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In the Japanese dub of the film, Toshihiko Seki voices Joe. The hilarity came with the fact he previously voiced Rau Le Creuset, another character who wants to do more or less the same plan Joe does in the film, except that implies exterminate the whole human race. He also voiced Rey Za Burrel, who works with someone who has a less-extreme version of Creuset's plans. This also reachs another layer of hilarity if you know about the Destiny Plan, except in this movie, it's completely goes the opposite way intended and it's self-inflicted rather than imposed by some Big Bad.
Hype Backlash: Many people make comparisons to this film for everything they see as a "dumb" societal trend, such as the continued popularity of Michael Bay movies. This scares some people away by making the movie seem very preachy and Anvilicious when it's really just a goofy, high-concept comedy running on Rule of Funny. In other words, it's a slapstick comedy that's only loved by pretentious eltists, because it appeals to their sense of pretension at a base level - the "stupid" satire isn't as deep as they believe, as the stupid jokes really are stupid jokes.
"Ah, you talk like a fag, and your shit's all retarded."
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MST3K Mantra: Apparently, there are people who watched this movie and thought it was being as serious as Red Dawn, which, as we all know, was a documentary.
Same goes for people nitpicking about how it would take longer to get the electrolytes out of the soil, how come people can still ride motorcycles/play guitars/etc.
In the case of the guitars, this is what the Army is now teaching in Basic training. Note all of the band is in matching camoflauge, and is supposed to be the modern military. Guitar playing is probably all they do now, so they do that one thing well. To be fair, they play the same riff over and over.....