Adolf Hitler planned to use the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin 1936 Jesse Owens arrived in Berlin to compete for the United States in the Summer Olympics. Adolf Hitler was using the games to show the world a resurgent Nazi Germany. Nazi propaganda promoted concepts of “Aryan racial superiority” and depicted ethnic Africans as inferior. American Owens countered this by winning four gold medals.
So I know that “Sportacus” seems to be more of a title than a
real name BUT just take a moment to imagine papa elf Íþró, master of terrible puns, holding up his
newborn baby and going “His name is Sportacus!!! :-}D” and the rest of the elf village is just like “are you fucking kidding me dude”
So, the Ghoul School gang is in a volleyball tournament against the boys from the other school.
This results in a lot of interesting things, such as forced perspective shots that makes Shaggy look tiny…
…bats hitting volleyballs so hard that they teleport straight through the net…
…and plenty of other fun frames.
However, mid-way through the game, we learn the boys are going to cheat to win! Oh noes!
They also talk about their cheating loudly, right by the net… so, wait, can all the people around not hear what they’re saying? I mean, they were talking to people all the way across the court at that volume before….
Whatever. Anyway, they decide to do said cheating via a physics-defying remote-controlled ball, which you’d think would raise some immediate eyebrows from the spectators.
Even without that, though… is it just me, or does this scheme seem way too easy to catch?
He’s suspiciously holding the remote openly, on the court, in broad daylight, while talking loudly about how he’s cheating. Can no one see or hear him while he does this?
Or here, when he does it again?
Or here, when he does it yet again?
Or here, when he does it yet another time?!
I mean, sure, there’s willing suspension of disbelief and all, but this just seems a little silly. How can no one s–
…wait… is that a….
OH, COME ON
ARE YOU TELLING ME ABSOLUTELY NO ONE NOTICED THE KID FLYING 15 FEET INTO THE AIR WITH A JETPACK
Now you’re just messing with me, aren’t you, Hanna-Barbera?