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[[Image:Trogday08.PNG|thumb|HAPPY TROGDAY S is for SUCKS DRAGON!!]]
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[[Image:Trogday08.PNG|thumb|"Zee S is for Sucks!"]]
Strong Bad honors the fifth birthday of that famous dragon... only it's not what you may expect.
Strong Bad honors the fifth birthday of that famous dragon... only it's not what you may expect.
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):'''  {{Film|Strong Bad}}, [[The S Is For Sucks]], {{Film|Trogdor}}, {{film|Coach Z}} (Easter egg), [[Wormdingler]] (Easter egg)
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):'''  {{Film|Strong Bad}}, [[The S is for Sucks Dragon]], {{Film|Trogdor}}, {{film|Coach Z}} (Easter egg), [[Wormdingler]] (Easter egg)
'''Places:''' [[Smoky Office]], [[Locker Room]] (Easter egg)
'''Places:''' [[Smoky Office]], [[Locker Room]] (Easter egg)
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==Transcript==
==Transcript==
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''{Open on a shot of Strong Bad sitting near the window in the Smoky Office on Le Restige.  He is reading a book that reads "Things I'm About To Say"}''
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''{Open on a shot of Strong Bad sitting near the window in the Smoky Office on Le Restige.  He is reading a book titled "Things I'm About To Say"}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Hi folks. ''{he closes the book}'' I'm fantastic Strong Bad with an important seeming message. Five years ago, I drew a little dragon. It wasn't much to look at, but he captured the hearts and minds of dozens, nay, severals of internet viewers. I'm, of course, talking about none other than ''{cut to a sheet of notebook paper}'' The "S is for Sucks" dragon!!
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Hi, folks. ''{he closes the book}'' I'm fantastic Strong Bad with an important seeming message. ''{he tosses the book offscreen}'' Five years ago, I drew a little dragon. It wasn't much to look at, but he captured the hearts and minds of dozens, nay, severals of internet viewers. I'm, of course, talking about none other than ''{cut to a sheet of notebook paper}'' The "S is for Sucks" dragon!!
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{singing}'' A long time ago<br>
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{in rhythm}'' '''''A''''' long time ago<br>
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Before things got weird<br>
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'''''B'''''efore things got weird<br>
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Came a Dragon, a mighty dragon<br>
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'''''C'''''ame a '''''D'''''ragon, a mighty dragon<br>
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that Everybody Feared<br>
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that '''''E'''''verybody '''''F'''''eared<br>
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Now, G is for Giraffe<br>
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Now, G is for '''''G'''''iraffe<br>
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And H for Halloween<br>
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And H for '''''H'''''alloween<br>
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But, I'm not Joking about<br>
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But, '''''I''''''m not '''''J'''''oking about<br>
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This Kill-ill-Ling<br>
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This '''''K'''''ill-ill-'''''L'''''ing<br>
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Machine, Na-na-na-na<br>
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'''''M'''''achi- '''''N'''''a-na-na-na<br>
Na-na-na-na<br>
Na-na-na-na<br>
''{as if through a bullhorn}'' Na-na-na-na<br>
''{as if through a bullhorn}'' Na-na-na-na<br>
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Oh, pants will keep on Peein'<br>
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'''''O'''''h, pants will keep on '''''P'''''eein'<br>
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And we'll raise Quite a Ruckus<br>
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And we'll raise '''''Q'''''uite a '''''R'''''uckus<br>
In case you haven't guessed by now<br>
In case you haven't guessed by now<br>
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The S is for Suckus<br>
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The '''''S''''' is for Suckus<br>
The S is for Sucks<br>
The S is for Sucks<br>
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The S is for Sucks!<br>
The S is for Sucks!<br>
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T! Two beefy arms!<br>
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''{children's voices yell the letters T through W with Strong Bad}''
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U! Uneven style!<br>
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V! Constabulate V's!<br>
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T! '''''T'''''wo beefy arms!<br>
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W! What a pile!<br>
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U! '''''U'''''neven style!<br>
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Xcuse me Mr. Trogdor<br>
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V! Constabulate '''''V''''''s!<br>
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You've run out of luck<br>
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W! '''''W'''''hat a pile!<br>
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'''''X'''''cuse me Mr. Trogdor<br>
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'''''Y'''''ou've run out of luck<br>
In case you haven't heard the news<br>
In case you haven't heard the news<br>
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Zee S is for Sucks<br>
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'''''Z'''''ee S is for Sucks<br>
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''{children's voices join in and sing this part}''
Zee S is for Sucks<br>
Zee S is for Sucks<br>
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Croissant! Zee S is for Sucks!
Croissant! Zee S is for Sucks!
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{cut back to Smoky Office}'' Yeah, yeah, I know what you are thinking.  "What about Trogdor?" You internet types ruined Trogdor!  Just like you did zombies, pirates, ninjas and Strong Bad!  Er, wait, no.  Yeah!  And personally, I preferred that children's alphabet song to Trogdor's heavy metal song any day. ''{Trogdor's snout appears in the window and roars}'' Waugh!  Yes, sir! Sorry, sir! Right away, sir!
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''{Cut back to Smoky Office.}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Yeah, yeah, I know what you're thinkin'.  "What about Trogdor?" You internet types ruined Trogdor!  Just like you did zombies, pirates, ninjas, and Strong Bad!  Er, wait, no.  Yeah!  And personally, I preferred that children's alphabet song to Trogdor's heavy metal song any day. ''{Trogdor's snout appears behind the blinds outside the window and Trogdor roars.}'' Waugh!  Yes, sir! Sorry, sir! Right away, sir!
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''{The following song is accompanied with black and white pencil-drawn scenes of lightning, the S is for Sucks dragon, the dragon attacking a lighthouse, the word "sucks" and a terrified captain at a ship's steering wheel.}''
'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{singing in speed metal style}'' The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!<br>
'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{singing in speed metal style}'' The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!<br>
The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!<br>
The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!<br>
The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!<br>
The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!<br>
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The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!<br>
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The S is for Sucks, the S is for Suuuuuucks!<br>
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''{cut to an illustration of the S is for Sucks dragon with a caption "HAPPY TROGDAY S is for SUCKS DRAGON!!"}''
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''{Cut to an illustration of the S is for Sucks dragon with the caption "HAPPY TROGDAY, S is for SUCKS DRAGON!!"}''
==Easter Eggs==
==Easter Eggs==
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*At the end, click on The S Is For Sucks' head to see a scene with Coach Z and his attempt at drawing a dragon (or "Wormdingler") in the locker room:
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*At the end, click on the S Is For Sucks dragon's head to see a scene with Coach Z and his attempt at drawing a dragon (or "Wormdingler") in the locker room:
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:'''COACH Z''': ''{looking fatigued}'' Hi there, Wormdingler, I got youse this cupcake ''{holds up a cupcake}'' for your famous fifth birthday. You don't need no consummate V's to be my bride. Oh, did I just say that out loud? ''{he looks around repeatedly}''
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:'''COACH Z''': ''{looking fatigued}'' Hey there, Wormdingler, I got youse this cupcake ''{holds up a cupcake}'' for your famous fifth birthday. ''{drops his hand}'' You don't need no consummate V's to be my bride. Oh, did I just say that out loud? ''{he looks around repeatedly}''
==Fun Facts==
==Fun Facts==
===Explanations===
===Explanations===
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*Strong Bad's comment about how the Internet ruined zombies, pirates, and ninjas refers to various [[Wikipedia:Internet meme|Internet memes]] that have been popular over the years.
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*Strong Bad's comment about how the Internet ruined "zombies, pirates, ninjas and Strong Bad" refers to various [[Wikipedia:Internet meme|Internet memes]] that have been popular over the years (including [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] itself).
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*"Constabulate" (apparently used in place of "consummate") refers to a constable, a British police officer rank, emphasized by the "S is for Sucks Dragon" wearing a British police helmet.
===Trivia===
===Trivia===
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*This is the first time Trogdor has appeared in [[Free Country, USA]]
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*This is the first time Trogdor has appeared in [[Free Country, USA]].
===Remarks===
===Remarks===
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*Strong Bad sings a song with na-nas as lyrics, which were listed as no. 2 on his [[Bottom 10]].
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*Strong Bad sings a song with na-nas as lyrics, which were listed as no. 2 on his [[bottom 10]].
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**Similarly, he is able to put up with making a song for children despite demostrating how he isn't cut out for educational TV in [[for kids]].
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*In the Easter egg, Coach Z's arms appear to be animated differently than they have been in previous toons. They appear to be drawn as a whole, instead of two separate pieces that are manipulated. Bubs's arms saw a similar update in animation style in [[nightlife]].
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*Between the opening scene and the last Strong Bad scene, the background behind the window changes from a light gray to a pale blue.
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*In many other toons, newspapers contain text that can be read if zoomed in on. In this case, Strong Bad's book contains only scribbles.
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*The title of Strong Bad's book is an example of a [[nondescript noun]].
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===Fixed Goofs===
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*Trogday 08 on the [[TV Time Toons Menu|Toons menu]] linked to a [[404'd]] page because the link was misspelled as http://www.homestarrunner.com/trogday08.ht7ml. <!--[sic]-->
===Inside References===
===Inside References===
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*The page title makes a reference to Strong Bad's replacement email-checking chair, [[Le Restige]], from [[the chair]], which is also the chair that Strong Bad sits on at the beginning.
*The page title makes a reference to Strong Bad's replacement email-checking chair, [[Le Restige]], from [[the chair]], which is also the chair that Strong Bad sits on at the beginning.
*The music in the beginning was first heard in [[portrait]].
*The music in the beginning was first heard in [[portrait]].
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*This toon includes mentions of [[pants]], [[peeing]], [[style]], and [[croissants]].
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*This toon includes mentions of [[pants]], [[peeing]], and [[croissants]].
*Strong Bad uses a faux [[French]] accent and wears a [[beret]] and a [[mustache]].
*Strong Bad uses a faux [[French]] accent and wears a [[beret]] and a [[mustache]].
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*Strong Bad saying, "I'm fantastic Strong Bad" is a reference to "I am regular Strong Bad" from [[unnatural]].
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*This is one of the few times Strong Bad is seen [[Strong Bad Wearing a Shirt|wearing a shirt]].
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*Strong Bad saying "Yes sir, sorry sir, right away sir" to Trogdor is a reference to [[from work]], where Homestar said the same to Pom Pom.
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*Strong Bad saying "Yes sir, sorry sir, right away sir" to Trogdor is the same as what Homestar said to Pom Pom in [[from work]].
*The newspaper headline reads "top mark [[b/w]] long V".
*The newspaper headline reads "top mark [[b/w]] long V".
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*Strong Bad saying "I'm fantastic Strong Bad" is similar to "I'm regular Strong Bad" from [[unnatural]].
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*The ghost representing Halloween is the same style as the ghost seen in [[space program]].
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*Strong Bad's song takes place in front of a [[paper background]].
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*Strong Bad saying "[[Larger or Smaller Number|Dozens, nay, severals]]" is a possible reference to [[suntan]], in which the announcer says, "minutes, nay, seconds" when advertising the [[Ab-Abber 2000]].
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===Real World References===
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*The metal song at the end sounds like [[Wikipedia: Breaking the Law|Breaking the Law]] by [[Wikipedia: Judas Priest|Judas Priest]].
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*The giraffe is similar to the mascot for [[Wikipedia: Toys "R" Us|Toys "R" Us]].
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===Fast-Forward===
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*Trogdor would later be seen in Free Country, USA again in [[8-Bit Is Enough]].
==See Also==
==See Also==
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==External Links==
==External Links==
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*[[HR:trogday08.html|Watch "Trogday 08"]]
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*[[HR:trogday08.html|watch "Trogday 08"]]
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*[[HR:trogday08.swf|View the Flash file for "Trogday 08"]]
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*[[HR:trogday08.swf|view the Flash file for "Trogday 08"]]
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*[[Forum:13368|Forum thread re: Trogday 08]]
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*[[Forum:13368|forum thread re: Trogday 08]]
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Current revision as of 12:40, 11 January 2018

Toon Category: Holiday Toon
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"Zee S is for Sucks!"

Strong Bad honors the fifth birthday of that famous dragon... only it's not what you may expect.

Cast (in order of appearance): Strong Bad, The S is for Sucks Dragon, Trogdor, Coach Z (Easter egg), Wormdingler (Easter egg)

Places: Smoky Office, Locker Room (Easter egg)

Date: Monday, January 14, 2008

Running Time: 2:15

Page Title: Brought to you by Le Restige!

Contents

[edit] Transcript

{Open on a shot of Strong Bad sitting near the window in the Smoky Office on Le Restige. He is reading a book titled "Things I'm About To Say"}

STRONG BAD: Hi, folks. {he closes the book} I'm fantastic Strong Bad with an important seeming message. {he tosses the book offscreen} Five years ago, I drew a little dragon. It wasn't much to look at, but he captured the hearts and minds of dozens, nay, severals of internet viewers. I'm, of course, talking about none other than {cut to a sheet of notebook paper} The "S is for Sucks" dragon!!

STRONG BAD: {in rhythm} A long time ago
Before things got weird
Came a Dragon, a mighty dragon
that Everybody Feared
Now, G is for Giraffe
And H for Halloween
But, I'm not Joking about
This Kill-ill-Ling
Machi- Na-na-na-na
Na-na-na-na
{as if through a bullhorn} Na-na-na-na
Oh, pants will keep on Peein'
And we'll raise Quite a Ruckus
In case you haven't guessed by now
The S is for Suckus

The S is for Sucks
The S is for Sucks
The S is for Sucks
The S is for Sucks!

The S is for Sucks
The S is for Sucks
The S is for Sucks
The S is for Sucks!

{children's voices yell the letters T through W with Strong Bad}

T! Two beefy arms!
U! Uneven style!
V! Constabulate V's!
W! What a pile!
Xcuse me Mr. Trogdor
You've run out of luck
In case you haven't heard the news
Zee S is for Sucks

{children's voices join in and sing this part}

Zee S is for Sucks
Zee S is for Sucks
Zee S is for Sucks
Oh, Zee S is for Sucks!

Zee S is for Sucks
Zee S is for Sucks
Zee S is for Sucks
Croissant! Zee S is for Sucks!

{Cut back to Smoky Office.}

STRONG BAD: Yeah, yeah, I know what you're thinkin'. "What about Trogdor?" You internet types ruined Trogdor! Just like you did zombies, pirates, ninjas, and Strong Bad! Er, wait, no. Yeah! And personally, I preferred that children's alphabet song to Trogdor's heavy metal song any day. {Trogdor's snout appears behind the blinds outside the window and Trogdor roars.} Waugh! Yes, sir! Sorry, sir! Right away, sir!

{The following song is accompanied with black and white pencil-drawn scenes of lightning, the S is for Sucks dragon, the dragon attacking a lighthouse, the word "sucks" and a terrified captain at a ship's steering wheel.}

STRONG BAD: {singing in speed metal style} The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!
The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!
The S is for Sucks, the S is for Sucks!
The S is for Sucks, the S is for Suuuuuucks!

{Cut to an illustration of the S is for Sucks dragon with the caption "HAPPY TROGDAY, S is for SUCKS DRAGON!!"}

[edit] Easter Eggs

  • At the end, click on the S Is For Sucks dragon's head to see a scene with Coach Z and his attempt at drawing a dragon (or "Wormdingler") in the locker room:
COACH Z: {looking fatigued} Hey there, Wormdingler, I got youse this cupcake {holds up a cupcake} for your famous fifth birthday. {drops his hand} You don't need no consummate V's to be my bride. Oh, did I just say that out loud? {he looks around repeatedly}

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Explanations

  • Strong Bad's comment about how the Internet ruined "zombies, pirates, ninjas and Strong Bad" refers to various Internet memes that have been popular over the years (including Homestar Runner itself).
  • "Constabulate" (apparently used in place of "consummate") refers to a constable, a British police officer rank, emphasized by the "S is for Sucks Dragon" wearing a British police helmet.

[edit] Trivia

[edit] Remarks

  • Strong Bad sings a song with na-nas as lyrics, which were listed as no. 2 on his bottom 10.
    • Similarly, he is able to put up with making a song for children despite demostrating how he isn't cut out for educational TV in for kids.
  • In the Easter egg, Coach Z's arms appear to be animated differently than they have been in previous toons. They appear to be drawn as a whole, instead of two separate pieces that are manipulated. Bubs's arms saw a similar update in animation style in nightlife.
  • Between the opening scene and the last Strong Bad scene, the background behind the window changes from a light gray to a pale blue.
  • In many other toons, newspapers contain text that can be read if zoomed in on. In this case, Strong Bad's book contains only scribbles.
  • The title of Strong Bad's book is an example of a nondescript noun.

[edit] Fixed Goofs

[edit] Inside References

  • The entire toon and all the dragons featured in it are a reference to the email dragon, as well as to the Trogday holiday.
  • The page title makes a reference to Strong Bad's replacement email-checking chair, Le Restige, from the chair, which is also the chair that Strong Bad sits on at the beginning.
  • The music in the beginning was first heard in portrait.
  • This toon includes mentions of pants, peeing, and croissants.
  • Strong Bad uses a faux French accent and wears a beret and a mustache.
  • This is one of the few times Strong Bad is seen wearing a shirt.
  • Strong Bad saying "Yes sir, sorry sir, right away sir" to Trogdor is the same as what Homestar said to Pom Pom in from work.
  • The newspaper headline reads "top mark b/w long V".
  • Strong Bad saying "I'm fantastic Strong Bad" is similar to "I'm regular Strong Bad" from unnatural.
  • The ghost representing Halloween is the same style as the ghost seen in space program.
  • Strong Bad's song takes place in front of a paper background.
  • Strong Bad saying "Dozens, nay, severals" is a possible reference to suntan, in which the announcer says, "minutes, nay, seconds" when advertising the Ab-Abber 2000.

[edit] Real World References

[edit] Fast-Forward

  • Trogdor would later be seen in Free Country, USA again in 8-Bit Is Enough.

[edit] See Also

[edit] External Links

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