History Trivia / HistoryOfTheWorldPartI

14th Apr '16 4:53:21 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** A group of cavemen is led by Creator/SidCaesar.
** The Ethopian slave Josephus is played by tap-dancer Gregory Hines.
** Creator/JohnHurt is Jesus!
** One of the two Jews describing how they were tortured by the Spaniards is everyone's favorite Jewish stand-up comic, Jackie Mason.
** [[TheGoldenGirls Bea Arthur]] cameoed as the lady in the unemployment booth.
** Cloris Leachman as Madame Defarge.
** [[Magazine/{{Playboy}} Hugh Hefner]] in Ancient Rome mentioning his invention of the centerfold.
** Music/DavidLeeRoth has a line during the Spanish Inquisition musical number.
** And Creator/MadelineKahn is Empress Nympho!
* Hey, It's That Special Effect!: In the "parting of the Red Sea" scene, they're obviously using the effect from the Universal Studios tour. You can even see some of the metal grating they use.
* HeyItsThatVoice: '''OrsonWelles''' is the narrator.
19th Mar '16 8:20:32 AM Hossmeister
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29th Dec '15 1:08:31 PM bjex
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* YouLookFamiliar:
** Mel Brooks plays roles in every time period.
** Rudy de Luca who plays Captain Mucus, can also briefly be seen in Prehistoric Man segment. He's the caveman that [[spoiler: [[DeathAsComedy gets accidentally killed by a thrown spear]]]].
** Also Ronny Graham does double duty as Oedipus and a tortured Jew who relays his unfortunate experience of [[spoiler: being anally tortured with a red hot poker]].
21st Sep '14 12:42:59 PM tedmetal
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* ActingForTwo: Brooks has five roles in the movie. Moses, Comicus, Torquemada, King Louis XVI, and Jacques the Garcon de Piss.
8th Sep '14 5:29:11 PM Premonition45
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** A group of cavemen is led by Sid Caesar.

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** A group of cavemen is led by Sid Caesar.Creator/SidCaesar.
24th Mar '14 7:00:49 AM Prfnoff
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** And MadelineKahn is Empress [[strike: Nymphomaniac]] Nympho!

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** And MadelineKahn Creator/MadelineKahn is Empress [[strike: Nymphomaniac]] Nympho!
3rd Dec '13 2:57:37 PM LongLiveHumour
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** JohnHurt is Jesus!

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** JohnHurt Creator/JohnHurt is Jesus!
30th Jun '13 7:38:25 PM JIKTV
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** Hugh Hefner in Ancient Rome mentioning his invention of the centerfold.

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** [[Magazine/{{Playboy}} Hugh Hefner Hefner]] in Ancient Rome mentioning his invention of the centerfold.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The role of Josephus was written with RichardPryor in mind, but he was unable to accept due to his infamous freebasing accident in 1980.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The role of Josephus was written with RichardPryor Creator/RichardPryor in mind, but he was unable to accept due to his infamous freebasing accident in 1980.
30th Mar '13 6:41:53 PM JIKTV
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** [[TheGoldenGirls Bea Arthur]] cameoed as the lady in the vnemployment booth.

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** [[TheGoldenGirls Bea Arthur]] cameoed as the lady in the vnemployment unemployment booth.



** [[VanHalen David Lee Roth]] has a line during the Spanish Inquisition musical number.

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** [[VanHalen David Lee Roth]] Music/DavidLeeRoth has a line during the Spanish Inquisition musical number.
8th Feb '13 9:54:44 PM PPPSSC
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* BeamMeUpScotty: "It's good to be the King!" is often misquoted without the 'the' in shout-outs by other works.
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