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[[Image:PuppetTime.png|thumb|right|220px|"I was just, um, doing nothing, with... nothing that belongs to Strong Bad."]]
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Homestar "borrows" a "couple" of things from [[Strong Bad]].
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' Puppet {{Film|Homestar Runner}}, Puppet {{Film|The Cheat}}
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'''Date:''' March 8, 2004
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'''Running Time:''' 1:11
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'''Page Title:''' Puppet Time
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== Transcript ==
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''{Homestar Runner walks in to Strong Bad's computer room, holding a damaged tape. [[Compy 386]] is off and there is a note attached to the screen.}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Strong Bad? Strong Bad, I brought back your tape of old Mister Wizards! Okay, I'll just leave it on the floor.
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''{He drops the tape, a smashing sound is heard. He sees the note.}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:'''  ''{dramatically}'' A note! ''{turns to the camera}'' A note! ''{reading}'' 'Probably at a barbecue...with lotsa ladies! SB.' ''{mischeviously}'' Oh, really?
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''{Homestar runs out of the shot to the left, then enters again with a quart-size dairy carton.}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Strong Bad! I'm borrowing this milk for an undisclosed period of time! ''{runs across again, now with a squeegee}'' Strong Bad! I'm borrowing this squeegee-type-deal! ''{runs across again with an electric guitar}'' Taking the guitar! ''{struggling with a TV set}'' The TV! ''{he drops it}'' Phew!
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''{Homestar enters again, carrying an [[Atari 2600]], but this time he meets The Cheat coming the other way, carrying Strong Bad's keyboard; the monitor has already gone.}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Hey Strong Bad-
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'''THE CHEAT:''' ''{exclamation}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:'''  Oh! The Cheat!
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'''THE CHEAT:''' ''{The Cheat noises}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' I was just, um, doing nothing, with... nothing that belongs to Strong Bad.
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'''THE CHEAT:''' ''{The Cheat noises}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:''' Oh, you too, huh?
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'''THE CHEAT:''' ''{The Cheat noises}''
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'''HOMESTAR RUNNER:'''  Cool, um, I'm going to... run away, now... pretty quickly.
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''{Homestar Runner and The Cheat run off, each in the direction he came from, as The Cheat exclaims. The screen goes black momentarily, but then the shot returns for a moment as The Cheat leans in from the right and swipes Strong Bad's [[Floppy Disk Container]].}''
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'''THE CHEAT:''' ''{The Cheat exclamation}''
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== Fun Facts ==
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=== Inside References ===
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*Homestar borrowing things from Strong Bad is a reference to [[50 emails]].
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*This is another appearance of [[Sticky Notes]].
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=== Real-World References ===
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*Mr. Wizard is the pseudonym of [[wikipedia:Don Herbert|Don Herbert]]. He was the host of the children's television program [http://mrwizardstudios.com Mr. Wizard] which ran on-and-off from the 1950s until the 1990s. The show featured Herbert and a young assistant performing interesting science experiments.
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*The "milk carton" that Homestar borrows is, on closer inspection, a [[wikipedia:Winn-Dixie|Winn-Dixie]] brand carton of Half And Half, not milk. Winn-Dixie is a supermarket chain based in [[Wikipedia:Jacksonville, Florida|Jacksonville, Florida]] with stores throughout the southeastern United States.
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== DVD Version ==
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*The DVD version features hidden creators' commentary. To access it, switch your DVD player's audio language selection while watching.
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===Commentary Transcript===
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('''Commentary by:''' [[Matt Chapman]], [[Mike Chapman]])
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'''MATT:''' Here's a puppet time that I made when Mike was out of town! So, it was easier to do a little live action than to try and animate.
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'''MIKE:''' This was, I guess— was this the second thing after the [[Everybody Knows It]] video?
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'''MATT:''' I think it was! Umm, before the Strong Bad puppet was— existed, so we just had to use Homestar and The Cheat again. Uh, I remember, our buddy Nat helped out with this, and our friend Sarah was in town, and I think she helped out, too... ''{pause}'' There's some half-and-half that Ryan probably bought at the Save Right.
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'''MIKE:''' ''{laughs}'' There's our real disk caddy from growing up—
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'''MATT:''' Yes.
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'''MIKE:''' —full of real games that we used to play.
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'''MATT:''' Just copied versions of King's Quest II, Police Quest III, save disks etc.— err, Police Quest II, probably. Ooh, there's some— I never noticed those reflections in the TV!
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'''MIKE:''' ''{simultaneously}'' Reflections? Yeah. ''{alone}'' Probably can't see them —
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'''MATT:''' ''{simultaneously}'' You can't see!
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'''MIKE:''' —when it was so small on the web.
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'''MATT:''' ''{laughs}'' Yeah. Homestar's got that Atari... ''{pause}'' Umm... ''{pause}'' You don't usually see this side of Homestar, just ripping off stuff from people.
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'''MIKE:''' ''{laughs}''
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'''MATT:''' He totally cleans out Strong Bad's place! And The Cheat, too! ''{imitating the music}'' Wayaw, wayaw! ''{in normal voice}'' I remember that took a lot.
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===Fun Facts===
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*[[Wikipedia:King's Quest|King's Quest]] and [[Wikipedia:Police Quest|Police Quest]] are both computer game series from [[Wikipedia:Sierra Entertainment|Sierra Entertainment]].
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== External Links ==
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*[[HR:puppettime.html|watch "Puppet Time"]]
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*[[HR:puppettime.swf|view the Flash file for "Puppet Time"]]
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[[Category:Puppet Stuff]]

Revision as of 16:12, 5 March 2006

Toon Category: Puppet Stuff
watch Everybody Knows It Puppet Jam: Bad Jokes
"I was just, um, doing nothing, with... nothing that belongs to Strong Bad."

Homestar "borrows" a "couple" of things from Strong Bad.

Cast (in order of appearance): Puppet Homestar Runner, Puppet The Cheat

Date: March 8, 2004

Running Time: 1:11

Page Title: Puppet Time

Contents

Transcript

{Homestar Runner walks in to Strong Bad's computer room, holding a damaged tape. Compy 386 is off and there is a note attached to the screen.}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: Strong Bad? Strong Bad, I brought back your tape of old Mister Wizards! Okay, I'll just leave it on the floor.

{He drops the tape, a smashing sound is heard. He sees the note.}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: {dramatically} A note! {turns to the camera} A note! {reading} 'Probably at a barbecue...with lotsa ladies! SB.' {mischeviously} Oh, really?

{Homestar runs out of the shot to the left, then enters again with a quart-size dairy carton.}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: Strong Bad! I'm borrowing this milk for an undisclosed period of time! {runs across again, now with a squeegee} Strong Bad! I'm borrowing this squeegee-type-deal! {runs across again with an electric guitar} Taking the guitar! {struggling with a TV set} The TV! {he drops it} Phew!

{Homestar enters again, carrying an Atari 2600, but this time he meets The Cheat coming the other way, carrying Strong Bad's keyboard; the monitor has already gone.}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: Hey Strong Bad-

THE CHEAT: {exclamation}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: Oh! The Cheat!

THE CHEAT: {The Cheat noises}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: I was just, um, doing nothing, with... nothing that belongs to Strong Bad.

THE CHEAT: {The Cheat noises}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: Oh, you too, huh?

THE CHEAT: {The Cheat noises}

HOMESTAR RUNNER: Cool, um, I'm going to... run away, now... pretty quickly.

{Homestar Runner and The Cheat run off, each in the direction he came from, as The Cheat exclaims. The screen goes black momentarily, but then the shot returns for a moment as The Cheat leans in from the right and swipes Strong Bad's Floppy Disk Container.}

THE CHEAT: {The Cheat exclamation}

Fun Facts

Inside References

  • Homestar borrowing things from Strong Bad is a reference to 50 emails.
  • This is another appearance of Sticky Notes.

Real-World References

  • Mr. Wizard is the pseudonym of Don Herbert. He was the host of the children's television program Mr. Wizard which ran on-and-off from the 1950s until the 1990s. The show featured Herbert and a young assistant performing interesting science experiments.
  • The "milk carton" that Homestar borrows is, on closer inspection, a Winn-Dixie brand carton of Half And Half, not milk. Winn-Dixie is a supermarket chain based in Jacksonville, Florida with stores throughout the southeastern United States.

DVD Version

  • The DVD version features hidden creators' commentary. To access it, switch your DVD player's audio language selection while watching.

Commentary Transcript

(Commentary by: Matt Chapman, Mike Chapman)

MATT: Here's a puppet time that I made when Mike was out of town! So, it was easier to do a little live action than to try and animate.

MIKE: This was, I guess— was this the second thing after the Everybody Knows It video?

MATT: I think it was! Umm, before the Strong Bad puppet was— existed, so we just had to use Homestar and The Cheat again. Uh, I remember, our buddy Nat helped out with this, and our friend Sarah was in town, and I think she helped out, too... {pause} There's some half-and-half that Ryan probably bought at the Save Right.

MIKE: {laughs} There's our real disk caddy from growing up—

MATT: Yes.

MIKE: —full of real games that we used to play.

MATT: Just copied versions of King's Quest II, Police Quest III, save disks etc.— err, Police Quest II, probably. Ooh, there's some— I never noticed those reflections in the TV!

MIKE: {simultaneously} Reflections? Yeah. {alone} Probably can't see them —

MATT: {simultaneously} You can't see!

MIKE: —when it was so small on the web.

MATT: {laughs} Yeah. Homestar's got that Atari... {pause} Umm... {pause} You don't usually see this side of Homestar, just ripping off stuff from people.

MIKE: {laughs}

MATT: He totally cleans out Strong Bad's place! And The Cheat, too! {imitating the music} Wayaw, wayaw! {in normal voice} I remember that took a lot.

Fun Facts

External Links

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