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** It was a crapsack in Act II as well, it's just a shinier crapsack after Wily's takeover.



* CrossOver: In May 2011, the Protomen were set to appear on a double bill in Nashville with none other than ''Tiffany'' of '80s pop star fame. However, [[spoiler:due to a family tragedy]] the band couldn't make it.

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* CrossOver: In May 2011, the Protomen were set to appear on a double bill in Nashville with none other than ''Tiffany'' of '80s pop star fame. However, [[spoiler:due due to a family tragedy]] tragedy the band couldn't make it.


The Protomen have appeared in a ZombieApocalypse webcomic, ''Webcomic/DeadOfSummer''. Several members have other bands, including Music/CheerUpCharlieDaniels (Turbo Lover, occasionally Panther, the Gambler, and Sir Bakker in live shows), Music/AdamAndTheCouchPotatoes (Turbo Lover, with the Gambler appearing in a music video), and The Ascent Of Everest (Sir Bakker). Music/MakeupAndVanitySet is affiliated with them, having done an 8-bit chiptunes mix of ''Act I'', with plans to make one of ''Act II''. They are also affiliated with Music/{{Brentalfloss}}, Music/TheMegas, Music/TupperWareRemixParty, and Music/TenaciousD, and have gotten "Light up the Night" into ''VideoGame/RockBand 4''. They have also produced music for ''WebVideo/VideoGameHighSchool''.

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The Protomen have appeared in a ZombieApocalypse webcomic, ''Webcomic/DeadOfSummer''. Several members have other bands, including Music/CheerUpCharlieDaniels (Turbo Lover, occasionally Panther, the Gambler, and Sir Bakker in live shows), Music/AdamAndTheCouchPotatoes (Turbo Lover, with the Gambler appearing in a music video), and The Ascent Of Everest (Sir Bakker). Music/MakeupAndVanitySet is affiliated with them, having done an 8-bit chiptunes mix of ''Act I'', with plans to make one of ''Act II''. They are also affiliated with Music/{{Brentalfloss}}, Music/TheMegas, Music/TupperWareRemixParty, and Music/TenaciousD, and have gotten "Light up the Night" into ''VideoGame/RockBand 4''. They have also produced music for ''WebVideo/VideoGameHighSchool''.
''WebVideo/VideoGameHighSchool'', and their cover of "In the Air Tonight" was used for season 3 of ''Series/CobraKai''.


* Sector: Backing vocals

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* Sector: Sector 7G: Backing vocals


* LastStand: "Hope Rides Alone" in Act I.

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* LastStand: LastStand:
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"Hope Rides Alone" in Act I.I is this for Protoman, as he fights Wily's forces until they overwhelm him.


* LastStand: "Hope Rides Alone" in Act I.
** "The Fall" in Act II ends up being this for Joe.



* LightIsGood: The fact of Thomas's last name might tip people off that this trope comes into play. Meanwhile, DarkIsEvil, symbolizing Wily's control. Hence, the Act II song wherein Thomas and Joe plot the destruction of Wily's regime is called "Light up the Night".



* LastStand: "Hope Rides Alone" in Act I.
** "The Fall" in Act II ends up being this for Joe.
* LightIsGood: The fact of Thomas's last name might tip people off that this trope comes into play. Meanwhile, DarkIsEvil, symbolizing Wily's control. Hence, the Act II song wherein Thomas and Joe plot the destruction of Wily's regime is called "Light up the Night".


[-[[caption-width-right:350:Left to Right: Sir Dr. Robert Bakker, Shock Magnum, Murphy Weller, K.I.L.R.O.Y., Commander B. Hawkins, Raul Panther III, Reanimator Lovejoy, and Gambler Kirkdouglas.]]-]

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[-[[caption-width-right:350:Left to Right: Sir Dr. Robert Bakker, Shock Magnum, Murphy Weller, K.I.L.R.O.Y., Commander B. Hawkins, Raul Panther III, Reanimator Lovejoy, and Gambler Kirkdouglas.The Gambler.]]-]


* ''Live In Nashville'' (2020, 2-disc CD of the 2011 Act 1 Anniversary show)

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* ''Live In Nashville'' (2020, 2-disc CD of the 2011 Act 1 Anniversary ''Act 1'' anniversary show)


* ''[[CoverAlbum The Cover Up]]'' (Cover CD, Vinyl/Cassette Tape, 2015)

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* ''[[CoverAlbum The Cover Up]]'' (Cover CD, Vinyl/Cassette Tape, 2015)(2015, Cover CD/Vinyl/Cassette Tape)


* ''Live In Nashville'' (2-disc CD of the 2011 Act 1 Anniversary show)

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* ''Live In Nashville'' (2-disc (2020, 2-disc CD of the 2011 Act 1 Anniversary show)

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* ''Live In Nashville'' (2-disc CD of the 2011 Act 1 Anniversary show)


** "Don't turn your back on the City" are the arc words for Act II; to the point that when Wily's finally in unquestioned control, Emily's letter to Dr. Light causes the suicidal doctor to tell Joe that "When you see Emily, tell her to wait for me, 'cause I still have work to do."

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** "Don't turn your back on the City" are the arc words for Act II; to the point that when Wily's finally in unquestioned control, Emily's letter to Dr. Light causes the suicidal doctor to tell Joe that "When you see Emily, tell her to wait for me, 'cause [[MilesToGoBeforeISleep I still have work to do.do]]."


* ArcWords: Several phrases appear in songs other than their own as a sort of foreshadowing. "Hope rides alone", "We are the dead", and "Even now there is hope for man" recur across Act I.

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* ArcWords: Several phrases appear in songs other than their own as a sort of foreshadowing. foreshadowing and call-backs.
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"Hope rides alone", "We are the dead", and "Even now there is hope for man" recur across Act I.

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** "Step (out) into the light" pops up in both Act I and Act II: Megaman challenges [[spoiler:Protoman]] to do so in "Vengeance", while Joe demands it of the Sniper in "Keep Quiet".


%%* MoodWhiplash: The Protomen's out of universe jokes and antics on tour provide some...

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%%* * MoodWhiplash: The Protomen's out of universe jokes and antics on tour provide some...a sharp contrast to the dead-serious albums.

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