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10th May '16 8:59:31 PM Pichu-kun
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic ''FanFic/{{Asylum}}'', Rainbow Dash had an accident as a foal that left her disabled. She can fly but even with physical therapy she isn't on par with most other pegasi. She received head trauma that left her with a SpeechImpediment, and which might be part of the reason for her temper.



* In ''HappyFeet'', the fact that the penguin Mumble's egg was dropped by his father is the main reason he can't sing, and the film does everything it can to compare it to this trope without actually saying it.

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* In ''HappyFeet'', ''WesternAnimation/HappyFeet'', the fact that the penguin Mumble's egg was dropped by his father is the main reason he can't sing, and the film does everything it can to compare it to this trope without actually saying it.



* ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'', the sequel to ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', mentions that Dil is so strange because Phil and Lil dropped him on his head when they were babies.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'', the sequel to ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', mentions that Dil is [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} so strange strange]] because Phil and Lil dropped him on his head when they were babies.



* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' reveals that Homer is an idiot because he stuck a crayon up his nose as a child and got it jammed into his brain.
** In "Itchy and Scratchy: The Movie", he told Bart when he was a kid we wanted a bike but his dad wouldn't let him. So he tries holding his breath so his dad would give in. But he passed out and had to be rushed to the hospital, where the doctors say he has suffered brain damage.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
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One episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' reveals that Homer is an idiot because he stuck a crayon up his nose as a child and got it jammed into his brain.
** In "Itchy and Scratchy: The Movie", he Homer told Bart when he was a kid we wanted a bike but his dad wouldn't let him. So he tries holding his breath so his dad would give in. But he passed out and had to be rushed to the hospital, where the doctors say he has suffered brain damage.



* On ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}'', it is often suggested that Patrick's stupidity is the result of frequent head injuries. In "Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost", Patrick mentions that he knows a lot about head injuries, then spaces out mid sentence. In "Big Pink Loser", [=SpongeBob=] tries to discourage Patrick from mimicking him by hitting himself with a hammer, to which Patrick responds, "I've been doing this way before I started copying you."

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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}'', it SquarePants}}'':
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is often suggested that Patrick's stupidity is the result of frequent head injuries. In "Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost", Patrick mentions that he knows a lot about head injuries, then spaces out mid sentence. In "Big Pink Loser", [=SpongeBob=] tries to discourage Patrick from mimicking him by hitting himself with a hammer, to which Patrick responds, "I've been doing this way before I started copying you."



* As an infant, Sussie from '"WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' could speak and dreamed of being a lawyer. Then she was dropped hon her head, and started speaking in the same gibberish she would spout as a junior high student.

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* As an infant, Sussie from '"WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' could speak and dreamed of being a lawyer. Then she was dropped hon on her head, and started speaking in the same gibberish she would spout as a junior high student.
21st Apr '16 9:02:46 AM FF32
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* As an infant, Sussie from '"WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' could speak and dreamed of being a lawyer. Then she was dropped hon her head, and started speaking in the same gibberish she would spout as a junior high student.
26th Dec '15 11:59:14 AM Cunny
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* In ''Series/KenanAndKel'', Kenan once implies that Kel's lack of common sense (and otherwise intelligence) was the result of him being dropped on his head as a child.

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* In ''Series/KenanAndKel'', Kenan once implies explains in a minor RunningGag that Kel's lack of common sense (and otherwise intelligence) was the result of him being dropped on his head as a child.child. Kel invariably agrees: "Yes - Many times!" This is usually in situations where he needs to excuse Kel's odd behaviour, so it may or may not be true.
24th Oct '15 11:00:01 AM nombretomado
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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}'', it is often suggested that Patrick's stupidity is the result of frequent head injuries. In "Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost", Patrick mentions that he knows a lot about head injuries, then spaces out mid sentence. In "Big Pink Loser", [=SpongeBob=] tries to discourage Patrick from mimicing him by hitting himself with a hammer, to which Patrick responds, "I've been doing this way before I started copying you."

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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}'', it is often suggested that Patrick's stupidity is the result of frequent head injuries. In "Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost", Patrick mentions that he knows a lot about head injuries, then spaces out mid sentence. In "Big Pink Loser", [=SpongeBob=] tries to discourage Patrick from mimicing mimicking him by hitting himself with a hammer, to which Patrick responds, "I've been doing this way before I started copying you."



* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'', [[JohnLennon John]] sews the money from last night's concert into [[RingoStarr Ringo]]'s pocket to keep it from getting lost.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'', [[JohnLennon [[Music/JohnLennon John]] sews the money from last night's concert into [[RingoStarr [[Music/RingoStarr Ringo]]'s pocket to keep it from getting lost.
17th Sep '15 9:07:34 AM AmarhC
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** Squidward once asked Spongebob if he was dropped on his head as a baby. Spongebob confirms it and is amazed at how Squidward found out.

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** Squidward once asked Spongebob if he was dropped on his head as a baby. Spongebob confirms it and is amazed at how Squidward found out. ''Psychic powers.''
4th Sep '15 4:47:06 PM Minni128
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*From ''Train Tracks'', this trope is the reason as to why Satsuki "Minjonet" Kiryuuin has epilepsy. To elaborate further, her parents were having fight and she was hit with a beer bottle.
4th Sep '15 1:20:03 PM ironballs16
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** The accidental dosage of bleach while at the hospital after defeating Vegeta likely didn't help matters.
3rd Sep '15 6:08:11 AM res20stupid
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* Minato in ''FanFic/FairlyEnglishStory'' suffered from brain damage in the car accident which killed his parents. However, this didn't harm his intellect or emotional maturity. Rather, it leaves him unable to naturally convey emotions without intentionally trying.
18th Jul '15 6:13:38 PM Vios
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* At one point during ''VideoGame/BaldursGate 2'', should a male CHARNAME make the mistake of saying that he "doesn't rightly know" where to go next with Jaheira during a very bad time for her, she will accuse him of sounding like he'd been dropped on his head as a child. Or kicked.

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* At one point during ''VideoGame/BaldursGate 2'', ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'', should a male CHARNAME make the mistake of saying that he "doesn't rightly know" where to go next with Jaheira during a very bad time for her, she will accuse him of sounding like he'd been dropped on his head as a child. Or kicked.
27th Jun '15 1:48:52 PM Azvolrien
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* Played for drama in ''Literature/DragonridersOfPern'': the mentally-disabled servant Camo, a secondary character in the Harper Hall trilogy, is eventually revealed to have suffered severe oxygen deprivation during his birth.
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