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* FanDisservice: John C Reilly, '''naked'''. [[{{Squick}} Ew.]]
** In the extended cut, this is actually avoided in one scene where an obvious body double with heavily muscular features is used during a sex scene.

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* FanDisservice: John C Reilly, '''naked'''. [[{{Squick}} Ew.]]\n** In the extended cut, this is actually avoided in one scene where an obvious body double with heavily muscular features is used during a sex scene.



* HeroicRRoD: [[spoiler:Dewey dies of a heart attack a mere three minutes after finishing his last performance.]]

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* HeroicRRoD: HeroicRROD: [[spoiler:Dewey dies of a heart attack a mere three minutes after finishing his last performance.]]



** And then there's "Black Sheep," Dewey's attempt to be "artsy," parodying Brian Wilson's CreatorBreakdown when trying to record ''Music/SMiLE''.

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** And then there's "Black Sheep," Dewey's attempt to be "artsy," parodying Brian Wilson's CreatorBreakdown breakdown when trying to record ''Music/SMiLE''.



* MadArtist: Dewey plays this up in his CreatorBreakdown.

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* MadArtist: Dewey plays this up in his CreatorBreakdown.breakdown.



* TheUnintelligible: JackWhite's Music/{{Elvis|Presley}} starts off as mildly mush-mouthed before descending into outright Elvis-sounding gibberish when he and Dewey meet backstage at Dewey's first performance. And as soon as he walks away...

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* TheUnintelligible: JackWhite's Music/JackWhite's Music/{{Elvis|Presley}} starts off as mildly mush-mouthed before descending into outright Elvis-sounding gibberish when he and Dewey meet backstage at Dewey's first performance. And as soon as he walks away...


* BilingualDialogue: Dewey and record producer L'Chaim have won where Dewey's speaking German and L'Chaim's speaking Yiddish (the two language '''can''' be mutually comprehensible).

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* BilingualDialogue: Dewey and record producer L'Chaim have won where Dewey's speaking German and L'Chaim's speaking Yiddish (the two language languages '''can''' be mutually comprehensible).

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* BilingualDialogue: Dewey and record producer L'Chaim have won where Dewey's speaking German and L'Chaim's speaking Yiddish (the two language '''can''' be mutually comprehensible).


* HeroicRRoD: [[spoiler:Dewey dies of a heart attack a mere three minutes after finishing his last performance.]]



* HollywoodHeartAttack [[spoiler:The final scene of the film is a still shot of Dewey suffering a fatal heart attack.]]



* JadedWashout: While Dewey is able to maintain some success in the 60s, his career hits a wall in the 70s and remains dead until a rapper samples one of his songs in the 2000s.



* NakedPeopleAreFunny


* TheComicallySerious: The conceit of the movie is that it looks and feels like a normal music biopic, but has been "hijacked" by popular comedians.

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* TheComicallySerious: The conceit of the movie is that it looks it's photographed and feels directed like a normal music biopic, but has been "hijacked" by popular comedians.


* ItWillNeverCatchOn: At the height of his hard drug problem, Dewey starts shouting instead of signing and telling his band to play extremely fast and dissonantly. One of his band members is disgusted by the result -- nobody's ever going to listen to this garbage, especially not with Dewey singing like some kind of "''punk''".

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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: At the height of his hard drug problem, Dewey starts shouting instead of signing singing and telling his band to play extremely fast and dissonantly. One of his band members is disgusted by the result -- nobody's ever going to listen to this garbage, especially not with Dewey singing like some kind of "''punk''".


** The penis is also clearly identified as belonging to a roadie who had also attended the orgy, performing his duties by asking Dewey if he can get him anything.

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** The penis is also clearly identified as belonging to a roadie Bert who had also attended the orgy, performing his duties by asking Dewey if he can get him anything.Dewey a coffee (with the audience seeing his butt). Then Bert asks Dewey if he's seen Bert's sandals, with his posture indicating that he's standing and looking around the room for them (with the audience seeing his penis).

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** The penis is also clearly identified as belonging to a roadie who had also attended the orgy, performing his duties by asking Dewey if he can get him anything.

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* AbusiveParents: Dewey’s father repeatedly reminds him "The wrong kid died!", and [[spoiler:tries to murder him.]]


** It's a subversion of the expectation that explicit male nudity is taboo. The previous shot is after all of the same naked man from behind, to make us think that the nudity is just going to be implied as usual. It then becomes a RunningGag to cut back to the penis as much as possible.

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** It's a subversion of the expectation that explicit male nudity is taboo. The previous shot is after all of the same naked man from behind, to make us think that the nudity is just going to be implied as usual. It then becomes a RunningGag to cut back to the penis as much as possible. In addition, it comes immediately after multiple shots featuring multiple naked women.


* RealPersonEpilogue: Parodied. The film ends with footage of the "real" Dewey Cox (who doesn't exist).

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* RealPersonEpilogue: Parodied. The film ends with performance footage of the "real" Dewey Cox (who doesn't exist).five years before his death -- played by Reilly again, just with a realistically scratchier, more weathered voice.





* BioPic: Parodied. Very much.

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* BioPic: [[BioPic Biopic]]: Parodied. Very much.


* Biopic: Parodied. Very much.

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* Biopic: BioPic: Parodied. Very much.


* BioPic: Parodied. Very much.

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* BioPic: Biopic: Parodied. Very much.


* TheUnfavorite: Dewey to his father.

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* TheUnfavorite: Dewey to his father.



Ride the rails..''

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Ride the rails..''rails.''
* TheUnfavorite: Dewey to his father.

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