History Theatre / Matilda

4th Jun '16 3:50:55 PM MisterApple
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* BiggerOnTheInside: The kids ponder Bruce's ability to down that massive cake with the lyrics "Or maybe your largeness/Is like the [[Series/DoctorWho TARDIS]]:/Considerably roomier inside."

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* BiggerOnTheInside: The kids ponder Bruce's ability to down that massive cake with the lyrics "Or maybe your largeness/Is a bit like the [[Series/DoctorWho TARDIS]]:/Considerably roomier inside."



** Or maybe because your largeness/is like a [[Series/DoctorWho TARDIS]]

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** Or maybe because your largeness/is a bit like a the [[Series/DoctorWho TARDIS]]
5th May '16 11:56:38 AM Pamina
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Bruce Bogtrotter may or may not be overweight depending on the child actor who plays him, but is rarely as heavy as he is in the book and 1996 film

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Bruce Bogtrotter may or may not be overweight depending on the child actor who plays him, but is rarely as heavy as he is in the book and 1996 filmfilm.
5th May '16 11:56:13 AM Pamina
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Bruce Bogtrotter is, in most versions, completely different-looking from how he was described in the book and depicted in the film, and is no longer overweight.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Bruce Bogtrotter is, in most versions, completely different-looking from how may or may not be overweight depending on the child actor who plays him, but is rarely as heavy as he was described is in the book and depicted in the film, and is no longer overweight.1996 film
3rd May '16 1:46:11 PM NotThisThing
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* EducationalSong: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6PyELiYel0 The ABC, of sorts]]; more importantly, it's a guide to surviving your first day at a particularly tough school.

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* EducationalSong: [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6PyELiYel0 com/watch?v=GyHbPBW3B90 The ABC, of sorts]]; more importantly, it's a guide to surviving your first day at a particularly tough school.
30th Nov '15 1:03:19 PM RaustBD
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Bruce Bogtrotter is, in most versions, completely different-looking from how he was described in the book and depicted in the film, and is no longer overweight.
28th Nov '15 7:59:51 AM paycheckgurl
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* ShoutOut: To another Roald Dahl work, in the climactic song "Revolting Children": "We are revolting children, living in revolting times/We sing revolting songs, using [[Literature/RevoltingRhymes revolting rhymes]]..."

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* ShoutOut: To another Roald Dahl work, in the climactic song "Revolting Children": "We are revolting children, living in revolting times/We sing revolting songs, using [[Literature/RevoltingRhymes revolting rhymes]]..."rhymes]]...
** Or maybe because your largeness/is like a [[Series/DoctorWho TARDIS]]
14th Oct '15 8:33:05 AM CarolC
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Before the climax, the librarian narrates that there isn't a happy ending, referring to the fact Matilda is still raised by her abusive parents. Though this takes place right before Matilda does get her happy ending.]] It's possible said "unhappy ending" is [[spoiler: alludes to the fact that the Wormwoods would never really change for the better, though there's some hope for Mr. Wormwood.]]
5th Sep '15 8:38:11 PM wolftickets1969
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* RaceLift: Mrs. Phelps is now Jamaican.
5th Sep '15 8:17:41 PM wolftickets1969
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* CanonForeigner: Rudolpho, the Acrobat and the Escapologist and the latter's sister, and [[spoiler: The Mafiya; also, the Escapologist and his sister are subversions. They are actually Magnus Honey and Trunchbull, respectively]].

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* CanonForeigner: Rudolpho, the Acrobat and the Escapologist and the latter's former's sister, and [[spoiler: The Mafiya; also, the Escapologist Escapologist, the Acrobat and his her sister are subversions. They are actually Magnus Honey Miss Honey's parents and and Trunchbull, respectively]].
14th Aug '15 6:45:23 PM rainbowstalin
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* HurricaneOfPuns: School Song is full of puns on the letters of the alphabet
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