History Trivia / ChickenRun

11th Apr '16 3:28:43 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Ginger is [[AbsolutelyFabulous Saffron]] and [[Film/PrideAndPrejudice Lydia]]
** TeamDad Fowler is [[Film/PrideAndPrejudice Mr Bennett]]
** Mrs Tweedy also played another [[Series/BlackAdder crazy woman obsessed with beheading]]
** Nick is [[HarryPotter Peter Pettigrew]]
** Bunty is [[HarryPotter Professor Umbridge]], although you'd never recognise her.
** In the Norwegian dub, Ginger is voiced by minor TV star Suzanne Paalgard. Rocky is [[TheRoadToElDorado Tulio]].
** In Sweden, Ginger is [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Esmeralda]]. Also, Fowler is [[Film/IceAge Manfred]] and Bunty is [[WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory Dexter]].
24th Feb '16 10:16:54 AM octochan
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** Twice in the case of Mrs Tweedy. She's voiced by Miranda Richardson who already played [[Film/SleepyHollow two evil women specialized]] [[Series/BlackAdder in beheading.]]

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** Twice Three times in the case of Mrs Tweedy. She's voiced by Miranda Richardson who already played [[Film/SleepyHollow two already played]] [[AliceInWonderland three evil women specialized]] women]] [[Series/BlackAdder specialized in beheading.]]
3rd Feb '16 9:14:44 AM N8han11
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* AccentAdaptation: In the Swedish dub, Mr. And Mrs. Tweedy speak in a Scanian accent. [[note]] An accent in Southern Sweden which has similarities to Danish pronounciations. [[/note]] And Mac, to correspond to the Scottish accent, speaks heavily in an East Gothland accent (Östergötland). However, it wasn't enough to make her unintellegible, so she also speaks SesquipedalianLoquaciousness wise, and fast.

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* AccentAdaptation: AccentAdaptation:
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In the Swedish dub, Mr. And Mrs. Tweedy speak in a Scanian accent. [[note]] An accent in Southern Sweden which has similarities to Danish pronounciations. [[/note]] And Mac, to correspond to the Scottish accent, speaks heavily in an East Gothland accent (Östergötland). However, it wasn't enough to make her unintellegible, so she also speaks SesquipedalianLoquaciousness wise, and fast.



* ActorAllusion: Rocky yells "[[Film/{{Braveheart}} FREEDOOOOOOOOM!]]" when he first flies into the farm. Also, one of the chickens says "I'm not even certain he was American.", a reference to the fact that many people, even in the UK, think Mel Gibson is Australian (he was born in the US, but moved to Australia at age 12). Another ''Braveheart'' allusion occurs when asked where he's from:

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Rocky yells "[[Film/{{Braveheart}} FREEDOOOOOOOOM!]]" when he first flies into the farm. Also, one of the chickens says "I'm not even certain he was American.", a reference to the fact that many people, even in the UK, think Mel Gibson is Australian (he was born in the US, but moved to Australia at age 12). Another ''Braveheart'' allusion occurs when asked where he's from:



* DoingItForTheArt
* ExecutiveMeddling: Creator/DreamWorks and composer HansZimmer (who heads the Dreamworks music department) forced director NickPark to drop an already-recorded musical score by WallaceAndGromit composer Julian Nott because Zimmer decided his people should do the score (Zimmer has a history of doing this). This was one of many reasons why Aardman would leave Creator/DreamWorks in 2006 to go to Sony.[[note]]To be fair, however, the score that was released was ''brilliant''.[[/note]]

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* ExecutiveMeddling: ExecutiveMeddling:
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Creator/DreamWorks and composer HansZimmer (who heads the Dreamworks music department) forced director NickPark to drop an already-recorded musical score by WallaceAndGromit composer Julian Nott because Zimmer decided his people should do the score (Zimmer has a history of doing this). This was one of many reasons why Aardman would leave Creator/DreamWorks in 2006 to go to Sony.[[note]]To be fair, however, the score that was released was ''brilliant''.[[/note]]



*** Also, one of the chicken characters was originally a pigeon.
*** Babs is a combination of two characters, one of which was named Edwina. The filmmakers later reused the name Edwina for the chicken whose head gets lopped off, as an inside joke.

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*** Also, one ** One of the chicken characters was originally a pigeon.
*** ** Babs is a combination of two characters, one of which was named Edwina. The filmmakers later reused the name Edwina for the chicken whose head gets lopped off, as an inside joke.



** There was animation done of Ginger and Rocky's BigDamnKiss where the beak contact was clearly visible. It looked, as the directors said in the commentary, "like two suction cups stuck together."
*** [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-adyU49TFrxA/Tu9zyxJLxgI/AAAAAAAADEU/kNAf8CxtoG4/s1600/wa11.jpg Maybe Don Rosa should have given them some lessons.]]

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** There was animation done of Ginger and Rocky's BigDamnKiss where the beak contact was clearly visible. It looked, as the directors said in the commentary, "like two suction cups stuck together."
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" [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-adyU49TFrxA/Tu9zyxJLxgI/AAAAAAAADEU/kNAf8CxtoG4/s1600/wa11.jpg Maybe Don Rosa should have given them some lessons.]]
24th Jan '16 12:04:58 PM MelancholyUtopia
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** In Sweden, Ginger is [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Esmeralda]]. Also, Fowler is [[Film/IceAge Manfred]] and Bunty is [[WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory Dexter]].
15th Jan '16 6:14:24 AM Anddrix
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** A more justified example: in England, what American's refer to as "flashlights" are called "torches." Being aware that [[ViewersAreMorons this would confuse their predominantly American audience]], {{DreamWorks}} insisted that a quick shot of Mr. Tweedy coming out of his house with a flashlight be added assure viewers that he was not, in fact, going to get [[IThoughtYouMeant a large, flaming stick]].

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** A more justified example: in England, what American's refer to as "flashlights" are called "torches." Being aware that [[ViewersAreMorons this would confuse their predominantly American audience]], audience, {{DreamWorks}} insisted that a quick shot of Mr. Tweedy coming out of his house with a flashlight be added assure viewers that he was not, in fact, going to get [[IThoughtYouMeant a large, flaming stick]].
10th Jan '16 8:14:34 AM MilanP.
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** There was to be a scene inside the pie machine where Rocky saw a skeleton of a dead chicken and quipped, “They bought the huge machine, how cheap is that?”

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** There was to be a scene inside the pie machine where Rocky saw a skeleton of a dead chicken and quipped, “They bought the huge machine, how a used machine! How cheap is that?”
13th Nov '15 10:04:48 AM FF32
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** Mrs Tweedy also played another [[BlackAdder crazy woman obsessed with beheading]]

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** Mrs Tweedy also played another [[BlackAdder [[Series/BlackAdder crazy woman obsessed with beheading]]
13th Nov '15 10:04:40 AM FF32
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** Twice in the case of Mrs Tweedy. She's voiced by Miranda Richardson who already played [[Film/SleepyHollow two evil women specialized]] [[BlackAdder in beheading.]]

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** Twice in the case of Mrs Tweedy. She's voiced by Miranda Richardson who already played [[Film/SleepyHollow two evil women specialized]] [[BlackAdder [[Series/BlackAdder in beheading.]]
22nd Aug '15 10:46:08 AM NWolfman
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** Bunty, at one point, scoffs that she didn't even believe Rocky was American. Many assumed the same about Gibson, who was America-born but spent his adolescence and teens in Australia.
28th Jul '15 9:13:43 PM jimbodeek
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** Initially, when it was revealed that Rocky never could fly because he was fired out of a cannon, there was to be a flashback that showed Rocky being stuffed into a cannon at the circus. However, the producers decided to [[DeletedScene cut this out of the movie]] so that they could shorten it and came up with the idea of Rocky's poster being torn in half and then pieced back together later on.
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