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The second Fairly OddParents Made-for-TV Movie, and the first one to feature Vicky as the main antagonist.

Timmy is fed up with his parents not believing him about Vicky, and after an incident that leaves him waiting in his room to be yelled at by his parents once they get back from the ammo store, he decides that with Cosmo and Wanda's magic, he can run away into television. This way he can never grow up and lose Cosmo and Wanda either; a win win. However, a masked visitor from the future has come to stop Timmy, or he just might throw the U.S. into an apocalyptic world ruled by Vicky.

Stars the main cast members with Alec Baldwin as an adult incarnation of Timmy.


The following shows were featured in this movie:

This film provides examples of the following Tropes:

  • Adult Fear: Timmy running away from his parents. What makes it worse, is that they can't go into the TV, so if Timmy decided to live in there forever, they'd never find him.
  • Adults Are Useless: While tensions occur between Timmy and adults in this movie and is a major focus, this trope is particularly lampshaded in The Simpsons expy, when Timmy's attempt to get adult help ends up quite futile.
    Timmy: Oh, come on! Is every adult in this show a moron?
  • Affectionate Parody: Of Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones, Rugrats, Jonny Quest, Space Ghost, and many, many more. See the Shout-Out section.
  • Alternate Self: The masked figure turns out being Timmy from the future.
  • Angst Nuke: "TIMMY!!!"
  • Arch-Enemy: Timmy might very well get the most fed up with Vicky in this movie than in any other episode.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: Mr. Turner scolds his son;
    Mr. Turner: You dented a 747, destroyed Mr. Joel's glass house, and worse, Dinkleberg won my plaque!
  • Art Shift: Justified in that each TV show Timmy travels to has a different design and, in the cases of Poppyseed Avenue and Clint's Hints, is not a cartoon.
    • The Bad Future of Dimmsdale 20 years later has a more realistic art style than the one normally used in the show, with backgrounds lacking lines and future versions of the FOP characters actually having, oddly enough, all five digits on their hands.
  • Babies Make Everything Better: Carpet Critters, though the parody showed that a cartoon based on the lives of babies wouldn't be as exciting as Rugrats made it out to be.
  • Bad Future: Due to Vicky using the remote to travel to dictator week so she can rule the world.
  • Big Bad: Vicky
  • Big Damn Movie: This one certainly counts, possibly featuring more action than Wishology.
  • Bilingual Bonus: The climactic battle takes place in a Dragon Ball Z parody named Maho Mushi. This is actually Japanese for "Magical Bug". The "Magic" part is rather fitting; the "Bug" part, less so.
  • Bittersweet Ending: In the end, Timmy ends up growing up married with a son and daughter and he appears mostly more well-adjusted than his parents were. However, due to having his memory erased he appears to have forgotten everything he's ever learned and makes the same mistakes his parents did, hiring a robot version of Vicky as his kids babysitter. Luckily, both his kids now have Cosmo and Wanda as their fairy godparents.
    • Also, Timmy learns that while he will eventually lose Cosmo and Wanda due to growing up, it apparently won't happen until after he moves out and leaves for college—when he's at least 18.
  • Book-Ends: The episode begins with a Time Skip 20 years into the Bad Future ruled by Vicky, and ends with another to the good future where Timmy has a family.
  • Breaking the Bonds: After spending the last three minutes tied up, Future Timmy broke free when Vicky appeared in a Giant Mecha, saying he could've done that at anytime.
  • Comic-Book Time: Actually becomes a major plot point in this movie. Timmy makes note of the fact that many TV shows run on this, and that if he were to live in one of them, he'd essentially never grow up. Ironically, this show already runs on Comic Book Time, but it would defeat the whole purpose of Timmy running away into TV if that was pointed out.
  • Comical Overreacting: When one of the kids in Walnuts fainted, the offscreen adult assumed that Timmy did something to him and called the police.
  • Comically Missing the Point: When Timmy's parents heard Chip Skylark's song "Icky Vicky," they apparently came to the conclusion that it was a song about pumpkins.
  • Continuity Nod:
    • "The Big Scoop": Upon learning that Timmy's parents prohibited him from watching TV, Chester said Timmy should have gotten rid of them.
    • "Nectar of the Odds": Doug Dimmadome remembers Timmy as the boy who found his missing son.
    • "Odd, Odd West": Doug also remembers that Timmy tried to prevent him from tearing down Dimmsdale Flats.
    • "Engine Blocked": Doug also remembers his failed attempt to acquire a Striker Z.
    • "Abra Catastrophe": Crocker is shown exiting from the clinic he was sent at the end of that movie.
  • Depraved Kids' Show Host: The Steve analogue in the Blue's Clues parody is visibly insane.
  • Didn't Think This Through: After having no luck fighting Vicky in Maho Mushi, Timmy decides to use the remote to make himself older, so he would forget Cosmo and Wanda, and the remotes would no longer function, making it easier for him to fight Vicky. It does cause the remotes to no longer function, but since Timmy lost his memories of ever having Cosmo and Wanda, and everything he ever did with them, this causes him to forget that he is fighting Vicky and just thinks that he is in a football stadium waiting to play a team called the "Cougars," and does nothing to stop Vicky. Thankfully, Wanda poofs Timmy back to his normal age just in time.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Chester believes becoming a Self-Made Orphan is how kids whose parents don't allow them to watch TV should react.
  • Final Speech: Future Timmy gives one just before damage to his time belt causes him to return to the future. Subverted as he doesn't technically die.
  • Flushing Toilet, Screaming Shower: When Cosmo hid in a shower he poofed up to avoid telling Timmy about what'll happen when he grows up, Timmy flushed the toilet beside it. To cool off, Cosmo jumped into the toilet.
  • Functional Magic: Vicky thinks the magic remotes use technology to change what's on the TV.
  • Future Badass: Future Timmy, along with Future Chester and A.J.
  • Growing Up Sucks: One of the reasons Timmy travels into TV world. And when he ages himself up to 18 years old in the Maho Mushi world to stop Vicky's remote, Wanda drops this sad line.
    Vicky: Why isn't [the remote] working?!
    Wanda: Because Timmy's too old for fairies!
  • Heel–Face Turn: Mr. Crocker before Timmy's wish erases all his memory of recent Timmy-related events, despite the fact that one has nothing to do with the other.
  • Heh Heh, You Said "X": Mr. Turner laughs when someone says the name "Deep Toot".
  • Heroic BSoD: While maybe not a full-blown one, this is the closest we do see to Timmy completely breaking down:
  • Kids Driving Cars: There's a segment that parodies Speed Racer. Timmy of course ends up racing and wins, but he's then called out by the referee as being "too young to race in this race".
  • Lampshade Hanging: Timmy and the fairies do some lampshading in every show they enter.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: With everything that had happened, Timmy wishes for all of the events of the episode to be erased, leading to many people getting their memories wiped.
    "Were we doing something Timmy-related?"
  • Limited Animation: Lampshaded in The Meatflints and Maho Mushi.
  • Moment Killer: After Future Timmy saves Timmy from falling off the end credits of Adolescent Genetically Altered Karate Cows, the two have a touching moment, which abruptly ends when Vicky blasts Future Timmy's time-travel belt, which results in him returning to the future.
  • Never My Fault: Timmy's Dad keeps blaming his wife for Timmy running away.
    Mr. Turner: You have to apologize to Timmy!
  • Not Allowed to Grow Up: Upon traveling through the TV shows, Timmy learns about this trope. One of his main reasons to move in the TV was to invoke this trope for an eternal childhood.
  • Not Helping Your Case: Really, when you think about it, Wanda's statement about Timmy's parents trying to raise him to grow up a responsible adult neither helps with Timmy's frustration about his parents not believing him about Vicky nor justifies his parents' blindness.
    • When Vicky again makes Timmy look like a hoodlum in front of his parents, they point out the fact that he destroyed the house with a bazooka and turned on his TV despite being grounded means he isn't trustworthy.
  • Professional Wrestling: "Welcome back to POLITICALLY INACCURATE SMASH DOWN!"
  • Race Against the Clock: Sort-of. Part of Timmy's plan to defeat Vicky involves aging himself up enough so that he forgets he ever had fairies. However, the downside to his plan is that the Fairy Cab pops in to take them away. And the driver isn't a very patient guy...
  • Reality Ensues:
    • The show Maho Mushi is known for causing its viewers to mimic the violent stunts it presents. Timmy is one of the viewers who followed suit, and gets grounded as a result. His parents also didn’t want him to watch the show anymore before such, but he ignores them.
    • Also when Vicky catches “Timmy” (really Cosmo in disguise) in front of the TV which is on despite his punishment, she makes more disasters around the house but fakes that Timmy did it, leading his parents to punish him more.
  • Reset Button: Hit at the end of the movie.
  • Recurring Riff: The transition songs between each show turn out to be taken from the invokedCut Song "If I Lived in TV".
  • Run Away Hide Away: Functionally, Timmy's television.
  • Running Gag: Vicky writing "Vicky Was Here" on every show she visits, including key-scratching the message on Mr. Turner's car and blaming Timmy for it.
    • While in the Maho Mushi world, Cosmo kept accidentally firing Hand Blasts.
  • The Reveal: Done in the parody of Scooby-Doo. Also done for real when the masked figure turns out being Timmy from the future.
    • Also, the reveal to Timmy's parents that Vicky is a horrible babysitter.
  • Scooby-Dooby Doors: Parodied in the Snooper Dog cartoon, with the bird from The Meatflints lampshading it like he did with Wraparound Background.
  • Set Right What Once Went Wrong: Timmy from the future travels back into the past to prevent Vicky from getting a hold of the remote that allowed her to take over the world.
  • Skewed Priorities: Mr. Turner was more upset over the fact that Timmy could spell "Dinkleberg" better than "ever" than the fact that he had run away, even though both words were written by Vicky and Cosmo respectively.
  • Status Quo Is God: Timmy hits the reset button because he realizes Vicky is the main reason he got Cosmo and Wanda, and therefore, is a Necessary Evil.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Timmy's kids, Tommy and Tammy. They look similar to both of Timmy's Love Interests, Trixie and Tootie. Word of God explains this as a way to avoid making shippers angry.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: Deep Toot's messages constantly said "I am not Vicky's sister". Strangely, everyone falls for it, even Vicky herself
  • Teenage Mutant Samurai Wombats: Parodied when one of the shows Timmy ends up on is "Adolescent Genetically Altered Karate Cows".
  • The Talk: When Timmy asked what would happen when he grows up, Cosmo began this, complete with puppets, before Wanda told him he was giving the wrong speech.
  • Tempting Fate: Both of Timmy's parents were doing some pretty important and fragile things at the same time Timmy was bouncing around in an indestructible bubble. Guess what happens.
  • Time Travel: Future Timmy travels back in time 20 years to prevent the Bad Future.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Seriously, Timmy's parents were right behind her when Vicky used a flamethrower to burn down Timmy's door. How clueless could they be?
  • Took a Level in Badass: Timmy. Both past and present.
  • Trapped in TV Land: Timmy tries to invoke this in order to stay as a kid forever.
  • Wham Line: From the ninja that was chasing Timmy throughout the first half of the movie.
    Timmy: Nice try, pal. I'm not afraid of you here! On this show, the good guy always wins!
    Adult!Timmy: You young fool. Don't you understand!? (Dramatic Unmask) I AM the good guy!
  • Wraparound Background: While in the Meatflints world, Timmy, Cosmo, and Wanda are chased by a saber tooth tiger, with Wanda pointing out them already passing by the same furniture and the prehistoric bird lampshading the trope. Timmy thinks the concept is lame.
  • You Are Grounded: Timmy’s parents ground him from watching television for destroying the city with thanks to his Maho Mushi-esque stunt.