History Funny / Gremlins

11th Apr '16 3:04:05 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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From the first film's {{Novelization}}:

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* From the first film's {{Novelization}}:
12th Jun '15 8:33:27 AM Morgenthaler
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From the sequel:
* The antics of the "retarded" Gremlin. Even when he unknowingly kills many of his brethren.
* The talk show interview with Brain Gremlin.
-->'''Grandpa Fred:''' Creature, what is it that you want?
-->'''Brain :''' Fred, what we want is, I think, what everyone wants, and what you and your viewers have: civilization.
-->'''Grandpa Fred:''' Yes, but what sort of civilization are you speaking of?
-->'''Brain:''' The niceties, Fred. The fine points: diplomacy, compassion, standards, manners, tradition... that's what we're reaching toward. Oh, we may stumble along the way, but civilization, yes. The Geneva Convention, chamber music, Susan Sontag. Everything your society has worked so hard to accomplish over the centuries, that's what we aspire to; we want to be civilized. (''a silly Gremlin with a beanie cap acts goofy next to Brain'') You take a look at this fellow here. '''''(BLAMMO!)''''' Now, was that civilized? No, clearly not. '''''Fun''''', but in no sense civilized. Now, bear in mind, none of us has been in New York before. There are the Broadway shows - we'll have to find out how to get tickets. There's also a lot of street crime, but I believe we can watch that for free. We want the essentials. Dinettes. Complete bedroom groups. Convenient credit, even though we've been turned down in the past...
* Most of everything Girl Gremlin says.
-->"What a ''hunk''!"
-->"Oh, why can't you ''commit''?!"
* The brief scene in the building's stock market department:
-->'''Gremlins:''' BUY! SELL! BUY! SELL!
-->'''Brain:''' ...Well, it's rather brutal here. We're advising our clients to put everything they've got into [[LessDisturbingInContext canned food and shotguns]]!
* A particularly well-suited ShoutOut as [[spoiler: the Gremlins melt and die]]:
-->'''Witch-disgised Gremlin:''' [[Film/TheWizardOfOz I'm melting! Meeellllting, oh, what a world, what a world...]]
* "We can't let them get away! All they have to do is eat three or four children and they'll be the most ''appalling'' publicity!"
* "ACID: DO NOT THROW IN FACE".
* Leonard Maltin's cameo, where he condemns the first movie and is mocked and attacked by three Gremlins.
-->"I was just kidding! A ten! It's a ten!"
* When the Bat Gremlin crashes through a window, the hole it leaves is shaped like {{Franchise/Batman}}'s insignia from the 1989 movie.
* Electric Gremlin being trapped in the phone system, on hold - and screams in terror and pain when forced to constantly listen to Muzak. ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head", appropriately.)
* Trapped in the elevator, Kate asks for the alarm to sound. Nearby Gremlins respond by making buzzing noises.
* The Gremlins interrupting the movie to perform shadow puppets and then show another movie ("Nudie! Nudie! Nudie!"). The manager of the movie theater asks HulkHogan to handle it.
-->"Okay, you guys, listen up! People paid good money to see this movie! When they go out to a theater they want cold sodas, hot popcorn, and no monsters in the projection booth! Do I have to come up there myself? Do you think the Gremsters can stand up to the Hulkster? Well, if I were you, I'd run the rest of ''Gremlins 2''! Right now! Sorry, folks, it won't happen again."
* Lenny [[RunningGag constantly knocking George down with random heavy objects]] and the annoyed grunts and looks George gives him.
* When the building's fire alarm gets pulled:
-->'''Alarm-voice:''' Fire: The Untamed Element, Oldest of Man's Mysteries, Giver of Warmth, Destroyer of Forests! Right Now This Building is on Fire!\\
'''Woman in corridor:''' What?\\
'''Alarm-voice:''' Yes! The Building is on Fire! Leave the Building! Enact the Age-Old Drama of Self-Preservation!
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-->'''Fred:''' Hey, Billy! The lights are going crazy.
-->'''Billy:''' Yeah, we know!
-->'''Fred:''' ''(chuckles to himself)'' You're young. You know ''everything''.
* One Gremlin while Mr. Futterman is spraying water on the Gremlins is in a bathtub singing, "Singing in the bathtub, la la la la la!"
** The ''first'' Gremlin Mr. Futterman sprays with the hose is Brain Gremlin himself, right at the crescendo.
--->'''Brain:''' New York, '''''Neeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwww''''' -- '''SPLAT!'''
* At the end Gizmo is calling out, "MTV! HBO!" and other cable channels, because, according to Billy, Gizmo heard he has a cable subscription.
* Clamp hires Fred as his nightly news anchor, but advises him to lose the Grandpa Munster outfit. Fred's first story? How much does buying a new suit cost these days in Manhattan.
21st Apr '15 11:24:29 AM AnotherGuy
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* Clamp hires Fred as his nightly news anchor, but advises him to lose the Grandpa Munster outfit. Fred's first story? How much does buying a new suit cost these days in Manhattan.
21st Apr '15 11:21:52 AM AnotherGuy
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** The ''first'' Gremlin Mr. Futterman sprays with the hose is Brain Gremlin himself, right at the crescendo.
--->'''Brain:''' New York, '''''Neeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwww''''' -- '''SPLAT!'''
7th Apr '15 6:28:26 PM nombretomado
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** Also, one of the gremlins is wearing [[MickeyMouse mouse]] [[{{Disneyland}} ears]].

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** Also, one of the gremlins is wearing [[MickeyMouse mouse]] [[{{Disneyland}} [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks ears]].
27th Feb '15 5:37:07 AM AnotherGuy
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* At the end Gizmo is calling out, "MTV! HBO!" and other cable channels, because, according to Billy, Gizmo heard he has a cable subscription.
7th Feb '15 7:26:43 AM AnotherGuy
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* The Gremlins interrupting the movie to perform shadow puppets and then show another movie. The manager of the movie theater asks HulkHogan to handle it.

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* The Gremlins interrupting the movie to perform shadow puppets and then show another movie.movie ("Nudie! Nudie! Nudie!"). The manager of the movie theater asks HulkHogan to handle it.
7th Feb '15 7:25:57 AM AnotherGuy
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* Electric Gremlin being trapped in the phone system, on hold - and screams in terror and pain when forced to constantly listen to Muzak.

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* Electric Gremlin being trapped in the phone system, on hold - and screams in terror and pain when forced to constantly listen to Muzak. ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head", appropriately.)
5th Dec '14 11:35:16 PM Vir
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4th Nov '14 6:47:57 AM STFilmmaker
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* When Randal says the new batch of Mogwai could replace the dog as a family pet, Barney gives a whimper and stands up as if he was offended by that. Becomes a bit of a MoodWhiplash when Billy finds Barney strung up outside on Christmas Tree Lights.
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