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Recap / The Nostalgia Critic S 1 E 27

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Release: September 8, 2008

Countdown: The Top 11 Saddest Nostalgic Moments

  1. Every Disney movie ever made.
  2. The death of Spock from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  3. The funeral from My Girl
  4. The death of Charlotte from Charlotte's Web
  5. The drowning and death of Artax from The Never Ending Story
  6. Snoopy's going away party from Snoopy, Come Home
  7. The ending to What's Opera, Doc?
  8. The entirety of An American Tail.
  9. The death of Littlefoot's mother from The Land Before Time
  10. "I'm So Blue" from Follow That Bird
  11. "Saying Goodbye" from The Muppets Take Manhattan

This countdown contains examples of:

  • Boom Head Shot: Nostalgia Critic at the end of the review.
  • Downer Ending: Critic gets shot in the head as he signs off.
  • Killed Mid-Sentence: Critic gets shot as he says his signoff phrase, followed by the spring song from Bambi.
  • Mood Whiplash: Critic criticizes the scene transition in Bambi for going from the death of Bambi's mother to a happy springtime song and proceeds to play other sad Disney scenes and have this play afterward.
  • Shout-Out
    • Critic questions why a horse would be depressed and sink in the swamp and proceeds to dub over Artax with a Mr. Ed impression.
  • Single Tear: Critic breaks down when he sees Big Bird shed a tear in his song.

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