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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He makes many sexist and ableist remarks in his reviews to get his points across.
-->'''Plinkett''': Anakin is just sitting there like a retard. Oh can I still say "retard"?

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He makes many sexist and ableist remarks in his reviews to get his points across.
across. Though, he apparently [[EveryoneHasStandards tries not to offend the disabled]].
-->'''Plinkett''': Anakin is just sitting there like a retard. Oh can I still say "retard"?"retard"? I mean "Anakin is just sitting there like an exceptional individual."


* SuckinessIsPainful: Mike was nearly driven to suicide by ''Film/Zookeeper''. Not by the film, either, but by the theatrical trailer alone!

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* SuckinessIsPainful: Mike was nearly driven to suicide by ''Film/Zookeeper''.''Zookeeper''. Not by the film, either, but by the theatrical trailer alone!


* SuckinessIsPainful: Mike was nearly driven to suicide by ''Film/TheZookeeper''. Not by the film, either, but by the theatrical trailer alone!

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* SuckinessIsPainful: Mike was nearly driven to suicide by ''Film/TheZookeeper''.''Film/Zookeeper''. Not by the film, either, but by the theatrical trailer alone!

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He makes many sexist and ableist remarks in his reviews to get his points across.
-->'''Plinkett''': Anakin is just sitting there like a retard. Oh can I still say "retard"?

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* DirtyOldMan: Masturbates to the Olsen Twins. Hard enough to destroy his TV.


* AnythingThatMoves: He's mentioned attraction to a variety of things, including hookers, George Lucas, Indian children, his granddaughter [[TheOldestProfession Crystal]], the Millennium Falcon, Neimoidians, the Olsen Twins, and his cat.
* AssholeVictim: Plinkett DOES suffer some retribution at times like when he reviewed "Baby's Day Out" and near the end of the review, he begins to lose what little of his sanity he had left.

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* AnythingThatMoves: He's mentioned attraction to a variety of things, including hookers, George Lucas, Creator/GeorgeLucas, Indian children, his granddaughter [[TheOldestProfession Crystal]], the Millennium Falcon, Neimoidians, the Olsen Twins, and his cat.
* AssholeVictim: Plinkett DOES suffer some retribution at times like when he reviewed "Baby's Day Out" ''Film/BabysDayOut'' and near the end of the review, he begins to lose what little of his sanity he had left.



* BadassGrandpa: Plinkett is over one hundred years old, but he's still able to fight off the police at the end of the Phantom Menace review.
* BeenThereShapedHistory: A {{Running Gag}} in the ''Titanic'' review, where Plinkett claims to have sold various items to historical figures of the 20th century.

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* BadassGrandpa: Plinkett is over one hundred years old, but he's still able to fight off the police at the end of the Phantom Menace ''Phantom Menace'' review.
* BeenThereShapedHistory: A {{Running Gag}} in the ''Titanic'' ''Film/Titanic1997'' review, where Plinkett claims to have sold various items to historical figures of the 20th century.



* CausticCritic: Played straight in the Star Wars reviews, as he really hates the prequels, but downplayed in the Crystal Skull and Titanic reviews as Plinkett is a bit kinder to them. A bit.

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* CausticCritic: Played straight in the Star Wars ''Franchise/StarWars'' reviews, as he really hates the prequels, but downplayed in the Crystal Skull ''Crystal Skull'' and Titanic ''Titanic'' reviews as Plinkett is a bit kinder to them. A bit.



* FanBoy: Of {{Franchise/Star Trek}}, {{Franchise/Star Wars}} and the medium of film in general.
** He has also expressed a love for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in his own...unique way.

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* FanBoy: Of {{Franchise/Star Trek}}, {{Franchise/Star Wars}} ''Franchise/StarTrek'', ''Franchise/StarWars'' and the medium of film in general.
** He has also expressed a love for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' in his own...unique way.



* IncestSubtext: Star Trek 2009 is a guilty pleasure. So is his pole-dancing granddaughter, Crystal.

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* IncestSubtext: Star Trek 2009 ''Film/StarTrek2009'' is a guilty pleasure. So is his pole-dancing granddaughter, Crystal.



* VillainProtagonist: Harry S. Plinkett is an insane old man who regularly murders prostitutes and has killed at least one wife. He's also the guy who does the reviews. And, no, he doesn't act any better when he's reviewing, often peppering his reviews with unsubtle implications and short stories about his murderous "hobbies". The camera even cuts back at times to show him acting like the psychopath he is. One example is in his Star Wars Episode II review where we get to see him force two screaming women to assemble five different puzzles after scattering the pieces across the floor in an hour or he'll stuff them in a refrigerator filled with flesh-eating cockroaches.

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* VillainProtagonist: Harry S. Plinkett is an insane old man who regularly murders prostitutes and has killed at least one wife. He's also the guy who does the reviews. And, no, he doesn't act any better when he's reviewing, often peppering his reviews with unsubtle implications and short stories about his murderous "hobbies". The camera even cuts back at times to show him acting like the psychopath he is. One example is in his Star Wars Episode II ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' review where we get to see him force two screaming women to assemble five different puzzles after scattering the pieces across the floor in an hour or he'll stuff them in a refrigerator filled with flesh-eating cockroaches.



* GivenNameReveal: At the end of "Mr. Plinkett Reacts to ''Film/StarWars: Film/TheForceAwakens'' trailer", he mentions his first name is Sheeeev, Shiv, Shaaav, something.

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* GivenNameReveal: At the end of "Mr. Plinkett Reacts to ''Film/StarWars: Film/TheForceAwakens'' ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' trailer", he mentions his first name is Sheeeev, Shiv, Shaaav, something.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Against Plinkett. [[/folder]]

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Against Plinkett.
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* FatAndSkinny: Lampshaded in ''That's My Boy'', when George Lucas' hit men address them as "[[Film/TheBurbs Hans Klopek]]" and "Fat Guy".

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* FatAndSkinny: Lampshaded in ''That's My Boy'', ''Film/ThatsMyBoy'', when George Lucas' hit men address them as "[[Film/TheBurbs Hans Klopek]]" and "Fat Guy".



* SuckinessIsPainful: Mike was nearly driven to suicide by ''The Zookeeper''. Not by the film, either, but by the theatrical trailer alone!
** The ''Grown Ups 2'' review opened with Jay and Mike giving it a favorable review, praising Adam Sandler and advising viewers not to nitpick family films. Granted, blood and offal were [[PsychicNosebleed gushing from their eyes]] at the time.

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* SuckinessIsPainful: Mike was nearly driven to suicide by ''The Zookeeper''.''Film/TheZookeeper''. Not by the film, either, but by the theatrical trailer alone!
** The ''Grown Ups 2'' ''Film/GrownUps2'' review opened with Jay and Mike giving it a favorable review, praising Adam Sandler Creator/AdamSandler and advising viewers not to nitpick family films. Granted, blood and offal were [[PsychicNosebleed gushing from their eyes]] at the time.



* BerserkButton: Mike, an Arizonian who moved to Wisconsin, can detect a whiff of condescension coming from Hollywood. Ordinarily stoic, he became quite livid when discussing ''White House Down'', ''The Lone Ranger'', and ''Grown Ups 2'' back-to-back.

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* BerserkButton: Mike, an Arizonian who moved to Wisconsin, can detect a whiff of condescension coming from Hollywood. Ordinarily stoic, he became quite livid when discussing ''White House Down'', ''The Lone Ranger'', ''Film/WhiteHouseDown'', ''Film/TheLoneRanger'', and ''Grown Ups 2'' ''Film/GrownUps2'' back-to-back.



* DeadpanSnarker: Mike Stoklasa appears to be this in Real Life, and it's a trait that all his characters share, but Mike on "Half In The Bag" plays it to a tee. He's usually able to get his co-host Jay to laugh without even cracking a smile himself, and any time he's called upon to show any kind of emotion, he always does it in a very phony and insincere way. He also likes to say things that he knows will piss off his audience (i.e. Dr. Seuss is overrated and The Muppets are for babies).
** {{Corpsing}}: Jay finally gets Mike to really laugh (after 45 episodes) during the ''Haunted House'' discussion, which segues into a riff on the Seltzer and Friedberg films (ironically, it's about how unfunny their jokes are). Jay is clearly taken aback by how hard Mike is laughing, even starting to ask him "Did your brain...", before being overcome with laughter himself.
** [[invoked]] In the review for Movie 43, they go Up to Eleven in snarking, talking about how "clever" the writing was, complete with Laugh Track galore, finally saying things like eating dog poop or leaky periods are [[ItsNotSupposedToWinOscars not supposed to win Oscars]].
** And in the review of Star Trek Into Darkness, Mike laughed the hardest he ever has in a video... when Jay refers to the villain as Benedict {{Toys/Cabbagepatch|Kids}}.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Mike Stoklasa appears to be this in Real Life, and it's a trait that all his characters share, but Mike on "Half In The Bag" plays it to a tee. He's usually able to get his co-host Jay to laugh without even cracking a smile himself, and any time he's called upon to show any kind of emotion, he always does it in a very phony and insincere way. He also likes to say things that he knows will piss off his audience (i.e. Dr. Seuss Creator/DrSeuss is overrated and The Muppets Franchise/TheMuppets are for babies).
** {{Corpsing}}: Jay finally gets Mike to really laugh (after 45 episodes) during the ''Haunted House'' ''Film/HauntedHouse'' discussion, which segues into a riff on the Seltzer and Friedberg films (ironically, it's about how unfunny their jokes are). Jay is clearly taken aback by how hard Mike is laughing, even starting to ask him "Did your brain...", before being overcome with laughter himself.
** [[invoked]] In the review for Movie 43, Film/Movie43'', they go Up to Eleven in snarking, talking about how "clever" the writing was, complete with Laugh Track LaughTrack galore, finally saying things like eating dog poop or leaky periods are [[ItsNotSupposedToWinOscars not supposed to win Oscars]].
** And in the review of Star Trek Into Darkness, ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'', Mike laughed the hardest he ever has in a video... when Jay refers to the villain as Benedict {{Toys/Cabbagepatch|Kids}}.



* KubrickStare: Gives one at the beginning of their review of ''Transformers: Dark of the Moon.''

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* KubrickStare: Gives one at the beginning of their review of ''Transformers: Dark of the Moon.''Film/TransformersDarkOfTheMoon.''



* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: How he finally defeats George Lucas, by telling him that he will never be able to erase the original, unedited ''Star Wars'' trilogy from people's memory. This realization causes Lucas's head to explode.

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* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: How he finally defeats George Lucas, Creator/GeorgeLucas, by telling him that he will never be able to erase the original, unedited ''Star Wars'' trilogy from people's memory. This realization causes Lucas's head to explode.



* TheChewToy: This Plinkett has essentially been flanderized into this trope on Half in the Bag. He's still creepy and a pervert, but he's generally portrayed as ineffectual. He's suffering from amnesia, and is abused by Jay and Mike on a regular basis, up to attempted murder. He even shows some form of genuine affection for them in some episodes.

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* TheChewToy: This Plinkett has essentially been flanderized into this trope on Half ''Half in the Bag.Bag''. He's still creepy and a pervert, but he's generally portrayed as ineffectual. He's suffering from amnesia, and is abused by Jay and Mike on a regular basis, up to attempted murder. He even shows some form of genuine affection for them in some episodes.



* DivineDate: [[spoiler:The ''Maze Runner: The Death Cure'' review reveals that his longevity is due to nightly trysts with the volcano god Xandu]].
* TheDogBitesBack: During the ''A Good Day To Die Hard'' review:

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* DivineDate: [[spoiler:The ''Maze Runner: The Death Cure'' ''Film/MazeRunnerTheDeathCure'' review reveals that his longevity is due to nightly trysts with the volcano god Xandu]].
* TheDogBitesBack: During the ''A Good Day To Die Hard'' ''Film/AGoodDayToDieHard'' review:



* NotSoHarmlessVillain: The ''Pixels'' review shows us that he is still a violent serial killer at heart.

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* NotSoHarmlessVillain: The ''Pixels'' ''Film/{{Pixels}}'' review shows us that he is still a violent serial killer at heart.



* BackFromTheDead: Appears to have been brutally getting shot to death by Mike with a Klingon disruptor at the end of the Amazing Spider Man Review. But then shows up for the ''Transcendence''/''Amazing Spider Man 2'' reviews. It turns out [[spoiler: the Klingon disruptor is a toy, and the whole death scene was in Jay and Mike's minds.]]

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* BackFromTheDead: Appears to have been brutally getting shot to death by Mike with a Klingon disruptor at the end of the Amazing Spider Man ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'' Review. But then shows up for the ''Transcendence''/''Amazing Spider Man 2'' ''Film/{{Transcendence}}''/''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'' reviews. It turns out [[spoiler: the Klingon disruptor is a toy, and the whole death scene was in Jay and Mike's minds.]]



* {{Hypocrite}}: Despite its existence relying on being a one big rape joke, he denounces Daniel Tosh for making them.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Despite its existence relying on being a one big rape joke, he denounces Daniel Tosh Creator/DanielTosh for making them.



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Thinks cops naturally like... Howard the Duck. And in the beginning of the ''Film/RoboCop2014'' review, he seems to be talking to himself a bit.
* PoliceAreUseless: Forgets about the strange smell in the basement to discuss Robocop with Mike and Jay.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Thinks cops naturally like... Howard the Duck.''Film/HowardTheDuck''. And in the beginning of the ''Film/RoboCop2014'' review, he seems to be talking to himself a bit.
* PoliceAreUseless: Forgets about the strange smell in the basement to discuss Robocop ''Film/Robocop2014'' with Mike and Jay.


* TrademarkFavouriteFood: Pizza rolls. If you want one, email him.

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* TrademarkFavouriteFood: Pizza rolls. If you want one, email him.him on his web zone.


* TrademarkFavouriteFood: Pizza rolls.

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* TrademarkFavouriteFood: Pizza rolls. If you want one, email him.


* GushingAboutShowsYouLike

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* GushingAboutShowsYouLikeSugarWiki/GushingAboutShowsYouLike


** "...that's right, Jay."

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** "...that's "That's right, Jay."Jay!"


** And in the review of Star Trek Into Darkness, Mike laughed the hardest he ever has in a video... when Jay refers to the villain as Benedict {{Franchise/Cabbagepatch|Kids}}.

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** And in the review of Star Trek Into Darkness, Mike laughed the hardest he ever has in a video... when Jay refers to the villain as Benedict {{Franchise/Cabbagepatch|Kids}}.{{Toys/Cabbagepatch|Kids}}.


* AnythingThatMoves: He's mentioned attraction to a variety of things, including hookers, George Lucas, Indian children, his granddaughter [[TheOldestProfession Crystal]], the Millennium Falcon, Neimodians, the Olsen Twins, and his cat.

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* AnythingThatMoves: He's mentioned attraction to a variety of things, including hookers, George Lucas, Indian children, his granddaughter [[TheOldestProfession Crystal]], the Millennium Falcon, Neimodians, Neimoidians, the Olsen Twins, and his cat.



** {{Corpsing}}: Jay finally gets Mike to really laugh (after 45 episodes) during the ''Haunted House'' discussion, which segues into a riff on the Seltzer And Friedberg films (ironically, it's about how unfunny their jokes are). Jay is clearly taken aback by how hard Mike is laughing, even starting to ask him "Did your brain...", before being overcome with laughter himself.

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** {{Corpsing}}: Jay finally gets Mike to really laugh (after 45 episodes) during the ''Haunted House'' discussion, which segues into a riff on the Seltzer And and Friedberg films (ironically, it's about how unfunny their jokes are). Jay is clearly taken aback by how hard Mike is laughing, even starting to ask him "Did your brain...", before being overcome with laughter himself.


* BackFromTheDead: Appears to have been brutally destroyed at the end of the Amazing Spider Man Review. But then shows up for the ''Transcendence''/''Amazing Spider Man 2'' reviews. It turns out [[spoiler: the Klingon disruptor is a toy, and the whole death scene was in Jay and Mike's minds.]]

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* BackFromTheDead: Appears to have been brutally destroyed getting shot to death by Mike with a Klingon disruptor at the end of the Amazing Spider Man Review. But then shows up for the ''Transcendence''/''Amazing Spider Man 2'' reviews. It turns out [[spoiler: the Klingon disruptor is a toy, and the whole death scene was in Jay and Mike's minds.]]


* BiTheWay: Has dated women, but also shown attraction to men, including ''[[NoAccountingForTaste Mr. Plinkett]]'' [[spoiler:And no, that wasn't because of gay pheromones.]]

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* BiTheWay: Has dated women, but also shown attraction to men, including ''[[NoAccountingForTaste Mr. Plinkett]]'' Plinkett]]''. [[spoiler:And no, that wasn't because of gay pheromones.]]



* TheStraightMan

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* TheStraightManStraightMan


* EvilSmellsBad: You can smell his plaid shirts coming from a mile away, according to Plinkett and other characters.


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* EvilSmellsBad: You can smell his plaid shirts coming from a mile away, according to Plinkett and other characters.

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