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Old Mar 16th, 2013, 09:41 PM   #438
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Re: Random Posts/miscellaneous/anything Petra :)

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Originally Posted by paulmara View Post
Why King Ralph ? Long live the queen.
A nice guy like you deserves an answer.'King Ralph' was a B-,or maybe C-,comedy with John Goodman from about 20 years ago where virtually the entire British royal family died in a freakish accident.In a desperate search for heirs to the throne,the Brits were only able to find a buffoonish,Vegas lounge singer who had any ties to the family.Peter O'Toole's character--who turned out to be the TRUE,though reluctant,heir--tried in vain to keep Goodman's character from embarrassing the crown...at film's end,O'Toole's rightful claim to the crown was discovered,and he was finally persuaded to accept it.

IIRC,there's a biblical verse(maybe a couple)about how the people mourn when an idiot inherits the throne.Anyway,the fictional King Ralph is the only one in our era who even comes close to matching the extremely-brief,disgraceful reign that the Serb had as the supposed 'Queen of Tennis'
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