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Behind The Scenes
- During the behind the scenes of the Alice in Wonderland (2010) review, Doug gets Tamara to demonstrate her naturally Evil Laugh.
- Dino-Rob singing the Meow Mix jingle in the Jurassic Park III review.
- The various takes of Shyamalan's dance sequence for the After Earth review. Rob's demo track of the Looney Tunes theme With Lyrics just adds to the comedy.
- During the behind the scenes for the Top 11 Best Avatar episodes, Doug is covering the scene they're about to film and explains how he wants Jason to say "My cab bitches!" Malcolm, who is filming, just then gets the pun, prompting Rob to tell him he and Doug argued about it because it was so painful, but Doug wouldn't take no for an answer.
- In the making of the The Monster Squad review, Doug reveals that the book that stood in for the Ancient Book of Ancientness is full of Description Porn that they can't make sense of, but looks suspiciously like regular porn.
- In the making of Demolition Man, when Malcolm is doing a Wesley Snipes Crazy person skit, Doug wants him to moves his arms around like a nutter while speaking. Malcolm proceeds to do an Egyptian dance while speaking. Everybody there loses it in laughter.
Doug: What did I walk into??Rob: Necrophilia, necrophili-you!
- The crew discuss having sex with zombies. Doug walks in with a disturbed look on his face.
- In the making of the Jupiter Ascending review, they all randomly decide to line up dressed as the characters that chew scenery to recite the opening of "Hakuna Matata." Tamara forgets the words, forcing them to start over and in some cases change positions. This part is being filmed by Papa Walker.
Papa Walker: And they pay me to film this.
- During the making of The Purge, Doug practises his Bryan Cranston impression for the Breaking Bad sketch. "Always squinting, bottom teeth out!"
- At the end of Ghost Rider II, Doug and Tamara wiping off make-up in the bathroom and teasingly talking about how cute boys are (with Doug complaining that some people are really insecure and will complain if he leaves any eyeliner on).
- During the making of the Osmosis Jones review, Doug comments on how the episode's version of Disgust looks like an eco-friendly Daphne Blake.
- During the making of the Fury Road review, Jason refuses to be seen on camera and tells Malcolm to just put a dick over his face. A picture of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named's face than covers up Jason's face.
- Tamara's reaction to seeing Doug dressed up as Winifred in the Hocus Pocus review.
- Doug's wig keeps falling back when he moves his head, and he complains he can't form a fist with the long fingernails.
- The room with the recording equipment mysteriously gets locked, prompting them to think the place is haunted and that someone is trying to stop them from making the review.
- In the Making of the "Cats and Dogs" review, The Abusive Parents are renamed Uncle Lies and Aunt Deceit.
- Changed to Aunt Despair in the Phantom of the Opera review
- While also endearing, Doug so falling in love with a tight red sweater dress in the Labyrinth behind the scenes, calling it beautiful and though it doesn't work for child-Tamara, filing it away in his brain for another review.
- Also appreciated fanservice, but in the POTO behind the scenes, Tamara and Beth zoom in on Doug's ass and he shakes it for them.
- Apparently, the joke with the traffic cone in the Ghostbusters (2016) review was a Throw It In moment. Rob adds in the line "I feel like a traffic cone," they all notice the traffic cone nearby, and the next few minutes are them laughing their asses off and deliberating how to work it in. Funny thing is, all the alternatives are about as funny as what they went with.
- In Alvin and the Chipmunks behind the scenes, Tamara takes a picture of Rob (Scallon, her boyfriend) and Jim holding Doug's while he leans out, notes how dirty it looks and says pervily "good for you Doug". Also at the end where she's way too tiny for Doug's high five and paws at his arm.
- In the TMNT 2 behind the scenes, Tamara's reaction to Heather's "it's okay for [Aiyanna] to look like that cos I'm here": basically collapsing in laughter so hard that she has to hang onto the wall.
- The Star Wars Holiday Special Commentary
Doug: The diarrhea sound, all of you should know where that's from, that's Dumb and Dumber, the greatest diarrhea sound effect in history, I think.
- "I need to feel warm!"
- When Rob mentions that the carpet looks like the Brady Bunch's living room, Doug breaks into a wookiee version of the Brady Bunch theme.
- "Because the audience demanded it, more Harvey Korman."
- When the Critic loses the ability to control his bowels...
Rob: With the greatest performance by Jeff Daniels ever.
They both howl like Jeff Daniels
Rob: The funny thing is this beard kept falling off, so I sound like I've had a stroke, I'm going, ""[imitates Santa Christ as if he had a stroke]"", and it's because I'm trying to move my mouth in such a way that this beard doesn't fall, it sounds like Santa Christ had a stroke. *laughs* I really wanted to nail you directly between the eyes
- Their discussion of Santa Christ.
Doug: Yeah, every time we did it, you would poke me a little harder, and you'd poke me in different areas, you'd sort of slap me a little bit too.
Rob: I like how on the forums, some people were just like "I don't like Santa Christ, he kept looking at the camera"...
Doug: THAT'S THE POINT!!
Rob: I know, I did that on purpose, that was the point. He's supposed to break the fourth wall. He's like looking at the audience, saying "Come on, folks, this'll be fun!"
- The commentary for The Garbage Pail Kids Movie review shows that it is one of the few movies that annoys Doug both in character and out of character. It manages to be this, as well as a Crowning Moment of Heartwarming.
Doug: My fake laugh actually sounds better than her fake laugh!
- Rob's imitation the Garbage Pail Kids.
- "Oh no, Santa Christ! They got Santa Christ! (as Santa Christ) I'm not ugly, I just want to bring...Sega Genesises to the world, ho ho ho!"
- Their observation of one of the bullies' fake laugh, and the Critic's imitation.
- At one point, Bhargav walks by, and Doug and Rob ask him to join in. His response: a just-barely-on-mic "Oh, that piece of shit?"
- Rob calling Doug a closet furry in the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Commentary.
- The beginning of the commentary for The Care Bears Movie, with Doug and Rob trying to sing the theme song and Rob getting hopelessly confused by the opening countdown starting from four instead of five.
- When discussing Judge Doom, they call him Judge Dredd four times. And after realizing the mistake, they say the big "When I killed your brother" line as Sylvester Stallone.
- Their discussion of the Care Bears' tendency to only help upper class white kids, with the realization that the most serious problem these white kids have is that they're "indifferent".
Rob: Fuck em! We only help the whites!
- "Hi! I'm I.T. bear!"
- Stargate Care Bear-1.
- "You've reached the Necronomicon. What are you wearing?"
- Doug picks up a typo in the captions (actually, it isn't) and asks Rob why he didn't catch it. Rob replies "I don't know, sometimes- sometimes I actually have faith that you might know what you're doing for a half-second."
- Rob's cameo in the the Leprechaun commentary. Upon discovering that Doug and Brad Jones (The Cinema Snob) are in the middle of doing the commentary without him, he promptly breaks into loud fake crying and runs out of the room.
- Doug: Come out of the bathroom!
- Brad wanting to see the other Leprechaun movies just to find out if they kept the shoe shining Achilles' Heel.
- The Christmas special commentary reveals how Doug got Roger to play the scene where he's in disbelief at the fact that without the Critic everyone's life is better he told him to pretend he'd just found out his girlfriend was a man.
- Rob points out that the Rockbiter's wife in The Neverending Story III has an "over the shoulder boulder holder," causing Doug to completely crack up and wonder how that joke didn't occur to them while writing the review.
- The parody of Limahl's "The Neverending Story" they open the commentary with.
- The origins of the crowbar.
- In The Secret of NIMH 2, Doug acknowledges that he didn't see the big twist coming, but you could say the same if Mrs. Brisby had turned out to be broccoli.
Rob: (Beat) Do you really want me to leave?Doug: I...n-no.Rob: That's what I thought.
- At the beginning of the commentary. Doug and Rob have a bit of an argument and at one point, Doug tells Rob to leave...
- In the commentary for Quest For Camelot, Doug mentions Lewis getting mad at him for the review because Camelot was his favorite film. What's funny about that? He defends the forest by saying that it doesn't need explanation, it's magic.
- During Raoul Puke calling the Critic a hack who says his opinions like they're facts, Doug comments: "That probably is what Hunter S. would think of me."
- In The Wizard, Doug's at a bit of a loss about what to call Putnam's career, and settles on "professional child bringer backer guy."
- In the OTHER animated Titanic movie commentary, Doug and Rob end by spitting at the film, saying it is a shame as it has better animation.
Rob: Honey? Can I borrow your shoe?Rob's Now-Wife: .... Why?Rob: .... because Doug needs to sniff it?Rob's Now-Wife: ...Explain?
- Rob's explanation for how he made it possible for the Critic to perform the skit that pokes fun at the shoe-sniffing joke.
- Which leads to Doug saying he actually didn't sniff her shoe that heavily (the nose sound was recorded in post), but says that he's sure Rob's wife's foot smells wonderful. Rob agrees.
- Followed by Rob worrying that talking about this online will get him Exiled to the Couch...without a shoe to smell.
- The reveal that the Jagermeister bottles came from Doug winning a contest at a restaurant, which inexplicably included empty liquor bottles.
- Singing the Benny Hill theme during a whacky bit.
- Referencing the Saturday Night Live skit "Titey", saying that it had more dignity than both animated Titanic movies.
- Their wondering how the villain's henchman is able to talk to sharks, leading to them suggesting that maybe the bad guy punched him in the stomach to make him cry and his tear fell on a shark.
- Just the way Rob walks through the film's "logic" is hysterical.
- From the Simon Sez commentary with Allison, she and Doug talk about fanfiction involving both a joke they made in the review, a Dark Fic spawning from the end of Allison's Birdemic review, a Nostalgia Critic/Santa Christ fic, and a parody fic in the style of Hans Von Hozel. It's every bit as hilarious as it sounds, and then some.
- For Dungeons & Dragons, Doug and Rob start off with dueling Profion impressions, then Rob soon drops it while Doug declares he's going to keep it up for the entire commentary. And that's just what he does, with Rob occasionally expressing disbelief that he's still doing it, and even though before it's halfway done he's completely run out of material and is just talking as himself with a weird voice. Then they recount the disagreement they had over whether there should be a Doctor Who reference for Tom Baker's appearance, and Rob can't believe he's having a serious discussion with that voice.
- Rob decides to tackle Doug and force his real voice out, and Doug settles down after it.... and continues to do the voice anyway!
- The only time Doug drops it is at the very end, when they spoof a sequel fantasy story where the character get Snails back, because he says the moment deserves his real voice!
- Profion!Doug saying the Critic would be far hotter with the bald guy's blue lipstick on.
- In the Moulin Rouge! one, it turns out that the reference to the infamous VHS cover of The Little Mermaid wasn't in the script. Doug simply brought the video with him in case they wanted to throw in a random penis joke.
- Tricking us into thinking his commentary for The Grinch will also be entirely in rhyme.
- In the commentary for A Simple Wish, Doug bitching at the Critic for being a cynical idiot and complaining about someone he's never met is both bizarrely sweet and hilarious.
- Doug starts the commentary by building up the person with him as if it's Mara Wilson, and then it turns out to be Holly.
- In the Child's Play commentary, near the end, Doug realizes he and Phelous never introduced themselves at the beginning and the viewer may be wondering who these people talking over the review are. Phelous introduces himself as Brad Dourif and Doug introduces himself as Jack Skellington.
- In his commentary of Heavy Metal with Diamanda, he notes that it's the nicest weather Earth has ever had.
- Rob opens up the Scooby Doo commentary with "Hey...Aren't you dead?"
- In The Cat in the Hat commentary, Rob mentioning that Mike Myers as The Cat literally gave him Nightmare Fuel.
- Rachel is pretty sure their neighbors at the studio think they're a porn crew thanks to all the bizarre costumes they're constantly bringing in.
- The Turbo commentary opens with Doug 'fighting' with the opening sequence to the review in an attempt to speak.
Doug: [as Zordon] Mommy! Daddy! I am hungry!
- As Malcolm!Zordon introduces the Critic to Rachel!Rita, Doug claims that he "couldn't tell that was Rachel!"
- The group wonder if the reason for the martial arts being priority was ever explained, ending with Doug saying that "Lewis told me "there is [an explanation], but it's really stupid," saying that when Linkara thinks something in Power Rangers is stupid, then it must be dumb.
- Malcolm talks about how he imitated Zordon since watching Power Rangers as a child, and then Doug jokes that his voice sounded like that even back then.
- Doug's reaction to the George Takei snowmen in Devil, as by the time the commentary was filmed he'd forgotten the context of that image.
- In their commentary of the Lorax, they briefly talk about what a Grinch anime would be like.
- In Top 11 Best Avatar Episodes:
- Getting their celebrity guests tends to be a lot simpler than people think and boils down to "We asked him."
- Doug and Rob fighting over who gets to marry Dante Basco.
- Rufio at Jucio's.
- The Barnes and Noble scenes had to be filmed very early in the morning, with palpable irritation from the janitor who had to work around them.
- After Dante was still a bit out of it from waking up so early, he suggested they stop to get breakfast, only realizing halfway through that he was still in full costume.
- In the Phantom commentary, Doug says that he showed his mom some scenes of the episode, and her main reaction was disbelief about how much hair he's lost in such a short space of time.
Turkish Rambo /Rampage
- Sadar's tendency to stare into the camera: "Will you stop looking at us?! Do I have something on my teeth or something, I mean knock it off !"
- The use of Street Fighter and Wolfenstein 3D sound effects during the fight sequences.
- Him making fun of the ways the minor characters die when they get shot. "Yay, death!" "Fame!" "Fabulous!"
- The video opens with the Critic waking up, having breakfast and eagerly going to play this game. Ten minutes later, however, he is practically a wreck from playing this game. It leads to his opening lines, which acknowledge this is a DVD bonus item:
Critic: Well, you did it. You bought the DVD; good for you. I guess that means we have to give you something extra, don't we? How about a review? Yes, we all enjoy reviews, don't we? Now, what should it be? Hmm... I know! How about a video game that REALLY PISSES ME THE FUCK OFF??! 'CAUSE THAT'S ALL YOU WANNA SEE, ISN'T IT?! You just wanna see me be angry! (raises his arms in the air) DANCE, MONKEY, DANCE!
- The Critic describes this game as "the worst thing to be associated with the movie since Blues Brothers 2000."
"Oh, that's right, I fucking went there!"
- There are at least nine levels in the factory, full of slippery platforms and even slipperier climbing chains, which annoys the Critic to no end, prompting him to say, "Maybe they [the game designers] want you to get a job there."
Critic: Kids, do yourself a favor. Find somebody that works in a chain factory and punch 'em. Don't explain why, don't even introduce yourself, just punch 'em in the fucking face.
- In one factory level, as the timer runs low, an enemy dog blocks Elwood's path by running back and forth across a ladder he needs to climb:
Critic: Come on, you fucking dog, MOVE!!! I only have sixteen seconds!
- The entire sequence with the flying snake in the Blues Brothers game. "DAH! Oh, hey. DAAAAUGH! DAMMIT!"
Critic: What the hell is this thing anyway? (reading instruction manual) "Snake: A friendly creature, you can jump on its back and control it." (looks up) Does that thing look remotely friendly to you?!?
- Then the snake somehow nudges Elwood off the edge of the platform, which leads to the Critic's Rage Breaking Point ("...He pushed me. He fucking pushed me! FRIENDLY CREATURE, MY ASS!!"), which becomes all the more acute when he sees the Game Over screen: "The Blues Brothers Concert Over", causing him to rip the cartridge out of the system and destroy it.
"Oh, concert over?! I'LL SAY IT IS!!!"
- After destroying the game and throwing it outside, the Critic rants about how hard it is and how little it has to do with the movie, after which he adds, "I pity the poor sucker who comes across that game and tries to play it." Cue the (off-screen) arrival of Chester A. Bum ("Oh my god, a video game! 'Bleu-Ass Brothers'... Must be French."), who picks it up and tries to play it.
Critic: I'm the Nostalgia Critic and... (puts hands in praying position) may God have mercy on his soul.
Chester: (playing game) Oh my God, it's exactly like the movie!... Cake makes you stronger? I-I don't understand that, I... Wow, the... floor sure is slippery, isn't it? Heh-heh... I thought I was supposed to be getting out of the jukebox! (plays the game a while) Okayyy, just... go up the chain there, guy! Heh... C'mon, go up the chain... Go up THE CHAIN!... Oh, look! A flying snake! Hello, flying snake! How are you... HE PUSHED ME! THAT'S IT, I'VE HAD ENOUGH OF THIS GAME! I'M TOSSING THIS SO SOME OTHER IDIOT CAN FIND IT! (discards the game)
Dominic: (coming across game) Oy, what's this?
- The Critic takes down notes of how to hide a joint.
"Next I'm going to tell you how to make a pipe bomb, just so you never do it!"
- Jimmy's Freak Out.
Girl's voice in background: Jim's got a girl, Jim's got a girl!
Chris Crocker: How fucking dare anyone out there make fun of Britney...Bill Clinton: I did not have sexual relations with that woman.
Chester A. Bum: OH MY GOD THIS IS THE GREATEST MOVIE I'VE EVER SEEN OF MY LIFE!
Antoine Dodson: Hide your kids, hide your wife, and hide your husband cuz they're rapin everybody out here.
- The critic's reaction to the one-sided meeting.
Wimpy Guy: I have an opinion.Other Guy: (screaming) NO YOU DON'T!
- At the end of the review, after Chester A. Bum announces that he is quitting marijuana as a result of watching this film:
Chester A. Bum: That's right. It's just good old-fashioned CRACK FOR ME!Nostalgia Critic: Okay, I knew there was a catch, I-Chester A. Bum: [snorts crack in an over-the-top exaggerated manner]
- The top 10 alternate porn titles for Doomsday Machine:
9. Star Whores4. Highbanger2. Babe Runner1. Spaceballs
- His flipping out over one of the worst cases of Leave the Camera Running ever. "EIGHT MINUTES!"
- The small skits of Prejudice Joe's Old-Timey Humor.
- Critic criticizes the fact that the crew are holding a press conference at T-120 seconds to launch. He calls it the worst managed press conference ever.
Announcer: And now, the president of ASTRA. [The president steps up]President: Two minutes ago, a nuclear bomb was dropped in the city of... [at this point, he’s drowned out by the voice over the loudspeaker]Loudspeaker: Mr. Howard, your toast just came out of the oven. Repeat: your toast just came out of the oven. [during this, the President is mouthing where the explosion occurred and used exaggerated hand movements to indicate than something went “Boom!”. After a few seconds]President: ...and seeing how I scheduled only ten seconds for this meeting, that’s all I have to tell you. Remember what I said, especially the part about breathing.
- "Danger, Will Robinson! I've been in here so long, I like men now!"
- It opens with a comment on how the wide-angle lens makes Rob look eight feet away from Doug.
Rob: [hand over mouth] Hello out there!
- The "Nostalgia Critic Reloaded" DVD set contains the Critic reviewing the three anniversary specials. How does he get around making fun of himself? The Plot Hole screwed with his head and he thinks the star is an imitator called the "Nostalgia Cricket".
- After the Board James cameo in Kickassia, the Critic comments about NC riding his coattails.
- His freakout over the NC's upskirt shot.
- Adding a timer to Film Brain and Luke's "pea" joke to showcase how long it takes to force the joke.
- "But if there's anything history has taught us, it's that Americans know how to screw the Brits."
- Thinking that the Voice of the Ancient World is voiced by The Irate Gamer.
- His comment on The Cinema Snob never wearing shoes.
- When Luke mentions his dad was on Whose Line Is It Anyway?, the Critic realizes he's the son of Wayne Brady.
- At the end, he notices the "Nostalgia Cricket" is eerily similar to him, and realizes that the Cricket is really Phelous.
- Why did Mechakara keep Linkara alive? "Simply because if he escapes, he can say Linkara came out of the closet." (Rimshot).
- How Critic got permission to review the film:
Critic: (on phone) Hey, Brad, can I review Paranoia?
Brad: Go fuck a horse!
Critic: Thanks. (hangs up)
- Doubles as a Brick Joke at the end: a pissed-off Brad found a horse.
Brad: He's going to make your dick feel like carrots.
- The Critic explains how he lost a bet and could either review the movie or be whipped like a horse while carrying the Nerd through Chicago and wearing an "I'm a Fatty Fatty Fuck Fuck!" sign.
- His complete butchering of the Big Bad's incomprehensible name.
- Doug's very brief cameo in the movie (as a guy who screams like a little girl) is, of course, the Critic's favorite part of the film.
- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Him breaking down over Grumpy crying.
"THERE'S NO HOPE FOR HUMANITY."
- Him pointing out the logical plot holes of the ending.
- In his review of Pinocchio, he wonders why nobody would notice there is a giant fox and cat walking around and the irony of them noticing a living puppet.
- His dislike of Jiminy Cricket, saying that he always waited for Pinocchio to step on him, which, he must have known, happened in the original book.
- Pointing out the notorious, brief shot of a naked lady at the beginning of his review of The Rescuers.
- Similarly, in his Bambi review, he can't start it without the scene where Bambi's mother is shot.
- In his review of The Great Mouse Detective, he says that it was one of the first Disney films he saw in theaters and seeing the magic of Disney on the big screen is delightful, wholesome fun. Cue Fidget kidnapping Flaversham.
"MOMMY!! THAT'S SCARY AS FUCK!!"
- His opinions of the songs in The Lion King and how he prefers "Be Prepared" over "Hakuna Matata", which all of the kids at his school sang. The icing on the cake is this clip:
Scar: I'm surrounded by idiots.
- From his review of The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Doug: That being said, there are a few things that are a bit forced.(cut to the gargoyles singing "A Guy Like You")Doug: (aggravated) I'll get to them in a minute.
- Of Hercules, he goes over all the random, inane choices made for the movie and how it was told. The last straw? That Michael Bolton sings the end title song.
- His thoughts on Fantasia 2000, particularly the parts with Steve Martin.
- "DAVID SPADE IS A LLAMA?!?!?"
- In the Brother Bear review: "DAAAH! Phil Collins, modern talk, Pinky Swear!"
- The end of his review of The Incredibles:
Doug: It's great to see Pixar finally branching out and actually working with human characters! They don't have to keep the focus on toys or machines or things that come to life! This is opening a whole new door for (Cars poster appears) *groan* Join me in the next review...
- The deadpan, Motor Mouth beginning to his review of Cars 2: "Everyone says Cars 2 sucks, it does, let's talk about it."
- "Why is it the only jokes that make me laugh in these movies are the toilet jokes? That's not a good sign."
- His first attempt to summarize Brave:
Doug: All right, so this story that seems so different and new is about a princess... gee, haven't seen that from Disney yet. But this particular one doesn't want to be a princess... gee, haven't seen that from Disney yet. But she's adventurous and free-spirited... gee, haven't seen that from Disney before! She has to be forced to marry somebody... gee, haven't seen that... from... oh, and the mother turns into a bear. Oh for God's sake, that one wasn't even a hit! Why are you ripping off stuff you already know failed?!
- He explains how everyone fell completely in love with Toy Story 3 and think it's the greatest movie ever. He thinks it's good. The response? "BOOO!"
- He admits that Cinderella sounds kind of twisted if you look at it from Prince Charming's perspective:
Doug: Hey, he found a woman strictly based on sight. Hey, he knew her for a few hours, and then he decided she's the one. Hey, all she left is a shoe, and somehow that's gonna determine which woman you're going to marry. Hey, coincidentally the shoe size can only fit one friggin' woman in the entire world, and thank God it just happened to be the one you fell in love with!
- His description of how he originally didn't think too much about Maleficent, didn't see it as a big deal, but after he thought about it more, he eventually realized...
Doug: You know what? This movie really sucks. A lot.
- His two cents on the controversy about The Princess and the Frog. When the movie was first released, people were complaining about how the movie changed how things were during the time the movie was placed. His response?
Doug: There's a fucking talking frog, I think we'll live.
- When he talks about how overplayed the songs are from Frozen, he concedes that he's one of the annoying ones who does it. He then tries to defend himself by saying he only does it in his car when nobody else is around... until it backfires when he realizes that also means he lacks the excuse that he can play it around his kids.
Doug: Okay, this is actually sounding pathetic.
- From the Belle's Magical World review:
Doug: Belle's Magical World, it sucks, I'm onto the next one, bye!
- He calls the video so terrible, the only "magical" part occurs when an Off Model Belle's eyes point in opposite directions.
- His rushed ending for the review:
- From his review of The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea:
Doug: Pat Carroll's back to do the voice [of the villain]; she could read the phone book and make it sound deliciously evil!
- In the introduction to Mulan 2, he explains that the video sounds distorted because he yelled so much that he blew out his microphone.
- The fact that, unlike the other Disneycember videos, he caps this one off not with a pun relevant to the movie's motifs, but by saying, "this movie can friggin' blow me."
- During the review of Brother Bear 2, he finds it baffling that there are officially three movies about turning into bears, despite none of them doing well, and wonders if there's some executive at Disney who wants to be a bear.
- For the month of February, Doug looks at all the Dreamworks animated movies in something he likes to call... "Dreamworks-uary".
- The announcement that he doesn't like Shrek is accompanied by the Big "NO!" from The Empire Strikes Back.
"Get the hate mail ready, get your fingers on the keyboard, here we go... I don't like Shrek."
- The opening to the Dreamworks-uary review of Shark Tale:
Will Smith fish is scary, okay? I'm just putting it out there right now. Will Smith as a fish is fucking disgusting. It's gross. I don't like looking at it. The idea that it's the main character is just fucking idiotic.
- In his review of Madagascar, he says it contrasts from The Wild, then asks which came out first.note
- After going on and on about how much he loves Kung Fu Panda 2, Doug reveals his one gripe with the movie: it came out the same weekend as The Hangover Part II.
- At Matsuricon 2011, Doug told a really funny story about how he got really badly sick, with hallucinations, fever and everything. That's not the funny bit, the funniness comes from this was it was right after "The Top 11 Mind-Fucks" and he was trying to convince Rob that the carrot was going to kill everyone.
- During the Fear and Loathing at ShadoCon sketch, Doug (as Raoul Puke) is running around with Egoraptor doing all kinds of crazy things. The whole video is funny, but there is one point near the end...
Doug: Who the fuck keeps calling me... Holy shit, it's you! I'm not even kidding, look at that. You're calling me somehow!Doug: (on his phone) Hello?Ego: (pulls out his phone) ...where are you?Doug: I'm right in front of you.Ego: Oh my god.Both: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHH!!!
- (They both run around screaming, Ego runs straight into a wall).
- The Nostalgia Critic returns to review Breaking Dawn Part 2.
"How many of you have seen the Twilight movies?" (several reply in the affirmative) "GET OUT!!!!! YOU DO NOT DESERVE TO BE IN THE SAME ROOM AS NORMAL, BREATHING PEOPLE!!!"
- His twist on the Ice Bucket challenge being to pour a bucket full of the Cool as Ice soundtrack album over his head.
- When Chester A. Bum starts his Transformers: Age Of Extinction review, the Nostalgia Critic breaks in and whacks him with a baseball bat.
- In the Hocus Pocus DVD bloopers, Doug, not being used to long nails, getting wig hair caught in one of them and Beth/Tamara having to help him out.
- Tamara's How To Not Eat Ice Cream video. Especially when she bites into the onion and looks like she regrets all her life choices.
- In Hyper's Q&A video, after receiving the first question "How do you balance work and family?", the plush toy of Hyper randomly falls from her desk, Hyper looks distraught and answers, "Apparently not well."
Tamara's Never Seen
- Return to Oz:
- Tamara's stunned and horrified reactions.
- The Tempting Fate at the beginning, with her saying it'd be fun and cheerily eating popcorn, but cut to her holding her food in terror.
- She calls the movie "a horrifying mix of The Twilight Zone and The Waltons".
- While she's talking about Dorothy seeming to age in reverse, she gets distracted by Fairuza Balk's amazing hair.
- While she's terrified of Mrs Wilson, she has to keep pointing out that her black dress is amazing.
- She loves Belina the chicken, saying she's better than all the other famous chickens, but then she realizes she can't think of any.
- Her description of the Wheelers: "they're like loud flamboyant Slender Mans on rollerskates!"
- Admitting her mom didn't even let her watch Rugrats as a kid, so this movie would have scared her to death.
- At the end, she says she can't imagine watching this as a kid, and then has a Eureka Moment of that being the reason why Doug and Rob are so messed up.
- Jurassic Park:
- Her adorably bad Perverse Sexual Lust-tinged impression of Jeff Goldblum.
- The Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick as to why she loves Hammond, complete with Twitchy Eye when she says he shows how much an old white man can get away with.
- Drinking her alcohol in embarrassment after admitting she's never seen the original movie, and has only watched the third.
- Her first response to the movie (other than it was awesome) was to be pleased she finally got the Alan joke from the Critic review.
- Telling the snarky random kid to zip it because "a six foot turkey would be terrifying".
- Her cat Ike keeps wandering in, much to her irritation, and she tells him at one point she'll destroy him.
- Going on a tangent about staying in the tree, ending it with "me and the tree are dating".
- Her impression of a vegan dinosaur, it's like a Valley Girl yuppie mom with a few dino screeches.
- She's confused about how a mosquito could eat through a dinosaur's skin, and says that a mosquito could eat her skin, "because it's soft". The facial expression makes it funnier.
- The Secret of NIMH:
- She opens the review like most reviews, but then discovers some hair is out of place.
Tamara: [starting again] Hi I'm Tamara Chambers and I fixed my hair!
- Her cat Wendy comes in because according to human-mommy, "she's jealous, she wants to be the new star".
- She loves Timmy, and promises to flip the fuck out if he dies. She doesn't know what she'll flip, but she'll flip something. Then she flips some string cheese.
- Ike comes in again, and she's like "see what the internet can do? We're best friends and I won't push you out of frame at all" while stroking him.
- Admitting that her best friend in sixth grade was a pet rat called Yoghurt.
- She opens the review like most reviews, but then discovers some hair is out of place.
- The Goonies:
- The Dark Crystal:
- One of her cats starts walking across the windowsill, looks skittish and then runs off, while Tamara doesn't notice.
- Apologizing to her dad for swearing so much, then shouting about how fucking awkward Jen is, and then saying sorry to her dad again.
- Wanting to show how disgusting the skeksis eat, she dips her whole face and side-bangs into a bowl of water.
- The fact that she can only get Ike over (when she's imitating singing to get animals to help) is by tempting him with string cheese.
- When the film says Jen's pipe didn't give him comfort, she assumes it's the wrong kind of pipe.
- The Fifth Element:
- Her great thirst for both Milla Jovovich and Bruce Willis.
- She asks Taylor Swift to dye her hair orange and dress up like Leeloo in a video. Granted, she's done similar in "Bad Blood", but the true Leeloo reference was in the form of another artist in a cameo.
- It says in her notes to do the "brushing money" meme, but all she has is a one dollar bill and some pennies that scares her cat when she throws them on the floor.
- All the takes with her in the beard.
Tamara: I'll make it funny.
- Because they were both eating chicken at the same time, she feels a kindred spirit with Leeloo, and now they're best friends… or dating.
- "I guess Klingon is made up too… no it's not it's real goddamnit."
- At the end, she puts the Gandalf beard on her kitty, who almost instantly paws it off.
- The Fly:
- Like her first episode with Return to Oz, she thinks The Fly won't be as bad and is proven horribly wrong. She then brings up a load of comments and angrily asks why they wanted her to watch it.
- Then she brings up a comment like "don't focus on her boobs or that she hasn't seen the film, focus on the cats" and makes a scrunched up Damned by Faint Praise face.
- There's an unintentional Running Gag of car alarms going off, and instead of getting irritated or editing the video, she puts a graphic of a car going across the screen for the duration of the alarm, and once, when it stops and immediately comes back on, the car backs up onto the screen again after having just left. After a few of these, she goes offscreen and comes back with a knife, having "dealt" with them, and later realizes it's not the best idea to have a knife on her sofa.
- When Tamara is weirded out by the boss turning up in Veronica's shower, Doug randomly appears as a voice cameo in her shower, and when she's disturbed, he says it was either her shower or Malcolm's. What makes it better is she complains he's so predictable and why is she even surprised.
- She spoof aesops that you shouldn't flirt with pretty girls cos they'll ruin your life. Cue Hair Flip.
- Developing a crush on Geena Davis and volunteering to be her girlfriend.
- Back to the Future:
- At the start, she apologizes for her hair, saying is it dreadlocks or did she run out of conditioner, it's a mystery.
- Obviously she loves the film, saying it blew her out of the way, and then she does her sotto aside comment thing and goes "pretty sure that's not the saying Tamara".
- When calling out the "fake geek girlers", she sarcasms that she didn't have a childhood before saying hi to her parents.
- When Marty trashes everything, she admits she has a big fear of getting into trouble, and if she were Marty she would have just cried and left.
- Her immediate reaction to Biff: "Biff can jump off a cliff."
- Her attraction to Marty immediately dying when he kisses his mom.
- Back to the Future Part III
- Her mourning the first attempt at the review because her mike was off. And then back to happy.
- Asking Ike if he would lie on her grave if she died.
Tamara: I'll take that silence as a yes.
- Her "love counter" malfunctioning.
- Talking about how she doesn't give a toss about fake geek accusations in the comments, but she'd gone to a BTTF panel recently and genuinely felt bad.
- She has Star Wars shot glasses.
- When she summarizes Doc Brown getting chased by a bear, she deadpans "that's the first time I've ever had to say that sentence".
- The Imagine Spot with old Tamara (plus beard) finishing The Land Before Time (and yes she has seen all the movies) and then deciding to watch anime.
- Young Frankenstein:
- She starts off the review with really bright blue lipstick, and decides a couple minutes in that it's too much and wipes it off with her notes. Then she has trouble reading them because of the lipstick smears. Also after she takes her lipstick off, she randomly vogues as the screen changes color.
- The "Hilarious" counter, which goes off at least twice a minute, to show exactly how funny she thought the movie was.
- She wonders if she has a lever in her bookshelf and can only find a book of bisexual erotica which she's embarrassed about, but takes away for reading later.
- She decides she wants a night gown, but the closet thing she has is a Fallout onesie.
- The monster's reaction to being called handsome is her reaction to being called pretty; a wary groan.
- Blazing Saddles:
- Starting off her review bemoaning that she only managed to get one good eyebrow.
- Admitting that she's seen far more of The Land Before Time than she cares to admit.
- Reassuring that she won't bring the "hilarious" counter back from the last review.
- Loving the fact that white people were being made fun of in the seventies, because she thought that was (rightfully) only happening now.
- She wants to remake the early pillaging scene with all the Channel Awesome people.
- When she says that she's really bad at retaining names, balls appear on the screen and she goes "ooh pretty colors!"
- The Evil Dead (1981):
- Her PSA to "not bury your friends" because they'll just come back as demons and you're wasting time.
- She wants a cottage in Colarado and a private jet to take her to Chicago for work. "That's not too much to ask for right?"
- Destroying her wall via pen stabs over the tree-rape scene (complete with scrawl of "I HATE TREE RAPE") and subsequently revealing that she's moving and her building is going to be destroyed, so she was allowed to vandalize any way she wanted.
- Like an earlier episode, Wendy sneaks around and Tamara doesn't notice. Then there's a cut and she's gone.
- Mocking the bad acting of the female cast members, pointing out how they just grab their hair and scream when they're meant to be scared.
- Evil Dead 2:
- When she mentions the moose head in the film, the moose head behind her randomly moves.
- She rants about replacing the chainsaw with a gun, and asks the mounted moose head if that makes sense.
- Trying to do the Hair Flip, but because her hair is in plaits, she calls it "hair clumps" instead.
- Army of Darkness:
- Her new slogan is "I'm Tamara Chambers and I feel nothing".
- Awesome too, but doing a Hair Flip when the working chainsaw suddenly slots onto her hand.
- The Exorcist:
- Her passive aggressive (but very true, as people with chronic illness attested to in comments) snark at doctors of course knowing everything.
- Malcolm's cameo at the end of the review, with Tamara asking him to do hair flips, say love a lot and bring at least two cats. He also says she better repay the favor by giving him good behind the scenes footage.
- The Blair Witch Project:
- Malcolm doing what he promised in the last episode and trying to do hair flips with Tamara.
- Tamara imitating the original's poster, but instead of being scared she just didn't find it all that great. And then Malcolm does the same thing with the reboot, going into hysterics about how confusing it is.
- Stating that her way of flirting consists of no physical activity or sport at all.
- Not being able to relate to the wild teen party at the beginning, as she was a theater nerd.
- After hearing the rules for the gremlins, she impersonates a rich housewife who demands the blinds be closed or she'll wrinkle.
- She wants a pet rat called Cheryl.
- Die Hard:
- She wonders what Jesus's middle name is, and one of her examples for what it might be is "Hoover".
- She has an "oh no" counter because the film stresses her out so much.
- In Home Alone, Tamara and Jim doing a joint Hair Flip. (Christmas hat flip in Jim's case.)
- Pulp Fiction
- She's so grossed out by the pawn shop scene that she literally purrs in disgust.
- Talking about her giant crush on Uma Thurman.
- Saving Private Ryan:
- After a long series of bleeped out "fuck"s, she apologizes to Walter for having to edit it.
- When Tom Hanks gets shot, she lets off a series of "no"s, including a super flompy childish one.
- The Meteor Man:
- Walter keeps calling because he wants the girls to enjoy the film as much as he did.
- Tamara's ringtone is the "meow meow" theme.
- Ferris Bueller's Day Off:
- Being sick, she swaps the opening line. "Hi I'm Tamara's Never Seen and this is Tamara Chambers".
- After a bad cough, she says how she regrets putting on make-up to try and look pretty.
- Admitting she had a crush on Matthew Broderick when he was Inspector Gadget.
- She starts out pulling pens out of her hair, and then flomps, saying no physical skits because she's too sick.
- She makes a Key and Peele reference, and then goes on a sarcastic rant about anyone who didn't get it, mocking people offended that she hasn't seen some movies.
- In Groundhog Day, asking Ike what he thought of the movie and having a conversation with him. Remember that Ike is her cat.
- Her representation of the Gratuitous Russian in John Wick is repeating the word "Russian" over and over.
- Big Trouble in Little China:
- Tamara asks Doug if he wanna see that movie. Doug’s response?:
- Tamara tells Doug they have to do a Hair Flip, and seeing as how he has far less hair than her, he does a beard flip instead.
- In Beetlejuice, when praising Danny Elfman, her reference picture is Doug-Elfman in the Alice in Wonderland (2010) review.
- On Heathers:
- "Okay...[laughs] why didn't any of you guys tell me this movie is about killing people?"
- Tamara wants to spend her last days on Earth with a bunch of dogs and cats because they don't care that she hasn't seen popular movies.
Tamara: [shows a picture of a chihuahua with a wry smile] Except for Gerald. Gerald's a dick.
Tamara Just Saw
- John Wick: Chapter 2
- The sun suddenly shines on her and she's not used to it (because usually films at night) so hisses like a vampire.
- Tamara discovering the hotness of Ruby Rose.
- It would be tempting to say "all of it", but that's no fun. Some highlights include:
- One guy saying that Lord of the Rings is a rip-off of Harry Potter
- Malcolm as a whiny nerd with a nasally voice whining about how Chatmin doesn't play Goku, only for the Critic to send him a video of a baby, since he needs someone who speaks his language.
- Malcolm ranting on about puberty (for some reason) while Rachel tells him how smart he is.
- Malcolm ranting about how he hates Microsoft and Sony and how Linux and Glee are good but screw them.