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―SMG4's classic slogan
Luke Lerdwichagul (born: May 24, 1999), better known online as SMG4 // Glitch Productions (formerly just SMG4 and short for SuperMarioGlitchy4), is an Australian machinimist who makes machinimas based around the Super Mario characters. These machinimas also include characters from other video games or are made up entirely.
Lerdwichagul also owns an animation company named Glitch Productions (formerly known as Glitchy Boy) along with his older brother Kevin Lerdwichagul (born June 21, 1994). The company's productions are uploaded onto the SMG4 channel, including the YouTube original series Meta Runner.
Luke usually publishes a video every Saturday (Sunday in some time zones). While not the first to, he is currently the most subscribed Super Mario 64 Machinimist/blooper maker on YouTube, and the setting of most of his bloopers are either original SM64 maps and Garry's Mod maps.
Most of his recent animation comes from Garry's Mod. He frequently uses sound clips from internet stars such as Smosh and uses many YouTube Poop sound effects. He has also used some sound clips from the famous Mario Plush doll video maker, SuperMarioLogan.
Some of his notable SM64 series include SSENMODNAR, Retarded64 (now known as R64), the normal Super Mario 64 Bloopers (renamed SMG4 after branding), If Mario was in...., and Guards N' Retards. In some of his videos, (most notably Christmas 2013: The 12 idiots of Christmas) he voices by himself and with assorted voices from people on YouTube and his sister.
A lot of his humor is based around ridiculous humor, spaghetti, internet humor, rage comics, drugs, and naked people. On July 12th, 2013, he made a channel named theawesomario, which is supposedly Mario's channel. This was announced in the video super mario 64 bloopers: YouTube mario?.
As of December 3rd, 2016, he started up a Gaming channel with his brother Kevin called "Hobo Bros". He also recently made a video, MarioTube, which features different characters from the channel making channels of their own, and followed with the creation of many spin-off channels.
Hobo Bros is Luke's gaming channel, where he plays games with his older brother, Kevin Lerdwichagul. Rarely, they have played mostly Nintendo games, especially Super Mario games, because they reacted to meme videos more often.
Hobo Bros Series
- New Super Mario Bros.
- Super Mario 64
TheAwesomeMario, formerly theawesomario, is a channel that was supposedly owned by Mario. It is based on a video called "YouTube mario?". It was SMG4's second channel until it became inactive after its latest video "Boopkins and Bob: The New Years Resolution", making Hobo Bros SMG4's second channel.
As of today, the fate of the channel's future is currently unknown.
- Some YouTubers, such as Kushowa, Luigikid Gaming, PSINESS99, Charmx, GameCubeDude, and Viger the Magnemite seem to react to SMG4's videos, although Luigikid and PSINESS don't react to all of SMG4's videos.
- Luke actually hates spaghetti.
- He is scared of Teletubbies.
- He spends most of his life indoors to avoid danger or rain and to make more bloopers.
- Luke might be of Chinese descent, as some people see him as a Chinese.
- It's also possible that Luke may be of Indonesian descent. In the video Super Caveman Bros., the Barney video has Indonesian subtitles and the footage probably comes from a DVD Luke bought from Indonesia.
- Luke has a younger brother named Max, who is only seen in SMG4 Theatre: Mr. Joey goes to the theatre.
- He grew up working at his parents' shop every day after school, along with Kevin.
- In a Hobo Bros video called "Sans in smash memes that will give you a bad time", Kevin stated that Luke is actually color blind. The pair proceeded to take a color blindness test which confirmed that Luke is red-green colorblind.
- He mains Jigglypuff, Peach, Little Mac, and King Dedede in Super Smash Bros.
Many characters featured in SMG4's videos originate from different video games, most of which the Mario series. However, they usually are portrayed with an alternate, more satirical personality. Some characters are YouTubers that are a part of the same community SMG4 started out in, but have had decreasing appearances following 2014.
- Mario: The main character. Portrayed here as a pseudo-sociopathic retarded fat Italian with a spaghetti fetish.
- Luigi: Mario's brother, portrayed as more cowardly and usually the victim of several jokes.
- SMG4: A version of the video's creator, manifesting as a blue and white pallet swap of Mario (most SM64 Blooper YouTubers follow a similar practice) who is obsessed with memes.
- Fishy Boopkins: A Spike who has an obsession with anime and other weaboo culture. (Introduced in Seaside Stupidity Part 1)
- Bob: A Garo from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, who usually is portrayed as an asshole to the other characters, also formerly a rapper. (Introduced in can Ganondorf Come Out to Play?)
- Meggy: A human girl (formerly an Inkling), who seems to be the least insane of the main characters. (Introduced in If Mario Was in Splatoon)
- Tari: A female blue-haired cyborg who has the power to use her robotic arm to increase her powers significantly. She also seems to have a love for rubber ducks, as she is seen frequently with one. An alternate version of her stars in the more serious web series Meta Runner. (Introduced in The Ultimate Gamer)
- Saiko: Fishy Boopkins' Crazy ex-girlfriend that was brought to life from a generic dating simulator. (Introduced in Doki Doki Mario Club)
- Old man/Hobo: A Pokemon NPC with a bathtub fetish.
- Toad: A pessimistic toad who is obsessed with candy and hates his girlfriend.
- Bowser: Originally a recurring villain, currently usually portrayed as a chef or anti-villain. He is also obsessed with chicken nuggets.
- Wario: A greedy fat man who is obsessed with money.
- Waluigi: Wario's partner
- MarioMario54321: A fellow SM64 Blooper creator who inspired SMG4 to create his videos.
- Yoshi: A dinosaur from the Mushroom Kingdom who is well known for committing tax fraud.
- X/NintendoFan997: A friend of SMG4 who host the War of the Fat Italians videos.
- FightingMario54321: A friend of SMG4 who frequently appeared in videos before 2015.
- Enzo/Prinplup14: A member of YTR that is often portrayed as an unstable serial killer after his birthday was forgotten in one video.
- Teletubbies: The main characters from the children's show of the same name. Depicted here as killers and villains.
- Steve: The main character of Minecraft, who most characters are not fond of.
- Dr. Robotnick/Dr. Eggman/Pingas man: The villain from Sonic the Hedgehog, depicted via a meme as repeatedly saying "Pingas".
- Ganondorf/Ganon: The villain of The Legend of Zelda, portrayed as a more silly character in general.
- SMG3/Evil Zoroark Man: SMG4's arch-nemesis and evil clone.
- Master Hand
- Geofcraze634/Mewtwo kid
- Sonic The Hedgehog
- Toast Obsessed Shy Guy
- Chica (from FNAF): Burned to death in Freddy's Spaghetteria 3.
- Starman3: Leader of the YouTube Rangers, a group of blooper creators. Starman3 was removed from SMG4 after rumors of pedophilia.
- Desti: An octoling girl and Meggy's rival. Desti died in the episode "World War Mario," but has been continuously referenced through the series, but later stopped appearing after the film "Meggy's Destiny" was released on February 29, 2020.
Note: the following dates are according to SocialBlade. Dates may vary by ~1 day (2 days if you live outside of North America) due to differences in time zones.
1,000 subscribers: June 17, 2012
10,000 subscribers: February 17, 2013
20,000 subscribers: April 7, 2013
30,000 subscribers: May 12, 2013
50,000 subscribers: July 21, 2013
100,000 subscribers: March 9, 2014
150,000 subscribers: August 17, 2014
200,000 subscribers: October 24, 2014
300,000 subscribers: February 2, 2015
350,000 subscribers: March 29, 2015
400,000 subscribers: May 3, 2015
500,000 subscribers: July 13, 2015
600,000 subscribers: September 27, 2015
700,000 subscribers: January 3, 2016
800,000 subscribers: April 24, 2016
900,000 subscribers: August 15, 2016
1,000,000 subscribers: October 22, 2016
2,000,000 subscribers: June, 23, 2018
3,000,000 subscribers: May 18, 2019
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