Talkin' Strong Bad Plush Doll Commercial

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"He's my budboy."

A musical commercial for the Strong Bad Talking Plush.

Cast (in order of appearance): Puppet Homestar Runner, Puppet The Cheat, Puppet Strong Bad, Wagon Fulla Pancakes

Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Running Time: 1:21

Page Title: He can be YOUR budboy too!


[edit] Transcript

{Open to a shot of an old TV. It turns on, revealing a screen from the Secret Collect TV show which reads "SECRET COLLECT. Will be back after these messages!"}

ANNOUNCER: —Secret Collect will return after these messages!

{The TV fades in to a shot of a fence, behind which Puppet Homestar and Puppet The Cheat are "throwing" a ball on a stick. Puppet Homestar is not moving. A Cheap As Free watermark appears in the bottom right.}

PUPPET HOMESTAR RUNNER: {mumbling} I'm standing still!

PUPPET THE CHEAT: {The Cheat noises}

{Puppet Strong Bad walks on screen.}

PUPPET STRONG BAD: I wish I had a little friend to play with.

{A hand comes up holding the plush.}

ANNOUNCER: Now you do!

{Puppet Strong Bad looks towards the plush then towards the camera twice.}


{Zoom into the TV as it cuts to Puppet Strong Bad and the plush riding the Wagon Fulla Pancakes. The "Talkin' Strong Bad" logo comes up from bottom right and grows, rising to the top right.}

PUPPET STRONG BAD: {voiceover; singing}
Talkin' Strong Bad
He's my budboy
A cute little version of me


PUPPET STRONG BAD: {voiceover; singing}
Talkin' Strong Bad
A real live plush toy
He says different things when you squeeze! Him.

{Cut to the plush doll on a plain background and the "Talkin' Strong Bad" logo.}

ANNOUNCER: {exaggerated cutesy tone} Talkin' Strong Bad is a poseable plu—

PUPPET STRONG BAD: {voiceover} Heyheyheyhey! Tone it down, man!

ANNOUNCER: Er, sorry. Talkin' Strong Bad is a posable plush doll that says 15 different phrases.

PUPPET STRONG BAD: {voiceover} Let's say "upwards of 14 phrases" instead. It sounds more impressive.

ANNOUNCER: OK. Poseable plush doll that says upwards of 14 phrases when you press the blue diamond kinda thing on his forehead.

{Cut to the plush doll next to a live-action Tandy 400, on which is the following:}

{From off-screen, Puppet Strong Bad presses the doll's diamond.}


{The doll falls onto the keyboard, revealing the Floppy Disc Container and a disc labelled "trogdor financin'". A buzzer sounds as the offending email is...}

{Cut to Puppet Strong Bad and the plush doll at a table playing the Trogdor board game. Puppet Strong Bad waves his arms wildly.}


{Cut to Puppet Strong Bad and the plush doll on a roof. The doll is wearing Dangeresque sunglasses. A disclaimer appears in the corner reading "*cool, cool glasses not included".}

STRONG BAD DOLL: Looks like I'm gonna have to jump!

{Puppet Strong Bad makes the doll jump off the roof. Cut to Puppet Strong Bad and plush doll at a lightswitch rave.}

STRONG BAD DOLL: {sings the siren part of The System is Down}

{Cut to Puppet Strong Bad and the doll lying in a hammock.}


STRONG BAD DOLL: What the crap?!

{Cut back to the doll on the plain background, with the Fangamer and Cheap as Free logos added. Images for other merchandise items appear.}

ANNOUNCER: New from Cheap as Free Toys and Fangamer. And don't forget these other items available at

{A disclaimer appears in the top corner beginning "*talking strong ba" before descending into gibberish.}

DISCLAIMER: Talking Strong Bad Plush Doll mumble mumble fine print legal disclaimer.

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[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Inside References

  • The Saturday morning Secret Collect. cartoon is from the email web comics.
  • The light switch rave, as well as the plush Strong Bad's singing, come from the email techno.
  • The email Strong Bad receives is from “Your friend, Joe/Jake”, the same “friends” he asks for advice on the identity of Fhqwhgads in Everybody to the Limit.
  • The phrase "blue diamond kinda thing on his forehead" is from the email super powers.

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