History YMMV / TheOddCouple

27th Nov '16 8:42:13 PM NWolfman
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** "The Bigger They Are," in which Oscar is hired to shoot a "before and after" image for a diet pill, is basically 22 straight minutes of the cruelest fat jokes imaginable. Even before the concept of body acceptance became mainstream, it was shocking to hear such shameless put-downs.

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** "The Bigger They Are," in which Oscar is hired to shoot a "before and after" image for a diet pill, is basically 22 straight minutes of the cruelest fat jokes imaginable. Even It's hard to imagine how they were tolerated even for their time, let alone before the concept of efforts to combat body acceptance shaming became mainstream, it was shocking to hear such shameless put-downs.mainstream.
23rd Nov '16 6:33:56 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* JerkWoobie: Felix. He is the show's ButtMonkey, but others' frustration with him is often justified.

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* JerkWoobie: JerkassWoobie: Felix. He is the show's ButtMonkey, but others' frustration with him is often justified.
21st Nov '16 5:48:07 AM Tarlonniel
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** "The Bigger They Are," in which is hired to shoot a "before and after" image for a diet pill, is basically 22 straight minutes of the cruelest fat jokes imaginable. Even before the concept of body acceptance became mainstream, it was shocking to hear such shameless put-downs.

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** "The Bigger They Are," in which Oscar is hired to shoot a "before and after" image for a diet pill, is basically 22 straight minutes of the cruelest fat jokes imaginable. Even before the concept of body acceptance became mainstream, it was shocking to hear such shameless put-downs.
20th Nov '16 8:53:09 PM NWolfman
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* ValuesDissonance: "The Pig Who Came to Dinner" featured a guest appearance by Bobby Riggs in which he played up his misogynistic public image. If similar statements had been made about blacks, for example, they would ''never'' have been tolerated, but women were apparently AcceptableTargets and Riggs' bigotry was largely played for laughs.

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* ValuesDissonance: ValuesDissonance
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"The Pig Who Came to Dinner" featured a guest appearance by Bobby Riggs in which he played up his misogynistic public image. If similar statements had been made about blacks, for example, they would ''never'' have been tolerated, but women were apparently AcceptableTargets image, and Riggs' his bigotry was largely is generally played for laughs.laughs. If one were to swap out women with, say, African Americans, his jokes would never have been tolerated. Women, however? [[AcceptableTargets A-ok.]]
** "The Bigger They Are," in which is hired to shoot a "before and after" image for a diet pill, is basically 22 straight minutes of the cruelest fat jokes imaginable. Even before the concept of body acceptance became mainstream, it was shocking to hear such shameless put-downs.
26th Oct '16 6:21:52 PM Green_lantern40
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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The 1993 TV movie ''The Odd Couple: Together Again'' used one of these in place of Neal Hefti's original theme tune, presumably to avoid paying royalties.
26th Oct '16 5:53:19 PM Green_lantern40
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* AdaptationDisplacement: Most people tend to think of the original TV version first. The current revival may also be this for younger audiences.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: Most people tend to think of the original TV version first. The current 2015 revival may also be this for younger audiences.



* TearJerker: The 2015 remake's season two episode "Madison & Son" featured original series producer Garry Marshall as Oscar's father Walter. It ended up being Marshall's final on-screen role, as he would pass away less than three months after the episode aired. In tribute to him, a framed picture of Marshall with lead actors Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon can be seen in their apartment starting in season three.
26th Oct '16 5:51:33 PM Green_lantern40
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* AdaptationDisplacement: Most people tend to think of the original TV version first.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: Most people tend to think of the original TV version first. The current revival may also be this for younger audiences.



** Just try to get that Neal Hefti theme out of your head. Fittingly, Jack Klugman loved the theme tune, but Tony Randall hated it. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSNt6OFbS-Q
** The funked-up rearrangement (warning: low volume)]] of the theme tune for ''The New Odd Couple''.

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** Just try to get that Neal Hefti theme out of your head. Fittingly, Jack Klugman loved the theme tune, but Tony Randall hated it.
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[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSNt6OFbS-Q
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com/watch?v=KSNt6OFbS-Q The funked-up rearrangement (warning: low volume)]] of the Hefti's theme tune used for ''The New Odd Couple''.


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* TearJerker: The 2015 remake's season two episode "Madison & Son" featured original series producer Garry Marshall as Oscar's father Walter. It ended up being Marshall's final on-screen role, as he would pass away less than three months after the episode aired. In tribute to him, a framed picture of Marshall with lead actors Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon can be seen in their apartment starting in season three.
18th Aug '16 2:40:42 PM Tarlonniel
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** Just try to get that Neal Hefti theme out of your head. Fittingly, Jack Klugman loved the theme tune, but Tony Randall hated it. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSNt6OFbS-Q The funked-up rearrangement (warning: low volume)]] for ''The New Odd Couple'' also qualifies.
*** The 2015 remake has its own [[https://youtu.be/mrsj4yd_c3I funky rearrangement]] by New Orleans musician Trombone Shorty.

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** Just try to get that Neal Hefti theme out of your head. Fittingly, Jack Klugman loved the theme tune, but Tony Randall hated it. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSNt6OFbS-Q com/watch?v=KSNt6OFbS-Q
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The funked-up rearrangement (warning: low volume)]] of the theme tune for ''The New Odd Couple'' also qualifies.
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Couple''.
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The 2015 remake has its own [[https://youtu.be/mrsj4yd_c3I funky rearrangement]] by New Orleans musician Trombone Shorty.
18th Aug '16 12:42:09 PM MusicManSamwise
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*** The 2015 remake has its own [[https://youtu.be/mrsj4yd_c3I funky rearrangement]] by New Orleans musician Trombone Shorty.
6th Jan '16 9:53:45 AM StFan
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** Creator/LeifGarrett - before making it big as a 70s teen heartthrob, and a featured commentator on ''[[Series/TheSmokingGunPresentsWorldsDumbest World's Dumbest...]]'' - as Felix's son, Leonard.

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** Creator/LeifGarrett - -- before making it big as a 70s '70s teen heartthrob, and a featured commentator on ''[[Series/TheSmokingGunPresentsWorldsDumbest World's Dumbest...]]'' - ''Series/WorldsDumbest'' -- as Felix's son, Leonard.
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