History Characters / Gorillaz

22nd Jun '18 2:18:51 PM Mr.French
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* EnemyMine: Details are vague, but he appears to have been the one responsible for gassing and shipping 2D to Plastic Beach, despite being Murdoc's enemy. Whether this was a part of the deal he made with Murdoc that made them in the first place or not is unclear.

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* EnemyMine: Details are vague, but he appears to have been the one responsible for gassing and shipping 2D to Plastic Beach, despite being Murdoc's enemy. Whether this was a part of the deal he made with Murdoc that made them enemies in the first place or not is unclear.
19th Jun '18 4:53:04 PM Mr.French
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* GagNose: Has a prominent long, pointy nose.
19th Jun '18 4:39:07 PM Mr.French
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* VillainHasAPoint: While the Boogieman's clearly a bad guy, he isn't exactly ''wrong'' for being upset with Murdoc for not upholding his end of their bargain and giving him his soul. The storyboard for the unfinished "Rhinestone Eyes" music video emphasizes this by giving him a SympatheticPOV flashback that frames ''Murdoc'' as the ominous and untrustworthy stranger that approached the Boogieman with an offer rather than the other way around.

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* VillainHasAPoint: While the Boogieman's clearly a bad guy, he isn't exactly ''wrong'' for being upset with Murdoc for not upholding his end of their bargain and giving him his soul. The storyboard for the unfinished "Rhinestone Eyes" music video emphasizes this by giving him a SympatheticPOV flashback that frames ''Murdoc'' as the ominous and untrustworthy stranger that approached the Boogieman with an offer offer, rather than the other way around.
19th Jun '18 4:37:04 PM Mr.French
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* VillainHasAPoint: While the Boogieman's clearly a bad guy, he isn't exactly ''wrong'' for being upset with Murdoc for not upholding his end of their bargain and giving him his soul. The storyboard for the unfinished "Rhinestone Eyes" music video emphasizes this by giving him a SympatheticPOV flashback that frames ''Murdoc'' as the ominous stranger who approached the Boogieman with an offer.

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* VillainHasAPoint: While the Boogieman's clearly a bad guy, he isn't exactly ''wrong'' for being upset with Murdoc for not upholding his end of their bargain and giving him his soul. The storyboard for the unfinished "Rhinestone Eyes" music video emphasizes this by giving him a SympatheticPOV flashback that frames ''Murdoc'' as the ominous and untrustworthy stranger who that approached the Boogieman with an offer.offer rather than the other way around.
19th Jun '18 4:34:35 PM Mr.French
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* ButtMonkey: Of TheFourHorsemenOfTheApocalypse. While the other four are shown riding terrifying demon steeds causing chaos, the Boogieman is trailing behind on a tiny donkey making everything smell bad. He was also apparently kicked out of the group "before they got big".
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Nowhere to be seen in Phase 4 so far.
* FemmeFatalons: Though he never uses them.

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* ButtMonkey: Of TheFourHorsemenOfTheApocalypse. While the other four are shown riding terrifying demon steeds causing chaos, the Boogieman is trailing behind on a tiny donkey making everything smell bad. He was also apparently kicked out of the group "before they got big".
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Nowhere to be seen in after Phase 4 so far.
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* DemBones: The storyboard for the "Rhinestone Eyes" video reveals that he hides an exposed rib cage underneath his cloak.
* EnemyMine: Details are vague, but he appears to have been the one responsible for gassing and shipping 2D to Plastic Beach, despite being Murdoc's enemy. Whether this was a part of the deal he made with Murdoc that made them in the first place or not is unclear.
* EvilVersusEvil: Murdoc is far from the most heroic guy, particularly during Phase 3, but the Boogieman, his main opposition throughout it, is a malevolent soul-stealing specter.
* FemmeFatalons: Though he never uses them.them.
* ForTheEvulz: Seemingly the only reason that he kidnaps the manatee in the "On Melancholy Hill" video.



* TheGrimReaper: Explicitly ''isn't'' the Grim Reaper, who has been shown as a separate character at various points, but shares much in common with him. He's a supernatural soul collector that appears in the form of an ominous skeletal figure dressed in black



* MalevolentMaskedMen
* NoodleIncident: How or why he's living with the Gorillaz during [="DoYaThing"=] is never explained.

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* MalevolentMaskedMen
MalevolentMaskedMen: Wears a mask and is the primary villain of Phase 3.
* NonActionBigBad: Seems averse to physical confrontations, if his reactions to getting cornered in the videos are anything to go off of. That said, he's nimble enough to sprint from Murdoc's base on Plastic Beach all the way to a distant pirate ship while getting shot at, so he's not exactly weak.
* NoodleIncident: How or why he's living with the Gorillaz during [="DoYaThing"=] is never explained. Even before that, the exact specifics of the ill-fated deal he and Murdoc made with each other are unclear.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: According to an interview with Jamie Hewlett, "the Boogieman" is simply a nickname; his true name is [[FailOSuckyname Flatulence]].


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* TheRuntAtTheEnd: Of TheFourHorsemenOfTheApocalypse. While the other four are shown riding terrifying demon steeds causing chaos in the "Rhinestone Eyes" music video, the Boogieman is trailing behind on a tiny donkey making everything smell bad. He was apparently kicked out of the group "before they got big".


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* TheSpook: While interviews with Jamie Hewlett have revealed traces of his background, in the videos themselves he is almost completely inexplicable, simply appearing as a silent, looming specter that is constantly pursuing the band.
* VillainHasAPoint: While the Boogieman's clearly a bad guy, he isn't exactly ''wrong'' for being upset with Murdoc for not upholding his end of their bargain and giving him his soul. The storyboard for the unfinished "Rhinestone Eyes" music video emphasizes this by giving him a SympatheticPOV flashback that frames ''Murdoc'' as the ominous stranger who approached the Boogieman with an offer.
19th Jun '18 3:56:16 PM Mr.French
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: After the considerable build up they received, they never appeared outside of their brief cameo in the ''Plastic Beach'' adventure game.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: After the considerable build up they received, they never appeared outside of their brief cameo in the ''Plastic Beach'' adventure game.game, leaving whatever their intended role was a mystery.
18th Jun '18 5:54:28 PM Mr.French
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* OutOfCharacterMoment: Her characterization in her ''Us'' magazine interview is totally different from how she is otherwise portrayed. Namely, [[SuddenlyVoiced she can speak]].
18th Jun '18 5:30:15 PM TFSyndicate
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At some point in Phase 3, she sustained a bullet wound to her head which eventually caused her to go haywire in the ''Rhinestone Eyes'' video. She was thought for a time to have been destroyed by the real Noodle after she arrived on Plastic Beach, but this was later changed to assisting Murdoc in his escape from the island in Phase 4's ''The Book of Murdoc''. Her current status is unclear.

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At some point in Phase 3, she sustained a bullet wound to her head which eventually caused her to go haywire in the ''Rhinestone Eyes'' video. She was thought for a time to have been destroyed by the real Noodle after she arrived on Plastic Beach, but this was later changed to assisting Murdoc in his escape from the island in Phase 4's ''The Book of Murdoc''. Her current status is unclear.unclear: while Noodle says she is using Cyborg's head as a pot for a bonzai tree, 2D and Murdoc receive texts from her regularly.


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** During the "Free Murdoc" campaign, Murdoc mentioned unfriending her, tired of receiving yoga pictures from her.
18th Jun '18 5:02:43 PM Mr.French
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* TookALevelInJerkass: In Phase 2, where he fathers several illegitimate children, frequently brandishes switch blades and has overall become much cockier. He even makes a few (terrible) attempts at picking on Murdoc, only to immediately back down and return to worshipping him. He was perpetually agitated during Phase 3, though considering the only character he was shown interacting with was Murdoc, it's hard to tell if he was like that with everyone. In Phase 4 he acquired some self-confidence that borders on arrogance, though for the most part its just posturing.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: In Phase 2, where he fathers several illegitimate children, frequently brandishes switch blades and has overall become much cockier. He even makes a few (terrible) attempts at picking on Murdoc, only to immediately back down and return to worshipping worshiping him. He was perpetually agitated during Phase 3, though considering the only character he was shown interacting with was Murdoc, it's hard to tell if he was like that with everyone. In Phase 4 he acquired some self-confidence that borders on arrogance, though for the most part its just posturing.
18th Jun '18 4:54:49 PM Mr.French
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: After the considerable build up they received, they appeared outside of their brief cameo in the ''Plastic Beach'' adventure game.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: After the considerable build up they received, they never appeared outside of their brief cameo in the ''Plastic Beach'' adventure game.
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