Spoof Trailer Recasts Super Mario as Drugged-Out Loser

Video game icon gets the indie film treatment

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Is there anything obsessive fans can't throw unwholesome amounts of dedication into? The spoof trailer below, which re-imagines Super Mario Bros. as a brooding independent film about drug abuse, seems to indicate no, there isn't. The opening line got a laugh out of me, and recasting Bowser as “some yuppie prick” in a green sweater is a definite highlight.

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