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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #30 on: October 16, 2006, 02:08:21 PM »
That's awesome man. I like your facial hair skills.


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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #31 on: October 16, 2006, 02:33:00 PM »
Kodiak is definitely a mad photo-manipulator - props to you my friend!

Doesn't anyone else have skills as well? Let's see it!
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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #32 on: October 16, 2006, 02:34:50 PM »
I created a thread to post all your fantabulous graphics featuring Mike's head!!!


Here:  http://rifftrax.com/smf/index.php?topic=512.0


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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #33 on: October 16, 2006, 03:43:27 PM »
OMG - awesome Captain Mike!!!  Thanks, you're the best!


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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #34 on: October 17, 2006, 02:55:43 AM »
Maybe he could do an episode or something as free bonus feature.  I don't think he would want to, nor would I watch a whole seasons of riffing.  However this show is so ridiculous with so many random events and plot holes that it has a huge opening for riffing.


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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #35 on: October 20, 2006, 12:06:22 AM »
I would LOVE it if he Riffed on Lost. Perfect show for riffing.

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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #36 on: December 14, 2006, 10:32:54 AM »
All it'd take is to know a month in advance if they're going to repeat the opening double episode, then record a riff for it. There might be a very small number of people left out, but I'd hazard a guess a lot of us already own season 1 anyway, or could easily watch a rerun.

Riffing TV would work perfectly for something like Star Trek, which doesn't require a great deal of backstory knowledge and has plenty of goofy episodes which get repeated all the time.


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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #37 on: December 14, 2006, 06:05:23 PM »
I don't know if they do it for Lost, but Amazon have their Unbox video downloads, so anyone who didn't have the box-set could easily pick up the requisite episodes from there.


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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #38 on: December 15, 2006, 04:19:46 AM »
Like I've said before, Rifftrax by its very nature is an online community, and there are tons of places where you can legally download or watch TV shows. So the difficulty of getting hold of specific episodes of TV shouldn't be a problem.


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Re: Riffing "Lost"?
« Reply #39 on: December 15, 2006, 12:40:30 PM »
The biggest difficulty in riffing TV isn't one of availability, it's one of logistics.  Commercials are the major issue; the average Joe isn't going to want to re-sync their RiffTrax six times over the course of an hour.  Theoretically, they could just insert dead air into the track during the commercial breaks, but I doubt this would be very accurate, as I think the network has some flexibility as to how long the individual commercial breaks run.

Then there's the fact that most people listening to the RiffTrax would probably TiVo the show and watch it later.  I haven't verified this, but I suspect there might be slight differences in the way two different DVRs record and play back the same show, which translates to sync drift.

Really the only way that riffing on TV would work is by using the DVD version.  This is probably cost-prohibitive, especially for folks who don't even like the show being riffed, and aren't interested in owning a whole season.  Fortunately, I've noticed a trend lately of TV DVD sets going down in price.  Last week, I picked up all three seasons of Arrested Development for 35 dollars, and I noticed today that Fry's is carrying the first five seasons of ER for 19 bucks a pop.  So perhaps soon, the high cost of TV on DVD won't be as big an issue anymore.