Register - Forgot Password. By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the Comicbook. Throughout the '80s, the Friday the 13th movie franchise earned a staggering eight installments , cementing murderer Jason Voorhees as a dominating force of pop culture, with artist Mike Chiechi crafting a hilarious parody of a Friday the 13th animated series that fans wish they could have gotten. The intro of the imagined "Jason and Friends" TV series pays its respects to series like Scooby-Doo by sending Jason on a number of adventures and introducing various supporting characters, but as one would expect from Voorhees, the encounters often end the blood and gore.
Jason Lives' James Bond Opening Embraces the Absurdity of Friday the 13th
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We know the details. A direct sequel, also penned by Shannon and Swift and apparently set during the winter , failed to gain any traction, and was ultimately ignored. Platinum Dunes producer Brad Fuller gave a bit of an explanation as to why in
Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives comedically embraces the absurdity of the franchise, beginning with an opening in the style of James Bond. The original Friday the 13th film is now somewhat of an outlier in its namesake franchise. While its success served to really open the floodgates for the slasher sub-genre in the s, the first Friday the 13th basically functions as a murder mystery that just happens to features lots of gore and nudity. As the films went on though, and Jason Voorhees became a horror icon, Friday the 13th sequels became less about scares and more about the thrill of seeing Jason claim victims in wonderfully brutal ways. Despite that, it wasn't until 's Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives that the franchise finally stopped fighting this tide, and decided to fully explore its potential for comedy. Jason was basically a mascot for the horror genre by , second only to Freddy Krueger in name recognition. It was no secret that he was the series' draw, as evidenced by Friday the 13th Part 5, which attempted to move on with a Jason copycat, and proceeded to bomb at the box office. He accomplished this by having electricity zap Jason back to life, Frankenstein-style, and followed that with the funniest Friday the 13th movie to date. Long before Scream found success throwing in winking self-referential humor as part of its slasher recipe, Jason Lives expertly blended slasher and comedy into one exquisite dish.
Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Witnessing his murder causes the counselors to flee into the woods, leading into the start of the match. Deaths [ edit edit source ] In Higgins haven, Packanack Lodge, and Crystal Lake In the beginning cutscene of Packanack Small, Jason sneaks behind him and proceeds to throw him face first into a campfire, burning him alive. In the intro of Crystal Lake Small, he can be seen sitting on the lake pier before Jason suddenly comes up out of the water and pulls him down, drowning him. In the small variant of Higgins Haven, he is casually walking around the camp, before Jason shows up and throws a knife into his face. In Pinehurst, Jason appears behind him, picking him and snapping his back upon a tree stump, killing him. Trivia [ edit edit source ] If the player returns to where he was killed, his body will be gone. His body can be found in a bathroom either in a bathtub or on a wall in one of the cabins It seems Rob Is a counselor even though he was hunting Jason in the movie, and not a counselor. Categories :.