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Shirtless Super Mario joins the Jersey Shore cast

September 26, 2017

God bless Photoshop.

Nintendo’s most famous (former) blue-collar video game hero has never been one to show off—granted, it’s kinda hard to brag when your entire vocabulary consists of the phrases woo!woo-hoo!, and it’s-a-me Mario! Now though, thanks to the upcoming release of Super Mario Odyssey, the notoriously humble turtle-hater is getting a chance to show off his beach bod for the first time, sans his trademark denim(?) overalls.

Of course, this leads to the question, if Mario really was hitting the beach, who would he crew up with? There’s only one answer that comes to mind, and thanks to Twitter user @McJesse, that fever dream is now a hot, hot reality:

He’s not the only one reveling in the glory of shirtless Mario:

Shirtless Mario is also raising a lot more questions than he’s answering:

Hopefully this gets explored in more detail once Super Mario Odyssey is released in November.

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