History Fridge / MerlinsShopOfMysticalWonders

18th May '16 1:11:32 PM Doug86
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* When I first watched the episode of MysteryScienceTheater3000, I wondered why the spell turned Jonathan Cooper into a baby. Then I realized something: earlier in the episode, you could see that 5 drops of human blood were needed on the page where the youth spell was located. In his haste to get younger, he took ''way'' more than 5 drops from his wife, thus causing the spell to not work right. In the end, he suffered babyhood due to his inability to follow the directions.

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* When I first watched the episode of MysteryScienceTheater3000, ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', I wondered why the spell turned Jonathan Cooper into a baby. Then I realized something: earlier in the episode, you could see that 5 drops of human blood were needed on the page where the youth spell was located. In his haste to get younger, he took ''way'' more than 5 drops from his wife, thus causing the spell to not work right. In the end, he suffered babyhood due to his inability to follow the directions.
11th May '16 8:12:09 AM wrm5
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** On the other hand, Madeline presumably found the handful of diamonds Johnathan created while he was messing around with the book and could use the money she got selling them to disappear... though that raises other questions, like how could she possibly pass those diamonds into the economy without raising a LOT of eyebrows?
21st Mar '16 5:33:07 PM CJCroen1393
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** [[SarcasmMode Because that makes the ending so much better...]]

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** [[SarcasmMode Because that makes the ending so much better...]]]]
** He [[KarmicDeath kind of deserved it]] anyway.
22nd Oct '15 9:51:19 AM legomaniac90
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** Nowadays, yes. They exist on Yelp.
22nd Oct '15 9:50:01 AM legomaniac90
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* When I first watched the episode of MysteryScienceTheater3000, I wondered why the spell turned Jonathan Cooper into a baby. Then I realized something: earlier in the episode, you could see that 5 drops of human blood were needed on the page where the youth spell was located. In his haste to get younger, he took ''way'' more than 5 drops from his wife, thus causing the spell to not work right. In the end, he suffered babyhood due to his inability to follow the directions.
22nd Oct '15 9:19:22 AM legomaniac90
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16th Aug '15 4:53:09 AM Ajardoor
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** I think the actual explanation is that the protective amulet the psychic gave him stopped the monkey from killing him - the next scene has him take out the amulet and put it in a drawer, with the camera focusing on it and everything.
1st Aug '15 8:27:47 PM maxwellelvis
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** Maybe if Jonathan wasn't such a colossal ass about everything, they'd have been happier to oblige.
1st Jul '15 10:59:26 AM JustHereToComment
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* Merlin's wife tells Mr. Cooper that they don't give demonstrations...only a few minutes after giving a demonstration to a kid. They can't even deny this since Mr. Cooper saw it, asking if it was the extent of Merlin's powers.
5th Nov '14 6:42:21 PM legomaniac90
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** An infant's brain simply isn't large or complex enough to store an adult's knowledge and personality. So it's more like Cooper is dead.

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** An infant's brain simply isn't large or complex enough to store an adult's knowledge and personality. So it's more like Cooper is dead.dead.
** [[SarcasmMode Because that makes the ending so much better...]]
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