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20th May '17 5:45:30 PM nombretomado
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* Happens in episode 2.12 of ''WaterlooRoad'' when Andrew the deputy head confronts TheFundamentalist who's trying to take over the school, finally spurred to action when the latter starts preaching to the students about [[JerkAss the teacher who committed suicide earlier in the series did so because she was too weak.]] "You are interrupting a dialogue with the Lord!" "Then let him strike me down! (long pause) [[DeadpanSnarker Didn't think so.]]"

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* Happens in episode 2.12 of ''WaterlooRoad'' ''Series/WaterlooRoad'' when Andrew the deputy head confronts TheFundamentalist who's trying to take over the school, finally spurred to action when the latter starts preaching to the students about [[JerkAss the teacher who committed suicide earlier in the series did so because she was too weak.]] "You are interrupting a dialogue with the Lord!" "Then let him strike me down! (long pause) [[DeadpanSnarker Didn't think so.]]"
28th Apr '17 3:33:45 PM TheWanderer
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* ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'' has Freeza mocking Goku's declaration that he's evil, declaring that if he's really ''that'' evil, God should strike him down. A lightning bolt strikes Freeza... who promptly laughs and tells God to put some oomph into his next try.

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* ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'' has Freeza mocking Goku's declaration that he's evil, declaring that if he's really ''that'' evil, God should strike him down. A Before he's even finished speaking [[BoltOfDivineRetribution a lightning bolt bolt]] strikes Freeza... [[NoSell who promptly laughs laughs]] and tells God to put some oomph into his try harder next try.time.
22nd Apr '17 8:53:44 PM nombretomado
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* Sean O'Cann of ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' has a 'word' with God. Over the course of V3 up to that point, his best friend, cousin, and boyfriend had all been killed, as well as it being very likely he would go the same way. Even God would probably have to recoil at the sheer ferocity of the verbal attack.

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* Sean O'Cann of ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' has a 'word' with God. Over the course of V3 up to that point, his best friend, cousin, and boyfriend had all been killed, as well as it being very likely he would go the same way. Even God would probably have to recoil at the sheer ferocity of the verbal attack.
10th Mar '17 9:33:36 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': In the Stormlands, the Storm Kings of old had this sort of relationship with their Storm God, and it was this attitude the fueled the creation of Storm's End, it being a castle that was repeatedly destroyed by the weather but continued to be rebuilt out of sheer mule-headed stubbornness until they built one that finally could withstand the beating.
12th Feb '17 9:10:28 PM Idek618
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLorax'' film, when the Lorax confronts the Once-Ler about the latter's big business at the expense of nature, the Once-Ler sarcastically asks why the Lorax simply didn't stop him with the 'nature's curse' the Lorax mentioned when they first met. The Lorax morosely responds "It doesn't work that way." Minutes later, the last truffula tree is chopped down, marking an end to thneed production. The Once-Ler's business goes down the pits, his employees abandon him, the Lorax just lifts himself away, and all the Once-Ler has to show for his efforts is an dilapidated house where he seals himself up for several decades until a random kid wanders by asking about trees.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLorax'' film, when the Lorax confronts the Once-Ler about the latter's big business at the expense of nature, the Once-Ler sarcastically asks why the Lorax simply didn't stop him with the 'nature's curse' the Lorax mentioned when they first met. The Lorax morosely responds "It doesn't work that way." Minutes later, the last truffula tree is chopped down, marking an end to thneed production. The Once-Ler's business goes down the pits, his employees abandon him, the Lorax just lifts himself away, and all the Once-Ler has to show for his efforts is an a dilapidated house where he seals himself up for several decades until a random kid wanders by asking about trees.



** Unusually for this trope he actually ''wants'' the lightning to hit him so he can practise redirecting it. Of course this being [[CosmicPlaything Zuko]], it doesn't go anywhere near him.

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** Unusually for this trope trope, he actually ''wants'' the lightning to hit him so he can practise practice redirecting it. Of course this being [[CosmicPlaything Zuko]], it doesn't go anywhere near him.
7th Feb '17 7:52:23 PM DefyingGallifrey7
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* In Series/DoctorWho minisode "Rain Gods", the Doctor does this by daring the titular gods to strike him down while he and River are about to be sacrificed to them. Slight inversion as it is part of his plan to distract their captors in order to escape.
3rd Feb '17 11:38:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* BoBurnham's song ''My Whole Family...''

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* BoBurnham's Music/BoBurnham's song ''My Whole Family...''



* TruthInTelevision: In one of many TearJerker moments from the [[IcedEarth Gettysburg Trilogy]], Armistead asks this should he ever raise arms against his old friend General Hancock:

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* TruthInTelevision: In one of many TearJerker moments from the [[IcedEarth [[Music/IcedEarth Gettysburg Trilogy]], Armistead asks this should he ever raise arms against his old friend General Hancock:
23rd Jan '17 1:13:32 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* [[http://www.zebragirl.net/?date=2003-12-19 This strip]], from ''ZebraGirl''.

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* %%* [[http://www.zebragirl.net/?date=2003-12-19 This strip]], from ''ZebraGirl''.''Webcomic/ZebraGirl''.



** Said frog now runs Hereti-Corp...
5th Dec '16 6:30:40 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Caddyshack}}'', a golfer (and priest) is provoked by a ruined game to yell "[[UnusualEuphemism Ratfarts]]!" at the heavens. He's promptly [[BoltOfDivineRetribution struck by lightning]], and his caddy, Carl, slinks away.

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* In ''{{Caddyshack}}'', ''Film/{{Caddyshack}}'', a golfer (and priest) is provoked by a ruined game to yell "[[UnusualEuphemism Ratfarts]]!" at the heavens. He's promptly [[BoltOfDivineRetribution struck by lightning]], and his caddy, Carl, slinks away.



* Lightly subverted in ''ConanTheBarbarian'' when [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger's characterisation of Conan]] actually prays to Crom for the first time--rather than curse him out, he just asks for his desire, or for Crom to go to Hell. Whatever.

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* Lightly subverted in ''ConanTheBarbarian'' ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'' when [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger's characterisation of Conan]] actually prays to Crom for the first time--rather than curse him out, he just asks for his desire, or for Crom to go to Hell. Whatever.
25th Nov '16 9:54:04 PM WillBGood
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* The early SF novel ''Literature/Gladiator'' (best known today for being one of the inspirations for ''Superman'') ends with a note that Hugo Danner, frustrated with his the uselessness of his superhuman powers to improve the world, climbed to the top of a Mayan pyramid and began cursing at God; he was immediately struck dead by lightning, possibly the only thing that could have killed him.

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* The early SF novel ''Literature/Gladiator'' ''Literature/{{Gladiator}}'' (best known today for being one of the inspirations for ''Superman'') ends with a note that Hugo Danner, frustrated with his the uselessness of his superhuman powers to improve the world, climbed to the top of a Mayan pyramid and began cursing at God; he was immediately struck dead by lightning, possibly the only thing that could have killed him.
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