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Trivia: Duck Hunt
  • Dueling Games: With Sega's Safari Hunt on the Master System.
  • Executive Meddling: The game exists in part to give the Zapper a reason to exist, to convince US toy chains still smarting from The Great Videogame Crash Of 1983 that the NES was something different that they had to have.
  • Fan Nickname: "Mr. Peepers" is becoming an increasingly popular nickname for the dog after a disputedly apocryphalnote  account of his designer calling him that, though some prefer to keep him as The Nameless.
  • Urban Legend of Zelda: Being able to shoot the dog.
    • This is actually possible in the bonus stage of the arcade version, Vs. Duck Hunt, where the dog leaps about as a distraction while flushing out the ducks.
    • Naturally, it is also possible in Fan Remakes and parodies, like i-mockery.com's version.
    • The dog can also be shot in the game Barker Bill's Trick Shooting, but doing so accrues a penalty. Some would consider the penalty Worth It.
    • And if you can't get to any of that stuff, give this song a listen.

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