History Trivia / InspectorGadget

12th Aug '16 7:37:12 AM ScroogeMacDuck
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* DevelopmentHell: A DarkerAndEdgier ContinuityReboot was planned to premiere in 2009, but so far nothing has come of it except for [[http://inspector-gadget.net/news/new-inspector-gadget-in-2009 some concept art]].
** It may have been scrapped due to [=DiC=] getting bought out by Cookie Jar Entertainment around that time.

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* DevelopmentHell: A DarkerAndEdgier ContinuityReboot was planned to premiere in 2009, but so far nothing has come of it except for [[http://inspector-gadget.net/news/new-inspector-gadget-in-2009 some concept art]].
** It may have been scrapped due to [=DiC=] getting bought out by Cookie Jar Entertainment around that time.
art]]. A 2015 revival eventually came, but it was hardly DarkerAndEdgier (actually, Dr Claw suffered heavy VillainDecay, though some of the antics he got himself into were genuinely funny).



** Heck, there are more of those ways that the show predicted the future in this Website/{{Cracked}} link [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20181_5-ways-inspector-gadget-totally-predicted-future.html here]].

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** Heck, there are more of those ways that the show predicted the future in this Website/{{Cracked}} link [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20181_5-ways-inspector-gadget-totally-predicted-future.html here]].* TheAbridgedSeries: Has a short but sweet relatively good one [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCAZW8e9xu8 here.]]
4th Aug '16 11:26:40 AM Morgenthaler
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*** Brian Drummond provided Dr. Claw's voice in GadgetAndTheGadgetinis and the DTV movies ''Inspector Gadget's Last Case'' and ''Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever''.

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*** ** Brian Drummond provided Dr. Claw's voice in GadgetAndTheGadgetinis WesternAnimation/GadgetAndTheGadgetinis and the DTV movies ''Inspector Gadget's Last Case'' and ''Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever''.



*** She was also played by Erica Horn in the 1992 Christmas special and by Tegan Moss in GadgetAndTheGadgetinis and the DTV movies "Inspector Gadget's Last Case" and "Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever".
** Lee Tockar provided Brain's vocal effects in his guest appearance on GadgetAndTheGadgetinis as well as the two animated DTV films "Inspector Gadget's Last Case" and "Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever".

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*** She was also played by Erica Horn in the 1992 Christmas special and by Tegan Moss in GadgetAndTheGadgetinis WesternAnimation/GadgetAndTheGadgetinis and the DTV movies "Inspector Gadget's Last Case" and "Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever".
** Lee Tockar provided Brain's vocal effects in his guest appearance on GadgetAndTheGadgetinis WesternAnimation/GadgetAndTheGadgetinis as well as the two animated DTV films "Inspector Gadget's Last Case" and "Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever".
4th Aug '16 11:24:57 AM Morgenthaler
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*** Maurice [=LaMarche=] played Gadget in GadgetAndTheGadgetinis and the animated direct-to-video films ''Inspector Gadget's Last Case'' and ''Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever''.

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*** ** Maurice [=LaMarche=] played Gadget in GadgetAndTheGadgetinis WesternAnimation/GadgetAndTheGadgetinis and the animated direct-to-video films ''Inspector Gadget's Last Case'' and ''Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever''.
8th Jul '16 7:26:04 PM themisterfree
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in film. Rupert Everett also suffered.
5th Jul '16 9:37:32 PM Green_lantern40
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in film. Rupert Everett also suffered.
* TheOtherDarrin: Everyone except the Gadgetmobile gets a new actor in ''2''. Most notably, Matthew Broderick is replaced by French Stewart (y'know, the guy from ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'') as Gadget himself.



* StarDerailingRole: This was one of several film choices in the late 1990s that led to a slump in Matthew Broderick's career as a leading man in film. Rupert Everett also suffered.
* TheOtherDarrin: Matthew Broderick gets replaced with French Stewart (y'know, the guy from ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'') in the sequel.
** Also: Dabney Coleman/Mark Mitchell (Chief Quimby), Cheri Oteri/Sigrid Thornton (Mayor Wilson), Michelle Trachtenberg/Caitlin Wachs (Penny), and Rupert Everett/Tony Martin (Sanford Scolex/Claw).

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* StarDerailingRole: This was one of several film choices in the late 1990s that led to a slump in Matthew Broderick's career as a leading man in film. Rupert Everett also suffered.
* TheOtherDarrin: Matthew Broderick gets replaced with French Stewart (y'know, the guy from ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'') in the sequel.
** Also: Dabney Coleman/Mark Mitchell (Chief Quimby), Cheri Oteri/Sigrid Thornton (Mayor Wilson), Michelle Trachtenberg/Caitlin Wachs (Penny), and Rupert Everett/Tony Martin (Sanford Scolex/Claw).
17th Jun '16 8:48:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Odo]] is Brenda's father.
5th Jun '16 7:51:58 AM LtFedora
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Odo]] is Brenda's father.
21st Apr '16 1:18:27 AM jameygamer
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* CreatorKiller: Despite its financial success, director David Kellogg's second movie ultimately wound up to be his last movie.

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* CreatorKiller: Despite its financial success, director David Kellogg's second movie ultimately wound up to be being his last movie. movie.
** This was also the final film to be made by Caravan Pictures; the firm was absorbed into Spyglass Entertainment shortly afterwards.
17th Apr '16 4:47:15 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* TalkingToHimself: Frank Welker plays Dr. Claw, MAD Cat, and Brain. (This is why Dr. Claw [[HeyItsThatVoice sounds just like]] Soundwave from ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers''; in fact, in about four [[TransformersGeneration1 G1]] episodes and ''[[{{Film/Transformers}} Revenge of the Fallen]]'', the vocoder effect fails, and he really sounds like Dr. Claw.)

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* TalkingToHimself: Frank Welker plays Dr. Claw, MAD Cat, and Brain. (This is why Dr. Claw [[HeyItsThatVoice sounds just like]] like Soundwave from ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers''; in fact, in about four [[TransformersGeneration1 G1]] episodes and ''[[{{Film/Transformers}} Revenge of the Fallen]]'', the vocoder effect fails, and he really sounds like Dr. Claw.)
17th Apr '16 4:42:43 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy / HeyItsThatVoice:
** Since this is a Disney movie we're talking about, [[Disney/TheLionKing Simba]] is Inspector Gadget!
*** Speaking of ''The Lion King'', Nuka is Kramer.
** [[WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} Prince Charming]] is Claw.
** [[Series/TilDeath Joy Stark]] is Brenda. And [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Odo]] is her dad.
** [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Dawn Summers]] is Penny.
** [[Series/GetSmart Maxwell Smart]] -- who was the inspiration of and the voice actor of the original Inspector Gadget -- voices Brain in a short snippet during the credits.
*** Speaking of the end credits, the minion support group at the end consists of Creator/MrT, Richard Kiel and one of the guys who played an Ewok in ReturnOfTheJedi.
** One of Film/TheOriginalKingsOfComedy is a crimefighting car and wisecracking [[TheSnarkKnight Snark Knight]].
** In the second, [[TheMatrix the Train Man]] is Baxter.
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