History Film / StayTuned

31st Jul '16 6:45:44 AM AnotherGuy
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* DatedHistory: UWF was an acronym for "Underworld Wrestling Federation", which is the same parody as WWF was an acronym for "World Wrestling Federation"... before it changed its name to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) 10 years after the film came out. Had the movie been filmed in the present today, UWF would have been "UWE" for "Underworld Wrestling Entertainment".

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* DatedHistory: UWF was an acronym for "Underworld Wrestling Federation", which is the same parody as WWF was an acronym for "World Wrestling Federation"... before it changed its name to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) 10 years after the film came out. Had the movie been filmed in the present today, UWF would have been "UWE" for "Underworld Wrestling Entertainment". [[Creator/UweBoll Which would have been hilarious in hindsight.]]
31st Jul '16 6:41:22 AM AnotherGuy
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* ParodyCommercial: At one point there is a WesternAnimation/YogiBear commercial concerning beer for children. Not to mention the "Max Hell" cassette tapes, which blow the head of the listener clean off. Possibly related to, or at least suggested by, the Hamm's Beer commercials starting in the 1950s, which ''did'' feature a cartoon bear (not Yogi, though). The commercials were eventually discontinued (though not until at least the 1970s) due to the AnimationAgeGhetto implications of appearing to market beer to children.

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* ParodyCommercial: At one point there is a WesternAnimation/YogiBear [[WesternAnimation/YogiBear Yogi Beer]] commercial concerning beer for children. Not to mention the "Max Hell" cassette tapes, which blow the head of the listener clean off. Possibly related to, or at least suggested by, the Hamm's Beer commercials starting in the 1950s, which ''did'' feature a cartoon bear (not Yogi, though). The commercials were eventually discontinued (though not until at least the 1970s) due to the AnimationAgeGhetto implications of appearing to market beer to children.
31st Jul '16 6:40:30 AM AnotherGuy
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* IfYouDieICallYourStuff: An intern does this after Crowley gets even with Spike.
-->'''Intern''': (With his own remote in hand and sitting in Spike's chair) I call his parking space.

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* IfYouDieICallYourStuff: An intern Pierce does this after Crowley gets even with Spike.
-->'''Intern''': (With -->'''Pierce''': ''(with his own remote in hand and sitting in Spike's chair) chair)'' I call his parking space.
31st Jul '16 6:39:31 AM AnotherGuy
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* ItsNotSupposedToWinOscars: Pierce is disgusted by Godzilla just stomping on the Seidenbaums - because it has no context. Spike retorts that Satan isn't interested in anything deep, he just wants cheap entertainment.

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* ItsNotSupposedToWinOscars: Invoked. Pierce is disgusted by Godzilla just stomping on the Seidenbaums - because it has no context. Spike retorts that Satan isn't interested in anything deep, he just wants cheap entertainment.
31st Jul '16 6:38:47 AM AnotherGuy
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* ItsNotSupposedToWinOscars: Pierce is disgusted by Godzilla just stomping on the Seidenbaums - because it has no context. Spike retorts that Satan isn't interested in anything deep, he just wants cheap entertainment.
18th Nov '15 1:09:07 PM JackassRules17
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* CoversAlwaysLie: [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a7/Stay_Tuned_Poster.jpg That dog on the original poster?]] Not in the movie.
14th Nov '15 9:34:39 PM JackassRules17
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* PlayfulHacker: Darryl. At the beginning of the film, he hijacks broadcast signals to make some money with it. A line from a neighbor indicates he has done this before.
14th Apr '15 2:52:00 PM MyTimingIsOff
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* StatusQuoGameShow: The sadistic game show, ''You Can't Win'', which was also the former {{Trope Namer|s}}.
14th Apr '15 2:49:27 PM MyTimingIsOff
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{{The one w|ith}}here [[Series/ThreesCompany Jack Tripper]] is TrappedInTVLand with Series/{{M|orkAndMindy}}indy and has to escape or they'll both die.

To be more precise, ''Stay Tuned'' is a 1992 comedy starring Creator/JohnRitter, Pam Dawber, Creator/JeffreyJones, and Creator/EugeneLevy. The plot revolves around Ritter's character Roy Knable, who is a couch potato, former fencer and plumbing supply salesman down on his luck. Dawber plays his neglected wife Helen, who after a fight throws one of Roy's old fencing trophies into the TV. This action prompts Jones in his role as [[{{Satan}} Mr. Spike]], to appear at their front door, with an offer to Roy for a new satellite dish system, filled with [[NumberOfTheBeast 666]] channels of every program you can't get on the four big networks (CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX).

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{{The one w|ith}}here [[Series/ThreesCompany Jack Tripper]] is TrappedInTVLand with Series/{{M|orkAndMindy}}indy and has to escape or they'll both die.

To be more precise,
''Stay Tuned'' is a 1992 comedy starring Creator/JohnRitter, Pam Dawber, Creator/JeffreyJones, and Creator/EugeneLevy. The plot revolves around Ritter's character Roy Knable, who is a couch potato, former fencer and plumbing supply salesman down on his luck. Dawber plays his neglected wife Helen, who after a fight throws one of Roy's old fencing trophies into the TV. This action prompts Jones in his role as [[{{Satan}} Mr. Spike]], to appear at their front door, with an offer to Roy for a new satellite dish system, filled with [[NumberOfTheBeast 666]] channels of every program you can't get on the four big networks (CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX).



* [[AsHimself As Themselves]]: Salt 'n' Pepa and DJ Spinderella in the music video.

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* [[AsHimself As Themselves]]: AsHimself: Salt 'n' Pepa and DJ Spinderella in the music video.
14th Apr '15 2:47:46 PM MyTimingIsOff
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** HilariousInHindsight: Even funnier is that "UWE" would have fit the name of director, producer and screenwriter Uwe Boll, who would become famous for most of his worst films like ''Film/AloneInTheDark''.



* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The entire ''Roy Knable, [[DoubleEntendre Private Dick]]'' segment. At least he's not [[CrossesTheLineTwice a Public Dick]].

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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The entire ''Roy Knable, [[DoubleEntendre Private Dick]]'' segment. At least he's not [[CrossesTheLineTwice a Public Dick]].Dick.
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