Webvideo: Fairy Tale Friday
your mother's fairy tales
.Fairy Tale Friday
is a a video series by My Damn Channel
featuring a pajama-clad narrator (usually Grace Helbig
) reading out loud from a book of fairy tales as if reading a bedtime story to children.
But these fairy tales
are definitely not
for children. Strong language, questionable morals, weird sex, and unsympathetic protagonists abound, and the accompanying illustrations are frequently Not Safe for Work
The series can be watched here
. View at your own risk.
This web series provides examples of the following tropes:
- Adaptational Sexuality: Cinderella is a lesbian.
- A Date with Rosie Palms: The witch posts videos of Rapunzel on a fetish website for men who like long hair to masturbate to. The first time the Prince sees the witch climb her hair, he's so turned on, he drops his pants right then and there.
- All Trolls Are Different: The trolls in "The Snow Queen" resemble troll dolls, and fill a similar role to the trolls in Frozen.
- Anachronism Stew: Most episodes combine a period aesthetic with 21st century technology and culture.
- Artistic License – Biology: The sex between the Princess and the Frog. Frogs don't actually have external genitalia.
- Asian and Nerdy: Snow White.
- Bare Your Midriff: Thumbelina, Cinderella, the Little Mermaid, Jasmine, and Pocahontas.
- Black Comedy
- Bedlah Babe: Jasmine, naturally.
- Bestiality Is Depraved:
- The Princess and the Frog have sex in various positions in their attempt to break his curse. Yes, it's illustrated.
- The Little Mermaid had casual sexual relations with a mollusk and a halibut.
- The shepherds who steal Little Bo Peep's sheep.
- The farmer who takes in the Ugly Duckling.
- Catholic School Girls Rule: One of the outfits the farmer has the Ugly Duckling wear.
- Caught with Your Pants Down: Belle catches the beast watching porn on his laptop.
- Comedic Sociopathy: The series' primary source of humour.
- Crosses the Line Twice
- Embarrassing Nick Name: Thumbelina was nicknamed "Cockchafer" in college.
- Femme Fatale: Belle is a minor example. She sues the Beast for sexual harassment after having sex with him, even though she instigated the encounter in the first place.
- Lest we forget "Brandii with two Is, and a heart over one I", who stole everything of value from the castle, and was never heard from again. Or did she?
- Fractured Fairy Tale
- Friends with Benefits: The Little Mermaid's relationship with the mollusk, and the halibut before she married the latter.
- Gag Penis: Pinocchio has one that fills the same role as his nose in the original.
- Girl-on-Girl Is Hot: Belle recommends Blue Is The Warmest Color to the Beast for this reason after she catches him watching lesbian porn.
- Good Bad Girl: Little Bo Peep has an extremely high libido, and is not above using her sexuality to get what she wants, but she never does anything really morally reprehensible, and is one of the more likable characters overall (relatively speaking).
- Granola Girl: Thumbelina. She's a vegan who practices yoga, makes disgusting smoothies, and bakes gluten-free even though she has no problems with gluten.
- Groin Attack: The Big Bad Wolf's gruesome fate at the end of "Little Red Ridinghood".
- Hipster: Snow White, the "Royal Apple Genius", Belle, and the Web Design guys from "Little Bo Peep".
- Ms. Fanservice: Most of the female characters, but most notably Little Bo Peep, who essentially wears the Grimm Fairy Tales version of her traditional attire.
- Race Lift: Snow White is Asian.
- Raging Stiffie: Pinocchio gets one every time he tells a lie.
- Really Gets Around: Most of the female protagonists to some degree. Elle gave hand-jobs to all the boys in her geometry class, Alice is too insecure to say "no", Thumbelina was nicknamed "Cockchafer" in college, and Rapunzel ends up going into the adult film industry. Little Bo Peep really takes the cake, though.
- Seashell Bra: The Little Mermaid, of course.
- Stalker with a Crush: Rapunzel's Prince.
- Stocking Filler: Little Bo Peep.
- Unfortunate Name: The Princess who was conveniently named "Sleeping Beauty".
- Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: Most of the protagonists range from selfish, and uncaring, to downright sociopathic. A notable exception is Cinderella: She's cool, smart, independent, and actually quite content with her station in life, only going to the ball to humor the Fairy Godmother.
- Unusual Euphemism: "Digging for gold" isn't what it sounds like.
- Zombie Apocalypse: An insect version in "The Ant and the Grasshopper".