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Like all neurological conditions, Tourette's Syndrome is a complicated and variable disorder that can manifest itself in many different ways. And like most neurological conditions, [[{{Flanderization}} this is not]] [[TheThemeParkVersion the case on TV]].

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Like all neurological conditions, Tourette's Syndrome is a complicated and variable disorder that can manifest itself in many different ways. And like most neurological conditions, [[{{Flanderization}} this is not]] [[TheThemeParkVersion this is not the case on TV]].


Like all neurological conditions, Tourette's Syndrome is a complicated and variable disorder that can manifest itself in many different ways. And like most neurological conditions, [[{{Flanderization}} this is not the case on TV]].

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Like all neurological conditions, Tourette's Syndrome is a complicated and variable disorder that can manifest itself in many different ways. And like most neurological conditions, [[{{Flanderization}} this is not not]] [[TheThemeParkVersion the case on TV]].


* Reuben Zeus from ''Series/GoodGuysBadGuys'' had realistic Tourette's, thus averting the trope. Typically he would mumble semi-comprehensibly - occasionally a swear word, but usually not.

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* Averted in the case of Reuben Zeus from ''Series/GoodGuysBadGuys'' had realistic Tourette's, thus averting the trope. Typically he would mumble semi-comprehensibly - Australian crime show ''Good Guys Bad Guys''. His Tourette's occasionally a swear word, took the form of TV-friendly swearing, but was usually not.the sort of verbal and physical tics associated with actual Tourette's.


-->-- '''Frankie Boyle''', ''Series/MockTheWeek''

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-->-- '''Frankie Boyle''', '''{{Creator/Frankie Boyle}}''', ''Series/MockTheWeek''

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* There's a French humourous picture consisting in a photograph of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Gilles_de_la_Tourette Georges Gilles de La Tourette]] (a.k.a. the physician the syndrome was named after), with a text saying "[[http://lilom.com/blog/?p=3939 A crappy future for this fucking France? Vote Gilles de La Tourette (you sons of bitches)]]".


* In ''[[SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Sam and Max]]: Season 2'', Jimmy Two-Teeth is revealed to have a son, Timmy Two-Teeth, who has "terminal Tourette's syndrome", with the result that about half of Timmy's dialog is bleeped out.

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* In ''[[SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Sam ''VideoGame/{{Sam and Max]]: Max|FreelancePolice}}: Season 2'', Jimmy Two-Teeth is revealed to have a son, Timmy Two-Teeth, who has "terminal Tourette's syndrome", with the result that about half of Timmy's dialog is bleeped out.


* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' had an entire episode dedicated to Cartman ''pretending'' he had Tourette's Syndrome so he could openly swear as much as he wanted and say anti-Semitic things without getting into trouble. However, it also subverted the practice; the characters who actually ''had'' Tourette's Syndrome were portrayed more realistically. Only two of six people were cursing, and unlike Cartman, it was usually the same word. Cartman faking his Tourette's also [[LaserGuidedKarma came back to bite him in the ass]] by the end of the episode. Since he had gotten so used to just saying every thought that popped into his head out loud, he lost his ability to self-censor entirely and couldn't stop [[DidIJustSayThatOutLoud blurting out embarrassing secrets about himself]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' had an entire episode dedicated to Cartman ''pretending'' ''[[ObfuscatingDisability pretending]]'' he had Tourette's Syndrome so he could openly swear as much as he wanted and say anti-Semitic things without getting into trouble. However, it also subverted the practice; the characters who actually ''had'' Tourette's Syndrome were portrayed more realistically. Only two of six people were cursing, and unlike Cartman, it was usually the same word. Cartman faking his Tourette's also [[LaserGuidedKarma came back to bite him in the ass]] by the end of the episode. Since he had gotten so used to just saying every thought that popped into his head out loud, he lost his ability to self-censor entirely and couldn't stop [[DidIJustSayThatOutLoud blurting out embarrassing secrets about himself]].


* ''Film/NotAnotherTeenMovie'' has a cheerleader with Tourette's Syndrome. She becomes very popular and even gets a boyfriend.

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* ''Film/NotAnotherTeenMovie'' has a cheerleader with Sandy Sue, who has Tourette's Syndrome. She becomes very popular and even gets a boyfriend.boyfriend.
-->'''Sandy:''' Give my a W!
-->'''Crowd:''' W!
-->'''Sandy:''' Give my a Y!
-->'''Crowd:''' Y!
-->'''Sandy:''' Give me a LICKMYPUSSYASSCOCKSHIT!
-->'''Crowd:''' (''pause'') Lick my pussy ass cock shit!
-->(''everyone cheers'')


* Reuben Zeus from ''GoodGuysBadGuys'' had realistic Tourette's, thus averting the trope. Typically he would mumble semi-comprehensibly - occasionally a swear word, but usually not.

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* Reuben Zeus from ''GoodGuysBadGuys'' ''Series/GoodGuysBadGuys'' had realistic Tourette's, thus averting the trope. Typically he would mumble semi-comprehensibly - occasionally a swear word, but usually not.



* Used in ''{{Mental}}'', in addition to compulsive germ-phobia.

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* Used in ''{{Mental}}'', ''Series/{{Mental}}'', in addition to compulsive germ-phobia.



* In an episode of ''TVFunhouse'', Chicky's New Years resolution is to start spending more time with his brother, who suffers from Tourette's.

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* In an episode of ''TVFunhouse'', ''Series/TVFunhouse'', Chicky's New Years resolution is to start spending more time with his brother, who suffers from Tourette's.


* Martin Silenus in ''Literature/{{Hyperion}}'' gets this for a while after being brain damaged, resulting in a CrowningMomentOfFunny.

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* Martin Silenus in ''Literature/{{Hyperion}}'' gets this for a while after being brain damaged, resulting in a CrowningMomentOfFunny.SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}}.


* Music/KanyeWest has diagnosed himself with "Little Baby Tourette Syndrome". [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/what-if-kanye-west-is-retarded/ Everyone else thinks he's an asshole]].

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* Music/KanyeWest has diagnosed himself with "Little Baby Tourette Syndrome". [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/what-if-kanye-west-is-retarded/ Everyone else thinks he's an asshole]].


* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' had an entire episode dedicated to Cartman ''pretending'' he had Tourette Syndrome so he could swear to his heart's content without getting into trouble. However, it also subverted the practice; the characters who actually ''had'' Tourette Syndrome were portrayed more realistically. Only two of six people were cursing, and unlike Cartman, it was usually the same word. The episode also had Cartman get a condition similar to Tourette's Syndrome; because he kept saying everything he thought, he subsequently developed a Truth Tic, and [[FreudianSlipperySlope lost his ability to filter what he said]], and at the end had to see a therapist because he couldn't stop shouting embarrassing secrets about himself.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' had an entire episode dedicated to Cartman ''pretending'' he had Tourette Tourette's Syndrome so he could openly swear to his heart's content as much as he wanted and say anti-Semitic things without getting into trouble. However, it also subverted the practice; the characters who actually ''had'' Tourette Tourette's Syndrome were portrayed more realistically. Only two of six people were cursing, and unlike Cartman, it was usually the same word. The episode also had Cartman get a condition similar to faking his Tourette's Syndrome; because also [[LaserGuidedKarma came back to bite him in the ass]] by the end of the episode. Since he kept had gotten so used to just saying everything every thought that popped into his head out loud, he thought, he subsequently developed a Truth Tic, and [[FreudianSlipperySlope lost his ability to filter what he said]], self-censor entirely and at the end had to see a therapist because he couldn't stop shouting [[DidIJustSayThatOutLoud blurting out embarrassing secrets about himself.himself]].


* No swearing, since it was a kid's show, but Warpath's bizarre mannerisms in the ''TransformersGenerationOne'' cartoon (as well as some of the comics and the ''[[VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron War for Cybertron]]'' game) are pretty consistent with the condition.

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* No swearing, since it was a kid's show, but Warpath's bizarre mannerisms in the ''TransformersGenerationOne'' cartoon ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'' (as well as some of the comics and the ''[[VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron War for Cybertron]]'' game) are pretty consistent with the condition.


* On the 7th season of the UK version of ''Series/BigBrother'', the producers cast a guy who had Tourette's Syndrome; naturally, his tic was that he muttered "wanker". He also flicked his neck, but not many people noticed that.
** He also whistled and tapped his chest with his fist. Somewhat hilariously, he was obviously cast because his disorder made him "mad" and "wacky" and generally "well good telly". Instead, he turned out to be a thoughtful, sensitive, and genuinely witty guy who at one point, every single girl in the house had a crush on, and was the favorite to win from day 2. Bookies were offering the lamest odds on him to win because it was practically a foregone conclusion that somebody that interesting wouldn't be voted out. Everyone in the house loved him, and so did everyone watching.

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* On the 7th season of the UK version of ''Series/BigBrother'', the producers cast a guy who had Tourette's Syndrome; naturally, his placed Pete Bennett in the house. His most significant tic was that he muttered "wanker". He also flicked his neck, but not many people noticed that.
** He also whistled
the word "wanker" and tapped his chest with his fist. Somewhat hilariously, he was obviously cast because his disorder made him "mad" the producers thought he'd be hilarious - "wacky", and "wacky" and generally "well good telly". Instead, the housemates discovered he turned out to be was an extremely kind, sensitive young man with a thoughtful, sensitive, and genuinely witty guy who at great sense of wit once he got over his initial shyness. At one point, every single girl in the house had a crush on, and was the favorite on him, which he did not seem to win from day 2. Bookies were offering the lamest odds on him to win because it was practically a foregone conclusion that somebody that interesting wouldn't be voted out. Everyone in the notice. The entire house loved him, him. With the winner as a foregone conclusion, there was no cruel, tactical voting and so did everyone watching.it's considered one of the best series ever. He won the last week with 61% of the vote out of 6 people.
** Pete had other tics, like his neck-flick, a quick whistle, and tapping his chest with his fist.

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