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Behind The Scenes
- During the behind the scenes of the Alice in Wonderland 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!"
- 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.
- 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.
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 Childs 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.
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!"
- 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.
- 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:
"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."
- His first attempt to summarize Brave:
"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:
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...
"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?
"There's a fucking talking frog, I think we'll live."
- 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."
- His insistence on referring to the Shark Tale characters as (Actor) (Species) (ex. "Will Smith Fish", "Jack Black Shark", etc.).
- "What do kids like today? Well, they like Fish and they like Will Smith. Throw that together, mix in some pop culture references and shit, and you have...SHIT!"
- 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.