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In the locations section, it lists Blue Laser Cottage.  I assume this means that Blue Laser is supposedly in the cottage.  However, The Commander and Minions appear to be in the Cheat Commandos HQ, as evidenced by Gunhaver's picture on the wall.  This same background was used for the CC HQ in [Let us give TANKS!], when Gunhaver was ''staying behind'' at the base.  Also, the Blue LAser Cottage was 'splown up. [[User:EYanyo|EYanyo]] 04:32, 28 March 2007 (UTC)
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In the locations section, it lists Blue Laser Cottage.  I assume this means that Blue Laser is supposedly in the cottage.  However, The Commander and Minions appear to be in the Cheat Commandos HQ, as evidenced by Gunhaver's picture on the wall.  This same background was used for the CC HQ in [[Let us give TANKS!]], when Gunhaver was ''staying behind'' at the base.  Also, the Blue Laser Cottage was 'splown up. [[User:EYanyo|EYanyo]] 04:32, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

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MP3

Someone post a mp3 of the song LOL i laughed so hard

Here you go: [1] Trey56 23:29, 26 March 2007 (UTC)

Song lyrics

Since this is a song, I think the transcript should show the lyrics in lyric style, like they've been done on other pages. How is that done, exactly? And how do we handle the visuals separately from the lyrics? (Or do we?) — Image:kskunk_fstandby.gif KieferSkunk (talk) — 23:38, 26 March 2007 (UTC)

Hmm... I'd say do the lyrics like:

Poo-ha ha ha ha

Poo ha ha ha ha ha ha

Or however it goes, and then

Poo-ha ha ha ha

{Cut to Bluebry's house}

Poo ha ha ha ha ha ha

You know, something like that maybe. But, there's probably some standard I'm overlooking. Bluebry 23:40, 26 March 2007 (UTC)

For most songs, we write them like this:

Well you're a rich kid, living in the suburbs
and there's not a whole lot to do.
You're strolling to the kitchen and what do you find?
A bunch of knives cold staring at you.

And the visuals are separate. That's really how this one should have been transcribed. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 02:05, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Which I've just done... I agree, it does read a lot easier that way. --phlip TC 12:28, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Humans! Ahhh!

Should we mention that this is the first time the Brothers Chaps animated a human? This is the first time we get to see Mike's skill as a real life artist! (ha ha ha.) --~Rose 23:53, 26 March 2007 (UTC)

We see his real life skillz all the time! Anyway, don't forget best thingLoafing 23:56, 26 March 2007 (UTC)
Hmm... well... It sorta counts. But that was supposed to be done in a different style, like some other guy drew it. And this is more realistic. (again, ha ha ha.)--~Rose 00:17, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Don't forget for kids. That one was fairly realistic. 71.231.56.40 00:23, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

I don't think this is the first. Remember the guy from the Senor Cardgage commercials? The middle aged guy? And remember the girl from the PBTC segment in Strong Badathon? Spyrox6 00:50, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

I think this is worth a mention, in that it's the first time a musician-type guy has been animated (outside of TGS). All the other guys have been live-action: Limozeen, Tarantula... I will admit that Limozeen was animated in best thing, but that was the point and the "real" Limozeen was still live action. I'm pretty sure that Crack is the first in this category to have his "real" version animated. - Point7Q 01:02, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

But how do you know this was the "real" version of Crack Stuntman? Maybe it was an animated rap video.  : ) 65.26.154.192 01:24, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Technically, this is the first time TBC animated an actual human. best thing had cartoons in it. This is fairly realistic. And I'm pretty sure the real Crack Stuntman stood up in this episode. Strong Devon 01:36, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Regardless of whatever sort of convoluted way you guys make this a breakthrough, I don't think it deserves a mention on the page. - Joshua 01:57, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
I think it does. It really is the first time a human has been animated. Oh well, whatever -- Abelhawk 02:06, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Excluding Limozeen, Balding Man, the Videlectrix Guy, Don Knotts, Teen Girl Squad, or Kid Speedy... some more than others. - Joshua 02:15, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
When I first saw it, I thought it was notable, but now I agree with Joshua. It's like an internal TTATOT.--Bobo the King 03:59, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Can we call it the first realistic 3-D animation of a human? TGS had a 3D episode, but it was stick figure 3D. csours 11:05, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
In what way are either 3D? - Point7Q 11:21, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
The animation on Crack Stuntman isn't really much more realistic than Limozeen-in-space... the only remotely 3D part of Crack's animation was him nodding his head in the "LOUD BASS" bit, and that was done with the same techniques they've done for years to make Strong Bad's head turn from side to side... --phlip TC 12:09, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
TBC do humans pretty often. Crack Stuntman was probably meant to be a cartoon, like Limozeen and TGS. Not really notable. -- Nevadie 12:13, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
I think it's the first human that isn't based on one of the Chaps, and isn't the guy from the Senor Mortgage commercial. I always forget to sign my things. --CertifiedArborist 15:31, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Not that this is likely to settle anything, but it may be notable for the discussion that Crack Stuntman is animated in the Cheat Commandos style- fixed thickness lines, grainy bitmap backgrounds, etc. So it's almost certain that Crack was intended to be a cartoon (assuming that Cheat Commandos is a cartoon in the HR universe) rather than a "real" person like the central Homestar crew. --Fiasco 17:26, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
the assumption that crack stuntman is a 'real' human is made because he claims to be the 'voice' of gunshaver. fictional cartoons are usually voiced by 'real' people. csours 21:23, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Just Wonderin'

About what time did this toon come out, eastern time? Homestar-winner 00:43, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

I watched it shortly after 6:30 PM, and the first edits here are about then. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 08:58, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

First mention

I noticed something. If the "Poo-ha-he-ha-he" is supposed to be Crack Stuntman laughing to the word "Poo", then wouldn't that be the first mention of the word "Poo" (aside from the Poopsmith)? All I remember is everyone either saying "Crap" or "Whatzit". Spyrox6 01:04, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

"Poo-ha-hoo-ha-hoo" (or whatever) is just him imitating the sound of drums, not laughing at the word poo.-- Nevadie 04:17, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Im laughing at it. I think its making fun of fake white rappers that try too hard, getting the words wrong. csours 11:07, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Beats

Doesn't this sound sort of like that rap (I think it's Puff Daddy or P.Diddy or whatever) Losing My Head? Or is it just me?--CertifiedArborist 01:55, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Heh, I can't imagine any two raps sounding the same :P -- Abelhawk 02:06, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Break

The way he says "break" sounds like a specific Cheat Commandos cartoon. Retromaniac 02:10, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Well, it could be in Let Us Give TANKS!, when Gunhaver says "Thanksgiving break." I'm sure this is a complete and utter coincidence, though.-- Nevadie 12:11, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Cheap Commandos?

When Crack is introducing himself, it also sounds like he says "Cheap" (Or Chief) Commandos. Yes/No/Maybe? --Jrgilby 02:47, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Maybe. It's hard to tell. I'll wait for confirmation from someone on that one. 0rion 19:56, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
I hear "cheap" but only once I had seen this, definitely not "chief" though DumbMuscle 22:29, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Email Styles

I really think the line "Kidz don't play wit' 2 many knives, c'mon, c'mon" sounds almost identical to Strong Bad's "Can you see that I've got e-mail styles, c'mon, c'mon" from senior prom. Somebody agree with me on this one!-- Nevadie 04:21, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

I was just thinking that, but it's probably a coincidence. Shwoo 09:08, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
I agree. It does sound very similar. Retromaniac 16:09, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Clout?

Whassa clout mean? D'AAAAAAAAMM A CODFISH!

http://m-w.com/dictionary/clout – see definition 4 in particular. --phlip TC 11:20, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
It means influence. Retromaniac 17:07, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Arthur

The animation of the pictures on the dollar bills is similar to the intro of Arthur. [2] (at 0:13). Retromaniac 16:02, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

King of the Hill

Crack Stuntman resembles the characters from King of the Hill. Retromaniac 16:02, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Both King of the Hill and Crack Stuntman are drawn in "realistic style" with black lines and no shading, but that's the only thing they share. Also, there's no thematic reason why TBC would make a King of the Hill reference in a kid's public service announcement parody. Not a reference. 71.231.56.40 19:27, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

not really... KOTH characters are all ugly, while Crack is arguably sexy.

Blubry

If I remember right, I think that a user worked on this transcript. -Viklas 11:13, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Not exactly a politician

Rather than get into revision war, I figured I'd just take this straight here. One Fun Fact caught my attention on this article:

  • This toon is a parody of various public service announcements in which prominent media figures (celebrities, politicians, etc.) attempt to give advice to children in the form of catchy songs, rap, etc. Common examples include campaigns against smoking and drug use.

If anything I'd say that this is much more along the lines of the public service announcements at the end of Saturday morning cartoon shows (such as G.I. Joe and Captain Planet) than political announcements. I think the fact is terribly misleading as it stands now. 0rion 20:02, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

I agree, because it showed the very end of a Cheat Commandos episode, followed by the rap. Come to think of it, it did kinda remind me of those Captain Planet-type announcements.-- Nevadie 20:49, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
I agree with the Saturday Morning Cartoon fact. --TotalSpaceshipGirl3 21:17, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
Ditto. The cartoon fact. --TheYellowDart(t/c) 21:18, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
I think that makes sense too: how does this version sound? Trey56 21:48, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
This toon is a parody of various public service announcements at the end of cartoon shows (such as G.I. Joe and Captain Planet) that attempt to give advice to children in the form of catchy songs, rap, etc. Common examples include campaigns against smoking and drug use.

I don't think that in this case it is specifically one or the other. I certainly don't remember captain planet or G.I. Joe rapping or singing. I seem to remember Paula Abdul singing. I don't remember any rapping about safety on TV in general. Rather, this seems to be a mismash of Public Service Announcements, After School Specials, end of show safety announcements, and even In-Class learning tools. I can't think of a particularly short way of summarizing this, but I think it does the toon injustice to refer to it as a direct parody of any of these.

Well, I went ahead and changed it, per this discussion. If there are any major disagreements, we could always STUFF this one. Although it seems as though we're in reasonable tandem, so that probably won't be necessary. 0rion 04:13, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

Delay

Did anyone else notice that the new stuff bubble didn't appear for this toon until today (the 26th)? --CertifiedArborist 00:25, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

Incorrect Location!?

In the locations section, it lists Blue Laser Cottage. I assume this means that Blue Laser is supposedly in the cottage. However, The Commander and Minions appear to be in the Cheat Commandos HQ, as evidenced by Gunhaver's picture on the wall. This same background was used for the CC HQ in Let us give TANKS!, when Gunhaver was staying behind at the base. Also, the Blue Laser Cottage was 'splown up. EYanyo 04:32, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

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