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1st Dec '15 2:43:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* Both versions of ''FeverPitch''. In both cases, the female lead starts falling for the male lead, who completely changes personas when Arsenal/the Boston Red Sox season starts.
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* Both versions of ''FeverPitch''.''Film/FeverPitch''. In both cases, the female lead starts falling for the male lead, who completely changes personas when Arsenal/the Boston Red Sox season starts.

* Several of DaveBarry's columns illustrate this phenomenon. In one of the illustrated ones, two bar patrons angrily yell at the owner to change the channel back to the sports game instead of the young woman prancing around in her underwear.
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* Several of DaveBarry's Creator/DaveBarry's columns illustrate this phenomenon. In one of the illustrated ones, two bar patrons angrily yell at the owner to change the channel back to the sports game instead of the young woman prancing around in her underwear.
3rd Aug '15 5:06:59 PM SirVancelot131
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[[AC:{{WebOriginal}}]] * Nikki & John Pranksters in Love: Nikki is a victim of this in the gaming sense when John is playing video games on his X-Box. Naturally, this is the basis of numerous pranks by her to him. She destroyed his X-Box with a baseball bat, then switched out his new X-Box's hard drive with a new one to make him think she deleted everything on it, and then hid his copy of [[ModernWarfare Modern Warfare 3]] a day after it came out in stores.
3rd Aug '15 4:58:03 PM SirVancelot131
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* An episode of ''Series/StepByStep'' featured this, with Frank and Rich watching a basketball game and completely ignoring Carol and Dana, their wife and girlfriend, respectively. They finally snap out of it when Carol's French friend Jean-Luc shuts the television off and convinces them to have a formal dinner with their ladies.
2nd Jun '15 5:53:21 AM AgProv
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* Cindy and the other club wives in ''Webcomic/LarryLeadhead'', who are in various degrees resigned to coming second to their husbands' obsessions with toy soldiers and models.
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* Cindy and the other club wives in ''Webcomic/LarryLeadhead'', who are in various degrees resigned to coming second to their husbands' obsessions with toy soldiers and models. models.[[note]]not the MsFanservice kind. [[GetYourMindOutOfTheGutter Plastic, resin and metal scale models and construction kits.]] Although there ''is'' a dark RuleThirtyFour side to the hobby, Larry and the guys do not go there. [[/note]]
16th Mar '15 2:00:56 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Futurama}}'' flips the genders. Fry's mother is a hardcore Packers fan, and his father is too busy preparing for the latest conspiracy to give a damn what ''anyone'' else is doing.
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* ''{{Futurama}}'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' flips the genders. Fry's mother is a hardcore Packers fan, and his father is too busy preparing for the latest conspiracy to give a damn what ''anyone'' else is doing.
1st Sep '14 4:30:21 PM AgProv
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* Cindy and the other club wives in ''LarryLeadhead'', who are in various degrees resigned to coming second to their husbands' obsessions with toy soldiers and models.
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* Cindy and the other club wives in ''LarryLeadhead'', ''Webcomic/LarryLeadhead'', who are in various degrees resigned to coming second to their husbands' obsessions with toy soldiers and models.
13th Aug '14 1:37:07 PM Chabal2
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[[AC:Literature]] * Several of DaveBarry's columns illustrate this phenomenon. In one of the illustrated ones, two bar patrons angrily yell at the owner to change the channel back to the sports game instead of the young woman prancing around in her underwear.
29th May '13 9:48:16 AM DynamicDragon
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4th Feb '13 2:40:57 PM DesertDragon
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The term is usually written as sport-specific - "football widow", for example. And can be extended to any fanatical hobby that the spouse doesn't share, such as "gaming widow" for TabletopGames.
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The term is usually written as sport-specific - "football widow", for example. And can be extended to any fanatical hobby that the spouse doesn't share, such as "gaming widow" for TabletopGames.TabletopGames or "[=WoW=] widow" for ''WorldOfWarcraft''.
4th Feb '13 2:37:52 PM Erpegis
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* Not exactly this but [[MarriedWithChildren Al Bundy]] has a specific way of spending his holidays - totally isolating himself in front of TV. Otherwise he might snap.
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