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18th Jun '16 2:33:21 PM lorgskyegon
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-->'''Colonel James:''' What was his name?
-->'''Rago:''' Who?
-->'''James:''' The soldier on the sign. What was his name?

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-->'''Colonel James:''' What was his name?
-->'''Rago:''' Who?
-->'''James:''' The soldier on
James:'''Do you remember the sign. What was his name? soldier's name?


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-->'''Rago:'''No.
9th Mar '16 6:52:43 AM Mdumas43073
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-->'''James:''' The soldier on the sign. What was his name? ''(Cue blank look and dead silence.)''

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-->'''James:''' The soldier on the sign. What was his name? ''(Cue name?
-->''(Cue
blank look and dead silence.silence from Rago.)''
9th Mar '16 6:51:53 AM Mdumas43073
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A 1994 American comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, starring Creator/DannyDevito and Gregory Hines.

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A 1994 American comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, starring Creator/DannyDevito Creator/DannyDeVito and Gregory Hines.
9th Mar '16 6:51:29 AM Mdumas43073
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American film released in 1994 starring Creator/DannyDevito and Gregory Hines.

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A 1994 American comedy film released in 1994 directed by Penny Marshall, starring Creator/DannyDevito and Gregory Hines.
9th Mar '16 6:43:10 AM Mdumas43073
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American film released in 1994 starring Danny Devito and Gregory Hines.

A down-on-his luck businessman named Bill Rago (Danny Devito) ends up applying for and being given a job as a teacher for the U.S. Army. He soon learns that he has to get his group of students to avoid flunking the class.

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American film released in 1994 starring Danny Devito Creator/DannyDevito and Gregory Hines.

A down-on-his luck businessman named Bill Rago (Danny Devito) ([=DeVito=]) ends up applying for and being given a job as a teacher for the U.S. Army. He soon learns that he has to get his group of students to avoid flunking the class.
19th Nov '15 10:38:39 AM lorgskyegon
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* SpecialEffectFailure: A minor one near the end. As Sgt. Cass leads his new recruits in Bill's Hamlet marching cadence, you can hear the recruits respond, but none of them are seen talking. Obviously dubbed in after.
3rd Jul '15 11:42:43 PM Dingbot
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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: When Rago is confronted by the company commander over his teaching methods and motivations, he dismisses any prior experience with the military and proudly points out that he carried a sign with a dead soldier's name on it to protest the Vietnam War.
-->'''Colonel James:''' What was his name?
-->'''Rago:''' Who?
-->'''James:''' The soldier on the sign. What was his name? ''(Cue blank look and dead silence.)''
28th May '15 11:00:50 AM creepingdeath
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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Bill tries to get Captain Murdoch to look into Hobbs for officer training, but Murdoch ends up finding that Hobbs has a warrant out for his arrest, making Rago feel terrible when he's arrested.
28th May '15 9:33:20 AM creepingdeath
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* DrillSergeantNasty: Sergeant Cass, but he's not particularly mean. It's still not a good idea to undermine his authority in front of the recruits.


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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Both Captain Murdoch and Colonel James are nice guys who support Rago.
17th Feb '14 7:19:11 AM creepingdeath
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A down-on-his luck businessman named Bill Ringo (Danny Devito) ends up applying for and being given a job as a teacher for the U.S. Army. He soon learns that he has to get his group of students to avoid flunking the class.

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A down-on-his luck businessman named Bill Ringo Rago (Danny Devito) ends up applying for and being given a job as a teacher for the U.S. Army. He soon learns that he has to get his group of students to avoid flunking the class.



* CoolTeacher: Bill Ringo eventually transitions to this role after completing the obstacle course to prove himself to his class.
* DeathCourse: Not a literal example, however, given how Bill Ringo looks and the shape he is in, the normal obstacle course may be enough of one.

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* CoolTeacher: Bill Ringo Rago eventually transitions to this role after completing the obstacle course to prove himself to his class.
* DeathCourse: Not a literal example, however, given how Bill Ringo Rago looks and the shape he is in, the normal obstacle course may be enough of one.



* RousingSpeech: Done by both Bill Ringo and the students.

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* RousingSpeech: Done by both Bill Ringo Rago and the students.students. In-universe, the "St. Crispin's Day" speech from Henry V is quoted twice.
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