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~ The Jangly Man to Ramon.
The Jangly Man is coming...
~ Ramon on The Jangly Man

The Jangly Man is the main antagonist of the short story What do you come for? from the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, as well as the secondary antagonist in the 2019 movie of the same name.

He is played by Troy James and voiced by Andrew Jackson who'd also voiced Rubanoid, Plitheon, Sabator, Phosphos, Dylan, Wolfurio, Zenthon, Zenthon Titan, Slycerak, Spatterix and Ballista from Bakugan Battle Brawlers, and voiced both Doji and Rago from Beyblade Metal Fusion.


In 1981, not much of him was shown, except for his feet, which were shown poking out from the fireplace. In 2019, he's portrayed as a contorted monster with a decapitated head and detachable body parts.



There lived a old woman who lived by herself, one night she felt very lonely and she said "I wish i had some company." no sooner had she said that down came two feet dangling from the chimney. Then a body and some arms and some legs, and a head. They all came together into a great gangling man, who then jumps down from the chimney and started to dance around the room faster and faster he went then he stopped and looked into the old woman's eyes, "What do you come for?" the old woman asked in a voice that shivered and shook, "What do i come for?....i come....FOR YOU!".


The Jangly Man makes his appearance with his head coming down the chimney and says "Me tie dough-ty walker" which is a reference to another story from the book series, the Jangly Man comes together and forms into a humanoid and snaps a cop's neck and kills him, the Jangly Man proceeds to try and kill Ramon and chases him. However, the Jangly Man failed trying to kill Ramon and instead gets destroyed by Sarah after she realizes her wrongdoings.


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