Reverse Jurassic Park (also known as Quaternary Park) is a series of animated videos by TKToons that spoofs the Jurassic Park movies. In an Alternate History of the world where the Cenozoic occurred before the Mesozoic, sapient Velociraptor marvel at the remains of extinct species such as humans. One wealthy Velociraptor attempts to open a park where recreated Cenozoic animals are the main attractions. Hilarity Ensues.Aside from the spoofs of the movies themselves, several sequel and spin-off parody videos have also been released.
Ascended Extra: Dr. Altus only showed up in one scene in the original, and only to sing a little song parodying The Land Before Time. He's present from the "threequel" onwards, showing himself to be calm and level-headed, and acting as the voice of reason alongside Mr. Cabazai.
A bit more justified than most examples. Since we don't know exactly what most dinosaurs looked like in life, we can be a bit more imaginative with potential colour patterns.
Amusement Park of Doom: Subverted. This is what Mr. Robustus wanted out of Carboniferous Park in the threequel, but the Meganeura are no more dangerous than ordinary dragonflies, and the Daspletosaurus is completely tame (even allowing Mr. R's grandkids to ride on its back)
Anachronism Stew: Subverted. It is implied that Psittacosaurus coexists with Velociraptor, however a followup video was made to clarify that the Velociraptor were just mentioning animals from their more recent fossil record.
Animal Talk: Or Maniraptoriform Talk at least (which Dilophosaurus can also speak).
Big Creepy-Crawlies: The Meganeura, but (to Mr. Robustus's disappointment) they're still not large enough to pose any real danger and quickly become disoriented after being exposed to the lower oxygen levels outside of their enclosure.
For the raptors, at least, since they're in a universe where time's been turned upside down, and they've never seen these animals that we find so familiar. For us this would be a regular Nature Preserve.
The "sixquel" gives us the reverse of the above: while Late Cretaceous Park would probably be a hit with us, it really wouldn't be too spectacular for Velociraptors.
"It's just a zoo!"
Fantastic Racism: The Velociraptors (except, naturally, Mr. Robustus) find that keeping a Dilophosaurus in captivity is unethical because he is as smart as they are, yet they have no problems with keeping humans in pens.
Feathered Fiend: The Velociraptor are quite terrified of the Gastornis and Kelenken, even though the Cenozoic birds claim they just want to chat.
Mr. Robustus: Oh well, this will be an easy fix. All I have to do is press the reset button!
Mr. Cabazai: Wait! What are you doing?!? *Power goes out* You do realize you just shut off the bloody juice to the human pen, right?
Mr. Robustus: Hmm... I did not know that.
Humans Are the Real Monsters: Humans are depicted as mindless killing machines that shoot every living thing in their path with guns, which could also overlap with Humans Are Cthulhu, considering that firearms would appear quite bizarre and alien weapons to the Velociraptor protagonists, creatures that use only their teeth and claws to kill things.
I Am Not Weasel: The Mauisaurus takes offense to the Harlem Shake parody for implying that it is a dinosaur.
In a World: ...where the Cenozoic came before the Mesozoic...
...but the Paleozoic still came before both....
...but all the geological periods of the Mesozoic still occurred in the same order...
Last Name Basis: Dr. Antirrhopus, Dr. Mongoliensis, Dr. Cabazai, Dr. Milleni, Mr. Robustus, etc.
Meaningful Background Event: In the background of the Gastornis song, a plaque is seen explaining the "Jesus" fish, making both meaningful background events.
Misplaced Wildlife: A Struthiomimus is shown alongside Velociraptors and a Citipati, and the threequel confirms he actually lives in Alberta. Justified as the maniraptoriforms are fully sapient and have been shown to possess means of long-distance transportation.
Oh Crap: Used word-by-word by Mr. Robustus in the fivequel when he realizes that the giant aquarium he is standing in front of just cracked
Subverted/averted by pretty much everything in fact (with the exception of the humans but, you know, they're humans). Everything else is either dangerous but still behaving like a proper animal (the Quaternary fauna from the original, and several of the Paleozoic creatures), completely harmless and tame (the aforementioned Meganeura and Daspletosaurus), or sentient (the Maniraptoriforms and Dilophosaurus).
A bit ironic considering the fact that it parodies the Trope Codifier.
Running Gag: Dr. Mongoliensis doing his speech about how dangerous humans are.
Mr. Robustus can't seem to have a single park go the way he planned. This includes when he hopes for there to be collateral damage - the Meganeura aren't really a threat and the Daspletosaurus is completely tame.
Sapient Steed: Turns out the Mauisaurus is one, though it doesn't speak the same language as the maniraptoriforms.
Saying Too Much: Mr. Robustus cuts off Dr. Altus before he can say that a Daspletosaurus has been brought to Carboniferous Park... but takes a while to think of an adequate save.
The sequels and spin-offs also give us Meganeura, Daspletosaurus, Tanystropheus, Dilophosaurus (which at least is seldom seen in its anatomically-correct form outside of documentaries), Utahraptor, Eurypterus, Gastornis, Cameroceras, Anomalocaris, Dunkleosteus, and Khaan.