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YMMV: Robotboy
  • Acceptable Religious Targets: Gus's Amish parents. They make statues out of manure, for God's sake and speak all the time in Ye Olde Butcherede Englishe.
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: "The Return of Robotgirl" and "The Old Switcharobot" imply, if just a little bit, that Protoboy is a "Well Done, Son" Guy in regards to Moshimo, in his own twisted way.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: "Hey, Mr. Sensitivity, let's see you get in touch with your inner vacuum cleaner, okay?"
  • Ear Worm: "OH! I know a song that gets on everybody's nerves, I know a song that gets on everybody's nerves..."
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Robotgirl. She's only in two episodes, but gets a lot of fan art and YouTube videos.
    • Protoboy could count too.
  • Fridge Brilliance: The "Robotboy = Pinocchio" equation seems simple at first: Robotboy wants to be a human, just like Pinocchio. But remember how Pinocchio is/was a puppet? In a sense, Robotboy is a puppet, too — he does whatever Moshimo/Tommy/Gus tells him to do because they're his friends, but Kamikazi can also control him in a different way.
  • Fridge Horror: Both Robotboy and Robotgirl are walking weapons platforms with the minds of children.
  • Fridge Logic: After Protoboy was permanently deactivated, it's shown that Kamikazi put him in a reject closet. In that state, Protoboy was harmless — why didn't Kamikazi just take him and reprogram him again to be less evil?
    • If Gus' parents are Amish, why are they living in the city?
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: "The Sleepover" had a Cyber Cyclops robot with a British accent. Sound familiar?
  • Moe: Robotgirl is so adorable she will make your teeth fall out.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Kamikazi ordering a brainwashed Robotboy to kill Tommy in "Crying Time".
  • Robo Ship: Protoboy is revealed to have a wife in "The Revenge of Protoboy".
  • Toy Ship: Robotboy/Robotgirl, almost literally. Ditto Lola/Tommy and Bambi/Kurt.
  • The Woobie: Robotboy
    • In a sense, Constantine. Sure, he is a bad guy, but Kamikazi mistreats him very badly, and on some occasions he is shown to be nicer than his boss, such as "Teasebots". Also, in "Kamispazi!" it's implied that he grew up at an orphanage. If that doesn't make you want to hug him, nothing will.
    • Tommy too, especially in "I Want That Toy" and "Crying Time".
  • Unfortunate Implications: Played with — Kamikazi and Constantine are Japanese, but so are Moshimo and Miumiu.


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