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Encyclopedia > Pop (Happy Tree Friends)
Happy Tree Friends character
Pop
Gender Male
Animal Bear
Episode count 30
TVcount 3
Kill count 19
Death Count 14 (11 from Episodes, 3 from Smoochies)
relatives {{{relatives}}}
First appearance Havin' a Ball
First death Havin' a Ball
First victim Cub from Chip Off the Ol' Block
Voice actor Aubrey Ankrum (2002-2006)
Kenn Navarro (2006- )

Pop is a fictional character in the cartoon series Happy Tree Friends. Happy Tree Friends is a flash cartoon series by Mondo Mini Shows, created by Kenn Navarro, Aubrey Ankrum and Rhode Montijo. ... Aubrey Ankrum is an American animator and graphic artist. ... Kenn Navarro is an American animator known for creating the popular internet cartoon Happy Tree Friends. ... Happy Tree Friends is a flash cartoon series by Mondo Mini Shows, created by Kenn Navarro, Aubrey Ankrum and Rhode Montijo. ...

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Character Bio

Cub's father. A light brown bear. He is another adult character. Some people refer to him as the stereotypically clueless, bathrobe-wearing, pipe-smoking 1950s style sitcom father. He never appeared in any episode without Cub excluding his BBQ smoochie. Light Brown is a light shade of the color brown. ... In modern usage, a stereotype is a simplified mental picture of an individual or group of people who share a certain characteristic (or stereotypical) qualities. ... Bathrobe A bathrobe is a single-piece garment typically worn after bathing and in the privacy of ones home. ... Youth with pipe by Hendrick Jansz Terbrugghen A pipe is a tool used for smoking. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ...


His son Cub often dies as a result of both his attention and inattention - although it's clear that he loves him. In the web series he usually didn't know of his son's deaths, but he is more aware of them in the TV series. He isn't very bright (like in "Easy For You To Sleigh", he pulled the fire detector off and later on killed himself and Cub because of the smoke) and when he tries to save his son, he often kills him and sometimes himself, too. Anyway, in both, the Internet shorts and the TV series, he survives almost every episode in which he appears. He survives all 3 TV episodes in which he is starring. It is still unknown whether Cub died or still lives in "A Hole Lotta Love".


Pop does not appear in as many episodes without his son. He originally was going to appear in the second part of "Happy Trails", but many considered it weird for Pop to kill Flaky. Instead Flippy took his place. However, Pop becomes more prominent in the TV shows.


Pop is one of the few characters in the show who has a much more intelligible way of speaking. He almost speaks clear words in some of the episodes he appears in and even reads a story of "The Night Before Christmas" to Cub in one of them.


One question on 'Question Kenn' asked if Disco Bear and Pop could be the same character, though this is certainly not the case as they have been seen as separate characters in episodes in which they both appeared in.


The fun fact of the "Collect Them All" section is that he even smokes in his sleep.


In the Halloween episode "Read 'em and Weep", Pop is a cheapskate as he's seen buying a scary book which is in the cent symbol box.


There is evidence in the recent episode "Can't Stop Coffin" that Pop may very well be a widower, due to the fact that in their cameo in the episode, he and Cub are seen mourning at a gravestone which probably belongs to his dead wife.


Pop & Cub Episodes

Starring Roles

  • Havin' a Ball
  • Chip Off the Ol' Block
  • Snip Snip Hooray
  • Water Way to Go
  • Stealing the Spotlight
  • And the Kitchen Sink
  • Doggone It!
  • A Hole Lotta Love
  • Read Em' and Weep

Featuring Roles

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mime (DVD Only)
  • Class Act
  • From Hero to Eternity
  • Don't Yank My Chain
  • Sea What I Found
  • Easy For You to Sleigh
  • Every Litter Bit Hurts
  • Mime to Five
  • Letter Late Than Never
  • Easy Comb, Easy Go

Appearance Roles

  • Flippin' Burgers
  • Hello Dolly!
  • Ipso Fatso
  • Concrete Solution
  • Who's to Flame?
  • As You Wish
  • Gems the Breaks
  • See What Develops
  • Aw, Shucks!
  • Wingin' It
  • Can't Stop Coffin

Number of Kills

  • Cuddles - 2 (And the Kitchen Sink, A Hole Lotta Love)
  • Giggles - 1 (And the Kitchen Sink)
  • Toothy - 1 (And the Kitchen Sink)
  • Lumpy - 1 (A Hole Lotta Love)
  • Petunia - 1 (A Hole Lotta Love (along with Sniffles)
  • Nutty - 0
  • Sniffles - 0
  • Flaky - 1 (And the Kitchen Sink)
  • Handy - 1 (A Hole Lotta Love (along with Sniffles)
  • The Mole - 0
  • Disco Bear - 0
  • Russell - 0
  • Mime - 1 (A Hole Lotta Love)
  • Lifty - 1 (And the Kitchen Sink)
  • Shifty - 1 (And the Kitchen Sink)
  • Cub - 7 (Chip Off the Ol' Block, Snip Snip Hooray, Water Way to Go, And the Kitchen Sink, Sea What I Found, Easy Comb, Easy Go, Read Em and Weep)
  • Cro-Marmot - 0
  • Flippy - 0
  • Splendid - 0

Deaths

  1. Havin' a Ball: Is hit by trucks, and having truck parts on him, and then is sliced into pieces by helicopter rotors.
  2. Flippin' Burgers: Crushed by burger joint door along with Cub.
  3. Class Act: Dies in an explosion.
  4. Stealing the Spotlight: Is boiled to death by Lumpy's bright lights.
  5. Pop's BBQ Smoochie Light: Lights a BBQ grill with meths, but is too powerful and the grill explodes. Charcoal pieces then fall and burn a hole through his head.
  6. Pop's BBQ Smoochie Corn: Pop eats some corn, but then a flame from the grill pops the corn inside him, presumably crushing his organs into popcorn.
  7. Pop's BBQ Smoochie Kabob: The kabob stick impales Pop through the eye and out of the other side of his head.
  8. Easy For You to Sleigh: Dies of suffocation from smoke along with Cub.
  9. Who's to Flame?: Dies in a fire explosion.
  10. Every Litter Bit Hurts: Impaled through nose with flaming pine cone, then burns to death.
  11. As You Wish!: Impaled on the edge of Sniffles' rocket along with Petunia.
  12. Mime to Five: Ears gets damaged and impaled by windshield glass shards along with Cub.
  13. Aw, Shucks!: Crushed by giant piece of popcorn.
  14. Wingin' It: Sucked out of plane along with Cub, presumed dead.

Injuries

  1. Doggone It!: Gets attacked by Whistle.

Trivia

  • In the Internet shorts, there were a few episodes where Cub was in a certain episode, but Pop was not in the episode. But in the TV series Pop and Cub are always together.

 
 

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