Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Grath » Fri Apr 03, 2015 7:11 pm

Sharkey wrote:I didn't have bread for a fancy grilled cheese with beef and maters and whatnot. I had some tortillas, though, so I thought it'd be clever to try it with those instead. It wasn't until I sat down with the thing that I realized I'd accidentally made a quesadilla.

Congratulations! You reinvented a dish from the 1500s.

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Rico » Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:38 am

Commander Tuvok was the "We ain't found shit!" guy combing the Spaceballs desert.

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Postby Caithness » Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:52 pm

I always thought that was Richard Pryor.

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Postby Büge » Thu Apr 09, 2015 2:23 pm

:datsracist:

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Postby TedBelmont » Wed Jun 17, 2015 7:07 pm

THIS POST REMOVED FOR INSUFFICIENT CONTEXT

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Friday » Thu Jun 18, 2015 4:14 am

Commander Tuvok was the "We ain't found shit!" guy combing the Spaceballs desert.


holy shit

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Thad » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:18 pm

Oh, I get it!

His name is Hill, and he has a nextdoor neighbor named Dale!

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Caithness » Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:30 pm

Duck Dodgers (of the 23rd and 1/2 century) is a play on Buck Rogers

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby beatbandito » Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:48 pm

...define "shocking"
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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Caithness » Fri Jul 03, 2015 1:42 am

I'm shocked that I didn't notice earlier.

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Thad » Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:58 pm

I don't know how it took me twenty years to realize this, but...the main characters in Toy Story have got to be named after Woody Woodpecker and Buzz Buzzard, right?

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby beatbandito » Sat Jul 25, 2015 5:47 pm

I think they're a reference to classic dildos vs. futuristic vibrators.
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Postby LaserBeing » Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:04 pm

I guess the old Woody Woodpecker cartoons could have had some influence on their naming, since we are dealing with a story written by animation nerds after all, but there are more immediately obvious references; Woody is pretty much just straight up Howdy Doody, and Buzz is named for Buzz Aldrin of course.
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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby nosimpleway » Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:02 pm

From what I've read, early versions of the script gave the character's name as "Woody Pride".

That's right.

They wanted to name their main character "Penis Envy".

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Thad » Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:31 pm

LaserBeing wrote:I guess the old Woody Woodpecker cartoons could have had some influence on their naming, since we are dealing with a story written by animation nerds after all, but there are more immediately obvious references; Woody is pretty much just straight up Howdy Doody, and Buzz is named for Buzz Aldrin of course.

Well, there's a not-inconsiderable Buck Rogers thing going on there too. But it can be more than one thing.

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Brentai » Sun Jul 26, 2015 11:57 am

I always figured the Woody character was originally meant to be a wooden doll and Andy's happened to be a plastic reprint of it. Kind of underscoring the fact that Woody is old-fashioned but not really that old.

(Also I apparently he's really supposed to be a stuffed doll, but for obvious reasons he looks like plastic.

Also apparently he probably IS really old. I did not follow Toy Story canon very closely.)

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Thad » Mon Aug 03, 2015 2:49 am

...his name is Zero because he's patient zero.

It was staring us right in the face all along.

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Brentai » Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:19 pm

I really really really don't that was intentional, but hey!

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby Thad » Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:27 pm

From a series that includes the phrase "So Double was a double-agent all along?" I don't think on-the-nose names are a stretch.

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Re: Shocking Revelations and Epiphanies

Postby TA » Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:11 pm

I'm sure it has nothing to do with being the counterpart to a robot named X.
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