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* While ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' was a massive hit worldwide, the cartoon was not well-received back in the setting (and duo Trey Parker and Matt Stone's home state) of Colorado. [[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/south-park-20-years-history-trey-parker-matt-stone-928212 until 2008, where it took eleven years for the state to proudly embrace their setting]].
9th Sep '16 3:40:19 PM StFan
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Compare AllOfTheOtherReindeer, {{Ungrateful Bastard}}s, WhatHaveYouDoneForMeLately, and MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales. The opposite of AHeroToHisHometown

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Compare AllOfTheOtherReindeer, {{Ungrateful Bastard}}s, WhatHaveYouDoneForMeLately, and MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales. The opposite of AHeroToHisHometownAHeroToHisHometown.



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* In the longest and most bizarre ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' storyline, Charlie Brown goes to summer camp [[ItMakesSenseInContext wearing a paper sack over his head]]. He immediately is the most popular person there and gets elected camp president, leading him to quote the Biblical passage in the page quote when describing the situation.
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* In the "TotalDramaComebackSeries," everyone at [[ExtrovertedNerd Cody]]'s school [[TeensAreMonsters mocked him]] both for [[IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy losing Gwen to Trent]] and getting mauled by a bear in TDI. So naturally, he never bothered to look up the show online and see how much the millions of fans were making fun of him...and thus didn't realize that he was actually the show's EnsembleDarkhorse and had legions of fangirls.

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* In the "TotalDramaComebackSeries," everyone at [[ExtrovertedNerd [[ExtravertedNerd Cody]]'s school [[TeensAreMonsters mocked him]] both for [[IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy losing Gwen to Trent]] and getting mauled by a bear in TDI. So naturally, he never bothered to look up the show online and see how much the millions of fans were making fun of him...and thus didn't realize that he was actually the show's EnsembleDarkhorse and had legions of fangirls.



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* One of the stories in ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal'' was about a nerdy kid from Earth (or at least, a planet that seems to be more Earth-like than most of the planets in that film) is transported to a different planet and given a [[OlderAlterEgo completely different physical appearance]] and basically becomes a [[BigDamnHeroes huge hero]]. He has absolutely no interest in returning home.
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* One of the stories in ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal'' was about a nerdy kid from Earth (or at least, a planet that seems to be more Earth-like than most of the planets in that film) is transported to a different planet and given a [[OlderAlterEgo completely different physical appearance]] and basically becomes a [[BigDamnHeroes huge hero]]. He has absolutely no interest in returning home.



* ''Series/DoctorWho''. The Doctor. Saves the multiverse more times than he can count, but is still looked upon as a wanted criminal for much of his life (except for those few times he's been elected President of Gallifrey, but even then it ends up with him being charged with treason or some such). Things got so bad that at one point [[LaserGuidedAmnesia the Time Lords wiped the Doctor's mind]], [[TheNthDoctor forced him to regenerate]], and exiled him to Earth with a TARDIS that was sabotaged and rendered useless. Even after he saved Gallifrey from a FateWorseThanDeath, the ungrateful so-and-sos still merely gave him his memory back and allowed him use of the TARDIS -- when he went back to Gallifrey, he was still made prime suspect number one in the assassination of the President of the Time Lords... And that's not even counting the later time when he was put on trial for his life...

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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. ''Series/DoctorWho'':
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The Doctor. Saves the multiverse more times than he can count, but is still looked upon as a wanted criminal for much of his life (except for those few times he's been elected President of Gallifrey, but even then it ends up with him being charged with treason or some such). Things got so bad that at one point [[LaserGuidedAmnesia the Time Lords wiped the Doctor's mind]], [[TheNthDoctor forced him to regenerate]], and exiled him to Earth with a TARDIS that was sabotaged and rendered useless. Even after he saved Gallifrey from a FateWorseThanDeath, the ungrateful so-and-sos still merely gave him his memory back and allowed him use of the TARDIS -- when he went back to Gallifrey, he was still made prime suspect number one in the assassination of the President of the Time Lords... And that's not even counting the later time when he was put on trial for his life...



** Cameron Mitchell returns to his hometown for one episode. While no one thinks he's evil or a criminal or anything, no one really knows what's going on at the SGC, and they basically remember him as the football player who came back with a weird girlfriend and is the reason they all have to sign confidentiality agreements.

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** Cameron Mitchell returns to his hometown for one episode. While no one no-one thinks he's evil or a criminal or anything, no one no-one really knows what's going on at the SGC, and they basically remember him as the football player who came back with a weird girlfriend and is the reason they all have to sign confidentiality agreements.



--> You with the heart of the USA
--> And me with the spite of a small English town

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--> You -->''You with the heart of the USA
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USA\\
And me with the spite of a small English towntown''



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* In the longest and most bizarre ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' storyline, Charlie Brown goes to summer camp [[ItMakesSenseInContext wearing a paper sack over his head]]. He immediately is the most popular person there and gets elected camp president, leading him to quote the Biblical passage in the page quote when describing the situation.
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** In [[VideoGame/{{Fallout1}} the first game]], you'll visit several settlements throughout your quest to same your home Vault 13. Depending on your actions, you may make quite a few friends and even become regarded as a local saviour. But no matter what you do, in the end [[spoiler:you are still banished from the home you fought so hard to save because you have become too different]].
** In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'', most of the other residents of your home Vault 101 shun you. Eventually, The Overseer of the vault will even try to have you killed, forcing you to flee from your home. At one point, you can briefly to return to Vault 101 which is now facing major hardships and they blame it all on you (which, depending on what you did during your escape, [[StrawmanHasAPoint may be somewhat justified]]). You are given the opportunity to set things right again and redeem yourself in their eyes, but even if you do, you are still banished forever once again (with a CallBack to the speech in the original ''Fallout'' to boot).
* ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda''

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** In [[VideoGame/{{Fallout1}} [[VideoGame/Fallout1 the first game]], you'll visit several settlements throughout your quest to same your home Vault 13. Depending on your actions, you may make quite a few friends and even become regarded as a local saviour. But no matter what you do, in the end [[spoiler:you are still banished from the home you fought so hard to save because you have become too different]].
** In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'', ''VideoGame/Fallout3'', most of the other residents of your home Vault 101 shun you. Eventually, The Overseer of the vault will even try to have you killed, forcing you to flee from your home. At one point, you can briefly to return to Vault 101 which is now facing major hardships and they blame it all on you (which, depending on what you did during your escape, [[StrawmanHasAPoint may be somewhat justified]]). You are given the opportunity to set things right again and redeem yourself in their eyes, but even if you do, you are still banished forever once again (with a CallBack to the speech in the original ''Fallout'' to boot).
* ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda''''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'':



* In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', the Dwarf Commoner is in the underclass. After you join the Grey Wardens and are treated with respect by most of Ferelden, you eventually return to the dwarf kingdom and are ''still'' treated like a no good "duster" by most of the townsfolk. The Shaperate of the Memories even states that despite living there for most of their life and having the brand on their face to prove it, any belief they have previously visited Orzammar is ''delusion'' on their part since Casteless do ''[[{{UnPerson}} not]]'' exist.

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* In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', the ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'':
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Dwarf Commoner is in the underclass. After you join the Grey Wardens and are treated with respect by most of Ferelden, you eventually return to the dwarf kingdom and are ''still'' treated like a no good "duster" by most of the townsfolk. The Shaperate of the Memories even states that despite living there for most of their life and having the brand on their face to prove it, any belief they have previously visited Orzammar is ''delusion'' on their part since Casteless do ''[[{{UnPerson}} not]]'' exist.



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* In ''SerpamiaFlare'', Cain reveals in Chapter Three that he bears the mark of banishment from his hometown, the Holy Capital.

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* In ''SerpamiaFlare'', ''Webcomic/SerpamiaFlare'', Cain reveals in Chapter Three that he bears the mark of banishment from his hometown, the Holy Capital.



* In the live-action TV movie of ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'', the titular character spends most of the time having to get over this.

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* In the live-action TV movie of ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'', ''WesternAnimation/Ben10'', the titular character spends most of the time having to get over this.



* In the ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode "The Duh Vinci Code", it turns out Leonard Da Vinci is an alien from a planet on which, by their hyper-intelligent standards, he's considered an idiot.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':
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In the ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode "The Duh Vinci Code", it turns out Leonard Da Vinci is an alien from a planet on which, by their hyper-intelligent standards, he's considered an idiot.



* On ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' Spike's a ButtMonkey in Ponyville, but as shown in the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E24EquestriaGames Equestria Games]]", in the Crystal Empire, he's the most admired and respected hero. The rest of the cast don't fair much better in that town either; even after saving all of Equestria multiple times they're basically treated no differently than anyone else and, if ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E19PuttingYourHoofDown Putting Your Hoof Down]]'' is a clue, treated quite shabbily for no real reason at times. [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation It's enough to make you wonder if Ponyville just happens to be full of colossal jerks]].

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* On ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' Spike's a ButtMonkey in Ponyville, but as shown in the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E24EquestriaGames Equestria Games]]", in the Crystal Empire, he's the most admired and respected hero. The rest of the cast don't fair much better in that town either; even after saving all of Equestria multiple times they're basically treated no differently than anyone else and, if ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E19PuttingYourHoofDown "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E19PuttingYourHoofDown Putting Your Hoof Down]]'' Down]]" is a clue, treated quite shabbily for no real reason at times. [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation It's enough to make you wonder if Ponyville just happens to be full of colossal jerks]].
23rd Jun '16 9:43:48 AM JamesAustin
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* The British Prime Minister UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher is internationally seen as an important stateswoman. Magazine/TimeMagazine even listed her among the most influential people of the 20th century. In the United Kingdom however she is a highly divisive if not unpopular figure. In a list of the ''100 Worst Britons'' she was number 3 (compare this to her position in the list with [[Series/OneHundredGreatestBritons 100 Greatest Britons]]: #16). The point was driven across after her death, when some people in England hailed her as a hero, while an equal amount of others actually celebrated her death in the streets. However, many outside the UK, or people within the UK who weren't affected by her policies, do not realise how much damage she actually did to the UK, or simply don't care. It's not simply a case of being divisive, it's a case of ignorance.
** Just how unpopular is she in Britain, you ask? On the week of her death, ''Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead'' was the number one song for UK iTunes.

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* The British Prime Minister UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher is internationally seen as an important stateswoman. Magazine/TimeMagazine even listed her among the most influential people of the 20th century. In the United Kingdom however she is a highly divisive if not unpopular figure. In a list of the ''100 Worst Britons'' she was number 3 (compare this to her position in the list with [[Series/OneHundredGreatestBritons 100 Greatest Britons]]: #16). The point was driven across after her death, when some people in England hailed her as a hero, while an equal amount of others actually celebrated her death in the streets. However, many outside the UK, or people within the UK who weren't affected by her policies, do not realise how much damage she actually did to the UK, or simply don't care. It's not simply a case of being divisive, it's a case of ignorance.
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Just how unpopular is she in Britain, you ask? On the week of her death, ''Ding Dong, "Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead'' Dead" was the number one song for UK iTunes.



* Following his departure for the Miami Heat in 2010, [=LeBron=] James' popularity took a huge hit in his home state of Ohio, where he previously played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He tended to get booed whenever the Heat played the Cavs in Cleveland...but then he returned to the Cavaliers and his hometown. Fans were somewhat split on that (ok, he came back, but does that excuse his initial treason?)...
** ...until the 2016 Finals, in which he led the Cavs to the first title for any major Cleveland sports team in ''over 50 years''.[[note]]The city's last title had been by the Cleveland Browns in 1964. ''[=LeBron's=] mother wasn't even born then''.[[/note]]

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* Following his departure for the Miami Heat in 2010, [=LeBron=] James' popularity took a huge hit in his home state of Ohio, where he previously played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He tended to get booed whenever the Heat played the Cavs in Cleveland...but then he returned to the Cavaliers and his hometown. Fans were somewhat split on that (ok, (OK, he came back, but does that excuse his initial treason?)...
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treason?)...until the 2016 Finals, in which he led the Cavs to the first title for any major Cleveland sports team in ''over 50 years''.[[note]]The city's last title had been by the Cleveland Browns in 1964. ''[=LeBron's=] mother [=LeBron's=] ''mother'' wasn't even born then''.then.[[/note]]
23rd Jun '16 1:03:07 AM KYCubbie
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* Following his departure for the Miami Heat in 2010, [=LeBron=] James' popularity took a huge hit in his home state of Ohio, where he previously played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He tended to get booed whenever the Heat played the Cavs in Cleveland...but then he returned to the Cavaliers and his hometown. Fans are somewhat split on that (ok, he came back, but does that excuse his initial treason?).

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* Following his departure for the Miami Heat in 2010, [=LeBron=] James' popularity took a huge hit in his home state of Ohio, where he previously played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He tended to get booed whenever the Heat played the Cavs in Cleveland...but then he returned to the Cavaliers and his hometown. Fans are were somewhat split on that (ok, he came back, but does that excuse his initial treason?). treason?)...
** ...until the 2016 Finals, in which he led the Cavs to the first title for any major Cleveland sports team in ''over 50 years''.[[note]]The city's last title had been by the Cleveland Browns in 1964. ''[=LeBron's=] mother wasn't even born then''.[[/note]]



* Bjørk. She's legendary everywhere in the Euro-American sphere except for Iceland, where many people know her from childhood and know her family well. Many Icelanders would prefer that she went away to one of these places where people love her, and that foreigners would stop asking about her. (Iceland is a nation, sure, but its small population makes it more of a hometown.)

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* Bjørk.Music/{{Bjork}}. She's legendary everywhere in the Euro-American sphere except for Iceland, where many people know her from childhood and know her family well. Many Icelanders would prefer that she went away to one of these places where people love her, and that foreigners would stop asking about her. (Iceland is a nation, sure, but its small population makes it more of a hometown.)
20th Jun '16 9:50:38 PM 4444jdm
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Compare AllOfTheOtherReindeer, {{Ungrateful Bastard}}s, WhatHaveYouDoneForMeLately. The opposite of AHeroToHisHometown

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Compare AllOfTheOtherReindeer, {{Ungrateful Bastard}}s, WhatHaveYouDoneForMeLately.WhatHaveYouDoneForMeLately, and MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales. The opposite of AHeroToHisHometown
14th Jun '16 6:58:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* The reason [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Scrooge McDuck]]'s financial empire is based in America and not his native Scotland is this: when he returned to the Highlands with the explicit goal to base his financial empire in his family's ancestral village of [=MacDuich=] he found out that not only he had outgrown the rural and conservative Scotland, but also the [[LonelyAtTheTop local inhabitants treated him with contempt and outright hate out of envy]], prompting him to pack and go to a small American village named Duckburg and transform it into a metropolis.

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* ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse'':
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The reason [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Scrooge McDuck]]'s [=McDuck=]'s financial empire is based in America and not his native Scotland is this: when he returned to the Highlands with the explicit goal to base his financial empire in his family's ancestral village of [=MacDuich=] he found out that not only he had outgrown the rural and conservative Scotland, but also the [[LonelyAtTheTop local inhabitants treated him with contempt and outright hate out of envy]], prompting him to pack and go to a small American village named Duckburg and transform it into a metropolis.
5th May '16 9:36:55 AM Julia1984
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** In Matthew, Jesus goes back to Nazareth, where he grew up. His frigid reception causes him to {{lampshade|Hanging}} this trope. ''But Jesus said to them, "Only in his hometown and in his own house is a prophet without honor."'' Things don't go so well because, honestly, how seriously would you take your old neighbor if he suddenly showed up after years of living out of town, going on about how he's the son of God and the new age is at hand? To them, He was just "the carpenter's son."

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** In Matthew, Jesus goes back to Nazareth, where he grew up. His frigid reception causes him to {{lampshade|Hanging}} this trope. ''But Jesus said to them, "Only in his hometown and in his own house is a prophet without honor."'' Things don't go so well because, honestly, how seriously would you take your old neighbor if he suddenly showed up after years of living out of town, going on about how he's the son Son of God and the new age is at hand? To them, He was just "the carpenter's son."
18th Apr '16 9:58:44 AM FurryKef
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* The British Prime Minister UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher is internationally seen as an important stateswoman. Magazine/TimeMagazine even listed her among the most influential people of the 20th century. In the United Kingdom however she is a highly divisive if not unpopular figure. In a list of the ''100 Worst Britons'' she was number 3 (compare this to her position in the list with [[Series/OneHundredGreatestBritons 100 Greatest Britons]]: #16. The point was driven across after her death, when some people in England hailed her as a hero, while an equal amount of others actually celebrated her death in the streets. However, many outside the UK, or people within the UK who weren't affected by her policies, do not realise how much damage she actually did to the UK, or simply don't care. It's not simply a case of being divisive, it's a case of ignorance.

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* The British Prime Minister UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher is internationally seen as an important stateswoman. Magazine/TimeMagazine even listed her among the most influential people of the 20th century. In the United Kingdom however she is a highly divisive if not unpopular figure. In a list of the ''100 Worst Britons'' she was number 3 (compare this to her position in the list with [[Series/OneHundredGreatestBritons 100 Greatest Britons]]: #16.#16). The point was driven across after her death, when some people in England hailed her as a hero, while an equal amount of others actually celebrated her death in the streets. However, many outside the UK, or people within the UK who weren't affected by her policies, do not realise how much damage she actually did to the UK, or simply don't care. It's not simply a case of being divisive, it's a case of ignorance.
18th Apr '16 9:41:41 AM FurryKef
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* The entire Genre of Techno was founded in Detroit, MI; this is not widely known because techno was largely ignored at the time of its creation in America. It barely took root until producers went to Europe, where it exploded. While Techno has gained some recognition in Detroit, it pales in comparison to the attention R&B, Hip-Hop and Motown receive. To this day Techno still remains more popular abroad then at home.

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* The entire Genre of Techno was founded in Detroit, MI; this is not widely known because techno was largely ignored at the time of its creation in America. It barely took root until producers went to Europe, where it exploded. While Techno has gained some recognition in Detroit, it pales in comparison to the attention R&B, Hip-Hop and Motown receive. To this day Techno still remains more popular abroad then than at home.
12th Apr '16 4:05:24 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In the ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode "The Duh Vinci Code", it turns out Leonard Da Vinci is an alien from a planet on which he's considered an idiot.

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* In the ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode "The Duh Vinci Code", it turns out Leonard Da Vinci is an alien from a planet on which which, by their hyper-intelligent standards, he's considered an idiot.idiot.
** In "The Cryonic Woman", it's noted that Fry seems to fit in more in the 31st century than in his own time period.
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