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Weekend Challenge

May 1st, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 52 Comments

After talking about doing this for WAY longer than it should have taken, we finally decided to change what Vincent Price was watching during this awesome scene from The Last Man on Earth:

 

But there’s got to be other things out there that would warrant that kind of a response from him.  We’ve uploaded the raw footage from the scene to sendspace.  Download it here. The challenge is to replace the old movie that Vincent is watching with anything you like.  Upload the video to youtube as a response to ours when you’re done and put the link in the comments.  We’ll pick a winner when the weekend is over.  Until then, we will be busy laughing uproariously, before gradually shifting into sobs.

Tags: RiffTrax · movies

52 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Gina on May 1, 2009 at 3:49 pm

    Isn’t it obvious? The sparkling scene from “Twilight”!

  • 2 Gina on May 1, 2009 at 3:49 pm

    (Sorry, but I don’t have the technical know-how to actually make that into a video. I just know how to make the suggestion.)

  • 3 Ben on May 1, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    How about “Two Girls, One cup”? Or is that too obvious?

  • 4 Ben on May 1, 2009 at 4:43 pm

    I’m just too lazy myself…

  • 5 Erica on May 1, 2009 at 5:13 pm

    Me too, and me too.

  • 6 Erica on May 1, 2009 at 5:14 pm

    Beaches. He should be watching Beaches.

  • 7 Ryan on May 1, 2009 at 6:02 pm

    MST3K: A Joke by Ingmar Bergman.

  • 8 Scooter on May 1, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    “The challenge is to replace the old movie that Vincent is watching with anything you like.”

    exactly, that IS a challenge. Maybe someone that actually knows how to easily do this should post some kind of tutorial. Otherwise, there might just be a winner by default, because they were the only person to be able to do anything with the video. And even then all they did was replace it with a static picture.

  • 9 jfe on May 1, 2009 at 6:30 pm

    The last scene in the original fly….so of spells out his impending doom. and I don’t know how to do that either sorry.

  • 10 kt on May 1, 2009 at 6:31 pm

    For real. This challange does not factor in how much pot I’m required to smoke over the weekend.

  • 11 Gina on May 1, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    Has someone posted this challenge on the forum? Seems like everyone else in there are geniuses with the video-making.

  • 12 Gina on May 1, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    (”. . . is a genius.” Sorry, it’s late.)

  • 13 Conor Lastowka on May 1, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    If we get an entry where he’s just watching the cartoon network on mute, we’ll know who it came from.

  • 14 blablover5 on May 1, 2009 at 8:05 pm

    Poor Vincent Price. The Last Man on Earth and he’s stuck watching this for eternity:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAmJx5oyuvc

    I should have a much higher quality up tomorrow, my internet is cobbled together with some gum wrappers and string.

  • 15 Earl Fando on May 1, 2009 at 11:07 pm

    Well, bang goes my idea…

  • 16 Joyless Prole on May 1, 2009 at 11:45 pm

    It should be grendel ‘tearing people apart like breadrolls’.

  • 17 Sensei_Rebel on May 2, 2009 at 12:12 am

    If it was in .avi format it’d be a lot easier.

  • 18 Sensei_Rebel on May 2, 2009 at 3:06 am

    Here’s mine, one of many entries we’ve gotten so far: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eATML6R8qhg

    Last Man On Earth watches House On Haunted Hill RiffTrax. Yeah, I know it was an obvious choice.

  • 19 Astley, Rick on May 2, 2009 at 3:45 am

    If I see one Rick’Roll in this you’re all dead!!

  • 20 blablover5 on May 2, 2009 at 3:58 am

    Okay here’s the much better version:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sszo7gdAZ8

  • 21 Gina on May 2, 2009 at 4:19 am

    That was great!

  • 22 Bryan on May 2, 2009 at 4:41 am

    Too soon?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FdILFeknt8

  • 23 Amber on May 2, 2009 at 6:17 am

    That actually worked out really well.

  • 24 Scooter on May 2, 2009 at 6:38 am

    If I did know how to do this, however, I would probably make him watch Swine Flu news coverage. Specifically anything saying that is nothing to worry about.
    Because I hear being topical is all the rage.

  • 25 puerileuwaite on May 2, 2009 at 6:49 am

    I think it would be sublime for “The Last Man On Earth” to only have this to watch for the rest of eternity:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7d85T4OfqA

  • 26 blablover5 on May 2, 2009 at 7:29 am

    Even the Last Man on Earth can’t escape the appeal of a little krokodile

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnaALCM9MZI

  • 27 Kris on May 2, 2009 at 7:35 am

    How about the Numa Numa kid? Has enough time lapsed to make that retro and cool now?

  • 28 Houndstooth Mind on May 2, 2009 at 8:16 am

    Here’s a juicy bit of vid that made me have that Price-ian reaction (no, not embeded)
    http://www.santasm.net/

  • 29 OmegaRowsdower on May 2, 2009 at 9:09 am

    I laughed at the goofy concept.. and cried at the horrible joke as well…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg6DqeF9h3w

  • 30 Ejiehi on May 2, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    “Head On” over to see my video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw2ACoiy7uE

  • 31 Kathiemoffat on May 2, 2009 at 5:26 pm

    I love this one. Kudos!

  • 32 Gina on May 2, 2009 at 5:38 pm

    You don’t think he’d prefer the ShamWow commercial?

  • 33 jfe on May 2, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    Anyone think they can make an xtra normal movie for vincent?

  • 34 Invisible NanoGhost on May 2, 2009 at 8:31 pm

    I think this is the best of the ones I watched. Might have been better if you had added some specific clip at the point where he switches to crying.

  • 35 OmegaRowsdower on May 2, 2009 at 9:35 pm

    Thanks,

    I was surprised it turned out halfway decent (T’was my first crack at something like this)

  • 36 Jmaes on May 3, 2009 at 4:45 am

    This grows on you. I was dubious at first but kept watching and found my reaction paralleling Vincent’s right up to the end.

  • 37 blablover5 on May 3, 2009 at 5:08 am

    Okay this is by far too much fun. I think I could do this all day if someone actually paid me to.

    Poor vincent being stuck with only watching this ol’ Tv show for all of eternity:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umxqsu0ks60

  • 38 Erica on May 3, 2009 at 5:12 am

    Or Vincent could simply be watching wax figures. Some of them are hysteria-inducing.

  • 39 Sensei_Rebel on May 3, 2009 at 5:54 am

    Hey thanks guys. Nano, I was trying to be precise so I didn’t insert anything after the crying. But I don’t think I’m gonna win this anyway. I’m no whiz when it comes to audio editing so it’s pretty bare bones, plus it was an obvious choice. Obvious choices never win.

  • 40 Jmaes on May 3, 2009 at 9:31 am

    Awesome. LOL. No doubt, the best so far.

  • 41 BEMaven on May 3, 2009 at 10:14 am

    At times like this, I wish I could afford broadband.

    My internet connection could use some, um, male enhancement.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdpcSqRbRpY

  • 42 Andrew Hime on May 3, 2009 at 11:08 am

    What about the scene from Hardcore?

  • 43 Askbotboy on May 3, 2009 at 11:55 am

    How about Vincent viewing Vince and enjoying some eels? If that doesn’t help you at all, try this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EjIUQiZm4o

  • 44 Scooter on May 3, 2009 at 12:00 pm

    I have to say, you guys were pretty close, but you just had that wrong audio. I think I fixed it :http://james.nerdiphythesoul.com/bennyhillifier/?id=5vbSVXCrGm4&feature=player_embedded

  • 45 blablover5 on May 3, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    I’m sorry, I’m so sorry but I just had to do it:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=um0o1_f9dBI

  • 46 Ejiehi on May 3, 2009 at 1:15 pm

    I have to say, you were pretty close, but you just had that wrong embed. I think I fixed it
    http://james.nerdiphythesoul.com/bennyhillifier/?id=5vbSVXCrGm4&

  • 47 CrowTeeRobot on May 3, 2009 at 2:37 pm

    Why would you make me watch Cop Rock? WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT, YOU MONSTER!!!

  • 48 puerileuwaite on May 4, 2009 at 6:03 am

    Thanks for asking, Gina. To answer your question: no, not at all. I figure since he IS the last man on Earth, you just KNOW he’s already succumbed to the sultry come-hither lure of “Mighty Putty”. So I would expect his loyalty to its spokesman as a given. Plus, what better antidote for / validation of suffocating loneliness, than the booming pipes and magnetic personality of Billy Mays?

  • 49 Mari on May 4, 2009 at 6:28 am

    Sort of late but this was the first thing to pop into my head and I wanted to do it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNKHk_xG-u8

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