[[folder: Fridge Brilliance ]]
* The lord is introduced praising his (well-trained) hunting dogs. In retrospect, of course a person like that would enjoy having plays in which women are tamed performed.
[[folder: Fridge Horror ]]
* Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TheTamingOfTheShrew'' is arguably funny and light-hearted when you first look at it, but the protagonist seems to be developing Stockholm Syndrome by the end...
** Willy's good old Ode to Wife Beating? I think that goes in several places, but it's very apparent even slightly into the play.
** Or Ode Against Wife Beating, given how Petruchio emphasizes how he can tame his wife ''without'' beating her. Still not compatible with modern values, but...