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Encyclopedia > Far Far Away

Far Far Away is a fictional kingdom in the 2004 animated film Shrek 2 and its 2007 sequel, Shrek the Third. The kingdom is somewhat modelled after Hollywood, as seen in one scene of Shrek 2. The kingdom's name is based upon the traditional opening line for many children's stories - "Once upon a time, in a land far, far, away....." FicTioNaL is a Gaming Legend. ... In politics, a country (or in some cases, a group of countries) over which a king or queen reigns, is a kingdom, see: monarchy. ... Shrek 2, which was released in the United States on May 19, 2004, is the 2004 sequel to the 2001 computer-animated DreamWorks Pictures film Shrek. ... This article is about the film. ... ...

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Spoofs

Far Far Away contains many spoofs, based on well-known brands, establishments and names from the modern world, and altered fit to the movies' medieval/fairytale setting.

Spoof Name Spoof of
Far Far Away (the entire kingdom) Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Romeo Drive Rodeo Drive
Friar's Fat Boy Frisch's Big Boy
Farbucks Coffee Starbucks
Burger Prince Burger King
Baskin Robinhood Baskin-Robbins
Versarchery Versace
Saxon Fifth Avenue Saks Fifth Avenue
Old Knavery Old Navy
Tower of London Records Tower Records / London Records / Tower of London
Gap Queen Gap (clothing)
Banana Kingdom Banana Republic
Barneys Old York Barneys New York
Abercrombie & Witch Abercrombie & Fitch
Joust Ralph Lancer Polo Ralph Lauren
Pewtery Barn Pottery Barn
Armory Exchange Armani Exchange
Knights COPS (TV series)
Ye Olde Foot Locker Foot Locker
Wheel Of Torture Wheel of Fortune (US game show)

Hollywood redirects here. ... Rodeo Drive sign Rodeo Drive (pronounced Spanish: ro-DAY-oh) generally refers to a famous three-block long stretch of boutiques and shops in Beverly Hills, California, United States, although the street stretches further north and south. ... Frischs Big Boy is the last regional restaurant chain from the Big Boy franchise. ... Big Boy is a restaurant chain started in 1936 by Bob Wian in Glendale, California as Bobs Big Boy. ... For other meanings of the name Starbuck, see Starbuck. ... Burger King (NYSE: BKC), often abbreviated to BK, is a global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants. ... External links Baskin-Robbins official site. ... Gianni Versace S.p. ... Saks Fifth Avenue is a chain of upscale American department stores that is owned and operated by Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises (SFAE), a subsidiary of Saks Incorporated. ... Old Navy is a brand of clothing and chain of stores owned by Gap Inc. ... Tower Records is a retail music chain based in Sacramento, California, USA. It currently exists as an international franchise and an online music store. ... London Records is a record label headquartered in the United Kingdom, originally marketing records in the United States, Canada and Latin America from 1947 through the 1980s. ... For other uses, see Tower of London (disambiguation) Her Majestys Royal Palace and Fortress The Tower of London, more commonly known as the Tower of London (and historically simply as The Tower), is an historic monument in central London, England on the north bank of the River Thames. ... For other uses, see Gap. ... For other uses, see Banana republic (disambiguation). ... Barneys New York is a chain of upscale department stores. ... Abercrombie & Fitch (IPA: ) (NYSE: ANF), is an American company that sells apparel and related products under five lifestyle brands: namesake Abercrombie & Fitch stores, targeting college students; abercrombie stores aimed at kids 7-14; Hollister stores, targeting high school students; Ruehl No. ... This article is about the 1982 arcade game. ... Polo Ralph Lauren (NYSE: RL) is American fashion designer Ralph Laurens luxury lifestyle company. ... A Pottery Barn store (left) in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Pottery Barn is an American-based chain of home furnishing stores with stores in the United States and Canada. ... Created in 1991, Armani Exchange (often A|X) is often misperceived as a sub-brand of Giorgio Armani. ... Not to be confused with C.O.P.S. (TV series). ... Foot Locker, Inc. ... This article is about the current, syndicated nighttime edition of the U.S. game show, which began in 1983. ...

Trivia

  • The fairy godmother's workshop's design is similar to that of a brewery.
  • When Mongo (Gingy's large gingerbread man) destroys a Farbucks branch in Shrek 2, the people inside run across the street to another Farbucks. This is likely a joke on how easy it is to find multiple Starbucks locations in many large cities.
  • Cameron Diaz joked that Farbucks was named that because the prices were too far up. Duke 'n' Donuts were also considered for the film, but Dunkin' Donuts would not let DreamWorks do so

Bold text Shrek Super Slam (also known as Shrek SuperSlam) is a melee fighting game featuring characters from the Shrek series of films. ... The entrance of a brewery. ... A common male dog name used to indicate light fur (yellow to orange). ... For other meanings of the name Starbuck, see Starbuck. ... Dunkin Donuts is an international coffee and donut retailer founded in 1950 in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S. by William Rosenberg. ...

Far Far Away Idol

Similar to American Idol, the judges are Simon Cowell, Shrek (character), and Princess Fiona. AMERICAN IDOL HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO DEATH OF SIMON ... Simon Phillip Cowell (born 7 October 1959) is an English artist and repertoire (A&R) executive for Sony BMG in the United Kingdom and a television producer, more commonly known as a judge on television programmes such as Pop Idol, The X Factor, American Idol and Britains Got Talent. ... Shrek is a fictional character from the childrens book Shrek! and the Shrek films. ... Princess Fiona is the Princess in the films Shrek, Shrek 4-D, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, and the upcoming Shrek 4. ...


Songs

Contestants Song Original Artist Other
Donkey (Shrek) Disco Inferno (The Trammps album) The Trammps -
Pinocchio (Shrek) Mr. Roboto Styx (band) Note P:
Doris Girls Just Want To Have Fun (song) Cyndi Lauper Note P:
Big Bad Wolf Hungry Like the Wolf Duran Duran Note P:
Prince Charming (Shrek) I'm Too Sexy Right Said Fred Note P:
Three Blind Mice I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash Note P:
Gingerbread Man (Shrek) Sugar, Sugar The Archies Note P:
Captain Hook Hooked on a Feeling B. J. Thomas Note P:
Puss in Boots (Shrek) These Boots Are Made For Walking Nancy Sinatra -
Shrek (character) and Princess Fiona What I Like About You The Romantics -

Donkey is a fictional talking donkey from the Shrek series of films, voiced by Eddie Murphy. ... Disco Inferno is an album released by the disco and funk group The Trammps in 1976. ... The Trammps, based in Philadelphia, were one of the first disco bands. ... Shrek character. ... For other uses, see Mr. ... Styx (pronounced sticks) is an American rock band that was popular in the 1970s and 1980s, with such hits as Come Sail Away, Babe, Lady, Suite Madame Blue, Mr. ... Girls Just Want to Have Fun was the first major single released by singer Cyndi Lauper as a solo artist. ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Cyndi Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American Grammy Award- winning singer, MTV VMA-winning video and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... Hungry Like the Wolf was Duran Durans second Top 5 hit in the UK and was their breakout hit in the US. It was their fifth single, released off their 1982 album, Rio, and has become one of the bands signature songs. ... Duran Duran are an English pop group notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... Prince Charming is a character in the Shrek franchise of films, appearing in Shrek 2 and Shrek the Third. ... Im Too Sexy is the best-known song by the British trio Right Said Fred. ... Right Said Fred is the name of a British pop band, which was founded in 1989 by brothers Richard Fairbrass and Fred Fairbrass from East Grinstead. ... I Can See Clearly Now is a song written and recorded by Johnny Nash. ... John Lester Nash Jr. ... For other uses of the word, see Gingerbread Man (disambiguation). ... Sugar, Sugar was a 1969 number-one hit single, originally released on the album Everythings Archie, supposedly by fictional characters The Archies, actually the product of a group of studio musicians managed by Don Kirshner, after The Monkees rejected it. ... The Archies, ca. ... Hooked on a Feeling is a 1969 pop song written by Mark James originally preformed by B. J. Thomas. ... B. J. Thomas (born Billy Joe Thomas, 7 August 1942, Hugo, Oklahoma) is a country and pop music/gospel/soft rock/easy listening singer. ... Puss in Boots is a character from the Shrek film series, voiced in English and Spanish by Antonio Banderas. ... These Boots Are Made For Walkin is a song by singer Nancy Sinatra and musician Lee Hazlewood, who also composed it. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Shrek is a fictional character from the childrens book Shrek! and the Shrek films. ... Princess Fiona is the Princess in the films Shrek, Shrek 4-D, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, and the upcoming Shrek 4. ... What I Like About You is a television show that is based in New York City and follows the lives of two sisters, Valerie Tyler (Jennie Garth) and Holly Tyler (Amanda Bynes). ... The cover photo of the Romantics self-titled 1980 debut album, featuring the band in its notorious red leather suits. ...

Singers

Spoof Spoof Of
Sir Justin Justin Timberlake

Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981[1]), sometimes known as JT, is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. ...

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