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Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 7:13 a.m. PST
Chef Lackey Rich Fezian23 Jan 2012 7:45 a.m. PST

Not the first person to have questioned the lightsaber sound effects.

For a slightly more sophisticated take on the film:

YouTube link

HornetsNestMinis23 Jan 2012 8:26 a.m. PST

Best argument FOR SOPA I have seen yet.

I actually like this film. Its the most epic of all the SW films.

Que the haters…

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 8:37 a.m. PST

Did you notice that Queen Amidala will go along with absolutely anything her beautician suggests?

Chef Lackey Rich Fezian23 Jan 2012 8:42 a.m. PST

Best argument FOR SOPA I have seen yet.

SOPA couldn't touch either of those. Parody is a protected species, and Mike & his boys are okay with people putting up Rifftrax clips anyway.

Did you notice that Queen Amidala will go along with absolutely anything her beautician suggests?

I know plenty of people who follow that course of action in real life.

ancientsgamer Inactive Member23 Jan 2012 9:04 a.m. PST

The voice of the reviewer on the second link is almost as annoying as parts of the film. The film is okay. You just don't get the feeling that the characters come to life. Seriously, watch the first released films and you will see some realistic character interaction….

skippy0001 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 9:52 a.m. PST

Never mix Salsa with the Force!

HornetsNestMinis23 Jan 2012 11:39 a.m. PST

I used to think Mystery Science Theater was alright. But the Riff trax are just annoying.

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 12:24 p.m. PST

Let's hear from Yoda! YouTube link

Oddball23 Jan 2012 1:45 p.m. PST

I think this reviewer sums up what many thought of the Phantom Menace.

YouTube link

basileus66 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 2:25 p.m. PST

You know… I have problems to take that SOPA thing seriously… "SOPA" in Spanish means "Soup". A law called Soup sounds sooo ridiculous…

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 4:11 p.m. PST

Darth Sopa YouTube link

Zephyr123 Jan 2012 4:11 p.m. PST

I sense a Seinfeld reference, somewhere…. ;-)

Chef Lackey Rich Fezian23 Jan 2012 4:52 p.m. PST

Okay, so you prefer classic riffs and you want soup references. No problem.

YouTube link

The bizarre host segments really did make that show superior.

Rassilon Inactive Member23 Jan 2012 5:19 p.m. PST

thumbs up

Personal logo CmdrKiley Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 5:35 p.m. PST

No SOPA for you!

Come back next week.

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 5:45 p.m. PST
WarrenB Inactive Member23 Jan 2012 6:18 p.m. PST

I saw this thread title on the front page:

Why Phantom Menace is so great

Directly below it I saw these words:

Utter Drivel

That is all.

Warren B.

thosmoss23 Jan 2012 6:46 p.m. PST

Maybe the title of this thread was spoken by Yoda?

Yoda: Allow this appointment lightly, the council does not. Disturbing is this move by Chancellor Palpatine.

Anakin Skywalker: I understand.

Personal logo J Womack 94 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2012 7:02 p.m. PST

Anakin was the only one who did understand.

Chef Lackey Rich Fezian24 Jan 2012 7:00 a.m. PST

What the world really needs is a movie where Bizzaro, Yoda, and Yogi Berra sit around a restaurant for two hours having a conversation. Lou Costello plays their waiter, of course.

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP24 Jan 2012 9:02 a.m. PST

And Bud Abbot runs the diner! A top banana needs a straight. And Beetlepuss Lewis does the Mexican bankroll gag while these cuties YouTube link strut their stuff! We can call it "My Dinner with Irma the Body" Bud and Lou can do "How do you get to Floogle Street?" with Lili St. Cyr for a talking woman. Hubba Hubba

sculptingfool Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Jan 2012 7:56 a.m. PST

This reviewer covers points that Red Letter Media missed.


Scorpio Supporting Member of TMP27 Jan 2012 9:14 a.m. PST

The one part of the prequel trilogy I will defend is the political subplot. And the Sith plot to overthrow the Republic with a trumped-up war is highly keen, and the groundwork is laid out in this film.

That being said, even adding Christopher Lee can't undo the horror that is… pod racing.

billthecat27 Jan 2012 11:37 a.m. PST

Yep, that's why people watch StarWars, for the politics…:)

Scorpio Supporting Member of TMP28 Jan 2012 6:51 a.m. PST

Hey now, I didn't say it was a popular viewpoint. :}

SBminisguy31 Jan 2012 2:31 p.m. PST

Where else would Amos & Andy get a new lease on life, but through the Phantom Menace??

"Meesa take you to see da Kingfish…I mean, Boss Nass!"

"We don' need ta hep da surface folks. Dey always stickin dey noses in where dey don't belong. Well, it make no nevah mind ta me if dey gets cut down ta size," says Boss "Kingfish" Nass.

Captain Gideon31 Jan 2012 2:37 p.m. PST

SBminisguy Messa thinks Youssa don't know what youssa saying.

Captain Gideon

SBminisguy01 Feb 2012 9:01 a.m. PST

I know, I know, Cappy, you've got a love for Phantom Menace -- and of the 3 prequels its about the only one worth watching. However, Lucas' use of some totally overt sterotypes was crazy!!

Gungans -- happy natives and black dudes
Trade Federation -- evil asian dudes
Watto – greedy arab/jewish dude

Captain Gideon01 Feb 2012 9:32 a.m. PST

SBminisguy I also like Attack of the Clones as well and I'll disagree with you about the sterotpes,I've seen worse over the years.

Captain Gideon

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2012 12:20 p.m. PST
Captain Gideon01 Feb 2012 12:40 p.m. PST

It seems that this thread has gone down the crapper as well.

Captain Gideon

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2012 4:30 p.m. PST

It seems that this thread has gone down the crapper as well.

Captain Gideon

How long did it take for you to figure that out?

Captain Gideon01 Feb 2012 5:14 p.m. PST

Not long as I thought something else was going to happen but it did'nt,so I said what I said.

Captain Gideon

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