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34 Bulging Reasons To Rewatch "Labyrinth"

David Bowie, Goblin King of the Bulge.

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1. An important and oft spoken-about part of classic '80s sensation Labyrinth is the presence of David "Goblin King" Bowie's sizable bulge.

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2. It is, by all accounts, deserving of its own billing.

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3. Look forth on to the subtle bulge that appears during Bowie's first musical number, "Magic Dance".

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4. Aerial bulge!

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5. Centered bulge!

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6. Singing bulge!

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7. About to throw baby bulge...

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8. Throwing baby bulge!

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9. It should be noted, however, that Bowie's Bulge (TM) is also renowned for its subtlety.

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10. Watch as Hoggle ponders the meaning behind the bulge.

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11. Is this the bulge I'm looking for?

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12. What can the bulge *do* for me?

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13. What does the bulge mean?

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14. How does the bulge affect me?

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15. Who am I?

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16. But before Hoggle can have his questions answered, the bulge hides, aloof.

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17. The bulge is also known for using babies as a way to hide from the publicity that haunts its everyday life.

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18. NOW. Gaze yonder (just like Hoggle) at the perfectly framed bulge.

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19. Try to hold your gaze for as long as possible – do not err as Hoggle has done here.

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20. Observe the bulge.

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21. Notice it...

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22. ...recognise it...

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23. ...and appreciate it.

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24. And leave in tears as you realise the bulge is far more powerful than anything you've come across within any labyrinth, anywhere.

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25. Watch the ballroom bulge.

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26. Look towards the bulge as it emerges from hiding behind the baby.

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27. Do you see the upside-down bulge?

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28. The sideways bulge?

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29. Do you see???

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30. Do you see?!??!?

Faraway bulge, tell me your secrets.
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Faraway bulge, tell me your secrets.

31. As with all truly great things, the bulge is not long for this world.

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32. Goodbye, bulge. Goodbye.

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33. ***fly away***

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34. ~fly away~

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