The Starters: Pierre the Pelican’s post surgery look

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| February 14th, 2014 | 529 Views

On yesterday’s episode of The Starters, the crew discussed the Pelican’s mascot going under the knife and coming back as a less scary looking Pierre just in time for All-Star weekend.

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I agree that the new Pelican wont give as many children nightmares but I actually preferred the Pelican that looked like it could be in a Purge Sequel.

But as a long time Charlotte Hornet fan, my heat still belongs to Hugo the Hornet!

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Speaking of making things more kid friendly. I’ll slip in a short vent about the new Robocop “remake/reboot/rewhatever” that basically is the type of action film that the original satire would mock.  They took a film that was originally given an X rating (no NC-17 back then) and remade it into a PG-13 movie without the excessive use of blood squibs and humor that made the original pre Showgirls Paul Verhoeven film a classic.

Back to Pierre.  I’m sure most people will prefer his new look now and considering what happened to Lil Kim after she went under the knife, I guess I can’t complain.

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