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10th Sep '16 9:24:15 PM YT45
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** Then the whole crew pitches in mocking Dennis's by-the-book, uptight reminders.

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** Then the whole crew pitches in mocking Dennis's by-the-book, uptight reminders. Dennis meekly replies, "I'm not ''that'' bad!"
11th Jun '16 12:58:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* It's a very odd moment of comedy, but before the flight, when they're all waiting around, Danny is teased into reading a poem he's written about being an airman: 'Those that I fight I do not hate,/Those that I guard I do not love', etc. The crew, initially sarcastic, ends up being deeply moved by the poem. Later on, when Danny has been seriously injured, the thing that makes him come out of unconsciousness is the sudden realization that it's not by him at all, but by WilliamButlerYeats. This is especially funny if you knew all along that the poem was by Yeats and thought that the film was gambling that the audience wouldn't notice.

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* It's a very odd moment of comedy, but before the flight, when they're all waiting around, Danny is teased into reading a poem he's written about being an airman: 'Those that I fight I do not hate,/Those that I guard I do not love', etc. The crew, initially sarcastic, ends up being deeply moved by the poem. Later on, when Danny has been seriously injured, the thing that makes him come out of unconsciousness is the sudden realization that it's not by him at all, but by WilliamButlerYeats.Creator/WilliamButlerYeats. This is especially funny if you knew all along that the poem was by Yeats and thought that the film was gambling that the audience wouldn't notice.
24th Jul '15 7:03:31 PM cra0422
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* It's a very odd moment of comedy, but before the flight, when they're all waiting around, Danny is teased into reading a poem he's written about being an airman: 'Those that I fight I do not hate,/Those that I guard I do not love', etc. The crew, initially sarcastic, ends up being deeply moved by the poem. Later on, when Danny has been seriously injured, the thing that makes him come out of unconsciousness is the sudden realisation that it's not by him at all, but by WilliamButlerYeats. This is especially funny if you knew all along that the poem was by Yeats and thought that the film was gambling that the audience wouldn't notice.

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* It's a very odd moment of comedy, but before the flight, when they're all waiting around, Danny is teased into reading a poem he's written about being an airman: 'Those that I fight I do not hate,/Those that I guard I do not love', etc. The crew, initially sarcastic, ends up being deeply moved by the poem. Later on, when Danny has been seriously injured, the thing that makes him come out of unconsciousness is the sudden realisation realization that it's not by him at all, but by WilliamButlerYeats. This is especially funny if you knew all along that the poem was by Yeats and thought that the film was gambling that the audience wouldn't notice.notice.
* One moment reaches toward HeartWarming when Jack is apparently shot and fellow waist gunner Eugene starts laughing. When Jack angrily asks what he's laughing about, Eugene tells him it's just a scratch and Jack is "screaming like a stuck pig." Jack's favorite harmonica had saved his life. After Eugene says that Jack's injury had terrified him, Jack reveals that he hadn't dropped Eugene's precious St. Antony's medal out of the plane as he had apparently done earlier in the film.
8th Sep '13 4:25:55 PM 04tele
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** Then the whole crew pitches in mocking Dennis's by-the-book, uptight reminders.

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** Then the whole crew pitches in mocking Dennis's by-the-book, uptight reminders.reminders.
* It's a very odd moment of comedy, but before the flight, when they're all waiting around, Danny is teased into reading a poem he's written about being an airman: 'Those that I fight I do not hate,/Those that I guard I do not love', etc. The crew, initially sarcastic, ends up being deeply moved by the poem. Later on, when Danny has been seriously injured, the thing that makes him come out of unconsciousness is the sudden realisation that it's not by him at all, but by WilliamButlerYeats. This is especially funny if you knew all along that the poem was by Yeats and thought that the film was gambling that the audience wouldn't notice.
5th Sep '13 1:15:16 AM Statalyzer
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Then the whole crew pitches in on mocking Dennis's by the book, uptight reminders.

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Then **Then the whole crew pitches in on mocking Dennis's by the book, by-the-book, uptight reminders.
5th Sep '13 1:14:52 AM Statalyzer
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* It's dark to be sure, but when Dennis thermos of tomato soup explodes after a flak hit, the ensuing freak out between Dennis and Luke, with each of them saying the other's hit, and in shock is morbidly funny.

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* It's dark to be sure, but when Dennis Dennis' thermos of tomato soup explodes after a flak hit, the ensuing freak out between Dennis and Luke, with each of them saying the other's hit, and then suggesting the other must be in shock since he doesn't think he's hit, is morbidly funny.
25th Aug '13 8:28:44 AM myoclonicjerk
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-->'''Luke''': That's just what we need; you ordering us around for the rest of our lives.

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-->'''Luke''': That's just what we need; you ordering us around for the rest of our lives. (''sarcastically') Let's do the pre-flight check!
Then the whole crew pitches in on mocking Dennis's by the book, uptight reminders.
25th Aug '13 8:27:12 AM myoclonicjerk
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* Denis suggests everyone come work for him at his family's furniture business. The silence on the intercom is deafening.
-->'''Dennis''': (''bitterly'') Like I said, don't give it a thought.

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* Denis The pilot, Dennis, suggests everyone come work for him at his family's furniture business.business after the war. The silence on the intercom is deafening.
-->'''Dennis''': (''bitterly'') Like I said, don't give it a thought.thought.
-->'''Luke''': That's just what we need; you ordering us around for the rest of our lives.
25th Aug '13 8:25:23 AM myoclonicjerk
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* Denis suggests everyone come work for him at his family's furniture business. The silence on the intercom is deafening.
-->'''Dennis''': (''bitterly'') Like I said, don't give it a thought.
4th May '13 9:08:20 AM bartraeke
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** Made even funnier when you [[RetroactiveRecognition realize]] that it's [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Samwise Gamgee]] saying that.

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** Made even funnier when you [[RetroactiveRecognition realize]] that it's [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Samwise Gamgee]] saying that.that.
* The joke Rascal heard from the waist gunner of Windy City is pretty funny, even if the telling of it is under less than ideal situations, nor can anybody remember his name.
* After the crew is told to stand at the ready, and Dennis decides it's a good time to "double double check" everything, Luke is annoyed. As the shot moves to the other crew exiting the bomber, you can still hear Dennis and Luke in the background, with Luke answering every check in an increasingly snarky voice.
* It's dark to be sure, but when Dennis thermos of tomato soup explodes after a flak hit, the ensuing freak out between Dennis and Luke, with each of them saying the other's hit, and in shock is morbidly funny.
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