Red Herring: The sleeping potion

Noodle Incident: Why on Earth does a bodysnatcher owe Pseudolus a favor? Orphan’s Plot Trinket: A ring with a gaggle of geese on it. Oscar Bait: defied. It’s fairly obvious that this show was never intended to woo critics. And yet, every time it opens on Broadway, the person playing Pseudolus (first Mostel, then Silvers, and finally Nathan Lane in 2005) wins a Tony for it. Paper Thin Disguise: In some productions, Hysterium’s crossdressing disguise is far from convincing, which makes it even funnier when all the men are completely fooled by it. In one particular production, Hysterium had 5 o’clock shadow. He was going to shave it, but the director told him to keep it. Plot Line Crossover Professional Butt Kisser: Hysterium got to be the head slave of Senex mostly by constantly kissing ass. Race Against the Clock: Miles Gloriosus gives Psedolus (as Lycus) half an hour to fetch Philia before he and his men ransack the entire neighborhood in retribution. Red Herring: The sleeping potion. It does get drunk a couple of times, but always by accident and never in a way that seriously affects the plot. Remembered Too Late: Pseudolus remembers he can’t read, but seems to forget that Hero can, so the latter takes the recipe for the potion. Rule of Three: “He raped Thrace thrice?” Scooby Dooby Doors: The stage version can feature this during the closing chase scene. Servile Snarker: Pseudolus is always using his wit subtly sometimes not subtly his masters. The Soprano: Philia, as The Ingenue. Someday This Will Come in Handy: Among the really few skills of Pseudolous there’s the absolute mastery of a peculiar form of sign language, spoken by a small population of mute amazons (on the “Island of Silent Women”), one of whom was his nanny as a kid. Guess where his Love at First Sight comes from and what language she uses Gymnasia the Silent! The Speechless: Gymnasia, Pseudolous’ love interest. Spoof Aesop: the final sung lines:What is the moral? Must be a moral.

Celine Replica Bags But that’s not all; Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney, Jr.), The Wolf Man himself, joins our heroes to stop Dracula. Too bad that he happens to turn into a werewolf at most inappropriate times. Alas, they forgot that it opened the other way and get a very nasty surprise. Affably Evil: Dracula, especially in his “Dr. Lejos” persona. Affectionate Parody: Of Universal Horror, while at the same time remaining within the (very loose) canon of the 1930s 40s series. Animated Credits Opening: Done by Walter Lantz, of Woody Woodpecker fame. Aside Glance: At one point while fleeing from the Monster, Wilbur pulls off a successful Tablecloth Yank, which leads to him briefly grinning at the audience with a pleased “ta daa!” expression before remembering himself and fleeing again. Asshole Victim: McDougal, who is bitten by the Wolf Man, but lives. The Atoner: After spending the last three movies trying to find a permanent way to die, Larry Talbot has finally given up and decided that since he can’t die or be cured, he’ll spend his days hunting other monsters, hoping to balance out the murders he’ll inevitably commit by taking out Dracula and his ilk. Axe Before Entering: The Monster breaking through a door. Behind the Black: When Wilbur finds the secret room with the Monster and Dracula in it, he doesn’t notice anything at first because of this. Berserk Button: Wilbur cracking “wolf” jokes is this to Talbot. Big Bad Ensemble: Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Wolf Man, although Dracula is the true Big Bad. Big Damn Heroes: Larry’s transformation occurs just in time to fight off Dracula. Bowdlerise: Almost every scene involving a monster had to be removed before the Australian film board would allow its release. Breaking the Bonds: Replica Celine Sale The Monster breaks his operating table bonds in the climax. The Cameo: Vincent Price voices the final line of the film:”Allow me to introduce myself: I’m The Invisible Man. Hahahahaha!” Celine Replica Bags

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