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All You Need is Cash
22 June 2010
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I need to figure that out myself, seeing how their not interested in selling it. a-hard-days-night-john-7

Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo! So little time! So much to know!
3 September 2013
Canberra, ACT
Apple rooftop
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Sorry to necro - but just saw a trailer for this on the Toronto DVD I was just watching.  I remember it from many years ago and will have to grab a copy, the trailer was great - the prefab four :)

5 September 2013
Ron Nasty
"Where have you been?" "I'm not telling you..."
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Can I just say, this documentary about Dirk, Stig, Nasty and Barry brings back many fond memories.

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty
5 September 2013
Inside a Letterbox
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1 December 2009

I find something new to laugh at each time I view it. Last time (aside from spotting your avatar!) it was the "You Need Feet" song...which I was slightly distressed to learn is NOT a Neil Innes original. Apparently it was written by one of the Carry On gang.

Anyone who's never seen it: Go ahead, spare an hour and watch on youtube!

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5 September 2013
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I've got it on DVD and it's brilliant. The fact that George is in it is even funnier. And Mick Jagger's bit always cracks me up, too :lol:

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2 August 2014
St Peters Church
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27 July 2014

I first saw this in the late 70's- very late at night- I believe, after Saturday Night Live. I thought, at first, I had stumbled across some little-known Beatles film, but then soon realized it was a spoof. That said, the songs in it are great. "Let's Be Natural" is my favorite. The spoof on "Yoko" is hilarious. In fact, I think I'll go watch it now. (I have the DVD.)

There's more here than meets the eye.
5 August 2014
Hollywood Bowl
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McLerristarr said
The Rutles 2 was called Can't Buy Me Lunch. I think Eric Idle made it without the others and it mostly just recycles material from the original but with extra celebrity interviews.

This pretty well sums it up.

Don't waste your time buying it, just watch it on YouTube  (if you can sit through it all)  paul-mccartney

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30 October 2014
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Found via Reddit, someone made a full album mixing Rutles songs like Love.


The following people thank parlance for this post:

Bongo, Mr. Kite

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2 December 2014
A Beginning
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Can anyone make a list of all the references parodied? I think I missed a lot. I got that they changed some though like making it george (stig) is dead instead of Paul.

5 December 2014
Mr. Kite
910 Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields, Pepperland
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4 February 2014

Just saw the movie and I loved it! Only a few minutes in when they showed Chastity for a moment I knew it was going to be great. For those who know a lot about the Beatles history (most of us) all the little jokes are particularly funny.

Some parts I particularly liked were:
(Do not read if you don't want to spoil jokes)

The Rat Keller.

(Bill) Murray the K

Blind Lemon Pye ("after I heard The Rutles I became a musician, I've been starving ever since.)

"He was born in Liverpool, grew up in Liverpool, was even married in Liverpool, and of course his football team is Everton."

Barry's wedding.

@Ron Nasty's signature.

The fact that tea was their parallel to marijuana, and that they alluded to the policeman who busted many musicians by planting drugs.

How Nasty sings Hold My Hand at the end of Love Life, just like She Loves You appears at the end of All You Need Is Love.

How they lead up to what Beatle fans would assume is Leggy's death then had him go to Australia.

The press conference in a shower. And the historical joke many may miss about Ron and Chastity's "Honeymoon rally in Nuremberg."

Ron Decline, "people would rather commit suicide than meet him."

All the Stig is Dead clues.

And of course, George's cameo!

Pretty much everything!

I might watch the second one, but it apparently doesn't have such good reviews.

If I spoke prose you'd all find out, I don't know what I talk about.

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6 December 2014
Hollywood Bowl
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28 March 2014

parlance said
Found via Reddit, someone made a full album mixing Rutles songs like Love.

That is so stupid, that I like it!  a-hard-days-night-ringo-6

BEATLES Music gives me Eargasms!
6 December 2014
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