History YMMV / Wicked

24th Mar '16 11:44:30 PM drac0blade
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** Are you sure that was [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar accidental]]?

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** Are you To the point where we're not sure that was it ''was'' [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar accidental]]?accidental]].
24th Mar '16 11:42:49 PM drac0blade
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** How has anyone not mentioned Nor, especially for what she goes through in the first book. She may start out sort of annoying, but the poor kid loses [[spoiler: her whole family]], [[spoiler: her home]], and not to mention [[spoiler: her freedom]] all in a very short timespan.

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** How has anyone not mentioned Nor, especially for what she goes through in the first book. She may start out sort of annoying, but the The poor kid loses [[spoiler: her whole family]], [[spoiler: her home]], and not to mention [[spoiler: her freedom]] all in a very short timespan.time span.
5th Jan '16 6:17:16 AM dsneybuf
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* HilariousInHindsight: At one point in the book, Elphaba walks onto the water and it freezes beneath her feet so that she doesn't fall in and melt. That should remind you that Idina Menzel was the first Elphaba and [[Disney/{{Frozen}} Elsa]] crosses a fjord by doing the same thing.

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* HilariousInHindsight: At one point in the book, Elphaba walks onto the water and it freezes beneath her feet so that she doesn't fall in and melt. That should remind you that Idina Menzel was the first Elphaba Elphaba, and [[Disney/{{Frozen}} Elsa]] her ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' character, Elsa, crosses a fjord by doing the same thing.
16th Dec '15 11:26:15 AM Allronix
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*** [[{{Squick} Add Maguire's fascination]] [[NauseaFuel for bodily waste on top of it.]]

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*** [[{{Squick} [[{{Squick}} Add Maguire's fascination]] [[NauseaFuel for bodily waste on top of it.]] (see {{Narm}} for one of many examples)
3rd Dec '15 3:09:04 PM Allronix
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** It's very clear that Maguire [[ShownTheirWork did the homework]], but it took Baum and made it a WorldOfJerkass with practically every character being an idiot, a vicious schemer, a callous jerk, or all the above.

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** It's very clear that Maguire [[ShownTheirWork did the homework]], but it took Baum Baum's Oz and made it a WorldOfJerkass with practically every character being an idiot, a vicious schemer, a callous jerk, an oversexed bore, or all ''all the above. above.''
3rd Dec '15 3:08:03 PM Allronix
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** It's very clear that Maguire [[ShownTheirWork did the homework]], but it took Baum and made it a WorldOfJerkass with practically every chaqracter being an idiot, a vicious schemer, a callous jerk, or all the above.

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** It's very clear that Maguire [[ShownTheirWork did the homework]], but it took Baum and made it a WorldOfJerkass with practically every chaqracter character being an idiot, a vicious schemer, a callous jerk, or all the above.
3rd Dec '15 3:07:44 PM Allronix
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** It's very clear that Maguire [[ShownTheirWork did the homework]], but it took Baum and made it a WorldOfJerkass with practically every chaqracter being an idiot, a vicious schemer, a callous jerk, or all the above.


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*** [[{{Squick} Add Maguire's fascination]] [[NauseaFuel for bodily waste on top of it.]]
16th Nov '15 11:28:44 AM dmcreif
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* AwardSnub: It lost the Best Musical Tony to ''Theatre/AvenueQ'', which doesn't seem to have had as much longevity. At least over a decade later, Idina Menzel ended up working with the composer of ''Theatre/AvenueQ'' on [[Disney/{{Frozen}} a certain world-renowned Disney film]] which has a ''hugely'' popular song that is what Defying Gravity has been for Wicked (and won Best Original Song at the Oscars to boot).

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* AwardSnub: It lost the Best Musical Tony to ''Theatre/AvenueQ'', which doesn't seem to have had as much longevity. At least over a decade later, Idina Menzel ended up working with the composer composers of ''Theatre/AvenueQ'' on [[Disney/{{Frozen}} a certain world-renowned Disney film]] ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', which has a ''hugely'' popular song that is what Defying Gravity "Defying Gravity" has been for Wicked ''Wicked'' (and won Best Original Song at the Oscars to boot).
16th Nov '15 11:26:55 AM dmcreif
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* HilariousInHindsight: There's a lot of stuff about Elphaba that becomes this thanks to the release of ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', given that Creator/IdinaMenzel was the original Elphaba and also the voice of Elsa:
** In ''Wicked'', Elphaba is a misunderstood older sibling, has magical powers, has a dramatic IAmBecomingSong ("Defying Gravity"), and stars alongside a blonde-haired actress whose first name is [[Creator/KristinChenoweth Kristin]]. In ''Frozen'', Elsa is a misunderstood older sibling, [[AnIcePerson has magical powers]], has a dramatic IAmBecomingSong ("Let it Go"), and starring alongside a blonde-haired actress whose first name is [[Creator/KristenBell Kristen]]. [[WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles Coincidence?]] Well, maybe, but that doesn't stop it from being both hilarious and awesome.

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* HilariousInHindsight: There's a lot of stuff about Elphaba that becomes this thanks to the release of ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', given that Creator/IdinaMenzel was the original Elphaba and also the voice of Queen Elsa:
** In ''Wicked'', Elphaba is a misunderstood older sibling, has magical powers, has a dramatic IAmBecomingSong ("Defying Gravity"), and stars alongside a blonde-haired actress whose first name is [[Creator/KristinChenoweth Kristin]]. In ''Frozen'', Queen Elsa is a misunderstood older sibling, [[AnIcePerson has magical powers]], has a dramatic IAmBecomingSong ("Let it Go"), and starring alongside a blonde-haired actress whose first name is [[Creator/KristenBell Kristen]]. [[WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles Coincidence?]] Well, maybe, but that doesn't stop it from being both hilarious and awesome.



** Elphaba has black hair and green skin. [[WhatCouldHaveBeen earliest One of the earliest concept designs]] depicted Elsa as having [[http://www.imgur.com/a/ea2Zt black hair and blue skin.]] When you get right down to it, Elsa can be summed up as "Elphaba as AnIcePerson, sans LoveInterest and FaceHeelTurn".

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** Elphaba has black hair and green skin. [[WhatCouldHaveBeen earliest One of the earliest concept designs]] depicted Elsa as having [[http://www.imgur.com/a/ea2Zt black hair and blue skin.]] When you get right down to it, Elsa can be summed up as "Elphaba as AnIcePerson, sans and no LoveInterest and or FaceHeelTurn".
15th Nov '15 12:14:16 PM nombretomado
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* TakeThat: That bit about [[RonaldReagan 'Great]] [[BarackObama Communicators']] not having brains or knowledge but succeeding because they're popular...

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* TakeThat: That bit about [[RonaldReagan [[UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan 'Great]] [[BarackObama Communicators']] not having brains or knowledge but succeeding because they're popular...
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