Beast Wars Humor To Looney Tunes

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  1. UltraAlanMagnus

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    Does anyone think that the Humor in Beast Wars reminds us of the Looney Tunes Cartoons?
     
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    However, there was a reference to Tazmanian Devil and Wile Coyote when TM2 Cheetor was revealed when Megatron was spinning in tornado fashion similar to TD and falling down a cliff similar to W.C.
     
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    I can. The way characters get flattened kinda reminds me of Looney tunes
     
  4. UltraAlanMagnus

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    What about this line from Tarantulas in Tangled Web:

    "Of course, you realize this means war"

    Mean Anything to you?
     
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    Reference or generic quote.

    Still doesnt remind me of Loony Toons.
     
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    It is a phrase commonly used by Bugs Bunny himself.
     
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    Yes, the humor does seem a little "Loony" at times:

    -Terrorsaur smashing into a metal sheet and leaving a dent in the shape of his head sticking out the other side.
    -Dinobot II slashing Waspinator into literal ribbons.
    -The aforementioned Tasmanian Devil spin.
    etc.
     
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    Not to mention when they'd fall off ledges & shit, only to have their faces fall last, and I think Cheetor did that once while running.

    I think this stuff was mostly in the earlier episodes before everything got serial, though.
     
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    Season 1 and 2- No.

    Season 3- It was a mix of this and Buy my Toy

    I found the third season to be underwhelming after they wrapped up Agenda multi-parter.

    Thank Isenberg for Beast Machines.
     
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    Yeah, sometimes the humour is TOTALLY Looney Tunes, but it never makes me cringe and is mostly done with a wink to the audience.
    Beast Wars was a series that knew when, and how, to have fun!
     
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    Nope. :p 
     
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    Couldn't have said it better myself.
     
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    Yes, but I loved it all. Never came off as cheesy to me at all. It was done with tongue in cheek.
     
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    tongue in cheeks Bad

    Humor and Acclamed storylines Good
     
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    Yes and no. The creators knew how to work Looney tunes style humor into the show and have it work.

    True, but he didn't originate it. A lot of the looney tunes shorts referenced movies and actors of the day. This line was first made famous by Groucho Marx in "A night at the Opera." So in a sense it is a generic reference.
     
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    Yeah, it was homage to Looney Toons. Y'know, to back when cartoons were cartoonish. They didn't dominate the humour, but sight gags were present here and there.
     
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    Yes, I do. And I actually found it quite amusing.
     
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    "The Low Road" had a higher-than-average concentration of cartoony style and visual humor. (not to mention ... the ending)
     
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    I didn't particularly like that kind of stuff in the show. Also when a Predacon would get shot out of the air and always fall on another Predacon, usually just as he was about to trash a Maximal.
     
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    Beast Wars had the Classiest Humour ever.....


    *Rhinox Farts and defeats Megatron*


    CLASSY!!!!!