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I'm starting to suspect Maddrux the Many did not use it to grant him the strength of a thousand, but to summon one thousand of him.
―Blinky to Jim

Hero with a Thousand Faces is the thirty-third episode of Trollhunters and the seventh episode of Part Two.

Official Synopsis

Multiple problems plague a frazzled Jim when his amulet goes on the fritz and Claire invites him to meet her parents at a family barbecue.

Summary

While trying out some different stones for his armor, a yellow stone called the Aspectus Stone makes clones of Jim, and at a bad time too: Jim is attending a BBQ for Claire's mom to win her parents over after what happened with NotEnrique. When one reckless clone (portraying the side of Jim's personality fully dedicated to his duties as a Trollhunter) runs off with the amulet, Jim and the Jims must stop Hunter Jim before it's too late.

Plot

Cast

Trivia

  • It is revealed that Claire's mother is the councilwoman of Arcadia.
  • There are different color jackets for each Jim clone (each to fit the archetype of the emotion):
  • In an interview with the producers, it was revealed that Anton Yelchin actually came up with the idea of this episode, and it was his favorite one to do.
    • In fact, according to Aaron Waltke on his Twitter account, he states that Anton loved playing "crispy" Jim in the episode "Young Atlas" so much that he challenged the producers to make another wild Jim episode like this one.
  • According to Richard Ashley Hamilton, the present day segments of the graphic novel The Felled are set after the events of this episode.[1]
  • Vendel reveals to Jim that the human Periodic Table has only "a few" of the elements that actually exist. In actuality, there are even more elements (common and rare in either the human or troll world) that anyone can imagine.
  • Claire's middle name is revealed to be "Maria".
  • Title: The episode's title is likely a reference to the renowned work of comparative mythology of the same name by Joseph Campbell.
  • Continuity: Mr. Nuñez remarks the time when Jim damaged his house while babysitting Enrique (who was really NotEnrique) in "Adventures in Trollsitting".
  • Running Gags:
    • References to Jim's legs being skinny
    • Hunter Jim yelling "GLORY!" before donning his Trollhunter Armor
  • Goof: Chef Jim is not present when the clones are returned to the Amulet of Daylight.

References

  1. The Felled setting

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Trollhunters
Part One
"Becoming: Part 1"- "Becoming: Part 2"- "Wherefore Art Thou, Trollhunter?"- "Gnome Your Enemy"- "Waka Chaka!"- "Win Lose or Draal"- "To Catch a Changeling"- "Adventures in Trollsitting"- "Bittersweet Sixteen"- "Young Atlas"- "Recipe for Disaster"- "Claire and Present Danger"- "The Battle of Two Bridges"- "Return of the Trollhunter"- "Mudslinging"- "Roaming Fees May Apply"- "Blinky's Day Out"- "The Shattered King"- "Airheads"- "Where Is My Mind?"- "Party Monster"- "It's About Time"- "Wingmen"- "Angor Management"- "A Night to Remember"- "Something Rotten This Way Comes"
Part Two
"Escape from the Darklands"- "Skullcrusher"- "Grand Theft Otto"- "KanjigAAARRRGGHH!!!"- "Homecoming"- "Hiss Hiss, Bang Bang"- "Hero with a Thousand Faces"- "Just Add Water"- "Creepslayerz"- "The Reckless Club"- "Unbecoming"- "Mistrial and Error"- "In the Hall of the Gumm-Gumm King"
Part Three
"Night Patroll"- "Arcadia's Most Wanted"- "Bad Coffee"- "So I'm Dating a Sorceress"- "The Exorcism of Claire Nuñez"- "Parental Guidance"- "The Oath"- "For the Glory of Merlin"- "In Good Hands"- "A House Divided"- "Jimhunters"- "The Eternal Knight: Part 1"- "The Eternal Knight: Part 2"
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