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8th Mar '16 10:20:44 AM MagnusForce
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* The ''Franchise/UltraSeries'' thrives entirely on the design of ever more ''Crazyawesome'' rubber suits. This applies to both heroes and villains.

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* The ''Franchise/UltraSeries'' thrives entirely on the design of ever more ''Crazyawesome'' ''CrazyAwesome'' rubber suits. This applies to both heroes and villains.
17th Dec '15 12:29:40 PM erforce
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** The VFX supervisor who started playing the Alien in the third movie (including ''Film/AlienVsPredator'') [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0940430/?ref_=sr_2#actor_main made a career out of this.]]

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** The VFX supervisor who started playing the Alien in the third movie (including ''Film/AlienVsPredator'') ''Film/AVPAlienVsPredator'') [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0940430/?ref_=sr_2#actor_main made a career out of this.]]
10th Dec '15 8:41:27 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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** The Sensorites are people in velour suits, with visible zips.** The Dalek storyline "The Dalek Invasion of Earth" (which capitalised on how un-rubber-suity the Daleks look) still contained a totally gratuitous encounter with one as a WackyWaysideTribe, which, curiously, is considered by fans to be the first true ''Doctor Who'' "monster" (the first non-humanoid, non-robotic adversary).

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** The Sensorites are people in velour suits, with visible zips.zips.
** The Dalek storyline "The Dalek Invasion of Earth" (which capitalised on how un-rubber-suity the Daleks look) still contained a totally gratuitous encounter with one as a WackyWaysideTribe, which, curiously, is considered by fans to be the first true ''Doctor Who'' "monster" (the first non-humanoid, non-robotic adversary).
9th Nov '15 12:46:20 AM Jeff-R
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** Dr. Rubbersuit is one of the villains Doug imagines himself fighting as Quail Man.
27th Oct '15 4:03:47 AM LarsT.
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** And the Droids are men in tin suits.
15th Sep '15 12:30:28 PM hamza678
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* The one-panel NewspaperComic ''{{Bizarro}}'' once showed a newscaster announcing, "The city is being attacked by an enormous Japanese actor in a rubber suit!" and sure enough, it's recognizably Godzilla ravaging the background.

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* The one-panel NewspaperComic ''{{Bizarro}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Bizarro}}'' once showed a newscaster announcing, "The city is being attacked by an enormous Japanese actor in a rubber suit!" and sure enough, it's recognizably Godzilla ravaging the background.
28th Jul '15 4:47:18 AM Medinoc
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* Parodied in ''Webcomic/DarthsAndDroids'', where Jabba's Gamorrean guards are humans in rubber suits ''in-story'', apparently because Jabba has some bizarre tastes (it also conveniently makes them immune to Artie's Lost-Orb-enhanced shock prod).
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13th Jul '15 5:55:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' is an interesting case; Originally, Godzilla was to be animated in stop-motion, like ''TheBeastFrom20000Fathoms''. Eiji Tsuburaya informed the producers that the necessary scenes would take seven years to complete, so he was instead told to create the monster another way. He came up with a new plan: instead of splicing a tiny stop-motion model into live-action footage, make a realistic monster suit and build a set where everything is tiny compared to ''it.'' It worked.

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* ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' is an interesting case; Originally, Godzilla was to be animated in stop-motion, like ''TheBeastFrom20000Fathoms''.''Film/TheBeastFromTwentyThousandFathoms''. Eiji Tsuburaya informed the producers that the necessary scenes would take seven years to complete, so he was instead told to create the monster another way. He came up with a new plan: instead of splicing a tiny stop-motion model into live-action footage, make a realistic monster suit and build a set where everything is tiny compared to ''it.'' It worked.
29th Jun '15 8:45:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''WalkingWithBeasts'', they originally wanted to portray the ''Australopithecus'' this way, but in the end chose {{CGI}} because of the different body proportions between humans and protohumans. However the sequel, ''Walking with Cavemen'' went back to the rubber suit approach. Both of these effects are generally regarded as the series' less stellar FX accomplishments.

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* In ''WalkingWithBeasts'', ''Series/WalkingWithBeasts'', they originally wanted to portray the ''Australopithecus'' this way, but in the end chose {{CGI}} because of the different body proportions between humans and protohumans. However the sequel, ''Walking with Cavemen'' went back to the rubber suit approach. Both of these effects are generally regarded as the series' less stellar FX accomplishments.
4th May '15 4:59:49 AM erforce
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* In the 1976 remake of ''Film/KingKong'', JeffBridges' character reacted to the plunderers' initial disbelief upon seeing the giant ape by saying "What do you think it was? A man in an ape suit?"... which is exactly what it looked like, because it was.

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* In the 1976 remake of ''Film/KingKong'', JeffBridges' ''Film/KingKong1976'', Creator/JeffBridges' character reacted to the plunderers' initial disbelief upon seeing the giant ape by saying "What do you think it was? A man in an ape suit?"... which is exactly what it looked like, because it was.
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