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27th Jun '17 6:36:07 AM AsForMyHandle
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* Almost everyone from ''Franchise/MortalKombat'', but special care must be taken to name Shinnok, Quan-Chi, Sindel, Shang Tsung in [=MK3=], Kano in [=MK3=], and many others. For some reason they don't seem so goofy in the game (except Shang Tsung and his dorky fighting stance), but if you've ever seen pictures of the actors wearing their actual costumes, it is very hard not to laugh. Most of the Earth Realm warrior look rather normal, particularly dressed down characters like Lu Kang and Johnny Cage. Unless doing everything shirtless counts. Sonya, and the ninjas (well, male ninjas anyway) also look rather normal.
** Not really. [[FreezeFrameBonus If you look closely]], the ninja's rear butt is completely colored, not black like it was in past games.

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* Almost everyone from ''Franchise/MortalKombat'', but special care must be taken to name Shinnok, Quan-Chi, Quan Chi, Sindel, Shang Tsung in [=MK3=], Kano in [=MK3=], and many others. For some reason they don't seem so goofy in the game (except Shang Tsung and his dorky fighting stance), but if you've ever seen pictures of the actors wearing their actual costumes, it is it's very hard not to laugh. Most of the Earth Realm warrior Earthrealm warriors look rather normal, particularly dressed down characters like Lu Liu Kang and Johnny Cage. Unless doing everything shirtless counts. Sonya, and the ninjas (well, male ninjas anyway) also look rather normal.
** Not really. [[FreezeFrameBonus If you look closely]], the ninja's rear butt is ninjas' rears are completely colored, not black like it was in past games.



** In ''VideoGame/MortalKombatX'' [[DeadpanSnarker Cassie Cage]] has an habit of insulting the clothes of some villains. [[DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu including Elder God Shinnok]].

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** In ''VideoGame/MortalKombatX'' [[DeadpanSnarker Cassie Cage]] has an habit of insulting the clothes of some villains. villains, [[DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu including Elder God Shinnok]].
26th Jun '17 8:59:43 AM kyojikasshu
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** Electro is another ''Spider-Man'' villain who gets a lot of gaffe for his costume. The main thing is that mask resembles a starfish made of lightning bolts, but the rest of his lightning bolt-bedazzled costume is pretty ridiculous too. ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' averts this by giving him an army green insulation suit, and having his mask become real electricity that obscures his face. It's considerably cooler looking. A number of other adaptations avert it these days by going with his ComicBook/UltimateMarvel version, a blue-white electric EnergyBeing.

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** Electro is another ''Spider-Man'' villain who gets a lot of gaffe for his costume. The main thing is that mask resembles a starfish made of lightning bolts, but the rest of his lightning bolt-bedazzled costume is pretty ridiculous too. [[ComicBook/WarMachine Jim Rhodes]] was none too pleased about having to impersonate him once. ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' averts this by giving him an army green insulation suit, and having his mask become real electricity that obscures his face. It's considerably cooler looking. A number of other adaptations avert it these days by going with his ComicBook/UltimateMarvel version, a blue-white electric EnergyBeing.


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** ''ComicBook/IronMan'' villain Obadiah Stane debuted in [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-_vEKet5xf-Q/VsrcUnLZVQI/AAAAAAAAHF8/lytWMXfV4L8/s0-Ic42/RCO020.jpg quite the crazy number]]. A sleeveless longcoat in purple and orange, no shirt beneath it, a gaudy pendant worthy of [[Franchise/GIJoe Destro]], and a jewel on his forehead. By the time he took over Stark International, though, Stane had thankfully discarded this getup (including the forehead jewel) for more tasteful business suits (and, eventually, the Iron Monger armor).
15th Jun '17 11:31:28 PM JonVonBass
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* Wrestling/TripleH's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJu_DxQ2uYU entrance]] from ''Wrestling/{{WWE}} Wrestlemania 22'' definitely qualifies here, for the worst [[Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian Conan]] outfit ever. Should have saved that one for Halloween, Trips... Not that {{face}} Wrestling/JohnCena's homage to Al Capone was much better.

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* Wrestling/TripleH's [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJu_DxQ2uYU com/watch?v=Zh-kmws3Gx4 entrance]] from ''Wrestling/{{WWE}} Wrestlemania 22'' definitely qualifies here, for the worst [[Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian Conan]] outfit ever. Should have saved that one for Halloween, Trips... Not that {{face}} Wrestling/JohnCena's homage to Al Capone was much better.
24th May '17 9:27:11 AM HighCrate
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'' plays with this a lot, as the VillainProtagonist wears ever more ridiculous giant collared outfits. He's GenreSavvy enough to know that the key to being a super-villain is [[IncomingHam "PRESENTATION!"]] [[BadToTheBone (cue Guns N' Roses)]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'' plays with this a lot, as the VillainProtagonist wears ever more ridiculous giant collared outfits. He's GenreSavvy enough to know He knows that the key to being a super-villain is [[IncomingHam "PRESENTATION!"]] [[BadToTheBone (cue Guns N' Roses)]].
21st May '17 2:19:43 PM KillerClowns
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It's not hard to see why this should happen. Villainy, as a profession, tends to attract [[EvilIsHammy flamboyant personality types]]. Still, this is no excuse for dressing up as a [[SissyVillain gothic drag queen]] during the least appropriate times, and no amount of [[SuperStrength inhuman strength]], [[KickTheDog dog-kicking]], or {{Magnificent Bastard}}ness can restore a villain's menace once it's been undercut by a move like this, at least most of the time. (Unless the villain happens to be a MonsterClown or something similar, and the over-the-top costume and makeup is part of his/her schtick.)

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It's not hard to see why this should happen. Villainy, as a profession, tends to attract [[EvilIsHammy flamboyant personality types]]. Still, this is no excuse for dressing up as a [[SissyVillain gothic drag queen]] during the least appropriate times, and no it's hard ([[NarmCharm though not impossible]]) for any amount of [[SuperStrength inhuman strength]], [[KickTheDog dog-kicking]], or {{Magnificent Bastard}}ness can to restore a villain's menace once it's been undercut by a move like this, at least most of the time.this. (Unless the villain happens to be a MonsterClown or something similar, and the over-the-top costume and makeup is part of his/her schtick.)
21st May '17 2:14:51 PM KillerClowns
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* As portrayed in the end of ''Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'',, [[spoiler:Grindelwald]]. The [[BlondesAreEvil platinum blonde]] slick-backed mohawk thing is a questionable fashion choice, but villains have been known to make weirder work. The tiny creep mustache barely lighter than his skin, though, that's just ridiculous.
20th May '17 5:49:04 PM dasuberkaiser
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** To say nothing of Bazz-B's pink mohawk or the freaking ''MaskedLuchador'' in the group.

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** *** To say nothing of Bazz-B's pink mohawk or the freaking ''MaskedLuchador'' in the group.
17th May '17 9:41:16 PM candleeater
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* Wrestling/DustyRhodes was a {{heel}} in the seventies, and he was no-nonsense, all-business, all-bad. Fans liked that Dusty Rhodes a lot better than the polka-dotted fool he became. (Vince McMahon's revenge can take many forms.) But Rhodes somehow made it work, and turned it around on him.

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** Her outfits and makeup were always strange, but why did she come out painted like a cat?
-->'''''{{Website/Wrestlecrap}} Book of Lists!''''': Maybe she had just seen the show on Broadway. Maybe she imagined that a wrestling ring revival of ''Cats'' would cause her opponent to fall to the ground and quiver in fear much like the real show thus making for easy prey.
* Wrestling/DustyRhodes was a {{heel}} in the seventies, and he was no-nonsense, all-business, all-bad. Fans liked that Dusty Rhodes a lot better than the polka-dotted fool he became. (Vince McMahon's (Wrestling/VinceMcMahon's revenge can take many forms.) But Rhodes somehow made it work, and turned it around on him.
17th May '17 9:33:17 PM candleeater
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* Wrestling/SherriMartel: Divine meets Pat Benatar meets Montana Max.
* Wrestling/DustyRhodes was a {{heel}} in the seventies, and he was no-nonsense, all-business, all-bad. Fans liked that Dusty Rhodes a lot better than the polka-dotted fool he became. (Vince McMahon's revenge can take many forms.) But Rhodes somehow made it work, and turned it around on him.
13th May '17 10:50:58 AM nombretomado
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** Shen Yu (a FuManchu {{expy}}) wears a long, ornate robe of yellow, black, red, and white, complete with a dragon medallion the size of his head and a jade jewel ''in his forehead''. He's almost completely bald, save for a single ponytail. He appears to be wearing blue eye shadow and has perfectly-groomed eyebrows, a ridiculous mustache, and painted fingernails.

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** Shen Yu (a FuManchu Literature/FuManchu {{expy}}) wears a long, ornate robe of yellow, black, red, and white, complete with a dragon medallion the size of his head and a jade jewel ''in his forehead''. He's almost completely bald, save for a single ponytail. He appears to be wearing blue eye shadow and has perfectly-groomed eyebrows, a ridiculous mustache, and painted fingernails.
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