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  • Awesome Music: The song "Holding Me" (sung by Liz Callaway) is actually quite beautiful.
  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: One of the mouse family is rescued by a dog, who then suddenly starts rapping for no apparent reason. Perhaps the most inexplicable scene in a film full of them, it's never mentioned again afterward, except when the chihuahua mentions being hit with a "food item."
    • It's slightly less of this in the uncut version, in which the dog introduces himself as the one in charge of the animals and gently scolds the mouse before rapping. The rap itself is also completely different, and basically is the dog telling the other animals that they're having a party, so they need to steal food. Still, no one brings up the fact that it was a rap out of nowhere. In 1912.
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  • Bile Fascination: To the point that those who haven't seen it question whether or not the movie actually exists or is just a silly web video made by an amateur.
  • Broken Base: Which version is more laughably enjoyable to watch, the uncut or recut version? The recut has "Party Time" going for it, but the editing sometimes makes it a lot harder to follow (see Special Effects Failure). It also doesn't have any of the repeating dialogue issues which removes some of the Narm. Of course, both are hilariously enjoyable to watch to most people anyway, but which one hits the So Bad, It's Good territory better is a subject for debate.
  • Cliché Storm: The film has an insane list of clichés found in kids' movies (especially Disney ones). Talking animal characters, a bad character with incompetent henchmen, a girl with an evil stepfamily, Love at First Sight, Disneyfication gone mad, and more clichés are there to show its notoriety.
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  • Crosses the Line Twice: The entire "Party Time" sequence becomes this when you realize the historical tragedy that serves as the backdrop to this number. That said, given the nature of the rest of the movie, it's impossible not to have fun with how absurd it is. See Narm Charm below.
  • Designated Villain:
    • Gaston. He's a bit slimy and dumb, but there's the fact that he's treated like a jewel thief when the worst he did was pick Angelica's locket up off of the ground and give it to a girl he was wooing. He never actually stole anything. Then again, the fact he didn't take the necklace to the Lost and Found section might make some people consider him just as bad as a thief.
    • Also, Tiger. He's treated like a villain for being Corynthia's pet and "looking like a bat."
  • Ear Worm: "PARTY TIME! PARTY TIME! Everybody's feeling fine cause it's party time!" The only ear worm worse than Revolution 9.
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  • Ensemble Dark Horse: The rapping dog (Fritz) is probably the biggest reason people even know about this movie, easily being the most (and quite possibly only) memorable thing in it, and for all the wrong reasons.
  • Ethnic Scrappy: The Mexican mice.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • Saturday Night Live 's TV Funhouse segment had their own wacky animated version of Titanic called Titey which of course is also a musical and rather Disney-like. Their ship was sentient as was the iceberg that sank it. And they both get into a swordfight too.
    • This movie did "IT'S A FAAAAAAAAAKE!" several years before Star Trek: Deep Space Nine did it.
  • Ho Yay: Both of the Dalmatians are modeled after Pongo, the male dog from 101 Dalmatians. That, combined with both of them sounding rather masculine, makes one wonder if maybe the puppies seen in the ending were just adopted (only in the uncut version does it specify that the red-collared one is female; her name is Kate).
  • I Liked It Better When It Sucked: More people are familiar with the Re-Cut version of the movie, which features the infamous "Party Time" rap song. The original uncut version had a different rap that, while still bad, is far less overblown and out-of-nowhere than "Party Time"; while it still feels out of place, the lyrics are hardly even intelligible and the pace and energy of the song matches the tone of the rest of the movie a bit better (and there is an actual segue into the song, as opposed to just having a dog show up out of nowhere and immediately start rapping). Even though the uncut version came first, more contemporary viewers were introduced to the Re-Cut that had a completely different score and far more people will point to "Party Time" as the movie's Signature Scene as it hits So Bad, It's Good territory, where the original rap is relatively unknown.
  • Memetic Mutation:
  • Narm: All over the place.
  • Narm Charm: It's impossible not to love and revel in "Party Time"'s dumbness.
  • Older Than They Think: Far more people are aware of the Re-Cut than the original version of the movie, due to it being the one that The Nostalgia Critic and JonTron reviewed. This is particularly evident with "Party Time" being the rap most people talk about, when the original uncut version had a completely different soundtrack with different songs.
  • Padding: In the edited version, the closing credits drag on for nearly fourteen minutes, which is accomplished by interspersing them with clips of the movie's song sequences. By contrast, the credits run only two minutes in the uncut version.
  • Signature Scene: "Party Time". That is all.
  • So Bad, It's Good:
    • It's made the top of several "worst movies ever" lists. Whether it's so soul-tainting bad that you can't bear it or whether it's so soul-taintingly bad it's a joy to mock is a matter of personal opinion.
    • The rapping dog; it's so random and so stupid that it's funny.
  • Special Effects Failure:
    • The lifeboats don't appear to have any ropes attached to them, so during the sinking scene they simply "hover" down the side of the ship into the water.
    • The Long shots of the Ship show all four funnels smoking... despite the fact that only three of the funnels actually did smoke (The fourth was added to the design for decoration, and was used to provide ventilation for the boiler rooms).
    • It's really, really obvious that the infamous "PARTY TIME" sequence was added in later on. Not only is the animation of the dog dancing visibly different from the rest of the movie, but the first verse of the song is very clearly meant to be the dog talking normally (...which indeed was the intention; this was the case in the uncut version, but the Re-Cut completely removed any form of segue into the rap). There's also about ten seconds worth of animation, repeated again and again over the course of about ninety, due to the Re-Cut's sloppy editing. Even if you're watching the original though, it's still obvious this is the case due to the Animation Bump.
    • In general, the Re-Cut version has horrible editing. The original version of the movie had a lot of Padding that the re-cut was nice enough to axe, but a lot of times they forgot to fix the pacing in the process. This leads to scenes that jump around all over the place, out-of-nowhere jump cuts, Stock Footage being run in scenes that have nothing to do with anything (for instance, the rap randomly cuts to the kitchen scene in the middle of the song for no reason at all), and all sorts of other issues. It's pretty hard to tell if these cuts make the movie harder or easier to watch.
  • Strangled by the Red String:
    • Our hero and heroine exchange three whole sentences before deciding they're meant to be.
    • In the epilogue, the wicked stepsisters (Gertrude's daughters) have married Kirk and Dirk. Not only did the pairs have no relationship prior to this, but they never actually interacted at all. It's clearly meant as some sort of punishment, as if the prospect of dying lonely and alone because you're a douche isn't enough of a punishment.
  • They Copied It, So It Sucks!: Most of the characters are just blatant clones of popular Disney and Don Bluth characters (most noticeably Lady Tremaine, Anastasia, the Mousekewitz family, Pongo, and Perdita).
  • This Is Your Premise on Drugs: This is Don Bluth, Disney, and Looney Tunes on cocaine followed by a ton of Pepsi, and it all takes place on the Titanic.
  • Watch It for the Meme: Once again, Party Time.
  • What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: The idea that a scene involving a rapping dog on the Titanic could've been conceived by sober minds is a bit frightening.

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