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A [[SugarWiki/NeedsMoreLove misunderstood]] and [[RuleOfCool fun]] animated show on [[WaltDisney Toon Disney]], for their Jetix block, about a teenager named Chiro who finds a Super Robot with a set of 5 robot monkeys locked inside. He is made the leader and together they fight Skeleton King, who wants to [[TakeOverTheWorld take over their home planet of Shuggazoom.]]

This show now has [[Characters/SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo a character sheet]] and a [[Recap/SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo recap page that needs contributions]].

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!!This show provides examples of:
* ActionGirl: PintSizedPowerhouse Nova, and GirlyBruiser Jinmay, TheGunslinger Aurora 6 and BadassNormal Olliana.
* AerithAndBob: Alongside Hal, Otto, Nova, Aurora, and Johnny, we have Chiro, Antauri, Jinmay, and SPRX-77.
* AffectionateParody: The whole series is one to the SuperRobot and {{Sentai}} genres; sentai robotic monkeys!
* AlasPoorVillain: [[spoiler: Valina was an evil bitch, yes, but she seemed to genuinely love the Skeleton King. So watching him kill her without warning and for no obvious reason literally minutes after she had just successfully brought him BackFromTheDead is something of a TearJerker.]]
* AliensSpeakingEnglish: Everyone speaks the same language, reguardless of species, unless they are incapable of speech.
%%* AlmostDeadGuy: [[spoiler:Jinmay]] at the end of Season One. [[spoiler: She doesn't really die.]]
* AlmostKiss:
** Chiro and Jinmay in the first episode.
** In ''Meet the Wigglenog'', the Wigglenog takes a mermaid form and almost kisses Sprx. When he shows his true appearance, Sprx is clearly grossed out.
* AnimalBattleAura: When Chiro uses the Power Primate at higher levels, it becomes a primate.
%%* {{Animesque}}: With an ''old-school flava''.
* AntiHero: The Hyperforce has no compunction whatsoever against killing their enemies, and doing so brutually.
%%* ArtifactOfDoom: The artifacts used to [[spoiler:resurrect Skeleton King]].
* ArtificialLimbs: Most notably the monkeys with their robotic arms, which are replaceable. For that reason, the writers have all sorts of fun having these arms [[BloodlessCarnage torn]], [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar cut]], or [[WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids blown off]]. There's a RunningGag involving Gibson getting his hand cut off at the wrist.
* BackFromTheDead:
** [[spoiler:Skeleton King.]]
** [[spoiler:Antauri]] in the start of Season Three, [[spoiler:is reborn as the very powerful silver monkey.]]
** [[spoiler:Nova]] in the Season Three finale.
* BadassNormal: Mobius Quint and Olliana, who do well with little more than their laser weapons (Quint has a harpoon and Olliana has a whip). Olliana [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome KOed two of her captors with just her hair]]!
* BattleCouple: Chiro and Jinmay after she TookALevelInBadass.
%%** Sprx and Nova.
%%* BecauseDestinySaysSo: Chiro being TheChosenOne, and why the Robot Monkeys were created in the first place.
%%* BelligerentSexualTension: Sprx and Nova.
* BerserkButton:
** Nova can't ''stand'' the cold…
** Sprx is usually pretty easy-going, but mess with his friends, and his personality can take a rather scary turn. Take what happened with Mobius Quint, for instance. Calling him [[EmbarrassingNickname Sparky]] isn't a good idea, either.
* BetaCouple: An inversion. Chiro and Jinmay are the ones with the more simplified relationship as opposed to Sprx and Nova.
* BigBad: Skeleton King is behind every EvilPlan and the one in the opening theme.
%%* BiggerBad: The Dark Ones.
%%* BigDamnHeroes: Later in the series, [[spoiler: The Super Robot]] exists to fill this role.
* BittersweetEnding: Season 2's finale, with [[spoiler: Antauri's death and Chiro becoming monkey-ish.]] It's made even more bittersweet in the Swedish dub where the series ended after that and was pulled off in such a way that it seemed like a SeriesFinale.
* BloodlessCarnage: The Robot Monkeys are common victims of this, sometimes getting their robotic components mangled while their organic parts remain relatively intact.
* BodyHorror:
** What happens to people who eat the food from Wonder Fun Meat World.
** The victims of the [[TheVirus Wraiths]] turning into Wraiths themselves.
** [[spoiler: The Alchemist's physical decay after the Dark Ones touched him.]]
* BoobyTrap: Often left for TheTeam, which they seem to always fall for.
* BraggingThemeTune: ''"Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! Fighting any evil, they are Shuggazoom's hope! Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! Defeating any foe!"''
* BrainsAndBrawn: Gibson and Sprx are brains and ''instinct''. Demonstrated when they argue in ''The Savage Lands: Part 1''.
%%* {{Brainwashed}}: A few times.
%%* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Also a few times.
* BritishAccents: Gibson, among others.
* BrokenPedestal: There are four examples: One because DealWithTheDevil, two because BrainwashedAndCrazy, and one BecauseDestinySaysSo.
** The first and probably most prominent is the Sun Riders, whom Chiro idolized. They're the ones who made the DealWithTheDevil, which later turned into FaustianRebellion (thereby a RebuiltPedestal).
** Master Offay and Mobius Quint were both BrainwashedAndCrazy. Nova and Sprx were not amused.
** Master Zan BecauseDestinySaysSo, according to him. Antauri was the one he betrayed, and he's the only one who never reconciled.
* CallingYourAttacks: The members of the Hyperforce call out their gadets. For instance, "CORE DISTRUPTOR!"
%%* CannotSpitItOut: Sprx to Nova.
* CaptainErsatz: Caption Shuggazoom, aka [[Franchise/{{Batman}} playboy millionaire]] Clayton Carrington.
* CatchPhrase: The team calls out the show's [[TitleDrop title]] before going into battle.
* CatFolk: The Cathurians in ''The Stranded Seven''.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Mandarin. First appearence, he's formidible and deviously cunning. Next couple of appearences...there's been a notable drop in his intelligence level...[[spoiler: Though when his clone replaces him he returns to his original characterization a little bit more.]]
%%** The Hyperforce. Otto, Chiro, and Gibson in particular. Best touched down on in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIot0U1Zzhw this review of the first episode.]]
* ChekhovsGun:
** In ''Flytor'', the titular monster takes a genetic scan of Chiro with its eye. We know this is important because we see Skeleton King in possession of the eye with the scan at the end of the episode, but we're not exactly sure how it will come into play until later in ''Versus Chiro'', when we learn that [[spoiler:the eye is entrusted to Mandarin to build a factory to create Chiro clones.]]
** The Pit of Doom turns out to be a prominent ChekhovsBoomerang. The first time it becomes important after its introduction is when it becomes the location of [[spoiler: Mandarin's cloning factory]]. But in the Season Two finale, it's revealed that Skeleton King's ''real'' intention for building it all along was [[spoiler: to reach the egg of the Dark One embedded inside Shuggazoom to awaken it, hatch it, and unleash it on the rest of the universe]]. And at the end of Season Four it becomes the place where [[spoiler: Skeleton King is resurrected]]. Phew.
%%* TheChosenOne: Chiro.
%%* CircusOfFear: ''Circus of Ooze''.
%%* CliffHanger: The series finale.
* CollapsingLair: The Citadel of Bone, with a twist: [[spoiler:it puts itself back together]].
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: All over the place, but not consistently.
** SPRX is red, for being HotBlooded. Nova is yellow, to represent TheChick (as the show doesn't seem to realize the difference between pink and red). Otto (Mechanic) is green, showing that he's more down to earth, compared to the more scientific minded Gibson (Blue). Antauri is black, as he's more mysterious than any of the rest of the team (switching, later, to silver, to represent that he's extra special compared to the rest). Chiro wears white, because he's TheLeader/more important than anyone else (and, also, white light is composed of every color as Chiro has aspects of each monkey's personality), but his highlight color is orange. This is similar to Mandarin, the former leader before his FaceHeelTurn who is also orange, but also represents Chiro's [[HeroWorshipper hero worship]] of the Sun Riders, who have the same color motif.
** Almost entirely averted with regard to the relatively few connections between color and elemental powers the team exhibits.
* CombiningMecha: The Super Robot itself but it's an inversion in that instead of being separate vehicles that combine into the robot, it's a super robot that occasionally divides into vehicles.
%%* TheCorruption: The Dark Ones.
%%* CuteKitten: hilariously at the ending of the episode "Invasion of Vreen".
* CuteMachines: Both the monkeys and Jinmay are huggable robots.
%%* CutShort: Right at a gigantic cliffhanger, too. Curse you, ToonDisney!
%%* DamselInDistress: Jinmay, at first.
* DeathTrap
--> '''Sprx-77''': You know what these strange beacons always turn out to be? Death traps! Always some death trap…
* DisneyDeath: [[spoiler: Nova is thrown into a wormhole, Gibson is frozen solid, Otto is eaten, and if Sprx's symbolic death of unwillingly turning evil counts, that makes ''every member of the Monkey Team'' guilty of this at one point or another.]]
* DoAnythingRobot: The Robot Monkeys themselves have a wide range of handy gadgets built into them, from power tools to fans.
* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Nova usually hits and slaps Sprx.
%%* TheDragon: Mandarin.
%%* EmeraldPower: The Power Primate.
%%* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: Several occasions.
* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: The premise of the show; they're not super robot ''snails'' after all.
* EverythingsBetterWithPenguins: The Mr. Cheepers penguin plushie. Along with the guy who carries it around, it's a RunningGag in the first season.
%%* EvilCounterpart: Chiro's clones, Jinmay and Valina, and the Monkeys and Mandarin.
%%* EvilElevator: Elevator Monster.
%%* EvilMinions: The Formless.
%%* EvilOverlord: The Skeleton King.
%%* EvilPlan: Skeleton King has pulled a good number of these, both episodic small term plans and longer terms plots.
* ExpendableClone: The idea is played with a bit with [[spoiler: Mandarin's]]. The ''characters'' don't treat the clone any differently than they would the original (They might not even be aware he ''is'' a clone), but the '''show itself''' sure does. The increasingly brutal treatment he undergoes over the course of the plot might have been played a little more sympathetically had he not been a clone.
* EyeBeams: Among the Super Robot's abilities, it can shoot lazers from its eyes.
* FaceHeelTurn:
** Mandarin used to be TheLeader of the Hyperforce but he turned evil before the series began.
** [[spoiler: The Alchemist's forced change into Skeleton King, unwittingly caused by Mandarin]].
%%** [[spoiler:Master Zan after he was brainwashed.]]
%%* FacialMarkings: Chiro.
%%* FakeDefector: [[spoiler: Otto]] in ''Meet the Wigglenog''.
* FallingIntoHisArms: Sprx catches Nova this way in ''Circus of Ooze''. She also falls into Chiro's arms in ''Snowbound'' after [[spoiler: unleashing an AngstNuke]].
%%* FalseStart: Happens to Sprx and Nova a couple of times.
%%* FanBoy: Gyrus Krinkle.
%%* FanGirl: Valina seems to be one.
%%* FasterThanLightTravel: Leads the team to [[spoiler:Earth]].
%%* FourFingeredHands: The Robot Monkeys and Johnny.
%%* FunnyAnimal: The Robot Monkeys.
%%* GeniusLoci: Planetoid Q.
* GenreBlind: The Hyperforce. Not only are they willing to accept their superficial victories without any suspicions about what the [[HiddenAgendaVillain villain's true goal might be]], they are gullible enough to believe even the most obviously suspicious characters. This is {{Lampshaded}} by a minor character in ''Prototype'':
--> '''Chiro:''' I know all about you! How you've managed to destroy nearly everything else on this planet! [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate Dr. Takeuchi]] warned us!
--> '''Slingshot:''' Oh, really? Let's see, were you talking to a human being with a face? Or a disgusting heap of brain on a plate?
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar
--> '''Gibson:''' [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything I like doing it! It makes me feel rather tingly!]]
** This subtle one…
---> '''Nova:''' I'm gonna beat the ''scrap'' out of you!
** The plot of the episode ''Girl Trouble'' revolves around Chiro riding around in a small star cruiser with two pretty (and probably older) sisters clad in tight outfits who speak to him in ''extremely'' suggestive tones. A "honking" sound effect is heard whenever they move close to him. In one scene, they start to talk to him in suggestive tones again while he is drinking a red-colored soda; he becomes flustered and [[{{Nosebleed}} a GIGANTIC red bubble forms from his nose and pops all over his face]]. Oh yeah, and Chiro is still in a relationship with Jinmay.
* HandPuppet: In the episode ''Incident on Ranger 7'', Sprx mades a Nova puppet out of an old paper bag.
%%* HeelFaceTurn:
%%** Jinmay at the beginning,
%%**[[spoiler: The Sun Riders]] later on.
%%** Also, [[spoiler: the Robo Apes in ''Ape New World'']].
* HeroicSacrifice: A non-death related example is in ''Shadow Over Shuggazoom'', when Antauri shielded Chiro and BT from the giant eye and got himself zombiefied as a result.
%%** [[spoiler:Antauri]] in the Season 2 finale.
%%* HeterosexualLifePartners: BT and Glenny.
* HiddenAgendaVillain: Skeleton King. He attempts a lot of short-lived {{Evil Plan}}s beforehand, but we don't find out what he's ''really'' after until the end of Season Two…
%%* {{Homage}}: In a large part to ''Franchise/StarWars''.
* HumanAliens: Lots of them, though two of them are [[ShapeShifter off-putting]], to Chiro's dismay. Technically, the citizens of Shuggazoom also count.
* HumanPopsicle: The citizens of Shuggazoom are turned into these in ''Snowbound''.
* HumongousMecha: The Hyperforce not only battles with one; they ''live'' in the Super Robot.
%%* IfMyCalculationsAreCorrect: Gibson.
%%* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight
%%* IndyPloy: The episode ''World of Giants'' is IndyPloy orchestrated by Sprx.
* InfiniteSupplies: Downplayed The team makes routine trips to Shuggazoom's moon in order to harvest rocks to convert into fuel for the Super Robot. They were also shown running low on fuel in one instance and had to stop to refuel at an intergalatic truck stop. Other than that, though, the trope is played straight.
* IWasQuiteALooker: Captain Shuggazoom was quite handsome in his days as a superhero.
%%* KamehameHadoken: Monkey Fu.
%%* KickTheDog: Mandarin does this [[spoiler:to Nova]] ''before'' his FaceHeelTurn.
* KidHero: Chiro is a teenage leader of a Sentai team.
* KillerSpaceMonkey: The Super Robot Monkeys. Although they're technically the good guys (for the most part), they're pretty relentless when it comes to doing away with their enemies.
%%* LastMinuteHookUp: Sprx and Nova.
%%* LoonyFan: Gyrus Krinkle.
* LukeIAmYourFather: [[spoiler: The Skeleton King was the creator and "father" of the Monkey Team.]]
* MacrossMissileMassacre: The Super Robot can shoot these from three different bodyparts - arms, fingers, and feet.
* MadLove: Hinted at very strongly for the Skeleton King/Valina ship. Most obviously on Valina's side, and it might explain why SK [[spoiler: killed her]] so abruptly. He was either sick of dealing with her or was disgusted by her weakness or both.
* MakeMeWannaShout: The Monkey Mind Scream, which Chiro, Antauri, and Mandarin are all capable of.
* MeaningfulEcho: [[spoiler:"No monkey team member is ever alone."]]
* MeaningfulName: Chiro translates to "hero" in Japanese, Sprx uses electrical attacks, Otto is a mechanic and Nova is an explosion caused by a dying star… guess what happens when Nova unleashes her UnstoppableRage?
%%** Gibson's first name might be a reference to ''TwoThousandAndOneASpaceOdyssey''.
* MilkmanConspiracy: An evil cult that worships Skeleton King turns out to be led by none other than [[spoiler: the elderly owners of the local arcade]].
* MindRape:
** "Incident On Ranger 7". Gryus Krinkle brings them into [[LotusEaterMachine his mind]] with AppliedPhlebotinum, and it's their only way to fight back, making it an example of HoistByHisOwnPetard.
** Valina does this to Mandarin to make him tell her where [[spoiler: Skeleton King's skull is hidden]]. This is one of the more terrifying examples because we get to ''see'' what she's mind raping him with.
%%* TheMole: Jinmay, at first.
* {{Mooks}}: The Formless Minions. There are many different kind of Formless, and some classify as [[GiantMook Giant Mooks]].
%%* MySignificanceSenseIsTingling: everyone at some point or another.
%%* MonsterClown: The ones in ''Circus of Ooze''.
%%* MonsterOfTheWeek: At first, before the overbearing plot of the series begins.
%%* MrFanservice:
* NeverSayDie: For example...
--> '''Nova:''' "They tried to ''destroy'' us, remember?"
* NiceJobBreakingItHero:
** [[spoiler:Sprx breaks himself with the Fire of Hate, despite Gibson already implying the danger of its power, and helping in the resurrection of the Skeleton King.]]
** By [[spoiler:allowing the Citadel of Bone to be destroyed in an asteroid belt, the Hyperforce inadvertently allows Skeleton King to finally separate himself from it, thus gaining the ability to travel and spread his evil around the cosmos more freely.]]
%%* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: Otto says this in one episode, and that's the least of it.
%%* NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Skeleton King, Mandarin, and quite a few others.]]
%%* OddCouple: The most notable are Sprx & Gibson and Otto & Gibson.
%%* OfficialCouple:
%%** Chiro and Jinmay.
%%** Sprx and Nova (though [[LastMinuteHookUp they only actually hook up in the series finale]]).
* OneTwoThreeFourGo: The show's title.
%%* OpeningShoutOut: A minor villain as Chiro in one episode.
%%* OperationBlank: Operation [[spoiler:Burn The Worm]].
* OppositeSexClone: Two in ''Versus Chiro'': Chira and Chiru
* OverlyLongName: The show's title.
* ParentalAbandonment: Chiro. His family or guardians before he joined the Hyperforce are never mentioned.
%%* ParodySue: Krinkle becomes one in his dream world in ''Incident on Ranger 7''.
%%* PeoplePuppets: Jinmay gets this in the first episode after Chiro successfully frees her from Sakko's control.
* PlanetaryParasite: The Dark One Worm. It's implied there are other members of it's species on other planets.
* ThePowerOfFriendship:''Snowbound''; When Nova's rage-induced outburst with her fire powers threatens to kill everyone in Shuggazoom city in it's Chiro calling out for her that snaps Nova out of it.
* ThePowerOfLove: Nova's love for Sprx [[spoiler: [[LoveRedeems brought him back from the dark side]]]]. Aww.
%%* PsychicPowers: Antauri, Chiro, and Mandarin use these the most.
%%* QuirkyMinibossSquad: The Sun Riders.
%%* RealWorldEpisode: Season 3 finale.
%%* RecapEpisode: ''The Skeleton King Threat''.
%%* RedOniBlueOni: SPRX-77 and Gibson, color-wise as well.
%%* RelationshipUpgrade: Sprx and Nova.
%%* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Thingy.
* RoboticReveal: Jinmay in the first episode. Not even Jinmay herself knew she was a robot before.
* SealedEvilInACan: [[spoiler:The Dark One Worm, whose egg was sealed inside a planet. It's implied that [[ParanoiaFuel there are similar eggs in other planets…]]]]
%%* SelectiveMagnetism: All of Sprx's attacks are guilty of this.
* SelfMadeMan: How Scrapperton describes himself. In this case, "remade" might be the more appropriate term.
* {{Sentai}}: Let's see, multi-colored main cast? Check. Alien trying to destroy the planet? Check. Giant robots fighting giant monsters? Check.
%%* ShesAManInJapan: Sakko was dubbed in some countries as female.
* ShoutOut:
** If you look closely, i.e., Chiro's uniform is exactly the same one that Joe/009 wore in the first {{Cyborg 009}} series, the black and white one.
** [[spoiler:The reborn Skeleton King]] bears a striking resemblance to [[StarWars Darth Vader]].
** The sound effects inside the Super Robot are straight from Franchise/StarTrek.
** The Black castle rising up, in the last episode, looks remarkably similar to the ending of Viewtiful Joe 2.
** One of Chiro's powers is to transform into a [[IncredibleHulk Giant Green Rage Monster]].
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: The show began with Nova as the sole female, adding Jinmay later. But this may have been intentional as the show was a partial {{Homage}} to super robot anime's FiveManBand style, and [[{{Squick}} Chiro's love interest couldn't very well be a monkey]].
** This led the fangirls of the four monkey males (especially Antauri) to pair themselves up with them by creating robot monkey {{Author Avatar}}s. Which leads, on the other hand, to loads of DieForOurShip (or pairing her up with the other male monkeys) towards Nova (if the fangirl pair herself up with Sparx), and a few {{Crossover Ship}}s.
* SoLastSeason: Black monkey Antauri is [[spoiler:reborn as a much more powerful silver monkey during the start of season 3. Face it, he looks so much better in silver.]]
* SpaceIsNoisy: The team is able to communicate with various things in space, such as Planetoid Q, who probably shouldn't be able to respond anyway.
* SpeaksFluentAnimal: Chiro was the only one to understand the monkeys at first.
* SpellBook: Gibson gets one in ''Season of the Skull''.
* SpiderLimbs: Antauri gets these as the Silver Monkey.
* SpiderSense: It's not an episode of Monkey Team unless Antauri starts at least one of his lines with, "I sense..."
* StalkerShrine: While exploring the [[spoiler:Citadel of Bone]], Gibson and Chiro come across a room filled with Chiro's childhood possessions, including his grade school uniform. The following exchange takes place in response:
--> '''Gibson''': Well, that's extremely disturbing.
--> '''Chiro''': ''Tell me about it''.
* StartOfDarkness: [[spoiler: When the Alchemist turned into the Skeleton King.]]
* StatusQuoIsGod: In seasons 1 and 2 nothing changes despite the battles but after ''I, Chiro''? there is a big change. [[spoiler:now that Antauri is the silver monkey,]] we'll never forget it.
* StockFootage: The activation of the Super Robot is the same every time.
%%* SuperHero: Chiro and Captain Shuggazoom.
%%* SuperHeroOrigin: Explained in the opening sequence.
* SupernaturalMartialArts: Chiro's power primate abilities.
* SupervillainLair: The Citadel of Bone is the HomeBase of the Skeleton King.
%%* SwissArmyTears
* TakeOverTheWorld: Originally appears to be Skeleton King's plan until we learn what [[KillEmAll he's really after]].
* TameHisAnger: ''Snowbound'' is largely about Nova's temper issues.
* TheTeam: The Hyperforce is Shuggazoom City's reponse team to threats like the Skeleton King. It has Chiro as TheLeader and the robot monkies as his diversely talented subordinates.
* TeamShot: At the end of the opening theme, as well as various end-of-episode stills.
%%* TempleOfDoom: The temple in ''The Savage Lands''.
%%* ThisIsReality: According to Sprx in ''The Sun Riders''.
%%* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Nova and Jinmay.
%%* TookALevelInBadass: Jinmay in Season 4, starting with "Ghosts of Shuggazoom".
%%* TrainingFromHell: Done in ''Monster Battle Club Now!''.
* TrainingThePeacefulVillagers: ''The Stranded Seven'', with a tribe of [[CatFolk humanoid cats]].
* TransformationSequence: Chiro had one, but it didn't last too long.
* {{Troperiffic}}: The Robot is deliberately as generic as possible (yet still loaded up with hidden, cliché weapons in every inch of its body,), its ability to transform into smaller vehicles is not only physically impossible, it's usually only used to remind us that it's there, Chiro's named attacks are some of the most generic SupernaturalMartialArts moves (ElementalPunch, [[ElementalPunch Elemental Kick]], KamehameHadoken), the monkey team are like any other generic ColourCodedCharacters {{sentai}} team... except they're freaking MONKEYS...
%%* TrueCompanions: The Hyperforce.
%%* {{Tsundere}}: Nova towards Sprx.
* UndercoverAsLovers: In ''Pit of Doom'', Sprx and Nova are forced to go undercover as a married couple in order to trick the Elevator Monster into taking them to the Pit of Doom on the outskirts of Shuggazoom.
--> '''Sprx-77''': Well sweetheart, looks like your dream has finally come true.
--> '''Nova''': Your dream... my nightmare!
%%* UnstoppableRage: Nova. It's saved her life on more than one occasion.
* UnusualEuphemism:
--> '''Sprx-77''': Monkeydoodle!
--> '''Chiro''': Holy Shuggazoom!
--> '''Nova''': I'm gonna beat the scrap outta you!
* UnusualWeaponMounting: The Super Robot has every subtrope except Leg Cannon and it's kind of got that one too - it can launch a MacrossMissileMassacre from its ''feet''.
* VagueAge: It's unknown how old the Robot Monkeys exactly are. Some suggest they're ReallySevenHundredYearsOld.
* VerbalTic: Scrapperton's "Tick-tock".
%%* VillainousCrossdresser: Sakko.
%%* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Krinkle, at least in his own mind.
%%* TheVirus: In season 4, the [[spoiler:Wraiths]].
%%* VitriolicBestBuds: Sprx and Gibson.
%%* WeaponOfChoice
%%** ChainsawGood: Otto
%%** ImprobableWeaponUser: Sprx
%%** PowerFist: Nova
%%** ThisIsADrill: Gibson
%%** WolverineClaws: Antauri
%%* WhamEpisode: ''I, Chiro''
%%* WhatDoTheyFearEpisode: ''Night of Fear''.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: A lot of strands were left open by the cliffhanger.
** Why had Skeleton King collected Chiro's childhood items?
** The original Mandarin, what happened to him?
** Captain Shuggazoom's status.
* WholePlotReference: One episode is based on ''MazingerZ'' spinoff ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazinger_U.S.A._Version Mazinger USA Version]]''.
** The episode "Season of the Skull" is based on the film ''TheWickerMan'' (the original, not the remake), right down to TheReveal that [[spoiler: the missing child(ren) were in on the whole conspiracy.]] However, the episode ends on a happy note, in contrast to the film it was inspired by.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes:
** Chiro's fear of water and clowns
** Gibson's disdain towards bugs.
* WigDressAccent: In "Elevator of Doom", the monkeys attempt this to get into the elevator.
* WordSaladTitle: Surprisingly, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the title is exactly what the show is about.]]
* XanatosGambit: Being a HiddenAgendaVillain, many Hyperforce's victories against Skeleton King are only superficial.
%%* YouHaveFailedMe: Skeleton King to the original Mandarin
%%* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Skeleton King to [[spoiler:Valina]].
%%* YourHeadAsplode: The Chiro clones.
%%* ZombieApocalypse: A few times.
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