History Theatre / DontDrinkTheWater

1st May '16 4:15:35 AM aye_amber
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Two movie versions exist, one that came out in 1969 starring JackieGleason as Walter, and a TV movie in 1994 starring Allen as Walter, [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Julie Kavner]] as Marion, Creator/MichaelJFox as Axel, [[Series/TheBigBangTheory Mayim]] [[{{Blossom}} Bialik]] as Susan, and Creator/DomDeLuise as Father Drobney.
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Two movie versions exist, one that came out in 1969 starring JackieGleason ''Jackie Gleason'' as Walter, and a TV movie in 1994 starring Allen as Walter, [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Julie Kavner]] as Marion, Creator/MichaelJFox as Axel, [[Series/TheBigBangTheory Mayim]] [[{{Blossom}} Bialik]] as Susan, and Creator/DomDeLuise as Father Drobney.
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23rd Jan '16 9:16:47 PM capretty
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* TheOner: The 1994 version has many very long shots, possibly because of the origins of being a state play.

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* TheOner: The 1994 version has many very long shots, possibly because of the origins of being a state stage play.
23rd Jan '16 9:14:02 PM capretty
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* Axel Magee - An American foreign diplomat who only went into the business due to his father rather then his actual talent in art. He has a tendency to ramble, especially when nervous. He falls in love with Susan during the play.

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* Axel Magee - An American foreign diplomat who only went into the business due to his father rather then than his actual talent in art. He has a tendency to ramble, especially when nervous. He falls in love with Susan during the play.



* Kilroy - Ambassador Magee's stuck-up assistant who is much more competent at his job then Axel.
* Krojack - The head of the Communist police who traps the Hollanders in the embassy
* Burns - An assisstant working at the embassy
* Ambassador Magee - Axel's father who is the ambassador of the unnamed country and the head of the embassy
* Chef - The embassy's chef, who consistently butts heads with Walter

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* Kilroy - Ambassador Magee's stuck-up assistant who is much more competent at his job then than Axel.
* Krojack - The head of the Communist police who traps the Hollanders in the embassy
embassy.
* Burns - An assisstant assistant working at the embassy
embassy.
* Ambassador Magee - Axel's father who is the ambassador of the unnamed country and the head of the embassy
embassy.
* Chef - The embassy's chef, who consistently butts heads with Walter Walter.
2nd Nov '15 3:25:03 PM Josef5678
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''Don't Drink the Water'' is a comedy play written by Creator/WoodyAllen. Written and set in TheSixties, the play bases itself around the UsefulNotes/ColdWar. In an unnamed European country behind the IronCurtain, the American Ambassador must leave the Embassy for business. In his absence he places his incompetent son Axel Magee in charge. Almost immediately the Embassy is thrust into a crisis as the Hollanders, an American family of tourists, come rushing in on the run from the Communist police. Walter, the father, had accidentally snuck into a high security area and taken pictures, causing the communist to believe the family are spies. Axel digs the hole deeper and the embassy is surrounded, leaving the Hollanders trapped.

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''Don't Drink the Water'' is a comedy play written by Creator/WoodyAllen. Written and set in TheSixties, the play bases itself around the UsefulNotes/ColdWar. In an unnamed European country behind the IronCurtain, UsefulNotes/IronCurtain, the American Ambassador must leave the Embassy for business. In his absence he places his incompetent son Axel Magee in charge. Almost immediately the Embassy is thrust into a crisis as the Hollanders, an American family of tourists, come rushing in on the run from the Communist police. Walter, the father, had accidentally snuck into a high security area and taken pictures, causing the communist to believe the family are spies. Axel digs the hole deeper and the embassy is surrounded, leaving the Hollanders trapped.



* IronCurtain
26th Apr '14 8:59:16 AM LongLiveHumour
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''Don't Drink the Water'' is a comedy play written by Creator/WoodyAllen. Written and set in TheSixties, the play bases itself around the ColdWar. In an unnamed European country behind the IronCurtain, the American Ambassador must leave the Embassy for business. In his absence he places his incompetent son Axel Magee in charge. Almost immediately the Embassy is thrust into a crisis as the Hollanders, an American family of tourists, come rushing in on the run from the Communist police. Walter, the father, had accidentally snuck into a high security area and taken pictures, causing the communist to believe the family are spies. Axel digs the hole deeper and the embassy is surrounded, leaving the Hollanders trapped.

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''Don't Drink the Water'' is a comedy play written by Creator/WoodyAllen. Written and set in TheSixties, the play bases itself around the ColdWar.UsefulNotes/ColdWar. In an unnamed European country behind the IronCurtain, the American Ambassador must leave the Embassy for business. In his absence he places his incompetent son Axel Magee in charge. Almost immediately the Embassy is thrust into a crisis as the Hollanders, an American family of tourists, come rushing in on the run from the Communist police. Walter, the father, had accidentally snuck into a high security area and taken pictures, causing the communist to believe the family are spies. Axel digs the hole deeper and the embassy is surrounded, leaving the Hollanders trapped.



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* ColdWar UsefulNotes/ColdWar
11th Aug '13 12:10:07 AM tom90deg
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* TheOner: The 1994 version has many very long shots, possibly because of the origins of being a state play.
11th Jan '13 1:12:01 PM Xtifr
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* ShallowLoveInterest: Susan again
4th Jan '13 8:20:21 AM MarkLungo
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Two movie versions exist, one that came out in 1969 starring JackieGleason as Walter, and a TV movie in 1994 starring Allen as Walter, [[TheSimpsons Julie Kavner]] as Marion, Michael J. Fox as Axel, [[TheBigBangTheory Mayim]] [[{{Blossom}} Bialik]] as Susan, and Dom Deluise as Father Drobney.

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Two movie versions exist, one that came out in 1969 starring JackieGleason as Walter, and a TV movie in 1994 starring Allen as Walter, [[TheSimpsons [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Julie Kavner]] as Marion, Michael J. Fox Creator/MichaelJFox as Axel, [[TheBigBangTheory [[Series/TheBigBangTheory Mayim]] [[{{Blossom}} Bialik]] as Susan, and Dom Deluise Creator/DomDeLuise as Father Drobney.
14th Nov '12 5:46:18 PM capretty
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* {{Nepotism}}: The only reason Axel has his job at the Embassy, let alone a position of power, is because his father is in charge.
14th Nov '12 5:41:52 PM capretty
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* DiplomaticImmunity: Axel has this[[spoiler: and is able to save Susan by marrying her and ensuring her the same immunity.]]

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* DiplomaticImmunity: DiplomaticImpunity: Axel has this[[spoiler: and is able to save Susan by marrying her and ensuring her the same immunity.]]
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