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11th Jul '16 5:38:35 AM JakesBrain
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* NoSenseOfDirection: The Beatles' Road Manager [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mal_Evans Mal Evans]], does a cameo as a swimmer who has this, looking for the White Cliffs of Dover while under some ice (in Switzerland -- [[MST3KMantra just roll with it)]] and again at the end in a BrickJoke in the Caribbean Sea.

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* NoSenseOfDirection: The Beatles' Road Manager road manager [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mal_Evans Mal Evans]], does a cameo as a swimmer who has this, looking for the White Cliffs of Dover while under some ice (in Switzerland -- [[MST3KMantra just roll with it)]] and again at the end in a BrickJoke in the Caribbean Sea.



* ProductPlacement: John is seen reading his own book ''A Spaniard In The Works'' in his house. It's PlayedForLaughs, since it's saying he's a narcissist.

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* ProductPlacement: John is seen reading his own book ''A Spaniard In The Works'' in his house. It's PlayedForLaughs, since it's saying the obvious implication is that he's a narcissist.



* RealLifeWritesThePlot: The Beatles have admitted they more or less wanted a paid vacation, which is why they suggested some of the film's more exotic locations (The Bahamas, the Alps). Also, the song ''Help!'' perfectly summarized Lennon's feelings about the whole Beatlemania at this point.

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: The Beatles have admitted they more or less wanted a paid vacation, which is why they suggested some of the film's more exotic locations (The Bahamas, the Alps). Also, the song ''Help!'' perfectly summarized Lennon's feelings about the whole Beatlemania thing at this point.point, and filming the movie got them away from their fans for a while.



-->'''Chief Superintendent:''' So, this is the famous ring? And this is the famous Beatles.
-->'''John:''' So, this is the famous Scotland Yard.
-->'''Chief Superintendent:''' And how long do you think you'll last?
-->'''John:''' Can't say fairer than that--Great Train Robbery, eh, how's that going?

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-->'''Chief Superintendent:''' So, this is the famous ring? And this is the famous Beatles.
-->'''John:'''
Beatles.\\
'''John:'''
So, this is the famous Scotland Yard.
-->'''Chief
Yard.\\
'''Chief
Superintendent:''' And how long do you think you'll last?
-->'''John:'''
last?\\
'''John:'''
Can't say fairer than that--Great that -- Great Train Robbery, eh, how's that going?



--> '''John:''' What's this?
--> '''Ringo:''' It's a season ticket. What did you think it is?
--> '''John:''' Oh, I like a lot of seasoning in me soup.

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--> '''John:''' -->'''John:''' What's this?
-->
this?\\
'''Ringo:''' It's a season ticket. What did you think it is?
-->
is?\\
'''John:''' Oh, I like a lot of seasoning in me soup.
3rd Jul '16 2:03:18 PM SpukiKitty
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* FakeNationality[=/=]{{Fauxreigner}}: All the cultists from 'the East' are played by English actors. This is {{Lampshaded}} when the Beatles visit the Indian Restaurant "seeking enlightenment as to rings" from someone from "the mystic East" but quickly learn that everyone working there is English.
--> '''Ringo:''' He's from the ''West''!
--> '''Restaurant Host:''' No, the East... [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stepney Stepney.]]

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* FakeNationality[=/=]{{Fauxreigner}}: All FakeOutOpening: The ColdOpen in which the cultists from 'the East' are played by English actors. This cult is {{Lampshaded}} when about to sacrifice the woman to ''Kalili''. It's this cool, solemn, proto-''Indiana Jones''-like bit with elaborate CostumePorn....[[MoodWhiplash but then the ring's discovered to be missing....cue the Beatles visit the Indian Restaurant "seeking enlightenment as to rings" from someone from "the mystic East" but quickly learn that everyone working there is English.
--> '''Ringo:''' He's from the ''West''!
--> '''Restaurant Host:''' No, the East... [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stepney Stepney.
singing ''HELP!''....]]
19th Jun '16 11:16:56 PM gewunomox
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* CoverSong: ''Dizzy Miss Lizzy'', written by Larry Williams.

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* CoverSong: CoverVersion: ''Dizzy Miss Lizzy'', written by Larry Williams.
14th Jun '16 4:17:00 PM TFSyndicate
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!!'''Tropes featured''':

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!!'''Tropes featured''':
!!'''So these are the famous tropes, eh?''':
12th May '16 2:55:15 AM 06tele
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** The beautiful girl who was going to be sacrificed at the beginning of the film (and who's later glimpsed enthusiastically watching the film of them singing, and later still in the bath being washed down by her mum) is this. Provided you can get over the whole red paint/sacrifice thing.
17th Mar '16 4:13:02 AM YuriFan17
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* BellyDancer: Shown during the Indian restaurant scene, she's immediately taken away by the members of the cult, unbeknownst to the band.
24th Feb '16 11:30:20 PM Nentuaby
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* [[AccentUponTheWrongSyllable AcCENT Upon the Wrong SylLABle]]: Clang pronounces "Beetle" to rhyme with "Seattle".

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* [[AccentUponTheWrongSyllable AcCENT Upon the Wrong SylLABle]]: Clang pronounces "Beetle" "Beatle" to rhyme with "Seattle".
24th Feb '16 5:54:01 AM DarkStarling
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* ObviousTrap: Several traps, particularly the last one, are [[ExageratedTrope comically obvious]]. The cast is cheerfully oblivious.

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* ObviousTrap: Several traps, particularly the last one, are [[ExageratedTrope [[ExaggeratedTrope comically obvious]]. The cast is cheerfully oblivious.
24th Feb '16 5:52:57 AM DarkStarling
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* DeathTrap: The cultists set up increasingly elaborate death traps to get Ringo. [[RunningGag Which, because of the requirements for the sacrifice, also involve painting the victim red.]]


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* ObviousTrap: Several traps, particularly the last one, are [[ExageratedTrope comically obvious]]. The cast is cheerfully oblivious.
24th Feb '16 5:49:09 AM DarkStarling
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* StepThreeProfit: The mad scientists never actually explain how an indestructible ring will let them TakeOverTheWorld. Sure it's neat and everything but...
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