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* GrowingUpSucks: Mitch's message to kindergarten students.
-->'''Mitch:''' Value this time in your life, kids, because this is the time in your life when you still have your choices, and it goes by so fast. When you're a teenager, you think you can do anything, and you do. Your twenties are a blur. Thirties - you raise your family, you make a little money and you think to yourself: 'What happened to my twenties?' Forties - you grow a little pot belly, you grow another chin. The music starts to get too loud and one of your old girlfriends from high school becomes a grandmother. Fifties - you have a minor surgery. You'll call it a 'procedure', but it's a surgery. Sixties - you'll have a major surgery, the music is still loud but it doesn't matter because you can't hear it anyway. Seventies - you and the wife retire to Fort Lauderdale. You start eating dinner at two o'clock in the afternoon, you have lunch around ten, breakfast the night before. You spend most of your time wandering around malls looking for the ultimate soft yogurt and muttering: 'How come the kids don't call?' 'How come the kids don't call?' The eighties, you'll have a major stroke. You end up babbling to some Jamaican nurse who your wife can't stand but who you call mama. Any questions?

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* AdultFear: Being 50 and feeling like you've wasted your entire life, which Phil has a breakdown over.

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* AssShove: Happens to Mitch in the first film during the run from the buffaloes, getting gored by one of the horns before the opening credits. After said credits, he's seen at a doctor getting fixed up.

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* SpeedSex: Mitch does this with his wife in the sequel when he notices a piece of paper tucked away in Curly's cowboy hat. While his wife goes into the bathroom after the sex, Mitch pulls it out and notices that it is a secret treasure map.

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* DestinationDefenestration: When Phil is forced to jump onto a Spanish flagpole to avoid the bulls in Pamplona, another spectator jumps through the nearby store's window.


* AwardBaitSong: "Where Did My Heart Go?" by Marc Shaiman.

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* AwardBaitSong: "Where "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--MXf--mS50 Where Did My Heart Go?" Go?]]" by Marc Shaiman.James Ingram.


''City Slickers'' is a 1991 {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood and starring Creator/BillyCrystal, Daniel Stern, Creator/BrunoKirby, Creator/HelenSlater, and Creator/JackPalance.

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''City Slickers'' is a 1991 {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood and starring Creator/BillyCrystal, Daniel Stern, Creator/DanielStern, Creator/BrunoKirby, Creator/HelenSlater, and Creator/JackPalance.


* BigLittleBrother: Mitch's brother Glen in the second film. Glen even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this in his first scene.

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* BigLittleBrother: Mitch's brother Glen in the second film.film (Creator/BillyCrystal is 5'6 while Creator/JonLovitz is 5'9). Glen even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this in his first scene.


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Jack Palance's performance and Curly won him the 1991 UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor and AFI ranked the film as #86 on its "100 Laugh" list. Followed in 1994 by ''City Slickers II: [[StockSubtitle The Legend of Curly's Gold]],'' which was not as well-received as the original.

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Jack Palance's performance and as Curly won him the 1991 UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor and AFI ranked the film as #86 on its "100 Laugh" list. Followed in 1994 by ''City Slickers II: [[StockSubtitle The Legend of Curly's Gold]],'' which was not as well-received as the original.


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Jack Palance won the 1991 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Curly and AFI ranked the film as #86 on its "100 Laugh" list. ''City Slickers'' was followed in 1994 by ''City Slickers II: [[StockSubtitle The Legend of Curly's Gold]],'' which was not as well-received as the original.

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Jack Palance Palance's performance and Curly won him the 1991 Academy Award UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Curly and AFI ranked the film as #86 on its "100 Laugh" list. ''City Slickers'' was followed Followed in 1994 by ''City Slickers II: [[StockSubtitle The Legend of Curly's Gold]],'' which was not as well-received as the original.


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''City Slickers'' (1991) is a {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood. The main stars were Creator/BillyCrystal, Daniel Stern, Creator/HelenSlater, Creator/JackPalance and Creator/BrunoKirby. The film is about a group of men experiencing a collective midlife crisis. Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is an advertising manager at a radio station who's increasingly disillusioned with the lack of meaning he sees in his job and his life. Phil Berquist (Stern) is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a sexless marriage with an overbearing wife, and Ed Furillo (Kirby) is a successful businessman and playboy, struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.

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''City Slickers'' (1991) is a 1991 {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood. The main stars were Underwood and starring Creator/BillyCrystal, Daniel Stern, Creator/BrunoKirby, Creator/HelenSlater, Creator/JackPalance and Creator/BrunoKirby. Creator/JackPalance.

The film is about a group of men experiencing a collective midlife crisis. Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is an advertising manager at a radio station who's increasingly disillusioned with the lack of meaning he sees in his job and his life. Phil Berquist (Stern) is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a sexless marriage with an overbearing wife, and wife. And Ed Furillo (Kirby) is a successful businessman and playboy, struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.


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''City Slickers'' (1991) is a {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood. The main stars were Creator/BillyCrystal, Daniel Stern, Creator/HelenSlater, Jack Palance and Creator/BrunoKirby. The film is about a group of men experiencing a collective midlife crisis. Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is an advertising manager at a radio station who's increasingly disillusioned with the lack of meaning he sees in his job and his life. Phil Berquist (Stern) is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a sexless marriage with an overbearing wife, and Ed Furillo (Kirby) is a successful businessman and playboy, struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.

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''City Slickers'' (1991) is a {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood. The main stars were Creator/BillyCrystal, Daniel Stern, Creator/HelenSlater, Jack Palance Creator/JackPalance and Creator/BrunoKirby. The film is about a group of men experiencing a collective midlife crisis. Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is an advertising manager at a radio station who's increasingly disillusioned with the lack of meaning he sees in his job and his life. Phil Berquist (Stern) is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a sexless marriage with an overbearing wife, and Ed Furillo (Kirby) is a successful businessman and playboy, struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.


''City Slickers'' (1991) is a {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood. The main stars were Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Creator/HelenSlater, Jack Palance and Creator/BrunoKirby. The film is about a group of men experiencing a collective midlife crisis. Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is an advertising manager at a radio station who's increasingly disillusioned with the lack of meaning he sees in his job and his life. Phil Berquist (Stern) is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a sexless marriage with an overbearing wife, and Ed Furillo (Kirby) is a successful businessman and playboy, struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.

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''City Slickers'' (1991) is a {{Western}} {{Comedy}} film, directed by Ron Underwood. The main stars were Billy Crystal, Creator/BillyCrystal, Daniel Stern, Creator/HelenSlater, Jack Palance and Creator/BrunoKirby. The film is about a group of men experiencing a collective midlife crisis. Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is an advertising manager at a radio station who's increasingly disillusioned with the lack of meaning he sees in his job and his life. Phil Berquist (Stern) is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a sexless marriage with an overbearing wife, and Ed Furillo (Kirby) is a successful businessman and playboy, struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.


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* ActorAllusion: In the second film, Glenn (played by Creator/JonLovitz) tried to "milk" Norman. This could be an allusion to his character in ''Film/ALeagueOfTheirOwn'', who chaffed at the characters played by Creator/GeenaDavis and Creator/LoriPetty milking cows.

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