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28th Aug '16 3:50:13 PM Yinyang107
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11th Aug '16 6:41:15 PM NWolfman
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** Bob and Miriam Pataki, but especially Bob, are abusive to their daughters in different ways. Bob has a horrible temper, is extremely authoritarian, and is [[WhenYouComingHomeDad otherwise obsessed with his work]], while Miriam is always either loopy or [[TheAlcoholic passed out on the couch with]] "[[FrothyMugsOfWater smoothies]]." The two of them pay any mind to Helga, always calling her by her sister Olga's name ([[ParentalFavoritism whom they dote on whenever she's around]]). Meanwhile, their EducationMama tendencies turn Olga into a neurotic mess from having to be perfect for them, to the point that [[TheBGrade getting a B on an otherwise flawless report card]] causes a nervous breakdown. "Helga On The Couch" delves into this at length.

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** Bob and Miriam Pataki, but especially Bob, are abusive to their daughters in different ways. Bob has a horrible temper, is extremely authoritarian, and is [[WhenYouComingHomeDad otherwise obsessed with his work]], while Miriam is always either loopy or [[TheAlcoholic passed out on the couch with]] "[[FrothyMugsOfWater smoothies]]." The two of them pay any no mind to Helga, always calling her by her sister Olga's name ([[ParentalFavoritism whom they dote on whenever she's around]]). Meanwhile, their EducationMama tendencies turn Olga into a neurotic mess from having to be perfect for them, to the point that [[TheBGrade getting a B on an otherwise flawless report card]] causes a nervous breakdown. "Helga On The Couch" delves into this at length.
7th Aug '16 3:17:14 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* ButForMeItWasTuesday: A heartwarming example. Gerald's father tells him, Arnold, and Arnold's grandpa about his experience as a desk clerk in the Vietnam War and offhandedly mentions finding a wounded soldier and making a bandage for him using his files. Later on when they're in Washington D.C. they run into the man who reveals that if Gerald's father hadn't done that he would've bled to death and he's been waiting twenty years to thank him.

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* ButForMeItWasTuesday: A heartwarming example. Gerald's example--Gerald's father tells him, Arnold, Arnold and Arnold's grandpa Phil (Arnold's paternal grandfather) about his experience working as a desk clerk in during the Vietnam War (he was sick wit the flu during most of basic training, so he couldn't partake in any of the combat), and offhandedly mentions finding a wounded fallen soldier and making using some spare files he had on him as a makeshift bandage for him using this big wound he had on his files. leg. Later on when they're while, the gang's in Washington D.C. DC at the Vietnam War memorial for soldiers, they run into that same man (Private Miller) and his family, and the man who reveals that if Gerald's father dad hadn't done that what he did, he would've bled to death and death. Private Miller explains to Gerald's dad that he's been waiting twenty years to personally thank him.him for saving his life.
24th Jul '16 1:29:01 PM NWolfman
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* AdaptationExpansion: Arnold originated in a series of [[StopMotionAnimation claymation]] shorts for ''Series/SesameStreet'', albeit as much different character who [[MisterImagination frequently daydreamed]]. Needless to say, it was nothing like what it would become.

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* AdaptationExpansion: Arnold originated in a series of [[StopMotionAnimation claymation]] shorts for ''Series/SesameStreet'', albeit as much different character who [[MisterImagination [[MrImagination frequently daydreamed]]. Needless to say, it was nothing like what it would become.
24th Jul '16 1:28:27 PM NWolfman
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** Arnold himself can do anything. By the time of the movie, most of the neighbourhood believes he can save them from having to sell up and move. And he does.

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** Arnold himself can do anything. By the time of the movie, most of the neighbourhood neighborhood believes he can save them from having to sell up and move. And he does.



* AdaptationExpansion: Arnold originated in a series of [[StopMotionAnimation claymation]] shorts for ''Series/SesameStreet'', albeit as much different character who [[MisterImagination frequently daydreamed]]. Needless to say, it was nothing like what it would become.



*** TruthInTelevision. Adults often overlook yearly traditional hazing rituals in the same vein as the episode. Provided nobody gets permanantly damaged.
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*** TruthInTelevision. Adults often overlook yearly traditional hazing rituals in the same vein as the episode. Provided nobody gets permanantly damaged.
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episode, provided that they aren't ''too'' violent.
24th Jul '16 1:17:55 PM NWolfman
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** Bob and Miriam Pataki, but especially Bob, are abusive to their daughters in different ways. Bob has a horrible temper, is extremely authoritarian, and is [[WhenAreYouComingHomeDad otherwise obsessed with his work]], while Miriam is always either loopy or [[TheAlcoholic passed out on the couch with]] "[[FrothyMugsOfWater smoothies]]." The two of them pay any mind to Helga, always calling her by her sister Olga's name ([[ParentalFavoritism whom they dote on whenever she's around]]). Meanwhile, their EducationMama tendencies turn Olga into a neurotic mess from having to be perfect for them, to the point that [[TheBGrade getting a B on an otherwise flawless report card]] causes a nervous breakdown. "Helga On The Couch" delves into this at length.

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** Bob and Miriam Pataki, but especially Bob, are abusive to their daughters in different ways. Bob has a horrible temper, is extremely authoritarian, and is [[WhenAreYouComingHomeDad [[WhenYouComingHomeDad otherwise obsessed with his work]], while Miriam is always either loopy or [[TheAlcoholic passed out on the couch with]] "[[FrothyMugsOfWater smoothies]]." The two of them pay any mind to Helga, always calling her by her sister Olga's name ([[ParentalFavoritism whom they dote on whenever she's around]]). Meanwhile, their EducationMama tendencies turn Olga into a neurotic mess from having to be perfect for them, to the point that [[TheBGrade getting a B on an otherwise flawless report card]] causes a nervous breakdown. "Helga On The Couch" delves into this at length.
24th Jul '16 1:17:29 PM NWolfman
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* AbusiveParents: Helga and the Jolly-Olly Man both have G-rated versions of these. Helga's mother is always passed out on the couch with "[[FrothyMugsOfWater smoothies]]" and never seems to be in a right state of mind. Her father, meanwhile, has a horrible temper, is extremely authoritarian, and is otherwise obsessed with his work. Neither of them pay any mind to Helga, always calling her by her sister Olga's name ([[ParentalFavoritism who they dote on whenever she's around]]). Bob and Miriam's (particularly Bob's) treatment of Olga can be considered abusive in a different way. She's a neurotic mess from having to perform all the time "like a wind-up doll" and her perfectionism is implied to be the result of some pretty extreme EducationMama tendencies on the part of her parents. When she got TheBGrade, it triggered a nervous breakdown that had her admitting that she would rather be treated like Helga.
** See the episode "Helga on the Couch" for more information.

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* AbusiveParents: Helga AbusiveParents
** Bob
and the Jolly-Olly Man both have G-rated versions of these. Helga's mother is always passed out on the couch with "[[FrothyMugsOfWater smoothies]]" and never seems Miriam Pataki, but especially Bob, are abusive to be their daughters in a right state of mind. Her father, meanwhile, different ways. Bob has a horrible temper, is extremely authoritarian, and is [[WhenAreYouComingHomeDad otherwise obsessed with his work. Neither work]], while Miriam is always either loopy or [[TheAlcoholic passed out on the couch with]] "[[FrothyMugsOfWater smoothies]]." The two of them pay any mind to Helga, always calling her by her sister Olga's name ([[ParentalFavoritism who whom they dote on whenever she's around]]). Bob and Miriam's (particularly Bob's) treatment of Meanwhile, their EducationMama tendencies turn Olga can be considered abusive in a different way. She's into a neurotic mess from having to perform all be perfect for them, to the time "like point that [[TheBGrade getting a wind-up doll" and her perfectionism is implied to be the result of some pretty extreme EducationMama tendencies B on the part of her parents. When she got TheBGrade, it triggered an otherwise flawless report card]] causes a nervous breakdown that had her admitting that she would rather be treated like Helga.
** See the episode
breakdown. "Helga on the On The Couch" for more information. delves into this at length.
** The Jolly-Olly Man's father/boss has him ''firmly'' under his thumb, causing him to loath his job and [[ChildHater the children he has to serve]].
26th Jun '16 2:23:55 PM jasonbres
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--> '''Rhonda''': There is no way I am wearing that shirt! ''(cut)'' I cannot believe I am wearing this shirt.
25th Jun '16 4:45:03 PM jasonbres
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--> '''Helga:''' I am not gonna be part of your dumb little football game. ''(gets the shit beaten out of her)'' I can't believe I'm part of their dumb little football game.
25th Jun '16 11:03:36 AM jasonbres
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** Harold has a tendency to say, "I was hungry!"
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