History Film / ThreeMenAndABaby

12th Jul '16 10:58:51 AM Mdumas43073
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'''''Three Men and a Baby'''''. It's TheEighties.

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'''''Three ''Three Men and a Baby'''''.Baby''. It's TheEighties.



Directed by Creator/LeonardNimoy and released by Creator/TouchstonePictures, the film premiered in 1987 and became the highest-grossing movie of that year in the US. It got a 1990 sequel, ''Three Men and a Little Lady'', set a few years later. Mary's mother Sylvia (Nancy Travis), who joined the men's household at the conclusion of the first film, gets engaged to fellow British thespian Edward, and announces that she and Mary will be moving to England. This is unwelcome news to the men, not only because of their love for Mary but also because Peter is in love with Sylvia.

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Directed by Creator/LeonardNimoy and released by Creator/TouchstonePictures, the this comedy film premiered in 1987 and became the highest-grossing movie of that year in the US. It got a 1990 sequel, ''Three Men and a Little Lady'', set a few years later. Mary's mother Sylvia (Nancy Travis), who joined the men's household at the conclusion of the first film, gets engaged to fellow British thespian Edward, and announces that she and Mary will be moving to England. This is unwelcome news to the men, not only because of their love for Mary but also because Peter is in love with Sylvia.
12th Jul '16 10:58:32 AM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:350:That's really not a safe way to hold a baby, guys.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:That's [[caption-width-right:300:That's really not a safe way to hold a baby, guys.]]



Swinging bachelors Peter (TomSelleck), Jack (Ted Danson), and Michael (Steve Guttenberg) are close friends and roommates, sharing an apartment and a fondness for the ladies. One day, however, their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of baby Mary on their doorstep, the result of one of Jack's one-night stands. Jack himself is out of the country on a film shoot, so Peter and Michael have to deal with the situation on their own until he comes home. HilarityEnsues as the men navigate the complicated waters of raising a baby who slowly steals their hearts, while dealing with a bewildering secondary plotline involving heroin dealers.

Directed by Creator/LeonardNimoy and released by Creator/TouchstonePictures, the film premiered in 1987 and became the highest grossing movie of that year in the US. It got a 1990 sequel, ''Three Men and a Little Lady'', set a few years later. Mary's mother Sylvia (Nancy Travis), who joined the men's household at the conclusion of the first film, gets engaged to fellow British thespian Edward, and announces that she and Mary will be moving to England. This is unwelcome news to the men, not only because of their love for Mary but also because Peter is in love with Sylvia.

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Swinging bachelors Peter (TomSelleck), (Creator/TomSelleck), Jack (Ted Danson), (Creator/TedDanson), and Michael (Steve Guttenberg) are close friends and roommates, sharing an apartment and a fondness for the ladies. One day, however, their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of baby Mary on their doorstep, the result of one of Jack's one-night stands. Jack himself is out of the country on a film shoot, so Peter and Michael have to deal with the situation on their own until he comes home. HilarityEnsues as the men navigate the complicated waters of raising a baby who slowly steals their hearts, while dealing with a bewildering secondary plotline involving heroin dealers.

Directed by Creator/LeonardNimoy and released by Creator/TouchstonePictures, the film premiered in 1987 and became the highest grossing highest-grossing movie of that year in the US. It got a 1990 sequel, ''Three Men and a Little Lady'', set a few years later. Mary's mother Sylvia (Nancy Travis), who joined the men's household at the conclusion of the first film, gets engaged to fellow British thespian Edward, and announces that she and Mary will be moving to England. This is unwelcome news to the men, not only because of their love for Mary but also because Peter is in love with Sylvia.
4th Jul '16 3:22:51 PM mlsmithca
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* MajorBlunder: The whole time that Peter and Michael mistake the baby Mary for a package that was supposed to be delivered the same day Mary was abandoned on their doorstep, which was supposed to be delivered to a couple of guys a number of days later. They were supposed to fill in on it for Jack who was off in Turkey acting for a commercial. They even go as far as giving Mary to the guys when they arrive with them questioning the certainly of what they were doing assuming it was a joke. They however give into the whole mistake, and take her away. When Peter and Michael find out at the last moment that there was a real package involved that the men were expecting, which ended up under their sofa because Michael didn't bat an eye lid at it when it arrived because he was overwhelmed dealing with Mary, Peter and Michael not only find that they were mistaken about the whole deal since they found Mary due to the coincidence of being on the same day as when the package arrived, but in attempt to deliver it properly and retrieving Mary, [[spoiler:Peter also discovers by accident shortly after from tripping over a rug and causing the true package to break open that it also contained packets of heroin.]]
4th Jul '16 3:21:32 PM mlsmithca
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* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: In the sequel, headmistress Miss Elspeth Lomax is lead to believe by Edward that Peter is in love with her, so she (portrayed as a man-hungry imbecile) aggressively tries to have sex with him, at one point pulling Peter on top of her while shouting "Take Me!" before he talks her down while trying to maintain the lie. As if that's not bad enough, at the time this was in theaters Disney was airing combination TV spots for two films in a single ad and one with TheRescuersDownUnder had the "Take Me!" line at the end, followed by Wilbur (John Candy) saying "That's a fabulous idea!"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke_p0KmCENU]]. This from the company that brought us a popular film about a [[spoiler:[[Film/PrettyWoman prostitute turned "princess"]]]] and a beloved animated classic about a [[spoiler:[[Disney/TheLittleMermaid nearly topless teen]]]].

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* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: In the sequel, headmistress Miss Elspeth Lomax is lead to believe by Edward that Peter is in love with her, so she (portrayed as a man-hungry imbecile) aggressively tries to have sex with him, at one point pulling Peter on top of her while shouting "Take Me!" before he talks her down while trying to maintain the lie. As if that's not bad enough, at the time this was in theaters Disney was airing combination TV spots for two films in a single ad and one with TheRescuersDownUnder ''Disney/TheRescuersDownUnder'' had the "Take Me!" line at the end, followed by Wilbur (John Candy) saying "That's a fabulous idea!"[[https://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke_p0KmCENU]].com/watch?v=Ke_p0KmCENU "That's a fabulous idea!"]]. This from the company that brought us a popular film about a [[spoiler:[[Film/PrettyWoman prostitute turned "princess"]]]] and a beloved animated classic about a [[spoiler:[[Disney/TheLittleMermaid nearly topless teen]]]].



* ExplainExplainOhCrap: After Jack leaves an answering machine message that he is expecting a package on Sunday and that two men will stop by to pick it up later in the week, Michael assumes Jack means Mary and thinks nothing of the package that his and his roommates' landlady, Mrs Hathaway, drops off while he is looking after Mary and Peter is out shopping for food and diapers. When the two drug dealers stop by to collect the package, Peter and Michael assume they are there to pick up Mary, and after they leave, Peter sits down on the sofa and absorbs the silence... until he finds a package under the cushions:
-->'''Peter:''' Michael! What is this?\\
'''Michael:''' Package.\\
'''Peter:''' ''[tensely]'' When did it get here?\\
'''Michael:''' Sunday. Mrs... Hathaway... ''[realises he and Peter have just made a horrible mistake]''



-->''What a crock!''
-->(to a waiter) ''What's a penis?''

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-->''What -->"What a crock!''
-->(to
crock!"
-->''(to
a waiter) ''What's waiter)'' "What's a penis?''penis?"



* [[HasTwoMommies Has Three Daddies]]

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* [[HasTwoMommies Has Three Daddies]]HasTwoMommies: In this case, Mary has three daddies, although they are friends rather than romantic partners.
14th Jun '16 8:54:22 PM Morgenthaler
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* GettingTheBabyToSleep: The three-part 50s era song used as a lullaby.
26th Feb '15 10:07:56 AM StFan
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* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: In the sequel headmistress Miss Elspeth Lomax is lead to believe by Edward that Peter is in love with her, so she (portrayed as a man-hungry imbecile) aggressively tries to have sex with him, at one point pulling Peter on top of her while shouting "Take Me!" before he talks her down while trying to maintain the lie. As if that's not bad enough, at the time this was in theaters Disney was airing combination TV spots for two films in a single ad and one with TheRescuersDownUnder had the "Take Me!" line at the end, followed by Wilbur (John Candy) saying "That's a fabulous idea!"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke_p0KmCENU]]. This from the company that brought us a popular film about a [[spoiler:[[PrettyWoman prostitute turned 'princess']]]] and a beloved animated classic about a [[spoiler:[[TheLittleMermaid nearly topless teen]]]].

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* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: In the sequel sequel, headmistress Miss Elspeth Lomax is lead to believe by Edward that Peter is in love with her, so she (portrayed as a man-hungry imbecile) aggressively tries to have sex with him, at one point pulling Peter on top of her while shouting "Take Me!" before he talks her down while trying to maintain the lie. As if that's not bad enough, at the time this was in theaters Disney was airing combination TV spots for two films in a single ad and one with TheRescuersDownUnder had the "Take Me!" line at the end, followed by Wilbur (John Candy) saying "That's a fabulous idea!"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke_p0KmCENU]]. This from the company that brought us a popular film about a [[spoiler:[[PrettyWoman [[spoiler:[[Film/PrettyWoman prostitute turned 'princess']]]] "princess"]]]] and a beloved animated classic about a [[spoiler:[[TheLittleMermaid [[spoiler:[[Disney/TheLittleMermaid nearly topless teen]]]].
5th Jan '15 8:33:45 PM klknoles
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* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: In the sequel headmistress Miss Elspeth Lomax is lead to believe by Edward that Peter is in love with her, so she (portrayed as a man-hungry imbecile) aggressively tries to have sex with him, at one point pulling Peter on top of her while shouting "Take Me!" before he talks her down while trying to maintain the lie. As if that's not bad enough, at the time this was in theaters Disney was airing combination TV spots for two films in a single ad and one with TheRescuersDownUnder had the "Take Me!" line at the end, followed by Wilbur (John Candy) saying "That's a fabulous idea!"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke_p0KmCENU]]. This from the company that brought us a popular film about a [[spoiler:[[PrettyWoman prostitute turned 'princess']]]] and a beloved animated classic about a [[spoiler:[[TheLittleMermaid nearly topless teen]]]].
15th Jun '14 3:34:25 AM HarryLovesHermione
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* FromTheMouthsOfBabes: The opening scenes of ''A Little Lady'', where Mary is quite absorbent to the things said around her:
-->''What a crock!''
-->(to a waiter) ''What's a penis?''


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* IronicEchoCut: In the beginning of ''A Little Lady'':
-->'''Mary''': What a crock!
-->'''Sylvia''': Mary! Where did you hear that?
-->'''Peter''': [on the phone] What a crock! [hangs up and notices everyone staring at him] What?
14th Jun '14 10:06:16 PM HarryLovesHermione
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* {{Undercrank}}: Most of the film's opening sequence is filmed this way.
16th May '14 12:05:36 AM rjung
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* PersonalArcade: There is a "Harlem Globetrotters" pinball table in the guys' apartment.

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* PersonalArcade: There is a "Harlem Globetrotters" "Pinball/HarlemGlobetrotters" pinball table in the guys' apartment.
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