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YMMV / The Adventures of Milo and Otis

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  • Ear Worm: "We're gonna take a walk outside today. Gonna see what we can find today."
    • Seriously, listen to it.
    • The original Japanese version has the recurring melody "Watage no Hara". A beautiful and nostalgic-sounding piano piece.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: For people growing up loving the film, only to later learn of the supposed animal abuse taking place in making it...
  • Heartwarming Moment: Reunited.
  • Narm: For people used to the Japanese version, or even certain non-English dubs that kept the dark narrative of the former, the Lighter and Softer-turned English version can come off as this.
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  • Overshadowed by Controversy: The allegations of animal abuse behind the scenes are talked about more often than what actually happens in the film even though behind the scenes footage should put the allegations to rest.
  • Squick: When we see close-ups of the mates of both Milo and Otis giving live births.
    • It doesn't help if you know that pugs, having been specifically bred for cuteness and nothing else, are almost always physically incapable of giving birth without surgical assistance.
  • Tastes Like Diabetes: Played with. There are a couple of particularly sad and scary moments in the movie.


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