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13th Jun '16 7:24:37 PM AnotherDuck
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* Averted in ''Manga/HimitsuNoAkkoChan'', in the aptly named "_____" episode. To make herself more empathetic to the [[LongLostUncleAesop new deaf kid in her class]], Akko-chan asks her [[LiteralGenie magic mirror]] to make her deaf and mute, forgetting that her magic mirror could only obey spoken commands. Not only did she not learn to make up for her self-inflicted handicaps, but lost every shred of self-reliance and independence, becoming unable to even try to communicate her plight and risking certain death by running blindly into a ravine. She gets her {{Aesop}} when the deaf boy himself, with an impressive (at least to her) show of [[DisabilitySuperpower his abilities]], manages to track and save her. The ResetButton comes with a lecture about his HandicappedBadass status.

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* Averted Used in ''Manga/HimitsuNoAkkoChan'', in the aptly named "_____" episode. To make herself more empathetic to the [[LongLostUncleAesop new deaf kid in her class]], Akko-chan asks her [[LiteralGenie magic mirror]] to make her deaf and mute, forgetting that her magic mirror could only obey spoken commands. Not only did she not learn to make up for her self-inflicted handicaps, but lost every shred of self-reliance and independence, becoming unable to even try to communicate her plight and risking certain death by running blindly into a ravine. She gets her {{Aesop}} when the deaf boy himself, with an impressive (at least to her) show of [[DisabilitySuperpower his abilities]], manages to track and save her. The ResetButton comes with a lecture about his HandicappedBadass status.
13th Jun '16 7:21:39 PM AnotherDuck
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Related: HollywoodHealing,TemporaryBlindness and some forms of SoapOperaDisease.

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Related: HollywoodHealing,TemporaryBlindness HollywoodHealing, TemporaryBlindness and some forms of SoapOperaDisease.
13th Feb '16 5:03:07 AM Clare
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* Happens to Kshin in the ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'' episode ''One of the Guys''. While on a class field trip, he and his new friend, Marty (who is already disabled) stumble across a plot by Ming to turn the human race into "helpless cripples". Shortly after, Kshin is exposed to a paralysing gas, leaving him unable to walk; at first, he thinks all is lost, but Marty teaches him that having a disability doesn't have to leave you totally helpless. The episode ends with Kshin recovering from the effects of the gas, though his joy at being able to walk again is somewhat tempered by the knowledge that Marty's condition cannot be so easily cured.

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* Happens to Kshin in the ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'' episode ''One of the Guys''. While on a class field trip, he and his new friend, Marty (who is already disabled) stumble across a plot by Ming to turn the human race into "helpless cripples". Shortly after, During the episode, Kshin is exposed to a paralysing gas, leaving him unable to walk; at first, he thinks all is lost, but Marty teaches him that having a disability doesn't have to leave you totally helpless. The episode ends with Kshin recovering from the effects of the gas, though his joy at being able to walk again is somewhat tempered by the knowledge that Marty's condition cannot be so easily cured.
13th Feb '16 4:59:04 AM Clare
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* Happens to Kshin in the ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'' episode ''One of the Guys''. While on a class field trip, he and his new friend, Marty (who is already disabled) stumble across a plot by Ming to turn the human race into "helpless cripples". Shortly after, Kshin is exposed to a paralysing gas, leaving him unable to walk; at first, he thinks all is lost, but Marty teaches him that having a disability doesn't have to leave you totally helpless.

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* Happens to Kshin in the ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'' episode ''One of the Guys''. While on a class field trip, he and his new friend, Marty (who is already disabled) stumble across a plot by Ming to turn the human race into "helpless cripples". Shortly after, Kshin is exposed to a paralysing gas, leaving him unable to walk; at first, he thinks all is lost, but Marty teaches him that having a disability doesn't have to leave you totally helpless. The episode ends with Kshin recovering from the effects of the gas, though his joy at being able to walk again is somewhat tempered by the knowledge that Marty's condition cannot be so easily cured.
13th Feb '16 4:57:23 AM Clare
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* Happens to Kshin in the ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'' episode ''One of the Guys''. While on a class field trip, he and his new friend, Marty (who is already disabled) stumble across a plot by Ming to turn the human race into "helpless cripples". Shortly after, Kshin is exposed to a paralysing gas, leaving him unable to walk; at first, he thinks all is lost, but Marty teaches him that having a disability doesn't have to leave you totally helpless.
7th Feb '16 2:29:22 PM Pichu-kun
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* In the "Eye of the Beholder" episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheLionGuard'' Ono receives an eye injury and has to wear an eyepatch. His vision issue is a major problem considering he is the "eyes" of the titular group.
27th Jan '16 6:35:05 PM IAmNotAFunguy
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* In an episode of ''{{WeternAnimation/Arthur}}'' Brain has an accident and breaks his knee right before the big school basketball game. Confined to a wheelchair he must learn from a physically handicapped pro-player how to play while confined to his chair.
* In the ''Literature/CuriousGeorge'' episode "Housebound!" George breaks his leg after a high fall and is left confined to his house in a wheelchair and in the care of Hundley, a dog who is used to seeing him hyper, bouncy, and messy.
9th Dec '15 1:32:31 AM TrickyTroper
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* Downplayed in the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "Blind Ambition," in that a temporarily-blinded Peter only engages in acts of heroism because he doesn't have any idea what's going on.

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* Downplayed in In the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "Blind Ambition," in that a temporarily-blinded Peter only engages in acts of heroism because he doesn't have any idea what's going on.


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** Played straight in "Brokeback Swanson": Joe temporarily becomes a quadriplegic after [[spoiler: Dr. Hartman accidentally leaves his phone in Joe's back]].
8th Dec '15 1:11:28 AM PaulA
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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': In the episode ''Marinated Hearing''. Walter Denton sets off an old cannon from the Spanish-American War. Mr. Conklin's standing too close, and suffers from temporary deafness as a result. HilarityEnsues.

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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': ''Series/OurMissBrooks'': In the episode ''Marinated Hearing''."Marinated Hearing". Walter Denton sets off an old cannon from the Spanish-American War. Mr. Conklin's standing too close, and suffers from temporary deafness as a result. HilarityEnsues.
9th May '15 11:57:18 PM DannWoolf
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