Web Video / Smosh Games


Smosh Games is a YouTube channel, a spinoff from the popular Smosh in which Ian and Anthony, plus former base-breaker Mari, three gaming buddies from Clevver Games (Sohinki, Lasercorn, and Jovenshire, and two later recruits (Wes and Flitz) do hilarious Let's Play videos of a wide variety of video games, and also compete with each other in "Game Bang" vids where the losers have to suffer some kind of Cool and Unusual Punishment, among over types of videos.

The current show schedule is as follows:
  • Monday:
    • Maricraft: Mari and friends playing Minecraft.
  • Tuesday:
    • Honest Game Trailers: A spin-off of Honest Trailers that's basically the same thing but with video games.
  • Wednesday:
    • Press Start: The crew play a game voted on by the fans.
  • Thursday:
    • Reality Shift: The crew play a game in virtual reality.
  • Friday:
    • Smosh Game Bang: A show where Mari, Sohinki, Lasercorn, Jovenshire, Wes, and Flitz(previously featuring Ian and Anthony) battle each other in different games, with the loser(s) receiving a punishment corresponding to the game being played.
  • Saturday:
    • Cell Outs: The crew plays various mobile games and then do outrageous real-life challenges that relate to the game they were playing.
  • Sunday:
    • Board AF: The crew plays various board games, sometimes bringing in special guests.

    Cancelled Shows 
Some other show series that the channel used to host, but for one reason or the other, got cancelled, includes:
  • Super Mari Fun Time: Mari plays an XBOX game, sometimes bringing along another Smosh Games member, and rating them at the end of the video.
  • Why We're Single: Joven, Sohinki and Lasercorn (and sometimes Flitz) discuss various topics about video games that have influenced their personal lives in some ways.
  • Backseat Gaming: Two people play a single-player game. The one who's not playing gives instructions to the one who's on the controls, which the latter must follow. When they get fed up, they switch.
  • Dope! or Nope: Joven, Sohinki and Lasercorn tries out a game they've never played before, then points out the elements they like (dope) and stuffs they don't like (nope) as they unravel the game's mechanics.
  • Cage Match: Joven, Sohinki and Lasercorn compete in a 1 vs. 1 challenge, and the loser must face a random punishment (selected by a spinning wheel).
  • Smosh SMASH: The crew plays Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with certain conditions and challenges requested by fans via a wheel.
  • Gametime With Smosh Games: A Let's Play, originally just Anthony and Ian but later featuring 2 or 3 random crew members.
  • I Have A Raging Bonus: The behind-the-scenes series which show off deleted scenes or outtakes from certain videos, interviews with guests, and the like.
  • Friendly Fire: the crew work together in a multiplayer game.
  • Grand Theft Smosh: The crew play Grand Theft Auto Online.

Now has a Character Sheet.

Smosh Games' videos demonstrates examples of:

  • Aerith and Bob: Sohinki, Lasercorn, Jovenshire, Flitz on one end; Ian, Anthony, Mari and Wes on the other. Justified since Flitz, Joven and Lasercorn are nicknames, and Sohinki uses his last name. The others simply go by their first names.
  • April Fools' Day: On an episode of Why We're Single focusing on best Minecraft creations, Sohinki and Jovenshire confess that they have girlfriends and can no longer do the show. It turns out that the girls were their old colleagues from Clevver TV and that they were going to talk about sidescrollers instead.
  • Artifact Title: Joven, Sohinki and Lasercorn hosted a series called "Why We're Single" from 2012 to 2014, but then Lasercorn got married, and Joven found himself a girlfriend, making Sohinki the only truly single member of the show. This was lampshaded in the "Games That Made Us Smarterer" video opening.
    Joven: Welcome to this week's Why We're Single, which is actually a true Why We're Single, because Lasercorn's not here. He's engaged, not single... That bastard left us here alone.
  • Ascended Extra:
    • Wes and Flitz were recurring guests on the channel before becoming full-time members in September 2014.
    • The SGA Live show (where the Smosh Games crew live-stream themselves to interact with the viewers while playing a random video game) was retitled to Quiplash Live after due to the overwhelmingly positive response towards seeing the crew playing that particular game.
  • Asian Drivers:
    • Mari plays this hilariously straight during the Mario Kart 64 "Game Bang", marking the first time she's finished dead last in a Game Bang. Lampshaded when she's given the in-game achievements "Fulfill a Stereotype" and "Continue the Stereotype."
    • Played with when a female Asian civilian runs over Sohinki in the GTA IV Backseat Gaming episode.
  • Banana Peel: The punishment for losing the Mario Kart 64 "Game Bang" is to walk over a banana peel and slip off it.
  • Battle Rapping: In the "Epic Smosh Rap Battle" episode, the two bottom scorers for the Def Jam Rapstar must have an impromptu rap battle against each other.
  • Bittersweet Ending: In Journey To Joven's Shire, Mari and Wes lost their ship and were trapped on an island, Sohinki was lost on the map and they were all trapped on an island but they did manage to find a safe place and presumably plan to find Joven and Flitz in the next episode.
  • Blood Knight: Lasercorn is the physical embodiment of this trope. According to Sohinki in the zombie plan video, Lasercorn is more or less the ultimate weapon in a survival situation simply because he's a blood thirsty maniac.
  • Beat Them at Their Own Game: Joven often ends up losing in games where he claims to be good at (Halo, for example.) Then again, Joven generally ends up losing at everything.
  • Big "NO!": Anthony gets one during the Surgeon Simulator 2013 Game Bang, as he knocks the hammer off the table almost immediately upon starting.
  • Black Dude Dies First:
    • Discussed when Lasercorn and Sohinki play Slender: The Arrival, where they said that the best way to die in a horror setting is to be black.
    • The trope shows up again in the Pedobear Maze of Doom challenge, where the bears keep going after Flitz, who then complained that the bears are racist because of this.
  • Blazing Inferno Hellfire Sauce: One two occasions, the Smosh Games crew (and some guests) have attempted to eat Naga Viper Chilis, with various results. Sohinki barely flinched, while Jovenshire was reduced to whimpering. Mari's reaction was somewhere in between.
  • Boss Battle: One of the first few shows on the channel was Boss Fight of the Week, which as the name implied, had Sohinki, Lasercorn and Jovenshire taking on different bosses as requested by fans; some of whom included Alduin, Albert Wesker, General Raam, The Taurus Demon and Tabuu. After the battle against Mundus, the team has replaced the show with Smosh Games Vs. (where the trio compete with fans online), citing a lack of new bosses to fight. However, they have stated that they will fight newer and more interesting bosses when they may come out.
  • The Cameo:
    • Matthew Mercer (aka Leon Kennedy) in the second Gamer Nation episode, which focused on horror games, as well as in a Raging Bonus interview with Jovenshire.
    • PewDiePie in two Gametime with Smosh episodes, and an episode of Backseat Gaming alongside Sohinki. This came out of the Smosh duo appearing in one of his GTA IV multiplayer videos.
    • Jason Mewes (AKA Jay from The View Askewniverse) plays Call of Duty: Black Ops II with Sohinki in one episode of Backseat Gaming.
    • Anthony in the Dead Island Backseat Gaming, and Mari in the Castle Crashers Boss Fight of The Week.
    • JWittz playing Super Smash Bros Brawl.
    • Shigeru Miyamoto himself played Mario Kart 8 with the Smosh Games Crew
  • Cluster Bleep-Bomb:
    • At the beginning of the Gamer Nation episode "Blaming Video Games For Violence", Jovenshire does the introduction:
      Joven: What's up everybody and welcome to Gamer Nation this week, where we're talking about f-(four straight seconds of bleeps, with Joven barely heard starting and ending swear words in between), all those controversial things in video games and what makes video games actually controversial; our editor's gonna LOVE that!
      Sohinki: You think you're SO clever.
    • Anthony lets out another example during the Sonic the Fighters Game Bang.
  • Color-Coded Characters: Each member of the crew has a color to represent them: pink for Mari, orange for Anthony, yellow for Lasercorn, green for Sohinki, blue for Ian, and purple for Jovenshire.
  • Comically Small Bribe: Smosh acquired Clevver Games for $7.00 and a bag of fruit snacks. The bag of fruit snacks was not only open but proved to contain shards of metal, which Lasercorn happily devoured regardless.
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: In every Game Bang challenges, the people who perform the worst are subject to many weird punishments, such as being forced to cross-dress, made to walk over a field of mouse traps, being forced to eat play-doh, etc.
  • Cue the Flying Pigs: The day Jovenshire won his first "Game Bang".
    Ian: Joven winning at something? What is this!?
    Lasercorn: Up is down, black is white - where am I!?
  • Demoted to Extra: Ian and Anthony has been appearing less and less frequently in the Gaming channel, and their place in Game Bangs has mostly been replaced by Wes and Flitz.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: While playing Halo 4, Anthony and Ian can't stop staring at Cortana's breasts during cutscenes.
  • Downer Ending: In Board AF Zombicide, after two parts of gathering equipment and weapons that can kills the biggest threat, their last part features Flitz and Mari dying fairly early, and then the rest of the crew being killed in the end as the zombies corner and devour them.
  • Enemy Mine: In a lot of competitive videos, the whole group is would frequently team up to stop Sohinki from winning or placing first all the time.
    • Mari and Lasercorn form one during the third tournament of the SSB Brawl Game Bang to put a stop to Sohinki's winning streak. It works, and Anthony ends up winning the third "hammer" instead of Sohinki.
    • In the first Game Beast Game Bang they played, all the players immediately decided to gang up on Sohinki, even saving each other from falling to their deaths before Sohinki is eliminated.
      Antony: Lasercorn! Help your team mate!
      Sohinki: There's no teams! What's going on?!
  • Epic Fail:
    • Pretty much anything Mari does with grenades in Halo: Reach in Game Bang.
    • Ian and Anthony, while playing Happy Wheels, get annoyed at someone who created a "Smosh Quiz" level with most of the answers wrong (for example, one question asked if Smosh's first video was Pokemon or Mortal Kombat, when it was Power Rangers).
    • Several moments of the Grand Theft Auto IV Backseat Gaming episode are full of this.
    • The Call of Duty Black Ops 2 episode is, as Ian puts it, "This might as well be called: Call of Duty: Really confused noobs."
    • Olivia won the Trophy of Epic Fail in the Smosh Summer Games for barely achieving any points in her basketball challenge, and sealing her team's lost when she took far too long to complete one loop of Mario Kart in the brain freeze challenge.
  • Everyone Has Standards: The Red Dead Redemption episode of Backseat Gaming ended with Lasercorn leaving in disgust after Jovenshire had him hogtie a woman and leave her to die on the train tracks. Even Jovenshire thought this was too dark, so he had Lasercorn pick up the woman before the train arrived... and had him dump her in a river instead.
  • Everything's Cuter with Kittens: In one Gametime with Smosh, Ian and Anthony play Kinectimals. Despite laughing at the cheesy, oversaturated graphics and frightening lemur mascot, they're soon cooing over the black panther cub they've adopted.
  • Fan Disservice: Anthony in a bikini, Jovenshire wearing a bra, the two of them dancing to the Star Wars parody song "Princess in a Battle" after losing the ''Dancing With the Star Wars' "Game Bang".
  • Five Man Band - in Maricraft
  • Food Fight:
    • The Real Life Food Battle bonus video began with Mari, Sohinki, Lasercorn and Joven preparing a spread for Thanksgiving, and ended with the crew throwing all the food at each other when Joven decided to play his mobile game instead of helping with the preparation.
    • In the Clash Of Kings Catapult Cell Outs video, the group battle each other by catapulting cakes, pies and muffins as ammos.
  • For Great Justice: Knife Man Guy and Riot Shield Man's reason for doing what they do. Which is killing people with knives and bashing evil-doers to death with a riot shield, respectively.
  • Gratuitous Japanese: Mari often exclaim in Japanese whenever she gets excited or is in trouble. Understandable, since that is her first language. But then the other guys try to do the same, just because they could, with varying degree of success.
  • Groin Attack:
    • No balls are safe from Lasercorn. Two of his most egregious examples include only shooting zombies in the groin during the Resident Evil 6 Game Bang, and demonstrating the point-shooting mechanic in his review of Hitman: Absolution by painting a guard's crotch twenty times and proceeding to unload a full magazine of rounds into the poor guy's balls. He also insisted on having Sohinki shoot flaming crossbow bolts at enemies' crotches during their Dishonored Backseat Gaming session.
    • In the Mario Tennis episode of Game Bang, when Sohinki is throwing a tennis ball at Jovenshire and Ian for part of their loser punishment, he almost gets one on Joven. Then, a minute later, he jumps in and takes a second shot, which successfully hits Joven in the intended area.
    • Anthony, Ian and Lasercorn effected by a triple from Mari in a jousting competition with Sohinki during the Star Wahls Game Bang, Joven being spared by standing furthest away
  • Hello, Nurse!: Ever since Courtney made an appearance on the channel she gained alot of attention from the male audience and when she appeared on Grand Theft Smosh Wes, Sohinki and Lasercorn challenged each other to see who best impresses her on a date.
  • Humiliating Wager: Most of the forfeits in Game Bang and other shows.
  • Insistent Terminology:
    • Instead of referring to Sohinki's complaints as whining, the gang has now coined it as Sohinkism.
    • In one episode of Grand Theft Smosh, Joven suggests they all steal fighter jets and be The Blue Angels. Lasercorn, Wes and Sohinki mishear this as Charlie's Angels. The frustration causes Joven to go Super Saiyan.
  • Insult to Rocks: Inverted. During the dance battle of the Winter Games, Lasercorn did some wild gestures that was completely out of sync to what he's actually supposed to be dancing. Anthony made fun his moves by waving his hands around, and Ian told him it had too much finesse.
  • Intentionally Awkward Title: "Game Bang" and "I Have a Raging Bonus."
  • Knife Nut: The aptly named "Knife Man Guy," who's finally made the jump from Clevver Games to Smosh Games.
  • Kubrick Stare: Lasercorn's "laser stare."
    Joven: You keep those creepy eyes away from me and keep them on the screen.
  • Large Ham: Ian, Anthony, and Lasercorn, particularly in Game Bang. Everyone gets shots at this depending on the show.
  • Let's Play: Gametime with Smosh. Super Mari Fun Time is a variant that focuses on Xbox Live exclusives.
  • Medal of Dishonor:
    • The Game Bang episodes unlocks "Achievements" whenever someone committed a spectacularly bad failure, such as Anthony getting caught almost immediately during his second run of "Mario Mud Tackling", or Mari fulfilling the Asian Drivers stereotype by her abysmal performance in a Mario Kart game.
    • The "Least Valuable Player" and "Greatest Epic Fail" trophies that were distributed at the finale of the Smosh Season games.
  • Never Live It Down: Inverted and in-universe; in Game Bang, Anthony doesn't let the others forget how they didn't tell him about the time crystal in Resident Evil 6, pointing it out whenever somebody else finds it.
  • Never Trust a Trailer:
    • The promo for the channel that went on Clevver Games depicted Jovenshire as being the Only Sane Man — while Sohinki and Lasercorn agree to work for Smosh Games for seven dollars and some (adulterated) fruit snacks, Joven just sits on the side and shakes his head.
    • The promo for Smosh's channel showed Jovenshire and Lasercorn reacting with reasonable confusion when Anthony suddenly declares them to be part of the new channel. Sohinki agrees cheerfully, his only confusion coming from Anthony at first calling him a girl.
  • Oh Crap! There Are Fanfics of Us...... Used rather cruelly in one Game Bang punishment where losers Joven and Wes had to read a slash fic of themselves while eating Bean Boozled beans (which are basically a combination of Russian Roulette and Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Jovenshire and Lasercorn. Joven's actual name is Joshua Ovenshire, and Lasercorn's is David Moss.
  • Painful Body Waxing: The channel promised to have Joven chest-waxed when they reached 1 million subscribers. When the moment inevitably happened, it's quickly obvious that the rest of the Smosh Games crew had no idea what they're doing. And the amateur wax job was clearly not a pleasant experience for Joven.
  • Picked Last: Jovenshire and Olivia are constantly picked last in the Smosh Season games.
  • Pungeon Master: Sohinki - especially when he's lending his voice to Knife Man Guy. Also invoked during his decapitation spree in the Left 4 Dead 2 Boss Fight of the Week.
    "It's KNIFE to meet you!" *stab* "And you as well!" *stab*
    "You really should get some fortifying shampoo, to protect your SCALP!"
    "I hope these puns aren't getting too obSKEWER!"
    "I think they wrote a fairy tale about you guys. It's called The Three Blind KNIFE!"
  • Pyrrhic Victory
    • Anthony got the best time during the Jillian Micheal's Workout Adventure Game Bang. However, everyone else voted that winning at such a horrible video game made him a loser, and he was forced to do fifty squat-jacks in a frilly dress.
    • Sohinki won the Resident Evil 6 Game Bang... and Anthony, the loser, got to eat roast chicken off of the top of Sohinki's head like a zombie eating a person's brain.
    • The losing team's punishment for the Halo 4 Capture the Flag Game Bang was having to sing Rihanna's "Halo." The episode ended with Anthony, Sohinki, and Lasercorn being forced to listen to Ian, Mari, and Jovenshire's terrible rendition of "Halo."
      Ian: Jokes on you, bitches! This is why we lost!
    • Anthony winning the final battle against Lasercorn in the Sonic Game Bang meant he had to share eating a chili dog with Mari, "Lady and the Tramp style," as both of them were now tied with one win and four losses. He questioned why he even wanted to win when he had to eat the chili dog, regardless.
    • Initially, the 2vs2vs2 Call of Duty Game Bang punishment was for one of the losers to dress up like Jar Jar Binks and give the other loser a lap dance. However, this was changed at the last second so both losers (team Anthonyshire) would have to dress up like Jar Jar and Darth Vader and give the "winners" (team Marhinki) lap dances.
      Sohinki: Well... now I just feel like a fool.
      Mari: Why does it feel like we're the ones who lost!?
    • In the "Super Head Esploder-X Cell Outs", the three winners gets to have their heads casted, which not all of them enjoyed.
      Sohinki: I feel like I was tricked into a punishment...
  • Rage Quit: Most of the episodes of the "Backseat Gaming" episodes end with the players giving up on the games because they're too frustratingly difficult or scary (Fear Quit).
  • Ramming Always Works: Invoked by Jovenshire at the end of the Assassins Creed III edition of Backseat Gaming.
    Jovenshire: "Alright, I want you to run into the boat; just like, full speed ahead!"
    Lasercorn: "Yar! Ramming speed! Brace for impact yer scurvy dogs! We're runnin' 'em right outta the water!"
  • Running Gag:
    • In Smosh's teaser for the new channel: Ian saying "Not enough!"
    • For a long time, a running gag was that the crew would be willing to play anything except Minecraft. Lasercorn even mentioned it an episode of Why We're Single, about how it causes gamer rage. They eventually played as a two million subscriber reward, and in 2014 launched a weekly Minecraft series.
    • Lasercorn often puts Gag Boobs on the others during Backseat Gaming when they do something to his disliking.
    • When all else fails, he often pulls out his "raptor claws!"
    • The animatronics (mostly Bonnie) jump-scaring the narrator in the Honest Game Trailer for Five Nights at Freddy's.
    • Joven being dubbed a "bronze player" when he gets low scores in games.
    • Sohinki's "Sohinkism", in which he tries to blame others for his failures.
    • Whenever the crew must complete their Game Bang punishments in the office lobby, they would say that the space actually belongs to some rich dude, like Bill Gates or Donald Trump.
  • Sadist Show: Can cross into this territory at times, especially the more punishing Game Bang punishments.
  • Sanity Slippage: Ian and Anthony playing Cat Mario. By the last video, Anthony starts making the Ian and Anthony bobble-head dolls have a conversation, while the real Ian does a helpless Aside Glance.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Anthony and Ian occasionally have this dynamic during Gametime With Smosh, with Ian as the sensitive guy and Anthony as the manly man. One good example is in their Happy Wheels Gametime. The first time Ian dies in the game, a lot of blood flies around. Anthony laughs at the blood while Ian reacts in a disgusted/shocked manner.
  • Serious Business: The Game Bangs are this, in no small part due to the horrible punishments that are saddled on the loser(s). They even have a slow-mo instant replay "Taking It Too Seriously Cam" that gets used at least two to three times each Game Bang.
  • Ship Tease:
    • A lot of the Game Bang punishments requires the two bottom losers do something intimate with each other, such as doing a romantic dance duet, forced to roleplay as couples, doing a Spaghetti Kiss, etc.
    • Discussed in the "Get in my Box" episode, where the two bottom losers were put inside a box and literally "shipped" to another place. Ian and Mari lost the episode, and Anthony remarked that this was a perfect combination since many Smosh fans often ask them if Ian is dating Mari.
    • Ian and Lasercorn ("Iancorn") teams up frequently and the two gets a lot of shippy moments in dance-related episodes since both of them are very bad dancers. The others, especially Anthony, would often joke how jealous Lasercorn is whenever Ian is forced to do his duet punishments with someone else.
    • Team Marhinki (Mari/Sohinki) probably shows up even more frequently than Iancorn, and the rest of the crew would often ask for "more Marhinki action" whenever the two are paired together.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Mari Takahashi is the only female in a group of seven other guys. Averted when considering that the Smosh family as a whole also includes Courtney Miller and Olivia Sui, but they aren't regular members of the Smosh Games crew.
  • Sound-Effect Bleep:
    • Whenever someone swears, their words gets bleeped over. And when they're dialogues are subtitled, the swear words are filtered out with Symbol Swearing.
    • A hilarious variation is when the group is playing Def Jam Rapstar in Game Bang and some of the songs have words bleeped out, as well as the lyrics - which the guys are supposed to be rapping - become just dashes. Jovenshire is especially confused by this, leading to him saying "blank" whenever one pops up.
  • Spaghetti Kiss: An occasional forfeit in Game Bang involves the two lowest scorers having to "Lady-and-the-Tramp" some food item, such as a banana.
  • Squick: invoked Invoked for many of the Game Bang punishments, which are clearly designed to be as disgusting as possible. Such as the Spin-the-bottle game, where Mari had to lick Joven's nipple, or when the losers have to eat disgusting things (such as Play-Doh).
  • Tattoo as Character Type: Both Jovenshire and Lasercorn have tattoos, Lasercorn has a tattoo of a unicorn firing a laser from the horn. Jovenshire has multiple tattoos such as gears, a sword, fangs, the Batman symbol, Star Wars tribal symbol and finally the chinese symbols for "don't fear your decision".
  • Tempting Fate: In part 4 of Outlaster:
  • That's What She Said: Gets used to death in the Doritos Crash Course Game Bang, prompting Lasercorn to call a halt. Doesn't work.
  • The Dreaded: Lasercorn, especially in Grand Theft Smosh and Maricraft.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: the teams' war cries during the Halo Reach Game Bang:
    Team Condor: CA-CAW!
    Team Super Condor: CA-CAW BITCH!
  • Tranquil Fury: Combined with O.O.C. Is Serious Business. After Mari and the gang burn down Lasercorn's village, he calmly greets them and declares a truce, which terrifies them more than anything else he could have done. Then he leads them into one of the less destroyed houses, were they are greeted by an almost completed Wither...
  • Trash Talk: The participants of the "Epic Wrap Battle" spice things up by doing some rap while they're wrapping gifts. Team Blue Ball (Ian's team), particularly Lasercorn and Flitz, seem to spend more time rap-insulting their opponents than actually wrapping gifts. Their team still won, though.
  • Unishment: Some of the Game Bang/Cage Match punishments aren't actually bad. Some are even good, that the "winners" wanted to be a part of it as well.
    • The punishment for losing at Five Nights at Freddy's is wearing wearing a costume and scaring people. It turns out to be more fun than intended.
    • Subverted at the end of the "3-D Mario Bang" challenge, where the two losers must eat 3 donuts in 30 seconds. While the others initially think that eating donuts is not a bad thing, it becomes apparent that having to eat 3 of them in 30 seconds is actually quite painful. Mari almost choked on hers, while Joven actually threw up for eating too fast.
    • The Cage Match "Cheeseburger challenge" is another subversion. The punishment requires the loser to eat a giant cheese burger, which doesn't seem so bad until one actually eats it. Sohinki got saddled with the punishment and got really quasey after eating the thing.
    • Lasercorn first got his orange hair after losing to Sohinki in a game of Towerfall. He ended up liking it so much that he decided to dye it back orange after it grew out.
    • The Hot Mario Party probably offers the best "forfeit" Sohinki. For this particular Game Bang, the crew must play several Mario Party rounds that are entirely based on luck, and whoever doesn't win must play a chocolate roulette where one of them has been dipped in a 6.3 million scoville hot sauce. Sohinki has a ridiculously high spice tolerance and thinks it's actually quite good, to the annoyance of his peers (who don't share this sentiment).
    • The four losers of the Tron Run game must wear TRON suits and throw discs at each other. Sohinki and Lasercorn, the winners of the challenge, remarked that they're actually the losers because the punishment was really fun.
  • X Must Not Win: In the "8 Man Pokemon Battle" Smosh Smash episode, Lasercorn won the first two rounds by hiding in the corner, and only participating in the fight when there's only one other player left on the field (thus his low kill count). Everyone else called him out for his cowardice (or "cheating"), so for the third (and final) round, the rest of the group targeted him to force him to actually fight. They even cheered for Sohinki, of all people, when the two were the only remaining players.
  • Visual Pun: The punishment for the losing team in Halo: Reach is to be teabagged by the winning team. They just got regular teabags dropped on their faces.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: The gang would frequently bully, insult and humiliate each other, especially during Game Bangs, but it's clear that they're very close friends, and the terrible pranks they pull on each other are mostly done in jest.
  • Your Mom:
    • A running gag in the Rock Band Game Bang, to the point where Ian spent most of his song insulting Sohinki's mother and Lasercorn named his band "Anthony's Mom is Promiscuous."
    • The opening of the "Video Games Make The Best Shows" Why We're Single episode has a notable one.
      Lasercorn: Like "All the things are trademarked. This is a... dildo eater or something", and just naming the things funny s[bleep]t.
      Sohinki: [off camera] Joven's mom?
      Jovenshire: [also off camera] WHAT?!