History PlayingWith / BigScrewedUpFamily

20th May '14 9:15:09 AM VPhantom
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* '''Played For Laughs''': The Tropers literally have skeletons in the closet, but the "skeletons" are just realistic {{Halloween|Episode}} decorations.


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* '''Played For Laughs''': The Tropers literally have skeletons in the closet, but the "skeletons" are just realistic {{Halloween|Episode}} decorations.
17th May '14 9:47:30 PM TrickyTroper
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** Also, this ''is'' the logical extreme of the DysfunctionalFamily

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** Also, this ''is'' the logical extreme of the DysfunctionalFamilyDysfunctionalFamily.



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???The Tropers' neighbors avoid ConvenienceStoreGiftShopping by giving them secondhand knives as gifts.



* '''Discussed''': "How is that family going to survive all those issues?"
* '''Conversed''': "The same way they always have. It's a ViciousCycle living in a family like that."
* '''Deconstructed''': The Tropers develop serious FreudianExcuse and MommyIssues, possibly leading to a {{Start of Darkness}} (and if they are inbred, that doesn't help any; see Justified). They will eventually [[TooDumbToLive kill themselves off]] this way.

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* '''Discussed''': "What? You thought we were a family of murderers? At worst, we're a DysfunctionalFamily."
* '''Conversed''':
"How is that family going to survive all those issues?"
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issues?" "The same way they always have. It's a ViciousCycle living in a family like that."
* '''Implied''': Everyone is very afraid of the Tropers, but [[TheGhost the audience never sees them]] because the main characters are ''too scared to go anywhere near the family's house''.
* '''Played For Laughs''': The Tropers literally have skeletons in the closet, but the "skeletons" are just realistic {{Halloween|Episode}} decorations.
* '''Deconstructed''': The Tropers develop serious FreudianExcuse and MommyIssues, possibly leading to a {{Start of Darkness}} StartOfDarkness (and if they are inbred, that doesn't help any; see Justified). They will eventually [[TooDumbToLive kill themselves off]] this way.



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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
10th Aug '13 9:41:14 AM 313Bluestreak
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** The Tropers are members of a DeadlyDecadentCourt

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** The Tropers are members of a DeadlyDecadentCourtDeadlyDecadentCourt.



** The Tropers are a perfectly normal family, or at worst a QuirkyHousehold

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** The Tropers are a perfectly normal family, or at worst a QuirkyHouseholdQuirkyHousehold.


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** ThickerThanWater
10th Aug '13 9:40:08 AM 313Bluestreak
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???The Tropers don't always see eye to eye, but that doesn't mean they completely hate each other.
8th Dec '12 5:43:06 AM VPhantom
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* '''Played Straight''': The Tropers, a well-known {{Blueblood}} family have all sorts of issues, including (but not limited to) incest, patricide, fratricide, alcoholism, and drug abuse.
* '''Exaggerated''': The Tropers have a TangledFamilyTree, and are always {{feuding|Families}} with each other. A member of this family is lucky to survive past puberty.

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* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': The Tropers, a well-known {{Blueblood}} family have all sorts of issues, including (but not limited to) incest, patricide, fratricide, alcoholism, and drug abuse.
* '''Exaggerated''': The Tropers have a TangledFamilyTree, and are always {{feuding|Families}} with each other. A member of this family is lucky to survive past puberty. puberty.
* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': The Tropers develop serious FreudianExcuse and MommyIssues, possibly leading to a {{Start of Darkness}} (and if they are inbred, that doesn't help any; see Justified). They will eventually [[TooDumbToLive kill themselves off]] this way.
* '''Reconstructed''': The Tropers stop marrying within their family line, which reduces genetic problems and aggression over time. They also learn to resolve problems constructively and peacefully. The next generations are better adjusted, and their legacy lives on.



* '''Lampshaded''': "You guys have a lot of problems..."



* '''Lampshaded''': "You guys have a lot of problems..."



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Played For Laughs''': DeadBabyComedy
* '''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': DeadBabyComedy
'''Deconstructed''': The Tropers develop serious FreudianExcuse and MommyIssues, possibly leading to a {{Start of Darkness}} (and if they are inbred, that doesn't help any; see Justified). They will eventually [[TooDumbToLive kill themselves off]] this way.
* '''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.'''Reconstructed''': The Tropers stop marrying within their family line, which reduces genetic problems and aggression over time. They also learn to resolve problems constructively and peacefully. The next generations are better adjusted, and their legacy lives on.



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27th May '12 12:32:12 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': Because of their status, there was a lot of internal power struggle within the family (it also doesn't help if there was a long history of inbreeding; inbred lines have been known to show increased aggression).

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Because of their status, there was a lot of internal power struggle within the family (it also doesn't help if there was a long history of inbreeding; inbred lines have been known to show increased aggression).



* '''Inverted''': The Tropers are a perfectly normal family, or at worst a QuirkyHousehold

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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The Tropers are a perfectly normal family, or at worst a QuirkyHousehold



* '''Enforced''': DarkerAndEdgier

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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DarkerAndEdgier
28th Dec '11 1:29:58 PM MagBas
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* '''Exaggerated''': The Tropers have a TangledFamilyTree, and are always {{feuding|Families}} with each other. A member of this family is [[YourMileageMayVary lucky]] to survive past puberty.

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* '''Exaggerated''': The Tropers have a TangledFamilyTree, and are always {{feuding|Families}} with each other. A member of this family is [[YourMileageMayVary lucky]] is lucky to survive past puberty.
30th Jun '11 4:04:29 PM tandra88
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Back to BigScrewUpFamily

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30th Jun '11 4:01:41 PM tandra88
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7th Mar '11 3:05:01 PM MCanter89
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* '''Basic Trope''': The DysfunctionalFamily, TurnedUpToEleven

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* '''Basic Trope''': The DysfunctionalFamily, TurnedUpToEleven



* '''Exaggerated''': The Tropers have a TangledFamilyTree, and are always [[FeudingFamilies feuding]] with each other. A member of this family is [[YourMileageMayVary lucky]] to survive past puberty.
* '''Justified''': Because of their status, there was a lot of internal power struggle within the family. (It also doesn't help if there was a long history of inbreeding; inbred lines have been known to show increased aggression.)
** The Tropers are [[LawfulStupid part of]] a ProudWarriorRace that places HonorBeforeReason

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* '''Exaggerated''': The Tropers have a TangledFamilyTree, and are always [[FeudingFamilies feuding]] {{feuding|Families}} with each other. A member of this family is [[YourMileageMayVary lucky]] to survive past puberty.
* '''Justified''': Because of their status, there was a lot of internal power struggle within the family. (It family (it also doesn't help if there was a long history of inbreeding; inbred lines have been known to show increased aggression.)
aggression).
** The Tropers are [[LawfulStupid part of]] a ProudWarriorRace {{Proud Warrior Race|Guy}} that places HonorBeforeReasonHonorBeforeReason.



** The Tropers are the quintessential "perfect" [[TastesLikeDiabetes family]].

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** The Tropers are the quintessential "perfect" [[TastesLikeDiabetes "perfect" family]].



* '''Double Subverted''': What at first seemed like a mere dysfunctional family or perfectly normal one is revealed to have some skeletons in the closet. (Literally or figuratively.)
* '''Deconstructed''': The Tropers develop serious FreudianExcuse and MommyIssues, possibly leading to a StartOfDarkness. (And if they are inbred, that doesn't help any; see Justified.) They will eventually [[TooDumbToLive kill themselves off]] this way.

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* '''Double Subverted''': What at first seemed like a mere dysfunctional family or perfectly normal one is revealed to have some skeletons in the closet. (Literally closet (literally or figuratively.)
figuratively).
* '''Deconstructed''': The Tropers develop serious FreudianExcuse and MommyIssues, possibly leading to a StartOfDarkness. (And {{Start of Darkness}} (and if they are inbred, that doesn't help any; see Justified.) Justified). They will eventually [[TooDumbToLive kill themselves off]] this way.



* '''Parodied''': The Tropers celebrate the birth of a new Troper by killing a relative.

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* '''Parodied''': The Tropers celebrate the birth of a new Troper by killing a relative.



* '''Defied''': The Tropers resolve power issues fairly, without bloodshed. And they don't promote or condone things like incest, drug use, etc.

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* '''Defied''': The Tropers resolve power issues fairly, without bloodshed. And they don't promote or condone things like incest, drug use, etc.



* '''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.is.
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