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YMMV: Dr. Strangelove
Anvilicious: Atomic weapons and the policies surrounding their use, especially mutually assured destruction and the missile gap, are absurd and dangerous.
Crazy Awesome: Ripper himself. Bonkers as he may be, one has to hand it to him how he delivers his bull in such a straight way. And then the man keeps a machine gun in his golf bag.
Genius Bonus: Mandrake's last name; a common folkloric belief is that mandrakes grow only in ground into which has soaked the semen that is sometimes forced from the bodies of men hanged to death. Mandrake's role plays off General Ripper, who is strongly implied to have been driven insane by misconceptions about sex, and who is ultimately, as is mentioned in a throw-away line, the greatest mass murderer since Adolf Hitler — what's more, Mandrake "blooms" as a person, taking authority to try and stop the impending catastrophe, after he unintentionally goads Ripper into shooting himself.
"Funny Aneurysm" Moment: When discussing the contents of the survival kit, Major Kong's original line was "shoot, a fella could have a pretty good weekend in [Dallas] with this". President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas 2 months before the film premiered.
Hilarious in Hindsight: The bomber's initial target is an ICBM complex at Laputa. In 1986 Studio Ghibli made another film where a ragtag bunch of misfits in a flying machine tries to reach a place called Laputa, which is also the hiding place of a doomsday weapon. Said film also incudes a choleric over-the-top general and a mad scientist with dark glasses who hides his allegience to a former, evil regime behind an assumed name.