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Meet the Robinsons () tells the story of a young inventor, LEWIS, Wilbur asks if a Bowler Hat Guy has come up to Lewis at all, but . Now grown in the flashbacks, Bowler Hat Goob eggs and TP's Robinson Industries. Meet the Robinsons is a American computer-animated science fiction comedy film Lewis also finds out that the Bowler Hat Guy is a grown-up version of Lewis' roommate, Michael "Goob" Yagoobian. Because he was kept awake by . a kid that looks like someone you knew 30 years ago, your brain knows it is not them, especially when you watched them grow up into a man.
Single Woman Seeks Good Man: When Lewis and Franny first meet at the science fair, Franny gets lovestruck gaze after her future husband tells her he believes in her dream of teaching frogs to sing. An expert in karate and would rather teach frogs to sing then play with dolls. Cornelius Robinson Click here to see Cornelius Voiced by: He is in charge of Robinson Industries. Of Robinson Industries, the leading scientific company in the world. A brilliant scientist who was responsible for the inventions that led to the good future.
He met his future wife, Franny, when they were both kids and at the science fair. He's this with inventing stuff. His motto isn't "Keep Moving Forward" for nothing. A major plot point, in fact. He kept the same spiky hairstyle he had in his youth when he went by Lewis. This is the reason Wilbur kept Present! Lewis' hair covered with a hat. He has shades of this with his wife.
After all, she is always right. He's pretty darn good looking, even with wearing a labcoat and his necktie. In reality, Cornelius bares no resemblance to his voice actor.
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Thanks to the memory scanner, he was able to show what he could do, even owning his own company and building the inventions in them. Though having a scientist for an adopted mom probably helped matters.
Harland Williams The robot butler and honorary member of the Robinson family. Towards the end of the movie, Doris kills Carl by impaling him with her arm weapon.
Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: By Doris, when Carl and Wilbur go to rescue Lewis. Carl is a shiny, golden robot.
Carl has shown to be consistently polite and helpful. He is the least strange member of the household Pick Your Human Half: Carl is completely robot in appearance and has the character traits of a human.
To the Robinsons, but especially Wilbur. He is considered part of the family, even he's not blood related, and is treated like a Robinson. He works for the Robinsons and doesn't hide his snarky side. Stephen Anderson Grandma Lucille Voiced by: Lauri Metcalf Uncle Art Voiced by: Adam West Uncle Gaston Voiced by: Don Hall Cousin Tallulah Voiced by: Ethan Sandler Cousin Laszlo Voiced by: Ethan Sandler Uncle Joe Voiced by: Unknown Aunt Billie Voiced by: Ethan Sandler Lefty Voiced by: Nathan Greno The rest of the unique family.
When the T-Rex attacks Lewis, Billie slams its with her lifesize "toy train. When Lewis first meets Grandpa Bud, he is hunting for his false teeth, in quintessential Robinson style. Petunia, her "daughter" Tallulah, and her "son" Laszlo. They show their fiery nature when Petunia's children were arguing while painting the house. A few minutes later, Petunia slaps her husband. Aunt Petunia berates and smacks him around Uncle Art most of the time, Uncle Gaston when food-fighting with Franny.
You don't understand what's at stake here; Uncle Joe's seen the toast! We're past the point of no return! He is briefly shown sucking his thumb a bit later.
Franny's brothers, Gaston and Art, who all have black hair and light complexion. Implied to be this between Gaston and Franny. Played straight with Dmitri and Spike in a doorbell ringing contest. Tall, Dark, and Handsome: Art Framagucci is tall, muscular, has dark hair, and is quite handsome. Uncle Fritz, who seems to be the "voice" for his "wife" and puppet, Aunt Petunia.
Stephen Anderson "Everyone will tell you to let it go and move on, but don't! Instead, let it fester and boil inside of you! Take these feelings and lock them away. Let them fuel your actions. Let hate be your ally, and you will be capable of wonderfully horrid things. He's more pathetic than villainous. Doris, on the other hand He tries to be this.
He tries to serve as this to Goob, telling him to hold onto his resentment. Goob is just confused. Seems to be the inspiration for his design. Didn't Think This Through: Bowler Hat Guy's main downfall is that he doesn't think any of his plans through.
To Doris; without her assistance, he's virtually a Harmless Villain. Even Evil Has Standards: Even Bowler Hat Guy only wanted to ruin one kid's future, and never wanted to enslave humanity, as Doris ends up doing in the Bad Future. He's constantly cackling, but instead of making him menacing it highlights how ineffective and pathetic he is. Evil Makes You Ugly: We get to see bits and pieces of him growing up from Goob to become Bowler Hat Guy - he starts out reasonably attractive, but then he starts getting lankier and spindlier from stewing incessantly in a cramped, dark room in the abandoned orphanage until he's his Dastardly Whiplash present self.
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Face Death with Dignity: After going back in time and preventing himself from turning evil, he quietly leaves Lewis at the Robinson family house, knowing this version of himself will be Ret Gone from existence. The basic difference between Bowler Hat Guy and Lewis especially Lewis' future as Cornelius is the essence of the movie's moral: Lewis points this out after the Motive Rantbut Bowler Hat Guy chooses to keep blaming other people for his problems.
Goob blamed Lewis for making him miss the winning ball for his team, which got him beaten up. The loss took such a toll on him that he never got adopted and stayed in the orphanage until he hit his thirties. The director's commentary states that jealousy of Cornelius Robinson is Bowler Hat Guy's entire motivation for his villainy. Until he meets Doris, and even then he is hopelessly incompetent at being evil.
When Lewis shows him the Bad Futureand of course, when his Start of Darkness is erased from history. His attempts to pass off Lewis's invention as his own, and using Mini-Doris to make zombified slaves out of Frankie the Frog and the T-rex come across as these. At the Inventco offices: Uh, what do you hope to accomplish with this? Oh, nothing of consequence, I simply wish to You mean you haven't thought this through?
Now, my slave, seize the boy! Bring him to me. Did you not hear what I said, you idiot? Grab the boy and bring him! Frankie [in a monotonous robotic voice]: Well, it's just that there's a million people over there, and I have little arms. I'm just not so sure how well this plan was thought through Why aren't you seizing the boy?
I have a big head, and little arms, I'm just not sure Ugh, stupid, stupid, stupid! Implied via Ret Gone. His and Doris's main goal is to destroy Lewis' future, which turned out utopian the first time.
Nice Job Fixing It, Villain! Ultimately, Doris' manipulation of Bowler Hat Guy sets off a chain of events through time travel which result in her getting erased from existence, along with what caused Bowler Hat Guy's descent in the first place. Rather than let go of what happened and move on with his life, he chose to blame Lewis. It really didn't help that he listened to the radio, which talked about Lewis's accomplishments.
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Obsessed Are the Listmakers: Bowler Hat Guy loves checklists and is often seen ticking off items in his, such as "Steal time machine", "Ruin science fair", and "Get that [comic book swearing symbols] boy". Only Known by Their Nickname: Bowler Hat Guy never let one childhood trauma go and thus kept a child-like mentality. Enough of my explanation.
Before we begin, please keep in mind that English is not my first language, therefore if you find any mistakes, please let me know, to improve my English. Cornelius sat contently on the loveseat that Franny insisted to be there in his lab, humming his son favorite song, the opening track of Captain Time Travel.
His mind is somewhere—somewhen else completely. Wilbur has been visiting him trough out his life. And every time they met, both of them had grown older.
They grew up together, in a sense, Wilbur knew everything about him, as well as Lewis know everything about Wilbur but his life. He never asks how Wilbur's life went. Sometimes he's very intrigued, sometimes he feels like he shouldn't know anything, so he settled on not knowing his life, but rather he studied Wilbur's personality. And he wondered how their friendship will turn out after this His future changed, though, not that much.
He still got the family he wanted. Just a 'different' world. People still using cars to travels. He never actually like that kind of direction. Too much lives on the line. Wilbur has seen it firsthand. And he doesn't complaint much about it. But you still marry Franny, so? He couldn't even tell anyone that he sometimes feels very depressed just because his best friend left to go back to his own time What if his changed future affected Wil's? Is Wilbur still exists?
Why hasn't he visited him yet? As if he could tell everyone that he missed someone that doesn't even exist yet. The baby in his arms breathed loudly. He likes to think that his son wanted to be acknowledged, as if saying "Why are you thinking of somebody else when I'm here in your arms? Are they really a different person? He could not imagine Wilbur turned up not to be Suddenly a surge of feelings wash over him. As if his best friend somehow got a superpower to read his mind throughout the connecting-parallels-wormhole, the man came in what he believed to be the newest model of a time machine that looks like a sports car in the middle of his lab.