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17th Oct '17 6:39:55 PM VisitorAlex
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* If you frequent enough on Website/YouTube, then you must likely know of the existence of unusually bizarre, frightening and disturbing videos. Of course, these videos are definitely the work of a NightmareFuelStationAttendant.

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* If you frequent enough on In Website/YouTube, then you must likely know of the existence there's a lot of unusually bizarre, frightening and disturbing videos. Of course, these videos are definitely the work of a NightmareFuelStationAttendant.
12th Oct '17 11:05:38 AM VisitorAlex
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* If you frequent enough on Website/YouTube, then you must likely know of the existence of unusually bizarre, frightening and disturbing videos. Of course, these videos are definitely the work of a NightmareFuelStationAttendant.



* Creator/LFrankBaum wrote the ''[[Literature/LandOfOz Oz]]'' books as a less scary alternative to what he perceived as the too-creepy fairy tales of the day. Well, then, if that was your purpose, then you failed miserably, Mr. Baum.
** On a similar note, ''Literature/{{Struwwelpeter}}'' was originally written to be a Christmas present to the children of the author's neighbors and family. One imagines he didn't much like these children, as beyond the horrifying content, it's a book entirely about what children ''shouldn't'' do if they don't want a SpaceWhaleAesop to befall them.
* In the same vein, Creator/WaltDisney became synonomous with "syrupy-sweet family fare," {{Bowdleri|se}}zed {{Fairy Tale}}s, and {{Disneyfication}} as an insult towards treating serious subject matter in a lighthearted, overly-simplistic way, but Disney Canon has a NightmareFuel [[NightmareFuel/{{Disney}} section as long as a football field]].



* Creator/LFrankBaum wrote the ''[[Literature/LandOfOz Oz]]'' books as a less scary alternative to what he perceived as the too-creepy fairy tales of the day. Well, then, if that was your purpose, then you failed miserably, Mr. Baum.
** On a similar note, ''Literature/{{Struwwelpeter}}'' was originally written to be a Christmas present to the children of the author's neighbors and family. One imagines he didn't much like these children, as beyond the horrifying content, it's a book entirely about what children ''shouldn't'' do if they don't want a SpaceWhaleAesop to befall them.
* In the same vein, Creator/WaltDisney became synonomous with "syrupy-sweet family fare," {{Bowdleri|se}}zed {{Fairy Tale}}s, and {{Disneyfication}} as an insult towards treating serious subject matter in a lighthearted, overly-simplistic way, but Disney Canon has a NightmareFuel [[NightmareFuel/{{Disney}} section as long as a football field]].
12th Oct '17 10:51:50 AM VisitorAlex
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* A childish outlook on mature issues, such as a stick figure drawing of a bloody massacre? Dig through some of the footage at the [[http://www.invisiblechildren.com/theMovie/ Invisible Children]] project dealing with ex-ChildSoldiers from Northern Uganda sometime.
** The folk song ''The Children Draw Guns'' was written after the author saw a display of art by Guatemalan-exile children who had been assigned by their innocent teacher to draw a picture of home.
* The children that were taken out of the Branch Davidian Compound before the horrifying end to the stand-off at Waco were these sort of kids, having been taught "Playground Songs" about bloody revolts and the death of non-believers while dancing in a Ring-around-the-rosie fashion.
** In the documentary that shows it, the children were seen drawing disturbing scenes, including one child depicting the compound up in flames three days before the actual event. Chilling.
*** What they were singing were actually Old-Time Gospel standards. The one about "holding up the bloodstained banner" is the beloved old classic "We Are Soldiers", published in 1880. See note below about "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".
*** Similar songs are taught to the children of extremists in some countries, including charming little ditties about how they want to grow up to become suicide bombers. Sung in their sweet little childish voices.
* After John Wayne Gacy was arrested, he took to painting clowns. Not even of the MonsterClown variety (though the "Skull Clown" paintings...). They're still creepy as hell.

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* A childish outlook on mature issues, such as a stick figure drawing of a bloody massacre? Dig through some of the footage at the [[http://www.invisiblechildren.com/theMovie/ Invisible Children]] project dealing with ex-ChildSoldiers from Northern Uganda sometime.
** The folk song ''The Children Draw Guns'' was written after the author saw a display of art by Guatemalan-exile children who had been assigned by their innocent teacher to draw a picture of home.
* The children that were taken out art works of the Branch Davidian Compound before the horrifying end to the stand-off at Waco were Creator/HieronymusBosch and Creator/FranciscoDeGoya make them champions of NightmareFuel imagery.
* The films of Creator/AlfredHitchcock, Creator/JohnCarpenter, Creator/DavidLynch, Creator/StevenSpielberg make all
these sort of kids, having been taught "Playground Songs" about bloody revolts and the death of non-believers while dancing in a Ring-around-the-rosie fashion.
** In the documentary that shows it, the children were seen drawing disturbing scenes, including one child depicting the compound up in flames three days before the actual event. Chilling.
*** What they were singing were actually Old-Time Gospel standards. The one about "holding up the bloodstained banner" is the beloved old classic "We Are Soldiers", published in 1880. See note below about "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".
*** Similar songs are taught to the children of extremists in some countries, including charming little ditties about how they want to grow up to become suicide bombers. Sung in their sweet little childish voices.
* After John Wayne Gacy was arrested, he took to painting clowns. Not even of the MonsterClown variety (though the "Skull Clown" paintings...). They're still creepy
directors good candidates for this trope too, as hell.do most horror film directors.



* The art works of Creator/HieronymusBosch and Creator/FranciscoDeGoya make them champions of NightmareFuel imagery.
* The films of Creator/AlfredHitchcock, Creator/DavidLynch, Creator/StevenSpielberg make all these directors good candidates for this trope too, as do most horror film directors.


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* A childish outlook on mature issues, such as a stick figure drawing of a bloody massacre? Dig through some of the footage at the [[http://www.invisiblechildren.com/theMovie/ Invisible Children]] project dealing with ex-ChildSoldiers from Northern Uganda sometime.
** The folk song ''The Children Draw Guns'' was written after the author saw a display of art by Guatemalan-exile children who had been assigned by their innocent teacher to draw a picture of home.
* The children that were taken out of the Branch Davidian Compound before the horrifying end to the stand-off at Waco were these sort of kids, having been taught "Playground Songs" about bloody revolts and the death of non-believers while dancing in a Ring-around-the-rosie fashion.
** In the documentary that shows it, the children were seen drawing disturbing scenes, including one child depicting the compound up in flames three days before the actual event. Chilling.
*** What they were singing were actually Old-Time Gospel standards. The one about "holding up the bloodstained banner" is the beloved old classic "We Are Soldiers", published in 1880. See note below about "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".
*** Similar songs are taught to the children of extremists in some countries, including charming little ditties about how they want to grow up to become suicide bombers. Sung in their sweet little childish voices.
3rd Oct '17 4:06:23 AM Misstress
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** Machigerita-P, who is responsible for such lovely songs as [[CircusOfFear "Dark Woods Circus",]] [[FireAndBrimstoneHell "Red Swamp Bottom",]] [[TheGrimReaper "Guard and Scythe",]] [[BedlamHouse "Wide Knowledge of the Late, Madness",]] and [[OmnicidalManiac "Test Tube Princess".]]

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** Machigerita-P, Music/{{Machigerita}}-P, who is responsible for such lovely songs as [[CircusOfFear "Dark Woods Circus",]] [[FireAndBrimstoneHell "Red Swamp Bottom",]] "On the Bottom of The Red Swamp",]] [[TheGrimReaper "Guard and Scythe",]] [[BedlamHouse "Wide Knowledge "Madness; Because of the Late, Madness",]] Her Knowledge",]] and [[OmnicidalManiac [[CreatingLifeIsBad "Test Tube Princess".]]
18th Sep '17 5:31:06 AM jormis29
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** In fact, in the very first appearance of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' on ''The Tracy Ullman Show'', Marge used this nursery rhyme to put Maggie to sleep, only to scare the hell out of her.

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** In fact, in the very first appearance of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' on ''The Tracy Ullman Show'', ''Series/TheTraceyUllmanShow'', Marge used this nursery rhyme to put Maggie to sleep, only to scare the hell out of her.
15th Sep '17 12:54:10 PM VisitorAlex
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* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' gives us [[AlmightyJanitor Peppermint Butler]] who innocently declares that, in exchange for a favor he did for Finn and Jake, he will take their flesh as payment. The heroes giggle a bit at what they think is a joke before he says he'll take it from them in their sleep. His eyes [[BlackEyesOfEvil glow black]] when he does, and Finn and Jake are more than a little unnerved.
** There have since been more than a few hints that Pepperment Butler is secretly evil. In the above mentioned episode, he was revealed to be personal friends with Death. In "Return to the Nightosphere" there's a photograph in the background showing him caddying a game of golf for Marceline's Dad (aka the demonic Lord of All Evil and basically Adventure Time's version of Satan). In "Too Young" he got nervous when Finn asked to see his aura with a machine Princess Bubblegum invented.
*** The hints seem to have been confirmed in "The Suitor", in which he is caught several times [[SummoningRitual summoning a demon,]] making it possess [[Cloudcuckoolander/WesternAnimation Cinnamon Bun's]] body and trying to interrogate him for the location of some equally evil object. The bubblegum guardians keep pulling him away from this to make him do one of his royal duties and [[TheMatchmaker try and find Princess Bubblegum a suitor.]] Eventually resulting on the best suitor making a [[DealWithTheDevil deal with the demon.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' gives us [[AlmightyJanitor Peppermint Butler]] who innocently declares that, in exchange for a favor he did for Finn and Jake, he will take their flesh as payment. The heroes giggle a bit at what they think is a joke before he says he'll take it from them in their sleep. His eyes [[BlackEyesOfEvil glow black]] when he does, and Finn and Jake are more than a little unnerved.
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unnerved. There have since been more than a few hints that Pepperment Butler is secretly evil. In the above mentioned episode, he was revealed to be personal friends with Death. In "Return to the Nightosphere" there's a photograph in the background showing him caddying a game of golf for Marceline's Dad (aka the demonic Lord of All Evil and basically Adventure Time's version of Satan). In "Too Young" he got nervous when Finn asked to see his aura with a machine Princess Bubblegum invented. \n*** The hints seem to have been confirmed in "The Suitor", in which he is caught several times [[SummoningRitual summoning a demon,]] making it possess [[Cloudcuckoolander/WesternAnimation Cinnamon Bun's]] body and trying to interrogate him for the location of some equally evil object. The bubblegum guardians keep pulling him away from this to make him do one of his royal duties and [[TheMatchmaker try and find Princess Bubblegum a suitor.]] Eventually resulting on the best suitor making a [[DealWithTheDevil deal with the demon.]]]]
** [[AxCrazy Lemongrab]] in general, especially in his most disturbing episodes.
** The Lich. Every scene he is in is filled with the utmost terror.
15th Sep '17 12:49:51 PM VisitorAlex
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'':
** The Demonic Spirit from "Jack and the Haunted House" is perhaps the most unsettling creature who ever appeared in the series. [[NonStandardCharacterDesign As if its unnerving design wasn't enough]], this creature is a sadistic demon who trapped the souls of a Japanese family in a haunted house. After devouring the souls of her family, the demon lets Kuni live solely to use her as bait to lure in more victims. Perhaps the scariest thing about this thing is is how little we know about it, making it even more frightening. What is it? Where did it come from? Why did it target that family? What did it want with Jack? And is it even sentient?
** The High Priestess. [[DissonantSerenity She keeps her emotionless demeanor when her daughters are subjected to cruel trainings or rituals]], her occasional anger is incredibly spontaneous, and every scene she is in is filled with the utmost tension. [[spoiler:Heck, '''Aku himself''' was surprised when this woman drank his essence.]]
** The Dominator from "XCVI". The fact that he's a mere human with a intense air of cruelty and malice willing to commit atrocities for pure enjoyment makes him pretty scary and chilling. That, and his creepy fixation in Ashi's beauty.
** Of course, Aku himself can be an easy nightmare dispenser in his darkest episodes.
8th Sep '17 8:06:04 AM VisitorAlex
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* Tommy De Vito from ''Film/GoodFellas'', as expected from an AxCrazy maniac with a genuinely [[HairTriggerTemper animalistic temper]]. If it isn't obvious, he's definitely not a man you would ever want to cross paths with, or even attempt to piss off. It says a lot that he is considered the cruelest, most brutal character of the whole film. And for bonus, he's is this even when he's casually speaking.

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* Tommy De Vito from ''Film/GoodFellas'', as expected from an AxCrazy maniac with a genuinely [[HairTriggerTemper animalistic temper]]. If it isn't obvious, he's definitely not a man you would ever want to cross paths with, or even attempt to piss off. It says a lot that he is considered the cruelest, most brutal character of the whole film. And for bonus, he's is this even when he's casually speaking.
8th Sep '17 8:05:16 AM VisitorAlex
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* Tommy De Vito from ''Film/GoodFellas'', as expected from an AxCrazy maniac with a genuinely [[HairTriggerTemper animalistic temper]]. If it isn't obvious, he's definitely not a man you would ever want to cross paths with, or even attempt to piss off. It says a lot that he is considered the cruelest, most brutal character of the whole film. And for bonus, he's is this even when he's casually speaking.
-->'''Tommy''': You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it's me, I'm a little fucked up maybe, but I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I'm here to fuckin' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?
-->'''Henry''': Just... you know, how you tell the story, what?
-->'''Tommy''': No, no, I don't know, you said it. How do I know? You said I'm funny. How the fuck am I funny, what the fuck is so funny about me? Tell me, tell me what's funny!
-->'''Henry''': ''[long pause]'' Get the fuck out of here, Tommy!
-->'''Tommy''': ''[everyone laughs]'' Ya motherfucker! I almost had him, I almost had him. Ya stuttering prick ya. Frankie, was he shaking? I wonder about you sometimes, Henry. You may fold under questioning.
29th Aug '17 4:54:44 PM VisitorAlex
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* Freaky Fred from ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog''.
** He's not really nightmarish, he's just ... ''naughty''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'':
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Freaky Fred from ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog''.
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Fred. He's not really nightmarish, he's just ... ''naughty''.''naughty''.
** Katz. A [[AxCrazy psychopathic]] [[CatsAreMean cat]] with a creepy fixation with killing his victims in rather gruesome ways.



* Joe Tabootie from ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone''.
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