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"You can keep talkin', or you can start runnin'!"

Strong Bad discovers an Easter egg WAY past its expiration date.

Cast (in order of appearance): Strong Bad, Strong Sad

Places: Strong Bad's Basement

Date: Monday, March 24, 2008

Running time: 0:40

Page title: The T of the K, Baby!



{Strong Bad and Strong Sad are sitting on the couch in the basement watching TV. A green flume can be seen coming out of the couch between them.}

TELEVISION: College Reg has the B at the T of the K!

STRONG BAD: {sniffs} Ewww! Strong Sad, what's that puffy smell?

STRONG SAD: Come again?

STRONG BAD: Did you make up another batch of that stewed Easter basket grass?

STRONG SAD: Yes, but I think this {sniffs} puffy smell is coming from the couch.

STRONG BAD: The couch? {Reaches behind the couch cushion and pulls out a decorated Easter egg} Whoa!

STRONG SAD: That must be an egg we missed from last year's Easter egg hunt!

STRONG BAD: Uh, I don't think this is from—

{Cut to a closeup of the egg, which reads "BO KNOWS EASTER EGGS".}

STRONG BAD:last year, Strong Sad.

STRONG SAD: Oh, geez! Be careful!

{Cut back to wide shot.}

STRONG SAD: That thing is live, man!

{Strong Bad stands up on the couch and starts lightly tossing the egg.}

STRONG BAD: You can keep talkin', {winds up} or you can start runnin'!

{Strong Sad jumps up and starts running offscreen.}

STRONG SAD: Soolnds, don't fail me now!!


{Strong Bad throws the egg, which smashes against a wall. Cut to a closeup of the wall, where the egg's greenish innards spell out "Sbemail Next Week".}

Fun Facts


  • "Soolnds don't fail me now!" is a parody of the well-known phrase "Feets don't fail me now!"


  • Although normally inaccessible, a repeat of the egg breaking against the wall exists in the Flash file just beyond the end of the cartoon.
    • To do this, right-click and hit play at the end of the cartoon in the Flash File.
    • The text does not have a drop shadow in these extra frames.


  • Strong Bad and Strong Sad can smell the egg despite the fact they both lack visible noses.


  • As Strong Bad tosses the egg from his left hand to his right, the writing is backwards.
  • Strong Bad holds the egg in his left hand, but when the egg is shown up close, it appears to be in his right hand.

Inside References

Real-World References

  • The "Bo" mentioned on the egg is Bo Jackson, an athlete who played both baseball and American football professionally in the late eighties and early nineties. In 1989 and 1990, he was the the focus of an advertising campaign for Nike Inc. called "Bo Knows", in which it was stated that "Bo Knows" various sports.
  • Strong Bad and Strong Sad watching college basketball after Easter refers to March Madness, the ever-popular NCAA basketball tournament in March.
  • The commentator who says "Reg has the B at the T of the K!" has a voice similar to that of NCAA basketball commentator Dick Vitale.

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