*1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby eric cartmenez » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:25 pm

sweet! more sp! :D :D
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby Raptortim » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:10 pm

I remember doing that as a kid. It was pointless, but worth it to see if what you built would win. Today, it's pointless.
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby BRMBug » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:41 pm

fishsticks wrote:Most Randy episodes are hilarious. But is anyone else expecting a Fast and Furious spoof? Some movie spoofs are good, but I like the other episodes better.

Um, yeah. I've just been too busy talking about the cars to bring it up. :oops: :D
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby RideTheLightning » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:28 am

I'm trying to think of how the climax of this episode will be. The climax will obviously be the race itself but that's like 10 seconds or so of a small wooden car moving. How the hell are Matt and Trey going to make the little race itself not seem really lame?
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby Gentle123 » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:44 am

Yay! This sounds interesting.
Of course Kyle won't be in the scout part of this one; he's in Jewscouts. ^^
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby Pip Tweek » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:46 am

I have some predictions:

Randy is going to be obsessed with building the perfect car and winning. He may even 'cheat' in order to win, in which case he'd have to realize that cheating to win is against the Boy Scout's purpose of 'building character.' Stan will resent his dad's enthusiasm and will lose interest in the Derby.

Sharon will try to help Randy come to his senses to no avail (like in The Losing Edge) and we'll probably see Randy in some sight gag that reveals how out of proportion his reactions to the situation is (like when he shaved his head and put himself in a wheelchair in Bloody Mary.)

I could be wrong, but I think by now the Randy/Stan dynamic is pretty well established.
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby GlittersBlings » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:46 am

I wanna see Kyle in this one as well, but he's Jewish :(
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby Diabeteth » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:57 am

triplemultiplex wrote:Ah yes, I remember the pinewood derby. I recall getting beat pretty bad and getting totally bummed but then to my surprise, I wound up winning the trophy for best design.

As for the episode, there's a sit-com cliche' they're going to have to either avoid or embrace:
The dad who's only supposed to "help" his kid build something, but winds up doing the whole thing himself. And in the end we all learn a lesson about something and there's a touching, father/offspring moment and the audience goes, "Aawwww...."

They either have to avoid this completely or just totally make fun of it.

Oh, man, if they end up doing that cliche without completely making fun of it, I'm going to be pissed. I
have seen it HOW many times? If they do it, they need to make it look really, really, stupid. That way next time it comes up I can just start laughing instead of getting annoyed.
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby MaAuthoritah » Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:19 am

The episode doesn't look to promising but its MnT, they always have something up their sleeves.
But, I am glad to see another Randy episode!!
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby LawrenceTaylor » Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:56 am

I hope its a really simple episode with good dialogue... SP has memorable dialogue, but part of that is how much certain themes are repeated in it... like last week, Kanye couldn't go very long without saying, once again, that he was a genius or not a fish. I love when the characters feel a bit more real; like in something like Home Movies.
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby WiLLiaint » Tue Apr 14, 2009 5:56 pm

I expect Randy will flashback to his days of building a car for the Derby.
Will it get out of hand? Probably.
Looks like a good episode...
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby SirSmokesAlot » Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:12 pm

One can only hope it's a Randy heavy episode. I think they could make a side show with Randy as the main character and it would be golden!

I like the idea of a Fast and Furious spoof. Randy's gonna try and put nitrous in the derby car or something. Stan will have to face some Japanese souped up Honda derby car or something in the end.

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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby south park fan collecter » Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:48 pm

when its a randy episode it looks good hope it has more stan than randy go stan :stanpuke:
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby CartmansWhore » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:33 am

First time i've ever heard of these things. Can't wait till 2morrow :D
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Re: *1306: Pinewood Derby* Pre-Air Discussion

Postby ned15 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:03 am

going back to that cliche point, they probably are gonna make fun of it. randy is totally the dad to do something like that, so i wouldn't be surprised if he goes too in depth with making just a stupid wooden car. i just hope it's a good one with a simple plot, those are always the best.
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