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28th Mar '18 9:35:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* HappinessInMinimumWage: At the end of the film, Peter quits his SoulCrushingDeskJob so he can spend his days as a construction worker just like his neighbor Lawrence.
21st Mar '18 2:58:58 PM XFllo
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* StandardOfficeSetting: The film offers a comedic look at just how soul-crushing such an environment can be. Short cubicle walls make it easy for managers to lean over at any time to make unreasonable demands, and make it impossible to escape noise made by other workers.
20th Mar '18 9:21:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* SoulCrushingDeskJob: The plot is all about our main character Peter Gibbons and his friends working a dead-end job at the Initech software company under Bill Lumberg, a PointyHairedBoss obsessed with TPS reports. When their jobs are threatened because the bosses have decided to downsize, they hatch a StealingFromTheTill scheme. However, no one gets it worse than Milton, an extremely introverted person who is hounded by Lumberg throughout the film before [[spoiler:GoingPostal and burning down Initech]]. Peter decides to quit his job and [[HappinessInMinimumWage live a happier life as a construction worker]].

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* SoulCrushingDeskJob: The plot is all about our main character Peter Gibbons and his friends working a dead-end job at the Initech software company under Bill Lumberg, a PointyHairedBoss MeanBoss obsessed with TPS reports. When their jobs are threatened because the bosses have decided to downsize, they hatch a StealingFromTheTill scheme. However, no one gets it worse than Milton, an extremely introverted person who is hounded by Lumberg throughout the film before [[spoiler:GoingPostal and burning down Initech]]. Peter decides to quit his job and [[HappinessInMinimumWage live a happier life as a construction worker]].
20th Mar '18 9:08:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* SoulSuckingDeskJob: The plot is all about our main character Peter Gibbons and his friends working a dead-end job at the Initech software company under Bill Lumberg, a PointyHairedBoss obsessed with TPS reports. When their jobs are threatened because the bosses have decided to downsize, they hatch a StealingFromTheTill scheme. However, no one gets it worse than Milton, an extremely introverted person who is hounded by Lumberg throughout the film before [[spoiler:GoingPostal and burning down Initech]]. Peter decides to quit his job and [[HappinessInMinimumWage live a happier life as a construction worker]].

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* SoulSuckingDeskJob: SoulCrushingDeskJob: The plot is all about our main character Peter Gibbons and his friends working a dead-end job at the Initech software company under Bill Lumberg, a PointyHairedBoss obsessed with TPS reports. When their jobs are threatened because the bosses have decided to downsize, they hatch a StealingFromTheTill scheme. However, no one gets it worse than Milton, an extremely introverted person who is hounded by Lumberg throughout the film before [[spoiler:GoingPostal and burning down Initech]]. Peter decides to quit his job and [[HappinessInMinimumWage live a happier life as a construction worker]].
20th Mar '18 9:08:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* SoulSuckingDeskJob: The plot is all about our main character Peter Gibbons and his friends working a dead-end job at the Initech software company under Bill Lumberg, a PointyHairedBoss obsessed with TPS reports. When their jobs are threatened because the bosses have decided to downsize, they hatch a StealingFromTheTill scheme. However, no one gets it worse than Milton, an extremely introverted person who is hounded by Lumberg throughout the film before [[spoiler:GoingPostal and burning down Initech]]. Peter decides to quit his job and [[HappinessInMinimumWage live a happier life as a construction worker]].
3rd Feb '18 3:56:05 PM Brandon
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* TokenBlackGuy: Steve, the Initrode employee turned magazine salesman, is the only African-American character in the entire film, and one of only two non-white characters along with Samir.

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* TokenBlackGuy: Steve, the Initrode employee turned magazine salesman, is salesman,as well as Tom's lawyer are the only African-American character characters in the entire film, and one of the only two other non-white characters along with character is Samir.
1st Jan '18 5:23:09 AM jormis29
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A 1999 comedy written and directed by Creator/MikeJudge, who adapted it from his "Milton" shorts on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive''. The cast includes Ron Livingston, Creator/JenniferAniston, Creator/StephenRoot, and Gary Cole.

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A 1999 comedy written and directed by Creator/MikeJudge, who adapted it from his "Milton" shorts on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive''. The cast includes Ron Livingston, Creator/JenniferAniston, Creator/StephenRoot, and Gary Cole.Creator/GaryCole.



** Bill Lumbergh wears an [[Series/BabylonFive Earthforce Academy]] graduation ring. Actor Gary Cole kept it from his previous role in ''Series/{{Crusade}}''.

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** Bill Lumbergh wears an [[Series/BabylonFive Earthforce Academy]] graduation ring. Actor Gary Cole Creator/GaryCole kept it from his previous role in ''Series/{{Crusade}}''.
9th Dec '17 2:25:18 AM TitoMosquito
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* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop[=/=]SpaceWhaleAesop: Joanna's belief that jobs are supposed to be terrible and that there's no point trying to make it better, much less using it as an excuse to commit a crime.
6th Dec '17 12:25:24 PM WhiteRoseSamurai
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** Or maybe Milton was Initech's (or just Lumbergh's) karma. Their treatment of him was downright illegal. A DeletedScene reveals [[spoiler:Lumbergh died in the fire.]] Whether this is canon is unknown.

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** Or maybe Milton was Initech's (or just Lumbergh's) karma. Their treatment of him was downright illegal. A DeletedScene deleted scene reveals [[spoiler:Lumbergh died in the fire.]] Whether this is canon is unknown.
6th Dec '17 12:21:23 PM WhiteRoseSamurai
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* HeelRealization: Peter eventually comes to realize what he did was wrong with the embezzlement and that other people felt worse about their jobs, yet did them anyway.

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* HeelRealization: Peter eventually comes to realize what he did was wrong with the embezzlement and that other people felt worse about their jobs, yet did everywhere have jobs they hate, but do them anyway.
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