History Trivia / GroundhogDay

11th Jul '16 10:49:37 PM AnotherGuy
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** Apparently, one of the planned scripts showed that ''[[PlotTwist Rita]]'' was stuck in another time loop.

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** Apparently, one of the planned scripts showed that ''[[PlotTwist Rita]]'' was stuck in another time loop.loop.
** WordOfGod stated they made sure there were no topical references to avoid dating the movie. With no pop culture references from TheNineties, the film as a timeless feel.
30th Jan '16 11:20:40 AM sonikkuruzu
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* RealLifeRelative: The mayor is played by Bill Murry's brother, Creator/BrianDoyleMurray.

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* RealLifeRelative: The mayor is played by Bill Murry's Murray's brother, Creator/BrianDoyleMurray.
5th Sep '15 5:44:22 PM maxwellsilver
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* CreatorBreakdown: Creator/BillMurray was going through a divorce during filming, which, coupled with arguments with Creator/HaroldRamis over what direction the movie should take, led to their friendship breaking down.

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* CreatorBreakdown: Creator/BillMurray was going through a divorce during filming, which, coupled with arguments with Creator/HaroldRamis over what direction the movie should take, led to their friendship breaking down. They reconciled afterwards, however.
4th Aug '15 10:11:36 PM lalaTKG
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** Apparently, one of the planned scripts showed that ''[[PlotTwist Rita]]'' was the one stuck in the time loops the entire time.

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** Apparently, one of the planned scripts showed that ''[[PlotTwist Rita]]'' was the one was stuck in the another time loops the entire time.loop.
4th Aug '15 10:10:16 PM lalaTKG
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** The original script had a HowWeGotHere structure, opening with showing Phil going through a day from beginning to end and leaving his knowledge of everything a mystery before flashing back to the start of the time loop.

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** The original script had a HowWeGotHere structure, opening with showing Phil going through a day from beginning to end and leaving his knowledge of everything a mystery before flashing back to the start of the time loop.loop.
** Apparently, one of the planned scripts showed that ''[[PlotTwist Rita]]'' was the one stuck in the time loops the entire time.
5th Apr '15 1:21:21 PM DrOO7
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* AFIS100Years100Laughs: #34
* AFIS10Top10:
** #8, Fantasy
20th Mar '15 8:13:11 PM KhesterBarbatos
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* RealLifeRelative: The m,ayor is played by Bill Murry's brother, Creator/BrianDoyleMurray.

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* RealLifeRelative: The m,ayor mayor is played by Bill Murry's brother, Creator/BrianDoyleMurray.
25th Feb '15 7:20:39 AM Anicomicgeek
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** See MistakenForGay on the main page, and then realize that that scene was ''improvised'' by Bill Murray; Ned's reaction was largely genuine. Stephen Tobolowsky (who plays Ned) is a great character actor, and did plenty of improvisation in the film, too.

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** See MistakenForGay on the main page, and then realize that that scene was ''improvised'' by Bill Murray; Ned's reaction was largely genuine. Stephen Tobolowsky StephenTobolowsky (who plays Ned) is a great character actor, and did plenty of improvisation in the film, too.



* RetroactiveRecognition:
** The assistant weatherman who's taking Phil's slot for the 10 o'clock show? It's [[Series/WhiteCollar Mozzie]]! Only slightly less bald.
** Larry the cameraman is [[Film/SnowDay the Snowplow man]].
** The groom who receives the ''Wrestlemania'' tickets? Creator/MichaelShannon.
** The young bride-to-be/bride Creator/HyndenWalch.
** The mayor is [[WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack Captain K'nuckles]].

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* RetroactiveRecognition:
**
RealLifeRelative: The assistant weatherman who's taking Phil's slot for the 10 o'clock show? It's [[Series/WhiteCollar Mozzie]]! Only slightly less bald.
** Larry the cameraman
m,ayor is [[Film/SnowDay the Snowplow man]].
** The groom who receives the ''Wrestlemania'' tickets? Creator/MichaelShannon.
** The young bride-to-be/bride Creator/HyndenWalch.
** The mayor is [[WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack Captain K'nuckles]].
played by Bill Murry's brother, Creator/BrianDoyleMurray.



** The original script had a HowWeGotHere structure, opening with showing Phil going through a day from beginning to end and leaving his knowledge of everything a mystery before flashing back to the start of the time loop.

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** The original script had a HowWeGotHere structure, opening with showing Phil going through a day from beginning to end and leaving his knowledge of everything a mystery before flashing back to the start of the time loop.
3rd Feb '15 12:12:32 PM surgoshan
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** The assistant weatherman who's taking Phil's slot for the 10 o'clock show? It's [[Series/WhiteCollar Mozzie]]! Only slightly less bald.
2nd Dec '14 11:18:55 PM PaulA
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* EnforcedMethodActing: See MistakenForGay on the main page, and then realize that that scene was ''improvised'' by Bill Murray; Ned's reaction was largely genuine. Stephen Tobolowsky (who plays Ned) is a great character actor, and did plenty of improvisation in the film, too.
** As is usual for Bill Murray, when Rita slaps him, she really does hit him hard. Not surprising, since all of the abuse Murray suffered from Carol Kane in ''{{Scrooged}}'' were real as well.

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* EnforcedMethodActing: EnforcedMethodActing:
**
See MistakenForGay on the main page, and then realize that that scene was ''improvised'' by Bill Murray; Ned's reaction was largely genuine. Stephen Tobolowsky (who plays Ned) is a great character actor, and did plenty of improvisation in the film, too.
** As is usual for Bill Murray, when Rita slaps him, she really does hit him hard. Not surprising, since all of the abuse Murray suffered from Carol Kane in ''{{Scrooged}}'' ''Film/{{Scrooged}}'' were real as well.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The original script featured the explanation for the unending loop and its escape clause, but they found by [[DoingInTheWizard leaving it out]] made the film more magical.
** The original explanation involved a curse by an ex reading a "how to do magic" book.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
**
The original script featured the explanation for the unending loop and its escape clause, clause,[[note]]it involved a curse by an ex reading a "how to do magic" book[[/note]] but they found by [[DoingInTheWizard leaving it out]] made the film more magical.
** The original explanation involved a curse by an ex reading a "how to do magic" book.
magical.



* WordOfGod: Phil ''had'' to have had days of "kill and destroy" in ten or 10,000 years he spent, [[ShrugOfGod depending on which writer you ask]], but decided it would change the tone too much and didn't show it.
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