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YMMV / The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?

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  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: All of the musical numbers, but "Shook Out of Shape (Schick Out of Shave)" and "Choo Choo" in particular stand out. And I mean, stand out. These are sort of justified by the amusement-park cabaret setting, but plot-wise? Zilch. The main characters aren't even present for most of them. Given the quality of the story, however, this may not be such a bad thing, as they allow the audience to see less of the movie.
    • The ticket-selling monkey robot.
    Crow: "Did you guys just see that or did I imagine it?"
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Ortega.
  • Hollywood Homely: Estrella is supposedly an ugly hag whom even a fat middle-aged drunk wouldn't deign to have sex with. She looks too much like Elizabeth Taylor to qualify as hideous, although that mole is a tad off-putting.
  • Informed Ability: The weird ballroom dancing couple at the beginning (Marge and Bill) are supposed to be really good, except lately the woman has been making mistakes because of her drinking problem. When we see the act, it looks like nothing but twirling and stretching. Later we see the manager (or whatever) looking concerned and upset at what's going on, even though nothing strange is happening until she falls down. There is literally nothing different between when they're supposedly good and when she's "making a lot of mistakes".
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  • Narm: The entire movie, but especially the aforementioned monkey robot.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The opening credits and the kooky organ noises are actually pretty unnerving.
    • This picture is actually rather spooky and dramatic (YMMV when the face morphs into a kooky zombie-monster, though).
  • Padding: Lots of it. Ignoring the completely pointless song and dance numbers, there are also many extended shots of the amusement park as well as a very long and uneventful chase scene at the end.
  • Unintentionally Unsympathetic: Jerry is supposed to be a likably free-spirited young man who meets a tragic end, but he comes off as a lazy deadbeat and crappy boyfriend instead. Hell, he only gets hypnotized in the first place because he ditches his girlfriend to try to win over a stripper. It's hard to feel very sorry for him at the end.
  • What an Idiot!: After Jerry tries to strangle Angela, her mother not only fails to call the police, but allows Angela and Harold to go looking for Jerry that night.


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