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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)
Mr. Square: [Tom's tutors are discussing his education] You have only taught Tom to laugh at whatever is decent, and virtuous and right.
Mr. Thwackum: I've taught him religion.
Mr. Square: Mr. Thwackum, the word "religion" is as vague and uncertain as any in the English language.
Mr. Thwackum: When I mention religion I mean the Christian religion. Not only the Christian religion, but the Protestant religion, and not only the Protestant religion but the Church of England.
Mr. Square: I fear that Tom is the embodiment of the old truth: that foundlings should be left to the parish.
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