517: Marshmallow Gun

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Marshmallow Gun
Except in reality crossing a stream of marshmallows would create a giant Bill Murray.
Title text: Except in reality crossing a stream of marshmallows would create a giant Bill Murray.

Explanation

The "Don't cross the -" and "Stay-Puft®" lines come from GhostBusters.


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Transcript

Narrator: I got this gun that shoots marshmallows.
[Cueball removes a marshmallow gun from a box.]
[Cueball shoots woman with marshmallow gun from offpanel.]
<<POP POP POP>>
<<WHAP WHAP WHAP>>
<<POP>>
[Megan sighs]
<<POP POP>>
[Megan removes a super soaker from desk drawer.]
[Megan shoots offscreen man with super soaker.]
Cueball: (offscreen) AUGH!
<<FWOOSH>>
Cueball: (offscreen) Man, I forgot that was there.
Narrator: The next day, everyone else got them too.
[Megan and Beret Guy brandish marshmallow guns.]
Megan: Hey noob! Eat stay-puft®!
[Megan shoots marshmallow gun.]
<<POP POP POP>>
[Cueball shoots marshmallow gun.]
<<POP POP POP>>
[Megan and Cueball shoot marshmallows into the air, crossing the streams of fire.]
Beret Guy: (offscreen) No, don't cross the ~
<<FOOM>>
<<ROAAAR>>
[Megan, Cueball, and Beret Guy are all standing with weapons pointed at the ground]
Megan: Okay, this is bad.
Offscreen: You're shooting what?
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Discussion

Not wanting to be picky, but there's loads of logic problems (loads more than suspended by standard disbelief, that is) with crossing marshmallow beams and getting... whoever/whatever it is in giant form. Proton beams (possibly, the original film is vague and inconsistent in its technobabble), when crossed, destroyed the marshmallow man. So marshmallow beams should perhaps be applicable in somehow despelling Giant Protons Man, or something similar. Just saying. 31.111.87.233 13:25, 28 May 2013 (UTC)

Maybe *you* should be writing this comic instead of Randall 108.162.219.223
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