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[[Image:Strong Bad Gameways logo.png|thumb|"You are now fully prepared to enjoy your game in total, unplayable safety."]]
[[Image:Strong Bad Gameways logo.png|thumb|"You are now fully prepared to enjoy your game in total, unplayable safety."]]
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' {{film|Strong Bad}}, {{film|Strong Sad}}
'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' {{film|Strong Bad}}, {{film|Strong Sad}}
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'''Places:''' White Vastness, [[Basement of the Brothers Strong]]
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'''Places:''' White Vastness, [[Strong Bad's Basement]]
'''Date:''' Tuesday, April 1, 2008
'''Date:''' Tuesday, April 1, 2008
'''Running Time:''' 1:53
'''Running Time:''' 1:53
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{{dvd|strongbad_email.exe Disc Six}}, {{dvd|SBCG4AP Collector's DVD|notitle=true}}
 
==Transcript==
==Transcript==
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''{Cut to a sketch of a room with an open window and a Wii remote on a table.}''
''{Cut to a sketch of a room with an open window and a Wii remote on a table.}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' If you are seated in a window seat, please be advised that the Baba Jaga may show up to steal your firstborn baby.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' If you are seated in a window seat, pleased be advised that the Baba Jaga may show up to steal your firstborn baby.
''{The Baba Jaga appears carrying a sack with a baby on the verbal cue.}''
''{The Baba Jaga appears carrying a sack with a baby on the verbal cue.}''
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''{Closeup of the "Strong Bad Gameways" logo, a golden [[The Cheat]] with wings. Music fades.}''
''{Closeup of the "Strong Bad Gameways" logo, a golden [[The Cheat]] with wings. Music fades.}''
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''{Cut to Strong Sad and Strong Bad trapped in inflated vests in their basement. Their Wii remotes are on the floor, protected in inflated jackets.}''
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''{Cut to Strong Sad and Strong Bad trapped in inflated vests in their basement. Their Wii remotes are on the floor, protected in inflated jackets.
'''STRONG SAD:''' I think my contents may have shifted!
'''STRONG SAD:''' I think my contents may have shifted!
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Oh, man.  This is the best game I've never played!
'''STRONG BAD:''' Oh, man.  This is the best game I've never played!
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''{Cut to a closeup of the game on the TV.  In the game, a 3D Strong Bad is standing at The Stick and looking around. The score is -1000 and the text "Actual Gameplay Footage" flashes over the screen.  A Wii remote appears onscreen with the flashing text "Do something!" The Strong Bad sprite scratches himself and shrugs, and the text "Nevermind." appears next to the Wii remote.  The Strong Bad sprite hangs his head and walks away, and the text "Game Over" fills the screen.}''
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''{Cut to a closeup of the game on the TV.  In the game, a 3D Strong Bad sprite is standing at The Stick and looking around. The score is -1000 and the text "Actual Gameplay Footage" flashes over the screen.  A Wii remote appears onscreen with the flashing text "Do something!" The Strong Bad sprite scratches himself and shrugs, and the text "Nevermind." appears next to the Wii remote.  The Strong Bad sprite hangs his head and walks away, and the text "Game Over" fills the screen.}''
==Fun Facts==
==Fun Facts==
===Explanations===
===Explanations===
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*[[Wikipedia:Baba Yaga|Baba Jaga]], better known as Baba Yaga, is a witch appearing in Slavic folklore. While this toon suggests she kidnaps children, this is not the case in the myths, where she prefers to cook and eat anyone who happens upon her.
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*[[Wikipedia:Baba Yaga|Baba Jaga]] is a witch appearing in Slavic folklore.
*The phrase ''[[wikipedia:Marine debris|flotsam and jetsam]]'' describes discarded odds and ends or any objects found floating or washed ashore.
*The phrase ''[[wikipedia:Marine debris|flotsam and jetsam]]'' describes discarded odds and ends or any objects found floating or washed ashore.
*This safety demonstration partially resembles those done prior to the takeoff of an airplane.
*This safety demonstration partially resembles those done prior to the takeoff of an airplane.
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**The wiggle and waggle refers to [[Wikipedia: turbulence|turbulence]].
 
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**Strong Sad's comment refers to the warning after arrival that the contents of the overhead bins may have shifted, meaning that some of the bags might be leaning against the doors and could fall onto unaware passengers when the bins are opened.
 
===Trivia===
===Trivia===
*This is the first Homestar Runner video officially released on [[YouTube]].
*This is the first Homestar Runner video officially released on [[YouTube]].
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*The YouTube video ID for this video was given in an Easter egg in [[shapeshifter]].
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*The YouTube address hash for this video was given in an Easter egg in [[shapeshifter]].
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===Remarks===
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* The 3D Strong Bad on the [[Telebision]] has a plain white mouth, unlike the real Strong Bad's flesh-colored mouth.
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*Most windows on modern airplanes are incapable of being opened.
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===Goofs===
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* On Strong Sad's Wii Remote, the rightmost column of speaker holes is misaligned relative to the other two.
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===Inside References===
===Inside References===
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*"Fruitèd plains" is another instance of the [[-èd]] pronunciation.
*"Fruitèd plains" is another instance of the [[-èd]] pronunciation.
*The game footage resembles Strong Bad just "standing there" from [[cartoon]].
*The game footage resembles Strong Bad just "standing there" from [[cartoon]].
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*This video shows [[Strong Bad and Strong Sad's Relationship#Strong Bad and Strong Sad Getting Along|Strong Bad and Strong Sad getting along]].
 
===Real-World References===
===Real-World References===
*[[Wikipedia:George Jetson|George Jetson]] is the father on the animated series ''[[Wikipedia:The Jetsons|The Jetsons]]''.
*[[Wikipedia:George Jetson|George Jetson]] is the father on the animated series ''[[Wikipedia:The Jetsons|The Jetsons]]''.
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*Among many other references to the [[Nintendo]] [[Wikipedia:Wii|Wii]] and its ubiquitous safety warnings:
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*Among many other references to the [[Nintendo]] [[Wikipedia:Wii|Wii]] and its ubiquitous safety warnings, the picture of a man swinging a remote is a direct sketch of an actual Wii warning screen.  
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**The picture of a man swinging a remote is a direct sketch of an actual Wii warning screen.  
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*The scene with a remote on a table near an open window is modeled after the screen in [[Wikipedia:Wii Sports|Wii Sports]] that instructs players how to pause the game.
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**The various empty and/or remote areas refer to the Wii's warning screen advising to play in an open space.
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**The scene with a remote on a table near an open window is modeled after the screen in Wii games that reminds players to take a break.
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**The safety device on the remote is a reference to the [[Wikipedia: Wii Remote Jacket|Wii Remote Jacket]], designed to increase grip.
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*The mention of "fruitèd plains", as well as the red-white-and-blue-striped clouds in the scene, is a reference to the song "[[Wikipedia:America the Beautiful|America the Beautiful]]".
*The mention of "fruitèd plains", as well as the red-white-and-blue-striped clouds in the scene, is a reference to the song "[[Wikipedia:America the Beautiful|America the Beautiful]]".
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*Strong Bad walking away and getting a Game Over when the player apparently does nothing could be a reference to a similar Easter Egg in [[Wikipedia:Sonic CD|Sonic CD]].
 
===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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[[Image:Gameplay Footage.png|thumb|"This is the best game I've never played!"]]
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*It is later revealed that [[Telltale Games]] and [[The Brothers Chaps]] were both creating [[Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People]], a game to be released as PC and Wii software. "Strong Bad Gameways" can also be viewed at Telltale Games' page for SBCG4AP.
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*It is later revealed that [[Telltale Games]] and [[The Brothers Chaps]] were both creating [[Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People]], a game to be released as PC and Wii software. "Strong Bad Gameways" can also be viewed at Telltale Games' page for SBCG4AP. The "Actual Gameplay Footage" seen in this video is in fact ''actual'' gameplay footage from that game, except that Game Overs are impossible and there is no score counter in the real game.
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==External Links==
==External Links==
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*[[YouTube:3uSyK2RdlUY|watch "Strong Bad Gameways" on YouTube]]
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*[[YouTube:3uSyK2RdlUY|watch Strong Bad Gameways (YouTube)]]
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*[http://www.telltalegames.com/strongbad/gameways watch Strong Bad Gameways (Telltale Games)]
*[[Forum:13827|forum thread re: "Strong Bad Gameways"]]
*[[Forum:13827|forum thread re: "Strong Bad Gameways"]]
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