History Series / SevenPeriodsWithMrGormsby

28th Jun '14 10:49:14 AM DESGFHTGFJI
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28th Jun '14 10:21:36 AM MarkLungo
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''Seven Periods With Mr Gormsby'' is a New Zealand comedy series that ran from 2005 to 2006, with two seasons going to air. It aired in New Zealand and Australia.
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[[quoteright:215:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/seven_periods_with_mr__gormsby_260.jpg]] ''Seven Periods With Mr Gormsby'' is a New Zealand UsefulNotes/NewZealand comedy series that ran from 2005 to 2006, with two seasons going to air. It aired in New Zealand and Australia.UsefulNotes/{{Australia}}.
25th Mar '14 5:46:03 AM Zadia
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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Gormsby, to Ms O'Flaherty (he's trying to motivate her to learn self-defence from him): "What if [the punching bag] was Steve?" It works beautifully.

* BadassTeacher: Gormsby may be a teacher, and an old one at that, but he is ''deadly''.
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* BadassTeacher: Gormsby may be a teacher, and an old one at that, but he is ''deadly''.

* BadassTeacher: Gormsby may be a teacher, and an old one at that, CoolTeacher: Gormsby. Hey, most of what he teaches isn't anywhere near the curriculum, but he is ''deadly''.his students certainly enjoy learning.

* DrivenToMadness: Dasent, at the end of Season 1.
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* DrivenToMadness: Dasent, at the end of Season 1. He gets better. * EmbarrassingFirstName: Hohepa. His first name is [[spoiler: Elvis.]]

* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: [[spoiler: After Steve gets Ms O'Flaherty pregnant and forces her to have an abortion, she becomes so depressed that she [[DrivenToSuicide tries to kill herself]]. She only survives because just afterward a fire broke out and she was discovered by the boys of 5F]]
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* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: [[spoiler: After Steve gets Ms O'Flaherty pregnant and forces her to have an abortion, she becomes so depressed that she [[DrivenToSuicide tries to kill herself]]. She only survives because just afterward a fire broke out and she was discovered by the boys of 5F]]5F.]]

* JerkAss: Steve. * JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Mr Gornsby
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* JerkAss: Steve. ''Steve.'' * JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Mr GornsbyGormsby

* MeaningfulEcho: "Nice wheels Steve." * MolotovCocktail
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* LastNameBasis: Most of 5F, for reasons ranging from 'everyone in class goes by their last name' to 'it's embarrassing' to 'most people can't pronounce it'. * MeaningfulEcho: "Nice wheels wheels, Steve." * MolotovCocktailMolotovCocktail: At one point, Gormsby teaches 5F how to make them in order to help them understand the Russian Revolution.

* MeaningfulEcho: "Nice wheels Steve." * MolotovCocktailNWordPrivileges: Gormsby doesn't have them, but after a while everyone realises that he's not trying to insult them, he's just stuck in the past and still thinks they're acceptable (or he just doesn't care anymore).

* SadistTeacher / SternTeacher: Gormsby tends to walk the line between these tropes * SaveOurStudents
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* SadistTeacher / SternTeacher: Gormsby tends to walk the line between these tropes tropes. * SaveOurStudentsSaveOurStudents: Several times, such as when Tepapawai nearly got merged with the nearby girls' school.

* TeacherStudentRomance * TeenPregnancy
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* TeacherStudentRomance TeacherStudentRomance [[spoiler: Ms Partington and Afioga. It doesn't end well.]] * TeenPregnancyTeenPregnancy: [[spoiler: Hohepa's girlfriend Sophie. It actually ends quite well- they move in together and he gets to become the assistant Maori teacher.]]
12th Jun '13 5:03:30 AM Amemait
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steve from guidance is a bastard
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--> '''Gormsby''': (teaching a spelling lesson) Bastard. Bastard. Steve from Guidance is a Bastard.
31st Mar '13 1:47:01 PM RavenWilder
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* NoBisexuals: After Alasdair [[spoiler:sleeps with Ms O'Flaherty during the school camp]] he is accused of 'going hetero'. * RefugeInAudacity: Almost everyone does this at least once. ** More specifically, everything that comes out of Mr. Gormsby mouth qualifies.
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* NoBisexuals: After Alasdair [[spoiler:sleeps with Ms O'Flaherty during the school camp]] he is accused of 'going hetero'. * RefugeInAudacity: Almost everyone does this at least once. ** More specifically, everything that comes out of Mr. Gormsby mouth qualifies.hetero'.
15th Jan '13 1:46:00 PM nlpnt
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--> '''Gormsby''': Sit down Bastabus, of course I wasn't going to rodger you. This isn't a Catholic School. [[BatmanGambit It was simply a ruse to make Hohepa take responsiblity for his actions]]
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--> '''Gormsby''': Sit down Bastabus, of course I wasn't going to rodger roger you. [[PedophilePriest This isn't a Catholic School.school]]. [[BatmanGambit It was simply a ruse to make Hohepa take responsiblity for his actions]]
1st Jun '12 12:45:31 PM Nocturna
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Rape As Comedy to Black Comedy Rape per the Rape Tropes Special Efforts thread
* BlackComedyRape: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. --> '''Gormsby''': Sit down Bastabus, of course I wasn't going to rodger you. This isn't a Catholic School. [[BatmanGambit It was simply a ruse to make Hohepa take responsiblity for his actions]]

* RapeAsComedy: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. --> '''Gormsby''': Sit down Bastabus, of course I wasn't going to rodger you. This isn't a Catholic School. [[BatmanGambit It was simply a ruse to make Hohepa take responsiblity for his actions]]
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