History YMMV / Cats

14th Jan '18 6:03:58 AM civetcatcoffee
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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Rum Tum Tugger was retooled from having a camp rock star characterization to a modern pop star[=/=]rapper characterization. Fans hated it so much that it only lasted a year before he went back to being a [[Music/MickJagger]] expy.

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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Rum Tum Tugger was retooled from having a camp rock star characterization to a modern pop star[=/=]rapper characterization. Fans hated it so much that it only lasted a year before he went back to being a [[Music/MickJagger]] Music/MickJagger expy.
13th Jan '18 5:12:34 AM civetcatcoffee
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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Rum Tum Tugger was retooled from having a camp rock star characterization to a modern pop star[=/=]rapper characterization. Fans hated it so much that it only lasted a year before he went back to being a [[Music/RollingStones Mick Jagger expy]].

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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Rum Tum Tugger was retooled from having a camp rock star characterization to a modern pop star[=/=]rapper characterization. Fans hated it so much that it only lasted a year before he went back to being a [[Music/RollingStones Mick Jagger expy]].[[Music/MickJagger]] expy.
13th Jan '18 5:11:44 AM civetcatcoffee
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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Rum Tum Tugger was retooled from having a camp rock star characterization to a modern pop star[=/=]rapper characterization. Fans hated it so much that it only lasted a year before he went back to being a [[Music/RollingStones Mick Jagger expy]].
25th Sep '17 2:57:30 PM TudorRose
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* WereStillRelevantDammit: Andrew Lloyd Webber's [[ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime decision to change Rum Tum Tugger]] from a Music/MickJagger-esque rock star to a hip-hop "street cat". Tugger's update was [[http://www.yahoo.com/news/rum-tum-tugger-rap-west-end-revival-cats-162018089.html met with criticism]]. Both critics and theatre fans [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks condemned the re-working of the character]], and so in the end it was phased out in favour of the original.

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* WereStillRelevantDammit: Andrew Lloyd Webber's [[ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime decision to change Rum Tum Tugger]] from a Music/MickJagger-esque rock star to [[TotallyRadical a hip-hop hip-hop]] [[YoungerAndHipper "street cat".cat"]]. Tugger's update was [[http://www.yahoo.com/news/rum-tum-tugger-rap-west-end-revival-cats-162018089.html met with criticism]]. Both critics and theatre fans [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks condemned the re-working of the character]], and so in the end it was phased out in favour of the original.
25th Sep '17 8:57:56 AM TudorRose
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* WereStillRelevantDammit: Andrew Lloyd Webber's decision to change Rum Tum Tugger from a Music/MickJagger-esque rockstar to a hip-hop "street cat". Tugger's update was [[http://www.yahoo.com/news/rum-tum-tugger-rap-west-end-revival-cats-162018089.html met with criticism]]. Both critics and theatre fans [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks condemned the re-working of the character]], and so in the end it was phased out in favour of the original.

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* WereStillRelevantDammit: Andrew Lloyd Webber's [[ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime decision to change Rum Tum Tugger Tugger]] from a Music/MickJagger-esque rockstar rock star to a hip-hop "street cat". Tugger's update was [[http://www.yahoo.com/news/rum-tum-tugger-rap-west-end-revival-cats-162018089.html met with criticism]]. Both critics and theatre fans [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks condemned the re-working of the character]], and so in the end it was phased out in favour of the original.
25th Sep '17 8:55:34 AM TudorRose
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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Changing Rum Tum Tugger from a rock star to a rapping hip-hop "street cat". There was so much backlash from fans that Andrew Lloyd Webber ended up phasing out the new version and bringing back the original.

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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Changing The replacement of the rock star Rum Tum Tugger from a rock star to with a rapping hip-hop "street cat". There was so much backlash from fans that Andrew Lloyd Webber ended up phasing out the new version and bringing back the original.
25th Sep '17 8:55:03 AM TudorRose
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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Changing Rum Tum Tugger from a rock star to a rapping hip-hop "street cat". There was so much backlash from fans that Andrew Lloyd Webber ended up phasing out the new version and bringing back the original.
24th Sep '17 5:28:51 PM TudorRose
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* WereStillRelevantDammit: Andrew Lloyd Webber's decision to change Rum Tum Tugger from a Music/MickJagger-esque rockstar to a hip-hop "street cat". Tugger's update was [[http://www.yahoo.com/news/rum-tum-tugger-rap-west-end-revival-cats-162018089.html met with criticism]]. Both critics and theatre fans condemned the re-working of the character, and so in the end it was phased out in favour of the original.

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* WereStillRelevantDammit: Andrew Lloyd Webber's decision to change Rum Tum Tugger from a Music/MickJagger-esque rockstar to a hip-hop "street cat". Tugger's update was [[http://www.yahoo.com/news/rum-tum-tugger-rap-west-end-revival-cats-162018089.html met with criticism]]. Both critics and theatre fans [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks condemned the re-working of the character, character]], and so in the end it was phased out in favour of the original.
24th Sep '17 5:28:11 PM TudorRose
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* WereStillRelevantDammit: Andrew Lloyd Webber's decision to change Rum Tum Tugger from a Music/MickJagger-esque rockstar to a hip-hop "street cat". Tugger's update was [[http://www.yahoo.com/news/rum-tum-tugger-rap-west-end-revival-cats-162018089.html met with criticism]]. Both critics and theatre fans condemned the re-working of the character, and so in the end it was phased out in favour of the original.
24th Aug '17 8:21:43 PM Pamina
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** The line about a "heathen Chinese" was acceptable when T.S. Eliot wrote the line. However, it's very clearly racist, and is seen as such today.

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** The line about a "heathen Chinese" was acceptable when T.S. Eliot wrote the line. However, it's very clearly racist, and is seen as such today. Ditto the Siamese cats being referred to as "chinks" in "Growltiger's Last Stand."
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