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* DefiantToTheEnd: He'd rather get burned to death than [[spoiler: give up Mr. Orange. Downplayed a bit in that just before the torture got ''really'' severe he was explicitly told by Mr. Blonde that even his confession wouldn't stop the torture at all - and, conversely, he could also realize that staying true to this trope might actually be his only, hiwever slim, chance to make it out alive.]]

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* DefiantToTheEnd: He'd rather get burned to death than [[spoiler: give up Mr. Orange. Downplayed a bit in that just before the torture got ''really'' severe he was explicitly told by Mr. Blonde that even his confession wouldn't stop the torture at all - and, conversely, he could also realize that staying true to this trope might actually be his only, hiwever however slim, chance to make it out alive.]]


* DefiantToTheEnd: He'd rather get burned to death than [[spoiler: give up Mr. Orange. Downplayed just a bit in that by the time the torture got ''really'' severe, he could also realize that staying true to this trope might actually be his only chance to make it out alive.]]

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* DefiantToTheEnd: He'd rather get burned to death than [[spoiler: give up Mr. Orange. Downplayed just a bit in that by the time just before the torture got ''really'' severe, severe he was explicitly told by Mr. Blonde that even his confession wouldn't stop the torture at all - and, conversely, he could also realize that staying true to this trope might actually be his only only, hiwever slim, chance to make it out alive.]]


* DefiantToTheEnd: He'd rather get burned to death than [[spoiler: give up Mr. Orange.]]

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* DefiantToTheEnd: He'd rather get burned to death than [[spoiler: give up Mr. Orange. Downplayed just a bit in that by the time the torture got ''really'' severe, he could also realize that staying true to this trope might actually be his only chance to make it out alive.]]


* AssholeVictim: Despite being the most likeable of the lot, hates cops to the point that that he immediately turns on [[spoiler:his protegé Mr. Orange]] when the latter reveals his true identity as an undercover cop and ([[AmbiguousEnding possibly]]) shoots him in cold blood.



* BerserkButton: Gets mad when Mr. Blonde calls him an asshole.

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* BerserkButton: Gets He gets defensive every time someone questions Orange's loyalty or shows a lack of concern over his well-being. He also gets mad when Mr. Blonde calls him an asshole.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: He gets angry at Mr. Pink's stinginess and passionately explains why waitresses need tips, showing that he's good-natured, a bit of a hot-head who'll go to bat for others, and sympathetic. He's also no-nonsense, cracking that all he has from the previous SeinfeldianConversation is "Madonna's big dick coming out of my left ear," and he's the most likely to stand up to Joe; he grabs Joe's notebook away and refuses to give it back.



* AWolfInSheepsClothing: How he was able to hide his sadistic side behind that affable facade is a mystery....
* AxCrazy: He's extremely sadistic, [[PsychoForHire and tortures/kills for pure enjoyment.]] His dark sense of humour don't help.

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* AWolfInSheepsClothing: How AMFMCharacterization: The pairing of him torturing Marvin with "Stuck in the Middle With You" by Stealers Wheel helps to showcase how seriously he was able to hide his sadistic side behind doesn't take the situation.
* AssholeVictim: He botched the heist by starting a shootout in the jewelry store, killing several cops and innocent bystanders; Mr White and Mr Pink note
that affable facade one civilian was barely twenty years old. Furthermore, Blonde is a mystery....
sadist who tortures and nearly immolates a cop for no reason whatsoever. Only "Nice Guy" Eddie is saddened by his death.
* AxCrazy: His trigger happy behavior leads to Mr. Pink's realization that they were set up, when the cops show up early. He's extremely sadistic, [[PsychoForHire and tortures/kills for pure enjoyment.]] His dark sense the only member of humour don't help.the team that Pink declares that he absolutely trusts not to be a rat -- "He's too damn homicidal to be working with the cops!"



* BerserkButton: He gets a little pissed when Marvin Nash calls Eddie his boss, leading him to claim that he's the only boss of himself.

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* BerserkButton: BerserkButton:
** He ''really'' doesn't like alarms. While his reaction to the alarm is off-screen, it's discussed at-length by the other characters (he apparently began going on a rampage that involved unnecessarily shooting people) ''and'' is responsible for the situation everyone's in.
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He gets a little pissed when Marvin Nash calls Eddie his boss, leading him to claim that he's the only boss of himself.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: He jokingly offers to shoot Mr. White for not returning Joe his notebook, hinting at his eventual reveal as a violent psychopath, and establishing his laid-back personality... which he keeps, even as he brutally tortures a cop.



* AWolfInSheepsClothing: How he was able to hide his sadistic side behind that affable facade is a mystery....



* AssholeVictim: Although unlike Mr. White, who antagonized Mr. Blonde at every turn and tries to rein him in, his overall spinelessness keeps him under Blonde's radar, allowing him to escape the MexicanStandoff near the finale alive [[spoiler: [[KarmaHoudiniWarranty albeit in police custody]].]]
* AuthorAvatar: Tarantino originally wrote this part for himself. So, he's a fast-talking guy who loves seventies music and television shows.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: He refuses to tip the waitress and explains he'd only do so if she did a fantastic job, showing that he's self-centered, a perfectionist, and has little sympathy for others. He's also very high-strung; he guzzles coffee like a fish, prompting Nice Guy Eddie to tease him that coffee is "the last thing you need."



** Surprisingly he is disgusted with Mr Blonde’s killing of a 21 year old or younger black woman.

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** Surprisingly he is disgusted with Mr Blonde’s Blonde's killing of a 21 year old or younger black woman.



* TheScrooge: He refuses to tip.



* AgonizingStomachWound: He's slowly bleeding out from being gutshot and spends a lot of his on-screen time screaming and moaning. It's bad enough that when [[spoiler:the cop begs after having his ear cut off]], Mr. Orange screams at him that his pain's ''worse''.
* AuthorAvatar: Tarantino originally wrote the role of Mr. Pink for himself, but Orange has a bit in common with him, namely his love of old television shows, movies ("Fuck off, I'm tryin' to watch ''Film/TheLostBoys''") and comic books (he has a ComicBook/SilverSurfer poster in his apartment and compares Joe Cabot to ComicBook/TheThing).



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: When Joe asks the crew which one of them didn't tip, [[spoiler:he immediately rats Mr. Pink out -- foreshadowing the revelation that he's an undercover cop. Earlier, he was the only one to change his mind and ask for his dollar back after Mr Pink's ranting]].



* TheStoolPigeon: [[spoiler:Even before it's revealed that he's an undercover cop, he rats out Mr. Pink for not tipping]].



* AMFMCharacterization: He's clearly a Music/{{Madonna}} fan, as he goes into a lengthy diatribe about "Like a Virgin".



* EverybodyHasStandards: Virtually all of his dialogue is him arguing in favor of tipping waitresses.

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* EverybodyHasStandards: EveryoneHasStandards: Virtually all of his dialogue is him arguing in favor of tipping waitresses.



* RedHerring: He disappears during the heist, and Mr. Pink straight up questions if he's the rat. [[spoiler:Nope, he's dead. Orange is the rat.]]



* AffablyEvil: He's friendly to everyone until things start going to shit.
* BerserkButton: [[spoiler:"STOP POINTING THAT FUCKING GUN AT MY DAD!"]]
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Don't let his nickname fool you. He's worse than you think.

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* AffablyEvil: He's friendly nice to everyone until things start his friends...but isn't quite as nice to cops or [[spoiler:people shooting his closest friends]].
* AssholeVictim: He initially seems to live up to his nickname, but is in fact as ruthless as Mr. Blonde. His reaction to the others telling him that Mr. Blonde had jeopardized the heist by
going off the rails is basically a "So what?" In addition, when Mr. Orange tells Eddie that Mr. Blonde tortured a cop, and nearly set him on fire, as justification for shooting Mr. Blonde, his reaction is to shit.
shoot the cop Blonde maimed without a second thought. There's a reason he and Blonde were best friends.
* BerserkButton: [[spoiler:"STOP POINTING THAT FUCKING GUN AT MY DAD!"]]
He clearly does not like the idea of suggesting Mr. Blonde/Vic would rip off him and his father because of their friendship to Vic and Vic's loyalty to the Joe and Eddie.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Don't let his nickname fool you. He's worse than you think. chubby, goofy, and really doesn't look too threatening, especially when surrounded by cool criminals in suits and ties. By the time he got really serious, his manner of speaking changed to something [[EvilSoundsDeep deep]] and more diabolical.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: He flips out when Mr. White points his gun at Joe near the end. He also seems to care about Mr. Blonde too. [[spoiler:When Eddie sees Blonde's dead body on the floor, he is noticeably upset and almost on the verge of tears.]]
* FatBastard: He's quite heavyset, tempermental and abrasive, in addition to being a criminal.



* AFatherToHisMen: One of his men is his son and Blonde seems to be a surrogate one. He pays for everyone's lunch at the start of the film.



* AFatherToHisMen: One of his men is his son and Blonde seems to be a surrogate one. He pays for everyone's lunch at the start of the film.



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He casually throws around slurs like "coon" and "jungle bunny".



* DeathByDisfigurement: He's shot to death after having an ear cut off.
* DefiantToTheEnd: He’d rather get burned to death than [[spoiler: give up Mr. Orange.]]
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: He just barely escapes a painful death at Mr. Blonde's hands and hears Mr. Orange's whole story…[[ShaggyDogStory only to get filled full of holes by Nice Guy Eddie in about two seconds.]]]]

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* DeathByDisfigurement: He's shot to death killed after having he receives facial scars and loses an ear cut off.
even pointing out that he's "deformed" before he's killed.
* DefiantToTheEnd: He’d He'd rather get burned to death than [[spoiler: give up Mr. Orange.]]
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: He just barely escapes a painful death at Mr. Blonde's hands and hears Mr. Orange's whole story…[[ShaggyDogStory story...[[ShaggyDogStory only to get filled full of holes by Nice Guy Eddie in about two seconds.]]]]


* StupidEvil: Characterised as being forgetful and unable to put details together. Examples include not knowing "who shot Andy" in the opening conversation, thinking that Creator/Pam Grier was in the Christy Love TV show and not putting together that [[spoiler: Mr Orange is the rat even after having called Orange's bluff in his made up story]]. He's not an outright idiot, but he's not particularly perceptive.

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* StupidEvil: Characterised as being forgetful and unable to put details together. Examples include not knowing "who formely being under the impression that "the cheating wife shot Andy" in the opening conversation, thinking that Creator/Pam Pam Grier was in played the titular character of the Christy Love TV show and not putting together that [[spoiler: Mr Orange is the rat even after having called Orange's bluff in his made up story]]. He's not an outright idiot, but he's not particularly perceptive.

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* StupidEvil: Characterised as being forgetful and unable to put details together. Examples include not knowing "who shot Andy" in the opening conversation, thinking that Creator/Pam Grier was in the Christy Love TV show and not putting together that [[spoiler: Mr Orange is the rat even after having called Orange's bluff in his made up story]]. He's not an outright idiot, but he's not particularly perceptive.


* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:Suprisingly averted.]]



* AssholeVictim:[[spoiler: Some mafia prince with crazy eyes isn't a big loss.]]



* AssholeVictim: He oversees a heist that results in the death of civilians, cops, and his own crew alike, so it's not much of a tragedy when he meets his end.


* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: How Mr. White sees him. And he's right.]]



* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Michael Madsen found it hard to continue with the torture scene after Kirk Baltz's infamous "I have a family!" ad-lib. The viewer can hear Madsen groaning "Oh no no no" off-camera.


* EvenEvilHasStandards: Could have easily walked and implicated his boss but chose to take the sentence instead.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Could EvenEvilHasStandards:
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have easily walked and implicated his boss but chose to take the sentence instead.


** He is disgusted over Mr. Blonde's violent behaviour.

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** He is also disgusted over Mr. Blonde's violent behaviour.

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** He is disgusted over Mr. Blonde's violent behaviour.

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* JustFriends: In his flashback prior to the job White explains that [[UnresolvedSexualTension 'pushing the woman-man-thing']] led to splitting from a female robbery partner, which happened amicably.


* BeardOfEvil: A {{Jerkass}} and amoral criminal with a natty-looking goatee.



* SoleSurvivor [[spoiler:At the end of the movie.]]

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* SoleSurvivor SoleSurvivor: [[spoiler:At the end of the movie.]]



* EverybodyHasStandards: Virtually all of his dialogue is him arguing in favor of tipping waitresses.



* EverybodyHasStandards: Virtually all of his dialogue is him arguing in favor of tipping waitresses.

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** [[spoiler:As it turns out, he's right; while Marvin doesn't confess to anything, he also doesn't admit to knowing who TheMole is until after Mr. Blonde has been shot dead and he's no longer being tortured by him]].

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* HeroAntagonist: [[spoiler: Tarantino described him as the film's "bad guy". As an undercover officer, he's the main threat working against the heist crew which ultimately results in their defeat.]]

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