History Literature / FriedGreenTomatoesAtTheWhistleStopCafe

6th Apr '18 2:03:44 PM CornettoLass
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* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[Spoiler: Ninny survives until the end of the film. She dies in the novel.]]

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Ninny survives until the end of the film. She dies in the novel.]]
6th Apr '18 2:01:38 PM CornettoLass
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** Romantic example occurs with Ruth and Buddy Threadgoode. In the film Ruth was Buddy's love interest; in the book Buddy was dead before Ruth came to stay with the Threadgoodes and there's no indication that the two ever even met.


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* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[Spoiler: Ninny survives until the end of the film. She dies in the novel.]]
17th Feb '18 1:24:50 PM fruitstripegum
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* ParkingPayback: Evelyn rear-ends a car that stole her parking spot... ''six times''.



* ParkingPayback: Evelyn rear-ends a car that stole her parking spot... ''six times''.
3rd Feb '18 7:39:57 PM keshet
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*MercyKill: In the novel, [[spoiler: Onzell does this for Ruth, who is dying slowly and painfully of cancer.]]
3rd Feb '18 7:34:17 PM keshet
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* InspectorJavert: Smoote's ''own daughter'' was raped by Bennet, but he still hunts for Frank's killer. He later becomes the judge at Idgie and Big George's murder trial. [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope by which time his daughter has died, and he dismisses the case despite knowing the evidence of innocence is fake]].]]

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* InspectorJavert: Smoote's ''own daughter'' was raped by Bennet, but he still hunts for Frank's killer. [[spoiler: He does talk to Idgie about his daughter when investigating and suggests she make sure no evidence is left to be found.]] He later becomes the judge at Idgie and Big George's murder trial. [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope by which time his daughter has died, and he dismisses the case despite knowing the evidence of innocence is fake]].]]
8th Jan '18 4:21:18 PM GarrulousTiger
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** And there's Evelyn when she gets revenge on the two young ladies who stole her parking spot and then insulted her by pummeling their car to smithereens.
--> '''Evelyn:''' Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.


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** Two young women steal Evelyn's parking spot at the supermarket and then smartmouth Evelyn when she calls them out: "Face it, lady, we're younger and faster!" Evelyn, newly confident and assertive after hearing the story of Idgie and Ruth, then gets revenge by ramming their car repeatedly, and boasts to the girls, "Face it, girls, I'm older and I have more insurance."
9th Jul '17 6:41:43 PM themisterfree
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''Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe'' is a 1987 novel by Fannie Flagg. It was adapted into the film ''Fried Green Tomatoes'', which was released in 1991.

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''Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe'' is a 1987 novel by Fannie Flagg.Flagg (yes, the one from ''Series/MatchGame''). It was adapted into the film ''Fried Green Tomatoes'', which was released in 1991.
21st Jun '17 4:04:36 AM TheLaughingFist
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* AmbiguouslyGay: The movie decided to play Idgie and Ruth's relationship as a more subtle and heavily implied thing, rather than outright stating to the camera they were lovers.

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* AmbiguouslyGay: The movie decided to play Idgie and Ruth's relationship as a more subtle and heavily implied thing, rather than outright stating to the camera they were lovers. The book on the other hand was quite explicit.


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* BiTheWay: Eva Bates is heavily implied to be Idgie's first time and for awhile the two are kinda FriendsWithBenefits.
17th Jun '17 8:39:38 AM trindafey
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* UnreliableNarrator: Did Idgie really, knowingly [[spoiler: serve that body as barbecue to customers]]? Maybe, maybe not. Ninny isn't about to let facts and details get in the way of a good story, so we may never know. This applies to pretty much everything she says to Evelyn.
22nd Jan '17 7:04:22 PM MercutioDreams
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-->'''Ninny:''' How many of them hormones you ''takin''', honey?
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