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CROCODILE HUNTER Trailer Up

Published at: March 21, 2002, 3:08 p.m. CST by staff

Harry here with the second best thing from Australia... That's right Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter fella. Well he's cool and all, but ol Garth Franklin could take him down like an anaconda... Voight style! Now, while that is, unfortunately, not the plot of this film, the trailer is FABUUUU as Dot wouldn't say. Smartest trailer I've seen since those LILO AND STITCH spots. Enjoy...

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  • March 21, 2002, 3:10 p.m. CST

    I'm first! (and I'm embarrassed)

    by ThePantingMenace

    God, this is so cool! I might convulse with excitement! Hurrah!

  • March 21, 2002, 3:20 p.m. CST

    trailer

    by dallas01

    looks good.

  • March 21, 2002, 3:24 p.m. CST

    It's gonna bite me!

    by Monkey Lover

    Steve Irwin kicks ass. He's mental. "Look, a fucking huge tyrannosaurus! I'm gonna sit inside it's jaws and poke it with this knife, see what happens!"

  • March 21, 2002, 3:24 p.m. CST

    I can't believe I'm saying this, but it looks good

    by Pongo

    This one looks like it could be pretty fun--another summer movie I'm looking forward to this year.

  • March 21, 2002, 3:31 p.m. CST

    Is this some sort of movie pitting Steve Irwin vs Paul Hogan?

    by Formula409

    But who should win?

  • March 21, 2002, 3:32 p.m. CST

    WTF!!!!????

    by Flasheart

    Someone actually paid to have this made? You mean there was a meeting somewhere where someone says 'Ohhh a movie about some dumbass who kicks dangerous animals in the crotch for the fun of it and happens to have a minor cable show? How can we lose?!' This is probably the dumbest idea I have heard since they put that wrestler asshole in the Scorpion King (what makes these professional 'wrestelers' think they can act?). I know I will probably get flamed for my opinion but who cares. If you can't distingush between my criticism of a bad idea (IMO) and a personal attack on your religion or something, then piss on you! Wow, Im becoming more cynical and abrasive on this site. Maybe one day I can even post 'FIRST' and tell you your mothers blow goats for no reason at all. Man i love talkbacks :)....

  • March 21, 2002, 3:38 p.m. CST

    Fuck this!

    by ZakChase

    Give us Hallenbeck's "Scooby-Doo" review NOW. What's the fucking hold-up?

  • March 21, 2002, 3:39 p.m. CST

    I will see this.

    by solikat

    It's kind of embarassing to say, but I just love gratuitous danger, chase scenes, and explosions. This looks like nothing but, so bring it on!

  • March 21, 2002, 3:40 p.m. CST

    errr.....is this for real?

    by rubycon

    Could this be any good? I really don't like the looks of this. It's like "Candid camera the movie" or "World's scariest police chases the movie".

  • March 21, 2002, 3:42 p.m. CST

    AS AN AUSTRALIAN, I JUST HAVE TO SAY...

    by Fat Lot Of Good

    How embarrassing.

  • March 21, 2002, 3:47 p.m. CST

    I want his manjuice all over my body!

    by porno4peepeez

    Manjuice is the name of Steve's new perfume. It has the kick of Brut but more manly and rugged. Just like Steve. Look for Manjuice at your local Target and Walmart stores.

  • March 21, 2002, 3:58 p.m. CST

    This Is An Impressive Trailer - Bravo to Marketing

    by RogueElement

    I saw this trailer at a showing of Ice Age. The film itself looks pretty cheesy but the trailer is just quirky enough to put the audience in the right frame of mind. Ask yourself, what was most interesting: the scenes from the actual film or from the Croc Hunter with the MGM logo? The audience I saw it with was quite amused and it goes to show that a lot of creativity goes into making trialer and when it's done right it can breathe life into an otherwise unexemplary movie.

  • March 21, 2002, 4:07 p.m. CST

    not funny..

    by inkymae

    just sad....

  • March 21, 2002, 4:15 p.m. CST

    Another film promoting animal abuse

    by Maggie Wheeler

    Why does Hollywood feel it necessary to make movies that put animals in jeopardy, then play it for laughs? If we could realize that animals are sentinent, beautiful creatures worthy of our companionship, and NOT our dominion, then perhaps we could all evolve as ONE race. Have any of you ever SEEN Irwin's show? Those crocodiles are obviously drugged! There's no way that man could do what he does without the aid of narcotics. Someone needs to call PETA and have him brought off in shackles.

  • March 21, 2002, 4:15 p.m. CST

    Great! Just what the world needs, another prejudicial cynic....

    by Formula409

    While you're at it why don't you go hop in your SUV, drive to Starbucks, and have a latte....

  • March 21, 2002, 4:18 p.m. CST

    LastHighway

    by Pongo

    I'm 20 and I might want to see this movie. It looks like it could end up being mindless fun, which is fine with me. I'd rather watch something like this than something as horribly overrated as Moulin Rouge (I'm sorry, but that movie was ridiculously bad...I didn't understand what the fuss was all about, and after seeing it I still don't). As for killing yourself, I wouldn't recommend that. Is humanity doomed? Who knows...

  • March 21, 2002, 4:36 p.m. CST

    I'm an Australian I LOVE Steve Irwin!!!

    by Cash Bailey

    Would you rather support a show about a guy who devotes his life to saving and protecting animals, or a show about fat fucks from Idaho stuffing their faces? Steve is a great, genuine guy, and a credit to our country. I just hope folks don't think we ALL talk like that here. Believe me, I only understand HALF of what the guy says.

  • March 21, 2002, 4:40 p.m. CST

    And the Oscar goes to...THE CROC HUNTER?!?

    by Goonie

    This will be a great movie. What a kickass trailer!

  • March 21, 2002, 4:52 p.m. CST

    I Told You So (If You Visited The Episode II TB Since Last Night

    by jollydwarf

    Whether it be in retaliation another poster, a person involved with AICN, the "Croc Hunter" himself, or Andy Dick. But my "Cease Fire!" (see Battle of Naboo sequence) post points this out PLUS imagines what the C*R*oc Hunter might say if he were going after "tawkbahckas", feeding them "spoy-las". If your mouse arm's got the strength "do check it out."-Kurt Loder. P.S. This trailer already is the best thing that this movie will have to offer, I guarantee. P.S.S. What are the odds of a snake attacking in 'bullet time' (copyright 1999)?

  • Quote: "the trailer is FABUUUU as Dot would say. Smartest trailer I've seen since those LILO AND STITCH spots." End Quote What the fuck? Harry are you mental! That is possibly, no definitely, the worst trailer ever made and despite what you think, Steve Irwin is not a guy pretending to be a cock, he is,in fact, a cock! That trailer is so embarrassing to watch that I feel like killing people after watching it! Starting with all of you who are for some reason impressed by this piece of shit idea. Sure the whole interacting with the MGM logo might have been cool if it were actually executed well and didn't involve the cock hunter! For the love of God people stop watching his show and get the thing cancelled!!!! Drunks, gotta love 'em!

  • March 21, 2002, 5:04 p.m. CST

    Crikey!!!!!!

    by magic_ninja

    Say what you will about Stevie boy, but the man has got balls of steel to do what he does.

  • March 21, 2002, 5:41 p.m. CST

    Yeah!

    by Zarles

    This looks fucking sweet. I love Steve, and I can't wait to see this. The man's got brass gonads for doing half the shit he does, and I can't wait to see him in an action movie like this. Steve and some crocs battling the CIA? What could possibly be bad about that?

  • ...by changing the whole premise of the Crocodile Hunter need to get a grip. I mean, come on, go back and watch the OCHS (Original Crocodile Hunter Series): you'll see they're not the perfect entertainment experience you remember them to be. They were good little stories about a guy who likes crocodiles. They were made for kids, and now they've made a movie to appeal to kids of a new generation. Sorry Irwin didn't decide to make some sort of Noir Film about Crocodile hunting to appeal to you bitter Gen-Xers out there, but hey, I've seen the OCHS and the Trailer, and I have to say the quality is about the same, and kids are going to love it. Oh, and his CGI sidekick Crocky is NOT racist: come on, he's not even a real crocodile, how can it be racist! Get a grip people! Anyone who says they are not going to be in line for this movie opening weekend is lying: Steve Irwin has your money already!

  • March 21, 2002, 6:03 p.m. CST

    What the hell is going on? You completely ignore Ice Age but you

    by TimBenzedrine

    C'mon Harry, where's the Ice Age review?

  • March 21, 2002, 6:16 p.m. CST

    Croiky!

    by Stile

    Here we have an incredibly dangerous Malaysian tree dragon... Now, if you look at him here, you can see he's really pissed off... I'm gonna sneak up behind him, and jam my thumb up it's butthole.... Oh yeah! He's really pissed off now!

  • March 21, 2002, 6:27 p.m. CST

    Steve Irwin is a joke.

    by CoolDan989

    Oh, and this movie looks awful, too. No thanks, MGM....

  • March 21, 2002, 6:28 p.m. CST

    why

    by ten440004

    Why does anyone wanna watch that? We can watch this guy croak and suck at acting on the Discovery Channel. He's funny yes, but that's because he's a moron.

  • March 21, 2002, 6:29 p.m. CST

    I too am an Australian, and I too LOVE Steve Irwin!

    by euphonium

    Sure, he's a crazy bastard and an EXTREME stereotype of what Australians are like (and sound like), but he rocks. He rocks because he's one of the few people on TV who are totally passionate about what they do and would do it without the big pay cheque (he used to, anyway). AND he promotes wildlife protection, YEAH! Steve, you're the man, I'm going to see your movie because it looks funny and to see more of your enthusiasm. GO STEVE!!

  • March 21, 2002, 6:46 p.m. CST

    Kill me

    by barkalounger

    Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me Kill me

  • March 21, 2002, 6:49 p.m. CST

    Steve is our only goofball!!

    by euphonium

    Russell, Nicole, Hugh, Mel, Heath, Naomi, Toni, Rachel, Guy, Cate, Geoffrey, Eric, Judy and...(because Paul is getting pretty old)...Steve! I'd much rather have Steve as our national crazy man than... I dunno, does the U.S. have someone as crazy (read: cool) as Steve? You really should, they're great for the economy.

  • March 21, 2002, 7:18 p.m. CST

    I'd like to see all the steve haters do half the stuff he do

    by magic_ninja

    but they won't, that would involve leaving the house and their precious computers.

  • March 21, 2002, 7:19 p.m. CST

    ARE YOU ON CRACK??????

    by steel_cultist

  • March 21, 2002, 7:29 p.m. CST

    ARE YOU ON CRACK???? part 2

    by steel_cultist

    Harry - did we see the same trailer? I saw it at Ice Age along with a whole horde of maraudin rugrats, and even they didn't think it was worth the effort to laugh at it. The only way I would sit through this POS is if someone tied me up and made me do it. I mean just because someone has a sucessful tv show is no reason to give them any money to make a movie. Having said that, I do think that Steve Irwin has balls of solid brass that are as large as churchbells for some of the things he does. Maggie Wheeler - actually I can think of at least one way to handle large reptiles without narcotics (especially since the big bastards are notoriously easy to kill with drugs, which you might know if you read something besides the bs spewed from peta) you get em early in the morning when their bodies are at the lowest temperature and they are at their slowest - or you just spend years getting to know the animals and learning how to judge their reations and keep in really good shape.

  • March 21, 2002, 7:32 p.m. CST

    Goddamn right, Kubrick. Maggie Wheeler, shut up!!

    by exPFCWintergreen

    Well said Kubrick101. Steve Irwin is great. His show is great - if a little cheesy. And I have no doubt this movie will be great - if a lot cheesy. Maggie Wheeler: Oh shut up! Jesus fucking christ, I'm a fairly tolerant person, but if there's one thing I can't stand it's ignorant morons like yourself. Steve Irwin is a conservationist. He protects animals with his TV show by educating the public about them. If you knew anything about crock's you'd know that the ones on his show aren't drugged. Don't be stupid, unless of course you were just making a joke. If that's the case then don't be so subtle because you've made me look like a shit.

  • March 21, 2002, 7:41 p.m. CST

    ...And by the goddamn way...

    by exPFCWintergreen

    When the hell is Harry going to update this site with some real news. Any jerk can go to apple.com to see if any new trailers are up. The site can't just survive on the big Star Wars scoop for one week running. If its a slow week for news - then post some Oscar predictions or something, fuck!

  • March 21, 2002, 7:54 p.m. CST

    Waste of film.

    by Masamune

    Trash.

  • March 21, 2002, 8:05 p.m. CST

    MGM proudly presents Steve Irwin as BROWNFINGER

    by TimBenzedrine

    Put in this context, the whole MGM/ Austin Powers/ title dispute makes perfect sense. Oh wait, no it doesn't...

  • March 21, 2002, 8:06 p.m. CST

    Wintergreen...

    by euphonium

    I agree. As much as I love sticking up for Irwin, this site needs to get its arse into gear with its news, or lack there of. There are heaps of movies released each week (ie. Ice Age) that we could be talking about.

  • March 21, 2002, 8:29 p.m. CST

    It's really for kids, you know

    by allykatD

    My kids love Crocadile Hunter and I'll take them to see it. A lot of guys here are going to roll their eyes at this show (or worse, since this is AICN it'll be the 'worse' part), but this show isn't aimed at you. You are not the target audience. You have to have kids to understand that the little guys LOVE Steve Irwin. Hey, it's better than the dumb, watered-down cutesy stupid cartoons you see now a days.

  • March 21, 2002, 8:40 p.m. CST

    Hey, Jaba

    by euphonium

    I go to both, one for genuine news, the other for the entertaining talk-backs.

  • March 21, 2002, 8:47 p.m. CST

    what the fuck was that?

    by xavier masterson

  • March 21, 2002, 9:28 p.m. CST

    what's wrong with you people?

    by Giant Fish

    This is a movie for kids, not hardcore movie buffs with 200 DVDs in their shelves. It looks like harmless fun, nothing to be embarrassed about. Actually, I think Steve's show is one of the most entertaining things on TV these days. I wish he had been on when I was a kid, instead of drivel like He-Man.

  • March 21, 2002, 10:23 p.m. CST

    Maybe we'll be lucky and the Crocodile Hunter will get eaten

    by KingKrypton

    Hey, we can dream, right?

  • March 21, 2002, 10:36 p.m. CST

    actually euphonium

    by kojiro

    We Americans do indeed have a crazy bastard who is an extreme stereotype. He's just as beloved by us as Steve is by you guys too. We call him Dubya. But ours doesn't do so well for the economy. Could you tell us your secret?

  • March 21, 2002, 11:01 p.m. CST

    This will be the greatest movie in cinema history

    by wadew

    oh yes. ........................ Give me a break, this guy is only good in small doses

  • March 21, 2002, 11:16 p.m. CST

    Death to the "Crocodile Hunter" naysayers!!!

    by exPFCWintergreen

    What's wrong with you people? Dammit, Crocodile Hunter is great entertainment! This movie will kick ass. There's nothing like watching a lunatic endanger his life by swimming with 14ft long saltwater crocodiles and by fondaling the most worlds most venomous snakes. Also, Steve Irwins a great guy in front of the camera. He's so enthusiastic. What can I say? I like the cut of his jib.___ There is however one downside to the whole "Crocodile Hunter" experience - Steve's wife. Fuck she's annoying. I feel sorry for saying it, because she means well and all, but she takes up screen time that needs to be allocated to the undisputed star of Discovery Channel - Steve Irwin.

  • March 21, 2002, 11:40 p.m. CST

    Hey, What About The "New Guy" Trailer?

    by jollydwarf

    That's one that's gotta have some AICN appeal! C'mon, D.J. Quails gets with Eliza Dushku, the face and bod that launched a thousand Kleenex? That's a feasible 'it-could-happen-to-you-with-just-a little-confidence-and-determination' feel-good flick! The pigskin/Braveheart sequence looks like it will put the Super Battle Droids and Clonetroopers to shame! How about the 'cool-prison-brother-teaches-hopeless- white-dork-how-to-be-a-'badass'' training montage? (Yes, I lifted it from the South Park Aspen episode...) This will be a great companion for a "Sorority Boys"/"The New Guy" DVD 2-Pack!! Two stars...total! (Both for Eliza Dushku). Hey, she is the girl who in her underwear said "rob, shit, bone..." and sold the line. I hate to say it for our animal lovers ("HEY! THIS TALKBACK MOTHERFUCKER SAID HE'D BANG A SHEEP!") but the Croc Hunter 'movie' makes me think of another movie that cashed in on 'scripted spontaneity'..."The Jerky Boys Movie". How I ever got coerced into seeing that first run...the shame, the shame...but seriously, how much fun can this be. Oh, sorry, it's just light, summer, mindless popcorn fun! Silly me! A plot superior to a second rate porno's would be nice, but again, I'm getting greedy. I know, fuck you "Jolydawrf". There, I saved some of you a couple seconds. Oh, a couple more things. So far I've counted one "cock hunter" reference. Lastly, Kent State in the Final Four, baby! Maybe the Cameroon Crazies can go watch "Blade II" this weekend to forget the disappointment and think about IGC when they're watching the CGI (Internet Guru Cunnilingus). Out.

  • March 22, 2002, 12:02 a.m. CST

    Huh?

    by MICKFINN

    This looks good to you guys, but SCOOBY DOO looks like shit? SCOOBY DOO, based on a goddamned cartoon, is some affront to your artistic sensibilities, yet this fad of the moment tripe is "good, cheesy summer fun"? Wake me when this is over. Stunned, The Mick

  • March 22, 2002, 12:06 a.m. CST

    Wrestlers, cheesy pop stars, models...

    by sanc_reunion

    And now nature show hosts? Hey Hollywood, maybe you could try making a few films starring actors for a change! You know, those quirky individuals who trained to do that kind of thing? Hey, and maybe instead of making sequels of movies that succeeded 5 years ago and movies based on video games that sold well 10 years ago and remakes of movies that succeeded 20 years ago and special editions of movies that did well 30 years ago, you could hire, I dunno, good "writers" to pen your movie scripts? No, wait, who am I kidding? Bring on THE REAL WORLD: GETTIN' REAL, NBC PRESENTS FEAR FACTOR THE MOVIE, MR. NANNY 2: NANNY TIME, BATTLEBOTS VS. MECHAGODZILLA and STREET FIGHTER: THE MOVIE: THE GAME: THE MOVIE, I can't wait!

  • March 22, 2002, 12:09 a.m. CST

    Why I Like the Crocodile Hunter....

    by sillyquiet

    The Crocodile Hunter is not a "guilty" pleasure for me, his show is straight out enjoyment. And you know why? The guy's a geek. He's an animal geek, the same way some of us are film geeks or computer geeks or book geeks or RPG geeks or whatever. he's an animal geek that happens to be able to display his geeky knowledged and talents on (inter)national TV. He has such passion and love for animals, especially reptiles, most especially large predatory reptiles, that it's hard not to be infected with his enthusiasm. In a very cynical era, (witness this and other talkbacks) it is very refreshing to see that kind of unassuming geekiness on TV.

  • March 22, 2002, 12:40 a.m. CST

    THE REAL Crocodile Hunter

    by MICKFINN

    As a sidenote - Irwin's tough, but he doesn't hold a candle to the original Nature Show badass - Jim from Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. The great white hunter fashion aesthetic, somewhat stunned yet determined expression and that plain old 1960s' "quiet man" stoicism... even as a child, I thought to myself "shit, this motherfucker's hardcore". While Marlon Perkins is sitting on his lily white ass in the boat, Jim's in the water neutering a pack of crocodile males WITHOUT anaesthesia! BAD-ASS! Just felt Jim deserved the overdue respect. Just The Mick

  • March 22, 2002, 12:40 a.m. CST

    I Think They **Have** Optioned a Battlebots Movie

    by jollydwarf

    Or maybe I'm confusing it with a PS2 game or something. Lemme check Corona...hold on...well, maybe it WAS the game I was thinking of. But with Tekken and Soul Calibur being made into films, as well as a 21st century Knight Rider, there is no bottom to this barrel. I personally like Steve Irwin's shows, not that I get around to watching them much, but I just don't see how this is going to work in Cineplex Heaven. I swear there are movies specifically made to be shown to essentially no one so that horny couples can fulfill their movie theater fantasies. Except mixing sex and snapping amphibians could install serious 'vagina dentata' subconscious anxieties, if not simply make the whole thing a conflicting experience (hey, Harry started it!). And I wonder: will this film have the balls to have Mr. Irwin 'sic' a croc or two or ten on the bad guys, but not just to subdue them? Could we actually see people being eaten alive? That would be great. The Croc Hunter unleashing an onslaught of carnivorous, venomous, and amphibious allies on disposable drug dealers or corporate execs trying to turn some swampland into...well, a cineplex! If they could do some last minute reshoots, slap a borderline R/NC-17 on this puppy...you could have a franchise! Oh, and did I call Kent State or what? I know, no one cares...P.S. Beetlejuice from Howard Stern in "Crack Hunter: Whore Intercourse".

  • March 22, 2002, 1:10 a.m. CST

    Well, kojiro...

    by euphonium

    ...I'm no economist, but endangering his life by wrestling dangerous animals seems to work for Steve (it brings us a lot of tourism). Maybe if you developed a program featuring Dubya and his wife exploring the native American landscape in the hunt for and to protect an impressive native animal, say, the bison, grizzly or prairie dog you will have alot of new tourism money and jobs in the mid-west. You could call it "Dubya: The Incredible Adventures Of The Credibility Hunter".

  • March 22, 2002, 5:22 a.m. CST

    Hehe, still beating that dead horse?

    by DouglasAH

    "Credibility hunter"? You don't follow the news much, do you? Anyway, the trailer is pretty cheesy, but hey, so was the episode where Steve and whats-her-name went to New York. Never kept the show from being a big hit.

  • March 22, 2002, 8:16 a.m. CST

    WHY?

    by Brooklyn Bred

    WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY, was this movie made?

  • March 22, 2002, 9:01 a.m. CST

    Hey Harry

    by rev_skarekroe

    If you don't already ban people who stretch out the talkback, can I recommend starting now? As for Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter show is fascinating education and zany thrills. Trying to squeeze some kind of spy movie plot around it may or may not work, but I'm willing to see him try! sk

  • March 22, 2002, 9:28 a.m. CST

    Instructions for all you talkback stretchers...

    by CoolDan989

    1. Type your post. 2. Type a desired word in capitals on your keyboard once to show strong emotion. 3. Repeat last letter 2-3 times if necessary. 4. Remove your hands from the keyboard. 4. Click "Post". (Note: disregard the instruction that notes you must press the key 50 to 100 times)

  • March 22, 2002, 9:34 a.m. CST

    Correction

    by CoolDan989

    5. Click "Post".

  • March 22, 2002, 9:49 a.m. CST

    crocodile dundee

    by rev_skarekroe

    Hey, it just occured to me.... How did Crocodile Dundee get that big-ass knife through customs? sk

  • March 22, 2002, 10:09 a.m. CST

    AICN's standards policy

    by Juggernaut125

    I've gotta agree with the whole, standards of putting up news stories. Earlier this week, I read in the TORONTO STAR, that Drew Barrymore has signed to be in a remake of BARBERELLA!!!! Where was the scoop here? Was it in Elston Gun's Weekly recap? Was it in the Moriarty's Remakes column? I don't recall seeing it here ever. I even went to IMDB to confirm it. It's true. Now, to the jackass that screwed up the post length. Dumbass.

  • March 22, 2002, 12:53 p.m. CST

    How to be an Australian - some helpful tips.

    by Wild At Heart

    Carefully supplant your regional North American vernacular with obscurely Antipodean slang, as follows - geez, gor blimey, fair dinkum, cobber, bloke, mate, strike me pink, bewdy, ripper, bonza - or, on sentimental occasions, strewth. Don't worry. Context is not important at this early stage. Now to the most critical part of the process: mastery of the expletive form. Instead of "vomit", say "chunder". Instead of "penis", say "donger". Instead of "vagina", say "Map of Tasmania" ( you may need to consult an atlas to fully grasp the concept of that one ). Most importantly, replace the ubiquitous "fuck" with the more delightfully ambiguous "root". This uniquely Australian expletive can be the source of endless hours of amusement. Consider the following joke - Q: "What does a wombat do?", A:"It eats roots and leaves." If you were amused by that, well you're probably well on the way to reaching a purely Austalian-like idyll. Expect further tutorials based upon the works of the following Titans of "Ocker" Lore - Austen Tayshus, Rodney Rude and Kevin Bloody Wilson. In the meantime, I trust watching several matinee showings of the "Croc Hunter" movie should provide sufficient elucidation.

  • March 22, 2002, 1:14 p.m. CST

    gods damn it brokklyn bred...

    by kojiro

    You've been here long enough to know better than to do that shit. Come on and delete his ass webgods.

  • March 22, 2002, 2:59 p.m. CST

    MICKFINN you dirty Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom fan!!!

    by BigW

    I'm sick of all you Wild Kingdom fans claiming that Steve Irwin is a rip off Jim from Wild Kingdom. Come on! When did Jim Fowler wrestle crocodiles? Most of the action on that show was staged: they once dropped a poor water buffalo in the middle of a swamp just so Jim could save the thing! Never would you ever see Steve Irwin doing that! Plus, Jim Fowler and Marlin Perkins were obviously gay!

  • March 22, 2002, 3:02 p.m. CST

    Steve Irwin NOT Jeff Corwin

    by ezstryder

    dont give me this croc hunter bullshit the guy is a fruit cake. Jeff Corwin now he's the man. What has my life become i'm talking aboot two freaks who chase wild animals.

  • March 22, 2002, 6:48 p.m. CST

    Hey Maggie Wheeler...

    by Smeg For Brains

    Actually I agree that humans are evil in how they treat animals, but if you knew anything about Steve Irwin you would know that the last thing he would ever do is hurt an animal. The reason he does what he does is to educate people so that they will know that "yes this animal is very dangerous and I should stay far far away", or "no this animal is no threat to me so I shouldn't wipe it off the face of the earth out of ignorance". Actually I would say that Hollywood is probably a pretty safe place for animals, because it is so high profile, and everyone complains when something is done wrong (not that they care much when a stuntman or actor get hurt, but then again they choose to do what they do). Just remember that any film hollywood makes where they show "animals in peril" the animals are only in peril through the magic of film (i.e. it is fake and no animal is really in peril). Over doing it is when the Coen Brothers have to try to prove it to some ignoramous that they didn't really run a cow over in Oh Brother Where art Thou? and that it was special effects, even though the only reason he even had to believe that they had hurt the animal was the scene in the film. I guess he thought they really trough a cow into a tornado in twister.

  • March 23, 2002, 12:52 p.m. CST

    Hey BigW

    by Kieran

    Funniest post ever. It just shows that people here are too busy spouting off to take the time to read anyone else's posts. Steve Erwin raped my childhood. Classic!

  • March 24, 2002, 10:32 a.m. CST

    I want those 2 minutes of my life back

    by Tall_Boy

    seriously

  • March 26, 2002, 12:54 p.m. CST

    Don't you mess with Jim Fowler!

    by MICKFINN

    First, who fucked up the Talkback here. We switching to Panavision here? Second-BigW-yes, i know Wild Kingdom was as staged as the moon landing, and yes Steve Irwin is the "real deal", but Jim had one thing going for him over Irwin - cool with a capital C. He had that kind of tough guy demeanour so common in the 50s and 60s-not a lot of talk, just get in and get the job done. Maybe it just means he's a better ACTOR than Irwin. You'd never see Jim babbling like a preteen with ADD on a sugar high " Oh, crikey, I got em by the jaws now, oh he's a big one, eh, oh there goes my arm." and so on. If he could shut up, just once, I'd respect the hell out of him then. By the by, Jim wasn't gay... but marlen? Like pink ink! Had to be. I can just imagine him watching Jim wrestle a lion and wistfully thinking (in that nasally whine) " Those triceps, that khaki-clad rump... oh, to be that lion."

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