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"Finally At Last!!!"

Oh no! HomestarRunner.com is now a subscription site!

Cast (in order of appearance): Homestar Runner, Senor Cardgage, Strong Bad, The Cheat, Strong Sad's head, Strong Mad, Frank Bennedetto, Sterrance, Vector Strong Bad, Stinkoman, Eh! Steve, The Wheelchair, Prime Time, Keyboard Strong Bad, The Worm, Sherlock, Cheerleader, So and So, What's Her Face, The Ugly One, The Man with the Huge Mouth

Places: The Field, Strong Bad's Basement, Computer Room, Bubs' Concession Stand

Date: April 1, 2005

Page Title: Finally At Last!!!

Contents

Transcript

First Page

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Homestar's Seven Seconds

{Cue Homestar standing in a field. A timer counts up in the bottom left corner of the screen.}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: One... two... three... four... fi-

{The timer reaches seven; a buzzer goes off, and the words "TRIAL PERIOD OVER" pop up on the screen.}

Second Page

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Strong Bad "Trap Door" Sample

{Cue Strong Bad sitting in front of his computer, flanked by the Cheat, who is holding a remote control. Homestar is standing in front of Strong Bad.}

STRONG BAD: All right, the Cheat, let 'er rip!

{The Cheat presses the button on the remote. A square hole opens under Homestar's feet. He falls about two feet and stops.}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: Woo! That was fun!

STRONG BAD: The Cheat, I thought we were opting for the bottomless pit, not a two-foot pit!

THE CHEAT: [Says something in Cheattalk, probably along the lines of "It's not my fault."]

{Cut to the basement, where Strong Mad sits on the couch with Homestar standing on top of him.}

STRONG MAD: I have a funny hat!!!

Third Page

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Page Four

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Teen Girl Squad Sample

{Cheerleader, So and So, and The Ugly One are standing around. Cheerleader's shirt reads "sperld rott'n".}

CHEERLEADER: That stupid wheelchair kid asked me to the Friday Night Dance! But I'm going with Steven!

{Enter Eh! Steve!, wearing a football uniform with the number nine}

CHEERLEADER: {speech bubble fills with hearts} Hey, Steven!

EH! STEVE: Eh! Steve!

{Cut to Wheelchair}

WHEELCHAIR: I'll teach you to steal my date, Eh! Steve! I'm gonna come outta my shell at the Friday Night Dance and show everybody who's who!

{The Man with the Huge Mouth, with fairy wings, a tutu and a wand, enters and changes the Wheelchair into a good drawing of a wheelchair.}

MAN WITH THE HUGE MOUTH: GOOD DRAWINGED!

WHEELCHAIR: I'm a real boy!

{Cut to the "It's Over!" splash screen.}

STRONG BAD: {narrating} It's over!

Page Five

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Page Six

Thank you for your order.
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Fun Facts

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Explanations

  • The entire April Fool's site is a parody of the preview pages on many adult-oriented pay-sites on the Internet: the trial videos, the free tour that ends with a sign-up page, the tacky design and layout, and the "streaming video game feeds" all mimic said pages.

Trivia

  • After the false message about 6 to 8 weeks delivery, the page always directs you to Main Page 19.
  • Pressing '7' on the keyboard (or the numeric keypad) during the trial game will toggle the gray 'TRIAL VERSION' message. If it's onscreen, it will vanish. If it's not onscreen, it will appear. Holding down the 7 key rapidly toggles the message on and off. The 7 key has no effect at any other time.
  • The screenshots on the first page show:
    • Senor Cardgage / Creepy Comb-over Strong Bad showing a pie chart to Homestar, dressed in his pajamas and robe from caper
    • Strong Bad with the Lappy 486 as The Cheat serves him Strong Sad's head on a platter.
    • Strong Mad on The Couch wearing Homestar's Homestarmy bowl, next to Frank Bennedetto.
  • The screenshots on the second page show:
  • The third page has:

Remarks

  • None of the screenshots on the first two pages are from actual toons or emails. The StrongBadZone screenshot contains a quote not found in the game.

Inside References

  • When your ship is destroyed in the trial game, the message "YOUR HEAD A SPLODE" appears, with "head" changing to "ship" a split-second later. This is an obvious reference to StrongBadZone.
  • All the sprites in the trial game come from the secret games on Strong Bad's Message Bored.

Real-World References

  • The trial game is a Space Invaders clone.
  • "I'm a real boy!" is a reference to Pinnochio, a wooden puppet who was turned "real" and made a similar remark in at least one version of the story.
  • The wheelchair's comment that he's going to "come out of [his] shell at the Friday night dance and show everybody who's who" may be a reference to the infamous prom scene in Carrie when the title character gets her revenge or to many teen movies which culminate in a scene at a school dance.
  • On the third page, the line "GEE-AMES!" may be a reference to Lil John from Lil John and the East Side Boyz.

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