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15th Oct '16 2:42:18 PM Rainbow
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* Inverted in the 2015 version of DangerMouse when Danger Mouse meets his American DistaffCounterpart, Jeopardy Mouse. She is much more serious and no-nonsense than he is, and points out that he's not much of a "secret" agent if he's got his own cereal advertisement on a billboard.

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* Inverted in the 2015 version of DangerMouse when Danger Mouse meets his American DistaffCounterpart, Jeopardy Mouse. She is much more serious and no-nonsense than he is, and which becomes a point of conflict between them. She even points out that he's not much of a very secretive "secret" agent if he's got his own on a billboard doing a cereal advertisement on a billboard.ad.
15th Oct '16 2:36:52 PM Rainbow
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* Inverted in the 2015 version of DangerMouse when Danger Mouse meets his American DistaffCounterpart, Jeopardy Mouse. She is much more serious and no-nonsense than he is, and points out that he's not much of a "secret" agent if he's got his own cereal advertisement on a billboard.
12th Oct '16 7:10:55 PM erforce
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* Commodore Norrington experiences similar problems in ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'', and handles them in a similar manner in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd''.

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* Commodore Norrington experiences similar problems in ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'', and handles them in a similar manner in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd''.''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd At World's End]]''.
17th Sep '16 9:38:40 AM Kitchen90
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* The ''Film/CarryOn'' franchise made a fortune dwelling on this stereotype. When the series reach the 1960s, the cast always got caught into embarrassing sexual situations and double entendres, and because it was on the big screen they could get away with far more MsFanservice nudity than on TV. While many British people laughed at this SelfDeprecation comedy, others were embarrassed by the success of this franchise. Many who basically were the kind of people satirized in these comedies.

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* The ''Film/CarryOn'' ''Film/{{Carry On|series}}'' franchise made a fortune dwelling on this stereotype. When the series reach the 1960s, the cast always got caught into embarrassing sexual situations and double entendres, and because it was on the big screen they could get away with far more MsFanservice nudity than on TV. While many British people laughed at this SelfDeprecation comedy, others were embarrassed by the success of this franchise. Many who basically were the kind of people satirized in these comedies.
24th Jun '16 9:55:25 PM Doug86
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* Excalibur from ''Manga/SoulEater'' (who's at the very least [[GratuitousEnglish From United King]][[note]]I'm looking for him! I'm going to California![[/note]]) has a list of 1000 conditions anyone who wants to [[EquippableAlly wield him]] must follow. As such, there are two known people who could put up with this madness. One of them [[spoiler: finally got rid of him because [[MinorFlawMajorBreakup he couldn't put up with his constant sneezing]]]]. The other was KingArthur himself. Lord only knows how he did it.

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* Excalibur from ''Manga/SoulEater'' (who's at the very least [[GratuitousEnglish From United King]][[note]]I'm looking for him! I'm going to California![[/note]]) has a list of 1000 conditions anyone who wants to [[EquippableAlly wield him]] must follow. As such, there are two known people who could put up with this madness. One of them [[spoiler: finally got rid of him because [[MinorFlawMajorBreakup he couldn't put up with his constant sneezing]]]]. The other was KingArthur Myth/KingArthur himself. Lord only knows how he did it.
28th May '16 11:04:04 PM 10-13-2
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* Franchise/{{Batman}}'s butler Alfred often comes across as a Stuffy Brit, which carries over to most adaptations. The most prominent exception is ''Film/BatmanBegins'', where he's given a British army sergeant's accent and backstory. In the comics he also had plenty of backstory: at one point it was that he was an SOE agent/saboteur for England during WWII and had a kid with a beautiful French Resistance named Mademoiselle Marie, but that's been dropped because of [[ComicBookTime timeline considerations]].

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* Franchise/{{Batman}}'s butler Alfred often comes across as a Stuffy Brit, which carries over to most adaptations. The most prominent exception is ''Film/BatmanBegins'', where he's given a British army sergeant's accent and backstory. In the comics he also had plenty of backstory: at one point it was that he was an SOE agent/saboteur for England during WWII and had a kid with a beautiful French Resistance named Mademoiselle Marie, but that's been dropped because of [[ComicBookTime timeline considerations]]. (Humorously, one of the standard portrayals of Alfred was on ''BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' - where, except for the first few episodes, he was voiced by [[FakeBrit an American actor]]!)
28th May '16 11:01:28 PM 10-13-2
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This trope also applies more specifically to upper-class British people, and middle-class people who aspire to be like them. Lower-class Brits will often be [[LowerClassLout rowdy and bawdy]] - unless their Nonconformist or Evangelical religious beliefs are being played up.
20th May '16 6:50:55 AM igordebraga
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* ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'' frequently mentions this, mostly in segments about the United Kingdom but sometimes just when it allows for SelfDeprecation ("Thereís no way I would be happier giving eight hugs a day. Iím English! Thatís four lifetimesí worth of hugs.Ē).
6th May '16 7:03:42 AM tinyhands
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* The ''[[GratuitousFrench passeurs]]'' in ''[[Literature/TheNightingaleKristinHannah]]'' comment on the casual reserve and stoicism of the British pilots, which would ordinarily pass for their having a StiffUpperLip... but their immediate comparison to the MinnesotaNice Americans and Canadians drops this in the category of negative portrayal.

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* The ''[[GratuitousFrench passeurs]]'' in ''[[Literature/TheNightingaleKristinHannah]]'' ''Literature/TheNightingaleKristinHannah'' comment on the casual reserve and stoicism of the British pilots, which would ordinarily pass for their having a StiffUpperLip... but their immediate comparison to the MinnesotaNice Americans and Canadians drops this in the category of negative portrayal.
6th May '16 7:00:33 AM tinyhands
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* The ''[[GratuitousFrench passeurs]]'' in ''[[Literature/TheNightingaleKristinHannah]]'' comment on the casual reserve and stoicism of the British pilots, which would ordinarily pass for their having a StiffUpperLip... but their immediate comparison to the MinnesotaNice Americans and Canadians drops this in the category of negative portrayal.
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