November 14, 2017
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(The shortened opening)

NC: Hello, I'm the Nostalgia Critic. I remember it so you don't have to.

(A poster for Hook appears in the corner, followed by a shot of the Rotten Tomatoes site in the center, which shows that critics gave the film a 29% rating, against a 76% rating from audiences)

NC: Everybody loved Hook, except for critics...

(A shot of the Lost Boys from that movie appears in the corner, followed by a negative critique of them from in the center)

NC: ...and everybody loved the Lost Boys, except for critics. (the phrase "Seriously, WTF?" appears in the critique) And the one Lost Boy that everybody loved the most, including critics, is Rufio. (in the center, a shot of Rufio looking at Peter Banning (Robin Williams) appears)

(The pictures related to the leader of the Lost Boys, Rufio (Dante Basco) are shown)

NC (vo): Though not a character from the original story Peter Pan, the new leader of the Lost Boys has gained popularity as...well, the cool Lost Boy. Everybody seemed to love this kid, because it seemed like he was the awesome rebel. It was even hinted that with every boy coming from a different time period, Rufio's time period was most likely the 80s, as if he couldn't be more badass already.

NC: With fans still loving the character, Rufio's actor, Dante Basco, shown here in this dignified file footage...

(The clip of Dante dressed as Prince Zuko and shooting fireballs is shown)

Dante: Honor! Honor! Honor!...

NC: ...did a crowdfunding campaign to put together a short based around the character. That short's name is Bangarang.

(The title card for the short film Bangarang is shown in the corner. The title of it is shown, before going to its clips)

NC (vo): Finally, we have a backstory to Mr. Skunkhead with too much mousse. And it seems to have the blessing of the person who obviously knows the most about the character, Dante Basco.

NC: Is it worth checking out? Well, let's take a quick look and see. This is my review of Bangarang.

(The film begins with showing the pretty modern-looking playground and the little kids having fun)

NC (vo): Well, seeing how Rufio was said to be an 80s kid, the film starts present day.

NC: Eh, sounds about right. The 80s are everywhere now! (The pictures of media having references to this time period appear, clockwise: Atomic Blonde, Glow, Kung Fury, It (2017), Thor: Ragnarok and the second season of Stranger Things)

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