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YMMV: 8 Mile
  • Crowning Moment of Awesome: Jimmy wins the rap duel not only be dissing Papa Doc's heritage, but commenting on his own failings - giving PD no ammunition to fire at him and causing him to choke.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Future whispers to Cheddar Bob "Yo man, fuck The Free World" in Papa Doc's presence, which leads Cheddar Bob to yell "YEAH! FUCK THE FREE WORLD!" The look on Future's face is absolutely hilarious.
  • Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: Jimmy defending his gay co-worker Paul during a lunch line battle rap against a homophobic plant worker (a cameo by Xzibit).
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: "Lose Yourself". It won an Oscar for it.
  • He Really Can Act: Eminem.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: "1, 2, 3 to the four / 1Pac, 2Pac, 3Pac, 4 / 4Pac, 3Pac, 2Pac, 1 / You're Pac, he's Pac, no Pacs, none!" As spit by Eminem directed at Papa Doc. Anthony Mackie went on to play Tupac Shakur in The Notorious B.I.G. biopic "Notorious".
    • Not only is Papa Doc's "secret shame" of Cranbrook a real school, it was also attended by that paragon of financial-sector wealth, 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
    • Jimmy's friend's self-inflicted gunshot wound became either this or Harsher in Hindsight after being mirrored by NFL star Plaxico Buress injuring himself in a remarkably similar fashion.
  • One-Scene Wonder: Xzibit as the trash-talking rapper at the lunch truck
  • Squick: Jimmy's reaction to his mother trying to discuss her sex life with him.
  • Unfortunate Implications: Having Happily Married parents and getting a good education is something Papa Doc should be ashamed of? Really?
    • Well, he's putting on a fake persona and claiming to be just like the other guys. Being outed as a liar on this level in something like the ghetto can ruin you.

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