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4th Feb '16 9:24:43 PM 88y53
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**Or the idea ''did'' come to him - fleatingly - then he realized he'd be fighting a ''woman''; and that's most likely not his style.
24th Jan '16 8:12:16 PM wererat
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*** Megamind refers to them as "menacing little cyborgs" in their introductory scene. Though that doesn't specify what organic parts they have, you can infer a lot with that information.
28th Dec '15 11:58:23 AM GreatWyrmGold
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Vocabulary abuse.
* The film subtly deconstructs why superheroes ''need'' a secret identity. If Superman had no Clark Kent, then he might have burned out just as Metro Man did.
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* The film subtly deconstructs reconstructs why superheroes ''need'' a secret identity. If Superman had no Clark Kent, then he might have burned out just as Metro Man did.
11th Dec '15 9:27:28 PM freefall4242
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** Since Megamind didn't know about it, chances are Metro Man never discovered it as a kid, when he would've flaunted it. Besides, he never really needed it, what with the other powers at his disposal. Advertising it by using it to escape when he had so many other options open to him just doesn't make any sense, especially when it's so useful to escape the everyday grind.
11th Dec '15 9:14:29 PM freefall4242
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Explicitly stated in the film
* At first, Metro Man's skeleton flying directly to Megamind and Roxanne in the beginning can be easily chalked up to RuleOfFunny, but when we learn that [[spoiler:Metro Man faked his death]], it becomes obvious that [[spoiler:Metro Man ''threw'' the skeleton to them in order to give incontrovertible "proof" that he was dead]]. ** This was explicitly shown in the film...
18th Oct '15 1:15:40 PM SoloMael
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** For all we know, [[spoiler: Metro Man ''was'' saving people during Titan's rampage. Using SuperSpeed makes him undetectable, remember? MM could've been zipping around in the background, deflecting rubble from bystanders or moving them out of danger, without giving away the fact he was still alive. If the driver of that tossed gas truck suddenly finds himself lying in the road near the blazing wreck of his vehicle, with no memory of how he got out, he's going to assume he was "miraculously flung clear" and knocked out, not rescued by a dead superhero. Metro Man wouldn't want civilians to ''die'' so he could retire; he just didn't want the pressure of being the city's ''only'' recourse in times of trouble, anymore.]]
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** For all we know, [[spoiler: Metro Man ''was'' saving people during Titan's rampage. Using SuperSpeed makes him undetectable, remember? MM could've been zipping around in the background, [[NoEndorHolocaust deflecting rubble from bystanders or moving them out of danger, danger]], without giving away the fact he was still alive. If the driver of that tossed gas truck suddenly finds himself lying in the road near the blazing wreck of his vehicle, with no memory of how he got out, he's going to assume he was "miraculously flung clear" and knocked out, not rescued by a dead superhero. Metro Man wouldn't want civilians to ''die'' so he could retire; he just didn't want the pressure of being the city's ''only'' recourse in times of trouble, anymore.]]
12th Oct '15 8:56:52 PM AFP
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** Further, it makes a lot of sense thematically if you consider that [[spoiler: Hal was supposed to be a hero, but that plan went sideways. Just as [[BewareTheSupermen Tighten]] is a perversion of what [[TheHero Titan]] was supposed to be, the same goes for his name.]]
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** Further, it makes a lot of sense thematically if you consider that [[spoiler: Hal was supposed to be a hero, but that plan went sideways. Just as [[BewareTheSupermen [[BewareTheSuperman Tighten]] is a perversion of what [[TheHero Titan]] was supposed to be, the same goes for his name.]]
12th Oct '15 8:56:28 PM AFP
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** Further, it makes a lot of sense thematically if you consider that [[spoiler: Hal was supposed to be a hero, but that plan went sideways. Just as [[BewareTheSupermen Tighten]] is a perversion of what [[TheHero Titan]] was supposed to be, the same goes for his name.]]
11th Oct '15 1:55:27 PM AFP
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* Megamind, Metro Man, and Minion all have names starting with the same letter, which makes the various changing of roles and the KansasCityShuffle at the end work: Whether it's Minion-as-Megamind, Megamind-as-Metro Man, or Metro Man-changing-careers-and-becoming-Music Man, nobody has to change their initials. And it means Megamind already has an [[BroughtToYouByTheLetterS appropriate initial]] when he is literally TakingUpTheMantle by putting on Metro Man's old cape.
10th Sep '15 11:24:26 PM LordGoatKing
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* When fighting Titan, Megamind plays Music/GunsNRoses's Welcome to The Jungle. Why did Megamind choose this song? Because it is connected to his plan. [[spoiler:He lures Titan into a the mouth of a giant head made out of robots which eats proceeds to devour the superpowered villian.]] Welcome to the Jungle was released on the album Music/AppetiteForDestruction.
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* When fighting Titan, Megamind plays Music/GunsNRoses's Welcome to The Jungle. Why did Megamind choose this song? Because it is connected to his plan. [[spoiler:He lures Titan into a the mouth of a giant head made out of robots which eats proceeds to devour the superpowered villian.]] Welcome to the Jungle was released on the album Music/AppetiteForDestruction.
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