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In 1980 Richard Pryor set himself on fire while free-basing cocaine and drinking 151-proof rum. He ran down his street in Northridge, Calif., until subdued by police. He even joked about it years later in his stand up comedy routine: He waved a lit match around and asked the audience "What's this? It's Richard Pryor running down the street." Richard ...


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Lew's presented character traits aside, it is as if this needs to appear in the film. Lew Hayward represents Jacob Marley of "A Christmas Carol" - and as noted in this Scrooged trivia excerpt from IMDB, Lew placed himself in his current state due to his actions while alive as did his Dickens counterpart. Lew Hayward says the line because Jacob Marley says ...


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The question is tricky because there is the movie (Scrooged) and the TV show within the movie. I believe the slow-motion effect was for the audience watching Scrooged, to show something magical happening. (IIRC, the slow-motion coin is caught by Frank, and acts as the transition from the TV show to the "real" world depicted in which Frank has had a ...


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