|Bad Cop/Good Cop
Bad Cop/Good Cop
|[List of appearances]
- “Rest in pieces!”
- ―Bad Cop/Good Cop
Bad Cop/Good Cop, also known as Bad Cop, is a secondary antagonist to appear in The LEGO Movie in 2014. He is Lord Business' top henchman. Liam Neeson provides both Bad and Good Cop's voices, as well as Pa Cop's.
Description[edit | edit source]
Bad Cop has a black torso decorated with a police uniform, and also has black arms, grey hands, black hips, and black legs. His head is yellow and has double-sided printing. One side portrays his "bad" personality, and the other side portrays his "good" personality.
In 70802 Bad Cop's Pursuit, his bad side has sunglasses with grey lenses and a determined, aggressive expression, while his good side has round glasses with clear lenses and a smile. Bad Cop also wears a black helmet and wields a grey blaster that shoots red studs.
His 71004 The LEGO Movie Series variant comes with a double-sided head piece as well. One side shows his bad side, which has the same glasses but a less aggressive expression than his other variant; this variant's Bad Cop face is merely serious. The other side features a scribbled-on smiling face that looks like it was drawn on with marker. This variant carries handcuffs and a smartphone, which is depicted using a printed black 1x2 tile. The torso is the same, minus back-printing.
Bad Cop's appearance in 70819 Bad Cop Car Chase is the same as his appearance in 70802 Bad Cop's Pursuit, except he utilizes different face prints. His Bad Cop side features an angry, shouting expression, with an open mouth and teeth showing. The Good Cop side also features an alternate Good Cop expression. Like his appearance in 70802 Bad Cop's Pursuit, Bad Cop wields a stud-firing blaster.
Background[edit | edit source]
Bad Cop is the son of Ma and Pa Cop who works as the top enforcer of Lord Business and is fiercely loyal to him, having captured Master Builders for him for many years. He interrogates Emmet after he finds the piece of resistance and brings him to the melting chamber. He leaves temporarily, and when he comes back, Wyldstyle has freed Emmet. He tries to stop them, and has his forces give chase through the streets of Bricksburg. Emmet and Wyldstyle escape in a tunnel that leads to the Old West, however, causing Bad Cop to be quite frustrated.
Not long after, Lord Business confronts him about his failure. After Bad Cop's failure to glue his parents in place using the Kragle, Lord Business determines that his Good Cop side is making him soft and wipes it off using nail polish remover. The now completely bad Bad Cop proceeds to glue his parents and continues his hunt for Emmet.
Bad Cop hunts for the group in the Old West and finds them after receiving a tip from Sheriff Not-a-Robot. Bad Cop pursues Emmet, Wyldstyle, and Vitruvius with his car, eventually cornering them on top of a train. He charges at them with his car, but they build a ramp and he flies off. His car, however, then transforms into flight mode, and he destroys the bridge, causing the trio to fall. They are saved by Batman in his Batwing, and Batman proceeds to fight Bad Cop, turning his car into a baby carriage, which falls to the ground.
Bad Cop later returns with his car to Cloud Cuckoo Land, having tagged Emmet with a tracking device in the Old West. At this point, the police vehicles have also been Kragled, so the Master Builders cannot destroy them. Bad Cop chases Emmet, but he, Wyldstyle, Vitruvius, Batman, Unikitty, and Benny escape into the waters below Cloud Cuckoo Land by building a sub. Though he lost Emmet, Bad Cop proceeds to destroy Cloud Cuckoo Land and capture all the Master Builders that had gathered there. In addition, he finds the wreckage of the sub the master builders had used, concluding that they had died but having his forces search for the remains anyway.
After the heroes are caught trying to reach the Kragle and are put into the Think Tank, Lord Business announces his plans to have the place self-destruct as the world is glued together, with Bad Cop trapped as well. Emmet saves them all by throwing himself off the edge of the universe, strapped to the battery controlling the explosion, and afterwards, Bad Cop joins the good guys, drawing on a new Good Cop face with black marker. When the heroes succeed in stopping the Kragle, he is shown reuniting with his parents, who are revealed to be safe, because Lord Business de-Kragled the citizens after uniting the Kragle with the Piece of Resistance.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Liam Neeson, who voices Bad Cop and Pa Cop in The LEGO Movie, played Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.
- The name "Good Cop/Bad Cop" comes from a psychological concept used as a tactic in interrogation.
- A running gag throughout the film is that when Bad Cop is angry, he takes out his frustration on a chair, kicking it away, and often hitting a Robo SWAT. Once, he hoisted up a chair and threw it, football-style, several hundred meters through the air, hitting a Robo SWAT with perfect accuracy.
- Bad Cop/Good Cop's real name is unknown, if he even has one. His dual names may very well be his real names, although Pa Cop normally calls him simply "Son".
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- 70802 Bad Cop's Pursuit
- 70819 Bad Cop Car Chase
- 71004 The LEGO Movie Series
- 71213 Fun Pack (Bad Cop)
- 70840 Welcome to Apocalypseburg
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LEGO.com Description[edit | edit source]
This is a description taken from LEGO.com. Please do not modify it. Lord Business’s #1 henchman, whose loyalty is tested when he is forced to turn on his own parents. As the story unfolds, it is apparent that there can be a Good Cop inside him as well.
"There's still a Good Cop in me somewhere…"
Bad Cop may be a mean and ruthless bully, but he has a Good Cop half too – or at least he did until Lord Business used a powerful relic to erase his nice side’s face and keep his henchman’s conscience from getting in the way of his evil plans.
But is Good Cop gone forever? Could there still be a friendly smile lurking somewhere behind that cranky scowl? Emmet and his friends had better hope so, or they and the entire LEGO world may be doomed!
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