History Film / ReeferMadnessTheMusical

1st Dec '16 8:50:09 AM ironballs16
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* KarmicRape: This happens in the musical number "Little Mary Sunshine," in which Ralph's marijuana-facilitated attempted seduction of Mary goes horribly, horribly wrong.

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* KarmicRape: This happens in the musical number "Little Mary Sunshine," in which Ralph's marijuana-facilitated attempted seduction of Mary goes horribly, horribly wrong.[[GoneHorriblyRight works a little TOO well]].
8th Aug '16 7:42:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* ALoveToDismember: Ralph cuts off [[spoiler: Sally's]] head and makes out with it after he goes Ax-Crazy.
12th Jul '16 6:45:38 AM VoiceInTheWasteland
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* ALoveToDismember: Ralph cuts off [[spoiler: Sally's]] head and makes out with it after he goes Ax-Crazy.
26th Jun '16 5:31:01 PM SantosLHalper
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* ArcWords: 420[[note]]a number/phrase associated with pot culture due to MemeticMutation[[/note]] appears throughout the film, including a time on a clock, the street address of the hash house, and the hymn board in the church.

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* ArcWords: ArcNumber: 420[[note]]a number/phrase associated with pot culture due to MemeticMutation[[/note]] appears throughout the film, including a time on a clock, the street address of the hash house, and the hymn board in the church.
10th Jun '16 1:37:37 PM Morgenthaler
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* BadGirlSong: Combines with the FaceHeelTurn of the innocent Mary Lane, whose single run-in with marijuana leaves her [[IncrediblyLamePun fit to be tied.]]

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* BadGirlSong: Combines with the FaceHeelTurn of the innocent Mary Lane, whose single run-in with marijuana leaves her [[IncrediblyLamePun fit to be tied.]]
5th Mar '16 6:18:55 PM NothingUnusualHere
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* LastMinuteReprieve: Jimmy is about to be executed after being framed for murder, but he's saved in the nick of time by May and FDR.

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* LastMinuteReprieve: Jimmy is about to be executed after being framed for murder, but he's saved in the nick of time by May Mae and FDR.
5th Mar '16 3:23:38 PM Morgenthaler
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* LastMinuteReprieve: Jimmy is about to be executed after being framed for murder, but he's saved in the nick of time by May and FDR.


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* ALoveToDismember: Ralph decapitates [[spoiler:Sally]] when he becomes AxCrazy and tries to eat her, then later kisses her severed head.


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* SillyLoveSongs: "Mary Jane/Mary Lane", where Mary Lane and Jimmy wax eloquent about how ThePowerOfLove will save him. Every other character in the film even joins them, some by breaking character or coming back from the dead.
5th Mar '16 1:29:06 PM Morgenthaler
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* BigRedDevil: The Devil shows up as a red guy with horns to tempt Jimmy into a life of marihuana in the "Listen to Jesus, Jimmy" song.



* BondageIsBad: After Mary Lane smokes that evil reefer for the first time, she starts to fantasize about being a dominatrix to show her descent into [[AC:debauchery]]!



* CriticalResearchFailure: In-universe with ''RomeoAndJuliet.'' It's one of the most well known tragic endings in history. How do you not know this? [[note]]Maybe because they were high-schoolers?[[/note]]
** The musical itself [[InvokedTrope makes a point of it]] to give us the true {{Aesop}}.

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* CriticalResearchFailure: In-universe with ''RomeoAndJuliet.''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet.'' It's one of the most well known tragic endings in history. How do you not know this? [[note]]Maybe because they were high-schoolers?[[/note]]
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history, but the two teenage leads seem to think it's an idyllic love story. The musical itself [[InvokedTrope makes a point of it]] to give us the true {{Aesop}}.
3rd Mar '16 2:15:43 PM Morgenthaler
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The film stars Creator/AlanCumming, Creator/KristenBell, Christian Campbell, Steven Weber, Ana Gasteyer, and the [[TalesFromTheCrypt dude who did the voice of the Crypt Keeper.]] It premiered on Showtime in 2005.

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The film stars Creator/AlanCumming, Creator/KristenBell, Christian Campbell, Steven Weber, Ana Gasteyer, Creator/NeveCampbell, and the [[TalesFromTheCrypt [[Series/TalesFromTheCrypt dude who did the voice of the Crypt Keeper.]] It premiered on Showtime in 2005.



* WidowedAtTheWedding: In the film version, Jimmy Harper and Mary Lane imagine themselves at their wedding when Mary was shot during the gun struggle between Jimmy and Jack the dope dealer, singing the reprise of "Romeo and Juliet" while Mary [[DiedInYourArmsTonight dies in Jimmy's arms]].

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* WidowedAtTheWedding: In the film version, Jimmy Harper and Mary Lane imagine themselves at their wedding when Mary was shot during the gun struggle between Jimmy and Jack the dope dealer, singing the reprise of "Romeo and Juliet" while Mary [[DiedInYourArmsTonight dies in Jimmy's arms]].
24th Feb '16 8:12:23 PM NothingUnusualHere
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* SparedByTheAdaptation: While the original play ended with [[spoiler: every major character]] dead, the 2005 movie and subsequent productions of the play keep [[spoiler: Jimmy and Mae]] alive as per the 1936 original.
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