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Question: Can a Disney show like Kim Possible with its Lampshade Hanging humor still be terrifying?
The Answer: Very much so.


  • Have fun trying to sleep after being subjected to this wonderful face from Kim that is now the welcoming image for this page. Bonus points for being part of an actual nightmare.
    • How about the nightmare itself? It starts out fine, with Ron and Kim dancing at a prom. However, after they break apart, Kim gets the aforementioned Nightmare Face and then starts melting Raiders of the Lost Ark-style. Have fun sleeping after that!
    Ron: KP? You're a Synthodrone? AAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!
    • Even worse, that scene was a promo for Season 4! What was Disney Channel's advertising department thinking?!
  • Gill is an rather memorable character despite only actually appearing twice on the show, in no small part for being arguably the most frightening antagonist in the series. He was mutated from a swamp, and wishes to see everyone become a mutant freak just like him.
  • Camille Leon's Humanshifting is pure Body Horror. Not only does every part of her body bulge out, but she had to undergo surgery to get those powers.
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  • Warmonga. She is able to beat Kim even while she is in her Battlesuit, managing to break the shield, and brutally defeats Shego, twice!
  • Warhok and Warmonga's plans for Kim after she was defeated: Cut her head off and hang it on their trophy wall.
  • In "Mathter and Fervent", the Mathter blasts Ron and turns him into an Anti-Matter machine, destroying everything he touches, even humans or worse, Rufus!
  • Drakken is usually the Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain with the Zany Scheme, but he can be incredibly vicious towards his enemies, at one point he tires of Kim's interference - so he has her shackled into a titanium box that is then welded shut and tossed into a water-filled chasm with a man-eating shark and a carnivorous squid. Then he uses a freeze ray to put a foot of ice over the top. A bit Darker and Edgier for Drakken. He also demanded Shego rip Kim's nose off to get a chip stuck on her face.
    • Earlier in the series, Drakken makes Evil Knockoff Clones of Kim, Ron, Rufus and Bonnie. He combined the DNA with a cobra, a rogue elephant, and his vicious dog, making them silent but vicious snarling duplicates.
    Ron: How many Bonnies are there?!
    • At one point, Drakken's planned to drain the Earth of its oxygen to sell back for money.
    • Drakken's plan to kill Kim in "Blush": spraying her with a deadly serum that will cause her to disappear every time she blushes.
  • Shego, who despite being Laughably Evil with her snarking, is a deadly and murderous international metahuman criminal that spews hot plasma as her trademark and with the potential to be much worse if she wasn't content to be a minion for hire. In at least one future, she became the absolute dictator of Earth, reducing it to a dilapidated wasteland where many fled to the Moon to escape her wrath, and those who didn't being fitted with shock collars and matching uniforms in the Bad Future. Nearly everyone wears a collar and she uses them at her leisure, notably when she's annoyed or bored (It doesn't happen often, but if it did...) She's also dominated all the other villains to serve as her minions and reduced Drakken to a genetically-modified manservant she tortures for kicks. Duff Killigan's entire body was presumably amputated so that he could become a cyborg.
  • Shego being willing to kill Martin Smarty, someone she literally tried to seduce seconds before.
  • Shego using a blender to attack Kim in "Two To Tutor".
  • The Synthodrones, especially when they die. They resemble humans but when even slightly punctured they spew green fluid and deflate like balloons before they die.
    • Special mention goes out to Eric's death. Once Rufus bites him on the ankle, unlike the Synthodrones' deaths, we actually get to see the whole thing happen: his face turns zombie-like and he begins to wither.
  • You can see Kim being Super OCD in "Coach Possible". When she takes over as Coach, she's scary. Even Ron admits that she's scary. After tiring out the Soccer Team, Jim and Tim can't feel their legs, and when Kim pats them on the shoulders, you can hear their Bones cracking. Ouch.
  • Ron's Mystical Monkey Power is hilarious anytime, but the fact that it can be used to kill people is scary, even if it is strictly used on really nasty enemies. Ron mainly holds back, but he actually broke the neck of Eric the Synthodrone with a kick that would have killed any normal person otherwise.
  • Nanny Nane's Baby Army. They may be Nightmare Retardant, but the way they go into a bar to capture and beat up people begging for mercy and perform a surprise attack on Kim and Ron is quite creepy.
  • "Attack Of The Evil Snowmen" is quite creepy. Think of the best things you could make in the snow and then imagine them suddenly coming after you. They can even make more of themselves!
    • Also, look at the end of the episode, and see what happens when other things are hit with the water that made the Snowmen evil.
  • The giant machine that destroys Kim's house in "Graduation Part 1" right as the Possible Family leaves.
  • Kim and Shego's Mood Whiplash in "Emotion Sickness". Both Ron and Drakken are creeped out by them, and when they go berserk, they were willing to do anything it took to kill them. Even worse when the science that made them do it was human science.
  • The Yono, an unstoppable avatar of destruction that looks like a talking monkey with a deep voice, and his ability to turn people to stone.
  • Monique's Near-Death Experience in "Fashion Victim".
  • Señor Senior, Sr. who comes off as an affable yet considerably sociopathic old man. His initial plan was to freeze Kim and Ron to death, and then freeze everyone at the club he was banned from. Not to mention all of the Seniors' deadly booby traps installed into his house.
  • Kim's mutation in "The Full Monkey". She slowly turns into a talking humanoid monkey starting from her face and down to her limbs.
  • Adrenna Lynn. She performs the most death-defying stunts (even though she fakes them), but if the time she puts Ron in danger and Brick into a Near-Death Experience isn't enough, try her Laughing Mad Black Comedy.
  • The Teaser at the beginning of "The Fearless Ferret", full of The Un-Smile that everyone is infected with, even Rufus.
  • Ron under Dementor's Control when he wore the Battlesuit. He's forced to try and kill Kim despite being fully aware and trying to stop himself.
  • Ron when he's Zorpox. Not only does he prove to be a Badass and a Jerkass, but he actually gives Shego a bad case of What Have I Done. He also has his Mystical Monkey Power intact and has no compunctions about using it to harm others.
  • Evil Team Go. As if Kim didn't have enough trouble dealing with Shego when she had all of the powers, but now Kim has to deal with all the former good members, most of whom are more powerful than Shego herself when evilized.
    • Then there's the Death Glare Shego gives to Kim when she's accidentally zapped back into being evil again.
    • The above mentioned Zorpox makes a brief reappearance, and tries to zap an unsuspecting Kim with the Attitudinator. He misses, but imagine if he didn't. If Zorpox was terrifying enough, imagine what Evil Kim would've been like...
  • Kim actually leaves Drakken and Shego to drown on two occasions.
  • Kim being sucked into Drakken's underwater lair while in a current in the Lilo & Stitch: The Series Crossover episode "Rufus".
    • Jumba's description of Rufus (which he mistook for Experiment 607 aka Launch): to rip open the fabric of time and space, causing everything to collapse upon itself.
  • Kim and Shego's Creepy Monotone dialogue and blank smiles when they are under Drakken's Mind Control. Not to mention they can fully hear and be aware of what's going on while being completely helpless to resist.
  • The Bebe Bots' attempt to kill Kim in "Queen Bebe" by placing her on a conveyer belt and trying to crush her.
    • The Bebe Bots' disfigurement.
  • The Bebe Bots attacking Dr. James Possible in "Attack Of The Killer Bebes".
  • Kim getting eaten alive by the Monster of the Week in "Mother's Day". Fortunately, she survives.
  • Ron and Yori nearly getting dropped in lava in "Exchange".
    • Earlier on, Monkey Fist's mad laughter when he has the Lotus Blade.
  • Jackie becoming the Jackal in "Pain King vs Cleopatra".
  • The Shadow Discretion Shot of Drakken's Mutation.
  • Ron having a panic attack in Kim's Body's Point Of View when everyone swarms him/her with questions.
  • Shego's Slasher Smile when she finds out that Kim lost her memory in "Clean Slate". She was actually willing to kill her at that moment had it not been for Drakken.
  • The Phantom Monkey in "Overdue".
  • Ron's troubling flashbacks. First him with the mascot for Camp Wannaweep in "Monkey Fist Strikes", where we see a demented monkey and then in "Showdown at the Crooked D", where Ron was riding the horse at Smarty Mart.
  • Prior to Wade's Heroic BSoD, the way his systems were spiked were quite shocking and horrifying.
  • The Piranha Tank in "Naked Genius".
  • The Death Trap machines in "Fashion Victim"
  • The shot of Shego with a Slasher Smile while standing in front of the Diablo Army.
  • DNAmy and her mutants. They're a mix-matched collection of animal chimeras mixed in unnatural and disturbing ways, such as a dog mixed with a gorilla. Amy herself is a giddy yet insane Mad Scientist who at one point put her head on a gorilla body.
  • Kim's Psychotic Smirk at the end of So The Drama is just so, so wrong on Kim. Especially since she just kicked Shego to what would have been her death by electrocution and crushing under debris if Shego wasn't Made of Iron.note 
    Kim: You know what I hate most?
    Shego: That your date melted?
    Kim: Nah... You.
  • When Bonnie kisses Ron in "Homecoming Upset", Kim is the most furious we've ever seen her in the series.
    Kim: WHAT IS THE SITCH!?
    • Bear in mind, this is AFTER we saw Kim kick Shego off the roof in The Movie. And Shego hadn't trying playing around with Ron. Kim that pissed off might well have decided to stop holding back and finally unleash a can of whoopass on Bonnie. Fortunately, Bonnie crumbled from the combined stress of trying to face down a legitimately pissed off Kim, the failure of her gambit (since Kim flat out stated that she knew Ron wasn't cheating on her), and the fact that Brick Flagg had broken up with her for good, and Kim was too nice a person to let her have it once she started crying.
  • Drakken's two henchmen from "Mother's Day" are tied up after Kim and her mother escape. They're not seen again for the rest of the episode, and the Monster of the Week ate everything on the side Drakken and Shego parked their hovercraft.
  • Cyrus Bortel's inventions have been described as ferociously unethical, and rightly so:
    • The neuro-compliance chip, that makes someone who has it on their forehead just plain unable to disobey whoever is keyed to, no matter how idiotic the order is (Drakken once put a chip on Shego and ordered her to look around for a dodo bird, and she did even knowing it was extinct. She was also too busy looking for it to warn Drakken Kim was breaking in), and they know and remember everything. And the only counter is a device that disrupts all electronics. Shego's reaction as soon as the chip was removed was fully warranted.
      • And just to make things even worse-after all was said and done, Kim grabbed the two existing chips and used them on her own younger brothers to get them to sleep and get some rest herself. She apparently removed them as soon as she was rested, but still...
    • The silicon phase disruptor-that is, the aforementioned device that disrupts all electronics. Thankfully, it's quite large and hard to move around... And then Jim and Tim built a portable version.
    • The Electron Magneto Accelerator. We don't know what it does, but by the name it's either a particle cannon or a railgun.
    • The Moodulator chips, that forcibly alter the emotions of whoever they've been applied to according to the instructions from a remote. Kim and Shego are the (accidental) victims, and terrify Ron and Drakken with their mood swings... And then the chips get stuck on murderous rage.
    • And the worst part is that Bortel is not malicious at all: he doesn't want to take over the world, he just lacks ethics and common sense, to the point he failed to upgrade his lab security after Shego stole the neuto-compliance chip prototype and then went and tested the Moodulator on himself. The most sense he ever had was to put the Moodulator chips and their remote in a safe...
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