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Quotes: Took a Level in Jerkass


"You used to be sweeter than honey! Now you're getting all kinds of nasty!"
LeShawna, referring to Geoff, Total Drama Action

"Oh, for goodness' sake! You've been kind for far too long, my dear! Time to be cruel! Arrivederci!"
Discord, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, "The Return of Harmony, Part 1"

On works

"So, thus far this has been pretty much the same as the first movie, only with a lot more filler, and Bandit is now sporting a racing jacket with his name on it. On the trip, we get a good sense of just how egotistical Bandit has become, as he drones on about how everyone knows him and blah blah blah. Sure, the average [Burt] Reynolds character has a pretty big ego, but generally it’s tempered by... Well, something!"

"Jerkass Homer is the one who, in 'Maximum Homerdrive', is so boastful of his stomach capacity that he gets into an eating contest with a perfect stranger, accidentally kills him, takes over his trucking route, and acts like such an asshole that the other truckers try to kill him before the end of the episode. Jerkass Homer is invincible and totally self confident, the evil doppelganger of the Homer that had originally been on the show. Jerkass Homer does ugly things like use the sleeper hold he learned in bodyguard training on Marge and Lisa."
Dead Homer Society, "Jerkass Homer Gets a Job"

"Sure, in the beginning, Jerry was the likeable struggling comedian — the underdog, if you will — and his love of Superman conveyed a sense of innocence and whimsy. But when you spend as long a time with a character as we spent with Jerry, you get to know what he's really like. Simply put, Jerry was a jerk. He was smug, petty, lazy, dishonest, picky, and he generally did not like people unless they were laughing at his jokes. Which is why the series ended with him in jail, and everyone was mostly okay with that."

David: Important College Scout About the Future is visiting town to watch Clark be a football star and presumably cheat a number of hardworking human athletes out of glory and recognition they would get were it not for the gloryhounding alien.
Chris: I keep trying to think of something to add, but you basically nailed it. My pal Chad once summed up Superman’s morality by saying that he’s a guy with X-Ray Vision who never uses it to look at girls, but with the Smallville version, who knows? I’m willing to bet that there’s an entire episode where Clark does just that, shortly before melting the wall of the girls’ locker room with his heat vision.
Chris Sims and David Uzumeri on Smallville, "Transference"

"They’ve taken a charming, roguish character from Doctor Who and turned him into an arrogant, one dimensional bully. I’d hardly say that is a step in the right direction.... Rule one – when the shit hits the fan you need to try and whip your team into as effective a unit as possible to deal with the crisis and not prey on their insecurities and start pointing the finger. To top off this glorious example of retarded middle management Jack declares that he cannot stop this threat and publicly humiliates Owen in front of all of his colleagues. Is Jack going for the ‘boss of the year’ award? ...All the in-fighting comes to a head when the Mickey Mouse Torchwood team are sick of Jack standing around posturing impotently and decide to take matters into their own hands. They have basically come to the same conclusion as me that he is a terrible boss and needs to be put down like Old Yeller. When he can’t get his own way he pulls a gun on his staff and threatens to murder them all and starts dissecting all their personality faults. As you do. In hysterical Torchwood fashion Jack finally steps into action by kneeling before the Abaddon like Jesus before the Devil and pours a white light into his ass and kills him... Jack has been so neutered and perverted as a character it was going to take a massive intervention to try and get him back on track again, so the final scene where we hear the TARDIS materialising nearby (tying in with the series three episode Utopia) it offers a glimmer of hope for the guy."

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