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Mr. Incredible gets blasted by a JDAM missile is a short CGI parody of The Incredibles created by Podel, which follows the exploits of the German-born Bob and his superhero alter-ego Mr Incredible: "The ultimate Dutch superhero".

Following his termination from his office job from spiking his bosses' coffee with Radium, Mr. Incredible takes it upon himself to destroy an "idiot robot" that is tearing through the city for cigarettes to steal, in an animated sequence whose quality can be best described as "... both professional-level and dogshit at the same time".

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  • Adaptational Heroism: Calling this an adaptation of The Incredibles is probably being generous to say the least, but assuming there is an actual plot to this, Mr. Huph in this video shows far more courage than he ever did in the original, actually pulling out a shotgun to shoot the Omnidroid with, though he's knocked down before he gets a chance to use it. He's also much more justified in firing Bob here, considering that Bob apparently put radioactive material in his boss's coffee, he's arguably getting off easy by just being fired and not arrested for attempted murder.
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  • Adaptational Villainy: While Bob did severely injure Mr. Huph in the original movie, it was in an impulsive fit of rage that he immediately regretted moments afterward, and he wasn't actually trying to kill him. Here, Mr. Huph accuses of deliberately trying to poison him by pouring radium in Mr. Huph's coffee.
  • Adaptational Wimp: Mr. Incredible lacks his Top-Heavy Guy Heroic Build from the original movie, doesn't seem to have Super Strength, and on top of that he does absolutely nothing to stop the Omnidroid's rampage. Hell, even Mr. Huph at least attempts to stop it by shooting it with a shotgun, albeit without success.
  • Censor Box: Honey has several covering her breasts and crotch, despite being fully clothed by the super suit.
    • A piece of popup text explains the reasoning behind the censor bars being that the video kept being flagged for demonetization.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: Frozone's dialogue in the short consists entirely of this.
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  • Death by Adaptation: Bob tells one of his coworkers that Helen is dead. Bob seems more mildly annoyed than heartbroken by it.
  • Drives Like Crazy: Mr. Incredible causes far more destruction than he prevents in his drive through the city, nearly running over dozens of people, knocking someone down with a dislodged tire, smashing straight through a glass bus stop and causing at least two massive explosions.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: A male news anchor proudly proclaims that Mr. Incredible "looks gorgeous and smells amazing." A background gag also shows that Frozone has a picture of Mr. Incredible hanging on the wall and circled with a heart.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus:
    • This video is absolutely smothered in product placement of all kinds, both of real-world and parodied brands.
    • From the very first scene of the video, we can see that nearly every cubicle in Bob's workplace features either a bath or toilet (one of which has had a fire lit in its bowl).
      • The toilet in Bob's own cubicle is installed into a support pillar a fair ways off the ground, with enough space beneath it to fit an entire desk. So much for privacy.
    • Mr. Huph's coffee cup is labeled "Push me into a sewage treatment facility." It's also handcuffed to his wrist, for some reason.
    • Mr. Incredible's GPS tracker has a special marker for "Helen's Sister."
    • Mr. Incredible and Frozone both have pictures of each other circled with a heart.
    • Pausing on Dash's report card shows that he received Fs for Maths, Science, Running and Brick Laying, but received As in Nihilism and Pipe Inspecting.
      • The grades themselves are attached to a letter from the President of the United States, who berates Mr. Incredible for conceiving a child "with an IQ worse than a dying (sic) racoon" and states that Dash is "a CIA asset in Iran".
    • The graph in Mr. Huph's office is labeled with non-numerical nonsense like "Sell Car", "Ask Mum for €5 for the bus", and "Live in a wet ditch."
  • Funny Background Event: There is never one scene for the short's duration that isn't chock-full of background chaos.
    • All of the security cameras at Bob's workplace are facing upwards at the ceiling.
    • In the overhead shot of the cubicles at the beginning, one of the employees is standing completely still and facing the wall for no reason.
    • One of the employees at another cubicle is working at his computer while fully dressed as Spider-Man. Another appears to be either hanging from the ceiling or inexplicably frozen in midair.'
  • Gainax Ending: After his "victory" monologue, Mr. Incredible is suddenly blown up by a missile that leaves him dead in the same Iranian ditch as he described earlier, while an excerpt from the introduction to the Unabomber's Manifesto on Industrial Society is read in the background.
Mr. Incredible died in complete agony and also the robot went home no one cared anyway.
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  • The Graph Shows the Trend: Mr. Huph has one in his office showing predicted company profit margins. Not only is the company so far in the red that the line has fallen below the lower boundaries of the chart, it actually continues of the paper and down the wall of his office.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: Mr. Huph shows very few obvious signs of illness despite handling and (presumably) drinking coffee laced with a highly radioactive element.
  • Mouth Full of Smokes: Mr. Huph briefly sports one as he looks on at Carl's House in the distance.
  • Must Have Nicotine: The sole reason that the robot is wreaking havoc on the city is to steal cigarette packets.
  • Not Even Bothering with the Accent: While Mr. Huph sounds vaguely accurate to his film portrayal and Mr. Incredible is described in the video as being a German-born Dutchman, Dash inexplicably sports an Australian accent.
  • Product Placement: Parodied. Every single frame of the video is slathered in manufacturers' logos, often chosen seemingly at random and placed in ways that make absolutely no sense in context.
  • Running Gag: Toilets, for whatever reason, are all over Bob's workplace. Every cubicle has one of them, he's shown shopping for a new one online, and even the picture on Mr. Huph's wall labeled "Employee of the century" is a framed photo of a toilet.
  • Secret Identity: Bizarrely inverted. Everyone seems to only know Bob as "Mr. Incredible" rather than by his given name even when he's out of costume, including his boss at work and his own son.
  • Shout-Out: The monologue about the Industrial Revolution at the end is taken directly from the Unabomber's Manifesto.
  • Stylistic Suck: The professionally lit, rendered and animated scenes with heavy amounts of environmental detail are directly contrasted by the uncanny character models, bizarre premise and a vast array of both deliberate and accidental oddities.
    • Certain scenes contain continuity errors or haven't been rendered properly, which are often handily pointed out by snippets of pop-up text.
  • Straw Nihilist: Mr. Incredible, apparently.
    Mr. Huph: What's your problem, idiot?
    Mr. Incredible: Life is an endless abyss with no purpose. We are all born to slave away for nothing and then we die in complete agony forever. (later in the video) Now to go back to my office job for another 46 years, and then die in some wet ditch in Iran.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: Mr. Incredible reacts to everything in this video, from his wife being dead to his son failing school to the city being destroyed by a giant robot, with the same exact detached apathetic boredom.
  • Useless Protagonist: Outside of his mad dash to reach the robot, Mr Incredible does very little to actually stop it, mostly resorting to standing around and calling in Frozone for assistance.