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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: He has a slower and more relaxed delivery on his earlier albums. Also, his debut album ''Here's Your Sign'' has the "here's your sign" jokes right in the middle, as opposed to at or near the end, with the segment itself drifting off-topic into another segment about stupid product warnings.

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** His other major fear is heights, as was demonstrated in both the Vicodinland skit and his skit where he helped fly a plane. The former is not helped by the fear of sharks he also has.

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* MushroomSamba: After he was having trouble sleeping, Bill's doctor prescribed him marijuana to help him sleep. Bill ended up getting pot brownies, not knowing he was only supposed to eat only part of it. At one point, Bill thought he was just a head without a body.

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* OneHitWonder:[[invoked]] "Here's Your Sign (Get the Picture)" sampled several of his "here's your sign" routines and added a chorus sung by Music/TravisTritt. The single went to #29 on Hot Country Songs and #43 on the Hot 100, accounting for Engvall's only major appearance there to date (although "Here's Your Sign Christmas", which took Christmas-themed "here's your sign" jokes and a chorus sung by studio vocalists to the tune of "Jingle Bells", got some seasonal airplay).

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* MisterSeahorse: On the title track of ''Now That's Awesome'', he delivers several examples of what would truly fit the meaning of the word "awesome" in the literal sense of leaving someone in awe and wonder. One example he gives is if women were to wake up and find that scientists have discovered a way for men to experience childbirth. The back cover of the album even has a picture of a pregnant Engvall.


-->'''Gail:''' ''Bill.''

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-->'''Gail:''' '''Gail:''' ''Bill.''


'''Gail:''' ''Bill.''
'''Bill:''' ''Please don't make me do this.''

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'''Gail:''' -->'''Gail:''' ''Bill.''
'''Bill:''' -->'''Bill:''' ''Please don't make me do this.''


* ButtMonkey: Bill's wife, Gail, is the butt of many of his jokes almost as much as... well, as Bill himself.
** His kids, particularly his son, are not exempt from the trope, either.
*** Invoked literally when his son calls to him after going no. 2.
--> '''Bill's Son:''' ''DAAAAAAAD!'' Wipe mah butt!
--> '''Bill:''' And I walk in there, and he has ''assumed the position.''

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* ButtMonkey: Bill's wife, Gail, is the butt of many of his jokes almost as much as... well, as Bill himself.
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himself. His kids, particularly his son, are not exempt from the trope, either.
*** Invoked literally when his son calls to him after going no. 2.
--> '''Bill's Son:''' ''DAAAAAAAD!'' Wipe mah butt!
--> '''Bill:''' And I walk in there, and he has ''assumed the position.''
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-->'''Bill Engvall:''' I'll tell you, it's a real slap in the face when you walk onto a college campus with your daughter and you catch some guy checking her out. ''(murmurs of agreement)'' Yeah. Then I realized it ''was'' a slap in the face; my wife caught me checking out college chicks. ''(laughter)'' "Sorry, [[ImAManICantHelpIt I'm a guy]]."

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-->'''Bill Engvall:''' -->'''Bill:''' I'll tell you, it's a real slap in the face when you walk onto a college campus with your daughter and you catch some guy checking her out. ''(murmurs of agreement)'' Yeah. Then I realized it ''was'' a slap in the face; my wife caught me checking out college chicks. ''(laughter)'' "Sorry, [[ImAManICantHelpIt I'm a guy]]."



-->'''Bill''': [[InsultBackfire You can't tell anyone to kiss your ass on a scooter! They just might!]]

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-->'''Bill''': -->'''Bill:''' [[InsultBackfire You can't tell anyone to kiss your ass on a scooter! They just might!]]



-->'''Daughter''': This wouldn't have happened if you used [=SMOG=].
-->'''Bill''': [=SMOG=]?
-->'''Daughter''': Signal, Mirrors, Over the shoulder, than Go.
-->'''Bill''': They teach you that in Driver's Ed? How about this one [=SUIT=]? S-U-I-T, Shut Up Immature Teenager!

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-->'''Daughter''': -->'''Emily:''' This wouldn't have happened if you used [=SMOG=].
-->'''Bill''': -->'''Bill:''' [=SMOG=]?
-->'''Daughter''': -->'''Emily:''' Signal, Mirrors, Over the shoulder, than Go.
-->'''Bill''': -->'''Bill:''' They teach you that in Driver's Ed? How about this one [=SUIT=]? S-U-I-T, Shut Up Immature Teenager!



'''Bill's wife:''' Bill?!\\

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'''Bill's wife:''' Bill?!\\'''Gail:''' ''Bill.''


* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: As he had done previously with Creator/JeffFoxworthy, record producer Scott Rouse sampled some of Engvall's standup bits into original songs with a chorus sung by a session vocalist or famous country artist. The most successful was "Here's Your Sign (Get the Picture)", which took some "here's your sign" jokes from the first album and set them to music with a chorus sung by Travis Tritt. Later albums got a little more adventrous, with tracks such as "I'm a Cheap Drunk" that actually feature Engvall talk-singing original material.

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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: As he had done previously with Creator/JeffFoxworthy, record producer Scott Rouse sampled some of Engvall's standup bits into original songs with a chorus sung by a session vocalist or famous country artist. The most successful was "Here's Your Sign (Get the Picture)", which took some "here's your sign" jokes from the first album and set them to music with a chorus sung by Travis Tritt.Music/TravisTritt. Later albums got a little more adventrous, with tracks such as "I'm a Cheap Drunk" that actually feature Engvall talk-singing original material.

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* DistractedByTheSexy: He discusses looking at colleges with his daughter:
-->'''Bill Engvall:''' I'll tell you, it's a real slap in the face when you walk onto a college campus with your daughter and you catch some guy checking her out. ''(murmurs of agreement)'' Yeah. Then I realized it ''was'' a slap in the face; my wife caught me checking out college chicks. ''(laughter)'' "Sorry, [[ImAManICantHelpIt I'm a guy]]."


* TheDitz: One sign-winner he brings up once asked him, on the first floor of a building, if the elevator he was waiting on went up. Bill jokingly informs the poor sap that this one goes sideways, and that the "up" elevators are down the hall.
-->'''''HE WALKED AWAY!!'''''



* TheDitz: One sign-winner he brings up once asked him, on the first floor of a building, if the elevator he was waiting on went up. Bill jokingly informs the poor sap that this one goes sideways, and that the "up" elevators are down the hall.
-->'''''HE WALKED AWAY!!'''''


* IdealizedSex: Referenced in a skit on his first album, where he points out that he learned from experience the differences between idealized and real sex. For instance, apparently you can't rip a woman's panties off unless there's already a hole in them.

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* IdealizedSex: Referenced in a skit on his first album, where he points out that he learned from experience the differences between idealized and real sex. For instance, apparently you can't rip a woman's panties off unless there's already a hole in them.them, and rolling off the bed onto the floor doesn't spice things up, it just results in pain.


-->'''Bill''': "That sounds ''superb,'' my friend! I've never seen Vicodinland from 300 feet in the air before!" [...] At 300 feet, the rope jerked -- and apparently, this was enough of a jerk to jerk me out of Vicodinland and into Realityland. I'm 300 feet in the air. [[OhCrap I'm scared of heights]]. [...] I ''literally'' walked on water, ran back to my hotel room, ate the other half of the Vicodin and watched AnimalPlanet.

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-->'''Bill''': "That sounds ''superb,'' my friend! I've never seen Vicodinland from 300 feet in the air before!" [...] At 300 feet, the rope jerked -- and apparently, this was enough of a jerk to jerk me out of Vicodinland and into Realityland. I'm 300 feet in the air. [[OhCrap I'm scared of heights]]. [...] I ''literally'' walked on water, ran back to my hotel room, ate the other half of the Vicodin and watched AnimalPlanet.Creator/AnimalPlanet.

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* CoolOldGuy: Despite Bill's insistence that he's actually an utter dork, he now officially qualifies for this trope at age 60.


* Bowdlerized: Possibly. His reaction to his wife scaring off a prize specimen of a deer the one time he took her deer hunting comes to one of two endings.

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* Bowdlerized: {{Bowdlerized}}: Possibly. His reaction to his wife scaring off a prize specimen of a deer the one time he took her deer hunting comes to one of two endings.

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