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YMMV: Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment - Where Del becomes the Devil!
    • It's actually a sort of hallucinatory version of Beneath the Mask, as Neal is imagining seeing Del as the horrible source of evil he (thinks he) is.
    • The moment where Neal and Del briefly look like skeletons during their Wild Take literally seconds before the above moment could count.
  • Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: Neal, after mentally piecing together the truth about Del and his wife, returning to the El station to invite Del home with him for Thanksgiving dinner.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: In one scene, Del talks about moving to Jamaica, getting some rum. Several years later, John Candy would star in Cool Runnings, a fictionalized account of Jamaica's bobsled team.
  • Jerkass Woobie: Sure, Neal comes off as a bit of a dick at times especially when he snaps at both the rental agent and the taxi driver, but after all he goes through, including nearly dying at least 3-4 different times, could you really blame him for reaching the breaking point?
  • One-Scene Wonder:
    • Edie McClurg. See Cluster F-Bomb.
    • And Kevin Bacon.
    • And Michael McKean.
    • And Dylan Baker.
      • In fact almost the entire cast could count as this as only Steve Martin and John Candy are in more than at most three scenes.
  • The Woobie: Del, once it's revealed that Marie has been dead for years and he's been homeless ever since.

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