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''{Cut to Homestar Runner's booth. Homestar is wearing an orange bowl on his head and is wielding an orange spoon. The table has the popcorn machine, Frank Bennedetto, behind a sign reading "Not free popcorn, memorial statue". There are two posters on the wall, one depicting Homestar wearing the same outfit, with the caption "Do You Has?", and another depicting the orange bowl and spoon, with the caption "Boond You Like?"}''
''{Cut to Homestar Runner's booth. Homestar is wearing an orange bowl on his head and is wielding an orange spoon. The table has the popcorn machine, Frank Bennedetto, behind a sign reading "Not free popcorn, memorial statue". There are two posters on the wall, one depicting Homestar wearing the same outfit, with the caption "Do You Has?", and another depicting the orange bowl and spoon, with the caption "Boond You Like?"}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Say, young man! Say, young man, young man, young man, young man, young man, young man, young man! ''{points a wooden spoon at viewer}'' You look like you come from a long line of five bucks-havers. Well, the Homestarmy has a career for ''you'' ''{points}'' in the no-armed forces!  
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Say, young man! Say, young man, young man, young man, young man, young man, young man, young man! ''{points at viewer}'' You look like you come from a long line of five bucks-havers. Well, the Homestarmy has a career for ''you'' ''{points}'' in the no-armed forces!  
''{Cut to closeup of Homestar.}''
''{Cut to closeup of Homestar.}''
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''{Cut to the original wide shot.}''
''{Cut to the original wide shot.}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Say, you got a girlfriend? Well, what if your girlfriend was a ''{holds up spoon}'' wooden spoon and an ''{lifts bowl off his head}'' orange plastic bowl? ''{lowers eyelids}'' That'd be really weird, man. What kind of screwed-up kid are you? ''{angry}'' We don't recruit your kind! ''{waves spoon}'' Get out of here!
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Say, you got a girlfriend? Well, what if your girlfriend was a ''{holds up spoon}'' wooden spoon and an ''{bowl flies off his head}'' orange plastic bowl? ''{lowers eyelids}'' That'd be really weird, man. What kind of screwed-up kid are you? ''{angry}'' We don't recruit your kind! ''{waves spoon}'' Get out of here!
''{Cut back to Strong Bad at the Lappy.}''
''{Cut back to Strong Bad at the Lappy.}''
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*Giblet gravy is [[Wikipedia:gravy|gravy]] with the [[Wikipedia:giblets|giblets]], or internal organs, of turkey or chicken. It is usually served with the type of poultry from which the giblets came.
*Giblet gravy is [[Wikipedia:gravy|gravy]] with the [[Wikipedia:giblets|giblets]], or internal organs, of turkey or chicken. It is usually served with the type of poultry from which the giblets came.
*"Jumping in" is a typical gang initiation ritual where new members are attacked by several gang members at once. The new member must fight back to prove himself before being accepted.
*"Jumping in" is a typical gang initiation ritual where new members are attacked by several gang members at once. The new member must fight back to prove himself before being accepted.
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**"Jumping in" also refers to airborne military troops being dropped into a combat zone via parachute.
 
*"Step-headed red-child" is a [[Wikipedia:Spoonerism|spoonerism]] of [http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=red-headed+stepchild "redheaded stepchild"], an expression used to refer to a social outcast.
*"Step-headed red-child" is a [[Wikipedia:Spoonerism|spoonerism]] of [http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=red-headed+stepchild "redheaded stepchild"], an expression used to refer to a social outcast.
*"Ganglo-Saxon" is a [[portmanteau]] of "gangly" and "[[Wikipedia:Anglo-Saxon|Anglo-Saxon]]".
*"Ganglo-Saxon" is a [[portmanteau]] of "gangly" and "[[Wikipedia:Anglo-Saxon|Anglo-Saxon]]".
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*The brochure for the On Point Kings states that the version of QuarkXPress is registered to "B4KDØR H4XXØR" on the third inside page. This is a [[Leet]]-spelling of "Backdoor Hacker", a reference to [[Wikipedia:Hacker|computer hackers]] who use "[[Wikipedia:Backdoor (computing)|backdoors]]" to crack software copy-protection.
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*The brochure for the On Point Kings states that the version of QuarkXPress is registered to "B4KDØR H4XXØR" on the third inside page. This is a [[Leet]]-spelling of "Backdoor Hacker", a reference to [[Wikipedia:Hacker|computer hackers]] who use "[[Wikipedia:Backdoor|backdoors]]" to crack software copy-protection.
*Strong Bad's comment "You look like the type of kid that gets his lunch handed to him daily" could be explained as a [[portmanteau]]-like combination of "gets his [rear] handed to him" and "has his lunch money taken/stolen".
*Strong Bad's comment "You look like the type of kid that gets his lunch handed to him daily" could be explained as a [[portmanteau]]-like combination of "gets his [rear] handed to him" and "has his lunch money taken/stolen".
*When Strong Bad mistakenly says "missionaries" instead of "mercenaries", he is making a [[Wikipedia: Freudian slip|Freudian slip]].
*When Strong Bad mistakenly says "missionaries" instead of "mercenaries", he is making a [[Wikipedia: Freudian slip|Freudian slip]].
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*The sound The Cheat makes in the beginning of the Firebert Easter Egg is similar to the one he made in [[mile]] after Strong Bad left.
*The sound The Cheat makes in the beginning of the Firebert Easter Egg is similar to the one he made in [[mile]] after Strong Bad left.
*The skeleton costume visible on the hands of the "shady missionary" on the cover of Taranchula's album was also worn by the guitarist in their [[Moving Very Slowly (video)|Moving Very Slowly music video]].
*The skeleton costume visible on the hands of the "shady missionary" on the cover of Taranchula's album was also worn by the guitarist in their [[Moving Very Slowly (video)|Moving Very Slowly music video]].
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*There is an appearance of [[feeding through a tube]].
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*There is an appearance of [[Feeding Through a Tube]].
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*The waffle iron in the Sega tape Easter Egg resembles the one that appears on [[Main Page 5]].
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*The waffle iron in the Sega tape Easter Egg resembles the one on [[Main Page 5]].
*The pamphlet has two examples of [[deliberately poor English]]: "forefathers" and "identities" are respectively written as "fourfathers" and "identies".
*The pamphlet has two examples of [[deliberately poor English]]: "forefathers" and "identities" are respectively written as "fourfathers" and "identies".
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*In the Easter egg, while The Cheat is waiting for people to come to his booth, [[cricket noises]] can be heard.
 
===Real-World References===
===Real-World References===
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===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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*In the next email, titled "[[the paper]]", The Paper finally breaks down and is replaced by [[New Paper]].
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*In the next e-mail, titled "[[the paper]]", The Paper finally breaks down and is replaced by [[New Paper]].
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*The music during Strong Bad's brochure demo is used again as background music for [[Dangeresque: Puppet Squad]].
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*The music during Strong Bad's brochure demo is used again as background music for [[Dangeresque: Puppet Squad]]
==DVD Version==
==DVD Version==
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'''MATT:''' Yeah! Rock 'n' roll and video games...
'''MATT:''' Yeah! Rock 'n' roll and video games...
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'''MIKE:''' ''{simultaneously}'' Early '80s arena rock, and...
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'''MIKE:''' ''{simultaneously}'' Early 80's arena rock, and...
'''MATT:''' So, uh...y'know, those Space Invaders things...were...maybe they were guitars? ''{Mike snickers}'' With cities on them? ''{Mike continues laughing throughout}'' Like Boston would like you to have?
'''MATT:''' So, uh...y'know, those Space Invaders things...were...maybe they were guitars? ''{Mike snickers}'' With cities on them? ''{Mike continues laughing throughout}'' Like Boston would like you to have?
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'''MATT:''' ''{overlapping}'' Madame—this does not Madame Bodewell. ''{Mike snickers}''
'''MATT:''' ''{overlapping}'' Madame—this does not Madame Bodewell. ''{Mike snickers}''
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=== Fun Facts ===
=== Fun Facts ===
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*''[[Wikipedia:The A-Team|The A-Team]]'' was an 80's action show about four mercenaries who fight to protect the oppressed. It is perhaps best remembered for the mohawk-wearing character B.A. Baracus, portrayed by [[Wikipedia:Mr. T|Mr. T]].
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*''[[Wikipedia:The_A-Team|The A-Team]]'' was an 80's action show about four mercenaries who fight to protect the oppressed. It is perhaps best remembered for the mohawk-wearing character B.A. Baracus, portrayed by [[Wikipedia:Mr._T|Mr. T]].
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**The brothers nearly perfectly recall the song from an ''A-Team'' action figure commercial, which can be viewed [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC3AgzQk6yA here]. This version of the commercial is likely not that which the brothers remember, but its lyrics are the same.
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**The brothers nearly perfectly recall the song from an ''A-Team'' action figure commercial, which can be viewed [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC3AgzQk6yA here]. (As indicated in the Youtube comments, this version of the commercial is likely not that which the brothers remember, but its lyrics are the same.) <!--should this parenthetical be removed? I thought it was important.-->
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*''[[Wikipedia:The Dukes of Hazzard|The Dukes of Hazzard]]'' was an action show in the 80's which featured the Duke brothers, Bo and Luke, who were constantly at odds with the corrupt politician Boss Hogg.
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*''[[Wikipedia:The_Dukes_of_Hazzard|The Dukes of Hazzard]]'' was an action show in the 80's which featured the Duke brothers, Bo and Luke, who were constantly at odds with the corrupt politician Boss Hogg.
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*''[[Wikipedia:Heroes (TV series)|Heroes]]'' and ''[[Wikipedia:Lost (TV series)|Lost]]'' were both primetime action shows that were active at the time this email was released.
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*''[[Wikipedia:Heroes_(TV_series)|Heroes]]'' and ''[[Wikipedia:Lost_(TV_series)|Lost]]'' are both present-day primetime action shows.
**''Heroes'' does in fact have some action figures, but they are not marketed to children in the way that ''A-Team'' action figures were in the 80's. They are largely intended as collectors' items.
**''Heroes'' does in fact have some action figures, but they are not marketed to children in the way that ''A-Team'' action figures were in the 80's. They are largely intended as collectors' items.
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*''[[Space Invaders]]'' is one of the best-known early arcade games. It is often cited as being one of the games which made video games a major industry worldwide.
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*''[[Wikipedia:Space_Invaders|Space Invaders]]'' is one of the best-known early arcade games. It is often cited as being one of the games which made video games a major industry worldwide.
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*[[Wikipedia:Boston (band)|Boston]] and [[Wikipedia:Journey (band)|Journey]] are both bands which had many of their hits in the early 80's.  
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*[[Wikipedia:Boston_(band)|Boston]] and [[Wikipedia:Journey_(band)|Journey]] are both bands which had many of their hits in the early 80's.  
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**Matt mentions ''[[Wikipedia:Journey Escape|Journey Escape]]'', a 1982 game for the [[Atari 2600]] in which the player guides Journey past "Love-Crazed Groupies" and similar foes in the band's attempt to escape after a concert.
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**Matt mentions ''[[Wikipedia:Journey_Escape|Journey Escape]]'', a 1982 game for the [[Atari 2600]] in which the player guides Journey past "Love-Crazed Groupies" and similar foes in the band's attempt to escape after a concert.
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*Madame Bodewell is an [[unseen character]] from [[pet show]].
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*Madame Bodewell is an [[Unseen_Characters|unseen character]] from [[pet show]].
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*The line "Each is sold separately with rifle and gear" later was used to describe [[the Topplegangers]].
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*"Journey Escape" became the basis for "Limozeen's Hot Babelien Odyssey" within the ''[[SBCG4AP]]'' episode [[Baddest of the Bands]].
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