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'''''Bad Taste''''' is a 1987 NoBudget film which is the directorial debut for Creator/PeterJackson. It's a splatter movie about a bunch of aliens working for an intergalactic fastfood company, who massacre a small town for the meat of its inhabitants.

However, one of the townsfolk managed to send a distress call and Astro Investigation and Defence Service sends out The Boys to investigate. The team consists of four members: Barry (the StraightMan of the group), Frank, Ozzy (a trigger-happy duo), and Derek (a sociopath with a slight drooling problem). HilarityEnsues as The Boys clash with the aliens; Derek goes berserk, a charity collector named Giles is abducted and The Boys have to clean up the whole mess.

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'''''Bad Taste''''' ''Bad Taste'' is a 1987 NoBudget film which is sci-fi/horror/comedy film, the directorial debut for Creator/PeterJackson. Creator/PeterJackson.

It's a splatter movie about a bunch of aliens working for an intergalactic fastfood fast-food company, who massacre a small town for the meat of its inhabitants.

inhabitants. However, one of the townsfolk managed to send a distress call and Astro Investigation and Defence Service sends out The Boys to investigate. The team consists of four members: Barry (the StraightMan of the group), Frank, Ozzy (a trigger-happy duo), and Derek (a sociopath with a slight drooling problem). HilarityEnsues as The Boys clash with the aliens; Derek goes berserk, a charity collector named Giles is abducted and The Boys have to clean up the whole mess.


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2nd Aug '15 5:31:57 PM Farnham
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However, one of the townsfolk managed to send a distress call and Astro Investigation and Defence Service sends out The Boys to investigate. The team consists of four members: Barry (the StraightMan of the group), Frank, Ozzy (a trigger-happy duo), and Derek (a sociopath with a slight drooling problem). HilarityEnsues as The Boys clash with the aliens; Derek goes berserk, a charity collector Giles is abducted and The Boys have to clean up the whole mess.

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However, one of the townsfolk managed to send a distress call and Astro Investigation and Defence Service sends out The Boys to investigate. The team consists of four members: Barry (the StraightMan of the group), Frank, Ozzy (a trigger-happy duo), and Derek (a sociopath with a slight drooling problem). HilarityEnsues as The Boys clash with the aliens; Derek goes berserk, a charity collector named Giles is abducted and The Boys have to clean up the whole mess.
25th May '15 5:21:52 AM erforce
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* OffWithHisHead: One of the aliens gets his head ripped off (and his spine along with it) when Frank steals his costume.

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* OffWithHisHead: One of the aliens gets his head (and spine) ripped off (and his spine along with it) when Frank steals his costume.off. Ozzy then kicks the head out of the window like a football.



* PsychoPartyMember: Derek was already an example of a disturbed invidual before falling off a cliff. Afterwards, he's full on psycho who relishes in unnecessy cruelty.

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* PsychoPartyMember: Derek was already an example of a disturbed invidual before falling off a cliff. Afterwards, he's full on psycho who relishes in unnecessy cruelty.unnecessary cruelty.
* PsychopathicManchild: Some of the alien mooks, including Robert act like children. One pair is found playing pattycakes before they try to grab their guns and are shot down.



* PsychopathicManchild: Some of the alien mooks, including Robert act like children. One pair is found playing pattycakes before they try to grab their guns and are shot down.
25th May '15 4:33:52 AM erforce
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->'''Frank''': "Just remember, we're only authorized to use violence when there's a threat to the planet Earth."
->'''Barry''': "And the Moon."
->'''Frank''': "Yeah, and the Moon."

'''''Bad Taste''''' is a 1987 NoBudget film which is the directorial debut for Creator/PeterJackson. It's a splatter movie about a bunch of aliens working for an intergalactic fastfood company, who massacre the town of Kaihoro for the meat of its inhabitants.

However, one of the townsfolk manages to send a distress call and Astro Investigation and Defence Service sends out The Boys to investigate. The team consists of four members: Barry (the StraightMan of the group), Frank, Ozzy (a trigger-happy duo), and Derek (a sociopath with a slight drooling problem). HilarityEnsues as The Boys clash with the aliens; Derek goes berserk, a charity collector Giles is abducted and The Boys have to clean up the whole mess.

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->'''Frank''': "Just Just remember, we're only authorized to use violence when there's a threat to the planet Earth."
Earth.
->'''Barry''': "And And the Moon."
Moon.
->'''Frank''': "Yeah, Yeah, and the Moon."

Moon.

'''''Bad Taste''''' is a 1987 NoBudget film which is the directorial debut for Creator/PeterJackson. It's a splatter movie about a bunch of aliens working for an intergalactic fastfood company, who massacre the a small town of Kaihoro for the meat of its inhabitants.

However, one of the townsfolk manages managed to send a distress call and Astro Investigation and Defence Service sends out The Boys to investigate. The team consists of four members: Barry (the StraightMan of the group), Frank, Ozzy (a trigger-happy duo), and Derek (a sociopath with a slight drooling problem). HilarityEnsues as The Boys clash with the aliens; Derek goes berserk, a charity collector Giles is abducted and The Boys have to clean up the whole mess.



* AbsurdlySharpBlade: Derek's chainsaw.
* AlienLunch: The vomit gruel.
* AliensInCardiff
* AnArmAndALeg

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* AbsurdlySharpBlade: Derek's chainsaw.
chainsaw cuts easily through walls and solid flesh.
* AlienLunch: The vomit gruel.
alien leader arranges some gruel for his employees. It comes from Robert, who vomits into a bowl. Frank is forced to taste it in order to maintain his mole status. [[spoiler:He finds it quite tasty.]]
* AliensInCardiff
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AliensInCardiff: Maneating aliens land on Earth to snatch some samples for their fast food company. Luckily for them, they do it in a town of about hundred people.
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AnArmAndALeg



* BaaBomb: Ozzy tries to destroy the aliens headquarters with a RPG. He misses and hits a sheep instead.

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* BaaBomb: Ozzy tries to destroy the aliens headquarters with a RPG. He misses It goes through the without hitting anything, and hits a sheep gets blown up instead.



--> '''Derek''': "I'm a Derek. ''Dereks don't run''."
* BaldOfEvil: The alien leader.

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--> '''Derek''': "I'm I'm a Derek. ''Dereks don't run''."
run''.
* BaldOfEvil: The alien leader in his human form is bald.
* BigBad: The alien
leader.



* BoundAndGagged: Giles when he is captured by the aliens.
* BrainFood: Robert is shown happily eating the brains of one of his own.

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* BoundAndGagged: Giles when he is captured and placed on a bucket full herbs and spices by the aliens.
* BrainFood: Giles accidentally discovers Robert is shown happily eating chowing down the brains of one of his own.the fellow alien that was shot by Barry



* ChainsawGood: Derek's weapon of choice.

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* ChainsawGood: Derek's weapon of choice.choice, which he keeps locked away in his Beatles-mobile.



* ColdBloodedTorture: It involves a hammer, a bayonet and [[AgonyOfTheFeet a foot]].
* ComedicSociopathy: Ozzy!
--> '''Frank''': "Yeah but you know what the rules are. When we work undercover we have to remain faceless."
--> '''Ozzy''': "Oh I get it, just in case we kill a lot of innocent people!" (Cocks gun)
** Also, Derek shows a little too much joy torturing Robert (the alien he captured) and at the end when he'a cutting aliens up with a chainsaw
* CoolCar: Derek's Beatles-mobile.
* ConveyorBeltOfDoom: Happens when the alien leader rolls back the house-ship's grass and is stuck on it.
* CreepyBasement
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Derek [[spoiler: going through boss alien's head and coming out his rear with his chainsaw.]]
* DistressCall: Doomed Kaihoro sends one in the opening.
* DistressedDude: Giles.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: One of the alien mooks moves barefooted.
* DressingAsTheEnemy: Frank dresses as one of the mooks during the infiltration.

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* ColdBloodedTorture: Given to Robert by Derek when he wants some answers out of him. It involves a hammer, a bayonet and [[AgonyOfTheFeet a foot]].
* ComedicSociopathy: ComedicSociopathy:
**
Ozzy!
--> '''Frank''': "Yeah Yeah but you know what the rules are. When we work undercover we have to remain faceless."
faceless.
--> '''Ozzy''': "Oh Oh I get it, just in case we kill a lot of innocent people!" people! (Cocks gun)
** Also, Derek shows a little too much joy torturing Robert (the alien he captured) and at the end when he'a he's cutting aliens up with a chainsaw
* CoolCar: Derek's Beatles-mobile.
Beatles-mobile, which has cardboard cutouts of Music/TheBeatles sitting on its front row.
* ConveyorBeltOfDoom: Happens when the alien leader leader, whose preparing the leave Earth, rolls back the house-ship's grass around house-ship and while badly hurt Oz is stuck on it.
* CreepyBasement
CreepyBasement: The aliens leave captured Giles in their ship-house's dark basement.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Derek [[spoiler: going [[spoiler:going through boss alien's head and coming out his rear with his chainsaw.]]
* DistressCall: Doomed One doomed citizen of Kaihoro sends one managed to make call for help from a phone box, which can be heard in the opening.
* DistressedDude: Giles.
Giles, the relief aid collector is captured by the aliens, who intend to turn him into a dinner.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: One of the alien mooks carrying hammers moves barefooted.
* DressingAsTheEnemy: Frank dresses as one of the mooks during the infiltration.infiltration of their ship-house.



* EvilChef: One of the aliens who looks suspiciously like Peter Jackson during his ''Film/LordOfTheRings'' years.
* EyepatchOfPower Worn by one of the alien mooks.
* FlippingTheBird: As seen on the cover (at least, the ''original'' cover. [[http://www.imdb.com/media/rm426286080/tt0092610 later versions]] added a second finger). Giles, also flips Robert off at one point. This cover, sold in North America and featuring the "two finger" variant of flipping the bird seen in the UK and commonwealths, was often mistaken as a sequel to the original.
** A little harder to notice is one of the aliens flipping off the protagonists as they make their escape in a car.

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* EvilChef: One of the aliens who acts as the chef of the group, complete with a cook hat and an apron. He looks suspiciously just like Peter Jackson Creator/PeterJackson during his ''Film/LordOfTheRings'' years.
the time he was filming ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings''.
* EyepatchOfPower Worn by one of the alien mooks.
mook who gets accidentally gutted by the group's chef.
* FlippingTheBird: FlippingTheBird:
** Giles flips Robert off when he's running away from him, and manages to reach his car.
**
As seen on the cover (at least, the ''original'' cover. [[http://www.imdb.com/media/rm426286080/tt0092610 later versions]] added a second finger). Giles, also flips Robert off at one point. This cover, sold in North America and featuring the "two finger" variant of flipping the bird seen in the UK and commonwealths, was often mistaken as a sequel to the original.
** A An example that's little harder to notice is one of the aliens flipping off the protagonists as they make their escape in a car.



--> '''Ozzy''': "Wish we'd change that name!"
* GhostTown: Kaihoro.

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--> '''Ozzy''': "Wish Wish we'd change that name!"
name!
* GhostTown: Kaihoro.Kaihoro, since its entire population has been stuffed into a pile of carboard boxes.



* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: One of the aliens after Derek runs him over with his car.
* HatDamage: Derek's hat (that keeps his skull together) is shot off by a stray bullet, and he's immediately sent into spasms.
* HeroicComedicSociopath: Derek before his cranial trauma and Ozzy to some degree.
* HumanAliens: for all but the last 20 minutes of the movie, the aliens look like regular humans
* ImAHumanitarian: One of the boys is forced to in order to maintain his mole status. [[spoiler: He finds it quite tasty.]]
* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy
* ImpactSilhouette: At one point Derek saws a hole shaped like himself on the aliens headquarters' wall.
* ImpromptuTracheotomy: Barry kills Robert by throwing a machete on his throat, pinning him into a pillar.
* TheInfiltration: The Boys start one when they set out to save Giles.
* LetsFightLikeGentlemen: At one point Ozzy encounters one of the aliens, who puts its dukes up. Ozzy attempts to follow suit, but is interrupted by Frank.
* LoweredMonsterDifficulty: The first alien killed it takes Barry numerous shots to its head with a very large revolver before it finally goes down. The five heading for Derek on the cliffs go down a bit quicker but he has a machine gun. By the middle and end of the film they're going down with only a few gunshots.
* MacheteMayhem: The alien chef attacks Ozzy and Giles with a machete during the big shootout.
* MadeOfPlasticine: The aliens; lampshaded with the line "They sure go to bits easy!"
* MeaningfulName: Kaihoro means "Foodtown" in Māori.
* MuggedForDisguise: Happens to one of the aliens when The Boys infiltrate their headquarters.
* MyCarHatesMe

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* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: One of the aliens is torn into two pieces (complete with his guts falling out) after Derek runs him over with his car.
* HatDamage: Derek's hat (that keeps his fractured skull together) is shot off by a stray bullet, and he's immediately sent into spasms.
* HeroicComedicSociopath: Derek before (before his cranial trauma makes him go "apeshit") and Ozzy Ozzy, who is happy to some degree.
get shoot something
* HumanAliens: for For all but the last 20 minutes of the movie, the aliens under the service of Crumb's Crunchy Delights look like regular humans
* ImAHumanitarian: One of the boys is forced to in order to maintain his mole status. [[spoiler: He finds it quite tasty.]]
* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy
humans.
* ImpactSilhouette: At one point Derek saws a hole shaped like himself on the aliens headquarters' wall.
wall, so that he can enter inside (while completely ignoring the door next to him).
* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: The alien mooks are unable to hit any of the Boys during the initial firefight between two forces.
* ImpromptuTracheotomy: Barry kills Robert by throwing a machete on through his throat, pinning which [[PinnedToTheWall pins him into a pillar.
pillar]].
* TheInfiltration: The Boys start one infiltrate the alien headquarters when they set out to save Giles.
* LetsFightLikeGentlemen: At one point Ozzy encounters one of the aliens, who puts its dukes up. Ozzy attempts to follow suit, but then the whole business is interrupted by Frank.
Frank, who simply shoots the alien.
* LoweredMonsterDifficulty: The For the first alien killed to be killed, it takes Barry numerous shots to its head with a very large revolver before it finally goes down. The five heading for Derek on the cliffs go down a bit quicker but he has a machine gun. By the middle and end of the film they're going down with only a few gunshots.
* MacheteMayhem: The alien chef attacks Ozzy and Giles with a machete during the big shootout.
shootout. The same blade returns few times as an ImprovisedWeapon userd by other characters.
* MadeOfPlasticine: The aliens; aliens are easy to cut and tear apart; lampshaded with the line "They sure go to bits easy!"
* MeaningfulName: Kaihoro means roughly translates to "Foodtown" in Māori.
Māori language.
* MuggedForDisguise: Happens to one of the aliens when who accidentally comes across The Boys infiltrate Boys, who're infiltrating their headquarters.
* MyCarHatesMeMyCarHatesMe: Giles manages to run away from Robert, who is chasing him with a bayonet, and reach his car. Unfortunately, it is unable to start before Robert is in the striking distance.



* OverlyLongGag: The vomit scene.



* PsychoPartyMember: Derek after falling off a cliff.
* RailingKill: Ozzy kills the alien chef by throwing him over a railing.
* RefugeInAudacity
* PsychopathicManchild: Some of the alien mooks, including Robert.
* SameLanguageDub: All the actors had to redub their dialogue after all the sound tapes went missing. Doug Wren, who played Lord Crumb, died during post production. So his character was dubbed by Peter Vere-Jones.

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* PsychoPartyMember: Derek after was already an example of a disturbed invidual before falling off a cliff.
cliff. Afterwards, he's full on psycho who relishes in unnecessy cruelty.
* RailingKill: Ozzy kills the alien chef by throwing him over a second story railing.
* %%* RefugeInAudacity
* PsychopathicManchild: Some of the alien mooks, including Robert.
Robert act like children. One pair is found playing pattycakes before they try to grab their guns and are shot down.
* SameLanguageDub: All the actors had to redub their dialogue after all the sound tapes went missing. Doug Wren, who played Lord Crumb, died during post production. So his character was dubbed by Peter Vere-Jones.



** When The Boys wonder the aliens have hidden their spaceship, Ozzy proposes that perhaps they came in [[Series/DoctorWho a telephone booth]].

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** When The Boys wonder how the aliens have hidden their spaceship, Ozzy proposes that perhaps they came in [[Series/DoctorWho a telephone booth]].



* SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror

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* %%* SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror



* ToServeMan: Aliens work for intergalactic fastfood company Crumb's Crunchy Delights, who wants to add humans to their menu.

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* ToServeMan: Aliens work for an intergalactic fastfood company called Crumb's Crunchy Delights, who wants to add humans to their menu.



* UseYourHead
* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Derek's attitude toward aliens.
* VomitIndiscretionShot
* WeaksauceWeakness: After falling off from a cliff, Derek's head becomes very vulnerable and if it's hit Derek is sent to spasms. Even a hit from a ''pinecone''.
* WhoYouGonnaCall: The Boys, that's who.

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* %%* UseYourHead
* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Derek's attitude toward aliens.
* VomitIndiscretionShot
VomitIndiscretionShot: Robert preparing the gruel for the other alien mooks, namely by vomiting into a bowl.
* WeaksauceWeakness: After falling off from a cliff, Derek's fractures his skull, making his head becomes very vulnerable and if it's hit Derek vulnerable. When hit, he is sent to spasms. Even a spasms, even if the said hit comes from a ''pinecone''.
thrown pinecone.
* WhoYouGonnaCall: The Boys, that's who. They are are small band of defenders under the government payroll who respond to alien threats.
17th Jan '15 3:38:48 PM bt8257
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* IAmAHumanitarian: One of the boys is forced to in order to maintain his mole status. [[spoiler: He finds it quite tasty.]]

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* IAmAHumanitarian: ImAHumanitarian: One of the boys is forced to in order to maintain his mole status. [[spoiler: He finds it quite tasty.]]
16th Aug '14 1:23:24 PM Morgenthaler
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* ActingForTwo: both Derek and Robert are played by Peter Jackson, which makes the scene where Derek tries to torture Robert to reveal why the aliens are here all the funnier.



* PropRecycling: One of the alien masks can be seen in ''Film/MeetTheFeebles''.
9th Aug '14 11:20:09 AM MarkLungo
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* TakeThat: Which no one outside New Zealand will get. Derek doesn't think the aliens destroying Auckland would be so bad.

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* TakeThat: Which no one outside New Zealand UsefulNotes/NewZealand will get. Derek doesn't think the aliens destroying Auckland UsefulNotes/{{Auckland}} would be so bad.
21st Jun '14 5:02:01 PM Farnham
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'''''Bad Taste''''' is a 1987 NoBudget film which is the directorial debut for Creator/PeterJackson. It's a splatter movie about a bunch of aliens working for intergalactic fastfood company, who massacre the town of Kaihoro for the meat of its inhabitants.

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'''''Bad Taste''''' is a 1987 NoBudget film which is the directorial debut for Creator/PeterJackson. It's a splatter movie about a bunch of aliens working for an intergalactic fastfood company, who massacre the town of Kaihoro for the meat of its inhabitants.
31st Mar '14 8:59:06 AM LongLiveHumour
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* EvilChef: One of the aliens who looks suspiciously like Peter Jackson during his ''LordOfTheRings'' years.

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* EvilChef: One of the aliens who looks suspiciously like Peter Jackson during his ''LordOfTheRings'' ''Film/LordOfTheRings'' years.
9th Jun '13 6:24:22 PM SpawnofKong
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* OverlyLongGag: The vomit scene.
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