Why pretend and cry, for something that might have been?
No I'd rather have nothing at all.
— Frank Sinatra, All or Nothing At All
Of all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these: "It might have been."
— John Greenleaf Whittier
"Numerous cruises get canceled each year because there's not enough interest, including a horror cruise that would have included Alice Cooper, Candyman, Kane "Jason" Hodder, and director of John Dies at the End Don Coscarelli. That cruise didn't sell enough tickets, but Paula Deen is booked through 2014. What a sick world we live in."
Jay: James Cameron was putting together a script for a fifth Alien movie that Sigourney Weaver was attached to be in, and Ridley Scott was interested in directing, and then...
Rich: (groans) Oh no.
Jay: ...Freddy vs. Jason was a big hit...
Rich: Oh nooo!
Jay: ...and then 20th Century Fox decided they were going to abandon the James Cameron/Ridley Scott movie...
Rich: Oh NOOO!
Jay: ...and slap together Alien vs. Predator. This movie had a two-month shoot and four-month post-production, and then it was quickly rushed out into theaters.
Rich: That is the most depressing thing I've ever heard! I was ambivalent about this movie; now I hate it!
—Half In The Bag, Alien Vs. Predator rifftrack
"You know, I'd give good money if this version of the movie could be erased, and I could see the original concept; From what I've heard, it was supposed to be much darker, and Data was supposed to be killed off, by Picard himself. Granted, that would have made it an even bigger T2 ripoff, but at least we'd be spared the pain that is soon to come."
"I heard a rumor one time that Edward James Olmos was considered as a Captain for Voyager. I'm almost certain that's not true, but it does raise an interesting question of what Commander Adama of Battlestar Galactica would have done in Janeway's place. Well first, I think it's pretty damn obvious we'd see a lot more of Neelix being bludgeoned with a flashlight."
"The thought of WWF vs. WCW was something that fans had wanted since the two companies became the standard bearers for the wrestling industry in North America. Fans would debate who would win a world title showdown between Goldberg and The Rock... Perhaps it was because Vince (MacMahon) never really wanted to acknowledge that WCW was on equal ground with his own creation. He had, after all, refused to even acknowledge their existence on WWF television until the late 1990s, when Nitro was beating Raw's ass in the ratings. They were the only wrestling company to successfully compete with him, and not only that, beat him at his own game. It was a humiliation that a man of Vince’s fragile ego seemed unable to endure. Therefore, it probably shouldn’t have come as much of a shock that when he finally got the chance to pit the two companies “against” each other, that he had the WWF side completely annihilate WCW."
"Originally, Joel Soisson, the writer of [Highlander] Endgame, wrote the script. Not surprisingly, it sucked. He got dropped from the project, and Peter Briggs, the screenwriter for Hellboy, came in. In preparation for the project, Briggs actually did research and listened to fans, rewatching all of the movies and the TV series and signing up on the official Highlander message boards under an alias so he could figure out what fans wanted. With someone so dedicated to making a quality film, it’s not surprising that he got kicked off the project. Can’t have quality and a respect for the source material in this franchise, no sirree. His replacement was Stephen Kelvin Watkins, a guy who had never written a professional screenplay before and who I assume was hired because he came on the cheap."
Question: WHY DIDN'T YOU GET TEAMFOURSTAR TO VOICE THIS?
Answer: They didn't return my messages.
—Newgrounds FAQ for Ducktalez episode 7