is an internet celebrity created by Sam T Nelson of Ebolaworld
. He is an animated taco that looks like a banana who has "wacky" adventures. He has two series under his belt.Taco-Man Plays A Video Game
, which is a series about Taco-Man badly playing and reviewing video games.
There is also Taco-Man: The Game Master
, which is a parody of Captain N: The Game Master
You can watch either of the Taco-Man series by going to the site itself, or going to one of the Ebolaworld Youtube channels.
Games He Played In Taco-Man Plays A Video Game
Episodes Of Taco-Man: The Game Master Needs Wiki Magic Love
- Art Shift: Taco-Man briefly is computer generated in his Wild Woody review as a parody of the game's awkward CG cut-scenes.
- Art Evolution: The animation for Taco-Man and the like is a lot more fluid in later episodes.
- Breakout Character: Dig Dude.
- Breaking the Fourth Wall: Happens quite often.
- Butt Monkey: Taco-Man sucks at video games.
- Captain Ersatz: The various characters from The Game Master are clearly supposed to represent the characters from Captain N.
- Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Villain Tack Jompson hasn't been since in Taco-Man The Game Master since the second episode.
- Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Rocky in The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle NES game review:
Rocky: My farts smell like rainbows!
- Deadpan Snarker: Taco-Man
- Demoted to Extra: Blast the Hedgehog, who's rarely seen, much less talks, since the 4th episode of Taco-Man The Game Master.
- Distressed Damsel: Inverted with Princess Polygon, who usually is the one who saves our heroes whenever they're in trouble.
- Double Entendre: Chomp's introduction in the first episode of Taco-Man The Game Master:
Chomp: Hi, I'm Chomp, and I like to eat yummy balls.
- Executive Meddling: a lawyer takes over Taco-Man's show at the end of his Bart vs. The Space Mutants review, turning it into a lawyer-centirc show called Lawyer Talk.
- Expy: Many characters on Taco-Man: the Game Master are expies of existing video game characters, as well as characters from Captain N: The Game Master.
- Princess Polygon - Princess Peach (Super Mario Bros.) and Princess Lana (Captain N)
- Derek the Brave - Dirk the Daring (Dragon's Lair) and Simon Belmont (Captain N)
- Dig Dude - Dig Dug (Dig Dug) and Mega Man (Captain N)
- Chomp - Pac-Man (Pac-Man)
- Blast the Hedgehog - Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
- Virtual Boy - Game Boy (Captain N)
- In Chomp and Blast's cases, they are the nephews of Pac-Man and Sonic, respectively.
- Getting Crap Past the Radar: Donkey Kong hurls a brown substance at Taco-Man. In response, he says "That better be chocolate.".
- Hanging Judge: Princess Polygon loves giving people the chair.
- Idiot Hero: Taco-Man
- Jerkass: Taco-Man
- Derek the Brave can be this at times too, especially in the first two episodes of Taco-Man The Game Master.
- Karma Houdini: Taco-Man in his Taco-Man Safety Tips gives kids HORRIBLE advice, sometimes which results in death. He never faces any repercussions for his actions.
- Ms. Fanservice: Taco-Man The Game Master has Princess Polygon.
- Overused Running Gag: A clip of an old guy from Mad Dog McCree saying, "Hoho, you missed that one. Try another!" every time Taco-Man makes a mistake in a video game.
- And when he finally makes the target, the old man says "Nice shooting! Try another one!"
- Rage Quit: How a few of the Taco-Man Plays A Video Game episodes have ended.
- Shoddy Knock Off Product: One episode of Stupid Adventures of Taco-Man revolves around Taco-Man taking out a poorly drawn counterpart of his known as Toco-Man.
- Shoo Out the New Guy: Zig-zagged in Part 2 of "I've Got a Woody". In order to accept Woody as a new member of his team, he fires Virtual Boy. However, Woody tuns out to be so much of an in-universe example of The Scrappy, that Taco-Man stars to miss Virtual Boy! He gets rid of Woody by sending him to the real world.
- The Bus Came Back: Taco-Man's wife was absent from the series since the first episode of Taco-Man The Game Master, and his son had been absent from the series even longer. Both finally reappeared in his live D review in October 2012.
- Taco-Man's boss, Ben Burrito, who hasn't been seen since the second episode of Taco-Man The Game Master, came back in episode 8. It's revealed that he and Taco-Man's wife got married.
- Theme Song: Taco-Man Plays A Video Game has its own theme song.
- Writing Around Trademarks: Poked at for laughs in Taco-Man's review of Bart vs. The Space Mutants, which features thinly veiled parodies of the The Simpsons (known as the Sicksons).