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Machinima / Meet the BLU Team

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You've met the RED Team, and now it's time to meet their BLU counterparts.

Meet the BLU Team is a series of videos by DrClay999 modelled after Valve's Meet the Team shorts, only instead of showcasing their abilities and making them out to be a badass, the BLU Team is instead rather incompetent at their jobs.

Meet the BLU Team provides examples of:

  • An Arm and a Leg: The BLU Pyro throws their Fire Ax at the RED Sniper, cutting off his right arm.
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  • A-Team Firing: At the end of Meet the BLU Sniper, the Sniper shoots at a target of himself and misses every time.
  • Body Horror: The BLU Medic replaces the Heavy's heart with his BLU Spy head because a heart mask fell on it. It's unclear how the Heavy can survive with no functioning heart.
  • Butt-Monkey: Most of the BLU Team becomes this in these videos, as they either get killed or otherwise fail epically at their jobs. The sole exception is the BLU Pyro in Meet the BLU Pyro, who is instead an Omnicidal Maniac and very competent at their job.
  • Call-Back:
    • The inside of the fridge in Meet the Jarate Sandvich has the Medic's notice to not eat spy heads stored in there, since the stinger of Meet the BLU Spy had the RED Heavy do just that.
    • In Meet the BLU Pyro, the RED Medic tries to kill Pyro by using the exact same Medigun his BLU counterpart used in Meet the BLU Medic. This backfires horribly.
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  • Drives Like Crazy: The BLU Sniper keeps running over his teammates with his camper van, and at one point didn't focus on the road until mere seconds when about to hit a wall.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: The first two shorts involving the Soldier and Engineer involve a few edits which makes them into teamkillers, and otherwise rarely straying from the original shorts while still getting them killed in the end.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: The RED Medic attempts to use his BLU counterpart's Medigun against the BLU Pyro, knowing that it harms them. This backfires horribly, as the BLU Pyro turns the Medigun on him and activates the Ubercharge, which causes him to explode.
  • I Ate WHAT?!: Meet the Jarate Sandvich has the BLU Heavy gagging on one off-camera.
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  • Mad Doctor: The RED Medic is out there to begin with, but the BLU Medic is something else. For starters, he performed open heart surgery when the Heavy only checked in for a small cut, and healing his teammates actually kill them.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: In Meet the BLU Sniper:
    Sniper: (a Huntsman arrow hits his head) I think his mate saw me. (another hits his chest; still in a deadpan voice) Oh my god, I've been shot.
  • Mid-Battle Tea Break: In Meet the BLU Scout, the BLU Scout and the RED Heavy briefly enjoy a cup of coffee before resuming their Curb-Stomp Battle.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: At the end of Meet the BLU Pyro, the Pyro kills their own teammates due to not being able to see color, then discovers that the RED and BLU teams have signed a truce they didn't know about until it was too late. They throw the paper into the bonfire and walk away.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: When the BLU Medic steps in, he kills his own teammates by healing them, thus screwing the BLU Team over.
  • Oh, Crap!:
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Used twice in Meet the BLU Spy:
    • When the BLU Spy is fighting the RED Medic, the Medic isn't fooled by the Spy disguising as him and decapitates him with his Bone Saw.
    • And near the end, the BLU Spy manages to infiltrate the RED intelligence room disguised as the RED Demoman, but blows his cover by speaking in his own voice instead of the Demoman's. And when he does change his voice, it's already too late and the RED team laughs at him before the RED Spy shoots him.
  • Reality Ensues: In Meet the BLU Spy, when the BLU Spy attempts to slide a sapper under a sentry to disable it, it doesn't work unlike when his RED counterpart tried the same thing. And of course, since he wasn't disguised, the sentry spotted him and fired on him.
  • Reckless Gun Usage: In bomb form; while the RED Demoman demonstrated that, at least nothing happened to him. The BLU Demoman set off detonators twice while at his interview, and both times returning with more bandages.
  • Something Completely Different: Meet the BLU Pyro actually has the Pyro be incredibly competent, and unlike their spacey RED counterpart who has no idea what their actions cause, they are every bit as ruthless as everyone feared as they mowed down the entire RED team. Unfortunately for the BLU team however, they don't see color.
  • Team Killer: The BLU Soldier, Engineer, Heavy, Medic, and Pyro all become this.
  • Too Dumb to Live: The BLU Team comes across this way. Of note is the Heavy, who even left the RED Spy dumbfounded, especially when his backstab was met by a "Thank you, doctor!".
  • Unwanted Assistance: Nobody wanted the BLU Medic to heal them. In fact, the BLU Team was doing just fine before he stepped in and ruined everything.


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