History Film / Fletch

1st Apr '16 11:48:21 PM DoctorNemesis
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* ForcedIntoEvil: Fat Sam and Gummy in the first movie. They are drug dealers, but it's made pretty clear that they're just low-level junkies being exploited and forced into dealing by people higher up the food chain. [[spoiler: Namely, Stanwyck and Chief Karlin.]]
11th Feb '16 9:12:56 PM BDA1978
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* UncleTomfoolery: Calculus Entropy

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* UncleTomfoolery: Calculus EntropyEntropy. [[spoiler: It turns out to be an act and he is in fact an undercover FBI agent.]]
11th Feb '16 9:10:32 PM BDA1978
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* UncleTomfoolery: Calculus Entropy
27th Jan '16 9:26:55 PM cfive
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* GuileHero: Fletch gets by solely on his cleverness and ability to fool people.
7th Aug '15 5:11:55 AM falcon2484
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* SequelNonEntity: Larry, Fletch's GirlFriday at the newspaper in ''Fletch'', is nowhere to be found in the sequel. Likewise with Gail Stanwyk, a sufferer of the CartwrightCurse. The same can't be said for Mr. Underhill, although he was pretty much DemotedToExtra (after being not much more than an extra in the first film), only appearing in a DreamSequence (and then only in a panoramic CrowdSong, at that!).

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* SequelNonEntity: Larry, Fletch's GirlFriday at the newspaper in ''Fletch'', is nowhere to be found in the sequel. Likewise with Gail Stanwyk, a sufferer of the CartwrightCurse. The same can't be said for Mr. Underhill, although he was pretty much DemotedToExtra (after being not much more than an extra in the first film), only appearing in a DreamSequence (and then only in a panoramic CrowdSong, at that!).
7th Aug '15 5:11:10 AM falcon2484
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* SequelNonEntity: Larry, Fletch's GirlFriday at the newspaper in ''Fletch'', is nowhere to be found in the sequel. Likewise with Gail Stanwyk, a sufferer of the CartwrightCurse. The same can't be said for Mr. Underhill, although he was pretty much DemotedToExtra (after being not much more than an extra in the first film), only appearing in a DreamSequence (and then only in a wide-angle CrowdSong, at that!).

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* SequelNonEntity: Larry, Fletch's GirlFriday at the newspaper in ''Fletch'', is nowhere to be found in the sequel. Likewise with Gail Stanwyk, a sufferer of the CartwrightCurse. The same can't be said for Mr. Underhill, although he was pretty much DemotedToExtra (after being not much more than an extra in the first film), only appearing in a DreamSequence (and then only in a wide-angle panoramic CrowdSong, at that!).
7th Aug '15 5:09:09 AM falcon2484
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* SequelNonEntity: Larry, Fletch's GirlFriday at the newspaper in ''Fletch'', is nowhere to be found in the sequel. Likewise with Gail Stanwyk, a sufferer of the CartwrightCurse. The same can't be said for Mr. Underhill, although he was pretty much DemotedToExtra (after being not much more than an extra in the first film), only appearing in a DreamSequence (

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* SequelNonEntity: Larry, Fletch's GirlFriday at the newspaper in ''Fletch'', is nowhere to be found in the sequel. Likewise with Gail Stanwyk, a sufferer of the CartwrightCurse. The same can't be said for Mr. Underhill, although he was pretty much DemotedToExtra (after being not much more than an extra in the first film), only appearing in a DreamSequence ((and then only in a wide-angle CrowdSong, at that!).
7th Aug '15 5:05:53 AM falcon2484
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* SequelNonEntity: Larry, Fletch's GirlFriday at the newspaper in ''Fletch'', is nowhere to be found in the sequel. Likewise with Gail Stanwyk, a sufferer of the CartwrightCurse. The same can't be said for Mr. Underhill, although he was pretty much DemotedToExtra (after being not much more than an extra in the first film), only appearing in a DreamSequence (
14th May '15 5:16:42 PM FordPrefect
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* AmoralAttorney: In both films, Fletch is bothered by his ex-wife's incredibly annoying alimony attorney Melvyn Gillette, who he despises almost as much as his ex-wife. (Supposedly, Melvin was able to get a rather unfair settlement in his wife's favor. [[spoiler:Fletch gets even with him at the end of the second film, however, when he shows up offering to forego all future alimony payments (and never show his face there again) in exchange for the Belle Isle property, which he believes to be valuable. Fletch, barely able to contain his joy, happily signs over the land, which unbeknownst to Melvin, is worthless and covered with toxic waste due to the events of the movie.]]

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* AmoralAttorney: In both films, Fletch is bothered by his ex-wife's incredibly annoying alimony attorney Melvyn Gillette, who he despises almost as much as his ex-wife. (Supposedly, Melvin was able to get a rather unfair settlement in his wife's favor. ) [[spoiler:Fletch gets even with him at the end of the second film, however, when he shows up offering to forego all future alimony payments (and never show his face there again) in exchange for the Belle Isle property, which he believes to be valuable. Fletch, barely able to contain his joy, happily signs over the land, which unbeknownst to Melvin, Melvin is worthless and covered with toxic waste due to the events of the movie.]]
14th May '15 5:15:47 PM FordPrefect
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Has nothing to do with the British series ''{{Porridge}}'', the main character of which also being referred to as 'Fletch'.

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Has nothing to do with the British series ''{{Porridge}}'', the main character of which is also being referred to as 'Fletch'.
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