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Small Details About Comedy Villains That Fans Noticed

July 15, 2021 197 votes 24 voters 1.9k views19 items

List RulesVote up the most interesting details about villains from comedy movies.

With every great comedy movie usually comes some sort of colorful villain who ends up becoming one of the most memorable characters of the whole movie. From Dr. Evil in Austin Powers to Bill Lumbergh in Office Space, these comedy flicks wouldn't be the same without their villains, and now movie buffs are turning to Reddit to point out comedy villain details that were easy to miss on a first viewing. 

All of these details contain the element of surprise, but some may shock readers more than others. One thing is for certain, though, and it's that readers will develop newfound knowledge regarding villains from comedy flicks they never knew they needed. 

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    Give It Away In 'The Big Lebowski'

    From Redditor u/wrapyourfruit:

    In The Big Lebowski (1998), the nihilists are also members of the fictional band Autobahn. One of the nihilists is Flea, the bassist from the real band, The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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    Liam Neeson Wanted To Prove 'Family Guy' Wrong By Appearing In 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

    From Redditor u/DuctapeCat:

    When Liam Neeson was asked to play the antagonist in A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) (directed by Seth McFarlane), he accepted due to a scene in Family Guy where Peter says, “Imagine Liam Neeson in a Western! Ha! With that funny accent of his!”

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    Mugatu Was Named After A 'Star Trek' Villain In 'Zoolander'

    From Redditor u/Numerous-Lemon:

    In Zoolander (2001), Mugatu was named after a Star Trek villain, called Mugato. Confirmed by Ben Stiller on Twitter.

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    Is It The Same Chaz?

    Photo: Blades of Glory / Paramount Pictures

    From Redditor u/Gr34t3rG00d:

    Will Ferrell in Blades of Glory plays a sex addict named Chaz - funny enough, his character in Wedding Crashers is also named Chaz, and he crashes funerals for sex.

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