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Watch Homestar Runner and Strong Bad panic about the impending death of Flash

The citizens of Free Country USA need to learn HTML 5, stat

Of all the things that the now-hated Flash plugin brought to our internet experience over the years, it's not a stretch to say that the Homestar Runner internet toon is among the best. However, it's a cartoon that hasn't exactly got with the times; its creators have largely put it on the backburner over the last five years to work on other projects. As such, the site's cartoons (both new and old) are proudly dependent on Adobe's plugin, which is currently receiving death threats from a number of companies.

As such, the Homestar Runner gang has weighed in on the impending doom the beloved cartoon is facing — in typically ridiculous fashion. Homestar himself doesn't seem to appreciate the gravity of the situation, but Strong Bad knows the score: Flash ("what we breath!" ) is dying, and as such the peaceful greens of Free Country USA are in danger. Fortunately, Strong Bad has enough spare Flash junk to keep the cartoon running for six months while they all learn how to live in the HTML 5 world. Fortunately, Homestar Runner's creators have started uploading cartoons to YouTube, so you don't even need to visit the old-school flash site anymore.