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->''"Y'know, somehow I imagined the big Warlock vs. Warlock battle to be a little more impressive than '[[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot Two guys fight with a stick in a sewing room.]]'"''\\
-- ''Witchcraft 3: The Kiss of Death''

Allison 'Obscurus Lupa' Pregler is an ([[KaleidoscopeHair often]]) red-headed female reviewer on Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses who takes on Z-grade movies, usually in the horror or martial arts genre; a roughly similar beat to WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob, but tending towards dumb action flicks and a [[BileFascination morbid enjoyment]] of them. She began reviewing in late 2009 and after gaining some notoriety on their forums, she became a member of the TGWTG family.

* ''Obscurus Lupa Presents:'' Z-movies from the early [[TheSeventies 70's]] to the modern day. A "Z" movie for Lupa is something that doesn't have the capability or the budget to do something incredible. Not all the movies are bad. [[BaitAndSwitchComment Some are terrible]].
* ''Commercial Dubs'': Lupa riffs on TV spots and film trailers from the 90's in her inimitable style.
* ''Manic Episodes'': Focuses on individual episodes from TV shows, usually of the [[BizarroEpisode Big Lipped Alligator]][[invoked]] variety. As with her movie reviews, Lupa points out inherent issues with the writing, acting and production. More recently, Lupa has taken to reviewing the entire run of series that [[JumpingTheShark jumped the shark]] (''Series/SheWolfOfLondon''), were cut down in their prime (''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast''), or [[TheyWastedAperfectlyGoodPlot didn't live up to their potential]] (''Series/{{Charmed}}'').
** ''Baywatching:'' A trek through America's gift to the world, ''{{Series/Baywatch}}''. Lupa has vowed to review all 242 grueling episodes.
* ''Radu Reviews'': [[ReligiousEdutainment Christian]] and {{Edutainment| Show}} films for kids reviewed by everybody's favorite vampire, [[Film/{{Subspecies}} Radu Vladislav]]! Radu seems to be under the impression that these films are [[AscendedFridgeHorror macabre and edgy]].

Her videos can be seen [[http://obscuruslupapresent.blip.tv/ here]], [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/teamt/ol here]], [[http://www.phelous.com/obscuruslupa here]] and now [[http://olpresents.blogspot.co.uk/ here]]. Can also be found at her [[https://twitter.com/Obscurus_Lupa Twitter account]] and [[http://obscuruslupa.tumblr.com/ Tumblr account]].

Can't get enough Allison? You can also see her kicking ass as Interpol ninja Cheetah Lee in ''NinjaTheMissionForce''
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* ActingForTwo /[[TalkingToHimself Talking To Herself]]:
** In her review of ''13 seconds'', Lupa dresses up as the movie's demon, who forces her to review ''Gerry 2: Even Loster''.
** The beginning of her review of ''Teen Sorcery'' has her acting out how she thinks the conversation between the film-makers went.
--->"All we need is [[EurekaMoment teenagers doin' some kinda... sorcery]]. But whadda we call it?"
** In her review of ''Blood Red Moon'', Lupa also plays [[AlphaBitch Jenny Perfect]].
** For ''Radu Reviews'', she simultaneously plays Radu and Michelle, who does nothing but cry hysterically.
** ''[[Disney/TheLittleMermaid The Little Mermaid II]]'' had a few words from our sponsors. "Isn't that right, Dr. Crest?"
--->'''Lupa wearing scrubs:''' It's the [[NineOutOfTenDoctorsAgree #1 brand dentists recommend!]]
* ActuallyPrettyFunny: While her review of ''Two Front Teeth'' starts off normally, she soon comes around to loving it.
** The fart jokes in ''Howling VII'' get the biggest laughs from her.
** Lou Ferrigno with frog makeup on his face. Ribbit. (''Return to Frogtown'')
** A group of carolers being greeted with a gun. (''Two Front Teeth'')
** Move over, Spock's Beard; here comes Evil Leo. (''Charmed'' s.6)
--->"The hair. Oh, god. The hair."
* AdmiringTheAbomination: Lupa positively melts when she lays eyes on the Graboid spawn, particularly Shriekers.
* AdultChild: We have this gem from her ''Sherlock Holmes'' crossover with [[WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob The Snob]].
-->'''Snob:''' A fart joke? What are you, five?\\
'''Lupa:''' [[BluntYes Yes]].
** The introduction to the ''American Ninja'' marathon, beginning with #2. "[[HehHehYouSaidX Heh, number two.]]"
** When the [[WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick Chick]] tries to do her analyzing thing, Lupa just farts in her direction.
--->"''That's'' what I think about your stupid analysis!"
** Heartily agrees with ''Charmed'' message boards that Neighbor Dan is a "[[BigStupidDooDooHead greasy buttcrack poo-flap]]". In fact, it's the greatest ''bon mot'' she's ever heard.
* AffectionateParody: Her fake trailer for ''Pirahnasaur'', a parody of SciFiChannel original movies.
** And "Lupa Tries Windex", a parody of WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob's "Brad Tries..."
*** To further the Brad Tries parody, we now have "Allison Eats... (While Phelous Watches)".
** Her crossover short film ''Roller Samurai Vampire Slayers'' can also be seen as a spoof of ''Zen Filmmaking''.
** "The Top 10 Hottest Animated [[BreathlessNonSequitur Dogs]]" (Released shortly after WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick's "Top Ten Hottest Animated Guys".)
* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation:[[invoked]] Click '''[[{{AlternativeCharacterInterpretation/ObscurusLupa}} here]]''' for more interesting facts about [[TheVonTropeFamily Mitch Von Malibu]], [[SpellMyNameWithAThe The Great Phoebe One]] and friends.
* AluminumChristmasTrees: The movie poster wall from her title screen? That's not a photo collage, that thing's real. Lupa admitted that not all of the posters appeal to her personally; [[MyNewGiftIsLame some were gifts]].
* AndTheRest:
-->"Well, folks, it's been an amazing journey, this Rothrock-a-thon. We've taken on some poor wire work, some badly-edited imports, and whatever the hell ''China O'Brien'' was."
* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Whenever an annoying character bites the dust. See also "Ode to Joy."
-->'''Lupa:''' So long Sonny, we'll always remember you for the asshole you were. (''Lady Dragon 2'')
** The eighth season of ''Charmed'' opens on an appropriate venue, a wake. Lupa is sunny: "Things start off swimmingly, because the Charmed Ones are dead!" In fact, this is the theme of Season 8 title card, which depicts a going away party for the Halliwell Clan (alive and dead) with Lupa blowing a party horn in celebration.
* {{Angrish}}: When the events of ''Mindwarp'' are revealed to have all been a simulation, Lupa resorts to sputtering Angrish for a few seconds.
** Her reaction to ''Return to Frogtown'' being a remake.
* AnythingButThat: [[spoiler:Angry Joe]] demanding that she review ''Film/{{Phantasm}}'''s crappy sequels, or he'll make her...watch ''Film/{{Gerry}}'' again! "You bastard!"
** Mitch on ''Baywatch'' is portrayed as the ultimate deadbeat dad, frequently mistaking Hobie for inanimate objects and fighting his ex for custody... of his favorite surfer bum hat. Cue sad Tibetan flutes. ("The Sky is Falling")
* AprilFoolsDay: Used to [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/teamt/ol/olp/34778-star-wars-a-new-hope review]] some awful movie called ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/ANewHope'', which "fell into rightful obscurity".
* ArcFatigue: [[invoked]] "Welcome to ''Manic Episodes'', home of the Charmed reviews!"
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: A filibuster of hate at Alyssa Milano. (''Charmed'' s.5)
-->"What a selfish, awful person! Seriously, who was watching this and didn't instantly see Emperor Palpatine through her thin, grimy veneer? She's the most heinous of people, the lowest of the low. I could murder her! And she's ''fictional!'' [[SuddenlyShouting I FEEL LIKE I'M TAKING CRAZY PILLS WATCHING THIS SHOW]]--so anyway, don't like her much."
** Over the course of the recaps, ''Charmed's'' Elders are promoted to dicks, ''such'' dicks, ''colossal'' dicks, a '''BAG''' of dicks, an '''entire city infrastructure of dicks''', and [-penises-].
** Lupa's parting shot at the series was both morbid and fitting: the DVD box sets are of such poor quality, they rendered some of her discs unwatchable.
* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving: "Aaaand yet..." She riffs because she cares. The harshest videos often conclude with a recommendation. (Even ''[[spoiler:Charmed]]'' got a reprieve.)
** She admits that, for all the insanity of the episode "Cyberwoman" from ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'', a cyborg woman fighting a pterodactyl is pretty cool.
** The climax of ''Texas Chainsaw: The Next Generation'' has Renee Zellweger being pursued by two Illuminati agents in a black sedan, Leatherface in a woman suit, and a crop duster plane a la ''North By Northwest.''
--->"That.....was AWESOME!!"
** Two examples from ''Charmed'', both involving "BadFuture" storylines. The Season Two closer impressed Lupa with its dark mood and twist ending, in which Future Phoebe does ''not'' get rescued by the Whitelighters and falls prey to a modern witch hunt. And it all hinged on dog poop!
--->'''Lupa:''' (Remember, they always gotta add ''one'' stupid thing.)
** Season Six went the other way: laughably-cheap establishing shots of "2026 AD", hopeless time travel discontinuities, and Piper's spawn growing up to become dictator of the world ("And he looks hilariously like a member of {{Music/Nickelback}}"). And with that, at last, the show suddenly barrels over the line where it becomes fun.
** Faint praise, but she did appreciate that the series finale cast an elderly couple who look exactly like Future!Piper and Leo, as opposed to falling back on craptastic old age makeup (which they almost did).
** Much chortling over Leo's role as the "doofy guy who [[HandWave explains away plot holes]] and [[IronButtMonkey gets stuff thrown at him.]]" However, it seems he's been hanging around the Halliwells too long, as Season Eight sees him turning into an apathetic, lecherous bum who hits on another man's wife, earning himself a punch in the jaw. To which Lupa concedes, "Okay, he deserved that one."
** She went against fan opinion by praising Season 8's ReplacementScrappy[[invoked]], Billie (Kaley Cuoco of ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' fame) for [[TookTheBadFilmSeriously acting her heart out]] and being a better hero overall -- regardless of her InformedWrongness.
---> '''Lupa''': I know, I know, she's a stupid add-on character that takes attention away from the leads. But you're not understanding me: she ''[[MaximumFunChamber takes attention away from the leads!]]''
* AuthorAppeal:[[invoked]] Oh, she looooooooves Cynthia Rothrock. ([--and Richard Norton--].)
** Though she isn't above (gently) taking the piss out the martial arts queen. ('' X-treme Fighter'')
--->'''Sally''': [[HotScientist I'm studying for my second phD]].\\
'''Lupa''': Hoo hoo, it's still funny.
** The Cheetah Lee character (''Ninja the Mission Force'' S.2) is a well-crafted portrayal of Rothrock, from the wig to the ridiculous fight stances.
** If the opening title cards are any hint, she's a fan of Music/BowlingForSoup.
** Werewolves. Werewolves everywhere.
** Kate Hodge of ''Series/SheWolfOfLondon'' "fame". She even has an autographed glossy of Hodge on her mantel (confusingly addressed to "Scott").
** And after Lupa gets through her filmography, poor Kate will wish she had stayed anonymous.
--->"Was ''she'' in this? [[BlatantLies Whoopsie!]]"
** "Actor" Billy Drago. While not as beloved as the others (Lupa never sought Billy out: he just sort of [[DropInCharacter stumbles into her reviews]]), he's always a welcome sight nonetheless.
** In a subversion, she's nonplussed to see Brandon Quinn, a respectable actor and lead hero of her favorite show from childhood, ''Big Wolf on Campus'', slumming it as lunkhead "[[PoliceAreUseless Agent Murphy]]" on ''Charmed'' S.8.
** Lupa likes her musical interludes, as shown with the Goddamned Frog Band.
** Everyone's favorite drunk, Pappy, serenading the audience with "Testify". Lupa happily plays AirGuitar by the end. (''Howling 7: New Moon Rising'')
--->"And yes, folks, he did just tell everyone to stand up ''after'' he told them to sit down. '''Testify!'''"
** Halfway into ''A Special Sesame Street Christmas'', Lupa is about ready to throw in the towel... and then Oscar breaks out the electric guitar.
--->'''Oscar:''' [[Music/LeiberAndStoller Bring in the papers and the trash! / Or you don't get no spending cash!]] ♫\\
'''Lupa:''' :DDDDDDDDD
** Lupa opened the review for ''MiamiConnection''--aka the world's first musical about ninjas--dressed as a denim-clad 80's rock groupie. The purpose soon becomes clear: Dragon's Sound. There will be first-pumping, oh yes.
--->"TAI-KWON! TAI-KWON! ♪ ''(to camera)'' [-You're singing it, right?-]
** '''{{Sexophone}}''': Heavily-lampshaded in her reviews, most notably in her ''Hard To Kill'' review: "CUE SEXY SAXOPHONE MUSIC". Later parodied in ''Baywatch''[='s=] "The Drowning Pool", when the smoldering Derek [=McSnobbington=] descends some stairs [[SexySaxMan with a superimposed sax between his lips.]]
** For some unknowable reason, the "sandboni" on ''Baywatch'' [[CargoShip elicits cheers]] whenever it shows up. [[invoked]]
* AwesomeMcCoolname: She admits to having no other reason for the name other than she liked it.
* AwesomenessIsVolatile: When writing down the awesome Burt quotes in ''Film/{{Tremors}} II'', one of the lines caused her notebook to explode.
** Her pet theory that Cynthia Rothrock can [[MadeOfExplodium cause anything to explode into flames]] just by kicking it. Dumpsters, washing machines, Billy Drago...
* BackhandedCompliment: ''Undefeatable'' - That year's best comedy.
** ''China O'Brien 2'' - The sequel so good, you can't even get it on DVD.
** ''Witchcraft 5'' has the best sound mixing in the series so far.
--->'''Lupa:''' They went from "no effort at all", to, "[[AllOfThem DUB EVERYTHING]]"
** TheSmiths' "How Soon is Now", while an odd choice for ''Charmed'''s theme song, is eerily close to Lupa's emotional state while reviewing it.
* BareYourMidriff: Her clothes get reduced to this thanks to [[spoiler:Angry Joe]]'s [[PsychoElectro force lightning]].
** Her ''American Ninja'' outfit, God bless.
** In the opening scene of Max Hell Frog warrior.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: [=MikeJ=] sits though ten torturous minutes of ''Witchcraft 5'' under the promise of seeing boobs. Ask and ye shall receive! ....And the sex scenes are just as monotonous as the rest of the film.
-->'''Lupa:''' Are ya bored yet? :3\\
'''[=MikeJ=]''': You're an awful person.
* BeatThemAtTheirOwnGame: [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen's]] insistence that '''[[Creator/WilliamShakespeare HOOILLIAM SHAXSPAHR]]''' is not supposed to have toilet humor in it. ''Two'' words for you:
-->'''Lupa:''' CountryMatters.\\
'''Oan:''' ''(beat)'' {{Touche}}.
* BeautyEqualsGoodness: "Not [=McDreamy=]! But...he's so charming and British! Accents make ''everything'' sexy, he ''can't'' be the killer! Perhaps it was some ugly person!"
* BerserkButton: ''Film/{{Gerry}}''.
** AllJustADream endings, which have appeared in numerous films that she has reviewed, and which get a different angry reaction each time.
** She has pointed out that what bothers her the most is how these endings often do not make sense, as they often contradict previous scenes which imply that the movie is taking place in reality. She found this to be a major source of annoyance in ''13 seconds'', especially since the lead character dreamed of scenes he himself doesn't appear in.
--->'''Lupa:''' If this is ANOTHER DREAM SEQUENCE I SWEAR I'LL--\\
''*[[CatapultNightmare bolts awake]]*'' "Whoa!"\\
'''Lupa:''' ''(Lifts trembling {{finger gun}} to head)''
** Phoebe's love life. Just... any of it. ("I don't care I don't care I DON'T CAAARRRRGHGGH")
** She continually reminds Phoebe of her AesopAmnesia, to little avail. Particularly toward Cole, who was starting to make Pheobe look bad shortly before he was written out.
--->'''Phoebe:''' I ''love'' watching lawyers explode!\\
'''Lupa:''' [[FunnyAneurysmMoment Oh, just fuck you forever.]]
* BewareTheNiceOnes: She is pretty shocked during ''Lady Dragon'' when [[spoiler:the little boy]] kills a bad guy with one kick.
-->'''Lupa:''' Send ''him'' to fight [[BigBad Ludwig]]!
** With Lupa herself, she's one of the nicer people on the site, but [[WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows stalk her]], [[WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick not have fun]] or [[WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic refuse]] [[WebVideo/SuburbanKnights to be]] [[BreadEggsMilkSquick a lady]] and she'll get scary. And like the apparent majority of people, she enjoys making the Critic suffer.
* BigNo: Used in her review of "Razor Sharpe". It was totally {{justified|Trope}}.
** When the Little Miss Gamer lookalike gets wasted in ''Blood Red Moon''.
-->'''Lupa:''' You were the best of us! [[[MilitarySalute salute!]]]
** While sitting through ''Mindwarp'', something about the desert landscape reminds her of something... [cue shot from ''Film/{{Gerry}}''] Lupa lets out a scream.
** When ''Sleepy Hollow High'' is revealed to be just a dream.
** Cynthia Rothrock getting her freak on with [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Principal Flutie]]. (''Fast Getaway'')
--->"Cynthia, '''NOOOOO~!'''"
** When she realizes there's an eighth ''Howling'' movie.
** When ''The Hidden 2'''s squiddly-doos and sparklefarts turn out to be cousins.
** Coupled with a BigOMG while watching ''[[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles We Wish You a Turtle Christmas]]''.
-->"How long ''is'' this? [looks at running time] '''[[FauxHorrific 25 minutes?]]''' Nooooooooo--"
** Shouted this when Toady, the chainsaw-wielding Frog Man, was defeated by Roddy Piper.
*** Realizing he's supposed to be the villain, Lupa half-heartedly follows it up with, "[-yeeeeesss?-]"
** ''A Special Sesame Street Christmas'' ought to have been advertised truthfully as ''[[YetAnotherChristmasCarol A Sesame Street Carol]]''.
** The GroundhogDayLoop of Phoebe Halliwell discovering love, giving up on love, and discovering it again. When Cole returns just for the sake of repackaging this turkey, Lupa responds with teeth-gritted "[-nnnnnnnnn-][=NO=]."
*** SlowNo: Her reaction to ''Sleepy Hollow High'''s "Fuck You" ending.
*** Mitch's genes have passed to his son Hobie, whom he's grooming to succeed him as L.A.'s biggest cretin. Whenever Hobie starts to "[[TheBlueLagoon Blue Lagoon'ing]] it" with another child actor or makes a pass at older women, the word '''''NO''''' creeps onto the screen.
*** ''Baywatch'' gives us an episode of [[DaChief Captain Thorpe]] in tight orange shorts, ("The Sky is Falling") followed by Bryan Cranton in tight white shorts ("Cruise Ship")
---->"You're going to be seeing a lot of Bryan Cranton's crotch this episode."
* BigShutUp: [[Franchise/HarryPotter Not-Hermione]] in ''The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens''. When you strip away the charm and personality, turns out.... a walking dictionary is begging to be strangled to death.
-->"Shut up... shutupshutup...shut up...shu-- ''why'' are you alive?"
* BigWhat: Upon seeing one of Cynthia Rothrock's outfits in ''Lady Dragon 2'', Lupa wonders if she [[WTHCostumingDepartment raided Madonna's wardrobe]].
-->"ITS GIRL POWA- ''what'' the hell is she wearing?"
** The great Cynthia Rothrock finally lost a battle in ''Fast Getaway''. [[spoiler:To '''Corey Haim''']].
--->"WHAT? Tony [[DeathIsDramatic gets a car explosion]], and Cynthia Rothrock ''[[DroppedABridgeOnHim gets thrown off a truck?]]'' Bullshit!"\\
''(double take)''\\
"HE'S still alive? '''Double''' bullshit!"
** The entire cast of ''Subspecies III'' getting {{McLeaned}}.[[invoked]]
** "Toad Serum", created to prevent any more people from turning into frogs -- In the film ''Frog Warrior''. (Ah, well, glad we cleared that up.)
--->"Oh, okay." ''(double take)'' WHAAAAAAT?
** Lupa shouts this at the screen while watching ''Charmed''. Numerous times.
--->'''Phoebe:''' Cole, it doesn't matter ''who'' you're helping. [[InsaneTrollLogic If you're using your evil powers it doesn't count.]]\\
'''Lupa:''' [+WAT.+]
*** FlatWhat: The "All Just a Dream" ending to ''My Boyfriend's Back'' had this reaction.
**** Does one in the "Fatal Deviation" review, when confronted with a naked, cowboy-hat wearing man, taking a bath outside. She has no comprehension of who he is or why he is in the movie.
* BigYes: ''Return to Frogtown''. It was all worth it for the frog band.
-->"Yes! YES!! [[RuleOfFun Frooooooooooooooog Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand!]]"
** "Yes! ''Yes''!! [[MilkingTheGiantCow Robo Vampire LIIIIIIIIIIVES!"]]
** The unrelenting cheapness of ''The Amazing Bulk'''s stock animations, culminating in a breathless, "[+[[TheImmodestOrgasm Yes... YES....YEEE--!!]]--+]"
*** "[[Film/WhenHarryMetSally I'll have what]] ''[[Film/WhenHarryMetSally she's]]'' [[Film/WhenHarryMetSally having."]]
** Just the sight of Bizarro Leo makes ''Charmed'' worthwhile.
** Neighbor Dan getting [[BusCrash "disappeared" and/or murdered off-screen]].
* BillingDisplacement: Her review of "X-treme Fighter" observes that despite Cynthia Rothrock being one of the main stars on the cover, she is only in the film for five minutes.
* BizarroEpisode: The concept of ''Manic Episodes''. Invoked by Lupa herself while reviewing ''The Little Mermaid'' sequel.
* BlahBlahBlah: The Corey Haim Translator. "Blah blah blah [[TheNineties 90s]] mannerisms blah blah duuude! Goofy face!"
** To save her viewers seven minutes of their lives ("that I will ''never'' get back"), she summarizes ''Howling 5'' thusly:
--->"Chip chip cheerio!"\\
"Oh I say would you be so kind?"\\
"I look forward to [[{{Retirony}} living a long healthy life!]]"\\
"[[NoblewomansLaugh Ho ho ho]] rich people problems."
** ''Hell Comes to Frogtown'' in 4 words: BOOBS BOOBS AWKWARD BOOBS
* {{Blooper}}:[[invoked]] Featured during the end credits of the review.
* BodyHorror: While watching ''[[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles We Wish You a Turtle Christmas]]'', a horrified Lupa shouts, "His gums! ''His gums!'' Teeth do not move separately from the rest of the mouth!"
* BoringInvincibleHero: Cynthia Rothrock and [--Richard Norton--].
-->'''Lupa:''' ''(mock whisper)'' I'm going to spoil it for you- Cynthia Rothrock [[KickChick kicks people. A LOT!]]
* BreakOutCharacter: Her impression of Radu from the ''Subspecies'' movies has become this, to the point [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/teamt/ol/radu-reviews he earned his own series]].
* BreathlessNonSequitur: Lupa has a very fast paced editing style, so a lot of the jokes can play out like this.
* BrokeTheRatingScale: Throughout the OLP review of ''The Room'' she uses an "Oh hey" counter to count the number of times the characters say "Oh hey". When several characters greet each other with "Oh hey" in rapid-fire succession, the counter overloads and the movie spontaneously combusts.
** ''My Boyfriend's Back'' manages to break the "Wackiness Meter", earning a [[SarcasticClapping slow clap]].
** Phoebe's selfishness grows exponentially as ''Charmed'' progresses. "I'm running out of larger quantities to measure her bitchiness by."
* BuffySpeak: ''Charmed'' Season Six, the Daryliest of all the seasons.
* TheCameo:
** The opening of "Hard to Kill" has cameos by several of her friends and colleagues from the TGWTG forums, including DiamandaHagan, Audible Underwear of Music Video Theater 3000, Creator/ApolloZHack, and Nash of WebVideo/WhatTheFuckIsWrongWithYou?
** Her (at the time) boyfriend Jeremiah made several cameos in her videos, either as himself or other characters.
** WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob has a cameo at the end of ''Shark Attack 3'', confused why his theme song was used over the end credits. He also provides the narration for the trailer of ''Pirahnasaur''
** In her review of the third and fourth Phantasm films, Lupa is confronted by [[spoiler:[[WebVideo/TheAngryJoeShow Angry Joe]].]]
** At the end of the ''{{Film/Birdemic}}'' review, WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob and [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] fight off poorly-animated birds, whilst WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows tries to save her from them and is pecked to death off-camera. She remarks that, as far as any viewers know, [[BlackDudeDiesFirst Todd might be black]].
** [[spoiler:Todd also appears as the composer of The Black Ninja's theme.]]
** Todd, along with PawDugan and The Nostalgia Chick's friends Elisa (who along with Paw even pops up into frame to scream "CAMEO!") and Nella appear in her crossover with the Chick.
** [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] appears to give background on NickFury.
* CanadaEh: While reviewing ''Teen Sorcery'' after hearing Michael's pronunciation of "sorry". Lupa, dressed in winter wear, says "I'm definitely not Canadian."
* CanisLatinicus: In proper Latin, her name should be "Lupa Obscura".
* CannotTellAJoke: Radu needs to work on his material.
-->"A horse walks into a bar, and the bartender is like, "'Ey, horse, get out of my bar!" And the horse is like, "Neigh", [[DontExplainTheJoke 'cause it's a horse]]. ''(beat)'' And the bartender's like, "[[AntiClimax I throw you out]]." ''(falls silent)''
* CatFight: Lupa vs. WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick, over WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows. (The former loathes him despite his love, the latter loves him despite his indifference).
* {{Catchphrase}}:
** Radu's "Aw, dahmeet", "[[VerbalTic Eeehhhh]]", and "What... a day."
** Ash's "I'm a [blank] miracle!" and "Aw, you eeshole!"
** Daryl's wimpy, "aw man!", and, "[[YouDoNOTWantToKnow I don't wanna know, I don't wanna know]]." (''Charmed'')
** "Tee hee! I'm [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure tough but fair]]." -- Phoebe's editor.
** [[invoked]] "If it sounds like a good idea, ''{{Series/Charmed}}'' will [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot find some way to make it stupid.]]"
* MadLibsCatchphrase: "You didn't even try, (movie title)!"
** "And you know what that means: A hardcore [[[MundaneMadeAwesome mundane task]]] [[HardWorkMontage montage]]!" Examples include "political campaigning" and "studying."
** "Steven Seagal's" {{Bond One Liner}}s. Often strays into {{Metaphorgotten}}. (''The Glimmer Man'')
** YOUR [noun]! WAS LOST! IN '''DA RIVAAAAAH!!'''
** "...Da (villain)!" *ominous music sting* *extreme zoom-in* (Misaimed on the side of her mouth.)
** "There won't be another ____ for months!"
* PhraseCatcher: "[+EWW! EWW! EWW! EWW!+]" for ''Desire'''s smell-happy serial killer.
** Also, Kate Hodge's lovestruck victim-to-be: "'''[[WhatAnIdiot YOU EEEDIOT]].'''"
--->"HE SMELLED YOUR LIP SWEAT!"
** Neighbor Dan. [-Oh, Neighbor Dan.-] ''[--Why,--]'' [--Neighbor Dan?--]
** The Elders are ''dicks''.
** [[invoked]] By Season Five, any utterance by Phoebe incurs, "[[TheScrappy You WHORE! You FILTHY WHORE!]]"
** Trevor always receives a sweet introduction when he appears, usually along the lines of, "He's Australian ''and'' [x]."
--->"He Australian ''and'' packin'!"
* SigningOffCatchPhrase: ''Charmed's'' propensity for wrapping things up in a way which isn't so morally-grey.
-->''"Makes it easyyy[-yyy-]~!"''
* CelebrityParadox: Discussed in her ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' reviews. One episode of ''Charmed'' establishes Phoebe as a big ''SexAndTheCity'' fan, while in that very same episode she's dating a guy who's played by an actor from ''Sex and the City''. Lupa wonders how Phoebe doesn't notice her new boyfriend looks exactly like a ''Sex and the City'' character.
* ClingyMacGuffin: Of a sort. Lupa shirks off reviewing ''Gooby'' - only for a duplicate copy to appear, freaking her out.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Tommy Wiseau and Patrick Stewart (as played by Jeremiah) are depicted as such in her reviews of ''The Room'' and ''Masterminds''.
** Lupa herself, making videos like "Top 10 Hottest Animated Dogs" (with the rug-dog from ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' being number one!) or "10 Reasons Why ''Film/CoolAsIce'' is better than ''Film/CitizenKane''", and often appearing rather ditzy and offbeat in crossovers.
-->'''Lupa:''' It's like watching an incredibly bloody car wreck. Horrible to witness, but also really funny! \\
'''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic:''' [speechless, and too bewildered to be fully horrified]
* ClusterFBomb: Drops a major one in her cameo in [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen's]] review of ''Film/{{Gerry}}''.
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: In "10 Reasons Why ''[[Music/VanillaIce Cool As Ice]]'' is Better than ''Film/CitizenKane''", she complains that it wouldn't have killed Orson Welles to throw in some color.
** The introduction to ''Witchcraft 8'' describes it as the ''[[Film/HalloweenIIISeasonOfTheWitch Halloween III]]'' of the franchise, both stylistically and in.... other ways.
--->''([[{{Sampling}} Halloween theme plays]])''\\
'''Lupa:''' Everyone knows that's from ''[[Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial E.T.]]'' C'mon guys.
* CoughSnarkCough: By Season Six, Leo has become ''Charmed's'' go-to {{Hand Wave}}r, explaining away plot inconsistencies in six words or less. In Season 7, the sisters go off-screen and inexplicably return with Prue's old ability to astral project (from the days when each Charmed One possessed a single unique power), which Prue guarded ''so jealously'', she never taught it to anyone while she was alive... except for Leo, of course.
-->'''Lupa:''' COUGHCOUGH[-bullshit.-]
** If you listen, she does it again in Season Eight, when Phoebe's return to work is celebrated more than the Pope's coronation and the birth of Prince George combined.
* CoversAlwaysLie:
** She mentions how the man on the cover of ''Vampire Assassin'' is not in the movie, nor is the scene depicted on the cover of ''13 seconds''.
** She says that the cover of ''Teen Sorcery'', instead of making you think the movie will be better than it is, makes it look terrible in a different way.
** She also notes that the vampire-y looking fellow on the cover of ''Blood Red Moon'' is nowhere in the film.
* CreditsGag: Following his five-year absence, Neighbor Dan's name appears in an evidence room dedicated to "[[{{Unperson}} disappeared]]" victims of the Halliwells. Presuming this means Dan was not merely PutOnABus, but ''butchered and buried somewhere off-screen'', the same fate awaits each of the sisters' one-off boyfriends. Lupa declares that nothing can top this plot twist, and immediately rolls credits. (''Charmed'' S.7)
** She pulled this again in Season 8, after the Halliwell's manor exploded (again). First she speeds through the usual credits, then [[Series/TheSopranos blares "Don't Stop Believin'"]] as the sisters lie bleeding, then finally plays the segue music from ''{{Film/Clue}}'' before returning to the show.
** Jill's ''Nancy Drew''-style mystery plot is roundly mocked, especially when she takes her sugar daddy at his word when he says he hasn't murdered anyone, honest. Case closed, ''{{Matlock}}'' music up and out. (''Baywatch'': "The Drowning Pool")
* CreepyLongFingers: When acting as Radu from ''Subspecies'' in her "Radu Reviews" segments.
* {{Crossover}}: Several with Phelous, though they waited until ''Witchcraft 9'' to do a proper tag team review.
** Reviewed TheAsylum's ''SherlockHolmes'' with WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob and ''Film/HerculesInNewYork'' with [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]].
** Reviewed the unintentionally horrifying children's movie ''Gooby'' with IronLiz, with Iron Liz later roping her into reviewing ''She Creature'' with her as payback.
** Appears as a tokusatsu version of herself in Creator/ApolloZHack 's ''Reviewaverse Saga'', complete with power-enhancing wrist device.
** Reviewed ''Honor and Glory'' with WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick, as she felt the need to unleash Cynthia Rothrock on other people.
** Reviewed ''SimonSez'' with WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic, despite his attempts to fend her off.
*** They teamed up again to review ''A Talking Cat!?!''
** Duped [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] into reviewing ''Hamlet the Vampire Slayer''.
** A review of ''Bloody Mallory'' with {{Sad Panda| Q And A}}, Phelous, {{Welshy}}, Creator/ChaosD1, [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]], Andrew Dickman and Creator/CriticalMarine.
** Invited [[WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick Maven of the Eventide]] on her ''Vampire Cop'' review for two seconds... which is enough to satisfy the cameo qualifier.
** {{MikeJ}} popped by to help review ''Witchcraft 5''. Lupa sets aside her [[PatrioticFervor chronic hatred of the British]] for this crossover.
--->'''Mike:''' Hello. I'm a British person...\\
'''Lupa:''' ''(hoists up twelve-pack of soda)'' AND IMMA MURRICAN.
** Teamed up with Cecil Trachenberg of ''Website/TheAgonyBooth'''s ''Good Bad Flicks'' to [[http://blip.tv/goodbadflicks/traxx-good-bad-flicks-with-special-guest-obscurus-lupa-6607588 to review the 1989 film ''Traxx'']].
** Teamed up with WebVideo/TheFilmRenegado to review the ''Bloodthirst'' movies.
* CrossoverShip: Invoked in ''Allison Reads Her Franchise/{{Barbie}} Fanfic'' due to her [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Ariel]] doll having a boyfriend with the same name as [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Brock]].
* CurseCutShort: ''Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation'' leads to several cases of Lupa going "FUUUUUU --"
* DancePartyEnding: ''Teen Sorcery'' and ''Sleepy Hollow High'' ended with this, so Lupa joins in. When in Rome...
* DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist: In addition to ''Charmed'' frequently having DisneyDeath moments, she takes umbrage with the later seasons having anyone (who isn't [[{{McLeaned}} Shannen Doherty]]), being easily able to come back as a ghost or a Whitelighter, rendering death itself practically meaningless within the show.
--> '''Lupa''': Grandma ghost can't stay in her coffin long enough for anyone to miss her!
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: A "before-they-were-famous" Hillary Swank in ''Film/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. She's won Academy Awards ''and'' Oscars!
** In her review of ''[[TheHowling Howling VII]]'' she refers to two characters as Inspector Detective and Father Priest.
** "That's the official name by the way. '[[Film/{{Tremors}} Ass Blasters™]].' They're called 'Ass Blasters™.' Officially."
* {{Determinator}}: ''Crowfoot'', the Kate Hodge TV pilot ''so'' awful, it was buried at the ends of the Earth. ''They didn't bury it deep enough.''
-->'''Lupa:''' I am nothing if not '''sad, creepy, and determined.'''
* DeusExMachina: Stated as being the preferred method of fixing problems on ''Charmed'', and directly calls Leo the show's favorite Deus Ex Machina. Even has a catchphrase for it: "Makes it easy!"
* {{Dissimile}}: "[The Black Ninja] is like Film/{{Daredevil}}, only he's not blind and doesn't have superpowers."
* DissonantLaughter: She did chuckle at the elderly, wheelchair-bound man getting electrocuted in ''Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.''. So the film wasn't a total loss.
** After the hero of ''Gymkata'' accidentally kicks a random pedestrian in the face while swinging from a bar, she giggles and says "[[SarcasmFailure I have no words]]."
** "Grams" Halliwell being eaten alive by a wolf. (''Charmed'' S.5)
* DesignatedHero: InUniverse. In ''MagicIsland'', she notes that the "buccaneer" heroes basically have the same goal as the "pirate" villains; the only difference seems to be if they want the treasure to spend or just for the adventure of getting it.
* DramaticReading: The [[http://blip.tv/OLPresents/penfinished-5711177 Sylvester Stallone Chaos Pen]]. Get yours now.
* DreamTeam: ''Crowfoot''. Kate Hodge. Stefan from ''Subspecies''. In a movie. Together.
** Actor/director/scuba diver/professional race-car driver Charles Soloman Junior sharing the screen with Don from ''{{VideoGame/Phantasmagoria}}''. [[YouMustBeThisTallToRide You must be this tall and born before 1992]] to grasp the epicness of this moment. (''Witchcraft 2'')
-->"I feel like I've seen the meeting of two titans."
* DudeMagnet: At the very least, she has Todd in the Shadows and [[WebVideo/WhatTheFuckIsWrongWithYou Nash's]] little animated stickman pining after her. Lampshaded in her cameos in the Linkara[=/=]Phelous crossover review of ''The [=AirZone=] Solution?'', after one tries to get her to recreate a bedroom scene.
** Also according to SuburbanKnights and {{Welshy}}'s Killjoy review, The Nostalgia Critic, BennettTheSage, [[WebVideo/TheAngryJoeShow Angry Joe]] and Welshy also have a thing for her.
** The opening for [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara's]] Rise of Arsenal #3&4 review adds another notch.
-->'''Welshy:''' Oh my god! She got another one. [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]] now is in love with Obscurus Lupa.
** Her crossover review of Simon Sez with The Critic added [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall 90's Kid]]
-->'''90's Kid:''' Hey can I do the crossover with you guys?\\
'''Nostalgia Critic:''' No!\\
'''90's Kid:''' But I wrote a script. Here i'll read it to you: 90's Kid and Lupa make out. No wait, that's my fanfiction. Oh here it is! 90's Kid and Lupa make out!
** TheBlockbusterBuster's ''Nerdlinger'' faints everytime a poster of Lupa pops up. Even [=ERod=] uses this to make Nerdlinger stop interrupting.
-->'''[=ERod=]:''' I wonder why only nerdy goobers are attracted to this girl.
* DudeNotFunny: Her in-universe reaction to Johnny laughing at Mark's story in ''The Room'' about a woman ending up in a hospital.
-->'''Lupa:''' ...Is that really a laughing moment?
** She is not amused by the BlackComedyRape in ''The Black Ninja''.
** She also gets pretty angry with the "RunningGag" in ''Monster High'' ([[SimilarlyNamedWorks not to be confused with the other]] ''MonsterHigh'') where the villain is depicted raping and killing teenage girls.
* DullSurprise: Jeremiah.
* EnsembleDarkHorse: [[invoked]]She says that the woman in ''Zombie Nation'' who inexplicably delivers a ClusterFBomb because Joe Singer [[RantInducingSlight refuses to sell her a sofa]] is her favorite character in the film.
** She also remarks the father figure in ''Vampire Assassin'' is the best actor, and is annoyed he only has two scenes. (And with good reason: He's Dolemite!!)
*** Two words: Vampire Hulk.
*** In the same movie, some random biker from the police lineup winds up kicking more ass than anyone, despite learning vampires exist ''two minutes'' ago. Lupa wishes he was the hero instead.
** In ''TheHowling VII'' she's far, ''far'' more enamored with one of the townsfolk named Pappy than she is with any of the main characters.
** Radu from the ''Film/{{Subspecies}}'' series was such an awesome character that he's now the star of his own review series (with [[CrosscastRole Lupa portraying him]], of course.)
** Billy Drago's gunslinger character in ''Tremors 4''. Lupa grouchily remarks that a movie vehicle starring ''him'' would be much better.
** The many faces of Detectives [[ThoseTwoGuys Lutz and Garner]]. (''Witchcraft'')
*** [[invoked]]Currently, her favorites are Stephanie Beaton as Lutz[[note]](Yes, Lutz was gender-flipped at one point.)[[/note]] and Mikul Robins a.k.a. the "[[TheNthDoctor third regeneration]]" (and ''[[{{Narm}} definitive]]'') Garner.
** ''Baywatch's'' Trevor. You know, it's just possible that he might be from Australia.
** She is inordinately fond of ''Baywatch's'' other [[SpearCarrier bit players]], like real-life heroes "Newmie" Newman and "Shippy [=McBoatington=]" (actually Greg Barnett, legendary stuntman with a mile-long IMBD page).
* EveryoneIsRelated: Fresh off the revaluation that the Police Chief is the father of ''Undefeatable'''s male leads (at least according to Godfrey Ho's Chinese dub), [[DarkMazeStudios Ed Glaser]] pops up to reveal that he's Lupa's long-lost brother.
-->'''Ed:''' Hehe, [[spoiler:what a schmuck.]]
* EverybodyLaughsEnding: Lupa splices in clips of various LaughingMad sequences (including [[Franchise/EvilDead Bruce Campbell]]!) to make light of how little sense ''Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3'''s ending makes.
** ''Undefeatable'' has one. What bugs Lupa is that it happens when the group of characters are at the grave of the heroine's dead sister.
** ''Shark Attack 3'' had a standard laughing ending, prompting Lupa to start playing "[[TheGreatestAmericanHero Believe It Or Not]]" over the credits.
** ''Charmed'' of all things. Lupa (at her wit's end) grits out, "[[IllKillYou I'll kill you all.]]"
* EvilOverlooker: Phoebe (or is it Piper?) Halliwell in the [[http://24.media.tumblr.com/ba2102c7d374eb2fc5fb244ed9d2d9e5/tumblr_mlbhw5Wbus1qmnujko1_500.jpg title card]] for ''Charmed '' Season Four.
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: ''Baywatch'' episode titles in Germany, where '''[[GermanicDepressives eferythink must be matter-of-fact und literal! Do not geev me dis vordplay, just zell me vut happint!]]''' ("Second Wave")
* EyepatchOfPower: Worn while reviewing ''Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD''. When in Rome...
* {{Facepalm}}: Lou Ferrigno stumbling around sleepily, lying down, and then being held up by a gun-toting frog. Who says, "'''RIBBIT'''." ''(cut to Lupa burying her face in her hands)''
** ''Howling 7: New Moon Rising''
--->"This isn't blood on the man's shirt, it's red paint!"\\
"Paint ''would'' cover blood on a man's shirt."\\
'''Lupa:''' ''(slaps forehead)''
* {{Fanservice}}: Lupa strips down to a sports bra for her battle with [[spoiler:Angry Joe]] at the end of her series of ''Phantasm'' reviews.
* FanDisservice: Describes Cynthia Rothrock's loves scenes as walking in on your parents doing it. (''Lady Dragon 2'', ''Fast Getaway'')
-->'''Lupa:''' So she and Tony are... ''*gulp*'' "waiting" for Sam and Nelson to ''*retch*'' rob Webster so they can...\\
'''Rothrock:''' C'mere, my stallion!\\
'''Lupa:''' '''BLUAAAAGH'''
** Like many, she was horrified by the shot of Tommy Wiseau's naked ass in ''The Room''.
** She's squicked by the painfully awkward sex scene in ''Razor Sharpe''.
** She's grossed out in ''X-treme Fighter'' by a computer programme designed by Jack's ''father'' which begins hitting on him.(!)
-->'''Lupa:''' What is this, [[VCAndrews Flowers in the attic?]]
** She finds it a little creepy that Cynthia Rothrock's character in ''Angel of Fury'' befriending a girl named Sarah. She cut to a picture of [[Series/{{Dateline}} Chris Hansen]] saying "OK boys, I'm going in."
** The revelation that Leo was plowing Grams Halliwell in the sixties. Yep, there's an image we needed. (''Charmed s.6'')
--->"''Why'', Charmed? Why do you do this me??"
** Season 8 had this steamy bit of flopsweat-- er, fanservice:
--->'''Phoebe:''' ''(at Piper's new body)'' I think you look hot. ...Hey, we're not sisters anymore, remember? We're "[[MyGrandsonMyself cousins.]]"\\
'''Lupa:''' ''(as Phoebe)'' And [[KissingCousins cousins can fuck all they want!]]
** Purposely invoked in ''Baywatch'', a series which seemingly revolves around BarelyThereSwimwear. She torpedoes every [[MaleGaze lingering shot]] with a snarky remark or a loud belch.
*** Lest you think ''Baywatch'' is guilty of ageism, "The Sky is Falling" brings us Captain Thorpe's scantily-clad midlife crisis.
---->"Can we not spend copious amounts of time staring at Captain Thorpe's balls?"
* FateWorseThanDeath: Lupa traps [[spoiler:Angry Joe]] in ''Film/{{Gerry}}''.
** Lupa reckons meeting The Charmed Ones is akin to this.
* {{Fauxshadow}}: Points out in ''TheHowling'' reboot once lines have been revealed as fauxshadowing, there needs to be another reason why the characters would have said them.
* FightSceneFailure:[[invoked]] She was accidentally punched in the face by Brad, TheCinemaSnob , he meant to fake it but the hit connected.
* FilmFelons: She was thoroughly unimpressed by the application of this trope in ''Razor Sharpe'', pointing out that Sharpe should really have been more suspicious of the fact that the "film" he was in lacked a script, rehearsals and really almost everything you need to make a film.
* {{Flanderization}}: When she [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness initially started]], Lupa's personality was rather restrained. However, following her ''Honour & Glory'' crossover with WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick, her reviewer personality became [[DenserAndWackier far more goofier]] and [[HamAndCheese over the top]], especially in her crossovers with [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] and [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown FilmBrain]]. However, she stayed the same in her solo reviews.
* FollowTheLeader:
** Remarks that ''Teen Sorcery'' is an attempt to ride on the coat-tails of TheCraft, but instead of tackling issues like corruption and abuse of power, they decided to make it [[LighterAndSofter kid friendly]].
** Points out that ''Vampire Assassin'' is so much of a ''Blade'' rip-off even the poster is a knock off of the one for ''Blade 2''.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Is annoyed by it frequently happening in ''TheFly II''.
* ForgottenFallenFriend: Billy, Jake's partner of eight years in ''Stakes'', is forgotten about pretty quickly.
* FormallyNamedPet: The HeteroNormativeCrusader's pet cat in ''Ben & Arthur''. "Did you here that, Mr. [=McFluffycross=]? He wants to go to college!"
* FourthWallMailSlot: Annual Christmas "gifts" from Fuckface.
* FridgeLogic: Invoked in ''Charmed'', when she wonders who wrote the Power of Three spells before the Charmed Ones existed and how they knew they'd even work, since no-one else could use them? Or if you can simply substitute one of their relatives to make the spell work, what precisely makes the Charmed Ones so special anyway?
* FreudianExcuse: Notices this in both ''Undefeatable'' and ''Zombie Nation'' to which she remarks, "Not another antagonist with mommy issues."
* FunWithAcronyms: Irrational Hick Townsfolk, or "eeht." (''China O'Brien'')
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Ash and Checkers love to interrupt shooting. Lampshaded in the stinger for ''Rapid Fire''.
-->"Oooh mah naym's Ash! I luv ruinin all teh takez! Imma be in moviez an have mah own trailuh!"
** When the Little Miss Gamer lookalike bites the dust, Lupa's cat appears to salute as well. (''Blood Red Moon'')
* GagCensor: Lupa obeys the letter of the law, if not the spirit. When Scott Shaw objected to her reviews of his films, she posted them again... only this time, with crude [=MSPaint=] renderings of Shaw's footage, vocal imitations of the sound effects, and an [[WordSaladLyrics impromptu rap]] at the end.
* GagDub: ''Steven Seagal Explains: The Glimmer Man''.
** In ''Mindwarp'', Angus Scrimm starts talking like [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Scuttle]] as he inspects some junk.
** Same goes for "Karate Dad", who, when tearing apart his son's exercise equipment, starts talking like King Trident when he dynamited Ariel's stuff. (''Film/NoRetreatNoSurrender'')
* GenkiGirl: Lupa seems to [[SoBadItsGood love dearly every bad movie she reviews]].
** [[CharacterExaggeration Exaggerated]] in the ''Honor and Glory'' review, to contrast with The Nostalgia Chick.
** The exception comes for the movies she ''really'' tears into, like ''13 Seconds'' and ''Pocket Ninjas''.
* GibberishOfLove: WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows screws up yet another attempt to ask her out in her ''Honor and Glory'' review with WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick.
* GoodTimesMontage: Lupa shares some girl bonding time with Cythia Rothrock -- sort of. Actually, she spends the montage chatting and prancing around with a bunch of Rothrock [=DVDs=]. (A Seagal film somehow slips into the pile, but Lupa [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg throws it aside]].)
** "A Man For All Seasons" plays out ''Witchcraft 4'', as Charles Soloman Junior takes his final bow. In many ways, he was too good for the ''Witchcraft'' series... which is horrifying to contemplate.
** ''Charmed'' got a few, including a capstone montage in the finale. It consists of dodgy FX and narm-y (read: series-defining) moments from the whole run.
** As a tearful farewell, ''Charmed'''s Daryl got [[WhitneyHouston "I Will Always Love You"]] set to him repeatedly [[TheEeyore furrowing his brow]] and being thrown into things.
** "Phoebe Phashion" got it's own heartfelt montage as well, this time showcasing her ''entire'' deplorable clothing line during this eight-season siege. The music? [[spoiler:"Devil in a Blue Dress" by the Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels.]]
** Lutz and Garner (all six of them) received an "[[foldercontrol]]

[[folder: In memoriam ]]
" featuring Sarah Mclachlan. (''Witchcraft XI'')
* GoshDarnItToHeck: "Oh, horse hooey!"
* HaHaHaNo: Her reaction to ''Pocket Ninja'''s attempts at 'humor'. Before long, Lupa's chuckles have devolved into sobs.
** The hip-shaking karate mooks in ''X-Treme Fighter'' wear out their welcome fast.
** And so Corey Haim learns his lesson and decides to lead a law-abiding life with his family. Oh wait, did I say 'lesson learned'? I meant that they don't learn a damn thing. (''Fast Getaway'')
--->"HAHAHA it's fun when your movie goes in circles!"
** ''Return to Frogtown'''s EverybodyLaughsEnding.
--->"HAHAHAHA go fuck yourself."
** Burt's ancestor, Hiram Gummer. ''Hiram. Gummer.'' (''Tremors 4'')
--->"HAHAHA it's funny cause he's not as entertaining or likable! ''YEAH!''"
** Her reaction to a llama in ''Adventures of Bailey, Christmas Hero'' being called [[IncrediblyLamePun "Dolly the Llama"]].
---> "Yuk yuk. Shoot me now."
** Inverted with ''Charmed'': Paige seems more interested in Piper's prison jumpsuit than her impending life sentence, but Lupa maintains an even keel of indifference.
--->'''Paige:''' Aww, honey, orange is ''so'' not your color.\\
'''Lupa:''' HAHAHAHA [-I hope she's sent to death row.-]
** A running gag each time someone gets the better of Mitch Buchannon. Mitch [[TheUnsmile grimaces]] in reply.
-->"Hahahaha looks like ''someone's'' getting [[OhMyGods sacrificed to Poseidon]] for their insolence."
* HairFlip: At the end of ''Desire'', to match the film's thrillingly erotic mood.
* HappyDance: ''Two Front Teeth'':
-->"Zombie elves, zombie elves, this is a movie with zombies elves ♪"
** When ''Bernard and the Genie'' turns out to be more...[[KafkaKomedy Kafkaesque]] than expected, Lupa tries distracting everybody by dancing to "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJgH6r6izxc Mr. Success" again]].
* HeyThatsMyLine: Lupa mimicking Oan's "Huzzah!"
-->'''Oan:''' Only '''I''' get to say "huzzah."
* HighlyVisibleNinja: She is amused that in ''Gymkata'' there are ninjas whose only purpose is to hold the flags during [[DeadlyGame The Game]].
-->'''Lupa:''' That's got to be the most humiliating thing. You spend your whole life training to be a ninja and what do they hire you for? To hold the flag.
* HilariousOuttakes: Usually occur before TheStinger.
* HollywoodDarkness: She is pretty critical about ''Blood Red Moon'''s attempt at this.
-->'''Lupa:''' [[SarcasmMode Yeah, because if you tint everything blue makes it night time. Clearly]].
* HopeSpot: '''Lupa's Law''' always obtains: If it sounds like a cool idea, ''Charmed'' will find a way to make it stupid. She uses this statement as a bumper to each MythArc the series puts forward. [-(see seasons [[AllOfThem 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8.]])-]
** On the upside, you can rely on the show to take an ''awful'' idea and...er, "[[FromBadToWorse make it worse]]." (s.8)
* HopelessWithTech: Radu.
-->"Michelle! Show me how to Website/{{Google}}!"
* HoYay: InUniverse.
-->"The natural place to go from there is a homoerotic scene where Bolt arm wrestles in the shower."
** The Nostalgia Chick's musical review of ''Theatre/LesMiserables'' features Lupa and Elisa singing Marius and Cosette's romantic duet in "One Day More", as [[http://twitter.com/#!/thelindsayellis/status/77216530269614081 deliberate baiting]] of TGWTG's SlashFic-writing fans.
** Her fangirling over Cynthia Rothrock/Kate Hodge probably deserves a mention, too.
** When reviewing ''FastGetaway'', she interprets the relationship between Nelson and his dad a little differently than the filmmakers intended.
* HumanShield: Takes Nella hostage when the Nostalgia Chick tries to murder her with a [[KnifeNut butter knife]]. Nella's shocked at her "rudeness", and Lupa [[ApologeticAttacker immediately apologizes]].
* HypocrisyNod: Why does Cynthia Rothrock warrant such attention? Well, she has five blackbelts, she's the inspiration for [[MortalKombat Sonya Blade]], she kicks ass, and she didn't need to [[OldShame take her clothes off]] to-- *BUZZER NOISE*
-->[[CaptionHumor DAMN IT, GOOGLE, STOP PROVING ME WRONG!]]
** Halfway into ''Vampire Cop'':
--->"Look movie, if you wanna be a porn, just be a porn. There's no audience for this. ''(beat)'' Except me."
** Similarly, after ribbing ''Billy Owens'' for sponging off J.K. Rowling:
--->''(deadpan)'' "Now let's rip on this terrible kid's movie because I can't make my own."
* HypocriticalHeartwarming / PretenderDiss: [[invoked]]Fireman Greg, I knew Neighbor Dan. Neighbor Dan was a friend of mine. ''You'', sir, are no Neighbor Dan. (''Charmed'' s.6)
-->'''Lupa:''' Fireman Greg only ''wishes'' he could be Neighbor Dan. But only ONE man could master such levels of superfluousness!
* HypocriticalHumour: She pokes fun of ''Zombie Nation'' for using headshots of its actresses during a news segment. Immediately afterwards, her own headshot appears on-screen.
** It turns out her review of ''13 seconds'' is.... ''All Just a Dream''.
** Radu's terrified description of "that long-haired goon", Tommy Wiseau.
--->"I wouldn't want to run into someone like ''that'' in a dark alley, let me tell you."
** Laughing at Kate Hodge getting jilted over the phone and [[DrowningMySorrows swigging wine]]. "What a loser!" Lupa proceeds to swig wine and frown at her phone while "[[LonelyPianoPiece The Lonely Man]]" plays.
** A frustrated Oan asks why she has ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' memorized down to the last detail. Lupa scoffs that saw "a bit" of it. This of course triggers a {{flashback cut}} to [=90s=]!Lupa [[ComfortFood gorging on chips and sobbing]].
** She does a list of "The Top 10 Hottest Animated Dogs", but acts sickened at people who find the mice from ''TheGreatMouseDetective'' to be attractive.
--->"Eww! You actually thought that? No, it's the fucking dog you weirdo. I can't even ... I'm scared to continue with this list now; I feel like a bunch of perverts are watching."
** Radu scoffs at ''Super Christian'' for still [[BasementDweller living with his mother]], only to be shouted at by his own "mommy" (also the show's producer).
*** Likely also intentional SelfDeprecation, as Lupa lives with her parents
** He then complains about the sequel, which shows the first ''Super Christian'' [[FramingDevice playing on a film projector]]. "They're riffing their own movie? Who the hell does that?" ''(cut to Radu watching ''Subspecies'')''
--->"The Bloodstone is mine!" ''(SPLORK!)''\\
'''Radu:''' Hah! Stefan, what an idiot! Heh heh! ''That'' is classic Radu.
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[[folder:I-Q]]
* ILoveTheSmellOfXInTheMorning: ''Blood Red Moon''
-->''(inhales loudly)'' Mmm... smells like [[{{Literature/Twilight}} ripoff]].
* IKnowKarate: The number of people in ''Undefeatable'' that turn out to know martial arts leads Lupa to declare she would not be surprised if it turned out a kid in a grocery store scene turned out to know karate too.
* IRememberItLikeItWasYesterday: She begins her tenth episode saying it feels like only four months ago when she started. This is followed by a montage of her previous reviews. {{Subverted}} when Creator/ApolloZHack phones to point out ten episodes is not a big achievement, particularly when WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic did a hundred episodes.
* ImStandingRightHere: Lupa gets a bit defensive when {{MikeJ}} acquaints ''Witchcraft 5'''s effects with MSPaint.
* IceCreamKoan: She was extremely confused by the bizarre ramblings about "[[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment fate and destiny]]" delivered by the villain of ''Vampire Assassin''.
-->'''Slovak:''' Fate and destiny are but two sides of a worthless coin that should be given to a baker on skid row!\\
'''Lupa:''' '''''WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOOOOOUUUT'''''
* InelegantBlubbering: ''American Ninja 4'' almost broke her.
* InherentlyFunnyWords: "Squiddelydoo"
* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy:
** Crops up in ''Lady Dragon''.
-->'''Lupa:''' Like, thirty automatic guns can't hit one person?
** During one gun fight in ''Angel of Fury'' she gets annoyed and snaps "Somebody get hit!"
** {{Averted}} in ''Hard to Kill'', "Unfortunately for Storm the dirty cops hired the only lackies who could aim."
** Also used in ''China O'Brien'', where a stream of bullets hits just one person offscreen.
-->'''Lupa:''' Her election party, however, is interrupted by a shooter who really hates party decorations and pickle jars. Maybe it would help if he aimed at the people.
* InfantImmortality:
** Played straight in ''Witchery'' much to her annoyance.
** Averted in ''Angel of Fury'' but done in such a narmtastic way she giggles nonstop.
* InferredHolocaust[[invoked]]: ''Vampegeddon'' has its heroine, Liz, get possessed by the ghost of the [[GenderBender (male)]] vampire hunter Longshank. At the end of the film, she's still being possessed, and it's implied it's a permanent effect.
-->'''Lupa:''' Haha! I guess Liz has [[CessationOfExistence faded out of existence]], then.
** Invoked in the ''Charmed'' reviews about Piper's casual removal of the Golden Gate Bridge with people still on it. Later this extends to pretty much everything [[PhysicalGod Wyatt]] does, since the Cleaners who's job it is to enforce the masquerade ''can't'' bring people back to life, meaning a ''lot'' of people died when Wyatt summoned the Dragon that lay waste to San Francisco.
** Other, smaller examples include the sisters' causal "[[FantasticRacism racism]]" against leprechauns, and the trauma of faking their deaths (complete with a wake) with Piper's kids in attendance, standing around in formal wear with uncomprehending looks on their faces.
* InsultBackfire: TommyWiseau [[https://www.facebook.com/TheHouseThatDripsBloodOnAlex/posts/475192559169283 gives]] "[[https://twitter.com/Obscurus_Lupa/status/256644866820427777 the best response I've ever gotten for Radu Reviews.]]"
* InsultToRocks: Regarding Ulli Lommel, the director of ''Zombie Nation'' Lupa quips he is like Creator/UweBoll, except Creator/UweBoll has funding.
** She says that ''Film/TheRoom'' is this generation's ''Film/{{Troll 2}}'', but that would be a disservice to ''Troll 2''.
** Accordingly, ''Ben & Arthur'' is viewed by some as the gay counterpart to ''The Room''. "But at least ''The Room'' was filmed decently."
** ''Birdemic'': ''{{The Birds}}'' as directed by Tommy Wiseau, if Tommy Wiseau knew nothing about sound editing.
--->"''[[VideoGame/TheAmazonTrail Amazon Trail 2]]'' is looking down on you right now."
** ''Charmed'' sets back the women's movement fifty years. The same ''might'' be said for guys, but they rarely let the men have any personality, even for that.
* IronicEcho: "The PLOT! Was LOST! IN '''DA RIVAAAAH!!!'''
** The kitty in ''Sesame Street Christmas'' has no home; he "belongs to the garbage cans and alleys of the world", which is where Lupa reckons this movie belongs.
** [[invoked]] In ''Charmed S.6'', Phobe poses a question which has "baffled women since of beginning time": Why are men such poopyheads?
--->'''Lupa:''' Hey Phoebe, maybe you can help me understand something that's baffled women since the beginning of time: Why do they continue to be represented by shows that think a woman shouldn't even tell a dude she's breaking up with him before jumping on the date wagon? Why do they set up a double standard that [[OffendingTheCreatorsOwn makes all of us look stupid?]]
* IronicHell: [[spoiler:Angry Joe]] [[ExternalCombustion blows up Lupa's car]], exiling her to Reviewer Limbo.
** She later gets revenge by trapping him in ''[[AnythingButThat Gerry]]''.
* ItWillNeverCatchOn: "But whoever heard of a [[HighSchoolMusical musical set in high school]] being a success? Am I right?"
* TheJeeves: Jerimiah in the ''Hard to Kill'' review.
-->'''Lupa:''' You call this a Dr. Pepper? It's completely flat!\\
'''Jeremiah:''' ''(sticks straw in soda, blows into it)''
* JustAStupidAccent: ''Shark Attack 3'' is set Mexico "where everyone speaks English, but with a slight accent".
* JumpCut: A frequent peeve. She does this herself in her review of ''Undefeatable''
* KaleidoscopeHair: The commentary for ''Undefeatable'' explained that she had been changing her hair color regularly for most of her life, and that her first few videos (including ''Undefeatable'') caught her at a rare moment when she had returned to her natural color.
* LampshadedDoubleEntendre: Corey Haim teaching a girl how to [[DoubleEntendre drive stick]]. "It's kinda like this, it's in an' out, in and..."
-->'''Lupa:''' (In case you missed the double entendre, the stick is his penis.)
** ''City Dragon'': MC Kung Fu's groin getting a ''Wayne's World'' Extreme Zoom.
--->"I don't see what they're implying. Perhaps if they did something more obvious than shoving his penis at the camera."
** ''The truth be told, for Billy'' [Owens] ''on his eleventh birthday, his "motor skills" weren't the ''only'' thing at their "peak of development."''
--->'''Lupa:''' (...Also his ''penis''?)
** ''Billy Owens'' was also referenced on ''Baywatch's'' "Message in a Bottle", featuring uncomfortable sexual tension between underage actors.
--->'''Underage Girlfriend:''' You were really creaming me.\\
'''Lupa:''' Erm....
* LargeHam: Specially when she's doing guest voicework. Or playing Radu.
* LaymansTerms: Erotic Thriller, "which is just Fancypants talk for 'thin plot revolved around boobs but classier than porn."
* LeaveTheCameraRunning: A few scenes in ''Teen Sorcery'' go like this, which makes Lupa agitated and yell "This is awkward!"
* LimitedWardrobe: The characters in ''Blood Red Moon'' also appear to wear the same outfits for days on end.
* LosingHorns: Subverted - ''City Dragon'' winds up doing Lupa's job for her.
-->"You know, if I don't have to work in the ''[[ThePriceIsRight Price is Right]]'' horn '''myself''', you're doing something wrong, movie."
* LoveTriangle: Kinda, as everyone is [[AbhorrentAdmirer abhorred by the person in the receiving end]]... The Nostalgia Chick --> Todd in the Shadows --> Lupa. A bit of RealitySubtext, as the Chick and Todd are dating in RealLife.
* MadnessMakeover: Lupa desperately keeps trying to spice up ''American Ninja 4'''s fights, to little effect. Eventually, she starts grinning madly, repeating "[[MadnessMantra I can still save it!]]" while her hair becomes unkempt.
* MagicalNativeAmerican: Refers to Dakota from ''China O Brien'' as Helpful Magical Native American Stereotype.
** Shows up again in her review of ''Adventure of Bailey, Christmas Hero'', where the main characters search for a "Magical Native American Chief". As she puts it:
--> This came out in 2012, people! Did we time travel back to TheNineties when every movie thought Native Americans were like ghosts or genies?
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: While girlier than WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick who also has this dynamic with the Critic, she's the masculine girl to Critic's feminine boy in both ''WebVideo/SuburbanKnights'' and their crossover.
* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: ''A Day In The Life of Tommy Wiseau'' has multiple contributors from TGWTG (DougWalker, WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob, WebVideo/{{Phelous}}, [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] and WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows) appearing as multiple versions of Tommy Wiseau. (Todd just imitates him... while everyone else has a Wiseau wig!)
* MeanBoss: Played with for her Peewee's Christmas Special.
** Makes MarzGurl search for a positive letter from the huge pile of hatemail for her.
** As seen with kitsune and Andrew Dickman's fight (both her title card artists for Obscurus Lupa Presents and Manic Episodes), Lupa only pays Dickman.
* MeaningfulName:
** Lupa's name is an aversion, as she explained that her name does not mean she only does obscure movies, it is Latin for "Dark She-Wolf" ([[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=127&t=24666 Explanation here]]. Basically, her name should've been ''obscur'''a''' lupa''). It is rather [[UnfortunateImplications unfortunate]], though, that ''lupa'' was also Latin slang for "prostitute".
** She sarcastically goes "subtle movie" during her ''Teen Sorcery'' review when we find out the love interest's surname is Charming.
* MedalOfDishonor: The Obscurus Lupa Seal of Approval. (''Eyes of the Werewolf'')
** ''Crowfoot'' deserves an award for Half-Baked Ideas and Personifying the Nineties.
** The [[WhatTheFuAreYouDoing World's Greatest Extra]] in ''Charmed'' S.8.
* {{Meganekko}}: Lupa sports glasses in her ''Hell Comes to Frogtown'' video. Muy bien.
* {{Memetic Sex God}}dess: There's an InUniverse running gag in TGWTG videos that everyone's in love with her. It started with Todd in the Shadows (who's developed into quite the StalkerWithACrush now) and gradually broadened to encompass other TGWTG guys.
-->'''{{Welshy}}:''' Oh my god! She got another one. [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]] now is in love with Obscurus Lupa.
** 90s Kid even has both a fanfic and a script where he and Lupa make out.
* MenAreUncultured: {{Inverted}} in her crossover review of ''Hamlet the Vampire Slayer'' with [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]]. She's excited about the vampire drama and [[ToiletHumour poop jokes]] while Kyle panics over what's been done to Creator/WilliamShakespeare.
* {{Metaphorgotten}}: Use when describing the plot of ''The Black Ninja'': "The plot goes like so: it's ''Film/{{Daredevil}}'', but he isn't blind, and doesn't have superpowers. Yep. That's it."
* MistakenForProfound: Almost, but not quite; ''The Amazing Bulk'' is so ineptly made, Lupa wonders if she's accidentally bumbled into an art film. "Should Oancitizen be reviewing this?"
** In the penultimate video for the ''Charmed'' reviews, Lupa is struck by the realization that the entire series has been an elaborate chess game by Aaron Spelling and Brad Kern: We are presented with three protagonists, blessed with unbridled magical potential and destined for greatness. Gradually, however, the sisters are seduced by their power and become corrupt, leading to the creation of ''three'' Darth Vaders. Against all odds, their protégé and her sister, who was raised by evil, must rise up and destroy these {{fallen hero}}es who stand ready to destroy the very world they were intended to save. Fin.
--->''(excitedly)'' "The villains were the heroes, a-and the heroes were the villains!...or maybe [[HanlonsRazor the show is just fucking moronic]], you choose."
* MomentKiller:
** Qualifies even if it's not a romantic moment. Lupa and [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]] decide to part ways when after the review is finished [[spoiler:Todd in the Shadows [[StalkerWithACrush emerges from the bed behind them]].]]
** In another non-romantic moment, Lupa and The Nostalgia Chick are friendly after watching ''Hope And Glory'' together, until Todd appears and Lupa's stinging rejection of him causes the Chick to attack her.
* MundaneMadeAwesome:
** In keeping with the site-wide RunningGag, she tends to play "[[Music/{{Nightwish}} Ghost Love Score]]" whenever she deems it necessary, such as a fight scene in ''Vampire Assassin'' where a secondary character who never even gets a name punches out a vampire while dragging the unconscious protagonist with the other hand.
** Lupa did a dramatic, 9-minute long reading of the description of a limited edition ''pen'' designed by SylvesterStallone from the manufacturer's website ... [[http://blip.tv/OLPresents/penfinished-5711177 just see for yourself here]].
* MusicalEpisode: ''Alien Apocalypse''
* MusicalGag: A big issue she has with ''Razor Sharpe'' was its cheaply-choreographed battles, particularly as it was made to show off the star's fighting abilities. It gets to the point where Lupa declares she can choreograph a better fight scene, we then cut to her and her friends fighting with toy guns set to "[[Music/{{Nightwish}} Ghost Love Score]]."
** During the poorly staged fights in ''Blood Red Moon'' she takes to singing "fail" to the tune of [[WolfgangAmadeusMozart eine kleine nachtmusik]].
** The prologues for each ''Charmed'' season convey dread for what's ahead. This culminates in the [[StarWars "Imperial March"]] playing as the Halliwells {{power walk}} their way [[{{Uncancelled}} out of cancellation]] in time for Season 8.
-->"This was not supposed to happen! ...I could be reviewing ''Witchcraft 138'' right now!"
** At the conclusion of that review, Billie --lauded by Lupa as the New Hope of the ''Charmed'' universe-- is treated to Bonnie Tyler's "I Need A Hero" during her final, no-holds barred knuckle fight with the last surviving Halliwell ([[FinalBoss the Alpha and Omega]]), Piper.
** (Actually, Billie winds up [[TheBadGuyWins killing her last surviving family member and collapsing in shock]], causing the Charmed Ones to bob their heads to "Sucks to Be You" by Prozzäk.)
** Replaying Dragon's Sound opening song ("Friends for eternity, loyalty, honesty!") during a gory katana battle with HighPressureBlood and corpses left floating in streams. (''Miami Connection'')
--->"It's time for our heroes to peace the '''[[TechnicalPacifist shit]]''' out of them."
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: The credits to her crossover review with the Nostalgia Chick include "Special thanks to Nella, Elisa and [[PawDugan Paw]]. (Oh, and WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows, whatever)."
* MyGodYouAreSerious: The line, "Since when is Phoebe cold-hearted?" actually makes Lupa laugh herself to tears. (''Charmed'' S.5)
* MyNewGiftIsLame: ''Christmas on Sesame Street'', a gift from one of her 'fans'.
-->@@[[TakeThatAudience Love, Fuckface]]@@
* NameMcAdjective: Another OncePerEpisode trope. Here are the more notable ones:
** She refers to characters in ''Witchery'' as Whorey [=McArchitect=] and Captain [=McMustardstain=].
** ''Fatal Deviation'''s hero, Jimmy Bennett, might have benefited from a more creative name. Like "Paddy [=McLightning=]", or 'Fisticuffs [=McHoulahan=]".
** [[TheOtherDarrin Ghoulie McNouri]] and [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute Kyle]][[invoked]] [[FailOSuckyname MacFucklan. MacWeenie. MacGeeklan.]] (''The Hidden 2'' did not endear itself to Lupa one bit.)
** Glasses [[{{Redshirt}} McCorpse]]. (''Howling 5: The Rebirth'')
** The town of [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield McDeserton]]. (''Howling 7: New Moon Rising'')
** British [=McBrittyton=], [[YouMightRememberMeFrom whom you might remember from]][[invoked]] ''{{Eastenders}}''.
-->"But before that, he had ''[[OldShame Desire]]''!"
** Doctor [=McCreepy=] and Andy [=McBlandington=]. (''Subspecies 4'')
** Dr. [[DeadManWalking McBorrowedtime]] (''Film/{{Tremors}}'') and Agent [[NiceHat McFlappyhat]]. (''Tremors 3'').
** [[FourStarBadass General McLargehuge]]. (''Film/NoRetreatNoSurrender2RagingThunder'')
** Fifties [=McHandsome=]. (''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast'')
** Steven Seagal! Is! Thinshot [=McFist=]. (''Glimmer Man'')
** Sheriff [=McSmooth=] (''Aliens Vs. Avatars'')
** [[ManOfWealthAndTaste Fancypants McWinecheese]] (''Vampire Cop'')
** [[TheVoiceless Mute]] [[BattleButler McButler]] (''Witchcraft'', referenced in the sequel)
** Prosecuting Attorney [=McRoadkill=] and [[MrExposition Jongleur]] [[ScaryBlackMan McCreeper]]. (''Witchcraft 3'')
*** And [[EvilIsHammy Lord Hammington]].
** Grandma [[OurGhostsAreDifferent McDeadington]]/[[DoesNotLikeMen McManhater]] and [[UltimateEvil Sourcey]] [[BeardOfEvil McStupidbeard]]. (''Charmed'')
*** And, of course, Phoebe [=McWhorington=]
** Cousin [[BenedictCumberbatch Cucumberpatch]] (''Baywatch'': "The Drowning Pool")
** [[TotallyRadical Member's Only Jacket]] [[BigManOnCampus McCoolkid]] (''Baywatch:'' "Cruise Ship")
--->"Holy ''fuck'', you cannot get any cooler than that."
** [[PimpDuds Pimp]] [[FiftyCent Tencent]] (''Creepshow 3'')
* {{Narm}}: InUniverse She had a fit of giggles at [[spoiler:Johnny's suicide]] in ''Film/TheRoom''. She has a similar reaction to [[spoiler:Sarah's murder]] in ''Angel of Fury''.
** The first time the CGI birds appear in ''Film/{{Birdemic}}'' also elicits this response.
* NarmCharm: Often invoked, as she'll conclude that a film had nonsensical writing, [[SpecialEffectsFailure laughable effects]] and silly acting, which is exactly [[SoBadItsGood why it's so entertaining]].
* NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead: She openly mocks DiamandaHagan for being dead in her FatalDeviation review. [[spoiler:Of course, for Hagan, DeathIsCheap.]]
* NiceHat: Shows off her collection of them in her ''{{Tremors}} 5'' review.
* TheNicknamer: See "Name [=McAdjective=]" above.
** Over the course of the ''Charmed'' reviews, she took to referring to Phoebe as "[=AskPhobe=]" or "[[SmallNameBigEgo The Great Phoebe One]]." The girls' beefcake boyfriends are less fortunate, being re-branded as "Neighbor Dan", "Poop" (his name is Coop, but "I don't care, that's why [[CausticCritic I get paid to be a critic]] and you don't"), and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Lachey "Nick Lackey."]]
** She groped for words to described the diehard fabase, known as "Charmed...ers. ''(beat)'' Charm-hards. ''(beat)'' [[{{Pokemon}} Charmanders.]]" (S.8)
* NightmareFuel: Lupa and Iron Liz's in-universe reaction to the "children's" movie ''Gooby''.
* NoExceptYes: "I'm not saying {{Baywatch}} is homoerotic, but it's [[HoYay exactly what I'm saying.]]"
* NoEnding: The story that Lupa reads in ''Allison Reads Her Barbie Fanfic''. [[spoiler: Fortunately, she finds another story to share as compensation.]]
* NonActorVehicle: ''Gymkata'' is such a film which prompts Lupa to state, "Just because you're an athlete doesn't mean you're an actor."
** She's reviewed a slew of these, including ''City Dragon'', ''Razor Sharpe'' and ''Vampire Assassin''. Cynthia Rothrock started out this way too, but has at least made a career out of it.
* NoodleIncident: Her explanation for taking a sabbatical between ''Witchcraft'' reviews. "So it turns out I became a lumberjack."
* NotBrainwashed: At the end of ''Evil Dead 2'', the rest of Channel Awesome become Deadites to heckle Lupa's directorial style. Except for [[spoiler:the Snob]] -- he's not possessed, he's just an ass.
* NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer: She stresses that yes, a setting that is clearly a warehouse is meant to be a police station in ''Zombie Nation''.
** Yes, the father from ''Bloody Mary Killer'' is infamous film producer Godfrey Ho.
** We shit you not:[[invoked]] [[DieForOurShip Anti-Neighbor Dans]] are actually a thing. (''Charmed S.2'')
** PMS werewolves. '''PMS werewolves!''' ''(shakes camera)'' '''''PMS WEREWOLVES!!''''' (''Charmed'' S.7)
*** From the same year: A secret order of immortals who have been plotting the removal of free will for over 2000 years are talked out of the plan... in the span of time it takes to make popcorn.
** "They kill the main villain by blowing up his fart." (''Traxx'')
* ObligatoryJoke: ''Howling 7'' is simply begging for an acoustic cover of "[[MichaelJackson Thriller]]".
** "Lets sink our teeth into ''[[{{Pun}} Stakes]]''!"
** ''Zombie Nation'' should stay buried.
** No review of a Roddy Piper flick is complete without '''"[[ChewBubblegum And I'm all outta]] [[{{Spoonerism}} ass]]"'''... [-wait-]. (''Hell Comes to Frogtown'', ''The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens'')
** Lou Ferrigno...[[Series/TheIncredibleHulk in green makeup]]. This won't end well.
--->"I'm sorry, it was low-hanging fruit, I had to do it!! I'm nothing but a hack!!"
** A Graboid accidentally burrowing headfirst into a sawblade -- "Giving it some ''[[BondOneLiner food for thought!]]"
--->"Geddit? [-'Cause the brain...-]"
** Upon seeing a bowl of human fingers in ''Alien Apocalypse'', Lupa cheerfully says "Finger food!"
** ''Silver Bullet:''
-->''*swipe!*'' "EEK!" ''*splat* (head rolling)''\\
'''Lupa:''' ..Oh, by the way, [[CaptainObvious there's some violence in this]]. Just a ''heads'' up. Eh? EH??
** John's silly Dracula collar in ''Witchcraft.'' "[[SesameStreet Vone! Two! Fee dead bodies! Ah! Ah! Ah!]]"
** There's also her reaction to Phoebe's masked attacker...
--->"Turns out it's an even ''worse'' evil...''(removes mask to reveal a Phoebe doppelganger)'' '''[+BOOM!+]'''"
** And her response to Phoebe's speculation that, just maybe, she should [[KnowNothingKnowItAll stop giving advice to people on how to find love]] until she finds some herself...
--->'''Lupa:''' (...or ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood know the concept.]]'')\\
'''Lupa!Pheobe:''' Love is celebrating ''two'' birthdays, right?
** Billy Zane's strained attempt at kissing up to the Charmed Ones. He gets smacked down by none other than [[{{Zoolander}} Derek Zoolander]] himself.
** "The Drowning Pool" (''Baywatch'') opens [[Music/DrowningPool how you'd expect.]]
** In ''Miami Connection'', a gang of toughs usher the heroine inside with a breathy, "''Salami''," pointing at each others' junk. "''[[CompensatingForSomething Pickles]]''," Lupa shoots back (in the same inflection).
* OdeToJoy: Plays in ''The Howling 7'' in celebration of finally -- ''finally''! -- glimpsing some [[DamnedByFaintPraise actual, non-recycled werewolf footage]].
** ''Lady Dragon 2'''s final fight montage. Partly used to commemorate Rothrock's and Norton's last hurrah, but mostly to rejoice in the PluckyComicRelief getting beat up.
** The Leo Wyatt abuse reel. (''Charmed S.5'')
* OffTheShelfFX: Much to Lupa's disbelief, a GameCube is used as a prop in a science lab in ''X-treme Fighter''. Even worse, the virtual reality helmet is a bicycle helmet with Christmas lights on it. This prompts her to apologize to ''Stakes'' for making fun of their CGI.
** Also, in ''Film/HerculesInNewYork'' [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]] points out the crystal ball is "the clearest fish bowl the props crew could find".
* OneWomanWail: The Stallone Chaos Montegrippa Pen™.
** Plays again when Ed Glaser reveals he's Lupa's brother.
* OnlyOneName: Remarks that Dakota from ''China O Brien'' has only one name- like Cher or Madonna.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Lupa loves bad movies and she usually has something positive to say about them. If Lupa is angered or crying because of a movie's badness (e.g: ''Pocket Ninjas'', ''Monster High''), it's usually a good sign of how awful the film is.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: ''Vampire Assassin'' presents vampires who shoot lightning when they are staked.
** "Oh yeah, I forgot about the part of vampire mythology where they always keep clubs from the 1980s in the basement."
* OurZombiesAreDifferent: The zombies in ''Zombie Nation'' look relatively normal, talk and can drive cars. What bugs Lupa is that [[CoversAlwaysLie the cover depicts a stereotypical decaying zombie]].
* OverlyNarrowSuperlative: "So, anyone who wanted to see WilliamShatner's daughter naked: [[FanDisservice You're welcome]]." (''Subspecies 2'')
** The blurb for ''City Dragon'' reads, "The greatest rapping martial arts movie ever made."
** ''Bernard and the Genie'' - the most epic Scotsman-Genie romance story in history.
** ''Vampire Cop'' - For people too ashamed to rent porn, but shame''less'' enough to rent something called "Vampire Cop."
* PaintItBlack: Following a two-month hiatus, the show returned with a brown-haired, leather-clad, {{fingerless glove|s}}d "Dark Lupa." (''Witchcraft 8'')
* PaperThinDisguise:
** In ''Undefeatable'' she scoffs at Stingray disguising himself as "the beefest doctor of all time" and the psychologist falling for it.
-->'''Lupa:''' Come on, the mullet alone should have tipped you off lady.
** Lupa is underwhelmed that in ''Lady Dragon 2'' all Cynthia Rothrock has to do is put on an [[ClarkKenting unconvincing wig]] for the people who assaulted her earlier in the film not to recognize her.
* ParodyEpisode: ''The Little Mermaid 2'' review.
* PetPeeveTrope: She's reviewed three movies so far that ended as AllJustADream. Every one prompted am in-universe rant about this.
* PietaPlagiarism: Occurs in the aforementioned 'epic battle' her and her friends have during ''Razor Sharpe''
* {{Portmanteau}}: The monsters in ''13 Seconds'' are "freakin' ridiculous. ''Freakdiculous'', even."
** ''Aliens vs. Avatars'', a combination of sad and awesome. "Sawesome, if you will."
** ''Charmed'''s special effects range in quality from "amazeballs" to "fanterrible".
* PowerTrio: Jokes about this in ''13 seconds'' with their fake band- when a CD cover of them appear she captions it with "badboy, sensitive and misunderstood".
* PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy: Radu's attempt at rapping.
** "Word to your mothers! Or fathers. ...[[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad Legal guardians]]. ...Eeyeehh."
* PrimalScene: Describes CynthiaRothrock's nude scenes in ''SwornToJustice'' as like walking in on your parents doing it.
* PrivateEyeMonologue: ''Witchcraft 4'' combines a hard-boiled voiceover with good, old-fashioned softcore porn.
-->'''Noir!Lupa:''' ''It was time for this scuba-diving-racecar-driving-martial artist to punch his last woman. And I was ready to punch her with him.''
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: '''''WEREWOLVES! DON'T! WORK THAT WAY!'''''
** Shouts this at the nonplussed parents of a zombie. (''My Boyfriend's Back'')
---> ''(waving arms)'' "'''''[+FLESH! OF THE LIVING!!+]'''''
** In ''We Wish You A Turtles Christmas'': '''''"DEBATE! AT THE STORE!"'''''
** ''[[SuperWheelChair Rocket. Powered. Wheelchair]].'' (''Silver Bullet'')
--->'''Lupa:''' ''How'' is this movie not a Halloween staple by now?
** ''The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens'': '''''YOUR SOUL! WAS LOST! IN DA RIVAAAAAH!!!!'''''
** ''Creepshow 3'':
---> "I do not.......have enough of a lifetime.....to explain '''[[SickAndWrong everything]]''' that is wrong with this."
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* ARareSentence: ''Silver Bullet'':
-->''The kids take a moment to find the bullet while [[UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny Gary Busey fights the werewolf]].''\\
'''Lupa:''' Take a moment to savor that sentence.
** We have a ''tie'':
--->"A Reverend, wearing an eyepatch, trying to mow down a boy on a rocket-powered wheelchair."
** ''Sherlock Holmes'':
--->"I'd never thought I'd ever say this, but the climax of the film involves Holmes in a hot air balloon fighting {{Iron Man}} in a giant robot dragon while Watson rides on horseback to stop an android from blowing up Buckingham Palace."
** ''Film/NoRetreatNoSurrender2RagingThunder'': "He explodes the villain in his own alligator pit."
--->'''Lupa:''' '''[[{{Film/Gladiator}} WERE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?!]]'''
** ''Charmed'' has a few:
--->"A main character on this show is a magical handyman."\\
"They put the disease into a ninja action figure that comes to life and stabs it into people."\\
"This plot was solved by French Stewart as a genie."[[note]]"I can't but feel this speaks volumes about the quality of the program."[[/note]]\\
"Phoebe has a crush on a [=1950s=] movie star, and one time, these monkeys get their powers."\\
"Woe to the man whose destiny is to become a magical ice cream truck driver."\\
"So, now Cole and Phoebe rule the underworld from their apartment."\\
"Holy shit, did he just [[ImprobableWeaponUser turn his Chinese food]] into a [[{{Fireballs}} fireball]]?!"\\
"The [[LockedInARoom bonding process]] can begin: And by that I mean they go back in time and fight a T-Rex."\\
"Chris is turning into Spider-Man as this goes on, and Piper turns him back by drinking the antidote and affecting him in the womb."\\
"In this show's canon, Wyatt Halliwell is the King of England."\\
"They [[WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids shoot the gnome to death.]]"\\
"How is it not news that the world's most famous advice columnist suddenly went crazy and rode naked on a horse?"\\
"Because there were two blue moons that year, the girls have become [[HystericalWoman PMS werewolves]].
* ReadingIsCoolAesop: In ''MagicIsland''.
* ReachingBetweenTheLines: Throws the Gooby DVD at IronLiz in an attempt to get rid of it.
* RealSongThemeTune: Lupa usually bookends her reviews with apropos music, but quit after Scott Shaw's attorneys put the fear of god into her . For a full list, check out the [[Trivia/ObscurusLupa trivia]].
** The Supernaturals' "Smile" plays us into ''Manic Episodes''.
** ''Radu Reviews'' opens with "Walking on Sunshine". [[SoundtrackDissonance Over scenes of Radu dying in his own series.]]
** The Cynthia Rothrockathon: "Bodies" by Music/DrowningPool
** Howling Marathon: "Howling" - Babel
* ReallyDeadMontage: Following Burt's brief apparent death in ''Tremors 3'', a grief-stricken Lupa can't go on. Cue montage of Burt kicking ass to SarahMclachlan music.
--->[[/folder]]

[[folder: RIP Burt Gummer 1947- 2001 ]]

--->[[/folder]]

[[folder: He did what he could, with what he had ]]

* RecordNeedleScratch: The filter she uses for the ''Creepshow 3'' review mimics the classic EC Comics upon which the original ''Creepshow'' was based. When it comes time to review the lazy cash-in sequel, the music stops and bright lights abruptly turn on.
* RedheadedHero: [[spoiler:She kicks much behind during the events of ''[[Creator/ApolloZHack The Reviewaverse Saga]]'', and in ''SuburbanKnights'' when required.]]
* RichBitch: Parodied in her "Hard to Kill" review, with Lupa acting like a débutante now that she's joined TGWTG.
* RomanticPlotTumor:[[invoked]]Lupa's main contention with the first two seasons of ''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast''.
* RootingForTheEmpire[[invoked]]: Lupa finds herself siding with the mutant frogs in the ''Frogtown'' series, if only because they know good music.
** The "[[Series/TheIncredibleHulk Lonely Man]]" theme plays when her beloved "Vampire Hulk" gets staked. (''Vampires Assassin'')
** She was actually pulling for Radu for all four films; even as he became less and less violent, and more like an AnneRice character.
** Radu automatically does this with every film he reviews.
** Gimli coming at Golddigger with a garden hose. (''Robot in the Family'')
--->"Yes, YES, kill it!! John Rhys-Davies, you're my hero!"
** Radu interprets Tommy Wiseau as the true demon in ''The House That Drips Blood on Alex''.
** The only person on Sesame Street she can even tolerate is Oscar, who really ''speaks'' to her.
** In her ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' reviews, she considers the Charmed Ones (particularly Phoebe) to be {{Designated Hero}}es. It gets to the point where, in Season 4, she says, "It makes you root for the Source of All Evil because he seems nice in comparison." In season 6, during the high school reunion episode, the AlphaBitch calls Phoebe a selfish whore to her face in as catty a manner as possible, and Lupa can't actually argue against it.
** Through extensive use of editing, she re-cut Season 8 of ''Charmed'' to suit her personal headcanon: that of a ''Star Wars''-type struggle between the morally depraved Charmed Ones and their younger, seditious protégé.
* RougeAnglesOfSatin: The DVD packaging of ''Blood Red Moon'' advertises "behind the sceens" extras. Oh boy!
** "Club Annocer" in the end credits of ''Witchcraft 4''. Sounds French.
* RunningGag: ♪ Iiiiiiit's Pointless {{Padding}} Scene Time! ♪ *[[AudibleGleam bing]]!*
** A variation occurs in ''The Black Ninja'' ("Iiiiiiiit's Pointless [[BlackComedyRape Raping Scene]] Time"), causing Lupa to swat at the embarrassing graphic.
** "[[CampGay I must say!" / "Ooh heavens!]]" whenever an actor [[GirlyRun runs in a bizarre pattern]].
** In her review of ''The Room'' every time Claudette appears she gives a variation of the breast cancer line.
-->"I got the results of the test back, I definitely just pooped myself."
** After watching several Rothrock movies in a row, patterns begin to emerge: (''China O'Brien'', ''Guardian Angel'')
--->@@Total minutes before slo-motion: 5:20@@\\
@@Minutes keeping her vow of nonviolence: 7@@
** Almost every time slow-motion is used in a film, she begins to speak in slow motion as well.
** She adds the montage song from ''Lady Dragon'' whenever there is, well, a montage. She does not seem very fond of it ("I got the courage to FAH-EEET!").
** The [[/folder]]

[[folder: Actual Funny Joke Count ]]
(''My Boyfriend's Back''). [[MovingTheGoalposts It arbitrarily decreases]] as the review grinds on.
** Blaring the ''Doctor Who'' theme every time ''Witchery' characters are sucked into a green screen effect.
** Patriotic montage songs for each of the ''American Ninja'' movies. Except ''4''. "[[SnubByOmission You don't get one]]."
** Whenever there's a particularly cringeworthy one-liner, she cuts to the intro of ''CSIMiami''.
** For one-liners that make [[NonSequitur absolutely no sense]], there's the ''{{Seinfeld}}'' ShrugTake.
** Charles Solomon Junior's "Hulk Yell." The original clip had CSJ keeping his pimp-hand strong by backhanding his mother. Later editions have William hitting whatever is tormenting him at the moment, including a nightclub sign.
** Blaring the ''Howling 5'' {{sting}} when something FauxHorrific happens.
** As noted, the *extreme zoom-in* with a blaring music sting is used specifically for banal plot 'twists'; two in succession in her ''Sherlock Holmes'' crossover with The Snob prompted him to [[MediumAwareness lampshade appropriately]]:
--->'''Snob:''' What the fuck was THAT?!
** Reinterpreting ''The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens'' as ''Literature/HarryPotter'' in Canada.
--->"Hogwarts has nothing on Random Canadian Elementary."
** She takes great delight in reminding us that, by the film's calculations, the majority of the ''Witchcraft'' series is set in THE FUTURE. This makes the [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece wildly anachronistic clothes and cars]] hilarious.
--->"Yep. Year 2020 is gonna be ''steamy''."
** THANKS, COLEBAMA! (''Charmed'')
*** Reached its apogee in Season Eight, when she barked, "THANKS OLD PIPERBAMA!" ({{It makes sense in context}}.) In contrast to the sarcastic quote above, Lupa had a legitimate beef this time.
*** [[invoked]][[WTHCostumingDepartment Terrible Phoebe Phashion]]. "Go!"
--->"Fishnet workshirt, Renaissance fair outfit, flamenco shirt/hip-rap combo with detached sleeves, furry-sleeve nightmare shirt, a collection of ever-lowering pants, Cinderella outfit, and.... ''[[DoubleTake tyyyyyping gloooooves????]]''"
*** Lupa later concludes that Phoebe is flipping through some sort of "Horrible Outfits of the World" theme, judging by the anachronisms.
*** Whenever Phoebe laments her inability to get guys, we flash back to Cole hanging from a cliff in Hell.
*** Unflattering screencaps of the Charmed Ones.
*** The ever-increasing pile of severed heads on Piper's mantle. (S.8)
*** Whitelighter inconsistencies. Astoundingly, the list gets longer with each passing year, to the point where she suspects the writers are trolling her deliberately.
*** And later, shouting '''[[FauxHorrific DUN DUN DUN]]''' whenever anybody in possession of a penis appears.
--->"He installed [[MenAreUncultured a basketball hoop]] in her office, that son of a bitch!!"\\
"[[ADayInHerApron That's upside-down!]] Only ''women'' can take care of babies!"\\
"Stupid testicle-mongers, with their article stealing and dreamy ways!"\\
"This is how men talk about [[GretzkyHasTheBall the foot-ball]], right?"
** With [[{{WebVideo/Phelous}} Phelan]], saying "It's ''[[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial not]]'' weird!" very quickly in her "dog" voice (as opposed to the "mean cat" voice used for Ash).
** Since Mitch's wit is on par with a 3-year-old, he continually finds himself being out-witted by his 12-year old son Hobie, triggering a ''Film/KillBill'' stand off between the two.
** A DroneOfDread setting in whenever Craig stares off into the [[KubrickStare unblinking abyss]].
** Much ribbing of Y.K. Kim's phonetic reading of [[IntentionalEngrishForFunny or-pans]]" and Jim's never-ending quest to create a world without pants. (''Miami Connection'') There are also some disquieting comparisons made to ''Samurai Cop.''
* SarcasmMode: "And we all know bad quality makes reading subtitles a breeze!" in the ''Bloody Mary Killer'' review.
** A [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/teamt/ol/specials/35404-10-reasons-why-cool-as-ice-is-better-than-citizen-kane whole episode]] in which she shows how ''Film/CoolAsIce'' is better than ''Film/CitizenKane''.
** "Werewolf actually ''killed someone'' in a werewolf movie?" [cue standing ovation]
* SayMyName and SkywardScream: '''''[[StevenSeagal SEAGAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!]]'''''
** [--Richard Norton's--] tiny credit in ''Gymkata'' triggers a big "'''NOOOOOORTOOOOOOOON'''", along with [[GivingSomeoneThePointerFinger a hammy gesture]].
** ''Goooooooooooooooobiiiiiieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee...''
** She takes to addressing "''Melvin''" from the ''Tremors'' series in the same tone as Jerry Seinfeld to Newman.
** And yes, Lupa did actually roar "[=ChaaaaAAAAAAARMED=]" at one point. It was somewhere between the Demon Reality Show ([[FollowTheLeader airing concurrently]] with ratings juggernaut ''Series/{{Survivor}}'') and the unveiling of the [[CaptainErsatz Hogwarts School for Magic and Other Stuff]].
* SelfDeprecation: She remarks ''Pterodactyl'' is as stupid as someone bitching about continuity in a film, then getting the facts wrong themselves. She then looks away sheepishly.
** During the opening moments of ''Razor Sharpe'' Lupa apologizes, thinking she put in one of her old theatre tapes by accident.
** Radu complaining about "the demon clown" (Ronald [=McDonald=]) and his {{off model}} appearance in the animated scenes. (''Visitors From Outer Space'')
--->"I hate it when people who don't know what they're doing try to imitate well-known characters."
** Over time, the intro to ''Manic Episodes'' devolves into "Welcome to ''Manic Episodes'': Home of the ''Charmed'' reviews", and later a lifeless-sounding, "[-[[{{Spoonerism}} welcome to charmed reviews, home of manic episodes]], sigh-]."
* ShapedLikeItself: While talking about her experience at [=MAGfest=].
-->"The ironic thing about going to a gaming convention when you are not a gamer is going to a gaming convention when you are not a gamer."
** During her ''Teen Sorcery'' review:
-->"Wow, this movie has all the wit and charm of something without wit and charm."
** A running gag in ''Desire'', which bills itself as an 'erotic thriller'.
-->"This scene is erotically thrilling!"
* ShoutOut: Now has [[ShoutOut/ObscurusLupa its own page]].
* SimpletonVoice: Eddie from ''Baywatch''. Also, Ash the kitty.
** Piper and Phoebe both speak in this voice, to increasingly hilarious effect. (See also "Annoying Laugh")
* SkewedPriorities: Gets a lot of mileage out of the incredibly important things the Charmed Ones will blow off over petty personal issues. Monster hunting them, putting their own and innocents' lives at risk? Shopping! Cosmic balance at risk? Not doing anything until you deal with your relationship issue with the GuyOfTheWeek! Entire universe at risk of destruction? Going to work! That shitty love advice isn't going to write itself!
* SlasherSmile: Lupa's hilariously creepy rictus when the Chick demands to know how she got into her apartment.
-->'''Chick''': Have you been there all night...and '''day'''?? It's like [=5pm=].
** From her joint review of The Asylum's ''Sherlock Holmes'' with the Cinema Snob:
--->'''Snob''': Uhhggh, this is gonna be one of ''those'' kinda movies, isn't it.\\
'''Lupa''': ''*Grins insanely at him*''
* SlutShaming: Lupa's constant calling Phoebe a whore makes her realize she needs to make a clarification: she does not have a problem with people being sexually liberated, but Phoebe uses her boyfriends, cheats on them, is dishonest with them, otherwise treats them like garbage, and is a terrible human being in general. She is not shaming sexually liberated people, she's just targeting this one particular slut.
* {{Smurfing}}: The squiddly-doos. (''The Hidden 2'')
-->"It's a perfect time for the squiddly-doos to attackiddly-doo!"
* SoBadItsGood: Generally the films she [[{{in-universe}} reviews]] are GuiltyPleasures. She feels the same about ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'', where she says it's more bad than good, but that's why she likes it. She's also a fan of ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' for similar reasons.
* SoHappyTogether: The main character of ''Lady Dragon'' on her wedding day.
-->'''Lupa:''' [[TemptingFate I hope nothing bad happens]] like you getting gunned down, that would be the worst time for that to happen. [[spoiler:Nooo, [[DiedInYourArmsTonight you're dying in my arms dramatically]]!]]
* SoOkayItsAverage:[[invoked]]: ''TheyLive'', oddly enough. Also, ''TeenWolf.''
-->"There is not one insane government agent attempting to capture and experiment on him! Not ''one!''
* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: She did a series of three Manic Episode videos as a recap of the series ''Series/SheWolfOfLondon'', with her going into details of what she liked and did not like about the series as a whole. After that she did a video detailing the Top 10 moments of ''TalesOfTheGoldMonkey''.
* SoundtrackDissonance: She is really good at putting rather hilarious soundtracks to scenes in some of the movies she reviews.
** For ''Razor Sharpe'', dubbed the Pina Colada song over the final fight sequence.
** When the Charmed Ones are seemingly blown up along with their manor, "Celebration Time" blares over the carnage.
* SpecialEditionTitle: ''Hard to Kill'' opens with calligraphic titles and "[[StandardSnippet Minuet]]" playing in the background. (Lupa's increased viewership has gone to her head.)
* SpecialEffectsEvolution: Lupa's death by car bomb. The effect varies in cheesiness between each video.
* SpiderSense: ''"Mmmm, yes, my Bad Movie Senses is tingling."'' (''Fatal Deviation'')
* SplitScreen: Lupa's reaction shots.
* SpoofAesop: "Personally, I'm of the mindset that anyone who claims to able to ''smell your lack of underwear'' should be avoided at all costs, murder suspect or no." (''Desire'')
** "[[AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle So remember]], kids: Don't do drugs. And if you're an athlete, ''don't make movies.''" (''Gymkata'')
** "When '''I''' think of kicking ass and taking names, I think of understanding and communication." (''X-Treme Fighter'')
** Radu Reviews a movie about traffic safety. "These animations and musical numbers help me remember these easy steps! Now I, too, can murder people on the highway!"
** Always judge men by their appearances. Because they're serial killers. (''Crowfoot'')
** "I think we all learned a good lesson today: ''Don't'' listen to Big Bird!"
--->"And DON'T open presents with crappy Sesame Street [=DVDs=] in them!"
** "In the end, t'was stupid that killed the beast." (''Eyes of the Werewolf'')
** Folks, if you take away nothing from ''Tremors'', remember this: There is nothing that cannot be solved with [[MoreDakka a barrage of bullets]].
** She further pokes fun at ''A Special Sesame Street Christmas''by having Franchise/{{Batman}} appear to give a "AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle" segment on how violence solves everything.
** Well, it just goes to show you, if you [[OverlyNarrowSuperlative cast coma spells and cheat at carnival games, your magical pawn shop professor will his soul lost in a magical amulet given to you by a crazy gypsy lady]]. Such an ''avoidable'' tragedy. (''Billy Owen and the Secret of the Ruins'')
** And so Oscar learned the true meaning of Christmas, which is making everyone believe the same thing you do. (''A Special Sesame Street Christmas'')
** [[invoked]][[DracoInLeatherPants Even criminals can dream!]] And that's something to think about. (''Charmed'' S.2)
** [[invoked]] ''Charmed'' has also had its share of {{Family Unfriendly Aesop}}s:
*** Marriages are built on deceit, as Mrs. Cole Turner can tell you! In fact, Grams Halliwell cursed an heirloom ring to prevent herself (or her kin) from ever remarrying again. (S.6)
*** Remember kids, personality is determined by your genes.(!) (S.6)
*** "Phoebe and Paige create a man for her--magically. As a birthday present. '''Men are presents.'''" (S.6, again)
*** If you teamed up with a demon, put an innocent woman into a coma to benefit yourself, all in a vengeful quest to kill someone who [[InspectorJavert didn't even commit the crime you think they did]], don't sweat it: you still get to [[KarmaHoudini become an angel]].(!!) (''Charmed'' S.7)
*** Having a muggle stepson in the family is cause enough to bar him from seeing his children.(!!!)
*** Beautiful people are usually stupid, hollow human beings stuck on themselves -- [[MarySue Phoebe excepted]], of course! (S.8)[[invoked]]
*** A childless woman at 31 is, for all intents and purposes, a corpse. (S.8, again)
** Hobie's ArsonMurderAndLifesaving in "The Sky is Falling" (after he nearly gets his friends stranded and killed in the wilderness) is followed by a sparkling graphic reading ''CONSEQUENCES!'' Alternatively, Eddie tries the same tactic with his [[UngratefulBastard ungrateful]] Captain and gets written up, to the accompaniment of LosingHorns.
* StalkingIsLove: ''Blood Red Moon'' being a ''Twilight'' knock-off features this.
-->'''Lupa:''' At least Edward Cullen stood more than six feet away when he was stalking someone.
* StandardSnippet: At least twice [[Series/TheBennyHillShow "Yakety Sax"]] was added to chase scenes.
* TheStinger: As with other Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses contributors, Lupa adds a stupid or otherwise memorable line from the film she was reviewing.
* StrangledByTheRedString: Her in-universe opinion of ''Gymkata'':
-->'''Jonathan:''' Morning princess.\\
'''Lupa:''' Ready for some forced sexual tension?
** Something similar occurs between Justin Sharpe and Diana in ''Razor Sharpe''.
-->'''Lupa:''' OK, I guess we don't need any lead up for this. Or chemistry.
* StepfordSnarker: Ed Glaser in ''Bloody Mary Killer''. Apparently, [[WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob E.T. Week]] has exhausted his patience for internet critics.
* StopBeingStereotypical: Her biggest criticism of ''Charmed'', aside from the camp, was its tongue-in-cheek misandry which Lupa thinks skirted close to media stereotypes of how "[[StrawFeminist feminists]]" think. Not to mention own-goaling their cause by stealing all of Paige's duties and handing them over to Leo, or depicting Phoebe as a disillusioned career woman, or Piper as a shrewish housewife, or...
-->'''Grams:''' Men are like utensils! You use them, wash them, and throw them in a drawer until you need them!
* StunnedSilence: Musical interludes have this effect on her. The cheesier, the better.
** She does not bode well during ''Pocket Ninjas'' and ''Robot in the Family''.
** Though her face speaks volumes. Specifically, "[[SanitySlippage wuh duh fuh]]?"
--->"...I am five minutes closer to death now."
** Transvestite Leatherface. (''Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation'')
** Rudolf the Reindeer being put down by a cowboy's bullet. (''Two Front Teeth'')
** The reaction she and [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]] have to the ending of ''Film/HerculesInNewYork'' ([[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext Zeus in a business suit coming down to Earth and scaring a passenger jet]]).
** ''"Silver Bullet''"'s Gary Busey:
--->"I'm a little too old to be playing TheHardyBoys [[XMeetsY meets]] '''[[SinisterMinister REVEREND]] [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot WEREWOLF!!]]'''"
--->'''Lupa:''' ''(folds arms and [[SoProudOfYou nods approvingly]])''
** "Did...did he just ask what a ''map'' was?" (''The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens'')
*** Redeemed by Rowdy Roddy Piper screaming about souls and rivers.
** Oscar the Grouch getting kicked down nine flights of stairs. Ho ho ho. (''Christmas on Seseme Street'')
--->'''Lupa:''' ''(in shock)'' [-.....H-he's dead. ....They ''killed'' him.-]
** The supposed "Christmas" movie ''Bernard and the Genie'' terrifies her. ...And I think she likes it.
--->"Should we be rooting for our heroes at this point? Both of them have at least one body on their hands, now!"\\
''(baby carriage explodes)''\\
"...[[CurseCutShort WHAT THE F--]]"
** ''Crowfoot''. '''''[+RAAAAAAAAAACHAAAAAAAAAEL!+]'''''
** ''Film/NoRetreatNoSurrender'''s character R.J. (aka The Distilled Essence of The [=80s=]).
--->'''Lupa:''' (''dazed wonderment'') ''How'' do you even follow that?
** Charles Solomon Junior hauling off and punching his mom, complete with a petulant grunt. Gets its own RepeatCut. (''Witchcraft 2'')
** Anything to do with the nutty professor vignettes in ''Creepshow 3''. [[{{Creepypasta}} BUT WHO WAS RABBIT?]]
*** One particular bit stuns Lupa into a stupefied silence for a good ''14 seconds.''
* StylisticSuck: ''Piranhasaur.''
** ''The Amazing Bulk'' is filmed entirely in front of a bad green screen, in parody of the actual film.
** In ''Pterodactyl'', Lupa replaces the previous episode's song with a "crappy montage" set to ''I'll Tumble 4 Ya''.
** Her ''Lady Dragon 2'' review climaxes with a stylistically sucky montage of her goofing around with her Cynthia Rothrock movie collection set to ''Wake me up before you go go''
** She finishes her ''Teen Sorcery'' review with some bad dancing set to the song played at the big dance at the end of the film.
** ''Roller Samurai Vampire Slayers'', a parody of the so-called "Zen filmmaking" style (essentially ThrowItIn[[invoked]]: TheMovie).
* SuckinessIsPainful: During the ''American Ninja'' reviews, Lupa makes a running gag of dubbing bad music over the fight scenes. ''American Ninja 4'' however is so bad that the last fight scene is accompanied by, rather than music, Lupa ''sobbing''.
** ''Robot in the Family'' feels like death. Consider for a moment that Lupa loves bad movies, and that that this is one of the few that really hurt her to watch.
-->'''Lupa:''' [[HeroicBSOD I want to die now]].
** [[invoked]] Apropos "[[FandomBerserkButton The Seven Year Witch]]" (''Charmed'' S.7), Lupa tells her viewers to simmer down and excuses herself for one moment. Cue sounds of [[TheScream screams]] and projectile vomiting from the adjacent room.
** Following her faked death in Season 10, an extended sequence of Phoebe's co-workers tearfully eulogizing her is drowned out by [[Film/ThePrincessBride the sound of the ultimate suffering.]]
* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: "So, like, I'm totally not doing anything illegal, 'specially if I found a puppy one time, and maybe things got out of hand, and I had this whole lawsuit going on, but, I mean, nothing really happened, and I paid for the cab, so like, what's the problem?"
* SwiperNoSwiping: Her main criticism of the Avatars in season 7 of ''Charmed'' is that they spend ''thousands'' of years planning their takeover, then give up the moment they encounter any resistance to it.
* TakeThat: From ''Masterminds'': [[YouMightRememberMeFrom You might remember]] Vincent Kartheiser as [[{{Film/Alaska}} Sean]] ("Aww!♥") and [[{{Series/Angel}} Connor]] (wrinkles nose in derision).
** In the same vein: the Halliwells are seen [[AttendingYourOwnFuneral trolling their own funeral]] in disguise and complimenting the turnout. Lupa snaps at Piper by name, then refers to Paige's double as "Livia." (Adrienne Wilkinson plays both.) Bitter much?
--->"Shouldn't you be ruining ''Xena'' right about now?!"
** Lupa wondered aloud at the lyrical "genius" who composed the lyrics to ''Black Ninja's'' theme song; or more accurately, the ''one'' lyric.
--->'''[[spoiler:Todd in the Shadows]]:''' ''(scribbles lyrics)'' This movie's gonna ''make'' me!
** There have been several shots aimed at the movie ''Film/{{Gerry}}'', which Lupa claims to be the worst film she has ever seen.
** When Lupa's saddened she has not done as many episodes as WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic, Apollo Z Hack says at least Lupa did not come up with [[TheScrappy Melvin brother of the joker]].
** As Dawn begins her first day of school in ''Teen Sorcery'', Lupa gives a narration mocking ''Twilight''. "It's not easy being pretty and liked by everyone."
** Radu's school report on ''Film/JurassicPark''.
--->"It was a movie directed by Steven Springsteen, who has a band I think. It was adapted from the book ''Literature/GreatExpectations'', which was written [[BookDumb a shit-load of a long time ago]]. Together with the help of Colonel Sanders, [[Series/{{Merlin-1998}} Merlin]], TheFly, some children, and some boobs must fight the dinosaurs, but in the end the dinosaurs win out... This was followed by [[Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark one sequel]] and [[Film/JurassicParkIII one piece of horseshit]]. End report."
** In ''[[Film/{{Tremors}} Tremors 3]]'', she assures the viewer that, although Jack's hick accent ''sounds'' broad and fake, it's actually real. "He's like the Film Brain of Texans."
** A CloseupOnHead of Lupa (now driven mad by ''Witchcraft'' sequels) donning a leather jacket and calling herself "[[TheNostalgiaChick Dark Lupa]]". This is revealed to a fake-out, or more accurately, and excuse to show off her new hair color. (''Witchcraft 8'')
--->"Just kidding. ''That'' would be stupid!"
** In "Witches in Tights", Cole counts his lucky stars that ''he'll'' never act in [[Film/FantasticFour a shitty superhero movie]]! (''Charmed S.5'')
** She also refers to Cole's journey as [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Spike]] Syndrome, given how "he's [[DependingOnTheWriter a new character ever other episode.]]"
** In reaction to S.7 Piper and Leo being unable to have sex without ending the universe, Lupa exclaims, "''Buffy'' at least waited until the comics before starting ''this'' shit!"
* TheTapeKnewYouWouldSayThat: Whenever someone tries to extoll the virtues of ''Charmed's'' {{Jerkass gods}}, we see a repeat of their "unspeakable wrath" bluster from Season 2. ([[spoiler:Which later turns out to have been an utterly empty threat, big surprise.]])
** According to official record, Leo died along with the Halliwells in that "big fucking explosion" that shook the house. This despite him careening around the crime scene and hectoring at cops in the previous season. (''Charmed S.8'') [[{{Fargo}} Not a hundred percent sure about your police work there, Lou.]]
** When the sisters announce that they're off to train the younger generation of witches, Leo asks how he can help, to which Piper flatly replies, "You don't. ''We'' do." Cut to [[spoiler:Leo holding a pointer stick (!) and instructing Billie on her spells.]]
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* TemptingFate: Lupa was so enthused about the frog band in ''Return to Frog Town'' that the universe snapped back at her with the frog [[FanDisservice lounge singers]].
** In ''Charmed S.6'', we see a Sixties-era Leo wearing beads and schmoozing up the ladies. Lupa quips that we'll next see Daryl's AfroAsskicker [[GenerationXerox lookalike father]] who [[MalcolmXerox rails against The Man]] and -- [-holy shit. They ''went'' there.-]
* ThatPoorCat: "Checkers! You're a zombie!!"
* TheDogWasTheMastermind: The final reveal of the killer in ''Desire'', which Lupa considers pretty far-fetched.
* [[TheresNoBInMovie There's No "Z" in Movie]]
* TheyJustDidntCare: Lupa says this InUniverse is why she thinks ''Series/SheWolfOfLondon'' went downhill after it became ''Love and Curses'' - which resulted in CharacterDerailment for Ian and Randi as well as much sillier stories.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot:[[invoked]] The ArcWords for ''Charmed''. "If it sounds like a good idea, ''Charmed'' will find ''some'' way to make it stupid." This is immutable law.
** Apparently, no one told the creators of ''Fast Getaway'' that their lead actress is a five-time karate champion in forms and weapons -- not a slapstick comedienne.
--->"Cynthia Rothrock! Lover. Fighter. ''Expert pantomime.''"
* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: '''''"EAT [[ProductPlacement PRODUCT PLACEMENT]], BITCH!"'''''
* ThisIsGonnaSuck: Scanning the IMDB resume of ''Fast Getaway 2's'' screenwriter. Uh oh.
-->"''Ghoulies IV''?"\\
"''Scanners Cop II''?!"\\
"'''''PTERODACTYL'''''?!!"
* TitleDrop: A RunningGag in the ''Fast Getaway'' reviews.
** '''''DA HOWLING'''''. *extreme zoom-in*
*** One more for the road:
-->'''Lupa:''' '''''DA HOWLING.''''' (pregnant pause while waiting for zoom) '''''[[FailedAttemptAtDrama Eight.]]''''' *zoom*
** ''Blood Red Moon'' opens, aptly-enough, on a.... ''pink moon''??
--->"More like Pepto-Bismol moon."
* ToMakeALongStoryShort: ''Howling 8'', tl:dr edition:
-->'''Lupa:''' '''''[[InNameOnly WHY?!]]'''''
** ''Witchraft'', aka "Ominous Long Shot: The Movie"
* ToiletHumour: During a death scene in ''Vampire Assassin'', Lupa substitutes farting for the hero's sobs and whines.
** Slips in an impromptu fart joke after she finds herself lavishing too much praise on Film/{{Cursed 2005}}. "We can't have ''that''."
** She's a bad influence on the Chick, as the pair of them fart out the theme to ''BeverlyHillsCop''. (''Honor and Glory'')
-->'''[=NChick=]:''' What did we eat?
** In the {{Kickassia}} commentary she did with Linkara, Phelous, and Nash, she mentioned her desire to dub fart noises into Spoony's Insano transformation sequence.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Girly Girl to the Nostalgia Chick's Tomboy.
** Although their reviewing choices are reversed. Especially Lupa's love for schlocky action movies is not what you'd call Girly.
* TooHappyToLive: Has a meter running in ''Angel of Fury'' to measure the amount of badness that will happen to the main character in proportion to how happy they are at the moment.
* [[TookTheBadFilmSeriously Took The Bad Show Seriously]]:[[invoked]] During a CPR rescue, Underage Girlfriend Girl is spotted acting her little heart out, causing Lupa to pause the action and address her directly.
-->"Y'know, you could half-ass it and still get paid the same."
* TotallyRadical: She jokes that ''X-treme Fighter'' was named this due to a mistaken belief it was 1994, not 2004.
** He's the hippest happenin' hotcat, yo! ...That's, uh, that's what they say nowadays, right? (''Rage and Honor'')
** Shows up again when in her review of ''Adventures of Bailey, Christmas Hero'' when a teenager girl says "OMG".
--> That's how the children speak these days, right? That's the dealio? Catch you hip cats on the flip side, yo!
* TrainingMontage: During a montage in ''Razor Sharpe'' the review cuts to Lupa doing one which ends with her [[GeekPhysiques passing out after one sit up]].
** Lupa does one in preparation for her ''Lady Dragon 2'' review, set to the music from the first ''Lady Dragon''. We see her exercise her thumb via a DVD remote, box a guy with a sign reading "RICHARD NORTON" taped to his chest, and bench-press her cat.
* {{Troperiffic}}: Being a show about critical deconstruction of B-movies, this is pretty much unavoidable.
* {{Troll}}: Her...weirder videos like her CloudCuckooLander Top 10 lists and her AprilFoolsDay review for StarWarsANewHope are pretty much her trolling the viewers. And the viewers ''love it!''
* TwoWordsObviousTrope: ''She-Wolf of London''
-->"I've got four words for you: '''Werewolf on a plane.'''"
* UnfortunateImplications: During ''Alien Apocalypse'' she [[{{in-universe}} says]] "there's nothing wrong with the only black character in the film being a slave."
* UnfortunateNames: "Ah yes, the newest production from Rapi Films."
* UnnecessaryCombatRoll: Crops up in ''Gymkata''.
-->'''Lupa:''' [[SarcasmMode Did you see how that flip helped me to bludgeon you with the box more efficiently?]]
** She later observes that "Gymkata" is like regular karate with more unnecessary flips and wooshing sounds.
** She calls out ''FatalDeviation'' for having one. In this case, the Jimmy rolls across a car and back for no reason whatsoever in the middle of a fight.
* TheUntwist: [[{{In-universe}} Lupa]] really hates how Howling IV attempts to present the story as a mystery, despite the fact that this is the ''fourth'' movie in the series and the audience is well aware this is a ''werewolf'' movie.
* UnwantedHarem: She is not remotely happy about being a DudeMagnet. Justified since Todd tends to get creepy or awkward fast, as do almost every other guy who goes after her, her dynamic with the Critic is the usual fem!dommy sexual tension he has with every woman, and she's in a committed relationship.
* UnusualEuphemism: "Holy shitballs on a motherfucking horse stick!" (''Charmed'' S.6).
** S.8 has "pissnuggets!", "shitwaffles!", and, "What a nacho platter full of ''fuck''."
* VampireVords: Her impression of Radu from ''Film/{{Subspecies}}''.
* VaudevilleHook: Note Shannen Doherty getting the hook in the ''Charmed'' Season Four title card. (The same thing happens to Kaley Cuoco in the Season Eight card.)
* VictoriousChorus: Daryl, after six years, finally being given a story arc. ''Hallelujah!'' (''Charmed'' S.6)
** In a macabre turn of events, she played this again after "Neighbor Dan" Gordon was retroactively declared missing or dead (!!) in Season 7.
** This happened again when Mitch's son, Hobie -- boasting about his survival training -- [[KnowNothingKnowItAll fell into a sinkhole]] mid-sentence. (''Baywatch:'' "Message in a Bottle")
* VillainousIncest: {{Averted}} in ''Witchcraft,'' despite being about lovers reincarnated as a mother and son.
-->"My question is, why did John and Elizabeth need Grace [to have John's baby]? I mean, let's not pretend the mother-and-son thing would bother them. They're evil and stuff, why not cut out the middle man?"
* VillainProtagonist: Her [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation take on]] the Charmed Ones in later seasons, to the point where she jokes that "Anakin-ing" the sisters as the true villains all along in Season 8 would have been a ''vast'' improvement.
* VisibleBoomMic: Has a counter on the screen every time the boom mic appears in shot in ''Razor Sharpe''.
* VoodooShark: In ''Vampire Dog'', Fang claims he can only eat red Jello because when he was first turned into a vampire, he only ate the hoofs and antlers of other animals. Lupa points out that: a) this doesn't explain why he has to eat ''red'' Jello specifically, and b) if Fang can only sustain himself by eating collagen, then there are many other foods he could eat that contain the protein.
* WaxingLyrical: ''Subspecies IV'': [[{{Eminem}} Look who's back. Back again. Marin's back. Tell a friend.]]
** Radu quotes "[[JayZ 99 Problems]]" in one of his reviews. (''Visitors From Outer Space'') In ''Subspecies'', he serenades Michelle with a song from ''{{Grease}}''.
--->"You're ze one zat I vant. Ooh, ooh, ooh."
** ''Witchcraft 2: The Temptress'': [[BobDylan How many witches must a man melt down before you call him a man]]?
** When William's car is used to mow down his wife, he's got no choice but to keep quiet about it. [[Music/MeatLoaf William would do anything for love, but he won't do that]]. (William later quotes RickAstley at the end of in ''Witchcraft 3''.)
** Speaking of Rick, her description of the BizarroWorld Rick Astley in ''Charmed''[='s=] "Evil" universe.
--->"Always gonna give you up. Always gonna let you down. Always gonna run around and desert you."
*** We actually get a glimpse of him in Season 8: Wearing a beard, a handlebar mustache, and an eyepatch.
** "Father David Byrne" eulogizing a redshirt in ''Withcraft XII''.
--->''(solemnly)'' Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down. Letting the days go by, water flowing underground...
* WeMeetAgain: ''Another'' Cynthia Rothrock and Richard Norton teamup? Must be Tuesday! (''China O'Brien'')
-->"Oh ho Richard Norton, we meet again. You're not going to ''try'' to [[NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent pull off an American accent?]] Not even just a little? You're just the random Australian guy again?"
* WearingAFlagOnYourHead: In celebration of July 4th, Lupa wear a gigantic stars & stripes bow. (And lovely blue eyeshadow to complement her red locks.)
* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: ''Teen Sorcery'' takes so many weird turns that Lupa asks InUniverse at one point, "What, did we suddenly go into an acid trip?"
* WhenSheSmiles: You occasionally get a moment where Lupa is down in the dumps, having written off the movie as totally bad... and then something magical happens, something you'll never find in a mainstream films, and she's reminded of why she loves Z-movies. And we're reminded of why we love her. QED.
* WireFu: After a lackluster example in ''Xtreme Fighter'' she comments "just because you have wirework available doesn't mean you should use it."
* WithLyrics: In the ''Film/ATalkingCat'' review, she and WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic sing lyrics to the movie's instrumental opening theme. [[TheCastShowoff Turns out Lupa is a good singer.]]
* WhyDoYouKeepChangingJobs: Her response to Phoebe's slippery hands when it comes down to holding down a job. (''Charmed'' S.7.)
* WhyDontYaJustShootHim:
** When reviewing the ''Phantasm'' movies, Lupa wonders why the Tall Man does not just kill Reggie.
-->'''Tall Man:''' Small man, your end approaches but not yet.\\
'''Lupa:''' Why? Why can't you kill him now? How do you know when his time is? Are you psychic now? You can't [[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands make up powers]] all willie nillie.
** Lupa is baffled during ''Hard to Kill'' when the villain's henchmen wait until Storm comes out of a seven year coma before trying to kill him again, instead of finishing him off when he was vulnerable.
** Likewise in ''MagicIsland'', she questions why Blackbeard didn't just kill Jack and Lily after getting the treasure map from them.
* WorstWhateverEver: ''Gotta Get a Gift For Splinter''. The worst Christmas song -- nay, the worst song ever.
** "I'm not gonna say Golddigger is the most useless robot in the history of film, but... Yeah [[OnSecondThought that's exactly what I'm saying]]."
** See the page topper quote. For context, the scene revolves around two mages fighting over a 'levitating' magic staff, which the hero repeatedly bends down to pick up. [[MundaneUtility To use as a blunt instrument.]]
--->"Worst. Fight. ''Everrr''."
** In the third season of ''Charmed'', the sisters' dead relatives are brought back as [[MrExposition exposition]]-spouting ghosts who can be summoned at will. The anticlimatic nature of this plot convenience, played to the hilt in Grandma's case, isn't helped by Victor's nonplussed, ''Munsters''-style delivery of, "A'ight, who [[UnusuallyUninterestingSight brought my ex-wife back from the dead?]]" This is the worst line of TV dialogue she's ever heard.
* XMeetsY: The masks worn by the villains of ''Lady Dragon 2'', a cross between Doctor Doom and Jason Voorhees.
-->''(sweetly)'' "You know, stupid!"
** ''She-Wolf in London'', a.k.a. ''{{Moonlighting}} with Werewolves."
* YouKeepUsingThatWord:
** She remarks that despite the film being called ''Pterodactyl'', the creatures featured are in fact pteranodons, which are not dinosaurs.
** The word 'karma' gets used a lot in ''Lady Dragon'' in a way that does not mean what the film-makers seem to think.
** The villain in ''Vampire Assassin'' keeps muttering about "fate or destiny" as if they were not synonyms.
* YoungerThanTheyLook: In her ''Undefeatable'' commentary, she says that she looks about 30 in it, but was actually 19 at the time of the video, and is 21 at the time of the commentary.
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-->''DA HOWLING.'' [zoom]