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* ActorAllusion: This [[Film/NationalVelvet isn't the first time]] Mickey Rooney has played a former jockey.


* ActingForTwo: Mickey Rooney plays both Grady and the alter-ego.

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* ActingForTwo: Mickey Rooney plays both Grady and the alter-ego.alter ego.


* WhatAnIdiot: The alter-ego invokes this when he points out to Grady how unwise his wish "to be big" was. A better wish would've been to win the derby fair-and-square, or do some heroic act that would've garnered respect to outweigh his previous transgressions. But no. He wished "to be a big man".

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* WhatAnIdiot: The alter-ego invokes this when he points out to Grady how unwise his wish "to be big" was. A better wish would've been to win the derby fair-and-square, or do some heroic act that would've garnered respect to outweigh his previous transgressions. But no. He wished "to be a big man".

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* PropRecycling: Michael Grady reads a copy of ''The Daily Bulletin Sports'' with the headline "Jockey Banned from All U.S. Tracks" in reference to his being banned for fixing races by doping horses. Bunny Blake's nephew Bud is later seen reading the same newspaper in "[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS5E133RingADingGirl Ring-a-Ding Girl]]".

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* WhatAnIdiot: The alter-ego invokes this when he points out to Grady how unwise his wish "to be big" was. A better wish would've been to win the derby fair-and-square, or do some heroic act that would've garnered respect to outweigh his previous transgressions. But no. He wished "to be a big man".

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* DVDCommentary: A rather infamous one where Mickey Rooney proceeds to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GR4YhS_Ru_I act like]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm1b8vbfBdc&feature=youtu.be&t=22s a complete]] {{Jerkass}} [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6SPnetR2UE to his poor interviewer]] (ironic, given the episode's subject matter), and claims no one is going to listen to said commentary because the "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VCceZUuV8g younger audience]]" is "watching...[[TheInternetIsForPorn sexy things]]".

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* ActingForTwo: Mickey Rooney plays both Grady and the alter-ego.
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