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"Let's rock... and ride!" Left to right: Modo, Throttle and Vinnie.

A cartoon about Martian mice who ride motorbikes. Wandering out in space after fleeing from their near-dead homeworld, Throttle, Modo and Vinnie are shot up by Plutarkians and crash-land in a Chicago scoreboard in the middle of a baseball game.

While attempting to find a mechanic to fix Throttle's bike, they find Charley's Last Chance Garage and stop in. They find that she's being bullied by a henchman of the show's Big Bad, an alien who calls himself Lawrence Limburger, to sign over the property. Mice step in, ass gets kicked, and they all get embroiled to save the planet from the ravening maw of the Plutarkian Empire (which apparently has a practice of strip-mining and carting off everything of value on and in a planet).

Biker Mice from Mars first aired in 1993 and ran for three seasons; thanks to having the same producer/distributor, New World/Marvel, it was also paired up with Iron Man: The Animated Series and Fantastic Four: The Animated Series as part of the Marvel Action Universe block. (Marvel Comics also published the Comic-Book Adaptation.) The show received a Revival in 2006; in this Sequel Series, the evil aliens are a felinoid race, the Catatonians. Both series were created by Rick Ungar, with the 2006 series sporting character designs (and redesigns) by comic book artist Bernie Wrightson. There is also a licensed Nintendo DS game. Another revival was announced in early 2023, to be co-produced by Ryan Reynolds.

Not to be confused with another motorcycle-riding mouse.

Biker Tropes from Mars:

  • 10-Minute Retirement: "Modo Hangs It Up" has Modo not feel like continuing the fight because he's been deceived into thinking that an innocent kid got hurt while he was fighting Limburger's goons. The kid in question was actually Limburger's nephew Marshall and he wasn't harmed at all.
  • 2D Visuals, 3D Effects: The Biker Mice's bikes are blatantly done in computer animation in the 2006 series.
  • 65-Episode Cartoon: The original series lasted 65 episodes, made over three seasons.
  • Abhorrent Admirer:
    • The episode "Hickory Dickory Doc" had Lawrence Limburger receive unwanted affections from a cavewoman.
    • In "Big Trouble" Greasepit develops a crush on Charley after seeing her covered in oil. It goes without saying that she wasn't thrilled.
    • Subverted in the 2006 series episode "It's the Pits". The Pit Boss's daughter Twinkle at first appears to be attracted to Modo, but when Modo begins to explain that he isn't ready for that kind of committment, Twinkle reveals that she really wanted to keep Modo as her pet and is disgusted by the idea that she would want Modo as her significant other.
  • Action Figure File Card: The Galoob toys from the original series had these.
  • Action Girl: Charley. Most of the time.
  • Actor Allusion:
    • In "The Motor City Maniac", Vinnie comments that he finds Napoleon Brie familiar for some reason, with Brie responding by suggesting that they may have gone to high school together. This is a reference to the fact that their voice actors Ian Ziering and Luke Perry both played characters on the teen drama Beverly Hills, 90210.
    • In the third part of "Once Upon a Time on Mars", the Biker Mice get into an argument on what kind of maneuver to use to destroy the Plutarkian Tug Transformer, all of their suggestions being allusions to their voice actors. Vinnie (voiced by Ian Ziering) suggests the Zip-Zapping Ziering Zero, Modo (voiced by Dorian Harewood) suggests the Harewood Crooked 10, and Throttle (voiced by Rob Paulsen) insists on using the Rob-bobbin' Paulsen Doggle 2.
    • In "Pwetty Wady" Brie tries out some new masks: one looks like Luke Perry, his voice actor.
    • Simon Templeman playing Sir Mordred.
  • The Ahnold: The Exterminator (more than a passing reference) and one of the Loogey Brothers.
  • Aliens Love Human Food: The titular characters loved hot dogs and root beer. So much so that they ate it at practically every meal. Even breakfast.
  • Aliens Steal Cable: Martian mice steal Earth radio (supposedly where they learned English), and Limburger tries to emulate old Earth gangsters.
  • Alternative Foreign Theme Song: The Japanese version has "Gone With the Wind" for the opening and "Stay With You Tonight" for the ending.
  • Always Chaotic Evil:
    • Not a single one of the Plutarkians in the original 1993 cartoon have any redeeming qualities. Pretty much all of them are greedy, power-hungry jerks.
    • Subverted with the Catatonians in the 2006 revival. See Not Always Evil.
  • Ambiguously Human: Limburger's minions Dr. Karbunkle and Greasepit may appear to be human at first glance, but "Once Upon a Time on Mars" reveals in flashbacks that the two have worked for Limburger ever since he was still on Mars, which suggests that they may be Human Aliens. Lampshaded in the 2006 series episode "Once Upon a Time on Earth", where Dr. Catorkian asks Karbunkle if he is human and Karbunkle answers with "Of course I am....I think."
  • Anachronism Stew: "Hickory Dickory Doc" makes the classic mistake of depicting dinosaurs and cavemen living in the same era. For bonus points, the age is identified as "four or five milliion years" in the past, making it both too old for humans and too recent for dinosaurs.
  • Anti-Villain: Fred the Mutant is not really evil, he's just in a bad company. Greasepit may also fit.
  • Arrow Catch: Vinnie does one, with his teeth in "Once Upon a Time on Mars".
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: Grease Pit tries to justify to a judge why the mice are to be locked up. Various heinous crimes are listed, such as kidnapping the mayor, blowing up a diamond store...and trespassing with malice and forethought on the steel foundry's property. Oh, and they held up a toy store. And resisted arrest. Yeah.
  • Artificial Limbs: Modo's right arm is robotic.
  • Art-Shifted Sequel: The 2006 revival has different character designs from the original 1993 series.
  • Ask a Stupid Question...: Charley's Catchphrase.
  • Attack Pattern Alpha: The Biker Mice often have a planned attack pattern for their strategies.
  • Badass Biker: Well, DUH. The title protagonists ride motorcycles.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: Subverted in "Stone Broke". Limburger succeeds in getting Camembert to give him funding again, but he also faces the wrath of Stonecutter for not paying her.
  • Bad Moon Rising: On Mars, though Phobos (Deimos?) is normally red.
  • Band of Brothers: A trio of guys who survived a war and being marooned out in space for nobody-knows-how-long without killing each other? Sounds about right.
  • Base on Wheels: The guys' 2006 base, the Big Rig is a truck with a mobile base in the trailer.
  • Batman Cold Open: Many episodes begin with the Biker Mice confronting Limburger before the opening titles. The 2006 series would have similar instances involving the new antagonists Ronaldo Rump and the Catatonians.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: While escaping from Catatonians in the 2006 series episode "Changes", Stoker says he'd love to see Rump's face. Rump ends up catching him and he says he should be careful what he wishes for.
  • Bee-Bee Gun: "Modo Hangs It Up" begins with Karbunkle testing a gun that fired bees, only for it to be mistakenly fired at Limburger after yet another skirmish with the Biker Mice.
  • Berserk Button: All three of them react very, very badly if you threaten their bikes or Charley. But you really, really don't wanna piss off Modo, so please don't call him a rat.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Modo is a good example of this trope. He has a soft heart but it's a very bad idea to piss him off. Vinnie even lampshades this in "Steelfinger":
    Vinnie: Whoa, remind me never to get Modo really mad at me.
  • BFG: MOAR GUNS. Vinnie loves his guns. Oh yes.
  • Big Bad: In the original 1993 series, the main villain is Lawrence Lactavius Limburger, who happens to be a member of a race of fish-like aliens called Plutarkians.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: In the 2006 revival, the main antagonists are the Catatonians and Ronaldo Rump, with Limburger occasionally returning to attempt revenge against the Biker Mice.
  • Bittersweet Ending: How "Turf Wars", the final episode of the 2006 series, ends. Mars finally has its water restored, but Vinnie's girlfriend Harley apparently sacrificed herself to prevent the regenerator from causing Olympus Mons to erupt after she returns to her senses. Somewhat mitigated by Charley raising the possibility that Harley could still be alive, but it still counts.
  • "Blackmail" Is Such an Ugly Word: Or, as Ronaldo Rump says in the 2006 series episode "Between Rump and a Hard Race", kidnapping is such a harsh word. He prefers to describe Charley as a "reluctant guest".
  • Bland-Name Product:
    • In "Lake Michi-Gone", Limburger has a scheme where he pollutes Earth's water to sell it to Plutark as "designer drinking water". He calls it "Limburger's Perilous Mineral Water—but we only see the "Perri" part of the label. It requires a spelling error, but that aside...
      • The same episode also gives us Dodge's grille guard in a blink-and-you'll-miss-it shot.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: The three mice are all very strong and fun-loving, though Vinnie's the biggest example.
  • Bowdlerise: Inverted with the Italian dub: Root beer is treated as the alcholic kind, and Never Say "Die" is averted more often.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Happens at the end of "Lake Michi-Gone" when Limburger is ordered to dry off Lord Camembert's backside. "OH, TURN THAT CAMERA OFF!"
  • Broke Episode: In "Stone Broke", Camembert cuts Limburger's funding, forcing the latter to move from Limburger Plaza to a trailer until he gets the funding back. By the end of the episode, Limburger gets his funding again but not on time to keep Stonecutter's paycheck from bouncing and she retaliates by demolishing Limburger Plaza.
  • Bruiser with a Soft Center: All three of them are tough guys who are soft deep down, but Modo is the best example.
  • Butt-Monkey: Fred the Mutant, Dr Karbunkle's test subject, pet, punching bag. It is rare for him to go an episode without having some horrific injury befall him. To be fair, he usually enjoys it.
    • Poor Greasepit, however, is a even bigger one and he doesn't get any pleasure from it.
    • Of the three Biker Mice Vinnie was the most probable to have his ego blows up in his face. Annoyingly, this was made more evident in the sequel.
  • The Cake Is a Lie: "Hard Rock" has Limburger promise Hard Rock that if he works for him again, he will spare his girlfriend Darla and the Biker Mice. Limburger later reveals that he lied about his promise.
  • Camera Abuse: Various occasions where Grease Pit's, well, grease splatters the camera.
  • Catch and Return: In "Once Upon a Time on Mars", Throttle at one point catches a goon's mace, then throws it back.
  • Cats Are Mean:
    • The 1993 series had a one-shot villain named Cat Scan, who was an alien cat with Psychic Powers.
    • Most of the Catatonians in the 2006 series qualify as villainous cats, with the exception of the tribe living on Saturn's moon Titan in "Surfer Cats of Saturn", who are more benign and defected from Catatonia out of disgust at the rest of their race's evil ways.
  • Children Are Innocent: Most children seen in the series are kindhearted and well-meaning, except for one. Limburger's nephew Marshal from "Modo Hangs it Up" isn't nicknamed "The Monster" for nothing.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: There are some characters from the 1993 series that are unaccounted for in the 2006 revival.
    • Fred the Mutant is nowhere to be seen in the revival, save for a cameo in "Once Upon a Time on Earth" when the villains' plan to use Stoker's regenerator to turn aliens into humans is revealed.
    • Four-By, the ally of the Biker Mice who fights to bring an end to the Pit Boss' reign of terror, is oddly not present in "It's the Pits", the one episode of the 2006 series featuring the Pit Boss. Most likely because Pit Boss had relocated to Kansas City and Four-By stayed in Chicago.
    • Even though Napoleon Brie returns in the three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Earth", his main henchman Number One is completely absent.
  • Clip Show: Both series had some episodes that recycled clips from older episodes.
    • The 1993 series episodes "The Tribunal", "The Inquisition", "Villain of the Year", "Mad Scientist Wanted", and "Academy of Hard Knocks".
    • The 2006 series episodes "Carbine's Conundrum" and "Cat and Mouse", the former of which, oddly enough, also used clips from episodes that had yet to air, indicating that some episodes aired out of production order.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Brie's Number One seems to be this—he went from dispatching goons to almost killing Grease Pit in a matter of moments in his introduction—but because it's a kids' show, he doesn't get to, ahem, demonstrate it.
  • Conjunction Interruption
  • Conveyor Belt of Doom: With bonus Fanservice thanks to a glorious camera angle.
  • Conspicuously Light Patch
  • Conveniently Empty Building: Limburger Tower. See Running Gag.
  • Cool Bike: As we've already said, DUH. Not only are they armed enough to take over a city and have an AI allowing them to move and fight when their riders aren't on them, but thanks to Charley's modification thay can fly and drive on water.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: Limburger in the original series. The sequel series includes a recurring villain named Ronaldo Rump and a parody of Sir Richard Branson.
  • Cross-Cultural Handshake: The traditional Plutarkian greeting, which has to be seen to be believed.
  • Darker and Edgier: Compared to both Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) and the other Teenage Mutant Samurai Wombats series. The episodes about the heroes' Dark and Troubled Past during the war against the Plutarchians are more serious and dramatic than usual — and sometimes downright tragic.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: In the 2006 revival, Stoker is dressed in black when he is Nightshift, but is still one of the good guys.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Charley has her own moments of giving snarky comments, mainly regarding Vinnie, but it's Limburger who delivers this most, usually having him snark about dealing with his incompetent minions.
    Greasepit: You wanted to see me, boss?
    Limburger: No, but sometimes I have to.
  • Demoted to Extra: With the Catatonians becoming the main villains in the revival, this results in Lawrence Limburger, Dr. Karbunkle, and Greasepit appearing in much fewer episodes and no longer being as important to the series.
    • Rimfire only appears in one episode of the revival.
    • Greasepit gets it the worst out of the original villains. He was not working for the Pit Boss with Limburger and Karbunkle, he reappears with no explanation in "Once Upon a Time on Earth", doesn't say or do anything of note or import and nobody really acknowledges his presence.
  • Desert Punk: Mars at present, though it wasn't always that way—and getting it restored serves as a small subplot.
  • Despair Event Horizon: All three Biker Mice cross this in "Once Upon a Time on Mars", feeling there isn't a point to keep fighting after their base has been conquered, Stoker was brainwashed, Mace was revealed to be a traitor, almost all of their comrades have been captured and themself barely menaged to escape from Karbunkle's lab.
  • Destructive Saviour: The Biker Mice don't seem to care how much property damage they cause when they fight against bad guys. Eight times out of ten it's their property anyway.
  • Does Not Like Spam: The Biker Mice hate cheese.
  • Doomy Dooms of Doom: The Pit of Everlasting Doom in the three-part episode "Back to Mars". Not a Bottomless Pit as you would expect, but just a spike-filled pit, which makes the "everlasting" part a bit out of place.
  • The Dreaded Toilet Duty: Lawrence Limburger fails to secure all of Chicago as a Plutarch mining colony. The Plutarch regent declares You Have Failed Me, and sets Lawrence to cleaning the Plutarch spacecraft's bathrooms, which are huge and filthy, as a punishment detail.
  • Early-Installment Weirdness:
    • Several examples in the first episode "Rock and Ride".
      • Throttle states that most of the Martian mice were wiped out. While he doesn't go into detail, his statement seems to imply that he, Vinnie, and Modo are the sole survivors of their race, which is contradicted by the subsequent appearances of other Martian mice like Throttle's girlfriend Carbine and Modo's nephew Rimfire.
      • Dr. Karbunkle is said to be responsible for Modo losing his arm, but it is suggested that Modo got his robotic prosthetic himself. This is eventually contradicted in a flashback in the episode "Verminator" and the three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Mars", where it is shown that Karbunkle actually made Modo's robotic arm himself.
      • Throttle mentions both Modo and Vinnie's injuries in their fight for Martian freedom, but makes no mention of his own synthetic eyes.
      • Greasepit's voice sounds more gruff and less dim-witted than it does in later episodes.
      • Throttle, Vinnie, and Modo are shown flying in space with no apparent concern over the survival of their planet, when later episodes make it clear that in addition to stopping the Plutarkians from destroying Earth, they also wish to undo the destruction Mars suffered at the hands of the Plutarkians.
      • The X-Terminator is hinted as being a robot invented by Karbunkle, while later episodes showed him as an independent supervillain.
    • When Carbine made her debut in the "Back to Mars" three-parter, it's implied that she receive her scar shortly after Throttle, Vinnie, and Modo originally left Mars. The three-part finale "Once Upon a Time on Mars" later showed that she had the scar when the three were still on their home planet.
    • Also, the conversation Throttle has with Carbine in "Back to Mars" ( as well as the theme song ) suggests he, Modo and Vinnie left Mars as soon as they escaped Karbunkle's lab. Once again "Once Upon a Time on Mars" shows this is not the case.
  • Elmuh Fudd Syndwome: One way Napoleon Brie is distinguishable from other Plutarkians (aside from being shorter) is that he tends to pronounce R's as W's.
  • Elvis Has Left the Planet: The series got close enough with the villain Evil Eye Weevil, who claims to be Elvis' alien brother.
  • Embarrassing First Name: In "Hard Rock", Hard Rock's girlfriend Darla reveals that her boyfriend's real name is Booboo. The Biker Mice even laugh at this revelation.
  • Enemy Mine: In the last part of "Back to Mars", Limburger allies with the mice to defeat Brie (well, technically it was more about the mice using him as a way to enter the tower without being seen); on the other end of the spectrum, Karbunkle (somewhat against his will) betrays Limburger to work for Brie. Limburger also makes use of this trope in the same episode in convincing Number One, Brie's dragon, that he's taking over his position.
    • He also teamed up with the mice to defeat The Pulverizer, who took control of his operation.
      • And again in Karbunkle's case, who originally worked for Limburger's old boss, Dominic T. Stilton (as shown in "Once Upon a Time, on Mars"), and harbored a blatant dislike for Limburger.
  • Earth-Shattering Kaboom: The Plutarkians have a weapon designed to do just that, called the "planetary pulverizer". It can also be programmed to smaller blasts capable of destroying a city.
  • Evil Costume Switch: Done by Harley in "Turf Wars", the last episode of the 2006 revival. Ever since siding with the Nomad Rats because she believed the Biker Mice abandoned her, Harley ditches her original attire for black tights and a purple mask to cover the scars on her face that she gained during the Plutarkian invasion.
  • Evil Smells Bad: The Plutarkians are a race of malevolent fish-like aliens and they all smell awful. The Loogie Brothers and Amoral Attorney Perry Provoloni are also said to smell so foul that their stench offends even other Plutarkians.
  • Evil vs. Evil: Limburger and Brie are both Plutarkians trying to strip mine Earth, but as old rivals they ofter try to conquer the other's city.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: The protagonists are Mice that came from the planet Mars who ride motorcycles.
  • Expressive Mask: Vinnie's metal face plate somehow doesn't keep him from having a decent range of facial expressions.
  • Eye Scream: Throttle has synthetic (and without his sunglasses, largely useless) eyes, and Modo has a properly functioning synthetic eye, whereas his other eye is simply missing and he uses an eyepatch to cover it. Their real ones were damaged in the same blast that took Modo's arm and half of Vinnie's face.
  • Face–Heel Turn: In the finale of the 2006 series, it is revealed that Vinnie's old girlfriend Harley had gone rogue and sided with the Rats because she was disfigured in an accident after the Biker Mice originally left Mars and she believed that they abandoned her. She ultimately sees the error of her ways, but unfortunately gets supposedly killed after she stops the regenerator from going critical.
  • Fake Defector: In "Steelfinger", Modo pretends to join the bad guys in order to find out what Limburger's latest scheme is. He is told to prove his loyalty by shooting Throttle and Vinnie. He does and Limburger is pleased. Of course, they were actually dummies.
  • Faking the Dead: Lawrence Limburger faked his death in the episode "My Cheese is Quick" to avoid paying his taxes and to get Charley arrested for supposedly murdering him.
  • False Reassurance: In the episode "Law of the Pits", the mice told Lawrence Limburger they'd not destroy Limburger Plaza that time. Four-By, a man Limburger had framed in that episode used his truck to drag the tower to the pit.
  • Family-Friendly Firearms: Lasers, kapew kapew. No bullets whatsoever.
  • Fanservice: In general, the titular Biker Mice are muscular and wear no shirts, but there are specific examples worth mentioning as well as fanservice from the female characters.
    • In "Steelfinger", Modo attends a costume party at Limburger's, dressed in a tuxedo, where he proves to be a huge hit with the women present. Several of them cannot stop swooning over him and even faint in his presence, especially after he easily takes out an attacking Greasepit and looking suave and smooth while doing so.
    • In "The Masked Motorcyclist", Charley gets past Throttle, Vinnie, and Modo's insistence that she stay out of the action by disguising herself with a helmet and a catsuit. All three mice are not exactly shy in expressing their attraction towards the mysterious female.
    • "Seeds of Victory" has a scene where Carbine takes a shower and another scene where a closeup of her rear is seen in the foreground.
    • "The Stalkers" starts out with a young human couple in a car and Throttle on his bike next to the car's passenger side as they wait on a traffic light. The attractive woman looks at Throttle, who reveals his face to her, calls her beautiful and then rides on, with the woman left swooning after him, much to her companion's shagrin.
  • Feud Episode: The original series episode "Test of Friendship" had Evil Eye Weevil use his hostility ray to turn the Biker Mice against one another until Charley is able to make them reconcile.
  • Final Exchange: One of the first mooks that Doctor Karbunkle sends is a Terminator Expy, complete with stilted Austrian accent. Throttle tricks the mook into driving a motorcycle into a vat of Hollywood Acid. Just before its head is submerged, the robot intones, "I'll be back." Throttle responds, "Don't forget to write."
  • Fish People: The Plutarkians are a race of fish aliens.
  • Flash Back: Throttle occasionally narrates flashbacks to events that happened on Mars prior to his, Modo's, and Vinnie's arrival on Earth. This most notably happens in "Hard Rock", where they are seen comforting a small family after their home is destroyed by Hard Rock, and in the three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Mars", where the flashbacks give more detailed information on the Martian mice's war with the Plutarkians and what Vinnie, Throttle, and Modo went through before they left their planet.
  • Flaw Exploitation: Limburger tries this several times. One of the most notable examples would be in "Modo Hangs it Up", where he has his nephew Marshal disguise himself as a human boy and fake getting injured during the Biker Mice's battle with Limburger's thugs so that Modo's doting love for children will drive him into a Heroic BSoD over the guilt of letting a child get hurt while battling baddies.
  • Forgotten Phlebotinum: In "The Hairy A-Bomb" Vinnie reveals he kept a piece of the tetra-hydrocarbon that they gave to A-Bomb. It's never seen again.
    • In "Once Upon a Time on Mars" it's revealed Dr. Karbunkle gave Stoker a prosthetic tail that he could make longer to ensnare enemies and generate energy shocks through it. He had his normal tail back in the revival.
  • Four Fingered Hand: Humans are drawn with five fingers, but Karbunkle is not. It does lend weight to the theory he is a Human Alien.
    • When Lawrence Limburger is in his human disguise, he wears white four-fingered gloves to cover his clawed hands, but nobody seems to notice his lack of fifth fingers anyways.
  • Friend to All Children: Modo is very fond of children.
  • Fully-Dressed Cartoon Animal: All the non-human characters except Fred the Mutant are anthropomorphic animals who wear clothes.
  • Gainax Ending: The 2006 series episode "Desperado" ends with everything becoming Deliberately Monochrome and a Rod Serling lookalike to step in and narrate the end as if it were an episode of The Twilight Zone (1959).
  • Gentle Giant: Modo is the largest of the Biker Mice, but still very good-natured.
  • The Ghost: The Catatonian Supreme Commander's voice is heard over a communicator in one episode but is never seen.
  • Go-Go Enslavement: Attempted with Charley, in "Back to Mars", but it doesn't go so well. Charley is so infuriated by Slobber the Mutt's attempt at making her wear a revealing outfit that she beats him up and tosses him into a mud pit.
  • Good Animals, Evil Animals: The mice are always good (except for their government and one rat traitor), while the Plutarkians and most of the Catatonians are always evil.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: Limburger wears cheese wedge-print boxers, while Greasepit wears pink heart-print boxers or pink teddy bear-print briefs, depending on the episode.
  • Government Conspiracy: While initially presented as a straight-up invasion, the Plutarkians' arrival on Mars is later on alleged to be allowed by the Martian government.
  • Grand Finale:
    • The 1993 series concluded with a three-part episode called "Once Upon a Time on Earth". While it didn't exactly end the conflict, it had the Biker Mice's latest battle with Limburger serve as a framing device to a series of flashbacks explaining what the Biker Mice went through before they left Mars and ended up on Earth.
    • The 2006 series technically has two episodes that work as an ending to the show.
      • The first is the three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Earth", where the Biker Mice finally put the kibosh on the Catatonians and Ronaldo Rump as well as their old enemy Lawrence Limburger.
      • The second finale is the final episode "Turf Wars", where the Biker Mice return to Mars to finally use the Regenerator to restore the planet only to deal with their old enemies the Nomad Rats, who want to do the same on their own terms.
  • Gravity Is a Harsh Mistress: Occurs in the original series in the episode "Below the Horizon" when the Biker Mice get onto their motorcycles and Vinnie is implied to suffer a Groin Attack when he lands on his bike.
  • Happy Rain: In "Back to Mars", where the ice asteroids become rain and bring water back to Mrs.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Hard Rock from the episode of the same name used to cause destruction on other planets for Plutark, but decided to go straight prior to the series start. Limburger kidnaps his girlfriend to get him to work for him again.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: The mice initially get this treatment on Mars in "Back to Mars", due to Napoleon Brie sending edited footage framing the Biker Mice for aiding Lawrence Limburger as part of a ploy to eliminate them and Limburger in one fell swoop.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In the revival finale "Turf Wars", Harley eventually comes to her senses after realizing what damage will result from using the regenerator to make Olympus Mons erupt, but she is supposedly killed by some lava afterwards.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: The better half of "Modo Hangs It Up" is Modo losing faith in his ability to fight Limburger's goons without letting anyone get hurt.
  • Hidden Depths: In the original series episode "The Reeking Reign of the Head Cheese", Modo understands enough about law to make his own defense in court, thanks to watching L.A. Law back-to-back three times in a row.
  • Hollywood Tactics: Subverted. At first seems played straight, as both the Freedom Fighters, the Rats, the Plutarkians and the old Martian Army fight by either charging at the enemy or standing and firing, but there are reasons for three of them (the Plutarkians are crappy infantry but have a lot of firepower, so standing covered in their vehicles and bases and firing lasers and artillery is a good choice for them, the Freedom Fighters charges with bikes gives mobility to a force with little manufacturing base fighting an enemy heavily dependant on artillery, and the Rats serve to cover the Plutarkians from the FF), and the one faction that doesn't, the Army, is shown getting its ass kicked hard until they adopt the Freedom Fighters' tactics.
    • Averted by the Catatonians: they use real world combined arms tactics, and are shown having the advantage in pitched battles while vulnerable to guerilla attacks.
  • Hope Sprouts Eternal: In the original series three-parter "Back to Mars", the planet has new plant life grow as a sign that there is still hope for Mars to recover from the damages caused by the Plutarkian invasion.
  • Humanoid Animals: The mice, the rats, the dog-hyena-people Sand Raiders, the Catatonians and the Plutarkians all fit the trope of beings that happen to be humanoid animals.
  • Hunting the Most Dangerous Game: In "Stalkers", the titular Stalkers attempt to hunt the Biker Mice.
  • Hurricane of Puns: YES.
    Modo: The scissor warehouse?
    Vinnie: Time to 'cut' to the chase!
  • I Always Wanted to Say That
  • The Igor: Fred the Mutant, assistant to Dr. Karbunkle. He means good, but god is he one creepy pain-loving ... something.
  • "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: Harley to Stoker in "Once Upon a Time, on Mars".
    • Charley does it with the Verminator, a robot with Vinnie's mind but made evil by Karbunkle's Evil Accellerator.
    Charley: You are a sweet, kind, generous mouse who would never hurt his friend! And there is no way Karbunkle can make you do that!"
  • I Lied: In "Hard Rock", Hard Rock agrees to work for Limburger again if he spares Darla and the Biker Mice. As soon as he leaves, Limburger gives the order to "dispose of them- slowly, and painfully."
    Throttle: What? You gave your word!
    Limburger: If my word was worth anything, I wouldn't be much of a villain, now would I?
  • Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy: Frequently.
  • Indy Ploy
    Modo: What? I don't remember that one.
    Throttle: No surprise there, buddy—I'm makin' this one up as I go.
  • Insult Friendly Fire: In "The Reeking Reign of the Head Cheese, Part 2", Lawrence Limburger refers to the Biker Mice as "repulsive rodents", unintentionally offending Tunnel Rat in the process.
  • Interspecies Romance: Played down. It's undeniable over the course of the series, Vinnie grows to care for Charley, and not just cause he finds all women attractive. Charley however often shuts him down. Though she eventually sees past Vinnie's macho-exterior for the sweetheart he is.
    • He even accidentally called her "Harley", his old flame on Mars. Charley wasn't upset, and told Vinnie it was the nicest compliment he's ever given her.
  • Intimidating Revenue Service: After Charley reported Limburger to them in "My Cheese is Quick", his tower was seized (i.e. some helicopters ripped it from the floor). Limburger tried to invoke the fact he had power and influence but the agent said Al Capone also had them.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold:
    • Hard Rock, who was one once but doesn't really want to be a minion of the Plutarkians now. He even has a cute and sweet Love Interest to come home to.
    • Vinnie, frequently. He shoves his foot into his mouth several times, but he really means well.
    • Carbine comes off as very strict and judgmental at times, but she's proven that she really does care for her boyfriend Throttle and her main goal is to put an end to the wars and drought that plague Mars.
  • Lampshading: "You were expecting, maybe, turtles?" and "This is stupid macho man stuff, remember?", among many others.
  • Large Ham: Many characters have their moments of being loud and dramatic, but Limburger gets the foul-smelling cheese cake.
  • Last of His Kind: "Seeds of Victory" has Carbine come to Earth to try and recover the last sample of the Martian pinkseed from Limburger's museum because it is the only plant that the Martian squirrel bat eats. With some difficulty, the Biker Mice manage to get the plant back from Limburger and help Carbine bring it back to Mars alongside the Martian squirrel bat, with seedlings recovered so that both species have a chance at thriving.
  • Latex Perfection:
    • The Plutarkians stationed on Earth manage to successfully disguise themselves as humans using masks, most notably with Lawrence Limburger. Taken to an extreme when Grease Pit wears Limburger's mask with no appreciable difference between them—aside from the neck down.
    • Also, Mace, a Rat, convincingly disguises himself as a Martian mouse in "Once Upon a Time, on Mars".
  • Leeroy Jenkins: All three Biker Mice have a tendency to rush into the fray without thinking first, but Vinnie's the worst.
  • Licensed Game:
    • The original series had a racing game for the SNES where the player could play as Throttle, Vinnie, and Modo as well as Lawrence Limburger, Greasepit, and Dr. Karbunkle.
    • The 2006 revival had a tie-in game for the PlayStation 2 as well as the Nintendo DS.
  • Life-or-Limb Decision: In "Verminator", Modo has to remove his bionic arm to avoid getting run over by a truck. He gets a new arm in the end of the episode.
  • Love Redeems: Hard Rock from the episode of the same name used to be a minion of the Plutarkains who used his guitar to level entire cities on Mars, but is now reformed and has a girlfriend named Darla.
  • Love Triangle: Stoker, Harley and Vinnie from "Once Upon A Time On Mars".
  • Male Gaze: In the episode "Seeds of Victory", a scene where Carbine and Charley are underground shows a brief closeup of Carbine's rear in the foreground.
  • Merchandise-Driven: The original cartoon had a toyline, a Comic-Book Adaptation courtesy of Marvel Comics, and a SNES game.
  • "Metaphor" Is My Middle Name: In "Rock and Ride", Greasepit remarks "Who's gonna make me?" after Vinnie orders him to leave Charley alone. Vinnie replies by stating that "Who's gonna make me" is his middle name.
  • Missing Mom: Stoker is revealed to have a daughter named Spitfire in the 2006 series in the three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Earth", but absolutely no mention is made of Spitfire's mother.
  • The Mole: Mace turned out to be a rat inflitrating the Mice for the Plutarkians.
  • Monster of the Week: Not always, but reused a few times. Evil Eye Weevil, for example.
  • Mooks: Endless hordes of bald-and-ponytailed biker gang mooks.
  • Momma's Boy: Modo loves his mother to the point that he frequently quotes her advice.
  • Motorcycle Jousting: When the Biker Mice traveled back in time they had to fight with their bikes in a tournament against Limburger's robotic knights to save Camelot. The effect was even greater since they were wearing the armors Charley built for them.
  • Musical Episode: The 2006 series episode "Turf Wars", which also serves as the Grand Finale, is done in the style of a rock opera and is loaded with musical numbers.
  • Myth Arc: The 2006 revival had an ongoing story arc about the Biker Mice looking for Stoker so they can get his invention the regenerator and use it to end the drought on Mars while also steering clear of the Catatonians and Ronaldo Rump, who want the regenerator for their own purposes.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Evil Eye Weevil is but one villain on the show with a sinister-sounding name.
  • The Napoleon: Napoleon Brie in the original series, Hairball in the Revival.
  • Never Say "Die": Typical of 90s cartoons. "Destroy", "demolish", "tear them apart", etc. are substituted, as per standard.
    • Actually, this trope is more zig-zagged than anything… episodes like "The Pit" and "So Life Like" freely used "kill" and "die", while others were this trope.
    • In another aversion, the episode "So Life Like" features Limburger summoning the cartoon villain Deathmaster.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: Well, duh.
  • No More for Me: In the 2006 series episode "Changes", a bum tosses away his drink upon witnessing Stoker's transformation.
  • No Romantic Resolution: It's unknown whether or not Charley returns Vinnie's affections.
  • Non-Lethal Warfare: Everything. Lasers pew pew pew. Even the missiles are harmless.
  • NOT!: Sweet Georgie Brown exclaims "NOT!" in the beginning of the episode "Road Ravens" shortly after declaring that he'll play some easy listening music.
  • Not Always Evil: While most of the Catatonians are very unpleasant, the episode "Surfer Cats of Saturn" has the Biker Mice get mistakenly teleported to Saturn, where they meet a tribe of Catatonians who defected from their race because they did not approve of their plans to invade Mars. The Biker Mice get along with them just fine.
  • Oh, Crap!: Instances of a character reacting badly to the realization that they are screwed has happened quite a few times.
    • Happens to Limburger almost every time when his tower is about to get destroyed.
    • The Pulverizer gets this when he hits Throttle's Berserk Button.
  • Origins Episode: Both series had an episode devoted to explaining things about certain characters' pasts.
    • The 1993 series three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Mars" heavily consists of flashback sequences that give more detailed explanations of how Modo lost his arm as well as revealing why Throttle always wears green sunglasses, why Vinnie wears a metal plate over half his face, and what the Biker Mice went through before they left Mars.
    • The 2006 series does this in the first part of the three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Earth", where they explain why the Catatonians went to war with the Martian mice and how Ronaldo Rump became rich.
  • Planet of Hats: All Plutarkians are evil, greedy bastard coated bastards with bastard filling.
  • Planetary Relocation: In the "Once Upon A Time on Mars" 3-parter, the Biker Mice have to thwart Lawrence Limburger's plan to move Earth into Plutark's orbit with the Plutarkian Tug Transformer. While on this mission, they recall how they once had to save Mars from a similar fate.
  • Previously on…:
    • In the original series, multi-part episode recaps are done by Karbunkle in "The Reeking Reign of the Head Cheese", Fred the Mutant in "Back to Mars", Greasepit in "Biker Knights of the Round Table", and Charley in "Once Upon a Time on Mars".
    • The 2006 Revival also has recaps for its multi-part episodes, with Carbine explaining what happened in the last part for the series premiere "The Adventure Begins" and Throttle, Vinnie, and Modo doing the job in the three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Earth".
  • Product Placement: The PAL version of the SNES game included loads of advertising for Snickers candy bars. This includes altered character sprites to show them holding Snickers bars, billboards plastered with the Snickers logo everywhere, and even a Snickers power-up that restored health.
  • Psycho for Hire: Limburger employs several of them to eliminate the Biker Mice. It never goes well.
  • Punny Name: Charley Davidson, whose name is a play on the Harley Davidson motorcycle brand.
    • Also The Big Cheese himself, Limburger.
  • Rated M for Manly: They ride motorcycles... check. Hardened, physically scarred survivors of a genocidal war carried out against their kind... check. Olympic athlete bodies, perpetually shirtless at least in part, and with superstrength... check. Hard rock intro... check. Their base is located under a baseball stadium and their diet consists of hot dogs and root beer (with the feeling that if the show wasn't for kids they'd drop the root part)... check. It's even sometimes lampshaded in the show itself.
  • Recycled In Space: The series has a startling resemblance to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, except the animals featured are from space.
  • La Résistance: The mice are from a group formed to stand up to the Plutarkian invasion, and Carbine now leads it. While the mice still had an army, the two often clashed. It's a wonder they're still together.
  • Rearrange the Song: The theme song of the revival is a remixed version of the original 1993 series' theme song.
  • Revival: The 2006 series is a continuation of the 1993 series.
  • Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: Po'ele served as a spy for the Catatonian forces and stole the Regenerator for them but Cataclysm rejects him, saying he doesn't trust traitors.
  • Rule of Cool: Definitely runs on this, if the innumerable one-liners and explosions weren't a give-away.
  • Running Gag: LOADS.
    • Almost every one of the named Plutarkians has a cheesy name. Ohohoho. Glorious.
    • Dr. Karbunkle has a new title of respect for Limburger every time they speak (Your Supreme Cheesiness, Your Thick-Sliciness, etc)
    • Limburger's evil headquarters is demolished once an episode by the Biker Mice. "High Rollin' Rodents" had the protagonists destroy the building at the BEGINNING of the episode, forcing Limburger to rebuild it over the course of the show, only to have it destroyed AGAIN at the end.
    • Grease Pit's pay—specifically the lack thereof.
    • Grease Pit slipping on his own grease—which happens almost every time we see him.
      • Given an extra gag in "The Pits" where every time he slips, he also breaks his piggy bank and has to count all his pennies back up.
    • Evil Eye Weevil breaking his fragile bones and his henchmen having to fix them.
    • The three-part finale "Once Upon a Time on Mars" has a running gag of Modo's nephew Rimfire disobeying someone and that person remarking "Remind me never to have kids". This is first done with Carbine, then with Modo, and afterwards done preemptively by Rimfire when he disobeys Harley. The very last occurrence of the gag has Rimfire say "Remind me never to have kids" in response to being teased for still being young.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here:
    • Presumably the reason why the Pit Boss left Chicago and moved to Kansas City, due to one too many defeats by the Biker Mice and Four-By.
    • When Limburger's plan to suck up everything non-Plutarkian off Earth failed, Lord Camembert called off the invasion, most likely having deemed the planet more trouble than it was worth.
  • Sequel Series: The 2006 series takes place several years after the 1993 series.
  • Series Continuity Error:
    • While the 2006 series is meant to be a follow-up to the original 1993 cartoon, Vinnie is depicted eating pizza in some episodes even though the original show established that the Biker Mice hated cheese and Modo's bike is named "Hardcase" instead of "Lil' Hoss".
    • In fact, there are several others: the 2006 episode "Drivers Ed" show the Biker Mice unable to drive a minivan because they can't use a clutch, yet in the original series episode "Road Raven" both Vinnie (with a broken arm, no less) and Throttle drove a truck with no problem.
    • The 1993 episode "Last Stand at The Last Chance" enstablish that Vinnie is allergic to cats, including aliens felines like Catscan. You'd think it would came up when fighting a whole race of them in the 2006 series…
  • Setting as a Character: A variation on this trope, though never expanded upon: the bikes are alive, and have feelings. When neglected, they buck their riders and sulk. Lil' Hoss (Modo's bike, the only named bike on the show) has the most AI.
  • Shout-Out: Both the 1993 series and the 2006 series have enough references to other works to justify its own page.
  • Stay in the Kitchen: On occasion, the Mice have this attitude towards Charlie. She's never seen as pleased with this, and she's at least as competent as the mice are — partially because they've got egos the size of Mars, and hers is much more realistic. In their defense, it's mainly because they don't want her to get hurt because they desperately need her mechanical skills.
  • Superman Stays Out of Gotham: The mice know that Limburger isn't the only Plutarkian in the U.S. yet they only concern themselves with Chicago.
  • Super Window Jump: Epitomized in Grease Pit's lament "Don't these guys ever use doors?"
  • Surprisingly Realistic Outcome: In "Below the Horizon" the mice jump off a gangway and land on their bikes...which proves to be very painful.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: Limburger's lamenting that "it's so hard to find good help these days". It also serves as a Catchphrase for him.
  • Swiss Bank Account: Lord Camembert hides money in the trope's Plutarkian counterpart.
  • Take That!:
    • In the 1993 episode "We Don't Need No Stinkin' City", Limburger orders Karbunkle to send him the stinkiest and nastiest crooks Plutark has to offer (he is referring to the Loogie Brothers). Karbunkle's response is to protest "Not The Smurfs!" To further hit the nail on the head, Limburger also dismisses Karbunkle's assumption by saying that the Smurfs are not suitable for fighting the Biker Mice at all.
    • Another episode of the original series, "Vicious Cycles", had Limburger take over Sweet Georgie Brown's radio station and ask a question that he anticipates the Biker Mice will call the station to answer. The question asks who the most annoying personality in pop music is, with most of the callers answering "Madonna".
    • In the Christmas Episode "Chill Zone", the mice (dressed as Santas) are listening to the wishes of some orphans: we came just in time to hear Throttle say "No way, man. You don't really want toys that look like waterclogged reptiles, do you?", making clear the kid asked for some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys. Ironically, Throttle's voice actor Rob Paulsen voiced Raphael for most of the 1987 animated series.
    • Speaking of TMNT, when using the water-riding accessory of their bikes, one of the mice would shout (or try to, as if he forgot it halfway) "COWABUNGA", leaving the other two to watch him confused.
    • "We're Going to Cheesyland" makes fun a lot of Disney, presenting them as money-hungry jerks who hate competition.
    • The 2006 series episode "Changes" has two. One is that Vinnie refuses to follow Stoker into the sewers because the sewer contains "big, mean, smartallecky turtles". Another one happens at the end of the episode, when Vinnie regrets not getting a chance to see Cats and Modo responds by groaning in disgust.
    • The 2006 series episode "Surfer Cats of Saturn" features another dig at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles where Vinnie objects to Tane calling him, Throttle, and Modo "dudes" on the grounds that only slimy reptiles should be called that, though he does eventually tell Tane that he's okay with him calling them "dudes" at the end of the episode.
  • Take This Job and Shove It: In "Test of Friendship", a woman affected by Evil Eye Weevil's hostility ray yells at her boss that he can take this job and shove it as she picks him up tosses him out the window.
  • Teleporters and Transporters: Limburger brings each Psycho for Hire to Earth using Karbunkle's teleporter.
  • Telescoping Robot: Each of the three bikes do this. Vinnie's flare-things also expand before being used.
  • Temporary Blindness:
    • Two mice get eye injuries. With Modo, it's only one, but Throttle gets both taken out. They are kindly "replaced" (necessary or not) by Dr. Karbunkle, but a malfunction in Throttle's eyes renders him blind. The sunglasses fix that.
    • It could be speculated that Modo also had both eyes taken out and had only one replaced, which could explain why it glows when he gets angry.
    • That or Karbunkle implanted something into his eye.
    • "Once upon a time on Mars" shows that Modo lost both eyes, one of which was replaced with a cybernetic implant synched to his new right arm. And Throttle's eyes were damaged in a way that made them hypersensitive to light at very least, forcing him to make new shades which would serve as a filter and, probably, aiming support system.
  • Theme Naming: Most Plutarkians have cheese-based names (Limburger, Brie); the Catatonians have cat-based names and the Mice are named after either weapons or motorcycle parts/terms.
  • Time Travel:
    • "Biker Knights of the Round Table" has the Biker Mice go back to medieval times.
    • "Hickory Dickory Doc" has the Biker Mice try to stop Limburger's plan to go back to the time of the dinosaurs so he can steal land from Chicago before the city existed.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: One suspects Fred the Mutant falls into this, given how much he enjoys getting injured or mutilated.
  • Totally Radical: All three Biker Mice (plus the radio station) have a tendency to use cheesy slang, but Vinnie takes the cake.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Throttle, Vinnie, and Modo love hot dogs and root beer.
  • Trumplica: In the 2006 revival, new character Ronaldo Rump joins forces with the Catatonians. He's a mash-up of Donald Trump and Ricky Ricardo, who used to be a used car salesman and has a giant butt.
  • Truth in Television: Mice actually don't eat cheese, which explains why our heroes hate it.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight:
    • The "ice asteroids" from "Back To Mars" are patently weird, but nobody pays it any mind. They are a minor plot point later on. They bring water back to Mars. Which isn't exactly the problem with the planet, but anyway...
    • Nobody in Chicago seems to care that there are three anthropomorphic mice with antennae riding around town on motorcycles. True, the guys usually wear their helmets but that doesn't hide the fact that they're covered in fur or have tails.
    • In one instance while the titular Mice are fighting a villain in the street, we see a civilian calmly check his watch and wander off as though nothing odd is happening.
  • Upgrade Artifact: The bikes get equipment upgrades quite often, courtesy of Charley's Wrench Wench-ery, in order to handle episode-specific theme problems.
  • Villain Team-Up: Brie and Limburger, to name one of many examples where two villains worked together.
  • Weirdness Magnet: Chicago is the target of alien and monstrous beings sent to rid Limburger of the mice, who are the only thing between him and gobbling everything up. Which makes one wonder how he was stopped before the mice got there.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: Um, the 8th episode. And Vinnie's outfit 90% of the time. Two green belts across your chest in a X shape don't count as a shirt.
    • All of them, really. Throttle's vest and Modo's chestplate are constructed seemingly to show off how outrageously muscular they are.
  • Wall Crawl: The Biker Mice are able to scale walls with their bikes.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Modo's bike Lil' Hoss can't stand polka music.
  • Weird Trade Union: In the "Back to Mars" three-parter", Greasepit mentions a henchmen's union in an offhand remark. Tunnel Rat also mentions getting a medical plan, presumably for monsters of the week.
  • Wham Line: Spitfire drops a bombshell at the end of the second part of the 2006 series three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Earth" when she explains what she has to do with the conflict.
    Spitfire: Because I'm the package Stoker wanted. I'm his daughter.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Modo's flashback in "Back to Mars" reveals that Rimfire has a sister but she was never seen or mentioned outside of that. Word of God says her name is Primer and she's a lot wilder than Rimfire.
    • Several villains are left unaccounted for by the end of the series like the Pit Boss, Sir Richard Brand-Something, Catalina Cat-A-Call, Pierre Fluffbottom, Puss and Boots.
    • At the end of "Vigilante Vengeance", Modo gives Casey a ring that he can use to call the Biker Mice if he ever needs them. He's never seen again.
  • Whole Episode Flashback: The original series' three-part episode "Once Upon a Time on Mars" consists mostly of flashbacks explaining in full detail what the Biker Mice went through during the Plutarkian invasion of Mars before they ended up on Earth.
  • With My Hands Tied: This quote from "Once Upon a Time on Mars, Part Two".
    Throttle: Sand raiders? I can take sand raiders with both eyes tied behind my back.
  • Wrench Wench: Charley, and Harley from "Once Upon a Time on Mars".
  • Villain Song: The 2006 series episode "Turf Wars", as one might expect from a Musical Episode, featured some songs for the villains.
    • The Nomad Rats sing "We're Nomad Rats" when the Biker Mice first encounter them in the episode.
    • Dr. Catorkian and Hannibal T. Hairball sing a duet called "Dig Deep".
    • Harley is given two songs. The first one is "Hard to be Harley", where she explains what happened to her after she was separated from the Biker Mice as well as why she's turned on them, while the second one is "Mine, Mine, Mine", where she sings about how well her plan will go now that she has Vinnie under her control.
  • You and What Army?:
    • In "Cheese Cadets", when Lawrence Limburger's Mooks and later Greasepit and Karbunkle went on a strike, he hired the Pulverizer to train a better team of mooks. Unfortunately, the Pulverizer decided to overthrow Limburger, who decided to ask the question, and he answered: "YOUR army!"
    • Hard Rock poses the same question hen Limburger first tries to pressure him into working again.
    Limburger: Since you asked... (gestures to his group of mooks, all with weapons at the ready) this army.
    Hard Rock: Oh. I see your point.
  • You Can Run, but You Can't Hide: Several times. It's usually followed by Vinnie asking: "What makes you think we want to do either?"
  • You Dirty Rat!: Tunnel Rat, the Cycletaurs, and Mace are all villainous rats.
  • Your Mom: This kind of insult turns up in "Test of Friendship" when the Biker Mice are affected by Evil Eye Weevil's hostility ray.
    Throttle: Feels like something ugly flew by.
    Modo: What, your face?
    Vinnie: No, your mom's!

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