History YMMV / Beetlejuice

7th Jun '16 12:35:52 AM LadyNorbert
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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Usually averted with the cartoon itself, as even die-hard fans of the film often find it amusing if nothing else. However, most fans agree that the spinoff book series is pretty bad, with flat writing and very out-of-character behavior for the stars.
9th Apr '16 12:21:24 PM LadyNorbert
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* FanficFuel: Without the FramingDevice of the film, how exactly ''did'' Beetlejuice and Lydia meet? And what became of their friendship after the end of the series?
5th Apr '16 5:20:25 PM Kalaong
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: Despite the PG rating, the film is loaded with adult themes such as death and sex (bear in mind that this film came out well ''after'' the PG-13 rating was introduced). Scenes that stand out in particular include Betelgeuse visiting a whorehouse and making a PrecisionFStrike.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: Despite the PG rating, the film is loaded with adult themes such as death and sex (bear in mind that this film came out well ''after'' the PG-13 rating was introduced). Scenes that stand out in particular include Betelgeuse visiting a whorehouse and making a PrecisionFStrike.PrecisionFStrike - while honking his crotch, no less.
14th Feb '16 9:48:12 PM LadyNorbert
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** TheJailBaitWait: WordOfGod also confirms this.
28th Jan '16 9:58:15 AM LadyNorbert
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* FanficFuel: Just who was Betelegeuse before he died?

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* FanficFuel: Just who was Betelegeuse Betelgeuse before he died?



** In this film Creator/MichaelKeaton and Geena Davis are enemies, but a few years later they played lovers on opposite side of the political spectrum in 1994's ''Speechless'' which co-starred the late ChristopherReeve of Superman fame, as a rival to former Batman actor Keaton.

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** In this film Creator/MichaelKeaton and Geena Davis are enemies, but a few years later they played lovers on opposite side of the political spectrum in 1994's ''Speechless'' which (which also co-starred the late ChristopherReeve ChristopherReeve, of Superman ''Superman'' fame, as a rival to former Batman actor Keaton.Keaton).



** His name ''is'' Beetlejuice. He is forced to write it as a homonym for the same reason he cannot say or tell people his name, it's part of his exile.

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** His name ''is'' Beetlejuice. He is forced to write it as a homonym for the same reason he cannot say or tell people his name, name; it's part of his exile.



* MemeticMolester: Betelgeuse, who is very pedophilic compared to the tv show.

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* MemeticMolester: Betelgeuse, who is very pedophilic compared to particularly in light of his fixation on the tv show.teenage Lydia.



** "Go ahead, make my millennium".

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** "Go ahead, make my millennium". millennium."



* NightmareFuel: The Snake form Betelgeuse takes.
** The Sandworm, an EldritchAbomination with a head within a mouth of another head.



* {{Squick}}: [[spoiler:Betelgeuse trying to marry Lydia.]] Unlike the tv show, where they at least show some affections towards each other to an extent, the latter is clearly disgusted with the former, being a potential pedophile.

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* {{Squick}}: [[spoiler:Betelgeuse trying to marry Lydia.]] Betelgeuse's fixation on Lydia. Unlike in the tv TV show, where they at least show some affections towards each other to share an extent, affectionate friendship, here the latter is clearly disgusted with the former, being former (and her age makes him a potential pedophile.pedophile to boot).



--> ''"I am...alone. ''(Scraps, starts over)'' I am... utterly... alone. By the time... you read this... I will be gone... having jumped ''(scratches out jumped)'' having... plummeted... off the Winter River Bridge."''

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--> ''"I am...alone. ''(Scraps, starts over)'' I am... utterly... alone. By the time... you read this... I will be gone... having jumped ''(scratches out jumped)'' having... plummeted... off ''plummeted...'' off... the Winter River Bridge."''



* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: Despite the PG rating, the film is loaded with adult themes such as death and sex (bear in mind that this film came out well ''after'' the PG-13 rating was introduced). Scenes that stand out in particular include Betelgeuse visiting a whorehouse and dropping an f-bomb.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: Despite the PG rating, the film is loaded with adult themes such as death and sex (bear in mind that this film came out well ''after'' the PG-13 rating was introduced). Scenes that stand out in particular include Betelgeuse visiting a whorehouse and dropping an f-bomb.making a PrecisionFStrike.



** Not many fans care for Beetlejuice's sickeningly sweet brother Donnie, either.
* {{Squick}}: You think Beetlejuice's crush on Lydia was creepy? At least BJ is relatively human - in the episode "Pest O' The West", Lydia gets the unwanted attentions of an ''anthropomorphic bull ghost who wants to marry her''. Beetlejuice even sees what Lydia's future will be like if he doesn't go back to rescue her... [[NauseaFuel Yikes.]]
** If it wasn't bad enough, in his vision, there's little baby heifers running about all over the place. Ew...
* TheWoobie: Percy the Cat in "Bewitched, Bothered, & Beetlejuiced".

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** Not many fans care for Beetlejuice's sickeningly sweet brother Donnie, Donny, either.
* {{Squick}}: You think Beetlejuice's crush on Lydia was is creepy? At least BJ is relatively human - in the episode "Pest O' The West", Lydia gets the unwanted attentions of an ''anthropomorphic bull ghost who wants to marry her''. Beetlejuice even sees what Lydia's future will be like if he doesn't go back to rescue her... [[NauseaFuel Yikes.]]
** If it that wasn't bad enough, in his vision, there's little baby heifers running about all over the place. Ew...
''Ew...''
* TheWoobie: Percy the Cat in "Bewitched, Bothered, & Beetlejuiced".Beetlejuiced."
15th Jan '16 8:49:37 PM maxwellsilver
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** SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: Considering how many people commit suicide? "Enjoy your life while you have it!" is a '''''damned important message.'''''

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** * SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: Considering how many people commit suicide? "Enjoy your life while you have it!" is a '''''damned important message.'''''
15th Jan '16 8:49:22 PM maxwellsilver
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** SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: Considering how many people commit suicide? "Enjoy your life while you have it!" is a '''''damned important message.'''''


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** SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: Considering how many people commit suicide? "Enjoy your life while you have it!" is a '''''damned important message.'''''
15th Jan '16 8:47:32 PM maxwellsilver
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** {{Some Anvils|NeedToBeDropped}} '''''[[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped REALLY FREAKING NEED]]''''' [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped to be Dropped]]: Considering how many people commit suicide? "Enjoy your life while you have it!" is a '''''damned important message.'''''

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** {{Some Anvils|NeedToBeDropped}} '''''[[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped REALLY FREAKING NEED]]''''' [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped to be Dropped]]: SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: Considering how many people commit suicide? "Enjoy your life while you have it!" is a '''''damned important message.'''''
12th Jan '16 9:47:20 PM LadyNorbert
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* CargoShip: In "Doomie's Romance," CoolCar Doomie falls in love with Mayor Maynot's adorable pink convertible, whom he names Pinky.
3rd Jan '16 8:37:56 PM LadyNorbert
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** His name _is_ Beetlejuice. He is forced to write it as a homonym for the same reason he cannot say or tell people his name, it's part of his exile.

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** His name _is_ ''is'' Beetlejuice. He is forced to write it as a homonym for the same reason he cannot say or tell people his name, it's part of his exile.






* HilariousInHindsight: When Claire Brewster loses election as class president in the episode "Running Scared," she immediately demands a recount.

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* HilariousInHindsight: When Claire Brewster loses an election as for class president in the episode "Running Scared," she immediately demands a recount.



* {{Squick}}: You think Beetlejuice's crush on Lydia was creepy? At least BJ is relatively human - in one episode of the cartoon, "Pest O' The West", Lydia gets the unwanted attentions of an ''anthropomorphic bull ghost who wants to marry her''. Beetlejuice even sees what Lydia's future will be like if he doesn't go back to rescue her... [[NauseaFuel Yikes.]]
** If it wasn't bad enough, in his nightmare, there's little baby heifers running about all over the place. Ew...

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* {{Squick}}: You think Beetlejuice's crush on Lydia was creepy? At least BJ is relatively human - in one the episode of the cartoon, "Pest O' The West", Lydia gets the unwanted attentions of an ''anthropomorphic bull ghost who wants to marry her''. Beetlejuice even sees what Lydia's future will be like if he doesn't go back to rescue her... [[NauseaFuel Yikes.]]
** If it wasn't bad enough, in his nightmare, vision, there's little baby heifers running about all over the place. Ew...
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