History Series / TheKingofQueens

21st Apr '17 8:41:47 PM Fireblood
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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Carrie is a pretty major version of this and it was implied that Deacon's wife can be pretty abusive as well. Also one episode had Carrie teach a girlfriend of Spence to be [[DudeNotFunny verbally abusive to]] [[ButtMonkey Spence.]]

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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Carrie is a pretty major version of this and it was implied that Deacon's wife can be pretty abusive as well. Also one episode had Carrie teach a girlfriend of Spence to be [[DudeNotFunny verbally abusive to]] [[ButtMonkey Spence.him.]]



** Also there are episodes in which Doug and Carrie realize just how destructive their relationship is and even visibly disturbed by such revelation.

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** Also there are episodes in which Doug and Carrie realize just how destructive their relationship is and are even visibly disturbed by such revelation.the revelation.
** When Doug joins a support group for men in abusive relationships (to get out of the weight loss one, which doesn't serve food), they have him talk about his experience and he relates how Carrie does things like twist his nipples after he angers her over something. He also blames this for his weight. Carrie doesn't help this by then being her normal obnoxious self when she comes to pick Doug up. After learning what group he's really in, she's of course outraged and notes that Doug was already overweight before she even met him. However, her twisting his nipples is justified by his bad behavior according to her. It's pretty certain however that no one would feel this excused Doug twisting ''her'' nipples.
** The episode "The Waitress" definitely comes to mind with this trope. In the episode, Doug has to deal with a very rude waitress who not only does not serve him at the same time as his friend, but refuses to get his ready chicken wings that remain sitting on the counter. When Doug goes up and gets the chicken wings himself, the restaurant's manager punishes the waitress for not delivering the plate to Doug by sending her home. The waitress then declares she's going to beat Doug up when he leaves and spends the remainder of the episode stalking around the front of the restaurant, waiting for Doug to leave. Not only is this PlayedForLaughs, but nobody calls the cops about this obvious harassment and Doug is portrayed as being the wrong party. And it's still PlayedForLaughs when the waitress beats him up off-screen!
21st Apr '17 8:36:28 PM Fireblood
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* WhiteGuilt: Arthur does some research on his ancestry and discovers some of his ancestors were once slave traders, he apologizes to Deacon (the only black person he knows, apparently), who tells him there is no need since he didn't do it. Later though he discovers he's wrong, and his ancestors were actually Irish travelers. He's now free of guilt and then unabashedly tries to get Deacon doing unpaid chores for paying off a debt he owes Arthur, outraging him by this sudden about-face.

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* WhiteGuilt: Arthur does some research on his ancestry and discovers some of his ancestors were once slave traders, he traders. He apologizes to Deacon (the only black person he knows, apparently), who tells him there is no need since he didn't do it. Later though he discovers he's wrong, and his ancestors were actually Irish travelers. He's now free of guilt and then unabashedly tries to get Deacon doing unpaid chores for as a means of [[WorkOffTheDebt paying off a debt debt]] he owes Arthur, outraging him by with this sudden about-face.
24th Mar '17 9:00:41 AM Demetrios
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* AwesomeButImpractical: The first house Doug and Carrie bought together turned out to be more impractical than awesome as Doug initially thought. The house itself was uncomfortably close to a school, the easy chair that looked like a hand wasn't as comfortable as it looked, the sunken living room was a booby trap, and the dumbwaiter was, well, [[StealthPun dumb]].

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* AwesomeButImpractical: The first house Doug and Carrie bought together turned out to be more impractical than awesome as Doug initially thought. The house itself was uncomfortably close to a school, the easy chair that looked like a hand wasn't as comfortable as it looked, [[MalevolentArchitecture the sunken living room was a booby trap, trap]], and the dumbwaiter was, well, [[StealthPun dumb]].



* PrimAndProperBun: One episode was rather weird about it. In the episode, the male characters pretty much outright say that bun hairstyles are ''only'' for dowdy old librarian types, and thus beautiful young women like Carrie [[YourNormalIsOurTaboo would have to be insane to wear their hair that way]]. To be fair, though, Carrie was being pretty weird about it too. She was treating wearing her hair in a bun [[MundaneMadeAwesome with the same excitement as if she just won the lottery]].

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* PrimAndProperBun: One The episode "Bun Dummy" was rather weird about it. In the episode, the male characters pretty much outright say that bun hairstyles are ''only'' for dowdy old librarian types, and thus beautiful young women like Carrie [[YourNormalIsOurTaboo would have to be insane to wear their hair that way]]. To be fair, though, Carrie was being pretty weird about it too. She was treating wearing her hair in a bun [[MundaneMadeAwesome with the same excitement as if she just won the lottery]].
16th Mar '17 6:44:32 AM morenohijazo
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* NewYorkIsOnlyManhattan: Averted here. Which, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as it says on the label]], is set in and around Queens.
25th Feb '17 2:45:50 PM Demetrios
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* PrimAndProperBun: One episode was rather weird about it. In the episode, the male characters pretty much outright say that bun hairstyles are ''only'' for dowdy old librarian types, and thus beautiful young women like Carrie [[YourNormalIsOurTaboo would have to be insane to wear their hair that way]]. To be fair, though, Carrie was being pretty weird about it too. She was treating wearing her hair in a bun [[MundaneMadeAwesome with the same excitement as if she just won the lottery]].
17th Feb '17 12:48:45 AM AgProv
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* ShoutOut: In ''Offtrack - Bedding'', Carrie is in the kitchen preparing food when Doug walks in and says "Hi, Sticky Buns!" Carrie is flattered and says [[Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond it's nice to have a husband who can make up funny nicknames for her when he walks in]]. dog looks baffled and goes to the plate of cakes on the work-top that he was realy speaking to...

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* ShoutOut: In ''Offtrack - Bedding'', Carrie is in the kitchen preparing food when Doug walks in and says "Hi, Sticky Buns!" Carrie is flattered and says [[Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond it's nice to have a husband who can make up funny nicknames for her when he walks in]]. dog Doug looks baffled baffled, and goes to the plate of cakes on the work-top that he was realy ''really'' speaking to...
17th Feb '17 12:47:42 AM AgProv
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* ShoutOut: In ''Offtrack - Bedding'', Carrie is in the kitchen preparing food when Doug walks in and says "Hi, Sticky Buns!" Carrie is flattered and says [[Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond it's nice to have a husband who can make up funny nicknames for her when he walks in]]. dog looks baffled and goes to the plate of cakes on the work-top that he was realy speaking to...
5th Feb '17 3:23:24 PM Lucymae2
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A well-known Creator/{{CBS}} sitcom running from 1998 to 2007. It focuses on the life of Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), a fat but jovial [[FictionalCounterpart IPS]] driver, and his wife, Carrie Heffernan (Leah Remini), nee Spooner. Most of the time, Doug tries to live a hard-working but relaxed and diet-free life, which is complicated by the zany schemes of Arthur Spooner (Jerry Stiller), Carrie's father, who lives in their basement.

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A well-known Creator/{{CBS}} sitcom running from 1998 to 2007. It focuses on the life of Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), (Creator/KevinJames), a fat but jovial [[FictionalCounterpart IPS]] driver, and his wife, Carrie Heffernan (Leah Remini), nee Spooner. Most of the time, Doug tries to live a hard-working but relaxed and diet-free life, which is complicated by the zany schemes of Arthur Spooner (Jerry Stiller), Carrie's father, who lives in their basement.
19th Jan '17 8:11:44 AM DefectiveStable
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** A clever example occurs in "Shear Torture" when Spence asks Lou Ferrigno to go to a Fantasy convention with him, but ditches him at the last minute so he cant take Adam West instead [[spoiler: On the way to the convention, Adam West tells Spence that he spoke with Lou Ferrigno and found out that he broke his commitment to him. He then forces Spence out of the car, necessitating him to run across four lanes of traffic. Spence misses out on the Fantasy Convention and Adam West also keeps his gas money]]

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** A clever example occurs in "Shear Torture" when Spence asks Lou Ferrigno to go to a Fantasy convention with him, but ditches him at the last minute so he cant can take Adam West instead instead.[[spoiler: On the way to the convention, Adam West tells Spence that he spoke with Lou Ferrigno and found out that he broke his commitment to him. He then forces Spence out of the car, necessitating him to run across four lanes of traffic. Spence misses out on the Fantasy Convention and Adam West also keeps his gas money]]money]].
15th Jan '17 12:02:02 PM AgProv
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* LingerieScene: Carrie moves from bathroom to bedroom in her underwear - only to find her father lying on the bed. She screams at him to get out, but he shrugs and remarks there's nothing there he hasn't seen before.

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* LingerieScene: In ''Strike Out'', Carrie moves from bathroom to bedroom in her underwear - only to find her father lying on the bed. She screams at him to get out, but he shrugs and remarks there's nothing there he hasn't seen before.
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