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Funny: The Nostalgia Critic

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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.

    Commentaries 
  • The Star Wars Holiday Special Commentary
    • "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...
    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.
    Rob: With the greatest performance by Jeff Daniels ever.
    They both howl like Jeff Daniels
    • Their discussion of Santa Christ.
    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
    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.
    • 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.
    Doug: My fake laugh actually sounds better than her fake laugh!
    • 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?"
  • 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.
    • "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 (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!
    Rob: NOOO!!
    • 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.
    • At the beginning of the commentary. Doug and Rob have a bit of an argument and at one point, Doug tells Rob to leave...
    Rob: (Beat) Do you really want me to leave?
    Doug: I...n-no.
    Rob: That's what I thought.
  • 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's explanation for how he made it possible for the Critic to perform the skit that pokes fun at the shoe-sniffing joke.
    Rob: Honey? Can I borrow your shoe?
    Rob's Now-Wife: .... Why?
    Rob: .... because Doug needs to sniff it?
    Rob's Now-Wife: ...Explain?
    • 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.
    • 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: [as Zordon] Mommy! Daddy! I am hungry!
  • For The Shining, Doug's dad is brought along, and the few times he speaks are mostly insults. Doug is soon regretting bringing him in.
  • 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.

     DVD reviews 
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.

Blues Brothers the Video Game

Reefer Madness

Doomsday Machine

The Making of A Nostalgia Critic Episode
  • 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!

Kickassia
  • 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.

Suburban Knights
  • 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.

To Boldly Flee
  • 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).

Paranoia
  • 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.

     Disneycember 
  • 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 working with human characters! ... 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 that already 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!

     Dreamworks-uary 
  • 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.).
  • 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.

     Misc. 
  • 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 Shado Con 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!!!
  • 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!!!"
  • The Review Must Go On
    Tacoma: ... Is Quinn the refrigerator?
    Donnie: No he is not the refrigera—QUINN!!!
    Brad: The Nostalgia Critic? Who the fuck is that?! When are you going to bring back Melvin?

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