Pet (Film) - TV Tropes
Pet is a thriller staring Dominic Monaghan as Seth, Ksenia Solo as Holly, and Jennette McCurdy as Claire. It premiered on March 11, 2016 at the South by Southwest Film Festival, had a limited theatrical release on December 2, 2016, then was released to …
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Virtual Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) AIBO: The first attempt at an AI pet, it's a Robot Dog with a fairly complex behavior system. However, they're mostly bought to be reprogrammed for other purposes, such as sports. Digimon: Originally a boy's spinnoff of the Tamagotchi line, it was created when Bandai realized that Tamagotchi pets were more popular with girls. Basically the same, but lets the player fight against other Digimon ...
Unusual Pets for Unusual People - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Aladdin: Princess Jasmine owns a pet tiger.She's a Rebellious Princess.; Anastasia: Rasputin is undead and has a pet bat.Bartok is loyal to a point. Lilo from Lilo & Stitch, a quirky girl with a dark streak, goes to the animal shelter and gets the weirdest looking pet there, actually an escaped alien who she thinks is a puppy.Before she does, she asks the shelter attendant for a lobster.
Creator's Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) The Creator's Pet is a combination of being: Hated by fans (The Scrappy) Advertisement: Loved (or worshipped) by the writers (Creator's Favorite) Put into big scenes for no reason (Character Focus) Talked up by the other characters (Character Shilling)
Pet and Animal Companion Tropes - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Abandoned Pet in a Box: A (usually young and adorable) cat or dog found in a cardboard box, who usually gets adopted by the hero.; Absent Animal Companion: Pets tend to show up in one episode of an episodic series, and disappear forever by the next.; Action Pet: A domestic animal that can kick ass for their master.; Adopt the Food: Adopting a pet that was originally intended to be eaten.
Harry Potter – Animals and Pets / Characters - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Light Is Good: Is a pure white, snowy owl, and she is a loyal and dedicated pet to Harry. Meaningful Name: St. Hedwig of Silesia is the patron saint of orphans. Named After Somebody Famous: Harry named her after someone he read about in A History of Magic. More than likely a wizard version of St. Hedwig of Silesia (see Meaningful Name above).
Sapient Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Pet characters in most works are Nearly Normal Animals, whether with the ability to talk in Animal Talk or not. These animals, however, are just animals, not intelligent beings like humans. This trope, on the other hand, is about pets who are intelligent and able to interact with their owners (usually a human, but can be a human-surrogate animal or alien) on the same level. Sometimes these ...
Pet (Manga) - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Hiroki is Tsukasa's Pet, a very powerful infiltrator he's assigned to manage. Advertisement: But these powers come at a price. Both physical and mental. Can these two survive the brutal strain of their work? Or will their bond be shattered? Ran in Big Comic Spirits from 2002 to 2003. Received an anime adaptation by Geno Studio during the Winter ...
Cool Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Lezaford in The Tainted Grimoire has a pet dragon.; In The Discworld Tarot, Assassin Johanna Smith-Rhodes illustrates Strength by acquiring a very cool companion animal indeed.; Characters in The World of the Creatures get all kinds of cool animals as pets (or spirit creatures, as they are called). These can include anything from dinosaurs to aliens. In Harry Potter And The Ice Princess, Anna ...
Parrot Pet Position - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) A Loyal Animal Companion who rides on its human companion's shoulder. Though it can hitch a ride on its human companion's head or even in their arms from time to time, its most prominent location is the human's shoulder.. Both the Pirate Parrot and Shoulder-Sized Dragon are found in this position.. In Real Life this can be somewhat dangerous with larger parrots, since they like to nibble ...
Ace Ventura (Film) - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) A comedy movie series starring Jim Carrey.The first film was 1994's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, and it's the movie that catapulted Carrey into A-list fame when it became a surprise hit.It was followed by a sequel, 1995's Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, and an Animated Adaptation.An adventure video game adaptation was released in 1997.. The entire gimmick of Ace Ventura is that he's a modern ...
Team Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) If the Team Pet is an otherworldly being, it may end up as an Amusing Alien. It may also be a Pet Monstrosity. In some cases of this, the Team Pet is a unique, "tame," example of a type of creature which the heroes usually fight. Team Pets do have their other uses, however.
Pet Monstrosity - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) The Addams Family has a pet carnivorous plant named Cleopatra, which is a bit different than your normal Venus Flytrap. There's also Morticia's pet lion, Kitty Kat. Game of Thrones: . The Stark children each get a direwolf pup that is soon capable of ripping out throats, as warned by Lord Eddard.
A Dog Named "Dog" - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Some completely uncreative owner has decided the family pet will be known as Dog. Or, perhaps, a similarly uncreative author names their feline character Kitty. Alternately, the creature in question does have a less Shaped Like Itself name, but for whatever reason, Alice the Pig prefers to go as Piggy. Usually but not always applied to animals; robots imaginatively named Robot and the like are ...
Morality Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) If the Morality Pet dies or disappears and this causes the villain/anti-hero to revert back to their old ways, the Morality Pet was acting more like a Morality Chain, a similar trope often confused with this one. The difference between the two is subtle: A Morality Pet is a character who redeems a villain.
Pet Sounds (Music) - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Pet Sounds is the eleventh studio album by The Beach Boys. It was released on May 16, 1966. Most of it was recorded by Brian Wilson with the group of Los Angeles session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew. Initially, the album had modest sales …
Drowning Unwanted Pets - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Saving a drowning pet is a convenient way to introduce a character. It might also lead to a friend ship or Rescue Romance. Advertisement: In some cases, surviving this is how a pet becomes A Pet into the Wild. Examples: open/close all folders . Advertising .
Action Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) In Superman comics: . Krypto the Superdog, Clark Kent/Kal-El's Kryptonian pet dog and loyal partner of adventures since Adventure Comics #210 (1955). Krypto has the full Kryptonian powerset, plus fangs and claws which he isn't afraid of using. In The Coming of Atlas, Krypto is the only member of the Superman Family capable of holding Atlas at bay after everyone else has been defeated.
Chronic Pet Killer - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) The Death of Rats in Discworld reaps the souls of a lot of mice, gerbils and hamsters that run into this. Susan has to replace the class pet at her school regularly. It's noted in Hogfather that the Death of Rats isn't very busy on Hogswatch Eve, but business picks up about three days later, when all the children who got mice, gerbils, or hamsters for Hogswatch start forgetting to feed their pets.
Pet the Dog - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Showing the villain (or Anti-Hero) engaging in a moment of kindness, especially towards someone who can't repay them, as a way to humanize or soften them.May or may not involve an actual dog. This is a screenwriting term: put in a scene where the nasty old crank pets a dog and the audience will think, "Aw shucks, he's not so bad." Often used to demonstrate that a Jerkass is really a Jerk with ...
Pet Interface - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Carrying pet treats in open inventory (tripe for dogs/cats, pears/apples for horses) means your pet will stay much closer to you. Tossing your pet a treat reinforces its recent behavior. You can train your pet to steal from shops! A leash physically keeps your pet close to you, even when going up/down stairs or dropping through holes.
Pet Sematary Two (Film) - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) The 1992 sequel to the horror film Pet Sematary (1989), starring Edward Furlong, Anthony Edwards, and Clancy Brown. Not knowing that sometimes dead is better, two boys bury the other's pet dog in the eponymous resurrective cemetery. The pup comes …
Terrifying Pet Store Rat - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) This is a Terrifying Pet Store Rat. While the animal in question is often a rat, it also applies to spiders, snakes, and anything else the audience is expected to react with fear or revulsion toward, despite the animal reacting like a pet. Spiders will saunter calmly over people instead of racing along in a panic.
Western Animation / Pet The Dog - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Bender's biggest Pet the Dog moment was most likely in "Jurassic Bark", where he spends the whole episode acting like a insensitive, possessive, abusive, jealous jackass because Fry, his best friend, is spending so much time trying to figure out how to clone his old dog Seymour, his best friend before Bender. Eventually, Bender gets so fed up he takes Seymour's fossil and throws it into a lava ...
Dead Pet Sketch - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Deuce Bigalow has the gigolo's pet fish killed by blender. They replace it with a new one, but it doesn't fool him for long. Easy Virtue Poor Larita sits on the ghastly Whittaker family's pet dog. Since its the ample-bottomed Jessica Biel who plays Larita, the poor lap dog never really had a prayer! John's subplot in Happiest Season.He's covering for Abby's petsitting and unwittingly kills a ...
Pet Baby, Wild Animal - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Spike gets a pet phoenix hatchling after the events of "Dragon Quest", though in "Just for Sidekicks" it's revealed in a Photo Montage that he returned the little guy to the wild. The Old Woman Who Raised a Bear as Her Son is a Canadian special based on a traditional Inuit folktale about a polar bear cub who was adopted by an old woman.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic S2 E7 "May the Best ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Cool Pet: The episode is about Rainbow Dash's attempt to find one of these, with her tests being specifically designed to winnow down the contestants until she's left with the coolest (and awesomest and most radical) possible pet. By the end of the episode, Tank's little …
Head Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) A pet. On someone's head. From an animation standpoint this serves the purpose of bringing the animal in question closer to the faces of the human characters, so they can both be in close shots at once. Truth in Television in the case of pets, …
Pet Rat - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) In the Discworld series, competent rulers employ pet rats as a matter of course, though they sometimes find ways to keep them on the books. Virtually the entire population of Ankh-Morpork seems to be in this relationship to the Patrician sometimes, though some are a little less rat-like than others.
Right-Hand Cat - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) He may not pet him à la Blofeld, but likes to have the feline sleeping in his bed. Double Subversion in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX: the fact that Daitokouji-sensei had a pet cat could have been a clue he was The Mole, until he was further revealed to be a Double Agent. And after his Redemption Equals Death, the …
Lost Pet Grievance - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Sometimes when a pet dies, there is a high chance that this will result in Replacement Goldfish in which a pet gets replaced with something identical or something else. Sometimes, an antagonist will kill a character's pet in an attempt to demoralize or intimidate them.
A Pet into the Wild - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) The founder of ShadowClan was a molly named Rowena. She was a former pet who either ran away or was kicked out. Rowena's upbringing as a pet made her unusually caring but also quite naive, resulting in her getting taken advantage of several times. She was empathic and as a result she created a Clan full of the weak and the ostracized.
Littlest Pet Shop (2012) / Characters - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) These are the characters from the Littlest Pet Shop (2012) series. Main CharactersVoiced by: Ashleigh Ball Blythe Baxter is an aspiring fashion artist who along with her father, moved to the Big City apartment above the Littlest Pet Shop, a day- …
Animal Tropes - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Lab Pet: A scientist who treats their test subject as a pet. Licked by the Dog: An animal or baby shows affection towards an intimidating character. A Lizard Named "Liz": A non-human creature has a name that references their species. Make the Dog Testify: Animals have to appear in a courtroom trial.
Pet Fad Starter - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) This should go without saying, but buying an animal on impulse is a bad idea, and can lead to undue stress on both pet and owner.When a movie featuring a certain animal comes out, advocacy groups often put out messages to discourage people from suddenly buying it, and for good reason: when the hype dies down, people—especially children—often grow bored of the pet, especially when it turned ...
The Human Pet (Web Video) - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) The Human Pet is an Alternate Reality Game webseries that began YouTube uploads in 2006 and reached its conclusion (or rather, stopped uploading) in 2008.. The videos showcased a young man named Eric Taylor being kept against his will in a room with nothing but a mattress. His captor, Sam Deercot, also known as "The Codemaster", gave the audience the ability to help Eric survive through ...
Domesticated Dinosaurs - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) In Runaways, Gert has a pet Deinonychus named Old Lace. She was genetically engineered in the distant future and is given orders via a psychic link. 2000 AD ran with this idea by having the Cursed Earth – the post-apocalyptic wasteland between the Mega Cities of North America – infested with reborn dinosaurs. A long-running strip followed a pioneer "wagon train" leaving Judge Dredd's Mega ...
Anime / Creators Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) D.Gray-Man has developed their own Creator's Pet in the form of Johnny. Initially a very minor and forgettable character that would appear among the other members of the Science Department. But clearly through the power of the mangaka's love, Johnny's role in the manga increased tenfold after the arc with Noah's Ark, appearing more in the manga ...
Anime & Manga / Pet The Dog - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Chachamaru Pet The Cat(s) when she — after performing many acts of kindness in town from catching errant balloons stuck in trees to helping old ladies cross the overpass — rescued a stray kitten in a box going down a river, which followed her afterwards implying she knew the animal.
Pet Heir - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) That's the concept behind the Pet Heir plot. Hilarity Ensues as the new caretakers of the pet struggle to keep the pet alive despite the efforts of unscrupulous sorts, that is, Inadequate Inheritors who are next in line to inherit should "anything unfortunate" happen to the pet in question.
Everything's Better with Monkeys - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Littlest Pet Shop (2012) has the excitable and easily distracted Minka Mark, a cute pink female monkey. MAD has an episode where monkeys take over the show writing, making an entire episode of monkey and ape related sketches. Mr. Bogus: The second act of the episode "Beach Blanket Bogus" showed Brattus having fun with an organ grinder's pet monkey.
Empathy Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) A cute little pet sidekick whose emotions and reactions are closely synchronized with their keeper. The pet serves the function of the traditional zany from the Commedia dell'Arte, aping their human's reactions, and frequently revealing attitudes that the main character may be keeping hidden.. When alone, the character could also talk with this pet, treating them as a separate person with the ...
Comic Books / Creators Pet - TV Tropes
Posted: (52 years ago) Another creator pet for Dan Slott and his co-writer Christos Gage is Anna Maria Marconi. Introduced during Superior Spider-Man, Anna Maria was quickly romantically linked to Otto Octavius- then inhabiting the body of Peter Parker- and presented as his Morality Pet. However, the book went out of it's way to establish how amazing Anna Marie ...