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6th Dec '16 5:48:37 PM HighCrate
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** [[SarcasmMode To be fair]], Piggy hits ''everyone''. That's how much of a diva she is. Of course, if a male star was as violently abusive as her...
6th Dec '16 3:23:43 PM Qube
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* Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'': In "It Had to be You", Will goes on a date with a pretty girl who at first seems rather sweet. However, after one date, she completely changes, speaking to him in a rude, snide voice, she tells him where they will go to college, what jobs they will both have, ''how many kids they will have and what genders'', she tells him what to eat and what ''not'' to eat (saying that if he orders cottage cheese now he'll have a heart attack at middle age and leave her with the kids), and when he looks at the waitress to place his order, she yells at both him ''and'' the waitress. Later, she chooses his wardrobe and buys him a beeper with the obvious intent of keeping track of him 24/7. When Will tells his aunt and uncle about this, they shrug it off, saying that the dictating what jobs and how many children they'll have is a sign that she has goals, and her getting angry over him looking at another girl, and telling him what he can and can't eat is just proof that she doesn't want to lose him, when in RealLife, behavior like this is a HUGE indicator of an abusive relationship. To get rid of her, Will sets things up so that she ends up with Carlton. In reality, Carlton tells her off, politely. When he does, she suddenly does a complete 180 and becomes demure and submissive and polite--by the episode's end, she's hanging on his every word, eagerly promising to handwrite his class notes and send out his mail--and with one disapproving look from him, apologizing and quickly saying she'll deliver it ''door to door''. This has major UnfortunateImplications: Will is told, after the girl becomes Carlton's doormat, that when a girl acts abusive like she did, it's his job to "man up", and show her who the man is in the relationship. Overall, the way it's delivered comes off as more "it's your fault if you're abused because you didn't stand up for yourself". Also, anyone who can change that quickly might well be bipolar.

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* Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'': ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'': In "It Had to be You", Will goes on a date with a pretty girl who at first seems rather sweet. However, after one date, she completely changes, speaking to him in a rude, snide voice, she tells him where they will go to college, what jobs they will both have, ''how many kids they will have and what genders'', she tells him what to eat and what ''not'' to eat (saying that if he orders cottage cheese now he'll have a heart attack at middle age and leave her with the kids), and when he looks at the waitress to place his order, she yells at both him ''and'' the waitress. Later, she chooses his wardrobe and buys him a beeper with the obvious intent of keeping track of him 24/7. When Will tells his aunt and uncle about this, they shrug it off, saying that the dictating what jobs and how many children they'll have is a sign that she has goals, and her getting angry over him looking at another girl, and telling him what he can and can't eat is just proof that she doesn't want to lose him, when in RealLife, behavior like this is a HUGE indicator of an abusive relationship. To get rid of her, Will sets things up so that she ends up with Carlton. In reality, Carlton tells her off, politely. When he does, she suddenly does a complete 180 and becomes demure and submissive and polite--by the episode's end, she's hanging on his every word, eagerly promising to handwrite his class notes and send out his mail--and with one disapproving look from him, apologizing and quickly saying she'll deliver it ''door to door''. This has major UnfortunateImplications: Will is told, after the girl becomes Carlton's doormat, that when a girl acts abusive like she did, it's his job to "man up", and show her who the man is in the relationship. Overall, the way it's delivered comes off as more "it's your fault if you're abused because you didn't stand up for yourself". Also, anyone who can change that quickly might well be bipolar.
2nd Dec '16 8:35:34 PM Rebu
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** [[SarcasmMode To be fair]], Piggy hits ''everyone''. That's how much of a diva she is. Of course, if a male star was as violently abusive as her...
2nd Dec '16 8:23:16 PM Rebu
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* In one episode of ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'', Will goes on a date with a pretty girl who at first seems rather sweet. However, after one date, she completely changes, speaking to him in a rude, snide voice, she tells him where they will go to college, what jobs they will both have, ''how many kids they will have and what genders'', she tells him what to eat and what ''not'' to eat (saying that if he orders cottage cheese now he'll have a heart attack at middle age and leave her with the kids), and when he looks at the waitress to place his order, she yells at both him ''and'' the waitress. Later, she chooses his wardrobe and buys him a beeper with the obvious intent of keeping track of him 24/7. When Will tells his aunt and uncle about this, they shrug it off, saying that the dictating what jobs and how many children they'll have is a sign that she has goals, and her getting angry over him looking at another girl, and telling him what he can and can't eat is just proof that she doesn't want to lose him, when in RealLife, behavior like this is a HUGE indicator of an abusive relationship. To get rid of her, Will sets things up so that Carlton will tell her off. When he does, she suddenly does a complete 180 to the point where one could say Carlton is the one treating her like this--by the episode's end, she's hanging on his every word, eagerly promising to handwrite his class notes and send out his mail--and with one disapproving look from him, apologizing and quickly saying she'll deliver it ''door to door''. This has major UnfortunateImplications: Will is told, after the girl becomes Carlton's doormat, that when a girl acts abusive like she did, it's his job to "man up", and show her who the man is in the relationship. Overall, the way it's delivered comes off as more "it's your fault if you're abused because you didn't yell at your abuser enough.", or "if you're a potentially abusive person, you deserve to be treated the exact same way."

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* Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'': In one episode of ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'', "It Had to be You", Will goes on a date with a pretty girl who at first seems rather sweet. However, after one date, she completely changes, speaking to him in a rude, snide voice, she tells him where they will go to college, what jobs they will both have, ''how many kids they will have and what genders'', she tells him what to eat and what ''not'' to eat (saying that if he orders cottage cheese now he'll have a heart attack at middle age and leave her with the kids), and when he looks at the waitress to place his order, she yells at both him ''and'' the waitress. Later, she chooses his wardrobe and buys him a beeper with the obvious intent of keeping track of him 24/7. When Will tells his aunt and uncle about this, they shrug it off, saying that the dictating what jobs and how many children they'll have is a sign that she has goals, and her getting angry over him looking at another girl, and telling him what he can and can't eat is just proof that she doesn't want to lose him, when in RealLife, behavior like this is a HUGE indicator of an abusive relationship. To get rid of her, Will sets things up so that she ends up with Carlton. In reality, Carlton will tell tells her off. off, politely. When he does, she suddenly does a complete 180 to the point where one could say Carlton is the one treating her like this--by and becomes demure and submissive and polite--by the episode's end, she's hanging on his every word, eagerly promising to handwrite his class notes and send out his mail--and with one disapproving look from him, apologizing and quickly saying she'll deliver it ''door to door''. This has major UnfortunateImplications: Will is told, after the girl becomes Carlton's doormat, that when a girl acts abusive like she did, it's his job to "man up", and show her who the man is in the relationship. Overall, the way it's delivered comes off as more "it's your fault if you're abused because you didn't yell at your abuser enough.", or "if you're a potentially abusive person, you deserve to stand up for yourself". Also, anyone who can change that quickly might well be treated the exact same way."bipolar.



** Played straight in the Season 6 finale "Aliyah", when an emotionally distraught Ziva, upset that Tony shot her murderous, rogue Mossad boyfriend to death in easily justifiable self defense, pins Tony to the ground and points her loaded pistol at his chest. As often happens in fiction, despite the immense severity of this act, it is brushed aside with nary an afterward mention, and ''Ziva'' is treated as the one who was wronged.

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** Played straight in the Season 6 finale "Aliyah", when an emotionally distraught Ziva, upset that Tony shot her murderous, rogue Mossad boyfriend to death in easily justifiable self defense, pins Tony to the ground and points her loaded pistol at his chest. As often happens in fiction, despite the immense severity of this act, it is brushed aside with nary an afterward mention, and ''Ziva'' is treated as the one who was wronged. [[spoiler:They also start a relationship later.]]
24th Nov '16 1:03:24 PM Clessus
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* Played with, and ultimately averted in Series/OrphanBlack. While she did believe that he was her monitor, it doesn't alter the fact that Alison was physically abusive to Donnie. Alison hit him with a gold club, repeatedly slapped him across the face, and tortured him with a glue gun. While Alison is not portrayed in the right, the scene is played with a far more comedic tone than if it were the other way around. However, Sarah and Felix are shocked when they find out about this. Later Donnie brings it up at the intervention and the priest encourages him not to hold back when calling her out on it. Eventually, Donnie checks Allison into rehab due to her violent and abusive behavior.

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* Played with, Zigzagged, and ultimately averted in Series/OrphanBlack. While she did believe that he was her monitor, it doesn't alter the fact that Alison was physically abusive to Donnie. Alison hit him with a gold club, repeatedly slapped him across the face, and tortured him with a glue gun. While Alison is not portrayed in the right, the scene is played with a far more comedic tone than if it were the other way around. However, Sarah and Felix are shocked when they find out about this. Later Donnie brings it up at the intervention and the priest encourages him not to hold back when calling her out on it. Eventually, Donnie checks Allison into rehab due to her violent and abusive behavior.
24th Nov '16 11:33:55 AM Clessus
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* Played with, and ultimately averted in Series/OrphanBlack. While she did believe that he was her monitor, it doesn't alter the fact that Alison is physically abusive to Donnie. Alison hit him with a gold club, repeatedly slapped him across the face, and tortured him with a glue gun. While Alison is not portrayed in the right, the scene is played with a far more comedic tone than if it were the other way around. However, Sarah and Felix are shocked when they find out about this. Later Donnie brings it up at the intervention and the priest encourages him not to hold back when calling her out on it. Eventually, Donnie checks Allison into rehab due to her violent and abusive behavior.

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* Played with, and ultimately averted in Series/OrphanBlack. While she did believe that he was her monitor, it doesn't alter the fact that Alison is was physically abusive to Donnie. Alison hit him with a gold club, repeatedly slapped him across the face, and tortured him with a glue gun. While Alison is not portrayed in the right, the scene is played with a far more comedic tone than if it were the other way around. However, Sarah and Felix are shocked when they find out about this. Later Donnie brings it up at the intervention and the priest encourages him not to hold back when calling her out on it. Eventually, Donnie checks Allison into rehab due to her violent and abusive behavior.
24th Nov '16 11:33:22 AM Clessus
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*Played with, and ultimately averted in Series/OrphanBlack. While she did believe that he was her monitor, it doesn't alter the fact that Alison is physically abusive to Donnie. Alison hit him with a gold club, repeatedly slapped him across the face, and tortured him with a glue gun. While Alison is not portrayed in the right, the scene is played with a far more comedic tone than if it were the other way around. However, Sarah and Felix are shocked when they find out about this. Later Donnie brings it up at the intervention and the priest encourages him not to hold back when calling her out on it. Eventually, Donnie checks Allison into rehab due to her violent and abusive behavior.
6th Oct '16 6:29:53 PM TheNewBig
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* Subverted on ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' as Jenna hitting KC with her guitar is treated seriously and the first sign that she's losing it dealing with the pressure of being a [[TeenPregnancy teen mom.]] Played straight by a large part of the fandom however with that moment being listed as a Crowning Moment of Awesome.

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* Subverted on ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' as Jenna hitting KC with her guitar is treated seriously and the first sign that she's losing it dealing with the pressure of being a [[TeenPregnancy teen mom.]] Played straight by a large part of the fandom however with that moment once being listed as a Crowning Moment of Awesome.Awesome. Thankfully, it is no longer so.
11th Sep '16 12:32:04 PM DrOO7
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* In one episode of ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'', Will goes on a date with a pretty girl who at first seems rather sweet. However, at the restaurant, she completely changes, speaking to him in a rude, snide voice, she tells him where they will go to college, what jobs they will both have, ''how many kids they will have and what genders'', she tells him what to eat and what ''not'' to eat (saying that if he orders cottage cheese now he'll have a heart attack at middle age and leave her with the kids), and when he looks at the waitress to place his order, she yells at both him ''and'' the waitress. Later, she chooses his wardrobe and buys him a beeper with the obvious intent of keeping track of him 24/7 (in real life, behavior like this is a ''huge'' indicator of an abusive relationship). When Will tells his aunt and uncle about this, they shrug it off, saying that the dictating what jobs and how many children they'll have is a sign that she has goals, and her getting angry over him looking at another girl, and telling him what he can and can't eat is just proof that she doesn't want to lose him. By the episode's end, she's hanging on his every word, eagerly promising to handwrite his class notes and send out his mail--and with one disapproving look from him, apologizing and quickly saying she'll deliver it ''door to door''. This has major UnfortunateImplications: Will is told, after the girl becomes Carlton's doormat, that when a girl acts abusive like she did, it's his job to "man up", and show her who the man is in the relationship. Overall, the way it's delivered comes off as more "it's your fault if you're abused because you didn't yell at your abuser enough."

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* In one episode of ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'', Will goes on a date with a pretty girl who at first seems rather sweet. However, at the restaurant, after one date, she completely changes, speaking to him in a rude, snide voice, she tells him where they will go to college, what jobs they will both have, ''how many kids they will have and what genders'', she tells him what to eat and what ''not'' to eat (saying that if he orders cottage cheese now he'll have a heart attack at middle age and leave her with the kids), and when he looks at the waitress to place his order, she yells at both him ''and'' the waitress. Later, she chooses his wardrobe and buys him a beeper with the obvious intent of keeping track of him 24/7 (in real life, behavior like this is a ''huge'' indicator of an abusive relationship). 24/7. When Will tells his aunt and uncle about this, they shrug it off, saying that the dictating what jobs and how many children they'll have is a sign that she has goals, and her getting angry over him looking at another girl, and telling him what he can and can't eat is just proof that she doesn't want to lose him. By him, when in RealLife, behavior like this is a HUGE indicator of an abusive relationship. To get rid of her, Will sets things up so that Carlton will tell her off. When he does, she suddenly does a complete 180 to the point where one could say Carlton is the one treating her like this--by the episode's end, she's hanging on his every word, eagerly promising to handwrite his class notes and send out his mail--and with one disapproving look from him, apologizing and quickly saying she'll deliver it ''door to door''. This has major UnfortunateImplications: Will is told, after the girl becomes Carlton's doormat, that when a girl acts abusive like she did, it's his job to "man up", and show her who the man is in the relationship. Overall, the way it's delivered comes off as more "it's your fault if you're abused because you didn't yell at your abuser enough.", or "if you're a potentially abusive person, you deserve to be treated the exact same way."
10th Sep '16 9:29:15 PM lorgskyegon
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* In ''Series/{{Frasier}}'', Maris's emotional and psychological abuse of Niles is PlayedForLaughs early on.

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* In ''Series/{{Frasier}}'', Zigzagged in ''Series/{{Frasier}}''. Maris's emotional and psychological abuse of Niles is PlayedForLaughs early on.on, but only to the audience. Fraiser and Martin frequently comment to him on how what she does to him is not acceptable and that he has to stand up to her.
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