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[[Image:meet marshie screenshot.png|thumb|"Don'tcha like me?"]]
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[[Image:TMBG Marshie closeup 20040925.jpg|thumb|Appearing in puppet-form along with Homestar and [[They Might Be Giants]] in their [[TMBG Concert - 25 Sep 2004 | September 25, 2004 concert]] in [[Wikipedia:Atlanta,_Georgia|Atlanta, Ga]].  <small>(HS & TMBG not shown)</small>]]
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[[Marshie]] (capital M, and then "arshie", as he would put it) is the genuinely alarming mascot for [[Fluffy Puff Marshmallows]].  [[Homestar Runner]] "hates that freakin' marshmallow", probably because Marshie took his job. He's famously creepy and his commercials are often composed of non-sequitur gibberish, disturbing close-ups and faintly desperate pleas. He also tends to announce his appearance during commercials by uttering the most current popular slang phrases such as "S'up fools" and "OH SNAP!" in a heavy-handed attempt to convince kids to like him. However, this technique often is nullified by Marshie's innate creepiness. He seems to hold a lot of animosity toward [[Nibbles]].
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Marshie shares a resemblance to both the [[Wikipedia:Image:Hardees.png|Carl's Jr./Hardee's star]] and the characters on the [http://www.goldenfluff.com/marsh.htm Elyon kosher marshmallows] bag.
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'''Marshie''' (capital "M", and then "arshie", as he once put it), a large, smiling white marshmallow with a bite taken from his side, is the genuinely alarming [[Fluffy Puff Mascots|mascot]] for [[Fluffy Puff Marshmallows]]. He serves as a caustic and slightly absurd satire of any number of mascots hawking products to children. His face seems to have been inspired by that of the [[Wikipedia:Kool-Aid Man|Kool-Aid Man]] or the [[Wikipedia:Carl's Jr.|Carl's Jr.]]/[[Wikipedia:Hardee's|Hardee's]] [[Wikipedia:File:Hardee's_logo_2017.svg|star]]. He also resembles the characters on the [https://www.israelikosher.com//Elyon-kosher-marshmallows/476/ Elyon kosher marshmallows] bag (in particular, the middle one on the bag). His slogan, "Made from the best stuff", is directly from [[Wikipedia:Snapple|Snapple]]'s slogan "Made from the best stuff on earth".
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*'''Debut''': [[Fluffy Puff Commercial]](as a picture on the bag)
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Marshie has no positive relationships with any Homestar Runner characters. [[Homestar Runner]] "hates that freakin' marshmallow," probably because Marshie [[Meet Marshie|took his job as Fluffy Puff pitchman]]. [[Strong Bad]] seemed annoyed when Marshie [[retirement|tried to make a buck or nine off his heart-drooping loss]], and believes Marshie's commercials should be [[winter pool|rated NC-17]] for "Needlessly Creepy times 17". [[Marzipan]] does not fondly remember when her band [[Cool Tapes]] had to [[Baddest of the Bands|perform with Marshie]].
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Marshie is infamously&mdash;and intentionally&mdash;creepy. His commercials have featured non-sequitur rantings, disturbing close-ups, inappropriate sound effects, faintly desperate pleas and even a behind-the-scenes nervous breakdown. He also tends to announce his appearances by uttering hackneyed slang phrases such as "'Sup fools!" and "Oh ''snap''!" in a heavy-handed attempt to convince kids to like him. However, this technique is essentially nullified by Marshie's innate creepiness, leaving the acceptance he seeks safely out of reach.
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The use of [[Nibbles]] as a mascot in [[bottom 10]] may be evidence for Marshie's increasing unsuitability as a marshmallow mascot, or at least in specifically promoting Fluffy Puff's bite-sized Nibblers product. Indeed, his breakdown in [[Malloween Commercial]] strongly suggests that he is not satisfied in his role as a mascot. He also seems very mad about the bite in his head in [[Later that Night...]].
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Beyond his creepy demeanor, it is insinuated that Marshie is not simply disturbing but actually evil. He is named as a "bad guy" in the song "[[Strong Bad is a Bad Guy]]", a vaporized version of Marshie in [[candy product]] cheerily warns that "you can't destroy me!", and in [[winter pool]], [[Gel-arshie]] calls himself "an abomination." Another example of Marshie being evil is when [[Gel-arshie]] acts like a stalker around [[Strong Bad]] in [[8 Bit is Enough]]. On the [[Main Page 26|Xeriouxly Forxe Main Page]], a robotic Marshie (Marxie) with pink drool on his chin, glowing orange eyes that show obvious looks of pure hatred, and a half-exposed brain on the area of his bite being covered by a glass dome will appear and say "Speed increased!" in an echo of Marshie's voice and then promptly explode. A mascot costume of his Pumpkin-spice Latte Banana Bread form somehow gained sentience and devoured Homestar, using his legs to stand.
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==Filmography==
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*'''First Appearance:''' [[Fluffy Puff Commercial]] (as a picture on the bag)
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*'''Official Debut:''' [[Meet Marshie]]
*[[:Category:Marshie Filmography|Complete Filmography]]
*[[:Category:Marshie Filmography|Complete Filmography]]
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== Also known as... ==
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==Variations==
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*[[Mr. Shmallow (character)|Mr. Shmallow]] ([[1936]])
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*[[Fluffy Puff Mascots#Mr. Shmallow|Mr. Shmallow]] ([[Old-Timey]])
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*[[Ser-g-geant Marshie]] ([[The Cheat Commandos]])
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*[[Ser-g-geant Marshie]] ([[Cheat Commandos]])
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[[Category:Mascots]]
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*Marxie ([[Xeriouxly Forxe]])
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[[Category:Fluffy Puff]]
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*[[Gel-arshie]]
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*''See other [[Nicknames#Miscellaneous|Nicknames]]''
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<gallery widths=180px heights=184px>
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Image:TMBG Marshie closeup 20040925.jpg|Appearing in puppet-form along with Homestar and [[They Might Be Giants]] in their [[TMBG Concert - 25 Sep 2004 | September 25, 2004 concert]] in [[Wikipedia:Atlanta, Georgia|Atlanta, Ga]]. <small>(HS & TMBG not shown)</small>
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Image:PuppetMarshie.png|"Hey, juys! Wanna play some james?"
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Image:MarshieGaseousVapor.PNG|"You can't destroy me!"
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Image:Gel-Arshie.png|"I'M AN ABOMINATION! And I'm coming to your house after school!"
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Image:Marxie.PNG|"Speed increased!!"
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==Quotes of the Week==
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*{{qotw|"Bomb Capacity Increased!"|[[Marshie's Malloween Mix-Up]]|Mirror:marshie bomb.mp3}}
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*{{qotw|"Take a trip to the mountains!"|[[retirement]]|Mirror:marshie mtns.mp3}}
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*{{qotw|"Those rotten little punks next door won't know what hit 'em when you...fill 'em...fulla lead."|[[Malloween Commercial]] outtake|Mirror:marshie lead.mp3}}
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*{{qotw|"BOOGIDY BOOGIDY! I'll scare your dad!"|[[Malloween Commercial]]|Mirror:marsh boogidy.mp3}}
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*{{qotw|"What more do they want?!!"|[[Malloween Commercial]]|Mirror:marshie whatmore.mp3}}
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[[Category:Fluffy Puff Mascots]]

Current revision as of 03:54, 30 August 2019

"Don'tcha like me?"

Marshie (capital "M", and then "arshie", as he once put it), a large, smiling white marshmallow with a bite taken from his side, is the genuinely alarming mascot for Fluffy Puff Marshmallows. He serves as a caustic and slightly absurd satire of any number of mascots hawking products to children. His face seems to have been inspired by that of the Kool-Aid Man or the Carl's Jr./Hardee's star. He also resembles the characters on the Elyon kosher marshmallows bag (in particular, the middle one on the bag). His slogan, "Made from the best stuff", is directly from Snapple's slogan "Made from the best stuff on earth".

Marshie has no positive relationships with any Homestar Runner characters. Homestar Runner "hates that freakin' marshmallow," probably because Marshie took his job as Fluffy Puff pitchman. Strong Bad seemed annoyed when Marshie tried to make a buck or nine off his heart-drooping loss, and believes Marshie's commercials should be rated NC-17 for "Needlessly Creepy times 17". Marzipan does not fondly remember when her band Cool Tapes had to perform with Marshie.

Marshie is infamously—and intentionally—creepy. His commercials have featured non-sequitur rantings, disturbing close-ups, inappropriate sound effects, faintly desperate pleas and even a behind-the-scenes nervous breakdown. He also tends to announce his appearances by uttering hackneyed slang phrases such as "'Sup fools!" and "Oh snap!" in a heavy-handed attempt to convince kids to like him. However, this technique is essentially nullified by Marshie's innate creepiness, leaving the acceptance he seeks safely out of reach.

The use of Nibbles as a mascot in bottom 10 may be evidence for Marshie's increasing unsuitability as a marshmallow mascot, or at least in specifically promoting Fluffy Puff's bite-sized Nibblers product. Indeed, his breakdown in Malloween Commercial strongly suggests that he is not satisfied in his role as a mascot. He also seems very mad about the bite in his head in Later that Night....

Beyond his creepy demeanor, it is insinuated that Marshie is not simply disturbing but actually evil. He is named as a "bad guy" in the song "Strong Bad is a Bad Guy", a vaporized version of Marshie in candy product cheerily warns that "you can't destroy me!", and in winter pool, Gel-arshie calls himself "an abomination." Another example of Marshie being evil is when Gel-arshie acts like a stalker around Strong Bad in 8 Bit is Enough. On the Xeriouxly Forxe Main Page, a robotic Marshie (Marxie) with pink drool on his chin, glowing orange eyes that show obvious looks of pure hatred, and a half-exposed brain on the area of his bite being covered by a glass dome will appear and say "Speed increased!" in an echo of Marshie's voice and then promptly explode. A mascot costume of his Pumpkin-spice Latte Banana Bread form somehow gained sentience and devoured Homestar, using his legs to stand.

Contents

[edit] Filmography

[edit] Variations

[edit] Quotes of the Week

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