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29th Oct '16 5:16:35 PM thatmadork
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-->-- Ahlam, ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''

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-->-- Ahlam, '''Ahlam''', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''
29th Oct '16 5:16:22 PM thatmadork
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->''"After all, it is necessary to get behind someone before you can stab them in the back."''
-->-- '''Sir Humphrey''', ''Series/YesMinister''

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->''"After all, it is necessary to get behind someone before you can stab them in ->''"Looking for my husband, Nazeem? Try the back.Jarl's backside, that's usually where he stuffs himself these days."''
-->-- '''Sir Humphrey''', ''Series/YesMinister''
Ahlam, ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''
22nd Sep '16 8:40:28 PM nombretomado
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* Milburn Drysdale, president of the Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills, in ''TheBeverlyHillbillies''.

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* Milburn Drysdale, president of the Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills, in ''TheBeverlyHillbillies''.''Series/TheBeverlyHillbillies''.
23rd Aug '16 1:38:23 PM SomberCaelifera
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*** This is a paraphrasing of Rule of Acquisition #33: "It never hurts to suck up to the boss." Since the Ferengi treat the Rules as their version of TheBible, it can be said that this trope is part of their religion.

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*** ** This is a paraphrasing of Rule of Acquisition #33: "It never hurts to suck up to the boss." Since the Ferengi treat the Rules as their version of TheBible, it can be said that this trope is part of their religion.
27th Jul '16 6:11:29 PM nombretomado
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* CyranoDeBergerac: This is a more realistic, non villanous example: At Act II Scene VII, Cyrano [[DiscussedTrope discusses this trope]] with Le Bret, claiming that he will [[DefiedTrope defy it]]. It should be said that in TheCavalierYears and now, this is TruthInTelevision: An artist is always dependent of patronage.

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* CyranoDeBergerac: ''Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac'': This is a more realistic, non villanous example: At Act II Scene VII, Cyrano [[DiscussedTrope discusses this trope]] with Le Bret, claiming that he will [[DefiedTrope defy it]]. It should be said that in TheCavalierYears and now, this is TruthInTelevision: An artist is always dependent of patronage.
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* The Beadle in ''SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet''. Even to the point of helping his boss rape a totally innocent woman. Sadly cut (to a large extent anyway) in the most recent film, "Ladies and their Sensitivities" shows Bamford blatantly grovelling and ass-kissing the Judge.

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\n* The Beadle in ''SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet''.''Theatre/SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet''. Even to the point of helping his boss rape a totally innocent woman. Sadly cut (to a large extent anyway) in the most recent film, "Ladies and their Sensitivities" shows Bamford blatantly grovelling and ass-kissing the Judge.
18th Jun '16 1:20:28 PM SirVancelot131
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** Wrestling/PaulHeyman openly admitted to being this while on the announce team at Wrestlemania X-Seven when Wrestling/JimRoss called him out on supporting Vince a little too much during his match with Wrestling/ShaneMcMahon.
31st May '16 11:38:03 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* TransformersCybertron's Thunderblast is this meets MyGirlIsASlut. She doesn't want to be the most powerful, unlike most of the serious villains - she wants to have the ear (and maybe more) of the most powerful. YMMV on whether she is also a parody of MsFanservice.

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* TransformersCybertron's Anime/TransformersCybertron's Thunderblast is this meets MyGirlIsASlut. She doesn't want to be the most powerful, unlike most of the serious villains - she wants to have the ear (and maybe more) of the most powerful. YMMV on whether she is also a parody of MsFanservice.
9th May '16 6:47:49 AM MicoolTNT
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* The B-movie ''Circuitry Man'' (or possibly it was some other equally-forgettable flick) features a female {{Mook}} who is loyal to her "Boss", but cheerfully switches allegiance the instant her current employer gets killed; this happens two or three times in the course of the movie, and at the end, she survives to drive off into the sunset with Boss #4 or #5...
* Comedian Larry Miller is to Professional Butt Kissers what William Atherton and Christopher [=McDonald=] are to {{Smug Snake}}s; nobody does 'em better.

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* The B-movie ''Circuitry Man'' (or possibly it was some other equally-forgettable flick) features a female {{Mook}} who is loyal to her "Boss", but cheerfully switches allegiance the instant her current employer gets killed; this happens two or three times in the course of the movie, and at the end, she survives to drive off into the sunset with Boss #4 or #5...
* %%* Comedian Larry Miller is to Professional Butt Kissers what William Atherton and Christopher [=McDonald=] are to {{Smug Snake}}s; nobody does 'em better.
20th Apr '16 6:16:58 PM eroock
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-->--'''Sir Humphrey''', ''Series/YesMinister''

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-->--'''Sir -->-- '''Sir Humphrey''', ''Series/YesMinister''



** Chief Wiggum has been known to act like this towards Mayor Quimby (who called him a "glorified crossing guard" in one episode). For example, if Quimby is too afraid of Fat Tony to act on him, Wiggum and the other police leave Tony alone, but if Quimby changes his mind, so does Wiggum. (As seen in "Mayored to the Mob".) Wiggum acts this way towards Mr. Burns sometimes too, in one episode ''complimenting'' him on his reckless driving.

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** Chief Wiggum has been known to act like this towards Mayor Quimby (who called him a "glorified crossing guard" in one episode). For example, if Quimby is too afraid of Fat Tony to act on him, Wiggum and the other police leave Tony alone, but if Quimby changes his mind, so does Wiggum. (As seen in "Mayored "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E9MayoredToTheMob Mayored to the Mob".Mob]]".) Wiggum acts this way towards Mr. Burns sometimes too, in one episode ''complimenting'' him on his reckless driving.
20th Mar '16 4:19:19 AM Shadowgazer
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Just like they lack ambition, they are also devoid of all malice; both because they usually qualify as a MinionWithAnFInEvil if their master is a villain, and are in no way sad or angry their last boss is gone. Kind of like a TrueNeutral bureaucrat. Interestingly, they are usually at least competent at their job as personal assistant, though rarely to HypercompetentSidekick levels. Where they ''do'' excel is at shmoozing their new boss into accepting them, even to the point of getting an AxCrazy villain to not just let them live, but convincing them they're more useful alive and working for them. Despite their boss' strange, abusive or incompetent behavior, they [[BeleagueredAssistant never feel put out]] and seem to derive some strange satisfaction from serving someone so powerful.

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Just like they lack ambition, they are also devoid of all malice; both because they usually they, at times, qualify as a MinionWithAnFInEvil if their master is a villain, and are in no way sad or angry their last boss is gone. Kind of like a TrueNeutral bureaucrat. Interestingly, they are usually at least competent at their job as personal assistant, though rarely to HypercompetentSidekick levels. Where they ''do'' excel is at shmoozing their new boss into accepting them, even to the point of getting an AxCrazy villain to not just let them live, but convincing them they're more useful alive and working for them. Despite their boss' strange, abusive or incompetent behavior, they [[BeleagueredAssistant never feel put out]] and seem to derive some strange satisfaction from serving someone so powerful.
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