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 I am on a drug: its called SETO FREAKING KAIBA!!!

  Kaiba: It's because this vagina makes no sense, nobody could figure out how to do it!

    • Duke Devlin manages to cross the line three times.

 "I summon the extremely phallic spaceship, but since it belongs to me, it grows to twice its usual size. Duke Devlin always rises to the occasion, baby!"

 Johnson: Your series is in violation of copyright law, it is my job to see that you are rightfully punished.

Joey: Hold on a second, you're that guy who's been taking out all the abridged series on Youtube! You're that guy who got us banned twice!

Johnson: That's right, Joseph. And you know what they say: third time's the charm.

    • Also, in episode 10, Joey mentions a spinoff series called "Yu-Gi-Oh DMX", about a bunch of rap artists playing card games. Now watch this video.
      • Also, has Jaden made a single appearance in this series without rapping?
    • In episode 11, Tristan becomes convinced that Kaiba is Santa, and is dismayed when he doesn't get a chance to tell him what he wants for Christmas. The credits (with the Spice Girls' "Wannabe" playing over them) reveal that Tristan wants a pony when the lyrics play "Make it last forever, friendship never ends".
    • In the Leather Pants parody-of-a-parody Literal Pants, Marik repeatedly takes jabs at Kirbopher's artistic skills when it came to animating the video. This becomes funny when you consider Kirbopher and LittleKuriboih's voice acting roles in the upcoming animation project Monster Boy, where they play a frustrated artist and a creature that exists solely to critisize him, respectively.
    • Season 3 implies that Noah (aka the head of 4Kids) was entirely unaware that the company lost the rights to Pokémon and One Piece, and now the Big Five are trying to defeat Yugi and his friends to get rid of them having cancelled their show. In the aftermath of 4Kids being sued and the possibility of losing their license to Yu-Gi-Oh! due to violation of their contract with Tokyo TV, this is absolutely hysterical.
    • In the 2nd Anniversary Video, Dan Green only invited Vic Mignogna and Johnny Yong Bosch because he doesn't want girls to come to his party. He then follows by telling all the girls to go watch My Little Pony. A few years later... oh, you know where this is going!
  • Ho Yay:
  • Jumping the Shark: Those who believe the series has jumped the shark generally agree that it did so around the end of season 2.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Florence.
  • Memetic Mutation: Several.
    • "Attention, duelists: My hair has become an internet phenomenon."
    • "In America!"
    • "No homo right?" "ALL OF THE HOMO!"
    • "RIIIIGHT, idon'tbelieveyou!"
    • Brroklyn Rage!
  • Mis Blamed: Many people blame 4Kids for Little Kuriboh's most recent suspension in December 2010. However, it was actually done by a company named Nihon Ad Systems, which is the company that does the Japanese episodes of Yugioh. Despite the fact 4Kids are portrayed as the Big Five in Season 3, they seem to like Yugioh Abridged.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • There's Yugi's dream in Episode 16, the 2001 parody. The creepy music coupled with the overall Satanic look of it nearly made a few people afraid to go to sleep for fear of dreaming about it.
    • In the fourth "Evil Council" video, Pegasus, with a little help from the possessed teddy bear, resurrects his dead wife Cecilia the old-fashioned way. Needless to say, the appropriately edited image of Cecilia will come across as shocking to those unprepared.
    • Noah is creepy. Not that he wasn't creepy in the original, but here...
      • "Hush little Mokuba, don't say a word,
Noah's going to keep you in the virtual world
And if your brother tries to moan
Noah's going turn his body into stone..." Brrr, creepy
    • Melvin. Just... Melvin.
    • Seto in Season Zero. He's actually nice and friendly... while still having a Creepy Monotone, making his kindness sort of creepy.
  • Sein Language: Attention Tropers: Chesticles. That is all.
  • Shocking Swerve: Melvin successfully cancels the show in episode 46.
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Yami Bakura/Florence and Marik seem to show up together a lot in all things related to Yu-Gi-Oh the Abridged Series and their banter together usually goes on for a while. This is especially clear in the "Come Sail Away" video, which was supposed to feature just Yami singing the song but it ended up being sung by a majority of the cast, with who else but Bakura and Marik getting the chorus part and even getting to talk during the inbetween music.
  • Took a Level In Jerkass: Tristan in season 2 for most of his jokes come to him wanting to have sex with Joey's sister.
  • Tear Jerker:
    • Mako's speech at the end of Harpoonshipping. While not really sad, it's beautiful in a way.
      • The ocean forgiving him.
    • The eulogy to Tristan's voice, despite being really weird, is rather sad, if it's looked at the right way.
    • Marik and Florence's Final Hate Duet at the end of episode 46. What's worse is that, considering Florence didn't show up for about a hundred unabridged episodes after this, he probably won't return to the abridged series for a while either. He's essentially dead. At least there's always the evil council videos...
  • The Woobie:
    • Bakura, when he's not being the Butt Monkey.
    • Serenity, until she recovers her eyesight.
    • Mokuba takes the cake for this: constantly being told to shut up and possibly molested by Noah. And he's a Butt Monkey too. Actually, being a The Woobie and the Butt Monkey is practically the same in this show.
  • Woolseyism:

 English!Pegasus: No! I can’t live without "Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series"! It’s so important to me!

English!Yami: Don’t worry, Pegasus. There’s always "Naruto: The Abridged Series". But as everyone knows, that’s just not quite as good!

 Swedish!Pegasus: No! I can’t live without "Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series"! It’s so important to me!

Swedish!Yami: Don’t worry, Pegasus. There are many more abridged series. But as everyone knows, they don't exist in Swedish!

  English!Mokuba: Let's go find the genie voiced by Robin Williams and occasionally by Dan Castellaneta.

  Swedish!Mokuba: Let's go find the genie voiced by Dan Ekborg, who also played Hades.

    • The Polish dub by FlyingIrzimekFTW is also full of these. For starters, Joey's Brooklyn accent is replaced with Bialystok accent (a Russian-influenced accent). Episode 8 replaces the Spanish opening with German (the episode being titled "Kartenspiele"). 4Kids is replaced in all instances by Polsat. The aforementioned joke in the Swedish dub paragraph goes like this:

 Polish!Pegasus: No! I can’t live without "Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series PL Fandub"! It’s so important to me!

Polish!Yami: Don’t worry, Pegasus. There’s always a version with Polish subtitles. But as everyone knows, that’s just not quite as good!

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