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25th Sep '16 7:31:49 PM ngh93
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'''To Make Matters Worse:''' This episode shows even Lipschitz ''himself'' knows nothing about parenting and is just a sell-out to parents like Didi who choose to buy his books and follow his advice.\\

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'''To Make Matters Worse:''' This episode shows even Lipschitz ''himself'' knows nothing about parenting and is just a sell-out to parents like Didi who choose to buy his books and follow his advice.\\
17th Sep '16 12:21:14 PM Hedging
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** In "The X-Ray Story", Dino has his x-ray taken and is discovered to have contacted a disease the doctor says that is harmless to dinosaurs [[ChekhovsGun but lethal to humans.]] After Fred and Dino leave, the x-ray is accidentally blown out the window, and a police officer finds it and sees Fred's name on it.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' The police officer to first find out where the x-ray came from and ask them about it before taking action.\\
'''Instead:''' He immediately jumps to the conclusion that it's ''Fred's'' x-ray and takes it to the police laboratory, where they assume that he has the disease that is dangerous to humans.\\

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** In "The X-Ray Story", Dino has his is sick, so Fred takes him to the vetenarian. The vetenarian takes an x-ray taken of Dino, and is discovered to have contacted discovers that he has a disease the doctor says called a "dinopeptic germ", that is harmless to dinosaurs [[ChekhovsGun but lethal incredibly virulent to humans.]] After Fred and Dino leave, the nurse writes Fred's name on it to store it in his file, but when she is called into another room the the x-ray is accidentally blown out the window, and is discovered by a police officer finds who takes it down to the police laboratory\\
'''You'd Expect:''' The police department to first find out where the x-ray came from
and sees Fred's name on it.ask them about it before taking action.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' The police officer to first find out where the x-ray came from and ask them about it before taking action.\\
'''Instead:''' He They immediately jumps to the conclusion assume that it's ''Fred's'' Fred's x-ray and takes because it to the police laboratory, where they assume that he has the disease that is dangerous to humans.his name on it.\\



'''You'd Expect:''' That they would put someone responsible in charge of holding their money for the trip, like Wilma or Betty.\\
'''Or:''' For the gang to keep aside the money they need to pay their hotel bill while splitting the rest of the money between the four of them to do what they wish.\\
'''Instead:''' Wilma decides to put ''[[TheGamblingAddict Fred]]'' in charge of holding ''all'' the money they brought.\\
'''So:''' Wilma warns him not to gamble with their vacation funds while she and Betty swim in the pool.\\

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'''You'd Expect:''' That Expect:'''Tat since Fred has a major gambling problem and they are staying in a place known for gambling more than anything, that that the gang would put someone responsible in charge of holding their probably realize it would probably be better if Wilma held the money they brought for the trip, like Wilma or Betty.trip.\\
'''Or:''' For the gang to keep aside '''Instead:''' Wilma leaves ''[[TheGamblingAddict Fred]]'' with ''all'' the money they need to pay their hotel bill while splitting the rest of the money between the four of them to do what they wish.brought.\\
'''Instead:''' Wilma decides to put ''[[TheGamblingAddict Fred]]'' in charge of holding ''all'' the money they brought.\\
'''So:''' Wilma warns him not to gamble with their vacation funds while she and Betty swim in go to the pool.\\
9th Sep '16 2:59:31 PM GrantMK2
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** The episode ''The Late Mr. Kent'' has Clark researching a murder from years ago and suggesting that the man convicted, Earnest Walker, wasn't actually guilty. The actual murderer, [[spoiler: Detective Bowman]], learns of this.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' For the murderer to not do anything. At the time they learned this they didn't have anything to suggest that Clark actually ''would'' find anything to clear Walker, let alone lead them to the real murderer. Besides which, murdering a reporter investigating the case would convince everyone that Clark had been right and probably make the Daily Planet do a very public investigation.\\
'''Instead:''' The murderer planted a bomb in Clark's car and put a very traceable bug on his phone. As if that wasn't enough, the murderer put a bomb in Clark's apartment and stuck around to watch it blow up. Really [[spoiler: Bowman on his own]] did more than Superman and Lois put together to reveal the truth.
21st Aug '16 12:21:40 PM kablammin45
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** "At The Races": Fred expresses interest in buying a popular pool hall from its retiring wealthy owner, knowing it'll result in the Flinstones' (and the Rubbles') fortunes turning around. However, Fred and Barney don't have enough cash on hand to acquire it, so they put their life's savings into a bet on a nearby horse, er, dinosaur race. They manage to win by the skin of their teeth and head home to tell Wilma the good news. Before they get there, however, Fred begins to fear how Wilma will react to how he won the money in the first place. Thus, he and Barney decide they need to hide the check from Wilma, just in case she blows her stack.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' Since Barney is with him and knows the whole story, Fred can just have him wait outside with the check while he tells Wilma about his big win. Thus, all Fred and Barney have to do is have Barney walk in with it if she is ecstatic about the big win. (Which she ultimately is.)\\
'''Instead:''' Fred and Barney decide to hide the check under a rock a fair distance away from the house (where just anyone could stumble upon it) as they tell Wilma. Now when Wilma is ecstatic about the win and what Fred plans to do with the money, they have to go all the way back out to find the ticket. They then fall victim to a DiabolusExMachina in the form of a mugger who over-powers both Fred ''and'' Barney and relieves them of the check, resulting in a DownerEnding.\\
'''Additionally, You'd Expect This:''' It's not like they couldn't call the police or the bank to either find the check, replace it (since it wasn't cashed in yet), or find the mugger. Heck, if the mugger tries to cash the check, the teller would likely see that it wasn't his and call the police and the Flintstones. (It's not like he could have cleanly scribbled out who the check was made for; like everything else in Bedrock it's made of stone! It's also not like Wilma would refuse to believe Barney's story about how they lost the check forever, either.)\\
'''Instead:''' It's clear from the rest of the series' run that none of this happened and the check was treated as gone forever. Granted, it likely would have ended the series if the two couples had moved on up like that from buying the pool hall and becoming wealthy, but still...
13th Aug '16 5:05:28 PM nombretomado
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'''Instead:''' The [[SarcasmMode genius]] decides to pull a DirtyHarry and lovingly describe said weapon without firing a shot.\\

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'''Instead:''' The [[SarcasmMode genius]] decides to pull a DirtyHarry Film/DirtyHarry and lovingly describe said weapon without firing a shot.\\
10th Aug '16 12:25:49 PM DevinMeenan
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* The ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' episode ''Growing Pains'' ends with Venom crashing into the Daily Bugle office and declaring Peter Parker is Spider-Man.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' episode ''Growing Pains'' ends with Venom crashing into the Daily Bugle office and declaring Peter Parker is Spider-Man. \\
10th Aug '16 12:24:31 PM DevinMeenan
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' episode "Identity Crisis", Venom has declared that Peter Parker is Spider-Man. As journalists are trying to get proof, Venom attacks Spidey and eventually rips off his mask as Spidey quickly dives behind a car to avoid being seen.\\

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* In The ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' episode ''Growing Pains'' ends with Venom crashing into the Daily Bugle office and declaring Peter Parker is Spider-Man.
'''You'd Expect:''' Venom to do something that forces Peter into action, like throwing Jameson or one of the other Bugle staff members out of a window, thereby providing incontrovertible proof that Peter is Spider-Man.\\
'''Instead:''' Venom leaves immediately after dropping this bombshell, leaving no proof of his claims but his word.
** In the next episode
"Identity Crisis", Venom has declared that Peter Parker is Spider-Man. As as journalists are trying to get proof, proof of Spider-Man's identity,, Venom attacks Spidey and eventually rips off his mask as Spidey quickly dives behind a car to avoid being seen.\\
8th Aug '16 11:20:52 PM infernape612
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*** '''You'd Expect:''' Hacker to tell Wicked to only spend a certain amount, and leave the rest for him.\\
'''Or:''' First go to the black hole, pay the amount needed to throw Motherboard in, and give the rest to her.\\
'''Instead:''' He's so busy making he plans as new ruler of Cyberspace, he unwisely tells Wicked to buy anything she wants, just leave him alone. So Wicked buys several expensive things, just handing the people huge amounts of money and never asking for change. So by the time Hacker gets the black hole, he finds Wicked has spent nearly everything he made in the auction, and cannot pay for the disposal.

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*** '''You'd Expect:''' Hacker to tell Wicked to only spend a certain amount, and leave the rest for him.\\
'''Or:''' First go to the black hole, pay the amount needed to throw Motherboard in, and give the rest to her.\\
'''Instead:''' He's so busy making he plans as new ruler of Cyberspace, he unwisely tells Wicked to buy anything she wants, just leave him alone. So Wicked buys several expensive things, just handing the people huge amounts of money and never asking for change. So by the time Hacker gets the black hole, he finds Wicked has spent nearly everything he made in the auction, and cannot pay for the disposal.



'''Instead:''' For some unfathomable reason, he instead decides to trap Felix ''and'' the bag in a satellite and launch him out into outer space, the ''exact opposite'' of what would've helped get the bag. On top of that, it gets Felix recognized as a worldwide hero by being launched into space. And Professor decides to go to the trouble of travelling all the way to the antarctic where Felix landed to steal the bag anyway. Even the Professor realizes he [[DidntThinkThisThrough didn't think things through by the end.]] \\

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'''Instead:''' For some unfathomable reason, he instead decides to trap Felix ''and'' the bag in a satellite and launch him out into outer space, the ''exact opposite'' of what would've helped get the bag. On top of that, it gets Felix recognized as a worldwide hero by being launched into space. And Professor decides to go to the trouble of travelling all the way to the antarctic where Felix landed to steal the bag anyway. Even the Professor realizes he [[DidntThinkThisThrough didn't think things through by the end.]] \\]]



'''Instead:''' ''He scolds the girls as the german mustached man he pretended to be at the bowling alley along with Fred'' , which gives the game away.\\

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'''Instead:''' ''He scolds the girls as the german German mustached man he pretended to be at the bowling alley along with Fred'' , which gives the game away.\\



* In "The Golf Champion", after Fred wins his lodges golf tournament, Barney, who is the club's president at the time, will not award him his trophy because he is behind in paying his membership dues\\

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* ** In "The Golf Champion", after Fred wins his lodges golf tournament, Barney, who is the club's president at the time, will not award him his trophy because he is behind in paying his membership dues\\



** In "Speed Eraser" (the biggest example yet), Kyle isn't here yet, so Chum Chum tells him he should erase the board.

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** In "Speed Eraser" (the biggest example yet), Kyle isn't here yet, so Chum Chum tells him he should erase the board.\\



'''Eventually:''' Kyle literally attaches the eraser to Fanboy's hand, which horrifies him upon hearing what will happen upon doing so.

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'''Eventually:''' Kyle literally attaches the eraser to Fanboy's hand, which horrifies him upon hearing what will happen upon doing so.\\



'''[[FailureIsTheOnlyOption INSTEAD]]:''' ''[[FacePalm He inexplicably yells out the entire plan in front of Frankie and Mr. Herriman.]]'';

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'''[[FailureIsTheOnlyOption INSTEAD]]:''' ''[[FacePalm He inexplicably yells out the entire plan in front of Frankie and Mr. Herriman.]]''; ]]''\\



* WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}:

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* WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}:''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'':



'''What You'd Expect:''' [[spoiler: Peter to remember that part about it being a Spider and thus limit his suspect list to Iron Spider, Miles Morales, Agent Venom, and especially the newly-introduced Scarlet Spider.]]

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'''What You'd Expect:''' [[spoiler: Peter to remember that part about it being a Spider and thus limit his suspect list to Iron Spider, Miles Morales, Agent Venom, and especially the newly-introduced Scarlet Spider.]]]]\\



* WesternAnimation/VentureBrothers

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* WesternAnimation/VentureBrothers''WesternAnimation/VentureBrothers''
4th Aug '16 9:01:47 AM Prinzenick
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** In the second Joe Oriolo Felix the Cat cartoon "Into Outer Space", the Professor has Felix trapped inside of his laboratory and has a clear shot at getting the Magic Bag away from him.
'''You'd Expect:''' Professor to take the Magic Bag then and there and imprison Felix somewhere else in the lab.
'''Instead:''' For some unfathomable reason, he instead decides to trap Felix ''and'' the bag in a satellite and launch him out into outer space, the ''exact opposite'' of what would've helped get the bag. On top of that, it gets Felix recognized as a worldwide hero by being launched into space. And Professor decides to go to the trouble of travelling all the way to the antarctic where Felix landed to steal the bag anyway. Even the Professor realizes he [[DidntThinkThisThrough didn't think things through by the end.]]

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** In the second Joe Oriolo Felix the Cat cartoon "Into Outer Space", the Professor has Felix trapped inside of his laboratory and has a clear shot at getting the Magic Bag away from him.
him.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' Professor to take the Magic Bag then and there and imprison Felix somewhere else in the lab.
lab.\\
'''Instead:''' For some unfathomable reason, he instead decides to trap Felix ''and'' the bag in a satellite and launch him out into outer space, the ''exact opposite'' of what would've helped get the bag. On top of that, it gets Felix recognized as a worldwide hero by being launched into space. And Professor decides to go to the trouble of travelling all the way to the antarctic where Felix landed to steal the bag anyway. Even the Professor realizes he [[DidntThinkThisThrough didn't think things through by the end.]] \\
4th Aug '16 9:00:45 AM Prinzenick
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** In the second Joe Oriolo Felix the Cat cartoon "Into Outer Space", the Professor has Felix trapped inside of his laboratory and has a clear shot at getting the Magic Bag away from him.
'''You'd Expect:''' Professor to take the Magic Bag then and there and imprison Felix somewhere else in the lab.
'''Instead:''' For some unfathomable reason, he instead decides to trap Felix ''and'' the bag in a satellite and launch him out into outer space, the ''exact opposite'' of what would've helped get the bag. On top of that, it gets Felix recognized as a worldwide hero by being launched into space. And Professor decides to go to the trouble of travelling all the way to the antarctic where Felix landed to steal the bag anyway. Even the Professor realizes he [[DidntThinkThisThrough didn't think things through by the end.]]
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