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"Know Your Overlord": A Seriously Random Pajiba Giveaway

By Joanna Robinson | Miscellaneous | February 1, 2013 | Comments ()


Hey folks! Welcome to a very special Pajiba Giveaway. Today we have a stack of fun movie-themed books we'll send to the person who proves, once and for all, they know the Pajiba Overlords the best. How are you going to prove it? Easy. One of the books we're giving away is a collection of The Great Showdown series by Scott C. Each Overlord picked their favorite Scott C. showdown sketch (mostly from our favorite movies, if they were available) and have included them below. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to match the Showdown with the Overlord. You'll also need to correctly identify the movie. But that shouldn't be too tough. Example? Example.

Say I picked this one:

Your answer would be: Joanna, Twilight. Easy? Easy. At the bottom of this page you'll find the list of participating Overlords. It might be helpful to spend some time on The Great Showdowns to get some ideas. (Also, feel free to share any favorites you find!) I know it's unlikely one of you will match every single image perfectly (especially given the newbie-ness of some of our writers) so you have until midnight PST on Superbowl Sunday, February 3rd to submit your guesses. The first commenter to get closest by that time will win. Are you you ready troops? Start guessing.
















Participating Overlords:

Seth Freilich: The Athlete
Joanna Robinson: The Basket Case
Dustin Rowles: The Princess
Steven Lloyd Wilson: The Brain
TK: The Criminal
Agent Bedhead: The Good
Daniel Carlson: The Bad
Courtney Enlow: The Ugly Pretty
Intern Rusty: Snap
Cindy Davis: Crackle
Sarah Carlson: Pop
Rob Payne: The Unstoppable Force
Amanda Mae Meyncke: The Lover
Jasmine Markes: The Dreamer
Jodi Clager: And She

* Your easiness mileage may vary.

Joanna Robinson wants to send a huge thanks to Titan Tom for hooking her up with these amazing books in the first place. Titan Books is just brimming with kindred spirits.

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Comments Are Welcome, Bigots and Trolls Are Not

  • Cody McKee

    Oh, yeah? Well I don't know ANY of you!

    A. Almost Famous - Dustin Rowles
    B. The Full Monty - Joanna Robinson
    C. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - Seth Freilich
    D. Hellraiser - TK
    E. Jurassic Park - Jodi Clager
    F. 28 Days Later - Cindy Davis
    G. Ghostbusters - Intern Rusty
    H. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Agent Bedhead
    I. High Fidelity - Amanda Mae Meyncke
    J. Twin Peaks - Sarah Carlson
    K. District 9 - Rob Payne
    L. Rushmore - Daniel Carlson
    M. Sixteen Candles - Jasmine Markes
    N. The Princess Bride - Courtney Enlow
    O. Aliens - Steven Lloyd Wilson

  • DemBones

    Well, here goes nothing:

    A: Almost Famous - Dustin
    B: The Full Monty - Cindy
    C: Planes, Trains and Automobiles - Dan
    D: Hellraiser - TK
    E: Jurassic Park - Rob
    F: 28 Days Later - Jasmine
    G: Ghostbusters - Jodi
    H: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - Agent Bedhead
    I: High Fidelity - Intern Rusty
    J: Twin Peaks - Sarah
    K: District 9 - SLW
    L: Rushmore - Amanda
    M: 16 Candles - Courtney
    N: The Princess Bride - Joanna
    O: Aliens - Seth

  • Pumpkin

    I don't know about which goes with whom, but I love every one of those sketches. Twin Peaks is my fave, followed by Hellraiser (because of the pleasant look on everyone's face).

  • Amanda Meyncke

    People keep guessing mine as the Full Monty, which is making me wonder.

  • KatSings

    Honestly, in my case it's because you are the Overlord I know the least well, and that's the movie I couldn't think of any of the ones I know better ever mentioning! So...process of elimination? I think all of us are mostly taking stabs in the dark, here. Y'ALL ARE HARD!

  • You and me both, sister. Shall we hit the local Chippendales? I'll stop and get some singles.

  • McSquish

    What the hell.

    Almost Famous - Dustin
    High Fidelity - Rob P
    Hellraiser - TK
    Twin Peaks - Agent Bedhead
    The Princess Bride - Cindy
    Sixteen Candles - Joanna
    The Full Monty - Courtney
    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - Daniel Carlson
    District 9 - Seth
    Aliens - SLW
    Rushmore - Sarah Carlson
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Rusty
    Jodi - Ghostbusters
    Amanda - 28 Days Later
    Jasmine - Jurassic Park

  • kirbyjay

    I love watercolors. I think I'm in over my head........

  • chanohack

    A. Almost Famous--JOANNA

    That's all I got.

  • I'm spending way too much time thinking about this, so here goes:

    A. Dustin - Almost Famous
    B. Amanda - Full Monty
    C. Seth - Planes, Trains & Automobiles
    D. TK - Hellraiser
    E. Joanna - Jurassic Park
    F. Jasmine - 28 Days Later
    G. Rob - Ghostbusters
    H. Rusty - HP & the Deathly Hallows
    I. Daniel - High Fidelity
    J. Cindy - Twin Peaks
    K. Jodi - District 9
    L. Sarah - Rushmore
    M. Courtney - 16 Candles
    N. Agent Bedhead - Princess Bride
    O. SLW - Aliens

  • Uriah_Creep


  • pajiba

    Wait. I'm the Princess? (FAUX ANGRY EMOJI!)

  • And we all know you can do that special trick with the lipstick.

  • JoannaRobinson


  • You were the only one with the legs to pull off the Molly Ringwald costume. I'm only the brain because of my uncanny skill for putting pencils up my nose.

  • mswas

    Better than being the Queen. Not that there's anything wrong with that

  • SeaKat Stabler


    Yeah, I feel like I know MANY of you fairly well but there seems to be so much overlap! I'll just enjoy other people's guesses. And pretend I totally could have gotten it, had I REALLY wanted to...

  • Pinky McLadybits

    Even my husband couldn't pick mine out. We are all Children of the Tentacled One, made in His image and liking the same movies.

  • DocDoom

    I apologize to you fine folks in advance:

    Seth - Planes Trains
    Joanna - Almost Famous
    Dustin - Ghostbusters
    Steven - Rushmore
    TK - Twin Peaks
    Bedhead - Harry Potter
    Dan - High Fidelity
    Courtney - Full Monty
    Rusty - JP
    Cindy - Princess Bride
    Sarah - 16 Candles
    Rob - District 9
    Amanda - 28 Days
    Jasmine - Aliens
    Jodi - Hellraiser

    There's my wild guesses. I'd also like to take this time to say that I never got a response to winning the Oscars game. Last year. I'm skeptical of this...

  • JoannaRobinson

    Really? I'll check in with C. Rob.

  • DocDoom

    Ha! Thanks JRob. I just like to complain. And I plan on winning again. Everything.

  • BWeaves

    I've been haunting Pajiba for years, and I don't have a freaking clue.

  • Irina

    A. Almost Famous - Dustin
    B. The Full Monty - Courtney
    C. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - Daniel
    D. Hellraiser - Sarah
    E. Jurassic Park - Rob
    F. 28 Days Later - TK
    G. Ghostbusters - Rusty
    H. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Bedhead
    I. High Fidelity - Seth
    J. Twin Peaks - Cindy
    K. District 9 - SLW
    L. Rushmore - Johanna
    M. 16 Candles - Jasmine
    N. The Princess Bride - Amanda
    O. Aliens - Jodi.

    I'm sure I got everybody wrong but this was fun!

  • e jerry powell


  • KatSings

    So, I tried to get methodical about this, and just burned out. Here's what I got, and apologies to the Overlords I know outside of this page if I'm wrong!

    A. Almost Famous-Dustin
    B. The Full Monty-Amanda
    C. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles-Sarah C
    D. Hellraiser-RobP
    E. Jurassic Park-Joanna
    F. 28 Days Later-Jodi
    G. Ghostbusters-Agent Bedhead
    H. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Rusty
    I. High Fidelity-Seth Freilich
    J. Twin Peaks-T.K.
    K. District 9-Steven Lloyd Wilson
    L. Rushmore-Dan Carlson
    M. 16 Candles-Courtney
    N. The Princess Bride-Jasmine
    O. Aliens-Cindy

  • mairimba

    Here I go:

    A - Almost Famous - Dustin

    B - The Full Monty - Seth

    C - Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - SLW

    D - Hellraiser - Jodi

    E - Jurassic Park - Joanna

    F - 28 Days Later - TK

    G - Ghostbusters - Jasmine

    H - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part II - Rusty

    I - High Fidelity - Amanda

    J - Twin Peaks - Daniel

    K - District 9 - RobP

    L - Rushmore - Bedhead

    M - 16 Candles - Sarah

    N - Princess Bride - Courtney

    O - Aliens - Cindy

  • InternetMagpie

    Dude, this was HARD.

    A - Almost Famous - Dustin
    B - The Full Monty - Amanda?

    C - Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - Daniel

    D - Hellraiser - TK

    E - Jurassic Park - RobP

    F - 28 Days Later - Seth

    G - Ghostbusters - Jasmine

    H - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part II - Sarah?

    I - High Fidelity - Rusty

    J - Twin Peaks - SLW

    K - District 9 - Jodi

    L - Rushmore - Bedhead

    M - 16 Candles - Court

    N - Princess Bride - Joanna

    O - Aliens - Cindy

  • Damn it people. This was hard.

    A. Almost Famous-Dustin
    B. The Full Monty-Rusty
    C. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles-Sarah C
    D. Hellraiser-Jodi
    E. Jurassic Park-Joanna
    F. 28 Days Later-Rob P
    G. Ghostbusters-Seth
    H. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Amanda
    I. High Fidelity-Agent Bedhead
    J. Twin Peaks-T.K.
    K. District 9-Steven Lloyd Wilson
    L. Rushmore-Dan C
    M. 16 Candles-Courtney
    N. The Princess Bride-Jasmine
    O. Aliens-Cindy

  • Oh damn it, after reading yours, I'm convinced mine is totally wrong. Yours just seems right.

  • *titter*

  • mairimba

    Your list makes a lot of sense to me.

  • I feel like most of these movies could be associated with most of the Overlords. MOVIE WHORES.

  • JoannaRobinson

    Better a Movie Whore than just a Whore Whore, Hools.

  • Pinky McLadybits


  • That's WHORTCH.

  • mairimba

    Darn it! Aren't A and E the same person? So confused!

  • Tinkerville

    I completely guessed on some of these and have a feeling I'm way off base for a few (please don't be offended, overlords), but what the hell. I'll give it a go!

    Seth: The Princess Bride
    JoRo: Almost Famous
    Dustin: Planes, Trains and Automobiles
    Steven: Jurassic Park
    TK: 28 Days Later
    Agent Bedhead: Ghostbusters
    Daniel C.: Rushmore
    Courtney E: 28 Days Later
    Intern R: Harry Potter
    Cindy: Sixteen Candles
    Sarah C: High Fidelity
    Rob P: Aliens
    Amanda: Rushmore
    JM: Twin Peaks
    Jodi: Full Monty

  • nosio

    This is so fun! But there is no way I'm going to win. Nope.

  • nosio

    Also, J (the picture, not the TV show in question) is amazing and possibly my favorite on this list.

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