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YMMV: Bibleman
  • Confirmation Bias: Part of the reason the show's survived for fifteen years is its instant appeal to the parents of Christian children.
  • Critical Research Failure: Probably deliberate, but in the episode A Fight for Faith the vile Wacky Protestor comes up with a plan to convert kids to Atheism. Which according to him is "The belief that there is no God, no hope, and no future."
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Luxor's hysterical "unscripted" breakdown in Shattering The Prince of Pride. "We never win, Ludicrous! WE NEVER WIN!"
  • Don't Shoot the Message: As is typical with this sort of show, many Christians don't exactly like how this show presents their faith.
  • Evil Is Sexy: Rapscalion P. Sinister, who only appeared in the A Fight for Faith live show, was actually good-looking and had a refined British accent, a far cry from the usually ugly villains Bibleman faces.
  • Family-Unfriendly Aesop: In Lambasting the Legions of Laziness Josh repeatedly expresses a desire to become a singer and is shut down by his friends every time. Way to support your friends' dreams, Bibleteam.
  • Growing the Beard: Regardless of the actual quality, the series really started getting entertaining upon "Defeating The Shadow Of Doubt", where the Christian Barney format of "The Bibleman Show" was dropped and the series got revamped to be more of a real superhero spoof.
  • Narm Charm: The whole concept of the show applies as this.
  • Replacement Scrappy: The Wacky Protestor. Luxor Spawndroth he ain't.
    • Josh Carpenter, the second Bibleman, is essentially the first Bibleman only Totally Radical and without any of the aspects that made the first one likable or fun. No wonder the show didn't last with him.
  • So Bad, It's Good: Pretty much the whole point. The Christian messages are supposed to be taken seriously; the campy superhero stuff is not.
  • The Problem with Licensed Games: A PC game based on the Fight For Faith episode was made, but let's just say it was easy to tell it was the company's first game. The announced console versions never appeared and Covenant Studios appears to have gone under after releasing that game and that game only.
  • Unfortunate Implications: In The Incredible Force of Joy we have Bibleman covertly monitoring and obtaining biological samples from a troubled child without his knowledge. Worse, Conquering the Wrath of Rage has Bibleman and sidekick Cypher squatting in some bushes, watching a group of preteen boys...
    • And, of course, the whole anti-Semitic vibes some viewers get from Wacky Protestor.
      • Or simply that a villain on a show where the villains embody sinful behaviors is called the Protestor, which some viewers take to mean speaking out against the status quo will get you on God's bad side.
      • To be fair, however, that sentiment does come straight from the Bible. Adam and Eve lost paradise because they disobeyed God, people who break God's commandments get punished, he flooded the world because they'd turned away from him, etc. Speaking up against the status quo, if God created that status quo, does get you on God's bad side, if you take the Bible as the truth.
      • It's worth noting that many Christian believe that earthly authorities are far from infallible, and would feel morally obligated to speak out against an unjust status quo.
  • Values Dissonance: Both Bibleman's team and his nemeses' have robots—fully sentient AIs—to help them out. The problem is that UNICE (Universal Networking Intelligence Computing Entity) happily spreads the word of the Lord while LUCI (Link to Underhanded Computer Influences) is quite against it. Now, when only humans are involved this is no problem, but LUCI quite understandably isn't terribly happy about following God's will because robots don't have souls! So whenever they face off UNICE, chipper as can be, tries to convince LUCI that it is a worthless pile of scrap with no higher purpose in life than to teach humans to accept Christ into their lives, and that its dreams of living independently of humans are evil.

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