History Main / HollywoodSatanism

2nd Jun '17 10:48:24 PM EricNeoMatrix
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''[[ShownTheirWork Strongly]]'' averted with the Maledict-worshipping Marmolims in Episode 69 of ''FanFic/SonicXDarkChaos''. Despite the pentagrams/Demonish chanting/black robes, the Satan worshipers are all [[DarkIsNotEvil quite decent people]] who immediately aid Sonic and his friends.

to:

* ''[[ShownTheirWork Strongly]]'' averted [[ShownTheirWork Strongly averted]] with the Maledict-worshipping Marmolims in Episode 69 of ''FanFic/SonicXDarkChaos''. Despite the pentagrams/Demonish chanting/black robes, the Satan worshipers are all [[DarkIsNotEvil quite perfectly decent people]] who immediately aid help Sonic and his friends.friends. It helps that they believe he is blessed by Maledict [[spoiler: and considering Sonic actually is [[CloningBlues a clone of Maledict]], it's a rather clever bit of foreshadowing]].
20th May '17 6:53:50 PM JackG
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. Lucifer is [[NotQuiteDead accidentally resurrected]] by this type in Season 12 and is not impressed by the quality of his followers on Earth, quickly deciding to NeckSnap them as petty annoyances.
9th May '17 7:30:22 PM Fireblood
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In the ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "[[Recap/TheXFilesS02E14DieHandDieVerletzt Die Hand Die Verletzt]]", the agents encountered a group of "real" Satanists who were accused of being the Hollywood Satanist type. That they were all school teachers didn't help. It ends up being a parodic subversion, in that the Satanists are ''far'' from the Hollywood Satanism stereotype; they never do human sacrifices or molest children or anything like what the moral panic suggests, they're just normal, everyday people just happen to worship Satan. Unfortunately, one of their now-teenage kids has gotten some hazy childhood memories confused with the sensationalist stuff she's seen in the media, thus prompting an hysterical panic.
** Even ''more'' unfortunately, someone did a ritual and actually summoned the Devil, who was less than pleased at the watered down beliefs.

to:

* In the ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "[[Recap/TheXFilesS02E14DieHandDieVerletzt Die Hand Die Verletzt]]", the agents encountered a group of "real" Satanists who were accused of being the Hollywood Satanist type. That they were all school teachers didn't help. It ends up being a parodic subversion, in that the Satanists are ''far'' from the Hollywood Satanism stereotype; they never do human sacrifices or molest children or anything like what the moral panic suggests, they're just normal, everyday people just who happen to worship Satan. Satan (their rituals don't involve killing anyone). Unfortunately, one of their now-teenage kids has gotten some hazy childhood memories confused with the sensationalist stuff she's seen in the media, thus prompting an hysterical panic.
panic.
** Even ''more'' unfortunately, someone did a ritual and actually summoned the Devil, who was less than pleased at the watered down beliefs.their lack of faith (they're ''lapsed'' Satanists, it transpires).



* ''Series/{{Lucifer 2016}}''. The focus of the episode "[=TeamLucifer=]". Lucifer himself finds it a disgusting and insulting perversion of what he stands for. He doesn't want people worshiping him -- that's God's schtick. When he barges into a satanic ritual and starts complaining, the coven like what he's saying and start chanting his words, causing Lucifer to complain that they're missing the whole point of being a rebel. In the end, the coven is portrayed as just a group of harmless kids, so when someone starts murdering them in 'human sacrifices', Lucifer is genuinely angry, as he regards them as misguided idiots, not evildoers who deserved to be punished, especially not in his name. Oh, and the whole Satanic obsession with goats? Turns out it's a centuries-old prank by Lucifer's brother Amenadiel, and Lucifer still hasn't figured out where it came from.

to:

* ''Series/{{Lucifer 2016}}''. The focus of the episode "[=TeamLucifer=]". Lucifer himself finds it a disgusting and insulting perversion of what he stands for. He doesn't want people worshiping him -- that's God's schtick. When he barges into a satanic Satanic ritual and starts complaining, the coven like what he's saying and start chanting his words, causing Lucifer to complain that they're missing the whole point of being a rebel. In the end, the coven is portrayed as just a group of harmless kids, so when someone starts murdering them in 'human sacrifices', Lucifer is genuinely angry, as he regards them as misguided idiots, not evildoers who deserved to be punished, especially not in his name. Oh, and the whole Satanic obsession with goats? Turns out it's a centuries-old prank by Lucifer's brother Amenadiel, and Lucifer still hasn't figured out where it came from.[[note]]In real life it's speculated to come from the Greek Pan, portrayed as a horned, goat-legged wild man, whose image was used by Christians for Satan.[[/note]]



* Music/KatyPerry played with this in her performance at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Unfortunately, many people [[PoesLaw took it as an indication of her being a real life satanist.]] A matter not helped by the fact that, around this time, her "turbulent" relationship with her parents (who are both fundamentalist Christians) was getting extensive media coverage.

to:

* Music/KatyPerry played with this in her performance at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Unfortunately, many people [[PoesLaw took it as an indication of her being a real life satanist.Satanist.]] A matter not helped by the fact that, around this time, her "turbulent" relationship with her parents (who are both fundamentalist Christians) was getting extensive media coverage.coverage (Perry had once been a Gospel singer herself).



* [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2986101/The-blood-pumped-beating-heart-purest-form-energy-Inside-horrific-Mexican-satanist-Black-Mass-shocked-disgusted-tourists-witnessing-dark-deals-devil.html This article]] proves that at the very lest, a few satanist branches do adhere to some of the Hollywood stereotypes.

to:

* [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2986101/The-blood-pumped-beating-heart-purest-form-energy-Inside-horrific-Mexican-satanist-Black-Mass-shocked-disgusted-tourists-witnessing-dark-deals-devil.html This article]] proves that at the very lest, a few satanist Satanist branches do adhere to some of the Hollywood stereotypes.
9th May '17 7:22:49 PM Fireblood
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Any ComicBook/ChickTract trying to portray Satanism will run headlong into this territory.
9th May '17 6:52:43 PM Fireblood
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Film/TheBlackCat'' (1932) features Creator/BorisKarloff as a Satanic high priest with a fondness for human sacrifice.

to:

* ''Film/TheBlackCat'' (1932) (1934) features Creator/BorisKarloff as a Satanic high priest with a fondness for human sacrifice.
9th Apr '17 9:15:35 PM ImperialMajestyXO
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Wrestling/KaijuBigBattel lists Hell Monkey's height AND weight as "666 bananas stacked end to end."

to:

* Wrestling/KaijuBigBattel lists Hell Monkey's height AND weight as "666 "[[NumberOfTheBeast 666]] bananas stacked end to end."
2nd Apr '17 11:21:47 AM Discar
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Series/{{Lucifer}}''. The focus of the episode "[=TeamLucifer=]". Lucifer himself finds it a disgusting and insulting perversion of what he stands for. He doesn't want people worshiping him -- that's God's schtick. When he barges into a satanic ritual and starts complaining, the coven like what he's saying and start chanting his words, causing Lucifer to complain that they're missing the whole point of being a rebel. And why do people keep associating him with goats -- he's got nothing to do with them! When someone starts murdering the coven in 'human sacrifices', Lucifer is genuinely angry, as he regards them as misguided idiots, not evildoers who deserved to be punished, especially not in his name.

to:

* ''Series/{{Lucifer}}''.''Series/{{Lucifer 2016}}''. The focus of the episode "[=TeamLucifer=]". Lucifer himself finds it a disgusting and insulting perversion of what he stands for. He doesn't want people worshiping him -- that's God's schtick. When he barges into a satanic ritual and starts complaining, the coven like what he's saying and start chanting his words, causing Lucifer to complain that they're missing the whole point of being a rebel. And why do people keep associating him with goats -- he's got nothing to do with them! When In the end, the coven is portrayed as just a group of harmless kids, so when someone starts murdering the coven them in 'human sacrifices', Lucifer is genuinely angry, as he regards them as misguided idiots, not evildoers who deserved to be punished, especially not in his name.name. Oh, and the whole Satanic obsession with goats? Turns out it's a centuries-old prank by Lucifer's brother Amenadiel, and Lucifer still hasn't figured out where it came from.
28th Mar '17 7:23:39 PM DustSnitch
Is there an issue? Send a Message


RealLife Satanism can be divided into two categories. One of them, sometimes called "[=LaVeyan=] Satanism" after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_LaVey one of its more famous figures]], doesn't believe in Satan as a physical entity, and instead refers to him as a symbol for freedom to [[UsefulNotes/EthicalHedonism follow your own desires]] and/or for [[RebelLeader fighting]] [[YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters against]] [[GodIsEvil tyranny]]. The other one, which is called "Theistic Satanism", [[SatanIsGood worships or reveres Satan as a deity]]. Both of them, generally speaking, view Christian morality as self-destructive for both individuals and society. It's a religion whose followers, generally speaking, are no more or less likely to be "evil" than the followers of any other religion, [[BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad though their sense of what constitutes right and wrong is]] [[BlueAndOrangeMorality likely to veer far from the mainstream]]. In reality, it is more akin to the Pagan religions of old, their primary belief being that Satan and the demons are a corruption of the old [[Myth/MesopotamianMythology Mesopotamian,]] [[Myth/EgyptianMythology Egyptian,]] and [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek and Roman]] gods. And no, human sacrifice is not a widely accepted practice in most branches (though ''symbolic'' sacrifices may be -- but that is NotSoDifferent from the Christian Communion, which is itself a symbolic sacrifice of the body and blood of {{Jesus}}).

to:

RealLife Satanism can be divided into two categories. One of them, sometimes called "[=LaVeyan=] Satanism" after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_LaVey one of its more famous figures]], doesn't believe in Satan as a physical entity, and instead refers to him as a symbol for freedom to [[UsefulNotes/EthicalHedonism follow your own desires]] and/or for [[RebelLeader fighting]] [[YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters against]] [[GodIsEvil tyranny]]. The other one, which is called "Theistic Satanism", [[SatanIsGood worships or reveres Satan as a deity]]. Both of them, generally speaking, view Christian morality as self-destructive for both individuals and society. It's a religion whose followers, generally speaking, are no more or less likely to be "evil" than the followers of any other religion, [[BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad though their sense of what constitutes right and wrong is]] [[BlueAndOrangeMorality likely to veer far from the mainstream]]. In reality, it is more akin to the Pagan religions of old, their primary belief being that Satan and the demons are a corruption of the old [[Myth/MesopotamianMythology Mesopotamian,]] [[Myth/EgyptianMythology Egyptian,]] and [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek and Roman]] gods. And no, human sacrifice is not a widely accepted practice in most branches (though ''symbolic'' sacrifices may be -- but that is NotSoDifferent from the Christian Communion, which is itself a symbolic sacrifice of the body and blood of {{Jesus}}).
UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}).
7th Mar '17 7:01:07 PM KillerClowns
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* The optional "Lucifer's Own" secret society in ''VideoGame/CrusaderKings'' [[CardCarryingVillain gleefully]] serves Satan, granting its members [[BlackMagic unmatched dark powers]] in exchange for plentiful HumanSacrifice.
3rd Mar '17 12:20:37 PM SantosLHalper
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Subverted on ''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel''. Coach Stopframe worships Satan believing him to be some powerful being that can help him win over Clay's heart and help the school's team. When he joins actual satanists, they turn out to a bunch of sloppy hedonists, [[EvenEvilHasStandards and seem utterly horrified that Stopframe]] brought Orel to be a VirginSacrifice (they said to bring a virgin, they meant an ''adult'' virgin to join their orgy) and don't bother Orel at all (in fact, he gets along rather well with them). Coach Stopframe ''does'' wind up disgusted with them, but it's more because they're uncouth and unattractive than any religious reason.

to:

* Subverted on ''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel''. Coach Stopframe worships Satan believing him to be some powerful being that can help him win over Clay's heart and help the school's team. When he joins actual satanists, they turn out to a bunch of sloppy hedonists, [[EvenEvilHasStandards [[WouldntHurtAChild and seem are utterly horrified that Stopframe]] brought Orel to be a VirginSacrifice (they said to bring a virgin, they meant an ''adult'' virgin to join their orgy) and don't bother Orel at all (in fact, he gets along rather well with them). Coach Stopframe ''does'' wind up disgusted with them, but it's more because they're uncouth and unattractive than any religious reason.
This list shows the last 10 events of 186. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.HollywoodSatanism