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12th Oct '17 6:21:14 PM Dravencour
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* ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' Has Pvt. "Gommer Pyle" who is target by [[DrillSergeantNasty Gunnery Sgt. Heartman]] because he can't keep up with the other recruits. [[FromBadToWorse It gets worse]] when [[IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure Gunnery Sgt. Heartman decides to punish everyone whenever "Pyle" messes up.]] It comes to a head when [[EtTuBrute Joker joins the other recruits in blanket party]] and Pyle actually improves in his training, but Joker becomes concerned when [[MadnessMantra he starts to talk to his rifle]] and becomes more and more disconnected from reality. It all ends when [[spoiler: in their final night before deployment, Pyle recites the rifleman creed at the top of his lungs, [[TheDogBitesBack and shoots Sgt. Heartman, after Heartman delivers one more insult.]] [[AteHisGun Pyle then turns the rifle on himself.]]]]

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* ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' Has Pvt. "Gommer Pyle" who is target by [[DrillSergeantNasty Gunnery Sgt. Heartman]] Hartman]] because he can't keep up with the other recruits. [[FromBadToWorse It gets worse]] when [[IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure Gunnery Sgt. Heartman Hartman decides to punish everyone whenever "Pyle" messes up.]] It comes to a head when [[EtTuBrute Joker joins the other recruits in blanket party]] and Pyle actually improves in his training, but Joker becomes concerned when [[MadnessMantra he starts to talk to his rifle]] and becomes more and more disconnected from reality. It all ends when [[spoiler: in their final night before deployment, Pyle recites the rifleman creed at the top of his lungs, [[TheDogBitesBack and shoots Sgt. Heartman, Hartman, after Heartman Hartman delivers one more insult.insult too many.]] [[AteHisGun Pyle then turns the rifle on himself.]]]]
3rd Oct '17 9:43:00 PM foxley
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* As things become gradually worse for the group in ''Film/VeryBadThings'', Boyd gradually ends up losing his sanity. At the very end of the film, [[spoiler:Laura]] suffers a complete mental breakdown and runs screaming into the middle of the street.
30th Aug '17 8:59:38 AM XenMon2
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'', Joker does this to Detective Bennett in what's more or less an adaptation of ''ComicBook/TheKillingJoke''. Unlike its inspiration, this story has Joker actually succeed and turn Bennett into a supervillain.
26th Jun '17 1:30:09 AM Lanes17B
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* ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' Has Pvt. "Gommer Pyle" who is target by [[DrillSergeantNasty Gunnery Sgt. Heartman]] because he can't keep up with the other recruits. ItGetsWorse when Gunnery Sgt. Heartman decides to punish everyone whenever "Pyle" messes up. It comes to a head when [[EtTuBrute Joker joins the other recruits in blanket party]] and Pyle actually improves in his training, but Joker becomes concerned when he starts to talk to his rifle and becomes more and more disconnected from reality. It all ends when [[spoiler: in their final night before deployment, Pyle recites the rifleman creed at the top of his lungs, [[TheDogBitesBack and shoots Sgt. Heartman, after Heartman delivers one more insult.]] [[AteHisGun Pyle then turns the rifle on himself.]]

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* ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' Has Pvt. "Gommer Pyle" who is target by [[DrillSergeantNasty Gunnery Sgt. Heartman]] because he can't keep up with the other recruits. ItGetsWorse [[FromBadToWorse It gets worse]] when [[IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure Gunnery Sgt. Heartman decides to punish everyone whenever "Pyle" messes up. ]] It comes to a head when [[EtTuBrute Joker joins the other recruits in blanket party]] and Pyle actually improves in his training, but Joker becomes concerned when [[MadnessMantra he starts to talk to his rifle rifle]] and becomes more and more disconnected from reality. It all ends when [[spoiler: in their final night before deployment, Pyle recites the rifleman creed at the top of his lungs, [[TheDogBitesBack and shoots Sgt. Heartman, after Heartman delivers one more insult.]] [[AteHisGun Pyle then turns the rifle on himself.]]]]]]
26th Jun '17 1:20:30 AM Lanes17B
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* ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' Has Pvt. "Gommer Pyle" who is target by [[DrillSergeantNasty Gunnery Sgt. Heartman]] because he can't keep up with the other recruits. ItGetsWorse when Gunnery Sgt. Heartman decides to punish everyone whenever "Pyle" messes up. It comes to a head when [[EtTuBrute Joker joins the other recruits in blanket party]] and Pyle actually improves in his training, but Joker becomes concerned when he starts to talk to his rifle and becomes more and more disconnected from reality. It all ends when [[spoiler: in their final night before deployment, Pyle recites the rifleman creed at the top of his lungs, [[TheDogBitesBack and shoots Sgt. Heartman, after Heartman delivers one more insult.]] [[AteHisGun Pyle then turns the rifle on himself.]]
15th Mar '17 9:04:42 PM Discar
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* ''Literature/WordsOfRadiance'' (second book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): Szeth, the Assassin in White, finally loses his long battle with his own insanity by the end this book. The realization that [[spoiler:his servitude--and the resulting slaughters he created--were completely avoidable sends him screaming over the edge.]]

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* ''Literature/WordsOfRadiance'' (second book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): Szeth, the Assassin in White, finally loses his long battle with his own insanity by the end of this book. The realization that [[spoiler:his servitude--and the resulting slaughters he created--were completely avoidable sends him screaming over the edge.]]
15th Mar '17 7:28:23 PM Discar
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* ''Literature/WordsOfRadiance'' (second book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): Szeth, the Assassin in White, finally loses his long battle with his own insanity by the end this book. The realization that [[spoiler:his servitude--and the resulting slaughters he created--were completely avoidable sends him screaming over the edge.]]
-->'''Szeth:''' THEY TOLD ME I WAS TRUTHLESS!
14th Mar '17 5:07:40 AM Troperinik
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': A RunningGag on the show is to have this happen to Kaeloo (the culprits usually being Stumpy and Mr. Cat), and for the ResetButton to make sure that her sanity is back by the next episode.
26th Feb '17 8:49:52 AM SLOOGOVS
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** Good news is, there is a tiny chance that their insanity will be of the positive type, effectively making them even ''better'' than in normal mode.

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** Good news is, there is a tiny chance that their insanity will be of the [[HeroicSecondWind positive type, type]], effectively making them even ''better'' than in normal mode.
19th Jan '17 3:48:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/BatmanBegins'', the Scarecrow uses his fear toxin to drive people insane -- and then he gets a dose himself.

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* ''Film/TheDarkKnightSaga'':
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In ''Film/BatmanBegins'', the Scarecrow uses his fear toxin to drive people insane -- and then he gets a dose himself.
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