History Film / DrStrangelove

20th Mar '17 10:36:11 AM marcoasalazarm
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** Another Turgidson one comes when Plan R is in danger of causing the end of the world, and he says that the reliability of it shouldn't be written off after a "single incident".

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** Another Turgidson one comes when Plan R is in danger of causing the end of the world, and he says that the reliability of it (and the psychological screening process given to those who can enable the Plan that theoretically ''isn't supposed to allow this situation to happen in the first place'') shouldn't be written off after a "single incident".
20th Mar '17 10:06:44 AM StarTropes
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%%** Major Kong is also an example.

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%%** ** Major Kong is also an example.example, telling his men that they all deserve promotions and citations regardless of their race, color or creed.



* RedAlert: General Ripper puts his base on Condition Red.



* {{Understatement}}:
** "Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed..."
** President Muffley, on the phone with the Soviet Premier -- "One of our generals went a little... 'funny'... and went and did a silly thing..."
** "I hate to judge a man before the full facts are in but at this point it does appear that General Ripper has exceeded his authority..."
16th Mar '17 8:32:28 AM StarTropes
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Added DiffLines:

--> '''Turgidson:''' Well, a Kraut by any other name, eh, Stainsley?
9th Mar '17 6:06:04 PM Theatre_Maven_3695
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* PoliticalStereotype: General Ripper launches a nuclear strike on the USSR because he believes water fluoridation to be a Communist plot. Some TruthInTelevision in that one—that belief was actually held by some members of the far-right John Birch Society.
5th Mar '17 8:58:59 AM Usagi1992
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** Honed to an art form. Almost everything is a sexual reference of some kind if you look hard enough -- Kong's target (Laputa), Buck Turgidson's name, Jack D. Ripper (the murderer UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper mutilated women's sexual organs), Merkin Muffley (both names slang for [[CountryMatters female pubic hair]]), etc. etc. See VisualInnuendo below, also.

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** Honed to an art form. Almost everything is a sexual reference of some kind if you look hard enough -- Kong's target (Laputa), Buck Turgidson's name, Jack D. Ripper (the murderer UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper mutilated women's sexual organs), Merkin Muffley (both names slang for alluding to [[CountryMatters female pubic hair]]), etc. etc. See VisualInnuendo below, also.
3rd Mar '17 11:47:17 PM Usagi1992
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** Honed to an art form. Almost everything is a sexual reference of some kind if you look hard enough -- Kong's target (Laputa), Buck Turgidson's name, Jack D. Ripper (the murderer UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper mutilated women's sexual organs), Merkin Muffley (speaking of CountryMatters), etc. etc. See VisualInnuendo below, also.

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** Honed to an art form. Almost everything is a sexual reference of some kind if you look hard enough -- Kong's target (Laputa), Buck Turgidson's name, Jack D. Ripper (the murderer UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper mutilated women's sexual organs), Merkin Muffley (speaking of CountryMatters), (both names slang for [[CountryMatters female pubic hair]]), etc. etc. See VisualInnuendo below, also.
26th Feb '17 5:14:38 PM Sitearm
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* InsaneAdmira: General Ripper.

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* InsaneAdmira: InsaneAdmiral: General Ripper.
26th Feb '17 5:01:46 PM Sitearm
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* ChromosoneCasting: The film has precisely one female in the movie, a secretary, who is also a Magazine/{{Playboy}} centrefold.

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* ChromosoneCasting: ChromosomeCasting: The film has precisely one female in the movie, a secretary, who is also a Magazine/{{Playboy}} centrefold.
6th Feb '17 2:30:25 PM TrollBrutal
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* ArchEnemy: Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper to Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake, President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove, Gen. 'Buck' Turgidson, and Russian Ambassador Alexi de Sadesky.
5th Feb '17 4:21:48 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* CoolGuns: General Ripper carries a Browning M1919 in his golf bag

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* CoolGuns: General Ripper carries a Browning M1919 in his golf bagbag. He also has a Lancaster Pistol on his gun wall.
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