History Film / HocusPocus

22nd Mar '17 3:24:45 PM fearlessnikki
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* ActuallyRealMagic: Max thinks the tale about the candle is laughable, and lights it.



* AluminumChristmasTrees: The Sanderson sisters are hanged, not burned, which is much more historically accurate to the fate of most of the Salem witches.

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* AluminumChristmasTrees: AluminumChristmasTrees:
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The Sanderson sisters are hanged, not burned, which is much more historically accurate to the fate of most of the Salem witches.



* AndIMustScream: Ironically, This would have been Winnie's fate at the end, had she succeeded in draining Max's life force, having violated hallowed ground.

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* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler: Ironically, This would have been Winnie's fate at the end, had she succeeded in draining Max's life force, having violated hallowed ground.]]



* EnthrallingSiren: Sarah's gift is to lure children with haunting singing.



* EvilRedhead: Winifred the witch has red hair.

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* EvilRedhead: Winifred the witch has red hair. She's also easily the most evil out of the three.



** She also openly talks about Max's love of Allison's "Yabbos".



%%* GenkiGirl: Sarah.

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%%* * GenkiGirl: Sarah.Sarah is giddy and excited about everything.



* GracefulLadiesLikePurple: Sarah - the prettiest and most feminine of the sisters - is colour-coded with purple. As she's a witch, there's some overlap with PurpleIsPowerful and SupernaturalIsPurple.



%%* TheHecateSisters

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%%* TheHecateSisters* TheHecateSisters: The Sandersons. Sarah the youngest is the Maiden, Mary the right hand one to Winnie is the Matron, and Winnie takes on the role of the Crone.



%%* HotWitch: Sarah

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%%* * HotWitch: SarahSarah is the prettiest witch of the three, and her outfit emphasises her breasts. She's also hit on by plenty of characters.



* JacobMarleyApparel: [[spoiler: Binx and Emily's ghosts at the end are wearing the clothes they died in]].



%%* RedheadInGreen: Winifred.

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%%* * RedheadInGreen: Winifred.Winifred is the redhead in the trio of sisters and she's colour-coded with green.



* SpoiledSweet: Downplayed but Allison's parents are rich, with a BigFancyHouse and she is a kind and sweet girl.



* VainSorceress: The witch sisters are delighted to have become young and beautiful again in the prologue after draining life from a child.

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* VainSorceress: The witch sisters are delighted to have become young and beautiful again in the prologue after draining life from a child. Winifred also flips out when she's called ugly.



* WitchClassic: of the WickedWitch type. Three of them sucking the souls out of little children.

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* WitchClassic: of Of the WickedWitch type. Three of them sucking the souls out of little children.



* WouldHurtAChild: The Sanderson sisters drain Emily's life.

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* WouldHurtAChild: The Sanderson sisters drain Emily's life.life and intend to do so with all the children of Salem.
25th Dec '16 7:11:11 AM MrInitialMan
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* ActuallyRealMagic: Max thinks the tale about the candle is laughable, and lights it.
18th Dec '16 7:23:29 PM Discar
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* HaveAGayOldTime: Invoked in setting up the AManIsNotAVirgin RunningGag.

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* HaveAGayOldTime: Invoked in setting up the AManIsNotAVirgin VirginShaming RunningGag.



* AManIsNotAVirgin: The audience is reminded every five minutes that [[OverlyLongGag Max is one]] because no one can believe that a guy his age is still one.


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* VirginShaming: The audience is reminded every five minutes that [[OverlyLongGag Max is one]] because no one can believe that a guy his age is still one.
23rd Nov '16 6:22:55 PM Cakeman
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* AHellOfATime: According to Winifred, hell is quite lovely.
1st Nov '16 9:39:20 PM DeusDenuo
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** The children tried to get help from their parents and the rest of the party-goers. They don't believe them and think it's some kind of Halloween prank.

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** The children tried to get help from their parents and the rest of the party-goers. They don't believe them and think it's some kind of Halloween prank.[[note]]In their defense, the parents ''quickly'' catch on that something is in fact quite wrong and that their kids are serious... but the witches manage to cotton on to how Halloween works in the modern day and play it off as a joke introduction for a song-and-dance number.[[/note]]
30th Oct '16 8:33:40 AM Poppy
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* BigBadDuumvirate: The Sanderson sisters, ostensibly - though from very early on, it's quite clear that Winifred is the dominant one, thus making her the BigBad and Sarah and Mary her CoDragons.

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* BigBadDuumvirate: [[BigBadDuumvirate Big Bad Triumvirate]]: The Sanderson sisters, ostensibly - though from very early on, it's quite clear that Winifred is the dominant one, thus making her the BigBad and Sarah and Mary her CoDragons.
23rd Oct '16 2:31:53 PM dsneybuf
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* NeverTrustATrailer: Some Creator/DisneyChannel commercials omit any reference to the children, instead appearing to promote the witches as the stars.
19th Oct '16 9:33:16 PM masterofthehouse
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* VillainSong: "I Put a Spell on You" qualifies as both this and MagicMusic. Winnie openly gloats over what she's doing to the party-goers, even as she's doing it.

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* VillainSong: VillainSong:
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"I Put a Spell on You" qualifies as both this and MagicMusic. Winnie openly gloats over what she's doing to the party-goers, even as she's doing it.


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** Sarah gets one in the form of "Come, Little Children", which she sings to lure the children of Salem to the witches' lair.
19th Oct '16 9:22:17 PM masterofthehouse
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* JumpScare: The scene where Max and Allison rush to Dani's bed to wake her up, only to find ''Sarah'' hiding under the sheets. The accompanying ScareChord is what makes this moment effective.
19th Oct '16 9:15:41 PM masterofthehouse
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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Max lights the enchanted candle to impress Allison, showing that he's not afraid of an old legend. Binx nearly says the trope name when he reveals to Max he can talk.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: NiceJobBreakingItHero:
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Max lights the enchanted candle to impress Allison, showing that he's not afraid of an old legend. Binx nearly says the trope name when he reveals to Max he can talk.


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** Hoping to undo the curse cast on Binx, Allison and Max open the spellbook to find an answer, only for it to emit a glowing orange light that gives away their exact location to the witches.
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