Waternoose's an anti-villain?

How is he deserving to be called an anti-villain? Just because his intentions to save his company are well-intentioned and to the point to extremism, doesn't always make an anti-villain. -- Bannon246 (talk) 11:33, August 9, 2012 (UTC)

Not a complete monster

Ok I know what Waternoose tried to do at the end was extreme trying to kidnap a child, but come on: a Complete Monster? That's a little harsh. Let me give you a brief definition of Complete Monster: someone who commits disgustingly evil acts just because. Things such as torture and rape and murder. Oh and the can never be redeemed. Waternoose may be wrong, but that doesn't mean he can't redeem himself if he wanted. You see how sad he was when he had to banish Mike and Sulley? That wasn't an act. That was genuine sadness! He even chews out Randall when he finds out what the latter had been up to. So if I where you, I'd think twice before calling him a monster. (no pun intended) -- BowserBros65 (talk) 4:47, June 15, 2013 (UTC)

Rumored as the main antagonist

How come Waternoose is still believed to be the main villain of the first film? He is not the main villain, Randall is! -- TheSitcomLover 3:11, June 16, 2013 (UTC)

He is sort of the man behind the man arch-type, same way The Emperor was not the main villain of the First few Star Wars films, he is the rare Bigger Bad category.

And on the subject of Complete Monster yeah, no. He is remorseful about and even needs to try to justify his actions to Mike and Sulley and holds Randall from some over the top jerkatude. No NOT A COMPLETE MONSTER. Mesektet (talk) 19:02, June 29, 2013 (UTC)

More Trivia info

Have anyone read Dean Hardscrabble's article on Disney/Pixar wiki? It is stated in her trivia that she is the direct opposite of Watternoose. While Watternoose appears to be friendly to the protagonist but is actually evil, greedy & uncaring, Dean Hardscrabble is said to be a strict but a nice & caring dean who want her students to learn. Also, it is mentioned that Dean Hardscrabble opposed Watternoose line "Sullivan, open this door!!" into "Sullivan, don't go into that door!!" Does anybody plan to add this on the trivia? (Swoobatman (talk) 02:41, December 18, 2013 (UTC))

Revolutionary Villain

So we have a category now for Revolutionary Villains. I'd say Mr. Waternoose belongs under that category. Catbeast84 (talk) 04:27, March 26, 2014 (UTC)

The Character Died With Him

If you apply this TV Trope to Waternoose, then it's appropriate to add the category of Presumed Deceased. —Futuremoviewriter, 21:01, June 13, 2014 (UTC)

How do y'all know what the J stands for?  

What exactly confirms that the "J" in his name stands for James? Are you sure that's not just assumption? We use stuff based on actual confirmed facts, not opinions and assumptions. So what exactly confirms that the "J" stands for James?  Is it just a homage to his voice actor, because that's NOT verifiable, that's just based on assumption.Ngh93 (talk) 00:50, September 28, 2019 (UTC)

Agreed this should really be renamed. Plus the III should also be removed. Yes he did say that the company had been in his family for 3 generations but even so there is no proof that the name Henry J had been passed down from father to son. TheHeroOfAllWorlds (talk) 01:34, September 28, 2019 (UTC)
Actually the III is a confirmed source because it says in the aformentioned 3 generation dialogue and the "III" is included in Waternoose's profile on the original DVD and it's spoken in the cast featurette on the DVD.
Bottom line, I say the III stays, the "James" goes.Ngh93 (talk) 01:49, September 28, 2019 (UTC)
Oh ok, sorry wasn't aware of that until now. TheHeroOfAllWorlds (talk) 02:00, September 28, 2019 (UTC)

Do you think Waternoose should be considered one of the two main antagonists?

After rewatching Monsters Inc. and seeing that the pages for Al McWhiggin and Stinky Pete were both considered the two main antagonists of Toy Story 2 on this wiki, do you think it is possible to do the same with Randall Boggs and Henry J. Waternoose III? They both share the role of the main antagonist perfectly. Randall and Waternoose are partners in crime, similar to that of the Legion of Doom in My Little Pony where Tirek, Chrysalis, and Cozy Glow share the main antagonist role. Waternoose and Randall both drove the plot of the film and I personally think that both of them are the main antagonists of the movie. What do you all think? Should the articles for Waternoose and Randall be rewritten to clarify that they both are main villains? I'm not "antagonist fussing" here, I'm trying to give out my own reasons why I think they both qualify to be the film's villains. Heck, that was the original intention for the creators of the movie to have two main baddies. LOL Even the Disney wiki clarifies that they both are main villains. If so, I will gladly edit the two pages. :D If not, give me reasons why and I will respect your opinion, as long as you are civil and understanding and not rude or angry. xD VillainNut (talk) 09:53, February 16, 2020 (UTC)


Randall and tells him that he should never have trusted him with the plan since he had to exile his top scorers all because of him. 

That should say "scarer", not "scorer". I'd fix it, but it's protected. Why is it protected anyway? Unowninator (talk) 05:11, September 14, 2020 (UTC)

I just fixed it thanks for telling me about it. Also if you want to know why it was locked it was due to years-long antagonist fussing. Ordeaux26 (talk) 05:15, September 14, 2020 (UTC)

I guess that means it's never getting unprotected, huh? Also, found another: "which is ten times more powerful than scream energy. as well as replacing Mr. Waternoose is the CEO of Monsters, Inc." Unowninator (talk) 19:44, September 14, 2020 (UTC)

Henry J. Waternoose III and whether he is one of the two main antagonists of Pixar's 4th feature film Monsters, Inc. alongside Randall Boggs and if it it is an according statement

All according to Disney Wiki, Henry J. Waternoose III is actually one of the two main antagonists of Pixar's 4th feature film Monsters, Inc. alongside Randall Boggs. The actual minions of Monsters, Inc. are Fungus (of both Randall Boggs and Mr. Waternoose III) and Ms. Flint and Thaddeus Bile (of Mr. Waternoose III). So could a Villains Wiki account please type "Henry J. Waternoose III, more commonly known as Mr. Waternoose or also simply known by his surname Waternoose, is one of the two main antagonists of Pixar's 4th full-length animated feature film Monsters, Inc. (alongside Randall Boggs), and a cameo character in Pixar's 14th full-length animated feature film Monsters University. He is the former chairman of the company, as well as being the boss and grandfather-figure-turned-archenemy of James P. Sullivan and Mike Wazowski. He has Thaddeus Bile, Ms. Flint, and like Randall Boggs Fungus as his minion."? 3921apst (talk) 08:52, 11 November 2020 (UTC)

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