History PlayingWith / BumblingDad

27th Mar '17 4:25:09 PM BunnyStar
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* '''Straight''': Bob means well, but he often grabs the IdiotBall and gets his wife and children into all sorts of [[NiceJobBreakingItHero misadventures with him]]. He is also a very flawed [[ThisLoserIsYou (yet sympathetic)]] individual.

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* '''Straight''': Bob means well, but he often grabs the IdiotBall and gets his wife Alice and their children Carol and Danny into all sorts of [[NiceJobBreakingItHero misadventures with him]]. He is also a very flawed [[ThisLoserIsYou (yet sympathetic)]] individual.



** The family share possession of the IdiotBall pretty fairly, but Bob carries it more than most.

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** The family share possession of the IdiotBall pretty fairly, but Bob carries it more than the most.
29th Mar '16 3:16:26 PM Josef5678
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** "[[TheWaltons All]] [[LeaveItToBeaver those]] [[TheBradyBunch perfect]] DomCom families on TV...[[TastesLikeDiabetes they make me sick]]! I'll make a DysfunctionalFamily, with a [[TheFool blithering]] [[TheDitz idiot]] as its head!"

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** "[[TheWaltons "[[Series/TheWaltons All]] [[LeaveItToBeaver [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver those]] [[TheBradyBunch [[Series/TheBradyBunch perfect]] DomCom families on TV...[[TastesLikeDiabetes they make me sick]]! I'll make a DysfunctionalFamily, with a [[TheFool blithering]] [[TheDitz idiot]] as its head!"
24th Oct '15 8:10:21 PM VPhantom
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* '''Double Subverted''': But it turns out, he was really that dumb. When he seemed smart, he was FeigningIntelligence

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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But it turns out, he was really that dumb. When he seemed smart, he was FeigningIntelligence
24th Oct '15 7:57:10 PM LionessSabio
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** Bob really is a genius. However, he is an AbsentMindedProfessor who still needs a CuckoolandersMinder to function.

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** Bob really is a genius. However, he is an AbsentMindedProfessor who still needs a CuckoolandersMinder CloudcuckoolandersMinder to function.
24th Oct '15 7:51:33 PM LionessSabio
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** Bob really is a genius. However, he is an AbsentMindedProfessor who still needs a CuckoolandersMinder to function.
8th Jul '14 10:03:00 AM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''':
** Unfortunately, [[ManChild emotional maturity]] and common sense are not (and never have been) prerequisites for parenthood.
** Bob's family is a rather DysfunctionalFamily



* '''Justified''':
** Unfortunately, [[ManChild emotional maturity]] and common sense are not (and never have been) prerequisites for parenthood.
** Bob's family is a rather DysfunctionalFamily
8th Jul '14 8:26:24 AM LadyJafaria
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob deliberately makes it look like he can't do anything right around the house so he doesn't have to.
18th Mar '14 9:31:41 PM SKJAM
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* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???
"I hope Bob Jr. doesn't inherit his dad's bumbling tendencies. It'd be a real hassle when we're married."
* '''Conversed''': ???"Seriously? Another bumbling dad show? I'd like to see a competent, take charge father on a sitcom for a change."
30th Jan '14 11:16:56 AM MsChibi
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** Alternatively, Alice is an incompetent mom.

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** Alternatively, Alice is an incompetent mom.MaternallyChallenged.
9th Nov '13 2:00:52 PM GordonSchumway
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Bob is a very loving and attentive father, and he's also extremely good at his job and is an excellent provider. The problem is that he's also as stubborn as a mule when it comes to trying to fix something himself when it breaks down, rather than calling a professional. [[DoomItYourself On those occasions, his competence flies completely out the window.]]
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