History FreudianExcuse / Theatre

22nd Jan '15 6:01:06 AM breakinglight11
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'''Farquaad's Father:''' ''Abandoned'' you?! You were twenty-eight! ''[[BasementDweller And living in my basement!]]''

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'''Farquaad's Father:''' ''Abandoned'' you?! You were twenty-eight! ''[[BasementDweller And living in my basement!]]''basement!]]''
* In this case it's the hero rather than the villain, but the titular protagonist of the Theatre/{{Mrs Hawking}} play series has harbored bitter resentment towards her father ever since, after ignoring her for most of her life, he forced her to get married whether she wanted to or not. It was a major contributing factor in her present-day inability to trust men.
4th Jan '15 1:43:26 PM mcgrew
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* In ''Theatre/PokemonTheMewsical'', Giovanni's mother killed his pet Pikachu, prompting him to capture Ash's, as he wants to believe it's his old Pikachu.

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* In ''Theatre/PokemonTheMewsical'', Giovanni's mother killed his pet Pikachu, prompting him to capture Ash's, as he wants to believe it's his old Pikachu.Pikachu.
* In ''Theatre/ShrekTheMusical'', Lord Farquaad's backstory is delivered in "The Ballad of Farquaad" about [[MissingMom his mother]] that died when he was young and his [[ParentalNeglect distant father]] that [[ParentalAbandonment left him alone in the woods]] when he was younger. Subverted later when it turns out that his past [[UnreliableNarrator wasn't as hopeless as he made it out to be]].
-->'''Farquaad:''' No father of mine would've abandoned me in the woods as a child!\\
'''Farquaad's Father:''' ''Abandoned'' you?! You were twenty-eight! ''[[BasementDweller And living in my basement!]]''
8th Jun '14 11:46:24 AM lalalei2001
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* Bradley and Tilden were abused by their parents in ''Theatre/BuriedChild'', leading to Bradley's aggressive nature and Tilden's dissociation.

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* Bradley and Tilden were abused by their parents in ''Theatre/BuriedChild'', leading to Bradley's aggressive nature and Tilden's dissociation.dissociation.
* In ''Theatre/PokemonTheMewsical'', Giovanni's mother killed his pet Pikachu, prompting him to capture Ash's, as he wants to believe it's his old Pikachu.
5th Feb '14 8:05:45 PM Nettik
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* In ''Theatre/HowILearnedToDrive ''Lil Bit comes to the conclusion that her abusive Uncle Peck was abused as well "Now that I'm old enough, there are some questions I would have liked to have asked him. Who did it to you, Uncle Peck? How old were you? Were you eleven?"

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* In ''Theatre/HowILearnedToDrive ''Lil Bit comes to the conclusion that her abusive Uncle Peck was abused as well "Now that I'm old enough, there are some questions I would have liked to have asked him. Who did it to you, Uncle Peck? How old were you? Were you eleven?"eleven?"
* Bradley and Tilden were abused by their parents in ''Theatre/BuriedChild'', leading to Bradley's aggressive nature and Tilden's dissociation.
23rd Dec '13 4:51:40 PM WillBGood
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* In ''Theatre/{{Chicago}}'', Roxie Hart sings a line in the song Roxie that goes "And the audience loves me. And I love them. And they love me for loving them, And I love them for loving me. And we love each other. That's because none of us got enough love in our childhoods."

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* In ''Theatre/{{Chicago}}'', Roxie Hart sings a line in the song Roxie "Roxie" that goes "And the audience loves me. And I love them. And they love me for loving them, And I love them for loving me. And we love each other. That's because none of us got enough love in our childhoods."
9th Sep '13 5:01:08 PM Ptorquemada
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--> My Daddy beats my Mommy, my Mommy clobbers me,
--> My Grandpa is a commie, my Grandma pushes "tea",
--> My sister wears a mustache, my brother wears a dress,
--> Gloriosky! ''That's'' why I'm a mess!
7th Sep '13 11:46:21 PM Flynn
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** In the Swedish version of the show, Molokov gets "Glöm Mig Om Du Kan" (roughly translated to "Forget Me If You Can"), where his devotion to the Russian Revolution causes his lover Natasha to leave him. As such, his believe in sacrifice for the greater good motivates his manipulations throughout the show.

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** In the Swedish version of the show, Molokov gets "Glöm Mig Om Du Kan" (roughly translated to "Forget Me If You Can"), where it's revealed his devotion to the Russian Revolution causes caused his lover Natasha to leave him. As such, his believe in sacrifice for the greater good motivates his manipulations throughout the show.
7th Sep '13 11:45:50 PM Flynn
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** In the Swedish version of the show, Molokov gets "Glöm Mig Om Du Kan" (roughly translated to "Forget Me If You Can"), where his devotion to the Russian Revolution causes his lover Natasha to leave him. As such, his believe in sacrifice for the greater good motivates his manipulations throughout the show.
21st Jun '13 9:49:41 AM Telcontar
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* In ''AllShookUp'' Matilda has one for the way she acts as mayor.

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* In ''AllShookUp'' ''Theatre/AllShookUp'' Matilda has one for the way she acts as mayor.
11th Apr '13 9:24:05 PM haloarh
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* In ''Theatre/HowILearnedToDrive ''Lil Bit comes to the conclusion that her abusive Uncle Peck was abused as well "Now that I'm old enough, there are some questions I would have liked to have asked him. Who did it to you, Uncle Peck? How old were you? Were you eleven?"
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