History Series / WhatWouldYouDo

14th Sep '16 4:10:06 PM lorgskyegon
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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlFAd4YdQks Viciously deconstructed]]. When the man is abusing the woman, people were quick to step in and stop him. When the woman abused the man, it took hours of filming and over 150 people passed by (''including a police officer'') before someone stepped in and called the cops. Several people when asked why they failed to intervene said they assumed that the man must have done something to deserve it, and freely admitted that had the positions been reversed they would have intervened. One woman was actually cheering on the abuser and saw her as a "role model."
13th Sep '16 5:47:58 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* TeenPregnancy: A recurring backdrop for scenarios.

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* TeenPregnancy: A recurring backdrop for scenarios.scenarios such as a discussion about whether or abort and another with potential adopters.
4th May '16 9:08:22 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* RacistGrandma: In one scenario, a white man rejects his daughter's black boyfriend. An elderly woman speaks out in his favor She even uses the term "colored."

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* RacistGrandma: In one scenario, a white man rejects his daughter's black boyfriend. An elderly woman speaks out in his favor favor. She even uses the term "colored."
13th Mar '16 12:46:44 PM DynamiteXI
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* YouLookFamiliar: They tend to reuse several of their actors, and so far no marks seem to have noticed.
** This is frequently the case with an actress named Traci Hovel, who appears in several roles that require a woman in her thirties (her roles have ranged from beleaguered waitress to supermarket con artist to lazy EMT). Sharp-eyed viewers might also notice that Traci occasionally gets DemotedToExtra whenever WWYD runs scenarios in restaurants or stores, and in those cases she usually takes on the minor role of clerk or waitress (or even fellow patron) just in case a customer needs someone to vent to -- and from the looks of things, the poor woman actually works the job itself for the day.
** This is also the case with an actor named Jeremy Holm, who like Traci participates in a wide range of scenarios, and frequently takes on waiter roles. Quiñones mentioned in one narration that Jeremy works as a waiter in RealLife whenever he doesn't have an acting job.
** Quiñones {{lampshade}}s the trope in one episode, when he identifies one actor playing an anti-Semetic store clerk as having played a racist clerk in two other WWYD scenarios.
** The Utah episode provides an info pop-up on the bottom of the screen that points out that this is the'' '''17th time''' ''the actor playing the abusive husband/boyfriend has played a villain in such a scenario.
** In a scenario where two young men in fatigues went into a bar, supposedly just back from deployments in Afghanistan, and tried to order drinks despite being underage, one mark turned out to have been in the scenario described under OffTheWagon, above.

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* YouLookFamiliar: They tend to reuse several of their actors, and so far no marks seem to have noticed.
** This is frequently the case with an actress named Traci Hovel, who appears in several roles that require a woman in her thirties (her roles have ranged from beleaguered waitress to supermarket con artist to lazy EMT). Sharp-eyed viewers might also notice that Traci occasionally gets DemotedToExtra whenever WWYD runs scenarios in restaurants or stores, and in those cases she usually takes on the minor role of clerk or waitress (or even fellow patron) just in case a customer needs someone to vent to -- and from the looks of things, the poor woman actually works the job itself for the day.
** This is also the case with an actor named Jeremy Holm, who like Traci participates in a wide range of scenarios, and frequently takes on waiter roles. Quiñones mentioned in one narration that Jeremy works as a waiter in RealLife whenever he doesn't have an acting job.
** Quiñones {{lampshade}}s the trope in one episode, when he identifies one actor playing an anti-Semetic store clerk as having played a racist clerk in two other WWYD scenarios.
** The Utah episode provides an info pop-up on the bottom of the screen that points out that this is the'' '''17th time''' ''the actor playing the abusive husband/boyfriend has played a villain in such a scenario.
** In a scenario where two young men in fatigues went into a bar, supposedly just back from deployments in Afghanistan, and tried to order drinks despite being underage, one mark turned out to have been in the scenario described under OffTheWagon, above.
4th Mar '16 3:21:46 PM DavidDelony
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* RacistGrandma: One scenario had an elderly woman speak out in favor of a white man who rejected his daughter going out with a black man. She even uses the term "colored."

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* RacistGrandma: One scenario had an In one scenario, a white man rejects his daughter's black boyfriend. An elderly woman speak speaks out in his favor of a white man who rejected his daughter going out with a black man. She even uses the term "colored."
4th Mar '16 3:20:09 PM DavidDelony
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* RacistGrandma: One scenario had an elderly woman speak out in favor of a white man who rejected his daughter going out with a black man. She even uses the term "colored."
13th Oct '15 6:20:45 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* PapaWolf: Men are just as likely to jump in and help girls in trouble as women are. In one scenario, a group of guys cornered and rushed a pair of actors that they thought were kidnapping a girl.

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* PapaWolf: Men are just as likely to jump in and help girls in trouble as women are. In one scenario, a group of guys cornered and rushed a pair of an actors that they thought were was kidnapping a girl.
13th Oct '15 6:19:21 AM ChaoticNovelist
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%%* IncrediblyLamePun: So many!

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%%* IncrediblyLamePun: So many!



** For some scenarios, it's the marks who have the rude/offensive actions.

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** For some scenarios, it's the marks who have has the rude/offensive actions.



* PapaWolf: Men are just as likely to jump in and help women in trouble as other women are.

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* PapaWolf: Men are just as likely to jump in and help women girls in trouble as other women are.are. In one scenario, a group of guys cornered and rushed a pair of actors that they thought were kidnapping a girl.
12th Oct '15 1:35:32 PM Folamh3
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* FakePregnancy: Examined the implications of this trope in one episode. Onlookers watch as a young woman buys a positive pregnancy test from a pregnant woman, and then uses it to pressure her boyfriend into marriage, saying how excited she is to start a family with him.
4th Sep '15 11:17:14 PM DavidDelony
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* PapaWolf: Men are just as likely to jump in and help women in trouble as other women are.
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