History Film / Pleasantville

21st May '17 7:01:11 AM Sabrewing
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* ObsessiveCompulsiveBarkeeping: Bill wiping down the soda shop's countertop in his introductory scene. He'd been at it so long that he had worn down the vinyl into a circular smear.
16th May '17 4:24:23 PM stuffedninja
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* MaybeEverAfter: The film ends with [[spoiler:Betty and Bill sitting on a bench, completely uncertain of what the future holds for them for the first time in their lives.]]
16th May '17 4:21:47 PM stuffedninja
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* AscendedFanboy: David becomes Bud which he loves at first.

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* AscendedFanboy: David becomes Bud Bud, which he loves at first.first.
* AutoErotica: What mainly goes down at Lovers Lane, and seen (or rather, heard) firsthand between Jennifer and Skip at that location.



* BlankBook: The entire library in Pleasantville is completely blank -- nobody ever read on the show, after all.

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* BlankBook: The entire library in Pleasantville is completely blank -- nobody ever read on the show, after all. Once changes begin occurring in the town, the books start to get filled.


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* GroinAttack: When still-grey people begin a large fire to throw books into, Skip is seen trying to wrestle Jennifer's copy of ''Literature/LadyChatterleysLover''--a book she actually liked--away from her, and this is how she disarms him and reclaims the book.
3rd May '17 11:40:21 AM CosmicFerret
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A deliberately {{troperrific}} 1998 dramedy film written and directed by Gary Ross, starring Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Creator/TobeyMaguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, Creator/WilliamHMacy, J.T. Walsh, and Creator/DonKnotts.

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A deliberately {{troperrific}} 1998 dramedy film written and directed by Gary Ross, starring Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Creator/TobeyMaguire, Jeff Daniels, Creator/JeffDaniels, Joan Allen, Creator/WilliamHMacy, J.T. Walsh, and Creator/DonKnotts.
25th Mar '17 3:02:30 AM Mrquizmo
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* MaltShop

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* MaltShopMaltShop: Being a stereotypical 50's sitcom town, one is featured as a prime hangout for the town's teens.
25th Mar '17 2:54:52 AM Mrquizmo
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**This also happens during the scene when the TV Repairman interacts with the teens near the beginning of the movie. The teens appear aware of the odd thunder, looking up in mild confusion when it strikes.
25th Mar '17 2:49:21 AM Mrquizmo
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!!We'll be right back after some important Tropes from our sponsors!:

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!!We'll be right back after some important Tropes from our sponsors!:
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* DomesticApplianceDisaster: The male bowling club have a member, named Roy, who was asked, as a proof of the new anarchy, to show the back of his shirt hidden under his jacket. It have a iron-shaped burning on it. How did it happen? Apparently, Roy's wife was distracted because she was "thinking".

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* DomesticApplianceDisaster: The male all-male bowling club have has a member, member named Roy, Roy who was asked, as a proof of the new anarchy, to show the back of his shirt hidden under his jacket. It have a has an iron-shaped burning on mark burned into it. How did it happen? Apparently, Roy's wife was distracted because she was "thinking".
25th Mar '17 2:40:08 AM Mrquizmo
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!!This movie provides examples of the following tropes:

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!!This movie provides examples of the following tropes:
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22nd Feb '17 4:08:42 AM thewhitefairy
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*DomesticApplianceDisaster: The male bowling club have a member, named Roy, who was asked, as a proof of the new anarchy, to show the back of his shirt hidden under his jacket. It have a iron-shaped burning on it. How did it happen? Apparently, Roy's wife was distracted because she was "thinking".
1st Feb '17 3:14:10 AM YankeeDave
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* NobodyPoops: There aren't any toilets. When inspected, the stalls turn out to be empty.

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* NobodyPoops: There aren't any toilets. When inspected, the stalls turn out to be empty. Safe to assume NoPeriodsPeriod applies as well for the same reason.
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