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A New Doc Mock Episode Airs LIVE Tonight @10pm PST!

The latest episode of Doc Mock's Movie Mausoleum airs tonight!

Hey guys, I'm just dropping in to give you all a quick reminder that the twentieth episode of Doc Mock's Movie Mausoleum airs LIVE tonight (12/4/09) at 10pm PST / 1am EST, so be sure to catch it! We'll have the set all decked out for Christmas, and even our outfits will be a bit more festive for the holiday season! You can watch the show and join in the live chat room fun at any of the following URLs at 10pm PST / 1am EST:

Hope to see all of you in the chat room as usual!



Star Wars Dagobah Frog Habitat: The Ultimate Christmas Gift For 2009?

The Star Wars Dagobah Frog Habitat! Swim like a tadpole you will, yes!

I know you've all been searching long and hard, trying to figure out what the ultimate gift for Christmas might be this year. Well, I may have found it. There's a new line of Star Wars science toys out this season, and one of them in particular has caught my attention: The Star Wars Dagobah Frog Habitat! Holy crap, holy crap, holy crap, HOLY CRAP! A chance to have frogs raised by Yoda! If that doesn't jingle your bells this season, nothing will.

Now I'm as much a fan of the original 1981 Dagobah playset by Kenner as anybody - after all, I grew up on those toys - but you wanna know what that set was lacking? FROGS. This Frog habitat comes with the Dagobah swampland surface area, some background scenery featuring Luke's X-Wing stuck in the swamp, the hideaway hut and Yoda himself. Yoda is right there on the box telling us what adventures await: "Discover how frogs play an important role in earth's ecosystem, you will." Also included is a mail-away coupon for live tadpoles.

It's nice to know that after a long day of Jedi training with Yoda, the frogs can go take a nap in the hideaway hut.
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I've received a variety of strange things in the mail over the years, but I gotta say... the incredible thrill of receiving live tadpoles in the mail is something that probably couldn't ever be surpassed. Not only that, but can't tell me you're not already picturing yourself placing the tadpoles into the Habitat and whipping out your best Yoda impersonation as you tell them, "Grow or grow not. There is no try." Then after your tadpoles have matured and become Frog Jedi, you can send them off to save the galaxy from the Empire (whom I can only assume would be played by common house flies).

The final step in your Jedi training is to successfully raise some frogs.

I mean just look at that promotional photo. How can you not be completely sold on this thing? You too could wear the simple tan attire of a Jedi Master while looking over your frogs and tadpoles. If there's a better way to spend your time this holiday season, I'd like to hear it. I should also mention that there's a Naboo Sea Creatures habitat in which you raise triops instead of the more typical Sea Monkeys. Did you know that triops are also called dinosaur shrimp? Well now you do, so don't say you never learned anything here on I-Mockery, and I suggest asking your waiter for them the next time you're at a seafood restaurant. Anyway, it's a decent set and thankfully there's no Jar-Jar or any of his pals in sight, but I still prefer frogs in Dagobah over it. I'll take frogs in Dagobah over just about anything.

Survey: Share with us what some of the top items on your Christmas wish list are this year! (Naturally, all of you will have merchandise from the I-Mockery Store on those lists... right? Riiiiiiiight.)


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