History YMMV / Ultraman

24th Apr '16 12:55:43 AM aye_amber
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* GenreTurningPoint: It's difficult to overstate just how much this show rebuilt and codified the {{Kaiju}} genre. Whereas before, a giant monster coming out of the sea to wreck up the place would be like a typhoon or hurricane: unstoppable, and the little humans scurrying away from it could only hope to rebuild afterwards or put up token resistance. The cost of stopping one would be horrendously high Film/({{Gojira}}) or worryingly public (Film/KingKong), requiring military deployment. From ''this'' show onwards, it became entirely believable that those little humans could fight back on their own terms, and do it [[MonsterOfTheWeek once a friggin' week]] at that. Oh, and the big guy on Earth's side - the idea that Earth could have external, fairly long-lasting help from elsewhere - is also a nice change of pace.

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* GenreTurningPoint: It's difficult to overstate just how much this show rebuilt and codified the {{Kaiju}} genre. Whereas before, a giant monster coming out of the sea to wreck up the place would be like a typhoon or hurricane: unstoppable, and the little humans scurrying away from it could only hope to rebuild afterwards or put up token resistance. The cost of stopping one would be horrendously high Film/({{Gojira}}) Film/{{Gojira}} or worryingly public (Film/KingKong), requiring military deployment. From ''this'' show onwards, it became entirely believable that those little humans could fight back on their own terms, and do it [[MonsterOfTheWeek once a friggin' week]] at that. Oh, and the big guy on Earth's side - the idea that Earth could have external, fairly long-lasting help from elsewhere - is also a nice change of pace.
18th Apr '16 12:18:03 AM aye_amber
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* GenreTurningPoint: It's difficult to overstate just how much this show rebuilt and codified the {{Kaiju}} genre. Whereas before, a giant monster coming out of the sea to wreck up the place would be like a typhoon or hurricane: unstoppable, and the little humans scurrying away from it could only hope to rebuild afterwards or put up token resistance. The cost of stopping one would be horrendously high ({{Gojira}}) or worryingly public ({{KingKong}}), requiring military deployment. From ''this'' show onwards, it became entirely believable that those little humans could fight back on their own terms, and do it [[MonsterOfTheWeek once a friggin' week]] at that. Oh, and the big guy on Earth's side - the idea that Earth could have external, fairly long-lasting help from elsewhere - is also a nice change of pace.

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* GenreTurningPoint: It's difficult to overstate just how much this show rebuilt and codified the {{Kaiju}} genre. Whereas before, a giant monster coming out of the sea to wreck up the place would be like a typhoon or hurricane: unstoppable, and the little humans scurrying away from it could only hope to rebuild afterwards or put up token resistance. The cost of stopping one would be horrendously high ({{Gojira}}) Film/({{Gojira}}) or worryingly public ({{KingKong}}), (Film/KingKong), requiring military deployment. From ''this'' show onwards, it became entirely believable that those little humans could fight back on their own terms, and do it [[MonsterOfTheWeek once a friggin' week]] at that. Oh, and the big guy on Earth's side - the idea that Earth could have external, fairly long-lasting help from elsewhere - is also a nice change of pace.
10th Nov '15 11:06:09 AM DeusDenuo
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* HellIsThatNoise: Alien Baltan's laugh, which is so distinctive that it has a high chance of resonating inside viewers' heads for eternity. It's even this trope ''in universe''.

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* HellIsThatNoise: Alien Baltan's laugh, laugh[[note]]FWO FWO FWO FWO... MUO-FWO FWO FWO FWO FWO...[[/note]], which is so distinctive that it has a high chance of resonating inside viewers' heads for eternity. It's even this trope ''in universe''.
10th Nov '15 11:04:50 AM DeusDenuo
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* GenreTurningPoint: It's difficult to overstate just how much this show rebuilt and codified the {{Kaiju}} genre. Whereas before, a giant monster coming out of the sea to wreck up the place would be like a typhoon or hurricane: unstoppable, and the little humans scurrying away from it could only hope to rebuild afterwards or put up token resistance. The cost of stopping one would be horrendously high ({{Gojira}}) or worryingly public ({{KingKong}}), requiring military deployment. From ''this'' show onwards, it became entirely believable that those little humans could fight back on their own terms, and do it [[MonsterOfTheWeek once a friggin' week]] at that. Oh, and the big guy on Earth's side - the idea that Earth could have external, fairly long-lasting help from elsewhere - is also a nice change of pace.



* ShoutOut: Hayata using a spoon instead of the Beta Capsule (he was in a restaurant and rushed out to engage) is possibly the inspiration for TheTick using "Spoon!" as a battlecry.

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* ShoutOut: Hayata using a spoon instead of the Beta Capsule (he was in a restaurant and rushed out to engage) eating curry when the call came in) is possibly the inspiration for TheTick using "Spoon!" as a battlecry.
9th Oct '15 8:47:13 AM SlaughterhouseDb
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* ShoutOut: Hayata using a spoon instead of the Beta Capsule (he was in a restaurant and rushed out to engage) is possibly the inspiration for TheTick using "Spoon!" as a battlecry.
26th Jul '15 8:52:31 PM HerrBlitzDiktator
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* CultClassic: The show is fondly remembered in Argentina, to quote: "it was the PowerRangers of our generation!"
18th Jul '15 5:18:46 AM tropower
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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Put it this way - it's 1966, and most of the crazy shit you see in a typical episode would have looked good in a theatrically-released film. This was a ''half-hour kids' television show'', filmed in color at a time when there were barely enough black-and-white [=TVs=] to watch it on. They could've fudged things here and there, but ''didn't'', and wow does their effort show even nearly 60 years after the fact.

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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Put it this way - it's 1966, and most of the crazy shit things you see in a typical episode would have looked good in a theatrically-released film. This was a ''half-hour kids' television show'', filmed in color at a time when there were barely enough black-and-white [=TVs=] to watch it on. They could've fudged things here and there, but ''didn't'', and wow does their effort show even nearly 60 years after the fact.
3rd Jun '15 7:39:50 AM TheNerfGuy
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* MoeMoe: e.g., "Pigmon"

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* MoeMoe: {{Moe}}: e.g., "Pigmon"
16th Apr '15 3:13:10 PM NervousShark
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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Put it this way - it's 1966, and most of the crazy shit you see in a typical episode would have looked good in a theatrically-released film. This was a ''half-hour kids' television show'', filmed in color at a time when there were barely enough black-and-white TVs to watch it on. They could've fudged things here and there, but ''didn't'', and wow does their effort show even nearly 60 years after the fact.

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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Put it this way - it's 1966, and most of the crazy shit you see in a typical episode would have looked good in a theatrically-released film. This was a ''half-hour kids' television show'', filmed in color at a time when there were barely enough black-and-white TVs [=TVs=] to watch it on. They could've fudged things here and there, but ''didn't'', and wow does their effort show even nearly 60 years after the fact.
30th Mar '15 7:47:38 PM UltramanMattia
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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Put it this way - it's 1966, and most of the crazy shit you see in a typical episode would have looked good in a theatrically-released film. This was a ''half-hour kids' television show'', filmed in color at a time when there were barely enough black-and-white TVs to watch it on. They could've fudged things here and there, but ''didn't'', and wow does their effort show even nearly 60 years after the fact.

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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Put it this way - it's 1966, and most of the crazy shit you see in a typical episode would have looked good in a theatrically-released film. This was a ''half-hour kids' television show'', filmed in color at a time when there were barely enough black-and-white TVs to watch it on. They could've fudged things here and there, but ''didn't'', and wow does their effort show even nearly 60 years after the fact.fact.
* TearJerker: The episode of Jamila.
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