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FuturamaThe Evolution of the Evil Beard on Television Characters
Walter White goes through a number of transformations on his way from butt monkey of the world to meth kingpin. Chemotherapy commences the process of hair loss, but remember that Walter chooses to shave his head. In addition to growing a distinctively short wick of patience with jerks, Walter grows an Evil Beard. Not exactly the replica of that which Evil Spock sports, but close enough. And even weirder, the color of Walter White's evil beard grows darker with age. Surely such a spit in the face of nature is a sign of malevolence uncontained.
"Futurama" gives the Evil BNBA Denver Nuggets iPhone 4s Caseseard character device a right proper tweaking. On two different aspects of the trope. For one thing, the robot who looks exactly like the regular character named Bender is equipped with a metal chin beardNBA Golden State Warriors iPhone 4s Cases that comes to a sharply villainous point. No mustache and no hair around the mouth. No hair at all,Northwestern State Samsung Galaxy S4 i9500 Cases, for that matter. Here is an evil beard devoid of hair. The second tweaking of the Evil Beard charSaint Johns iPhone 4 Casesacter device is that it turns out that FlTexas iPhone 4 Casesexo, the Bender lookalike with the evil metal beard is not the evil twin after all. Turns out that Bender was the evil one all along. If you know "Futurama" at all this is in no way a spoiler.
Wouldn't it be great if you could tell a person was evil simply by their facial hair? Television has developed shorthand for telegraphing the malevolence of characters--even characters who are normally the nicest guy in the room. When a character you have never seen before enters the story sporting a certain type of beard, you automatically know he's up to know good. It just makes things easier is all.
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