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#1292190
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James Cameron's AVATAR Day 15-minute preview from August 21, 2009
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Jonno said:

When was this?

Like I’ve said, Jonno, the James Cameron’s AVATAR Day preview screenings just so happened at 6pm and at 7pm on a Friday evening on August 21st, 2009, which is also about 10 years ago.

Also, I was on one of the AVATAR DAY preview screenings across the US on that day at an IMAX 3D theatre at White Marsh in Baltimore.

The AVATAR Day preview screenings of August 21st, 2009 was also among the very last if probably the very last great event trailer moment(s) for the major motion picture screen before they switched to online sneaks and saturation level information dumps, certainly as far as I know.

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#1292134
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James Cameron's AVATAR Day 15-minute preview from August 21, 2009
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Well, I hate to be off-topic and I hate to be TL;DR-worthy, but it was about a full 10 years ago, on a Friday, August 21st, 2009, that the world (and myself included) had received a first look, in IMAX 3D, and for free, at 15 minutes of James Cameron’s then-upcoming science fiction blockbuster epic, AVATAR (not to be confused – under penalty of death – with the Nickelodeon cartoon subtitled The Last Airbender). And oh boy! I do remember getting excited for James Cameron’s AVATAR at the time.

Yes, James Cameron himself had already screen 25 minutes of footage from AVATAR at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con at Hall H a month before, and yes, the day before Avatar Day, a small 2D teaser trailer for the movie came out online to mixed criticism, but Avatar Day was really that one time, nearly a full decade ago, that I went to see some free 15-minute preview of James Cameron’s AVATAR movie in IMAX 3D, no less. And oh boy! I was really blown away by what I saw in IMAX 3D for a free 15 minutes!

First, there was James Cameron’s intro to Avatar Day in which he was just letting us know that what we’re about to witness that day is a spoiler-free 15 minute collection of no less than six scenes from the first half of his Avatar movie. And he also gave us some brief overview of what we (and Jake Sully, the main character of the movie, that is) were about to be heading for that Christmas of 2009: A distant alien world out in space that’s also as dangerous as it is beautiful called Pandora, no less.

– The very first scene that the Avatar Day preview footage highlighted on August 21st, 2009 was the scene where The Quaritch guy (Stephen Lang) was talking to newbies on Pandora about the dangers of that world and also mentions something about the big blue people who called Pandora home: The Na’vi.

– The second scene highlighted by the Avatar Day preview footage on August 21st, 2009, was the scene where Jake Sully, the main character in the movie, connects his brain to his avatar body for the very first time. In the words of Jake himself: This is great!

– Now, the third scene highlighted by the AVATAR Day preview footage on August 21st, 2009, is the scene where Jake’s Avatar body frightens away a six-legged alien rhino-like creature known as a Hammerhead Titanothere, only to be chased into the forest by a six-legged black panther-like monster called a Thanator.

– I think the fourth scene highlighted by the AVATAR Day preview footage on August 21st, 2009, was probably the scene where Jake Sully’s avatar was attacked by a vicious pack of Viperwolves only for a Na’vi princess named Neytiri to come to his rescue.

– The fifth scene highlighted by the AVATAR Day preview footage on August 21st, 2009, was the scene where Jake Sully’s avatar met the Na’vi princess Neytiri for the first time, gets scolded by her, and was surrounded by glowing jellyfish-like wood-sprites on a log bridge. All amidst a bio-luminescent nighttime scene.

– And the sixth and final scene highlighted by the AVATAR Day preview footage on August 21st, 2009 was the scene where Jake Sully’s avatar tames and then rides a Mountain Banshee, or Ikran, as the Na’vi will call the creature, on one of the floating mountains of Pandora.

After all that, the AVATAR Day preview on August 21st, 2009 concludes with an extra montage of clips featuring more of the end battle scene and brief extensions to what was already seen in the small 2D teaser to the movie the day before. And oh boy! I was so hyped for that movie!

And four months later, I went to see the whole AVATAR movie on December 17-18, 2009, a full week before Christmas Day 2009. And all that happened about a full 10 years ago, so long ago now.

James Cameron’s AVATAR movie went on to eclipse his earlier 1997 film Titanic to become the all-time highest grossing movie in the whole wide world at the time (before Avengers: Endgame came along in this year of 2019, of course) but not before experiencing a seriously powerful backlash against it afterwards.

But I will never, ever forget that one time, long ago, that the world, and myself, too, got a free, 15-minute first look in IMAX 3D of James Cameron’s 2009 epic blockbuster AVATAR. Especially one in the shape and form of AVATAR Day, August 21st, 2009, that is.

And also, in spite of the very fact that the main character was a former soldier, as well as the fact that the main character turned against his very own people and culture, after finding himself in a different culture and world other than his very own and having to earn his way through said culture and falling in love with a woman who calls the alien planet her home, which is what made many people scream it copied everything from Dances with Wolves and FernGully and The Last of the Mohicans to Pocahontas and Halo and The Last Samurai, Jim Cameron still have the right nonetheless to wait a full decade for the technology to evolve and catch up to his vision for AVATAR so he can make it in the first place.

Finally, AVATAR was meant by James Cameron himself to be this familiar type of adventure story that also just happened to take place in an unfamiliar kind of environment, since it sets a classic kind of story – that of a newcomer to a foreign land and culture – on an alien planet like Pandora.

A thousand apologies for making this post too long to read, and you folks don’t have to read all of it if you want to, but I don’t know if the 15-minute AVATAR Day preview will ever need any preserving or restoration work – especially in 2D or 3D – or not, but do you?

Also, have some of you catch the 15-minute AVATAR Day preview footage on August 21, 2009, which is almost a full 10 years ago? Just asking.

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#1259137
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Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip (1999)
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Today, I wanted to discuss something from Samurai Jack creator Genndy Tartakovsky, one that is only nearly an hour long (that is, 50 minutes without any commercial breaks), one that was supposed to be the really grand finale to a kids cartoon show which Genndy had worked on back in the 1990s called Dexter’s Laboratory, and one which, despite an exclusive home media release on VHS on November 7, 2000, had remained unreleased on DVD, Blu-ray, digital, or any future home media format for 18 years (maybe because of its dark and suggestive content, or maybe because Warner Bros. and Cartoon Network refuses to release older Cartoon Network TV materials on DVD, BluRay, Digital or other physical or optical home media formats).

That thing I’m talking about is called Ego Trip.

To some fans of Genndy Tartakovsky’s animation work, it was like the Dexter’s Laboratory precursor to his work on the TV animation masterwork Samurai Jack. But Cartoon Network had rarely reran it now, and even Warner Bros. probably kept it locked in a vault somewhere all the while refusing to release Dexter’s Laboratory Ego Trip digitally or on disc formats like DVD or Blu-Ray!

I think that maybe Dexter’s Laboratory Ego Trip really deserves a decent and high quality release for DVD, BluRay, digital, or any future home media format. And fans of the show Dexter’s Laboratory are not okay with Dexter’s Laboratory Ego Trip being resigned to VHS copies, the ravages of time or the sands of time, or some other fate even worse than death!

I hope that someone will try to find some way to get people, and especially the people at Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. as well as hopefully Genndy Tartakovsky himself to even start having conversations about bringing the Dexter’s Laboratory Ego Trip special digitally and on DVD, Blu Ray or any future home media format, so we can talk about what it was, where it came from, and why it needs to come out digitally or on DVD, Blu-ray disc or any future home media format!

(Especially in the best and highest quality audio-visual presentation possible, maybe)

And finally this question: Would anyone especially here be interested in even helping restore, remaster, or especially reconstruct the 1999 Dexter’s Lab TV movie special Ego Trip to its original 50 minute length, in the best and highest quality A/V presentation possible (and not only the original 2.0 stereo broadcast mix but also a 5.1 Dolby EX/6.1 DTS ES Discrete worthy remix), preserving all the details in the original animation production/background cels, and even if such efforts may involve one of the most extensive, one of the most complex, one of the most expensive and especially one of the most difficult restoration/reconstruction/remastering process ever attempted for TV animation – fan-made or otherwise?

Yes? No? Maybe?

Just asking.

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#566658
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Can you list/name the greatest examples in the world of epic heroic myths, past and present?
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You guys besides me can think of/list/name any epic heroic myth from the past and/or the present.

Throughout history, we tell each other stories of all kinds and types, especially those in any form, medium, etc., and some of the earliest forms of storytelling are epic heroic myths.

Despite living in an ever-changing world, in keeping in the tradition of storytelling past and present, can you guys list/name/think of the greatest examples in the world of epic heroic myths from all around the world, and especially those in any form, medium, etc., past and present?

Or some of them, if nesscessary?

I would appreciate it.

 

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#563725
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My Comeback post: Dexter, Dee Dee, Lee Lee and Mee Mee, Mandark, Acton Hank, and Two fighting Dinosaurs!
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Here is my Update: In episodes of Dexter's Laboratory in which Dee Dee's two friends Lee Lee and Mee Mee appeared in, we can hear the same leitmotif for Dee Dee's friends over and over again, beginning with Tribe Called Girl and ending somehow with Trick or Treehouse.

But since my longtime dream project "Dexter's Odyssey", which is a theatrical big screen live action/animated Dexter's Laboratory/The Powerpuff Girls-inspired epic, would mainly be the epic tale of the coming of age and unlikely friendship between both Lee Lee, the Asian friend of Dexter's sister Dee Dee, and Dexter himself, as well as of the great epic battle between one of Dee Dee's friends Lee Lee (as the Avatar Princess Lilimaia) and Dexter's arch nemesis Mandark (as Mandark, the evil Dark Lord of the Avatars), who according to prophecy, Lee Lee (as said warrior princess) is to destroy...

I have an idea for what a new leitmotif for Dee Dee's Asian Friend Lee Lee should sound like in Dexter's Odyssey by accompanying a 25-second slideshow of pictures of Lee Lee with an unreleased music excerpt from Hans Zimmer's brilliant score for Disney's 1994 megahit, The Lion King.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnASyF0sNa4

So, what should that leitmotif for Lee Lee in Dexter's Odyssey sound like to you guys based on this music sample? Would it be powerful, beautiful or what?

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#556941
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My Comeback post: Dexter, Dee Dee, Lee Lee and Mee Mee, Mandark, Acton Hank, and Two fighting Dinosaurs!
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Hey guys! I'm back once again!

Sorry It's been a while since I last posted or visited here but...

Here's a 2 or 3 minute clip reel that I did that was fabricated from
Dexter's Laboratory clips and those from Jurassic Park III, and set to
music from James Cameron's AVATAR:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_NWCf4AwPE

So, what do you guys see and hear during this video?

 

 

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#455261
Topic
Timbox is back!
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Well, I'll read you this excerpt from a Wagner's Ring cycle article from a December 1898 issue of Scribner's Magazine:

"Deep in the darkness falls the flood,

Falls the flow of the waving waters

Billowly black, and the three Rhine--

Daughters sink in the gulf of the Rhine below,

And worlds of water fail and fall----

Light is lost in the purple pall,

Gone the Rhine-gold's gleam and glow,

Wakes the woe of the wan-world's will,

Laughs the Nibelung far and shrill----

He who the light of love renouncing,

Wins the will of the world his own,

Works of the red Rhine-gold, his ring!"

So, what does it read like? What did it describes?

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#455254
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Dexter's Laboratory Blu-Ray wishlist
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Well, I've got the Dexter's Lab DVD from Amazon.com, but I've looked up some people's reviews of the existing Dexter's Laboratory DVD such as this:

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/sitereviews.cfm?ReleaseID=10187

You see, some or most of them here in the States are annoyed by the lack of supplemental material, great video and audio transfers and art from the last 2 seasons of the show.

Well, if Dexter's Laboratory would ever be released on Blu-Ray, any upcoming Blu-Ray release of Dexter's Lab would be certainly so much better than the existing DVD.

But for now, we must think of a Dexter's Lab blu-ray wishlist. Let's start out with mine, The Art of Dexter's Laboratory:

The Art of Dexter’s Laboratory

12-Disc Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray Box Set

DISC ONE: Season One: Part One
Main Episodes
1. Changes
2. The Big Sister
3. Old Man Dexter
4. Deedeemensional / Maternal Combat
5. Dexter Dodgeball / Dexter's Assistant
6. Dexter's Rival
7. Double Trouble
8. Jurassic Pooch / Dimwit Dexter

Bonus Features
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Genndy Tartakovsky and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show
Spin-off Series: "Dial M For Monkey":
--Magmanamus
--Rasslor
--Simion
--Barbequor
--Organ Grindor
--Huntor
At Last! The Show Is Completed!: A making-of documentary.
The Life and Times of Genndy Tartakovsky
3D Menu Screen Test

DISC TWO:  Season One: Part Two
Main Episodes
9. Dee Dee's Room
10. Star Spangled Sidekicks / Game Over
11. Babysitter Blues / Dream Machine
12. Dollhouse Drama / The Big Cheese
13. Way of the Dee Dee / Tribe Called Girl
14. Space Case / Dexter's Debt
15. Mandarker
16. Inflata Dee Dee / Monstory

Bonus Features
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Genndy Tartakovsky and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show
Spin-off Series: "The Justice Friends"
--TV Super Pals
--Valhallen's Room
--Krunk's Date
--Say Uncle Sam
--Ratman
--Bee Where?
--Can't Nap
Actor History: Christine Cavanaugh: A documentary on the original voice of Dexter, before 2001
TV Commercials

DISC THREE:  Season 2: Part One
Main Episodes:
1. Beard To Be Feared / Quackor the Fowl / Ant Pants
2. Mom and Jerry / Chubby Cheese / That Crazy Robot
3. D & DD / Hamhocks and Armlocks
4. Hunger Strike / The Koos Is Loose / Morning Stretch
5. Dee Dee Locks and the Ness Monster / Backfire / Book 'em
6. Sister's Got a Brand New Bag / Shoo, Shoe Gnomes / Lab of the Lost
7. Labels / Game Show / Fantastic Boyage
8. Filet of Soul / Golden Diskette

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Genndy Tartakovsky and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show
Pop Culture: A documentary on how the show paralleled pop culture
A Conversation with Genndy Tartakovsky: An interview on the show with its original creator

DISC FOUR: Season Two: Part Two
Main Episodes:
9. Snowdown / Figure Not Included / Mock 5
10. Ewww That's Growth / Nuclear Confusion / Germ Warfare
11. A Hard Day's Day / Road Rash / Ocean Commotion
12. The Bus Boy / Ol' McDexter
13. Sassy Come Home / Photo Finish
14. Star Check Unconventional / Dexter Is Dirty / Ice Cream Scream
15. Decode of Honor / World's Greatest Mom / Ultrajerk 2000
16. Techno Turtle / Surprise! / Got Your Goat

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Genndy Tartakovsky and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show
"The Justice Friends": Things That Go Bonk In the Night
Actor History: Eddie Deezen: A documentary on the voice of Mandark

DISC FIVE: Season Two: Part Three
Main Episodes:
17. Dee Dee Be Deep / 911 / Down In the Dumps
18. Unfortunate Cookie / The Muffin King
19. Picture Day / Now That's a Stretch / Dexter Detention
20. Don't Be a Baby / G.I.R.L. Squad
21. Sports A Poppin' / Koosalagoopagoop / Project Dee Dee
22. Topped Off / Dee Dee's Tail / No Power Trip
23. Sister Mom / The Laughing
24. Dexter's Lab: A Story / Coupon For Craziness / Better Off Wet

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Genndy Tartakovsky and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show
A Conversation with Kat Cressida: An interview on the show with Kat Cressida, the voice of Dee Dee
"Dial M For Monkey": Peltra

DISC SIX: Season Two: Part Four
Main Episodes:
25. Critical Gas / Let's Save the World You Jerk! / Average Joe
26. Rushmore Rumble / A Boy and His Bug / You Vegetabelieve It!
27. Aye Aye Eyes / Dee Dee and the Man
28. Old Flame / Don't Be a Hero / My Favorite Martian
29. Paper Route Bout / The Old Switcharooms / Trick or Treehouse
30. Quiet Riot / Accent You Hate / Catch of the Day
31. Dad Is Disturbed / Framed / That's Using Your Head
32. DiM / Just an Old-Fashioned Lab Song / Repairanoid

Bonus Featutres:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Genndy Tartakovsky and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show
Actor History: Jeff Bennett: A documentary on the voice of both Dexter's and Mandark's fathers, among others
Songs On the Show
Dexter's Lab Quickies
--Canyon
--Tuning Fork
--Periodic Table of Elements
--Justice Fruit Pies
--Dances
--Word Sprayer
--Planetarium
--Great Joke
--What "I" Is For
--What's That?
--Facts On Animals
--Dee Dee's Flight
--Pretty Dirty
--Fruit Cubes
--What Is In the Mail
Storyboard Gallery

DISC SEVEN:  Season Two: Part Five
Main Episodes:
33. Sdrawkcab / The Continuum of Cartoon Fools / Sun, Surf and Science
34. Big Bots / Gooey Aliens That Control Your Mind / Misplaced In Space
35. Dee Dee's Rival / Pslightly Psycho / Game For a Game
36. Blackfoot and Slim / Trapped With a Vengeance / The Parrot Trap
37. Dexter and Computress Get Mandark! / Dexter Vs. Santa's Claws
38. Dyno-Might / LABretto
39. Last But Not Beast

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Genndy Tartakovsky and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show
"The Justice Friends": Pain In the Mouth
Puppet Pals Quickies
--99 Bottles of Bonk On the Wall
--A Bucking Bonko
--To Bonk or Not To Bonk
Actor History: Rob Paulsen: A documentary on the voice of Major Glory, among others
Merchandise Gallery

DISC EIGHT: Season Three: Part One

 

Main Episodes:

  1. Streaky Clean/A Dad Cartoon/Sole Brother
  2. Mind Over Chatter/ A Quackor Cartoon/Momdark
  3. Copping An Attitude/A Failed Lab Experiment/The Grand Daddy of All Inventions
  4. Poppa Wheelie/A Mom Cartoon/Mock Side of the Moon
  5. If Memory Serves/A Mandark Cartoon/Tele-Trauma
  6. A Boy Named Sue/Lab on the Run
  7. Dos Boot/A Dee Dee Cartoon/Would you like that in the can
  8. That Magic Moment/A Silent Cartoon/Opposite Attract

 

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Chris Savino and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show

A Mandark Cartoon Enhanced Home Theater 7.1 Mix: Hear Mandark’s laugh like you’ve never heard him before in an newly mixed DTS HD MA 7.1 ‘enhanced home theater mix’

“You’re Ridin’ That Hog!Enhanced Home Theater 7.1 Mix: Hear the song like you’ve never heard it before in an newly mixed DTS HD MA 7.1 ‘enhanced home theater mix’

Two Deleted Scenes

Actor History: Kath Soucie: A documentary on the voice of Dexter’s Mom and Lee Lee among others

Production Art Gallery 01

DISC NINE: Season Three: Part Two

Main Episodes:

  1. Comic Relief/A Third Dad Cartoon/RoboDexo 3000
  2. Glove at First Sight/A Mom and Dad Cartoon/Smells like Victory
  3. Oh, Brother/Another Dad Cartoon/Bar Exam
  4. Jeepers, Creepers, Where is Peepers?/Go, Dexter’s Family, Go!
  5. Sacre Tactics/My Dad. Vs. Your Dad

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Chris Savino and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show

Four Music Videos: Secret Formula by Wil.I.Am, Back to the Lab by Prince Paul, What’s His Name by Coolio and Dexter and Dee Dee by They Might Be Giants

Actor History: Candi Milo: A Documentary on the voice of Dexter since 2001

Production Art Gallery 02

DISC TEN: Season Four: Part One

Main Episodes:

  1. Beau Tie/Remember Me?/Overlabbing
  2. Sis-Tem Error/Bad Cable Manners/Dexter’s Library
  3. The Scrying Game/Monstrosi-Dee Dee/Dad Man Walking
  4. Dexter’s Little Dilemma/Faux Chapeau/D2
  5. Head Band/Stuffed Animal House/Used Ink
  6. School Girl Crushed/Chess Mom/Father Knows Least
  7. Dexter the Barbarian/Tuber Time/Sore Eyes
  8. Babe Sitter/Mountain Mandark/2Geniuses 2Gether 4ever

 

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Chris Savino and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show

Actor History: Kimberly Brooks: A documentary on the voice of Mee Mee

Production Art Gallery 03

The Dexter's Laboratory that never was gallery 01

DISC ELEVEN: Season Four: Part Two

Main Episodes:

  1. Height Unseen/Bygone Errors/Folly Calls
  2. Voice Over/Blonde Leading the Blonde/Comic Stripper
  3. Tee Party/Dexter’s Wacky Races
  4. The Lab of Tomorrow/Garage Sale
  5. They Got Chops/Poetic Injustice/Comedy of Feathers

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentaries: On all episodes, courtesy of Chris Savino and the cast and crew and some of the characters on the show

Chicken Scratch: Original Theatrical Widescreen Version with optional commentary

The Dexter's Laboratory that never was gallery 02

Actor History: Tom Kenny: A documentary on the voice of Douglas E. Mordechai III, among others

The Legacy of Dexter’s Laboratory: A documentary on the legacy of the show and the impact it has on all involved

Production Art Gallery 04

DISC TWELVE: Dexter’s Laboratory: Ego Trip: Restored and Remastered Special Edition

Main Episodes:

Dexter’s Laboratory Ego Trip—Dexter’s First movie ever digitally restored, remastered, regraded and cleaned up for superior HD picture and sound quality

Bonus Features:

The One Who Saved the Future: The Making of Ego Trip: Documentary on the making of the hour long TV Special that followed Last but Not Beast

Saving the Future: Restoring Ego Trip: Documentary on the restoration

Dexter’s Laboratory: Ego Trip TV Spots

The Art of Ego Trip galleries

Audio Commentaries: On Ego Trip, Courtesy of Genndy Tartakovsky, and the cast and crew and some of the characters in Ego Trip

Exclusive World Premiere of the Theatrical Teaser Trailer for Dexter’s first movie in 20+ years, DEXTER’S ODYSSEY: EPISODE ONE—THE PRINCESS OF SHANGARA in theatres May 2022.

 

Exclusive Item:

624-Page collector’s mini book

Technical Specifications:

Main Episode Video: 1080p HD 1.33:1 and 1.85:1 (Chicken Scratch only)

Special Features Video: Video standards May Vary

Audio: DTS HD MA: English 2.0; English 5.1 (Ego Trip and Chicken Scratch); English 7.1 (A Mandark Cartoon, Ego Trip, and You’re Ridin’ that Hog!)

Dolby Digital: English 2.0 Stereo, Francais 2.0 stereo, Espanol 2.0 stereo

Special Feautres audio: audio standards may vary

Subtitles: English, Francais and Espanol

Street Date: November 16, 2021

Distributor: WHV, CN

Sorry it is long and take up a page or two, but what's your Dexter's Lab blu-ray wishlist? Think of any?

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#455252
Topic
Timbox is back!
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Well, I'm back. It's been a long time since the last time I've been here.

Here are what three posters for my Dexter's Odyssey movie project might look like:

Also,  I may present to you a scene from the Dexter's Lab movie, Ego Trip:

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

 

Now, I've remembered Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip and I like it besides James Cameron's Avatar but nothing in Ego Trip is as epic as this battle between Dexter, Mandark and their future selves and/or what James Cameron describes as "the mother of all battles", the climatic battle/war in James Cameron's Avatar.

 

But there's a difference between these two movies. You see, while the Na'vi in James Cameron's AVATAR have come across as CGI and brought to life from actors' performances, Dexter, Mandark, and their future selves in Ego Trip are decidedly 2D traditional hand drawn cel animated cartoon characters.

But anyway, enjoy!

 

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#431862
Topic
Two drawings that I've did on Dee Dee's Asian friend, Lee Lee, from Dexter's Laboratory
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Hey guys!

You know what are my 25 favorite moments from Dexter's Laboratory, don't ya?

Well here they are:

1. "Aww, How Cute!", said Lee Lee from Tribe Called Girl
2. The Mechanical Bird creeping up on the Father with no name and scaring him! from The Parrot Trap
3. Mandark's Intro from Dexter's Rival
4. Dexter's "Dee Dee, You're Fired" speech from Dee Dee and the Man
5. Betty Rubble, Barney's wife from the Flintstones, held in captivity by the Father with no Name, much to the horror of the mother with no name from Dad is Disturbed
6. Dee Dee introducing Lee Lee and Mee Mee to Birdy the Turtle from Techno Turtle
7. Dexter, Dee Dee, and Douglas E. Mordechai the Third listening to some informational audio tape (Chapter 8: Reproduction) through Doug's Walkman, from Framed
8. Paul Williams going "Here Comes Inspiration!" from Just an Old Fashioned Lab Song
9. Action Hank's intro from Beard to be Feared
10. Dexter and three heroic guys (really modeled on Dexter's friends) walking and encountering a dragon which at first waiting for them and then roars at them! from D&DD, a Dungeons and Dragons parody
11. Dee Dee, Lee Lee, and Mee Mee, playing with My Little Pony parody dolls from Dee Dee's Tail
12. The G.I.R.L. Squad montage from the Dexter's Laboratory Charlie's Angels parody of the same name starring Dee Dee, Lee Lee, and Mee Mee.
13. The head of the Father with No Name going "Feed Me!" 2 times from You Vegabelieve It!
14. The Mackeral Fish screaming from the Mayonaise Jar that held it captive, also from You Vegabelieve It!
15. Dee Dee, Lee Lee, and Mee Mee smelling a chocolate cupcake with a cherry top, the chocolate and cherry top of which melted and slide over the plate as the three girls smell it, also from Tribe Called Girl
16. The Two Robots and some biker gang or so singing "YOU'RE RIDIN' THAT HOG!" from Lab on the Run
17. Lee Lee and Mee Mee's last and final appearance on Dexter's Laboratory from Dee Dee's Rival (though I should bring back Lee Lee and Mee Mee for a Dexter's Laboratory movie project of mine that I'll make someday or so called Dexter's Odyssey, with Lee Lee the Asian girl as the main heroine in that movie)
18. Dexter cracking his face and going "The Horror! The Horror! The Horror!" (A reference to Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979, 2001 (Redux Version))) from Dee Dee's Room
19. The Mother with No Name receiving a box of coffee beans from Juan and his Donkey, from Topped Off
20. "MY HAIR IS ON FIRE!!!" from Dexter's Assistant
21. Mandark going "Chew-Chew-Chew! Chew-Chew-Chew-Chew-Chew!" from A Mandark Cartoon
22. Dexter punishing the Mechanical Bird, first by shaking it and then smashing it on his table with his purple-gloved hands, also from the Parrott Trap
23. Dexter (in Tyler Samuel Lee's impersonation of his voice) going "You are Stoo-pid! You are Stoooo-pid! And Don't Forget! You are Stooo-pid!" from Dexter and Computress Gets Mandark!
24. The Fred Flintstone and George Jetson cameo also from Beard to be Feared

and finally, last but not least:

25. Shut Yo Mouth! A little known Shaft parody talk between Dee Dee, Lee Lee, and Mee Mee, also from Beard to be Feared.

Here's a 15-minute video link based on my choices:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnzKWdErwj0

So, what are your favorite moment(s) or episode(s) from Dexter's Laboratory, other than mine?

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#430461
Topic
Two drawings that I've did on Dee Dee's Asian friend, Lee Lee, from Dexter's Laboratory
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Sorry it's been late between my posts, but as for my Dexter's Laboratory movie project, after much thought and careful consideration, today, I want to go back to Dexter's Odyssey.

And Dexter's Odyssey might still combine 2D traditional hand drawn animation with CGI, Special and Visual Effects both old and new, traditional and digital, some human actors, and a world fabricated from live action sets, real-life locations, miniatures, virtual CG set extensions and environments, and even footage shot in 35mm Panavision and/or 70mm IMAX film cameras or so.

And even with the Dexter's Lab and Powerpuff Girls characters brought to life as 2D hand drawn animated cartoons set against actual filmed landscapes, Dexter's Odyssey would still be one of, if not, the most ambitious film projects the world should ever see since James Cameron's Avatar and Peter Jackson's the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

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Darth Solo said:

Hang on...

Dexter's Lab is where he studies blood splatter patterns, and his other lab is where he chops up bad people who room around thinking they're above any laws or justice into little pieces....No???

I saw it on TV, I got the box sets, i get the episodes (oops) as they are shown. Theres no Mee Mee ever featured so far.

 Actually, Darth Solo, That show is Showtime's Dexter (not Dexter's Laboratory), and the Dexter you're talking about is actually serial killer Dexter Morgan, portrayed in that show by Michael C. Hall.

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Sorry it took so long for a new reply here, but here's a link to this fake, made-up, and fan-made trailer that I did for Dexter's Laboratory: Avatar:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pim1owRhk8M

 

P.S. you may watch in high definition mode if you want or maybe you may read my two annotations or so.

 

So, what do you see and hear in this attached video?

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I had a secret....
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My ancestors are from Scotland. And Germany, too.

 

Well, actually, my father's ancestrial side of the McKenzie family came from Scotland. My father also told me that my ancestrial side's settlement (which he called McKenzie Castle) is this:

 

That castle, which my Dad called McKenzie Castle is, in fact, Eilean Donan Castle, Near Dornie, Scotland.

As for my mother's ancestrial side, they came from Germany, and her family's name is known as Hess.

That's my secret.

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A B C said:

C3PX said:

Also the font from Avatar: The Last Airbender as the font for the word "Avatar" in Dexter's Labratory: Avatar banner doesn't help either...

 Yeah, perhaps you'll get rid better of the copyright matters in your mind if you make a new logo yourself, Tim. Be creative ! ;)

Å√Δ†αR... ?

Look,  the letter "A" on my Dexter's Laboratory: Avatar banner, is different than Avatar: The Last Airbender's banner. I've replaced the line that is slashed and sandwiched between the main formation of the letter "A" with a dot. It may look the same but it has a different color in the banner, which is green.

 

A B C  said:

And...

... A warrior ?

So, no more wedding ideas now, it is sure.

 Acutally, it looks like Lee Lee is getting ready to fight the evil forces of the dark lord, Mandark.

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TV's Frink said:

I can see it. You just need to refresh your cache.

 

Actually, I did replace my OT.com forum avatar. And that's a lot better than expected or so.

 

Again, here's what Dee Dee's Asian friend, Lee Lee, the Avatar of Timboxia herself in Dexter's Laboratory: Avatar (also known as Dexter's Odyssey, if it were an alternate title or so), may once again look like in samurai-like armor, but this time in color:

Again, Lee Lee, the Avatar of Timboxia and the Princess of Shangara, is really like a female version of Samurai Jack in this picture, even though she didn't look like Jack.

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xhonzi said:

It might read as a tad suspicious since you have a James Cameron's Avatar Avatar as your OT.com Forum Avatar when talking about your new film Dexter's Laboratory: Avatar.

 But no matter, regardless of my Avatar that features Jake Sulley (in his new body) saying "This is Great!" from that James Cameron movie, There will be no way my Dexter's Laboratory movie, Dexter's Laboratory: Avatar Books One through Twelve, could be related to that movie and would be, therefore, not associated with James Cameron's Avatar.

 

Please take a moment while I'll change my OT.com forum avatar.

DAMN! I can't delete and replace my OT.com Forum Avatar!

 

 

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Actually, I shall also still use Dexter's Odyssey as an alternate (and even an alternative) title for Dexter's Laboratory: Avatar. But I don't think I chose that title simply because of my fondness for James Cameron's Avatar. I think the word "avatar" actually comes from India, not James Cameron's brain or so.  After all, the word "avatar" does not just apply to James Cameron's movie or the Nickelodeon show, Avatar: The Last Airbender, but rather, it usually means "the descent to earth of a Hindu detity, for example, Vishnu, in human or animal form".

 

But, I could still use both titles (Dexter's Odyssey and/or Dexter's Laboratory: Avatar) anytime, if I feel like it, and even though the latter doesn't make sense to some of you.

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We all know I'm talented, even on the internet or so.

 

TV's Frink said:

it sounds as if tim suffered brain damage as a baby

 

Well actually, as a baby, I got hit in the forehead by a stone that was sent flying through the air by a runaway lawnmower or so, and I have to be rushed to a hospital by helicopter or so. That was in 1992, a year after I was born in 1991.

 

Anywho, I have just changed the title of my Dexter's Laboratory movie franchise or so very recently. The Dexter's Lab movie franchise of mine will no longer be called this:

It shall now be called that:

P.S. This may not to be confused with, and, therefore, may not be related and/or connected to and/or associated with Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender or James Cameron's 2009 3D Science Fiction movie of the same title (identically titled AVATAR), and I do believe that the word "avatar" is not a copyrighted word after all, but rather an ancient word from India, meaning the fleshly incarnation, or the descent to earth, in humanoid or animalistic form, of a divine being like Vishnu, the deity of the Hindus of India.

 

And I think in that Dexter's Lab movie franchise or so of mine, Dee Dee's Asian Friend, Lee Lee (who is a cartoon, or simply put 'toona'kaiya' as my Dexter's Lab movie production should refer to them) should not only be the central female character in The Dexter's Lab: Avatar Cycle, and not only the central female focus and heroine, but also the 'Avatar' of the title, a earthy and spirtual earthbound Asian female heroine and warrior girl that should lead the fight against the evil Dark Forces of the Dark Lord Mandark, who according to an ancient prophecy, Lee Lee is also destined to destroy in the volcanic fires where Mandark was made and from which Mandark was born.

 

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TV's Frink said:

timbox2.0 said:

...one of Dee Dee's friends, an Asian girl by the name of LeeLee from Dexter's Laboratory...

 

And here's another depicting LeeLee from Dexter's Laboratory...


...I portrated Dee Dee's asian friend, Lee Lee from Dexter's Laboratory...


Is the Lee Lee (DeeDee's Asian friend from Dexter's Lab)...

Whoa whoa, slow down.  Who is Dee Dee's friend?  What nationality is she?  And what show is this from?

 

Well, Lee Lee and Mee Mee are Dexter's sister, Dee Dee's two best friends.

 

LeeLee is Asian...

 

And Mee Mee is African American:

 

And both characters are from the older 1996-1998 episodes of Dexter's Laboratory.