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RiffTrax Halloween Title

DraculaSavedTheWorld_Poster

Judd Hirsch as Dracula?

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16 Replies to “RiffTrax Halloween Title”

  1. crowschmo says:

    Kevin: Brain Guy?
    Bill: Hey, what am I doing there?

    :chic:

       7 likes

  2. rcfagnan says:

    Dropped the ball on Dracula proclaiming himself “King of the Monsters.” Door was wide open for a Godzilla joke.

       2 likes

  3. Pot reeves says:

    Love it when they riff these holiday specials. Makes me look forward to every holiday to see what they will do next.

       1 likes

  4. JeremyR says:

    Isn’t it kind of strange they are riffing a comedy?

       2 likes

  5. Kali says:

    JeremyR:
    Isn’t it kind of strange they are riffing a comedy?

    They’ve riffed a few comedies. The Star Wars Holiday Special has to qualify somewhere in that category…

       3 likes

  6. Rachel says:

    I have fond memories of watching this for Halloween as a child. However, I’m thrilled that it’s being riffed.

       1 likes

  7. tamlin says:

    I don’t get it. First Joe Don Baker, now Judd Hirsch. Both were decently respected actors at one point. Why the irrational hatred from the riffing crew?

       0 likes

  8. Goshzilla says:

    tamlin:
    I don’t get it.First Joe Don Baker, now Judd Hirsch.Both were decently respected actors at one point.Why the irrational hatred from the riffing crew?

    Bela Lugosi. John Carradine. Christopher Lee. Frank Langella. William Marshall. Judd Hirsch? He may have been only the forth or fifth most annoying actor in Independence Day, but there is no excusing his presence in Sharknado 2.

    Joe Don Baker, on the other hand, is a terrific actor, perfectly cast in Mitchell. He just inhabited the role so well that it made him an easy target. A great big, greasy, slovenly, beer-soaked target.

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  9. Doug Glassman says:

    Goshzilla: Bela Lugosi. John Carradine. Christopher Lee. Frank Langella. William Marshall. Judd Hirsch? He may have been only the forth or fifth most annoying actor in Independence Day, but there is no excusing his presence in Sharknado 2.

    Joe Don Baker, on the other hand, is a terrific actor, perfectly cast in Mitchell. He just inhabited the role so well that it made him an easy target. A great big, greasy, slovenly, beer-soaked target.

    “Everybody needs a ‘Battlefield Earth’ on their resume.”–Brad Jones on the topic of his participation in an awful Internet game show

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  10. EricJ says:

    (reads description)
    …So, who stars in it, again?

    (Is there at least ONE ID4 joke, as some actual established historical significance as to why having Judd Hirsch in something is so terrible, apart from the fact that he was in an old rerun comedy years ago? I’m not into the whole “Washed-up stars” thing, and I’m missing the central comic premise.)

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  11. EricJ says:

    tamlin:
    I don’t get it.First Joe Don Baker, now Judd Hirsch.Both were decently respected actors at one point.Why the irrational hatred from the riffing crew?

    Oh no, it wasn’t first JDB and then Judd Hirsch, you’re forgetting that long RT episode string of “Nick Nolte on a drunken bender” jokes in between, even when he wasn’t in the movie!
    They’ve irrationally and compulsively hated plenty of other faded celebrities without visible provocation before, so don’t feel like Hirsch is being singled out.

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  12. Goshzilla says:

    As much as it makes my skin crawl to concur with Eric, the RiffTrax guys do have a tendency to grasp onto an ailing horse and beat it well beyond death and into a greasy stain.

    But the absurdity of Judd Hirsch playing Dracula, even in a stupid kids’ special, is something worthy of perseverating on.

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  13. EricJ says:

    Goshzilla: But the absurdity of Judd Hirsch playing Dracula, even in a stupid kids’ special, is something worthy of perseverating on.

    Well, was really more a case that, having run out of John Carpenter movies and Charlie Brown specials, they needed something for the holiday promotional tie-in, and old retired TV specials were readily PD and available.

    Although, apart from the absurdity of having a 70’s sitcom star in it, from the write-up, the strongest comedy hook they could find for it was “It’s a TV holiday special…just like the Star Wars Holiday Special!!
    Comedy, like Guilt, By Association.

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  14. GornCaptain says:

    I wonder if they could do the Paul Lynde Halloween Special and survive? ;)

       3 likes

  15. losingmydignity says:

    Didn’t work for me. I suggest spending your money on Death Promise instead.

       0 likes

  16. Ryan says:

    The Night Judd Hirsh Was Worse Than Adam Sandler

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