In the movies, there always has to be a plot twist. That means things always go wrong once before you get to the happy ending!
— Viewtiful Joe, explaining why the villains are in good shape now.
No figuring out the plot and killing the actual villain five minutes into the adventure.
Cucumber: If the bad guys need these stones to resurrect the Nightmare Knight, then wouldn't it make a lot more sense to get rid of them, and prevent any of this from happening at all?
Cabbage: What? No! What? That's IMPOSSIBLE!
Cucumber: ...But they're right here.
Cabbage: It's boring, then! You don't want to go down as the most boring legendary hero in history, do you?