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YMMV / Pooh's Adventures

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  • Archive Panic: There are hundreds of videos, mostly taken down due to copyright infringement, Troubled Production problems and even more scripts, posters, down to just lengthy wishlists of casts with brief summaries at best.
  • Ass Pull: Whatever the writer happened to be thinking of at the time regularly gets thrown in without any lead-up, and frequently disappears just as suddenly.
  • Author's Saving Throw:
    • It's been confirmed that some members of the community would try to do the Minimalist Cast route once again.
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    • Similarly, other members of the community are trying to fix common complaints about the series.
  • Bile Fascination: For pretty much of the ironic fanbase.
  • Canon Defilement: Some adventures will have some antagonists still serving for the villains when in canon have already pulled their Heel–Face Turn before or even after the fact.
  • Creator's Pet: Brian Griffin and really all Family Guy characters are this to Hiatt Grey.
  • Crosses the Line Twice: Bound to crop up. For example, the Good Fairy singing in Pooh's Adventures of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi while Luke is being electrocuted.
  • Crack Pairing: Quite a few exist, Thomas the Tank Engine and Twilight Sparkle being the most prominent.
  • Designated Hero:
    • Characters like Peter Griffin and Glenn Quagmire are part of the heroes despite what they're known for in their show.
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    • Sometimes the heroes may do morally ambiguous things, even murder in Hiatt Grey's works. One such example has a scene where Twilight Sparkle murders a disarmed and surrendering Trixie and Sunset Shimmer instead of actually accepting them, which is closer to a war crime than to a heroic act.
    • This scene among a compilation has some of the heroes open fire on Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon with machine guns, rifles and a rocket launcher. Bullies or not, harming or threatening a child is hardly heroic.
  • Designated Villain: Any antagonists that aren't as villainous or evil in their respective series will be immediately paired with the more nastier villains. For example, the Team Rocket Trio working for the Nazi Party.
  • Draco in Leather Pants: Villains sometimes get this treatment in Adventures stories. For example, in the ''Cherry's Adventures'' series, Forte ends up falling in love with the titular Perky Goth, after surviving his canon death and living on into the 21st century due to being a vampire in this continuity.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse:
    • For some reason, Darla Dimple is very popular in Cherry's Adventures created by PerkyGoth14 and many reviews are about how fans want her involved in more stories and she is usually given a lot of sympathy, possibly due to her backstory and adoption by Atticus's family.
    • Brian Griffin went from a generic background character that was there simply to fill up a team, to leading his own adventure team in a matter of months. He's even started to appear in other works.
  • First Installment Wins: The crossovers that are unfortunately lost created by TonyWDA (who has no connection with the Pooh's Adventures League) were well done and the clips used were relevant to the scenario.
  • Fridge Logic: All over the place. Like how the trains are able to move around freely without railways, or how and why they use weapons sized for humans, or how they fit on boats or in buildings. Or how a character can have so many cousins that span across dimensions. Or why most cast members just stand around waiting for events to transpire rather than acting.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: These crossovers aren't the only ones Tom and Jerry have been (poorly) spliced into: in 2010, an official crossover between Tom and Jerry and Sherlock Holmes was released, and was noted as startlingly similar to Pooh's Adventures. They later tried this shtick with The Wizard of Oz and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory in 2011 and 2017, respectively.
    • The concept of bringing Alternate Dimensions in the Ghoul School project also predicted the Arrowverse's adaptation of Crisis on Infinite Earths, albeit differently.
  • Older Than They Think:
    • Pooh and Tigger appeared in 1990's Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue, an official crossover with a dozen other cartoon characters from different companies.
    • 4Kids Entertainment produced a TV special called The Fight for the Fox Box by splicing footage from their animated shows together back in 2003. However they had more resources and their voice actors to work with so it had more cohesion.
  • Padding: What many of the added clips and reactions amounted to. Which can turn a 22-minute episode of a show to almost an hour long, or turn a ninety minute movie into two and a half hours or more.
  • So Bad, It's Good: Depending on who you ask. On one hand, the editing is poor and the added characters contribute nothing to the plot. On the other hand, because it is so convoluted, it can come off as horribly hilarious. BennytheBeast's contributions are worth noting since there had been a lot of effort put into his videos, which actually shows.
  • Special Effects Failure: Granted, these videos were made with Windows Movie Maker, so they may look unprofessional. However it is still jarring to have characters suddenly muted, then to slap some text on the bottom to make it look like they're having a conversation. Or to have an image of a firearm poorly spliced onto a train.
  • Stock Footage Failure: By the truckloads. Pieces of movies with wildy different artstyles are erratically slapped together with absolutely no effort put into making the characters look like they're part of the same story.
  • Squick: Often shows up. In milder cases, a pony is in love with a train. In stranger cases, movies are jarringly stripped of swear words rather than applying a Narrative Profanity Filter. In even stranger cases, R-rated softcore porn and Mortal Kombat-style Darker and Edgier Death scenes taken Up to Eleven are crudely edited down to try and fit in with G-rated chicanery. In the most unsettling, young girls get exaggerated breasts.
  • What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?:
    • It can be jarring to see the likes of Winnie the Pooh in an adult work that is supposedly toned down for kids. Especially in Hiatt Grey's works as the fact that the ponies own firearms (including the Cutie Mark Crusaders and other foals) and characters can get killed left and right.
    • Some scenes for the upcoming Pooh's Adventures of Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School includes scenes like Meg flashing her breasts, and implied wanking despite sanitizing other more adult elements.
    • Pooh's Adventures of Rock & Rule censors the swearing and some of the blood. But all the drugs and nearly all, if not all of the sexual content are left in.
  • What Do You Mean It Wasnt Made On Drugs: The scene in Pooh's Adventures of Happy Days where Jetta falls in love with Little Godzilla.
    • You could argue this trope could apply with the entire series, considering how insane it can get at times.

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