History YMMV / JeevesAndWooster

26th Jun '16 8:07:08 PM WildeOscar
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** In the TV series the ValuesDissonance of the minstrel show is {{Lampshaded}}: Jeeves comments on the supposed origins of blackface minstrels, saying that its being based on plantation slaves [[HappinessInSlavery singing songs about their happy lives]] to be "[[PoliticallyCorrectHistory an unlikely contingency, one surmises, bearing in mind their situation.]]"

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** In the TV series the ValuesDissonance of the minstrel show is {{Lampshaded}}: Jeeves comments on the supposed origins of blackface minstrels, saying that its being based on plantation slaves [[HappinessInSlavery singing songs about their happy lives]] to be "[[PoliticallyCorrectHistory an unlikely contingency, one surmises, bearing in mind their situation.]]"]]" Jeeves also has a very subtle expression of disgust on his face in this scene.
21st May '16 8:49:36 AM kraas
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** In the TV series the ValuesDissonance of the minstrel show is {{Lampshaded}}: Jeeves comments on the supposed origins of blackface minstrels, saying that its being based on plantation slaves [[HappinessInSlavery singing songs about their happy lives]] to be "[[PoliticallyCorrectHistory an unlikely contingency, one surmises, bearing in mind their situation.]]"
21st Apr '16 4:46:38 AM GothicProphet
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25th Mar '16 9:27:54 PM LBHills
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* HoYay: To the point that the [[HoYay/PGWodehouse Ho Yay section for Wodehouse's works]] could as well have been called the Jeeves & Wooster-section (with a sideorder of Psmith).

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* HoYay: To the point that the The [[HoYay/PGWodehouse Ho Yay section for Wodehouse's works]] could as well have been called the Jeeves & Wooster-section (with a sideorder side order of Psmith).
23rd Dec '14 6:18:57 AM supergod
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** In the show, despite their official HeterosexualLifePartners status, Bertie and Jeeves both seem almost ''suspiciously'' determined to make sure Bertie never ends up with whatever woman he's gotten himself engaged to. Early in the show's run Jeeves will explain that he thinks the fiancée is a "bad match" but as the plot kept coming up it was taken for granted that Bertie was simply ''never'' to marry if he and Jeeves can find him a way out of it.
18th Sep '14 10:29:53 AM LBHills
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* FandomBerserkButton: '''Jeeves is not a butler'''. He is a ''valet'' (or a gentleman's gentleman). There is a difference. Woe betide you if a fan hears you refer to him as such...or, worse, as a ''chauffeur''. And in British English, the t in valet is not silent - so VA-llut, not valéy. (That said, if the call comes, Jeeves can "butle with the best of them.")

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* FandomBerserkButton: '''Jeeves is not a butler'''. He is a ''valet'' (or a gentleman's gentleman). There is a difference. Woe betide you if a fan hears you refer to him as such...or, worse, as a ''chauffeur''. And in British English, the t in valet is not silent - so VA-llut, not valéy. (That said, valéy.
** Although now that we're clear on that subject,
if the call comes, need for a butler ''does'' arise, Jeeves can "butle "buttle with the best of them.")
13th Jun '14 4:20:19 PM LBHills
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* IdiotPlot
** Ordinarily, IdiotPlot is a put-down. But here, the fact that most of the cast are idiots is essentially the ''premise'' of the series, so there's no harm done in calling these plots what they are.

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* IdiotPlot
**
IdiotPlot: Ordinarily, IdiotPlot is that would be a put-down. But here, the fact that most of the cast are idiots is essentially the ''premise'' of the series, so there's no harm done in calling these plots what they are.
16th Jan '14 2:49:41 PM Shoebox
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* ValuesDissonance: A few instances of casual racism in the books, very typical of the period. In particular, [[UncleTomFoolery Minstrels in blackface]] are presented as harmless jolly fun. There's also a problematic scene wherein it turns out Jeeves has rid himself of Bertie's latest fashion ''faux pas'' -- bright purple socks -- by giving them to a New York elevator operator, who then thanks Bertie using 'Negro' dialect more suited to one of those minstrel shows. (It should be noted, though, that Bertie's reaction is characteristically gracious; clearly the Code of the Woosters is an impressively broad-minded one.)

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* ValuesDissonance: A few instances of casual racism in the books, very typical of the period. In particular, [[UncleTomFoolery Minstrels in blackface]] are presented as harmless jolly fun. There's also a problematic scene wherein it turns out Jeeves has rid himself of Bertie's latest fashion ''faux pas'' -- bright purple socks -- by giving them to a New York elevator operator, who then thanks Bertie using 'Negro' dialect more suited to one of those minstrel shows. (It should be noted, though, that Bertie's reaction is characteristically gracious; clearly the Code of the Woosters is an impressively broad-minded one.fairly broad-minded.)
16th Jan '14 2:49:06 PM Shoebox
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* ValuesDissonance: A few instances of casual racism in the books, very typical of the period. In particular, [[UncleTomFoolery Minstrels in blackface]] are presented as harmless jolly fun. There's also a problematic scene wherein Jeeves gets rid of Bertie's latest fashion faux pas -- bright purple socks -- by giving them to a New York elevator operator, who ecstatically thanks Bertie using 'Negro' dialect more suited to one of those minstrel shows.

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* ValuesDissonance: A few instances of casual racism in the books, very typical of the period. In particular, [[UncleTomFoolery Minstrels in blackface]] are presented as harmless jolly fun. There's also a problematic scene wherein it turns out Jeeves gets has rid himself of Bertie's latest fashion faux pas ''faux pas'' -- bright purple socks -- by giving them to a New York elevator operator, who ecstatically then thanks Bertie using 'Negro' dialect more suited to one of those minstrel shows.shows. (It should be noted, though, that Bertie's reaction is characteristically gracious; clearly the Code of the Woosters is an impressively broad-minded one.)
16th Jan '14 2:43:34 PM Shoebox
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* ValuesDissonance: A few instances of casual racism in the books, very typical of the period. In particular, [[UncleTomFoolery Minstrels in blackface]] are presented as harmless jolly fun. There's also a problematic scene wherein Jeeves gets rid of Bertie's latest fashion faux pas -- bright purple socks -- by giving them to a New York elevator operator, who ecstatically thanks Bertie using 'Negro' dialect more suited to one of those minstrel shows.
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