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15th Jan '18 12:58:14 AM gjjones
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* TheChewToy: Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls, accidentally sitting on a cactus and mistaking it for a snake bite, or being involved in a sexless marriage.

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* TheChewToy: Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls, bulls to the point that he is forced to jump onto a flagpole, accidentally sitting on a cactus and mistaking it for a snake bite, or being involved in a sexless marriage.
15th Jan '18 12:56:39 AM gjjones
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* BenevolentBoss: Lou, the manager at Mitch's radio station. When he learns about what Mitch is going through, he's polite enough to let him get his life back on track.
15th Jan '18 12:43:47 AM gjjones
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* ChewToy: Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls, accidentally sitting on a cactus and mistaking it for a snake bite, or being involved in a sexless marriage.

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* ChewToy: TheChewToy: Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls, accidentally sitting on a cactus and mistaking it for a snake bite, or being involved in a sexless marriage.



* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl: Well, Daniel Stern in general.

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* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl: Well, Phil Berquist, as played by Daniel Stern Stern, often screams in general.a high pitch.
15th Jan '18 12:37:23 AM jormis29
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''City Slickers'' (1991) is a {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood. The main stars were Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Helen Slater, Jack Palance and Bruno Kirby. The film is about a group of men experiencing a collective midlife crisis. Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is an advertising manager at a radio station who's increasingly disillusioned with the lack of meaning he sees in his job and his life. Phil Berquist (Stern) is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a sexless marriage with an overbearing wife, and Ed Furillo (Kirby) is a successful businessman and playboy, struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.

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''City Slickers'' (1991) is a {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood. The main stars were Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Helen Slater, Creator/HelenSlater, Jack Palance and Bruno Kirby. The film is about a group of men experiencing a collective midlife crisis. Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is an advertising manager at a radio station who's increasingly disillusioned with the lack of meaning he sees in his job and his life. Phil Berquist (Stern) is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a sexless marriage with an overbearing wife, and Ed Furillo (Kirby) is a successful businessman and playboy, struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.
30th Dec '17 8:45:35 AM lakingsif
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* BadassGrandma: According to Duke, he and Curly's mom was one of these.
-->'''Duke:''' Our mom died. She was 95. Stabbed in a bar fight.
* BadassGrandpa: Curly and Duke still have some fight in them.


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* PerilousOldFool: According to Duke, he and Curly's mom was one of these.
-->'''Duke:''' Our mom died. She was 95. Stabbed in a bar fight.
27th Nov '17 5:44:38 AM RedScharlach
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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Mitch accidently causing a stampede? Curly chuckles and shakes his head.

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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Mitch accidently accidentally causing a stampede? Curly chuckles and shakes his head.



* PolarOppositeTwins: Curly was the more honourable of the two, and also preferred the life of a cowboy. Duke was a conniving sort who loved the sea and joined the Navy. But they appear to have had a mutual respect and have equally threatening presences.

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* PolarOppositeTwins: Curly was the more honourable honorable of the two, and also preferred the life of a cowboy. Duke was a conniving sort who loved the sea and joined the Navy. But they appear to have had a mutual respect and have equally threatening presences.
8th Jul '17 6:01:16 PM TheFlash
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* ChewToy: Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls or being involved in a sexless marriage.

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* ChewToy: Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls bulls, accidentally sitting on a cactus and mistaking it for a snake bite, or being involved in a sexless marriage.



* SympatheticAdulterer: Phil, given his SexlessMarriage and HenpeckedHusband status. However, RealityEnsues--while sympathetic, none of friends condone his behavior, he and the girl have a pregnancy scare, and he's certain that he'll be financially wiped out in the divorce and lose custody of his children.

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* SympatheticAdulterer: Phil, given his SexlessMarriage and HenpeckedHusband status. However, RealityEnsues--while RealityEnsues. While sympathetic, none of his friends condone his behavior, he and the girl have a pregnancy scare, and he's certain that he'll be financially wiped out in the divorce and lose custody of his children.
8th Jul '17 6:00:37 PM TheFlash
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* PutOnABus: Bonnie Rayburn (Helen Slater) tells everyone she's going off to bed... and is neither seen nor mentioned again until the guys make it to the ranch.
8th Jun '17 6:37:26 AM jormis29
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** On that note, Mitch's brother Glen (Jon Lovitz) is a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute.

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** On that note, Mitch's brother Glen (Jon Lovitz) (Creator/JonLovitz) is a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute.
20th May '17 7:57:33 PM DrOO7
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** Conversely, his fears of commitment and fatherhood appear to be for the same reason--even after finally marrying, he's reluctant to have children out of fear of turning out like his father.


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* MayDecemberRomance:
---> "Ed, have you noticed that the older you get, the younger your girlfriends get? Soon, you'll be dating sperm."
** His eventual wife appears to be 10-20 years his junior.
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