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Tom Fawkes: How do we still have synergy during this?
ProtonJon: 'Cause this is how TRG works! We get angry, and we focus!

The Runaway Guys are a collaborative group of Let's Players on YouTube, comprising ProtonJon, NintendoCapriSun, and Chuggaaconroy. Chugga is in charge of maintaining the channel, although Jon has made posts and comments for the channel as well. For the first two years, updates usually only occurred every Saturday, but this was changed to Saturday, Tuesday, and Thursday following an announcement on February 8, 2013. Videos for Mario Party games (starting with the third) and Fortune Street are also posted daily (each board beginning on Saturday and continuing every day until its end).

Their first Let's Play premiered on February 5, 2011. The three of them were the only ones participating, but many of their later videos have featured additional players.

Along with their official long-running LPs, they have done one-shot filler LPs (labeled "The Runaway Gaiden"), tournaments featuring multitudes of guest players, and side collab projects that they gradually update and use as filler between regular projects.

On occasion at various conventions, the Runaway Guys have their own panel, called Thrown Controllers, essentially a game show inspired by Nick Arcade. In its debut at PAX East 2012, two teams took turns answering questions and playing video game challenges, either against each other, solo, or against members of the audience. At PAX Prime 2012, they retooled the game (mostly due to the previous iteration being plagued by technical problems and a sluggish pace) into a single-person quiz show with challenges, similar to the initial concept except for one person at a time, and this is how it has been done since. Many prizes are awarded at these panels, ranging from character pins from Fangamer to (as a grand prize) an actual video game console, such as a Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, or Nintendo Switch. There also exists an open-source edition of Thrown Controllers for others to make their own version of the game show, hosted here.

In 2018, they started the now-annual charity marathon, The Runaway Guys Colosseum, raising money for Direct Relief and featuring many of their friends and fellow LPers. And a lamp. The lamp is important.

They have a Shout-Out page here, a Character Sheet here, an Epic Fail page here, and a Drinking Game here.

Click here to view the channel's official website.

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Current Collabs

    Main Collabs 

    Side Collabs 


    The Runaway Gaiden 

    Lost/Status Unknown 
  • Kirby Air Ride as filler with SuperJeenius (revealed on one of ProtonJon's streams) note 
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament (revealed on StephenVlog and by Stephen's friend Dan on his vlog) note 
  • Power Stone 2 and ChuChu Rocket! for Gaiden according to a stream of Jon's on 24th of August 2016. note 
  • Mario Party-e note 
  • Pac-Man Vs. note 

Their Let's Play videos have provided examples of:


  • Aborted Arc: During Colosseum 2020, there were two major story arcs being told. One involved a twist that Lord Dona'tor is the result of Tom Fawkes' psychoactive imagination, and the other being Stephen revealing that the Lamp was Evil All Along. While the latter carried over into Colosseum 2021's bumpers, with the Lamp nearly killing Stephen, the former was dropped entirely, with Lord Dona'tor returning to his status as just a mysterious entity.
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: invoked Done deliberately. The guys like to play certain characters to be very different than their canon personalities.
  • Animated Adaptation: Most are available here. Others can be found in this playlist.
  • April Fools' Day: Done here.
  • Artificial Stupidity: Whenever the guys play with AI-controlled players, expect to see examples of this or The Computer Is a Cheating Bastard.
  • Ascended Extra:
    • With the exception of JoshJepson, all of their main LP guests were tournament participants before being brought back.
      • Two of those guests have ascended further than that; Lucahjin married Jon while Masae Anela serves as their tech expert for Thrown Controllers.
    • Fortune Street was originally going to be a one-off project, but was popular enough to be its own side project with varying special guests.
    • Waluigi, whose popularity in Fortune Street made Jon choose him for Mario Party 3.
    • Daisy went from an AI character to Chugga's Mario Party character after Donkey Kong was turned into a NPC for Mario Party 5.
    • Wii Party was originally going to be a side project, but got turned into Main Collab #6 after technical difficulties with original Collab #6, which became Collab #7.
    • On the Colosseum side, The Completionist went from being a cameo in the 2022 edition to being one of the main stars in the 2023 edition.
  • Ass Shove: Joked about during Super Smash Bros. Brawl:
    Jon: (as they're switching off) "It is me and you, but since there's only one character... I'll hold onto this controller and do nothing with it."
    Emile: "Don't shove it up your ass."
    Jon: "Yes, that is exactly what I was going to do. How dare you take that option away from me."
    (Emile laughs and Tim groans)
  • Attractive Bent-Gender:
    • During Wheel of Fortune, Emile notices Jon's good-looking avatar:
      Emile: "Damn Jon, you got hot!"
      Tim: (laughs)
      Jon: "Um..."
      Emile: "I'm just returning what you said before."
      Jon: "I actually said that when your character was a female, though."
      Emile: "Oh. Well, well crap."
      Jon: (slow clap)
  • Berserk Button:
    • Chugga hates the name Steve, due to Creator Backlash. Also, never bring up Paper Mario: Sticker Star in front of him, or else he will go on a vicious tirade about it being a terrible game. In fact, the most legitimate praise he's ever given the game comes from their Pikmin series, where he complements the game for working properly.
    • Jon hates almost all of his lines from the past (especially "MOVE FASTER POKEY!"), hates it when people take his relationship with Chugga the wrong way, and hates almost all of Chugga's puns.
  • Big "NO!": Chugga really goes wild with this trope. It's even gotten to the point where he has admitted it's practically his catchphrase.
  • Big "WHAT?!": Both Chugga and Jon get in on this.
  • Big "YES!": Usually, when something good actually happens, Jon or Chugga will shout it.
    • "Luigi's Engine Room – Episode 1": ~7:33 probably has the biggest one in the series, so loud they had to turn the volume down in editing:
      Jon: YEAH!!! YEAH! SUCK IT!
    • Everyone does this when Chugga makes it to the top of the flagpole in 3D World's Rolling Ride Run with one second left. It has to be seen to be believed.
  • Big Word Shout: "GAAAAAAAAAAME!"
  • Bookends: Every regular Let's Play that they've completed so far has an example of this, whether subtle or blatant.
  • Bootstrapped Theme: In a sense. Every video ends with stats related to the current project and links to solo channels, with music playing over it. They often use music from the game they're playing. But ever since Fortune Street, they just as often use its remix of the ''Super Mario World'' bonus music. Chugga has even jokingly called it their theme song.
  • Butt-Monkey: Tim. If something bad is going to happen to someone, it's probably going to be him. So much so that the others seem kind of protective of him, and avoid picking on him whilst bickering amongst themselves. What's strange about this is that Tim has, in the past, proven himself MORE than a capable gamer with challenges like the swordless or 3-heart runs of The Legend of Zelda.
    • An excellent example of this is part one of Mystery Land in the Mario Party 2 LP. He actually manages to get lucky enough to have more coins than anyone else... and then, due to A Day At The Races and Chance Time, he goes from over 80 coins to one.
      • In the very last Mario Party video, he finished the Pot o' Skills with 2 coins. The Pot o' Skills has no stars and is determined completely by coins.
    • All three have had their moments such as Jon having horrible luck in Mario Party and Chugga repeatedly dying in Sonic Adventure and Super Mario Bros. 3.
  • The Cameo: Four special guests appear in the Colosseum Direct.
    • D.C. Douglas makes a guest appearance in a bumper for Day 2 of the event, portraying himself as Albert Wesker. He would go on to team with Jon in a series of Resident Evil 5 streams.
    • Similarly, well-known video game composer Grant Kirkhope drops a quick shout out to FamilyJules and the TRG crew.
    • Lindsay Jones (from RWBY) joins the Animal Crossing: New Horizons segment while the group is visiting Jules's island.
    • Following the New Horizons segment, VoiceoverPete makes a surprise appearance encouraging viewers to continue donating.
  • Canada, Eh?: Where Jon is from, and where the latter half of Subspace Emissary was recorded.
  • Catchphrase:
    • Just about everyone sings "To the left, to the left, to the left" whenever one of them says to go left.
    • Chugga will often go "Might as welllll JUMP!"
    • Jon's famous "GAAAAAAAAME!"
      • "Bye guys!"
      • "Tell me more." (Usually when Chugga's in the middle of making a stupid guess in Wheel of Fortune)
    • According to Chugga, Josh's new catchphrase is "Are you serious?"
    • "Go team!"
    • Chugga likes saying "balls to the wall" a lot.
    • "I GOT COMBO-ED!!!"
    • In Subspace, "GAME!" is sometimes replaced by "CAMERA!"
    • Whenever someone makes a reference or shout out, Jon will usually say, "Thanks/Thank you (whatever is being referenced here)." Examples include "Thanks Maxwell." and "Thank you, Yu-Gi-Oh!"
    • D'OH, I MISSED!
    • Chugga: ONE!
  • Collective Groan: Often in response to a pun made by one of the Guys, mostly Chugga.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience:
    • Confused as to who's who? Chugga is red, Jon is blue, and Tim is green (they often refer to this color arrangement as their "TRG Colors"). Save for Wii Party, where, due to player order, this gets messed up (Chugga is blue, Jon is green, and Tim is red), but since they're using their own Miis it's still simple to tell who is who.
      • And while Chugga is most often player 1, sometimes it will be Tim because the player color is green, in the case of Luigi or Link. Jon got Player 1 in Kirby & the Amazing Mirror because that game doesn't have a blue player but does have a red.
    • Guest stars are often yellow, sometimes purple. This is emphasized further in New Super Mario Bros. Wii, in which Josh's name is highlighted in black rather than the other Guys' white.
    • Colors go all over the spectrum for tournaments, unique to each participant.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: The Guys have acknowledged at least once that a video's view count is roughly inversely proportional to how much fun they actually had playing the game, which points to their audience showing more favoritism to projects which involve them being assholes to each other. Specifically, they used Rayman Legends as an example, since they all agree that they liked the project and had a lot of fun playing it together, but it's one of their least watched series.
  • Companion Cube:
    • During Colosseum, the lamp is treated as being just as much a part of the group as anyone else, and even gets its own section of the sitcom opening parody, with said section being a little more... ominous than the rest of the video.
    • The burger shop mascot from Sonic Adventure becomes this during the LP.
  • Cuddle Bug: Chance Time of Mario Party's Bowser's Magma Mountain. Thanks to Jon, Emile won the game and swapped stars with Wario. This led to...
    Jon: (about Emile) "He's hugging me! He's hugging me!"
    Emile: (hugging Jon) "Monkey Hug!"
    Tim: "...I'm witnessing.. something..."
  • Demoted to Extra: Emile and Tim, two of the main members of TRG, had their presence reduced considerably in Colosseum 2023. Justified as both were dealing with COVID at the time and were quarantining to keep the rest of the group safe.
  • Determinators: The first Thrown Controllers Panel was an Epic Fail and seen back at as an Old Shame. They still did their next one instead of getting discouraged and has done many more since.
  • Dude, Not Funny!: In a PAX Prime 2013 wrap-up video (featuring but not created by Jon, Chugga, and Tim), at one point Chugga makes a very bad pun, prompting Dodger to call for applause from the audience. Later, Jon makes a comment about his pedometer, and Chugga responds by pronouncing it "paedo-meter". The audience is silent and Dodger says, "Don't applaud for that one..."
  • Early-Installment Weirdness:
    • Mixed with Character Development. Mario Party had Chugga being calmer and Jon more energetic, leading to them being very similar to one another aside from their ongoing rivalry, and Tim barely talking whatsoever. In New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Chugga's goofiness was turned up to eleven while Jon embraced his inner Token Evil Teammate, leading to their rivalry turning practically bloodthirsty (and Tim still barely talked). After that, Chugga relented to his more characteristic sense of humour; Jon, while still a troll, only did so when provoked or when it would be perfectly timed rather than practically every second; and Tim, while still the quietest, has become more talkative and even a Deadpan Snarker to rival Jon.
    • In their first few Let's Plays, they all called each other by their channel names, but eventually became close enough friends that they're on a first name basis (with Tim still calling Emile Chugga on occasion); hearing the change can be pretty drastic if you binge their videos. See First-Name Basis below.
  • Extremely Short Timespan: Many of their LP recordings fall into this, since they live so far apart and can't exactly meet up every day.
  • Failed a Spot Check: A distressingly common problem for Chugga, who is prone to inobservance and impatience, causing him to miss details that make it significantly easier to progress had he paid attention. Also applies to Tim and Jon every so often (usually in Mario Party) but not quite to the same extent.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: Stephen's bumper for Colosseum 2021 was filmed in 2021, and there's a brief moment where one can make out the bun he's had to tie his hair into.
  • First-Name Basis: Over time, they've been calling each other by first names and not their usernames, more and more. (Though Jon and a few of the guests have their first names in their usernames.)
  • Friendly Fireproof: Chugga has revealed that this is enough to disqualify a game from being played by the Guys. Kirby's Epic Yarn being the prime example — in the first episode of his solo LP of the game, Chugga says that they were considering it for a collab project, but the deciding factor (apart from being limited to two players) was that the inability to screw each other over made for a much less entertaining LP.
  • Genre Savvy: They showed impressive amounts of genre savviness in their later Mario Party playthroughs. In one board in Mario Party 3, Tim had the means to reach the next star, but since he had the star lead and the star was in a difficult to reach spot, he refrained from using the magic lamp and prevented the rest from getting the next stars. He won the board. However, this trope was taken up to eleven in Mario Party 4, where they frequently invoked Tempting Fate and called each other out when it worked.
  • Homage: Since the 2020 edition, TRG Colosseum's intros are done in the styles of famous shows.
  • Homoerotic Subtext: Jokingly, between Jon (Waluigi) and Bowser during Mario Party 3. Bowser nearly always does his "sexy" pose for Jon every time he visits him. Jon mentions he is Bowser's husband and mentions forgetting their anniversary. Jon actually seems jealous when Daisy visits Bowser and does his sexy pose, making him talk like Christopher Walken. The other guys get in on it too, as Emile says "Jon is the one wearing pants in that relationship."
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: Just as bad as in Chugga's solo videos. To Tim and Jon's eternal pain.
    • When NCS makes one at the end of Episode 6 (Mario Wii), everyone laughs.
      Tim: Son of a beach!
    • In Episode 9 of New Super Mario Bros. Wii, there is a pun-off.
    • Not from one of their official LPs, but from this livestream of Super Mario RPG (Jon playing, Chugga and Tim watching):
      Tim: THIS IS STARDA!
      Jon and Chugga: *Beat* *epic groans*
    • From Episode 16 of New Super Mario Bros. Wii:
      Chugga: *NCS and Josh have just used a twelfth continue* I guess these continues are a dime a dozen!
      Jon: Swear to god, gonna kill you!
  • Irony:
  • Lampshaded Double Entendre: There's a lot of this kind of talk, unsurprising considering that both Chugga and NCS are part of the group.
  • Massive Multiplayer Crossover:
    • The various invitational tournaments (streamed on Jon's Twitch channel) feature a barrage of guest players from JonTron to Smooth McGroove.
    • The Runaway Guys Colosseum, a yearly charity livestream that's also hosted on Jon's Twitch channel. Originally launched in 2018, this weekend long event features the likes of Masae Anela, Lucahjin, StephenPlays (along with his wife Mal, AKA MalMakes), JoshJepson, AttackingTucans, Marriland, and Tom Fawkes, along with musicals guests like Adrisaurus, FamilyJules, and ToxicxEternity. The stream relies mainly on video game challenges, musical performances, and other miscellaneous activities to raise money for the medical relief charity, Direct Relief. Lasting about 3-4 days a year and featuring an impressive cast of participants, Colosseum is, to date, the largest collaborative event ever hosted by the channel.
  • Mythology Gag: Whenever he gets the chance to, Emile will say "Press L to P!" (one of their original ideas for the channel name).
  • The Neidermeyer: Jon's characterization of Captain Olimar in Pikmin.
  • Never Heard That One Before: Jon's reaction of "Move faster, Pokey!" is referenced in Mario Party.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Lampshaded often. Whenever the three all screw up majorly at once or otherwise cause a total failure, one of them always responds with "Good job, team!" Notable in this video.
  • No Indoor Voice: It's nearly impossible to find even a single episode that doesn't have any one of the guys yelling.
    • Lampshaded in "Mario Party 3 - Waluigi's Island [Part 5]," whose description reads: "I'd give you guys a volume warning for this episode, but let's be honest, they're usually needed for all TRG episodes."
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Right at the beginning of New Super Mario Bros. Wii:
    Emile: "It's Chuggaaconroy with our special guest here!"
    Josh: "Don't touch me please."
  • No Yay: invokedIn episode 4, Jon has just joined as Primmnote , and Emile is playing Randi. Their sprites inevitably bump against each other, and Emile decides he needs to provide the following warning:
    Emile: "OK, listen. There's gonna be some kind of like, you know, sexual tension between you and me. That was not what it looked like, OK?"
    Jon: "Nope. Hard pass."
    Emile: "Oh."
    Jon: "Or soft pass, maybe, in this case."
  • Once an Episode: Whenever they play mainline co-op Mario games, Emile usually sings a TRG-ified parody of an old cartoon. New Super Mario Bros. Wii started the trend with The Jepsons, New Super Mario Bros. U continued it with The Timstones, their LP of New Super Luigi U gave us Runawayniacs, and so far, Super Mario 3D World capped it off by having Emile and Masae have a duet with Tiny Tim Adventures.
  • Out of Focus: When it comes to Mario Party videos (from the first two games), Luigi gets the least screen time, since he doesn't have an amusing voice clip and isn't considered to be a hard opponent.
  • Overcrank: Happens sometimes, usually when Emile wants to play back something that happened in editing. Most of the time, the footage goes on longer than it needs to because of the funny slow-mo voices.
  • Phrase Catcher:
    • "To the left, to the left, to the left..." is started by anything saying to go left.
    • "Might as wellllll JUMP!" is started by anything saying to jump.
    • "Doh, I missed!" is started by missing something.
    • "WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!" is started by Chugga doing anything Jon finds either sketchy, punny, or made of fail.
  • Precision F-Strike: When 3 adults play a multiplayer game where you can screw with your friends' sanity for the sake of your own laughter, this was bound to happen.
    • At the most, they usually resort to "Damn it!" But even Tim squeezes an actual F-Strike when he loses an intense game of Hot Rope Jump in Mario Party 2. He immediately apologizes for it.
    • The Mario Party 6 series was actually censored for the most part; however, when Emile reveals that Jon is about to play a luck-based Duel mini-game against Boo, Jon's reaction ("Aw, for fuck's sake!") is left uncensored.
  • Production Foreshadowing: Stephen's vlog has shown he would be the player four on two projects before the projects were posted. Both projects are four-player games involving a GameCube and four Game Boy Advances.
  • Put on a Bus:
    • Lucahjin is absent during the second Colosseum, as she's in the process of buying herself and Jon a new house.
    • Marriland was unable to attend Colosseum 2021; to make up for his absence, Jon invites Jirard Khalil to participate as a special guest.
  • Running Gag: Many. Chugga's bad puns, Jon being an asshole, Press L to P (In The Bathroom!). A YouTuber took the first half of the last one as their name; that user is responsible for the Top 10 videos.
    • There are also some longer-range ones that only show up occasionally, such as Jon claiming a character is "dead" and acting shocked.
    • Chugga's Popcultural Osmosis Failure tendencies (especially concerning how few movies he's seen) tend to crop up regularly in every LP.
    • The second video of every Mario LP features Chugga parodying the opening of a famous cartoon.
    • "Why did I have that installed?" shows up in some capacity during the Mario LPs, around the final boss fight. Chugga even comments on it during the credits of 3D World.
    • They also have a tendency to bring up the fact that LPs are recorded months in advance due to some people not realising it.
    • Every Mario Party has at least one minigame the Guys don't like which ends up getting played nearly every board.
    • Chugga insisting that going last is a good thing in many of their Mario Party videos, usually when he's the one going last.
    • Whenever the trio finishes a particularly lengthy or difficult section of a video game, Chugga will attempt to troll the other guys by pretending that they never started recording.
    • Pretty much every project where Chugga plays an old single-player game involves either "X wasn't cool when I was a kid" or "I got stuck on X and I gave up".
  • Shout-Out: The group's name is a reference to the band known as The Runaway Five in EarthBound (1994), which both Tim and Chugga have LPed in the past.
  • Special Guest: Since just about every multiplayer game allows up to four players, they attempt to get one to join them for each LP.
  • Stop Being Stereotypical: Jon has begged Emile many times over the course of the channel's history. Wherever he acts stereotypically French or Mexican, as he's part both.
  • Stupid Sexy Flanders: Joked about by Emile during their playthroughs of Brawl.
    Emile: "Hey, at least I didn't call one of the other Runaway Guys 'gorgeous' publicly."
    Jon: "Dun da-dun dun."
    Tim: (groans) "Touche."
    Jon: "He actually saw that."
    Emile: "E-yup."
  • Take That!:
    • Chuggaaconroy LOVES taking shots at ProtonJon for his Schedule Slip.
      • This is even how they start out Mario Party 2!
        Chugga: "Onto our fourth project in the time it's taken Jon to make five videos!"
        Jon: "You are a DICK!"
    • It seems that there's some vitriol toward Game Grumps, with Chugga openly saying that they suck and Tim criticizing them for their tendency to not Read the Freaking Manual.
  • That Came Out Wrong: Very often the Guys have a tendency to say the worst things at the wrong time:
    • During their third collab for Super Smash Bros. Brawl in October 2011, Emile has a screenshot of one of the enemies (looking like he's) sucking off Diddy Kong. Jon questions this.
    • In the process of fighting Kirby, Jon proves Freud right and Emile makes things worse.
      Jon: "Captain Falcon has tripped! Doing a seductive pose for you, Kirby!"
      Emile: "You threw paper at him and he died..."
      Jon: "Why is the top button so sticky!?" (Tim laughs) "What did you guys do to this controller!?"
      Emile: (Quietly) "In bed."
    • Also during Brawl:
      Emile: "You said 'we', 'screw' and 'together' so many times in that sentence."
    • During part 4 of Goomba's Greedy Gala, Jon says he left his swim trunks.
      Emile: "I have trunks you can borrow."
      Jon: "All right, well, maybe."
      Emile: "Jon is going to be wearing my pants!"
      Jon: "Please don't ever say that again."
      Emile: "Why not, Jon? Do you not want the world to know that you were in my pants?"
    • From the intro to Boo's Haunted Bash:
      Emile: "The only thing scarier than this board is the fact that if Jon wins it, nobody can touch him!"
      Jon: "I like not being touched by guys. So let's make sure."
      Emile: "Too bad!"
    • During Episode 5 of Super Mario Bros. 3:
      Tim: "I'm on my knees right now."
      Emile: "Fuck me down and pull my knees!"
      Jon: "He's not actually on his knees, in case anyone was wondering."
      Tim: "...yeah, that would be awkward."
    • In Minigame Wars Part 1 for Mario Party 5:
      Emile: "Aw, you shoved me out of the way again!"
      Jon: "Me? It wasn't me — I never touched you."
      Emile: (dully) "I know."
      Jon: "You sounded really disappointed in that. That's very concerning."
    • In Metroid Prime Remastered part 4 for Metroid Prime Remastered'':
      Jon: "Alright, time for some fightin."
      Tim: "Time for some butt shavin."
      Emile: (Refering to fighting enemies) "I've done that before"
  • Top Ten List: Nearly all of their Let's Plays has a top 10 list of funny moments created by YouTube channel 1PressL2P (bonus points for taking a TRG joke name as their username)! They can all be found here!
  • Tournament Arc: They have several of those. See here.
  • True Companions: Needless to say, the Guys are so tight-knit that they're practically brothers, a fact that Jon and Emile will happily attest to. This also extends to the 14+ friends that they collaborate with during Colosseum; the chemistry within the group is so pure and genuine that they really do feel like one big family.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Chugga and Jon seem to have this relationship.
  • We Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties: Immediately after Jon calls himself a professional mine cart driver in Mario Party, a portion of commentary was removed due to personal reasons.
    • A small section of commentary in Episode 3 of New Super Mario Bros. is missing. During this segment, an explanation is displayed on the video: they discussed some of their future projects, and didn't want to spoil anyone. Jon is thanked/blamed for this. note 
    • A portion of the commentary was excised from Episode 25 of New Super Mario Bros. U. Jon clarified in a comment on the video that the removed audio consisted of Emile and Josh referring to someone they hated by their full name, due to mistakenly thinking a remark from Jon was targeted at that person.
    • On part 4 of Dokapon Kingdom Battle Royale, a part of commentary was cut out and it said on the screen, "No need to worry about what was said here". No one knows what it said, but it was probably something offensive, given Jon's reaction.
    • Referenced in Part 21 of Rayman Legends as part of a reference to Freakazoid!.
  • Wham Line: At the end of E. Gadd's Garage, everyone expects Emile to win or at least beat Jon in a tie. But then...
    Brighton: Wow! There are two Mini-Game Star winners? Incredible! Daisy and Waluigi!
    • Then again less than a minute later.
      Brighton: I can't believe it! There are two Action Star winners! Daisy and Waluigi!


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I Took a Few Liberties

In this TRG Colosseum sketch based on a dream Stephen had, Stephen asks Tom to record an episode of Morning Mario for him, only for the video to be a snowboarding lesson that has nothing to do with Super Mario Maker. When asking Tom about it, he insists to Stephen that he, "took a few liberties," until he's left screaming the phrase over and over again.

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