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At ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 1990'', out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a StunnedSilence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. Perhaps they were expecting the egg to hatch out anything other than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. Or maybe just anything that was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.

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At ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 1990'', out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a StunnedSilence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. Perhaps they were expecting the egg to hatch out anything other than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place.place [[note]](such as, perhaps, items to represent food and other essentials given to the families of servicemen stationed overseas for what was then "Operation: Desert Shield")[[/note]]. Or maybe just anything that was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.


* TheBusCameBack: Given a relatively triumphant return at ''Survivor Series 2020'', where he was able to briefly become the 24/7 champion.



* NonActionGuy: Many of the men who have donned the suit in the years afterwards for one-shot gags have been great wrestlers, or at least intimidating ones not afraid to get physical. The Gooker itself has no wrestling ability.

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Many of the men who have donned the suit in the years afterwards for one-shot gags have been great wrestlers, or at least intimidating ones not afraid to get physical. The Gooker itself has no wrestling ability.



** TheBusCameBack: Given a relatively triumphant return at ''Survivor Series 2020'', where he was able to briefly become the 24/7 champion.


During ''Survivor Series 2020'', thirty years after his debut, the Gooker returned to a much more positive reception, briefly managing to win the 24/7 title from [[Wrestling/RonKillings R-Truth]] during the pre-show before losing it to
Wrestling/AkiraTozawa later in the event, who in turn immediately lost it back to R-Truth.

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During ''Survivor Series 2020'', thirty years after his debut, the Gooker (this time portrayed by Drew Gulak) returned to a much more positive reception, briefly managing to win the 24/7 title from [[Wrestling/RonKillings R-Truth]] during the pre-show before losing it to
to Wrestling/AkiraTozawa later in the event, who in turn immediately lost it back to R-Truth.

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During ''Survivor Series 2020'', thirty years after his debut, the Gooker returned to a much more positive reception, briefly managing to win the 24/7 title from [[Wrestling/RonKillings R-Truth]] during the pre-show before losing it to
Wrestling/AkiraTozawa later in the event, who in turn immediately lost it back to R-Truth.


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** [[AvertedTrope Averted]] in his 2020 return, where The Gooker managed to pin R-Truth long enough to get his title.


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** TheBusCameBack: Given a relatively triumphant return at ''Survivor Series 2020'', where he was able to briefly become the 24/7 champion.


-->-- '''"Mean" Gene Okerlund''', ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 1990''

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-->-- '''"Mean" Gene Okerlund''', '''Wrestling/MeanGeneOkerlund''', ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 1990''


->''"Everybody has speculated as to what might be in the egg. Is it a dinosaur? Is it a rabbit? Balloons? Is it the Playmate of the Month? Heh, who knows? Well, the way it sounds to me right now, the speculating is all over! Oop, stand back! I think that egg is ready to blow!!"''[[labelnote:*]]And blow it did.[[/labelnote]]

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->''"Everybody has speculated as to what might be in the egg. Is it a dinosaur? Is it a rabbit? Balloons? Is it the Playmate of the Month? Heh, who knows? Well, the way it sounds to me right now, the speculating is all over! Oop, stand back! I think that egg is ready to blow!!"''[[labelnote:*]]And blow!!"'' [[labelnote:*]]And blow it did.[[/labelnote]]



At ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 1990'', out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a StunnedSilence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. Perhaps they were expecting, for instance, the egg to hatch out dozens of frozen turkeys that would be donated to families of servicemen stationed in what was then Operation: Desert Shield, or some other charitable activity, rather than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. Or maybe just anything that was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.

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At ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 1990'', out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a StunnedSilence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. Perhaps they were expecting, for instance, expecting the egg to hatch out dozens of frozen turkeys that would be donated to families of servicemen stationed in what was then Operation: Desert Shield, or some anything other charitable activity, rather than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. Or maybe just anything that was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.





->''"Everybody has speculated as to what might be in the egg. Is it a dinosaur? Is it a rabbit? Balloons? Is it the Playmate of the Month? Heh, who knows? Well, the way it sounds to me right now, the speculating is all over! Oop, stand back! I think that egg is ready to blow!!"''

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->''"Everybody has speculated as to what might be in the egg. Is it a dinosaur? Is it a rabbit? Balloons? Is it the Playmate of the Month? Heh, who knows? Well, the way it sounds to me right now, the speculating is all over! Oop, stand back! I think that egg is ready to blow!!"''blow!!"''[[labelnote:*]]And blow it did.[[/labelnote]]



And blow it did: Out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a StunnedSilence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. Perhaps they were expecting, for instance, the egg to hatch out dozens of frozen turkeys that would be donated to families of servicemen stationed in what was then Operation: Desert Shield, or some other charitable activity, rather than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. Or maybe just anything that was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.

The character was rumored to be something of a mascot for the WWF, and Gooker segments with Wrestling/KokoBWare, [[Wrestling/FredOttman Tugboat]] and Wrestling/TheBushwhackers were taped around the same time. Almost immediately after this reception, however, the Gooker gimmick was canned by the WWF, and not mentioned again except as a bit of SelfDeprecation on the part of the company. The Gooker made a return at ''[[Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} WrestleMania XVII]]'' for the Gimmick Battle Royale (played once again by Hector, who was the second wrestler eliminated, after [[Wrestling/BarryDarsow Repo Man]].) Website/{{WrestleCrap}}'s yearly award for the worst gimmick/storyline in wrestling is referred to as the Gooker Award, and RD Reynolds made the whole incident the first chapter in the inaugural ''[=WrestleCrap=]'' book.

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And blow it did: Out At ''Wrestling/SurvivorSeries 1990'', out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a StunnedSilence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. Perhaps they were expecting, for instance, the egg to hatch out dozens of frozen turkeys that would be donated to families of servicemen stationed in what was then Operation: Desert Shield, or some other charitable activity, rather than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. Or maybe just anything that was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.

The character was rumored to be something of a mascot for the WWF, and Gooker segments with Wrestling/KokoBWare, [[Wrestling/FredOttman Tugboat]] and Wrestling/TheBushwhackers were taped around the same time. Almost immediately after this reception, however, the Gooker gimmick was canned by the WWF, and not mentioned again except as a bit of SelfDeprecation on the part of the company. The Gooker made a return at ''[[Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} WrestleMania XVII]]'' ''Wrestling/WrestleMania X-Seven'' for the Gimmick Battle Royale (played once again by Hector, who was the second wrestler eliminated, after [[Wrestling/BarryDarsow Repo Man]].) Website/{{WrestleCrap}}'s yearly award for the worst gimmick/storyline in wrestling is referred to as the Gooker Award, and RD Reynolds made the whole incident the first chapter in the inaugural ''[=WrestleCrap=]'' book.


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* PunnyName: The Gobbledy Gooker's name is a pun on "gobbledygook", a term for unintelligible speech or gibberish, which... really says anything that there is to say about the character.


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And blow it did: Out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a stunned silence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. Perhaps they were expecting, for instance, the egg to hatch out dozens of frozen turkeys that would be donated to families of servicemen stationed in what was then Operation: Desert Shield, or some other charitable activity, rather than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. Or maybe just anything that was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.

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And blow it did: Out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a stunned silence, StunnedSilence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. Perhaps they were expecting, for instance, the egg to hatch out dozens of frozen turkeys that would be donated to families of servicemen stationed in what was then Operation: Desert Shield, or some other charitable activity, rather than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. Or maybe just anything that was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.


The character was rumored to be something of a mascot for the WWF, and Gooker segments with Wrestling/KokoBWare, [[Wrestling/FredOttman Tugboat]] and Wrestling/TheBushwhackers were taped around the same time. Almost immediately after this reception, however, the Gooker gimmick was canned by the WWF, and not mentioned again except as a bit of SelfDeprecation on the part of the company. The Gooker made a return at ''[[Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} WrestleMania XVII]]'' for the Gimmick Battle Royale (played once again by Hector, who was the second wrestler eliminated, after Repo Man.) Website/{{WrestleCrap}}'s yearly award for the worst gimmick/storyline in wrestling is referred to as the Gooker Award, and RD Reynolds made the whole incident the first chapter in the inaugural ''[=WrestleCrap=]'' book.

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The character was rumored to be something of a mascot for the WWF, and Gooker segments with Wrestling/KokoBWare, [[Wrestling/FredOttman Tugboat]] and Wrestling/TheBushwhackers were taped around the same time. Almost immediately after this reception, however, the Gooker gimmick was canned by the WWF, and not mentioned again except as a bit of SelfDeprecation on the part of the company. The Gooker made a return at ''[[Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} WrestleMania XVII]]'' for the Gimmick Battle Royale (played once again by Hector, who was the second wrestler eliminated, after [[Wrestling/BarryDarsow Repo Man.Man]].) Website/{{WrestleCrap}}'s yearly award for the worst gimmick/storyline in wrestling is referred to as the Gooker Award, and RD Reynolds made the whole incident the first chapter in the inaugural ''[=WrestleCrap=]'' book.



* RealSongThemeTune: "Turkey in the Straw"


The character was rumored to be something of a mascot for the WWF, and Gooker segments with Wrestling/KokoBWare, [[Wrestling/FredOttman Tugboat]] and [[Wrestling/TheSheepherders the Bushwhackers]] were taped around the same time. Almost immediately after this reception, however, the Gooker gimmick was canned by the WWF, and not mentioned again except as a bit of SelfDeprecation on the part of the company. The Gooker made a return at ''[[Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} WrestleMania XVII]]'' for the Gimmick Battle Royale (played once again by Hector, who was the second wrestler eliminated, after Repo Man.) Website/{{WrestleCrap}}'s yearly award for the worst gimmick/storyline in wrestling is referred to as the Gooker Award, and RD Reynolds made the whole incident the first chapter in the inaugural ''[=WrestleCrap=]'' book.

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The character was rumored to be something of a mascot for the WWF, and Gooker segments with Wrestling/KokoBWare, [[Wrestling/FredOttman Tugboat]] and [[Wrestling/TheSheepherders the Bushwhackers]] Wrestling/TheBushwhackers were taped around the same time. Almost immediately after this reception, however, the Gooker gimmick was canned by the WWF, and not mentioned again except as a bit of SelfDeprecation on the part of the company. The Gooker made a return at ''[[Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} WrestleMania XVII]]'' for the Gimmick Battle Royale (played once again by Hector, who was the second wrestler eliminated, after Repo Man.) Website/{{WrestleCrap}}'s yearly award for the worst gimmick/storyline in wrestling is referred to as the Gooker Award, and RD Reynolds made the whole incident the first chapter in the inaugural ''[=WrestleCrap=]'' book.


The character was rumored to be something of a mascot for the WWF, and Gooker segments with Wrestling/KokoBWare, Tugboat and [[Wrestling/TheSheepherders the Bushwhackers]] were taped around the same time. Almost immediately after this reception, however, the Gooker gimmick was canned by the WWF, and not mentioned again except as a bit of SelfDeprecation on the part of the company. The Gooker made a return at ''[[Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} WrestleMania XVII]]'' for the Gimmick Battle Royale (played once again by Hector, who was the second wrestler eliminated, after Repo Man.) Website/{{WrestleCrap}}'s yearly award for the worst gimmick/storyline in wrestling is referred to as the Gooker Award, and RD Reynolds made the whole incident the first chapter in the inaugural ''[=WrestleCrap=]'' book.

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The character was rumored to be something of a mascot for the WWF, and Gooker segments with Wrestling/KokoBWare, Tugboat [[Wrestling/FredOttman Tugboat]] and [[Wrestling/TheSheepherders the Bushwhackers]] were taped around the same time. Almost immediately after this reception, however, the Gooker gimmick was canned by the WWF, and not mentioned again except as a bit of SelfDeprecation on the part of the company. The Gooker made a return at ''[[Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} WrestleMania XVII]]'' for the Gimmick Battle Royale (played once again by Hector, who was the second wrestler eliminated, after Repo Man.) Website/{{WrestleCrap}}'s yearly award for the worst gimmick/storyline in wrestling is referred to as the Gooker Award, and RD Reynolds made the whole incident the first chapter in the inaugural ''[=WrestleCrap=]'' book.


And blow it did: Out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a stunned silence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. (Perhaps they were expecting, for instance, the egg to hatch out dozens of frozen turkeys that would be donated to families of servicemen stationed in what was then Operation: Desert Shield, or some other charitable activity, rather than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. To them, although the "hatching egg" thing would be a bit over the top, perhaps that would have been better.)

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And blow it did: Out from a gigantic egg that had been carted to WWF events for weeks - which fueled tons of rumors about a new wrestler debuting, or something even bigger - came Hector Guerrero (Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's brother) dressed in a gigantic turkey costume, complete with googly eyes and a muted, garbled speech upon being interviewed by Okerlund. The crowd response was a stunned silence, followed swiftly by a section of boos. Okerlund carried on with the segment by dancing in the ring with the Gooker (to "Turkey in the Straw") while Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon and Wrestling/RoddyPiper tried to remain enthusiastic on commentary, which did little to conceal the awkward silence from the Hartford, Connecticut crowd. (Perhaps Perhaps they were expecting, for instance, the egg to hatch out dozens of frozen turkeys that would be donated to families of servicemen stationed in what was then Operation: Desert Shield, or some other charitable activity, rather than a poorly executed segment that was poorly conceived in the first place. To them, although the "hatching egg" thing would be a bit over the top, perhaps Or maybe just anything that would have been better.)
was less of a turkey than a dude in a turkey costume coming out of an egg. To the Gooker's credit, some people did join in for Okerlund and Gooker's dance, though that did little to actually improve the situation.


->''"This may have been the single greatest bit of promotion not just by VinceMcMahon and the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], but in the entire storied history of [[ProfessionalWrestling this great business]]. You may laugh, but [[SincerityMode I speak in earnest]]. Think about this: for months, the WWF carted around a giant egg. All the company ever said was that the egg would hatch at Survivor Series. That was it - they didn't say something magical was going to be inside, nor that it would change the course of mankind. Heck, they didn't even say it would impact the show itself. They just said, "We have an egg, it's going to hatch." That's it. Now think about this - '''there were people who were actually intrigued by this and spent money to see an egg - a GIANT EGG! - break open at a wrestling show.''' If that isn't evidence enough that Vince is, in fact, the greatest promoter who ever lived, I don't know what is."''
-->-- '''RD Reynolds''', ''Website/{{WrestleCrap}}''



->''"This may have been the single greatest bit of promotion not just by Wrestling/VinceMcMahon and the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], but in the entire storied history of this great business. You may laugh, but I speak in earnest. Think about this: for months, the WWF carted around a giant egg. All the company ever said was that the egg would hatch at Survivor Series. That was it - they didn't say something magical was going to be inside, nor that it would change the course of mankind. Heck, they didn't even say it would impact the show itself. They just said, "We have an egg, it's going to hatch." That's it. Now think about this - '''there were people who were actually intrigued by this and spent money to see an egg - a GIANT EGG! - break open at a wrestling show.''' If that isn't evidence enough that Vince is, in fact, the greatest promoter who ever lived, I don't know what is."''
-->-- '''RD Reynolds''', ''Website/{{WrestleCrap}}''



Through all the [[RunningGag running gags]], [[AnyoneRememberPogs nostalgic chuckles]] and speculation on why it happened or [[WhatCouldHaveBeen where it would have gone]], it remains one of the most infamous moments in WWE history.

At ''[[Wrestling/SurvivorSeries Surivor Series 2008]]'', [[{{Wrestling/Boogeyman}} The Boogeyman]] dressed up as the Gooker to scare Wrestling/{{Carlito|Colon}} and Primo.

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Through all the [[RunningGag running gags]], {{running gag}}s, [[AnyoneRememberPogs nostalgic chuckles]] and speculation on why it happened or [[WhatCouldHaveBeen where it would have gone]], it remains one of the most infamous moments in WWE history.

At ''[[Wrestling/SurvivorSeries Surivor Series 2008]]'', [[{{Wrestling/Boogeyman}} The Boogeyman]] dressed up as the Gooker to scare Wrestling/{{Carlito|Colon}} and Primo.
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* AbortedArc: Whatever was planned for the Gooker, and there was definitely ''something'' planned, it wasn't followed through with

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* AbortedArc: Whatever was planned for the Gooker, and there was definitely ''something'' planned, it wasn't followed through withwith.



* DancePartyEnding: There were a few audience members who stopped booing and imitated the Gooker's dance before he camera cut off.
* EggMacGuffin: A giant egg that hatched but ultimately amounted to nothing but material for jokes about how useless it was. You could have replaced it with a giant box, a truck with tinted windows and achieved the same effect.
* EnemyMine: Was the second wrestler eliminated from the Gimmick Battle Royal at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} XVII'', after Repo Man, with all of the ''17 other guys'' all lifting him up to eliminate him, with the honors going to Tugboat. Made even funnier by the fact that he was a fairly normal sized guy, since in battle royals the usual approach is to get the biggest guys out first.

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* DancePartyEnding: Between the Gooker and "Mean" Gene Okerlund at the end of the segment. There were a few audience members who stopped booing and imitated the Gooker's dance before he the camera cut off.
* EggMacGuffin: A giant egg that hatched but ultimately amounted to nothing but material for jokes about how useless it was. You One could have replaced it with a giant box, a truck with tinted windows and achieved the same effect.
* EnemyMine: Was the second wrestler eliminated from the Gimmick Battle Royal at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} XVII'', ''Wrestling/WrestleMania X-Seven'', after Repo Man, with all of the ''17 other guys'' all lifting him up to eliminate him, with the honors going to Tugboat. Made even funnier by the fact that he was a fairly normal sized guy, since in battle royals the usual approach is to get the biggest guys out first.



* {{Expy}}: [[Wrestling/JackSwagger The Swagger Soaring Eagle]]. The perfect thing to stay alive in the FridayNightDeathSlot? [[Wrestling/ChavoGuerreroJr A Guerrero]] in a bird! Those go over so well.

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* {{Expy}}: [[Wrestling/JackSwagger The Wrestling/JackSwagger's Swagger Soaring Eagle]]. The perfect thing to stay alive in the FridayNightDeathSlot? Eagle, which was [[Wrestling/ChavoGuerreroJr A another Guerrero]] in a bird! Those go over so well.bird costume.



* [[{{Pun}} Incredibly Lame Pun]]: "This cracks me up!"



* NonActionGuy: Many of the men who have donned the suit were great wrestlers, or at least intimidating ones not afraid to get physical. The Gooker itself has no wrestling ability.

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* NonActionGuy: Many of the men who have donned the suit were in the years afterwards for one-shot gags have been great wrestlers, or at least intimidating ones not afraid to get physical. The Gooker itself has no wrestling ability.



* ShooOutTheNewGuy: Months of build up, seconds to tear down. Years before it was ever acknowledged again.

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* ShooOutTheNewGuy: Months of build up, seconds to tear down. Years down, years before it was ever acknowledged again.

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