Welcome, children… to the cat show.
Erika: Hanako Hayashi (Hana), Socialite, Ambassador (Nyan)
Phil: Dr. Mason Pocket, British Museum, Antiquities Archivist (Io)
Ashly: Ida Codswell, Electrical Engineer and Inventor (Kevin)
Travis: Captain Bentley Badger, Merriweather’s Butler, Ex British Cavalry (Achoo)
Liam: Septimus Goodfellow, Celebrity Spiritualist (Bathsheba)
Marisha: Alexandra Elise O’Neill, World Traveler, Smuggler (Nefertiti)
(0:00:31) Taliesin: This one-shot has been developed with our friends at Chaosium.
(0:01:54) Taliesin: You can pick up the starter set now. Use code CRITICALROLE when you check out to get 10% off your entire order. Go to critrole.com/cthulhu.
(0:04:01) Taliesin: One of my favorite memories is walking home from the movie, In the Mouth of Madness.
(0:04:27) Taliesin: It’s worth noting that the man behind the name most associated with this genre was a problematic mess even by the standards of his time.
(0:17:29) Erika: I know you. Mr. Conan Doyle says such wonderful things.
(0:18:15) Liam: If you’ve got it, flaunt it.
(0:18:32) Taliesin: But there are more things in heaven and earth, etc. etc.
(0:20:04) Marisha: Oh, I got this from the Dalai Lama himself!
(0:23:47) Liam: Kevin shall have to meet Bathsheba later today.
(0:24:06) Marisha: I think Nefertiti shall place very well.
(0:24:17) Erika: Nyan is a great Persian.
(0:24:25) Phil: Io is a tabby. [...] Erika: Like the cow?
(0:25:45) Taliesin: This is going to become a Cat Fancy sim so quickly.
(0:26:01) Taliesin: Brittany went, “CATS,” and I was like, “Oh no, what have I done.”
(0:26:28) Phil: The British Museum doesn’t pay quite that well.
(0:26:39) Phil: Io comes from mythology. [...] Erika: You better hope that there’s no flies about, then.
(0:31:36) Travis: *singing* To the left to the left, everything in the guard post to the left. (“Irreplaceable” by Beyonce)
(0:32:12) Ashly: These two jabronis failed.
(0:32:27) Taliesin: Because you all just Scooby-Doo'd into this.
(0:38:12) Marisha: I am the Ghost of Christmas Past! (A Christmas Carol)
(0:41:26) Taliesin: Since you’re looking for something Edison…
(0:45:17) Liam: New game, who dis.
(0:46:31) Travis: It seems to run on some form of electricity (Avengers)
(0:57:31) Liam: Show me what you got! (Rick and Morty)
(1:02:24) Taliesin: Exterminate, Annihilate, Destroy. (Rotersand)
(1:05:33) Taliesin: If I recall, it’s a review of the most recent Sailor Moon musical.
(1:08:00) Marisha: Franklin, Toda… Daniels, and Fann. Erika: This was created in 1776, and Mr. Benjamin Franklin was around about that time.
(1:08:44) Erika: Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego.
(1:16:05) Travis: O Crystal Palace, when I stood within thy walls… (Fragments from the Crystal Palace by E. Leathes)
(1:16:39) Travis: William Makepeace Thackeray.
(1:18:25) Taliesin: You ever attempt to pull the Excalibur sword from the stone at Disneyland?
(1:29:26) Taliesin: Can of Dapper Dan. NSFW (one word)
(1:34:12) Taliesin: Roman Glykon cult.
(1:35:03) Taliesin: It’s a Model A.
(1:39:29) Taliesin: Large shrine to Isis and Osiris at the front.
(1:44:05) Ashly and Travis: *act like Harlem Globetrotters*
(1:44:20) Liam: Doc Pockets! (Hot Pockets) Thanks to Julandran for this one!
(1:48:29) Liam: ...just Dudley Moore against the side of the doorframe…
(1:54:45) Marisha: Some weeping angel s***.
(1:55:18) Travis: Doc Pockets! (sung to the tune of the Hot Pockets jingle)
(2:00:22) Liam: Stop trying to make sanity rolls happen. They are NOT going to happen. (Mean Girls)
(2:00:34) Taliesin: Some of us are so sharp, we could cut ourselves. (Thief of Time by Terry Prachett)
(2:00:50) Phil: Tickle Me Cthulhu. (Tickle Me Elmo)
(2:03:43) Liam: Boff Alfred!
(2:04:00) Taliesin: Last time, on Gentleman Jack.
(2:06:31) Travis: *singing* Ah, push it! Push it real good! (“Push It” by Salt-N-Pepa)
(2:40:38) Travis: Would you say Human Centipede? NSFW
(2:47:19) Liam: Pow! Pow pow pow pow. (“Pow Pow” by LCD Soundsystem)
(2:48:20) Liam: Too hot to handle. Too cold to hold. (“On Our Own” by Bobby Brown)
(2:54:22) Taliesin: It’s like the end of Clue.
(2:57:46) Taliesin: On loan to the estate of Sir Joseph Paxton.
(2:58:43) Phil: Biff Tannen is president. We’ve got to get back. Back to the Future.
(2:59:23) Marisha: *singing* This girl is on fire! (Alicia Keys)
(3:04:22) Phil: Through a glass, darkly.
(3:07:43) Taliesin: Nobody knows the value of a good red shirt any more.
(3:12:01) Phil: *gestures* These aren’t the crates you’re looking for. (Star Wars: A New Hope)
(3:18:34) Erika: I’ve always found Cats to be very uncanny.
(3:25:40) Liam: It puts the planchet over the casket or else it gets the hose. (Silence of the Lambs)
(3:27:33) Travis and Ashly: *vocalize Beethoven Symphony 5, Mvmt. 1 opening theme*
(3:34:52) Taliesin: Two, three little bad children. (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)
(3:35:48) Taliesin: ...in this weird, Alice in Wonderland twisted version of the Crystal Palace.
(4:03:19) Taliesin: It was very Cabin in the Woods.
(4:03:50) Taliesin: Thanks to Jenny Newman for the costumes.
(4:04:30) Marisha: The final lantern is snuffed. (Sagas of Sundry)
(0:03:36) Marisha: Rule of threes. Phil: *holds up die* Roll of threes.
(0:24:36) Travis: [My cat] is Achoo. I found it right outside.
(0:45:42) Liam: We’re not alone. Erika: Well, there’s quite a few of us here.
(0:54:24) Ashly: Any sort of skullduggery I’d want to do here? [...] Liam: What’re you doing to that skull?
(1:04:03) Taliesin: That’s a Tesla. For real.
(1:22:37) Erika: No present like the time capsule!
(1:37:28) Marisha: Maybe he’s part of the New Age group [...] Phil: It’s an Old Age group.
(1:54:36) Taliesin: Perhaps they’re rome-ing the building.
(2:00:34) Taliesin: Some of us are so sharp, we could cut ourselves.
(2:19:50) Septimus: I am good at reading the room, and the room is turning. Ida: You’re not good at reading *points to face* the room.
(3:37:00) Liam: I do love a good poker.
(0:42:07) Ida’s electrical power machine
(1:16:00) Time capsule with poem
(1:22:55) Red gem with pentagram
(1:31:04) Fragment of writing
(1:31:28) Black mirror
(1:41:32) Workers’ tool kit
(2:00:57) Red gem with tentacle pattern
(2:58:36) Automaton writings
(3:15:40) Casket with cat ashes
(2:08:29) Badger -2; Compulsion: need to check reflection
(2:23:17) Alexandra -3; slight disadvantage w/ dex because you think something’s breathing on your neck
(2:24:04) Mason -3; Compulsion: whenever you start talking about shadow creatures, won’t stop until someone calms you down
(3:15:27) Septimus -5, Runs
(3:38:35) Mason, -3, The mirror people are here to help you. You just need to break the glass.
(2:43:57) Hana, -5
(3:29:15) Ida, -3
(3:38:02) Mason, -7