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VIDEO: 'Yogi Bear' Alternate Ending Spoof: Boo-Boo Kills Yogi

While many parodies go for the broad and silly, this Yogi Bear parody goes deep by grabbing its inspiration from The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford, a movie that was not exactly a big hit.

Then marrying that with great animation that manages to give Yogi and Boo-Boo an unexpected level of soulfulness, adds to the impact.

UPDATE: The New York Times names the guy behind the video: 25-year old Edmund Earle, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.

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