History Tearjerker / HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas

8th Feb '16 12:53:36 AM ImSpideyTropes
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* The Grinch has just had the best day of his life, judging eating contests, winning the nog-off, winning the award of Holiday Cheermeister, and winning the sack race. Until JerkAss Mayor May-Who screws it up and [[spoiler: gives him a razor to remind him of his DarkAndTroubledPast.]]

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* The Grinch has just had the best day of his life, judging eating contests, winning the nog-off, winning the award of Holiday Cheermeister, and winning the sack race. Until JerkAss Mayor May-Who screws it up and [[spoiler: gives him a razor to remind him of his DarkAndTroubledPast.]] Naturally, the Grinch ''loses it'' and goes to ruin the Whobilation, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard as well as using the razor to make May-Who "FABULOOOUUS!".]]]]
25th Dec '15 3:46:14 PM TrueBlue170
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* The song "Where Are You Christmas" is a combo of heartwarming and tearjerking. Little Cindy Lou sings about her Yuletide doubts. They don't get some grown-up to do it as a background song, either - that's Taylor Momsen. She looks at her small stocking, and a list saying "Dear Santa, I don't know what to ask for this Christmas." She looks at Mount Crumpet far away. And with the last few notes of the song, we see the Grinch entering his lair, ''all alone.'' Tell me that at some point that didn't twang your emotional strings.

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* The song "Where Are You Christmas" is a combo of heartwarming and tearjerking. Little Cindy Lou sings about her Yuletide doubts. They don't get some grown-up to do it as a background song, either - that's Taylor Momsen. She looks at her small stocking, and a list saying "Dear Santa, I don't know what to ask for this Christmas." She looks at Mount Crumpet Crumpit far away. And with the last few notes of the song, we see the Grinch entering his lair, ''all alone.'' Tell me that at some point that didn't twang your emotional strings. The lyrics can especially hit home for older viewers -- with Christmas not being the same as it was when they were kids and missing it.
12th Dec '15 8:49:22 PM BNSF1995
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* From the extended version, Martha and Betty are seen competing in the lighting contest. When Betty lights up a spectacular display of Christmas lights, the judges are very impressed and write her name down as the winner, which would finally make Betty's dream of having the best Christmas light display in Whoville and beating Martha come true. But Mayor Maywho claims it's a "split-decision" and declares Martha the winner, leaving Betty feeling disappointed and crushed.

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* From the extended version, Martha and Betty are seen competing in the lighting contest. When Betty lights up a spectacular display of Christmas lights, the judges are very impressed and write her name down as the winner, which would finally make Betty's dream of having the best Christmas light display in Whoville and beating Martha come true. But Mayor Maywho plays favorites and, trying to butter up Martha for the later marriage proposal, claims that it's a "split-decision" and declares Martha the winner, leaving Betty feeling disappointed and crushed.crushed, and showing just how corrupt the mayor is.
29th Sep '15 2:29:15 PM ThatsNotFroot
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** The final moments of the flashback wherein the little Grinch struggles to climb away up the enormous snowy mountain, screaming to himself about how he hates Christmas, before eventually standing alone on the mountain. None of this is helped by James Hornet's weeping score.

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** The final moments of the flashback wherein the little Grinch struggles to climb away up the enormous snowy mountain, screaming to himself about how he hates Christmas, before eventually standing alone on the mountain. None of this is helped by James Hornet's Horner's weeping score.
29th Sep '15 2:28:33 PM ThatsNotFroot
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** The final moments of the flashback wherein the little Grinch struggles to climb away up the enormous snowy mountain, screaming to himself about how he hates Christmas, before eventually standing alone on the mountain. None of this is helped by James Hornet's weeping score.
31st Dec '14 11:30:52 AM tropower
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* "Santy Clause, why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?"

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!!The book and TV special:
* "Santy Clause, why why? Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?"Why?"

!!The movie:
14th Dec '14 7:54:16 PM NegiSpongie
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* From the extended version, Martha and Betty are seen competing in the lighting contest. When Betty lights up a spectacular display of Christmas lights, the judges are very impressed and write her name down as the winner, which would finally make Betty's dream of having the best Christmas light display in Whoville and beating Martha come true. But Mayor May-Who claims it's a "split-decision" and declares Martha the winner, leaving Betty feeling disappointed and crushed.

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* From the extended version, Martha and Betty are seen competing in the lighting contest. When Betty lights up a spectacular display of Christmas lights, the judges are very impressed and write her name down as the winner, which would finally make Betty's dream of having the best Christmas light display in Whoville and beating Martha come true. But Mayor May-Who Maywho claims it's a "split-decision" and declares Martha the winner, leaving Betty feeling disappointed and crushed.
14th Dec '14 7:22:36 PM NegiSpongie
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* From the extended version, Martha and Betty are seen compete in the lighting contest. When Betty lights up a spectacular display of Christmas lights, the judges are very impressed and write her name down as the winner, which would finally make Betty's dream of having the best Christmas light display in Whoville come true. But Mayor May-Who ignores the judges and instead declares Martha the winner, leaving Betty feeling sad and disappointed.

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* From the extended version, Martha and Betty are seen compete competing in the lighting contest. When Betty lights up a spectacular display of Christmas lights, the judges are very impressed and write her name down as the winner, which would finally make Betty's dream of having the best Christmas light display in Whoville and beating Martha come true. But Mayor May-Who ignores the judges claims it's a "split-decision" and instead declares Martha the winner, leaving Betty feeling sad disappointed and disappointed.crushed.
14th Dec '14 6:41:19 PM NegiSpongie
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* The Grinch has just had the best day of his life, judging eating contests, winning the nog-off, winning the award of Holiday Cheermeister, and winning the sack race. Until JerkAss Mayor May-Who screws it up and [[spoiler: gives him a razor to remind him of his DarkAndTroubledPast.]]

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* The Grinch has just had the best day of his life, judging eating contests, winning the nog-off, winning the award of Holiday Cheermeister, and winning the sack race. Until JerkAss Mayor May-Who screws it up and [[spoiler: gives him a razor to remind him of his DarkAndTroubledPast.]]]]
* From the extended version, Martha and Betty are seen compete in the lighting contest. When Betty lights up a spectacular display of Christmas lights, the judges are very impressed and write her name down as the winner, which would finally make Betty's dream of having the best Christmas light display in Whoville come true. But Mayor May-Who ignores the judges and instead declares Martha the winner, leaving Betty feeling sad and disappointed.
26th Nov '14 6:34:44 PM Tidal_Wave_17
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** For the first time in his life, the Grinch was excited about Christmas. He made his own gift for Martha (Sure, he made it from stuff he broke, but it's the thought that counts), and even the old ladies who looked after him told Cindy Lou how nice it was to see him in the spirit. All he wanted was to look nice when he gave Martha his present...
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