History Series / TheIncreasinglyPoorDecisionsOfToddMargaret

7th Jul '16 9:58:03 AM gewunomox
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* FawltyTowersPlot: Todd's blatant and escalating lies drive most of the plot. Among other things he insists: his father died last week, he grew up in Leeds (a city he picked at random based on an an [[TheWho album cover]]), he is allergic to nuts (going so far as faking anaphalactic shock and taking unnecessary epinephrine shots), and he lives in the houses of Parliament (he claims it has apartments now).

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* FawltyTowersPlot: Todd's blatant and escalating lies drive most of the plot. Among other things he insists: his father died last week, he grew up in Leeds (a city he picked at random based on an an [[TheWho [[Music/TheWho album cover]]), he is allergic to nuts (going so far as faking anaphalactic shock and taking unnecessary epinephrine shots), and he lives in the houses of Parliament (he claims it has apartments now).
24th Jan '16 8:01:48 PM humanpunk
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* MistakenForPedophile: As in the MistakenForRacist example, this starts with Dave pranking Todd. Todd then proves he's capable of creating the same misunderstanding on his own.
24th Jan '16 7:47:06 PM humanpunk
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24th Jan '16 7:47:04 PM humanpunk
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* DisproportionateRetribution/TheDogWasTheMastermind: The season 2 finale reveals that [[spoiler:Dave has been orchestrating an elaborate revenge against Todd and Brent because they were rude to him in a Portland bar several months earlier]].

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* DisproportionateRetribution/TheDogWasTheMastermind: DisproportionateRetribution / TheDogWasTheMastermind: The season 2 finale reveals that [[spoiler:Dave has been orchestrating an elaborate revenge against Todd and Brent because they were rude to him in a Portland bar several months earlier]].
20th Jan '16 7:01:55 AM humanpunk
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* DisproportionateRetribution/TheDogWasTheMastermind: The season 2 finale reveals that [[spoiler:Dave has been been orchestrating an elaborate revenge scheme against Todd and Brent because they rude to him in a Portland bar several months earlier]].

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* DisproportionateRetribution/TheDogWasTheMastermind: The season 2 finale reveals that [[spoiler:Dave has been been orchestrating an elaborate revenge scheme against Todd and Brent because they were rude to him in a Portland bar several months earlier]].
18th Jan '16 8:13:09 PM humanpunk
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* DisproportionateRetribution/TheDogWasTheMastermind: The season 2 finale reveals that [[spoiler:Dave has been been orchestrating an elaborate revenge scheme against Todd and Brent because they rude to him in a Portland bar several months earlier]].
18th Jan '16 8:01:39 PM humanpunk
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* BerserkButton: Steve Davis beats Todd with a pool queue because [[InsistentTerminology he couldn't pronounce "snooker" correctly.]]

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* BerserkButton: Steve Davis beats Todd with a pool queue cue because [[InsistentTerminology he couldn't pronounce "snooker" correctly.]]



* BritishBrevity: Actually a British-American co-production but only 12 episodes long.
* ButtMonkey: Todd's life becomes increasingly worse because he messes things up.

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* BritishBrevity: Actually a British-American co-production but the seasons are only 12 6 episodes long.
long for a total of 18 as of 2016.
* ButtMonkey: Todd's life becomes increasingly worse because he messes things up. up.
* CallBack: There are many of these throughout the first two seasons, and then the third takes it UpToEleven.



* NukeEm: [[spoiler:Todd does this in the finale to the entire planet.]]

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* NukeEm: [[spoiler:Todd does this in the season 2 finale to the entire planet.]]



** Alice is the only one to figure out Dave's game.

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** Alice is the only one to figure out Dave's game.[[spoiler:Dave's game]].
18th Jan '16 7:54:59 PM humanpunk
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* ApocalypseHow: [[spoiler:Of the planetary variety. Todd Margaret pushes the button that sets of numerous nuclear warheads, incinerating the planet. The third season will be taking place post-Apocalypse.]]

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* ApocalypseHow: [[spoiler:Of the planetary variety. Todd Margaret pushes the button that sets of numerous nuclear warheads, incinerating the planet. The third season will be taking place post-Apocalypse.does some interesting things to write itself out of that one.]]
18th Jan '16 7:49:51 PM humanpunk
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* NukeEm: [[spoiler:Todd does this in the finale to the entire planet.]]

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** In season 3, Todd ends up at a white supremacist rally and is mistaken for one himself by both the supremacists and the anti-racist protesters outside the venue.
* NukeEm: [[spoiler:Todd does this in the finale to the entire planet.]] ]]
13th Jan '16 10:41:13 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* [[spoiler:ApocalypseHow: Of the planetary variety. Todd Margaret pushes the button that sets of numerous nuclear warheads, incinerating the planet. The third season will be taking place post-Apocalypse.]]

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* [[spoiler:ApocalypseHow: Of ApocalypseHow: [[spoiler:Of the planetary variety. Todd Margaret pushes the button that sets of numerous nuclear warheads, incinerating the planet. The third season will be taking place post-Apocalypse.]]



* [[spoiler:NukeEm: Todd does this in the finale to the entire planet.]]

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* [[spoiler:NukeEm: Todd NukeEm: [[spoiler:Todd does this in the finale to the entire planet.]]
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