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'''Gyro Gearloose''' is one of the Disney characters. In ''[[Toontown Online]]'', Gyro Gearloose's name was only mentioned in an old installer video and some old [[trading cards]]. In the video, [[Scrooge McDuck]] visited Gyro's lab and ended up finding a robot (supposedly the [[The Chairman|Chairman]]) that Gyro created. Being greedy, Scrooge connected the wrong wires to activate the robot, thus making it turn evil. The robot then went up to the Manufacturing Machine to create more [[Cogs]]. After that, the robot ordered the Cogs to take over Toontown, and Scrooge McDuck's fate became unknown.
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[[File:Gyro Gearloose showing The Big Cheese to Scrooge McDuck.png|thumb|300px|A rare piece of ''Toontown Online'' concept art shows Gyro Gearloose unveiling his invention of the Cogs to Scrooge McDuck.]]
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'''Gyro Gearloose''' is a fictional Disney character, a chicken who is an employee to [[Scrooge McDuck]], created by Carl Barks for The Walt Disney Company. In the [[Toontown (world)|Toontown]] universe, he is known as the creator of the [[Cogs]], among many other inventions such as the [[portable hole]]. Gyro's name was only mentioned in an old installer video and some old [[trading cards]] from ''[[Toontown Online]]'', as well as several [[Alternate Reality Game]] puzzles from ''[[Toontown Rewritten]]'' revolving around the shenanigans of [[Doctor Surlee]] in the game's storyline.
   
 
==A rewritten story==
 
==A rewritten story==
[[File:(Surlee's Papers) 5.png|thumb|300px|"My name is Gyro Gearloose, and today my story is rewritten."]]
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{{Quote|My name is Gyro Gearloose, and today my story is <u>rewritten</u>.|Gyro Gearloose before rewriting himself.|:File:(Surlee's Papers) 5.png}}
:''NOTE: This is based on ''[[Toontown Rewritten]]''<nowiki>'s</nowiki> storyline.''
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[[File:(Surlee's Papers) 5.png|right|300px]]
The result of the robot initiating an order for the Cogs to invade Toontown thanks to Scrooge McDuck's unwise decision caused the [[Toon Council Presidential Elections]] to witness an unexpected interruption that led to [[Doomsday]]. The winner of the election, [[Slappy]], was saddened by the first Cog that showed up during the event: the [[Yesman]]. Toons, including [[Flippy]], fought all of the Cogs to put an end to Doomsday with great success.
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Based on the events of ''Toontown Online''<nowiki/>'s old installer video, the result of Gyro Gearloose's robot initiating an order for the Cogs to invade Toontown thanks to Scrooge McDuck's unwise decision caused the [[Toon Council Presidential Elections]] to suffer from an incoming invasion known as [[Doomsday]]. The winner of the election, [[Slappy]], was saddened by the first Cog that showed up during the event: a [[Yesman]]. [[Toons]], including [[Flippy]], fought against all of the Cogs to put an end to Doomsday with great success.
   
Having felt guilty for the disappearance of Slappy and his invention, the Cogs, going haywire instead of their intended purpose to help [[Toons]] across Toontown, Gyro Gearloose revisited his lab that was transformed into [[Cog Nation]] and invented a [[The Rewritten Device|device]] that would allow him to rewrite himself into becoming a completely new Toon by the name of [[Doctor Surlee]] in order to hide his identity and conduct an experiment known as "The Rewritten Experiment" to rewrite Toontown, and defeat the Cogs once and for all. Now known as Doctor Surlee, he traveled back in time starting on October 26, 1998, and thus his rewritten story began, followed by some [[The 26th|unforeseen consequences]].
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Having felt guilty for the disappearance of Slappy and his invention, the Cogs, becoming evil instead of pursuing their intended purpose to help Toons across Toontown, Gyro Gearloose revisited his lab that was transformed into [[Cog Nation]] and invented [[The Rewritten Device]] that would allow him to rewrite himself into becoming a completely different Toon by the name of Doctor Surlee in order to hide his identity and create an experiment called "''Toontown Rewritten''". Now known as Doctor Surlee, he traveled back in time starting on October 26, 1998 using an unstable [[Doctor Surlee's pocketwatch|pocketwatch]], which prompted [[The 26th|unforeseen anomalies]] to occur in the following years.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Even though the papers were written by Gyro Gearloose, the URLs say they are Doctor Surlee's.
 
*Even though the papers were written by Gyro Gearloose, the URLs say they are Doctor Surlee's.
**This reveals that Doctor Surlee and Gyro Gearloose are the same alias. They've both mentioned creating the same inventions, such as the [[Silly Meter]]. Doctor Surlee had also once noted that "Surlee" is in fact his first name, not his last. An [[ARG: LoonyLabs.net|ARG]] on March 26, 2016 revealed a message from Doctor Surlee's terminal, LL-TERMINAL43, with the initials "S.G.", which stands for Surlee Gearloose.
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**This reveals that Doctor Surlee and Gyro Gearloose are the same character. They had both mentioned creating the same inventions like the [[Silly Meter]]. Doctor Surlee had also once noted that "Surlee" is in fact his first name, not his last. An [[ARG: Incoming Transmission from LL-TERMINAL26|ARG]] on March 26, 2016 revealed a message from Doctor Surlee's terminal, LL-TERMINAL43, with the initials "S.G.", which stands for Surlee Gearloose.
***In the ARG on January 26, 2018, [[Doctor Fissionton]] revealed Doctor Surlee's full name being Surlee Gyro Gearloose.
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***In the same ARG on January 26, 2018, [[Doctor Fissionton]] revealed Doctor Surlee's full name to be Surlee Gyro Gearloose.
 
*In a video called [[:File:Toontown Ad It's Different In Our Town|Toontown Ad: It's Different In Our Town]], the mailbox that [[Sir Max|Joey]] walked past by says "Gyro Engineering".
 
*In a video called [[:File:Toontown Ad It's Different In Our Town|Toontown Ad: It's Different In Our Town]], the mailbox that [[Sir Max|Joey]] walked past by says "Gyro Engineering".
*In an episode of the 2017 ''[[wikipedia:DuckTales (2017 TV series)|DuckTales]]'' reboot, the Cogs were mentioned on Gyro's list of inventions that had gone evil. It was confirmed by co-producer, Frank Angones, that this was a reference to ''[[Toontown Online]]''.<ref>https://suspendersofdisbelief.tumblr.com/post/165656772741/there-was-a-scene-in-todays-episode-where-gyro</ref>
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*In [[w:c:disney:The Great Dime Chase!|an episode]] of the 2017 ''[[wikipedia:DuckTales (2017 TV series)|DuckTales]]'' reboot, the Cogs were mentioned on Gyro Gearloose's list of inventions that had gone evil. It was confirmed by co-producer, Frank Angones, that this was a reference to ''Toontown Online''.<ref>https://suspendersofdisbelief.tumblr.com/post/165656772741/there-was-a-scene-in-todays-episode-where-gyro</ref>
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
<gallery>
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<gallery position="center" widths="240">
 
The "Hole" Story Front TTO Card.jpg|A ''Toontown Online'' trading card about Gyro Gearloose's [[Portable Hole Network|portable hole]] story.
 
The "Hole" Story Front TTO Card.jpg|A ''Toontown Online'' trading card about Gyro Gearloose's [[Portable Hole Network|portable hole]] story.
The "Hole" Story Back TTO Card.jpg|The backside of the trading card.
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The "Hole" Story Back TTO Card.jpg|The back side of the trading card.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   

Latest revision as of 01:30, November 11, 2019

Gyro Gearloose showing The Big Cheese to Scrooge McDuck

A rare piece of Toontown Online concept art shows Gyro Gearloose unveiling his invention of the Cogs to Scrooge McDuck.

Gyro Gearloose is a fictional Disney character, a chicken who is an employee to Scrooge McDuck, created by Carl Barks for The Walt Disney Company. In the Toontown universe, he is known as the creator of the Cogs, among many other inventions such as the portable hole. Gyro's name was only mentioned in an old installer video and some old trading cards from Toontown Online, as well as several Alternate Reality Game puzzles from Toontown Rewritten revolving around the shenanigans of Doctor Surlee in the game's storyline.

A rewritten storyEdit

My name is Gyro Gearloose, and today my story is rewritten.
―Gyro Gearloose before rewriting himself.[src]
(Surlee&#039;s Papers) 5

Based on the events of Toontown Online's old installer video, the result of Gyro Gearloose's robot initiating an order for the Cogs to invade Toontown thanks to Scrooge McDuck's unwise decision caused the Toon Council Presidential Elections to suffer from an incoming invasion known as Doomsday. The winner of the election, Slappy, was saddened by the first Cog that showed up during the event: a Yesman. Toons, including Flippy, fought against all of the Cogs to put an end to Doomsday with great success.

Having felt guilty for the disappearance of Slappy and his invention, the Cogs, becoming evil instead of pursuing their intended purpose to help Toons across Toontown, Gyro Gearloose revisited his lab that was transformed into Cog Nation and invented The Rewritten Device that would allow him to rewrite himself into becoming a completely different Toon by the name of Doctor Surlee in order to hide his identity and create an experiment called "Toontown Rewritten". Now known as Doctor Surlee, he traveled back in time starting on October 26, 1998 using an unstable pocketwatch, which prompted unforeseen anomalies to occur in the following years.

TriviaEdit

  • Even though the papers were written by Gyro Gearloose, the URLs say they are Doctor Surlee's.
    • This reveals that Doctor Surlee and Gyro Gearloose are the same character. They had both mentioned creating the same inventions like the Silly Meter. Doctor Surlee had also once noted that "Surlee" is in fact his first name, not his last. An ARG on March 26, 2016 revealed a message from Doctor Surlee's terminal, LL-TERMINAL43, with the initials "S.G.", which stands for Surlee Gearloose.
      • In the same ARG on January 26, 2018, Doctor Fissionton revealed Doctor Surlee's full name to be Surlee Gyro Gearloose.
  • In a video called Toontown Ad: It's Different In Our Town, the mailbox that Joey walked past by says "Gyro Engineering".
  • In an episode of the 2017 DuckTales reboot, the Cogs were mentioned on Gyro Gearloose's list of inventions that had gone evil. It was confirmed by co-producer, Frank Angones, that this was a reference to Toontown Online.[1]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://suspendersofdisbelief.tumblr.com/post/165656772741/there-was-a-scene-in-todays-episode-where-gyro
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