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Strong Bad Email #11
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"Aaaah, my kingdom continues to flourish."

When Mike wonders why Strong Bad doesn't rule the world, or at least some kind of field, Strong Bad brings Strong Badia to the public eye for the first time.

Cast (in order of appearance): Strong Bad, The Cheat

Places: Computer Room, Strong Badia

Computer: Tandy 400

Date: Monday, January 28, 2002

Running Time: 0:40

Page Title: Tandy 400!!!

DVD: strongbad_email.exe Disc One

SBEmail Menu Description: Strong Bad checks in on/invents Strong Badia. Apparently it is behind a dumpster we've never seen before.


[edit] Transcript

STRONG BAD: {muttering} Email, grumble grumble, email, grumble... {stops muttering}

{Strong Bad pronounces UK as "uck"}

STRONG BAD: What are you talking about, Mike, UK? {pronounces UK as "uck" again} I mean I've totally ruled that field out behind the—

{Cut to Strong Badia. It is windy and has a gray sky. A blue can rolls past.}

STRONG BAD: {offscreen} —dumpsters since like diaper school, man.

{Strong Bad appears and holds his arm up proudly.}

STRONG BAD: Aaaah, my kingdom continues to flourish. Uh, carry on, everyone.

{The Cheat appears from behind the white fence and approaches the tire.}

STRONG BAD: Hey! The Cheat! What, you wanna get banished? Don't touch that!

{The Paper comes down.}

STRONG BAD: What're you standing around for, man? Don't you have, like, some of my bidding to do?

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Trivia

  • This is the first Strong Bad Email in which The Cheat appears.
  • This is the first appearance of Strong Badia.
  • This is the first Strong Bad Email where the sender gives a location outside of the United States.
  • This is the second-shortest email, next to sb_email 22 with a running time of 0:34, and the shortest including Easter eggs, since sb_email 22's Easter egg puts its total running time at 0:58.
  • The YouTube description for this email is "Strong Bad checks in on/invents Strong Badia. Apparently it is behind a dumpster we've never seen before."

[edit] Remarks

  • The back button is on the right side of the screen instead of on the left side of the screen.
  • Unlike in most toons, The Cheat has a blinking animation, like Homestar and Marzipan.

[edit] Goofs

  • When the Paper comes down, its shadow is right behind it as if it were directly in front of a flat picture.

[edit] Inside References

  • Strong Bad mentions diaper school.

[edit] Fast Forward

  • Here, Strong Bad warns The Cheat not to touch the tire. Later, in date, it is revealed what security measures Strong Bad employs to prevent this from happening.
  • In colonization, Strong Bad reuses the phrase "out behind the dumpsters" in reference to Strong Badia.

[edit] DVD Version

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

[edit] Commentary Transcript

(Commentary by: Mike Chapman, Strong Bad)


MIKE: OK, so I've been joined in the commentary booth by Strong Bad—


MIKE: Mr. SuTo, apparently, is his new name, so—

STRONG BAD: Supreme Total. It's the shortness for Supreme Total.

MIKE: Oh, SuTo. Mr. SuTo.


MIKE: Mr. Supreme Total Strong Bad.

STRONG BAD: Remember when it used to be windy in Strong Badia all the time?

MIKE: And the sky was always gray.


MIKE: The sky's sometimes still gray—

STRONG BAD: Not anymore! Now—now that I've taken over, things have—

MIKE: Brightened up.

STRONG BAD: Yeah. This is before I had the Bear-Shark. I just had verbally—to verbally abuse The Cheat. This a short email!

MIKE: Yeah, get outta here.

STRONG BAD: OK, I'm outta here!

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