History YMMV / RiffTrax

30th Jan '18 10:47:58 PM Mort08
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** The intro to the riff of ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Fellowship of the Ring'' has Kevin disappointed and frustrated that the film doesn't include Radagast the Brown, among other characters. Radagast would later appear as a supporting character in ''Film/TheHobbit'' trilogy.
29th Jan '18 8:22:16 AM Rotide
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** ''Your friend Palpatine...'' "And your [[{{Spoonerism}} pal, Friendpatine]]" from the ''Revenge of the Sith'' Rifftrax has been making the rounds on Reddit and Tumblr.
20th Jan '18 4:58:05 PM MagiMecha
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** In ''Film/X2XMenUnited'', one of the gags has one of the guys call Iceman "gay" and says "Same difference" when corrected as "mutant". A few years later, the comic character is actually revealed ''to be'' gay.
17th Jan '18 1:38:52 AM Beebis
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* ValuesDissonance: The series started in the last few years before gay jokes started to become seriously frowned upon, and it took the guys a while to adjust. A few transphobic remarks also appear in the early riffs.
8th Jan '18 8:38:27 PM AnotherGuy
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** The crew aren't a big fan of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clamato Clamato]], either, which is holdover from [=MST3K=] days. They also show disdain for Zima and Bud American Ale.
28th Dec '17 1:57:37 PM nombretomado
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** The combined "Why Doesn't Cathy Eat Breakfast?"/"Petaluma Chickens" short. The first part never answers the question, and the second part provides no context for what the hell is going on (as related by an impression of FoghornLeghorn at the end).

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** The combined "Why Doesn't Cathy Eat Breakfast?"/"Petaluma Chickens" short. The first part never answers the question, and the second part provides no context for what the hell is going on (as related by an impression of FoghornLeghorn WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn at the end).
5th Dec '17 3:30:53 AM ClintEastwood
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** They also like to call out people in movies for misusing the word "ironic," usually referencing the infamous Music/AlanisMorrisette song while doing so.

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** They also like to call out people in movies for misusing the word "ironic," usually referencing the infamous Music/AlanisMorrisette Music/AlanisMorissette song while doing so.
5th Dec '17 3:29:51 AM ClintEastwood
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** Nick. Nolte. [[NeverLiveItDown They do NOT let him]] and his rather colored past off for a moment, and any given riff has about a sixty percent chance of including at least one Nolte gag.

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** [[Creator/NickNolte Nick. Nolte.Nolte]]. [[NeverLiveItDown They do NOT let him]] and his rather colored past off for a moment, and any given riff has about a sixty percent chance of including at least one Nolte gag.



** On a (very slightly) more serious note, the trio has an evident contempt for bigotry either on-screen (i.e. the various examples of UncleTomfoolery they see on a semi-regular basis, or the jawdropping misogyny on display in the Wicker Man remake) or off-screen (they lash out a few times at Anita Bryant for her homophobia during the short she narrated) which usually results in them making jokes or comments noticeably more insulting towards the offending party.
** They also have carried over their contempt for Creator/WoodyAllen from the [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] days, and if anything have become even more venomous. Epitomized by this quip from the ''Return of the King'' riff.
--->'''Bill:''' ''[Just after Shelob introduces herself]'' Think if Woody Allen was here, he'd say "there's a spider the size of a Buick in this cave" ... aaand then he would take nude pictures of his daughter, applaud Roman Polanski's child rape, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking call for an Obama dictatorship.]]

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** On a (very slightly) more serious note, the trio has an evident contempt for bigotry either on-screen (i.e. the various examples of UncleTomfoolery they see on a semi-regular basis, or the jawdropping misogyny on display in the Wicker Man remake) ''Film/TheWickerMan2006'') or off-screen (they lash out a few times at Anita Bryant for her homophobia during the short she narrated) which usually results in them making jokes or comments noticeably more insulting towards the offending party.
** They also have carried over their contempt for Creator/WoodyAllen from the [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] days, and if anything have become even more venomous. Epitomized by this quip from the ''Return ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King'' King]]'' riff.
--->'''Bill:''' ''[Just after Shelob introduces herself]'' Think if Woody Allen was here, he'd say "there's a spider the size of a Buick in this cave" ... aaand then he would take nude pictures of his daughter, applaud Roman Polanski's Creator/RomanPolanski's child rape, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking call for an Obama dictatorship.]]



** ItMakesSenseInContext since they're riffing on a MythologyGag, but consider the original Japanese definition of fanservice and, well, this ''is'' [[GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave Harrison Ford]] we're talking about.

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** ItMakesSenseInContext since they're riffing on a MythologyGag, but consider the original Japanese definition of fanservice and, well, this ''is'' [[GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave Harrison Ford]] Creator/HarrisonFord we're talking about.



* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Riffing ''Film/{{Casablanca}}'', explicitly introducing it as one of the greatest films ever made, [[CreatorBacklash just to shut their fanboys up]] and prove that no, they do not automatically hate every movie they riff. Of course some of their fans [[CompletelyMissingThePoint started bashing Casablanca instead.]]
* CrowningMomentOfFunny: [[Funny/RiffTrax They have their own page.]]
* DancingBear: Gets paraphased in ''Film/PointBreak1991''.

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* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Riffing ''Film/{{Casablanca}}'', explicitly introducing it as one of the greatest films ever made, [[CreatorBacklash just to shut their fanboys up]] and prove that no, they do not automatically hate every movie they riff. Of course some of their fans [[CompletelyMissingThePoint started bashing Casablanca instead.]]
* CrowningMomentOfFunny: [[Funny/RiffTrax They have their own page.]]
* DancingBear: Gets paraphased paraphrased in ''Film/PointBreak1991''.



** All the riffs about [[Creator/MatthewMcConaughey Matthew McConaughey]]'s acting skills are pretty ironic given his recent CareerResurrection. Hell, Mike is even a fan of ''Series/TrueDetective''. The riffers now emphasize the fact that [=McConaughey=] is TheStoner and a [[GranolaGirl Granola Guy]], such as their version of his eulogy to EvelKnievel.

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** All the riffs about [[Creator/MatthewMcConaughey Matthew McConaughey]]'s Creator/MatthewMcConaughey's acting skills are pretty ironic given his recent CareerResurrection. Hell, Mike is even a fan of ''Series/TrueDetective''. The riffers now emphasize the fact that [=McConaughey=] is TheStoner and a [[GranolaGirl Granola Guy]], such as their version of his eulogy to EvelKnievel.Creator/EvelKnievel.



*** The commentary for ''Terminator 3'' includes a comment about Heath Ledger getting killed. It was released a little over a year before Ledger's death from a sleeping pill overdose.
*** "The death of Phillip Seymour Gaffigan" from ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Part 1''. Phillip Seymour Hoffman's shocking death would come shortly after its release.
** The live show of ''Anaconda'' listed "optimism for Ghostbusters 3" as a movie mistake. A few years later, [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment without getting too much into it]], thanks to a variety of factors, ''Film/Ghostbusters2016'' ended up being one of the most controversial movies in recent memory.

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*** The commentary for ''Terminator 3'' ''Film/Terminator3RiseOfTheMachines'' includes a comment about Heath Ledger Creator/HeathLedger getting killed. It was released a little over a year before Ledger's death from a sleeping pill overdose.
*** "The death of Phillip Seymour Gaffigan" from ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Part 1''. Phillip Seymour Hoffman's Creator/PhillipSeymourHoffman's shocking death would come shortly after its release.
** The live show of ''Anaconda'' ''Film/{{Anaconda}}'' listed "optimism for Ghostbusters 3" as a movie mistake. A few years later, [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment without getting too much into it]], thanks to a variety of factors, ''Film/Ghostbusters2016'' ended up being one of the most controversial movies in recent memory.



** In the ''Film/IronMan'' Riff, while on a little tangent about how Robert Downey Jr. can improve the type of hat he is wearing, they suggest a Sherlock Holmes deerstalker. Cue the announcement for who plays the detective in [[Film/SherlockHolmes the 2009 film]]...

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** In the ''Film/IronMan'' Riff, while on a little tangent about how Robert Downey Jr. Creator/RobertDowneyJr can improve the type of hat he is wearing, they suggest a Sherlock Holmes deerstalker. Cue the announcement for who plays the detective in [[Film/SherlockHolmes the 2009 film]]...



** In ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' the riffers spend some time pondering about Coulson's relationship with a cellist ... a character who later gets a whole episode of ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' and ends up being played by Amy Acker.

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** In ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' the riffers spend some time pondering about Coulson's relationship with a cellist ... a character who later gets a whole episode of ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' and ends up being played by Amy Acker.Creator/AmyAcker.



** During the riffing of ''Film/{{Daredevil}}, Mike continues Matt Murdock's (Creator/BenAffleck) narration by stating that he would become a hero called Batman until a rich kid from Gotham sued him for the copyright. Well, guess who is playing the rich kid from Gotham in the Superman sequel.
*** Jared Leto is named as one of the "charisma-free actors" Elektra has beaten up. He plays the Joker opposite Affleck.

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** During the riffing of ''Film/{{Daredevil}}, Mike continues Matt Murdock's (Creator/BenAffleck) narration by stating that he would become a hero called Batman Comicbook/{{Batman}} until a rich kid from Gotham sued him for the copyright. Well, guess who is playing the rich kid from Gotham in the Superman sequel.
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*** Jared Leto Creator/JaredLeto is named as one of the "charisma-free actors" Elektra has beaten up. He plays the Joker opposite Affleck.



** In the "Revenge of the Sith" riff Bill raises the possibility of three more sequels during the aftermath of Mace Windu's death. 2 years later ...

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** In the "Revenge of the Sith" ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' riff Bill raises the possibility of three more sequels during the aftermath of Mace Windu's death. 2 years later ...



* NightmareFuel:
** The sequence in the short "This Is Hormel" of cow carcasses getting skinned by machines audibly horrifies the guys and likely horrifies many in the audience (especially the tail ... the horrible tail...) so much so that they make it a running gag for the rest of the short that anyone who pisses the company off is imprisoned within the "Hide Cellar" where this all takes place.
** In ''Swamp of the Ravens'' there is both a '''real autopsy''' used by the movie which passes by unnoticed by the riffers, but also a sequence of dead malformed foetuses pickled in jars (and which one hopes to god are not also real) which the guys find utterly horrific.
** And of course there is the Ice Cream Bunny.....
** The above stinger for the second ''Harry Potter'' riff also counts due to how messed up it is.
** They are also rather perturbed by the surprisingly dark and brutal ending of ''Zindy the Swamp Boy'' where the titular child is literally slaughtered by a wildcat, though they still play it for BlackComedy.
--->'''Mike:''' This has been "Zindy the Swamp Boy" dies alone and afraid with no loved ones around after getting eaten by a jungle-cat.
** After the graphic birth scene in ''[[Literature/{{Twilight}} Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 1]]'', Mike recounts how it's more beautiful than the time he and his brother threw a live chicken into the pig pen and watched the pigs rip the chicken apart and eat it alive while it screamed like a woman. Bill sounds honestly freaked out as he quietly begs Mike to say he made up that story.



** They also like to call out people in movies for misusing the word "ironic," usually referencing the infamous Alanis Morrisette song while doing so.

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** They also like to call out people in movies for misusing the word "ironic," usually referencing the infamous Alanis Morrisette Music/AlanisMorrisette song while doing so.
29th Sep '17 12:16:44 AM CheeseDogX
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** Their gag in the first ''{{Film/Transformers}}'' movie about Anthony Anderson being "the whitest black guy in the world" is even more appropriate since he became the star of a show called ''{{Series/Blackish}}''.
24th Aug '17 5:26:37 PM CheeseDogX
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** When they refer to Donnie Wahlberg's character in ''Film/TheSixthSense'' as "Tighty Whitey Suicidey."
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