Monsters vs. Aliens
takes place in a universe where Stephen Colbert
- The President resembles Stephen Colbert.
- Heck, the movie could actually be our universe in the future. Where the man runs again and WINS. And people have just adjusted to aliens and mayhem and madness more with him running the show.
- Better - it's the show's universe. After all, in the world of character!Stephen, aliens and mayhem and madness is just Tuesday.
- It would make sense, considering the President is voiced by him. Only problem is that he wouldn't be that stupid if he ever won an election as a politician.
- Stephen Colbert the political satirist wouldn't be. His character, on the other hand, probably would.
Possibly her sister
, possibly her mother
, depending on Mirage's powers (or lack thereof). White hair, Mundane Fantastic
universe, and seriously, you'd probably have to be a super
the meteor, let alone turn into a giant from it.
- How about this: Mirage was hit by the same as Susan, and mutated the same eyes and hair. Notice, Susan looked just like a regular dark-haired, doe-eyed woman before the meteor.
- Mirage might had be a far family member that also happened to be walking around near the meteorite crash site with Susan, but it took longer to recover and no one notices her after all the wedding interruption.
The director of this movie is a macrophile. We are paying 15 bucks to see a big-budgeted, 3-D animated macrophile fetish story
Just take a look around Giantess City
. Notice how all the stories, comics and poser pics drawn there have a similar plot and feel as that of the movie. And how Susan's growth scene resemble most poser videos on that site.
I mean, if a macrophile can have sucess in the comic book industry (Fem Force
), then another one can have success in the movie industry.
Maybe he's even one of Giantess City's regular users. I'm thinking dagan or shadowlord, since theirb comics thend to have sci-fi elements.
B.O.B. has psychic powers
This would explain why he keeps confusing his own memories with those of his friends.
The Earth in the movie is the Cylon Earth from Battlestar Galactica
. It was destroyed when the president hit the button that launched all the nukes.
This means only one thing: Stephen Colbert is a Cylon. Whether or not Kiefer Sutherland is one has yet to be determined.
- "All of this has happened before and will happen again."
- This is because, believe it or not, macrophiles get really turned on at the prospect of the destruction of humanity. And if it features bloody corpses, better.
- The Iron Giant came out of nowhere to save the day. Suuuuuppppeeerrrrmaaaaaannnn
The General W.R. Monger is, despite his claims to the contrary, actually a cyborg.
Think about it, after the credits the man appears and says he's ninety years old. Pushing ninety doesn't look like you're forty-to-sixty. Plus, how does a 'Nam vet collect enough experience, strength, and resources to hog tie MONSTERS? As in the mad science, nuclear mutation variety? Maybe monsters can only fight monsters
? And why just keep them confined? Wouldn't it be cheaper to exterminate them? Or even go the Dr. Cockroach route, experiment on them? Keeping them all in the same location, letting the monsters interact, form bonds, become a band of brothers? Sounds like a revolt waiting to happen. Or maybe he was gathering an army, in case something like the world invasion happened? Or rise and over throw the Buffoon President?
- He has been Roland, Beowulf, Achilles, Gilgamesh. He has been called a hundred names and will be called a thousand more before the world goes dim and cold. He is hero.
- Maybe he himself is a longevity empowered monster of some kind.
- He might be a WW2 veteran, for that matter - assuming that it takes place roughly in the present day, he would have been about twenty years old in 1940.
The General W.R. Monger is actually Jack Bauer
Of character!Colbert's world? (See above WG) I could go for that!
- He is General George S. Patton's most recent reincarnation.
Insectosaurus was a daughter of Mothra.
She wasn't a tiny grub mutated by nuclear radiation. That's just a cover story by Monger, so as too not reveal an island full of rapid kaiju monsters. The nuclear testing just startled her and she ran off the island and attacked Tokyo instead.
General W.R. Monger became immortal fifty years ago.
He exposed himself to some formula for immortality. After refusing to go back to a life in which everybody goes forward but himself, he decided to take on the neverending task of collecting monsters. That, or Area 51 has some kind of immortality gas so that the monsters don't die too soon and he had also exposed himself to it.
- He's his world's counterpart of Nick Fury.
Susan is actually Penny from Bolt.
They *do* look somewhat similar. Penny changed her name to avoid all the publicity, maybe got minor plastic surgery. Her mother was divorced from her dad, died early, and Penny had to move in with her remarried dad. Eventually Bolt, Mittens, and Rhino died, and Penny/Susan grew up and moved out.
- This would require Disney and Dreamworks to work out the legal ramifications of a shared universe and character, making it the craziest and most unlikely WMG on the page. Nicely done.
- Hey, play nice? Everyone's entitled to guess without so much slack. Anyway. If you take out the whole company and legal tango that would go into it, it's not that bad a guess. Plus, on the name change thing, some stars change their names for various reasons, so it's possible Penny isn't her real name.
Gallaxhar's evil scheme is all because he's a giant prude.
His Noodle Incident
-laden Start of Darkness
apparently began when he found some dreadful fact about his parents, and apparently he was happily married at one point, up until his new wife wanted to do something
. Since this is only a PG movie, we can't go into the sordid details, but one can infer his plan to conquer the universe and populate it with clones of himself is because of a gigantic fear of sex
. It also provides a handy Hand Wave
for why he put Susan in the "one-size-fits-all" unitard
: he didn't want to see her naked after he sucked the Quantonium out of her and returned her to normal size.
- Fridge Logic says he would've had to have seen her naked if he changed her into that unitard while she was unconscious.
- Maybe he had a robot do it.
Gallaxhar comes from a planet where the females usually eat the males when mating.
It's why he was so squicked out by this, and destroyed his planet. Also, the reason why the inhabitants of the new 'Gallaxhar's Planet' would all be clones.
Area 52 is the North American branch of SEELE
(Or whatever they're called, I've only seen two episodes) A massive underground base that holds both (super)natural and man-made monsters, including a giant woman and a Mad Scientist
, with the (eventual) mission to quell an alien threat. They're practically identical!
- Or maybe it's an alternative version of the NGE base(s), considering the surprising lack of plans or Men Behind the Men.
- OP: Hmmm...
Or maybe we over-ernest EagleLanders
just aren't as good at those as we think.
They have the same actor. A possible means for this to happen is: George has a child, or perhaps children. One of them, despairing of the general naivety of his family, emigrates to the US and becomes an accomplished scientist-then transforms himself into Dr Cockroach.
- Oh God, someone please expand this to include EVERY CHARACTER LAURIE HAS PLAYED. It's just about canon that all Laurieettes (Both Georges, Ludwig, That-guy-from-Series-2) from Blackadder are related, and it's not too far a stretch to include a certain doctor, or Bertie Wooster...
- You might have some trouble including all the bit charries from Boffal, though some could easily fit into some grand Hugh Laurie Family Tree.
The Nuke Button Being pressed lead into the events of Fallout 3
Hey, Nukes hitting all over the planet, people get into bunkers and you can see the rest.
- But then, the Mirelurks and especially the mirelurks kings must be the irradiated descendants of the Missing Link, same for the radroachs and the Doc.Irradiated Bob is the Master and Susan is Frank Horrigan (really nasty radiation).
- I would pay so much money to see President Richardson do a kickass keyboard solo during the course of the game.
- Jossed by the Halloween special.
The Nuke Button Being pressed lead into the events of Metal Wolf Chaos
The Arizona Conflict had to start somehow. And with the craziness caused by the President's contact with the UFO involving Axel Frog, the American people had their tolerance for freaky shit increased enough to vote Richard into office.
The Nuke Button Doesn't Actually Launch The Nukes.
It was disconnected at some point because it was obviously an accident waiting to happen.
- Considering the tv-series is set after the movie and the Earth is not a post-apocalyptic wasteland in said series, it's pretty obvious the nukes weren't launched or were somehow stopped.
Derek wasn't really jealous of Susan's fame.
He was really just afraid to admit that he could not give her what she needed.
- You need to spend more time on Giantess City, my friend. Derek could have given EXACTLY what she needed. In a wide variety of positions.
- Pass the brain bleach, please?
- Sorry, all I've got is some scuba gear.
Susan Has Yet To Discover All Her Powers.
Quantonium is supposed to be the most powerful element in the Universe, Right? So it seems likely that it can do more than just make someone fifty feet tall. Susan has all sorts of awesome powers she deosn't even know about yet.
- She can support her weight without crushing all her bones, indicating some kind of mass or gravity power.
- Well, she did punch through a supposedly impentrable energy field with relative ease, and through alien metal like they were wet paper. Even without the Square/Cube Law, that's pretty strong.
- I was actually rather impressed with the writers for how they handled this. Yes, they gave Susan nothing but size and standard non-flying brick package for powers, but they then let her use them. There was literally no point at which she attempted to use brute strength for anything and it failed, except when she took a little too long to break the jar/cage her powers were drained in (and it was about to shatter if she'd had a few seconds longer). And once she gained her confidence (aka by the time she was abducted), she realized and accepted this fact and started throwing brute strength around as a solution even when standard movie/videogame logic tells her she should be helpless.
- Sort of personal cannon, but I consider high durability as one of her powers after that scene.
- General Monger describes her by saying "her entire body radiates with pure energy, giving her enormous strength and size." I interpreted that as, the Quantonium gives you godlike strength and endurance, and becoming giant is just a side effect.
The Nuke button launches all the Nukes in America...
Directly into space! Nobody would be stupid enough to have a button that nukes the world. It's a kind of anti-asteroid swarm defense mechanism. It's a bad thing because now they can't retaliate against anyone with a nuclear arsenal that strikes first.
Gallaxhar's computer is actually his wife.
At some point, he took her brain, modified her memory a bit, and made her the center of his ship's computer.
Link is really an alien who crash landed back during the ice age and made up a fake story so he wouldn't be disected by Monger and then forgot he was in fact an alien at all
- The weird thing is that this explanation makes MORE sense than the one given in the film. If he really is the missing evolutionary link between humanity and sea creatures, his body and brain shouldn’t be at the point where he can fully grasp the English language, let alone pronounce all of the sounds in it. He would simply be too far behind the point where humanity’s ancestors evolved for those capabilities.
Susan will eventually learn to control her height (possibly girth too) at will, growing larger as well as smaller when needed.
Because quantonium wouldn't really be that great as a tool if it's impossible to control its effects. But now that she's secure in her gigantic skin and not trying to get back to her own size she probably won't figure out how to do it until her friends are trapped in a death trap some place too small for her to get at/they're menaced by something too large for her to take down even with her current strength and the stress makes her powers kick in Just in Time
Furthermore, she's unknowingly already done it once already; when Dr. Cockroach was experimenting on her and thought that she'd grown a couple of inches taller it wasn't actually his machine that did it, it was her body unconsciously deciding that the fastest way to get away from the pain was to shoot up a little more so the electrodes would either be yanked off her face or their wires torn out of the machine by her head suddenly being further away than the cords could reach.
- Makes sense. Her first growth spurt takes long enough for her to get from the field to the church, cleaned up, and to reach the altar. Her subconcious knew what she hadn't yet admitted (that her fiancé is a Jerk Ass), so her body decided that she needed a way out of this wedding. Cue glowing and massive growth.
- In the first episode of the series Susan absorbs a massive explosion of an element called Hyperium that allows her to shrink back to normal size for a brief time.
B.O.B would've survived the Self-Destruction of Gallaxhar's ship.
He is said to be indestructible - and he is. He just forgot (since he lacks a brain) that other people are less so. In B.O.B's Big Break
, Dr. Cockroach mentions that B.O.B would be able to survive a nuclear blast.
He is an alternate timeline Seth where he fused with a coakroach rather than a fly, and was whisked away to Area 52 and given the name "Dr Cockroach".
was from the same planet as Gallaxhar
I just saw the trailer of Megamind in front of "Despicable Me" and Megamind just looks like an expy of Gallaxhar on the surface, right? But what if part of Gallaxhar's backstory was that he was either adopted or a lovechild between a member of Megamind's species and another species?
- I totally thought this too, maybe Gallaxhar wasn't treated nicely on Megamind's planet, so he destroyed it and left to take over the earth.
- Actually, it seemed to be a black hole that destroyed Megamind's planet.
- But maybe triggering a black hole was how Gallaxhar destroyed the planet, his backstory is blanked out by the cloning machine and ends up as a load of rubbish but what if he said 'I made the sun turn into a black hole and destroyed the planet' but didn't say he was seventy lightyears away and made the hole safe afterwards.
Everything happens in the same setting as District 9, give or take a few decades
Disregarding the idea of Ginormica meeting Christopher
, consider that no one seems to be as alarmed by Gallaxhar as they normally would be in a first contact scenario: this is because they already know about aliens! The ones that landed in Johannsburg a few decades ago. Then more of them showed up, took their people away, and left. (After branding Earth as an intergalactic hellhole
, of course.) So they were hoping to find actually human-ish looking benevolent aliens; also why they tried conventional weapons. They worked pretty well against the prawns, right?
- Although in MVA they do a bit of Lampshade Hanging on that aliens always land in America - and don't mention anything about them landing in South Africa before.
The reason Insectosuarus is absent from the TV series is because...
With a lot of Moth, Butterfly, and insect species in general, they can spend a majority of their life cycle in the pupa stage, while the mature, adult stage is a relatively short period of a day to a week breeding like mad before they die. Poor Insecto, being one of a kind, probably missed out on going Out with a Bang
In the TV series, there is no plans for an Alien Invasion by Coverton's species
Much like the titular alien from Invader Zim
, Coverton wasn't sent to Earth to prepare for an alien invasion, but instead sent to Earth to get rid of him because of his incompetence. Much like Tallests Red and Purple, the Grand Coverlord keeps taking his calls to keep up the illusion and make sure he doesn't return home. They also accepted his request to have Sta'abi assigned there because it also kept her out of the way.
Susan is the first Titan and her powers are infectious
This is, in fact, the beginning of Attack on Titan
, as Susan slowly transforms into a mindless monster and *somehow* begins to make others like her. She already comfortably falls into the 15 meter class Titan classification.
B.O.B. is the remains of the Blob from the 1988 remake.
It somehow gained (enough) intelligence and becomes nicer than his "parent". Being created by the government still makes him a monster rather than an alien like in the original film.
In the cartoon, all Area 50-something's earthlings (except for B.O.B., of course) actually knows about Coverton's real intentions.
Seriously, Coverton doesn't take any effort to preserve is... well, cover. How long it takes before someone understands that there's something wrong with that guy?! Susan, Monger and the others pretend to not have realized yet, so to keep Coverton stuck on Earth, in a secret base, where they can keep an eye on him and acquire vital informations on the invaders' plans.
The Missing Link's species lays eggs.
Hey, they are Fish People
. It wouldn't be too much of a stretch to assume something like that. Possibly the fish-apes would form some kind of family groups with a single male in charge (like gorillas) that would migrate to some nice lagoons where the females would lay a bunch of eggs in the water (like salmon swimming upstream during mating season). You have to admit, it isn't the craziest theory ever considered.
Bob purposefully decides whether or not he dissolves something he absorbs
Otherwise Susan's mom and Derek would both have ended up like that ham.
- That tomato/ranch dressing experiment just opened a portal to the Elemental Plane of Water, and allowed one to slip in.
In the TV series, Coverton is not the only alien invader.
In case of Sta'abi, this is pretty obvious, given that she is an expy of Klingon. Her species probably purposefully sent the Vornicarn "egg" to Earth. Also, she has the word "stab" in her name.
In case of Sqweep, well... he was going to make an essay on Earth's dominant species, right? He actually thought that the dominant species were squirrels, even though there is a lot of human-made structures near. His species, who obviously hail from a Mary Suetopia
, were aiming for the weakest sentient species possible. It was close enough.
Basically, they are all in an Anti-Human Alliance
, and they want humans as slaves and cattle.
One of the most obvious reasons: look at Coverton and don't
say he doesn't look like Roger.
Also, Coverlord is not the leader of his people; he's just the colonization commander to the real leader Emperor Zing
, and Coverton just really admires him. However, Coverlord is also one of the saner people on Roger's planet, and his troops might be even incompetent, thus Emperor Zing
offs him. Simultaneously, President Hathaway is no longer president, and, since he's the only reason Coverton is still on Earth, Coverton is captured and dissected. Since Emperor Zing
is a sex-obsessed dick
, he doesn't care about Coverton at all.