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* TheStoner: Doc and most of his friends smoke weed. He even gets into an argument with Shasta over it.

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* TheStoner: Doc and most of his friends smoke weed. He even gets into an argument with Shasta Penny over it.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: A DeconstructiveParody of the neo-noir genre that stars a sleazy, pot-smoking slacker (whose nickname begins with a "D") who gets roped into a KudzuPlot involving a bunch of [[GenreRefugee Genre Refugees]]. [[TheBigLebowski Sound familiar?]]


* SpiritualSuccessor: A DeconstructiveParody of the neo-noir genre that stars a sleazy, pot-smoking slacker (whose nickname begins with a "D") who gets roped into a KudzuPlot involving a bunch of [[GenreRefugee Genre Refugees]]. [[TheBigLebowski Sound familiar?]]


* SpiritualSuccessor: A DeconstructiveParody of the neo-noir genre that stars a sleazy, pot-smoking slacker (whose nickname begins with a "D") that gets roped into a KudzuPlot with numerous plot threads involving a bunch of [[GenreRefugee Genre Refugees]]. [[TheBigLebowski Sound familiar?]]

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* SpiritualSuccessor: A DeconstructiveParody of the neo-noir genre that stars a sleazy, pot-smoking slacker (whose nickname begins with a "D") that who gets roped into a KudzuPlot with numerous plot threads involving a bunch of [[GenreRefugee Genre Refugees]]. [[TheBigLebowski Sound familiar?]]


* SpiritualSuccessor: A DeconstructiveParody of the Neo-noir genre that stars a sleazy, pot-smoking slacker (whose nickname begins with a "D") that gets roped into a KudzuPlot with numerous plot threads involving a bunch of [[GenreRefugee Genre Refugees]]. [[TheBigLebowski Sound familiar?]]

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* SpiritualSuccessor: A DeconstructiveParody of the Neo-noir neo-noir genre that stars a sleazy, pot-smoking slacker (whose nickname begins with a "D") that gets roped into a KudzuPlot with numerous plot threads involving a bunch of [[GenreRefugee Genre Refugees]]. [[TheBigLebowski Sound familiar?]]

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* SpiritualSuccessor: A DeconstructiveParody of the Neo-noir genre that stars a sleazy, pot-smoking slacker (whose nickname begins with a "D") that gets roped into a KudzuPlot with numerous plot threads involving a bunch of [[GenreRefugee Genre Refugees]]. [[TheBigLebowski Sound familiar?]]


* BunnyEarsLawyer: Doc is a ridiculously laid back hipster who spends most of his time getting high. Despite this, he is very good at infiltrating places, gathering information, and is incredibly street smart. Say what you want about his living circumstances, the man is good at what he does. [[NoRespectGuy Not that the cops would ever admit it.]]

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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Doc is a ridiculously laid back lazy, pot-smoking hipster who spends most of his time getting high. free-time lounging around doing nothing. Despite this, he is a very good at infiltrating places, gathering information, tenacious private eye skilled in subterfuge, infiltration, and is incredibly street smart. investigation. Say what you want about his living circumstances, lifestyle, the man is good at what he does. [[NoRespectGuy Not that the cops would ever admit it.]]


* BunnyEarsLawyer: Doc is a ridiculously laid back hipster who spends most of his time getting high. Despite this, he is very good at infiltrating places, gathering information, and is incredibly street smart. Say what you want about his living circumstances, the man is a valuable informant. [[NoRespectGuy Not that the cops would ever admit it.]]

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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Doc is a ridiculously laid back hipster who spends most of his time getting high. Despite this, he is very good at infiltrating places, gathering information, and is incredibly street smart. Say what you want about his living circumstances, the man is a valuable informant.good at what he does. [[NoRespectGuy Not that the cops would ever admit it.]]

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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Doc is a ridiculously laid back hipster who spends most of his time getting high. Despite this, he is very good at infiltrating places, gathering information, and is incredibly street smart. Say what you want about his living circumstances, the man is a valuable informant. [[NoRespectGuy Not that the cops would ever admit it.]]


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* KavorkaMan: Doc is very popular with the ladies despite being a sleazy pothead.


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* NoRespectGuy: Doc is a capable private investigator and a valuable informant for the police. Despite this, he is treated with nothing but contempt by them due to being a pot-smoking hippie.


* LastSupperSteal: A stoner pizza party is framed to look like The Last Supper, with Coy Harlingen, an innocent party victimized by events, in the center.

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* LastSupperSteal: A stoner pizza party is framed to look like The Last Supper, ''Art/TheLastSupper'', with Coy Harlingen, an innocent party victimized by events, in the center.


Doc Sportello (Phoenix) lives in the fictional Southern California town of Gordita Beach in 1970, working as a private investigator while also getting high a lot. One day his ex-girlfriend, Shasta Fay Hepworth (Katherine Waterston), shows up and asks him to take on a case regarding her lover, real-estate developer Mickey Wolfmann. Shasta believes Mickey's wife and Mickey's wife's lover are consipiring to take his money and have him committed. Meanwhile, a gangster named Tariq Khalil hires Doc to find Glen Charlock, another ex-convict who owes him money--and happens to be one of Mickey Wolfmann's bodyguards. Doc gets hired on still a third case when Hope Harlingen asks him to find her husband, Coy. Coy's been reported dead, but Hope doesn't believe it.

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Doc Sportello (Phoenix) lives in the fictional Southern California town of Gordita Beach in 1970, working as a private investigator while also getting high a lot. One day his ex-girlfriend, Shasta Fay Hepworth (Katherine Waterston), (Creator/KatherineWaterston), shows up and asks him to take on a case regarding her lover, real-estate developer Mickey Wolfmann. Shasta believes Mickey's wife and Mickey's wife's lover are consipiring to take his money and have him committed. Meanwhile, a gangster named Tariq Khalil hires Doc to find Glen Charlock, another ex-convict who owes him money--and happens to be one of Mickey Wolfmann's bodyguards. Doc gets hired on still a third case when Hope Harlingen asks him to find her husband, Coy. Coy's been reported dead, but Hope doesn't believe it.


* CallBack: After Doc and Shasta have sex, he asks if this means they're back together, and she says "Of course not". The last scene of the movie has Doc and Shasta driving somewhere in a car. She asks if this means they're back together, and he says "Of course not". Cue AsideGlance and smile.

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* CallBack: After Doc and Shasta have sex, he asks if this means they're she casually declares "this doesn't mean we're back together, together," and she says he agrees "Of course not". The last scene of the movie has Doc and Shasta driving somewhere in a car. She asks if this means they're back together, He echoes her line from before, and he says "Of course not".she replies in kind. Cue AsideGlance and smile.


* ActorAllusion: Clancy Charlook says her "preference" is dating two guys simultaneously (and exits Doc's office with two bikers). She is played by a pornographic actress known for that kind of scene.


* ActorAllusion: Clancy Charlook says her "preference" is dating two guys simultaneously (and exits Doc's office with two bikers). She is played by a pornographic actress known for that kind of scene.



* DirtyCop: Bigfoot tries to frame Doc by setting him up with a huge amount of heroin stolen from the ''Golden Fang''. It's also implied that he had his old partner murdered.

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* DirtyCop: Bigfoot tries to frame Doc by setting him up with a huge amount of heroin stolen from the ''Golden Fang''. It's also implied that he had his old partner murdered.murdered, or arranged for Doc to kill the man responsible in revenge.


* CreatorCameo: Several news reports stated, and Josh Brolin also reported, that author Thomas Pynchon has a cameo somewhere in the movie. Nothing has ever been confirmed, not surprisingly given the famously reclusive Pynchon, who has gone decades without being photographed. (One of the rumors was that Pynchon's hand is wielding the blackjack that comes down on Doc's head at the massage parlor.)

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* CreatorCameo: Several news reports stated, and Josh Brolin also reported, that author Thomas Pynchon has a cameo somewhere in the movie. Nothing has ever been confirmed, not surprisingly given the famously reclusive Pynchon, who has gone decades without being photographed. (One One of the rumors was that Pynchon's hand is wielding the blackjack that comes down on Doc's head at the massage parlor.)

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