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3rd Aug '17 10:48:51 PM Hanz
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* The Penguin in ''Videogame/BatmanTheTelltaleSeries'' also has a similar background of being an English gangster, but is in far better physical condition and thus far more brutish and hands-on.
3rd Aug '17 10:48:50 PM Hanz
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28th May '17 4:31:58 PM nombretomado
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* WarrenEllis' ''ComicBook/SwitchbladeHoney'' stars a deliberate {{Expy}} of Ray Winstone's London Gangster as ''captain of a [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries starship]]''.

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* WarrenEllis' Creator/WarrenEllis' ''ComicBook/SwitchbladeHoney'' stars a deliberate {{Expy}} of Ray Winstone's London Gangster as ''captain of a [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries starship]]''.
27th May '17 5:22:29 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied with the AxeCrazy "Big Vern" in ''{{Viz}}'', who ends every strip by massacring everyone around him through a [[HairTriggerTemper paranoid misunderstanding]], and [[PinkMist blowing his own brains out]] so "the bastard cozzers" won't get him.

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* Parodied with the AxeCrazy "Big Vern" in ''{{Viz}}'', ''ComicBook/{{Viz}}'', who ends every strip by massacring everyone around him through a [[HairTriggerTemper paranoid misunderstanding]], and [[PinkMist blowing his own brains out]] so "the bastard cozzers" won't get him.
3rd Apr '17 10:03:26 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* Bob Hoskins as Harold Shand in ''Film/TheLongGoodFriday''. He actually got a letter of congratulations from Ronnie Kray for his portrayal.

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* Bob Hoskins Creator/BobHoskins as Harold Shand in ''Film/TheLongGoodFriday''. He actually got a letter of congratulations from Ronnie Kray for his portrayal.



* The second series of ITV drama ''Series/{{Whitechapel}}'' is all about London Gangsters as the apparent sons of Ronnie Kray, Jimmy and Johnny, attempt to take over the criminal underworld.

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* The second series of ITV Creator/{{ITV}} drama ''Series/{{Whitechapel}}'' is all about London Gangsters as the apparent sons of Ronnie Kray, Jimmy and Johnny, attempt to take over the criminal underworld.



* Featured occasionally in ''Series/{{Hustle}}'', they are often portrayed as bumbling, such as Dexter Gold, the crooked gold-merchant who despite being referred to as "one of The Chaps", is utterly unthreatening, incompetent and even sets himself up for a second con. Typically, [[RuthlessForeignGangsters the truly brutal psycho-killers are foreigners]]. The earlier seasons had the more traditional East End villains who despite appearances of being rich and respectable, used brutal violence to get where they are. The cast however do go out of their way to avoid being on the receiving end of even the less threatening gangsters radars.

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* Featured occasionally in ''Series/{{Hustle}}'', they are often portrayed as bumbling, such as Dexter Gold, the crooked gold-merchant who despite being referred to as "one of The Chaps", is utterly unthreatening, incompetent and even sets himself up for a second con. Typically, [[RuthlessForeignGangsters the truly brutal psycho-killers are foreigners]]. The earlier seasons had the more traditional East End villains who despite appearances of being rich and respectable, used brutal violence to get where they are. The cast however do go out of their way to avoid being on the receiving end of even the less threatening gangsters gangsters' radars.
* Benny Barrett from ''Series/OurFriendsInTheNorth'', a Soho porn baron who's involved police corruption.
24th Mar '17 8:54:21 AM DarkPhoenix94
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* A family of these show up as allies of Nate Garrett in the first book of the ''The Hellequin Chronicles'', with the father being a PintSizedPowerhouse who plays the traditional AffablyEvil variant to the hilt, while his wife is equally friendly and, when required to be, terrifying.

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* A family of these show up as allies and occasional employers of AmnesiacHero Nate Garrett in the first book of the ''The Hellequin Chronicles'', ''Literature/TheHellequinChronicles'', with the father being a PintSizedPowerhouse who plays the traditional AffablyEvil variant to the hilt, while his wife is equally friendly and, when required to be, terrifying.terrifying, and the son is absolutely psychotic. However, when they encounter the magical world they wind up very much out of their depth, and when Nate himself (a ludicrously deadly nigh immortal master assassin prior to his amnesia) has some of his muscle memory back and is confronted by the father, he has to remind himself not to kill the man on reflex.
24th Jan '17 2:54:22 PM AHI-3000
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'' episode "The Fundraiser", after Riley starts an illegitimate chocolate bar business, he gets harassed by the World's Ultimate Chocolate company, which turns out to be a British crime syndicate that [[ItMakesSenseInContext sells chocolate bars]] [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything like they were drugs]]. In the climax, [[spoiler:the WUC get into a deadly shootout with {{the Mafia}} and the {{FBI}}]].
** There's also this {{shout out}} from the episode:
-->'''Riley:''' [[ClusterFBomb Fuck]] Creator/GuyRitchie!

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'' episode "The Fundraiser", after Riley starts an illegitimate chocolate bar business, he gets harassed by the World's Ultimate Chocolate company, which turns out to be a British crime syndicate that [[ItMakesSenseInContext sells chocolate bars]] [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything like they were drugs]]. In the climax, [[spoiler:the WUC get into a deadly shootout with {{the Mafia}} and the {{FBI}}]].
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{{FBI}}]]. There's also this {{shout out}} from the episode:
-->'''Riley:''' [[ClusterFBomb ''(while insulting the WUC boss)'' "[[ClusterFBomb Fuck]] Creator/GuyRitchie!
Creator/GuyRitchie!"
23rd Jan '17 11:40:45 AM GoombasAreGods
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* There are two gangs vying for control of London in ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedSyndicate'': the villainous Blighters and the heroic Rooks, controlled by the Templars and the Assassins respectively. The Blighters are brutish thugs who threaten and harass the general public, while the Rooks tend to act more like NeighbourhoodFriendlyGangsters. Jacob and Evie Frye, the leaders of the Rooks, are generally benevolent figures whose main reason for forming a gang was to bring down the oppressive Templar regime, whereas the leader of the Blighters, Maxwell Roth, is a more traditional portrayal of a London gangster, being a charming yet violent SelfMadeMan whose tactics grow increasingly more ruthless as the game goes on.
23rd Oct '16 4:44:53 PM Outis
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*An episode of ''Podcast/TheMagnusArchives'' centres on one who turns to supernatural means to seek revenge on a fellow criminal who double-crossed him.
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