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Recap / Homestar Runner DNA Evidence

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Airdate: Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Strong Sad decides to solve the mystery of the DNA Evidence once and for all.


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  • Audience Murmurs: The cartoon opens with Strong Sad trying to get the attention of a murmuring audience. Then it turns out the only other person in the room was Homsar, who was somehow making the crowd sounds all by himself.
  • Big "WHAT?!": When Strong Bad confirmed that the DNA evidence was Strong Sad's, Strong Sad lets out a baffled "Whaaaaat?!".
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  • The Dog Was the Mastermind: It turns out that Strong Sad had been following the trail of the stolen DNA evidence so he could get it back.
  • Evil Laugh: Strong Sad laughs maniacally as clips of him spying on people talking about the evidence is shown at the end.
  • I Ate WHAT?!: Homestar drank the DNA Evidence upon finding it, mistaking it for a glass of Mountain Dew. He immediately spat it out at The Cheat.
  • Malaproper:
    • When introducing the "Previously on Homestar Runner" segment, Homestar pronounces "previously" with a short "e".
    • Homestar refers to the DNA evidence as "Dan evidence", and mistakes the actual DNA evidence for a glass of "Mountain Dwe".
  • Parrot Exposition: Twice, Strong Sad repeats what someone says to him and appends "Eh?" to it.
    Strong Sad: You left it on your desk, eh?

    Strong Sad: So he wiped his face off with a gross towel, eh?
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  • Previously On…: The cartoon opens with a recap of all the Strong Bad Emails that mentioned the "DNA Evidence" Running Gag.
  • The Reveal: It's revealed that the DNA Evidence is Strong Sad's DNA. Strong Bad wanted it analyzed to see if Strong Sad is part elephant or hippo.
  • Steven Ulysses Perhero: Coach Z admits to being Damp Towel Man, AKA Dan Towelman, and Bubs is implied to be his rival Dry Ragamuffin, AKA Dreyfus Ragamoofin. Strong Sad observes that Coach Z has "a sucky imagination".
  • Strange Minds Think Alike: Bubs, Marzipan, and Strong Bad are all involved in something called "Toga Yoga".

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