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Smash Bros. Lawl is a web series based on Super Smash Bros., featuring many YouTube Poop and miscellaneous characters. It was created by chincherrinas on Youtube. The videos are usually a given character's moves and abilities, a "playthrough" of The Subspace Emissary story mode, or occasional miscellaneous videos about other features.

He is also the creator of The Frollo Show.

Others have also made their own versions of Lawl with other characters, most notably YTPguy17, Agito, Lawl Nova and Lawl of the Dead.


Tropes associated with specific characters go in the characters section.

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     The Roster 
Characters are split into four different eras as stated on the series' Facebook page.

  • Meen's Lair Kruel KO 
  • Koridai
  • Kickassia
  • Spartan Pit
  • The Roof
  • Mado's Balcony Kruel KO 
  • AVGN's Room
  • Lava Ride
  • Robotnik's Lair
  • Irate Gamer's Room
  • Cathedral of Notre Dame
  • Gaston's Pub
  • Outside the Fuhrerbunker
  • Daten Church
  • Yomika's Dreamland
  • Informercialand
  • The Plane
  • Bison's Lair
  • Guertena Gallery
  • Strickland Propane
  • Summersisle
  • Hell's Gate
  • Best Coliseum
  • Otro Rollo TV Studio
  • El vecindad del Chavo
  • Wily's Castle
  • North High
  • Relaxation Time Land
  • New Olimp
  • Alfred's Laboratory
  • The Daily Bugle
  • World Taste
  • Epic Sax Kruel KO 
  • Final Destination

     Tropes associated with the series in general 
  • All Men Are Perverts: All the male characters (and the sleazier female ones) are attracted to Panty's pole dance, Haruhi's schoolgirl assisstant Mikuru, and the Demon Sistas' "special" dance.
    J. Jonah Jameson: Hah! I like your style! Rest assured, she has transferred my repulsion gel into outer space!
  • All There in the Manual: Extra information, such as characters stats, bios and matchups, among other things, can be found on the series' Facebook page.
  • The Announcer: Keeping with the Super Smash Bros. tradition of course, it uses this trope. Originally, sentence mixing with Pat Cashman's voice was done, but after the post-stage overhaul, he was supposively Killed Off for Real and replaced with unlockable announcers. The first being Morgan Freeman.
  • Art Evolution: In the video showing Jameson's Daily Bugle Codec, the art style was upgraded from Brawl to Smash 4's artstyle, and has stayed that way since.
  • Bilingual Bonus: All characters from Mexican sources (Don Ramon, Jaime Maussan, Carlos Trejo and narrator Julio Cesar Palomera) retain Spanish without subtitles (Except during the Subspace Emissary Mode).
  • Bilingual Dialogue: All characters understand each-other’s dialogue, whether it be in German, Spanish, English, or Japanese.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Most characters can be “stunned” from horniness, a stat that’s triggered by “sexy” attacks.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Multiple times in a character's moveset video, a future character is shown, especially earlier on.
    • Leonidas was revealed on the character menu before he first appeared for real.
    • Gaston foreshadowed his appearance in Subspace Emissary before his proper introduction.
    • Yomika was also first seen in Madotsuki's Classic Mode run, then her moveset was uploaded later on.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: Earlier videos in the series were made pasting the characters over Super Smash Bros. Brawl footage, and often when fighting against actual Brawl characters you could see the characters underneath whose attacks are used as a base for the new characters' onesnote . The scenes where Lawl characters fought against eachother were animated from scratch instead, and so were later videos after the whole "characters Sakurai missed" shtick was removed.
  • Evil Is Hammy: The more villainous characters tend to be hammier (I.E. Dr. Wily, Toon Bison, etc).
  • Framing Device: Mama Luigi's moveset mainly comes from a bedtime story he told to Yoshi.
  • Funny Background Event: At the end of The Nostalgia Critic's introductory video, his face is seen on the Irate Gamer's Smash Bros. poster.
  • Guide Dang It!: Kruel KOs are performed by knocking the defeated opponent at 120% or higher (on their last stock) while the victor has less than 120% damage. Each stage also has its own requirements on what direction the opponent needs to be flung to in order for the Kruel KO to occur, for example, KO'd upwards for the Epic Sax Stage.
  • Harder Than Hard: An Excellent Difficulty, which goes beyond Intense difficulty.
  • Hypocritical Humor: At the end of J. Jonah Jameson's moveset video, Hitler calls him a "whiny mustached man".
  • Irony: Guile's Final Smash, "Anti-Terrorism", is essentially an unintentional suicidal bomb attack.
  • Kneel Before Zod: The King tells I. M. Meen to bow to him in Classic Mode.
    • The beginning of the Subspace Emissary mode starts with Meen claiming that he's the king of Youtube Poop and requests bowing.
  • Love Interests: Madosuki hints this at times with her Pokéshipping-esque relationship with the Nostalgia Critic during Subspace Emissary.
    • Following that, she also blushes when she wins against the Nostalgia Critic in Classic Mode.
  • Memetic Molester: I.M. Meen is portrayed multiple times as a pedophile In-Universe.
    • The King accuses IM Meen of being a pedophile in Subspace Emisarry.
    • The captions in I.M. Meen's introductory video also accuse I.M. Meen of being a pedophile.
    • I.M. Meen's character description in Classic Mode lists "pedophilia" as one of his diseases.
    • When he wins Classic Mode, the captions say that I.M. Meen couldn't control his "rape face".
  • Noodle Incident / Running Gag: Almost every time a battle starts and then gets cut to the very end, the "player" has 999% damage. Apparently there is always a That One Boss or Demonic Spider lurking between the transitions.
  • Rage Breaking Point: The final smashes for Nostalgia Critic (the newer one, Critical Rage), Leonidas, Nicolas Cage, and Mary.
  • Recurring Riff: A lot of the stage music for each stage is just remixes of the same song.
  • Red Shirt Army: Leonidas’ Spartan Soldiers and Frollo’s Guards can be defeated very easily after being summoned.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Harkinian and Leonidas. They even have a few levels together in the Subspace Emissary Mode.
  • Self-Deprecation: Part of the codec call Snake has about Frollo references how The Frollo Show (another thing made by Chincherrinas) isn't that known.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: Carlos Trejo absolutely despises Jaime Maussan, but the latter seems rather indifferent to this.
  • Small Reference Pools: Hardly anyone knows who Yomika is, in or out of the universe.
  • So Bad, It's Good: In-Universe. Anything with the word “Best” as the first part of its name is bound to fall here.
    • Irate Gamer would also go under here.
  • Spin-Off: Many other Youtubers have made their own movesets in the style of these movesets. A user called YTPGuy17 has made his own movesets, except using Scratch.
  • Shout-Out: Plenty.
    • From Hyrule,
    I.M. Meen: You bring a light?
    The King: No.
    • There are several references to chincherrinas' other major series:
      • Jameson's moveset video shows a stage based on Wilford Brimley's dimension in Frollo Finally Does It.
      • One of Aya's victory poses has her and Ogre perform the Bros Pose before teleporting away.
      • One of Billy Mays's victory poses has him hold the Magic Fire/Bleemo, with its price being $80000.
    • The trailer for Palpatine's moveset video parodies King K. Rool's reveal trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, with Obi-Wan and Anakin as Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong respectively, King Harkinian as King Dedede, and Palpatine as King K. Rool.
  • Summon Magic: Many attacks involve briefly summoning another character from the fighter's original work.
  • Supervillain Lair: Meen's Lair, Robotnik's Lair, Bison's Base, and Wily Castle, so far.
    • To a lesser degree, Alfred Dreyer's Laboratory also counts.
  • Take That!: The Irate Gamer only exists in the game to be a bad character, whose gimmick is copying other characters... badly.
  • Unexpected Character: Many character choices seem to come out of left field, although some are due to Author Appeal.
  • Unsportsmanlike Gloating: Some of the characters’ victory screens, such as AVGN’s “Want me to spell it out for you? you're a POO Pyhead.” and Hank Hill’s “LOSER! YOU’RE A LOSER!” cap this pretty decently.
  • What Could Have Been: In-Universe, these are characters who were "left out" of Smash Bros. Brawl.
  • Woobie of Mass Destruction: Codec Mei-Ling sees The Nostalgia Critic as this.
    • Yomika barely lives in rags, but can still lay down a solid beating through her dream effects.
  • Your Mind Makes It Real: Madotsuki's and Yomika’s movesets are based off their dreams.
    • Mama Luigi’s moveset is based off a story he told to Yoshi.

     Tropes associated with the Classic Mode 
  • And Your Little Dog, Too!: A post-defeat version, where I.M. Meen talks about how he'll abduct the opponents’ children after he defeats them.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: If you pick a villainous character and win Classic Mode, the wish they get from Chuck Norris will likely have something bad will happen, if the video of Meen's run through Classic Mode is any indication.
  • Consolation Prize: Madotsuki's “dialogue” suggests that she gives some consolation prizes to specific opponents after defeating them in classic mode.
  • Facepalm: Madotsuki’s old losing animation.
  • Handshake Substitute: Madotsuki and Yomika perform an extremely over-the-top fist bump before their battle.
  • Heroic Mime: Parodied in Madotsuki's Classic Mode.
  • No One Could Survive That!: The Narrator tells a line of this after Chuck Norris appears from the background.
    Morgan Freeman: "Oh, fuck..."
    Will Smith: "You can’t be afraid...... to die."
  • Not Big Enough for the Two of Us: I.M. Meen's quote after defeating Frollo.
    "You that love to be in God's plan... there's room in his world for one singing old man!"
  • The Rival: Many characters present act as this for one another. A character's specific rival is typically the penultimate battle in a Classic Mode run.
  • Shout-Out: Classic mode takes an appearance of the Arcade mode of the Street Fighter games.
    • Also on Classic Mode, the game gives the player an option to skip the bonus stage. The "Yes" option is Bison's memetic face, while the "No" option is the Engineer's Nope.avi.
    • The difficulty settings are shoutouts to internet culture in general. The most notable is the highest difficulty, which is the "Excellent" difficulty.
  • Wins by Doing Absolutely Nothing: Played for Laughs in Meen's “fight” against Irate Gamer.

     Tropes associated with the Adventure Mode (Subspace Emissary) 
  • Absurdly Spacious Sewer: The later parts of Madotsuki's dream world.
  • A Glitch in the Matrix: Masada Wiseau, a combination of Seccom Masada-sensei and Tommy Wiseau, comes straight in the middle of the “???” stage, which, aside from the ending cutscene, is a heavily accurate shout-out to Yume Nikki. It’s even more notable as the only line he has in his cutscene is the same line Madotsuki heard from Tommy Wiseau as she was being rescued by the Nostalgia Critic.
  • Advancing Wall of Doom: One made of fire pursues the player through part of Persian Forest. It does stop at a certain point, though.
  • All Just a Dream: The Yume Nikki-inspired "???" level.
  • Annoying Video-Game Helper: invoked In-universe. Not even I.M. Meen can put up with Kaepora Gaebora, and it's possible to attack him and interrupt his speech.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: The giant version of Irate Gamer made of Shadow Bugs.
  • Big "WHAT?!": The Nostalgia Critic lets one out when he sees Tommy Wiseau for the first time.
  • Boss in Mook Clothing: Dragon Breath, one of the badniks you face in Final Forest.
  • Boss Subtitles: They’re given for each playable character, along with Xerxes (and Big Red, for some reason).
  • Chekhov's Skill: Learn how to take advantage of Kyukyu-Kun in ???, because it's the key to defeating the boss at the end.
  • Call-Back / Mythology Gag: The reason Tommy Wiseau attacks Nostalgia Critic is because of the Critic trashing his movie in a review.
    • The reason Yoshi was sleeping in the real Subspace Emissary? Mama Luigi told him a bedtime story.
  • Cutscene Power to the Max: Nostalgia Critic’s Up B (Mako Miracle) lasts FAR longer and covers FAR more horizontal distance in the ending cutscene of the level ‘Real City’ then in actual gameplay.
  • Detectives Follow Footprints: The point of the Bicycle Tracks stage in Subspace Emissary is that Nostalgia Critic, Madotsuki, and Tommy Wiseau are following tracks left by the Irate Gamer, to track him down.
  • Doomed Hometown: The homes of Harkinian, AVGN, Tommy Wiseau, Madotsuki, and Leonidas are all destroyed in their introductory levels.
  • Dual Boss: On the Bicycle Tracks, Tommy is face to face with False Nostalgia Critic and Madotsuki.
    • In Final Forest, The King and Leonidas must both fight Frollo and Gaston.
  • Enemy Mine: The King and IM Meen team up and eventually upgrade to Vitriolic Best Buds. Later, Nostalgia Critic and Tommy Wiseau team up after fighting and stick together.
  • Foreshadowing: Madotsuki dreams about her eventual battle with Big Red.
  • Good All Along: It is implied that Gaston (and by extension, Frollo) is this. He is seen using a Dark Cannon, But in his Early-Bird Cameo, it's dropped at his feet, meaning it wasn't his. He and Frollo also have King Dedede's special pins on their trophy forms. He also kept Coconuts from pursuing Meen.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Toon Guile and Ib team-up during the fight against Sagat.
  • I Hate Past Me / Future Me Scares Me: Luigi and Mama Luigi encounter each other and both run off in opposite directions, screaming.
  • Lost Woods: The first half of Madotsuki's dream level.
    • Also appears as the Trope Namer itself in all of its maze-y goodness.
  • Malevolent Mugshot: The King’s kingdom. The castle is named as his castle, he has a gigantic statue of himself raising his signature goblet, and the wall gate (as well as the gate remote itself) have images of his face plastered on.
    • Heck, the gate remote even uses the King’s voice for the “beep” sound!
  • Marathon Boss: The Persian Messenger is depicted as this, with him taking a long time to give a very short opening, where only a small amount of damage can be given. Chincherrinas lampshades it with the transition, "Watching this whole battle would be madness!"
  • Mental World: The "???" Level.
  • Multi-Mook Melee: Happens multiple times.
  • Not What It Looks Like: Tommy Wiseau starts fighting the evil clone of the Nostalgia Critic, but Madotsuki mistakes him for the real one, so she thinks Tommy's betrayed him.
  • Narcissist: I.M. Meen acts like one during the opening cutscene to Hyrule.
  • Oh, Crap!: Nostalgia Critic has a non-verbal one when he realizes the fight with False Irate Gamer may not be as much of a cakewalk as first thought.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: I.M. Meen starts off like this, only fighting the primids in order to save his ‘beautiful land’.
  • Puzzle Boss: Glutko of the first level is vulnerable after you feed it rocks.
    • Then there's Big Red. The player must get him to put his mouth around Kyukyu-Kun to make him vulnerable.
  • "Rashomon"-Style: To the original Subspace Emissary, this time showing the point of view of the characters who were "left out". The presence of the Halberd in Hyrule is the first sign, but it becomes even more apparent starting in Sparta, where characters are shown being a secret part of what is already known of the story.
  • Recurring Dreams: Madotsuki’s dream of getting attacked by Big Red during the Real City stage is repeated in the “???” level, though the latter has him getting defeated by Nostalgia Critic.
  • Slow "NO!": When Nostalgia Critic tries to save Madotsuki from the Subspace Bomb.
  • Timed Mission: The first part of Persian Forest requires you to kill 20 Persian Warriors before 50 seconds run out.
  • Token Evil Teammate: I.M. Meen is the only villainous protagonist at the moment.
  • Translation Convention: Only in this mode do characters who speak in Spanish have their dialogue subtitled.
  • Unexpected Gameplay Change: Sometimes throughout the story, instead of standard Smash battles or boss fights, the game shifts to Stamina mode.
  • Unique Enemy: So far, the ??? stage is the only place that Masada Wiseau appears. It's simply a version of Tommy Wiseau colored to resemble Seccom Masada Sensei, but it's unique in that he has a different name in the damage meter.
  • Villain Team-Up: Dr. Robotnik and Xerxes team up in Subspace Emissary. The player must fight a mixed crowd of their mooks on a few occasions.
    • Later on, Hitler releases Mary from her painting so that she can team up with him. Said teamup is rather comedic.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: The King and IM Meen become this over time. It is implied that Nostalgia Critic and AVGN are this, as well.
  • Win to Exit: The player can still lose stocks in Madotsuki’s dream sequence, which means it’s fully possible for Madotsuki to “die” in her dream if she doesn’t win battles against opponents like Big Red.