Boo-Boo Bear kills Yogi Bear - Adult Parody ending


In this adult parody ending of the movie, Yogi Bear, Boo-Boo Bear is shown killing Yogi Bear not without regret. Tragedy, perhaps. For the murdered bear for sure. Check out the clip, "Yogi Bear Parody: "Booboo Kills Yogi" here.

Ironic considering that Boo-Boo Bear is supposed to act as Yogi Bear's conscience. Well, at least that's what Wikipedia article said about this anthropomorphic bear cub.

Check out also what Wikipedia says about Yogi Bear that he "would often try to steal picnic". A thief bear, and I wonder why I once LOVED watching this show last time!

A PARODY ending of the upcoming Yogi Bear movie making its rounds on the internet is safe - for now.

A spokesman for Warner Brothers, which is releasing the movie, said that the studio won't be trying to take the clip down despite the considerably darker nature of the parody video, according to a New York Times blog posting.

The video, which was posted on YouTube on Monday morning, seems to be rendered in the same 3-D style as Yogi Bear, an animated feature starring Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake, which will be released in the US on Friday.

The key difference is that the parody, which takes its cues from the 2007 Western ?The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,? ends with Boo Boo blasting Yogi with a shotgun (the violence is implied but not depicted on screen) and turning him into a bearskin rug.

At first, the video had viewers wondering if it was the handiwork of members of the Yogi Bear film team, due to the 'painstaking accuracy' of the satire, as well as the closing credits that named Yogi Bear director Eric Brevig, and producers Donald De Line and Karen Rosenfelt.

However, the clip now carries a disclaimer graphic at the beginning of the video that says the video is 'an independently made parody' by Edmund Earle, with no association to Warner Brothers or the producers, directors and actors of the 2010 Yogi Bear film'.

From Straits Times, "Yogi Bear parody safe for now".

A video parody of “Yogi Bear” that’s much darker than your average episode of that vintage Hanna-Barbera cartoon – not to mention the coming Warner Brothers film adaptation – isn’t a viral marketing campaign gone awry. But the studio said on Monday that it wouldn’t try to take down the Web satire, either.

The video, which was posted Monday morning on YouTube, appears to be rendered in the same 3-D style as “Yogi Bear,” an animated feature starring Dan Aykroyd (as the voice of Yogi) and Justin Timberlake (as his sidekick, Boo Boo) that Warner Brothers will release on Friday. The key difference is that the parody, which takes its cues from the 2007 Western “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” ends with Boo Boo blasting Yogi with a rifle (the violence is implied but not depicted on screen) and turning him into a bearskin rug.

The painstaking accuracy of the satire – as well as closing credits that named the “Yogi Bear” director, Eric Brevig, and producers, Donald De Line and Karen Rosenfelt – had some viewers wondering if it was the handiwork of members of the “Yogi Bear” film team, perhaps trying to win over some grown-up moviegoers before its release, or possibly protesting the dumbed-down content of their own movie.

But as a graphic added to the video now states, the video is “an independently made parody by Edmund Earle with no association to Warner Brothers or the producers, directors and actors of the 2010 ‘Yogi Bear’ film.”

A spokeswoman for Warner Brothers said on Monday evening that the studio had been in contact with Mr. Earle, a 25-year-old animator and graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, who was willing to add the disclaimer to his work. The studio said the video was likely a protected work of parody and it would have required an excessive amount of legal work to have it pulled from YouTube, if that were even possible. Warner Brother said YouTube turned down a request to have viewers input their age before playing the video (to keep impressionable young viewers from seeing it) but that YouTube would monitor the situation.

From the New York Times, "Warner Brothers Won’t Fight ‘Yogi Bear’ Video Parody".

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