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* VictorySex: As an incentive in the intrastate rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and the Texas Agriculture And Markets Aggies, the winning team was feted at the Chicken Ranch, with the "fees" being paid by the team's booster clubs. Y'know, Win One for the Boner.


* ScoobyDoobyDoors: The Governor does this, popping back and forth among some pillars, near the end of his "Sidestep" musical piece.

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* ScoobyDoobyDoors: The Governor does this, popping back and forth among some pillars, near the end of his "Sidestep" musical piece. In this case, it's the ''[[BreakingTheFourthWall audience]]'' whom he's dodging rather than pursuers.


* ScoobyDooDoors: The Governor does this among some pillars near the end of his "Sidestep" musical piece.

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* ScoobyDooDoors: ScoobyDoobyDoors: The Governor does this this, popping back and forth among some pillars pillars, near the end of his "Sidestep" musical piece.

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* ScoobyDooDoors: The Governor does this among some pillars near the end of his "Sidestep" musical piece.


A 1978 stage musical by librettists Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and songwriter Carol Hall, ''The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas'' ran on Broadway until March 1982, and then staged a return engagement a few months later which ran until July, the same month its film adaptation was released. The film version, directed by Colin Higgins, starred Creator/BurtReynolds, Music/DollyParton, [[Series/GomerPyleUSMC Jim Nabors]], and Charles Durning as the Governor of Texas, and had several extra songs performed and written by Dolly Parton, including "I Will Always Love You."

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A 1978 stage musical by librettists Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and songwriter Carol Hall, ''The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas'' ran on Broadway until March 1982, and then staged a return engagement a few months later which ran until July, the same month its film adaptation was released. The film version, directed by Colin Higgins, starred Creator/BurtReynolds, Music/DollyParton, [[Series/GomerPyleUSMC Jim Nabors]], and Charles Durning Creator/CharlesDurning as the Governor of Texas, and had several extra songs performed and written by Dolly Parton, including "I Will Always Love You."

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* ThePowerOfLust: This adaptation adds the incentive that the winners of a football match-up between the Longhorns versus the Aggies get to visit the Chicken Ranch, which is a brothel that used to take live poultry as payment during the Dust Bowl years.


* BlatantLies: the senator who was paying for the Aggie Thanksgiving party at the Chicken Ranch, who was caught along with the football players with one of the Chicken Ranch girls, claims that he has no memory of going there and that he must have been drugged by Communist agents

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* BlatantLies: the senator who was paying for the Aggie Thanksgiving party at the Chicken Ranch, who was caught along with the football players with one of the Chicken Ranch girls, claims that he has no memory of going there and that he must have been drugged by Communist agentsagents.
* CoverInnocentEyesAndEars: A mother is shown covering her child's ears during the "Texas Has a Whorehouse in it" number.

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* BlatantLies: the senator who was paying for the Aggie Thanksgiving party at the Chicken Ranch, who was caught along with the football players with one of the Chicken Ranch girls, claims that he has no memory of going there and that he must have been drugged by Communist agents

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* HypocriticalHumor: Thorpe is introduced talking about how he fights for "truth in advertising"...while putting on a girdle, shoulderpads, and a [[BiggusDickus sock]]. He also mentions being originally from New Jersey despite his Southern drawl.

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* OfCorsetsSexy: Dolly Parton wears a lot of corseted outfits and looks damn sexy, too.


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->''If you grew up anywhere in Texas, you knew at an early age they was selling somethin' out there - and it wasn't poultry!''
-->'''Deputy Fred'''

A 1978 stage musical by librettists Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and songwriter Carol Hall, ''The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas'' ran on Broadway until March 1982, and then staged a return engagement a few months later which ran until July, the same month its film adaptation was released. The film version, directed by Colin Higgins, starred Burt Reynolds, Music/DollyParton, [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow Jim Nabors]] and Charles Durning as the Governor of Texas, and had several extra songs performed and written by Dolly Parton, including "I Will Always Love You."

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A 1978 stage musical by librettists Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and songwriter Carol Hall, ''The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas'' ran on Broadway until March 1982, and then staged a return engagement a few months later which ran until July, the same month its film adaptation was released. The film version, directed by Colin Higgins, starred Burt Reynolds, Creator/BurtReynolds, Music/DollyParton, [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow [[Series/GomerPyleUSMC Jim Nabors]] Nabors]], and Charles Durning as the Governor of Texas, and had several extra songs performed and written by Dolly Parton, including "I Will Always Love You."

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* TheNarrator: Deputy Fred.


* CaughtWithYourPantsDown: Many instances, [[spoiler: including one involving the governor.]]


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* InterruptedIntimacy: Many instances, [[spoiler: including one involving the governor.]]


* CaughtWithYourPantsDown: Many instances, [[spoiler: including one involving the governor.]]



* SorryToInterrupt: Many instances, [[spoiler: including one involving the governor.]]

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* SorryToInterrupt: Many instances, [[spoiler: including one involving the governor.]]

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