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Fan Turns Metal Gear Solid V Into Tribute To The A-Team

by Javy Gwaltney on Feb 13, 2016 at 04:12 AM

YouTube user Nick Hawryluk has just made countless Metal Gear Solid fans yearn for a television show that never existed: The D-Dogs. Hawryluk goes as far as to create an amusing little story about how he "found" the footage on a VHS tape in his attic for the the video's description:

Found this VHS in dad's attic, sorry the transfer looks so blurry. Used to watch as a kid. Anyone else remember this show? 

The D-Dogs is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1984 to 1985, about a fictitious former private army who, after being almost completely wiped out by rival company XOF, return nine years later to work again as soldiers of fortune. After two successful seasons, the show was abruptly cancelled due to showrunner Hideo Kojima's removal from the project.[1] A long-rumored third season was finally confirmed by project staff years later, and can be glimpsed on Youtube in rough form, where much of the story would have been wrapped up.[2] A video game based on the series was released by Konami in September 2015. 

The opening is pretty impressive work, poking fun and paying tribute to both Metal Gear Solid V and The A-Team:


For reference, here's the opening to The A-Team if you want to compare:


The only thing that's missing is a "Guest Starring - The SKULLS Parasite Unit" credit, but that might have been too easy a target.

[Source: YouTube]