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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!


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

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.
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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.
  • Bigger Bad: Don Gambini posthumously.
  • 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.
  • 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 of the years.
  • 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.
  • Gag Boobs: Cookie. Especially in "Cookie's Ovary Actin" where her cleavage is able to swallow Jimmy's entire head.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hollywood Nerd: Petey.
  • The Lancer: Cheech will often fill this spot for Jimmy.
  • 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 doesnt 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.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Theresa.
  • 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 sociopathy 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.
  • 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 moustache.
  • 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 Theresa.
    • Inverted with Don Gambini's own daughter, who looked like her mother.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: 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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