History Film / TheFisherKing

31st Jan '18 3:22:11 PM eroock
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** StalkingIsLove: AvertedTrope. Lydia never gets to know how long Parry has... eh... known her. Until they've finally met, that is.
18th Jan '18 7:10:07 PM darthpaul
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* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: The better Jack's career is going, the more of an asshole he is.
* HeelRealization: Jack's listening to a pitch for a TV series about cheerful homeless people, and realizing he just brushed off one of his former friends outside.
18th Jan '18 6:23:33 PM darthpaul
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* DeadpanSnarker: Jack, mainly in response to Parry's delusions. Anne and the Transvestite have their moments as well.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Jack, mainly in response to Parry's delusions. Anne and the Transvestite have their moments as well. Even Parry, especially when he's playing off the others.


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* NiceJobFixingItVillain: Jack was about to commit suicide until two punks showed up and tried to set him on fire, distracting him from [[CementShoes jumping in the river]], setting up his rescue by Parry, and thus the entire plot.
22nd Dec '17 12:18:51 PM AnotherGuy
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** After the Drag Queen's campy gallivanting, he suddenly becomes sober when Jack asks him when he lost his mind, and tells him about how all of his friends started dying (presumably from AIDS.)
22nd Dec '17 12:10:29 PM AnotherGuy
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* MistakenForGay: Jack worries about being attacked by a homophobic jogger than lying next to a naked Parry in the Central Park grass.
4th Nov '17 6:59:14 PM benda
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** StalkingIsLove: AvertedTrope. Lydia never gets to know how long Parry has... eh... known her.

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** StalkingIsLove: AvertedTrope. Lydia never gets to know how long Parry has... eh... known her. Until they've finally met, that is.
4th Nov '17 6:53:27 PM benda
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* ShoutOut: There is a ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' poster hanging in the Video Shop which was also directed by Terry Gilliam. And, of course, the Holy Grail subplot is a ShoutOut to MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail, also starring Terry Gilliam.

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* ShoutOut: There is a ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' poster hanging in the Video Shop which was also directed by Terry Gilliam. And, of course, the Holy Grail subplot is a ShoutOut to MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail, also ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'', starring Terry Gilliam.
4th Nov '17 6:52:49 PM benda
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* ShoutOut: There is a ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' poster hanging in the Video Shop which was also directed by Terry Gilliam.

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* ShoutOut: There is a ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' poster hanging in the Video Shop which was also directed by Terry Gilliam. And, of course, the Holy Grail subplot is a ShoutOut to MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail, also starring Terry Gilliam.
27th Jul '17 10:39:00 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* MeaningfulName: Is Parry a diminutive of Percival?

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* MeaningfulName: Is Parry believes himself to be on a diminutive of Percival?quest for the Holy Grail. His name is a reference to Parzival/Percival, a central figure in both the grail quest and Fisher King tales.
24th May '17 12:22:39 PM AnotherGuy
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* MacGuffin: The "Holy Grail". It turns out to be [[spoiler: a summer camp award. It ends up saving three lives - two metaphorically, one literally]].

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* MacGuffin: The "Holy Grail". It turns out to be [[spoiler: a summer camp award.cheap 1932 Christmas pageant trophy. It ends up saving three lives - two metaphorically, one literally]].
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