Thursday, September 21, 2006

May the Schwartz be with you!

This makes me very very happy.

Apparently Mel Brooks is making an animated show based on Spaceballs. I'm not sure exactly how it will work; it sounds like it's a little broader than the basic Spaceballs plot, but I'm still excited about it.

It's too bad there will be no Barf, though :( (I mean, there could be, but it wouldn't really be him). I miss you, John Candy!

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At September 21, 2006 at 2:24 PM, Blogger The Special Sauce said...

This is indeed exciting news. Mel has never let us down yet. Very high expectations for this.

At September 21, 2006 at 6:11 PM, Blogger heartinsanfrancisco said...

Oooh, I love Mel Brooks! And John Candy was no chopped chicken liver either.

At September 21, 2006 at 9:46 PM, Blogger The Law Fairy said...

I know Mel Brooks is a funny funny dude. Spaceballs is up there as one of my top ten all-time favorites. I even enjoyed Men in Tights!

At September 22, 2006 at 9:32 PM, Anonymous Leif said...

Look, I love "The Producers," "Spaceballs," "History of the World," and "Blazing Saddles" as much as the next guy, but "Mel has never let us down yet"? Either your expectations are very low, or you have forgotten about, e.g., "Dracula: Dead and Loving It," "Life Stinks," and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights."

At September 23, 2006 at 12:13 AM, Blogger The Law Fairy said...

leif, dude. Don't tell me you're dissing Cary Elwes as Robin Hood.

Just don't say it.

At September 24, 2006 at 3:37 PM, Blogger The Special Sauce said...

Leif, I can admit when im wrong, you brought up soem very good points. Except for men in tights. That is a modern classic.

At September 24, 2006 at 5:34 PM, Blogger Drewcatt said...

One word. Prequels. That is all.

At September 26, 2006 at 11:03 PM, Anonymous Leif said...

Cary Elwes is great, even if no one would yield to the Dread Pirate Westley. But "Men in Tights" was so bad that I stopped the videotape in the middle and gave it back to ye olde video rental shoppe without finishing.

I don't remember if I rewound.

At September 28, 2006 at 2:34 PM, Blogger The Law Fairy said...

yikes, leif, hope they didn't charge you that hefty rewind fee!

Hehehe... the good old days before dvds!


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