Web Video / Angry German Kid

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'SPIIIIEEEEELLLLLENNNNNNNN!!!!! UNREAL TOURNAMENT SPIELEN!''

Angry German Kid, also known as Crazy German Kid, Crazy German Guy, PC Lunatic, Keyboard Crusher, and a myriad of other names depending on the version, is amongst the most well-known videos on the internet.

The video depicts a German teenager (ostensibly named Leopold Slikk) throwing a massive tantrum whilst playing Unreal Tournament 2004 on his computer. He starts out by shoving aside the clutter on the desk, and then pounds the keyboard & mouse and yells at the computer to start, because he wants "TO PLAY THIS FUCKING GAME!!!!!". When it does start, he cackles insanely, before screaming as he embarks on a shooting rampage, and then picks up the keyboard and bashes it against the desk when he wins. Suffice to say, several keys disconnect and he fumbles around trying to stick them back in. During this, he gets killed, prompting him to howl with rage, pick the keyboard up and bash it against the desk again, before finally throwing it down, getting out of his chair and leaving.

Has to be seen to be believed. Everyone should watch it at least once. Chances are, if you're on this wiki, that you've already seen it, but if not, here's one version.

The video was confirmed to be a Stealth Parody (as shown here by Cracked). "Leopold" (real name Norman Kochanowski) was simply an actor, parodying that video games cause outrages similar to the ones in the video.

There are countless versions of it; some with English subtitles, some without; some with Gag Subs; plus many, many parodies.

Now has an RPG based off of Angry German Kid himself. It can be downloaded and has a hefty size of 380MB.

This video provides examples of:

  • Atomic F-Bomb
  • Angrish: Portions of it are untranslatable due to this.
  • Berserk Button: Mostly UT failing to load and getting killed.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: Leopold loves doing this when he's pissed off. Which is basically all the time.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Smash that keyboard because he WANTS TO PLAY UNREAL TOURNAMENT!!!
  • Evil Laugh: When he finally starts the game, with a sprinkle of Laughing Mad.
    • Another one comes when he proclaims that he doesn't need help and support (likely due to accidentally hitting F1, the key right next to the Escape key that he just put back in).
  • Godwin's Law: Internet comments on this video are usually littered with Hitler references.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Why'd you think he's called the Angry German Kid?
  • Hot-Blooded
  • Inelegant Blubbering: Once he loses the Escape key.
  • Loading Screen: The kid can't wait for the game to load up.
  • MacGyvering: Has an H key serve as the Enter key. You know, a regular keyboard key as a giant key that takes up two rows. (At least per dialogue; in video, he likely put it where the Escape key used to be.)
  • No Indoor Voice: Leopold is always screaming loudly no matter what.
  • Poe's Law: Whenever a TV station in Germany does a feature about how video games (supposedly) make you violent, expect to be shown clips from this video without being told it is a parody, even if the feature was made after the Stealth Parody origins have been discovered.
  • Political Correctness Gone Mad: What the video was supposed to be responding to, specifically censorship of video games in Germany.
  • Rage Quit
  • Stealth Parody - The entire channel, Echter Gangster, is full of these. While the main video only parodies a view of video game-obsessed children, the channel mostly parodies wannabe gangsters, as per its name.

In addition, the parodies provide examples of:

  • Abusive Parents: AGK's parents (his dad Harold most of the time) are usually portrayed as this in the parodies and gag subs.
  • Alliterative Family: Leopold, Leonard, Leonidas and Leorich the Slikk brothers. Out of them all, Leopold is the meme, Leonard appears the most frequently after Leopold and Harold, Leonidas gets occasional parodies from several parodists and Leorich is the "newest" and least used of the brothers.
  • Alpha Bastard: In some parodies, Harold is often seen as this, due to him abusing Leopold a lot and grounding him nonstop.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: In AGK82's series, Leonidas clearly sufferers from some form of disability as he behaves rather erratically and his English skills are that of a child despite him being 20 years old.
  • Anti-Hero: jumps between Unscrupulous Hero, Nominal Hero and Villain Protagonist in the parodies. Cansin13 and Atarster protrays him as a straight protagonist.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Leonard, Leopold's little brother in some parodies.
  • Author Appeal: Angry German Kid 82 often puts various references to EarthBound, Final Fantasy and Pokèmon in his AGK videos.
  • Badass Adorable: In PrinceStickFigure's series, Gum the Yoshi is a Pink Yoshi who's cute but is also badass.
    • Steve is also Badass Adorable since he's seen to be fighting one of Leopold's enemies.
  • Badass Boast: Leopold uses a keyboard during the RPG battles in some parodies.
  • Badass Normal: Harold is seen as this due to him beating Leopold and he also beats him during RPG Battles against him.
  • Bathos
  • Berserk Button: Getting killed. But everything, really.
    • In Atarster's AGK series, don't you ever say anything positive about Sailor Moon around Leopold either.
  • Butt-Monkey: In some parodies, Leopold is this since he sometimes is subject to abuse(Mainly from his dad), though he usually brings it on himself due to failing school and forcing his parents to get him something out of his selfishness.
  • Book Dumb: The parodies often show Leopold giving ludicrously bad answers in the texts at school, but he's still capable of finding a way to defeat the occasional antagonist.
  • The Chew Toy: Suffers a lot of abuse in most parody episodes, usually bringing it on himself.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: He usually bombs the school with all the innocent people inside after being mistreated by the teachers.
  • The Ditz: Leonidas, one of Leopold's brothers in some parodies.
  • Dysfunction Junction: Don't expect to see any wholesome characters other than Jake in the parodies.
  • Drama Queen: Leopold blows things out of proportion a lot.
  • Foregone Conclusion: All series that features RPG fights always end up in Leopold winning.
  • Fun with Subtitles: How the parodies are made.
  • Gag Sub
  • Godwin's Law: Naturally crossed over with Hitler Rants.
  • Hilariously Abusive Childhood: The beatings Leopold receives from his father (or whoever Leopold pissed off) are mostly Played for Laughs.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Leopold uses Atari controllers, pencils, Coke bottles and his trademark keyboard.
  • Large Ham: Leopold, whenever he's mad.
  • Jerkass: Leopold. Oh dear god, Leopold. He'll throw a fit when he gets killed in a game, thus causing him to smash a keyboard, when he has to go to school or when he gets grounded.
    • Also, Harold. He beats up his son every time he gets in trouble and he even grounds his son too.
  • Jerkass/Villain Has a Point: Although as abusive as Harold is, he does actually have a point about Leopold's education and he has a right to get mad at his son and worry about his son's education.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Likewise, in some parodies, Leopold does get along with his family and is willing to play with them.
    • Harold might be abusive, but he does love and care for Leopold very much.
  • Lazy Bum: Leopold hates going to school or doing chores, only doing so under threats of violence.
  • Like Father, Like Son: Harold rages just as much as Leopold. He's also dubbed with a low pitch version of Leopold's voice.
  • Nice Guy: In PrinceStickFigure's Angry German Kid parody, Steve the Cat is one of the nicest characters in this series. He cares for his family and his girlfriend Jade.
  • Nice, Mean, and In-Between: Leopold (Mean), Leonard (Nice) and Leonidas (In-between).
  • Only Friend: Leopold is portrayed as not having much friends aside from Jake, whom he sometimes hangs out with.
  • Only Sane Man: Jake, who is pretty much the only character in most parody series who doesn't abuse or mock Leopold.
  • Original Character: Atarster has Noah while AGK and Rockman 2001 (whose has pages for his episodes even though his series isn't even made yet) has Fabrice.
  • Palette Swap: Gene Bernardino Lawl has 40T10 which is the recolor of Mario.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Harold can give this vibe.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: Translated: "Start! The! Game you son-of-a-bitch, I WANNA PLAAAAAAYYYYYYY!!!!!
  • Punny Name: In AGK82's series, three characters' names are based off some rather obscene puns: Principal Diknoz, Ms. Sukscox and Mr. Lixadiknote .
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Harold is often portrayed as a big fan of Justin Bieber and My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic, much to Leopold's annoyance.
  • The Rival: A fellow German with a disposition to ranting viciously about absolutely everything. Rivals mostly in video games. Meanwhile, his archenemy with an inclination towards antics is usually Leopold's friend and supporter.
  • Shock and Awe: Cansin13 and Atarster's series features an Atari 7800 Controller, that fires lightning bolts at the enemy, dealing 125 damage. It saps away Leopold's health though.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Cluster F Bombs are rampant in these gag subs.
  • Sociopathic Hero: Leopold is often protrayed as this with his Hair-Trigger Temper and self-centered tendencies and being a big fan of Disproportionate Retribution.
  • Strictly Formula: An AGK parody usually goes like this: Leopold wants to play a game (almost always Unreal Tournament), but is sent to school (reluctantly or worse), refuses to do work and arrives home with a punishment beating waiting for him.
  • Stupid Statement Dance Mix: Tons.
  • Sparta Remix: A pretty good source.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Sausage eggs, as a result of a Mondegreen of the video backwards....
  • Unstoppable Rage: Leopold goes through this Once per Episode.
  • Villain Ball: Harold is shown to have this since he is shown to have a handful of antagonistic moments towards Leopold.
  • Villain Protagonist: Hoppus from the web series "Mighty Magiswords" (appeared on Gene Bernardino Lawl's series)
  • Villain with a Heart of Gold: Harold might act evil around Leopold, but he still loves Leopold very much since he's shown to have a soft spot for him.
  • YouTube Poop: A frequent source.
  • Weirdness Magnet: Leopold in the various parodies has the tendency to encounter things such as Slenderman, Jeff the Killer, a demonic Youtube channel and some videogame and cartoon characters.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: In some parodies, Harold gives one out to Leopold every time he's suspended, expelled, has a bad day at school or skips school.

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