History NightmareFuel / ItsAWonderfulLife

29th Jan '17 4:29:07 PM GothicProphet
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* Nick the bartender, Bert the policeman, and Ernie the taxi driver aren't the most major of characters and while their fates in Pottersville aren't as terrible as Gower's or Harry's, their transformations are still pretty scary. Nick bought out his boss, Mr. Martini, and is gleefully [[WretchedHive running the bar straight into the ground]]; Bert is a [[PoliceBrutality brutal cop]] who is implied to be [[DirtyCop in Potter's pocket]]; and Ernie has become a bitter cynic who has given up on life and been deserted by his family. It seems that not only was George singlehandedly holding the town's economy on his shoulders, he was also the only thing between several of his friends and total {{jerkass}}ery.

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* Nick the bartender, Bert the policeman, and Ernie the taxi driver aren't the most major of characters and while their fates in Pottersville aren't as terrible as Gower's or Harry's, their transformations are still pretty scary. Nick bought out his boss, Mr. Martini, and is gleefully [[WretchedHive running the bar straight into the ground]]; Bert is a [[PoliceBrutality brutal cop]] who is implied to be [[DirtyCop in Potter's pocket]]; and Ernie has become a bitter cynic who has given up on life and been deserted by his family. It seems that not only was George singlehandedly holding the town's economy on his shoulders, he was also the only thing between several of his friends and total {{jerkass}}ery.{{jerkass}}ery.
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1st Jan '17 12:33:28 PM HamburgerTime
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* Nick the bartender, Bert the policeman, and Ernie the taxi driver aren't the most major of characters and while their fates in Pottersville aren't as terrible as Gower's or Harry's, their transformations are still pretty scary. Nick bought out his boss, Mr. Martini, and is gleefully [[WretchedHive running the bar straight into the ground]]; Bert is a [[PoliceBrutality brutal cop]] who is implied to be [[DirtyCop in Potter's pocket]]; and Ernie has become a bitter cynic who has given up on life and been deserted by his family. It seems that not only was George singlehandedly holding the twin's economy on his shoulders, he was also the only thing between several of his friends and total {{jerkass}}ery.

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* Nick the bartender, Bert the policeman, and Ernie the taxi driver aren't the most major of characters and while their fates in Pottersville aren't as terrible as Gower's or Harry's, their transformations are still pretty scary. Nick bought out his boss, Mr. Martini, and is gleefully [[WretchedHive running the bar straight into the ground]]; Bert is a [[PoliceBrutality brutal cop]] who is implied to be [[DirtyCop in Potter's pocket]]; and Ernie has become a bitter cynic who has given up on life and been deserted by his family. It seems that not only was George singlehandedly holding the twin's town's economy on his shoulders, he was also the only thing between several of his friends and total {{jerkass}}ery.
1st Jan '17 12:32:32 PM HamburgerTime
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* If you yourself are an "Uncle Billy", whether it's because you are learning-disabled, have had a TBI, or for any reason are chronically forgetful, what happens to him may be one of ''your'' worst nightmares.

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* If you yourself are an "Uncle Billy", whether it's because you are learning-disabled, have had a TBI, or for any reason are chronically forgetful, what happens to him may be one of ''your'' worst nightmares.nightmares.
* Nick the bartender, Bert the policeman, and Ernie the taxi driver aren't the most major of characters and while their fates in Pottersville aren't as terrible as Gower's or Harry's, their transformations are still pretty scary. Nick bought out his boss, Mr. Martini, and is gleefully [[WretchedHive running the bar straight into the ground]]; Bert is a [[PoliceBrutality brutal cop]] who is implied to be [[DirtyCop in Potter's pocket]]; and Ernie has become a bitter cynic who has given up on life and been deserted by his family. It seems that not only was George singlehandedly holding the twin's economy on his shoulders, he was also the only thing between several of his friends and total {{jerkass}}ery.
24th Dec '16 9:22:58 PM Luigifan
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-->'''Clarence.''' Your brother Harry Bailey broke through the ice and died at the age of nine.

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-->'''Clarence.''' Your brother Harry Bailey broke through the ice and died was drowned at the age of nine.



-->'''Clarence.''' Every man on that transport died! Harry wasn't there to save them [[ForWantOfANail because you weren't there]] to save Harry!

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-->'''Clarence.''' Every man on that transport died! ''died!'' Harry wasn't there to save them [[ForWantOfANail because you weren't there]] to save Harry!
4th Dec '16 1:54:55 AM CaptEquinox
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* The deleted scene explaining what happened to Martini the bartender in the alternate timeline. In the cemetery, George was going to find not only Martini's grave, but those of his wife and kids as well. They all burned to death when their terrible house in Potter's slum caught fire because George wasn't there to move them out. Reportedly, this was cut because it was deemed too depressing even for this sequence.

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* The deleted scene explaining what happened to Martini the bartender in the alternate timeline. In the cemetery, George was going to find not only Martini's grave, but those of his wife and kids as well. They all burned to death when their terrible house in Potter's slum caught fire because George wasn't there to move them out. Reportedly, this was cut because it was deemed too depressing even for this sequence.sequence.
* If you yourself are an "Uncle Billy", whether it's because you are learning-disabled, have had a TBI, or for any reason are chronically forgetful, what happens to him may be one of ''your'' worst nightmares.
4th Dec '16 1:49:42 AM CaptEquinox
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-->'''George:''' Harry Bailey went to war! He saved the lives of every man on that transport!
-->'''Clarence:''' Every man on that transport died! Harry wasn't there to save them [[ForWantOfANail because you weren't there]] to save Harry!

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-->'''George:''' -->'''Clarence.''' Your brother Harry Bailey broke through the ice and died at the age of nine.
-->'''George.''' ''That's a lie!''
Harry Bailey went to war! He got the Congressional Medal of Honor! He saved the lives of every man on that transport!
-->'''Clarence:''' -->'''Clarence.''' Every man on that transport died! Harry wasn't there to save them [[ForWantOfANail because you weren't there]] to save Harry!



* The scene when George stumbles into Pottersville is like an episode of ''Series/TheTwilightZone.''

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* The scene when George stumbles into Pottersville is like an episode of ''Series/TheTwilightZone.'' Could have inspired it, for all of that.
20th Jun '16 11:39:03 AM GrecoRomanGuy
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* One of the most famous scenes is where Mary and George are together in Mary's house, which is a famously tense scene ''loaded'' with BelligerentSexualTension. The thing is, a lot of that tension was ''not'' scripted: Jimmy Stewart had served in World War II as a bomber pilot, and this was his ''first scene'' back from war. Apparently, his increasingly angry and passionate acting in that scene terrified both Donna Reed (playing Mary) ''and Frank Capra, the director.''
2nd May '16 9:47:24 AM HamburgerTime
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* The look on George's face right before he jumps is rather unsettling.

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* The look on George's face right before he jumps is rather unsettling.unsettling.
* The deleted scene explaining what happened to Martini the bartender in the alternate timeline. In the cemetery, George was going to find not only Martini's grave, but those of his wife and kids as well. They all burned to death when their terrible house in Potter's slum caught fire because George wasn't there to move them out. Reportedly, this was cut because it was deemed too depressing even for this sequence.
8th Dec '13 5:56:44 AM wittylibrarian
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-->'''George:''' Harry Baily went to war! He saved the lives of every man on that transport!
-->'''Clarence:''' Every man on that transport died.

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-->'''George:''' Harry Baily Bailey went to war! He saved the lives of every man on that transport!
-->'''Clarence:''' Every man on that transport died. died! Harry wasn't there to save them [[ForWantOfANail because you weren't there]] to save Harry!
12th Nov '13 6:19:09 AM AdamC
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-->'''George:''' Harry Baily went to war! He saved the lives of every man on that transport!
-->'''Clarence:''' Every man on that transport died.
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