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* Many, if not all scenes involving [[LargeHam Mrs. Trunchbull]] when they aren't nightmarish.

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* Many, if not all scenes involving [[LargeHam Mrs.Ms. Trunchbull]] when they aren't nightmarish.



-->'''KIDS:''' Yes, Miss Trunchbull.
-->'''BOY:''' ...sir.

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-->'''KIDS:''' -->'''Kids:''' Yes, Miss Trunchbull.
-->'''BOY:''' ...-->'''Boy:''' ...sir.



--> ''*Leaving the hospital with a newborn Matilda*'' "$5,000?! I'm not paying! What are they gonna do?! Repossess the kid?!"

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--> ''*Leaving the hospital with a newborn Matilda*'' "$5,000?! I'm not paying! paying it! What are they gonna do?! Repossess do, repossess the kid?!"


* Just before her rampage, the Trunchbull sniffing at her favorite chocolate box lid {{Wolverine}}-style [[TheNoseKnows and then her sudden twitch realizing she's not alone in her house]].

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* Just before her rampage, the Trunchbull sniffing at her favorite chocolate box lid {{Wolverine}}-style Franchise/{{Wolverine}}-style [[TheNoseKnows and then her sudden twitch realizing she's not alone in her house]].

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** There's a brief moment when Trunchbull tries to blame Matilda for making it happen (correctly, but no one knows about Matilda's power at this point), and Miss Honey asks how Matilda could possibly have made it happen from across the room. There's a short moment of mental standstill as Trunchbull realizes that there really ''isn't'' any way even she could blame this on Matilda.


** "Literature/MobyDick"..." ''([[GettingCrapPastTheRadar prolonged]] {{Beat}})''

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** "Literature/MobyDick"..." ''([[GettingCrapPastTheRadar prolonged]] {{Beat}})''''({{Beat}})'' "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Easy, grandma]]."

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** "Literature/MobyDick"..." ''([[GettingCrapPastTheRadar prolonged]] {{Beat}})''


* The defeat of the Trunchbull is both a CrowningMomentOfFunny and SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.

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* The defeat of the Trunchbull is both a CrowningMomentOfFunny and SugarWiki/{{Funny|Moments}} SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.



** The scene where Bruce Bogtrotter finishes eating the cake gets its own song in the musical. The music as he finishes the cake is the SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome of a [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome very good song.]]

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** The scene where Bruce Bogtrotter finishes eating the cake gets its own song in the musical. The music as he finishes the cake is the SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome of a [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic very good song.]]


** The scene where Bruce Bogtrotter finishes eating the cake gets its own song in the musical. The music as he finishes the cake is the CrowningMoment of a [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome very good song.]]

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** The scene where Bruce Bogtrotter finishes eating the cake gets its own song in the musical. The music as he finishes the cake is the CrowningMoment SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome of a [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome very good song.]]


* The defeat of the Trunchbull is both a CrowningMomentOfFunny and CrowningMomentOfAwesome.

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* The defeat of the Trunchbull is both a CrowningMomentOfFunny and CrowningMomentOfAwesome.SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.



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* How hammy is the Trunchbull? When she's barking over the PA system, the speaker's mesh actually pulses in and out at though she was yelling just behind it.


* During the start of the climax, Trunchbull's busy berating the kids and the kids....
-->'''KIDS:''' ...yes, Miss Trunchbull...

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* During the start of the climax, Trunchbull's busy berating the kids and the kids....
-->'''KIDS:''' ...yes,
kids respond to one of her questions:
-->'''KIDS:''' Yes,
Miss Trunchbull...Trunchbull.


-->'''KIDS:''' "...yes, Miss Trunchbull..."
-->'''BOY:''' "SIR!"

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-->'''KIDS:''' "...-->'''KIDS:''' ...yes, Miss Trunchbull..."
-->'''BOY:''' "SIR!"
Trunchbull...
-->'''BOY:''' ...sir.

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*** "Here's your hat, Harry."



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* When Matilda dyes her dad's hair green, he tries to pretend it's "National Green Hair Day" to celebrate all the green things in the world. Only trouble is, the only green things he can think of are lettuce and snot.



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** And then he does a giant burp and notes that it was "the biggest burp [he'd] ever done, the biggest burp [he'd] ever heard [and] the biggest burp [he'd] ever heard ''about''."
* Matilda's birth scene.
--> '''Mrs Wormwood''': ''(goes out with a baby bump)'' "Well, doctor, what's wrong with me?"
--> '''Doctor''': "Mrs Wormwood, do you really have no idea?"
--> '''Mrs Wormwood''': "Gas?"
--> '''Doctor''': "Mrs Wormwood, I want you to think very carefully. What do you think might be the cause of this?" ''(points at Mrs Wormwoods's bump)''
--> '''Mrs Wormwood''': "Am I...am I...look, am I fat?!"
--> '''Doctor''': "You're pregnant!"
--> '''Mrs Wormwood''': "What?"
--> '''Doctor''': "You're going to have a baby."
--> '''Mrs Wormwood''': "But I've got a baby! I don't want another one. Is there anything you can do?"
--> '''Doctor''': "You're nine months pregnant!"
--> '''Mrs Wormwood''': "Antibiotics?"
--> ''[later, after Matilda is born]''
--> '''Doctor''': "Mr Wormwood, are you smoking a cigarette?"
--> '''Mr Wormwood''': "What? Oh, of course. I'm sorry, doctor. What was I thinking? This calls for a proper smoke. ''(throws away cigarette and starts smoking a cigar, holds Matilda)'' Oh, my word, he's an ugly little thing."
--> '''Doctor''': "This is one of the most beautiful children I have ever seen."
--> '''Mr Wormwood''': ''(unwraps the baby's swaddling blanket)'' "Oh, my good Lord, where's his thingie?"
--> '''Doctor''': "His what?"
--> '''Mr Wormwood''': "His thingie. His whatchamacallit. His do-dah. What have you done with his thingie?"
--> '''Doctor''': "This child doesn't have a 'thingie'."
--> '''Mr Wormwood''': "What? A boy with no thingie? Look what you've done, you stupid woman. This boy's got no thingie."
--> '''Doctor''': "Mr Wormwood! This child is a girl."
* During the "Everything I Know, I Learnt from Telly" song, Mr Wormwood says "Who the dickens is Creator/CharlesDickens?"


* Matilda tricking and humiliating her father, in both the book and film versions.
** Doubly so in the book's version of the glue-in-the-hat incident, with Matilda innocently saying to her father "What's the matter, Daddy? Has your head suddenly gotten bigger?"
** Hard not to love the movie version, too, is the incident when Matilda puts superglue on Harry's hat:

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!!The book
* Matilda tricking and humiliating her father, in both the book and film versions.
father.
** Doubly so in the book's version of the glue-in-the-hat incident, with Matilda innocently saying to her father "What's the matter, Daddy? Has your head suddenly gotten bigger?"
* The parrot scene is hilarious.

!!The movie
* Matilda tricking and humiliating her father.
** Hard not to love the movie version, too, is the The incident when Matilda puts superglue on Harry's hat:



* In the book, the parrot scene is hilarious.



** That scene gets its own song in the musical. The music as he finishes the cake is the CrowningMoment of a [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome very good song.]]
* From the musical, we have Agatha Trunchball's little... digression in the middle of 'The Smell of Rebellion'. Up till this point she's been singing about how she intends to weed out rebellious students from the school, and then suddenly she starts singing this. Full warning, ItMakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext.
--> Miss Trunchbull: Imagine a world with no children/ Close your eyes and just dream./ Imagine... come on, try it, the peace and the quiet/ a bubbling stream/ Now imagine a woods with a cottage,/ and inside that cottage we find/ a dwarf called Zeke, a carnival freak/ who can fold paper hats with his mind, and he says/ Don't let them steal your horses, no!/ Don't let them throw them away, no!/ If you find your way through, they'll be waiting for you/ singing... neigh! Neiiigh!
* Also from the musical, before Bruce starts eating the cake:
--> '''Miss Honey:''' Headmistress, he'll be sick!
--> '''Miss Trunchbull:''' He should have thought of that before he made a ''pact'' with ''Satan'' and decided to '''steal my cake'''!


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!!The musical
** The scene where Bruce Bogtrotter finishes eating the cake gets its own song in the musical. The music as he finishes the cake is the CrowningMoment of a [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome very good song.]]
* From the musical, we have Agatha Trunchball's little... digression in the middle of 'The Smell of Rebellion'. Up till this point she's been singing about how she intends to weed out rebellious students from the school, and then suddenly she starts singing this. Full warning, ItMakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext.
--> Miss Trunchbull: Imagine a world with no children/ Close your eyes and just dream./ Imagine... come on, try it, the peace and the quiet/ a bubbling stream/ Now imagine a woods with a cottage,/ and inside that cottage we find/ a dwarf called Zeke, a carnival freak/ who can fold paper hats with his mind, and he says/ Don't let them steal your horses, no!/ Don't let them throw them away, no!/ If you find your way through, they'll be waiting for you/ singing... neigh! Neiiigh!
* Also from the musical, before Bruce starts eating the cake:
--> '''Miss Honey:''' Headmistress, he'll be sick!
--> '''Miss Trunchbull:''' He should have thought of that before he made a ''pact'' with ''Satan'' and decided to '''steal my cake'''!

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