History Characters / ANightmareOnElmstreet

17th Apr '16 4:57:08 PM DuelMark
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* BerserkButton: Only he can kill the children of Elm Street, as Jason would find out.
13th Feb '16 5:44:47 PM Langdo
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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Not only does he kill, he's also ''immensely'' sexist and is strongly implied to be a pedophile as stated above (though only in the remake).

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Not only does he kill, he's also ''immensely'' sexist toward women and is strongly implied to be a pedophile as stated above (though only in the remake).
21st Jan '16 2:06:45 PM Nintendoman01
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* BastardBastard: Freddy isn't called "the bastard son of a 100 maniacs" for nothing. He was conceived when dozens of insane inmates in a mental asylum raped his mother Amanda, a nun who was working there. Freddy was a child murderer in real life, and became a specteral nightmare killer after his death.

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* BastardBastard: Freddy isn't called "the bastard son of a 100 maniacs" for nothing. He was conceived when dozens of insane inmates in a mental asylum raped his mother Amanda, a nun who was working there. Freddy was a child murderer in real life, and became a specteral spectral nightmare killer after his death.



* BroughtDownToNormal: [[spoiler: At the end of ''Comicbook/FreddyVsJasonVsAsh: Nightmare Warriors''. And how so? In the orginal timeline Freddy was let go after someone forget to sign the warrant, and after a TimeyWimeyBall, an FBI agent signs the warrant, leading to Krueger's arrest and the fact he never became the Nightmare God that he once was.]]

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* BroughtDownToNormal: [[spoiler: At the end of ''Comicbook/FreddyVsJasonVsAsh: Nightmare Warriors''. And how so? In the orginal original timeline Freddy was let go after someone forget to sign the warrant, and after a TimeyWimeyBall, an FBI agent signs the warrant, leading to Krueger's arrest and the fact he never became the Nightmare God that he once was.]]



* DemonicPossession: A power demonstrated in ''Freddy's Revenge'' and ''Freddy vs. Jason''.



* {{Flanderization}}: He was considerably more serious in the first film, but the sequels, which largely didn't involve Wes Craven, turned him into a comedic goofball.



* GoneHorriblyRight: In ''Freddy vs. Jason'', he brought [[Franchise/FridayThe13th Jason Voorhees]] BackFromTheDead and set him upon Springwood, knowing that he himself would be blamed for Jason's killings, which would give him enough power to escape Hell and go about haunting Springwood again. The plan works, but Freddy never anticipated that Jason would continue to intrude on his territory and steal his potential victims.
-->'''Freddy''': Everyone forgot! That's why they weren't afraid anymore! That's why I needed Jason to kill for me, to get them to remember! But now he just won't ''stop''!



-->'''Tina''': Oh God!

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-->'''Tina''': Oh Please, God!


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* OffOnATechnicality: How he walked away from the child murders he committed after he died; depending on whether you go by the films or ''Series/FreddysNightmares'', it was either because the judge failed to properly sign the search warrant or because the arresting officer neglected to read him his Miranda rights.


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* {{Unperson}}: After it became known that Freddy grows more powerful based on how much he is feared and by how many people know of him, the town of Springwood tried to erase all knowledge of his existence and his murder spree to spare their children. Those who had any knowledge of Freddy were institutionalized and put on Hypnocil. It worked so well that Freddy brought Jason back to stir things up.
4th Dec '15 1:57:10 PM erforce
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-> "Why are you screaming? I haven't even cut you yet."

[-Played by: Creator/JackieEarleHaley, [[MortalKombat9 Patrick Seitz]]-]

This version of Freddy was a gardener at Badham Pre-School, who was loved by all the kids there. He was also a child molester who used his position to have his way with the children. After the parents found out, they chased him into an industrial park where they trapped him inside a building and burned him alive. Years later he returns to kill all those who attended the pre-school except Nancy, as he has [[AndIMustScream different plans for her]].

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-> "Why ->''"Why are you screaming? I haven't even cut you yet."

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[-Played by: Creator/JackieEarleHaley, [[MortalKombat9 [[VideoGame/MortalKombat9 Patrick Seitz]]-]

This version of Freddy was a gardener at Badham Pre-School, who was loved by all the kids there. He was also a child molester who used his position to have his way with the children. After the parents found out, leraned of his crimes, they chased him into an industrial park where they trapped him inside a building and burned him alive. Years later later, he returns to kill all those who attended the pre-school pre-school, except for Nancy, as he has [[AndIMustScream different plans for her]].



* PaedoHunt: The remake explicitly makes him out to be one, even after a lot of misdirection saying otherwise.

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* PaedoHunt: The remake explicitly makes him out to be one, a child molester, even after a [[RedHerring lot of misdirection saying otherwise.
4th Dec '15 1:53:43 PM erforce
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* AlliterativeName: [[spoiler:Her real name, '''K'''atherine '''K'''rueger]].



* [[StraightMan Straight Woman]]: The sole voice of reason among the generally dysfunctional characters in the film.

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* [[StraightMan Straight Woman]]: StraightMan: The sole voice of reason among the generally dysfunctional characters in the sixth film.
1st Nov '15 7:34:45 AM SheldonDinkleburg
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* BrutalHonesty: She has no qualms about talking back to her parents or her boyfriend about someone trying to ''kill her'', even throwing in a few curse words for good measure. However, she's more amicable when she's not constantly hounded by Freddy.


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* HystericalWoman: She's treated as such in the first movie by all the adults, and she herself almost believes it when Freddy doesn't immediately show up to play in what she thought was the real world. Of course, since it's horror movie, she's ProperlyParanoid.
18th Sep '15 12:06:53 AM erforce
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!Maggie Burroughs (aka [[spoiler:Katherine Kruger]])

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!Maggie Burroughs (aka [[spoiler:Katherine Kruger]])Krueger]])
1st Aug '15 9:00:36 AM Theokal3
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* DarkerAndEdgier: While he is still inclined to occasional one-liners, his attitude is a lot angrier and more bitter compared to his mainstream counterpart.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: While he is still inclined to occasional one-liners, his attitude is a lot angrier and more bitter compared to his mainstream counterpart. And what he plans to do to Nancy is ''way'' more disturbing.
1st Aug '15 8:58:34 AM Theokal3
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* ColdBloodedTorture: He knows the brain can still function for seven minutes after the heart stops, and gladly takes advantage on it to play with his victims.
* DarkerAndEdgier: While he is still inclined to occasional one-liners, his attitude is a lot angrier and more bitter compared to his mainstream counterpart.
26th Jun '15 2:56:34 PM Langdo
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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Not only does he kill, he's also a ''huge'' misogynist and is strongly implied to be a pedophile as stated above (though only in the remake).

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Not only does he kill, he's also a ''huge'' misogynist ''immensely'' sexist and is strongly implied to be a pedophile as stated above (though only in the remake).
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