It’s time to shoot the tubes and tackle Sewer Shark for the SegaCD. The sewer level is the lamest level in any game, so what happens when you’ve got a game that consists entirely of sewer levels?
A million pounds of tubesteak!
“Don’t let ‘em freak ya out!”
Now here is a game I remember I played this a lot as a kid and still occasionally play even today
“Time for a video about sex edu-cation, Dogmeat!”
One of my favorite of your videos, even though the sound’s messed up when you’re on camera.
now with the new website up, I’m going back watching all the reviews I haven’t seen in a while and I forgot how much this one made me laugh.
favorite review since he’s always eating… by the way i think you are the 3rd funniest person on that guy with the glasses
DANNY DeVITO! XD
nevermind. XD I thought it was Danny DeVito and didn’t see it all the way. XD I was beginning to notice he didn’t quite look or sound right for DeVito. Still a funny game. “A MILLION POUNDS OF TUBE STEAK!”
Stenchler’s assistant sounds like Harley Quinn.
You as the Pink Ranger made me fall out of my chair! Awesome review.
What a shitty game :D
And I love your t-shirt : D
I would have to disagree, Bad Dudes’ sewer level was cool, hell that whole game was cool.
Long time viewer, first time poster: You….are…..AWESOME!!! I just felt like I had to say that and ask a question that’s bugging me: The Boss and his “girlfriend” there, aren’t they the parents from Matilda? They look and sound JUST like them but I’m not completely sure.
In response to the comment about the TMNT being in a game called “Sewer Shenanigans”. There was ACTUALLY a TMNT game on the Gameboy called “Back to the Sewers”. I know this because I owned it.
‘The Pink Ranger’
I think that “tubesteak” refers to the dead monsters in the sewers. Note how they call the sewers “tubes”? Hm.
The sublime “Whitman, Price and Haddad” line really cracked me up! Great work!
You are so right about Prize Fighter. You’re literally waiting 8 minutes to even start playing, and then you just get your ass kicked. I never got passed the first fighter.
Of course, my Sega CD busted a while ago. I’ll have to get another one………
….or maybe I could just use the money to buy myself another unshitty system, like a SNES….
Tubesteak is another word for hot dogs.
Your eyes were really red during the introducion of the game.. don’t worry, I can keep your secret.
This game would actually be pretty decent if it wasn’t for those annoying insta-kills and shitty manual. Quick time events are also bullshit to some.
The ditzy blonde actually does kind of sound like Harley Quinn. That’s pretty interesting since the guy playing Mr. Stenchler was a regular on Batman: The Animated Series. He did the voice of a detective.
Whoa, I owned this game and I didn’t realize Robert “Harvey Bullock” Costanzo was in it! Interesting that you mistook him for Danny DeVito considering Costanzo did the voice of Philoctetes in the Disney Hercules cartoon, DeVito’s role in the movie.
Aaah Sewer shark, I loved this game when it first came out. A rail shooter, with a rat maze and sweet cut scenes. At least that’s how I felt about it back in the 90′s. Long live Sega and the kingdoms of Atari, may they rest in peace.
Hey… HEY! A Steven Segal movie is not going to get you weird looks… More like comical laughter and an arse beating! But it’s better than a Van Damme movie!!!
Augh- holy crap, that guy. All up in yer face.
Tubesteak? I literally saw mashed up meat in toothpaste tubes…weird. but highly nutritious!
<.< saw the red eyes in the beginning too…must be the tears of pain from the sheer crappiness of the game. =D
Watched PowerRangers as a kid (and liked it). If Noah was really pinkranger, hell I would watch the whole series again.
lol I used to play Sewer Shark on my friends Sega CD all the time. Never did beat it though. It’s one of those games that is bad but still good at the same time.
Murray Crissmiss! ^_^
“We’re vaguely amused by your attempt at murder.”
So bad it’s good? I don’t think so.
Sewer Shark? More like Sewer Shit! ;P
I gotta admit, Noah does look a lot like Mr. Pink from Reservoir Dogs xD
Hey why I have to be mister Pink?
I actually had this crappy piece of shit….
I notice that Ken Melville wrote this, the same guy that wrote Make My Video…
I always found it funny how Spoony One references the Mr.Pink thing from Reservoid Dogs, because he kinda looks like Steve Buscemi
I wonder which psychos came up with this game… no, wait… the makers of Scrubs! Heureca!
But HOLY SHIT, was this random crap funny xD
Sewers smell like poo gas!
wait…is ghost the same guy from phantasmagoria 2?
love the spoony one
The actor that played the fat guy has, for the most part, only been “the Italian guy”, including being Danny DeVito in Family Guy.
2 words: Shit Shark
Well, it just proves that the sewers are full of shit…
Though, really, can you call this a sewer? I think “tunnel of evil tiny creatures of death shark” Would have been just as accurate, if a little less catchy…
P.S. 15:06 You know what fits perfectly there?
… Sorry, couldn’t resist.
Ya know, if i never saw you actually finish the game in this video…i literally would never have believed it had an actual completion/ending. i mean it. i had this piece of filthy bucket of vomit loosely referred to as a game and i swear, EVERYTHING led to your death. shoot something = death don’t shoot something = death. don’t follow the robot’s directions = death following the robot’s directions = death. putting the disc in the system = death. seriously, what the hell?! I stand by the belief that this is not only the worst sega cd game, but the worst game for any system…yes, worse than E.T.
and here’s a puzzler for ya: why is it called sewer shark? your ship isn;t the sewer shark, it’s the hole hawg…there are also no sharks, giant radioactive mutant or otherwise in the sewers…so…where do they get…ya know what, nevermind…brain hurts
“smells like victory…and POOH-GAS!!” HAHAHAHA you fucking rule, man. hahahahahahahaha
The thing that interests me most about FMV games is that probably every single one I’ve ever seen has introductory movies of the kind you might see while standing in line for things like Universal Studios’ Back To The Future ride, or their Terminator 3D movie. I have to assume that people who made FMV games thought this was the wave of the future and they were making the new classics that would get played over and over and over. Did they really think people wanted to sit for 5-15 minutes, every time, listening to cliches introducing themselves and the BS nonsense of the world they live in, trying to really gear you up for the Experience you’re about to go through?
Wow, this is as crappy as E.T for the atari 2600, well, not THAT bad, i mean in this one you can actually SHOOT stuff!
E.T. for Atari was the shit. I hear lots of people always Ragging on that game. It was cool at the time. I remember finding all the little Transmitter pieces !! I was just sooo good at it. Now Sewer Shark… that was just awful. Honestly, did Sega think the world would be impressed by SHITTY 256 color Video ? MY GOD it wasn’t even Full Screen !!!!! It was just AWFUL ! ! Why Sega.. WHY…. !?!?!?
i loved this video your fucking awesome spoony i am a long time viewer first time poster i just wanted to say all your stuff is so good keep it up man and thank you for introducing me to the cinemasnob he is just fucking crazy and i love him for that lol take it easy my friend
hey spooney did you ever loved school and can you make a oblivion review
Best review of this… funky game I’ve seen. I notice that seems to be a constant theme with Spoony’s videos
I actually think it is Harley Quinn. It def has to be. The voices are identical.
It’s not. IMDB says she was played by someone named Stevie Sterling.
I realized that too… does anyone know that actor?
its the guy who plays Joey’s dad in Friends.
the video seams to be offline =/
arg ! was just the buggy player – i feel so sorry…
Where did you learn to fly?
sadly i loved Sewer shark guess i didn’t know better back then
NNNNOOOOOOO!!! NOT THE POWER RANGERS!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!
Shooting mutated monsters with popcorn in the sewers and playing weird fail/win videos that seem out of place,
They really went all the way with this one.
I think he says cube steak. Not tube steak. Either way, great video!
is the blond with the vocab the voice of harley quinn?
Costanza played Alphonse Giardella in the 1st season of NYPD Blue. He’s the one who shot Andy Sipowitzasomething after being forced to eat socks… and was tricked into eating dog shit. Shockingly, I can’t find clips of any of that on YouTube – if you need them, I’ll try and make a Costanza montage.
Lol Spoony´s the Pink Ranger
Nice Reservoir Dogs reference at the end there.
John Dykstra’s name appeared in the credits of Inglourious Basterds. ZOMG.
Holy crap, the fat guy is the guy from that nabisco shredded wheat commercial I now remember everything about O.o
Sega CD had some good games, but not this one….not any FMV focused game. Sewer Shark is shit.
I hate hate this game never could get past the 1st area
When I saw him sending the brain eating fireflies into the sewers I thought of Rita sending some new monster to earth to fight the power rangers, (I assume you put the opening at the end because you reviewed the fmv next), the music played when he sends it sounds like something ominous out of power rangers, too.
I think the “million pounds of tubesteak” he's referring to is the intestines of all the pilots that got blown up. Bear in mind that doesn't cause the remark to make any more sense.
Didn't he say “tubestink”? Tubestank? I have no idea, that's what I heard. It's fucking weird either way. And looking at the box art, I'd have sworn up and down that this game was called “Sewer Snark”. So don't trust my knowledge of the English language.
Her name is Stevie Sterling. She's a fairly small time actress that really stopped acting after this game. She's been on Nightcourt, Rosanne, and Cagney & Lacey.
My sculpting professor seriously acts just like Ghost, it's not even funny.
Ha! Poo-gas! I love that reference.
I'm ashamed to say, I actually do own a copy of this game. It came as a freebie with the used Sega CD I bought so I could play Working Designs titles on the console. I tried playing it once, and man oh man, that was enough! And now that I've seen the ending, I don't need to ever again! Thanks, Spoony!
I'm assuming it's the same guy from that christmas movie where the guy wants to be seen from space with christmas lights.
Her name is Falco????Wheres Peppy? Wheres Slippy i aint happy about this game.
Dogmeat and everyone traveling the capital wasteland bein heroes fighting the good fight.
Waaaaaaaaait a minute….YOU are steering the ship. YOU are paying attention to the robot. YOU are going the shooting. So, exactly what the hell is Ghost doing, I ask you?
Ghost's mention of a 'million pounds of tube steak' is referencing your boss's (Stenchler) deal in the beginning of the instruction booklet: “Blast me a million pounds of sewer vermin and you'll earn your way to Solar City.” In the game the score is how many 'pounds' of vermin you killed, with each vermin having its own avg weight as mentioned in the instructions… yeah I play this game way too much -.-
Ahahah I love the ending with the quote from Reservoir Dogs :D
Getting on your nerves. It's a hard job but someone has to be as irritating as possible while you do all the work.
Ah, well, thank God he's up to the task and then some!
It wasn't Danny DeVito?! D:Mind fuck!
It wasn’t Danny DeVito?! D:
Wow, such hammy acting.
Those cutscenes are hilarious.
BTW John Dykstra worked on the special effects for Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica.
I remember this game when I was a kid. I remember not being able to figure out how to beat the first level. I died over and over again in the same exact spot. It drove me crazy, I would literaly play this game four hours trying to figure this part out.
I was only 5 or so when I played this game and this review brought back all the frustration this game caused me. I didnt think of reading the manual (considering the fact I was only 5 and couldnt read for shit anyway) and according to your review it wouldnt have made a difference anyway.
Million pounds of tubesteak?
Wow that game pissed me off to no end!!! I remember when I first got this game when I was 12,I tried so desperately to pass even the first level and I just couldnt do it!!! At least not until 15 years later!!! I was determined to beat it and I did! I was so happy to have beaten that piece of shit game!! Thanks spoony for making me re-live those horrible memories!! lol
Jesus, that secretary/arm candy’s voice is grating. She’s like Harley Quinn without any of the comedy or charm.
Speaking of which…
Stenchler was played by the same guy who voiced Harvey Bullock
You officially got further in the game than anyone ever. Ok, statistically, if you go to pre-FAQ days I guarantee less than 2-5% of people who played this game ever got through it. And before everyone below edits their comment to tell me I’m wrong.. well.. this is also a comments section specifically for this game so you guys probably encompass the 5% =)
I mean, the average gamer is not searching for Sewer Shark reviews. The other people who end up here are probably people looking for a review to watch on your site, notice Sewer Shark which plagued them when they were kids, or they didn’t understand why they kept dying and voila.. end up here.
But seriously, I got so good at this game but… I SWEAR to you I thought it didn’t have a positive ending. I thought it was basically like an old school arcade game where the point was to survive as long as possible and get as many points as possible because no matter what… I would always lose. Even if I didn’t hit any walls.. I would still die. Even if I shot everything AND didn’t miss any walls I would still die for some reason.
I acutally enjoy the game.. for some reason but now with the idea of what I’m missing I think I’m gonna fire up the XBOX with the Genesis emulator and play it again… even if I have to use save states to make it though this time.. I must see the full game.
It’s really strange too that I didn’t know this till now too because I always search YouTube for games that plagued me but I guess I thought I had this one figured out.. little did I know.
Anyway, great reviews, recent discovery for me but this is now going to be a site that I check daily for updates. There are only a few other people who make videos that I check like this and I’ve only added one other in the last year.
Also, Did you ever play Wirehead? Now thats the only FMV game on the system I actually loved.
Funny, I remember it being difficult, but not crazy hard or anything. Games were often hard for the sake of being hard in those days (not because of good game design, but by artificial means). It took a while but I did finally finish it, which made getting to the end more satisfying.
I also enjoyed it as I did most FMV games.
As for Wirehead, holy crap, I can’t believe there’s a FMV Sega CD game that I never played. I had never even heard of it. Thanks for the mentioning it.
The sewer level is NOT the lamest level in every game, check out the TMNT arcade games
Monty Python joke at 11:09
I just realized where I recognize Robert Costanza’s voice from. He was also Phil from Hercules and that’s really where I would remember him from.
I never played this game but I tried it out just to see the cut scenes. This game is just hilarious and I found myself dying a few times from laughing so hard at the previous cut scenes.
This is the first “angry reviewing” video I ever watched, and I couldn’t stop laughing. Thanks, Noah! I’ll always be grateful to you for introducing me to this kind of thing!
Also, I love this game. It’s awesome, no matter what anyone says!
“THIS IS SEWER SHARK!!!!!!!”
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the shredded wheat commercial was something I knew right away and could recite it verbatim which really scared me, as I hadn’t seen it in over twenty years…
anyway Spoony is the Pink Ranger! I KNEW it!
John Dykstra was the special effects director for Star Wars Episode 4, Batman Forever, and many others.
lol at tube steak.
So the dude is pretty much saying that they sent him a million pounds of dicks?
The fatso is Phill from Hercules. o/
I got this game with my Sega CD for Christmas one year. For those most part, I enjoyed it, though it does seem pretty cheesy in hindsight.
I remember I have played this game each times I was going to Club Price when it was new. It was only a couple of years later I have found a Sega Genesis with a Sega CD in a garage sale (still have it and working) with several games, including this game.
It was a huge mess to me. At first, I was making myself a map to get around the maze easier, but it didn’t take long I found out it was randomly generated. I ended up being killed so many times, but I still had fun with this. It was a nice time killer, I guess.
I preferred the other games I had, which was Fahrenheit and Star Wars: Rebel Assault. Well, those are the only games I have for the Sega CD as I never took the time to collect any games for it unlike the other consoles I own.
Anyway, thanks for the video! :D
hey spoony, did you ever finish collecting sin city??
“Someone get me a bucket, I’m gonna throw up.” Good old Monty Python…
a million pounds of tube steak? so…..a million pounds of penis?
Tube steak is a term for hot dog meat
I remember one time I took a wrong turn during one of the levels, and I ended up fighting the Zerks before the cutscene where Stenchler deploys them. I wasn’t even at that part yet. It was weird.
Holy shit the pizza eating guy is the same guy from the D&D board game movie.
They look kinda similar but they’re not the same person.
This guy is Robert Costanzo, who’s been in movies such as Total Recall & Die Hard 2,
and also voices Phil in the Kingdom Hearts series.
King Halvor II was played by a different actor, called lan Blumenfeld.
AH HA! I suppose I could’ve figured that out buy actually looking it up but nooo I was lazy, lol. Thanks. :)
I think that ditzy blonde is Arleen Sorkin. Holy fuckballs, Harley Quinn is in this game.
Oh. My. God. I think you’re right!
According to IMDB, “Girl Friday” was played by Stevie Sterling.
Do you think this game would sell if they revamped it? By the by, I could never understand what that then blond sexy chick said!
A couple of people further down stated the big guy from this game did the voice of Phil in Hercules….he didn’t, that was Danny DeVito.
I am so glad you said something, lol! I hadn’t noticed they were saying that. I thought everyone knew Phil in Hercules was voiced by Danny DeVito.
“Ah! After 10,000 years, finally I’m free!” Curious that she was imprisoned 10,000 years ago yet she somehow is able to speak English.
Well since she was encapsulated in that sewer pipe container maybe she had time to practice her Engrish. :P
How could she practice something that didn’t exist yet when she was put in?
God, in all his divine wisdom decreed it to be so. And by god I mean the writers.
Danny DeVito & Harley Quinn.
Video game history lesson time!
This game was filmed back in ’87, and Night Trap was from ’85. They were for something called Project Nemo which was like the Action Max only the game actually knew what was happening in the video and console graphics were layered over the video footage. Sometime around 1995 titles were needed for the Sega CD and here were 2 games in storage with all the footage.
This doesn’t make the game any better, but it explains a little bit of the weird stuff
I loved this game and beat it several times. It’s just a silly shooter w/ a simon says direction system but it was pretty hectic and fun. Toward the end of the game when they had bull dozers flying at you was awesome. There are some valid points to it but I had fun… I enjoyed the Sherlock Holmes series too.
Now for my daily dose of Sewer Shark.
Did everyone know that the sexy blonde with the vocabulary is the voice of Harley Quinn from Batman Animated?
No. No, she isn’t.
You’re correct. Apparently her name is Stevie Sterling. According to IMDB. I apologize.
Man, I remember this almost too distinctly. At my age, how it came with the console, I think I did actually fall for the marketing and concept on the box/opening screens and want to enjoy this. Ever since they first crossed my path, I liked the idea post-apocalyptic futures with dark and grimy environments, fast ships with hovering capability, cool helmets, code names, and hopeless missions only a few elite renegades could ever pull off… but I don’t think I made it past the first few screens of actual gameplay for weeks due to the weirdly convoluted controls, unfair traps, and strange pace. It was a game that simply could not be enjoyed, even when finally figuring out a few tricks and making some progress, as the means to get anywhere ranged only between states of pure boredom and extreme rage. What a mistake to include it as a console seller, because I don’t think I ever did want another title like it, nor seek to use my sega cd much at all after that first experience with it. The thing just sat there unused, basically, until the next coming generation of games made it obsolete anyway. It’s refreshing to remember our cultural folly’s, but also look back and see we weren’t alone in them. We all kind of had our heads dunked in this toilet.