Super duper friends in action
April 21, 2007 7:41 AM   Subscribe

Challenge of the Super Duper Friends looks great, judging from the teaser trailer. Obama as Captain United is probably my favorite.
posted by mathowie (25 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Robert Smigel must be spinning in his grave...wait he's not dead...I'll bet he's pissed, though.
posted by digiFramph at 7:58 AM on April 21, 2007 [1 favorite]

Seems to be missing the comedy element though.
posted by fungible at 8:11 AM on April 21, 2007

Who among us can forget internet classics like Superfriends/Office Space and Superfriends/Wassup?

How did the Internet get so old?
posted by BackwardsCity at 8:11 AM on April 21, 2007

I laughed at Joker Karl Rove. I want a t-shirt.
posted by CRM114 at 8:12 AM on April 21, 2007

Beautifully executed and disturbingly entertaining site.

Condoleeza Rice's "Quotable Quote
"We don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud."
–National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, on Iraq's nuclear capabilities and the Bush administration's case for war, Sept. 8, 2002"
posted by nickyskye at 8:17 AM on April 21, 2007

Stopping these villains with democracy hasn't worked. THey seem impervious to it's power! It may well be time to sic the Justice League on them.

It wouldn't be the first time a certain Kryptonian has had to stand up for his adopted world.
posted by EatTheWeak at 8:52 AM on April 21, 2007

Smigel wasn't involved in this???
posted by chuckdarwin at 8:54 AM on April 21, 2007

"Seems to be missing the comedy element though."

Yes... these campy 70's throwbacks that appeal to Generation-X'ers...

Would you go so far as to say that we need another Vietnam to thin out their ranks a little?

Oh wait...
posted by Rusty Iron at 9:49 AM on April 21, 2007

Seems a little one-sided. Reform-GIRL? Why not Reform Woman? Or at least Reform-Closet-Lesbian-Married-to-a-Womanizer-To-Protect-Her-Secret-Identity. I can guess whoever the originator(s) of this is/are, they're voting for Obama.

I get the Rove (Joker), Cheney (Riddler), and Rice (Catwoman) spoofs, but what's Shrub supposed to be spoofing? Captain Planet?

Speaking as a DC fan from way back - Make Mine Marvel!
posted by ZachsMind at 11:20 AM on April 21, 2007

Am I going to be the first to admit that Hillary in a superhero one-piece carelessly slinging a lasso looks hawt?
posted by Firas at 12:13 PM on April 21, 2007 [1 favorite]

Firas: The first and only one.
posted by JDHarper at 12:34 PM on April 21, 2007 [1 favorite]

Oh, damn. Let's pretend I never said that then.
posted by Firas at 12:46 PM on April 21, 2007

Firas needs a time out.
posted by sourwookie at 12:50 PM on April 21, 2007

Well, sure she does, when she's got the Alex Toth designed Wonder Woman body.
posted by dogwelder at 12:58 PM on April 21, 2007

Who produced this? This is awesome!
posted by paulinsanjuan at 1:42 PM on April 21, 2007

[this is terrible]
posted by petsounds at 2:33 PM on April 21, 2007 [1 favorite]

That does not look like John Edwards...
posted by snoktruix at 2:55 PM on April 21, 2007

This was worth it for the link to the Office Space thing.
posted by Saucy Intruder at 3:41 PM on April 21, 2007

What? No Kucinich as Gleek?
posted by sweetwildandmad at 3:44 PM on April 21, 2007 [1 favorite]

What? No Demon Rummy?
posted by rob511 at 4:48 PM on April 21, 2007

But you see, the big difference is the previous Superfriends spoofs matched the old animation to other audio, while this one used the original soundtrack with new (but seriously H-B 1970s style cheesy) animation. I just wish they'd used an earlier version with Ted Knight as the narrator.

If I were involved with this, I'd be digging up all the sound bites from the pols parodied that I can and build scripts around them. And if they haven't done character designs of Gonzales, McCain, Guiliani, Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Fred Thompson, Pelosi, Bill Richardson, Kucinich, Harry Reid, Al Franken and MISTER Clinton, well, GET TO WORK.

And Zachs, I suspected Wonder Woman was a closet lesbian more than Hillary...
posted by wendell at 5:04 PM on April 21, 2007

Loved that "misinformation" button.
posted by Rich Smorgasbord at 6:12 PM on April 21, 2007

*Bangs face into keyboard*

Hey, that seems to help!

Great post!
posted by nola at 8:45 PM on April 21, 2007

Actually WW was bi, and liked to tie her partners up, or get tied up herself and coo, but that's for another thread. I freely admit I find Hillary hawt too, but then lesbians turn me on.
posted by ZachsMind at 9:20 PM on April 21, 2007

Condoleeza will need to do a better job hiding her hair to protect her secret identity.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 12:59 AM on April 22, 2007

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