My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 484: Griffy Griffy Bang Bang
November 4, 2019 4:08 PM - Subscribe

In which we realize the scope of our commitment in promising to send a horse to college, and then determine an extremely powerful and highly lucrative name for the aforementioned horse. Suggested talking points: Halloween Delay, Candy Potluck, Happy Birthday Ronald, Medicine Blintz, We're Sending a Horse to College, Ding Dong Speed Strats, Car Expertise
posted by Tevin (10 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
really really enjoying the antagonistic vibes on this ep
posted by JimBennett at 5:25 AM on November 5, 2019

Why was “porkmanteau” not the title of this episode. I mean yeah dunking on Griffin’s guts is always good too but cmon.
posted by supercres at 6:29 AM on November 5, 2019 [3 favorites]

This was definitely an episode where the brothers' frustration at Travis's tendency to just say shit was rubbing up against the fact that that shit tends to be extremely funny.
posted by maxsparber at 8:43 AM on November 5, 2019 [1 favorite]

Somewhere in my mom’s house are some McDonalds plates with Big Mac trying to arrest a snowman Hamburglar. I do not remember the VP of Snacking, either.

Looking forward to Worldwide Webster updates as he gets on the Dean’s List.
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit at 7:16 AM on November 6, 2019

Oh my goodness, I remember that burger jail.

Emma Kant is doing great with the Yahoos lately - I wonder when she'll get an honorific.
posted by esker at 12:30 PM on November 6, 2019

the count on the wiki is a month and a half out of date but she’s still got a ways to go, historically it takes around 30 yahoos to get an honorific, she’s probably hovering around 15ish right now.
posted by JimBennett at 4:01 PM on November 6, 2019 [2 favorites]

Someone near me has a few of the old McDonalds play sets in their back yard, including the hamburger jail, and it makes me laugh every single time I see them.
posted by little king trashmouth at 10:11 AM on November 7, 2019 [1 favorite]

I was definitely inside one of those weird head jails at least once, possibly more than once. Kids are really not that hard to entertain.
posted by bleep at 4:37 PM on November 8, 2019 [1 favorite]

My McDonalds had the four armed murderous Grimace through at least my 5th birthday.
posted by robocop is bleeding at 8:18 PM on November 8, 2019

Wikipedia tells me that in the McDonaldland commercials, Big Mac was voiced by Ted "Lurch" Cassidy. I have no recollection of this.

More importantly, this episode gave me a phrase to use when I wish to dismiss an idea but don't care to explain why:

"Hey, what if we--"
posted by MrBadExample at 9:00 PM on November 8, 2019 [3 favorites]

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