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* LamarckWasRight: Lenny's friends all tell him that his son's natural mother must be a genius because his son is. Linda immediately relieves Lenny of that idea.


When he discovers his adopted son is a [[ChildProdigy genius]], a New York sportswriter (played by Allen) seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute (Mira Sorvino, who won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for her role).

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When he discovers his adopted son is a [[ChildProdigy genius]], a New York sportswriter (played by Allen) seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute (Mira Sorvino, who won the an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for her role).


-->'''Lenny:''' ... '''''Judy Cum'''''?!


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-->'''Lenny:''' ... '''''Judy Cum'''''?!


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* TheDitz: The prostitute and the her DistaffCounterpart that Lenny set her up with, an onion farmer.



* TheDitz: The prostitute and the her DistaffCounterpart that Lenny set her up with, an onion farmer.


* BrainlessBeauty: Linda, the DumbBlonde prostitute is played by the shapely Mira Sorvino.


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* BiggerIsBetterInBed: The first thing Linda asks Lenny about Kevin is if he has a big dick.


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* BrainlessBeauty: Linda, the DumbBlonde prostitute is played by the shapely Mira Sorvino.


Creator/WoodyAllen wrote, directed and starred in this 1995 comedy. When he discovers his adopted son is a [[ChildProdigy genius]], a New York sportswriter (played by Allen) seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute (Mira Sorvino, who won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for her role).

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Creator/WoodyAllen wrote, directed and starred in this 1995 comedy.

When he discovers his adopted son is a [[ChildProdigy genius]], a New York sportswriter (played by Allen) seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute (Mira Sorvino, who won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for her role).role).


Creator/WoodyAllen wrote, directed and starred in this 1995 comedy. When he discovers his adopted son is a [[ChildProdigy genius]], a New York sportswriter (played by Allen) seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute (Mira Sorvino, who won the AcademyAward for her role).

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Creator/WoodyAllen wrote, directed and starred in this 1995 comedy. When he discovers his adopted son is a [[ChildProdigy genius]], a New York sportswriter (played by Allen) seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute (Mira Sorvino, who won the AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for her role).

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-->'''Chorus:''' Look, here's a man who killed his father and slept with his mother.\\
'''Jocasta:''' I hate to tell you what they call my son in Harlem.

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* HistoricalInJoke: Many, such as a FunnyBackgroundEvent of Oedipus wandering around with his hands outstretched, bumping into things.

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* MeaningfulName: Linda means "pretty" in Spanish. Linda points this out to Lenny.


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-->'''Linda:''' ''(showing Lenny an antique watch)'' See, as the mainspring goes back and forth, the bishop keeps fucking her in the ass!


* MagicRealism: Loads of it. For example, it's foretold Lenny would receive bad news from the blind seer Tiresias at The Acropolis. Tiresias, a blind homeless guy played by Jack Warden, in front of a Greek restaurant called Acropolis.



* TheDitz: The prositute and the her DistaffCounterpart that Lenny set her up with, an onion farmer.

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* TheDitz: The prositute prostitute and the her DistaffCounterpart that Lenny set her up with, an onion farmer.

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* TheCassandra:
-->'''Lenny:''' Oh for God's sake, you're such a Cassandra!\\
'''Cassandra:''' I am not "such a Cassandra". I '''am''' Cassandra!

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* InteractiveNarrator: Lenny converses with the GreekChorus leader (F. Murray Abraham).

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: [[spoiler: The film broadly hints Lenny and Amanda are going to split and end up with new partners. They end up admitting, yes, they really do love each other and remain married.]]

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