Buddy Pine/"Syndrome" was a hero.:

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Respect the Red Right Hand
The entire plot of The Incredibles in the present day was a Xanatos Gambit by Syndrome to show the world that superheroes were still needed, by creating a super-threat and calling the Incredibles into action. The "dead" heroes were paid off by Syndrome to fake their deaths.

Hey, it's not more convoluted than the Joker's plan in The Dark Knight.

Discuss.
2 FurikoMaru2nd Feb 2010 09:13:14 PM from The Arrogant Wasteland , Relationship Status: He makes me feel like I have a heart
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Heroes don't blow up planes with children on board. Unless the children are seriously fucking evil.

3 vandro2nd Feb 2010 09:16:26 PM from The little shop that wasn't there before
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Which Kind of Hero? Byronic Heroes do that for lunch.
4 Kinkajou2nd Feb 2010 09:19:03 PM from you're not your
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Well, isn't the plot of The Incredibles a family-friendly version of Watchmen? tongue
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5 FurikoMaru2nd Feb 2010 09:23:27 PM from The Arrogant Wasteland , Relationship Status: He makes me feel like I have a heart
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Rephrasing that: heroes don't blow up planes specifically to kill children.

Respect the Red Right Hand
^ He didn't. He planned for them to stow away, and he planned for the family to escape. It was all according to plan. Again, no more complex nor reliant on complete coincidence than The Joker's plan in The Dark Knight. And hero doesn't necessarily mean sane.

edited 3rd Feb '10 8:33:07 AM by Ronnie

7 FurikoMaru3rd Feb 2010 01:10:07 PM from The Arrogant Wasteland , Relationship Status: He makes me feel like I have a heart
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So he invented a mind-control ray? 'Cause he's clearly not well-versed enough in human interractions to know Mirage'd be pissed he was going to let her get crushed (don't tell me he planned for that, he had the 'what the hell did I just miss' expression on his face when she snapped at him, and she'd already walked away by that point, so it wasn't for her benefit).

And if he planned for them all to leave, wouldn't he have had one of his henchmen snatch Jack-Jack earlier?

And where did Gazerbeam's skeleton come from?

edited 3rd Feb '10 1:12:30 PM by FurikoMaru

ha ha
whoops surprised

edited 4th Feb '10 9:52:10 AM by Jimbobbowilly

Bibliophile.
But heroes never die in Disney films! Either Syndrome was a villain, or he didn't die.
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10 ProfessorMetallica22nd Nov 2010 09:58:18 AM from The nth dimension! , Relationship Status: Married to my murderer
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Stratogale died the same way... although, they never said she died... And I have seen a video where a guy meets the same fate and survives.
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Bibliophile.
Maybe the "Heroes never die in Disney Films" only applies to main characters?

Or maybe I was really, really stupid when I was younger.

edited 24th Nov '10 3:51:38 PM by AlirozTheConfused

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12 TibetanFox24th Nov 2010 03:50:25 PM from Death Continent
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13 FireYoshi26th Nov 2010 12:04:14 PM from Miskatonic University
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Nah, they die in Pixar. Remember Coral? Or Ellie? Not to mention, the way half the old Toy Story cast was sold in 3 wasn't much better.
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