Headscratchers / Totally Spies!

  • One starts to wonder why an agency with swarms of agents chooses to use high school girls.
    • Because they repeatedly show themselves to be much more competent than any of the other black suited agents?
    • And it was mentioned that they have some sort of a special spy gene that characterizes them as really good agents. Episodes 102-104, "Totally Busted".
      • That was hinted at in "Evil Promotion Much?" too (also a three-parter, 76-78 AFAIR).
    • What I want to know is how it's even legal for them to do so.
      • It's a world wide spy organization. You think they care about such pesky things as laws? It's not like CIA, KGB, MI6 or anyone else cares about them, apart when they suit them.
      • It's also possible that the aforementioned "spy gene" will lead to insanity if those with it aren't trained to use their talents for good as soon as possible after it "activates" (by that, I mean the traits become detectable to special WOOHP tech meant for the specific purpose of finding potential agents). The girls' genes activated around the time of the movie, which I believe is a prequel and the Clarks in the sequel activated even younger. (For those interested, this is officially my personal headcanon for this verse).
      • I think you might have a point there, seeing how many of Jerry's relatives have turned insane/evil.
    • Says a lot about the villains on this show...

  • Where does the whole thing with Mandy originate from? I mean, she's annoying but she's not that annoying.
    • Mandy treats the main trio like scum; therefore she's annoying. Plus she grates…a lot.
      • So much so that it's a wonder that she has any friends at all. Her money evidently speaks louder than her actual voice.

  • In the final episode, one of the spies complains about having to put their outfits on by hand as opposed to using their communicators to zap them on. So how did they put their outfits on in seasons 1-2 if not by hand?
    • They were used to it the quicker way.

  • I'm having trouble remembering which episode it was where I believe it was Clover about to be vaporized in James Bond fashion, but Alex and Sam stop the laser just in the nick of time, prompting clover to say, "I enjoy the spotlight as much as anyone, but this was ridiculous."

  • Has anyone else noticed that maps of Earth on the show don't look quite right? Compare "The Getaway" to "Child's Play". Both maps of Earth are different, and show deformed landmasses (e.g. disconnected Americas, broken up Africa). Also, according to "Aliens", Italy is somewhere in North Africa. What's up with that?
    • Not to mention made up countries like Brazuela ("A Thing for Musicians"), Lyrobia, Kenyopia ("Queen for a Day"), et cetera, as well as Iceland being icy instead of green. At least the got Greenland right.
    • Might be another evidence that the show takes place in a really different alternate universe, or that the design team does not care.
    • Or just Artistic License – Geography.

  • Why didn't Dr. Bittersweet just get Clover to betray her comrades by bribing her with Passion Patties?
    • Because while Cover may have been addicted, she was still herself. Unlike Bittersweet, who the girls infected with a super-contracted form of the formula, and couldn't think of anything but eating more cookies.
    • They didn't brainwash her, they were simply addictive.
    • What did you expect from a woman who spends 30 years planning revenge for being kicked out of the Girl Scouts, a sane plan?

  • Anyone else think that Alex would've been a better choice for impersonating Queen Tassara? I mean, they have similar skin tones, eye colors, and voices. I think W.O.O.H.P. learned from this episode and decided to choose who would be impersonating whom from now on (as evidenced in "A Spy is Born: Part 1")

  • The episode title "Morphing is Sooo 1987". Is the 1987 part supposed to be referencing something? It can't be referencing Terminator 2: Judgment Day, because that came out in 1991, and it can't be referencing the original film (which didn't have any morphing androids anyway) because that came out in 1984. Did they get Terminator and Robocop mixed up?
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