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Film Theory: Jax's Master Plan EXPOSED! (The Amazing Digital Circus)

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    The Amazing Digital Circus is not what you think. Well, that much is obvious, right? But fans have been DYING to know: is Jax just an NPC? What's the deal with Caine? And why is everyone in candy land? Today we uncover all of that and discover Jax's master plan!
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  • @Hellbughunter
    @Hellbughunter หลายเดือนก่อน +8545

    To be fair, his behavior could just be the nihilistic realization that in the Circus nothing maters, there are no consequences. And wasn't it said that Jax deserved to be there the most? Would that not suggest that he is in a similar situation to the others?

    • @theseamoon2180
      @theseamoon2180 หลายเดือนก่อน +628

      It could also be interpreted as him being born there so of course he deserves to be there, it's where he was born. Though that's just a theory

    • @TF2Fan101
      @TF2Fan101 หลายเดือนก่อน +232

      @@theseamoon2180A FILM THEORY!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • @weirdguy59
      @weirdguy59 หลายเดือนก่อน +73

      @@TF2Fan101 THANKS FOR COMMENTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • @The-tc1gg
      @The-tc1gg หลายเดือนก่อน +50

      I believe that Jax is the digital circus form of Judas

    • @emirturkmen4524
      @emirturkmen4524 หลายเดือนก่อน +95

      I think Jack tries to be mean as possible and not take anything seriously to distract himself from actually thinking about his circumstances and getting abstracted. No reason for an AI to do that since (unless it doesn't know its an ai) they can't get abstracted (probably)

  • @leecolon5108
    @leecolon5108 หลายเดือนก่อน +2940

    The only problem that I see with specifically Jax being the NPC is that he made a reference to Willy Wonka in the episode. To quote, “we’re seconds away from being Augustus Glooped!” Something that I imagine a human would know/reference, but not Caine, and if Caine wouldn’t know it, why would any of his NPCs?

    • @dankmj
      @dankmj หลายเดือนก่อน +124

      now that i read this i think this comment should be higher up

    • @user-hl8vp5jp4l
      @user-hl8vp5jp4l หลายเดือนก่อน +25

      @@dankmj fr

    • @Gigidacool
      @Gigidacool หลายเดือนก่อน +35

      Yeah I guess that makes sense but there’s no proof to that - he might or not

    • @norhayatihjahmad5551
      @norhayatihjahmad5551 หลายเดือนก่อน +60

      Obviously somebody told him about it, Ragatha might be talking to Kinger about Willy Wonka and Jax got interestex

    • @crystelsim83
      @crystelsim83 หลายเดือนก่อน +12

      ​@MalecUTTPWho hurt you?

  • @its_pronounced_rules
    @its_pronounced_rules 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +838

    Purple bunny? Big smile? Might be an NPC? breaks the fourth wall? Trapped in a video game?
    GLItcH TRaP

    • @zenovia1004
      @zenovia1004 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +40

      AFTON.

    • @its_pronounced_rules
      @its_pronounced_rules 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +19

      @@zenovia1004 VANNY

    • @Levi-RoseWilletts4828
      @Levi-RoseWilletts4828 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +24

      WILLIAM AFTON IS THAT YOU!?!?!?

    • @Ankr_89
      @Ankr_89 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +15

      *GLITCH* trap?

    • @Scelatio
      @Scelatio 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +14

      I aLwAyS cOmE bAcK!

  • @WeaselWhisk
    @WeaselWhisk 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +336

    If anything, Jax gives me more of vibes of a hacker that broke into the system without warrant. Maybe that's why he has keys everywhere? Because he was able to hack himself access. And I mean, we've all seen what doxxer jerks are like online... It would also explain why he's so engaged in the activities. He wanted to get in on this game with crazy advanced Ai, but not just to play with in its intended way, more like how people make torture builds on games like The Sims.

    • @soogus55
      @soogus55 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      What happens when a TF2 bit hoster puts a suspicious headset on.

    • @sgt.cupcakes8423
      @sgt.cupcakes8423 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      Probably a stretch but, everyones name has something to do with them, (ragatha a rag doll, kinger, mangle, etc) but jax is just jax, the closest thing is maybe that its similar to "hacks", and maybe coincidentally, jax's pronunciation in spanish is literally "hacks"

    • @Austen-mk1wq
      @Austen-mk1wq 5 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      @@sgt.cupcakes8423 or maybe jax as jackrabbit?

    • @a.maus.2615
      @a.maus.2615 5 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Yes! Sure, jax has keys to a lot of places, but he also needs to use them. Caine doesnt need keys, the same way an admin doesnt need any after logging in. Jax needs to play by the rules and only pulls off an occasional "sudo" in the form of those keys.

  • @GamermanZendrelax
    @GamermanZendrelax หลายเดือนก่อน +3197

    Surprised y'all didn't mention Kinger's rare moment of clarity, saying how he remembered how difficult it was for Ragatha to adjust to life in the circus while comforting her and encouraging her attempts to mentor Pomni. It's a really sweet exchange, and veryy strong evidence that Ragatha was indeed originally human.

    • @arnelarenas1833
      @arnelarenas1833 หลายเดือนก่อน +59

      ​@UTTPisBetterThanDannoCal
      So here's the thing
      Conversations don't always need to be started with a question 🤯 get that through your bot processing system

    • @arthurlopes2160
      @arthurlopes2160 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@arnelarenas1833it’s a bot dude

    • @booomintunes
      @booomintunes หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@UTTPisBetterThanDannoCal
      im gonna touch you little 🇳🇪

    • @gunnarcarlson2118
      @gunnarcarlson2118 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Cmon Jax is my favorite character

    • @22Hobbies
      @22Hobbies หลายเดือนก่อน +49

      Oh, I thought that was a joke that Kinger was talking to himself for that part of the conversation, Ragatha responded, then Kinger removed his bucket not sure what Ragatha's talking about

  • @farahkhan2654
    @farahkhan2654 หลายเดือนก่อน +3330

    The fact that even after mat pat has left, the quality of these videos is still as good as ever.

    • @Doomishs
      @Doomishs หลายเดือนก่อน +22

      I got poo

    • @universaltoons
      @universaltoons หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      😮

    • @Chitose_
      @Chitose_ หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      cool

    • @knights4eva981
      @knights4eva981 หลายเดือนก่อน +38

      And the theories are just as crazy.

    • @coletrainhetrick
      @coletrainhetrick หลายเดือนก่อน +45

      Honestly no, the quality has dropped off a long time ago and learning he had writers like this explains why. Such as how awful that marvel theory he just made was has he deliberately cherry picks and lies about information to make his awful theory work. The content is going downhill knowing the illusion is dispelled and how bad they are at making actual theories

  • @llamamations954
    @llamamations954 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +226

    Good theory but, If Caine didn’t know who was the NPC, and he couldn’t delete humans, why couldn’t he just try deleting everyone until the NpC died?

    • @Greengam-nk4vk
      @Greengam-nk4vk 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +19

      I dont think Caine Knows About The NPC,Not Yet.

    • @thehonoredcur5632
      @thehonoredcur5632 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +16

      What if Cain can’t delete humans not because it doesn’t work but because if he tries they abstract

  • @RealCoolstriker64
    @RealCoolstriker64 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +182

    TBH, I think Caine’s line was more meant to imply that he *deleted a human* not that an NPC is a cast member. That’d be a nice twist, buuuuut Jax made a pop culture reference. Given that all the NPC’s have no knowledge of anything, that feels misleading, if someone really is an npc

    • @fionazelmann7541
      @fionazelmann7541 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      if jax is an npc why doesn't he have a character model with all the other npcs? like the other humans jax doesn't have an npc character model.

    • @RafilaWan
      @RafilaWan 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      If anything I feel like the line was implying Caine doesn’t remember whether he’s human or AI.
      I think it’s pretty clear he’s most likely human since biblically Caine is paired with Able as his brother and the office backrooms thing had a C&A logo. So Caine and whoever Able is here made the game, but Caine’s possibly forgotten he’s human.

    • @TheInvisibleCanadia
      @TheInvisibleCanadia 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      @@fionazelmann7541 He doesn't have one in the candy kingdom because he's not from that world.

    • @SculpeyChan
      @SculpeyChan 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      I think Jax made Kaufmo abstract. Like Jax was messing with him and he broke, in front of Jax.

  • @qwertyASDF47
    @qwertyASDF47 หลายเดือนก่อน +3484

    1:09 "I guess the T-Pose wasn't submissive and agreeable enough."
    BRO 💀💀💀

    • @dieselfuel8988
      @dieselfuel8988 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@atlas.from.portal2 that's a bot as well

    • @Jamah.P
      @Jamah.P หลายเดือนก่อน +56

      OMG THE BOTS ARE EVERYWHERE!

    • @AUSans101
      @AUSans101 หลายเดือนก่อน +27

      @@Jamah.P how do you get rid of them?

    • @Juliet_Ghost
      @Juliet_Ghost หลายเดือนก่อน +24

      ​@@AUSans101 I would like to know too!

    • @lazy_c0ff333
      @lazy_c0ff333 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @UTTPisBetterThanDannoCalI’m gonna touch you

  • @HyenaPlayGames
    @HyenaPlayGames หลายเดือนก่อน +3016

    Interesting, but I like to think that Jax is a Hacker Troll, so it fits that each member of the cast is Involved with IT and game development, with Kinger being a Bug Tester, Ragata being marketing, and Pompni a Beta tester

    • @TheCybervoid
      @TheCybervoid หลายเดือนก่อน +176

      Hey there! I am so sorry for all the bots you got on your comments. So I wanted to comment a real comment. Here it goes:
      I heard the one about Kinger being a bug tester and Pomni being a Beta Tester also makes a lot of sense, given her knowledge about Game Development. But Ragatha being involved with Marketing is new to me. Are there any clues that hint towards that being the case?🤔 It would make sense though.

    • @TheCybervoid
      @TheCybervoid หลายเดือนก่อน +72

      What might Gangles Job have been?🤔

    • @bookworm0414
      @bookworm0414 หลายเดือนก่อน +174

      ​@@TheCybervoid my guess is concept art. If she can make figurines that catch Jax’s attention, who's to say she can also make concept art of backgrounds and the characters she then makes into figurines? She definitely is in the creative team.

    • @someonehavinganidentitycrisis
      @someonehavinganidentitycrisis หลายเดือนก่อน +40

      I just saw him as a toxic gamer

    • @bbh6212
      @bbh6212 หลายเดือนก่อน +65

      ​@@TheCybervoid Maybe her continued efforts to hype up Pomni are what you would expect from a marketer?
      No idea what Zooble would be.

  • @amyrose6333
    @amyrose6333 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +35

    12:10 actually in this scene, he doesn’t seem to be looking directly at the camera, he’s looking slightly more to the right

  • @theworstchannelyouhaveever9573
    @theworstchannelyouhaveever9573 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +70

    Honestly, wouldn't Jax being the main antagonist seem to... Predictable?

    • @examination_network
      @examination_network 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +9

      Agreed. Me personally, I feel as if UNEXPECTED plot twists would help keep the audience engaged. And, Jax being the main antagonist would be too obvious. I have a feeling it might be Ragatha or maybe a character who hasn't been introduced yet.

  • @mranderson9553
    @mranderson9553 หลายเดือนก่อน +1382

    jax's weird physics does have an explanation, everyone's bodies have their own rules like one being able to split up and pomni being able to stretch (and probably anything else needed for physical comedy for the jester thing), kinger doing whatever you want to call that glitch, etc. their bodies follow the rules related to what they're based off of and jax is clearly bugs bunny-esc hence the weird interactions he has, stabilization while shaking and standing up when one should fall is classic cartoon logic

    • @skillissueee7426
      @skillissueee7426 หลายเดือนก่อน +72

      Exactly just like zooble

    • @noonyx33
      @noonyx33 หลายเดือนก่อน +36

      Ahh these are good points

    • @WackoMcGoose
      @WackoMcGoose หลายเดือนก่อน +90

      Ragatha is probably the most blatant example, considering she literally *_gets speared through the heart_* during the truck chase yet takes no actual damage (other than dignity) due to being made of cloth and stuffing.

    • @lilmouse4647
      @lilmouse4647 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      Bugs Bunny + Tom (from bendy and the ink machine) = Jax

    • @coolstuff4828
      @coolstuff4828 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Tom is from bendy?​@@lilmouse4647

  • @airaz1235
    @airaz1235 หลายเดือนก่อน +785

    I knew Jax was gonna be the villain just from his description. A purple digitalized bunny tormenting souls no longer connected to physical bodies.

    • @emmerzleigh5540
      @emmerzleigh5540 หลายเดือนก่อน +120

      He always comes back 😂

    • @fransiscayulianita68
      @fransiscayulianita68 หลายเดือนก่อน +56

      Ourple guy: ❌️
      Yellow rabbit:❌️
      Purple rabbit:✅️

    • @supernekitbros
      @supernekitbros หลายเดือนก่อน +31

      It always comes back to fnaf even without Matthew

    • @JackDonaldson-gy2zu
      @JackDonaldson-gy2zu หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Har har har har har

    • @Muho_is_me
      @Muho_is_me หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      ​@@JackDonaldson-gy2zu
      Har har har har har

  • @hopefulhyena3400
    @hopefulhyena3400 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +85

    "I don't think it's Zooble or Gangle because they are used for comic relief. Here's a collection of comedy moments that proves it's Jax"

    • @user-zs3ey5gi6m
      @user-zs3ey5gi6m 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      No one is a npc the main circus cast are all humans

    • @Branchkid4575
      @Branchkid4575 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@user-zs3ey5gi6mwatch before you comment

    • @neme2877
      @neme2877 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      Yeah, the inconsistency of this theory reeks badly and I think the plot twist would be that a human was deleted accidentally and replaced with AI.

    • @user-zs3ey5gi6m
      @user-zs3ey5gi6m 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      @@neme2877 same

    • @kales901
      @kales901 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@neme2877 i think the humans are ais bcause their brains are stored in the circus

  • @Fenn1c_fox
    @Fenn1c_fox 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +10

    The problem with the first merch thing around just having pomny and Jacs is that they could have assumed that he would be a fan favorite (sorry for the spelling and names if they are wrong)

  • @TheScavv
    @TheScavv หลายเดือนก่อน +625

    I think Jax realized a while ago that they're all immortal and the most pain they seem to be able to feel is mild discomfort. If they're ever in any "danger," Caine will just save them. The real threat is losing your mind and abstracting so he's doing his best to keep things interesting for himself and others without being able to cause any serious harm.
    He's basically pulling a zero-approval gambit to keep everybody from succumbing to the monotony.

    • @fionazelmann7541
      @fionazelmann7541 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +34

      this makes sense. getting a rise out of doing random obnoxious things just to make people feel something so they don't lose their humanity and abstract. might just be his way of trying to help people even if it makes him unlikeable. not even saying his way is a good way, but it might be his way all the same. the animation of his discomfort at being reminded of the recent "death" is purposeful as the animators had to actively animate that moment so it definitely means something in respect to that character.

    • @vicboi8109
      @vicboi8109 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      But gooseworx literally said that there's nothing heroic about him and I'm pretty sure secretly saving people is heroic

    • @vicboi8109
      @vicboi8109 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@fionazelmann7541 But gooseworx literally said that there's nothing heroic about him and I'm pretty sure secretly saving people is heroic

    • @TheScavv
      @TheScavv 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +14

      @@vicboi8109 In his own mind he could be doing it entirely for his own sake. He would obviously go crazy and abstract if everybody else did, leaving him alone with Caine. It's possible to do good things for entirely selfish, "non-heroic" reasons.

    • @RafilaWan
      @RafilaWan 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      @@vicboi8109If it isn’t said in the series itself, it shouldn’t be considered canon. There have been plenty of times where creators have purposefully misdirected their fans on social media to suppress twists and such.

  • @M_Alexander
    @M_Alexander หลายเดือนก่อน +832

    One thing about NPCs blending in... Caine specifically states that he's using new, presumably more complex AI than he previously had. That would suggest that Gummigoo's level of awareness is part of the new AI

    • @jonathansevigny2772
      @jonathansevigny2772 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @UTTPSheriffBiIIMCook hey your brain cooked cuz all you see is braint rot

    • @stray_editori
      @stray_editori หลายเดือนก่อน +39

      Yeah thats why Im hesitant about an existing character being an NPC too 🧐🧐

    • @somebodykares1
      @somebodykares1 หลายเดือนก่อน +38

      @@stray_editori Caine's Ai is more advanced then the spam bots :P wow thats allot of spam bots.

    • @M_Alexander
      @M_Alexander หลายเดือนก่อน +17

      @@somebodykares1 as advanced as he is, Caine couldn't pass as human

    • @koopapoopypanya9485
      @koopapoopypanya9485 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

      @@M_Alexanderat least, not a mentally stable human being

  • @fireflystudios123
    @fireflystudios123 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

    Something I’d like to point out is that in the first episode Pomni tries to take off her headset and just ends up stretching her eyes. Jax says “Keep trying, it worked for all of us” in a sarcastic tone, which implies that he is human. A lot of things in pilot episodes are left behind later on and this is mostly a throwaway line, but I thought I’d mention it.

  • @Banansly
    @Banansly 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +10

    I didn’t have enough time to watch the whole video so idk if this is mentioned but some people (including myself) think that Caine might be struggling to remember if HE is an npc.
    Another theory I have is that Zooble or Kinger is an npc. Kinger is just really dumb and doesn’t remember things from a few seconds ago and also know a suspicious amount of things about the digital world as proven in episode 1. Zooble is just cold and distant and the character we know the least about. Gooseworx has confirmed that episode 3 will be about Zooble. She has a also told us that there will be a big plot twist and most people think it will be “Jax is a npc” but maybe Gooseworx thinks no one will suspect her favorite character to be an npc. But remember, it’s just a theory!

  • @saphironkindris
    @saphironkindris หลายเดือนก่อน +723

    Counterpoint: At the start of episode 1 when Pomni was trying to take the headset off, Jax said 'Yeah keep trying, because that worked for all of US' implying that he also was part of the group that tried removing their headsets, which an AI wouldn't need to do.

    • @Marga_685
      @Marga_685 หลายเดือนก่อน +20

      ​@UTTPisBetterThanDannoCalhow do i find you every time i watch TADC vids?

    • @BlitzBat313
      @BlitzBat313 หลายเดือนก่อน +73

      If anyone thinks he's an AI he gets gummigoo'd, obviously he's gonna play the part.

    • @RaiNBowShine999
      @RaiNBowShine999 หลายเดือนก่อน +63

      NPC Jax could've seen the other human characters do it and remembers it. He is a liar after all.

    • @h0m3st4r
      @h0m3st4r หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@Marga_685 It's a bot. Use YT Spammer Purge to report it and the rest of its ilk.

    • @sharkieanimates722
      @sharkieanimates722 หลายเดือนก่อน +24

      He could just be lying lol

  • @gabrielc.9219
    @gabrielc.9219 หลายเดือนก่อน +1202

    I don't think that is actually the case, because Caine claims the ai was 57% more immersive implying that they were much more rudementory in the past, and jax seems to be stuck there for quite some time.

    • @11th-lemon
      @11th-lemon หลายเดือนก่อน +93

      Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. Something 1/57th as human as Gummigoo wouldn't be humanlike.

    • @ethandoodlez9987
      @ethandoodlez9987 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      This

    • @db5094
      @db5094 หลายเดือนก่อน +15

      ​@@11th-lemonthat's not exactly the right math..

    • @db5094
      @db5094 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      ​@@11th-lemonIt would be more like 63% as human as gummigoo.

    • @11th-lemon
      @11th-lemon หลายเดือนก่อน +60

      @@db5094 It's 57 times more immersive, not 57% more immersive.

  • @Jack-vy1rm
    @Jack-vy1rm 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

    2:59 Something with a little more Pizzaz (BFDIA reference)

  • @brucethecool
    @brucethecool 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    So... sticks made a matpat movie and I just heard about it, I also saw matpats reaction on it, gtl and film theory really needs to talk about the movie cause I'd feel like it would be really cool if we got matpat picking apart his own movie and film theory doing it's own thing about it

  • @stormhawkdude
    @stormhawkdude หลายเดือนก่อน +379

    Y'know I just thought about this;
    The very first line from Jax in the Pilot; "is this *another one* of your NPCs" implying that an NPC did make it into the Circus at one point or that Cain made one inside before.

    • @11th-lemon
      @11th-lemon หลายเดือนก่อน +39

      That wouldn't be too surprising. It happened with the gloinks, the sun and the moon.

    • @db5094
      @db5094 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Yeah probably, like bubble

    • @jenmiranda13
      @jenmiranda13 หลายเดือนก่อน +11

      If that's the case, I see Jax torturing the poor NPC and forcing Caine to get rid of it 😅

    • @WackoMcGoose
      @WackoMcGoose หลายเดือนก่อน +11

      @@11th-lemon Hmm... if Caine _did_ make all the NPCs, why did he make the moon be so... _frisky?_

    • @cacovonluca
      @cacovonluca หลายเดือนก่อน +14

      nope. We know that they go on adventures daily, Jax could simply thought that Pomni was an npc of an incoming adventure

  • @sammi3338
    @sammi3338 หลายเดือนก่อน +445

    I believe Ragatha is a very likely candidate for the NPC twist actually! Whether or not she’s aware of it, she definitely acts as a “tutorial” type character; helping Pomni along with her arrival, trying to keep her on track with Caine’s antics, interacting directly with the candy princess and leading the gang along… she’s very mission oriented! Maybe that’s what she’s programmed to do. Not to mention, with Kinger being there the longest, she seems surprised that he remembers something about her from so long ago, shouldnt that mean she should be even slightly deteriorating mentally alongside him?? But in fact she seems one of the more stable of them all! Anywho, just my thoughts, just wanted to put them out there in case I’m right one day haha

    • @justapersonwithtrauma2947
      @justapersonwithtrauma2947 หลายเดือนก่อน +59

      That's my thoughts too. She's acting like a "Toriel" type of character. Also Kinger's line about Ragatha taking so long to adjust seems like a weird throwaway line to me. Maybe it's because she's an NPC trying to blend in with the humans?
      I don't really like the idea of Jax as an NPC cause it makes his character more shallow. Like he's only doing this cause he's programmed to seems to be a cheap origin for a character. I like the theory that he was a game developer(it's why he has access to the circus) and a friend of his abstracted. After that he became more nihilistic. He's just letting his sadness and anger out to the other characters

    • @GLEPPPPP
      @GLEPPPPP หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      @@justapersonwithtrauma2947 exactly this!!

    • @Vickyshoka
      @Vickyshoka หลายเดือนก่อน +14

      But kinger litterly remembered when ragatha arrived in the circus and was just like pomni.

    • @jayfeather001theslav5
      @jayfeather001theslav5 หลายเดือนก่อน +18

      Ragatha realizing her AI-ness would also make a great plot device, seeing as she's the one keeping the team together most of the time. She's someone who cares a lot about the people around her, and it would be interesting to see her deal with her own (lack of) reality.

    • @jan_harald
      @jan_harald หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      @@Vickyshoka an AI would also arrive, though
      much like in the pilot the adventure happened inside the circus, but second episode was in separate world, and how pomni appeared in the middle of the theme song (which was probably another adventure), it's definitely very possible that ragatha just showed up alongside the rest of the people after some adventure quest, where she was the tutorial helper of that world, and caine mistook her as just having arrived while he wasn't looking or something...
      but that's just a theory...

  • @user-coolestguy
    @user-coolestguy 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    12:18 Caine looks directly at the camera when bubble says *********

    • @Althea_On_Paws-
      @Althea_On_Paws- 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Oh wow! I never actually noticed that :O

  • @user-kd4od4gf2r
    @user-kd4od4gf2r 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +9

    When you really think about it, Jax is similar to AM from I have no Mouth and I must Scream. He has the same tendences as AM like how Jax is always putting the other characters in danger, just like AM when he puts the 5 survivors in danger. He also doesn't seem to like the other characters either like at the end of episode 2 when Jax doesn't attend Kaulfmo's funeral, kinda like at the end of I have no Mouth and I must Scream where AM goes into Ted's mind and tells him how much he hates humans, this could comply that Jax is a NPC.

    • @Bunnymaster1704
      @Bunnymaster1704 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

      What’s an AM

    • @user-kd4od4gf2r
      @user-kd4od4gf2r วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@Bunnymaster1704 AM is a super ai that was designed to help out different countries during the cold war until it became rouge and whipped out almost all the human race

  • @AllAboard445
    @AllAboard445 หลายเดือนก่อน +812

    The main hole with this is that Jax is pretty humanized despite his cruelty. It’s implied that Jax’s wickedness is just a mask to cover the fact that he’s hurting, and we even see him give a sad expression when he hears about Kaufmo’s funeral. However, we do know from Gummigoo that AI can be advanced enough to have complex feelings, but Kane implies that that’s a rather recent development in new AI.

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      @AllAboard445 หลายเดือนก่อน +30

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      @RYANVantgeloof หลายเดือนก่อน +6

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    • @tpfoxCastro
      @tpfoxCastro หลายเดือนก่อน +15

      No. It is not. That is not implied AT ALL. You have been reading too much fanfiction. Stop. You are taking your own biases and expectations and stating them as if they are canon.

    • @syco9008
      @syco9008 หลายเดือนก่อน +57

      @@tpfoxCastroyou’re getting a little heated. Maybe that’s enough internet for day?

    • @PizzaFresser-ty5gr
      @PizzaFresser-ty5gr หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      We were born to inherit the stars!

  • @supertron6039
    @supertron6039 หลายเดือนก่อน +290

    I think like how Kinger is likely the QA tester, Jax is likely the System Admin and his special skills have low-key translated into the Digital Circus. He is a human but like later in the series will be revealed to have a huge role in finding an escape route with his _access_ to keys and all.

    • @EEEEEEEE
      @EEEEEEEE หลายเดือนก่อน +2

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    • @Mcgg-zj2og
      @Mcgg-zj2og 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +10

      The creator of the show said Jax deserves to be there the most meaning that Jax was a real person

    • @Elder_Keithulhu
      @Elder_Keithulhu 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      I find myself wondering if both things are true. I think it is possible that there was (still is) a human Jax that was a system admin but the Jax we see is an AI that replaced him. Perhaps our Jax was an NPC or programming assistance tool that saw an opportunity and replaced the original. That could end up with a second Jax showing up later. The other Jax could be partially abstracted or initially seem to be an evil twin before revealing that the others have been living with an NPC doppelganger.

  • @Livi-chan435-xq6vy
    @Livi-chan435-xq6vy 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    “One of the main characters is a NPC hiding inside the digital circus”
    Me: Bubble?

  • @IamMLGamer
    @IamMLGamer 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    Honestly, im just glad yall covered this theory, its popped up in my feed a lot

  • @cj2810
    @cj2810 หลายเดือนก่อน +323

    There is a spilt second during Kaufmos funeral where Jaxs’ “mask” drops and him looking sad. It’s very easy to miss but it makes me think that he must have some form of motive behind his cruelty.

    • @TheRogueWolf
      @TheRogueWolf หลายเดือนก่อน +29

      I dunno. It could be sadness, or it could be disappointment that another "sappy" thing is happening. It's hard to read.

    • @NicNacNooNic
      @NicNacNooNic หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      motive is lack of punishment and generally being an asshole

    • @TrueNinjafrog
      @TrueNinjafrog หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      Isn't there a cyanide and happiness comic about this? A guy who is an asshole so no one misses him if he dies.

    • @donjezza10
      @donjezza10 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      Or it could be he's personally afraid of abstracting because he knows nobody will be sad for him or throw a funeral.

    • @electricheisenberg5723
      @electricheisenberg5723 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      @@TheRogueWolf no. He visibly becomes distasted with HIS OWN opinion, and avoids HAVING it. He wouldn't shake it off intentionally otherwise.

  • @nickk3077
    @nickk3077 หลายเดือนก่อน +485

    I think Jax was the second plush toy because he’s the easiest plush to design out of the whole circus gang. After the first episode did so well, they then had the ability to make all the more complex characters as best as they could.

    • @Yipper64
      @Yipper64 หลายเดือนก่อน +44

      That's a much more obvious explanation. Also Michael Kovak always voices the fan favorites.

    • @user-sn1hw9pz3h
      @user-sn1hw9pz3h หลายเดือนก่อน +31

      Based off the script alone you knew Jax would be a fan favorite for his personality in the pilot. It was deliberate writing.

    • @BonW
      @BonW หลายเดือนก่อน +12

      And also the fact that they probably knew he'd be the "cool one" of the cast making him a fan favorite, like Sans the Skeleton, Tom from Eddsworld or Stone from Ramshackle. The characters shown to care the least are often fan favorites.

    • @nickk3077
      @nickk3077 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      @@Yipper64 I would say Jax had the one of the greater screen presences between all the characters too. He was also quick witted and commanding, making him a very entertaining character. Digital Circus would not be the same without Jax. It probably wouldn't be too different without one of the other characters though, but we are only in episode 2. Let's hope the other characters get some more spotlight.

    • @Yipper64
      @Yipper64 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      @@nickk3077 im excited for a Gangle-centric episode. Oh and a potential Kinger-centric one.
      Not so much for a zoobel one which I hear is the next episode :/
      But hey, its a freaken good show either way.

  • @wulfplayz176
    @wulfplayz176 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Also if you didn't notice. Gooseworx uses the words "ROGUE ai." Cain is NOT a ROGUE AI he was designed to do what he does and be in the circus. however Jax is NOT supposed to be in the actual circus which would make sense of Gooseworx using the word "rogue".

  • @flakethecatcristalia1911
    @flakethecatcristalia1911 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Explanation for plushie jax: probably because he's a fan favorite

  • @lmnpie2
    @lmnpie2 หลายเดือนก่อน +137

    I think Jax standing straight up while falling into the chocolate river is just a visual gag. You can see that Jax needs to hang onto to the truck just like Pomni does after Kinger throws the anchor out, and additionally, Jax has hang on to the front of the truck when The Fudge tries to eat them, even swinging back and forth from the momentum.

  • @starstudios5954
    @starstudios5954 หลายเดือนก่อน +472

    Another idea is that Jax did skip out on Kaufmo’s funeral, maybe because he doesn’t appreciate how AI are just forgotten (Gummigoo’s death) and how humans are deemed more important by the cast. Just an idea, because he seemed a little sad when the characters mentioned giving Kaufmo a funeral. This is in contrast to Jax’s carefree attitude when Kaufmo abstracted, despite everyone else seeming surprised or upset.

    • @jaydenjayden3778
      @jaydenjayden3778 หลายเดือนก่อน +30

      I was hoping for some sort of explanation to cover up the hole in this theory because otherwise it wouldn't make much sense for Jax to make that emotion and proceed to hide it from everyone else. I think another possibility is that while Jax is set out on tormenting the humans in the circus, he may also have gotten attached to them. However I think one glaring issue with the entire theory is that Cain just recently developed ai that could become self aware so it doesn't make sense for Jax to be this life-like before Cain had made that improvement

    • @AVeryCasualGamerGirl
      @AVeryCasualGamerGirl 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

      Cain is pretty lifelike. Maybe Jax and Cain and Bubble were all orginal NPCs made by the developers rather than Cain.

    • @jaydenjayden3778
      @jaydenjayden3778 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      @AVeryCasualGamerGirl But didn't they say Kinger had been there the longest? Even if Kinger just didn't remember, it doesn't make sense for Cain to just lie about that

    • @dralinkushinen
      @dralinkushinen 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@jaydenjayden3778 I was thinking about that one, too. The AI of Gummigoo and the likes was stated by Cain as being "NEW AI that 57 times more immersive". It's not just new, but he added that big number on there. 57 times? That's a lot.

  • @GachaTea22
    @GachaTea22 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    “Pop that subscribe button like a crocodile shaped balloon”… YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO MAKE THAT JOKE!!!

  • @lord0fthecubes
    @lord0fthecubes 16 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Here's why it was "five other humans": Caine is a human.

  • @Insert6character4name.
    @Insert6character4name. หลายเดือนก่อน +683

    Jax halfway through the series according to this theory: "I AM NOT AN NPC!!! COULD AN NPC PUNCH! YOU! INTO! THIS! PIT!!! Huh?! Could an npc do that!?! ... uh oh"

    • @herreralies
      @herreralies หลายเดือนก่อน +74

      Portal reference, nice

    • @user-fn7ig3sp2j
      @user-fn7ig3sp2j หลายเดือนก่อน

      Remember that these people are either not real or don’t have enough brain cells to comprehend that they’re real

    • @yates3815
      @yates3815 หลายเดือนก่อน +23

      This is what Jax says as someone starts abstracting

    • @_angd.oodles_4186
      @_angd.oodles_4186 หลายเดือนก่อน +12

      PORTAL REFERENCE WOOOOO

    • @Rich_1018
      @Rich_1018 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@UTTPisBetterThanDannoCalI HOPE U DONT EXIST BISH

  • @howlongcanachannelnamebethislo
    @howlongcanachannelnamebethislo หลายเดือนก่อน +57

    i personally saw jax not appearing for the funeral to be him sad but grieving in a different way or not wanting to appear weak in front of the others

  • @Yellowsam4145
    @Yellowsam4145 4 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Okay, that's it, I am no longer gonna feel bad for Jax when he gets turned into a fast food worker.

  • @lazybutter9743
    @lazybutter9743 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Jax being an ai dose makes sense, also the background in the pin does stand out from the others and looks very different and yes caine dosen't go adventures with them

  • @zteck123
    @zteck123 หลายเดือนก่อน +559

    19:50 I think this is because Jax knows how to get out of the Circus, but because he is so much of an asshole, he likes staying in a place where there are no consequences for being a murderhobo.

    • @matthewboire6843
      @matthewboire6843 หลายเดือนก่อน +33

      That would make sense.

    • @heatherwright7328
      @heatherwright7328 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      @MalecUTTP WOAH!
      (what is that translation)

    • @sammyokane3892
      @sammyokane3892 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Jax is the worst

    • @ArasPe-yy5fs
      @ArasPe-yy5fs หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@@sammyokane3892 factss

    • @EEE-1409
      @EEE-1409 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@@matthewboire6843Yes!!

  • @sarix_3125
    @sarix_3125 หลายเดือนก่อน +182

    about the food and water part, at the end of the second episode, caine says that he hasnt drunk water in a while meaning the he doesnt NEED water, it's just something they do to feel human (lack of a better phrase)

    • @ShadowIguess
      @ShadowIguess หลายเดือนก่อน +1

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    • @carmandirda
      @carmandirda หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      ​@@ShadowIguessit's a bot. Just report it

    • @kakukat_lucky1137
      @kakukat_lucky1137 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @UTTPisBetterThanDannoCal Everyone, please report the bot. One less bot off this platform is better than none

    • @ShadowIguess
      @ShadowIguess หลายเดือนก่อน

      @MalecUTTP No way bro actually said it

    • @jennytulls6369
      @jennytulls6369 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

      I thought it was a gag about how sometimes humans just kinda forget to hydrate themselves, leading to "Remember to drink water" being genuinely helpful advice. If a human could forget to drink the thing that literally keeps them alive, so too could Caine

  • @aPink_Lemon
    @aPink_Lemon 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Another thing I noticed in the new episode was Ragatha saying "Caine loves to reuse NPCs" so if one of the cast is an AI it's very possible that in a later adventure we might see their double, and they'll have to 'make a deal' to keep it a secret from Caine

  • @fantasticalfox
    @fantasticalfox 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This may sound strange, but this reminds me of the twist everyone was gearing up for in glitch techs. One of the most hyped theories was that one of the cast members was a game character.

  • @patwilson9186
    @patwilson9186 หลายเดือนก่อน +115

    One issue with the food, bringing up the lack of need for food for people but then stating NPC's like the gummy gators needing syrup to bring back to their village that probably doesn't actually exist is more of a Magoffin than proof of anyone needing food, NPC or not

    • @amberreed5324
      @amberreed5324 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      Honestly a better proof for this would have been the fact that it seemed like the gummy gators were cooking/eating the eggs in that scene, but since they don't eat them and there's no hunger-consequences, I don't think Caine knows that hunger has detrimental effects.
      He almost seems like some AI does in the current real world: Can replicate ideas enough (i.e. Hunger = Food, Humans tend to hunger, therefore humans need food - or in AI art logic: Hands = Fingers, Humans have hands, therefore humans have fingers) but don't understand the baseline "Why" this situation is happening (Hunger gives the body fuel to continue, and without food the body deteriorates ~ Fingers help humans grab on to things and so the placement/length/number is specific).
      Any of the human souls stating hunger without need further confuses Caine, since suddenly 'Hunger' isn't a necessity, it's just something to do when you're done with a task.

    • @Oburzenie
      @Oburzenie หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      I thought that the syrup was an allusion or reference to the candy equivalent of just oil.

  • @mark.k2412
    @mark.k2412 หลายเดือนก่อน +863

    Gummygoo was a good guy. We will remember him 🫡

    • @Aviation-Memer
      @Aviation-Memer หลายเดือนก่อน +17

      I miss that guy

    • @scaper8
      @scaper8 หลายเดือนก่อน +17

      Dear god, this was probably the single most bot-infected comment I've ever seen.

    • @kevingross6774
      @kevingross6774 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      See you later, Gummy Gator 🫡

    • @theemoturtle7002
      @theemoturtle7002 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      🫡

    • @Ethanos-kr3cm
      @Ethanos-kr3cm หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      He'll come back.

  • @dootdoodle569
    @dootdoodle569 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i really like how this video analyzed each of the characters before deciding which one was most likely to be the twist villain, but it would have had a lot more of an impact if it wasn’t spoiled in the title of the video

  • @SkyLizardGirl
    @SkyLizardGirl 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I also think it’s possible ‘a human’ could be the main villain, Not an NPC for the fact. Someone evil was most likely banished there so they could not cause harm.

  • @donutchan8114
    @donutchan8114 หลายเดือนก่อน +58

    Tangentially I assume that zooble was the only one who got close to escaping and was punished for it by becoming a mass of shapes, which is why shes so standoffish. She also cant say anything because she'll be dumped into the basement.

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      @EEEEEEEE หลายเดือนก่อน +1

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  • @melodym2553
    @melodym2553 หลายเดือนก่อน +203

    I would just like to inform you that you missed some crucial parts that might prove 2 of your evidences incorrect. Jax does actually react to gravity during the part where the truck rams into the other one after kinger throws the anchor. Another thing is that Jax does actually show emotion during kaufmo’s funeral, it’s a quick freeze frame but for a second he looks sad but then immediately gets mad at himself for showing the emotion. Gooseworx has also confirmed that Jax has an age of 22 like a human

    • @PichuPlayz76
      @PichuPlayz76 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@UTTPisBetterThanDannoCal Shut up man.

    • @EnabiSeira
      @EnabiSeira หลายเดือนก่อน +18

      About being affected by gravity, when the truck is falling into the chocolate river, he and Ganlge seem unafected by gravity and movement. This can be just a comical moment, not that Jax isn't affected by gravity at all. Same with his head not moving.

    • @sketchstudios345
      @sketchstudios345 หลายเดือนก่อน +29

      I also think each character has their own physics, Jax defies gravity sometimes because he's supposed to be an old rubber-hose cartoon. Kinger's hands can detach from his body completely, Zooble is themselves, Gangle is of course made of ribbons and they can fall apart + the mask, Ragatha is made of stuffing, and Pomni is apparently sort of rubbery or stretchy. I feel like its just, their own things

    • @juliaKoenderink
      @juliaKoenderink หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      @UTTPisBetterThanDannoCal i watched your only video and it sucks so stafu

    • @Luigicat11
      @Luigicat11 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      @@juliaKoenderink
      That isn't even their video. Look again, it's made by a different account. That "person" is a bot who solely exists to make spam comments in an attempt to get clicks for the no-life who made that video (and also dox or attempt to dox Danno Cal in the About, which you should really report it for).

  • @sophielally2866
    @sophielally2866 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Hi film theory, I have an idea for an episode. Could you look into big hero six and review the science scenes? Like when honey lemon is using her purse or the time she turns the ball pink? She tells everything about what she uses and even tells the temperature. Or could you look into if in any time in the future, if the bots he uses are possible?

  • @InsertName69
    @InsertName69 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    i think it might actually be kinger. yes, he acknowledges past ragatha, but then he immediately forgets it. that is ai behavior, where they can’t always remember what happened in a chat before.

  • @mason7067
    @mason7067 หลายเดือนก่อน +176

    I think it could be Gangle. For a few reasons, but mainly because Gangle doesn't seem to have a human personality, being controlled by the masks.
    The line " Aren't you supposed to be submissive and agreeable" also could suggest that Gangle is programmed to fill a specific role, and Jax knows about it.

    • @jan_harald
      @jan_harald หลายเดือนก่อน +18

      that's more because jax knows about the masks, sad gangle being too sad to argue, that'd also explain why he keeps breaking the mask all the time, because he likes having a servant who'll just do whatever you want, doubly so because of blackmail

    • @Grayscale10a1
      @Grayscale10a1 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      i think that might've been because she seems very timid character wise, even when she has her comedy mask on se still seems like the quiet type.

    • @mason7067
      @mason7067 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      @@jan_harald Still doesn't explain why Gangle's personality is controlled by the masks.

    • @mason7067
      @mason7067 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@Grayscale10a1 Maybe, but Gangle is the only character who seems at least partially controlled by their avatar.

    • @Grayscale10a1
      @Grayscale10a1 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@mason7067 to be fair, even when wearing her comedy mask, gangle was still able to smile and laugh when jax blackmailed her. admittedly, it was a panicked/nervous smile and laugh, but she was still able to do it.

  • @hennynagy6160
    @hennynagy6160 หลายเดือนก่อน +132

    Jax is acting more like a hacker and internet troll.

  • @EpicAnimatesBadly
    @EpicAnimatesBadly 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    what, also i think they made the jax plush with pomni because gooseworx knew people would simp for him

  • @Hopeisforever316
    @Hopeisforever316 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    My money is on Jax being an NPC, him and the Death Mask guy.

  • @fancyspoon718
    @fancyspoon718 หลายเดือนก่อน +140

    Caine describing Gummigoo and the others as “rotten bandits” despite making their AI immersive enough to have reasons for stealing makes me question if he actually creates the AI. The fact that the AI is immersive enough to have an existential crisis makes me believe that someone outside of the digital circus is tampering with the world to make it capable of withstanding AI. It’s a stretch, but I feel it makes sense from a realistic point of view

    • @eggplantontoast
      @eggplantontoast หลายเดือนก่อน +14

      instead of jax being an AI, he could very well be the one doing all of the tampering on the outside, kinda like a plant to watch over them and torment them.

    • @sable1334
      @sable1334 หลายเดือนก่อน +19

      Or Caine called them rotten bandits to set player expectations, so that those expectations could be subverted later. If his players decide to investigate the crocodiles, Caine has a plot twist and a moral dilemma lined up for them.

    • @Yipper64
      @Yipper64 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      Well you know how modern AI you kind of prompt it and it outputs something?
      What if that's basically what Caine does. He is presumably making AI that is smarter than himself... somehow. And how would an AI do that? By using another AI.
      But you know, a sort of background low level AI.

  • @littlelefty7724
    @littlelefty7724 หลายเดือนก่อน +131

    "Don't break it Jax, Don't break it Jax, Dont break it Jax that's all I ask"
    She doesn't even consider Kinger, she knows he didn't mean any harm, but Jax does

    • @bitman1215
      @bitman1215 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      @MalecUTTP you again? i thought i told you to seek Jax, you need Jax, some pain in your life might help you out

    • @irishuisman1450
      @irishuisman1450 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      @@bitman1215 it's a bot. Don't respond, you'll only encourage them

    • @littlelefty7724
      @littlelefty7724 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@irishuisman1450 I'm going to try and report them

    • @bitman1215
      @bitman1215 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@irishuisman1450 AH, i see, thank you for letting me know, will ignore them when i see them from now on

  • @honu2980
    @honu2980 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    I'm writing this half way through the video so I don't know if this is mentioned. But Gooseworx has said that people will come to hate Jax in a later episode due to his actions. That has to be related to the torment Jax theory.
    UPDATE: yep lol! 18:00

  • @pilotingrobotgaming
    @pilotingrobotgaming 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I was so invested in the mystery of Jax's plan, but I never thought of it like that! Your analysis is always on point and I appreciate the depth of your explanations. Thanks for the awesome content!

  • @dylanglassgow7458
    @dylanglassgow7458 หลายเดือนก่อน +38

    2 things that weren't mentioned:
    first, if jax is an npc, it could be assumed he was from an adventure, and most likely was themed to match it. he's clearly a looney tunes style of cartoon character, so it could be possible his cartoony nature is why he is so prone to enjoy and seek out, as he says, violence and chaos, which is what most old cartoons amount to. this basically would make him a cross between roger rabbit and judge doom
    secondly, on the other side of it, in episode 2 jax mentions augustus gloop in the chocolate river, implying that he is either human and knows willy wonka, or the willy wonka reference is coded in and somehow jax understands it well enough to make the reference himself, which seems unlikely

    • @Grayscale10a1
      @Grayscale10a1 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      it might be a bit of a stretch, but perhaps he learned the reference from a previous person in the circus. I don't really believe the theory but I think it's an interesting idea.

  • @MirTheWizard
    @MirTheWizard หลายเดือนก่อน +70

    My one main problem with this theory is a small detail where Jax mentions "Augustus Gloop" from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I feel like this implies he has clear knowledge of the outside world if he made a reference like this so i'm not sure that he's an AI. (sorry if someone said this already i probably didnt read far enough to see it :p)

    • @lepenguin325
      @lepenguin325 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      is that a mir the wizard right there

    • @banaman7746
      @banaman7746 หลายเดือนก่อน

      don't forget if this theory holds true though, that he is surrounded by other humans who may have knows about that. and since we don't know what the last character was like, it's entirely possible it was a reference that he had heard from the others.

    • @MirTheWizard
      @MirTheWizard หลายเดือนก่อน

      While this might be possible, I would be surprised if Jax was able to remember this very specific reference that can only be used in a very specific situation. Not saying it's impossible as it might be true, just not as likely in my opinion.

  • @SkyLizardGirl
    @SkyLizardGirl 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Zooble, Kinger and Gangle seem like the ones who could be the NPC. I don’t think it’s Jax, I think he is just an obvious distraction.. Also I noticed a quick cutscene in a coming up episode showcase of Kinger carrying a Riffle gun.

  • @grantmerrill1151
    @grantmerrill1151 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Wait, then how did Jax get a room because only real people (or their conscience's) get rooms, we know this because in the room hallway when we see everybody's room there is no Caine or Bubble room (because their both A.I). So if Jax was an A.I he wouldn't have a room. Also in the first episode of TADC when Pomni tries to take the headset off Jax says "Just keep grabbing at it that worked for all of us." he says "us" meaning him and the cast all tried to take the headset off, so if Jax was an NPC it wouldn't make sense for him to say that cause he knows he doesn't have a VR headset on.

  • @emirturkmen4524
    @emirturkmen4524 หลายเดือนก่อน +169

    Jax breaking the rules of physics isn't that noteworthy when you realise Pomni just grows sharp teeth when she gets angry

    • @Gremlin_Boi_
      @Gremlin_Boi_ หลายเดือนก่อน +30

      and the fact she literally turned into a rubber hose character during the "mad max scene" physics says thats not possible.

    • @skillissueee7426
      @skillissueee7426 หลายเดือนก่อน +20

      Physics play no role in tadc
      Pomni was literally flying with Caine at the beginning of ep1

    • @emirturkmen4524
      @emirturkmen4524 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      @@skillissueee7426 Further helps my point

    • @Misto_deVito6009
      @Misto_deVito6009 หลายเดือนก่อน +11

      Also Jax is a Loony Toon based character. That's why he does what he does

    • @Poke_Nerd837
      @Poke_Nerd837 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Pomni also stretches out her arms between the two syrup rigs like a slingshot.

  • @lifeiscats1337
    @lifeiscats1337 หลายเดือนก่อน +158

    You missed the scene where Kinger says it took Ragatha a while to settle in. That’s hard proof Ragatha was a human.

    • @11th-lemon
      @11th-lemon หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      Or maybe she was replaced with an NPC, which would explain her change in personality.

    • @ravimahiwal8126
      @ravimahiwal8126 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      ​@@11th-lemonwhat change in personality?

    • @LIFEOFBUNNYBOY
      @LIFEOFBUNNYBOY หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      You make no sense ​@@11th-lemon

    • @sable1334
      @sable1334 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      An AI could take a while settling in at the Circus.

    • @11th-lemon
      @11th-lemon หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@ravimahiwal8126 From desperate and maybe hostile to optimistic, as implied by Kinger.
      ​ @THEMIGHTYPRESTON666 I can see a switch happening. They're in a digital space, so borrowing someone else's model doesn't have to be impossible. It's possible the original Ragatha decided to stay on some adventure world while an NPC took her place, or that she flat out abstracted (episode 1 shows that Caine isn't immediately notified of abstractions) and some NPC saw the opportunity to take her place.
      The only issue with that is that the show is character-focused, which means it's more likely to explore a change in personality than a simple switch, but that's just meta reasoning.
      I also don't think an old AI could pretend to be human, but I'm going with the premise of this video for fun.

  • @astronuata2950
    @astronuata2950 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I thought when Cain was talking about the AI getting into the circus was him realizing that he was an AI.

  • @micahzollars-di6qo
    @micahzollars-di6qo 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I've been just as excited for this Film Theory as I was for the actual second episode of ADC

  • @Mushroomi_yt
    @Mushroomi_yt หลายเดือนก่อน +74

    10:11 I’m pretty sure ragatha that isn’t an npc because when they were riding on “The Fudge” Ragatha and Kinger are talking and Kinger say this “I remember when you first entered the circus” or something along those lines. This shows that Ragatha is most definitely a human.

    • @malikaslimani869
      @malikaslimani869 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Raga

    • @josepass2563
      @josepass2563 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      ​@SKULGRYNTHE OPP STOPPA

    • @pratyushpchandra9230
      @pratyushpchandra9230 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      ​@@josepass2563 lobotomy kaisen strikes again

  • @JonathanFury1596
    @JonathanFury1596 หลายเดือนก่อน +67

    I never saw cane’s little moment as a hint towards his possible fault. I just saw it as him being over dramatic thinking about what COULD happen.

    • @anthonydavid3348
      @anthonydavid3348 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      As much as “overdramatic” fits Caine to a tee, I feel like too much emphasis was placed on it for it to amount to nothing.
      That being said, I could definitely see it as *foreshadowing* - a signal of future consequences if an NPC sneaks (or is snuck) into the Circus without Caine’s knowledge.

    • @the-rats-ruckus
      @the-rats-ruckus หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      Definitely. They are NOT npcs.

    • @Protectorofyoutube
      @Protectorofyoutube หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      We, skibidi toilet fans, have a lot of respect for Glitch productions and his series, don't fall into their trap ( I'm refering to this sh*t bot skibidiyesyesuttp ).

    • @11th-lemon
      @11th-lemon หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      Yeah, he did the same thing in episode 1 when talking about the void. I don't think it was something special.

    • @Yipper64
      @Yipper64 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      yeah everyone is reading into that one a lot.

  • @sai_ai__8446
    @sai_ai__8446 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    17:11 i wonder how many people only now realise the in front of a candy people eating monster part.

  • @Colorful--Strawberry--Remedy
    @Colorful--Strawberry--Remedy 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    I remember that Gooseworx said TADC was inspired by “I have no mouth and I must scream.” If Jax is an npc, what if the reason he’s so cruel is because he hates the others for being human and getting to have real lives he never will like AM does in the story?

  • @bloodybee3553
    @bloodybee3553 หลายเดือนก่อน +73

    I can see some reasoning for Jax to be made a plushie: The creators probably knew he would be a fan favorite. I haven't actually watched either episode, but from what I've seen, they've made him a lovable bully type of thing. He's always casual, adding humor in crazy situations, he mentions food all the time so people are like "lol same," he's sarcastic and somewhat quippy, and he's voiced by the OG femboy spider. They knew they had something here that people would love.

    • @jonathansevigny2772
      @jonathansevigny2772 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @UTTPisBetterThanDannoCal new idiot in his horible brain roting prosses

    • @Doublemonk0506
      @Doublemonk0506 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      Also, Tumblr Sexyman, thy name is Jax

    • @lawliamsonic
      @lawliamsonic หลายเดือนก่อน

      And he's voiced by the what

    • @nerdymaple2637
      @nerdymaple2637 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@lawliamsonic He was the original voice actor for Angel Dust from Hazbin Hotel

    • @lawliamsonic
      @lawliamsonic หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@nerdymaple2637 Ah

  • @Lev-Wave
    @Lev-Wave หลายเดือนก่อน +517

    When Goosework was questioned about "Which character in the digital circus deserved to be there the most" Her answer was Jax. This implies that Jax had to have a rough upbringing in the real world to have his placement in the circus justified

    • @Ishbosheth.
      @Ishbosheth. หลายเดือนก่อน +56

      Or he belongs there the most *because* he is an AI, created inside the circus.

    • @EternalSentinal
      @EternalSentinal หลายเดือนก่อน +21

      Or that he deserves to be there because he was literally created to be there as an NPC

    • @Fritz-co4pb
      @Fritz-co4pb หลายเดือนก่อน +11

      ​@@EternalSentinalhad the same thought. I feel like saying a character deserves to be there is weird as well. I mean it's not like a punishment or at least not one that is inflicted on purpose. Also jack's is the only one that's really more than just grumpy

    • @somethingsuperbland8829
      @somethingsuperbland8829 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      Unless of course he deserves to be there since he earned his way by throwing someone else under the bus. That lying and manipulating people into thinking he’s a human makes the circus his reward instead of death. He deserves to be there bc despite being AI he’s still as human as the rest of them just like the argument to keep Gumigoo. Jax is just as human as they are even if that human is an awful person

    • @bella_daze3092
      @bella_daze3092 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I agree with this ❤❤❤

  • @joelleartastic2468
    @joelleartastic2468 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Maybe that's why Jax is soo scared of abstraction? It could reveal his code by glitching him out.

  • @user-oy7cg6xo4i
    @user-oy7cg6xo4i 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I saw a different theory saying that all of these things Jax does is on purpose and does them to distract the cast from the real problem

  • @ur-pink-gf
    @ur-pink-gf หลายเดือนก่อน +133

    I had a small suspicion that it was ragatha and jax being npcs, because they are just such perfect foils for each other that it’s strange

    • @the-rats-ruckus
      @the-rats-ruckus หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      "I think they're NPCs because they'd seem like that."

    • @ur-pink-gf
      @ur-pink-gf หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@the-rats-ruckus key words, had & suspicion

    • @db5094
      @db5094 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Yes but also teams irl fall into these sorts of roles sometimes

    • @Protectorofyoutube
      @Protectorofyoutube หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@db5094 Sorry, let me just delete these comments.

    • @db5094
      @db5094 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@Protectorofyoutube its okay, you're learning to be a hero we all start somewhere

  • @blueeagleaw
    @blueeagleaw หลายเดือนก่อน +504

    I love how people will drop everything and click on a film/game/style/food theory video

  • @sarahgrimheart3778
    @sarahgrimheart3778 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    " One of these Characters in the Amazing Digital Circus - IS NOT LIKE THE OTHER !! "

  • @RepublicOfIrelandFree123
    @RepublicOfIrelandFree123 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It’s also alongside that when he is hit, little exclamation marks appear and he had things around him, like the bandit when he hits the rocks in episode 2

  • @soonipr0865
    @soonipr0865 หลายเดือนก่อน +50

    First we had Gregory is a robot, now we have Jax is an NPC... I'm starting to notice a trend

    • @AlwaysNeverfound
      @AlwaysNeverfound หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Everyone I'd a robot/ai

    • @tpfoxCastro
      @tpfoxCastro หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@AlwaysNeverfound One of the last video's endings was just that LOL

  • @Sean-qg3gg
    @Sean-qg3gg หลายเดือนก่อน +86

    Another thing about Jax is that he is the one unlocking all the content in the adventures. In Episode 1, he was the leader and directed the characters to their objectives. In Episode 2, if he wasn’t so forceful, they never would’ve met the Fudge, a main character according to the dev room, because Gangle’s driving would be less reckless and Kinger wouldn’t throw the anchor overboard for Pomni, who was thrown out by him.

  • @amandawhelan5146
    @amandawhelan5146 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    At first, I was really sad about that part leaving but now I honestly prefer it. Oh well I Buddha I just wanted to say I have been watching this channel since I was four years old. It’s been a really long time and I just wanna say everyone on this channel is doing great

  • @victorduarte2231
    @victorduarte2231 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I like how jax is only member other than pomni technically can eat even if they’re real, other members either have no mouth, or has 2D mouth

  • @thomas1pharma
    @thomas1pharma หลายเดือนก่อน +68

    I think gummigoos character arc was the most well executed so far. Ive always thought that a fictional character having an existential crisis after finding out their fictionality, and this one is really well executed. And since his arc was over, he got removed and not milked. Also he became a likable character out of an antagonist! My fave char now

    • @Protectorofyoutube
      @Protectorofyoutube หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      We, skibidi toilet fans, have a lot of respect for Glitch productions and his series, don't fall into their trap ( I'm refering to this sh*t bot skibidiyesyesuttp ). Thank you for reading this comment.

  • @TheFistOfNuevaYork
    @TheFistOfNuevaYork หลายเดือนก่อน +166

    F in chat for Gummigoo. RIP, our beloved Australian candy croc. You will not be forgotten!!! 🐊💛💚😭

    • @TheFistOfNuevaYork
      @TheFistOfNuevaYork หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      We got the computers, guys!!!!! 🎉🎉🎉 For context, I had about 7 of them here 10 minutes ago. Another win for the Bait Police and the YT community!
      Edit: they’re back!!!!!
      Edit 2: gone again!!!! VICTORY IS OURS!!!!!

    • @Bureau_Of_Enigma_Affairs
      @Bureau_Of_Enigma_Affairs หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      F

    • @jordanhunter3375
      @jordanhunter3375 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      F

  • @funnydayperson3838
    @funnydayperson3838 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    They didn’t make Kissy missy hurts, so I guess his Kissy missy shirts. Please make him miss Easter. If you don’t I’m gonna check on the puppy playtime I eat I will eat you.

  • @ChatookaMusic
    @ChatookaMusic 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    What if the reason Caine didn't delete Kaufmo isn't because he was a human, but because abstractions are like some kind of virus that's too complicated to just erase? Cuz honestly the most terrifying implication to me is that Caine could just snap his fingers like that and permanently erase an actual person

  • @Foxi3_Draws
    @Foxi3_Draws หลายเดือนก่อน +119

    0:22 why would you do gummigoo dirty like that 😭💀

    • @Gremlin_Boi_
      @Gremlin_Boi_ หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      deadass gave me depression

    • @leandrotubbie2894
      @leandrotubbie2894 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Who are you people

    • @TheGodlyPineapple
      @TheGodlyPineapple หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Yikes the bots went wild here (there used to be 70)

    • @joelnsalah
      @joelnsalah หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Wow I expected less bots than people I am a bit a sad that there are so many.

    • @REDscar9000
      @REDscar9000 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      how many bots are in this one comment???

  • @kylie_105
    @kylie_105 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Can you do a "A series of unfortunate events" theory

  • @user-un9kh4uy4z
    @user-un9kh4uy4z 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I noticed in the second episode that 1 of the A.I in the background was being shaken by another one and his head fell off and the one that was shaking him panicked showing that even individual ai can have emotions (it was in the scene were they were leaving the kingdom)

  • @AbiKenzie-mz5sb
    @AbiKenzie-mz5sb หลายเดือนก่อน +92

    "A SUSSY IMPOSTER IS AMONG US BUBBLE"
    -Caine

    • @WhimsicalSwirls
      @WhimsicalSwirls หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      I read this in Caine’s voice 💀

    • @Rich_1018
      @Rich_1018 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      ​@@WhimsicalSwirlsA M O N G U S

  • @4RILDIGITAL
    @4RILDIGITAL หลายเดือนก่อน +81

    Jax being an imposter NPC instead of one of the humans never really occurred to me but your arguments are really persuasive. It all adds up, especially with the merch clues.

    • @kalmeira9502
      @kalmeira9502 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Or maybe his merch was one of the first because he is the creators favorite character?

  • @chispychisp1690
    @chispychisp1690 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    10:46 well in the scene with the anchor jax does get flug back and he hold on the truck to not get thrown off so i think most of those are gags since gangle also doesn't seem to be affected in that same scene when the truck falls

  • @Comic-_SansTOS
    @Comic-_SansTOS 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Also (just wanted to point this out) when you mentioned Jax stopping on Gangle's mask, we can barely see his foot clipping throught it.

  • @FaeChangeling
    @FaeChangeling หลายเดือนก่อน +38

    I still think there's a definite possibility that it's not any of the main cast and is instead someone we haven't been introduced to yet. The way Caine talks about it, it's like something very big and very bad already happened, but if Jax was the NPC all along then he's kinda just been vibing with the cast and not really causing major issues that would warrant Caine's extreme reaction or delete-on-sight protocol for NPCs in the Circus. Whilst maybe not as narratively satisfying, I feel like it's more likely we'll get some kind of flashback to a character who used to be with the main cast but turned out to be an NPC and made things go haywire, before Caine ended up deleting them. And there's a good chance that Ragatha was the one who brought them in based on her comment of "is that allowed..?" to Pomni's suggestion of keeping Gummigoo around.

    • @reiianyt
      @reiianyt หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      I feel like if Ragatha had been in that situation before, she would have said something closer to an affirmative statement: "Uhm... That's not allowed, Pomni"
      Or maybe a shocked response, like: "Wait, why'd you bring in an NPC?!"
      Since she expresses doubt, it is unlikely she's been in that situation before.