History HeroicBSOD / WesternAnimation

14th Nov '17 12:05:43 PM MsCC93
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* Jimmy from EdEddNEddy, not a hero per se, goes through this in "Tinker Ed" when he realizes that fairy tales aren't real. Edd goes through this too (for a short time) in the episode "Too Smart for His Own Ed" when he loses a spelling bee to Ed.
13th Nov '17 6:29:31 AM infernape612
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* This was the theme in many episodes of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}, where a historic figure was suffering from one until the three Warner siblings showed up and - inadvertently - gave them inspiration. Abraham Lincoln was questioning his self-worth and purpose until they showed up and helped him write the Gettysburg Address; Albert Einstein was ready to give up his research in frustration until they showed up and triggered his EurekaMoment. (Wakko playfully wrote "acme" backwards, and the R looked like a 2.) And many others.

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* This was the theme in many episodes of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}, ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', where a historic figure was suffering from one until the three Warner siblings showed up and - inadvertently - gave them inspiration. Abraham Lincoln was questioning his self-worth and purpose until they showed up and helped him write the Gettysburg Address; Albert Einstein was ready to give up his research in frustration until they showed up and triggered his EurekaMoment. (Wakko playfully wrote "acme" backwards, and the R looked like a 2.) And many others.
15th Jul '17 3:27:42 AM Anicomicgeek
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** Two in the first episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'', "Rebirth, Part 1", the first being [[DoesntLikeGuns Bruce]] realizing that [[BatmanGrabsAGun he used a gun to protect himself]] from a beating while having a heart attack, which prompts his retirement as Batman. The second being Terry after his father's funeral as he looked back at the fact their last moments together involved an argument.
13th Jul '17 3:18:15 AM WKennedy334
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* Dot Matrix of ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot'' has one of these after losing important data to Megabyte. Phong realizes that Dot has lost her confidence, and instigates an ItsAWonderfulPlot to help her come to her senses.
29th Jun '17 8:30:11 PM DustSnitch
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* Kyle suffers one of these on ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' after Cartman convinces him to see ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist'', claiming that it "proves" the Jews killed {{Jesus}}. The Jewish Kyle is horrified at what he sees, to the point where he becomes ashamed of his Jewish heritage, just as Cartman had hoped (while Stan and Kenny are pissed that they got ripped off over seeing a Christian snuff film and demand their money back).

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* Kyle suffers one of these on ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' after Cartman convinces him to see ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist'', claiming that it "proves" the Jews killed {{Jesus}}.UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}. The Jewish Kyle is horrified at what he sees, to the point where he becomes ashamed of his Jewish heritage, just as Cartman had hoped (while Stan and Kenny are pissed that they got ripped off over seeing a Christian snuff film and demand their money back).
20th May '17 9:57:15 PM Blazer
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** In ''A Royal Problem'', Starlight Glimmer ends up hitting this trope after her MyGodWhatHaveIDone worries in swapping Princess Celestia and Luna's Cutie Marks keep weighing heavily on her (not helped by Twilight's own snooping), ultimately leading to her bursting into tears in her own nightmare as she's tormented by Nightmare Moon and Celestia's own SuperpoweredEvilSide, Daybreaker.
9th May '17 10:08:06 PM MagnusForce
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AtomicPuppet'' episode "Pinched Nerves", Joey is pretty badly shaken when he almost accidentally kills his dad while trying to catch a criminal, so he takes a break from superhero antics for the rest of the episode. AP is left to try catch the criminal and eventually gives Joey the confidence he needs back.
1st Mar '17 9:22:22 PM MagnusForce
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* The Ren and Stimpy episode, "Son of Stimpy", has Stimpy go through a pretty major one when Stinky leaves. Nearly everything Ren says to him is replied with a depressed "I don't care.".

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* The Ren and Stimpy ''WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy'' episode, "Son of Stimpy", has Stimpy go through a pretty major one when Stinky leaves. Nearly everything Ren says to him is replied with a depressed "I don't care.".
6th Feb '17 7:03:41 AM Kacy_Myth
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* [[TheHero Aang]] has one when [[TeamPet Appa]] is kidnapped midway through Season 2 of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''. He abandons his friends to go find him, and when that fails [[OCCIsSeriousBusiness he acts much more antagonistic]] than his normal {{Keet}} mode. Eventually, he decides that pretending to not feel anything will make things better (it doesn't) and it takes the birth of a baby for him to finally snap out of it.

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* [[TheHero Aang]] has one when [[TeamPet Appa]] is kidnapped midway through Season 2 of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''. He abandons his friends to go find him, and when that fails [[OCCIsSeriousBusiness [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness he acts much more antagonistic]] than his normal {{Keet}} mode. Eventually, he decides that pretending to not feel anything will make things better (it doesn't) and it takes the birth of a baby for him to finally snap out of it.
22nd Jan '17 8:18:54 PM Rakk-n-ruin
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** A less [[TearJerker tearjerky]] and more [[NightmareFuel horrific]] case of this comes from the episode "Keeping it Together". While chasing down Peridot, [[TheStoic Garnet]] and Steven uncover exactly what she was working on. Homeworld had been trying to achieve artifical fusion, by combining two or more gen shards together. Crystal Gem shards. This does not only create [[BodyHorror horrible amalgamations]] of what were once Garnet's friends, but is also a slap in the face of her ''entire existence'', as Garnet stays fused out of love. For the first half of the battle (if you can even call it one), [[NotSoAboveItAll she can only whimper and shake her head.]] When the biggest fusion monster grabs her, she just stands there in [[NotSoStoic absolute horror.]] Eventually, she begins talking to herself, ending with "I'm sorry!" before beginning to fall apart (in a, judging by the sounds she makes, [[BodyHorror quite painful manner]]). And she nearly does, before Steven snaps her out of it.

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** A less [[TearJerker tearjerky]] and more [[NightmareFuel horrific]] case of this comes from the episode "Keeping it Together". While chasing down Peridot, [[TheStoic Garnet]] and Steven uncover exactly what she was working on. Homeworld had been trying to achieve artifical fusion, by combining two or more gen gem shards together. Crystal Gem shards. This does not only create [[BodyHorror horrible amalgamations]] of what were once Garnet's friends, but is also a slap in the face of her ''entire existence'', as Garnet stays fused out of love. For the first half of the battle (if you can even call it one), [[NotSoAboveItAll she can only whimper and shake her head.]] When the biggest fusion monster grabs her, she just stands there in [[NotSoStoic absolute horror.]] Eventually, she begins talking to herself, ending with "I'm sorry!" before beginning to fall apart (in a, judging by the sounds she makes, [[BodyHorror quite painful manner]]). And she nearly does, before Steven snaps her out of it.


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** [[AllLovingHero Steven]] finally has one of these in "Mindful Education", when, while [[FusionDance fused]] with [[BadassNormal Connie]] as Stevonnie during training in the Sky Arena, the fusion causes them to vividly hallucinate, which happens if a person in the fusion is mentally or emotionally unstable. Steven is forced to see all the enemies he's failed to save in the fusion's MentalWorld, and all the trauma and guilt he's been suppressing for weeks starts coming out. Steven starts to break down.
---->'''Stevonnie: [Steven's voice]''' I tried to help you. You wouldn't listen. I-I told you to stop. I had no choice! I'm sorry, I shouldn't
---->'''[Connie's voice]''' It's okay! It's okay to think about it!
---->'''[Steven's voice]'''I thought I could, but it's so much! I can't do it!
***Then, the figures burst into rays of light and converge, coruscating and morphing until they become an enormous image of Rose Quartz, Steven's Dead Mother, who's questionable actions of the past made it so Steven's enemies were too untrustworthy of him, mistaking him for Rose(due to them having the same gem) and trying to kill him. Normally seen as kind and calm in pictures and paintings of her, in Steven's mind, she's glaring down on Stevonnie with anger and disapproval. Stevonnie [[DramaticDrop drops their sword]] and backs away, and can only repeat "no" over and over again while crying, right off the edge of the Sky Arena. Falling through the clouds, Steven and Connie Unfuse.
--->'''Steven:''' (crying hysterically) I didn't want to hurt anyone! I'm sorry! None of them would let me help them! I had no choice!
--->'''Connie:''' It's okay!
--->'''Steven:''' No, it's not!
--->'''Connie:''' But it's okay to think about it!
*** Connie manages to calm Steven down so they can fuse before they hit the ground, and use Stevonnie's floating powers to land safely, collapsing on the grass.
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