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* DoYourBiddingsLittleWorms: During Countdown, the Evil SARA sent the Clydes to exterminate all organic life, including T.O.M.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Like Sara, the Clydes were initially absent when Toonami was brought back on [adult swim], appearing only in leftover TOM 3 era bumpers. They were still absent during the start of the TOM 5 era, until a special bumper revealed that they were brought back and and had their appearance updated. In 2016, during the PreFlight Con (I have no idea what the name was), it was revealed that the Clydes are making a revamp. And the revamp? Look like Flash and D, but nope. There were 2 bumpers while Toonami was airing on Shogo 162, and 2 bumpers when the Vindication was in space. I feel that there is more to come.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Like Sara, the Clydes were initially absent when Toonami was brought back on [adult swim], appearing only in leftover TOM 3 era bumpers. They were still absent during the start of the TOM 5 era, until a special bumper revealed that they were brought back and and had their appearance updated. In 2016, during the PreFlight Con (I have no idea what the name was), it was revealed that the Clydes are making a revamp. And the revamp? Look like Flash and D, but nope. There were 2 bumpers while Toonami was airing on Shogo 162, and 2 bumpers when the Vindication was in space. I feel that there is more to come.


* BeneloventAI: Her purpose is to help out with the broadcast.

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* BeneloventAI: BenevolentAI: Her purpose is to help out with the broadcast.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: She was absent from the TOM 4 era, or at the very least never made her presence known. She was also absent when Toonami was revived on [adult swim] due to budgetary reasons, but has since been brought back when TOM was updated into TOM 5. The reasons why SARA went missing during the TOM 4 era was unknown.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: She was absent from the TOM 4 era, or at the very least never made her presence known. She was also absent when Toonami was revived on [adult swim] due to budgetary reasons, but has since been brought back when TOM was updated into TOM 5. The reasons why SARA went missing during the TOM 4 era was are unknown.



* EvilSoundsDeep: Well, he ''is'' one of the villains from ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost'', and his voice ''is'' deep. Though, whether or not he can considered a villain during his time as Toonami's host is debatable. He does state that he still considers himself a villain during his villain talk bumper.

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* EvilSoundsDeep: Well, he ''is'' one of the villains from ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost'', and his voice ''is'' deep. Though, whether or not he can be considered a villain during his time as Toonami's host is debatable. He does state that he still considers himself a villain during his villain talk bumper.



* KnightOfCerebus: Despite his StarterVillain status, the Intruder had the biggest and darkest impact of all TOM's enemies. Not for nothing he's treated as TheDreaded in ''The Intruder II''.

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* KnightOfCerebus: Despite his StarterVillain status, the Intruder had the biggest and darkest impact of all TOM's enemies. Not for nothing as he's treated as TheDreaded in ''The Intruder II''.


->Voiced by: Sally Timms (TOM 1, 2, and 3 eras), Unknown (TOM 3 era), Dana Swanson (TOM 5 era) Fusako Shiotani (April 1st 2018 only)

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->Voiced by: Sally Timms (TOM 1, 2, and 3 eras), Unknown (TOM 3 era), Dana Swanson (TOM 5 era) era), Fusako Shiotani (April 1st 2018 only)


->Voiced by: Creator/SonnyStrait (TOM 1 era), Creator/SteveBlum (TOM 2 era and onwards), Creator/TakeshiKusao (April 1st 2018 only)

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->Voiced by: Creator/SonnyStrait (TOM 1 era), Creator/SteveBlum (TOM 2 era and onwards), Creator/TakeshiKusao Masa Kanome (April 1st 2018 only)



->Voiced by: Sally Timms (TOM 1, 2, and 3 eras), Unknown (TOM 3 era), Dana Swanson (TOM 5 era)

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->Voiced by: Sally Timms (TOM 1, 2, and 3 eras), Unknown (TOM 3 era), Dana Swanson (TOM 5 era)era) Fusako Shiotani (April 1st 2018 only)


->Voiced by: Creator/SonnyStrait (TOM 1 era), Creator/SteveBlum (TOM 2 era and onwards)

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->Voiced by: Creator/SonnyStrait (TOM 1 era), Creator/SteveBlum (TOM 2 era and onwards)onwards), Creator/TakeshiKusao (April 1st 2018 only)


* CameBackStrong: Assimilating TOM 1 has given the Intruder intelligence, and the ability to control technology. More like an EVO from ''WesternAnimation/Generator Rex''

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* CameBackStrong: Assimilating TOM 1 has given the Intruder intelligence, and the ability to control technology. More like an EVO from ''WesternAnimation/Generator Rex''''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex''


* BiasSteamroller: Maybe "steamroll" is a bit too strong in this case, but he isn't too fond of fighting games, mostly due to them usually lacking in the story department.


* FunWithAcronyms: His name, TOM, is an acronym for "Toonami Operations Module".

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* FunWithAcronyms: His name, TOM, T.O.M., is an acronym for "Toonami Operations Module".



* PutOnABus: TOM 4, when Toonami came back. He was HEARD, however, not seen.

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* PutOnABus: TOM 4, when Toonami came back. He was HEARD, however, not seen. Well... he was briefly seen on the Absolution 2.5 screens, with words [[spoiler: TOM 4 TRANSMITTING]] on it.



* RobotBuddy: A robotic module broadcasting anime to all the kids of Earth.

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* RobotBuddy: A robotic module broadcasting anime to all the kids of Earth. TOM will always be ours. "We are the TOM. Resistance is futile."



->Voiced by: Sally Timms (TOM 1, 2, and 3 eras), Unknown (TOM 3 era?), Dana Swanson (TOM 5 era)

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->Voiced by: Sally Timms (TOM 1, 2, and 3 eras), Unknown (TOM 3 era?), era), Dana Swanson (TOM 5 era)



* NotQuiteBackToNormal: [[spoiler: After she reconstructs herself from TOM 5's back up, she mentions that some of her data is still missing and there's new data she doesn't recognize. She uses this data later on to create a new body for herself.]]

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* NotQuiteBackToNormal: [[spoiler: After she reconstructs herself from TOM 5's back up, up and the base's matrix systems, she mentions that some of her data is still missing and there's new data she doesn't recognize. She uses this data later on to create a new body for herself.]]



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: She was absent from the TOM 4 era, or at the very least never made her presence known. She was also absent when Toonami was revived on [adult swim] due to budgetary reasons, but has since been brought back when TOM was updated into TOM 5.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: She was absent from the TOM 4 era, or at the very least never made her presence known. She was also absent when Toonami was revived on [adult swim] due to budgetary reasons, but has since been brought back when TOM was updated into TOM 5. The reasons why SARA went missing during the TOM 4 era was unknown.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Like Sara, the Clydes were initially absent when Toonami was brought back on [adult swim], appearing only in leftover TOM 3 era bumpers. They were still absent during the start of the TOM 5 era, until a special bumper revealed that they were brought back and and had their appearance updated, and even then, nothing has been seen of them since.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Like Sara, the Clydes were initially absent when Toonami was brought back on [adult swim], appearing only in leftover TOM 3 era bumpers. They were still absent during the start of the TOM 5 era, until a special bumper revealed that they were brought back and and had their appearance updated, updated. In 2016, during the PreFlight Con (I have no idea what the name was), it was revealed that the Clydes are making a revamp. And the revamp? Look like Flash and even then, nothing has been seen of them since.D, but nope. There were 2 bumpers while Toonami was airing on Shogo 162, and 2 bumpers when the Vindication was in space. I feel that there is more to come.



* CameBackStrong: Assimilating TOM 1 has given the Intruder intelligence, and the ability to control technology.

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* CameBackStrong: Assimilating TOM 1 has given the Intruder intelligence, and the ability to control technology. More like an EVO from ''WesternAnimation/Generator Rex''



* {{Expy}}: A cunning, malevolent, psychopathic red and black alien life form with the ability to corrode and absorb technology and a personal grudge with TheHero? Seems [[WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse Malware]] has a relative.

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* {{Expy}}: A cunning, malevolent, psychopathic red and black alien life form with the ability to corrode and absorb technology and a personal grudge with TheHero? Seems [[WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse Malware]] has a relative.relative in another universe.



* TheCorrupter: He manages to [[spoiler:infect TOM and have him perform a FaceHeelTurn! How many villains have done that to TOM?]]

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* TheCorrupter: He manages to [[spoiler:infect TOM in the Trapped in Hyperspace game and have him perform a FaceHeelTurn! How many villains have done that to TOM?]]



%%* YellowEyesOfSneakiness

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%%* YellowEyesOfSneakinessYellowEyesOfSneakiness Rotolato, anyone? #PokemonUltraMoon


TheHost of Cartoon Network's (now [adult swim]'s) action animation block. He takes care of the Absolution and keeps it properly running, and is in charge of broadcasting action animation to our little blue planet. Starting out as a pudgy little Bomberman-esque robot, he eventually evolved through several different models (six, to be exact) to become more human and battle-hardened.

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TheHost of Cartoon Network's (now [adult swim]'s) action animation block. block, Toonami. He takes care of the Absolution and the Vindication and keeps it properly running, and is in charge of broadcasting action animation to our little blue planet. Starting out as a pudgy little Bomberman-esque robot, he eventually evolved through several different models (six, to be exact) to become more human and battle-hardened.



* TheBusCameBack: TOM 4 briefly returns in the revival, talking to TOM 3.5/5.

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* TheBusCameBack: TOM 4 briefly returns in the revival, talking to TOM 3.5/5.5.



* {{Expy}}: Appearance wise, TOM 4 slightly resembles [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Wreck-Gar]] in everything but the face.

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** The TIEs (except Trapped in Hyperspace, Lockdown, and IGPX)? Hell yeah. There is a LOT of Banter. The latest one was in Toonami's latest TIE, Countdown.
* {{Expy}}: Appearance wise, TOM 4 slightly resembles [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Wreck-Gar]] in everything but the face.



* TeenGenius: The ship is going to crash into Earth after it's infected by a sentient virus who hates everyone onboard's guts. What does TOM do? He has the brilliant idea to hook up to the systems and gets a virtual ship and shoots the crap out of the virus.

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* TeenGenius: Shown in ''[[WesternAnimation/TrappedInHyperspace]]''. The ship GPSS Absolution is going to crash into Earth after it's infected by a sentient virus (Swayzak) who hates everyone onboard's guts. What does TOM do? He has the brilliant idea to hook up to the systems and gets a virtual ship and shoots the crap out of the virus.



** The 3 Absolutions were all IN SPACE. The second one was built FROM SCRATCH. The Vindication however... TOM managed to get it into space.
--> '''TOM:''' OK, firing up reactors, full burn.



** The Intruder II is no other. When TOM heard that SARA was dismantled, He said that he will make the Intruder pay for dismantling SASRA. He did so by destroying the [[spoiler: Absolution MKIII]]



->Voiced by: Sally Timms (TOM 1, 2, and 3 eras), Kath Soucie (TOM 3 era?), Dana Swanson (TOM 5 era)

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->Voiced by: Sally Timms (TOM 1, 2, and 3 eras), Kath Soucie Unknown (TOM 3 era?), Dana Swanson (TOM 5 era)



* ArtificialIntelligence: She's the mind of the ship and personality of its computer system.

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* ArtificialIntelligence: She's the mind of both the ship Absolution and the Vindication and personality of its computer system.



* DeadpanSnarker: Just like her pal TOM, she has a witty comment or two. After the revival, she often does this in response to something TOM said during the intro.
* DeathIsCheap: [[spoiler: The Intruder rips out her core in ''The Intruder 2''. However, TOM managed to back her up and upload her onto the new base.]]
* DisneyDeath: As mentioned above, [[spoiler: TOM managed to back her up and upload her onto the new base after the Intruder ripped her core out.]]

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* DeadpanSnarker: Just like her pal TOM, she has a witty comment or two. After the revival, she often does this in response to something TOM 5 said during the intro.
intro. This was shown every week... until Intruder II.
* DeathIsCheap: [[spoiler: The Intruder rips out her core in ''The Intruder 2''. II''. However, TOM managed to back her up and upload her onto the new base.base on Planet Shogo 162.]]
* DisneyDeath: As mentioned above, [[spoiler: TOM managed to back her up and upload her onto the new base Shogian "base" after the Intruder ripped her core out.]]



Around since the days when Moltar ran the block, the Clydes are satellite droids that transmit images of action from all over the galaxy back to the Absolution (and before that, Ghost Planet Industries).

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Around since the days when Moltar ran the block, the Clydes are satellite droids that transmit images of action from all over the galaxy back to the Absolution (and before that, Ghost Planet Industries). They are also the 'crew' of the USS Vindication.


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* DoYourBiddingsLittleWorms: During Countdown, the Evil SARA sent the Clydes to exterminate all organic life, including T.O.M.


* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:when Swayzak infected him in the fifth stage of the Trapped in Hyperspace game. He even had a cute little EvilLaugh.]]



** As TOM 2, he saved the Absolution from crashing into the Earth and rescued Sara from Swayzak. TOM 3, he rescued Sara yet again and kicked a space pirate's ass with a fork.

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** As TOM 2, he saved the Absolution from crashing into the Earth and rescued Sara saved the ship from Swayzak. TOM 3, he rescued Sara yet again and kicked a space pirate's ass with a fork.



* TrueCompanions: He's close enough to SARA that he's willing to risk his own life when Swayzak infects her and puts her (and by extension, the entire ship) in danger.

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* TrueCompanions: He's close enough to SARA that he's willing to risk his own life when Swayzak infects takes her place and puts her (and by extension, the entire ship) ship in danger.



* CrazyPrepared: While he's no pushover in his debut, at least he's still just an instinctive AlmightyIdiot TOM 2 can lure into a trap. After returning with newfound sentience due to absorbing TOM 1 [[spoiler:and TOM 4]], he goes out of his way to disable as many of TOM 5's options as possible before attacking him.



%%* AIIsACrapshoot: He's a computer virus, of course he's this trope!



%%* BadassBaritone: Even deeper than TOM's voice, on the same par as Moltar.
%%* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Hasn't been seen since ''Trapped in Hyperspace'', although the official Toonami Tumblr has hinted at him returning.

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%%* * BadassBaritone: Even deeper than TOM's voice, on the same par as Moltar.
%%* * ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Hasn't been seen since ''Trapped in Hyperspace'', Hyperspace'' and its game or the ''Rez'' review, although the official Toonami Tumblr has hinted at him returning.returning. Jason [=DeMarco=] however once responded to a Tweet asking about him with a very mean response, calling him "[[CreatorBacklash dumb]] [[OldShame shit]]".



%%* DeadpanSnarker: He's very snarky right here:
%%-->'''Swayzak:''' Good luck, ''hero''.

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%%* * CrazyPrepared: Be honest. How many villains have you seen with a trident/pitchfork weapon?
*
DeadpanSnarker: He's very snarky right here:
%%-->'''Swayzak:''' Good
mostly in the game, but the on air segment had him sarcastically tell TOM "Good luck, ''hero''.hero."



%%* GlowingEyesOfDoom
%%* EvilGloating: Does this a lot.

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%%* GlowingEyesOfDoom
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* GlowingEyesOfDoom: Evil and glowing. ByTheLightsOfTheirEyes was done once or twice in the game (ex. the final boss battle with him)
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EvilGloating: Does this a lot.lot both on-air and online, with the online being the most cheesy.



%%* EvilLaugh: Belts out a few throughout the T.I.E while taunting TOM.
%%* EvilSoundsDeep
%%* {{Jerkass}}: TOM lampshades it.
%%* LeanAndMean: From what we can see of his body.
%%* LightIsNotGood: He's bright orange, in contrast to TOM's dark blue.
* {{Pride}}: Thinks he can't be defeated. That isn't true.
%%* PutOnABus: After ''Trapped in Hyperspace''. His cameo in SARA's review of ''Rez'' doesn't count.
%%* RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver: Well, maybe not black, but certainly red (or orange).

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%%* ** Taken UpToEleven in the game, in which he had the lovely experience of ''getting more dialogue'', and was voiced by the guy who'd later sing "[[Music/FlightOfTheConchords Bowie's in Space]]."
*
EvilLaugh: Belts out a few throughout the T.I.E and in the game while taunting TOM.
%%* EvilSoundsDeep
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TOM. [[spoiler:He lost it when he infected TOM.]]
* EvilSoundsDeep: When Michael Dorn voiced him. Jemaine Clement used his normal voice, although you can still hear this trope in use a bit.
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{{Jerkass}}: TOM lampshades it.
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lampshaded him being a jerk, and he really wanted TOM to give up trying to save the Absolution.
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LeanAndMean: From what we can see His full body in stage 5 of his body.
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the game. What the heck. He looks more like a woman then an obviously male computer virus character.
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LightIsNotGood: He's bright orange, red, in contrast to TOM's dark blue.
blue. [[spoiler:Well, at least, until TOM gets infected by him.]]
* {{Pride}}: Thinks he can't be defeated. defeated, he even outright states it at the end of level 2 ("You'll never defeat us!") That isn't true.
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true, [[spoiler:well if TOM hadn't been disinfected ("I couldn't believe it was him!" during the fifth episode of the on-air series,) it would've been true.]]
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PutOnABus: After ''Trapped in Hyperspace''. His cameo in SARA's review of ''Rez'' doesn't count. \n%%* RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver: Well, maybe Jason's not black, but certainly red (or orange).keen on bringing him back, according to a 2016 Twitter reply.



%%* VoiceOfTheLegion: Definitely sounds like one.
%%* YellowEyesOfSneakiness

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%%* * VoiceOfTheLegion: Definitely His on-air definitely sounds like one.
%%* YellowEyesOfSneakiness
one and gave you the "you're screwed" vibe.


* BritishAccents: She originally had a British accent.


* TeenGenius: The ship is going to crash into Earth after it's infected by a sentient virus who hates everyone onboard's guts. What does TOM do? He has the brilliant idea to hook up to the systems and gets a virtual ship and shoots the crap out of the virus.



* BeneloventAI: Her purpose is to help out with the broadcast.
* BritishAccents: She originally had a British accent.



%%* ComputerVirus
%%* ContagiousAI: Infects SARA [[spoiler:and later TOM]].
%%* TheCorruption: Infects SARA, the Absolution's systems, [[spoiler:and then infects TOM]].

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%%* ComputerVirus
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* CardCarryingVillain: He matches all the standard villain cliches, with the added bonus of ''taking over the Absolution and thousands of other ships for fun, what the hell is wrong with you Swayzak?''
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ContagiousAI: Infects SARA A sentient computer virus character that infects and takes the place of SARA; gets to the DOKS in episode 3, [[spoiler:and later TOM]].
%%* TheCorruption: Infects SARA, the Absolution's systems, [[spoiler:and then infects TOM]].* TheCorrupter: He manages to [[spoiler:infect TOM and have him perform a FaceHeelTurn! How many villains have done that to TOM?]]



* ForTheEvulz: He admits to taking over ships simply for fun.

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* ForTheEvulz: He admits to taking over ships simply for fun.fun, but it seems like it's moved beyond that.



%%* EvilIsHammy: You can tell his voice actor was having some fun with the character.

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%%* * EvilIsHammy: You can tell his voice actor was having some fun with the character.character, although this is given as the same actor voiced IM Weasel.



%%* VillainousBreakdown: TOM invokes this to throw off his game, implying that SARA is also fighting back.
* VocalEvolution: He has a different voice when he cameos in SARA's review of ''Rez''.

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%%* * VillainousBreakdown: TOM invokes this to throw off his game, implying that SARA is also fighting back.
back. He completely loses it, however, once you beat stage 5 in the game. "[[BigNo Noooooooooooo!]] [[BigWhy Whyyyyyyy?]]"
* VocalEvolution: He has a different voice when he cameos in SARA's review of ''Rez''. This is actually the voice he had in the flash game tie-in.


->Voiced by: Unknown

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->Voiced by: Unknown
Creator/MichaelDorn



* ArcVillain: Of ''Trapped in Hyperspace''.



%%* BigBad: Of ''Trapped in Hyperspace''.

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