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* It wasn't enough for Allen to parody HAL-9000; he actually brought in Douglas Rain himself to monologue about growing a new leader out of the old one's nose in the same velvet monotone.


* Much of the humor is how hilarious shoddy the future looks. This isn't a case of the effects not standing the test of time; Allen ''specifically'' wanted everything to look ''really'' [[StylisticSuck tacky]], to rub in how the oppressive government has screwed everything up.

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* Much of the humor is how hilarious hilariously shoddy the future looks. This isn't a case of the effects not standing the test of time; Allen ''specifically'' wanted everything to look ''really'' [[StylisticSuck tacky]], to rub in how the oppressive government has screwed everything up.



* A gay couple give Allen a balloon suit to escape in, but it gets a hole popped into it, sending him speeding across a swamp!

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* A gay couple give Allen a balloon suit to escape in, but it gets a hole popped into in it, sending him speeding across a swamp!



** First, the weapon blows up, later, it's the plunger that blows up. [[spoiler:And finally, the cops' transport van explodes!]]

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** First, the weapon blows up, up; later, it's the plunger that blows up. [[spoiler:And finally, the cops' transport van explodes!]]


* Much of the humor is how hilarious shoddy the future looks. This isn't a case of the effects not standing the test of time; Allen ''specifically'' wanted everything to look ''really'' [[StylisticSuck tacky]], to rub in how the oppressive government has screwed everything up.



* While they may be because the film is old, much of the humor is how hilarious shoddy the future looks.


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* While When they may be because the film is old, much show Miles a picture of UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, he glumly admits that it's of the humor is how hilarious shoddy President when he was frozen.
-->ďWhenever
the future looks.

president went on foreign leave, the White House staff counted the silverware.Ē
** Also an Awesome Moment for Allen; remember, in 1973 ''Nixon was still President.'' And do remember that the jerk was on '''[[RedScare HUAC]]!''' Allen risked his career there.




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\n* While they may be because the film is old, much of the humor is how hilarious shoddy the future looks.



* When Creator/WoodyAllen and a guard fight with enormous-sized food including a [[DoesThisRemindYouOfSomething gigantic banana]], and a super-sized strawberry.

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* When Creator/WoodyAllen and a guard fight with enormous-sized food including a [[DoesThisRemindYouOfSomething [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything gigantic banana]], and a super-sized strawberry.


-->'''Grifter''' (to Jack Hawksmoor): ''As much evil as The Authorityís taken down, and for some reason you leave the fucking '''internet''' alone. Whatís up with that?''
-->''Hawksmoor'': ''What can I say? Iím addicted to the message boards.''

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-->'''Grifter''' (to Jack Hawksmoor): ''As much evil as The Authorityís taken down, and for some reason you leave the fucking '''internet''' alone. Whatís up with that?''
-->''Hawksmoor'':
that?''\\
'''Hawksmoor''':
''What can I say? Iím addicted to the message boards.''


* Grifter's meeting with TheAuthority in ''Point Blank''.

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* Grifter's meeting with TheAuthority ComicBook/TheAuthority in ''Point Blank''.


!'''This section is for the WoodyAllen film {{Film/Sleeper}}:'''

* When Woody Allen and a guard fight with enormous-sized food including a [[DoesThisRemindYouOfSomething gigantic banana]], and a super-sized strawberry.

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!'''This section is for the WoodyAllen Creator/WoodyAllen film {{Film/Sleeper}}:'''

* When Woody Allen Creator/WoodyAllen and a guard fight with enormous-sized food including a [[DoesThisRemindYouOfSomething gigantic banana]], and a super-sized strawberry.


-->'''Midnighter''':''Just make sure you kill TAO when you get the chance. Heís giving us test-tube babies a bad nameÖ [[HeroicSociopath And thatís my job.]]''

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-->'''Midnighter''':''Just make sure you kill TAO when you get the chance. Heís giving us test-tube babies a bad nameÖ [[HeroicSociopath And thatís my job.]]''
''

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!'''This section is for the WoodyAllen film {{Film/Sleeper}}:'''


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!'''This section is for the Wildstorm comic book ''{{Comicbook/Sleeper}}''.'''

*Out of nowhere during a very tense interrogation scene after Holden has been captured by IO:
-->'''Marc Slayton''': ''You wanna hear a funny story, Carver?''
-->'''Holden Carver''': ''Sure, but it better be really funny.''
-->'''Marc Slayton''': ''So, itís like thisÖ Iíve got two different women telling me the same thing. Any idea why thatís the case?''
-->'''Holden Carver''': ''Iíd say it really is too small.''

* '''Peter Grimm:''' ''[[ItMakesSenseInContext You picked the wrong titty-bar, metal dick!]]''

*Grifter's meeting with TheAuthority in ''Point Blank''.

-->'''Midnighter''':''Just make sure you kill TAO when you get the chance. Heís giving us test-tube babies a bad nameÖ [[HeroicSociopath And thatís my job.]]''

-->'''Grifter''' (to Jack Hawksmoor): ''As much evil as The Authorityís taken down, and for some reason you leave the fucking '''internet''' alone. Whatís up with that?''
-->''Hawksmoor'': ''What can I say? Iím addicted to the message boards.''


** Not to mention slipping on the gigantic banana peel!



* The cops and their super-weapon to catch the hero just keeps failing...

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* The cops and their super-weapon weapon to catch the hero just keeps failing...failing!
** First, the weapon blows up, later, it's the plunger that blows up. [[spoiler:And finally, the cops' transport van explodes!]]

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