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[[Image:LadyCrateKong.PNG|thumb|What do they mean "Marzi-Kong?"]]
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[[Image:LadyCrateKong.PNG|thumb|The wrath of Marzi-Kong.]]
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[[Image:Donkey kong.png|thumb|Now THAT'S what they call that!]]
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[[Image:Donkey kong.png|thumb|The wrath of Donkey Kong.]]
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When a monkey's throwing barrels and a carpenter is trying to save her girlfriend, this is what they call... a popular video game series sometimes referenced in the Homestar Runner body of work, sir!
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'''[[Wikipedia:Donkey Kong (series)|Donkey Kong]]''' is a popular video game series sometimes referenced in the Homestar Runner body of work.
== Appearances ==
== Appearances ==
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*Email [[sb_email 22]] — [[Strong Bad]] hums the music from the original ''[[Wikipedia:Donkey Kong (video game)|Donkey Kong]]'' in his introduction, sir!
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*Email [[sb_email 22]] — [[Strong Bad]] hums the music from the original ''[[Wikipedia:Donkey Kong (video game)|Donkey Kong]]'' in his introduction.
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*The Brothers Chaps sometimes include a [[Pie Factory]] in Strong Bad Emails, sir! This is a reference to the original ''Donkey Kong'', which features a level, the Cement Factory, which is alternately known as the "Pie Factory", sir!
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*The Brothers Chaps sometimes include a [[Pie Factory]] in Strong Bad Emails. This is a reference to the original ''Donkey Kong'', which features a level, the Cement Factory, which is alternately known as the "Pie Factory".
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**Email [[stunt double]] — The [[Kiddie Pool]] is labeled as a Pie Factory in its second appearance, sir! This is also seen in [[monument]], sir!
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**Email [[stunt double]] — The [[Kiddie Pool]] is labeled as a Pie Factory in its second appearance. This is also seen in [[monument]].
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I HAD ENOUGH! GO PLAY [[Wikipedia:Donkey Kong Jr.|"A REVERSAL WHEN THE MONKEY GOT TRAPPED"]]!
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***In the [[stunt double#Commentary Transcript|DVD commentary]], the Brothers Chaps describe the Pie Factory as the fourth level of the game. This is correct in the sense that it is the fourth stage to appear in the American arcade version, although it is only the third unique one (stage three is a repeat of the first stage, only slightly harder). In the Japanese version, whose level ordering was used in most ports and remakes in all regions, it is the second stage.
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**Email [[highschool]] — "The Homestar Runner Mysfit-steries" takes place in an Abandoned Pie Factory. This is also seen in [[alternate universe]].
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*[[Stinkoman 20X6]] — [[Stinkoman 20X6 Enemies and Items#tampo|Tampo]] moves in a similar way to that of Krow, the first boss in ''[[Wikipedia:Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong's Quest|Donkey Kong Country 2]]''.
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**Stinkoman's teeth resemble Donkey Kong's teeth in the original game.
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 10]] — [[The Ugly One]] says to "get it on like Diddy Kong". Diddy Kong is Donkey Kong's sidekick in the ''[[Wikipedia:Donkey Kong Country|Donkey Kong Country]]'' series.
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*Email [[retirement]] — The way Strong Bad scrambles back and forth under the Lappy is likely a reference to ''[[Wikipedia:Donkey Kong 3|Donkey Kong 3]]''.
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]] — [[Marzipan]] is turned into Lady Crate Ape, a parody of Donkey Kong. Bubs' concession stand resembles the construction site from the original Donkey Kong, and Marzi-Kong causes the girders to collapse, much like how Donkey Kong does in the arcade game. Marzipan also throws crates indefinitely, much like how Donkey Kong does in the arcade game.
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** Also, Strong Bad calls Strong Sad "[[Dump]]y Kong Jr.", referring to the game [[Wikipedia:Donkey Kong Jr.|"Donkey Kong, Jr."]]
== See Also ==
== See Also ==

Revision as of 10:54, 26 April 2014

The wrath of Marzi-Kong.
The wrath of Donkey Kong.

Donkey Kong is a popular video game series sometimes referenced in the Homestar Runner body of work.

Appearances

  • Email sb_email 22Strong Bad hums the music from the original Donkey Kong in his introduction.
  • The Brothers Chaps sometimes include a Pie Factory in Strong Bad Emails. This is a reference to the original Donkey Kong, which features a level, the Cement Factory, which is alternately known as the "Pie Factory".
    • Email stunt double — The Kiddie Pool is labeled as a Pie Factory in its second appearance. This is also seen in monument.
      • In the DVD commentary, the Brothers Chaps describe the Pie Factory as the fourth level of the game. This is correct in the sense that it is the fourth stage to appear in the American arcade version, although it is only the third unique one (stage three is a repeat of the first stage, only slightly harder). In the Japanese version, whose level ordering was used in most ports and remakes in all regions, it is the second stage.
    • Email highschool — "The Homestar Runner Mysfit-steries" takes place in an Abandoned Pie Factory. This is also seen in alternate universe.
  • Stinkoman 20X6Tampo moves in a similar way to that of Krow, the first boss in Donkey Kong Country 2.
    • Stinkoman's teeth resemble Donkey Kong's teeth in the original game.
  • Teen Girl Squad Issue 10The Ugly One says to "get it on like Diddy Kong". Diddy Kong is Donkey Kong's sidekick in the Donkey Kong Country series.
  • Email retirement — The way Strong Bad scrambles back and forth under the Lappy is likely a reference to Donkey Kong 3.
  • 8-Bit is EnoughMarzipan is turned into Lady Crate Ape, a parody of Donkey Kong. Bubs' concession stand resembles the construction site from the original Donkey Kong, and Marzi-Kong causes the girders to collapse, much like how Donkey Kong does in the arcade game. Marzipan also throws crates indefinitely, much like how Donkey Kong does in the arcade game.

See Also

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