History PlayingWith / EthnicScrappy

7th Apr '14 12:10:13 AM RatherRandomRachel
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** Bob is liked for going against the stereotype despite his love of hip-hop by being articulate and a poet who happens to be black.
22nd Jan '14 5:21:47 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* '''Straight''': Bob, the [[TokenMinority only black man on the show]] likes rap music, makes gang signs with his hands all the time, and wears his pants such that his [[GoofyPrintUnderwear underwear]] is perpetually exposed.

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* '''Straight''': Bob, the [[TokenMinority only black man on the show]] likes rap music, makes gang signs with his hands all the time, and wears his pants such that his [[GoofyPrintUnderwear underwear]] is perpetually exposed. The audience finds this depiction of a black man offensive.
20th Aug '13 4:56:49 PM BibsDibs
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** Bob's stereotypical behavior, at one point, offends himself.

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** Bob's stereotypical behavior, at one point, behavior offends Bob himself.
20th Aug '13 4:53:39 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Parodied''': Bob is played by a white actor in {{Blackface}}. [[ForegoneConclusion Needless to say]], the audience is not amused.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Bob is played by a white actor in {{Blackface}}. [[ForegoneConclusion Needless to say]], the audience is not amused.amused.
** Alternatively, not only Bob is played by a white actor in {{blackface}}, but the characters themselves [[StopBeingStereotypical feel offended just being around him]] and can't tell why.
** Bob's stereotypical behavior, at one point, offends himself.
6th Jun '13 3:12:55 PM BibsDibs
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** Bob is the most-liked character [[RefugeInAudacity BECAUSE of his stereotypical manner.]]

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** Bob is the most-liked character [[RefugeInAudacity BECAUSE of his his]] [[MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales stereotypical manner.]]
4th Apr '13 12:50:59 PM VPhantom
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* '''Enforced''': The FunnyForeigner turned UpToEleven, BlackComedy, SpaceJews, or just general racism on the part of the writer(s).

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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The FunnyForeigner turned UpToEleven, BlackComedy, SpaceJews, or just general racism on the part of the writer(s).
4th Apr '13 10:56:16 AM MsChibiForgotHerPassword
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** The work is from a period piece that seems very laden with ValuesDissonance to a modern audience used to being PoliticallyCorrect. It may be FairForItsDay depending on the writer's intentions and/or how the character was presented.
24th Dec '12 8:55:19 AM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': A character who is disliked for playing to some stereotype about (usually) [[RaceTropes race or ethnicity.]]
* '''Played Straight''': Bob, the [[TokenMinority only black man on the show]] likes rap music, makes gang signs with his hands all the time, and wears his pants such that his [[GoofyPrintUnderwear underwear]] is perpetually exposed.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob does all of the above, but also uses [[JiveTurkey ridiculous amounts of slang]], and his TrademarkFavoriteFood is fried chicken and watermelon.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A character who is disliked for playing to some stereotype about (usually) [[RaceTropes race or ethnicity.]]
* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': Bob, the [[TokenMinority only black man on the show]] likes rap music, makes gang signs with his hands all the time, and wears his pants such that his [[GoofyPrintUnderwear underwear]] is perpetually exposed.
exposed.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob does all of the above, but also uses [[JiveTurkey ridiculous amounts of slang]], and his TrademarkFavoriteFood is fried chicken and watermelon.



** Until he does or says something that CrossesTheLineTwice and offends several people.
* '''Deconstructed''': We get a good look at the background that produced such behavior in Bob: a lower-class inner-city ''white'' neighborhood in which Bob felt a constant need to reaffirm his black heritage, but only knew how to do so in the most offensively stereotypical ways because he was the only black person around other than his parents, who themselves exemplified, if not the worst racial stereotypes associated with black people, then at least the worst socioeconomic stereotypes associated with the poor: crime, welfare dependence, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and support for radical political movements]].
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Parodied''': Bob is played by a white actor in {{Blackface}}. [[ForegoneConclusion Needless to say]], the audience is not amused.
* '''Lampshaded''':

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** Until he does or says something that CrossesTheLineTwice and offends several people.
* '''Deconstructed''': We get a good look at the background that produced such behavior in Bob: a lower-class inner-city ''white'' neighborhood in which Bob felt a constant need to reaffirm his black heritage, but only knew how to do so in the most offensively stereotypical ways because he was the only black person around other than his parents, who themselves exemplified, if not the worst racial stereotypes associated with black people, then at least the worst socioeconomic stereotypes associated with the poor: crime, welfare dependence, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and support for radical political movements]].
* '''Reconstructed''':
people.
* '''Parodied''': Bob is played by a white actor in {{Blackface}}. [[ForegoneConclusion Needless to say]], the audience is not amused. \n* '''Lampshaded''':



* '''Averted''': Bob does not come across as a racist caricature.
* '''Enforced''': The FunnyForeigner turned UpToEleven, BlackComedy, SpaceJews, or just general racism on the part of the writer(s)

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* '''Averted''': Bob does not come across as a racist caricature.
caricature.
* '''Enforced''': The FunnyForeigner turned UpToEleven, BlackComedy, SpaceJews, or just general racism on the part of the writer(s)writer(s).
* '''Lampshaded''': ???



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



* '''Played For Laughs''': Almost always is; YMMV as to whether it's successful or not.
* '''Played For Drama''': It turns out Bob is a rapper with HiddenDepths, who is being forced to pander to the LowestCommonDenominator for the sake of record sales.
* '''Discussed''':
* '''Conversed''':

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Almost always is; YMMV as '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''': We get a good look at the background that produced such behavior in Bob: a lower-class inner-city ''white'' neighborhood in which Bob felt a constant need
to whether it's successful or not.
reaffirm his black heritage, but only knew how to do so in the most offensively stereotypical ways because he was the only black person around other than his parents, who themselves exemplified, if not the worst racial stereotypes associated with black people, then at least the worst socioeconomic stereotypes associated with the poor: crime, welfare dependence, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and support for radical political movements]].
* '''Played For Drama''': It turns out Bob is a rapper with HiddenDepths, who is being forced to pander to the LowestCommonDenominator for the sake of record sales. \n* '''Discussed''':\n* '''Conversed''':



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17th Dec '12 6:24:48 AM Oreochan
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* '''Enforced''': The FunnyForeigner turned UpToEleven, DeadBabyComedy, SpaceJews, or just general racism on the part of the writer(s)

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* '''Enforced''': The FunnyForeigner turned UpToEleven, DeadBabyComedy, BlackComedy, SpaceJews, or just general racism on the part of the writer(s)
10th Jul '12 7:30:27 AM MsChibi
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob does all of the above, but also uses ridiculous amounts of slang, and his TrademarkFavoriteFood is fried chicken and watermelon.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob does all of the above, but also uses [[JiveTurkey ridiculous amounts of slang, slang]], and his TrademarkFavoriteFood is fried chicken and watermelon.
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