History Headscratchers / Toonami

7th Dec '16 6:50:02 PM ChrisWalshLaw726
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* During Intruder 2, is TOM 1 alive or dead? When the original series aired in 2000 and TOM 1 was eaten, a promo aired narrated by Peter Cullen stating that TOM was dead. Here, the Intruder now can speak and has some form of intelligence presumably from TOM 1's matrix. Were the remaining parts of TOM 1 revived back to life overtime as the Intruder assimilated his body, or is TOM 1 still dead and the Intruder is merely using his corpse/eaten remains as an outer shell?

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* [[spoiler: During Intruder 2, is TOM 1 alive or dead? When the original series aired in 2000 and TOM 1 was eaten, a promo aired narrated by Peter Cullen stating that TOM was dead. Here, the Intruder now can speak and has some form of intelligence presumably from TOM 1's matrix. Were the remaining parts of TOM 1 revived back to life overtime as the Intruder assimilated his body, or is TOM 1 still dead and the Intruder is merely using his corpse/eaten remains as an outer shell? shell?]]
7th Dec '16 6:48:46 PM ChrisWalshLaw726
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* During Intruder 2, is TOM 1 alive or dead? When the original series aired in 2000 and TOM 1 was eaten, a promo aired narrated by Peter Cullen stating that TOM was dead. Here, the Intruder now can speak and has some form of intelligence presumably from TOM 1's matrix. Were the remaining parts of TOM 1 revived back to life overtime as the Intruder assimilated his body, or is TOM 1 still dead and the Intruder is merely using his corpse/eaten remains as an outer shell?
26th Nov '16 9:07:21 AM StFan
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## Their line of DCUniverseAnimatedOriginalMovies. All of the movies, so far, have been rated PG-13 and are usually aimed more towards older audiences than young kids. Some of them are actually pretty damn dark, with ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueTheFlashpointParadox'' pushing their PG-13 ratings way past the limit.

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## Their line of DCUniverseAnimatedOriginalMovies.WesternAnimation/DCUniverseAnimatedOriginalMovies. All of the movies, so far, have been rated PG-13 and are usually aimed more towards older audiences than young kids. Some of them are actually pretty damn dark, with ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueTheFlashpointParadox'' pushing their PG-13 ratings way past the limit.
19th Oct '16 10:38:01 AM RashandFierce
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** Sheesh. Kids watch AS anyway. I'm 14 at the time of this entry, I've been watching Toonami since I was 13 (earlier this year) and AS since I was 10.
3rd Aug '16 12:49:18 AM LordPentium
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** ScrewedByTheLawyers, with the occasional possibility of ExecutiveVeto. For the most accurate answer of why a network may not be allowed to air a certain shot, ask a lawyer. But for what a non-lawyer knows right now, some of those shows might have been written off by Cartoon Network, which seems to be something along the lines of allowing the network to save money on its taxes or otherwise have the government foot part of the bill by counting as a loss the money not made back by a certain investment, in this case a show that cost money to produce but didn't make that money back in advertisement or merchandising revenue, but at the cost of [[ScrewedByTheNetwork the show being legally impossible for the network or any of its affiliates to air ever again]]. That's why WesternAnimation/MegasXLR couldn't come back to Toonami even back when there was still a big collection of reruns in the second half of the night, it was written off by the company. They [[LoopholeAbuse found a way around it]] for Anime/IGPXImmortalGrandPrix, but that was a special case involving a complex production deal. For other older shows, they may have had the rights at one point but have lost them between then and now, and those rights may be currently unavailable. For more recent shows, it could have been [[ExecutiveVeto forbidden by the higher-ups]] for various reasons on which we can only speculate, or exclusive rights to the show could simply be owned by another outlet.
10th Jun '16 7:36:17 PM nombretomado
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**** Actually ''SamuraiJack'' is still airing on Boomerang...grated it's on at 3:30 AM weekends only.

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**** Actually ''SamuraiJack'' ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' is still airing on Boomerang...grated it's on at 3:30 AM weekends only.



** They're running SamuraiJack.

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** They're running SamuraiJack.
''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''.
23rd Jan '16 5:27:46 PM nombretomado
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** This troper believes that Creator/CartoonNetwork or AdultSwim extended/renewed the rights to air it.

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** This troper believes that Creator/CartoonNetwork or AdultSwim Creator/AdultSwim extended/renewed the rights to air it.



## I don't know how big of a part they played in it, but DC Comics (along with Warner Bros.) did collaborate with AdultSwim to make the ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AOI79rLovI Robot Chicken DC Comics Special]]''. Anyone who's seen ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' knows that that show is the complete opposite of kid-friendly.

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## I don't know how big of a part they played in it, but DC Comics (along with Warner Bros.) did collaborate with AdultSwim Creator/AdultSwim to make the ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AOI79rLovI Robot Chicken DC Comics Special]]''. Anyone who's seen ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' knows that that show is the complete opposite of kid-friendly.
14th Nov '15 4:50:39 PM nombretomado
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## I don't know how big of a part they played in it, but DC Comics (along with Warner Bros.) did collaborate with AdultSwim to make the ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AOI79rLovI Robot Chicken DC Comics Special]]''. Anyone who's seen ''RobotChicken'' knows that that show is the complete opposite of kid-friendly.

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## I don't know how big of a part they played in it, but DC Comics (along with Warner Bros.) did collaborate with AdultSwim to make the ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AOI79rLovI Robot Chicken DC Comics Special]]''. Anyone who's seen ''RobotChicken'' ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' knows that that show is the complete opposite of kid-friendly.
4th Nov '15 8:13:46 PM ASSauLTxMasTER
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**Hellsing Ultimate is no longer listed but it is possible that Toonami acquired longer streaming rights for Aniplex shows such as Blue Exorcist, Gurren Lagann, and Sword Art Online II.
24th Aug '15 9:37:55 PM C2
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** Sentai finally licensed a show to Toonami in 2015 with ''Manga/AkameGaKill''
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