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BaDooM DaBooM!!!

"Right on Target, to the end."

Note: This one is short, sorry for my lack of columns the past few months. Lotta things been happening such as deaths, Building, and such. But As George Costanza might say, "BABY, I'M BACK!"

Heeellllooooo Writing Fans! Today we shall deal with Fall guys. Fall guy are characterized by being...basically...Losers. Not the average Loser-turns-hero kind of loser, I'm talking a loser because everything BAD happens to him.
A Few good examples of fall guys From cartoons would be Waspinator from Beast Wars, Elmer Fudd, Wile .E. Coyote, and the Infamous Daffy Duck.
Some fall guy's are just there to make other characters Look good, It's not that often you don't see Elmer Fudd chasing after Bugs and being outsmarted. Some others, like Waspinator, are just there for comic Relief and the occasional running Joke. Waspinator, in the first seasn of Beast Wars alone, Got blown up and slagged about fifty times, no joke, and he's famous for that. Wile .E. Coyote is famous because his hair brained schemes always BACKFIRE for a cheap laugh, but people remember Wile .E. More than the Road Runner. Donald Duck was Cannon Fodder for Mickey Mouse, even GOOFY was a big fall guy, though he succeded more than Donald.
Now, sometimes fall guys can be used to accentuate a plot, say killing him off, but sometimes it just isn't worth it, which is why you usually don't see fall guys in fanfics much.

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