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''Watch It'' is a 1993 ensemble comedy written and directed by Tom Flynn, starring Peter Gallagher, John C. [=McGinley=], Jon Tenney, Tom Sizemore, Suzy Amis, Cynthia Stevenson, and Lili Taylor.

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''Watch It'' is a 1993 ensemble comedy written and directed by Tom Flynn, starring Peter Gallagher, Creator/PeterGallagher, John C. [=McGinley=], Jon Tenney, Tom Sizemore, Creator/TomSizemore, Suzy Amis, Cynthia Stevenson, and Lili Taylor.


* ICanChangeMyBeloved: According to Rick, this is why AllGirlsWantBadBoys, and needless to say, he mocks them for this.

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* ICanChangeMyBeloved: According to Rick, this is why AllGirlsWantBadBoys, and needless to say, he mocks them for this. [[spoiler:Ironically, it's implied Ellen ends up changing Rick by the end]].


** Late in the movie, when John decides he's had enough of Michael and leaves town, [[spoiler: Rick, with the reluctant help of Danny, rigs John's car up so it can be controlled remotely by car phone. Naturally, the breaks, windshield, radio, trunk and other parts of the car go crazy.]]

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** Late in the movie, when John decides he's had enough of Michael and leaves town, [[spoiler: Rick, with the reluctant help of Danny, rigs John's car up so it can be controlled remotely by car phone. Naturally, the breaks, brakes, windshield, radio, trunk and other parts of the car go crazy.]]


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Danny, who owns a garage/car lot, Michael, a lawyer, and Rick, a salesman, all live together in a house in TheWindyCity. They all like to play practical jokes on each other, and one of them will usually say "[[TitleDrop Watch it]]!" when the joke is played. Into this situation comes John, Michael's somewhat estranged cousin, and a drifter. At a party Michael takes John to, John sees Anne, Michael's on-again, off-again girlfriend (Michael seems like he's the UrExample of ImAManICantHelpIt, but in reality, he has a FreudianExcuse; see below); Anne catches Michael cheating and leaves the party, so John, who's attracted to her, follows her, and they strike up a friendship that leads to a relationship. However, John can't really commit and CannotSpitItOut, so Michael moves in, apologizes to Anne, and they get engaged. But does he mean it? And does she still have feelings for John?

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Danny, who owns a garage/car lot, Michael, a lawyer, and Rick, a salesman, all live together in a house in TheWindyCity.[[UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}} The Windy City]]. They all like to play practical jokes on each other, and one of them will usually say "[[TitleDrop Watch it]]!" when the joke is played. Into this situation comes John, Michael's somewhat estranged cousin, and a drifter. At a party Michael takes John to, John sees Anne, Michael's on-again, off-again girlfriend (Michael seems like he's the UrExample of ImAManICantHelpIt, but in reality, he has a FreudianExcuse; see below); Anne catches Michael cheating and leaves the party, so John, who's attracted to her, follows her, and they strike up a friendship that leads to a relationship. However, John can't really commit and CannotSpitItOut, so Michael moves in, apologizes to Anne, and they get engaged. But does he mean it? And does she still have feelings for John?



* TheWindyCity: The film takes place in Chicago; John even takes Anne to Comiskey Park as a date.

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* TheWindyCity: The film takes place in Chicago; John even takes Anne to Comiskey Park as a date.----


-->'''Rick:''' [[SingleWomenSeeksGoodMan She's gonna come crawling back, and you will finally be appreciated as the nice guy that you are]]. Plus, in the meantime, she will have spent time with Michael, and of course that means she will have been exposed to such a wide variety of sexual positions and perv-

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-->'''Rick:''' [[SingleWomenSeeksGoodMan [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan She's gonna come crawling back, and you will finally be appreciated as the nice guy that you are]]. Plus, in the meantime, she will have spent time with Michael, and of course that means she will have been exposed to such a wide variety of sexual positions and perv-


-->'''Rick:''' She's gonna come crawling back, and you will finally be appreciated as the nice guy that you are. Plus, in the meantime, she will have spent time with Michael, and of course that means she will have been exposed to such a wide variety of sexual positions and perv-

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-->'''Rick:''' [[SingleWomenSeeksGoodMan She's gonna come crawling back, and you will finally be appreciated as the nice guy that you are.are]]. Plus, in the meantime, she will have spent time with Michael, and of course that means she will have been exposed to such a wide variety of sexual positions and perv-


''/Watch It'' is a 1993 ensemble comedy written and directed by Tom Flynn, starring Peter Gallagher, John C. [=McGinley=], Jon Tenney, Tom Sizemore, Suzy Amis, Cynthia Stevenson, and Lili Taylor.

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''/Watch ''Watch It'' is a 1993 ensemble comedy written and directed by Tom Flynn, starring Peter Gallagher, John C. [=McGinley=], Jon Tenney, Tom Sizemore, Suzy Amis, Cynthia Stevenson, and Lili Taylor.


''Film/WatchIt'' is an ensemble comedy from 1993 starring Peter Gallagher, John C. [=McGinley=], Jon Tenney, Tom Sizemore, Suzy Amis, Cynthia Stevenson, and Lili Taylor.

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''Film/WatchIt'' ''/Watch It'' is an a 1993 ensemble comedy from 1993 written and directed by Tom Flynn, starring Peter Gallagher, John C. [=McGinley=], Jon Tenney, Tom Sizemore, Suzy Amis, Cynthia Stevenson, and Lili Taylor.




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* JerkJock: All three of the guys played baseball in college, and so they all continue to show traits of this, Michael and Rick especially. In Rick's case, however, [[ItGotBetter he got better]].

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* JerkJock: All three of the guys played baseball in college, and so they all continue to show traits of this, Michael and Rick especially. In Rick's case, however, [[ItGotBetter he got better]].better.


* TheDanza: Subverted: Jon Tenney plays Michael, while Peter Gallagher plays John.



* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Film/SavingPrivateRyan Sgt. Horvath]], [[Series/TheCloser Agent Fritz Howard]], and [[Series/{{Scrubs}} Dr. Perry Cox]] all live together, and [[Series/TheOC Sandy Cohen]] is Agent Howard's cousin. And they both want [[Film/TheUsualSuspects Edie Finneran]], who works with [[SayAnything Corey Flood]].
** [[DeadLikeMe Joy Lass]] is the teacher who gets involved with Rick.



* TechnologyMarchesOn: Nowadays, those three words Michael wanted to hear would be "Internet Web Cam", not "Video Tape Camera".
** Also, [[spoiler: Rick would have used a cell phone to screw with John's car, not a car phone]].

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* TooMuchInformation: As Rick is trying to explain to John that Anne is going to leave Michael and come back to him:
-->'''Rick:''' She's gonna come crawling back, and you will finally be appreciated as the nice guy that you are. Plus, in the meantime, she will have spent time with Michael, and of course that means she will have been exposed to such a wide variety of sexual positions and perv-
-->'''Danny:''' (''interrupting'') Rick! Cool it, would you? He...he gets the picture.


* HeyItsThatGuy: [[SavingPrivateRyan Sgt. Horvath]], [[Series/TheCloser Agent Fritz Howard]], and [[Series/{{Scrubs}} Dr. Perry Cox]] all live together, and [[TheOC Sandy Cohen]] is Agent Howard's cousin. And they both want [[TheUsualSuspects Edie Finneran]], who works with [[SayAnything Corey Flood]].

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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[SavingPrivateRyan [[Film/SavingPrivateRyan Sgt. Horvath]], [[Series/TheCloser Agent Fritz Howard]], and [[Series/{{Scrubs}} Dr. Perry Cox]] all live together, and [[TheOC [[Series/TheOC Sandy Cohen]] is Agent Howard's cousin. And they both want [[TheUsualSuspects [[Film/TheUsualSuspects Edie Finneran]], who works with [[SayAnything Corey Flood]].

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* ICanChangeMyBeloved: According to Rick, this is why AllGirlsWantBadBoys, and needless to say, he mocks them for this.

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