The Flop House: Episode #49 – Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

Does the failure of Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li mean we’ll never get that long-awaited Blanka biopic? We fail to answer these and other questions. Meanwhile, Stuart discusses how thugs benefit from Outlook and multi-tasking, Elliott explains how this movie would be right at home in classic Hollywood, and Dan reveals he knows far too much about lesbian vampires.

0:00 – 0:37 – Introduction and theme
0:38 – 39:10- We dive right in and discuss a movie based on Chun-Li – a video game character that was only popular because preteen boys are too scared to talk to real girls.
39:11 – 40:10 – Final judgments
40:11 – 41:33 – A CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCED, for the contest everyone (even the hosts) forgot was happening.
41:34 – 47:47 – The sad bastards recommend.
47:48 – 50:17 – Plugs, goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
50:18 – 51:17 – Station identification.

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Wikipedia synopsis of Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li


Elliott’s next 92Y Tribeca screening: The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek, with guest co-commentator, Kristen Schaal, from The Daily Show, Flight of the Conchords, and many other cool things. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 8 pm – $12.

Dan’s sketch group, Mr. Whitepants, at The Magnet Theater on Friday, Dec. 4, at 7 pm, AND at The Creek in Long Island City, on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 6 pm – Free!

The bar of Stuart’s heart and his favorite watering hole: Sharlene’s. Stalk him after our recording sessions!

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November 8th, 2009



  1. Cronan says:

    Hitting play gives me a “error opening file” message 🙁

  2. Dan McCoy says:


    Thanks for being vigilant. Usually I remember to check, but not today.

  3. Cronan says:

    No, Thank you guys for giving me plenty o’ chuckles over the last couple of years.

  4. Chip Butty says:

    If you guys want a great good-bad movie based on a fighting game, check out DOA: Dead Or Alive. It’s like a feature length series of cut-scenes from video games re-enacted with swimsuit models!

  5. Adam T says:

    23:46 “…a Hong Kong action star to play this role” “Like Jackie Chan?” Surprisingly, Jackie Chan has in fact played Chun-Li.

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