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| [[File:Strong_Sad_as_Doyle_from_the_Misfits.png|150px]]|| [[Strong Sad]] || Doyle from The Misfits || Paul Caiafa, also known as Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, was the guitarist for The Misfits from 1980 until the band's breakup in 1983, and again from its reformation in 1995 until 2001. He is the younger brother of bassist Jerry Only, one of the band's founding members. || [[Wikipedia:Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Strong_Sad_as_Doyle_from_the_Misfits.png|125px]]|| [[Strong Sad]] || Doyle from [[Wikipedia:Misfits (band)|The Misfits]] || Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (born Paul Caiafa) was the guitarist for the horror-punk band The Misfits, which was founded in 1977 by his older brother Jerry Only (Gerald Caiafa) and Glenn Danzig (Glenn Anzalone). Playing with the band from 1980 until its disbanding in 1983 and again from its reformation in 1995 until 2000, Doyle has since gone on to play in various other bands including one that bore his name. || [[Wikipedia:Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein|Wikipedia article]]
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| || [[The King of Town]] || Colonel Mustard || Colonel Mustard is a character in the board game [[Wikipedia: Clue (board game)|Clue]]. Strong Sad's remarks about the costume refer to the clues used in figuring out "whodunnit".  || [[Wikipedia:List of Cluedo characters|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:KOT as Colonel Mustard.PNG|125px]] || [[The King of Town]] || Colonel Mustard || Colonel Mustard is a character in the board game [[Wikipedia:Cluedo|Clue]] (known outside North America as Cluedo). Strong Bad's remarks about the costume refer to the clues used in figuring out "[[wikipedia:Whodunit|whodunnit]]".  The item the King is holding is the Rope, one of six potential weapons in the game.  || [[Wikipedia:List of Cluedo characters|Wikipedia article]]
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| || [[Marzipan]] || Lola || Lola (played by Franka Potente) is the eponymous character of the 1998 film ''Run Lola Run''. Lola has twenty minutes to save her boyfriend's life, and three different versions of the events are shown. || [[Wikipedia:Run Lola Run|Wikipedia article]]
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|[[File:Marzipan_as_Lola.png|125px]] || [[Marzipan]] || Lola || Lola is the eponymous character of the 1998 film ''Run Lola Run'', played by Franka Potente. In the film, Lola has twenty minutes to earn 100,000 Deutsche Marks and save the life of her boyfriend Manni, who was supposed to give the money to a criminal boss but lost it. Three different versions of the events are shown in the movie. || [[Wikipedia:Run Lola Run|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Homestar Costume 2009.PNG|125px|Homestar Runner ad Crispin Glover as Rubin Farr]] || [[Homestar Runner]] || Crispin Glover as Rubin Farr || Rubin Farr is a character portrayed by actor Crispin Glover in the 1991 film ''Rubin and Ed''. Four years earlier, Glover appeared in character as Rubin in a notorious interview in ''Late Night with David Letterman''. || [[Wikipedia:Rubin and Ed|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Homestar Costume 2009.PNG|125px|Homestar Runner as Crispin Glover as Rubin Farr]] || [[Homestar Runner]] || Crispin Glover as Rubin Farr || Rubin Farr is a character portrayed by actor [[Wikipedia:Crispin Glover|Crispin Glover]] in the 1991 film ''Rubin and Ed''. Four years earlier, Glover appeared in character as Rubin in a notorious interview in ''Late Night with David Letterman''. || [[Wikipedia:Rubin and Ed|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Coach_Z_as_MC_Skat_Kat.jpg|150px]] || [[Coach Z]] || MC Skat Kat || MC Skat Kat is an animated feline rapper that debuted in the 1989 music video for Paula Abdul's "Opposites Attract." || [[Wikipedia:MC Skat Kat|Wikipedia article]]
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|[[File:Coach_Z_as_MC_Skat_Kat.png|125px]] ||[[Coach Z]] || MC Skat Kat || MC Skat Kat is an animated feline rapper who made his debut in the 1989 music video for Paula Abdul's "Opposites Attract." In 1991, he released an album [[Wikipedia:The Adventures of MC Skat Kat and the Stray Mob|''The Adventures of MC Skat Kat and the Stray Mob'']]. || [[Wikipedia:MC Skat Kat|Wikipedia article]]
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| || [[Bubs]] || Jules Winnfield || Jules Winnfield is a contract killer played by Samuel L. Jackson in the 1994 film ''Pulp Fiction''. || [[Wikipedia:Pulp Fiction (film)|Wikipedia article]]
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|[[File:Bubs_Costume_2009.png|125px]] || [[Bubs]] || Jules Winnfield || Jules Winnfield is a contract killer played by [[Wikipedia:Samuel L. Jackson|Samuel L. Jackson]] in the 1994 film ''Pulp Fiction''. Winnfield works in tandem with Vincent Vega (John Travolta) in the film in order to retrieve a briefcase stolen from their boss, Marsellus Wallace. || [[Wikipedia:Pulp Fiction (film)|Wikipedia article]]
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| || [[Pom Pom]] || Pooka || The Pooka is the main type of enemy in the 1982 Namco game ''Dig Dug''. The Poopsmith pops him in the same way Pookas are killed in Dig Dug. || [[Wikipedia:Dig Dug|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Pom Pom as Pooka.PNG|125px]] || [[Pom Pom]] || Pooka || The Pooka is the main type of enemy in the 1982 [[Namco]] game ''Dig Dug''. The Poopsmith pops him in the same way Pookas are killed in Dig Dug. || [[Wikipedia:Dig Dug|Wikipedia article]]
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| || [[The Poopsmith]] || Goron King Dirunia (sic) || King Darunia (name misspelled in the toon) is the king of the Gorons. One of the tasks Link must perform is to play Saria's Song for him, which he dances to (much like the Poopsmith). || [[Wikipedia:The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Poopsmith as Dirunia.PNG|125px]] || [[The Poopsmith]] || Goron King Dirunia<!--sic--> || Darunia (the name is misspelled in the toon) is the leader of the Gorons in ''[[The Legend of Zelda]]: Ocarina of Time''. One of the tasks Link must perform is to play Saria's Song for him, to which he dances (much like the Poopsmith). || [[Wikipedia:Universe of The Legend of Zelda#Goron|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Homsar as Little Orphan Annie.PNG|125px]] || [[Homsar]] || Little Orphan Annie || || [[Wikipedia:Little Orphan Annie|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Homsar as Little Orphan Annie.PNG|125px]] || [[Homsar]] || Little Orphan Annie || Little Orphan Annie is a fictional character who was created by Harold Gray. Appearing in her own newspaper comic strip from 1924 until 2010, Annie's popularity grew to the point where she was made the subject of several films, a 1940s radio series, and a 1977 Broadway musical that was itself adapted for the movies in 1982 and again in 2014. Homsar's hat is dressed as Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks, Annie's adoptive father. || [[Wikipedia:Little Orphan Annie|Wikipedia article]]
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| || [[Strong Mad]] || Sal from Dire Straits' 'Money for Nothin' || Sal, a mover, and co-worker Harv, were the main characters in the 1985 music video featuring groundbreaking (for its time) computer animation. || [[Wikipedia:Money for Nothing (song)|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Strong Mad as Sal.PNG|125px]] || [[Strong Mad]] || Sal from [[Wikipedia:Dire Straits|Dire Straits']] 'Money for Nothing' || Sal, a mover, and co-worker Harv, were the main characters in the 1985 [[YouTube:wTP2RUD_cL0|music video]] featuring groundbreaking (for its time) computer animation.  His line in the Easter egg, "Move-a Move-a", is a line from the song. || [[Wikipedia:Money for Nothing (song)|Wikipedia article]]
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|[[Image:The Cheat Costume 2009.PNG|125px|The Cheat as the Lorax]]|| [[The Cheat]] || The Lorax || The Lorax is a character created by [[Dr. Seuss]], whose job is to protect and "speak for" the trees in an environmentalist story. The Cheat stands on his finger much like The Lorax does in the cartoon and the "unless" podium is a clue to the solution to the tree problem addressed in the story. || [[Wikipedia:The Lorax|Wikipedia article]]
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|[[Image:The Cheat Costume 2009.PNG|125px|The Cheat as the Lorax]]|| [[The Cheat]] || The Lorax || The Lorax is a character created by [[Dr. Seuss]] whose job is to protect and "speak for" the trees in an environmentalist story. The Cheat "lifts" himself away much like The Lorax does in the cartoon, and the "unless" podium is a clue to the solution to the tree problem addressed in the story. The pink cloth next to The Cheat when he is first shown is a thneed. It is a fictional, all-purpose item made from the Truffula trees, which the Lorax tries to protect during the story. || [[Wikipedia:The Lorax|Wikipedia article]]
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| || [[Strong Bad]] || Skull Kid || Skull Kid is an antagonist in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. In the beginning of the game, he steals the Ocarina of Time and turns Link into a Deku. Legend indicates that he was once a child until the Mask turned him the way he is. || [[Wikipedia:The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask|Wikipedia article]]
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| [[File:Strong Bad as Skull Kid.PNG|125px]] || [[Strong Bad]] || Skull Kid || The [[wikipedia:Recurring_characters_in_The_Legend_of_Zelda_series#Skull_Kid|Skull Kid]] is an antagonist in ''The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask''. Originally a mischievous, forest-dwelling imp, he becomes possessed by the titular mask and gains supernatural powers. He wreaks havoc on the land of Termina, including forcing the moon to crash into the planet in three days. || [[Wikipedia:The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask|Wikipedia article]]<br>[https://zelda.wikia.com/wiki/Skull_Kid_(character) Zeldapedia article]
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Current revision as of 15:34, 12 April 2020

Costumes that the characters wore in Doomy Tales of the Macabre, Halloween 2009.

Image Character Costume Explanation External Links
Strong Sad Doyle from The Misfits Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (born Paul Caiafa) was the guitarist for the horror-punk band The Misfits, which was founded in 1977 by his older brother Jerry Only (Gerald Caiafa) and Glenn Danzig (Glenn Anzalone). Playing with the band from 1980 until its disbanding in 1983 and again from its reformation in 1995 until 2000, Doyle has since gone on to play in various other bands including one that bore his name. Wikipedia article
The King of Town Colonel Mustard Colonel Mustard is a character in the board game Clue (known outside North America as Cluedo). Strong Bad's remarks about the costume refer to the clues used in figuring out "whodunnit". The item the King is holding is the Rope, one of six potential weapons in the game. Wikipedia article
Marzipan Lola Lola is the eponymous character of the 1998 film Run Lola Run, played by Franka Potente. In the film, Lola has twenty minutes to earn 100,000 Deutsche Marks and save the life of her boyfriend Manni, who was supposed to give the money to a criminal boss but lost it. Three different versions of the events are shown in the movie. Wikipedia article
Homestar Runner as Crispin Glover as Rubin Farr Homestar Runner Crispin Glover as Rubin Farr Rubin Farr is a character portrayed by actor Crispin Glover in the 1991 film Rubin and Ed. Four years earlier, Glover appeared in character as Rubin in a notorious interview in Late Night with David Letterman. Wikipedia article
Coach Z MC Skat Kat MC Skat Kat is an animated feline rapper who made his debut in the 1989 music video for Paula Abdul's "Opposites Attract." In 1991, he released an album The Adventures of MC Skat Kat and the Stray Mob. Wikipedia article
Bubs Jules Winnfield Jules Winnfield is a contract killer played by Samuel L. Jackson in the 1994 film Pulp Fiction. Winnfield works in tandem with Vincent Vega (John Travolta) in the film in order to retrieve a briefcase stolen from their boss, Marsellus Wallace. Wikipedia article
Pom Pom Pooka The Pooka is the main type of enemy in the 1982 Namco game Dig Dug. The Poopsmith pops him in the same way Pookas are killed in Dig Dug. Wikipedia article
The Poopsmith Goron King Dirunia Darunia (the name is misspelled in the toon) is the leader of the Gorons in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. One of the tasks Link must perform is to play Saria's Song for him, to which he dances (much like the Poopsmith). Wikipedia article
Homsar Little Orphan Annie Little Orphan Annie is a fictional character who was created by Harold Gray. Appearing in her own newspaper comic strip from 1924 until 2010, Annie's popularity grew to the point where she was made the subject of several films, a 1940s radio series, and a 1977 Broadway musical that was itself adapted for the movies in 1982 and again in 2014. Homsar's hat is dressed as Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks, Annie's adoptive father. Wikipedia article
Strong Mad Sal from Dire Straits' 'Money for Nothing' Sal, a mover, and co-worker Harv, were the main characters in the 1985 music video featuring groundbreaking (for its time) computer animation. His line in the Easter egg, "Move-a Move-a", is a line from the song. Wikipedia article
The Cheat as the Lorax The Cheat The Lorax The Lorax is a character created by Dr. Seuss whose job is to protect and "speak for" the trees in an environmentalist story. The Cheat "lifts" himself away much like The Lorax does in the cartoon, and the "unless" podium is a clue to the solution to the tree problem addressed in the story. The pink cloth next to The Cheat when he is first shown is a thneed. It is a fictional, all-purpose item made from the Truffula trees, which the Lorax tries to protect during the story. Wikipedia article
Strong Bad Skull Kid The Skull Kid is an antagonist in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. Originally a mischievous, forest-dwelling imp, he becomes possessed by the titular mask and gains supernatural powers. He wreaks havoc on the land of Termina, including forcing the moon to crash into the planet in three days. Wikipedia article
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