YMMV / Born Yesterday

  • Anvilicious: About how important education is, about how having ultra-rich tycoons controlling the government is a very bad, very un-American thing.
  • Award Snub: Judy Holliday's performance is great, true — but she won over Bette Davis for All About Eve and Gloria Swanson for her incredible turn in Sunset Boulevard.
  • Moral Event Horizon: When now-educated Billy refuses to sign the papers that would cement Harry's business as an untouchable cartel, he beats her around the face and shoves her to the table while she sobs. In a few moments he goes from being a humorously hypocritical thug to a menace—in a scene shortly after, Billy calmly confirms that Harry's had people killed before.
  • Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped: It's not like education is unimportant or having ultra-rich tycoons controlling the government is good....