Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: Hero Invitational Edition


While I’m not going to pretend that the movie ‘Ted’ is a great film worthy of respect, (it’s a potty-mouthed lowest-common-denominator joke-fest, with a rather bland, love-conquers-all ending) but I’ll admit to finding great amusement in a scene where a sixty-year-old Sam J. Jones crashed a party and did an extensive riff on his most recognizable role, that of Flash Gordon.  Though the jokes were pretty much low-hanging fruit (mostly drug humor and a bit with an angry Asian man, unfortunately named “Ming”), the scene is one of the more memorable of the movie, and sort of makes me wish I could hang out with my childhood heroes.  Unfortunately, Manimal has since passed away, Snake-Eyes is a cartoon and though I always loved Knight Rider, David Hasselhoff is, sadly, also a cartoon.  Still, the idea of being able to hang out with the heroes of your pop culture is a powerful one, and the whole thought process spurred today’s query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) is really torn between Matter-Eater Lad and Ted Mosby’s ex-girlfriend (the cute one), asking: What one fictional character would you most like to have liven up your next party?