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YMMV / Tenacious D

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YMMV tropes for the band:

  • Fridge Brilliance: Wait... Tribute is a tribute to the song they play near the end of Beelzeboss! Except it did not go exactly as they portray it in Tribute.
    • Well he DID say they couldn't actually remember much about the song they performed.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment
    • Ronnie James Dio's eventually, inevitable death in 2010 turns the tongue-in-cheek homage song "Dio" into more of a sincere tribute for a fallen idol.
    • While the hypersexual animated music videos John Kricfalusi created for "Fuck Her Gently" and "Classico," respectively, were already pretty disturbing (it says something that they're the most sexually explicit cartoons he's ever created), they're downright unwatchable now that his history of statutory rape has come to light. The former even beings with the devil aggressively penetrating his girlfriend as she screams in painnote  while the horny rabbit in the latter visibly resembles Katie Rice, one of John K.'s victims and eventual whistleblower.
  • Memetic Mutation: "Nay, we are but men...ROCK!"
    • Pretty much all of "Inward Singing", especially Jack's rant near the end.
    • Small seasoned curlies.
      • Alternatively, "Fuck my ass" from the same song.
    • A majority of their explicit soundclips have become a heavy source of use through "edited" videos on YouTube; said videos contain an episode of a children's television show (typically SpongeBob SquarePants and Ed, Edd n Eddy) that have their innocent dialogue tampered around with by adding profanity, sexual references, or anything of that vulgar nature, to them in an attempt to make them funnier.
  • Nightmare Fuel: While what was played in Tribute ends up turning out awesome or funny, the concept of what the duo went through is pretty nightmarish. Imagine you are just minding your own business, all of the sudden, the Devil comes and demands you play the best song in the world, or he'll eat your souls. There's no guarantee that what you sing next just happens in the best song in the world, so 99 out of 100 chances, you are going to have your soul devoured. Not a fun thought.

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