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February 16, 2013 5:32 PM   Subscribe

Quick, blush-inducing question: remember the diner scene in Silver Linings Playbook? I would like more scenes from movies/TV like that (basically, a conversation which plays out like an impromptu tango, and in which one/both parties finds themselves unexpectedly/uncomfortably/obviously aroused).
posted by julthumbscrew to Media & Arts (12 answers total) 24 users marked this as a favorite
 
I dunno about the tango, but the episode "Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down" of Battlestar Galactica had the newly-arrived Ellen Tigh uh...making Lee Adama very embarrassed and uncomfortable below the table. More her arousal than his, I must say.
posted by jenfullmoon at 5:57 PM on February 16, 2013 [3 favorites]


The car scene in Laurel Canyon.
posted by matildaben at 6:34 PM on February 16, 2013 [1 favorite]


The chess scene from The Thomas Crown Affair.
posted by bonobothegreat at 7:11 PM on February 16, 2013 [2 favorites]


The Book Store scene in The Big Sleep.
posted by Confess, Fletch at 8:09 PM on February 16, 2013 [5 favorites]


Have you ever seen the movie "Tom Jones"? It has a scene like that.
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 8:27 PM on February 16, 2013 [1 favorite]


The bit from 30 Rock when Liz Lemon realizes that organizing things turns her on.
posted by Sticherbeast at 8:45 PM on February 16, 2013


Another example from 30 Rock, a scene between Jack and Avery's mother:

Jack: Uh, let's keep walking. In the cold.
Diana: Er, do you like baseball? Let's talk about baseball.
Jack: I love baseball. Abner Doubleday.
Diana: The bats are long and hard.
Jack: The gloves are girls.
Diana: Balls.
Jack: Jeter's thighs and those pants.
Diana: New topic!
posted by rabbitbookworm at 12:53 AM on February 17, 2013


The phone calls in Being John Malcovitch!!!
posted by oceanjesse at 1:12 AM on February 17, 2013


Possibly the scene in The Manchurian Candidate (original) when Frank Sinatra and Janet Leigh first meet.
posted by Mr. Justice at 3:57 AM on February 17, 2013


"Take This Waltz" includes a scene where two characters have a casual drink at a diner/cafe and end up talking about what one would do to the other, given the chance...
posted by cranberrymonger at 8:38 AM on February 17, 2013


The hotel dinner scene with Jennifer Lopez and George Clooney in Out of Sight. Soderburg subverts the phenomenon you're describing somewhat by intercutting the dinner flirtation with scenes of them upstairs undressing, but it actually works because you can view those scenes as playing out in the characters' heads as the flirt.
posted by hhc5 at 6:40 PM on February 17, 2013


If you like that scene from Out of Sight, also check out Don't Look Now.
posted by Sticherbeast at 7:54 PM on February 17, 2013


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