History YMMV / TheStand

26th Jun '17 7:21:10 PM PrincessGwen
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece : The clothing, cars, and hairstyles set the mini-series firmly in 1994. Even some of the cast were known for their late 1980s/early 1990s popularity, but have since been much less active in their careers.
** The book itself was an Unintentional Period Piece before King re-released the book with some updated material. [[TechnologyMarchesOn It has since become one again.]]
2nd Jun '17 8:02:55 PM Bergamot
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** The book itself was an Unintentional Period Piece before King re-released the book with some updated material. [[TechnologyMarchesOn It has since become one again.]]
2nd Jun '17 7:59:17 PM Bergamot
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* DracoInLeatherPants: Specifically, Creator/JameySheridan as Randall Flagg in the miniseries. There's a ''reason'' people wanted him back as Flagg in the [[DevelopmentHell never-to-be-made]] adaptation of ''Franchise/TheDarkTower''.

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* DracoInLeatherPants: Specifically, Creator/JameySheridan as Randall Flagg in the miniseries. There's a ''reason'' people wanted him back as Flagg in the [[DevelopmentHell never-to-be-made]] adaptation of ''Franchise/TheDarkTower''.
25th Mar '17 12:51:19 PM superboy313
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* CompleteMonster: Randall Flagg appears as a DarkMessiah in a [[AfterTheEnd post-apocalyptic]], plague-ravaged United States. Here he builds a new civilization in Las Vegas, calling to him those with penchants for destruction, power and fascism. Flagg has people publicly crucified for opposing or failing him, murders his pregnant girlfriend for enraging him, and plans on destroying the peaceful "Free Zone" settlement just so his civilization can be the dominant one. In ''Series/TheDarkTower'', set after the events of the novel, he also mentally takes credit for unleashing the plague and destroying civilisation in the first place (and seems quite proud of the accomplishment).

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* CompleteMonster: [[TheAntichrist Randall Flagg Flagg]] appears as a DarkMessiah in a [[AfterTheEnd post-apocalyptic]], plague-ravaged United States. Here he builds a new civilization in Las Vegas, calling to him those with penchants for destruction, power and fascism. Flagg has people publicly crucified for opposing or failing him, murders his pregnant girlfriend for enraging him, and plans on destroying the peaceful "Free Zone" settlement just so his civilization can be the dominant one. In ''Series/TheDarkTower'', set after the events of the novel, he also mentally takes credit for unleashing the plague and destroying civilisation in the first place (and seems quite proud of the accomplishment).
18th Jan '17 8:13:23 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* CompleteMonster: Randall Flagg appears as a DarkMessiah in a post-apocalyptic, plague-ravaged United States. Here he builds a new civilization in Las Vegas, calling to him those with penchants for destruction, power and fascism. Flagg has people publicly crucified for opposing or failing him, murders his pregnant girlfriend for enraging him, and plans on destroying the peaceful "Free Zone" settlement just so his civilization can be the dominant one. In ''Series/TheDarkTower'', set after the events of the novel, he also mentally takes credit for unleashing the plague and destroying civilisation in the first place (and seems quite proud of the accomplishment).

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* CompleteMonster: Randall Flagg appears as a DarkMessiah in a post-apocalyptic, [[AfterTheEnd post-apocalyptic]], plague-ravaged United States. Here he builds a new civilization in Las Vegas, calling to him those with penchants for destruction, power and fascism. Flagg has people publicly crucified for opposing or failing him, murders his pregnant girlfriend for enraging him, and plans on destroying the peaceful "Free Zone" settlement just so his civilization can be the dominant one. In ''Series/TheDarkTower'', set after the events of the novel, he also mentally takes credit for unleashing the plague and destroying civilisation in the first place (and seems quite proud of the accomplishment).
17th Jun '16 6:08:50 AM nirao01
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* DracoInLeatherPants: Specifically, Jamey Sheridan as Randall Flagg in the miniseries. There's a ''reason'' people wanted him back as Flagg in the [[DevelopmentHell never-to-be-made]] adaptation of ''Franchise/TheDarkTower''.

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* DracoInLeatherPants: Specifically, Jamey Sheridan Creator/JameySheridan as Randall Flagg in the miniseries. There's a ''reason'' people wanted him back as Flagg in the [[DevelopmentHell never-to-be-made]] adaptation of ''Franchise/TheDarkTower''.



* WhatTheHellCastingAgency: A lot of people said this about Molly Ringwald playing Frannie. A lot of others got varying degrees: Laura San Giacomo (Nadine) Corin Nemec (Harold) and Jamey Sheridan (Flagg).

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* WhatTheHellCastingAgency: A lot of people said this about Molly Ringwald Creator/MollyRingwald playing Frannie. A lot of others got varying degrees: Laura San Giacomo (Nadine) Corin Nemec (Harold) and Jamey Sheridan Creator/JameySheridan (Flagg).
27th Feb '16 4:19:12 PM GranChi
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** Speaking of which, we learn ''way too much'' information about [[{{Geek}} Harold's]] sex life (or lack thereof) ''throughout'' the book.

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** Speaking of which, we learn ''way too much'' ''a lot'' of information about [[{{Geek}} Harold's]] sex life (or lack thereof) ''throughout'' the book.
13th Feb '16 10:34:31 AM Dragon101
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* CompleteMonster: Randall Flagg appears as a DarkMessiah in a post-apocalyptic, plague-ravaged United States. Here he builds a new civilization in Las Vegas, calling to him those with penchants for destruction, power and fascism. Flagg has people publicly crucified for opposing or failing him, murders his pregnant girlfriend for enraging him, and plans on destroying the peaceful "Free Zone" settlement just so his civilization can be the dominant one.

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* CompleteMonster: Randall Flagg appears as a DarkMessiah in a post-apocalyptic, plague-ravaged United States. Here he builds a new civilization in Las Vegas, calling to him those with penchants for destruction, power and fascism. Flagg has people publicly crucified for opposing or failing him, murders his pregnant girlfriend for enraging him, and plans on destroying the peaceful "Free Zone" settlement just so his civilization can be the dominant one. In ''Series/TheDarkTower'', set after the events of the novel, he also mentally takes credit for unleashing the plague and destroying civilisation in the first place (and seems quite proud of the accomplishment).
13th Sep '15 12:57:21 PM Fogelogel
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* WhatTheHellCastingAgency: A lot of people said this about Molly Ringwald playing Frannie. A lot of others got varying degrees: Laura San Giocomo (Nadine) Corin Nemic (Harold) and Jamie Sheridan (Flagg).

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* WhatTheHellCastingAgency: A lot of people said this about Molly Ringwald playing Frannie. A lot of others got varying degrees: Laura San Giocomo Giacomo (Nadine) Corin Nemic Nemec (Harold) and Jamie Jamey Sheridan (Flagg).
25th Aug '15 3:36:44 PM Farnham
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* CryForTheDevil: The things General Starkey does during the superflu outbreak are terrible but he is presented as a broadly sympathetic figure trying to cope with an absolutely impossible situation.

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* CryForTheDevil: The things General Starkey does during the superflu outbreak are terrible but he is presented as a broadly sympathetic figure trying to cope with an absolutely impossible situation. In the novel his son-in-law, realizing that they're all doomed, commits suicide during the opening stages of the superflu epidemic, adding further to Starkey's anguish.
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