History Trivia / GreenEggsAndHam

9th Mar '17 12:31:18 PM Wanderwolf
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\n** In addition, green eggs were annoyingly common in early Army rations. The sulfur in the eggs reacted with the preserving process, turning the eggs an unpleasant shade of green. The taste wasn't affected, but visually, more than a few soldiers found them disgusting.

12th Jul '16 3:19:53 PM NausicaaoftheSpirits
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** The latter character also receives bonus points for an ActorAllusion: when the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!"

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** The latter character also receives bonus points for an ActorAllusion: when the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a distinctive "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!"
22nd Jun '16 9:13:25 AM MHarrington
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* TalkingToHimself: Both Sam-I-Am and the nameless guy are voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell.
** ActorAllusion: When the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!", very much like [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Tigger]].

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* TalkingToHimself: Both Sam-I-Am and the nameless guy are voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell.
Creator/PaulWinchell, with Sam-I-Am sounding like [[WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines Dick Dastardly]] (albeit in a slightly higher register) and the nameless guy sounding almost ''exactly'' like [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Tigger]]
** The latter character also receives bonus points for an ActorAllusion: When when the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!", very much like [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Tigger]]."Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!"
22nd Jun '16 9:10:27 AM MHarrington
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* ActorAllusion: When the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!"
* TalkingToHimself: Both Sam-I-Am and the nameless guy are voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell.

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* TalkingToHimself: Both Sam-I-Am and the nameless guy are voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell.
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ActorAllusion: When the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!"
* TalkingToHimself: Both Sam-I-Am and the nameless guy are voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell.
"Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!", very much like [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Tigger]].
19th Apr '16 10:07:39 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ActorAllusion: When the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!" See HeyItsThatVoice below.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Paul Winchell voiced both of the main characters, with the big guy sounding a lot like [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Tigger]] (especially apparent near the end) and Sam-I-Am sounding like [[WackyRaces Dick Dastardly]]. In other words, Paul Winchell was having [[TalkingToHimself one long conversation with himself.]]

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* ActorAllusion: When the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!" See HeyItsThatVoice below.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Paul Winchell voiced both of the main characters, with the big guy sounding a lot like [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Tigger]] (especially apparent near the end) and Sam-I-Am sounding like [[WackyRaces Dick Dastardly]]. In other words, Paul Winchell was having [[TalkingToHimself one long conversation with himself.]]
"Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!"
9th Feb '16 3:17:44 PM margdean56
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* {{Defictionalization}}: "green, egg and ham" was a real dish, but the "green referred to a vegetable side dish rather than the color of the meal as a whole, hence the joke. While the real dish has fallen out of favor, actual dishes of green eggs and green ham, however, have cropped up as references to the book:

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* {{Defictionalization}}: "green, egg and ham" was a real dish, but the "green "green" referred to a vegetable side dish rather than the color of the meal as a whole, hence the joke. While the real dish has fallen out of favor, actual dishes of green eggs and green ham, however, have cropped up as references to the book:
25th Jun '14 12:04:09 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* {{Defictionalization}}:

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* {{Defictionalization}}:{{Defictionalization}}: "green, egg and ham" was a real dish, but the "green referred to a vegetable side dish rather than the color of the meal as a whole, hence the joke. While the real dish has fallen out of favor, actual dishes of green eggs and green ham, however, have cropped up as references to the book:






* TalkingToHimself: Both Sam-I-Am and the nameless guy are voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell.

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* TalkingToHimself: Both Sam-I-Am and the nameless guy are voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell.
28th May '14 9:39:29 AM PhysicalStamina
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* TalkingToHimself: Both Sam-I-Am and the nameless guy are voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell.
13th May '14 10:38:48 PM MHarrington
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* ActorAllusion: When the nameless guy eats the green eggs and ham and likes it, he lets out a "Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!" See HeyItsThatVoice below.
24th Oct '13 2:54:21 PM Kernigh
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!!The animated version contains examples of:

* HeyItsThatVoice: Paul Winchell voiced both of the main characters, with the big guy sounding a lot like [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Tigger]] (especially apparent near the end) and Sam-I-Am sounding like [[WackyRaces Dick Dastardly]].
** In other words, Paul Winchell was having [[TalkingToHimself one long conversation with himself.]]

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!!The !! The book

* {{Defictionalization}}:
** The Friendly Toast, a breakfast joint in Portsmouth, NH (with a second location in Cambridge, MA) is one of the more famous of the GreasySpoon-type places that actually make their own version, though the ham isn't usually dyed green.
** In 2012, as part of promotion for ''WesternAnimation/TheLorax'' movie, International House Of Pancakes offers Green Eggs and Ham, mixing spinach with scrambled eggs.

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animated version contains examples of:

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Paul Winchell voiced both of the main characters, with the big guy sounding a lot like [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Tigger]] (especially apparent near the end) and Sam-I-Am sounding like [[WackyRaces Dick Dastardly]].
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Dastardly]]. In other words, Paul Winchell was having [[TalkingToHimself one long conversation with himself.]]
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