History Trivia / ThreeAmigos

15th Aug '17 3:16:17 PM ClintEastwood
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* ActorAllusion: At one point Lucky Day (played by Steve Martin) has to recite a magic phrase consisting of gibberish. The last two syllables are "Hoff-HARR", which is how you pronounce the last name of Steve Martin's character in ''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.
* StarringAStarAsAStar: Comedy stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Chevy Chase play silent film western stars Lucky Day, Ned Nederlander, and Dusty Bottoms.

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At one point Lucky Day (played by Steve Martin) has to recite a magic phrase consisting of gibberish. The last two syllables are "Hoff-HARR", which is how you pronounce the last name of Steve Martin's Creator/SteveMartin's character in ''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.
** The injury that Martin gets from the first gunshot wound, is in his left arm, in the same spot he kept getting shot in ''Film/DeadMenDontWearPlaid''.
* TheCastShowoff: Creator/SteveMartin learned the lasso tricks while working in a magic shop at Disneyland as a teenager.
* CreatorBacklash: In his memoir, ''Life Itself'', Creator/RogerEbert recounted appearing as a guest on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' alongside Creator/ChevyChase who was promoting the film. During the interview, Ebert was asked what his least favorite film of the holiday season was, he replied ''Three Amigos''. Chase said "looking forward to your next picture", but later confided with Ebert backstage that he didn't "think it's so hot, either."
* DeletedRole: Creator/SamKinison had a role as a Mexican bandit and stalker that was filmed and later cut from the film. There was also a deleted subplot involving Creator/FranDrescher as rival actress Miss Rene.
* ExecutiveMeddling: Creator/JohnLandis said in an Empire magazine piece on the film that it was taken out of his hands in post-production by the studio, and heavily edited. It had its first scene cut for instance.
* StarringAStarAsAStar: Comedy stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, Creator/SteveMartin, Creator/MartinShort, and Chevy Chase Creator/ChevyChase play silent film western stars Lucky Day, Ned Nederlander, and Dusty Bottoms.Bottoms.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Creator/StevenSpielberg considered directing the film, but chose to do Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' instead. He has said in interviews, his choices for the roles of the Three Amigos were Creator/SteveMartin for Lucky Day, Creator/BillMurray for Dusty Bottoms, and Creator/RobinWilliams for Ned Nederlander.
** Originally, Martin'S costars were Creator/DanAykroyd, and Creator/JohnBelushi. Martin mentioned it in a Playboy interview published in January 1980, referring to the movie as ''The Three Caballeros''.
** Had Creator/MartinShort not been available, his role would have gone to Creator/RickMoranis.
27th Apr '17 8:18:36 PM Basara-kun
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* ActorAllusion: At one point Lucky Day (played by Steve Martin) has to recite a magic phrase consisting of gibberish. The last two syllables are "Hoff-HARR", which is how you pronounce the last name of Steve Martin's character in ''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.

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* ActorAllusion: At one point Lucky Day (played by Steve Martin) has to recite a magic phrase consisting of gibberish. The last two syllables are "Hoff-HARR", which is how you pronounce the last name of Steve Martin's character in ''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.
* StarringAStarAsAStar: Comedy stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Chevy Chase play silent film western stars Lucky Day, Ned Nederlander, and Dusty Bottoms.
29th Apr '16 1:48:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActorAllusion: At one point Lucky Day (played by Steve Martin) has to recite a magic phrase consisting of gibberish. The last two syllables are "Hoff-HARR", which is how you pronounce the last name of Steve Martin's character in ''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.
* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Series/CriminalMinds David Rossi]] fires the Amigos.
** [[WesternAnimation/TheCritic Jay Sherman]] pitches the Cochise movie to the Amigos.
** [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lionel Hutz]] has the Amigos kicked out of the studio mansion and their clothes repossessed, taking the orders from Fat Tony.
** Jefe the bandit lieutenant would later become known as [[VideoGame/GrimFandango Manny Calavera]] and {{Ugly Betty}}'s Dad.
** RandyNewman is the bush! [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer Yes, really]]. (Also counts as a CreatorCameo, since he also wrote the original songs and co-wrote the script - his only credit in the latter capacity to date.)
** El Guapo also owns [[Film/RomancingTheStone a mule named Pepe]].

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* ActorAllusion: At one point Lucky Day (played by Steve Martin) has to recite a magic phrase consisting of gibberish. The last two syllables are "Hoff-HARR", which is how you pronounce the last name of Steve Martin's character in ''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.
* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Series/CriminalMinds David Rossi]] fires the Amigos.
** [[WesternAnimation/TheCritic Jay Sherman]] pitches the Cochise movie to the Amigos.
** [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lionel Hutz]] has the Amigos kicked out of the studio mansion and their clothes repossessed, taking the orders from Fat Tony.
** Jefe the bandit lieutenant would later become known as [[VideoGame/GrimFandango Manny Calavera]] and {{Ugly Betty}}'s Dad.
** RandyNewman is the bush! [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer Yes, really]]. (Also counts as a CreatorCameo, since he also wrote the original songs and co-wrote the script - his only credit in the latter capacity to date.)
** El Guapo also owns [[Film/RomancingTheStone a mule named Pepe]].
''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.
20th Mar '16 3:23:59 AM Cindylover1969
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** RandyNewman is the bush! [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer Yes, really]].

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** RandyNewman is the bush! [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer Yes, really]]. (Also counts as a CreatorCameo, since he also wrote the original songs and co-wrote the script - his only credit in the latter capacity to date.)
13th Mar '16 9:06:06 AM AnotherGuy
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** El Guapo also owns [[Film/RomancingTheStone a little mule]].

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** El Guapo also owns [[Film/RomancingTheStone a little mule]].mule named Pepe]].
13th Mar '16 9:05:53 AM AnotherGuy
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** El Guapo also owns [[Film/RomancingTheStone a little mule]].
5th Feb '16 9:16:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActorAllusion: At one point Lucky Day (played by Steve Martin) has to recite a magic phrase consisting of gibberish. The last two syllables are "Hoff-HARR", which is how you pronounce the last name of Steve Martin's character in ''TheManWithTwoBrains''.

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* ActorAllusion: At one point Lucky Day (played by Steve Martin) has to recite a magic phrase consisting of gibberish. The last two syllables are "Hoff-HARR", which is how you pronounce the last name of Steve Martin's character in ''TheManWithTwoBrains''.''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''.
30th Dec '15 9:17:02 AM lorgskyegon
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** [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lionel Hutz]] has the Amigos kicked out of the studio mansion and their clothes repossessed.

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** [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lionel Hutz]] has the Amigos kicked out of the studio mansion and their clothes repossessed.repossessed, taking the orders from Fat Tony.
31st Jul '15 11:32:03 AM AnotherGuy
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** Jefe the bandit lieutenant would later become known as UglyBetty 's Dad.

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** Jefe the bandit lieutenant would later become known as UglyBetty 's [[VideoGame/GrimFandango Manny Calavera]] and {{Ugly Betty}}'s Dad.
26th Feb '15 1:03:03 AM NWolfman
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** RandyNewman is the bush! [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer Yes, really]].
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