Whoa, Language! Surly Teen Groot Is the Breakout Comedy Star Avengers: Infinity War Needs

There’s other stuff that happens in this new Avengers:  Infinity War tease (most of which we’ve already seen) but to be honest, WHO GIVES A FORK? (Sorry, Cap!)

BECAUSE, TEEN GROOT IS EVERYTHING.

No, seriously — go right to the :44 mark. You won’t regret it, and you will definitely want the scene on a loop.

The scene is beautifully played by all parties, including Dad Peter (Chris Pratt), Drax (Dave Bautista) and even an out of focus Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and voice-only Rocket (“Language!), but the show-stopper is surly Groot (now voiced by Terry Notary instead of Vin Diesel) and his snotty reply to being told to get off his device.

SO TEENAGER; MUCH ANGRY.

As parent to two teenagers and a tween (H.E.L.P.), I can confirm this is an utterly accurate depiction of the whole parent/teen dynamic, and I cannot wait to see more of Groot stealing Infinity War.

Avengers:  Infinity War is in theaters April 27th. Now, here’s that loop …

 

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis has been writing about the entertainment industry for ​over eight years, and is the ​Editor-in-Chief at Oohlo, where she muses over television, movies, and pop culture. Previous Senior News Editor at Pajiba, and published at BUST.

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  • how had i not seen that part? the rest is the trailer we all have seen but that and where t’challa talks is new ya?

  • THEasscrackbandit

    AoU callback recognized and appreciated.

  • Groot has been the shining star in all 3 ages, he just is <3 Baby Groot bopping along in a pot, grown up Groot being a hero & emo Groot now, the perfect teen. Two of my favourite movie characters of all time are trees – Groot & Treebeard <3 <3