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Dorkly is a sister site of CollegeHumor which hosts a series of sprite animations poking fun at clichés and Fridge Logic in classic video games, with emphasis on dark humor and occasional line-crossing.

Dorkly's YouTube channel can be found here.

On January 8th, 2020, IAC, CollegeHumor's parent company, pulled their funding. This resulted in the layoff of a majority of the CollegeHumor staff, including the entirety of the Dorkly crew. The future of Dorkly was uncertain for a time, but they were eventually picked up by Lowbrow Studios and able to resume content creation.

On May 18th, 2023, it was revealed that Lowbrow Studios had officially acquired Dorkly and allowed them to start posting weekly videos on YouTube again and became independent from CollegeHumor.


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     A-K 
  • Sonic suffers often, dying in several of his appearances.
  • Tails, often from being ditched to being bitch slapped. Being unable to die doesn't help... at all.
  • All of Bomberman's appearances end with him either dying or suffering severe injuries. The first Power-Up mix-up video has him suffering a mental breakdown and collapsing on the floor vomiting because of how wrong an invincibility power-up feels to him.
  • Shuckle in the Pokémon shorts, especially the "Pokémon Disappointed With Their Evolutions" series. While trying to discover his evolution (not knowing that his species can't evolve), he gets his organs harvested by a Dugtrio, gets bitten on his butt by Slowbro's Shellder, accidentally kills himself drinking a potion made of evolution stones, then gets dragged to hell and tortured by Satan. Finally, Arceus gives him a reprieve by reincarnating him as a Pokémon that can become anything—a Ditto, then uses this ability to become any Pokémon to become.....a Shuckle.
  • Everyone Has Standards: In Why Magneto Can Never Be In The MCU, Hulk is unwilling to beat up Magneto when he finds out that his opponent is a Holocaust survivor.
  • Evil Is Cool: An In-Universe example: this was literally the reason why Kylo Ren joined the dark side, as stated in Why Kylo Ren ACTUALLY Turned to the Dark Side.
  • Exposition Fairy: Fi from Fi Annoys Link serves as one, to very annoying degrees (as noted by the very title of the video).
  • The Extremist Was Right: In Plants vs Zombies Wall-nut Gets Bitten, Twin Sunflower immediately tells Peashooter to kill Wall-nut under the pretense that he's turning into a zombie, to which Peashooter and Wall-nut both object to on the grounds that plants have to stick together. As Wall-nut begins to drop hints that he is a zombie, Peashooter begrudgingly obliges, apologizing before shooting Wall-nut dead, to which Twin Sunflower commends him on for doing the right thing.
  • Fish out of Water: The video Mario vs. Green Hill Zone features Mario getting stuck in the Green Hill Zone and has a bit of trouble trying to adapt to the surroundings (such as Mario failing to kill a badnik when jumping on top of it has absolutely no effect and Mario attempting to run through one of the loops, only to end up breaking his legs when he falls after running halfway through the loop).
    • The video Mario vs. The Pokémon World, however, averts this. While Mario was a little reluctant at first, he quickly manages to get used to the Pokémon environment. The only problem is that he still doesn't know the rules of the Pokémon world, resulting in him killing a Squirtle (thinking it was some sort of Koopa) and ripping the ears and tail off a Sentret and wearing them like Raccoon Mario.
  • Flock of Wolves: In "Team Rocket Has a Rat!", it's revealed that not only is the newest recruit an undercover Officer Jenny, but the other two goons and Giovanni himself have been passing along information to the authorities. Naturally, it ends with a parody of the famous "literal rat" ending of The Departed.
  • From Bad to Worse:
    • In Mario Can't Play the Warp Whistle, every attempt Mario made when he plays on the warp whistle only made the never-ending fire worse, accumulating in him summoning a rain of gasoline which engulfs the whole world.
  • Good Girls Avoid Abortion: Played with. Kirby and an unnamed man discuss this in a coffee shop; Kirby thinks abortion only destroys a clump of cells, while the man thinks abortion destroys a human life. Kirby decides to inhale the man so he doesn't have to argue about it… and immediately afterwards changes his stance.
    "Sometimes you need to walk a mile with someone else in your stomach."
  • Good is Not Nice: Frank Rizzoli from If Super Mario Bros Had a Hostage Negotiator may be equipped to deal with princess kidnappings, but is quite rude and unpleasant, as evidenced by his interaction with Mario.
  • Gotta Catch 'Em All: In Red Goes Berserk, this trope is mixed with Gone Horribly Right where Red (or in this case Redrum) supercharges a masterball using a Zapdos and ended up catching the entire known universe. Even the UI is mortified over what Red had done.
    Game UI: You caught THE KNOWN UNIVERSE! Oh GOD. WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?!
  • Groin Attack:
    Thor: You villain...prepare to...Ouch, my freakin' 'nads!
  • Harder Than Hard: Parodied in If Video Games had Impossible Mode and its sequel video.
    • Impossible Mode features Mega Man going up against an OC Robot Master called Spike Man in a room full of spikes and obstacles; it is implied that Mega Man doesn't even get a hit off. The man guarding the sword mistakes Link for an intruder and kills him at the start of the game. Red is offered nothing but Magikarps — the weakest mon in the game — as a possible starter. You're given an old man riding a slow scooter in Excite Bike; it can't get over the first bump and crashes. The Oregon Trail has a Cacodemon come out of nowhere and and kill you with fire balls. Mario finds a baby Yoshi only to attract the ire of its giant mother. Finally, Michael Bay shows up in a TMNT game and zaps Leonardo into a different form.
    • Impossible Mode 2 has the ghosts pass through the walls to get to and corner Pac-Man. Cops pin Sonic when they catch him going well over the speed limit. Harvest Moon shows the Player Character being chastised for not using viable fertilizers when his entire field wasted away. RollerCoaster Tycoon has its player get sued for criminal negligence and murder for wrecking a roller coaster. Ryu uses a Hadouken in a minigame with a nuke as the target instead. A game of solitaire is prematurely ended when a Charizard card is found in the stack. Dr. Mario quits when he sees that the patient has cancer instead of a virus.
  • Heroic Mime: Silent protagonists are mocked in several videos. Everybody Hates Crono and Crashing the Silent Protagonist Party being standout examples.
    • In fact, one video revealed the reason why Gordon Freeman never talks: he speaks with a very shrill voice or, as his agent puts it, "sounds like Mickey Mouse raping a eunuch".
  • Heroic Sacrifice: How Daniel and Lawrence both die in "What Really Happens When Mario Destroys Castles". The former lifts a fallen steel beam off his coworker Carolyn and carries her to saftey, dying of exhaustion immediately afterwards. The latter runs to the daycare center to rescue Goomba children, and when collapsing rubble blocks the stairwell he jumps out the window to his death so his body can cushion the children's fall.
  • Hot Skitty-on-Wailord Action: The True Horror of Pokémon Daycare references this, where a trainer is shocked and upset that the daycare lady let her Wailord and Fennekin breed.
  • Hypocritical Humor:
    • The entirety of Moonwalker Henchmen Love Michael Jackson focuses on a group of three thugs who kill Michael Jackson before two of them quickly begin to mourn his death. The only thug that wasn't upset by Jackson's death repeatedly calls the other two out for the fact that they're grieving him when they had just killed the guy.
    Thug #1: You twos are such hypocrites. Yous didn't like him until after we killed him.
  • I Am Not Shazam: The whole point of Mistaken Hero Identities. And later reversed with the player character's mother from Pokémon Red and Blue calling the Pokémon "Pikachus" and her son (Red), "Ash".invoked
  • Iconic Attribute Adoption Moment: The Sonic the Hedgehog example is parodied in "If Sega Made Detective Pikachu", in which Pikachu meets a human villain resembling Mewtwo (who, for some reason, already has the tail).
    Human!Mewtwo: And I am your nemesis, Batholemew Twosis. But you can call me "Mewtwo".
    Pikachu: No! You're just a guy with a Mewtwo tail, wearing Mewtwo purple!
    Human!Mewtwo: But you can bet that some incident will occur by the end of the movie that will turn me into something more in line with what you would typically think of when you think of Mewtwo.
    Pikachu: But why would it take 'till the end of the movie for you to turn into the version of you that we've all known for decades?!
    Human!Mewtwo: [shrugs]
  • It's a Wonderful Plot: In the video It's A Wonderful Extra Life, Luigi is given a view of what would happen if he never was born. What happens is that Mario goes missing, giving Bowser the chance to take over the Mushroom Kingdom, Daisy settles for Waluigi, and the ghosts of that haunted mansion were free to torment everyone else.
  • It's the Same, So It Sucks: An In-Universe example; the video Why Mario and Call of Duty Are Basically the Same features Mario criticizing the Call of Duty games for essentially being the same thing with merely a few minor tweaks here and there. Also doubles as Hypocritical Humor because... well, the title of the video should give you a hint.
  • Jerkass: Mario is portrayed as an absolute asshole. He plays cruel pranks on his brother and verbally and sometimes physically abuses him; he arranges for Bowser to kidnap the Princess so he can get laid when he "saves" her; and he makes a Public Service video speaking out against cruelty to animals while burning, stomping and maiming several dozen animals.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Social Justice Warrior turns out to be right about one thing: The Black Mage would rather be called by his name, Derren, than "Black Mage".
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold:
    • Despite being abusive and cruel at times, Mario does have some compassionate moments. He still rescues Princess Peach when she's kidnapped by someone who's actually dangerous, he takes pity on a Chain-Chomp and brings it into his home despite it being dangerous and gross, and when he meets the Undertale Monsters he tries to warn them about the Angry Sun.
    • Red from the If Pokémon Trainers Were Smart series is a psychopath who cuts a Snorlax in half as if it were a small tree, makes Professor Oak undergo a Heroic BSoD after he tells him his research was for naught, throws a Pikachu into the ocean in order to get more Water-type Pokémon, and murders two children. However, he treats his Scyther as an equal, uses the fossil laboratory to revive his father, and insists at the end of the final video that Scyther not call him his boss, but his friend.
  • Kangaroo Court: In "Mario is a MONSTER", Mario is arrested for killing a goomba who was apparently an innocent bystander and a child. The judge and jury are all goombas ("How is that a jury of-a my peers?!"), and the only witness we see giving testimony is the victim's mother who didn't actually see his death. He's found guilty and sentenced to death, though he ends up surviving the electric chair thanks to a mushroom he picked up at the start.
  • Kill the Poor: In Streets of Age, when Axel and Blaze don't have any gang members to fight, they start beating up a nearby hobo, with hipsters cheering them on.
  • Knee-capping: In "Bowser Wants a Gun" Bowser shoots a Koopa gunsmith named Jerry in the knee, both to prove a point to him and to punish him for his failure.

     L-Z 
  • Laugh Track: Prevalent in "Disney Channel's Kingdom Hearts," where Sora visits a world based upon the Disney Channel sitcoms.
  • Lampshade Hanging: A large number of Dorkly videos tend to do this, regarding the lack of certain logic or the overall ridiculousness that people tend to see in video games, movies, and TV shows (see Deconstructive Parody above).
  • Learned from the News: The "Vision Wants to Be in the Avengers Movie" sketch has Vision showing up on the set asking when he'll be needed. When Iron Man sheepishly tells him that he's not in the movie at all, Vision says the following:
    Vision: How about that? At least you told me personally. It would have sucked to - oh, I don't know - have seen it on Ain't It Cool News this morning. By myself.
  • The Legend of X: Parodied in "The Legend of The Legend of Zelda", where Link argues that it should be called the Legend of Link, whereas Zelda says people will remember it as the Legend of Zelda.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: In The Secret Horror of Mario Anatomy, Yoshi takes off his shoes. He then calmly asks Mario if he too feels excruciating pain when he takes his shoes off. It is then revealed that Yoshi's shoes were his actual feet, which have now been degloved.
  • Mr. Vice Guy: If The Legend of Zelda Was Actually About Zelda ends up being about Zelda running into a Ganon who's riding his status as the only male Gerudo on booze, sex and partying, who's not threatening Hyrule — Link is — so he offers himself up as a partner in stopping Link, goes through the Zelda "pick up the item" routine and ends up being too heavy to carry and hits the floor.
    Oh, geez. Guess I have the 'Triforce of Milkshakes', huh? Seriously, though, this is a-a wake-up call; I, I am, I am, I am literally a giant pig...
  • Never My Fault: The Mario Bros. Go Halfsies, Luigi takes both fire flowers at the end because he's tired of sharing, as he keeps getting the short end of the transformations. He ignores that going halfsies was his idea both times. Admittedly, Mario picked the half that Luigi took, but neither one knew what the other would get.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: A frequent occurrence, Mario Can't Play the Warp Whistle and Sonic, Lord of the Rats being standout examples.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: In Mario Vs Pizza Tower Peppino is animated via sprites from his own game rather than being flash-animated like other characters and communicates solely through his stock screams. Given the Deranged Animation of his game, this makes him look even more unusual when put next to the cleaner-animated characters.
  • "Not Making This Up" Disclaimer: Why Kylo Ren ACTUALLY Turned To The Dark Side feels the need to point out that "animal friendship" is an actual Light Side power.
  • Not What It Looks Like: In In If Piranha Plants Got Smart, a Piranha Plant uses his new yoga technique to tear his pipe out of the earth and crush Mario to death, causing his blood to spread all over the floor. Luigi comes to start the next yoga class and steps in the blood, and Piranha Plant claims it's beet smoothie. Despite not being fooled, Luigi doesn't care that his brother was smushed due to the latter being a jerkass to the former all the time and that Mario probably has some extra lives anyway.
  • No-Nonsense Nemesis:
  • Resurrective Immortality: Tails has this in Tails Can't Die, which he takes full advantage of to help Sonic and save the day. Unfortunately, It goes to the point where everybody else he knows dies while he can't.
  • Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: Bit-Map Badger suffers this fate in Why Videogame Heroes Should NEVER Save The Princess. After Duchess Dot is freed by Pixel Pete, she accuses Badger of siding with her captors by intentionally giving Pete vague instructions on how to rescue her and proceeds to slit the badger's throat while he begs for his life. Given that the badger sounded disappointed to see Duchess Dot saved, and that he was wearing a Toad on his head, her accusation is probably true.
  • Roaring Rampage of Rescue: Presumably, Mario goes to extreme measures to rescue the princess in Mario Goes Berserk.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Peach does this after Bowser kills Mario in Peach's Revenge, which overlaps with Disproportionate Retribution.
  • Robosexual: Inverted. Robo was caught using Chrono's Doppel Doll for "other" purposes.
  • Running Gag:
    • Most crossovers involving Sonic have him appear in The Stinger, in situations where the Nintendo levels and powerups leave him better than where he started. Followed by a bemused "Huh, neat."
      • Then he gets a Golden Gun and tries to kill Robotnik with it. The bullet ricochets off of his flying machine and hits Sonic, killing him with Robotnik saying, "Huh, neat."
      • Another scenario has Silver Sonic easily killing Sonic by slicing him in half, and responds by saying, "Huh, neat."
      • After Sonic commits suicide after he witnesses his future in Power Up Mix Up 4. Tails response is "Huh, so... not neat."
      • Appears to have run its course in "If Videogames Were 22% More Realistic" a couple of badniks waiting for Sonic soon find out he isn't coming because not only is he tired of the segments taking place in Green Hill Zone, he considers "Huh, neat" to have been said so many times that it isn't special anymore.
    • EVERY time anyone pulls out a gun in a Sonic video, it will ricochet off the metallic intended target and end up killing Sonic instead.
    • A common target is the fact that Sonic kisses a human in the 2006 video game.
    • Almost every Pokémon video that focuses on new evolutions, Mega Forms or Regional Forms will end with a Shuckle eagerly waiting to see what Game Freak decided to add for him to turn into (as of now, still nothing). Other characters will either pity him or take advantage of him while he remains blissfully unaware.
    • In Power-Up Mix-Up 6 - "GET OVER HERE":
      • Firstly, the two workers who got fired in part 5 were back and they lampshaded who re-hired them despite their poor track record in power-up shipment the last 5 times.
      • And then almost every instance, as suggested by the title, involves Scorpion's Dart Rope and his catchphrase of "GET OVER HERE!". Ken mortified because it replaced his Hadoken, killing E. Honda (and later on, Guile, where it's revealed that Ken also took Scorpion's fire breath that incinerates Guile), Red's attempt to throw a pokeball at a pikachu accidentally brought its HP down to near 0 due to him using the dart rope instead of a pokeball, and then with Sonic who accidentally killed Tails with Scorpion's dart rope (though granted he was pleased with Tails' death, causing him to say his "Huh, neat." catchphrase). As for Scorpion himself? His power-up was Mario's fire flower. He threw a fireball at himself wondered what it would do and promptly accidentally killing himself.
  • Satchel Switcheroo: In Banjo's Big Mix Up, Banjo is on his way to Gruntilda's lair to rescue Tooty, but is surprised to hear that Kazooie isn't responding to him. He then looks inside his backpack, only to find that Kazooie isn't there, but rather an art project by a fourth-grade boy named Timmy. He suddenly realizes that he doesn't have his real backpack. Timmy is then revealed to have Banjo's backpack with Kazooie inside it, and Kazooie frightens the children on the school bus, eventually causing the bus to crash. Meanwhile, without Kazooie to fly him over the waterfall, Banjo falls off it and dies landing on a rock below. How Banjo and Timmy switched backpacks is never shown.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here: A common occurrence where the character(s) tend to get annoyed in some way by the other character(s) around them and just simply leave.
  • Self-Applied Nickname: In Robotnik's New Nickname, Robotnik starts referring to himself as "The Big Dog". However, everybody else (including his own robots) decides that Eggman is a much better nickname for him. They later end up calling him "The Egg Dog" which he decides is close enough.
  • Shield Bash: Link Didn't Get Sword. In it, Link uses nothing but the shield to defeat enemies and bosses, up to and including Ganon.
  • Smooth-Talking Talent Agent: There is a whole series about a smooth-talking agent for video game characters who does outrageous things, like separating Sonic and Tails, kicking out video game characters who are no longer popular, or even trying to convince Mario not to propose to his girlfriend, just because he can make more money with a Princess as a love interest! It can be found here.
  • Smug Snake: Mark, the Koopa from "KOOPA GETS A STAR", after getting the star, taunts Mario by daring him to jump on his shell, saying that he "just waxed this shit". Then the power-up runs out of time, only for Mario to kick him away. The end.
  • Solve the Soup Cans: Resident Evil Roommate mocks Resident Evil's tendency to feature rather tedious puzzles that requires a lot of exploration (at least prior to Resident Evil 4).
  • Speech Impediment: Bowser has a stutter and needed a therapist to help treat him.
  • Stealth Sequel: If Pokémon Trainers Were Even Smarter has the same Ditto (who in turn is actually Shuckle reincarnated by Arceus) from Why Pokémon SHOULDN'T Be Disappointed By Their Evolutions.
  • The Stinger: Most of the videos have one. The length usually ranges between 10 to 20 seconds.
  • Story-Breaker Power: Parodied in Why Magneto Can Never Be In the MCU. Magneto exploits the obvious Logical Weakness in each Avenger's Iconic Item and even steals the Infinity Gauntlet from Thanos. Subverted with Hulk, though; since he has no metal for Magneto to exploit, Magneto just invokes Sympathy for the Devil to get Hulk to spare him.
  • Suicidal Overconfidence: Deconstructed in The Tragic Life of Every Bug Catcher Pokémon.
  • Surprise Incest: In the video If Video Games Were 69% More Realistic, Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Candy Kong, and Dixie Kong are all getting ready to go out on a date before realizing that all their last names are Kong. This prompts Diddy to question if they are related, prompting them to all say the name of their grandfather, which is "Cranky Kong".
    Donkey Kong: Okay. So... Honestly, our history of incest explains a lot.
  • Surprisingly Happy Ending: "What Would Happen If Peach Got Regular-Kidnapped" is one of the few shorts to have a genuinely happy ending. Peach is rescued with no harm, Mario isn't humiliated, beaten up, or killed (which could count as a big Throw the Dog a Bone moment for him) and there isn't some horrible twist at the end that would turn this into a Downer Ending.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial:
    • In Meet Metal Sonic, when Robotnik says Metal Sonic may be slightly buggy because he was distracted while building him due to "girlfriend issues":
      Robotnik: Before you ask, yes, I have a real girlfriend, and nooo, she is not a robot I built that has now gone haywire.
    • In Why Ditto is the most dangerous Pokémon combines this with Ignored Vital News Reports.
      Anchorman: And in local news, humanity is fine. Dittos have not secretly invaded society, ha ha ha ha. But if they did, you'd never know!
  • Take a Third Option: In Telltale Games' Super Mario Bros.:
    [Mario used the "jump with Yoshi then get off" trick to boost him and Luigi up to a higher cliff, leaving Yoshi to fall down the side and die]
    Mario: [walking away from the cliff while whistling the Super Mario Bros. theme] Hey Luigi, are you doing okay?
    Luigi: W...Why did you let Yoshi die?
    [Mario is presented with two options: "He gave his life for us" and "I did what I had to do". Mario chooses neither]
    Mario: You see...[walks over to Luigi and slaps him] DON'T YOU EVER QUESTION ME AGAIN-A!
  • Talking Is a Free Action: Averted in Koopa Gets A Star. When the Starman that Mario unlocks accidentally goes to one of the Koopa Troopers, leaving Mario at his mercy, he ends up blowing it by bragging about how he's going to get Mario, and by the time he's ready to go after him, it's worn off.
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill: Deconstructed in Why Batman Really Isn't Tragic At All. The petty crook he proceeds to injure is crippled to the point where he wants to die, because he can't provide for his family and they'll at least get life insurance. Batman not killing him is depicted as the easy solution since he can just leave him there for the police to find, rather than solving any problems. He also points out that using the money for your own benefit as opposed to giving to charity isn't doing anything to help Gotham's poverty, which in turn leads to more criminals doing desperate work for money.
  • Toilet Humor:
  • Too Awesome to Use: Mario's Rare Item involves Mario finding a Tanooki Suit, but not wanting to use it, insisting they should save it for "the perfect moment". In the end, Mario never uses it, no matter how dire things get in his adventure with Luigi, and his son Mario Jr. ends up losing it to the first Goomba as soon as he uses it 50 years later.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Ecco's Friends Are Stupid Dolphins. Ecco's dolphin friends are too stupid to even listen to Ecco's warning that aliens are coming to eat them. Ecco just lets the Vortex eat them.
  • Unexpected Character: In-Universe; Chrono Trigger Time Travel Mix-Up features an appearance by The Doctor, who reveals that Lavos is actually a friendly alien, that the puzzles are easy to crack and that the protagonists are basically losers.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: In "If A Christmas Carol Starred Mario and Luigi", Luigi saves Mario from the Boo of Christmas Past. In response Mario offers Luigi anything he wants... and then fired Luigi for asking for Christmas off.
  • Unishment: In Darth Vader Is Too Good At Force-Choking, the Sith Lord tries to punish Admiral Motti for questioning the Force, only to find out, to his horror, that the man has a choking fetish.
  • Villainous Valour: In "What Really Happens When Mario Destroys Castles", two Koopas named Lawrence and Daniel prove to be downright heroic.
  • Vocal Dissonance:
    • Bowser usually speaks with a sophisticated British accent.
    • Though his voice tends to change with each video he appears in, Obi-Wan Kenobi typically sounds like someone in their mid-30s, when even non-fans of Star Wars should know that he's an old man.
  • War Is Hell: Parodied in Band of Brothers (Super Mario-Style), with Koopas in Easy Difficulty Company.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Frank Rizzoli from If Super Mario Bros Had a Hostage Negotiator is a little overzealous in trying to "rescue" Princess Peach from Bowser. He seems to be under the impression that Bowser has more than one hostage and ultimately lets Bowser keep Peach in exchange for a plane and four million dollars.
  • What You Are in the Dark: In "What Really Happens When Mario Destroys Castles", two Koopas named Lawrence and Daniel both die helping others escape from the castle.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: When Michelangelo takes the pizza in "TMNT Argue Over Pizza".
    Donatello: Mikey, what the hell?
    Michelangelo: You were taking forever.
    Leonardo: YOU'RE AT FULL HEALTH, DUDE!!
    Raphael: Aw, now we'll never get to Shredder.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: Tails Can't Die. At the end of the short, Tails is grieving since all of his friends and family have passed away. He tries to kill himself, but he just keeps coming back to life with no end in sight.
  • Wildlife Commentary Spoof: "If Mario Games Had Nature Documentaries", in which the narrator is repeatedly interrupted by Mario killing whatever she was filming.
    "Here we see the Koopa Trooper in its natural habitat. The floating bricks are ideal for avoiding predators. This is a red variety, which explains why it is walking back and forth with no- Oh. A predator has gotten it after all. Moving on."
    "Here we see a Goomba. It is mating season for the Goombas, as you can tell from the- Oh dear. They shan't be mating this season I suppose now, will they?"
    "Under the sea we find a school of Cheep-cheep, who- Oh come on! He is underwater! How is he throwing fireballs?!"
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Sonic Goes Berserk. In it, Sonic encounters Robotnik and knocks all seven Chaos Emeralds from Robotnik's hovercraft. Sonic then takes and eats them, which Robotnik doesn't believe was such a good idea. Sonic turns into a much burlier version of his Super Mode, prompting Robotnik to cheese it in a panic. Sonic goes on a rampage, attacking friend and foe alike and taking things from them: Tails' twin tails, Knuckles' fists, and Amy's hammer before finally catching up to Robotnik. By the time he reaches Shadow, Sonic has added Robotnik's mustache, Vector's headphones, Big's belt, and Rouge's boots to his collection.
  • Worst News Judgment Ever: Lampshaded in Paperboy Newsroom, where the reporter keeps writing articles about the paperboy simply doing his job, rather than reporting on other stories, such as the Grim Reaper living in a local suburban neighborhood, or a sentient tire roaming around. His editor fires him, which ends up becoming front page news.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: Mario kills two monsters because of this in Super Mario Undertale. First he eats Flowey (he mistakes Flowey for a Fire Flower), then he accidentally kills Papyrus by jumping on him (he mistakes Papyrus for a Skeleton Koopa, which "always put themselves back together"). The rest of the monsters die from this on their part (after Mario somehow broke through the barrier they head to the surface to "finally see the Sun", only for it to be the Angry Sun).
  • Yet Another Christmas Carol: Subverted in Mario’s Christmas Carol, since the ghost is a Boo and Luigi deals with it before it can show Mario anything, resulting in him being the same miser he was prior, firing Luigi for requesting a day off.
    Tiny Luigi: God blesses everyone.
    Luigi: No he does not, Tiny Luigi.
  • You Have Failed Me: A more sympathetic example than usual in Bowser Wants A Gun. The Koopa King kneecaps one of his minions for making mediocre guns that shoot gigantic, slow-moving bullets, but it's hard to say he doesn't have a good reason...
    Bowser: There..were hundreds of your worthless guns on my kids airships. Hundreds! And Mario got past all of them! Literally, all of my children are DEAD, Jerry! Because of your shoddy work!

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