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During the host segments, Magic Voice presents the bots with what life would be like if Mike were replaced with various questionable celebrities.

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During the host segments, Magic Voice presents the bots with what life would be like if Mike were replaced with various questionable celebrities.
celebrities. Meanwhile, the S.O.L.'s become so dirty it leads the Mads into a competition on who's the most hygienic.


-->'''Mike:''' Look at this! Did you put this pop down here? Is that done? Look at that! Now ''that's'' a done pop!

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-->'''Mike:''' Look at this! Did you put this pop down here? Is that done? Look at that! ''(crushes the can and works it into Crow's eye)'' Now ''that's'' a done pop!



** The first has Mike as Creator/RobertDeNiro's characterfrom ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108330/combined This Boy's Life]]'', a bullying freak in a Boy Scout uniform, knocking Crow and Servo around when [[DisproportionateRetribution don't finish their sodas.]]

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** The first has Mike as Creator/RobertDeNiro's characterfrom character from ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108330/combined This Boy's Life]]'', a bullying freak in a Boy Scout uniform, knocking Crow and Servo around when they [[DisproportionateRetribution don't finish their sodas.]]



* JumpScare: In one scene, Crow starts admiring the Hawaiian scenery, only for the whole gang to scream out loud when Zulu pops up suddenly into frame.

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* JumpScare: In one scene, Crow starts admiring the Hawaiian scenery, only for the whole gang to scream out loud when sidekick Zulu pops up suddenly pops up into frame.



** "[[Film/ThisBoysLife I know a thing or two about a thing or two!]]"

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** "[[Film/ThisBoysLife I "I know a thing or two about a thing or two!]]"two!"
** Stock riffs: "[[Film/{{Hardcore}} Turn it off. TURN IT OFF!]]"


* ContinutityNod:

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* ContinutityNod:ContinuityNod:


** Crow's wire "[[{{Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S06E02InvasionUSA}} mother]]" gets thrown out with the trash.
--->'''Crow:''' '''HEY!''' That's my '''''mother'''''! ''({{beat}})'' Oh, well. Bye, Mom!
** Crow's [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S04E07TheKillerShrews sensible brown pants]] are among the items being tossed out of the S.O.L.



* ContinutityNod:
** Crow's wire "[[{{Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S06E02InvasionUSA}} mother]]" gets thrown out with the trash.
--->'''Crow:''' '''HEY!''' That's my '''''mother'''''! ''({{beat}})'' Oh, well. Bye, Mom!
** Crow's [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S04E07TheKillerShrews sensible brown pants]] are among the items being tossed out of the S.O.L.



** Mike as ''Series/TheFrugalGourmet'' is just as bad, practically biting Gypsy's head off when she asks for an autograph. He, too, knows a thing or two about a thing or two.

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** Mike as ''Series/TheFrugalGourmet'' is just as bad, cutting off Crow's net and cooking it, then practically biting Gypsy's head off when she asks for an autograph. He, too, knows a thing or two about a thing or two.



** The riffers refuse to accept the more mundane settings as actually being in Hawaii.

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** The Thanks to the drab, washed-out '70s film stock, the riffers refuse to accept believe the more mundane movie's various mundane, brown settings as were actually being shot in Hawaii.Hawaii: "[''[[TropeName TV show/movie set anywhere but the tropics]]''] has more Hawaiian settings than this movie!"



** The soundtrack gets a good drubbing--since the "action music" is a weird, sprightly bassoon/flute number that would be more at home in a wacky European comedy. (At one point Mike [[WithLyrics superimposes a sped-up version of "The Boy from Ipanema" over the tune.)]]

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** The soundtrack gets a good drubbing--since drubbing -- since the "action music" is a weird, sprightly bassoon/flute number that would be more at home in a wacky European comedy. (At one point Mike [[WithLyrics superimposes a sped-up version of "The Boy from Ipanema" over the tune.)]]



** "I know a thing or two about a thing or two!"

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** "I "[[Film/ThisBoysLife I know a thing or two about a thing or two!"two!]]"


During the host segments, Magic Voice presents the bots with what life would be like if Mike were replaced with other questionable celebrities.

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During the host segments, Magic Voice presents the bots with what life would be like if Mike were replaced with other various questionable celebrities.



* AntiHumor / BaitAndSwitch: In the last host segment, Crow asks Mike if he wants a "nice Hawaiian punch." After a little goading to say, "Suuuure!" in a dopey voice, Crow gives him the canned drink, not the actual punch as seen in the commercials.

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* AntiHumor / BaitAndSwitch: AntiHumor: In the last host segment, Crow asks Mike if he wants a "nice Hawaiian punch." After a little goading to say, "Suuuure!" in a dopey voice, Crow gives him him... [[BaitAndSwitch the canned drink, not drink]], rather than the actual punch in the face as seen in the commercials.commercials. Even he seems a little confused afterwards.



** Crow's "[[{{Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S06E02InvasionUSA}} mother]]" gets thrown out with the trash.

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** Crow's wire "[[{{Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S06E02InvasionUSA}} mother]]" gets thrown out with the trash.



** Mike is eating a bowl of [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S02E07WildRebels Wild Rebels cereal]].

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** Mike is eating a bowl of [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S02E07WildRebels Wild Rebels cereal]].cereal]] in the opening.



--->'''Dr. Forrester:''' I see a germ on you!
--->'''TV's Frank:''' [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S05E19Outlaw I see a disgusting worm on you!]]
**
--->'''Servo:''' This so almost ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S05E12Mitchell Mitchell]]''.\\
'''Crow:''' It's about 50 pounds short of Mitchell.
** Another ''Mitchell'' CallBack, during the climax: "We got a lot of money here, Mitchell!"
** One to ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S04E07TheKillerShrews The Killer Shrews]]'', or more accurately ''Junior Rodeo Daredevils'', the short that accompanied it, appropriately during ''A Day at the Fair'', the short for this episode:
--> ''During the cow judging scene''\\
'''Mike:''' And the crowd goes wild!\\

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--->'''Dr. Forrester:''' I see a germ on you!
--->'''TV's
you!\\
'''TV's
Frank:''' I see a [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S05E19Outlaw I see a disgusting worm worrrrrm]] on you!]]
**
you!
** ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S05E12Mitchell Mitchell]]!''
--->'''Servo:''' This so almost ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S05E12Mitchell Mitchell]]''.''Mitchell''.\\
'''Crow:''' It's about 50 fifty pounds short of Mitchell.
** Another ''Mitchell'' CallBack, during *** During the climax: "We got a lot of money here, Mitchell!"
** One to ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S04E07TheKillerShrews The Killer Shrews]]'', or more accurately ''Junior Junior Rodeo Daredevils'', Daredevils]]'', the short that accompanied it, appropriately ''The Killer Shrews'', during ''A Day at the Fair'', the short for this episode:
--> ''During
Fair''. During the cow judging scene''\\
'''Mike:'''
scene:
--->'''Mike:'''
And the crowd goes wild!\\



-->'''Narrator:''' "This is the fair ground, where the fair is held."
-->'''Servo:''' "Any questions so far?"
* {{Corpsing}}: Mike's remark that Roy Thinnes looks like [[{{Music/DuranDuran}} Simon Le Bon]] sends Trace Beaulieu (Crow) into a fit of giggles—which in turn cracks Mike up.

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-->'''Narrator:''' "This This is the fair ground, where the fair is held."
held.
-->'''Servo:''' "Any Any questions so far?"
far?
* {{Corpsing}}: Mike's remark that Roy Thinnes looks like [[{{Music/DuranDuran}} Simon Le Bon]] sends Trace Beaulieu (Crow) into a fit of giggles—which giggles -- which in turn cracks Mike up.



* EyeScream: Mike as "someone who wasn't so nice" (like Robert De Niro in ''This Boy's Life'') jams a pop can into Crow's eye and leaves it there.
-->'''Mike:''' Look at this! Did you put this pop down here? Is that done? Look at that! Now ''that's'' a done pop!
* FlashbackEffects: Played straight when Magic Voice teaches the 'Bots a lesson about [[ItsAWonderfulPlot appreciating what they've got]] (with a little help from Cambot).



-->'''Crow:''' [[TeenyWeenie Oh, he's got about 15 cents in his pocket!]]

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-->'''Crow:''' [[TeenyWeenie Oh, he's got about [[TeenyWeenie 15 cents cents]] in his pocket!]]pocket!



* ItsAWonderfulPlot: The bots learn what it would be like if Mike weren't the bland, nice guy that he is.
* JerkAss: The not-so-nice version of Mike that Magic Voice shows in one of her scenarios to make the 'bots appreciate the real Mike. He plays the Creator/RobertDeNiro role from ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108330/combined This Boy's Life]]'', a bullying freak in a Boy Scout uniform, abusing Crow and Servo because [[DisproportionateRetribution they didn't finish their sodas.]]
** Mike as ''Series/TheFrugalGourmet'' is just as bad.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Magic Voice tortures the Bots with videos of Mike-as-bad-celebrities in order to make them appreciate Mike more.
* JumpScare: In one scene, Crow starts talking about how the Hawaiian scenery looks lovely, only to be startled by Zulu popping up in close-up.
* NarmCharm: [[invoked]] The entire crew are delighted by the random jogger who finds the colonel's body, and her goofy {{Wangst}}.

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* ImagineSpot: During the host segments, Magic Voice tortures the Bots with videos of Mike-as-bad-celebrities in order to make them appreciate Mike more.
* ItsAWonderfulPlot: The bots learn what it would be like if they got their wish and Mike weren't the bland, nice guy inoffensive NiceGuy that he is.
* JerkAss: The various not-so-nice version versions of Mike that Magic Voice shows in one of her scenarios various {{Imagine Spot}}s to make the 'bots [[ItsAWonderfulPlot appreciate the real Mike. He plays the Creator/RobertDeNiro role from Mike]].
** The first has Mike as Creator/RobertDeNiro's characterfrom
''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108330/combined This Boy's Life]]'', a bullying freak in a Boy Scout uniform, abusing knocking Crow and Servo because around when [[DisproportionateRetribution they didn't don't finish their sodas.]]
--->'''Mike:''' I'm not gonna raise any sissies, I'll tell you that right now, mister. [[VerbalTic I know a thing or two about a thing or two]] -- you guys got it easy around here.
** Mike as ''Series/TheFrugalGourmet'' is just as bad.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Magic Voice tortures the Bots with videos of Mike-as-bad-celebrities in order to make them appreciate Mike more.
bad, practically biting Gypsy's head off when she asks for an autograph. He, too, knows a thing or two about a thing or two.
* JumpScare: In one scene, Crow starts talking about how admiring the Hawaiian scenery looks lovely, scenery, only for the whole gang to be startled by scream out loud when Zulu popping pops up in close-up.
suddenly into frame.
* NarmCharm: [[invoked]] Invoked. The entire crew are delighted by the random jogger who finds the colonel's body, and her goofy {{Wangst}}.



* NeatFreak / TerrifiedOfGerms: The Mads become this in the opening in response to the situation on the Satellite of Love (see below).

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* NeatFreak / TerrifiedOfGerms: NeatFreak: The Mads become this TerrifiedOfGerms in the opening in response to the situation on the Satellite of Love (see below).Love.



* PaperThinDisguise: Assumed by the villain. Evidently the characters in the film aren't quite so astute as Mike and the 'bots, since the pathetic mustache and wig actually fool everyone.
* ThePigPen: Mike and the 'bots. They realize the problem has gone too far when one of Mike's shoes emanates an incredible stench - and later is moving on its own.
* PilotMovie: Painfully so.

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* PaperThinDisguise: Assumed by the villain.villain of the movie. Evidently the characters in the film aren't quite so astute as Mike and the 'bots, since the pathetic mustache and wig actually fool everyone.
* ThePigPen: Mike and the 'bots. 'bots in the opening segment. They realize the problem has gone too far when one of Mike's shoes emanates an incredible stench - -- and later is moving on its own.
-->'''Crow:''' What is it, kind of a Jean Nate, jockstrap, rotted...\\
'''Tom:''' ...[[FinishingEachOthersSentences meat, vanilla, catcher's mitt, squirrel]]...\\
'''Mike:''' ...[[LongList uh, horseradish, Slim Jim, croppie...]]\\
'''Crow:''' ...kind of thing, just vaguely...
* PilotMovie: The feature. Painfully so.



* RunningGag: Lovejoy, plenty of ''Series/HawaiiFiveO'' references too.

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* RunningGag: Lovejoy, plenty RunningGag:
** "Hey, it's Series/{{Lovejoy}}!"
** Plenty
of ''Series/HawaiiFiveO'' references too.references.



--->'''Mike''' (as Eric Braeden): What the hell was I in? I know I know me....
---> '''Crow:''' Now back to ''Code Name Diamond Head,'' starring...that one guy.

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--->'''Mike''' (as Eric Braeden): What the hell was I in? I know I know me....
--->
me....\\
'''Crow:''' Now back to ''Code Name Diamond Head,'' starring...starring... that one guy.



* SealedWithAKiss: Servo assumes the TV movie will end with this. It might have if not for the MomentKiller.
** EverybodyLaughsEnding: How it actually ends.

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* SealedWithAKiss: Servo assumes the TV movie will end with this. It might have have, if not for the MomentKiller.
** EverybodyLaughsEnding: How it actually ends.
PluckyComicRelief showing up to [[MomentKiller kill the moment]] with a sudden {{Dance Party|Ending}} EverybodyLaughsEnding instead.



* ShoutOut: As two identical bushy-haired twins walk around the fair exhibits, Crow imitates [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Patty and Selma Bouvier]].
** In the "what if Mike wasn't so nice" scenario, Crow and Servo sit around [[VisualPun giggling and reading an issue of Boy's Life]], only for Mike to show up as a G-rated [=DeNiro=] from ''This Boy's Life'' and push them around.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
**
As two identical bushy-haired twins walk around the fair exhibits, Crow imitates [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Patty and Selma Bouvier]].
** In the first "what if Mike wasn't so nice" scenario, Crow and Servo sit around [[VisualPun giggling and reading an issue of Boy's Life]], only for Mike to show up as a G-rated [=DeNiro=] from ''This Boy's Life'' and push them around.



--> '''Crow:''' This looks like a job for-- ''(voice breaks)'' Regular Guy!
* TakeThat: In one of Magic Voice's "what-if" scenarios, Crow and Servo see what life would be like if, instead of Mike, they lived with...a [[Music/CrashTestDummies Crash Test Dummy]]! Mike is then shown as a guitar-playing, mumbling Brad Roberts, who sings "[[TheUnintelligible Hummm harrr wrrrrhh hrrrhhhh!]]" to the 'bots; they, in turn, scream in agony and bash their heads on the table. (As soon as the scenario is over, they run up and hug the real Mike.)
** Another scenario features Mike as an abusive version of ''Series/TheFrugalGourmet''. Again, the 'bots are appalled.

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--> '''Crow:''' This looks like a job for-- for -- ''(voice breaks)'' Regular Guy!
* TakeThat: TakeThat:
**
In one of Magic Voice's "what-if" scenarios, Crow and Servo see what life would be like if, instead of Mike, they lived with...with... a [[Music/CrashTestDummies Crash Test Dummy]]! Mike is then shown as a guitar-playing, mumbling Brad Roberts, who sings "[[TheUnintelligible Hummm harrr wrrrrhh hrrrhhhh!]]" to the 'bots; they, in turn, scream in agony and bash their heads on the table. (As soon as the scenario is over, they run up and hug the real Mike.)
** Another scenario features Mike as an The abusive version of ''Series/TheFrugalGourmet''.''Series/TheFrugalGourmet'' flips out at Gypsy for asking him for an autograph, based on an alleged incident in real life. Again, the 'bots are appalled.


* ElectrifiedBathtub: Pushing The Button while in the bath tub causing an electric short resulting in Forrester and Frank turning into skeletons.

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* ElectrifiedBathtub: Pushing The Button while in the bath tub causing causes an electric short resulting in Forrester and Frank turning into skeletons.

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* ElectrifiedBathtub: Pushing The Button while in the bath tub causing an electric short resulting in Forrester and Frank turning into skeletons.
-->'''Frank:''' Now we're ''totally'' clean, Clay!


'''Mike:''' And the crowd goes wild\\
'''Crow and Tom:''' ''[[FlatJoy With zero enthusiasm]]'' Yaaay

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'''Mike:''' And the crowd goes wild\\
wild!\\
'''Crow and Tom:''' ''[[FlatJoy With (With zero enthusiasm]]'' Yaaayenthusiasm)]]'' Yaaay.

Added DiffLines:

** One to ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S04E07TheKillerShrews The Killer Shrews]]'', or more accurately ''Junior Rodeo Daredevils'', the short that accompanied it, appropriately during ''A Day at the Fair'', the short for this episode:
--> ''During the cow judging scene''\\
'''Mike:''' And the crowd goes wild\\
'''Crow and Tom:''' ''[[FlatJoy With zero enthusiasm]]'' Yaaay


* TakeThat: In one of Magic Voice's "what-if" scenarios, Crow and Servo see what life would be like if, instead of Mike, they lived with...a [[Music/CrashTestDummies Crash Test Dummy]]! Mike is then shown as a guitar-playing, mumbling Brad Roberts[[note]]and for whatever reason, is sporting dreadlocks[[/note]], who sings "[[TheUnintelligible Hummm harrr wrrrrhh hrrrhhhh!]]" to the 'bots; they, in turn, scream in agony and bash their heads on the table. (As soon as the scenario is over, they run up and hug the real Mike.)

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* TakeThat: In one of Magic Voice's "what-if" scenarios, Crow and Servo see what life would be like if, instead of Mike, they lived with...a [[Music/CrashTestDummies Crash Test Dummy]]! Mike is then shown as a guitar-playing, mumbling Brad Roberts[[note]]and for whatever reason, is sporting dreadlocks[[/note]], Roberts, who sings "[[TheUnintelligible Hummm harrr wrrrrhh hrrrhhhh!]]" to the 'bots; they, in turn, scream in agony and bash their heads on the table. (As soon as the scenario is over, they run up and hug the real Mike.)

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* SocietyMarchesOn: Creator/IanMcShane is best known for being in ''Series/{{Lovejoy}}'' at the time the episode was released. Now, more people remember him from ''Series/{{Deadwood}}''.


* JerkAss: The not-so-nice version of Mike that Magic Voice shows in one of her scenarios to make the 'bots appreciate the real Mike. He plays the RobertDeNiro role from ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108330/combined This Boy's Life]]'', a bullying freak in a Boy Scout uniform, abusing Crow and Servo because [[DisproportionateRetribution they didn't finish their sodas.]]

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* JerkAss: The not-so-nice version of Mike that Magic Voice shows in one of her scenarios to make the 'bots appreciate the real Mike. He plays the RobertDeNiro Creator/RobertDeNiro role from ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108330/combined This Boy's Life]]'', a bullying freak in a Boy Scout uniform, abusing Crow and Servo because [[DisproportionateRetribution they didn't finish their sodas.]]


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Crow on Roy Thinnes tight white pants.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Crow on Roy Thinnes in tight white pants.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Crow on Roy Thinned tight white pants.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Crow on Roy Thinned Thinnes tight white pants.

Added DiffLines:

* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Crow on Roy Thinned tight white pants.
-->'''Crow:''' [[TeenyWeenie Oh, he's got about 15 cents in his pocket!]]

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