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[[Image:Missing Lappy.PNG|thumb|"...I also did not eat your laptop computer"]]
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Messages on Strong Bad's answering machine, as the [[Lappy 486|Lappy]] is missing as of [[cliffhangers]].
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[[Image:Missing Lappy.PNG|thumb|"Hello, Strong Bad. I'm waiting for you."]]
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Listening to messages on ''his'' answering machine for a change, Strong Bad continues his search for the missing [[Lappy 486|Lappy]] and a "kick-awesome guitarist".
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):'''  {{Film|Strong Bad}}, {{Film|Strong Sad}}, {{Film|The King of Town}} as Furious Fingers, {{Film|Homestar Runner}}, [[Dolph Hauldhagen]] (Easter egg)
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'''Cast (in order of appearance, all voice only):'''  {{Film|Strong Bad}}, {{Film|Strong Sad}}, {{Film|The King of Town}} as Furious Fingers, {{Film|Homestar Runner}}, [[Dolph Hauldhagen]] (Easter egg)
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'''Places:''' Bulletin Board
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'''Places:''' [[Bulletin Board]]
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'''Date:''' September 25, 2006
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'''Date:''' Monday, September 25, 2006
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'''Running Time:'''  
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'''Running Time:''' 2:02
'''Page Title:''' I do my own GRFX
'''Page Title:''' I do my own GRFX
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{{dvd|strongbad_email.exe Disc Five}}
==Transcript==
==Transcript==
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''{A close-up of a bulletin board appears and remains for the entirety of the cartoon.  A [[Limozeen]] poster, an advertisement for battle axe lessons, and a couple business cards are pinned to the board behind a large notice for Strong Bad's missing Lappy 486 computer.  The notice also requests inquiries from guitarists.}''
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''{A close-up of a bulletin board appears and remains for the entirety of the cartoon.  A Limozeen poster, an advertisement for battle axe lessons, and a couple business cards are pinned to the board behind a large notice for Strong Bad's missing Lappy 486 computer.  The notice also requests inquiries from guitarists.}''
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''{A touch-tone telephone is heard dialing.  The telephone line rings and Strong Bad's answering machine picks up}''
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''{A touch-tone telephone is heard dialing.  The telephone line rings and Strong Bad's answering machine picks up.}''
'''STRONG BAD:''' Thank you for calling attractive Strong Bad.  If you have any information regarding my missing and full-on favorite fold-em-up computer, please leave your name and number.  And if you have any hot lixx, please shred them after the tone.
'''STRONG BAD:''' Thank you for calling attractive Strong Bad.  If you have any information regarding my missing and full-on favorite fold-em-up computer, please leave your name and number.  And if you have any hot lixx, please shred them after the tone.
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''{The answering machine beeps}''
''{The answering machine beeps}''
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'''STRONG SAD:''' ''{in a very deep, seemingly disguised voice}'' Hello, Strong Bad.  I'm waiting for you. ''{coughs, and begins speaking in normal voice}'' Oh, excuse me! I had one of those spit bubbles stuck in my throat.  Anyways, I'm waiting for you here at the bus station.  I just got back from my trip to the Regrettable History Museum.  And you were supposed to pick me up... 3 days ago!  I guess I'll just be waitin' for you here at the staysh.  Listen to me: I've been here so long I'm on a nickname basis with the bus station.
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'''CALLER WITH A DEEP, SEEMINGLY DISGUISED VOICE:''' Hello, Strong Bad.  I'm waiting for you&mdash;
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''{The caller coughs, and begins speaking in normal voice. He is revealed to be Strong Sad.}''
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'''STRONG SAD:''' &mdash;Oh, excuse me! I had one of those spit bubbles stuck in my throat.  Anyways, I'm waiting for you here at the bus station.  I just got back from my trip to the Regrettable History Museum.  And you were supposed to pick me up... 3 days ago!  I guess I'll just be waitin' for you here at the staysh.  Listen to me: I've been here so long I'm on a nickname basis with the bus station.
''{The answering machine beeps}''
''{The answering machine beeps}''
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''{a distorted guitar plays clumsy licks, ending in a downward slide}''
''{a distorted guitar plays clumsy licks, ending in a downward slide}''
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'''THE KING OF TOWN:''' Ow! In case your mind wasn't totally blown by that blathering solo, my name's "Furious Fingers," from Los Angeles.  I'm from L.A.!  I own seventeen guitars, with a combined total of forty-three necks.  I can provide my own leather pants, and a really cool castle where we can shoot all our videos.  Oh, and I also did not eat your laptop computer.  Gimme a call, "Furious Fingers", "Ow", "Leather pants", "from L.A."
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'''THE KING OF TOWN:''' Ow! In case your mind wasn't totally blown by that blathering solo, my name's "Furious Fingers", from Los Angeles.  I'm from L.A.!  I own seventeen guitars, with a combined total of forty-three necks.  I can provide my own leather pants, and a really cool castle where we can shoot all our videos.  Oh, and I also did not eat your laptop computer.  Gimme a call"Furious Fingers", "ow", "leather pants", "from L.A."
''{The answering machine beeps}''
''{The answering machine beeps}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' ''{in [[Marzipan]]'s exact voice}'' Hi Strong Bad.  This is your next-door neighbor the crocodile.  Can I borrow a cup of sugar?  I'm going to make some puppy-dough cookies tonight... ''{coughs, switches to his own voice, coughs}'' Ooh!  Got a spit bubble stuck in my throat.  Anyway Strong Bad, I was serious about the sugar.  And... the crocodile thing.
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'''CALLER WHO SOUNDS EXACTLY LIKE [[Marzipan|MARZIPAN]]:''' Hi, Strong Bad.  This is your next-door neighbor the crocodile.  Can I borrow a cup of sugar?  I'm going to make some puppy-dough cookies tonight&mdash;
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''{The caller coughs, switches to his own voice, and coughs again. He is revealed to be Homestar Runner.}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' &mdash;Ooh!  Got a spit bubble stuck in my throat.  Anyway, Strong Bad, I was serious about the sugar.  And... the crocodile thing.
''{The answering machine beeps}''
''{The answering machine beeps}''
==Easter Eggs==
==Easter Eggs==
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[[Image:Museum_of_regrettable_history.png|thumb|"A Trip to the Moon?"]]
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[[Image:Museum of regrettable history.png|thumb|"A Trip to the Moon?"]]
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*When Strong Sad says "Museum of Regrettable History", click on the picture of Lappy to see a postcard from the museum.
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*When Strong Sad says "Regrettable History Museum", click on the picture of the Lappy to see a [[postcard]] from the museum.
*At the end, click on the yellow paper showing the left half of Dolph Hauldhagen to hear his answering machine recording.
*At the end, click on the yellow paper showing the left half of Dolph Hauldhagen to hear his answering machine recording.
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:'''DOLPH HAULDHAGEN:''' Thank you for calling Dolph Hauldhagen, the Instruc-TOR. How many times a day do you ask yourself, "Why do I suck?" I firmly believe that with my battle axe lessons, we can cut that down to two or three. Meet me Wednesday nights at 6 PM in Monty Gym. Oh, and leave your axe in your car until the Pilates class is over. Man, those chicks scare easy.
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:'''DOLPH HAULDHAGEN:''' Thank you for calling Dolph Hauldhagen, the Instruc-TOR. How many times a day do you ask yourself, "Why do I suck?" I firmly believe that with my battle axe lessons, we can cut that down to two or three. Meet me Wednesday nights at 6pm in Monty Gym. Oh, and leave your axe in your car until the Pilates class is over. Man, those chicks scare easy.
==Fun Facts==
==Fun Facts==
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===Explanations===
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*This toon was released one week following the Strong Bad Email [[cliffhangers]], when the Lappy was stolen.
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*"Puppy-dough cookies" refer to [[Wikipedia:Hushpuppy|hushpuppies]], deep-fried balls of cornmeal, which are mentioned frequently in [[retirement]].
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*[[Wikipedia:Pilates|Pilates]] is a physical exercise program.
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===Remarks===
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*This toon [[Toons Without Back Buttons|doesn't have any "Back" button]] at the end.
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*Despite his message stating that his class is on Wednesday evenings at 6pm, Dolph's flyer in the toon still reads "Sat. 6am-9am" as it did in the email [[other days]].
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*The King of Town doesn't have any [[Lack of Visible Arms|visible fingers]], making "Furious Fingers" an interesting choice for his musical pseudonym.
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*The average number of necks per guitar in the King of Town's collection is about two and one half necks.
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*Strong Sad remarks that Strong Bad was supposed to pick him up three days ago, but he (Strong Sad) "just got back" from his trip.
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**Also, Strong Bad [[car|"doesn't have a car"]], so it's not clear how he could pick up Strong Sad anyway.
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*This toon cannot be found on the [[Toons]] page as most other "recently added" toons can at the time of their release. The only link to this toon was in the [[Main Page Messages]], and currently there are [[Secret Pages|no pages on the site which link to it]].
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*This is another instance of a [[Gibson Flying V]].
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*A "spit bubble" lowered the pitch of Strong Sad's voice, yet it raised the pitch of Homestar's.
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===Inside References===
===Inside References===
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*A Dolph Hauldhagen flyer, previously seen in [[other days]], can be seen in the background.
 
*The [[Limozeen]] poster is from the [[Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits]] CD booklet.
*The [[Limozeen]] poster is from the [[Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits]] CD booklet.
**It features a reappearance of the [[Donnie Chapman]] photographs from [[monster truck]].
**It features a reappearance of the [[Donnie Chapman]] photographs from [[monster truck]].
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*The poster in the top right corner with "Wednesday" on it is also featured on the CD booklet. It advertises "Strong Bad live in West Rekjavik".
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*The poster in the top right corner with "Wednesday" on it is also featured on the CD booklet. It advertises "Strong Bad live in [[West Rekjavik]]".
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*The "Dull Items Inc." business card feaures a caracature of Strong Sad's head and mentions "pro loitering". This is a reference to Strong Sad being "The Lurker" at Strong Bad's [[garage sale]].
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*The postcard in the Easter Egg is another reference to [[The Moon]].
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*The leftmost tab on the missing Lappy flyer reads "strond bad", which was spelled that way in [[lunch special]] and [[Strongest Man in the World]].
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*The King of Town's guitar-playing abilities were first introduced in [[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 13.2]], in which he "plays guitar, apparently".
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*The King of Town mentions [[pants]].
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*Both Strong Sad and Homestar had a spit bubble caught in their throats, which is a similar scenario to when [[Marshie]] got a toenail caught in his throat in [[Malloween Commercial]].
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*[[Coach Z]] has also had his voice distorted twice, during a confession in [[couch patch]] and as an eyewitness during an interview in [[myths & legends#Easter Eggs|myths & legends]].
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===Real-World References===
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*''[[Wikipedia:A Trip to the Moon|A Trip to the Moon]]'' was a groundbreaking 1902 silent film by filmmaker and illusionist George Méliès.
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*The "next-door neighbor the crocodile" is a recurring character in the syndicated comic strip ''[[Wikipedia:Pearls Before Swine (comic strip)|Pearls Before Swine]]''.
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===Fast Forward===
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*The [[Lappy 486#Lappy-napping|Lappy-napped saga]] was concluded the following week in [[retirement]].
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*The convention of [[Words with Omitted Syllables|shortening of "-ation" to "-aysh"]] was also used by Homestar in [[Hremail 62]].
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*The King of Town would play guitar for Strong Bad's band, [[DÖI]], in [[Baddest of the Bands]].
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== DVD Version ==
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*The Dolph Hauldhagen Easter egg plays automatically.
==External Links==
==External Links==
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*[[HR:lappynapped.html|watch "Missing Lappy"]]
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*[[HR:lappynapped.html|watch "Lappynapped!"]]
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*[[HR:lappynapped.swf|view the Flash file for "Missing Lappy"]]
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*[[HR:lappynapped.swf|view the Flash file for "Lappynapped!"]]
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*[[Forum:9911|forum thread re: "Missing Lappy"]]
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*[[Forum:9911|forum thread re: "Lappynapped!"]]
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[[Category:Not Quite Strong Bad Emails]][[Category:Secret Pages]]

Current revision as of 05:50, 3 June 2015

Toon Category: Uncategorized

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"Hello, Strong Bad. I'm waiting for you."

Listening to messages on his answering machine for a change, Strong Bad continues his search for the missing Lappy and a "kick-awesome guitarist".

Cast (in order of appearance, all voice only): Strong Bad, Strong Sad, The King of Town as Furious Fingers, Homestar Runner, Dolph Hauldhagen (Easter egg)

Places: Bulletin Board

Date: Monday, September 25, 2006

Running Time: 2:02

Page Title: I do my own GRFX

DVD: strongbad_email.exe Disc Five

Contents

[edit] Transcript

{A close-up of a bulletin board appears and remains for the entirety of the cartoon. A Limozeen poster, an advertisement for battle axe lessons, and a couple business cards are pinned to the board behind a large notice for Strong Bad's missing Lappy 486 computer. The notice also requests inquiries from guitarists.}

{A touch-tone telephone is heard dialing. The telephone line rings and Strong Bad's answering machine picks up.}

STRONG BAD: Thank you for calling attractive Strong Bad. If you have any information regarding my missing and full-on favorite fold-em-up computer, please leave your name and number. And if you have any hot lixx, please shred them after the tone.

{The answering machine beeps}

CALLER WITH A DEEP, SEEMINGLY DISGUISED VOICE: Hello, Strong Bad. I'm waiting for you—

{The caller coughs, and begins speaking in normal voice. He is revealed to be Strong Sad.}

STRONG SAD: —Oh, excuse me! I had one of those spit bubbles stuck in my throat. Anyways, I'm waiting for you here at the bus station. I just got back from my trip to the Regrettable History Museum. And you were supposed to pick me up... 3 days ago! I guess I'll just be waitin' for you here at the staysh. Listen to me: I've been here so long I'm on a nickname basis with the bus station.

{The answering machine beeps}

{a distorted guitar plays clumsy licks, ending in a downward slide}

THE KING OF TOWN: Ow! In case your mind wasn't totally blown by that blathering solo, my name's "Furious Fingers", from Los Angeles. I'm from L.A.! I own seventeen guitars, with a combined total of forty-three necks. I can provide my own leather pants, and a really cool castle where we can shoot all our videos. Oh, and I also did not eat your laptop computer. Gimme a call. "Furious Fingers", "ow", "leather pants", "from L.A."

{The answering machine beeps}

CALLER WHO SOUNDS EXACTLY LIKE MARZIPAN: Hi, Strong Bad. This is your next-door neighbor the crocodile. Can I borrow a cup of sugar? I'm going to make some puppy-dough cookies tonight—

{The caller coughs, switches to his own voice, and coughs again. He is revealed to be Homestar Runner.}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: —Ooh! Got a spit bubble stuck in my throat. Anyway, Strong Bad, I was serious about the sugar. And... the crocodile thing.

{The answering machine beeps}

[edit] Easter Eggs

"A Trip to the Moon?"
  • When Strong Sad says "Regrettable History Museum", click on the picture of the Lappy to see a postcard from the museum.
  • At the end, click on the yellow paper showing the left half of Dolph Hauldhagen to hear his answering machine recording.
DOLPH HAULDHAGEN: Thank you for calling Dolph Hauldhagen, the Instruc-TOR. How many times a day do you ask yourself, "Why do I suck?" I firmly believe that with my battle axe lessons, we can cut that down to two or three. Meet me Wednesday nights at 6pm in Monty Gym. Oh, and leave your axe in your car until the Pilates class is over. Man, those chicks scare easy.

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Explanations

  • This toon was released one week following the Strong Bad Email cliffhangers, when the Lappy was stolen.
  • "Puppy-dough cookies" refer to hushpuppies, deep-fried balls of cornmeal, which are mentioned frequently in retirement.
  • Pilates is a physical exercise program.

[edit] Remarks

  • This toon doesn't have any "Back" button at the end.
  • Despite his message stating that his class is on Wednesday evenings at 6pm, Dolph's flyer in the toon still reads "Sat. 6am-9am" as it did in the email other days.
  • The King of Town doesn't have any visible fingers, making "Furious Fingers" an interesting choice for his musical pseudonym.
  • The average number of necks per guitar in the King of Town's collection is about two and one half necks.
  • Strong Sad remarks that Strong Bad was supposed to pick him up three days ago, but he (Strong Sad) "just got back" from his trip.
  • This toon cannot be found on the Toons page as most other "recently added" toons can at the time of their release. The only link to this toon was in the Main Page Messages, and currently there are no pages on the site which link to it.
  • This is another instance of a Gibson Flying V.
  • A "spit bubble" lowered the pitch of Strong Sad's voice, yet it raised the pitch of Homestar's.

[edit] Inside References

[edit] Real-World References

  • A Trip to the Moon was a groundbreaking 1902 silent film by filmmaker and illusionist George Méliès.
  • The "next-door neighbor the crocodile" is a recurring character in the syndicated comic strip Pearls Before Swine.

[edit] Fast Forward

[edit] DVD Version

  • The Dolph Hauldhagen Easter egg plays automatically.

[edit] External Links

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