Fanthropological - Episode 100 Spectacular

Episode 1 January 11, 2019 01:04:15
Fanthropological - Episode 100 Spectacular
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It's season 10 and well past our 100th episode! Why not celebrate by looking at fans... of Fanthropological? We cover trivia of all 99+ episodes in an all-out battle to knock-the-other-Nick-out... or at least see who is the biggest Fan in Fanthropological. **Sources** - [ReMix: Sonic the Hedgehog "Gotta Start from Somewhere"](https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03573) by [Jorito](https://ocremix.org/artist/14461/jorito), [Hank "The Spank Tank" Jankerson](https://ocremix.org/artist/15618/hank-the-spank-tank-jankerson), [Trev Wignall](https://ocremix.org/artist/15682/trev-wignall), [The Nikanoru](https://ocremix.org/artist/15840/the-nikanoru) from [http://ocremix.org](http://ocremix.org/) used under [ocremix.org content policy](http://ocremix.org/info/Content_Policy#If_you.27re_using_our_content_elsewhere_.28.22Terms_of_Use.22.29...) - [ReMix: The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening "OMG Mr. Write"](https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03479) by [nelward](https://ocremix.org/artist/15315/nelward) from [http://ocremix.org](http://ocremix.org/) used under [ocremix.org content policy](http://ocremix.org/info/Content_Policy#If_you.27re_using_our_content_elsewhere_.28.22Terms_of_Use.22.29...) - [ReMix: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time "Subterranean Kamikaze"](https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00530) by [Juan Medrano](https://ocremix.org/artist/4685/juan-medrano), [zircon](https://ocremix.org/artist/4628/zircon) from [http://ocremix.org](http://ocremix.org/) used under [ocremix.org content policy](http://ocremix.org/info/Content_Policy#If_you.27re_using_our_content_elsewhere_.28.22Terms_of_Use.22.29...) - [ReMix: EarthBound "Bus!"](https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00984) by [Shadow](https://ocremix.org/artist/4546/shadow) from [http://ocremix.org](http://ocremix.org/) used under [ocremix.org content policy](http://ocremix.org/info/Content_Policy#If_you.27re_using_our_content_elsewhere_.28.22Terms_of_Use.22.29...) - [ReMix: Street Fighter II: The World Warrior "Go Home and Be a Family Man"](https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01194) by [Norrin_Radd](https://ocremix.org/artist/4453/norrin-radd) from [http://ocremix.org](http://ocremix.org/) used under [ocremix.org content policy](http://ocremix.org/info/Content_Policy#If_you.27re_using_our_content_elsewhere_.28.22Terms_of_Use.22.29...) - [ReMix: Sonic the Hedgehog 3 "Tight Finale"](https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00530) by [Jivemaster](https://ocremix.org/artist/4287/jivemaster) from [http://ocremix.org](http://ocremix.org/) used under [ocremix.org content policy](http://ocremix.org/info/Content_Policy#If_you.27re_using_our_content_elsewhere_.28.22Terms_of_Use.22.29...)

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