History FreudianExcuse / LiveActionTV

21st Apr '17 7:57:31 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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-->'''Blackadder''': One thing, Ludwig, just before you go - were you ever bullied at school?
-->'''Ludwig''': ''[Tense]'' What do you mean?
-->'''Blackadder''': Well, all this ranting and raving about power. There must be ''some'' reason for it.
-->'''Ludwig''': Nonsense, no - at my school, having dirty hair and spots was a sign of maturity.
-->'''Blackadder''': I thought so. And I bet your mother made you wear shorts right up till your final year.
-->'''Ludwig''': ''[Losing it]'' Shut up! Shut up! When I am King of England, ''no one'' will ''ever'' dare call me 'shorty greasy spot-spot' again! ''[Storms out]''
-->'''Blackadder''': [[DeadpanSnarker Touched a nerve there, I think.]]

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-->'''Blackadder''': One thing, Ludwig, just before you go - -- were you ever bullied at school?
-->'''Ludwig''': ''[Tense]''
school?\\
'''Ludwig''': ''(tense)''
What do you mean?
-->'''Blackadder''':
mean?\\
'''Blackadder''':
Well, all this ranting and raving about power. There must be ''some'' reason for it.
-->'''Ludwig''':
it.\\
'''Ludwig''':
Nonsense, no - -- at my school, having dirty hair and spots was a sign of maturity.
-->'''Blackadder''':
maturity.\\
'''Blackadder''':
I thought so. And I bet your mother made you wear shorts right up till your final year.
-->'''Ludwig''': ''[Losing it]''
year.\\
'''Ludwig''': ''(losing it)''
Shut up! Shut up! When I am King of England, ''no one'' will ''ever'' dare call me 'shorty greasy spot-spot' again! ''[Storms out]''
-->'''Blackadder''':
''(storms out)''\\
'''Blackadder''':
[[DeadpanSnarker Touched a nerve there, I think.]]



--> '''Buffy:''' You never ever got a single date in high school, did you?
--> '''Snyder:''' Your point being?

to:

--> '''Buffy:''' --->'''Buffy:''' You never ever got a single date in high school, did you?
-->
you?\\
'''Snyder:''' Your point being?



-->'''Frasier''': Oh yes, here it comes - the old sob story. "Daddy didn't love me. Mother ignored me. The bully next door stole my baseball glove."\\

to:

-->'''Frasier''': Oh yes, here it comes - -- the old sob story. "Daddy didn't love me. Mother ignored me. The bully next door stole my baseball glove."\\



-->'''[[PoirotSpeak Sigfried]]''': Why, Smart? Why?
-->'''Max''': I don't know, Sigfried.
-->'''Sigfried''': Do you think it was because we lived in [[ButNotTooForeign Florida]]?
-->Max gives an EyeTake as the episode fades to the credits.

to:

-->'''[[PoirotSpeak Sigfried]]''': Why, Smart? Why?
-->'''Max''':
Why?\\
'''Max''':
I don't know, Sigfried.
-->'''Sigfried''':
Sigfried.\\
'''Sigfried''':
Do you think it was because we lived in [[ButNotTooForeign Florida]]?
-->Max
Florida]]?\\
''(Max
gives an EyeTake as the episode fades to the credits.credits)''



-->'''Dr. Huang''': What did your mother do to you?
-->'''Serial Killer''': Please... with you people, it's always the mother.
-->... ...
-->'''Detective Tutuola''': I don't want to hear how you didn't do it, it wasn't you, you were abused as a child.
-->... ...
-->'''Female Serial Killer''': I was ''raped'', more times than I can remember...
-->'''Detective Benson''': Right, and your mother died, and your dad beat ya.

to:

-->'''Dr. --->'''Dr. Huang''': What did your mother do to you?
-->'''Serial
you?\\
'''Serial
Killer''': Please... with you people, it's always the mother.
-->... ...
-->'''Detective
mother.\\\
'''Detective
Tutuola''': I don't want to hear how you didn't do it, it wasn't you, you were abused as a child.
-->... ...
-->'''Female
child.\\\
'''Female
Serial Killer''': I was ''raped'', more times than I can remember...
-->'''Detective
remember...\\
'''Detective
Benson''': Right, and your mother died, and your dad beat ya.



--> "It's hard to celebrate [[DeathByChildbirth the day you killed your mother]]."

to:

--> "It's --->"It's hard to celebrate [[DeathByChildbirth the day you killed your mother]]."



-->'''Alan:''' That's easy for you to say though, isn't it? Yeah? You get the glory, you get the girl, everyone loves you. Then when the King comes back, you'll have lands, property, a wife - everything. What will I have? You're always in the sun, Robin and I'm always in the shade.
-->'''Robin:''' Is that meant to be an excuse?

to:

-->'''Alan:''' That's easy for you to say though, isn't it? Yeah? You get the glory, you get the girl, everyone loves you. Then when the King comes back, you'll have lands, property, a wife - everything. What will I have? You're always in the sun, Robin and I'm always in the shade.
-->'''Robin:'''
shade.\\
'''Robin:'''
Is that meant to be an excuse?



-->'''Jimmy''': Why did you do it? Come on. Every killer's got a [[MonsterSobStory sob story]]. You know, I hear that an unhappy childhood, that's...that's pretty popular.

to:

-->'''Jimmy''': --->'''Jimmy''': Why did you do it? Come on. Every killer's got a [[MonsterSobStory sob story]]. You know, I hear that an unhappy childhood, that's...that's pretty popular.



-->'''Data:''' You are a fine debator sir. It is a pity you have used your verbal skills for mere hucksterism and the advancement of your own greed.
-->'''Fajo:''' ''(sullen)'' Perhaps... Perhaps you would not judge me so harshly if you knew of my desperate youth. Wasted, wasted, on the streets of Zimbala.
-->'''Data:''' Your past does not excuse unethical or immoral behavior, sir.
-->'''Fajo:''' ''(suddenly chipper)'' Eh, doesn't matter, isn't true anyway. My father was quite wealthy, actually. He was a thief.

to:

-->'''Data:''' You are a fine debator debator, sir. It is a pity you have used your verbal skills for mere hucksterism and the advancement of your own greed.
-->'''Fajo:'''
greed.\\
'''Fajo:'''
''(sullen)'' Perhaps... Perhaps you would not judge me so harshly if you knew of my desperate youth. ''(as a tear rolls down his cheek)'' Wasted, wasted, on the streets of Zimbala.
-->'''Data:'''
Zimbala.\\
'''Data:'''
Your past does not excuse unethical or immoral behavior, sir.
-->'''Fajo:'''
sir.\\
'''Fajo:'''
''(suddenly chipper)'' Eh, doesn't matter, isn't true anyway. My father was quite wealthy, actually. He was a thief.



--> '''Stephen:''' Yeah, maybe a library shelf fell on me when I was three, but that's not why I hate books.
--> '''[[FootnoteFever Bullet Point]]:''' It's Why He ''[[BookBurning Burns]]'' Books

to:

--> '''Stephen:''' --->'''Stephen:''' Yeah, maybe a library shelf fell on me when I was three, but that's not why I hate books.
-->
books.\\
'''[[FootnoteFever Bullet Point]]:''' It's Why He ''[[BookBurning Burns]]'' Books



-->'''Killer:''' So there's something I've been wanting to ask you for some time now. You've seen the things I do in the past as well as in the future.
-->'''Clyde Bruckman:''' They're terrible things.
-->'''Killer:''' I know they are. So, tell me, please, why have I done them?
-->'''Clyde Bruckman:''' Don't you understand yet, son? Don't you get it?
-->(The killer shakes his head and shrugs.)
-->'''Clyde Bruckman:''' You do the things you do because you're a homicidal maniac.
-->(The killer thinks about it for a moment and smiles.)
-->'''Killer:''' That... that does explain a lot, doesn't it? It's all starting to make sense now.

to:

-->'''Killer:''' So there's something I've been wanting to ask you for some time now. You've seen the things I do in the past as well as in the future.
-->'''Clyde
future.\\
'''Clyde
Bruckman:''' They're terrible things.
-->'''Killer:'''
things.\\
'''Killer:'''
I know they are. So, tell me, please, why have I done them?
-->'''Clyde
them?\\
'''Clyde
Bruckman:''' Don't you understand yet, son? Don't you get it?
-->(The
it?\\
''(the
killer shakes his head and shrugs.)
-->'''Clyde
shrugs)''\\
'''Clyde
Bruckman:''' You do the things you do because you're a homicidal maniac.
-->(The
maniac.\\
''(the
killer thinks about it for a moment and smiles.)
-->'''Killer:'''
smiles)''\\
'''Killer:'''
That... that does explain a lot, doesn't it? It's all starting to make sense now.
2nd Apr '17 9:38:02 AM Discar
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Tywin Lannister's father Tytos was a weak man whose forgiving nature was mocked and exploited so frequently that it nearly brought ruin to their House, leaving Tywin to restore the power and glory of his family by any means necessary. Later, his beloved wife died in childbirth and his decades of loyal service as Hand of the King were rewarded with suspicion and derision by his increasingly mad former friend King Aerys II.
** Sandor Clegane was mutilated at a young age by his psychopathic older brother and grew up watching that brother rewarded for his brutality with praise and eventually a knighthood, leading Sandor to embrace his BloodKnight tendencies and disdain knighthood because he believes nobility and chivalry are absurd constructs and only the strong survive.
** Petyr Baelish came from the absolute lowest nobility but was fostered by one of the most powerful lords in the realm. Nicknamed "Littlefinger" for his small stature and low birth, Petyr fell unrequitedly in love with Catelyn Tully and challenged her fiancée to a duel, urged on by stories of the plucky underdog, only to lose badly and have Catelyn cut off contact with him. These events helped turn Petyr from a mischievous, romantic boy into a ruthless Machiavellian schemer obsessed with power.
** Viserys Targaryen lost his family and kingdom when he was no more than a child, leaving him to care for his newborn sister Daenerys (whose birth killed their mother) and carry the fate of the dynasty on his shoulders practically alone. Given the stress of such a situation and the Targaryen tendency for madness, its not really surprising he went nuts.
* Libby on ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'': In the ChainedHeat episode, Sabrina learns Libby's mother is a distracted snob who doesn't pay any attention to her.


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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Tywin Lannister's father Tytos was a weak man whose forgiving nature was mocked and exploited so frequently that it nearly brought ruin to their House, leaving Tywin to restore the power and glory of his family by any means necessary. Later, his beloved wife died in childbirth and his decades of loyal service as Hand of the King were rewarded with suspicion and derision by his increasingly mad former friend King Aerys II.
** Sandor Clegane was mutilated at a young age by his psychopathic older brother and grew up watching that brother rewarded for his brutality with praise and eventually a knighthood, leading Sandor to embrace his BloodKnight tendencies and disdain knighthood because he believes nobility and chivalry are absurd constructs and only the strong survive.
** Petyr Baelish came from the absolute lowest nobility but was fostered by one of the most powerful lords in the realm. Nicknamed "Littlefinger" for his small stature and low birth, Petyr fell unrequitedly in love with Catelyn Tully and challenged her fiancée to a duel, urged on by stories of the plucky underdog, only to lose badly and have Catelyn cut off contact with him. These events helped turn Petyr from a mischievous, romantic boy into a ruthless Machiavellian schemer obsessed with power.
** Viserys Targaryen lost his family and kingdom when he was no more than a child, leaving him to care for his newborn sister Daenerys (whose birth killed their mother) and carry the fate of the dynasty on his shoulders practically alone. Given the stress of such a situation and the Targaryen tendency for madness, its not really surprising he went nuts.


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* Libby on ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'': In the ChainedHeat episode, Sabrina learns Libby's mother is a distracted snob who doesn't pay any attention to her.
18th Jan '17 2:15:37 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Tywin Lannister's father Tytos was a weak man whose forgiving nature was mocked and exploited so frequently that it nearly brought ruin to their House, leaving Tywin to restore the power and glory of his family by any means necessary. Later, his beloved wife died in childbirth and his decades of loyal service as Hand of the King were rewarded with suspicion and derision by his increasingly mad former friend King Aerys II.
** Sandor Clegane was mutilated at a young age by his psychopathic older brother and grew up watching that brother rewarded for his brutality with praise and eventually a knighthood, leading Sandor to embrace his BloodKnight tendencies and disdain knighthood because he believes nobility and chivalry are absurd constructs and only the strong survive.
** Petyr Baelish came from the absolute lowest nobility but was fostered by one of the most powerful lords in the realm. Nicknamed "Littlefinger" for his small stature and low birth, Petyr fell unrequitedly in love with Catelyn Tully and challenged her fiancée to a duel, urged on by stories of the plucky underdog, only to lose badly and have Catelyn cut off contact with him. These events helped turn Petyr from a mischievous, romantic boy into a ruthless Machiavellian schemer obsessed with power.
** Viserys Targaryen lost his family and kingdom when he was no more than a child, leaving him to care for his newborn sister Daenerys (whose birth killed their mother) and carry the fate of the dynasty on his shoulders practically alone. Given the stress of such a situation and the Targaryen tendency for madness, its not really surprising he went nuts.
28th Nov '16 10:00:49 AM FlooKnight12602
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*** [[spoiler: Rumpel's birth mother chooses power over love.]]
28th Oct '16 9:25:18 PM Fireblood
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* ''Series/MurderInTheFirst'': Dustin Maker's defense attorney tries to use severe abuse he suffered in childhood as a mitigating factor when he's facing the death sentence for eighteen murders.
28th Oct '16 12:07:19 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/ForeverKnight'': One episode featured a serial killer who was targeting women because of memories of his horribly abusive mother. They all reminded him of her in some way, but since they're not his actual mother he didn't derive any closure from it and had to keep on killing.
18th Oct '16 3:54:30 PM nombretomado
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* ''FreaksAndGeeks'': Lindsey Weir can't stand obnoxious Kim Kelly, until she is invited over to her house for dinner and sees how awful Kim's family life is.

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* ''FreaksAndGeeks'': ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'': Lindsey Weir can't stand obnoxious Kim Kelly, until she is invited over to her house for dinner and sees how awful Kim's family life is.
29th Sep '16 8:42:08 PM MBI
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* ''Series/TheSopranos'': To put it mildly, Tony's got mommy issues. Livia Soprano had a serious personality disorder, likely borderline or narcissism, and when Tony thinks about it, his father was kind of a shit too.
15th Sep '16 8:30:49 PM RA2
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** Because of her disability, Becky Jackson gets infinite leeway to break things and insult people. The worst consequence she ever suffers is [[spoiler: a 1-month suspension for bringing a loaded gun to school, and that's only after Sue attempts to cover for her.]]
12th Sep '16 8:40:49 PM Fireblood
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* ''Series/TheFamily'': {{Discussed}} when Nina interrogates Doug and brings up the theory that pedophilia is caused by an individual's own sexual abuse as a child. He dismisses the implications.
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