Superman III (1983) (part 4 of 6)

In the next scene, Gus is wearing a giant foam cowboy hat. [?] He’s feeding shots to Brad and complaining that “You never do pass out!” Brad says, “Nope!” and then passes out. I understand comedy is supposed to be the reversal of expectations, but it falters a little when we can see it coming several hundred miles away.

Superman III (1983) (part 4 of 6)

God, nothing is funnier than a giant foam cowboy hat.

Gus quickly gets about his business, telling the unconscious Brad that he fooled him. Gus claims he only pretended to be drunk, then he drunkenly staggers into the back room. It hurts so much, I can only frantically claw at my eyes in an attempt to end my misery.

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Jessica Ritchey

Born in Western North Carolina, Juniper was discovered in a filthy shack in the lovely Blue Ridge Mountains, speaking a made up language to a tattered rag doll, her only companion. Her social skills have improved little in the intervening years. She is currently making flailing efforts at being a freelance writer. One of history's supreme procrastinators she plans on writing a book about it someday.

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