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Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« on: March 30, 2014, 11:37:45 PM »
Because who can get enough of this little guy?

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2014, 11:38:43 PM »
Hey, does anyone think RJ looks a little... hmm... strange in "Popularity"?

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2014, 11:40:46 PM »
Hey, does anyone think RJ looks a little... hmm... strange in "Popularity"?
I noticed that. He looks smaller and cutesier than usual, like in Vacuum Friend.
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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2014, 02:10:41 AM »
Hey, does anyone think RJ looks a little... hmm... strange in "Popularity"?
I noticed that. He looks smaller and cutesier than usual, like in Vacuum Friend.
And we could forgive Vacuum Friend because it was only the second episode and they were still getting their bearings on the final character design and everything. But that late into season two? They kinda just got sloppy, if you asked me... or let in some new animators...  The only part I like animated in this one is the "PQ" scene.

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2014, 05:28:54 PM »
Hey, does anyone think RJ looks a little... hmm... strange in "Popularity"?

The style in the Popularity episode was reminiscent of that in the episodes Family Vacation and House Party.

Robot Jones actually looked strange in the Hair episode.

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2014, 07:09:19 PM »
But that late into season two? They kinda just got sloppy, if you asked me... or let in some new animators... 

They were probably running out of money for the budget and began to cut corners, probably after they knew the show was canceled.

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2014, 03:53:12 AM »
Well, I guess I should probably start actually posting screenshots now, per the OP.

2spooky4you

"I have shut down and gone to Heaven."

There's a really low quality version of this shot floating around on the internet here and there, so I thought it'd be worth uploading one in decent quality (well, semi-decent).

Nice Sega of America Dr. Robotnik eyes you've got there, Jones. I think this is actually the most angry-looking we see him in the entire show, and it's over a fucking arcade game!


"I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free!" Until Robot Jones takes it over, then you're fucked. Speaking of which...


If Safety Patrol wasn't intended as a foreshadowing to the original planned ending where Robot takes over Earth and enslaves or kills the human race, then I'll eat my hat (or bucket).



I always wanted to know why he had an organic-looking heart like that. I'm probably over-thinking it and it's just cartoon logic in effect, but I feel like Robot Jones was better than "just cartoon logic". Oh well, I guess we'll never know.

Pictured above is RJ reacting to his fans on Tumblr.

President Jones.

Of all the WHtRJ villains, Madman is the only one I actually like as a character. Yes, he's a nuisance for Robot and friends, but his status as an irritant isn't because of some petty, spiteful grudge like Mr. McMcMc's (McMcMc can go die in a fucking fire) or that of the Yogman Twins, but rather a genuine misunderstanding about and honest-to-God fear of technology. A lot of the time, he's doing things which you're supposed to do when you're a principal (like in Hookie 101 when he tried to apprehend RJ and friends for bunking school, though it seemed rather harsh for him to want to expel them over that; not that it mattered, anyway, because Dad Unit beat him up and got him arrested, which I'll admit was very funny  :P), and he actually ended up saving the day in Sickness by putting the Yogmans in detention for giving Robot a computer virus (and, if I recall correctly, that was the only time the Yogmans ever had to face punishment for their actions). This shot above perfectly captures Madman's character in my humble opinion; he's silly, he's full of himself, and he has no idea what he's doing.
...Though his Hitler mustache and haircut raise some disturbing questions about his ideology. :P

Ladies and gentleman, I present: Robot Jones' rape face.

I can't tell if he looks terrifying or adorable here.

I think that this is the only shot on the show where we see Robot pulling "the stink eye" at someone. This is no huge loss where I'm concerned, as "the stink eye" has been thoroughly ruined for me by Invader Zim (yes, that's right, I don't like IZ, come at me bro). Also, trying to do "the stink eye" in real life makes you look fucking retarded.
Anyway, that's all from me for now.
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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2014, 04:10:23 PM »
Hey, does anyone think RJ looks a little... hmm... strange in "Popularity"?

The style in the Popularity episode was reminiscent of that in the episodes Family Vacation and House Party.

Robot Jones actually looked strange in the Hair episode.


If you're talking about scenes like this, then I agree. He looks off, almost like he's not focused... RJ's look in most of this episode reminds me of the pilot, actually.

However, this episode does contain this epic shot right here. For as corny looking as it is, I like it. I think it's the most emotion he shows in this entire episode, and shows a bit more of his personality.
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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2014, 05:34:25 PM »
Well, I guess I should probably start actually posting screenshots now, per the OP.

2spooky4you

"I have shut down and gone to Heaven."

There's a really low quality version of this shot floating around on the internet here and there, so I thought it'd be worth uploading one in decent quality (well, semi-decent).

Nice Sega of America Dr. Robotnik eyes you've got there, Jones. I think this is actually the most angry-looking we see him in the entire show, and it's over a fucking arcade game!


"I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free!" Until Robot Jones takes it over, then you're fucked. Speaking of which...


If Safety Patrol wasn't intended as a foreshadowing to the original planned ending where Robot takes over Earth and enslaves or kills the human race, then I'll eat my hat (or bucket).



I always wanted to know why he had an organic-looking heart like that. I'm probably over-thinking it and it's just cartoon logic in effect, but I feel like Robot Jones was better than "just cartoon logic". Oh well, I guess we'll never know.

Pictured above is RJ reacting to his fans on Tumblr.

Honestly, we should consider ourselves lucky that no sick fuck has made macrophilia porn based on this scene, though now that I've said that, someone probably will. Oops, me and my big mouth. And speaking of people who can't shut the fuck up...

Of all the WHtRJ villains, Madman is the only one I actually like as a character. Yes, he's a nuisance for Robot and friends, but his status as an irritant isn't because of some petty, spiteful grudge like Mr. McMcMc's (McMcMc can go die in a fucking fire) or that of the Yogman Twins, but rather a genuine misunderstanding about and honest-to-God fear of technology. A lot of the time, he's doing things which you're supposed to do when you're a principal (like in Hookie 101 when he tried to apprehend RJ and friends for bunking school, though it seemed rather harsh for him to want to expel them over that; not that it mattered, anyway, because Dad Unit beat him up and got him arrested, which I'll admit was very funny  :P), and he actually ended up saving the day in Sickness by putting the Yogmans in detention for giving Robot a computer virus (and, if I recall correctly, that was the only time the Yogmans ever had to face punishment for their actions). This shot above perfectly captures Madman's character in my humble opinion; he's silly, he's full of himself, and he has no idea what he's doing.
...Though his Hitler mustache and haircut raise some disturbing questions about his ideology. :P

Ladies and gentleman, I present: Robot Jones' rape face.

I can't tell if he looks terrifying or adorable here.

I think that this is the only shot on the show where we see Robot pulling "the stink eye" at someone. This is no huge loss where I'm concerned, as "the stink eye" has been thoroughly ruined for me by Invader Zim (yes, that's right, I don't like IZ, come at me bro). Also, trying to do "the stink eye" in real life makes you look fucking retarded.
Anyway, that's all from me for now.

Oh boy, where to begin, where to begin? First off, thanks for sharing the spooky PU To PE shot. That scene used to actually give me the chills as a kid. :O It was the one scene I remembered the most after the show had been cancelled.

Second, I love his expression right here in the 2nd pick, what a little cutie. :3 But I find this one line of dialog even more interesting. Remember when we were discussing if Robot might believe in God and even be religious? Well, isn't this evidence that he is? I mean, it might be logical to assume that robots don't have a faith, but right here he references heaven, and he's even used the phrase "what the heck" in Jealousy. That's a sign leaning on the side of him actually having faith. I think that's neat. =)

Third pic, this and this scene from Jealousy:

are irrefutable evidence that Robot is capable of such things as blushing, which I think is important if only because, in understanding Robotís functionality, he is temperature sensitive. Thatís also why the cold was bothering him in Growth Spurts.

Pic 4, oh yeah, I think this scene could even beat the PU to PE skeleton bot screenshot up at the top as the scariest moment on the show, but without the buildup of the shower scene. It's implied in the pilot and the notes for the show that Robot can get explosively angry, and implied that its the hardest of his emotions to control. This is an interesting branch of is personality that I wish the show had more time to explore. This scene in particular I feel is implying that some from of mechanical autopilot has taken over his mind that he can't really control, and he may even have resorted back to some primitive state of his programming.

Pics 5 and 6, we see him in front of the flag a lot, don't we? ^^; I almost wonder if Miller was using these frequent displays of patriotism mockingly, since the show seems to discuss anarchy a lot, too. This is interesting because animation is based off of School House Rock, and over a third of those music videos were based on patriotic history.

Pics 7 and 8, I agree with the foreshadowing concept, though I'm sorry to say that I find RJ's character fittingly unlikable in this episode. Unlike the other episodes were teasing or bullying or harassment MAY have driven him to extreme measures, and therefore the way RJ treats the students in this episode would have been justified, there is pretty much no reason for him to go tyrant on everybody right before this happened. When he wants into detention and gets chewed out by the other kids, it's pretty much deserved. Safety Patrol is the only episode where he actually earned the punishment he got at the end. Still, it's not a bad episode. I do like it because of the foreshadow element.

Pics 9-11, I'm not sure why they felt like they had to draw RJ a heart at all in these scenes, since it's not the internal device we're focusing on. In 9-10, we're looking at that hose thing, and in 11, we're looking at the slot where the Yogmans are going to insert that disk. There's really no reason for it to be shown unless we're seeing him suffer cartoon heart-break, where his heart literally cracks in half from Shannon's rejection or something like that. There is a more mechanical heart shown in the Pilot right here that might just simply be a closer shot of the basic looking hearts seen in those other episodes:

And I even noticed there seems to be a key hole right in the center. "Key to my heart." More evidence that Robot is an old fashioned romantic. x3

Pic 12, can robot's vomit? Robot can vomit oil, anyways. But starting in season 2, Robot started eating actual food like toast and sandwiches, and it was never explained why, when he had been relying on his cord for nutrition before. XP

Pic 14, agreed, agreed. Though I think McMcMc has his complexities, too, Madman's a far more enjoyable "villain" to watch. I like McMcMc for him being in denial about his flaws, and showing that even adults can be spiteful and immature at times, even more so than some children.

Pic 15,... wait, I just posted about that one to someone else. I actually thought that expression was cute. xD

Pick 17, this may be part of RJ's maturity, I guess? He doesn't seem to feel to make people look stupid to make himself look better, but he WILL be brutally honest when he's correct. As opposed to Safety Patrol, RJ behaves very classy in Math Challenge. He's grown aware by this point that McMcMc is jealous of him, but he won't acknowledge it, but he also won't let the man bully him.

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2014, 07:33:15 PM »
Hey, does anyone think RJ looks a little... hmm... strange in "Popularity"?

The style in the Popularity episode was reminiscent of that in the episodes Family Vacation and House Party.

Robot Jones actually looked strange in the Hair episode.


If you're talking about scenes like this, then I agree. He looks off, almost like he's not focused... RJ's look in most of this episode reminds me of the pilot, actually.

However, this episode does contain this epic shot right here. For as corny looking as it is, I like it. I think it's the most emotion he shows in this entire episode, and shows a bit more of his personality.

OOH!!! THANK YOU DOMINIQUE!!!!! The Hair episode actually does look like that PILOT EPISODE!!!! Oh, boy I knew that Hair ep would look like the Pilot, I thought Hair was so strange from other eps. Hair would now look like that Pilot episode because Robot Jones was chubby and fat!!! And guess what? Hair and Pilot are the only two episodes in the entire show to be FULLY drawn and animated like Dexter's Lab. I watched the Rules of Dating and Summer Camp, those two episodes looked kinda like The PowerPuff Girls, actually.

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #10 on: November 16, 2014, 12:29:13 AM »
Hey, does anyone think RJ looks a little... hmm... strange in "Popularity"?

The style in the Popularity episode was reminiscent of that in the episodes Family Vacation and House Party.

Robot Jones actually looked strange in the Hair episode.


If you're talking about scenes like this, then I agree. He looks off, almost like he's not focused... RJ's look in most of this episode reminds me of the pilot, actually.

However, this episode does contain this epic shot right here. For as corny looking as it is, I like it. I think it's the most emotion he shows in this entire episode, and shows a bit more of his personality.

OOH!!! THANK YOU DOMINIQUE!!!!! The Hair episode actually does look like that PILOT EPISODE!!!! Oh, boy I knew that Hair ep would look like the Pilot, I thought Hair was so strange from other eps. Hair would now look like that Pilot episode because Robot Jones was chubby and fat!!! And guess what? Hair and Pilot are the only two episodes in the entire show to be FULLY drawn and animated like Dexter's Lab. I watched the Rules of Dating and Summer Camp, those two episodes looked kinda like The PowerPuff Girls, actually.

Ah, you're welcome. ^^; Anyway, yeah, I'm glad you brought that up. The first half of Hair does feature Robot looking a little too, erm, robotic, or something. Pilot Robot is ugly looking in a lot of frames, we all know that, but I'm pretty sure that it was a rush job. And it gets a pass, being the pilot for the series: it appears they were still working on smoothing out the rough parts of Greg and Mike's animation style when translated by a group of separate animators and what not. Hmm, now that you mention Dexter, I can kinda see a few parallels in the animation style...

Oh, should I mention while we're on it the little interesting faces he makes in Summer Camp, particularly when Shannon was around.  ???

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #11 on: November 16, 2014, 12:53:34 AM »
But that late into season two? They kinda just got sloppy, if you asked me... or let in some new animators... 

They were probably running out of money for the budget and began to cut corners, probably after they knew the show was canceled.

Agreed. Though I'm looking at this old post now and not sure why I said that, since a couple of those last episodes like Rules of Dating and Garage Band have excellent animation and color. They even gave the school a makeover instead of leaving it whitewash.

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2014, 01:19:08 AM »
Who's to say what order the episodes were actually made in, vs when they aired or how got numbered?

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2014, 02:59:51 AM »
Who's to say what order the episodes were actually made in, vs when they aired or how got numbered?

Good point... it's a little hard to tell but for the changes from season 1 to season 2, though some a segments look the tiniest bit more cleaned up, I guess, than their partner b segments, and such. They were really looking good by the time Rules of Dating came out. Assuming that season 3 would have carried over the best of what we saw of season 2, it's just another pity. =(

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Re: Favorite Screenshots! (Up for Discussion)
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