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Web Video: Some Jerk with a Camera
Disneyland, USA. Who doesn't love this place? It's a home away from home, for kids of all ages. A passport to worlds unknown. A tentpole of the American zeitgeist. A place I'd like to point towards when they bury my carcass. A joyous, celebratory land of—FOUR TWENTY-NINE FOR AN ORANGE JUICE? YOU BUNCH OF FUC--
—The opening of the first episode

Some Jerk With A Camera is an internet reviewer of Disney Theme Parks (and occasionally Universal) and their assorted paraphernalia. His show blends park history lessons, articulate opinions, and wacky, frenetic, ADD-style humor. Most bizarrely, a great deal of the live footage is "on location", meaning that he's frequently cussing it up within the confines of The Most Magical Place on Earth.

His show can be seen here on That Guy with the Glasses, here on Geekvision, or here on Mr. Coat And Friends.

This series provides examples of:

  • Accentuate the Negative: Sometimes, such as with The Country Bears and It's A Small World Holiday, but just as often, Jerk is positive about the things he's reviewing.
    Jerk: Do you know why I review Disneyland? ...It's because I *love* Disneyland! I didn't want to be a hater! I wanted to show the Reviewaverse that you can be entertaining without resorting to constant negative whiny cynicism!
  • AcCENT Upon the Wrong SylLABle: Jerk admits his old Small World parody song is guilty of this.
  • Alter Ego Acting: The Jerk is at least somewhat fictional, but he has been referred to as "Tony Goldmark", and takes credit for pre-Jerk works of Tony's.
  • All Just a Dream: The Star Tours review was The Wire's dream within Jerk's dream within Spazz's dream within Heffer's dream within Lisa's dream within North's dream within Jerk's dream within Marty McFly's dream within Michael Jackson's mind.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: And naturally, only the Jaywalking one has anyone acting outraged.
    "No, look, just because your life is a lie doesn't mean you can't be happy. Just look at me! My whole life is a lie and I'm happy as a clam! I've never told anyone this but I am Nicole Simpson's real killer. Yeah. And I shot Tupac. And Biggie. And JFK. And JR Ewing. I escaped from Gitmo twice and I still have the tag to prove it. I- I I- *pause* I am Jack the Ripper. And the Zodiac Killer. And Keyser Sze. And the undercover cop in Reservoir Dogs. Uh, I started the goddamn Chicago fire. I canceled Firefly! I'll confess to whatever you want just please for the love of god don't bring Urkel back from the dead."
  • Author Appeal: Jerk's a huge "Weird Al" Yankovic fan, and has put at least one Weird Al reference in all of his episodes.
  • Big "NO!": Jerk's reaction to It's A Small World Holiday.
  • Black Comedy Rape: It's A Small World, to the shock and confusion of several other reviewers.
  • The Cameo: Spazzmaster, The Wire, and Il Niege all make regular appearances. Other cameos have included Phil Buni, OanCitizen, Diamanda Hagan, MikeJ, Count Jackula, The Rosen Hacker, Stephan and Nootrac, Mikey Insanity, and not one, but TWO separate appearances by "Weird Al" Yankovic!
    • His truly EPIC 3-part crossover with Kyle Kalgreen of Brows Held High features so many cameos it would probably be easier to list the reviewers who WEREN'T in it than those who were.
  • The Cast Show Off: The "What's This?" musical number.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander
  • Crossover: The review of the original Star Tours, with Spazzmaster and The Wire.
  • Disney Acid Sequence: Several, including the end of his Star Tours review, and the beginning of part 3 of his It's A Small World review.
  • Eskimos Aren't Real: He doesn't accept France as a real country.
    • His feet think Quentin Tarantino is just a myth he made up to scare them out of seceding from his body.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: In part one of his Epcot retrospective, they state that Disney wouldn't make their Africa pavilion if it meant being associated with South Africa.
  • Evil Plan: The creation of Disney's California Adventure is portrayed like this, with Michael Eisner as a James Bond villian, complete with an eyepatch, a German accent, fedora and a (plush toy) Right-Hand Cat.
    Michael Eisner: Ve vant zhe tourists to stay in ze park. Vhy do they leave ze park?
    Unnamed Disney Employee: Uh, well, uh, Mr. Eisner sir, according to the market research we've done, people leave so they can explore the rest of California!
    Michael Eisner: Then ve vill bring the rest of California, *throws cat away* HEEEEEEEERE!
  • Expy: Kill Bozby is a particularly deranged one.
  • Forced Meme: Jerk will take any excuse to whip out "That day... is TONIGHT!"
  • Foreshadowing: Tony's parody songwriting past and skills are referenced in the Florida, Halloween, and Small World Part One episodes, leading up to the Small World finale.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: Frequently displays funny text for less than a second.
  • Gag Dub: He did one for his own Halloween special.
  • Golden Snitch: Parodied with the last question of "Is It Still There" (California Adventure edition) being worth 100 points to the 10 and 20 of the first two.
  • Guilty Pleasures: Averted. He stands by his love for Maelstrom, "no matter how much my friends hate it."
  • Hookers and Blow: Honey in The Country Bears is a G-rated replacement.
  • It Will Never Catch On: Wealthy Businessman's reaction to all of Walt Disney's ideas.
  • Large Ham
    • The All-Being.
    • Jerk himself often is this.
  • Mid-Review Sketch Show: And HOW. Lampshaded in the Halloween special.
    Jerk: Wow, this might actually be a one-part episode! If I can keep my hilarious digressions to a minimum. Speaking of which, I read the most fascinating article on Lithuania today...
  • N-Word Privileges: The Jerk (who is Jewish) seems to quite enjoy abusing his own just for the opportunity to frequently portray Michael Eisner as the most stereotypical "diabolical Jewish businessman" imaginable.
  • Pedo Hunt: A Running Gag. The Jerk is repeatedly harassed by Chris Hansen, who often misconstrues what he says.
  • Our Slogan Is Terrible: Star Tours II's slogan for Mos Eisley Cantina. Also, Jerk's own slogans for Detroit, Geekvision, and Chris Hansen's Decoy Houses.
  • Running Gag: Some Jerk's one-off characters have a tendency to suffer cardiac arrest and die once their skits end.
  • Self-Deprecation: Frequent, but also referenced at Disney's stake:
    Jerk: Even Disney hates this ride so much they dissed it in one of their biggest movies ever!
    Scar: NO! NO! Anything but that!
    Jerk: AWW SNAP! Disney disses Disney! Take that... Yourselves. Uptop!
  • Shout-Out: Frequent recipients include "Weird Al" Yankovic, Monty Python, Mr. Show, and Back to the Future.
  • Shown Their Work: Especially in his DCA and EPCOT videos.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: As of the EPCOT video, Chris Hansen.
  • Story Arc: His Halloween episode leads right into his Christmas special, which leads right into his Star Tours II review.
  • Take That: To Chris Hansen, among others.
  • Those Two Guys: Mikey Insanity and The Rosen Hacker occasionally fit the bill.
    Rosen: Did you hear something?
    Mikey: Who cares? I'm on vacation!
  • Top Ten List: Florida attractions not in California.
  • Web Video Commentary:
    • The first commentary was on his "Season One Outtakes" video, and is a random assortment of various random songs and other things. It's completely insane.
    • The second commentary was on his Halloween Special and is more of a Gag Dub than the previous one.
    • The third commentary was on his April Fools' Day Walt Disney Family Museum video and features nothing else (Aside from a short introduction by Jerk) but a clip of a mexican dressed up as the devil that Jerk calls "Mexican Devil".
    • The fourth commentary was his first actual commentary, on his 3 part EPCOT series.

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