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Nintendo Week
Weekly Infomercial available for viewing on the Wii's Nintendo Channel service. Running between nine and fifteen minutes, it interspersed comedy skits with product plugs for the latest releases on the Wii, Nintendo DS, and Virtual Console.

It eventually ended on March 29, 2012, and was subsequently replaced by Nintendo Update.

Characters:

  • Alison: The female presenter. White female 20-something. February 2, 2012 was her last show.
  • Gary: The male presenter. White male 20-something. Stayed through to the end (see above).
  • Dark Gary: Gary's Evil Twin and resident Harmless Villain. His acts of infamy usually revolved around stealing Alison's lunch from the fridge.
  • Dark Alison: Alison's Evil Twin. Rarely got airtime.
  • Plus a generic wizard, a zombie, a ninja, and a guy in a chicken suit.

This show provides examples of:

  • Catch Phrase: Whenever Dark Gary's around.
    • Alison: "Oh, Dark Gary!"
    • Dark Gary: "Whatever, Bro."
  • Chair Reveal: The January 12, 2012 show, with Dark Gary.
  • The Danza: Alison Whitney. It's still unknown in Gary's case though.
  • Defictionalization: Gary and Dark Gary posted their own Flipnotes, both of which have been seen on the show.
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: On October 6, 2011, Dark Gary slipped and accidentally said "I love you, Alison".
  • Evil Twin: Dark Gary and Dark Alison.
  • Flat "What.": The January 31, 2011 show, about the (faulty) time machine the two bought which may or may not make the fabric of time fold onto itself if used, and...
    Alison: I lost the receipt.
    Gary: What.
  • Good Angel, Bad Angel: On January 11, 2010, Alison and Dark Alison made a pair of shoulder angels.
  • How We Got Here: The plot of the May 3, 2010 show.
  • Infomercial: Obviously.
  • Old Shame: Probably the biggest Funny Moments episode (although YMMV), the March 1, 2011 show was taken down from the archives.
  • Shout-Out: On April 12, 2011, their teacher has them get up on his desk and makes a speech, culminating in shouts of "Carpe play 'em"! This calls back to Dead Poets Society, in which Robin Williams did the same for his class (only his phrase was "Carpe diem").
  • Spoof Aesop: "Hey, kids, what did we learn today?" "Video games are fun!" "And don't forget to eat food."
  • Platonic Life Partners: Gary and Alison (in-show) go way, way back doing everything together.
  • Record Needle Scratch: Dark Gary impersonates Gary at the end of his debut episode. The music stops abruptly and Alison turns to him when he says "bros" (his trademark).
  • Wiki Rule: Yep.

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