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10th Oct '17 11:01:17 PM ElSquibbonator
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* The closest Jason Voorhies ever came to actually using a chainsaw as a weapon was in the novel ''Franchise/{{Friday the 13th}}: Jason's Curse''. A man possessed by Jason (through his cursed hockey mask) kills one of his relatives with a chainsaw.

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* The closest Jason Voorhies Voorhees ever came to actually using a chainsaw as a weapon was in the novel ''Franchise/{{Friday the 13th}}: Jason's Curse''. A Jason himself doesn't use it, but a man possessed by Jason (through his cursed hockey mask) kills one of his relatives with a chainsaw.
10th Oct '17 11:00:26 PM ElSquibbonator
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* In the novel ''Franchise/{{Friday the 13th}}: Jason's Curse'', the man currently possessed by Jason (through his cursed hockey mask) kills one of his relatives with a chainsaw.

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* In The closest Jason Voorhies ever came to actually using a chainsaw as a weapon was in the novel ''Franchise/{{Friday the 13th}}: Jason's Curse'', the Curse''. A man currently possessed by Jason (through his cursed hockey mask) kills one of his relatives with a chainsaw.
10th Oct '17 10:58:13 PM ElSquibbonator
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A common reference of a SlasherMovie serial killer: a big guy wielding a chainsaw and wearing a hockey mask. Enormously common in parodies and tributes of the genre, which makes this a DeadUnicornTrope.

This is largely a CompositeCharacter between two of the most famous SlasherMovie killers: Jason Voorhees of the ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' series and Leatherface of ''Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre'' series.

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A common reference of a SlasherMovie serial killer: a big guy wielding a chainsaw and wearing a hockey mask. Enormously common in parodies and tributes of the genre, which makes this a DeadUnicornTrope.

genre.

This is largely something of a DeadUnicornTrope, since it isn't actually based on any single slasher movie character. It's actually a CompositeCharacter between two of the most famous SlasherMovie killers: Jason Voorhees of the ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' series and Leatherface of ''Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre'' series.
10th Oct '17 10:47:19 PM ElSquibbonator
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A common reference of a SlasherMovie serial killer: a big guy wielding a chainsaw and wearing a hockey mask. Enormously common in parodies and tributes of the genre.

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A common reference of a SlasherMovie serial killer: a big guy wielding a chainsaw and wearing a hockey mask. Enormously common in parodies and tributes of the genre.
genre, which makes this a DeadUnicornTrope.
14th Aug '17 2:40:56 PM igordebraga
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* Nike's infamous [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLhdE1DiebU chainsaw commercial]] from the 2000 Olympics featured a villain with a chainsaw, and with a [[Main/WhiteMaskOfDoom white plastic mask]] more like Michael Myers' from ''Franchise/{{Halloween}}''. [[http://www.cbsnews.com/news/nike-chainsaw-attack-ad-pulled/ Contemporary news reports]] when the ad was pulled described it as a hockey mask, however, because this trope created that expectation.

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* Nike's infamous [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLhdE1DiebU chainsaw commercial]] from the 2000 Olympics featured a villain with a chainsaw, and with a [[Main/WhiteMaskOfDoom [[WhiteMaskOfDoom white plastic mask]] more like Michael Myers' from ''Franchise/{{Halloween}}''. [[http://www.cbsnews.com/news/nike-chainsaw-attack-ad-pulled/ Contemporary news reports]] when the ad was pulled described it as a hockey mask, however, because this trope created that expectation.expectation.
* Brazilian ad website Catho had [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dNtGBP-Tfo an ad]] where someone in such an attire was hired to cut vegetables for a pizza place.
25th Jun '17 12:38:22 AM JudiciousDipterous
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* ''Series/{{MADtv}}'': In the "[[Film/{{Apollo 13}} Apollo the 13th]]: When Jason Takes NASA" sketch, hockey-mask wearing Jason Voorhees invades the moon shuttle and kills people wielding a chainsaw.

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* ''Series/{{MADtv}}'': In the "[[Film/{{Apollo 13}} Apollo the 13th]]: When Jason Takes NASA" sketch, hockey-mask wearing Jason Voorhees invades the moon shuttle and kills people wielding a person with a chainsaw.
24th Jun '17 11:41:25 PM JudiciousDipterous
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* ''Film/PoliceAcademy 2'' shows the team putting a scare into some new recruits using Hightower as a voodoo houngan trying to revive his brother, who lies "dead" in a body bag. After some chanting, the brother (played by Tackleberry) awakes, firing up his chainsaw to cut his way out of the bag. And he's wearing a hockey mask, of course.

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* ''Film/PoliceAcademy 2'' 4'' shows the team putting a scare into some new recruits using Hightower as a voodoo houngan trying to revive his brother, who lies "dead" in a body bag. After some chanting, the brother (played by Tackleberry) awakes, firing up his chainsaw to cut his way out of the bag. And he's wearing a hockey mask, of course.
16th Jun '17 10:38:00 PM nombretomado
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* The first [[BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure Bill & Ted show]] at Theatre/HalloweenHorrorNights (1992) gave [[Franchise/FridayThe13th Jason Voorhees]] a chainsaw, which accidentally cut down a balcony on the western set while swinging at the duo.

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* The first [[BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure Bill & Ted show]] ''Film/BillAndTed'' show at Theatre/HalloweenHorrorNights (1992) gave [[Franchise/FridayThe13th Jason Voorhees]] a chainsaw, which accidentally cut down a balcony on the western set while swinging at the duo.
20th May '17 11:01:12 PM RandomnessUnlimited
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* [[VillainProtagonist Mr. Cat]] dons these in the pilot of ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}''.

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* [[VillainProtagonist [[AxCrazy Mr. Cat]] dons these in the pilot of ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}''. He winds up chopping off [[NighInvulnerable Quack Quack]]'s arms.
10th May '17 2:54:14 AM foxley
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* ''ComicBook/HackSlash'': When a [[MacheteMayhem big knife]] is not enough to get the job done, Vlad will switch to a [[ChainsawGood chainsaw]]. Although his mask is a respirator rather than a hockey mask, visually it conveys the same impression.
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