J.J. & Jeff
, known in Japan
as , is a side scrolling platform game
for the TurboGrafx-16
. The Japanese version is loosely based on the then-popular comedy television show Fun TV with Kato-chan and Ken-chan
which Vin Di Bona Productions
used as its inspiration for the popular television show America's Funniest Home Videos
. The game is best remembered for its off-beat characters and enemies, and toilet humor
, including flatulence
in the Japanese release. The game is often criticized for being too censored or sanitized when translated for America with most reviewers feeling that the Japanese version was superior in humor and gameplay. On May 28, 2007, it was released on the Wii
's Virtual Console
in North America
, and in Europe
on June 15.
J.J. & Jeff
are bungling detectives in the same vein as Inspector Clouseau
. They are out to solve a kidnapping case. In the Japanese version, Kato-chan & Ken-chan
, it is based mostly on the "Detective Story" segments of the show.
At the start, the player chooses either J.J. or Jeff to play. The unchosen character will appear at various moments in the game standing by lampposts and hiding in bushes, but remains unplayable.
There are three ways to attack enemies in J.J. and Jeff. One is to jump on top of them in an attack echoing Super Mario Bros. The second way is to spray enemies with a can of spray paint
. The third is to kick enemies.
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