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** In the ''Jurassic Park III'' section, the ''T. rex'' actually manages to hold its own against the ''Spinosaurus'', tossing the Spino around the battlefield a few times. When the protagonists flee, they're still duking it out. This is likely due to fans often hating this scene in the movie for applying TheWorfEffect to the Rex.

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** In the ''Jurassic Park III'' section, the ''T. rex'' actually manages to hold its own against the ''Spinosaurus'', tossing the Spino around the battlefield a few times. When the protagonists flee, they're still duking it out. This is likely due to fans often hating this scene in the movie for applying TheWorfEffect to the Rex.''T. rex''.



* TheBlackDudeDiesFirst: In the adaptation of the first ''Jurassic Park'' film, Mr. Arnold is not the first character to be attacked by a dinosaur, nor the first to be apparently killed, but he's the first one who doesn't reappear later alive and well. Although dino handler Ellis is not eaten by the ''Indominus Rex'' as in the film, he is no longer seen after the ''I. Rex'' throws him out of her paddock.

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* TheBlackDudeDiesFirst: In the adaptation of the first ''Jurassic Park'' film, Mr. Arnold is not the first character to be attacked by a dinosaur, nor the first to be apparently killed, but he's the first one who doesn't reappear later alive and well. well in the cutscenes. Although dino handler Ellis is not eaten by the ''Indominus Rex'' rex'' as in the film, he is no longer seen after the ''I. Rex'' throws him out of her paddock.



** Generally speaking, bowdlerization is all over the place throughout the game just by virtue of every single death (at least as shown in the movies) being averted: Muldoon doesn't get mauled by a raptor, Ludlow isn't eaten by the baby rex, Cooper doesn't get chomped by the spino, and Masrani doesn't get killed in the helicopter crash, among many others. Which begs the question of why they don't appear in later levels. Of course, RuleOfFunny is in play for all of these.

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** Generally speaking, bowdlerization is all over the place throughout the game just by virtue of every single death (at least as shown in the movies) being averted: Muldoon doesn't get mauled by a raptor, Ludlow isn't eaten by the baby rex, Cooper doesn't get chomped by the spino, and Masrani doesn't get killed in the helicopter crash, among many others. Which begs the question of why they don't appear in later levels. Of course, RuleOfFunny is in play for all of these. For a number of them, this is actually a ''gameplay mechanic''; you can unlock them in the open world later by going to the spot where they were last seen. For added {{Irony}}, you can often rescue them with the dinosaurs that killed them in the films.



* BumblingSidekick: During the sequence at the end of ''Jurassic Park'' where the Velociraptors are hunting the humans through the Visitor Centre, the subordinate raptors are depicted like this, getting frequently distracted and having slapstick accidents.

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* BumblingSidekick: During the sequence at the end of ''Jurassic Park'' where the Velociraptors are hunting the humans through the Visitor Centre, the subordinate raptors are depicted like this, getting frequently distracted and having slapstick accidents.accidents (or getting a DopeSlap from the Big One).



* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: And [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcAWX3tR9Oc one of the trailers]] makes ''sure'' you know it.

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* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: And [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcAWX3tR9Oc one of the trailers]] makes ''sure'' you know it. You can play as every single dinosaur seen in the game, including a few hybrids.



* MythologyGag: The ''Troodon'' in this game are likely a reference to the ones seen in ''Videogame/JurassicParkTheGame'', as they have the exact same colour scheme (though thankfully none of their nightmarish abilities), though they have their proper proportions.



** Nash tries this on the ''Spinosaurus'' - using the satellite phone, which is barely large enough to hold the dinosaur's jaws open without injuring Nash's hand. Then, the ''Spinosaurus'' just swallows it.
* PepperSneeze: Used, with a suitably enormous pepper pot, against Indominus Rex.

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** Nash tries this on the ''Spinosaurus'' - using the satellite phone, which is barely large enough to hold the dinosaur's jaws open without injuring Nash's hand. Then, the ''Spinosaurus'' just swallows it.
it (though Nash still gets away).
* PepperSneeze: Used, with a suitably enormous pepper pot, against Indominus Rex.the ''Indominus rex''.



* QuoteMine: Nearly all of the voicework in cutscenes is clipped straight from the movies. Many lines are used in the same context as the films -- but some aren't (for instance, Ian Malcolm's line about "the essence of chaos" is used when the cow creates a cartoonish disaster to avoid being fed to the raptors).

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* QuoteMine: Nearly all of the voicework in cutscenes is clipped straight from the movies.movies, and even redubbed characters usually keep the same dialogue. Many lines are used in the same context as the films -- but some aren't (for instance, Ian Malcolm's line about "the essence of chaos" is used when the cow creates a cartoonish disaster to avoid being fed to the raptors).



* SparedByTheAdaptation: The game spares [[spoiler:Jophery Brown from the raptor holding pen scene (the raptors were only after his lunch), Nedry (who distracts the ''Dilophosaurus'' with food and runs off), Muldoon (escapes the Big One offscreen), Gennaro (gets puked up by the ''T. rex'' at the end), all of Malcolm's teammates in ''The Lost World'', as well as Grant's in the second (usually seen running away before the dinosaurs can kill them and [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse never being seen again]]) and even Ludlow (who gets his comeuppance by being trapped as the baby ''T. rex's'' plaything). In the ''Jurassic World'' segment, many of the ''Indominus Rex'''s victims survive, Masrani and co. are seen crawling away from the wreckage of the helicopter, and the entire Raptor Squad survive the game and loot the shops after all the humans have left. Even the ''I. Rex'' is shown alive inside the ''Mosasaurus'' playing poker with Zara and a few other workers.]].

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: The game spares [[spoiler:Jophery Brown from the raptor holding pen scene (the raptors were only after his lunch), Nedry (who distracts the ''Dilophosaurus'' with food and runs off), Muldoon (escapes the Big One offscreen), Gennaro (gets puked up by the ''T. rex'' at the end), all of Malcolm's teammates in ''The Lost World'', as well as Grant's in the second (usually seen running away before the dinosaurs can kill them and [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse never being seen again]]) and even Ludlow (who gets his comeuppance by being trapped as the baby ''T. rex's'' plaything). In the ''Jurassic World'' segment, many of the ''Indominus Rex'''s rex'''s victims survive, Masrani and co. are seen crawling away from the wreckage of the helicopter, and the entire Raptor Squad survive the game and loot the shops after all the humans have left. Even the ''I. Rex'' is shown alive inside the ''Mosasaurus'' playing poker with Zara and a few other workers.]].



* XRaySparks: During the showdown with ''Indominus Rex'', Owen electrocutes the ''Indominus'' by dropping a neon light sign on her and her Lego-block skeleton is briefly visible.

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* XRaySparks: During the showdown with ''Indominus Rex'', rex'', Owen electrocutes the ''Indominus'' by dropping a neon light sign on her and her Lego-block skeleton is briefly visible.

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** A paleontologist at the end of the Dig Site level digs up an [[Film/BackToTheFuture OUTTATIME license plate]], which he throws away in confusion.


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** One of the men you rescue from the Raptors in ''The Hunted'' quotes a modified version of the [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus dead parrot rant]] in reference to how doomed he'd have been.


** Pretty much ''everyone'' gets upgraded to badass one way or another. The Kirbys are not TheLoad Family anymore and can either fight the dinos or help through obstacles. Grant, Ellie, Ian, Sarah and many others can punch ''Velociraptors'', ''Compsognathus'' or ''Dilophosaurus''. Even characters that you don't control in the story mode, like Gennaro or Nedry, can fight off enemies or help rescue people!

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** Pretty much ''everyone'' gets upgraded to badass one way or another. The Kirbys are not TheLoad Family anymore and can either fight the dinos or help through obstacles. Grant, Ellie, Ian, Sarah and many others can punch ''Velociraptors'', ''Compsognathus'' or ''Dilophosaurus''.''Dilophosaurus'' (though in Sarah's case it's more reversing her AdaptationalWimp status in the film). Even characters that you don't control in the story mode, like Gennaro or Nedry, can fight off enemies or help rescue people!

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* GettingEatenIsHarmless: The game makes sure no characters actually die, but this doesn't mean all of them avoid getting eaten.


* SeldomSeenSpecies: ''Baryonyx'', ''Corythosaurus'', ''Troodon'' and ''Dimorphodon'' are among the playable dinosaurs, though ''Dimorphodon'' is not a true dinosaur. It should be noted these genera are among the StockDinosaurs, but are rarely seen in mainstream media.

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* SeldomSeenSpecies: ''Baryonyx'', ''Corythosaurus'', ''Troodon'' and ''Dimorphodon'' are among the playable dinosaurs, though ''Dimorphodon'' is a pterosaur and not a true dinosaur. It should be noted these genera are among the StockDinosaurs, but are rarely seen in mainstream media.



* SloMoBigAir: At least once during any dinosaur chase sequence involving a large carnivore, which includes:

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* SloMoBigAir: SloMoBigAir:
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At least once during any dinosaur chase sequence involving a large carnivore, which includes:


* {{Bowdlerization}}: The "Unlucky Bastard" from [[Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark The Lost World: Jurassic Park]] is renamed the "Unlucky Bystander".

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: {{Bowdlerization}}:
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The "Unlucky Bastard" from [[Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark The Lost World: Jurassic Park]] is renamed the "Unlucky Bystander".



** Generally speaking, bowdlerization is all over the place throughout the game just by virtue of every single death (at least as shown in the movies) being averted: Muldoon doesn't get mauled by a raptor, Ludlow isn't eaten by the baby rex, Cooper doesn't get chomped by the spino, and Masrani doesn't get killed in the helicopter crash, among many others. [[FridgeLogic Which begs the question of why they don't appear in later levels]]. Of course, RuleOfFunny is in play for all of these.

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** Generally speaking, bowdlerization is all over the place throughout the game just by virtue of every single death (at least as shown in the movies) being averted: Muldoon doesn't get mauled by a raptor, Ludlow isn't eaten by the baby rex, Cooper doesn't get chomped by the spino, and Masrani doesn't get killed in the helicopter crash, among many others. [[FridgeLogic Which begs the question of why they don't appear in later levels]].levels. Of course, RuleOfFunny is in play for all of these.


** Pretty much ''everyone'' gets upgraded to badass one way or another. The Kirbys are not TheLoad Family anymore and can either fight the dinos or help save obstacles. Grant, Ellie, Ian, Sarah and many others can punch velociraptors, compys or dilophosaurus. Even characters that you don't control in the story mode, like Genaro or Nedry, can fight off enemies or help rescue people!

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** Pretty much ''everyone'' gets upgraded to badass one way or another. The Kirbys are not TheLoad Family anymore and can either fight the dinos or help save through obstacles. Grant, Ellie, Ian, Sarah and many others can punch velociraptors, compys ''Velociraptors'', ''Compsognathus'' or dilophosaurus. ''Dilophosaurus''. Even characters that you don't control in the story mode, like Genaro Gennaro or Nedry, can fight off enemies or help rescue people!



* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The Free Play character select menu includes a list of what abilities each character has to make it easier to figure out who can solve what puzzles.

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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The Free Play character select menu includes a list of what abilities each character has to make it easier to figure out who can solve what puzzles.puzzles (though it only lists up to 3 special abilites, which can make it difficult to memorize a character with 4 or more of them).



* TheBlackDudeDiesFirst: In the adaptation of the first ''Jurassic Park'' film, Mr. Arnold is not the first character to be attacked by a dinosaur, nor the first to be apparently killed, but he's the only one who doesn't reappear later alive and well.

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* TheBlackDudeDiesFirst: In the adaptation of the first ''Jurassic Park'' film, Mr. Arnold is not the first character to be attacked by a dinosaur, nor the first to be apparently killed, but he's the only first one who doesn't reappear later alive and well.well. Although dino handler Ellis is not eaten by the ''Indominus Rex'' as in the film, he is no longer seen after the ''I. Rex'' throws him out of her paddock.



** And '''again''' in Jurassic World, in the Raptor Hunting sequence, the lawnmower is seen chasing after two raptors in the background. Pretty good batteries in that thing.
** Nedry, Gennaro, and Muldoon all survive the events of ''Jurassic Park'' level, but they don't make it off the island. 22 years later, during a ''Jurassic World'' level, they're found living in the ruins of the parking garage that Zach and Gray explore.

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** And '''again''' in Jurassic World, in the Raptor Hunting sequence, the lawnmower is seen chasing after two raptors Echo and Delta in the background.background of the level at one point. Pretty good batteries in that thing.
** Nedry, Gennaro, and Muldoon all survive the events of ''Jurassic Park'' level, but they don't make it off the island. 22 years later, during a ''Jurassic World'' level, they're found living in the ruins of the parking garage that Zach and Gray explore.explore, complete with large grey beards.



** [[Film/{{Jaws}} Brody, Quint, and Hooper]] appear in the ''Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark'' segment.

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** [[Film/{{Jaws}} Brody, Quint, and Hooper]] appear in the ''Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark'' segment.segment when the ''T. rex'' breaks out of the SS Venture.



* DeathByAdaptation: Subverted. In ''Film/JurassicParkIII'', [[spoiler:the ''Spinosaurus'' is simply scorched by a fire set by the protagonists and flees uninjured]]. In the LEGO video game version, [[spoiler:she tries to comically escape from the fire, only to fall right in and seemingly die. Then she turns up completely unharmed]].

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* DeathByAdaptation: Subverted. In ''Film/JurassicParkIII'', [[spoiler:the ''Spinosaurus'' is simply scorched by a fire set by the protagonists and flees uninjured]].flees]]. In the LEGO video game version, [[spoiler:she tries to comically escape from the fire, only to fall right in and seemingly die. Then she turns up completely unharmed]].



* GameWithinAGame: In the video game arcade at Jurassic World, one of the machines can be activated by a character with the hacking ability to play a racing minigame.

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* GameWithinAGame: In the video game arcade at Jurassic World, one of the machines Some levels feature a computer with a small minigame in it, which you can be activated play by a using any character with the computer hacking ability to play a racing minigame.ability.



** Isla Nublar is the site of both ''Jurassic Park'' and ''Jurassic World''; the latter even contains [[spoiler: the old Visitor's Center with several characters who survived the game version of ''Jurassic Park'' hiding out!]] The hub functions, such as character customization and minikit progress display, are in the Jurassic Park Visitor's Center and the Jurassic World Innovation Center.

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** Isla Nublar is the site of both ''Jurassic Park'' and ''Jurassic World''; the latter even contains [[spoiler: the old Visitor's Center with several characters who survived the game version of ''Jurassic Park'' hiding out!]] The hub functions, such as character customization and minikit progress display, are in the Jurassic Park Visitor's Center and the Jurassic World Innovation Center. Both ''Jurassic Park'' and ''Jurassic World'' feature a dinosaur customization lab.



* InsurmountableWaistHeightFence: A few, but most noticeable in ''Jurassic World''. It features many massive fallen trees which would be hard for a human to climb over, but they still manage to stop a brachiosaurus in its tracks.
* KnightOfCerebus: Like in [[Film/JurassicWorld the film,]] the Indominus Rex is taken seriously. This is in contrast to the T. Rex and Spinosaurus, which did get a few jokes made at their expense. There are a few sequences in which the player is required to escape the Indominus and the characters will move more slowly because they're scared of it.

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* InsurmountableWaistHeightFence: A few, but most noticeable in ''Jurassic World''. It features many massive fallen trees which would be hard for a human to climb over, but they still manage to (almost) stop a brachiosaurus ''Brachiosaurus'' in its tracks.
* KnightOfCerebus: Like in [[Film/JurassicWorld the film,]] the Indominus Rex ''Indominus Rex'' is taken seriously. This is in contrast to the T. Rex ''T. rex'' and Spinosaurus, ''Spinosaurus'', which did get a few jokes made at their expense. There are a few sequences in which the player is required to escape the Indominus ''Indominus'' and the characters will move more slowly because they're scared of it.



** Nedry props the Dilophosaurus's mouth open with a chicken leg he's been carrying around and munching on for the whole game.
** One of the mercenaries tries this on the Spinosaurus -- using the satphone, which isn't remotely large enough to hold the dinosaur's jaws open. The Spinosaurus just swallows it.

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** Nedry props the Dilophosaurus's ''Dilophosaurus's'' mouth open with a chicken leg he's been carrying around and munching on for the whole game.
** One of the mercenaries Nash tries this on the Spinosaurus -- ''Spinosaurus'' - using the satphone, satellite phone, which isn't remotely is barely large enough to hold the dinosaur's jaws open. The Spinosaurus open without injuring Nash's hand. Then, the ''Spinosaurus'' just swallows it.



* ProducePelting: A cartoonishly implausible sequence of events results in the Spinosaurus being trapped in a tree that looks like a set of stocks while Billy throws fruit at it.

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* ProducePelting: A cartoonishly implausible sequence of events results in the Spinosaurus ''Spinosaurus'' being trapped in a tree that looks like a set of stocks while Billy throws fruit at it.



* SloMoBigAir: At least once during any sequence where a carload of people is fleeing from a T. rex.
* SparedByTheAdaptation: The game spares [[spoiler:the park worker from the raptor holding pen scene (the raptors were only after his lunch), Nedry (who distracts the ''Dilophosaurus'' with food and runs off), Muldoon (escapes the Big One offscreen), Gennaro (gets puked up by the ''T. rex'' at the end), all of Malcolm's teammates in ''The Lost World'', as well as Grant's in the second (usually seen running away before the dinosaurs can kill them and [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse never being seen again]]) and even Ludlow (who gets his comeuppance by being trapped as the baby ''T. rex's'' plaything). In the ''Jurassic World'' segment, many of the ''Indominus Rex'''s victims survive, Masrani and co. are seen crawling away from the wreckage of the helicopter, and the entire Raptor Squad survive the game and loot the shops after all the humans have left. Even the ''I. Rex'' is shown alive inside the ''Mosasaurus'' playing poker with Zara and a few other workers.]].

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* SloMoBigAir: At least once during any dinosaur chase sequence where involving a carload of people is fleeing large carnivore, which includes:
** The ''T. rex'' in ''Jurassic Park'' chasing Muldoon, Ellie and Ian, the ''T. rex'' attack on the camp in ''The Lost World'', Grant and Billy escaping
from a T. rex.
the ''Spinosaurus'' in ''Jurassic Park III'' and the Gyrosphere escape from the ''Indominus Rex'' in ''Jurassic World''.
* SparedByTheAdaptation: The game spares [[spoiler:the park worker [[spoiler:Jophery Brown from the raptor holding pen scene (the raptors were only after his lunch), Nedry (who distracts the ''Dilophosaurus'' with food and runs off), Muldoon (escapes the Big One offscreen), Gennaro (gets puked up by the ''T. rex'' at the end), all of Malcolm's teammates in ''The Lost World'', as well as Grant's in the second (usually seen running away before the dinosaurs can kill them and [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse never being seen again]]) and even Ludlow (who gets his comeuppance by being trapped as the baby ''T. rex's'' plaything). In the ''Jurassic World'' segment, many of the ''Indominus Rex'''s victims survive, Masrani and co. are seen crawling away from the wreckage of the helicopter, and the entire Raptor Squad survive the game and loot the shops after all the humans have left. Even the ''I. Rex'' is shown alive inside the ''Mosasaurus'' playing poker with Zara and a few other workers.]].



** Every ice cream van in the game (and there are a remarkable number of ice cream vans to be found on these mostly-deserted islands) plays the theme tune.

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** Every An ice cream van in the game (and there are a remarkable number Long Grass segment of ice cream vans to be found on these mostly-deserted islands) ''The Lost World'' plays the theme tune.



** A lot of the T. rex's attacks, especially against larger 'opponents' like vehicles and the Spinosaurus, seem to involve slamming the side of its massive head into targets to crush and stun.
** The ''Pachycephalosaurus'' as expected.

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** A lot of the T. rex's attacks, especially against larger 'opponents' like vehicles and attacks involves the Spinosaurus, seem to involve slamming the side use of its massive head into targets to crush and stun.
head.
** The ''Pachycephalosaurus'' and ''Triceratops'' as expected.



* WithCatlikeTread: Any time the characters are sneaking quietly around to avoid being eaten by a dinosaur, pausing only to noisily smash nearby objects and noisily collect studs. (However, averted with Eric Kirby's stealth mode, which disables the "smash" button when it's active.)
* XRaySparks: During the showdown with Indominus Rex, Owen tries electrocuting and its Lego-block skeleton is briefly visible.

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* WithCatlikeTread: Any time the characters are sneaking quietly around to avoid being eaten by a dinosaur, pausing only to noisily smash nearby objects and noisily collect studs. (However, averted with Eric Kirby's Kirby and Owen Grady's stealth mode, which disables the "smash" button when it's active.)
* XRaySparks: During the showdown with Indominus Rex, ''Indominus Rex'', Owen tries electrocuting electrocutes the ''Indominus'' by dropping a neon light sign on her and its her Lego-block skeleton is briefly visible.


** In the ''Jurassic Park III'' section, the ''T. rex'' actually manages to hold its own against the ''Spinosaurus'', tossing the Spino around the battlefield a few times. When the protagonists flee, they're still duking it out.

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** In the ''Jurassic Park III'' section, the ''T. rex'' actually manages to hold its own against the ''Spinosaurus'', tossing the Spino around the battlefield a few times. When the protagonists flee, they're still duking it out. This is likely due to fans often hating this scene in the movie for applying TheWorfEffect to the Rex.

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** And '''again''' in Jurassic World, in the Raptor Hunting sequence, the lawnmower is seen chasing after two raptors in the background. Pretty good batteries in that thing.

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** Pretty much ''everyone'' gets upgraded to badass one way or another. The Kirbys are not TheLoad Family anymore and can either fight the dinos or help save obstacles. Grant, Ellie, Ian, Sarah and many others can punch velociraptors, compys or dilophosaurus. Even characters that you don't control in the story mode, like Genaro or Nedry, can fight off enemies or help rescue people!

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* ToiletHumor: One of the character abilities is being able to investigate dinosaur droppings; big piles of it involve the character leaping headfirst into it! Another ability involves Eric Kirby's "''T. rex'' scent", which is yellow and comes in beakers, but it's not explicitly outed as being urine.

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** After Tim and Lex restore power in ''Jurassic Park'', Grant calls Hammond and tells him to "Call the mainland. Tell them to send them helicopters." In the original film that the audio was lifted from, he said, "Tell them to send the damn helicopters," which wouldn't fly in a kids' game [[DontExplainTheJoke so they just took the last syllable of "damn" and stuck it on the end of "the"]].
** Generally speaking, bowdlerization is all over the place throughout the game just by virtue of every single death (at least as shown in the movies) being averted: Muldoon doesn't get mauled by a raptor, Ludlow isn't eaten by the baby rex, Cooper doesn't get chomped by the spino, and Masrani doesn't get killed in the helicopter crash, among many others. [[FridgeLogic Which begs the question of why they don't appear in later levels]]. Of course, RuleOfFunny is in play for all of these.

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** [[Film/BackToTheFuture Marty McFly]] is at Jurassic World's mainstreet during the pterosaur attack. One of your objectives in the level is to create a hologram of a huge tyrannosaur head which not only scares off some of the pteranodons, but also chomps down on Marty just like the ''Jaws 19'' hologram from ''Back to the Future Part II''.

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* GameplayAndStorySegregation: The opening level of the Jurassic World section includes the line about an idiot feeding ice cream to a triceratops, but in the first sick dinosaur puzzle in Jurassic Park, you cure the Triceratops by feeding it, among other things, an ice cream bar. Other sick dinosaur puzzles also include ice cream as part of the treatment.

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* ExtremeOmnivore: Some of the dung-diving bits imply that the dinosaurs will eat just about anything, including lawnmowers.

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