Top Ten Crimes Committed by Mario in Mario Games

Do you ever wonder that despite being a hero, Mario could potentially be committing horrible acts? Here are some examples. Don't take this list too seriously now.
The Top Ten
1 Murder

Perhaps this one is a bit too obvious. But regardless, how many of Bowser's own minions get murdered by Mario's powerful stomps? And the worst part is he has plenty of methods of doing it.

2 Assault

If he's not outright killing enemies with a stomp, he's still hurting them in some way. The Chargin' Chucks in SMW are an example, since they get three stomps before coughing it up. Also Mario can punch and kick in the 3D games too, so it's not just about stomping and such.

3 Animal Cruelty

Don't just think this is about the Koopas (turtles) that get stomped on and their shells picked up and kicked. There's also Yoshi in SMW, which Mario can get an extra hop off so that he can reach a better place. Obviously at a cost, but do you wonder if Mario actually cares?

4 Destruction of Private Property

Think about it, this item coincides with Breaking and Entering in lieu with several Mario games, like SMW and New Super Mario Bros. Mario breaks into these castles or towers and defeats (perhaps kills) the enemies inside. In a game like SMW, Mario then frees only a Yoshi egg then goes on and destroys the castle, in numerous ways depending on the castle.

5 Reckless Driving

Pertains, quite obviously, to the Mario Kart franchise. Not just him, any of the kart racers, and with even worse problems considering the items that get thrown around. Mario is liable to be reckless with illegal street racing.

6 Breaking and Entering
7 Thievery

You wonder, do those coins in those "? " blocks actually belong to anyone? While in the Mario-verse you'd think Wario is the much greedier one, Mario is just as guilty.

8 Illegal Street Racing

Already mentioned it in another item, but street racing is obviously illegal in downtown areas. Yet there's courses like Toad's Turnpike, Mushroom Bridge, and Mushroom City with traffic on the streets as you go.

9 Arson

The Fire Flower, one of Mario's most notable pickups, allows for fire to be thrown. If that weren't enough, there are some games like Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga where fire can be used in other ways (Mario basically gets a fire hand ability in that aforementioned game).

10 Child Abuse

Bowser has several Koopalings, which may or may not be his offspring but are still children in Bowser's service. That along with Bowser Jr. who IS offspring, and obviously young, and wow, beating up these kids. Mario, you awful soul.

The Contenders
11 Tax Evasion
12 Killing an Endangered Species
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