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** Even by the standards of the rest of the film, "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" is absolutely ''gloriously'' psychedelic (which probably didn't help the common perception that the song was secretly about LSD, something the Beatles repeatedly denied).

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** Ringo's introduction also includes him stating that "Compared with my life, Eleanor Rigby's was a gay, mad whirl."


'''Chief''': Yes, I think I'll make a blue burger out of him.\\

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'''Chief''': Yes, I think I'll make a blue burger boob-burger out of him.\\


* HistorialInJoke: After being defeated, Max suggests to Chief that that they go to Argentina. This is a reference to various conspiracy theories stating that Adolf Hitler and several high-ranking Nazis faked their suicides and fled to Argentina.

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* HistorialInJoke: HistoricalInJoke: After being defeated, Max suggests to Chief that that they go to Argentina. This is a reference to various conspiracy theories stating that Adolf Hitler and several high-ranking Nazis faked their suicides and fled to Argentina.

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* HistorialInJoke: After being defeated, Max suggests to Chief that that they go to Argentina. This is a reference to various conspiracy theories stating that Adolf Hitler and several high-ranking Nazis faked their suicides and fled to Argentina.


* DefrostingTheIceQueen: After losing the battle, the other Meanies make a hasty retreat for the hills, while the Chief angrily confronts Jeremy, who reads from a poem about flowers, and roses start growing all over the Chief Blue Meanie. He starts to cry, makes a FaceHeelTurn, and joins the Beatles and Pepperlanders in celebrating.

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* DefrostingTheIceQueen: DefrostingIceKing: After losing the battle, the other Meanies make a hasty retreat for the hills, while the Chief angrily confronts Jeremy, who reads from a poem about flowers, and roses start growing all over the Chief Blue Meanie. He starts to cry, makes a FaceHeelTurn, HeelFaceTurn, and joins the Beatles and Pepperlanders in celebrating.

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* ProductDisplacement: After Creator/UnitedArtists' distribution rights transferred to Apple Records, the latter removed UA's VanityPlate from the movie, and all of its surviving publicity materials.


* ContrivedCoincidence: The Beatles just happen to be perfect physical duplicates to the legendary Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club band. (In modern DVD cut they are implied to be linked to each other in some odd metaphysical fashion.) Lampshaded to a degree when the Lord Mayor meets them.

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* ContrivedCoincidence: The Beatles just happen to be perfect physical duplicates to the legendary Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club band. (In modern DVD cut they are implied to be John's Pepperland counterpart explicitly says he's John's alter-ego, implying that they're linked to each other in some odd metaphysical fashion.) fashion) Lampshaded to a degree when the Lord Mayor meets them.



'''Lord Mayor:''' No, no ... Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band!\\

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'''Lord Mayor:''' No, no ... Sgt Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band!\\



* CoolOldGuy: Young Fred and the Lord Mayor.

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* CoolOldGuy: Young Old/Young Fred and the Lord Mayor.



* GoneHorriblyRight: When Jeremy repairs the sub's engine, it starts up and goes zooming off into the distance with Young Fred helpless to stop it, leaving everybody else behind.
* GoYeHeroesGoAndDie: Young Fred's motivational speech just before the Beatles enter the Submarine.

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* GoneHorriblyRight: When Jeremy repairs the sub's engine, it starts up and goes zooming off into the distance with Young Fred helpless to stop it, leaving everybody else behind.
* GoYeHeroesGoAndDie: Young Fred's motivational speech just before the Beatles enter the Submarine.



* JumpedAtTheCall: All the Beatles. How they managed to understand Young Fred's [[{{Angrish}} garbled explanation]] is anyone's guess.

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* JumpedAtTheCall: All the Beatles. How they managed to understand Young Fred's [[{{Angrish}} garbled explanation]] is anyone's guess.



** And then there are a couple of instances of exchanges between Ringo and Young Fred:

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** And then there are a couple of instances of exchanges between Ringo and Young Fred:



* MathematiciansAnswer: After George peruses the motor and electrocutes himself, Young Fred asks him what he thinks.

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* MathematiciansAnswer: After George peruses the motor and electrocutes himself, Young Fred asks him what he thinks.



** Young Fred's repeated incoherent explanation of what's going on in Pepperland:

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** Young Fred's repeated incoherent explanation of what's going on in Pepperland:



-->'''Ringo:''' ''(When they pick up John)'' Now, listen to Young Fred.\\

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-->'''Ringo:''' ''(When they pick up John)'' Now, listen to Young old Fred.\\



* SecurityCling: The Lord Mayor jumps into Young Fred's arms during the Blue Meanie attack.

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* SecurityCling: The Lord Mayor jumps into Young Fred's arms during the Blue Meanie attack.



** In a parody of his tendency towards profound pronouncements, Lennon's character attempts to [[HandWave explain]] the uncanny resemblance between themselves and Sgt. Pepper's Band. The other characters promptly laugh it off and attempt to [[PercussiveMaintenance bash open]] their glass prison while he's still talking. It gets better. If you listen closely, John's explanation eventually evolves into some kind of recipe[[note]]It sounds like a recipe for scrambled eggs, which was, according to legend, the working title for "Yesterday."[[/note]]

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** In a parody of his tendency towards profound pronouncements, Lennon's character attempts to [[HandWave explain]] the uncanny resemblance between themselves and Sgt. Pepper's Band. The other characters promptly laugh it off and attempt to [[PercussiveMaintenance bash open]] their glass prison while he's still talking. It gets better. If you listen closely, John's explanation eventually evolves devolves into some kind of recipe[[note]]It sounds like a recipe for scrambled eggs, which was, according to legend, the working title for "Yesterday."[[/note]]



* UnflinchingFaithInTheBrakes: Young Fred as Ringo drives a car toward him in the mansion.
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Practically everything the Beatles see in the course of the film.

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* UnflinchingFaithInTheBrakes: Young Fred as Ringo drives a car toward him in the mansion.
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Practically everything the Beatles see in the course of the film.film, even in their own house.



** Jeremy fixes the submarine's propeller ([[GoneHorriblyRight so well, unfortunately,]] [[OutOfTheFryingPan that Young Fred can't turn it off and is forced to leave without the Beatles]]), and later helps [[spoiler: take down the Blue Meanie Leader at the end and the Meanies into making peace.]]

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** Jeremy fixes the submarine's propeller ([[GoneHorriblyRight so well, unfortunately,]] [[OutOfTheFryingPan that Young Fred can't turn it off and is forced to leave without the Beatles]]), and later helps [[spoiler: take down the Blue Meanie Leader at the end and the Meanies into making peace.]]

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** The ''Hey, Bulldog!'' sequence has many of the elements of a ScoobyDoobyDoors gag, with characters appearing and disappearing at random, confusing the antagonist (though given that the beatles had near-perfect duplicates at this point it's somewhat justified).


* ButtMonkey: Ringo for the good guys, and Max for the Blue Meanies.

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* ButtMonkey: Ringo for the good guys, and Max for the Blue Meanies. Jeremy also takes his fair share of abuse, though he shrugs most of it off with good humour.


* SpaceJews
** "Are you... blueish? You don't ''look'' blueish..." [[WordOfGod Production supervisor John Coates]] claims this moment was meant as commentary on the stereotypical casting of Jewish actors as villains. Interestingly, apparently the Blue Meanies were originally planned to be a different color, like red or purple; it was an accident that they turned out blue. Granted, "Blue Meanies" does sound better than "Purple Meanies." [[RuleOfFunny it could also be argued that the fact that Blue Meanies being more fun to say could have tipped the decision in its favor.]] Making them "''Blue'' Meanies" could also be considered a TakeThat against the police. Then there's the subgenus of magic mushrooms called Blue Meanies, although the name might just postdate the film.

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* SpaceJews
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SpaceJews: The Blue Meanies. "Are you... blueish? You don't ''look'' blueish..." [[WordOfGod Production supervisor John Coates]] claims this moment was meant as commentary on the stereotypical casting of Jewish actors as villains. Interestingly, apparently the Blue Meanies were originally planned to be a different color, like red or purple; it was an accident that they turned out blue. Granted, "Blue Meanies" does sound better than "Purple Meanies." [[RuleOfFunny it could also be argued that the fact that Blue Meanies being more fun to say could have tipped the decision in its favor.]] Making them "''Blue'' Meanies" could also be considered a TakeThat against the police. Then there's the subgenus of magic mushrooms called Blue Meanies, although the name might just postdate the film."


-->'''Chief Blue Meanie:''' Pepperland is a tickle of joy on the blue belly of the universe. ''[[SugarApocalypse It must be scratched]]''. Right, Max?\\

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-->'''Chief --->'''Chief Blue Meanie:''' Pepperland is a tickle of joy on the blue belly of the universe. ''[[SugarApocalypse It must be scratched]]''. Right, Max?\\


* BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad: The Blue Meanies take it to the logical extreme by saying "no" instead of "yes".

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* BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad: BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad
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The Blue Meanies take it to the logical extreme by saying "no" instead of "yes".


* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: All four of the Beatles.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
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All four of the Beatles.Beatles while they're onscreen.



* CrapsackWorld: Liverpool is a black and white city with people either frozen or forever stuck in repetitive motions.

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* CrapsackWorld: CrapsackWorld
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Liverpool is a black and white city with people either frozen or forever stuck in repetitive motions.



* DelusionsOfEloquence: Jeremy occasionally lapses into this when fixing the Yellow Submarine's propeller before the yellow sub takes off without them:

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* DelusionsOfEloquence: DelusionsOfEloquence
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Jeremy occasionally lapses into this when fixing the Yellow Submarine's propeller before the yellow sub takes off without them:



* DirectorsCut: There are at least two versions of this film -- [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEv6TpiA9ZM the one seen in most American theaters]] and available on video until about 1991, and the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTckKxX8n7E remastered version]] that has the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAPHqd1kKwQ "Hey Bulldog"]] sequence and some changes of pacing and sequencing in that area and available on DVD.

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* DirectorsCut: DirectorsCut
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There are at least two versions of this film -- [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEv6TpiA9ZM the one seen in most American theaters]] and available on video until about 1991, and the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTckKxX8n7E remastered version]] that has the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAPHqd1kKwQ "Hey Bulldog"]] sequence and some changes of pacing and sequencing in that area and available on DVD.



* DwindlingParty: The citizens of Pepperland during the invasion.

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* DwindlingParty: DwindlingParty
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The citizens of Pepperland during the invasion.



* EvilLaugh: The Blue Meanies, especially the Chief.

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* EvilLaugh: EvilLaugh
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The Blue Meanies, especially the Chief.



* ExtraDigits: The Blue Meanies have six-fingered hands to emphasize their overall wrongness/evilness.

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* ExtraDigits: ExtraDigits
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The Blue Meanies have six-fingered hands to emphasize their overall wrongness/evilness.



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Getting the Blue Meanies' hats past the Creator/{{Disney}} Legal Department radar, and the brief nudity in "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds"?

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: GettingCrapPastTheRadar
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Getting the Blue Meanies' hats past the Creator/{{Disney}} Legal Department radar, and the brief nudity in "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds"?



* HaveAGayOldTime:

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* HaveAGayOldTime:HaveAGayOldTime



** (And many many more.)



* ImTakingHerHomeWithMe: Ringo's feelings toward Jeremy manifest themselves as this more or less.
** Also, a line spoken by John during "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band": "You're such a lovely audience. We'd like to take you home with us. We'd love to take you home."
*** Of course the latter is a quote from the actual song and therefore pre-dates the film.

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* ImTakingHerHomeWithMe: ImTakingHerHomeWithMe
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Ringo's feelings toward Jeremy manifest themselves as this more or less.
** Also, a line spoken by John during "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band": "You're such a lovely audience. We'd like to take you home with us. We'd love to take you home."
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" Of course the latter is a quote from the actual song and therefore pre-dates the film.



* LamePunReaction: "Call a road service." "Can't, no road." "And we're not ''sub''... scribers." The other Beatles [[CollectiveGroan seem physically pained]] by that one.

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* LamePunReaction: LamePunReaction
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"Call a road service." "Can't, no road." "And we're not ''sub''... scribers." The other Beatles [[CollectiveGroan seem physically pained]] by that one.



* LargeHam: The Chief Meanie plays this to perfection, alternately talking calmly and yelling when excited or upset. Example:

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* LargeHam: LargeHam
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The Chief Meanie plays this to perfection, alternately talking calmly and yelling when excited or upset. Example:



* LimitedAnimation: One of the defining films of the genre, often misattributed to avant-garde artist Peter Max; and a who's-who of British animation; helped inspire Creator/TerryGilliam of ''Creator/MontyPython'' fame.

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* LimitedAnimation: LimitedAnimation
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One of the defining films of the genre, often misattributed to avant-garde artist Peter Max; and a who's-who of British animation; helped inspire Creator/TerryGilliam of ''Creator/MontyPython'' fame.



-->'''Jeremy:''' "Medic, pedic, Zed Oblique. Orfic, Morphic, Dorphic, Greek. ''Ad hoc'', ''ad loc'', and ''quid pro quo'' -- So little time, so much to know!"

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-->'''Jeremy:''' ** Jeremy says "Medic, pedic, Zed Oblique. Orfic, Morphic, Dorphic, Greek. ''Ad hoc'', ''ad loc'', and ''quid pro quo'' -- So little time, so much to know!"



* MonsterClown: The Meanies use really freaky looking clowns (known as "Countdown Clowns") as an alarm system. They've got no arms and really do look horrific. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dTKKSxlgu4 The noise they make when they're alarmed REALLY doesn't help.]] Plus, things tend to explode when you press their squeaky noses.

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* MonsterClown: MonsterClown
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The Meanies use really freaky looking clowns (known as "Countdown Clowns") as an alarm system. They've got no arms and really do look horrific. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dTKKSxlgu4 The noise they make when they're alarmed REALLY doesn't help.]] Plus, things tend to explode when you press their squeaky noses.



* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: John suddenly gains the ability to make his words manifest into reality just in time for his "fight" with the Glove. For some reason, live-action Paul can do this by the end of the movie, too.
** The movie sort of justifies it by saying that John has "a big mouth", though that could just as easily be sarcasm on their part.

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* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: John suddenly gains the ability to make his words manifest into reality just in time for his "fight" with the Glove. For some reason, live-action Paul can do this by the end of the movie, too.
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too. The movie sort of justifies it by saying that John has "a big mouth", though that could just as easily be sarcasm on their part.



* NothingExcitingEverHappensHere: At the beginning of the film, Ringo is lamenting his boring life.
** Subverted a few moments later, when he starts walking down [[MeaningfulName Hope Street...]]

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* NothingExcitingEverHappensHere: At the beginning of the film, Ringo is lamenting his boring life.
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life. Subverted a few moments later, when he starts walking down [[MeaningfulName Hope Street...]]



* OurMonstersAreWeird: Given the trippiness of the rest of the movie, this is understandable.
** Apparently Music/JohnLennon designed some of them[[note]]He was not pleased when he wasn't credited for this[[/note]], which explains even more.

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* OurMonstersAreWeird: Given the trippiness of the rest of the movie, this is understandable.
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understandable. Apparently Music/JohnLennon designed some of them[[note]]He was not pleased when he wasn't credited for this[[/note]], which explains even more.



* ProductPlacement: The Apple Bonkers use green apples as their weapons for bonking people on the head, and [[ShapedLikeItself Apple Records' corporate logo is a green apple.]]

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* ProductPlacement: ProductPlacement
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The Apple Bonkers use green apples as their weapons for bonking people on the head, and [[ShapedLikeItself Apple Records' corporate logo is a green apple.]]



* RunningGag: Young Fred's repeated incoherent explanation of what's going on in Pepperland:

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* RunningGag: RunningGag
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Young Fred's repeated incoherent explanation of what's going on in Pepperland:



* SchmuckBait: Ringo and the lever. (Granted, of course, [[StealthPun he's a born lever-puller.]])

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* SchmuckBait: SchmuckBait
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Ringo and the lever. (Granted, of course, [[StealthPun he's a born lever-puller.]])



* ScoobyDoobyDoors: At least three different points in the film could be legitimately claimed as Scooby Dooby Doors moments, though only one features doors outright. In the Beatles' mansion, a weird alien creature, a floating hat, a black guy in a yellow suit, a butterfly, a woman's hand, an eggcup, a tobacco pipe with a face, a rocking horse, a skull and crossbones, Franchise/{{Batman}}, an umbrella and pair of glasses. All going in and out of doors in about five seconds.

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* ScoobyDoobyDoors: ScoobyDoobyDoors
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At least three different points in the film could be legitimately claimed as Scooby Dooby Doors moments, though only one features doors outright. In the Beatles' mansion, a weird alien creature, a floating hat, a black guy in a yellow suit, a butterfly, a woman's hand, an eggcup, a tobacco pipe with a face, a rocking horse, a skull and crossbones, Franchise/{{Batman}}, an umbrella and pair of glasses. All going in and out of doors in about five seconds.



* SpaceJews: "Are you... blueish? You don't ''look'' blueish..." [[WordOfGod Production supervisor John Coates]] claims this moment was meant as commentary on the stereotypical casting of Jewish actors as villains. Interestingly, apparently the Blue Meanies were originally planned to be a different color, like red or purple; it was an accident that they turned out blue. Granted, "Blue Meanies" does sound better than "Purple Meanies."
** On that note, [[RuleOfFunny it could also be argued that the fact that Blue Meanies being more fun to say could have tipped the decision in its favor.]]
** Making them "''Blue'' Meanies" could also be considered a TakeThat against the police.
** Then there's the subgenus of magic mushrooms called Blue Meanies, although the name might just postdate the film.

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* SpaceJews: SpaceJews
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"Are you... blueish? You don't ''look'' blueish..." [[WordOfGod Production supervisor John Coates]] claims this moment was meant as commentary on the stereotypical casting of Jewish actors as villains. Interestingly, apparently the Blue Meanies were originally planned to be a different color, like red or purple; it was an accident that they turned out blue. Granted, "Blue Meanies" does sound better than "Purple Meanies."
** On that note,
" [[RuleOfFunny it could also be argued that the fact that Blue Meanies being more fun to say could have tipped the decision in its favor.]]
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]] Making them "''Blue'' Meanies" could also be considered a TakeThat against the police.
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police. Then there's the subgenus of magic mushrooms called Blue Meanies, although the name might just postdate the film.



* StealthPun:

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* StealthPun:StealthPun
** One occurs while Fred is talking to the Beatles.



* TakeThat: Most Blue Meanies have MickeyMouse ears. The Chief Meanie has ears that look somewhat like Oswald the Lucky Rabbit's.

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* TakeThat: TakeThat
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Most Blue Meanies have MickeyMouse ears. The Chief Meanie has ears that look somewhat like Oswald the Lucky Rabbit's.



* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: They defeat one monster by making fun of how ugly it is.
** Said monster was totally harmless. [[TheGrotesque Poor monster]]...

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* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: TalkingTheMonsterToDeath
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They defeat one monster by making fun of how ugly it is.
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is. Said monster was totally harmless. [[TheGrotesque Poor monster]]...



* {{Technobabble}}: In a parody of his tendency towards profound pronouncements, Lennon's character attempts to [[HandWave explain]] the uncanny resemblance between themselves and Sgt. Pepper's Band. The other characters promptly laugh it off and attempt to [[PercussiveMaintenance bash open]] their glass prison while he's still talking.
** It gets better. If you listen closely, John's explanation eventually evolves into some kind of recipe[[note]]It sounds like a recipe for scrambled eggs, which was, according to legend, the working title for "Yesterday."[[/note]]

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* {{Technobabble}}: {{Technobabble}}
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In a parody of his tendency towards profound pronouncements, Lennon's character attempts to [[HandWave explain]] the uncanny resemblance between themselves and Sgt. Pepper's Band. The other characters promptly laugh it off and attempt to [[PercussiveMaintenance bash open]] their glass prison while he's still talking.
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talking. It gets better. If you listen closely, John's explanation eventually evolves into some kind of recipe[[note]]It sounds like a recipe for scrambled eggs, which was, according to legend, the working title for "Yesterday."[[/note]]



* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: When a monster gets inside the submarine, everyone comments on how incredibly ugly it is until it's driven to tears, at which point they kick it out of the sub.

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* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: WhatMeasureIsANonHuman
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When a monster gets inside the submarine, everyone comments on how incredibly ugly it is until it's driven to tears, at which point they kick it out of the sub.



** He fixes the submarine's propeller ([[GoneHorriblyRight so well, unfortunately,]] [[OutOfTheFryingPan that Young Fred can't turn it off and is forced to leave without the Beatles]]), and later helps [[spoiler: take down the Blue Meanie Leader at the end and the Meanies into making peace.]]

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** He Jeremy fixes the submarine's propeller ([[GoneHorriblyRight so well, unfortunately,]] [[OutOfTheFryingPan that Young Fred can't turn it off and is forced to leave without the Beatles]]), and later helps [[spoiler: take down the Blue Meanie Leader at the end and the Meanies into making peace.]]


* CatchPhrase: George's is "It's all in the mind (y'know)."
** The production team had also had John drop this line at the end of the "Strawberry Fields" [[WesternAnimation/TheBeatles television episode]].
** This may be a ShoutOut to ''Radio/TheGoonShow'', which sometimes used the phrase in its closing narration.

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* CatchPhrase: CatchPhrase
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George's is "It's all in the mind (y'know)."
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" The production team had also had John drop this line at the end of the "Strawberry Fields" [[WesternAnimation/TheBeatles television episode]].
** This
episode]]. It may be a ShoutOut to ''Radio/TheGoonShow'', which sometimes used the phrase in its closing narration.

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