History Film / InspectorGadget

15th Jan '18 3:04:19 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* TookALevelInDumbass: Inspector Gadget, naturally. In the first film, he is clearly in over his head but does his damnedest to do what is right. In the sequel his stupidity is played totally straight.
15th Jan '18 3:02:20 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* PromotedUpstairs: John Brown, a security guard with two years of experience and not the brightest bulb around, is promoted to Police Inspector upon his lifechanging revival.
15th Jan '18 2:58:50 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* EvilTowerOfOminousness: Scolex's tower, portrayed by the highly ornate One PPG Place in Pittsburgh.
9th Jan '18 6:00:06 AM InfamousDunlin
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* Between My Legs: When G2 separates in half to dodge the ninja kick and her torso flies out, the camera focuses on Squint and Jungle Bob between G2 legs tapping her foot impatiently.
30th Dec '17 9:20:06 AM lakingsif
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* BadassGrandma: Chief Quimby's mother after her wrongful arrest for reckless driving at the start of ''2''. Gadget and Quimby (who came to pick her up) bear witness to her badassery as she clobbers a few punks in her cell.
26th Dec '17 4:48:39 PM nombretomado
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** A post-credits gag has [[{{Mooks}} Mook #1]] Sikes attending [[TropaholicsAnonymous Minions Anonymous]], where other attendees include "[[Film/{{Goldfinger}} Hat Throwing Minion]]," "[[FantasyIsland Minion Who Identifies Seafaring Aircraft]]," [[Franchise/TheGreenHornet Kato]], [[Franchise/TheLoneRanger Tonto]], [[Film/YoungFrankenstein Igor]], "[[Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe Minion with Metallic Teeth]]," and Creator/MrT.

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** A post-credits gag has [[{{Mooks}} Mook #1]] Sikes attending [[TropaholicsAnonymous Minions Anonymous]], where other attendees include "[[Film/{{Goldfinger}} Hat Throwing Minion]]," "[[FantasyIsland "[[Series/FantasyIsland Minion Who Identifies Seafaring Aircraft]]," [[Franchise/TheGreenHornet Kato]], [[Franchise/TheLoneRanger Tonto]], [[Film/YoungFrankenstein Igor]], "[[Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe Minion with Metallic Teeth]]," and Creator/MrT.
30th Nov '17 11:56:22 AM themisterfree
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* CreatorCameo: Andy Heyward- head of Creator/DICEntertainment and one of the original series' co-creators- makes a cameo as a party guest, credited (appropriately enough) as "Mr. D.I.C.".

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* CreatorCameo: Andy Heyward- head of Creator/DICEntertainment and one of the original series' co-creators- makes a cameo as a party guest, credited (appropriately enough) as "Mr. D.I.C.". He and his wife Evelyn (credited as "Trophy Bride") can be seen in the background when [[ItMakesSenseInContext the camera zooms onto Gagdet's tethered ear stuck onto a sculpture]].
30th Nov '17 11:37:50 AM themisterfree
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* CreatorCameo: Andy Heyward- head of Creator/DICEntertainment and one of the original series' co-creators- makes a cameo as a party guest, credited (appropriately enough) as "Mr. D.I.C.".
26th Nov '17 7:49:27 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* LeanAndMean: Claw himself, who as we find out was formerly a FatBastard; by the time of the sequel, he is back to being the latter.
7th Nov '17 3:31:20 PM NWolfman
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* InNameOnly: Some names are shared, and Gadget has bionic implants. Otherwise, it bears not a shred of resemblance to the original.
** [[AvertedTrope The sequel is somewhat more faithful to the cartoon]], but nevertheless even more derided than the first.
* InspectorOblivious: Most notably when he unwittingly helps two escaped convicts break into a Dodge Viper in the first film.

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* InNameOnly: Some Save for a few shared names are shared, and Gadget the fact that the main character has bionic implants. Otherwise, it implants, but otherwise bears not a shred of little-to-no resemblance to [[WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget the original.
** [[AvertedTrope
80s cartoon]]. The DirectToVideo sequel is somewhat more faithful to the cartoon]], but nevertheless even more derided than the first.
faithful, for better or worse.
* InspectorOblivious: Most notably when He wouldn't be Inspector Gadget if he weren't. In his first day back on the job, he unwittingly helps two escaped convicts break into a Dodge Viper in the first film.Viper.
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