The Legend of Neil

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The Legend of Neil
The Legend of Neil DVD.jpg
DVD Cover

Games

Cost

$14.99

Release Date

2008 – 2010 (Original run)


December 4, 2012 (DVD version)
Credits

Producer

Atom.com
Effinfunny.com
Comedy Central

Director

Sandeep Parikh

Author

Sandeep Parikh
Tony Janning

Editor

Sandeep Parikh

Attributes

Type

Web Comedy Series

Number of
Seasons

3

Number of
Episodes

20

Language

English

The Legend of Neil is a web comedy series produced by Effinfunny.com, Atom.com, and Comedy Central. This series was created by Sandeep Parikh & Tony Janning, and it is a parody of the original The Legend of Zelda.

This series was aired from 2008 until 2010, and it contains three seasons. A DVD version of this series was released on December 4, 2012, and it includes all episodes in three seasons of this series, all minisodes, and few bonus.

This series follows the reluctant adventures of Neil, a gas station attendant from Jersey who gets sucked into The Legend of Zelda and has to fight his way out.[1][2]

Plot

Beer-guzzling slacker Neil Grimsley is accidentally being sucked into the fantasy video game The Legend of Zelda when he masturbated to the fairy in the game, and then asphyxiated with a Nintendo game controller.

In Hyrule, Neil is immediately charged with the task of defeating the evil Lord Gannon and saving Princess Zelda. In his journey, Neil encountering many other characters such as Old Man, Fairy, Wizzrobe, Goriya, and much more.

Armed with nothing but a shoddy Wooden Sword and a gigantic hangover, he has to fight his way out.

Cast

Here is a listing of a full cast for The Legend of Neil.[3][show]

  • Tony Janning as Neil
  • Mike Rose as Old Man
  • Felicia Day as Fairy
  • Angie Hill as Princess Zelda
  • Scott Chernoff as Gannon
  • Eric Acosta as Octorok, Wizzrobe
  • Jesse Egan as Octoroks
  • Rich Kuras as Goriya
  • Jeff Winkler as Dark Nut
  • Hasan Minhaj as Lynel
  • Robert Hoffman as Captain Lynel
  • Sandeep Parikh as Aquamentus, Stalfos
  • Fahim Anwar as Diggdogger
  • Derek Carter as Darrel
  • Tara Perry as Casey
  • Arlando Smith as Tyrelda
  • Alex Albrecht as Todd
  • Chris Fairbanks as Merchant
  • Kelly Kubik and Jenni Powell as Bar Patrons
  • Kyle Kinane as Chief Elf Cop
  • Rovon Pippen as Tough Elf
  • Brendan Bradley as Male Fairy
  • Matt Knudsen as Samalone (Moblin)
  • Micah Philbrook as Quiff Graven
  • Joseph D. Reitman as Glorm
  • David Mattey as Giant Moblin

Season One

# Title Original Airdate Summary
01 "The Beginning" July 24, 2008
02 "First Blood" July 31, 2008
03 "The Fairy's Obsession" August 7, 2008
04 "The Skeletons in Link's Closet" August 14, 2008
05 "Map Questing" August 21, 2008
06 "Who's the Boss" September 4, 2008

Season Two

# Title Original Airdate Summary
07 "A Link to the Past" July 28, 2009
08 "Death in Store" August 10, 2009
09 "Les Neilérables" August 24, 2009
10 "Gettin' High in Hyrule" September 7, 2009
11 "The Secret Moblin" September 21, 2009
12 "The Fairy Strikes Back" October 5, 2009
13 "A Date with Destiny" October 19, 2009

Season Three

# Title Original Airdate Summary
14 "Quitters Never Continue" July 25, 2010
15 "The Gloffice" August 10, 2010
16 "Fairyhood" August 27, 2010
17 "40 Acres and a Zol" September 7, 2010
18 "Every Hero Needs a Montage" September 19, 2010
19 "Death Becomes Neil" October 3, 2010
20 "Restart of the King" October 27, 2010

Minisodes

# Title Original Airdate Summary
01 "The Gloffice: The Plight of Blight" August 17, 2010
02 "Armos Banter" August 31, 2010
03 "Elf vs. Wild" September 13, 2010
04 "Dirty Old Man Dancing" September 28, 2010
05 "Glarry Botter and the Orphan/Teacher Conference" October 11, 2010

DVD Version

A DVD version of The Legend of Neil was released on December 4, 2012. It contains all 20 episodes from three seasons of this series, all minisodes, and includes never-before-seen bonus footage including a behind-the-scenes featurette with insider tips on how to make your own web series. This DVD run time is about 154 minutes. As of September 27, 2012, this DVD can be pre-ordered at Amazon.com.[4]

Videos


The Legend of Neil Season 3 Teaser Trailer

References