History Trivia / DoTheRightThing

21st Apr '16 11:42:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Martin Lawrence and Rosie Perez make their film debuts in this film.
** Vito is played by Richard Edson, the original drummer from Sonic Youth ''and'' the creepy valet in FerrisBuellersDayOff.
** We also see Samuel L. Jackson several years before Film/PulpFiction.
** Buggin' Out is the [[PlayingAgainstType polar opposite]] of [[Series/BreakingBad Gus]].
** [[Series/TheSopranos Phil Leotardo]] is the guy who gets water sprayed on his car.
** Several actors have appeared in multiple Spike Lee films. John Turturro and Spike's sister Joie share the record with nine appearances each.
16th Jan '16 11:52:37 PM Whipsmart
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** Who knew [[Series/BreakingBad Gus]] was such an [[JerkAss annoying punk]].

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** Who knew [[Series/BreakingBad Gus]] was could be such an [[JerkAss annoying punk]].a loudmouth?
16th Jan '16 11:52:03 PM Whipsmart
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** Who knew [[Series/BreakingBad Gus]] could be such an [[JerkAss asshole.]]

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** Who knew [[Series/BreakingBad Gus]] could be was such an [[JerkAss asshole.]]annoying punk]].
16th Jan '16 11:38:55 PM Whipsmart
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** [[Series/TheSopranos Phil Leotardo]] and [[{Film/Goodfellas}} Billy Batts]] is the guy who gets water sprayed on his car.

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** [[Series/TheSopranos Phil Leotardo]] and [[{Film/Goodfellas}} Billy Batts]] is the guy who gets water sprayed on his car.
16th Jan '16 11:38:23 PM Whipsmart
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** [[{{Film/Goodfellas}} Billy Batts]] got his antique car ruined by Moe and Joe.



** [[Series/TheSopranos Phil Leotardo]] is the guy who gets water sprayed on his car.

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** [[Series/TheSopranos Phil Leotardo]] and [[{Film/Goodfellas}} Billy Batts]] is the guy who gets water sprayed on his car.



** Rick Aiello, who played Officer Long, is the real life son of Danny Aiello, who played Sal in the film.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Lee's first choice for Sal was RobertDeNiro, who turned it down because he felt the role was too similar to ones he had played in the past.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Lee's first choice for Sal was RobertDeNiro, who turned it down because he felt the role was too similar to ones he had played in the past.
past. MattDillon was also Lee's first choice for Pino.
** Creator/JamesEarlJones was offered to play the role as Da Mayor.
** The character [[InspirationallyDisabled Smiley]] was not originally in the script, but Lee added him after when his actor, Roger Guenveur Smith requested a role in his film.
16th Jan '16 2:17:27 PM Whipsmart
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** [[Film/Goodfellas Billy Batts]] got his antique car ruined by Moe and Joe.

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** [[Film/Goodfellas [[{{Film/Goodfellas}} Billy Batts]] got his antique car ruined by Moe and Joe.
16th Jan '16 2:17:05 PM Whipsmart
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** [[Film/Goodfellas Billy Batts]] got his antique car ruined by Moe and Joe.
16th Jan '16 2:16:06 PM Whipsmart
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** Who knew [[Series/BreakingBad Gus]] could be such an [[JerkAss asshole.]]
24th Nov '15 7:42:41 PM RBluefish
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* CastingGag: Buggin' Out, who says Sal is racist for not putting any black people on his Italian-American exclusive "Wall of Fame" is played by Giancarlo Esposito, who is himself half-black, half-Italian American.
10th Jun '15 12:08:17 AM ComposerAri
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* FakeNationality: Frankie Faison's painfully bad (and [[OohMeAccentsSlipping inconsistent]]) impression of a Jamaican accent.
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