History Theatre / WaitingForGodot

18th Nov '16 12:11:25 PM Eievie
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18th Nov '16 12:08:56 PM Eievie
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* BlindSeer: {{Discussed|Trope}} by Estragon.
-->'''Pozzo''': I am blind\\
'''Estragon''': Perhaps he can see into the future.



* DownerEnding: If you even consider it an ending.



* NoEnding

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* NoEndingNoEnding[=/=]WhatNowEnding: Godot never shows up, but Vladimir and Estragon can't bring themselves to leave.



* WhatNowEnding: Godot never shows up, but Vladimir and Estragon can't bring themselves to leave.
14th Nov '16 9:01:35 AM Eievie
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* MindScrew: Try to watch it (or reading it) and not come out confused.

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* MindScrew: Try to watch it (or reading it) and not come out confused. Lampshaded:
-->'''Estragon''': I'll go and get a carrot.\\
''He does not move.''\\
'''Vladimir''': This is becoming really insignificant.



** The bowler hats that Vladimir and Estragon wear are a ShoutOut to Creator/LaurelAndHardy (Beckett loved black and white comedy).

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** The bowler hats that Vladimir and Estragon wear are a ShoutOut to Creator/LaurelAndHardy Creator/LaurelAndHardy. (Beckett loved black and white comedy).comedy.)
14th Nov '16 8:50:12 AM Eievie
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Added DiffLines:

* DestructiveRomance[=/=]WithFriendsLikeThese: Estragon thinks they're this. He often says they should break up, but never takes any action too actually do so.
-->'''Estragon''': You see, I feel worse when I'm with you. I feel better alone too.\\
'''Vladimir''': ''(vexed)''. Then why do you always come crawling back?\\
'''Estragon''': I don't know.
7th Nov '16 9:36:29 AM Eievie
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Added DiffLines:

*HaveAGayOldTime: It goes nicely with the HomoeroticSubtext.
-->'''Vladimir''': Sometimes I feel it coming all the same. Then I go all queer.
7th Nov '16 9:34:14 AM Eievie
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* ArcWords: "Let's go." "We can't." "Why not?" "We're waiting for Godot."

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* ArcWords: "Let's ArcWords:
-->'''Estragon''': Let's
go." "We \\
'''Vladimir''': We
can't." "Why not?" "We're \\
'''Estragon''': Why not?\\
'''Vladimir''': We're
waiting for Godot."
7th Nov '16 9:29:21 AM Eievie
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* AffectionateNickname: Vladimir and Estragon, who call each other Didi and Gogo.
7th Nov '16 9:27:09 AM Eievie
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-->'''Estragon''': Didi...\\
'''Vladimir''': ''(without turning).'' I've nothing to say to you.\\
'''Estragon''': ''(step forward).'' You're angry? ''(Silence. Step forward.)'' Forgive me. ''(Silence. Step forward. Estragon lays his hand on Vladimir's shoulder.)'' Come, Didi. ''(Silence.)'' Give me your hand. ''(Vladimir half turns.)'' Embrace me! ''(Vladimir stiffens.)'' Don't be stubborn! ''(Vladimir softens. They embrace. Estragon recoils.)'' You stink of garlic!\\
'''Vladimir''': It's for the kidneys. ''(Silence. Estragon looks attentively at the tree.)'' What do we do now?\\
'''Estragon''': Wait.\\
'''Vladimir''': Yes, but while waiting.\\
'''Estragon''': What about hanging ourselves?\\
'''Vladimir''': Hmm. It'd give us an erection.\\
'''Estragon''': ''(highly excited).'' An erection!\\
'''Vladimir''': With all that follows.



* MoodWhiplash: A guy takes off his belt to hang himself - and his trousers fall down.
* MotorMouth: Lucky...[[TheQuietOne when he bothers to talk]].

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* MoodWhiplash: A guy takes off his belt to hang himself - -- and his trousers fall down.
* MotorMouth: Lucky... [[TheQuietOne when he bothers to talk]].



* TheQuietOne: Lucky...until you [[MotorMouth tell him to think]].

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* TheQuietOne: Lucky... until you [[MotorMouth tell him to think]].



* UrExample: For the BritCom format -- a couple of losers in a bizarre situation have their lives disrupted by a couple of even crazier characters.

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* UrExample: For the BritCom format -- a format--a couple of losers in a bizarre situation have their lives disrupted by a couple of even crazier characters.
7th Nov '16 8:57:29 AM Eievie
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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: "How's the carrot?" "It's a carrot."

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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: "How's ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin:
-->'''Vladimir''': How's
the carrot?" "It's carrot?\\
'''Estragon''': It's
a carrot."



* UrExample: For the BritCom format - a couple of losers in a bizarre situation have their lives disrupted by a couple of even crazier characters.

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* UrExample: For the BritCom format - -- a couple of losers in a bizarre situation have their lives disrupted by a couple of even crazier characters.
12th Jul '16 4:59:48 AM StFan
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Inspired, among other things, ''RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'', and (surprisingly) ''Series/{{Bottom}}''. Has no relation to [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney a certain coffee-loving prosecutor]]. [[ShoutOut/AceAttorney Maybe.]]

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Inspired, among other things, ''RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'', ''Theatre/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'', and (surprisingly) ''Series/{{Bottom}}''. Has no relation to [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney a certain coffee-loving prosecutor]]. [[ShoutOut/AceAttorney Maybe.]]



* SpiritualSuccessor: ''{{Bottom}}'', amazingly (particularly from their West End production of it.) It features Rik Mayall, Ade Edmondson and Christopher Ryan, who played (respectively) Rick, Vyvian and Mike in TheYoungOnes. Go figure!
** Further screwed around with by the early 90's production with Rick and Ade... and Christopher playing Lucky!

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* SpiritualSuccessor: ''{{Bottom}}'', ''Series/{{Bottom}}'', amazingly (particularly from their West End production of it.) it). It features Rik Mayall, Ade Edmondson and Christopher Ryan, who played (respectively) Rick, Vyvian and Mike in TheYoungOnes. Go figure!
**
figure! Further screwed around with by the early 90's '90s production with Rick and Ade... and Christopher playing Lucky!



-->'''Estragon:''' Let's go.
-->'''Vladimir:''' We can't.
-->'''Estragon:''' Why not?
-->'''Vladimir:''' We're waiting for Godot.

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-->'''Estragon:''' Let's go.
-->'''Vladimir:'''
go.\\
'''Vladimir:'''
We can't.
-->'''Estragon:'''
can't.\\
'''Estragon:'''
Why not?
-->'''Vladimir:'''
not?\\
'''Vladimir:'''
We're waiting for Godot.
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