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iammattie

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This thread is to serve as a revival of DIrishB's previous Askewniverse thread. With all due respect to DIB, there are a few things that I disagree with in regards to his timeline placing, and this thread will reflect my interpretations and/or interpretations that seem to be the consensus. This thread is also intended to be more thorough, and uniform with the other timeline threads on this board. As such, I'll be adding in Chapter titles and such where I can. Until I can go through everything with a fine-tooth comb, this is just a start. Dates from DIB's thread will serve as stand in dates until dtermined whether or not there's any reason to change them.

VIEW ASKEWNIVERSE

1970s
????
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 1: Opening Credits: “A Long Time Ago…” (00:28-1:48)

1994
April 15-16
Oni Double Feature #1 - "Walt Flanagan's Dog"

Friday - April 16th
Mallrats
Chapter 1: Main Titles
Mallrats Chapter 2: Julie Can’t Make It
Mallrats Chapter 3: Brandi’s Father
Mallrats Chapter 4: Breakfast Time
Mallrats Chapter 5: Willam
Mallrats Chapter 6: Hatchet Man
Mallrats Chapter 7: The Master Plan
Mallrats Chapter 8: Comic Book Store
Mallrats Chapter 9: Fashionable Male
Mallrats Chapter 10: Gwen
Mallrats Chapter 11: Mr. Svenning
Mallrats Chapter 12: At The Flea Market
Mallrats Chapter 13: Ivannah
Mallrats Chapter 14: Brodie & Stan Lee
Mallrats Chapter 15: Stage Business
Mallrats Chapter 16: Set Up
Mallrats Chapter 17: Happy Endings
Mallrats Chapter 18: End Titles

Saturday - April 17th
Clerks
Chapter 1: Dante/Opening Credits (00:00-
Clerks Chapter 2: Vilification
Clerks Chapter 3: Jay And Silent Bob
Clerks Chapter 4: Randal
Clerks Chapter 5: Syntax
Clerks Chapter 6: Vagary
Clerks Chapter 7: Purgation
Clerks Chapter 8: Malaise
Clerks Chapter 9: Harbinger (46:57-53:14)
Clerks - The Lost Scene / Clerks - The Lost Scene
Clerks Chapter 9: Harbinger (53:15-53:37)
Clerks Chapter 10: Perspicacity
Clerks Chapter 11: Paradigm
Clerks Chapter 12: Whimsy
Clerks Chapter 13: Quandary
Clerks Chapter 14: Lamentation
Clerks Chapter 15: Juxtaposition
Clerks Chapter 16: Catharsis
Clerks Chapter 17: Denouement

1995
????

Scream
Chapter 1: Program Start
Scream Chapter 2: Opening Credits/Wrong Number
Scream Chapter 3: It's Only Billy
Scream Chapter 4: Sidney's Turn
Scream Chapter 5: Questions
Scream Chapter 6: Story With A Punch
Scream Chapter 7: A Call For Sidney
Scream Chapter 8: Confrontation
Scream Chapter 9: Someone's Knocking
Scream Chapter 10: Beer Bust
Scream Chapter 11: The Rules
Scream Chapter 12: Not The One
Scream Chapter 13: No Help Here
Scream Chapter 14: Final Setup
Scream Chapter 15: Thwarted Plan
Scream Chapter 16: Face-Off

1996
Out of Continuity

Oni Double Feature #12 - "Bluntman and Chronic in the Derris Affair"
Bluntman and Chronic #1-3


February
Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Video Stash

Spring
Chasing Amy
Chapter 1: Opening Titles
Chasing Amy Chapter 2: To A Really Big Fan
Chasing Amy Chapter 3: Hooper X
Chasing Amy Chapter 4: Pile Of PMS - Alyssa Jones
Chasing Amy Chapter 5: Shared Moment
Chasing Amy Chapter 6: Redbank, NJ - Bankholdup Studios, 2nd Floor
Chasing Amy Chapter 7: Meow Mix
Chasing Amy Chapter 8: Another Shared Moment
Chasing Amy Chapter 9: War Stories
Chasing Amy Chapter 10: Something More Personal
Chasing Amy Chapter 11: “You Are Such My Bitch”
Chasing Amy Chapter 12: Game of Skill
Chasing Amy Chapter 13: Path of Least Resistance
Chasing Amy Chapter 14: Capture The Moment
Chasing Amy Chapter 15: “Everyone Has An Agenda”
Chasing Amy Chapter 16: The Pronoun Game
Chasing Amy Chapter 17: The One Least Likely
Chasing Amy Chapter 18: “Finger Cuffs”
Chasing Amy Chapter 19: Lesbian Chic
Chasing Amy Chapter 20: Cross Examination
Chasing Amy Chapter 21: The Queen of Suburban Legend
Jay and Silent Bob #1 - "Chasing Dogma" pg. 1-23
Chasing Amy Chapter 22: Bluntman and Chronic
Jay and Silent Bob #1 - "Chasing Dogma" pg. 24-25
Chasing Amy Chapter 23: An Indecent Proposal

1996-1998
Jay and Silent Bob #2-4 - "Chasing Dogma"

1997
Spring

Chasing Amy
Chapter 24: A Very Personal Story

April
Scream 2 Chapter 1: Program Start
Scream 2 Chapter 2: Scary Movie
Scream 2 Chapter 3: Opening Credit
Scream 2 Chapter 4: Class Discussion
Scream 2 Chapter 5: Any Comments?
Scream 2 Chapter 6: Cici Check's Out
Scream 2 Chapter 7: Sid's in Trouble
Scream 2 Chapter 8: "I Think I Love You"
Scream 2 Chapter 9: Sequel Rules
Scream 2 Chapter 10: A Few Drawbacks
Scream 2 Chapter 11: Dress Rehearsal
Scream 2 Chapter 12: Killer Calls
Scream 2 Chapter 13: Innocent Man
Scream 2 Chapter 14: Disaster For Dewey
Scream 2 Chapter 15: Saying Good-Bye
Scream 2 Chapter 16: Greek "Torture"
Scream 2 Chapter 17: We'll Have To Kill You
Scream 2 Chapter 18: Running Into Cotton
Scream 2 Chapter 19: Mickey's Madness
Scream 2 Chapter 20: A Surprising Partner

1998
March

Clerks - The Comic Book

April 15th
Dogma Chapter 1: Start
Dogma Chapter 2: Loki & Bartleby
Dogma Chapter 3: The Loophole
Dogma Chapter 4: Bethany
Dogma Chapter 5: Azrael
Dogma Chapter 6: Metatron
Dogma Chapter 7: The Fine Print
Dogma Chapter 8: Jay & Silent Bob
Dogma Chapter 9: John Hughes Fans
Dogma Chapter 10: Adulterer Repent!
Dogma Chapter 11: Rufus
Dogma Chapter 12: 13th Apostle
Dogma Chapter 13: Serendipity
Dogma Chapter 14: Golden Calf Massacre
Dogma Chapter 15: A Muse
Dogma Chapter 16: Golgothan Demon
Dogma Chapter 17: A Warning
Dogma Chapter 18: Bethany & Barry
Dogma Chapter 19: Train Fight
Dogma Chapter 20: Epiphany
Dogma Chapter 21: Jesus' Grandniece
Dogma Chapter 22: Foul Play Afoot
Dogma Chapter 23: Holy Bartender
Dogma Chapter 24: Azrael's Grudge
Dogma Chapter 25: "Take A Shot"
Dogma Chapter 26: "He Just Lost It"
Dogma Chapter 27: God Revealed
Dogma Chapter 28: Miracles

December 16-25
Clerks - Holiday Special

1999
November

Clerks - "On the Perils of Cinema"

2000
January 31 - July 23, 2000

Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 1: "Leonardo Leonardo Returns and Dante Has an Important Decision to Make"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 2: "The Clipshow Wherein Dante and Randal are Locked in the Freezer and Remember Some of the Great Moments in Their Lives"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 3: "Leonardo Is Caught in the Grip of an Outbreak of Randal's Imagination and Patrick Swayze Either Does or Doesn't Work in the New Pet Store"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 4: "A Dissertation on the American Justice System by People Who Have Never Been Inside a Courtroom, Let Alone Know Anything About the Law, but Have Seen Way Too Many Legal Thrillers"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 5: "Dante and Randal and Jay and Silent Bob and a Bunch of New Characters and Lando, Take Part in a Whole Bunch of Movie Parodies Including But Not Exclusive to, The Bad News Bears, The Last Starfighter, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Plus a High School Reunion"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 6: "The Last Episode Ever"

Summer
Scream 3
Chapter 1: 100% Cotton
Scream 3 Chapter 2: Where Are They Now?
Scream 3 Chapter 3: "It's Happening Again"
Scream 3 Chapter 4: On The Set
Scream 3 Chapter 5: Mother! Oh God, Mother!
Scream 3 Chapter 6: Unhappy Actress
Scream 3 Chapter 7: Two Different People
Scream 3 Chapter 8: Who Dies Next?
Scream 3 Chapter 9: The Mystery Behind Maureen
Scream 3 Chapter 10: "Someone Wants To Kill My Movie"
Scream 3 Chapter 11: Major Crisis
Scream 3 Chapter 12: "And the Killer Gives Mercy To..."
Scream 3 Chapter 13: Key Element
Scream 3 Chapter 14: Rules Of A Trilogy
Scream 3 Chapter 15: Uncovering The Mystery
Scream 3 Chapter 16: They're Only Souvenirs
Scream 3 Chapter 17: Return To Woodsboro
Scream 3 Chapter 18: The Horror Producer
Scream 3 Chapter 19: And The Trilogy Continues
Scream 3 Chapter 20: It's Party Time
Scream 3 Chapter 21: Stab 3 Back In Production
Scream 3 Chapter 22: Out, Cold!
Scream 3 Chapter 23: Surprise, Sidney
Scream 3 Chapter 24: Welcome To The Final Act
Scream 3 Chapter 25: Hero vs. Villain
Scream 3 Chapter 26: Gottcha!
Scream 3 Chapter 27: Let's Try It Again
Scream 3 Chapter 28: New Beginning

2001
Tuesday, March 18th

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Chapter 1: Opening Credits: “A Long Time Ago…” (1:46-4:36)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 2: “Where’s Our Mother #*$^[email protected]% Movie Check?” (4:37-11:56)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 3: Living By The Book (11:57-15:19)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 4: Doobie Dreams And Distractions (15:20-16:57)

Wednesday, March 19th
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Chapter 4: Doobie Dreams And Distractions (16:58-21:58)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 5: “What Is Your Damage, Little Boy?” (21:59-26:53)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 6: Two Patsies (26:54-30:37)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 7: Stealing The Monkey (30:38-40:08)

Thursday, March 20th
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Chapter 8: “The Two Most Dangerous Men On The Planet” (40:09-46:20)

Friday, March 21st
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Chapter 9: “Surrender the Orangutan” (46:21-54:04)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 10: Finding Miramax And The Monkey (54:05-57:56)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 11: “Ooh What A Lovely Tea Party” (57:57-1:00:16)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 12: “It’s Hunting Season” (1:00:17-1:03:56)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 13: “That’s One Funky Monkey” (1:03:57-1:09:44)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 14: “A Gay Hood Ornament And The Color Purple” (1:09:45-1:15:11)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 15: “Crazy Crackers With Guns” (1:15:12-1:23:27)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 16: Kick Some Ass (1:23:28-1:24:31)

????
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Chapter 16: Kick Some Ass (1:24:32-1:25:52)

2002
February

Clerks - The Flying Car

????
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Chapter 17: “One 90-Minute-Long Gay Joke” (1:25:53-1:27:38)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Chapter 18: End Credits (1:27:39-1:44:18)

2003
????

Clerks - Sell Out Test Footage

2006
February

Clerks - "Where's the Beef?!?"

October
Clerks II
Chapter 1: Dante’s Inferno
Clerks II Chapter 2: The Sound and Fury
Clerks II Chapter 3: Emma
Clerks II Chapter 4: The Idiot
Clerks II Chapter 5: The Kama Sutra
Clerks II Chapter 6: The Hobbit
Clerks II Chapter 7: Sense and Sensibility
Clerks II Chapter 8: Notes From The Underground
Clerks II Chapter 9: Paradise Lost
Clerks II Chapter 10: Death of a Salesman
Clerks II Chapter 11: The Odyssey
Clerks II Chapter 12: Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Clerks II Chapter 13: Romeo And Juliet
Clerks II Chapter 14: The Comedy Of Errors
Clerks II Chapter 15: Animal Farm
Clerks II Chapter 16: Crime And Punishment
Clerks II Chapter 17: A Room Of One’s Own

2008
November

Zack and Miri Make A Porno
Chapter 1: Morning in Monroeville
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 2: Black Friday
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 3: Granny Panties
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 4: What Happened To The Water
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 5: Monroeville High’s Class of 1998 10-Year Reunion
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 6: Bobby Long And Brandon Saint Randy
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 7: “We Can Make A Porno!”
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 8: The Proposal
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 9: Securing The Producer
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 10: Finding The Cast
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 11: Pre-Production Meeting
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 12: Star Whores
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 13: Going Down
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 14: Swallow My Cockucinno
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 15: The Morning After
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 16: Zack And Miri Make A Porno
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 17: Wrap Party
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 18: The Test
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 19: Front Street

2009
February

Zack and Miri Make A Porno
Chapter 20: Three Months Later
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 21: Every Movie Needs An Ending
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 22: Happy Ending
Zack and Miri Make A Porno Chapter 23: Zack And Miri Make YOUR Porno

2010
????

Scream 4

2014
January

Tusk


2016
????

Yoga Hosers

2019

????
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot


Media Guide:
Bold - Feature Film
Italics - Comic Book
Underlined - Animated Series / Film / Short
Regular - Feature Shorts
 
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iammattie

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Viewing/Reading Order:
Oni Double Feature #1 - "Walt Flanagan's Dog"
Mallrats
Clerks

Clerks - The Lost Scene / Clerks - The Lost Scene
Scream
Out of Continuity -
Oni Double Feature #12 - "Bluntman and Chronic in the Derris Affair"
Out of Continuity - Bluntman and Chronic #1-3

Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Video Stash
Chasing Amy
Jay and Silent Bob #1-4 - "Chasing Dogma"
Scream 2
Clerks - The Comic Book
Dogma
Clerks - Holiday Special
Clerks - "On the Perils of Cinema"

Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 1: "Leonardo Leonardo Returns and Dante Has an Important Decision to Make"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 2: "The Clipshow Wherein Dante and Randal are Locked in the Freezer and Remember Some of the Great Moments in Their Lives"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 3: "Leonardo Is Caught in the Grip of an Outbreak of Randal's Imagination and Patrick Swayze Either Does or Doesn't Work in the New Pet Store"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 4: "A Dissertation on the American Justice System by People Who Have Never Been Inside a Courtroom, Let Alone Know Anything About the Law, but Have Seen Way Too Many Legal Thrillers"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 5: "Dante and Randal and Jay and Silent Bob and a Bunch of New Characters and Lando, Take Part in a Whole Bunch of Movie Parodies Including But Not Exclusive to, The Bad News Bears, The Last Starfighter, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Plus a High School Reunion"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 6: "The Last Episode Ever"
Scream 3
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Clerks - Sell Out Test Footage
Clerks - The Flying Car
Clerks - "Where's the Beef?!?"
Clerks II
Zack and Miri Make A Porno
Scream 4
Tusk
Yoga Hosers
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot
 
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iammattie

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This post is reserved for Timeline Placement Reasoning:

View Askew Jay and Silent Bob Movies
Mallrats

According to the View Askew legend, packaged with DVD copies of Chasing Amy, Mallrats occurs the day after Julie Dwyer dies, and the day before Clerks. Clerks: The Lost scene suggests Julie's death is April 15th, 1994 which makes this movie April 16th. (NOTE: According to the legend, Mallrats occurs on Friday. In the real world, the 16th was Saturday.)

Clerks
According to the View Askew legend, packaged with DVD copies of Chasing Amy, Clerks occurs two days after Julie Dwyer dies, and the day after Mallrats. Clerks: The Lost scene suggests Julie's death is April 15th, 1994 which makes this movie April 17th. (NOTE: According to the legend, Clerks occurs on Saturday. In the real world, the 17th was Sunday.)

Chasing Amy
According to the View Askew legend, Chasing Amy takes place 2 years after Clerks. The opening sequence of this film also includes a ton of promo for Banky, Holden and their "Bluntman and Chronic" comic. Some of these can still be viewed on the View Askew website. Seeing as the most recent instances come from March/Spring 1996, that seems to be the setting. There may be something more concrete in the movie, but I'll need to revisit it.

Dogma
There's plenty of props in the film that suggest 1998. One newspaper is specifically dated April 15th. (See the 13:16 mark of this video). My DVD isn't working properly, so I'm unable to section off specific days any further at the moment. Depending on whether or not the Chasing Dogma comic suggests a shorter time frame between films either Chasing Amy or Dogma may be subject to move. Currently leaning towards it being Chasing Amy as the dates there are seemingly less concrete.

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
March 21st 2001 date can be seen on a clapboard for Good Will Hunting 2 (00:34). Other dates are gotten by working backward from there. We're told what day of the week the movie starts and ends on, and these days don't match the real world calendar dates. The March 20th entry might be a bit off. We're told it's the day after the March 21st entry, but while some characters are stating it's night time, when we get to the girl gang (who were watching the same news report) it's seemingly day time. For now, I'm just chalking this up to time zones.

Clerks II
Dante and Emma's wedding is 3 months away, in January of 2007 (19:51)

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot
Jay suggests that it's been 25 years since Clerks. There's probably other evidence to back this up. I'll add it when the home release is available.

Other Movies
Zack and Miri Make A Porno

Kevin Smith has confirmed that Justin Long reprised the role of Brandon Saint Randy in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. This movie is set around Thanksgiving/Black Friday, but since we know the days of the week are different in the Askewniverse, the exact date can't be tacked down from that alone. Zack and Miri attend their 10-year high school reunion as part of the class of '98, setting this film in 2008.

Tusk
Date is based on this prop from Yoga Hosers. I lent out my BluRay copy to a friend a while back, and it wasn't returned before I moved across the country, so this is the best I've got for the time being.

Yoga Hosers
Miss McKenzie returns in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. Current date is based on release date.

Scream Franchise
Scream

Scream 2 specifically states it's 2 years after the first one.

Scream 2
The movie marquee at the start of the film says it's April 12th 1997 (02:20)

Scream 3
Jay and Silent Bob appear in this movie. Some theorize that it's part of their Hollywood trip in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, but seeing as that film features the filming of the Askewniverse's "Scream 4" it seems unlikely. This does open the door to both "Scream" and "Stab" franchises existing in-universe, but there are real world instances of similar movie franchises, so I don't think it's much of a problem. The current date is based on the Scream Wiki, and not very conclusive.

Scream 4
The current date is based on the Scream Wiki, and not very conclusive.

Animated View Askew
Clerks - The Lost Scene
Same logic as Clerks/Mallrats
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 1: "Leonardo Leonardo Returns and Dante Has an Important Decision to Make"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 2: "The Clipshow Wherein Dante and Randal are Locked in the Freezer and Remember Some of the Great Moments in Their Lives"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 3: "Leonardo Is Caught in the Grip of an Outbreak of Randal's Imagination and Patrick Swayze Either Does or Doesn't Work in the New Pet Store"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 4: "A Dissertation on the American Justice System by People Who Have Never Been Inside a Courtroom, Let Alone Know Anything About the Law, but Have Seen Way Too Many Legal Thrillers"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 5: "Dante and Randal and Jay and Silent Bob and a Bunch of New Characters and Lando, Take Part in a Whole Bunch of Movie Parodies Including But Not Exclusive to, The Bad News Bears, The Last Starfighter, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Plus a High School Reunion"
Clerks - The Animated Series Episode 6: "The Last Episode Ever"
Clerks - Sell Out Test Footage
Out of Continuity - Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie!


View Askew Comics
Oni Double Feature #1 - "Walt Flanagan's Dog"

Clerks - The Lost Scene

Same logic as Clerks/Mallrats

Out of Continuity - Oni Double Feature #12 - "Bluntman and Chronic in the Derris Affair"
Out of Continuity - Bluntman and Chronic #1-3
Jay and Silent Bob #1-4 - "Chasing Dogma"
Clerks - The Comic Book
Clerks - Holiday Special
Clerks - "On the Perils of Cinema"
Clerks - "Where's the Beef?!?"


Other
Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Video Stash
Clerks - The Flying Car
Jay and Silent Bob MTV Shorts
Jay and Silent Bob Rename Your Favorite TV Show
I Love the '90s: Part Deux
Jay and Silent Bob Go Canadian, Eh?
Jay and Silent Bob VR
 
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So the Scream franchise, the True North Trilogy and Madness in the Method is in this universe. Might want to add Drawing Flies too. I've looked and I can't see anything dictating Zack and Miri Make A Porno as part of this universe, I only see it being called the second View Askew Production not connected.
 
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iammattie

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So the Scream franchise, the True North Trilogy and Madness in the Method is in this universe. Might want to add Drawing Files too. I've looked and I can't see anything dictating Zack and Miri Make A Porno as part of this universe, I only see it being called the second View Askew Production not connected.
Madness in the Method is a bit iffy. Looking at the trailer, it's about Jason Mewes being type cast as Jay, but I'm also seeing reporting that the characters of Jay and Silent Bob pop in as the characters. This could work seeing as most of the Askewniverse movies exist within their world as films, but I've yet to watch this one so I'm not so sure about it.

Zack and Miri got brought in via Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Justin Long reprises the role of Brandon Saint Randy, and while he wasn't named on screen, this was confirmed by Smith (2:50)

 

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Madness in the Method is a bit iffy. Looking at the trailer, it's about Jason Mewes being type cast as Jay, but I'm also seeing reporting that the characters of Jay and Silent Bob pop in as the characters. This could work seeing as most of the Askewniverse movies exist within their world as films, but I've yet to watch this one so I'm not so sure about it.

Zack and Miri got brought in via Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Justin Long reprises the role of Brandon Saint Randy, and while he wasn't named on screen, this was confirmed by Smith (2:50)

What about Drawing Flies?
Much of the cast of Mallrats featured in a simultaneous View Askew Productions film titled, Drawing Flies. A couple of actors portray the same characters, with Kevin Smith credited as Silent Bob. Smith also wore the same wardrobe within the two films.
 
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iammattie

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What about Drawing Files?
Much of the cast of Mallrats featured in a simultaneous View Askew Productions film titled, Drawing Flies. A couple of actors portray the same characters, with Kevin Smith credited as Silent Bob. Smith also wore the same wardrobe within the two films.
Sounds like it's possible. I havent ever seen it, but I think it's all clipped up on youtube so I'll try to give it a look
 

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Sounds like it's possible. I havent ever seen it, but I think it's all clipped up on youtube so I'll try to give it a look

Kevin Smith wears his "Silent Bob" outfit from Mallrats and is credited as "Silent Bob", although the character is referred to as John. He never utters a line.

So is he Bob playing John?
 

iammattie

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I just scanned through the youtube clips and cant find Smith's scene, I think they were all uploaded when youtube only allowed videos to be so long, so it looks as if it's not entirely the full movie. Everything I'm seeing though says he's referred to as John within the narrative, so for now I think it's safe enough to pass over it until a more concrete connection is established
 

iammattie

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My copy of Chasing Amy was missing the insert that's supposed to come with it, so I didn't know this existed until recently. Was able to get ahold of a copy from Goodwill, so here's a scan. Looks like Mallrats was officially retconned to be the day before Clerks (so Randall is just wrong about Julie having died the night before in that film). Also, the mention of it being Saturday in Mallrats apparently only shows up in the extended cut, so that works out. This also solidifies Chasing Amy being 2 years after Clerks/Mallrats, so that makes me feel better about the 94/96 dates (some folks put the first 2 in 95 for some reason.)

94 also works best with Dante's graduation. Since the legend marks early graduations (See: Tricia Jones), this means Dante was 17 or 18 when he graduated in '88, giving him a 1970 or 1971 birth year. He's 22 in the film, so 1970 doesn't work, but 1971 does if we assume that he hasn't passed his birthday yet. This means he graduates at 17 years old, which confirms he has a summer birthday and thus would be turning 23 after the events of Clerks (In April).
 

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iammattie

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Amazon description from the Drawing Flies bluray suggests Smith is in fact Silent Bob. It looks like it was released through Smodcast so that may be the official word.

 

iammattie

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For the sake of completion, should we add YouTube videos where Smith and Mewes reprise their roles?


There are probably more, but I just came across these two
 

iammattie

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Removed Madness in The Method from the "other movies" section. Watched it last night and any footage of Jay and Silent Bob was archive from the other films. Kevin Smith plays himself in the film and directly says he created the character of Jay due to inspiration from Jason Mewes so unlike how some of the films exist within the askewniverse that cant be the case here.
 

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