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The Green Hornet was a television show on the ABC US television network.
It aired for one season from 1966-1967, and starred Van Williams as the Green Hornet/Britt Reid and Bruce Lee as Kato.
The show followed the adventures of playboy and media mogul Britt Reid, owner and publisher of the Daily Sentinel. As the masked vigilante Green Hornet, Britt fought crime with the assistance of his martial-artist partner Kato and his weapons-enhanced car the Black Beauty. On police records, Green Hornet is a wanted criminal when in reality Green Hornet pretends to be a criminal in order to infiltrate and battle criminal gangs, leaving them and the incriminating evidence for the police's arrival.

The Green Hornet and Kato crossover into Batman TV series:
Van Williams and Bruce Lee made an appearance as the Green Hornet and Kato in the 1960s Batman TV series.
They appeared in the episode "The Spell of Tut" and also in the two-part second season episodes "A Piece of the Action" and "Batman's Satisfaction".
The Green Hornet and Kato (Van Williams and Bruce Lee) visit Gotham City to bust a counterfeiting stamp ring.

The Green Hornet: (taking routine inventory on his gadgetry before cruising into action) "Hornet gun...check. Hornet sting...check. Let's roll, Kato!"
by The Centurion October 03, 2014
Fanboy Faceoff by ClevverMovies is an interactive online show on YouTube whereby the presenter of the show will discuss a hypothetical "fanboy face-off" involviing some of the better known fictional characters from the media of films, television, graphic novels, and video games to determine the winner. The internet show also provides viewers with the opportunity to vote via the comments section (YouTube) and Twitter (Twitter.com/ClevverMovies) for the protagonist they believe would win a hypothetical fight against another character or group.
A follow-up video, Fanboy Faceoff Results, provides the result of the fight as decided by the viewers.
The following dialogue (below) is a real example (abridged) of the host, Tatiana Carrier, discussing a hypothetical battle for the show, Fanboy Faceoff: ClevverMovies:

"It looks like many of you just can't get enough of the eternal battle between Marvel and DC. Today arguably two of the strongest characters each has to offer - Superman and Thor - go head to head in the latest Fanboy Faceoff!"
"...Like Superman, Thor, known as the God of Thunder, possesses superhuman strength, speed and stamina. He has the ability to fly using his magical hammer, Mjolnir which he also uses to deflect projectiles and smash his foes. He also has the ability to summon the elements like lightning, rain and wind. He is a skilled warrior and the strongest of all the Asgardians. He too has a high resistance to physical injury and is virtually invulnerable. Unlike Superman though, he has no direct weakness, though is vulnerable to extremely powerful magic.
With two such equally matched opponents this should definitely be a tough faceoff. Obviously if Thor is able to get his hands on some Kryptonite, there's really no contest, but what if that wasn't an option? Who do you think would win if the battle was fought on even ground? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @ClevverMovies with the hashtag #CMFF. Until next time, I'm Tatiana Carrier, thanks for watching!"
by The Centurion December 10, 2012
Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Mark H. Baker and Michael Burton, about a 12-year-old boy named David who is abducted by an alien spacecraft and finds himself caught in a world which has changed around him.
Flight of the Navigator (1986):
Max: I told you, I blew a fuse when I totalled that electrical tower. I was checking out some daisies.
David: You crashed while looking at FLOWERS?

Max: I crashed into electrical towers and my star charts were erased. I need the ones in your head to complete my mission.
David: So you need ME and my INFERIOR brain to fly that thing?
Max: Correction, I need the SUPERIOR information in your INFERIOR brain to fly this... thing.

David: What are we doing all the way up here, you geek?
Max: Geek?
David: I swear to God if I was driving this thing we'd be home by now!
Max: Oh yeah?
David: Yeah!
Max: Oh yeah?
David: Yeah!
Max: OK turkey YOU fly it.
(Max turns everything off)

(Alien eats David's hat)
Max: That could have been your head David.

Max: Compliance!

Radar operator 1: Japanese air force report sightings of the aircraft above Tokyo, sir.
Dr. Faraday: Tokyo?
Radar operator 2: Japanese air force reports the aircraft has left Japanese airspace.
Dr. Faraday: Where's it going now?
by The Centurion December 01, 2012
The Versus Video is an online video-debate on YouTube whereby the host of the video will discuss a hypothetical fight involving some of the better known fictional protagonists from the media of films, television, graphic novels, and video games to decide the likely winner.
Most Versus Videos on YouTube follow a general set of guidelines/rules -- in no particular order -- when discussing any hypothetical fight and will contain some or all of the following criteria:

1.The host of the video -- regardless of their favourite character -- is always fair and unbiased about the fight.

2.The host of the video will discuss all the relevant historical and background information about the opposing protagonists.

3.The host of the video will discuss all the relevant strengths and weaknesses (if any) of the opposing protagonists, and compare and contrast their respective skill sets and power levels.

4.The host of the video will draw a conclusion, based on the evidence, of how the hypothetical fight -- in their opinion -- will end.

5.The host of the video will seek the opinions and comments of the viewers about the fight.
The following (below) are some examples -- with the actual comments of the hosts included -- of versus videos on YouTube:

1.WHO WOULD WIN: Darth Vader or Darth Bane?
by yarealpoof aka Matt's Corner
Be fair and unbiased. This is not a "favorite" contest this is about skill.

2.Superman vs The Hulk - Who Would Really Win?
by Trevschan2
What's up guys so I thought I would do a video on who I think would win in a match or fight to the death between Superman Clark Kent and The Incredible Hulk Bruce Banner. This is a non biased breakdown of who I think would win between the two and who is stronger.

3.Versus Series: Dooku Vs Darth Malgus
by Jensaarai1 aka The Nerd-Rage Ranter
My return to my Versus series.

4.Versus Series: Darth Malgus Vs. Sora Bulq
by Jensaarai1 aka The Nerd-Rage Ranter
My first Versus Video of my second year on YouTube; an ancient Sith Warrior and a more contemporary fallen Jedi, both great swordsman and powerful Forcewielders and Darksiders.

5.Versus Series: Kit Fisto Vs. Obi-Wan Kenobi
by Jensaarai1 aka The Nerd-Rage Ranter
My latest versus video; two famed Jedi swordmasters.

6.Goku vs Superman - Who would win?
by Trevschan2
This is a video I am doing as a hypothetical match up between 2 of the most famous characters in all of comics and literature. This is a match up between Son Goku and The Man of Steel himself Superman.
by The Centurion December 01, 2012
Blade is a 1998 American vampire-superhero action film starring Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson and Stephen Dorff, and is loosely based on the Marvel Comics character Blade. Snipes plays Blade, a human-vampire hybrid who protects humans from vampires.

The film was directed by Stephen Norrington and written by David S. Goyer. Despite mixed reviews, Blade grossed $70 million at the U.S. box office, and $131.2 million worldwide. It was followed by two sequels, Blade II and Blade: Trinity.

Facts about Blade (1998)

1. Wesley Snipes became attached to the project because he was in discussions with Marvel Comics to be Black Panther, a project that is still pending as of 2005.

2. Jet Li was offered the role to play Deacon Frost, but opted to do Lethal Weapon 4 instead.

3. LL Cool J was originally considered for the part of Blade.

4. When David S. Goyer first pitched the idea of doing a Blade movie, the executives of New Line felt there were only three actors who could possible do the role: Wesley Snipes, Denzel Washington and Laurence Fishburne, but in Goyer's mind, Snipes was always the perfect choice for the character of Blade.

5. Kris Kristofferson's character Whistler was created for Blade's cameo on the Spider-Man: The Animated Series cartoon show. He was liked so much by Marvel CEOs that he was adopted into the Marvel Universe.
Despite the fact that the Marvel character, Blade, was essentially unknown to the general public (at the time), this factor did not stop the film from being successful.Blade (1998) is seen as having been one of the better comic book movies of its time and started the trend for much more of these films:

1. Blade was one of the first successful comic book based films to be released after the disastrous performance of Batman & Robin and Steel. Its success, along with the even bigger success of the earlier Men in Black, convinced Marvel to develop the X-Men film series as well as the Spider-Man film series.

2. IGN ranked Blade as the 63rd greatest comic character stating that Blade is the most iconic hero to spring from the period of monster-themed stories. UGO Networks placed Blade as one of the top heroes of entertainment quoting that "Blade has to get props for being the most obscure Marvel character to ever get a film deal... and television deal, too!"

Source: rorytufano.blogspot.co.uk / Wikipedia
by The Centurion August 31, 2012
Thanos is a fictional comic book character, a supervillain that has appeared in books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Iron Man #55 (Feb. 1973) and was created by writer-artist Jim Starlin. Debuting in the Bronze Age of Comic Books, the character has been featured in over four decades of Marvel continuity and a self-titled series. Thanos has appeared in other Marvel-endorsed products, including animated television series, arcade and video games, toys and trading cards. Thanos appears in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a non-speaking cameo at the end of the 2012 film The Avengers, and Josh Brolin portrays him in 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy and will reprise the role for future films. Thanos was ranked number 47 on IGN's top 100 comic book villains of all time.
Thanos is a mutant member of the race of superhumans known as the Titanian Eternals. The character possesses abilities common to the Eternals, but amplified to a higher degree through a combination of his mutant Eternal heritage, bionic amplification, mysticism, and power bestowed by the abstract entity, Death. Demonstrating enormous superhuman strength, stamina, and durability, Thanos can absorb and project vast quantities of cosmic energy and is capable of telekinesis, telepathy and matter manipulation. Thanos is an accomplished hand-to-hand combatant, having been trained in the art of war on Titan.

Thanos is a genius in virtually all known fields of advanced science and has created technology far exceeding contemporary Earth science. He often employs a transportation chair capable of space flight, force field projection, teleportation, time travel and movement through alternate universes. Thanos is also a master strategist and uses a space vessel called Sanctuary II as a base of operations.
by The Centurion December 31, 2014
Jason Charles Bourne is a fictional character and the protagonist of a series of novels by Robert Ludlum and subsequent film adaptations. He first appeared in the novel The Bourne Identity (1980), which was adapted for television in 1988. The novel was very loosely adapted in 2002 into a feature film under the same name and starred Matt Damon in the lead role.
Jason Bourne has a tormented past, which continues to influence him throughout his lifetime. Jason Bourne is but one of many aliases used by David Webb. Webb is a career foreign service officer and a specialist in Far Eastern affairs. Before the events in The Bourne Identity, Webb had a Thai wife named Dao and two children named Joshua and Alyssa in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Webb's wife and two children were inadvertently killed during the Vietnam War when a fighter plane strayed into Cambodia, dropped two bombs and strafed a spot near the Mekong River. However, unknown to Bourne, Joshua survived. Due to Cambodia's neutrality in the war, every nation disclaimed the plane, and, therefore, no one took responsibility for the incident. Having nothing left to live for, Webb went to Saigon and, under the careful guidance of Alex Conklin, ended up training for an elite Top Secret Special Forces unit called Medusa. Within that select organization Webb was known only by his code name, Delta One.
by The Centurion December 30, 2014

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