Because with Great Mustache Comes Great Responsibility.
Alexiel - August 12, 2008, 5:18 am,
nintendo, not japan, dork
db - September 22, 2008, 11:08 pm,
it actually had a lot to do with the limitations of the graphics at that point in time. when working with about 50 pixels worth of character, overalls were an easy form of clothing, the mustache removed the need for face features, big nose, so on