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Gen. 'Buck' Turgidson (Character)
from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb -- Wickedly dark comedy features Peter Sellers (in three roles) in the midst of impending nuclear war.Co-stars George C. Scott.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb -- An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

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General Buck Turgidson is a rabid anti-communist US... See more »
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General 'Buck' Turgidson

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  1. "Screen Wars"
        - Dr. Strangefilm (2007) TV episode, Played by Laura Durant (as General 'Buck' Turgidson)

  2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Played by George C. Scott
    ... aka "Dr. Strangelove" - Australia (short title), UK (short title), USA (short title)

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From Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
[Strangelove's plan for post-nuclear war survival involves living underground with a 10:1 female-to-male ratio]
General "Buck" Turgidson: Doctor, you mentioned the ratio of ten women to each man. Now, wouldn't that necessitate the abandonment of the so-called monogamous sexual relationship, I mean, as far as men were concerned?
Dr. Strangelove: Regrettably, yes. But it is, you know, a sacrifice required for the future of the human race. I hasten to add that since each man will be required to do prodigious... service along these lines, the women will have to be selected for their sexual characteristics which will have to be of a highly stimulating nature.
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