History YMMV / Hairspray

14th Sep '16 10:04:06 PM arnoldmcguire335
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In the original, when running from the police Tracy, Penny, Link and Seaweed run into a couple of beatnicks who invite them to get naked and smoke weed, and offer to iron the girls' hair. Our clean cut heroes naturally are freaked out and run away.
** However, Tracy and Penny using a ''clothing'' iron to straighten their hair becomes a RunningGag.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In the original, when running from the police Tracy, Penny, Link and Seaweed run into a couple of beatnicks who invite them to get naked and smoke weed, and offer to iron the girls' hair. Our clean cut heroes naturally are freaked out and run away.
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away. However, Tracy and Penny using a ''clothing'' iron to straighten their hair becomes a RunningGag.RunningGag later on in the movie.



* DesignatedHero: Tracy, Edna and Maybelle in the original 1988 movie can often be as mean-spirited as the people they oppose, and in the climax they resort to flat-out ''hostage-taking and terrorism'' of the governor to get what they want.

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* DesignatedHero: Tracy, Edna and Maybelle in the original 1988 movie can often be as mean-spirited as the people they oppose, and in the climax they Both Maybelle and her daughter Li'l Inez resort to flat-out ''hostage-taking and terrorism'' of the governor to get what they want.
14th Sep '16 1:59:13 PM dsneybuf
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* AdaptationDisplacement: The 2007 movie is far more popular than the original. Expect the same to happen when the 2016 TV musical version comes by, depending on how popular it'll go.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: The 2007 movie is far more popular than the original. Expect the same to happen when the 2016 TV musical version comes by, depending on how popular it'll go.
9th Sep '16 11:06:42 PM arnoldmcguire335
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* AllStarCast: Everyone in both the 2007 and 2016 versions are all well-known names (Complete with [[Film/{{Descendants}} Dove Cameron and Kristin Chenoweth]] together again for the latter), save for Nikki Blonsky and Maddie Baillio in their respective versions.
9th Sep '16 11:01:57 PM arnoldmcguire335
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* AdaptationDisplacement: The 2007 movie is far more popular than the original.
* AdaptationDistillation: The musical takes what worked in the original John Waters film, removes alot of unnecessary aspects, and generally alters the story in a positive way, making characters like Tracy, Edna, Link, and even the Von Tussles more likable.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: The 2007 movie is far more popular than the original.
original. Expect the same to happen when the 2016 TV musical version comes by, depending on how popular it'll go.
* AdaptationDistillation: The musical takes what worked in the original John Waters film, removes alot a lot of unnecessary aspects, and generally alters the story in a positive way, making characters like Tracy, Edna, Link, and even the Von Tussles more likable.likable.
* AllStarCast: Everyone in both the 2007 and 2016 versions are all well-known names (Complete with [[Film/{{Descendants}} Dove Cameron and Kristin Chenoweth]] together again for the latter), save for Nikki Blonsky and Maddie Baillio in their respective versions.



* HollywoodPudgy: {{Averted}}, especially in the 2007 version. Nikki Blonsky, while extremely pretty, is also obviously overweight.

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* HollywoodPudgy: {{Averted}}, especially in the 2007 version. Nikki Blonsky, while extremely pretty, pretty and adorable, is also obviously overweight.


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* TearJerker: Even though it's a deleted scene, "I Can't Wait" from the 2007 movie has to be one sad song, as this song is the opposite of what Tracy's beliefs are. Nikki Blonsky's vocals for this scene doesn't help.
21st Aug '16 11:55:05 PM Mikeyfan93
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** Creator/ChristopherWalken woud follow in Creator/JohnTravolta's footsteps when he accepted the award for Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Club's "Man of the Year"... in drag.

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** Creator/ChristopherWalken woud would follow in Creator/JohnTravolta's footsteps when he accepted the award for Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Club's "Man of the Year"... in drag.



** Of course, Amber doesn't seem to really care much about her mother's fall from grace (she seems to ''laugh'' at it!), since really, nobody's going to think any less of ''her'' for something only her mother did. She just goes off and dances with a black guy, alluding to a HeelFaceTurn (something which she, along with Velma, unambigiously underwent in the stage show, and also, without Velma, in a deleted scene.)

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** Of course, Amber doesn't seem to really care much about her mother's fall from grace (she seems to ''laugh'' at it!), since really, nobody's going to think any less of ''her'' for something only her mother did. She just goes off and dances with a black guy, alluding to a HeelFaceTurn (something which she, along with Velma, unambigiously unambiguously underwent in the stage show, and also, without Velma, in a deleted scene.)
19th Aug '16 7:39:18 PM arnoldmcguire335
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*** This may be more of a FunnyAneurysmMoment considering that her preference for black men went to extremes during her meltdown. Including asking one to "murder [her] vagina".

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*** This may be more of a FunnyAneurysmMoment considering that her preference for black men went to extremes during her meltdown. Including meltdown, including asking one Music/{{Drake}}, of all people, to "murder [her] vagina".



* HollywoodHomely: The driving point of the movie, considering that Tracy is still a very attractive young woman who just so happens to be fat (her weight seems to be treated "as is" by everyone but the villains; this has been lauded by a number of people, stating that Hairspray has one of the most positive depictions of fat girls in any form of media.)

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* HollywoodHomely: The driving point of the movie, considering that Tracy is still a very attractive young woman who just so happens to be fat (her weight seems to be treated "as is" by everyone but the villains; this has been lauded by a number of people, stating that Hairspray has one of the most positive depictions of fat girls in any form of media.)media).
18th Jul '16 7:17:09 PM dsneybuf
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* AdaptationDisplacement: Does anyone really remember the original 1988 film these days?
** Thanks to Divine and ''Film/PinkFlamingos'', the answer is ''yes''. The remake is far more popular, though.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: Does anyone really remember the original 1988 film these days?
** Thanks to Divine and ''Film/PinkFlamingos'', the answer is ''yes''.
The remake 2007 movie is far more popular, though.popular than the original.
4th Feb '16 3:28:56 PM Ciel12
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Corny Collins in the 2007 movie. Is he genuine about supporting integration like the others, or is he simply a media mogul who knows that he has to move with the times to survive, and is thus a cynical stab at how rights movements are able to make progress? Note his line 'This is the future' to Velma in the movie - he could well just be a benign version of the MC from Cabaret who plays to his audience.



* WhatAnIdiot: Really Tracy? You could have taken Link and Edna's advice into consideration and should have thought twice before joining the march? It could have saved you from being a fugitive and from all that trouble to [[spoiler: sneak into the pageant!]]
19th Jan '16 6:08:37 PM Eagal
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* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: Tracy, possibly, since in "I Can Hear the Bells", she has no problem pushing people and pinning a guy against a locker.
19th Jan '16 6:08:14 PM Eagal
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* CrossesTheLineTwice
* [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Crowning Music Of Awesome]]: Some might say the entire thing, but the stand out number is clearly "You Can't Stop the Beat".

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* CrossesTheLineTwice
* [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Crowning Music Of Awesome]]: Some might say the entire thing, but the stand out number is clearly "You Can't Stop the Beat".
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