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"As Seen on TV"

The names of many items within the Homestar Runner universe will be given unusually long names where a simpler title would be acceptable.


  • First Time Here? — Strong Bad mocks Homestar by introducing the site as "I'm a big moron who can't remember his lines dot com".
  • Mr. Shmallow — The toon advertises "Fluffy Puff Air-Puffed Sugar Delights".
  • Email carHomestar describes that when you spin his buzzer, it "plays the theme from Night Court starring Richard Moll".
  • Experimental Film (commentary) — At the part with the portrait with the "Our gracious host" caption, Strong Bad remarks, "More like 'Our I'll-murder-you-in-a-back-alley host'."
  • Email long pants — Strong Bad edits the email using his "electronic light-pen input high-tech expensive device".
  • Email record book — Strong Bad's record book is entitled "Count Longardeaux's Book of Party Tricks, Redneck Jokes, and Worldly Records".
  • Peasant's Quest Outtakes — Two of The Blue Knight's lines spoken as outtakes are, "More like, rather would be somewhere else, like fishing... off the pier... with my grandma," and "More like, rather wouldn't be standing here, and... I could be at home...in bed!"
  • Fall Float Parade — Coach Z describes Bubs as "Good old [his] favorite type o' guy who [he is] just all the time hangin' around and doin' stuff with, Bubs".
    • Later, when Strong Sad thought that his and Strong Bad's float theme was going to be "Celebrating our nation's covered bridges", Strong Bad corrects him by saying that the theme is "Sticking-you-in-a-snowman-and-beating-you-senseless-with-nunchucks... covered bridges."
  • Thy Dungeonman 3 — there is an area with no image that is "described" as not having items, people, etc.
  • Email theme song — Strong Bad mentions that his email show would include a "life affirming pop-ballad type theme song".
  • Teen Girl Squad Issue 12The Ugly One exclaims, "Ow! My the-fact-that-I-was-alive-a-second-ago!"
  • KOT's VOQPCS! — The full title is "The King of Town's Very Own Quite Popular Cartoon Show!"
  • Email yes, wrestling — Strong Bad describes a wrestling league with "the longest name in pro wrestling": All World Mid-Pro Shirtless Championship Entertainment, or AWMPSCE (pronounced omp-ski).
  • Toikey TVStrong Bad, Strong Mad, and The Cheat are watching the 2007 Falling Asleep On The Couch Watching Football Bowl.
  • Email pet showThe King of Town's pet is an "As Seen on TV Low-Fat Cooking Device".
  • Blubb-O's Commercial — One of the products is the Attempt-At-Competing-With-National-Coffee-Chains Premium Mocha-Chip Meltshake.
  • Email specially marked — Strong Bad claims that cereals with sound effects in the name are "guaranteed to have a nice, big, reach-your-nasty-unwashed-hand-straight-to-the-bottom-of-the-box toy in it".
  • Homestar Ruiner — Strong Bad must compete in the "Free Country USA Triannual Race to the End of the Race" (FCUTRER) to win the "Free Country USA Triannual Race to the End of the Race Silver Trophy of Ultimate Destiny" (FCUTRERSTUD).
  • Strong Badia the Free — The King of Town tells The Poopsmith, after placing Strong Bad under house arrest, that he needs to "go collect on [his] new Pour-a-Bag-of-Jellybeans-Down-My-Gullet tax".
  • Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective — Dangeresque threatens Uzi Bazooka with "a bullet from my Nunchuk Gun pierc[ing] your flesh causing internal injuries and bleeding which, if left unchecked, could cause you to die!"
  • Email imaginary — Coach Z's imaginary friend is "Real Live Actual Mr. Blangcaster Next Door"

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