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21st Apr '16 3:07:15 AM Chabal2
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** One episode has Homer and Marge attend couples counseling with Reverend Lovejoy. After they state why they're having problems, Lovejoy admits it's the first time he's ever agreed completely with one side (that side being Marge).
15th Mar '16 8:40:51 PM DrFraud
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* In W.F. Miksch's ''Series/TheAddamsFamily Strikes Back'' the head of the school board calls in a psychiatrist to diagnose Uncle Fester as insane in an attempt to discredit Gomez, who's running as an opponent in the current school board election. Uncle Fester cheerfully convinces the psychiatrist to join in Fester's favorite hobby, only to be arrested for firing a crossbow in public. After being freed from jail, the irate psychiatrist pronounces Uncle Fester the sanest man in town.
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15th Mar '16 8:40:30 PM DrFraud
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* In W.F. Miksch's ''Series/TheAddamsFamily Strikes Back'' the head of the school board calls in a psychiatrist to diagnose Uncle Fester as insane in an attempt to discredit Gomez, who's running as an opponent in the current school board election. Uncle Fester cheerfully convinces the psychiatrist to join in Fester's favorite hobby, only to be arrested for firing a crossbow in public. After being freed from jail, the irate psychiatrist pronounces Uncle Fester the sanest man in town.
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1st Dec '15 1:12:26 AM Aquila89
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* In the ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' "Marriage Counselor" sketch, a man brings his wife into a marriage counselor; the counselor then [[InstantSeduction seduces her right in front of him]].

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* In the ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' "Marriage Counselor" sketch, a man brings his wife into to a marriage counselor; the counselor then [[InstantSeduction seduces her right in front of him]].
7th Nov '15 3:04:44 PM morenohijazo
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* ''Manga/DFrag'': Kudanshita's attempt at getting [[BigBreastPride Saginuma]] to return back to school after having her former 1st-place title of "Biggest Breasts in School" stripped by [[GagBoobs Takao]]... It didn't end favorably (with Saginuma being completely brushed off and Kusshi herself fainting due to working too hard for it.)
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* While not therapy-related, a similar situation happened with two girls in NancyDrew, [[TheFilmOfTheBook The Movie Of The Books]], when Inga takes Nancy into a clothes boutique to update her "retro" look:

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* While not therapy-related, a similar situation happened with two girls in NancyDrew, ''Film/NancyDrew'', [[TheFilmOfTheBook The Movie Of The Books]], when Inga takes Nancy into a clothes boutique to update her "retro" look:



* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns'': Dr. Wolper. His "help" drove Dent to be consumed by his dark side, and then gets him gruesomely killed by the Joker.
* ''Film/TheRulingClass'': In the second half, the Gurneys try to get the Earl committed. Instead, the psychiatrist JOINS HIM IN SONG and gives him a clean bill of mental health.



* It happened in an episode of ''HomeImprovement'', during a group session. Of course, Jill is pissed that the whole group sided with Tim, and not her [[SarcasmMode (after all, she did graduate with a 4.0 average)]].

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* It happened in an episode of ''HomeImprovement'', ''Series/HomeImprovement'', during a group session. Of course, Jill is pissed that the whole group sided with Tim, and not her [[SarcasmMode (after all, she did graduate with a 4.0 average)]].



* ''Series/SmartGuy'': Happens in "From A to Double D," when T.J. uses his knowledge of psychology to get to the root of why Tucker has been bullying him about his ears, after T.J.'s crack about his father being so ugly he got arrested for mooning touches a nerve (since Tucker's dad really did go to jail). Tucker starts bullying another student just after their session is over, though T.J. sees it as a compromise since he's not the subject of Tucker's bullying anymore.



* An early episode of ''TheSimpsons'' has Homer insist the family go to a therapy session. They all blame him (although this might have been annoyance at [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness him having sold their TV to pay for it]]).

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* An early ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E4TheresNoDisgraceLikeHome "There's No Disgrace Like Home"]]: The
episode of ''TheSimpsons'' has Homer insist the family go to a therapy session. They all blame him (although this might have been annoyance at [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness him having sold their TV to pay for it]]).it]]).
** [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E11MargicalHistoryTour "Margical History Tour"]]: Margerine takes Henry to marriage counseling in the hopes of stopping the king from marrying someone else. However the therapist (Hibbert) is all for Henry kicking his wife the the curb. Having four men push axes against his neck threatening to kill him the second he tried to talk about saving the marriage might have something to do with it.
18th Aug '14 3:30:28 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Happened in Swedish sketch show ''GabbaGabba'', (though the details are a bit fuzzy). In short, The Siblings are recurring characters, trying to get their stuff back after a fire. Once, they went to therapy, and the therapist kept agreeing with The Brother, who was always [[TheFool the cheerful fool]] of the two, whereas The Sister was a bit more overbearing, yet with an angry streak. The therapist agreeing with The Brother caused The Sister to freak, which led to the therapist agreeing more with the Brother, and so on...

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* Happened in Swedish sketch show ''GabbaGabba'', ''Series/GabbaGabba'', (though the details are a bit fuzzy). In short, The Siblings are recurring characters, trying to get their stuff back after a fire. Once, they went to therapy, and the therapist kept agreeing with The Brother, who was always [[TheFool the cheerful fool]] of the two, whereas The Sister was a bit more overbearing, yet with an angry streak. The therapist agreeing with The Brother caused The Sister to freak, which led to the therapist agreeing more with the Brother, and so on...
30th Jan '14 8:51:22 PM konekootome
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* In ''FanFic/TheStalkingZukoSeries'' Zuko and Smellerbee force Jet into therapy so he would stop being obsessed with Zuko. While the therapist Dr.Wang agrees with them that Jet has a problem, it's because of the therapy that Jet realizes that he [[RightForTheWrongReasons had evidence that he found a firebender.]]

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* In ''FanFic/TheStalkingZukoSeries'' Zuko and Smellerbee force Jet into therapy so he would stop being obsessed with Zuko. While the therapist Dr.Wang agrees with them that Jet has a problem, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero it's because of the therapy therapy]] that Jet realizes that he [[RightForTheWrongReasons had evidence that he found a firebender.]]
30th Jan '14 8:50:13 PM konekootome
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* In ''FanFic/TheStalkingZukoSeries'' Zuko and Smellerbee force Jet into therapy so he would stop being obsessed with Zuko. While the therapist Dr.Wang agrees with them that Jet has a problem, it's because of the therapy that Jet realizes that he [[RightForTheWrongReasons had evidence that he found a firebender.]]
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13th Dec '13 3:30:15 PM Seanette
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10th Nov '13 9:11:32 PM JIKTV
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* While not therapy-related, a similar situation happened with two girls in NancyDrew, [[TheMovieOfTheBook The Movie Of The Books]], when Inga takes Nancy into a clothes boutique to update her "retro" look:

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* While not therapy-related, a similar situation happened with two girls in NancyDrew, [[TheMovieOfTheBook [[TheFilmOfTheBook The Movie Of The Books]], when Inga takes Nancy into a clothes boutique to update her "retro" look:
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