It's a Wonderful Life (1946) (part 2 of 2)

Either way, George’s wanting a better life doesn’t sit well with Mary, so she makes a wish on the haunted house that his dreams will all fall apart at the seams.

Then comes another well-known moment where George offers to lasso the moon for Mary. A lot of people consider this part to be romantic, when it’s actually just disturbing.

George: Hey, that’s a pretty good idea. I’ll give you the moon, Mary.
Mary: I’ll take it! Then what?
George: Well, then you could swallow it. And it’d all dissolve, see? And the moonbeams would shoot out of your fingers and your toes, and the ends of your hair… Am I talking too much?

Holy crap. I can safely say I’ve never been that high in my life, and I would not be lying to you. Though I certainly have tried.

It's a Wonderful Life (1946) (part 2 of 2)

Somehow, Mary ends up naked in the bushes. But since nothing in George’s life can ever be this good for long, that’s when his dad decides to drop dead of a stroke. A nice, light Christmas movie, everybody!

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  • James Andrew Scott McDaniel

    This recap is so ridiculously biased it’s impossible to take seriously. It’s a bad joke that deserves no consideration.