History TearJerker / FoxTrot

2nd Oct '15 4:04:47 PM Jayalaw
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* Andy's mother issues, which come with her being a WellDoneSonGuy and TheResenter for the fact that apparently ''everyone'' prefers Andy's mother to her, even her friends from the eighth grade. Most people in the story arc blame Andy for her mother issues, even though they've been building up over time and they don't go away overnight.

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* Andy's mother issues, which come with her being a WellDoneSonGuy and TheResenter for the fact that apparently ''everyone'' prefers Andy's mother to her, even her friends from the eighth seventh grade. Most people in the story arc blame Andy for her mother issues, even though they've been building up over time and they don't go away overnight.



** And for "Grandma" herself, seeing that just by being TheAce and a CoolOldLady that she's enabled Andy to develop these issues. She's rightfully upset when she hears Andy grumbling about how she's waiting for her mother to leave, but is willing to listen to her about why Andy is feeling this way.
** The followup Thanksgiving arc is PlayedForLaughs, mainly, with Andy stressing over making the perfect dinner and not allowing her mother to help. She tries to impress her mother by making an elaborate dinner, which ends up going in smoke. Literally. What makes it a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming AND a TearJerker? After Andy gets HeroicBSOD following the disaster of a dinner, "Grandma" tells Andy that she was the same way with her mother, showing that she's not all that perfect and was once a LethalChef as well.

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** And for "Grandma" herself, seeing that just by being TheAce and a CoolOldLady that she's enabled Andy to develop these issues. She's rightfully upset when she hears Andy grumbling about how she's waiting for her mother to leave, but is willing to listen to her about why Andy is feeling this way.
way. The next day, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny after switching their presents to the kids]], she tells Andy YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre and allows Andy to have the limelight on Christmas.
** The followup Thanksgiving arc is PlayedForLaughs, mainly, with Andy stressing over making the perfect dinner and not allowing her mother to help. She tries to impress her mother by making an elaborate dinner, which ends up going in smoke. Literally. What makes it a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming AND a TearJerker? After Andy gets HeroicBSOD following the disaster of a dinner, "Grandma" tells Andy that she was the [[InTheBlood same way with her mother, mother]], showing that she's not all that perfect and was once a LethalChef as well.
2nd Oct '15 4:02:20 PM Jayalaw
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** Even worse is when she tells her mother that [[InnocentlyInsensitive Roger]] called the latter "perfect" and has never said that about Andy. In addition he joins in on the kids celebrating that "Grandma" is coming for Christmas on the grounds that she gives really good presents, and keeps chiding Andy for being resentful even as he spends more time with "Grandma". There's a DoubleStandard in place given that when Roger was feeling inadequate, Andy was comforting him, but when she was feeling inadequate, he didn't return the favor. [[WhatTheHellHero What the hell, Roger?]]

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** Even worse is when she tells her mother that [[InnocentlyInsensitive Roger]] called the latter "perfect" and has never said that about Andy. In addition he joins in on the kids celebrating that "Grandma" is coming for Christmas on the grounds that she gives really good presents, and keeps chiding Andy for being resentful even as he spends more time with "Grandma". There's a DoubleStandard in place given that when Roger was feeling inadequate, inadequate about not being a success, Andy was comforting him, but when she was feeling inadequate, he didn't return the favor. [[WhatTheHellHero What the hell, Roger?]]



--> '''Andy''': Gee . . . a perfect answer. [[SarcamMode How surprising.]]

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--> '''Andy''': Gee . . . a perfect answer. [[SarcamMode [[SarcasmMode How surprising.]]]]
** And for "Grandma" herself, seeing that just by being TheAce and a CoolOldLady that she's enabled Andy to develop these issues. She's rightfully upset when she hears Andy grumbling about how she's waiting for her mother to leave, but is willing to listen to her about why Andy is feeling this way.
2nd Oct '15 3:58:41 PM Jayalaw
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* Andy's mother issues, which come with her being a WellDoneSonGuy and TheResenter for the fact that apparently ''everyone'' prefers Andy's mother to her, even her friends from the eighth grade. Most people in the story arc blame Andy for her mother issues, even though they've been building up over time and they don't go away overnight.
** Andy even mentions that she takes a lot of antacids, and not for the calcium.
** Even worse is when she tells her mother that [[InnocentlyInsensitive Roger]] called the latter "perfect" and has never said that about Andy. In addition he joins in on the kids celebrating that "Grandma" is coming for Christmas on the grounds that she gives really good presents, and keeps chiding Andy for being resentful even as he spends more time with "Grandma". There's a DoubleStandard in place given that when Roger was feeling inadequate, Andy was comforting him, but when she was feeling inadequate, he didn't return the favor. [[WhatTheHellHero What the hell, Roger?]]
--> '''Andy''': How do you think it makes ME feel?!
--> '''Grandma''': Not as half as bad as it makes me feel.
--> '''Andy''': Gee . . . a perfect answer. [[SarcamMode How surprising.]]
** The followup Thanksgiving arc is PlayedForLaughs, mainly, with Andy stressing over making the perfect dinner and not allowing her mother to help. She tries to impress her mother by making an elaborate dinner, which ends up going in smoke. Literally. What makes it a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming AND a TearJerker? After Andy gets HeroicBSOD following the disaster of a dinner, "Grandma" tells Andy that she was the same way with her mother, showing that she's not all that perfect and was once a LethalChef as well.
12th Oct '14 10:12:16 PM RAMChYLD
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* Amend's [[http://www.foxtrot.com/2011/11/11062011/ tribute to Steve Jobs]].

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* Amend's [[http://www.foxtrot.com/2011/11/11062011/ com/2011/11/06/remembrance/ tribute to Steve Jobs]].
7th May '14 4:50:22 PM joker12
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* The strip that came out after 9/11. Andy and Roger are seen watching TV with sad looks on their faces. The last panel shows Andy crying and Rogers asking "Wasn't there a time where we enjoyed watching television?"

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* The strip that came out after 9/11. Andy and Roger are seen watching TV with sad looks on their faces. The last panel shows Andy crying and Rogers Roger asking "Wasn't there a time where we enjoyed watching television?"
7th May '14 4:49:48 PM joker12
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** And it ends with Jason, of all people, deciding to give his allowance to hurricane victims, saying "it's the right thing for me to do." Roger then gives him a hug, saying it's the right thing for ''him'' to do.

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** And it ends with Jason, of all people, deciding to give his allowance to hurricane victims, saying "it's the right thing for me to do." Roger then gives him a hug, saying it's the right thing for ''him'' to do.do.
* The strip that came out after 9/11. Andy and Roger are seen watching TV with sad looks on their faces. The last panel shows Andy crying and Rogers asking "Wasn't there a time where we enjoyed watching television?"
15th Jul '12 5:16:09 AM Twentington
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* Amend's [[http://www.gocomics.com/foxtrot/2011/11/06 tribute to Steve Jobs]].

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* Amend's [[http://www.gocomics.com/foxtrot/2011/11/06 foxtrot.com/2011/11/11062011/ tribute to Steve Jobs]].
21st Jan '12 7:38:16 PM MisterMyst
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* The beginning of the "His Codename Was The Fox" arc, where Roger realizes that, out of his graduating class, he is the only one that never really went on to be some kind of professional success. His facial expressions alone are very telling in terms of how he's taking the news. It was as though, for 2 or 3 days, Amend decided to deconstruct Roger's ButtMonkey status rather than simply play it for laughs.
16th Jan '12 12:35:37 AM Twentington
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** Even more depressing when you realize that they scrapped the old iFruit for a new one resembling an iMac G5 starting in 2007.

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** Even more depressing when you realize that they scrapped the old iFruit for a new one resembling an iMac G5 starting in 2007.2007.
* The arc right after Hurricane Katrina starts with Andy asking Roger if he remembers the weekend in New Orleans right after they were married, and "how alive and wonderful it was". After he says, "How could I forget?" Andy replies, "Let's hope no one does."
** And it ends with Jason, of all people, deciding to give his allowance to hurricane victims, saying "it's the right thing for me to do." Roger then gives him a hug, saying it's the right thing for ''him'' to do.
6th Nov '11 10:44:31 AM tvtroper98
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* In a recent strip, Jason goes down to the basement, moves some stuff and takes out the old iFruit. He plugs it in and then activates it and it says "Welcome to iFruit. Hug me." The final panel reveals that Jason was saddened to not be able to turn back the clock on the iFruit, but wants to be able to pretend to anyways.
-->'''Andy:''' (stroking with sympathy) You can't turn back the clock, Jason.
-->'''Jason:''' (with a sad look) I know. Just let me pretend.

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* In a recent strip, Jason goes down Amend's [[http://www.gocomics.com/foxtrot/2011/11/06 tribute to the basement, moves some stuff and takes out Steve Jobs]].
** Even more depressing when you realize that they scrapped
the old iFruit. He plugs it iFruit for a new one resembling an iMac G5 starting in and then activates it and it says "Welcome to iFruit. Hug me." The final panel reveals that Jason was saddened to not be able to turn back the clock on the iFruit, but wants to be able to pretend to anyways.
-->'''Andy:''' (stroking with sympathy) You can't turn back the clock, Jason.
-->'''Jason:''' (with a sad look) I know. Just let me pretend.
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