Talk:Television Sightings

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Grainy Screencaps

Sorry about the grainy screencaps. Buffy, Angel, and Zim will soon have clean DVD screencaps once I finish with some schoolwork. Aurora the Homestar Coder 02:22, 12 May 2005 (UTC)

Foster's

This show has 4 documented sightings, so I think the creators are H*R fans hiding it. The other H*R fans just find it.Amy Whifflepoof

  • I saw an episode of Foster's that I don't know what it was called (Comcast calls it The Big Leblooski, but it's not always right), about bowling, and learning how to bowl, and half the plot was that Bloo was trying to win a paddleball at a crane machine. But one of the things in the crane looked suspiciously like a Strong Bad head... but not exactly like it. I don't have a screenshot, and because it wasn't totally like SB, it may have been a coincedence, so I didn't put it on. If anyone else has seen this episode, please tell me if you noticed this resemblance (or the object in question). --Bonkava! 04:44, 19 Jul 2005 (UTC)

I did happen to see the episode, and it did bear a little bit of a resemblence.--witchesbrew82 00:13, 8 Oct 2005 (UTC)

Lizzie Mcguire

In the epiosde My Dinner with Dig there is a Teacher named Miss. Chapman, I know it ain't h*r related but it's Mike and Matt chapman related if no-one replies in 7 days, I will add it.

Consider this that reply. It's not H*R-related, and it's not TBC related. Chapman is a very common name.
P.S. Please sign your posts. — InterruptorJones 04:43, 20 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Well, ya didn't have to be rude about it Intteruptor Jones, I am not so sure how to sign my posts.-Anynomous

Disney (Australia)

On the Disney Channel in Australia, there have been ads, for santa claus 2 and a bunch of other movies, and they say it's Christmas in July. Like decemberween, should I add it, if no-one replies in 7 days, I'll add it.-Anynonmous

Christmas in July is a very common phrase. The Brothers Chaps are not the creators of this idea. This does not count as a sighting. -BazookaJoe 23:54, 2 Jul 2005 (UTC)

Alright then show me were else someone has used Christmas in July.

Off the top of my head, I can think of a local furniture manufacturer that had annual Christmas in July sales, and my orthodontist office's theme of the month was once Christmas in July. -BazookaJoe 00:47, 3 Jul 2005 (UTC)
How about 354,000 of them? -- tomstiff 14:59, 19 Jul 2005 (UTC)

Ed, Edd 'n Eddy

An episode of Ed, Edd 'n Eddy has the Eds making a time capsule, in which they have flashbacks to clips from older episodes. However, as a fan of the show will note, most of these flashback clips are fakes; that is they never occured in earlier episodes of the show, much like most of Strong Bad's flashbacks in personal favorites. --Payphone Ed 15:59, 6 Jul 2005 (UTC)

Way to far of a stretch to be a sighting. —FireBird|Talk 16:00, 6 Jul 2005 (UTC)

That's why I tossed it in here.--Payphone Ed 16:08, 6 Jul 2005 (UTC)

Oh. Gotcha. —FireBird|Talk 16:10, 6 Jul 2005 (UTC)

Bloo Done It?

How is this a reference:In an episode called "Bloo done it" Bloo just grows pecs and abs. Just like Stinkoman in the time capsule e-mail. In tonnes of shows people just grow pecs and abs.

Stan the Man

I went on to tv.com and did a search for Matt Chapman. It turns out he did the voice of Kingston in Episode Three of the series Stan the Man. Should I/someone else add this to this page? Or is this just for the Characters of hsr.com? --Smileyface11945 23:29, 27 Aug 2005 (UTC)

Billy and Mandy

what about how billy jumps over the busses on his bike? it looks almost exactly like in the e-mail "Mile" when strong bad cartwheels over Bubs' busses--StrongBad110990 00:09, 8 Sep 2005 (UTC)

I removed the Billy and Mandy reference where Billy supposedly pronounced "job" like Coach Z would. After seeing that episode again, Billy in fact pronounces it like "Job," the man from the Biblical book of Job. -- MSR

that's not what i was asking but...ok

my dad the rock star

In an episode, (I can't remember which, sorry!) Q's dad is walking, and he walks past Coach's Z's medallion on a fence! I'm not logged in

Isn't Q's huge Q medallion a parody of Coach Z's Z itself?--witchesbrew82 00:11, 8 Oct 2005 (UTC)

Good Eats

In last night's episode on meatballs, "Great Balls of Meat," host Alton Brown pulls out an apparently useless trinket and says, "Best five grand I ever spent." Too vague? The show is filmed in Atlanta and AB is a definite net user, so I think it's likely he knows about H/R. - Mrdarcy 14:47, 20 October 2005 (UTC)

He seems just like the kind of person to reference Homestar. I'd say put it on there for now. - KookykmanImage:kookysig.gif(t)(c)(r)
I just noticed that this edit was reverted the moment I posted it, with no explanation other than "common phrase." [1] Now, if something is suggested on the talk page, and after a week there's just one comment, and it's positive, why on earth would anyone revert the edit? Seems rude to me, and not terribly justified. - Totoro 21:39, 25 January 2006 (UTC)
Sorry, Totoro, but I just deleted it for the same reason. I agree that "best X$ I ever spent" is a common phrase that's far from exclusive to H*R. I'm guessing that HSR username, like me, doesn't always check the talk page before reverting an edit just because we get so many dubious sightings ("I was watching this show and they said Holy Crap, it MUST be a Strong Bad ref!") Again, sorry for the hasty revert. Homestar Coderhomestar-coder-sig.gif 20:14, 27 January 2006 (UTC)
Well, I don't agree, because of the reasons mentioned above, because Brown makes a slew of pop-culture references, because of the situation it was used in (the character has obviously bought something of no value for a lot of cash), and because of the tone Brown used when saying it. It's a no-brainer, and as I said above, I had vetted it through the talk page before adding it. - Totoro 20:31, 27 January 2006 (UTC)
"Best X bucks I ever spent" is a phrase used in many pop-culture contexts. It's a common phrase. I'm pretty sure I heard it on Seinfeld a couple of times, for example. If the "Good Eats" guy is in the habit of making H*R refs, then I'd agree, but I think it's far from a "no brainer". Homestar Coderhomestar-coder-sig.gif 20:40, 27 January 2006 (UTC)
That doesn't address any of what I've said. I'm not arguing that the phrase is unique to H/R. I'm arguing that the use of it in that context (speaker has been taken, doesn't realize it, is enthusiastic about the expenditure) as a sort of catchphrase is unique to H/R, so unless you're saying that Brown came up with the same gag on his own (possible), I don't see how this doesn't belong. I can't find any reference to a Seinfeld quote using (best + "ever spent"), BTW. - Totoro 21:00, 27 January 2006 (UTC)
The sarcastic use of a common phrase is not exactly unique, IMO. I'd like some other opinions though. Anyone? (Bueller?...) Homestar Coderhomestar-coder-sig.gif 21:10, 27 January 2006 (UTC)
This was implied above, but yes, I agree that this should not go on this page for all of the reasons listed above. small_logo.pngUsername-talk 21:13, 27 January 2006 (UTC)

The Colbert Report

Recently on The Colbert Report, Steven was talking about his word "Truthiness" being nominated for word of the year and said "I'm simutaneouly honoured and offended to recieve this award". Then, the next day he said another quote similar to one off H*R.com (Forget what it was). Considering it could just be coincidence I thought I'd ask first. - Darthvader66 01:07, 16 January 2006 (UTC)

WonderShowzen - references what?

The entry for WonderShowzen could use a mention of what in H*R is being referenced. I can't pick it out quickly. Qermaq 04:11, 31 January 2006 (UTC)

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