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On November 4, 1968 -- [[ElectionDayEpisode Election Day]] -- George Roundy (Beatty), a Beverly Hills hairdresser, is trying to get enough money so he can open his own shop. He's also trying to juggle the demands of the women in his life, including Jill (Hawn), a model who's his current girlfriend, Felicia (Grant), a rich housewife and one of George's best customers (both in the shop and in bed), who offers to set George up with her tycoon husband Lester (Warden) for the money he needs, and Jackie (Christie), Jill's best friend, Lester's current mistress, and George's ex-girlfriend, whom he's still in love with.

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On November 4, 1968 -- [[ElectionDayEpisode Election Day]] -- George Roundy (Beatty), a Beverly Hills hairdresser, is trying to get enough money so he can open his own shop. He's also trying to juggle the demands of the women in his life, including Jill (Hawn), a model who's his current girlfriend, girlfriend; Felicia (Grant), a rich housewife and one of George's best customers (both in the shop and in bed), who offers to set George up with her tycoon husband Lester (Warden) for the money he needs, needs; and Jackie (Christie), Jill's best friend, Lester's current mistress, and George's ex-girlfriend, whom he's still in love with.


''Shampoo'' is a 1975 satirical comedy-drama film directed by Creator/HalAshby, starring Creator/WarrenBeatty (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Creator/RobertTowne and produced the film), Creator/JulieChristie, Creator/GoldieHawn, Creator/LeeGrant, Creator/JackWarden, Creator/TonyBill, and (in one of her earliest roles) Creator/CarrieFisher.

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''Shampoo'' is a 1975 satirical comedy-drama film directed by Creator/HalAshby, starring Creator/WarrenBeatty (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Creator/RobertTowne and produced the film), Creator/JulieChristie, Creator/GoldieHawn, Creator/LeeGrant, Creator/JackWarden, Creator/TonyBill, and Creator/CarrieFisher (in one of her earliest roles) Creator/CarrieFisher.
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''Shampoo'' is a 1975 comedy directed by Creator/HalAshby and starring Creator/WarrenBeatty (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Creator/RobertTowne and produced the film), Creator/JulieChristie, Creator/GoldieHawn, Creator/LeeGrant, Creator/JackWarden, Creator/TonyBill, and (in one of her earliest roles) Creator/CarrieFisher.

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''Shampoo'' is a 1975 comedy satirical comedy-drama film directed by Creator/HalAshby and Creator/HalAshby, starring Creator/WarrenBeatty (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Creator/RobertTowne and produced the film), Creator/JulieChristie, Creator/GoldieHawn, Creator/LeeGrant, Creator/JackWarden, Creator/TonyBill, and (in one of her earliest roles) Creator/CarrieFisher.


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''Shampoo'' is a 1975 comedy directed by Creator/HalAshby and starring Creator/WarrenBeatty (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Creator/RobertTowne and produced the film), Creator/JulieChristie, Creator/GoldieHawn, Creator/LeeGrant, Creator/JackWarden, Creator/TonyBill, and in one of her earliest roles, Creator/CarrieFisher.

On November 4, 1968, [[ElectionDayEpisode Election Day]], George Roundy (Beatty), a Beverly Hills hairdresser, is trying to get enough money so he can open his own shop. He's also trying to juggle the demands of the women in his life, including Jill (Hawn), a model who's his current girlfriend, Felicia (Grant), a rich housewife and one of George's best customers (both in the shop and in bed), who offers to set George up with her tycoon husband Lester (Warden) for the money he needs, and Jackie (Christie), Jill's best friend, Lester's current mistress, and George's ex-girlfriend, whom he's still in love with.

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''Shampoo'' is a 1975 comedy directed by Creator/HalAshby and starring Creator/WarrenBeatty (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Creator/RobertTowne and produced the film), Creator/JulieChristie, Creator/GoldieHawn, Creator/LeeGrant, Creator/JackWarden, Creator/TonyBill, and in (in one of her earliest roles, roles) Creator/CarrieFisher.

On November 4, 1968, 1968 -- [[ElectionDayEpisode Election Day]], Day]] -- George Roundy (Beatty), a Beverly Hills hairdresser, is trying to get enough money so he can open his own shop. He's also trying to juggle the demands of the women in his life, including Jill (Hawn), a model who's his current girlfriend, Felicia (Grant), a rich housewife and one of George's best customers (both in the shop and in bed), who offers to set George up with her tycoon husband Lester (Warden) for the money he needs, and Jackie (Christie), Jill's best friend, Lester's current mistress, and George's ex-girlfriend, whom he's still in love with.

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* CreatorCameo: Creator/RobertTowne appears as a guest at the private party.

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* ActorAllusion: At one point, Jill tells George, "The only way you'll get money out of a bank is to rob one." Creator/GoldieHawn's and Creator/WarrenBeatty's previous movie together was ''$'', where their characters execute a bank robbery, and Beatty's portrayal of Depression-era bank robber Clyde Barrow in ''Film/BonnieAndClyde'' helped make Beatty a cultural icon.


* NoAntagonist: Downplayed, as Lester, Johnny Pope and even Norman definitely qualify as antagonists from George's perspective, - but in fact almost entire plot is George's own (un)doing and it might actually be argued that he got off lightly in the end.

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* NoAntagonist: Downplayed, as Lester, Johnny Pope and even Norman definitely qualify as antagonists from George's perspective, - but in fact almost entire plot is George's own (un)doing and it might actually be argued that he got off lightly in the end. The plot conflict would probably be most accurately described as "George destroying himself with the others not getting in the way".


* GreyandGrayMorality: Probably intentional, given that the film is a satire of the entire society, shallow and aimless. As for sexual morals, Johnny Pope is the only major character not shown to at least come close to cheating on his significant other, as he's presumably single.

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* GreyandGrayMorality: GreyAndGrayMorality: Probably intentional, given that the film is a satire of the entire society, shallow and aimless. As for sexual morals, Johnny Pope is the only major character not shown to at least come close to cheating on his significant other, as he's presumably single.



* NoAntagonist: Downplayed, as Lester and Johnny Pope definitely qualify, - but in fact almost entire plot is George's own (un)doing, and it might be successfully argued that he got off lightly in the end.

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* NoAntagonist: Downplayed, as Lester and Lester, Johnny Pope and even Norman definitely qualify, qualify as antagonists from George's perspective, - but in fact almost entire plot is George's own (un)doing, (un)doing and it might actually be successfully argued that he got off lightly in the end.

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* GreyandGrayMorality: Probably intentional, given that the film is a satire of the entire society, shallow and aimless. As for sexual morals, Johnny Pope is the only major character not shown to at least come close to cheating on his significant other, as he's presumably single.


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* NoAntagonist: Downplayed, as Lester and Johnny Pope definitely qualify, - but in fact almost entire plot is George's own (un)doing, and it might be successfully argued that he got off lightly in the end.


''Shampoo'' is a 1975 comedy directed by Creator/HalAshby and starring Creator/WarrenBeatty (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Creator/RobertTowne and produced the film), Julie Christie, Creator/GoldieHawn, Lee Grant, Jack Warden, Tony Bill, and in one of her earliest roles, Creator/CarrieFisher.

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''Shampoo'' is a 1975 comedy directed by Creator/HalAshby and starring Creator/WarrenBeatty (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Creator/RobertTowne and produced the film), Julie Christie, Creator/JulieChristie, Creator/GoldieHawn, Lee Grant, Jack Warden, Tony Bill, Creator/LeeGrant, Creator/JackWarden, Creator/TonyBill, and in one of her earliest roles, Creator/CarrieFisher.


* PantyShot: Jill when she's hyperventilating into a bag and she repeatedly knocks her knees while flasing her white panties with some print on them under her baby doll dress to George.

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* PantyShot: Jill when she's hyperventilating into a paper bag and she repeatedly knocks her knees while flasing her white panties with some print on them under her baby doll dress to George.

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* PantyShot: Jill when she's hyperventilating into a bag and she repeatedly knocks her knees while flasing her white panties with some print on them under her baby doll dress to George.


* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: George gives one of these to Jackie at the end. It doesn't work; she runs off with Lester.

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* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: George gives one of these to Jackie at the end. It [[spoiler:It doesn't work; she runs off with Lester.]]


* TheCasanova: George. He is carrying on relationships with Jill and Felicia, while still in love with Jackie. And in one scene he makes love to a teenaged girl ''and her mother'' in quick succession.

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* TheCasanova: George. He is carrying on relationships with Jill and Felicia, while still in love with Jackie. And in one scene he makes love to a teenaged girl ''and her mother'' in quick succession. George later admits that the whole reason he went to beauty school was to be around women.


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* OffIntoTheDistanceEnding: George on the hilltop, watching as Lester and Jackie's carspeeds away.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Jill, who was about to go home with the director, goes apeshit when she catches George and Jackie having sex at the party.

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