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**Also towards the beginning of the episode, they showed Dojo get crushed by a rock, and other episodes showed that physical trauma causes Dojo to have trouble using his abilities. He wasn't just too small, he was also recovering from his injury!


* Why did Clay get a lot less focus over time? Because Clay, by himself, doesn't do the things that cause many episode plots. Unlike Omi, Rai, and Kimiko he usually doesn't release world ending evils on his own or do crazy things on his own. Most of his focus episodes are caused by others acting on him, usually his family. Like a stone, he doesn't move unless acted on. This is both a good and a bad thing as it makes Clay an excellent student who doesn't cause a thousand years of darkness like the others, but he also doesn't cause plots and he, arguably, doesn't establish himself as a leader.

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* Why did Clay get a lot less focus over time? Because Clay, by himself, doesn't do the things that cause many episode plots. Unlike Omi, Rai, and Kimiko he usually doesn't release world ending evils on his own or do crazy things on his own. Most of his focus episodes are caused by others acting on him, usually his family. Like a stone, he doesn't move unless acted on. This is both a good and a bad thing as it makes Clay an excellent student who doesn't cause a thousand years of darkness every other week like the others, but he also doesn't cause plots and he, arguably, doesn't establish himself as a leader.
* In The Last Temptation of Raimondo, why did it take Dojo flying out to verify Rai's story? Simple: only two monks have tech to read articles about this sort of thing and one (Rai) has a evil claw on his hand at the moment that probably ruins his typing while the other (Kimiko) is clearly not in the mood to help Rai because she believes he is lying. This is very nice of Dojo, and one might wonder why he did so? Well note that Master Fung is pretty understanding and calm about Raimundo right before Dojo shows up. It's rather possible that Master Fung had guessed or figured out that there was more to this than Rai lying (perhaps he smelled smoke on Rai, perhaps he knows Rai's tells too well, perhaps he suspected that the Heylin were up to something) and asked Dojo to take a look.



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* Why did Clay get a lot less focus over time? Because Clay, by himself, doesn't do the things that cause many episode plots. Unlike Omi, Rai, and Kimiko he usually doesn't release world ending evils on his own or do crazy things on his own. Most of his focus episodes are caused by others acting on him, usually his family. Like a stone, he doesn't move unless acted on. This is both a good and a bad thing as it makes Clay an excellent student who doesn't cause a thousand years of darkness like the others, but he also doesn't cause plots and he, arguably, doesn't establish himself as a leader.

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*** Knowing about the Shen Gon Wu probably is why he knew what couple to look into before Wuya. He knew to keep an eye out for, say, the Fountain of Hui.
** Being Dashi's contemporary was how Chase knew of Sabini despite being stuck in the Mosaic Scale for ages.
** Chase looks a fair bit different from Dashi and Guan, and one can not a difference in other aspects. His lair has a almost Roman-esc aesthetic, and Chase is not a Chinese name. As Dashi was a world traveler, it is likely he took Chase along with him from farther afield, perhaps even the Roman Empire (which, 1500 years ago, would either have just broken up or is breaking up).

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* As Chase Young had shown a dislike of having people unwillingly join/turn to evil, why would he use the Ying/Yang Yo-Yo plot to reverse Omi's morality. Because, as Wuya and Chase noted in the second part, it didn't really make Omi evil. Omi's tendency towards being a BloodKnight were amped up to a near uncontrollable degree and he's even more reckless than usual (his quick loyalty swearing to Chase that led to Omi-cat in part 3). If anything what the reversing of Omi's chi did was make him take his disagreements with his fellow monks a lot more seriously and personally than usual. Remember Omi didn't join Chase because 'he's evil now'. He did it because Chase 'trusted and believed in him while the Monks disregarded his opinions'. Had Omi not gone into the Ying-Yang World those views would still be there, but they'd be tempered with the hundreds of good interactions and, at worst, been a minor frustration.



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* Given how far he fell into monkey-madness in 'Year of the Green Monkey', to a point he forgot he was human, and he had full leadership and control of them....how likely was it that Monkey-Jack [[BestialityIsDepraved had sex with members of his green monkey army as the dominant male?]]

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** Notably the rule about the monks changing into their monk attire from their street clothes was less consistent in early episodes when the monks were still forming their dynamic. Once they were fully set to one, the uniform rule was in place.

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** Why did Omi screw up time travel so badly? Because he has very limited experiences with time travel, and the two times he had done so before were pretty straight forward. The idea of time paradoxes and things going ''that wrong'' were something Omi had no context for. Any of his friends have probably seen enough media to know that screwing with time like that is ''extremely dangerous'', but Omi probably has not seen any series that really explains what happens if you try to change history (as opposed to his previous bouts of time travel that did not involve altering history).

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* Omi taking an instant liking to the Po Chi game in the pilot makes a lot of sense. A little friend who follows all of Omi's instructions? After failing to get his three new "students" to follow him earlier in the episode, it's no wonder Omi took to Po Chi so quickly.

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* Raimundo becoming the leader was foreshadowed way back in season 1. He was the first monk to call a "shen yi bu dare" gaining nearly every shen gong wu at the time and making up for his earlier mistake of losing the sword of the storm wu due to neglecting to pay attention. The season 1 finale shows he was very reluctant to leave the elder temple monks to fight off Mala Mala Jong showing his loyalty and returning out of concern. When Master Fung deemed him not yet ready for promotion to apprentice level, he was offended because despite making the situation worse, he felt his loyalty meant nothing and ended up joining the Heylin side by restoring Wuya effectively making a bigger mistake and learning from that as well by resealing Wuya. Along with the Crystal Glasses example above, Raimundo came the longest way making him the most fit to be leader.


* With how extreme the effects of the monkey staff were on Jack in ''The Year of the Green Monkey'', up to and including complete loss of human thought and behavior, one has to wonder if Jack did anything as a monkey he'd rather regret if he knew. I.E, while Jack had the mind and body of a monkey, did he try [[BestialityIsDepraved to mate with any of the green monkeys]]?

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* With how extreme the effects of the monkey staff were on Jack in ''The Year of the Green Monkey'', up to and including complete loss of human thought and behavior, one has to wonder if Jack did anything as a monkey he'd rather regret if he knew. I.E, while Jack had the mind and body of a monkey, did he try [[BestialityIsDepraved to mate with any of the green monkeys]]?


** Why did Omi ''massively'' mess up with his time travel plan? Simple, he didn't understand time travel rules at all. Lets not forget that Omi is not exactly well versed in pop culture, and that includes things like ''Series/DoctorWho'' and ''Franchise/StarTrek'' that explain how time travel works. Paradoxes are something he has no idea on. Dojo is similarly unlikely to be familiar with time travel tropes.



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* When Master Fung challenged his students in ''The Crystal Glasses'' to try and get the Crystal Glasses off of him, no one was able to. The Glasses lets the user see into the future, Fung said only the wisest would be allowed to use them, only Raimundo refused to actually try, seeing how everyone failed to do so, however, it is entirely possible that Raimundo saw it as a pointless effort if Fung knew what was gonna happen if he was using the glasses, pretty Wise decision mind you.



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* Why does the temple mention having potatoes much earlier than they should have? Goof probably, but if it was meant to be an intelligent observation it was probably a reference to the globetrotting Dashi and Dojo bringing some back from South America after hiding a wu or two there.



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* With how extreme the effects of the monkey staff were on Jack in ''The Year of the Green Monkey'', up to and including complete loss of human thought and behavior, one has to wonder if Jack did anything as a monkey he'd rather regret if he knew. I.E, while Jack had the mind and body of a monkey, did he try [[BestialityIsDepraved to mate with any of the green monkeys]]?

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