Tron Uprising 1.07: Price of Power
How many times must Elijah Wood be burdened with the One Ring?
Beck intercepts an airship which is bringing a scientist and his new weapon into Argon City. The scientist acts reckless during the fight and falls to his derez after Beck takes a disc. After analyzing the disc Tron urges Beck to destroy the disc. Beck as the Renegade finds himself on the losing side of a battle and decides to use the disc which while giving him superhuman speed and power also corrupts him. Tron chastises him for using the disc but Beck is oblivious to how the disc makes him behave. After Paige fails to capture the Renegade, Pavel takes Able’s Garage and all the workers there hostage. This lures Beck out where he realizes the disc’s corrupting nature and he and Pavel have an epic battle in the workshop. Pavel with the disc believes he’s invincible and Beck starts to exploit Pavel’s overconfidence. Snatching the disc back Beck holds the weapon up to have it cut in half and rendered useless. Latter Pavel is seen secretly mourning the loss of his heightened powers and ecstatic the half a disc regrows the missing part back.
Yes, a disc that gives tangible and desirable power but corrupts the wielder. The main character Beck is voiced by Mr. Frodo Baggins himself and we have a weird homage or insight reference?!? Skipping aside the whole Lord of the Rings thing, the episode is gain very solid, but not as cool as the last couple of weeks. Sure it’s a learning episode where Beck has to learn that not everything that is useful is worth the price you have to pay, but it does seem a bit flat. That said a flat episode of Tron is still better than more shows out there. Still no character insights we didn’t already know and we are pretty sure we’ll be seeing that disc later on in the series. Maybe Pavel has bigger ambitions than usurping Paige’s position. Watch out General Tessler… or maybe Clu.http://pokupo.com/2012/07/18/tron-uprising-s01e07-price-of-power/AnimeFeatureTVanime,Disney Channel XD,Elijah Wood,Lord of the Rings,Price of Power,TRON: Uprising,TV,With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility