Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series stupidity

If this week wasn’t enough of an indication, we’re huge fans of Mortal Kombat here. Our love for the all things Outworld is only rivaled by our passion for stupid shit, and as luck would have it, we get to roll our infatuations into one Voltron ball of Mortal Kombat Stupidity! GLORY BE - It’s another Superedit from theswitcher! For those of you fortunate enough not to remember, Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm was an utterly idiotic children’s cartoon that aired on the USA network way back in 1996. Coincidentally, it aired back-to-back with the equally moronic Street Fighter Animated series.

Above: Kombat Time!

Get ready to see a side of Netherealm the game’s developers have cruelly kept from public view! For instance, did you know that Jax used to be the fattest kid in school?! Or that Sonya Blade struggles with her femininity and Raiden occasionally succumbs to battles of crippling self-doubt?!  It’s true! At least according to the animated canon, which theswitcher has cut together in a much more digestible format than actually watching all thirteen episodes, which thankfully aren’t available on DVD in the US anyhoo.


Oh, yeah! Also from if you’re as much of a fan of the switcher as we are, check out his edit of several ridiculous ending sequences from the adorably awkward Mortal Kombat 4. We kind of wasted it on a bad April Fool’s joke, but it’s hilarious enough as it is. But if moving images are too much for you, please enjoy the stupidity in screenshot form below

Above: “And when the snake roars he, like, also shoots snakes at you!” 

Above: Quick Raiden, to the Kombat Jet!

Above: You’re no match for Sub-Zero’s icy electricity

Above: Okay, who left the door to the Ninja Turtles Universe open?

Above: They stole the ending from Bladerunner

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  • Riche666 - April 12, 2011 10:57 p.m.

    Destroy the gem. What gem? Its not actually a gem at all.
  • Riche666 - April 12, 2011 11 p.m.

    Definitly the best worst cartoon ever. Rifftrax should totally riff on this shit! Sorry 4 double comment...
  • vortigauntSKUL - April 12, 2011 11:06 p.m.

    Hahaha this is gold! "But I am not interested in becoming a shaolin warrior anymore, I've got too many problems-" YOU ARE NOW A TRUE SHAOLIN WARRIOR! XD
  • NathanXplosion - April 12, 2011 11:09 p.m.

    I can't believe I used to watch this as a kid. I was a god damn idiot.
  • district9000 - April 12, 2011 11:11 p.m.

    I nostalgic hard when I thought you guys were talking about Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins; the animated prequel to the first movie.
  • gelatinabomination - April 12, 2011 11:27 p.m.

    So, the bad guy in this cartoon is an evil juggalo with a snake staff?
  • EnragedTortoise1 - April 12, 2011 11:41 p.m.

    So much fail... XD
  • Cleanser247 - April 12, 2011 11:48 p.m.

    Holy SHIT! What an absolute joke...these shows are a laugh! Great article Chris : )
  • Sy87 - April 13, 2011 12:27 a.m.

    OMG! This is so awesome. How can I get the whole series? I mean its amazing the whole dysfunctional team thing is great for the comedy. And any animated show that has a questionable "black dragon" is going to be worth the laughs to watch. We need more shows like this.
  • Lemurian - April 13, 2011 12:35 a.m.

    who makes these videos there awesome
  • Caio - April 13, 2011 12:45 a.m.

    Christ, I actually watched this series as a kid. And the MK4 endings just reinforce the nostalgia, I played it on my PSX a lot.
  • mastersword369 - April 13, 2011 1:11 a.m.

    Sonya is such a bitch!
  • Frootaloom - April 13, 2011 1:50 a.m.

    For some reason I've never found theswitcher to be funny. But I couldn't help but laugh at these. I guess I get it now.
  • Aforextreme - April 13, 2011 2:03 a.m.

    Thanks for posting this, Chris. Theswitcher's stuff never ceases to put a smile on my face.
  • ThePigHostage - April 13, 2011 2:14 a.m.

    So this show as basically just all the heroes getting pissy with each other?
  • Redeater - April 13, 2011 2:28 a.m.

    Ok that part where Jax jumps down three or four times absolutley kills me!!
  • BlackElement17 - April 13, 2011 2:28 a.m.

    So is Scorpion just not in the cartoon?
  • J-spit - April 13, 2011 3:42 a.m.

    Those guys were a bunch of assholes to each other.
  • CongratulagentAgentTHEAgentAntista - April 13, 2011 4:15 a.m.

    Kano is...JASON STATHAM!?
  • super0sonic - April 13, 2011 7:12 a.m.

    oh man that's really really really bad. And not I laughed bad like the street fighter one. Just bad.

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