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YMMV: Dumb and Dumber
  • Alternative Character Interpretation:
    1. Mistakes Mary's politeness for affection and falls instantly in crush with her, then takes it way too far, and is utterly oblivious to the fact that he's creeping her out.
    2. Is a very poor driver, and flees the scene of an accident in order to do something that probably could have been handled by airport security based solely on the fact that he was so obsessed with a woman he just met.
    3. Demonstrates a total lack of financial responsibility and gets robbed because he thought he could trust somebody he just insulted. Face it: he wasn't even aware that he insulted her...
    4. Decides to go on a cross-country road trip to be reunited with a woman he only drove to the airport.
    5. Sells a dead parakeet to a blind kid for twenty five dollars.
    6. Indulges in a totally unrealistic fantasy in which he is the ultimate hero and Mary can't wait to throw herself at him, thus demonstrating a complete lack of understanding about the way relationships work.
    7. Insists on annoying the hitchhiker they picked up (admittedly he was planning on killing them both, but they didn't know that), without considering that he might not want to hear the Most Annoying Sound in the world.
    8. Utterly ignores Harry's needs until they are pointed out to him, like wearing two pairs of gloves until Harry says his hands are cold.
    9. Kills an owl with a cork and doesn't realize what's so wrong about that.
    10. Puts laxatives in Harry's tea instead of confronting him directly about seeing Mary.
    11. Still expects Mary to fall into his arms despite the fact that he is a stuttering mess and she's only with him because he has the briefcase.
    12. Engages in an Indulgent Fantasy Segue wherein he imagines murdering Mary's husband.
    13. The only reason he doesn't get called out on any of it is because Harry's too genuinely stupid and passive to do so.
    • Lloyd could also be considered a Jerkass Woobie - he travels across the country nearly getting killed/raped in the process just to give his dream girl her briefcase, his best friend steals her from him (so he thinks), and finally learns that she's already married. And to top it off he's simply too dumb and/or crazy to realize that she's completely out of his league anyway.
    • Which one's "Dumb" and which one's "Dumber"?
  • Awesome Music: The Crash Test Dummies' "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" shows up in one (fittingly depressing) scene.
    • The Gigalo Aunts' moment in the sun, "Where I Find My Heaven," is a highlight.

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