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Episode 131 - His Girl Friday vs. The Philadelphia Story (w/ Chris Klimek)


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Poll: Episode 131 - His Girl Friday vs. The Philadelphia Story (w/ Chris Klimek) (40 member(s) have cast votes)

Should "His Girl Friday" or "The Philadelphia Story" enter The Canon?

  1. His Girl Friday (22 votes [55.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 55.00%

  2. The Philadelphia Story (18 votes [45.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 45.00%

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#21 Dale Cooper Black®

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Posted 10 December 2017 - 12:40 PM

I am officially offering to change my vote to His Girl Friday for the low price of 1 bitcoin. Any takers?

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Posted 10 December 2017 - 09:11 PM

I hope I’m not the only one doing a terrible Cary Grant impression to the dismay of friends and family.


Cary Grant referencing Archie Leach is just sublime. His Girl Friday all the way.

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Posted 11 April 2018 - 05:13 AM

Diametrically opposed films IMO.
One treats the woman with respect, giving her wit, charisma and character.
The other places nonsensical flaws that only a male writer could come up with.
Philadelphia Story frustrates me in other ways as well. The gross male characters are treated with respect, with the film potentially agreeing with them (Cary Grant & the father). The schlocky, syrupy soapy ending that makes almost no sense, with a sudden marriage to the man with the biggest star power at the time. What a bunch of soapy nonsense; and there were glimmers of hope early on too. Total shame; but yeah His Girl Friday trumps Philadelphia by a longway.