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The Angry Video Game Nerd 

A foul-mouthed nerd reviews bad video games.

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James Rolfe
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Wednesday, October 16

From his creepy dungeon beneath his game room, the Nerd reviews the flawed, unfair and super hard Nintendo game simply known as The Immortal.


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Cast

Series cast summary:
James Rolfe ...  The Angry Video Game Nerd / ... 209 episodes, 2004-2019
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Storyline

A series about a serious video game fan who owns almost every single game and console in the world. He goes by the name Angry Video Game Nerd, cause he's always angry when it comes to playing games that don't hold up well to their expectations. Wether it's games that have bad control scheme, unusual use of the buttons on the control, unfinished graphics, bad layouts of a level, or the kind that are too hard for an average player to play. He plays all of those type of games to show the other gamers out there just how bad they are. While the only way to find these bad game more tolerable to play the Nerd would either make fun of the game or curse constantly when struggling to play them. Written by J LeGault

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He's going to take you back to the past.

Genres:

Comedy | Talk-Show

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

25 May 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Angry Nintendo Nerd See more »

Filming Locations:

Newark, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Lloyd Kaufman, director of "The Toxic Avenger", is the first movie director to ever appear on the show. See more »

Goofs

If you look at the Rolling Rock bottle in some episodes, you can clearly see that beer is not in the bottle, but instead water as the liquid in the bottle isn't dark enough to be the beer. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
The Angry Nintendo Nerd: What were they thinking?
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Alternate Versions

While fair use permits the use of movie music and clips for the online videos, profits generated by the DVD sales have led to James Rolfe removing movie clips used for comedic effect from his reviews to avoid any potential legal repercussions. As such, most reviews of video games based on movies have removed footage and music from those movies (including Rocky, Back to the Future, Friday the 13th, and A Nightmare on Elm Street). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: The Pagemaster (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Angry Video Game Nerd - Christmas Theme
Written by James D. Rolfe and Kyle Justin
Performed by Kyle Justin
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User Reviews

 
One of the funniest shows i've seen!
14 May 2008 | by VegepenSee all my reviews

i may be easily amused, but this is awesome!

The acting is great, the humor is perfect!

and of course the special-effects in the later episodes are great for an amateur (although i find it a little wrong calling him an amateur).

It's also interesting to look at bad old games.

and you've got to love the theme song! great work by Kyle Justin.

the guest appearances are funny as s**t! most of them are by Mike Matei.

i recommend this to everyone with a sense of humor.

and i don't think i'm exaggerating when i'm giving it a 10/10. a must see.


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