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The Bungle Brothers was a short series of bumpers on The Kwicky Koala Show, unlike the usual set of the show as Three Shorts. They were brief gags that would air before each longer segment.
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In each segment, George and Joey would practice their latest performance in a circus or vaudeville-type setup. As their name implies, one way or another something would happen to bungle it up.

All right, Joey, let's show the people our tropes.

  • Alliterative Name: While individually not so, as a team name Bungle Brothers qualifies.
  • And Call Him "George"!: Joey's temperament is clearly patterned after Lenny Small of Of Mice & Men; as such, George is his George.
  • Crossover: While they were originally a solo effort at the beginning, over the course of the season, characters from Kwicky Koala, Dirty Dawg and Crazy Claws sometimes showed up in the segments.
  • The Ditz: Joey is far from the smartest dog in the world.
  • Epic Fail: Joey is prone to these kind of endings to whatever the stunt was supposed to be.
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  • Funny Animal: Both George and Joey.
  • Punny Name: Given that they are the Bungle Brothers, this is obvious.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: George, vis-à-vis Joey.
  • Three Shorts: Three Bungle Brothers cartoons were in each half hour, one before each of the three other cartoons.
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