This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing a horrible adaptation of a classic 1990s movie experience! From 1991, it’s Home Alone by Bethesda Softworks(!), which surprisingly is truly awful.
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- 0:00 – Intro, which is a collection of clips from a lil movie called Home Alone.
- 44:00 – While we’re overly negative about Home Alone on the show, Brisket manages to find someone who enjoyed the game! It’s the Most Best Game of All-Time!
- 48:45 – Again this week, we have Important Asks in the email portion of the show, like what would make the worst TV show or movie to base a game on?
- 1:04:30 – Snifferoo. We’re breaking format next week for a special, gala show!
– According to Price Charting, pretty much all of the Home Alone games are cheap, ranging from $0.99 to $7.95 for the loose carts. The boxes and manuals can up the price for some of them to as high as $120, which is definitely a waste of money. The games haven’t been re-released, thank god.
– As usual, Wikipedia does a fine job of summarizing the series. Most people have seen Home Alone and Home Alone 2, which are the good films of the series. Some monsters even prefer 2 to 1! The third movie has a new character, Alex Pruitt (Alex Linz), but hits the same notes, although not as well. But…
– The fourth Home Alone movie sounds somewhat insane. It stars a new kid as Kevin McCallister, and French Stewart now plays Marv, one of the Wet / Sticky Bandits. He’s joined by his wife Vera (Missi Pyle). Kevin’s dad (another new actor) divorces his mom and moves cross-country, and only takes Kevin. Daniel Stern, noted thespian, said of this film, it was “an insult, total garbage,” and the star of Bushwhacked and Celtic Pride refused to participate in Home Alone 4.