History Main / OverProtectiveDad

25th Apr '16 1:26:25 PM ChaoticNovelist
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There is no overlap with this trope and PapaWolf. If it belongs in the later then don't put it here. However, this trope might overlap with KnightTemplarParent if the dad goes to dangerous extremes in their overprotectiveness.

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There is no overlap with this trope and PapaWolf. If it belongs in the later then don't put it here. The same person can be both at different times but those times are ''different''. However, this trope might overlap with KnightTemplarParent if the dad goes to dangerous extremes in their overprotectiveness.
25th Apr '16 1:25:30 PM ChaoticNovelist
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Ironically, if he has a son, he may even applaud or [[{{Hypocrite}} encourage him if he treats girls in the]] [[DoubleStandard exact way he doesn't want other guys to treat his own daughter.]]

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Ironically, if he has a son, he may even applaud or [[{{Hypocrite}} encourage him if he treats girls in the]] [[DoubleStandard exact way he doesn't want other guys to treat his own daughter.]]



{{Gender Flip}}s are less common; I.E. fathers more concerned about the girls/women their '''sons''' date. This is due to the breaking down of [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale female-on-male abuse]] and [[ChristmasCake cougars]] (i.e. older women dating younger men), so it is TruthInTelevision in a way. And of course, there's also the "mothers being overprotective over their sons/daughters" kind of genderflips.

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{{Gender Flip}}s are less common; I.E. fathers more concerned about the girls/women their '''sons''' date. This is due to the breaking down of [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale female-on-male abuse]] and [[ChristmasCake cougars]] (i.e. older women dating younger men), so it is TruthInTelevision in a way. And of course, there's There's also the "mothers being overprotective over their sons/daughters" kind of genderflips.
genderflips.

There is no overlap with this trope and PapaWolf. If it belongs in the later then don't put it here. However, this trope might overlap with KnightTemplarParent if the dad goes to dangerous extremes in their overprotectiveness.



* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'':
** [[spoiler: Harry Dresden]]. When his daughter is kidnapped in ''Literature/{{Changes}}'', although it wasn't his original plan, [[spoiler:he wipes out an entire RACE OF VAMPIRES WITH THE SPELL THEY WERE PLANNING ON USING HER FOR.]] Under the circumstances it's understandable. ([[spoiler:[[OurVampiresAreDifferent Red Court vampires]] are monsters, so wiping them out isn't all that bad. They were in an open war with wizards at the time. And at that minute, Harry had no other option.]]) ItMakesSenseInContext.
** Michael is arguably a better example of this trope. Michael's composure and decorum are almost saintly; he's a Knight Templar (''not'' the trope) with IncorruptiblePurePureness. He uses minimal force against actual demons and shows mercy when they're defeated, even if they're being a SmugSnake. The only thing that ever makes him get aggressive, or threaten a defeated opponent, or [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking swear]] is an AntiVillain who's holding Michael's daughter hostage.
23rd Apr '16 1:22:00 PM totoofze47
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** For a surrogate father example, the LivingToy Thunder Soldier was extremely protective of his surrogate daughter Rebecca when she was a child, protecting her both from serious threats like kidnappers and from minor things like boys asking her out. Though he lost those overprotective traits as she grew up.
20th Apr '16 2:05:21 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* Fujioka "Ranka" Ryouji, Haruhi's father in ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub''. Or he could just be a sociopath, he did recognize Tamaki. Though considering that Ryouji '''has''' been raising Haruhi alone ever since the death of Kotoko... The trope also applies to Tamaki himself in his guise as Haruhi's 'father'.

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* ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'': Fujioka "Ranka" Ryouji, Haruhi's father in ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub''. Or he could just be a sociopath, he did recognize Tamaki. Though considering that Ryouji '''has''' Ryouji's been raising Haruhi alone ever since the death of Kotoko...his wife, Kotoko, so he can be possessive at times. The trope also applies to Tamaki himself in his guise as Haruhi's 'father'. Cue comical conflict between the two while Haruhi snarks from a distance.
20th Apr '16 2:01:28 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* ''Literature/{{Lolita}}'' takes the UnfortunateImplications with this trope as far as they will go; the reason Humbert Humbert doesn't like his adoptive daughter being with other boys (or men) is because he wants her for himself.

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* ''Literature/{{Lolita}}'' takes the UnfortunateImplications with this trope as far as they will go; in combination with GreenEyedMonster; the reason Humbert Humbert doesn't like his adoptive daughter being with other boys (or men) is because he wants her for himself.



* ''Series/{{Eureka}}'''s Sheriff Jack Carter is a prime example. He's supposed to be a likeable protagonist, but when he interacts with his daughter... scary. Scary as in "she will need psychological help someday soon" scary. At the end of one episode, he ''handcuffed'' her to keep her from ''talking'' to a boy. And it was played for ''laughs''... [[UnfortunateImplications Hmmm.]] Considering how she's implied to have acted before coming to him, that's a fairly understandable level of caution. Besides, he gets much better about that whole thing later on as she gets a bit older and more mature. At one point, we think the APB he's been given is about the Mystery of the Week as he rushes off... to confront his fifteen-year-old daughter who is wanted on charges of credit card fraud to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars. All through the first season it was played with, as his being protecting her from the law (he ''is'' in the business of "law enforcement" after all). After that he started to relax as she became more comfortable and began to fit into the town. To the point that he has not voiced any problems with Zoey and her boyfriend going to colleges in the same city ''on the other side of the country'' from Eureka. When he walks in on them being... intimate, his only reaction is "now my day is complete" and then turns to work on the issue of the week. At the end of the episode it is commented on his self-restraint not making any threats while they are making out in public.

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* ''Series/{{Eureka}}'''s Sheriff Jack Carter is a prime example. He's supposed to be a likeable protagonist, but when he interacts with his daughter... scary. Scary as in "she will need psychological help someday soon" scary. At the end of one episode, he ''handcuffed'' her to keep her from ''talking'' to a boy. And boy, and it was played for ''laughs''... [[UnfortunateImplications Hmmm.]] Considering ''laughs''. However, considering how she's implied to have acted before coming to him, that's it was a fairly understandable level of caution. Besides, he He gets much better about that whole thing later on as she gets a bit older and more mature. At one point, we think the APB he's been given is about the Mystery of the Week as he rushes off... to confront his fifteen-year-old daughter who is wanted on charges of credit card fraud to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars. All through the first season it was played with, as his being protecting her from the law (he ''is'' in the business of "law enforcement" after all). After that he started to relax as she became more comfortable and began to fit into the town. To the point that he has not voiced any problems with Zoey and her boyfriend going to colleges in the same city ''on the other side of the country'' from Eureka. When he walks in on them being... intimate, his only reaction is "now my day is complete" and then turns to work on the issue of the week. At the end of the episode it is commented on his self-restraint not making any threats while they are making out in public.
15th Apr '16 5:28:41 AM Kitch
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* In ''Webcomic/SandraAndWoo'', [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2012/05/17/0377-serious-talk/ Ivan tells Landon, very omninously, that if he wants to date his daughter, there are a few things he should know.]] Then it subverts it by having him give actual advice and saying that he makes a better boyfriend than some thug.

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* In ''Webcomic/SandraAndWoo'', [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2012/05/17/0377-serious-talk/ Ivan tells Landon, very omninously, that if he wants to date his daughter, there are a few things he should know.]] Then it subverts {{subvert|ed}}s it by having him give actual advice and saying that he makes a better advice.
-->'''Landon:''' Wow, thanks for the tips.\\
'''Ivan:''' Better you as her
boyfriend than some thug.
24th Mar '16 2:23:34 PM nombretomado
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%%** ''CoronationStreet''
%%** ''{{Emmerdale}}'' however, still plays this straight with Cain Dingle.

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%%** ''CoronationStreet''
''Series/CoronationStreet''
%%** ''{{Emmerdale}}'' ''Series/{{Emmerdale}}'' however, still plays this straight with Cain Dingle.
23rd Mar '16 1:11:48 PM redandready45
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* ''FanFic/ChristmasWithACorduroy'': Lynda Pines, [[WesternAnimaton/GravityFalls Dipper and Mabel's]] mother, is a rare female example, and in a non-romantic context. An extremely wound-up woman, after hearing the Pines' twins stories about [[ActionGirl Wendy]], Lynda immediately concludes that she is a bad influence. She ''very'' reluctantly allows Wendy into her home for Christmas, and spends much of the story badgering her and treating her like a criminal. [[spoiler: After she goes too far, Lynda admits to Wendy that Dipper and Mabel were [[AdultFear born two months early, which left them in a critical condition]], and still fears she could lose them]].
18th Feb '16 3:19:15 AM thatmadork
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** True to form, in his brief appearance in the Volume 3 epilogue, he [[spoiler:stays by both of his injured and exhausted daughters' beds and cares for them, bringing them breakfast and gets very upset when Qrow enters Ruby's room and expresses his wishes to talk to Ruby alone. He also panics when he finds out that Ruby has run away from home]]. {{Good Parent|s}} 101.
15th Feb '16 10:12:11 AM GothicProphet
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* In the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' fanfic ''FanFic/{{Moratorium}}'', Sirius Black is an overprotective uncle for Harry.
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