History Trivia / RobinHoodMenInTights

16th Apr '17 2:42:33 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ActorAllusion: [[Film/HistoryOfTheWorldPartI "It's good to be the king!"]]
** Dick Van Patten (apart from being part of Mel Brooks' ProductionPosse) was likely cast as the Abbot as a ShoutOut to his role as Friar Tuck in ''When Things Were Rotten'', Mel's first Robin Hood parody.

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[[Film/HistoryOfTheWorldPartI "It's good to be the king!"]]
** Dick Van Patten (apart from being part of Mel Brooks' Creator/MelBrooks' ProductionPosse) was likely cast as the Abbot as a ShoutOut to his role as Friar Tuck in ''When Things Were Rotten'', Mel's first Robin Hood parody.



* MissingTrailerScene: In the trailer, Robin shoots an arrow that flies around tree, brakes, swerves, and eventually completely misses target on a tree, splitting the tree in half. This doesn't happen in the film.



* ProductionPosse: Dick Van Patten and Dom De Luise return.

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* NonSingingVoice: None of the actors actually sang their own parts. All of the singing was done by professional singers. Debbie James and Arthur Rubin did the singing for Amy Yasbeck and Creator/CaryElwes.
* ProductionPosse: Dick Van Patten and Dom De Luise Creator/DomDeLuise return.



* ThrowItIn: The part where Ahchoo pumps up his sneakers during a fight came about because Dave Chappelle happened to be wearing the shoes on set along with his costume. At first, Mel Brooks pointed out that they were '''somewhat''' anachronistic, but decided to make a joke about it.

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The part where Ahchoo pumps up his sneakers during a fight came about because Dave Chappelle Creator/DaveChappelle happened to be wearing the shoes on set along with his costume. At first, Mel Brooks Creator/MelBrooks pointed out that they were '''somewhat''' anachronistic, but decided to make a joke about it.it.
** The scene where the Sheriff falls through the roof of Latrine and she tries to get him to have sex with her was completely improvised by Roger Rees and Tracey Ullman.



* WhatMightHaveBeen: ProfessionalWrestling/HulkHogan was offered the role of Little John.

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ProfessionalWrestling/HulkHogan was offered the role of Little John.
** Creator/SeanConnery thought it would be funny if he reprised his King Richard role from ''Film/RobinHoodThePrinceOfThieves'', but in drag. Creator/MelBrooks found it funny too, but turned him down due to his salary.
12th Apr '17 5:37:43 PM CosmicFerret
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* HeyIt'sThatGuy!: Dedicated MST3K fans might recognize the Young Lad giving the Home Alone reference as Travis in Quest of the Delta Knights.



* VindicatedByCable: A lot like with Film/{{Spaceballs}}, this movie found a bigger audience in home video.

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* VindicatedByCable: A lot like with Film/{{Spaceballs}}, ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', this movie found a bigger audience in home video.
5th Apr '17 6:08:11 PM straydogsweets
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* HeyIt'sThatGuy!: Dedicated MST3K fans might recognize the Young Lad giving the Home Alone reference as Travis in Quest of the Delta Knights.
24th May '16 11:41:04 PM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy / RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/DaveChappelle, in his first role.


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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/DaveChappelle, in his first role.
5th May '16 11:34:18 PM bassmedic87
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/DaveChappelle, in his first role.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: HeyItsThatGuy / RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/DaveChappelle, in his first role.
5th May '16 11:29:25 PM bassmedic87
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/DaveChappelle, in his first role.
29th Apr '16 12:24:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Robin Hood is played by [[Film/ThePrincessBride Westley]] and [[Film/SawI Dr. Gordon]]. Not to mention [[Anime/PorcoRosso Donald Curtis]].
** The kid who does the ''Film/HomeAlone'' parody played the protagonist of ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'' victim ''Film/QuestOfTheDeltaKnights''; he was also the star of the short-lived Disney show ''Series/TeenAngel''.
** Bob Duncan from ''Series/GoodLuckCharlie'' plays Little John.
*** C'mon, we all know what we ''really'' recognize him for! Ator from The Other ''Troll 3''!
** Ahchoo looks [[Creator/DaveChappelle familiar]].
*** And his dad is [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Chef]].
** As does [[Creator/PatrickStewart King Richard]].
*** Who once again is NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent. In ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' he is a Frenchman with an English accent. In ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'' he is an Englishman with an Scottish accent... who ''historically'' was a [[RealityIsUnRealistic native French speaker.]]
** One of the rebels is [[Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace Jerry Russo]].
** Will Scarlet O'Hara later ended up voicing AlanWake and is [[Series/TheNewAdventuresOfRobinHood also Robin Hood]].
** Creator/MelBrooks, naturally, makes a cameo appearance as Rabbi Tuckman.
** The Sheriff of Rottingham is [[Series/TheWestWing Lord John Marbury]].
10th Mar '16 9:01:03 PM GrammarNavi
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** The kid who does the ''Film/HomeAlone'' parody played the protagonist of ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'' victim ''Film/QuestOfTheDeltaKnights''; he was also the star of the short-lived Disney show ''TeenAngel''.

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** The kid who does the ''Film/HomeAlone'' parody played the protagonist of ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'' victim ''Film/QuestOfTheDeltaKnights''; he was also the star of the short-lived Disney show ''TeenAngel''.''Series/TeenAngel''.
21st Feb '16 12:58:24 AM GrammarNavi
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** Robin Hood is played by [[Film/ThePrincessBride Westley]] and [[Film/SawI Dr Gordon]]. Not to mention [[Anime/PorcoRosso Donald Curtis]].

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** Robin Hood is played by [[Film/ThePrincessBride Westley]] and [[Film/SawI Dr Dr. Gordon]]. Not to mention [[Anime/PorcoRosso Donald Curtis]].



* ThrowItIn: The part where Achoo pumps up his sneakers during a fight came about because Dave Chapelle happened to be wearing the shoes on set along with his costume. At first, Mel Brooks pointed out that they were '''somewhat''' anachronistic, but decided to make a joke about it.

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* ThrowItIn: The part where Achoo Ahchoo pumps up his sneakers during a fight came about because Dave Chapelle Chappelle happened to be wearing the shoes on set along with his costume. At first, Mel Brooks pointed out that they were '''somewhat''' anachronistic, but decided to make a joke about it.



* VindicatedByCable: A lot like with SpaceBalls, this movie found a bigger audience in home video.

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* VindicatedByCable: A lot like with SpaceBalls, Film/{{Spaceballs}}, this movie found a bigger audience in home video.
26th Jan '16 1:47:20 PM Mikeyfan93
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** One of the rebels is Jerry Russo from ''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace''.

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** One of the rebels is [[Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace Jerry Russo from ''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace''.Russo]].
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