Film Theory: The BIG Mistake of Monsters Inc

11. feb. 2021
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By now, most of us know the end of Monsters Inc. The Monsters discover that the screams they've been using as a power source are not the most optimized way to do business. Which, you know, is good to find out given the terror they've been puting generations of kids through. Thanks to the adventures of Sully, Mike and Boo, they find out laughter works even BETTER than the sreams. What I want to know, Theorists, is WHY that is and, more importantly, did the Monsters actually make a big MISTAKE?
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  • 09:50 the word "addiction" and and "whose line is it anyway?" so close close together sound like a substance abuse

    BjörnBjörnPred 7 urami
  • Use the door to a movie theater

    Jason SkeansJason SkeansPred 9 urami
  • On the point of the group of 11th graders getting silver for producing electricity from sound. Although not as amazing as that, the person who created the current US flag was also a high school student and got a B-.

    Nigel MarvinNigel MarvinPred 10 urami
  • As a parent who currently shares a room with her 6 year old son, that intro was me trying to get to bed every night 😂

    Danielle ThomasDanielle ThomasPred 14 urami
  • So that begs the question, how are they harvesting dopamine brain chemicals out of these kids? . . . . . .

    AEtherstreamAEtherstreamPred 18 urami
  • So, Patch Adams was right all along about laughter helping people

    itsGuyitsGuyPred 19 urami
  • Anyone remember sully's big scare in monsters university?

    Kids GoggansKids GoggansPred 21 uro
  • I am reborn

    SHISHIPred dnevom
  • The Yellow lantern corps

    Neo44Neo44Pred dnevom
  • How did matpat know I have headphones!?!?!

    sus Adventuresus AdventurePred dnevom
  • Harmony and horror film theory pleaseee

    Dylan SmithDylan SmithPred dnevom
  • Positivity, Not as Powerful as Negative, but reactions well.

    Blazer RayBlazer RayPred dnevom
  • Time to go green. Forget SOLAR energy this is the FUTURE

    Leonardo SommaLeonardo SommaPred dnevom
  • Why arent we using this in the real world then?

    Leonardo SommaLeonardo SommaPred dnevom
  • Nice sponsor transition dam

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  • i am the worst - covid 19 …bots-Jake Paul

    Lucas HuangLucas HuangPred 2 dnevi
  • tea

    AlexAlexPred 2 dnevi
  • Actually I feel as though if the monsters regularly show up in adult's bedrooms they'd get exposed eventually. Preying on kids is easier because of how naturally paranoid they are and it'd just be shrugged off. Also, because they can fight back can also be another factor.

    Slimey BoiSlimey BoiPred 2 dnevi
  • And this theory would make sense if the portals they use to get into the kids bedrooms didn't need more energy than the one they produce with either laughter or screams...

    PD ZombiePD ZombiePred 2 dnevi
  • This is easily one of my favorite movies of all time.

    will4601 will4601will4601 will4601Pred 2 dnevi
  • Me when MatPat creates a theory that makes a lot of sense: Happy When he says "It's just a theory, a FILM THEORY!": You just ruined my day. Congratulations!

    Rock girlRock girlPred 2 dnevi
  • I debunk your theory by stating that the energy they use does not come from "sound waves" or "dopamine" but actually emotions = energy in motion. I don't want to get into more details.

    ISUN1PRO9ISUN1PRO9Pred 2 dnevi
  • Me after looking at a meme: *produces happy*

    Melissa HansonMelissa HansonPred 3 dnevi
  • I love the intro

    SpearSpartan0427SpearSpartan0427Pred 3 dnevi
  • Instructions unclear set myself on fire now being treated for 3 degree burns I did lose 12 pounds tho

    David KassaDavid KassaPred 3 dnevi
  • Phillipine students: "Invent a sound based energy source" Videoke singers: It's showtime TA TA RA TATA TAAAAAAA

    ItsChevnotJeff 2020ItsChevnotJeff 2020Pred 3 dnevi
    • Me when MatPat creates a theory that makes a lot of sense: Happy When he says "It's just a theory, a FILM THEORY!": You just ruined my day. Congratulations!

      Rock girlRock girlPred 2 dnevi
  • Guys, if we put loud music from a phone or something connected and in front of the reverse speaker, would we get infinite energy

    Claye CoadClaye CoadPred 3 dnevi
  • Still they have access to any door, so why are they scaring kids, when they can steal uranium?

    Eligible DockEligible DockPred 3 dnevi
  • I swear hes the cutest thing ever

    eioshen boboieioshen boboiPred 4 dnevi
  • The monsters don’t repeatedly keep scaring the same kid over and over again! It’s common sense to know that the more someone gets introduced to something, it will be more expected and predictable. Why wouldn’t millions of monsters from each electric company not know a simple function of the brain? Monsters should also be exploring new ways to get energy from humans also! Maybe just maybe they can a better source that doesn’t involve making portals into peoples homes and scaring the living day lights out of them!! Laughing is just like scaring since people can’t be introduced with the same gag over and over again!! It won’t be funny any more!!! The reason why the laughing was so much a big hit is because monsters can stay with the same kid and give different joke each night! The kid will laugh as long as you don’t do the same gag!! That’s my conclusion!

    MilkStainMilkStainPred 4 dnevi
  • Film theory: how much power is in a scream canister.

    Iamthemanager KarenIamthemanager KarenPred 4 dnevi
  • wow comedians are fitness triners

    uganda knuckles fan 1010uganda knuckles fan 1010Pred 5 dnevi
  • No cartoon monster will scare anyone after fnaf 4-

    ? Exøtîc_Wøłfię ¿? Exøtîc_Wøłfię ¿Pred 5 dnevi
  • One time, I heard that someone had asked why the monsters at monsters inc don’t scare adults, considering that adults would have a more powerful scream, thus creating more energy.

    Ethan 1512Ethan 1512Pred 5 dnevi
  • Dont worry the kid lying in the bed is just in hospital and its just nightmare ;)

    bernertbernertPred 5 dnevi
  • Love the intro one of his best.

    Mason and TylerMason and TylerPred 5 dnevi
  • 6:45 people playing horror games lose 100 calories per second next time when I am playing a horror game I am going for extreme level

    Sama AlmzainySama AlmzainyPred 5 dnevi
  • I'm a little dissapointed in MatPat's mess up on the decibel thing... the difference between them is logarithmic, meaning for each +10 in decibels, it is 10 times more powerful, so for a difference of 25, its about 400x more energy. Not sure where he got the 56x number from....

    Zachary FiggeZachary FiggePred 5 dnevi
  • Wait ao how could they transfer that into energy? Like i undertale the sound one i just sont understand now they he said its not the sound

    JaidenJaidenPred 5 dnevi
  • The gold medal winner created a baking soda volcano

    HHerobrineeHHerobrineePred 5 dnevi
  • Has MatPat not heard of Sound Powered Phones?

    Taki117Taki117Pred 6 dnevi
  • But! How do they use dopamine as energy???

    Evie Elliot GerzioEvie Elliot GerzioPred 6 dnevi
  • Feir is infinite

    koushikukoushikuPred 6 dnevi
  • I half thought this was a theory on Shrek Wasoski, not disappointed though 😆

    Emily AnEmily AnPred 6 dnevi

    The FSR RussiaballThe FSR RussiaballPred 6 dnevi
  • If anime taught me anything the power of friendship reigns supreme over all!

    xvegeta13xvegeta13Pred 7 dnevi
  • 8:25 is that.... is that louis theroux?

    Kirsty WrayKirsty WrayPred 7 dnevi
  • The real issue about scaring adults, is that they would retaliate.

    carlosfer2201carlosfer2201Pred 7 dnevi
    • “Emotion can be used as energy” Reminds me of how agony powers animatronics in fnaf.

      Emily AnEmily AnPred 6 dnevi
  • On 2:24 3 not 2.

    Your 1839Your 1839Pred 7 dnevi
  • The biggest error in this theory is the "screams have decreased effectiveness". Unless they've only been in business for literally 16-ish years or less, there would of been more and more kids to scare who aren't resistant. It made it seem like they only have same group of kids since it's started.

    Mike BrownMike BrownPred 7 dnevi
  • But how does dopamine make power? I might of missed that point but I think you glossed over that.

    piie9piie9Pred 7 dnevi
  • I’m shocked about depression with the virus

    Why must I LiveWhy must I LivePred 7 dnevi
    • Mat im from the philipines ok that got silver since its too big brain for smol brains ya get?

      fouoii gyhhfouoii gyhhPred 7 dnevi
  • Is the kid at 7:24 american?

    SuperGamer_XYSuperGamer_XYPred 8 dnevi
    • Also the more you scare the same child the more likely they become unafraid. Talk about fear therapy lol

      fouoii gyhhfouoii gyhhPred 7 dnevi
  • "a speaker but in reverse [...] instead of taking power and converting it in soud waves [...] it takes sound waves and convert it into courrent" A device also known as a microphone.

    João MrtinsJoão MrtinsPred 8 dnevi
  • So in the future memes are gonna be fuel?

    Gorden RamsayGorden RamsayPred 8 dnevi
  • Did you really just make a "theory" about the actual plot of Monsters Inc like it wasnt all clearly explained in the film?

    Ministry of Magic: Department of MysteriesMinistry of Magic: Department of MysteriesPred 8 dnevi
    • He made a theory on what was actually being harvested when visiting the children. Not the plot of the movie.

      Maple ReyesMaple ReyesPred 7 dnevi
  • Am I going insane or can you hear some hammering in the last minutes of the vid ?

    Game BoyGame BoyPred 8 dnevi
  • _"Give MatPat a Custom Creator Award!"_ - MLG Joe

    MLG JoeMLG JoePred 8 dnevi
  • a freaking silver medal. A SILVER MEDAL. Adults just don't smart like they used to.

    li’l squiddleli’l squiddlePred 9 dnevi
  • Can you do a video of the C.D.A from monsters Inc

    JROTC color guardJROTC color guardPred 9 dnevi
  • Wait a sec: ... Sound electricity... ... Oceans/ turbulent rivers/ waterfalls loud... ... If we could increase the energy output per diaphragm wiggle... ... o3o

    Will Hernandez DrawsWill Hernandez DrawsPred 9 dnevi
    • Michael Reaves did this to power a microwave

      bodoti qwiubodoti qwiuPred 8 dnevi
  • “Emotion can be used as energy” Reminds me of how agony powers animatronics in fnaf.

    nman551nman551Pred 9 dnevi
    • @bodoti qwiu me too

      DeathWillCome 2928DeathWillCome 2928Pred 7 dnevi
    • I stick to Minecraft-

      bodoti qwiubodoti qwiuPred 8 dnevi
  • Can you do a theory on AutoDale?

    ChryssiiiArtChryssiiiArtPred 9 dnevi
  • That Intro was epic

    Betim IljaziBetim IljaziPred 9 dnevi
  • So, alternate energy sources to help a dying industry? Mm...nope, can't think of any parallels.

    Mr Skysen GamesMr Skysen GamesPred 9 dnevi
  • I haven't finished the video yet however, MatPat says that screams are louder then laughter, however, wouldn't it be harder to keep someone screaming than putting someone into a fit of laughter. Like it would take longer but, one scream for a minute and a half or a prolonged period of laughter the monsters could fill at least twice the canisters with laughs if they are funny enough

    Caroline HardacreCaroline HardacrePred 9 dnevi
  • Also the more you scare the same child the more likely they become unafraid. Talk about fear therapy lol

    Shadow of deathShadow of deathPred 9 dnevi
  • Mat im from the philipines ok that got silver since its too big brain for smol brains ya get?

    Jerome Dg BacorroJerome Dg BacorroPred 9 dnevi
  • How facinating

    2b Lucid2b LucidPred 9 dnevi
  • You literally took this theory from the Pixar theory. Boo.

    Benjamin hartenBenjamin hartenPred 9 dnevi
  • Kids: make a power source from sound and only get the silver medal dr doofenshmirtz : first time

    Game bit GamerGame bit GamerPred 9 dnevi
  • Is this why my humor has gotten so bad during quarantine??

    TheChocolateLeafTheChocolateLeafPred 10 dnevi
  • Wait mike has one eye memes have Changed the way I see him

    NighthickoryNighthickoryPred 10 dnevi
  • Between this and that Valentine’s Day episode on food theory, it’s a miracle MatPat isn’t demonetized

    Wizard IshWizard IshPred 10 dnevi
  • I stick to Minecraft-

    Pickle PicklePickle PicklePred 10 dnevi
  • Michael Reaves did this to power a microwave

    AritakiAritakiPred 10 dnevi
  • The eatable weed physically trace because meal nationally refuse without a eight rest. bored, scintillating ambulance

    Leah FentonLeah FentonPred 10 dnevi
  • “I really wish kids would just stick to Minecraft!”

    soinu foigsoinu foigPred 10 dnevi
  • It's hilarious how much fnaf took over ur channel

    Faith FlaggFaith FlaggPred 10 dnevi
  • 3:50 I appreciate the visual but sound waves are longitudinal waves, and the particles travel parallel to the direction of movement, not perpendicular. My guess is that this was known but chosen to be ignored for simplicity and ease. Just don't want people to get the wrong idea.

    User CUser CPred 10 dnevi
  • Love the intro

    Colin SardineColin SardinePred 10 dnevi

      soinu foigsoinu foigPred 10 dnevi
  • I think one of the reasons they didn't use parents for screen Powers because if they kept doing it then people would start to believe monsters exist cuz eventually enough parents would have said it and people are more likely to believe parents than kids. So it's not good for the long-term run

    Slothsicle !Slothsicle !Pred 10 dnevi
  • 4:08 BRUH, those are my seniors, I heard about the project before in my earlier years. Kinda makes my group project for 11th grade kinda sad in comparison...

    Daniel Josh T. LimosoDaniel Josh T. LimosoPred 10 dnevi
  • Can we talk about how monsters inc predicted Bitcoin mining way before it was a thing. The doors are actually just a metaphor for Bitcoin.

    Aiden BurgessAiden BurgessPred 10 dnevi
  • Imagine how much power would Monster Inc have with Sr Pelo alone.

    Дмитрий ГусаревДмитрий ГусаревPred 10 dnevi
  • "A speaker but in reverse" "Take sound waves and convert it into electrical power" "Vibrate a magnet and coil system" MatPat.....You're literally describing a microphone---That thing you're using to record your description of a microphone.

    Steven BackenstoesSteven BackenstoesPred 10 dnevi
  • Matpat do vid about 01a51cd0

    Akashiga YamadaAkashiga YamadaPred 10 dnevi
  • Mat, this was just plain lazy. You're completely ignoraning the scene where Boo laughs inside of the appartment and creates so much electricity that she breaks their light bulb a d causes a blackout. Keep in mind that there were no yellow tanks around for holding screams. It's can also be compared to the low voltage she generated when crying. You're making it obvious that you didn't even watch the movie. Similar to how you've probably never played Minecraft.

    Alexander BrownAlexander BrownPred 11 dnevi
  • If you can create energy from sound, you can create infinite energy from an echo chamber.

    kiana browningkiana browningPred 11 dnevi
  • This is blowing my tiny tint little brain in the first 4 minutes

    Romeo GarciaRomeo GarciaPred 11 dnevi
  • I dont live in egypt, so im gonna make my computer think i live in egypt, just to watch monsters inc

    BubbleGumPanda _gachaBubbleGumPanda _gachaPred 11 dnevi
  • I need no nord vpn

    pixel manpixel manPred 11 dnevi
  • Scream energy = adrenaline

    Naomi LogieNaomi LogiePred 11 dnevi
  • What the ahhhhhhh

    The cool kid five Nights at freddysThe cool kid five Nights at freddysPred 12 dnevi
    • 2:35 dont ask me how I know 6:20 Steph!

      hen kohen koPred 11 dnevi
  • how do you know

    Erin ParkerErin ParkerPred 12 dnevi
    • “They focus on children’s bedrooms” where is Chris Hansen?

      hen kohen koPred 11 dnevi

    Jon TelencioJon TelencioPred 12 dnevi
  • Laster death good like a medicine

    Thomas Brisco Jr.Thomas Brisco Jr.Pred 12 dnevi
  • why is no one talking about the noise at 8:00

    Rudi: JudeRudi: JudePred 12 dnevi
  • OK WAIT MATTPATT - itsa movie!!! its disney!!!! (MIC DROP)

    DagDagPred 12 dnevi
  • Adventure time plz

    Josue CepedaJosue CepedaPred 12 dnevi