Charles Martinet is an incredible voice actor. His voice acting spans generations, and he likely touched the hearts of children world wide. I hear it everywhere I go. I cannot get this important phrase from my childhood out of my head. Now we have a chance to discover the origins of this legendary phrase.
In the original N64 masterpiece, Mario shouts "so long, gay Bowser! Here's how it sounds:. Fans spent years trying to work out what the dialogue was going for - or even if it was being heard correctly. Time passed, the line became a meme, and we all moved on. A fan restoration published in July makes it sound even more like Mario is saying "gay Bowser".
Nintendo announced the controversial decision in a lengthy statement, which can be found later in the article. The phrase has become a meme in modern times, but initially the phrase was just an innocent and fun misheard line. Many fans are upset to hear that the line will be removed, but Nintendo does not want to risk having such a line in a video game. Nintendo released a statement regarding the removable of the iconic line. This is just how jokes were back then.