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YMMV: Little Giants
  • Conflict Ball: In the latter half of the movie, Becky has a huge fight with Danny about her wanting to quit the team and she gives him a Reason You Suck Speech and accuses him of caring more about the team than her. However, the formation of the Little Giants was Becky's idea to spite her uncle for not choosing her, and that Danny hadn't wanted to be the coach of the team until Becky talked him into it. While she may have been venting on Danny because of her feelings for Junior, her rationale about the situation was askew and yet the movie portrayed Danny as being in the wrong.
  • Fridge Logic: The score is tied 21-21. Kevin's Cowboys push the ball to the Giant's 1-yard-line. It's 4th down, and there's just 10 seconds remaining in the game. Any football coach in this position would opt to just kick a field goal, and yet, Kevin opts to attempt to run it in.
  • Gretzky Has the Ball:
    • Under every Pee-Wee football rule, Spike should've been thrown out for his hit on Junior. Instead, he only gets a 15-yard penalty...and his dad gets a dressing down from Kevin for telling his son to take out Junior.
    • Aversion: At the time the movie was written, the "Annexation of Puerto Rico" (aka the fumblerooski) was legal in Pee-Wee Football. It has subsequently been banned.
  • Never Live It Down: What likely happens to Kevin O'Shea when his Cowboys lose to the Giants especially since they both wagered their businesses (Danny's gas station vs. Kevin's car dealership) against each other. Kevin mocks Danny for it at halftime and his team holding a 21 point lead, saying "There's always going to be a place for you at the full service pumps". After the Giants came back, Kevin asks Danny if he's going to hold him to the bet. After a reassuring smile, Danny says, "There's always going to be a place for you at Danny O'Shea Chevrolet!" Although Danny lets Kevin out of the bet in return for having the towns water tower changed to honor both of them, you know he's going to remind his brother of this every chance he gets until one of them is dead.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Devon Sawa's first film.
  • Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: When Johnny gets the ball, and he sees his father approaching the field.
  • Memetic Mutation: "Spike don't play with girls."
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: "Spike don't play with girls" considering Shawna Waldron (Becky) later stared in seriously steamy movie roles... how could Spike not want to play with that girl?
  • Moral Event Horizon: Spike's father crossed it the moment he ordered his son to injure another player out of the game.

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