Erik Barnes

Erik Barnes

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Comedian, writer, and aspiring riverboat gambler. An expert guru on pro wrestling, movies, TV, cartoons, comic books, superheroes, and other pop culture stuff. Earned a B.S. in Telecommunications at Ohio University as if that matters. Writes lists for Ranker, write scripts for sketches and TV, writes jokes for his act, and writes checks for rent because it's only thing in his life that won't take debit cards. Cookie Monster in human form.
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  1. +vote 18 Toonami Shows You Totally Forgot About

    18 Toonami Shows You Totally Forgot About

    19,163 votes
    Cartoon Network's Toonami block had action, adventure, and anime to show off after school for kids in the '90s and early-2000s. The programming block was a great ...
  2. +vote 17 Crazy Archer Fan Theories That Just Might Be True

    17 Crazy Archer Fan Theories That Just Might Be True

    531 votes
    Archer is one of the funniest animated shows on television and deserves every bit of fandom it gets. With that fandom comes a big following of people who don't just ...
  3. +vote The Sexiest Science Fiction Characters Ever

    The Sexiest Science Fiction Characters Ever

    1,169 votes
    These are the hottest characters in science fiction. Whether it be science fiction TV shows, or science fiction movies, these characters are the hottest of the hot...
  4. +vote The Best Anime To Have On In The Background

    The Best Anime To Have On In The Background

    436 votes
    Many anime titles - Neon Genesis Evangelion, Cowboy Bebop, and Death Note - have magnificent visuals and sophisticated plot lines that require your ...
  5. +vote The Most Graphic Sex Scenes in DC Comics History

    The Most Graphic Sex Scenes in DC Comics History

    3,861 votes
    DC Comics has more censored and less sexy scenes than their adult Vertigo line, but that doesn't mean there aren't some graphic DC sex scenes sprinkled throughout their ...
  6. +vote The Best Brock Lesnar Matches on the WWE Network

    The Best Brock Lesnar Matches on the WWE Network

    218 votes
    Brock Lesnar is one of the most dominant and popular wrestlers in WWE history. The WWE Network is chock full of the best wrestling matches in Brock Lesnar's storied ...
  7. +vote 16 Underrated Batman Villains That Deserve Way More Screen Time

    16 Underrated Batman Villains That Deserve Way More Screen Time

    487 votes
    Most comic book fans would argue that Batman has the best rogues gallery in comics. Those who disagree are just objectively incorrect. Come on, The Joker, Two-Face, Mr.
  8. +vote 12 Times Hank Was Genuinely Proud of Bobby on King of the Hill

    12 Times Hank Was Genuinely Proud of Bobby on King of the Hill

    602 votes
    King of the Hill is not only a great animated show, it features one of the most real and grounded father-son relationships in television. In real life, many fathers and ...
  9. +vote 11 Wild Final Fantasy Fan Theories That Link the Games Together

    11 Wild Final Fantasy Fan Theories That Link the Games Together

    1,326 votes
    Despite the word "final" in its title, Final Fantasy just doesn't seem to end. This popular RPG video game series has created new entries and adventures since ...
  10. +vote The Best Face Paint in Wrestling History

    The Best Face Paint in Wrestling History

    2,309 votes
    Many historic battles featured tribes that would apply warpaint on their faces before heading into the fight. The purpose of the paint was to intimidate their opposition ...
  11. +vote The Greatest Pro Wrestling Catchphrases of the '90s

    The Greatest Pro Wrestling Catchphrases of the '90s

    3,251 votes
    The '90s provided one of the hottest periods in pro wrestling and television as a whole. Every Monday night would showcase top-level wrestlers talking trash and ending ...
  12. +vote The Moments That Made Wrestling Fans Cry Like Babies

    The Moments That Made Wrestling Fans Cry Like Babies

    2,707 votes
    One of the major elements of pro wrestling is the wrestlers' ability to engage with the crowd. There are many moments where a match, a wrestler's persona, an exciting ...
  13. +vote Dale Gribble's Craziest Conspiracy Theories on King of the Hill

    Dale Gribble's Craziest Conspiracy Theories on King of the Hill

    2,798 votes
    Dale Gribble has espoused conspiracy theories on King of the Hill since the first episode of the animated series. Hank's best friend and the most paranoid crackpot in ...
  14. 14 Weird Super Power You Didn't Realize These Heroes Had

    14 Weird Super Power You Didn't Realize These Heroes Had

    Superpowers are weird enough on their own, but some are more odd than others. Super strength, super speed, invisibility, and other typical superpowers aren't normal, but ...
  15. +vote The 15 Most Disturbingly Gory Moments In DC History

    The 15 Most Disturbingly Gory Moments In DC History

    388 votes
    They say "when it bleeds, it reads" and comic books are no exception. However, for a superhero comic publisher that's frequently aimed at younger readers, ...
  16. Things Most Fans Don't Know About Bruce Timm, The Mastermind Of The DC Animated Universe

    Things Most Fans Don't Know About Bruce Timm, The Mastermind Of The DC Animated Universe

    Bruce Timm has collected a lot of nerd love over the years, given his creation of the critically acclaimed DC Animated Universe. Fans enjoy the simplistic ...
  17. +vote The Best John Cena Matches on the WWE Network

    The Best John Cena Matches on the WWE Network

    305 votes
    Love him or hate him, John Cena has been the franchise player in WWE for over a decade and isn't looking to slow down any time soon. Many members of the Cenation that ...
  18. +vote The 16 Worst TMNT Villains That Nobody Cared About

    The 16 Worst TMNT Villains That Nobody Cared About

    192 votes
    Sure, we all love the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, especially the '80s cartoon series. For ten seasons and 193 episodes, we sat in front of our TV sets and sung along ...
  19. +vote 14 Reasons Why Gambit Is Actually Terrible No Matter How Much You Love Him

    14 Reasons Why Gambit Is Actually Terrible No Matter How Much You Love Him

    1,956 votes
    Let's be honest: when you were younger, Gambit was cool. He's great with a bo staff, has explosive superpowers, and a swagger that girls love and guys want to emulate.
  20. 5 Things You Should Know About Jason Jordan

    5 Things You Should Know About Jason Jordan

    He's one half of the most dynamic teams on Smackdown Live. He's energized, pumped, and ready to suplex the world. He's Jason Jordan! While he and Chad Gable have been ...
  21. 5 Things You Should Know About Brian Kendrick

    5 Things You Should Know About Brian Kendrick

    He's a seasoned veteran that is making other cruiserweights pay on 205 Live. He's the "Man With a Plan." He's the Brian Kendrick. While plenty ...
  22. 5 Things You Should Know About Neville

    5 Things You Should Know About Neville

    He's "The Man That Gravity Forgot." He's the self-proclaimed "King of the Cruiserweights." He's Neville! While his Red Arrow dazzles and leaves fans ...
  23. +vote The Best Anime For Pro Wrestling Fans

    The Best Anime For Pro Wrestling Fans

    339 votes
    Pro wrestling usually features over-the-top characters getting into epic fights with melodrama thrown in between battles. Anime also features over-the-top characters ...
  24. +vote Sterling Archer's Smartest Literary References, Explained

    Sterling Archer's Smartest Literary References, Explained

    4,191 votes
    Archer has easily cemented its reputation as one of the funniest and most crass cartoons on television, but it's also one of the smartest. Among the sex jokes ...
  25. +vote Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head

    Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head

    1,617 votes
    Shrek and its sequels have entertained both kids and adults for years. One reason these films have withstood the test of time is due to the hidden adult humor in Shrek ...

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