Contact Us

Jimmy Kimmel Spoofs ‘The Hunger Games’ With ‘The Hungry Hungry Hippos Games’

Hungry hungry hippos game
ABC

The Hunger Games‘ looks like it’s on its way to set box office records, as thousands lined up late last night to watch the premiere of the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ young adult novel.

But many, like Jimmy Kimmel, have noticed the title’s resemblance to a popular board game from the ’80s. Watch below to find out which one. 

http://youtu.be/y7oeV9V_pOc?hd=1

It’s ‘Hungry, Hungry Hippos,’ the classic Milton Bradley table top game where you play as ravenous semi-aquatic mammals. It was bad enough the teen tributes in Panem had to fight to death, but when giant plastic hippos with a taste for human flesh are added to the mix it becomes a real horror show. Don’t remember Hungry, Hungry Hippos? This old commercial may jolt your brain.

Jimmy also poked fun at the movie’s grime tone in his monologue. “Just once I’d like to see a movie about the future where everybody just hangs out at Applebees and has a good time and flies home in jetpacks,” Kimmel quipped.

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://thefw.com using your Facebook account.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on TheFW quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on TheFW quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!