History Film / AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy

18th Aug '17 11:31:41 PM NWolfman
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''Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy'' is a [[Memes/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy very memetic]] 2004 Creator/DreamWorks comedy produced by Creator/JuddApatow, directed by Adam [=McKay=], and starring Creator/WillFerrell (who also wrote the screenplay with [=McKay=]).

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''Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy'' is a [[Memes/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy very memetic]] 2004 Creator/DreamWorks comedy produced by Creator/JuddApatow, directed by Creator/JuddApatow. It was the first of many collaborations between director Adam [=McKay=], [=McKay=] and starring Creator/WillFerrell (who also wrote the screenplay with [=McKay=]).
co-writer/star Creator/WillFerrell.
18th Aug '17 11:30:31 PM NWolfman
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* AffectionateParody: The two encounters between the news teams send up ''Theatre/WestSideStory''. With ''{{Film/Spartacus}}'' and ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' thrown in for good measure.

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* AffectionateParody: The two encounters between Of the news teams send up ''Theatre/WestSideStory''. With ''{{Film/Spartacus}}'' and ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' thrown ''Action News'' that was just starting to get big in for good measure.the 1970s.



* ChewingTheScenery: "'''I'M IN A GLASS CASE OF EMOTION!!!'''"



* RodgerRabbitEffect: The "Pleasure Town" sequence is an inversion, with the live action characters superimposed into a cartoon work rather than vice versa.



* ShoutOut: Burgundy finishes his jazz flute performance with the flute riff from Music/JethroTull's Aqualung. He even bellows the song title, like Ian Anderson does in the original.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut
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Burgundy finishes his jazz flute performance with the flute riff from Music/JethroTull's Aqualung. He even bellows the song title, like Ian Anderson does in the original.original.
** The two encounters between the news teams send up ''Theatre/WestSideStory''. With ''{{Film/Spartacus}}'' and ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' thrown in for good measure.



** Ron's is "You stay classy, San Diego", [[spoiler: which becomes "You stay classy, planet Earth" by the end of the film]].

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** Ron's is "You stay classy, San Diego", [[spoiler: which becomes "You stay classy, planet Earth" by when he and Verona join a global news network at the end of the film]].end]].
17th Jul '17 5:37:07 PM pyroclastic
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* BlowThatHorn: Ron tries to summon the rest of his news team with a conch shell he's [[{{Hammerspace}} produced from somewhere]], only to discover they've actually been hanging out twenty feet from him the whole time.
6th Jun '17 7:19:43 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The movie doesn't exactly sugarcoat 1970s attitudes towards women.

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The While it plays them for comedy, the movie doesn't exactly sugarcoat or gloss over 1970s attitudes towards women.
28th May '17 2:53:06 PM hack-normal
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* BottledCool: Sex Panther by Odeon, which is illegal in nine countries. It's made with bits of real panther, so you know it's good. 60% of the time, it works ''every'' time. [[spoiler:It also smells like a used diaper fill with Indian food, a turn covered in burnt hair, and Bigfoot's dick--and has a tendency to set off the fire alarm. And it's so strong that the user has to be jet-hosed to expunge the stench.]]

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* BottledCool: Sex Panther by Odeon, which is illegal in nine countries. It's made with bits of real panther, so you know it's good. 60% of the time, it works ''every'' time. [[spoiler:It also smells like a used diaper fill filled with Indian food, a turn covered in burnt hair, and Bigfoot's dick--and has a tendency to set off the fire alarm. And it's so strong that the user has to be jet-hosed to expunge the stench.]]
28th May '17 2:52:48 PM hack-normal
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* BottledCool: Sex Panther by Odeon, which is illegal in nine countries. It's made with bits of real panther, so you know it's good. 60% of the time, it works ''every'' time. [[spoiler:It also smells like Bigfoot's dick and has a tendency to set off the fire alarm. And it's so strong that the user has to be jet-hosed to expunge the stench.]]

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* BottledCool: Sex Panther by Odeon, which is illegal in nine countries. It's made with bits of real panther, so you know it's good. 60% of the time, it works ''every'' time. [[spoiler:It also smells like a used diaper fill with Indian food, a turn covered in burnt hair, and Bigfoot's dick and dick--and has a tendency to set off the fire alarm. And it's so strong that the user has to be jet-hosed to expunge the stench.]]
28th May '17 2:50:45 PM hack-normal
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* {{Angrish}}: After [[spoiler: Baxter is punted off a bridge.]]
-->'''Ron''': The man punted....AAAARGH...NAAGH, GRAAAAGH...
-->'''Brian''': Ron? Ron?, you're not making sense, where are you?
-->'''Ron''': AAAAAARGH, QAPLAAAAARGH...I'm in a glass cage of emotion! [actually a phone box]

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* {{Angrish}}: After [[spoiler: Baxter is punted off a bridge.]]
-->'''Ron''': The man punted....AAAARGH...NAAGH, GRAAAAGH...
-->'''Brian''': Ron? Ron?, you're not making sense, where are you?
-->'''Ron''': AAAAAARGH, QAPLAAAAARGH...I'm in a glass cage of emotion! [actually a
bridge]], Ron is reduced to this after getting on the phone box]with Brian.
22nd May '17 7:06:22 AM glickmam
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Ron's opinion on ''Series/SportsCenter''.

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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Ron's opinion on ''Series/SportsCenter''.[[note]]Amusingly, Creator/DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg previously worked for Creator/{{ESPN}}'s corporate parent, Creator/{{Disney}}, as chairman of their motion picture division, until he was acrimoniously forced to resign due to various conflicts with company chairman and CEO Michael Eisner and company vice chairman Roy E. Disney.[[/note]]
22nd May '17 6:26:52 AM themisterfree
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-->'''Wes:'''Today, we spell redemption, R-O-N. ([[MicDrop drops microphone]], [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar walks away muttering]] [[AtomicFBomb "Fucker"]]

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-->'''Wes:'''Today, -->'''Wes:''' Today, we spell redemption, R-O-N. ([[MicDrop drops microphone]], [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar walks away muttering]] [[AtomicFBomb "Fucker"]] "Fucker"]])
22nd May '17 6:26:13 AM themisterfree
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* WorthyOpponent: Even though Wes Mantooth absolutely hates Ron, [[spoiler: he respects him even more, which is why he spares him from falling back into the bear pit]].

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* WorthyOpponent: Even though Wes Mantooth absolutely hates Ron, [[spoiler: he respects him even more, which is why he spares him from falling back into the bear pit]]. At which point he turns to his camera and says:
-->'''Wes:'''Today, we spell redemption, R-O-N. ([[MicDrop drops microphone]], [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar walks away muttering]] [[AtomicFBomb "Fucker"]]
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