History Film / UncleBuck

2nd Jul '16 11:29:48 AM eaterofworlds
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* TookALevelInKindness: Tia, during the final act of the film.
6th Jun '16 7:10:45 PM Willbyr
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What do you get when you have a family emergency, and the only person available to watch the kids is John Candy? You get ''Uncle Buck''.

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What do you get when you have a family emergency, and the only person available to watch the kids is John Candy? Creator/JohnCandy? You get ''Uncle Buck''.
5th Jun '16 10:38:58 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Buck. Only he could threaten people with power tools and peg them with golf balls, and get away with it.
** Judging by the way Pal reacted when Buck walked over to him when he was coming onto Tia, Buck was responsible for his black eye and split lip.
5th Jun '16 9:37:03 PM Willbyr
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5th Mar '16 8:22:18 AM MrStath2015
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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Miles and Maizy, who take to Buck much more quickly than their older sister, find no end of amusement in him actually being able to talk back to her.
9th Jan '16 8:28:37 AM Nicolas-1223
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* CoolHat: Someone tries to steal it at the house party.
8th Jan '16 11:14:01 AM MrStath2015
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* ElephantsChild: At one point Buck asks Miles what his record for questions asked is.
* EmotionlessGirl: Again, Tia.

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* ElephantsChild: At one point Buck asks Miles indulges in a motormouth spree of questions about Buck the instant he arrives, culminating in Buck asking him what his record is for consecutive questions asked is.
asked; Miles replies ''thirty-eight''.
* EmotionlessGirl: Again, Tia.Tia presents herself at this, and talks to everyone in an overly aloof tone, but isn't above being overly petty with her younger siblings, mouthing off at her mother and Buck, and clearly being frustrated at leaving her life in Indianapolis behind. Despite this, it's still daunting to see her break down when Buck finds her late in the film.
8th Jan '16 11:08:34 AM MrStath2015
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** [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope Not so averted]] in Tia's case. The film never comes right out and says it, but it's heavily [[ImpliedTrope implied]] that Bug did the same thing to her and then tossed her aside like so much garbage.]]

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** [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope Not so averted]] in Tia's case.Suggested to not be the case]] for Tia. The film never comes right out and says it, but it's heavily [[ImpliedTrope implied]] that Bug did the same thing to her and then tossed her aside like so much garbage.]] Alternatively, given she brushes off his advances earlier, he broke up with her because she wouldn't have sex with him]].
1st Dec '15 3:03:36 PM kraas
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* NoodleIncident: "I want to apologize about your bushes. I had no idea that they would all catch on fire like that."

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* NoodleIncident: NoodleIncident:
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"I want to apologize about your bushes. I had no idea that they would all catch on fire like that.""
** "A lot of people hate this hat. It angers a lot of people, just the sight of it. Ah, I'll tell you a story about that on the way to school." Unfortunately we don't get to hear the story.
25th Sep '15 3:15:25 PM creader
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* RecycledTheSeries : A short-lived TV version aired on Creator/{{CBS}} in 1990, in which Buck (played by Kevin Meaney) gets full custody of the kids after their parents die in a car accident (though you wouldn't know it with how [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgnbNZsi-UE happy]] they all look).



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A remake was said to be in the works starring Dan Fogler as Buck, though news of that vanished.
** Rumor also had it for a while that the 1991 comedy ''Dutch'' (also written by John Hughes) was originally penned as a possible sequel draft. It's never been officially confirmed, though the protagonists of both films are very similar.



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