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Cartoons enjoy exaggeration. Instead of just turning slightly pink, characters who blush go cherry red. Instead of just running really fast, characters who sprint leave a huge cloud of dust behind them. Instead of teardrops, characters literally cry a river of tears with the occasional booger bubbles. Instead of just leaking some saliva, characters who see a really tasty meal (or something else appealing) turn into living low-pressure fountains.

A Droolugenote  is when more drool than should actually be possible pours out of something's or someone's mouth. This can range from, say, making a visible puddle below, to covering the entire building with a hip-deep flood. Of course, this isn't just limited to cartoons, but that's where it's seen the most often.

Usually Played for Laughs, but might be intended to cause Squick.

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Compare *Drool* Hello, where something above the characters signals its presence with a drip of drool, and Phlegmings, where a character's mouth has lines of drool to be gross or scary, Waterfall Puke, where characters leave a pool of vomit, and Ocular Gushers, the ocular equivalent.


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  • A commercial for Subaru shows a family of dogs driving the car and the dog in the driver's seat has to repeatedly turn on the windshield wipers because of large amounts of water splatter. It's later shown that the splatter is coming with the bulldog driving the car ahead of them and drooling (a lot).

    Asian Animation 
  • Happy Heroes: In Season 3 episode 5, Big M. and Little M. produce waterfalls of drool from their mouths as they stare at a dinner Headmaster Tele is having with his princess guest.
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    Comic Strips 
  • Droolia in Pooch Café is a mastiff who, true to her name, drools constantly. In one arc she manages to fill a dumpster with drool.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • Turner & Hooch: The dog-hating cop Turner (played by Tom Hanks) has to take care of an amazingly drooly dog named Hooch.

    Live-Action TV 

    Video Games 
  • In Shantae and the Pirate's Curse, sucking up a cloud of ham stink and releasing it in front of a sleeping dragon will awaken the latter and make it drool continuously, creating a waterfall and filling up a small dried-up lake below.

    Web Comics 
  • Kevin & Kell has this happen a number of times. It's where the aforementioned building flood comes from. It's usually done when a predator sees or hears about a particularly tasty herbivore, but sometimes, it can be done for non-food purposes, such as imagining your girlfriend coming home exceedingly rich.

    Western Animation 
  • The Loud House: In "Patching Things Up", Lincoln and Clyde both drool a river of saliva when thinking about Bluebell Scout cookies. Lana and Lola have to walk under them with an umbrella.
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show: In "A Yard Too Far", Ren's salivary glands sprout faucets upon him seeing a plate of hog jowls on a windowsill.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants:
    • In the episode "Home, Sweet Pineapple", SpongeBob sleeps at Patrick's house, but the drool coming from Patrick's mouth spills across the house and ends up being absorbed by SpongeBob's body.
    • In the episode "One Krab's Trash", Mr. Krabs has sold a certain #1 hat to Spongebob. Then some random rich fish comes to him and explains that that hat is actually rare and famous, and he'll pay a lot for it. Mr. Krabs starts gagging and drooling. Then another fish comes and offers him more money for that hat, and Krabs then drools so much he creates a mini river out of it. To top it all off, another fish offering an even higher price rows his boat over the drool river.
  • On Rocko's Modern Life, a hungry Heffer watches as Filburt arranges his potato chips before eating them. At one point, a torrent of drool is cascading out of his mouth.
  • A talkative variation in Tiny Toon Adventures where Sylvester was teaching his protege, Furrball, about catching mice. He produced so much thhhhhhaliva that Furrball was holding up an umbrella and wearing goggles!

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