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In this 1923 short, Buster Keaton decides the best cure for a broken heart is a sailing trip around the world. Hilarity Ensues.

Not to be confused with the 1970s television show The Love Boat.

A version of "The Love Nest" can be seen at Google Video.note 


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"The Love Nest" contains examples of:

  • Klingon Promotion: Subverted — after Buster (accidentally) sends the Captain overboard, he dons the captain's hat and starts issuing orders, but it turns out the Captain is not quite dead.
  • Water Is Air: Simultaneously played straight and subverted — Buster is able to walk into the water without any breathing gear and shoot a fish with an ordinary rifle, but the gunsmoke travels to the water's surface in a bubble.

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