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4th Sep '17 5:38:46 PM JackG
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--> '''Soolin''': There are two classic ways of dealing with a Hysterical Woman. You didnít really expect me to [[ShutUpKiss kiss]] {{h|oYay}}er, did you?

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--> '''Soolin''': There are two classic ways of dealing with a Hysterical Woman.hysterical woman. You didnít really expect me to [[ShutUpKiss kiss]] {{h|oYay}}er, did you?
26th Aug '17 11:40:10 PM AgentKyles
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[[caption-width-right:300:Somebody slap her.....]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:Somebody [[caption-width-right:300:[[GetAHoldOfYourselfWoman Somebody slap her.....]]
her...]]]]
26th Aug '17 8:24:31 AM TrueBlue170
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* In ''Film/TheFugitive'', as the US Marshals conduct a raid on a home looking for an escaped prisoner, his girlfriend begins shrieking and screaming. She stops briefly when he's shot, then starts up again almost immediately, leaving the unsympathetic, fed-up Gerard to point his gun at her and snap at her to "Shut up"

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* In ''Film/TheFugitive'', as the US Marshals conduct a raid on a home looking for an escaped prisoner, his girlfriend begins shrieking and screaming. She stops briefly when he's shot, then starts up again almost immediately, leaving the unsympathetic, fed-up Gerard to point his gun at her and snap at her to "Shut up"up". She does.
21st Jul '17 8:46:26 AM angie710
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Compare TheOphelia which is about genuine insanity. Often prone to InelegantBlubbering. May involve [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan Get a Hold of Yourself, Woman!]] to correct. Compare ScreamingWoman and AllPeriodsArePMS (for when the character's reaction is dismissed as hormones acting up). For situations when those hormones were thought to have supernatural implications, see MenstrualMenace. Contrast WomenAreWiser (where women are depicted as ''more'' rational and emotionally stable than men) and EmotionlessGirl.

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Compare TheOphelia which is about genuine insanity. Often prone to InelegantBlubbering. May involve [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan Get a Hold of Yourself, Woman!]] to correct. Compare ScreamingWoman and AllPeriodsArePMS (for when the character's reaction is dismissed as hormones acting up). For situations when those hormones were thought to have supernatural implications, see MenstrualMenace. See also AllWomenAreLustful, for when her "irrationality" was thought to make her [[SexIsEvil morally weaker]]. Contrast WomenAreWiser (where women are depicted as ''more'' rational and emotionally stable than men) and EmotionlessGirl.
21st Jul '17 8:44:01 AM angie710
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Compare TheOphelia which is about genuine insanity. Often prone to InelegantBlubbering. May involve [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan Get a Hold of Yourself, Woman!]] to correct. Compare ScreamingWoman and AllPeriodsArePMS (for when the character's reaction is dismissed as hormones acting up). Contrast WomenAreWiser (where women are depicted as ''more'' rational and emotionally stable than men) and EmotionlessGirl.

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Compare TheOphelia which is about genuine insanity. Often prone to InelegantBlubbering. May involve [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan Get a Hold of Yourself, Woman!]] to correct. Compare ScreamingWoman and AllPeriodsArePMS (for when the character's reaction is dismissed as hormones acting up). For situations when those hormones were thought to have supernatural implications, see MenstrualMenace. Contrast WomenAreWiser (where women are depicted as ''more'' rational and emotionally stable than men) and EmotionlessGirl.
21st Apr '17 4:04:28 AM Marr965
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** There's also the fact that her level in badass involves [[spoiler:having the Jägermonsters as effectively her private army]]. You're going to become FAR less hysterical when you realise that they [[spoiler:work for you because they actually WANT you to succeed]].
18th Apr '17 7:30:34 PM JoeMerl
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* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', [[MentorMascot Kyubey]] explains that the reason that his species [[DealWithTheDevil make contracts]] with girls, and specifically ''teenage'' girls, is because they're the most emotional kind of human. [[spoiler:Specifically, they have the most dramatic reversals between hope and despair, which provides the emotional energy that Kyubey is collecting]].

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* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', [[MentorMascot Kyubey]] explains that the reason that his species [[DealWithTheDevil make contracts]] with girls, and specifically ''teenage'' girls, is because they're the most emotional kind of human. [[spoiler:Specifically, they have the most dramatic reversals between hope and despair, which provides provide the emotional energy that Kyubey is collecting]].
18th Apr '17 7:29:16 PM JoeMerl
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* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', Kyubey only makes contracts with girls because of this trope. [[spoiler: Girls tend to be more emotional than boys, and they're more likely to wish for something that they think will get them what they want instead of wishing for it directly. And that suits his needs just fine: the sooner they fall to despair, the faster they become Witches, and all the more energy for him to harvest.]]

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* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', Kyubey only makes contracts [[MentorMascot Kyubey]] explains that the reason that his species [[DealWithTheDevil make contracts]] with girls girls, and specifically ''teenage'' girls, is because of this trope. [[spoiler: Girls tend to be more emotional than boys, and they're more likely to wish for something that the most emotional kind of human. [[spoiler:Specifically, they think will get them what they want instead of wishing for it directly. And that suits his needs just fine: have the sooner they fall to most dramatic reversals between hope and despair, which provides the faster they become Witches, and all the more emotional energy for him to harvest.]]that Kyubey is collecting]].
13th Apr '17 6:33:03 AM erforce
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* This trope is hilariously spoofed in ''Film/{{Airplane}}'', with a long line of passengers [[RightOnQueue lining up]] to [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slap the hysterical woman]], with increasingly lethal weapons.
* The gag is recycled in ''Film/AirplaneIITheSequel'' when the same woman testifies on [[TheHero Ted Stryker's]] behalf in a KangarooCourt -- the memory of her hysterics sends her into a fresh episode of hysterics, which prompts the members of the court to line up to beat it out of her.

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* The ''Airplane'' duology:
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This trope is hilariously spoofed in ''Film/{{Airplane}}'', with a long line of passengers [[RightOnQueue lining up]] to [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slap the hysterical woman]], with increasingly lethal weapons.
* ** The gag is recycled in ''Film/AirplaneIITheSequel'' when the same woman testifies on [[TheHero Ted Stryker's]] behalf in a KangarooCourt -- the memory of her hysterics sends her into a fresh episode of hysterics, which prompts the members of the court to line up to beat it out of her.



* In ''TheFugitive'', as the US Marshals conduct a raid on a home looking for an escaped prisoner, his girlfriend begins shrieking and screaming. She stops briefly when he's shot, then starts up again almost immediately, leaving the unsympathetic, fed-up Gerard to point his gun at her and snap at her to "Shut up"

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* In ''TheFugitive'', ''Film/TheFugitive'', as the US Marshals conduct a raid on a home looking for an escaped prisoner, his girlfriend begins shrieking and screaming. She stops briefly when he's shot, then starts up again almost immediately, leaving the unsympathetic, fed-up Gerard to point his gun at her and snap at her to "Shut up"



* In ''MurderOnTheOrientExpress'', Mrs. Hubbard goes through this a few times. First is when the supposed murderer escapes into her room after murdering Mr. Ratchett, then when she discovers the murder weapon in her sponge bag. [[spoiler: It's an act.]]

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* In ''MurderOnTheOrientExpress'', ''Literature/MurderOnTheOrientExpress'', Mrs. Hubbard goes through this a few times. First is when the supposed murderer escapes into her room after murdering Mr. Ratchett, then when she discovers the murder weapon in her sponge bag. [[spoiler: It's an act.]]
26th Feb '17 11:37:01 PM BURGINABC
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Not to worry. Such hysteria is easily cured with a good slap on the face.

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Not to worry. Such hysteria is easily cured with a [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan good slap on the face.
face.]]
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