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6th Feb '16 5:29:12 PM Vios
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* ''VideoGame/BaldursGate'' has Anomen, with serious daddy issues.
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* ''VideoGame/BaldursGate'' ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'' has Anomen, with serious daddy issues.
5th Feb '16 11:21:46 PM RainbowPhoenix
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** Sebastian was a SpareToTheThrone who tactfully describes his parents as "rather traditional". He acted out by turning into a womanizing hedonist, and was given to the church in his teens to prevent further embarrassment. He ended up liking it there, but his parents were assassinated not long after.
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** Sebastian was a the spare to the SpareToTheThrone who tactfully describes his parents as "rather traditional". He acted out by turning into a womanizing hedonist, and was given to the church in his teens to prevent further embarrassment. embarrassment (and any illegitimate children who could have caused a SuccessionCrisis further down the line). He ended up liking it there, but his parents and older brothers were assassinated not long after.
5th Feb '16 11:21:46 PM RainbowPhoenix
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4th Feb '16 6:27:27 PM StClair
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* Though exceptionally well-educated and provided for, as children [[UsefulNotes/MaryTudor Mary I]] and UsefulNotes/ElizabethI were desperate for attention and approval from their misogynistic father, UsefulNotes/HenryVIII, which had a lot to do with their respective styles of ruling and general personalities. That, and the way he treated their mothers (though this is judging him by [[ValuesDissonance modern, Anglospheric cultural standards]]; he was, according to some, [[FairForItsDay a pretty good fellow for his day]].)
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* Though exceptionally well-educated and provided for, as children [[UsefulNotes/MaryTudor Mary I]] and UsefulNotes/ElizabethI were desperate for attention and approval from their misogynistic father, UsefulNotes/HenryVIII, which had a lot to do with their respective styles of ruling and general personalities. That, and the way he treated their mothers (though this is judging him by [[ValuesDissonance modern, Anglospheric cultural standards]]; he was, according to some, [[FairForItsDay a pretty good fellow for his day]].)day]]).
4th Feb '16 6:26:28 PM StClair
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Did my best to untangle and merge the fragments.
* Though exceptionally well-educated and provided for, as children [[UsefulNotes/MaryTudor Mary I]] and UsefulNotes/ElizabethI were desperate for attention and approval from their misogynistic father, UsefulNotes/HenryVIII, which had a lot to do with their respective styles of ruling and general personalities. That, and the way he treated their mothers. Judging him by modern, Anglospheric cultural standards. Wherein multiple divorces are not uncommon, as is having numerous children by such short-lived pairings. He was a pretty good fellow for his day.
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* Though exceptionally well-educated and provided for, as children [[UsefulNotes/MaryTudor Mary I]] and UsefulNotes/ElizabethI were desperate for attention and approval from their misogynistic father, UsefulNotes/HenryVIII, which had a lot to do with their respective styles of ruling and general personalities. That, and the way he treated their mothers. Judging mothers (though this is judging him by [[ValuesDissonance modern, Anglospheric cultural standards. Wherein multiple divorces are not uncommon, as is having numerous children by such short-lived pairings. He was standards]]; he was, according to some, [[FairForItsDay a pretty good fellow for his day.day]].)
4th Feb '16 6:15:43 PM creader
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* Also in ''Simba's Pride'', Nuka constantly seeks his mother's approval and receives it only when he [[spoiler:''dies'' trying to impress her by killing Simba.]] Zira's pained expression is probably the most "human" moment she has. The trope is more explicit [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXEFNaiFIWk here]].
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* Also in ''Simba's Pride'', ** Nuka constantly seeks his mother's approval and receives it only when he [[spoiler:''dies'' trying to impress her by killing Simba.]] Zira's pained expression is probably the most "human" moment she has. The trope is more explicit [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXEFNaiFIWk here]].

* 'WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'': Remy tries his best to show his father that he can be a chef and get along with humans, despite both these things seeming impossible due to them being rats.
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* 'WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'': Remy tries his best to show his father that he can be a chef and get along with humans, despite both these things seeming impossible due to them being rats.
29th Jan '16 3:24:07 AM Morgenthaler
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Added namespaces.
* A female version is Casey Seeger from ''AnOfficerAndAGentleman''. She pushes herself to be the Navy's first female aviator because she wants to win the approval of her father, who had wanted a son. She suffers a HeroicBSOD when DrillSergeantNasty Foley calls her out on it during training. * The catalyst for the plot in ''HotRod'' is that Rod has to earn the money for his stepfather's heart transplant so that he can defeat him in a fight in order to win the man's love and respect.
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* A female version is Casey Seeger from ''AnOfficerAndAGentleman''.''Film/AnOfficerAndAGentleman''. She pushes herself to be the Navy's first female aviator because she wants to win the approval of her father, who had wanted a son. She suffers a HeroicBSOD when DrillSergeantNasty Foley calls her out on it during training. * The catalyst for the plot in ''HotRod'' ''Film/HotRod'' is that Rod has to earn the money for his stepfather's heart transplant so that he can defeat him in a fight in order to win the man's love and respect.
26th Jan '16 2:00:37 PM Dravencour
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* In ''Manga/GrapplerBaki'', the mother/son version of this trope is in full effect, as the protagonist Baki devotes his formative years to martial arts, in order to defeat his father in combat, in the hope that victory would gain him his mother's love and respect.
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* In ''Manga/GrapplerBaki'', ''Manga/BakiTheGrappler'', the mother/son version of this trope is in full effect, as the protagonist Baki devotes his formative years to martial arts, in order to defeat his father in combat, in the hope that victory would gain him his mother's love and respect.
26th Jan '16 2:00:01 PM Dravencour
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* In the anime ''Anime/GrapplerBaki'', the mother/son version of this trope is in full effect, as the protagonist Baki devotes his formative years to martial arts, in order to defeat his father in combat, in the hope that victory would gain him his mother's love and respect.
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* In the anime ''Anime/GrapplerBaki'', ''Manga/GrapplerBaki'', the mother/son version of this trope is in full effect, as the protagonist Baki devotes his formative years to martial arts, in order to defeat his father in combat, in the hope that victory would gain him his mother's love and respect.
17th Jan '16 11:54:32 AM nombretomado
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* ''LawAndOrderSVU'' has a non-comedic mother-son case in Rafael Barba, who at one point describes his mother's faith and high hopes for Barba's childhood friend. Then he notes, with some bitterness: "She never said that about me."
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* ''LawAndOrderSVU'' ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' has a non-comedic mother-son case in Rafael Barba, who at one point describes his mother's faith and high hopes for Barba's childhood friend. Then he notes, with some bitterness: "She never said that about me."
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