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* Bubsgonzola's appearance mirrors the pre-boss cutscenes of the 3-D ''Zelda'' games perfectly: the boss appears, a title like "Parasitic Armored Arachnid: Queen Gohma" appears at the bottom of the screen in a two-line format, and then the boss roars.
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*Too specific a comment. There's no Zelda boss that starts panning up from a giant pair of feet. It's more likely just a panning camera trick. The title doesn't match any of the Zelda boss titles either. If it said "Supreme King: Bubs" then maybe, but it doesn't, so it's not.
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*Bubs' entrance may have indeed been inspired by those of Zelda bosses, but if TBC had intended for viewers to identify it as such, I think they would have made it more obvious.
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*This sort of intro isn't even exclusive to Ocarina of Time. Brave Fencer Musashi (Playstation) also does the same thing before boss battles. Skies of Arcadia (Dreamcast/Gamecube) introduces major villains/new airships in a very similar manner. And I've heard Wild Arms 2 (Playstation) introduces bosses in a similar way...
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*Even if this is declined, the fact will remain on the talk page, which I think will be a good outcome — it's an interesting connection and a possible inspiration, but I don't think it's clear enough to be in the main article.
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The Legend of King Bubsgonzola

The title and growl observed during King Bubsgonzola Supreme's appearance is reminiscent of the beginning of boss fights from the Nintendo game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and later games in the series.

From: unnatural
Posted on: 14:27, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Arguments for:

  • Bubsgonzola's appearance mirrors the pre-boss cutscenes of the 3-D Zelda games perfectly: the boss appears, a title like "Parasitic Armored Arachnid: Queen Gohma" appears at the bottom of the screen in a two-line format, and then the boss roars.
  • TBC have made numerous previous Zelda references.
  • Zelda games have used similar panning

Arguments against:

  • Too specific a comment. There's no Zelda boss that starts panning up from a giant pair of feet. It's more likely just a panning camera trick. The title doesn't match any of the Zelda boss titles either. If it said "Supreme King: Bubs" then maybe, but it doesn't, so it's not.
  • Bubs' entrance may have indeed been inspired by those of Zelda bosses, but if TBC had intended for viewers to identify it as such, I think they would have made it more obvious.
  • This sort of intro isn't even exclusive to Ocarina of Time. Brave Fencer Musashi (Playstation) also does the same thing before boss battles. Skies of Arcadia (Dreamcast/Gamecube) introduces major villains/new airships in a very similar manner. And I've heard Wild Arms 2 (Playstation) introduces bosses in a similar way...

Additional comments:

  • Even if this is declined, the fact will remain on the talk page, which I think will be a good outcome — it's an interesting connection and a possible inspiration, but I don't think it's clear enough to be in the main article.


Votes to accept: Votes to decline:
  1. 16BitJorge
  2. Retromaniac
  1. NFITC1talk
  2. Jay v.2020 (Talk)
  3. DorianGray
  4. H*Bad
  5. Trey56
  6. -Brightstar Shiner
  7. - link_icon.gifThe Joe(Talk)
  8. Trogga
  9. Image:kskunk_fstandby.gif KieferSkunk (talk)
  10. Rowsdower45
  11. EYanyo
  12. YKHi. I'm Ayjo!

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Bubzilla

The scene with Bubs going into the water and the Japanese symbol is a reference to Godzilla.

From: unnatural
Posted on: 13:05, 6 February 2007 (UTC)

Arguments for:

Arguments against:

Additional comments:

  • It is possible that it could refer to Strong Bad's idea that Bubs came out of the water.
  • May just be a reference to Japanese monster flicks in general
  • Needs to be more specific, as it may actually relate to the ending of the movie King Kong vs. Godzilla.
  • Someone already added this in there. Still, their description was a lot more specific, so I think it looks good as is.
  • Just a note: there were two similar facts that I removed from the article — if these are valid, should the fact at hand be reworded to encompass the scope of the reference?


Votes to accept: Votes to decline:
  1. AtionSong
  2. Raptor5ix-Image:Raptor5ixsiggy.png
  3. Dripping yella (talk)
  4. TheYellowDart(t/c)
  5. Jay v.2020 (Talk)
  6. DorianGray
  7. WeirdAl (talk ·
  8. 16BitJorge
  9. Lapper (talk)
  10. Shwoo
  11. H*Bad
  12. 0rion
  13. Jangles 5150
  14. TotalSpaceshipGirl3
  15. I R F
  16. Wario64

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Weeee!

In the toilet Easter Egg, Strong Sad saying "Weeee" is an inside reference to the Cheat Commandos episode Shopping For Danger. Gunhaver says "Weeee" in the same way when he's sliding down the ripcord.

From: unnatural
Posted on: 4:04, 6 February 2007 (UTC)

Arguments for:

  • If Homestar Runner, thinking he's an ant, talking about chocolate cake is supposedly an inside reference, then this definitely is.

Arguments against:

  • Matt Chapman does the voices for both Strong Bad and Gunhaver in a very similar way. It's mere coincidence that they sound alike.
  • If anything, it's more similar to What's Her Face in Teen Girl Squad Issue 10, though I don't think that's a reference either.
  • Besides, Gunhaver says it with a different tone.
  • People say "Weee" all the time when they're having fun, whether they're on the swing, going down a slide or being flushed down the toilet. It's not an inside reference.
  • I don't think the two relate to each other properly.

Additional comments:

  • How could "weee" be an inside reference? The Brothers Chaps didn't invent the word. If they did, then it might possibly be an inside reference even though it's only one word. Regardless, that isn't the case.


Votes to accept: Votes to decline:
  1. -Brightstar Shiner
  2. Dripping yella (talk)
  3. TheYellowDart(t/c)
  4. Mycroft Holmes
  5. Jay v.2020 (Talk)
  6. DorianGray
  7. WeirdAl (talk ·
  8.  Loafing
  9. Elcool (talk)(contribs)
  10. The Chort
  11. Hrjogger
  12. 16BitJorge
  13. Lapper (talk)
  14. LuxAcerbus
  15. - link_icon.gifThe Joe(Talk)
  16. Shwoo
  17. Addict 2006
  18. H*Bad

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