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* SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: Doubles as a GeniusBonus. The film opens with the overture to Mozart's ''Theatre/TheMarriageOfFigaro'', an opera about a servant who gives his master a comeuppance. And in one scene Louis whistles Figaro's aria ''Se Vuol Ballare.''



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* ActorAllusion: When Louis is arrested, one of the cops individually inspects each of his possessions, states what it is aloud, and then places it in a cardboard box. The cop is played by Creator/FrankOz, who did the exact opposite (taking items out of the box and returning them to the protagonist) in ''Film/TheBluesBrothers''.



## The Dukes receive [[spoiler:an advance copy of a crop report predicting rising prices for frozen orange juice]]; they commit to [[spoiler:buying large quantities of frozen OJ before the report becomes public. Other traders notice their big push and follow their lead, which causes the price of frozen OJ to rise. The buyers are comfortable with the higher price as they believe per the Dukes' moves that the crop reports]] will raise the price further.
## Winthorpe and Valentine [[spoiler:-- who saw the real crop report and arranged for the Dukes to get a fake one -- know the price of frozen OJ will go ''down'' when the crop report hits. When the price rises high enough, they]] begin [[http://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/shortselling.asp short-selling]] [[spoiler:at the inflated price, essentially betting that the price will go down, as they will later need to buy the frozen OJ that they short-sold]].
## When [[spoiler:the crop report becomes public, the price plummets]]. Winthorpe and Valentine complete their short-sell commitment[[spoiler:, buying when the price reaches rock-bottom]], locking in huge profits for both men[[note]]the simple explanation of short-selling is that Winthorpe and Valentine say that they will sell OJ to anyone that wants to buy at a high price, about $1.29 per unit. Many people take them up on the offer, even though they don't have any OJ to sell ''yet''. Later, when the price of OJ bottoms out, Winthorpe and Valentine buy OJ from other people who ''do'' have OJ and are now selling at incredibly low prices, about $0.30 per unit. They then turn around and use this OJ that they just bought to fulfill the contracts that they had sold at $1.29 per unit. This earns them $0.99 profit per unit, and they bought ''millions'' of units, netting them a massive profit. And as an added irony, because of the way short-selling works, they got most of that money ''from the Dukes''[[/note]].
## The Dukes, [[spoiler:having committed to buy a lot of frozen OJ at what turned out to be the highest prices of the day, desperately try to unload before their huge loss gets any worse, but their trader faints before getting very far. To make it worse, they bought the frozen OJ on margin, meaning they bought more frozen OJ than they could afford on the condition that they're forced to sell ("margin call") if their real money can't cover the current losses. The margin call occurs, the New York Mercantile Exchange officials demand payment from the Dukes, and since they don't have enough capital, they end up bankrupted]].

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## ** The Dukes receive [[spoiler:an advance copy of a crop report predicting rising prices for frozen orange juice]]; they commit to [[spoiler:buying large quantities of frozen OJ before the report becomes public. Other traders notice their big push and follow their lead, which causes the price of frozen OJ to rise. The buyers are comfortable with the higher price as they believe per the Dukes' moves that the crop reports]] will raise the price further.
## ** Winthorpe and Valentine [[spoiler:-- who saw the real crop report and arranged for the Dukes to get a fake one -- know the price of frozen OJ will go ''down'' when the crop report hits. When the price rises high enough, they]] begin [[http://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/shortselling.asp short-selling]] [[spoiler:at the inflated price, essentially betting that the price will go down, as they will later need to buy the frozen OJ that they short-sold]].
## ** When [[spoiler:the crop report becomes public, the price plummets]]. Winthorpe and Valentine complete their short-sell commitment[[spoiler:, buying when the price reaches rock-bottom]], locking in huge profits for both men[[note]]the simple explanation of short-selling is that Winthorpe and Valentine say that they will sell OJ to anyone that wants to buy at a high price, about $1.29 per unit. Many people take them up on the offer, even though they don't have any OJ to sell ''yet''. Later, when the price of OJ bottoms out, Winthorpe and Valentine buy OJ from other people who ''do'' have OJ and are now selling at incredibly low prices, about $0.30 per unit. They then turn around and use this OJ that they just bought to fulfill the contracts that they had sold at $1.29 per unit. This earns them $0.99 profit per unit, and they bought ''millions'' of units, netting them a massive profit. And as an added irony, because of the way short-selling works, they got most of that money ''from the Dukes''[[/note]].
## ** The Dukes, [[spoiler:having committed to buy a lot of frozen OJ at what turned out to be the highest prices of the day, desperately try to unload before their huge loss gets any worse, but their trader faints before getting very far. To make it worse, they bought the frozen OJ on margin, meaning they bought more frozen OJ than they could afford on the condition that they're forced to sell ("margin call") if their real money can't cover the current losses. The margin call occurs, the New York Mercantile Exchange officials demand payment from the Dukes, and since they don't have enough capital, they end up bankrupted]].


## When [[spoiler:the crop report becomes public, the price plummets]]. Winthorpe and Valentine complete their short-sell commitment[[spoiler:, buying when the price reaches rock-bottom]], locking in huge profits for both men[[note]]the simple explanation of short-selling is that Winthorpe and Valentine say that they will sell OJ to anyone that wants to buy at a high price, about $1.29 per unit. Many people take them up on the offer, even though they don't have any OJ to sell ''yet''. Later, when the price of OJ bottoms out, Winthorpe and Valentine buy OJ from other people who are now selling at incredibly low prices, about $0.30 per unit. They then turn around and use this OJ that they just bought to fulfill the contracts that they had sold at $1.29 per unit. This earns them $0.99 profit per unit, and they bought ''millions'' of units, netting them a massive profit. And as an added irony, because of the way short-selling works, they got most of that money ''from the Dukes''[[/note]].

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## When [[spoiler:the crop report becomes public, the price plummets]]. Winthorpe and Valentine complete their short-sell commitment[[spoiler:, buying when the price reaches rock-bottom]], locking in huge profits for both men[[note]]the simple explanation of short-selling is that Winthorpe and Valentine say that they will sell OJ to anyone that wants to buy at a high price, about $1.29 per unit. Many people take them up on the offer, even though they don't have any OJ to sell ''yet''. Later, when the price of OJ bottoms out, Winthorpe and Valentine buy OJ from other people who ''do'' have OJ and are now selling at incredibly low prices, about $0.30 per unit. They then turn around and use this OJ that they just bought to fulfill the contracts that they had sold at $1.29 per unit. This earns them $0.99 profit per unit, and they bought ''millions'' of units, netting them a massive profit. And as an added irony, because of the way short-selling works, they got most of that money ''from the Dukes''[[/note]].


* ObfuscatingDisability: Billy Ray starts out as this, pretending to be a paraplegic and blind Vietnam veteran to enhance his begging revenue.

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* ObfuscatingDisability: Billy Ray starts out as this, pretending to be a paraplegic legless and blind Vietnam veteran to enhance his begging revenue.


-->'''Billy Ray:''' A karate man bruises on the inside! They don't show their weakness. But you don't know that because you're a big Music/BarryWhite looking motherfucker! So get outta my face!"''
* BadBoss: The Dukes spend an entire movie destroying a loyal employee [[spoiler: all over a one dollar bet, and decide not to help him]].

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-->'''Billy Ray:''' A karate man bruises on the inside! They don't show their weakness. But you don't know that because you're a big Music/BarryWhite looking motherfucker! So get outta my face!"''
face!
* BadBoss: The Dukes spend an entire movie destroying a loyal employee [[spoiler: all [[spoiler:all over a one dollar bet, and decide not to help him]].



* BathroomStallOfOverheardInsults: [[spoiler: This is how Billy Ray finds out what the Duke boys were really up to.]]
* BatmanGambit: [[spoiler: Winthorpe and Valentine give the Dukes a fake crop report, expecting that they'll use it to try to get an advantage on the commodities market. They plan their own investment scheme based on the real crop report and their predictions of how the Dukes will act on the fake one. By the end of the day, Winthorpe and Valentine have made a fortune and the Dukes are out $394 million.]]
* BeatThemAtTheirOwnGame: [[spoiler: Winthorpe and Valentine try this against the Dukes and succeed on a massive scale.]] Humorously, Winthorpe's first plan sounds like it's going to entail this, as he says "if that's the way they want it", but then he brings out his shotgun immediately afterwards and has to be calmed down.

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* BathroomStallOfOverheardInsults: [[spoiler: This Billy Ray is hiding in a stall, squatting on top of a toilet while smoking a joint. [[spoiler:This is how Billy Ray finds out what the Duke boys were really up to.]]
* BatmanGambit: [[spoiler: Winthorpe [[spoiler:Winthorpe and Valentine give the Dukes a fake crop report, expecting that they'll use it to try to get an advantage on the commodities market. They plan their own investment scheme based on the real crop report and their predictions of how the Dukes will act on the fake one. By the end of the day, Winthorpe and Valentine have made a fortune and the Dukes are out $394 million.]]
* BeatThemAtTheirOwnGame: [[spoiler: Winthorpe [[spoiler:Winthorpe and Valentine try this against the Dukes and succeed on a massive scale.]] Humorously, Winthorpe's first plan sounds like it's going to entail this, as he says "if that's the way they want it", but then he brings out his shotgun immediately afterwards and has to be calmed down.



* BigBadDuumvirate: The Duke Brothers.

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* BigBadDuumvirate: The Duke Brothers.Brothers are a pair of siblings who miserly oversee an estate and decide to [[spoiler:ruin the lives of a pair of strangers for fun]].



-->'''Mortimer:''' Turn those machines back on! ''Turn those machines back on! (on, on, on...)''



* TheDragon: Clarence Beeks.

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* TheDragon: Clarence Beeks.Beeks acts as the courier and muscle for the Dukes.



-->'''Billy Ray:''' Which means that the people who own the pork belly contracts are saying, "Hey, we're losing all our damn money, and Christmas is around the corner, and I ain't gonna have no money to buy my son the G.I. Joe with the kung-fu grip! And my wife ain't gonna f... my wife ain't gonna make love to me if I got no money!"

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-->'''Billy --->'''Billy Ray:''' Which means that the people who own the pork belly contracts are saying, "Hey, we're losing all our damn money, and Christmas is around the corner, and I ain't gonna have no money to buy my son the G.I. Joe with the kung-fu grip! And my wife ain't gonna f... my wife ain't gonna make love to me if I got no money!"



-->'''Billy Ray:''' [''on phone''] Security?\\
[''Winthorpe pulls a gun on him'']\\
'''Billy Ray:''' [''higher pitch''] Merry Christmas! [''hangs up'']

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-->'''Billy --->'''Billy Ray:''' [''on phone''] ''[on phone]'' Security?\\
[''Winthorpe ''[Winthorpe pulls a gun on him'']\\
him]''\\
'''Billy Ray:''' [''higher pitch''] ''[higher pitch]'' Merry Christmas! [''hangs up'']''[hangs up]''



-->'''Winthorpe:''' You make no friends in the pits and you take no prisoners. One minute you're up half a million in soybeans and the next, boom, your kids don't go to college and they've repossessed your Bentley. Are you with me?
-->'''Billy Ray:''' Yeah, we gotta kill the motherf-... we gotta kill 'em!

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-->'''Winthorpe:''' --->'''Winthorpe:''' You make no friends in the pits and you take no prisoners. One minute you're up half a million in soybeans and the next, boom, your kids don't go to college and they've repossessed your Bentley. Are you with me?
-->'''Billy
me?\\
'''Billy
Ray:''' Yeah, we gotta kill the motherf-... we gotta kill 'em!



-->"[[MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces Muffy in a bathroom stall]],
-->[[MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces Margaret by the lake]].
-->[[OnTheRebound Penny back in Whitley Hall]],
-->[[MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces Constance on the make]]."

-->"[[MyGirlIsASlut Constance Fry, Constance Fry]],
-->[[ReallyGetsAround Anytime you call]],
-->[[ExtremeLibido Constance will fulfill your needs]],
-->Winter, spring, or fall."

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-->"[[MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces Muffy in a bathroom stall]],
-->[[MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces
stall]],\\
[[MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces
Margaret by the lake]].
-->[[OnTheRebound
lake]].\\
[[OnTheRebound
Penny back in Whitley Hall]],
-->[[MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces
Hall]],\\
[[MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces
Constance on the make]]."

-->"[[MyGirlIsASlut
"\\\

"[[MyGirlIsASlut
Constance Fry, Constance Fry]],
-->[[ReallyGetsAround
Fry]],\\
[[ReallyGetsAround
Anytime you call]],
-->[[ExtremeLibido
call]],\\
[[ExtremeLibido
Constance will fulfill your needs]],
-->Winter,
needs]],\\
Winter,
spring, or fall."



* NewYearHasCome: The story takes place during the run-up to Christmas, and ends on the day of trading [[spoiler: the crop report is officially released, January 2. Except for the TropicalEpilogue.]]

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* NewYearHasCome: The story takes place during the run-up to Christmas, and ends on the day of trading [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the crop report is officially released, January 2. Except for the TropicalEpilogue.]]



[''Mortimer sees Louis and Billy Ray [[spoiler:in the trading pit]]'']\\

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[''Mortimer ''[Mortimer sees Louis and Billy Ray [[spoiler:in the trading pit]]'']\\pit]]]''\\



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: The Duke brothers:
-->'''Mortimer:''' Do you really believe I would let [[spoiler:a ''nigger'' run our family business]], Randolph?\\

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: PoliticallyIncorrectVillain:
**
The Duke brothers:
-->'''Mortimer:''' --->'''Mortimer:''' Do you really believe I would let [[spoiler:a ''nigger'' run our family business]], Randolph?\\



-->'''Mortimer Duke:''' Of course there's something wrong with him. He's a ''negro''. Probably been stealing since he could crawl.

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-->'''Mortimer --->'''Mortimer Duke:''' Of course there's something wrong with him. He's a ''negro''. Probably been stealing since he could crawl.



* RichesToRags: Happens to Louis at the beginning, [[spoiler: and to Randolph and Mortimer at the end.]]

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* RichesToRags: Happens to Louis at the beginning, [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and to Randolph and Mortimer at the end.]]



-->'''Louis:''' Think big, think positive, never show any sign of weakness. Always go for the throat. Buy low, sell high. Fear? That's the other guy's problem. Nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the absolute carnage you are about to witness. The Super Bowl, the World Series -- Hah, they don't know what pressure is. In this building, it's either kill or be killed. You make no friends in the pits and you take no prisoners. One minute you're up half a million in soybeans and the next, boom, your kids don't go to college and they've repossessed your Bentley. Are you with me?
-->'''Billy Ray:''' Yeah, we gotta kill the motherfu-, we gotta kill 'em!

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-->'''Louis:''' Think big, think positive, never show any sign of weakness. Always go for the throat. Buy low, sell high. Fear? That's the other guy's problem. Nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the absolute carnage you are about to witness. The Super Bowl, the World Series -- Hah, they don't know what pressure is. In this building, it's either kill or be killed. You make no friends in the pits and you take no prisoners. One minute you're up half a million in soybeans and the next, boom, your kids don't go to college and they've repossessed your Bentley. Are you with me?
-->'''Billy
me?\\
'''Billy
Ray:''' Yeah, we gotta kill the motherfu-, we gotta kill 'em!



* ServileSnarker: Coleman.

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* ServileSnarker: Coleman.Coleman is a dutiful butler but isn't afraid of being a smartass. Such as when he gets a phone call from the Dukes [[spoiler:and they tell him the details of their plan.]]
-->'''Coleman:''' Scumbags.



** At the time the film was made, [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught using misappropriated or "insider" information to invest in commodities (as opposed to the stock and bond market) was]] ''[[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught not]]'' [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught a crime]], although a government courier could still get in trouble for unauthorized release of government information [[spoiler: like the crop report in the film]]. The law that changed this, Section 136 of the Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act, [[note]]also called the Dodd-Frank Act[[/note]] enacted in 2010, is informally known as the "Eddie Murphy Rule." The chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission [[ThereShouldBeALaw specifically referred to the film]] when [[http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/SpeechesTestimony/opagensler-25 first publicly proposing the rule change]].

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** At the time the film was made, [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught using misappropriated or "insider" information to invest in commodities (as opposed to the stock and bond market) was]] ''[[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught not]]'' [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught a crime]], although a government courier could still get in trouble for unauthorized release of government information [[spoiler: like [[spoiler:like the crop report in the film]]. The law that changed this, Section 136 of the Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act, [[note]]also called the Dodd-Frank Act[[/note]] enacted in 2010, is informally known as the "Eddie Murphy Rule." The chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission [[ThereShouldBeALaw specifically referred to the film]] when [[http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/SpeechesTestimony/opagensler-25 first publicly proposing the rule change]].



* SmugSnake: The Duke Brothers, for the most part. It's quite obvious that for all their talk of how great they are, they would be nothing without their insider knowledge and connections - Billy Ray outsmarts them on stock market trends with nothing but basic street smarts, they toss aside valuable assets based on childish bets or racism, and they try to stay ahead of the stock market with insider crop reports in the climax. [[spoiler: When they go broke, they have a meltdown even worse than Louis']].

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* SmugSnake: The Duke Brothers, for the most part. It's quite obvious that for all their talk of how great they are, they would be nothing without their insider knowledge and connections - Billy Ray outsmarts them on stock market trends with nothing but basic street smarts, they toss aside valuable assets based on childish bets or racism, and they try to stay ahead of the stock market with insider crop reports in the climax. [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When they go broke, they have a meltdown even worse than Louis']].



-->'''Coleman:''' Your friends seemed to enjoy it, I thought it was a great success.
-->'''Billy Ray:''' They weren't friends. They're a bunch of freeloaders, treating my house like a zoo.

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-->'''Coleman:''' Your friends seemed to enjoy it, I thought it was a great success.
-->'''Billy
success.\\
'''Billy
Ray:''' They weren't friends. They're a bunch of freeloaders, treating my house like a zoo.



-->'''Louis:''' Ophelia, you realize that's the name...
-->'''Ophelia:''' [[NeverHeardThatOneBefore I know]], Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'s girlfriend. He went crazy, she killed herself. This is not Shakespeare, Louis.

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-->'''Louis:''' Ophelia, you realize that's the name...
-->'''Ophelia:'''
name...\\
'''Ophelia:'''
[[NeverHeardThatOneBefore I know]], Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'s girlfriend. He went crazy, she killed herself. This is not Shakespeare, Louis.



* UnflinchingWalk: Winthorpe and Valentine walk slowly and confidently [[spoiler: to the trading floor]] after the harried brokers race to it.

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* UnflinchingWalk: Winthorpe and Valentine walk slowly and confidently [[spoiler: to [[spoiler:to the trading floor]] after the harried brokers race to it.



-->'''Coleman:''' (''to Louis'') My life savings, sir. Try not to lose them.
-->'''Billy Ray:''' Lose it? Coleman, in a couple of hours, you're going to be the richest butler that ever lived!

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-->'''Coleman:''' (''to Louis'') ''[to Louis]'' My life savings, sir. Try not to lose them.
-->'''Billy
them.\\
'''Billy
Ray:''' Lose it? Coleman, in a couple of hours, you're going to be the richest butler that ever lived!



* ViewersAreGeniuses: The movie does not give a [[InfoDump long-winded explanation]] [[spoiler: as to how the ending scheme at the Commodities Exchange works]], trusting that the audience could follow what happens, or at least figure out that things are going well for the heroes. The scheme works like this:

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* ViewersAreGeniuses: The movie does not give a [[InfoDump long-winded explanation]] [[spoiler: as [[spoiler:as to how the ending scheme at the Commodities Exchange works]], trusting that the audience could follow what happens, or at least figure out that things are going well for the heroes. The scheme works like this:



## The Dukes[[spoiler:, having committed to buy a lot of frozen OJ at what turned out to be the highest prices of the day, desperately try to unload before their huge loss gets any worse, but their trader faints before getting very far. To make it worse, they bought the frozen OJ on margin, meaning they bought more frozen OJ than they could afford on the condition that they're forced to sell ("margin call") if their real money can't cover the current losses. The margin call occurs, the New York Mercantile Exchange officials demand payment from the Dukes, and since they don't have enough capital, they end up bankrupted]].

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## The Dukes[[spoiler:, having Dukes, [[spoiler:having committed to buy a lot of frozen OJ at what turned out to be the highest prices of the day, desperately try to unload before their huge loss gets any worse, but their trader faints before getting very far. To make it worse, they bought the frozen OJ on margin, meaning they bought more frozen OJ than they could afford on the condition that they're forced to sell ("margin call") if their real money can't cover the current losses. The margin call occurs, the New York Mercantile Exchange officials demand payment from the Dukes, and since they don't have enough capital, they end up bankrupted]].

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** Billy Ray pretends to be a typical stock brokerage employee until, by the point Winthorpe breaks into his office and tries to plant drugs on him, his reaction is exactly what Louis' would be.


Added DiffLines:

* DefrostingIceQueen: Ophelia's relationship with Louis starts off all business; every scene after he moves in with her is a gradual progression of her becoming warmer and warmer with him until she's eventually in love with him.


* StrangerInAFamiliarLand: After becoming rich, Billy Ray holds a party for his lower-class friends, but he finds he doesn't get along with them anymore.

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* StrangerInAFamiliarLand: After becoming rich, going from RagsToRiches in just a few days, former street hustler Billy Ray holds invites a party for bunch of street folks to his lower-class friends, new mansion in an effort to impress them, but he finds he doesn't get along with their boorish and opportunistic behavior to be grating now that it's ''his'' wealth and hospitality they're taking advantage of. He kicks them anymore.out and thereafter commits himself to being upper-class.


* PygmalionPlot: Half of the Dukes' bet, this is the transformation they put Billy Ray through to make him an upper class gentleman. [[spoiler:They have a PygmalionSnapback planned as soon as they're done with him, though.]]

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* PygmalionPlot: Half of the Dukes' bet, this is the transformation they put Billy Ray through to make him an upper class gentleman. [[spoiler:They have a PygmalionSnapback PygmalionSnapBack planned as soon as they're done with him, though.]]


** Mortimer Duke. So precise that actor Don Ameche didn't even want to say it, as he [[RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor abhorred swearing]], and did only one take of the shot (and even then, Eddie Murphy needed to explicitly tell him it was OK, he was just playing a part).

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** Mortimer Duke. So precise that actor Don Ameche didn't even want to say it, as he [[RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor abhorred swearing]], swearing, and did only one take of the shot (and even then, Eddie Murphy needed to explicitly tell him it was OK, he was just playing a part).

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* IgnoreTheFanservice: When Valentine regrets throwing the party at the Wintorpe estate, he goes upstairs to check on some people Coleman told him were up there. When he goes into the bedroom, a naked girl in the bad tells him she "wants" him, Valentine just tells her to get dressed and leave.


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* PleasePutSomeClothesOn: When Valentine goes into the bedroom, a naked girl tells him she "wants" him, he tells her to "put your clothes back on, and get outta' here."


** The Planet Money podcast on NPR released an episode in July 2013 called "The Eddie Murphy Rule," which serves as an in-depth explanation of just how the scheme is supposed to work, what made it legal, and how such a scheme could no longer work today, including the enactment of the Eddie Murphy rule.


* ShoutOut: Bunny at the country club delivers the OrphanedPunchline "... and she ''stepped'' on the ball!" This is a reference to an anecdote told by Gloria Upson in ''Film/AuntieMame'' in which she relates playing in a doubles ping pong tournament with Bunny Bixler and stepped on the ball, ruining the tournament. Bunny in this film was apparently Gloria's partner. Amusingly, Bunny's OrphanedPunchline has itself been referenced several times, such as in ''Series/TheUnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' and ''Series/{{Billions}}''.

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* ShoutOut: Bunny at the country club delivers the OrphanedPunchline "... and she ''stepped'' on the ball!" This is a reference to an anecdote told by Gloria Upson in ''Film/AuntieMame'' in which she relates playing in a doubles ping pong tournament with Bunny Bixler and stepped on the ball, ruining the tournament. Bunny in this film was apparently Gloria's partner. Amusingly, Bunny's OrphanedPunchline has itself been referenced several times, such as in ''Series/TheUnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' ''Series/UnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' and ''Series/{{Billions}}''.


* ShoutOut: Bunny at the country club delivers the OrphanedPunchline "... and she ''stepped'' on the ball!" This is a reference to an anecdote told by Gloria Upson in ''Film/AuntiMame'' in which she relates playing in a doubles ping pong tournament with Bunny Bixler and stepped on the ball, ruining the tournament. Bunny in this film was apparently Gloria's partner. Amusingly, Bunny's OrphanedPunchline has itself been referenced several times, such as in ''Series/TheUnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' and ''Series/{{Billions}}''.

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* ShoutOut: Bunny at the country club delivers the OrphanedPunchline "... and she ''stepped'' on the ball!" This is a reference to an anecdote told by Gloria Upson in ''Film/AuntiMame'' ''Film/AuntieMame'' in which she relates playing in a doubles ping pong tournament with Bunny Bixler and stepped on the ball, ruining the tournament. Bunny in this film was apparently Gloria's partner. Amusingly, Bunny's OrphanedPunchline has itself been referenced several times, such as in ''Series/TheUnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' and ''Series/{{Billions}}''.


* ShoutOut: Bunny at the country club delivers the OrphanedPunchline "... and she ''stepped'' on the ball!" This is a reference to an anecdote told by Gloria Upson in ''Film/AuntiMame'' in which she relates playing in a doubles ping pong tournament with Bunny Bixler and stepped on the ball, ruining the tournament. Bunny in this film was apparently Gloria's partner. Amusingly, Bunny's OrphanedPunchline has itself been referenced several times, such as in ''Series/TheUnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' and ''Series/{{Billions}}''.



** At the time the film was made, [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught using misappropriated or "insider" information to invest in commodities (as opposed to the stock and bond market) was]] '''[[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught not]]''' [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught a crime]], although a government courier could still get in trouble for unauthorized release of government information [[spoiler: like the crop report in the film]]. The law that changed this, Section 136 of the Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act, [[note]]also called the Dodd-Frank Act[[/note]] enacted in 2010, is informally known as the "Eddie Murphy Rule." The chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission [[ThereShouldBeALaw specifically referred to the film]] when [[http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/SpeechesTestimony/opagensler-25 first publicly proposing the rule change]].

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** At the time the film was made, [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught using misappropriated or "insider" information to invest in commodities (as opposed to the stock and bond market) was]] '''[[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught not]]''' ''[[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught not]]'' [[NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught a crime]], although a government courier could still get in trouble for unauthorized release of government information [[spoiler: like the crop report in the film]]. The law that changed this, Section 136 of the Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act, [[note]]also called the Dodd-Frank Act[[/note]] enacted in 2010, is informally known as the "Eddie Murphy Rule." The chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission [[ThereShouldBeALaw specifically referred to the film]] when [[http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/SpeechesTestimony/opagensler-25 first publicly proposing the rule change]].

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