History Trivia / HappyGilmore

17th Jul '16 10:37:19 AM nombretomado
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* AwesomeDearBoy: Bob Barker wasn't interested in the extended cameo until he was informed he would win the fight against Happy (he was actually friends with and trained by ChuckNorris).

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* AwesomeDearBoy: Bob Barker wasn't interested in the extended cameo until he was informed he would win the fight against Happy (he was actually friends with and trained by ChuckNorris).Creator/ChuckNorris).
1st Apr '16 9:52:33 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The JerkAss senior citizen home attendant is Creator/BenStiller.
** Chubbs is played by Carl Weathers, who was featured in the ''Film/{{Rocky}}'' films as Apollo Creed [[spoiler:Interestingly, like Apollo, Chubbs dies, only he falls out of a window after seeing the one-eyed alligator's head.]]
** Happy's ex-boss is [[Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe Jaws]].
** Creator/JulieBowen, now known for ''{{Series/Ed}}'', ''Series/ModernFamily'', and ''{{Series/Lost}}'' also stars.
** The guy that keeps yelling "Jackass!" [[Film/BackToTheFuture worked for Western Union in 1955]].
** [[Series/ThePriceIsRight Bob Barker]] playing [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment Bob Barker]].
** One of the movers near the beginning of the film is played by [[Series/MadTV Will Sasso]].
** For the golf fans, Lee Trevino would like to remind you that Grizzly Adams in fact ''did'' have a beard.
** Kevin Nealon plays a veteran pro trying to mentor Happy during the latter's early days on the tour.
** Though nowhere near as successful - or well-known - as Lee Trevino, former PGA Tour winner Mark Lye shows up early on.
10th Jan '16 7:31:50 AM Pren
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* WrittenInInfirmity: Mr. Larson is always leaning on something, as years earlier Richard Kiel suffered a head injury in a car accident which severely affected his balance, causing him to spend much of the rest of his life in a wheelchair.
4th Nov '15 3:58:27 PM HarryLovesHermione
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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: When appropriate, the score switches to something like "Money (That's What I Want)" by Barrett Strong.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: When appropriate, the score switches to something like "Money (That's What I Want)" by Barrett Strong.Strong, enough to warrant a credit during the ending crawl.
6th Jun '15 12:09:24 PM Hawaii_Knut
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** Mr. Larson is also an strong, intimidating giant who has a heart of gold. Kinda like [[Franchise/JamesBond Jaws]]
29th May '15 8:03:09 AM crl85
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** Kevin Nealon plays a veteran pro trying to mentor Happy during the latter's early days on the tour.
** Though nowhere near as successful - or well-known - as Lee Trevino, former PGA Tour winner Mark Lye shows up early on.
21st May '15 1:44:10 AM unclejack
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** Julie Bowen, now known for ''{{Series/Ed}}'', ''Series/ModernFamily'', and ''{{Series/Lost}}'' also stars.

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** Julie Bowen, Creator/JulieBowen, now known for ''{{Series/Ed}}'', ''Series/ModernFamily'', and ''{{Series/Lost}}'' also stars.
18th Nov '14 11:01:52 PM KJMackley
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* AwesomeDearBoy: Bob Barker wasn't interested in the extended cameo until he was informed he would win the fight against Happy (he was actually friends with and trained by ChuckNorris).
31st Aug '14 10:44:36 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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** Initially, Bob Barker didn't want to appear in the fight against Happy until he was informed he was going to win.

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** The script called for an immediate scene transition after Happy slugged Barker, but then they got the idea to turn it into a full-blown fistfight instead. Initially, Bob Barker didn't want to appear in the fight against Happy until he was informed he was going to win.win it.
9th Aug '14 6:45:24 PM tyrekecorrea
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* OldShame: Lee Trevino said had he read the script and seen the salty language, he would've passed. One would presume he watched the movie while doing his signature disbelieving head shake.

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* OldShame: Lee Trevino said that had he read the script and seen the salty language, he would've passed. One would presume he watched the movie while doing he did his signature disbelieving head shake.shake while watching the film.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: When appropriate, the score switches to something like "Money (That's What I Want)" by Barrett Strong.
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