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Favorite fictional/made-up/imaginary bassists, anyone?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by rojo412, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. rojo412

    rojo412 You're entering a world of bass... Supporting Member

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    I was at work the other day, for some reason I figured I should ask TB'ers who their favorite bass playing characters are.
    By that, I mean either TV or movie characters, cartoons, etc. Whether or not they actually play bass for real, not important.

    But in the spirit of keeping this fun, no knocking terrible real bassists. There's plenty of that elsewhere. :D

    One of my favorites: HOWARD MOON from The Mighty Boosh

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  2. pfox14

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    Has to be Derrick Smalls from Spinal Tap. "Big Bottom, big bottom, talk about mud flaps my girl's got 'em"
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    Rex from the Lone RangerS... if you don't know the movie you should haha cinematic gold (nope)
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    The dude from Gorillaz or maybe Murderface.
  5. rojo412

    rojo412 You're entering a world of bass... Supporting Member

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    Love that movie!
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    I think we all owe a debt to Beefcake the Mighty. We wouldn't even be bass players if he hadn't invented the instrument by stretching dinosaur guts across the Grand Canyon.

    Honorable mention to Danny Partridge. As Stu Hamm said, "No matter how much I improve, I STILL have to move my hand around to hit those notes"

    Derek Smalls, of course.
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    Danny Partridge. Very badass.
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    Wolfman from That Thing You Do!…

    "...but can he play our song, Mr. White"?
    "I think I can, junior".

    Actually, "Wolfman" is a real bassist...currently with Pablo Cruise.
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    Caassandra, Wayne's love interest from Wayne's World. "Wayne's world, Wayne's world. Party time, excellent!"
  10. rojo412

    rojo412 You're entering a world of bass... Supporting Member

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    GOOD CALL!

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    SCHWING!
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    Eric Idle as Dirk McQuickly in The Rutles
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    Here ya go. Rosario Dawson in Josie and The Pussy Cats.
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    I think I would have to go with Drooper from The Banana Splits
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    Funny my friends and I were talking about this at work the other day, too.

    Scott Pilgrim (character is fictional, actor is a real bassist)
    Valerie from the Josie and the Pussycats movie (in the cartoon she didn't play bass)
    William Murderface

    ETA:
    Token from South Park, natural born bassist, as shown by Cartman!

    Snoopy from Peanuts apparently plays bass as well:

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    Joey Arkenstat
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    Sgt. Floyd Pepper of Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem:

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  17. rojo412

    rojo412 You're entering a world of bass... Supporting Member

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    Some fantastic picks everybody!

    Howzabout Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd)

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    Or Bruce McCulloch as "The Bass Player" in the Kids in the Hall sketch

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    Milton Hackett, the drape upright player, in "Cry Baby."
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    Jermaine from Flight of the Conchords. He likes to rock the party.

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    Although technically, he plays 'dad guitar'.

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    Ferb. Also, I'll second Murdoc from the Gorillaz and Floyd Pepper.

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