History YMMV / MissSaigon

15th Jan '17 1:44:34 PM Evighet
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** In the 25th anniversary perofrmance, AKA the one available on DVD, the scene where Chris leads Ellen off stage to tell her about Kim has him uttering a dramatic "''fuck''" under his breath, which manages to come off hilarious and out of place.

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** In the 25th anniversary perofrmance, performance, AKA the one available on DVD, the scene where Chris leads Ellen off stage to tell her about Kim has him uttering a dramatic "''fuck''" under his breath, which manages to come off hilarious and out of place.
15th Jan '17 1:44:12 PM Evighet
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** In the 25th anniversary perofrmance, AKA the one available on DVD, the scene where Chris leads Ellen off stage to tell her about Kim has him uttering a dramatic "''fuck''" under his breath, which manages to come off hilarious and out of place.
16th Dec '16 2:19:37 PM Evighet
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** John, to a degree, for going through the most amount of character development. He's quite the jerk in the opening bar scene and a cold pragmatist during the rest of Act One (and "''The Fall of Saigon''"), whereas by Act Two he's working hard to help the bui-doi children, shows a great deal of kindness and sympathy towards Kim and (still pragmatic as ever) objects a great deal to [[spoiler:Chris and Ellen's carefree attitude towards solving the Tam/Kim situation by simply providing monetary support]]. He's basically the moral compass of the second act.
11th Dec '16 5:09:31 PM Evighet
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** Kim's "''I have a heart like the sea/ A million dreams are in me''," bit falls squarely into this territory, although most soldiers but Chris seem to realize it.
** Chris also gets a narmy line in, which most productions have John [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]].
--->'''Chris''': She is no whore. You saw her, too. She's really more - like the April moon.
--->'''John''': April fucking moon?
11th Dec '16 4:50:07 PM Evighet
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*** At least in the 25th anniversary version of the show [[spoiler:Ellen says she has no problem with the idea of raising Tam, it's the fact that he comes with a mother who loves Ellen's husband that makes her object. As the show ends she holds her stepson in her arms and seems to want to protect him]].
2nd Aug '16 7:54:09 AM rememberthehood1941
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* NightmareFuel: When Thuy finds Kim, he sings a touching song to the one family member he has left in his life and has spent the last three years searching for. But when he finds out about Tam? That goes right out the window and he [[WouldHurtAChild prepares to stab Tam]], an innocent little boy whose only crime ''was to have an American father''.
27th Mar '16 5:46:01 PM RuTsuna
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: The Engineer is shameless and skeevy, but his charm is undeniable.
19th Feb '16 11:35:26 PM Kuruni
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** Adding to that, remember Ellen's line about she and Chris wanting kids of their own? If they do, this troper would bet anything that Tam ends up TheUnfavorite in the eyes of one or both parents.



** What little fanfic the show has portrays Ellen as treating Tam very well, sometimes even as her own son. Make of that what you will.
** In the performance this troper saw, it was Ellen holding Tam and [[spoiler: shielding him from seeing Kim's body]], instead of the Engineer.

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** What little fanfic the show has portrays Ellen as treating Tam very well, sometimes even as her own son. Make of that what you will.
** In the performance this troper saw, it was Ellen holding Tam and [[spoiler: shielding him from seeing Kim's body]], instead of the Engineer.
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29th Jan '16 8:30:13 PM Adept
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* HilariousInHindsight: Jonathan Pryce originated the role of the Engineer, whose most memorable moment is probably the song "The American Dream". Twenty years later in ''GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra'', Pryce played the American President, which is probably the ultimate American dream, fulfilled.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Jonathan Pryce originated the role of the Engineer, whose most memorable moment is probably the song "The American Dream". Twenty years later in ''GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra'', ''Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra'', Pryce played the American President, which is probably the ultimate American dream, fulfilled.
18th Jun '15 12:14:54 PM PrinceKaen
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** Adding to that, what little fanfic the show has portrays Ellen as treating Tam very well, sometimes even as her own son. Make of that what you will.

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** Adding to that, what What little fanfic the show has portrays Ellen as treating Tam very well, sometimes even as her own son. Make of that what you will.
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