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  • Micky, a la Lawrence of Arabia, banging, shamelessly beating up, and later blowing up an empty Coca-Cola machine, with an Italian army tank in the middle of the desert no less. Awesome.
  • The entirety of "The Porpoise Song" (at both ends of the movie) is seriously made of awesome, especially since it was the first film to experiment with solarisation techniques.
  • "Nobody ever lends money to a man with a sense of humor."
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  • Peter dropping his usual ditzy persona and delivering a thoughtful, philosophical monologue on the nature of reality, which ultimately doesn't impress Davy.
  • Mike's surprise birthday party, from the eerie beginning to Mike's utterly annoyed rant. "Now, how do you like them apples?"
  • A gang of cowboys confront the four as they pass through a Wild West street. Although Davy insists they weren't looking for trouble, the main cowboy tells them that they were in for plenty of trouble for being in their way. Davy orders them to prove it. The cowboys aim their guns, but Davy fires a cannon that appeared out of nowhere and WIPES OUT THE ENTIRE GANG. Lampshaded by Peter, who asks Micky, 'Where did he get the cannon?'
  • The "Circle Sky" concert scene; in one short song, you get a glimpse of why the group packed "real" concerts not only in America (where one might credit the TV show) but also in Japan and Australia.
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  • The "Daddy's Song" sequence, featuring amazing dancing skills from Davy Jones, choreography from Toni Basil (who dances with Davy), and fun with photo negative imagery by way of some very clever camera work and costuming. Specifically, Jones and Basil were filmed going through the routine twice, once wearing black clothes against a white background, and once wearing white clothes against a black background. The film goes back and forth between both sequences, requiring Jones and Basil to match their movements exactly; sometimes they're a little off, but more often than not they nail it.


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