History DethroningMoment / RobotChicken

16th Jan '17 5:46:35 PM ironballs16
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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', [[https://youtu.be/7s9RYLabxCg where an inmate meets a similar end]] when Percy, the SadisticGuard, "[[BlatantLies forgets]]" to dampen the sponge, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before the inmate is dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.

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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', [[https://youtu.be/7s9RYLabxCg where an inmate meets a similar end]] when Percy, the SadisticGuard, TokenEvilTeammate of the guards, "[[BlatantLies forgets]]" to dampen the sponge, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before the inmate is dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.
16th Jan '17 5:44:43 PM ironballs16
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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', where an absolutely vile inmate meets a similar end when the worst guard in the place "[[BlatantLies forgets]]" to dampen the sponge, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before the inmate is dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.

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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', [[https://youtu.be/7s9RYLabxCg where an absolutely vile inmate meets a similar end end]] when Percy, the worst guard in the place SadisticGuard, "[[BlatantLies forgets]]" to dampen the sponge, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before the inmate is dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.
16th Jan '17 5:43:28 PM ironballs16
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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', where an absolutely vile inmate meets a similar end when the worst guard in the place pulls the same stunt, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before he's dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.

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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', where an absolutely vile inmate meets a similar end when the worst guard in the place pulls "[[BlatantLies forgets]]" to dampen the same stunt, sponge, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before he's the inmate is dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.
16th Jan '17 5:42:42 PM ironballs16
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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', where an absolutely vile inmate meets a similar end when the worst guard in the place pulls the same stunt, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before he's dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.
10th Dec '16 9:03:03 PM pgj1997
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** Tropers/{{Pgj1997}}: What really gets to me is the title of the skit, and its official description. The title is "A Rugrats Joke" and the description reads "Here you go, 90s kids". This bias against the 1990s needs to stop. Either hire writers that know more about the source material than you do, or just ignore it altogether. Blindly attacking franchises isn't funny in the slightest, and PanderingToTheAudience like this will most likely kill most if not all off your viewership. I know Robot Chicken is pretty much made for raping childhoods, but at least be tasteful about it.

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** Tropers/{{Pgj1997}}: What really gets to me is the title of the skit, and its official description. The title is "A Rugrats Joke" and the description reads "Here you go, 90s kids".90's kids.". This bias against the 1990s needs to stop. Either hire writers that know more about the source material than you do, or just ignore it altogether. Blindly attacking franchises isn't funny in the slightest, and PanderingToTheAudience PanderingToTheBase like this will most likely kill most if not all off your viewership. I know Robot Chicken is pretty much made for raping childhoods, but at least be tasteful about it.
10th Dec '16 9:00:54 PM pgj1997
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** Tropers/{{Pgj1997}}: What really gets to me is the title of the skit, and its official description. The title is "A Rugrats Joke" and the description reads "Here you go, 90s kids". This bias against the 1990s needs to stop. Either hire writers that know more about the source material than you do, or just ignore it altogether. Blindly attacking franchises isn't funny in the slightest, and PanderingToTheAudience like this will most likely kill most if not all off your viewership. I know Robot Chicken is pretty much made for raping childhoods, but at least be tasteful about it.
29th Nov '16 10:01:20 AM larry4163
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** Toonguy: I second the one above me. Not only does this seem rather mean spirited, not only is it unfunny, it doesn't even make sense in the context of the show. I mean, perhaps it would have been funny if they had stopped it after the one time that the Rugrats actually talk, I'd actually find it funny. It's not even a case of pointing out certain problems with the original source material (e.g Star Wars Robot Chicken), it's just a domestic abuse joke and it's just.....there. Added to that, it doesn't work with the two characters. Maybe it would have been somewhat more understandable with some of the other parents, but Didi and Stu were always pretty much one of the happier couples. So yeah, not only does it seem really offensive just for the sake of it, but it doesn't even make sense.[[SarcasmMode Bravo writers. Just, just really bravo.]]

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** Toonguy: I second the one above me. Not only does this seem rather mean spirited, not only is it unfunny, [[CriticalResearchFailure it doesn't even make sense in the context of the show. show.]] I mean, perhaps it would have been funny if they had stopped it after the one time that the Rugrats actually talk, I'd actually find it funny. It's not even a case of pointing out certain problems with the original source material (e.g Star Wars Robot Chicken), it's just a domestic abuse joke and it's just.....there. Added to that, it doesn't work with the two characters. Maybe it would have been somewhat more understandable with some of the other parents, but Didi and Stu were always pretty much one of the happier couples. So yeah, not only does it seem really offensive just for the sake of it, but it doesn't even make sense.[[SarcasmMode Bravo writers. Just, just really bravo.]]
23rd Sep '16 6:42:33 AM CaptainTedium
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* Tropers/CaptainTedium: I never really cared for the Where Are They Now-type sketches, but one moment related to them that really pissed me off was the treatment given to [[Series/NinjaTurtlesTheNextMutation Venus de Milo]] in the sketch about the current lives of forgotten girl toys in the episode "Moesha Poppins", and not just because I'm one of the few ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' fans who actually likes Venus. The first thing that drives me furious is that they credit Venus as a girl toy just because she was created as a token female for a team otherwise consisting of males. It's true that the TMNT franchise is primarily aimed at boys and that Venus was created because the executives at Fox wanted a girl turtle so that potential female audiences could have someone to relate to and somehow forgot about April O'Neil, but that doesn't exactly mean that she's a girl's toy. What really pushed my buttons, however, was when they revealed Venus was DrivenToSuicide over her lack of popularity and killed herself by drowning herself in a toilet, with the unfunny punchline of two cops debate over whether it was ironic or funny that Venus soiled herself when she died. There's nothing funny ''or'' ironic about it because ''everyone'' shits themselves when they die.

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* Tropers/CaptainTedium: I never really cared for the Where Are They Now-type sketches, but one moment related to them that really pissed me off was the treatment given to [[Series/NinjaTurtlesTheNextMutation Venus de Milo]] in the sketch about the current lives of forgotten girl toys in the episode "Moesha Poppins", and not just because I'm one of the few ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' fans who actually likes Venus. The first thing that drives me furious is that they credit Venus as a girl toy just because she was created as a token female for a team otherwise consisting of males. It's true that the TMNT franchise is primarily aimed at boys and that Venus was created because the executives at Fox wanted a girl turtle so that potential female audiences could have someone to relate to and somehow forgot about April O'Neil, but that doesn't exactly mean that she's a girl's toy. By that logic, we'd have to classify [[Franchise/GIJoe Lady Jaye, Scarlett]], and [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Arcee]] as girl toys, too! What really pushed my buttons, however, was when they revealed Venus was DrivenToSuicide over her lack of popularity and killed herself by drowning herself in a toilet, with the unfunny punchline of two cops debate debating over whether it was ironic or funny that Venus soiled herself when she died. There's nothing funny ''or'' ironic about it because ''everyone'' shits themselves when they die.
23rd Sep '16 6:39:51 AM CaptainTedium
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* Tropers/CaptainTedium: I never really cared for the Where Are They Now-type sketches, but one moment related to them that really pissed me off was the treatment given to [[Series/NinjaTurtlesTheNextMutation Venus de Milo]] in the sketch about the current lives of forgotten girl toys in the episode "Moesha Poppins", and not just because I'm one of the few ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' fans who actually likes Venus. The first thing that drives me furious is that they credit Venus as a girl toy just because she was created as a token female for a team otherwise consisting of males. It's true that the TMNT franchise is primarily aimed at boys and that Venus was created because the executives at Fox wanted a girl turtle so that potential female audiences could have someone to relate to and somehow forgot about April O'Neil, but that doesn't exactly mean that she's a girl's toy. What really pushed my buttons, however, was when they revealed Venus was DrivenToSuicide over her lack of popularity and had two cops debate over whether it was ironic or funny that Venus soiled herself when she died. There's nothing funny ''or'' ironic about it because ''everyone'' shits themselves when they die.

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* Tropers/CaptainTedium: I never really cared for the Where Are They Now-type sketches, but one moment related to them that really pissed me off was the treatment given to [[Series/NinjaTurtlesTheNextMutation Venus de Milo]] in the sketch about the current lives of forgotten girl toys in the episode "Moesha Poppins", and not just because I'm one of the few ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' fans who actually likes Venus. The first thing that drives me furious is that they credit Venus as a girl toy just because she was created as a token female for a team otherwise consisting of males. It's true that the TMNT franchise is primarily aimed at boys and that Venus was created because the executives at Fox wanted a girl turtle so that potential female audiences could have someone to relate to and somehow forgot about April O'Neil, but that doesn't exactly mean that she's a girl's toy. What really pushed my buttons, however, was when they revealed Venus was DrivenToSuicide over her lack of popularity and had killed herself by drowning herself in a toilet, with the unfunny punchline of two cops debate over whether it was ironic or funny that Venus soiled herself when she died. There's nothing funny ''or'' ironic about it because ''everyone'' shits themselves when they die.
23rd Sep '16 6:37:54 AM CaptainTedium
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* Tropers/MelancholyUtopia: To me, this show is sometimes funny, sometimes terrible, sometimes meh. Some of you might think me weird, but I didn't care much for the ''Toy Story 4'' skit. Yeah, it was terrible, but I didn't have that a strong reaction to it. I did, however, for the "Pubescent Rodents" sketch. Essentially, some girl groupies want to have sex with Alvin and the Chipmunks. Actually, only one of them wants to, the other two being reasonably disturbed by the idea. However, she ends up with one of them (I think it's Alvin) in his hotel room, and starts to regret her decision. At first she wants to go through with it because she doesn't want to be seen as a sissy by her friends, but eventually, she aborts her plan anyway by trying to call them...then we get a scene of her friends riding the other two chipmunks on the same bed. The end. Next sketch. I get the joke, I get what the punchline was supposed to be...it just wasn't funny. As someone who's struggling to not look at {{Shotacon}}, it triggered my guily conscience. I know what they're trying to do, I know that they like crossing the line for the sake of their sketches...but it's exactly those sketches that are sorted into the "terrible" pile whenever I watch the show, at least when it isn't done in a clever and tasteful way. I can take sex jokes, just don't ever mix it with pedophilia and bestiality at the same time, if it's only for the sake of being shocking instead of actually funny. That's the kind of crap I only want to give credit to ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' for having, a show I hate even more.

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* Tropers/MelancholyUtopia: To me, this show is sometimes funny, sometimes terrible, sometimes meh. Some of you might think me weird, but I didn't care much for the ''Toy Story 4'' skit. Yeah, it was terrible, but I didn't have that a strong reaction to it. I did, however, for the "Pubescent Rodents" sketch. Essentially, some girl groupies want to have sex with Alvin and the Chipmunks. Actually, only one of them wants to, the other two being reasonably disturbed by the idea. However, she ends up with one of them (I think it's Alvin) in his hotel room, and starts to regret her decision. At first she wants to go through with it because she doesn't want to be seen as a sissy by her friends, but eventually, she aborts her plan anyway by trying to call them...then we get a scene of her friends riding the other two chipmunks on the same bed. The end. Next sketch. I get the joke, I get what the punchline was supposed to be...it just wasn't funny. As someone who's struggling to not look at {{Shotacon}}, it triggered my guily conscience. I know what they're trying to do, I know that they like crossing the line for the sake of their sketches...but it's exactly those sketches that are sorted into the "terrible" pile whenever I watch the show, at least when it isn't done in a clever and tasteful way. I can take sex jokes, just don't ever mix it with pedophilia and bestiality at the same time, if it's only for the sake of being shocking instead of actually funny. That's the kind of crap I only want to give credit to ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' for having, a show I hate even more.more.
* Tropers/CaptainTedium: I never really cared for the Where Are They Now-type sketches, but one moment related to them that really pissed me off was the treatment given to [[Series/NinjaTurtlesTheNextMutation Venus de Milo]] in the sketch about the current lives of forgotten girl toys in the episode "Moesha Poppins", and not just because I'm one of the few ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' fans who actually likes Venus. The first thing that drives me furious is that they credit Venus as a girl toy just because she was created as a token female for a team otherwise consisting of males. It's true that the TMNT franchise is primarily aimed at boys and that Venus was created because the executives at Fox wanted a girl turtle so that potential female audiences could have someone to relate to and somehow forgot about April O'Neil, but that doesn't exactly mean that she's a girl's toy. What really pushed my buttons, however, was when they revealed Venus was DrivenToSuicide over her lack of popularity and had two cops debate over whether it was ironic or funny that Venus soiled herself when she died. There's nothing funny ''or'' ironic about it because ''everyone'' shits themselves when they die.
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