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Living With Chief is a Roommate Com by Impact Props starring a flanderized version of Master Chief from Halo being dropped into a Slice of Life scenario with a bunch of mischievous roommates.

Its first episode was premiered on Impact Props's YouTube channel, and is currently at 35 episodes. It's been on a hiatus as of late, thanks to the unfortunate fact that the Chief suit was actually lost in shipping.

The show provides examples of:

  • 24-Hour Armor: Chief, of course. Even when he showers! And he has ANOTHER suit under it!
  • Berserk Button: For Chief, any mention of his rival franchise Call of Duty. This also seems to apply to the Bros as well.
    • The Running Gag of Chief kicking trashcans is eventually flanderized into a personal hatred of trashcans.
  • Bullying a Dragon: The rambunctious Bros treat Chief like he's one of them, even though he's a seven foot tall Space Marine. It bites them in the ass a lot of the time.
  • The Cameo: The Meta and Agent Washington from Red vs. Blue make brief appearances in episode 35.
  • Christmas Episode: Two where Chief tries, emphasis on tries, fitting into a Christmas sweater.
  • Clothing Damage: Every episode, Chief's armor gets more and more weathered.
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  • Dark and Troubled Past / Freudian Excuse: Spoofed. Chief hates trashcans because he was dating a trashcan that cheated on him with another trashcan...okay...
  • Dented Iron: Watching Chief's armor degrade through years of slapstick is funny.
  • The Ditz: Chief can't even write his own name, misspelling it as "Jhon". He's also terrible at typing, but so are all of the other costumed guys. So it could just be that their armored fingers are too fat to type properly.
  • The Faceless: Thanks to Chief's 24-Hour Armor. When his actor's helmet falls off in an unscripted stunt, his head is blurred out and he's filmed below the neck until he gets his helmet back.
  • Friendless Background: Chief has no followers on Twitter, and Lord Saladin is stated to be his first friend.
  • Heroic Mime: Canon!Chief was always The Quiet One, but this Chief is flanderized to the point of being an outright mute. The "heroic" part is also downplayed since the show is Slice of Life-y.
    • Though in the second Christmas episode, Chief seems to whisper something into Santa's ear, so it's possible he's a selective mute.
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  • Jaded Washout: Rather than being a Supersoldier from the 26th century like in his home series, this Chief is more like a washed up actor.
  • Manchild: The series's whole schtick is Chief, a hulking Space Marine, acting like a little kid.
  • Monster Roommate
  • Multilayer Façade: In the pilot episode, the Bros decide to prank Chief by pouring ice water on him when he's apparently out of his armor and showering. However, as it turns out, he showers with another set of armor on.
  • The Prankster: It gets so bad that the Bros have to get Chief to sign a "No Prank" contract.
  • Running Gag: Chief dabbing, punting a trashcan when he's mad, and being barely able of squeezing into a car.
  • Scenery Porn: The Bros go to beautiful places shown off in breathtaking shots from their drones.
  • Shout-Out: The episode where Chief goes to eat at Arby's is called Arby 'n' the Chief.
  • Silent Snarker: Chief manages to be the funniest and most expressive character in the show despite the fact that he's voiceless and faceless.
  • Theme Tune: The BFF Song by Songdrops.

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