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* The Aesir, as befitting a warrior race of immortals worshiped by the goddamn VIKINGS define badass. Odin, Allfather, the Allwise and supreme king of all Asgardians has fathered and or adopted numerous children who definitely qualify as experts in asskickerey: Loki, Balder, and Hermod, with the primary example being his firstborn son Thor, God of Thunder. God of War, wielder of Mjolnir and Undisputed Ruler for Life of the Kingdom of YOU'RE FUCKED.
22nd Feb '17 2:54:22 PM danlansdowne
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* The Tracy family in ''Series/Thunderbirds'' certainly qualify - flying the fastest planes and rockets in the world to save lives and fight villains (with help from a few extended family members).

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* The Tracy family in ''Series/Thunderbirds'' ''Thunderbirds'' certainly qualify - flying the fastest planes and rockets in the world to save lives and fight villains (with help from a few extended family members).
22nd Feb '17 2:51:46 PM danlansdowne
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* The Tracy family in ''WesternAnimation/Thunderbirds'' certainly qualify - flying the fastest planes and rockets in the world to save lives and fight villains (with help from a few extended family members).

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* The Tracy family in ''WesternAnimation/Thunderbirds'' ''Series/Thunderbirds'' certainly qualify - flying the fastest planes and rockets in the world to save lives and fight villains (with help from a few extended family members).
22nd Feb '17 2:50:46 PM danlansdowne
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* The Tracy family in ''WesternAnimation/Thunderbirds'' certainly qualify - flying the fastest planes and rockets in the world to save lives and fight villains (with help from a few extended family members).
4th Feb '17 8:31:40 PM KYCubbie
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* During the second Philippines Campaign in 1944, Mrs Jean Mac Arthur and the son Arthur Mac Arthur sailed to Manila and billeted in the ruined city before the fighting was even over. Mrs Mac Arthur went into her son's room and found him trembling. Then little Mac Arthur said, "Are those our guns, mom?" On being assured that they were, little Mac Arthur leaned back on the bed [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome and just went to sleep]]. LikeFatherLikeSon indeed.

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* During the second Philippines Campaign in 1944, Mrs UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur's wife Jean Mac Arthur and the son Arthur Mac Arthur sailed to Manila and billeted in the ruined city before the fighting was even over. Mrs Mac Arthur Mrs. [=MacArthur=] went into her son's room and found him trembling. Then little Mac Arthur [=MacArthur=] said, "Are those our guns, mom?" On being assured that they were, little Mac Arthur [=MacArthur=] leaned back on the bed [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome and just went to sleep]]. LikeFatherLikeSon indeed.



* UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt, the least of his badassery being completing an hour and a half long speech with a bullet in his chest, and volunteering to fight in World War I despite being in his 50s. All of his sons were in the military, two of whom served in both World War I and II. There are only two father and son pairs who received the Medal of Honor, and their names are [=McArthur=] and Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt III was a Navy pilot, and Theodore Roosevelt IV was a member of one of the Navy's Underwater Demolition Teams, the precursors to the Navy Seals. You'd have a hard time finding a more badass family.

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* UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt, the least of his badassery being completing an hour and a half long speech with a bullet in his chest, and volunteering to fight in World War I despite being in his 50s. All of his sons were in the military, two of whom served in both World War I and II. There are only two father and son pairs who received the Medal of Honor, and their names are [=McArthur=] [=MacArthur=] and Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt III was a Navy pilot, and Theodore Roosevelt IV was a member of one of the Navy's Underwater Demolition Teams, the precursors to the Navy Seals.[=SEALs=]. You'd have a hard time finding a more badass family.



** Speaking of Roosevelts, Teddy's distant cousin UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt may not have served in combat, but was a dominant political force from the 1930s through his death in 1945, despite having been crippled by polio in 1921. He became the only American president to be elected to more than two terms, (at the time there was no limit on the number of terms one person could spend as president) being elected a total of ''four times''. He also refused to accept being paralyzed and through the use of metal braces on his legs ''actually learned to walk again'' for short distances. FDR was the man who saw the United States through the panic of the 1930s and the darkest days of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and he did it from a ''wheelchair''.

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** Speaking of Roosevelts, Teddy's distant cousin UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt may not have served in combat, but was a dominant political force from the 1930s through his death in 1945, despite having been crippled by polio in 1921. He became the only American president to be elected to more than two terms, terms (at the time there was no limit on the number of terms one person could spend as president) president), being elected a total of ''four times''. He also refused to accept being paralyzed and through the use of metal braces on his legs ''actually learned to walk again'' for short distances. FDR was the man who saw the United States through the panic of the 1930s and the darkest days of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and he did it from a ''wheelchair''.



* The Kelly brothers. Both Scott Kelly and his twin brother Mark Kelly are US Navy combat and test pilots and NASA Astronauts. Mark Kelly is married to US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who returned to work on 2011 Aug 1, eight months after being shot in the head.

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* The Kelly brothers. Both Scott Kelly and his twin brother Mark Kelly are US Navy combat and test pilots and NASA Astronauts. Mark Kelly is married to US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who returned to work on 2011 Aug August 1, 2011, eight months after being shot in the head.



* Creator/JaneAusten. She had two brothers who became admiral and lived in a circle of gentry who were very warlike [[MoreThanMeetsTheEye despite their dandyish appearance]]. They may have had {{Big Fancy House}}s and gone to DancesAndBalls. But all that was [[{{Plunder}} unwillingly subsidized]] by the French government.

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* Creator/JaneAusten. She had two brothers who became admiral admirals and lived in a circle of gentry who were very warlike [[MoreThanMeetsTheEye despite their dandyish appearance]]. They may have had {{Big Fancy House}}s and gone to DancesAndBalls. But all that was [[{{Plunder}} unwillingly subsidized]] by the French government.



* The [[BadassIsraeli Netanyahu brothers]] (Yonatan, [[UsefulNotes/BenjaminNetanyahu Benjamin]] and Iddo) were all members of Israel's elite Sayeret Matkal commando unit.

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* The [[BadassIsraeli Netanyahu brothers]] (Yonatan, [[UsefulNotes/BenjaminNetanyahu Benjamin]] UsefulNotes/{{Benjamin|Netanyahu}} and Iddo) were all members of Israel's elite Sayeret Matkal commando unit.
16th Jan '17 8:44:52 AM Willbyr
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16th Jan '17 8:44:12 AM Willbyr
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14th Jan '17 9:56:11 PM DustSnitch
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* The Shafts. Given that in a mid 90's movie adaptation the titular Film/{{Shaft}} is the nephew of the original ''and'' played by Creator/SamuelLJackson, being BadAss is a given.

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* The Shafts. Given that in a mid 90's movie adaptation the titular Film/{{Shaft}} is the nephew of the original ''and'' played by Creator/SamuelLJackson, being BadAss badass is a given.



* [[WesternAnimation/TheSecretSaturdays The Saturday family]]. The father is a GeniusBruiser with a power glove, the mother is a martial artist ActionMom with a FlamingSword, one of the 'kids' is a super strong ''Gorillacat'' and [[spoiler: the guardian of an ancient doomsday beast]], and the son is able to control cryptids, the most powerful animals on earth, [[spoiler: and is the reincarnation of the God of the Cryptids.]] Even the family pets are BadAss. And the SixthRanger of the team is mom's long-lost brother, a trained mercenary with all sorts of badass gear, including a jetpack.

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* [[WesternAnimation/TheSecretSaturdays The Saturday family]]. The father is a GeniusBruiser with a power glove, the mother is a martial artist ActionMom with a FlamingSword, one of the 'kids' is a super strong ''Gorillacat'' and [[spoiler: the guardian of an ancient doomsday beast]], and the son is able to control cryptids, the most powerful animals on earth, [[spoiler: and is the reincarnation of the God of the Cryptids.]] Even the family pets are BadAss.badass. And the SixthRanger of the team is mom's long-lost brother, a trained mercenary with all sorts of badass gear, including a jetpack.
13th Jan '17 8:15:00 PM Willbyr
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