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Old 07-29-2012, 05:10 AM   #16
Lightning McQueenie
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Originally Posted by Snish View Post
In A Christmas Carol, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come is a silent, terrifying specter who simply points to Scrooge's grave. So Al's style is the polar opposite--maybe lifted from the movie Beetlejuice, or maybe just Al going to town. He's not one to do things halfway, and I think this would fall flat if he toned it down. I love it, I think it's hilarious--in fact one of Dean's best bits in the series!
Actually Michael Blake himself points this out, that the Ghost of Christmas Future wore black robes and that it was Jacob Marley who wore the chains. It's just supposed to show that Al hadn't done his research before dressing up (not that they had a lot of time mind you, he might not have read/watched A Christmas Carol in many years).
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