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* BrainlessBeauty: Kelly, the local clinic's nurse and receptionist (as well as the diner waitress and assistant fire chief), is a pretty young woman who can't count to six and spends a painfully long time describing an IncrediblyLamePun.

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* BrainlessBeauty: Kelly, the local clinic's nurse and receptionist (as well as the diner waitress and assistant fire chief), is a pretty young woman who can't count to six and spends a painfully long time describing an IncrediblyLamePun.{{Pun}}.


* BaldOfAwesome: Marshal Henderson is a bald man who, after being wounded by a hitman, yells for Meryl to leave him in the hallway and close the door to keep the killer from getting inside.


* BabiesEverAfter: Meryl and Paul have attempted this before, and they've been unsuccessful, kicking off the rift in their marriage.

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* BabiesEverAfter: Meryl and Paul have attempted this before, and they've been unsuccessful, kicking off the rift in their marriage. [[spoiler: In the epilogue, they not only go through with adopting an infant daughter, but Meryl is already pregnant with a new baby.]]



* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Paul and Meryl are inspired to name their newly adopted infant daughter "Rae", after the town (Ray, Wyoming) that saved their marriage.]]



* RuleOfSymbolism: Deconstructed in the opening. Since he can't adopt a star as an apology gift, Paul's assistant offers that Paul could adopt a black hole for Meryl. Given how failure to start a family started the conflict, Paul is more than aware that a black hole might send the wrong message.


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* {{Symbolism}}: In-Universe. Since he can't adopt a star as an apology gift, Paul's assistant offers that Paul could adopt a black hole for Meryl. Given how failure to start a family started their marriage problems, Paul is more than aware that [[{{Deconstruction}} a black hole might send the wrong message]].

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* BaldOfAwesome: Marshal Henderson is a bald man who, after being wounded by a hitman, yells for Meryl to leave him in the hallway and close the door to keep the killer from getting inside.


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* BrainlessBeauty: Kelly, the local clinic's nurse and receptionist (as well as the diner waitress and assistant fire chief), is a pretty young woman who can't count to six and spends a painfully long time describing an IncrediblyLamePun.


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* NiceToTheWaiter: The Morgans are polite, patient, and concerned with the people around them. Notably, Meryl says hi to her estranged husband's assistant Adam and says that the Marshall guarding her New York apartment has been on duty for a long time and could use a break. While in Wyoming, they are quick to lend their professional services to help the local doctor sell his mother's house, and Earl prepare his will.
* ObnoxiousInLaws: The Morgans reflect that during their wedding, Paul's mother yelled "He doesn't!" During the "I do's."


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* RaisedByGrandparents: Diner owner Earl Granger takes care of his granddaughter because her father is in poor health and her mother is in the army.


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* BabiesEverAfter: Meryl and Paul have attempted this before, and they've been unsuccessful, kicking off the rift in their marriage.

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* BrutalHonesty: Clay has an abundance of this. [[spoiler: Reconstructed when he brusquely gets to the heart of the issue and tells Paul and Meryl to ''just make it work''.]]


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* RuleOfSymbolism: Deconstructed in the opening. Since he can't adopt a star as an apology gift, Paul's assistant offers that Paul could adopt a black hole for Meryl. Given how failure to start a family started the conflict, Paul is more than aware that a black hole might send the wrong message.

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Paul (Grant) and Meryl (Parker) are a yuppie couple from UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity going through a separation when they witness a brutal murder. When the murderer actually comes after them, the government secretly whisks them off to a ranch owned by a marshal (Creator/SamElliot) and his wife (Creator/MarySteenburgen) near the tiny town of Ray, Wyoming. While they are there, Paul and Meryl begin rebonding with each other, while the killer uses every method in the book to hunt them down.

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Paul (Grant) and Meryl (Parker) are a yuppie couple from UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity going through a separation when they witness a brutal murder. When the murderer actually comes after them, the government secretly whisks them off to a ranch owned by a marshal (Creator/SamElliot) (Creator/SamElliott) and his wife (Creator/MarySteenburgen) near the tiny town of Ray, Wyoming. While they are there, Paul and Meryl begin rebonding with each other, while the killer uses every method in the book to hunt them down.


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''Did You Hear About the Morgans?'' is a 2009 RomanticComedy about a yuppie couple from UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity, Paul (Creator/HughGrant) and Meryl (Creator/SarahJessicaParker), going through a separation when they witness a brutal murder. When the murderer actually comes after them, the government secretly whisks them off to a ranch owned by a marshal (Sam Elliot) and his wife (Mary Steenburgen) near the tiny town of Ray, Wyoming. While they are there, Paul and Meryl begin rebonding with each other, while the killer uses every method in the book to hunt them down.

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''Did You Hear About the Morgans?'' is a 2009 RomanticComedy about written and directed by Marc Lawrence, starring Creator/HughGrant and Creator/SarahJessicaParker.

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a yuppie couple from UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity, Paul (Creator/HughGrant) and Meryl (Creator/SarahJessicaParker), UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity going through a separation when they witness a brutal murder. When the murderer actually comes after them, the government secretly whisks them off to a ranch owned by a marshal (Sam Elliot) (Creator/SamElliot) and his wife (Mary Steenburgen) (Creator/MarySteenburgen) near the tiny town of Ray, Wyoming. While they are there, Paul and Meryl begin rebonding with each other, while the killer uses every method in the book to hunt them down.down.

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* BearsAreBadNews: Paul certainly thinks so, developing a severe (although fairly rational) fear of the beast as soon as he sees a warning poster about them, and stocks up on anti-bear spray at the first opportunity. [[spoiler: It does not help him.]]


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* ShutUpKiss: Paul's assistant does this to Meryl's assistant when she tries to contact the Morgans in violation of the witness protection. She tazes him in response. Although she's really sorry about it because she reacted on instinct thanks to her self-defense training.


* DitzyBlonde: Despite being a nurse, Kelly gets confused about what number comes after five.

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* DitzyBlonde: DumbBlonde: Despite being a nurse, Kelly gets confused about what number comes after five.



* ImprobableAimingSkills: [[spoiler: Clay manages to knock the killer unconscious with a thrown horseshoe.]]


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* ImprobableAimingSkills: [[spoiler: Clay manages to knock the killer unconscious with a thrown horseshoe.]]


* {{Adorkable}}: Hugh Grant as usual.
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Ray, Wyoming, is actually Roy, New Mexico.



* FishOutOfWater: Paul and Meryl

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* [[CaliforniaDoubling New Mexico Doubling]]: Ray, Wyoming, is actually Roy, New Mexico.


* HappilyMarried: Clay and Emma. Emma mentions that they have had their struggles in the past but thinks that's normal for a couple who's been married as long as they have.

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* HappilyMarried: Clay and Emma. Emma mentions that they have had their struggles in the past but thinks that's normal for a couple who's been married as long as they have. [[spoiler: Paul and Meryl by the end.]]


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* PairTheSpares: Paul and Meryl's assistants end up together.

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* DitzyBlonde: Despite being a nurse, Kelly gets confused about what number comes after five.

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