History Film / MissCongeniality

6th Oct '16 2:20:29 PM DrOO7
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Gracie's desperate to save Cheryl by yanking the rigged crown off her head makes her look like an insanely jealous losing contestant.



* HelpMistakenForAttack: Gracie's trying to get the crown off Cheryl's head to save her life, but everyone assumes she's an insanely jealous loser trying to steal it.



* LovableAlphaBitch: Miss Texas certainly wants to win and looks shocked and furious when she doesn't -- but she still helps Gracie out and is nice to the other girls.

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* LovableAlphaBitch: Miss Texas certainly wants to win and looks shocked and furious when she doesn't -- but she still helps Gracie out and is nice to the other girls. She also tries to intervene in what she thinks are Gracie's crazed attempts at taking the crown from Cheryl, not realizing that Gracie is trying to save Cheryl's life.


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* NeverHeardThatOneBefore: A sleazy pageant assistant is reading off the names of the contestants. When he gets to Miss Washington, he comments, "Nice apples". Which Washington State is known for, but he's clearly referring to either her breasts or buttocks. Her reaction makes it quite clear this isn't the first time she's heard something like this.
--> '''Miss Washington''': Original. You come up with that all by yourself?
11th Sep '16 8:38:52 PM DrOO7
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** Also paired with StraightGay, as this declaration is the only indication that we get that she's homosexual.
4th Sep '16 8:56:01 AM Circeus
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* WeaponizedHeadgear: Gracie Hart uses the Miss United States crown to knock a saboteur hiding behind a Statue Of Liberty backdrop off the stage, since it was rigged with explosives.

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* WeaponizedHeadgear: Gracie Hart uses the Miss United States crown to knock a saboteur hiding behind a Statue Of Liberty backdrop off the stage, since it was Cathy Morningside has rigged the prize crown with explosives.explosive and intents to detonate t immediately after it's handed over to the winner.
4th Sep '16 8:25:03 AM Circeus
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* ExtendedDisarming: Gracie can hide an amazing number of weapons in her pageant gown.
** And donuts.

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* ExtendedDisarming: Gracie can hide an amazing number of weapons (and donuts) in her pageant gown.
** And donuts.
gown.
16th May '16 1:04:12 PM Boggs
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** Of course, he ''is'' very eager to get Eric to join Gracie and him for lunch when he first meets him...
24th Apr '16 9:33:39 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Gracie
24th Apr '16 9:32:37 PM Morgenthaler
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* HotterAndSexier: With an extra IncrediblyLamePun for a bonus. When he see Cheryl's baton twirling at the preliminaries at the Alamo, she does a very innocent routine to patriotic music with a very conservative outfit. Later on, after Gracie encourages her to be more confident in herself, she does a much sexier routine to hip-hop music (with batons on fire, hence the "hotter.")

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* HotterAndSexier: With an extra IncrediblyLamePun pun for a bonus. When he see Cheryl's baton twirling at the preliminaries at the Alamo, she does a very innocent routine to patriotic music with a very conservative outfit. Later on, after Gracie encourages her to be more confident in herself, she does a much sexier routine to hip-hop music (with batons on fire, hence the "hotter.")



* IncrediblyLamePun: The New York/Hawaii rivalry with all the barbs thrown back and forth finally culminated on pageant day. In all the chaos Hawaii asks New York, "What, no insults today?" New York, too stressed to really give a damn, halfheartedly snarks, "You're a Don Ho."
21st Mar '16 4:11:48 PM nombretomado
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* NamesTheSame: [[BoyMeetsWorld Eric Matthews]]

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* NamesTheSame: [[BoyMeetsWorld [[Series/BoyMeetsWorld Eric Matthews]]
21st Mar '16 11:23:01 AM BillWoods
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-->'''Victor Melling:''' "They've got their Southern Belles, their Midwestern farmer's daughters, spunky Western cowgirls, and I have... Dirty Harriet."

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-->'''Victor Melling:''' "They've They've got their Southern Belles, their Midwestern farmer's daughters, spunky Western cowgirls, and I have... Dirty Harriet."
21st Mar '16 11:22:22 AM BillWoods
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-->'''Victor Melling:''' [teaching Gracie how to glide] See? Glide. It's all in the buttocks. Don't I look pretty?

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-->'''Victor Melling:''' [teaching [''teaching Gracie how to glide] glide''] See? Glide. It's all in the buttocks. Don't I look pretty?



** Also, the actresses are actually doing the talent tricks - except for Cheryl with the fire batons, given Heather Burns was willing to learn how to twirl, but not to expose herself to flames (a professional replaces her).

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** Also, the actresses are actually doing the talent tricks - -- except for Cheryl with the fire batons, given batons. Heather Burns was willing to learn how to twirl, but not to expose herself to flames (a professional replaces her).



''(Gracie is taken to the stage, wildly pointing at her head while she protests about the crown, while Victor cheers her on)''\\

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''(Gracie [''Gracie is taken to the stage, wildly pointing at her head while she protests about the crown, while Victor cheers her on)''\\on'']\\



-->"And we'll be right back with our five final lesbians. --Interviews!"

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-->"And we'll be right back with our five final lesbians. --Interviews!"--''Interviews''!"



* GunsInChurch: "He had a gun!" "This is Texas. Everybody has a gun. My FLORIST has a gun."

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* GunsInChurch: "He GunsInChurch:
--> '''Gracie''': He
had a gun!" "This gun!\\
'''Cathy''': This
is Texas. Everybody has a gun. My FLORIST ''florist'' has a gun."gun!



* IronicEcho: "It is not a beauty pageant - it is a ''scholarship program''!"
** *rolls eyes* Yeah, yeah.
*** ''[[MeaningfulEcho Yes!]]''

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* IronicEcho: "It is not a beauty pageant - -- it is a ''scholarship program''!"
** *rolls eyes*
program''!"\\
[''rolls eyes'']
Yeah, yeah.
***
yeah.\\
''[[MeaningfulEcho Yes!]]''



* LovableAlphaBitch: Miss Texas certainly wants to win and looks shocked and furious when she doesn't - but she still helps Gracie out and is nice to the other girls.

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* LovableAlphaBitch: Miss Texas certainly wants to win and looks shocked and furious when she doesn't - -- but she still helps Gracie out and is nice to the other girls.



-->[[spoiler:'''Morningside:''' ''(to Gracie)'' You think you saved something tonight, but all you did was to destroy the dream of young women all over this country!]]\\

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-->[[spoiler:'''Morningside:''' ''(to Gracie)'' [''to Gracie''] You think you saved something tonight, but all you did was to destroy the dream of young women all over this country!]]\\



* PlayingGertrude: In the sequel, Eileen Brennan plays Stanfield's mother, despite being a year '''''younger''''' than William Shatner!



'''Gracie''': Oh, *I* have sarcasm? When every word that comes out of your mouth is dripping with disdain?

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'''Gracie''': Oh, *I* ''I'' have sarcasm? When every word that comes out of your mouth is dripping with disdain?



* TwentyMinutesIntoThePast: As noted above, the movie is set during the year after the original movie - despite being made actually five years later.

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* TwentyMinutesIntoThePast: As noted above, the movie is set during the year after the original movie - -- despite being made actually five years later.
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