Jimmy T

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Jimmy T
Jimmy T. artwork for WarioWare: Get It Together!
Jimmy T as he appears in WarioWare: Get It Together!
Full name Jimmy Thang
Species Human
First appearance WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (2003)
Latest appearance Tetris 99 (24th Maximus Cup, cameo) (2021)
WarioWare: Get It Together! (2021, Mario franchise)
Latest portrayal Vegas Trip (2018-present)
“Yo-yo! Everyone got the fever? I've always got it! That's because the dance floor's hot!”
Jimmy T, WarioWare: Twisted!

Jimmy Thang, more commonly known as Jimmy T (abbreviated as Jimmy T. prior to Game & Wario), is a major human character in the WarioWare series. He first appeared as one of WarioWare, Inc.'s employees in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!. He is an obsessive disco-dancer with a blue afro wig and a mustache that resembles musical notes. He enjoys dancing at nightclubs, particularly Club Sugar. His relatives, including his parents and siblings, all share his passion for dancing.

History[edit]

WarioWare series[edit]

WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$![edit]

Jimmy T. congratulating the player after beating his stage in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!

Jimmy is first seen in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!'s intro, called by Wario to join his "company", WarioWare, Inc., and to produce microgames for his upcoming game. Alongside Wario's other friends, he agrees.

In his own story, Jimmy frequents a dance club called Club Sugar. There, he dances to disco music and takes out his ringing cell phone. When the show is over, he leaves the club walking past people, using his cell phone to listen to another ringtone, this time a dog's barking. After, he approaches the Gelateria and stands behind the second-story window.

In addition to his story, Jimmy hosts two remix stages. The first stage contains the microgames of Dribble and Spitz, Mona, and 9-Volt. The second stage contains the microgames of Orbulon, Dr. Crygor, Kat, and Ana. He has a yellow and red afro in those stages respectively.

Jimmy makes a short appearance in the game's ending story. In the WarioWare headquarters, Wario runs off with the profits made from the game after he is called out on hoarding it. Jimmy is shocked, but does not chase after him. He later watches as Wario plummets to the ocean.

Jimmy T. is featured in three unlockable minigames. A tiny Jimmy appears in the two-player minigame VS Chiritorie. At random intervals, he wanders around the screen. If he is sucked up, he clogs the vacuum cleaner and causes it to spit out wads of paper, including a giant one worth five. Fly Swatter features Jimmy in the congratulation sequence. In Paper Plane, Jimmy is the first character to appear outside of a window. He states the amount of time it took for the paper plane to reach that point.

WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$![edit]

Jimmy's girlfriend gives him the choice

In WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!, it is revealed that he had a girlfriend, who dumped him because she thought that he enjoyed dancing more than spending time with her. In Club Sugar, she asks him if he liked her or dancing more. Shortly afterwards, Jimmy starts to dance, causing the woman to leave. Jimmy bursts into tears and claims that the rhythm made him do it.

He and the rest of the WarioWare Inc. employees are at the restaurant Sora Sora during the cast roll.

Jimmy T. hosts the multiplayer mode Survival Fever. He is also one of the ten selectable characters in the multiplayer games. His afro, jacket, and shoes are tinted in the player's color.

WarioWare: Twisted![edit]

Jimmy's parents, Papa and Mama T., are introduced in WarioWare: Twisted!. They dance along with their son at Club Sugar. While the family are still on the dance floor, Sugar, the club owner, tells the Thangs that the dinner they ordered is ready. However, instead of eating, Jimmy's parents take pictures of him holding up utensils using their cellphones. Annoyed, Sugar says that their dinner is getting cold, and he finally tells Jimmy and his parents to leave Club Sugar and closes the club. He later dances with the other WarioWare, Inc. employees.

He and Fronk are the only employees in who do not appear in Wario-Man's ending.

WarioWare: Touched![edit]

Scratchy the 'Fro Bug is ready to craze Jimmy, who dances with his family
Jimmy T. from the main menu of WarioWare: Touched!.

In WarioWare: Touched!, a speaker announces "Jimmy's Showtime" at Club Sugar. Jimmy appears on the dance floor as usual and receives the applause of the public. He then summons his parents and his younger siblings Jamie and James T. onto the dance floor. The family starts to dance, but Scratchy the 'Fro Bug flies through Club Sugar and lands right into Jimmy's wig. This causes Jimmy's afro to itch and he starts to move erratically. However, the other Thangs think that Jimmy's moves are just another dance. After scratching the bug out of his wig, Jimmy continues dancing with his family. During gameplay, they all look at Jimmy's cellphone. They laugh when the player clears a microgame and grimace when the player fails.

After the show ends, the Thang family walk through the streets of Diamond City. Scratchy, now with a bandage on its head, reappears and flies into Jimmy's wig, causing him to move hectically again. Once again, his family thinks that he is just dancing. He later walks to the Hawt House and dances there.

WarioWare: Smooth Moves[edit]

Jimmy and the Legendary Cat Dancers dancing at Club Sugar

In WarioWare: Smooth Moves, Jimmy walks down to Club Sugar with an umbrella on a rainy night. While he is walking, he sees a soaked cat, and decides to give the cat his umbrella. This act causes the Legendary Cat Dancers to follow Jimmy and imitate his dance movements. Jimmy and the cats start to dance and continue to dance once they reach Club Sugar.

After their dance is finished, the cats walk out, each saying "meow." At the end, the pitied cat gives the umbrella back to Jimmy, earning a smile from him.

At the end of Jimmy P.'s story, Jimmy T. pats on Jimmy P.'s shoulder, leading to the two of them facing each other. At the end of Tiny Wario's story, he is seen walking while Wario is chased by some Splunks.

WarioWare: Snapped![edit]

In WarioWare: Snapped!, Jimmy T. runs the newly opened Wario Park along with Wario, Mona, Kat, and Ana.

WarioWare: D.I.Y.[edit]

Jimmy stars in his own aerobics TV show called Jimmy's Aerobics in WarioWare: D.I.Y., where he is seen doing aerobics along with two women in the background. In this game, it is revealed that, along with Mona, Ashley, Orbulon, and 9-Volt, Jimmy T. had left WarioWare, Inc. and now works for Diamond Software.

Game & Wario[edit]

In Game & Wario, Jimmy T hosts the Ski minigame. In the minigame's introduction, Jimmy is seen skiing with some women and a bear.

Jimmy T is also seen in the Bowling minigame, depicted on a bowling pin like with the other characters.

WarioWare Gold[edit]

Jimmy dancing with a cat in his wig

Jimmy T reappears in WarioWare Gold. In his story, Jimmy walks down Sapphire Street and approaches a cat who then takes refuge in his hair. After, he runs into Amy and Mimi and ask if they can take pictures. They take many pictures of him as the night goes by. When they are done, they show him the "best" picture, which happens to be of the cat. Jimmy is initially shocked, but shrugs it off.

During the Dancing Team set of the Ultra League, Jimmy T arrives with Mona, Dr. Crygor, Mike, Fronk, Young Cricket and Master Mantis, Kat, Ana, and Penny to assist Joe in filling up his new nightclub, Club Joe. He is seen dancing with the rest of the group.

In his character trailer, he, the cat, Amy, and Mimi stand in the room from Love Rap 2 from Rhythm Heaven Fever as a speaker announces that it is "Jimmy's Showtime". He takes out his phone and scrolls through photos of his family, him and Jimmy P., and him and Wario. The group poses as a camera takes pictures of them.

WarioWare: Get It Together![edit]

This section is referring to a subject in an upcoming or recently released game. When the game is released, or more information about this subject is found, this section may need major rewriting. This notice should be removed after a month has passed since the game was first released.

Jimmy T appears in WarioWare: Get It Together! as a microgame host and playable character. As a playable character, he flies around and appears to be pointing at the target.[1]

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

In the Super Smash Bros. series, Jimmy T. makes a cameo in the Taunt microgame on the WarioWare, Inc. stage in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Additionally, he appears as a sticker in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, and as a spirit in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Rhythm Heaven Megamix[edit]

Jimmy's appearance in the Wario... Where? set

Jimmy T makes an appearance in the Wario... Where? challenge set of Rhythm Heaven Megamix. He appears in the set's version of The Clappy Trio 2, in which he replaces the rightmost member of the trio.

Nintendo Badge Arcade[edit]

Jimmy as Skull Kid

As with most of the series cast, Jimmy is featured as one of the collectable in the WarioWare set of Nintendo Badge Arcade.

Jimmy is also featured in a set of badges parodying The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. The set has Jimmy dressed as Skull Kid.

Microgames[edit]

Jimmy T comes with his own set of microgames in all games of the WarioWare series, except for WarioWare: Smooth Moves.

For WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!, Jimmy created microgames of the Sports genre. As its name implies, all games involve some kind of sports. He also provides two remixes, meaning that he provides mixes of the microgames of other characters. WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$! does also feature Jimmy's sports microgames, plus a multiplayer game made by him, Survival Fever. Instead of sports, it features Jimmy's favorite activity, dancing.

Jimmy's microgames in WarioWare: Twisted!, involve a particular style of gameplay rather than a specific visual theme, which was also continued for the next games in the series until WarioWare: D.I.Y.. In this game, his set of microgames is called Big Tipper and requires large spins.

In WarioWare: Touched!, the name of Jimmy's set of microgames is Dance Club Rub and involves rubbing with the Stylus.

WarioWare: Smooth Moves is the only game where he does not have any unique microgames. Instead, he along with Jimmy P. provides a mix of microgames of other characters. The games start at Level 2 instead of Level 1.

Jimmy's five microgames in WarioWare: Snapped! require the player's acting skills. He puts photos taken of the player into a comic strip after the end of his stage.

In WarioWare: D.I.Y., Jimmy returns to his original role and hosts a set of new Sports microgames.

In WarioWare Gold, he once again hosts Sports microgames, this time in the Mash League.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

WarioWare series[edit]

Profile page from the WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! manual[edit]

Hey, hey! It's Jimmy T.! Big moves, bigger wigs, and only the biggest sports games! To boogie with me, you gotta send me cell-mail. And you? You say that you and Wario are really tight? That's cool! C'mon, let's hit my favourite disco and get funky 'till dawn! I know Wario looks offbeat, but he and I go way back. Plus, he always sends me cell-mail!

Profile information from WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$![edit]

  • Occupation: Dancer
  • Hobby: Collecting Ring Tones
  • Biggest Boast: His Crazy Wigs
  • Bio: This guy loves the dance floor more than anyone else. He stays up dancing all night at Club Sugar. His hairdo hides a secret, but he refuses to tell anyone what it is.

Website Bio from WarioWare: Touched![edit]

"Put on your dancin' shoes and join the disco king for a rub, rub, rubdown down at Club Sugar."

Game & Wario character card[edit]

-Groovy dancer with a sweet afro
-Rumoured childhood friend of Wario
-Never forgets a lady's name
-Can climb six stairs in one step

WarioWare Gold character card[edit]

  • Rank CThis cool dude is often spotted at Club Sugar burning up the dance floor with his moves. He's an original.
  • Rank BHe's a man of few words when talking. But when texting? There's no one chattier than Jimmy T.
  • Rank AThe color of his hair changes once in a blue moon. They say if you see "red Jimmy," you'll have good luck.

WarioWare: Get It Together! character description[edit]

  • Intro description: "Whether he's hitting the dance floor or the gym, this sports-lovin' disco king has all the right moves."
  • Break Room description: "Whether he's hitting the dance floor or the gym, this sports-lovin' disco king has all the right moves. Fave hobby: Checking his emails."

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl sticker[edit]

Image Game Effect
Jimmy T. sticker in the game Super Smash Bros. Brawl. WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$! [Freezing] - Attack +9

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate spirit[edit]

Name Image Game Type Class Effect How to obtain Spirit battle
Opponents Battle conditions Stage Song
Jimmy T Jimmy T. WarioWare Series Primary (2) Ace Shield Summoned with a Don Flamenco and Kalypso core N/A N/A N/A N/A

Gallery[edit]

For this subject's image gallery, see Gallery:Jimmy T.

Quotes[edit]

  • "Hey, hey! It's Jimmy! Big moves, bigger wigs, and only the biggest sports games!" - WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
  • "I know Wario looks offbeat, but he and I go way back. Plus, he always sends me cell-mail!" - WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
  • "Yo, bro'! Thang is my name, the groove is my game!" - WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!
  • "No! The rhythm made me do it! I didn't..." - WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!
  • "Yo-yo! Everyone got the fever? I've always got it! That's because the dance floor's hot!" - WarioWare: Twisted!
  • "I'm on fire tonight! Check out my killer moves. They're larger than life, just like my hair." - WarioWare: Twisted!
  • "Yo! If you thought I had some wicked dance moves, my family will blow your mind." - WarioWare: Touched!
  • "Yo, my family knows how to burn up the dance floor!" - WarioWare: Touched!
  • "Crashin' the party? That's our Wario." - Game & Wario
  • "What can I say? I love myself a little feline." - WarioWare Gold

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ジミーT.[2]
Jimī T.
Jimmy T.
Chinese (Simplified) 吉米
Jímǐ
吉米 桑[3] (WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! and WarioWare Touched!)
Jímǐ Sāng
吉米T. (WarioWare: Get It Together!)
Jímǐ T.
Jimmy

Jimmy Thang

Jimmy T.
Chinese (Traditional) 吉米T.
Jímǐ T.
Jimmy T.
Korean 지미 T.[4]
Jimi T.
Jimmy T.
Russian Джимми Ти[5]
Джимми Т (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)
Dzhimmi Ti
Dzhimmi T
Jimmy T

Trivia[edit]

  • In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, one of the names that appears when the player presses the "Random Name" button when naming their custom stage is JIMYT.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nintendo. (June 15, 2021). WarioWare: Get It Together! - Nintendo Treehouse: Live | E3 2021. YouTube. Retrieved June 15, 2021.
  2. ^ Nintendo. さわるメイドインワリオ. nintendo.co.jp. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  3. ^ iQue. WarioWare Touched! for Nintendo DS. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  4. ^ Nintendo. 만져라 메이드 인 와리오. nintendo.co.kr. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  5. ^ NintendoRU. (October 11th, 2018). WarioWare Gold: трейлер Джимми Ти (Nintendo 3DS). Retrieved October 11th, 2018.