History Main / BalconySpeech

2nd Feb '18 1:57:11 AM Cryoclaste
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Film/TheBeauticianAndTheBeast'': Used as a parody of ''{{Evita}}''

to:

* ''Film/TheBeauticianAndTheBeast'': Used as a parody of ''{{Evita}}''''Music/{{Evita}}''



* {{Evita}}: Along with her husband, President Juan Perón of Argentina, she famously used the balcony of Argentina's House of Government (see picture).

to:

* {{Evita}}: Music/{{Evita}}: Along with her husband, President Juan Perón of Argentina, she famously used the balcony of Argentina's House of Government (see picture).
31st Dec '17 6:01:46 AM LadyPedantica
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Baahubali 2: The Conclusion'': Queen Mother Sivagami announces the death of Amarendra, and names his newborn son Mahendra as the new king.
11th Dec '17 6:59:44 AM Chabal2
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* The French comic ''Robin Dubois" (a RobinHood spoof) has the sheriff's wife run out of eggs and tomatoes (and seeing as she was planning to make a tomato omelette...). The sheriff goes to the balcony and asks the village at large for their opinion on a new income tax. [[ProducePelting He manages to save two eggs, and suggests tomato sauce will do fine]].
12th Nov '17 7:23:31 AM Troscus
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In ''VideoGame/ShadowOfWar'', Talion and Celebrimbor give a joint speech from atop the main Fortess's balcony every time a region is conquered. Every speech is actually somewhat terrifying, with Celebrimbor's voice superimposed over Talion's and the aggressive, almost manic tone they use to promise pain and suffering for their enemies. Given they're giving a speech to uruks, though, that may simply be playing to the crowd.
** Every time a siege begins, the defending orc Warlord will give one of these on the same balcony to assure his soldiers, and Talion, that he has no hope of actually winning.
31st Aug '17 6:32:28 PM Ezclee4050
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* When he was the football coach at University of California-Berkeley (1947-1956), [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pappy_Waldorf Lynn "Pappy" Waldorf]] would address fans from a balcony by one of the stadium gates after every home game.
15th Jan '17 11:30:01 AM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* A stock cutscene in ''VideoGame/AgeOfWonders 2'' and ''AgeOfWonders: Shadow Magic''.

to:

* A stock cutscene in ''VideoGame/AgeOfWonders 2'' ''VideoGame/AgeOfWonders2TheWizardsThrone'' and ''AgeOfWonders: ''VideoGame/AgeOfWonders: Shadow Magic''.
23rd Nov '16 2:26:26 PM roboe
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Thanks to its design, Amalienborg Palace, the residence of the Danish monarchs, have ''four'' balconies (one for each of the four identical buildings facing the same square). The Monarch will usually employ this trope on his/her birthday, but it has also seen use to announce a new King, most recently when Christian X ascended to the throne in 1912.
** The following two monarchs, Frederik IX and Margrethe II, however, chose to give their BalconySpeech on ascending to throne, from the balcony at Christiansborg Palace.
** However, for
30th Jul '16 7:05:02 PM JackG
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by the Doctor in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story ''Terror of the Zygons'' when he points out that it takes more than a [[StockNessMonster Loch Ness Monster]] to rule Earth. "But you can't rule a world in hiding. You've got to come out onto the balcony sometimes and wave a tentacle."

to:

* [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by the Doctor in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story ''Terror of the Zygons'' when he points out that it takes more than a [[StockNessMonster Loch Ness Monster]] to rule Earth. "But Earth.
-->"But
you can't rule a world in hiding. You've got to come out onto the balcony sometimes and wave a tentacle."
30th Jul '16 7:03:48 PM JackG
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by the Doctor in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story ''Terror of the Zygons'' when he points out that it takes more than a [[StockNessMonster Loch Ness Monster]] to rule Earth. "You have to step out on a balcony from time to time and wave a gracious claw."

to:

* [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by the Doctor in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story ''Terror of the Zygons'' when he points out that it takes more than a [[StockNessMonster Loch Ness Monster]] to rule Earth. "You have "But you can't rule a world in hiding. You've got to step come out on a onto the balcony from time to time sometimes and wave a gracious claw.tentacle."
22nd Apr '16 8:59:11 PM TheMutant
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* [[NamedAfterSomebodyFamous John Hancock]], the ghoul mayor of Goodneighbor in ''VideoGame/Fallout4'', likes delivering these to his community from time to time from the balcony outside his den in the Old State House.
This list shows the last 10 events of 97. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.BalconySpeech