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  • Attention Deficit Creator Disorder: At one point, Caddy was trying to do far too many shows, resulting in an obscene workload, failed projects, and some shows simply being neglected. He ended up cancelling four of his shows, consolidating those four into regular Caddicarus episodes (including Top 10s) and Current Quickies, and introducing film reviews on Fridays, only to then axe Current Quickies as well and introduce a regular simply called Caddy which essentially carries the same idea as Current Quickies, but without the Motor Mouth or the "CYOAR" and with Caddy as himself.
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  • Big Name Fan: Caddy was given a Shout-Out by the Legendary, Limitless, Luscious Lorne Lanning for being a great fan, and, because Caddy actually tattooed Abe's tattoos on his hands, Lanning owes him dinner twice over.
  • The Cast Showoff: He can play several instruments, including:
  • Creator Backlash: In February 2016, Caddy announced he would be doing a major cutback on the amount of shows on his channel due to feeling way too overwhelmed with the amount of different shows, and feeling he strayed too far from his channel's roots (in particular lamenting it had been months since last covering a PS1 title). Retrospectives, Tinker Time, Drive-Thru Reviews, and Puppicarus were all axed, with Caddy now only focusing on doing regular Caddicarus episodes on Sundays and film reviews on Fridays and leaving it at that. The Spyro retrospective is still on the cards but as one huge video instead of three. It happened again in 2017, retiring Current Quickies and replacing it with a much longer version entitled Caddy.
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  • Dyeing for Your Art: He shaved his head for a section of Part 3 of his Max Payne retrospective.
  • Milestone Celebration: The Bubsy 3D review, which celebrated 50 videos made thus far.
    • Caddy has a number of subscriber specials on his channel:
      • The Worst Thing Ever video (which reviewed The Mystery of the Missing Hotpot Recipe) celebrated his 50k subscribers mark.
      • The Fifth Element review celebrated his 100k subscribers mark.
      • Bratz: The Splatty Ratz That Are Gnatz Covered In Shatz celebrated his 200k subscriber mark.
      • 66 Net Yaroze Games was made to celebrate his 500k subscriber mark. Unfortunately, YouTube decided a few days later to to remove unused and abandoned channels, causing a chunk of his subscribers to be removed from his feed, meaning he would have to make another one when he hit 500k again.
      • Caddy intended to review a Spyro game for his 1 million subscriber special, but partially due to the aforementioned YouTube purge he ended up reviewing Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly just after doing the Net Yaroze video. He still plans to review the Spyro trilogy (or just the series in general) for 1 million subscribers. (Or, failing that, if he gets $3000 on his Patreon.)
  • Old Shame: When he first reviewed Resident Evil 6 he was a bit softer on the game, giving RE 6 a 7/10 (or 3.5/5 on a five point scale) and saying he thought the game was better than RE 5. Later in his "Top 10 Games That I Like... But No-One Else Does!" video he states that the original video is "hideously outdated" and that now he would give the game 2.5 or 3 stars out of 5 (or a 5/10 or 6/10).
    • His other channel, Caddy's Conundrums, has him uploading old videos from before he became well-known (most of them non-video game related). He considers them horrid, but the fans seem to like them a lot.
    • His first Caddicarus video on Rascal Racers. In his video looking back at it, he criticizes how badly made the video is with the camera quality, poor audio work, and the usage of Comic Sans. He did later on clarify the video while dated shows how far he went however and approves it.
  • One-Episode Wonder: Today's Special, meant to be an in-depth review feature of a current game. He later stated that being so critical the first time through ruined his enjoyment of the game, and the time-pressured experience resulted in a rating he later disagreed with, so he abandoned the idea. It was later revived in 2017 under a new name, simply titled Caddy.
  • Schedule Slip: Averted. The show uploads weekly come hell or high water. Caddy alternates between his usual full-length videos one week, and then the quicker and easier Tinker Time or Current Quickies on the off weeks to keep his workload manageable. The one time he did take a hiatus due to ongoing illness, he not only uploaded a video informing his viewers of it before that week's regular video to avoid disappointing anyone, he also gave a set date when he'd be returning.
    • He now uploads two videos every week no matter what, and plans to soon add a third show to the schedule as well.
  • Screwed by the Lawyers: Caddy's review of the PS1 version of Santa Claus Saves the Earth got content ID'd by Universal Music Group because of the use of a song from The Muppet Christmas Carol at the end, making it so that the video can no longer be viewed in some countries, which is why Caddy did a quick re-review of the game (via its Gameboy Advance port) in 2015.
  • Throw It In!:
    • In Thomas the Tank Engine, Caddicarus slammed the front door which caused the letterbox to fall off. This wasn't intended, but they put it in the video anyway because they thought it was funny.
    "Look what you've done to our front door!"
    • In his review for Yooka Laylee and the Impossible Lair, Microsoft Word "corrected" the word 'Kong' by spelling it as 'Long', which Caddicarus only noticed when recording. He kept it, instead of rectifying the mistaken correction and doing another take, after it got some laughs out of him.
  • What Could Have Been: As seen from the Rascal Racers review, James originally was signing up for Normal Boots, but due to Normal Boots later "shutting down", he simply went on with his show. He did eventually join Hidden Block.


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