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#1 Post by Draconian » Mon Mar 13, 2006 10:02 pm

Has anyone noticed that Charlotte sounds like Scarlett and Bob is also simlar to Bill? Is this coincidence or was it was it intended by Sofia ?
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#2 Post by K » Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:08 am

I'm sure that Sofia already had those names before she even intended casting Scarlett.

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#3 Post by wiggle » Tue Mar 14, 2006 9:30 am

I think it was intended. We all know Sofia had Bill in mind when writing the script, but I also think she has Scarlett in mind also.
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#4 Post by Just Like Honey... » Tue Mar 14, 2006 11:33 pm

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#5 Post by hull_street » Wed Mar 15, 2006 12:11 am

I think what would have been even cooler is if Scarlett hadn't been given a name at all. Her name is only used very infrequently, as it is. There's the phone call to Lauren, Bob's call to Charlotte, and John's introduction of her to Kelly. Does anyone else have one they can name ?

Of course, it would have made it a bit more difficult for us to discuss her, and the credits would have been a challenge...

Bob Harris sounds a bit like "Bob Zemeckis", too...hmmm...

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#6 Post by K » Wed Mar 15, 2006 8:44 am

"The Bride" does spring to mind.

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#7 Post by wiggle » Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:25 am

hull_street wrote:I think what would have been even cooler is if Scarlett hadn't been given a name at all. Her name is only used very infrequently, as it is. There's the phone call to Lauren, Bob's call to Charlotte, and John's introduction of her to Kelly. Does anyone else have one they can name ?

Of course, it would have made it a bit more difficult for us to discuss her, and the credits would have been a challenge...

Bob Harris sounds a bit like "Bob Zemeckis", too...hmmm...
Also, Bob and Charlotte never introduce themselves to each other.
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#8 Post by Guest » Thu Mar 16, 2006 12:11 am

K wrote:"The Bride" does spring to mind.
Wow what a reference! I wonder how many people got that?! 8)

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#9 Post by You Make it Easy » Thu Mar 16, 2006 12:04 pm

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#10 Post by Bren » Sun Apr 22, 2007 2:51 pm

wiggle wrote: Also, Bob and Charlotte never introduce themselves to each other.
^One of those cool little things about the film in my opinion. :)
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#11 Post by ForRelaxingTimes » Mon Apr 23, 2007 11:26 am

Now that I think about it, does Bob ever call Charlotte by her name or vice versa? I'm thinking nay.
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#12 Post by Bren » Mon Apr 23, 2007 11:32 am

ForRelaxingTimes wrote:Now that I think about it, does Bob ever call Charlotte by her name or vice versa? I'm thinking nay.
The only times I can remember them using their names was when leaving messages on their phones (i.e when Charlotte invited Bob to go out with her and her friends the second time, and when Bob rang Charlotte just before leaving the hotel). Can't think of any instances when they used their names when face to face with one another.
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