Some people might say that the characters in Phineas and Ferb only look strange to viewers, but that in-universe they look "normal" to each other. However, the series has shown that the characters are actually aware of their strange body shapes and a lot of other things too.

Sometimes they will comment on Phineas' lack of a chin or his triangular head. The same thing also can be applied to any other character in the show. Sometimes characters look so different from each other that it looks like they belong to different universes.

So, my question is, how does Phineas put his shirt on? Is his shirt that stretchy? If that were the case, wouldn't it wear off eventually, anyway? I know that both brothers have a lot of the same clothes to change, but I think that is too simple an explanation.

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    Why would that be too simple of an explanation? Also I’m not too sure you need two whole paragraphs of build up here to get to your question though I won’t edit it out.
    – TheLethalCarrot
    Jul 10, 2018 at 20:59
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    My head is bigger than my neck, but I still manage to put on a shirt most mornings. Jul 11, 2018 at 14:37
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    @MikeHarris - Your co-workers have asked me to ask you to make that every morning
    – Valorum
    Jul 11, 2018 at 17:11
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    @Valorum Whoops, I had hoped no one noticed. Jul 11, 2018 at 22:12
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    @BCLC Stewie doesn’t put his shirt on. His mom puts it on him. :-P
    – Fogmeister
    Jul 12, 2018 at 7:13

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Images courtesy of Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

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    Like all of us, his nose is made of squishy cartilage.
    – Goose
    Jul 11, 2018 at 14:57
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    That fabric comes from the same place as the outfits for the characters: Elongated Man (aka Randolph "Ralph" Dibny) on Flash, Mister Fantastic (aka Reed Richards) on Fantastic Four, Elastigirl (aka Helen Parr or Mrs. Incredible) on The Incredibles. Jul 12, 2018 at 7:37
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    @Rafalon they built a portal to Mars, that's hardly the weirdest way they violated the laws of nature that morning ;)
    – Morgen
    Jul 12, 2018 at 8:14
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    In that animation, his sleeves should not get coloured on the side away from the brushes, but some how they are.
    – Kami
    Jul 12, 2018 at 15:32
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    @Kami The shirt must be textured in such a way that capillary action pulls the color in. Jul 12, 2018 at 17:04

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