History YMMV / Oklahoma

12th Aug '17 8:58:33 PM AFP
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* EarWorm: "Oklahoma" is an outrageously catchy tune. It's worse if you live in the actual state of Oklahoma, where it is the official state song, meaning you will hear it with some regularity even if you don't watch musicals.
12th Jul '17 11:48:11 AM dsneybuf
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* BrokenBase: The movie adaptation has one version filmed in 65mm TODD-AO, and one in 35mm [=CinemaScope=]. They present differing takes of each scene, leaving viewers torn over which version provides superior performances. Most telecasts and home video releases before the mid-'90s used the [=CinemaScope=] version, while more recent home video releases offer a choice between TODD-AO and [=CinemaScope=].

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* BrokenBase: The movie adaptation has one version filmed in 65mm TODD-AO, and one in 35mm [=CinemaScope=]. They present differing takes of each scene, leaving viewers torn over which version provides superior performances. Most telecasts Telecasts and home video releases before the mid-'90s 1994 restoration of the TODD-AO negative used the [=CinemaScope=] version, while more recent home video releases offer a choice between TODD-AO and [=CinemaScope=].
12th Jul '17 11:45:59 AM dsneybuf
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* BrokenBase: The movie adaptation has one version filmed in 65mm TODD-AO, and one in 35mm [=CinemaScope=]. They present differing takes of each scene, leaving viewers torn over which version provides superior performances.

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* BrokenBase: The movie adaptation has one version filmed in 65mm TODD-AO, and one in 35mm [=CinemaScope=]. They present differing takes of each scene, leaving viewers torn over which version provides superior performances. Most telecasts and home video releases before the mid-'90s used the [=CinemaScope=] version, while more recent home video releases offer a choice between TODD-AO and [=CinemaScope=].
24th Mar '17 1:15:52 PM GothicProphet
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** And even if you do, it still may not be all that impressive.

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** And even if you do, it still may not be all that impressive.impressive.
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18th Feb '17 2:26:16 PM Hippopotaschat
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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: It is ''really'' hard to see what the big fuss is about this show unless you know the history of theater.

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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: It is ''really'' hard to see what the big fuss is about this show unless you know the history of theater.theater.
** And even if you do, it still may not be all that impressive.
27th Jan '17 6:03:23 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: One production managed to change how we view the entire cast and story by performing the musical completely normally, but with the only change being Jud is played by the only black man in the cast.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: One production managed to change how we view the entire cast and story by performing the musical completely normally, but with the only change being Jud is played by the only black man in the cast.



* DesignatedVillain: Jud is a big scary looking drunk, but the worst thing he ever did to deserve the scorn from Laurey was.. ask her out on a lovely night out on the town?And for that Curley tries getting him to kill himself? Eventually it all drives him over the edge into a drunken violent attack.

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* DesignatedVillain: Jud is a big scary looking drunk, but the worst thing he ever did to deserve the scorn from Laurey was.. ask her out on a lovely night out on the town?And town? And for that Curley tries getting him to kill himself? Eventually it all drives him over the edge into a drunken violent attack.
11th Dec '16 4:08:10 AM momur
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** Laurey mentions at one point that she can hear Jud walking about under her window every night. And yeah, then there's the whole story about a farmhand who apparently burned an entire family to death just because he saw the daughter with another guy - even in productions that don't focus on the implication that it was Jud, the context in which the story is told clearly implies that at the very least Jud might try something ''very'' similar if Laurey ends up with Curly. Plus he does try to kill Curly multiple times. You actually have to stretch further than you think to pass Jud off as the good guy.
27th Nov '16 4:25:01 PM ManicDepressiveMouse
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** Then there are the productions that imply that Jud has killed [[SerialKiller before the play began...]]

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** Then there are the productions that imply that Jud has killed [[SerialKiller before the play began...]]began]] (which is much more clearly implied in the original play ''Green Grow the Lilacs'').
17th Aug '16 7:31:06 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: It is ''really'' hard to see what the big fuss is about this show unless you know the history of theater.
* TheyJustDidntCare: The 50th Anniversary DVD presents the TODD-AO version with so much flickering and softness, and so many specks, that a lot of people consider it the ugliest DVD ever released by a major studio. To add insult to injury, the other disc presents the [=CinemaScope=] version in a way that makes it look near-perfect, despite using an inferior brand of film. Fortunately, the Blu-Ray released nine years later uses a newer 4K restoration of the TODD-AO presentation, which boasts ''much'' better picture quality than either disc of the 50th Anniversary set.

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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: It is ''really'' hard to see what the big fuss is about this show unless you know the history of theater.
* TheyJustDidntCare: The 50th Anniversary DVD presents the TODD-AO version with so much flickering and softness, and so many specks, that a lot of people consider it the ugliest DVD ever released by a major studio. To add insult to injury, the other disc presents the [=CinemaScope=] version in a way that makes it look near-perfect, despite using an inferior brand of film. Fortunately, the Blu-Ray released nine years later uses a newer 4K restoration of the TODD-AO presentation, which boasts ''much'' better picture quality than either disc of the 50th Anniversary set.
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17th May '16 6:06:07 AM dsneybuf
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: We now interrupt this storyline to tell you about how great the state of Oklahoma is.


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* {{Padding}}: We now interrupt this storyline to tell you about how great the state of Oklahoma is.
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