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** On top of all that, it suddenly changes [[spoiler:Captain Marley from having supposedly killed by [=LeChuck=] pushing him into a whirlpool sometime between the first and second games]] to [[spoiler:Ozzie Mandrill being the one who did the deed, ''twenty years'' before the events of this game]].

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** On top of all that, it It suddenly changes [[spoiler:Captain Marley from having supposedly killed by [=LeChuck=] pushing him into a whirlpool sometime between the first and second games]] games to [[spoiler:Ozzie Ozzie Mandrill being the one who did the deed, ''twenty years'' before the events of this game]].



* GameBreakingBug: One can crop up when you're trying to restore Herman Toothrot's memory. If you hit him with anything other than the correct object, it causes him to completely lose his memory, forcing you to start the whole sequence again. However, it's possible for his memory to remain permanently lost, and if this happens before he remembers that [[spoiler:he's really Captain Marley]] and gives you a vital PlotCoupon, it becomes impossible to proceed in the game. Repeatedly throwing the coconut at him can reset the puzzle, but you then have to remember to throw the coconut at him ''again'' if you don't want to end up re-breaking the game.

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One can crop up when you're trying to restore Herman Toothrot's memory. If you hit him with anything other than the correct object, it causes him to completely lose his memory, forcing you to start the whole sequence again. However, it's possible for his memory to remain permanently lost, and if this happens before he remembers that [[spoiler:he's really Captain Marley]] and gives you a vital PlotCoupon, it becomes impossible to proceed in the game. Repeatedly throwing the coconut at him can reset the puzzle, but you then have to remember to throw the coconut at him ''again'' if you don't want to end up re-breaking the game.



* {{Shapeshifting}}: [=LeChuck=] does this one here, switching between his ghost, zombie and demon forms as well as [[spoiler:Charles L. Charles]].
** He already showed this capability in the first game, disguising himself as a sheriff named Fester Shinetop.

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* {{Shapeshifting}}: [=LeChuck=] does this one here, switching between his ghost, zombie and demon forms as well as [[spoiler:Charles L. Charles]].
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Charles]]. He already showed this capability in the first game, disguising himself as a sheriff named Fester Shinetop.



** Well, ''[[Franchise/MortalKombat Monkey Kombat]]''.

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** Well, ''[[Franchise/MortalKombat Monkey Kombat]]''.''[[Franchise/MortalKombat]]'' is the source of the name "Monkey Kombat".



*** Additionally, one of the possible numbers Guybrush will use as a TrustPassword with his past/future self is 69.



-->'''Ozzy:'''"[[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Where's the Kaboom? There was supposed to be a Caribbean-shattering Kaboom!]]"

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-->'''Ozzy:'''"[[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Where's the Kaboom? kaboom? There was supposed to be a Caribbean-shattering Kaboom!]]"aboom!]]"


* HandWave: The player can ask how Carla, Otis and Meathook managed to [[TitleDrop Escape from Monkey Island]], but all three of them refuse to elaborate behind mentioning how the whole ordeal was 'very traumatising'.



* HoldUpYourScore: The cliff-diving judges in ''Escape''.

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* HoldUpYourScore: The cliff-diving judges in ''Escape''.judges.

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* TemporalSuicide: Optional and PlayedForLaughs. In the Mists of Tyme Swamp, Guybrush encounters his future self who gives him a few items, including a gun. The player can then use the gun to kill the future Guybrush, but this results in time resetting itself.


* LessEmbarrassingTerm: Guybrush requisitions a ship, only to be given a bright pink vessel called ''The Dainty Lady''. If he complains to the Harbormistress, she will suggest other terms for the color, such as "magenta." In a bit of a subversion, one of her suggestions, "Flaming Popsicle," is even more embarrassing. Interestingly, the ship's figurehead, when animated, is decidedly unladylike and is in no way dainty.

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* LessEmbarrassingTerm: Guybrush requisitions a ship, only to be given a bright pink vessel called ''The Dainty the ''Dainty Lady''. If he complains to the Harbormistress, she will suggest other terms for the color, such as "magenta." In a bit of a subversion, one of her suggestions, "Flaming Popsicle," is even more embarrassing. Interestingly, the ship's figurehead, when animated, is decidedly unladylike and is in no way dainty. But then again, she does say her being pink is a new thing that she isn't happy with either.
* LivingFigurehead: The enchanted figurehead of the ''Dainty Lady'' is part of the solution to finding the Ultimate Insult. The first step of the process is bringing her to life with voodoo earrings. She is ''not'' happy about having to be more than a statue.



* VocalDissonance: The Dainty Lady's figurehead. Once you get her talking, you'll wish you hadn't.

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* VocalDissonance: The Dainty Lady's ''Dainty Lady'''s figurehead. Once you get her talking, you'll wish you hadn't.




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* PolygonCeiling: The game's comparatively crude 3D models looked very sub-par compared with ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland's'' attractive cartoon-style 2D graphics. It also had an adverse effect on the control scheme.

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** [[https://mixnmojo.com/features/sitefeatures/LucasArts-Secret-History-Escape-from-Monkey-Island/4 The International House of Mojo provides a complicated, if detailed description of how this could possibly all tie together.]]

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** It's possible for the rock puzzle on Monkey Island to become unsolvable if you throw the rocks in the wrong order, leaving you stuck.


The game recently became available digitally on [[Website/GOGDotCom GOG.com]] and can be purchased for download [[https://www.gog.com/game/escape_from_monkey_island here]].

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The After being hard to find for a long time, the game recently became was finally made available digitally on [[Website/GOGDotCom GOG.com]] and can be purchased for download [[https://www.gog.com/game/escape_from_monkey_island here]].UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} in 2018.

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* RunningGag: Throughout the game, Guybrush ends up using pink transportation and even called "pink boy" by Jojo Jr.. For instance, the ship he travels in is pink as is the lava log coaster car on Monkey Island. And of course, he always points it out whenever it comes up. "But...it's pink..."

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* TheStinger: [[spoiler:Guybrush, after having been kicked off a cliff by Elaine for making a ridiculous suggestion of the player's choosing now that they're free to do as they wish, is still stuck in the ravine after the credits roll and calls out for help.]]


* TitleDrop: Very blatantly: Whenever the title is dropped by Guybrush, it's spoken in a bombastic [[InAWorld movie trailer voice]].

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* TitleDrop: Very blatantly: Whenever the title is dropped by Guybrush, it's spoken in a bombastic [[InAWorld movie trailer voice]]. And, what's more, if you have the subtitles on, the title drop is also written in caps lock with a TradeSnark at the end.


** The ''Dainty Lady'' will yell "[[Film/Titanic1997 I'M THE KING OF THE WORLD!]]" if you tell her that she looks familiar. Extra funny in French - the ship is instead called "la [[Pun P'tit Annick".]]

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** The ''Dainty Lady'' will yell "[[Film/Titanic1997 I'M THE KING OF THE WORLD!]]" if you tell her that she looks familiar. Extra funny in French - the ship is instead called "la [[Pun [[JustForPun P'tit Annick".]]

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** The ''Dainty Lady'' will yell "[[Film/Titanic1997 I'M THE KING OF THE WORLD!]]" if you tell her that she looks familiar. Extra funny in French - the ship is instead called "la [[Pun P'tit Annick".]]


* LuckBasedMission: In Monkey Kombat, all attacks do the same amount of damage, and your opponent always gets the first move. As you can probably work out, this means that actually winning a match requires you to not make a single mistake, while hoping that the opponent is dumb enough to either switch into a stance weaker than the one you've adopted, or not bother changing its own stance after you switch into one that beats it. If the opponent AI doesn't feel like letting you win a match, then you're not going to, plain and simple.

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* LuckBasedMission: In Monkey Kombat, all attacks do the same amount of damage, and your opponent always gets the first move. As you can probably work out, this means that actually winning a match requires you to not make a single mistake, while hoping that the opponent is dumb enough to either switch into a stance weaker than the one you've adopted, or not bother changing its own stance after you switch into one that beats it. If the opponent AI doesn't feel like letting you win a match, then you're not going to, plain and simple. Strangely enough, the one match that ''isn't'' luck-based is actually the one against the reigning champion, who is coded to make at least one mistake in the match.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Ozzie Mandrill = Rupert Murdoch.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:
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Ozzie Mandrill = is a clear stab at Rupert Murdoch.Murdoch, being an Australian tycoon who sweeps in, takes over American (well, technically Caribbean) businesses, and seeks to impose his own views on his adoptive country.
** The caricature artist who appears in Planet Hollywood is himself a caricature of Harvey Fierstein.

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