyclopedia with the creative title Encyclopedia.
  • Opaque Lenses: In an official GIF, Weslie wears glasses and his eyes cannot be seen at all.
  • Open-Door Opening:
    • Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Animals & Plants episode 1 begins with the goats opening the door to the knowledge treasure-house.
    • The Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! opening begins with Wolffy leaving an elevator and opening the door to the business he works at.
  • Orange/Blue Contrast: Done with some of the logos. For example, the Flying Island: The Sky Adventure logo has the title in orange and the subtitle in blue.
  • Paper People: Episode 61 revolves around Wolffy being able to flatten himself by singing a magic song. This allows him to squeeze through the gate to Goat Village.
  • Parental Bonus: Joys of Seasons episode 42 features a pirate whose name and appearance heavily resemble Luffy from One Piece. Pleasant Goat's target audience probably isn't that familiar with One Piece, so this reference seems to be aimed at older viewers.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: White Wolf has bangs intentionally over one eye.
  • Pinball Projectile: The characters play badminton in episode 21 of Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun. When Wolffy hits the shuttlecock, it ricochets all over the walls of the room before it finally lands on Weslie's side of the playing field.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: The male Weslie is associated with the color blue and the female Tibbie is associated with the color pink.
  • The Place: Flying Island: The Sky Adventure takes place in a flying island, as stated in the title.
  • Planet of Steves: Nearly every goat is named "X Goat" and every wolf "X Wolf."
  • Please Subscribe to Our Channel:
    • Creative Power Entertaining puts this in the descriptions of their official YouTube uploads: "Follow us and watch the latest animations of Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf."
    • Several of the official YouTube uploads end with Weslie pointing to the subscribe button and Wolffy pointing to more videos.
  • Pokémon Speak: The Joys of Seasons episode "The Best Pet" shows the goats playing with their pets. Paddi's pet, Eggy, and Tibbie's pet, Tibtib, can only say their respective names.
  • Powers in the First Episode: Happens with some seasons. For example, the first episode of The Little Detective has Weslie get his detective gear and learn how to use his new abilities to solve cases.
  • Precious Puppy: In the season Mighty Little Defenders, Wolffy is transformed into a cute puppy. Initially he tries to get back to his normal state, but he eventually uses his dog form to go undercover.
  • Predator-Prey Friendship: In Mighty Little Defenders, one of the goats' main goals is for the wolves to stop preying on them and become friends with them. It's not an easy task, but they eventually become friends.
  • Premiseville: Goat Village is, as its name implies, a village populated by goats.
  • Previously On: Whenever an episode is a continuation of a past episode, they will sum up the past episode in about 20 seconds and explain how it leads into the current episode.
  • Produce Pelting: In episode 184, the wolves are mad at Wolffy and throw several objects at him, including a few tomatoes.
  • Pun-Based Title:
    • The season Marching to the New Wonderland includes the word "xīhā" in its Chinese title, meaning either "hahaha" or "hip-hop". This is a pun because the opening includes a hip-hop portion and the season itself is about Weslie's humorous adventures.
    • The season Man Jing Tou uses this. "Manjingtou" means "slow motion", but the first word "màn" (slow) is changed into the word "màn" as in "manhua".
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: Weslie in Rescue Across Time, upon learning that Wolffy's back to his old ways: "You're... still... catching... goats?"
  • Punny Name: The wolves' Chinese names end in "太狼" ("Tàiláng"). This is a pun on the Japanese language. "太狼" ("Tàiláng") and "太郎" ("Tàiláng") are homophones in the Chinese language, and "太郎" is also the Japanese name Tarō, meaning "the first son". Japanese names can appear aggressive in the Chinese language, and this fits the evil wolves.
  • Quarter Hour Short: Most episodes are around 11 minutes long.
  • Remaster: Some old episodes have been re-released in HD.
  • Rapid Aging: The cast ages rapidly in the episode where the Earth begins spinning uncontrollably fast when the aliens' spaceship gets caught in its orbit.
  • Ray Gun: In some seasons, Weslie can shoot bright rays with a ray gun.
  • Reaching Towards the Audience: The 2017 poster of movie 8 features Weslie reaching his arm out at the audience while looking fierce.
  • Real Place Background: Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! takes place in a building clearly modeled after the Creative Power Entertaining company headquarters. You can see the company entrance in several shots complete with the company logo and there are often posters in the background of Creative Power Entertaining's other shows.
  • Recycled Title: Occasionally the show uses episode titles that are similar to, if not the exact same as previous episodes. Sometimes they will slightly change the title by using a different word with the same meaning. For example, episode 122 and Happy, Happy, Bang! Bang! episode 15 are both titled "Saving Wolffy", despite being different episodes.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: The villain Wolnie is a gray wolf who wears red clothes.
  • Repetitive Name: Tibbie's pet is named Tibtib.
  • Road Runner vs. Coyote: Wolffy tries to capture and consume the goats, but inevitably fails every single time, much to the disappointment of his wife Wolnie.
  • Rock–Paper–Scissors: In the beginning of episode 60, Weslie and Wolffy play a few rounds of this game and have fun.
  • Roll Out the Red Carpet: In the beginning of episode 495, Wolffy arrives at a show well-dressed. He begins walking down a red carpet and waving at everyone, only for him to fall over on a watermelon.
  • Running Gag: In episode 181, Banana Wolf's banana keeps getting accidentally sliced with a sword, and Banana Wolf always gets a new banana only for the same thing to happen again.
  • Running on All Fours: Wolffy has been seen running on all fours a few times.
  • Santa Claus: In one episode of the show, the characters celebrate Christmas and dress up as Santa Claus.
  • Sapient Eat Sapient: The sapient wolves attempt to eat the sapient goats.
  • Save the Villain: The goats save the wolves every so often, usually resulting in the latter trying to capture them anyway or because they're not particularly "soft-handed" in their defences.
  • Scooby Stack: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Animals & Plants episode 1, the goats peak around the door to the knowledge treasure-house and their heads are all in a column.
  • Screen Shake: The screen shakes quite a bit when Wolffy yells through a megaphone in episode 5 of Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun.
  • Second Person Attack: There are quite a few cases where either Wolnie or the goats hit Wolffy and the screen shows the attack from Wolffy's point of view.
  • Self-Duplication: Xiao Shen Long from the fourth film has the ability to duplicate himself.
  • Sentient Vehicle: In Happy Formula, the characters drive their own cars. The cars are at least a little sentient since they know what's going on around them and they often look ahead or look at who's driving them.
  • Sequel Hook: Mighty Little Defenders is about whether or not the goats can befriend the wolves. At the very end of the final episode, one of the wolves is upset about the newly-formed friendship and wants to stop it. This suggests that the conflict between the goats and wolves isn't really over and that it's possible for more stories to be written about their conflict.
  • Series Continuity Error:
    • Wolnie gave birth to four cubs in the third movie but in the seasons following that movie, Wilie is still an only child.
    • There's the matter of Wolffy's scar. The 3rd movie showed him with it when he met Wolnie, the series showed him without it in the first years of their marriage.
    • Wolffy and Wolnie's marriage itself. The early seasons implied they had dated before it was retconned by The Movie into an arranged wedding.
    • Weslie was once seen as a Lightning Bruiser, able to outrun Wolffy at every turn and curb stomp him with just his feet and hands. It never happened again.
    • Wolffy and Wolnie were terrified/shocked at seeing a tiger in an early episode (actually Paddi, Sparky, and Weslie in disguise), which raises some questions since they don't seem to mind Brother Tai and in season 3, Wolffy was seen being bullied by a tiger in his childhood.
    • Weslie's mother had a cameo in the second movie. She looks noticeably different in the third one.
  • Series Goal: Throughout the entire show, the main goal is for Wolffy (who sometimes borders on being a Villain Protagonist) to catch and eat the goats, no matter what it takes. Failure Is the Only Option for him.
  • Shaped Like Itself:
    • Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Animals & Plants features an encyclopedia with the creative title Encyclopedia.
    • In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Chapter of Animals & Plants episode 2, Weslie feels the need to point out that "Tree squirrels live in the trees, ground squirrels live in grounds, and rock squirrels live in rock crevices!" as if it weren't already easy to tell by reading the names of the types of squirrels he describes.
  • Ship Sinking: Sparky and Tibbie, sunk as often as it's teased, frequently with Tibbie shouting "I hate Sparky!", then forgiving him, then saying the exact same thing again.
  • Episode 342 is named "Police Story".
  • The goats put on a play of Sleeping Beauty in episode 495.
  • Does the title Around the World in 20 Days strike anyone as a reference to Around the World in 80 Days?
  • Episode 18 of Around the World in 20 Days has references to real American people.
  • Joys of Seasons episode 15 is called "Toy Story". The episode itself does not resemble the film apart from both being about Living Toys, but given that Pleasant Goat has named several of its episodes after well-known films, they most likely named the episode "Toy Story" as a shout-out to the film.
  • In Joys of Seasons episode 42, the goats go on a pirate adventure and meet Mr. Lǎofēi, a pirate who wears a straw hat.
  • Tetris is played in the beginnings of episodes of Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right!
  • In Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right!, there are posters on the background of Creative Power Entertaining's other shows.
  • The Super Mario Bros. coin sound appears in episode 5 of Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun.
  • The Little Detective episode 1 has a wall painting of Creative Power Entertaining's other show Fun Alliance.
  • Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Travel Around the World episode 20 has a reference to National Basketball Association merchandise.
  • In Mighty Little Defenders episode 1, Wolffy uses General Wolf's functional chip in an attempt to catch the goats, but it transforms him into a dog. The Transformation Sequence in this scene greatly resembles the ones used in Sailor Moon.
  • Signing-Off Catchphrase: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class, two different lines are used.
    • In the endings of earlier episodes, Weslie says, "So, kids, ______? We will see you all (again) next time!" where ______ is a Mad Libs Catchphrase.
    • In later episodes, after each episode's song is over, Weslie says, "Was this a pleasant-sounding song? We will see you all next time!" and the episode ends.
  • Similar to the Show: There's a commerical for tissues and towels that looks just like the normal show.
  • Slapstick Knows No Gender: Tibbie and Jonie are just as susceptible to Amusing Injuries as the male goats.
  • Slice of Life: The TV show has a conflict, but the 4-panel manhua is usually just about the daily lives of the goats and Wolffy appears far less often.
  • Slippery Skid: In the beginning of episode 495, Wolffy walks down a red carpet to head to a show. Another character drops their watermelon on the carpet and Wolffy trips on it and falls.
  • The Smurfette Principle: In most episodes of Pleasant Goat Fun Class, Tibbie is the only female main character.
  • Snot Bubble: It's not uncommon for characters (particularly Paddi) to have snot bubbles when they're asleep.
  • Snowlems: Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun episode 5 features a living snowman who gets mad when the characters throw snowballs at him.
  • The Song Remains the Same: Some of the English dubs leave the theme songs in Chinese.
  • Space Is Noisy: In the third movie, Weslie and Wolffy are accidentally sent outside of the candy spaceship and into space. They can still talk perfectly fine while in space.
  • Speaking Simlish: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Animals & Plants episode 3, two penguins (the larger one is actually Wolffy) speak in completely random noises. They happen to use different kinds of random noises, which is why they can't understand each other.
  • Spinoff: Pleasant Goat Fun Class, where the characters are much younger versions of themselves who learn about the world around them.
  • Spin-Off Babies: Pleasant Goat Fun Class makes the characters younger and cuter. It focuses on them exploring and learning about the world.
  • Spooky Painting: In Joys of Seasons episode 78, the goats make a painting that moves around and has swirling eyes. The painting doesn't scare the goats, but it scares the other characters.
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Certain episodes and seasons give the wolves enough focus that it blurs the line between whether they or the goats are the protagonists.
  • Squashed Flat: In episode 55, Jonie lays down and squashes Wolffy, causing everyone to think Wolffy is dead.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Animals & Plants episode 1, Wolffy surprises the goats by showing up out of nowhere and taking the encyclopedia.
  • Stellar Name: The third movie features the queen of the moon, whose name is appropriately Queen Luna.
  • Stewed Alive: Wolffy often tries to eat the goats by tying them up and putting them in a boiling pot.
  • The Stinger: In the final episode of Mighty Little Defenders, after the end of the episode, there's a scene where one of the wolves is upset about the friendship between the goats and the wolves.
  • Stock Animal Diet: It has an anthropomorphic wolf and his wife who try to hunt the (equally anthropomorphic) neighboring goats.
  • Stock Footage: The same clip of Paddi kissing Sparky plays twice in episode 496.
  • Story Arc: Usually episodes are self-contained, but sometimes they'll throw in a story arc that lasts several episodes and tells a deeper story. Some examples would be the Great War in the Bizarre World arc which takes up quite a bit of season 1 and the arc in Smart Dodging.
  • Strictly Formula: Often falls into this. Wolffy tries to find a way to capture the goats, he gets really close to winning, and then the goats escape at the last minute. Though later seasons don't follow the formula as much.
  • Super-Deformed: The end credits for Marching to the New Wonderland show the characters in a cuter art style with bigger heads.
  • Supernatural Is Purple: The magic-using Wizard Wolf wears purple clothing.
  • Sweat Drop: As with other shows by Creative Power Entertaining, Pleasant Goat characters often have sweat drops when they are surprised. The sweat drops are also accompanied with sound effects.
  • Sweet Tooth: Paddi is known to eat a lot of cake and candy. He likes candy so much that he builds a house out of it in the Joys of Seasons episode "Candy House Fantasy".
  • Taking You with Me: The cast loves to use this, usually through suicide bombing but no one ever actually takes anyone out or dies.
  • The Team: All of the goats work as a team to defeat the wolves.
  • Team Hand-Stack: In Smart Dodging episode 29, the goats do a team hand-stack with Wilie when they agree to help him during his training.
  • Team Pet: In the season Mighty Little Defenders, Wolffy gets transformed into a cute dog and he becomes the pet of the goats.
  • Terms of Endangerment: All of the male goats are prone to affectionately calling the villain Wolffy "Mr. Wolffy".
  • Theme Tune Cameo: Many characters have been humming or outright singing the theme of the show.
  • Theme Tune Roll Call: The first Chinese theme song names, in order, Weslie, Tibbie, Paddi, Sparky, Slowy, Old Mandy, Wolnie and Wolffy.
  • Thinking Out Loud: Wolffy often talks to himself out loud about how he plans to catch the goats, even if no one's listening to him. This is because the audience needs to know what Wolffy plans to do.
  • Third-Person Person:
    • Large Ham Wolffy is prone to speaking about himself in the third person, for emphasis. Even more in Chinese.
    • Brother Tai speaks about himself as Brother Tai. Very hammy. More frequent in Chinese.
    • The goats and Wilie do it at times (it's not considered as hammy an act in Mandarin).
  • Trailers Always Spoil: The official YouTube descriptions sometimes give away the endings in their plot summaries.
  • Translated Cover Version: The English dub of Joys of Seasons translates the theme song into English.
  • Triang Relations: Type 5 for Sparky who wants Tibbie who is heavily implied to crush on Weslie. Type 12 for Wolnie, married to Wolffy, and still attracted to White Wolf who has no animosity towards Wolffy. Possibly type 4 for Pink Fox, attracted to Wolffy, who's married to Wolnie. Could also be type 7 for Wolffy, attracted to both Wolnie and Pink Fox. Played for laughs with Brother Tai and Sister Tigress- they're in love with each other, but Sister Tigress thinks he's actually in love with Wolffy.
  • Transformation Sequence: Wolffy gets one parodying Sailor Moon when he uses General Wolf's chip in Mighty Little Defenders episode 1. The sequence ultimately ends with him completely transformed into a dog.
  • A Twinkle in the Sky: Happens at the end of many episodes, when Wolffy's plan is foiled and he is launched into the air while saying his Catch-Phrase.
  • Twinkle Smile: In the opening of Joys of Seasons, Wolffy looks at the camera and his teeth twinkle.
  • Two Girls to a Team: The main group of goats consists of the male goats Weslie, Paddi, Sparky, and Slowy and the female goats Tibbie and Jonie.
  • Tyop on the Cover: One poster calls the show Pleasant Goat and Big Big Walf.
  • Underdogs Never Lose: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun episode 2, Weslie, Paddi, Sparky, and Wolffy hold a race. Weslie has a plane, Sparky has a car, Wolffy has a tank, and Paddi has nothing but his own two feet. Once the race begins, Sparky gets stuck in a hole, Wolffy bumps into a plant, and Weslie bumps into some vines. Paddi, who originally seemed the least likely to win the race, becomes the only remaining contestant and therefore the winner.
  • Universal-Adaptor Cast: These characters have done quite a lot. Just to name some things, they've played sports, raced cars, gone to the ancient times, solved mysteries, explored the sea and the sky, and even worked in an office of all things.
  • Untranslated Title: The season Man Jing Tou appears to be the only season that doesn't even have an English title. This is because it's a Pun-Based Title that's hard to translate. "Manjingtou" means "slow motion", but the first word "màn" (slow) is changed into the word "màn" as in "manhua".
  • Unusual Euphemism: Fried rice plays a heavy part in the wolf couple's life. Wolnie once baited Wolffy with a plate of fried rice if he promises to catch goats, the other option was getting whacked with an even bigger frying pan. He takes a long time debating it, drooling/panting over the rice with flushed cheeks.
    Wolffy: I love your fried rice!
  • Vague Age: Nobody's age has actually been officially confirmed.
  • Variations on a Theme Song: The original theme song was first done by by Ivy Koo, but Joys of Seasons uses a version by Yang Peiyi.
  • Vegetarian Carnivore: In Dear Little Wish episode 43, Whiter Wolf wants to stop eating mutton and become a vegetarian. This is already a difficult task, but it's even more difficult because Wolffy wants him to catch more goats to eat.
  • Vengeful Vending Machine: Vengeful slot machine. In Happy, Happy, Bang! Bang! episode 82, Wolffy spins a slot machine. The slot machine stops at a row of 3 bombs, causing it to immediately blow up in Wolffy's face.
  • Versus Character Splash: Used in episode 21 of Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Sports are Fun. Weslie and Wolffy compete in a game of badminton and it briefly shows a splash screen with Weslie's team vs. Wolffy's team.
  • Villain Episode:
    • I Love Wolffy and I Love Wolffy 2 are wolf-centric.
    • Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right! is centered around Wolffy and his relationships.
  • Vocal Evolution: Practically all the main characters. Weslie's voice went from a reasonably low-pitched voice to a higher, more effeminate one. Wolffy's went from ranging between deep and higher-pitched nasally to settling on the lighter one. In short, their voices are getting progressively higher.
  • Villain Opening Scene: Some episodes begin by showing the main villain Wolffy thinking of a way to catch the goats.
  • Villain Protagonist: Wolffy is given enough focus in certain episodes and seasons that he borders on being the protagonist sometimes.
  • Visible Invisibility: In Marching to the New Wonderland episode 2, Paddi and Jonie make their train invisible, leaving it mostly transparent but still visible.
  • Visible Sigh: It's pretty common for characters to have little white clouds when they sigh heavily.
  • Voice Over Translation: The Vietnamese dub features a Vietnamese woman talking over the Chinese audio.
  • Vomit Discretion Shot: Wolffy in episode 173. After he eats disgusting cookies, he has a Vomit Indiscretion Shot at first only to later have a normal discretion shot where he vomits a crab out of his mouth off-screen.
  • Vomit Indiscretion Shot: In episode 173, Paddi eats disgusting cookies only to vomit them out on-screen. Wolffy later vomits out a frog after eating the cookies.
  • Wasteful Wishing: Wolffy wastes all three of his wishes with Xiao Jing Ling/Little Fairy. He wishes he was outside, then wishes to have the goats with him, which puts him back into the cave, then wishes for three more wishes which is against the rules and earns him a whack.
  • Weather-Control Machine: Cannons are weather control machines in Flying Island: The Sky Adventure episode 5. Large weather fruits can be shot out of cannons to form different weather patterns in the sky.
  • We Will Meet Again: Wolffy's Catch-Phrase is "I'll be back!" or a variant of it, which he says every time he loses to the goats. Surely enough, he always comes back the next day to try again to capture the goats.
  • Weird Moon: The moon as depicted in the third movie is a world filled with candy and sweets.
  • What Song Was This Again?: The Chinese theme song begins with a Theme Tune Roll Call of the main characters: "Weslie, Tibbie, Paddi, Sparky, Slowy, Old Mandy, Wolnie, Wolffy". The English version changes these lyrics and doesn't name the characters at all: "I look up, I look down, and everywhere I go, I'm happy that I know life's like a miracle". Downplayed as only this verse is changed and the rest of the song is still similar to the original.
  • Wheel o' Feet: In Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Travel Around the World episode 24, the goats try to get onto a train but don't have tickets. Someone then runs past them, with his legs being represented by a spinning swirl shape, and drops enough tickets for all of the goats to board the train.
  • Wingding Eyes:
    • Characters often have spirals in their eyes when they're dizzy.
    • In the first episode of Mr.Wolffy, Mr.Right!, Wolffy has hearts in his eyes when he sees a girl that he loves.
  • Wolves Always Howl at the Moon: The first episode gives a reason why they howl at the moon - it's to commemorate Martial Wolf's efforts to catch the goats.
  • Word Salad Title: What does Happy, Happy, Bang! Bang! actually mean?
  • World in the Sky: Flying Island: The Sky Adventure, as its name implies. Weslie's friends are sent to different floating worlds and Weslie has to travel through the sky to find his friends.
  • World of Funny Animals: A majority of characters are anthropomorphic animals, primarily goats and wolves.
  • World Tour: Pleasant Goat Fun Class: Travel Around the World is about the goats going on a trip around the world to learn about different cultures and find the treasure of knowledge.
  • Written Sound Effect: Sounds such as Wolffy getting hit or a character yelling often have written sound effects.
  • The X of Y: The seasons Joys of Seasons and War of Invention.
  • Yonkoma: There's a 4-column comic strip of small, fun stories with little context.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: In episode 234, Wolffy flies to the desert in a Flying Saucer. His ship happens to land on a tall cactus, so when he gets out, he falls to the ground and has no easy way to reach the ship again or travel home. Later he arduously climbs the tall spiky cactus to get back to the ship. While Wolffy's climbing the cactus, the goats take Wolffy's ship and fly away, leaving Wolffy with no means at all of returning to Green Green Grassland. Cue Wolffy shivering in the desert saying his Defeat Catchphrase.
  • You Dirty Rat!: One of these appears in episode 60. They keep annoying Wolffy by bumping and moving around his golf ball.


 
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