Homestar Runner is a webseries animated in flash by brothers Matt and Mike Chapman, collectively referred to as The Brothers Chaps. Homestar Runner began as a little parody children's book made by Mike Chapman and Craig Zobel in the year 1996, predating the website by 4 years.

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I have very fond memories of my dad showing me the dragon sbemail as a kid, a running joke within my family even being that my sibling was originally going to be named Trogdor.