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Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

Old 09-08-18, 01:35 PM
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Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

This is the question that faces all of us in modern times: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure or Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey? Which is the definitive jaunt of these good natured metalheads-turned-saviors-of-humankind?

I'm voting for Excellent Adventure. It's the more smart, clever and wittier of the two. It also leaves me with a warm, happy feeling whenever I watch it. Bogus Journey has some fun moments (especially the nod to The Seventh Seal), but it can't touch the original.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

I feel like Excellent Adventure will win this easily.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

Yeah, this should be fairly lop-sided.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

I just watched Bogus Journey last week via FilmStruck and it was a lot of fun. I have no memory of the first one.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

Bogus Journey, simply there is nothing in the first movie that is even near the same league as William Sadler playing Death. One of my all time favorite comedy performances.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

Excellent Adventure wins, but Bogus Journey will always get recognition from me for being such a great sequel. Think about how easy it would have been to make a lazy retread sequel to the first film. “Bill and Ted, you’re failing history AGAIN! You need to time travel, AGAIN!” They did something different! I appreciate that.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

Excellent Adventure is the superior movie, but my single favorite scene is in Bogus Journey (challenge death to a game).
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

BJ just for that game with Death.

"Seven outta ten? Damn Right!"
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

Originally Posted by DthRdrX View Post
BJ just for that game with Death.

"Seven outta ten? Damn Right!"



I loved that.

What made me laugh was that the FilmStruck channel had the obvious double feature:

The Seventh Seal
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey




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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

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BJ just for that game with Death.

"Best of seven? Damn Right!"

Fixed
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"Sorry Death; you lose. It was Professor Plum."
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" A hit. You have sank my battleship!"
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" A hit. You have sank my battleship!"
It’s been at least 20 years since I’ve seen Bogus Journey but I still read that line in Death’s creepy German accent.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

One from the other film:

[completely serious tone ]"Ted, you and I have witnessed many things, but nothing as BODACIOUS as what just happened."

Goddamn, there needs to be a third film.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

I still say "strange things are afoot at the Circle K" when I'm near one.
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Went with Excellent Adventure but give them credit for making a comedy sequel that was actually good and not just a retread.
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"Shut up Ted!"
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

My favorite of the two is Bogus Journey because it goes in such creative, unexpected directions. However, it couldn't do that without Excellent Adventure establishing the world that's getting upended in the sequel. So I'm going with Bogus Journey with the caveat that it doesn't work at all without having a strong basis in Excellent Journey.

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"Shut up Ted!"
Remember when I asked her to the prom?
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Bogus because of Death.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

Bogus and it's not even close. As much for evil robot Bill and Ted and any interactions involving them as it is for Death (who is great). The characters are normally so naive and full of joy that they're perfect to twist into evil doppelgangers.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

I still remember having to explain to my OLDER brother why I laughed so hard when Bill said he had a "minor Oedipal complex"
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

I just got Bogus Journey on Blu ray and it holds up remarkably well 27 years later. It's fun to look at and it's just plain clever. A lesson could be learned by today's movie producers. While I still prefer the first one, this is still a solid entry.

On another note: why can garbage like The Happytime Murders be given a green light, but not Bill & Ted 3? I mean it's an established property *and* it would have an a-list star in it. It doesn't make an ounce of sense.
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Re: Excellent Adventure or Bogus Journey? [poll]

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I still say "strange things are afoot at the Circle K" when I'm near one.
Until they went out of business, I used to say "...and two hours ago, totally ravaged Oshman's Sporting Goods" when I'd drive by one.

Also, anytime we have to use one clock as the reference, I call it "the clock in San Dimas"
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Being in Southern California, when I see San Dimas I also think "San Dimas high school football rules!"

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