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* {{Adorkable}}:
** Harry Hinkle
** Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson

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* {{Adorkable}}:
** Harry Hinkle
** Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson


Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him during a game. Harry's injuries are slight, but his brother-in-law, fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Matthau, who won an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor), sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him during a game. Harry's injuries are slight, but his brother-in-law, fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Matthau, who won an the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor), Actor for his performance), sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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* FlirtatiousSmackOnTheAss: Willie & Harry's ex-wife


* ShoutOut: Willie likes to hum the prelude of ''Theatre/TheBarverOfSeville'' by Creator/GioachinoRossini. Indeed, he is as cunning as Figaro.

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* ShoutOut: Willie likes to hum the prelude of ''Theatre/TheBarverOfSeville'' ''Theatre/TheBarberOfSeville'' by Creator/GioachinoRossini. Indeed, he is as cunning as Figaro.


* ShoutOut: Willie likes to hum the prelude of ''Theatre/TheBarverOfSeville'' by Gioachino Rossini. Indeed, he is as cunning as Figaro.

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* ShoutOut: Willie likes to hum the prelude of ''Theatre/TheBarverOfSeville'' by Gioachino Rossini.Creator/GioachinoRossini. Indeed, he is as cunning as Figaro.

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* ShoutOut: Willie likes to hum the prelude of ''Theatre/TheBarverOfSeville'' by Gioachino Rossini. Indeed, he is as cunning as Figaro.


* PretendPrejudice: Part of the aforementione BatmanGambit.

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* PretendPrejudice: Part of the aforementione BatmanGambit. Deconstructed in that, as Willie demonstrates, it could still be used against the perpetrator.


Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him during a game. Harry's injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Matthau, who won an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him during a game. Harry's injuries are slight, but his brother-in-law, fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Matthau, who won an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor) Actor), sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.


* BatmanGambit: The PI Purkey [[spoiler: successfully]] employs one of these against Hinkle.

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* BatmanGambit: The PI P.I. Purkey [[spoiler: successfully]] employs one of these against Hinkle.


Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him during a game. Harry's injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Matthau, who won an AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him during a game. Harry's injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Matthau, who won an AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.


Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him. His injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Matthau, who won an AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him. His him during a game. Harry's injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Matthau, who won an AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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* {{Adorkable}}:
** Harry Hinkle
** Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson


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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Harry has been pining for his ex-wife since she left him. Once she comes back into his life after the accident [[spoiler: he realizes she's as scheming as Willie]].
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Harry, [[spoiler: when he calls out his ex-wife for her cold GoldDigger attitude]].
* ButtMonkey: Poor Harry Hinkle, his wife left him, and his brother-in-law is constantly trying to use his accident as a means to make money.
* ControlFreak: Willie, keeps trying to control Harry's life in order for his scheme to work, he nags Harry into going along with it.


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* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler: Jackson seems to take it well that Harry and Willie were lying to him about Harry's condition]].


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* NiceGuy: Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson


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* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: Harry and Willie, respectively.


''The Fortune Cookie'' is a 1966 comedy directed by Creator/BillyWilder. In it, Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Creator/JackLemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him. His injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Creator/WalterMatthau, who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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''The Fortune Cookie'' is a 1966 comedy directed by Creator/BillyWilder. In it, Creator/BillyWilder, starring Creator/JackLemmon and Creator/WalterMatthau in their first of ten screen pairings.

Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Creator/JackLemmon) (Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him. His injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Creator/WalterMatthau, (Matthau, who won a an AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor Oscar) Actor) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.
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''The Fortune Cookie'' is a 1966 comedy directed by Creator/BillyWilder. In it, Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Jack Lemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him. His injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Creator/WalterMatthau, who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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''The Fortune Cookie'' is a 1966 comedy directed by Creator/BillyWilder. In it, Creator/{{CBS}} cameraman Harry Hinkle (Jack Lemmon) (Creator/JackLemmon) is injured when [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Cleveland Browns]] player Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson (Ron Rich) collides with him. His injuries are slight, but fast-talking attorney "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich (Creator/WalterMatthau, who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar) sees the chance for a big settlement if Harry exaggerates them. Following is a comedy of deception mixed with the drama of remorse, as Hinkle sees the effects the con has on the guilt-ridden player.

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