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** Which jokes are you thinking of? People complaining on tumblr is more a general stereotype.

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* There are a couple of music cues that I can't seem to identify. The first is that vaguely rustic music that plays over stupid scenes (not ba-dum ba-dum, I think this came earlier). The other one is that "epic" music that he plays over fights. What are these songs?

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* Why does Phelous pronounce words ending in "ern" like they end in "ren"? Is it his accent?

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* I've noticed that sometimes, Phelous makes jokes related to the alt-right. Are these in any way related to his actual political beliefs? I mean, on one hand, he's (even after he left Channel Awesome) on good terms with Linkara (a self-described feminist) and Brad Jones (more recent videos of his have had him spoofing conservative political positions), and his comments about Tumblr in some videos MIGHT be because itís popular with teenagers, people notorious for complaining, but on the other hand, we have this...


** It's a pun on the Tim Allen movie TheSantaClause also known as Disney's (The) Santa Clause.

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** It's a pun on the Tim Allen movie TheSantaClause ''Film/TheSantaClause'' also known as Disney's (The) Santa Clause.


** According to TheOtherWiki, Porteous is a Scottish surname. Googling Phelan reveals it is normally apparently a surname as well, and is Irish in origin, meaning roughly "Wolf." So someone named Phelan Porteous likely comes from a family with a Scots-Irish background.

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** According to TheOtherWiki, Wiki/TheOtherWiki, Porteous is a Scottish surname. Googling Phelan reveals it is normally apparently a surname as well, and is Irish in origin, meaning roughly "Wolf." So someone named Phelan Porteous likely comes from a family with a Scots-Irish background.


* Why does, whenever he's dressing up as Barry from ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' he wield a toy Desert Eagle when Barry uses a .357 revolver ([[AKA47 Presumably a Colt Python)? Yes, Desert Eagles can fire the same caliber, but the two guns look nothing alike, which is all that should really matter for a video.

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* Why does, whenever he's dressing up as Barry from ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' he wield a toy Desert Eagle when Barry uses a .357 revolver ([[AKA47 Presumably a Colt Python)? Python]])? Yes, Desert Eagles can fire the same caliber, but the two guns look nothing alike, which is all that should really matter for a video.

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* Why does, whenever he's dressing up as Barry from ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' he wield a toy Desert Eagle when Barry uses a .357 revolver ([[AKA47 Presumably a Colt Python)? Yes, Desert Eagles can fire the same caliber, but the two guns look nothing alike, which is all that should really matter for a video.


** ObscurusLupa did a review of RobotInTheFamily. that's where it's from.

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** ObscurusLupa WebVideo/ObscurusLupa did a review of RobotInTheFamily. that's where it's from.

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** ObscurusLupa did a review of RobotInTheFamily. that's where it's from.


* What the deal with the "Put the baby in the toilet/oven" {{Running Gag}}? What song/review is that from?

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* What What's the deal with the "Put the baby in the toilet/oven" {{Running Gag}}? What song/review is that from?


* What the deal with the "Put the baby in the toiler/oven" {{Running Gag}}? What song/review is that from?

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* What the deal with the "Put the baby in the toiler/oven" toilet/oven" {{Running Gag}}? What song/review is that from?

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* What the deal with the "Put the baby in the toiler/oven" {{Running Gag}}? What song/review is that from?

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** I believe because Sugar Bear is very laid back and has a monotone voice, and the references were comparing how laid back the movie character was.


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** According to TheOtherWiki, Porteous is a Scottish surname. Googling Phelan reveals it is normally apparently a surname as well, and is Irish in origin, meaning roughly "Wolf." So someone named Phelan Porteous likely comes from a family with a Scots-Irish background.

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** According to Wikipedia, Phelan is Welsh and Porteous is Scottish.

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