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March 13, 2019 7:31 PM - Season 4, Episode 8 - Subscribe

Dragonriders of Porn, #1 best seller in the Erotic Reptile Fiction category.

"Don't kink shame!"
posted by Justinian at 11:46 PM on March 13, 2019 [6 favorites]

I look forward to rewatching this episode once the season is on Netflix to see if the dragon-genitalia was blurred out by show-runner choice or SyFy/FCC standards.
posted by oh yeah! at 6:45 AM on March 14, 2019 [5 favorites]

I had to pause at the Dragonriders of Pern porn spoof .. so good !!
posted by Pendragon at 12:53 PM on March 14, 2019

Benedict Cumberdouche - Margo always make me snort in my beer. As did the aforementioned Dragonriders reference.

The sex voodoo dolls were a little relief in the angst that was Alice and her mother failing to connect. I need a pair of those the next time the LDS missionaries are in town.

I have to wonder if Fen isn't getting played by the Napster. She's a bit on the gullible side.

And it's always good to see Felicia Day show up for an episode.
posted by Ber at 1:47 PM on March 14, 2019 [1 favorite]

"A potion called Ambien. I may never wake up!"
posted by BungaDunga at 6:01 PM on March 15, 2019 [2 favorites]

“Jesus based on the novel Christ by Sapphire!”
I can't believe that I once disliked Margo.
posted by D.Billy at 7:51 PM on March 15, 2019 [7 favorites]

Ah, a picture in a comic book (read a few comments before watching) wondering if they had rendered giant cgi dragon, ah parts, ok, ok never mind. Really liked the river dragon, such sweet snark.
posted by sammyo at 6:11 PM on March 16, 2019

I wonder now what quests the Napster has pulled on other people so often that Imposter Woman had her lawn trampled.
posted by Karmakaze at 9:55 AM on March 18, 2019

that was a fun episode! I love that each little part of the world has its own dragon that somehow humans have never noticed.

Man.. that whole dragon porn thing... I can't believe we're finally getting some of that in our TV shows.
posted by numaner at 2:54 PM on March 18, 2019

I found a link to actual 'Dragonriders' pages, erm, somewhere. Hot NSFW (or other g-rated fantasy milieus) stuff!
posted by Sparx at 4:25 PM on March 18, 2019 [6 favorites]

well that was something i didn't know i wanted in my life, and i'm still not sure if i wanted it as an object of disgust or an object of worship
posted by numaner at 1:12 PM on March 19, 2019

in my Recent Activity page this thread is literally right above the The Dragon Prince Season 2 thread and now I want dragon porn fanfic from that show since we saw a couple of dragons in that show this season
posted by numaner at 1:13 PM on March 19, 2019

I'm not entirely sure how I feel about where the show is right now. The plot still holds up for me, the actors are all still doing a fine job and I like all the characters that I always liked (die in a fire, Quentin, and take Alice with you) but some of what they're doing just isn't landing for me.

I'm hoping that Margo's recent run as the worst bro you ever met (with flipped pronouns) is a reaction to not knowing how to process her feelings about the Eliot situation and that she'll get back to normal once (if, I suppose) he returns.

Free Trader Beowulf was a deep enough cut that I was able to appreciate it, but the recent episodes have been pressing too hard on the "here are some words that people will recognize as being associated with nerds" button with the Black Lotus / Bag of Holding / Falcor references that don't do anything to explore why those words might have significance. It feels lazy and cynical in a Big Bang Theory / Ready Player One sort of way. Casting Felicia Day is that impulse personified.

So the stuff that's working for me works great, but the stuff that doesn't takes me right out of the story.
posted by Parasite Unseen at 1:38 PM on March 19, 2019 [1 favorite]

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