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  • Crazy Awesome: Brett, especially considering how much the man can take a punch from the insanity of the channel.
  • Crosses the Line Twice: This is the fuel the show runs on. From racist jokes about Aron to a dildo the size of a tree trunk.
    • Asher describing Trevor's dyed hair as "theather shooter hair".
    • When the gang waterboards themselves using a water bottle and morphsuits.
    • There is also the time when everyone started to play in a inflatable pool they filled with lube.
    • The School Shooter from the Jenga video.
    • In their camping video when Aron shouts that he can't see, Aleks's response is "Its cause you're fucking Asian!"
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Trevor, Brett, Joe, Aron, and Asher were very well-received from the audience. Although the biggest example has to be Jerell, the mysterious intern, who made 2-3 separate appearences before he stopped working there.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: Brett destroying a door in '"ALEKS EPIC MILITARY GRADE STINK BOMB PRANK"'' was one of the funniest moments in Cow Chop history, but it's what got them evicted from their first house.
    • Double so with "JAMES GOES TO THE HOSPITAL", which was one of the factors of James leaving Cow Chop.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: The confidence about the company's move from Denver to Los Angeles, as the move led to nearly everyone who started in Denver feeling homesick and was a major factor in multiple members' decisions to leave.
    • This was especially apparent with "PHOTO REALISTIC SMOKE GRENADE EFFECT" when Brett jokingly says they should leave LA (As in due to the smoke grenade he used on James's car), with James responding "I'VE TRIED!". In his departure video, James reveals he had tried to leave Cow Chop multiple times.
  • Memetic Mutation: The Aleks meme accounts. Basically fans would make YouTube accounts using various personas of Aleksander. Examples include Stoner Aleks, Emo Aleks, Retarded Aleks, etc.
  • Nausea Fuel: Enough to fly a nausea business jet around the world.
    • The live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode consists almost entirely of James and Aleks spending time by the sewers eating pizza off the ground covered in waste.
    • Whenever pepper spray comes into play, be ready to see copious amounts of snot.
    • For the Let's Play Secret Santa 2017, Cow Chop was Achievement Hunter's Secret Santa. They sent them a box full of syringes that smelt of shit so much that Ryan Haywood had to drown the box in Febreze!
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • Fans were genuinely disturbed by Trevor when dressed up as a clown.
      • The disturbing eye movements Aleks,James, and Brett make. Worse is that it's implied the guys you know and love are there, but not in control.
  • Squick: Plenty. Some examples include Brett drinking his own spit, STD dildos, playing with feces, drinking bug smoothies, and Joe eating copious amounts of dog food. There's also their 2017 Secret Santa gift to Achievement Hunter: a box of syringes filled with shit.
  • Tearjerker:
    • Aron's departure.
    • There is also when the whole team was evicted from their house just a few months before their move to Los Angeles.
    • On November 16, 2017, Joe announced on Twitter he would be leaving Cow Chop to finish his college degree in Colorado. Nova admitted over a year later that this severely saddened him (as the two were childhood friends) and he himself immediately considered leaving the project because of it.
    • Anna's departure on February 11, 2018.
    • Trevor's departure on April 30, 2018.
    • Asher's departure on September 5, 2018.
    • James's departure on March 18, 2019, with him lamenting how he was tired of losing friends and found living in LA too difficult. Aleks's video addressing James's departure is just as bad, with Aleks even agreeing with James that he was tired of losing friends as well.

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