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A 2008 CGI animated film that spoofs and references various horror movies, most obviously Frankenstein. Set in Malaria, a country that thrives on Mad Science, and where all hunchbacks have no choice but to become Igors. The title character (voiced by John Cusack), however, has plans to break free from his station and become a Mad Scientist himself, with the help of his friends Scamper (Steve Buscemi), an immortal and suicidal rabbit, and Brain (Sean Hayes), a robot brain in a jar. Igor's attempt at creating an evil monster backfires, and he ends up creating an Ugly Cute Monster Girl named Eva (Molly Shannon), who isn't evil in the slightest and would rather be an actress.

Igor's quest for glory is hampered by Dr. Schadenfreude (Eddie Izzard), who has won the Evil Science Fair every year by stealing the winning invention from an actual Mad Scientist, and who sees Eva as his ticket not just to winning, but to taking control of the kingdom from King Malbert (Jay Leno), who has a secret or two of his own. On top of that, Igor starts to develop feelings for Eva and begins to question the way the kingdom is run. Is being evil really their only option? And can a giant actress in a red dress really win the Evil Science Fair with showtunes?

The film also features the voices of John Cleese, Arsenio Hall, Jennifer Coolidge, Christian Slater, among others.

This movie provides examples of:

  • Ambition Is Evil:
    Eva: So, I have to step on people to get ahead?
    Igor: Uh, yeah.
  • Animal Motifs: A number of characters have this: Jaclyn - snake, Dr. Glickenstein - crocodile, King Malbert - armadillo/cockroach
  • Arc Words: Pull! The! Switch!
  • Aristocrats Are Evil: King Malbert is already evil, being the leader of a conspiracy to blackmail the world with evil inventions, but he turns out to be even worse as he's the reason that Malaria turned into a dystopia in the first place.
  • Asshole Victim: Both deaths shown in the film (Not counting Scamper's "deaths") come from those who had it coming big time: Dr. Glickenstine who is killed due to a malfunction in the invention and King Malbert who is crushed by the very weather ray he created.
  • Attack Reflector: Eva's indestructible skin does this.
  • Babies Ever After: During the final moments of the film, Igor presents Eva (whom he is now dating) his latest plans. Eva is deeply touched, asking if it could really work, to which Igor replies that they could simply adopt if not. Cut to the image of his plans which is actually a dog.
  • Bad Boss: The evil scientists are this to their Igors.
  • Bad Is Good and Good Is Bad: The people of Malaria believe this.
  • Bastard Understudy: Igor is this for Dr. Glickenstein.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: An Igor must serve their assigned Mad Scientist faithfully, even in the face of abuse, or if they are far smarter than them. Or else it's the Igor recycling plant for them.
  • Big Electric Switch: Every Mad Scientist in Malaria gets one, to activate their Eldritch Abomination. It's an Igor's primary duty to throw this switch on command.
  • Blackmail: Malaria stays afloat by creating various evil inventions and then threatening the rest of the world to pay up, or those inventions will be unleashed.
  • Blaming the Tools: Brain has a habit of calling things stupid when actually he's to blame for the thing not satisfying him — he misspells his own name on his jar and then says, "Stupid permanent marker!" when trying to rub it off. Then, when he can't get a remote control to work, he says, "Stupid remote!", even though the whole reason it didn't work was because he dropped it in water.
  • Blind Mistake: Used a couple of times with the blind orphans.
    Scamper: No, no, no, it goes the other way! Are you bl... let me fix that.
  • Brain in a Jar: One of the main characters, named Brain. In a twist from most depictions of these sorts of characters, rather than being a genius, this brain is a complete moron.
  • Brainwash: An actual business in Malaria, the Brain Wash, where Igor takes Eva to turn her evil, and Brain gets a literal washing.
  • The Bully: Dr. Schadenfreude and Jaclyn both exchange Flowery Insults to one another for each other's amusement more than they do to others. King Malbert is also a much straighter example, as he bullies everyone he comes across, including Schadenfreude.
  • Camp Straight: Dr. Schadenfreude can be rather campy, but he is definitely straight.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Malaria is a population full of them, openly referring to themselves as "evil" all the time. Finding out that Malara being a dystopia thanks to "bad weather" was a lie made up by King Malbert ends up reverting everyone to normal lifestyles again, and no longer proudly refer to themselves as such.
  • Career Not Taken: Igor wanted to be a Mad Scientist, but being born with a hunchback means that he is forced by Malaria's culture to be The Igor, which makes him more of a Bastard Understudy with even less human rights.
  • Chekhov's Gag: During the scene where Eva is brought to life, Scamper throws the switch before he and Brain were to do it at the count of three, much to Brain's chagrin. Later on, when they're going down the recycling chute to save Igor, Brain says they'd jump on the count of three, then shoves Scamper in before he says '3'.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The "wish you weren't there" card.
  • Conveyor Belt o' Doom: The Igor Recycling Plant.
  • Crapsack World: Malaria was once a prosperous landscape until dark storm clouds came that turned into a wasteland where the only way to make a living is to create evil inventions and have the world pay a ransom to keep Malaria from unleashing them on the world. It's later revealed that King Malbert was the one responsible for the storm clouds.
  • Creator Cameo: Chris McKenna, the writer, plays a man in the crowd at the Killiseum, who says, "That's Dr. Schadenfreude's invention?"
  • Creepy Asymmetry: Eva, being made from pieces of dead people, has almost no symmetry, and nearly defies the creepy part. That is, until her Evil Bone gets activated, turning her into a One-Woman Army who makes short work of other monsters in Malaria's Gladiator Games.
  • Cue the Sun: As Igor gets through to Eva about the choice to be good, the sun slowly comes out over the arena.
  • Cute Monster Girl: Eva turns out to be fairly pretty despite being meant to look monsterous, even after having her evil bone activated.
  • Cutting the Knot: Scamper and Brain are trying to disable the king's weather device, but it's taking too long. Brain makes a comment that they'd all die except for Scamper, giving Scamper the idea to just bite into the machine, since he can't die even while being massively electrocuted to disable it.
  • Dark Reprise: Eva sings the evil version of "Tomorrow" from Annie.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Scamper. Also Jaclyn and Dr. Schadenfreude towards eachother.
  • Death Seeker: Scamper again, but he can't die. He eventually comes to believe that living really isn't so bad.
  • Defeat Means Menial Labor: At the end, Dr. Schadenfreude becomes a pickle salesman while Jaclyn (In her true form) becomes a pretzel saleswoman as a punishment for their scheme.
  • The Ditz: Brain.
    Igor: Maybe it just, uh, spontaneously combusted?
    Brain: Oh, yeah, sure. I’ve read about that in, uh... WHO AM I KIDDING?! I CAN’T READ!!!
  • A Dog Named "Dog": Brain is a Brain in a Jar...
  • Dragon Ascendant: Dr. Schadenfreude took King Malbert's throne, though it was very brief.
  • Dystopia Justifies the Means: King Malbert intentionally made Malaria into a dystopian wasteland where the citizens need to become Mad Scientists in order to keep the city afloat so he could profit from it.
  • Emperor Scientist: King Malbert
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • While Igor certainly intended his creation to be evil, he was horrified when he thought his creation was killing the blind orphans at the local home for blind orphans.
    Igor: That's so...evil! I mean, which is great, but—blind orphans?!
    • Igor also shows shock at Shadenfreude's intention to overthrow the the king, though that was before he learns the truth about him.
    • A Played for Laughs example from King Malbert, showing his disgust that the talk show host isn't wearing any pants (said host being invisible) and scrathing his invisible...
    • Dr. Schadenfreude is just as shocked as everyone else when he learns of King Malbert being responsible for Malaria being such a Crapsack World.
  • Evil Versus Evil: Evil scientists compete at the science fair. Schadenfreude also wants to overthrow Malbert.
  • Evil Pays Better: Turns out Malbert turned Malaria into a land of evil scientists so he could reap the profits.
  • Evil Tastes Good: Subverted. Dr. Glickenstein made an evil lasagna that tasted good, but it didn't kill anyone, thus making it not truly evil.
  • Fake Ultimate Hero: Dr. Schadenfreude wins the Evil Science Fair every year, but he does so by stealing an invention from another Mad Scientist.
  • Faux Affably Evil
    • Dr. Schadenfreude "invites" Igor to his lair, which he turns into a spa to get him to hand over Eva to him in exchange from making Igor Malaria's new evil scientist like he wants. What keeps this from being genuinely affable is how he tried to shrink Igor (even if said method is non-lethal) earlier when he could've just tried to talk him into it from the start.
    • King Malbert, even more so. On the surface, he's a firm believer of Necessarily Evil with a charismatic showman-like personality (Hey, he is voiced by Jay Leno after all.). Doesn't change the fact that he is selfish, tyrannical, and a liar to boot.
  • Fauxtivational Poster: "Who doesn't like tortured kittens?"
  • Fictional Country: The dismal nation of Malaria, which is home and sanctuary to Mad Scientists galore, each given their own creepy castle as their residence cum laboratory. Malaria is ruled by the evil and devious King Malbert.
  • Flat Character: Besides being a complete Jerkass, more than any other character in the whole film, King Malbert doesn't have much to him besides embiggening himself regarding "saving Malaria after the storm killed the town's crops". This is because he actually doesn't, as he's purely driven by greed and lied about the storm clouds in order to profit from evil inventions created by Mad Scientists.
  • Fooled by the Sound: When Igor hears shouts coming from the orphanage, he thinks Eva is killing the orphans. However, when he enters, he finds out they're shouting with joy instead.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: Igor (Choleric), Eva (Plhegmatic), Scamper (Melancholic) and Brain (Sanguine).
  • Frankenstein's Monster: Eva.
  • Freudian Excuse: Dr. Glickenstein seems to suffer through mother issues.
  • Fur and Loathing: Jaclyn's baby-seal boots.
  • Gentle Giant: Eva.
  • Get A Hold Of Yourself Man: When Igor is going through a Heroic BSoD in the recycling plant, Brain snaps him out of it, saying he's the only one who can save Eva from Schadenfreude.
  • Gladiator Games: The Evil Science Fair, where Mad Scientists' inventions duke it out to be the last one standing.
  • Glass-Shattering Sound: Eva hitting a high note cracks Brain's jar.
    Brain: (dazed) I think I wet myself.
  • Gone Horribly Right: Schadenfreude berates Eva to the point that she hits him, activating her Evil Bone. However, she grows so evil that she starts the process of destroying the entire stadium, killing him and everyone else in it had Igor not intervened.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: Scamper regenerates any damage, no matter how extreme. He takes advantage of this in the climax, chewing his legs off to escape from a trap and later shorting out the Weather Ray by biting into random wires to burn them out.
  • Gory Discretion Shot: Averted. Scamper gets a cannonball shot through his head on screen. From a Mother's Day Card.
    • Played straight with King Malbert. After Brain and Scamper dismantle the Weather Ray, it falls towards the arena. Malbert looks up and sees his invention falling towards him, its reflection in his sunglasses. Cut to Igor and Eva averting their eyes while a crash is heard and dust gathers near them.
  • Gratuitous Laboratory Flasks: It shows chemistry glassware in Dr. Glickenstein's castle, though this Mad Scientist tends to use motors, metallurgy and electricity for creating monsters. Given that the nation of Malaria runs on a Mad Scientist-based economy, the chemistry setup is likely a standard-issue feature of their castles, along with a Torture Cellar and Shark Pool. One early unused poster for the movie even had the letters of the title formed out of spiraling chemical glassware.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: King Malbert. None of this would have happened if he hadn't caused the cloud cover and restructured Malaria's society.
  • Hate Sink: King Malbert destroyed all the crops in Malaria and created a system where those born with hunchbacks would become a Slave Race and the people of Malaria would create doomsday devices to blackmail the world for money. His actions lead to suffering for everyone in Malaria, and he did this all so he could boost his public image. Once everyone finds this out, he quickly becomes the most hated person in Malaria. Likewise, he serves as the person the audience can hate since he is responsible for all the evil in Malaria.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: King Malbert is crushed by a piece of his Weather-Control Machine, while demanding proof of his treachery.
  • Homage: The first appearance of Eva is from behind, like in the original Frankenstein movie.
    • The blind orphans merge two characters that the monster met.
    • The Brain Wash has a reference to the movie The Fly (1986), with the manager (Buzz Offman) and attendant (Jeff).
    • In the scene in the sauna, Schadenfreude's igor has a Hawaiian shirt and a mustache, which is the animator's nod to Magnum, P.I.
    • Eva standing at the top of the stairs, all dressed up, evokes Sunset Boulevard, complete with "I'm ready for my cloesup."
    • Going back to Frankenstein, Mary Shelley referred to the monster being named "Adam". This one is named Eva.
  • Human Resources: When Igors outlive their usefulness, they're sent to the recycling plant.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: Igor to Glickenstein. Too bad he doesn't listen to him.
  • I Don't Like the Sound of That Place: Malaria, Latin for "bad air". Also, you know, a horrible, horrible disease.
  • Immortality: Scamper, a source of much frustration for him. Lies somewhere between Good Thing You Can Heal and From a Single Cell.
  • Incredible Shrinking Man: Schadenfreude tries to use a shrink ray on Igor, but winds up shrinking himself and Jaclyn.
  • Incredibly Lame Fun:
    Brain: Our work here is done.
    Scamper: Our work? You spent the entire time playing with a piece of ribbon.
    (Brain proceeds to play with the ribbon some more, laughing)
  • I Would Say If I Could Say
  • The Igor: A whole slew of them. And they are basically a slave race, forced to serve Mad Scientists.
  • "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: Igor gives this kind of speech to Eva after her evil bone is activated and she's Brainwashed and Crazy. He even reminds her of her earlier words "I'd rather be a good nobody than an evil somebody."
  • I Shall Taunt You: Schadenfreude does this to Eva to activate her evil bone.
  • Invisible Streaker: Carl Cristall, who refuses to wear pants, despite wearing other pieces of clothing.
    "I'm coming to you live, invisible, and totally au naturale.”
  • Jekyll & Hyde: Jaclyn and Heidi, and all of her other personalities she uses.
  • Jerkass: Glickenstein, King Malbert, Malbert's royal guards, Schadenfreude & Jaclyn. There's a lot of jerks.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Scamper. He's snarky, inconsiderate, rather insensitive, possesses quite a cynical mindset as a result of Igor giving him immortality, and highly critical of other people, but he is a loyal companion to Igor and Brain, and ends up being the one to stop King Malbert's reign over Malaria by destroying his Weather-Control Machine.
  • Liar Revealed: Igor pretends to be the deceased Dr. Glickenstein in order to pursue his goal to create an evil sapient being. King Malbert eventually finds out and throws him into the igor recycling plant in a plot to kill him off. Unfortunately, Scamper follows behind and saves him from his fate, giving Igor the opening to find out that Malbert has been a liar too.
  • Lightning Can Do Anything: As part of the parody, lightning is used for basically everything. It powers rockets and is used by Igor to bring Eva to life.
  • Mad Scientist: The ruling class of people in Malaria.
  • Mad Science Fair: The Evil Science Fair is where mad scientists from the Kingdom of Malaria create doomsday devices of various shapes and sizes and pit them against one another. The winner wins first place, the invention used to threaten the world with ransom to fuel Malaria's economy.
  • Mad Scientist Laboratory: Several, actually.
  • Manchild: Thanks to the complete absence of mental maturity, Brain has a childish demeanor and likes to play with toys. He's also easily excited and is completely clueless to his surroundings.
  • A Million Is a Statistic: King Malbert has clearly "recycled" a lot of Igors with the recycling plant many times before he does the same to the titular Igor upon discovering his experiment to create Eva, but none of the characters remark on this.
  • Mistaken for Toilet: At one point, Schadenfreude reminds his Igor that the jacuzzi is not a bathroom.
  • Meaningful Name:
  • Mister Big: King Malbert.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: Dr. Schaudenfreude's plan to overthrow King Malbert is kickstarted when Malbert shows no respect for him despite his victories and mocks him in front of his own guests.
  • Morally Ambiguous Doctorate: All the Mad Scientists.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Jaclyn, this is intentionally invoked with her many disguises. She's essentially the most traditionally attractive character in the film. Even her true form isn't hard on the eyes.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: King Malbert, Dr. Schadenfreude.
  • The Napoleon: King Malbert.
  • Near-Death Experience: Igor, Scamper, and Brain receive one near the climax of the film in the Igor recycling chamber. The former one being the initial victim of the recycle and the lattermost being his attempting saviours (Brain reconciles Igor when Igor begins to deprecate himself, then attempts to extend his arm enough to reach the switch to disable the conveyor; Scamper then immediately does exactly what Brain wanted to do by releasing himself from the conveyor by gnawing his own feet off while Brain convinces Igor to gain the confidence to save Eva from potentially wide danger).
  • Nice Girl: Played Straight with Eva. Even before she was brainwashed into pursuing acting, she was a Gentle Giant who had no desire to hurt anyone. And, after learning that the only way to make it big in Malaria was to be evil, she stated that she'd rather be a good nobody, than a bad somebody.
  • Nigh-Invulnerable: Igor modifies Eva's skin to be immune to harm. This lets her smash through walls easily and makes a shrink ray blast bounce off.
  • Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant: Dr. Glickenstein & Jaclyn.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: Scamper and Brain.
  • Not What It Looks Like: Schadenfreude convinces Eva to come with him by showing her Igor and Heidi embracing. It turns out that while Heidi was trying to kiss Igor, he was pushing her away, about to tell her that he's in love with someone else.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Jaclyn as Heidi. Igors must not appear to be smarter than their Mad Scientist.
  • Obvious Villain, Secret Villain: Dr. Schadenfreude is a Jerkass who openly antagonizes Igor and co. in his plan to usurp Malaria. King Malbert himself, who rules Malaria, is also a Jerkass and a Manipulative Bastard who forced his citizens to become evil by creating clouds with a Weather-Control Machine in a plot to earn profits from the rest of the world through blackmail.
  • Perpetual Storm: The land of Malaria is besieged by ever encompassing storm clouds which force its inhabitants to become Mad Scientists to survive. Said clouds were brought about by King Malbert's weather machine.
  • Pet the Dog: While he is not above being a Bad Boss to his Igor like the other mad scientists, Dr. Scadenfreude did once say some good compliments about him while arguing with Jacklyn/Heidi. [He's a good listener, he has soft hands, and unlike you he sometimes shaves his legs.] He also doesn't force his Igor to talk with the typical slur the other Igors have.
  • Precision F-Strike: Schadenfreude lets one "dammit" slip when he discovers Igor has invented something that he hasn't stolen yet.
  • Ramp Jump: leading to a Slo-Mo Big Air.
  • Refuge in Audacity: Scamper's mere existence is this.
  • Secret Underground Passage: When the trio are trying to escape security at the Igor recycling plant, Brain starts rapping on the wall to find one of these, declaring there's always one around. Igor declares there is no secret passage while leaning against the wall in defeat...and ends up causing it to open to reveal a flight of stairs.
    Brain: (Smugly) I'm sorry, you were saying?
    Igor: Technically, it's a secret staircase.
  • Shadow Discretion Shot: Schadenfreude pulling out the shrink ray, also Jaclyn shifting into her true form.
  • Shapeshifter Default Form: When she isn't using the transforming pills, Jaclyn looks like an attractive blonde. Turns out this is also a form she takes on with the pills, her true form being a female hunchback.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: After discovering Schadenfreude's true intentions, Igor rushes back home, intending to tell Eva the truth about the Evil Science Fair. Not seeing her when he comes in, he calls for her...and she appears at the top of the staircase, decked out in a fancy gown and practically sparkling. Igor is understandably floored.
  • Shipper on Deck: Scamper (and eventually Brain) for Igor and Eva, going to far as to outright force him to address his feelings for the lady. On several occasions. Brain even remarks that "our work here is done" when they think they've succeeded.
  • Shout-Out:
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: Schadenfreude and Jaclyn. Unfortunately for Schadenfreude's Igor, they take the former out on him.
  • Sleazy Politician: King Malbert.
  • The Sociopath: King Malbert is Malaria's ruthless ruler who blackmails the world into providing the city with money when the storm from before destroyed the city's crops using the deadly inventions the city's Mad Scientists come up with as a means of threatening the world popualtion, and he is perfectly willing to kill off any Igor henchman who disappoint him by acting on their own. He's also egotistical, apathetic, impulsive, and has zero depth to his personality. To add to this, he's responsible for the rain in the first place, and made the rain happen solely so he could benefit from it. When he's exposed of his deception, he displays no remorse and vilifies Igor for exposing him.
  • Soundtrack Dissonance:
    • The blind orphans sing "I Can See Clearly Now".
    • The credits to the movie has "Pocketful of Sunshine" play. Which does not suit a dark and grim movie like this.
  • Speech Impediment: Parodied. All Igors have perfectly normal voices, but are taught how to speak with lisps in Igor school and made to use them when addressing their superiors such as the king or scientists.
  • Suicide as Comedy: Scamper.
  • Take That!: The filmmakers have admitted that the idea of a leader keeping his people in literal darkness as a means of controlling them, while not a direct accusation of George W. Bush's administration and their lack of transparency, was certainly a reflection on it.
  • Talk Show: "Cristall Clear, with Carl Cristall."
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: Igor and Eva.
  • Token Evil Teammate: The only truly "evil" evil villain out of everyone in the film is King Malbert, who has no redeeming qualities, is a selfish, corrupt jerk of a king, and set the entire plot in motion in the first place. Everyone else reforms once he's killed by his own weather ray because he was the one actually corrupting Malaria's population.
  • Token Good Teammate: Ironically, the titular Igor and Eva are this to the whole of Malaria but don't realize it until the end where they tell the rest of Malaria the lesson that Being Evil Sucks and King Malbert is a Manipulative Bastard. However, this is a case of Accidental Hero, because Igor intended for Eva to be The Brute, but instead turned into an actress thanks to Brain accidentally causing her to be brainwashed into an actress instead of a villain.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Glickenstein. He's a case where being stupid not only does kill him, but also kickstarts the plot.
  • Ugly All Along: Jaclyn is a Femme Fatale who visit various Mad Scientists to seduce them and glean their secrets. She works for Doctor Schadenfreude, who has been outperforming his peers for some time thanks to Jaclyn's spy work. In the end, Jaclyn runs out of transformation pills, and reverts to her true self: an ugly, hunchbacked Igor.
  • Ugly Hero, Good-Looking Villain: While Igor is actually one of the more good-looking hunchbacks, Schadenfreude is more conventionally handsome. Especially when compared to the other MadScientists
  • The Vamp: Jaclyn.
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: Despite the dark setting the film takes place in, it's still a family-friendly one, not unlike your average Tim Burton flick. King Malbert is the source of everything dark in this story.
  • Villain Song: Eva in Brainwashed and Crazy mode.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Jaclyn, thanks to a set of pills.
  • Weakened by the Light: While he's installing it, Igor mentions Eva's evil bone loses its power in the light. When the sun comes out at the end, its light negates the evil bone and reverts Eva to normal.
  • Weather-Control Machine: King Malbert's beacon on his castle is really a machine to manipulate storm clouds, which he used to block out Malaria's sun and kill all their crops, giving him an excuse to turn his kingdom into a land of evil.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Glickenstein gets himself offed fairly early in the movie.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The mad scientists, even Dr Schadenfreude who steals inventions to make as his own, sincerely think being evil is the only way to survival for Malaria thanks to the king's lie.
  • Who Would Want to Watch Us?: At one point Scamper comments, "Can you imagine a face like that on a 40-foot screen?" Cut to Extreme Close Up of Eva.
  • Worth Living For: Previously-suicidal and immortal Scamper gets this. Right before he ends up on the Conveyor Belt of Doom. He is pretty concerned that the raging inferno they are headed towards might actually kill him.
  • You Are What You Hate: Jaclyn looks down on hunchbacks and can't stand the sight of them. Guess what she is without the transforming pills.
  • You Have GOT to Be Kidding Me!: This is Dr. Schadenfreude's reaction when he learns that Igor invented life. Jaclyn finds it amusing that even an Igor is smarter than him.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: The fate of Igors with no masters and/or that invent things themselves is being "recycled" in the Igor Recycling Plant by King Malbert. The protagonist Igor nearly suffers this fate in the climax.


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