History Headscratchers / TheBoondocks

16th Jun '16 1:28:59 PM AHI-3000
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*** Also, nobody has stopped Stinkmeaner from driving while blind for some reason.



* A bit of FridgeLogic here. In "Freedomland", it's no surprise that Ruckus is enthusiastic about holding black people like the Freeman family as slaves. But, why doesn't the white-loving Ruckus ever question how Ed II is also holding white people as slaves? You'd think he would object to that.

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* A bit of FridgeLogic here. In "Freedomland", it's no surprise that Ruckus is enthusiastic about holding black people like the Freeman family as slaves. But, why doesn't the white-loving Ruckus ever question how Ed II is also holding white people as slaves? You'd think he would object to that.
20th Dec '15 9:49:14 AM AHI-3000
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* How exactly is the Season 4 story arc resolved? I've read somewhere that going by production order, "Early Bird Special" is the true series finale, and somewhere was claimed that Vanessa paid off Robert's debts. Although it still seems rather inconclusive; the only thing we know for sure is that Ed Wuncler II's schemes against his debtors have been thwarted. But that doesn't solve Robert's bankruptcy itself, does it?

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* How exactly is the Season 4 story arc resolved? I've read somewhere that going by production order, "Early Bird Special" is the true series finale, and somewhere was claimed that Vanessa paid off Robert's debts. Although it still seems rather inconclusive; the only thing we know for sure is that Ed Wuncler II's evil schemes against his debtors have been thwarted. thwarted in "Freedomland". But that doesn't solve Robert's bankruptcy itself, does it?it?

* A bit of FridgeLogic here. In "Freedomland", it's no surprise that Ruckus is enthusiastic about holding black people like the Freeman family as slaves. But, why doesn't the white-loving Ruckus ever question how Ed II is also holding white people as slaves? You'd think he would object to that.
24th Jun '15 9:45:57 PM AHI-3000
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** It was probably Grandad's wife, since he was the other person in the painting. As for Caesar, someone on the Creator/AdultSwim MessageBoard claimed to have conformation from Caesar's potential actress on him being in Season 3, but since it's the final Season, and he hasn't shown up yet, he probably won't show up at all.

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** It was probably Grandad's Granddad's wife, since he was the other person in the painting. As for Caesar, someone on the Creator/AdultSwim MessageBoard claimed to have conformation from Caesar's potential actress on him being in Season 3, but since it's the final Season, and he hasn't shown up yet, he probably won't show up at all.



** It doesn't especially matter who it was on the mural; Robert would feel astonishment at the mural if it was either he and his wife on their wedding day, or his child and spouse (presumptively his son, since he and the boys share a last name and there's no reason to believe that they had a bad marriage or anything) on their wedding day. I personally believe that it was Huey and Riley's parents because of Huey's own level of surprise, but again, who it was is not important; it was about the manifestation of Riley's artistic gift in a way that Robert could not possibly deny that it was Riley who painted it that made the moment so significant.

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** It doesn't especially matter who it was on the mural; Robert would feel astonishment at the mural if it was either he and his wife on their wedding day, or his child and spouse (presumptively (presumably his son, since he and the boys share a last name and there's no reason to believe that they had a bad marriage or anything) on their wedding day. I personally believe that it was Huey Huey's and Riley's parents because of Huey's own level of surprise, but again, who it was is not important; it was about the manifestation of Riley's artistic gift in a way that Robert could not possibly deny that it was Riley who painted it that made the moment so significant.



*** Actually, its stated that they're dead, as according to the original comic strip, they died in an accident and Grandad used the ensuing inheritance to by the house.

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*** Actually, its stated that they're dead, as according to the original comic strip, they died in an accident and Grandad Granddad used the ensuing inheritance to by buy the house.
*** But wait, I thought they never mentioned any cause of death for Huey's and Riley's parents? The subject is never really brought up in the comics nor show.




* So his name is Colonel H. Stinkmeaner. So... was he actually an Officer in the Army/Air Force/ Marines, or is his first name actually Colonel?
** KFC Colonel Sanders wasn't a colonel in any branch of the US Millitary and never served at all. He bought the title nominally.

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\n*** And remember when Huey proposed killing Ed Wuncler II, only for that plan to be shot down by Granddad ("You know for a smart nigga, you've sure got some dumbass plans.")? While Robert didn't elaborate, he did imply a good point; murdering an extremely rich and powerful man who has friends in the government ''just wouldn't end well''.

* So his name is Colonel H. Stinkmeaner. So... was he actually an Officer in the Army/Air Force/ Army / Air Force / Marines, or is his first name actually Colonel?
** KFC Colonel Sanders wasn't a colonel in any branch of the US Millitary Military and never served at all. He bought the title nominally.




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** "Colonel" H. Stinkmeaner is probably a nickname of some kind. "Lord" Rufus Crabmiser and "Lady" Esmeralda Gripenasty probably aren't aristocrats.



* In the Reals how did Riley trick the reality show people?

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* In the Reals "The Real" how did Riley trick the reality show people?



*** Note that Ruckus is seen in the video posing as Grandad's driver. He actually says "Give 'im something better", implying that he would be the one driving "Bitches" around so he could get women.

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*** Note that Ruckus is seen in the video posing as Grandad's Granddad's driver. He actually says "Give 'im him something better", implying that he would be the one driving "Bitches" around so he could get women.




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*** Caesar still hasn't appeared in Season 4. And it's unlikely he'd appear in a Season 5, as there are no plans (at least for now) for the show to continue.




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** But who ever said that Ed II ''didn't'' own that convenience store?



** It's also TruthInTelevision.

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** [[DirtyOldMan It's also TruthInTelevision.also]] TruthInTelevision.

* How exactly is the Season 4 story arc resolved? I've read somewhere that going by production order, "Early Bird Special" is the true series finale, and somewhere was claimed that Vanessa paid off Robert's debts. Although it still seems rather inconclusive; the only thing we know for sure is that Ed Wuncler II's schemes against his debtors have been thwarted. But that doesn't solve Robert's bankruptcy itself, does it?
20th Jun '15 8:36:31 PM Minni128
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***Actually, its stated that they're dead, as according to the original comic strip, they died in an accident and Grandad used the ensuing inheritance to by the house.


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**It's also TruthInTelevision.
13th Jun '15 10:18:11 AM AHI-3000
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10th Oct '14 9:53:33 PM LBHills
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*** I wouldn't want to be the man who shot Ed Wuncler. Considering how many enemies the man has, and the joy he takes in maximum-prejudice strategies, I'd mysteriously vanish from my cell, and resurface decades later in pieces.

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*** I wouldn't want to be the man who shot Ed Wuncler. Considering how many enemies the man has, and the joy he takes in maximum-prejudice strategies, I'd mysteriously vanish from my cell, be abducted by anonymous men while I was awaiting trial, and resurface decades later in pieces.
my corpse wouldn't surface for decades.



** Yeah that what bugs me cause don't reality shows usually check records to make sure that people stories about illness, disabilities, or whatever are actually true and not complete B.S.

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** Yeah that what bugs me cause don't Don't reality shows usually check records to make sure that people stories about illness, disabilities, or whatever are actually true and not complete B.S.?



** He presented a logical fallacy that, while overly simple and easily refuted, managed to trip Tom up in the heat of the moment. ("R. Kelly is on trial to be imprisoned for peeing on a girl, therefore everyone must go to prison for peeing on someone"). Tom is on the ropes the whole episode, since the black audience wants R. Kelly to be freed, and his failure to refute even that simple statement was probably what lead Huey to say that.

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** He presented a logical fallacy that, that - while overly simple and easily refuted, refuted - managed to trip Tom up in the heat of the moment. ("R. Kelly is on trial to be imprisoned for peeing on a girl, therefore everyone must go to prison for peeing on someone"). Tom is on the ropes the whole episode, since the black audience wants R. Kelly to be freed, and his failure to refute even that simple statement was probably what lead Huey to say that.
10th Oct '14 9:51:09 PM LBHills
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* If flowers was going to cause a scene that lands him in prison for life at absolute best, why not just shoot Ed III? I mean he'd already gone rogue and everyone was pissed over the chicken flu thing three episodes ago. I mean he has the gun pointed at Ed right then and there and has nothing to lose at this point.

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* If flowers Flowers was going to cause a scene that lands him in prison for life at absolute best, why not just shoot Ed III? I mean he'd already gone rogue and everyone was pissed over the chicken flu thing three episodes ago. I mean he has the gun pointed at Ed right then and there and has nothing to lose at this point.



*** Think about Ed Wuncler's personality for a moment. That man has a plan in place for somebody who assassinates him, and it would make death by lethal injection look like a sweet, sweet mercy.

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*** Think about Ed Wuncler's personality for a moment. That I wouldn't want to be the man has a plan in place for somebody who assassinates him, shot Ed Wuncler. Considering how many enemies the man has, and it would make death by lethal injection look like a sweet, sweet mercy.
the joy he takes in maximum-prejudice strategies, I'd mysteriously vanish from my cell, and resurface decades later in pieces.
10th Oct '14 9:46:38 PM LBHills
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** He can't take Wuncler senior because Obama told him not to. At that point, he was basically just taking Ed III as a general "fuck you" to Wuncler, rather than for any practical purpose. Not that he needed to take especial care with prisoner taking at the point either, as Wuncler basically gave him leave anyway. Also, RuleOfFunny.

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** He can't take Wuncler senior because Obama the President directly told him not to. At that point, he was basically just taking Ed III as a general "fuck you" to Wuncler, rather than for any practical purpose. Not that he needed to take especial care with prisoner taking at the point either, as Wuncler basically gave him leave anyway. Also, RuleOfFunny.




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*** Think about Ed Wuncler's personality for a moment. That man has a plan in place for somebody who assassinates him, and it would make death by lethal injection look like a sweet, sweet mercy.




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*** In fact, that would be his ringtone.




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** He probably had a bigger scam in mind that required an independently owned convenience store in that location. Bear in mind he's in this ForTheLulz and will pass up any opportunity for evil that isn't sufficiently amusing.




* Why does Robert always date women that are old enough to be his daughter or granddaughter? I mean, that might be part of the reason why his relationships end badly. He could have found a [[GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave Helen Mirren or Meryl Streep]] to date. Heck, that would probably have made for a good episode.

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\n** He admires Tom for somehow managing to marry above his station... as Ruckus sees it.

* Why does Robert always date women that are old young enough to be his daughter or granddaughter? I mean, that might be part of the reason why his relationships end badly. He could have found a [[GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave Helen Mirren or Meryl Streep]] to date. Heck, that would probably have made for a good episode.episode.
** Because Granddad is shallow, and because productive solutions are not as hilarious as FailureIsTheOnlyOption.
18th Sep '14 3:28:28 PM SeanRenaud
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** It's supposed to look gangsta. Kinda the punching equivalent of shooting sideways which unless your goal is to scare people with the loud noise maker you have is a good way to miss and not hurt your opponent of all. Also the Boondocks like all cartoons has a certain amount of breaks from reality. Clearly he's not breaking his fingers. In addition his style clearly isn't entirely ineffective if we draw some parallels between how his fight against Huey went and then look at the quality of opponent Huey has run up against. Bushido Brown, revived Stinkmeaner, the Hatetocracy, a woman who survived (and presumably won) a MortalKombat expy.
14th Jul '14 9:05:22 PM TheRealYuma
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* Why does Robert always date women that are old enough to be his daughter or granddaughter? I mean, that might be part of the reason why his relationships end badly. He could have found a [[GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave Helen Mirren or Meryl Streep]] to date. Heck, that would probably have made for a good episode.
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