History Main / PaedoHunt

17th Jan '16 1:43:24 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' lampshades this trope with [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/215/ Kitty Photographer]].

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* The ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' lampshades this trope with [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/215/ Kitty Photographer]]. A man lines up a photograph of his cat, but as he takes the picture, his toddler son runs across the shot while nude. When the film is developed, the developers are outraged and call the police, leading to the man's arrest and brutal beating by his cellmates.
16th Jan '16 1:28:53 PM SeptimusHeap
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* The ''ComicStrip/PerryBibleFellowship'' lampshades this trope with [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/215/ Kitty Photographer]].

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* The ''ComicStrip/PerryBibleFellowship'' ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' lampshades this trope with [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/215/ Kitty Photographer]].
4th Oct '15 11:48:20 PM SeptimusHeap
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* In an episode of ''Series/BeingHuman'', [[FriendlyNeighbourhoodVampire Mitchell]] mistakes one of his unlabeled discs of "vampire porn" for a ''Creator/LaurelAndHardy'' movie, and lends it out to one of the neighborhood boys. The result is a ''massive'' pedo hunt, complete with (misspelled) graffiti, eggings, angry mobs and being spat in the face.

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* In an episode of ''Series/BeingHuman'', ''Series/BeingHumanUK'', [[FriendlyNeighbourhoodVampire Mitchell]] mistakes one of his unlabeled discs of "vampire porn" for a ''Creator/LaurelAndHardy'' movie, and lends it out to one of the neighborhood boys. The result is a ''massive'' pedo hunt, complete with (misspelled) graffiti, eggings, angry mobs and being spat in the face.
9th Sep '15 7:31:28 PM Willbyr
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* One story arc of ''BatmanAndTheOutsiders'' has Arsenal and Co. teaming up with [[SpecialGuest John Walsh]] to hunt down a massive organized paedophile/child prostitution/slavery operation. The arc began with one of the female team members admitting to have been a captive of this gang during her teenage years.

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* One story arc of ''BatmanAndTheOutsiders'' ''ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders'' has Arsenal and Co. teaming up with [[SpecialGuest John Walsh]] to hunt down a massive organized paedophile/child prostitution/slavery operation. The arc began with one of the female team members admitting to have been a captive of this gang during her teenage years.
17th Aug '15 1:21:36 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The bulk of ''Film/TheHunt'' is about a CloseKnitCommunity turning on a member they mistakenly believe to be a child molester.
7th Aug '15 8:44:23 AM SeptimusHeap
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* [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] in a skit on ''Series/TheWhitestKidsUKnow'': Trevor [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop sings a song]] to a group of [[HarmfulToMinors children]] titled [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNR-x1net-A Get a New Daddy]], teaching them that if their father annoys them, they can [[WoundedGazelleGambit lie about him molesting them]] to send them away and get a new one.
8th Jul '15 1:27:43 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Though it was only revealed retroactively, the seduction of [[Franchise/SpiderMan Gwen Stacy by Norman Osborn]] may qualify. While there was no hunt on him for that reason, it did stir up the hate for him.
25th Mar '15 12:16:33 PM SeptimusHeap
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Nothing better to whip up some outrage in your story than making the bad guy a paedophile. More cynical works about this trope will often note that getting people whipped up into a mob-frenzy -- over any subject, but particularly one as emotive and genuinely shocking as this -- can be a very good way to distract and manipulate them.

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Nothing better to whip up some outrage in your story than making the bad guy a paedophile.child molester. More cynical works about this trope will often note that getting people whipped up into a mob-frenzy -- over any subject, but particularly one as emotive and genuinely shocking as this -- can be a very good way to distract and manipulate them.
24th Mar '15 12:53:13 AM Ironeye
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* The ''ComicStrip/PerryBibleFellowship'' lampshades this trope with [[http://pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF215-Kitty_Photographer.jpg Kitty Photographer]].

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* The ''ComicStrip/PerryBibleFellowship'' lampshades this trope with [[http://pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF215-Kitty_Photographer.jpg [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/215/ Kitty Photographer]].
24th Nov '14 4:36:46 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''Series/CriminalMinds'' has this occur in the episode "A Shade of Gray" where, after prodding by the local sheriff, the team arrests a local known pedophile for the murder of the six year old victim. They later find out the sheriff planted evidence leading them to the man to cover up [[spoiler: that the boy was killed by his ten year old brother]] to spare the parents some pain.
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