The assassination of Yogi by the coward Booboo
The 2007 ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD ranks high on my list of favorite films, which is why I’m so enthralled by the recent YouTube video, “Booboo Kills Yogi,” an alternate ending to Warner Bros.’ embarrassingly bad “Yogi Bear” release. In this version, Booboo decides to cash in on the $5,000 reward offered by Jellystone National Park for killing Yogi Bear. After the two exchange a tearful but knowing look, Yogi goes to adjust his reward poster and is shot in the back by Booboo a la Robert Ford and Jesse James. It’s clever and oddly hilarious, everything the actual movie isn’t.