History Film / JohnnyEnglish

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]]
27th Dec '15 12:20:07 PM bt8257
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* Redshirt: [[spoiler:Agent One]].

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* Redshirt: RedShirt: [[spoiler:Agent One]].
27th Dec '15 12:19:03 PM bt8257
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* Foreshadowing: [[spoiler:Johnny's line to Sauvage: "My bottom will be King of England before you are."]]

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* Foreshadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler:Johnny's line to Sauvage: "My bottom will be King of England before you are."]]
26th Nov '15 8:10:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* CastingGag:
** Amusingly, Series/{{Blackadder}} I (Creator/RowanAtkinson) actually ''was'' a king, [[HilariousInHindsight who ruled for about thirty seconds.]] and Series/{{Blackadder}} Back and Forth featured another Blackadder becoming King, this time for life with the implication that his ancestors before him and his descendants after him were Kings and Queens of England, too.
** Rosamund Pike actually ''was'' in a ''Film/JamesBond'' movie (''Film/DieAnotherDay'').
** So was Rowan Atkinson, if an unofficial one (''Film/NeverSayNeverAgain'').
** Funnier when you realise the villain from ''Film/DieAnotherDay'' is also here, playing the prime minister, meaning both the villain and the FemmeFatale are both here playing good guys.
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