History Main / HouseboatHero

30th Nov '16 6:17:32 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Shane Falco in ''Film/TheReplacements'' ("See that yacht over there with the satellite dish? Mine's the one next to it covered in pigeon crap.")

to:

* Shane Falco in ''Film/TheReplacements'' ''Film/TheReplacements2000'' ("See that yacht over there with the satellite dish? Mine's the one next to it covered in pigeon crap.")
12th Nov '16 4:56:56 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* JohnWayne in ''Film/McQ''.

to:

* JohnWayne Creator/JohnWayne in ''Film/McQ''.
18th Sep '16 12:49:21 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* A pretty popular ''{{Archie}}'' story involves one. Archie and Betty find a girl in a swamp, and take her to their friend, an old captain living in a houseboat. The girl is revealed to be an heiress, but her uncle is trying to kill her. Archie and his friends set a trap for him, luring him to the boat, planning on jumping him when he opens the door. However, the uncle decides instead to cut the lines, sending them down toward the InevitableWaterfall. [[spoiler:Of course, the gang had planned for this, and there was a cable that kept the boat from drifting ''too'' far down. Makes you wonder why the captain lived so close to a waterfall...]]

to:

* A pretty popular ''{{Archie}}'' ''Franchise/{{Archie|Comics}}'' story involves one. Archie and Betty find a girl in a swamp, and take her to their friend, an old captain living in a houseboat. The girl is revealed to be an heiress, but her uncle is trying to kill her. Archie and his friends set a trap for him, luring him to the boat, planning on jumping him when he opens the door. However, the uncle decides instead to cut the lines, sending them down toward the InevitableWaterfall. [[spoiler:Of course, the gang had planned for this, and there was a cable that kept the boat from drifting ''too'' far down. Makes you wonder why the captain lived so close to a waterfall...]]
21st Jul '16 7:54:21 AM davah301
Is there an issue? Send a Message



to:

** Chief Wiggum lives on one (The Big Queasy) in the ''Chief Wiggum, P.I.'' segment from ''The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase''.
5th Nov '15 9:46:11 AM Fyrmer
Is there an issue? Send a Message



to:

* Leon Phelps, the title character of ''Film/TheLadiesMan'' lives in a beat up old houseboat full of painfully [[TheSeventies Seventies]] decor.
2nd Oct '15 6:23:15 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Tempest Gale in ''[[PaperinikNewAdventures Pk2]]'' lives on a small, crappy boat.

to:

* Tempest Gale in ''[[PaperinikNewAdventures ''[[ComicBook/PaperinikNewAdventures Pk2]]'' lives on a small, crappy boat.
23rd Jun '15 2:40:15 AM pvsage
Is there an issue? Send a Message


In RealLife, houseboats are typically mobile homes on pontoons, and are as close to CoolBoat as TheAllegedCar is to CoolCar. Some works with {{Loser Protagonist}}s will have the hero live on such a houseboat to highlight their tenuous grasp on normalcy.

to:

In RealLife, houseboats are typically mobile homes on pontoons, and are as close to CoolBoat as TheAllegedCar is to CoolCar. Some works with {{Loser Protagonist}}s will have the hero live on such a houseboat to highlight their tenuous grasp on normalcy.[[LonersAreFreaks lack of]] [[NoSocialSkills social skills]].
23rd Jun '15 2:33:33 AM pvsage
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:


In RealLife, houseboats are typically mobile homes on pontoons, and are as close to CoolBoat as TheAllegedCar is to CoolCar. Some works with {{Loser Protagonist}}s will have the hero live on such a houseboat to highlight their tenuous grasp on normalcy.
5th May '15 1:11:15 AM Cindylover1969
Is there an issue? Send a Message


--> '''[[Series/{{MacGyver}} [=MacGimmick=]]]:''' Lots of famous detectives have lived on boats. Sonny Crockett from ''Series/MiamiVice'', B.L. Stryker, the team from ''Series/SimonAndSimon'' and even ''[[Series/{{Quincy}} Quincy]]'' all lived on boats!

to:

--> '''[[Series/{{MacGyver}} [=MacGimmick=]]]:''' [=MacGimmick=]]]''' (''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' satire): Lots of famous detectives have lived on boats. Sonny Crockett from ''Series/MiamiVice'', B.L. Stryker, the team from ''Series/SimonAndSimon'' and even ''[[Series/{{Quincy}} Quincy]]'' all lived on boats!



--->''Magazine/{{MAD}}''

to:

--->''Magazine/{{MAD}}''
5th May '15 1:10:15 AM Cindylover1969
Is there an issue? Send a Message


--> '''[=MacGimmick=]:''' Lots of famous detectives have lived on boats. Sonny Crockett from ''Series/MiamiVice'', B.L. Stryker, the team from ''Series/SimonAndSimon'' and even ''[[Series/{{Quincy}} Quincy]]'' all lived on boats!

to:

--> '''[=MacGimmick=]:''' '''[[Series/{{MacGyver}} [=MacGimmick=]]]:''' Lots of famous detectives have lived on boats. Sonny Crockett from ''Series/MiamiVice'', B.L. Stryker, the team from ''Series/SimonAndSimon'' and even ''[[Series/{{Quincy}} Quincy]]'' all lived on boats!



-- From the ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' satire of ''Series/{{MacGyver}}''

to:

-- From the ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' satire of ''Series/{{MacGyver}}''

--->''Magazine/{{MAD}}''
This list shows the last 10 events of 64. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.HouseboatHero