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-->That's the trouble with women. Mindless, impatient and bossy

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-->That's the trouble with women. Mindless, impatient and bossybossy.


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* A running gag in ''Series/CrazyExGirlfriend'' episode "I Need Some Balance". The male characters will start a statement with "women", only to realize they're about to say something horrifically insensitive and awkwardly trail into a LastSecondWordSwap ("can't say adages about them anymore", "are our equal in every way", "are the future.") At the end of the episode, Rebecca is complaining about men and offers the "can't kill 'em" variant [[DoubleStandard before glibly remarking "we get to say that."]]

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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Spoofed in volume 2, when Nora comments "Women!" in response to Blake abruptly leaving a board game in progress. Everyone just stares at her since, of course, [[HypocriticalHumor Nora's a woman herself]].
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A [[GenderAndSexualityTropes Gender And Sexuality Trope]] and StockPhrase.

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A [[GenderAndSexualityTropes Gender And {{Gender and Sexuality Trope]] Trope|s}} and StockPhrase.


* Mocked in ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}} II''; on his date with Dana, Venkman is approached by the others, who try to get him to join them in the sewers. Venkman describes their offer sarcastically to Dana, and when she walks away and calls for a taxi, he says "[[SarcasmMode Women, huh?]]"

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* Mocked in ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}} II''; ''Film/GhostbustersII''; on his date with Dana, Venkman is approached by the others, who try to get him to join them in the sewers. Venkman describes their offer sarcastically to Dana, and when she walks away and calls for a taxi, he says "[[SarcasmMode Women, huh?]]"

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* ''Series/SuperHumanSamuraiSyberSquad'': After obtaining a small victory against Sam Collins in "Samurize", Malcolm subverts the usual frase by saying "can't throw them at a nuclear reactor" instead of "can't live without 'em".


* Subverted in ''NewDynamicEnglish'' because Kathy doesn't feel offended, but she laughed and said "Oh you guys!" after Max and Larry were talking about computer games.

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* Subverted in ''NewDynamicEnglish'' ''Radio/NewDynamicEnglish'' because Kathy doesn't feel offended, but she laughed and said "Oh you guys!" after Max and Larry were talking about computer games.


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* Subverted in ''NewDynamicEnglish'' because Kathy doesn't feel offended, but she laughed and said "Oh you guys!" after Max and Larry were talking about computer games.
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* Subverted in ''NewDynamicEnglish'' because Kathy doesn't feel offended, but she laughed and said "Oh you guys!" after Max and Larry were talking about computer games.
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* Subverted in ''NewDynamicEnglish'' because Kathy doesn't feel offended, but she laughed and said "Oh you guys!" after Max and Larry were talking about computer games.
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* Early in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story "Kinda", Tegan is growing increasingly annoyed with the Doctor for having failed to get her to Heathrow Airport as he promised, fearing he could end up losing her her job. At which point Adric says:
-->That's the trouble with women. Mindless, impatient and bossy.

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* Early in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story "Kinda", Tegan is growing increasingly annoyed with "Four to Doomsday", the Doctor for having failed tells his companions to get her to Heathrow Airport as stay in the TARDIS while he promised, fearing he explores Monarch's spaceship. Tegan rapidly loses patience, complaining that the Doctor could end up losing costing her her job. At which point job if they are delayed for too long. Adric says:
tries to explain that, because the TARDIS is a time machine, it doesn't matter how long they have to wait, but this does not improve Tegan's mood. And neither does his suggestion that she read a mathematical textbook to pass the time. Adric's response:
-->That's the trouble with women. Mindless, impatient and bossy.bossy

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* Early in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story "Kinda", Tegan is growing increasingly annoyed with the Doctor for having failed to get her to Heathrow Airport as he promised, fearing he could end up losing her her job. At which point Adric says:
-->That's the trouble with women. Mindless, impatient and bossy.


"Men!", she said.

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"Men!", she said.\\



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* Rowlf in ''Film/TheMuppetMovie'' plays a blues song based on this theme, called ''I Hope that Something Better Comes Along.''

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* Harry Potter does this in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix'' after his disastrous date with Cho Chang in Madam Puddifoot's tea shop.
--> "Women!" he muttered angirly, sloshing down the rain-washed street with his hands in his pockets. "What did she want to talk about Cedric for anyway? Why does she always want to drag up a subject that makes her act like a human hosepipe?"
** Also, in ''Literature/{{Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}'', Ron suggests a game of Quidditch to cheer Harry up and Hermione says that Harry doesn't want to play Quidditch; he's tired and they all need to go to bed. Harry emphatically disagrees and runs off to get his broom. "Hermione left the room, muttering something that sounded very much like 'Boys.'" In the film version, she says this upon seeing how boys make up after fighting and avoiding each other for weeks.

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'':
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Harry Potter does this in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix'' after his disastrous date with Cho Chang in Madam Puddifoot's tea shop.
--> "Women!" --->''"Women!" he muttered angirly, sloshing down the rain-washed street with his hands in his pockets. "What did she want to talk about Cedric for anyway? Why does she always want to drag up a subject that makes her act like a human hosepipe?"
hosepipe?"''
** Also, in ''Literature/{{Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}'', ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire'', Ron suggests a game of Quidditch to cheer Harry up and Hermione says that Harry doesn't want to play Quidditch; he's tired and they all need to go to bed. Harry emphatically disagrees and runs off to get his broom. "Hermione left the room, muttering something that sounded very much like 'Boys.'" In the film version, she says this upon seeing how boys make up after fighting and avoiding each other for weeks.




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* Norm from ''{{Cheers}}'': "Women. can't live with 'em. Pass the beer nuts."
* Jack from ''WillAndGrace'': "Women. Can't live with them. End of sentence."
* Subverted (possibly) on ''MyNameIsEarl''.
-->'''Randy''': Women. They sure are loud, huh Earl.
* Howard on ''TheBigBangTheory'', after Sheldon and Amy have a disagreement.
-->Women. Can't live with them, can't successfully dispute their hypoteses.
* Harry on ''ThirdRockFromTheSun'' once remarked, "Women: you can't live with them, but they're everywhere."
* Weird version in ''{{Sanctuary}}'' with a two-faced abnormal.
-->'''Normal Face''': Women, can't live with 'em...
-->'''Evil Face''': But you can eat them!
* Al Bundy from ''MarriedWithChildren'':
-->Women. Can't live with 'em...the end.

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* The ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'' franchise has a misogynist among its protogonists, making this kind of line appear fairly often.

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* Maureen and Joanne's duet, "Take Me or Leave Me", from ''{{RENT}}'' includes the line, "Women! What is it about them? Can't live with them or without them." When David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris performed the duet at Broadway Backwards 3 in 2009, the scoff was changed to, "Men!".

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* In [[http://questionablecontent.net./view.php?comic=1103 one strip]] of ''QuestionableContent'', Marten and Steve indulge in the "women" variant until Hannelore points out the flaws in their logic. All three of them change it to "dudes".
* ''LookingForGroup'' had this little gem provided to its readers after [[TheHero Cale'Anon]] had an argument with his girlfriend:
-->'''Richard''': Women.\\
'''Cale''': Yeah.\\
'''[[ChaoticEvil Richard]]''': Why are any of them still alive?\\
([[BeatPanel beat]])\\
'''Cale''': That's a little bit extreme.\\
'''[[CardCarryingVillain Richard]]''': You may be right... [[CrossesTheLineTwice What are your thoughts on]] [[RefugeInAudacity penning them up to use for mating]] [[EatsBabies and the creation of snacks?]]

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* There was a comment (on a Website/YouTube video about MajorasMask) to the effect of ''"of COURSE Majora's a girl, she's vicious, she's cruel, and if you cross her she will show no mercy in making your life miserable!"''
* Another example is after [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5FmzI2Cfjk#t=6m52s this]] conversation from WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM. (Sally's remark, namely, at 20 seconds past the time position linked to, is the example.)

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* Dot, from ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' would frequently scoff, "Boys!" She was, of course, referring to her brothers.
** Occasionally parodied, in that she would say this in response to their DirtyOldMan tendencies - [[HypocriticalHumor right before the appearance of a hot guy would cause her to act the same way]].
* ''ScoobyDoo'': Inverted (subverted?) by Velma in the episode "Scooby Doo Meets Creator/DickVanDyke" as she, Fred and Dick see Daphne having fun on a bump-'em cart:
-->'''Velma:''' Hmph, Women. (realizes what she said) What am I saying?! I'm one of them!
* Subverted in ''FamilyGuy''. A flashback shows Peter meeting Cleveland as a hitchhiker. When Peter asks him where he's going, Cleveland says "Anywhere, as long as it's away from 'Maxine, the cheatin' queen'. Hrmph. Women." He then immediately apologizes, because he's just speaking out of hurt.

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* Norm from ''{{Cheers}}'': ''Series/{{Cheers}}'': "Women. can't live with 'em. Pass the beer nuts."
* Jack from ''WillAndGrace'': ''Series/WillAndGrace'': "Women. Can't live with them. End of sentence."
* Subverted (possibly) on ''MyNameIsEarl''.
-->'''Randy''':
''Series/MyNameIsEarl''.
-->'''Randy:'''
Women. They sure are loud, huh Earl.
* Howard on ''TheBigBangTheory'', ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'', after Sheldon and Amy have a disagreement.
-->Women.-->'''Howard:''' Women. Can't live with them, can't successfully dispute their hypoteses.
* Harry on ''ThirdRockFromTheSun'' ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'' once remarked, "Women: you can't live with them, but they're everywhere."
* Weird version in ''{{Sanctuary}}'' ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'' with a two-faced abnormal.
-->'''Normal Face''': Face:''' Women, can't live with 'em...
-->'''Evil Face''':
'em...\\
'''Evil Face:'''
But you can eat them!
* Al Bundy from ''MarriedWithChildren'':
-->Women.
''Series/MarriedWithChildren'':
-->'''Al:''' Women.
Can't live with 'em... the end.

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* The ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'' franchise has Rowlf in ''Film/TheMuppetMovie'' plays a misogynist among its protogonists, making blues song based on this kind of line appear fairly often.

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theme, called ''I Hope that Something Better Comes Along.''
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* Maureen and Joanne's duet, "Take Me or Leave Me", from ''{{RENT}}'' ''Theatre/{{Rent}}'' includes the line, "Women! What is it about them? Can't live with them or without them." When David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris performed the duet at Broadway Backwards 3 in 2009, the scoff was changed to, "Men!".

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"Men!"
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* In [[http://questionablecontent.net./view.php?comic=1103 one strip]] of ''QuestionableContent'', ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', Marten and Steve indulge in the "women" variant until Hannelore points out the flaws in their logic. All three of them change it to "dudes".
* ''LookingForGroup'' had ''Webcomic/LookingForGroup'' has this little gem provided to its readers after [[TheHero Cale'Anon]] had an argument with his girlfriend:
-->'''Richard''': -->'''Richard:''' Women.\\
'''Cale''': '''Cale:''' Yeah.\\
'''[[ChaoticEvil Richard]]''': Richard]]:''' Why are any of them still alive?\\
([[BeatPanel beat]])\\
'''Cale''':
(''[[BeatPanel beat]]'')\\
'''Cale:'''
That's a little bit extreme.\\
'''[[CardCarryingVillain Richard]]''': Richard]]:''' You may be right... [[CrossesTheLineTwice What are your thoughts on]] [[RefugeInAudacity penning them up to use for mating]] [[EatsBabies and the creation of snacks?]]

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snacks?]]
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* There was a comment (on a Website/YouTube video about MajorasMask) ''VideoGame/MajorasMask'') to the effect of ''"of COURSE Majora's a girl, she's vicious, she's cruel, and if you cross her she will show no mercy in making your life miserable!"''
* Another example is after [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5FmzI2Cfjk#t=6m52s this]] conversation this conversation]] from WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM.''WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM''. (Sally's remark, namely, at 20 seconds past the time position linked to, is the example.)

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* The ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'' franchise has a misogynist among its protagonists, making this kind of line appear fairly often.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Dot, from ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' would frequently scoff, "Boys!" She was, of course, referring to her brothers.
**
brothers. Occasionally parodied, in that she would say this in response to their DirtyOldMan tendencies - -- [[HypocriticalHumor right before the appearance of a hot guy would cause her to act the same way]].
* ''ScoobyDoo'': ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'': Inverted (subverted?) by Velma in the episode "Scooby Doo "Scooby-Doo Meets Creator/DickVanDyke" as she, Fred and Dick see Daphne having fun on a bump-'em cart:
-->'''Velma:''' Hmph, Women. (realizes (''realizes what she said) said'') What am I saying?! I'm one of them!
* Subverted in ''FamilyGuy''.''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''. A flashback shows Peter meeting Cleveland as a hitchhiker. When Peter asks him where he's going, Cleveland says "Anywhere, as long as it's away from 'Maxine, the cheatin' queen'. Hrmph. Women." He then immediately apologizes, because he's just speaking out of hurt.




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* In ''Film/MissCongeniality II'' Samantha subverts the usual phrase by saying "Men! Can't live with them, can't--no, actually that's about it."


* In ''TheSimpingDetective'', Jack Point once comments, "Women--can't live with 'em, can't get 'em lobotomized," after someone who came to him under the pretense of needing his help actually just wanted to kill him.

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* In ''TheSimpingDetective'', ''ComicBook/TheSimpingDetective'', Jack Point once comments, "Women--can't live with 'em, can't get 'em lobotomized," after someone who came to him under the pretense of needing his help actually just wanted to kill him.



* Rowlf in TheMuppetMovie plays a blues song based on this theme, called ''I Hope that Something Better Comes Along.''

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* Rowlf in TheMuppetMovie ''Film/TheMuppetMovie'' plays a blues song based on this theme, called ''I Hope that Something Better Comes Along.''



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* Allison from ''Film/{{Female}}'' likes having handsome men over for attachment-free sex, but doesn't want a relationship. When her friend asks whether Allison ever thinks about commitment and marriage, Allison says "I know for some women, men are a household necessity; myself, I'd rather have a canary."



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* Janine in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' once scoffed "Men. Can't live with 'em, can't sell 'em for parts."

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