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  • Americans Hate Tingle: Apparently Indians don't find the action-movie depiction of their former spiritual leader in the spoof trailer "Gandhi II" all that funny...
  • Crosses the Line Twice: As Raul tries to teach poodles how to fly, we see a pile of dead poodles outside his apartment building.
  • Dude, Not Funny!: Television broadcasts of the film edit out the bit in the "Crazy Eddie's Used Cars" commercial where he threatens to club a baby seal if he doesn't make a sale in the next hour. However, they keep the part where the young child gets blasted across the room by a fire hose.
  • Ear Worm: "U.H.F.", the movie's title theme.
    • "Welcome to the Fun Zone."
  • Heartwarming In Hindsight: The scene where Bob reveals that U62 is number one in the ratings, thoroughly stunning George. 25 years, almost to the day, after this film was released, Weird Al's 2014 release Mandatory Fun would be his first number one album in Real Life.
  • He Really Can Act: Subverted. Al knew he was not an especially good actor and asked that the studio hire him an acting coach so he'd "suck a little bit less." His efforts show through in the scene where he finds out the station is about to go broke.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Watch Raul's Wild Kingdom and tell me he's not eerily prescient of Cesar Milan.
  • Jerkass Woobie: Yankovic probably feared the viewers would have seen Fletcher as this had he gotten arrested for kidnapping so soon after the homeless man revealed his role in Fletcher's downfall.
    • Fletcher's son Richard. He may be an incompetent suck up, but when you see how badly his father treats him it's hard not to feel a little sorry for him.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • "STUPID! YOU SO STUPID!!!"
    • "YOU'RE FIRED! GET OUT!!!"
    • "SUPPLIES!"
    • "YOU GET TO DRINK FROM THE FIRE HOSE! OPEN WIDE!"
  • Nightmare Fuel: Philo's true form.
    • The effect was done by the same people behind Large Marge.

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