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27th Feb '17 7:12:08 PM Supreme-X15
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** Also in VideoGame/Persona4, near the end of Dojima's [[RelationshipUpgrade Social Link]], you, as the PlayerCharacter and provided your courage parameters are high enough, have a dialogue option to call him a coward for his inability to interact with his daughter Nanako, following her mother's death. He calls you a punk for doing so, but nonetheless agrees with you.
25th Feb '17 8:17:47 PM sgamer82
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-->'''Ebby''': I just want to start by saying that Iím sorry for everything I did to you, back then and now bringing you back here to Canterlot. I made a lot of mistakes.

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-->'''Ebby''': I just want to start by saying that Iím I’m sorry for everything I did to you, back then and now bringing you back here to Canterlot. I made a lot of mistakes.



** In season 4, Steven starts to learn that his mother, Rose Quartz, wasn't the saintly paragon he was always told she was, and that she had secrets she kept even from the other Crystal Gems. When Steven dreams of a palanquin he knows is connected to those secrets in "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS4E10StevensDream Steven's Dream]]", he gets angry at Garnet and Pearl when they're clearly trying not to tell Steven something. He tells them that he, as Rose's son, deserves to know the truth if anyone does. A few episodes later in "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS4E16StormInTheRoom Storm in the Room]], Steven goes into Rose's room in the temple and uses its ability to conjure illusions from his mind to actually interact with his mother on some level, which eventually turns into calling her out on leaving Steven to deal with her messes.

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** In season 4, Steven starts to learn that his mother, Rose Quartz, wasn't the saintly paragon he was always told she was, and that she had secrets she kept even from the other Crystal Gems. When Steven dreams of a palanquin he knows is connected to those secrets in "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS4E10StevensDream Steven's Dream]]", he gets angry at Garnet and Pearl when they're clearly trying not to tell Steven something. He tells them that he, as Rose's son, deserves to know the truth if anyone does. A few episodes later in "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS4E16StormInTheRoom Storm in the Room]], Room]]", Steven goes into Rose's room in the temple and uses its ability to conjure illusions from his mind to actually interact with his mother on some level, which eventually turns into calling her out on leaving Steven to deal with her messes.
25th Feb '17 8:16:33 PM sgamer82
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* Clay Puppington, WesternAnimation/MoralOrel's father, got double-whammied. Already a less-than-stellar father, in the second season's finale he sunk to new depths. He got progressively drunk throughout the day, went into a mad rant that night, accidentally shot Orel, blamed ''Orel'' for it, tore Orel's lucky shirt for a tourniquet, then ''drank the rubbing alcohol Orel had brought for'' exactly ''that kind of emergency.'' The drinking alone had gotten Orel to anxiously tell his father he didn't like it when Clay drank, but all the other stuff forced CheerfulChild Orel to utter the three magic words: "I hate you." Clay's response: "Hate away, Sister. Hate away..." The second whammy comes at the end of the third season's premiere, [[spoiler:when we learn he overheard the tail-end of a conversation between Orel and his mother, in which Orel sincerely questioned ''why'' his mother married his father, and his wife dismiss Orel's claims that Clay became a different man when he drinks as "his true nature coming out." Clay got into bed soon after with an expression this troper hopes meant he was thinking "MyGodWhatHaveIDone."]]
** Most of the season tries to show Clay getting worse, up until finally the only man who cared for him decided to abandon him, forever dooming him to a miserable marriage, though his kids do grow up and have relatively happy lives.

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* Clay Puppington, WesternAnimation/MoralOrel's father, father of ''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel's'' title character, got double-whammied. Already a less-than-stellar father, in the second season's finale he sunk to new depths. depths while on a hunting trip with Orel. He got gets progressively drunk throughout the day, went goes into a mad rant that night, accidentally shot shoots Orel, blamed blames ''Orel'' for it, tore tears Orel's lucky shirt for a tourniquet, then ''drank ''drinks the rubbing alcohol Orel had brought for'' exactly ''that kind of emergency.'' The drinking alone had gotten Orel to anxiously tell his father he didn't like it when Clay drank, but all the other stuff forced forces CheerfulChild Orel to utter the three magic words: "I hate you." Clay's response: "Hate away, Sister. Hate away..." The second whammy comes at the end of the third season's premiere, [[spoiler:when when we learn he overheard the tail-end of a conversation between Orel and his mother, in which Orel [[spoiler:Orel sincerely questioned ''why'' his mother married his father, and his wife dismiss Orel's claims that Clay became a different man when he drinks as "his true nature coming out." Clay got into bed soon after with an expression this troper hopes meant that leaves the impression he was thinking "MyGodWhatHaveIDone."]]
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"]] Unfortunately, most of the that third season tries to show shows Clay getting worse, up until finally the only man who cared cares for him decided decides to abandon him, forever dooming him to a miserable marriage, though his kids marriage. His kids, at least, do grow up and have relatively happy lives.



* In ''WesternAnimation/ObanStarRacers'', after Don Wei tells Molly that he knows that she's really his daughter, Eva, she unloads on him for abandoning her at a boarding school for most of her childhood (without so much as a letter) and not even recognizing her when she first joined the team.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ObanStarRacers'', after Don Wei tells Molly that he knows that she's really his daughter, Eva, she unloads on him for abandoning her at a boarding school for most of her childhood (without without so much as a letter) letter and not even recognizing her when she first joined the team.


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** In season 4, Steven starts to learn that his mother, Rose Quartz, wasn't the saintly paragon he was always told she was, and that she had secrets she kept even from the other Crystal Gems. When Steven dreams of a palanquin he knows is connected to those secrets in "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS4E10StevensDream Steven's Dream]]", he gets angry at Garnet and Pearl when they're clearly trying not to tell Steven something. He tells them that he, as Rose's son, deserves to know the truth if anyone does. A few episodes later in "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS4E16StormInTheRoom Storm in the Room]], Steven goes into Rose's room in the temple and uses its ability to conjure illusions from his mind to actually interact with his mother on some level, which eventually turns into calling her out on leaving Steven to deal with her messes.
18th Feb '17 12:33:53 AM ShorinBJ
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'''Zuko:''' That's another thing. I'm not taking orders from you any more.\\

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'''Zuko:''' That's another thing. I'm not taking orders from you any more.anymore.\\
18th Feb '17 12:06:52 AM ShorinBJ
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** Wesley to his father in "Linage".

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** Wesley to his father in "Linage"."Lineage".



** Parodied when all the MainCharacters are hit with a memory erasing spell, and amnesiac Spike starts thinking Giles is his father. ([[ItMakesSenseInContext They both have British accents, physically they're the right ages...]])
--->'''Spike:''' God, how I must hate you.\\
'''Giles:''' What did I do?\\
'''Spike:''' There's always something.
*** Later circumstantial evidence seems to indicate that Spike's first name is "Randy" (which [[UnfortunateNames means "horny" in British slang]]).
---->'''Spike:''' I knew there was a reason I hated you!\\
'''Giles:''' Randy's...a family name, undoubtedly.



--> '''Spike''': Every time you look at me, you see all the dirty little things I've done, all the lives I've taken... because of you! Drusilla sired me, but you... you made me a monster.
---> '''Angel''': I didn't make you, Spike. I just opened up the door, and let the real you out.
--> '''Spike''': You never knew the real me. Too busy tryin' to see your own reflection, praying there was someone as disgusting as you in the world, so you could stand to live with yourself. Take a long look, hero. I'm nothing like you.
* In ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' Laurel calls her father out for using her as bait to catch the Vigilante. She tells him that the most frightening part, the most dangerous part, was having guns pointed at her (by the police).

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--> '''Spike''': -->'''Spike''': Every time you look at me, you see all the dirty little things I've done, all the lives I've taken... because of you! Drusilla sired me, but you... you made me a monster.
---> '''Angel''': -->'''Angel''': I didn't make you, Spike. I just opened up the door, and let the real you out.
--> '''Spike''': -->'''Spike''': You never knew the real me. Too busy tryin' to see your own reflection, praying there was someone as disgusting as you in the world, so you could stand to live with yourself. Take a long look, hero. I'm nothing like you.
* In ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' ''Series/{{Arrow}}'', Laurel calls her father out for using her as bait to catch the Vigilante. She tells him that the most frightening part, the most dangerous part, was having guns pointed at her (by the police).



* Parodied on ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' when all the MainCharacters are hit with a memory erasing spell, and amnesiac Spike starts thinking Giles is his father. ([[ItMakesSenseInContext They both have British accents, physically they're the right ages...]])
-->'''Spike:''' Oh God, how I must hate you.\\
'''Giles:''' What did I do?\\
'''Spike:''' There's always something.
** Later circumstantial evidence seems to indicate that Spike's first name is "Randy" (which [[UnfortunateNames means "horny" in British slang]]).
--->'''Spike:''' I knew there was a reason I hated you!\\
'''Giles:''' Randy's...a family name, undoubtedly.
18th Feb '17 12:03:04 AM ShorinBJ
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* ''Literature/JamesAndTheGiantPeach'': In the book, James's Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker were run over by the peach and killed. In the movie however, they catch up to James when he finally makes it to New York City. James is alone, no idea where his friends are, and the townspeople who witnessed his arrival are too flabbergasted by what's going on to do anything but stand there and watch, yet he tells his [[EvilMatriarch evil aunts]] "I said, [[PunctuatedForEmphasis no. I'm. NOT!]] I hate that house and that cold room, and how I'm always hungry! ''(crowd gasps)'' And how you beat me! ''(crowd gasps again and turn to Sponge and Spiker)'' AND TELL ME I WAS NOTHING!" When Sponge and Spiker tell him to shut up, he replies, "No, not this time! I flew a giant peach across the ocean. ''I'' landed on the tallest building in the world! ''I'' made it! I'm not the one who's nothing, [[ThisLoserIsYou YOU are]], and I'm never going back with you! Not me, and not the peach!" They retaliate by attempting to [[AxeCrazy attack him with axes]] only for [[TrueCompanions the bugs whom James has grown to consider family]] [[BigDamnHeroes to descend from the sky and]] help James deliver much overdue justice to Spiker and Sponge, who can only freak out at the sight of the bugs, screaming their heads off. The movie seems to be a much more satisfying way to see them go down.

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* ''Literature/JamesAndTheGiantPeach'': In the book, James's Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker were run over by the peach and killed. In the movie movie, however, they catch up to James when he finally makes it to New York City. James is alone, no idea where his friends are, and the townspeople who witnessed his arrival are too flabbergasted by what's going on to do anything but stand there and watch, yet he tells his [[EvilMatriarch evil aunts]] "I said, [[PunctuatedForEmphasis no. I'm. NOT!]] I hate that house and that cold room, and how I'm always hungry! ''(crowd gasps)'' And how you beat me! ''(crowd gasps again and turn to Sponge and Spiker)'' AND TELL ME I WAS NOTHING!" When Sponge and Spiker tell him to shut up, he replies, "No, not this time! I flew a giant peach across the ocean. ''I'' landed on the tallest building in the world! ''I'' made it! I'm not the one who's nothing, [[ThisLoserIsYou YOU are]], and I'm never going back with you! Not me, and not the peach!" They retaliate by attempting to [[AxeCrazy attack him with axes]] only for [[TrueCompanions the bugs whom James has grown to consider family]] [[BigDamnHeroes to descend from the sky and]] help James deliver much overdue justice to Spiker and Sponge, who can only freak out at the sight of the bugs, screaming their heads off. The movie seems to be a much more satisfying way to see them go down.down.
* ''Film/JennysWedding'': Jenny delivers a memorable one to her father over his inability to accept her sexual orientation.
14th Feb '17 6:28:05 AM ladyofthelibrary
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** Fate gives this to Precia [[spoiler:immediately before killing her]], denouncing her mistreatment in the first season, and declaring that [[YoureNotMyFather she is a Harlaown, not a Testarossa]].

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** Fate gives this to Precia [[spoiler:immediately [[spoiler: immediately before killing her]], denouncing her mistreatment in the first season, and declaring that [[YoureNotMyFather she is a Harlaown, not a Testarossa]].



** ''Mare of Steel'': When Thunderlane's father [[GeneralRipper Steel Wing]] tries convince him of his paranoid delusions about [[Franchise/{{Superman}} Supermare]] (Thunderlane's LoveInterest), Thunderlane brings up how he's always been a lousy father, then throws him out of the house.

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** ''Mare of Steel'': When Thunderlane's father [[GeneralRipper Steel Wing]] tries to convince him of his paranoid delusions about [[Franchise/{{Superman}} Supermare]] (Thunderlane's LoveInterest), Thunderlane brings up how he's always been a lousy father, then throws him out of the house.


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** The fanfic comic [[http://miyukey.deviantart.com/gallery/60808776/ML-comic-DOWN Down]] features Adrien, who has had his confession to Ladybug thrown in his face and Alya and Marinette ignoring and avoiding him with the former throwing him a DeathGlare every chance she gets, finally snapping when his father scolds him for making him look bad and launching into one of these speeches, including claiming his MissingMom was right to call Gabriel "a selfish bastard who doesn't need a family". [[NotHelpingYourCase Gabriel slaps Adrien to shut him up]] and while he [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone immediately regrets it and tries to apologize]], [[BreakTheCutie Adrien is broken and no longer has any energy to stand up for himself]], [[IHaveNoSon though in a second shorter example of this trope, he pointedly reframes his relationship with Gabriel as that of employee/employer rather than father/son.]]
10th Feb '17 10:36:49 AM KizunaTallis
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** ''Fanfic/TheOneILoveIs'':
*** Shinji called his father out twice:

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** ''Fanfic/TheOneILoveIs'':
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In ''Fanfic/TheOneILoveIs'', Shinji called his father out twice:


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** In the AlternateUniverseFic ''Fanfic/GoingAnotherWay'', Shinji (who's a bit more strong-willed here due to growing up with a caring and supportive uncle instead of an apathetic guardian) calls Gendo out, but none of them really faze the older Ikari much... until [[spoiler:Shinji is able to pull his mother Yui's soul from Unit 01 out enough for her to be able to contact the outside world. And Yui is '''''not at all''''' happy to learn what her husband has done since her disappearance, all in the name of getting her back no less]]. She [[WhatTheHellHero chews him out]] so thoroughly that Gendo, [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone guilt-stricken]], [[DrowningMySorrows drinks enough alcohol]] to necessitate him getting his stomach pumped. Afterwards, he [[TheAtoner begins making an honest effort at redeeming himself]].
6th Feb '17 12:27:53 PM IndustriousArc
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* ''ABrighterDark'': Camilla does this after Corrin returns, accusing Garon of essentially turning her into a [[SuicideMission suicide bomber.]] Garon reacts pretty calmly, stating that 1) that is pretty much exactly what he did. 2) It was indeed a pretty dickish thing to do. And 3) [[IDidWhatIHadToDo He's not particularly sorry, since he wasn't given a lot of other options.]]
28th Jan '17 6:33:19 PM KnightSpark
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-->'''Operator''': But isn't it better I know the truth? Wouldn't you want to know? Teshin said-

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-->'''Operator''': But isn't it better I know the truth? Wouldn't you ''you'' want to know? Teshin said-
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