G | | Drama, Family, Musical
A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Family Guy creator Seth Macfarlane has said on multiple occasions that the voice of Stewie is based off Rex Harrison's performance as Henry Higgins.
Don't just stand there, Freddy, go and find a cab.
Freddy Eynsford-Hill: All right, I'll get it, I'll get it.
In the song "Why Can't the English?", Professor Higgins sings "By right she should be taken out and hung". The correct term for the past tense of hanging somebody is "hanged". It is totally out of character that Higgins would get this wrong.
In the posters, playbills and the original cast album for the stage version of "My Fair Lady", the credits always read "based on Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion' ", letting the audience know what play "My Fair Lady" was actually adapted from. The movie credits simply read "from a play by Bernard Shaw".
In the remastered version of the film, some of the scene changes are changed from sudden cuts to wipe outs, as they probably were when the film was released. When CBS Fox released it on video originally, they were changed to sudden cuts.
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