History Characters / MoralOrel

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* ShootTheDog: Quite ''literally'' in "Nature".
--> '''Clay''': (drunkenly) Hunting dogs are... nature's rabbits.
24th Apr '16 5:45:36 PM Eagal
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* TookALevelInJerkass: He was a considerably worse father after "Nature", nearly disowning Orel. Or to look at it another way, "Nature" caused the audience (and Orel) to see just how terrible of a person he'd been throughout the whole series, sending his parenting into a retroactive DudeNotFunny.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: He was a considerably worse father after "Nature", nearly disowning Orel. Or to look at it another way, "Nature" caused the audience (and Orel) to see just how terrible of a person he'd been throughout the whole series, sending his parenting into a retroactive DudeNotFunny.
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* CrossDressingVoices: Orel Puppington is voiced by Carolyn Lawrence.



* [[spoiler:GoodParents:]] In the finale, one of the only characters in the series definitely shown to be this.
* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Christina]]

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* [[spoiler:GoodParents:]] GoodParents: In the finale, one of the only characters in the series definitely shown to be this.
* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: HappilyMarried: To Christina]]Christina in the finale.



* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Practically the TropeNamer.

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* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Practically the TropeNamer.%%* IncorruptiblePurePureness



* ThePollyanna / StupidGood: The early episodes have him blissfully unaware of his actions or how draconian the adults of the town can be.

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* ThePollyanna / StupidGood: ThePollyanna: The early episodes have him blissfully unaware of his actions or how draconian the adults of the town can be.



* TheAlcoholic / AlcoholicParent: With the amount of liquor he imbues, it's a wonder his liver hasn't given out.

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* TheAlcoholic / AlcoholicParent: With the amount of liquor he imbues, it's a wonder his liver hasn't given out.



* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: In the case of Clay, [[OedipusComplex a little]] ''[[OedipusComplex too]]'' [[OedipusComplex much]]
* [[EveryoneHasStandards Even Clay Has Standards]] Let's out a BigWhat when Dr. Potterswheel wondered if he molested Orel in his studies.

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* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: In the case of Clay, [[OedipusComplex a little]] ''[[OedipusComplex too]]'' [[OedipusComplex much]]
little ''too'' much.
* [[EveryoneHasStandards Even Clay Has Standards]] Let's EveryoneHasStandards: Lets out a BigWhat when Dr. Potterswheel wondered if he molested Orel in his studies.



* [[spoiler: FisherKing: Let's face it, once his reveal as Mayor was shown. It's answered ''a lot'' of why Moralton is so messed up.]]

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* [[spoiler: FisherKing: Let's face it, once his reveal as Mayor was shown. It's answered ''a lot'' He's the mayor of Moralton. Probably explains a lot about why Moralton is so messed up.]]



* {{Jerkass}} / JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Good God, yes.

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* {{Jerkass}} / JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Good God, yes.{{Jerkass}}:



* [[spoiler:MayorPain]]

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* [[spoiler:MayorPain]]%%* MayorPain



* PetTheDog: In the last episode, when Clay says that the family is going to sing Christmas carols, Bloberta says that Orel should be involved in it too. Some might ask when she started caring about Orel. There was an episode that went into her childhood. Her mother would not let her sing with the rest of the family because they already had a soprano and they did not need another one. Fridge Brilliance sets in when you realize that Bloberta remembers the humiliation she suffered when it came to families singing songs and does not want to put Orel through that.

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* PetTheDog: PetTheDog:
**
In the last episode, when Clay says that the family is going to sing Christmas carols, Bloberta says that Orel should be involved in it too. Some might ask when she started caring about Orel. There was an episode that went into her childhood. Her mother would not let her sing with the rest of the family because they already had a soprano and they did not need another one. Fridge Brilliance sets in when you realize that Bloberta remembers the humiliation she suffered when it came to families singing songs and does not want to put Orel through that.too.



* [[spoiler: YourCheatingHeart: Cheated on Clay with Coach Stopframe, resulting in Shapey]].

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* [[spoiler: YourCheatingHeart: Cheated on Clay with [[spoiler: Coach Stopframe, resulting in Shapey]].



* TheBusCameBack: After Bloberta ''finally'' realizes she got him mixed up with Block.



* CrossDressingVoices: Was voiced by a little girl (the creator's daughter).



** TheBusCameBack: After Bloberta ''finally'' realizes she got him mixed up with Block.



* JerkassRealization: In ''Beforel Orel'', when he realized the way he treated his own soon has affected Clay horribly.
* [[LikeFatherLikeSon Like Grandfather Like Grandson]]: If the show continued, he would have had a good relationship with Orel.

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* JerkassRealization: In ''Beforel Orel'', when he realized the way he treated his own soon son has affected Clay horribly.
* [[LikeFatherLikeSon LikeFatherLikeSon: Or rather, Like Grandfather Like Grandson]]: Grandson. If the show continued, he would have had a good relationship with Orel.



* TimeshiftedActor / TheOtherDarrin: His younger self is voiced by Dino Stamatopoulos and older self in ''Beforel Orel'' is voiced by Joe Unger.

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* TimeshiftedActor / TheOtherDarrin: His younger self is voiced by Dino Stamatopoulos and older self in ''Beforel Orel'' is voiced by Joe Unger.



* ASinisterClue / TheSouthpaw: She's shown as left-handed in "Offensiveness" and "Alone".
* BigBad: Besides Clay that is.
** BiggerBad
* ChristmasCake: See Old Maid, although she might be this (See Younger Than They Look).

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* ASinisterClue / TheSouthpaw: ASinisterClue: She's shown as left-handed in "Offensiveness" and "Alone".
* BigBad: Besides Clay that is.
**
%%* BigBad
%%*
BiggerBad
* ChristmasCake: See Old Maid, although she might be this (See Younger Than They Look).%%* ChristmasCake



-->'''Reverend Putty (on the radio):''' We ''need'' others in our lives as a constant reminder that we're not the center of the universe. Because there's only ''one'' person who's reserved that particular section of the cosmos. And [[{{God}} you know who that is, ladies]]...
-->'''Ms. Censordoll:''' Yes... ''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint ME!!!]]''

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-->'''Reverend Putty (on the radio):''' We ''need'' others in our lives as a constant reminder that we're not the center of the universe. Because there's only ''one'' person who's reserved that particular section of the cosmos. And [[{{God}} you know who that is, ladies]]...
-->'''Ms.
ladies]]...\\
'''Ms.
Censordoll:''' Yes... ''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint ME!!!]]''



* DepravedBisexual: Extra emphasis on the depraved part.

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* %%* DepravedBisexual: Extra emphasis on the depraved part.



* TransparentCloset: Although he's openly bisexual.

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* TransparentCloset: Although he's openly bisexual.



* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]: The only adult in the entire series to unambiguously do this.
** [[spoiler:HeelFaithTurn: As Putty mellows out, he also develops a renewed faith as well.]]
* [[spoiler:LukeYouAreMyFather: He is Stephanie's father.]]

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* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]: HeelFaceTurn: The only adult in the entire series to unambiguously do this.
** [[spoiler:HeelFaithTurn: * HeelFaithTurn: As Putty mellows out, he also develops a renewed faith as well.]]
well.
* [[spoiler:LukeYouAreMyFather: LukeYouAreMyFather: He is Stephanie's father.]]



* [[spoiler:TookALevelInKindness]]: After the events of "Be Fruitful and Multiply".

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* [[spoiler:TookALevelInKindness]]: TookALevelInKindness: After the events of "Be Fruitful and Multiply".



* HotForTeacher / PrecociousCrush: On Miss Sculptham.



* PrecociousCrush: On Miss Sculptham.



!! Stephanie Foamwire[[spoiler:-Putty]]

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!! Stephanie Foamwire[[spoiler:-Putty]]Foamwire-Putty



* DepravedHomosexual: Utterly subverted. While she has all the surface traits (she gets Orel his first job at her porn store, and has several fetishes heavily implied), she deeply cares for everyone in her life, even people she knows are just using her.

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* DepravedHomosexual: Utterly subverted.Subverted. While she has all the surface traits (she gets Orel his first job at her porn store, and has several fetishes heavily implied), she deeply cares for everyone in her life, even people she knows are just using her.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: She was originally going to be a gay man until Carolyn Lawrence suggested she should be a female.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: She was originally going to be a gay man until Carolyn Lawrence suggested she should be a female.



** JerkassWoobie: Considering his home situation, you can hardly blame him.

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** * JerkassWoobie: Considering his home situation, you can hardly blame him.



* [[spoiler: SonOfAWhore]]: Specifically, [[spoiler:Nurse Bendy.]] However, he doesn't mind it at all.

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* [[spoiler: SonOfAWhore]]: SonOfAWhore: Specifically, [[spoiler:Nurse Bendy.]] However, he doesn't mind it at all.



* BeehiveHairdo
* [[spoiler:BiTheWay]]: Had one of Dino's written scripts been made into an episode.

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* BeehiveHairdo
BeehiveHairdo: Her hairstyle.
* [[spoiler:BiTheWay]]: BiTheWay: Had one of Dino's written scripts been made into an episode.



* [[spoiler:DyeHard]]: In a twisted attempt to [[spoiler:get raped by Creepler.]]

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* [[spoiler:DyeHard]]: DyeHard: In a twisted attempt to [[spoiler:get raped by Creepler.]]



* [[spoiler:GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion]] Possibly plays this trope straight if you didn't consider her to be "[[spoiler:good]]."

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* [[spoiler:GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion]] GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: Possibly plays this trope straight if you didn't consider her to be "[[spoiler:good]]."good."



* [[spoiler:RapeAsBackstory]]:And good lord, is it dark.

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* [[spoiler:RapeAsBackstory]]:And good lord, is it dark.
%%* RapeAsBackstory



* DumbBlonde: [[spoiler:See Below]]
* [[spoiler: DyeHard: Her real hair is black. Like her son, Joe.]]

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%%* DumbBlonde
* DumbBlonde: [[spoiler:See Below]]
* [[spoiler:
DyeHard: Her real hair is black. Like her son, Joe.]]



* [[spoiler:MissingMom: To Joe. However, the two eventually do meet and decide]]

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* [[spoiler:MissingMom: MissingMom: To Joe. However, the two eventually do meet and decide]]meet.



* NeverMyFault: Death is God's fault, not his...

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* NeverMyFault: Death is God's fault, not his...his.



* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Orel in the far off finale.]]

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* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: HappilyMarried: To Orel in the far off finale.]]



* ActorAllusion: Possibly unintentional, but Jay Johnston has played a cop in ''Series/TheSarahSilvermanProgram'', ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' and briefly in a ''Series/MrShow'' sketch. He plays one here as well.



* [[FatGirl Fat Woman]]



* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: One of the few characters in the show to pull off this trope.

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* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: One YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her hair is pink. She's one of the few characters in the show to pull off this trope.



* ParentalNeglect

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* %%* ParentalNeglect
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* BlackComedyRape: Using a pastry bag with his own seed to impregnate women so he won't go to Hell for masturbating.



* [[spoiler: GoodParents:]] In the finale, one of the only characters in the show definitely shown to be this.
* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: To Christina]]

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* [[spoiler: GoodParents:]] [[spoiler:GoodParents:]] In the finale, one of the only characters in the show series definitely shown to be this.
* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Christina]]



* LikeFatherLikeSon: To Clay until he got shot by him.

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* LikeFatherLikeSon: To Clay until he got shot by him.Before "Nature", Orel aspired to be like his father.



* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: At the end of "Sundays".

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: At the end of "Sundays"."Sundays", when Orel arrives at church ''depressed''.



* PrecociousCrush: On Stephanie, which is over by the end of "The Blessed Union."

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* PrecociousCrush: On Stephanie, which is over by the end of "The Blessed Union."
Union".



* AbusiveParents: After his mothers death, his father briefly becomes this. But stops when he considers smacking him not worth it.

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* AbusiveParents: After his mothers mother's death, his father briefly becomes this. But He stops when he considers smacking him not worth it.it, but it only made Clay even ''worse''.



* TheAlcoholic: With the amount of liquor he imbues, it's a wonder his liver hasn't given out.
* AlcoholicParent: See above.

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* TheAlcoholic: TheAlcoholic / AlcoholicParent: With the amount of liquor he imbues, it's a wonder his liver hasn't given out.
* AlcoholicParent: See above.
out.



* BrokenAce: Practically the poster child. A handsome, succesful, Christian family man who's secretly an abusive, self-destructive, alcoholic jackass who hates everyone, ''especially'' himself.

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* BrokenAce: Practically the poster child. A handsome, succesful, successful, Christian family man who's secretly an abusive, self-destructive, alcoholic jackass who hates everyone, ''especially'' himself.



* FreudianExcuse: Clay's dad was a total {{Jerkass}} to him.

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* FreudianExcuse: Clay's mother gave him far too much attention while Clay's dad was a total {{Jerkass}} to him.didn't give him enough. His screwed up childhood is why he has no confidence in himself and virtually no parenting skills.



* OedipusComplex: His desire for attention and motherly over-attention resulted in a disturbing case of this when he grew up.

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* OedipusComplex: His desire for attention and motherly over-attention doting resulted in a disturbing case of this when he grew up.



--> '''Clay''': (drunkenly) Hunting dogs are...nature's rabbits.

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--> '''Clay''': (drunkenly) Hunting dogs are... nature's rabbits.



* TookALevelInJerkass: He was a considerably worse father after Nature, nearly disowning Orel. Or to look at it another way, Nature caused the audience (and Orel) to see just how terrible of a person he'd been throughout the whole series, sending his parenting into a retroactive DudeNotFunny.
* TroubledAbuser

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* TookALevelInJerkass: He was a considerably worse father after Nature, "Nature", nearly disowning Orel. Or to look at it another way, Nature "Nature" caused the audience (and Orel) to see just how terrible of a person he'd been throughout the whole series, sending his parenting into a retroactive DudeNotFunny.
* TroubledAbuserTroubledAbuser: He's a really lousy dad to Orel, but it's only because his own childhood has warped his idea of what love and parenthood is.



* VillainProtagonist: In season 3.
* VillainousBreakdown: Several, in "Nature Part 1," "Sacrifice" and "Honor."

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* VillainProtagonist: In season 3.
3 when his alcoholism and lack of self-esteem pretty much alienate everyone he knows.
* VillainousBreakdown: Several, in "Nature Part 1," 1", "Sacrifice" and "Honor.""Honor".



* AbusiveParents: Though unlike Clay, she tries to be a good mother.

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* AbusiveParents: Though unlike Clay, she tries to be a good mother. Clay just continually undermines her efforts.



* NeatFreak: She would even freak out when her cleaning supplies got dirty. [[spoiler: After the events of the episode nature, we see her kitchen is messy and disheveled. ]]

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* NeatFreak: She would even freak out when her cleaning supplies got dirty. [[spoiler: After the events of the episode nature, "Nature", we see her kitchen is messy and disheveled. disheveled.]]



** She also takes Block in for no apparent reason other than the kindness of her heart after his mom abandons him.

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** She also takes Block in for no apparent reason other than the kindness of her heart after his mom abandons him. Moreover, Block seems to like Bloberta better.



* ChocolateBaby: One reason why Clay didn't get along well with Bloberta was because Shapey didn't look anything like him. It was strongly implied in the second and third season that [[spoiler:Coach Daniel Stopframe is his real father. The Beforel Orel Special confirms this]].

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* ChocolateBaby: One reason why Clay didn't get along well with Bloberta was because Shapey didn't look anything like him. It was strongly implied in the second and third season ''Beforel Orel'' confirms that [[spoiler:Coach Daniel Stopframe is his real father. The Beforel Orel Special confirms this]]. father]].



* SpoiledBrat

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* SpoiledBratSpoiledBrat: "Mine" and incomprehensible screaming are all he does.
* TookALevelInKindness: He started to mellow out some in "Sacrifice". Had the third season kept its full length, there would've been an episode where Shapey and Block bonding is the reason why they're less bratty.



* AbusiveParents: Not that it excuses it, but Clay was a spoiled brat who was responsible for his wife's death, and even then Clay's birth resulted in Angela becoming religiously fanatic about him, her "miracle baby". Following Angela's death, he immediately started then stopped hitting Clay because he felt Clay wasn't worth the effort. A flashback in ''Beforel Orel'' indicates that he did shun his son, and that he realized that it permanently screwed Clay up.

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* AbusiveParents: Not that it excuses it, but Clay was a spoiled brat who was responsible for his wife's death, and even then Clay's birth resulted in Angela becoming religiously fanatic about him, her "miracle baby". Following Angela's death, he immediately started then stopped hitting Clay because he felt Clay wasn't worth the effort. A flashback in ''Beforel Orel'' indicates that he did shun his son, son and that he realized in the end that it permanently screwed Clay up.



** It seems the ''Beforel Orel'' special is finally going to explore what their relationship would have been like, only it focuses on a younger Orel just before Shapey was born.

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** It seems the ''Beforel Orel'' special is finally going to explore explored what their relationship would have been like, only it focuses on a younger Orel just before Shapey was born.



* OnlySaneMan: Perhaps in all of Moralton.
* ParentalSubstitute: To Orel.

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* OnlySaneMan: Perhaps in all of Moralton.
Moralton... before he moved out.
* ParentalSubstitute: To Orel.Orel in ''Beforel Orel''.



* TheSouthpaw / ASinisterClue: She's shown as left-handed in "Offensiveness" and "Alone".

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* TheSouthpaw ASinisterClue / ASinisterClue: TheSouthpaw: She's shown as left-handed in "Offensiveness" and "Alone".



* FreudianExcuse: Had her ovaries and other sexual organs removed as a child.

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* FreudianExcuse: Had She had her ovaries and other sexual organs removed as a child.child. This has caused her to be the a rather unstable matriarch-to-be with a fetish for eggs.



-->'''Reverend Putty (on the radio):''' "We ''need'' others in our lives as a constant reminder that we're not the center of the universe. Because there's only ''one'' person who's reserved that particular section of the cosmos. And [[{{God}} you know who that is, ladies]]..."
-->'''Ms. Censordoll:''' "Yes... ''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint ME!!!]]''"

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-->'''Reverend Putty (on the radio):''' "We We ''need'' others in our lives as a constant reminder that we're not the center of the universe. Because there's only ''one'' person who's reserved that particular section of the cosmos. And [[{{God}} you know who that is, ladies]]..."
ladies]]...
-->'''Ms. Censordoll:''' "Yes... Yes... ''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint ME!!!]]''"ME!!!]]''



* KnightTemplar

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* KnightTemplarKnightTemplar: Out of all the adults in Moralton, she is by far the strictest when it comes to uploading God's law.



* ScaryLibrarian

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* ScaryLibrarianScaryLibrarian: She even burned down the fiction section of the library.



* [[spoiler:TookALevelInKindness]]: After the events of the first season finale.

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* [[spoiler:TookALevelInKindness]]: After the events of the first season finale.
"Be Fruitful and Multiply".



* ButtMonkey: He's subject to a lot of physical pratfalls, especially at Hurtball.



* KidsAreCruel: Towards Orel, as a 4-year-old.

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* KidsAreCruel: Towards Orel, as a 4-year-old.4-year-old, but only because he played along with two other bullies.



* CharacterTics: She makes new piercings on herself whenever she gets too emotional.



* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: She's really bored and uncaring while on the clock, so her students get a lot of snarky lessons.



* BrainlessBeauty: [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] when she shows that she really wants to have children and raise a normal family, but the stereotype keeps her from doing that.

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* BrainlessBeauty: [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] when she shows that she really wants to have children and raise a normal family, but the stereotype of being a nymphomaniac keeps her from doing that.fulfilling it.



* StepfordSmiler

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* StepfordSmiler
StepfordSmiler: When she's off the clock. Otherwise, she usually has a tired, frowning look on her face.



* DrJerk: Very snarky.

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* DrJerk: Very snarky.snarky and not really good at his job, all things considered.



* NeverMyFault: Death is Gods fault, not his...

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* NeverMyFault: Death is Gods God's fault, not his...



* BigEater

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* BigEaterBigEater: It's why she's so fat!
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* TheAllAmericanBoy: Deconstructed. At first he pretty much fits the bill of a typical child from a loving, Christian family, but once the people around him start to fall apart, his chipper attitude starts to fade.

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* TheAllAmericanBoy: Deconstructed. At first he pretty much fits the bill of a typical child from a loving, Christian family, but once the people around him start to fall apart, his chipper attitude starts to fade.



* CorruptTheCutie: The results pretty much jaded him from the perfect life he thought he had.

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* CorruptTheCutie: The results pretty much jaded him from the perfect life he thought he had.



* FauxAffablyEvil: The guy almost constantly has a pleasant demeanor, which is just a mask because he's drunk pretty much all the time. In "Nature" his true colors are revealed when he sobers up. Even before this, how he can be so calm beating his own son, having to be TOLD Orel didn't do anything wrong since beating him is an impulse for him, his drunken demeanor makes him all the more horrible.

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* FauxAffablyEvil: The guy almost constantly has a pleasant demeanor, which is just a mask because he's drunk pretty much all the time. In "Nature" his true colors are revealed when he sobers up. Even before this, how he can be so calm beating his own son, having to be TOLD Orel didn't do anything wrong since beating him is an impulse for him, his drunken demeanor makes him all the more horrible.



* UngratefulBastard: How Clay sees Orel, Bloberta... pretty much his entire family.

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* UngratefulBastard: How Clay sees Orel, Bloberta... pretty much his entire family.



* HospitalHottie: Pretty much why she has the job in the first place.

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* HospitalHottie: Pretty much why Why she has the job in the first place.
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* AdorablyPrecociousChild
* TheAllAmericanBoy: Deconstructed.

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* AdorablyPrecociousChild
AdorablyPrecociousChild: Seriously, the kid wants to help anybody whenever possible. Too bad that most of the people he tries to help in Moralton are jerks.
* TheAllAmericanBoy: Deconstructed. At first he pretty much fits the bill of a typical child from a loving, Christian family, but once the people around him start to fall apart, his chipper attitude starts to fade.



* CorruptTheCutie: See above.
* CallingTheOldManOut: [[spoiler:"To Clay in "Nature". You become a bad person when you drink!", and after Clay drinks the rubbing alchohol that he was supposed to use to treat Orel's wound, Orel says, "I hate you." To which Clay replies, "Hate away, sister, hate away."]]

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* CorruptTheCutie: See above.
The results pretty much jaded him from the perfect life he thought he had.
* CallingTheOldManOut: [[spoiler:"To Clay in "Nature". You become a bad person when you drink!", and after Clay drinks the rubbing alchohol alcohol that he was supposed to use to treat Orel's wound, Orel says, "I hate you." To which Clay replies, "Hate away, sister, hate away."]]



* EarnYourHappyEnding

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* EarnYourHappyEndingEarnYourHappyEnding: Despite the hardships in the final season, Orel manages to come out of it well-adjusted.



* InHarmonyWithNature: In the episode "Nature" at least until the second part...
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Orel can commit downright cruelty to others out of good intentions.

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* InHarmonyWithNature: In the episode "Nature" "Nature", at least until the second part...
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Orel can commit downright cruelty to others out of good intentions. It's not that he's sadistic, but he doesn't ''realize'' that he's doing sadistic things.



* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: At the end of "Sundays"
* OnlySaneMan: He becomes more aware of Moralton's flaws

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: At the end of "Sundays"
"Sundays".
* OnlySaneMan: He becomes more aware of Moralton's flawsflaws as the show continues to run, but he does his best to keep himself chipper.



* ThePollyanna / StupidGood: Until the end of Nature.

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* ThePollyanna / StupidGood: Until The early episodes have him blissfully unaware of his actions or how draconian the end adults of Nature.the town can be.



* HollywoodAtheist
* JerkassRealization: In ''Beforel Orel''.

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* HollywoodAtheist
HollywoodAtheist: After the way his wife acted, he wants nothing to do with Christianity.
* JerkassRealization: In ''Beforel Orel''.Orel'', when he realized the way he treated his own soon has affected Clay horribly.



* PetTheDog: In the finale
* SingleTargetSexuality: For Clay.
* TransparentCloset: Although he's openly bisexual.

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* PetTheDog: In the finale
finale, he gives Orel some much needed advice.
* SingleTargetSexuality: For Clay. \n [[spoiler:Until the third season finale.]]
* TransparentCloset: Although he's openly bisexual.
bisexual.



* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: His sermons are peppered with all kinds of jabs at the holy book.



* DodgyToupee. His rug isn't fooling anyone.

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* DodgyToupee. DodgyToupee: His rug isn't fooling anyone.



* [[spoiler:TookALevelInKindness]]

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* [[spoiler:TookALevelInKindness]]
[[spoiler:TookALevelInKindness]]: After the events of the first season finale.



* HotForTeacher: See PrecociousCrush.

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* HotForTeacher: See PrecociousCrush.HotForTeacher / PrecociousCrush: On Miss Sculptham.



* ParentalNeglect: Is a victim of this.
* PrecociousCrush: On Miss Sculptham.

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* ParentalNeglect: Is a victim His parents constantly want him out of this.
the house so they can just cuddle and make out together.
* PrecociousCrush: On Miss Sculptham.
VisualPun: The lost episode "Abstinence" has him constantly ruining people's chances for sex. So what does his dad give him as a job? To stop roosters from fornicating at the farm.



* ButchLesbian
* CoolBigSis: To Orel.

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* ButchLesbian
ButchLesbian: Lots of piercings, always wearing black, and runs a sex shop.
* CoolBigSis: To Orel.Orel as she gives him much saner advice.



* AttentionWhore

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* AttentionWhoreAttentionWhore: His bullying antics are just to make sure all eyes are on him.



* TheBully

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* TheBullyTheBully: A classic archetype for Oral to deal with. Of course, that also gets deconstructed in Season 3.



* {{Jerkass}}

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* {{Jerkass}}{{Jerkass}}: Is usually picking on Oral and Shapey.



* [[spoiler: SonOfAWhore]]: Specifically, [[spoiler:Nurse Bendy.]]

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* [[spoiler: SonOfAWhore]]: Specifically, [[spoiler:Nurse Bendy.]]
]] However, he doesn't mind it at all.



* NoDialogueEpisode: To add to its shock value, she does not speak a word during "Alone."[[note]]She does still utter standard vocal effects[[/note]]

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* NoDialogueEpisode: To add to its shock value, she does not speak a word during "Alone."[[note]]She " [[note]]She does still utter standard vocal effects[[/note]]effects.[[/note]]



* BrainlessBeauty: [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]]

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* BrainlessBeauty: [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]]Deconstructed]] when she shows that she really wants to have children and raise a normal family, but the stereotype keeps her from doing that.



* [[spoiler:MissingMom: To Joe]]

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* [[spoiler:MissingMom: To Joe]]Joe. However, the two eventually do meet and decide]]



* CheerfulChild
* DistaffCounterpart: To Orel
* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Orel]]

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* CheerfulChild
CheerfulChild: Just as cheerful as Orel since they're both similar.
* DistaffCounterpart: To Orel
Orel as they both come from hardcore Protestant familes and have an optimistic attitude.
* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Orel]]Orel in the far off finale.]]



* OfficialCouple: With Orel

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* OfficialCouple: With OrelOrel, especially in "Closeface" when they dance together.



* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Reverend Putty.

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* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Reverend Putty. [[spoiler:Until "Sundays" completely dashes away her expectations of him.]]
3rd Oct '15 11:55:58 PM Skyreach
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* FreudianExcuse: Joe is unquestionably a total brat. [[spoiler:Having no parents that can adequately care for him in any way can make this happen.]]
3rd Sep '15 12:42:40 AM DrPsyche
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* EveryoneHasStandards: When Clay tries provoking him into a fight, most notably insulting his dead wife and his malpractice. Potterswheel and the others just blow him off rather than stoop to his level and get in a fight.
7th Jun '15 2:43:12 PM SolidTrig
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* BrokenAce: Practically the poster child. A handsome, succesful, Christian family man who's secretly an abusive, self-destructive, alcoholic jackass who hates everyone, ''especially'' himself.
21st Feb '15 1:11:00 PM Digirod
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* CallingTheOldManOut: [[spoiler:"To Clay in "Nature". You become a bad person when you drink!", and after Clay applies no medical treatment on him for several days Orel says, "I hate you dad." To which Clay replies, "Hate away, sister, hate away."]]

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* CallingTheOldManOut: [[spoiler:"To Clay in "Nature". You become a bad person when you drink!", and after Clay applies no medical treatment on him for several days drinks the rubbing alchohol that he was supposed to use to treat Orel's wound, Orel says, "I hate you dad.you." To which Clay replies, "Hate away, sister, hate away."]]
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