We open our countdown with an unexpected moment.
Throughout Super Mario Brother 2, you've digging up turnips, carrots, and parsnips. With the exception of the odd potion bottle, these are things you might expect to be planted within the soil. You fling these tubers at enemies to knock them out. Everything is working as God intended it.
|Pictured: Something you might expect to find sprouting from the soil.|
* of course, if there was a game to flaunt this disrespect for rightward motion, it would certainly be SMB2
Do a bit of gardening, of course...
|Pictured: Something you would not expect to find sprouting from the soil|
This does happen a second time, later in the game (the second to last level, actually), but it doesn't have quite the same sense of "well, huh" as it does that first time.