History WesternAnimation / KorgothOfBarbaria

14th Sep '16 9:13:14 PM GoldenGoblinGuy
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* ShoutOut: The intro shows Korgoth's lover turning into a monster mid-session, referencing ''Literature/ConanTheBarbarian''.

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* ShoutOut: The intro shows Korgoth's lover turning into a monster mid-session, referencing ''Literature/ConanTheBarbarian''. Also The Golden Goblin from before is actually an obscure reference to one of Robert E. Howard's works, "The Black Stone" (1931) which had a single line mentioning a "Golden Goblin Press"
12th Jul '16 8:59:16 PM TheWanderer
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* ButtMonkey: Stink. He constantly shouted at by Hargon the MookLieutenant, and when the mooks roll dice to see who has to do an unpleasant task, it the paper shows that the only possible results are "Stink" or "roll again".

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* ButtMonkey: Stink. He is constantly shouted at by Hargon the MookLieutenant, and when the mooks roll dice to see who has to do an unpleasant task, it the paper shows that the only possible results are "Stink" or "roll again".



* GiantMook: The one who made the ill-fated CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon threat above.

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* GiantMook: The one mook who made the ill-fated CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon threat above.was one. He was considerably taller than even Korgoth, and had more muscles than the rest of the mooks put together. Not that it helped him at all.



* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: One of Gogmagog's men gets bitten in half by a giant bird, (see TooDumbToLive) and other gets sliced in half from head to stomach thanks to Korgoth and a giant ax.

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* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: One of Gogmagog's men gets bitten in half by a giant bird, (see TooDumbToLive) and other another gets sliced in half from head to stomach thanks to Korgoth and a giant ax.



* KarmaHoudini: Gogmagog makes sure to escape just as he is finally giving Korgoth the cure from his PoisonAndCureGambit, meaning he never suffers any comeuppance.

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* KarmaHoudini: Gogmagog wisely makes sure to escape just as he is finally giving Korgoth the cure from his PoisonAndCureGambit, meaning he never suffers any comeuppance.



* WretchedHive: The town where the story begins. Just about every effort to make it and the people living there look wretched, shady, and unsavory is made.

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* WretchedHive: The town where the story begins. Just about every effort to make it and the people living there look seem wretched, shady, and unsavory is made.
12th Jul '16 2:33:45 PM Morgenthaler
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* RevealShot: When Korgoth and Gogmagog's mooks climb down to the pigeons, it's only obvious that the birds are [[GiantFlyer giant-sized]] (they looked small from a higher vantage point) with a sudden camera reveal.
12th Jul '16 2:19:46 PM Morgenthaler
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* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: The dark wizardSpecules is annoyed when he finds a bunch of thieves in his castle looting the place on the assumption that he was dead. Turns out, he was just taking a cruise holiday.

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* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: The dark wizardSpecules wizard Specules is annoyed when he finds a bunch of thieves in his castle looting the place on the assumption that he was dead. Turns out, he was just taking a cruise holiday.
12th Jul '16 2:18:01 PM Morgenthaler
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* RescueSex: Orala rewards Korgoth with sex after he saves her from a [[WhenTreesAttack man-eating tree-monster]]. Hargon tries to boast of his own [[BlatantLies "bravery"]] to get a similar reward, but they ignore him.
12th Jul '16 2:13:57 PM Morgenthaler
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* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: The dark wizardSpecules is annoyed when he finds a bunch of thieves in his castle looting the place on the assumption that he was dead. Turns out, he was just taking a cruise holiday.
12th Jul '16 2:10:03 PM Morgenthaler
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* MagicAntidote: Parodied and subverted when Gogmagog gives Korgoth the cure he promised to give him for completing his mission. Korgoth complains that he doesn't feel anything, and Gogmagog explains that he'll have to take the cure for months, but he prepared a huge pile for Korgoth free of charge.
12th Jul '16 2:05:37 PM Morgenthaler
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** FanDisservice: There's plenty of this too, between disgusting closeups and most people looking haggard or diseased.
12th Jul '16 1:59:35 PM Morgenthaler
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* PsychicAssistedSuicide: The dark wizard Specules uses his MindControlEyes to make one RedShirt jump to his death.
16th Jun '16 9:07:15 AM TheWanderer
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-> ''"The great cities have risen and fallen. Civilization's grip on Mankind has grown weak and arthritic. Dark forces seek to renew forgotten covenants, and primordial beasts reclaim the wilderness. Out of the frozen north, a man emerges! A man of a barbaric age, whose merciless savagery may be the only key to his survival! They call him... KOR-GOTH!!!"''



-> ''"The great cities have risen and fallen. Civilization's grip on Mankind has grown weak and arthritic. Dark forces seek to renew forgotten covenants, and primordial beasts reclaim the wilderness. Out of the frozen north, a man emerges! A man of a barbaric age, whose merciless savagery may be the only key to his survival! They call him... KOR-GOTH!!!"''



%%* AntiHero: Oh, just guess who it is.

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%%* * AntiHero: Oh, just guess Korgoth is a violent BarbarianHero[=/=]mercenary for hire who it is.shows few, if any, real signs of morality. He is kept from being a VillainProtagonist mostly because he's willing to leave others alone if they do the same to him, and because he's living in a CrapsackWorld full of violent monsters and vicious madmen.



%%* AnArmAndALeg

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%%* AnArmAndALeg* AnArmAndALeg: Several of the mooks who attack Korgoth in the bar suffer this fate. One gets his arm pulled out of his socket and then beaten with it, another gets half his leg cut off with a huge ax.



* BaitAndSwitch: There's a cover charge to get a new bar sign and fix the spelling error on it. When asked what the error is, we look at the sign for "The Whore's Nipple Bar & ''Grille''". Turns out the name of the bar is "The Dragon's Kneecap".
%%* BarBrawl
* BarbarianHero: Pretty light on the "hero" part.

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* BaitAndSwitch: There's a cover charge to get a new bar sign and fix the spelling error on it. When asked what the error is, we look at the sign for "The Whore's Nipple Bar & ''Grille''". Turns out the name of the bar is supposed to be "The Dragon's Kneecap".
%%* BarBrawl
* BarBrawl: The most famous part of the episode is a brawl that results between Korgoth and Gogmagog's mooks when the mooks irritate Korgoth into violence.
* BarbarianHero: Pretty Korgoth is one, although he's pretty light on the "hero" part.part. It could even be argued that it's something of a deconstruction, as Korgoth shows what such a figure would be like, including that he's almost completely lacking in anything approaching social graces or scruples.



* BewareTheQuietOnes: Korgoth doesn't waste words.

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* BewareTheQuietOnes: Korgoth doesn't waste words.words, and since getting him in a fight results in him turning into a walking tide of death and destruction, you should definitely be afraid of him.



%%* ButtMonkey: Stink.

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%%* * ButtMonkey: Stink.Stink. He constantly shouted at by Hargon the MookLieutenant, and when the mooks roll dice to see who has to do an unpleasant task, it the paper shows that the only possible results are "Stink" or "roll again".



%%* {{Fanservice}}: Plenty of it.
%%* FanDisservice: Plenty of that too.

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%%* * {{Fanservice}}: Plenty of it.
%%*
The few women characters who appear are attractive and skimpily dressed. Aside from when Specules' gum monster takes on a female form, that is...
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FanDisservice: Plenty There's plenty of that too.this too, between disgusting closeups and most people looking haggard or diseased.



%%* {{Gorn}}

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%%* {{Gorn}}* {{Gorn}}: People frequently die in messy, cruel, and bloody ways.



%%* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: See TooDumbToLive

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%%* * HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: See TooDumbToLiveOne of Gogmagog's men gets bitten in half by a giant bird, (see TooDumbToLive) and other gets sliced in half from head to stomach thanks to Korgoth and a giant ax.



%%* HighCollarOfDoom: Worn by Specules.

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%%* * HighCollarOfDoom: Worn by Specules.Specules. In fact, it's practically the only thing he's wearing.



* KarmaHoudini: Gogmagog makes sure to escape just as he is finally giving Korgoth the cure from his PoisonAndCureGambit, meaning he never suffers any comeuppance.



* ManlyTears: Korgoth briefly gets these at the end of the episode, complete with leather crinkling sound.

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* ManlyTears: Korgoth briefly gets these at when Orala is killed near the end of the episode, complete with leather crinkling sound.



* NoNameGiven: Hook hand guy. Not even a title or rank.
** It's Hargon, according to the credits.

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* NoNameGiven: Hook Both the hook hand guy. Not even a title or rank.
** It's Hargon, according to
guy (Hargon) and the credits.girl tied to a tree (Orala) are never named in the show. Also, only two of Gogmagog's men are called by name: [[ButtMonkey Stink]], and [[GiantMook Scrotus]].



* TalkToTheFist: A classic and hysterically funny (in a very dark way) case.

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* TalkToTheFist: A classic and hysterically funny (in a very dark way) case.case happens when Korgoth decides he's heard enough of the GiantMook trying to threaten him.



* WeAreTeamCannonFodder: Pretty much everyone who's not Korgoth will will die horribly, with few exceptions. [[JustifiedTrope Granted, he's Korgoth of Barbaria and they're the Gogmagog's random mooks.]]

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* WeAreTeamCannonFodder: Pretty much everyone who's not Korgoth will will die horribly, with few exceptions. [[JustifiedTrope Granted, he's Korgoth of Barbaria and they're the Gogmagog's random mooks.]]



%%* WretchedHive: Where the story begins.
* YouAllMeetInAnInn: And then most of you [[SubvertedTrope die in an inn]].

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%%* * WretchedHive: Where The town where the story begins.
begins. Just about every effort to make it and the people living there look wretched, shady, and unsavory is made.
* YouAllMeetInAnInn: And Gogmagog's mooks go to a specific inn due to having heard that Korgoth will be drinking there... and then most of you them [[SubvertedTrope promptly die in an said inn]].
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