Robot Chicken

Season 2 Episode 20

Book of Corrine

0
Aired Sunday 11:30 PM Nov 19, 2006 on Cartoon Network
9.0
out of 10
User Rating
60 votes
3

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Episode Summary

EDIT
Vince Vaughn presents his new hit show, Vince Vaughn Bangs You Mom. Meet Casper’s` brother Jasper, the Douchebag Ghost. Ninjas compete in a game show. A nerd gives us a much needed lesson on Go-bots. The cast of Sesame Street deals with a viral outbreak. A robot learns what it means to be alive. Robot Chicken holds a telethon the goes horribly awry.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Today
3:00am
TOON
3:15am
TOON
3:30am
TOON
3:45am
TOON
6:30am
TOON
6:45am
TOON
12:15am
TOON
Wednesday
3:00am
TOON
3:15am
TOON
3:45am
TOON
6:45am
TOON
12:00am
TOON
Thursday
3:00am
TOON
3:30am
TOON
6:30am
TOON
SUBMIT REVIEW
  • The Last Episode In season 2

    10
    A Nerd That Calls Himself Gryo Robo Takes Over Robot Chicken And Tells Them About The Gobots A Lobster Hates People Vice Vahn Bangs Your Mom Meet Casper's Brother Jasper The Doucebag Ghost "Your Going To Fat Pull Over Immedaity!!!!!!!!! Welcome Back To Ninja Star! Natural Causes "Welcome Back Everyone I'm Still Ecutive Producer Of Robot Chicken Seth Green!And I'm Still Exuctive Producer Matt Seimreih! Not Enough Of You Have Been Calling In To Support Us Getting A Third Season But We're nAbout To Change That All Right Now Co-Head Writer Dougles Goldstein Bring Out That Adorable Puppy! Bark! Bark! Bark! Now Listen Carefully If You Don't Start Calling The Number At The Bottom Of Your Screen Right Now Matt Here Is Going To Shotgun Blast Knuckle's Brain All Over The Grass Got It?! Sooo Start Calling!We're Not Kidding! You Have 2 Minute Before Boom!!! ***! Oh What The The ***?! Sorry My Figures Slip My Bad I Thought We Said We Weren't Going To Kill The Dog! My Figures Slipped Dude Sorry! Wow Umm Ok Let Co-Head Writer Tom Root Bring Out Arnold The Monkey! Matt You Got To Be Really Carefull This Time!K,K!Aronld Everything All Right ! All Right Let's Get Some Phone Calls! Boom!! Matt What The Crap?!!? Someone Put Vaceny In This Trigger!Dude I Put A 10,000 Dollar Deportory On That Monkey!I'm Not Going To Get That Back! I'm Really ,Really Sorry! Give Me The Gun!!! No!!!! Boom!!! Hello! Matt You Shot The Bloopers Host! Seth Listen! Would You Like Flies With That? They Like The Vionlce We Need More Vionlce!Boom!! Matt That Was Our Freind Tom!!! Wha-What Are You Doing?! We Can't Have A Third Season If We Don't Have Any Writers!!!! They Love Us!!! Boom!!! boom!!! Boom!!! Boom!!!Boom!!!Boom!!!Boom!!! We Are Having Techincal Difficulties! Boom!!!Boom!!!Boom!!!BOOM!!!!!We Are Having Techincal Difficulties! Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk Bawk! Bawk! UMMMM... I'm Here To Pick Up Th-The Monkey! Hello?!" Stoopid Monkey! Sooo...moreless
  • Overall very funny episode! My favorite and most rememeroble part is the end with the telethon.

    9.5
    Very good. The best part is the end with the telethon in progress and how Matt keeps killing everything while Seth tries to stop him and fails miserably. As for the other parts: the nerd commening on go bots was hilarious and only could have truthfully been a real letter that the crew just had to make fun of. I for one am glad Seth Green has done this show, and all the help he gets from the writers and toy creators. Only robot chicken can give you complete randomness and make it the funniest fifteen minutes of your very long and boring life.moreless
  • Robot Chicken closes Season 2 without an annoying cliffhanger (a nice contrast from certain other television shows and series).

    9.7
    I am a devoted Robot Chicken fan, so it should come as no surprise to you that I enjoyed this episode. I'm not just saying that because I like the series. Here's why I like this episode...



    Seth Green and his crew continue to parody pop culture and other material, both new and old, in this episode of Robot Chicken. The clips include one where a geek writes his own commentary on a robot parody clip earlier in the series, trashing the show and claiming how unrealistic it is (all the while pretending the robots could ever even BE REAL and live life in the first place!)...of course, it ends with the geek being called to dinner by his (presumed) mother, and he whines because she didn't call him by his assumed name (GyroRobo). I enjoyed this clip. Who doesn't have at least one friend that critiques shows in a hilariously misguided manner? Getting angry or upset with fantasy shows because they are not realistic. Fantasy shows have no real basis in reality, and I like how this clip drives that point home, while making fun of people that take a show way TOO literally. Ironically enough, I am critiquing a show right now...with subtle differences...



    Vince Vaughn has his own reality show in another clip where he "bangs your mom." He brings a woman on the show, claiming she is your mother, then proceeds to talk up his game. This clip seems to poke fun more at Vince than at the viewer. It mocks his perceived promiscuous lifestyle and paints him as a man with low standards that will even fool around with older women just because he can. This clip was pretty fair, although short.



    Another clip has Jasper, the Douchebag Ghost. He is a parody of Casper, the Friendly Ghost. In my opinion, this had the potential to be one of the funniest clips of the season. Jasper goes around causing mischief and telling people to perform various acts on parts of his anatomy. The staff spent most of this clip's time on the pseudo-introduction to the show, though. Only a very short time was spent on the "meat" of the show. I hope to see this clip resurrected, and Jasper brought back from the dead for another round (pun intended).



    The next noteworthy clip, in my opinion, was a Prozac/Xanax commercial parody. In this clip, it shows a "mad scientist" creating an army of robots, but without ill will or bad intents (claiming the Prozac-parody-drug he took made him a happy scientist instead of a mad scientist). However, one of the robots becomes animated, and inadvertently sets into motion a series of chaotic events, ending in the death of the scientist. Then the commercial ends with the voice-over guy telling you to buy a certain OTHER drug (a Xanax parody drug) because it "gives you the great feelings without the desire to build robot armies." It was an interesting parody, but not as funny as many other clips I've seen on the series.



    Of course, the Sesame Street parody was hilarious. I'm sure most of the fans of this show would love to see Sesame Street get roasted. Dave Chapelle already did his own parody of the puppets on his show, but this clip is original (as original as a parody can be, anyway). It shows Big Bird getting the bird flu. Big Bird is visited by a friend before he dies, but his friend catches the virus and dies as well. Later on in the clip, the Count is busy counting bird-flu vaccines and laughing as he passes them out. Of course, you knew it was coming: "This episode of Sesame Street was brought to you by the letters CDC." I couldn't help but laugh out loud. This was probably my favorite clip of all of them, although the Jasper one has the potential to mount a comeback on a future episode.



    The final clip of the show was a telethon, where characters depicting Seth Green and numerous other cast members were raising money to keep the show on the air for a third season (this episode is the Season 2 Finale). Seth states that they will shoot a cute dog right on the stage if people don't call in. Matt shoots the dog, claiming it was an accident. Then they bring on a monkey that Matt also kills, saying it was, again, an accident. Seth yells at him, saying he had to pay a $10,000 deposit on the monkey. They fight over the shotgun, and everyone in the place ends up dead. This clip wasn't quite that funny to me, but it wasn't terrible, either.



    Overall, this was a very good episode, and they developed some good ideas that I hope to see built-on and further implemented in Season 3 and beyond. This episode is something all Robot Chicken fans must see. If you haven't seen this show before, this episode is a good one to watch to gauge what the show is all about - mocking pop culture and contemporary conformity.moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

FILTER BY TYPE

  • TRIVIA (3)

    • The only character not seen getting killed in the telethon is the Six Million Peso man (although he shows up as a zombie next season, anyway)

    • When the telethon phones start ringing in the final sketch, the Nerd can be heard saying "Would you like flies with that?" This was the punch-line of a sketch from earlier in the season when he was a fast food take out window employee; he was supposed to say "Would you like fries with that?" and had been repeatedly practicing the line.

    • Robot Chicken Telethon Phoners
      The members of the Robot Chicken cast that are answering phones are as follows:

      Top Row:(left to right) Fidel Castro, Six Million Peso Man, Humping Robot, Bloopers Host, Mad Scientist.

      Bottom Row:(left to right) Little Drummer Boy, Eagle-Eye Smith, Robot Chicken, Alien, Nerd.

  • QUOTES (1)

    • Guy: Oh Hey Ya Casper. Jasper: Haha! Someone Call UPS There is A Small Package That Needs To Be Delired. Guy:I Thought You Were A Friendly Ghost! Jasper: Idiot! I'm His Brother Jasper The Douche Bag Ghost! "Jasper The Douche Bag Ghost The Doucest Ghost Possesed He'll Call You Names And Act Real Mean Untill You Feel Depressed! He'll Always Say **** You! And Lick My Sack You Fairy His Is So **** Crude And **** Rude! Jasper The Douche Bag Ghost! Preist: We Will Always Reminber Annie But She Is A Truley Better Place Right Now People:(Gasps)Boy:Grandma! I'm So Glad You'll Alive!!!! Jasper: Herman You Were Always My Least Favorite Grandson! Haha! Retards!!! Jasper The Douche Bag Ghost!!!!! Lick My Sack!!!!

  • NOTES (2)

    • The Stoop!d Monkey is busy sawing off the tree branch that he's hanging onto.

    • This is the only episode for right now that the Stoop!d Monkey is before and after the credits. Before credits: He is getting himself tangled in video tape. After credits He's about to get himself a tree branch (only with holding onto it while sawing it off.)

  • ALLUSIONS (4)

    • Ninja Stars Judges
      The three judges for the Ninja Stars sketch are the following: Jet Li, Ang Lee, and Christopher Lee.

      Jet Li is an famous martial artist and actor known for his action movies, such as Hero.

      Ang Lee is a famous director who mainly directed martial art movies, like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, before doing other types of films, like Brokeback Mountain.

      Christopher Lee is an English actor who is most recently famous for his roles in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Star Wars prequels. He is the only member on the judges' panel that has no experience in martial arts.

    • Starship Enterprise
      In the opening sequence where the nerd is pointing out a sketch's faults, there is a model replica of the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek in the background, on top of the nerd's speakers.

    • Short Circuit/Iron Giant

      The entire robot sketch is a reference to the movie Short Circuit. In that movie, a robot (#5 of his series) meant for killing gets struck by lightning, which makes him become alive.

      Also, he is modeled exactly like the Iron Giant from the movie of the same name.

    • Aqua Teen Hunger Force

      The nerd annotating the 'Go-Bots' sketch is wearing an Aqua Teen Hunger Force t-shirt.

More
Less