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  • Awesome Music: The whole soundtrack is very catchy, but the first stage theme definitely takes the cake.
  • Breather Boss: Godfather Gordon, if you get there with a whip and armor. He has a gun which is probably intimidating normally, but it can't hurt you if you're armored, and you can slap him with impunity if you've maintained a whip. He goes down pretty easily.
    • However, if you DON'T have items, he becomes a Goddamned Boss due to constantly dodging your attacks. He also has an unavoidable grab move which he likes to use when you get too close.
  • Broken Base: Which version is better? The easier Japanese version or the harder English versions?
  • Demonic Spiders: Damned alligators, man. Of course, those that are mandatory to dispose of can be dispatched with minimal chance of retaliation by standing on the ground where they can't quite reach and beating them with a stick, or kicking them if you don't have one, until they stop being a problem, and the rest can be outrun.
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  • Spiritual Adaptation: the game was obviously loosely based on the Crocodile Dundee movies and even the Japanese version, Mad City, had Billy looking way too much like Paul Hogan on the cover.
  • Suspiciously Similar Song: The first stage theme sounds a bit like Michael Jackson's "Working Day and Night".
  • That One Boss: Lewis Torture, the boss of the third level. He's massive (roughly twice the size of Billy), and has a very long range for his attacks, making it dangerous to even approach him. And if you do get close enough to him, there's a very high chance he will just toss you over his shoulders. Hope you have a lot of health left! One way to lay him out is to jump at him with a jump kick, do a stationary jump kick, then jump kick forward so that you go past him as you hit him. This is reasonably successful at laying on the hurt while keeping him from being able to do much in return, if you get it right.
    • Gordon's body guards, Rocky and Rocco. By far the hardest obstacle to seeing the ending. You know, unless you have a whip. These two fellows are roughly the size of the Stage 3 boss, and their range is just as long. They're so tall, they can grab Billy and hold him up in the air while the other one pummels him if he doesn't break free. And that's not even the worst part...The worst part is: if you have ANY items with you (Even BODY ARMOR, which doesn't even help you at all), they will have twice as much health as they normally do!
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    • Schwartz. N. Eiger and Lightning Rod at the end of Stage 7 can also be this, if you don't quickly take out Eiger first.
  • That One Level: The driving stages in the English versions. You die in one hit and have to travel down some very long streets trying to avoid obstacles that tend to come right out of nowhere.
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