Fridge / The Taming of the Shrew

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.

Fridge Horror
  • Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew 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...