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18th Feb '17 2:34:01 AM Fallingwater
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--> "Bros before hoes, man." *fistbump*

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--> -->'''House:''' "Bros before hoes, man." *fistbump*
18th Feb '17 2:33:30 AM Fallingwater
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* Gregory House, from [[Series/HouseMD the eponymous series]], is a highly educated man who - dealing with his fair share of street punks at his job and having been brought up in a military environment - is familiar with street slang. He uses it occasionally in an obvious comedic tone, but ''always'' impeccably.
--> "Bros before hoes, man." *fistbump*
7th Jan '17 2:55:20 PM nombretomado
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** This one is made even funnier in the German dub. Seeing an elderly woman converse with two afro-americans in a very thick Bavarian accent is hilarious.
** It's also Barbara Billingsley, a.k.a. June Cleaver from the most white-bread and square show ever, ''LeaveItToBeaver'', as the jive-talking lady.

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** This one is made even funnier in the German dub. Seeing an elderly woman converse with two afro-americans Afro-Americans in a very thick Bavarian accent is hilarious.
** It's also Barbara Billingsley, a.k.a. June Cleaver from the most white-bread and square show ever, ''LeaveItToBeaver'', ''Series/LeaveItToBeaver'', as the jive-talking lady.
2nd Jan '17 8:57:36 PM Xtifr
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** When Quinn is re-purposed into a ''{{Shaft}}''-esque spinoff

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** When Quinn is re-purposed into a ''{{Shaft}}''-esque ''Film/{{Shaft}}''-esque spinoff
6th Dec '16 4:14:22 AM tigerstar
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* In ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'', Gob has a ventriloquism act. He gives his puppet, Franklin, a jive turkey mode of speech, along with a slew of other racist characteristics.
30th Nov '16 1:00:40 PM Gosicrystal
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* If [[VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney Wocky Kitaki]] opens his mouth, this is what you're going to be reading. Incidentally, he's ''supposed'' to be a [[TheMafia gangster]] but mixes it up with "gangsta".

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* If [[VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney Wocky Kitaki]] Kitaki from ''VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney'' opens his mouth, this is what you're going to be reading. Incidentally, he's ''supposed'' to be a [[TheMafia gangster]] but mixes it up with "gangsta".
24th Nov '16 9:49:55 PM nombretomado
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* Played with in ''[[AustinPowers Goldmember]]'', where Austin Powers and his father Nigel Powers have a conversation nearly entirely in Cockney rhyming slang. Subtitles keep up for a while, but are eventually reduced to "[[EvenTheSubtitlerIsStumped ?????????????????]]...tea kettle!" Bonus points for Michael Caine being Cockney in real life.

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* Played with in ''[[AustinPowers ''[[Film/AustinPowersInGoldmember Goldmember]]'', where Austin Powers and his father Nigel Powers have a conversation nearly entirely in Cockney rhyming slang. Subtitles keep up for a while, but are eventually reduced to "[[EvenTheSubtitlerIsStumped ?????????????????]]...tea kettle!" Bonus points for Michael Caine being Cockney in real life.
15th Oct '16 4:21:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* Subverted in (original) ''Series/{{V}}'' with Elias Taylor talking in jive and his respectable brother, Benjamin, who talks in perfectly erudite English, tells to stop using such bad grammar in a "poor man's Richard Pryor act."

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* Subverted in (original) ''Series/{{V}}'' ''Series/{{V 1983}}'' with Elias Taylor talking in jive and his respectable brother, Benjamin, who talks in perfectly erudite English, tells to stop using such bad grammar in a "poor man's Richard Pryor act."
14th Oct '16 10:56:46 AM dpisel01
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The way to capitalize on this funny is to introduce a [[SoulBrotha hip, streetwise character]] who speaks entirely in an urban dialect that is almost (or entirely) incomprehensible by the suburban honkeys at whom the show is aimed.

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The way to capitalize on this funny is to introduce a [[SoulBrotha hip, streetwise character]] who speaks entirely in an a ridiculous urban dialect that is almost (or entirely) incomprehensible by the suburban honkeys "honkeys" at whom the show is aimed.



The lightest form of this will involve a character trying to high-five a "square" (or some other "hip" handshaking alternative), who is so unhip that he has no idea at all how to return the gesture. This at least is TruthInTelevision.

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The lightest form of this will involve a character trying to high-five a "square" (or some other "hip" handshaking alternative), who is so unhip that he has no idea at all how to return the gesture.gesture or does know but finds it ridiculous and annoying and only returns the gesture to avoid being rude. This at least is TruthInTelevision.



* '70s/'80s TV examples may be influenced by "{{Blaxploitation}}" films, which were often terrible in this respect. How the black actors managed to say that stuff with a straight face and not strangle the screenwriter is shocking sometimes.

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* '70s/'80s TV examples may be influenced by "{{Blaxploitation}}" films, which were often terrible in this respect. How the black actors managed to say that stuff with a straight face and not strangle the screenwriter is shocking sometimes.
12th Oct '16 2:11:06 PM DracMonster
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* Gelasia in ''Webcomic/GhostsAmongTheWildFlowers'' is usin' some of this when she's speakin', callin' things "jivin'" and cuttin' off the ends of her suffixes like this.
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