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15th Aug '17 1:09:41 PM FactoidCow
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* Similarly, the black drill sergeant Calhoun from the HBO film ''Film/FirstTimeFelon'' is arguably given a SympatheticPOV. He despises the black juvenile felons because he hates that when "white people look at me, they see you instead...I love black people, but I ''hate'' niggers." He hates the stereotypes that they help perpetuate of decent black people like him. He despises the felons so much he intentionally undermines their rehabilitation by provoking them to hit him. He even goes as far to say "I'm never gonna let you get released back on the streets! I'm gonna lock up your children, and their children's children!" The character can definitely be interpreted and dissected in many different ways.

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* Similarly, the black drill sergeant Calhoun from the HBO film ''Film/FirstTimeFelon'' is arguably given a SympatheticPOV. He despises the black juvenile felons because he hates that when "white people look at me, they see you instead...I love black people, but I ''hate'' niggers." He [[StopBeingStereotypical hates the stereotypes that they help perpetuate of decent black people like him.him]]. He despises the felons so much he intentionally undermines their rehabilitation by provoking them to hit him. He even goes as far to say "I'm never gonna let you get released back on the streets! I'm gonna lock up your children, and their children's children!" The character can definitely be interpreted and dissected in many different ways.
7th Aug '17 6:33:13 PM VioletVisions
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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': Especially the early seasons often set up a dichotomy between conservative (''mildly'' racist, homophobic, sexist, etc.) Inspector Brackenreid on the one side, and progressive, liberal Dr. Ogden on the other, with Detective Murdoch in the middle. Though over the years, Brackenreid's attitude has improved a lot. Also, even Murdoch himself, for all that he's very polite and by instict [[Idealhero always leans to the side of least human misery]], was initially judgmental about homosexuality and women who had abortions, because he couldn't square these things with his Catholic faith. But he got over both prejudices quickly enough once faced with people who were actually affected.

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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': Especially the early seasons often set up a dichotomy between conservative (''mildly'' racist, homophobic, sexist, etc.) Inspector Brackenreid on the one side, and progressive, liberal Dr. Ogden on the other, with Detective Murdoch in the middle. Though over the years, Brackenreid's attitude has improved a lot. Also, even Murdoch himself, for all that he's very polite and by instict [[Idealhero [[IdealHero always leans to the side of least human misery]], was initially judgmental about homosexuality and women who had abortions, because he couldn't square these things with his Catholic faith. But he got over both prejudices quickly enough once faced with people who were actually affected.
7th Aug '17 6:32:38 PM VioletVisions
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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': Especially the early seasons often set up a dichotomy between conservative (''mildly'' racist, homophobic, sexist, etc.) Inspector Brackenreid on the one side, and progressive, liberal Dr. Ogden on the other, with Detective Murdoch in the middle. Though over the years, Brackenreid's attitude has improved a lot. Also, Murdoch himself, for all that he's very polite and by instict always leans to the side of least human misery, was initially judgmental about homosexuality and women who had abortions, because he couldn't square these things with his Catholic faith. But he got over both prejudices quickly enough once faced with people who were actually affected.

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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': Especially the early seasons often set up a dichotomy between conservative (''mildly'' racist, homophobic, sexist, etc.) Inspector Brackenreid on the one side, and progressive, liberal Dr. Ogden on the other, with Detective Murdoch in the middle. Though over the years, Brackenreid's attitude has improved a lot. Also, even Murdoch himself, for all that he's very polite and by instict [[Idealhero always leans to the side of least human misery, misery]], was initially judgmental about homosexuality and women who had abortions, because he couldn't square these things with his Catholic faith. But he got over both prejudices quickly enough once faced with people who were actually affected.
7th Aug '17 6:28:53 PM VioletVisions
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* For reasons of DeliberateValuesDissonance, ''Series/RipperStreet'' has Bennet Drake, who is somewhat homophobic (he gets better). And of course lots of other, minor police characters who are varying levels of racist or sexist. This serves to emphazise how much ahead of his time Inspector Reid (and Jackson) is on most social issues.
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': Especially the early seasons often set up a dichotomy between conservative (''mildly'' racist, homophobic, sexist, etc.) Inspector Brackenreid on the one side, and progressive, liberal Dr. Ogden on the other, with Detective Murdoch in the middle. Though over the years, Brackenreid's attitude has improved a lot. Also, Murdoch himself, for all that he's very polite and by instict always leans to the side of least human misery, was initially judgmental about homosexuality and women who had abortions, because he couldn't square these things with his Catholic faith. But he got over both prejudices quickly enough once faced with people who were actually affected.
12th Jul '17 3:20:04 AM Ereiam
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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': Despite his overt hostility towards the token bunny protagonist Judy Hopps who was put on the police force for political reasons, Chief Bogo genuinely cares about helping the [[FunnyAnimals animals]] of Zootopia. [[spoiler: The real twist is that Judy herself is carrying some pretty bigoted ideas about predators herself.]]

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': Despite his overt hostility towards the token bunny protagonist Judy Hopps who was put on the police force for political reasons, Chief Bogo genuinely cares about helping the [[FunnyAnimals animals]] of Zootopia. [[spoiler: The real twist is that Judy herself is [[InnocentBigot carrying some pretty bigoted ideas ideas]] about predators herself.]]
1st Jun '17 7:39:07 PM nombretomado
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* In the later Literature/WheelOfTime books, some of the [[DoesNotLikeMen Red Ajah]] members are portrayed more like this, viewing men (and male channelers) more sympathetically than the Reds portrayed earlier in the series (while still not necessarily ''liking'' them), [[spoiler: especially after Saidin is cleansed, and the Red Ajah's entire purpose needs to be reevaluated.]]

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* In the later Literature/WheelOfTime books, books of ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', some of the [[DoesNotLikeMen Red Ajah]] members are portrayed more like this, viewing men (and male channelers) more sympathetically than the Reds portrayed earlier in the series (while still not necessarily ''liking'' them), [[spoiler: especially after Saidin is cleansed, and the Red Ajah's entire purpose needs to be reevaluated.]]
28th May '17 11:28:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* Similarly, the black drill sergeant Calhoun from the HBO film ''First Time Felon'' is arguably given a SympatheticPOV. He despises the black juvenile felons because he hates that when "white people look at me, they see you instead...I love black people, but I ''hate'' niggers." He hates the stereotypes that they help perpetuate of decent black people like him. He despises the felons so much he intentionally undermines their rehabilitation by provoking them to hit him. He even goes as far to say "I'm never gonna let you get released back on the streets! I'm gonna lock up your children, and their children's children!" The character can definitely be interpreted and dissected in many different ways.

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* Similarly, the black drill sergeant Calhoun from the HBO film ''First Time Felon'' ''Film/FirstTimeFelon'' is arguably given a SympatheticPOV. He despises the black juvenile felons because he hates that when "white people look at me, they see you instead...I love black people, but I ''hate'' niggers." He hates the stereotypes that they help perpetuate of decent black people like him. He despises the felons so much he intentionally undermines their rehabilitation by provoking them to hit him. He even goes as far to say "I'm never gonna let you get released back on the streets! I'm gonna lock up your children, and their children's children!" The character can definitely be interpreted and dissected in many different ways.
3rd Mar '17 2:54:27 PM Moonstreak
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'''Harry Callahan''': Especially spics.

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'''Harry Callahan''': [[EspeciallyZoidberg Especially spics.]]
8th Jan '17 12:35:58 PM nombretomado
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* Officer Pete "Shock Headed Peter" Cheney of ''TopTen'' is extremely hateful of robots, largely referring to them with the offensive FantasticSlur "clicker." The ''Forty Niners'' prequel features Adam "The Spirit of '76" Pure, who hates robots, vampires, and everyone who isn't white (excepting vampires) -- though these were much more popular sentiments in 1949.

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* Officer Pete "Shock Headed Peter" Cheney of ''TopTen'' ''ComicBook/TopTen'' is extremely hateful of robots, largely referring to them with the offensive FantasticSlur "clicker." The ''Forty Niners'' prequel features Adam "The Spirit of '76" Pure, who hates robots, vampires, and everyone who isn't white (excepting vampires) -- though these were much more popular sentiments in 1949.
24th Dec '16 7:30:49 AM falcon2484
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* A sci-fi twist in ''Film/AlienNation'', with Matt Sykes. As the film opens, he's merely annoyed by and contemptuous of Newcomers. Then, when his partner Tug is killed by one in "Slagtown," his casual bigotry becomes full-on hatred. It begins to dissipate when he comes to like and respect George, the Newcomer cop he requests to be partnered with so he can solve Tug's murder. By the end, the two are friends as well as partners, and Matt's view of Newcomers has improved considerably.

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* A sci-fi twist in ''Film/AlienNation'', with Matt Sykes. As the film opens, he's merely annoyed by and contemptuous of Newcomers. Then, when his partner Tug is killed by one in "Slagtown," his casual bigotry becomes full-on hatred. It begins to dissipate when he comes to like and respect George, the Newcomer cop he requests to be partnered with so he can solve Tug's murder. By the end, the two are friends as well as partners, and Matt's view of Newcomers has improved considerably.



* In ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'', Hank Henshaw is shown to have a distrust of aliens, though he is willingly to work with Supergirl to bring in more dangerous criminals. [[spoiler: Then again, the real Henshaw wasn't so noble and is dead, and the "Henshaw" Supergirl's been working with is the ComicBook/MartianMahunter and hence this is a disguise.]]

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* In ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'', Hank Henshaw is shown to have a distrust of aliens, though he is willingly to work with Supergirl to bring in more dangerous criminals. [[spoiler: Then again, the real Henshaw wasn't so noble and is dead, and the "Henshaw" Supergirl's been working with is the ComicBook/MartianMahunter ComicBook/MartianManhunter and hence this is a disguise.]]
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