Footage of the incident, apparently taken at a child’s birthday party, shows a young boy unleashing a torrent of body blows upon the candy-filled figurine. Despite his best attempts, however, the kid simply couldn’t make Mario break.
All the while, looking on at the struggle, was an adorable yellow dog. Upon seeing the boy was evidently unable to complete the task at hand, he bravely stepped in to get the job done himself.
Here’s video of the canine hero in action: