Unskippable: Spider-Man: Edge of Time

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Spider-Man: Edge of Time

Parker & O'Hara: They fight crime, through time!

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I think that was Anti-Venom

Odd, but I keep wanting to say "Miguel O'hara Alchemax genericsist."

Actually, the costumes are the main reason Parker's always poor. If the jerk didn't need the shiny costumes, he'd be able to live in a nice cottage.

MatParker116:
I think that was Anti-Venom

'Twas, but unless you actively read the comics, you might not know that. Plus, Anti-Venom is Eddie Brock, which further confuses things.

Looks like Venom (sorta), acts consistent with Venom (sorta), and is Venom (sorta).

DVS BSTrD:
Odd, but I keep wanting to say "Miguel O'hara Alchemax genericsist."

Well, it's a Beenox game....

You'd think a building which contained a massive military robotics factory would have slightly more grates over their man-sized ventilation system.

I'd probably stick with "Miguel O'hara Alechmax geneticist" for the first few episodes, then until it jumped the shark in the end of season 7.

I'm just not sure whether these stopped being funny or if my sense of humor up
& died. The last few Unskippables have been anything BUT unskippable for me.

Which is a shame, because I used to love this feature. 8'(

Somehow, getting to breathe Tara Strong doesn't sound so bad :P

Val!? Are you kidding?! An evil genius named Kil(l)mer!!! It's right there.
In fact in German "mehr" means "more". So Kil(l)me(h)r -> Killmore.

It's like they know the PS2 Spiderman game has set a bar they cannot possibly reach, so instead of trying to make a Spiderman game about Spiderman doing Spiderman things they come up with these weird concepts so you can't even compare the games, but instantly know it's crap.

I didn't know Venom was an ICP fan.

I don't usually laugh out loud at these, but "AHHH! In medias res!" got me.

This may be one of my favourite episodes. Why does the ventilation shaft have a looping ventilation shaft, and why doesn't he walk?? Hilarity!

This was one of the best Unskippables yet. Awesome. Especially "Miguel O'Hara, Alcemax geneticist", the incredible wide airshafts were Spider-man is still crawling and The Future Rat (TM).

from the video:
"Why do ventilation shafts corkscrew?"

Silly question, that. It's obvious: if the ventilation shaft corkscrews, then you don't need spinning fans. It's a real power-saver in... THE FUTURE! :)

That was a good unskippable! It had a good combination of funny commentary and an intro movie that manages to be boring, pointless and stupid all at once. If I was faced with that... well, I would not be paying much attention to the game that comes after it.

The Gentleman:
You'd think a building which contained a massive military robotics factory would have slightly more grates over their man-sized ventilation system.

It's always the ventilation subcontractors who screw up. Weirdly enough, their screw-ups always seem to result in outcomes for good, rather than evil. I wonder if there's a League of Ventilation Subcontractors who are secretly dedicated to improving the universe via poorly-considered ventilation design?

MatParker116:
I think that was Anti-Venom

...that's seriously his name?

*looks it up*

Wow.

Graham, that last bit was very, very wrong.

If its on Fox, it will last for half a season then be cancelled....and the fan outrage will be GINORMOUS.

"Earlier.... in the future."
I choked on my own breath reading that.

The real question isn't why the ventilation shaft corkscrews, it's how the HELL did they build all of those buildings in only 17 years?

Oh no! Chris Knight from "Real Genius" becomes evil in the future!

Huh... I'm not sure, but I think the camera spazzing out when future-spidey was going through the vents was mostly just playing with perspective more than any ludicrious twists and turns of the vent itself.

Zachary Amaranth:

MatParker116:
I think that was Anti-Venom

'Twas, but unless you actively read the comics, you might not know that. Plus, Anti-Venom is Eddie Brock, which further confuses things.

Looks like Venom (sorta), acts consistent with Venom (sorta), and is Venom (sorta).

Oh god, I thought that was just a bad pun because he was Venom with inverted colours.

PurePareidolia:

Oh god, I thought that was just a bad pun because he was Venom with inverted colours.

Sadly, no. Or rather, it may have been a pun, but there is an Anti-Venom. I don't know the whole story because I only read it on Wikipedia (and only because I was looking up other stuff), but yeah, it's real.

And groan-worthy.

DJShire:
Graham, that last bit was very, very wrong.

If its on Fox, it will last for half a season then be cancelled....and the fan outrage will be GINORMOUS.

Nonono, it would go for 10 seasons. The reason being that the show would actually be crap. But since this is Fox, which functions out of bizzaro world, it'll keep going and going until it finally runs into the ground due to Fox's demands. That way they can keep producing then canceling great shows and keep horrible ones going.

Hell, I'm looking forward to the two-part episode that is made from this cut-scene alone!

Graham_LRR:

MatParker116:
I think that was Anti-Venom

...that's seriously his name?

*looks it up*

Wow.

Aren't you just slightly worse off for knowing that? ;)

DJShire:
Graham, that last bit was very, very wrong.

If its on Fox, it will last for half a season then be cancelled....and the fan outrage will be GINORMOUS.

that's only true if someone actually likes it.

awesome video, cried from laughing so hard

For the people who are making fun of the awesomeness of Anti-Venom...

That's OK because everyone who was unfortunate enough to read the shit that had Anti-Venom as a character did too.

Using the character, especially as it is there leads to a shitload of problems:

Firstly, he's gone now; he lost the "suit" late last year, the same year the game came out, so the game is immediately dated. He was removed because fans thought that it was a stupid piece of shit, writers didn't want to use him and the writers that might have wanted to use him couldn't do very much with him because one of his "powers" is that Spider-Man loses his powers whenever they get close to each other (and the explanation for how this worked was beyond fucking retarded), this makes it even harder for writers to give a shit.

Secondly, Anti-Venom isn't a fucking villain. Eddie Brock (who fully controlled the Anti-Venom suit) had become a reformed Christian (he became very religious, I can't remember if the specific religion was Christianity, but considering how he spoke and acted it's the most likely one) and had forgiven Spider-Man a long time before that. In fact in almost all his appearances he worked with Spider-Man (even though Anti-Venom wasn't trying to kill him anymore he was still rather disturbed by him and was still very untrusting of him) although they had to keep some distance from each other to avoid Spider-Man losing his powers. Fun Fact: Eddie Brock was actively trying to prove himself as a hero to Spider-Man and even befriend him to an extent.

Bad Activision! Bad Activision! You're lucky I don't come down to your studios and rub your noses in it.

Coolpilot:
The real question isn't why the ventilation shaft corkscrews, it's how the HELL did they build all of those buildings in only 17 years?

2099, not 2029.

Also Anti-Venom is a thing? But.. last I heard Venom was a kind-of-good-guy. Or at least not actively bad.

God, how long was that ventilation shaft? Who would build one like that? Just...wow.

Once again, we get a trophy during Unskippable. They just wanna give these trophies away, don't they?

And "Earlier...in the future"... Wait, WHAT?! O_o

Ugh. Trying to gain a cohesive understanding of any comic book series is just begging for a headache. I'm not even going to try to figure out this AntiVenom thing.

"Miguel O'Hara, Alcemax geneticist" is all well and good but it's his sidekick I'm more interested in "Future Rat"!

Well... that was a confusing opening. Still, great riffs guys.And I kinda guessed that was AntiVenom in the opening there... but I haven't ready any of the newer Spider-man coimics, so i really don't care.

That was such a silly opening. Good job commenting on it.

Zachary Amaranth:
Actually, the costumes are the main reason Parker's always poor. If the jerk didn't need the shiny costumes, he'd be able to live in a nice cottage.

MatParker116:
I think that was Anti-Venom

'Twas, but unless you actively read the comics, you might not know that. Plus, Anti-Venom is Eddie Brock, which further confuses things.

Looks like Venom (sorta), acts consistent with Venom (sorta), and is Venom (sorta).

More the reason why people shouldn't complain about certain Marvel related things (coughMvC3coughcough) if they aren't comic readers or too lazy to look this crap up.

Yeah sorry if that sounded a little jerkish but this topic has been a pet peeve of mine for a while. Makes me wonder just how many people actually read the comics these characters are based off of nowadays.

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