TV Club: Character dynamics reveal the key to stopping Dominator in two perfect Wander episodes

I doubt Craig McCracken and his team created “The Robomechabotatron” and “The Flower” with the knowledge that this season was going to be its last. Instead, it feels like these episodes were structured around the reveal that there is a way to, if not directly defeat Dominator, at least stand up to her evilness. There was a brief conversation in the comments last week about what the ultimate endgame was for the show, and how the characters would be able to deal with the greatest villain in the universe. The two penultimate episodes showcases two different ways that this can happen: through a comical disregard of Dominator’s desires (however unintentional), and an absolute belief in hope, even in the face of doom and sadness.

“The Robomechabotatron” might be the finest showcase of the show’s four leads ever since Dominator made her first appearance way back in “The Greater …

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