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* InfantImmortality: Surprisingly, in a movie about a killer ice cream man, he doesn't kill any kids.

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* InfantImmortality: ImprobableInfantSurvival: Surprisingly, in a movie about a killer ice cream man, he doesn't kill any kids.

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* VigilanteMan: Jacob, who insists he's basically a cop already and is only lacking the badge.


* GrossUpCloseUp: The cop eating the ice cream with an eyeball in it. The camera stays locked in on his chewing lips for an uncomfortably long shot.

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* GrossUpCloseUp: The cop detective eating the ice cream with an eyeball in it. The camera stays locked in on his chewing lips for an uncomfortably long shot.

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* {{Leitmotif}}: Gregory is frequently accompanied by that distinctive ice cream truck jingle.

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* GrossUpCloseUp: The cop eating the ice cream with an eyeball in it. The camera stays locked in on his chewing lips for an uncomfortably long shot.

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It was given the Podcast/RiffTrax treatment in 2018.


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'''''Ice Cream Man''''' is a 1995 horror film starring Creator/ClintHoward.

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'''''Ice ''Ice Cream Man''''' Man'' is a 1995 horror film starring Creator/ClintHoward.

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* TerrifyingPetStoreRat: Whenever we see inside Gregory's truck, there are white mice and Madagascar hissing cockroaches wandering placidly around the ice cream and bloody eyes.

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* InfantImmortality: Surprisingly, in a movie about a killer ice cream man, he doesn't kill any kids.


* BondOneLiner: Greogry gives one after killing a girl with an icepick.
-->That's what I call a brain freeze.

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* BondOneLiner: BondOneLiner:
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Greogry gives one after killing a girl with an icepick.
-->That's --->That's what I call a brain freeze.



-->Who's the Pied Piper now, ice cream dick?

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-->Who's --->Who's the Pied Piper now, ice cream dick?



* NoNameGiven: End credits give the name of the crazy doctor that runs the sanitarum as Crazy Doctor.

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* NoNameGiven: NoNameGiven:
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End credits give the name of the crazy doctor that runs the sanitarum as Crazy Doctor.



* OffWithHisHead: Gregory holds an improptu puppet show with severed heads of the policemen that were sent to trail him to the kids in the climax.

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* OffWithHisHead: Gregory holds an improptu puppet show to the kids with severed heads of the policemen that were sent to trail him to the kids in the climax.

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* TheVillainKnowsWhereYouLive: The eponymous man [[LampshadeHanging uses the exact line]]: "You little turds are gonna have to realize you can't run from the ice cream man! I know where you live! If you tell anyone, I'll get your mom and dad!"


* IronicEcho: When Gregory asks some questions from Det. Maldwyn about their case, he tells him that is is classified. When Maldwyn moments later asks Gregory about his ice cream, he tells him that itis classified.

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* IronicEcho: When Gregory asks some questions from Det. Maldwyn about their case, he tells him that is is classified. When Maldwyn moments later asks Gregory about his ice cream, he tells him that itis it's classified.


* ProductPlacement: The film was sponsored by Coverse Shoes, and there are lots of shots of characters wearing them.

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* ProductPlacement: The film was sponsored by Coverse Converse Shoes, and there are lots of shots of characters wearing them.


-->--'''Gregory Tudor'''

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-->--'''Gregory -->-- '''Gregory Tudor'''



* TheEndOrIsIt: The ending poses the question Will Small Paul get over his time with Gregory or [[YouKillItYouBoughtIt become just like him]].

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* TheEndOrIsIt: The ending poses the question Will if Small Paul can get over his time with Gregory or [[YouKillItYouBoughtIt will he become just like him]].

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