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Jelly Jamm fanon

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    Jelly Jamm: Rhythm of the Stars (!) 

Jelly Jamm: Rhythm of the Stars (!)

A musical adaptation of the series.
Scenes/Songsnote :

Act 1

  • 1. Overture/Morning in Jammbo (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, King, Queen, Ensemble)
  • 2. Putting On a Musical (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo)
  • 3. Medical Drama (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, Ensemble)
  • 4. Cooking Show (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, Ensemble)
  • 5. Apocalypse Now (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ensemble)
  • 6. To The Library (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo)
  • 7. I'm Not a Freak (Ongo)
  • 8. Brainstorm (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita)
  • 9. Right Away vs. Wait And See (Ongo, King, Queen)
  • 10. Fight Song (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, Ensemble)
  • 11. Jammbo's Many Worlds (Ongo, Ensemble)

Act 2

  • 12. Morning in Jammbo Reprise (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita)
  • 13. We Want You Here (All Bebops, Ongo)
  • 14. Ongo's Missing (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ensemble)
  • 15. Inauguration (All Bebops, Ongo)
  • 16. Have You Seen This Jelly? (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ensemble)
  • 17. Book Club/Ongo's Realization (All Bebops, Ongo)
  • 18. Have You Seen This Jelly? Reprise/I Could Never Leave You (Rita, Ongo, Shantio, Rasala)
  • 19. Where Is That Boy? (Bello, Goomo, Mina)
  • 19. Ongo Come Home/Welcome to the Show (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, All Bebops)
  • 20. Home Again/Last Minute Prep (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, All Bebops)
  • 21. Rhythm of the Stars (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, King, Queen, All Bebops, Ensemble)
  • 22. What a Lovely Show/Finale: Holding Hands (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, King, Queen, All Bebops, Ensemble)
  • Bows: Let's Go Together (Bello, Goomo, Mina, Rita, Ongo, King, Queen, All Bebops, Ensemble)

NOTE: Since Ongo is the primary character, he will be used to describe tropes unless something is specific to Oona and/or Ozzy.

Tropes:

  • Black Comedy: A joke during "Medical Drama" involves Goomo flatlining, which is followed by this exchange.
    Mina: I don't think a medical drama is the best choice.
    Bello: Good. That means we can take these coats off.
    Goomo: (sits up) And I can be alive again!
  • Cool Big Sis: Rasala, the leader of the Bebops, acts as an older sister figure to them. She's all-loving and accepting, as her song might imply.
    If you think you're all alone in the world, we want you here!
  • Dark Reprise: Just before "I Could Never Leave You", Rita briefly sings a reprise of "Have You Seen This Jelly?", lamenting that she doesn't understand why Ongo ran away, and how she wants him to come home.
  • Distaff Counterpart: To uphold the gender balance in lead roles, Ongo was given a female counterpart named Oona, who wears a dress and a bow, and a gender-neutral counterpart named Ozzy, who wears baggy clothing. Actors will have the choice on whether they want to wear the shirt/shorts, the dress, or the baggy clothes, be called Ongo, Oona, or Ozzy, and use male, female, or neutral pronouns.
  • Elective Mute: Ongo, as revealed during "I'm Not a Freak".
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: After "To The Library", we learn that Ongo is offbeat, and he regards it as a horrible defect. This, coupled with the King and Queen's quarrel and his eventual falling-out with Mina influences his decision to run away.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • "Jammbo's Many Worlds" was the name of an episode of the original series. Fittingly enough, the song is primarily sung by Ongo.
    • "Holding Hands" was a song from the original series.
  • Poor Communication Kills: During "To The Library", Bello, Goomo, and Mina find an old, politically-incorrect book that says horrible things about the offbeat. Then along comes Ongo, who happens to be offbeat, walking in at the worst possible time to hear them out of context and think they don't want him on Jammbo.
  • Pragmatic Adaptation:
    • Characters wear fingerless gloves with their character's primary colour (i.e Bello wears red gloves, Rita wears pink gloves, etc.). Female charactersnote  also wear matching nail polish.
    • Instead of Blinding Bangs, Ongo wears sunglasses with heavy eye makeup underneath.
  • Suddenly Voiced:
    • Due to their position as the ensemble, Dodos can now speak/sing.
    • "I'm Not a Freak" reveals that Ongo is completely verbal, but chose to stay silent out of fear of discrimination for being offbeat.
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    Jelly Jamm Harmony 

Jelly Jamm Harmony

As the title implies, a Continuity Reboot of the original series.

Tropes:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Bello Bot refers to Goomo as "Mo".
  • Adaptational Intelligence:
    • The King is less childish and more reliable than in the original.
    • While her overall intellect is the same, in Harmony, Mina (and by extenstion, the rest of the cast) now has the sense to wear proper safety equipment when doing experiments.
  • Adaptational Modesty: Unlike in the original series, Bello wears pants in Harmony.
  • Alliterative Name: "Royal Pain" mentions an Earth celebrity called Lizzie Lennon.
  • Artificial Jelly: "Bello Bot" confirms Oona to be a clone Jelly created by Mina.
  • Babies Make Everything Better: In "Welcome Lila", a baby Jammbonian (the titular Lila) is born.
  • Bilingual Bonus: "Kinoko" means "mushroom" and "hime" means "princess" in Japanese.
  • Birthday Episode: "Bello's Cake" takes place on Mina's birthday.
  • Braids of Action: Mina wears a long braid en lieu of her loose hair in the original.
  • Brought to You by the Letter "S": As of "The Return of Jammboman", Bello's Jammboman outfit now includes a cape with the letter "J" on it.
  • Color-Coded Characters:
    • Main cast:
      • Bello: Red
      • Goomo: Magenta
      • Mina: Blue
      • Rita: Pink
      • Ongo and Oona: Purple
      • King and Queen: Lavender
    • Bebops:
      • Rasala: Pink
      • Hermio: Orange
      • Jerico: Yellow
      • Kiraka: Blue
      • Shantio: Green
      • Soroya: Red
  • Companion Cube: In addition to Princess, there are two more; Goomo carries around a plush pillow in his helmet which he calls his "Confidence Pillow", and Ongo has a blanket that he often clings to.
  • Cool Big Sis: Rasala acts like this towards the younger jellies.
  • Cute Bookworm: Ongo, as always. This actually works in peoples' benefit sometimes; in "Doctor Goomo", it turns out all Goomo had to do to help him feel better is read him his favourite story.
  • Cute Mute: Ongo and Oona. The former turns out to be an Elective Mute.
  • Distaff Counterpart: Oona, who was originally created for the musical as a female counterpart to Ongo. Here, she's a joke character mainly used for background fodder.
  • Distinguishing Mark: Offbeat Jammbonians are identifiable by their sparkly, heterochromic eyes, a crescent moon shape on their shoulder, and a star shape on their forehead.
    • It's worth mentioning that Oona does not have these marks like her male counterpart, since Mina was not aware he was offbeat during the cloning process.
  • Dressed to Heal: In "Doctor Goomo", Goomo mentions that no doctor is complete without a lab coat. He also tapes a red cross shape cut out of construction paper onto his helmet.
  • Dress-Up Episode: For unknown reasons, Rita spends the entirety of "Queen's Glasses" in a Gorgeous Period Dress.
  • Eating Contest: Part of Goomo's mountain training involves him going against Ongo to see who can eat the most whistle nuts. Big surprise, Goomo wins.
  • Elective Mute: In "Runaway Ongo", it's shown that the eponymous character can indeed speak; he chose not to out of fear of giving away his offbeatness.
  • Embarrassing Old Photo: In "Baby Pictures", there is a photo of Mina wearing a pan on her head and a giant vest.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: "Explosions!" is about the kids blowing stuff up in Mina's lab.
  • Excited Episode Title!: "Explosions!"
  • Exotic Eye Designs: Offbeat Jammbonians have brightly-coloured, mismatched, sparkly eyes.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: After the events of "Runaway Ongo", Ongo wears Peek-a-Bangs instead of Blinding Bangs.
  • Family Theme Naming: The Bebops all have three syllable names ending in 'o' (boys) or 'a' (girls).
  • Fictional Disability:
    • Falsetto Flu, an illness that causes its victim's voice to be pitched up to high heavens.
    • Downplayed with being offbeat, as its effects are purely cosmetic.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: Oona makes a cameo in each episode.
  • Guinness Episode: In "Goomo's Record", Goomo tries to break the record of highest trampoline jump.
  • Leitmotif: Goomo is associated with a mandolin, and Ongo is associated with a flute.
  • Lower-Deck Episode: "Mystery Voice" focuses on the secondary forms of the main five (Bello Bot, Hugging Goomo, Mini Mina, Dollita, and Oona).
  • Metalhead: "Ready to Rock" focuses on Bello becoming this.
  • The Musical: In "Rhythm of the Stars", the kids put on an eponymous musical.
  • Musical Episode: "Rhythm of the Stars", in the literal sense; it's about the kids putting on a musical.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • "Rhythm of the Stars" is an episodic adaptation of Jelly Jamm: Rhythm of the Stars.
    • From "Royal Pain":
    Mina: We're getting another Earth signal. Something about some celebrity named Lizzie Lennon.
    Bellonote : Lizzie? Never heard that name before.
  • Not Listening to Me, Are You?: This exchange from "Rhythm of the Stars":
    Mina (to Ongo): We need you to be on the right for your cue in the middle of the song-
    (She realizes he isn't listening.)
    Mina (irritated): ...so we can throw you out the window.
    (Ongo snaps his head up and looks at her like "what?!")
    Mina: I see that got your attention.
  • Poor Communication Kills: In "Runaway Ongo, Part 1", Ongo hears Bello and Goomo reading from a book containing hateful remarks towards the offbeat out of context, and believes they secretly hate him.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: The Bebops, a gang of offbeat Jammbonians who take Ongo in after he leaves his home in "Runaway Ongo".
  • Real Men Wear Pink: In "Dress Up Queen", Rita puts Goomo and Ongo in pink clothing. They seem to enjoy it.
  • The Runaway: "Runaway Ongo" focuses on Ongo leaving his home.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story:
    • "Golden Whistle Nuts": Whistle nuts are golden before they're ready to eat. They are not particularly valuable.
    • "Speak Up, Oona": Because Mina wasn't aware that Ongo was offbeat during the cloning process, Oona is really nonverbal and will not be able to speak.
  • Shout-Out:
    • This line from "Bello Bot":
  • Sick Episode:
    • In "Doctor Goomo", Ongo has Falsetto Flu.
    • In "Sitter Jerico", all the kids have Falsetto Flu.
  • Sickness Equals Redness: Played with in "Doctor Goomo". Purple skin + red blood = magenta blush.
  • Similar Squad: In "The Return of Jammboman", the kids try to make up new superheroes to play as, these being Muscle Man, Helmet Boy, Chemi-gal, Sakura Pompom, and Kinoko-hime.
  • Suddenly Speaking: In "Mina's Frog":
    Ongo: (points at frog) Fwog.
  • The Team:
  • Transformation Sequence: Parodied in "The Return of Jammboman":
    • Bello turns into a freakishly huge muscular man.
    • Goomo turns into a pile of helmets.
    • Mina turns into a shapeshifting hunk of chemicals.
    • Rita turns into a whirlwind of sakura petals.
    • Ongo turns into a giant human woman.
  • "What Do They Fear?" Episode: "Nothing to Fear". As shown in the episode, Goomo is nyctophobicnote , Mina is thanatophobicnote , Rita is trypanophobicnote , and Ongo is astraphobicnote .
  • Whole Episode Flashback: "A Royal Wedding" shows the night King and Queen got married.
  • Within Parameters: Somewhat. According to "Royal Pain", Earth exists in the Jelly Jamm universe, but the Jammbonians don't care for it.

    Jammbo Quest (!) 

Jammbo Quest

Set 6 years after the original series, this series follows most of the main cast traveling to different music-themed planets around the galaxy after music on Jammbo runs out.

Can be read here.

Tropes:

  • Adaptational Angst Upgrade: Mina is much more insecure about herself than in the original.
  • And I Must Scream: Queen was stated to still be on Jammbo, trapped in frozen time.
  • Age Lift: Due to the Time Skip, the 9-11 year old Jelly kids are now in their teens, and 6 year old Rita is now a preteen.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Rita does this in the first chapter, saying the audience last checked in on her and her friends when they were younger.
  • Butt-Monkey: Mina often gets kicked around for a gag.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Mina gets annoyed when girls on other planets flirt with Bello.
  • Color-Coded Characters:
    • Bello - red/green
    • Goomo - magenta
    • Mina - blue/purple
    • Rita - pink/magenta
  • Demoted to Extra: Ongo, King, and Queen are absent from the main story and only appear through passing mentions.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change:
    • In contrast to their original hairdos, Rita has grown out her hair, while Mina has chopped hers off.
    • Bello's hair has grown out a bit, and he dyed some of it green.
    • Goomo's hair is now sticking out from under his helmet.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: Mina is the Phlegmatic, Goomo is the Sanguine, Bello is the Choleric, and Rita is the Melancholic.
  • Girliness Upgrade: Mina is dressed more femininely than in the original series, and is described as being "boy-crazy".
  • Nice Hat: Mina wears a purple beanie.
  • Noodle Incident: Something terrible happened before the Core 4 escaped...but whatever it was, Rita can't bear to talk about it.
  • Pink Means Feminine:
    • Rita, as always.
    • Queen Jazzmine wears primarily pink.
  • Plucky Girl: Rita, who is the most determined to find all the music samples and save Jammbo.
  • Silver Fox: Obviously a kid-friendly example, but Rita once mentions in passing that Queen is "very pretty, even though she's going gray".
  • Theme Naming: Jazztopia has everyone have "Jazz" in their name (Jazzmine, Jazzica, Jazzton).
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: In contrast to the original series, Rita is now the tomboy to Mina's Girly Girl.
  • Tragic Keepsake: Because of the Noodle Incident mentioned above, Rita always wears a red scarf.
  • True Blue Femininity: Mina, as always.

Kid Icarus fanon

    Kid Icarus: Two Worlds 
About a year after Uprising, Pit takes on an apprentice; a human girl named Morgan.

Can be read here.

Tropes:

  • The Ace: Pit can take on numerous armies by himself, has quite literally been to Hell and back, and can and will defeat anyone who dares to harm his goddess, his twin, his men, or his apprentice.
  • Adorkable: Pit, as he always is. Morgan's father also shows shades of this with his love for designing.
  • A Father to His Men: Pit to the Centurions, valuing their lives over his own. Morgan slowly becomes one as the series progresses.
  • Benevolent Boss: Pit is very kind to the Centurions, thanking them for their help.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Threaten anyone Pit cares about, be it Palutena, Pittoo, the Centurions, or Morgan, and you will die.
    • Morgan will end you if you threaten Pit.
  • Beware the Nice Ones:
    • Pit is normally a wisecracking, pleasant kid. Try to harm his goddess, his twin, his men, or his apprentice, and he will destroy you.
    • Morgan is the same. A happy Morgan is one who makes jokes and likes hugs. A threatened Morgan is one who purposefully aims her arrow at your neck.
  • Big Eater: Pit, obviously.
  • Bread, Eggs, Breaded Eggs: In "Angelic Apprentice", Pit describes Majesty School as pretty, then big, then pretty big.
  • Call-Back: The water television from Super Smash Bros. Brawl makes a reappearance.
  • Custom Uniform: Majesty School offers uniforms in multiple colors. Male uniforms can come in black, white, or gray. Female uniforms are more expansive, with uniform trimmings and bows coming in a rainbow of colors, and any stockings/socks are allowed. Footwear and headgear of any kind are permitted regardless of gender.
  • Dub Name Change: All of the Canon Foreigners have Japanese names, although they're rarely used.
    • Morgan Poole to Umiko Yamamoto.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Morgan wears them when she goes to school.
  • Gold and White Are Divine: Pit and Palutena, as well as Morgan when she wears her training clothing.
  • Heavenly Blue: Pit has blue eyes and wears a blue jumpsuit under his chiton.
  • Light-Haired Swimmer: Morgan has light-brunette hair and is a champion swimmer.
  • Making a Splash: Done with Morgan's bow, which shoots blasts of water with every arrow.
  • Meaningful Name: Umiko/Morgan both mean "child/friend of the sea". She's a strong swimmer who recently became a first time champion.
  • Meet Cute: Pit and Morgan meet when Pit crashes into a tree in her yard.
  • Modesty Shorts: All females wear black shorts under skirts.
  • Never Learned to Read: Defied. During the first week they know each other, Morgan teaches Pit to read.
  • Ordinary High-School Student: Well, ordinary middle school student, but Morgan fits the bill.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Pit and Morgan both wear jumpsuits under their chitons. Pit wears a blue jumpsuit, and Morgan wears a pink jumpsuit. 
  • Pink Means Feminine: Morgan's school uniform has a pink bow, hair-ties, and stockings. She also wears a pink jumpsuit under her chiton.
  • Quizzical Tilt: Pit does this when he thinks he will have to wear a skirt to school like Morgan.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Pit is the feisty Red Oni to Morgan's naive Blue Oni.
  • Sailor Fuku: Majesty School's girls uniforms are these (in the same style as Kagome Higurashi). However, they stand out as they come in different colors.
  • Switching P.O.V.: The story frequently flips between being told from Pit's perspective and being told from Morgan's perspective. A notable example is in "Angelic Apprentice", where Morgan's perspective describes Pit's pose as "awkward", but when it switches to Pit's perspective it's described as "valiant".
  • Tomboyish Ponytail: Morgan wears one during training.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: Morgan is fairly tomboyish, but she still likes to wear pink accessories and get her hair done.
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Mega Man fanon

    Dawn of Giga Girl 
A new slew of Robot Masters are taking over the city, and Mega Man is no where to be found. In this time of crisis, a new hero will rise...

Can be read here.

Tropes:

The Octonauts fanon

    The Octonauts Stormy Sea Adventure 
This musical adaptation follows the Octonauts as they are forced out of the Octopod into an undersea storm and must find their way in the sea to get home.
Scenes/Songs

Act 1

  • 1. Overture/Life in the Sunlight Zone (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Inkling, Tweak, Vegimal Ensemble)
  • 2. A Storm is Brewing (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Vegimal Ensemble)
  • 3. Octopod Overboard! (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Inkling, Tweak, Vegimal Ensemble)
  • 4. Somewhere Very Far Away (Barnacles, Critter Ensemble)
  • 5. Out of the Trench/Like a Pirate (Kwazii, Pete, Mia, Lulu)
  • 6. Picture Perfect Momemt (Dashi, Critter Ensemble)
  • 7. Reef Exploration (Vegimal Ensemble, Critter Ensemble)
  • 8. Inkling's Manifesto (Inkling)
  • 9. Peso to the Rescue/Medic's Thesis (Peso, Critter Ensemble)
  • 10. Worth It (Shellington, Azula)
  • 11. Octopod Blues (Tweak)
  • 12. Make it There (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Inkling, Tweak, Vegimal Ensemble)

Act 2

  • 13. Nightmare Scenario (Tweak, Jane)
  • 14. Coming Together/Who I Was, Who I Am (Kwazii, Shellington)
  • 15. Finding Home (Peso, Dashi)
  • 16. What Comes Next (Barnacles, Inkling)
  • 17. Follow the Leader (Kwazii, Shellington, Vegimal Ensemble, Critter Ensemble)
  • 18. Come Back, Little Seahorse (Peso, Dashi, Little Seahorse)
  • 19. Gone (Barnacles, Inkling)
  • 20. Together Again/Operation: Octopod (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Inkling, Vegimal Ensemble)
  • 21. Here Come the Octonauts (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Inkling, Tweak, Vegimal Ensemble)
  • 22. Back to the Octopod/Let's Work Together (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Inkling, Tweak, Vegimal Ensemble, Little Seahorse)
  • 23. Come Back, Little Seahorse Reprise (Barnacles, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Little Seahorse)
  • 24. Home Sweet Octopod/Finale: Walking on Water (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Inkling, Tweak, Vegimal Ensemble, Critter Ensemble)
  • Bows: Creature Report/Octonauts Theme (Barnacles, Kwazii, Peso, Shellington, Dashi, Inkling, Tweak, Vegimal Ensemble, Critter Ensemble)

Tropes:

  • Adaptational Sexuality: Some throwaway lines mention that Shellington is bisexual (with a preference for women)note .
    Barnacles: We're going to need something straight to hold the Octopod up.
    Shellington: Don't look at me.
    (beat)
    Tweak: I assure you, we were not going to use you as a support beam.
  • Adaptational Name Change: Since the Octonauts are portrayed as more human in this musical, they were all given a human surname rather a than Species Surname.
    • Barnacles Bear - Barnacles Bradford
    • Kwazii Cat - Kwazii MacDougall
    • Peso Penguin - Peso Dunsworth-Sancheznote 
    • Shellington Sea Otter - Oliver Shellingtonnote 
    • Dashi Dog - Dashi Seymour
    • Inkling Octopus - Thelonious Inkling
    • Tweak Bunny - Tweak Hoffman
  • Call-Forward: A part of "Inkling's Manifesto" contains the same notes as the post-finale number, the Creature Report.
  • Darkest Hour: "Gone" is this in song form, in which Barnacles sings about how he may never see the rest of his crew again.
    I'll never hear another of Kwazii's stories, or see Peso make his rounds
    Never have Shellington talk my ear off about something that he found
    Everything I swore to protect with my life has washed away
    They're gone...gone away
    Never see another of Dashi's photos that she risked life and limb to catch
    Or have Tweak chew me out for the umpteenth time 'bout getting caught in a seaweed patch
    Never thought I'd see the day where I'd be left on my own
    They're gone...and I'm alone...
  • The Eleven O'Clock Number: "Here Come the Octonauts", a strong number about taking the ocean by storm to rescue Tweak and find the Octopod.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Tweak finds a birth certificate during "Octopod Blues":
    Tweak: "This certificate is to confirm and welcome the birth of Oliver Quincy Shellington"...Quincy?note 
  • Gender Flip: Some versions feature a female Peso (Perdita) and/or a female Shellington.
  • Hive Mind: The Vegimals all blindly agree with whatever Tunip says. They also unanimously refer to Shellington as "The Mother"note .
  • Homesickness Hymn:
    • "Make it There". Everyone is having to find a new place to sleep, and they all sing about wanting to go home.
    • In a sense, "Octopod Blues". Although the Octopod is still there, it's been damaged so badly, it hardly feels like home anymore.
  • "I Am" Song: "Who I Was, Who I Am" is both this and a sendoff to both singers' rough childhoods.
    But who we were when we were young isn't who we are today
    We may have thought we'd never win until we found our way
    We made a change, we're stronger now, and we both get to say
    That we're not gonna let our painful pasts affect today
  • Last-Name Basis: Oliver/Lucinda Shellington and Thelonious Inkling.
  • Leitmotif: A variant; each Octonaut is associated with a different style of music. Barnacles has nautical-sounding music with an accordion, Kwazii has softcore rock, Peso has a xylophone/flute piece based on his leitmotif from the show, Shellington has low-pitched, melancholy music, Dashi has upbeat pop-sounding music, Inkling has 50's-esque rock'n'roll, and Tweak has twanging country music.
  • Meaningful Name: Azula the bluefish. Doubly so; when she's introduced, she's feeling blue.
  • Melancholy Musical Number:
    • "Worth It" starts out as this before evolving into a confident "I Am Great!" Song.
    • "Octopod Blues", where Tweak laments all the damage down to the Octopod, and the disappearance of her teammates as she mulls over the lost belongings she retrieved.
    • While "Octopod Blues" was melancholy with a twang of hope, "Gone" is just downright depressing. Barnacles has reached his Darkest Hour, and he's ready to not just give up on finding his crew, but also completely resign as captain.
    Inkling: Nothing's impossible, Captain. I'm ready to turn this whole ocean upside down to find them.
    Barnacles: Do it without me. I resign.
    Inkling: What?
    Barnacles: What kind of captain lets his entire team get washed away in a storm?
    Inkling: I've seen you lose teammates and gain new ones before. Organizations don't keep the same members forever, and we can't spend the rest or our lives mourning.
    Barnacles: Well, I can.
    Inkling: Captain, please-
    Barnacles: Don't bother! The team we had was irreplaceable! No crew in the world would be better than them!
  • The Nameless: Outside of Mia the crab, Lulu the lobster, Azula the bluefish, and Jane the dolphin, none of the various sea creatures are named.
  • Pirate Song: "Like a Pirate".

    Junior Officers 

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    General 
On the light of a maple leaf, preschool characters join forces to fight evil!

The current lineup consists of:

  • Shimmer Star, a.k.a True, who can grant three wishes.
  • Ultra-Find, a.k.a Ryder, who can see through any material.
  • Super Why, a.k.a Whyatt, who can use words to change things.
  • Countess Inkspill, a.k.a Isabelle, who can use clairvoyance, telekinesis, and can think lightning-fast.

Can be read here.

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Tropes:

    Season 1 

Season 1 tropes:

  • Innocent Blue Eyes: Discussed in "The Original Four":
    Shimmer Star: I know! The Blue Eyed Bunch!
    Ultra-Find: But I don't have blue eyes.
  • Odd Name Out: In "Wish Upon A Shimmer Star", Owen, Will...and Yuka.

Grossology fanon

    Grossology: The Musical 
Scenes/Songs:

Act 1

  • Prologue: Define "Loser" (Andy)
  • 1. First Period (Andy, Ty, Abby, Paige, Kate and Grace, Naomi, Pinkeye, School Ensemble)
  • 2. Upcoming Events (Abby, Paige, Kate and Grace, Teacher, Principal (voice only), Grade 7 Ensemble)
  • 3. Into the Lair (Andy, Lance Boil, Blackhead Widow)
  • 4. Nosy Naomi/Speak For Those Who Can't (Ty, Abby, Naomi, Pinkeye)
  • 5. To the Gag Lab (Ty, Abby, Lab Rat, Ginger)
  • 6. Charity Drive (Andy, Paige, Kate and Grace, Naomi, Pinkeye, School Ensemble)
  • 7. The Plan (Lance Boil, Blackhead Widow)
  • 8. Test Victims (Ty, Abby, Lance Boil, Blackhead Widow, Adult Ensemble)
  • 9. What if We Get Caught?/Stick By You (Naomi, Pinkeye)
  • 10. Zit-tastrophe! (Ty, Abby, Lance Boil, Blackhead Widow, Ensemble)

Act 2

  • 10a. Recap (Andy)
  • 11. Our Army (Lance Boil, Blackhead Widow, Mutated Ensemble)
  • 12. Cure for Mutant Zits?/What We're Gonna Do (Ty, Abby, Lab Rat, Ginger)
  • 13. Setup Disaster/Dream School (Andy, Paige, Kate and Grace, School Ensemble)
  • 14. Cure (Lab Rat, Ginger)
  • 15. Into the Shadows (Andy, Ty, Abby, Mutant Ensemble)
  • 16. The Truth (Ty, Abby, Naomi, Pinkeye)
  • 17. Take Down the Zits (Ty, Abby, Lance Boil, Mutant Ensemble)
  • 18. Kidnapped!/Understand/Rescue (Blackhead Widow, Naomi, Pinkeye)
  • 18a. Rescue (Ty, Abby, Blackhead Widow, Naomi, Pinkeye)
  • 19. The Last of Them (Ty, Abby, Mutant Ensemble)
  • 20. Gross Revenge (Andy, Ty, Abby, Paige, Kate and Grace, Naomi, Pinkeye, School Ensemble)
  • 21. Finale: Don't Mess with the Best (Andy, Ty, Abby, Lab Rat, Ginger, Paige, Kate and Grace, Naomi, Pinkeye, Lance Boil, Blackhead Widow, Ensemble)
  • Bows (Ensemble, Naomi, Pinkeye, Paige, Kate and Grace, Lance Boil, Blackhead Widow, Andy, Lab Rat, Ginger, Ty, Abby)

Tropes

  • Adaptational Nice Guy: In the animated series, Pinkeye was a conniving sneak who at one point was The Dragon for Lance Boil. Here, he's the school's resident shoulder to cry on. In addition, his motivation has changed. In the animated series, the reason he wanted so desperately to be a Grossologist was to prove he was a worthy detective/scientist to Abby. Here, it's because he needs their help in exacting Laser-Guided Karma on Paige for all her bullying.
  • Adapted Out: The Director from the animated series is absent.
  • All-Knowing Singing Narrator: Andy.
  • Canon Foreigner: Blackhead Widow.
  • Canon Immigrant: The Director is replaced with Ginger Vitis, a character from the video game.
  • Fallen Princess: Pinkeye. He was once a popular kid in elementary school, but a humiliating sabotage forced him into social exile.
  • Gender Flip:
    • Grace, one of Paige's cronies, can be swapped out for a boy named Wade.
    • Roger "Pinkeye" Hamilton can be exchanged for Millie "Pinkeye" Rogers.
  • High School Is Hell: The opening number is about how much Ringworm Junior High sucks.
  • Vomit Discretion Shot:
    • While the audience is visually spared from a younger Pinkeye vomiting in front of a crowd, it's still painfully described.
    • The stage goes dark as Paige vomits all over the crowd.

    Grossology: Squeam Team 

Grossology: Squeam Team

Set a few years after the original, the Bureau is expanding as more, grosser villains pop up.

Tropes:

  • Age Lift: The kids are now in high school rather than junior high.
  • Canon Foreigner: Lauren and her family did not appear in the original.
  • Color-Coded Characters: In terms of slime suits:
    • Abby - yellow
    • Ty - orange
    • Lab Rat - blue
    • Andy - silver
    • Lauren - red
  • Cool Big Sis: Lauren to her younger siblings.
  • Downer Ending: "The Last Rotbender": The rot parasite is free and on the loose, and Chester is comatose.
  • Darker and Edgier: Unlike the original, there's onscreen excretion of waste/vomiting, more rude humor, and a few mild swears.
  • Five-Man Band:
  • In-Series Nickname: When around other people, Ty, Abby, Andy, and Lauren refer to the Bureau of Grossology as "The ABCs".note 
  • Manipulative Bastard: Roger preys on Lauren's naivete/pacifism to get her on his side.
  • Naïve Everygirl: Lauren is a full-on pacifist and firmly believes that "everyone has a little speck of good in them". Unfortunately, this makes her easy to manipulate.
  • Named by the Adaptation:
    • During roll call in "Welcome to the Gag Lab", Andy's surname was revealed to be Carr.
      • In this same scene, Roger's surnamenote  was revealed to be Hamilton.
    • In "Hair, Hair Everywhere", Chester's surname was revealed to be Sullivan.
    • Naomi's friend with the odangos is named Shania Wolff.
    • The portly girl in the aqua sweater is named Gwendolyn Porter.
    • The brunette girl in the red dress is named Portia Freeman.
    • The boy with the buzzcut is named Truman MacPherson.
    • Paige's two cronies are named Kate and Grace.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Mac is rarely called Maxwell.
  • The Sixth Ranger: The core group has expanded; Andy and Lauren are now spies for the Bureau.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Downplayed. While Roger is picked on for his eye infection, he exaggerates it to toy with Lauren and use her kindness against her.
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