History YMMV / VarsityBlues

31st Jul '15 3:07:36 AM Silverblade2
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* HarsherInHindsight: Billy Bob's concussions with the recent controversy over several ex-football players suffering ill effects from concussions they sustained while playing.
* MoralEventHorizon: Coach Kilmer crossed this early and often.
** He played Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berated him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury, and to such an extent that Billy Bob was nearly DrivenToSuicide.
** Mox is brought up to starting QB because the previous one sustained a horrific knee injury, requiring surgery. How was this Kilmer's fault? Well, Lance's knee was shot to hell, having layers of (untreated!) scar tissue due to Kilmer talking him into taking some painkillers rather than sit him out, and keeping the injury secret so that he wouldn't lose a star player. So by the time the final knee injury happened, it came in the form of a CareerEndingInjury, costing Lance a scholarship and a future.
** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at the end of the movie and forced Kilmer's resignation - the black running back that Kilmer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in a few games, got a similar injury to Lance's. Kilmer, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the ''other'' player, tried to do ''the exact same thing''. This after said running back admitted to Mox that his mother was doing the recruiting for him because Kilmer refused to try and push his talent to colleges.
** Oh, and did we mention that none of the athletes were paid, as [[SeriousBusiness they were all teenagers in High School when Kilmer did this]]?

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* HarsherInHindsight: Billy Bob's concussions with the recent controversy over several ex-football players suffering ill effects from concussions they sustained while playing. \n* MoralEventHorizon: Coach Kilmer crossed this early and often.\n** He played Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berated him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury, and to such an extent that Billy Bob was nearly DrivenToSuicide.\n** Mox is brought up to starting QB because the previous one sustained a horrific knee injury, requiring surgery. How was this Kilmer's fault? Well, Lance's knee was shot to hell, having layers of (untreated!) scar tissue due to Kilmer talking him into taking some painkillers rather than sit him out, and keeping the injury secret so that he wouldn't lose a star player. So by the time the final knee injury happened, it came in the form of a CareerEndingInjury, costing Lance a scholarship and a future.\n** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at the end of the movie and forced Kilmer's resignation - the black running back that Kilmer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in a few games, got a similar injury to Lance's. Kilmer, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the ''other'' player, tried to do ''the exact same thing''. This after said running back admitted to Mox that his mother was doing the recruiting for him because Kilmer refused to try and push his talent to colleges.\n** Oh, and did we mention that none of the athletes were paid, as [[SeriousBusiness they were all teenagers in High School when Kilmer did this]]?
22nd Feb '15 3:26:59 PM DawnBTVS
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** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at the end of the movie and forced Kilmer's resignation - the black running back that Kilmer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in a few games, got a similar injury to Lance's. Kilmer, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the ''other'' player, tried to do ''the exact same thing''.

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** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at the end of the movie and forced Kilmer's resignation - the black running back that Kilmer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in a few games, got a similar injury to Lance's. Kilmer, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the ''other'' player, tried to do ''the exact same thing''. This after said running back admitted to Mox that his mother was doing the recruiting for him because Kilmer refused to try and push his talent to colleges.
19th Sep '14 8:07:16 PM kquinn0830
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* HarsherInHindsight: Billy Bob's concussions with the recent controversy over several ex-football players suffering ill effects from concussions they sustained while playing.
11th Aug '14 7:46:04 PM IncoG5nito
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* MoralEventHorizon: Coach Kilmer crossed this early and often. such as playing

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* MoralEventHorizon: Coach Kilmer crossed this early and often. such as playing



** Mox is brought up to starting QB because the previous one sustained a horrific knee injury, requiring surgery. How was this Klimer's fault? Well, Lance's knee was shot to hell, having layers of (untreated!) scar tissue due to Klimer talking him into taking some painkillers rather than sit him out, and keeping the injury secret so that he wouldn't lose a star player. So by the time the final knee injury happened, it came in the form of a CareerEndingInjury, costing Lance a scholarship and a future.
** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at the end of the movie and forced Klimer's resignation - the black Running Back that Klimer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in a few games, got a similar injury to Lance's. Klimer, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the ''other'' player, tried to do ''the exact same thing''.
** Oh, and did we mention that none of the athletes were paid, as [[SeriousBusiness they were all teenagers in High School when Klimer did this]]?

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** Mox is brought up to starting QB because the previous one sustained a horrific knee injury, requiring surgery. How was this Klimer's Kilmer's fault? Well, Lance's knee was shot to hell, having layers of (untreated!) scar tissue due to Klimer Kilmer talking him into taking some painkillers rather than sit him out, and keeping the injury secret so that he wouldn't lose a star player. So by the time the final knee injury happened, it came in the form of a CareerEndingInjury, costing Lance a scholarship and a future.
** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at the end of the movie and forced Klimer's Kilmer's resignation - the black Running Back running back that Klimer Kilmer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in a few games, got a similar injury to Lance's. Klimer, Kilmer, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the ''other'' player, tried to do ''the exact same thing''.
** Oh, and did we mention that none of the athletes were paid, as [[SeriousBusiness they were all teenagers in High School when Klimer Kilmer did this]]?
2nd Oct '13 7:46:51 AM ironballs16
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** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at the end of the movie and forced Klimer's resignation - the black Running Back that Klimer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in a few games, got a similar injury to Lance's. And, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the ''other'' player, Klimer pulled ''the exact same thing''.

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** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at the end of the movie and forced Klimer's resignation - the black Running Back that Klimer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in a few games, got a similar injury to Lance's. And, Klimer, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the ''other'' player, Klimer pulled tried to do ''the exact same thing''.
2nd Oct '13 7:45:54 AM ironballs16
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** Mox is brought up to starting QB because the previous one sustained a horrific knee injury, requiring surgery. How was this Klimer's fault? Well, Lance's knee was shot to hell, having layers of (untreated!) scar tissue due to Klimer talking him into taking some painkillers rather than sit him out. So by the time the final knee injury happened, it came in the form of a CareerEndingInjury, costing Lance a scholarship and a future.

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** Mox is brought up to starting QB because the previous one sustained a horrific knee injury, requiring surgery. How was this Klimer's fault? Well, Lance's knee was shot to hell, having layers of (untreated!) scar tissue due to Klimer talking him into taking some painkillers rather than sit him out.out, and keeping the injury secret so that he wouldn't lose a star player. So by the time the final knee injury happened, it came in the form of a CareerEndingInjury, costing Lance a scholarship and a future.
2nd Oct '13 7:45:11 AM ironballs16
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** He played Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berated him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury, and to such an extent that BillyBob was nearly DrivenToSuicide.

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** He played Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berated him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury, and to such an extent that BillyBob Billy Bob was nearly DrivenToSuicide.
2nd Oct '13 7:44:54 AM ironballs16
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** He played Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berated him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury.

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** He played Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berated him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury.injury, and to such an extent that BillyBob was nearly DrivenToSuicide.
2nd Oct '13 7:44:25 AM ironballs16
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* MoralEventHorizon: Coach Kilmer crossed this early in the movie before dialing it back through most of it, such as playing Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berating him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury. But he firmly crossed the line near the end of the movie, when the black running-back he didn't want to play in the first place got a severely injured knee. Rather than keep him off the field, Kilmer tries to shut the door to the medical area of the locker-room so that he can instruct the team medic to give the teenager a dose of painkiller so he can play on the injured knee. This was the ''same'' type of injury (and behavior to cover it up) that had knocked out the starting Quarterback, who had so much untreated scar tissue around the knee that the resulting surgery meant he could never play again, costing him a scholarship, and thus, his future. So seeing Klimer pulling the exact same stunt, while fully aware of the possible consequences, is what led to the team banding together and force his resignation.

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* MoralEventHorizon: Coach Kilmer crossed this early in the movie before dialing it back through most of it, and often. such as playing playing
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Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berating ''berated him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury. But he firmly crossed injury.
** Mox is brought up to starting QB because
the line near previous one sustained a horrific knee injury, requiring surgery. How was this Klimer's fault? Well, Lance's knee was shot to hell, having layers of (untreated!) scar tissue due to Klimer talking him into taking some painkillers rather than sit him out. So by the time the final knee injury happened, it came in the form of a CareerEndingInjury, costing Lance a scholarship and a future.
** And the event that sparked the team's revolt at
the end of the movie, when movie and forced Klimer's resignation - the black running-back he Running Back that Klimer didn't want to play to begin with, after proving himself in the first place a few games, got a severely injured knee. Rather than keep him off the field, Kilmer tries similar injury to shut the door Lance's. And, knowing full well what such treatment had done to the medical area of the locker-room so that he can instruct the team medic to give the teenager a dose of painkiller so he can play on the injured knee. This was the ''same'' type of injury (and behavior to cover it up) that had knocked out the starting Quarterback, who had so much untreated scar tissue around the knee that the resulting surgery meant he could never play again, costing him a scholarship, and thus, his future. So seeing ''other'' player, Klimer pulling the pulled ''the exact same stunt, while fully aware thing''.
** Oh, and did we mention that none
of the possible consequences, is what led to the team banding together and force his resignation.athletes were paid, as [[SeriousBusiness they were all teenagers in High School when Klimer did this]]?
2nd Oct '13 7:38:07 AM ironballs16
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** Which is funny, given that a ''[[HotTeacher different]]'' character actually ''was'' a stripper.

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** Which is funny, given that a ''[[HotTeacher different]]'' character actually ''was'' a stripper.stripper.
* MoralEventHorizon: Coach Kilmer crossed this early in the movie before dialing it back through most of it, such as playing Billy Bob when he had an obvious concussion, then ''berating him'' for passing out on the field due to the injury. But he firmly crossed the line near the end of the movie, when the black running-back he didn't want to play in the first place got a severely injured knee. Rather than keep him off the field, Kilmer tries to shut the door to the medical area of the locker-room so that he can instruct the team medic to give the teenager a dose of painkiller so he can play on the injured knee. This was the ''same'' type of injury (and behavior to cover it up) that had knocked out the starting Quarterback, who had so much untreated scar tissue around the knee that the resulting surgery meant he could never play again, costing him a scholarship, and thus, his future. So seeing Klimer pulling the exact same stunt, while fully aware of the possible consequences, is what led to the team banding together and force his resignation.
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