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12th Jul '17 2:57:20 PM Andyroid
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* Daffy Duck's Freak Out in WesternAnimation/DuckAmuck is the stuff of legends.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
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Daffy Duck's Freak Out in WesternAnimation/DuckAmuck is the stuff of legends.legends.
** In WesternAnimation/DuckRabbitDuck, Daffy has an impressive rant after taking one too many shotgun blasts to the face.
--->'''Daffy:''' Shoot me again! I ''enjoy'' it! I love the smell of burnt feathers, and gun powder, and cordite! I'm an elk! Shoot me, go on! It's elk season! I'm a fiddler crab! ''Why don't you shoot me?! It's fiddler crab season!''
7th Jul '17 2:47:24 PM Daedalis
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* Astrid Mueller of ''ComicBook/CleanRoom'' uses these to counter demonic possession of her closest allies. The host mind's most traumatic, scarring memories force the demon out. The host tends not to weather it well, either.
2nd Jul '17 9:11:44 AM jamespolk
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* The title character of ''{{Carrie}}'' has a similar freak out to Ralphie, but the results are far more destructive: rather than simply beat the snot out of the bullies who poured pigs' blood on her in front of the class, she burns the school down with everyone locked inside. This wasn't the first time she was bullied, but it was this moment that finally sent her over the edge.

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* The title character of ''{{Carrie}}'' ''Film/{{Carrie}}'' has a similar freak out to Ralphie, but the results are far more destructive: rather than simply beat the snot out of the bullies who poured pigs' blood on her in front of the class, she burns the school down with everyone locked inside. This wasn't the first time she was bullied, but it was this moment that finally sent her over the edge.


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* ''Film/IsleOfTheDead'': Mrs. St. Aubyn is afflicted with catalepsy and thus has a mortal fear of being BuriedAlive. Sure enough, she is buried alive, or rather entombed above ground, after having a cataleptic fit--TheBlackDeath is raging on the island and the survivors aren't letting bodies sit around. Mrs. St. Aubyn comes completely unhinged in her coffin and, after she escapes, starts murdering people.
2nd Jul '17 9:03:32 AM jamespolk
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* Lon Chaney Sr. has a truly impressive one in the film ''The Unknown'' (1927). He plays Alonzo, a criminal fugitive who's hidden out at a circus disguised as an armless knife-thrower (he has his arms, but also a distinctive and identifiable hand deformity); Nanon (Crawford), the circus owner's daughter, has a distaste for being touched by men due to some past trauma and becomes friendly with him. As his love for her grows, he takes the next step and ''[[spoiler: has both his arms amputated]]''-- just in time for her to [[EpiphanyTherapy get over it]] thanks to the circus' handsome strong man. (Probably also qualifies as a VillainousBreakdown, given how quickly things get worse.)

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* Lon Chaney Creator/LonChaney Sr. has a truly impressive one in the film ''The Unknown'' ''Film/TheUnknown'' (1927). He plays Alonzo, a criminal fugitive who's hidden out at a circus disguised as an armless knife-thrower (he has his arms, but also a distinctive and identifiable hand deformity); Nanon (Crawford), (Creator/JoanCrawford), the circus owner's daughter, has a distaste for being touched by men due to some past trauma and becomes friendly with him. As his love for her grows, he takes the next step and ''[[spoiler: has both his arms amputated]]''-- just in time for her to [[EpiphanyTherapy get over it]] thanks to the circus' handsome strong man. (Probably also qualifies as a VillainousBreakdown, given how quickly things get worse.)
25th Jun '17 4:47:58 PM Kittencakes
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17th Jun '17 10:00:44 AM nombretomado
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* After gradual SanitySlippage throughout the book, Dwayne Hoover finally loses it entirely in KurtVonnegut's ''Literature/BreakfastOfChampions'' and starts physically assaulting everybody unfortunate enough to be near him.

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* After gradual SanitySlippage throughout the book, Dwayne Hoover finally loses it entirely in KurtVonnegut's Creator/KurtVonnegut's ''Literature/BreakfastOfChampions'' and starts physically assaulting everybody unfortunate enough to be near him.
15th Jun '17 4:32:35 AM StFan
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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. Shinji from episode 19 to the end of the series, TheMovie included. Also Asuka in episode 22 and after her MindRape, Ritsuko, Misato, and [[DysfunctionJunction everyone else]].

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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'':
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Shinji from episode 19 to the end of the series, TheMovie included. Also Asuka in episode 22 and after her MindRape, Ritsuko, Misato, and [[DysfunctionJunction everyone else]].



--->'''Shinji''': ''(whimpering)'' [[MadnessMantra I can't take it anymore, I can't take it anymore, I can't take it anymore...]]

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--->'''Shinji''': ''(whimpering)'' --->'''Shinji:''' ''[whimpering]'' [[MadnessMantra I can't take it anymore, I can't take it anymore, I can't take it anymore...]]



* Ken in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'' had two. The first was a nervous breakdown when he realized the [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential sins]] he'd committed were real -- further increased by his partner dying, which brought back all his repressed memories of his brother's death. The second was during when he found himself at the Dark Ocean again.

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* ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'':
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Ken in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'' had has two. The first was a nervous breakdown when he realized the [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential sins]] he'd committed were real -- further increased by his partner dying, which brought back all his repressed memories of his brother's death. The second was during when he found himself at the Dark Ocean again.



* ''Manga/BlackButler II'' episode 10. It begins with Hannah talking to Ciel and saying that she has something to show him. Then her mouth opens unnaturally wide to reveal [[BodyHorror this black abyss where the inside of a human mouth would be]]. The eye she stole from Alois Trancy is rooted in the back of her throat, and since Ciel's soul has been partially fused with Alois's at this point, he's staring at himself from inside her. Hannah watches calmly while Ciel suffers a severe nervous breakdown and screams before falling unconscious.

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* ''Manga/BlackButler II'' episode II'':
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10. It begins with Hannah talking to Ciel and saying that she has something to show him. Then her mouth opens unnaturally wide to reveal [[BodyHorror this black abyss where the inside of a human mouth would be]]. The eye she stole from Alois Trancy is rooted in the back of her throat, and since Ciel's soul has been partially fused with Alois's at this point, he's staring at himself from inside her. Hannah watches calmly while Ciel suffers a severe nervous breakdown and screams before falling unconscious.



--->Nolan:(In tears) Worst night ever!

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--->Nolan:(In tears) -->'''Nolan:''' ''[in tears]'' Worst night ever!



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-->'''Jessie:''' I can't do storage again! I just ''can't!''
-->'''Stinky Pete:''' Jessie? Jessie!
-->'''Jessie:''' ''I WON'T GO BACK IN THE DARK!''

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-->'''Jessie:''' I can't do storage again! I just ''can't!''
-->'''Stinky
''can't!''\\
'''Stinky
Pete:''' Jessie? Jessie!
-->'''Jessie:'''
Jessie!\\
'''Jessie:'''
''I WON'T GO BACK IN THE DARK!''



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--> '''Bryce''': [[spoiler:The thing is, I just have to know what it was like, Lucie]].
--> '''Susan''': [[spoiler:My name is Susan]].
--> '''Bryce''': [[spoiler:Not anymore]].

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--> '''Bryce''': -->'''Bryce:''' [[spoiler:The thing is, I just have to know what it was like, Lucie]].
--> '''Susan''':
Lucie]].\\
'''Susan:'''
[[spoiler:My name is Susan]].
--> '''Bryce''':
Susan]].\\
'''Bryce:'''
[[spoiler:Not anymore]].



** If you're going to come back to your arch-nemesis' place with a gun, be careful where you point that thing...
*** [[spoiler: Unless the last thing you want to hear before before being deprived of your epidermis is "Bored Now".]]

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** If you're going to come back to your arch-nemesis' place with a gun, be careful where you point that thing...
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thing... [[spoiler: Unless the last thing you want to hear before before being deprived of your epidermis is "Bored Now".]]



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* In ''Roleplay/DoubtAcademy'', the usually very placid Roxy has a very violent one after discovering that [[spoiler:Kuu murdered Tama and let Akari (her former girlfriend) be executed in his place]]. This also leads to her delivering a GroinAttack.

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* In ''Roleplay/DoubtAcademy'', the usually very placid Roxy Blanche has a very violent permanent one in ''Theatre/AStreetcarNamedDesire'' after discovering that [[spoiler:Kuu murdered Tama she is [[spoiler:raped by Stanley]] and let Akari (her former girlfriend) be executed in his place]]. This also leads to her delivering a GroinAttack.after Stanley tears off the paper lantern.



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* Blanche has a permanent one in ''Theatre/AStreetcarNamedDesire'' after she is [[spoiler:raped by Stanley]] and after Stanley tears off the paper lantern.
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* ''VideoGame/{{Payday 2}}'': One of the main characters, Wolf, suffered from this in his backstory when his company went bankrupt and he was left homeless. He went completely insane from the stress and started a life of crime, impersonating the criminals he'd seen in movies to intimidate his victims.
* ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}'': When Flint finds out that [[spoiler:his wife was just killed]], he starts violently lashing out at people that just want to try to comfort him. His fellow villagers can't calm him down and have to knock him out to stop him from rampaging.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Payday 2}}'': ''VideoGame/Payday2'': One of the main characters, Wolf, suffered from this in his backstory when his company went bankrupt and he was left homeless. He went completely insane from the stress and started a life of crime, impersonating the criminals he'd seen in movies to intimidate his victims.
* ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}'': ''VideoGame/Mother3'': When Flint finds out that [[spoiler:his wife was just killed]], he starts violently lashing out at people that just want to try to comfort him. His fellow villagers can't calm him down and have to knock him out to stop him from rampaging.



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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic:
** He had an absolute meltdown when he reviewed the third and last Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action film. Before he watches it, he tells the viewer to sit back and enjoy it. Five minutes later, he has a ShowerOfAngst, ''twice'', and starts to spew {{Angrish}}.
** [[Film/BatmanAndRobin BAT-CREDIT CARD]]!
** In ''Film/TheHaunting1999'' review, he loses it after the famous "It's about family!" line.
-->'''''"I AM THE MASTER OF FUCKING SUBTLETY!!!'''''
** In the "Master of Disguise" review, after some bad DoubleEntendre-based humour, he [[LaughingMad laughs maniacally]] before charging around beating the shit out of people with a baseball bat, including a generous dose of CameraAbuse.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YersIyzsOpc "Okay, my mom just cancelled my brother's World of Warcraft account and he's freaking out..."]]
* Four words: [[UnstoppableRage Angry]]. [[ClusterFBomb Video]]. [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry Game]]. [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd Nerd]].
* [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall ... Cause I've got a brand new combine harvester...]]
* WebAnimation/SaladFingers. Almost every episode. Although he's already so batshit insane that his Freak Outs are basically just a higher level of craziness.
* In ''WebVideo/DoomHouse'', Reginald's inability to understand [[spoiler:the anomalous nature of the CreepyDoll]] and his realization that [[spoiler:the doll cannot be removed from the house or destroyed]] causes him to have a very epic one.
--> '''Reginald P. Linux:''' Why? ''Whyyyy?'' '''''WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?'''''
* WebVideo/TheMusicVideoShow:
** Since season 2, The Black In Hat has been going through a bit of SanitySlippage ever since the events of the 1st season finale. But then there's the end of episode 42.
* June Diane Raphael, one of the hosts of ''Podcast/HowDidThisGetMade'', has a minor one during the show's review of ''The Island of Doctor Moreau'' upon the realization that Dr. Moreau's tiny cloned assistant was played by a real actor, not a puppet. She keeps saying "He's so small" over and over again for thirty seconds, as if trying to internalize the concept.
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* A beautiful example [[http://bobandgeorge.com/archives/051223c here]], by BobAndGeorge.

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[[folder:Web Original]]
* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic:
** He had an absolute meltdown when he reviewed the third and last Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action film. Before he watches it, he tells the viewer to sit back and enjoy it. Five minutes later, he has a ShowerOfAngst, ''twice'', and starts to spew {{Angrish}}.
** [[Film/BatmanAndRobin BAT-CREDIT CARD]]!
** In ''Film/TheHaunting1999'' review, he loses it after the famous "It's about family!" line.
-->'''''"I AM THE MASTER OF FUCKING SUBTLETY!!!'''''
** In the "Master of Disguise" review, after some bad DoubleEntendre-based humour, he [[LaughingMad laughs maniacally]] before charging around beating the shit out of people with a baseball bat, including a generous dose of CameraAbuse.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YersIyzsOpc "Okay, my mom just cancelled my brother's World of Warcraft account and he's freaking out..."]]
* Four words: [[UnstoppableRage Angry]]. [[ClusterFBomb Video]]. [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry Game]]. [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd Nerd]].
* [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall ... Cause I've got a brand new combine harvester...]]
* WebAnimation/SaladFingers. Almost every episode. Although he's already so batshit insane that his Freak Outs are basically just a higher level of craziness.
* In ''WebVideo/DoomHouse'', Reginald's inability to understand [[spoiler:the anomalous nature of the CreepyDoll]] and his realization that [[spoiler:the doll cannot be removed from the house or destroyed]] causes him to have a very epic one.
--> '''Reginald P. Linux:''' Why? ''Whyyyy?'' '''''WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?'''''
* WebVideo/TheMusicVideoShow:
** Since season 2, The Black In Hat has been going through a bit of SanitySlippage ever since the events of the 1st season finale. But then there's the end of episode 42.
* June Diane Raphael, one of the hosts of ''Podcast/HowDidThisGetMade'', has a minor one during the show's review of ''The Island of Doctor Moreau'' upon the realization that Dr. Moreau's tiny cloned assistant was played by a real actor, not a puppet. She keeps saying "He's so small" over and over again for thirty seconds, as if trying to internalize the concept.
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
Comics]]
* A beautiful example [[http://bobandgeorge.com/archives/051223c here]], by BobAndGeorge.''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge''.



* An epic one in ''TheOrderOfTheStick'', with a TroubledFetalPosition for good measure: [[spoiler:Vaarsuvius discovers that [[AmbiguousGender they]] killed way more innocent people than anyone can be comfortable with, with one careless use of an epic spell]]. They really start to reconsider their life choices after this.

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* An epic one in ''TheOrderOfTheStick'', ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', with a TroubledFetalPosition for good measure: [[spoiler:Vaarsuvius discovers that [[AmbiguousGender they]] killed way more innocent people than anyone can be comfortable with, with one careless use of an epic spell]]. They really start to reconsider their life choices after this.



[[folder:Web Original]]
* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic:
** He had an absolute meltdown when he reviewed the third and last Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action film. Before he watches it, he tells the viewer to sit back and enjoy it. Five minutes later, he has a ShowerOfAngst, ''twice'', and starts to spew {{Angrish}}.
** [[Film/BatmanAndRobin BAT-CREDIT CARD]]!
** In ''Film/TheHaunting1999'' review, he loses it after the famous "It's about family!" line.
-->'''''"I AM THE MASTER OF FUCKING SUBTLETY!!!'''''
** In the "Master of Disguise" review, after some bad DoubleEntendre-based humour, he [[LaughingMad laughs maniacally]] before charging around beating the shit out of people with a baseball bat, including a generous dose of CameraAbuse.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YersIyzsOpc "Okay, my mom just cancelled my brother's World of Warcraft account and he's freaking out..."]]
* Four words: [[UnstoppableRage Angry]]. [[ClusterFBomb Video]]. [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry Game]]. [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd Nerd]].
* ''WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall'': "... Cause I've got a brand new combine harvester..."
* WebAnimation/SaladFingers. Almost every episode. Although he's already so batshit insane that his Freak Outs are basically just a higher level of craziness.
* In ''WebVideo/DoomHouse'', Reginald's inability to understand [[spoiler:the anomalous nature of the CreepyDoll]] and his realization that [[spoiler:the doll cannot be removed from the house or destroyed]] causes him to have a very epic one.
--> '''Reginald P. Linux:''' Why? ''Whyyyy?'' '''''WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?'''''
* WebVideo/TheMusicVideoShow:
** Since season 2, The Black In Hat has been going through a bit of SanitySlippage ever since the events of the 1st season finale. But then there's the end of episode 42.
* June Diane Raphael, one of the hosts of ''Podcast/HowDidThisGetMade'', has a minor one during the show's review of ''The Island of Doctor Moreau'' upon the realization that Dr. Moreau's tiny cloned assistant was played by a real actor, not a puppet. She keeps saying "He's so small" over and over again for thirty seconds, as if trying to internalize the concept.
* In ''Roleplay/DoubtAcademy'', the usually very placid Roxy has a very violent one after discovering that [[spoiler:Kuu murdered Tama and let Akari (her former girlfriend) be executed in his place]]. This also leads to her delivering a GroinAttack.
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4th Jun '17 3:25:32 PM Kakai
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* In psychology, this is known as [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metanoia_(psychology) metanoia]] (a word which literally means "changing one's mind").
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* Sasuke in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' has a massive one after finding out that Itachi killed their parents among many others, as well as when he gets put under MindRape. He also experienced a [[TranquilFury very controlled version]] when [[spoiler: Tobi revealed the cause of the Uchiha massacre, leading to Sasuke's [[KillEmAll new life goal]]]].

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
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Sasuke in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' has a massive one after finding out that Itachi killed their parents among many others, as well as when he gets put under MindRape. He also experienced a [[TranquilFury very controlled version]] when [[spoiler: Tobi revealed the cause of the Uchiha massacre, leading to Sasuke's [[KillEmAll new life goal]]]].
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** Naruto had one when he thought Sasuke had been killed by Haku. He had another one when he'd gone into his 4-tailed form after Orochimaru goaded him to a breaking point. He had his worst one ''ever'' when he was ForcedToWatch Pain, the man who killed [[BadassTeacher Jiraiya and Kakashi]] and blew up his village, almost fatally stab [[LivingEmotionalCrutch Hinata]] with [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice a giant spike]] right after [[AnguishedDeclarationOfLove she sincerely confessed her love to him]]--which was the first time Naruto ''ever'' heard ''anybody'' say that to him genuinely. The Freak Out was of such proportions that it allowed him to ''instantly'' go to [[SuperpoweredEvilSide his 6-tailed form]] for the first time ever, then [[UpToEleven an 8-tailed monstrosity]], and then [[DespairEventHorizon left his will so badly battered]] that [[DarkestHour he was ready to release the Kyuubi]].

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** Naruto had one when he thought Sasuke had been killed by Haku. He had another one when he'd gone into his 4-tailed form after Orochimaru goaded him to a breaking point. He had his ''[[DespairEventHorizon worst one ''ever'' ever]]'' when he was ForcedToWatch Pain, the man who killed [[BadassTeacher Jiraiya and Kakashi]] and blew up his village, almost fatally stab [[LivingEmotionalCrutch Hinata]] with [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice a giant spike]] right after [[AnguishedDeclarationOfLove she sincerely confessed her love to him]]--which was the first time Naruto ''ever'' heard ''anybody'' say that to him genuinely. The Freak Out was of such proportions that it allowed him to ''instantly'' go to [[SuperpoweredEvilSide his 6-tailed form]] for the first time ever, then [[UpToEleven an 8-tailed monstrosity]], and then [[DespairEventHorizon [[DarkestHour left his will so badly battered]] that [[DarkestHour [[FromBadToWorse he was ready to release the Kyuubi]].
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