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Funny: Skullgirls

The Game

  • This victory pose (From the Pre-Patch Version).
  • Pretty much all of Parasoul's story mode intro. Especially the part where Parasoul instructs one of her soldiers to send soldiers to help her hunt the Skullgirl down...and get Umbrella some ice cream. Said soldier who got the order then calls it "Operation Chocolate Dawn".
  • This exchange:
    Cerebella: You can has cheezburger?
    Ms. Fortune: That's RACIST!
  • In Ms. Fortune's story, she comes across Valentine, who is fascinated by her Healing Factor and wants to study it. Ms. Fortune thinks Valentine is hitting on her.
    Ms. Fortune: ... Er, sorry, creepy lady. I'm not interested.
    • Later in Ms. Fortune's story, she finds Valentine in a church with Double and we get this gem.
    Valentine: Aw she followed me home. Can I keep her, Double?
  • One time the announcer spat out this gem.
    Announcer: Now you're cooking with gas!
    • Any of the announcer's annoyed reactions to a lame match ending via chip or time over:
    Announcer: This racket's flopped.
    Announcer: Awwwww, c'mon!
    Announcer: You call that a fight?
    Announcer: Cut, cut, cut!
  • Should your opponent actually be dumb (and lucky) enough to let you kill the last two of his characters at the same time onscreen, John "Dangerous" Rockefeller will laugh, and it earns you a trophy.
  • When knocked out with her head off, Ms. Fortune's head tries to get back up. She only gets far enough to show the audience her incredibly silly face before flopping back down.
  • Republican Double confirmed for DLC
    • Which has been one-upped by playable Robo-Fortune and the Real Soviet Announcer voice.
  • Potential DLC character Stanley Whitefin explains the Indiegogo fundraiser while creating the first prototype of Robo-Fortune. It ends up exploding spectacularly.
  • The combo meter itself delivers these sheerly by how Crazy-Prepared it is. The highest prepared combo of 999 is simply titled "You Can Stop Now."
  • Squigly's story mode in the PC beta. And the ending.
    Marie: Two weeks? Two weeks...? "TWO WEEKS"!? RAUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGHHHHH!!! I'll teach you to troll me!
  • Squigly's snapback animation. Here's a video of it being done 6 times with a close-up of Leviathan's face after.
  • Filia and Squigly meet in the latter's story mode. Filia tells Squigly & Leviathan that she's lost her memory and Samson is helping her find the Skull Heart so she can use it to get better. Leviathan accuses Samson of taking advantage of Filia's amnesia, manipulating her into going after the Skull Heart because he wants her to be turned into a Skullgirl. Samson responds by being a jerkass, insulting Squigly's appearance and then telling Filia that she can't trust this undead chick, who has to be working for the Skullgirl. At this point both Squigly and Leviathan want to beat the crap out of Samson.
  • Speaking of hitting people in the head: if you play as Ms. Fortune, detach her head, and then kick it while it's on the ground to send it sliding away, sometimes it'll respond by yelling "Wheeeee!"
  • Big Band's win pose is a thing of beauty.
  • The entirety of DLC candidate Feng's Epic Fail of a backstory. While originally meant as a joke, it's now considered to be canonical:
  • While the first half of Double's ending is pure horror, the other half shows us Aeon's room. Which is a cluttered mess filled with everything from a Samson wig, a Painwheel backpack, the necronomicon, and a Ms.Fortune body pillow. Especially funny because this means that one of the Skull Girls equivalent of God is a hoarder.

Meta

  • On the Meta side of things, some of the voice actresses from the game have a few rounds with each other, and each one of them descends into Crowning Moment of Funny material. The first video alone includes Erin (Parasoul) descending into raving insanity for about 30 seconds and putting twists onto her existing lines, while Sarah (Peacock) raves about shouting things like "I see London, I see France..."
    • "Look at that, I crowned a princess!"
      • Pretty much any line Sarah says due to her being a Large Ham.
    • "TAKE THE SHOT! TAKE THE GODDAMN SHOT!!"
      • "Where the hell are my followers? Goddamn Egrets!"
    • At the end they are both reduced to incoherent screaming.
    Sarah: Did we just have sex?! Is that what happened here?
    • The battle between Laura (Valentine) and Sarah (Peacock) is pretty glorious as well. Starting with Sarah shouting "HELLOOOOO NURSE!!", followed by Laura trying to convince Sarah there is candy in her truck, prompting Danielle (Painwheel) to say "Don't go in that truck, I made that mistake and look at me now!" Also "WHAT HONOR?! I'm a fucking cartoon, you bitch! I have nothing!"
    Sarah: No, no! It's elective, it's elective surgery!
    Laura: I dunno...I could really help you, uh, look better in that dress...
    Sarah: You—Have you seen my measurements on the website?! I have no figure, there's nothing you can do for me!
    • Then, in Round 2, there's this moment after Sarah successfully lands an Argus Agony Blockbuster move:
    Sarah: "Oh, there it is! Finally, I countered her! I countered her. Look what I did, Mom! Look what I did! Are you proud of me?! Do you love me now, Mommy?!"
    (Peacock then gets hit by an EKG Flatliner attack)
    Laura: "No. No, Mommy does not love you at all."
    • Speaking of the EKG Flatliner, Sarah often lets out a high-pitched "EEE!" when she gets hit by one.
    • And then there's every time when Laura accidentally activates the EKG Flatliner in the air and misses, followed almost ALWAYS by "NO NOT IN THE AIR!!!"
    • Erin (Parasoul) vs Laura (Valentine)'s 1st fight. Anything from near the end of Round 1 and onward is just going to have tears coming out of your eyes, and most of the time it's going to be Erin's innuendo or Large Ham moments. These moments are connected to each other practically in the span of seconds, and it doesn't even end there:
    Erin: (after just beating Laura) OHHHHHHHHHHH, YES, THAT FELT GOOD! OH, I AM HEALED! Praise the Lord!
    Erin: Oooh, I feel better already! You are good for my health!
    Erin: You don't know how to operate your titties the way I know how to operate my titties! My titties are all organized.
    Kimlinh: Yes! I nommed you!... Your boobs taste funny. They taste like plastic.
    Laura (after winning a round): You might be a Skullgirl, but I'm a Skullwoman!
    • And now they play the story mode, with some dubbing involved. The hilarity in these cases however stems not only from the voice actresses, but the cameraman, AKA one of the Egrets. Crowning goes to his performance as Dr. Avian, and Fat Albert!Double.
      • "I'm thirteen; I'm a fucking tween!"
      • "Dr. Avian! Who did this to you...?" (beat) "WHERE THE FUCK WERE YOU?! Look at me!"
    "Oh my god, my eyeball isn't even in my socket anymore! What the hell is this!?"
    "Oh quit your bitching, I got none."
    "Eric, let me touch you with my umbrella."
    "No."
    "Lemme touch you with my umbrella."
    "No."
    "Lemme touch you with my umbrella."
    "Dude that's gay."
    "Let me touch you with my umbrella!"
    "You gotta say no hom-"
    "LET ME TOUCH YOU WITH MY UMBRELLA!"
    "Say no homo first!"
    "...No homo."
    "There, ok fine."
    Sarah: "It's not gay if the tips don't touch!"
    "Wait, what about if it's just the tips touching?"
    Sarah: "Then you should probably have a long talk afterwards."
    • The VAs are at it again during the Breast Cancer donation drive: Every main voice actor for the game except for Danielle attended, and they did more story mode "dubbing". Since Del couldn't come, they got Mike Z to dub Samson... which, of course, he did in his REAL SOVIET DAMAGE voice.
    • They held another livestreaming event for the Breast Cancer donation drive: The only absent VA was Christine (with Danielle and Sarah making late but grand entrances). Even more story mode "dubbing" ensued. Other highlights include Laura, Cristina, Kimlinh, and Erin all singing "A Whole New World", most VAs taking requests for other character voices, and Squigly's formal debut and the VAs' reactions to it.
      • The videos for the stream can be found here, with most of the events happening in this one.
  • Also on the meta side, people's reactions to Double. See the iron gamers at 1:05, Maximilian's first reaction at 9:47 and his comment on her at 5:43.
  • After the patch came out, Mike Z did a series with Crossover Counter TV to promote the game for the hardcore community. And in one video, guess who returns? SOVIET MIKE Z!
  • Mike Z introduces the voice of Big Band:
    Mike Z: So I'm just gonna let him say hi and convince you all that he should be doing this character.
    Rich Brown: Hello. How's everybody doing out there in chatland?
    Mike Z: That's really all we needed.
    • Rich has since become a recurring guest on Salty Cupcakes, and his epic voice has led to many a chat meme based on the fact that his name is Rich Brown.
  • A very drunk Sarah regales us with the magnificent story of Yu-Wan.
  • Baby Skullgirls.
  • At Salty Cupcakes, when people start talking about all the team name innuendo that can be had with some of the upcoming characters, Danielle (Voice of Painwheel) starts adding "I ship it" after every new name.
  • Big Band will be able to play actual music with his standing Medium Punch. Mike Z demonstrates using "Charge!" as an example. (Starts at 2:50)
  • The Gilligan Cut between two of the Skullfaced videos.
    Erin Fitzgerald: I am remaining sober this evening, for I am Irish, heh-and if I get drunk, it will all go to hell too very quickly.
    The next video:
    "Erin Fitzgerald has been drinking for the past seven hours. She's fine! Look at her. She's Irish. I don't know..."
    Erin Fitzgerald: Happy Saint Patrick's Day, egrets. I decided since that it was Saint Patrick's Day, I was gonna go hard. Erin go brah.
  • The Typing of the Skullgirls Encore. It must be seen to be believed.
  • Fukua...a Take That to Capcom's Decapre trailer for Ultra Street Fighter IV in the form of a palette-swapped and moveset-altered version of Filia. But, as the video description says, Lab Zero believes in taking a joke as far as it can go...which means Fukua is a LEGITIMATE character that can be used (on the PC version). Depending on the feedback, she could end up staying and will be introduced to the console versions by way of the Eliza patch.
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