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 July 04, 2006 1:56 PM


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 July 04, 2006 1:53 PM

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 June 19, 2006 12:33 PM


but i got to say Dory id my favorite one of all of them lgot to love Dory....  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
 June 19, 2006 12:31 PM

thnemo.gif.....i like Nemo cause he is so cute...  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
 June 18, 2006 11:04 PM

my favorite is Dory! especially the whale sounds scene! how about u? who's ur fav character and scene?  [ send green star]
 
 June 18, 2006 11:02 PM

we're obviously huge Finding Nemo fans!  [ send green star]
 
 June 18, 2006 3:25 PM

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 June 18, 2006 2:48 PM

Animals featured

Percula Clownfish

  • Dory: Regal Tang fish, Blue Tang fish, or Blue Hippo
  • Bruce: Great White Shark
  • Chum: Mako Shark
  • Anchor: Hammerhead Shark
  • Crush and Squirt: Sea Turtle
  • "Monster": Anglerfish
  • Nigel and Gerald: Australian Pelican
  • Seagulls
  • Moorish Idol

  • Bloat: Pufferfish
  • Bubbles: Yellow Tang
  • Deb: Four-Stripe Damselfish
  • Gurgle: Royal Gramma
  • Jacques: Cleaner Shrimp
  • Peach: Starfish
  • Spotted Eagle Ray

  • Tad and Phil: Long-Nosed Butterfly Fish
  • Pearl and Bob: Flapjack Octopus
  • Sheldon and Ted: Seahorse
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     June 18, 2006 2:12 PM

     confirming the connection, although she only refers to it as "the fish song" from that point on.

    In 2006, the movie was also mentioned on House, M.D. when a seemingly overprotective mother explained that she knew that her sickly daughter needed to have some freedoms — "I need to loosen up... I saw Finding Nemo, I get it, I don't need another story," she quipped in frustration. Several episodes later, House made another reference to the movie, explaining that a little girl had gratification disorder by saying she was "marching the penguin... ya-yaing the sisterhood... finding Nemo."

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     June 18, 2006 2:11 PM

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    The film's prominent use of clownfish prompted mass purchase of the animals for children's pets in the United States, even though the movie portrayed the use of fish as pets negatively and saltwater aquariums are notably tricky and expensive to maintain. [2] At the same time, the film had a central theme that "all drains lead back to the ocean." (A main character escapes from imprisonment by going down a sink drain and ending up in the sea.) This allegedly caused many children to flush their living fish down toilets in imitation of the picture. Major sewage companies teamed with Disney to release press statements that attempted to address the situation with humor. "Although all drains DO lead to water," they read, "water always passes through a turbine before leading to the ocean." [3] Of course, in the case of Sydney, much of the sewer system does pass direct to outfall pipes offshore, without treatment (although pumping does occur).

    The French children's book author Franck Le Calvez sued Disney, claiming that the story and the characters were stolen from his book Pierrot Le Poisson-Clown (Pierrot the Clownfish). The idea of Pierrot was protected in 1995 and the book was released in France in November 2002. [4] [5] Franck Le Calvez and his lawyer, Pascal Kamina, demanded from Disney a share of the profits from merchandising articles sold in France. Le Calvez and Kamina lost the lawsuit on March 12, 2004, but intended to file an appeal on October 5. [citation needed]

    Tourism in Australia has strongly increased during the summer and fall of 2003, with many tourists wanting to swim off the coast of Eastern Australia to "find Nemo." The Australian Tourist Commission (ATC) launched several marketing campaigns in China and the USA in order to improve tourism in Australia many of them using Finding Nemo movie clips. [6] [7] Queensland, Australia also used Finding Nemo to draw tourists to promote its state for vacationers. [8]

    In 2005, the movie was alluded to in the TV series Lost. One of the characters in the show, Shannon, is asked to translate some notes that are written in French. She later recognizes some of the notes as lyrics from a song played in the credits of a "cartoon fish movie." The song is Charles Trenet's "La Mer", the French original of Bobby Darin's classic "Beyond the Sea." She then proceeds to sing the song,

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     June 18, 2006 2:08 PM

    ClownfishOcellaris Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris
    Ocellaris Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris
    Scientific classificationKingdom:Animalia
    Phylum:Chordata
    Class:Actinopterygii
    Order:Perciformes
    Family:Pomacentridae
    Subfamily:Amphiprioninae
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     June 18, 2006 2:03 PM

    Marlin, Coral, and Nemo are Percula Clownfish.
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    Marlin, Coral, and Nemo are Percula Clownfish.
    Dory is a Regal Tang.
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    Dory is a Regal Tang.
    Bubbles is a Yellow Tang.
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    Bubbles is a Yellow Tang.
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     June 18, 2006 8:55 AM

    Great Amin got anymore on this topic this us very interesting i love it...  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
    Film references to Finding Nemo June 18, 2006 8:54 AM

    • Near the end of Monsters Inc., Boo hands Sulley a Nemo toy. When Monsters Inc. was released, Finding Nemo was still in production.
    • In a short scene near the start of Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Bugs is fishing and says "Hey, I found Nemo!"
    • The movie trailer for Flushed Away includes a scene where the main character Roddy is flushed into the sewer pipes and meets a small fish who asks, "Have you seen my dad?"
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     June 18, 2006 8:53 AM

  • Recurring use of the number 42, such as in P. Sherman's address ("42 Wallaby Way, Sydney") and the time it takes the dentist to use the restroom (4.2 minutes), is likely a reference to Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, in which the number 42 is supposedly the answer to the question of "Life, the Universe and Everything". Also, one of the sharks has a particular dislike for dolphins, possibly another reference to Hitchhiker's, as dolphins are featured prominently in the series.
  • The great white shark's name is Bruce, which may be an reference to the name given to the mechanical shark used to film the movie Jaws. The writers were also aware that Barry Bruce, an Australian shark researcher with CSIRO, was radio tagging white sharks.
  • Several references to Monty Python's Flying Circus:
    • The Australian shark named Bruce is a reference to the famous Bruces sketch about a group of Australian university professors, all of whom are named Bruce).
    • The krill and Bruce shouting "Swim away!" during various scenes is a reference to the recurring line "Run away" in Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
    • Marlin forbidding Dory to sing is reminiscent of a scene in the Swamp Castle of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
  • In the scene where Bruce tries to eat Dory/Marlin, Bruce says "Here's Brucie!" with his face showing through the door, quite similarly to Jack Nicholson's "Here's Johnny!" line in Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining.
  • "Hop inside my mouth, if you want to live" is a reference to The Terminator, in which Kyle Reese says to Sarah Connor "come with me if you want to live" or more likely from the sequel Terminator 2: Judgment Day where Arnold Schwarzenegger delivers the line to Linda Hamilton, as he is seen as an enemy even though he wants to help.
  • A notable portion of the production crew were Filipino, and the name "P. Sherman" was chosen because it sounds like how one with a Filipino accent would say the word "fisherman."
  • The scene where Nemo defies his father and touches the bottom of the boat as Marlin continually warns him to stop is arguably reminiscent of the ice cream scene in Kramer vs. Kramer.
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     June 18, 2006 8:50 AM

  • Two of Dory's several misnamings of Nemo are "Chico" and "Harpo," references to the Marx Brothers. She also calls him "Elmo," the name of a popular Sesame Street character, and "Fabio," likely in reference to Fabio Lanzoni, the Italian male model.
  • There are several references to previous and forthcoming Pixar films.
    • One of the toys that can be seen in the dentist's office is a Buzz Lightyear action figure from Toy Story.
    • During Gill's outline of the escape plan:
      • One of the cars which flashes by is a "Pizza Planet" delivery truck, as seen in Toy Story.
      • Vehicles from Cars can also be seen, including an early version of the character Luigi, which can be seen when the tank gang escapes.
    • An M is for Monsters book is lying on the table, an obvious reference to Monsters, Inc..
    • In the dentist room, an art project is featured hanging from the ceiling. This same handmade art piece is in Monsters, Inc., as it is made by the character Boo, and gets stuck to Sully's foot when he exits her room.
    • Mike Wazowski, the green one-eyed monster from Monsters. Inc., swims across the screen as the credits roll.
    • A patient in the dentist's office is reading a Mister Incredible comic book based on the then-forthcoming Pixar movie The Incredibles.
    • The mermaid from "Knick Knack" can be seen on the ship's bow in the fish tank.
    • The tikis in the tank are characters of three Pixar employees.
    • One of the boat names is "For the Birds", a reference to the Pixar short For the Birds.
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    cultural references in Finding Nemo! June 18, 2006 8:49 AM

    As usual with Pixar movies, Finding Nemo has many subtle references and sight gags.

    • Crush the sea turtle says "koo koo kachoo" at one point. This may be a reference to The Beatles song I Am the Walrus. "Koo koo kachoo" is a common misperception of the lyric "goo goo g'joob."
    • Mr. Ray sings a song, The Zones of the Open Sea (about the different biological regions of the ocean), which is a pastiche of Tom Lehrer's periodic table song.
    • Mount Wannahockaloogie ("wanna hock a loogie") is the "mountain" in the dentist's aquarium. "Hock a loogie" is American slang for expectoration, a common occurrence in a dentist's office. When Nemo jumps through the "Ring of Fire" at the summit of Mount Wannahockaloogie, he earns himself the new name Sharkbait.
    • The obligatory A113 inside joke: the scuba diver who briefly blinds Marlin uses a camera with model code "A-113."
    • There are two nods to director Alfred Hitchcock:
      • The overhead shot of the seagulls gathering to dive for Marlin and Dory stylistically echoes a similar gull scene in The Birds.
      • In the dentist's office, two shots of dangerous brat Darla's face are accompanied by the shrieking violin glissandi from the shower scene in Psycho.
    • The dentist's office has a picture of Motif Number 1 hanging on the wall, a tribute by director Andrew Stanton to his hometown of Rockport, Massachusetts.
    • During the scene with Marlin, Dory, and the school of fish, when the fish turn into the ship, they say "oh, it's a whale of a tale, I'll tell you lad...," a reference to the Walt Disney film adaptation of Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. The main character, Nemo, is named after the anti-hero sea captain of that book.
    • There are several objects around the dentist's office, including a small device that says on the bottom, "Engineered by a bunch of Pixar TDs," with the alien from Toy Story next to it; this is a reference to the technical directors who create these objects for the sets. A diploma in the waiting room which shows the alien in the middle says "Pixar High School of Dentistry."
    • Another nod to Stanton's roots: When the story of Marlin's journey is being spread throughout the ocean, one of the creatures telling the tale is a lobster with a Boston accent who uses the common local adjective, wicked ("It's wicked dahk down there, you can't see a thing..."). Unsurprisingly, this lobster was voiced by Stanton himself.
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     June 18, 2006 8:44 AM

    wait there's more! i never realized that an animated movie can have so much besides fun to watch!  [ send green star]
     
     June 16, 2006 2:32 PM

    very good research Amin was good reading about that it was very interesting way to go friend...  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
     June 16, 2006 1:16 AM

    In 2005, the movie was alluded to in the TV series Lost. One of the characters in the show, Shannon, is asked to translate some notes that are written in French. She later recognizes some of the notes as lyrics from a song played in the credits of a "cartoon fish movie." The song is Charles Trenet's "La Mer", the French original of Bobby Darin's classic "Beyond the Sea." She then proceeds to sing the song, confirming the connection, although she only refers to it as "the fish song" from that point on.

    In 2006, the movie was also mentioned on House, M.D. when a seemingly overprotective mother explained that she knew that her sickly daughter needed to have some freedoms — "I need to loosen up... I saw Finding Nemo, I get it, I don't need another story," she quipped in frustration. Several episodes later, House made another reference to the movie, explaining that a little girl had gratification disorder by saying she was "marching the penguin... ya-yaing the sisterhood... finding Nemo."

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     June 16, 2006 1:14 AM

    The film's prominent use of clownfish prompted mass purchase of the fish for children's pets in the United States, even though the movie portrayed the use of fish as pets negatively and saltwater aquariums are notably tricky and expensive to maintain.

    At the same time, the film had a central theme that "all drains lead back to the ocean." (A main character escapes from imprisonment by going down a sink drain and ending up in the sea.) This allegedly caused many children to flush their living fish down toilets in imitation of the picture. Major sewage companies teamed with Disney to release press statements that attempted to address the situation with humor. "Although all drains DO lead to water," they read, "water always passes through a turbine before leading to the ocean." [3] Of course, in the case of Sydney, much of the sewer system does pass direct to outfall pipes offshore, without treatment (although pumping does occur).

    The French children's book author Franck Le Calvez sued Disney, claiming that the story and the characters were stolen from his book Pierrot Le Poisson-Clown (Pierrot the Clownfish). The idea of Pierrot was protected in 1995 and the book was released in France in November 2002. [4] [5] Franck Le Calvez and his lawyer, Pascal Kamina, demanded from Disney a share of the profits from merchandising articles sold in France. Le Calvez and Kamina lost the lawsuit on March 12, 2004, but intended to file an appeal on October 5.

    Tourism in Australia has strongly increased during the summer and fall of 2003, with many tourists wanting to swim off the coast of Eastern Australia to "find Nemo." The Australian Tourist Commission (ATC) launched several marketing campaigns in China and the USA in order to improve tourism in Australia many of them using Finding Nemo movie clips. [6] [7] Queensland, Australia also used Finding Nemo to draw tourists to promote its state for vacationers. [8]

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    interesting facts! June 16, 2006 1:07 AM

    The title character's name alludes to Captain Nemo, the submarine captain in two of Jules Verne's novels: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island; also translates to "no one" in Latin, leading the title to mean "Finding No One."

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     June 14, 2006 3:50 PM

    Great topic, i love nemo, great movie, great animation, true colors, realistic, wow!!!!!  thanks Amin... u always make me smile...

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     June 13, 2006 1:31 PM

    thnemo.gif...this is my Nemo isn't he cute...oh my...  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
    watch the trailers! June 13, 2006 11:27 AM

    http://www.apple.com/trailers/disney/finding_nemo/trailer/  [ send green star]
     
    Finding Nemo! June 13, 2006 11:24 AM

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