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Danny and Michael Philippou, RackaRacka, are a couple of batshit insane YouTubers. They make comedy skits full of outrageous and bloody grossout humor. They particularly stand out because, despite being independent and amateur content creators, their crew can generate Hollywood-level practical effects and stunts. They're most famous for their twisted interpretation of Ronald McDonald.


Their videos provide examples of:

  • Ax-Crazy: Almost every video with Ronald ends with him mercilessly killing everyone.
  • Alternate Reality Game: All of their livestreams are disguised as real behind-the-scenes videos with no cuts, but they're actually just really long horror short films.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: The reason why the Zombie Apocalypse is happening is because Carl stupidly wished for one for his birthday. Rick isn't happy.
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  • Big, Screwed-Up Family: Ronald's family (all clowns) is huge, and the extent of their depravity is proportionate to their size.
  • Black Comedy: Pretty much only RackaRacka could make children getting graphically murdered funny.
  • Bloody Hilarious: Their Gorn is (almost) always played entirely for laughs.
  • Body Horror: Tongues are ripped out, heads are torn apart, people are disemboweled, eyes are gouged out, but it's all played for laughs. Except the Lovecraftian example in "Stunt Gone Wrong".
  • Brother–Sister Incest: Just as a cherry on top of the Shock Value sundae, Ron and his sister make out at the end of "Meet the McDonalds".
  • Cool vs. Awesome: A staple series of theirs. They've done Harry Potter VS. Star Wars, Game of Thrones VS. Lord of the Rings, Marvel VS. DC, Halo VS. Call of Duty, and Walking Dead VS. Last of Us.
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  • Eldritch Abomination: The elderly couple in "Stunt Gone Wrong" turn out to be this. They're very The Thing (1982)-esque.
  • Evil Old Folks: The Grahams, an elderly man and his wife, are Heels for Ronald.
    • The elderly couple in "Stunt Gone Wrong" are multiple versions of this. First, they just seem like crazy dangers to society, taking road rage to murderous levels. But then it turns out they've been sexually harassing and stalking a child for months, and kidnapped him. And then it turns out that they're actually Lovecraftian monstrosities disguised as humans.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Danny's made it known that he's the Responsible twin to Michael's Foolish. Michael is usually the one in front of the camera, doing the batshit stuff and getting a chunk of his back torn off in WWE wrestling matches while Danny is the one filming and editing.
  • Gorn: Up to Eleven.
  • Gross-Out Show: Their videos are as disgustingly over-the-top as possible, with photorealistic special effects to compound it.
  • Kill It with Fire: Ron burns the Burger King alive.
  • Monster Clown: Ronald would give The Joker a run for his money.
  • Out-of-Genre Experience: All of their videos are, in the end, comedy. Even the horror videos are over-the-top parodies. But "Stunt Gone Wrong" is genuine, bone-chilling Nightmare Fuel.
  • Reality Ensues: "Real Life Street Fighter" includes a part where during an intense fight, Ryu smacks M. Bison in the face with a pole. It actually breaks his nose and he reprimands Ryu for actually hurting him and leaves in a huff.
  • The Rival: For Ron, it's a tie between Grandpa and the Burger King. There's also the Hamburglar, but they actually team up in the WWE sequel.
  • Slapstick Knows No Gender: They even slap around porn stars.
  • Stylistic Suck: As a Take That! to Cyberpunk 2077's disastrous buggy launch, "Cyberpunk 2077 in real life" is full of intentionally crappy special effects including bad green-screening, poorly composited muzzle flashes, and obvious continuity errors between shots.
  • Surprise Creepy: "Stunt Gone Wrong" is set up as a behind-the-scenes livestream, but it's actually a dead serious Body Horror story.
  • Trash the Set: There's a guarantee that any time a video takes place indoors, the entire room will be wrecked by the end.
  • World of Ham: Every video is essentially a screamfest between young men with Testosterone Poisoning.
  • Would Hurt a Child: "Ronald McDonald Playground Slaughter!"
  • Would Hit a Girl: Ron doesn't discriminate.
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