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Questions tagged [this-is-spinal-tap]

Released in 1984, This Is Spinal Tap[3] (stylized as This Is Spın̈al Tap) is an American rock music mockumentary comedy film directed, co-written, scored by, and starring Rob Reiner. This tag should be used for the questions about this movie only.

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Is Count Rugen a nod to going up to eleven?

In This is Spinal Tap Christopher Guest’s character Nigel Tufnel has amplifiers with knobs that can be set to eleven. In The Princess Bride Guest plays Count Tyrone Rugen who, with a sixth finger on ...
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Clear references in 'This Is Spinal Tap'

For years since this movie has been released, many hard rockers have claimed that the movie hit too hard. Jeff Beck, Ozzy Osbourne, and many of the glam scene rockers of the LA Strip have said that ...
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What is the joke with Rob Reiner's hat?

In This is Spinal Tap, Rob Reiner plays a documentary filmmaker named Marty DiBergi who is wearing the same hat throughout the entire film which looks like its meant to be some sort of joke due to its ...
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How did the cucumber get detected at the airport?

In This Is Spinal Tap, one of the guys from the band has a cucumber in his groin region, but it was detected at the airport. I know there is no vegetable detectors like metal detectors. How did he ...