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Rather Dashing, Trogdor, and others appear in the epic film adaptation of the acclaimed [[Peasant's Quest|video game]].
Rather Dashing, Trogdor, and others appear in the epic film adaptation of the acclaimed [[Peasant's Quest|video game]].
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' {{Film|Rather Dashing}}, {{Film|Kerrek}}, [[Jhonka]], [[The Red and Blue Knights|The Blue Knight]], [[Poor Gary]], [[King of Peasantry]], {{Film|Trogdor}}, [[Baby Lady & Her Baby|Baby Lady]], [[Baby Lady & Her Baby|The Baby]], [[Mendelev]], [[Dongolev]], [[Naked Ned]], [[Pterodactyl]], [[The Keepers of Trogdor]]
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' {{Film|Rather Dashing}}, {{Film|Kerrek}}, [[Jhonka]], [[The Red and Blue Knights|The Blue Knight]], [[Poor Gary]], [[King of Peasantry]], {{Film|Trogdor}}, [[Baby Lady & Her Baby|Baby Lady]], [[Baby Lady & Her Baby|The Baby]], [[Mendelev]], [[Dongolev]], [[Naked Ned]], [[Pterodactyl]], [[The Three Keepers of Trogdor]]
'''Places:''' [[Peasantry]]
'''Places:''' [[Peasantry]]
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''{The video game Rather Dashing fades into a live action version of himself, looking around in confusion.}''
''{The video game Rather Dashing fades into a live action version of himself, looking around in confusion.}''
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'''RATHER DASHING:'''  Where's my cottage?
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'''RATHER DASHING:'''  (speechless) Where do i live now?
''{Fade through black to Rather Dashing standing in the ruins of his burninated cottage.}''
''{Fade through black to Rather Dashing standing in the ruins of his burninated cottage.}''
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**Trogdor's Keep
**Trogdor's Keep
**Clackum Falls
**Clackum Falls
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*The [[YouTube]] description for this video is "Rather Dashing and Trogdor battle in the film adaptation of the text adventure Peasant's Quest."
 
===Remarks===
===Remarks===
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===Inside References===
===Inside References===
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*The movie is directed by [[Leomard Sportsinterviews]], well known for his book ''[[HR:amazon.html|This Book is Better Than 1st, 2nd and Quite Possibly Even 3rd Base]]'', among other things.
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*The movie is directed by [[Leomard Sportsinterviews]], well known for his book ''[[HR:amazon.html| Book is Better Than 1st, 2nd and Quite Possibly Even 3rd Base]]'', among other things.
*''[[Litigation Jackson]]'' was the fictional movie mentioned in [[A Decemberween Pageant]]. Its sequel was mentioned in [[rampage]].
*''[[Litigation Jackson]]'' was the fictional movie mentioned in [[A Decemberween Pageant]]. Its sequel was mentioned in [[rampage]].
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**Climbing the mountain to Trogdor's lair
**Climbing the mountain to Trogdor's lair
**Getting pebbles
**Getting pebbles
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*When the Three Keepers of Trogdor are waving in the cave (after CG-Trogdor), the pterodactyl flying in the background makes the same noise as [[Mrs. Commanderson]].
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*When The Three Keepers of Trogdor are waving in the cave (after CG-Trogdor), the pterodactyl flying in the background makes the same noise as [[Mrs. Commanderson]].
*The music and ending lines ("And the Trogdor comes [[in the night]]!") are taken from Strong Bad's Trogdor song in the email [[dragon]] and, to a lesser extent, [[guitar]].
*The music and ending lines ("And the Trogdor comes [[in the night]]!") are taken from Strong Bad's Trogdor song in the email [[dragon]] and, to a lesser extent, [[guitar]].
*"Thorax Legitimate" refers to the [[Thorax Corporation]].
*"Thorax Legitimate" refers to the [[Thorax Corporation]].
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*The battle between Rather Dashing and Jhonka is reminiscent of [[Wikipedia:Gollum|Sméagol]] and [[Wikipedia:Déagol|Déagol's]] battle at the beginning of ''[[Wikipedia:The Return of the King (film)|The Return of the King]]''; likewise the flute music that plays at the beginning of the trailer sounds like the music from the [[Wikipedia:Hobbiton|Hobbiton]] scenes in ''[[Wikipedia:The Fellowship of the Ring(book)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]''.
*The battle between Rather Dashing and Jhonka is reminiscent of [[Wikipedia:Gollum|Sméagol]] and [[Wikipedia:Déagol|Déagol's]] battle at the beginning of ''[[Wikipedia:The Return of the King (film)|The Return of the King]]''; likewise the flute music that plays at the beginning of the trailer sounds like the music from the [[Wikipedia:Hobbiton|Hobbiton]] scenes in ''[[Wikipedia:The Fellowship of the Ring(book)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]''.
*Videlectrix Films seems to be a parallel to [[Wikipedia:Square Pictures|Square Pictures]], a film studio created by [[Wikipedia:Square Co.|Squaresoft]] (now Square-Enix) which only released one major movie, ''[[Wikipedia:Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within|Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within]]'', based thematically on Square's long-running ''[[Wikipedia:Final Fantasy|Final Fantasy]]'' series.
*Videlectrix Films seems to be a parallel to [[Wikipedia:Square Pictures|Square Pictures]], a film studio created by [[Wikipedia:Square Co.|Squaresoft]] (now Square-Enix) which only released one major movie, ''[[Wikipedia:Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within|Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within]]'', based thematically on Square's long-running ''[[Wikipedia:Final Fantasy|Final Fantasy]]'' series.
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*Although this trailer is full of obscure nods to various fantasy clichés, the scenes with the shadow rolling back across the land and the map of Peasantry suggest the [[The Lord of the Rings|''Lord of the Rings'']] trailers. Similar sound effects are used.  
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*Although this trailer is full of obscure nods to various fantasy clichés, the scenes with the shadow rolling back across the land and the map of Peasantry suggest the [[Wikipedia:The Lord of the Rings|''Lord of the Rings'']] trailers. Similar sound effects are used.  
*Before the Videlectrix Films logo and near the ending of the film, there is a shot of a man fighting in silhouette against a blue sky with a sword in his hand and around the end, he is struggling with his sword. A similar scene is in [[Wikipedia:Kill Bill|Kill Bill Volume 1]].
*Before the Videlectrix Films logo and near the ending of the film, there is a shot of a man fighting in silhouette against a blue sky with a sword in his hand and around the end, he is struggling with his sword. A similar scene is in [[Wikipedia:Kill Bill|Kill Bill Volume 1]].
*When Rather Dashing puts the hood of his peasant garb on, it is reminiscent of [[Wikipedia:The Village (movie)|''The Village.'']]
*When Rather Dashing puts the hood of his peasant garb on, it is reminiscent of [[Wikipedia:The Village (movie)|''The Village.'']]
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===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
*The music in this toon is used in [[8-Bit is Enough]] as the background music for Peasantry. Rather Dashing also speaks in the same voice in the game as he does here.
*The music in this toon is used in [[8-Bit is Enough]] as the background music for Peasantry. Rather Dashing also speaks in the same voice in the game as he does here.
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**The music is also used in the [[Trogdor!! The Board Game]] [[Trogdor!! The Board Game Website#Soundboard|Soundboard]].
 
== DVD Version ==
== DVD Version ==
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'''MIKE:''' That hor— That's not a horse. That's Matt's wife Jackie.
'''MIKE:''' That hor— That's not a horse. That's Matt's wife Jackie.
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'''MATT:''' Hey! ''{both laugh}'' You shan't recover from that one... ''{referring to Mendelev and Dongolev}'' That's Matt Gribbon and Matt Gribbon.
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'''MATT:''' Hey! ''{both laugh}'' You shant recover from that one... ''{referring to Mendelev and Dongolev}'' That's Matt Gribbon and Matt Gribbon.
'''MIKE:''' That horse's name is Matt Gribbon.
'''MIKE:''' That horse's name is Matt Gribbon.
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'''MATT:''' Yeah, Mom made the peasant robe, which was very nice of her. I made that stop motion pterodactyl.
'''MATT:''' Yeah, Mom made the peasant robe, which was very nice of her. I made that stop motion pterodactyl.
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'''MIKE:''' I made that computer Photoshopped Trogdor.
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'''MIKE:''' I made that computer [[Wikipedia:Adobe Photoshop|Photoshopped]] Trogdor.
'''MATT:''' I made moons. I made moons dazzle, Mike, with my performance.
'''MATT:''' I made moons. I made moons dazzle, Mike, with my performance.
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=== Fun Facts ===
=== Fun Facts ===
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*[[Dad's Garage]] is an Atlanta-based comedy and improvisation troupe.
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*[http://www.dadsgarage.com/ Dad's Garage] is an Atlanta-based comedy and improvisation troupe.
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*Mike mentions [[Photoshop]].
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== External Links ==
== External Links ==

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