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16 Stories You Might Have Missed This Weekend, From Chris Pratt’s He-Man Fanfic to Banana Garfield

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Can you beat a sentient Garfield banana? We’ll give it a try, with these amusing tidbits culled form your weekend submissions and collected with the help of Kyle LeClair. Tipsters this week include kegs, donnaryoko, rkwsuperstar, Dr.Gonzo82, Anyone00, Gallen_Dugall, clashctyrkr, Rx79immigrant84, SlyDante777

1. Ya Ya Ya Ya Ya Ya Ya Ya PRATT MAN!

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Not content to rest on his nerdy laurels as the star of both The Lego Movie and Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt gave us the He-Man/Lion-O fanfic many of us only dreamed of on Saturday Night Live.

Is it super-nerdy to point out that there’s no way a mother that detached would have known how to order He-Man off of Mattycollector.com? Sure, but that’s why we’re here.

Pratt also portrayed Princess Leia…

…and, in my favorite sketch of the night, offered a surreal parody of late ’80s/early ’90s family sitcoms.

2. Booby Trap.

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It turns out that three-boobed chick is even crazier than you thought.

3. Sucky.

A leech sucks up a worm, and at least half of you are trying to figure out which sexual position it reminds you of.

4. Arms Race.

3-D printers are giving kids in need the superhero-themed hands they want, indeed. And given the name of the one in the video above – yes, it’s really “Rayden” – we’d have to say: “Rayden Wins! Handality!”

5. Drive Angry.

Angry Birds Transformers gameplay trailer lacks slingshots, adds synergy.

6. Urine Luck.

“If you’re friends of P, well then you’re friends with me.”

7. It’s Not Rocket Science, Sherlock!

Penguins of Madagascar star Benedict Cumberbatch appears to have an issue saying at least one of the words in the title.

8. We the Peephole.

How four lenses can achieve a cloaking effect…so long as you look only through them.

9. Time Flies.

Who needs an easily bendable phone to keep time – when you can have an easily wearable drone instead?

10. Cheer Itself.

For every frustrated high-schooler who ever wanted a cheerleader on his balls…here’s a horrible pun to totally not satisfy you.

11. Knight Striders.

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Laika CEO Travis Knight was basically handed the company by his dad, Nike’s Phil Knight. So OF COURSE there are BoxTrolls shoes.

12. Mandalore & Order.

A novel new fan theory explains how Boba Fett is more connected with Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru than we thought.

13. Hertzfeldt Greetings.

Yes, the Simpsons‘ death of a supposed major character was a letdown, but the couch gag by Don Hertzfeldt was insanely great.

14. To Cap it All.

The Animaniacs song about state capitals gets extended to include all the countries of the world. Could seriously be a useful mnemonic for your kid…or you. Seriously, how many did you know?

15. Finally…Get Bent.

New haircut, new season…the last of the Legend of Korra prepares to air.

About Author

Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist