History Recap / JusticeLeagueUnlimitedS3E1IAmLegion

4th Mar '17 6:52:04 AM SpideyTerry
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* ComicBookMoviesDontUseCodenames: Grodd's group is obviously an updated LegionOfDoom, but they're never referred to as that in this or any other episode. The show's writers were perfectly okay with using the name, but DC reportedly told them not to.



* EmergingFromTheShadows: How Grodd first appears to Luthor.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Luthor promises to kill Grodd [[Recap/JusticeLeagueUnlimitedS3E12Alive one day]].



* LegionOfDoom: Well, obviously. The group is described as a protection racket. Grodd says all members are free to do commit whatever crimes they want, but they can get back-up if attacked by various Leaguers.
-->'''Luthor:''' [[SarcasmMode Right, he does it out of the goodness of his heart.]]\\
'''Grodd:''' Plus 25% of the gross.



* MythologyGag: Unsurprisingly, Grodd's team includes most of the line-up from ''Challenge of the Superfriends'': Sinestro, Bizarro, Cheetah, Giganta, and Toyman.



* WorthIt: Fire says that Superman is not going to be pleased about how they let Luthor get away, but Flash mentions that it's probably for the best seeing Hawkgirl preserve her friendship with the last living Blackhawk.

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* RememberTheNewGuy: The featured Blackhawk is not one of the people the League met during World War II.
* SecretTestOfCharacter: The whole thing was a test to see how Luthor would handle himself in the field.
* ShoutOut:
** The title is a reference to a passage from Literature/TheFourGospels.
** On the island, the villains face a robot that resembles ''Film/TheIronGiant''.
* TheSlowPath: Discussed. The surviving Blackhawk notes how it's been longer since the League saw his group than the other way around.
* WhamShot:
** Grodd unveiling his new base and team.
** Luthor talking to Brainiac.
* WorthIt: Fire says that Superman is not going to be pleased about how they let Luthor get away, but Flash mentions that it's probably for the best seeing Hawkgirl preserve her friendship with the last living Blackhawk.Blackhawk.
* WrongGenreSavvy: Dr. Polaris notes the futility of trying to attack him with a metal weapon.
26th Feb '17 6:41:30 AM ExSlacker
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* ContinuityNod:
** Luthor doesn't want in on Grodd's "Society", probably because of what happened last time he was working with a villain collective. It so happens that the guy who betrayed Luthor back then has [[KillerGorilla something in common]] with Grodd.
** A Blackhawk requesting an SOS to the League, specifically Hawkgirl, harkens back to her brief teamup with the group back in "Savage Time".



* MaybeMagicMabyMundane: It's unclear if Lex Luthor really is talking to Brainiac's ghost; As far as everyone is else is concerned, he's talking to himself.
* PricelessPaperweight: The thing Grodd wanted Luthor to get? He thought it'd look nice on his mantle.

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* MaybeMagicMabyMundane: MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: It's unclear if Lex Luthor really is talking to Brainiac's ghost; As far as everyone is else is concerned, he's talking to himself.
* PricelessPaperweight: The thing Grodd wanted Luthor to get? He thought it'd look nice on his mantle.mantle.
* WorthIt: Fire says that Superman is not going to be pleased about how they let Luthor get away, but Flash mentions that it's probably for the best seeing Hawkgirl preserve her friendship with the last living Blackhawk.
25th Feb '17 2:51:23 PM cybertoy0
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Lex Luthor is saved from a failed jailbreak by none other than Gorilla Grodd, who has started an organization of super-villains to combat the effectiveness of the Justice League. While Lex wants nothing to do with this so-called "Legion", Grodd makes a tantalizing offer- if Luthor can retrieve a certain artifact, he'll receive a tiny piece of Brainiac's hardware. Enticed by the idea of reconstituting Brainiac and regaining the power he had when they merged, Luthor goes to Black Hawk Island, where the Black Hawk Squadron of World War II hide many dangerous objects.

!!Tropes

* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: "I hear she's...Brazillian."
* IndyPloy: Flash makes Fire drop him so she can help Shayera fight in the air better. As he's plummeting, he voices his hopes to think of something to save himself.
* MaybeMagicMabyMundane: It's unclear if Lex Luthor really is talking to Brainiac's ghost; As far as everyone is else is concerned, he's talking to himself.
* PricelessPaperweight: The thing Grodd wanted Luthor to get? He thought it'd look nice on his mantle.
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