History Anime / TheBigO

11th Jun '17 3:14:35 PM nombretomado
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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Almost certainly by accident, R. Dorothy Wayneright has a very similar name to a character on YesMinister, Dorothy Wainwright. Go on and guess what the "Wayne" part refers too...

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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Almost certainly by accident, R. Dorothy Wayneright has a very similar name to a character on YesMinister, ''Series/YesMinister'', Dorothy Wainwright. Go on and guess what the "Wayne" part refers too...
21st May '17 6:15:17 AM TotemicHero
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There is a very Japanese cultural perspective here, in that wherever Roger goes in his investigation of the Monster of the Week, the people he talks to always think it is "a god." Anything strange or inexplicable is attributed to the gods. Each of the giant robots is even explicitly referred to as a "Mega''deus''."

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There is a very Japanese cultural perspective here, in that wherever Roger goes in his investigation of the Monster of the Week, the people he talks to always think it is "a god." Anything strange or inexplicable is attributed to the gods. Each There's a reason each of the giant robots is even explicitly referred to as a "Mega''deus''."
13th May '17 11:51:17 AM nombretomado
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* KudzuPlot: ''It's like a friggin' [[KatamariDamacy katamari ball]] went through an EpilepticTree orchard''.

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* KudzuPlot: ''It's like a friggin' [[KatamariDamacy [[VideoGame/KatamariDamacy katamari ball]] went through an EpilepticTree orchard''.
30th Apr '17 12:26:01 PM nombretomado
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''The Big O'' was created by Creator/{{Sunrise}} studios and premiered in Japan in October 1999. Though originally planned as a 26 episodes series, low viewership in Japan meant that production was ceased after only 13 had been completed. The series fared better internationally however, where it received a very postive reception after airing on on Creator/CartoonNetwork in April 2001. This caught the network's attention and as a result they offered Sunrise and Bandai Visual to join as co-producers on a second season, consisting of the 13 unproduced episodes, which starting airing in Japan in January 2003 and in August that year the US.

The second season began airing on the [[UnCancelled revived]] {{Toonami}} block on July 27th of 2013, airing at 3:30 AM and joining the lineup alongside ''Anime/SwordArtOnline''. Due to its role funding the anime's revival, Creator/CartoonNetwork (indefinitely) holds exclusive airing rights to the second season.

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''The Big O'' was created by Creator/{{Sunrise}} studios and premiered in Japan in October 1999. Though originally planned as a 26 episodes series, low viewership in Japan meant that production was ceased after only 13 had been completed. The series fared better internationally however, where it received a very postive positive reception after airing on on Creator/CartoonNetwork in April 2001. This caught the network's attention and as a result they offered Sunrise and Bandai Visual to join as co-producers on a second season, consisting of the 13 unproduced episodes, which starting airing in Japan in January 2003 and in August that year the US.

The second season began airing on the [[UnCancelled revived]] {{Toonami}} Creator/{{Toonami}} block on July 27th of 2013, airing at 3:30 AM and joining the lineup alongside ''Anime/SwordArtOnline''. Due to its role funding the anime's revival, Creator/CartoonNetwork (indefinitely) holds exclusive airing rights to the second season.
23rd Apr '17 10:05:40 AM nombretomado
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The second season began airing on the [[UnCancelled revived]] {{Toonami}} block on July 27th of 2013, airing at 3:30 AM and joining the lineup alongside SwordArtOnline. Due to its role funding the anime's revival, Creator/CartoonNetwork (indefinitely) holds exclusive airing rights to the second season.

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The second season began airing on the [[UnCancelled revived]] {{Toonami}} block on July 27th of 2013, airing at 3:30 AM and joining the lineup alongside SwordArtOnline.''Anime/SwordArtOnline''. Due to its role funding the anime's revival, Creator/CartoonNetwork (indefinitely) holds exclusive airing rights to the second season.
14th Mar '17 3:39:50 PM R.G.
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1st Feb '17 11:18:27 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* HypocriticalHumor: When Dorothy first shows up at Roger's place looking for protection, Roger muses that Norman must be going senile to have mistaken her for a human (he's not in the room). Dorothy is quick to point out that Roger was also fooled until he got a close look, so he changes the subject.



* IntimidationDemonstration: "The Greatest Villain". Before Beck fights Roger Smith he does some fancy maneuvers with a giant boomerang-like weapon his Megadeus created...[[CrowningMomentOfFunny then the whole thing is blown up in 2 seconds flat...]]

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* IntimidationDemonstration: "The Greatest Villain". Before Beck fights Roger Smith he does some fancy maneuvers with a giant boomerang-like weapon his Megadeus created...created. Roger then shoots him with Big O's ArmCannon, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny then trashing the whole thing is blown up in 2 two seconds flat...]]flat]].



* LandSeaSky: Big-O, Big-Fau, and Big-Duo respectively.

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* LandSeaSky: Big-O, Big-Fau, Big O, Big Fau, and Big-Duo Big Duo respectively.



* NeverBringAKnifeToAGunFight: In a mecha to mecha example, Beck pits his new RX-3 against the Big O, showing off a boomerang weapon with some fancy moves. Roger activates Big O's ArmCannon and trashes the RX-3 in less than ten seconds.

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* NeverBringAKnifeToAGunFight: In a mecha to mecha example, Beck pits his new RX-3 against the Big O, showing off a boomerang weapon with some fancy moves. Roger activates Big O's ArmCannon and trashes the RX-3 in less than ten a few seconds.



* PileBunker: Big O has them, and they amplify its punches.

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* PileBunker: Big O has them, and they amplify enormous pistons attached to its punches.elbows. They retract to absorb air, then release it in a compressed burst through vents on the wrist. The resulting blast can punch a hole through nearly anything.
31st Jan '17 7:10:27 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* ArmCannon: In the second season, Big O has a gatling gun installed in one of the arms.
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: The Description of Beck in Volume 3 after the fake-Megadeus frees him.

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* ArmCannon: In the second season, Big O has a gatling gun guns installed in one of the arms.
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: The Description description of Beck in Volume 3 after the fake-Megadeus frees him.



* BigDamnVillains: In Season 2, Alex Rosewater activates his own Big to stop an attacking Megadeus. It doesn't quite go as planned, though.

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* BigDamnVillains: In Season 2, Alex Rosewater activates his own Big to stop an attacking Megadeus.Megadeus after Roger is forced to abandon the fight to save Dorothy. It doesn't quite go as planned, though.



** In "Leviathan", Big O grabs the titular Megadeus's pincers at the wrist during their battle, then wrestles them into Leviathan itself so it will turn itself to dust.

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** In "Leviathan", Big O grabs the titular Megadeus's pincers at the wrist during their battle, then wrestles them into Leviathan itself so it will turn itself to dust. It helps that Roger already shot off its head, so it's in no position to struggle.



* EyepatchOfPower: Again, Norman. (''Especially'' in the manga, where he has to face down a group of armed, arsonist youngsters in a church. He covers the one remaining eye of a goddess statue with his eyepatch, picks up a firearm, tells the punks, "THIS is how you use a machine gun," and ''shoots a perfect outline of the group in the wall behind them''. He succeeds in leaving Dorothy speechless and wide-eyed. Then they go home and he makes ''dinner''.)

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* EyepatchOfPower: Again, Norman. (''Especially'' ''Especially'' in the manga, where he has to face down a group of armed, arsonist youngsters in a church. He covers the one remaining eye of a goddess statue with his eyepatch, picks up a firearm, tells the punks, "THIS is how you use a machine gun," and ''shoots a perfect outline of the group in the wall behind them''. He succeeds in leaving Dorothy speechless and wide-eyed. Then they go home and he makes ''dinner''.)



* FirstChurchOfMecha

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* %%* FirstChurchOfMecha



* AGodAmI: Eugene Grant, the [[AxCrazy crazy as fuck]] MadScientist.

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* AGodAmI: Eugene Grant, the [[AxCrazy crazy as fuck]] MadScientist.MadScientist who engineers humans into animals.



* LeaderFormsTheHead: In "The Greatest Villain", when Beck and his henchmen form their giant mecha RX-3, the part Beck is controlling becomes the head.

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* LeaderFormsTheHead: In "The Greatest Villain", when Beck and his henchmen form their giant mecha RX-3, the part Beck is controlling becomes the head. Parodied, since Beck's rocket car is hilariously out of proportion with the leg and chest units, being smaller than the actual head part that catches it.



* MegaCorp

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* MegaCorpMegaCorp: Paradigm is both the biggest company and the government.



* MonsterOfTheWeek

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* MonsterOfTheWeekMonsterOfTheWeek: Each episode has Roger inevitably fighting off a giant something with Big O.



* NotSoDifferent
* OhCrap: Schwarzwald has this look in Episode 12 when the tables turn on him.

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* %%* NotSoDifferent
* OhCrap: OhCrap:
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Schwarzwald has this look in Episode 12 when the tables turn on him.



-->"Ye Guilty."

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-->"Ye --->"Ye Guilty."



* OntologicalMystery
* OpeningACanOfClones

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* OntologicalMystery
*
OntologicalMystery: What happened 40 years ago to make everyone lose their memories?
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OpeningACanOfClones



* PrettyInMink: A few fur coats in the background, and one or two of Angel's outfits have them..

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* PrettyInMink: A few fur coats in the background, and one or two of Angel's outfits have them..them.



--> '''Beck''': "...The beam just bounced off..."

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--> '''Beck''': "...'''Beck''': ...The beam just bounced off..."



* RecursiveCanon

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* %%* RecursiveCanon



* SaharanShipwreck
* SandIsWater: The "Leviathan" is bigger than Big O, but it's freaking fast in the sand. Possibly justified since it appears to disintegrate any solids on contact, maybe it makes the sand mushier or something.
** When air is pumped into sand, it behaves like a fluid. Sand (and things like sand) also react this way to intense vibration (like sound); any powerful agitating force that could disintegrate solid matter would cause sand to act just like a liquid.

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* SaharanShipwreck
SaharanShipwreck: On one side of Paradigm city is an endless desert, with beached tankers among the ruins.
* SandIsWater: The "Leviathan" is bigger than Big O, but it's freaking fast in the sand. Possibly justified since it appears to disintegrate any solids on contact, maybe it makes the sand mushier or something.
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something. When air is pumped into sand, it behaves like a fluid. Sand (and things like sand) also react this way to intense vibration (like sound); any powerful agitating force that could disintegrate solid matter would cause sand to act just like a liquid.



* ScannableMan: Only in flashback.

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* ScannableMan: Only The "tomatoes" (clones) have barcodes appear in flashback.their eyes whenever they realize what they are.



** Several, but the most memorably hilarious one comes from episode 18, where Dorothy declares her love for Roger...not.
** The entire "Heaven's Day" episode was a ship tease between Roger and Dorothy, from people commenting on how they make a cute couple, to going out of their way to get gifts for each other.

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** Several, but the most memorably hilarious one comes from episode 18, where Dorothy declares her love for Roger...not.
just joking.
** The entire "Heaven's Day" episode was a ship tease between Roger and Dorothy, from people commenting on how they make a cute couple, to going out of their way to get gifts for each other. Norman helps push Roger into it.



* TitleThemeTune

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* TitleThemeTuneTitleThemeTune: "Big O" is sung in the beginning at various speeds.



* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld

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* %%* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld
27th Jan '17 11:19:11 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* ArmCannon: One of Big O's attacks in the second season.

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* ArmCannon: One of Big O's attacks in In the second season.season, Big O has a gatling gun installed in one of the arms.



'''Roger''': So I see...Beck, the would-be criminal prince of Amnesia-ville is at large again...His speciality is exploiting the hopes of the desperate and the memory-challenged. He is a man without conscience or remorse...and he is a '''smoker'''.

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'''Roger''': So I see...Beck, the would-be criminal prince of Amnesia-ville is at large again...His speciality specialty is exploiting the hopes of the desperate and the memory-challenged. He is a man without conscience or remorse...and he is a '''smoker'''.



* AwesomeButImpractical: The RocketPunch of Big Fau. It looks cool how it can burrow through buildings without stopping. But if destroyed, Big Fau has no arms.
* AwesomeMcCoolname: Megadeus, The "Bigs" mechs Big O, Big Fau, Big Duo and Big Venus.

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* AwesomeButImpractical: The RocketPunch of Big Fau. It looks cool how when it can burrow burrows through buildings without stopping. But if destroyed, Big Fau has no arms.
* AwesomeMcCoolname: Megadeus, The "Bigs" the "Big" mechs Big O, Big Fau, Big Duo and Big Venus.



* BadassBiker: Norman.

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* BadassBiker: Norman.Norman travels around on a motorbike with a sidecar that hides missiles.



* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Aww, Pero...]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Aww, Pero...The ending of "Missing Cat". [[spoiler:Pero regains his will within the chimera, but destroys himself because he can't continue in his current state.]]



* BookEnds: The first scene of episode one is the last scene of the series. [[GainaxEnding Yup]].
** [[spoiler:The only difference is that both Dorothy and Angel watch Roger drive by.]]

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* BookEnds: The first scene of episode one is the last scene of the series. [[GainaxEnding Yup]].
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Yup]]. [[spoiler:The only difference is that both Dorothy and Angel watch Roger drive by.by the second time.]]



* BrawlerLock: In episode 17 "Leviathan", Big O grabs the titular Megadeus's pincers during their battle.

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* BrawlerLock: BrawlerLock:
**
In episode 17 "Leviathan", Big O grabs the titular Megadeus's pincers at the wrist during their battle.battle, then wrestles them into Leviathan itself so it will turn itself to dust.
** In "The Third Big", Big O does this against Bonaparte.



** [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Episode 18]] which comes straight after 2 back-to-back dead serious episodes.
** Episode 22 (Hydra) is a relative breather episode. While it has several important points such as [[spoiler: Roger's memory of being in some sort of war, as well as the re-energization of Big Fau]], it comes right after the two-parter of Stripes and The Third Big, which includes [[spoiler: Big Fau's first appearance and the revelation of the Union]] and is followed by what is basically the beginning of the GrandFinale.
* BriefcaseFullOfMoney: How Roger negotiates Dorothy's release from Beck in the first episode. Afterwards, he activates the briefcase by remote control, which leaves Beck without any money.
* BrokenBird: Angel.
* BrokenMasquerade: Near the end of the second season, Gordon Rosewater proclaims that [[spoiler:there never were any memories before 40 years ago, while Schwartzwald independently reaches the same conclusion]]. Then, Angel starts to [[spoiler:delete the world systematically herself...followed by the season's GainaxEnding of a then-cancelled show.)]]

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** [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Episode 18]] "The Greatest Villain", which comes straight after 2 back-to-back dead serious episodes.
** Episode 22 (Hydra) "Hydra" is a relative breather episode. While it has several important points such as [[spoiler: Roger's memory of being in some sort of war, as well as the re-energization of Big Fau]], it comes right after the two-parter of Stripes "Stripes" and The "The Third Big, Big", which includes [[spoiler: Big Fau's first appearance and the revelation of the Union]] and is followed by what is basically the beginning of the GrandFinale.
* BriefcaseFullOfMoney: How Roger negotiates Dorothy's release from Beck in the first episode. Afterwards, When he activates realizes Beck played him with a robot, he triggers rockets in the briefcase by remote control, case which leaves Beck without any money.
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brings it back to him. Beck's cronies end up shooting the case and spilling the money all over the highway.
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BrokenBird: Angel.
* BrokenMasquerade: Near the end of the second season, Gordon Rosewater proclaims that [[spoiler:there never were any memories before 40 years ago, while Schwartzwald independently reaches the same conclusion]]. Then, Angel starts to [[spoiler:delete the world systematically herself... followed by the season's GainaxEnding of a then-cancelled show.)]]



** Just once, but it's a doozy.

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** Just once, but it's a doozy.Roger doesn't normally do this, except for the "[[WavemotionGun Final Stage!]]" It's appropriately spectacular.



** The specific words "Big O" and "Showtime" may not be specifically necessary, but Roger's voice is. In fact, this is exploited in an episode when the villain somehow manages to craft an animatronic bust of Roger which is a perfect replica of his face and chest cavity, so that it will have Roger's voice (synthetic vocal chords must sound just like the regular kind); he then sets it on a little automated buggy and has it shout "Big O!" into one of Roger's watches, over and over, so that the robot is too busy chasing the bust to come to the aid of the negotiator. Fortunately, [[spoiler:once the buggy falls into the water, Big O stops in its tracks, as with no voice command to follow, it has no reason to move]], foiling the villain's plans.
* CallToAgriculture: Gordon Rosewater and his tomatoes.

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** The specific words "Big O" and "Showtime" may not be specifically necessary, but Roger's voice is. In fact, this is exploited in an episode when the villain Beck somehow manages to craft an animatronic bust of Roger which is a perfect replica of his face and chest cavity, so that it will have Roger's voice (synthetic vocal chords must sound just like the regular kind); he then sets it on a little automated buggy and has it shout "Big O!" into one of Roger's watches, over and over, so that the robot is too busy chasing the bust to come to the aid of the negotiator. Fortunately, [[spoiler:once the buggy falls into the water, Big O stops in its tracks, as with no voice command to follow, it has no reason to move]], foiling the villain's Beck's plans.
* CallToAgriculture: Gordon Rosewater and his tomatoes. He previously ran the city before his son took over.



* CheekyMouth
* ChestBlaster: [[spoiler: Big O's Final Stage.]] It's also got rockets hidden under the chest armor. The Chrome Buster acts like a standard SuperRobot ChestBlaster but it's fired from the forehead.

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* %%* CheekyMouth
* ChestBlaster: [[spoiler: ChestBlaster:
**
Big O's Final Stage.]] It's also got rockets O has an array of rocket launchers hidden under the chest armor. The Chrome Buster acts like a standard SuperRobot ChestBlaster but it's fired from armor.
** Big O's Final Stage, [[spoiler:a massive fold-out WaveMotionGun hidden in
the forehead.chest]].



* CliffHanger: And how!

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* %%* CliffHanger: And how!



* CombiningMecha: Jason Beck's custom-made machine, which proves to be [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIbYfPbGc0Y utterly useless]] (taken out by what is essentially Big O's ''side arm'' in ''two seconds'')... [[CrowningMomentOfFunny hilariously, utterly useless]].

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* CombiningMecha: Jason Beck's custom-made machine, which In his third appearance, Beck has "state-of-the-art" Megadeus created by the developers of the domes. It proves to be [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIbYfPbGc0Y utterly useless]] (taken out useless]], getting blasted apart by what is essentially Big O's ''side arm'' in ''two seconds'')... [[CrowningMomentOfFunny hilariously, utterly useless]].seconds''.



* ContemplateOurNavels

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* %%* ContemplateOurNavels



* CoolCar: The Griffon, Roger's personal ride.
* CoolGarage: ''Two'' of these one was a giant hangar in his mansion that stored the Big O (his giant robot) and his car, and the other was the left foot of the Big O.

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* CoolCar: The Griffon, Roger's personal ride.
ride. Bulletproof and has machine guns and missile launchers.
* CoolGarage: ''Two'' of these -- one was a giant hangar in his mansion that stored the Big O (his giant robot) and his car, and the other was the left foot of the Big O.



* CoolShades: Goes with his suit.

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* CoolShades: Goes with his Roger's suit.



-->'''Roger''': You could've come up with a gentler way to bring me around, you know. [[KissOfLife Like, mouth to mouth, or something?]]
-->'''Dorothy''': Not with the displacement capacity of my air tank. You're such a louse, Roger Smith.
-->'''Roger''': Heh, you're definitely our Dorothy.

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-->'''Roger''': You could've come up with a gentler way to bring me around, you know. [[KissOfLife Like, mouth to mouth, or something?]]
-->'''Dorothy''':
something?]]\\
'''Dorothy''':
Not with the displacement capacity of my air tank. You're such a louse, Roger Smith.
-->'''Roger''':
Smith.\\
'''Roger''':
Heh, you're definitely our Dorothy.



* DeadManWriting: In episode 24 Roger receives a letter from Michael Seebach (Schwartzwald), which was to be delivered after his death.

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* DeadManWriting: In episode 24 24, Roger receives a letter from Michael Seebach (Schwartzwald), which was to be delivered after his death.



* DiabolusExMachina: When Roger fights Big Fau, Big Fau suddenly has a DeflectorShield which it did not possess in its last appearance. It just serves to make sure Big O loses the first round, since the episode needs to kill some time for the main plot.



* DoesntLikeGuns: Roger on the in-verse Justification that it's not "gentleman"-like and meta-verse Justification of being based on Batman.

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* DoesntLikeGuns: Roger on the in-verse Justification that it's not "gentleman"-like and meta-verse Justification of being based on Batman. Nevertheless, he's a crack shot when the need arises.



* EarlyBirdCameo: Big Fau is seen in a vision in Episode 13 at least a good 6 episodes before it would make an official appearance.

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* EarlyBirdCameo: Big Fau is seen in a vision in Episode 13 at least a good 6 six episodes before it would make an official appearance.



* EpicFail: In "Beck Comes Back", Beck's "Victory Deluxe" Megadeus attempts to make a big entrance to challenge Roger and the Big O--only to get stuck halfway rising up. And even when it does become battle ready, its missiles and lasers prove to be [[NoSell utterly useless against the Big O]], which promptly [[OffWithHisHead decapitates Beck's robot.]]

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* EpicFail: EpicFail:
**
In "Beck Comes Back", Beck's "Victory Deluxe" Megadeus attempts to make a big entrance to challenge Roger and the Big O--only to get stuck halfway rising up. And even when it does become battle ready, its missiles and lasers prove to be [[NoSell utterly useless against the Big O]], which promptly [[OffWithHisHead decapitates Beck's robot.]]



* EvaFins: Schwarzwald's Big Duo has them, "Big O" too.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: An AmoralAttorney hires Smith on behalf of his mother to find the corpse of the WhiteSheep of the family.

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* EvaFins: Schwarzwald's Big Duo has them, "Big O" Big O too.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: An AmoralAttorney hires Smith on behalf of his mother to find the corpse of the WhiteSheep of the family.family, and is annoyed at the thought of Roger potentially tricking her into thinking he's alive.



* EvilPlan: Alex Rosewater is doing something sinister with Big Fau and Alan Gabriel has his own agenda and the Union is up to something but due to the MindScrew it's hard to tell what. Beck has the much more straight-forward 'make lots of money illegally' deal.

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* EvilPlan: Alex Rosewater is doing something sinister with Big Fau and Fau, Alan Gabriel has his own agenda agenda, and the Union is up to something but due to the MindScrew it's hard to tell what. Beck has the much more straight-forward 'make lots of money illegally' deal.



* EyeBeams

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* EyeBeamsEyeBeams: The Big-type Megadi all have them, as do some of the other Megadi.



* FacePalmOfDoom: The eponymous mecha's signature attack (Sudden Impact) can work like this, grabbing an opponent's head and retracting the pressurized pistons inside the arms and subsequently releasing them ForMassiveDamage. Its power seems to be adjustable. When Roger did this to Beck's Megadeus, it completely separated the head and cockpit from the rest of the body. When he did it earlier against Beck's van, however, the van and its occupants were largely intact and merely shaken up.

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* FacePalmOfDoom: The eponymous mecha's signature attack (Sudden Impact) can work like this, grabbing an opponent's head and retracting using the pressurized pistons inside the arms and subsequently releasing them ForMassiveDamage.to decapitate it. Its power seems to be adjustable. When Roger did this to Beck's Megadeus, it completely separated the head and cockpit from the rest of the body. When he did it earlier against Beck's van, however, the van and its occupants were largely intact and merely shaken up.



* FilmNoir / FantasticNoir: A ''lot'' of the series's style comes from this.

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* FilmNoir / FantasticNoir: A ''lot'' of the series's style comes from this.



* FunnyAfro: Beck and his gang sport this in episode 18.

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* FunnyAfro: Beck and his gang sport this in episode 18.18 after a lightning strike frazzles them.



* GiantRobotHandsSaveLives: Roger and Schwartzwald fall into their giant robots' hands and survive several times. Roger has also done this for other people. Thank you, gentle robot friend.

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* GiantRobotHandsSaveLives: Roger and Schwartzwald fall into their giant robots' hands and survive several times. Roger has also done this for other people. Thank you, gentle robot friend. At least in the ChristmasEpisode, the victim falls into a pile of apparently soft debris in the hand (even though it popped up from beneath the street), rather than the hand itself.



* GratuitousGerman: Michael Seebach a.k.a. Schwarzwald ([[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Forest named after the famous mountain range in Germany]]) assaults the ears of the Japanese viewers with really, really poor attempts at speaking German. Anyone listing to the English dub is spared from this.
** They also misspell Seebach's name (they spell it with an "Z" at the beginning).

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* GratuitousGerman: Michael Seebach a.k.a. Schwarzwald ([[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Forest named after the famous mountain range in Germany]]) assaults the ears of the Japanese viewers with really, really poor attempts at speaking German. Anyone listing to the English dub is spared from this.
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this. They also misspell Seebach's name (they spell it with an "Z" at the beginning).



* HeroicBSOD: The CliffHanger of the episode "Stripes," with Heroic Error Windows popping up throughout the series.

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* HeroicBSOD: The CliffHanger of the episode "Stripes," "Stripes", with Heroic Error Windows popping up throughout the series.



* InfantImmortality: Averted. ''Winter Night Phantom'' makes it clear that a child was at ground zero of a bombing and did not survive.

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* InfantImmortality: Averted. ''Winter "Winter Night Phantom'' Phantom" makes it clear that a child was at ground zero of a bombing and did not survive.
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