History Heartwarming / Shrek

30th Jul '17 12:43:55 PM Lullaby22
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* After Fiona discovers that Shrek is an ogre, she's initially as dismissive of him as everyone else. But after overhearing him telling Donkey how people judge him without even knowing him, she clearly realizes that she hasn't treated him fairly, so the next morning, she prepares breakfast for the three of them as an apology.

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* After Fiona discovers that Shrek is an ogre, she's initially as dismissive of him as everyone else. But after overhearing him telling Donkey how people judge him without even knowing him, she clearly realizes that she hasn't treated him fairly, so the next morning, she prepares breakfast for the three of them as an apology.
30th Jul '17 12:43:07 PM Lullaby22
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* After Fiona discovers that Shrek is an ogre, she's initially as dismissive of him as everyone else. But after overhearing him telling Donkey how people judge him without even knowing him, she clearly realizes that she hasn't treated him fairly, so the next morning, she prepares breakfast for the three of them as an apology.
1st Jun '17 5:59:31 PM thegoodsamaritan
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-->'''Donkey:''' *shakes his head* Nope.
-->'''Shrek:''' ''(Surprised)'' Really?

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-->'''Donkey:''' *shakes ''(shakes his head* head)'' Nope.
-->'''Shrek:''' ''(Surprised)'' Really?[[DidntSeeThatComing ...Really?]]
1st Jun '17 5:57:34 PM thegoodsamaritan
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-->'''Shrek:''' Look! What am I?
-->'''Donkey:''' [[AreYouPonderingWhatImPondering Really tall?]]
-->'''Shrek:''' No! I'm an ogre! You know, "Get your torch and pitchforks!" Doesn't that bother you?
-->'''Donkey:''' Nope.

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-->'''Shrek:''' Look! Listen, little donkey, take a look at me! What am I?
-->'''Donkey:''' Uhhh... [[AreYouPonderingWhatImPondering Really tall?]]
-->'''Shrek:''' No! I'm an ogre! You know, "Get "Grab your torch and pitchforks!" Doesn't that bother you?
-->'''Donkey:''' *shakes his head* Nope.
29th May '17 1:39:12 PM axle-k89
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** It's the look on Shrek's face that counts. As we learn later on, Donkey's probably the first person to NOT treat Shrek like a menace to society.

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** It's the look on Shrek's face that counts. As we learn later on, Donkey's probably the first person to NOT treat Shrek like [[HeroWithBadPublicity a menace to society.society]].
25th Mar '17 8:20:45 AM Anarky17
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--> It's the look on Shrek's face that counts. As we learn later on, Donkey's probably the first person to NOT treat Shrek like a menace to society.
** Also a bit later, when Shrek laments what he's better off alone because people judge him before getting to know him.

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--> It's **It's the look on Shrek's face that counts. As we learn later on, Donkey's probably the first person to NOT treat Shrek like a menace to society.
** * Also a bit later, when Shrek laments what he's better off alone because people judge him before getting to know him.
22nd Dec '16 4:35:23 PM Kinola
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** FridgeBrilliance at work here. [[spoiler: Ogres are considered by human standards, and probably vice versa for humans to ogres. But Fiona as an Ogress? Smoking hot by Shrek's standards! Subsequent movies also play up the fact that Fiona's much more at home in her skin as an ogress than she ever was as a human (and a princess at that). Being true to one's self is definitely more attractive than pretense.]]

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** FridgeBrilliance at work here. [[spoiler: Ogres are considered ugly by human standards, and probably vice versa for humans to ogres. But Fiona as an Ogress? Smoking hot by Shrek's standards! Subsequent movies also play up the fact that Fiona's much more at home in her skin as an ogress than she ever was as a human (and a princess at that). Being true to one's self is definitely more attractive than pretense.]]
9th Dec '16 7:05:26 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* First it subverts TrueLovesKiss: [[spoiler: Shrek and Fiona finally confess they love each other and kiss. Instead of it freeing Fiona from being an ogre when the sun goes down, it makes her an ogre '''permanently'''.]] Fiona, while not exactly disappointed, is still puzzled because "I'm supposed to be beautiful." Shrek just smiles and says, with full and honest sincerity, "But you ''are'' beautiful." (Now CUE I'M A BELIEVER!!!)
** FridgeBrilliance at work here. [[spoiler: By human standards, Ogres are ugly...and Ogres likewise wouldn't think of a human as all that fetching. Fiona as an Ogress? Smoking hot by Shrek's standards! Subsequent movies also play up the fact that she's also much more at home in her own skin as an ogress than she ever was as a princess, and being true to one's self is definitely more attractive than pretense.]]
*** Realizing that a human woman wouldn't be all that attractive to an ogre makes the fact that Shrek fell in love with Fiona as a human an especially sweet bit of [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Heartwarming]] FridgeBrilliance. Yet another nice, more subtle twist to the BeastAndBeauty tale.

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* First it subverts TrueLovesKiss: [[spoiler: Shrek and Fiona finally confess they their love for each other and kiss. Instead of it freeing Fiona from being an ogre ogress when the sun goes down, it makes her an ogre ogress '''permanently'''.]] Fiona, while not exactly disappointed, is still puzzled because because, as she claims, "I'm supposed to be beautiful." Shrek just smiles and says, with full and honest sincerity, "But you ''are'' beautiful." (Now CUE I'M A BELIEVER!!!)
** FridgeBrilliance at work here. [[spoiler: By Ogres are considered by human standards, Ogres are ugly...and Ogres likewise wouldn't think of a human as all that fetching. probably vice versa for humans to ogres. But Fiona as an Ogress? Smoking hot by Shrek's standards! Subsequent movies also play up the fact that she's also Fiona's much more at home in her own skin as an ogress than she ever was as a princess, and being human (and a princess at that). Being true to one's self is definitely more attractive than pretense.]]
*** Realizing that a human woman wouldn't be all that attractive to an ogre makes the fact that Shrek fell in love with Fiona as while she was still a human an especially sweet bit of [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Heartwarming]] FridgeBrilliance. Yet another nice, more subtle twist to the BeastAndBeauty tale.



--> It's the look on Shrek's face that counts. As we learn later on, Donkey is probably the first person to NOT treat Shrek like a menace to society.

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--> It's the look on Shrek's face that counts. As we learn later on, Donkey is Donkey's probably the first person to NOT treat Shrek like a menace to society.



** Without Donkey coming back and clearing things up, Shrek and Fiona probably would have never seen each other again.
* The scene when Shrek is practicing what he is going to say to Fiona when he admits his feelings to her. It's clear this is something he doesn't have much experience with. Shrek, someone who portrayed himself as the scarer, is now the scaree, tripping over his words. It's actually quite sweet.

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** Without Donkey coming back and clearing things up, Shrek and Fiona probably would have never would've seen each other again.
* The scene when Shrek is practicing what he is going to say to Fiona when he admits his feelings to her. It's clear this is something he doesn't have much experience with. Shrek, someone who portrayed himself as the scarer, is now the scaree, scar''ee'', tripping over his words. It's actually quite sweet.
26th Nov '16 12:06:40 PM EdwardDavies
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-->'''Shrek:''' I know.

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-->'''Shrek:''' Yeah, I know.
18th Aug '16 6:15:54 PM Someoneman
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*** A little something to drive this home; when my friends and I played a game in which we thought up better endings to fairy tales, ''no one could think up a more appropriate ending for WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}. It was simply that perfect.''
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