History Film / MeetTheParents

12th May '17 7:07:43 AM Fighteer
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'''Note:''' For the trope about introducing a partner to the other partner's parents, see MeetTheInlaws.

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'''Note:''' For the trope about introducing a partner to the other partner's parents, see MeetTheInlaws.MeetTheInLaws.
12th May '17 7:07:27 AM Fighteer
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'''Note:''' For the trope about introducing a partner to the other partner's parents, see MeetTheInlaws.
30th Jan '17 2:00:37 PM creader
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* AnachronismStew: in the third film Jack uses MySpace to find pictures of Andy and Greg at the meeting, in 2010. Nobody was using Myspace anymore in 2010. This is likely due to ''Little Fockers'' having been on TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment for a year.


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* TooDumbToLive: Even though the film takes place in the pre-9/11 era (barely) and Greg was at the end of his rope, saying "bomb" on an airplane was pretty stupid on his part.
21st Dec '16 9:15:57 AM JohnLinen
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* AllTakeAndNoGive: Jack's Circle of Trust, despite it's intentions, is unfortunately this. Jack expects the select few in the circle to be utterly honest, but he cannot keep his suspicions in check.

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* AllTakeAndNoGive: Jack's Circle of Trust, despite it's its intentions, is unfortunately this. Jack expects the select few in the circle to be utterly honest, but he cannot keep his suspicions in check.



* VitriolicBestBuds: Jack and Greg seem to have setled into this by the third film. There are even signs by the second one, as it's mentioned that He and Greg went hunting together.

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* VitriolicBestBuds: Jack and Greg seem to have setled into this by the third film. There are even signs by the second one, as it's mentioned that He he and Greg went hunting together.
27th Sep '16 11:44:08 PM Statzkeen
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* InsistentTerminology: Jack always says that Greg's job is "male nurse" rather than just "nurse".
27th Sep '16 11:43:04 PM Statzkeen
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''Meet The Parents'' -- Male nurse Greg Focker attempts to propose to his schoolteacher girlfriend Pam Byrnes, but before he can, Pam gets invited to her sister's wedding. Greg agrees to go along, seeing it as an opportunity to impress her family. However, Pam's [[KnightTemplarParent Knight Templar Father]] Jack, an ex-CIA operative, is immediately suspicious of Greg and spends the weekend grilling him on any undesirable elements in his background.

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''Meet The Parents'' -- Male nurse Nurse Greg Focker attempts to propose to his schoolteacher girlfriend Pam Byrnes, but before he can, Pam gets invited to her sister's wedding. Greg agrees to go along, seeing it as an opportunity to impress her family. However, Pam's [[KnightTemplarParent Knight Templar Father]] Jack, an ex-CIA operative, is immediately suspicious of Greg and spends the weekend grilling him on any undesirable elements in his background.
23rd May '16 2:35:04 PM taddavis
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* TheAce: Kevin. He is everything Greg isn't - namely rich, successful, on good terms with Jack, and a devout born-again Christian. In the third film, he becomes a {{BrokenAce}}.

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* TheAce: Kevin. He is everything Greg isn't - namely rich, successful, on good terms with Jack, and a devout born-again Christian. In the third film, he becomes a {{BrokenAce}}.{{Broken Ace}}.
23rd May '16 2:34:43 PM taddavis
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* TheAce: Kevin. He is everything Greg isn't - namely rich, successful, on good terms with Jack, and a devout born-again Christian.
** BrokenAce: Kevin in the third movie

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* TheAce: Kevin. He is everything Greg isn't - namely rich, successful, on good terms with Jack, and a devout born-again Christian.
** BrokenAce: Kevin in
Christian. In the third moviefilm, he becomes a {{BrokenAce}}.
8th May '16 11:43:20 AM gaimanite.pkat
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* {{Bowdlerise}}: The television airings of ''Meet the Fockers'' use video editing to remove the nipple from the tool Jack Byrnes made to feed his grandson Little Jack with - an exact cast of Little Jack's mother's breast. Considering that Jack explicitly says that his purpose for making the false breast was to avoid Little Jack having any "nipple confusion" when being bottle-fed, removing the nipple entirely defeats the purpose of the apparatus existing.
31st Mar '16 4:52:17 PM BlindJustice-2515
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* AllTakeAndNoGive: Jack's Circle of Trust, despite it's intentions, is unfortunately this. Jack expects the select few in the circle to be utterly honest, but he cannot keep his suspicions in check.



* AshesToCrashes: Greg breaks the urn containing the ashes of Jack's beloved mother trying to open a wine bottle. To make it much worse, Mr. Jinx mistakes the resulting pile for a litter box.

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* AshesToCrashes: Greg breaks the urn containing the ashes of Jack's beloved mother trying to open a wine champagne bottle. To make it much worse, Mr. Jinx mistakes the resulting pile for a litter box.
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