The Idiot's Lantern
February 23, 2013 1:05 AM   Subscribe

Some people like Doctor Who. Some people like The Big Lebowski. If they were fused together in a Gluon Chamber they might look something like this shot-for-shot remake of the Big Lebowski trailer made by US fans for the recent Gallifrey One convention. (Original trailer and a side-by-side version for comparison).
posted by Mezentian (14 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
I hate the Eagles
posted by philip-random at 1:20 AM on February 23, 2013 [3 favorites]

Get out of my cab!
posted by axiom at 1:26 AM on February 23, 2013 [1 favorite]

Say what you like about the tenets of Cyberconversion, at least its an ethos
posted by brilliantmistake at 2:16 AM on February 23, 2013 [14 favorites]

I actually laughed out loud at the Master, that seems fitting who he is in this version. ;)

Nice shout out to Community in this post too. Speaking of which, didn't expect Matt Lucas in that episode.
posted by usagizero at 3:13 AM on February 23, 2013

Ten billion years of beautiful tradition from Rassilon to Romana 2 YOU'RE GODDAMNED RIGHT I'M LIVING IN THE PAST-PRESENT-FUTURE
posted by Spatch at 3:19 AM on February 23, 2013 [4 favorites]

The robot from Robots Of Death as the chauffeur was a nice touch.
posted by eustacescrubb at 5:26 AM on February 23, 2013 [2 favorites]

I now have a previously unnoticed desire for a cyber ferret.
posted by arcticseal at 6:28 AM on February 23, 2013 [1 favorite]

Also, keeping a cybernetic waterfowl ... inside city limits, that ain't legal either.
posted by gauche at 8:27 AM on February 23, 2013

That scarf really kept his head together.
posted by ShutterBun at 9:29 AM on February 23, 2013

I'm a fan of both things, and I'm impressed with the level of involvement here. But I don't quite get it. It's The Big Lebowski with the characters dressed as Doctor Who characters, and a few key nouns changed in the dialogue. But, um, why? Normally when people do these mashups they're exploiting or pointing out a remarkable and/or hilarious congruence between the two that makes for teh funney. But this doesn't. So, y'know, well done, but, in a word, um.
posted by George_Spiggott at 12:23 PM on February 23, 2013 [6 favorites]

I found this rather pointless. You shouldn't mess with The Dude.
posted by Seekerofsplendor at 2:22 PM on February 23, 2013

The original is so goddamned awesome that even that totally unnecessary remake in the style that is almost, but not completely unlike the thing it purports to be still charms me.

The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.
posted by anotherpanacea at 2:47 PM on February 23, 2013

The cyber ferret is a Cybermat.
posted by eustacescrubb at 3:36 PM on February 23, 2013

I'm unable to post for a few hours, but Raymond Cusick - the designer of the Daleks - has died at the age of 84.
posted by Mezentian at 7:33 PM on February 23, 2013

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