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Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.

  • Hilarious in Hindsight: While obviously meant to be a satire of news media, the film becomes a lot funnier when you remember that just seven years after its release, Carol Burnett sued the National Enquirer for libel, making quotes like this one all the more ironic:

Earl Williams: You don't have to answer this, Mollie, but is it true what they said in the papers?
Mollie Malloy: Is what true?
Earl Williams: That you were going to marry me on the gallows.
Mollie Malloy: Well, if it's in the papers, it must be true. They wouldn't print a lie.