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15th Jun '18 5:02:12 PM Pichu-kun
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* [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Gaara's]] father is often portrayed as an abusive, raging drunk in fanfics, but there's no evidence from canon that he is or is not an alcoholic.

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* [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Gaara's]] ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': Gaara's father is often portrayed as an abusive, raging drunk in fanfics, but there's no evidence from canon that he is or is not an alcoholic.
26th May '18 4:33:44 PM Twentington
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* Billy Currington's "Walk a Little Straighter, Daddy."

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* Billy Currington's Music/BillyCurrington's "Walk a Little Straighter, Daddy.Straighter."
17th May '18 1:10:27 PM bwburke94
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** Villain Mercury Black similarly implies this about his deceased father, comparing [[TheAlcoholic Qrow's]] smell to "my a dad after a long day".

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** Villain Mercury Black similarly implies this about his deceased father, comparing [[TheAlcoholic Qrow's]] smell to "my a dad after a long day".day".
%% NOTE: As of the end of Volume 5, Qrow Branwen does not qualify, as he's Yang's uncle, not her father. If he does turn out to have a kid later on in the show, add him then.



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13th May '18 11:23:06 PM kazokuhouou
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** [[spoiler:Bloberta]] used to be one, and was the one that drove Clay into it [[spoiler:to coerce him into marrying her.]]
6th May '18 9:10:48 PM dmcreif
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*''Series/Daredevil2015'': Wilson Fisk's father certainly was this type, in addition to being an abusive loser who beat his wife and Wilson on a regular basis, and pressured Wilson into having a taste of liquor.
24th Mar '18 7:03:43 PM LadyNorbert
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* The father in ''Literature/ATreeGrowsInBrooklyn.'' He wasn't abusive--indeed he was very gentle and loving, and quite charming--but his problem meant that he couldn't provide for his family.



* The father in ''Literature/ATreeGrowsInBrooklyn.'' He wasn't abusive--indeed he was very gentle and loving, and quite charming--but his problem meant that he couldn't provide for his family.



* Julian in Literature/TheNightingaleKristinHannah. His experiences in [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI The Battle of The Somme]] inflicted serious psychological harm, and he is never seen without his brandy. However, his ParentalAbandonment prevents the full effect of this trope from being felt by his daughters.

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* Julian in Literature/TheNightingaleKristinHannah.''Literature/TheNightingaleKristinHannah''. His experiences in [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI The Battle of The Somme]] inflicted serious psychological harm, and he is never seen without his brandy. However, his ParentalAbandonment prevents the full effect of this trope from being felt by his daughters.



* Part and parcel of the back story of ''Literature/TheShack''. The protagonist had a violent alcoholic father, who only got worse when the son tried to get help for himself and his battered mother. [[spoiler:He ultimately murdered his father by poisoning his liquor.]]



* The John Denver song "Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)".

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* The John Denver song "Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)".Christmas)."



* Music/MelanieMartinez's "Dollhouse" and "Sippy Cup" are about a teenage girl whose family is very dysfunctional. Her mother is an alcoholic due to her husbands infidelity.

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* Music/MelanieMartinez's "Dollhouse" and "Sippy Cup" are about a teenage girl whose family is very dysfunctional. Her mother is an alcoholic due to her husbands husband's infidelity.



* ''VideoGame/TheWitcher3WildHunt'' brings us Philip Strenger, aka the Bloody Baron, whose missing wife and daughter you must find in the quest Family Matters. [[spoiler:It's revealed that he was [[DomesticAbuse physically abusive]] to his wife.]]

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* ''VideoGame/TheWitcher3WildHunt'' brings us Philip Strenger, aka the Bloody Baron, whose missing wife and daughter you must find in the quest Family Matters. "Family Matters." [[spoiler:It's revealed that he was [[DomesticAbuse physically abusive]] to his wife.]]



* This is part of Varric's backstory in the ''Franchise/DragonAge'' games. He doesn't talk about it much, but he does make several allusions to it in party banter during ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII''; his mother was a LadyDrunk and most of his childhood was spent taking care of her.



* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' featured a boy being kicked out by his abusive dad. WordOfGod is that his dad was an alcoholic. They were [[WhatCouldHaveBeen supposed to]] reappear in an episode that revealed that, however the script was nixed.

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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' featured a boy being kicked out by his abusive dad. WordOfGod is that his dad was an alcoholic. They were [[WhatCouldHaveBeen supposed to]] reappear in an episode that which revealed that, however as much, but the script was nixed.
16th Nov '17 2:44:20 PM Gamermaster
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* In ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'', [[BigBad Dio Brando]]'s abusive, alcoholic father was the reason why Dio lived most of his young life in poverty (Even by 19th century England's standards,) which in turn drove him to do whatever it took to gain wealth and power.

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* In ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'', ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', [[BigBad Dio Brando]]'s abusive, alcoholic father was the reason why Dio lived most of his young life in poverty (Even by 19th century England's standards,) which in turn drove him to do whatever it took to gain wealth and power.
15th Nov '17 2:19:37 PM LadyNomad
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* In ''Film/SummerWithMonika'', Monika's father is a drunk who is friendly unless Monika snapped at him.
14th Nov '17 6:19:00 PM Pichu-kun
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* [[spoiler: Sakuya Ookuchi's mother Reiko]] in ''Manga/SensualPhrase''. [[spoiler: Who actually drank herself to death.]]

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* [[spoiler: Sakuya Ookuchi's mother Reiko]] in ''Manga/SensualPhrase''. [[spoiler: Who She actually drank herself to death.]]



* [[{{Naruto}} Gaara's]] father is often portrayed as an abusive, raging drunk in fanfics, but there's no evidence from canon that he is or is not an alcoholic.

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* [[{{Naruto}} [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Gaara's]] father is often portrayed as an abusive, raging drunk in fanfics, but there's no evidence from canon that he is or is not an alcoholic.


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* In ''Film/StellaMaris'', after her last servant leaves her, Louise adopts a girl from an orphanage to be her new servant. She does nothing but yell and abuse Unity. When Unity comes home without her groceries, Louise beats her unconscious. She ends up arrested and sent to prison for three years.
9th Sep '17 1:52:56 PM DRCEQ
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* In ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'', [[BigBad Dio Brando]]'s abusive, alcoholic father was the reason why Dio lived most of his young life in poverty (Even by 19th century England's standards,) which in turn drove him to do whatever it took to gain wealth and power.
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