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23rd Jan '17 7:25:59 PM lorgskyegon
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* MarryThemAll: Vinnie has three wives over the course of the movie. And not a single divorce.

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* MarryThemAll: Vinnie has three wives over the course of the movie. And not a single divorce.divorce (that is seen or mentioned, at least).


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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Despite the mob now knowing where Vinnie and many other ex-mobsters live, no one is moved and the assassins are there as well.


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** But it's completely done wrong. First off, the program is run by the US Marshals, not the FBI. They would never put that many mobsters in a single town, because of the reason shown in the film (a new crime wave) and because if it was found out, many people would be killed at once.
23rd Jan '17 7:19:13 PM lorgskyegon
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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Completely subverted with ADA Hannah. She searches Vinnie's trunk without a warrant, socializes with a suspect, goes back on a plea bargain, and, at the end, seems to ignore Vinnie's criminal behavior.
23rd Jan '17 7:14:49 PM lorgskyegon
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* CrapsaccharineWorld: The mobsters in Witness Protection feel this way about Fryburg. Vinnie's testimony at trial sums it up:
-->"I get to live in a place - it's okay, don't get me wrong - the air is clean, the people are nice; but for a guy like me, who was raised on the sidewalks of the city that never sleeps, it's a living hell."
14th Dec '16 6:57:55 AM ThallianGold
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* {Foreshadowing}: Hannah insists that her town is not the dumping ground for the FBI's criminal elements. She has no idea how wrong she is.

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* {Foreshadowing}: {{Foreshadowing}}: Hannah insists that her town is not the dumping ground for the FBI's criminal elements. She has no idea how wrong she is.
14th Dec '16 6:57:32 AM ThallianGold
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* {Foreshadowing}: Hannah insists that her town is not the dumping ground for the FBI's criminal elements. She has no idea how wrong she is.
14th Dec '16 6:31:31 AM ThallianGold
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** Also subverted, since Vinnie pulls off some brilliant lies with few hints at his true intentions, such as when he cons Barney into letting him off the cuffs at the airport, and especially when Vinnie insists he doesn't like guns.
29th Oct '16 8:12:38 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* BavarianFireDrill: Vinnie talks Barney into handing over his wrinkled suit trousers so he can take them downstaris to get pressed, treating it as SeriousBusiness. Barney stands alone in his boxers for a moment before realizing that he's been had, and Vinnie gave him the slip.

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* BavarianFireDrill: Vinnie talks Barney into handing over his wrinkled suit trousers so he can take them downstaris downstairs to get pressed, treating it as SeriousBusiness. SeriousBusiness, when his actual plan is to give his F.B.I. handler the slip. Barney stands alone in his boxers for a moment before realizing that he's been had, and Vinnie gave him the slip.had.
29th Oct '16 8:08:19 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* BilingualBonus: Vinnie's (probably fictional) dog is named "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Vaffanculo]]." Hannah's reaction to this indicates she not only understood it, but provides context for the audience that this was Not A Nice Thing To Name A Dog.

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* BilingualBonus: Vinnie's (probably fictional) dog is named "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Vaffanculo]]." Hannah's reaction to this indicates she not only understood it, but provides context for the audience that this was Not A Nice Thing To Name A Dog.[[note]]It basically translates to "Go do it in the ass."[[/note]]
22nd Oct '16 12:51:16 PM lorgskyegon
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* BilingualBonus: Vinnie's (probably fictional) dog is named "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Fongool]]." Hannah's reaction to this indicates she not only understood it, but provides context for the audience that this was Not A Nice Thing To Name A Dog.

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* BilingualBonus: Vinnie's (probably fictional) dog is named "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Fongool]].Vaffanculo]]." Hannah's reaction to this indicates she not only understood it, but provides context for the audience that this was Not A Nice Thing To Name A Dog.



* CharacterDevelopment: Vinnie becomes more responsible and it's implied he really does come to love and care about the town. Barney loosens up and learns to enjoy his life.

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* CharacterDevelopment: Vinnie becomes more responsible and it's implied he really does come to love and care about the town. Barney loosens up and learns to enjoy his life.life; Hannah does the same.


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* HereWeGoAgain: The pair of hitmen sent to kill Vinnie end up in Witness Protection as well. They even live in the same town and have married Vinnie's first and second wives.


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* MarryThemAll: Vinnie has three wives over the course of the movie. And not a single divorce.
22nd Oct '16 12:47:06 PM lorgskyegon
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* CreatureOfHabit: Barney starts as this, to the point that his wife leaves him because he never changes anything about his routine and is not fun anymore.


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** Of course since Vinnie is a ConsummateLiar, you have to take everything he says with a grain of salt.
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