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** ''Black'': [[MonsterClown Needles Kane]], better known as [[BadHumorTruck Sweet Tooth]], is a sadistic SerialKiller who [[AdaptationalVillainy lacks his humorous nature from the classic games]]. Developing a lust for blood after making his first kill with precise skill and no remorse, Sweet Tooth goes on a massive killing spree, murdering his victims, which includes people who were unlucky to have crossed his path, in incredibly gruesome manners. One of these murders includes Axel's wife, in which Sweet Tooth [[FingerInTheMail mailed Axel his wife's body, piece by piece]]. He's also implied to have [[{{Patricide}} murdered his father]], Charlie Kane, who was trying to keep the latter's son away from him due to his nature. After being cursed by a preacher to suffer pain that grew every day, and then locked up in Blackfield Asylum, he agrees to Calypso's offer of competing in Twisted Metal in exchange for lifting the curse, planning to kill Calypso afterward. After winning the contest, which he took great pleasure in due to all of the killing, he is given a vial to lift the curse, but at the price of no longer being able to kill. [[AxCrazy Choosing to live with the curse rather than giving up killing]], he smashes the vial and then proceeds to fatally [[SlashedThroat slash Calypso's throat]], before declaring his intentions of becoming the greatest killer of all time.

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** ''Black'': [[MonsterClown Needles Kane]], better known as [[BadHumorTruck Sweet Tooth]], is a sadistic SerialKiller who [[AdaptationalVillainy lacks his humorous nature from the classic games]]. Developing a lust for blood after making his first kill with precise skill and no remorse, Sweet Tooth goes on a massive killing spree, murdering his victims, which includes people who were unlucky to have crossed his path, in incredibly gruesome manners. One of these murders includes Axel's wife, in which Sweet Tooth [[FingerInTheMail mailed Axel his wife's body, piece by piece]]. He's also implied to have [[{{Patricide}} murdered his father]], Charlie Kane, who was trying to keep the latter's son away from him due to his nature. After being cursed by a preacher to suffer pain that grew every day, and then locked up in Blackfield Asylum, he agrees to Calypso's offer of competing in Twisted Metal in exchange for lifting the curse, planning to kill Calypso afterward. After winning the contest, which he took great pleasure in due to all of the killing, he is given a vial to lift the curse, but at the price of no longer being able to kill. [[AxCrazy Choosing to live with the curse rather than giving up killing]], he smashes the vial and then proceeds to fatally [[SlashedThroat slash Calypso's throat]], before declaring his intentions of becoming the greatest killer of all time.


*** [[MalevolentMaskedWoman Dollface]], real name [[ItsAllAboutMe Krista Sparks]], is a selfish model who, in order to get to the top, sabotages several models on a catwalk and outright murders one of them with a sledgehammer after said model is chosen for a prize photo shoot. After an accident which causes her face badly damaged, and when her doctor failed to fix a little scar on her face after several surgeries, Dollface decapitates him with a chainsaw. Before joining the Twisted Metal in order to remove her mask that will removed the little scar from her face, she gained several mooks with the same thinking as her, and when one of her mooks ask Dollface if most of them will get their wishes, Dollface [[BadBoss shoots her]].

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*** [[MalevolentMaskedWoman Dollface]], real name [[ItsAllAboutMe Krista Sparks]], is a selfish model who, in order to get to the top, sabotages several models on a catwalk and outright murders one of them with a sledgehammer after said model is chosen for a prize photo shoot. After an accident which causes her face badly damaged, damages her face, and when her doctor failed to fix a little scar on her face after several surgeries, Dollface decapitates him with a chainsaw. Before joining the Twisted Metal in order to remove her mask that will removed the little scar from her face, and become beautiful again, she gained several mooks with the same thinking as her, and when one of her mooks ask asks Dollface if most of them will get their wishes, Dollface [[BadBoss shoots her]].


* CompleteMonster: The 2012 reboot gives these two characters AdaptationalVillainy:
** This adaption of [[BigBad Calypso]] lacks the humor of the original, and is more serious and demonic. Calypso is the creator and host of [[BloodSport Twisted Metal]], a demolition derby that attracts some of the vilest people with the lure of a wish. This tournament has killed numerous innocent bystanders through its destruction around public places. Calypso completely intended this, loving the carnage and destruction it leaves. He even instigates some of his contestants to participate, manipulating them in situations that would make them desperate enough for a wish. What they don't know is that whatever this wish is, [[JackassGenie Calypso]] intends to use it to kill the victim in some way after they finished entertaining him, and then [[AndIMustScream trap their souls in his painting]] where he [[LovesTheSoundOfScreaming enjoys the screams]] of pain and agony. A sadistic entity, this version of Calypso brutally kills thousands out of entertainment.
** [[MalevolentMaskedWoman Dollface]], real name [[ItsAllAboutMe Krista Sparks]], is a selfish model who, in order to get to the top, sabotages several models on a catwalk and outright murders one of them with a sledgehammer after said model is chosen for a prize photo shoot. After an accident which causes her face to be badly damaged, and her doctor fails to fix a little scar on her face after several surgeries, Dollface decapitates him with a chainsaw. Before joining Twisted Metal in order to remove the mask that was supposed to remove the little scar from her face, she gains several mooks with the same thinking as her, and when one of her mooks asks Dollface if most of them will get their wishes, Dollface [[BadBoss shoots her]].

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* CompleteMonster: The CompleteMonster:
**''Black'': [[MonsterClown Needles Kane]], better known as [[BadHumorTruck Sweet Tooth]], is a sadistic SerialKiller who [[AdaptationalVillainy lacks his humorous nature from the classic games]]. Developing a lust for blood after making his first kill with precise skill and no remorse, Sweet Tooth goes on a massive killing spree, murdering his victims, which includes people who were unlucky to have crossed his path, in incredibly gruesome manners. One of these murders includes Axel's wife, in which Sweet Tooth [[FingerInTheMail mailed Axel his wife's body, piece by piece]]. He's also implied to have [[{{Patricide}} murdered his father]], Charlie Kane, who was trying to keep the latter's son away from him due to his nature. After being cursed by a preacher to suffer pain that grew every day, and then locked up in Blackfield Asylum, he agrees to Calypso's offer of competing in Twisted Metal in exchange for lifting the curse, planning to kill Calypso afterward. After winning the contest, which he took great pleasure in due to all of the killing, he is given a vial to lift the curse, but at the price of no longer being able to kill. [[AxCrazy Choosing to live with the curse rather than giving up killing]], he smashes the vial and then proceeds to fatally [[SlashedThroat slash Calypso's throat]], before declaring his intentions of becoming the greatest killer of all time.
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2012 reboot gives these two characters AdaptationalVillainy:
** *** This adaption of [[BigBad Calypso]] lacks the humor of the original, and is more serious and demonic. Calypso is the creator and host of [[BloodSport Twisted Metal]], a demolition derby that attracts some of the vilest people with the lure of a wish. This tournament has killed numerous innocent bystanders through its destruction around public places. Calypso completely intended this, loving the carnage and destruction it leaves. He even instigates some of his contestants to participate, manipulating them in situations that would make them desperate enough for a wish. What they don't know is that whatever this wish is, [[JackassGenie Calypso]] intends to use it to kill the victim in some way after they finished entertaining him, and then [[AndIMustScream trap their souls in his painting]] where he [[LovesTheSoundOfScreaming enjoys the screams]] of pain and agony. A sadistic entity, this version of Calypso brutally kills thousands out of entertainment.
** *** [[MalevolentMaskedWoman Dollface]], real name [[ItsAllAboutMe Krista Sparks]], is a selfish model who, in order to get to the top, sabotages several models on a catwalk and outright murders one of them with a sledgehammer after said model is chosen for a prize photo shoot. After an accident which causes her face to be badly damaged, and when her doctor fails failed to fix a little scar on her face after several surgeries, Dollface decapitates him with a chainsaw. Before joining the Twisted Metal in order to remove the her mask that was supposed to remove will removed the little scar from her face, she gains gained several mooks with the same thinking as her, and when one of her mooks asks ask Dollface if most of them will get their wishes, Dollface [[BadBoss shoots her]].


** [[MalevolentMaskedWoman Dollface]], real name [[ItsAllAboutMe Krista Sparks]], is a selfish model who, in order to get to the top, sabotages several models on a catwalk and outright murders one of them with a sledgehammer after said model is chosen for a prize photo shoot. After an accident which causes her face badly damaged, and when her doctor failed to fix a little scar on her face after several surgeries, Dollface decapitates him with a chainsaw. Before joining the Twisted Metal in order to remove her mask that will removed the little scar from her face, she gained several mooks with the same thinking as her, and when one of her mooks ask Dollface if most of them will get their wishes, Dollface [[BadBoss shoots her]].

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** [[MalevolentMaskedWoman Dollface]], real name [[ItsAllAboutMe Krista Sparks]], is a selfish model who, in order to get to the top, sabotages several models on a catwalk and outright murders one of them with a sledgehammer after said model is chosen for a prize photo shoot. After an accident which causes her face to be badly damaged, and when her doctor failed fails to fix a little scar on her face after several surgeries, Dollface decapitates him with a chainsaw. Before joining the Twisted Metal in order to remove her the mask that will removed was supposed to remove the little scar from her face, she gained gains several mooks with the same thinking as her, and when one of her mooks ask asks Dollface if most of them will get their wishes, Dollface [[BadBoss shoots her]].


** The third and fourth games had a selection of Music/RobZombie songs that are generally agreed to be among the few redeeming factors of [[DorkAge that era in the franchise]].

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** The third and fourth games had a selection of Music/RobZombie songs music from the likes of One Minute Silence, Music/RobZombie, Music/PitchShifter, and Cirrus, among others, that are is generally agreed to be among the few redeeming factors of [[DorkAge that era in the franchise]].

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** Also from the second game, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccGGL2yl6rc the intense theme music for Antarctica]].

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*CompleteMonster: The 2012 reboot gives these two characters AdaptationalVillainy:
** This adaption of [[BigBad Calypso]] lacks the humor of the original, and is more serious and demonic. Calypso is the creator and host of [[BloodSport Twisted Metal]], a demolition derby that attracts some of the vilest people with the lure of a wish. This tournament has killed numerous innocent bystanders through its destruction around public places. Calypso completely intended this, loving the carnage and destruction it leaves. He even instigates some of his contestants to participate, manipulating them in situations that would make them desperate enough for a wish. What they don't know is that whatever this wish is, [[JackassGenie Calypso]] intends to use it to kill the victim in some way after they finished entertaining him, and then [[AndIMustScream trap their souls in his painting]] where he [[LovesTheSoundOfScreaming enjoys the screams]] of pain and agony. A sadistic entity, this version of Calypso brutally kills thousands out of entertainment.
** [[MalevolentMaskedWoman Dollface]], real name [[ItsAllAboutMe Krista Sparks]], is a selfish model who, in order to get to the top, sabotages several models on a catwalk and outright murders one of them with a sledgehammer after said model is chosen for a prize photo shoot. After an accident which causes her face badly damaged, and when her doctor failed to fix a little scar on her face after several surgeries, Dollface decapitates him with a chainsaw. Before joining the Twisted Metal in order to remove her mask that will removed the little scar from her face, she gained several mooks with the same thinking as her, and when one of her mooks ask Dollface if most of them will get their wishes, Dollface [[BadBoss shoots her]].

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* GoodBadBugs: ''Twisted Metal 4'' had a glitch where, if all but one weapon was used up, then using that last weapon followed by using the rear fire command, the weapon could be fired even if there was nothing in your inventory albeit backwards. This made the [[GameBreaker environmental weapon and the playable bosses' specials,]] [[UpToEleven especially Sweet Tooth's special,]] extremely spam friendly.


** The direction the [=PS3=] {{Revival}} took for the series; giving more engaging and complex storylines to four distinctive drivers, thus relegating the past drivers to oblivion and making their cars free for {{Mook}}s from the aforementioned quartet to drive; this rubs the wrong way for fans of the old installments where one could see each vehicle (and driver) getting a backstory, while others likes only 4 characters getting better developed stories, instead of many drivers getting {{Excuse Plot}}s to force their presence in the games. However, this does still feel off considering ''Twisted Metal: Black'' managed to give a much larger roster of characters more developed stories as well as individual cars.

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** The direction the [=PS3=] {{Revival}} took for the series; giving more engaging and complex storylines to four distinctive drivers, thus relegating the past drivers to oblivion and making their cars free for {{Mook}}s from the aforementioned quartet to drive; this rubs the wrong way for fans of the old installments where one could see each vehicle (and driver) getting a backstory, while others likes only 4 characters getting better developed stories, instead of many drivers getting {{Excuse Plot}}s to force their presence in the games. However, this does still feel off considering ''Twisted Metal: Black'' managed to give a much larger roster of characters more developed stories as well as individual cars.


** Quatro and Orbital are probably the only characters introduced in ''4'' that fans like, though this is attributed to either making a wish that was worth a damn, or being a badass bounty hunter that doesn't fall for the traps of ''Twisted Metal''. It also helps that the rest of the cast are, put very bluntly, annoying and cartoonish.

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** Quatro and Orbital are probably the only characters introduced in ''4'' that fans like, though this is attributed to either making a wish that was worth a damn, or being a badass bounty hunter that doesn't fall for the traps of ''Twisted Metal''.Twisted Metal. It also helps that the rest of the cast are, put very bluntly, annoying and cartoonish.


** Quatro and Orbital are probably the only characters introduced in ''4'' that fans like, though this is attributed to either making a wish that was worth a damn, or being a badass bounty hunter that doesn't fall for the traps of Twisted Metal. It also helps that the rest of the cast are, put very bluntly, annoying and cartoonish.

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** Quatro and Orbital are probably the only characters introduced in ''4'' that fans like, though this is attributed to either making a wish that was worth a damn, or being a badass bounty hunter that doesn't fall for the traps of Twisted Metal.''Twisted Metal''. It also helps that the rest of the cast are, put very bluntly, annoying and cartoonish.



* GameBreaker: Playable versions of bosses tend to be these. There's a reason why they are usually not available at the start of the game, having to be unlocked either through game progress or cheat codes. Twisted Metal 4, however is notable with it's super variants of the previous characters (Super Axel's shockwave for example, knocked all enemies REALLY far away, had 360 degree coverage, and set fire to them as well), or just plain cheap like Moon Buggy's Quasars.

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* GameBreaker: Playable versions of bosses tend to be these. There's a reason why they are usually not available at the start of the game, having to be unlocked either through game progress or cheat codes. Twisted ''Twisted Metal 4, 4'', however is notable with it's super variants of the previous characters (Super Axel's shockwave for example, knocked all enemies REALLY far away, had 360 degree coverage, and set fire to them as well), or just plain cheap like Moon Buggy's Quasars.



* {{Narm}}: The "Lost" endings to the original ''Twisted Metal'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xrye_87H0eQ in]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smw8chspbTs all]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvsUm3DWdsA their]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHFCjDbxvII live-action]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztD1r6pKJLc glory.]]

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* {{Narm}}: The "Lost" endings to the original ''Twisted Metal'', [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xrye_87H0eQ in]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smw8chspbTs all]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvsUm3DWdsA their]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHFCjDbxvII live-action]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztD1r6pKJLc com/watch?v=xoFs8REgq8I in all their live-action glory.]]



** Averted with Twisted Metal 2, which is also considered one of the best games in the series, but has more of a 90's punk rock feel, and is far more upbeat and colorful than the above two games.

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** Averted with Twisted ''Twisted Metal 2, 2'', which is also considered one of the best games in the series, but has more of a 90's punk rock feel, and is far more upbeat and colorful than the above two games.

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** Averted with Twisted Metal 2, which is also considered one of the best games in the series, but has more of a 90's punk rock feel, and is far more upbeat and colorful than the above two games.


** ''3'' and ''4'', which are considered the low-points in the series, both contain music from Music/RobZombie . Nearly a decade later, Mr. Zombie would direct both of the [[Film/Halloween2007 Halloween]] [[Film/HalloweenII2009 remakes]], which are considered the low-points of '''that''' [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} series]].

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** ''3'' and ''4'', which are considered the low-points in the series, both contain music from Music/RobZombie .Music/RobZombie. Nearly a decade later, Mr. Zombie would direct both of the [[Film/Halloween2007 Halloween]] [[Film/HalloweenII2009 remakes]], which are generally considered the low-points of '''that''' [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} series]].


** Sweet Tooth and Dollface's stories in the [=PS3=] rival. The more the story advances, the more the player learns about how horrible both of them are, and has no reason to want them to get what they want. [[spoiler: Probably why they end up as [[AssholeVictim Asshole Victims]].]] Although Sweet Tooth [[SerialKiller hasn't been exactly the nicest guy]], it's kinda expected.

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** Sweet Tooth and Dollface's stories in the [=PS3=] rival.revival. The more the story advances, the more the player learns about how horrible both of them are, and has no reason to want them to get what they want. [[spoiler: Probably why they end up as [[AssholeVictim Asshole Victims]].]] Although Sweet Tooth [[SerialKiller hasn't been exactly the nicest guy]], it's kinda expected.


** Preacher is has a recurring role throughout the story mode and is playable in Multiplayer. Not only is he not involved in any of the story missions, but after a cut scene ending with him promising that Calypso's reign of terror will end that night, [[spoiler: he is next seen trapped in Calypso's painting at the very end of the game.]] Presumably a whole year later, too.

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** Preacher is has a recurring role throughout the story mode and is playable in Multiplayer. Not only is he not involved in any of the story missions, but after a cut scene ending with him promising that Calypso's reign of terror will end that night, [[spoiler: he is next seen trapped in Calypso's painting at the very end of the game.]] Presumably a whole year later, too.

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