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YMMV / Victor and Valentino

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  • Complete Monster: Chip, from "The Collector", is an antique collector, obsessed with keeping his merchandise in mint condition. Growing unsatisfied with collecting only items, he decided to collect people. He turns them into dolls, where they are conscious, but trapped, a fate which he has inflicted on many people, including Valentino's younger brother. He is more than willing to inflict the same fate on Valentino when he tries to rescue them.
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  • Friendly Fandoms:
    • Due to thematic similarities (a two sibling team with differing personalities, living with an older relative for the summer, and being in a small town with supernatural creatures), the series has some overlap with fans of Gravity Falls. However, this has also coincides with a largely one-sided Fandom Rivalry, due to accusations of the show borrowing too many elements from GF.
    • Fans of Over the Garden Wall also get along well due to the clashing siblings and the strange supernatural oddities that appear.
    • Most fans of the show are also fans of other shows with heavy Latin American culture, the standout ones being ¡Mucha Lucha!, El Tigre, and Elena of Avalor .
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  • Heartwarming Moments: Victor getting a pep talk from his great-Uncle Toro in "Welcome to the Underworld," who tells him that instead of trying to copy Toro's wrestling moves, Victor should take advantage of his own individual strengths. It gives Victor the confidence he needs to defeat Mic and Hun, earning his and Valentino's freedom in the process.
  • Jerkass Woobie: While most episodes portray Victor as a bit of a jerk, the "Welcome to the Underworld" two-parter does portray him more sympathetically; it turns out that many people underestimate or baby him because of his size and the fact that he's the younger brother.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • The titular "Suerte" has characters that come to life and make other people take their place whenever someone cheats at the game. It happens to Victor, and it nearly happens to Valentino when El Colorado chases him around the house and corners him.
      El Colorado: Pobrecito. You pay the price for your brother's lie!
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    • The Collector. Seriously, don't watch this episode if you're afraid of dolls.
    • The black cadejo in "Los Cadejos", which brainwashes Victor to attempt to get him to kill himself. Not only does the thing have a severe case of Red Eyes, Take Warning, but when it's found out by Valentino and a white cadejo trying to save them, it suddenly undergoes an extreme case of Body Horror worth of the Squick entry below by having parts of its flesh rot away to show bone beneath, as maggots just fall by the bucketload out of its body.
  • So Okay, It's Average: Reception for the show so far has been pretty much this. It's regarded as being your typical "heroes screw up and must defeat the Monster of the Week to fix everything" type of show, but otherwise harmless enough to avoid being straight-up bad.
  • Squick:
    • While looking for Valentino, El Colorado comes across Victor's special (lint-covered) jawbreaker, Selena...and starts licking it.
    • Lechuza feeds her "babies" via regurgitation. It's not pretty.
  • The Woobie: Valentino. Victor treats him like crap and his brother's actions usually get him in trouble. He also doesn't seem to be as popular as his brother in-universe.


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