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9th Jun '16 5:02:01 PM nighttrainfm
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* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Frollo thinks that he's better than the rest of Paris' citizens - even though the Archdeacon has to stop him from committing infanticide in the first ''ten minutes.'' He even starts his ''prayers'' by mentioning how proud of himself he is, [[PrideBeforeTheFall without ever noticing the irony.]]

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* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Frollo thinks that he's better than the rest of Paris' citizens - even though the Archdeacon has to stop him from committing infanticide in the first ''ten minutes.'' He even starts his ''prayers'' by mentioning how proud of himself he is, [[PrideBeforeTheFall [[PrideBeforeAFall without ever noticing the irony.]]
9th Jun '16 8:16:00 AM nighttrainfm
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* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Frollo thinks that he's better than the rest of Paris' citizens - even though the Archdeacon has to stop him from committing infanticide in the first ''ten minutes.'' He even starts his ''prayers'' by mentioning how proud of himself he is, without ever noticing the irony.

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* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Frollo thinks that he's better than the rest of Paris' citizens - even though the Archdeacon has to stop him from committing infanticide in the first ''ten minutes.'' He even starts his ''prayers'' by mentioning how proud of himself he is, [[PrideBeforeTheFall without ever noticing the irony.]]
9th Jun '16 8:14:20 AM nighttrainfm
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* Anders in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' can be like this, whether it's berating any given party member for not being as gung-ho about it as himself, or harassing [[TheCutie Merrill]] for her blood magic despite he himself hosting a demon and occasionally murdering people.

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* ''Franchise/DragonAge'':
** The Chantry has an unfortunate tendency to produce this mindset, as it's implicit in their belief system that theirs is the only ''true'' religion. The worst elements of the Templars, the Chantry's military arm, feel that it's their divine right to treat mages however they want - and to execute anyone, mage or civilian, who disagrees.
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Anders in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' can be like this, whether it's this in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'': he sometimes acts as if he understands the mage conflict and how spirits work better than anyone, down to berating any given party member Merrill for not being as gung-ho about it as himself, or harassing [[TheCutie Merrill]] for her blood magic despite using BloodMagic even though he himself hosting a demon and occasionally murdering people.is possessed.
9th Jun '16 7:29:18 AM nighttrainfm
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* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Frollo thinks that he's better than the rest of Paris' citizens - even though a ''real'' believer has to stop him from committing infanticide in the first ''ten minutes.''

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* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Frollo thinks that he's better than the rest of Paris' citizens - even though a ''real'' believer the Archdeacon has to stop him from committing infanticide in the first ''ten minutes.'''' He even starts his ''prayers'' by mentioning how proud of himself he is, without ever noticing the irony.
9th Jun '16 7:27:42 AM nighttrainfm
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* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Frollo thinks that he's better than the rest of Paris' citizens. It's implied that he was willing to free the world of sin and that his way is right.

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* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Frollo thinks that he's better than the rest of Paris' citizens. It's implied that he was willing citizens - even though a ''real'' believer has to free stop him from committing infanticide in the world of sin and that his way is right.first ''ten minutes.''
2nd May '16 10:00:39 AM Tropetastic1995
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* ''ComicBook/{{Galactus}} is occasionally written like this in regards to his rightfullness in eating planets. He's also a rare justified example, as Galactus is destined to one day use the energy from the planets he destroyed to ensure that the universe gets reïncarnated, and is imperial to keep the balance between Eternity and Death.
28th Apr '16 5:27:45 PM Grobi
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** Atris in the second game, refers to herself the ''Last'' Jedi, since in her mind, the Jedi Exile does ''not'' count. She also completely fails to realise [[spoiler: she has slowly turned to the DarkSide, while the Light-Sided Exile is closer to a true Jedi.]]

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** Atris in [[VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords the second game, game]] refers to herself the ''Last'' Jedi, since in her mind, the Jedi Exile does ''not'' count. She also completely fails to realise [[spoiler: she has slowly turned to the DarkSide, while the Light-Sided Exile is closer to a true Jedi.]]
17th Apr '16 6:00:12 AM LeedsKing
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* The 1992 Costner version of ''[[Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves Robin Hood]]'', plays it both straight and subverted. The bishop is firmly pro-sheriff, to the point of embracing the sheriff's devil-worshiping religion and even helps marry him to Marian at the sheriff's Satanic altar (despite the latter flatly refusing), and tries to flee with gold when Locksley storms the castle. On the other hand, Friar Tuck, the down-to-earth churchman, is not only wise, sympathetic and friendly, but can drink sacramental wine and beer with the best of them. What's more, he gets so incensed at the bishop's greed and corruption he [[DestinationDefenestration defenestrates the bishop from a tower]] with enough gold and "[[BiblicalBadGuy thirty pieces of silver]] to pay the Devil on '''''your way to Hell!'''''"

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* The 1992 1991 Kevin Costner version of ''[[Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves Robin Hood]]'', Hood]]'' movie plays it both straight and subverted. The bishop is firmly pro-sheriff, to the point of embracing the sheriff's devil-worshiping religion and even helps marry him to Marian at the sheriff's Satanic altar (despite the latter flatly refusing), and tries to flee with gold when Locksley storms the castle. On the other hand, Friar Tuck, the down-to-earth churchman, is not only wise, sympathetic and friendly, but can drink sacramental wine and beer with the best of them. What's more, he gets so incensed at the bishop's greed and corruption he [[DestinationDefenestration defenestrates the bishop from a tower]] with enough gold and "[[BiblicalBadGuy thirty pieces of silver]] to pay the Devil on '''''your way to Hell!'''''"
16th Apr '16 8:45:02 PM nombretomado
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* Played with a little in ''Series/FatherTed''. While Jack is a drunken lech and Dougal a [[TheDitz ditz]], Ted himself is a bit more complex. Clearly he is interested in fame and money but many occasions show that he at least has ''faith'' and often means well; he just is a bit too inclined to follow his baser desires. There is an interview with the creators where they discuss their ''real'' feelings on religion. If people haven't watched this, they may assume that ''FatherTed'' was an affectionate, if sharp tongued parody.

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* Played with a little in ''Series/FatherTed''. While Jack is a drunken lech and Dougal a [[TheDitz ditz]], Ted himself is a bit more complex. Clearly he is interested in fame and money but many occasions show that he at least has ''faith'' and often means well; he just is a bit too inclined to follow his baser desires. There is an interview with the creators where they discuss their ''real'' feelings on religion. If people haven't watched this, they may assume that ''FatherTed'' ''Father Ted'' was an affectionate, if sharp tongued parody.
22nd Jan '16 11:13:14 PM CountDorku
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* Anders in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' can be like this, whether it's berating any given party member for not being as gung-ho about it as himself, or harassing [[TheCutie Merrill]] for her blood magic despite he himself hosting a demon and occasionally murdering people.
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