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Early scenes of three naked male ghosts descending on a small village to escort an aged peasant lady, Hwang Bok-ryae (Kang Buja in a feisty encore of her stage role), to the underworld are strictly local in their pratfall humor.
Although setting up a public demonstration can be a set-up for a PR pratfall, even apparently negative incidents can turn into positive publicity.
There are plastic surgery jokes, uninspired "comedy" swearing, vomiting, a pratfall into a pond and Don is regularly punched.
Cunliffe explains dismissively that these trippyhippies are merely pratfall prancers, who have no real knowledge or connection to Britain's ancient belief system.
Now, even as a kid I don't ever remember laughing at Wisdom's pratfall slapstick or his ill-fitting suit.
As such, it unrepentantly repeats the pratfall of Icarus, flying high over its historical terrain only to rediscover the obvious or, worse, the uncritical truism.
Its prosiness and its pratfall humor for the Stepsisters were leavened by Yan Chen's spunky heroine.
The Broncos have recovered from the opening pratfall to win three straight games and lead the AFC West.
Oliver admits she doesn't have one specific one-liner or pratfall that can get Dorrell going from imperturbable to having milk come out of his nose.
Barring a total Cactus League pratfall, it's highly likely McPherson will make the club.
Meanwhile, his creature (Luke Goss, looking more like the brooding, goth-y member of a boy band than Boris Karloff's neck-bolted monster) wanders around the countryside, taking an occasional pratfall and an occasional life.
The collision with Cleveland Indians first baseman Josh Phelps, and subsequent pratfall, made for a disconcerting sight, but afterward, Glaus said he was OK.
Pratfalls and fart jokes pad out the script of this repetitive, joyless, charmless, mind-numbing drivel.