Realistic Mario Gets a Concussion, Luigi Breaks His Neck in Video

Realistic Mario Gets a Concussion, Luigi Breaks His Neck in Video

Mario and Luigi run into the laws of physics in this spoof courtesy of The Pete Holmes Show.

You have to have the suspension of disbelief on your side for many video games to work, especially platformers. But what would happen if someone like Mario ran into real-world physics?

Welcome to Realistic Mario, courtesy of the Pete Holmes Show, which airs on TBS. If anything, it offers an amusing take on the game, and opens up a world of other possibilities for fun videos.

So enjoy the nuttiness.

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I guess the guys who write this crap don't realize that Mario actually hits the blocks with his fist. So not only is this painfully unfunny, it's not even "realistic"

McGuinty1:
I guess the guys who write this crap don't realize that Mario actually hits the blocks with his fist. So not only is this painfully unfunny, it's not even "realistic"

pretty much what I was going to say. This joke is about 15 years too late.

And if they were using real physics is it even possible for him to jump high enough to slam his head into it? Aside from the surety its not possible for brick cubes to just float in mid air anyway.

Meh, just another late night host that tries to plays on the nerd/geek culture without ever appealing to them. It's basically for an audience who has just a barebones knowledge of the nerd/geek culture when it spills over into mainstream. This isn't for us.

Raziel:
And if they were using real physics is it even possible for him to jump high enough to slam his head into it? Aside from the surety its not possible for brick cubes to just float in mid air anyway.

These were more my thoughts. You know it's funny, the physics of the Mario universe actually becomes more realistic the further back you go. Super Mario Bros actually had a momentum system, and in Donkey Kong you couldn't control your fall mid jump and died if you fell too far. It wasn't exactly what I would call 'fun' but it was fairly realistic compared to today where Mario reaches top speed almost instantly, can jump several times his body height, and can somehow control his decent. Mario is the rare example of a franchise that has been progressively moving AWAY from realism as time goes on.

Lol, that was quite well done!

"But what would happen if someone like Mario ran into real-world physics?"
Well, I doubt they could hit that block, it's like over a meter in the air.
Also, in real world physics massive brick blocks DO NOT FLOAT.

So, real world anatomy might be closer than physics.

HAAHAHAHA!!! THAT'S SO ORIGINAL!! I HAVE NEVER EVER SEEN ANY VARIATIONS OF THIS JOKE BEFORE!!!

I thought it was pretty funny. I kind of expected it to be a bit more grim based upon the description, but it did make me laugh, so thanks for that.

"I heard the snap" made me laugh. Everything else was drawn out and not entertaining.

McGuinty1:
I guess the guys who write this crap don't realize that Mario actually hits the blocks with his fist. So not only is this painfully unfunny, it's not even "realistic"

Yep. All I got from this thread was disappointment. :<

Why do comedians ruin things? And even the ones who don't, end up ruining things because they end up dying of horrible diseases (like old age).

I legit found it funny. Some people are far too critical. I met a guy going to a live stand-up, front row seat like me, making it pretty much obvious that he hated the guy. Why would you go? Why would you spend money or bother paying attention simply to be vexed? I will never understand what goes on in the heads of some people.

Rednog:
Meh, just another late night host that tries to plays on the nerd/geek culture without ever appealing to them. It's basically for an audience who has just a barebones knowledge of the nerd/geek culture when it spills over into mainstream. This isn't for us.

Pete Holmes does a lot of video game/comic humor. He is a nerd.

Show me the math proving this to be realistic and then I'll laugh.

Wow tough crowd. I chuckled a bit.

Jeez guys, really? I thought it was alright. Yeah, it dragged a little, but not everything needs to be 100% accurate to be funny.

Besides, I thought Mario used his noggin in the original games through World anyway, so I get where the train of thought came from.

I would have liked it better if it wasn't so ear-grating at times. It dragged for a bit too long for my tastes

I chuckled at, "I heard-ah the snap!"

But...that's about it. :/ Most of it was somewhat grating.

Hope Mr. Holmes show has a bit more 'oomph' to it's comedy than this little bite did.

Amusing, but EVERYONE has made this joke already. Hell, Dorkly has nine different variants of this joke that are far funnier. It was still funny, these aren't exactly uncharted waters.

Video itself was alright.

Slow news week I guess

After perusing a few of the videos, his show looks terrible.

Geez, guys. We get it; he actually uses his hands. Big deal.

Anyway, nicely animated. I enjoyed it. xD

McGuinty1:
I guess the guys who write this crap don't realize that Mario actually hits the blocks with his fist. So not only is this painfully unfunny, it's not even "realistic"

This.

I even specifically looked (in this video) for the fist being raised over the head, as the sprite does in the games, but nope, the arms are out to the side for no reason.

....

Also, when I came to this thread, I was expecting to see a pair of cos-players injuring themselves Jackass style. So... actually, I'm glad it wasn't that. Always glad to not see people injuring themselves. I'm just sad that what it was lacked any kind of knowledge of the games.

That was really trying too hard to be funny. Maybe think more out the box if you're gonna do gaming humor, else you'll just be retelling the same thing everyone else already thought of before you.

"This Escapist News article brought to you by TBS, Very Funny (TM)"

Bara_no_Hime:

McGuinty1:
I guess the guys who write this crap don't realize that Mario actually hits the blocks with his fist. So not only is this painfully unfunny, it's not even "realistic"

This.

I even specifically looked (in this video) for the fist being raised over the head, as the sprite does in the games, but nope, the arms are out to the side for no reason.

....

Also, when I came to this thread, I was expecting to see a pair of cos-players injuring themselves Jackass style. So... actually, I'm glad it wasn't that. Always glad to not see people injuring themselves. I'm just sad that what it was lacked any kind of knowledge of the games.

Yep. It's pretty unfortunate, but a lot of the old stuff on Newgrounds or AlbinoBlackSheep is considerably funnier than this...better animated as well.

Oh well. It's only one cartoon, but I sure hope they get better.

 

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