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  • Accidentally Correct Writing: When discussing Meredith Monk's Turtle Dreams, the crew compares it a parody of avant-garde art such as the landlord dancing scene in The Big Lebowski. As pointed out by many in the comments, one of Monk's songs was actually used in the film itself, making the comparison more apt than intended.
  • Colbert Bump: After getting a whole episode dedicated to it, the obscure indie film Lycan Colony started getting sold on Amazon for $385 per copy.
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  • Creator Backlash: According to lead actor Jack Mulcahy, Creating Rem Lezar's director Scott Zakarin was not especially pleased with some of jokes made at the movie's expense, particularly the references to pedophilia and 9/11. Mulcahy himself found RLM's commentary hilarious.
  • Missing Episode:
    • The 2014 April Fools episode has been set to private following the fake Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom review debacle with Half in the Bag. Although still unavailable on YouTube, it has since been uploaded to Vimeo.
    • The episode featuring Max Landis was de-listed after his numerous sexual harassment allegations, which is unfortunate because it features one of the most legendary discussions in the show's history: Double Down. It does not show up on Youtube searches, but can still be found by sifting through the channel's official BOTW playlist. Additionally, fans have re-uploaded the ''Double Down'' segment, which makes it easy to locate.
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    • At least one episode was abandoned because the cast had nothing to say about any of the videos.
    • The episode spotlighting Diamond Cobra vs. The White Fox was removed after it was hit with a copyright strike.
  • Name's the Same: The group gets a kick out of Phil Davis from Russian Terminator, as the character shares his name with Josh's character from RLM's film Feeding Frenzy.
  • Old Shame: Between the polarizing response from fans and the numerous sexual harassment allegations that came to light after he appeared, Max Landis is one of the very few guests who has never made subsequent appearances. RLM seems to want to forget it ever happened.
  • Throw It In!: Occasionally invoked.
    • A sudden loud and hard sneeze by Mike that caught everyone in the discussion off guard was apparently too good to leave out of "Wheel of the Worst #3".
    • The entirety of the second part of "Wheel of the Worst #6". The second video discussion, "The Osteoporosis Dance", is twelve minutes, and consists of everyone trying desperately not to burst out laughing and failing horribly.
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    • Rich trips on a green screen at the end of "Wheel of the Worst #21", taking out a light in the process. It made the destruction of that episode's loser, Massaging the Elderly, even funnier, so it was kept.
  • Unintentional Period Piece: In the Last Vampire on Earth episode, Jay begins by playing with a fidget spinner and says they should highlight it so that they can get a million views. The episode came out in 2017, the year of the fidget spinner fad.
  • What Could Have Been: Wheel of the Worst and Plinketto often have some fascinating selections that inevitably don't get chosen by the random draw, leaving the viewer to wonder what little gem is hiding behind such awesome(ly bad) cover art. And since many of them are highly-obscure VHS tapes which are long since out-of-print, the viewer will likely keep wondering.
  • Why Fandom Can't Have Nice Things: The message board was unlinked in 2014 due to viewer abuse. The board is now only populated with longtime viewers who saved the URL, and a new Tapatalk board replaced it in late 2017.
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