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Old 08-14-2004, 01:03 PM
Gamaliel Gamaliel is offline
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Gamera is friend to all children

Well, is he?

What's the source of this phrase? Does it come from a Gamera movie? MST3K? Usenet?
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Old 08-14-2004, 01:25 PM
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It's a theme throughout the Gamera movies. He may be a big fire-breathing flying turtle, but boy does he love the kids! Of course, MST3K certainly helped popularize the phrase and get it out into popular culture.

See also, "Gamera is really neat. He is made from turtle meat."
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Old 08-14-2004, 01:38 PM
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Of course the real question is "Why Doesn't Johnny Care", is it the overdosing on Anime or is it just the creepy short pants?
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Old 08-14-2004, 01:50 PM
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I'm pretty sure one of the annoying children says it in one of the Gamera movies... perhaps Gamera VS. Zegra?

Hmmm... gonna have to get out my MST3K tapes.
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Old 08-14-2004, 03:04 PM
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In the first Gamera film, the annoying little boy Kenny says that Gamera is the "friend to all children". Gamera also demonstrates this trait throughout the films, typically by rescuing children from imminent danger.
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Old 08-14-2004, 03:24 PM
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You mean by rescuing Kenny from imminent danger.

"I hear you, Kenny. And I obey!"
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Old 08-15-2004, 01:00 AM
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You mean by rescuing Kenny from imminent danger.
No, Kenny's only in the first one. There are no children at all in Gamera vs Barugon. Gamera himself is barely in that one.
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Old 08-15-2004, 03:05 AM
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But Kenny is obviously Gamera's Dark Lord. Jeez, didn't Tom Servo teach you anything?
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Old 08-16-2004, 03:27 AM
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Dammit!!

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Originally Posted by Smeghead
It's a theme throughout the Gamera movies. He may be a big fire-breathing flying turtle, but boy does he love the kids! Of course, MST3K certainly helped popularize the phrase and get it out into popular culture.

See also, "Gamera is really neat. He is made from turtle meat."

Damn you Smegs - now that f'king song is playing in my head!!
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