History Trivia / PunchOut

27th Apr '16 5:54:02 AM Prfnoff
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* ActorSharedBackground: Bear Hugger is voiced by Richard Newman, who coincidentally lives in Bear Hugger's home province of British Columbia.



* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Bear Hugger is voiced by Richard Newman (who coincidentally lives in Bear Hugger's home province of British Columbia), who is well known for playing [[WesternAnimation/BeastWars Rhinox]], another big guy. Not only that, he voiced a certain [[WesternAnimation/StreetFighter M.Bison]] who said [[MemeticMutation "yes".]] Also the voice behind: "[[Manga/DragonBall THE CAPTAIN'S COMING TO GET YOU!]]". He also voiced [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipisMagic Cranky Doodle Donkey.]]
** Piston Honda is voiced by Kenji Takahashi, who also voiced Abel from ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV''.
** Spanish players may also recognize the voice of Don Flamenco being Juan Amador Pulido, a Spanish voice actor for such roles as Tom Tucker and Cleveland of ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Shadow the Hedgehog from ''Anime/SonicX'', Gabriel of ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' and The Captain of ''WesternAnimation/WallE''.
** Before he was [[VideoGame/SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], Creator/CharlesMartinet provided pretty much all the voices in the SNES ''Super Punch-Out''. You can hear a bit of Luigi in Gabby Jay's "yay".
** Creator/TakashiNagasako [[RoleReprisal reprises]] his role as DonkeyKong in the Wii version. He is also well known as the Japanese voices of [[Manga/DragonBall Dodoria]] and [[SonicTheHedgehog Big the Cat]].
1st Feb '16 6:29:17 PM nombretomado
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** TakashiNagasako [[RoleReprisal reprises]] his role as DonkeyKong in the Wii version. He is also well known as the Japanese voices of [[Manga/DragonBall Dodoria]] and [[SonicTheHedgehog Big the Cat]].

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** TakashiNagasako Creator/TakashiNagasako [[RoleReprisal reprises]] his role as DonkeyKong in the Wii version. He is also well known as the Japanese voices of [[Manga/DragonBall Dodoria]] and [[SonicTheHedgehog Big the Cat]].
31st Dec '15 9:03:38 AM RaustBD
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** The GuestFighter for the Wii game was originally gonna be [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Princess Peach]], but was dropped because of the possible UnfortunateImplications. See [[http://kotaku.com/5320198/punch+out-devs-talk-graphics-difficulty-nixed-princess-peach-idea here.]]

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** The GuestFighter for the Wii game was originally gonna be [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Princess Peach]], but was dropped because of [[WouldntHitAGirl the possible UnfortunateImplications.idea of punching out a woman made them uncomfortable]]. See [[http://kotaku.com/5320198/punch+out-devs-talk-graphics-difficulty-nixed-princess-peach-idea here.]]
11th Nov '15 3:09:16 PM easytorememberhandle
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** Charles Martinet provided pretty much all the voices in the SNES ''Super Punch-Out''. He is more recognizable as the voice of Mario and Luigi (among others).

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** Charles Martinet Before he was [[VideoGame/SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], Creator/CharlesMartinet provided pretty much all the voices in the SNES ''Super Punch-Out''. He is more recognizable as the voice You can hear a bit of Mario and Luigi (among others).in Gabby Jay's "yay".
31st Oct '15 1:16:22 PM StFan
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** Spanish players may also recognize the voice of Don Flamenco being Juan Amador Pulido, a Spanish voice actor for such roles as Tom Tucker and Cleveland of ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Shadow the Hedgehog from ''SonicX'', Gabriel of ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' and The Captain of ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}''.

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** Spanish players may also recognize the voice of Don Flamenco being Juan Amador Pulido, a Spanish voice actor for such roles as Tom Tucker and Cleveland of ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Shadow the Hedgehog from ''SonicX'', ''Anime/SonicX'', Gabriel of ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' and The Captain of ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}''.''WesternAnimation/WallE''.
3rd Oct '15 9:06:05 PM MyFinalEdits
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* CreatorCameo: Mike Inglehart, one of the directors of the Wii game, is the voice of Super Macho Man.

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Mike Inglehart, one of the directors of the Wii game, is the voice of Super Macho Man.
3rd Oct '15 8:52:27 PM easytorememberhandle
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** Matt Hardy and Scott MacFayden, the game's sound crew, provide the voices of Little Mac and King Hippo respectively. (Although the voice is of course heavily distorted in MacFayden's case)

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** Matt Hardy and Scott MacFayden, [=MacFayden=], the game's sound crew, provide the voices of Little Mac and King Hippo respectively. (Although the voice is of course heavily distorted in MacFayden's [=MacFayden=]'s case)
3rd Oct '15 8:49:30 PM easytorememberhandle
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* CreatorCameo: Mike Inglehart, one of the directors of the Wii game, is the voice of Super Macho Man.
** Matt Hardy and Scott MacFayden, the game's sound crew, provide the voices of Little Mac and King Hippo respectively. (Although the voice is of course heavily distorted in MacFayden's case)
9th Aug '15 8:58:40 PM MyFinalEdits
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!!Trivia entries:



** Bear Hugger is voiced by Richard Newman (who coincidentally lives in Bear Hugger's home province of British Columbia), who is well known for playing [[WesternAnimation/BeastWars Rhinox]], another big guy. Not only that, he voiced a certain [[WesternAnimation/StreetFighter M.Bison]] who said [[MemeticMutation "yes".]]
*** Also the voice behind: "[[Manga/DragonBall THE CAPTAIN'S COMING TO GET YOU!]]"
*** He also voiced [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipisMagic Cranky Doodle Donkey.]]

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** Bear Hugger is voiced by Richard Newman (who coincidentally lives in Bear Hugger's home province of British Columbia), who is well known for playing [[WesternAnimation/BeastWars Rhinox]], another big guy. Not only that, he voiced a certain [[WesternAnimation/StreetFighter M.Bison]] who said [[MemeticMutation "yes".]]
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]] Also the voice behind: "[[Manga/DragonBall THE CAPTAIN'S COMING TO GET YOU!]]"
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YOU!]]". He also voiced [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipisMagic Cranky Doodle Donkey.]]



* TalkingToHimself: Great Tiger in Title Defense mode makes several illusions of himself between rounds. They hang out on the ropes talking like they're on break.
** In a more straight example, Doc Louis and Mr. Sandman are both voiced by Riley Inge.
*** These two characters are also the only ones that refer to Little Mac as "Mac baby".

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* TalkingToHimself: TalkingToHimself:
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Great Tiger in Title Defense mode makes several illusions of himself between rounds. They hang out on the ropes talking like they're on break.
** In a more straight example, Doc Louis and Mr. Sandman are both voiced by Riley Inge.
***
Inge. These two characters are also the only ones that refer to Little Mac as "Mac baby".baby".
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The NES game, with Mac's pink track suit, Popinski being from the USSR, Great Tiger's hometown being named "Bombay", and Mike Tyson being champ definitely set it in the '80s. If Mac's able to beat Super Macho Man, the player will see a paper that gives the date as April 1, 1987.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** The GuestFighter for the Wii game was originally gonna be [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Princess Peach]], but was dropped because of the possible UnfortunateImplications. See [[http://kotaku.com/5320198/punch+out-devs-talk-graphics-difficulty-nixed-princess-peach-idea here.]]
** Mac in ''Super Punch Out'' is blonde and tan for unknown reasons but beta footage shows him looking far different.
** Bear Hugger was originally going to appear in ''Mike Tyson's Punch Out'', but was replaced with King Hippo.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The NES game, with Mac's pink track suit, Popinski being from the USSR, Great Tiger's hometown being named "Bombay", and Mike Tyson being champ definitely set it in the '80s. If Mac's able to beat Super Macho Man, we see a paper that gives the date as April 1, 1987.
** The pink tracksuit was retained for the Wii, though. It's just ''that'' iconic.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The GuestFighter for the Wii game was originally gonna be [[SuperMarioBros Princess Peach]], but was dropped because of the possible UnfortunateImplications. See [[http://kotaku.com/5320198/punch+out-devs-talk-graphics-difficulty-nixed-princess-peach-idea here.]]
** Mac in ''Super Punch Out'' is blonde and tan for unknown reasons but beta footage shows him looking far different.
** Bear Hugger was originally going to appear in ''Mike Tyson's Punch Out'', but was replaced with King Hippo.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The NES game, with Mac's pink track suit, Popinski being from the USSR, Great Tiger's hometown being named "Bombay", and Mike Tyson being champ definitely set it in the '80s. If Mac's able to beat Super Macho Man, we see a paper that gives the date as April 1, 1987.
** The pink tracksuit was retained for the Wii, though. It's just ''that'' iconic.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The GuestFighter for the Wii game was originally gonna be [[SuperMarioBros Princess Peach]], but was dropped because of the possible UnfortunateImplications. See [[http://kotaku.com/5320198/punch+out-devs-talk-graphics-difficulty-nixed-princess-peach-idea here.]]
** Mac in ''Super Punch Out'' is blonde and tan for unknown reasons but beta footage shows him looking far different.
** Bear Hugger was originally going to appear in ''Mike Tyson's Punch Out'', but was replaced with King Hippo.
20th Jul '15 2:01:43 PM AndyLA
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* Little Mac (or someone that looked like him) [[http://www.unseen64.net/2009/05/26/super-punch-out-snes-beta/ was]] going to be the player character in the SNES Super Punch-Out!! before being replaced by the blond boxer for unknown reasons. Nintendo has [[FlipFlopOfGod flip-flopped]] over whether this character is Mac with a makeover or an entirely new boxer for several years.

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* Little Mac (or someone that looked like him) [[http://www.unseen64.net/2009/05/26/super-punch-out-snes-beta/ was]] going to be the player character in the SNES Super Punch-Out!! before being replaced by the blond boxer for unknown reasons. Nintendo has [[FlipFlopOfGod flip-flopped]] over whether this character is Mac with a makeover (as they said he was when he [[GuestFighter guest starred]] in the Gamecube version of ''Fight Night Round 2'') or an entirely new boxer for several years.
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