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(Trivia: Strong Bad does a commentary on a cartoon resembling many of his early SBEmails.)
 
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[[Image:sbemail21.PNG|thumb|"...or maybe a cloud that looked like a bird. You know, like a bird cloud."]]
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Geroge writes in to ask Strong Bad to do a cartoon with only him in it, with a voiceover commentary. We also learn a valuable lesson; "Too much of a good thing is an awesome thing.  But too much of an awesome thing is...umm...really, really dumb and bad."
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Geroge writes in to ask Strong Bad to do a cartoon with only him in it, with voiceover commentary. Strong Bad teaches a valuable lesson; "Too much of a good thing is an awesome thing.  But too much of an awesome thing is...umm...really, really dumb and bad."
'''Cast (in order of appearance):'''  {{Film|Strong Bad}}
'''Cast (in order of appearance):'''  {{Film|Strong Bad}}
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'''Computer:''' [[Tandy 400]]
'''Computer:''' [[Tandy 400]]
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'''Date:''' April 8, 2002
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'''Date:''' Monday, April 8, 2002
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'''Running Time:''' 1:43
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'''Running Time:''' 1:45
'''Page Title:''' Tandy 400!!!
'''Page Title:''' Tandy 400!!!
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{{dvd|strongbad_email.exe Disc One}}
== Transcript ==
== Transcript ==
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''{The scene changes and we see Strong Bad standing in The Field. He hears a bird singing and he looks up and around.}''
''{The scene changes and we see Strong Bad standing in The Field. He hears a bird singing and he looks up and around.}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{voiceover}'' Umm... so this is another part where it's just me. And I'm kinda standing around. You know, just standing. I guess I don't do very much. ''{Strong Bad scratches his head}'' No wait, I just scratched my head. Yeah, I remember that part. I totally had to scratch my head then, man. I can't remember exactly what I was looking at there. Er, I think it was like a bird, or maybe a cloud that looked like a bird. You know, like a bird cloud.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{voiceover}'' Umm... So this is another part where it's just me. And I'm kinda standing around. You know, just standing. I guess I don't do very much. ''{Strong Bad scratches his head}'' No wait, I just scratched my head. Yeah, I remember that part. I totally had to scratch my head then, man. I can't remember exactly what I was looking at there. Er, I think it was like a bird, or maybe a cloud that looked like a bird. You know, like a bird cloud.
''{The scene changes back to Strong Bad sitting in front of the computer.}''
''{The scene changes back to Strong Bad sitting in front of the computer.}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{typing}'' I dunno. That wasn't so bad actually. You know its <!--sic--> like, All Strong Bad, All the Time! But you know what they say, "Too much of a good thing is an awesome thing. But too much of an awesome thing is...umm...really, really dumb and bad." ''{stops typing}'' All right, so until next time send me a little email and I'll give you a little crap.  
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{typing}'' I dunno. That wasn't so bad actually. You know it's ''{types "its"}'' like, All Strong Bad, All the Time! But you know what they say, "Too much of a good thing is an awesome thing. But too much of an awesome thing is...umm...really, really dumb and bad." ''{stops typing}'' All right, so until next time send me a little email and I'll give you a little crap.  
''{[[The Paper]] comes down.}''
''{[[The Paper]] comes down.}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{voiceover}'' So, this is where I just finished checking my email and I'm just kinda sitting there. You know, I...I think I was probably staring at my computer screen. You know, watching those green lines go by. I'd be like "Whoa, check at these green lines!" You know, they just keep going. ''{His eyes turn to green hypnotic circles and his head sways a little.}'' Those things could hypnotize you, man. If you watch them long enough. ''{His head drops to the keyboard.}'' Oh, see! There I go.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{voiceover}'' So, this is where I just finished checking my email and I'm just kinda sitting there. You know, I... I think I was probably staring at my computer screen. You know, watching those green lines go by. I'd be like "Whoa, check out these green lines!" You know, they just keep going. ''{His eyes turn to green hypnotic circles and his head sways a little.}'' Those things could hypnotize you, man. If you watch them long enough. ''{His head drops to the keyboard.}'' Oh, see! There I go.
== Fun Facts ==
== Fun Facts ==
===Trivia===
===Trivia===
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*This is the first e-mail where The Paper reads "Click here to e-mail strong bad strongbad@homestarrunner.com" instead of just "Click here to e-mail strong bad."
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*This is the first email where The Paper reads "Click here to e-mail strong bad strongbad@homestarrunner.com" instead of just "Click here to e-mail strong bad."
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*The [[YouTube]] description for this email is "Strong Bad does commentary on a cartoon of himself just standing around."
===Remarks===
===Remarks===
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*When Strong Bad's head hits the keyboard, no letters appear onscreen.
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*When Strong Bad's head hits the keyboard, nothing changes on screen.
*It's strange that Strong Bad says he shouldn't have his own cartoon, since the majority of the previous emails have had only him as a character.
*It's strange that Strong Bad says he shouldn't have his own cartoon, since the majority of the previous emails have had only him as a character.
===Goofs===
===Goofs===
*Strong Bad did not put an apostrophe in the "it's" in the "You know its like, All Strong Bad, All the Time" part of his reply.
*Strong Bad did not put an apostrophe in the "it's" in the "You know its like, All Strong Bad, All the Time" part of his reply.
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*The Paper appears over the black border of the cartoon.
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*When Strong Bad becomes hypnotized, his head begins to move before his reflection.
===Inside References===
===Inside References===
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===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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*A 3D CGI version of the cartoon becomes a scene in [[Strong Bad Gameways]].
*Strong Bad gets hypnotized again in [[what I want]].
*Strong Bad gets hypnotized again in [[what I want]].
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*Strong Bad has since done such narration in the commentary for various cartoons on the DVDs.
== DVD Version ==
== DVD Version ==
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Pretty good.
'''STRONG BAD:''' Pretty good.
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'''MIKE:''' So, um... We're going to have you do—this will be, like, uh, three layers of commentary on this.
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'''MIKE:''' So, um... We're going to have you do&mdash;this will be, like, uh, three layers of commentary on this.
'''STRONG BAD:''' Yes, yes.
'''STRONG BAD:''' Yes, yes.
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'''MIKE:''' It might be hard to understand with so many Strong Bad voices going on.
'''MIKE:''' It might be hard to understand with so many Strong Bad voices going on.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Well I'm not talking in this part—
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Well I'm not talking in this part&mdash;
'''MIKE:''' Yes you are.
'''MIKE:''' Yes you are.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' I'm talking ''over'' the talking. I ju- I remember doing the commentary for this part, watching myself, and I was looking around, you know, and my head looked really weird, 'cause you weren't very good at Flash yet. And, uh, I tippy-tapped... I was totally tippy-tappin' the toes... It ''was'' a bird cloud.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' I'm talking ''over'' the talking. I ju&mdash;I remember doing the commentary for this part, watching myself, and I was looking around, you know, and my head looked really weird, 'cause you weren't very good at Flash yet. And, uh, I tippy-tapped... I was totally tippy-tappin' the toes... It ''was'' a bird cloud.
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'''MIKE:''' You—
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'''MIKE:''' You&mdash;
'''STRONG BAD:''' I remember now.
'''STRONG BAD:''' I remember now.
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'''MIKE:''' You remember now.
'''MIKE:''' You remember now.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' After all this time, I had a—a regression hypno-therapies, and it was, just, it—
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'''STRONG BAD:''' After all this time, I had a&mdash;a regression hypnotherapies, and it was, just, it&mdash;
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'''MIKE:''' Everything that—
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'''MIKE:''' Everything that&mdash;
'''STRONG BAD:''' ''Clearly'' a bird cloud.
'''STRONG BAD:''' ''Clearly'' a bird cloud.
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'''MIKE:''' Was there anything you remembered from your hypno-therapy?
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'''MIKE:''' Was there anything you remembered from your hypnotherapy?
'''STRONG BAD:''' Yes.
'''STRONG BAD:''' Yes.
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'''MIKE:''' What else?
'''MIKE:''' What else?
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Uh, I—
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Uh, I&mdash;
'''MIKE:''' Do you remember what the "R" in "routine" stands for?
'''MIKE:''' Do you remember what the "R" in "routine" stands for?
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'''MIKE:''' Oh, and now you forgot?
'''MIKE:''' Oh, and now you forgot?
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'''STRONG BAD:''' I for—aww, but if you hadn't brought it up, I'd have totally just said that.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' I for&mdash;aww, but if you hadn't brought it up, I'd have totally just said that.
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'''MIKE:''' I... well...
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'''MIKE:''' I... Well...
'''STRONG BAD:''' Man.
'''STRONG BAD:''' Man.
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'''MIKE:''' So is this when you got the hypno-therapy right here? 'Cause it looks like, here in a second, you start to get hypnotized.
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'''MIKE:''' So is this when you got the hypnotherapy right here? 'Cause it looks like, here in a second, you start to get hypnotized.
'''STRONG BAD:''' No, but they did the same thing! They made me look at an old Apple monitor.
'''STRONG BAD:''' No, but they did the same thing! They made me look at an old Apple monitor.
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'''MIKE:''' Uh, yeah.
'''MIKE:''' Uh, yeah.
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'''STRONG BAD:''' So this is me at the end of the email lookin' at the end of the email ''{starts speeding up}'' lookin' at the end of the email lookin' at the end of the email lookin' at—oh no! I've been through the time warp! Mike! It's yesterday!
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'''STRONG BAD:''' So this is me at the end of the email lookin' at the end of the email ''{starts speeding up}'' lookin' at the end of the email lookin' at the end of the email lookin' at&mdash;oh no! I've been through the time warp! Mike! It's yesterday!
'''MIKE:''' ''{laughs a little}'' Oh really?
'''MIKE:''' ''{laughs a little}'' Oh really?
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== External Links ==
== External Links ==
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*[[HR:sbemail21.html|watch "cartoon"]]
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{{sbemailextlinks|21|youtube=2Zp6muqk9RM}}
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*[[HR:sbemail21.swf|view the Flash file for "cartoon"]]
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{{Strong Bad Email}}
{{Strong Bad Email}}
[[Category:Tandy 400 Emails]] [[Category: Emails With DVD Commentary]]
[[Category:Tandy 400 Emails]] [[Category: Emails With DVD Commentary]]

Current revision as of 05:45, 24 February 2018

Strong Bad Email #21
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"...or maybe a cloud that looked like a bird. You know, like a bird cloud."

Geroge writes in to ask Strong Bad to do a cartoon with only him in it, with voiceover commentary. Strong Bad teaches a valuable lesson; "Too much of a good thing is an awesome thing. But too much of an awesome thing is...umm...really, really dumb and bad."

Cast (in order of appearance): Strong Bad

Places: Computer Room, The Field

Computer: Tandy 400

Date: Monday, April 8, 2002

Running Time: 1:45

Page Title: Tandy 400!!!

DVD: strongbad_email.exe Disc One

Contents

[edit] Transcript

STRONG BAD: This episode, Strong Bad checks his email.

{reading}

{Strong Bad pronounces "geroge" literally, as in "gee-roje" with a hard G}

STRONG BAD: {typing} Oh, no way, Geroge {same as before}. We tried that once. Trust me, man. Bad idea.

{The scene changes and we see Strong Bad standing in The Field. He hears a bird singing and he looks up and around.}

STRONG BAD: {voiceover} Umm... So this is another part where it's just me. And I'm kinda standing around. You know, just standing. I guess I don't do very much. {Strong Bad scratches his head} No wait, I just scratched my head. Yeah, I remember that part. I totally had to scratch my head then, man. I can't remember exactly what I was looking at there. Er, I think it was like a bird, or maybe a cloud that looked like a bird. You know, like a bird cloud.

{The scene changes back to Strong Bad sitting in front of the computer.}

STRONG BAD: {typing} I dunno. That wasn't so bad actually. You know it's {types "its"} like, All Strong Bad, All the Time! But you know what they say, "Too much of a good thing is an awesome thing. But too much of an awesome thing is...umm...really, really dumb and bad." {stops typing} All right, so until next time send me a little email and I'll give you a little crap.

{The Paper comes down.}

STRONG BAD: {voiceover} So, this is where I just finished checking my email and I'm just kinda sitting there. You know, I... I think I was probably staring at my computer screen. You know, watching those green lines go by. I'd be like "Whoa, check out these green lines!" You know, they just keep going. {His eyes turn to green hypnotic circles and his head sways a little.} Those things could hypnotize you, man. If you watch them long enough. {His head drops to the keyboard.} Oh, see! There I go.

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Trivia

  • This is the first email where The Paper reads "Click here to e-mail strong bad strongbad@homestarrunner.com" instead of just "Click here to e-mail strong bad."
  • The YouTube description for this email is "Strong Bad does commentary on a cartoon of himself just standing around."

[edit] Remarks

  • When Strong Bad's head hits the keyboard, nothing changes on screen.
  • It's strange that Strong Bad says he shouldn't have his own cartoon, since the majority of the previous emails have had only him as a character.

[edit] Goofs

  • Strong Bad did not put an apostrophe in the "it's" in the "You know its like, All Strong Bad, All the Time" part of his reply.
  • The Paper appears over the black border of the cartoon.
  • When Strong Bad becomes hypnotized, his head begins to move before his reflection.

[edit] Inside References

  • Strong Bad receives another email signed with the word crap.

[edit] Fast Forward

  • A 3D CGI version of the cartoon becomes a scene in Strong Bad Gameways.
  • Strong Bad gets hypnotized again in what I want.
  • Strong Bad has since done such narration in the commentary for various cartoons on the DVDs.

[edit] DVD Version

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

[edit] Commentary Transcript

(Commentary by: Mike Chapman, Strong Bad)

STRONG BAD: {singing} Here comes email 21!

MIKE: So, I'm here again with Strong Bad.

STRONG BAD: Hi Mike!

MIKE: How's it goin'?

STRONG BAD: Pretty good.

MIKE: So, um... We're going to have you do—this will be, like, uh, three layers of commentary on this.

STRONG BAD: Yes, yes.

MIKE: It might be hard to understand with so many Strong Bad voices going on.

STRONG BAD: Well I'm not talking in this part—

MIKE: Yes you are.

STRONG BAD: I'm talking over the talking. I ju—I remember doing the commentary for this part, watching myself, and I was looking around, you know, and my head looked really weird, 'cause you weren't very good at Flash yet. And, uh, I tippy-tapped... I was totally tippy-tappin' the toes... It was a bird cloud.

MIKE: You—

STRONG BAD: I remember now.

MIKE: You remember now.

STRONG BAD: After all this time, I had a—a regression hypnotherapies, and it was, just, it—

MIKE: Everything that—

STRONG BAD: Clearly a bird cloud.

MIKE: Was there anything you remembered from your hypnotherapy?

STRONG BAD: Yes.

MIKE: From your past?

STRONG BAD: Yes.

MIKE: What else?

STRONG BAD: Uh, I—

MIKE: Do you remember what the "R" in "routine" stands for?

STRONG BAD: I did {angry} until you just said it, I did!

MIKE: Oh, and now you forgot?

STRONG BAD: I for—aww, but if you hadn't brought it up, I'd have totally just said that.

MIKE: I... Well...

STRONG BAD: Man.

MIKE: So is this when you got the hypnotherapy right here? 'Cause it looks like, here in a second, you start to get hypnotized.

STRONG BAD: No, but they did the same thing! They made me look at an old Apple monitor.

MIKE: Uh, yeah.

STRONG BAD: So this is me at the end of the email lookin' at the end of the email {starts speeding up} lookin' at the end of the email lookin' at the end of the email lookin' at—oh no! I've been through the time warp! Mike! It's yesterday!

MIKE: {laughs a little} Oh really?

STRONG BAD: Oh no! We're working on an email or something, I don't remember! Ohh... I hit the cheese.

MIKE: Hit the cheese.

[edit] Fun Facts

  • Mike asking Strong Bad what the "R" in "routine" stands for is a reference to morning routine.

[edit] External Links

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