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* In some productions, if the trick knife doesn't go off on a customer during the murdering montage in the final reprise of "Joanna," Todd and the customer just exchange a look before Todd sends the poor bastard down the chute anyway, hoping he'll just die on the way down.

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* In some productions, if the trick knife razor doesn't go off on a customer during the murdering montage in the final reprise of "Joanna," Todd and the customer just exchange a look before Todd sends the poor bastard down the chute anyway, hoping he'll just die on the way down.



* While at market, Sweeney goes for his knife when he sees Judge Turpin out of the corner of his eye. Mrs. Lovett quickly reminds him that this is ''not'' the place to commit a murder and he puts his blade away, looking sheepishly at the ground like a punished child.

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* While at market, Sweeney goes for his knife razor when he sees Judge Turpin Beadle Bamford out of the corner of his eye. Mrs. Lovett quickly reminds him that this is ''not'' the place to commit a murder and he puts his blade away, looking sheepishly at the ground like a punished child.

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** This:
--->'''Mrs. Lovett:''' This is a bit stringy, but of course, it's our fiddle player.\\
'''Sweeney:''' No, no, this isn't fiddle player -- it's piccolo player.\\
'''Mrs. Lovett:''' How can you tell?\\
'''Sweeney:''' It's ''piping hot''.\\
'''Mrs. Lovett:''' ''[visibly fighting a grin]'' ...Then blow on it first.\\
''[They both cackle like hyenas.]''
** This number is ''so'' funny, most productions have it so Sweeney and Mrs. Lovett are ''utterly cracking up'' the whole time. Not even the nihilistic SerialKiller and his {{Yandere}} partner-in-crime are immune to {{corpsing}}.

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** In the ''Live in Concert'' version, Hearn glares into the audience, looking hilariously done with the whole thing, and then decides to shave the man normally, clearly thinking "Fine, just this once..."


--> '''Mrs. Lovett:''': Wouldn't do in ''my'' shop,

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--> '''Mrs. Lovett:''': Lovett:''' Wouldn't do in ''my'' shop,

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* Mrs. Mooney also turns up in "The Worst Pies in London," with Mrs. Lovett grousing about her rival's more prosperous business--noting that the missing neighborhood cats probably have something to do with it.
--> '''Mrs. Lovett:''': Wouldn't do in ''my'' shop,
--> Just the thought of it's enough to make you sick--
--> And I'm telling you, them pussycats is ''quick''!"


** This can also cross into both heartwarming and TearJerker territory, depending on the production, as some utilize this bit to give Sweeney a PetTheDog moment, with strong implications of "Benjamin Barker" shining through, which involves ''still'' more FridgeBrilliance. Damn, Sondheim...that's why Shakespeare is so brilliant, to be blunt about it.)


** Special note goes to Pirelli's shaving competition against Sweeney. While Pirelli is callously hurting Toby while sharpening his razor, bragging about shaving kings and the Pope, and generally making a flamboyantly cocky show of a performance, Sweeney just quietly sharpens his razor, mixes his cream, and applies it to his client's face. Once he gets to the actual shaving, Sweeney completes it in all of five seconds off screen. Also doubles as an [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesome Moment]] for Sweeney.

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** Special note goes to Pirelli's shaving competition against Sweeney. While Pirelli is callously hurting Toby while sharpening his razor, bragging about shaving kings and the Pope, and generally making a flamboyantly cocky show of a performance, Sweeney just quietly sharpens his razor, mixes his cream, and applies it to his client's face. Once he gets to the actual shaving, Sweeney completes it in all of five seconds off screen. Also doubles as an [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Awesome Moment]] for Sweeney.



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* The 1982 version has Mrs. Lovett react with shock when she learns Todd murdered Pirelli... until Todd explains Pirelli tried to blackmail him.
--> '''Mrs. Lovett:''' Well, that's a different matter. What a relief, dear! For a moment I thought you'd lost your marbles.


--->’’Sweeney:[[NotHelpingYourCase (in the creepiest voice ever)]]’’ [[ComeOutComeOutWhereeverYouAre Come on out,]] [[KubrickStare little boy...]]

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--->’’Sweeney:[[NotHelpingYourCase (in the creepiest voice ever)]]’’ [[ComeOutComeOutWhereeverYouAre [[ComeOutComeOutWhereverYouAre Come on out,]] [[KubrickStare little boy...]]


* During "God, That's Good!" Mrs. Lovett obviously loves the fact that Mrs. Mooney is loosing all her money, and is gossiping about it.

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* During "God, That's Good!" Mrs. Lovett obviously loves the fact that Mrs. Mooney is loosing losing all her money, and is gossiping about it.



** Johnny Depp's perfomance as [[TheStoic the oh so much stoic]] Mr. Todd is quite dark in all the film... Except in those scenes, [[TheComicallySerious his usual quiet stoic nature is in extreme contrast to the cheerful and happy beach and coast scenes]]. The whole time, he retains his stone-faced scowl and slumped posture. Stoic HilarityEnsues.

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** Johnny Depp's perfomance performance as [[TheStoic the oh so much stoic]] Mr. Todd is quite dark in all the film... Except in those scenes, [[TheComicallySerious his usual quiet stoic nature is in extreme contrast to the cheerful and happy beach and coast scenes]]. The whole time, he retains his stone-faced scowl and slumped posture. Stoic HilarityEnsues.


* The contest between Pirelli and Todd in the Hearn/Lansbury version. Pirelli is being all flair and pomp, not even aware of the man's pain as he shaves him. Meanwhile, Todd just mixes the lather, sharpenes the blade, ect. Pirelli's expressions and gestures are pretty funny, but the man he's shaving's expression at the line 'Talent given to meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! By GOOOOOOOOOOD! |-' is priceless.

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* The contest between Pirelli and Todd in the Hearn/Lansbury version. Pirelli is being all flair and pomp, not even aware of the man's pain as he shaves him. Meanwhile, Todd just mixes the lather, sharpenes the blade, ect. Pirelli's expressions and gestures are pretty funny, but the man he's shaving's expression at the line 'Talent "Talent given to meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! By GOOOOOOOOOOD! |-' |-" is priceless.



** And then it cuts to the beginning of Kiss Me, where Johanna is clearly in distress:

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** And then it cuts to the beginning of Kiss Me, "Kiss Me", where Johanna is clearly in distress:


—->’’’Mrs. Lovett:(trying to be reassuring)’’’ It’s alright, love! ‘’’(singing gently but nervously)’’’ Nothin’s gonna harm you, not while I’m around...
—->’’’Sweeney:(in the creepiest voice ever)’’’ Come on out, little boy...

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—->’’’Mrs. --->’’Mrs. Lovett:(trying to be reassuring)’’’ reassuring)’’ It’s alright, love! ‘’’(singing ‘’(singing gently but nervously)’’’ nervously)’’ Nothin’s gonna harm you, not while I’m around...
—->’’’Sweeney:(in --->’’Sweeney:[[NotHelpingYourCase (in the creepiest voice ever)’’’ ever)]]’’ [[ComeOutComeOutWhereeverYouAre Come on out, out,]] [[KubrickStare little boy...]]

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* Near the end of the show, when Mrs. Lovett and Sweeney are in the cellar trying to find a traumatized Toby:
—->’’’Mrs. Lovett:(trying to be reassuring)’’’ It’s alright, love! ‘’’(singing gently but nervously)’’’ Nothin’s gonna harm you, not while I’m around...
—->’’’Sweeney:(in the creepiest voice ever)’’’ Come on out, little boy...


** Special note goes to Pirelli's shaving competition against Sweeney. While Pirelli is callously hurting Toby while sharpening his razor, bragging about shaving kings and the Pope, and generally making a flamboyantly cocky show of a performance, Sweeney just quietly sharpens his razor, mixes his cream, and applies it to his client's face. Once he gets to the actual shaving, Sweeney completes it in all of five seconds. Also doubles as an [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesome Moment]] for Sweeney.

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** Special note goes to Pirelli's shaving competition against Sweeney. While Pirelli is callously hurting Toby while sharpening his razor, bragging about shaving kings and the Pope, and generally making a flamboyantly cocky show of a performance, Sweeney just quietly sharpens his razor, mixes his cream, and applies it to his client's face. Once he gets to the actual shaving, Sweeney completes it in all of five seconds.seconds off screen. Also doubles as an [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesome Moment]] for Sweeney.


What should I do?\\
I'd rather die!''

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What should I do?\\
do? I'd rather die!''

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