History Funny / SeventeenSeventySix

19th Aug '17 8:24:14 AM PaulA
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* "But Mr. Adams."

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* The entirety of "But Mr. Adams."Adams", the song where the Founding Fathers shove the writing of their lame excuse to delay Congress from taking a vote (today more commonly known as The Declaration of Independence) on Thomas Jefferson, but the ending is absolutely hilarious. Also, any production that does not include ludicrous dancing is not doing it right.
-->'''Jefferson:''' Mr. Adams! Damn you, Mr. Adams!\\
You are [[PhraseCatcher obnoxious and disliked]], that cannot be denied!\\
Once again, you stand between me and my lovely bride...\\
'''Franklin, Livingston, and Sherman:''' Love-lee briiiiiide...\\
'''Jefferson:''' Ohhh, Mr. Adams!\\
You are driving me to homicide!\\
'''F, L, & S:''' ''HOMICIDE! HOMICIDE!''\\
'''Adams:''' QUIET! Jefferson! Mr. Jefferson!\\
'''F, L, & S:''' We may see murderrr! Yeeee-eeeeeet...!
* Richard Henry Lee leaving and coming back to sing his theme song, and Adams and Franklin's reaction to him.
-->'''John Adams:''' That was the most revolting display I have ever witnessed.\\
'''Benjamin Franklin:''' They're warm-blooded people, Virginians.\\
'''John Adams:''' Not him, Franklin, ''you''!
5th Jul '17 2:45:00 PM MovieNut14
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* "Mr. Morris. '''''WHAT IN HELL GOES ON IN NEW YORK?!'''''"

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* "Mr.[[RunningGag New York abstains.]]
** [[InsistentTerminology Courteously]].
--->'''Hancock:''' Mr.
Morris. '''''WHAT IN HELL GOES ON IN NEW YORK?!'''''"YORK?!'''''



** Also fribble is an actual word along with piddle, twiddle, pish posh, [[HaveAGayOldTime gay, and queer]].

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** Also fribble "fribble" is an actual word along with piddle, twiddle, pish posh, [[HaveAGayOldTime gay, and queer]].



* [[RunningGag New York abstains.]]
** [[InsistentTerminology Courteously]].



---> '''Jefferson''': Damn the man. God ''damn'' the man.

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---> '''Jefferson''': --->'''Jefferson''': Damn the man. God ''damn'' the man.



-->'''John:''' By treating potassium chloride with sodium nitrate, of course!\\

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-->'''John:''' --->'''John:''' By treating potassium chloride with sodium nitrate, of course!\\
4th Jul '17 8:35:14 PM MovieNut14
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----



'''Dickinson:''' [[BerserkButton LAWYER!]]

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'''Dickinson:''' [[BerserkButton LAWYER!]]LAWYER!]]\\
4th Jul '17 8:34:09 PM MovieNut14
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* "Are you calling me a madman, you... you ''fribble''?!" (And the ensuing name-calling and bitch fight.)
** [[BerserkButton "LAWYER!"]]
*** Made funnier by the fact that Adams ''actually was a lawyer.''

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* "Are you calling me a madman, you... you ''fribble''?!" (And the ensuing name-calling and bitch fight.)
**
''fribble''?!"
-->'''Dickinson:''' Are you calling me a coward?\\
'''Adams:''' Yes! Coward!\\
'''Dickinson:''' Madman!\\
'''Adams:''' Landlord!\\
'''Dickinson:'''
[[BerserkButton "LAWYER!"]]
***
LAWYER!]]
''[cane fight ensues]''
**
Made funnier by the fact that Adams ''actually was a lawyer.''lawyer''.



*** Also fribble is an actual word along with piddle, twiddle, pish posh, [[HaveAGayOldTime gay, and queer]].

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*** ** Also fribble is an actual word along with piddle, twiddle, pish posh, [[HaveAGayOldTime gay, and queer]].



'''Franklin''': (Half asleep) Like Hell I am. What for?\\

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'''Franklin''': (Half (half asleep) Like Hell hell I am. What for?\\



** For that matter, the [[ScrewTheWarWerePartying New Brunswick dispatch]] itself.
*** "There must be some mistake--I have an aunt who lives in New Brunswick." "You must tell her to keep up the good work!"

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** *** For that matter, the [[ScrewTheWarWerePartying New Brunswick dispatch]] itself.
*** "There ---->'''Witherspoon:''' There must be some mistake--I mistake -- I have an aunt who lives in New Brunswick." "You Brunswick!\\
'''Dickinson:''' You
must tell her to keep up the good work!"work!



-->'''Franklin''': Treason is a charge invented by winners as an excuse for hanging the losers.
-->'''Adams''': I have more to do than to sit here and listen to you quote yourself.
-->'''Franklin''': Oh, that was a new one!

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-->'''Franklin''': Treason is a charge invented by winners as an excuse for hanging the losers.
-->'''Adams''':
losers.\\
'''Adams''':
I have more to do than to sit here and listen to you quote yourself.
-->'''Franklin''':
yourself.\\
'''Franklin''':
Oh, that was a new one!
3rd Jul '17 10:16:35 AM bjex
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** Franklin's first question, upon learning his son was in jail: "Is he unharmed?" After a yes, his second question: "Tell me, why did they arrest the little bastard?"

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** Franklin's first question, upon learning his son was in jail: arrested by Revolutionary forces: "Is he unharmed?" After a yes, his second question: "Tell me, why did they arrest the little bastard?"
3rd Jul '17 10:13:52 AM bjex
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** Adams mutters under his breath he'll talk to the printer later and ''change it then''.

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** Adams mutters under his breath he'll talk to the printer later and ''change it then''. [[HistoricalInJoke (He did, too!)]]



** In response to the long list of things going wrong at home, Adams replies "Madam, what else is new?"[[labelnote:*]]Granted, in RealLife he was more worried about these things.[[/labelnote]]
** When John demands to know why the ladies aren't making saltpeter, Abigail points out that he didn't tell them how it's done.

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** In response to the long list of things going wrong at home, various illness their children are afflicted with, Adams replies "Madam, what else is new?"[[labelnote:*]]Granted, in RealLife he was more worried about these things.[[/labelnote]]
** When John demands to know why the ladies aren't making saltpeter, Abigail points out that he didn't neglected to tell them how it's done.'''how'''.
3rd Jul '17 10:02:23 AM bjex
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** Upon learning his son is in jail: "Tell me, why did they arrest the little bastard?"

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** Upon Franklin's first question, upon learning his son is was in jail: "Is he unharmed?" After a yes, his second question: "Tell me, why did they arrest the little bastard?"
24th May '17 3:25:24 PM wrestlingdog909
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* Adams' morose worry that for all his effort to make America free, his contributions would never be known:

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* Adams' morose worry that for all his effort to make America free, his contributions would never be known:known (the quote comes straight out of history, too):


Added DiffLines:

* This exchange between Franklin and Adams:
-->'''Franklin''': Treason is a charge invented by winners as an excuse for hanging the losers.
-->'''Adams''': I have more to do than to sit here and listen to you quote yourself.
-->'''Franklin''': Oh, that was a new one!
2nd Sep '16 8:48:38 AM lincro
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'''Abigail:''' [[SarcasmMode Oh yes, of course!]]

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'''Abigail:''' [[SarcasmMode Oh yes, of course!]]course!]]\\
(The stage directions for these lines in the play are [[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast "Impatiently" and "A woman"]], respectively)
29th Aug '16 9:29:58 AM ajbit26
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'''Adams:''' [[SarcasmFailure ... oh good God.]]

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'''Adams:''' [[SarcasmFailure ...[[YouHaveGotToBeKiddingMe ... oh good God.]]
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