- Freddy Krueger
name = Freddy Krueger
Robert Englundas "Freddy Krueger"
series = A Nightmare on Elm Street
first = "
A Nightmare on Elm Street"
last = "
Freddy Vs. Jason"
children = Maggie Burroughs
significantother = Loretta Krueger
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Freddy Krueger is a
fictional characterfrom the "A Nightmare on Elm Street" series of films. Created by Wes Cravenand portrayed by actor Robert Englundin every film of the series, he is an undeadcomedic serial killer, who can attack his victims from within their own dreams. In the original script, Freddy Krueger was a child molester, as to Wes Craven this was the worst thing possible. The decision was made to instead make Krueger a child murderer in order to avoid being accused of exploiting a spate of highly publicized child molestations which occurred in California around the time "A Nightmare on Elm Street" went into production. However, "" suggests this might still be the case in a headline Alice looks at when researching Freddy. [cite book|last=Rockoff|first=Adam|year=2002|title=Going to Pieces|publisher =McFarland & Company|pages=153|isbn=0-7864-1227-5] Freddy is commonly identified by his burned, disfigured face, red and gray striped sweater, brown fedora hat, and trademark metal-clawed brown colored leather glove. "Wizard" magazine rated him the 14th greatest villain of all time, ["Wizard" #177] and he came in 8th on British television channel Sky2's "Greatest Villains of All Time" and ranked 40th on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes and Villainslist.
Wes Craven claims his inspiration for the basis of Krueger's power stemmed from several stories in the "
Los Angeles Times" about a series of mysterious deaths: all the victims had reported recurring nightmares beforehand, and died in their sleep. Physically, Craven's inspirations for Freddy included a homelessman who had frightened Craven as a youth and a bully at his school. The 1970s pop song "Dream Weaver" by Gary Wrightsealed the story for Craven, giving him not only an artistic setting to "jump off" from, but the synthesizerriff from the "Elm Street" soundtrack. [Wes Craven. "A Nightmare on Elm Street" DVD audio commentary. ]
Robert Englund has expressed many times that he feels that the deeper meaning behind the character is that he represents neglect, particularly the neglect that children and teens are sometimes subject to when growing up. [Robert Englund in "Never Sleep again: The Making of A Nightmare on Elm Street"]
Krueger's origin evolved slowly over the course of the film series. Each subsequent film revealed new information that intertwined with the
backstoryestablished in the original film. ' and ' provided the origin of Krueger’s birth, which began with a tragic incident involving his mother in the early 1940s. During a Christmas holiday, a young nunnamed Sister Mary Helena (a.k.a. Amanda Krueger) was accidentally trapped inside a ward of the Westin Hills psychiatric hospital. Known as “the tower”, this ward was used to house the very worst of the criminally insane. Amanda was raped and tortured by the 100 patients confined there. She was found days later, close to death and now pregnant. Frederick Charles Krueger was born months later after a breech birthand was given up for adoption.
"" revealed that Krueger was placed with an abusive alcoholic named Mr. Underwood (
Alice Cooper) who brutalized him physically and emotionally. As a child, Freddy exhibited sociopathic behavior, which included killing small animals. Socially, he was often ridiculed by his peers as "son of a hundred maniacs." In his late teens, Freddy practiced self-mutilation; after learning the "secret of pain", he murdered Underwood.
Later in adulthood, Krueger would go on to marry a woman named Loretta, with whom he would have a daughter, Kathryn. The Krueger family resided in Freddy's childhood home at
1428 Elm Street. [In the film "", Freddy's past is tied with the house that appears in every "Nightmare" film: 1428 Elm Street. In 1992, a companion book to the film series, "The Nightmare Never Ends", was released containing a short hypothesisby author Andy Mangels regarding the inconsistent appearances of the house on 1428 Elm Street shown in the "Nightmare" sequels. Mangels suggests that Freddy's past shown in "Freddy's Dad" takes place at another street number – though the film blatantly shows [http://nightmareonelmstreetfilms.com/1/dvd6/NIGHTMARE_ON_ELM_STREET_PART_6DVDLIB0087.html] the house number at 1428. A scene cut [http://nightmareonelmstreetfilms.com/nightmare6deletedscenes.html] from the film also shows the central character finding Freddy's old lair behind a poorly sealed wall in the basement of 1428 Elm Street. The article from "The Nightmare Never Ends" has created confusion for the fan community, even though the shooting script [http://nightmareonelmstreetfilms.com/Files/freddydeadshootingscript.pdf] for the film and Director/Screenwriter Rachel Talalay confirmed that Krueger's family lived in the house that would become infamous. Andy Mangels himself had no part in the scriptwriting or production of the film, so his theory cannot be considered canon.] Kathryn was shown to still be a child when children from the neighborhood went missing and were later found dead. Soon after, Loretta learned that in the basement of the house, Freddy had a secret room where he kept devices of torture, newspaper clippings of his crimes, and different versions of his clawed glove. Loretta promised that "she won't tell", but Freddy strangled her in front of Kathryn, "for snooping in daddy's special work". Krueger worked at the local power plant, and it was there where he had taken and murdered 20 missing children; killing them in the plant's boiler room. What motivated him to murder children has not yet been revealed. The police were unable to solve the cases and newspapers dubbed the mysterious killer the "Springwood Slasher".
In 1966, Freddy was arrested for the murders of the missing children. Young Kathryn was put into foster care and was later adopted. Due to the
search warrantnot being signed correctly, all evidence was considered inadmissible, and Krueger was released in 1968. Amanda Krueger, Freddy's mother, who had followed his trial, heard of his release and hung herself in the same tower where she was raped. The neighborhood parents of the children Freddy had murdered found Freddy in his boiler room later that night and threw Molotov cocktails in the building, trapping Freddy within. Just moments before his death, Freddy was approached by three dream demons. These demons search the mortal world for the most evil soul and, in turn, give that person the power to turn dreams into reality. Freddy accepted their offer to "be forever" as the flames consumed him. Afterward, Freddy's remains were taken to Penny Brothers Auto Salvage and locked in the trunk of an old red Cadillac. The Thompsons, involved with Krueger's murder, moved into the house at 1428 Elm Street, presumably to help erase his existence. Adopted by the Burroughs family, young Kathryn was taken away from Springwood and her records were sealed.
Film series events
A Nightmare on Elm Street" through "", Krueger was referred to as an urban legend. The Elm Street parents remained tight-lipped about the events of the decade before, especially now that their children were teenagers. In the closing months of 1981, the children of Springwood, in particular those teens whose parents had formed the mob that killed Krueger, began dying in peculiar ways as they slept. The parents often ignored or denied the pleas of their terrified children, who told tales of a mysterious man named Freddy who was terrorizing them in their dreams.
Krueger met three notable female adversaries in the period before "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare":
*Nancy Thompson (
Heather Langenkamp): Nancy, whose family moved into Krueger’s old home, was the first of the Elm Street children to learn about his past and the first to vanquish him. Nancy returned in "", only to be killed by Freddy, who had taken the physical form of her father as a disguise.
Kristen Parker( Patricia Arquette/ Tuesday Knight): Kristen was a girl with the ability to bring people into her dreams. In ', she, along with the last surviving “Elm Street children” battled Freddy in the dream world using self imaginative dream powers. Kristen used her natural gift of pulling others into her dream as a way for the group to battle Freddy at the same time. She was killed by Freddy in ' by being tossed into his boiler and burnt to death.
*Alice Johnson (
Lisa Wilcox): Alice gained Kristen's power and the dream powers of her friends to become the Dream Master. In ', Alice removed the souls Krueger gained over the years and left him powerless. A year later, Alice became pregnant and Krueger started using the dreams of her unborn child to kill again in '. Alice vanquished Freddy a second time with the help of Krueger's mother, Amanda. After Krueger was contained, Alice moved away from Springwood before he escaped and caused the events in "". [Alice Johnson and her son Jacob appeared in the comic book series "Nightmares on Elm Street", published by now defunct comic book company Innovation Comics. The six issue mini-series, which was released in 1992, was meant to bridge the story gap between "A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child" and "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare". The story focuses on Freddy trying to convince six-year-old Jacob Johnson into using his psychic abilities to help him escape Springwood. "Innovation" worked closely with New Line Cinemawhen crafting the story, which leads it to be considered canon. [http://nightmareonelmstreetfilms.com/faqmain.html] ]
The only male to ever be a main victim of Krueger and main protagonist of the movie, who at the end defeats Krueger,besides Jason Vorhees, is
Jesse Walshin "". Here, Freddy tries to enter the real world through Jesse's body. With the help of his girlfriend, Jesse regains control over himself and banishes Freddy back to the dreamworld, but to only be killed at the end by Freddy.
After a decade of systematically slaughtering all of the children of Springwood in their dreams, the town was shown to be under Freddy’s influence in "". By absorbing the souls of his victims, Freddy was now powerful enough to blur the lines between dreams and reality. The remaining adults were kept in a mass psychosis after their children had been murdered. When there was no one left to kill, Freddy sought to leave Springwood — hoping to continue his murder spree in another town full of more children. Only one person could arrange for this to happen — his daughter, Kathryn Krueger.
Krueger used what was left of his
supernaturalpowers to find his daughter, who was now an adult named "Maggie Burroughs" ( Lisa Zane) and was working as a counselor to troubled teenagers in another city. Since her mother's death, Maggie was raised by adoptive parents and had suppressed the disturbing memories of her early childhood. After catching up with Maggie, Krueger attempted to convince her to do his bidding. She proved, though, that a compulsion for murder was not hereditary and instead schemed with Doc ( Yaphet Kotto), her coworker (and dream psychiatrist), to help destroy Krueger. After pulling him out of her dream and into reality, Maggie stabbed Krueger in the abdomen with his own glove and then shoved a pipe bombinto Krueger's chest, effectively killing him and releasing the dream demons that had given him his power.
Battle with Jason Voorhees
In the hybrid sequel, "
Freddy vs. Jason", Freddy is trapped in Hell. After Maggie defeated Freddy in "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare", the people of Springwood sought to revitalize their town. Figuring out how Freddy operated, the authorities and town officials covered up any and all traces of his prior existence, which included blacking out obituaries and quarantining anyone who had ever dreamt about, or had any knowledge of Freddy. Other countermeasures included giving Hypnocil, a drug that prevents people from dreaming, to the children moved to Westin Hills. As a result, Springwood returned to obscurity and subsequently repopulated with no ill effects, hence the children endured.Meanwhile, Freddy was unable to escape the boundaries of Hell, thanks to the complete ignorance of his existence to the people of Springwood, and the use of Hypnocil to prevent those in Westin Hills from dreaming. Due to the fact that no one so much as knew of him, much less feared him, Freddy was unable to gain enough power to escape. Thus, Freddy hatched a plan to resurrect the undead, immortal killing machine Jason Voorhees. First, at the conclusion of "", Freddy pulled Jason's abandoned mask into the ground. Then, in the disguise of Voorhees' mother, Pamela, Freddy manipulated Jason into rising from the dead once more and going to Elm Street to kill more teenagers. Jason committed a few murders, which were then blamed on Freddy (as planned). As a result, Freddy began to get his equilibrium back. Enough fear fell over Springwood to make Freddy strong enough to haunt the town again. The problem, which Freddy had not counted on, was that Jason would not stop killing. He became irritated when Jason continued to slaughter "his kids" before he could. Plus after confronting the hockey-masked killer, Jason finds out he was used. Thus, a bloody fight ensued between the two murderous icons that raged from the dream world to the waking world at Jason's old haunt, Camp Crystal Lake. The film ends with Jason walking out of Crystal Lake holding Freddy's decapitated head, which winks to the audience, followed by Freddy's laughter, indicating his reign of terror may not yet be over. [" Freddy vs. Jason" scriptwriter Mark Swift indicated that various endings were written for the film, with the final ending being thought of by Robert Shaye, New Line's CEO. It's Swift's opinion that Jason indeed won the battle, though he mentions, "We certainly didn't want a draw, but we wanted it to end up that both sides could claim some sort of victory." [http://nightmareonelmstreetfilms.com/nightmareinterviewsmark.html] ]
Powers and abilities
As long as his victims were dreaming, Krueger could inhabit and control their dreams, twisting them to his own ends. He is also capable of entering a victim's mind via state of intoxication, whether the victim is drunk or high. Any physical harm done to a person in this dream world would carry over into the real world, though exactly how differs significantly between films, allowing him to easily commit multiple murders. Krueger often toyed with his victims by changing his form and surroundings, usually resembling the boiler room where he brought his child victims that had been missing in town. He also has the power to manipulate or possess any object or part of the dream environment not kept exclusively on the person of his victim at all times after initial creation, as he does in the fifth and sixth films.
His powers increased from those originally granted to him based on how many knew and feared his existence as well as how many souls were in his current possession. At the height of his powers, he could cause severe damage in the real world. This included possession of humans (as shown in the second "Nightmare" film, briefly in the fifth, and "Freddy vs Jason"), his corpse (as shown in the third), objects or animals (also shown in the second) or even literally pulling a victim from the waking world into the dream world (as shown in the fifth "Nightmare" film). If one of Freddy's victims wakes up while that person is holding onto him in the dream world, he can be carried into the real world where he is still superhumanly strong and durable, but can be wounded. This was used for extensive fight scenes in the first "Nightmare" film (however, this was really just an illusion in the dream), "Freddy's Dead", and "Freddy vs Jason".
In a person's own dream, Krueger could see into their minds and use their deepest fears and personality against them, which became his trademark in the films, at times taking the image of previous victims to help lure friends or relatives to their doom. A few victims managed to use their own imagination to consciously manipulate their dreams against him, a technique known as
lucid dreaming, but this typically had little effect on Krueger, who remained in control of their dreams. Another of Krueger's powers involved absorbing the souls of his victims into his own body after they had been killed, which served to make him more powerful. As he gained a victim, that person's face would appear on his chest, each soul augmenting his power. Each soul he takes grants him the attributes of the victim. This has led him to acquire skills such as martial arts skills, and high durability. In addition, he is a shapeshifterand can turn into anything, such as a puppet or attractive female. Sometimes, he will use this power on his victims, as was the case of one young woman in the fourth "Nightmare" film, transforming her into a cockroachand smashing her inside a roach motel while she screeches.
Despite his near omnipotent powers in the dream world, Krueger has several known weaknesses.
The first is that if he is brought into the real world, Krueger loses his invulnerability and can be wounded, as well as having his reality warping powers stripped from him. To bring him into the real world, a person must physically grab Freddy in their dreams and then be woken up---a difficult task, as the effects of Krueger being inside a person's dreams causes a much deeper sleep than normal. Even moreso, is the fact that Krueger is extremely dangerous and that those who seeks to exploit this weakness must not only grab hold of Krueger, but also avoid being killed while holding him as they wake up.
The second weakness is fire. Krueger was engulfed in flames and burned to death thus he cannot tolerate it. This is ironic, considering that his lair is filled with fire. The use of fire to confront Krueger can slow him down and disorient the villain, often allowing his victims a chance to escape.
Thirdly, is that Krueger's ability to warp reality itself in the confines of a person's dreams can be countered by the power of lucid dreamers, those who can control their dreams. Two instances of this are in Dream Master, when Alice was able to fight and defeat Krueger, secondly in Freddy Vs Jason, when Freddy was unable to kill Jason in his dream, possibly due to Jason's knowledge of his own immortality.
Another weakness is bravery, since fear of him is what gives him strength. By confronting Krueger and indicating that you are no longer afraid of him, Krueger can be forced out of a person's dreams temporarily. This is how Krueger was defeated in the first film.
It is also suggested throughout the various films that Freddy is vulnerable to Holy Water, due to the obvious religious connotations as well as the use of a crucifix to purge Krueger of any and all souls he has consumed in order to increase his powers.
The television series "
Freddy's Nightmares" and the film "" also state Freddy is unable to spread his influence outside of Springwood. However, this was contradicted in the fourth entry of the series (Dream Masters). Having slaughtered the last remaining children of the parents who murdered him, Krueger began to target other children outside his original vendetta. However, the film later revealed that Krueger had found a way to tap into the dreams of a young teenager named Alice, who possessed the rare psychic gift of "shared dreaming" (in which one person who is asleep drawing in another sleeping person into their dreams for a shared experience). Through Alice, Krueger could use her powers to target new victims using her mind as a springboard to enter his victims dreams.
Furthermore, Freddy managed to move beyond Springwood when he sought out his daughter, and when he made his way to Camp Crystal Lake inside the dreams of Jason during "Freddy vs. Jason", which indicates that he "can" be in the dreams of those who are outside of Springwood if they are put to sleep while in Springwood's borders. This was the case with Jason, whom Freddy injected high levels of tranquilizer into, and then entered his dreams. The two were still in conflict within Jason's dreams while Jason's body was being transported back to Camp Crystal lake, and Freddy appeared to lose none of his power during the transportation.
Alternate plot line
The summary above corresponds to what
New Line Cinemaconsiders the canonical account, based on the films [ [http://nightmareonelmstreetfilms.com/faqmain.html A Nightmare On Elm Street Companion ] ] . But other elements of the franchise, such as comics, novels, and other licensed materials, present variant accounts, and the films themselves are sometimes inconsistent in what they present or imply about Freddy's past. A "Nightmare" prequelis rumored which might offer a new view of the storyline. [cite web | year=2006 | url=http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/news/6114 | title=Serial Killer Helmer Heads to 'Elm Street' | publisher=Bloody-disgusting.com | accessdate=2006-04-02]
"Wes Craven's New Nightmare"
"Elm Street" creator
Wes Cravenreturned to the franchise in 1994 with "Wes Craven’s New Nightmare", giving audiences a new version of Freddy Krueger. "New Nightmare", which celebrated the first film’s tenth anniversary, showed a darker and more sinister Freddy than presented in previous films. The story, which takes place outside the film continuity in a fictional “real world”, has Freddy haunting and killing the cast/crew members of the original film. Craven described this “new” Freddy as an abstract, ancient evil that had been captured in the story. Now that the films had ended with "", the evil, in the guise of Freddy, escaped to begin its reign of terror in the real world.
As the film plays out, Freddy targets Heather Langenkamp and her fictional son Dylan; killing Langenkamp is his only means of becoming fully released from fiction. While Freddy is preoccupied with killing Langenkamp and her son, Craven writes a new script titled “New Nightmare” in order to trap the evil again. By film’s end, Langenkamp manages to defeat the Krueger entity, and saves her son in the process. Craven, in closing, completed his script (which paralleled the film’s events) stating, “Freddy is back where he belongs.”
The “look” of Freddy in this film is more in line with what Craven had imagined for the character, allowing the clowning Freddy portrayed in the earlier films to be cast away. [ [http://nightmareonelmstreetfilms.com/nightmareinterviewswesandsequels.html A Nightmare On Elm Street : Interviews - Wes Craven And A Nightmare Of Sequels ] ] In the film's credits, Krueger is credited as "Himself".
The 1988 "
Freddy's Nightmares" episode "No More Mr. Nice Guy" presented a less gruesome interpretation of Krueger’s death. Due to budget constraints, many of the series' original actors did not appear. Most episodes of "Freddy's Nightmares" do not interfere with the established timeline, [ [http://nightmareonelmstreetfilms.com/timelinemain.html A Nightmare On Elm Street Companion ] ] though a few episodes do present dates that conflict with the film series' timeline of events. It spawned 44 episodes in 2 seasons before the series was canceled.
New Line Cinema vs. Wes Craven
As the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series progressed, Craven's original vision of Krueger as a true personification of evil was altered several times. Due to the enormous popularity of the films, the succeeding writers/directors chose to develop Freddy into a sardonic, wisecracking and flamboyant
demon. Initially, Craven did not intend any sequels and even wanted the original to be a standalone film. When the original became a hit, New Line insisted on following it up, in spite of both Craven and original "Nightmare" heroine Langenkamp declining involvement. The second entry, "" was released to box office success — topping the profits of the original.
"" continued the series' financial success. Craven wanted "Dream Warriors" to be the end of the series, but the studio refused. Craven and New Line's relationship ended for a number of years as a result of their conflicting visions for the "Nightmare" enterprise. Later, in Craven's "Scream" a character would say that "the first movie was great but the rest sucked" — a jab at the other films (although Craven denies writing this line). [Amazon.com essential video review, "Scream", [http://www.amazon.com/dp/0780626966/] : "Horror fans will fondly remember Drew Barrymore's assertion in "Scream" that the first "Nightmare" film was great, but all the rest sucked."]
The Nightmare on Elm Street series spawned a huge merchandise collecting cult. More than 20 years after the first film was released, the merchandising is still ongoing, with online auction sites still listing hundreds of pieces of "A Nightmare on Elm Street" memorabilia every day and new products rolling off the assembly line and in to toy stores around the world.
An online collection of Nightmare on Elm Street and Freddy Krueger memorabilia has been established, which showcases many of the pieces of Nightmare On Elm Street memorabilia that have been produced since the first film was released. [ [http://www.mycollection.co.nz/gallery_view.php?uid=&oid=2 MyCollection - Galleryview ] ]
Many people remember the series of horror through the nursery rhyme that was played through many of the movies. The rhyme is a created version that follows the tune of '
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe'. The rhyme goes as follows:
It is song by the ghosts of the children he had killed before he was murdered. Mostly, the song is sung almost every time that Freddy is nearby. It is heard by most of the victims that Freddy torments throughout the franchise.
In "The Dream Child", a young girl sings it to signify Freddy's returns like this: cquote|"Seven, eight, better stay up late.
Nine, ten, Freddy's back again."
This song was referenced by
DMXin his song X Is Coming, with the "Freddy" replaced with "X"
* Freddy appears in "
The Simpsons" three times: first in a Halloweenspecial, " Treehouse of Horror V" as one of Moe's buddies in 'The Shinning' storyline, then he appeared in " Treehouse of Horror VI" -- " Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace", where he is portrayed by Groundskeeper Willie. Later, Freddy makes an appearance in one of the show's couch gags alongside fellow slasher Jason Voorheesof "Friday the 13th" fame.
* Freddy Krueger appeared in the "
Robot Chicken" episode " That Hurts Me" voiced by Seth Green. He is seen in the "Big Horror Movie Brother" segment with Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, Pinhead, Leatherface, and Ghostface.
* Freddy Krueger appears in the "
South Park" episode " Imaginationland Episode II". He is among the evil characters shown and battles Morpheus
* Freddy was one of three horror icons, along with
Jason Voorheesand Leatherface, that appeared in Universal's Halloween Horror Nights Orlando and Hollywood 2007. He appeared in the house called A Nightmare On Elm Street Dream Walkers at Orlando and Freddy's Nightmare as well as Terror Tram: Horror Comes Home. He will also be featured as the icon at the 2008 event at Hollywood, being featured in the maze A Nightmare on Elm Street: Home Sweet Hell and Terror Tram: The Nightmare Tour.
* Freddy has also appeared in many cameos as pieces of clothing, dialogue and also himself. These cameos appear through movies and television series including "
D.C Follies", " Scream (film)" and even in a potato chips advertisement, although some of these cameos do not feature " Robert Englund" acting as Krueger.
* Freddy appears as a cutout in Moldovan band
O-zone's video for the song " Dragostea din tei".
* In the movie , he appears yet again in a promotional cutout advertising . One of the shape shifting bounty hunters was about to change into Freddy before being stopped. The films are both owned by New Line Cinema and are squeals for their respective series.
* Freddy appears in a special feature of the "
Freddy vs. Jason" DVD, where he and Jason attend a makeshift "press conference" in Las Vegas to answer questions about their impending fight in the movie, playing it out as if it were a championship boxing match. Freddy constantly insults slurs to Jason during the press conference, which sparked numerous aggressive showdowns between the two.
* In the "
Danny Phantom" episode " Memory Blank". There is a female version of Freddy Krueger called Nightmerica.
* Freddy Krueger appeared in the clip "Lubricate by Vaseline" of Russian singer Oscar, where he is chasing two midgets. [cite web |title=Oscar - Lubricate by vaseline |url=http://darussia.com/oscar-lubricate-by-vaseline.html |publisher=DaRussia]
* Freddy and Jason Voorhees appear in a special "
Freddy vs. Jason" set of Horror Clix released by Whiz Kids. The pieces include stand alone of Freddy, Jason, the two back to back, and a worm with Freddy's head.
In an episode of Lucy: Daughter of the Devil called "Dreamsters" Satan takes the form of Freddy in DJ Jesus' dream to find out what his fears are.
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