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     T-Series vs. PewDiePie 


Played by: Peter Shukoff
"I started on cassettes, now I'm making movie deals!"

  • Against My Religion: PewDiePie references the Hindu faith of the company's employees, by calling them the "McDonalds of videos, without the McRib". Similarly, T-Series encourages PewDiePie to give up beef like Hindus do.
  • Berserk Button: The company holds its founder, Gulshan Kumar, in high regard, and sharply warns PewDiePie not to insult him.
  • Bitch Slap: The company threatens to deliver one to PewDiePie if the latter does not cease making disparaging comments about their founder.
  • Bribing Your Way to Victory: PewDiePie accuses them of using their funds to pay their way into recognition on YouTube.
  • Can't Catch Up: PewDiePie claims that they will always be behind him in terms of YouTube subscriber numbers.
  • The Computer Is a Cheating Bastard: PewDiePie accuses them of using bots to artificially inflate the number of subscribers they have on YouTube.
  • Creative Sterility: PewDiePie implies that T-Series' content suffers from this, stating that they rehash the same type of music and dance performance across several videos.
  • Polish the Turd: PewDiePie holds this opinion with regards to T-Series' content, stating that while it may look good, it's still inherently of poor quality.
  • The Power of Language: They bring up how The Wall Street Journal dealt a blow to PewDiePie's reputation with their articles on his antisemitic jokes, and claim that they will do the same to him with their verses.
  • Predatory Business: PewDiePie thinks that their practices "sucked the soul from YouTube" and made the platform inhospitable to independent content creators like himself.
  • Quantity vs. Quality: PewDiePie admits that while T-Series does upload more content than he does, he asserts that his content is superior in quality.


Played by: Lloyd Ahlquist
"I'm a one man Machinima"

  • Ascended Extra: A meta version. The real PewDiePie had a bit role in Rasputin vs Stalin as Mikhail Baryshnikov, and footage of him in that role was later reused for Alexander the Great vs Ivan the Terrible. Now, he gets his own battle as a title rapper.
  • Book Dumb: T-Series thinks that most of his subscribers are this and disparagingly compares their education level to that of the two Indian men he hired on Fiverr.
  • Boring Insult: He disses the samey feel of T-Series' videos, and claims this of them.
  • Manchild: T-Series makes note of his frequent childish behavior.
  • Memetic Hand Gesture: The brofist that he frequently performs at the end of his videos is this, and Lloyd performs one in this battle as well.
  • One-Man Army: He calls himself a "one man Machinima", in reference to the fact that he produces all of his content on his own, while T-Series needs a whole production crew to make their content.
  • Quantity vs. Quality: He asserts that his content is better in quality than T-Series, and implies that the latter's more frequent and plentiful uploads has led to Creative Sterility.
  • Real Person Cameo: Archive footage of the real PewDiePie from his role as Mikhail Baryshnikov is used at the end of the battle.
  • Speak Ill of the Dead: He makes note of the fact that T-Series' founder, Gulshan Kumar, was murdered by the Indian mafia, and thinks that the company went into decline afterwards.
  • Tempting Fate: He states that he will delete his YouTube channel if T-Series ever surpasses him in subscribers.
  • Those Wacky Nazis: T-Series disparagingly calls him "Hitler Youth", owing to controversial antisemitic comments he has made.


     Ronald Mc Donald vs The Burger King 

     Larry Bird vs. Big Bird 

Big Bird

Played by: Peter Shukoff
"You're trying to battle with a childhood hero!"

Larry Bird

Played by: Lloyd Ahlquist
"The legend spits raw like an oyster"


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