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== Fun Facts ==
== Fun Facts ==
===Explanations===
===Explanations===
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*A "humdinger" is slang for "one that is extraordinary or remarkable". To be a "humdinger" is also a question that is hard to answer.
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*A "humdinger" is slang for "one that is extraordinary or remarkable".
*To "deign" means "to think it appropriate to one's dignity".
*To "deign" means "to think it appropriate to one's dignity".
* A [http://m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=jackanapes&x=12&y=16 jackanapes] is a whippersnapper, an upstart, or a rascal.
* A [http://m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=jackanapes&x=12&y=16 jackanapes] is a whippersnapper, an upstart, or a rascal.
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=== Trivia ===
=== Trivia ===
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*This toon features Old-Timey counterparts of all of the main characters except [[The Poopsmith]] and [[Homsar]].
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*This toon features all of the main characters' Old-Timey counterparts except for those of [[The Poopsmith]] and [[Homsar]].
*Mr. Shmallow makes an appearance in this cartoon on the front of a [[Fluffy Puff Air-Puffed Sugar Delights|Fluffy Puff box]]. This box is different from the one featured in [[Mr. Shmallow (toon)|Mr. Shmallow]]. The container in this cartoon appears to be a tin, while the other is a cardboard box. Also, the candies in the tin appear not to be marshmallows but a candy similar to the Choco-Lumps referred to in the aforementioned toon.
*Mr. Shmallow makes an appearance in this cartoon on the front of a [[Fluffy Puff Air-Puffed Sugar Delights|Fluffy Puff box]]. This box is different from the one featured in [[Mr. Shmallow (toon)|Mr. Shmallow]]. The container in this cartoon appears to be a tin, while the other is a cardboard box. Also, the candies in the tin appear not to be marshmallows but a candy similar to the Choco-Lumps referred to in the aforementioned toon.
*"The Ballad of the Sneak" also appears on the album "Shame and Cookie Dough" by Paul and Storm, two former members of DaVinci's Notebook. The CD includes the original H*R.com version and one with commentary.
*"The Ballad of the Sneak" also appears on the album "Shame and Cookie Dough" by Paul and Storm, two former members of DaVinci's Notebook. The CD includes the original H*R.com version and one with commentary.
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*The Sneak's head exploding imitates how present-day [[The Cheat]]'s head will at times [[The Cheat's Head Exploding|randomly detonate]].
*The Sneak's head exploding imitates how present-day [[The Cheat]]'s head will at times [[The Cheat's Head Exploding|randomly detonate]].
*Ward Boss Tweed kicking The Sneak out of Tammany Hall may refer to Strong Bad's frequent [[Kicking The Cheat|kickings of present day The Cheat]].
*Ward Boss Tweed kicking The Sneak out of Tammany Hall may refer to Strong Bad's frequent [[Kicking The Cheat|kickings of present day The Cheat]].
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*The whistle has an engineer's hat like Homsar's in his [[Homsar's Character Video|character page]].
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*The whistle has an engineer's hat like Homsar's in his [[Homsar#Character Video Transcript|character page]].
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*The Sneak falling off the cliff is a reference to [[Parsnips A-Plenty]], in which [[Old-Timey Strong Bad]] fell of the cliff.
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*The Sneak falling off the cliff is a reference to [[Parsnips A-Plenty]].
*"Boss Tweed gives The Sneak what-for" is a reference to an Easter egg in [[50 emails]], where Old-Timey Strong Bad replies to a telegram with "I'll give you what-for!".
*"Boss Tweed gives The Sneak what-for" is a reference to an Easter egg in [[50 emails]], where Old-Timey Strong Bad replies to a telegram with "I'll give you what-for!".
*The Strong Bad wristwatch is an Old-Timey equivalent of the [[Strong Bad Clock]] download.
*The Strong Bad wristwatch is an Old-Timey equivalent of the [[Strong Bad Clock]] download.
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*The [[Wikipedia:Panama Canal|Panama Canal]] was established in 1914 as a way to get from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean without having to go around South America. It was United States territory until December 31, 1999, when it became Panamanian territory due to the [[Wikipedia:Panama Canal Treaty|Panama Canal Treaty]].
*The [[Wikipedia:Panama Canal|Panama Canal]] was established in 1914 as a way to get from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean without having to go around South America. It was United States territory until December 31, 1999, when it became Panamanian territory due to the [[Wikipedia:Panama Canal Treaty|Panama Canal Treaty]].
*The mention of [[Wikipedia: jazz|jazz]] refers to jazz's association with wild living, corruption and illegal activity from the Prohibition era, and the fear/disdain with which it was viewed by polite society.
*The mention of [[Wikipedia: jazz|jazz]] refers to jazz's association with wild living, corruption and illegal activity from the Prohibition era, and the fear/disdain with which it was viewed by polite society.
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*'''Doo Whacka, Doo Whacka, Doo!''' is a reference to the [[wikipedia:Parachute Express|Parachute Express]] song of the same name.
 
===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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*Sickly Sam attempts the Charleston again in [[Sickly Sam's Big Outing]].
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*Sickly Sam attempts the Charleston again in [[Sickly Sam's Big Outing]]
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*Strong Bad is seen flying something like the Wright brothers' plane in this toon. The actual Wright brothers' plane would be seen briefly in [[highschool]].
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*The Wright Flyer would be seen again in [[highschool]]
== DVD Version ==
== DVD Version ==
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'''STORM:''' Ok.
'''STORM:''' Ok.
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Hey, all right, welcome to the commentary.
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Hey, alright, welcome to the commentary.
'''STORM:''' So this is "The Ballad of the Sneak" as written by, uh, it was actually- Da Vinci's Notebook was credited, but it was actually ... Hello? Hello?
'''STORM:''' So this is "The Ballad of the Sneak" as written by, uh, it was actually- Da Vinci's Notebook was credited, but it was actually ... Hello? Hello?
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'''STORM:''' I buried Paul.
'''STORM:''' I buried Paul.
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When does Pom Pom show up? I want Pom Pom.
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When does Pom-Pom show up? I want Pom-Pom.
'''STORM:''' I buried Paul.
'''STORM:''' I buried Paul.
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===Fun Facts===
===Fun Facts===
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*[[Wikipedia:Michelle (song)|My Michelle]] and [[Wikipedia:Revolution 9|Number Nine]] are both lines from songs by [[The Beatles]]. "I buried Paul" is a part of the [[Wikipedia:Paul Is Dead|Paul Is Dead]] conspiracy, and is the rumored final line of [[Wikipedia:Strawberry Fields Forever|Strawberry Fields Forever]], also by the Beatles. The actual line is "cranberry sauce." Number Nine is also part of the Paul Is Dead conspiracy.
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* [[Wikipedia:Michelle (song)|My Michelle]] and [[Wikipedia:Revolution 9|Number Nine]] are both lines from songs by [[The Beatles]]. "I buried Paul" is a part of the [[Wikipedia:Paul Is Dead|Paul Is Dead]] conspiracy, and is the rumored final line of [[Wikipedia:Strawberry Fields Forever|Strawberry Fields Forever]], also by the Beatles. The actual line is "cranberry sauce." Number Nine is also part of the Paul Is Dead conspiracy.
== See Also ==
== See Also ==
*The [[Ballad of The Sneak Visuals|visuals]] that occur during the film.
*The [[Ballad of The Sneak Visuals|visuals]] that occur during the film.
*[[DaVinci's Notebook#The Making of Ballad of The Sneak|The Making of ''Ballad of The Sneak'']]
*[[DaVinci's Notebook#The Making of Ballad of The Sneak|The Making of ''Ballad of The Sneak'']]
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==YouTube Version==
 
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*When first uploaded, the video was titled "sneakvideo yt".
 
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*The [[YouTube]] description for this toon is "[[Number One Jams|Number one summer jam]] of 1936!"
 
== External Links ==
== External Links ==
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{{extlinks|sneakvideo|youtube=SEkqtMw4aYs}}
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*[[HR:sneakvideo.html|watch "Ballad of The Sneak"]]
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*[http://www.paulandstorm.com/sounds/newstuff/TheBalladofTheSneak.mp3 Download a higher-quality version of the audio from Paul and Storm's website]
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*[[HR:sneakvideo.swf|view the Flash file for "Ballad of The Sneak"]]
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[[Category:Shorts]][[Category:Old-Timey]][[Category:Songs]][[Category:DVD Commentary]]
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[[Category:Shorts]]
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[[Category:Old-Timey]]
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[[Category:Songs]]
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[[Category:DVD Commentary]]

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