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Fugget About It is a series that begain airing on Teletoon in 2012. It was created by Nicholas Tabarrok and Willem Wennekers for the network's Teletoon at Night block.

The series focuses on Jimmy Falcone, a former mob capo from New York, who found out his uncle and fellow capo Cheech were to be wacked. He sets out to talk to the don about calling off the hit, and ends up killing him. The mob puts a hit out on Jimmy, and he goes to the feds, where they have him rat out his friends, before putting the Falcone family in Witness Protection. Jimmy ends up moving to Regina, under the new name McDoogal, with his wife Cookie, oldest daughter Theresa, son Petey, youngest daughter Gina, and Uncle Cheech, with RCMP Strait McCool overseeing them.

And if you think just because they've changed their names, they're gonna change themselves, FUGGET ABOUT IT!

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The series stars Tony Nappo, Jacqueline Pillon, Chuck Shamata, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Danny Smith, Linda Kash and Ted Atherton.

Now has a character page.


This animated series provides examples of:

  • Affably Evil: Jimmy and Cheech. They're unrepentant career criminals who only got out of the life to avoid getting killed, but they're very nice and sociable for the most part.
  • The Ace: McCool. A well built, well endowed, Nice Guy who accomplished everything save witness protection, which is why he demands to be demoted to it (which he got by throwing his superior out a window, mirroring Jimmy's backstory, though unlike Jimmy, this was a first-story window).
    • Petey during his short time as a junior RCMP proved to be a better officer than even McCool, to the point that he was banned from ever becoming a real one because he made everyone else in the force look bad.
  • The Alcoholic: Cheech is almost always seen with a drink in his hand.
  • All Just a Dream: The Yo-Yo Vigilante episode is revealed to just be Cheech and Jimmy imagining two-thirds of the episode while stoned out of their minds.
  • American Accents: Being Italian-American stereotypes, the Falcones (with the exception of Petey) all speak with heavy New Yorker accents.
    • Petey actually had a very faint New Yorker accent in the first season that gradually disappeared as the seasons went on, which might be a subtle indication he's assimilating to Canadian life.
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  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: According to Cheech, The mob was not only responsible for the deaths of Jimmy Hoffa and JFK, but also Scientology, the faking of the moon landing and the shooting of Harry Whittington.
  • Ax-Crazy: Gina has shades of this.
  • Berserk Button: Petey's "Trigger" is whenever someone badmouths anything leftwing.
    • Jimmy killed the Don for making a lewd comment about Theresa.
  • Big Red Devil: Jimmy's boss morphs into one and prepares to eat him alive. Luckily it was a story Jimmy was telling when stoned.
  • Canada, Eh?: The series takes place in Canada, and often pokes fun at Canadian stereotypes.
  • Cigar Chomper: Jimmy always has a cigar hanging from his mouth that he doesn't actually smoke.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Cheech, in the pilot he considers threatening Petey's family so he throws a fight, not understanding the obvious problem with that.
  • Couch Gag: Jimmy, and eventually the other members of the family (as well as Mccool) telling a short ancedote about their lives before witness protection, then cue credits.
  • Color-Coded Characters:
    • Jimmy - Black.
    • Cookie - Purple.
    • Cheech - Yellow.
    • Theresa - Orange.
    • Petey - Green.
    • Gina - Purple and pink.
    • McCool - Red.
  • Creepy Child: Gina, she is even more into the mob life than her father was.
    • Don Gambini's son, who's basically a male Gina.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Cheech, he is a mob enforcer after all.
  • Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Gangster!: Jimmy, Cheech and Gina are all firm believers in this, despite how dangerous it was, and they miss the glamorous parts of criminal life terribly.
  • Determinator: Nothing will stop Jimmy from playing through in a golf game. Not getting hit by a bike, not a tiger attack, not being decapitated. Nothing.
  • Disappeared Dad: Jimmy's dad left him at a young age. He runs into "him" again in one episode, and it's discovered he had a sex change after he left
  • Fighting Irish: O'Shea, the Premier of Saskatchewan.
  • The Food Poisoning Incident: In the episode "What the F@#k is the Grey Cup", Jimmy and Cheech accidentally cause an entire football team to violently vomit blood and have literal explosive diarrhea after feeding them pigeon meat.
  • Formerly Fit: Jimmy used to be in pretty good shape before Cookie got pregnant the first time. He immediately ballooned in weight under the stress of fatherhood (ironically gaining way more weight than Cookie).
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: The Falcones became part of organized crime when their cobbler's ancestor accidentally killed a Don and got recruited by the rival family. Making shoes for people apparently gave him a lot of pent up aggression which was perfect for his new life.
  • Frozen Body Fluids: When Jimmy and Cheech face off against each other in a peeing contest in "Rainbows And Painted Hos", both their pee streams freeze solid in the cold Regina weather before they even touch the ground.
    Jimmy: Okay, we'll call it a draw.
  • Gag Boobs: Cookie. Especially in "Cookie's Ovary Actin" where her cleavage is able to swallow Jimmy's entire head.
  • Gag Penis: Strait McCool, since his huge bulge is visible through his pants at all times and cemented by the fact that in one episode, it's due to his refusal to wear underwear.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Petey invents a robot, a tiny universe, and many more.
  • Gainaxing: Every grown female in the series does this to an extent.
  • Granola Girl: Petey is a Rare Male Example. The first episode establishes that people can send him into a rage just by bragging about wanting to kill endangered species or otherwise badmouthing favorite Granola Girl causes.
  • Gross-Out Show: The show is essentially Family Guy with mobsters.
  • Happily Married: Jimmy and Cookie. Sometimes.
  • History Repeats: Jimmys own great-grandfather was also responsible for a mafia boss falling through a high window to his death and was forced to leave his home for fear of being whacked. The difference was that Jimmy bodily threw Don Gambini out the window, while Giuseppi didn't actually kill the Don, because the man fell out the window himself because he forced Giuseppi to give him shoes too big for his feet. Also this act got the grandfather 'into' the mafia rather than be forced to leave.
  • Hormone-Addled Teenager:
    • Petey. There are several references from his family about his chronic masturbation, and he is rather curious about sex in general. His father even walked in on him getting off to internet porn.
    • Theresa as well, but much more successfully compared to her younger brother. Since hitting puberty, a lot of guys (and older men) are attracted to her and has no qualms about sleeping with them, much to her parents' chagrin, especially for her mother, Cookie, who had to lie to Jimmy about a pregnancy test he found in the bathroom, saying that it belonged to her (Cookie) instead.
  • Incest Subtext. Played for Laughs and lampshaded with Theresa and Petey, but mostly on Theresa's part. Once when Petey built a robot version of himself to hit on girls for him which apparently worked on Theresa, causing her to flirt with his "robot friend". Then another instance when Petey got botox injections to cure his excessive sweating, which end up with him having a chiseled face that all the girls in school, again, including his siter, found handsome. Both times, Petey cringed.
    • The humor in this is also milked for all its worth in the subplot of "Casino Loyale" when Theresa (who was in a blonde wig because she doesn't want to be seen with her nerdy brother) was thought to be Petey's girlfriend by a popular girl Petey had a crush on and takes a sudden interest in him for having such a pretty girlfriend, but also expresses disappointment that he's taken. When Petey states that his "girlfriend" broke up with him however, she loses interest in him just as quick because "cool people aren't dumped," so Theresa has him devise a plan to make it seem like Petey was breaking up with her in front of his crush, but Theresa gets a little too dramatic when she suddenly pulls out a gun to shoot herself, then later pointing it to Petey, to which he cries out Theresa's name in panic. His crush sees through the ruse and pulls off the wig, causing her and everyone else present to react in disgust that Petey was dating his own sister. The next day, he becomes ostracized while Theresa's reputation remains undamaged. Petey points out the Double Standard that it's apparently okay to fool around with one's brother instead of one's sister, with Theresa adding that it's okay "if you're hot."
  • Kissing Cousins: Petey and his cousin, Apollonia, in "Nonna Your Business." His parents freak out about having a "two-headed cousin baby" when the two secretly married each other.
  • Limited Wardrobe: Most of the characters wear the same outfit all the time, though justified in McCool's case since his regular outfit is a uniform.
  • Literal-Minded: Petey's robot double. He built it so he could switch it between literal and figurative.
  • The Load: Cheech, him being put on Gambini's hit list kickstarted the events that lead to the Falcone asking for witness protection. It doesn't improve from there, as Cheech remains just as loopy and unpredictable as before, and often gets everyone in trouble.
  • Luxury Prison Suite: The whole prison in "Hunts With Handguns". The only difference between it and a spa is that the doors have bars, and they aren't even locked. Jimmy even asks how a jail like this is meant to stop people wanting to break the law.
    • It is however effective at making sure the criminals inside don't want to break out.
  • Mad Libs Catch Phrase: McCool would often exclaim "For Canada and..." following with a joke regarding the current situation or some satire on Canadian culture before riding off on his horse.
    • Season 3 reveals that he has a room full of writers coming up with these catchphrases for him.
  • My Girl Is Not a Slut: When Petey fell in love with a girl that Petey had prayed to God would come to him (for context, he was having crisis of faith after inventing an accurate simulation of the universe inside a shoe box) and his father came clean that the girl was just a prostitute he hired for Petey, he refused to believe she would just have sex for money with other men but figured it out anyway when he saw her doing just that in a dark alley. After coming to terms with it, he tried to have the girl give up her profession, only to be chewed out by her.
  • No Dress Code: Theresa's school seem to be completely okay with her wearing a top that exposes both her cleavage and midriff, and a miniskirt that barely goes past her thighs.
  • No Honor Among Thieves: All the talk about loyalty and friendship turned out to be worth zero once Jimmy killed Don Gambini and got the entire crime family going for his head. They want to kill his whole family too, not just him, hence witness protection.
  • Not So Above It All:
    • In one episode McCool is seen visiting a strip club and getting a lap dance from the strippers, of course, he insists they follow established strip club rules. Also one episode dealing with his gambling issue show that while good at cards he doesn't know when to quit.
    • Petey can have his own comedic sociopathic moment, such as when he threw bricks at his father until he excuses himself (to make him more Canadian). Also he watches internet porn like any teenager.
  • Papa Wolf: Jimmy. The reason he killed Gambini was because he talked about how sexy Theresa is. When a gun alert in Gina's school Jimmy rammed his car through the living room asking Cookie and Cheech to get in.
    • He also gets McCool fired after he thinks he's been sleeping with Theresa due to a misunderstanding. He originally wanted to just outright murder him but Cookie convinced him that the pain of becoming a public pariah would be worse.
    • In the first episode, Theresa doesn't understand why all the boys in her new school seem to be ignoring her. As the viewer then sees, Jimmy has been pulling a gun on any boy who even thinks about hitting on her.
  • Rambunctious Italian: The Falcone family.
  • Running Gag: Every episode begins with a flashback scene of Jimmy's mob life, and the events that led to him being in witness protection.
    • He also pronounces Regina as "Vagina", only to be corrected by Cookie.
    • Also before the theme song, Jimmy or a member of his family gives a Title Drop.
    "For Canada! And naming cities when you're DRUNK!"
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Jimmy looks almost exactly like his great-grandfather Giuseppi, minus the mustache.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Before he killed him, Jimmy had to constantly make sure that the Don didn't kill himself by accident. The entire reason Jimmy killed him in the first place was because the man refused to take the hit of his uncle, then made a perverted comment about his daughter.
  • The Ugly Guy's Hot Daughter:
    • Jimmy and his daughter, Theresa.
    • Inverted with Don Gambini's own daughter, who looked like her mother.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife:
    • Jimmy is overwieght while his wife Cookie is well-fit with large breasts. Yeah, Jimmy is very lucky.
    • Inverted with Don Gambini and his wife. The Don was a well built middle aged man, while his wife looked like a hairy armed Lumberjack in a dress.
    • The same with Jimmy's own father and mother. The man looked good whether in a suit or a dress. While Jimmy's mother, as described by her ex-husband was beautiful ... on the inside (as in, she looks like Jimmy in drag).
  • Witness Protection: The show's premise.
  • You Have Got to Be Kidding Me!: "For Canada! And a Sasquatch Jimmy? Really?!".

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