History Trivia / Flubber

17th Sep '17 10:24:33 AM ooh
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/TimAllen, Creator/JeffGoldblum, Creator/JohnLithgow, Creator/ChristopherLloyd and Creator/PatrickStewart were considered for Phillip Brainerd.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/TimAllen, Creator/JeffGoldblum, Creator/JohnLithgow, Creator/ChristopherLloyd and Creator/PatrickStewart were considered for Phillip Brainerd.Brainerd.
** This was intended to be a co-production between Disney and Creator/StevenSpielberg's Creator/AmblinEntertainment. Spielberg always wanted Robin Williams to play Brainerd, but Williams refused to work with Disney due to a bitter lawsuit over the actor's ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' contract. Spielberg decided to remain loyal to his friend Williams and dropped out of the film. Ironically, a few years later, Williams reconciled with the Disney execs and agreed to accept the leading part.
17th Jul '17 3:17:48 PM ClintEastwood
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* MerchandiseDriven: Not only were two types of flubber available in stores when the movie was in theaters (a vaguely humanoid stressball as seen in the big dance number, plus a thicker slime-like substance), but also an electronic talking Weebo toy that spoke likes from the movie.
17th Jul '17 3:16:36 PM ClintEastwood
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* ActorAllusion: This isn't [[Film/{{Jumanji}} the first time]] Robin Williams plays a character who falls in love with [[spoiler: and later marries]] a character named Sara, albeit spelled differently.

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* ActorAllusion: This isn't [[Film/{{Jumanji}} the first time]] Robin Williams Creator/RobinWilliams plays a character who falls in love with [[spoiler: and later marries]] a character named Sara, albeit spelled differently.



* ReleaseDateChange: An insert inside the 2012 Blu-Ray of ''Theatre/BabesInToyland'' promotes a 2012 Blu-Ray release of ''Flubber'', in honor of its 15th Anniversary. However, the anniversary came and went without the movie coming to Blu-Ray. Disney provided no explanation for this delay, nor have they revealed a new release date.

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* ReleaseDateChange: An insert inside the 2012 Blu-Ray of ''Theatre/BabesInToyland'' promotes a 2012 Blu-Ray release of ''Flubber'', in honor of its 15th Anniversary. However, the anniversary came and went without the movie coming to Blu-Ray. Disney provided no explanation for this delay, nor have they revealed a new release date.date.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/TimAllen, Creator/JeffGoldblum, Creator/JohnLithgow, Creator/ChristopherLloyd and Creator/PatrickStewart were considered for Phillip Brainerd.
14th Jun '17 12:23:22 PM Mikeyfan93
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* {{Defictionalization}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KsAiX3DlAw People have made Flubber]].
9th Apr '17 7:59:52 PM Mikeyfan93
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* ActorAllusion: This isn't [[Film/{{Jumanji}} the first time]] Robin Williams plays a character who falls in love with [[spoiler: and later marries]] a character named Sara, albeit spelled differently.
9th Apr '17 2:55:53 PM liamh
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* CreatorKiller: Despite the movie not doing that badly at the box office, this was the second and last movie Great Oaks Entertainment ever made.
3rd Jan '17 8:41:44 PM rotheryAM
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* MerchandiseDriven: Not only were two types of flubber available in stores when the movie was in theaters (a vaguely humanoid stressball as seen in the big dance number, plus a thicker slime-like substance), but also an electronic talking Meebo toy that spoke likes from the movie.

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* MerchandiseDriven: Not only were two types of flubber available in stores when the movie was in theaters (a vaguely humanoid stressball as seen in the big dance number, plus a thicker slime-like substance), but also an electronic talking Meebo Weebo toy that spoke likes from the movie.
3rd Jan '17 8:41:02 PM rotheryAM
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*MerchandiseDriven: Not only were two types of flubber available in stores when the movie was in theaters (a vaguely humanoid stressball as seen in the big dance number, plus a thicker slime-like substance), but also an electronic talking Meebo toy that spoke likes from the movie.
31st Aug '16 12:04:40 AM Kytseo
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* {{Defictionalization}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KsAiX3DlAw People have made Flubber]].
5th Apr '16 12:59:43 PM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Hey its [[Creator/WilWheaton Wesley]] as the dean's son!
** Ted from ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' is the basketball coach.
** [[Series/{{Monk}} Captain Stottlemeyer]] as the thug Wesson.
** Clancy Brown is the other thug, Smith.
** [[TheMist Mrs. Carmody]] is Sara.
** [[HappyGilmore Shooter [=McGavin=]]] as Wilson
* HeyItsThatVoice: Disney/TheLittleMermaid herself is the voice of Weebo.
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