History WesternAnimation / Birdman

29th Jul '17 5:41:49 PM Kadorhal
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* AnyLastWords: In the ''Birdman'' episode "Professor Nightshade", after the title villain captures Birdman, he asks Birdman this question before trying to send him into the fourth dimension (time) to be lost forever.
* ArtisticLicenseMilitary
** In the ''Birdman'' episode "Professor Nightshade", a U.S. military officer addressed as "Admiral" is clearly wearing an Army uniform.
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* AnyLastWords: In the ''Birdman'' episode "Professor Nightshade", after the title villain captures Birdman, he asks Birdman this question before trying to send him into the fourth dimension (time) to be lost forever.
* ArtisticLicenseMilitary
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ArtisticLicenseMilitary: In the ''Birdman'' episode "Professor Nightshade", a U.S. military officer addressed as "Admiral" "Admiral", a Navy rank, is clearly wearing an Army uniform.
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* AttackReflector: Birdman episodes.

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* AwesomeBackpack: Birdman episode "Meets Reducto". The title villain's ShrinkRay device is a pistol connected to a backpack that holds the Reduction Device's electronic components.
* CapsLockNumLockMissilesLock: The mock episode "Coffe Break" features a keyboard with a coffe button surrounded by buttons for lasers, missiles and one for doomsday. Trying to convince his boss it's safe, Birdman commands Avenger to push the coffee button. At first, it seems Avenger pushes only the button he's supposed to but it turns out he pushed the doomsday one as well.

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* AwesomeBackpack: Birdman episode "Meets Reducto". The title villain's ShrinkRay device is a pistol connected to a backpack that holds the Reduction Device's electronic components.
* CapsLockNumLockMissilesLock: The mock episode "Coffe "Coffee Break" features a keyboard with a coffe coffee button surrounded by buttons for lasers, missiles and one for doomsday. Trying to convince his boss it's safe, Birdman commands Avenger to push the coffee button. At first, it seems Avenger pushes only the button he's supposed to to, but it turns out then he pushed accidentally presses the doomsday one button as well.



* ElaborateUndergroundBase: In a series full of {{Supervillain Lair}}s to begin with, in the ''Birdman'' episode ("Number One") that brought them into the open and really defined them as a threat, [[NebulousEvilOrganisation F.E.A.R.]] turned out to have one of these. One also appeared in the episode "The Quake Threat" (belonging to Dr. Kiroff).
* ElementalShapeshifter: Birdman episode "Skon of Space". The title villain is a triple threat version of this. He can change himself into fire, water and stone.

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* ElaborateUndergroundBase: In a series full of {{Supervillain Lair}}s to begin with, in the ''Birdman'' episode ("Number One") that brought them into the open and really defined them as a threat, [[NebulousEvilOrganisation F.E.A.R.]] turned out to have one of these. One also appeared in the episode "The Quake Threat" (belonging to Dr. Kiroff).
* ElementalShapeshifter: Birdman The episode "Skon of Space". The title villain is a triple threat version of this. He can change himself into fire, water and stone.



* ExpoLabel: Birdman episode "The Constrictor". In the title villain's submarine is an escape hatch which is helpfully labeled "Escape Hatch" to let the audience know what it is.

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* ExpoLabel: Birdman episode "The Constrictor". In the title villain's submarine is an escape hatch which is helpfully labeled "Escape Hatch" to let the audience know what it is.



** In the Birdman episode "Hannibal the Hunter", Hannibal traps Birdman in a net and arranges for him to be dropped into a pit with two lions in it so they can eat him.

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** In the Birdman episode "Hannibal the Hunter", Hannibal traps Birdman in a net and arranges for him to be dropped into a pit with two lions in it so they can eat him.



* FreezeRay: Two Birdman episodes have this.

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* FreezeRay: Two Birdman episodes have this.



* HarmlessFreezing: In the Birdman episodes "Versus Cumulus, the Storm King", "Versus Dr. Freezoids", "Train Trek", "The Empress of Evil", "Skon of Space" and "The Pirate Plot".
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: In the Birdman episode "Hannibal the Hunter", the title villain lured Birdman to his island and trapped him. When Birdman escaped the trap the hunter became the hunted.
* TheHunterBecomesTheHunted: Birdman episode "Hannibal the Hunter". The title villain lures Birdman to his island and traps him, then tries to have him [[FedToTheBeast fed to some lions]]. Birdman escapes and destroys Hannibal's base, freeing the captive wild animals held in it. While fleeing the animals Hannibal is captured by one of his own traps. Luckily this is a children's show, so Birdman captures Hannibal and saves him from the same fate he was trying to inflict.

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* HarmlessFreezing: In the Birdman episodes "Versus Cumulus, the Storm King", "Versus Dr. Freezoids", "Train Trek", "The Empress of Evil", "Skon of Space" and "The Pirate Plot".
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: In the Birdman episode "Hannibal the Hunter", the title villain lured Birdman to his island and trapped him. When Birdman escaped the trap the hunter became the hunted.
* TheHunterBecomesTheHunted: Birdman episode "Hannibal the Hunter". The title villain lures Birdman to his island and traps him, then tries to have him [[FedToTheBeast fed to some lions]]. Birdman escapes and destroys Hannibal's base, freeing the captive wild animals held in it. While fleeing the animals Hannibal is captured by one of his own traps. Luckily this is a children's show, so Birdman captures Hannibal and saves him from the same fate he was trying to inflict.



** Birdman episode "The Purple Moss". At the end the villains escape their ship by donning jet packs and flying away. Unfortunately they're too high in the atmosphere and end up going into orbit around the Earth.
** Birdman episode "Wings of FEAR". Several FEAR {{mooks}} fly using a combination of wings and a jet pack. They use them to kidnap people by swooping down, grabbing them and flying away.
* JustBetweenYouAndMe: Birdman episode "The Wild Weird West". After Birdman is captured by Dr. Kordo and Jesse Johns (a descendant of Jesse James), Johns tells Birdman that their next job will be kidnapping the state governor and holding him as a hostage. Dr. Kordo {{lampshade}}s it by telling Jesse that he talks too much.

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** Birdman episode At the end of "The Purple Moss". At the end Moss", the villains escape their ship by donning jet packs and flying away. Unfortunately they're too high in the atmosphere and end up going into orbit around the Earth.
** Birdman episode "Wings of FEAR". Several FEAR {{mooks}} in "Wings of FEAR" fly using a combination of wings and a jet pack. They use them to kidnap people by swooping down, grabbing them and flying away.
* JustBetweenYouAndMe: Birdman episode "The Wild Weird West". After Birdman is captured by Dr. Kordo and Jesse Johns (a descendant of Jesse James), Johns tells Birdman that their next job will be kidnapping the state governor and holding him as a hostage. Dr. Kordo {{lampshade}}s it by telling Jesse that he talks too much.



* LookBehindYou: Birdman episode "Monster of the Mountains". While the villain Chang is covering Birdman and Birdboy with a uranium ray gun, Birdboy points behind Chang and says, "We have Avenger!" [Birdman's pet eagle]. Chang says, "That's a very old trick," and Avenger swoops in from behind him and knocks the ray gun out of his hands.
* MonsterShapedMountain: Birdman episode "Wings of FEAR''. FEAR's secret base is inside a mountain called Death's Head Peak which has a giant skull at the apex.

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* LookBehindYou: Birdman episode "Monster of the Mountains". While the villain Chang is covering Birdman and Birdboy with a uranium ray gun, Birdboy points behind Chang and says, "We have Avenger!" [Birdman's pet eagle]. Chang says, "That's a very old trick," and Avenger swoops in from behind him and knocks the ray gun out of his hands.
* MonsterShapedMountain: Birdman episode "Wings of FEAR''. FEAR's secret base in "Wings of FEAR" is inside a mountain called Death's Head Peak which has a giant skull at the apex.



* RapidAging: Birdman episode "Versus the Speed Demon". The title villain can travel at SuperSpeed. While trying to escape a pursuing missile, he travels too fast and ages so quickly that he becomes an old man.
* RayGun: Birdman episode "Monster of the Mountains". The villain Chang threatens Birdman and Birdboy with a "uranium ray" gun, but Avenger, Birdman's pet eagle, swoops in from behind him to knock it out of his hands.

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* RapidAging: Birdman episode The title villain of "Versus the Speed Demon". The title villain Demon" can travel at SuperSpeed. While trying to escape a pursuing missile, he travels too fast and ages so quickly that he becomes an old man.
* RayGun: Birdman episode "Monster of the Mountains". The villain Chang threatens Birdman and Birdboy with a "uranium ray" gun, but Avenger, Birdman's pet eagle, swoops in from behind him to knock it out of his hands.



* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Birdman episode "The Empress of Evil". The prince of the Maja Raja saves the day when he gives Birdman a diamond from his turban that he says came from the sun god, Ra. Holding the diamond powered Birdman up with its stored solar energy.

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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Birdman episode "The Empress of Evil". The prince of the Maja Raja saves the day when he gives Birdman a diamond from his turban that he says came from the sun god, Ra. Holding the diamond powered Birdman up with its stored solar energy.



* SelfDestructMechanism: In the ''Birdman'' episodes "Versus Dr. Freezoids", "Number One", "The Deadly Duplicator", "Avenger for Ransom" and "Serpents of the Deep".
* ShrinkRay: The villains in the Birdman episodes "The Ant Ape" and "Meets Reducto" each have one of these.

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* SelfDestructMechanism: In the ''Birdman'' episodes "Versus Dr. Freezoids", "Number One", "The Deadly Duplicator", "Avenger for Ransom" and "Serpents of the Deep".
* ShrinkRay: The villains in the Birdman episodes "The Ant Ape" and "Meets Reducto" each have one of these.



* SomethingPerson: Birdman

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* SomethingPerson: BirdmanBirdman, with his on-and-off sidekicks Birdgirl and Birdboy.



* SuperSpeed: Birdman episode "Versus the Speed Demon". The title villain's power was moving and acting so quickly that no one could see him.
* TemptingFate: Birdman "The Pirate Plot". After the pirates capture Birdman, Captain Kidd's first mate warns him that Birdman's eagle companion Avenger has escaped. Captain Kidd says, "What can an eagle do to harm us? Let it go!" After the pirates make Birdman walk the plank, Avenger swoops in, flies underwater (!) and bites through the ropes tying Birdman's hands, freeing him.
* ThatsAnOrder: Birdman episode "Vulturo, Prince of Darkness". After Birdman has been defeated by Vulturo he orders his eagle {{sidekick}}, Avenger, to leave him and try to save some people nearby. When Avenger is reluctant to abandon him, Birdman makes it an order.
* ThisCannotBe: Birdman episode "Vulturo, Prince of Darkness". Right after Birdman has his solar powers renewed by the nearby passage of a comet, Vulturo says, "No! It cannot be!"

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* SuperSpeed: Birdman episode "Versus the Speed Demon". The title villain's power was moving and acting so quickly that no one could see him.
* TemptingFate: Birdman "The Pirate Plot". After the pirates in "The Pirate Plot" capture Birdman, Captain Kidd's first mate warns him that Birdman's eagle companion Avenger has escaped. Captain Kidd says, "What can an eagle do to harm us? Let it go!" After the pirates make Birdman walk the plank, Avenger swoops in, flies underwater (!) and bites through the ropes tying Birdman's hands, freeing him.
* ThatsAnOrder: Birdman episode "Vulturo, Prince of Darkness". After Birdman has been defeated by Vulturo Vulturo, he orders his eagle {{sidekick}}, Avenger, to leave him and try to save some people nearby. When Avenger is reluctant to abandon him, Birdman makes it an order.
* ThisCannotBe: Birdman episode From "Vulturo, Prince of Darkness". Right Darkness": right after Birdman has his solar powers renewed by the nearby passage of a comet, Vulturo says, "No! It cannot be!"



* WeMeetAgain: Birdman episode "The Empress of Evil". When Birdman meets Medusa (whom he has fought before) he says, "So, Medusa, we meet again." She responds, "Yes, and for the last and final time."

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* WeMeetAgain: Birdman episode "The Empress of Evil". When Birdman meets Medusa (whom he has fought before) he says, "So, Medusa, we meet again." She responds, "Yes, and for the last and final time."
31st Jan '17 4:55:01 PM Exxolon
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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''Film/{{Birdman}}''.

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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''Film/{{Birdman}}''.''Film/{{Birdman}}'' or the manga ''Manga/{{BirdMen}}''.
16th Jan '17 4:37:12 PM R.G.
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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''[Film/{{Birdman}}''.

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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''[Film/{{Birdman}}''.''Film/{{Birdman}}''.
16th Jan '17 3:13:30 PM luiz4200
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* CapsLockNumLockMissilesLock: The mock episode "Coffe Break" features a keyboard with a coffe button surrounded by buttons for lasers, missiles and one for doomsday. Trying to convince his boss it's safe, Birdman commands Avenger to push the coffee button. At first, it seems Avenger pushes only the button he's supposed to but it turns out he pushed the doomsday one as well.
9th Dec '16 10:22:53 AM Saveelich
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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''Film/{{Birdman}} or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance''.

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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''Film/{{Birdman}} or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance''.
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24th Jul '16 1:48:04 PM Green_lantern40
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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''Film/{{Birdman}} or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance''. Or its parody series WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw.

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Creator/CartoonNetwork later "reimagined" the Birdman character as a practicing attorney in the AffectionateParody cartoon series ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'' for its Creator/AdultSwim block. See that page for more information.

Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''Film/{{Birdman}} or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance''. Or its parody series WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw.
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19th Jun '16 8:46:32 AM DarkStorm
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* AlternateCompanyEquivalent: Birdman, to Creator/DCComics' ComicBook/{{Hawkman}}.

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* AlternateCompanyEquivalent: Birdman, Birdman to Creator/DCComics' ComicBook/{{Hawkman}}.ComicBook/{{Hawkman}}, at least on a superficial level.
* AllThereInTheManual: Creator/AlexToth wrote a complex backstory for Birdman, including his real name (Ray Randall) and origin story, but they were only vaguely alluded to in the show itself.



* Myth/EgyptianMythology: Birdman received his powers from the Egyptian sun god, Ra (thus the bird and sun motifs).

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* Myth/EgyptianMythology: Birdman received his powers from the falcon-headed Egyptian sun god, Ra (thus the bird and sun motifs).



* EvilCounterpart: Vulturo, to Birdman.

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* EvilCounterpart: Vulturo, to Birdman. Also Birdgirl, [[{{Brainwashed}} to a lesser extent]].



* EyePatchOfPower: Falcon-7 wore one.

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* EyePatchOfPower: EyepatchOfPower: Falcon-7 wore one.



* KidSidekick: Birdboy.

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* KidSidekick: Birdboy.Birdboy, though he was a relatively late addition (first appearing in the 27th episode out of 40) and didn't show up much (only appearing in five episodes total).



* {{Sidekick}}: Birdman has Avenger, his powerful Golden Eagle companion, who can [[TimmyInAWell understand human speech and follow orders]]. In later episodes, he is also aided by Birdboy.

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* {{Sidekick}}: Birdman has Avenger, his powerful Golden Eagle companion, who can [[TimmyInAWell understand human speech and follow orders]]. In some later episodes, he is also aided by Birdboy.
11th Jun '16 3:13:55 AM Homemaderat
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* PersonOfMassDestruction: Nitron the human bomb is example of this type of character.



** Both Vapor Man and Gravity Girl have powers that are common for their species.
* SuperSmoke: Vapor Man.
12th Apr '16 2:18:22 PM akih08
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* {{Sidekick}}: Birdman has Avenger, his powerful Golden Eagle companion, who can [[TimmyInAWell understand human speech and follow orders]].

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* {{Sidekick}}: Birdman has Avenger, his powerful Golden Eagle companion, who can [[TimmyInAWell understand human speech and follow orders]]. In later episodes, he is also aided by Birdboy.
28th Jan '16 8:38:15 PM C2
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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''Film/{{Birdman}} or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance''. Or it's parody series WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw.

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Not to be confused with the 2014 BlackComedy film ''Film/{{Birdman}} or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance''. Or it's its parody series WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw.
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