History DeconstructedTrope / WesternAnimation

16th Sep '17 11:31:39 AM SeptimusHeap
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* A whole episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' series is dedicated to deconstruct SuperStrength. The puny guy who steals Juggernaut's powers... [[TheChewToy promptly ruins his own life]] by [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor becoming an unintentionally-destructive human demolition crew]]. He doesn't get better until losing said powers and having them restored to their owner... who, by the way, needs these powers to actually ''survive''.

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* A whole episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' ''WesternAnimation/XMen'' series is dedicated to deconstruct SuperStrength. The puny guy who steals Juggernaut's powers... [[TheChewToy promptly ruins his own life]] by [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor becoming an unintentionally-destructive human demolition crew]]. He doesn't get better until losing said powers and having them restored to their owner... who, by the way, needs these powers to actually ''survive''.
4th Sep '17 8:30:55 PM Peteman
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** Meg is a ''brutal'' deconstruction of ButtMonkey[=/=]TheChewToy, as all the abuse she has to put up with made her a complete and utter psychological wreck.

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** Meg is a ''brutal'' deconstruction of ButtMonkey[=/=]TheChewToy, as all the abuse she has to put up with made her a complete and utter psychological wreck.



** The infamous episode "The Boys of Bummer" is a brutal deconstruction of DisproportionateRetribution. The stock plot is about everyone in Springfield getting angry at Bart over something very minor, which has happened before on "Bart's Girlfriend," "The Telltale Head," and "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" - all of which were played straight and for laughs. This time around, Bart loses a simple softball game and is bullied and harassed for it so much and so badly that he attempts suicide. He lives, but the townspeople ''still'' rag on him for losing until Marge steps in to yell at them. It's about as dark and depressing as you'd imagine and the reason why this episode is disliked among the few people who still watch modern-day ''Simpsons'' episodes or the former fan who foolishly decided to rewatch the show after years of ignoring it.

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** The infamous episode "The Boys of Bummer" is a brutal deconstruction of DisproportionateRetribution. The stock plot is about everyone in Springfield getting angry at Bart over something very minor, which has happened before on "Bart's Girlfriend," "The Telltale Head," and "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" - all of which were played straight and for laughs. This time around, Bart loses a simple softball game and is bullied and harassed for it so much and so badly that he attempts suicide. He lives, but the townspeople ''still'' rag on him for losing until Marge steps in to yell at them. It's about as dark and depressing as you'd imagine and the reason why this episode is disliked among the few people who still watch modern-day ''Simpsons'' episodes or the former fan who foolishly decided to rewatch the show after years of ignoring it.
29th Apr '17 6:41:44 AM mariofan1000
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** Aku in general is a deconstruction of MadeOfEvil: He's completely incapable of doing anything good, even when it would benefit him. There's multiple times in the series where he probably would have succeeded in killing Jack if he didn't have ChronicBackstabbingDisorder.
15th Apr '17 1:41:40 PM AHI-3000
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'''s [[DarkerAndEdgier fifth season]] tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod that dominated the previous seasons. After 50 long years, both the hero and villain have grown sick of their never-ending conflict; with Jack becoming a ShellShockedVeteran and Aku falling into depression, after years of mutual failure to kill one another.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'''s [[DarkerAndEdgier fifth season]] tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod that dominated the previous seasons. After 50 long years, both the hero and the villain have grown sick of their never-ending conflict; with Jack becoming a ShellShockedVeteran and Aku falling into depression, after years of mutual failure to kill one another.
15th Apr '17 1:41:01 PM AHI-3000
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''s fifth season tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod. After fifty years both the hero and villain have grown sick of their never ending battle. With Jack having become a ShellShockedVeteran, and Aku fallen into depression after years of mutual failure to kill one another.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''s ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'''s [[DarkerAndEdgier fifth season season]] tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod. StatusQuoIsGod that dominated the previous seasons. After fifty years 50 long years, both the hero and villain have grown sick of their never ending battle. With never-ending conflict; with Jack having become becoming a ShellShockedVeteran, ShellShockedVeteran and Aku fallen falling into depression depression, after years of mutual failure to kill one another.
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10th Apr '17 10:05:33 AM nombretomado
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* ''ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'' pretty much thrives on deconstructing every one of the Scooby-Doo franchise's most iconic tropes.

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* ''ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'' ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'' pretty much thrives on deconstructing every one of the Scooby-Doo franchise's most iconic tropes.
25th Mar '17 8:58:53 PM PlasmaTalon
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''s fifth season tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod. After fifty years both the hero and villain have grown sick of their never ending battle. Jack has become a ShellShockedVeteran and is slowly going mad after decades of failure. While Aku has fallen into depression, having grown tired of the OrcusOnHisThrone routine and exhausted everything trying to kill Jack with no success.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''s fifth season tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod. After fifty years both the hero and villain have grown sick of their never ending battle. With Jack has having become a ShellShockedVeteran ShellShockedVeteran, and is slowly going mad after decades of failure. While Aku has fallen into depression, having grown tired depression after years of the OrcusOnHisThrone routine and exhausted everything trying mutual failure to kill Jack with no success.
one another.
19th Mar '17 9:48:10 AM PlasmaTalon
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''s fifth season tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod. After fifty years both the hero and villain have grown sick of their never ending battle. Jack is slowly going mad after failing to get home for so long and being no closer to it. While Aku has fallen into a depression after having exhausted everything trying to kill him with no success.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''s fifth season tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod. After fifty years both the hero and villain have grown sick of their never ending battle. Jack has become a ShellShockedVeteran and is slowly going mad after failing to get home for so long and being no closer to it. decades of failure. While Aku has fallen into a depression after depression, having grown tired of the OrcusOnHisThrone routine and exhausted everything trying to kill him Jack with no success.
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18th Mar '17 10:39:14 PM PlasmaTalon
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''s fifth season tears apart the notion of StatusQuoIsGod. After fifty years both the hero and villain have grown sick of their never ending battle. Jack is slowly going mad after failing to get home for so long and being no closer to it. While Aku has fallen into a depression after having exhausted everything trying to kill him with no success.
29th Dec '16 8:54:05 PM Ganymede8
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'''Mayor:''' NO! Do you realize the two crooks that you caught stole approximately four hundred dollars? Do you realize that you did ''over three '''MILLION''' dollars in property damage to that bridge?!'' '''IT'S NOT REPLACEABLE!'''

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'''Mayor:''' NO! Do you realize the two crooks that you caught stole approximately four hundred dollars? Do you realize that you did ''over three '''MILLION''' dollars in property damage to that bridge?!'' '''IT'S '''OVER THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN PROPERTY DAMAGE TO THAT BRIDGE?! IT'S NOT REPLACEABLE!'''
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