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* [[{{Satan}} Lucifer]] is played this way in many of his incarnations... It's so common that presenting him as low key or mellow is a subversion of his normal character. A good example of [[{{Pun}} deviled ham]] would be Creator/ViggoMortenson as Lucifer in ''Film/TheProphecy.'' Possibly an even better one is Creator/AlPacino in ''Film/TheDevilsAdvocate'', but then it ''is'' Al Pacino: "GOD is an ''ABSENTEE LANDLORD!!''"

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* [[{{Satan}} Lucifer]] is played this way in many of his incarnations... It's so common that presenting him as low key or mellow is a subversion of his normal character. A good example of [[{{Pun}} deviled ham]] would be Creator/ViggoMortenson Creator/ViggoMortensen as Lucifer in ''Film/TheProphecy.'' Possibly an even better one is Creator/AlPacino in ''Film/TheDevilsAdvocate'', but then it ''is'' Al Pacino: "GOD is an ''ABSENTEE LANDLORD!!''"


->'''Kermit:''' Piggy, you’re overacting. You’re hamming it up.\\

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->'''Kermit:''' Piggy, you’re overacting.over-acting. You’re hamming it up.\\


->''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=082y805mkA8#t=143s "Stand aside, everyone! I take LARGE STEPS!"]]''
-->-- '''MilesGloriosus''', ''Theatre/AFunnyThingHappenedOnTheWayToTheForum''

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->''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=082y805mkA8#t=143s "Stand aside, everyone! ->'''Kermit:''' Piggy, you’re overacting. You’re hamming it up.\\
'''Miss Piggy:'''
I take LARGE STEPS!"]]''
am not. I am trying to save this movie.\\
'''Kermit:''' Save your performance instead.\\
'''Miss Piggy:''' I am playing 800 different emotions.\\
'''Kermit:''' Try to play one of them right.
-->-- '''MilesGloriosus''', ''Theatre/AFunnyThingHappenedOnTheWayToTheForum''
''Film/TheGreatMuppetCaper''


* Many, ''many'' {{Dramatic Reading}}s, but Man Without a Body's epic readings of ''Literature/AtlantaNights'', ''Fanfic/MyInnerLife'', ''Fanfic/ThirtyHs'', and other classics of SoBadItsGood particularly come to mind.



* Many, ''many'' {{Dramatic Reading}}s, but Tropers/ManWithoutABody's epic readings of ''Literature/AtlantaNights'', ''Fanfic/MyInnerLife'', ''Fanfic/ThirtyHs'', and other classics of SoBadItsGood particularly come to mind.

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* Anyone listening to the audiobook of ''Literature/{{Neverwhere}}'' can tell that Creator/NeilGaiman had a blast reading the part of Mr. Croup.
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* Some many parodists on Hamiright.com can be extremely hammy, including Hogrimorfee (Agrimorfee), Red Ham (Red Ant) and Hammy G (Chucky G).
* The Wiki/TFWikiDotNet article on Shokaract, already a large ham in-fiction anyway, has every caption written in a similar hammy style, even when he's talking in BuffySpeak. Behold, the first caption:
-->'''Shokaract: MISERABLE INCONSEQUENTIAL WORMS, I AM SHOKARACT, MASTER OF TIME, SPACE, AND SELF-AGGRANDIZING HYPERBOLE!'''


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[[folder:Comedy]]
* Brian Regan.
-->'''''MMMMMMAAANNNNNNSSLLLAUGHTER
* Creator/DaneCook can be one. Frankly, he'd probably be boring if he didn't tell even the most mundane of jokes by ''running in circles and screaming''.
* Creator/RobinWilliams
* Creator/LewisBlack
* German cabaret artist Serdar Somuncu often poses as a Large Ham, intentionally exaggerating the trope.
* Creator/PattonOswalt
* [[Creator/DawsButler The FIRE-BREATHIN' DRAGON]] in "St. George and the Dragonet," lampshaded by an exchange when [[Creator/StanFreberg St. George]] busts him for maiden-devouring out of season.
-->'''Dragon''': Out of season?! You'll never pin that rap on me, do you hear me, ''cop?''\\
'''St. George''': Yeah, I hear you. I've got you on a 4-12, too.\\
'''Dragon''': A 4-12? ''WHAT'S A 4-12!?!''\\
'''St. George''': [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Overacting]]. Let's go.
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[[folder:Myths & Religion]]
* [[{{Satan}} Lucifer]] is played this way in many of his incarnations... It's so common that presenting him as low key or mellow is a subversion of his normal character. A good example of [[{{Pun}} deviled ham]] would be Creator/ViggoMortenson as Lucifer in ''Film/TheProphecy.'' Possibly an even better one is Creator/AlPacino in ''Film/TheDevilsAdvocate'', but then it ''is'' Al Pacino: "GOD is an ''ABSENTEE LANDLORD!!''"
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[[folder:Pinballs]]
* True to form, Rod Serling in ''Pinball/TheTwilightZone'' is a hammy narrator.
* The jousting announcer (voiced by Creator/GregFreres) in ''Pinball/MedievalMadness'' combines this with LargeHamAnnouncer.
** Heck, just about everyone in this game is either a LargeHam or a DeadpanSnarker.
* Zuse and Clu from ''Pinball/TronLegacy''.
* Gomez from ''Pinball/TheAddamsFamily''
-->'''Gomez:''' "It has to warm up... so it can KILL YOU!"
* J. Jonah Jameson from ''Pinball/SpiderManStern'', played deliciously by J.K. Simmons.
* The [[LargeHamAnnouncer announcer]] from ''Pinball/WorldCupSoccer'', who will likely deliver quite a few "'''''GOAL!'''''"[=s=] over the course of an average game.
* ''Pinball/BramStokersDracula'' will have Dracula shout his infamous "Winds! ''WINDS!''" line from the movie whenever you go into Mist mode.
* General Yagov from ''[[Pinball/F14Tomcat F-14 Tomcat]]'' is so ridiculously over-the-top in everything he says.
-->'''Yagov:''' "Now you die, comrade! You cannot win!"
* As in the movie, both The Riddler (Creator/JimCarrey) and Two-Face (Creator/TommyLeeJones) in ''Pinball/BatmanForever''.
* The Crypt Keeper in Creator/DataEastPinball's ''Pinball/TalesFromTheCrypt'' combines this with the PungeonMaster trope.
-->'''The Crypt Keeper:''' "''Chop'' of the morning to ya!"
* ''[[Pinball/{{Avatar}} James Cameron's Avatar]]'' has custom voicework by Stephen Lang, who hams it as Colonel Quaritch.
* Many of the characters in Creator/SternPinball's ''[[Pinball/XMenStern X-Men]]'' qualify, with the Shadow King and Magneto being the biggest offenders.
-->'''Shadow King:''' "Now witness the dawn of ''homo superior!''"
* Every single wrestler in ''Pinball/WWFRoyalRumble,'' without exception.
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[[folder:Podcasts]]
* From such web podcasts as ''Podcast/WithSpecialGuestLaurenLapkus'', James Adomian's oft-used Tom Leykis impression. James Adomian takes Tom Leykis' eccentric personality and dials it UpToEleven. What we have is a screaming, raving, self-aware misogynist who never lets anyone get a word in edgewise.
* Ghost of ''Radio/TrueCapitalist'' Radio is a massive ham(bone) thanks to his HairTriggerTemper, infinite number of {{Berserk Button}}s and a large number of trolls calling in.
-->'''Ghost:''' I'M A CAAAAAAAAPITALIIIIIIIIIST!!! AND I DESERVE. THE RESPECT. ACCORDED THAT GODDAMN TITLE I'VEBEENSAYINGTHATSINCE DAY WWWUUN!!!
* Video game music podcast ''Podcast/NitroGameInjection'' has Larry Oji. With him, EVERY episode is sponsored by ham.
* While Cecil from ''Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale'' has his moments, perhaps the best Night Valean example comes from Jackson Publick's Hiram Mcdaniels. Well, two out of five, anyway.
-->'''Green Head:''' '''''Do you hear the beating of my terrible wings? Do you feel the flames lick at the corners of a life you once thought belonged to you?'''''\\
'''Purple Head:''' '''''AND YOU WILL NEVER HEAR IT! IT’S A SECRET! AND BURIED IN A SECRET PLACE!'''''
* ''Podcast/RandomAssault'': Mitch, if he's given too much rope.
* Jessica of ''Podcast/FatFrenchAndFabulous'', in contrast to Janel's DeadpanSnarker, has an over-the-top, bombastic style.
-->"This year Canada was like: fuck you, our coins glow in the dark now."\\
"THEY GLOW IN THE DARK!"
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* Sir Donald Sinden, in the BBC Radio adaptation of ''Death On The Nile''. And the BBC Radio adaptation of ''The Hound Of The Baskervilles''. The TV series ''Never The Twain'' was one long Ham-Off between him and Windsor Davies.
** From ''Series/SpittingImage'':
--->'''Sir Donald''': Do you serve... ''a ham salad''?
--->'''Waiter''': We serve salad to anyone.
* The radio version of ''Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' features a particularly hammy performance from their Zaphod Beeblebrox. This can also apply to the TV version, it used the same actors, but the low-budget second head tends to reduce the ham. Also the corporate executive Hig Hurtenflirst, who only appeared in the radio version of the franchise.
* Ray Goulding, one-half of radio satirists ''Radio/BobAndRay'', who used his classic theatrical baritone to great effect in skits calling for this character type. Partly justified by the [[RadioDrama medium he was parodying]], but mostly just because he was having a whole lot of fun.
* Edwin Blackgaard is an in-universe example from ''Radio/AdventuresInOdyssey'', but he's almost as bad off-stage. It makes for a very sharp contrast with his evil brother, Regis, who gives a quieter, more even-handed performance and is scarier for it.
** Regis even lampshades this when he's talking to Jason, saying "My brother may be a scenery chewing ham, but he does have excellent taste."
* On ''[[Series/ThatMithcellAndWebbLook That Mitchell And Webb Sound]]'', both Mitchell and Webb have their moments:
** Webb's would be the title character of the recurring sketch, "The Surprising Adventures of Sir Digby Chicken Caesar", an insane hobo who thinks he is a dashing adventurer.
** Mitchell's more prone to histrionics, but is not likely to top the series 3 finisher, where he played a man with no arms, legs, torso, or neck, engaged in a feverish and increasingly ludicrous description of the world's most beautiful art object.
*** "ANGELA! SPIT VACUUM!"
* Creator/BasilRathbone: [[http://www.basilrathbone.net/radio/ "I love Radio, but then I am an awful ham!"]]
* Anthony Head ([yes, Giles from ''Series/{{Buffy|TheVampireSlayer}}'') as [[EvilGloating gloating]] CardCarryingVillain Mr Gently Benevolent in Dickensian parody ''Radio/BleakExpectations''
* Tom Baker as [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Marshall_Hall Sir Edward Marshall Hall]] in ''The Trials of Marshall Hall''. {{Justified|Trope}}, since Sir Edward was well-known for his florid, theatrical style in court.
* BBC [[CausticCritic film critic]] Creator/MarkKermode can go into this category sometimes, ''especially'' when he gets into his trademark rant modes.
* Radio/RidersRadioTheater: Pretty much the whole cast, given it is satirical radio melodrama.
* Anyone and everyone involved in ''Radio/TheNavyLark''. The show had to be on the radio -- there's no way the BBC could have ever afforded all the scenery the cast would have eaten.
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[[folder:Roleplay]]
* ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'':
** Liam Black is this mixed with {{Narm}}. [[WordOfGod His handler]] stated this was very intentional (though they did [[OldShame regret it in hindsight.]])
--->'''Liam Black:''' Oh and a girl with silky brown hair and a '''FUCKING LASER'''!\\
'''Liam Black:''' Then the person threatening James... '''IS YOU!''
** Jimmy Brennan of v4 is also particularly hammy, alongside [[ClusterFBomb having a ridiculously huge potty mouth]].
** [[WordOfGod According to her handler]], Katie Tanaka of ''Virtua'' is designed to be this sort of character. While it does get played down over time, it's still there.
* Most of the cast of ''[[Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse The Golden Age]]''. Of course, the fact that it was entitled the [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] was kind of your first clue. Not too subtle, UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks.
* Most Volus on ''Roleplay/CerberusDailyNews'' are this by default. But the standout case would have to be the duo of Jorgal Dwick and Terrorbyte. [[http://www.cerberusdailynews.com/valiant/forum/board/thread/?t=1139 example]]
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[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* VERY common with TabletopRPG Game Masters. When the interactive lifespan of your average NPC is measured in a handful of combat rounds, you have to make the most of it!
* The color commentary mechanic in ''TabletopGame/{{The Splinter}}'' rewards this. Professional players can pause in the middle of an action and describe what they're doing, similar to how reality tv shows cut away in the middle of an event so that the participants can describe how they felt and what they saw and did. Depending on how awesome and over-the-top their description is, that player can get a bonus to their dice pool.
* Seemingly every person of higher rank in the Imperium of Man, Chaos, or other factions in the ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' universe comes with a large slice of ham.
** '''[[AxCrazy KILL! MAIM! BURN! KILL! MAIM! BURN! KILL! MAIM! BURN! KILL! MAIM! BURN! KILL! MAIM! BURN! KILL! MAIM! BURN! KILL! MAIM! BURN! KILL! MAIM! BURN]]!'''
** Or Khorne's.
----> '''BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD! SKULLS FOR THE SKULL THRONE!'''
-----> '''HARRIERS FOR THE CUP!'''
** Literature/CiaphasCain gets his own Large Ham even, in ''Cain's LastStand'', when he gives a propaganda speech to the planet. Even Inquisitor Vail has no comment on it, because quite frankly it's so {{out of character|Moment}} that it speaks for itself.
* Some of the many alien powers in ''TabletopGame/CosmicEncounter'' seem designed to encourage players to play them this way, but especially the Sniveler.
** And the Silencer, for whom booming 'SILENCE!' at the top of your lungs is almost mandatory.
* In ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'', it seems like one of the prerequisites for becoming one of the titular [[AGodIsYou Exalted]] is to be a colossal ham, and TheFairFolk, [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Demons]] and Deathlords get in on it too.
** Infernals have an especially large slice, since they can appease their demonic masters by ranting about their EvilPlan.
* Anyone in ''TabletopGame/ChuubosMarvelousWishGrantingEngine'' with the (Overacted) Speechlessness Bonus XP condition will most likely be devouring the scenery at the drop of a hat. The pregen character Leonardo de Montreal from ''Glass-Maker's Dragon'' would be the standout here.
** Also those with the Fist-Pump/Salute XP condition, as displayed by pregen character Jasmine Apocynum.
* ''TabletopGame/TeenagersFromOuterSpace'' acually''demands'' this of its players and {{Game Master}}s.
--> "Something underwater on an alien planet has just ''grabbed your foot!'' If you arent screaming like a cat dipped in Nair(tm), you aren't properly grasping the seriousness of the situation."
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[[folder:Theme Parks]]
* At Ride/UniversalStudios:
** Ooblar is definitely this in ''Ride/JimmyNeutronsNicktoonBlast'', possibly even more-so than in the [[WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutronBoyGenius movie]]. He is completely overwhelmed with happiness on the opportunity to take-over the world, taking the opportunity to remind that to the riders at every turn.
** Electro in ''Ride/TheAmazingAdventuresOfSpiderMan'', who always makes it joyfully clear to everyone that he has electricity powers.
** Kang in ''Ride/KungFuPandaAdventure'', who very frequently partakes in EvilGloating and loves to shout, "I am Kang!"
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[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* ''VisualNovel/DanganronpaTriggerHappyHavoc'' has a few, but the crown goes to Gundham Tanaka, [[EvilOverlord Supreme Overlord of Ice]].... and Ultimate Breeder.
** "BURN IN THE FIRES OF PANDEMONIUM!"
** "DON'T UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF THE EVIL EYE!"
** "IS THAT IT?! A SHEPHERD DRESSED IN HIS SUNDAY'S FINEST STILL REEKS OF LAMB, HAJIME HINATA!"
** "THEY ARE DESTINED TO FALL AND TURN TO ASH AT THE MIGHT OF MY FOUR DARK DEVAS OF DESTRUCTION!"
* Gundham Tanaka from ''VisualNovel/Danganronpa2GoodbyeDespair'' yells almost every line and is constantly boasting that he's a demon from hell, he also calls his four pet hamsters the 'Dark Devas of Destruction'. His whole demeanor is that of a super-villain, though he sometimes gets sheepish when Sonia compliments him.
* The ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' series typically has ''several'' hams in each one (despite having little voice acting).
** Although a special nod goes to Damon Gant from the first game, and Luke Atmey from the third, both with dramatic gestures, thunder-splitting personalities and dramatic theme music.
** The awesome hamminess of ''"'''OBJECTION!'''"'', ''"'''TAKE THAT!'''"'', ''"'''HOLD IT!'''"'', and ''"'''GOTCHA!'''"''. Particularly enjoyable when the lawyers get into shouting matches with each other. ''"'''OBJECTION!'''"'' ''"'''OBJECTION!'''"'' ''"I SAID OBJECTION!"'' '''"I SAID OBJECTION FIRST!"'''
*** Phoenix Wright's introduction in chapter 1 of ''VideoGame/ProfessorLaytonVsAceAttorney'' is filled with a similar level of hamminess. When you enter the bakery, Luke comments on how the staff must be really talented. Suddenly... ''"'''WELCOME!'''"'' Phoenix makes his grand entrance slamming his hands on the table and pointing his finger towards Layton and Luke just like if he was in the courtroom. (Keep in mind that Phoenix and Maya seem to have lost their memory when they entered Labyrinthia.) Then he pounds the dough extremely hard until Espella tells him Layton and Luke aren't customers.
** Redd White.
** And Valant Gramarye.
** Or Furio Tigre.
** Also Maximillion Galactica (crossing over into CampStraight as well)
** Godot's ability to consume ungodly amount of coffee is a direct result of the sheer density of his hamminess creating a singularity in his metabolism.
** Franziska is almost sane compared to [[WorldOfHam the rest of the cast]], but this doesn't stop her from attacking everyone in sight with her {{whip|ItGood}}, ranting at both Phoenix and Edgeworth for besmirching her family's honor, and using the word "[[YouFool fool]]" approximately twenty-seven times per sentence when she gets upset. Edgeworth even snarks about her "flair for the histrionic."
** Dick Gumshoe is [[BoisterousBruiser so huge and boisterous]] that every other line of his shakes the screen as if he's generating earthquakes with his mouth.
** Apollo Justice specifically ''trains'' his NoIndoorVoice to be as hammy as possible. He mentions it constantly and calls it his ''Chords of Steel''.
*** Lampshaded in the demo version of the game where Apollo loses his voice in the middle of the trial due to overdoing his vocal chords training.
** The [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyDualDestinies fifth game]] gives us Yuri Cosmos, a man who feels the protagonist of his own story and narrates it like the most enthusiastic of narrators, Robin Newman [[spoiler:who does this as part of her SweetPollyOliver routine, and even when it's over she still keeps the ham, just in a MUCH more feminine way]], and Bobby Fulbright [[spoiler:who has almost no understanding of emotion and is overcompensating.]]
* Hideo Kuki of ''VisualNovel/MajiDeWatashiNiKoiShinasai'' grabs the attention of every scene he is in, VisualNovel and {{anime}}.
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[[folder:Web Animation]]
* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' has in its main characters moron Caboose, CampGay moron Donut, and angry Southern moron Sarge, all giving excuses for the actors to go crazy. On the bad guys there's O'Malley, a CardCarryingVillain AI who loves to do an EvilLaugh ("Now be careful, mustn't give away our position with maniacal laughter!"; "Even though what I want is something frightening! WHAT I WANT is something PURE EVIL, AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!"); MeanBrit Wyoming ("I don't give a DAMN about you and your committee!"); Temple, a guy who got full of himself while seeking revenge; and Genkins, a TricksterGod who apparently forgot how to be subtle and low-key ("I could create an entire race of beings with butts for faces... and ''faces for butts''! Ah! '''Magnificent'''!"). And side characters include MadDoctor \ MadScientist [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr0UD0p4jN8 Dr. Grey]] and [[MissionControlIsOffItsMeds wacky and unhelpful]] MissionControl VIC, "5-5-5, V-I-C-K!".
* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' has two standout GenkiGirl cases, title character Ruby Rose (played by one of the Achievement Hunters, Lindsay Jones, in a a nasal voice that just helps the ham) and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuLBRigqX5A Nora Valkyrie]]. Volume 6 introduces [[GrumpyOldMan grumpy old lady]] Caroline Cordovin, [[TheNapoleon who compensates her small size]] by being highly aggressive, haughty and condescending - and when the heroes steal an airship from her, Cordo [[DisproportionateRetribution tries to take them down with an]] HumongousMecha while angrily spouting hammy threats.
* ''Webanimation/CampCamp'' is just evenly split between a WorldOfSnark and a WorldOfHam, in that whoever isn't a cruel snarker is over-the-top quirky, giving an excuse for the actors to employ weird voices and have loads of fun. A standout is Preston, who has the excuse of being an aspiring writer\actor and yells so much [[http://geordenwhitman.tumblr.com/post/164600189851/ivana-fox-the-reason-why-preston-is-so-loud-is-bc his original VA lost his voice once after a recording session]].
* Strong Bad from ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner''. In ''VideoGame/StrongBadsCoolGameForAttractivePeople'', when [[spoiler:Dadgeresque, a.k.a. Senor Cardgage, "died"]], and Dangeresque, a.k.a. Strong Bad, sounded like his head was about to blow off his body. This was just one of his many instances of hamminess, however.
-->'''Strong Bad:''' Well, I heard a techno song one time that went like, 'Doom doom doom doom', and then this other part came in and it was like, "Dudalado! Dudalado! Dudalado! Dudalado!" And there's always this high-pitched noise, you know, like a siren that's like, "DOO-DA-DA-DIDDLE!! DOO-DA-DA-DIDDLE!!!" And then there's the obligatory old movie quote from some sci-fi movie, it's like, "The system is down! DOO-DA-DA-DIDDLE!!! DOO-DA-DA-DIDDLE!!!!"\\
'''Strong Bad:''' WHY? WHY DO MY THIRTY-YEAR-OLD ELECTRONICS KEEP BREAKING ON ME???
* ''WebAnimation/BravestWarriors'': '''"[[RidiculouslyCuteCritter I'M CATBUG]]!"''' His voice actor ''is'' 6 going on 7, after all.
* The BigBad of ''WebAnimation/DusksDawn''admits to enjoying himself while he casts disaster on Ponyville, and seems to be the most energetic actor. This isn't saying a whole lot, as everyone else is stiff or unintelligible sometimes.
* ''WebAnimation/TOME'': "NNNYYYYYYYYLLLLOOOOOOCCCCCKKKKKEEEE!!!!!]] [[Creator/LittleKuriboh DRAGON OF THE COLD STEEL!]] '''''[[CatchPhrase WHOOOSH!!!!!]]'''''"
* ''WebAnimation/AcedemySugoiSeiun'': Itachi is always over the top.
* Most of the main characters of ''WebAnimation/NoEvil'' are subtle, snarky, or otherwise non-hammy - the loudest of them are goofball coyote Huey and BearyFriendly Canadian Paula. The ''minor'' characters, on the other hand...
-->'''[=McCoy=] Village Idiot:''' I! WILL NOT! LET YOU TAKE! MAAA! VILLAAAAAGE!
* ''WebAnimation/DSBTInsaniT'': Alex is prone to bragging, and would qualify as EvilIsHammy if he was a straight-up villain instead of being AmbiguouslyEvil.
** Seth is not as hammy as his rival, but its there. He'll describe his actions in bellowing bravado rather often.
** Lisa is especially hammy when she is trolling someone, in which she will banter with extreme bravado.
* ''WebAnimation/{{Dreamscape}}'': Nik comes off as extremely whiny, but he's just putting on a show.
* ''WebAnimation/TheMostEpicStoryEverToldInAllOfHumanHistory'': [[BigBad Ridiculously Epic]] and [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain Ridiculously Epic Fail]] are both great embodiments of the EvilIsHammy trope. [[CoolBoard The Epic Skatepark Owner]] is also a rather hammy character, though his hamminess is {{downplayed}} compared to the other two.
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* Mille Chanteau of ''Literature/IlivaisX'' is the ''queen'' of ham. If she's in battle, it's all but guaranteed anything she says is an epic speech of some kind, and it's not limited to then either. Of course, there's also Seyne (that comes with being a [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWars Sanger Zonvolt]] {{Expy}} though), most of the [[ElementalPowers GEKICOM]] and [[CombiningMecha STRUQ]] members, hell, even BrokenBird [[ReiAyanamiExpy Iriana]] has her moments.
%%* [[http://baumanletters.ytmnd.com/ "THIS is TRUE LUNACY!"]]
* In ''Website/GaiaOnline'':
** Pretty much everything [[spoiler: Labtech X]] says.
** Then we have JOHNNY GAMBINO.
---> "[[EvilLaugh BWAHAHAHA!]]"
** Who could forget the Overseer?
---> "[[NakedPeopleAreFunny FEELS GOOD MAN!]]"
** Rigel and Mintaka are beginning to show hints of this as well.
---> "SOOOO FABULOUS!"
* Creator/SeanMalstrom, as exhibited in [[http://malstrom.50webs.com/glossary.htm this blog piece]]:
-->"'''Malstrom'''- World-wide sex symbol to women. When a new article appears, his mailbox gets flooded by the ladies demanding passion from him. "A business article on video games? That is so hot!" they squeal. Each Malstrom article also gains him a million dollars from jet-sitting super secret investors. Malstrom is also prone to self-delusions. ("Hey," he says, "if you are going to have delusions, might as well go for the really satisfying ones!")"
* Many, ''many'' {{Dramatic Reading}}s, but Tropers/ManWithoutABody's epic readings of ''Literature/AtlantaNights'', ''Fanfic/MyInnerLife'', ''Fanfic/ThirtyHs'', and other classics of SoBadItsGood particularly come to mind.
* [[EldritchAbomination The Simurgh]] of ''Literature/{{Worm}}''. How can a silent angelic figure be a ham? By being a drama queen. The telepathic song she uses to MindRape people? She doesn't actually need that - she's just showing off and providing hints as to who she hit directly. Come the endgame[[spoiler: , she upgrades Leviathan by falling from the sky to stab him with a sword containing the upgrade - it's explicitly described as being like an Angel descending from on high to slay the Serpent. And let's not forget her decoy's desperate grasping for the sky as she fakes her death vs Zion in the same fight.]]
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''Just so it's noted, just because a character/actor is hammy [[TropesAreTools does not mean they are bad or ridiculous - far from it!]]''

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''Just so it's noted, just because a character/actor is hammy [[TropesAreTools [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools does not mean they are bad or ridiculous - far from it!]]''


They usually [[NoIndoorVoice lack an indoor voice]], and greatly relish {{badass boast}}ings where they will ''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis punctuate]]'' and '''emphasize''' '''''[[EmphasizeEverything EVERYTHING]]'''''. [[IncomingHam The first line]] from the Large Ham will be dramatic, portentous, often just before the act break and can almost always be replaced with: "Did somebody order A LARGE HAM?!" Try it at home; it's great fun.

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They Large Hams usually [[NoIndoorVoice lack an indoor voice]], and greatly relish {{badass boast}}ings where they will ''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis punctuate]]'' and '''emphasize''' '''''[[EmphasizeEverything EVERYTHING]]'''''. [[IncomingHam The first line]] from the Large Ham Hams will be dramatic, portentous, often just before the act break and can almost always be replaced with: "Did somebody order A LARGE HAM?!" Try it at home; it's great fun.


Popular implementations include: '''[[Creator/BrianBlessed BRIAN BLESSED]]''' in Britain, [[Creator/WilliamShatner William! Shatner!]] '''In'''! North America, and Creator/NorioWakamoto in Japan. Many large hams in the past have some experience in stage acting and theater: when you have to poetically act for the back rows ([[{{Opera}} especially when coupled with music]]) it makes sense. Having an outrageous appearance is helpful but not a requirement. While often male, actresses can pull it off, but it's rarer for them. Often cast as a {{one scene wonder}}, or a [[HamAndCheese key redeeming element]] in shows that are SoBadItsGood.

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Popular implementations include: '''[[Creator/BrianBlessed BRIAN BLESSED]]''' in Britain, [[Creator/WilliamShatner William! Shatner!]] '''In'''! North America, North! America!, and Creator/NorioWakamoto in Japan. Many large hams in the past have some experience in stage acting and theater: when you have to poetically act for the back rows ([[{{Opera}} especially when coupled with music]]) it makes sense. Having an outrageous appearance is helpful but not a requirement. While often male, actresses can pull it off, but it's rarer for them. Often cast as a {{one scene wonder}}, or a [[HamAndCheese key redeeming element]] in shows that are SoBadItsGood.


* LargeHam/{{Theater}}

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* LargeHam/{{Theater}}LargeHam/{{Theatre}}



* LargeHam/WebComics

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* LargeHam/WebComicsLargeHam/{{Webcomics}}


** LargeHam/DoctorWho
** LargeHam/StarTrek

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** LargeHam/DoctorWho
''LargeHam/DoctorWho''
** LargeHam/StarTrek''LargeHam/StarTrek''


* LargeHam/FanFic

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* LargeHam/FanFicLargeHam/FanWorks


Compare {{Melodrama}}, HamAndCheese, MilkingTheGiantCow, {{Camp}}, EvilIsHammy, IncomingHam, TheHameSquad, HamToHamCombat, DramaQueen, ComicalOverreacting.

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Compare {{Melodrama}}, HamAndCheese, MilkingTheGiantCow, {{Camp}}, EvilIsHammy, IncomingHam, TheHameSquad, TheHamSquad, HamToHamCombat, DramaQueen, ComicalOverreacting.


Compare {{Melodrama}}, HamAndCheese, MilkingTheGiantCow, {{Camp}}, EvilIsHammy, IncomingHam, HamToHamCombat, DramaQueen, ComicalOverreacting.

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Compare {{Melodrama}}, HamAndCheese, MilkingTheGiantCow, {{Camp}}, EvilIsHammy, IncomingHam, TheHameSquad, HamToHamCombat, DramaQueen, ComicalOverreacting.

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