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'''Dr. Wright''' ({{ja|ドクターライト|Dokutā Raito}}) is a character that appeared in the [[Wikipedia:Super Nintendo Entertainment System|SNES]] version of the game ''SimCity''. In ''[[Super Smash Bros. (series)|Super Smash Bros.]]'', he is seen as a [[trophy]] in both ''[[Super Smash Bros. Melee|Melee]]'' and ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl|Brawl]]'' as well as an [[Assist Trophy]] in ''Brawl'', ''[[Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U|Nintendo 3DS and Wii U]]''.
'''Dr. Wright''' ({{ja|ドクターライト}}) is a character that appeared in the [[SNES]] version ''SimCity''. In [[Super Smash Bros. (series)|Super Smash Bros.]], he is seen as a [[trophy]] in both ''[[Melee]]'' and ''[[Brawl]]'' as well as an [[Assist Trophy]] in ''Brawl''.
 
   
 
==Character Description==
 
==Character Description==
In the SNES version of ''SimCity'', the player was cast as mayor, assisted by Dr. Wright. Named after series creator Will Wright, he possesses tall green hair and eyebrows with a black toothbrush mustache. He wears spectacles and a brown suit with a purple bow tie, and holds a white baton. Dr. Wright is tasked with giving the mayor timely advice to help his budding city flourish and prosper, while preventing its destruction from various disasters, natural and otherwise; such as a Godzilla-like attack from none other than [[Bowser]].
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In the SNES version of ''SimCity'', the player was cast as mayor, assisted by Dr. Wright. Named after the ''SimCity'' series creator [[Wikipedia:Will Wright (game designer)|Will Wright]], he possesses tall green hair and eyebrows with a black toothbrush mustache. He wears spectacles and a brown suit with a purple bow tie, and holds a white baton. Dr. Wright is tasked with giving the mayor timely advice to help his budding city flourish and prosper, while preventing its destruction from various disasters, natural and otherwise; such as a Godzilla-like attack from none other than [[Bowser]].
   
As a character appearing in an old port of a primarily PC-based series not owned by Nintendo, Dr. Wright is one of their most obscure properties. Most contemporary gamers were unaware of his existence until ''[[Melee]]'' in 2001 [citation needed]. Though, Nintendo does own the character himself.
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As a character appearing in an old port of a primarily PC-based series not owned by Nintendo, Dr. Wright is one of their most obscure properties, with many Nintendo fans being unaware of his existence until his appearance in ''Melee''. Though the series belongs to Maxis, Nintendo does own the character himself.
   
 
==''[[Melee]]'' Trophy Description==
 
==''[[Melee]]'' Trophy Description==
[[File:Dr. Wright trophy (SSBM).jpg|100px|left|]]
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[[File:Dr. Wright trophy (SSBM).jpg|100px|left|Wright Trophy]]
 
:'''Dr. Wright'''
 
:'''Dr. Wright'''
 
:''The assistant to the mayor of SimCity, Dr. Wright was actually named after the creator of the game. As a player, you'd have to use your wisdom and experience to give timely advice to the mayor; if you did a good job, the city prospered. Dr. Wright is one of the leaders in the all-time, bizarre Nintendo-game-hairstyle contest. ''
 
:''The assistant to the mayor of SimCity, Dr. Wright was actually named after the creator of the game. As a player, you'd have to use your wisdom and experience to give timely advice to the mayor; if you did a good job, the city prospered. Dr. Wright is one of the leaders in the all-time, bizarre Nintendo-game-hairstyle contest. ''
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==In ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]]''==
 
==In ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]]''==
[[Image:DrWrightAttack.jpg|200px|right]]
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[[Image:DrWrightAttack.jpg|200px|right|Assist Figure]]
   
 
===[[Assist Trophy]]===
 
===[[Assist Trophy]]===
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===Trophy Description===
 
===Trophy Description===
[[File:Dr. Wright Trophy.jpg|left|125px]]
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[[File:Dr. Wright Trophy.jpg|left|125px|Dr. Wright Figure]]
 
''A hardworking assistant to the city mayor. He has distinctive hair and spectacles and a dapper moustache. Dr. Wright has a comprehensive knowledge of city government and is happy to give you tips to keep your city running smoothly. In the game, he tracks your city's status and gives you gifts. There was a character reminiscent of him in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening.''
 
''A hardworking assistant to the city mayor. He has distinctive hair and spectacles and a dapper moustache. Dr. Wright has a comprehensive knowledge of city government and is happy to give you tips to keep your city running smoothly. In the game, he tracks your city's status and gives you gifts. There was a character reminiscent of him in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening.''
 
:''SimCity''
 
:''SimCity''
 
:1992
 
:1992
 
   
 
==In ''[[Super Smash Bros. (Wii U and 3DS)]]''==
 
==In ''[[Super Smash Bros. (Wii U and 3DS)]]''==
[[file:wrightWiiU.jpg|right|250px|]]
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[[File:wrightWiiU.jpg|right|250px|Doctor Wright (Wii U)]]
 
Dr. Wright has been confirmed to return as an ''[[Assist Trophy]]'', and seems to have the same attack as in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl|Brawl]]''. The city he builds appears to be much larger than in ''Brawl''.
 
Dr. Wright has been confirmed to return as an ''[[Assist Trophy]]'', and seems to have the same attack as in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl|Brawl]]''. The city he builds appears to be much larger than in ''Brawl''.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Dr. Wright is one of two assist trophies to have a different pose for his artwork in the [[Smash Bros. DOJO!!]] then in his ''[[Brawl]]'' trophy (the other being [[Lyn]]). The DOJO!! art is identical to his trophy's pose in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Melee|Melee]]''.
 
*Dr. Wright is one of two assist trophies to have a different pose for his artwork in the [[Smash Bros. DOJO!!]] then in his ''[[Brawl]]'' trophy (the other being [[Lyn]]). The DOJO!! art is identical to his trophy's pose in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Melee|Melee]]''.
*Dr. Wright is named for Sim City designer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Wright_%28game_designer%29 Will Wright].
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*Dr. Wright's Japanese name (ドクターライト) is identical to [[Mega Man]]'s creator, Dr. Light (written as Dr. Right in Japan). Also, Dr. Light's name was mistranslated as Dr. Wright in some sources, including ''Mega Man 3''.
   
 
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Dr. Wright (ドクターライト) is a character that appeared in the SNES version of the game SimCity. In Super Smash Bros., he is seen as a trophy in both Melee and Brawl as well as an Assist Trophy in Brawl, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Character Description

In the SNES version of SimCity, the player was cast as mayor, assisted by Dr. Wright. Named after the SimCity series creator Will Wright, he possesses tall green hair and eyebrows with a black toothbrush mustache. He wears spectacles and a brown suit with a purple bow tie, and holds a white baton. Dr. Wright is tasked with giving the mayor timely advice to help his budding city flourish and prosper, while preventing its destruction from various disasters, natural and otherwise; such as a Godzilla-like attack from none other than Bowser.

As a character appearing in an old port of a primarily PC-based series not owned by Nintendo, Dr. Wright is one of their most obscure properties, with many Nintendo fans being unaware of his existence until his appearance in Melee. Though the series belongs to Maxis, Nintendo does own the character himself.

Melee Trophy Description

Dr. Wright trophy (SSBM)
Dr. Wright
The assistant to the mayor of SimCity, Dr. Wright was actually named after the creator of the game. As a player, you'd have to use your wisdom and experience to give timely advice to the mayor; if you did a good job, the city prospered. Dr. Wright is one of the leaders in the all-time, bizarre Nintendo-game-hairstyle contest.
(SimCity, 8/91)

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl

DrWrightAttack

Assist Trophy

The Doctor uses his baton to erect some sky scrapers beside him, hurling players into the air. There is a one in ten chance that he will instead create super scrapers, covering a larger area and dealing more damage.

Trophy Description

Dr. Wright Trophy

A hardworking assistant to the city mayor. He has distinctive hair and spectacles and a dapper moustache. Dr. Wright has a comprehensive knowledge of city government and is happy to give you tips to keep your city running smoothly. In the game, he tracks your city's status and gives you gifts. There was a character reminiscent of him in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening.

SimCity
1992

In Super Smash Bros. (Wii U and 3DS)

WrightWiiU

Dr. Wright has been confirmed to return as an Assist Trophy, and seems to have the same attack as in Brawl. The city he builds appears to be much larger than in Brawl.

Trivia

  • Dr. Wright is one of two assist trophies to have a different pose for his artwork in the Smash Bros. DOJO!! then in his Brawl trophy (the other being Lyn). The DOJO!! art is identical to his trophy's pose in Melee.
  • Dr. Wright's Japanese name (ドクターライト) is identical to Mega Man's creator, Dr. Light (written as Dr. Right in Japan). Also, Dr. Light's name was mistranslated as Dr. Wright in some sources, including Mega Man 3.
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