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"WE'RE FROM THE BAND LIMOZEEN!"

Various bands throughout the Homestar Runner body of work were introduced in the Strong Bad Email band names, when an emailer named Dan asked Strong Bad for band name suggestions, besides his own ideas "invisible robot fish" and "for good or for awesome".

He first suggests using "a really cool last name" and cites Van Halen, Dokken and "Z'nuff" (a shortened version of Enuff Z'nuff). He goes on to suggest taking "a really cool word but then spell[ing] it all wrong". He offers four suggestions: "Lazor", "Bigg Nife" (an indirect reference to i love you), "Limozeen" and "Taranchula". The latter two would later become in-universe bands (see below).

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[edit] Lazor

Lazor
You know like... "LAZOR",—
Origins Free Country, USA
Genre(s) Possibly Metal (implied in band names)
Members Crush
(Rest Unknown)
Discography Unknown
Producer Unknown
Label Unknown

Lazor first appeared as a proposed band name. It was later confirmed to be a real band in Limozeen Live!, though they haven't appeared in an actual cartoon.

The only known member, guitarist "Crush", gave his top hat to Larry Palaroncini.

[edit] Bigg Nife

Bigg Nife
—or "BIGG KNIFE"—
Origins Free Country, USA
Genre(s) Possibly Metal (implied in band names)
Members Rip Nife
(Rest Unknown)
Discography Unknown
Producer Unknown
Label Unknown

For the the running gag, see Big Knives.

Bigg Nife first appeared as a proposed band name. Having made no appearances in the cartoons, Strong Bad mentions them in Baddest of the Bands when he sees a "rockumentary" about them on TV.

The only known member is the lead singer, "Rip Nife".

[edit] Taranchula

—or something like "TARANCHULA"—
See main article: Taranchula

Taranchula first appeared as a proposed band name, that later went on to appear multiple times as a band in the Homestar Runner universe. Their members are Dave Bjornborg, Dave Olafstenston and Schenkel McDoo.

Two albums by the band have been mentioned: Shady Missionaries and Poison the Dragons. In addition, they have made four songs that can be heard, entitled Moving Very Slowly (which briefly played in fingers and appeared in full on Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits), The Decoupage, Brother In A Jar and Trudgemank (with Peacey P).

As shown in buried, they endorse the Taranchula Black Metal Detector and Cold Ones Dry.

[edit] Limozeen

—or maybe like "LIMOZEEN".
See main article: Limozeen

Limozeen was the last proposed band name, who later went on to appear many times as a band in the Homestar Runner universe. Their members are named in a similar fashion to bands such as the Ramones: Larry, Gary, Perry and Mary Palaroncini, with guests Harry and Terry Palaroncini.

The band's discography includes the songs Because, It's Midnite and Nite Mamas (which have appeared on Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits), Box, Feed The Childrens, Brain Sister (which was played again in their practice for Limozeen Live!), Colorin' (Outside The Lines) and Pressed Bunson, We Don't Really Even Care About You (a cover of Sloshy's original), Women and Men and But They're At Brunch!.

The band, at one point, had a Saturday morning cartoon based on them entitled Limozeen: But They're In Space!. Produced by Metalmation, its premise was the band giving backstage passes to Groupulon 5 and making sure metal music stayed #1 throughout the galaxy. The show was cancelled during its pilot episode, which is said to have aired once. Strong Bad was able to capture it on VHS, as shown in best thing. Since then, various segments based on the show have appeared, mostly in Easter egg form.

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