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ODDBOB TIME, FRIENDS.
YOU KNOW THE DRILL ON READING AT YOUR OWN RISK, RIGHT?
The Top 10 Rejected Titles for the Next Indiana Jones Movie
10> Indiana Jones at the Altar of Metamucil
9> Indiana Jones and the Electric Boogaloo
8> Indiana Jones and the Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome of Doom.
7> Indiana Jones and the Nightly Dose of Geritol
6> Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Purloined Dentures
5> Indiana Jones and the Some-Sort-of-Religious-Relic of Some-Scary-Mysteriously-Protected-Place.
4> Indiana Jones and the Wheelchair Ramp
3> Indiana Jones and the Nursing Home of Indiscretions
2> Indiana Jones, Han Solo and Jack Ryan Remember the Glory Days.
EDITORS' NOTE: AWWW...SO MEAN. (SNICKER)
and the Number 1 Rejected Title for the Next Indiana Jones Movie...
1> Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the AFC
There was a rumor for a bit that Steven Spielberg was going to remake "Mary Poppins."
The Top 7 Changes in a Spielberg Remake of "Mary Poppins"
7> Mary played by Tom Hanks.
6> Dancing penguins replaced by Pinky and The Brain.
EDITOR'S NOTE: OOOO. I MISS PINKY AND THE BRAIN! THIS WOULD BE GOOOOOD.
5> When they go into the chalk drawing, they are pursued by sharks, dinosaurs, aliens, Nazis and an unusually dashing and athletic archaeologist.
EDITOR'S NOTE: A DASHING ARCHAELOGIST WHO CAN'T DO A BRIT ACCENT ANY BETTER THAN DICK VAN DYKE, RIGHT?
4> Imagine Mary's surprise when she discovers that Jane and Michael Banks are robot children!
3> With the kids a bit too recalcitrant at bedtime, Mary looks at the medicine bottle and says ominously, "We're gonna need a bigger spoon."
2> Father gains his revenge on the the bank management by assassinating them one by one.
and the Number 1 Change in a Spielberg Remake of "Mary Poppins"...
1> Mary leads a thousand doomed nannies, flying in on bicycles and firing semi-automatic umbrellas, in a bloody attempt to storm Mr. Banks' front porch.
Take a classic fairy tale, toss in some of your favorite SF themes and characters, mix well, and this is what you get.
The Top 8 Fairytales Gone SF
8> The Emperor's New Hairpiece: Khan Noonien Singh convinces Captain Kirk the invisible toupee looks great on him and is worth every penny he's paying. Donald Trump also stars.
7> Hansoylent Greteleen: It's made of PEOPLE!
6> Goldilocks and the Three Borgs
5> "This little piggy went into orbit, this little piggy stayed in stasis, this little piggy had roast tribble...."
EDITOR'S NOTE: I HEAR ROAST TRIBBLE IS EXCELLENT WITH SOYLENT GREEN.
4> The Three Little Sith
EDITOR'S NOTE: GIGGLE. SNORT.
3> Mother Goose Is a Harsh Mistress
2> Little Red Romulan Hood
and the Number 1 Fairytale Gone SF...
1> Jack and the Sentient Being Stalk
EDITOR'S NOTE: HAPPY WEEKEND, DWEEBPALS!