History Funny / Poltergeist

7th Mar '18 3:50:48 AM LB7979
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!!''Poltergeist'' (1982)
* The opening scene, in which the dog systematically goes through the entire house to munch on whatever snacks the family members had with them when they dozed off. It's like the dog's seen Dad fall asleep in front of the television so many times, it considers that the ''signal'' that it's safe to go chow down.
** Later on, Robbie can be heard complaining that "someone" got crumbs in his bed.
* When Diane first realizes how big / scary the problem the family faces is, during the first night Dr. Lesh stays at the Freelings' house, Lesh (an, if Cloudcuckoolanderish, still seemingly pretty prim and proper lady) offers Diane a bottle of booze. Next morning, Lesh asks Diane how she is, and Diane, instead of answering verbally, just turns the bottle upside down to show she has consumed every drop of the booze.
* Carol Anne being rather blase about the poltergeist activity in the kitchen. First she yawns when Diane demonstrates a chair sliding across the room, then declares that she wants pepperoni pizza when Diane repeats the trick ''with her''.



--> '''Tangina:''' You never done this before!!
--> '''Diane:''' Neither have you!!
--> '''Tangina:''' (beat) You're right, you go!!

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--> '''Tangina:''' You never done this before!!
before!
--> '''Diane:''' Neither have you!!
you!
--> '''Tangina:''' (beat) ''[Beat]'' You're right, you go!!go!



* In the first movie, when the family brings Dr. Lesh and her team in, Dr. Lesh's reaction to seeing the Poltergeists in the room is pretty hilarious. A jump cut of her sipping coffee/tea with her hands absolutely shaking.
** One of her assistants talks about a previous case where he videotaped a matchbox car traveling across a room by itself, taking 7 hours to get from one side to another. Steve just goes "uh-huh" and opens the door to Carol-Anne's room and walks away, leaving Dr. Lesh and her assistants to stare at all of the stuff flying around the room.
** Also, Dr. Lesh saying it'd be hard to determine whether the house is haunted..followed immediately by a coffee pot sliding across the table all by itself.[[note]]Of course, he's defining the difference between manifestations. Hauntings are permanent, poltergeists are not.[[/note]]
* And of course, there's the "remote duel" in the beginning.

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* In the first movie, when When the family brings Dr. Lesh and her team in, Dr. Lesh's reaction to seeing the Poltergeists in the room is pretty hilarious. A jump cut of her sipping coffee/tea with her hands absolutely shaking.
** * One of her Dr. Lesh's assistants talks about a previous case where he videotaped a matchbox car traveling across a room by itself, taking 7 hours to get from one side to another. Steve just goes "uh-huh" and opens the door to Carol-Anne's room and walks away, leaving Dr. Lesh and her assistants to stare at all of the stuff flying around the room.
** Also, * Dr. Lesh saying it'd be hard to determine whether the house is haunted..haunted... followed immediately by a coffee pot sliding across the table all by itself.[[note]]Of course, he's she's defining the difference between manifestations. Hauntings are permanent, poltergeists are not.[[/note]]
* And of course, there's the The "remote duel" in the beginning.beginning, where the Freelings' TV remote control interferes with their neighbor's, and both families keep changing each other's channels.



--> '''Diane:''' "'Furniture Movers,' we got."

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--> '''Diane:''' -->'''Diane:''' "'Furniture Movers,' we got.""

!!''Poltergeist II: The Other Side''



* The opening scene of the first film, in which the dog systematically goes through the entire house to munch on whatever snacks the family members had with them when they dozed off, can be amusing. It's like the dog's seen Dad fall asleep in front of the television so many times, it considers that the ''signal'' that it's safe to go chow down.
** Later on, Robbie can be heard complaining that "someone" got crumbs in his bed.
* The end of the remake is amusing, with the family with a realtor looking over a new home. The house gives off such a creepy vibe that the next thing the realtor hears is the family cranking up their car and fleeing.
* When Diane first realizes how big / scary the problem the family faces is, during the first night Dr. Lesh stays at the Freelings' house, Lesh (an, if Cloudcuckoolanderish, still seemingly pretty prim and proper lady) offers Diane a bottle of booze. Next morning, Lesh asks Diane how she is, and Diane, instead of answering verbally, just turns the bottle upside down to show she has consumed every drop of the booze.
* Carol Anne being rather blase about the poltergeist activity in the kitchen. First she yawns when Diane demonstrates a chair sliding across the room, then declares that she wants pepperoni pizza when Diane repeats the trick ''with her''.

to:

* The opening scene of the first film, in which the dog systematically goes through the entire house to munch on whatever snacks the family members had with them when they dozed off, can be amusing. It's like the dog's seen Dad fall asleep in front of the television so many times, it considers that the ''signal'' that it's safe to go chow down.
** Later on, Robbie can be heard complaining that "someone" got crumbs in his bed.

!!''Poltergeist'' (2015)
* The end of the remake is amusing, movie, with the family with a realtor looking over a new home. The house gives off such a creepy vibe that the next thing the realtor hears is the family cranking up their car and fleeing.
* When Diane first realizes how big / scary the problem the family faces is, during the first night Dr. Lesh stays at the Freelings' house, Lesh (an, if Cloudcuckoolanderish, still seemingly pretty prim and proper lady) offers Diane a bottle of booze. Next morning, Lesh asks Diane how she is, and Diane, instead of answering verbally, just turns the bottle upside down to show she has consumed every drop of the booze.
* Carol Anne being rather blase about the poltergeist activity in the kitchen. First she yawns when Diane demonstrates a chair sliding across the room, then declares that she wants pepperoni pizza when Diane repeats the trick ''with her''.
fleeing.
7th Sep '17 9:42:50 AM Elan
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* When Diane first realizes how big / scary the problem the family faces is, during the first night Dr. Lesh stays at the Freelings' house, Lesh (an, if Cloudcuckoolanderish, still seemingly pretty prim and proper lady) offers Diane a bottle of booze. Next morning, Lesh asks Diane how she is, and Diane, instead of answering verbally, just turns the bottle upside down to show she has consumed every drop of the booze.

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* When Diane first realizes how big / scary the problem the family faces is, during the first night Dr. Lesh stays at the Freelings' house, Lesh (an, if Cloudcuckoolanderish, still seemingly pretty prim and proper lady) offers Diane a bottle of booze. Next morning, Lesh asks Diane how she is, and Diane, instead of answering verbally, just turns the bottle upside down to show she has consumed every drop of the booze.booze.
* Carol Anne being rather blase about the poltergeist activity in the kitchen. First she yawns when Diane demonstrates a chair sliding across the room, then declares that she wants pepperoni pizza when Diane repeats the trick ''with her''.
7th Sep '17 9:40:22 AM Elan
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** Later on, Robbie can be heard complaining that "someone" got crumbs in his bed.



* When Diane first realizes how big / scary the problem the family faces is, during the first night Tangina stays at the Freelings' house, Tangina (an, if Cloudcuckoolanderish, still seemingly pretty prim and proper lady) offers Diane a bottle of booze. Next morning, Tangina asks Diane how she is, and Diane, instead of answering verbally, just turns the bottle upside down to show she has consumed every drop of the booze.

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* When Diane first realizes how big / scary the problem the family faces is, during the first night Tangina Dr. Lesh stays at the Freelings' house, Tangina Lesh (an, if Cloudcuckoolanderish, still seemingly pretty prim and proper lady) offers Diane a bottle of booze. Next morning, Tangina Lesh asks Diane how she is, and Diane, instead of answering verbally, just turns the bottle upside down to show she has consumed every drop of the booze.
9th Jun '17 3:15:21 PM LB7979
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* When the pool construction guys verbally harass teenage daughter Dana, and Dana blatantly [[FlippingTheBird gives them the finger]] in response. Bonus points for Diane seeing it and also chuckling about it.
9th Jun '17 9:33:32 AM LB7979
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* The end of the remake is amusing, with the family with a realtor looking over a new home. The house gives off such a creepy vibe that the next thing the realtor hears is the family cranking up their car and fleeing.

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* The end of the remake is amusing, with the family with a realtor looking over a new home. The house gives off such a creepy vibe that the next thing the realtor hears is the family cranking up their car and fleeing.fleeing.
* When Diane first realizes how big / scary the problem the family faces is, during the first night Tangina stays at the Freelings' house, Tangina (an, if Cloudcuckoolanderish, still seemingly pretty prim and proper lady) offers Diane a bottle of booze. Next morning, Tangina asks Diane how she is, and Diane, instead of answering verbally, just turns the bottle upside down to show she has consumed every drop of the booze.
1st Apr '16 8:03:03 AM Nire
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* Then at the ending, the family goes to a motel, the door shuts and it seems like it's over... only to open again for Steve to push out the tv.
25th Sep '15 9:53:16 AM primeyandereheika
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* Then at the ending, the family goes to a motel, the door shuts and it seems like it's over... only to open again for Steve to push out the tv.

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* Then at the ending, the family goes to a motel, the door shuts and it seems like it's over... only to open again for Steve to push out the tv.tv.
* The end of the remake is amusing, with the family with a realtor looking over a new home. The house gives off such a creepy vibe that the next thing the realtor hears is the family cranking up their car and fleeing.
21st Aug '15 2:20:36 PM tooearlyinthemorning
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* The opening scene of the first film, in which the dog systematically goes through the entire house to munch on whatever snacks the family members had with them when they dozed off, can be amusing. It's like the dog's seen Dad fall asleep in front of the television so many times, it considers that the ''signal'' that it's safe to go chow down.

to:

* The opening scene of the first film, in which the dog systematically goes through the entire house to munch on whatever snacks the family members had with them when they dozed off, can be amusing. It's like the dog's seen Dad fall asleep in front of the television so many times, it considers that the ''signal'' that it's safe to go chow down.down.
* Then at the ending, the family goes to a motel, the door shuts and it seems like it's over... only to open again for Steve to push out the tv.
1st Jun '15 7:22:49 PM Bergamot
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* The Freelings look for help in the Yellow Pages.
--> '''Diane:''' "'Furniture Movers,' we got."
14th Apr '15 12:34:29 PM AnotherGuy
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** Also, Dr. Lesh saying it'd be hard to determine whether the house is haunted..followed immediately by a coffee pot sliding across the table all by itself

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** Also, Dr. Lesh saying it'd be hard to determine whether the house is haunted..followed immediately by a coffee pot sliding across the table all by itself itself.[[note]]Of course, he's defining the difference between manifestations. Hauntings are permanent, poltergeists are not.[[/note]]
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