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  • Acceptable Targets: Be warned, if Schaff sees any chance to insult Shrek the Third, he will take it. Other works that he will commonly insult, albeit not to the same extent, include Ralph Breaks the Internet, The Last Jedi (before The Rise of Skywalker replaced it as his Star Wars punching bag), The Good Dinosaur, the Cars franchise, the Redemption of the Diamonds, Doug Walker, James Corden and John Lasseter.
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  • Author's Saving Throw: For those worried that his shift to reviewing things meant he would give up on YouTube Poops entirely, his second channel is currently being used to post new YTPs, including continuations to his popular "Sharkslayer" series and a new "Revenge of the Senate".
  • Awesome Music: In "Revenge of the Senate: Episode 3", "Rubberband Man" (then-recently used for the entrance scene for the Guardians of the Galaxy in Avengers: Infinity War) is used during Revenge of the Sith's opening shot of a sun. It blends very well with the action going on.
  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment:
    • VillagerBoy's little rant towards Schaff's review of Zootopia in "Every Best Animated Feature Winner Ranked" comes completely out of nowhere and is never mentioned again.
    • In the "Top 30 Villain Songs" list, Schaff goes off on a tangent about Planet Sheen which is never brought up again in the video.
  • Heartwarming Moments:
    • His 100k Sub Special is pretty much just giving attention to various channels on YouTube he enjoys and thinks deserves more attention.
    • His recap of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the eve of the release of Avengers: Endgame has him voice the opinion of an entire generation of fans and moviegoers - that Captain America is his Luke Skywalker, Tony Stark is his Han Solo, and Thanos is his Darth Vader - and can offer no higher praise than that.
  • He Panned It, Now He Sucks!: His rather crass critiquing style and tendency to give random take thats towards certain works (and not just towards the aforementioned Acceptable Targets, either) sometimes rubs people the wrong way. Some noteworthy examples include:
    • While Schaff disliked The Last Jedi for its Idiot Plot and tonal issues, he didn't mind Luke's characterization and was fine with Rey's parentage. If anything, he felt that Luke's arc in TLJ was better than Thor's in Avengers: Endgame. Needless to say, both fans and haters of TLJ were divided. However, his opinion of TLJ was softened to the point of not being an acceptable target thanks to The Rise of Skywalker making him reevaluate it.
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    • He got hit by this harder in his review of Joker (2019) with many people claiming that he didn't pay attention to the movie or that he panned it just for contrarianism's sake. This is despite the fact that he liked the movie overall.
    • There was also his review of Onward, where he gave the film a lower score than The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalkernote . Notably, even those who did not like Onward found this to be too harsh.
    • His review claiming that How to Train Your Dragon 2 is the weakest in the trilogy, though to a somewhat lesser degree. He admits that it's still a good movie overall, and by his own standards is a great sequel, but felt that it had several smaller flaws that brought down the experience for him and made it worse than the other two movies. However, given that the movie is generally the favorite among fans, some naturally reacted this way, and found his review petty and nitpicky or that he missed the point of some specific narrative and character choices.
    • His opinion of the original Toy Story garnered this reaction. While he does think it's the funniest of the series, he finds it to be the weakest in terms of narrative, themes, and characters (especially in comparison to its immediate follow up), and he ranked 14th out of the first 23 Pixar films - which was lower than the controversial Toy Story 4. Given that he knew that this film's a sacred cow, he anticipated this reaction by showing that it shocked even Oscar and Mr. Sykes.
      Sykes: *Gasp* Did he just say?
      Oscar: Aye, he did.
    • In his ranking of the 2000s Disney films, he considered Bolt and Treasure Planet to be mediocre films, much to the chagrin of those films' respective fans. Notably, he actually ranked Bolt one tier lower than the widely-reviled Home on the Range.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • The gag in "Sharp Talk" where Angie gives Oscar a pink Pearl becomes this thanks to the later revelation that Pink Diamond's Pearl is actually our Pearl. A twist Schaff himself would go on to criticize.
    • During his "Disney Twist Villains" video, due to his limited knowledge from the Ralph Breaks the Internet trailer, he predicts that Yesss will be the villain. Not only does Yesss turn out to be one of the more supportive characters in the movie, but there's not a twist villain in the movie at all (much to Schaf's delight). The closest the movie has to a proper antagonist is a virus that ends up copying Ralph's insecurities and becoming a literal army of Ralphs.
    • In his Captain Marvel (2019) review, having grown tired of the Arc Fatigue of the Infinity Stones, he hopes that they get annihilated in Avengers: Endgame. Sure enough, the stones are destroyed in Endgame.
  • Moment of Awesome: His "The Reason You Suck" Speech to Professor Callaghan in his "Why Disney's Twist Villains Don't Work" video, where he calls him out on not caring about Tadashi's Senseless Sacrifice. This is even though he finds Big Hero 6 overall to just be "a movie"; he actually felt that strongly about it. He even ends up channeling Rocket Raccoon.
    Schaffrillas: "Oh boo hoo, my daughter is dead!"
    (Groot gasps)
    Schaffrillas: I don't care if it's mean! EVERYBODY'S GOT DEAD PEOPLE! That's no excuse to be a fucking DICK!
    • After Schaff finished his video on ranking Phineas and Ferb songs, Dan Povenmire retweeted Schaf's video and gave his approval.
    • A war left unfinished...until now!
    • The way he calls out J.J. Abrams and Chris Terrio for their treatment of Rose Tico in Episode IX during his video about The Last Jedi, citing how Ahsoka Tano was once hated by the fanbase, but the writers chose to stick with her and develop her character better, so much so that she's now an Ensemble Darkhorse instead.
  • Reviews Are the Gospel: Like with many other reviewers, some of his fans treat his opinions as facts. Schaffrillas himself is opposed to this mentality, as shown in this tweet that he made shortly after reviewing Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe:
    "So Schaff liked the Phineas and Ferb movie, but this other reviewer hated it, who am I supposed to believe?"
    Oh my God just form your own opinions
  • Tear Jerker: His tribute video to Stephen Hillenburg, also crosses with Heartwarming Moments.
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks!: Much like fellow YTPer-turned-video-essayist YouTuber EmperorLemon, fans who got into his channel from his YouTube Poops felt alienated by his channel's change in focus to video essays and movie reviews, especially since it resulted in the Sharkslayer plotline being Cut Short. Ultimately, he would create a second channel for anything that wasn't a review video, including his YTPs.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Character: Some felt Glomgold and his adopted baby shark should have had a bigger impact on the "Sharkslayer" plot, instead of being anticlimactically killed off by Oscar in "Spingebill Awakens a Very Steamed Clam".


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