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hit the first fight against the Milky Way emperor evil.
Rebel army spy management during the war.
Steal the empire death star final the weapon,
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Princess Leah is the black imperial agent fuck.
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Star War: The Fourth Gathers: The Novelty Desire is the long-awaited sequel/Spiritual Successor to Backstroke of the West, being a Gag Dub of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Originally released in late 2016 as a Gag Sub as part of the launch of The Star War Gatherings, it is the first Gag Dub of a feature length film made as part of the online project The Dub Gathers, and the first full adaptation of one of KnifeOfPi2's Gag Subs. Created with the magic of Recursive Translation, it distorts the familiar story into barely recognizable insanity, which is then performed with the utmost conviction.
The subtitles can be read here, and the shooting script here.
Watch the first trailer here, and the second trailer here. The final film, which was released on April 1st, 2019, can be viewed here. That link was removed but re-uploaded in parts here.
Note: Only tropes about this particular translation should be put here. Anything on the proper translation should go on the proper page.
Character page here. Followed by The Counterattack Collection.
We trope be die:
- Adaptational Badass:
- The opening scroll suggests that the Rebels managed to steal the entire Death Station Wagon, though by part of the way film, it's back in Imperial control. It's also suggested that they put up much more of a fight at the start, as one of the Imperials reports that he was unable to take the ship.
- Java 5 is now a king rather than a crime lord.
- Adaptational Heroism: Dr. Cornelius Evazan is merely a writer in this timeline and wrote 12 paragraphs about a dead system. He's still a braggart and bully who decides to pick a fight with Gospel for no good reason, though.
- Adaptational Villainy: Princess Leah is now a "black imperial agent fuck" who actually wanted her people to die. However, she seems to have a Heel–Face Turn and join the rebellion for real once South Host decides that she has outlived her usefulness and has her locked up. Or perhaps he locked her up to help keep up her deception and she's still loyal to the Empire...Or maybe he did so because she's his ex.Reach the West: I supported her espionage.
- An Arm and a Leg: Ratio Tile tells Gospel that he's lost his first foot after training with the lightsaber. He doesn't appear to be harmed in the scenes afterward, though.
- Artistic License – Biology: Reach The West denounces Leah as the "body part of the rebel." He was probably being metaphorical.
- Ascended Meme: Reach the West denounces Bong Day as a "Traitor!"
- Attack! Attack... Retreat! Retreat!: Mr. Thoreau does this on the Station Wagon, just like in the original.
- Badass Boast:
- Mr. Thoreau claims he was the general staff of the millennium, and that he made in less than thirteen parsecs kesel run time.
- Ratio Tile boasts to Reach the West, "If you attack me, I must be more powerful than you can imagine."
- Benevolent Boss:
- Reach the West is one, as he takes care of his underlings and urges them to go on strike when he feels they've been mistreated.
- He also refers to them by name, as seen by referring to his wingman as "Zuckerberg", rather than by ID.
- Darkin may also be one, as he allows his subordinates to use drugs while working.
- Big, Stupid Doodoo-Head: Blow the Skin calls Reach the Man a "myopia scrap heap."
- Blatant Lies: Gospel claims to be transferring 1138 prisoners from another cell block. The lieutenant in charge doesn't even notice the deception.
- Brutal Honesty:
- Ratio Tile tells Luke outright that his dad is alive and that he doesn't like him. This doesn't stop him from claiming that he was killed moments later.
- After Ratio Tile's death at the hands of Reaching the West of Reaches, Princess Leah comforts Gospel by telling him there's nothing he can do.
- The Bus Came Back: The Good Elephant makes his first appearance since Backstroke, having been absent for Reply is Minus and Grand Theft Auto.
- As in Backstroke of the West, "This is where the fun begins" gets translated as "Game time started."
- Leah states that she is the Imperial Senate, which is an inversion of D's line from Backstroke of the West, in which "I am the senate" became "I am the member of senate."
- Ratio Tile describes a lightsaber as an "elegant weapon more civilization person," harkening back to his Bond One-Liner after dispatching Space General in Backstroke of the West ("looking me am a civilization person."). Of course, the original line from Revenge of the Sith that was mangled in Backstroke was a callback to A New Hope, so we've come full circle here.
- "A day after the fair" is stated by two different characters just like in Backstroke of the West.
- "A day of brave", spoken by Space General in Backstroke, is said by Mr. Thoreau here.
- But the ultimate example of this comes from Gospel who yells DO NOT WANT! like his parents after Reach the West kills Ratio Tile.
- Call-Forward: Gospel yells "I am being torn apart!" during the shootout at the detention block.
- Calling Me a Logarithm: Blow the Skin is upset at R2 calling his opponent a philosopher.
- The Cameo: Mr. Thoreau mentions "The Good Elephant" (an important offscreen character from Backstroke of the West) being in the Imperial Cruiser, but the audience still doesn't get to see him.
- Canon Immigrant: Darth Bader, who's apparently separate from Reach the West. According to Ratio Tile, it was "Bader" who named a young Jedi (presumably Allah Gold) to be his student. This flat-out contradicts Ghost, where nothing of the kind happens.
- Cool Boat: There are still no spaceships, or even airships anymore. Everyone's flying boats now.
- Cool Car: The Death Star is referred to as a Station Wagon by Grand Moff Darkin. Its ignition powers its planet-destroying superlaser.
- Covert Pervert: Leah/Bong Day makes some questionable references, including "Come here, you do not have an exit hole?", telling Luke to find the "spread leg control", and yelling "They came!" when a ST ER ORMTROOP squad arrives.
- Cult: D has turned the Empire of the First Choice into this. A large sect of white-suited followers who subscribe to the Religion of Evil that he fucked into law.
- A Date with Rosie Palms: Defied by Ratio Tile."You can not beat... however, there are alternatives to fighting."
- Eating the Eye Candy:
Gospel of Luke: Who is she? She is very sex appeal.
- Gospel of Luke does this upon seeing Princess Leah for the first time. (And yes, the sequels reveal that they're still siblings in this series.)
- Mr. Thoreau notes that "Our passengers must be hotter than I imagined."
- Eunuchs Are Evil: Subverted by Gospel. He tells Mr. Thoreau that he's lucky to have a package, but Gospel himself isn't very evil. Of course, Gospel isn't a eunuch, but we don't learn that Gospel is female until Hopeless Situation Return.
- Evil Smells Bad: Leah tells Darkin that she'll recognise his bad smell... when she brings the Board of Directors.
- Extreme Omnivore: Owen wants to eat Blow the Skin and R2 when the Jawas are selling them.
- Face–Heel Turn: The Good Elephant is now flying cruisers for the Empire. Though he's still referred to as "The Good Elephant" even by Mr. Thoreau, so maybe he just stuck around while the government itself went through a Face–Heel Turn.
- A Father to His Men: Reach the West seems to feel his men have been badly treated, as he urges them to go on strike.
- Flat "What":
- Mr. Thoreau says this upon exiting hyperspace into the ruins of Ai Dai Lun Xing, right after expressing his hatred of the atmosphere.
- The cantina bartender's shout of "no blasters!" has become this.
- Foreshadowing: Gospel states that Mr. Thoreau is lucky to have a package, implying that Gospel is a eunuch. He's revealed to be female in Hopeless Situation Return.
- Ghibli Hills: The Death Station Wagon itself has this in docking bay 327. It's described as a sunny bay."327 sunny bay. We are open field."
- Gratuitous Foreign Language: Ratio Tile says something in Chinese when talking to Mr. Thoreau.
- Harassing Phone Call: Darkin and his men "did landline the local system terrorize" to stir up fear of the Death Station Wagon.
- Heel–Face Turn: Gospel is initially part of the Religion of Evil, to where Blow the Skin refers to him as Lord, but he switches sides upon meeting Ratio Tile.
- Heroic BSoD: During the detention block shootout, Gospel loses his composure and yells "I am being torn apart!"
- Hidden Depths:
- Blow the Skin is a teacher.
- TK-421 writes books, although he has yet to publish them.
- I Am the Noun: Bong Day tries to evoke this to Reach the West by saying "I am the Imperial Senate...", but Reach the West cuts her down by responding "You are the body part of the rebel. Traitor!"
- Immediate Self-Contradiction: Admiral Motti says that Tarkin's station wagon isn't a battle station, but still refers to it as such unironically later during the same conversation.
- Leaning on the Fourth Wall:
- As shown in the page image, Blow the Skin at one point acknowledges that her dialogue is just a translation.
- Darkin complaining that "This argument makes no sense."
- Making Love in All the Wrong Places:
- Judging by Gospel's comment about Mr. Thoreau's package when they climb out of the Falcon Millennium's cargo compartment, they were implied to be getting it on while ST ER ORMTROOPs searched their ship trying to find them! The Modest Orgasm indeed. Lampshaded in the Hilarious Outtakes, where Gospel's actor says that he hopes the context will make the line "as sexual as it sounds."
- Later, Thoreau tells Gospel to blow him before going home.
- Meaningless Meaningful Words: This from Mr. Thoreau:"Well, it is nothing more than the surrounding hesitant better... wait for them to choose us."
- Mirror Character: Reach the West is portrayed similarly to Space General from Backstroke. Both fight for the villains, but are secretly trying to undermine them, while showing concern for their subordinates.
- Mundane Made Awesome: The Death Station Wagon's car ignition is used by the Empire to destroy entire planets.
- Mundane Utility:
- Inverted. The car ignition on the Empire's Station Wagon is harnessed to blow up planets.
- R2 gives Blow the Skin and Gospel instructions on how to use him to "play all the vinyl records."
- Noodle Incident: Mr. Thoreau mentions an Imperial slug problem. It's never brought up again.
- No Yay: In-Universe; this exchange between Luck and Gospel:Luck: Do you think guys like me...princess?Gospel: Do not want.
- Older Hero vs. Younger Villain: Similar to the original film, Reach the West insults Ratio Tile's age during their duel.Reach the West: Weak strength of the elderly.
- Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: Ratio Tile slips into Chinese while negotiating with Thoreau in the cantina.
- Poke the Poodle: Tarkin announces during a briefing that he's making threatening phone calls to the local systems.
- Product Placement:
- The Blockade Runner in the opening is apparently a Ford model, going by the word of Reach the West.
- When the Stormtroopers are investigating the escape pod on Africa, one of them holds up a piece of Blow the Skin and says it's an Android Phone.
- Han tells Greedo that Java 7 has more money to offer him.
- Related in the Adaptation: Java 5 is now Mr. Thoreau's father.
- Religion of Evil: D the Superior has turned the Republic into this, and it's implied the stormtroopers aren't willingly evil, but forced against their will to serve the religion when they stun Bong Day."the Lord held us captive."
- Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: Reach the West has Bong Day captured and imprisoned for being a traitor, despite the fact that it was his enemies she betrayed.
- Robosexual: Averted, as Obi-Wan tells the ST ER ORMTROOPS, "They can not robots you do fuck," to which they agree.
- Screw Yourself: Defied, as Mr. Thoreau says to Greedo "I do not fuck me."
- Shout-Out: The Death Station Wagon's defenses are said to be more than half of large Starfleet, which need quantum torpedoes to penetrate.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot: Blow the Skin and Mr. Thoreau both drop several F-bombs.
- Skewed Priorities:
- Reach the West was apparently listening to music while the Rebels were attacking the Death Star, only joining the battle after several "players" are broken. He also makes a Facebook post while killing Rebels.
- In the same battle, the Rebels aren't so better off, since Red Leader tells a wingman to "speed up the offensive music."
- Lieutenant Treidum tells TK-421 to publish his book after Gospel and Mr. Thoreau shoot some ST ER ORMTROOPS.
- Stranded and lost in the desert with no civilization or other living beings in sight, Blow the Skin laments about how he "really [does] not know how to fuck."
- Surprise Incest: As remarked by Reaching The West Of Reaches - Leah/Bong Day was his ex. Also a case of Parental Incest.
- The Strength of Ten Men: Ratio claims he fights with the strength of a dozen during his fight with Reach the West.
- Take That!: One towards nature, no less. Mr. Thoreau says "fuck the atmosphere" when they arrive in Ai Dai Lun Xing's remains.
- Talk Like a Pirate: One of the ST ER ORMTROOPS.A ST ER ORMTROOP: A. Setting the stern.
- The Slacker: When Reach the West concludes that the Station Wagon plans are no longer aboard the projector boat, he decides that "we will not work this time."
- The Starscream: Reach the West appears to be trying to undermine The D by having his men go on strike.
- Suddenly Speaking: Having been voiceless in the last movie, Drag Along says his first lines in this movie: "Unfortunately...". He says it eight times! He also says "AA AA AA!", but that probably isn't considered a line.
- This Is Gonna Suck: As Blow the Skin puts it, "We fuck be die."
- Typhoid Mary: Captain Antilles assures Reach the West that he's not one, but the South Host strangles him to death anyway.
- Un-person: Blow the Skin tries to warn R2 that this will happen to him if he goes into the Escape Pod."Hey! You will not be allowed to exist! It limits!"
- Vow Of Chastity: A magically-enforced example, as Ratio Tile uses the Wish Power to compel ST ER ORMTROOPS to not fuck the robots.
- You Need to Get Laid: General Tagge tells Governor Darkin to get banged during the meeting on on the Death Station Wagon.
- Younger and Hipper: Gospel and Drag Along are referred to as "kids" by Mr. Thoreau.
- TV Tropeseses, you must remember that the Wish Power is with you.