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29th Nov '16 7:50:41 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/ThePoolOfTheBlackOne", while ConanTheBarbarian and Sancha are watching the [[UncannyValley inhuman]] giants who have captured their comrades, he has to slap his hand over her mouth to prevent her hysterical giggle.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/ThePoolOfTheBlackOne", while ConanTheBarbarian Literature/ConanTheBarbarian and Sancha are watching the [[UncannyValley inhuman]] giants who have captured their comrades, he has to slap his hand over her mouth to prevent her hysterical giggle.
20th Nov '16 12:55:10 PM DannWoolf
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* ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' ends several of his stories with an insane and/or evil laugh, including the ones where he plans to destroy the world and when he plans to take over the Black Arms empire.

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* ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' In ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'', Shadow ends several of his stories with an insane and/or evil laugh, including the ones where he plans to destroy the world and when he plans to take over the Black Arms empire.
20th Oct '16 8:58:47 AM Hjortron18
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* In the movie adaption of ''Literature/IMissYouIMissYou'', Tina goes for a short walk with her friend Frida to calm herself down shortly after her twin sister Cilla died in an accident. They pass the school's theater and Tina remembers how Cilla, who was director of the school theater group, predicted that everyone will cry at her theater performance. Tina begins to laugh hysterically at this memory until Frida [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slaps her several times]].

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* In the movie adaption of ''Literature/IMissYouIMissYou'', Tina goes for a short walk with her friend Frida to calm herself down shortly after her twin sister Cilla died in an accident. They pass the school's theater and Tina remembers how Cilla, who was director of the school school's theater group, predicted that everyone will cry at her theater performance. Tina begins to laugh hysterically at this memory until Frida [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slaps her several times]].
20th Oct '16 8:56:46 AM Hjortron18
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* In the movie adaption of ''Literature/IMissYouIMissYou'', Tina goes for a short walk with her friend Frida to calm herself down shortly after her twin sister Cilla died in an accident. They pass the school theater and Tina remembers how Cilla, who was director of the school theater group, predicted that everyone will cry at her theater performance. Tina begins to laugh hysterically at this memory until Frida slaps her several times.

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* In the movie adaption of ''Literature/IMissYouIMissYou'', Tina goes for a short walk with her friend Frida to calm herself down shortly after her twin sister Cilla died in an accident. They pass the school school's theater and Tina remembers how Cilla, who was director of the school theater group, predicted that everyone will cry at her theater performance. Tina begins to laugh hysterically at this memory until Frida [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slaps her several times.times]].
8th Oct '16 7:45:44 AM matteste
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* Both Mashiro and Kuroi from ''Thou Shalt Not Die'' end up doing this but for different reasons. Mashiro ends up doing it when her day ends up a bit to rotten and she ends up [[BewareOfTheNiceOnes snapping]] [[TheBerserker after]] being shot. [[SociopathicHero Kuroi]] ends up doing it since he delights in the carnage Mashiro is causing leading him call out that he was right in believing in her and [[InLoveWithYourCarnage ends up declaring his love to her]].

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* Both Mashiro and Kuroi from ''Thou Shalt Not Die'' ''Manga/ThouShaltNotDie'' end up doing this but for different reasons. Mashiro ends up doing it when her day ends up a bit to rotten and she ends up [[BewareOfTheNiceOnes snapping]] [[TheBerserker after]] being shot. [[SociopathicHero Kuroi]] ends up doing it since he delights in the carnage Mashiro is causing leading him call out that he was right in believing in her and [[InLoveWithYourCarnage ends up declaring his love to her]].
27th Sep '16 11:45:18 AM contrafanxxx
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** Zero from the ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' series (while he was still a Maverick) also had bouts of the trope, made especially apparent when he was beating Sigma to a bloody pulp when the latter was at his mercy.

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** Zero from the ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' series (while he was still a Maverick) also had bouts of the trope, made especially apparent when he was [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown beating Sigma to a bloody pulp when the latter was at his mercy.mercy]].
17th Sep '16 3:15:24 PM StFan
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* Bobby Barrows, aka "Scissorman" in ''ClockTower'' often seems to giggle. In fact, the first sign that he is nearby is that he cackles.

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* Bobby Barrows, aka "Scissorman" in ''ClockTower'' ''VideoGame/ClockTower'' often seems to giggle. In fact, the first sign that he is nearby is that he cackles.
17th Sep '16 3:14:34 PM StFan
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* Broly from ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' definitely applies, especially in the flashbacks where it is clear that his laughter was uncontrollable after destroying at least one planet as a child.

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* ''Anime/DragonBallZ'':
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Broly from ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' definitely applies, especially in the flashbacks where it is clear that his laughter was uncontrollable after destroying at least one planet as a child.



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* In ''Animation/FiringRange'', a general start laughing madly after [[spoiler:realizing he can't stop the tank from killing him.]]

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* In ''Animation/FiringRange'', an early ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' arc when both Garfield and Odie run away, Jon calls out for them, thinking they're playing a general start laughing madly after [[spoiler:realizing joke. Then, he can't stop starts laughing. [[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/1986/ga860828.gif Cue his neighbor's reaction]]:
-->'''Hubert''': Call
the tank from killing him.]]wagon, Reba! That's not a natural laugh!



-->''He stood in the middle of it all in a puddle of blood as more poured down his front and it was almost ironic that a few heartbeats later Harry was hit by another stray curse. Clark had joined the fray with his mother and luckily his jinx was almost harmless. It only banished the top part of his clothes away and that was when Harry started shaking. In the end it wasn't the teachers that stopped the chaos building inside the ballroom…it was the sound of sharp cold laughter.''
-->''It pulled everyone's attention as they turned their eyes to Harry who stood bleeding with a star burst wound on his chest blood flowing from him steadily as he laughed. Harry laughed harshly with no humor as he raised a shaking hand to his face inspecting the blood painted on it before he fisted his hair with both hands and cackled brokenly. Blood was smeared across his face; he was covered in spatters of blood giving him a ghastly image. The cool rush of the air reminded him that now most of his worst scars were on display and made him cackle harder.''

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-->''He stood in the middle of it all in a puddle of blood as more poured down his front and it was almost ironic that a few heartbeats later Harry was hit by another stray curse. Clark had joined the fray with his mother and luckily his jinx was almost harmless. It only banished the top part of his clothes away and that was when Harry started shaking. In the end it wasn't the teachers that stopped the chaos building inside the ballroom…it ballroom... it was the sound of sharp cold laughter.''
-->''It
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It
pulled everyone's attention as they turned their eyes to Harry who stood bleeding with a star burst wound on his chest blood flowing from him steadily as he laughed. Harry laughed harshly with no humor as he raised a shaking hand to his face inspecting the blood painted on it before he fisted his hair with both hands and cackled brokenly. Blood was smeared across his face; he was covered in spatters of blood giving him a ghastly image. The cool rush of the air reminded him that now most of his worst scars were on display and made him cackle harder.''






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* In ''Animation/FiringRange'', a general start laughing madly after [[spoiler:realizing he can't stop the tank from killing him.]]



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* In an early ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' arc when both Garfield and Odie run away, Jon calls out for them, thinking they're playing a joke. Then, he starts laughing. [[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/1986/ga860828.gif Cue his neighbor's reaction]]:
-->'''Hubert''': Call the wagon, Reba! That's not a natural laugh!
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* In an early ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' arc when both Garfield and Odie run away, Jon calls out for them, thinking they're playing a joke. Then, he starts laughing. [[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/1986/ga860828.gif Cue his neighbor's reaction]]:
-->'''Hubert''': Call the wagon, Reba! That's not a natural laugh!
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[[folder:Pro Wrestling]]



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* In the Dangan Ronpa/Rabbit Doubt hybrid Doubt Academy, [[spoiler:Akari Kagome, the Super High School Level Hockey Player, has one of these when she realizes she's going to be executed for a murder she didn't commit ]]
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* Dr. Weil from the ''VideoGame/MegaManZero'' series qualifies, especially when taking into account the relevation of [[spoiler:his survival from Ragnarok's attack and his reaction after Zero defeated him the first time.]]
* Serpent from ''VideoGame/MegaManZX'' qualifies, considering his reaction to being absorbed by Model W's core.
** Prometheus gets a pretty good one in Advent after he [[spoiler:kills the [[ActuallyADoombot Albert decoy.]]]]
** [[spoiler:Then the REAL Albert gets an even better one after [[AllAccordingToPlan the Model Ws begin to merge.]]]]
* Zero from the ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' series (while he was still a Maverick) also had bouts of the trope, made especially apparent when he was beating Sigma to a bloody pulp when the latter was at his mercy.

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* ''Franchise/MegaMan'':
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Dr. Weil from the ''VideoGame/MegaManZero'' series qualifies, especially when taking into account the relevation of [[spoiler:his survival from Ragnarok's attack and his reaction after Zero defeated him the first time.]]
* ** Serpent from ''VideoGame/MegaManZX'' qualifies, considering his reaction to being absorbed by Model W's core.
** ''VideoGame/MegamanZXAdvent'':
*** Siarnaq does an evil laugh when he defeats you. But, if you are playing the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhcwO7Y4Z3A&feature=player_detailpage#t=69 japanese version]]...
---->'''Siarnaq:'''NEXT OBJECTIVE: CONTROL CENTRAL OF LEGION HEADQUARTERS. ''Hihi- Hihahahaha''!
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Prometheus gets a pretty good one in Advent after he [[spoiler:kills the [[ActuallyADoombot Albert decoy.]]]]
** *** [[spoiler:Then the REAL Albert gets an even better one after [[AllAccordingToPlan the Model Ws begin to merge.]]]]
* ** Zero from the ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' series (while he was still a Maverick) also had bouts of the trope, made especially apparent when he was beating Sigma to a bloody pulp when the latter was at his mercy.



* In ''VideoGame/{{killer7}}'', the first indication of an approaching enemy is always a little insane giggle. If you're too slow with your gun, it's followed by a shrieking laugh as they [[ActionBomb blow up in your face]].

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* In ''VideoGame/{{killer7}}'', ''VideoGame/Killer7'', the first indication of an approaching enemy is always a little insane giggle. If you're too slow with your gun, it's followed by a shrieking laugh as they [[ActionBomb blow up in your face]].



* In ''MegamanZXAdvent'', Siarnaq does an evil laugh when he defeats you. But, if you are playing the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhcwO7Y4Z3A&feature=player_detailpage#t=69 japanese version]]...
-->'''Siarnaq:'''NEXT OBJECTIVE: CONTROL CENTRAL OF LEGION HEADQUARTERS. ''Hihi- Hihahahaha''!



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* Flippy of ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'' whenever he goes into AxCrazy mode. Also, the hyperactive squirrel, Nutty.
* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'': Strong Bad goes into a rather creepy mad laughing fit in the Sbemail "isp" after discovering that Strong Mad has screwed up his Internet connection by [[ItMakesSenseInContext literally sucking up bandwidth]].
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* Ellen in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' does one of this, complete with a line that goes behind a character's head to show they've snapped when she is first brought into existence, and she thinks that she'll die in a month. [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2002-08-01 The comic title says it all]].
-->Tedd ([[GenreBlind not too Genre Savvy]]): Oh good! She's laughing!
** She then decides to become Elliot's {{evil|Twin}} [[CardCarryingVillain twin]], which she's... [[HarmlessVillain not too good at...]]

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* Ellen in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' does one of this, complete with a line that goes behind a character's head to show they've snapped when she is first brought into existence, and she thinks that she'll die in a month. [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2002-08-01 The comic title says it all]].
-->Tedd ([[GenreBlind not too Genre Savvy]]): Oh good! She's laughing!
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all]]. She then decides to become Elliot's {{evil|Twin}} [[CardCarryingVillain twin]], which she's... [[HarmlessVillain not too good at...]]]]
-->'''Tedd:''' ''[[[GenreBlind not too Genre Savvy]]]'' Oh good! She's laughing!



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* ''[[WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog Dr. Horrible]]'' starts out maniacal laughing because he's GenreSavvy, and then does the laugh again because it's situationally appropriate. Even though we see his SanitySlippage happening immediately in the next song... we never see him laugh again. It's almost like he went sane.

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* ''[[WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog In the Dangan Ronpa/Rabbit Doubt hybrid Doubt Academy, [[spoiler:Akari Kagome, the Super High School Level Hockey Player, has one of these when she realizes she's going to be executed for a murder she didn't commit.]]
* ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog'':
Dr. Horrible]]'' Horrible starts out maniacal laughing because he's GenreSavvy, and then does the laugh again because it's situationally appropriate. Even though we see his SanitySlippage happening immediately in the next song... we never see him laugh again. It's almost like he went sane.



* Flippy of ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'' whenever he goes into AxCrazy mode.
** Also, the hyperactive squirrel, Nutty.



* [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad]] goes into a rather creepy mad laughing fit in the Sbemail "isp" after discovering that Strong Mad has screwed up his Internet connection by [[ItMakesSenseInContext literally sucking up bandwidth]].
* At the end of his review of ''Film/TheNeverendingStory 3'', WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic starts laughing nonstop as he leaves his house, drives to an Home Depot to pick up a crowbar, and heads back home. He stops laughing when he smashes up the DVD, [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd AVGN]]-style.

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* [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad]] goes into a rather creepy mad laughing fit in the Sbemail "isp" after discovering that Strong Mad has screwed up his Internet connection by [[ItMakesSenseInContext literally sucking up bandwidth]].
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''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'':
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At the end of his review of ''Film/TheNeverendingStory 3'', WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic the Critic starts laughing nonstop as he leaves his house, drives to an Home Depot to pick up a crowbar, and heads back home. He stops laughing when he smashes up the DVD, [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd AVGN]]-style.



-->''...Where was I for the last two minutes?''

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-->''...--->'''Critic:''' ...Where was I for the last two minutes?''minutes?



* The Website/{{YouTube}}r TheOrangeInsanity slowly but surely starts [[http://youtu.be/yN3PFkJgrHM?t=36m34s laughing maniacally]] in his review of ''Film/TheLastAirbender'', before going into CryLaughing after seeing the scene in which [[spoiler:the dragon tells Aang that the Avatar is not meant to hurt others.]]

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* The Website/{{YouTube}}r TheOrangeInsanity WebVideo/TheOrangeInsanity slowly but surely starts [[http://youtu.be/yN3PFkJgrHM?t=36m34s laughing maniacally]] in his review of ''Film/TheLastAirbender'', before going into CryLaughing after seeing the scene in which [[spoiler:the dragon tells Aang that the Avatar is not meant to hurt others.]]



* [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] did this himself in his ''WebVideo/HistoryOfPowerRangers'' review detailing ''Series/PowerRangersMegaforce'', as his reaction to [[spoiler: Robo Knight's UnexplainedRecovery]], cutting to video of him laughing as he grabs a gun, walks off, empties the clip, and his laughing turns to screaming.

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* [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] did this himself in his ''WebVideo/HistoryOfPowerRangers'' review detailing ''Series/PowerRangersMegaforce'', as his reaction to [[spoiler: Robo [[spoiler:Robo Knight's UnexplainedRecovery]], cutting to video of him laughing as he grabs a gun, walks off, empties the clip, and his laughing turns to screaming.
4th Sep '16 12:45:16 PM diamondsam10
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* [[WebVideo/SomeCallMeJohnny The Super Gaming Bros.]] had a moment in their multiplayer ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' play though. Elliot dies to three meteors in a row; [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHabbKNkvFo causing Matt to laugh himself insane]].

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* [[WebVideo/SomeCallMeJohnny The Super Gaming Bros.]] had a moment in their multiplayer ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' play though.playthough. Elliot dies to three meteors in a row; [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHabbKNkvFo causing Matt to laugh himself insane]].
4th Sep '16 12:44:30 PM diamondsam10
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* [[WebVideo/SomeCallMeJohnny The Super Gaming Bros.]] had a moment in their multiplayer ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' play though. Elliot dies to three meteors in a row; [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHabbKNkvFo causing Matt to laugh himself insane]].
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