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--> '''Crow:''' ''(as William)'' [Benjamin Franklin] was the best President we ever had.

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--> '''Crow:''' ''(as William)'' ''[as William]'' [Benjamin Franklin] was the best President we ever had.



--> '''Crow:''' ''(during a cross-dissolve between William and the spinning coin)'' [[Film/TheWizardOfOz There's no place like a bank, there's no place like a bank...]]

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--> '''Crow:''' ''(during ''[during a cross-dissolve between William and the spinning coin)'' coin]'' [[Film/TheWizardOfOz There's no place like a bank, there's no place like a bank...]]



--> '''Crow:''' ''(as Benjamin Franklin)'' Could you have your slave press my suit?

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--> '''Crow:''' ''(as ''[as Benjamin Franklin)'' Franklin]'' Could you have your slave press my suit?



--> '''Mike:''' ''(during the closing shot - a close-up of the half-dollar, with the words "The End" superimposed over it)'' Benjamin Franklin was tried in the Eighth Circuit Court on stalking charges; [[Franchise/{{Dragnet}} in a minute, the results of that trial]].

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--> '''Mike:''' ''(during ''[during the closing shot - a close-up of the half-dollar, with the words "The End" superimposed over it)'' it]'' Benjamin Franklin was tried in the Eighth Circuit Court on stalking charges; [[Franchise/{{Dragnet}} in a minute, the results of that trial]].



--> '''Servo:''' ''(as a character changes a tire)'' Ah! That must be the ''Yucca Flat''! ''(both Mike and Crow groan)''

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--> '''Servo:''' ''(as ''[as a character changes a tire)'' tire]'' Ah! That must be the ''Yucca Flat''! ''(both ''[both Mike and Crow groan)''groan]''



-->'''Servo:''' ''(annoyed)'' Okay, we ''get'' it. BREASTS!

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-->'''Servo:''' ''(annoyed)'' ''[annoyed]'' Okay, we ''get'' it. BREASTS!



''(cue slapping sounds during the entire end credits)''

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''(cue ''[cue slapping sounds during the entire end credits)''credits]''



-->'''Servo:''' ''(narrating)'' A thin plot. Endlessly restated.

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-->'''Servo:''' ''(narrating)'' ''[narrating]'' A thin plot. Endlessly restated.



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* WithCatlikeTread: "You know, for Tor, sneaking up and pursuit are ''not'' his forte."


* RunningGag: The trio constantly bring up the "flag on the moon" line and wonder just what it was supposed to mean.

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* RunningGag: RunningGag:
**
The trio constantly bring up the "flag on the moon" line and wonder just what it was supposed to mean.mean.
** The deputy's search for crullers (see PoliceAreUseless).

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!!The Segments:
[[AC:Prologue]]
* Mike and the 'Bots are putting up wallpaper on the SOL bridge. Gypsy freaks out when she sees the new style.

[[AC:Segment 1]]
* Dr. Forrester announces "Proposition Deep 13", his newest cinematic campaign to break Mike into submission. Mike puts up a brave argument, but his resistance is crushed when he learns that Coleman Francis is directing today's experiment.

[[AC:Segment 2]]
* A gang of college kids interrupts the crew's quiet time with their loud partying. Crow tries to join the party until Servo scares them off by imitating a police siren.

[[AC:Segment 3]]
* As Mike tries to read a book in peace, Crow repeatedly nags him. He REALLY wants to know if it's 11:30 yet.

[[AC:Segment 4]]
* In order to curb the ongoing rise of bad movies, Crow creates the "Film Anti-Preservation Society" to help encourage their destruction and save future generations from the agony of having to watch such horrible rubbish.

[[AC:Segment 5]]
* After Crow and Servo read a letter, Mike comes out and declares the crew's victory over Proposition Deep 13. Dr. Forrester is so demoralized by his loss that his only response is to repeatedly slap Frank while the credits roll.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Mike hates the movie, but he thinks what Crow is proposing with the Film Anti-Preservation Society is morally wrong.


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* TakeThat: "If we don't take action now, the entire filmography of Sylvester Stallone may be available for our children and our grandchildren to view."

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* DoubleTake: Mike has a verbal one in this exchange:
--> '''Narrator''': Building into the clean blue skies, the island is on the move.
--> '''Mike''': Hawaii?
--> '''Crow''': No, an ''island''.
--> '''Mike''': Wha-?



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* TerseTalker: Coleman Francis's narrator. Talks in sentence fragments. A source of bottomless mockery.
-->'''Servo:''' ''(narrating)'' A thin plot. Endlessly restated.


* ShoutOut: During footage of Casa Blanca, Tom notes the similarity between the soundtrack and the guitar riff from Music/SimonAndGarfunkel's arrangement of "Scarborough Fair", and starts singing "Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme..."

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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During footage of Casa Blanca, Tom notes the similarity between the soundtrack and the guitar riff from Music/SimonAndGarfunkel's arrangement of "Scarborough Fair", and starts singing "Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme...""
** At the sight of iron smelting, Crow exclaims, "Then Music/{{KISS}} came to town!"

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* EarWorm: The bots can't help but dance and hum along to the peppy TheSeventies music.

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* HulkSpeak: Mike & the Bots give Tor Johnson this kind of speech when they riff as him.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Crow at one point is promoting the ''Film Anti-Preservation Society'', also known as ''[[ADateWithRosiePalms FAPS]]''.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Crow at one point is promoting the ''Film Anti-Preservation Society'', also known as ''[[ADateWithRosiePalms FAPS]]''.


!!The ''Mystery Science Theater 3000'' presentation of ''Money Talks!'' contains the following tropes:
* ArtisticLicenseHistory:
** Crow, as Benjamin Franklin, asks William "Can you have your slave press my suit?" In reality, Franklin was an abolitionist.
** The short itself has Franklin refer to the use of the word "tips" for gratuities as if it's a modern invention, when the first recorded instance of that usage was [[OlderThanTheyThink in 1706.]]
* CriticalResearchFailure: Invoked.
--> '''Crow:''' ''(as William)'' [Benjamin Franklin] was the best President we ever had.
* MissingMom: "Have you seen your mother lately?"
* ShoutOut:
--> '''Crow:''' ''(during a cross-dissolve between William and the spinning coin)'' [[Film/TheWizardOfOz There's no place like a bank, there's no place like a bank...]]
* StandardFiftiesFather: Naturally, what with it being an educational short from 1951.
* ValuesDissonance: Invoked.
--> '''Crow:''' ''(as Benjamin Franklin)'' Could you have your slave press my suit?
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue:
--> '''Mike:''' ''(during the closing shot - a close-up of the half-dollar, with the words "The End" superimposed over it)'' Benjamin Franklin was tried in the Eighth Circuit Court on stalking charges; [[Franchise/{{Dragnet}} in a minute, the results of that trial]].



!!The ''Mystery Science Theater 3000'' presentation of ''Money Talks!'' contains the following tropes:
* ArtisticLicenseHistory:
** Crow, as Benjamin Franklin, asks William "Can you have your slave press my suit?" In reality, Franklin was an abolitionist.
** The short itself has Franklin refer to the use of the word "tips" for gratuities as if it's a modern invention, when the first recorded instance of that usage was [[OlderThanTheyThink in 1706.]]
* CriticalResearchFailure: Invoked.
--> '''Crow:''' ''(as William)'' [Benjamin Franklin] was the best President we ever had.
* MissingMom: "Have you seen your mother lately?"
* ShoutOut:
--> '''Crow:''' ''(during a cross-dissolve between William and the spinning coin)'' [[Film/TheWizardOfOz There's no place like a bank, there's no place like a bank...]]
* StandardFiftiesFather: Naturally, what with it being an educational short from 1951.
* ValuesDissonance: Invoked.
--> '''Crow:''' ''(as Benjamin Franklin)'' Could you have your slave press my suit?
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue:
--> '''Mike:''' ''(during the closing shot - a close-up of the half-dollar, with the words "The End" superimposed over it)'' Benjamin Franklin was tried in the Eighth Circuit Court on stalking charges; [[Franchise/{{Dragnet}} in a minute, the results of that trial]].


* TakeThat: Mike and the Bots make a RunningGag of contradicting the narrator's overly triumphalist rambling ("There's something for everyone..." "...like flights ''out''!"), building up to the final joke:
-->'''Narrator''': The Spaniards called it "Puerto Rico".
-->'''Servo''': Because they couldn't think of anything else.
-->'''Narrator''': Today, we call it...
-->'''Crow''': Cheap Labor Ville!
-->'''Narrator''': "Progress Island, U.S.A.".
-->'''Servo''': Because we have no regard for history, culture, or tradition.

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* TakeThat: RunningGag: Mike, Crow, and Tom shouting in unison whenever the Latin jazz/funk soundtrack reaches a final-sounding cadence.
-->"PUERTO RICO!"\\
"PROGRESS!"\\
"GAMBLING!"\\
"A CENTURY AGO!"[[note]] The setup line for this one is "It has formed a continuing pattern of progress that all started more than a quarter of a century ago."[[/note]]
* ShoutOut: During footage of Casa Blanca, Tom notes the similarity between the soundtrack and the guitar riff from Music/SimonAndGarfunkel's arrangement of "Scarborough Fair", and starts singing "Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme..."
* TakeThat:
**
Mike and the Bots make a RunningGag of contradicting the narrator's overly triumphalist rambling ("There's something for everyone..." "...like flights ''out''!"), building up to the final joke:
-->'''Narrator''': --->'''Narrator''': The Spaniards called it "Puerto Rico".
-->'''Servo''':
Rico".\\
'''Servo''':
Because they couldn't think of anything else.
-->'''Narrator''':
else.\\
'''Narrator''':
Today, we call it...
-->'''Crow''':
it...\\
'''Crow''':
Cheap Labor Ville!
-->'''Narrator''':
Ville!\\
'''Narrator''':
"Progress Island, U.S.A.".
-->'''Servo''':
".\\
'''Servo''':
Because we have no regard for history, culture, or tradition.



* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Crow, as Benjamin Franklin, asks William "Can you have your slave press my suit?" In reality, Franklin was an abolitionist.
** The short itself has Franklin refer to the use of the word "tips" for gratuities as if it's a modern invention, when the first recorded instance of that usage was [[OlderThanTHeyThink in 1706.]]

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: ArtisticLicenseHistory:
**
Crow, as Benjamin Franklin, asks William "Can you have your slave press my suit?" In reality, Franklin was an abolitionist.
** The short itself has Franklin refer to the use of the word "tips" for gratuities as if it's a modern invention, when the first recorded instance of that usage was [[OlderThanTHeyThink [[OlderThanTheyThink in 1706.]]



* InJoke: Crow constantly asking when it'll be lunch is a reference to Frank Conniff doing the exact same thing at the studio.



* InJoke: Crow constantly asking when it'll be lunch is a reference to Frank Conniff doing the exact same thing at the studio.



* SocietyMarchesOn: The whole "Proposition Deep 13" theme during the episode was a reference to the Culture War speech during the GOP convention in 1992.
** The name itself is an echo of Proposition 13, a famous voter-led initiative in California in TheSeventies that capped property tax hikes.

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* SocietyMarchesOn: The whole "Proposition Deep 13" theme during the episode was a reference to the Culture War speech during the GOP convention in 1992.
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1992. The name itself is an echo of Proposition 13, a famous voter-led initiative in California in TheSeventies that capped property tax hikes.


* ContinuityNod: At one point the lawmen trying to solve the string of deaths decide they'll have to parachute into a remote area:
--> '''Crow:''' Luckily, Coleman has [[Film/TheSkydivers plenty of skydiving footage lying around]].

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** Crow hums "[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S04E21MonsterAGoGo hum de de hee hee]]" while [[OverlyLongGag waiting for it to be 11:30]].
* ContinuityNod: ContinuityNod:
**
At one point the lawmen trying to solve the string of deaths decide they'll have to parachute into a remote area:
--> ---> '''Crow:''' Luckily, Coleman has [[Film/TheSkydivers plenty of skydiving footage lying around]].



* OverlyLongGag / VillainousBSOD:
-->'''Forrester:''' Frank, I'm going to start slapping you now, and I may never stop.
-->'''Frank:''' Let the healing process begin.
-->''(cue slapping sounds during the entire end credits)''

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* OverlyLongGag / VillainousBSOD:
-->'''Forrester:'''
OverlyLongGag:
** Crow wants to know how soon to 11:30 it is.
** After Proposition Deep 13 is defeated:
--->'''Forrester:'''
Frank, I'm going to start slapping you now, [[VillainousBSOD and I may never stop.
-->'''Frank:'''
stop]].\\
'''Frank:'''
Let the healing process begin.
-->''(cue
begin.\\
''(cue
slapping sounds during the entire end credits)''

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