Was John McCain a prick?

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by biotech, Sep 21, 2008.

  1. biotech

    biotech Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Most of die hard is excellent, but it always bothers me when he is fighting the guy whos brother he killed earlier and says "you should have heard your brother squeal when I broke his fucking neck".

    Its the sort of thing a bad guy would say, not the hero.

    Of course if you are watching it on tv, that wont be in it anyway.
     
  2. Tom Servo

    Tom Servo Commodore Commodore

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    If you mean John McClane, then yes he was kinda a prick in that scene. But how could he not be, given the situation. He was not supposed to be the all righteous hero, but just a normal guy.
     
  3. captcalhoun

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    you mean John McLane, don't you?

    i mean, yeah, the other guy's prick, but...
     
  4. Aragorn

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    "Yippie kai yay, Hillary Clinton."
     
  5. Emh

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    Ah, McClane. That explains my confusion on two counts: "Was" and why this thread is in this forum. :lol:
     
  6. Ethros

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    For some reason I thought this was about John McCririck when I read the title :lol:
     
  7. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

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    I also agree that John McCririck is a pain.:bolian:
     
  8. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Clean Old Mod Moderator

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    I thought McCain was quite funny and self-deprecating on SNL. ;)
     
  9. biotech

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    Yeah I meant McClain, can someone edit the title please?
     
  10. Turtletrekker

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    Truth. And yes, McLane is a prick also.
     
  11. AdmiralGarak

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    Nah. It's better this way. :)
     
  12. Agent Richard07

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    ^ I thought it was intentional.
     
  13. Samurai8472

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    Col. Stuart: McCain? John McCain? The congressman hero who saved the Nakatomi Hostages? I read about you in People's Magazine.

    John McCain: Look, I fail you cover my ass. You fail I cover your ass!
    Obama: And if we both fail?
    John McCain: Then we're both fucked!
     
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  15. DWMarch

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    Is McClane a prick? Yes. In Die Hard With a Vengeance he lies to Zeus about where a bomb was planted to get his sympathy. He tells Zeus it was in Harlem when it was actually in Chinatown.

    His best prick moment is in Live Free or Die Hard where he wonders if the villian is "still on hold with 'can I get another dead Asian hooker bitch over here right away'" and then tells him that she was "smokin' hot... I'll bet one of those is real hard to come by!"
     
  16. MeanJoePhaser

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    *Sigh* I wish John McClane were running for president.
     
  17. bigdaddy

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    Yes to both.
     
  18. Bad Bishop

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    Wimp.
     
  19. TheArsenal

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    That 2002 flick Die Hard with a Lobbyist that is nothing but two hours of McCain sitting around and drafting McCain-Feingold Act?

    Worst action movie ever.
     
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  20. auntiehill

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    Yes.

    And you win the "most ironically accurate thread title" award. :D