History YMMV / TheMusicMan

22nd Oct '17 4:53:49 PM twilicorn
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** As mentioned under WeirdAlEffect, most people associate "Shipoopi" with ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' rather than this show.
11th May '17 9:35:45 AM NWolfman
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* HilariousInHindsight: The salemen on the train are ''rapping''! This concept actually came full circle during the 2014 Tony Awards, when [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hx2N2ohbEWQ LL Cool J and T.I. performed the song with Hugh Jackman]].[[note]]This was the first time in the history of the awards' ceremony when rap music was performed on stage (this being a couple years before ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}''.[[/note]]

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* HilariousInHindsight: The salemen on the train are ''rapping''! This concept actually came full circle during the 2014 Tony Awards, when [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hx2N2ohbEWQ LL Cool J and T.I. performed the song with Hugh Jackman]].[[note]]This was the first time in the history of the awards' ceremony when rap music was performed on stage (this being a couple years before ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}''.''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'').[[/note]]
17th Mar '17 4:23:13 PM nlpnt
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* UnacceptableTargets: Meredith Wilson personally wrote in copies of the libretto for ammeter productions ''not'' to treat the Iowan's small-town quaintness with derision because, to them, it's not supposed to be ironic.

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* UnacceptableTargets: Meredith Wilson personally wrote in copies of the libretto for ammeter amateur productions ''not'' to treat the Iowan's small-town quaintness with derision because, to them, it's not supposed to be ironic.
9th Jan '17 12:17:28 AM NWolfman
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* AcceptableTargets: Averted. Meredith Wilson personally wrote in copies of the libretto for ammeter productions ''not'' to treat the Iowan's small-town quaintness with derision because, to them, it's not supposed to be ironic.


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* UnacceptableTargets: Meredith Wilson personally wrote in copies of the libretto for ammeter productions ''not'' to treat the Iowan's small-town quaintness with derision because, to them, it's not supposed to be ironic.
4th Jan '17 5:16:24 PM NWolfman
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** In a bit of historical irony, the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, was born in Gary, Indiana the year after the musical came out.
* HilariousInHindsight: The salemen on the train are ''rapping''! This concept actually came full circle during the 2014 Tony Awards, when [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hx2N2ohbEWQ LL Cool J and T.I. performed the song with Hugh Jackman]].[[note]]This was the first time in the history of the awards' ceremony when rap music was performed on stage (this being a couple years before ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}''.

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** In a bit of historical irony, [[Music/MichaelJackson the future King of Pop, Michael Jackson, Pop]] was born in Gary, Indiana that very state the year after the musical came out.
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* HilariousInHindsight: The salemen on the train are ''rapping''! This concept actually came full circle during the 2014 Tony Awards, when [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hx2N2ohbEWQ LL Cool J and T.I. performed the song with Hugh Jackman]].[[note]]This was the first time in the history of the awards' ceremony when rap music was performed on stage (this being a couple years before ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}''.[[/note]]
4th Jan '17 5:15:13 PM NWolfman
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* HilariousInHindsight: The salemen on the train are ''rapping''!

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* HilariousInHindsight: The salemen on the train are ''rapping''!''rapping''! This concept actually came full circle during the 2014 Tony Awards, when [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hx2N2ohbEWQ LL Cool J and T.I. performed the song with Hugh Jackman]].[[note]]This was the first time in the history of the awards' ceremony when rap music was performed on stage (this being a couple years before ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}''.
4th Jan '17 4:37:52 PM NWolfman
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* AcceptableTargets: Averted. Meredith Wilson personally wrote in copies of the libretto for ammeter production ''not'' to treat the Iowan's small-town quaintness with derision because, to them, it's not supposed to be ironic.

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* AcceptableTargets: Averted. Meredith Wilson personally wrote in copies of the libretto for ammeter production productions ''not'' to treat the Iowan's small-town quaintness with derision because, to them, it's not supposed to be ironic.
4th Jan '17 4:37:38 PM NWolfman
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* AcceptableTargets: Averted. Meredith Wilson personally wrote in copies of the libretto for ammeter production ''not'' to treat the Iowan's small-town quaintness with derision because, to them, it's not supposed to be ironic.
6th Oct '16 11:38:24 AM AnotherGuy
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* HilariousInHindsight: The salemen on the train are ''rapping''!
20th Jul '16 11:56:36 PM MikeW
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** "Trouble in River City," especially when sung by Robert Preston, is a classic of the American musical.
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