History Film / BiloxiBlues

13th Mar '16 12:14:47 PM kalel32688
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* DeadpanSnarker: It's a Neil Simon play, so pretty much everyone really.
* DrillSergeantNasty: Toomey

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* DeadpanSnarker: It's a Neil Simon play, so pretty much everyone really.
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%%* DrillSergeantNasty: Toomey



* FutureBadass: In the film's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue, [[spoiler:Eugene states in the narration that Epstein became a lawyer whom the mob called "The most feared man in Manhattan."]]

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* FutureBadass: In the film's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue, [[spoiler:Eugene states in the narration narrates that Epstein became a lawyer whom the mob TheMob called "The most feared man in Manhattan."]]



* InformedJudaism: Jerome

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* InformedJudaism: JeromeJerome frequently mentions he's Jewish.



* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure: Toomey routinely punishes Wykowski whenever Eugene fucks up. Subverted in that Wykowski is not Eugene's friend, but the biggest, most ill-tempered soldier in the platoon.

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* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure: Toomey routinely punishes Wykowski whenever Eugene fucks up. Subverted {{Subverted|Trope}} in that Wykowski is not Eugene's friend, but the biggest, most ill-tempered soldier in the platoon.



* MistakenForGay: Epstein, when it turns out to be [[spoiler:Hennessey]] who's gay.
* PhysicalFitnessPunishment: The entire platoon is made to do two hundred pushups for some soldier's impertinent comment.
** Inverted in the end when [[spoiler:Toomey]] is forced by the other men to undergo the same punishment.
* PottyEmergency: Epstein is forced to do the two hundred pushups while having to pee the entire time.

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* MistakenForGay: Epstein, when it turns out to be [[spoiler:Hennessey]] [[spoiler:Hennessy]] who's gay.
* PhysicalFitnessPunishment: The entire platoon is made to do two hundred pushups push-ups for some soldier's impertinent comment.
** Inverted {{Inverted|Trope}} in the end when [[spoiler:Toomey]] is forced by the other men to undergo the same punishment.
* PottyEmergency: Epstein is forced to do the two hundred pushups push-ups while having to pee the entire time.


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* WorldOfSnark: It's a Neil Simon play, so pretty much everyone really.
23rd Jan '16 5:21:56 PM spirasen
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A film based on the second play in NeilSimon's "Eugene trilogy," ''Biloxi Blues'' is set during the later half of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and follows the story of Eugene Jerome (MatthewBroderick) as he heads to the film's eponymous town for basic army training. There, he comes face-to-face with the kooky [[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant]] by the name of Merwin J. Toomey (ChristopherWalken), and tries to get along with other soldiers in his platoon.

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A film based on the second play in NeilSimon's Neil Simon's "Eugene trilogy," ''Biloxi Blues'' is set during the later half of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and follows the story of Eugene Jerome (MatthewBroderick) as he heads to the film's eponymous town for basic army training. There, he comes face-to-face with the kooky [[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant]] by the name of Merwin J. Toomey (ChristopherWalken), and tries to get along with other soldiers in his platoon.
18th Apr '14 12:28:41 PM LongLiveHumour
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A film based on the second play in NeilSimon's "Eugene trilogy," ''Biloxi Blues'' is set during the later half of WorldWarII and follows the story of Eugene Jerome (MatthewBroderick) as he heads to the film's eponymous town for basic army training. There, he comes face-to-face with the kooky [[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant]] by the name of Merwin J. Toomey (ChristopherWalken), and tries to get along with other soldiers in his platoon.

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A film based on the second play in NeilSimon's "Eugene trilogy," ''Biloxi Blues'' is set during the later half of WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and follows the story of Eugene Jerome (MatthewBroderick) as he heads to the film's eponymous town for basic army training. There, he comes face-to-face with the kooky [[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant]] by the name of Merwin J. Toomey (ChristopherWalken), and tries to get along with other soldiers in his platoon.



* WorldWarII: The film is set during the latter half of the Second World War.

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* WorldWarII: UsefulNotes/WorldWarII: The film is set during the latter half of the Second World War.
16th Feb '14 11:16:29 AM kalel32688
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* CharacterDevelopment
* DawsonCasting

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* %%* CharacterDevelopment
* %%* DawsonCasting



* EnforcedMethodActing

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* %%* EnforcedMethodActing



* InformedJudaism
* IShouldWriteABookAboutThis

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* InformedJudaism
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InformedJudaism: Jerome
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IShouldWriteABookAboutThis



* JustJokingJustification
* LargeHam

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* JustJokingJustification
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JustJokingJustification: Selridge pulls this after he tries to take back his money and Wykowski threatens him.
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LargeHam



* RagtagBunchOfMisfits
* SexAsRiteOfPassage
* SomethingBlues
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue
* WorldWarII

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* %%* RagtagBunchOfMisfits
* %%* SexAsRiteOfPassage
* %%* SomethingBlues
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue
WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: At the end of the film, Jerome gives a closing narration about what happened to him and the other members of his platoon.
* WorldWarIIWorldWarII: The film is set during the latter half of the Second World War.
1st Oct '13 8:43:46 AM kalel32688
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A film based on the second play in NeilSimon's "Eugene trilogy," ''Biloxi Blues'' is set during the later half of WorldWarII, and follows the story of Eugene Jerome (MatthewBroderick) as he heads to the film's eponymous town for basic army training. There, he comes face-to-face with the kooky [[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant]] by the name of Merwin J. Toomey (ChristopherWalken), and tries to get along with other soldiers in his platoon.

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\nA film based on the second play in NeilSimon's "Eugene trilogy," ''Biloxi Blues'' is set during the later half of WorldWarII, WorldWarII and follows the story of Eugene Jerome (MatthewBroderick) as he heads to the film's eponymous town for basic army training. There, he comes face-to-face with the kooky [[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant]] by the name of Merwin J. Toomey (ChristopherWalken), and tries to get along with other soldiers in his platoon.



* AManIsNotAVirgin: Eugene makes losing his virginity one of the goals of his Army tenure.



* DrillSergeantNasty

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* DrillSergeantNastyDrillSergeantNasty: Toomey



* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure: Sgt. Toomey routinely punishes Wykowski whenever Eugene fucks up. Subverted in that Wykowski is not Eugene's friend, but the biggest, most ill-tempered soldier in the platoon.

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* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure: Sgt. Toomey routinely punishes Wykowski whenever Eugene fucks up. Subverted in that Wykowski is not Eugene's friend, but the biggest, most ill-tempered soldier in the platoon.



* MistakenForGay: Epstein, when it turnes out to be [[spoiler: Hennessey]] who's gay.

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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Eugene makes losing his virginity one of the goals of his Army tenure.
* MistakenForGay: Epstein, when it turnes turns out to be [[spoiler: Hennessey]] [[spoiler:Hennessey]] who's gay.



** Inverted in the end when [[spoiler: Toomey]] is forced by the other men to undergo the same punishment.

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** Inverted in the end when [[spoiler: Toomey]] [[spoiler:Toomey]] is forced by the other men to undergo the same punishment.



30th Apr '13 6:28:53 AM kyeo
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* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure: Sgt. Toomey routinely punishes Wykowski whenever Eugene fucks up. Subverted in that Wykowski is not Eugene's friend, but the biggest, most ill-tempered soldier in the platoon.
1st Jul '12 11:34:10 AM erforce
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A film based on the second play in NeilSimon's "Eugene trilogy," ''Biloxi Blues'' is set during the later half of WorldWarII, and follows the story of Eugene Jerome (MatthewBroderick) as he heads to the film's eponymous town for basic army training. There, he comes face-to-face with the kooky [[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant]] by the name of Merwin J. Toomey (ChristopherWalken), and tries to get along with other soldiers in his platoon.
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!!This film contains examples of:

* AManIsNotAVirgin: Eugene makes losing his virginity one of the goals of his Army tenure.
* CharacterDevelopment
* DawsonCasting
* DeadpanSnarker: It's a Neil Simon play, so pretty much everyone really.
* DrillSergeantNasty
* EnforcedMethodActing
* FutureBadass: In the film's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue, [[spoiler:Eugene states in the narration that Epstein became a lawyer whom the mob called "The most feared man in Manhattan."]]
* GallowsHumor: Toomey talks about the steel plate in his head.
* InformedJudaism
* IShouldWriteABookAboutThis
* JustJokingJustification
* LargeHam
* MistakenForGay: Epstein, when it turnes out to be [[spoiler: Hennessey]] who's gay.
* PhysicalFitnessPunishment: The entire platoon is made to do two hundred pushups for some soldier's impertinent comment.
** Inverted in the end when [[spoiler: Toomey]] is forced by the other men to undergo the same punishment.
* PottyEmergency: Epstein is forced to do the two hundred pushups while having to pee the entire time.
* RagtagBunchOfMisfits
* SexAsRiteOfPassage
* SomethingBlues
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue
* WorldWarII

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