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15th May '17 12:36:37 AM Trueman001
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** In particular, the masthead (like the rest of the paper) is in Times New Roman, not the Fraktur typeface used. Many British papers have moved away from the Fraktur tradition.)

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** In particular, the masthead (like the rest of the paper) is in Times New Roman, not the Fraktur typeface used. Many (Many British papers have moved away from the Fraktur tradition.)
10th May '17 4:29:38 PM Trueman001
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* BilingualBonus: "As the French would say, it has a certain... I don't know what." The phrase ''je ne sais quoi'', a popular French term in America to describe some indescribable aspect of something, literally translates to 'I don't know what'.

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* BilingualBonus: "As the French would say, it has a certain... I don't know what." The phrase ''je ne sais quoi'', a popular term borrowed from French term in America to describe some indescribable aspect of something, literally translates to 'I don't know what'.
10th May '17 4:23:30 PM Trueman001
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%% I don't know which "Artistic License" category (if any) this fits, so for now am using the parent one.
* ArtisticLicence: To British viewers at least, the "newspaper" Austin reads in the space station is clearly a mockup designed by somebody who has never seen the real paper:
** Although the paper is nicknamed "the London ''Times''", to distinguish it from similarly-named papers such as the ''New York Times'', its official name (the one on the masthead) is "The Times".
** The masthead design is totally wrong.
** In particular, the masthead (like the rest of the paper) is in Times New Roman, not the Fraktur typeface used. Many British papers have moved away from the Fraktur tradition.)
28th Apr '17 3:00:26 AM Arivne
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* NeckLift: ''International Man of Mystery''. When Random Task attacks Austin Powers near the end, he grabs him by the neck, lifts him up and presses him against a wall.
28th Apr '17 2:54:57 AM Arivne
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* TapOnTheHead: Austin's Judo chops are a straight example.

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* TapOnTheHead: Austin's Judo judo chops are a straight example.
28th Apr '17 2:48:03 AM Arivne
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* CaliforniaDoubling: {{Lampshaded}}. "Isn't it amazing how much England looks in no way like southern California?"
28th Apr '17 2:24:01 AM Arivne
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* ProductPlacement: The minibar in Austin's Japanese hotel room has cans of Pepsi Twist.

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* ProductPlacement: ProductPlacement
** ''International Man of Mystery''. While Austin is catching up on events of the last thirty years (while he was a HumanPopsicle), there are many empty cans of the Tab soft drink sitting on the table in front of him.
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The minibar in Austin's Japanese hotel room has cans of Pepsi Twist.
28th Apr '17 1:28:25 AM Arivne
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* KnuckleCracking: Random Task does this in ''International Man of Mystery'' after throwing his shoe and breaking off the head of a statue and just before throwing his shoe at Austin Powers near the end.

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* KnuckleCracking: Random Task does this a neck-crack twice in ''International Man of Mystery'' Mystery'': after throwing his shoe and breaking off the head off of a statue and just before throwing his shoe at Austin Powers near the end.
19th Mar '17 4:52:45 PM eroock
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* AstonishinglyAppropriateInterruption: In ''The Spy Who Shagged Me'', two {{Hurricane of Euphemism|s}} {{Overly Long Gag}}s cover a succession of people being distracted by Dr. Evil's rocket, and being [[CurseCutShort cut off just before they can remark]] that it looks like a giant-- Johnson! What about in ''Goldmember'' when they did the same gag with the satellite that looks like a pair of big-- Bazookas? And so on.



* TwistedEchoCut: Used multiple times in both of the famous 'Johnson' joke montages.

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* TwistedEchoCut: Used multiple times in both TwistedEchoCut:
** In ''The Spy Who Shagged Me'', two {{Hurricane
of Euphemism|s}} {{Overly Long Gag}}s cover a succession of people being distracted by Dr. Evil's rocket, and being [[CurseCutShort cut off just before they can remark]] that it looks like a giant-- Johnson!
** They do
the famous 'Johnson' joke montages.same gag in ''Goldmember'' with the satellite that looks like a pair of big-- Bazookas? And so on.
27th Feb '17 7:55:14 PM Rmpdc
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* TheSixties

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* TheSixtiesTheSixties: Setting of the opening of the first and most of the second.
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