History Film / Splash

27th Nov '17 7:28:51 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Dr. Kornbluth, when he learns they're going to kill the mermaid. All he wanted was to show people he's not crazy, which [[AllForNothing eventually turned out to be for nothing]] when Dr. Ross expresses Kornbluth will always be a disgrace in his eyes no matter how much he wants to prove himself he isn't. Too bad [[OneSceneWonder his mentor]] wasn't around to say "[[NiceJobBreakingItHero I hope you're happy now?]]" and express his disappointment.

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Dr. Kornbluth, when he learns they're going to kill the mermaid. All he wanted was to show people he's not crazy, which [[AllForNothing eventually turned out to be for nothing]] when his rival Dr. Ross expresses Kornbluth will always be a disgrace of a scientist in his eyes no matter how much he wants to prove himself he isn't. Too bad [[OneSceneWonder his mentor]] wasn't around to say "[[NiceJobBreakingItHero I hope you're happy now?]]" and express his disappointment.
27th Nov '17 7:27:43 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Dr. Kornbluth, when he learns they're going to kill the mermaid. All he wanted was to show people he's not crazy. Too bad [[OneSceneWonder his mentor]] wasn't around to say "[[NiceJobBreakingItHero I hope you're happy now?]]" and express his disappointment.

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Dr. Kornbluth, when he learns they're going to kill the mermaid. All he wanted was to show people he's not crazy.crazy, which [[AllForNothing eventually turned out to be for nothing]] when Dr. Ross expresses Kornbluth will always be a disgrace in his eyes no matter how much he wants to prove himself he isn't. Too bad [[OneSceneWonder his mentor]] wasn't around to say "[[NiceJobBreakingItHero I hope you're happy now?]]" and express his disappointment.
27th Nov '17 7:25:09 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* HeelFaceTurn: Dr. Kornbluth, upon learning that [[spoiler:his colleagues plan to dissect Madison.]]

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* HeelFaceTurn: Dr. Kornbluth, upon learning that [[spoiler:his colleagues plan to dissect Madison and how he would never earn the respect amongst the scientific community he deserves despite exposing Madison.]]
27th Nov '17 7:20:24 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* MadScientist: Dr. Kornbluth wants to vivisect Madison in spite of her being a sentient person.

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* MadScientist: Dr. Kornbluth Ross wants to vivisect Madison in spite of her being a sentient person.
20th Nov '17 7:22:28 PM GeorgeCastanza
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%%* {{Fanservice}}

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%%* {{Fanservice}}* {{Fanservice}}: Any of Madison's assorted nude moments, and this is a PG-rated movie!



* MrsFanservice: Madison, especially when she is first seen nude.

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* MrsFanservice: MsFanservice: Madison, especially when she is first seen nude.
19th Nov '17 4:24:57 PM GeorgeCastanza
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* MrsFanservice: Madison, especially when she is first seen nude.
27th Oct '17 11:45:45 AM DustSnitch
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* NakedOnArrival: Madison has no clothes when she transforms into human form so her first encounters on the beach with Allen and outside the Statue of Liberty have her naked.

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* NakedOnArrival: Madison has no clothes when she transforms into human form so her first encounters on the beach with Allen and outside the Statue of Liberty Art/StatueOfLiberty have her naked.



* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: It's quite an endorsement of the greatness of the UsefulNotes/StatueOfLiberty that a beautiful naked woman could be walking around and nobody notices her ''until'' the tour guide brings her to their attention.

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: It's quite an endorsement of the greatness of the UsefulNotes/StatueOfLiberty Art/StatueOfLiberty that a beautiful naked woman could be walking around and nobody notices her ''until'' the tour guide brings her to their attention.
25th Sep '17 12:41:37 PM CaptainCrawdad
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%%* BigApplesauce

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%%* BigApplesauce* BigApplesauce: Takes place in NYC.



-->'''Freddie:''' People fall in love every day, is that what you said? Yeah? Well, that's a crock. It doesn't '''''work''''' that way. Some people will never '''''be''''' that happy! '''''I'll''''' never be that happy!

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-->'''Freddie:''' People fall in love every day, is that what you said? Yeah? Well, that's a crock. It doesn't '''''work''''' ''work'' that way. Some people will never '''''be''''' ''be'' that happy! '''''I'll''''' ''I'll'' never be that happy!



%%* ElevatorGoingDown

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%%* ElevatorGoingDown* ElevatorGoingDown: Allen and Madison have sex in the elevator.



%%* FourthDateMarriage

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%%* FourthDateMarriage* FourthDateMarriage: Allen and Madison have known each other for only a short time before he decides to live with her forever underwater.



* HiddenDepths: Freddy spends most of the movie as the LovableSexManiac PluckyComicRelief. Then Alan gripes that people fall in love "every day. Look at what ''I'' got." Freddy gets dead serious, gives Alan a blistering TheReasonYouSuckSpeech, then says that Alan doesn't appreciate how lucky he is to have someone like Madison: "Every day?! Come on! Some people will never be that happy! '''''I'LL''''' never be that happy!"

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* HiddenDepths: Freddy spends most of the movie as the LovableSexManiac PluckyComicRelief. Then Alan gripes that people fall in love "every day. Look at what ''I'' got." Freddy gets dead serious, gives Alan a blistering TheReasonYouSuckSpeech, then says that Alan doesn't appreciate how lucky he is to have someone like Madison: "Every day?! Come on! Some people will never be that happy! '''''I'LL''''' ''I'll'' never be that happy!"



%%* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Dr. Ross]]

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%%* * KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Dr. Ross]]Ross]] never gets any comeuppance.



** And in the hallway. And in the kitchen. And on top of the fridge??



%%* LoveAtFirstSight
%%* MadScientist: Dr. Kornbluth. However, his rival Dr. Ross is a more cold-hearted example.

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%%* LoveAtFirstSight
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* LoveAtFirstSight: Allen and Madison fall in love almost instantly.
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MadScientist: Dr. Kornbluth. However, his rival Dr. Ross is Kornbluth wants to vivisect Madison in spite of her being a more cold-hearted example.sentient person.



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Dr. Kornbluth, when he learns they're going to kill the mermaid. All he wanted was to show people he's not crazy.
** Too bad [[OneSceneWonder his mentor]] wasn't around to say "[[NiceJobBreakingItHero I hope you're happy now?]]" and express his disappointment.

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Dr. Kornbluth, when he learns they're going to kill the mermaid. All he wanted was to show people he's not crazy.
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crazy. Too bad [[OneSceneWonder his mentor]] wasn't around to say "[[NiceJobBreakingItHero I hope you're happy now?]]" and express his disappointment.



* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: In an earlier drafts, a sea hag tells the mermaid that she can only stay on land for six days to find her human lover, and she must wet her tail every day. The finished product simplifies things by ruling that wet=tail, and dry=legs.
** This subplot makes sense, since Madison has to return to sea after six days or she "can never come back" and [[spoiler:why Allen can't return to land]].

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* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: In an earlier drafts, Madison is a sea hag tells the classic mermaid with the variation that she can only stay on land for six days to find her human lover, and she must wet turn her tail every day. The finished product simplifies things into legs by ruling that wet=tail, and dry=legs.
** This subplot makes sense, since Madison has to return to sea after six days or she "can never come back" and [[spoiler:why Allen can't return to land]].
keeping them dry. If they get wet, they'll instantly turn back into a tail.



** He turns up un-imprisoned in the sequel



** [[spoiler:Whitewashed in the sequel, as Madison reveals that she was just kidding and that it's actually perfectly okay for them to go back to land.]]
** [[spoiler:It's possible it was a test question, how much would a human be willing to give up for his aquatic lover? Once Madison realized Allen was really going to stay with her, it was safe to tell him the truth.]]
31st Jul '17 1:02:57 PM DaBradGuy
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* HiddenDepths: Freddy spends most of the movie as the LovableSexManiac PluckyComicRelief. Then Alan gripes that people fall in love "every day. Look at what ''I'' got." Freddy gets dead serious, gives Alan a blistering TheReasonYouSuckSpeech, then says that Alan doesn't appreciate how lucky he is to have someone like Madison: "Every day?! Come on! Some people will never be that happy! '''''I'LL''''' never be that happy!"
23rd Jul '17 10:07:23 AM Isaac_Heller
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%%* LargeHam: Dr. Kornbluth

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%%* * LargeHam: Dr. KornbluthKornbluth is very prone to shouting.
-->'''Kornbluth:''' BEHOLD THE MERMAID!
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