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Mr.Magoo is a reboot of the original Mr. Magoo cartoon.

Most of the humor in Mr. Magoo's cartoons came from his visual handicap and his staunch refusal to acknowledge it.

Mr. Magoo (2019) provides examples of:

  • Adapted Out: Waldo, Mr. Magoo's nephew from the original series, doesn't exist in this continuity at all.
  • Alternate Continuity: This is a completely separate continuity to the original shorts, and very different in style and tone.
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  • Art Shift: It's a little more closer to the style of shows such as Zig And Sharko, but justified as it's produced by the same people as that show!
  • Badass Grandpa: He's old, short and visually impaired. He still can go on adventures, perform incredible feats for a man of his age and mop the floor with whoever who tries to mess with him for real.
  • Blind Without 'Em: Not only is Magoo blind without glasses, he never had 'em in the first place. This is the cause of much of his trademark comedy.
  • Cartoon Creature: Fizz may be a hamster, but he has tiger-esque coloring and facial features.
  • City with No Name: The city in the new setting doesn't even have a name.
  • Continuity Reboot: It starts entirely from a clean slate, with the only thing remaining from the original being Mr.Magoo's visual handicap.
  • Denser and Wackier: The original series was Darker and Edgier at times, but this falls right into this trope by virtue of a megalomaniac hamster and emphasis on outright comedy.
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  • Fluffy the Terrible: Would you really expect Fizz as a name for a megalomaniac hamster?
  • Friendly Enemy: There are times when Weasel can be quite civil to Magoo and even help him.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: So far, Fizz seems to get caught in his own traps - one example was him getting injured while trying to infiltrate a Bland-Name Product Oscars counterpart, and getting injured during filming.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Fizz tries to succeed, but fails every so often that it's probably easy to root for him.
  • Lighter and Softer: Compared to the 1959-1977 originals, this is more focused on Slapstick and outright comedy.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: Weasel isn't that evil compared to Fizz, although he is sometimes subservient to him.
  • Pro Wrestling Episode: Parodied. In fact, it ends up being more like Mistaken For Magician when Mr. Magoo assumes the wrestling ring is actually a magician's arena!
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  • Punch-Clock Villain: Weasel, Fizz's assistant, isn't really that evil and seems to be good off the clock.
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