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Andrea Huckstep

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« on: 09-01-2002 22:09 »

I just saw the preview of Fox Box just for the Kirby preview and I'm excited. How many are you are looking forward to the Kirby cartoon?

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Speli

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« Reply #1 on: 09-01-2002 22:12 »

You watched that Fox Box thing? I was looking, hoping to see Futurama (I wish and pray), but instead I get this friggin Fox Box? What the hell?
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« Reply #2 on: 09-01-2002 22:18 »

They built a cartoon around that little pink theng?
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« Reply #3 on: 09-01-2002 22:20 »

ug. i hate animated shows based on video games. First Mario, then Sonic, and now this? have they given up intirely on originality or what?
Andrea Huckstep

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« Reply #4 on: 09-01-2002 22:23 »

I hardly got to see any of the Mario and Sonic cartoons, and I didn't get to see Earthworm Jim or Donkey Kong Country. I really have to tape Kirby so I can have fun all over again.
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« Reply #5 on: 09-01-2002 22:36 »

Kirby's cool but I don't see how you can make a TV show based sucking up enemies and copying abilities.
evan

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« Reply #6 on: 09-01-2002 22:42 »

Hey, Joe...remember that they did make a cartoon about Pac-Man. Going around and eating things = character development, I guess.
Kryten

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« Reply #7 on: 09-01-2002 23:31 »

Well, they did try to give Pac-Man some character development by giving him a wife and kid and an evil scientist that wanted to destroy him for some reason. And in the second season they threw in a super-hero and a stupid Fonz-ripoff cousin... you're right, cartoons based on video games suck.

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« Reply #8 on: 09-02-2002 00:31 »

Hey, not all videogame cartoons are crap. Remember Captain N?

*crickets chirp*

...oh shut up! Ok, so maybe it did suck. But it had King Hippo from Mike Tyson's Punch-Out, and he was the best.
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« Reply #9 on: 09-02-2002 02:00 »

I only ever liked sonic but a pink thing running around taking the form of others really will not interest many people.
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« Reply #10 on: 09-02-2002 06:19 »

I was turned off by the Fox Box, watched the first 30 seconds of it... from the maker of Pokemon? WTF? Isn't that Nintendo?
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« Reply #11 on: 09-02-2002 06:31 »

Probably the same animators or something, plus nintendo make kirkby aswell.
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« Reply #12 on: 09-02-2002 07:55 »

I think that Bandai and Nintendo are the same. They invented the power rangers...
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« Reply #13 on: 09-02-2002 07:58 »

My Fox Channel didn't show that Kirby Bull $hit  but the show some dumb Fox news Problem Makers Bull $hit were they find poor people working on the job and made the people look like they are a bunch of a$$holes.
Andrea Huckstep

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« Reply #14 on: 09-02-2002 10:52 »

 
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Originally posted by Speli:
You watched that Fox Box thing? I was looking, hoping to see Futurama (I wish and pray), but instead I get this friggin Fox Box? What the hell?

You didn't notice that there was no Futurama, right?
Speli

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« Reply #15 on: 09-02-2002 10:57 »

Yes, I am well aware of that, thank you...
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« Reply #16 on: 09-02-2002 11:54 »

Because this Fox Box thang and Futurama are so easily confused.
Kryten

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« Reply #17 on: 09-02-2002 12:12 »

I was wondering why Fry looked like a mutant marshmallow.
evan

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« Reply #18 on: 09-02-2002 13:23 »

...and why he suddenly went on a muderous rampage, eating everyone in the 31st Century that dared cross his path...
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« Reply #19 on: 09-02-2002 13:36 »

 
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I think that Bandai and Nintendo are the same. They invented the power rangers...


I dont think nintendo made it with them.
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« Reply #20 on: 09-02-2002 15:18 »

Yeah, I too noticed that Futurama was missing. At first I thought I was watching some low-budget anime, because I flipped channels in the middle of the show.

I don't know much about the new video game TV shows, but the Mario shows of the 80's were cool. I even found some episodes online with Kazaa!
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« Reply #21 on: 09-02-2002 17:32 »

The old live-action Mario shows with Capt. Lou Albano playing Mario? Man, I remember watching those! Those *certaintly* did not age well.
Andrea Huckstep

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« Reply #22 on: 09-02-2002 19:02 »

I have the Mario cartoons on DVD, but without the live action segments. The only live action segment was during "Do the Mario"
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« Reply #23 on: 09-02-2002 19:06 »

Andrea I have a gameboy and I like Mario games but not like how you like them.

Grow up
Andrea Huckstep

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« Reply #24 on: 09-02-2002 21:12 »

When I was 6 and we first owned a Nintendo I was so afraid of Mario games because I was always afraid of Mario and Luigi falling down a hole. That's why I like Mario, even though I'm now seventeen and about to go to 12th grade Wednesday morning and I still feel like a little kid because I'm mentally handicapped.
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« Reply #25 on: 09-02-2002 21:14 »

No, I'm positive that there were live-action skits used as bumpers between the cartoons. I'll be my life on this one. Former wrestling manager Capt. Lou Albano played Mario, some nameless shmo played Luigi (p.s., how sad is it that you're less remembered than Capt. Lou?), and there were guest stars up the wazoo. If I remember correctly, there should be a review of the show somewhere in the x-entertainment.com archives.
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« Reply #26 on: 09-02-2002 21:38 »

 
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Originally posted by Juliet:
Andrea I have a gameboy and I like Mario games but not like how you like them.

Grow up

Hey Juliet. I'll bet she didn't freak out when she saw the toy bunny with the red spraypaint on it. You getting my point?

If she likes video games a lot that's fine. It's certainly not your place to tell her to grow up when she's not starting any trouble with you.

Have a nice day.



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Andrea Huckstep

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« Reply #27 on: 09-02-2002 22:06 »

 
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 I'll bet she didn't freak out when she saw the toy bunny with the red spraypaint on it. You getting my point?


Which one is that?

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« Reply #28 on: 09-02-2002 22:21 »

the offtopic forum, in the picture thread.  there's a couple pictures of a stuffed bunny with fake red paint around its mouth so it looks like it's been eating animals.
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« Reply #29 on: 09-02-2002 22:26 »

 
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No, I'm positive that there were live-action skits used as bumpers between the cartoons. I'll be my life on this one. Former wrestling manager Capt. Lou Albano played Mario, some nameless shmo played Luigi (p.s., how sad is it that you're less remembered than Capt. Lou?), and there were guest stars up the wazoo. If I remember correctly, there should be a review of the show somewhere in the x-entertainment.com archives.

Evan, of course we all remember the live-action Mario segments. But the crappy Mario DVD is crappy and doesn't have them. It only has the cartoons, and I guess the theme song.

PS, I also don't remember the name of the guy who played Luigi. But I remember him having a small part on an episode of Small Wonder. It was awesome.
Kryten

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« Reply #30 on: 09-02-2002 23:55 »
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Originally posted by evan:
The old live-action Mario shows with Capt. Lou Albano playing Mario? Man, I remember watching those! Those *certaintly* did not age well.

You think those were bad, remember when they got replaced with two annoying surfer dudes?
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« Reply #31 on: 09-03-2002 00:25 »

 
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the offtopic forum, in the picture thread.  there's a couple pictures of a stuffed bunny with fake red paint around its mouth so it looks like it's been eating animals.

That's no ordinary stuffed rabbit!

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« Reply #32 on: 09-03-2002 03:12 »

kirby? cartoon? who cares...oh well i sure dont...but Kirby ruled in The original Super Smash Bros.
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« Reply #33 on: 09-03-2002 03:30 »

Yeh he was the best player, he could float when you were playing the master hand.
Andrea Huckstep

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« Reply #34 on: 09-03-2002 09:00 »

 
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PS, I also don't remember the name of the guy who played Luigi. But I remember him having a small part on an episode of Small Wonder. It was awesome.

Danny Wells played Luigi in the super show.

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« Reply #35 on: 09-03-2002 11:57 »

 
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Yeh he was the best player, he could float when you were playing the master hand.

No way. His ability to turn into an invulnerable rock was what made him so great against the hand. Lets you turn invincible in midair!



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« Reply #36 on: 09-03-2002 16:56 »
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So Andrea have you seen the Super Mario live action movie?

And I'm sorry about before
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« Reply #37 on: 09-03-2002 18:28 »

Man, The Super Mario Brothers Movie could, indeed, be the strangest movie adaptation I've ever seen of anything. Mind you, I have seen what became of Starship Troopers. I kind of liked it, though, in a wierd, abstract type of way.
Andrea Huckstep

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« Reply #38 on: 09-03-2002 19:15 »

 
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So Andrea have you seen the Super Mario live action movie?


To answer your question, Juliet, yes I have. I read in a Nintendo Power magazine and someone said that Hollywood should not make movies about video games unless they have played them. Other than that, the movie was funny. I like the part where the goombas dance. I even imitate that dance when I'm in an elevator or something. John Leguizamo rocked as Luigi (even though he lacked a mustache).
Not to mention that my dad got Resident Evil on DVD today.
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« Reply #39 on: 09-04-2002 02:31 »

Well, I'm probably *one* of the only people here who is looking forward to the cartoon. Mainly cause I'm a fan of the SNES games..
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