Here at ComicsAlliance, we're acutely aware of how horrifying it can be once intense fans get access to YouTube, but every now and then, that combination produces something truly wonderful. Case in point, the amazingly hilarious Teen Titans Episode 2, in which writer/director/animator/star Alex Piccirillo (who also does the music, making him the flash-animated-fan-film equivalent of Robert Rodriguez) teams Robin and the Teen Titans up with Mystery Inc. and Scooby Doo, who promptly gets punched in the face by a ninja.
It might be the greatest thing I have ever seen. Watch the glory after the jump.
I have watched this thing five times now, and I still cannot stop laughing. There is nothing about this thing that is not absolutely incredible. Here's a brief list of the highlights:
1. The line "No, he's serious. That dog goes to our school."
2. The opening credits, in which it is revealed that this episode is called "the search for the cure," even though there is neither searching nor any mention of something that would need to be cured. Maybe they covered that in Episode 1, which I have not wached.
3. Robin's leap of up to one foot to dramatically catch a falling Wonder Girl.
4. The sound effects of a dog barking, which could not possibly sound less like a dog barking.
6. The closing credits where it's revealed that the next installment will involve the Teen Titans at the Winter Olympics.
And finally, #7. This Guy.
I am pretty familiar with the cast of Scooby Doo, but I have no idea who this is. I do, however, have the sneaking suspicion that since this is an animated fan-film posted on the Internet, it is most likely a human version of Sonic the Hedgehog. Please do not tell me if this is not the case; it only makes it more hilarious.
If you crave more Piccirillo Productions -- and honestly I can't even begin to fathom why you wouldn't -- then check out his YouTube channel, which also includes a live-action film where he stars as Robin, which might be in line to be the second greatest thing ever:
Do not miss the ninja in jean shorts and a heartfelt scene in the Batcave, which looks an awful lot like a garage with a dusty tenspeed in the background. It is the best.
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