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Recap / Tiny Toon Adventures S 1 E 60 How Sweetie It Is

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The sixtieth episode of Tiny Toon Adventures.

Sweetie is so upset that Buster and Babs star in all the episodes, and demands she gets one for herself.

Short One: "Egged On Eagle"

Sweetie is the daughter of a bald eagle.

Short Two: "Let's Do Lunch"

Elmyra allows Furrball to stay in her house on condition he doesn't try to eat Sweetie. Sweetie takes advantage of this and tries to goad Furrball into eating her.

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Short Three: "The Raven"

Sweetie is the raven in the classic Edgar Allan Poe story, only more annoying.

This episode provides examples of:

Overall:

  • Acquired Situational Narcissism: Upon getting her own episode, Sweetie starts advertising merchandise of her in the second wraparound. In the third wraparound, she acts like a British movie star.
  • Animated Actors: The show's characters are shown to be this, particularly in the opening wraparound, wherein Sweetie rants to Buster and Babs about how underused she is, and the Dragon tells him he's going to take five, and in the epilogue, when the secondary characters protest against Buster and Babs for not giving them enough focus.
  • Credits Gag: A Tiny Toons Salute to - Friz Freleng.
  • A Day in the Limelight: For Sweetie Bird.
  • Fake-Out Opening: This episode starts with Buster attempting to show the adventures of history's greatest rabbits, only for Sweetie to hijack the episode.
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  • Here We Go Again!: At the end of the episode, Sweetie is finally satisfied that she has a whole episode of her own, and leaves in a limousine. Buster and Babs are glad they can go back to continuing their show, only to be stopped by an angry mob of bit players. note 
  • Off-Model: In the third wraparound, when Sweetie holds a bow and suction arrows, she has pink wings on her back.
  • Rouge Angles of Satin: Tweety is credited as Tweetie in the closing credits.
  • Something Completely Different: All the shorts in this episode star Sweetie and the first and third shorts don't feature any recurring characters.
  • Three Shorts

Egged On Eagle:

  • Bears Are Bad News: A grizzly bear attacks the Bald Eagle when he tries to get a salmon.
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  • Butt-Monkey: The Bald Eagle. While trying to teach Sweetie how to be an eagle, he flies into a mountain, gets Swallowed Whole by a salmon, mauled by a grizzly bear, and burnt to a crisp by fireworks.
  • Delivery Stork: One of these is too tired to deliver Sweetie's egg to its proper address, so he drops it off in the Bald Eagle's nest.
  • Visual Pun: The Bald Eagle is shown to have a defeathered scalp.

Let's Do Lunch:

  • Cardboard Box Home: Furrball is shown to live in one at the beginning of the short, when Elmyra offers to let him be her pet.
  • Feathered Fiend: Sweetie is this towards Furrball; pestering him so that he will eat her and get kicked out of Elmyra's house, even though all Furrball wants to do is relax and eat tuna.
  • Furniture Blockade: To escape from Sweetie, Furrball at one point hides in a room and places all the furniture over the door so Sweetie can't get in. When Sweetie is revealed to have been hiding in a drawer, Furrball puts all the furniture back where it was so he can leave the room.
  • Impact Silhouette: Furrball leaves one of these in Elmyra's door when he tries to escape from Sweetie. He later undoes it when the footage of him trying to escape from Sweetie is played in reverse.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: For pestering Furrball throughout the short and getting him kicked out of Elmyra's house, Sweetie herself gets kicked out of Elmyra's house for trying to eat Bookworm, and lands in Furrball's stomach. Of course, since Sweetie still has one more short focusing on her, Furrball spits her out.
  • Literally Shattered Lives: Happens to Furrball when Sweetie tosses his box of ACME Kitty Kibbles out the window and closes the window on him when he tries to get it back.
  • Off-Model: At the beginning of the short, When Furrball takes a fish head out of a trash can, his nose is blue.
  • Pet the Dog: Elmyra shows an act of kindness towards Furrball in this short by letting him stay in her house and feeding him all-white tuna under the condition that he doesn't eat Sweetie.
  • Title Drop: Sweetie says, "Let's Do Lunch!", when Furrball finds her on the moon.

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