Spun off of this
TRS thread for Armor-Piercing Question
Previous Title: Mad Question
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A question that is repeated many times to show the asker's
obsession with it. e.g. "You gonn' help, huh? You gonna look out for me? You gonna look out for me, Sergeant Carver? You mean it? You gonna look out for me? You promise?! You got my back, huh?!" which is only repeated for rhetorical effect: both parties know the answer. "Are you my mummy?"
See also Madness Mantra
and Armor-Piercing Question
- In the Doctor Who two-parter "The Empty Child" and "The Doctor Dances," the titular Creepy Child asks everyone he meets "Are you my mummy?" Turns out this is because his "sister" was actually his mother.