History Heartwarming / TheBlockbusterBuster

2nd May '18 7:52:03 PM mlsmithca
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* The following week, [=ERod=] released [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNVpEu1dZVE&t=256s "[=ERod=] Reads Little Miss Gamer's Blog about Him Joining Channel Awesome"]]. This gathers some points.
** While he was impressed that he got more than 100k views, it had to be on his Quit video, which many people has either used as ammunition against Channel Awesome, or took pity on him, so while a personal landmark, still bittersweet considering the circumstances. So he decided to make a positive video to counter all the negativity produced by the [=#ChangeTheChannel=] situation.
** Took a portion of the video to clear the misconception that Linkara was the only person from CA to be nice to him. Mentioned specially Nash, Welshy, Filmbrain, Scifi Guy and Angry Joe from the producers community, and from the non-CA group highlighted Ormsby and Film Renegado as valuable friends before he joined.
** Closed the video by reading the very first acknowledgement from Little Miss Gamer when he got accepted into the website.

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* The following week, [=ERod=] released [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNVpEu1dZVE&t=256s "[=ERod=] Reads Little Miss Gamer's Blog about Him Joining Channel Awesome"]]. This gathers some points.
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** While he was impressed that he got posted a video with more than 100k views, he found it had to be on bittersweet that it was his Quit video, which many video. Many people has either used this as ammunition against Channel Awesome, Awesome or took pity on him, so while a personal landmark, still bittersweet considering the circumstances.him. So he decided to make a positive video to counter all the negativity produced by the [=#ChangeTheChannel=] situation.
** Took He took a portion of the video to clear the misconception that Linkara was the only person from CA to be nice to him. Mentioned specially him, specifically mentioning Nash, Welshy, Filmbrain, Scifi Guy and Angry Joe from the producers community, and from the non-CA group highlighted Ormsby and Film Renegado from the non-CA group as valuable friends before he joined.
** Closed He closed the video by reading the very first acknowledgement from Little Miss Gamer when he got accepted into the website.
1st May '18 5:45:18 PM Mochitachan
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* While his video about quitting Channel Awesome verges into tearjerker territory fairly often, he has nothing but praise for how nice Linkara was.

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* While his video about quitting Channel Awesome verges into tearjerker territory fairly often, he has nothing but praise for how nice Linkara was.was.
* The following week, [=ERod=] released [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNVpEu1dZVE&t=256s "[=ERod=] Reads Little Miss Gamer's Blog about Him Joining Channel Awesome"]]. This gathers some points.
** While he was impressed that he got more than 100k views, it had to be on his Quit video, which many people has either used as ammunition against Channel Awesome, or took pity on him, so while a personal landmark, still bittersweet considering the circumstances. So he decided to make a positive video to counter all the negativity produced by the [=#ChangeTheChannel=] situation.
** Took a portion of the video to clear the misconception that Linkara was the only person from CA to be nice to him. Mentioned specially Nash, Welshy, Filmbrain, Scifi Guy and Angry Joe from the producers community, and from the non-CA group highlighted Ormsby and Film Renegado as valuable friends before he joined.
** Closed the video by reading the very first acknowledgement from Little Miss Gamer when he got accepted into the website.
16th Apr '18 6:46:13 AM DoctorFluffy
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* In his "1st Impressions of Black Lightning" video, he reveals that he sold his beloved ''{{Film/Blade}}'' replica sword to a fan named Tanner to raise funds for the show. However, Tanner gave him the money and told him to just keep the sword. When ERod asked if there was anything he could send to show his gratitude, Tanner just said "Keep doing what you do."

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* In his "1st Impressions of Black Lightning" video, he reveals that he sold his beloved ''{{Film/Blade}}'' replica sword to a fan named Tanner to raise funds for the show. However, Tanner gave him the money and told him to just keep the sword. When ERod asked if there was anything he could send to show his gratitude, Tanner just said "Keep doing what you do.""
* While his video about quitting Channel Awesome verges into tearjerker territory fairly often, he has nothing but praise for how nice Linkara was.
19th Jan '18 11:20:51 AM UrthWyrm
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** Double Heartwarming during the credits dedicated to the ugly guys with hot wives that deserves a better movie.

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** Double Heartwarming during the credits dedicated to the ugly guys with hot wives that deserves a better movie.movie.
* In his "1st Impressions of Black Lightning" video, he reveals that he sold his beloved ''{{Film/Blade}}'' replica sword to a fan named Tanner to raise funds for the show. However, Tanner gave him the money and told him to just keep the sword. When ERod asked if there was anything he could send to show his gratitude, Tanner just said "Keep doing what you do."
19th Dec '17 5:44:16 PM nombretomado
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** In ''Film/HighlanderEndgame'', the final notes mention that as September 3rd he officially featured on TGWTG.com a whole year, and specially thanked Holly, Rob Walker, [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Lewis]], [[WebVideo/TheAngryJoeShow Joe]], [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Matthew]] and [[ThatSciFiGuy Leo]] for making him feel welcomed from the very first day.

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** In ''Film/HighlanderEndgame'', the final notes mention that as September 3rd he officially featured on TGWTG.com a whole year, and specially thanked Holly, Rob Walker, [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Lewis]], [[WebVideo/TheAngryJoeShow Joe]], [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Matthew]] and [[ThatSciFiGuy [[WebVideo/ThatSciFiGuy Leo]] for making him feel welcomed from the very first day.
17th Dec '17 12:47:23 PM mariic
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* Just how {{adorakable}} and excited he gets when UsefulNotes/BuzzAldrin shows up in ''Film/TransformersDarkOfTheMoon''. He even starts talking with pride about how Creator/PeterCullen said his scene with Buzz Aldrin was the proudest moments in his career... Only to be interrupted by another scene change.

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* Just how {{adorakable}} {{Adorkable}} and excited he gets when UsefulNotes/BuzzAldrin shows up in ''Film/TransformersDarkOfTheMoon''. He even starts talking with pride about how Creator/PeterCullen said his scene with Buzz Aldrin was the proudest moments in his career... Only to be interrupted by another scene change.
28th Nov '17 7:40:29 AM ClintEastwood
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* BB's inability to get angry and yell at Jayma Mays; because she's just so darn cute.

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* BB's inability to get angry and yell at Jayma Mays; Creator/JaymaMays; because she's just so darn cute.



* The funeral montage he holds for Optimus Prime in the Transformers 2 review counts, showing the true love a fan can have for a character. You get a real sense that [=ERod=] really respects and likes Optimus, and is genuinely sad at his death. Somehow manages to also work as a Tearjerker and a CMOA too.
* Just how adorakable and excited he gets when Buzz Aldrin shows up in ''Film/TransformersDarkOfTheMoon''. He even starts talking with pride about how Peter Cullen said his scene with Buzz Aldrin was the proudest moments in his career... Only to be interrupted by another scene change.
* In Cars 2 you can also take the bit where [=ERod=] gets overly excited by the fact that Creator/BruceCampbell, one of his idols, is playing a character named "ROD". He also compares this with the best day of his life: a photo of him in Disneyland with Donald Duck. As a meta-comment about that: That was his Honeymoon trip. How adorable is that?

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* The funeral montage he holds for Optimus Prime in the Transformers 2 ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen'' review counts, showing the true love a fan can have for a character. You get a real sense that [=ERod=] really respects and likes Optimus, and is genuinely sad at his death. Somehow manages to also work as a Tearjerker and a CMOA too.
* Just how adorakable {{adorakable}} and excited he gets when Buzz Aldrin UsefulNotes/BuzzAldrin shows up in ''Film/TransformersDarkOfTheMoon''. He even starts talking with pride about how Peter Cullen Creator/PeterCullen said his scene with Buzz Aldrin was the proudest moments in his career... Only to be interrupted by another scene change.
* In Cars 2 ''WesternAnimation/Cars2'' you can also take the bit where [=ERod=] gets overly excited by the fact that Creator/BruceCampbell, one of his idols, is playing a character named "ROD". He also compares this with the best day of his life: a photo of him in Disneyland with Donald Duck.WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck. As a meta-comment about that: That was his Honeymoon trip. How adorable is that?



** Astroboy movie credits, his first review in TGWTG, have special thanks for Holly and Rob. And the dedicatory is for Doug Walker for being his inspiration.

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** Astroboy movie credits, his first review in TGWTG, have special thanks for Holly and Rob. And the dedicatory is for Doug Walker Creator/DougWalker for being his inspiration.



** Shortly after, Rob Paulsen and Tara Strong tweeted the video, and Rob Paulsen wrote directly an email. Immediately [=ERod=] uploaded the video responses.
* In his review of the Speed Racer movie, he admits that he is not a fan of the cartoon but to get a fair perspective, he talked to a fan- his dad. And how does he introduce his father? By showing a snapshot of the man during a race or marathon and an awesome Spanish guitar riff.
* In his review of Breaking Dawn part 1, he doesn't show the birthing scene that gave people seizures because he doesn't want to hurt any members of his audience.

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** Shortly after, Rob Paulsen Creator/RobPaulsen and Tara Strong Creator/TaraStrong tweeted the video, and Rob Paulsen wrote directly an email. Immediately [=ERod=] uploaded the video responses.
* In his review of the Speed Racer ''Film/SpeedRacer'' movie, he admits that he is not a fan of the cartoon but to get a fair perspective, he talked to a fan- his dad. And how does he introduce his father? By showing a snapshot of the man during a race or marathon and an awesome Spanish guitar riff.
* In his review of ''[[Literature/{{Twilight}} Breaking Dawn part 1, 1]]'', he doesn't show the birthing scene that gave people seizures because he doesn't want to hurt any members of his audience.



* Whenever he gets a large volume of emails asking his opinion on something (such as Creator/MichaelBay's version of TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles or Creator/{{Disney}}'s purchase of [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]]) he always says how flattered he is that so many people care about what he thinks.

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* Whenever he gets a large volume of emails asking his opinion on something (such as Creator/MichaelBay's version of TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' or Creator/{{Disney}}'s purchase of [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]]) he always says how flattered he is that so many people care about what he thinks.



* In his Honest Review of Darkwing Duck, he mentions that one traits he admires most about Darkwing is that he is a devoted and loving father. He has a soft-spot of good parents or at least ones who will always protect their kids.
* In his Casting Couch episode for his fellow TGWTG producers, when the time comes to cast Obscurus Lupa Nerdlinger (who has a crush on her that rivals Todd's) pops up. [=ERod=] cuts him off though, and tells him that Lupa has a boyfriend and that they should respect that.

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* In his Honest Review of Darkwing Duck, ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'', he mentions that one traits he admires most about Darkwing is that he is a devoted and loving father. He has a soft-spot of good parents or at least ones who will always protect their kids.
* In his Casting Couch episode for his fellow TGWTG producers, when the time comes to cast [[Creator/AllisonPregler Obscurus Lupa Lupa]], Nerdlinger (who has a crush on her that rivals Todd's) pops up. [=ERod=] cuts him off though, and tells him that Lupa has a boyfriend and that they should respect that.



* Doug Jones' cameo for [=ERod=]'s review of Rocky and Bullwinkle.
** Not only Doug Jones doing a cameo is awesome and adorable when Doug recognized [=ERod=]'s appreciation for his filmography, [=ERod=] also highlighted Jones' participation in ''Rock Jocks'', which was directed by Paul (Panda Bear / Dr. Nemesis), his best friend.
* [=ERod=]'s reaction to the last Shrek movie at the end of his ''WesternAnimation/ShrekTheThird'' review.
** To elaborate, [=ERod=] reveals that he avoided ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter'' due to how much he hated the third film. As such, he decided to check it out as SnarkBait. While he wasn't impressed at first, he started to warm up to it, and by the end, he outright called it "pretty good", regretting that "[his] blind rage against one movie made [him] turn [his] back on a pretty decent one".

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* Doug Jones' Creator/DougJones' cameo for [=ERod=]'s review of Rocky and Bullwinkle.
''Film/TheAdventuresOfRockyAndBullwinkle''.
** Not only Doug Jones doing a cameo is awesome and adorable when Doug recognized [=ERod=]'s appreciation for his filmography, [=ERod=] also highlighted Jones' participation in ''Rock Jocks'', which was directed by Paul (Panda Bear / Dr.Bear[=/=]Dr. Nemesis), his best friend.
* [=ERod=]'s reaction to the last Shrek movie ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter'' at the end of his ''WesternAnimation/ShrekTheThird'' review.
** To elaborate, [=ERod=] reveals that he avoided ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter'' the fourth film due to how much he hated the third film. As such, he decided to check it out as SnarkBait. While he wasn't impressed at first, he started to warm up to it, and by the end, he outright called it "pretty good", regretting that "[his] blind rage against one movie made [him] turn [his] back on a pretty decent one".



* The ending of the Linkara crossover where they review the Adam West Batman movie. Dr. Linksano and Nerdlinger are displeased that they didn't get a cameo in the review despite [=ERod=] and Linkara's other characters getting one, so Dr. Linksano asks Nerdlinger if he wants to go do some science with him instead. Nerdlinger's excited hug and exclamation of "excelsior!" are pretty cute after seeing the little guy looking so downtrodden just a few seconds earlier.
* At the end of the ''Planes'' episode, [[spoiler:after E-Rod almost kills himself to save Dr. Affect from Lazarus]], E-Rod and Dr. Affect have a HUGE ManlyTears[=-=]inducing moment:

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* The ending of the Linkara crossover where they review the Adam West Batman movie.''Film/BatmanTheMovie''. Dr. Linksano and Nerdlinger are displeased that they didn't get a cameo in the review despite [=ERod=] and Linkara's other characters getting one, so Dr. Linksano asks Nerdlinger if he wants to go do some science with him instead. Nerdlinger's excited hug and exclamation of "excelsior!" are pretty cute after seeing the little guy looking so downtrodden just a few seconds earlier.
* At the end of the ''Planes'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Planes}}'' episode, [[spoiler:after E-Rod almost kills himself to save Dr. Affect from Lazarus]], E-Rod and Dr. Affect have a HUGE ManlyTears[=-=]inducing moment:



* The end of his 4th top 10 voice actors vide where he pays tribute to Christine Cavenaugh. Also doubles as a massive tearjearker if you love DW
* During his review on ''Strange Magic'' E-Rod [[spoiler:praise ''Shrek'', and ''Steven Universe'' for showing how unconventional love works more realistically and how hard work it pays off to be with the ones you love and care about]] than what the movie he's reviewing shows.

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* The end of his 4th top 10 voice actors vide where he pays tribute to Christine Cavenaugh.Creator/ChristineCavenaugh. Also doubles as a massive tearjearker if you love DW
* During his review on ''Strange Magic'' ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'' E-Rod [[spoiler:praise ''Shrek'', [[spoiler:praises ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'', and ''Steven Universe'' ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' for showing how unconventional love works more realistically and how hard work it pays off to be with the ones you love and care about]] than what the movie he's reviewing shows.
11th Oct '16 3:35:55 PM akaun6899
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* [=ERod=]'s reaction to the last Shrek movie at the end of his Shrek The Third review.

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* [=ERod=]'s reaction to the last Shrek movie at the end of his Shrek The Third review.''WesternAnimation/ShrekTheThird'' review.
** To elaborate, [=ERod=] reveals that he avoided ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter'' due to how much he hated the third film. As such, he decided to check it out as SnarkBait. While he wasn't impressed at first, he started to warm up to it, and by the end, he outright called it "pretty good", regretting that "[his] blind rage against one movie made [him] turn [his] back on a pretty decent one".
7th May '16 8:05:23 AM ProbableCod
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** double Heartwarming during the credits dedicated to the ugly guys with hot wives that deserves a better movie.

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** double Double Heartwarming during the credits dedicated to the ugly guys with hot wives that deserves a better movie.
11th Jul '15 9:40:59 PM JapanRider
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* During his review on ''Strange Magic'' E-Rod [[spoiler:praise ''Steven Universe'' for showing how true love works more realistically and how hard work it pays off]] than what the movie he's reviewing shows.

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* During his review on ''Strange Magic'' E-Rod [[spoiler:praise ''Shrek'', and ''Steven Universe'' for showing how true unconventional love works more realistically and how hard work it pays off]] off to be with the ones you love and care about]] than what the movie he's reviewing shows.
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