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Light: Of course! I want to catch Kira as much as you do.
L: I highly doubt that.

Another Death Note Abridged Series, Death Note: The Abridged Series by 1KidsEntertainment, is a pretty funny ongoing (so far 21 episodes and two holiday specials) series on YouTube.


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  • Beat:
    L: I'm taking out the part where it says "you're free to kill L."
    Light: Really? I think it adds a sense of realism to it.
    L: It's definitely being taken out.
    Light: ...Damn it.
  • Bloody Hilarious:
    Matsuda: Criminals are dying again! Hurray!
    Souichiro: Awesome! Was there blood? Tell me there was blood!
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  • Butt-Monkey: EVERYONE! But Matsuda and Light get special mention.
    Random Cop: There's been a lot of identity theft on WoW lately. Let's go Souichiro Yagami and Souichiro Yagami.
    Souichiro: Hold it right there!
  • Bystander Syndrome: "And in this footage you can see various pedestrians that clearly don't give a $#!t that somebody near them just collapsed and died."
  • Cavalry Betrayal: "Sorry Light, you're on your own."
  • Devil in Plain Sight:
    Nurse: You really have to leave now.
    L: Look, I'm L I can do whatever I want.
    Light: Yeah, and I'm Kira so I can kill you if you don't comply.
    • Also the Google search results on "Who is Kira?"
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: "You want to do what to me?"
  • Director's Cut: the first few episodes were done before Jerry was cast as Light, thus the redubbed versions.
  • Dirty Old Man: Watari, once again the joke about tying Misa up.
    • And Higuchi:
    Misa: Where am I supposed to sit?
    Higuchi: ON MY LAP! (Beat) ... The passenger seat works fine... I guess.
  • Disproportionate Retribution:
    Aizawa: If you guys make one more joke about my 'fro I will not hesitate to murder yourselves and your families.
    • and
    Souichiro: Mogi's family DIES tomorrow! (for taking the strawberry)
    • Hatori is killed for wanting the conference room lights turned down.
  • The Ditz:
    Misa: Huh, for some reason I feel like I know even less than before.
    L: Amane, we both know that that's just not possible.
  • Domestic Abuse: "Honey somedays you make me so mad I want to ram a truck through a building."
  • Dramatic Pause
    L: Could you kill someone for me?
    Light: Do you... have the money? ...Show me the money
    L: Show me the weapon... Okay there isn't any money, I was just trying to trick you.
    Light: Good thing I didn't fall for that.
  • Dual Wielding:
    Light: I'll solve equations with my right hand and write names with my left!
    L: Your son is ambidextrous, I take it?
  • Dumb Blonde: Misa.
  • DVD Commentary: 1kids and several of the other voice actors have commented on the first six episodes so far.
  • Embarrassing Tattoo: according to Misa, Higuchi has "I Am Kira" tattooed to his butt.
  • Enemy Eats Your Lunch:
    Light:: Is that MY coffee?
    L: Not anymore, it’s not. It evaporated.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Played with: "I can't stand how his guy is hurting Kira's image... black and white is so fifties!"
  • Everybody Knew Already: 1) that Light is Kira. 2) that Light is lusting after L.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Oh shit! What's my real name?
  • Everyone Is Gay
  • Everything Is Racist
    L: Light, I want you to play the part of Kira.
    Light: Why? Because I'm Japanese? Racist!
  • Evil Brit:
    Takahashi: If I may say so, these snooty accents make us sound quite menacing.
    Kida: Yes yes, quite good, quite good.
  • Evil Matriarch:
    Misa: MATSU! Your mother's on the phone!
    Matsuda: AHHHHHHH * Runs away screaming*
  • Evil Tower of Ominousness
  • Exact Eavesdropping
  • Eyedscreen
  • Face Palm:
    Higuchi: If I were Kira, I'd be facepalming myself so hard right now... Ow!
  • Fanservice:
    Light: Misa, we need your help to rescue Matsuda. Would you mind dressing up all slutty for us?
    Misa: What does slutty mean?
    Light: Misa, we need your help to rescue Matsuda. Would you mind wearing your normal outfits?
  • Flanderization
  • Freudian Slip:
    Soichiro: "No! L is the only one that gets to spy on me- uh, me... family. Arggh"
  • Front Organization: "...there has been a general downturn in the market with the exceptions of Yotsuba and Walmart."
  • Oh, Crap!: "Matsuda just pushed the "oh shit" button on his belt."
  • Real Men Wear Pink: "Hey guys, how was dance class?"
  • Red Shirt: Ukita "Just go... No one cares."
  • Relax-o-Vision: Subverted: We interrupt this episode of Fluffy Cuddly Bunny Pals to bring you another Kira video.
  • Running Gag: Fluffy Cuddly Bunny Pals. Also "there's that UFO again!"
  • Sarcasm Mode
  • Schmuck Bait: My name, once again is Lind L. Taylor. L-I-N-D L. T-A... This is not a trap.
    • The police gave us permission to play this video labled "Second Kira trap..."
  • Selective Obliviousness: "Raye Penber entered the train station followed by someone who looks EXACTLY like the chief's son..."
    • and
    L: I don't know how you'll take this Light, but your girlfriend is the Second Kira.
    Light: Why didn't she tell me?!
  • Self-Deprecation: "We shouldn't be just sitting around eating cake or making abridged series! None of those things are productive!"
  • Shaped Like Itself: "Light's smug face is smug."
  • She Is Not My Girlfriend: "this is my uh... cousin Matsui."
  • Straw Feminist: Misa.
    Misa: Women can have penises just as good as men can!
    Rem: But then you would be male.
    Girl: Where are the f*king urinals?!
  • Stupid Sexy Flanders:
    Random Cop: Survey participants found that Watari is sexy painted in black.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: This is not a trap.
    • Also:
    Ryuk: ...queer.
    • And:
    Matsuda: Keep walking... don't be suspicious... I'm not trespassing...
    • Later, in that Episode:
    Higuchi: Look, Hatori, I'm not saying that I'm Kira or anything, but you're f***ed.
  • Synchronization: the magical handcuffs.
  • Take That!: to various Fridge Logic problems of "the eye deal."
    • "That's the first REAL deduction you?ve done this entire series!"
    • On Misa:
    L: Watari, is she talking?
    L:... I see what you mean. Watari, please shut her up!
    • On the way the plot itself is written:
    L: Well, if you haven't noticed this pattern by now, every time the plot goes stale, the writer just adds in another character.
  • The Voiceless: Ukita, Mogi.
  • With Cat Like Tread:
    Mogi: MISA-MISA, THIS IS AN INFILTRATION MISSION, SO BE CAREFUL!
    Ooi: What's he talking about?
    Mogi: DON'T BLOW OUR COVER! (Am I forgetting anything?) OH YEAH, L WANTED ME TO TELL YOU THE BUG IS IN YOUR PURSE! BE SURE TO OPEN IT OR WE CAN'T HEAR YOU!
  • Yes-Man:
    Soichirou: Yes... yes... right...
    L: Chief, there’s no need to bring politics into this...

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