History YMMV / TheGodzillaPowerHour

13th Apr '16 10:12:24 AM dieseldragons
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** Because of {{NuclearWeaponsTaboo}}, Godzilla's backstory here deviates from the films. He wasn't created by atomic bomb tests in the Pacific, he's essentially a sea monster, [[WeAreAsMayFlies an ancient alpha predator pre dating mankind]]. This is the exact same backstory used in ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}''.

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** Because of {{NuclearWeaponsTaboo}}, Godzilla's backstory here deviates from the films. He wasn't created by atomic bomb tests in the Pacific, he's essentially a sea monster, [[WeAreAsMayFlies an ancient alpha predator pre dating pre-dating mankind]]. This is the exact same backstory used in ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}''.
13th Apr '16 10:11:45 AM dieseldragons
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** Because of {{NuclearWeaponsTaboo}}, Godzilla's backstory here deviates from the films. He wasn't created by atomic bomb tests in the Pacific, he's essentially a sea monster, [[WeAsMayFlies an ancient alpha predator pre dating mankind]]. This is the exact same backstory used in ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}''.

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** Because of {{NuclearWeaponsTaboo}}, Godzilla's backstory here deviates from the films. He wasn't created by atomic bomb tests in the Pacific, he's essentially a sea monster, [[WeAsMayFlies [[WeAreAsMayFlies an ancient alpha predator pre dating mankind]]. This is the exact same backstory used in ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}''.
13th Apr '16 10:10:34 AM dieseldragons
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** Because of {{NuclearWeaponsTaboo}}, Godzilla's backstory here deviates from the films. He wasn't created by atomic bomb tests in the Pacific, he's essentially a sea monster, [[WeAsMayFlies an ancient alpha predator pre dating mankind]]. This is the exact same backstory used in ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}''.
21st Feb '16 12:42:39 AM HelloLamppost
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** Well, technically, the original Godzilla did die in the original movie. Maybe Zooky is ''his'' kid.
10th Nov '15 6:56:02 AM TheMightyHeptagon
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: As unloved as he is, Godzooky actually could have been the basis for a promising storyline. He's canonically said to be Godzilla's ''nephew''--and unless the Big G is merely his HonoraryUncle, this would presumably mean that Godzilla also has at least one ''sibling''. But for some reason, this idea was never explored, and Godzooky's parentage is unknown.
20th May '15 5:31:28 PM CorahsUncle
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* EnsembleDarkHorse: Axor. Being perhaps one of, if not, THE most recognized monster in a series filled with expies, a monster with a personality [[AGodAmI of a god complex]], and being a part of [[FanficRecs/{{Godzilla}} Matt Frank's "Godzilla Neo" FanFiction series]].

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* EnsembleDarkHorse: Axor. Being perhaps one of, if not, THE of the most recognized monster monsters, if not ''the'' most recognized, in a series filled with expies, a monster with a personality [[AGodAmI of a god complex]], and being a part of [[FanficRecs/{{Godzilla}} Matt Frank's "Godzilla Neo" FanFiction series]].



** Godzilla battles a terrorist group called COBRA years before GIJoe came along.
* JustHereForGodzilla: A textbook example. The main human cast is largely interchangeable with the typical Hanna-Barbera cast, fans generally hate Godzooky, but the battles between Godzilla and the other monsters can still make up for it.
* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: In one episode Godzooky actually did something and became powered up enough to give ''[[DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu freaking Axor]]'' a hard time. Sadly, [[StatusQuoIsGod it didn't last]].
* TheScrappy: Godzooky. He gets a lot of hate from the Kaiju community, though in his defense, he's just a baby monster and may mature into something bigger and more likable if the series ever got rebooted.

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** Godzilla battles a terrorist group called COBRA years before GIJoe ''WesternAnimation/GIJoe'' came along.
* JustHereForGodzilla: A textbook example. The main human cast is largely interchangeable with the typical Hanna-Barbera cast, and fans generally hate Godzooky, but the battles between Godzilla and the other monsters can still make up for it.
* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: In one episode episode, Godzooky actually did something useful and became powered up enough to give ''[[DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu freaking Axor]]'' a hard time. Sadly, [[StatusQuoIsGod it didn't last]].
* TheScrappy: Godzooky. He gets a lot of hate from the Kaiju community, though in his defense, he's just a baby monster and may mature into something bigger and more likable if the series ever got gets rebooted.
20th May '15 5:23:57 PM NWolfman
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* EarWorm: "Up from the depths/[[WritersHaveNoSenseOfScale Thirty stories high]]/Breathing fire/His head in the sky/[[SayMyName GODZILLA! GODZILLA!]]

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* EarWorm: "Up from the depths/[[WritersHaveNoSenseOfScale Thirty stories high]]/Breathing fire/His head in the sky/[[SayMyName GODZILLA! GODZILLA!]]GODZILLA!]]"
20th May '15 5:23:44 PM NWolfman
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* EarWorm: "Up from the depths/[[WritersHaveNoSenseOfScale Thirty stories high]]/Breathing fire/His head in the sky/[[SayMyName GODZILLA! GODZILLA!]]
20th Jun '14 4:47:04 PM dsneybuf
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Apparently, Hanna-Barbera were unable to use Godzilla's trademark roar. This sounds ''truly bizarre'' considering they secured the rights from Toho to have their character in an animated adaptation, but not the sounds he makes. H-B were forced to cast Ted Cassidy to voice the character instead. To add insult to injury, [[NoExportForYou the Japanese version of this show DOES feature Godzilla's distinctive "SKREEONK!"]].
** H-B also wanted Godzilla to fight other classic monsters from the franchise's Shōwa Era. Toho refused. H-B were forced to come up with their own monsters. They also wanted Godzilla's son, Minilla to star to make the show more 'family-orientated'. ''[[ExecutiveMeddling Toho refused]]''. So the cartoon's creators had to come up with Godzooky instead as a distant relative.
5th May '14 7:26:57 AM FigmentJedi
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* Godzilla battles a terrorist group called COBRA years before GIJoe came along.

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* ** Godzilla battles a terrorist group called COBRA years before GIJoe came along.
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