History YMMV / VRTroopers

7th Dec '17 4:16:50 PM ClintEastwood
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* StockFootageFailure: Even for a Saban show made in the 90's, there were a surprising amount of Stock Footage Failures:
** The footage of Grimlord's palace (and the [[Series/ChoujinkiMetalder Metalder]] footage in general) always looks fuzzier, darker, and more low quality than the rest of the show, making it very obvious when the footage switches from Japanese to American.
** Adapting two different ''Franchise/MetalHero'' shows meant that JB and Katlin never fight with Ryan when battling a monster (outside of battle grid mode). With 92 total episodes, this becomes more and more obvious through the course of the series, resulting in a very disjointed feel to the action.
** Due to the limited amount of footage of Grimlord's lair, the amount of soldiers visible in any scene usually fluctuates, sometimes Grimlord addressing the four generals and the next shot having the rest of his army suddenly appear.
** In the first season, the goons seen in Grimlord's court were all monsters who'd eventually get to be the monster of an episode. Since stock footage was used for some villains' base scenes, previously defeated monsters were often right there to greet Grimlord as he arrived, just like last week... and some would do battle again, with or without their past demises Handwaved. Many monsters were seen multiple times, with his personal favorites kept into the second season.
*** The most egregious example is Air Striker. This helicopter-based monster was sent nearly every episode, destroyed nearly every episode, and always came back for more. Of course, given the fact that they're computer-generated creations, he can simply recreate any monster he likes.
** The air battles footage is even more limited, with virtually the same sequence of slips being used for every battle; if you've seen one, you've seen them all.
** In "The Great Brain Robbery", when Snowbot is attacking Katlyn and JB with his flamethrower and frost gun, another fighter can be seen next to them (which is the third warrior from ''Series/JikuuSenshiSpielban'', Helen Lady).
*** Katlin would later get the ability to create a mirror clone of herself, probably written to prevent any more inconsistencies.
** In "Three Strikes", the look of the apartment rapidly changes between the Japanese and American footage, with the floor and wall changing colors.
** In "Game Over", Despera suddenly [[ShesAManInJapan becomes a man]] when fighting Ryan.
5th Dec '17 3:21:01 PM ClintEastwood
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* MostAnnoyingSound: Toxoid's shrill, screeching voice.

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Toxoid's shrill, screeching voice.



* RetroactiveRecognition: Brad Hawkins went on to be Mason's second stepdad Jim in ''Film/{{Boyhood}}'' and also ventured into voice acting, most of them done for Funimation.
** Sarah Brown joined ''General Hospital'' soon after ''VR Troopers'' and is better known these days as a successful soap opera actress, winning three Daytime Emmys during her six-year run on the show before moving onto other series. She has appeared on the cover of Soap Opera Digest 19 times.

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Brad Hawkins went on to be Mason's second stepdad Jim in ''Film/{{Boyhood}}'' and also ventured into voice acting, most of them done for Funimation.
** Sarah Brown joined ''General Hospital'' ''Series/GeneralHospital'' soon after ''VR Troopers'' and is better known these days as a successful soap opera actress, winning three Daytime Emmys during her six-year run on the show before moving onto other series. She has appeared on the cover of Soap Opera Digest 19 times.
4th Apr '17 9:11:43 AM Mikeyfan93
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* SpiritualAdaptation: Compare the fights undertaken by the [[WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko Lyoko-Warriors]] against XANA to the Troopers' battle against Grimlord.

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* SpiritualAdaptation: Compare the fights undertaken by the [[WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko Lyoko-Warriors]] against XANA to the Troopers' battle against Grimlord. Hilariously, Saban composer Noam Kaniel composed and sang the theme song to ''Code Lyoko''.
9th Mar '17 9:02:59 PM AmourMitts
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* SpecialEffectFailure: [[SpecialEffectFailure/VRTroopers Has its own page.]]

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* SpecialEffectFailure: [[SpecialEffectFailure/VRTroopers Has its own page.SpecialEffectFailure:
** Whenever Jeb sticks his tongue out, one can easily tell that the frame is frozen. Likewise whenever his eyes "pop" out in surprise.
** In "The Dognapping", the skugs carrying Jeb's cage in Grimlord's palace are clearly in front of a green screen. Their lighting is completely different from the rest of the footage.
** In "The Duplitron Dilemma", Percy being ejected from the car is shown with a flat image of him flying up and hitting the ground.
** Battle Grid Mode [[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=j49Ci1DqBns speaks for itself.
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11th Oct '16 10:47:08 PM Mikeyfan93
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* SpecialEffectFailure:
** http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/SpecialEffectFailure/

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* SpecialEffectFailure:
** http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/SpecialEffectFailure/
SpecialEffectFailure: [[SpecialEffectFailure/VRTroopers Has its own page.]]
25th Sep '16 3:54:15 PM Metalder386
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http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/SpecialEffectFailure/

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25th Sep '16 3:46:36 PM Metalder386
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** The footage of Grimlord's palace (and the [[Series/ChoujinkiMetalder Metalder]] footage in general) always looks fuzzier and more low quality than the rest of the show and the [[Series/JikuuSenshiSpielban Spielban]] footage, despite Metalder being filmed one year later than Spielban.
** Whenever Jeb sticks his tongue out, one can easily tell that the frame is frozen. Likewise whenever his eyes "pop" out in surprise.
** In "The Dognapping", the skugs carrying Jeb's cage in Grimlord's palace are clearly in front of a green screen. Their lighting is completely different from the rest of the footage.
** In "The Great Brain Robbery", when Snowbot is attacking Katlyn and JB with his flamethrower and frost gun, another fighter can be seen next to them (which is the third warrior from Series/JikuuSenshiSpielban, Helen Lady).

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** The footage of Grimlord's palace (and the [[Series/ChoujinkiMetalder Metalder]] footage in general) always looks fuzzier and more low quality than the rest of the show and the [[Series/JikuuSenshiSpielban Spielban]] footage, despite Metalder being filmed one year later than Spielban.
** Whenever Jeb sticks his tongue out, one can easily tell that the frame is frozen. Likewise whenever his eyes "pop" out in surprise.
** In "The Dognapping", the skugs carrying Jeb's cage in Grimlord's palace are clearly in front of a green screen. Their lighting is completely different from the rest of the footage.
** In "The Great Brain Robbery", when Snowbot is attacking Katlyn and JB with his flamethrower and frost gun, another fighter can be seen next to them (which is the third warrior from Series/JikuuSenshiSpielban, Helen Lady).
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/SpecialEffectFailure/
28th Aug '16 6:00:58 AM Metalder386
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** Ryan's excessive karate cries (Hayaa!, and other battle cries could also get annoying.

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** Ryan's excessive karate cries (Hayaa!, and other battle cries cries) could also get annoying.
28th Aug '16 6:00:42 AM Metalder386
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** Ryan's excessive karate cries (Hayaa!, and other [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/Kiai battle cries]]) could also get annoying.

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** Ryan's excessive karate cries (Hayaa!, and other [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/Kiai battle cries]]) cries could also get annoying.
28th Aug '16 5:58:06 AM Metalder386
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** Jeb blowing raspberries could also get seriously grating at times

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** Jeb blowing raspberries could also get seriously grating at timestimes.
**Ryan's excessive karate cries (Hayaa!, and other [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/Kiai battle cries]]) could also get annoying.
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