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* {{Bathos}}: True to the old comics, this movie is **swimming** in it.

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* {{Bathos}}: True to the old comics, this movie is **swimming** ''swimming'' in it.



* RevenantZombie: Nathan Grantham. Harry and Becky are very ''soggy' versions.

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* RevenantZombie: Nathan Grantham. Harry and Becky are very ''soggy' ''soggy'' versions.


* SmugSnake: Richard.

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* %%* SmugSnake: Richard.


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* TechnicallyASmile: Mr. White's big smile is all Upson can see of him through his door's peephole. Mr. White, however, is mockingly humoring the old man when he rants about cockroaches and how everyone is out to get him.


* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: How Bedelia's father was killed.

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* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: How Bedelia's father was killed. Appropriate as well, as her father had her lover murdered the same way.


** Sylvia, who [[spoiler:helped Bedelia kill her father, ends up as part of his birthday cake.]]

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** Sylvia, who [[spoiler:helped Bedelia kill her father, ends up as part of his birthday Father's Day cake.]]

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* ActorAllusion: In "The Crate," during an ImagineSpot, Creator/HalHolbrook uses a [[Film/MagnumForce .44 Magnum]] to off his character's wife.


It had a less well-received (but still mostly good) sequel, ''Film/{{Creepshow 2}}'', which was followed by the unofficial and nowhere near as popular ''Film/{{Creepshow 3}}''. The film would inspire horror anthologies such as ''Series/TalesFromTheCrype'' and ''Series/TalesFromTheDarkside''.

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It had a less well-received (but still mostly good) sequel, ''Film/{{Creepshow 2}}'', which was followed by the unofficial and nowhere near as popular ''Film/{{Creepshow 3}}''. The film would inspire other EC Comics-style horror anthologies such as ''Series/TalesFromTheCrype'' ''Series/TalesFromTheCrypt'' and ''Series/TalesFromTheDarkside''.


It had a less well-received (but still mostly good) sequel, ''Film/{{Creepshow 2}}'', which was followed by the unofficial and nowhere near as popular ''Film/{{Creepshow 3}}''.

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It had a less well-received (but still mostly good) sequel, ''Film/{{Creepshow 2}}'', which was followed by the unofficial and nowhere near as popular ''Film/{{Creepshow 3}}''. \n The film would inspire horror anthologies such as ''Series/TalesFromTheCrype'' and ''Series/TalesFromTheDarkside''.

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* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: How Bedelia's father was killed.
-->'''Aunt Bedelia:''' Sylvia fixed it all. Ashtray back in place. Chair overturned. A fall, Daddy, a bad fall. Nobody could catch us! Nobody! You taught me, you taught Sylvia! You taught us all!

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** Sylvia, who [[spoiler:helped Bedelia kill her father, ends up as part of his birthday cake.]]

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* IdleRich: Most of the Grantham family.


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* MadnessMantra: "Where's my birthday cake?"


* TheEndOrIsIt: [[spoiler: After Jordy Verrill's suicide from]] the alien crabgrass that thrives on water:
-->'''TV Weather Forecaster:''' "...lots of rain. Castle County is going to turn green..."

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* TheEndOrIsIt: TheEndOrIsIt:
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[[spoiler: After Jordy Verrill's suicide from]] the alien crabgrass that thrives on water:
-->'''TV --->'''TV Weather Forecaster:''' "...Forecaster:''' ...lots of rain. Castle County is going to turn green..."green...
** [[spoiler: The creature bursting out of the crate after Henry's dumped it and the crate in the lake. It looks pissed and Henry's probably going to get a very unfriendly visitor.]]

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--->'''Jordy:''' METEOR SHIT!


-->'''Wilma:''' Same old Henry; afraid of your own shadow! You know what, Henry, you’re a regular barnyard exhibit. Sheep’s eyes, chicken guts, piggy friends… and shit for brains! No good at departmental politics, no good at makin’ money, no good at makin’ an impression on anybody… and no good at all in BED! When was the last time ya got it up, Henry? Huh? When was the last time you were a man in our bed? Now get outta my way, Henry, or I swear to God you’ll be wearin’ your balls for earrings!

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-->'''Wilma:''' Same old Henry; afraid of your own shadow! You know what, Henry, you’re a regular barnyard exhibit. Sheep’s eyes, chicken guts, piggy friends… and shit for brains! No good at departmental politics, no good at makin’ money, no good at makin’ an impression on anybody… and no good at all in BED! When was the last time ya got it up, Henry? Huh? When was the last time you were a man in our bed? Now get outta my way, Henry, or I swear to God you’ll be wearin’ your balls for earrings!earrings![[note]]"Just tell him to call you 'Billie'!"[[/note]]


* BreakTheHaughty: What happens to Mr. Pratt.

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* BreakTheHaughty: What happens to Richard and Mr. Pratt.


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* ColdHam: Leslie Nielsen for the most part manages to be hammy while just wearing a smirk.


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** Richard (Leslie Nielson) goes from ColdHam to LargeHam when he gets LaserGuidedKarma.

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