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28th Mar '16 9:16:17 PM SuperMagneto
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* Dr. Claw seems like a genius with a high IQ, but not once has he ever thought that his arch nemesis is a bumbling klutz. He still believes Gadget is a brilliant detective.

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* Dr. Claw seems like a genius with a high IQ, but not once has he ever thought that his arch nemesis is a bumbling klutz. He still believes Gadget is a brilliant detective. You would think after all the years of spying on him that he would suspect Gadget is a clueless guy who gets help from a little girl and dog.
28th Mar '16 9:13:39 PM SuperMagneto
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* Imagine living in a universe where your super hero uncle is a bumbling idiot. Only you and your dog know he is a klutz and a goof up. For the rest of your life, you would have to keep an eye on your uncle, making sure he doesn't get people, and himself, killed. You won't be able to have a relationship, or get married, without worrying about your uncle blowing himself up. To make things worse, you have an evil criminal mastermind who has connections all over the world. You would have no choice but to tag along with him on his missions. It's a good thing Penny loves playing detective and solving mysteries. If she didn't, she would have a terrible life babysitting her uncle and fighting villains every day.

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* Imagine living in a universe where your super hero uncle is a bumbling idiot. Only you and your dog know he is a klutz and a goof up. For the rest of your life, you would have to keep an eye on your uncle, making sure he doesn't get people, and himself, killed. You won't be able to have a relationship, or get married, without worrying about your uncle blowing himself up. To make things worse, you have an evil criminal mastermind who has connections all over the world. You would have no choice but to tag along with him on his missions. It's a good thing Penny loves playing detective and solving mysteries. If she didn't, she would have a terrible life babysitting her uncle and fighting villains every day.



** Ground floor master suites aren't all that unusual. Put an upstairs bath directly above the master bathroom, which is basic good design, and Penny's room being beside that bath and directly above her uncle's room makes perfect sense, as it gives her a corner room.

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** Ground floor master suites aren't all that unusual. Put an upstairs bath directly above the master bathroom, which is basic good design, and Penny's room being beside that bath and directly above her uncle's room makes perfect sense, as it gives her a corner room.room.

* Dr. Claw seems like a genius with a high IQ, but not once has he ever thought that his arch nemesis is a bumbling klutz. He still believes Gadget is a brilliant detective.
28th Mar '16 9:03:02 PM SuperMagneto
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* Imagine living in a universe where your super hero uncle is a bumbling idiot. Only you and your dog know he is a klutz and a goof up. For the rest of your life, you would have to keep an eye on your uncle, making sure he doesn't get people, and himself, killed. You won't be able to have a relationship, or get married, without worrying about your uncle blowing himself up. To make things worse, you have an evil criminal mastermind who has connections all over the world. You would have no choice but to tag along with him on his missions. It's a good thing Penny loves playing detective and solving mysteries. If she didn't, she would have a terrible life babysitting her uncle and fighting Dr. Claw every day.

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* Imagine living in a universe where your super hero uncle is a bumbling idiot. Only you and your dog know he is a klutz and a goof up. For the rest of your life, you would have to keep an eye on your uncle, making sure he doesn't get people, and himself, killed. You won't be able to have a relationship, or get married, without worrying about your uncle blowing himself up. To make things worse, you have an evil criminal mastermind who has connections all over the world. You would have no choice but to tag along with him on his missions. It's a good thing Penny loves playing detective and solving mysteries. If she didn't, she would have a terrible life babysitting her uncle and fighting Dr. Claw villains every day.
28th Mar '16 9:01:23 PM SuperMagneto
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* Imagine living in a universe where your super hero uncle is a bumbling idiot. Only you and your dog know he is a klutz and a goof up. For the rest of your life, you would have to keep an eye on your uncle, making sure he doesn't get people, and himself, killed. You won't be able to have a relationship, or get married, without worrying about your uncle blowing himself up. To make things worse, you have an evil criminal mastermind who has connections all over the world. You would have no choice but to tag along with him on his missions. It's a good thing Penny loves playing detective and solving mysteries. If she didn't, she would have a terrible life babysitting her uncle and fighting Dr. Claw every day.
27th Mar '16 8:44:43 AM Rippingtons60
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* By never taking the credit and keeping a low profile, Penny and Brain are actually model special agents. The ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' parody shows how much danger they'd really be in if anyone figured it out.

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* By never taking the credit and keeping a low profile, Penny and Brain are actually model special agents. The ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' parody shows how much danger they'd really be in if anyone figured it out. Indeed, if Dr. Claw ever found out they were the ''real'' foils to his plans, he'd like focus more on getting rid of them rather than Gadget.
20th Mar '16 4:29:28 PM Ciara25
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* In the first film, Robo-Brenda is giggly, acquiescent, relatively low on intellect and is...programmed to be a cheerleader? Many no doubt shuddered when they realised Dr. Claw built himself ''a sex-doll version of Brenda.'' In a kids' film.



* In the first film, Robo-Brenda is giggly, acquiescent, relatively low on intellect and is...programmed to be a cheerleader? Many no doubt shuddered when they realised Dr. Claw built himself ''a sex-doll version of Brenda.'' In a kids' film.

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* In the first film, Robo-Brenda is giggly, acquiescent, relatively low on intellect and is...programmed to be a cheerleader? Many no doubt shuddered when they realised Dr. Claw built himself ''a sex-doll version of Brenda.'' In a kids' film.
29th Dec '15 2:54:40 PM Ciara25
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* In the first film, Robo-Brenda is giggly, acquiescent, relatively low on intellect and is...programmed to be a cheerleader? Many no doubt shuddered when they realised Dr. Claw built himself ''a sex-doll version of Brenda.'' In a kids' film.
18th Dec '15 2:53:31 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* Gadget's varying degrees of competence and stupidity make more sense when you remember that he is part machine and that machines can sometimes malfunction.
* In the first film, "Robo-Gadget" sounds redundant but Gadget's a cyborg, and [=RoboGadget=]'s an android.

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* Gadget's varying degrees of competence and stupidity make more sense when you remember that he is part machine and that machines can sometimes malfunction.
* In the first film, "Robo-Gadget" sounds redundant redundant, but Gadget's a cyborg, and [=RoboGadget=]'s an android.
18th Dec '15 2:52:36 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* In the pilot episode, Gadget is [[CharacterizationMarchesOn noticeably more competent and aware of the dangers around him]], however he still screws up against Claw's robot, which Penny as usual secretly deals with herself. For almost all threats that Gadget thwarted before, he was escorting Penny and Brain at the time and thus aware they were in danger. This is consistent with most of Gadget's rare bouts of competence in later episodes, usually triggered whenever he realizes [[PapaWolf his niece is in danger]].
** Similarly he is escorting the two in "Haunted Castle" and returns to his pilot level of competence until they separate.
** [[Series/GetSmart Max Smart]] had the same sort of oscillating competence level. Make of that what you will.
14th Nov '15 4:29:28 PM nombretomado
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* By never taking the credit and keeping a low profile, Penny and Brain are actually model special agents. The ''RobotChicken'' parody shows how much danger they'd really be in if anyone figured it out.

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* By never taking the credit and keeping a low profile, Penny and Brain are actually model special agents. The ''RobotChicken'' ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' parody shows how much danger they'd really be in if anyone figured it out.
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