Steven Heck: Operation Turbo Panther is a go!
Mike Thorton: Operation....Turbo Panther?
Steven Heck: Oh, yeah. I name all the operations that go down in Taipei, even the ones that aren't mine. Operation Latex Turtle, Operation Angry Bees, Operation AAAAAHHHH-YOOOOOOOW! Heh. That was a good one.
Someone please explain this one to me. Philly Flasher? Like Philadelphia? What's Philadelphia make you think of? Ben Franklin, the Liberty Bell, Rocky, cheese steaks, a witch shooting milk out her tits? Well it's no doubt that the game could take place in any city, and the title's only phonetic. It might as well be Chicago Shitfucker or Dallas Dickkicker.
— The Angry Video Game Nerd commenting on Atari porn.
Well, the truth is that Dan couldn't think of a title that would fit the comic, so he tossed the words 'El Goonish' in front of his last name.
— Sarah on how El Goonish Shive got its name.