!!!Fiction
->''Oh, we are the Buddy Bears, we always get along\\
Each day, we do a little dance and sing a little song\\
If you ever disagree, it means that you are wrong\\
Oh, we are the Buddy Bears, we always get along!''
-->'''-- Buddy Bears theme song, ''{{Garfield and Friends}}'''''

->The eye that looks ahead to the safe course is closed forever.
-->-- '''Paul-Maud'Dib''', ''Literature/{{Dune}}''

->The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher regard those who think alike than those who think differently.
-->-- '''Creator/FrederkickNietzsche'''

!!!Reviews
->Consultants were brought in and we, the folks who were writing cartoons, were ordered to include certain 'pro-social' morals in our shows. At the time, the dominant "pro-social" moral was as follows: [[StockAesops The group is always right.]]..the complainer is always wrong. This was the message of way too many [[TheEighties eighties']] cartoon shows. If all your friends want to go get pizza and you want a burger, you should bow to the will of the majority and go get pizza with them. There was even a show for one season on CBS called ''TheGetAlongGang'', which was dedicated unabashedly to this principle. Each week, whichever member of the gang didn't get along with the gang learned the error of his or her ways.
-->--'''Mark Evanier''' on ''GarfieldAndFriends''

->[[AssholeVictim Mr. Comeuppance]] returns to the bridge. Connie asks her if he managed to find Rennie. A relatively straightforward and pertinent question; let's see if he can respond like a complete asshat! 'She's locked safely in her room, no thanks to either of you!' He's still got it! Everyone's so used to his bad attitude they just let it roll off their backs. Best to let him snipe away from the shadows without giving him more things to bitch about. Frustrated that no one will spar with him verbally, MC whines about Sean. 'What the hell good are you? He's the son of a captain for chrissakes!' Sean plunks away on his navigation gizmo and finally announces that they're back on course. Now [[PlagueOfGoodFortune officially out of things to gripe about]], MC quivers in uncertainty. His head starts to tremble uncontrollably, racking his brain for something, ''anything'' to be negative about. Hurry! [[YourHeadAsplode About...to...blow!]] He thinks of something at last! [='=]'''GOOD!'''[='=] he says, negating the compliment by making the word sound like it was an involuntary grunt from a man savagely kicked in the balls by Music/HenryRollins.
-->--'''[[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Noah Antwiler]]''' [[http://spoonyexperiment.com/friday-13th-part-8/ on]] ''Film/FridayThe13thPartVIIIJasonTakesManhattan''

->SUPERHERO: “I’m trapped! I’ve got to use my superpowers to escape!”\\\
[SUPERHERO tries for, like, thirty seconds]\\\
SUPERHERO: “Well, that didn’t work. Time to resign myself to death!”\\\
'''''[[DesignatedHero THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!!!!!!!!!!!]]'''''
-->--''Blog/TheComicsCurmudgeon'' [[http://joshreads.com/?p=23363 on]] ''ComicStrip/SpiderMan''

->Xavier psychically calls for help from Jean, who alerts the X-Men that he’s in a pitched [[BattleInTheCenterOfTheMind mental battle]], causing Cyclops to immediately turn around and [[{{Wangst}} pound the wall while yelling]] [='=]''How can we fight what we can’t see?!''[='=]\\\
For those of you keeping score at home, the total elapsed time between Cyclops finding out what the problem is and then completely giving up on it is 3.4 seconds.
-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/the-x-men-episode-guide-4x15-xavier-remembers/ on]] ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'', "Xavier Remembers"

->[[Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield JBL]] recently [[MedalOfDishonor “won”]] the ''Wrestling Observer''[=’=]s Worst Announcer award. Falling from arguably the most-entertaining WWE commentator to the most annoying required some severe micro[[CharacterDerailment (mis)]]management of the announce booth by WWE’s producers. JBL is now tasked with incessantly bickering and contradicting everything Wrestling/MichaelCole says, no matter how straightforward and obvious.
-->--'''''Website/{{Wrestlecrap}}''''', [[http://www.wrestlecrap.com/inductions/induction-vince-mcmahon-and-the-brass-rings-2014-gooker-award-co-winner/ Vince McMahon and the BRASS RINGS – 2014 Gooker Award Co-Winner"]]

->It took me a long time to realize Bacchus's grating personality - his constantly jumping to (the wrong) conclusions, bellyaching about his unhappy wife, acting sanctimonious around [[NewAgeRetroHippie the pot-smokers, free-lovers, and student radicals]] while he can't keep his own house in order - is exactly the point. Instead of representing the audience's perspective a la [[TheWatson Dr. Watson]], Bacchus is almost repellent and certainly more pathetic than sympathetic. He [[DirtyCop gleefully clubs student protesters]], is quick with the racial slurs, and condemns the morality of others while having no sense of self. He may look like a cross between Music/GeorgeHarrison and Creator/RomanPolanski (c. mid-1960s) but his politics are closer to Ben Stein.\\\
A typical scene has Bacchus interviewing the friend of a missing student in her dormitory room. He spots a picture of Che Guevara on her desk. "Who's that?" he asks. "Che Guevara," she answers. Studying the picture, he asks, "Who is that, her boyfriend or something?" ... Gently tends to quietly observe while an impatient Bacchus grills their suspects, intervening only to rein in his junior or make an important point.
-->--'''[[http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/49070/george-gently-series-3/ Stuart Galbraith IV]]''' on ''Series/InspectorGeorgeGently''

->It’s been a long, long time since the Doctor had an unwilling companion, and [[TheScrappy with good reason]]. It worked in the very early days because we didn’t know the Doctor very well yet. And even there by the second season Ian and Barbara had essentially made their peace with the Doctor and were OK with traveling in space and time...Once the show reaches a point where the audience unambiguously is on the Doctor’s side and wishes they could travel in the TARDIS a companion who doesn’t want to be there is actively working against audience sympathy. So whenever Tegan visibly hates being on the TARDIS the audience finds itself siding with her altogether too much: [[GetOut we wish she’d sod off too]].
-->-- '''[[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2012/02/because-we-dont-quite-fully-understand.html Phil Sandifer]]''' on ''Series/DoctorWho'', "[[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS19E2FourToDoomsday}} Four to Doomsday]]"

->Danny Pink is resurrected as a Cyberman, a soulless automaton, and I couldn't tell the difference between this and the man that has dragged his heels throughout this past season. That's probably [[{{Narm}} the blackest joke of the year]]...I honestly couldn't tell the difference between their conversation about switching off his emotions and their conversation earlier in the season about unruly school kids.
-->--'''[[http://docohobigfinish.blogspot.com/2014/12/death-in-heaven-written-by-steven.html Doc Oho]]''' on ''Doctor Who'', [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS34E12DeathInHeaven}} "Death in Heaven"]]
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