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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: At the wedding, ''everybody'' (even ''the priest'') urges Stella to dump Jed for Tony.

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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: At the wedding, ''everybody'' (even ''the priest'') urges Stella to dump Jed for Tony.


* {{Padding}}: Barney’s Blog review mentions a strip club scene that occupies 84 minutes out of the movie’s 200 minute runtime.

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* {{Padding}}: Barney’s Blog review mentions a strip club scene that occupies 84 minutes out of the movie’s 200 minute runtime.runtime, and primarily consists of Jed taking a dollar out of his wallet exactly fifty-six times.


* TakeThat: The entire film is a big, fat TakeThat at poor [[strike:Jed]] Ted.

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* TakeThat: The entire film is a big, fat TakeThat middle finger at poor [[strike:Jed]] Ted.



* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: No one knows the reason why Stella was willing to marry someone like Jed.

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* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: No one knows the reason why Stella was willing to marry someone like Jed. This both the case within the setting of the movie itself and the only major critique most in-universe viewers have outside of the movie.


* BlatantLies: Everything the trailer voice over says including "Thank God this isn't based on a true story...because Chris Kattan's character Jed Mosely is such a DOUCHEBAG!"

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* BlatantLies: Everything the trailer voice over says including "Thank God this isn't based on a true story... because Chris Kattan's character Jed Mosely is such a DOUCHEBAG!"


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* {{Padding}}: Barney’s Blog review mentions a strip club scene that occupies 84 minutes out of the movie’s 200 minute runtime.


* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStoryVeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: InUniverse example.


A fake movie from the television series ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' where the full trailer was released [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TwFGE1oipc online]]. The movie describes [[spoiler: Ted's failed relationship with Stella from the skewed point of view of her ex-boyfriend, now husband, Tony. Not only does Ted go to see this movie a few times within an episode of the show, he also at one point recites something similar to the final scene of the movie to his date while in the movie theatre.]]

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A fake movie from the television series ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' where the full trailer was released [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TwFGE1oipc online]]. The movie describes [[spoiler: Ted's failed relationship with Stella from the skewed point of view of her ex-boyfriend, now husband, Tony. Not only does Ted go to see this movie a few times within an episode of the show, he also at one point recites something similar to the final scene of the movie to his date while in the movie theatre.]]\n


* HerCodenameWasMarySue: The "Tony" character of the movie is a MartyStu AuthorAvatar created by Tony himself for his movie.



* ParodySue: The "Tony" character of the movie, although in-universe he isn't supposed to be a parody, but a MartyStu AuthorAvatar created by Tony himself for his movie.


* CatchPhrase: No-can-do's ville baby doll!

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* CatchPhrase: CatchPhrase:
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No-can-do's ville baby doll!



* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Do brides do something besides going to weddings?

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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment:
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Do brides do something besides going to weddings?


* ShoutOut: Yep, that's the "Portuguese Love Theme" and "Prime Minister's Love Theme" from LoveActually that keep playing. Go Ted, "get the shit kicked out of [you] by love".

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* ShoutOut: Yep, that's the "Portuguese Love Theme" and "Prime Minister's Love Theme" from LoveActually ''Film/LoveActually'' that keep playing. Go Ted, "get the shit kicked out of [you] by love".


* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Jason Lewis is conventionally more handsome than Jason Jones. Inverted with Jed, as Ted is clearly TallDarkAndHandsome while Jed is, well, not.
* AdaptationalComicRelief: Jed. Overlaps with AdaptationalWimp below.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Jason Lewis is conventionally more handsome than Jason Jones. Inverted with Jed, as Ted is clearly TallDarkAndHandsome while Jed is, well, not.\n
* AdaptationalComicRelief: Jed. Overlaps with AdaptationalWimp below.Unlike Ted, Jed is a ridiculous ButtMonkey whose humiliations are PlayedForLaughs.



* AdaptationalUgliness: Jed, as Ted is clearly TallDarkAndHandsome while Jed is, well, not.



* AdaptationalWimp: How Ted was portrayed. PlayedForLaughs in universe.

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* AdaptationalWimp: How Ted was portrayed. PlayedForLaughs in universe.Jed is much more pathetic than Ted, overlapping with AdaptationalComicRelief above.


* ParodySue: Tony is perfect in every way.

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* ParodySue: The "Tony" character of the movie, although in-universe he isn't supposed to be a parody, but a MartyStu AuthorAvatar created by Tony is perfect in every way.himself for his movie.


* AdaptedOut: Robin, Lilly, Marshall and Barney aren't in this film.
** In Season 9, The Wedding Bride 2 features Jed's sidekick ''Narshall''

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* AdaptedOut: Robin, Lilly, Marshall and Barney aren't in this film.
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film. In Season 9, The Wedding Bride 2 features Jed's sidekick ''Narshall''



* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Tony, the heroic MartyStu character, is obviously much more attractive than {{Jerkass}} Jed.



* BlatantLies: Everything the trailer voice over says including "Thank God this isn't based on a true story...because Chris Kattan's character Jed Mosely is such a DOUCHEBAG!"



* ClicheStorm: The whole movie. Parodied in-universe with the trailer voice-over saying [[BlatantLies "utterly original"]] and [[BlatantLies "not formulaic in ANY way".]]



* EarnYourHappyEnding: Tony "fights" for Stella.

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: EarnYourHappyEnding:
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Tony "fights" for Stella.



* JerkAss: Jed Mosely. [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial Totally not Ted Mosby.]]

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* JerkAss: {{Jerkass}}: Jed Mosely. [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial Totally not Ted Mosby.]]



* LaughablyEvil: How Jed is portrayed in the film, being both an obnoxious jerk and an utterly pathetic ChewToy (PlayedForLaughs, obviously).



* [[ShowWithinAShow Movie Within A Show]]

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* [[ShowWithinAShow ShowWithinAShow: A Movie Within A Show]]Show, in this case.



* StylisticSuck: Not that this stops it from becoming hugely popular in-universe, to the point where one is forced to conclude that Ted is the only character with any taste at all.
** Of course, since he hates it so much, this could just be Ted being an UnreliableNarrator...

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* StylisticSuck: Not that this stops it from becoming hugely popular in-universe, to the point where one is forced to conclude that Ted is the only character with any taste at all.
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all. Of course, since he hates it so much, this could just be Ted being an UnreliableNarrator...


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* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: No one knows the reason why Stella was willing to marry someone like Jed.


* AdaptationalHeroism: Tony.
* AdaptationalVillainy: Ted becomes a SmugSnake BigBad in the film.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: Tony.
Tony becomes an almost Sue-like romantic interest who mentors orphans.
* AdaptationalVillainy: Ted becomes a SmugSnake RomanticFalseLead BigBad in the film.


* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Jason Lewis is conventionally more handsome that Jason Jones. Inverted with Jed, as Ted is clearly TallDarkAndHandsome while Jed is, well, not.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Jason Lewis is conventionally more handsome that than Jason Jones. Inverted with Jed, as Ted is clearly TallDarkAndHandsome while Jed is, well, not.


* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: The movie emphasizes Stella's struggle in her relationship with Jed.

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* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: The movie emphasizes Stella's struggle in her relationship with Jed.Jed and paints her as TheWoobie.
* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Jason Lewis is conventionally more handsome that Jason Jones. Inverted with Jed, as Ted is clearly TallDarkAndHandsome while Jed is, well, not.


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* AdaptationalCurves: Tony is more taller and muscular in the film, while Stella becomes [[StatuesqueStunner statuesque]].


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* AscendedExtra: Tony's students were not shown in the actual series.

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