History GenreDeconstruction / WesternAnimation

19th Nov '16 3:31:24 PM Furienna
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** At one point, Homer is about to drink a beaker of sulfuric acid when Grimes stops him. Grimes reacts ''exactly'' as we would expect a normal person to react -- he's visibly freaked out, and when Homer blows off the danger with laughter, he shouts, " ''Stop laughing,'' you imbecile! Do you realize how close you just came to killing yourself?!" A series of such incidents ultimately drives Frank Grimes into insanity [[spoiler:and death]].

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** At one point, Homer is about to drink a beaker of sulfuric acid when Grimes stops him. Grimes reacts ''exactly'' as we would expect a normal person to react -- - he's visibly freaked out, and when Homer blows off the danger with laughter, he shouts, " ''Stop laughing,'' you imbecile! Do you realize how close you just came to killing yourself?!" A series of such incidents ultimately drives Frank Grimes into insanity [[spoiler:and death]].



5th Nov '16 10:09:01 PM nombretomado
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* ''IronManArmoredAdventures'' offers an interesting take on the teenage superhero genre in the fact the hero really couldn't care any less about school or fitting in, claiming it's a waste of time and instead stating that his work as a hero is more important. He then proceeds to cheat on his tests and homework in order to pass, since him being a hero gives him the latitude to do so, and high school is meaningless and doesn't matter once you graduate, especially since he's already a)rich, and b)a genius inventor.
* "Epilogue" of ''JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' can be taken as a deconstruction of the superhero genre by having a Amanda Waller deliberately try to engineer [[WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond another Batman]] in response to the original Batman growing older. It fits both invoked and deconstructed, because it shows the horrible consequences of making a superhero, as well as the kind of monster you would have to be to do it (killing innocent people to do something that might achieve a goal).

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* ''IronManArmoredAdventures'' ''WesternAnimation/IronManArmoredAdventures'' offers an interesting take on the teenage superhero genre in the fact the hero really couldn't care any less about school or fitting in, claiming it's a waste of time and instead stating that his work as a hero is more important. He then proceeds to cheat on his tests and homework in order to pass, since him being a hero gives him the latitude to do so, and high school is meaningless and doesn't matter once you graduate, especially since he's already a)rich, and b)a genius inventor.
* "Epilogue" of ''JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' can be taken as a deconstruction of the superhero genre by having a Amanda Waller deliberately try to engineer [[WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond another Batman]] in response to the original Batman growing older. It fits both invoked and deconstructed, because it shows the horrible consequences of making a superhero, as well as the kind of monster you would have to be to do it (killing innocent people to do something that might achieve a goal).
24th Sep '16 12:31:26 PM Serathis
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** Being a SuperVillain? You have to be a part of a guild that tightly regulates your behavior, from who you have a feud with, to if your mooks are allowed to use deadly weapons (who die by the dozens)
12th Aug '16 9:37:49 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Undergrads}}'', college dorm life is deconstructed to counter its inspiration ''AnimalHouse''; Rocko's [[WackyFratboyHijinx Fratboy behavior]] is looked down on heavily by his frat brothers, who view him as a source of grief. Nitz' everyman status really puts only a grade above [[ThisLoserIsYou Gimpy]], the resident {{Hikikomori}} of the 4 of them.

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* In ''{{Undergrads}}'', college dorm life is deconstructed to counter its inspiration ''AnimalHouse''; ''Film/AnimalHouse''; Rocko's [[WackyFratboyHijinx Fratboy behavior]] is looked down on heavily by his frat brothers, who view him as a source of grief. Nitz' everyman status really puts only a grade above [[ThisLoserIsYou Gimpy]], the resident {{Hikikomori}} of the 4 of them.
18th Jul '16 3:14:55 PM eaterofworlds
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** Yet as the series continues to evolve the said genre takes more of a reconstruction direction. Rusty, while still having his share of demons, has made peace with his troubled past and has achieved success. Meanwhile, his arch-nemesis has risen up the supervillain ranks and became one of the profile members of a newly revamped guild of villains.
8th Feb '16 11:35:06 AM legomaniac90
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** "Fare Tonight" deconstructs the KidHero trope popularized by ''Film/HomeAlone'', as the kids in question, while able to talk big about killing vampires, end up being about as prepared to fight an actual vampire as kids with no professional training whatsoever would be in real life. [[spoiler: They only win by pure luck at the end.]]

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** "Fare Tonight" deconstructs the KidHero trope popularized "KidHero fights monsters" genre made by ''Film/HomeAlone'', ''Film/MonsterSquad'', as the kids in question, while able to talk big about killing vampires, end up being about as prepared to fight an actual vampire as kids with no professional training whatsoever would be in real life. [[spoiler: They only win by pure luck at the end.]]
6th Feb '16 9:59:12 PM legomaniac90
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6th Feb '16 9:46:23 PM legomaniac90
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** "All The Gory Details" deconstructs the tropes made by ''Film/Franknestein1931''. The Mad Scientist? [[spoiler: Was trying to ''protect'' his creations]]. Said creations? [[spoiler: Just want to be left alone, and only attack the heroes to destroy the evidence of their existence.]] It also deconstructs the idea of the HardboiledDetective with Harold Klump, who embodies every negative trait involved with the trope and twists every positive into a negative. His determination? Keeps him from getting anywhere and [[spoiler: gets him changed into one of Kromwell's creations at the end.]]

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** "All The Gory Details" deconstructs the tropes made by ''Film/Franknestein1931''. The Mad Scientist? [[spoiler: Was trying to ''protect'' his creations]]. Said creations? [[spoiler: Just want to be left alone, and only attack the heroes to destroy the evidence of their existence.]] It also deconstructs the idea of the HardboiledDetective with Harold Klump, who embodies every negative trait involved with the trope and twists every positive trait into a negative. His determination? Keeps him from getting anywhere and [[spoiler: gets him changed into one of Kromwell's creations at the end.]] His snarkiness and general misogyny? [[spoiler: Alienates him from his partner, who ends up leaving after having enough of his abuse.]]



** "Fare Tonight" deconstructs the Empowered Kid genre popularized by ''Film/HomeAlone'', as the kids in question, while able to talk big about killing vampires, end up being totally unprepared to fight an actual vampire. [[spoiler: They only win by pure luck at the end.]]

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** "Fare Tonight" deconstructs the Empowered Kid genre KidHero trope popularized by ''Film/HomeAlone'', as the kids in question, while able to talk big about killing vampires, end up being totally unprepared about as prepared to fight an actual vampire.vampire as kids with no professional training whatsoever would be in real life. [[spoiler: They only win by pure luck at the end.]]


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** "Cave Man" deconstructs ''Film/EncinoMan'', by showing what would ''actually'' happen if a caveman were brought into the modern world. [[spoiler: It doesn't end well]].
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6th Feb '16 9:34:12 PM legomaniac90
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* ''WesternAnimation/TalesFromTheCryptkeeper'', despite its LighterAndSofter nature, often used this trope:
** "All The Gory Details" deconstructs the tropes made by ''Film/Franknestein1931''. The Mad Scientist? [[spoiler: Was trying to ''protect'' his creations]]. Said creations? [[spoiler: Just want to be left alone, and only attack the heroes to destroy the evidence of their existence.]] It also deconstructs the idea of the HardboiledDetective with Harold Klump, who embodies every negative trait involved with the trope and twists every positive into a negative. His determination? Keeps him from getting anywhere and [[spoiler: gets him changed into one of Kromwell's creations at the end.]]
** "Hyde and Go Shriek" deconstructs the GodzillaThreshold trope at the end. [[spoiler: Try to stop the kid you bullied when he has a werewolf formula by drinking more of it? Congrats! Too bad he set it up so that ''you'' would be captured and taken away instead. Have fun in government testing!]]
** "Fare Tonight" deconstructs the Empowered Kid genre popularized by ''Film/HomeAlone'', as the kids in question, while able to talk big about killing vampires, end up being totally unprepared to fight an actual vampire. [[spoiler: They only win by pure luck at the end.]]
** "The Works... In Wax" deconstructs classic monster films by portraying the climactic monster hunts... from the viewpoints of the monsters. [[spoiler: The hero actually helps them escape their deaths, and they help him in a BigDamnHeroes moment.]]
27th Dec '15 6:35:44 AM Sheady16
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* The ''JimmyNeutron'' [[TheMovie movie]] deconstructs the [[ThereAreNoAdults "no parents would be great"]] trope by having difficulties pop up the very next day. A girl gets injured, everyone gets chronically lonely, and people get sick from eating nothing but bad food.

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* The ''JimmyNeutron'' [[TheMovie movie]] deconstructs the [[ThereAreNoAdults "no "having no parents would be great"]] trope by having difficulties pop up the very next day. A girl gets injured, everyone gets chronically lonely, and people get sick from eating nothing but bad food.
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