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Antagonists from media subgenre known as "Exploitation" - often extremely controversial and dealing with taboo subject matter this media often merges with Horror, Black Comedy and adult entertainment: it was especially prominent during a period known as the "Video Nasty" era, spawning many titles that continued to be seen today, due to their often (intentionally) controversial content. Exploitation media is often banned, but that which is released usually becomes cult-favorites amongst a small yet dedicated subgroup.

IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THIS CATEGORY THE MEDIA SHOULD BE VERY WELL KNOWN FOR ITS INTENTIONALLY CONTROVERSIAL CONTENT (which is often amplified to excess in order to invoke a phenomena known as "'Refuge In Audacity") - South Park is perhaps the best example of a modern (and relatively "mainstream") Exploitation series that is still available to the public. Though many other shows have since tried to "improve" upon its success with more and more outrageous antics.

Also by its very nature almost all, Internet Trolling related phenomena is a type of Exploitation media; often these can be even more "taboo-shattering" than those found in other media due to the great difficulty in censoring the internet. Their opposites are Exploitation Heroes.

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