Nostalgia Critic Real Thoughts on – Twister

With the passing of Bill Paxton, Doug & Rob take a look at one of his few starring roles in Twister.

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9 Comments on "Nostalgia Critic Real Thoughts on – Twister"


21:40 – Rob has a kind of “FAAAAMLY PITCHA!” tone to his voice right there. Sorry, but that’s exactly what it made me think of: “A FAAAAAAMLY PITCHA!”


You really do have sweaty pits, Doug. I was thinking of Bill Pullman too! You ready my mind! I guess its because you reference “Spaceballs” all the time. I didn’t know much about Bill Paxton. I must have missed you referencing him on your Facebook pages.

Matt E.

Do real thoughts on Christmas tree


I’ve never seen Twister. In fact, I’ve only seen Bill Paxton in the Spy Kids franchise, Edge of Tomorrow, and Agents of SHIELD. Also, it’s okay, Doug. I didn’t realize that Bill Paxton wasn’t in Independence Day either.


Ah, I didn’t know storm chasers actually spelled out Bill’s initials via GPS. I know many, many storm chasers–probably the same ones who spelled out Bill’s–worked together in a similar fashion to honor Tim Samaras, his son Paul, and research partner Carl Young, when they perished tragically in the 2013 El Reno tornado.

Really enjoyed the commentary, guys! Twister was always that one movie that was very influential on me because I wanted to actually become a meteorologist when I was little. I eventually earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in meteorology. If it makes you feel any better, there are many of my fellow meteorologists out there that love to hate this movie. Not just because it is a bad movie, but because it tries to act like it knows what it’s talking. That is, it uses all of these meteorological jargon terms IN THE WRONG CONTEXT. Examples of this in… Read more »

“I’m not saying it’s objectively good, I’m saying it’s subjectively great.”
Straight to my big quotes book.

Jacki Artis

Doug, how come in Sonic Fan Film, Sonic saved your life and you didn’t say anything? You act like, you were scared of Sonic, even though, Sonic saved your life.


I love Twister but it is very silly. 😀