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January 2, 2010 8:11 AM   Subscribe

How the Wizard of Oz Should Have Ended (SLYT) via
posted by bove (37 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
I no like. Some people may like. But I no like.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 8:18 AM on January 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


Cute -- but so bizarre that this is linked to a blog which got it from a blog which got it from a blog which got it from the original author.
posted by cavalier at 8:21 AM on January 2, 2010 [10 favorites]


That's some pretty thin gruel.
posted by ursus_comiter at 8:21 AM on January 2, 2010


No, I think this is how it should have ended.
posted by "Elbows" O'Donoghue at 8:23 AM on January 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


Here's the original website, How It Should Have Ended. There's more.
posted by netbros at 8:26 AM on January 2, 2010 [2 favorites]


The Twilight one made me giggle.
posted by lilac girl at 8:31 AM on January 2, 2010


That was terrible.
posted by roomthreeseventeen at 8:36 AM on January 2, 2010


Piss poor.
posted by PeterMcDermott at 8:44 AM on January 2, 2010


Can I watch the Scooby Doo ending instead?
posted by AloneOssifer at 8:53 AM on January 2, 2010


YOU DO NOT FUCK WITH THE WIZARD OF OZ.
posted by tula at 8:53 AM on January 2, 2010 [3 favorites]


Not the best of the web.
posted by RussHy at 8:54 AM on January 2, 2010


What's with the collective thread shitting? Really still hungover from new years? If you don't have something nice to say, make like a tree and GTFO.
posted by pwally at 8:59 AM on January 2, 2010 [2 favorites]


If you don't have something nice to say...

There goes 90% of mefi content...
posted by sexymofo at 9:01 AM on January 2, 2010 [3 favorites]


The Twilight one made me giggle.

WOOHOO! Let's go eat some PEOPLE!
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 9:02 AM on January 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


no, it should have ended with hordes of flying monkeys coming through dorothy's bedroom window and flinging shit all over the farmhouse, screaming, "it's wasn't a dream, dorothy, it's wasn't a dream!"

YO WE HO, SPLAT! SPLAT!
posted by pyramid termite at 9:05 AM on January 2, 2010 [5 favorites]


That was just stupid.
posted by nooneyouknow at 9:07 AM on January 2, 2010


I have yet to be impressed by any of these (HISHE). An E for Effort.
posted by dhartung at 9:08 AM on January 2, 2010


All of 'em. I now have a new understanding of people with MD waiting to cross the street.
posted by Balisong at 9:22 AM on January 2, 2010


The LOTR clip made me giggle--totally right on. "Can you imagine if we tried to *walk the entire way?"
posted by njbradburn at 9:29 AM on January 2, 2010


The Star Wars one is classic. Love the Yoda at the end.
posted by furiousxgeorge at 9:33 AM on January 2, 2010


Would have been nicer without the linkjacking.
posted by Rhomboid at 9:58 AM on January 2, 2010


As a Kansas girl, let me just echo tula's comment:

YOU DO NOT FUCK WITH THE WIZARD OF OZ.
posted by amyms at 9:58 AM on January 2, 2010


I think these are cute, but I don't understand why this one merits its own FPP.
posted by Uther Bentrazor at 10:06 AM on January 2, 2010


I don't understand why 2/3 of posts get made. This one made me laugh a little, and I could really use that laugh today, so I am OK with it. Although why did only the Scarecrow get a mention in the tags? This could be a backhanded slap against lions or the reembodied.
posted by GenjiandProust at 10:16 AM on January 2, 2010


What's with the collective threadcommenter shitting? Really still hungover from new years? If you don't have something nice to say, make like a tree and GTFO.

There you go. I'm sure that there's a blog somewhere where never is heard a discouraging word. Good luck with the search.
posted by Halloween Jack at 10:38 AM on January 2, 2010


Previously.
posted by Horace Rumpole at 10:50 AM on January 2, 2010


Terminator - How it should end is so much better.
posted by stavrogin at 11:08 AM on January 2, 2010 [3 favorites]


goodbye big fart
posted by jeremy b at 12:16 PM on January 2, 2010


I actually prefer this alternate ending.
posted by Help, I can't stop talking! at 12:23 PM on January 2, 2010 [2 favorites]


I really liked this ending too.
posted by bearwife at 1:38 PM on January 2, 2010


Whoops, was trying to link to this.
posted by bearwife at 1:41 PM on January 2, 2010


Let me take this opportunity to say something. I got to thinking, jeez, water melts the witch? Where did Dorothy even get the water? So I watched the scene again.

So the Wicked Witch sets the Scarecrow on fire. And without even thinking, Dorothy grabs a bucket that just happens to be next to her, throws it at the Scarecrow, and hits the witch, who immediately melts.

People were complaining about the ending to Signs, because the aliens are allergic to water but invade a planet that's mostly water? The Wicked Witch is allergic to water, but leaves open buckets of water lying on shelves around her castle, right at arms length, and then decides to just set fires, like people aren't going to throw water on it.

I mean, I'm allergic to wool. Makes me break out in hives, which is nowhere near as bad as melting. I don't leave open buckets of wool lying around. In fact, I don't keep wool in my house. I knew a guy who was allergic to bees. He'd totally panic if a bee was anywhere near him. Buck the Wicked Witch might as well have been setting fire to the Scarecrow in a shower room.

Fucking idiot.
posted by Astro Zombie at 5:20 PM on January 2, 2010 [6 favorites]


While we're at it, AZ, that clip from Mad TV (via Help, I can't stop talking!) pointed out what a fucked-up, controlling bitch Glenda really was.

Although, having lived in the Midwest, had I been Dorothy, I would have seriously thought about throwing those damn slippers in two widely-separated lakes.
posted by IAmBroom at 10:22 PM on January 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


Although I'm not a huge fan, the novel Wicked takes the "Glinda was actually a bitch" angle and turns it into a major part of the story, and it also plays with lots of other lingering questions, such as why there would be a cowardly talking lion.

I'm from Kansas too. I wish The Wizard Of Oz was something for Kansans to be proud of, but it comes across to me as a story about how great it is to get away from Kansas.
posted by bingo at 9:10 PM on January 3, 2010 [1 favorite]


Head of lettuce?!?! Dumb.. Everybody knows it should have been the fetus in the box.
posted by Chuckles at 10:49 PM on January 3, 2010


not fpp
posted by tehloki at 12:46 AM on January 4, 2010


I loved this post - helped me cheer up at my first day back at work after the holiday period - thanks!
posted by magicalvacationhomes at 2:43 PM on January 4, 2010


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