History Trivia / TheLorax

17th Apr '16 1:55:31 PM StFan
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* CutSong: There are a few on the soundtrack, as well as some alternate versions of "Thneedville" and "Everybody Needs a Thneed."
* BillingDisplacement: Trailer only. The film's opening credits are actually appropriate, starting with the three characters from the book in order of importance (Danny [=DeVito=] as the Lorax, Ed Helms as Once-Ler, and Zac Efron as Ted) and the rest following. [[NeverTrustATrailer The trailer on the other hand]] plays up Zac Efron and Taylor Swift, Ed Helms, and gives Danny [=DeVito=] an "AndStarring",
* HeyItsThatVoice:
** [[Film/HighSchoolMusical Troy Bolton]], hoping to fulfill his crush Music/TaylorSwift's dream of seeing a real tree, goes to see [[Film/TheHangover Stu]] who got into a fight with [[Disney/{{Hercules}} Philoctetes]] over said trees.
** [[Series/ModernFamily Gil Thorpe]] is Aloysius O'Hare the mayor who sells bottled air.
** [[Film/GroundhogDay Ned Ryerson]] is the Onceler's Uncle!
** In the Japanese version, Creator/MamoruMiyano and Creator/KoichiYamadera are Ted and O'Hare respectively. The Lorax is voiced by the Japanese comedian Ken Shimura.
*** So Miyano got to voice Zac Efron's role after Zac failed to get [[Manga/DeathNote one of Miyano's biggest roles?]] [[note]] Though rumor has it that Zac turned down the part saying something along the lines of "cast Asian actors for Asian characters," avoiding a RaceLift.[[/note]]
** In the 1972 special, Bob Holt ([[WesternAnimation/ChallengeOfTheGoBots Cop-Tur]], [[WesternAnimation/TheGreatGrapeApe Grape Ape]], [[WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}} Avatar]]) was [[ActingForTwo both]] [[TalkingToHimself The Lorax and Once-ler]].

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* CutSong: There are a few on the soundtrack, as well as some alternate versions of "Thneedville" and "Everybody Needs a Thneed."
* BillingDisplacement: Trailer only. The film's opening credits are actually appropriate, starting with the three characters from the book in order of importance (Danny [=DeVito=] as the Lorax, Ed Helms as Once-Ler, and Zac Efron as Ted) and the rest following. [[NeverTrustATrailer The trailer on the other hand]] plays up Zac Efron and Taylor Swift, Ed Helms, and gives Danny [=DeVito=] an "AndStarring",
"AndStarring".
* HeyItsThatVoice:
** [[Film/HighSchoolMusical Troy Bolton]], hoping to fulfill his crush Music/TaylorSwift's dream of seeing
CutSong: There are a real tree, goes to see [[Film/TheHangover Stu]] who got into a fight with [[Disney/{{Hercules}} Philoctetes]] over said trees.
** [[Series/ModernFamily Gil Thorpe]] is Aloysius O'Hare
few on the mayor who sells bottled air.
** [[Film/GroundhogDay Ned Ryerson]] is the Onceler's Uncle!
** In the Japanese version, Creator/MamoruMiyano
soundtrack, as well as some alternate versions of "Thneedville" and Creator/KoichiYamadera are Ted and O'Hare respectively. The Lorax is voiced by the Japanese comedian Ken Shimura.
*** So Miyano got to voice Zac Efron's role after Zac failed to get [[Manga/DeathNote one of Miyano's biggest roles?]] [[note]] Though rumor has it that Zac turned down the part saying something along the lines of "cast Asian actors for Asian characters," avoiding
"Everybody Needs a RaceLift.[[/note]]
** In the 1972 special, Bob Holt ([[WesternAnimation/ChallengeOfTheGoBots Cop-Tur]], [[WesternAnimation/TheGreatGrapeApe Grape Ape]], [[WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}} Avatar]]) was [[ActingForTwo both]] [[TalkingToHimself The Lorax and Once-ler]].
Thneed".



* ProductPlacement: Thankfully avoided in the movie itself, but some of the crossmarketing [[http://www.scpr.org/programs/madeleine-brand/2012/03/01/22732/how-mazdas-lorax-campaign-went-awry hasn't been without controversy]].



* WordOfGod: On the DVD commentary, it is mentioned that after How Bad Can I Be?, 5 years have passed.

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* WordOfGod: On the DVD commentary, it is mentioned that after How "How Bad Can I Be?, Be?", 5 years have passed.
passed.
31st Dec '15 10:07:07 AM BatmanKalEl
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* UnderminedByReality: The film's numerous corporate tie-ins screw up the message quite spectacularly. The Lorax speaks for the trees, and Mazda!
31st Dec '15 10:05:24 AM BatmanKalEl
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* AllStarCast

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* AllStarCastCutSong: There are a few on the soundtrack, as well as some alternate versions of "Thneedville" and "Everybody Needs a Thneed."
25th Aug '15 4:10:54 PM Nakayama90
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*** So Miyano got to voice Zac Efron's role after Zac failed to get [[Manga/DeathNote one of Miyano's biggest roles?]]

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*** So Miyano got to voice Zac Efron's role after Zac failed to get [[Manga/DeathNote one of Miyano's biggest roles?]]roles?]] [[note]] Though rumor has it that Zac turned down the part saying something along the lines of "cast Asian actors for Asian characters," avoiding a RaceLift.[[/note]]
25th Feb '15 12:25:52 PM ngh93
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* BillingDisplacement: Trailer only. The film's opening credits are actually appropriate, starting with the three characters from the book in order of importance (Danny [=DeVito=] as the Lorax, Ed Helms as Once-Ler, and Zac Efron as Ted) and the rest following. [[NeverTrustATrailer The trailer on the other hand]] plays up Zac Efron and Taylor Swift, gives Danny [=DeVito=] an "AndStarring", and never mentions Helms at all.

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* BillingDisplacement: Trailer only. The film's opening credits are actually appropriate, starting with the three characters from the book in order of importance (Danny [=DeVito=] as the Lorax, Ed Helms as Once-Ler, and Zac Efron as Ted) and the rest following. [[NeverTrustATrailer The trailer on the other hand]] plays up Zac Efron and Taylor Swift, Ed Helms, and gives Danny [=DeVito=] an "AndStarring", and never mentions Helms at all.
25th Feb '15 12:25:18 PM ngh93
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** [[Film/HighSchoolMusical Troy Bolton]], hoping to fulfill his crush Music/TaylorSwift's dream of seeing a real tree, goes to see [[Film/TheHangover Stu]] who got into a fight with [[Disney/{{Hercules}} Philoctetes]] over said trees.

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** [[Film/HighSchoolMusical Troy Bolton]], hoping to fulfill his crush Music/TaylorSwift's dream of seeing a real tree, goes to see [[Film/TheHangover Stu]] who got into a fight with [[Disney/{{Hercules}} Philoctetes]] over said trees.
**[[Series/ModernFamily Gil Thorpe]] is Aloysius O'Hare the mayor who sells bottled air.
11th Feb '15 11:19:18 PM BatmanKalEl
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* BillingDisplacement: Trailer only. The film's opening credits are actually appropriate, starting with the three characters from the book in order of importance (Danny [=DeVito=] as the Lorax, Ed Helms as Once-Ler, and Zac Efron as Ted) and the rest following. [[NeverTrustATrailer The trailer on the other hand]] plays up Zac Efron and Taylor Swift, gives Danny [=DeVito=] an "AndStarring", and never mentions Helms at all.
1st Jan '15 7:30:44 PM nombretomado
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** In the Japanese version, MamoruMiyano and Creator/KoichiYamadera are Ted and O'Hare respectively. The Lorax is voiced by the Japanese comedian Ken Shimura.

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** In the Japanese version, MamoruMiyano Creator/MamoruMiyano and Creator/KoichiYamadera are Ted and O'Hare respectively. The Lorax is voiced by the Japanese comedian Ken Shimura.
27th Aug '14 1:41:16 PM Willbyr
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* HeyItsThatVoice: [[HighSchoolMusical Troy Bolton]], hoping to fulfill his crush TaylorSwift's dream of seeing a real tree, goes to see [[TheHangover Stu]] who got into a fight with [[Disney/{{Hercules}} Philoctetes]] over said trees.
** [[GroundhogDay Ned Ryerson]] is the Onceler's Uncle!

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* HeyItsThatVoice: [[HighSchoolMusical HeyItsThatVoice:
** [[Film/HighSchoolMusical
Troy Bolton]], hoping to fulfill his crush TaylorSwift's Music/TaylorSwift's dream of seeing a real tree, goes to see [[TheHangover [[Film/TheHangover Stu]] who got into a fight with [[Disney/{{Hercules}} Philoctetes]] over said trees.
** [[GroundhogDay [[Film/GroundhogDay Ned Ryerson]] is the Onceler's Uncle!



** In the 1972 special, Bob Holt ([[ChallengeOfTheGoBots Cop-Tur]], [[WesternAnimation/TheGreatGrapeApe Grape Ape]], [[WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}} Avatar]]) was [[ActingForTwo both]] [[TalkingToHimself The Lorax and Once-ler]].
* IronyAsSheIsCast: Despite Ted and Audrey being voiced by the star of the ''HighSchoolMusical'' movies and TaylorSwift respectively, their characters never sing a note.
* WordOfGod: On the DVD commentary, it is mentioned that after How Bad Can I Be?, 5 years have passed.

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** In the 1972 special, Bob Holt ([[ChallengeOfTheGoBots ([[WesternAnimation/ChallengeOfTheGoBots Cop-Tur]], [[WesternAnimation/TheGreatGrapeApe Grape Ape]], [[WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}} Avatar]]) was [[ActingForTwo both]] [[TalkingToHimself The Lorax and Once-ler]].
* IronyAsSheIsCast: Despite Ted and Audrey being voiced by the star of the ''HighSchoolMusical'' ''High School Musical'' movies and TaylorSwift Taylor Swift respectively, their characters never sing a note.
* WordOfGod: On the DVD commentary, it is mentioned that after How Bad Can I Be?, 5 years have passed.passed.

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7th May '14 9:07:27 AM PerfumePreppy
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* WordOfGod: On the DVD commentary, it is mentioned that after How Bad Can I Be?, 5 years have passed.
** The director reveals on the DVD commentary that the Once-ler ran his factory for about 5 years.

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* WordOfGod: On the DVD commentary, it is mentioned that after How Bad Can I Be?, 5 years have passed.
** The director reveals on the DVD commentary that the Once-ler ran his factory for about 5 years.
passed.
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