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Professor Shadow is a parody web review show that centers around Professor Jeremiah Shadow, a powerful, godlike entity who talks about movies, internet videos, and video games. He is joined by other characters such as Reviewbot, a modified Gamecube console that Professor Shadow added advanced artificial intelligence to, and Joe, a trigger happy skeleton with a distorted voice and a foul mouth.

The full series can be found on YouTube here.


Professor Shadow contains examples of:

  • Benevolent A.I.: Reviewbot is a loyal friend to Joe and Professor Shadow and is often portrayed as the voice of reason.
  • Black Comedy: Most of the humor in the series is edgy and offensive in some way or another.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "Hello, I'm Professor Shadow."
    • "Thanks for watching and have a crappy day!"
  • Caustic Critic: Some times they can brutally rip into things when reviewing them such as Breadwinners and Frosty Returns.
  • Cool Mask: It's never truly explained if Professor Shadow wears a mask or if the dark hood is actually his face.
  • Dem Bones: Joe the Skeleton is a walking and talking skeleton.
  • Jerkass: Jeremiah and Joe can be like this, often when in the competitive mindset.
  • Jump Scare: At the beginning of his Guardians of the Galaxy video.
  • No Indoor Voice: Professor Shadow yells A LOT. Especially when he's really mad.
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  • Old Master: Despite being an old wizard, Cellwind is able to kill droves of highly trained bodyguards with relative ease.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Professor Shadow and the wizard, Cellwind are old, even ancient beings that don't show many hints of old age in their appearance.
  • The Alcoholic: Professor Shadow is drunk in the Breadwinners review, however Joe and Reviewbot are rather unfazed implying that this is a regular occurrence.
  • Three Laws-Compliant: Averted as Reviewbot has made comments about destroying hospitals because he believes humans to be weak.
  • Trigger Happy: Joe is almost never seen without some type of firearm. When he's not shooting like a madman, he's probably still talking about guns in some way or another.

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