History Main / TheyCalledMeMad

20th Oct '17 6:04:25 AM Daedalis
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* While Grant and Shawn of ''ComicBook/BlackScience'' ''could'' have developed their ideas within the scientific establishment, they choose private financing instead. This allows them to work without the resistance of the hidebound community. They plan to victoriously reveal functioning pillar tech as proof of their theories to stun the world.
17th Oct '17 10:51:14 AM ZashikiWarashi
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* ''Anime/MazingerZ'' subverted this. MadScientist Dr. Hell is not mad because they called him mad. The did not. They called him dumb and useless. THAT is what set him off.

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* ''Anime/MazingerZ'' subverted this. MadScientist Dr. Hell is not mad because they called him mad. The They did not. They called him dumb and useless. THAT is what set him off.
24th Sep '17 4:05:02 PM CalvinElliott
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* Jor-El, the biological father of ''Franchise/Superman'', was mocked for his claims that Krypton was doomed by the Science Council, until he was proven correct by the planet's destruction.

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* Jor-El, the biological father of ''Franchise/Superman'', {{Superman}}, was mocked for his claims that Krypton was doomed by the Science Council, until he was proven correct by the planet's destruction.
24th Sep '17 4:03:54 PM CalvinElliott
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* Jor-El, the biological father of ''Franchise/Superman'', was mocked for his claims that Krypton was doomed by the Science Council, until he was proven correct by the planet's destruction.
19th Sep '17 11:16:48 AM CosmicFerret
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** RationalWiki calls this the Galileo Gambit, as these theorists often mention Galileo as an example of someone who was persecuted by the establishment but was actually right all along. They have a page on it [[http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Galileo_gambit here]].

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** RationalWiki Wiki/RationalWiki calls this the Galileo Gambit, as these theorists often mention Galileo as an example of someone who was persecuted by the establishment but was actually right all along. They have a page on it [[http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Galileo_gambit here]].
11th Sep '17 1:34:24 AM PaulA
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* Creator/HPLovecraft's character Herbert West, a more villainous, insane example.

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* Creator/HPLovecraft's character ''Literature/HerbertWestReanimator'': Herbert West, a more villainous, insane example.
10th Sep '17 1:42:23 PM nombretomado
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* Meanwhile, in another corner of the StargateVerse, Dr. Rodney [=McKay=] fulfils the same role on ''Series/StargateAtlantis''. In one episode, he is invited to a symposium by an old rival, and is summarily mocked by the entire theoretical physics community for his lack of (unclassified) output -- including BillNyeTheScienceGuy and Stephen Hawking -- even after he saves the world from behind the scenes. On the plus side, he gets the girl at the end of the episode. On top of all this, his sister is generally considered the smarter one, despite the fact that she retired from physics to become a stay-at-home mom. She occasionally helps out when Rodney or Atlantis is stuck.

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* Meanwhile, in another corner of the StargateVerse, Dr. Rodney [=McKay=] fulfils the same role on ''Series/StargateAtlantis''. In one episode, he is invited to a symposium by an old rival, and is summarily mocked by the entire theoretical physics community for his lack of (unclassified) output -- including BillNyeTheScienceGuy Series/BillNyeTheScienceGuy and Stephen Hawking -- even after he saves the world from behind the scenes. On the plus side, he gets the girl at the end of the episode. On top of all this, his sister is generally considered the smarter one, despite the fact that she retired from physics to become a stay-at-home mom. She occasionally helps out when Rodney or Atlantis is stuck.
29th Aug '17 7:19:14 PM WillBGood
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* In ''WesternAnimation/XMen'', EvilutionaryBiologist Nathaniel Essex's SocialDarwinist rhetoric elicits a "Good heavens! You're ... you're quite mad!" from UsefulNotes/CharlesDarwin himself.
19th May '17 11:19:10 PM nombretomado
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** Othar's {{twitter}} also shows a mild one: [[http://twitter.com/#!/Othar/status/17434649633 Part 1]] [[http://twitter.com/#!/Othar/status/17593592230 Part 2]].

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** Othar's {{twitter}} Website/{{twitter}} also shows a mild one: [[http://twitter.com/#!/Othar/status/17434649633 Part 1]] [[http://twitter.com/#!/Othar/status/17593592230 Part 2]].
2nd May '17 2:20:22 AM Schismatism
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** When Mr. Winter, the Narbon lawyer, laughs at a terribly distraught Helen in the backstory of ''Narbonic''... things don't end very well for him. Or anyone else in that Italian bistro, for that matter.
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