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Who is the "Star" of Caddyshack?

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by ima_drummer2k, Mar 13, 2006.

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Who is the Star of Caddyshack?

  1. Rodney Dangerfield

    23 vote(s)
    27.1%
  2. Ted Knight

    6 vote(s)
    7.1%
  3. Bill Murray

    26 vote(s)
    30.6%
  4. Chevy Chase

    30 vote(s)
    35.3%
  1. ima_drummer2k

    ima_drummer2k Member

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    I had this argument over the weekend with some friends. Yes, we were bored. A case can be made for all 4 of these stars.

    1. Rodney Dangerfield - Come on. Every single word that comes out of his mouth is classic.

    2. Ted Knight - A darkhorse. You can't deny that he's perfect for the part of the snooty club manager.

    3. Bill Murray - Carl Spackler is in his own world in this movie. Most of his lines were improvised.

    4. Chevy Chase - I love his super dry delivery. He's got some great lines too.
     
  2. Rocketman95

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    Michael O'Keefe.

    Though, if I had to pick from one of these four, I'd go with Chevy Chase.
     
  3. codell

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    The real star of Caddyshack:

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    "Doodie!!!!"
     
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    It got to be the gopher :)
     
  6. droxford

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    The beauty of the movie is that there is no star. Each role was written, cast, directed and acted perfectly, culminating into a cinematic masterpiece.
     
  7. Master Baiter

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    Has anyone watched this movie recently? It is really horrible by today's standards.
     
  8. Rocketman95

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    Blasphemy!
     
  9. codell

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    It was on last night, ESPN classic I believe.
     
  10. droxford

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    You guys want me to hold him down while we all take turns kicking the **** out of him?
     
  11. Master Baiter

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    Caddyshack came out in 1980, over 25 years ago. Now think back to 1980. Wouldn't comedies from the 1950's seem outdated and no longer funny?
     
  12. Rocketman95

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    So, you don't think any movies before 1980 are funny? Blazing Saddles, Airplane, Annie Hall, etc.?
     
  13. The Real Shady

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    They had comedies in the 50's?

    If you grow up with a movie then it likely will never get outdated to you. If the movie was before your time then you may never get it.
     
  14. droxford

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    In the 80's (and since) I've enjoyed watching LOTS of comedies from the 50's (or earlier).
     
  15. Master Baiter

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    Perhaps there is some sort of nostalgia that makes it kind of funny but not really. I feel that comedy changes and most of the jokes from 25 years ago just aren't funny by today's standards. I also feel pretty confident that comedies that I like today will not be as funny 25 years from now.
     
  16. Master Baiter

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    I'm pushing 30 and I do not feel that Caddyshack is before my time.
     
  17. The Real Shady

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    Well, then there is something wrong with you. ;)
     
  18. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    Great cast all around. But for me, I would go with Ted Knight.
     
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    Rodney.
     
  20. No Worries

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    CS was RD's break out movie. And he had more screen time than the others.
     

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