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The Last Guest is a Roblox Fan Animated Drama short film and first of its series of the same name, created by ObliviousHD, a British teenage animator renown for Roblox fan animation and Machinima, and released on December 8, 2017. Despite being young, it has over 20 million views and is considered one of the best Roblox fan animations ever made.
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Produced as a tragic and heartbreaking Allegory of Roblox's removal of the Guest feature, it tells the life of Guestnote , whose status as Guest is the reason he is disliked by others, and worst, is hunted down by Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization, an army of terrorist Guest-hating noobs. After witnessing the horrific deeds of the Bacon Soldiers and the nearly-successful genocide against Guests, he joins the army and tries to defeat them for once and for all.

Watch the short film here. Don't forget to bring tissues.

The Last Guest 2 - The Prodigy, released on April 7, 2018, is a Synchronous Episode taking place during the events of The Last Guest in the eyes of Jez, a Bacon Soldier taught that Guests were evil. However, after observing the horrible life the Guests were enduring and befriending Zara, who cares for the Guests, he takes a great turn on his view... Watch it here.

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The Last Guest 3 - The Uprising was released on September 28, 2018. As another Synchronous Episode happening during the end of The Last Guest, it deals with the Colonel taking over the remains of the Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization, and a plan to free the Guests once again. Watch it here.

The Last Guest 4 - The Great War, the Grand Finale of and direct Sequel to the series, was released on November 29, 2018 and can be seen here. The ties are loose, the Robloxian Army is going head-on with the Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization once again, and the fate of them and the Guests is uncertain.

An official Roblox game based on The Last Guest series, Guest World was released for everyone on December 22, 2018. There, players can roleplay as either a Guest or Bacon, socialize, and take on quests and minigames. Check it out.

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If you would like, you can buy and watch the entire combined (and extended) series on Amazon Prime Video.

On May 11, 2020, the trailer for the prequel series, The Bacon Hair, was released, which serves as the Prequel of The Last Guest series and explores the state of the Bacons and Guests back then. All parts were released on December 11, 2020, with the first part made free on YouTube and the rest having to be bought on Amazon Prime Video.

See also Guest 666 and Blox Watch, other Roblox animations by ObliviousHD


The Last Guest series provides examples of:

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    The Last Guest 2 - The Prodigy 
  • Abusive Parents: Jez's father punches and knocks out his son, for drawing instead of training to be a soldier.
  • Aerith and Bob: Jez and Zara are exotic, compared to Rose, and Matt and Daisy in The Last Guest.
  • An Aesop: Never give up.
  • Asshole Victim: Lampshaded when Jez disregards his injured father's call for pity and leaves him to die:
    Jez: You locked away, humiliated and killed hundreds of innocent people. I will NEVER help you.
  • The Big Bad: Appears to be Bacon Colonel at first. Turns out to be Jez's father, Bacon General.
  • Bloodier and Gorier: The Last Guest 2 has more blood and violent deaths than its predecessor, with 2 important characters being murdered and the whole Gladiator Games.
  • Bloody Horror: Jez's mother's death has a giant puddle of blood. Blood splatters in deaths later on could count as this.
  • Category Traitor: When Jez discovers Zara's kindness and friendliness to the Guests, he is initially mad and calls Zara a traitor.
  • Dehumanization: The Colonel punishes Jez for helping the Guests by forcing him to live with the Guests at the camp.
  • Determinator: Because of his mother's encouragement of determination and "never giving up", Jez is successful in kicking other Bacons' butts.
  • Did Not Die That Way: After a long time believing that a Guest killed his mother, Jez finds out that his mother was killed by the Bacon Colonel. The murderer is later revealed to be not the Colonel, but Jez's father.
  • Disney Death: It turns out that Guest wasn't killed in the explosion in the previous film. Jez pushes Guest and himself into a ditch, dodging the explosion. Zara's father later confirms that the unconscious Guest is alive.
  • Dying Race: The Guests are shown to be this. All but one have been either killed by the Bacons or sent to the labor camps where they are to be killed in the Guest Games, as part of the Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization's genocide plan.
  • Flashback: The beginning takes place 15 years before the events of the film.
    • Later, Jez experiences a flashback with his mother and Jez encouraging him to never give up.
  • Gladiator Games: The Guest Games, where Guests are forced to fight each other to death
  • Good Parents: Jez's mother is very sweet and soft to her son, contrasted to Jez's father brutal and harsh nature.
  • Heroic BSoD: When Jez discovers that his father actually murdered his mother
  • Nice Girl: Zara, who cares for the Guests
  • Mood Whiplash: "Mommy! Mommy! Guess what me and Zara found-" Cue Jez's mother laying on the floor in a puddle of blood, stabbed.
  • Politically Motivated Teacher: The Bacon Teacher teaches the little Bacon children anti-Guest propaganda. Subverted in The Great War, as he was forced to do so.
  • Synchronous Episodes: The Last Guest 2 takes place during the events of the previous entry, but told in the eyes of Jez, a member of the Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization
  • Rebellious Rebel: Jez, Zara, and Zara's father. They're the only ones in the Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization that are on the Guests' side.
    • In The Great War, many more are revealed to be this, including the Bacon Teacher.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: The injured dog Jez and Zara find in the forest
  • Scenery Porn: The woodland landscape looks beautiful and realistic, compared to the previous film.
  • Slave Race: Almost all of the Guests are enslaved, carrying out forced labor and having to participate in the Guest Games
  • Those Two Guys: The Bacon Soldiers guarding the main base's gate.
  • Til Murder Do Us Part: Jez's father murdered his wife.
  • Uniformity Exception: Part of the Bacons, Jez has a red scar on his face, the Colonel dons a mustache and beard, and the Teacher has gray hair. Part of the Guests, Rose has long hair.

    The Last Guest 3 - The Uprising 
Spoilers for this entry will be marked as usual. However, spoilers for the past entries will remain unmarked. You Have Been Warned!
  • Actionized Sequel: In fact, the Tagline is now "A Roblox Action Movie". The Great War also receives this.
  • Artifact Title: The Last Guest doesn't mean much by this entry. Guest's death was a Disney Death and there are plenty of Guests out there in the labor camps. They are still a Dying Race though.
  • Big Bad: The Bacon Colonel, once again. This time, he has taken over the leadership of the Bacon Squad Terrorist Organization and is willing to defeat the Guests and Robloxian Army once again.
  • Cliffhanger: The film ends with Matt, Daisy, and Charlotte standing by Guest's memorial. An Elite Bacon Guard is spying on them. Meanwhile, Guest and Jez will have to fight or be executed.
  • Dramatic Irony: Matt, Daisy, and Molly still don't think that Guest is alive.
    Matt: Is there any chance he could still be alive?
    Molly: A few soldiers saw him at the explosion. I'm afraid there's no way he could have survived that.
  • Flashback: The beginning is the end of both The Last Guest and The Prodigy.
  • Gratuitous Ninja: The Bacon Elite Guards wear ninja-like suits and fight with katanas for the sake of Rule of Cool.
  • Hypocrite:
    Bully 1: (standing upright) We've both injured our knees, sir, we can hardly walk!
  • Jump Scare:
    Captain: I'm going to look around to see if I can find the- (gets stabbed by a Bacon Elite Guard right behind him, loud dramatic music suddenly plays)
  • Katanas Are Just Better: The Bacon Elite Guards wield katanas as their main weapons, as opposed to the regular Bacon Soldiers' firearms.
  • Manipulative Bastard: It is ultimately revealed that the Bacon Colonel was using Rose to give false information to Jez and trick him and Zara into entering the Guest Games arena and fighting each other. This time, Jez and Guest have to fight each other.
  • Shout-Out: Rose in her Flashback is seen reading Looking for Alaska.
  • The Squadette: Molly
  • Synchronous Episodes: The Last Guest 3 takes place during the ending of The Last Guest, but focuses on Jez and Guest's mission to rescue the Guests.
  • Wham Episode: See Manipulative Bastard above.
  • You Have Failed Me: When a Bacon Soldier reveals that Guest survived the explosion
    Colonel: Are you telling me there's a possibility he escape?
    Bacon Soldier 1: Well uh... yes sir.. there could be a chance he's still-
    (Colonel shoots Bacon Soldier)
    Colonel: Pathetic! I'll go find him myself!

    The Last Guest 4 - The Great War 
Same warning as the previous entry! You Have Been Warned!
  • Action Girl: Molly The Squadette does more buttkicking than in The Uprising. She shoots off the Bacon Elite Guard's sword and is seen brawling with the Bacon Soldiers to death.
  • Babies Ever After: Matt and Molly presumably marry and have a baby girl.
  • Beta Couple: Jez and Rose and Matt and Molly to Guest and Daisy, the Alpha Couple
  • The Commies Made Me Do It/I Have Your Wife: Rose only betrayed Jez and Guest and obeyed the Colonel so that he wouldn't execute her mother.
  • Deadly Doctor: Zara's father is able to bust Guest, Jez, and Rose from the Guest Games arena by injecting with syringes into the guarding Bacon Soldiers and putting them to unconsciousness.
  • Disney Villain Death: Subverted. The Bacon Colonel is shot in the chest, falls off the cliff to a pond, and drowns.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: After all these chaos of the Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization and the tragedies of Guest and Jez, Jez kills off the Bacon Colonel, the Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization surrenders, and Robloxians, Guests, and Bacons can now live together in peace.
  • Genocide Backfire: All because he survived by Disney Death, Guest is able to lead the Great War and to the end of the Bacon Soldier Terrorist Organization's reign of terror.
  • Grand Finale
  • Just Following Orders: The Bacon Teacher really supports the Guest and was forced to teach Bacon propaganda in the first place.
  • War Is Hell:
    Daisy: War is so pointless... I've lost the person I love most in the world.
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