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* GeniusBruiser: Especially prevalent in his Perfect form, where he has a tendency to use very long technical words in conversation.

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* VillainForgotToLevelGrind: A variation. He's a version of Cell that didn't time-travel to the present, and Trunks destroys the Future Androids, so he's left incapable of reaching his perfect form or being a threat to Trunks.


** To Dr. Gero as well. Android 17 telling him that he already killed Gero doesn’t steer Cell from his quest for perfection. Cell is in it for Cell. Plus, he proves to be ''a lot'' more effective than Gero in fighting the heroes. And intimidating them. And actually achieving his goals in general without his [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} own quirks]] getting in the way.

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** To Dr. Gero as well. Android 17 telling him that he already killed Gero doesn’t steer Cell from his quest for perfection. Cell is in it for Cell. Plus, he proves to be ''a lot'' more effective than Gero in fighting the heroes. And intimidating them. And actually achieving his goals in general without his [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} own quirks]] getting in the way. general.



* StrangeMindsThinkAlike: Cell is the only villain so far shown to not only NOT be irritated by Goku's stupidity and literal thinking but he can even anticipate everything that Goku is going to say. He also shares some CloudCuckooLander tendencies with Goku like his apparent love of Hetap.

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* StrangeMindsThinkAlike: Cell is the only villain so far shown to not only NOT be irritated by Goku's stupidity and literal thinking but he can even anticipate everything that Goku is going to say. He also shares some CloudCuckooLander tendencies with Goku like his apparent love of Hetap.


** Also applies psychologically, where different parts of the personalities of everybody he's made up of come together. The end result is roughly [[ManChild Goku's childishness]], [[UnstoppableRage Gohan's anger issues]], [[PsychopathicManChild Vegeta's]] [[BloodKnight sociopathic]] [[ItsAllAboutMe ego]], [[{{Sadist}} Freeza's sadism]], [[SnarkKnight Piccolo and Tien's]] [[DeadpanSnarker deadpan commentary]], Krillin and Roshi's love of DoubleEntendre... all funneled through [[CloudCuckoolander Nappa]].

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** Also applies psychologically, where different parts of the personalities of everybody he's made up of come together. The end result is roughly [[ManChild Goku's childishness]], [[UnstoppableRage Gohan's anger issues]], [[PsychopathicManChild Vegeta's]] [[BloodKnight sociopathic]] [[ItsAllAboutMe ego]], [[{{Sadist}} Freeza's sadism]], [[SnarkKnight Piccolo and Tien's]] [[DeadpanSnarker deadpan commentary]], Krillin and Roshi's love of DoubleEntendre... all funneled through [[CloudCuckoolander Nappa]].DoubleEntendre.



* CloudCuckoolander:
** There's no reason that he should be as... ''odd'' as he is in addition to being [[NightmareFuel pants-wettingly terrifying]]. [[spoiler:Once he reaches his Perfect form, the first thing he does is [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] it... through a song.]] Considering he's 10% Goku, it makes [[NoPunIntended Perfect]] sense.
--->'''Perfect Cell:''' E is for eccentric, just listen to my song!
** Shown in full display especially when he has no idea what to call his crest on his head and calls it a crown.
** While this applies to all his forms, it's most pronounced with Imperfect Cell who starts beeping in response to being honked at, takes over a radio station, and manages to make himself angry during a hypothetical conversation with Nickel Town.


* AtrociousAlias: He's actually glad when Trunks calls him "Cell" because the name he came up for himself was in his own words: "boring". [[spoiler: [[TakeThat It was]] [[Anime/DragonBallSuper "Jiren".]]

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* AtrociousAlias: He's actually glad when Trunks calls him "Cell" because the name he came up for himself was in his own words: "boring". [[spoiler: [[TakeThat It was]] [[Anime/DragonBallSuper "Jiren"."Jiren"]].]]


'''Perfect Cell''': ''Alright Cell, we saw what losing your cool got you. So tone down the Freeza and chill the hell--''\\

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'''Perfect Cell''': ''Alright ''[thinking]'' Alright Cell, we saw what losing your cool got you. So tone down the Freeza and chill the hell--''\\hell--\\



'''Perfect Cell:''' ''[exploding with anger]'' '''''[[UnstoppableRage WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY TO ME, YOU HAPLESS LITTLE SHIT????!!!!]]'''''\\

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'''Perfect Cell:''' ''[exploding with anger]'' '''''[[UnstoppableRage WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY TO ME, YOU HAPLESS LITTLE SHIT????!!!!]]'''''\\


* SuddenlyShouting: In the cold open for Episode 43:

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* SuddenlyShouting: SuddenlyShouting:
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In the cold open for Episode 43:



->'''Cell:''' WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY TO ME, YOU HAPLESS LITTLE SHIT!?

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->'''Cell:''' -->'''Cell:''' WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY TO ME, YOU HAPLESS LITTLE SHIT!?


* AdaptationalWimp: Cell, unlike in canon, is completely hesitant in fighting Gohan in his SSJ2 form after just one hit and doesn't manage to even touch him at any point, As, he almost immediately tries to destroy the Earth instead of actually trying to provide anything resembling an actual fight.

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* AdaptationalWimp: Cell, unlike in canon, is completely hesitant in fighting Gohan in his SSJ2 [=SSJ2=] form after just one hit and doesn't manage to even touch him at any point, As, he almost immediately tries to destroy the Earth instead of actually trying to provide anything resembling an actual fight.


* AdaptationalNiceGuy: While he's still a villain with a long list of heinous crimes, he's a lot more sincere at times and [[AffablyEvil is completely genuine]] in these moments of hospitality, being openly friendly to [[WorthyOpponent Goku]] and [[ButtMonkey Yamcha]]. That being said...

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* AdaptationalNiceGuy: While he's still a villain with a long list of heinous crimes, he's a lot more sincere at times and [[AffablyEvil is completely genuine]] in these moments of hospitality, being openly friendly to [[WorthyOpponent Goku]] and [[ButtMonkey Yamcha]]. That being said...said...


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* AdaptationalWimp: Cell, unlike in canon, is completely hesitant in fighting Gohan in his SSJ2 form after just one hit and doesn't manage to even touch him at any point, As, he almost immediately tries to destroy the Earth instead of actually trying to provide anything resembling an actual fight.


* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: His perfect form uses these several times against both Vegeta and Trunks.

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: His perfect form uses He is ''ruthlessly'' good at giving these several times against after achieving his Perfect form. He more or less breaks both Vegeta and Trunks.Trunks by talking before he even lays a hand on either of them. [[FridgeBrilliance Since he's made of the DNA of the galaxy's greatest fighters]], [[TheSociopath he's able to exploit their weaknesses both physically and psychologically]].

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* VerbalTic: Perfect Cell tends to leave the "r" off of words that end in it, i.e. "powah," "fathah," "forevah."

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* SuicidalCosmicTemperTantrum: Cell's sanity was slipping pretty badly when Gohan got the upper hand at first. After [[spoiler:he kicks him in the stomach hard enough to puke out Android 18 and revert him to his Semi-Perfect form, all bets are off. He responds to this by threatening to take the whole world with him to the grave with an EarthShatteringKaboom.]]


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* YouHaveNoChanceToSurvive: Spells this to Gohan during their Kamehameha BeamOWar. [[spoiler:Too bad he didn't account for Vegeta distracting him long enough for Gohan to kill him.]]
-->'''Cell:''' Take solace, Gohan! Though you have fought alone, you will not ''die'' alone. That is my last gift to you! '''A PERFECT ''DEATH!!!'''''


-->'''Vegeta:''' How dare...



* AtrociousAlias: He's actually glad when Trunks calls him "Cell" because the name he came up for himself was in his own words. "boring". [[spoiler: [[TakeThat It was "Jiren".]]]]

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* AtrociousAlias: He's actually glad when Trunks calls him "Cell" because the name he came up for himself was in his own words. words: "boring". [[spoiler: [[TakeThat It was was]] [[Anime/DragonBallSuper "Jiren".]]]]]]



-->'''Future Cell:''' ''(gets hit by Trunks' Heat Dome Attack)'' [[FamousLastWords AWW GOD DAMMIT SHIEEEEEEEEET...!]] ''(vaporized)''

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-->'''Future Cell:''' [[FamousLastWords AWW GOD DAMMIT]] ''(gets hit by Trunks' Heat Dome Attack)'' [[FamousLastWords AWW GOD DAMMIT SHIEEEEEEEEET...!]] ''(vaporized)''



-->'''Future Cell:''' OK, you suck! You're sucking ''all'' the fun out of this! I'm the only one who sucks here, boy -- that came out wrong.

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-->'''Future Cell:''' OK, Okay, you suck! You're sucking ''all'' the fun ''fun out of this! this''! I'm the only one who sucks here, boy -- that came out wrong.

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** This is parodied in ''Kai Abridged'', where his entire fight with Krillin, Vegeta, and Trunks is just him [[OneHitKO slapping each of them once.]] Then later on, Gohan does the same to him.


-->'''Perfect Cell:''' ''NO!'' Enough of that! Now, listen up -- ya'll been skipping my best shit since I got here, rate me fourth best under (''mocking'') ''King Piccolo'.' (''normal'') I'm Perfect Cell, motherf#$%ers! So, Dende on F&#$ing Earth, ya better recognize the crackle of my raw, sexual energy, and line your 1990s asses up [[KilledMidSentence so I can--!]]

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-->'''Perfect Cell:''' ''NO!'' ''[[BigNo NO]]!'' Enough of that! Now, listen up -- ya'll been skipping my best shit since I got here, rate me fourth best under (''mocking'') ''King Piccolo'.' ''[[SoLastSeason King Piccolo]]''. (''normal'') I'm Perfect Cell, motherf#$%ers! So, Dende on F&#$ing Earth, ya better recognize the crackle of my raw, sexual '''''[[{{Bishonen}} SEXUAL]]''''' energy, and line your 1990s asses up [[KilledMidSentence so I can--!]]

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