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  • Acceptable Breaks from Reality: As a drifter, David is able to get all sorts of jobs that don't require references. Some of these are more questionable than others. In The '70s and The '80s, there was no digital footprint technology or advanced forensics. So a person could more plausibly travel off the grid incognito. However, in The Incredible Hulk Returns, he appears to be gainfully employed as a scientist at a research lab, albeit under another alias. As to how he was able to demonstrate his credentials without referring to his past work under his true identity....
  • Awesome Music: "The Lonely Man", both the solo piano piece and an uptempo version which plays during the opening credits.
    • David's transformation into the Hulk is rich with flavorful musical sound effects, always starting with a screeching Scare Chord and followed up by etheral humming noises, and the sound of his clothes ripping apart. Then there's the transformation cooldown where the Hulk reverts back to being David, which is just the humming sounds all by themselves.
    • The various incidental music tracks for the Hulk, composed by Joe Harnell. He has one for when the transformation completes full of trumpets, another with tense violin music for when he's involved in an action sequence, and another for when he runs away with troubled-sounding and melancholic piano notes.
  • Anvilicious: Quite a few episodes had An Aesop that was delivered with the force of a Hulk punch.
  • Complete Monster: Michael Sutton, from season 3's "The Snare", became bored with hunting animals, and so decided to start Hunting the Most Dangerous Game. He finds whatever men he can and invites them over to his own island, only to drug them to sleep and put them through deadly obstacles as he hunts them down, succeeding at least 5 times, and seeing it all as a "game"; he intends to do the same to David Banner. It's implied that the reason he's so successful is because he doesn't play fair, a fact David calls him out on, insisting that a real hunter plays fair and that all Sutton cares about is winning. When Sutton discovers David's inner beast, he becomes obsessed with it and tortures David with the intent of bringing it out and killing it, only to kill himself by accident. At the end of the episode, it turns out even in death Sutton can't stand losing, as it's revealed he Booby Trapped David's escape boat in preparation for the hero's victory. Ruthless, psychotic, and a cheater at his own game, Michael Sutton was unlike any other villain on the show, who were motivated by either tragedy or simple financial gain.
  • Designated Villain: Jack McGee sometimes comes across as this. Sure, he can be a jerk, but he's regularly treated like a scumbag when he usually he just wants to tell the public the truth about a destructive monster who (as far as he knows) killed 2 people. It's because he works for a scummy tabloid that no one likes him, because no matter how many times he tries to pass himself off as an upstanding person, he will always come off as a nosy reporter working under a shill for selfish monetary gain at the expense of others and a proponent of slander.
  • Heartwarming in Hindsight: In the episode "Homecoming", after years of estrangement, David makes peace with his father, DW Banner. Considering that his counterpart in comics (who debuted three years later), named Brian, was a really bad guy and an Archnemesis Dad, it's nice to see that the original version of Hulk's father was a good guy and ended up in good terms with his son.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • Word of God explained that he wanted to change Hulk to red, but Stan Lee denied the permission. Years later in the comics, The Red Hulk became an actual character separate from the green Hulk.
    • In the Brazilian dub, David Bruce Banner was voiced, depending on the season, by Newton da Matta and Nilton Valério. Both of them voiced another superhero whose secret identity is Bruce: each one in different seasons of Superfriends, Da Matta in The New Adventures of Batman and Valério in the Tim Burton's films. Also, Jack McGee was voiced by Waldir Fiori, who voiced Batman's butler Alfred Pennyworth in Batman Forever, Batman & Robin and Birds of Prey.
    • In the show, Bruce Banner's first name was changed to David. In the 2003 movie, Bruce's father Brian's first name was changed to David as a Mythology Gag, though the comics retconned his name as either David Brian Banner or Brian David Banner. The name Brian is itself an Adaptation Name Change, as Hulk's father appeared in the TV series three years before his comics version, under the name DW Banner. The "D" may or not stand for "David".
      • Then, in the Brazilian dub of the 2003 film, David (Bruce's father) was voiced by Newton da Matta, who, as mentioned above, was one of Series!David voice actors.
    • Although comics villains never appeared in the show, the antagonists of the final episode ("A Minor Probelm") wore yellow anti-radiation suits, looking similar to the members of Marvel's villainous organization A.I.M. (Advanced Idea Mechanics), who crossed Hulk's path a few times.
    • In "The First", Dick Durock played the green monster in which Dell Frye transforms (an Evil Counterpart of Hulk). Years later, Durock played another green monster who was once a man, this time a heroic one from DC Comics: Swamp Thing, in the movie The Return of Swamp Thing.
  • Memetic Mutation
    • "Don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry". More often than not, it's followed up by "I don't like you now".
    • "The Lonely Man" has become go-to background music for underscoring over-the-top despair played for laughs.
  • Narm: Any time a scene with the Hulk has bystanders speaking, the dialogue is added post-production because the Hulk is constantly subjected to Overcrank for dramatic effect and the limitations of the film and recording equipment at the time made it difficult to perfect the timing of speaking parts without the slow-motion sequences distorting the audio captures, so the vocal audio parts (aside from Lou Ferrigno's Hulk noises) were recorded separately on a sound stage. Because none of the vocal performances are live, they always sound so fake and shoehorned in, like a crummy Godzilla dub, with the tones and delivery of the lines never meshing cleanly with the scenes of the Hulk. Worse, a lot of the time, the dialogue would be thrown in while the characters were off-screen, making it painfully obvious they couldn't lip-sync any of the sound bytes, or even sound like they're in the same place as the Hulk (characters from afar sound too loud for it to sound believable and like they're blurting their lines out or just plain shouting into the mics).
    • The Hulk never hits or kicks anyone outright. He just throws them aside. Though it's probably because David is influencing the Hulk not to directly harm anybody in this incarnation of the Hulk (while others are more freely berserk), one can determine from consecutive viewings of the show that it's because standards wouldn't allow it. The one time the Hulk got close to inflicting real harm on people is when David accidentally uncorked the dark side of his personality and all his repressed primal urges for violence bled out in the Hulk's transformation, in the titular episode, "Dark Side".
    • The very fact that Dr. Banner in this series had his name changed to "David" because someone thought "Bruce" sounded gay/effeminate.
    • The Hulk always taking a moment to pull off the tatters of David's now-ripped shirt following his transformation.
    • Knowing that David will transform into the Hulk at least twice per episode in obligatory fashion (provided the episode doesn't deviate from the usual formula, and that some Contrived Coincidence will cause him to suffer injury to trigger the transformation, and leave him conveniently unobserved/concealed so his identity is never exposed.
    • Just about every person of the week has a melodramatic sob story attached to them and a reason to whine about why their life sucks eggs, just so David can rebuild their confidence in humanity by the end of the episode. If it's a child or a young woman, chances are they'll come from a broken home with a single parent just to play up the sympathy card. And most times, the father will stereotypically be the reason behind the broken family, because men lack the compassion women and children do.
    • Any time David goes someplace new, he will be subjected to outsider persecution syndrome- someone will automatically refuse to trust him, peg him as dangerous, and instantly want to throw David under the bus the minute they have an excuse to do so, and/or finger David as the source of conflict.
    • David constantly using an alias that takes the form of David B-whatever. The only reason he keeps getting away with it is because the series took place in The '70s, which predated the age of integrated computers, and most records were still kept in paper and had no through-line in the form of the modern Internet to tie them all together. Yet, it's so paper-thin that if the story were set in today's computerized age, where records can be tied together, he'd be tracked down quite easily because all someone would have to do is ping all the occurrences of those symmetrical David B-whatever aliases across job employment databases in the contiguous United States, organize them by date, and then they could triangulate his movements across the country, anticipate his next move and ambush him, and the fugitive saga would be over in a heartbeat.
    • From The Incredible Hulk Returns:
    Donald Blake raising the Mjolnir hammer (his usual method of summoning Thor): "Odiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin!"
    • Season 3 had a lot of inexplicable cheesy humor injected into the stories, sometimes working against their otherwise unrelentingly serious tone in a bad way, such as the Hulk being attracted to a green store mannequin in an otherwise tension-filled standoff between criminals who wanted to raid a mall vault. Probably a result of the following:
  • Nightmare Fuel: The series has been described as most frightening TV series ever for young children, with its focus on radical change into a creature making animal-like sounds. Word is that Bill Bixby wouldn't even allow his children to watch the show for various reasons as he was afraid it would terrify them. An episode of Mr Rogers Neighborhood would later go behind the scenes of the show to reveal the actors and makeup process, in hopes of making children less afraid of the transformation.
  • Non-Indicative Title: Trial of the Incredible Hulk The trial scene is a dream sequence
  • Older Than They Think: In a 2013 comic, Indestructible Hulk Special #1, a scene in which S.H.I.E.L.D. calms Hulk down by surrounding him with puppies, so that he reverts to Banner, amazed the fans. But, decades earlier, the TV series had already shown that Hulk was fond of cute animals, petting them and turned into Banner in their presence.
    • In the episode "The Snare", Hulk helped some little birds who had fallen from their nest.
    • In "A Solitray Place", he saved a rabbit from a bear trap.
    • In "A Minor Problem", he petted a literal dog.
  • Special Effect Failure: The green shoes Lou Ferrigno often wore in outdoor scenes, for obvious safety reasons, had a habit of being plainly visible in many episodes. (Particularly "Terror in Times Square" — Ferrigno joked that even the Hulk wouldn't go barefoot in Times Square in the '70s.)
    • Mrs. Maier from the pilot episode was burned in the face trying to rescue her son, but the burn mark is very clearly makeup. Of course, this could have been intentional for censorship purposes.
    • A scene in "Death In The Family" which Hulk carries the episode's Damsel in distress via jumping shows him about to make a jump (with the torn shirt still on), makes the jump (with it off), then makes it to the other side with the shredded shirt still on.
    • In the same episode, Hulk fights a bear, which you can clearly see Ferrigno's body paint getting on the bear's fur. Then he throws the thing in which it is tossed lifelessly in the air.
  • The Woobie: Of all the characters who fit this, it's David FREAKIN' Banner. At young age, he loses his mother. He loses both of his wives, one by car accident and the other by disease. And how does the series ultimately end? He dies at the end of the series finale. Worse is that his remaining family will have to learn about it.

    The Animated Series 
  • Awesome Music: The theme is honestly one of the best themes for the character, given how it evokes the drama, the rage and the darkness that is the Hulk.
  • Best Known for the Fanservice: This show's version of She-Hulk. Season 2 has this reputation due to her becoming a series regular during that time.
  • Complete Monster: The unnamed alien entity, from "Mind Over Anti-Matter", was a powerful and boisterous being that searched for new realms to conquer and destroy. Setting its sights upon Earth, the entity fought Doctor Strange amongst the ruins of the last world it laid waste to. After overpowering Strange, the being searched for a host body strong enough to contain its raw power. It found one in Bruce Banner and proceeded to take over his body and wreak havoc on his subconscious. It transformed Bruce into the Dark Hulk and went on a rampage across Manhattan, attacking anyone who stood in its way. The Dark Hulk invaded a military base and armed a nuclear warhead to destroy the island of Manhattan. With a rap sheet spanning centuries, the alien entity's only goal was to have as much fun as possible while turning new worlds into lifeless husks.
  • Funny Moments: It has a number of them, for such a dark show:
    • When the Leader prepares to take the Hulk's power for himself, he orders Gargoyle to complete the apparatus needed to siphon the Hulk's power. We later see that he was playing Breakout on it, having presumably installed it out of boredom.
    • The "savage" Hulk after leaping out of a remotely detonated explosive by Doctor Doom, reacts to his (well, Banner's) cellphone ringing in his pocket. While it seems the She-Hulk is calling Bruce to see how he is, Hulk assumes the phone ringing means that it's about to explode, so he throws it far away.
  • Heartwarming Moments: The end of "They Call Me Mr Fixit", when Allure feels sorry for herself because she has lost everything she had, and the Absorbing Man tells her that she has not lost him:
    Allure: I can't believe I lost it all. I have nothing left. I'm a nobody!
    Creel: No, don't you see, Allure? You are somebody... to me. Powers or not, I'm here for ya.
    [they kiss]
    Allure: Turn that kiss into gold, and we just might have something.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • Possible copyright disputes led to SHIELD in this series being represented not by Nick Fury, but one of his old comrades from the Howling Commandos, Gabe Jones. (Audiences in The New '10s will know him as the black dude in Captain America: The First Avenger.) This was well before Ultimate Marvel really did turn Nick Fury into a black dude. And just to seal the deal, this Gabe Jones had a full head of hair with white streaks, which was precisely how black Nick Fury appeared in The Super Hero Squad Show, Wolverine and the X-Men, Iron Man: Armored Adventures, and Season One of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes!.
    • The episode "Mind Over Anti-Matter" provides two examples.
      • In Bruce's fantasies, one of the alternate versions of Bruce Banner appears to be Spider-Man with inverted colors. Years after this show came to an end, there was a Marvel Comics miniseries called Bullet Points, which depicted a Marvel Universe that was drastically different because of Professor Erskine being shot before he could create the super soldier formula and that same bullet killing a young Ben Parker. Among the differences from the regular Marvel Universe mainly focused on are that Peter Parker becomes the Hulk and Bruce Banner becomes Spider-Man rather than the other way around.
      • One of the names She-Hulk mistakenly calls Doctor Strange is Doctor Peculiar. Doc Peculiar would later be the name used for the Alternate Company Equivalent of Doctor Strange that appears in The Boys.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Dr. Doom appears, see Fantastic Four for details.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Loaded with it! Even in the Season 2 finale, the Monster of the Week was really freaky.
  • Relationship Writing Fumble: Both of She-Hulk's voice actresses have a tendency to make her sound like she's in a state of perpetual arousal. This can lead to awkward moments where she's talking to Bruce and sounds like she is flirting with her cousin. She-Hulk's first episode appearance is especially notable as she refers to him as "baby" when trying to snap him out of Doom's control.
    • The same episode where Jen first appears has Bruce refer to Jen as his soul mate.
  • The Scrappy: Fans prefer to forget the way She-Hulk was portrayed in Season 2.
  • Seasonal Rot: Season 2 non-stop. Excessive Executive Meddling saw many production members replaced with more like-minded personnel, a Lighter and Softer tone, fewer story arcs, worse art and animation (despite it still being the same animation studio) and She-Hulk added as a regular (at the expense of Rick Jones, no less).
  • What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: The first season. The themes of each episode is dark; darker than the live action series, and that's saying something.
  • What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: The opening credits.
  • What The Hell, Casting Agency?: Kathy Ireland as Ogress.
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    Film 
  • Better on DVD: With the DVD, several deleted scenes are restored that help flesh out the characters through their interactions, such as Bruce and Leonard Samson having a tense talk about Bruce's history with Betty, or a short dialogue at Culver University where Bruce tells Betty how he worries that they experimented with the wrong motives.
  • Broken Base:
    • The arguments about which is better: this or Hulk. Seriously, there are civil wars that have been less heated.
    • The Abomination's physical appearance. Some people liked it and thought it was scary looking, while others disliked it for straying so far from his comic look. Some, regardless of loyalty to the comic incarnation found it just plain ugly. Then again, The Abomination being ugly is pretty much the point.
  • Can't Un-Hear It: Fans of the film tend to hear Edward Norton as Bruce Banner.
  • Complete Monster: In the novelization by Peter David, Emil Blonsky is notably worse than his film counterpart. A brutal soldier with no problem harming dogs or bystanders in his way, Blonsky gets worse as he is injected with the super soldier serum, which brings out his more aggressive side. Desiring to execute people for minor offenses while hunting down Bruce Banner, aka the Hulk, Blonsky becomes obsessed with the Hulk's power, to such an extent he viciously beats Banner in an attempt to bring the Hulk out. After assaulting and murdering some of his fellow soldiers, Blonsky undergoes the same gamma experiment that created the Hulk, turning himself into the Abomination, and with his newfound powers goes on a rampage across New York, killing scores of people in his way and smashing through cars and buildings with an evil grin on his face, finally getting to do what he's always wanted to deep down: have the power of life and death over people weaker than him.
  • Fanon Discontinuity: Not intentionally, but a lot of people seem to forget that this movie is a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel themselves haven't done much to raise awareness of the film, as it had no sequels and none of its characters reappeared in the MCU until Captain America: Civil War, save for Banner who was recast. There was a rumour that Liv Tyler as Betty would finally reappear in Avengers: Infinity War, but she didn'tnote .
  • Harsher in Hindsight: In the movie, Stan Lee has a cameo where he falls ill due to Bruce's blood mixing with the soft drink he took a sip out of. In mid-2018, Stan's health started to fail, and he eventually passed away in November 2018.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • At one point, Doc Samson mentions that it's a point of pride with him that he can always tell when someone is lying. Emil Blonsky's actor, Tim Roth, later went on to play someone who could do just that in Lie to Me.
    • Thanks to a brief shot of one of Ross' soldiers sitting with a long item attached to his back (he was really leaning against the vehicle's business-sized antenna), fans immediately assumed it was an Easter Egg, of Hawkeye's Early-Bird Cameo. Amusingly, the guy who did end up being Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and this version of Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) do appear together in The Bourne Legacy.
      • Also, later MCU films has Bruce (Mark Ruffalo) in a relationship with Black Widow. Amusingly, the actress who plays Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and the Bruce Banner of this film (Edward Norton) did work together in Isle of Dogs, which was released ten years after this film.
    • William Hurt mentioned he based his portrayal of General Ross off of Captain Ahab. Three years later and guess who plays him.
    • The last time we see Bruce, he's in hiding again, and his new daily regime involves drinking a bright red tea. The Roselle is discovered to have the ability to lower blood pressure, when made into tea. It is bright red. Remember all the times we see green drinks? This is a literal case of "red means stop, green means go".
    • In a interview with MTV where Louis Leterrier discussed an idea of having Tobey Maguire cameo as Spider-Man in this film, which was scrapped, that "Years from now you'll see Peter Parker meeting Bruce Banner". Fast foward to 2015; and his prediction now seems possible, as Spider-Man was introduced in the MCU (though in a film that doesn't have the Hulk.)
    • This film's introduction of The Leader has notoriously gone without any follow-up in the MCU thus far. In Fantastic Four (2015), Tim Blake Nelson got screwed out of a recurring villain role again (well, until the film's horrible performance killed the possibility of sequels) when his character was first written as Mole Man, then was changed to a Canon Foreigner and killed off.
    • One scene had Banner mix up the word "angry" and "hungry" while trying to state the famous catchphrase used in the TV show in Portugese. 11 years later, a Pokémon was introduced with a form whose name is a mix on the words "angry" and "hungry".
  • Memetic Mutation: A gif of Banner closing his laptop has picked up steam in certain parts of the internet.
  • Rescued from the Scrappy Heap: Betty Ross was initially not that well liked for being seen as boring or even whiny compared to most of the other MCU love interests. After being inexplicably ignored in The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron, and having a romantic storyline which is more developed and substantial than some of the ones found in later MCU films (including that of Banner's other love interest Black Widow), she's gained a small fandom who wants to see her return, especially on Tumblr or YouTube.
  • Retroactive Recognition:
  • "Seinfeld" Is Unfunny: Tony Stark's cameo might seem fairly typical now, but it blew people's minds at the time, back when the idea of a shared movie universe was completely unheard of.
  • So Okay, It's Average: The film got an alright critical reception (its Rotten Tomatoes score is a decent 67%, which isn't bad), but audiences didn't respond anywhere near as strongly to it as they did with Iron Man (or even Thor), and as the years have gone by it's still regarded as a middle-of-the-road movie that is often forgotten. Not helping this is that subsequent Marvel films barely reference it at all, and The Avengers (2012) not only replaces Edward Norton with Mark Ruffalo (whose take on the character is completely different and has been much better received) but does such a good enough job of introducing his character that TIH doesn't really feel necessary. Notably, this film is probably the only one that does not contribute to Avengers: Endgame in any waynote .
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Character:
    • This movie has the origin story of The Leader, but he's had essentially zero presence in the MCU past this point (the tie-in comic Fury's Big Week notwithstanding), despite being one of Hulk's arch-enemies.
    • Betty Ross herself (who also has superhuman potential) has not been mentioned at all either in following films with Banner. Banner starting a new romance with Black Widow in Age of Ultron seemingly served as confirmation to fans that he's broken up with Betty for good this time.
  • Unexpected Character: While common practice now, Tony Stark's cameo at the end was completely unprecedented at the time. Before then, the idea of a superhero popping up in another hero's film was a pipe dream, let alone the concept of a shared universe. But Tony chatting it up with General Ross confirmed that Marvel Studios were serious about their plans to make an Avengers movie, and helped lay the foundations for the MCU as a whole.
  • Vindicated by History: A minor example. While it's still regarded as a forgotten middle-of-the-road movie and largely ignored by the fans, some fans began to have more positive thoughts on this film and it's regarded by some as an underrated entry in the MCU. That so many of the Shout-Out moments also work as Foreshadowing for The Avengers (2012) helps.
  • Visual Effects of Awesome: The Hulk looks straight-up awesome. Many people think, even up until today, it's the best looking live-action Hulk period.
  • What an Idiot!:
    • Bruce Banner is on the run. That's because he experimented with gamma radiation in an effort to recreate the Captain America formula. The commanding officer in charge of Banner's project, General Ross, wants to contain him as a weapon and to exploit his potential.
      You'd Expect: That Ross would do what S.H.I.E.L.D. later does with considerably less collateral damage and negative PR: track down Banner, talk calmly to him as a scientist and not a monster, and offer some fringe benefits to being a guinea pig. Not to mention that his attacking Bruce is straining his relationship with his daughter, Betty Ross, who got injured as a result of the gamma experiments.
      Instead: Every time he gets as much as a whiff of Bruce's various locations, Ross sends in special armed forces to utilize brute force and More Dakka. This inevitably triggers Bruce's unwilling transformations into the Hulk, which causes immense property damage, danger to civilian and military lives, and Betty's wrath. And no, Ross does not learn. The one time he actually manages to handcuff Bruce is when the latter has just taken a potential antidote, which suppresses the transformation until Bruce needs to change again to save New York from the Abomination. In The Avengers, when Natasha talks to Bruce and offers him a job because of his gamma knowledge, she's much more successful in persuading him.
    • General Ross has received word that fugitive Bruce Banner will be at Culver University. This is his chance to capture him.
      You'd Expect: Ross to order his men to try to capture Bruce stealthily, so that he'll have less time to become agitated and thus transform, and to prevent student and faculty panic on the campus.
      Instead: He orders all his men to charge into the university in broad daylight, alerting Bruce and Betty, causing chaos amongst the students and teachers, and terrifying Bruce enough that he transforms soon after they get to him. Then that leads to several million dollars in property damage...
    • After throwing everything they have at the Hulk, Ross orders Blonsky to fall back. Blonsky personally emptied a grenade launcher at the Hulk, and while he did an admirable job at not getting killed, he did no lasting damage.
      You'd Expect: Blonsky to fall back, get bigger guns, and try again later. At this point, the biggest weapon he may have is a pistol, which might tickle the Hulk.
      Instead: He lets his love for a good fight get the better of him, so he asks "Is that all you've got?" as if to tempt the Hulk (this is somewhat understandable, as the effects of the Super Soldier serum are making him more aggressive and more desiring of a fight).
      As A Result: A single kick from the giant green rage monster breaks every bone in Blonsky's skeleton.

    Video Game 
  • Catharsis Factor: The DS version allows you to smash up the level itself as well as the enemies, making for some excellent stress relief. Taken Up to Eleven when you use the Charged Attack which lets hulk simply charge through the level damaging everything possible for a short time.
  • Complete Monster: Major Glenn Talbot, a far cry from his later MCU characterization, is a homicidal army major obsessed with taking down the Hulk, Bruce Banner, through any means necessary. Beginning his attacks on Hulk by launching numerous missile strikes on him, Talbot disregards his soldiers' objections that the missiles will impact many highly-populated areas of New York, and pins all the ensuing destruction on the Hulk. When press helicopters fly too close to his military base, Talbot orders them all shot down, hoping to silence the reporters' attempts to oust him as a madman. Showing no care for innocents, Talbot kidnaps both Hulk's best friend, Rick Jones, and his Love Interest, Betty Ross, to use as hostages to draw him out, and, when the army turns on him after they learn of his crimes, Talbot responds by killing the soldiers sent after him, attempting to murder the Hulk, then setting his Hulkbuster armor to detonate, fully knowing it will wipe out most of the city, just to kill the Hulk. A sociopath who abused his power for no reason other than blind hatred and jealousy, Glenn Talbot stood out, even to Bruce Banner, as a truly wicked man whose hatred made him far worse than the "monsters" he claimed to be fighting.
  • The Problem with Licensed Games: Compared to The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, it didn't have enough originality.
  • Tough Act to Follow: Since the game came out three years after The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, it didn't catch enough attention to be a good Hulk game.

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