History Main / DunceCap

22nd Aug '16 5:35:51 AM sabrina_diamond
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While it is [[DeadHorseTrope long out of practice]] it is still often used in cartoon culture for a comedic effect. Compare the Japanese counterpart, StandingInTheHall, which has a similar status.

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While it is now [[DeadHorseTrope long out of practice]] it is still often used in cartoon culture cartoons for a rather comedic effect. Compare the Japanese counterpart, StandingInTheHall, which has a similar status.
13th Jun '16 7:30:59 AM Pichu-kun
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* [[TheFlash Bart Allen]] often thinks in {{Rebus Bubble}}s; sometimes, when he (or anyone else in the immediate vicinity) says or does something stupid, or he simply does not understand what the hell is going on, a bubble will appear with the person of scorn wearing a dunce hat.

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* [[TheFlash [[ComicBook/TheFlash Bart Allen]] often thinks in {{Rebus Bubble}}s; sometimes, when he (or anyone else in the immediate vicinity) says or does something stupid, or he simply does not understand what the hell is going on, a bubble will appear with the person of scorn wearing a dunce hat.






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* Though minus the dunce cap, in ''AnneOfGreenGables'', Anne Shirley is forced to stand in front of the class with "Ann Shirley has a very bad temper. Ann Shirley must learn to control her temper" written on the board behind her as punishment for smashing her slate over Gilbert Blythe's head for calling her "Carrots".

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* Though minus the dunce cap, in ''AnneOfGreenGables'', ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', Anne Shirley is forced to stand in front of the class with "Ann Shirley has a very bad temper. Ann Shirley must learn to control her temper" written on the board behind her as punishment for smashing her slate over Gilbert Blythe's head for calling her "Carrots".






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* In a ''{{Popeye}}'' short, his sailor's cap mutates into a dunce cap when Olive goes into SarcasmMode for his being completely wrong about his prediction of a sunny day!

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* In a ''{{Popeye}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}'' short, his sailor's cap mutates into a dunce cap when Olive goes into SarcasmMode for his being completely wrong about his prediction of a sunny day!



* In ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' when Kevin calls Edd a ''dork'' for trying to teach the cul-de-sac common sense, Edd shoves a cap on him.

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Kevin calls Edd a ''dork'' for trying to teach the cul-de-sac common sense, Edd shoves a cap on him.



* One ''Treehouse of Horror'' episode had [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Homer Simpson]] make a dunce cap out of a torn storybook page, only to have it burned off after accidentally leaning next to a candle on the shelf above him.
* Back when he was a kid, [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls Professor Utonium]] was a prankster who once put a whoppie cushion at another boy's chair. The teacher forced the other boy to wear a dunce cap with "Class Clown" written on it as punishment while young Utonium became a KarmaHoudini.
* In an episode of ''ChalkZone'', the gang enters an old school house and Rudy finds one of these, saying that he'd be wearing it all the time if Mr. Wilter had one.

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* One ''Treehouse of Horror'' episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' had [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Homer Simpson]] Simpson make a dunce cap out of a torn storybook page, only to have it burned off after accidentally leaning next to a candle on the shelf above him.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'': Back when he was a kid, [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls Professor Utonium]] Utonium was a prankster who once put a whoppie cushion at another boy's chair. The teacher forced the other boy to wear a dunce cap with "Class Clown" written on it as punishment while young Utonium became a KarmaHoudini.
* In an episode of ''ChalkZone'', ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone'', the gang enters an old school house and Rudy finds one of these, saying that he'd be wearing it all the time if Mr. Wilter had one.



20th May '16 2:49:24 PM Morgenthaler
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30th Mar '16 6:07:28 PM Kartoonkid95
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyoddParents'': In "The Secret Origin of Denzel Crocker", Mr. Crocker, who is more [[SadistTeacher sadistic]] than usual today, tortures Timmy by putting a cap on him and seating him in a corner surrounded by rabid dogs.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyoddParents'': ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'': In "The Secret Origin of Denzel Crocker", Mr. Crocker, who is more [[SadistTeacher sadistic]] than usual today, tortures Timmy by putting a cap on him and seating him in a corner surrounded by rabid dogs.
30th Mar '16 6:07:12 PM Kartoonkid95
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyoddParents'': In "The Secret Origin of Denzel Crocker", Mr. Crocker, who is more [[SadistTeacher sadistic]] than usual today, tortures Timmy by putting a cap on him and seating him in a corner surrounded by rabid dogs.
23rd Mar '16 11:14:37 AM nombretomado
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* On the old ComedyCentral game show ''WinBenSteinsMoney'', whenever a contestant would begin an answer with "What is__?", Ben Stein would slap a dunce cap on them and shout "This is not ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''"

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* On the old ComedyCentral Creator/ComedyCentral game show ''WinBenSteinsMoney'', whenever a contestant would begin an answer with "What is__?", Ben Stein would slap a dunce cap on them and shout "This is not ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}''"
18th Mar '16 10:01:20 PM Hossmeister
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24th Jan '16 7:30:55 AM Prfnoff
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* Calvin occasionally gets a dunce cap in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes''.

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* In ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', Calvin occasionally gets a dunce cap for mouthing off in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes''.
class.
18th Dec '15 8:09:38 AM randomsurfer
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* ''[[Series/SaturdayNightLive]]'' Digital Short "Shy Ronnie" features a kid wearing a dunce cap sitting in the back of the classroom.

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* ''[[Series/SaturdayNightLive]]'' ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' Digital Short "Shy Ronnie" features a kid wearing a dunce cap sitting in the back of the classroom.
18th Dec '15 8:09:16 AM randomsurfer
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* ''[[Series/SaturdayNightLive]]'' Digital Short "Shy Ronnie" features a kid wearing a dunce cap sitting in the back of the classroom.



* Music/TheLonelyIsland[=/=][[Series/SaturdayNightLive SNL]] Digital Short "Shy Ronnie" features a kid with one of these sitting in the back of the room.

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* Music/TheLonelyIsland[=/=][[Series/SaturdayNightLive SNL]] Digital Short "Shy Ronnie" features a kid with one of these sitting in the back of the room.

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