History PlayingWith / OverProtectiveDad

16th Jun '16 2:31:23 AM Yendor
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???'''Zig-Zagged''': Alice warns Evan that her dad is overprotective. When Evan shows up, Bob greets him and doesn't threaten him... but after the date takes Evan aside and begins the "my little girl" speech. Evan casually mentions that ''his'' dad is a retired Marine and really protective of his family, too. Bob backs down... but Evan was bluffing.
10th Mar '16 9:01:17 AM Eievie
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* '''Straight''': Tom regularly threatens the potential boyfriends of his daughter, Alice.

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* '''Straight''': Tom Bob regularly threatens the potential boyfriends of his daughter, Alice.



** Tom wields a shotgun at all times, and, when any male so much as shows the slightest bit of interest in Alice, puts the gun to their face.

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** Tom Bob wields a shotgun at all times, and, when any male so much as shows the slightest bit of interest in Alice, puts the gun to their face.



* '''Downplayed''': Tom is very clear about demanding that potential boyfriends follow his rules or suffer dire consequences, but the rules themselves aren't unreasonable.
* '''Justified''': Tom really wants to protect his daughter Alice from any bad influences; also, he figures that any guy who's man enough to stand up to him is of good stock himself.

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* '''Downplayed''': Tom Bob is very clear about demanding that potential boyfriends follow his rules or suffer dire consequences, but the rules themselves aren't unreasonable.
* '''Justified''': Tom Bob really wants to protect his daughter Alice from any bad influences; also, he figures that any guy who's man enough to stand up to him is of good stock himself.



** Tom practically pimps his daughter--he doesn't care what ''any'' guy (or guys...or even girls) do with his daughter.
** Alice is an Overprotective ''Daughter''; when any woman tries to date her dad, who's single, she doesn't take kindly to her.
** Alice's ''mom'' is the [[MamaBear overprotective one]].
** Tom is an Overprotective Dad to [[GenderFlip Bob]]. He makes it very clear to Alice that if she tries anything with his son, she's going to regret it.
** Tom is the Overprotective ''Future Son-In-Law''; he threatens Alice to take good care of her boyfriend.
** Tom forces Alice's potential boyfriends to date his daughter or they will suffer the consequences.
** Tom forces Alice to go out and date boys, but Alice [[CelibateHero doesn't want to]].
** Alice's boyfriend, Joe threatens the dad that if he ever takes Alice away from him, he will pay.
* '''Gender Inverted:''' Alice, the mom, threatens anyone of Tom's potential girlfriends not to try anything funny to her son.
* '''Subverted''': Bob shows up to pick up Alice. Tom greets him warmly and doesn't threaten him once.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...But at the end of the date, he takes Bob aside and gives him the "she's my little girl" speech.

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** Tom Bob practically pimps his daughter--he doesn't care what ''any'' guy (or guys...guys, or even girl, or girls) do with his daughter.
** Alice is an Overprotective ''Daughter''; when any woman tries to date her dad, who's single, she dad--who's single--she doesn't take kindly to her.
** Alice's ''mom'' is the [[MamaBear overprotective one]].
** Tom is an Overprotective Dad to [[GenderFlip Bob]]. He makes it very clear to Alice that if she tries anything with his son, she's going to regret it.
** Tom is the Overprotective ''Future Son-In-Law''; he threatens Alice to take good care of her boyfriend.
** Tom forces Alice's potential boyfriends to date his daughter or they will suffer the consequences.
** Tom
Bob forces Alice to go out and date boys, but Alice [[{{Asexuality}} Alice]] [[CelibateHero doesn't want to]].
** Alice's boyfriend, Joe boyfriend threatens the dad her [[AbusiveParents abusive father]] that if he ever takes hurts Alice away from him, again, he will pay.
pay.
* '''Gender Inverted:''' Alice, the mom, threatens anyone Inverted:'''
** Carol is an Overprotective ''Mom''.
** Bob is an Overprotective Dad to his ''son'' Danny. He makes it very clear to all
of Tom's potential Danny's girlfriends not to try that if they tries anything funny with his son, they're going to her son.
regret it.
** Bob is an Overprotective Dad and girls all of his daughter Alice's ''girl''friends.
* '''Subverted''': Bob Alice wants her boyfriend Even that her father is overprotective. When Evan shows up to pick up Alice. Tom Alice, her father greets him warmly and doesn't threaten him once.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...But but at the end of the date, he takes Bob Evan aside and gives him the "she's my little girl" speech.



** Tom insists on following Alice around on the date to make sure she doesn't do anything funny. Awkwardness ensues.
** Tom doesn't really bear any ill will towards the guys Alice dates, he just plays up the trope and scares the crap out of them [[ItAmusedMe for fun]].
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob shows up to take Alice on a date. Tom greets him warmly and doesn't threaten him. Then, at the end of the date, he walks up to Bob with a stern look on his face...then shakes his hand.
* '''Averted''': Tom, like most fathers, is protective of his daughter, but unlike some fathers, he doesn't take it to an extreme level.

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** Tom Bob insists on following Alice around on the date to make sure she doesn't do anything funny. Awkwardness ensues.
** Tom Bob doesn't really bear any ill will towards the guys Alice dates, he just plays up the trope and scares the crap out of them [[ItAmusedMe for fun]].
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob shows up to take Alice on a date. Tom greets him warmly and doesn't threaten him. Then, at the end of the date, he walks up to Bob with a stern look on his face...then shakes his hand.
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* '''Averted''': Tom, like Bob--like most fathers, is fathers--is rather protective of his daughter, daughter to some, but unlike some fathers, he doesn't take it to an extreme level.



* '''Exploited''': Tom is a MagnificentBastard who wants Alice to actively rebel against him; so he dons the guise of an OverprotectiveDad.

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* '''Exploited''': Tom Bob is a MagnificentBastard who wants Alice to actively rebel against him; so he dons the guise of an OverprotectiveDad.



* '''Implied:''' While Alice is getting ready, Tom takes Bob aside to have a little chat with him. The conversation is not shown, but by the time Alice is finished getting ready, Bob reappears looking very spooked.

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* '''Implied:''' While Alice is getting ready, Tom Bob takes Bob Evan aside to have a little chat with him. The conversation is not shown, but by the time Alice is finished getting ready, Bob Evan reappears looking very spooked.



** Tom scares away all of Alice's potential suitors, which causes her to fear the very concept of dating. This, in turn, causes her to die bitter and alone.
** Tom's very concerned for his daughter's well-being; this just means that the AffablyEvil JerkJock Charles is able to get into his good graces (and into Alice's pants) while the JerkWithAHeartOfGold Bob is left out in the cold.
** Bob is outraged at being threatened. When Alice comes back proceeds to bluntly tell her that the date is over before it's even begun because he doesn't appreciate being threatened by people like her father. He then storms out and leaves for good, leaving Tom with egg on his face as Alice proceeds to [[CallingTheOldManOut yell at him for ruining her date.]]
** Bob is so terrified by Tom's threats that he swears off all further thoughts of dating Alice. By the time Tom decides that Bob is worthy of dating Alice, it's too late.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Tom scares away all of Alice's potential suitors...except one. Through his dogged determination, he's able to eventually win Tom over, which causes them to have a lifelong friendship.
** Due to his concern however, Tom gradually gets suspicious of Charles when he seems ''too'' nice, and runs a check on him. Soon afterwards, Charles [[PapaWolf gets his ass kicked]], and Tom ends up finding Bob is a much nicer person then he gave him credit for soon after.

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** Tom Bob scares away all of Alice's potential suitors, which causes her to fear the very concept of dating. This, in turn, causes her to die bitter and alone.
** Tom's Bob is very concerned for his daughter's well-being; this just means that the well-being. AffablyEvil JerkJock Charles is guys ''seem'' nice and are able to get into his Bob's good graces (and into Alice's pants) while the JerkWithAHeartOfGold Bob is guys don't make a good first impression, and are left out in the cold.
** Bob Evan is outraged at being threatened. When Alice comes back proceeds to threatened, and he bluntly tell her Alice that the date is over before it's even begun because he doesn't appreciate being threatened by people like her father. He then storms out and leaves for good, leaving Tom Bob with egg on his face as Alice proceeds to [[CallingTheOldManOut yell at him for ruining her date.]]
** Bob Evan is so terrified by Tom's Bob threats that he swears off all further thoughts of dating Alice. By the time Tom Bob decides that Bob Evan is worthy of dating Alice, it's too late.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Tom
'''Reconstructed''': Bob scares away all of Alice's potential suitors...suitors... except one. Through his dogged determination, he's able to eventually win Tom Bob over, which causes them to have a lifelong friendship.
** Due to his concern however, Tom gradually gets suspicious of Charles when he seems ''too'' nice, and runs a check on him. Soon afterwards, Charles [[PapaWolf gets his ass kicked]], and Tom ends up finding Bob is a much nicer person then he gave him credit for soon after.
friendship.



** Alice has been married to Bob for about 10 years--and they have kids, but Tom still calls him every day to threaten him with the "she's my little girl" speech.
** Tom is a scrawny, weak, pitiful example of a man, who makes the "she's my little girl" threat to Bob, the star linebacker on the Trope High football team.

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** Alice has been married to Bob for about 10 years--and years, and they have kids, but Tom kids--but Bob still calls him every day to threaten him with the "she's my little girl" speech.
** Tom Bob is a scrawny, weak, pitiful example of a man, who makes the "she's my little girl" threat to Bob, Evan, the star linebacker on the Trope High football team.



** Tom is a working dad and is often away from home - he, in his mind, views that threatening his daughter's potential suitors is a way to compensate. Alice disagrees.
** Bob took Tom's threat so seriously he went to the police and pressed charges on Tom's threats.

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** Tom Bob is a working dad and is often away from home - he, home--he, in his mind, views that threatening his daughter's potential suitors is a way to compensate. Alice disagrees.
** Bob Evan took Tom's Bob's threat so seriously he went to the police and pressed charges on Tom's Bob's threats.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
23rd Feb '16 3:34:54 AM Zakawer-2
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** Alice, the mom, threatens anyone of Tom's potential girlfriends not to try anything funny to her son.


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* '''Gender Inverted:''' Alice, the mom, threatens anyone of Tom's potential girlfriends not to try anything funny to her son.
16th Mar '15 5:07:14 AM TMNTFanGirl
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** Tom practically pimps his daughter - he doesn't care what ''any'' guy (or guys...or even girls) do with his daughter.

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** Tom practically pimps his daughter - he daughter--he doesn't care what ''any'' guy (or guys...or even girls) do with his daughter.



** Alice, the mom, threatens anyone of Tom's potential girlfriends not to try anything funny to his son.

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** Alice, the mom, threatens anyone of Tom's potential girlfriends not to try anything funny to his her son.



* '''Averted''': Tom, like most fathers, is protective of his daughter, but is by no means extreme about it.

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* '''Averted''': Tom, like most fathers, is protective of his daughter, but is by no means unlike some fathers, he doesn't take it to an extreme about it.level.
9th Mar '15 4:08:53 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* '''Averted''': Tom is protective of his daughter, but is by no means extreme about it.

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* '''Averted''': Tom Tom, like most fathers, is protective of his daughter, but is by no means extreme about it.



** Alice has been married to Bob for about 10 years - and they have kids, but Tom still calls him every day to threaten him with the "she's my little girl" speech.

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** Alice has been married to Bob for about 10 years - and years--and they have kids, but Tom still calls him every day to threaten him with the "she's my little girl" speech.
8th Sep '14 8:59:25 AM StarTropes
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* '''Implied:''' While Alice is getting ready, Tom takes Bob aside to have a little chat with him. The conversation is not shown, but by the time Alice is finished getting ready, Bob reappears looking very spooked.


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** Bob is so terrified by Tom's threats that he swears off all further thoughts of dating Alice. By the time Tom decides that Bob is worthy of dating Alice, it's too late.
29th Aug '14 1:30:35 PM BibsDibs
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** Alice's boyfriend, Joe threatens the dad that if he ever takes Alice away from him, he will pay.
21st Dec '13 8:04:27 AM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''': Tom insists on following Alice around on the date to make sure she doesn't do anything funny. Awkwardness ensues.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Tom insists on following Alice around on the date to make sure she doesn't do anything funny. Awkwardness ensues.
21st Dec '13 1:42:25 AM oofgnileud
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** Tom doesn't really bear any ill will towards the guys Alice dates, he just plays up the trope and scares the crap out of them [[ItAmusedMe for fun]].
15th Oct '13 11:30:08 AM Beast
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* '''Played For Drama''': Tom is a working dad and is often away from home - he, in his mind, views that threatening his daughter's potential suitors is a way to compensate. Alice disagrees.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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Tom is a working dad and is often away from home - he, in his mind, views that threatening his daughter's potential suitors is a way to compensate. Alice disagrees.disagrees.
** Bob took Tom's threat so seriously he went to the police and pressed charges on Tom's threats.
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