History Film / ThePeopleUnderTheStairs

7th May '16 10:24:42 PM AmbarSonofDeshar
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* GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: For most of the movie we only see Daddy using the gimp suit as a sort of bizarre battle armor, [[spoiler: but after Fool escapes the first time, Mommy calls Daddy a "bad boy" and tells him "go straight to your room and get into your suit."]]
27th Apr '16 1:59:16 AM erforce
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* AuthorAppeal: Creator/WesCraven's [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet continued love for booby traps]] and [[Film/TheHillsHaveEyes survivalist tactics.]]

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* AuthorAppeal: Creator/WesCraven's [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet continued love for booby traps]] and [[Film/TheHillsHaveEyes [[Film/TheHillsHaveEyes1977 survivalist tactics.]]
2nd Dec '15 2:12:29 PM bt8257
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* MadWomanInTheAttic: The titular people under the stairs. Though their deformities and mental problems are the result of abuse from the villains.

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* MadWomanInTheAttic: MadwomanInTheAttic: The titular people under the stairs. Though their deformities and mental problems are the result of abuse from the villains.
7th Nov '15 10:22:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActorAllusion: Mommy and Daddy are played by Wendy Robie and Everett [=McGill=], who played married couple Ed and Nadine Hurley on ''TwinPeaks''.



* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Film/PulpFiction Marsellus Wallace]] is Leroy and [[Series/MySoCalledLife Rayanne Graff]] is Alice.
2nd Nov '15 3:25:12 AM BohemianBob43
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* BigBadDuumvirate: Mommy and Daddy.
9th Oct '15 5:38:51 PM gloopgloopgloop
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* TongueTrauma: The fate of the rejected boys.
7th Oct '15 12:32:46 AM Sharlee
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* SurpriseSlideStaircase: The steps from the basement fold down as Fool ascends them. He's able to climb up the slide itself immediately after slipping to the bottom, as the wooden steps aren't that smooth even after they tilt to form a slope.
6th Oct '15 2:50:56 PM Rodolphus
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** As well as a fireplace poker actually breaking in half after it hit him once.
12th Jun '15 7:41:26 AM Black_Diesel
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24th May '15 1:57:55 PM Cleaningcaptain
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* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: [[spoiler: Averted and used by the villains; Daddy smokes a pipe while the police are visiting so he'll appear normal to them.

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* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: [[spoiler: Averted and used by the villains; Daddy smokes a pipe while the police are visiting so he'll appear normal to them. ]]
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