I think of seasons three and four as the golden era of Joel episodes; anyone else?
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213 Godzilla vs the Sea Monster
301 Cave Dwellers
303 Pod People
304 Gamera Vs. Barugon
213 - Godzilla Vs. the Sea Monster
(image taken approximately at 1:05:54; riff taken approximately at 1:05:25)
Joel: “One of you guys mind getting me a magazine? I’m gonna be here a while.”
(image taken approximately at 1:26:24; riff taken approximately at 1:26:40)
Joel: “I’m on a seafood diet - I see food, and I rip it out of your arm socket.”
(image taken approximately at 1:28:55; riff taken approximately at 1:27:21)
Servo: “He’s a Harrier moth!”
301 - Cave Dwellers
(image/riff taken approximately at 12:05)
Crow: “What do you, the viewers at home, think?”
(image/riff taken approximately at 49:02)
Joel: “I’M HUGE!”
(image/riff taken approximately at 1:09:07)
Servo: “Ding dong!”
302 - Gamera
(image/riff taken approximately at 15:53)
Joel: “Have a little fire, Scarecrow!”
(image taken approximately at 38:11; riff taken approximately at 38:25)
Servo: “Three Mile Island: the REAL story.”
(image/riff taken approximately at 1:04:36)
Servo: “He saw London, he saw France, he saw Rodan’s underpants!”
303 - Pod People
(image/riff taken approximately at 12:15)
(image/riff taken approximately at 59:30)
Servo: “Okay, you’ve drawn Siegfried, now where’s Roy?”
(image taken approximately at 1:22:03; riff taken approximately at 1:22:07)
Crow: “Looks like a baseball bat from Alaska…”
304 - Gamera Vs. Barugon
(image taken approximately at 53:32; riff taken approximately at 53:34)
Crow: “Ah, it’s a Skittles commercial!”
(image/riff taken approximately at 1:09:41)
Crow: “Catch the drops on your tongue, it’s fun!”
(image taken approximately at 1:28:58; riff taken approximately at 1:29:15)
Joel: “And out from the lizard came a bubblin’ crude…”
213 Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
Joel at 56:00 - “Oh boy, you just opened a whole can of whoopass.”
301 Cave Dwellers
Crow at 1:06:05 - “I’m da best lookin’ man in da middle ages, my, my, my!”
I think Godzilla Vs. Megalon was the first out-and-out masterpiece episode of the series, and then Seasons 3 and 4 continued that trend of excellence.
All in all, I think when the subject comes down to the show’s best season, it would have to be either Season 5 or Season 8. But we can’t get to how superlative Season 5 is without the phenomenal foundation work of Seasons 3 and 4.
Crow at 1:29:00 - “Now watch me bust a move!”
303 Pod People
Servo at 21:55 - “Young Republicans, they’re so hip.”
304 Gamera vs. Barugon
Joel at 40:54 - “I’m what’s known as the complication - the antagonist, if you will.”
Season 3 and 4 are the golden era of the series, for sure. My favorite season overall might be Season 6, though, because I like the variety of movies in that season, and I believe the writing was at its peak.
Gamera vs Barugon - 59:58
“You are one spooky chick. Do you… mind if I don’t call you again?” - Joel
Barugon - Gamera play set 22:32 (though you could cap the details, there are a lot of funny images with this one)
26:40 - I wanted to capture the original “It Stinks” from the movie, but I couldn’t get one without a blur. So I went with Joel’s
From that same host seg, a bit earlier than the last cap (26:14). Frank says, “Good? He’s the best!”
The Tibby song - 27:10
57:01 - “Die! Die! Die!”- Joel (after Kenny learns his rocks were thrown over the bridge. Any quip with insane, possessed Kenny was a riot)
Oh, man. These five are almost too hard to choose between - I’m going with ‘Cave Dwellers’. Get ready for some skin.
I <3 these films. I feel like every playthrough of ‘Morrowind’ ends with my little videogame dude holding two katanas in woolie undies menacingly and this film. . .sigh It’s a gem.
P.S. - If anyone catches on that I’m not posting these pics in the correct quality/format, please let me know. So far I “feel” like I’ve got this down… which is why I’m worried.
Godzilla vs the Sea Monster
I wanted a pic of the great Akira Takarada - This happened around the 12 minute mark. Riff… (Akira says, “I don’t care, your trespassing and I don’t think the police will believe your lies at all”) and Joel adds… “But I’ve been looking for a cabin boy”
1:04:16 - “Oh, Karl Malden nose” - Crow
‘ding dong’ gets me every time
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Where do I start? It all looks so good.