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YMMV: Shadow Raiders
  • Designated Protagonist Syndrome: Humble, level-headed Graveheart is easily the least interesting member of the ensemble.
    • There's a reason why this is under YMMV, yes he is humble and level-headed almost to a fault, but the fact that he remains that way even after basically becoming the de-facto leader of an entire solar system is what makes him so fascinating to many fans.
  • Genius Bonus: As with all Mainframe Entertainment productions, classic quotations and references abound throughout the series, particularly in episode titles. J'accuse deals with a murder accusation against respected soldier Jade and Ragnarok brings about the end of the traditional Cluster society. As with ReBoot and Beast Wars, Mainframe shows that being a children's show does not mean intelligence is left at the door.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: A sci-fi Cosmic Horror Story about an unstoppable mechanical Eldritch Abomination where the heroes have to unite a divided galaxy to fight the looming threat? Sounds familiar.
    • A mechanical monster planet whose first shown act is eating a world of living robots, only to have their one survivor deliver exposition on its identity to the heroes later? Deja vu.

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