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* SocietyMarchesOn: If you wonder what Bob was referencing when he said, "Let me guess - you're the twin ''without'' the Toni", [[http://www.old-time.com/commercials/1940%27s/Which%20Twin%20Had%20The%20Toni.htm this will explain it]].


** Which gives an [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar interesting angle]] to the whole subject of Judy's [[RunningGag constant state]] of "squishiness".


* ProductPlacement: Ridiculously so.

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* ProductPlacement: Ridiculously so.so, though not to a particular brand, oddly enough.


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--->'''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Mike Nelson]]''': [[Literature/TheBible He was spit out by a whale]]?


When Alexander arrives, Judy is immediately smitten, and thus begins a...cunning(?) plan to win Alexander's affections. Oh, and promote the wonders of electricity.

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When Alexander arrives, Judy is immediately smitten, and thus begins a... cunning(?) plan to win Alexander's affections. Oh, and promote the wonders of electricity.

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* MundaneMadeAwesome: Either Judy and her mother are {{Supreme Chef}}s, turning an utterly ordinary meal into a grand feast worthy of kings, or Alexander is easily impressed.

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* FantasticTimeManagement: Alexander's apparent field of study. It's how the short works in electric appliances to his business.


Not to be confused with ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode with the same name.

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Not to be confused with ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' episode with the same name.


The story begins by introducing us to the spry young Judy Adams and her beret-wearing mother, focusing on chores aided by the wonders of electricity. As they discuss these wonders, Mother brings up a letter from Judy's twin brother Bob. Bob is bringing home one Alexander Phipps, who has "no time for girls." Upon hearing this description of Alexander, Judy writes him off and figures that the man will be a complete bore.

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The story begins by introducing us to the spry young Judy Adams and her beret-wearing mother, focusing on chores aided by the wonders of electricity. As they discuss these wonders, Mother brings up a letter from Judy's twin older brother Bob. Bob is bringing home one Alexander Phipps, who has "no time for girls." Upon hearing this description of Alexander, Judy writes him off and figures that the man will be a complete bore.


* SocietyMarchesOn: ...and ''HOW''.

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* SocietyMarchesOn: ...and ''HOW''.SocietyMarchesOn: If you wonder what Bob was referencing when he said, "Let me guess - you're the twin ''without'' the Toni", [[http://www.old-time.com/commercials/1940%27s/Which%20Twin%20Had%20The%20Toni.htm this will explain it]].

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** Which gives an [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar interesting angle]] to the whole subject of Judy's [[RunningGag constant state]] of "squishiness".


* FailOSuckyname: Judy has this opinion of the name "Alexander Phipps."


This film is [[https://archive.org/details/0179_Young_Mans_Fancy_22_01_18_00 viewable]] at the Internet Archive, and was featured as a short in MysteryScienceTheater3000 episode 610 ''TheViolentYears''. [=MST3K=] recap [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S06E10TheViolentYears here]].

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This film is [[https://archive.org/details/0179_Young_Mans_Fancy_22_01_18_00 viewable]] at the Internet Archive, and was featured as a short in MysteryScienceTheater3000 ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' episode 610 ''TheViolentYears''. ''Film/TheViolentYears''. [=MST3K=] recap [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S06E10TheViolentYears here]].here]].

Not to be confused with ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode with the same name.



!!''Young Man's Fancy'' contains the following tropes:

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!!''Young Man's Fancy'' contains the following tropes:
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** Alex is also "a real cool Jonah" who isn't like the "trips" she goes to school with.

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** Alex is also "a real cool Jonah" who isn't like the "trips" she goes to school with.with.
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'''Young Man's Fancy''' is a 1952 industrial short produced by JamHandy for the Edison Electric Institute. Essentially, its obscure purpose is to promote how wonderful electric appliances are for the house, even in 1952.

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'''Young Man's Fancy''' is a 1952 industrial short produced by JamHandy Creator/TheJamHandyOrganization for the Edison Electric Institute. Essentially, its obscure purpose is to promote how wonderful electric appliances are for the house, even in 1952.


* TechnologyMarchesOn: Shockingly... averted. They go on about things most households still depend on, such as refrigerators, temperature-controlled ovens, dishwashers, washing machines. The thing is that all of the manual household chores, like manually washing clothes, was still the majority in 1952 - all you need to do is watch ''TheHoneymooners'' with Ralph and Alice's icebox.

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