History FantasticRacism / LiveActionTV

16th Sep '16 2:02:19 PM Grayfox
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*** It's ironic, but Connor is itself also a half-demon.
** The watcher council has always denied in the period of its existence, that there are also many good demons, so that every slayer has under his control, has no moral doubts to kill demons.
** There are quite a lot of cases in which a half-demon of humans and/or demons was well treated and accepted, but in most cases it appears to be only despised by others. The Groosalugg even had to do a lot of dangerous fights in which he was to be killed, because his "human disfigurement" a disgrace to his community were in his home.
** Another case of racism is seen in the two half-demons Nash and Pearl. They claim that they are the next evolution of humans and demons. Humans consider they modern but weak, demons they consider strong but archaic. Since they are half-demons, they have (according to their claim), the best of both sides. In fact, they do not seem to despise other half-demons, and work with Whistler together.
8th Sep '16 2:47:40 PM MarkLungo
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** At the same time, Sally and the other shepherdesses' (all noticeably Caucasian and mostly blondes) lustful pursuit of (dark-haired) Wolf despite his fake surname and his bushy wolf tail suggests the supposed irresistible temptation of an exotic race... while the Peep boys' apparently violent defense of their sisters' purity, and Wendell's assumption in Kissing Town that Wolf would "have [Virginia] on her back before you can say Happy Ever After" resonate far too strongly with the sort of black-man-rapes-white-woman fears exemplified in ''BirthOfANation'' to be coincidence. Again, this would be simply an {{Anvilicious}} way of addressing racism in a fantasy setting, the entire point of this trope--in this case, in order to make it relevant to any children in the audience. Basically, Simon Moore [[ShownTheirWork showed his work]], and the fact the treatment of wolves/half-wolves comes off as so disturbingly familiar is due to the blatant, but entirely necessary, use of this trope to make a point.

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** At the same time, Sally and the other shepherdesses' (all noticeably Caucasian and mostly blondes) lustful pursuit of (dark-haired) Wolf despite his fake surname and his bushy wolf tail suggests the supposed irresistible temptation of an exotic race... while the Peep boys' apparently violent defense of their sisters' purity, and Wendell's assumption in Kissing Town that Wolf would "have [Virginia] on her back before you can say Happy Ever After" resonate far too strongly with the sort of black-man-rapes-white-woman fears exemplified in ''BirthOfANation'' ''Film/TheBirthOfANation1915'' to be coincidence. Again, this would be simply an {{Anvilicious}} way of addressing racism in a fantasy setting, the entire point of this trope--in this case, in order to make it relevant to any children in the audience. Basically, Simon Moore [[ShownTheirWork showed his work]], and the fact the treatment of wolves/half-wolves comes off as so disturbingly familiar is due to the blatant, but entirely necessary, use of this trope to make a point.
31st Aug '16 2:23:00 PM Leafsdude
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** Redemption, meanwhile, had Data placed in command of a ship whose first officer questions his ability to succeed in such a role thusly:
--> No one would suggest that a Klingon would be a good ship's councellor or a Borellian could be an engineer. They're just not suited for those positions.
28th Aug '16 11:57:02 AM nombretomado
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* The old DisneyChannel show ''Series/AdventuresInWonderland'' had an episode centered around this, when the residents of Wonderland were nervous about a walrus moving into the neighborhood because they had heard a lot of bad stereotypes about walruses. But Alice herself meets the Walrus and finds out that he's actually a cool guy.

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* The old DisneyChannel Creator/DisneyChannel show ''Series/AdventuresInWonderland'' had an episode centered around this, when the residents of Wonderland were nervous about a walrus moving into the neighborhood because they had heard a lot of bad stereotypes about walruses. But Alice herself meets the Walrus and finds out that he's actually a cool guy.
5th Aug '16 9:15:03 PM MagBas
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** In ''Voyager'' episode "[[http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Repentance_(episode) Repentance]]", Voyager helps a damaged Nygean prison transport. Neelix finds out one race, the Benkaran, make up a tiny proportion of the population in Nygean space, but are [[UnfortunateImplications over-represented in the judicial system]]. But a Bekaran prisoner, Joleg, [[UnfortunateImplications proves by his actions]] during an attempted breakout that he seems to deserve his sentence.

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** In ''Voyager'' episode "[[http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Repentance_(episode) Repentance]]", Voyager helps a damaged Nygean prison transport. Neelix finds out one race, the Benkaran, make up a tiny proportion of the population in Nygean space, but are [[UnfortunateImplications over-represented in the judicial system]]. system. But a Bekaran prisoner, Joleg, [[UnfortunateImplications proves by his actions]] actions during an attempted breakout that he seems to deserve his sentence.
8th Jul '16 4:36:13 PM SomberCaelifera
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* In ''Series/{{Grimm}}'' centuries-long brutal persecution of Wesen is common. Monroe even says that Pogroms and Witch Hunts were actually anti-Wesen attacks and also Nick’s ancestors sometimes killed even peaceful and harmless Wesens like the [[TurtlePower Genio innocuo]]. There’s also Wesen on Wesen racism; Monroe’s parents at first don’t approve Monroe’s relationship with Bree because he’s a [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Blutbad]] and she’s a [[FantasticFoxes Fuchsbau]] (nor they approve Moroe’s and Nick friendship because Nick is a Grimm). Also a long term animosity between Blutbad and [[PigMan Bauerschwein]] exists. Monroe also seems to believe that [[NiceMice Mauzherz]] are dirty (or at least shouldn't run a restaurant).

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* In ''Series/{{Grimm}}'' centuries-long brutal persecution of Wesen is common. Monroe even says that Pogroms and Witch Hunts were actually anti-Wesen attacks and also Nick’s ancestors sometimes killed even peaceful and harmless Wesens like the [[TurtlePower Genio innocuo]]. There’s also Wesen on Wesen racism; Monroe’s parents at first don’t approve Monroe’s relationship with Bree Rosalee because he’s a [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Blutbad]] and she’s a [[FantasticFoxes Fuchsbau]] (nor they approve Moroe’s Monroe’s and Nick friendship because Nick is a Grimm). Also a long term animosity between Blutbad and [[PigMan Bauerschwein]] exists. Monroe also seems to believe that [[NiceMice Mauzherz]] are dirty (or at least shouldn't run a restaurant).
25th Jun '16 3:55:46 PM nombretomado
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* The [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent half-wolves]] of ''TheTenthKingdom''. Granted, wolves are predators and are traditionally viewed as evil and vicious ([[CyclicTrope at least sometimes]]). But the at-times {{Anvilicious}} words and actions of the Little Lamb Villagers (and Wendell) can make one feeling a bit ill. (Which was surely the intended effect--just an example where the writer did their work a bit too well.) Choice examples:

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* The [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent half-wolves]] of ''TheTenthKingdom''.''Series/TheTenthKingdom''. Granted, wolves are predators and are traditionally viewed as evil and vicious ([[CyclicTrope at least sometimes]]). But the at-times {{Anvilicious}} words and actions of the Little Lamb Villagers (and Wendell) can make one feeling a bit ill. (Which was surely the intended effect--just an example where the writer did their work a bit too well.) Choice examples:
15th Jun '16 7:33:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* On ''Series/TheHauntedHathaways'', it is almost considered a crime against nature in the ghost world for ghosts to be friends with humans.

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* On ''Series/TheHauntedHathaways'', it is almost considered a crime against nature in the ghost world for ghosts to be friends with humans.humans.
* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': In "The Grell", humans have enslaved an alien race on the basis that they should be grateful for humans having rescued them from their dying planet. The Grell are looked down upon and treated as disposable by their human masters.
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10th May '16 11:15:51 PM erforce
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* In ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles'', the relations between humans and machines are strained, to say the least, especially between the human Techcom resistance fighters and the reprogrammed Terminators working under them. This is especially prevalent among Sarah Connor and Derek Reese, who are both prejudiced against machines (for good reason). At one point late in the second season, when [[spoiler: Riley is killed]], both Sarah and Derek immediately blame [[RobotGirl Cameron]] for it despite a lack of real evidence she was behind it, and both consider destroying her because of it.
** Also, the disapproval expressed by pretty much everyone towards John and Cameron's relationship [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything seems rather reminiscent]] of the prejudices against interracial relationships. Sarah implicitly states that she does not believe that Cameron actually loves John, and the idea that the two might be having sex plays a role in an [[AllJustADream extended dream sequence meant to represent her anxieties]]; Derek is openly hostile to their relationship; and [[ManipulativeBastard Jesse]] even goes out of her way in order to try and break them up.
** One entire episode, "The Last Voyage of the Jimmy Carter," dealt with the inherent distrust between humans and the machines. It got to the point where the human TooDumbToLive submarine crew, under the command of a Terminator with specific orders from John Connor, began to mutiny because they did not trust the submarine's captain.
*** It's that distrust that causes all the deaths among the crew and the loss of the submarine.
* On SavedByTheBell, the "Malibu Sands" episodes feature an example where a character's dislike of an entire state borders on this. Stacy Carosi initially has a rather fervent and irrational hatred of people from California, openly accusing them all of being airheads and Surfer Dude stereotypes, and declaring that she has no time for their supposed ditziness because "I'm from the East Coast." However, her FoeYay with Zack eventually turns into a romance and she ends up changing her mind about Californians, and Stacy actually ends up transforming into a friendly, ReasonableAuthorityFigure towards the end of her arc.

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* In ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles'', the relations between humans and machines are strained, to say the least, especially between the human Techcom resistance fighters and the reprogrammed Terminators working under them. This is especially prevalent among Sarah Connor and Derek Reese, who are both prejudiced against machines (for good reason). At one point late in the second season, when [[spoiler: Riley is killed]], both Sarah and Derek immediately blame [[RobotGirl Cameron]] for it despite a lack of real evidence she was behind it, and both consider destroying her because of it.
** Also, the disapproval expressed by pretty much everyone towards John and Cameron's relationship [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything seems rather reminiscent]] of the prejudices against interracial relationships. Sarah implicitly states that she does not believe that Cameron actually loves John, and the idea that the two might be having sex plays a role in an [[AllJustADream extended dream sequence meant to represent her anxieties]]; Derek is openly hostile to their relationship; and [[ManipulativeBastard Jesse]] even goes out of her way in order to try and break them up.
** One entire episode, "The Last Voyage of the Jimmy Carter," dealt with the inherent distrust between humans and the machines. It got to the point where the human TooDumbToLive submarine crew, under the command of a Terminator with specific orders from John Connor, began to mutiny because they did not trust the submarine's captain.
*** It's that distrust that causes all the deaths among the crew and the loss of the submarine.
* On SavedByTheBell, ''Series/SavedByTheBell'', the "Malibu Sands" episodes feature an example where a character's dislike of an entire state borders on this. Stacy Carosi initially has a rather fervent and irrational hatred of people from California, openly accusing them all of being airheads and Surfer Dude stereotypes, and declaring that she has no time for their supposed ditziness because "I'm from the East Coast." However, her FoeYay with Zack eventually turns into a romance and she ends up changing her mind about Californians, and Stacy actually ends up transforming into a friendly, ReasonableAuthorityFigure towards the end of her arc.


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* In ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'', the relations between humans and machines are strained, to say the least, especially between the human Techcom resistance fighters and the reprogrammed Terminators working under them. This is especially prevalent among Sarah Connor and Derek Reese, who are both prejudiced against machines (for good reason). At one point late in the second season, when [[spoiler: Riley is killed]], both Sarah and Derek immediately blame [[RobotGirl Cameron]] for it despite a lack of real evidence she was behind it, and both consider destroying her because of it.
** Also, the disapproval expressed by pretty much everyone towards John and Cameron's relationship [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything seems rather reminiscent]] of the prejudices against interracial relationships. Sarah implicitly states that she does not believe that Cameron actually loves John, and the idea that the two might be having sex plays a role in an [[AllJustADream extended dream sequence meant to represent her anxieties]]; Derek is openly hostile to their relationship; and [[ManipulativeBastard Jesse]] even goes out of her way in order to try and break them up.
** One entire episode, "The Last Voyage of the Jimmy Carter," dealt with the inherent distrust between humans and the machines. It got to the point where the human TooDumbToLive submarine crew, under the command of a Terminator with specific orders from John Connor, began to mutiny because they did not trust the submarine's captain.
*** It's that distrust that causes all the deaths among the crew and the loss of the submarine.
7th Apr '16 2:14:37 PM ultimomant
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* ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'': Hercules despises all gods regardless of where they come from or knowing anything about them. He thinks the world would be better off with all of them dead and does not hesitate to kill compared to showing some hesitation for humans. He doesn't bat an eyelid at learning he caused the deaths of all the Sumarian gods despite them not attacking humanity. Nor the Norse gods even after learning they care about their human worshipers and try to help them. He only restores the latter because their worshippers actually need them to survive.
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