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When Lumiere says that in Be Our Guest, I always wondered why. I mean, in the movie, Mrs. Potts comes in right after that with her verse, right? In the stage version, the tango music starts. I've always heard it done like "Just some more fun words! :) :) "

But the other night in rehearsal, our Lumiere (FAB, btw) said it like "Oh, $hit, there's Babette, and she just caught me flirting... again!!"

Strange that I've never heard it done that way before... and yet it makes total sense.

Just a fun observation.

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Is it from the line 'Most days we'd just lay around the castle, flabby, fat and lazy, you walked in and Whoopsie Daisy!'?
I've always just thought it just meant you came in and shook things up, made things more excited (hense the exclaimation of Whoopsie Daisy).
Although I do like this flirting theory.

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We did the flirting bit too! :D


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Yeah, I definitely think it's the flirting one. That's how I've always seen it done.


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That's how it was in our production too.

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Our Lumiere played it as flirting. His "You walked and whoopsie daisy!" was sung almost scandalously.

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But sung to who(m)? (who is he flirting with?)

Our Lumiere did it like:
" :) You walked in and :) -- (sees Babette scowling at him for singing to Belle) 8O whoopsie daisy... "

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Yes. It's a break in his line of thought; he changes focus from Belle to Babbette and the fact that he's been busted with another woman again.


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Well, during our production, Lumiere was commiserating thier situtation in Belle's lap when Babette walks in. :lol:


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