Generic Announcers

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In the Homestar Runner universe, generic announcers are often heard publicizing shows and advertisements, reading sentences out loud, and delivering speeches about specific topics. Except for The Announcer, who appeared in Strong Bad Sings, sibbie, and suntan, they are never actually seen.

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Appearances

Strong Bad Emails

  • CGNU — An announcer says, "Actual applicants not accepted. Art test is only so we can make fun of you."
  • cheat talk — An announcer translates The Cheat's earlier sentences.
  • fingers — In the opening, a Batman-type announcer narrates the persistency of emails asking Strong Bad how he types with boxing gloves.
  • the process — A radio announcer advertises Discount Alligator, and another radio announcer tells when the store is open, gives directions on how to get there, and mentions having a bald spot.
  • mile — A TV announcer says, "TV show featuring The Cheat in a Trans Am."
  • the bet — In the manner of a disclaimer, an announcer unintelligibly mumbles, "BUTTER-DA IS NOH HUSH A BUSH PUSH LEOPOLD."
  • lackey — An announcer introduces, "The Homestar Runner and Doreauxgard Show," which is "brought to you by Hollerin' Jimmy Hobby Kits".
  • pizzaz — An announcer identical to the one for Cheat Commandos provides an introduction and ending for Strong Bad-Type Interview Progrum.
  • Family Resemblence — A comical-voiced announcer, sounding identical to the fourth voiceover in Greeting Cards, advertises the game Jurvy-Skat by Boardelectrix.
  • animal — In an Easter egg, an announcer says, "Second-place contestants receive deep sea fanglyfish. Promotional considerations by Sterrance. Strong Bad's wardrobe furnished by Styles Upon Styles."
  • radio — An announcer reads the text, "Strong Bad's test sentence is 'The fish was delish and it made quite a dish.'"
  • secret recipes — An announcer similar to the one in radio says that "Strong Bad may or may not have an actual Great Uncle Pawdabber," mentions that "Homestar Runner definitely does not have a Stupid Uncle Egg," and doesn't even know what a poopaw is.
  • bottom 10 — An announcer, cutting off Nibbles's line, advertises Fluffy Puff Bite-Sized Nibblers.
  • geddup noise — A game show announcer refers to Homestar as Kevin and says that "the geddup noise will receive a year's supply of [their] home game." Another announcer, advertising Hamburger Shampoo, says the product is "Geddup Noise Approved."
  • space program — An announcer provides a voiceover about SBASAF on a slideshow.
  • candy product — An announcer says that when purchasing a SBLOUNSKCHED! Bar, the buyer can "get one free root canal or cavity search."
  • alternate universe — The announcer from fingers reads, "In a bulding..." in the same fashion as in Sketchbook (DVD).
  • senior prom — An announcer is heard saying that "Strong Bad's Very Popular Cartoon Show" will be showing instead of the King of Town's. Another announcer is heard reading the text, "Accepting the award for Pom Pom is Homestar Runner because Pom Pom's at a much cooler private school prom."
  • theme song — The CGNU online e-niversity announcer, an announcer voiced by Jackie Chapman, the announcer from Senor Mortgage and Senorial Day, an announcer for the "Three is 4 Tonite" and "Cheat Commandos" half-screen commercials, and an announcer for Powered by The Cheat, are all heard in turn.
  • Accent — Before the final scene, the announcer from fingers says, "Next week on Strong Bad Email..."
  • cliffhangers — When he is just about to tell the viewers to tune in next time, an announcer is told by Strong Bad to "just get to resolving," to which he replies, "okay."
  • 4 branches — After the Polymascotfoamalate tune, an announcer says, "Polymascotfoamalate! Helping America ingenuitize the future across the globe!"
  • strong badathlon — During the Remote Put, a TV announcer reads the text, "Cute little girl from sit-com sings patriotic song."
  • the movies — An announcer for the film trivia slide says, "If you answered "B", you're ready for film school." There's also an announcer saying, "Be considerate of others. Please turn off your bazookas before the progrum."
  • underlings — The first announcer does a voiceover for Stink's Reach, the second announcer says, in a nasally voice, "Tuesdays at 8:30," and a third announcer, who sounds slightly similar to Crackotage, says, "We now return to Dartmouth!"
  • original — An announcer rephrases Bubs's line in third person, followed by a queasy "uhhhhhh."
  • web comics — A TV announcer for "Saturday Mornideo Games" is heard saying, "Secret Collect will be right back. And stay tuned for The Animated Adventures of Thy Dungeonman!"
  • business trip — An announcer, with a voice parodying the one used for Miller High Life commercials, advertises Expen$e Account Ones.
  • diorama — An announcer, similar to the one from the Teen Girl Squad Issue 13 Easter egg, is heard during an advertisement for the "All new 2008 Air Cardgage," which costs "249.99.99.99" and is located at Styles Upon Styles.
  • nightlife — An announcer advertises the Spicy Crispy Chicken Melt from Blubb-O's.
  • buried — An announcer says, "And our stupid contestants will receive the Taranchula brand black Metal Detec-tor! From Videlectrix Kidx..sx!" And the announcer from the business trip Easter egg advertises Cold Ones Dry, "the official beverage of Taranchula," and calls Schenkel McDoo "Sven."

Other

  • Strong Bad SingsMike Chapman provides the voice of the second announcer at the end of the short.
  • Where's The Cheat? — An announcer, also voiced by Mike Chapman, advertises the Homestar Jr. at the end of the toon.
  • A Decemberween Pageant — An announcer says A Decemberween Pageant was brought to you by Fluffy Puff Marshmallows, Marshmallow Mayonnaise, and Litigation Jackson.
  • Mr. Shmallow — In sotto voce, an announcer reads the text, "Fluffy Puff Air-Puffed Sugar Delights. Hand-puffed at the factory in Neuconsin."
  • Cheat Commandos — A raspy-voiced announcer advertises the Cheat Commandos figurines, playsets, and the TV show.
  • Senor Mortgage — An announcer's voice appears during the beginning and a shot of the text, "BAD CREDIT?"
  • Bug in Mouth Disease — A TV announcer says to "find out whom shot Caleb" in the TV show Caleb Rentpayer.
  • Senorial Day — An announcer introduces the "Senorial Day Tent Event Supra Sale" and lists the years 2005, 2004, and 1999.
  • Commandos in the Classroom — The Cheat Commandos announcer is heard reading the headlines for lessons four and five.
  • Fall Float Parade — An announcer says, "We now return to the firty-tirst annual fall float parade."
  • Blue Laserdisc Challenge — The Cheat Commandos announcer explains the rules on how to play the game.
  • Date Nite — A radio announcer is heard announcing an event called, "Public Rage-o."
  • Teen Girl Squad Issue 13 — In an Easter egg, an announcer is heard advertising Peacey P's album.
  • Toikey TV — A TV announcer is heard during the Thanksgiving Football Bowl.
  • Sloshybowl — An announcer in the Super Bowl halftime show is heard introducing sloshy, which plays their song, "American Football Championship Game."
  • Sickly Sam's Big Outing — An announcer introduces the cartoon in the beginning.
  • Blubb-O's Commercial — Throughout the short, an announcer gives details about the Blubb-O's restaurant.
  • SBCG4AP Advertisement — In the beginning, an announcer reads words on screen and pronounces "advertisement" as "ad-VER-tis-ment." He also says, "Game will not literally leave your Wii console a smoldering crater."
  • Homestar Ruiner — A TV announcer, whose voice is the same as the Cold Ones and Blubb-O's spokesperson's and as Marzipan's questionable surgeon in Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 15.2, provides news about Homestar's public indecency.
  • Strong Badia the Free — An announcer makes a statement when Strong Badia takes over each of the following nations: The Cheat and Tirerea, Bleak House, Pompomerania, Homsar Reservation, and Country.
  • Costume Commercial — The first announcer, who speaks quietly and monotonously in the beginning and the end, and the second announcer, who is heard speaking enthusiastically during most of the short, advertise Halloween Costumes and Products.

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