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== Screenshot ==
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{{sbenav|65}}
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http://www.freewebs.com/upsilon3/sbemail65.png
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== Summary ==
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[[Image:sbemail65.PNG|thumb|"No, man. That's a short."]]
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'''Strong Bad Email #65'''
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Strong Bad explains what happens to all the unused emails he gets every week.
Strong Bad explains what happens to all the unused emails he gets every week.
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' [[Strong Bad]], [[The Cheat]], [[Bubs]], [[Strong Mad]]
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' {{Film|Strong Bad}}, {{Film|The Cheat}}, {{Film|Bubs}}, {{Film|Strong Mad}}
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'''Places:''' [[Computer Room]], [[The Stick]], [[Strong Mad's Room]]
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'''Computer:''' [[Compy 386]]
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'''Date:''' Monday, March 3, 2003
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'''Running Time:''' 1:38
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'''Page Title:''' Compy 386!
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{{dvd|strongbad_email.exe Disc Two}}
== Transcript ==
== Transcript ==
'''STRONG BAD:''' Oooh! Check it out! Another one of those...sbemails!
'''STRONG BAD:''' Oooh! Check it out! Another one of those...sbemails!
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''{reading}''<br/>
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''{reading}''
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Hey Strong Bad, ''{stops reading}'' Hey! ''{resumes}''<br/>
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I was wondering what you do with the emails that don't get showed on the weekly email.
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Dan Chase,<br/>
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<blockquote class="compy email">Hey Strong Bad,<br />
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Aurora, Illinois ''{pronounces it like Illi-Noir}''.
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I was wondering what you do with the<br />
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emails that don't get showed on the<br />
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weekly email.<br />
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<br />
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Dan Chase,<br />
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Aurora, Illinois</blockquote>
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Ahh... ''{typing}'' Wha-hoah, Dan. You mean what do I do with the thousands and THOUSANDS of near unreadable emails I get every day? I like to mix it up!
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''{Strong Bad stops and says "Hey!" after reading "Hey Strong Bad," and pronounces Illinois as "Illi-nwah" (in other words, with a French accent)}''
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''{cut to the Cheat carrying some papers, organizing them into huge stacks}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Ahh... ''{typing}'' Wha-hoah, Dan. You mean what do I do with the thousands and ''thousands'' of near unreadable emails I get every day? I like to mix it up!
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Sometimes I give them to the Cheat for filing. And archiving.
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''{Cut to The Cheat carrying some papers, organizing them into huge stacks}''
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''{The Cheat sticks an email in the Medium category. Strong Bad sticks his head in the screen. The Cheat makes cheat noises.}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{voiceover}'' Sometimes I give them to The Cheat for filing. And archiving.
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No man, that's a short.
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''{The Cheat sticks an email in the Medium category. Strong Bad sticks his head in the screen.}''
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''{The Cheat shrugs, and puts it in the short pile. Cut to Strong Bad and Bubs standing at the stick, not facing each other. Strong Bad has a CD, Bubs has a bag of cash.}''
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'''THE CHEAT:''' ''{The Cheat noises}''
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Or if I'm strapped for cash, I'll sell the e-mail addresses to Bubs for use in his free weekly spamvertisements.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' No man, that's a short.
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''{Strong Bad drops the CD}'' Oops! Lookit that! I dropped a CD of five-thousand email addresses!
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''{The Cheat shrugs, and attempts to retrieve the email, but is too short to reach the top of the pile. Cut to Strong Bad and Bubs standing at the stick, facing away from each other. Strong Bad has a CD labeled "The Goods", Bubs has a bag of cash labeled "The Payoff".}''
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'''BUBS:''' ''{throwing the bag of money on the ground}'' Whoops! I dropped a quarter for each one!
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{voiceover}'' Or if I'm strapped for cash, I'll sell the email addresses to Bubs for use in his free weekly spamvertisements.
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''{cut to Strong Mad crumpling up papers}''
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''{Strong Bad drops the CD}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' And sometimes I give them to my big brother Strong Mad, for the Japanese art of paper-folding. ''{he walks on screen}'' So, how are your origamis? Is that one the crane?
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Oops! Lookit that! I dropped a CD of five-thousand email addresses!
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'''STRONG MAD:''' ''{holds up two crumpled-up balls of paper} THIS IS A LOTUS FLOWER! THIS IS A PRAYING MANTIS!
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''{Bubs throws the bag of money on the ground}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Oh yeah, that's great, man. Incredible likeness.
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'''BUBS:''' Whoops! I dropped a quarter for each one!
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''{back to the computer, typing}'' But mostly the emails I don't use just get... ''{stops typing and stands up, backing up slowly}'' A-digga...a-digga...a-digga-digga...a-digga...a-diggity... ''{starts running back towards the desk}'' DIGGITY DIGGITY DIGGITY DIGGITY A-DELETEEEEEED!!!!!! ''{jumps and does an elbow drop on the keyboard, breaking the desk in half. After a pause, the screen flashes DELETED!!}'' Ohhhhh....I think I broke my clavicus...majorus.
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''{Cut to Strong Mad crumpling up papers}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{voiceover}'' And sometimes I give them to my big brother Strong Mad, for the Japanese art of paper-folding.
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''{Strong Bad walks on screen}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' So, how are your origamis? Is that one the crane?
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'''STRONG MAD:''' ''{holds up one crumpled ball of paper}'' THIS IS A LOTUS FLOWER! ''{holds up another}'' THIS IS A PRAYING MANTIS!
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Oh yeah, that's great, man. ''{sniffs}'' Incredible likeness.
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''{Cut back to Strong Bad in front of the computer}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{typing}'' But mostly the emails I don't use just get... ''{stops typing and stands up, backing up slowly}'' A-digga...a-digga...a-digga-digga...a-digga...a-diggity... ''{starts running back toward the desk}'' DIGGITY DIGGITY DIGGITY DIGGITY A-DELETEEEEEED!!!!!! ''{jumps and does an elbow drop on the keyboard, breaking the desk in half. The stool tips over and the floppy disk container flies off. There is a short but notable pause before the Compy responds.}''
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<blockquote class="compy email" style="background:#003893; text-align:center">DELETED!!</blockquote>
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Ohhhhh... I think I broke my clavicus... majorus.
''{[[The Paper]] comes down.}''
''{[[The Paper]] comes down.}''
== Easter Eggs ==
== Easter Eggs ==
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*When you see The Cheat with the 3 stacks of emails, you can click on the top of each pile for a sample of some emails. (click the close button to close the email.)
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[[Image:Spamvertisement.PNG|thumb|Grossly Overweight??? Need A New Porch??!!?]]
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*You can click on the top of Strong Mad's pile of emails for another look at these wonderful emails Strong Bad gets.  
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*When you see The Cheat with the three stacks of emails, you can click on the top of each pile for a sample of some emails (click the close button to close each email.)
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*You can click on the top of Strong Mad's pile of emails for another look at these wonderful emails Strong Bad gets.
*At the very end you can click on the words on Strong Bad's screen to bring up Bubs' Weekly Spamvertisement.   
*At the very end you can click on the words on Strong Bad's screen to bring up Bubs' Weekly Spamvertisement.   
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*You can click on the picture of the product in the Weekly Spamvertisement to see more products from Bubs.
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*You can click on the picture of the product in the Weekly Spamvertisement to see more products from Bubs.
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**The products are:
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***A plastic tape dispenser
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***A small cup of ketchup
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***A jar of three-bean salad
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<blockquote>Bubs' Generous Weekly Free Spamvertisement<br>
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To: squealydee678@kindergartencop.edu<br>
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From: bubs@homestarrunner.com<br>
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cc:<br>
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Subject: Re: Grossly Overweight??? Need A New Porch??!!?<br>
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<br>
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This new herbal supplement is healthy and JUST<br>
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WHAT YOU NEED!! Tired of losing sleep over<br>
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monthly payments? Below average performance<br>
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got you down? Slink on over to Bubs' Concession<br>
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Stand and try to see if you can believe your eyes.<br>
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THIS IS NOT A JOKE!! THIS IS REAL!!! It<br>
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happened to my friend's roommate. If you are lucky<br>
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enough to send this to 50 real live people before<br>
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morrow last, a dream getaway can be yours forever.<br>
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CONFIDENTIAL E-MAIL!!<br>
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If you received this e-mail in error, it must be your lucky day. To be removed from this<br>
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list, simply forward this to 50 people.</blockquote>
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== Fun Facts ==
 
*Here are the unused emails which appear in this toon:
*Here are the unused emails which appear in this toon:
**Medium stack:
**Medium stack:
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<pre>Dear Strong Bad,
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<blockquote>Dear Strong Bad,<br>
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This is my best one. Do you like it! I hope that you
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This is my best one. Do you like it! I hope that you<br>
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do.</pre>
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do.</blockquote>
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<pre>HOW DUMB IS IT BEING A DUMB ROBOT. I AM GLAD YOU ARE A
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<blockquote>HOW DUMB IS IT BEING A DUMB ROBOT. I AM GLAD YOU ARE A<br>
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ROBOT NOT ME. GO AND KILL ANY ONE YOU HATE.
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ROBOT NOT ME. GO AND KILL ANY ONE YOU HATE.<br>
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<br>
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YOUR NOT BIGGEST FAN<br>
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EVAN</blockquote>
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:*Tall stack:
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<blockquote>Dear Strong Bad,<br>
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why don 't you do that thing?</blockquote>
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<blockquote>hey i like ur e-mail and games i am stephanie and i am<br>
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10/f/nj and i play baseball cheerleader<br>
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<br>
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from stephanie<br>
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<br>
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poobears</blockquote>
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:*Short stack:
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<blockquote>Dear Strong Bad,<br>
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I tried to email you twice yesterday. You didn't email<br>
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back. 'Sup wit dat? I'm out like that.</blockquote>
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<blockquote>Do you have a monkey if you do you are crap. If you<br>
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don't are still crap so leave me alone crap head. Stop<br>
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making me right this stupid crappy letter to you. So<br>
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buy craphead uh I mean crapface wait no crapnose<br>
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rrrrrghhh whatever you are stupid and have an ugly<br>
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butt and your stupid and a piece of crap. Oh yeah your<br>
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also stupid.<br>
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<br>
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sincerely, me Andrew Shapiro<br>
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<br>
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PS: Your still crap and always will be crap. And<br>
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please kill hamesturrunner please PLEASE  PLEASE<br>
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PLEASE.<br>
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Bye bye.</blockquote>
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:*Strong Mad's stack:
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<blockquote>Dear, Strong Bad<br>
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Do you enloy reasing?</blockquote>
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YOUR NOT BIGGEST FAN
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== Fun Facts ==
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EVAN</pre>
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===Explanations===
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**Tall stack:
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*"It happened to my friend's roommate" in the spam Easter egg probably refers to [[Wikipedia:Chain letter|chain letters]], and the fact that most chain letters involve some type of miracle happening, as well as saying "It happened to ''this person''," as well as the fact of forwarding it to 50 people in order for it "to happen to you."
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<pre>Dear Strong Bad,  
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why don 't you do that thing?</pre>
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<pre>hey i like ur e-mail and games i am stephanie and i am
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10/f/nj and i play baseball cheerleader
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from stephanie
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poobears</pre>
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===Trivia===
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**Short stack:
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*The label on the disk in the floppy disk container reads "[[Floppy Disk Container#friendly ware|friendly ware]]".
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<pre>Dear Strong Bad,
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*Spamvertisement is a [[portmanteau]] of spam and advertisement.
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I tried to email you twice yesterday. You didn't email
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*The quarters that Bubs gives Strong Bad in exchange for the email addresses total $1,250 ($0.25 × 5,000), and would weigh 62.5 lbs.
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back. 'Sup wit dat? I'm out like that.</pre>
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*The [[YouTube]] description for this email is "What does Strong Bad do with all the emails he doesn't check on his email show? Watch this episode of his email show to find out!"
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<pre>Do you have a monkey if you do you are a crap. If you
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don't are still crap so leave me alone crap head. Stop
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making me right this stupid crappy letter to you. So
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buy craphead uh I mean crapface wait no crapnose
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rrrrrghhh whatever you are stupid and have an ugly
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butt and your stupid and a piece of crap. Oh yeah your
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also stupid.
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sincerely, me Andrew Shapiro
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===Remarks===
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*Since Strong Bad clearly reads his emails on-screen using "strongbad_email.exe," it's curious as to why he would print out the bad ones before giving the pages to Strong Mad for his origami.
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*When The Cheat is filing the emails into short, medium, and tall stacks, the paper is regular copy paper. Apparently, these emails were not printed using Strong Bad's dot matrix printer of [[The Paper]] fame.
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*This is the first time we see Strong Bad with CDs. Presumably, the [[Compy 386]] doesn't even have a CD drive, so this CD may have been created using [[Tangerine Dreams|The Cheat's computer]].
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*There is a gap/small skip between "give them to my" and "big brother Strong Mad", hinting that [[The Brothers Chaps]] used two takes and spliced them together.
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*Although Strong Bad deletes the email, it can still be seen on the screen afterwards.
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*The [[Contacts|email address]] bubs@homestarrunner.com does not exist.
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*Illinois was originally founded by the [[French]], so the pronunciation is legitimate.
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*The a> prompt is missing from the back button.
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*Bubs is unusually short in this email. He's about Strong Bad's size.
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*This is the first time Strong Bad, or any other character, uses the abbreviation "SBEmail".
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PS: Your still crap and always will be crap. And
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===Goofs===
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please kill hamesturrunner please PLEASE  PLEASE
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*When Strong Bad breaks the table in half, the legs don't move. Unless the wooden legs have unusually flexible joints, the legs should have slanted at the same angle as the broken halves.
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PLEASE.
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*On the Spamvertisement Easter egg, you can still click on the paper or the text on the Compy's screen through the email window.
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Bye bye.</pre>
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*When Strong Bad is about to fall on the table, the floppy disc container disappears for half of a second, then reappears.
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**Strong Mad's stack:
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<pre>Dear, Strong Bad
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Do you enloy reasing?</pre>
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*The CD he gives Bubs says "The Goods" and Bubs's bag of money says "The Payoff"
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===Inside References===
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[[Image:Clavicus.png|thumb|"I think I broke my clavicus... majorus."]]
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*According to commentary on the [[strongbad_email.exe|DVD]], the "clavicus... majorus" line was originally to be used in the unfinished toon [[Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True]].
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*When Strong Bad runs toward the computer he passes the same door and window about four times, as in [[gimmicks]], when the [[Tandy 400|Tandy]] explodes.
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*This marks the second time in which Strong Bad pronounces a word with a heavy [[French]] accent ("Illinois" = "Illi-nwah"). The first time was in [[3 Wishes]] when he pronounces "[[croissants]]" in the same way (this is also later revisited in [[action figure]], when Strong Bad describes the Chinese Throwing Croissants).
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*One of the unused emails in the Short Stack (Easter Egg) reads, in part: "you are stupid and have an ugly butt". This is based on a song in [[Strong Bad Sings]].
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*Strong Bad dives onto and through the table, a rather well-known running gag in [[professional wrestling]].
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*The "Digga-Digga-Digga... DELETED!" line is used again in [[car]]
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===Real-World References===
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*The email address the Weekly Spamvertisement is directed to (squealydee678@kindergartencop.edu), a reference to the [[Wikipedia:Arnold Schwarzenegger|Arnold Schwarzenegger]] film [[Wikipedia:Kindergarten Cop|Kindergarten Cop]].
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*"Clavicus" is a play on the [[Wikipedia:clavicle|clavicle]] (also known as the collar bone).
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**The word ''majorus'' doesn't actually exist in [[Wikipedia:Latin|Latin]]: the form of the adjective ''major'' that agrees with an ''-us'' ending such as ''clavicus'' is simply ''major''.  The similar sounding ''majoris'' does exist, though, but only when used as a possessive.
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*The background when Strong Bad is running to his computer is used in most cartoon shows during a chasing scene (eg. The Flintstones), where the hallway is very long and has repeating animation, such as a door or a window.
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*The quarters that Bubs gives Strong Bad in exchange for the email addresses total $1,250 ($0.25 x 5,000), and would weigh 62.37lbs.
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===Fast Forward===
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*The "Digga-Digga-Digga... [[DELETED]]!" line is (almost) used again in [[car]].
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*An email address ending in "kindergartencop.edu" also shows up in [[technology]].
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*The line, "Slink on over to Bubs' Concession Stand" in the Easter egg is similar to a line used in [[retirement]].
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*Another example of Strong Bad's near-incredible jumping ability is seen in [[pop-up]].
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*Strong Bad is again asked if he "enloy[s] reasing" in [[sbemail206]].
== External Links ==
== External Links ==
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*[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail65.html watch "unused emails"]
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{{sbemailextlinks|65|youtube=fR1UgsLQ9Ow}}
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*[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail65.swf view the flash file]
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[[Category:Strong Bad Email]][[Category:Strong Bad Filmography]][[Category:The Cheat Filmography]][[Category:Bubs Filmography]][[Category:Strong Mad Filmography]]
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[[Category:Compy 386 Emails]]

Current revision as of 19:32, 24 February 2018

Strong Bad Email #65
watch english paper the show
"No, man. That's a short."

Strong Bad explains what happens to all the unused emails he gets every week.

Cast (in order of appearance): Strong Bad, The Cheat, Bubs, Strong Mad

Places: Computer Room, The Stick, Strong Mad's Room

Computer: Compy 386

Date: Monday, March 3, 2003

Running Time: 1:38

Page Title: Compy 386!

DVD: strongbad_email.exe Disc Two

Contents

[edit] Transcript

STRONG BAD: Oooh! Check it out! Another one of those...sbemails!

{reading}

{Strong Bad stops and says "Hey!" after reading "Hey Strong Bad," and pronounces Illinois as "Illi-nwah" (in other words, with a French accent)}

STRONG BAD: Ahh... {typing} Wha-hoah, Dan. You mean what do I do with the thousands and thousands of near unreadable emails I get every day? I like to mix it up!

{Cut to The Cheat carrying some papers, organizing them into huge stacks}

STRONG BAD: {voiceover} Sometimes I give them to The Cheat for filing. And archiving.

{The Cheat sticks an email in the Medium category. Strong Bad sticks his head in the screen.}

THE CHEAT: {The Cheat noises}

STRONG BAD: No man, that's a short.

{The Cheat shrugs, and attempts to retrieve the email, but is too short to reach the top of the pile. Cut to Strong Bad and Bubs standing at the stick, facing away from each other. Strong Bad has a CD labeled "The Goods", Bubs has a bag of cash labeled "The Payoff".}

STRONG BAD: {voiceover} Or if I'm strapped for cash, I'll sell the email addresses to Bubs for use in his free weekly spamvertisements.

{Strong Bad drops the CD}

STRONG BAD: Oops! Lookit that! I dropped a CD of five-thousand email addresses!

{Bubs throws the bag of money on the ground}

BUBS: Whoops! I dropped a quarter for each one!

{Cut to Strong Mad crumpling up papers}

STRONG BAD: {voiceover} And sometimes I give them to my big brother Strong Mad, for the Japanese art of paper-folding.

{Strong Bad walks on screen}

STRONG BAD: So, how are your origamis? Is that one the crane?

STRONG MAD: {holds up one crumpled ball of paper} THIS IS A LOTUS FLOWER! {holds up another} THIS IS A PRAYING MANTIS!

STRONG BAD: Oh yeah, that's great, man. {sniffs} Incredible likeness.

{Cut back to Strong Bad in front of the computer}

STRONG BAD: {typing} But mostly the emails I don't use just get... {stops typing and stands up, backing up slowly} A-digga...a-digga...a-digga-digga...a-digga...a-diggity... {starts running back toward the desk} DIGGITY DIGGITY DIGGITY DIGGITY A-DELETEEEEEED!!!!!! {jumps and does an elbow drop on the keyboard, breaking the desk in half. The stool tips over and the floppy disk container flies off. There is a short but notable pause before the Compy responds.}

STRONG BAD: Ohhhhh... I think I broke my clavicus... majorus.

{The Paper comes down.}

[edit] Easter Eggs

Grossly Overweight??? Need A New Porch??!!?
  • When you see The Cheat with the three stacks of emails, you can click on the top of each pile for a sample of some emails (click the close button to close each email.)
  • You can click on the top of Strong Mad's pile of emails for another look at these wonderful emails Strong Bad gets.
  • At the very end you can click on the words on Strong Bad's screen to bring up Bubs' Weekly Spamvertisement.
  • You can click on the picture of the product in the Weekly Spamvertisement to see more products from Bubs.
    • The products are:
      • A plastic tape dispenser
      • A small cup of ketchup
      • A jar of three-bean salad
Bubs' Generous Weekly Free Spamvertisement
To: squealydee678@kindergartencop.edu
From: bubs@homestarrunner.com
cc:
Subject: Re: Grossly Overweight??? Need A New Porch??!!?

This new herbal supplement is healthy and JUST
WHAT YOU NEED!! Tired of losing sleep over
monthly payments? Below average performance
got you down? Slink on over to Bubs' Concession
Stand and try to see if you can believe your eyes.
THIS IS NOT A JOKE!! THIS IS REAL!!! It
happened to my friend's roommate. If you are lucky
enough to send this to 50 real live people before
morrow last, a dream getaway can be yours forever.
CONFIDENTIAL E-MAIL!!
If you received this e-mail in error, it must be your lucky day. To be removed from this
list, simply forward this to 50 people.
  • Here are the unused emails which appear in this toon:
    • Medium stack:
Dear Strong Bad,
This is my best one. Do you like it! I hope that you
do.
HOW DUMB IS IT BEING A DUMB ROBOT. I AM GLAD YOU ARE A
ROBOT NOT ME. GO AND KILL ANY ONE YOU HATE.

YOUR NOT BIGGEST FAN
EVAN
  • Tall stack:
Dear Strong Bad,
why don 't you do that thing?
hey i like ur e-mail and games i am stephanie and i am
10/f/nj and i play baseball cheerleader

from stephanie

poobears
  • Short stack:
Dear Strong Bad,
I tried to email you twice yesterday. You didn't email
back. 'Sup wit dat? I'm out like that.
Do you have a monkey if you do you are crap. If you
don't are still crap so leave me alone crap head. Stop
making me right this stupid crappy letter to you. So
buy craphead uh I mean crapface wait no crapnose
rrrrrghhh whatever you are stupid and have an ugly
butt and your stupid and a piece of crap. Oh yeah your
also stupid.

sincerely, me Andrew Shapiro

PS: Your still crap and always will be crap. And
please kill hamesturrunner please PLEASE PLEASE
PLEASE.
Bye bye.
  • Strong Mad's stack:
Dear, Strong Bad
Do you enloy reasing?

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Explanations

  • "It happened to my friend's roommate" in the spam Easter egg probably refers to chain letters, and the fact that most chain letters involve some type of miracle happening, as well as saying "It happened to this person," as well as the fact of forwarding it to 50 people in order for it "to happen to you."

[edit] Trivia

  • The label on the disk in the floppy disk container reads "friendly ware".
  • Spamvertisement is a portmanteau of spam and advertisement.
  • The quarters that Bubs gives Strong Bad in exchange for the email addresses total $1,250 ($0.25 × 5,000), and would weigh 62.5 lbs.
  • The YouTube description for this email is "What does Strong Bad do with all the emails he doesn't check on his email show? Watch this episode of his email show to find out!"

[edit] Remarks

  • Since Strong Bad clearly reads his emails on-screen using "strongbad_email.exe," it's curious as to why he would print out the bad ones before giving the pages to Strong Mad for his origami.
  • When The Cheat is filing the emails into short, medium, and tall stacks, the paper is regular copy paper. Apparently, these emails were not printed using Strong Bad's dot matrix printer of The Paper fame.
  • This is the first time we see Strong Bad with CDs. Presumably, the Compy 386 doesn't even have a CD drive, so this CD may have been created using The Cheat's computer.
  • There is a gap/small skip between "give them to my" and "big brother Strong Mad", hinting that The Brothers Chaps used two takes and spliced them together.
  • Although Strong Bad deletes the email, it can still be seen on the screen afterwards.
  • The email address bubs@homestarrunner.com does not exist.
  • Illinois was originally founded by the French, so the pronunciation is legitimate.
  • The a> prompt is missing from the back button.
  • Bubs is unusually short in this email. He's about Strong Bad's size.
  • This is the first time Strong Bad, or any other character, uses the abbreviation "SBEmail".

[edit] Goofs

  • When Strong Bad breaks the table in half, the legs don't move. Unless the wooden legs have unusually flexible joints, the legs should have slanted at the same angle as the broken halves.
  • On the Spamvertisement Easter egg, you can still click on the paper or the text on the Compy's screen through the email window.
  • When Strong Bad is about to fall on the table, the floppy disc container disappears for half of a second, then reappears.

[edit] Inside References

"I think I broke my clavicus... majorus."
  • According to commentary on the DVD, the "clavicus... majorus" line was originally to be used in the unfinished toon Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True.
  • When Strong Bad runs toward the computer he passes the same door and window about four times, as in gimmicks, when the Tandy explodes.
  • This marks the second time in which Strong Bad pronounces a word with a heavy French accent ("Illinois" = "Illi-nwah"). The first time was in 3 Wishes when he pronounces "croissants" in the same way (this is also later revisited in action figure, when Strong Bad describes the Chinese Throwing Croissants).
  • One of the unused emails in the Short Stack (Easter Egg) reads, in part: "you are stupid and have an ugly butt". This is based on a song in Strong Bad Sings.
  • Strong Bad dives onto and through the table, a rather well-known running gag in professional wrestling.

[edit] Real-World References

  • The email address the Weekly Spamvertisement is directed to (squealydee678@kindergartencop.edu), a reference to the Arnold Schwarzenegger film Kindergarten Cop.
  • "Clavicus" is a play on the clavicle (also known as the collar bone).
    • The word majorus doesn't actually exist in Latin: the form of the adjective major that agrees with an -us ending such as clavicus is simply major. The similar sounding majoris does exist, though, but only when used as a possessive.
  • The background when Strong Bad is running to his computer is used in most cartoon shows during a chasing scene (eg. The Flintstones), where the hallway is very long and has repeating animation, such as a door or a window.

[edit] Fast Forward

  • The "Digga-Digga-Digga... DELETED!" line is (almost) used again in car.
  • An email address ending in "kindergartencop.edu" also shows up in technology.
  • The line, "Slink on over to Bubs' Concession Stand" in the Easter egg is similar to a line used in retirement.
  • Another example of Strong Bad's near-incredible jumping ability is seen in pop-up.
  • Strong Bad is again asked if he "enloy[s] reasing" in sbemail206.

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