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* OneDoseFitsAll: The final trick depends on a knockout gas being simultaneously administered to a large group of people, who must all fall unconscious and wake up almost simultaneously.
27th Jun '15 8:33:37 PM jormis29
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* ComicallyCrossEyed: Steve Gray is left a with a humorous cross-eyed look after he [[spoiler: drills a hole into his head]].
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* WhatHaveWeEar: Burt performs this trick at Judah's birthday party, saving an extra big coin to pull from behind Judah's ear.

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* WhatHaveWeEar: WhatHaveWeEar
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Burt performs this trick at Judah's birthday party, saving an extra big coin to pull from behind Judah's ear.
** [[spoiler: When Nicole and Burt are in bed, she pulls a condom from behind his
ear.]]
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* SmokeOut: After Rance has a stroke, he makes some melodramatic dying noises then disappears in a puff of smoke but he doesn't get too far.
-->'''Nicole''': Where did he go?\\
'''Burt''': He has gone to a better place. Goodbye Rance.\\
'''Nicole''': (''Whispering'') He's under the bed\\
'''Burt''': (''Whispering'') I Know
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* WhatHaveWeEar: Burt performs this trick at Judah's birthday party, saving an extra big coin to pull from behind Judah's ear.
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* CleavageWindow: [[spoiler: Nicole's]] LovelyAssistant costume has one when she is working for Gray.



* LovelyAssistant: Played by Main/OliviaWilde!

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* LovelyAssistant: Played Nicole (Played by Main/OliviaWilde!Creator/OliviaWilde!) gets the job as Burt and Anton's lovely assistant after the previous one quits in the middle of a performance. [[spoiler: Later, she becomes assistant to Steve Gray.]]
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* ElvisImpersonator: One of the Vegas retirees is an old Elvis impersonator playing bingo.
* FallenOnHardTimesJob: After Burt gets fired from his job at the casino, he finds that no other hotel will book him and he forced to take crappy jobs like demonstrating paper towels at a supermarket and performing for a retirement home.
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* AccidentalMisnaming: As part of Burt's [[ItsAllAboutMe self absorbed nature]], he keeps referring to Jane as Nicole (the name of the assistant she replaced) rather then learn her name.
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* BodyHorror: Steve's "tricks" involve this.

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* BodyHorror: Steve's "tricks" involve this.some sort of self mutilation, culminating with him [[spoiler: drilling a hole into his head]].
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* ImpossiblyAwesomeMagicTrick: Pretty much half of the movie. Even tricks that are explained [[ItRunsOnNonsensoleum make no sense]]. Most notably, partially deboning a dove makes it fit in a salt-shaker perfectly. And although it walks funny, it'll still fly just fine. Totally plausible.

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* ImpossiblyAwesomeMagicTrick: Pretty much half of the movie. Even tricks that are explained [[ItRunsOnNonsensoleum make no sense]]. Most notably, partially deboning a dove makes it fit in a salt-shaker perfectly. And although it walks funny, it'll still be able to fly just fine. Totally plausible.
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