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YMMV: Norbit
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: After literally being thrown out of the house by Rasputia, Norbit imagines Lloyd the dog (voiced by his brother, Charlie) talking to him, telling him to "kill the bitch!"
  • Ensemble Darkhorse/Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • Eddie Griffin & Katt Williams play ex-pimps who now run a rib shack.
    • Rasputia's oldest brother is played by Terry Crews (yes, as in the Old Spice double sun power guy).
  • Unfortunate Implications:
    • See Abuse Is Okay When It Is Female on Male on the main page.
    • Eddie Murphy's portrayal of Mr. Wong, who is nothing but a living breathing Asian stereotype, in Yellowface.
    • The portrayal of Rasputia the overweight dark skinned black woman who is looked down on and mocked for her weight and unattractiveness while light skinned pencil thin has serious Beauty Equals Goodness and ugly equals bad and makes you a figure of ridicule implication (which is particularly relevant when obesity is a common problem in the US and among African American women). The Rasputia character has also been criticized for perpetuating the myths of black matriarchy (the idea that black womens domineering nature emasculates men and is the cause of the breakdown of many families)
  • What an Idiot: Really, Norbit? Okay, you were protecting Kate from Rasputia's wrath. I get that part. You couldn't say, "You need to get out of here before Rasputia kills you!" No, you had to go with, "I don't care about the orphanage or you, and Rasputia's the only woman I'll ever need!"
    • Well, she locked him in the basement to split them apart. Any other reaction probably would have pissed her off.
    • Rasputia was standing right there listening to everything they said. If he'd told Kate the truth, she probably would have killed her right then and there.
  • The Woobie: Norbit.


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