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25th Sep '14 1:32:31 AM CaptEquinox
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* Some fans of classic film actor Bill Holden claim that this was one of his greatest pictures (he was nominated for an Academy Award). They cite "Tell Mr. Hackett to go '''FUCK''' himself!!" and his speech to Diana as CMOA.
9th Dec '13 9:30:22 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* Ned Beatty, as chairman of the company that owns the network Howard Beale works for, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqEcLlp_Big delivering his "You have meddled with the primal forces of nature" speech]] that would reduce even Daniel Plainview to a quivering, defeated husk of a man.

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* Ned Beatty, as chairman of the company that owns the network Howard Beale works for, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqEcLlp_Big com/watch?v=zI5hrcwU7Dk delivering his "You have meddled with the primal forces of nature" speech]] that would reduce even Daniel Plainview to a quivering, defeated husk of a man.
25th Jul '11 9:28:03 PM Gendoikari1
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* Ned Beatty, as chairman of the company that owns the network Howard Beale works for, [[http://youtube.com/watch?v=_AI8mC8XucY delivering his "You have meddled with the primal forces of nature" speech]] that would reduce even Daniel Plainview to a quivering, defeated husk of a man.

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* Ned Beatty, as chairman of the company that owns the network Howard Beale works for, [[http://youtube.com/watch?v=_AI8mC8XucY [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqEcLlp_Big delivering his "You have meddled with the primal forces of nature" speech]] that would reduce even Daniel Plainview to a quivering, defeated husk of a man.
13th Feb '11 5:36:53 PM WarioBarker
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* "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!"
* "Television is not the truth! Television is a God-damned amusement park! Television is a circus, a carnival, a traveling troupe of acrobats, storytellers, dancers, singers, jugglers, side-show freaks, lion tamers, and football players. We're in the boredom-killing business! [...] This is mass madness, you maniacs! In God's name, you people are the real thing! *WE* are the illusion! So turn off your television sets. Turn them off now. Turn them off right now. Turn them off and leave them off! Turn them off right in the middle of the sentence I'm speaking to you now! TURN THEM OFF!" (he collapses)
* And, while we're at it, Ned Beatty, as chairman of the company that owns the network Howard Beale works for, [[http://youtube.com/watch?v=_AI8mC8XucY delivering his "You have meddled with the primal forces of nature" speech.]] (This troper thinks Beatty's character would reduce even Daniel Plainview to a quivering, defeated husk of a man.)

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"I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!"
* * "Television is not the truth! Television is a God-damned goddamned amusement park! Television is a circus, a carnival, a traveling troupe of acrobats, storytellers, dancers, singers, jugglers, side-show freaks, lion tamers, and football players. We're in the boredom-killing business! [...] This is mass madness, you maniacs! In God's name, you people are the real thing! *WE* '''We''' are the illusion! So turn off your television sets. Turn them off now. Turn them off right now. Turn them off and leave them off! Turn them off right in the middle of the sentence I'm speaking to you now! TURN THEM OFF!" (he collapses)
* And, while we're at it,
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Ned Beatty, as chairman of the company that owns the network Howard Beale works for, [[http://youtube.com/watch?v=_AI8mC8XucY delivering his "You have meddled with the primal forces of nature" speech.]] (This troper thinks Beatty's character speech]] that would reduce even Daniel Plainview to a quivering, defeated husk of a man.)man.
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10th Dec '10 2:21:43 PM Aquila89
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** And, while we're at it, Ned Beatty, as chairman of the company that owns the network Howard Beale works for, [[http://youtube.com/watch?v=_AI8mC8XucY delivering his "You have meddled with the primal forces of nature" speech.]] (This troper thinks Beatty's character would reduce even Daniel Plainview to a quivering, defeated husk of a man.)

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** * "Television is not the truth! Television is a God-damned amusement park! Television is a circus, a carnival, a traveling troupe of acrobats, storytellers, dancers, singers, jugglers, side-show freaks, lion tamers, and football players. We're in the boredom-killing business! [...] This is mass madness, you maniacs! In God's name, you people are the real thing! *WE* are the illusion! So turn off your television sets. Turn them off now. Turn them off right now. Turn them off and leave them off! Turn them off right in the middle of the sentence I'm speaking to you now! TURN THEM OFF!" (he collapses)
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And, while we're at it, Ned Beatty, as chairman of the company that owns the network Howard Beale works for, [[http://youtube.com/watch?v=_AI8mC8XucY delivering his "You have meddled with the primal forces of nature" speech.]] (This troper thinks Beatty's character would reduce even Daniel Plainview to a quivering, defeated husk of a man.)
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