HOLES was kinda insane...

Alex Meyers
16 Apr 202416:26

Summary

TLDRThe video script narrates the viewer's experience with the book 'Holes' and its subsequent film adaptation, produced by Walden Media. The story revolves around the protagonist, Stanley Yelnats, who is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention center, after being falsely accused of theft. The narrative delves into the harsh realities of the camp, the friendships formed, and the challenges faced by the inmates, particularly Stanley and his friend Zero. The plot thickens with the discovery of a mysterious golden tube, leading to a treasure hunt intertwined with the history of the lake and the town. The video also reflects on the darker themes presented in the movie, contrasting with the sanitized content often found in modern children's media. The summary concludes with the resolution of the story, where the characters overcome adversity, lift a family curse, and find fortune in a chest of gold and jewels.

Takeaways

  • 📚 The story revolves around a young boy named Stanley Yelnats who is sent to Camp Green Lake as a punishment, where he and other 'troubled youth' are made to dig holes as a character-building exercise.
  • 🎓 Stanley's family has a long-standing belief in a family curse, which Stanley attributes to his continuous bad luck.
  • 👟 Stanley is wrongfully accused of stealing shoes belonging to a famous baseball player, leading to his sentencing and subsequent journey to the camp.
  • 🏕️ Camp Green Lake is a barren wasteland with no lake, where the boys are subjected to harsh conditions and treatment by the staff, particularly Mr. Sir.
  • 👥 Stanley befriends a quiet boy named Zero, who has a tragic backstory and was illiterate before Stanley teaches him how to read.
  • 🔍 The boys discover an old tube while digging, which leads to a series of events that reveal the camp's dark history and the warden's hidden motives.
  • 💰 The warden is revealed to be searching for a treasure buried by the infamous outlaw Kissin' Kate Barlow, who had a connection to Stanley's family history.
  • 👫 Stanley and Zero's friendship breaks the old Latvian curse that has plagued Stanley's family, resulting in a change of fortune for both boys.
  • 🚍 The movie showcases a contrast between the present-day story of Stanley and the historical narrative of the lake, his family, and Kissin' Kate.
  • 🍑 In a twist of fate, Stanley and Zero find sustenance in the form of a rejuvenating onion in the desert, which helps them survive.
  • 📦 The chest that Stanley and Zero dig up contains valuable treasures, lifting them out of their misfortune and ending their time at the camp.
  • 🌟 The video script highlights the maturity and depth of the themes in children's movies from the past, contrasting them with the sanitized content often found in modern children's entertainment.

Q & A

  • What is the name of the book that Mr. R reads to the class which has a significant impact on the narrator?

    -The book that Mr. R reads to the class is called 'Holes'.

  • In what year does the narrator mention they were in fifth grade and Mr. R started reading 'Holes'?

    -The narrator was in fifth grade in the year 1998.

  • What is the name of the main character in the movie 'Holes'?

    -The main character's name in the movie 'Holes' is Stanley Yelnats.

  • Why does Stanley end up at Camp Green Lake?

    -Stanley ends up at Camp Green Lake because he is falsely accused of stealing shoes and is sentenced to the camp as a result.

  • What is the name of the warden at Camp Green Lake?

    -The warden at Camp Green Lake is not named in the transcript, but it is known that she is the one in charge.

  • What is the task that the boys at Camp Green Lake are required to do every day?

    -The boys at Camp Green Lake are required to dig a 5x5 hole in the dried-up lake bed every day.

  • What is the nickname given to Stanley by the other boys at the camp?

    -Stanley is given the nickname 'Caveman' by the other boys at the camp.

  • Why does Zero run away from Camp Green Lake?

    -Zero runs away from Camp Green Lake because he reaches a breaking point due to the constant ridicule and mistreatment from the other boys.

  • What does Stanley find while digging holes that leads to a significant plot development?

    -Stanley finds a weird golden tube with a carving on it, which turns out to be a significant artifact.

  • What is the historical connection between Stanley's family and the area of Camp Green Lake?

    -Stanley's great-great-grandfather was robbed by Kissin' Kate, The Outlaw, who later buried her treasure in the area that is now Camp Green Lake.

  • How do Stanley and Zero's families become intertwined in the story?

    -Stanley and Zero's families are intertwined because of an old Latvian curse that was placed on Stanley's ancestor and Zero is a descendant of the lady who placed the curse.

  • What is the significance of the chest that Stanley and Zero find?

    -The chest that Stanley and Zero find is filled with gold and jewels, which is the treasure that Kissin' Kate had buried. It also has Stanley's name on it, symbolizing the breaking of the family curse.

Outlines

00:00

📚 Introduction to 'Holes' and Its Impact

The speaker begins by reminiscing about their fifth-grade experience when their teacher, Mr. R, read the book 'Holes' to the class. The book made a significant impression on the speaker as a child in 1998 due to its plot twists and historical fiction elements. The story is set in motion when the main character, Stanley Yelnats, is wrongly accused of theft and is sent to Camp Green Lake, a facility for troubled youth. The narrative also touches upon the production company, Walden Media, known for its poignant and emotional films.

05:01

🔍 Life at Camp Green Lake and the Digging Punishment

The summary delves into the harsh realities of Camp Green Lake, where Stanley is subjected to digging holes as a form of punishment. The camp's environment is depicted as a barren wasteland, and the staff, particularly Mr. Sir, is portrayed as harsh and contemptuous. Stanley meets various characters at the camp, including Zero, a quiet and mysterious boy. The daily routine involves digging 5x5 holes, and any interesting finds during the dig could potentially earn a day off. However, due to the camp's hierarchy, Stanley is forced to hand over a golden artifact he discovered to another camper, X-Ray.

10:02

👫 Stanley and Zero's Friendship and the Treasure Hunt

As the story progresses, Stanley and Zero form a bond. Stanley teaches Zero to read, and in return, Zero helps him dig his hole. Their friendship deepens as they share their personal stories, with Zero revealing his difficult past as a homeless child. The plot thickens when Zero is ridiculed by other campers, leading to his escape into the desert. Stanley follows in search of Zero, and together they find an old peach juice container under a boat, which leads to a discovery of a wetland with a renewable onion that helps them survive.

15:04

🎉 The Climax, Resolution, and Reflection on Maturity in Children's Media

The climax of the story occurs when Stanley and Zero, after various adventures, unearth a chest that was the object of the warden's obsession. The chest, bearing Stanley's name, is tied to a historical narrative involving Stanley's ancestors and the town's former school teacher, Kissin' Kate. The movie concludes with the revelation that Zero was responsible for the incident that sent Stanley to Camp Green Lake, and that their families' histories are intertwined. The speaker reflects on the maturity and depth of the themes presented in the movie, contrasting it with the sanitized content often found in modern children's media.

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Keywords

💡Holes

Holes is a novel by Louis Sachar, which the video discusses in terms of its plot and themes. The book is about a young boy named Stanley Yelnats who is sent to a camp where he and other boys are required to dig holes in the dried-up lake bed. The story is a blend of adventure, historical fiction, and a coming-of-age tale that explores themes of friendship, perseverance, and the power of storytelling.

💡Camp Green Lake

Camp Green Lake is a juvenile detention center where the protagonist, Stanley, is sent. The camp is a significant setting in the video and serves as the backdrop for the story's main events. It is characterized by harsh conditions, a barren landscape, and a system of hierarchy among the inmates. The name 'Camp Green Lake' is ironic, as there is no lake, highlighting the theme of deception and the harsh realities the boys face.

💡Family Curse

The family curse is a recurring motif in the video and the novel 'Holes'. Stanley Yelnats believes that his family is cursed, leading to a series of unfortunate events. This belief is a coping mechanism for Stanley, providing an external reason for his misfortunes. The curse is also tied to the historical narrative of the Yelnats family and their connection to the outlaw Kissin' Kate Barlow.

💡Character Building

The phrase 'character building' is used by the camp officials to justify the harsh treatment and forced labor of the boys at Camp Green Lake. It is a form of manipulation, as the boys are not truly being rehabilitated but are instead used for the warden's personal gain. The concept is central to the video's critique of the juvenile justice system and the exploitation of vulnerable youth.

💡Zero

Zero is a fellow inmate at Camp Green Lake and becomes a close friend of Stanley. His character represents resilience and the power of friendship. Zero's backstory, involving homelessness and a difficult upbringing, adds depth to the narrative and highlights the systemic issues faced by many children in similar situations. His development throughout the story is a testament to the impact of support and camaraderie in overcoming adversity.

💡Kissin' Kate Barlow

Kissin' Kate Barlow is a character from the historical narrative within the video and the novel 'Holes'. She is an outlaw with a tragic past, having lost her love, Sam, and being wronged by the Yelnats family. Her story is intertwined with Stanley's, and her actions have far-reaching consequences that affect the present-day events at Camp Green Lake. Kate's character adds a layer of complexity to the story, exploring themes of vengeance, loss, and the enduring impact of historical events.

💡Onion

The onion is a symbol in the video and the novel, representing both the town's past prosperity and the survival of the people in the face of adversity. Sam, the onion seller, is a character from the historical narrative who is loved by Kate. The onion also becomes a source of sustenance for Stanley and Zero in the desert, symbolizing hope and renewal in a desolate landscape.

💡Peaches

Peaches play a significant role in the video as a source of sustenance for Zero when he runs away. The peaches, preserved in an old boat and discovered by Stanley and Zero, are a lifeline in the desert. They also symbolize the unexpected gifts that can come from the most dire circumstances, offering a moment of respite and a chance for survival.

💡Treasure

The treasure, buried by Kissin' Kate Barlow, is a central plot element in the video and the novel 'Holes'. It drives the actions of the characters and is the ultimate goal of the digging at Camp Green Lake. The treasure represents the culmination of the historical narrative and the resolution of the Yelnats family curse. Its discovery is a turning point for Stanley and Zero, leading to their freedom and the lifting of the curse.

💡Redemption

Redemption is a key theme in the video, as seen through the transformation of the characters, particularly Stanley and Zero. Despite the harsh circumstances they face, both boys find a sense of purpose and friendship at Camp Green Lake. Their journey towards redemption is marked by personal growth, the overcoming of adversity, and the breaking of the family curse.

💡Mature Themes

The video discusses the presence of mature themes in what is ostensibly a children's movie. Topics such as injustice, loss, and the harsh realities of life are woven into the narrative, reflecting a faith in the audience's ability to process complex issues. This contrasts with the perception that contemporary children's media is often sanitized, suggesting a shift in the way mature themes are presented to younger audiences.

Highlights

The book 'Holes' had a profound impact on the narrator's childhood, with its plot twist and historical fiction.

Walden Media, known for producing emotional movies, released 'Holes' as their first major film.

The main character, Stanley Yelnats, believes he suffers from a family curse that brings bad luck.

Stanley is wrongly accused of theft and sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention facility.

At the camp, Stanley meets the authoritarian Mr. Sir and other troubled boys, each with a nickname.

The boys are forced to dig holes in the dried-up lake bed as punishment and character building.

Stanley befriends a quiet boy named Zero and teaches him how to read.

Zero reveals his tragic backstory of being abandoned and living on the streets.

The boys discover a mysterious golden tube while digging, which excites the camp warden.

The warden forces the boys to dig in the spot where the tube was found, but they find nothing.

Stanley and Zero run away from the camp and find a miraculous oasis in the desert.

They sneak back to the camp and dig up the chest that originally caught the warden's attention.

The chest contains a treasure map with Stanley's name on it, linking his family to the camp's history.

The movie weaves together parallel stories of Stanley, his ancestors, and the town's history.

Kissing Kate Barlow, an outlaw, is the common link between the past and present narratives.

The curse on Stanley's family is lifted when he befriends Zero, a descendant of the woman who cursed them.

The chest they find is filled with gold and jewels, lifting Stanley and Zero out of poverty.

The movie has a dark tone and deals with mature themes, reflecting a time when children's media was less sanitized.

Transcripts

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okay so I'm in like fifth grade right my

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teacher Mr R does this thing where he

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reads like one chapter of a book to the

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class every day now one time he did

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Hatchet and that was cool because the

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book has a couple bad words in I felt

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like a fugitive anyway so it's 1998 I'm

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10 years old and Mr R pulls out a new

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book that he's going to read called

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holes and believe you me this book blew

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my 10-year-old mind okay the plot twist

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the historical fiction the reveal at the

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end I'm telling you Humanity peaked with

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this book literally nothing but downhill

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ever since and then just a couple years

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later 2003 I'm in like eighth grader

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something right and Disney makes a movie

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about holes this movie comes to us from

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Walden media now Walden media is the

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production company that gave us like

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holes Bridge Terabithia all the nardia

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movies the door the Explorer movie about

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8,000 movies where the dog dies at the

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end I'm telling you these dudes are

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swinging for the fences and holes was

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their first major motion picture so in

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my never-ending Journey Through the

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2000s to desperately reclaim any

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seratonin I have left let's take a walk

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and check out holes first thing we have

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our main character Stanley yellets now

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one thing Stanley tells us right away is

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that he only ever seems to have bad luck

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[Music]

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all my life I seem to be in the wrong

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place at the wrong

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time my grandpa Stanley illas II says

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it's all because of this 150y old curse

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now I don't really believe in the family

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curse but when things go wrong I sure

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I'm glad to have something else to blame

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now cuz like if I had to take

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responsibility for my own life I mean

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boy that would suck you followed a guy

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all the way to his house and set his

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garage on fire because you were mad he

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was driving in front of you going the

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speed limit see just like I said the

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universe is conspiring against me I tell

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you what now Stanley as per usual is in

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the wrong place at the wrong time and

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long story short the cops think he stole

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these shoes because he's holding them so

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case close your honor the cops get a

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warrant to search his house and here we

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get to meet Stanley's weird little

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family you see my father Stanley onas

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the third is an inventor and for the

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last few years he's been trying to find

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a cure for foot odor you could change

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your socks do we even have any cake how

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about some coffee a little cup of coffee

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now that is a fine pair of shoes could I

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just smell your shoe how about if you

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take your shoe off and I

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just okay yeah I don't know how to tell

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you this Stanley but I think your dad

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might be getting up to some other kind

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of shenanigans anyway so turns out these

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shoes belong to sweet feet the famous

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baseball player and what do you know

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Stanley also just so happens to be a big

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fan of Mr swed him's Ficus so he goes to

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court and is sentenced like

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immediately I could send you to jail and

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I would not lose one bit of sleep over

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it that's uh that's a weird thing to

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brag about my dude there is currently a

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vacancy at Camp Green Lake they help

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troubled youth build character U well I

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never been to camp before but of course

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as we all know there is no lake at Camp

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Green Lake Stanley gets to the camp and

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things are not quite what he imagined

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it's pretty much just this Barren

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Wasteland of nothing and first guy he

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meets is this fine gentleman Mr Sir

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Stanley y the fourth everyone in my

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family names their son Stanley cuz it's

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yell Nats backwards it's like this a

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little tradition my name is Mr Sir

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whenever you speak to me you will call

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me by my name that clear you know

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something this movie really reminded me

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of is just how natural and acting Shila

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Buff was like he just always had this

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very comfortable way of portraying his

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characters that I feel like we don't

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really see anyone else doing anymore but

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whatever

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anyway you get two sets of clothes one

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for work one for relaxation he after 3

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days your work clothes will be washed

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your second set becomes your work

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clothes is that clear this in the Girl

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Scout camp yeah son you know what they

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do with a Girl Scout camp that they

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enjoy a brief respit from having guys

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like me walk up and massage their

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shoulders for no reason and say things

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like oh you sure I looking mighty pretty

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today I'm warning you you heard the man

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Spence oh don't

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worry this here's for yellow spotted

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lizards I wouldn't waste a bullet on you

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you know Mr Sir reminds me of like every

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lunch lady I ever had in elementary

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school like every single one of them had

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this insatiable contempt for children

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and like we were just 10-year-olds

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eating lunch like why was this so

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serious this 10-year-old kid tried to

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get two chocolate milks instead of one

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not on my watch now we also get to meet

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another member of The Faculty Dr

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Pendanski who seems to be a little more

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on the nice side and this guy takes

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Stanley around to introduce him to all

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the other boys and show him the camp

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itself Stanley meet Rex Allan and

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Theodore hi yo my name is X-ray and

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that's squid that's armpit they all have

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their little nicknames but I prefer to

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use the names their parents gave them

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you know it's a good thing this movie

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came out in 2003 and not 2024 cuz it' be

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like yeah they call themselves armpit

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X-ray and barf bag or whatever but I

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prefer to use the names their parents

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gave them xehanort metal greymond and uh

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pickle Rick and this is zero say hello

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to Stanley

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Zero you want to know why they call him

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zero cuz there's nothing going on in his

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stupid little head hey wait a second I

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thought you said you only use their real

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government names but you know throughout

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this whole movie like I don't know why

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exactly but this dude has it out so hard

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for zero like so bad even zero here

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isn't completely worthless what about

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you zero what do you like to

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do you just won't talk with me will you

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I like digging

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holes then you're in the right place for

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it buddy

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boy what what what the heck is your deal

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my dude anyway so Stanley's actual

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punish at this Camp is that every day he

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has to dig a 5x5 hole in this old dried

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up Lake hence the name of the movie very

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clever and of course Stanley being the

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new guy he gets hazed and harassed and

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welcomed into the Brotherhood by

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forceful physical and mental abuse just

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quirky guy things hey yo so you didn't

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dig today so uh you wouldn't mind giving

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up your bread to somebody who didn't I

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would you I know he smells that Joe my

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name is not

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Theodore it's all pit yeah you know when

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I was growing up some kids always always

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wondered why I like to hang out with

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girls more than guys but really it was

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because hanging out with guys is a lot

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like this hey look that kid's hair's

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like a little bit weird kind of let's

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kill him now all this hazing kind of

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ends though when one day during break

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time Stanley like finally wins the

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approval of the volter or whatever

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smells like pukes from a mu been

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ruminating on asparagus for two

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weeks that is that is a heck of a

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sentence you just said there my

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dude watch it

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[Music]

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Dam hold on hold on hey hey hey just ch

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okay man all right look yeah so because

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Stanley like aggressively hugged this

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guy just real good the other guys are

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like w no one messes with the caveman

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now caveman is Stanley's new nickname by

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the way for some reason which to be fair

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that's a lot better than whatever other

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nickname they could have given to a tall

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Jewish kid with a fro Nobody messes with

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the caveman nobody did you see the

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caveman back I mess with anybody hey you

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coming caveman so throughout the movie

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Stanley's digging holes and whatnot and

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one day he finds this weird golden tube

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thing with a carving on it now the rule

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is while digging holes if you find

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anything interesting like this then you

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might get the day off however because of

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like the senority pecking order or

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whatever Stanley has to give it to this

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guy x-ray but turns out this is like a

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really big deal when the actual Camp

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Warden herself shows

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up right over there

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you know quick aside here but soury

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Weaver can get it at literally any point

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in her life okay like pick any point in

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the last 50 years I'm right there first

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in line now because everyone thinks

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x-ray found the whatever this is the

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warden makes them all dig around

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wherever he was digging but remember

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Stanley was actually the one who found

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it in his hole so after digging around

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x-ray spot for several days they find a

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whole lot of nothing list

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enough after the behavior exhibited

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these past several days

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the warden and I have decided that your

08:02

character building be best served by

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returning to the digging of individual

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hoes now throughout all of this

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Stanley's been slowly becoming friends

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with that zero kid and he finds out that

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before all this whole digging nonsense

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zero was a homeless kid living on the

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street and never even learned how to

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read I I feel really awkward with you

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reading over my shoulder like that

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so I can't read

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can you teach me and as they get closer

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and talk about each other's tragic Back

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stories we also get a little Glimpse

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here and there about what kind of Life

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Zero's been living up to now weren't

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always homeless my mom had problems it

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used to ask way like on a porch or

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playground the one that you didn't come

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back okay oh this movie man I tell you

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maybe I'm reading too much into this

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okay but like just like how he describes

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his life he's like my mom had so many

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problems I had to wait at random parks

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for her and one day she just never came

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back like like this movie is like

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shockingly dark sometimes as a kid I

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remember being like wow he got a play in

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the Parks all day that sounds awesome

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but then like watching this movie back

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now as an adult I'm just

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like this movies get a little too real

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now in exchange for teaching zero how to

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read zero is helping Stanley dig his

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hole so he can like be done faster and

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therefore have more time but of course

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the other kids are not liking this one

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bit I tell you what hey how about I give

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you my cookie and you let me dig your

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hole look I get it all right I'll dig my

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own hole from now lunch let me eat my

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lunch he isn't going to take it come

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here eat the

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cookie and like somehow this all turns

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into everyone just making fun of zero

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and how he's some like dumb idiot who

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can only dig holes now eventually zero

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finally reaches this Breaking Point with

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everyone treating him like trash for no

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reason you might as well teach this

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shovel to read it's all you'll ever be

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good for b i g what's that

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spell toy d

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and so zero runs away into the desert

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never to be seen again and the next day

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Stanley also runs away from Camp to go

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find zero in the Wasteland now after a

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while Stanley does find zero under this

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old boat thing where he's been drinking

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like 100 something year old peach

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juice

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here what is this sploosh that's what I

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call it drink it it's

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good yeah I don't know my dude like I'm

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pretty sure you take a couple sips of

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that and you're going to start smelling

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colors or something and they trekk their

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way up this mountain that's a little

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ways away because like of course they

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can't go back to Camp right I mean if

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they do they're good as dead anyway like

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literally he was a ward of the state he

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was living on the streets when he was

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arrested is there some prissy casew

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worker who might ask questions he had

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nobody he was nobody no one cares about

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Hector zerone I want you to destroy his

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records he was never here but then

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Stanley has to carry zero up the

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mountain because he's said a few to many

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peaches there you know what I'm saying

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and just as they're about to crumble

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into dust from lack of water they just

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so happen to stumble onto a wet Marsh

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place thing full of giant onions if you

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can believe that what are you

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[Applause]

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doing you try this try

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this what is it it's a hot F Sunday just

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eat it wow look at that magic onion that

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regrows after you bite into it

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incredible so after just kind of hanging

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out there for a while I guess eventually

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they get to talking and Stanley gets the

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idea that if the warden was so obsessed

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with digging where she thought they

11:34

found that tube thing earlier in the

11:35

movie then like she must be looking for

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something incredible right so they

11:38

decide to sneak down there and go dig

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the hole where Stanley found it in the

11:41

first place and you'll never guess what

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they

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find we found

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it is it I say what I say oh

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man thank you boys you've been a big

11:57

help and so eventually Stanley and zero

12:00

get out of the hole with the chest thing

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and the warden tries to take it away but

12:03

guess what it's Stanley what are you

12:05

doing let go red-handed I could send

12:07

Stanley right back to prison if I press

12:09

charges however in view of all the

12:11

circumstances I think I'll just take it

12:13

has his name on it what you see Stan Le

12:17

y

12:19

net okay so here's where the twist comes

12:21

in and like I said this absolutely

12:23

destroyed my 10-year-old mind my teacher

12:25

got to this part in the book and I was

12:27

like so throughout the movie while all

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this has been going on the movie's been

12:30

cutting back and forth between the story

12:32

of Stanley the story of Stanley's family

12:34

and the history of the lake itself so

12:35

Stanley's like bajillion times

12:37

great-grandfather came over from lvia

12:39

and his son got robbed by kissing Kate

12:41

The Outlaw now kissing Kate wasn't

12:43

always like this she used to be a school

12:44

teacher way back in the 1800s in the

12:46

town that was by the lake that used to

12:48

be here but now it looks like this right

12:50

and Kate was in love with Sam the local

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onion

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seller get sweet

12:55

sweet get youres help punches hunting

12:58

tonics onions get your onions here folks

13:01

God's Own chosen vegetable Nature's

13:04

magic vegetables right here folks uh

13:06

he's one of those Tik Tock moms has your

13:08

child been possessed by the Eternal

13:09

darkness of Lord cthulu just put some

13:11

onions in their socks it'll cure them

13:12

right

13:13

up it's like when girls go to the doctor

13:15

for literally any reason and it's like

13:17

well doctor I broke my neck falling off

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the roof uhhuh that's nice uh when was

13:20

your last period but anyway so of course

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this being the 1800s people sure didn't

13:24

like Kate and Sam being all and so they

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burn down the school and also execute

13:29

Sam just like right on the

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lake just want to remind you all that

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this is a pg-rated kids movie and when

13:48

they did this for some mysterious reason

13:50

it never rained again thus the lake

13:52

dried up the town became abandoned and

13:54

the richest guy in town whose family

13:55

owned the lake now they have nothing so

13:57

after this Kate vows to Never Love A

13:59

again and she becomes an outlaw and she

14:00

Robs a bunch of Banks and a bunch of

14:02

rich people like Stanley yell Nets the

14:03

first for example and she buries her

14:05

treasure somewhere in this dried up Lake

14:06

and the former rich guy and his family

14:08

have been looking for it ever since

14:10

where's the loot you robbed every Bank

14:11

from hell to Houston Linda Miller is

14:13

that you I've been Linda Walker for the

14:15

last 13 years one a Linda you were such

14:18

a good student three go on kill me the

14:22

lake goes on for Miles I've been wishing

14:24

I was dead for a long time ah yes always

14:27

nice to meet a fellow Millennial and so

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fast forward to the modern day when

14:30

Stanley and zero dig up this chest it

14:32

has Stanley's name on it and also in the

14:34

end we find out that zero is the one who

14:35

stole the shoes and threw them over the