Princess Tutu Abridged Episode 4
Season 1, Episode 4
Air date 2/21/09
Length 10:16
Created by TutuOnAbridger
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Episode guide
Princess Tutu Abridged: Episode 3
Princess Tutu Abridged: Episode 5

Summary Edit

In which Piano Penguin Man saves the day, Duck and Rue learn the true meaning of Christmas, and a plot is artificially inserted into a filler episode.

Cast Edit

  • Elf -- Duck/Tutu, Pike
  • Blade -- Rue, Liliae, Mr. Cat, Jeeves
  • Walker -- Mytho, Emo
  • Runen -- Fakir, Drosselmeyer, Piano Penguin Man, Announcer
  • Doodle -- Edel
  • Taslin -- Narrator
  • Also Featuring: Elf/Walker's Mom, as Giselle

Music Edit

(0:00 - 0:32) Introduction - Princess Tutu OST+

[Guest Opening - "Baby, Get Up And Dance" by AB]

(1:03 - 1:28) Estudio III - Princess Tutu OST

(1:29 - 1:39) Dawn - Princess Tutu OST++++

(3:04 - 3:49) Estudio III - Princess Tutu OST

(3:50 - 4:34) Aquarium - Camille Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals

(4:35 - 4:42) The Wind's Requiem - The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker OST

(4:43 - 5:10) Strange Goldcrown Town - Princess Tutu OST++

(5:24 - 5:46) Funny Ahiru/Mr. Cat - Princess Tutu OST+

(6:07 - 6:18) Edel's Organ - Princess Tutu OST+++

(6:33 - 6:45) Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy - Pyotr Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite

(7:06 - 8:00) The Entrance of Hilarion - Adolphe Adam, Giselle

(8:01 - 8:17) Supermassive Black Hole - Muse

(8:18 - 9:14) The Entrance of Hilarion - Adolphe Adam, Giselle

(9:16 - 9:50) On Wings of Song - Felix Mendelssohn

[Closing - "Caramelldansen" by Caramell]

+ Mix of Little Overture - Pyotr Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite
++ Mix of March of the Nutcracker - Pyotr Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite
+++ Mix of Music of the Automatica - Arthur Saint-Leon, Coppelia
++++ Mix of Waltz of the Hours - Arthur Saint-Leon, Coppelia

References Edit

(0:00) The story for this episode is a modified version of the movie Corpse Bride.

(4:35) The music choice here is a reference to the video-game The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.

(8:17) Tutu's line "Stop in the name of love!" is a reference to Diana Ross's song of the same name.

(10:04) The commercial for the Plot Case(TM) claims to be a product of 'ACME Fictioneer Supply;' this name is an oblique reference to the Coyote & Roadrunner shorts from Looney Toons.

Trivia Edit

  • This episode features a guest opening made by LovableCatKyo. Duck goes on to notice that the opening has changed when the actual episode starts, to Pike and Liliae's delight.
  • The poem that finally breaks Giselle out of her funk is a haiku, written by Blade. ("In winter sleeping/Finally becoming dead/Sorrows laid to rest")
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