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24th Mar '18 3:59:58 PM TheUnknownUploader
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* ''Series/{{Batman}}'': Frank Gorshin's version of ComicBook/TheRiddler had a hysterical, unhinged giggle.
11th Mar '18 5:19:18 PM DrNoPuma
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Oddly enough, it can work out for those bad guys who wouldn't be able to carry off a full-throated, maniacal laugh. Or even for those who can, as it provides some contrast between appearance and laugh. One suspects that these villains know exactly how unsettling it is... and derive much pleasure from creeping people out. See also LaughingMad and TheHyena.

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Oddly enough, it can work out for those bad guys who wouldn't be able to carry off a full-throated, maniacal laugh. Or even for those who can, as it provides some contrast between appearance and laugh. One suspects that these villains know exactly how unsettling it is... and derive much pleasure from creeping people out. See also LaughingMad LaughingMad, TheHyena, and TheHyena.
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6th Mar '18 8:03:14 PM nombretomado
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* Tom Finley, Jr. in TennesseeWilliams' ''Sweet Bird of Youth''. It drives [[CorruptHick his father]] up the wall.

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* Tom Finley, Jr. in TennesseeWilliams' Creator/TennesseeWilliams' ''Sweet Bird of Youth''. It drives [[CorruptHick his father]] up the wall.
3rd Mar '18 10:58:11 PM DrOO7
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* In the second book in the ''Literature/LosingChristina'' series, the title character finds herself chased by one of these. She describes his laughter as "insane".
21st Feb '18 5:19:36 PM nombretomado
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* Mime in Creator/RichardWagner's ''Siegfried''.

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* Mime in Creator/RichardWagner's Music/RichardWagner's ''Siegfried''.
21st Feb '18 2:49:05 PM nighttrainfm
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* In ''Film/BlackPanther2018'', Ulysses Klaue has a ''serious'' case of the giggles, even while captured and being interrogated.
12th Feb '18 5:04:28 PM nombretomado
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* PeterLorre belongs at the top of this list. Even his characters that were not villains were creepy, due in no small part to his distinctive voice and laugh.

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* PeterLorre Creator/PeterLorre belongs at the top of this list. Even his characters that were not villains were creepy, due in no small part to his distinctive voice and laugh.
8th Jan '18 11:00:31 PM MasterN
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Not all villains manage to develop an EvilLaugh. Some, for reasons known only to themselves, prefer to giggle. This can become highly disturbing, making the villain more evil or creepier than if they'd just done a straight-out "Muhahaha!" It's [[SissyVillain especially creepy when the villain is male]], but a giggle from that otherwise dark and grim lady is also a very bad sign, since it's generally amusement at the prospect of hurting you. Badly. AndYourLittleDogToo.

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Not all villains manage to develop an EvilLaugh. Some, for reasons known only to themselves, prefer to giggle. This can become highly disturbing, making the villain more evil or creepier than if they'd just done a straight-out "Muhahaha!" It's [[SissyVillain especially creepy when the villain is male]], but a giggle from that otherwise dark and grim lady or CuteAndPsycho EnfantTerrible is also a very bad sign, since it's generally amusement at the prospect of hurting you. Badly. AndYourLittleDogToo.
7th Jan '18 2:24:48 PM ironballs16
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--->'''Hamill''': One of the things that informs the Joker ''is'' [[EvilLaugh his laugh]]. I remember [[OneOfUs reading the comic books]], it was "Hahahahaha", but also a lot of "ho-ho, hee-hee, ho-ho-hee". His laugh should be like a musical instrument, it should sort of illustrate his mood. It could be ominous and intimidating, it could be gleeful and wild abandon, but I didn't want to just have one, rote laugh.
7th Jan '18 2:21:00 PM ironballs16
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** Creator/MarkHamill states that he uses these quite often to change up [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries his version of Mr. J]] to keep it from getting stale. In an interview, he even admitted to practicing his giggles while driving on the freeway.

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** Creator/MarkHamill states that he uses these quite often to change up [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries his version of Mr. J]] to keep it from getting stale. [[https://youtu.be/_gBWpWwIBKw In an interview, interview]], he even admitted to practicing his giggles while driving on the freeway.
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