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''Fun with Dick and Jane'' is 1977 satirical comedy film directed by Ted Kotcheff, starring George Segal and Creator/JaneFonda as the title characters.

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''Fun with Dick and Jane'' is 1977 satirical comedy film directed by Ted Kotcheff, starring George Segal Creator/GeorgeSegal and Creator/JaneFonda as the title characters.

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* AlwaysNeedWhatYouGaveUp: Jane taking Dick's advice to quit her job as a travel agent really came back to bite them.

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* TheAtoner: Frank Bascombe, the former CFO of Globaldyne, is guilt-ridden about his part in helping Jack [[=McCallister=]] in ripping off the company and ruining all the company's workers into poverty and is found [[DrowningMySorrows trying to drink himself to death]]. However, Dick and Jane convince him to help them get revenge on Jack and help steal all their and the other Globaldyne workers' money back.


* ThisIsGoingToBeHuge: According to the remake, Enron.

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* ThisIsGoingToBeHuge: According to At the remake, end of the movie, Dick runs into a former colleague who tells him he got a great new job at a company called Enron.


* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Jack sarcastically gives Dick a check for $100 after Dick confront him and Jack gives him a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech. Turns out Jack was playing along until he could get his signature (the initial plan was to get it from a form before Jack noticed) and then gave to Jane, who majored in art, to forge the signatures. As such it was easy enough for Dick to have "Jack" set up a relief fund for the employees. By the time Jack realizes what happened, Dick has already informed the media of his "charity" and his money has been given away.



* LaserGuidedKarma: Jack, he stole all the money from his employees. In the end, he unwittingly gives it all back.

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* LaserGuidedKarma: Jack, he stole all the money from his employees. In the end, he unwittingly gives it all back. Even better Dick, who was made a scapegoat about Globodyne tanking and humiliated on live TV, gets even by having Jack announce his "charity" on live television. Sure to the public he's being altruistic. But to Jack, it just means the millions he swindled are now kaput.


The film was [[TheRemake remade]] in 2005 with JimCarrey and Téa Leoni in the title roles.

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The film was [[TheRemake remade]] in 2005 with JimCarrey Creator/JimCarrey and Téa Leoni in the title roles.

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* TheShowMustGoOn: According to the DVD commentary, Tea Leoni dislocated her shoulder while sliding on the coffeeshop counter. You'll notice that she struggles to hold the things they steal.

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* RippedFromTheHeadlines: The movie was inspired by the 2002 Enron scandal, with Enron's executives sarcastically getting "thanked" in the closing credits.

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* BrickJoke: The beginning of the film establishes that it's set in 2000 just to set up the film's final joke. That being said, the film's entire plot is inspired by the Enron scandal and the ending joke just kind of hammers it home.


* HumiliationConga: To Dick after the Globedyne company collapses.

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* HumiliationConga: To Dick after the Globedyne Globodyne company collapses.



* HumiliationConga: To Dick after the Globedyne company collapses.


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''Fun with Dick and Jane'' is 1977 comedy film. Dick (George Segal) and Jane Harper (Creator/JaneFonda) are two married yuppies, an aerospace engineer and a dedicated homemaker. Dick makes a handsome salary, and both of them spend it as fast as possible (one of Dick's lunches costs a thousand dollars). Dick knows all his colleagues are engaged in bribery, but he's honest enough not to break the law himself. Both Dick and Jane are quite happy.

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''Fun with Dick and Jane'' is 1977 satirical comedy film. film directed by Ted Kotcheff, starring George Segal and Creator/JaneFonda as the title characters.

Dick (George Segal) and Jane Harper (Creator/JaneFonda) are two married yuppies, an aerospace engineer and a dedicated homemaker. Dick makes a handsome salary, and both of them spend it as fast as possible (one of Dick's lunches costs a thousand dollars). Dick knows all his colleagues are engaged in bribery, but he's honest enough not to break the law himself. Both Dick and Jane are quite happy.



Was remade in 2005 with JimCarrey and Téa Leoni in the title roles.

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Was remade The film was [[TheRemake remade]] in 2005 with JimCarrey and Téa Leoni in the title roles.

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* LineOfSightName: Dick makes a phone call, sees some colored napkins in front of him, and comes up with the alias "Officer Redgreen."


* PoliceAreUseless: During the immigration bust scene, Dick drops his wallet after getting punched off a truck who asks for painters. One of the Latino men pick it up and the police mistake him for Dick via a ''picture ID'' by the INS..despite the fact there should be a photo with a clearly Caucasian man in it.

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* PoliceAreUseless: During the immigration bust scene, Dick drops his wallet after getting punched off a truck who asks for painters. One of the Latino men pick it up and the police mistake him for Dick via a ''picture ID'' by the INS..INS, despite the fact there should be a photo with a clearly Caucasian man in it.it.
** And even worse, Dick - a US citizen whose obvious American accent is temporarily obscured by an injury - is deported to Mexico with seemingly no due process, and despite his lack of any Mexican identification documents.

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* CapitalismIsBad: This version is made of this trope, being inspired by the Enron scandal.

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Related InNameOnly to the ''Literature/DickAndJane'' beginning reader books.

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