History Film / JohnnyEnglish

17th Jul '16 12:30:37 AM The12thDoctor
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[[caption-width-right:223:King Johnny is not amused.]]

->'''Pegasus:''' English, we can't afford any mistakes. Not tonight.
->'''Johnny English:''' The word "mistake", Sir, is not one that appears in my dictionary.

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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[TagLine When it comes to secret agents, there's the smooth, there's the sophisticated...]] [[WhatAnIdiot and there's
Johnny is not amused.]]

->'''Pegasus:'''
English.]]'']]
-->'''Pegasus:'''
English, we can't afford any mistakes. Not tonight.
->'''Johnny English:'''
tonight.\\
'''English:'''
The word "mistake", Sir, is not one that appears in my dictionary.
12th Jul '16 5:48:31 AM Hjortron18
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* MarketBasedTitle: At least one version (the Brazilian) uses Series/MrBean's name on the film's title due to the character's popularity instantly associating Rowan Atkinson with him there. He is still referred to in the film as Johnny English, though.
26th Jun '16 6:38:47 AM Hjortron18
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->'''Roger:''' Hair colour? \\
'''Johnny English:''' Um... ''([[LineOfSightName glances at a nearby]] [[FruitOfTheLoon bowl of fruit]])'' ...orange.\\
'''Pegasus:''' Orange?\\
'''Johnny English:''' Mmm. And curly. Well, frizzy, actually. Frizzy sort of thing.\\
'''Roger:''' Frizzy.\\
'''Johnny English:''' An eye patch. Broken nose. Very few teeth. Two, I would say the most. And a scar on his cheek in the shape... ''(glances at the fruit again)'' ...of a banana.\\
'''Roger:''' Which cheek?\\
'''Johnny English:''' [[GlasgowGrin Both cheeks. They sort of met in the middle.]]
-->-- Describing the "thief"

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->'''Roger:''' Hair colour? \\
'''Johnny
->'''Pegasus:''' English, we can't afford any mistakes. Not tonight.
->'''Johnny
English:''' Um... ''([[LineOfSightName glances at a nearby]] [[FruitOfTheLoon bowl of fruit]])'' ...orange.\\
'''Pegasus:''' Orange?\\
'''Johnny English:''' Mmm. And curly. Well, frizzy, actually. Frizzy sort of thing.\\
'''Roger:''' Frizzy.\\
'''Johnny English:''' An eye patch. Broken nose. Very few teeth. Two, I would say the most. And a scar on his cheek
The word "mistake", Sir, is not one that appears in the shape... ''(glances at the fruit again)'' ...of a banana.\\
'''Roger:''' Which cheek?\\
'''Johnny English:''' [[GlasgowGrin Both cheeks. They sort of met in the middle.]]
-->-- Describing the "thief"
my dictionary.
4th Mar '16 8:39:55 AM axle-k89
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* CoveredInGunge: Johnny after climbing up a toilet pipe. After the toilets flush and he pops his head out of the toilet, his head is covered in faeces. Lorna makes him take a cold shower to get rid of the smell.



* IMeantToDoThat: He covers up his bungles with one of these more than once.

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* IMeantToDoThat: He English covers up his bungles with one of these more than once.


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* OhCrap: Johnny while climbing up the pipe and seeing a wave of faeces coming down towards him.
4th Mar '16 8:35:31 AM axle-k89
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14th Feb '16 10:42:54 AM AndyLA
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* MarketBasedTitle: At least one version (the Brazilian) uses Series/MrBean's name on the film's title due to the character's popularity instantly association Rowan Atkinson with him there. He is still referred to in the film as Johnny English, though.

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* MarketBasedTitle: At least one version (the Brazilian) uses Series/MrBean's name on the film's title due to the character's popularity instantly association associating Rowan Atkinson with him there. He is still referred to in the film as Johnny English, though.
14th Feb '16 10:42:22 AM AndyLA
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* LatexPerfection: Sauvage's Plan A involved [[spoiler:creating a fake Archbishop of Canterbury to crown him king using a very fancy looking mask]].

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* LatexPerfection: Sauvage's Plan A involved [[spoiler:creating a fake Archbishop of Canterbury to crown him king using a very fancy looking mask]].mask. Ends up subverted because Sauvage realized someone would see it through and try to unmask the fake, so he just uses a lookalike instead]].


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* MarketBasedTitle: At least one version (the Brazilian) uses Series/MrBean's name on the film's title due to the character's popularity instantly association Rowan Atkinson with him there. He is still referred to in the film as Johnny English, though.
8th Feb '16 8:11:36 PM Josh47
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** There's also the notion that Mr. Sauvage only becomes King Pascal at the moment the crown touches his head, when actually (assuming that Elizabeth II's abdication and Pascal's claim to the throne are recognised), he would be monarch as soon as the abdication form was signed. The coronation is just a ceremony.

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** There's also the notion that Mr. Sauvage only becomes King Pascal at the moment the crown touches his head, when actually (assuming that Elizabeth II's abdication and Pascal's claim to the throne are recognised), he would be monarch as soon as the abdication form was signed.signed and Parliament has given consent. The coronation is just a ceremony.
24th Jan '16 1:43:12 AM Josh47
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** In any case, even were Elizabeth to abdicate, Prince Charles would be next in line.

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** In any case, even were Elizabeth to abdicate, Prince Charles would be next in line. If she were to renounce the throne for her descendants as well, the next in line would be David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley.[[note]]son of Princess Margaret, the Queen's sister[[/note]]
24th Jan '16 1:37:44 AM Josh47
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* ArtisticLicenseLaw + ArtisticLicenseHistory: With respect to the (albeit unwritten) Constitution and the power of the Crown. In RealLife, you could ''not'' get the Queen to abdicate with the stroke of a pen,[[note]]it requires an Act of all Parliaments in nations where she is head of stat[[/note]] and whilst the bit where [[spoiler: all land in the country is technically the possession of the Crown and can be confiscated at will]] needs clarification,[[note]]and it would probably violate human rights law/treaties[[/note]] the monarch has very little actual power, which is ''de facto'' exercised by their government. It also ignores historical precedent concerning [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_I_of_England#Execution what happens to monarchs who try to exercise too much personal power]]. Of course all of this is (thankfully?) ignored in favour of RuleOfFunny and a good story (see below).

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* ArtisticLicenseLaw + ArtisticLicenseHistory: With respect to the (albeit unwritten) Constitution and the power of the Crown. In RealLife, you could ''not'' get the Queen to abdicate with the stroke of a pen,[[note]]it requires an Act of all Parliaments in nations where she is head of stat[[/note]] state[[/note]] and whilst the bit where [[spoiler: all land in the country is technically the possession of the Crown and can be confiscated at will]] needs clarification,[[note]]and it would probably violate human rights law/treaties[[/note]] the monarch has very little actual power, which is ''de facto'' exercised by their government. It also ignores historical precedent concerning [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_I_of_England#Execution what happens to monarchs who try to exercise too much personal power]]. Of course all of this is (thankfully?) ignored in favour of RuleOfFunny and a good story (see below).



** Furthermore, in real life a coronation takes more than a year to organise, rather than just days as this film suggests. Also, it seems unlikely that a monarch would be allowed to quietly slip away to a castle in France so soon before getting crowned.[note]It is traditional for the monarch to spend the night before in the Speaker's apartment of the Palace of Westminster.[/note]

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** Furthermore, in real life a coronation takes more than a year to organise, rather than just days as this film suggests. Also, it seems unlikely that a monarch would be allowed to quietly slip away to a castle in France so soon before getting crowned.[note]It [[note]]It is traditional for the monarch to spend the night before in the Speaker's apartment of the Palace of Westminster.[/note][[/note]]
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