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HE HAS ENTERED ANOTHER WORLD

This old Inside Edition puff-piece on the NES is amazing.

Bill O'Reilly saying something positive about video games? Man, this must be old.

  


Also, I think we can take the information in this clip to mean that the Super Mario Bros. movie is, definitively NOT CANON. Rob Leingang's hair, however? Totally canon. Totally party.

Spotted this on MTV Multiplayer.
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Posted by Jeff
Bill O'Reilly saying something positive about video games? Man, this must be old.

  


Also, I think we can take the information in this clip to mean that the Super Mario Bros. movie is, definitively NOT CANON. Rob Leingang's hair, however? Totally canon. Totally party.

Spotted this on MTV Multiplayer.
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Posted by LiveOrDie1212

oh  man....those were the days.

Edited by Linkyshinks

I have watched that before, I found it fascinating and lol worthy when I did.


We had something similar in the UK, the "Club Nintendo Hotline" I remember running up the phone bill severe because of Megaman, I also remember caned by my moms because of it.

Posted by zitosilva

hahaha, this is great. A "Game-Play" conselour, I remember calling something similar as  a kid. And that "Fun Club" president sure can dress... fun.

Edited by nanifear

Whoa! Major spoiler Warning if you haven't played Mario Bros.

Edited by Tennou486

That was a long time ago. I was still three years away from existing. 

Posted by SuperMooseman

"Can the rescue a princess? Can they save the world? And that's all of us."
You said it! Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to ring the hints line to get past that tricky hammerbros section in 3-1.

Posted by Satune

Dude those plush toys looked bad ass!

Posted by MattyFTM

I saw this a while ago.

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Posted by TechnicallyProficient

I'm distraught by the fact that the idea their names are Mario Mario and Luigi Mario wasn't part of Nintendo's company line.

Posted by waza

wow :|

Posted by tekmojo

I must be getting old.

Posted by Oni

daring-do is the best phrase ever

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Posted by TobyD81

Holy crap that IS Bill O!

Posted by LordAndrew

From Mario to tabloid headlines.

Posted by PowerBombYo

"Have you ever been to the mansion that has the eyeball in it?"

Awesome.

Posted by MeierTheRed

I wake up one day and suddenly "canon" is said by a shit ton of people, like someone just invented it the night over. I don't know if its just me, but i guess it must be. But it sounds fucking dumb. And with that out of the way, classic video good old days.

Posted by PuppyKisses

Goddamn I'm old. That brings back sooooooo many memories.

Posted by InFamous91

Man....how long has Inside Edition exists lol

Posted by Ben_H

Why didn't they ask Howard Phillips about Slalom?

Posted by LeoMinor

"Have you ever heard of Nintendo?"
"No....who's he?"

Edited by ahoodedfigure

But but...  he looks just as insincere now as he did then.  Is he some sort of android?  Isn't one's ability with Lincoln Logs actually a test for humanity if you don't have any dogs around?

"Trial and error": I heard that.

HOLY CRAP!  HOWARD PHILLIPS!!!  That bow tie was actually a growth.  It was tragic.

Posted by HT101

I wonder when Bill O'Reilly went all crazy because he seemed normal in that video.

Posted by DannyJ

What a glorious mullet

Posted by Standing_Gopher

Howard Phillips has a top-notch bow tie right there.

Edited by Muffin_Hunter

There are no words on it!

Posted by TwoOneFive

lol i saw this before. its a classic clip dude. 

Edited by Oriental_Jams

I want Ron Leingang's babies.
Edit: Or Howard Phillips. But that mullet was hard to beat.

Posted by ArbitraryWater

THESE PEOPLE PLAY VIDEO GAMES FOR A LIVING!

Posted by Dauragon

Haha It's hard to imagine a world where people dont know who mario or luigi are. Mario is such a household name now.

Posted by Stargate174

They all look offal in the video... and lucky the fashion police weren't around in them days...Lol

Posted by ChrisTilton

HOWARD MUTHAFUCKIN' PHILLIPS IN THE HOUSE! He's DA BOSS.

Posted by Linkyshinks
Stargate174 said:
"They all look offal in the video... and lucky the fashion police weren't around in them days...Lol"

What video are you watching?, I didn't see any meat products  : /



Posted by TripMasterMunky

I wish my job was a "Game-Play Counselor" or a "Fun Club President."

Posted by BoG

Level three dash one with your hammer brothers, curse you!

Posted by Gearhead

Did it strike anyone else that Howard Phillips, the 'Fun Club' President has got to be a present day pedophile?

Posted by theMcNasty

I WANT TO BE A GAMEPLAY COUNSELOR!  WHY DO THEY NO LONGER HAVE THESE POSITIONS!!??

Caps time is over... *sigh*.

Posted by _Phara0h_

This is a puff peace O'Reilly probably got paid for this.

Edited by Scooper

Mario Puzi is the man. I totally used to wear a Mario sweater all the time when I was little, it was my favourite sweater ever.

Posted by Keyser_Soze

And sometime between then and now O'Reilly was molested by videogames and thus began his crusade against them.

Posted by RHCPfan24

@ 3:18, look at that hair! Those were the days man!

Posted by BoG
THAfara0 said:
"This is a puff peace O'Reilly probably got paid for this."
O'Reilly probably did get paid to do it. It IS his job.
Posted by SinGulaR

So... did that Nintendo thing work out? Was it a success?

Posted by JoelTGM

that is hilarious

Posted by Video_Game_King

Seemed like a marketing video. And the only reason this was positive was because it was a time in video game history when people saw video games as nothing more than toys meant for children. When the early 90s began, and developers started proving that wrong, THAT'S when all these critics came out of their holes. Critics like Jack Thompson.

Posted by Rion1

So...Mario is all of us?

Posted by MrMiyagi

About 80 different games you can plug into the system!

Posted by Hector

Hahaha! This is great! I remember the good ol' NES days.

Posted by Jayzilla

"they are us. the best of the nice guys."

Posted by Cerza

Oh man I remember those days. If only I had a time machine and could go back to then. Those were the days....

Also, I had that Mario lunch box, the backpack and the underpants. That's right! I am not ashamed to admit it.

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