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Vos’ Corner: Toad!

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Greetings Everyone!  We wanted to share a great forum post made by reader and occasional podcast guest Vos5.  He dedicated a very thorough visual history of Mario’s rarely beloved sidekick Toad.

GH101 is proud to present: Toad!

They first appeared in Super Mario Bros. with their infamous line, “Thank you Mario! But our princess is in another castle!” They played the same role in the Japanese Super Mario Bros. 2, known as The Lost Levels in the U.S.

In the American Super Mario Bros. 2, Toad was playable for the first time, where he was the fastest of all the characters! However, he didn’t jump as well as the others.

Super Mario Bros. 3, is where Toad houses are introduced and Toad gives you items and extra lives.

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Written by Fred Rojas

October 7, 2014 at 11:00 am

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