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As expected from a generally light-hearted and wacky series, there's bound to be a bunch of these moments.
Even he compliments that was a good comeback.
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    Puyo Puyo 
  • Arle's encounter with Schezo in the original game's CD remake, specifically the extended version when played on Hardest. Schezo says his (always misunderstood) Catch Phrase, but Arle completely misinterprets it as wanting something...more than that, turning red and saying she's not a lady yet and her heart's not ready. Schezo could only stare blankly, baffled at how this conversation derailed that far, complete with a nose drip and his sword getting droopier as she rambles on.
  • In the final cutscene, leading to the match against Satan (Dark Price), he tries to make an epic entrance... which gets completely blown when Arle calls him Santa.

    Puyo Puyo TSU 
  • After completing the very short Easy mode, Arle proclaims herself to be the greatest Puyo Master, only to be interrupted by none other than the Dark Prince himself, beckoning challengers to battle in his tower. Arle agrees...but decides she'll do it tomorrow and walks out on him. Cue the Dark Prince yelling at her to come back as if his plans were foiled before they truly began.
  • The game gives you a secret opponent as a last chance to level up before you hit a Non Standard Game Over, such as Owlbear at Level 2, or Zoh Daimaoh at Level 5. The one at Level 1? Masked Prince. You'd have to really try and score as little as possible to achieve this, but there's some hilarious Irony fighting the True Final Boss at Level 1.
  • The Non Standard Game Over is simply Arle unceremoniously getting booted out of the tower, complete with "おしまい (THE END)" in the shot.
  • Masked Satan's appearance, combined with how Satan is trying to enforce himself as an entirely different person. In some versions, he even spells his name out loud in kana to point that out to Arle, who never buys it and keeps demanding him to take off the mask.
  • In certain home versions of the game, Masked Prince's mask shatters and falls off when he's defeated, leaving Arle shocked to see that he's none other than Satan himself... at least, that's what he'd like to think. He's shocked she didn't fall for it, even after she already told him she knew it was him. You can see the fan-translated Super Puyo Puyo Tsu version here and the voice-acted PlayStation version here.
  • In the Sega Saturn and Playstation versions, though, they have an entirely new set of cutscenes for more hilarity.
    • Scylla invites Arle to relax in a hot spring. This, however, is a ruse to get Arle to lower her guard so she can be at an advantage. Thirty minutes pass and she manages to overheat Arle...and herself, both of them passing out in the spring.
    • When Arle faces off against Incubus, what he tells her is so bad that half of his dialogue has to be censored with sound effects, causing Arle to turn red and cover her face.
    • Draco flies in with her own fanfare. Instead of taking on Arle in a Puyo match, she wants to take her on in a beauty contest, and even went so far as to buy Arle a swimsuit. To Arle's shock, Draco takes off her dress revealing her own swimsuit (identical to the one seen in SUN). Arle is completely embarrassed while Draco urges her to hurry up and put it on.
    • Upon running into Schezo, Arle immediately calls him a pervert. When Schezo demands to know why she said that, Arle keeps calling him that way, and the word "pervert" that appears over Schezo's head somehow lands on his head as if it were tangible. Schezo throws a fit and shoves it off, and tries to be intimidating to Arle... only to discover she was ignoring him the whole time. Schezo goes Color Failure as a result.
    • When you battle Satan (Dark Prince), he will be dressed as Santanote . Arle goes full Color Failure when that happens, then Face Faults when Carbuncle steals Satan's gifts.

    Puyo Puyo SUN 
  • Really though, it's harder to find what isn't funny in SUN.
  • Draco's story:
    • VS Skeleton T Skeleton T is just enjoying some tea, until Draco breathes fire on his pot and evaporates the tea, needless to say, Skeleton T was NOT happy.
    • VS Harpy After finding Harpy on the ground, Draco give her some water, Harpy then decides to sing a song...and destroy Draco's ears.
    • VS Choppun A high tide surprises Draco, and the wave that Choppun starts to surf on carries Draco away, leaving a funny background moment.
    • Ending Once you get past the blatant fan service, Draco finally gets to sunbathe...and gets sunburnt so much she gets launched into space.
  • Arle's story:
    • VS Draco Arle finds a sunburnt Draco on the ground, upon seeing Arle, Draco challenges her, but immediately falls back down because she feels dizzy. If you went to Normal right after clearing Easy, then this scene happened almost immediately.
    • VS Incubus Incubus asks Arle on a date, and not only does he get rejected, his makeup starts running because he is sweating, warranting an "Oh shit!" from him.
    • VS Kikimora Walking along the path, Arle notices Kikimora 'spring cleaning.' After trying to walk past, Kikimora trips her up, give her a lecture, then runs around with Arle on the end of her mop. She's basically mopping the floor with her.
    • VS Nohoho Nohoho is eating some curry, when spots appear all over him, he deduces he is allergic to curry. This freaks Arle out and sends her into a frenzy of itching herself.
    • VS Kodomo Dragon Kodomo Dragon claims to have found an 'unusual insect.' Arle looks around, asking where, only for a net to go over her head and Kodomo Dragon stating he 'caught the insect.' Arle is, understandably, angry.
    • VS Witch. Lesson: Never sleep on a tree alongside other sleeping people.
    • VS Zoh Diamaoh Zoh hates the heat so much, he burns a hole through the ground. leaving Arle to panic and scream 'It's a natural disaster!'
    • VS Honeybee Arle notices Honeybee just in time to avoid the 'Assault from the sky', but Honeybee then repeats the phrase multiple times while chasing Arle around in a circle.
    • VS Ragnus Ragnus is poking at a Puyo with his sword before plunging his sword into it, gaining some EXP to 'Level Up' into his adult form...only for his pants to fall. It's worth reminding that this was Ragnus's first appearance in the series. There's also the weirdly funny irony in Arle telling him that Puyo don't like to be bullied...when they're popped en masse as spell fodder in matches.
    • VS Rulue Rulue is actually nice to Arle... until Arle requests Rulue to take her to Dark Prince's castle. Rulue then asks Minotouros (who's keeping her cool by waving a leaf at her like a fan) to dispatch of Arle, he blows Arle away with the leaf...right into Rulue and they go flying to the ocean.
    • VS Schezo Arle immediately starts teasing a sunburnt Schezo, quickly enraging him and causing him to flail his sword wildly at her.
    • VS Dark Prince Arle questions Dark Prince about why he made the sun large, he misinterprets it as his plan to attract girls already working. Arle immediately launches 'Fire' and set him alight, making him jump around like crazy as Arle threatens to 'burn him until he's as dark as a grilled fish.'
    • Ending Arle switches off the sun-enlarging beam, and the sun is back to normal. Carbuncle comes in, fires his laser, and the sun is large again...way to go.
  • Schezo's story:
    • VS Kodomo Dragon A heat derived Schezo gets snared in Kodomo Dragon's trap. As Kodomo Dragon celebrates capturing another 'insect', Schezo starts ranting on his dark mage status causing Kodomo Dragon to immediately lose interest... leaving Schezo hanging in the trap.
    • VS Witch. DUEL OF PERVERTS! At least, that's what Schezo calls it.
    • VS Zoh Diamaoh Zoh finally gets out of the hole he burned in Arle's story. Schezo, completely freaked out by this, calls him a demon, which makes Zoh mad (again) and makes him burn ANOTHER hole in the ground, taking Schezo with him and setting him on fire!
    • VS Honeybee Honeybee launches another 'Assault from the sky' and stabs Schezo in the back of the head. The stab doesn't go unnoticed, but because he doesn't realize where Honeybee is, he brushes it off as his imagination, and walks off...with Honeybee still stuck to his head.
    • VS Ragnus Ragnus tries to launch an attack on Schezo, but misses and turns back into a child. Schezo absolutely relishes in his misfortune, causing Ragnus to throw a tantrum.
    • VS Rulue Rulue, sunbathing, immediately assumes Schezo is looking at her, and calls him a pervert. Schezo manages to ignore her and walk by, prompting confrontation from Rulue, only for things to get awkward when Rulue assumes Schezo's gay.
    • VS Arle Of course, any time Schezo gets to Arle, he has to mess up his words and be called a pervert. Schezo gets mad enough to the point where he starts swinging his sword wildly.
    • VS Dark Prince Schezo burns a bald spot onto Dark Prince's head. Dark Prince's reaction is priceless.
    • Ending After breaking the sun enlarging device, Dark Prince sneaks up behind Schezo and beats the crap out of him. Schezo is having none of it, complete with a fourth-wall break.
  • Typically, you'd have to input some sort of in-game cheat code to play as a secret character. In here, you have to hold START while highlighting as Arle or Schezo to play as Carbuncle and Dark Prince respectively. Do it on Zoh Daimaoh, though? Everyone turns into Zoh.

    Puyo Puyo BOX 
  • In Puyo Box, Arle finds Schezo sleeping on a bridge with no easy way to get him off (serving as the roadblock until you clear the first boss). What does she do to clear the way? Scald him with hot tea. Schezo frantically hops around and throws himself into the river, never to be seen again... But in actuality, he's one of the penultimate bosses. And you fight him when he's only in his underwear because his clothes are hung to dry!
  • Upon reaching the Tower of Happiness, Arle slots in her medals to open the door. At least, that's what's supposed happen, leaving a baffled Arle to battle Rulue for entry rights to the tower. The camera then pans over to reveal an unplugged outlet, revealing that the tower didn't even have any power!

    Puyo Pop (GBA) / Minna de Puyo Puyo 
  • Arle, everywhere from being a Deadpan Snarker to catching up to every character's Running Gag, such as Kikimora's tutorials or Zoh Daimaoh's You Shall Not Pass!. This goes Up to Eleven in the overseas version's english cutscenes.
    Incubus: Hey! I just want to get to know you! What's your sign, baby?
    Arle: Octagon. As in "stop".
  • In the final story mode location, Arle encounters the typical final enemies she's always encountered... until halfway-through, where she encounters Skeleton-T of all characters, who states he's become much more powerful... even though his AI is literally the same as before, the only difference being the drop speed. It's so unexpected it's difficult not to laugh.
  • The story mode involves Arle collecting pieces of a MacGuffin. When Dark Prince gives her the final piece and she completes it, she realizes it's a ticket for two of a spa. Arle promptly throws it (And Dark Prince's hopes) away, when she states she has no one to go along with.
    • There's also an alternate ending if you collect all the collectibles in the area. Dark Prince discloses what the runes are made of: CURRY. Arle instead breaks it in pieces, releasing the suppressed scent, and deciding to head home to cook some curry. It's implied she cooked with it!
  • The credits sequence has Arle cooking up a plate of curry for Carbuncle. He wanders off as the credits scroll...only for him to trip and spill his plate on Dark Prince (who's still in a pile of Puyo) at the end.

    Puyo Pop Fever 
  • At the end of the WakuWaku Course, Accord congratulates Amitie on finding her flying cane, and suggests Amitie should get the reward, Amitie, trying to be humble, claims she doesn't have to, so Accord leaves without giving Amitie the reward, leaving Amitie lost for words.
  • At the end of the HaraHara Course, Raffina asks Ms. Accord for her prize, Accord asks her to turn around and close her eyes, when she does, Accord pulls out a giant hammer and whacks her on the head, then steals her catchphrase "Oh la-ti-da."

    Puyo Puyo Fever 2 
  • Amitie's WakuWaku course:
    • VS Frankensteins. When Amitie notices their challenge, she complains about how it's a '2 on 1 fight', she then goes offscreen and comes back carrying Dongurigaeru on her head, claiming to be 'long lost brother and sister' and she dubs him 'Ribbitie'. Clearly, the Frankensteins don't believe her. Dongurigaeru sighs, jumps off Amitie's head and rolls away, leaving Amitie pleading for him to come back.
    • VS Lemres. Poor guy does not realize how creepy offering candy when you are a complete stranger for her looks like. There's also the fact Lemres only bothers to ask Amitie if she's from Primp ''after'' she defeats him. Lemres asks her to bring him to Ms. Accord, which she does... by dragging him to her.
  • Sig's WakuWaku course:
    • Overall, Sig's Hair Antennae. When they twitch, they basically cause anyone to drop whatever topic they were talking about. Oniko (Onion Pixie's girlfriend) falls in love with Sig, which creeps Sig out and makes Onion Pixy mad, Lidelle gets curious and wants to know more about them, which Sig misinterprets as wanting a Puyo battle, and Arle gets briefly frozen by the sight.
    • VS Lemres. The latter greets him, but Sig tries to leave. Lemres stops him, and asks Sig if he's lost. When he says so, Lemres has an "I knew it" moment... because he's also lost, and asks Sig if he's from Primp. After confirming he comes from there, Lemres asks him if they could go there together... but Sig tries to leave again. Lemres stops him again and challenges him to a Puyo battle. Sig beats him, and is about to leave, when he reads the note Ms. Accord gave him at the beginning - he realizes Lemres is the person Amitie has been looking for. So what does Sig do? Patch him up and head back to Primp... leaving him behind. The way he patches Lemres up can also only be described as "throw Lemres around like a blanket that needs to be aired out".
    Lemres: Why, hello there.
    Sig: Bye there. (Attempts to leave)
  • The three HaraHara courses have something in common: The fact that the Big Bad, Possessed Klug, is of no importance for the three main characters, especially Raffina and Sig, who literally take his items and leave him behind (At least Amitie learns from Lemres that he is in possession of Klug's body). Possessed Klug practically begs them to defeat him for real, but he is ignored, and the only reason he gets trapped in his book again is because of the Contrived Coincidence that Amitie, Raffina and Sig were after the three items that powered his possession up. It goes along with the fact that no one bar Lemres (And Amitie, but only because of the former) notices Klug is Not Himself.
  • Amitie's HaraHara course:
    • VS Klug. Klug tries to explain to Amitie about Lemres, so he gives her a magazine that has an article about him. All of a sudden, Amitie blushes at the fact Klug reads "that kind of book"note . Klug gets embarrassed and angered at the fact Amitie was reading "the wrong page". Best part? You can unlock the magazine spread in the Library to read and find out what elicited that reaction: A particularly racey soap ad.
    • VS Dapper Bones. Amitie points out the fact the skeleton that tries to give fashion advice wears no pants. Dapper's reaction is priceless, going stiff and falling over, getting back up in the same pose, and screaming in a high pitched voice challenging Amitie to a puyo battle. Also funny is Amitie's expression at the beginning of the scene, it's as if this happens almost every day and Amitie has gotten tired of it.
    • VS Hoho. Hoho tells Amitie that she won't pass him unless she beats "this superhero in a heated battle." Amitie then tells him to "Say hello to Magical Girl Amitie", and proceeds to pelt him with an onslaught of fireballs.
  • Sig's HaraHara course: The ending. After Ocean Prince picks the Lantern of Star and becomes a dolphin again, he goes to the beach with Sig and frees him from his servitude. Ocean Prince then goes underwater and jumps a few times across the sea... and gets eaten whole by a whale.
    Sig: Oops.

    Puyo Puyo 7 
  • This game marks the debut of Ringo and her overdramatic shocked sprite.
  • Ringo encounters Schezo in the middle of the desert, and gets a firsthand experience of his infamous phrase. She calls him a cosplayer and, unsurprisingly, calls him a pervert. That's not the funny part. The funny comes from Schezo's moment of silence and late realization to being called it.
  • During Episode 18 and 19, Ringo is confronted by Maguro and Risukuma being controlled against their will. Should you select Dark Prince in these cutscenes, Ringo deals with forcing Dark Prince to do it for her. He wants none of it.
    Dark Prince: (vs Maguro) Hey! Go fight your own battles!
    Dark Prince: (vs Risukuma) Will you cut that out already?!

    Puyo Puyo!! 20th Anniversary 
  • In Arle's story, Arle and Schezo confront Rulue who's, unsurprisingly, standing in their way before Dark Prince. Arle comments her devotion to Dark Prince, to which Schezo prompts her to stop before she strikes a nerve...when he himself unintentionally makes Rulue furious from his own commentary on said devotion.
    Arle: Schezo, aren't YOU the one testing her patience!?
  • In the final battle in Lemres's story mode, after fighting sweets withdrawal symptoms, he ends up in the cave Schezo is hiding in. For the latter's disgust, Lemres discovers the cave's secret kitchen, and a wedding cake Schezo was preparing, eating it whole. Lemres's reaction to finding the cake is what sells this scene:
    Lemres: Cakey... cakey... cakey cakey cakey cakey cakey... CAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEYYYYYY!!!
  • Yu & Rei VS Ringo. The latter's freakout upon finding the ghost twins is huge.
  • Schezo's story is basically everyone coming across his cave to annoy him (Ranging from Klug trying to take some crystals to Sig causing a mess to find a bug), then stopping Dark Prince by sheer coincidence.
  • Klug's story. In the first match, he finds a potion on the ground and promptly drinks it up, to the dismay of Witch. After that, Klug gets into a drunk-like state and starts annoying everyone, up to and including taking off his clothes in front of Feli (Who, for the first time, is the one that gets freaked out).
  • Feli VS Ocean Prince. The latter tells Feli he's trying to find a hiding place to avoid his pursuer, and he manages to find one... under Feli's skirt.
  • Draco's story involves her attempt to reach the beach and find "an amazing swimsuit" Arle told her about. From that onwards, Draco continuously gets lost and hurt along the way, until she reaches the beach... where she finds out that swimsuit belongs to Suketoudara.
  • In the end of the Ocean Prince's story, Otomo hears all his complaints about how boring life is within the castle, and promises to not be so stern towards him from then on. While Otomo's making his promises, you can notice how the Ocean Prince slowly sneaks away from Otomo's sight, before he finishes speaking and Witch tells him the Ocean Prince had already left. Otomo resumes his pursuit.
  • Risukuma's story is all about him giving counseling advice to a bunch of random people, all of who either baffle him or test his patience with ridiculous concerns. Some standout cases include...
    • Lidelle can't even talk about hers without breaking into a stutter or tears.
    • Maguro lamenting about the decline of pen-and-paper tabletop gaming.
    • Draco is just hungry, apparently.
    • Schezo's constant failures in seizing Arle and her power. Of course, him being him, he words it in a way that makes it sound like he's incompetent with love confessions.

    Puyo Puyo Tetris 
  • Ringo's constant foreshadowing, such as in the prologue, where Ringo says she wouldn't mind if something unexpected happened, such as her friendsnote  bursting out of the sky. Right on cue, Arle and Amitie arrive, even Ringo says "This feels like...Blatant foreshadowing!" in the Japanese script.
  • Obviously, everything has to happen just after Tee reports no ripples in the Constellation Zone. Just when he says everything is peaceful, the girls come crashing into the Tetra.
  • When Tee and Ringo both declare their desire to use their respective forms of battle, they both stop for a moment and, stunned, realize at the last moment neither of them even understand their system.
  • Jay & Elle listing all the pranks they've done to Ai. It's a lot of pranks.
  • How Ringo and Amitie suggest trying to find Arle... To listen for Carbuncle's signature phrase. It's exactly how they manage to find her.
  • After ending up in the S.S. Tetra, Arle is cornered by Zed. When she's saved by Ringo, Arle tells her Zed was trying to teach her how to be a proper girl. She isn't THAT kind of girl.
  • Tee's rather professional report after his starship crashes.
    Tee: Ship status; very broken. Crew status; very missing.
  • Tee finding Jay & Elle before they can do any mischief.
  • A mind-controlled Raffina demands that Amitie must get out of her way or else she'll "kick her, really, super hard." Yeah, uh, nice choice of words there, Raffina.
  • Ess calls Raffina an arrogant, spoiled, stuck-up, self-entitled girl...when Ess herself isn't so different from her. It certainly doesn't go unnoticed by Tee.
  • After Lemres reveals that two individuals note  were seen while Primp Town was being flooded with tetriminos, Arle and Ringo complain about "that rotten pair" being at it again. Elle and Jay arrive believing they were that "rotten pair". And then they complain when Tee tells them he's not talking about them.
  • Tee gets his first taste of sweets and Lemres just gives him more and more.
  • Arle blames Dark Prince for causing all the events to happen, and his response is to call her a "big stupid meanie" and bawl like a little kid. In the English version, he calls her and her friends "a bunch of meanie-pants."
  • Shortly after arriving to Primp Town, Klug appears, running away from Feli, who is mind-controlled...and he is quick to deny he is running from her out of fear, but instead walked up to the group of his own volition. No one's buying that, Klug.
    • After breaking Feli out of her mind control, no one could tell if the battle did anything due to her being creepy by default. It takes Lemres' presence to prove that she's back to normal.
    • Klug gets into an argument with Feli. Ruining the moment between Lemres and her.
    • The many ways Ringo refers to Feli:
    (Japanese, 2-9) Ringo: It's the manipulating, punishing, darkness-radiating girl...!!
    (English, 2-9) Ringo: Hey, wait, it's you! The super-duper, hairy-scary, evil-weevil, weirdy-wacky, gothy-girl!
    (Japanese, 4-3) Ringo: You there, person who's 5 times scarier than usual!
    (English, 4-3) Ringo: YOU! Little Miss Spookyface! I'm talkin' to you!
  • Sig during his confrontation with Raffina, especially after Amitie arrives.
  • Arle loses track of Dark Prince and proposes to find Schezo for help. Instead of looking for him, she makes him come to her by calling him a creeper/pervert at the top of her lungs, knowing all too well he doesn't like that. It actually works. And in the English version, Schezo utters the following quotes that practically solidifies what to expect from him.
    Schezo: I'd rather you scream my name when we're together.
    Schezo: The time has come for me to clear my reputation... by assaulting this young girl!
  • Dark Prince is angry at Tee, as he thinks Tee caused Arle to think he caused all the trouble, but the moment Arle shows up, he immediately calms down.
    Arle: I want to apologize for earlier. I was really horrible to you.
    Dark Prince: (Happily) What, THAT!? Psh! Don't sweat it!
  • Draco's moments while lost in the Constellation Zone in Chapter 5? Oh boy.
    • ...and then O shows up. Her reaction?
    • The premise behind 5-8. Lidelle shows up, also lost, and thinks she hallucinated Draco. Out of frustration, she does a Tetris trial to prove she's real.
      Draco Centauros: I am NOT a figment of your imagination!
      Lidelle: Aww, that's cute. My hallucination is trying to argue back.
  • To strengthen herself to be able to travel through space time, Arle is required to pick an opponent. The problem is...Schezo, Rulue, and Dark Prince begin to argue on who gets to play against her. How do they settle it? Rock–Paper–Scissors. The result? Schezo wins and is Arle's opponent, and we get a jealous Dark Prince wanting a turn with Arle.
    Dark Prince: No fair, you cheating mage! / You're hogging Arly all to yourself! It's my turn with her!
    Schezo: Does anyone else hear this guy? Why am I the creeper?
  • As a Call-Back to 20th Anniversary, while Ringo is trying to imagine an opponent, she accidentally thinks of something scary. Namely, ghosts. The local ghost twins Yu and Rei pay her a visit and freaks out even harder than ever. Later, thanks to being in a chamber where imaginations take physical forms, she asks Risukuma if she can dissect him.
  • After Dark Prince and Ecolo save the day, Arle tells Dark Prince how 'he's really made her happy.' Dark Prince's reaction is amazing.
    (Japanese) Dark Prince: An honest smile from Arle... (Ominously) Priceless...!
    (English) Dark Prince: Now that I've seen her smile, I'll never wash these eyeballs ever again...!
  • Dark Prince tells Ecolo not to be so needy when he wanted a bit more than just a smile from Ringo. Ecolo's response?
    Ecolo: (flatly) Um...really? Advice from you?
  • Chapter 8 is about Ringo throwing a talent show to help out her local shopping district. This leads to some very hilarious acts such as Suketoudara dancing with O (who has no known legs), and a comedy act between Maguro and Tee.
    Maguro: Say, Tee, why'd the Tetrimino cross the road? ★
    Maguro: *buzz* 'Cause the sidewalk was...BLOCKED! ★ *laugh*
    • Maguro wanting to do improv with Tee.
    • Witch and Draco put on an act together, apparently organized entirely by Witch. It's titled "The Beauty 'N the Beast!" The whole time, despite what Witch is saying, Draco is unaware that she is the titular beast.
    Witch: This savage beast actually breathes FIRE when you bonk it on the head!
    • Ess' performance is trying to figure out the mystery behind Risukuma.
    Risukuma: The girl's crazy ladies and gentlemen. Please call security. This is not a drill!
    Ess: Great idea! Anyone have a drill? Off with His Head!
    • And then when they all get Ringo to perform...
  • Chapter 9 is an entire chapter of funny thanks to it having Schezo as the protagonist. It involves him trying to ask for Sig's hand to discover its secrets. And with Schezo being Schezo, misunderstandings obviously happen:
    • Before the first match against Sig, Schezo insists him to show his hand:
      Sig: This guy's rubbing me the wrong way.
      Sig: What? Please... just don't.
    • Before Klug is pressed by Schezo about Sig's whereabouts, the spirit in Klug's book begins to stir and bother the latter. His threats trying to quell the spirit are...ridiculously petty.
      Klug: I'll leave you in the bathroom if you don't shut up!
      ...Or I'll leave you out in the sun and let you get sun damaged!
      I'll make... creases in the upper right corners of your pages!
    • After the match with Klug, Schezo demands to know why he doesn't want to tell where Sig went:
      Klug: Well, it's just... he was trying to get away from YOU. Are you bothering him?
      Schezo: Absolutely NOT! I just want to examine him all over.
      Klug: Ah, okay. (beat) Wait, WHAT!?
    • Before the match with Amitie, she tries to stall Schezo for time to Sig to flee:
      Amitie: You're a bad man!
      Schezo: Ha! Is that what you think? I just want to ask Sig for his hand.
      Amitie: Uhm... what? This guy's weird.
    • In the end, Schezo finally discovers the secret behind Sig's left hand. Said secret being that Sig uses his red hand to house a family of bugs. Schezo immediately calls his hunt off. This is also the only time in the entire game where Sig shows any kind of emotion.
    • Thought the original was funny? Here's a fully animated version by animator Phui Jing Ling!
  • The third battle in Chapter 10 involves Ex accidentally eavesdropping on Dark Prince's dreaming aloud a honeymoon with Arle on the Spaceship Tetra. Then there's Ex's reaction...
    Ex: *speechless* *speechless, continued*
  • Ex encounters Accord in his dream...except this causes a bit of a contradiction considering Ex never met her personally. Accord decides to help him connect the dots by handing him homework to figure it out. His reaction is a humorously juvenile "Homework? Yuck!"
  • Many Unsound Effects, including:
    • *Slightly-louder-than-average screaming*
    • *Screaming loud enough to be heard in the vast vacuum of space*
    • *Crowd-gone-wild cheer*
    • *Sobby-whine* and *whiny-sob*
    • *Speechless*
    • *Speechless, continued*
    • *Princely sigh*
    • *Princely cry*
    • *Robo-sigh*
    • *Thinking Sounds*
  • Some of the alternate voices are great. We get voices like Amitie acting ladylike (a la when she was hanging out with Ess, complete with the R-rolling!), Schezo sounding cutesy and happy, Dark Prince sounding Campy with a voice akin to James of Team Rocket, Ecolo becoming a Motor Mouth (as if he needed it!), Ai sounding like Scooby-Doo, Sig sounding more enthusiastic than normal (in a cute, dorky kind of funny), Jay & Elle sounding like Creepy Twins, Ringo and Tee sounding about ten years younger, and O and Ex sounding downright PISSED.
    • As for Japan's alternate voices, some include Sig going full-on Pokémon Speak, Schezo sounding like a little kid, Ai being uncharacteristically robotic, and Zed sounds hilariously melodramatic.
  • Ringo's first reaction to Tetriminos.
    Ringo: Look! Some of them fell into a solid line. It's so pleasing on the eyes... OH MY GOSH, DID YOU SEE THAT!? THE SOLID LINE JUST DISAPPEARED!

    Puyo Puyo Chronicle 
  • Recruiting Schezo in this game is a particularly humorous chain of events. You find him in a treasure chest. Again. Just like Puyo BOX.
  • Once again, some of the alt voices are rather hilarious. Examples include Sig being perpetually confused, Ringo in a constant giggling fit, and Lidelle sounding very grumpy.

  • In Yon, Arle's group makes it to the ruins, to which Draco takes notice of a sleeping dragon. Serilly is understandably afraid, Arle tries to find a way to sneak by, Witch finds it as a golden opportunity to harvest some dragon snot for a potion. She then makes Arle try to tickle its nose to make it sneeze, which inevitably breaks into a squabble over Witch's selfish stupidity. The bickering wakes the dragon anyway. Panic ensues.
  • In the Light Novel Satan's Space Amusement Park, Arle, Amitie and Ringo are roped into a Beauty Contest with Draco and Witch for a stamp for their rally card. Everyone gets dressed up, but... are in outfits you wouldn't expect from a typical contest.
    • Amitie: Cosmetic Catastrophe.
    • Ringo: Maiko. In an attempt to highlight Japanese elegance.
    • Draco: Animal costume. And this is coming from someone that does this constantly.
    • Witch: Punk rock style. Complete with Chained by Fashion.
    • Arle: Nothing. She didn't dress up. She wins.
  • Madou Monogatari Saturn has Green Puyo as one of the first Random Encounters. One of its "attacks" involves summoning three more Green Puyo that drop on top of it in a stack. It promptly dies, because we all know what happens when four Puyo of similar color touch each other.
  • Kirby's Avalanche is just what you'd expect from this time period, but at the very least, it manages to squeeze out one funny joke:
    Broom Hatter: Oh, what a mess! Must I clean up this entire forest?
    Kirby: I'd worry more about cleaning up your Avalanche skills first!
  • The animated shorts made during Compile's run, most of which were included on various Disc Station discs.
    • Schezo's Long Day: Schezo wakes up from a dream to find out he's lost his sword, and tries to save himself the humiliation of telling Arle. She stumbles upon it by accident in the least likely of places.
    • Nature Conservation: Witch gets the upper hand against Arle in a battle, and summons Meteor as her finishing move, but not with the outcome she expected.
    • Thoughts: Minotauros finds Rulue trying to seduce him and tries to turn down her advances. Only in your dreams, Minotauros.
    • At Magic Kindergarten...: It's nap time for young Arle and the other kids at school, but the sight of Sasoriman, Sukiyapodes and Momomo all sleeping in the same bed as Arle freaks Teacher out.
    • Dark Prince in a Crisis: Dark Prince wakes up to find himself tied up and trapped in a Puyo game. He's sent falling into the play field but lands safely on some puyos. That is, until they start to chain.
    • Icon: A sitcom-style skit which has Suketoudara in the corner signaling the audience when to laugh. Kikimora tries to clean up a beach but has little success with her broom, and when Witch comes along Kikimora tries to use hers instead. Choppun enjoys it a little too much.
    • Ultimate Singing Ability: Poor Serilly just wants to make friends and uses her singing to draw everyone toward her. Unfortunately, she also catches Harpy's attention, who scolds the mermaid and decides to give her some lessons in singing.
    • Rulue's Boots: Rulue is jealous of Arle's new leather boots, and demands that Minotauros make her some. If only she knew what he made them from.
    • For mobile users or in case YouTube does away with annotations, the eight shorts above with edited in subtitles with some Unsound Effects and Woolseyisms thrown in: Here.
    • Rugby: During the end of a rugby football game, Mini-Zombie gets the ball and uses his head to get it past the goalpost.
    • In this cute video for Madou Monogatari: Nonsensical Final Exam, young Arle is cooking curry at home when she discovers she's completely out of Rakkyonote , and she goes off on another one of her misadventures with Carbuncle just to find some.
  • Compile occasionally spoofed the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lion during their run. Puyo Puyo Masters - Memorial Digest opens with none other than Carbuncle roaring at the audience, and the Mega Drive/Genesis version of Madou Monogatari I has both Carbuncle (minus the lion roar) and Arle.
  • As dark as Madou Monogatari can be at times, there's some moments where it breaks into hilarious Mood Whiplash because of how unexpected it is.
    • Using Braindumbed on any enemy that speaks causes their words to sound incredibly sloshed in the text boxes. For example, Areiado Special turns into "Harehihado Fupehial."
    • In the PC-98 version of Episode 2, there's a Dark Dragon that serves as the Beef Gate of the first dungeon. Looks big and intimidating, but if you cast Fire on it Dark Dragon is burned into a cartoonish charred lizard of what it once was, complete with slow-blinking bugged out eyes.
    • In the novel New Madou Monogatari: Schezo and the Flower of Evil, Schezo finds himself with his sword swallowed by Carbuncle, not unlike the DiscStation short "Schezo's Long Day". This doesn't stop him from wielding Carbuncle and casting magic like he normally does, and succeeds.

  • The guy who wrote the details on the English Puyo Tetris website left a couple of tongue-in-cheek jokes:
    • In the Challenge page, the Sprint mode description says you "Gotta go fast to get a better time!".
    • On the Online page, the Replay section screenshot shows one replay, published by someone under the name of "Dr_Mean_Bean".
  • In its earliest versions, Puyo Puyo Tetris crashing is annoying. The game crashing exactly when Tee was telling everyone they were going to crash makes for an incredibly hilarious coincidence.
  • When Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 was rated by the Australian Video Game Classifications Board, it was rated PG for "mild sexual innuendo". The comments and quote retweets just immediately knew that Schezo would make a return, who has not been seen in any material related to Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 at that point. Just the fact that Schezo's reputation is so strong, the ratings board referring to this just led the fandom into a frenzy.

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