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21st May '16 9:02:15 PM erforce
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* Kurt Fuller has a knack for playing these types (usually dwindling to a ButtMonkey by the end). See ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}} [[ItsTheSameNowItSucks II]]'', ''Film/TheRunningMan'' and ''Film/WaynesWorld'' for proof.

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* Kurt Fuller has a knack for playing these types (usually dwindling to a ButtMonkey by the end). See ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}} [[ItsTheSameNowItSucks II]]'', ''Film/GhostbustersII'', ''Film/TheRunningMan'' and ''Film/WaynesWorld'' for proof.
21st May '16 3:36:15 AM Vir
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* ComicBook/NormanOsborn, not only a corrupt Exec, he's also a crazy one.
* Creator/GarthEnnis' ''[[Comicbook/ThePunisherMAX The Punisher: The End]]'' depicts corrupt executives as being responsible for ''the end of the world''.

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* ComicBook/NormanOsborn, ComicBook/NormanOsborn; not only a corrupt Exec, exec, he's also a crazy one.
* Creator/GarthEnnis' ''[[Comicbook/ThePunisherMAX ''[[ComicBook/ThePunisherMAX The Punisher: The End]]'' depicts corrupt executives as being responsible for ''the end of the world''.



** CEO of Walmart is a subversion. He seems corrupt at first, but is in fact [[spoiler:a slave to [[ELdritchAbomination Walmart]] itself]].

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** CEO of Walmart is a subversion. He seems corrupt at first, but is in fact [[spoiler:a slave to [[ELdritchAbomination [[EldritchAbomination Walmart]] itself]].



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'', Norman Osborn, [[VillainWithGoodPublicity respected]] Oscorp CEO (he is not only a corrupt exec, he's also a crazy one), retains this role from his comic book counterpart.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'', Norman Osborn, [[VillainWithGoodPublicity respected]] Oscorp CEO (he is not only a corrupt exec, he's also a crazy one), CEO, retains this role from his comic book counterpart.
21st May '16 3:35:15 AM Vir
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'', Norman Osborn, [[VillainWithGoodPublicity respected]] Oscorp CEO(he is not only a corrupt Exec, he's also a crazy one.), retains this role from his comic book counterpart.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'', Norman Osborn, [[VillainWithGoodPublicity respected]] Oscorp CEO(he CEO (he is not only a corrupt Exec, exec, he's also a crazy one.), one), retains this role from his comic book counterpart.
14th May '16 11:00:40 PM Overanalyzer
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** The sequel series ''TrialsOfApollo'' feature [[spoiler:[[TheManBehindTheMan Nero and the other surviving Emperors]], who secretly manipulate conflicts through their company, [[MegaCorp Triumvirate Holdings]].]]
14th May '16 9:22:35 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Wrestling/EricBischoff crossed this with TheQuisling when he joined [[Wrestling/NewWorldOrder the NWO]] at the end of the November 18, 1996 ''Wrestling/WCWMondayNitro.''

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* Wrestling/EricBischoff crossed this with TheQuisling when he joined [[Wrestling/NewWorldOrder the NWO]] nWo]] at the end of the November 18, 1996 ''Wrestling/WCWMondayNitro.''



* Wrestling/DonCallis played this role twice. In Wrestling/{{ECW}}, he was Cyrus, who was supposed to be the face of [=TNN=] and who was supposedly trying to bury ECW and get it thrown off the Network, which was also the name of his power stable. Under his own name in Wrestling/{{TNA}}, he played a "Management Consultant" who was looking to oust Director of Authority Erik Watts from his position and who did everything in his power to make life difficult for Wrestling/JerryLynn.
* [[Wrestling/LisaMarieVaron Victoria]] played this role when she was the Commissioner of WWE's developmental promotion Memphis Championship Wrestling in 2001, since she was still competing and working as a heel manager for Steve Bradley.
* Wrestling/StevieRichards played it for laughs when he was the self-appointed General Manager of ''[[{{BShow}} Sunday Night Heat]]'', which he had renamed ''Stevie Night Heat'' and was supposedly the head of "[=StevieCorp.=]" His CatchPhrase for this was "ALL STEVIE! ALL NIGHT! NOTHING BUT HEAT!"



* Recently, there's Wrestling/TripleH and his "Best For Business" regime, officially known as "Wrestling/TheAuthority".
* [[Wrestling/LisaMarieVaron Victoria]] played this role when she was the Commissioner of WWE's developmental promotion Memphis Championship Wrestling in 2001, since she was still competing and working as a heel manager for Steve Bradley.
* Wrestling/StevieRichards played it for laughs when he was the self-appointed General Manager of ''[[{{BShow}} Sunday Night Heat]]'', which he had renamed ''Stevie Night Heat'' and was supposedly the head of "[=StevieCorp.=]" His CatchPhrase for this was "ALL STEVIE! ALL NIGHT! NOTHING BUT HEAT!"
* Wrestling/DonCallis played this role twice. In Wrestling/{{ECW}}, he was Cyrus, who was supposed to be the face of [=TNN=] and who was supposedly trying to bury ECW and get it thrown off the Network, which was also the name of his power stable. Under his own name in Wrestling/{{TNA}}, he played a "Management Consultant" who was looking to oust Director of Authority Erik Watts from his position and who did everything in his power to make life difficult for Wrestling/JerryLynn.

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* Recently, there's After [[Wrestling/BryanDanielson Daniel Bryan]] won and immediately lost WWE's title belt came Wrestling/TripleH and his "Best For Business" regime, officially known as "Wrestling/TheAuthority".
"Wrestling/TheAuthority", put together to ensure Daniel Bryan would keep losing.
* [[Wrestling/LisaMarieVaron Victoria]] played this role when she was the Commissioner of WWE's developmental promotion Memphis Championship Wrestling in 2001, since she was still competing and working In 2014, Joshi fed REINA hired "The World Famous" Wrestling/{{Kana}} as a heel manager for Steve Bradley.
* Wrestling/StevieRichards played it for laughs when he was
consultant, because every child of Wrestling/{{HUSTLE}} apparently [[HorribleJudgeOfCharacter had to trust her]] at least [[ContractualGenreBlindness once]]. Naturally she instructed them to reward her friends, punish wrestlers in their way and bribed her way to victory in the self-appointed General Manager of ''[[{{BShow}} Sunday Night Heat]]'', which he had renamed ''Stevie Night Heat'' and was supposedly ring, gradually taking over the head of "[=StevieCorp.=]" His CatchPhrase for this was "ALL STEVIE! ALL NIGHT! NOTHING BUT HEAT!"
* Wrestling/DonCallis played this role twice. In Wrestling/{{ECW}}, he was Cyrus, who was supposed to be the face of [=TNN=] and who was supposedly trying to bury ECW and get it thrown off the Network, which was also the name of his power stable. Under his own name in Wrestling/{{TNA}}, he played a "Management Consultant" who was looking to oust Director of Authority Erik Watts from his position and who did everything in his power to make life difficult for Wrestling/JerryLynn.
promotion.
14th May '16 7:05:55 AM Rakurai
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* President Max Profitt Haltmann in ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot''. True to his name, he goes to extreme lengths for the sake of his company's prosperity by exploiting planets (The latest target being Popstar, which naturally ends up being a big mistake) for their resources using his gigantic Access Ark spaceship. [[spoiler: He used to be a decent guy until he lost his daughter, which sent him off the deep end.]]
10th May '16 4:01:54 PM eroock
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* Subverted in ''Film/DieHard''. Japanese CEO Joe Takagi takes a bullet in the head rather than betray his corporation, and you're meant to think that annoying yuppie Ellis is going to tell Hans about John [=McClane's=] wife, but he's actually putting his own life on the line by pretending to be John's friend (unfortunately he misjudges both the agenda and ruthlessness of Hans).
3rd May '16 2:15:36 AM PaulA
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* In the 2015 reboot of ''ComicBook/{{Prez}}'', the main villain Smiley becomes one of these.
30th Apr '16 10:14:12 PM nombretomado
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* In the CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers fanfic ''Fanfic/HeroesForEarth'', this is pretty much the standard MO for everyone who works in the Corporation, as greasing the wheels of government officials, breaking government laws, and strong arming those who dare to protest is done to achieve greater profits and make sure they get away with their actions.

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* In the CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'' fanfic ''Fanfic/HeroesForEarth'', this is pretty much the standard MO for everyone who works in the Corporation, as greasing the wheels of government officials, breaking government laws, and strong arming those who dare to protest is done to achieve greater profits and make sure they get away with their actions.
30th Apr '16 5:50:50 PM Lokoron
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* ''Literature/HollowPlaces'' mentions the upper management of Shore State Corrections. They institute policies that purposefully foster recidivism in their prisons in order to increase profits.
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