Our favorite villains from 1980s cartoons were serious badasses. They didn’t give a shit about anyone, their own henchmen included. And it was a damn good thing their plans were all ludicrous and destined-to-fail, because these bastards were the very personification of pure evil. But 30 years later, audiences need to feel as though they can relate to even the villains. They can’t just BE evil, something had to happen that MADE them evil. And so, in that vein, I give you their secret motivations.