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Foe Yay: Frank's interactions with the Ghost of Christmas Present have a lot of Slap-Slap-Kiss vibe to it.
Fridge Brilliance: When observing the games his brother and his friends are playing alongside the Ghost of Christmas Past, Frank is surprised to find that his brother doesn't know the name of the ship from Gilligan's Island, and later calls him out on this during the finale. But of course Frank would know - he's the kid in the family the Ghost of Christmas Past calls out for doing nothing but watching TV across his youth, meaning Gilligan's Island is exactly the kind of show a teenage Frank would have watched.
Heartwarming Moments: Practically the entire ending, but especially shouting out to Claire, seeing Herman as a ghost, Calvin speaking and the spontaneous song.
Nightmare Fuel: Frank's commercial for the production of Scrooge, described as "The Manson Family Christmas Special" by Loudermilk. It's later revealed that the spot actually killed an old lady who watched it.
NEVER look under the Ghost of Christmas Future's robes. EVER. (You might get a lawsuit?)
Nightmare Retardant: The little guys inside him are seen partying with the rest of the ghosts during the big happy festive ending scene.
"The special effects guys went all out on you, didn't they? We're going to get calls."
The cremation scene.
Not helped by Frank's own reaction; particularly haunting is how Bill Murray, the comedic funny guy, actually sounds genuinely anguished and terrified for his life at one point when he's begging his brother not to let them burn him.
The scene where Frank hallucinates that a waiter is on fire.
The frozen homeless man.... just agh!
The scene with Calvin in a padded cell. Basically, anything Christmas Future shows him.
One-Scene Wonder: The Waiter; Christmas Future; the Antler guy; Frank's dead boss; the homeless gent.
Tear Jerker: The fate of the homeless gent with the pocket-watch.
It even scores more Tear Jerker points when Frank of all people berates him for not staying at Operation Reachout.
For this troper the real Tear Jerker aspect of the scene was the little Christmas tree on the table.
And he has the same smile on he had the last time we saw him ...
How can we not forget the part where Frank sees his mother and cries? This troper had never seen a comedian like Murray cry in a movie especially a comedy. What's even more sad is it's not a comedic cry either.
The whole scene with Future!Calvin, now institutionalized.
Orderly: Visiting hours are over, Mrs. Cooley. Grace: (disheveled and heartbroken) But I just got here...
And with Future!Claire, where it really hits Frank just what sort of a legacy he'll be leaving if he doesn't change.
Claire:...He said, "Scrape 'em off, Claire. You want to save somebody? Save yourself!"
Frank:I'm sorry, Claire...
Let's be honest, everything that happens to Elliot after he's fired (up until Frank's Heel-Face Turn) qualifies. At first his life going steadily down the tubes seems funny, but once he elaborates on exactly how bad it's been for him, there's no laughing. Like when he mentions that instead of standing by him and supporting him, his wife ditched him (on Christmas eve no less) and took their only child with her.
Too Dumb to Live: Frank, in regards to promising something to the public and giving them something completely different. Never Trust a Trailer can only go so far, and apparently this guy's never heard of a little thing called credibility.