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* The first major antagonist in ''VideoGame/Persona5'' is Suguru Kamoshida, a high school gym teacher who puts his students through [[TrainingFromHell brutal training regimens]] and is shown to ''enjoy'' seeing his students in pain. And if that wasn't enough, he's also a DirtyOldMan who sexually harasses the girls on the volleyball team that he coaches.

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* The first major antagonist in ''VideoGame/Persona5'' is Suguru Kamoshida, a high school gym teacher who puts his students through [[TrainingFromHell brutal training regimens]] and is shown to ''enjoy'' seeing his students in pain. And if that wasn't enough, he's also a DirtyOldMan CreepyGymCoach who sexually harasses the girls on the volleyball team that he coaches.

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* In ''Film/MassacreAtCentralHigh'', the GangOfBullies shove "[[HollywoodPudgy fat]]" kid Oscar onto the climbing rope and threaten him with a knife if he falls. When he does, they [[KickThemWhileTheyAreDown kick him]]. Afterwards, they shove him and whip him with towels in the locker room while he tries to escape.


* The ''Literature/HarryPotter'' crossover fic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2557009/1/Physical_Education "Physical Education"]]. Harry and Hermione are less than thrilled about PE following them to Hogwarts, while Ron is cheerfully oblivious. This quickly takes a backseat to who [[SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}} their teacher is]]....

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* The ''Literature/HarryPotter'' crossover fic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2557009/1/Physical_Education "Physical Education"]]. Harry and Hermione are less than thrilled about PE following them to Hogwarts, while Ron is cheerfully oblivious. This quickly takes a backseat to who [[SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}} [[ComicBook/{{Deadpool}} their teacher is]]....

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* In ''Literature/AlanMendelsohnTheBoyFromMars'', gym class is a source of constant humiliation for Leonard and a few of the other "freaks" at Bat Masterson Junior High. The gym teacher forces Leonard to run laps as punishment, calls him "fatty" and other derogatory nicknames, and generally treats him as feeble-minded. Towards the end of the book, he gets put in a special remedial gym class where they do yoga, which he actually enjoys and gets good at.

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6208221/1/Velma-Dinkley-s-Beginning Velma Dinkley's Beginning]]'' [[Franchise/ScoobyDoo Velma]] gets dogpiled by Daphne's team after receiving the football at gym. Velma's team didn't defend her, which Daphne calls them out on. This is because both teams conspired to attack Velma for being partnered with Daphne earlier, likely coerced by the [[GirlPosse popular girls]].


-->-- '''Gym Class punishment description''', ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}''

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-->-- '''Gym Class punishment description''', ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}''
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* In a very literal take on the trope, ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}'' has a recreation of gym class as one of Hell's punishments, for Wrathful souls specifically. As the page quote tells, it has all of the torments with none of the "growing up and graduating" stuff that could put an end to it.

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* In a very literal take on the trope, ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}'' ''Videogame/Afterlife1996'' has a recreation of gym class as one of Hell's punishments, for Wrathful souls specifically. As the page quote tells, it has all of the torments with none of the "growing up and graduating" stuff that could put an end to it.


** In ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'', where at some unspecified point in the previous fifty years, the soul of University PE master Evans the Striped was insorcised into his own whistle, which is remembered in time to train a soccer team up for the big match. Every time someone blows the whistle, they briefly animate the soul of Evans, who has not mellowed with the years and can still inspire terror in grown wizards.

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** In ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'', ''Literature/UnseenAcademicals'', where at some unspecified point in the previous fifty years, the soul of University PE master Evans the Striped was insorcised into his own whistle, which is remembered in time to train a soccer team up for the big match. Every time someone blows the whistle, they briefly animate the soul of Evans, who has not mellowed with the years and can still inspire terror in grown wizards.



** In ''Discworld/SoulMusic'', the headmistress of the Quirm College for Young Ladies closes the windows when the girls are at Sport, to avoid seeing or hearing anything that might distress her. It's actually one of the subjects Susan quite likes, though, since no-one's stupid enough to tackle her.

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** In ''Discworld/SoulMusic'', ''Literature/SoulMusic'', the headmistress of the Quirm College for Young Ladies closes the windows when the girls are at Sport, to avoid seeing or hearing anything that might distress her. It's actually one of the subjects Susan quite likes, though, since no-one's stupid enough to tackle her.


* The film ''Disney/ChickenLittle'' {{parod|y}}ies this with a dodge ball game where the students must "split into two teams: Popular versus Unpopular."

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* The film ''Disney/ChickenLittle'' ''WesternAnimation/ChickenLittle'' {{parod|y}}ies this with a dodge ball game where the students must "split into two teams: Popular versus Unpopular."



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->''In this stunning recreation of a junior high school gym class, the Damned can enjoy an endless series of humiliating locker room "incidents," the taunts of demonic P.E. Coaches, the awkwardness of being forever trapped in an uncontrollable adolescent body, and the shame of not being able to do a pull-up. Now hit the ground and give me twenty!''

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->''In ->''"In this stunning recreation of a junior high school gym class, the Damned can enjoy an endless series of humiliating locker room "incidents," 'incidents', the taunts of demonic P.E. Coaches, the awkwardness of being forever trapped in an uncontrollable adolescent body, and the shame of not being able to do a pull-up. Now hit the ground and give me twenty!''twenty!"''



Since the protagonist of such a story tends to be an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent, he or she is usually not exceptionally strong or graceful and thus will struggle in Gym -- at best. Alternately, they may be pretty good at it but have [[{{Foil}} a best friend who is completely hopeless]], or one activity they hate/are horrible at but have to master in order to pass. Popular, bullying students tend to do better, but this is often divided along gender lines -- the JerkJock obviously has nothing to worry about, but the AlphaBitch will frequently whine about messing up her hair. Since gym teachers are almost uniformly portrayed as {{Sadist Teacher}}s in the DrillSergeantNasty mold, they will favor kids who play sports or cheerlead, leaving the weak and nerdy to be trampled into the highly waxed floorboards. Worst case scenario, the whole class isn't safe, no matter in which part of the PopularityFoodChain they find themselves in, having to complete unfair exercises that even trained army soldiers would have trouble with.

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Since the protagonist of such a story tends to be an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent, he or she is usually not exceptionally strong or graceful and thus will struggle in Gym -- at best. Alternately, they may be pretty good at it but have [[{{Foil}} a best friend who is completely hopeless]], or one activity they hate/are horrible at but have to master in order to pass. Popular, bullying students tend to do better, but this is often divided along gender lines -- the JerkJock obviously has nothing to worry about, but the AlphaBitch will frequently whine about messing up her hair. Since gym teachers are almost uniformly portrayed as {{Sadist Teacher}}s in the DrillSergeantNasty mold, they will favor kids who play sports or cheerlead, leaving the weak and nerdy to be trampled into the highly waxed floorboards. Worst case scenario, the whole class isn't safe, no matter in which part of the PopularityFoodChain they find themselves in, having to complete unfair exercises that even trained army soldiers would have trouble with.



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* On ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', decades after Jerry and George graduated, their gym teacher (now homeless) was still terrorizing them.
* Series/LizzieMcGuire was a gym-class sufferer.
* ''Series/EvenStevens'' had this too. In the Musical Episode, the class rebelled and made the teacher run his own torturous obstacle course.
* Jerri on ''Series/StrangersWithCandy'' struggled in Gym, but it was also a vehicle for her to display her perviness, making it even worse for poor Tammi Littlenut.

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* On ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', decades after Jerry In ''Series/BadEducation'', the PE master is displaced [[UsefulNotes/TheApartheidEra South African]] Mr duPlessis, who has a robust attitude towards his pupils. At one point he tries to introduce Ridgeback attack dogs to the class, to give the fat kids an incentive to run faster and George graduated, their gym longer.
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teacher (now homeless) was still terrorizing them.
* Series/LizzieMcGuire was a gym-class sufferer.
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lately, have you? They don't know the Musical Episode, meaning of the class rebelled and made the teacher run his own torturous obstacle course.
* Jerri on ''Series/StrangersWithCandy'' struggled in Gym, but it was also a vehicle for her to display her perviness, making it
word 'No'. In fact, they can't even worse for poor Tammi Littlenut.spell it."



** Implied by Rory's reaction to the psychopathic villain in the episode "The Doctor's Wife": "I had a PE teacher just like you."
** One of the rooms in "The God Complex" contains a gym teacher, who yells at The Doctor for forgetting his P.E. kit (gym clothes).

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** Implied by Rory's reaction to the psychopathic villain in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E4TheDoctorsWife "The Doctor's Wife": Wife"]]: "I had a PE teacher just like you."
** One of the rooms in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E11TheGodComplex "The God Complex" Complex"]] contains a gym teacher, who yells at The the Doctor for forgetting his P.E. kit (gym clothes).clothes).
* ''Series/EvenStevens'' had this too. In the Musical Episode, the class rebelled and made the teacher run his own torturous obstacle course.
* Mr. Mellor, the gym coach in ''Series/TheGoldbergs'', who arouses complaints from the formidable [[JewishMother Beverley Goldberg]] about her treatment of her (in this case) stereotypically Jewish son, who is not good at sports.
* In 1970's nostalgia-fest ''Series/TheGrimleys'', the PE master is the loathsome Douglas Diggleby, the {{Jerkass}} who all other [=Jerkasses=] would acclaim as King Jerk Ass. Anyone who went to a British school of any sort in the 1970s will acclaim the accuracy of the portrayal and shudder at the memory.
%%* Series/LizzieMcGuire was a gym-class sufferer.



* ''Series/TheBasilBrushShow'' - "You haven't tried to reason with a P.E. teacher lately, have you? They don't know the meaning of the word 'No'. In fact, they can't even spell it."



* In 1970's nostalgia-fest ''Series/TheGrimleys'', the PE master is the loathsome Douglas Diggleby, the {{Jerkass}} who all other [=Jerkasses=] would acclaim as King Jerk Ass. Anyone who went to a British school of any sort in the 1970s will acclaim the accuracy of the portrayal and shudder at the memory.

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* In 1970's nostalgia-fest ''Series/TheGrimleys'', the PE master is the loathsome Douglas Diggleby, the {{Jerkass}} who all other [=Jerkasses=] would acclaim as King Jerk Ass. Anyone who went to a British school of any sort in the 1970s will acclaim the accuracy of the portrayal On ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', decades after Jerry and shudder at the memory.George graduated, their gym teacher (now homeless) was still terrorizing them.
* Jerri on ''Series/StrangersWithCandy'' struggled in Gym, but it was also a vehicle for her to display her perviness, making it even worse for poor Tammi Littlenut.



* Mr. Mellor, the gym coach in ''Series/TheGoldbergs'', who arouses complaints from the formidable [[JewishMother Beverley Goldberg]] about her treatment of her (in this case) stereotypically Jewish son, who is not good at sports.
* In ''Series/BadEducation'', the PE master is displaced [[UsefulNotes/TheApartheidEra South African]] Mr duPlessis, who has a robust attitude towards his pupils. At one point he tries to introduce Ridgeback attack dogs to the class, to give the fat kids an incentive to run faster and longer.



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* ''WebComic/{{JL8}}'' has the ultimate [[http://limbero.org/jl8/19 sadistic gym coach]].

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* The first major antagonist in ''VideoGame/Persona5'' is Suguru Kamoshida, a high school gym teacher who puts his students through [[TrainingFromHell brutal training regimens]] and is shown to ''enjoy'' seeing his students in pain. And if that wasn't enough, he's also a DirtyOldMan who sexually harasses the girls on the volleyball team that he coaches.

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->''In this stunning recreation of a junior high school gym class, the Damned can enjoy an endless series of humiliating locker room "incidents," the taunts of demonic P.E. Coaches, the awkwardness of being forever trapped in an uncontrollable adolescent body, and the shame of not being able to do a pull-up. Now hit the ground and give me twenty!''
-->-- '''Gym Class punishment description''', ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}''


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* In a very literal take on the trope, ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}'' has a recreation of gym class as one of Hell's punishments, for Wrathful souls specifically. As the page quote tells, it has all of the torments with none of the "growing up and graduating" stuff that could put an end to it.
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Since the protagonist of such a story tends to be an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent, he or she is usually not exceptionally strong or graceful and thus will struggle in Gym -- at best. Alternately, they may be pretty good at it but have [[{{Foil}} a best friend who is completely hopeless]], or one activity they hate/are horrible at but have to master in order to pass. Popular, bullying students tend to do better, but this is often divided along gender lines -- the JerkJock obviously has nothing to worry about, but the AlphaBitch will frequently whine about messing up her hair. Since gym teachers are almost uniformly portrayed as {{Sadist Teacher}}s in the DrillSergeantNasty mold, they will favor kids who play sports or cheerlead, leaving the weak and nerdy to be trampled into the highly waxed floorboards. Worst case scenario, the whole class isn't safe, no matter in which part of the PopularityFoodChain they find themselves in, having to complete exercises that even trained army soldiers would have trouble with.

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Since the protagonist of such a story tends to be an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent, he or she is usually not exceptionally strong or graceful and thus will struggle in Gym -- at best. Alternately, they may be pretty good at it but have [[{{Foil}} a best friend who is completely hopeless]], or one activity they hate/are horrible at but have to master in order to pass. Popular, bullying students tend to do better, but this is often divided along gender lines -- the JerkJock obviously has nothing to worry about, but the AlphaBitch will frequently whine about messing up her hair. Since gym teachers are almost uniformly portrayed as {{Sadist Teacher}}s in the DrillSergeantNasty mold, they will favor kids who play sports or cheerlead, leaving the weak and nerdy to be trampled into the highly waxed floorboards. Worst case scenario, the whole class isn't safe, no matter in which part of the PopularityFoodChain they find themselves in, having to complete unfair exercises that even trained army soldiers would have trouble with.


Since the protagonist of such a story tends to be an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent, he or she is usually not exceptionally strong or graceful and thus will struggle in Gym -- at best. Alternately, they may be pretty good at it but have [[{{Foil}} a best friend who is completely hopeless]], or one activity they hate/are horrible at but have to master in order to pass. Popular, bullying students tend to do better, but this is often divided along gender lines -- the JerkJock obviously has nothing to worry about, but the AlphaBitch will frequently whine about messing up her hair. Since gym teachers are almost uniformly portrayed as {{Sadist Teacher}}s in the DrillSergeantNasty mold, they will favor kids who play sports or cheerlead, leaving the weak and nerdy to be trampled into the highly waxed floorboards. Worst case scenario, the whole class isn't safe, no matter in which part of the PopularityFoodChain they find themselves in, having to complete exercises that even trained soldiers would have trouble with.

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Since the protagonist of such a story tends to be an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent, he or she is usually not exceptionally strong or graceful and thus will struggle in Gym -- at best. Alternately, they may be pretty good at it but have [[{{Foil}} a best friend who is completely hopeless]], or one activity they hate/are horrible at but have to master in order to pass. Popular, bullying students tend to do better, but this is often divided along gender lines -- the JerkJock obviously has nothing to worry about, but the AlphaBitch will frequently whine about messing up her hair. Since gym teachers are almost uniformly portrayed as {{Sadist Teacher}}s in the DrillSergeantNasty mold, they will favor kids who play sports or cheerlead, leaving the weak and nerdy to be trampled into the highly waxed floorboards. Worst case scenario, the whole class isn't safe, no matter in which part of the PopularityFoodChain they find themselves in, having to complete exercises that even trained army soldiers would have trouble with.

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