The latest Teen Titans Go! has a…dirty sounding episode title. Is the actual episode risqué? Spoilers follow!
In this segment, Robin (Scott Menville) decides to don his Red X costume (cue fanboy/girl squeal) to infiltrate the H.I.V.E Tower, so that he can place a bomb, and blow them up (!) before they can nuke the planet.
Upon arriving at the tower, however, Robin discovers that the H.I.V.E. Tower…is much cooler, cleaner, and more hi-tech than his own Tower. AND IT HAS PIZZA! Can Robin really destroy the Tower now?
This segment is really funny. And aside from that, many fans will enjoy it just for the fan-service. Red X was a very popular character in the original series, so many fans will love it here. Likewise, Cyborg (Khary Payton) uses his “Stone” costume that he used for similar reasons in season 3 of the first Teen Titans show.
Most of the humor comes from the fact that the H.I.V.E. Tower is much better than the Titans Tower, and that Robin keeps changing the bomb timer to expand his window of time. If he wants to eat pizza, he’ll need more than ten minutes, after all.
The Titans have funny reactions too. Why should Robin have all the fun? Its a bit disappointing that the remaining Titans get generic costumes, though. Oh well. Its also cruelly amusing when all the undercover Titans beat up Mammoth so that they can join (even though they don’t have to!)
The ending might be the best part, full of dark irony. I’ll just say that no one really wins here. Over-all, funny episode, that didn’t rely on too much clichés, some good fan-service, and even an action scene at the end.
Oh, and the title isn’t a reference to anything dirty. But I’m not telling.
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