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Mr. Thwackum (Character)
from Tom Jones (1963)

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Overview

Alternate Names:
Dr. Thwackum / Reverend Thwackum / Thwackum

Filmography

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  1. "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling"
        - Episode #1.5 (1997) TV episode, Played by Richard Ridings (as Reverend Thwackum)
        - Episode #1.4 (1997) TV episode, Played by Richard Ridings (as Reverend Thwackum)
        - Episode #1.3 (1997) TV episode, Played by Richard Ridings (as Reverend Thwackum)
        - Episode #1.2 (1997) TV episode, Played by Richard Ridings (as Reverend Thwackum)
        - Episode #1.1 (1997) TV episode, Played by Richard Ridings (as Reverend Thwackum)

  2. The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (1976) Played by Arthur Lowe (as Dr. Thwackum)

  3. Tom Jones (1963) Played by Peter Bull (as Thwackum)

  4. Tom Jones (1917) Played by Nelson Ramsey (as Thwackum)

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Quotes:
From Tom Jones (1963)
Tom Jones: [Mr. Allworthy's recovery means Mr. Thwackum and others will not be receiving their expected inheritance. Apropos of this, Tom drunkenly taunts Mr. Thwackum with a song] - Sing, thick Thwackum, your bounty's flown.
Mr. Thwackum: [Indignant] You have good reason for your drunkenness, you beggarly bastard. He provided well enough for you.
Tom Jones: Do you think any such consideration could weigh with me? Damn you, Thwackum!
Mr. Thwackum: How dare you, sir!
Tom Jones: And damn me if I don't open another bottle.
[Tom laughs mockingly at Mr. Thwackum]
Tom Jones: I shall sing you a ballad which I have entitled "Sing, Thick Thwackum, Thy Bounty has Flown."
Tom Jones: [Drunkenly proceeds to taunt Mr. Thwackum with a mocking song] Sing, Thick Thwackum, thy bounty has flown. You lost all the money you thought that you'd own.
Mr. Blifil: [Angrily] Mr. Jones! This house is in mourning on account of the death of my dear mother.
Tom Jones: Forgive me! The joy of Mr. Allworthy's recovery...
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