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British Let's Plays, operating under the channel name "Mr Seaniebop", is a group of loudmouth, British nerds (And one American as of late) who LP games on a whim with each other and blast each other for acts of pure stupidity. The initial creating of the channel was a failed idea by the ringleader, and namesake of the channel; Sean, who openly regrets everything done before 2012, yet he keeps the videos online just "as a reminder".


Joined by his closest friends Luis and Giles (Who later left due to moving issues), they embarked on what is best described as "The Super Gaming Brothers, only British" with moderate success. Joined later in the year by Chris, who serves only as dark humour and elevates the dark side of Sean considerably, and very recently, Isaac, who aims to provide some American flavor to the scene, the group of friends have embarked on many adventures throughout video gaming, usually culminating in yet another occurrence where the group can mock Sean for his stupidity.

    List of Games Let's Played 
I for Isaac, C for Chris, L for Luis, G for Giles, J for Jake and E for Evie. Sean is present for all.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog CD - G & L
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 - G & L
  • Ratchet and Clank - G & L
  • Sonic Colours - L
  • Slender - G & L
  • Kirby's Dream Land - G
  • Mega Man X - L
  • Sonic Adventure 2 - G & L & C (Last game to feature Giles, first to feature Chris)
  • Mega Man 9 - L (Introduction of the Capture Card)
  • Spyro the Dragon - L
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - I (First game to feature Isaac)
  • Nintendo Land - C
  • Ratchet and Clank 2 - L
  • Super Mario Bros. - C
  • Mario Party 8 - C & L
  • Sonic the Hedgehog Chaos - I
  • Worms - C & L
  • Mega Man X2 - I
  • Sonic Lost World - C
  • Mega Man - L
  • Monopoly - C
  • Mega Man 2 - L
  • Spyro the Dragon 2: Gateway to Glimmer - L
  • Mega Man 3 - L
  • Super Mario 3D World - L
  • Sonic Adventure (5th Anniversary LP) - L
  • Minecraft - C
  • Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness - C
  • The Legend of Zelda - C
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - J
  • Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy - J
  • Unannounced Game - E

    List of Games Revisited 

  • Sonic the Hedgehog CD - I

These guys provide examples of:

  • Achilles' Heel:
    • Sean and Giles never go outside. Turns out, they are actually allergic to the outdoors.
    • Anything that looks remotely like a spider turns Sean into a sniveling wuss.
  • Aborted Arc: A fair few LPs, to the point where next to nothing is uploaded for a week.
  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: Sean has been through 3 hard drives.
  • And Now For Something Completely Different: Isaac, who is American, and Mega Man 9, which was done post-commentary, much to the annoyance of Sean.
  • Angrish: Sort of. Sean has a hard time forming a coherent sentence, let alone when pissed off.
  • Anything but That!: The overall reaction to Sonic 06 being an LP.
  • Audience Participation: That's exactly what Isaac was before this, the audience.
  • Ax-Crazy: Sean is downright sadistic.
  • Batman Can Breathe in Space: A lot of this was in Sonic Colours.
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  • Berserk Button: Sean is prone to extreme fits of rage at his own stupidity, usually because he wants to forget it ever happened. He is also the only one to have a berserk button, namely, puns. In response to being wiped out in a co-op game: "LUIS! YOU COCKASS MOTHERF-"
  • Born Lucky: Want a BAR on the Ratchet and Clank 2 slot machines? Spend all day getting there? Have 2 instead!
  • Call-Back: The team keeps making reference to a video of Ratchet and Clank, in which Sean 'Got Curious' and touched a lava pillar to see if hurt. They have yet to let him drop it.
  • Birthday Episode: Giles is getting Sonic and the Black Knight as an LP in September.
  • Catchphrase:
    • Sean says "Fuck You" a lot.
    • In the Ratchet and Clank games; "DAN JOHNSON!" and, "It's time to BREAK THE LAW!"
    • "Aye-aye Sir!"
  • Captain Obvious: In Megaman 9, complete with "Ya don't Say?"
  • Camp Straight: Sean tries to state he is straight. He even annotated a video explaining a bisexual statement from Luis. It doesn't help that he has a lisp, can speak like a girl, and declares himself fabulous on more than one occasion. This also extends to Suspiciously Specific Denial.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: A certain someone is known for being...weird. You cannot deny that the mastermind of this channel is certifiably insane.
  • Continuity Lockout: Go Go Dr Eggman was a poorly sung rip-off of the Power Rangers theme for when Sean was winning a race in Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed as Dr Eggman. It is referenced, but forever lost.
  • Cool, but Inefficient:
    • Half the stuff Sean does is to show off, even if it means nothing.
    • He acknowledges that while some items in game seem cool, like the Blue Gem in Sonic 06, it truly gets you nowhere.
  • Dreaming of Things to Come: Many times, when Sean is watching the others play a game, he goes silent, and when they screw up, he takes a long breath and usually says a certain line.
    "I saw that coming, and I did nothing about it."
  • Early Installment Weirdness: The very first videos on the channel before the new format, and even so, before the Capture Card arrived.
  • Epic Fail: A live LP is full of them. Not counting Sean's stupid moments:
    • Failing to nab the good endings in both Sonic CD and Sonic 4.1.
    • Sonic Colors Co-op footage.
    • Sky Rail, at the very end.
  • Evil Laugh: Sean. It's initially shown in Ratchet and Clank, and provides the current page quote, and returns fairly frequently in moments of pure sadistic pleasure for Sean.
  • Extreme Omnisexual: Sean has his weaponry. Bigger guns, happier Sean.
  • Fan Boy: Giles wasn't too optimistic about Ratchet and Clank, then he demanded the sequel. That changed quickly.
    • Downright perfect in reference to the Sonic Games
    • Isaac
  • The Faceless: No one knows what they all look like... Except Sean, who forgot that the Wii U's GamePad has an integrated camera that's used in some of Nintendo Land's minigames.
  • Face Palm: Sometimes even audible.
  • Filler Arc: Sean admitted that Kirby's Dream Land was 22 minutes of filler.
  • I Hate Past Me: Sean doesn't like watching his own videos, so he hates Post-Commentary.
  • It Is Pronounced Tropay: Poor Sean. No one outside of the videos gets his name right.
  • It's Popular, Now It Sucks!: Invoked. Isaac and Sean both love Pokémon..before 2013.
  • It Amused Me: Sean crazy tendencies, and he is also more than willing to make the others suffer for his own amusement. He really needs help...
  • Jump Scare: In the Slender videos, Sean is reduced to a high pitched girl in the fetal position.
  • Just Testing You: Luis likes obvious questions
  • Kleptomaniac Hero:
    • Sean has OCD, which he CAN ignore...usually.
    • Meta Example:
      Isaac: I was most happy. Not what I was expecting, but definitely worth it. Are you going to 100% all the gems and stuff?
      Sean: Isaac, it's me.
      Isaac: I'll take that as a yes.
  • Large Ham: Sean likes 'announcing' things in an odd voice, such as "DAN GREEN!" and "DAN JOHNSON!".
  • Marathon Level: Initially, videos were, at most, around 15 minutes, but have been bumped up to 30 to make up for a lax schedule.
  • Man With A Thousand Voices: Sean likes changing his accent on a whim. The British Accent he uses is described as "Sexy".
  • Mind Screw: During Ratchet and Clank 2, a Microbot falls off a bridge. Something already impossible. This occurs at the end of a level. Now consider that it refused to move, and couldn't get back anyway because it couldn't jump. Later, Sean notices enemies aren't disintegrating. He doesn't worry, but looks on at it like a trophy. later he realizes he can't progress past a trap because the game is programmed to only let you procede, once the enemies have vanished. After avoiding that, he realized that at the end of the level it was mandatory to open a door, and he declared the bad guys had won.
  • Motor Mouth: Can ANYONE understand Sean half of the time?
  • Non Sequitur: Chris kept bringing up irrelevant topics during Crash Bandicoot.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Sean and his love for carnage. note 
    Sean: Weapon efficiency: When you kill an enemy, and you don't leave blood everywhere, you know you've done your job!
  • Only Sane Man: Present, and subverted. Luis comes off as rather calm, only to rage quit at random.
  • Opening Narration: Or lack thereof. They even joke about needing an intro.
  • Original Character:
    • Isaac created "The Wiggles", a species born from sexual arousal from children and anal beads. Don't ask.
    • Viagra Bot.
  • Out of Focus: People keep dropping in and out of LPs.
  • The Perfectionist: Sean, who demands 100% completion. Played for laughs, as the others love denying him such.
  • Rage Quit: Luis, when he hands the controller to Sean.
  • The Reveal: Yet to happen, as no one has yet to appear in person on camera. Sean plans to one day, or so he claims... However, Sean didn't remember the Wii U effectively has a face cam for some games.
  • Rule of Three: At most, there are 3 people per game at one time.
  • Running Gag:
    • "I wonder if Lava Hurts..."
    • Knuckles, the Down's-Syndrome Enchilada.
    • Still eating those Doritos
    • Whenever something impossible in-game is done, cue M. Bison.
  • Running Gagged: Subverted. Poor Sean will never live that lava down.
  • Say My Name: Oh so many, guess who by?
    • "Damn it, Luis!"
    • "Damn it, Giles!"
    • "Damn it, Miyamoto!"
  • Scenery Porn: Not used to 60 FPS? Hi Sonic Lost World!
  • Shout-Out: They reference SomecallmeJohnny and BrainScratchComms a lot. Possibly due to the similarities between the two, only, you know, British.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: Sean claims everyone else is gay, and even tries to deny any remarks as quickly and as forcefully as possible.
  • Self-Deprecation: Comes with the depression.
  • Self-Imposed Challenge: In the Megaman games, Mega Buster only.
  • Special Guest: Sean's dogs, and his sister. Good ol' interruptions.
  • So What Do We Do Now?: Once an LP is over, they have to try and think of something else to do.
  • Stuff Blowing Up: They all think explosions are pretty.
  • Sudden Name Change: A lot of conceptual names were used for the name of the new channel concept, before settling on British let's Plays.
  • Take That!: Sean, when Luis got a game over in Radical Highway. He seemed upset, but deep down we all know it was sweet, sweet revenge.
  • That One Guy: Sean in every game he plays. Quite sad really.
  • Techno Wizard: Sean, and possibly Giles. Both study Computer Science and love the ever living hell out of it, to the point they can spend an entire video talking like it's a program. When another member questions something, Sean breaks the entire game down into code and explains it, which doesn't really answer the question. Appreciated by the others, who are often convinced that Sean is a robot himself, with unusual reaction times, pure logical mind and incredibly extensive memory. Subverted when they realize he is also capable of being a complete idiot. For someone of such high intelligence...
  • With Friends Like These...: Sean will never know true peace.
  • White Sheep: Everyone, including Sean's own family (when they chirp up from off camera) admits that he is, quite bizarrely, of incredibly high intelligence. He even goes as far as to claim he's an idiot just so he doesn't feel left out.

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