History Westernanimation / RobotBoy

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* AllGuysWantCheerleaders: Tommy has the hots for Bambi.

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* AllGuysWantCheerleaders: Tommy has the hots for Bambi. Bambi doesn't reciprocate...or care, really.



%%* AlphaBitch: Bambi

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%%* AlphaBitch: BambiBambi, full stop.



* AntiHero: Gus is PragmaticHero, or a NominalHero, [[DependingOnTheWriter depending on the episode]].
* AntiVillain: Constantine is almost a Villain in Name Only.
* AreWeThereYet: In "Traffic Slam" Gus does this to [[{{Troll}} intentionally annoy Mr. Turnbull]].

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* AntiHero: Gus is a PragmaticHero, or a NominalHero, [[DependingOnTheWriter depending on the episode]].
* AntiVillain: Constantine is almost a Villain in Name Only.
Only. He doesn't have any real malevolence in him, he's just following the orders of his adopted father, Kamikazi.
* AreWeThereYet: In "Traffic Slam" Slam", Gus does this to [[{{Troll}} intentionally annoy Mr. Turnbull]].



** Salvatorei (or however you spell its name), Kamikazi's [[RodentsOfUnusualSize supersized gerbil,]] in "Teasebots"

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** Salvatorei (or however you spell its name), Kamikazi's [[RodentsOfUnusualSize supersized gerbil,]] in "Teasebots""Teasebots".



%%* BadBoss: Kamikazi to Constantine

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%%* BadBoss: Kamikazi to ConstantineConstantine. He even threatens him a few times to return him to the orphanage he was adopted from.



* BeehiveHairdo: In "The Revenge of Protoboy" Deb gets one in the salon on the cruise ship.
* BerserkButton: Felonious Hexx goes into a rage when anyone undermines his magic skills. In his second appearence just ''seeing'' Gus makes him turn red.

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* BeehiveHairdo: In "The Revenge of Protoboy" Protoboy", Deb gets one in the salon on the cruise ship.
* BerserkButton: Felonious Hexx goes into a rage when anyone undermines his magic skills. In his second appearence appearance, just ''seeing'' Gus makes him turn red.



%%* BigBrotherBully: Donnie Turnbull.
%%* BigFancyHouse: Lola lives in one
%%* BigOlUnibrow: Donnie

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%%* BigBrotherBully: Donnie Turnbull.
Turnbull. He's an absolute asshole to his brother.
%%* BigFancyHouse: Lola lives in one
one.
%%* BigOlUnibrow: DonnieDonnie, who has just one big black thick line to serve as eyebrows.



* BullyBrutality: Kurt and his cronies have no problem beating Tommy and others into traction. Up to the point that one of them carries a bowling ball around to hit people with. In "Science fear" even tries to actively kill Tommy.

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* BullyBrutality: Kurt and his cronies have no problem beating up Tommy and others into traction. Up others, up to the point that one of them carries a bowling ball around in his hat to hit people with. In "Science fear" Fear", Kurt even tries to actively kill Tommy.



* ButtMonkey: Dr. Kamikazi and Gus. Donnie actually calls Tommy one in "I Want That Toy!"

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* ButtMonkey: Dr. Kamikazi and Gus. Donnie actually calls Tommy one in "I Want That Toy!"Toy!" but not with the same meaning. It's just a random insult.



* PreciousPuppies: [[BitchInSheepsClothing Subverted]] in "Dog-Ra", where the lost puppy adopted by Tommy turns out to be a [[spoiler:Kamikazi robot]]

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* PreciousPuppies: [[BitchInSheepsClothing Subverted]] in "Dog-Ra", where the lost puppy adopted by Tommy turns out to be a [[spoiler:Kamikazi robot]]robot.]]



* EvilRedhead: Gus... well, [[AntiHero not]] ''[[AntiHero that]]'' [[AntiHero evil.]]

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* EvilRedhead: Gus... well, [[AntiHero not]] ''[[AntiHero that]]'' [[AntiHero evil.]]]] It's very hard to tell sometimes, though.



** Gus slaps Lola on the butt in "Roughing It".
* GreenEyedMonster: In "The Old Switcharobot"

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** Gus slaps Lola on the butt in "Roughing It".
It" to hurry her up when he hears thunder. She's also carrying him, by the way.
* GreenEyedMonster: In "The Old Switcharobot"Switcharobot":



* GretzkyHasTheBall: In "Bowling for Dummies" when Debs thinks she's scored a strike she yells "Homerun!"
* HappyBirthdayToYou: In "Everybody Loves Grandma" General Yakitori throws a birthday party for himself and has his robots sing The Birthday Song, but as they're malfunctioning they can only repeat the first verse over and over.

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* GretzkyHasTheBall: In "Bowling for Dummies" Dummies", when Debs thinks she's scored a strike strike, she yells "Homerun!"
* HappyBirthdayToYou: In "Everybody Loves Grandma" Grandma", General Yakitori throws a birthday party for himself and has his robots sing The Birthday Song, but as they're malfunctioning they can only repeat the first verse over and over.



* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: Tommy's mom is the only member of his family who doesn't treat him like crap.
* HippieTeacher: There's one in "Tween for a Day". Ironically she teaches the computer class.

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* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: Tommy's mom is the only member of his family who doesn't treat him like crap.
crap. Hell, besides Lola, she's the only one who doesn't ''consistently'' act like a jerk to Tommy.
* HippieTeacher: There's one in "Tween for a Day". Ironically Ironically, she teaches the computer class.



%%* {{Jerkass}}: Gus.
%%** Donnie more so.
%%* JerkJock: Kurt

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%%* {{Jerkass}}: Gus.
Gus. The boy has little to nothing likable about him: he's cowardly, ungodly stupid, crude, arrogant even when it's not deserved oor nobody said anything to prompt a response,
%%** Donnie more so.
so. The guy consistently treats Tommy like a chew toy and even tried to murder him by shoving him into a woodchipper- the same woodchipper he was using to destroy Tommy's toys!
%%* JerkJock: KurtKurt. His favorite hobby is to bully people.



* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: In "The Revenge of Protoboy" when Donnie thinks he's killed Gus he first appears to show remorse, but it's soon made clear he's more concerned about getting in trouble than having killed someone.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: In "The Revenge of Protoboy" Protoboy", when Donnie thinks he's killed Gus he first appears to show remorse, but it's soon made clear he's more concerned about getting in trouble than having killed someone.



%%* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Robotboy in "Rowho?"

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%%* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Robotboy in "Rowho?""Rowho?" Somehow, by using batteries that Kamikazi secretly left, Robotboy loses his memory.



* LimitedWardrobe: Lola even wears her blue dress when she goes to bed. The only time she's ever been seen wearing a completely different outfit is when she went ''bowling'', oddly enough.

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* LimitedWardrobe: Lola even wears her blue dress when she goes to bed. The only time she's ever been seen wearing a completely different outfit is was when she went ''bowling'', oddly enough.



** She also wore Liederhosen in one ep, but it was for a dance number she was going to do.
%%* LargeHam: Dr. Kamikazi
* LightningCanDoAnything: Being hit by lightning doesn't do any damage to Robotboy, it just recharges him to full.

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** She also wore Liederhosen in one ep, episode, but it was for a dance number she was going to do.
%%* LargeHam: Dr. Kamikazi
Kamikazi. The man loves hamming things up as much as he loves being evil.
* LightningCanDoAnything: Being hit by lightning doesn't do any damage to Robotboy, it just recharges him to full. Somehow...



* MayDecemberRomance: Moshimo is much older than his fiancée.

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* MayDecemberRomance: Moshimo is much, much older than his fiancée.



* NightmareSequence: Donnie has a pretty long one in "Donnie Turnbull's Day Off" that involves fish medicine, his mom, and Robotboy's bed.

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* NightmareSequence: Donnie has a pretty long one in "Donnie Turnbull's Day Off" that involves fish medicine, his mom, and Robotboy's bed. It makes sense when you watch the episode.



* OddFriendship: A double case for Tommy, a typical, if highly intelligent boy in an unremarkable middle class family, is best friends with a child friendly version of Eric Cartman from an Amish family, and the insanly rich daughter of a famous ambassador.

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* OddFriendship: A double case for Tommy, a typical, if highly intelligent boy in an unremarkable middle class family, is best friends with a child friendly version of Eric Cartman from an Amish family, and the insanly insanely rich daughter of a famous ambassador.ambassador from an African country.



** LatexPerfection: His human disguise in "Tween for a Day", however, was quite convincing.

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** LatexPerfection: His human disguise in "Tween for a Day", however, was quite convincing. Well, more convincing then the usual disguise.



* RidiculouslyHumanRobot: Robotboy. He's even passed for a human kid at least twice.

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* RidiculouslyHumanRobot: Robotboy. He's even passed for a human kid at least twice. Somehow.



* RoguesGallery: After a while, Robotboy got himself a fairly impressive one. Villains that have appeared in more than one episode includes: [[BigBad Dr. Kamikazi]], [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney Klaus von Afoncügel]], [[SmugSnake Bjorn Bjornson]], [[TheMenInBlack Kurt's father]], [[MagiciansAreWizards Felonius Hex]], [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul General Yakitori]], [[SadistTeacher Principal Culpepper]] and [[EvilCounterpart Protoboy]].

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* RoguesGallery: After a while, Robotboy got himself a fairly impressive big one. Villains that have appeared in more than one episode includes: [[BigBad Dr. Kamikazi]], [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney Klaus von Afoncügel]], [[SmugSnake Bjorn Bjornson]], [[TheMenInBlack Kurt's father]], [[MagiciansAreWizards Felonius Hex]], [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul General Yakitori]], [[SadistTeacher Principal Culpepper]] and [[EvilCounterpart Protoboy]].



* SadistTeacher: The P.E. teacher. In "Tween for a Day" she picks a boy in crutches as the goalie in soccer practice and just watches as he gets hit with balls.

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* SadistTeacher: The P.E. teacher. In "Tween for a Day" Day", she picks a boy in crutches as the goalie in soccer practice and just watches as he gets hit with balls.



%%* SecretKeeper: Tommy, Gus and Lola

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%%* SecretKeeper: Tommy, Gus and LolaLola: they all keep the secret of Robotboy's nature. Well, Tommy and Lola try. Gus often shows no intention of keeping Robotboy a secret.



%%* SmugSnake: Bjorn
%%* SpikesOfVillainy: On Donnie's wristband.

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%%* SmugSnake: Bjorn
Bjorn, Kamikazi,
%%* SpikesOfVillainy: On Donnie's wristband.



* ThreeAmigos: Tommy, Gus and Lola
* TooDumbToLive: In "Science Fear" Kurt almost died from heat exhaustion because he got into a mecha without air conditioning and refused to get out because he was having too much fun trying to kill Tommy.
** Despite knowing Felonius Hexx clearly has incredible magical powers and totally despises him, Gus continues to mock his skill and deride him as a fake and a lousy magician. Resulting in him being attacked and humiliated every time.

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* ThreeAmigos: Tommy, Gus and Lola
Lola. Somehow. Somewhat.
* TooDumbToLive: In "Science Fear" Kurt almost died from heat exhaustion because he got into a mecha without air conditioning and refused to get out because he was having too much fun fun, first just going around the city wrecking stuff, and then trying to kill Tommy.
** Despite knowing Felonius Hexx clearly has incredible magical powers and totally despises him, him because of his heckling during his show, Gus continues to mock his skill and deride him as a fake and a lousy magician. Resulting magician, resulting in him being attacked and humiliated every time.time.
*** Really, Gus could qualify for this trope almost every episode.



* {{Troll}}: The function of the Teasebots in "Teasebots".

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* {{Troll}}: The function of the Teasebots in "Teasebots". They're invented by Kamikazi to piss off Robotboy so he would waste his energy so Kamikazi could grab. Tommy, with the help of Mashimo, managed to... possibly reprogram the one robot that was left from Robotboy's massacre so as to serve as a distraction. Gus did nothing but try to destroy the only robot they had when he was insulted by it.



%%* UnnecessaryRoughness: Used by Kurt's team in "Foot Brawl"

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%%* UnnecessaryRoughness: Used by Kurt's team in "Foot Brawl"Brawl".



%%* VitriolicBestBuds: Tommy and Gus.

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%%* VitriolicBestBuds: Tommy and Gus. Gus constantly needles and annoys Tommy but Tommy tolerates him, giving out some snark at times and, in many cases, delivering his comeuppance himself, through Robotboy, or just standing back and letting karma take it's toll.



%%* YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe: Gus' parents talk this way.

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** Hell, most of the villains, who are adults, don't shirk at hurting children.
%%* YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe: Gus' parents talk this way.
9th Apr '17 2:20:27 AM mangamanic
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* OddFriendship: A double case for Tommy, a typical, if highly intelligent boy in an unremarkable middle class family, is best friends with a child friendly version of Eric Cartman from an Amish family, and the insanly rich daughter of a famous ambassador.
23rd Feb '17 5:24:00 AM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* ShesAManInJapan: Tommy is a girl in the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Mongolian, Kazahk and Kyrgyz dubs of the show.

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* ShesAManInJapan: Tommy is a girl in the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Mongolian, Kazahk and Kyrgyz dubs of the show, instead of a boy like in the other dubs of the show.
17th Feb '17 12:53:01 PM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* ShesAManInJapan: Tommy is a girl in the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Mongolian, Kazahk and Kyrgyz dubs of the show.
17th Feb '17 8:24:57 AM Alantutorial
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* GloveSnap: In "Donny Turnbull's Day Out", Debs snaps on a pair of latex gloves before applying a special cream to her son's stomach to remedy his sickness [[spoilers: completely unaware that he's faking it.]]

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* GloveSnap: In "Donny Turnbull's Day Out", Debs snaps on a pair of latex gloves before applying a special cream to her son's stomach to remedy his sickness [[spoilers: sickness, completely unaware that he's faking it.]]
17th Feb '17 8:23:42 AM Alantutorial
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* GloveSnap: In "Donny Turnbull's Day Out", Debs snaps on a pair of latex gloves before applying a special cream to her son's stomach to remedy his sickness [[spoilers:completely unaware that he's faking it.]]

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* GloveSnap: In "Donny Turnbull's Day Out", Debs snaps on a pair of latex gloves before applying a special cream to her son's stomach to remedy his sickness [[spoilers:completely [[spoilers: completely unaware that he's faking it.]]
17th Feb '17 8:22:29 AM Alantutorial
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* GloveSnap: In "Donny Turnbull's Day Out", Debs snaps on a pair of latex gloves before applying a special cream to her son's stomach to remedy his sickness [[spoilers:completely unaware that he's faking it.]]
9th Jan '17 7:10:53 PM GrantedInStickyness
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*** And for a more obscure upskirt, there was a brief shot of Lola's panties revealed on a Cartoon Network 'City' bumper of her throwing balls at a water dunk tank.
18th Dec '16 6:10:59 PM Segal991
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%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Gus.

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%%* * JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Gus.Gus does care about his friends despite how obnoxious he is.
28th Nov '16 1:56:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* ShoutOut: One episode is titled [[JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth "Journey to the Center of the Gus".]]

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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One episode is titled [[JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth [[Literature/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth "Journey to the Center of the Gus".]]
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