History Film / Shaft

2nd Aug '16 1:10:48 PM JamesAustin
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* BadassMoustache
* [[{{Badass}} Bad Motherf]]-- ''[[BigShutUp Shut your mouth]]!''
** {{Badbutt}}-- In the series of TV movies, he got downgraded to a [[{{Bowdlerize}} Bad Melon Farmer]] for fear of [[MoralGuardians offending the delicate sensitivities of white TV audiences]].

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* BadassMoustache
* [[{{Badass}} Bad Motherf]]--
BadassMoustache: Shaft has a moustache, and as we all know, he's a bad motherf-- ''[[BigShutUp Shut your mouth]]!''
** * {{Badbutt}}-- In the series of TV movies, he got downgraded to a [[{{Bowdlerize}} Bad Melon Farmer]] for fear of [[MoralGuardians offending the delicate sensitivities of white TV audiences]].
22nd Apr '16 8:46:18 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* GuileHero: Shaft's cunning is one of his greatest assets.
26th Mar '16 7:00:40 PM JMQwilleran
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* FlippingTheBird: The original film opens with John Shaft flipping the bird at a cab driver who's honking his horn at him and yelling "Up yours! Get out of the way!"
26th Feb '16 1:08:05 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* FollowTheLeader: ''Shaft'' essentially was the UrExample for {{Blaxploitation}}, with ''Film/SweetSweetbacksBaadasssssSong'' as the genre's TropeMaker, though not an example.
21st Jan '16 8:23:54 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* IHaveYourWife: The mafia kidnaps Bumpy's daughter to try and make him back down.
21st Jan '16 2:41:19 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TheMafia: They serve as the main antagonists, trying to take over Harlem.
21st Jan '16 2:40:22 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* FriendOnTheForce: Lt. Androzzi, one of the few cops Shaft genuinely likes and respects.


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13th Nov '15 2:00:14 AM moloch
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!! Films in this series:

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!! Films "That cat Shaft shows up in this series:these baaad mutha- / Shut your mouth!":



!!"But I'm troping about Shaft/And we can dig it":

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!!"But I'm troping about Shaft/And Shaft!/And we can dig it":
8th Oct '15 11:29:24 PM moloch
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* [[{{Badass}} Bad Mother]]-- ''[[BigShutUp Shut your mouth]]!''

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* [[{{Badass}} Bad Mother]]-- Motherf]]-- ''[[BigShutUp Shut your mouth]]!''
8th Oct '15 11:26:07 PM moloch
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Incidentally, Ernest Tidyman, writer of the original novel series, also wrote ''Film/TheFrenchConnection.''

In 2014 a ''Shaft'' comic book debuted to good critical buzz, inspired more by the Tidyman novels and written by David Walker of [=BadAzz=] [=MoFo=], a blog about Blaxploitation history.

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Incidentally, Ernest Tidyman, writer of the original novel series, series and the first two movies, also wrote ''Film/TheFrenchConnection.''

In 2014 a ''Shaft'' comic book debuted to good strong critical buzz, reaction, inspired more by the Tidyman novels and written by David Walker of [=BadAzz=] [=MoFo=], a blog about Blaxploitation history.
history. Included in each issue of the first arc, ''A Complicated Man'', was a chapter of ''Shaft's Revenge'', the first new novel about John Shaft since Tidyman's death. A second arc, ''Imitation Of Life'', is in the works.
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http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.Shaft