History VideoGame / SamAndMaxHitTheRoad

21st May '18 9:06:39 AM Andyroid
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* BaldOfEvil: Conroy Bumpus wears a wig. Max riffs at him for it, but this just gets him sent on an island in the middle of a gator-infested pond.

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* BaldOfEvil: Conroy Bumpus wears a wig. Max riffs at him for it, but this just gets him sent on an island in the middle of a gator-infested pond.



* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The puzzle with the Bigfoot hair and Frog Rock leads to [[spoiler: the sky suddenly going dark, a mole man driving a flying saucer appears, spouts alien gibberish about the characters Doug and Shovoul, taking the bigfoot hair and moleman powder aboard, then disappearing, with the stars forming the words "Go To Bumpusville" in his wake]] pointing you towards the next location.
* BrickJoke: In Shuv-Oohl's room, if you look the newspaper clippings, one of the headlines is [[spoiler:Severed Head Explodes, Destroys Bus!]]
** In the carnival Tunnel Of Love, one of the exhibits is a scene from B-Movie actress Evelyn Morrison's movie Revenge Of the Gill Guy, Sam being a fan of hers. Later when you get to the Tiki Inn, who turns out to be the owner? Why, Evelyn Morrison.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: BlandNameProduct: The puzzle with Freelance Police can stop at one of three locations for Snuckey's, a play on the Bigfoot hair and Frog Rock leads to [[spoiler: the sky suddenly going dark, a mole man driving a flying saucer appears, spouts alien gibberish about the characters Doug and Shovoul, taking the bigfoot hair and moleman powder aboard, then disappearing, with the stars forming the words "Go To Bumpusville" in his wake]] pointing you towards the next location.
real-life roadside convenience store chain [[https://www.stuckeys.com/ Stuckey's]], which is also known for their pecan candies.
* BrickJoke: BrickJoke:
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In Shuv-Oohl's room, if you look the newspaper clippings, one of the headlines is [[spoiler:Severed Head Explodes, Destroys Bus!]]
** In the carnival Tunnel Of Love, one of the exhibits is a scene from B-Movie actress Evelyn Morrison's movie Revenge Of the Gill Guy, Sam being a fan of hers. Later when you get to the Savage Tiki Inn, who turns out to be the owner? Why, Evelyn Morrison.



* CollectorOfTheStrange: Conroy Bumpus, he has a whole room full of animals, both exotic ones, normal ones, and weird ones.
* CommonplaceRare: You need to get a corkscrew to open a plugged bottle. In order to do this, instead of simply getting a corkscrew from a store or from any acquaintance, you need to go to the trouble of getting an [[spoiler:icepick and see a telekinetic psychic so he can twist the stem into a spiral-like corkscrew.]]

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* CollectorOfTheStrange: Conroy Bumpus, he Bumpus has a whole room full of animals, both including exotic ones, normal ones, and weird ones.
fantastical ones like jackalopes.
* CommonplaceRare: You need to get a corkscrew to open get the cork out of a plugged bottle. In order to do this, instead of simply getting a corkscrew from a store or from any acquaintance, you need to go to the trouble of getting an [[spoiler:icepick and see asking a telekinetic psychic so he can to twist the stem into a spiral-like corkscrew.]]



* DestructiveSavior: Sam and Max ultimately make the world a vastly better place for the bigfoot race [[spoiler: by causing most of the northwestern United States to be overgrown with trees, basically destroying that portion of the country.]]

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* DestructiveSavior: Sam and Max ultimately make the world a vastly better place for the bigfoot race [[spoiler: by causing most of the northwestern United States western North America to be overgrown with trees, basically destroying civilization in that portion part of the country.continent.]]



* DodgyToupee: Conroy Bumpus' ridiculous coif isn't real, it's a wig soaked in hair growth tonic.

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* DodgyToupee: Conroy Bumpus' ridiculous coif isn't real, it's a wig soaked in hair growth tonic. Max riffs on him for it, but this just gets him stuck on an island in the middle of a gator-infested pond.



* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: Mercilessly parodied.

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* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: Mercilessly parodied.One of the attractions is a park full of tar pits and animatronic dinosaurs that happens to be next to Mount Rushmore.



* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Max will wander around and mess with the background, most notably at the Savage Tiki Inn when he'll start pulling at the feathers of the Toucan on the reception desk and in the Tunnel of Love where he tries to steal the axe from the executioner wax figure in the HenryVIII segment.

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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Max will wander around and mess with the background, most notably at the Savage Tiki Inn when he'll start pulling at the feathers of the Toucan on the reception desk and in the Tunnel of Love where he tries to steal the axe from the executioner wax figure in the HenryVIII Henry VIII segment.



* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Parodied by the MadScientist's victim in the opening. She decided she wanted to be JustFriends because after their date she found him to be too nice and boring. ''A mad scientist who now has her bound up in his laboratory for rejecting him.'' She still seems completely oblivious to this.
* HumanPopsicle: Bruno the Bigfoot, before his escape, was held as an exhibit in a block of ice. [[spoiler: Conroy and his goon in the ending.]]

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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Parodied by the MadScientist's victim in the opening. She decided she wanted to be JustFriends because after their date she found him to be too nice and boring. ''A mad scientist who now has her bound up in his laboratory for rejecting him.'' She Either she's still seems completely oblivious trying to this.
let him down easy, or she's just that clueless.
* HumanPopsicle: Bruno the Bigfoot, before his escape, was held as an exhibit in a block of ice. [[spoiler: Conroy and his goon Lee Harvey suffer this fate in the ending.]]



* SymbolSwearing: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]]:

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* SymbolSwearing: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]]:Lampshaded]] during a conversation with the foul-mouthed psychic at the World's Biggest Ball of Twine:



* WasntThatFun: Often invoked by Max, such as this example from ''Sam and Max Hit the Road'', after the "Cone of Tragedy" ride has given Sam a cardiac arrest [[spoiler: but in reality all of his stuff has been thrown off the ride.]]:

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* WasntThatFun: Often invoked by Max, such as this example from ''Sam and Max Hit the Road'', after After the "Cone of Tragedy" ride has given Sam a cardiac arrest [[spoiler: but in reality and caused them to drop all of his stuff their stuff, Max has been thrown off the ride.]]:this to say:



* WeightAndSwitch: Used to get [[spoiler:Conroy's toupee]].

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* WeightAndSwitch: Used In order to get [[spoiler:Conroy's complete their bigfoot disguise, Sam and Max swap out [[spoiler:an eggplant shaped like Conroy Bumpus's head with a dummy holding Conroy's spare toupee]].
23rd Apr '18 3:31:40 PM eroock
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* EarlyBirdCameo: Before the duo even make it to the fairgrounds and meet Conroy Bumpus, a Muzak version of "King of the Creatures" can be heard playing in one of the Snuckey's locations.


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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Before the duo even make it to the fairgrounds and meet Conroy Bumpus, a Muzak version of "King of the Creatures" can be heard playing in one of the Snuckey's locations.
27th Mar '18 8:06:30 AM JustTroper
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* AlienFairFolk: A UFO-riding moleman at Frog Rock (in fact, it is implied that all molemen are extraterrestrials).
6th Mar '18 6:26:35 AM Gaucelm
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* CommonplaceRare: You need to get a corkscrew to open a plugged bottle. In order to do this, instead of simply getting a corkscrew from a store or from any acquaintance, you need to go to the trouble of getting an [[spoiler:icepick and see a telekinetic psychic so he can twist the stem into a spiral-like corkscrew.]]



* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal: Effectively averted. Sam wears a full suit ([[DoesNotLikeShoes minus shoes]]) while Max and the bigfoots wear nothing. One exception is Conroy Bumpus putting a vest on Bruno for his performances, which Bruno immediately shreds just by ''flexing his muscles'' after Sam frees him.

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* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal: Effectively averted. Sam wears a full suit ([[DoesNotLikeShoes minus shoes]]) while Max and the bigfoots Bigfoots wear nothing. One exception is Conroy Bumpus putting a vest on Bruno for his performances, which Bruno immediately shreds just by ''flexing his muscles'' after Sam frees him.him.
** Sam actually adresses Max's nudity when the latter [[HypocriticalHumor expresses shock at the conjoined twins not wearing clothes]]; he answers that it's okay for him to be nude [[BunniesForCuteness because he is cute and marketable]].
17th Feb '18 2:27:15 AM RedScharlach
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Younger fans might be surprised to know that something Evelyn Morrisson mentions, props being used during the showing of her movies such as rubber snakes falling down on the audience during the climax, were actually fairly common during the B-Movie Golden Age of the 1950's.

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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Younger fans might be surprised to know that something Evelyn Morrisson Morrison mentions, props being used during the showing of her movies such as rubber snakes falling down on the audience during the climax, were actually fairly common during the B-Movie Golden Age of the 1950's.



* DodgyToupee: Conroy Bumpus ridiculous coif isnt real, it's a wig soaked in hair growth tonic.

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* DodgyToupee: Conroy Bumpus Bumpus' ridiculous coif isnt isn't real, it's a wig soaked in hair growth tonic.



** Conroy Bumpus forces Bruno and Trixie to take part in one of these as part of his collection of stuffed aniamls.

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** Conroy Bumpus forces Bruno and Trixie to take part in one of these as part of his collection of stuffed aniamls.animals.



* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Max will wander around and mess with the background, most noteably at the Savage Tiki Inn when he'll start pulling at the feathers of the Toucan on the reception desk and in the Tunnel of Love where he tries to steal the axe from the executioner wax figure in the HenryVIII segment.

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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Max will wander around and mess with the background, most noteably notably at the Savage Tiki Inn when he'll start pulling at the feathers of the Toucan on the reception desk and in the Tunnel of Love where he tries to steal the axe from the executioner wax figure in the HenryVIII segment.



* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal: Effectively averted. Sam wears a full suit ([[DoesNotLikeShoes minus shoes]]) while Max and the bigfoots wear nothing. One exception is Conroy Bumpus putting a vest on Bruno for his performances, which Bruno immediatly shreds just by ''flexing his muscles'' after Sam frees him.

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* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal: Effectively averted. Sam wears a full suit ([[DoesNotLikeShoes minus shoes]]) while Max and the bigfoots wear nothing. One exception is Conroy Bumpus putting a vest on Bruno for his performances, which Bruno immediatly immediately shreds just by ''flexing his muscles'' after Sam frees him.
24th Jan '18 8:46:54 AM Andyroid
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* GreenAesop: [[SpoofAesop Spoofed]] in the ending.

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* GreenAesop: [[SpoofAesop Spoofed]] in the ending.ending, when [[spoiler: the Bigfoot shaman's spell causes massive regrowth of old pine forests, at the expense of much of civilization in the western half of the continental United States.]]



* InformingTheFourthWall

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* InformingTheFourthWallInformingTheFourthWall: Sam provides all sorts of commentary to the audience.
18th Dec '17 11:55:28 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Sam and Max's [[http://i.imgur.com/niRVEkp.png sasquatch costume]] - or more precisely, the positioning of Sam's nose on it.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Sam and Max's [[http://i.imgur.com/niRVEkp.png sasquatch costume]] - -- or more precisely, [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything the positioning of Sam's nose on it.it]].
1st Oct '17 1:21:30 PM nombretomado
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Several characters are voiced with impressions of famous actors, like the Sasquatch Elder talking like Creator/JimmyStewart. Lampshaded by Sam when they run into a fisherman who talks like WoodyAllen.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Several characters are voiced with impressions of famous actors, like the Sasquatch Elder talking like Creator/JimmyStewart. Lampshaded by Sam when they run into a fisherman who talks like WoodyAllen.Creator/WoodyAllen.
20th Aug '17 7:29:24 AM SilentStranger
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The puzzle with the Bigfoot hair and Frog Rock leads to [[spoiler: the sky suddenly going dark, a mole man driving a flying saucer appears, spouts alien gibberish about the characters Doug and Shovoul, taking the bigfoot hair and moleman powder aboard, then disappearing, with the stars forming the words "Go To Bumpusville" in his wake]] pointing you towards the next location.



* DodgyToupee: Conroy Bumpus ridiculous coif isnt real, it's a wig soaked in hair growth tonic.



** Conroy Bumpus forces Bruno and Trixie to take part in one of these as part of his collection of stuffed aniamls.



* NapoleonComplex: Conroy Bumpus.

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* MythologyGag: The freaks in the freakshow tent at the carnival appeared on a circus marquee in the first comic.
* NapoleonComplex: Conroy Bumpus. His mansion in Bumpusville is filled with paintings and statues of himself as tall and muscular.
12th May '17 11:02:10 AM LentilSandEater
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* BetterThanABareBulb: Hardly a goes unlampshaded by our heroes.

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* BetterThanABareBulb: Hardly Our heroes never miss an opportunity to mock the fact they're in a goes unlampshaded by our heroes.video game with a ludicrous premise.
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