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* GivingThemTheStrip: When the cabbies haul Albert from the kidnappers' van and his captors keep hold of his feet, Tyrone asks him if he's still wearing his father's oversized cowboy boots. Albert confirms this, so Tyrone swerves the cabbies' vehicle sideways and Albert's feet slip loose, leaving the baddies clutching his footwear.


* AdvertisedExtra / BillingDisplacement: Creator/MrT is so associated with this movie, it's called ''Mr. T and Company'' in some markets, despite the small amount of screen time he actually gets. It's so bad that in some markets, the poster solely consists of ''[[https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4082/4923761987_e4cafe598b_b.jpg a picture of Mr. T]]'', without even so much as hinting at the actual plot.

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* AdvertisedExtra / BillingDisplacement: AdvertisedExtra: Creator/MrT is so associated with this movie, it's called ''Mr. T and Company'' in some markets, despite the small amount of screen time he actually gets. It's so bad that in some markets, the poster solely consists of ''[[https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4082/4923761987_e4cafe598b_b.jpg a picture of Mr. T]]'', without even so much as hinting at the actual plot.



** Dell is another one, repeatedly hitting on his boss Harold's wife Myrna in [[CrossesTheLineTwice exceedingly vulgar fashion]]. ''[[WhatAnIdiot While they're eating breakfast together]] [[RefugeInAudacity at the same restaurant table.]]''

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** Dell is another one, repeatedly hitting on his boss Harold's wife Myrna in [[CrossesTheLineTwice exceedingly vulgar fashion]]. ''[[WhatAnIdiot While fashion. ''While they're eating breakfast together]] [[RefugeInAudacity together at the same restaurant table.]]''''


''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by Creator/JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Creator/GaryBusey, Paul Rodriguez, [[Series/NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], Creator/BillMaher, Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after eight years of [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).

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''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by Creator/JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Creator/GaryBusey, Paul Rodriguez, [[Series/NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], Creator/BillMaher, Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after eight years of [[BarneyMiller [[Series/BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).


The movie was a modest earner, making $16 million domestically. It was critically panned, however; many people complained about the movie's heavy use of Creator/MrT (who was coming off of ''RockyIII'' at the time) in its advertising, despite his character [[BillingDisplacement being just a small part of the ensemble]].

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The movie was a modest earner, making $16 million domestically. It was critically panned, however; many people complained about the movie's heavy use of Creator/MrT (who was coming off of ''RockyIII'' ''Film/RockyIII'' at the time) in its advertising, despite his character [[BillingDisplacement being just a small part of the ensemble]].

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* SeenItAll: The ambassador's kids...at least when it comes to being kidnapped.
-->'''Girl''': Is this your first time being kidnapped?
-->'''Albert''': Yeah.
-->'''Boy''': This is our third.


''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by Creator/JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Creator/GaryBusey, Paul Rodriguez, [[Series/NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after eight years of [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).

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''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by Creator/JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Creator/GaryBusey, Paul Rodriguez, [[Series/NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/BillMaher, Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after eight years of [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).


The movie was a modest earner, making $16 million domestically. It was critically panned, however; many people complained about the movie's heavy use of Creator/MrT in its advertising (he was coming off of ''RockyIII'' at the time), despite his character [[BillingDisplacement being just a small part of the ensemble]].

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The movie was a modest earner, making $16 million domestically. It was critically panned, however; many people complained about the movie's heavy use of Creator/MrT in its advertising (he (who was coming off of ''RockyIII'' at the time), time) in its advertising, despite his character [[BillingDisplacement being just a small part of the ensemble]].


''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[Series/NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after eight years of [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).

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''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. Creator/JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Creator/GaryBusey, Paul Rodriguez, [[Series/NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after eight years of [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).


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''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after eight years of [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).

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''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[NightCourt [[Series/NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after eight years of [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).


''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after the BarneyMiller finale), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).

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''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after the BarneyMiller finale), eight years of [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).


''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).

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''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), the BarneyMiller finale), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).


''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).

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''D.C. Cab'' is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by JoelSchumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, [[NightCourt Marsha Warfield]], [[RealTimeWithBillMaher Bill Maher]], Creator/AdamBaldwin (in his second major role after ''MyBodyguard''), Max Gail (in his first role after [[BarneyMiller Wojciehowicz]]), and Creator/MrT (though only T is [[BillingDisplacement featured on the cover]]).

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* TheStinger: A man gets into Tyrone's cab claiming to be the Angel of Death, demanding to be taken to Hell. Tyrone blithely asks if he has luggage.


* AdvertisedExtra / BillingDisplacement: Creator/MrT is so associated with this movie, it's called ''Mr. T and Company'' in some markets, despite the small amount of screen time he actually gets.

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* AdvertisedExtra / BillingDisplacement: Creator/MrT is so associated with this movie, it's called ''Mr. T and Company'' in some markets, despite the small amount of screen time he actually gets. It's so bad that in some markets, the poster solely consists of ''[[https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4082/4923761987_e4cafe598b_b.jpg a picture of Mr. T]]'', without even so much as hinting at the actual plot.

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* PoliceAreUseless: The FBI agent's attempts to interrogate the nanny about the kidnapping.

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