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4th Apr '16 1:22:32 AM AlinhoAlisson
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** It's not actually that weird, since without Audrey's death, Audrey II isn't powerful enough to do anything but manipulate small or lightweight objects like the phone, the gun, and Seymour's pants. It starts rattling the building because its roots have grown into the floor and it's uprooting itself as it aims to break free, but Seymour is able to kill it at that point because it's not as powerful as it would have been, if it had eaten Audrey: it wasn't strong enough to pull him out of the rubble and eat him.

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** It's not actually that weird, since without Audrey's death, Audrey II isn't powerful enough to do anything but manipulate small or lightweight objects like the phone, the gun, and Seymour's pants. It starts rattling the building because its roots have grown into the floor and it's uprooting itself as it aims to break free, but Seymour is able to kill it at that point because it's not as powerful as it would have been, if it had eaten Audrey: it wasn't strong enough to pull him out of the rubble and eat him.him.
** In this troper's interpretation, the reason is that in the original ending, you hear a nasty ''*CRUNCH*'' sound as the shot switches to Seymour, and in the alternate ending, the sound is changed to something less harmful like Audrey II trapping Audrey on its mouth. Both aftermaths are similar, you have Audrey with bite-marks all over her body and she faints. The big difference in the alternate ending is that Audrey II didn't manage to eat Audrey, but consumed enough blood to grow and attack Seymour, thus making it vulnerable to be destroyed. Also, in the alternate ending, they removed the shots Seymour fired at Audrey II, so it can be assumed that's what they were intending to imply when they remade the ending. As for why doesn't Audrey II stop Seymour from eating Audrey, it can fall under ForTheEvulz territory.
20th Mar '16 9:52:47 AM rememberthehood1941
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** It's also a variation of the [[DealWithTheDevil Faust legend]], of a man who makes a deal with a shady and malevolent character and loses everything in the end.




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* What is the significance of Seymour naming the plant after the woman he's secretly in love with? He behaves the way he does because (he justifies) of the chance Audrey would love him if he did, only to focus more on the plant until it destroys them? What else does this echo? That's right, [[DealWithTheDevil The legend of Faust]], made famous by Goethe and Marlowe.
15th Mar '16 6:50:45 PM rememberthehood1941
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* Some productions start out with plenty of extras playing hobos on Skid Row. After ''Feed Me (Git It)'', the number slowly dwindles until the Finale when there's only a few leads. [[NightmareFuel Where else do you think they went in a musical about a man eating plant?]]

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* Some productions start out with plenty of extras playing hobos on Skid Row. After ''Feed Me (Git It)'', the number slowly dwindles until the Finale when there's only a where the few leads.leads are left. [[NightmareFuel Where else do you think they went in a musical about a man eating plant?]]
15th Mar '16 6:50:11 PM rememberthehood1941
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* Some productions start out with plenty of extras playing hobos on Skid Row. After ''Feed Me (Git It)'', the number slowly dwindles until the Finale when there's only a few leads. [[NothingIsWorse Where else do you think they went in a musical about a man eating plant?]]

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* Some productions start out with plenty of extras playing hobos on Skid Row. After ''Feed Me (Git It)'', the number slowly dwindles until the Finale when there's only a few leads. [[NothingIsWorse [[NightmareFuel Where else do you think they went in a musical about a man eating plant?]]
15th Mar '16 6:49:40 PM rememberthehood1941
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* Some productions start out with plenty of extras playing hobos on Skid Row. After ''Feed Me (Git It)'', the number slowly dwindles until the Finale when there's only a few leads. [[NothingIsWorse Where else do you think they went in a musical about a man eating plant?]]
17th Jan '16 3:05:02 PM AnotherGuy
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** If you paid attention, you'd know that she had her ''jaw'' removed and put back. The drilling was putting the bolts in the device.
17th Jan '16 3:01:24 PM AnotherGuy
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*** However, it's not the real ending of the film to begin with. The film was supposed to be faithful to the play. It's a FocusGroupEnding.
17th Jan '16 2:59:16 PM AnotherGuy
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** It's not a secret that ''Little Shop'' is played as Greek Tragedy. Look at the murders by Seymour: enemy, father, love, himself, in that order.
24th Nov '15 11:17:44 AM Anarquistador
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* A bit of Fridge Horror completely unrelated to Audrey II: there's the sound of drilling and screaming coming from the operating room, and then the girl with the ridiculous headgear staggers out. Braces don't normally require drilling. So what did Scrivello do to her, exactly?
5th Nov '15 9:32:45 PM PurpleAlert
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* The new ending for the movie musical introduces a plot hole. In the original, each feeding makes Audrey II more powerful: drinking Seymour's blood gives it the power to talk, and to eat solid food; eating Orin makes him big enough to eat someone whole; eating Mr. Mushnik gives him the strength to catch a person without Seymour's help; and, lastly, eating Audrey lets him turn into a wall-smashing badass capable of the level of destruction seen in "Mean Green Mother from Outer Space." Without Audrey's death, it is unclear how Audrey II became so powerful, and why he didn't demonstrate this strength when Seymour was prying him open and literally taking food out of his mouth.

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* The new ending for the movie musical introduces a plot hole. In the original, each feeding makes Audrey II more powerful: drinking Seymour's blood gives it the power to talk, and to eat solid food; eating Orin makes him big enough to eat someone whole; eating Mr. Mushnik gives him the strength to catch a person without Seymour's help; and, lastly, eating Audrey lets him turn into a wall-smashing badass capable of the level of destruction seen in "Mean Green Mother from Outer Space." Without Audrey's death, it is unclear how Audrey II became so powerful, and why he didn't demonstrate this strength when Seymour was prying him open and literally taking food out of his mouth.mouth.
** It's not actually that weird, since without Audrey's death, Audrey II isn't powerful enough to do anything but manipulate small or lightweight objects like the phone, the gun, and Seymour's pants. It starts rattling the building because its roots have grown into the floor and it's uprooting itself as it aims to break free, but Seymour is able to kill it at that point because it's not as powerful as it would have been, if it had eaten Audrey: it wasn't strong enough to pull him out of the rubble and eat him.
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