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The immense popularity of the show led to the launch of [[https://www.ben10gamesfree.com/ben-10-omniverse-games Ben 10 Omniverse games]] for browsers as well as mobile platforms like Android and iOS. Some games like Ben 10:Up to Speed have more than 50000 downloads on Google Play Store.

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* BackstoryInvader: In ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'', Kevin's father, Devin, was retroactively added in as a postmortem character from Grandpa Max's past. But ''Omniverse'' retconned this again by revealing Devin never existed and was a fake memory implanted in Max's mind during the year before Alien Force occurred.


Intended to conciliate the style of the original ''WesternAnimation/BenTen'' series with its two sequels, the series toned down the DarkerAndEdgier approach introduced by Creator/DwayneMcDuffie in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'', instead going for a DenserAndWackier tone buoyed by the more simply and stylized art of Derrick J. Wyatt (''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'') in addition to [[ContinuityPorn massive call backs to the original series]] (such as bringing back several old aliens and forgotten characters).

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Intended to conciliate the style of the original ''WesternAnimation/BenTen'' series with its two sequels, the series toned down the DarkerAndEdgier approach introduced by Creator/DwayneMcDuffie in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'', instead going for a DenserAndWackier tone buoyed by the more simply and stylized art of Derrick J. Wyatt (''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'') in addition to [[ContinuityPorn massive call backs to the original series]] (such as bringing back several old aliens and forgotten characters).


Intended to conciliate the style of the original ''WesternAnimation/BenTen'' series with its two sequels, the series toned down the DarkerAndEdgier approach introduced in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'' and goes for a entirely new, very simplified art style designed by Derrick J. Wyatt (''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated''...), DenserAndWackier tone, and [[ContinuityPorn massive call backs to the original series]] (such as bringing back several old aliens, redesigning the main characters so they would look closer to how they were back in the original series, and multiple {{Call Back}}s.

Concerning the plot, the show takes advantage on the TimeSkip between the original series and ''Alien Force'', using it to introduce new adventures that took place in the original series' era when Ben was eleven years old. These are interleaved as flashbacks with the present-day plot, thus allowing not only to bring back the original series' incarnation of the character while keeping tracks of his teenage self, [[{{Revision}} but also to create new villains, characters and events that have a connection to Ben's past]].

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Intended to conciliate the style of the original ''WesternAnimation/BenTen'' series with its two sequels, the series toned down the DarkerAndEdgier approach introduced by Creator/DwayneMcDuffie in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'' and goes ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'', instead going for a entirely new, very simplified DenserAndWackier tone buoyed by the more simply and stylized art style designed by of Derrick J. Wyatt (''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated''...), DenserAndWackier tone, and ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'') in addition to [[ContinuityPorn massive call backs to the original series]] (such as bringing back several old aliens, redesigning the main characters so they would look closer to how they were back in the original series, aliens and multiple {{Call Back}}s.

forgotten characters).

Concerning the plot, the show takes advantage on of the TimeSkip between the original series and ''Alien Force'', using it to introduce new adventures that took place in the original series' era when Ben was eleven years old. These are interleaved as take the form of {{Whole Episode Flashback}}s, smaller flashbacks that interweave with the present-day plot, thus allowing not only to bring back and the original series' incarnation occasional time travel shenanigan that has both eras of characters interacting; all which have the character while keeping tracks bonus of his teenage self, letting the writers [[{{Revision}} but also to create new villains, characters and events that have a connection to Ben's past]].



The series concluded November 14, 2014, [[ScrewedByTheNetwork its final episodes airing at 6am on a weekday]], and it is the last series of the franchise to use the original continuity, being followed by ''WesternAnimation/Ben102016'', a full ContinuityReboot.

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The series concluded November 14, 2014, [[ScrewedByTheNetwork its final episodes airing at 6am on a weekday]], and it is the last series of the franchise to use what is referred to by Cartoon Network as the original continuity, being followed by "Classic Continuity". The following installment, ''WesternAnimation/Ben102016'', would be a full ContinuityReboot.ContinuityReboot that returns to the summer road trip premise of the original series.


* AtrociousAlias: In "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Ben World'', Ben learns that Ben 23's Nanomech is named ''Teeny-Weeny''.
-->'''Ben:''' Do I even have to tell you that's a bad name?



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** The fact that Pax exists at all is radar worthy. Give up? He's a hippie. And also happens to be a PLANT alien...what is it hippies are known to do in their free time again?
** Kai's constant urge to pet Ben's Benwolf form, as well as his obviously positive reaction to said petting, might [[IncrediblyLamePun raise]] a question or two with the adult part of the audience.
** When Ben tells Kevin he is being chased by the Rooters, Kevin responds "Who-ters?"
** In "Fight At the Museum", Ester's terror over Ben and Kai being locked in a room... ''together''... ''at night''.
** In part of "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Ben World'', Ben learns that Ben 23's Nanomech is named ''Teeny-Weeny''.
-->'''Ben:''' Do I even have to tell you that's a bad name?


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* GRatedStoner: Pax is a hippie, and also happens to be a PLANT alien...what is it hippies are known to do in their free time again?


* DenserAndWackier: Even the original series, while light-hearted and often comical, usually kept a more or less realistic setting. ''Omniverse'', on the other hand, isn't afraid to get downright silly on occasions for the sake of RuleOfFunny ({{LEGO}}-based aliens, the Anihilaarg, some of the alien civilians...).

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* DenserAndWackier: Even the original series, while light-hearted and often comical, usually kept a more or less realistic setting. ''Omniverse'', on the other hand, isn't afraid to get downright silly on occasions for the sake of RuleOfFunny ({{LEGO}}-based (Franchise/{{LEGO}}-based aliens, the Anihilaarg, some of the alien civilians...).


* RedemptionRejection: Azmuth attempts to reason Malware briefly in ''Showdown Part 2'', promising to work to heal him. Malware rejects it.
* RememberTheNewGuy: A lot of characters supposedly from Ben's past are introduced in the flashbacks despite never being mentioned ever. Those include Feedback, Malware and Billy Billion. Most of them are justified, though: Feedback and Malware apparently left Ben traumatized to the point he tried never speaking of them again (this is later revealed to have been Malware [[spoiler:destroying Ben's Feedback form in a rather horrific way]] on top of the other horrific things he did), and he wasn't aware of Billy Billion's existence at the time.

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* RedemptionRejection: Azmuth attempts to reason Malware briefly in ''Showdown "Showdown Part 2'', 2", promising to work to heal him. Malware rejects it.
* RememberTheNewGuy: A lot of characters supposedly from Ben's past are introduced in the flashbacks despite never being mentioned ever. Those include Feedback, Malware Malware, and Billy Billion. Most of them are justified, though: Feedback and Malware apparently left Ben traumatized to the point he tried never speaking of them again (this is later revealed to have been Malware [[spoiler:destroying Ben's Feedback form in a rather horrific way]] on top of the other horrific things he did), and he wasn't aware of Billy Billion's existence at the time.



** "Something Zombozo Comes This Way" has Ben suddenly being afraid of clowns again, even though he got over that after Zombozo's first appearance in the original series and demonstrated it after that episode. Zombozo also is retconned into feeding on fear, whereas he fed on joy in the original series.

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** "Something Zombozo Comes This Way" Way Comes" has Ben suddenly being afraid of clowns again, even though he got over that after Zombozo's first appearance in the original series and demonstrated it after that episode. Zombozo also is retconned into feeding on fear, whereas he fed on joy in the original series.


* AlasPoorVillain: Malware basically shapes up to this, leading to [[spoiler:His Death]]. All Malware initially wanted was to be cured.

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* AlasPoorVillain: Malware basically shapes up to this, leading to [[spoiler:His Death]].[[spoiler:his death]]. All Malware initially wanted was to be cured.



** The Annihilarg in "So Long and Thanks for all the Smoothies" can cause a Class X-4. [[spoiler:And actually does. Undone by [[ResetButton Alien-X.]]]]

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** The Annihilarg Annihilaarg in "So Long and Thanks for all the Smoothies" can cause a Class X-4. [[spoiler:And actually does. Undone by [[ResetButton Alien-X.]]]]



* ArtEvolution: The iteration’s animation is simpler, but much more streamlined and fluid than each previous iterations. It is much more noticeable than the different artstyles of ''Ben 10'' and ''Alien Force''. [[http://www.toonbarn.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Ben-10-Omniverse.jpg Take a look]]. Ben and the gang aren't the only affected ones. Spidermonkey has a new design as well [[http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120328022719/ben10/images/8/8a/Omniverse_Spidermonkey_in_action.png here]].

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* ArtEvolution: The iteration’s animation is simpler, but much more streamlined and fluid than each previous iterations. It is much more noticeable than the different artstyles of the Original ''Ben 10'' Series and ''Alien Force''.Force'' / ''Ultimate Alien''. [[http://www.toonbarn.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Ben-10-Omniverse.jpg Take a look]]. Ben and the gang aren't the only affected ones. Spidermonkey has a new design as well [[http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120328022719/ben10/images/8/8a/Omniverse_Spidermonkey_in_action.png here]].



* AscendedExtra: Cousin Lucy. Appeared in one original series episode ''six year prior'' for about ''six seconds'' but returns as a focal character in "Mud Is Thicker Than Water".

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* AscendedExtra: Cousin Lucy. Appeared Lucy only appeared in one original series an episode of the Original Series episode ''six year prior'' for about ''six seconds'' but seconds''. She returns as a focal character in "Mud Is Thicker Than Water".



** "Return to Forever" features two forever knights based on the original series, the Ninja from the original series, and Morton and Chadwick from ''Alien Force''. With it they also bring back a device used by the Highbreed, although the Forever Knights have modified it for their own use.

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** "Return to Forever" features two forever knights based on the original series, the Red Ninja from that first appeared in the original series, and Morton and Chadwick from ''Alien Force''. With it they also bring back a device used by the Highbreed, although the Forever Knights have modified it for their own use.



** The outfit Kevin wears after [[spoiler:becoming evil again]] is the same one he wore as Kevin 11,000 in the original series episode, ''Ken 10''. He also gets an X-shaped scar on his chin from Swampfire, the very same scar that Kevin 11,000 has.

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** The outfit Kevin wears after [[spoiler:becoming evil again]] is the same one he wore as Kevin 11,000 in the original series episode, ''Ken 10''.episode "Ken 10". He also gets an X-shaped scar on his chin from Swampfire, the very same scar that Kevin 11,000 has.



** Zombozo, to a minor extent; while he always was a minor villain, his appearances in both the original series and UA portrayed him as walking horror and a competent Gang leader with good scheming skills, respectively. ''Omniverse'' has him attempting [[AndThatsTerrible a brain robbery]] alone, portrays him as much more wacky and merely has him defeated in the first episode's BatmanColdOpen, making it the first appearance where he isn't dangerous. Eventually fixed in ''Something Zombozo This Way Comes'', where his powers fading away are finally explained and he gets back to his initial threat level.

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** Zombozo, to a minor extent; while he always was a minor villain, his appearances in both the original series and UA portrayed him as walking horror and a competent Gang leader with good scheming skills, respectively. ''Omniverse'' has him attempting [[AndThatsTerrible a brain robbery]] alone, portrays him as much more wacky wacky, and merely has him defeated in the first episode's BatmanColdOpen, making it the first appearance where he isn't dangerous. Eventually fixed in ''Something "Something Zombozo This Way Comes'', Comes", where his powers fading away are finally explained and he gets back to his initial threat level.



** Psyphon is hit ''hard'' with this; after being reintroduced as a NotSoHarmlessVillain in ''The More Things Change'' and ''Outbreak'', he gradually gets less impressive, less intelligent and more humiliated over the course of his appearances. By ''Bengeance is Mine'', he TookALevelInDumbass to the point he can't tell the difference between the real Vilgax (who ''he has been working for'') and a random human plumber who looks only slightly like him.

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** Psyphon is hit ''hard'' with this; after being reintroduced as a NotSoHarmlessVillain in ''The "The More Things Change'' Change" and ''Outbreak'', "Outbreak", he gradually gets less impressive, less intelligent and more humiliated over the course of his appearances. By ''Bengeance is Mine'', he TookALevelInDumbass to the point he can't tell the difference between the real Vilgax (who ''he has been working for'') and a random human plumber who looks only slightly like him.



** A weird example with Vilgax; he [[DemotedToExtra appears considerably less than in previous series]], and whenever an episode has him as the ''main'' villain, he is depicted as a genuinely dangerous villain, if not as unstoppable as how he was in [[TheJuggernaut the Original Series]]. Whenever he gets a mention or a cameo, on the other hand, it's played entirely for comedy. A particularly infamous example is when he was revealed to be afraid of ''Ma Vreedle''.

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** A weird example with Vilgax; he [[DemotedToExtra appears considerably less than in previous series]], and whenever an episode has him as the ''main'' villain, he is depicted as a genuinely dangerous villain, if not as unstoppable as how he was back in [[TheJuggernaut the Original Series]]. Whenever he gets a mention or a cameo, on the other hand, it's played entirely for comedy. A particularly infamous example is when he was revealed to be afraid of ''Ma Vreedle''.



** To an extent, 16 year old Ben is portrayed in this iteration as much more [[TookALevelInDumbass bumbling, immature and clumsy]] than he was in the two previous sequels and has become even more narcissistic in addition to having big moments of being even more of a JerkAss as well; The examples include taking credit for Rook's idea in front of Max in “Of Predators and Prey, Part 1”, accidentally breaking up with Julie over a misunderstanding that was caused by his stupidity or failing to recognize the threat ''[[ArchEnemy Vilgax]]'' represented (the latter, especially, contracticts his attitude in the finale of ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Ultimate Alien]]''). This was toned down a bit toward the end of the second story arc, only to have him flanderized again in the third story arc. There is even flanderization of his flanderization: in season 3 of Alien Force and Ultimate Alien, Ben had taken the habit to constantly (and annoyingly) remind everybody he had saved the entire Universe during the Hightbreed war. Now, he constantly reminds people he "Saved the Universe a billion times".

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** To an extent, 16 year old Ben is portrayed in this iteration as much more [[TookALevelInDumbass bumbling, immature immature, and clumsy]] than he was in the two previous sequels and has become even more narcissistic in addition to having big moments of being even more of a JerkAss as well; The examples include taking credit for Rook's idea in front of Max in “Of "Of Predators and Prey, Part 1”, 1", accidentally breaking up with Julie over a misunderstanding that was caused by his stupidity stupidity, or failing to recognize the threat ''[[ArchEnemy Vilgax]]'' represented (the latter, especially, contracticts his attitude in the finale of ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Ultimate Alien]]''). This was toned down a bit toward the end of the second story arc, only to have him flanderized again in the third story arc. There is even flanderization of his flanderization: in season 3 of Alien Force ''Alien Force'' and Ultimate Alien, ''Ultimate Alien'', Ben had taken the habit to constantly (and annoyingly) remind everybody he had saved the entire Universe during the Hightbreed war. Now, he constantly reminds people he "Saved the Universe a billion times".



** Dr Animo's [[EvilIsHammy hammyness]] and LaughablyEvil tendencies are raised to even wackier level than they were in the original series; he invokes classic villain stock phrases, he is HearingVoices and his monsters tend to look far less grotesque and more cartoonish than they were in the original series.

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** Dr Animo's [[EvilIsHammy hammyness]] and LaughablyEvil tendencies are raised to even wackier level than they were in the original series; he invokes classic villain stock phrases, he is HearingVoices and his monsters tend to look far less grotesque and more cartoonish than they were back in the original series.


** In "Collect This", Ben [[WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce plays soccer]], refers to the events of [[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Simian's last appearance]], and mentions the [[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Unitrix]]. In the same episode, Hokestar has toys based off of Ben 23's aliens and is running the extranet show heard in "Bros in Space", and Collectimus indicates he's aware of Ben's remaking the universe back in "So Long and Thanks for All the Smoothies" and mentions a Ben 10 movie that blends the names of Ben10SecretoftheOmnitrix and Ben10RaceAgainstTime. Somewhat ironic for an episode that mocks fans for obsessing over continuity.

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** In "Collect This", Ben [[WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce plays soccer]], refers to the events of [[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Simian's last appearance]], and mentions the [[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Unitrix]]. In the same episode, Hokestar has toys based off of Ben 23's aliens and is running the extranet show heard in "Bros in Space", and Collectimus indicates he's aware of Ben's remaking the universe back in "So Long and Thanks for All the Smoothies" and mentions a Ben 10 movie that blends the names of Ben10SecretoftheOmnitrix ''WesternAnimation/Ben10SecretOfTheOmnitrix'' and Ben10RaceAgainstTime.''Film/Ben10RaceAgainstTime''. Somewhat ironic for an episode that mocks fans for obsessing over continuity.


* CanonImmigrant: [[http://ben10.wikia.com/wiki/Gorvan_%28Alternate_Timeline%29 Gorvan]], a character exclusive to the first ''Alien Force'' video game, makes a brief cameo in "Special Delivery". [[spoiler:He's also TheMole in "Mud Is Thicker Than Water".]]

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* CanonImmigrant: [[http://ben10.wikia.com/wiki/Gorvan_%28Alternate_Timeline%29 Gorvan]], a character exclusive to the first ''Alien Force'' video game, makes a brief cameo in "Special Delivery". Delivery" and "Catfight." [[spoiler:He's also TheMole in "Mud Is Thicker Than Water".]]


* ShamingTheMob: Scout does this to stop the mob from pursuing Ben in ''Rad Monster Party''. It works for the time-being, but they're right back to chasing him in the very next episode.

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* ShamingTheMob: Scout does this to stop the mob from pursuing Ben in ''Rad "Rad Monster Party''. Party." It works for the time-being, but they're right back to chasing him in the very next episode.


* DenserAndWackier: Even the original series, while light-hearted and often comical, usually kept a more or less realistic setting. ''Omniverse'', on the other hand, isn't afraid to get downright silly on occasions for the sake of RuleOfFunny ({{LEGO}}-based aliens, the Anihilarg, some of the alien civilians...).

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* DenserAndWackier: Even the original series, while light-hearted and often comical, usually kept a more or less realistic setting. ''Omniverse'', on the other hand, isn't afraid to get downright silly on occasions for the sake of RuleOfFunny ({{LEGO}}-based aliens, the Anihilarg, Anihilaarg, some of the alien civilians...).



* ShapeshifterSwanSong: In the series finale, Ben rapidly shifts through nearly all his forms while trying to contain the detonation of [[spoiler:Maltruant's modified Anihilarg]].

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* ShapeshifterSwanSong: In the series finale, Ben rapidly shifts through nearly all his forms while trying to contain the detonation of [[spoiler:Maltruant's modified Anihilarg]].Anihilaarg]].

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* ShamingTheMob: Scout does this to stop the mob from pursuing Ben in ''Rad Monster Party''. It works for the time-being, but they're right back to chasing him in the very next episode.


* BadassInDistress: Magister Patelliday, an old, apparently a bit senile Pisciss Volann Plumber and [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow Barney Fife pastiche]], gets captured by pirates as a plot-point for "Gone Fishing". While Ben, Rook and Max are trying to find and rescue him, Max assures them Patelliday can handle himself of his own. [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass He does]].

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* BadassInDistress: Magister Patelliday, an old, apparently a bit senile Pisciss Piscciss Volann Plumber and [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow Barney Fife pastiche]], gets captured by pirates as a plot-point for "Gone Fishing". While Ben, Rook and Max are trying to find and rescue him, Max assures them Patelliday can handle himself of his own. [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass He does]].


** Azmuth's attempt to reform Malware by offering to help him find a cure in ''Showdown Part 2'' suddenly makes a lot less sense when you remember Malware technically was cured by Albedo right in his origin episode, and has shown no sign of still needing to feed since then.

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