History YMMV / Stripes

6th Feb '17 11:50:18 AM Pren
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* EndingAversion: A very common criticism is that after two hilarious acts of loose character stuff, suddenly the plot arrives and the film completely falls apart.
18th Nov '16 2:13:44 PM eaterofworlds
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-->'''Russell:''' Come on, you know my sister. You practically raped her one night. The Russians would just have to buy her dinner.

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-->'''Russell:''' Come on, you know my sister. You practically raped her one night. The Russians would just have to buy her dinner.dinner.
** Winger's casual comment about having sex with a high school girl.
9th Nov '16 2:15:49 PM nombretomado
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: If you watch the Extended Cut of the film, John and Russell try to desert during Basic, and somehow end up parachuting into somewhere in South America, before running into a group of rebels, accidentally dumping a bunch of LSD into their stew, almost getting killed, and sneaking off before getting put back on the plane and sent back to Basic.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: BigLippedAlligatorMoment:
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If you watch the Extended Cut of the film, John and Russell try to desert during Basic, and somehow end up parachuting into somewhere in South America, before running into a group of rebels, accidentally dumping a bunch of LSD into their stew, almost getting killed, and sneaking off before getting put back on the plane and sent back to Basic.



* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Dewey "Ox" Oxberger explains that he joined the Army as a way of losing weight and avoiding having heart attacks. JohnCandy, who played Ox, would die of a heart attack, and at the time of his death, actually was making an effort to lose weight.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Dewey "Ox" Oxberger explains that he joined the Army as a way of losing weight and avoiding having heart attacks. JohnCandy, Creator/JohnCandy, who played Ox, would die of a heart attack, and at the time of his death, actually was making an effort to lose weight.



-->'''Russell:''' Come on, you know my sister. You practically raped her one night. The Russians would just have to buy her dinner.

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-->'''Russell:''' Come on, you know my sister. You practically raped her one night. The Russians would just have to buy her dinner.
11th Nov '15 8:30:31 AM ThallianGold
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** The EM-50 urban assault vehicle climax seemingly comes out of nowhere. A cut scene suggests that Ziskey's been wanting a Winnebago for a while.
30th Sep '15 10:55:24 AM Phediuk
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** "Do Wah Diddy Diddy" became a longtime favorite [[SoundOff marching song]] for American military personnel.

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** "Do Wah Diddy Diddy" became a longtime favorite [[SoundOff marching song]] for American military personnel.personnel.
* ValuesDissonance: The rape jokes are pretty cringeworthy nowadays.
-->'''Russell:''' There are two things I promised myself I'd never do: Kill and die.
-->'''John:''' What if the Russians were raping your sister?
-->'''Russell:''' Come on, you know my sister. You practically raped her one night. The Russians would just have to buy her dinner.
17th May '14 6:29:23 AM DocWildNole
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** During his RousingSpeech, Winger says the US army is the best army of all, adding "We're 10-1!". Though with [[TheWarOnTerror the second Iraq War]], the record has become 11-2, [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment maybe 11-3 depending on your opinion of the War in Afghanistan]].
12th May '14 4:29:41 PM Premonition45
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** During his RousingSpeech, Winger says the US army is the best army of all, adding "We're 10-1!". Though with [[TheWarOnTerror the second Iraq War]], the record has become 11-2, [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement maybe 11-3 depending on your opinion of the War in Afghanistan]].

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** During his RousingSpeech, Winger says the US army is the best army of all, adding "We're 10-1!". Though with [[TheWarOnTerror the second Iraq War]], the record has become 11-2, [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment maybe 11-3 depending on your opinion of the War in Afghanistan]].
12th May '14 4:29:16 PM Premonition45
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** During his RousingSpeech, Winger says the US army is the best army of all, adding "We're 10-1!". Though with [[TheWarOnTerror the second Iraq War]], the record has become 11-2, [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement maybe 11-3 depending on your opinion of the War in Afghanistan]].
22nd Apr '14 3:32:21 AM AFP
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: If you watch the ExtendedCut of the film, John and Russell try to desert during Basic, and somehow end up parachuting into somewhere in South America, before running into a group of rebels, accidentally dumping a bunch of LSD into their stew, almost getting killed, and sneaking off before getting put back on the plane and sent back to Basic.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: If you watch the ExtendedCut Extended Cut of the film, John and Russell try to desert during Basic, and somehow end up parachuting into somewhere in South America, before running into a group of rebels, accidentally dumping a bunch of LSD into their stew, almost getting killed, and sneaking off before getting put back on the plane and sent back to Basic.
22nd Apr '14 3:32:13 AM AFP
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: If you watch the ExtendedCut of the film, John and Russell try to desert during Basic, and somehow end up parachuting into somewhere in South America, before running into a group of rebels, accidentally dumping a bunch of LSD into their stew, almost getting killed, and sneaking off before getting put back on the plane and sent back to Basic.
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