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This is a "Wild Mass Guess" entry, where we pull out all the sanity stops on theorizing. The regular entry on this topic is elsewhere. Please see this programme note.
Stuart Ashen
Interactive E.T. drove Ashens insane.
What he did at the end of the episode didn't torment it - he actually freed it from its mortal coil, dooming us all.

What Vinnie Vole's Existential Nightmare was about.
When you start the game, you control Vinnie and move him around the room. He sees that the room is completely sealed, and there's nothing in the room to help him get out. He then loses faith in the systems that he would have normally blindly trusted: that the game has a solution and that the player can move him to safety with enough skill. He runs around the room wildly, but realizes that there's no point: if he keeps running around the player will think the game is broken and turn it off, killing him. He curls up in the corner, then concludes that it's Better to Die Than Be Killed and shoots himself. Unfortunately, every time you turn the game on, you bring him back to life before his realization, forcing him to relive the same moments over and over again.

In a future video: Stuart will review a Gizmondo.
Being an obscure handheld console that was a commercial failure, was critically panned, and was mostly sold in Europe; this would be perfect for an Ashen video.

Stuart is the reason why the Chef Excellence bags were replaced with Max Hoffman bags.
The Chef Excellence bags and the Max Hoffman bags were made by the same company. After Stuart mocked the Chef Excellence bags and questioned why the "stay-fresh" bags sold in the US had a real celebrity endorsement while the UK just got a fictional chef; the company ceased production of the Chef Excellence bags and devised Max Hoffman to cash in on the popular TV chefs (like Gordon Ramsay) but they couldn't afford a real one.
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