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18th Feb '16 2:58:14 PM DragonRanger
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* Although his officially-listed occupation is "plumber", Franchise/SuperMario seems to be more of a general handyman. [[ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything Not that he's shown doing either, the vast majority of the time.]]

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* Although his officially-listed occupation is "plumber", Franchise/SuperMario [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]] seems to be more of a general handyman. [[ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything Not that he's shown doing either, either job, the vast majority of the time.]]
17th Dec '15 3:40:21 PM StFan
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->''Patch the drywall, clean your gutters and mow the lawn''
->''Make that phone call, I'll install anything you want''
->''Yeah, check my big staple gun, my socket wrenches are second to none''
->''I won't quit 'til I'm done, don't even care if I hammer my thumb {whacks thumb with hammer} (OW!)''

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->''Patch the drywall, clean your gutters and mow the lawn''
->''Make
lawn\\
Make
that phone call, I'll install anything you want''
->''Yeah,
want\\
Yeah,
check my big staple gun, my socket wrenches are second to none''
->''I
none\\
I
won't quit 'til I'm done, don't even care if I hammer my thumb {whacks thumb'' (whacks thumb with hammer} (OW!)''hammer) ''OW!''



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** Marty Crane in ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' is another "approximate handyman"

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** * Marty Crane in ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' is another "approximate handyman"



* Series/{{Beetlejuice}}'s first guise as Mr. Beetleman comes in an episode where he becomes a handyman who tries to repair the Deetzes' leaky kitchen faucet. The results are dubious.

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* Series/{{Beetlejuice}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}'': Beetlejuice's first guise as Mr. Beetleman comes in an episode where he becomes a handyman who tries to repair the Deetzes' leaky kitchen faucet. The results are dubious.



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30th Nov '15 12:48:43 PM Twentington
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* ''Series/RedGreen'' lives by the credo "If they don't find you handsome, hopefully they'll find you handy."

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* ''Series/RedGreen'' ''Series/TheRedGreenShow'''s title character lives by the credo "If they the women don't find you handsome, hopefully they'll they should at least find you handy."
21st Aug '15 7:23:22 PM Jake
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He is related to the GreaseMonkey and exudes similar justified confidence in his work. (Another aspect of his character that has aphrodisiac qualities). He is laid back and easy-going and never, ever, loses his temper.

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He is related to the GreaseMonkey GreaseMonkey and MrFixIt and exudes similar justified confidence in his work. (Another aspect of his character that has aphrodisiac qualities). He is laid back and easy-going and never, ever, loses his temper.



* Al Borland from ''Series/HomeImprovement'' fits this trope to a tee. Tim "The Toolman" Taylor has some aspects of this, but his confidence far outreaches his abilities, which is why he has [[TimTaylorTechnology a whole different trope]] named after him.

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* Al Borland from ''Series/HomeImprovement'' fits this trope to a tee. Tim "The Toolman" Taylor has some aspects of this, but his confidence far outreaches his abilities, which is why he has [[TimTaylorTechnology a whole different trope]] named after him.him... in the ShowWithinAShow ''Tool Time'', where it's mostly played for laughs; in his private life he's a much straighter example, except for whenever [[RuleOfFunny it's funnier that he isn't]].
22nd Jun '15 2:35:47 AM Chabal2
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* ''Literature/DaveBarrysGuideToGuys'' has an extended sequence where he demonstrates [[YouSuck the kind of psychological damage]] these guys inflict, just by ''existing'', [[ThisLoserIsYou on the average mechanically-inept male.]]

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* ''Literature/DaveBarrysGuideToGuys'' ''Literature/DaveBarrysCompleteGuideToGuys'' has an extended sequence where he demonstrates [[YouSuck the kind of psychological damage]] these guys inflict, just by ''existing'', [[ThisLoserIsYou on the average mechanically-inept male.]]
22nd Jun '15 2:35:19 AM Chabal2
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* ''Literature/DaveBarrysGuideToGuys'' has an extended sequence where he demonstrates [[YouSuck the kind of psychological damage]] these guys inflict, just by ''existing'', [[ThisLoserIsYou on the average mechanically-inept male.]]
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27th Jan '15 9:08:07 PM maxwellsilver
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Men admire him and want to be his friend; women love him and indulge him, especially if he has put right a DIY disaster perpetrated by the HenpeckedHusband or else is effortlessly getting right what the hapless male has just got utterly and spectacularly wrong.

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Men admire him and want to be his friend; women love him and indulge him, especially if he has put right a DIY disaster {{DIY disaster}} perpetrated by the HenpeckedHusband or else is effortlessly getting right what the hapless male has just got utterly and spectacularly wrong.
24th Jan '15 7:51:35 AM Ccook1956
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* Series/{{Beetlejuice}}'s first guise as Mr. Beetleman comes in an episode where he becomes a handyman who tries to repair the Deetzes' leaky kitchen faucet. The results are dubious.
2nd Oct '14 4:20:50 PM arbiter099
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->''Patch the drywall, clean your gutters and mow the lawn''
->''Make that phone call, I'll install anything you want''
->''Yeah, check my big staple gun, my socket wrenches are second to none''
->''I won't quit 'til I'm done, don't even care if I hammer my thumb {whacks thumb with hammer} (OW!)''
-->-- '''Music/WeirdAlYankovic''', "Handy"
24th Jul '14 10:53:50 AM DragonRanger
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* Although his officially-listed occupation is "plumber", Franchise/SuperMario seems to be one of these.

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* Although his officially-listed occupation is "plumber", Franchise/SuperMario seems to be one more of these.a general handyman. [[ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything Not that he's shown doing either, the vast majority of the time.]]
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