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Strong Bad Email #10
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"Oh Trevor, I pine for you."

Strong Bad shows his emotional side in this touching email when he laments over the apparent death of Trevor (the vampire), showing just how truly fragile he is.

Cast (in order of appearance): Strong Bad

Places: Computer Room

Computer: Tandy 400

Date: Monday, January 21, 2002

Running Time: 1:06

Page Title: Tandy 400!!!

DVD: strongbad_email.exe Disc One, Sbemails' 50 Greatest Hits DVD

SBEmail Menu Description: When Strong Bad realizes the horrible truth about Trevor, he waxes nostalgic for the carefree days of a few seconds ago.


[edit] Transcript

STRONG BAD: I'm totally checking my email. Total, man.

STRONG BAD: {typing} And what? That's it? I'm a vampire and here's a million dollars...or I'm a vampire and here's your own spaceship... I mean what the f {stops typing} Oh no, I get it. {sadly} THEY GOT HIM!!! Somebody stuck him with a stake through the heart! Oh, this is so sad! Oh Trevor, I pine for you.

{Fade to black. Strong Bad walks in.}

STRONG BAD: Hi, everybody. In memoriam of poor Trevor, let's go back and revisit a few of my favorite Trevor memories.

{He turns around and presses a button on a remote control. Static cut to the Tandy showing Trevor's email.}

STRONG BAD: {reading} This is Trevor from Hampden Maine and I was wondering if you could teach me how to be as awesome as you.

{Static cut back to Strong Bad in the black scene.}

STRONG BAD: Oh, that was great. And who could forget this one?

{He turns around and clicks the remote again. Static cut back to the Tandy, email still on screen.}

STRONG BAD: {reading} I am a vampire and... {typing} And what? That's it?

{Static cut back to Strong Bad in the black scene.}

STRONG BAD: Ah, we sure had some great times Trevor. {leaves quickly}

{Fade to the Tandy, which displays the following message:}

STRONG BAD: {voiceover} I'm gonna miss you, bro.

{The Paper comes down.}

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Trivia

  • This is the first email featuring Strong Bad's spaceship obsession, continued in credit card, CGNU, space program, Drive-Thru, and most recently in Career Day.
  • This was the oldest email ever to become a Podstar Runner podcast. The summary read, "Strong Bad gets an email from a vampire and realizes the horrible truth. Short but classic action!"
  • The YouTube description for this email is "Strong Bad looks back at a few of his favorite Trevor memories."

[edit] Goofs

  • When the camera cuts away from the Tandy, the contrast buttons are still clickable (though not visible), and only in the last cutaway will they affect the Tandy's display when clicked on.
  • When Strong Bad shakes his head, his mask extends beyond his head on the left side.

[edit] Inside References

  • The remote control Strong Bad uses is the same remote used with the Telebision.
  • This email contains an allusion to swearing.
  • This is the first time Strong Bad pines for someone.

[edit] Fast Forward

[edit] DVD Version

  • Unlike other DVD versions of emails, the back button appears then disappears just before this email ends.
  • The DVD version features hidden creators' commentary. To access it, switch the DVD player's audio language selection while watching. This commentary is only available on the Sbemails' 50 Greatest Hits DVD.

[edit] Commentary Transcript

(Commentary by: Strong Bad, Mike Chapman)

STRONG BAD: This is another one I can't watch!

MIKE: Uhm...

STRONG BAD: I just can't watch it! I'm outta here!

MIKE: No! Oh... {the door opens and closes} well, that's fine. I'll do it by myself. Um... do I really have to do it by myself?


MIKE: {overlapping} Oh, okay.

STRONG BAD: —I didn't really leave, I just opened and closed the door with my mouth. I went rrree!—rrr!—click-click—badonk—klrrr—doorknob!—cla-clunk.

MIKE: Why'd you—why did you say "doorknob" in the middle of that sound effect?

STRONG BAD: That's to... say the sound.

{the Strong Bad onscreen has just typed "what the f"}

MIKE: What were you about to type there?

STRONG BAD: Uh... you know... what the...{singing} fireplace in the {perhaps garbling the word "magic"} mangic place! {Mike laughs} Fireplace in the mangic place. It's the new song from Strong Bad {Mike laughs a bit harder} for this commentary! Oh, that was the remote control...{Mike laughs} from that old VCR we had!

MIKE: {stifles a laugh} Yes. I remember that.

STRONG BAD: {talking} Man, I was doing clip shows... of clip shows of clip shows... before there was clip shows.

MIKE: {as the paper comes down} It's over.

[edit] Fun Facts

  • Strong Bad's first line seems to imply that this commentary was recorded shortly after the commentary for sisters.

[edit] External Links

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