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'''STRONG BAD:''' But I wasn't talking about... Hot chocolate, I—
'''STRONG BAD:''' But I wasn't talking about... Hot chocolate, I—
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' That's right! This Decemberweeve, I, homestarrunner.com, will attempt to sled down... The Steep Deep!
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' That's right! This Decemberween, I, homestarrunner.com, will attempt to sled down... The Steep Deep!
''{Cut to a shot of the Steep Deep, a mountain with a slope at an extreme angle}''
''{Cut to a shot of the Steep Deep, a mountain with a slope at an extreme angle}''
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'''AUDIENCE MEMBERS:''' ''{offscreen}'' Oh! Ooh!
'''AUDIENCE MEMBERS:''' ''{offscreen}'' Oh! Ooh!
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'''MAN:''' ''{offscreen}'' Hot ''what''?
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'''MAN:''' ''{off screen}'' Hot ''what''?
'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' That's better.
'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' That's better.
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''{The camera swings around to the side, revealing Coach Z's arm holding the mug, which quickly moves out of the shot}''
''{The camera swings around to the side, revealing Coach Z's arm holding the mug, which quickly moves out of the shot}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' ''{begins walking, and a wall calendar comes into view. It reads: December 24 "The D'weeve, yo!"}'' You know, nothing says "Decemberween" like death-defying entertainment. That's why, this Decemberweeve, I'm going to attempt to sled down the Steep Deep.
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' ''{begins walking, and a wall calendar comes into view. It reads: December 24 "The D'weeve, yo!"}'' You know, nothing says "Decemberween" like death-defying entertainment. That's why, this Decemberween, I'm going to attempt to sled down the Steep Deep.
'''AUDIENCE MEMBERS:''' ''{collective gasps}''
'''AUDIENCE MEMBERS:''' ''{collective gasps}''
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'''BUBS:''' And I pre-printed an epitaph on there, ''{camera shows the epitaph on the sled, which reads: "Here Lies Homestar Runner.com Death-Fying Entertainer <strike>and Father of Six</strike>"}'' so it can double as a gravestone in case you don't make it! ''{audience laughs}''
'''BUBS:''' And I pre-printed an epitaph on there, ''{camera shows the epitaph on the sled, which reads: "Here Lies Homestar Runner.com Death-Fying Entertainer <strike>and Father of Six</strike>"}'' so it can double as a gravestone in case you don't make it! ''{audience laughs}''
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''{Camera zooms in on Homestar.}''
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''{Camera zooms in on Homestar, who groans long and loud}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Ummmmmmmmmm... ''{mouth wiggles}'' Gulp! ''{audience laughs}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' ''{mouth wiggles}'' Gulp! ''{audience laughs}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{offscreen}'' What a crock-pot full of smaller crock-pots!
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''{Cut to the Brothers' Strong's Basement, where Strong Bad and The Cheat are on the couch in front of the TV}''
''{Cut to the Brothers' Strong's Basement, where Strong Bad and The Cheat are on the couch in front of the TV}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''I'' should be the one sitting on a flimsy holiday-themed set on a sound stage promoting ''my'' upcoming daredevilry! ''{dejectedly}'' Stupid conditions of my parole!
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'''STRONG BAD:''' What a crock-pot full of smaller crock-pots! ''I'' should be the one sitting on a flimsy holiday-themed set on a soundstage promoting ''my'' upcoming daredevilry! ''{dejectedly}'' Stupid conditions of my parole!
'''THE CHEAT:''' ''{leaps off the couch}'' ''{The Cheat noises}'' ''{begins to walk off}''
'''THE CHEAT:''' ''{leaps off the couch}'' ''{The Cheat noises}'' ''{begins to walk off}''
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'''THE ANNOUNCER:''' ''{voiceover; over loudspeaker}'' Ladies and gentlemen, here he is! ''{cut to a long shot of the Steep Deep, where Homestar is perched precariously on top}'' The man that's about to do a thing! Homestar Runner!
'''THE ANNOUNCER:''' ''{voiceover; over loudspeaker}'' Ladies and gentlemen, here he is! ''{cut to a long shot of the Steep Deep, where Homestar is perched precariously on top}'' The man that's about to do a thing! Homestar Runner!
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''{Zoom in on Homestar, who is huddled on the sled.}''
 
'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' I'm not very good at speeches...! ''{slight echo}''
'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' I'm not very good at speeches...! ''{slight echo}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Wait, that mattress was full of danger? Why would you want to land on something like that?
'''STRONG BAD:''' Wait, that mattress was full of danger? Why would you want to land on something like that?
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'''MARZIPAN:''' ''{walking up}'' All right, Homestar! It's time to go to my parents' house for Decemberweeve brunch!
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'''MARZIPAN:''' ''{walking up}'' All right, Homestar! It's time to go to my parents' house for Decemberween brunch!
'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' ''{dully sarcastic}'' Oh, the joy and the glory. ''{angrily}'' Because I ''safely'' made it down the Steep Deep, ''{dully sarcastic again}'' I get to spend another Decemberween with Mrs. Marzipan and her latest husband.
'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' ''{dully sarcastic}'' Oh, the joy and the glory. ''{angrily}'' Because I ''safely'' made it down the Steep Deep, ''{dully sarcastic again}'' I get to spend another Decemberween with Mrs. Marzipan and her latest husband.
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*An [[Wikipedia:Epitaph|epitaph]] is a message printed or engraved into a gravestone explaining the person's achievements.
*An [[Wikipedia:Epitaph|epitaph]] is a message printed or engraved into a gravestone explaining the person's achievements.
*Homestar's blatantly self-aware holiday special, complete with his affected pipe and sweater, and the soft focus and sparkle filters parodied in this short are a hallmark of the many holiday [[Wikipedia:Variety show|variety shows]] from the 1960s and 1970s.
*Homestar's blatantly self-aware holiday special, complete with his affected pipe and sweater, and the soft focus and sparkle filters parodied in this short are a hallmark of the many holiday [[Wikipedia:Variety show|variety shows]] from the 1960s and 1970s.
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===Trivia===
 
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*The [[YouTube]] description for this toon is "Homestar attempts to sled down The Steep Deep!"
 
===Remarks===
===Remarks===
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*Homestar's pronunciation of "gulp" is another example of [[spoken sound effects]].
*Homestar's pronunciation of "gulp" is another example of [[spoken sound effects]].
**The way that Homestar Runner says "Gulp!" is reminiscent of [[Fightgar]] also saying "Gulp!" in [[Shopping for Danger]]. Homestar also "gulped" in this manner in [[Date Nite]].
**The way that Homestar Runner says "Gulp!" is reminiscent of [[Fightgar]] also saying "Gulp!" in [[Shopping for Danger]]. Homestar also "gulped" in this manner in [[Date Nite]].
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*This is yet another instance of [[Strong Bad smiling]].
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*This is yet another instance of Strong Bad [[Strong Bad Smiling|smiling]].
*Homestar calls Coach Z "[[My Dog|dog]]".
*Homestar calls Coach Z "[[My Dog|dog]]".
*Homestar Runner wears brown [[Homestar Runner's Pants|pants]] during his televised Decemberween special.
*Homestar Runner wears brown [[Homestar Runner's Pants|pants]] during his televised Decemberween special.
*Homestar and Marzipan head over to her [[parents]]' house at the end.
*Homestar and Marzipan head over to her [[parents]]' house at the end.
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*One of the audience members screams "[[Onion Bubs]]" (a reference to the email [[original]]) when Bubs enters the TV show set.
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*You can hear one of the audience screaming "[[Onion Bubs]]" (a reference to the email [[original]]) when Bubs enters the TV show set.
*The phrase "[[might could]]" was previously seen in [[modeling]].
*The phrase "[[might could]]" was previously seen in [[modeling]].
*Strong Bad saying "So The Cheat is helping Homestar the Cheat" is a reference to [[A Jumping Jack Contest]], where Strong Bad says a similar line.
*Strong Bad saying "So The Cheat is helping Homestar the Cheat" is a reference to [[A Jumping Jack Contest]], where Strong Bad says a similar line.

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