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* GodzillaThreshold / ShootTheDog: What would normally cross the line is portrayed as [[NecessarilyEvil morally necessary]].

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* GodzillaThreshold / ShootTheDog: GodzillaThreshold: What would normally cross the line is portrayed as [[NecessarilyEvil morally necessary]].now necessary to prevent worse.


* HeelFaceDoorSlam: A HeelFaceTurn and/or an apology is ''attempted'', but for whatever reason(s) is rejected; in other words, it's too little, too late.

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* HeelFaceDoorSlam: A HeelFaceTurn and/or an apology is ''attempted'', but for whatever reason(s) is rejected; in other words, it's too little, too late. Also, a villain who kills someone just as they are about to make a HeelFaceTurn often crosses the Moral Event Horizon.


* BaitTheDog: A villain sets up a moment that endears him to the audience, only to commit a deed to show how utterly despicable they are.

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* BaitTheDog: A villain sets up a moment that endears him them to the audience, only to commit a deed to show how utterly despicable they are.



* CopKiller: When a murderer demonstrates his lack of regard for morality by killing representatives of law and justice.

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* CopKiller: When a murderer demonstrates his their lack of regard for morality by killing representatives of law and justice.



* DirtyCoward: In some cases, characters who put their lives before others to the point that he doesn't care if others die or suffer are line-crossers.

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* DirtyCoward: In some cases, characters who put their lives before others to the point that he doesn't they don't care if others die or suffer are line-crossers.



* DogKickingExcuse: Deliberately targeting bad people just because it presents a good excuse for doing something heinous to them is still as crossing it because, at the end of the day, you really only cared about inflicting serious or fatal harm on someone and just needed a good excuse for doing it.

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* DogKickingExcuse: Deliberately targeting bad people just because it presents a good excuse for doing something heinous to them is still as crossing it because, at the end of the day, you they really only cared about inflicting serious or fatal harm on someone and just needed a good excuse for doing it.



* FaceHeelTurn: A guy on the side of good turns bad and allies with a villain (or group of villains) and forever affiliated with same.

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* FaceHeelTurn: A guy character on the side of good turns bad and allies with a villain (or group of villains) and forever affiliated with same.them.



* HeWhoFightsMonsters: He who seeks revenge against the villains should be wary, not to get so influenced by them that he becomes a villain himself.

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* HeWhoFightsMonsters: He who seeks revenge against the villains should be wary, not to get so influenced by them that he crosses the line and becomes a villain himself.


Note the word ''irredeemably''. It is a demonstration of ''permanent'' evil: the first evil moment which confirms that this character will [[AlwaysChaoticEvil always be a bad person]]. The moment where you know for sure that it's simply not possible for them to wash their hands to get rid of the damned spot of blood. The moment any FreudianExcuse they may have loses all meaning. And while many villains stay evil throughout, if you can find it in your soul to even consider forgiving ''this'' person, there's something freakishly wrong with you. Their existence is a blight on humanity. They. Are. Vile.

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Note the word ''irredeemably''. It is a demonstration of ''permanent'' evil: the first evil moment which confirms that this character will [[AlwaysChaoticEvil always be a bad person]]. The moment where you know for sure that it's simply not possible for them to [[OutDamnedSpot wash their hands to get rid of the damned spot of blood.blood]]. The moment any FreudianExcuse they may have loses all meaning. And while many villains stay evil throughout, if you can find it in your soul to even consider forgiving ''this'' person, there's something freakishly wrong with you. Their existence is a blight on humanity. They. Are. Vile.


Note the word ''irredeemably''. It is a demonstration of ''permanent'' evil; as in, the first evil deed by a character which tells us that they will [[AlwaysChaoticEvil always be a bad person]]. That moment where you know for sure that it is simply not possible for them to wash their hands to get rid of the damned spot of blood. The moment any FreudianExcuse they may have loses all meaning. And of course, many villains stay evil throughout, but we're talking "If you can find it in your soul to even ''consider'' forgiving this person, there's something freakishly wrong with you." Their existence is a blight on humanity. They. Are. Vile.

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Note the word ''irredeemably''. It is a demonstration of ''permanent'' evil; as in, evil: the first evil deed by a moment which confirms that this character which tells us that they will [[AlwaysChaoticEvil always be a bad person]]. That The moment where you know for sure that it is it's simply not possible for them to wash their hands to get rid of the damned spot of blood. The moment any FreudianExcuse they may have loses all meaning. And of course, while many villains stay evil throughout, but we're talking "If if you can find it in your soul to even ''consider'' consider forgiving this ''this'' person, there's something freakishly wrong with you." you. Their existence is a blight on humanity. They. Are. Vile.


* MoralEventHorizon/ProfessionalWrestling




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* While deaths in the ring are not unheard of, they are extremely rare. So when Ox Baker killed Alberto Torres with his heart punch, that wasn't when he crossed the horizon. It was when he bragged about the death and tried to cause ''more'' with intentional heart punches that he crossed the line. And he was hated ''everywhere''.
* Wrestling/BigBossMan crossed it by killing Wrestling/AlSnow's dog and [[IAteWhat feeding it to him]], mocking the Big Show's father's death, and [[TheFunInFuneral stealing his father's corpse at the funeral]].
* Wrestling/ColtCabana crossed the event horizon in IWA Mid-South when he tried to rape Wrestling/ChrisHero's student, Nadia Nyce. In fact, some of his fans declare his IWA M-S run a DorkAge solely because of this incident or [[FanonDiscontinuity just choose to ignore]] that he was ever there.
* Wrestling/JimmyJacobs crossed the event horizon in the Independent Wrestling Association, or at least IWA Mid-south, when he appeared in rival promotion All American Wrestling and threw the IWA M-S Heavyweight Title belt in the trash. He's since shown up in IWA M-S again, in defiance of his permanent ban but is always the bad guy. He was considered a hero in AAW though, at least initially. He also crossed it in Wrestling/RingOfHonor when he tried to impale his ex-girlfriend the Lovely Lacey with a railroad spike, as even stablemates [[Wrestling/SethRollins Tyler Black]][[note]]though we've got more on him below[[/note]] and Joey Matthews felt he was going over the line.
* Wrestling/BrockLesnar either crossed it when he pushed an injured Zach Gowen down the stairs, or when he assaulted Wrestling/ShawnMichaels and broke his arm.
* Portia Perez crossed the event horizon when she tried to kill Allison Danger's unborn child. While she had {{masked|luchador}} baby{{face}} runs prior she was never really forgiven and retired in Wrestling/{{SHIMMER}} with no real friends, besides maybe Matthews.
* Wrestling/SethRollins crossed it when he took a retired Wrestling/{{Edge}} hostage and attempted to NeckSnap him even after Wrestling/JohnCena gave in to his demands.
* Jonathan Coachman crossed it during his DisproportionateRetribution phase against Wrestling/JohnCena and his father (an elderly non-wrestler) for their admittedly NecessarilyEvil extremes against Wrestling/RandyOrton for repeatedly terrorizing them at the time.
* Wrestling/RandyOrton once mocked Wrestling/ReyMysterioJr by claiming that the recently deceased Wrestling/EddieGuerrero (one of Rey's best friends) was in Hell.
* Wrestling/MichaelCole mocking the death of Wrestling/JerryLawler's mother.
* Wrestling/RomanReigns driving an ambulance with Wrestling/BraunStrowman inside into a production truck with a seeming attempt to murder him. And that's after [[SoreLoser he lost a match to Strowman]]. And he's supposed to be the ''face'' here. [[note]]Granted, this might be mitigated as PayEvilUntoEvil, given Strowman's own viciousness against Reigns and many others.[[/note]]
* Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield crossed it when he attacked Wrestling/EddieGuerrero's mother at a house show leading up to ''Judgment Day''.
* Wrestling/{{WWE}} itself crossed it, when they deliberately fired Wrestling/CMPunk on his '''''wedding day''''', of all days.
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** MoralEventHorizon/WilliamShakespeare


Note the word ''irredeemably''. It is a demonstration of ''permanent'' evil; as in, the first evil deed whose role in the story is to tell us they will [[AlwaysChaoticEvil always be a bad person]]. That moment where you know for sure that it is simply not possible for them to wash their hands to get rid of the damned spot of blood. The moment any FreudianExcuse they may have loses all meaning. And of course, many villains stay evil throughout, but we're talking "If you can find it in your soul to even ''consider'' forgiving this person, there's something freakishly wrong with you." Their existence is a blight on humanity. They. Are. Vile.

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Note the word ''irredeemably''. It is a demonstration of ''permanent'' evil; as in, the first evil deed whose role in the story is to tell by a character which tells us that they will [[AlwaysChaoticEvil always be a bad person]]. That moment where you know for sure that it is simply not possible for them to wash their hands to get rid of the damned spot of blood. The moment any FreudianExcuse they may have loses all meaning. And of course, many villains stay evil throughout, but we're talking "If you can find it in your soul to even ''consider'' forgiving this person, there's something freakishly wrong with you." Their existence is a blight on humanity. They. Are. Vile.

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* PunishedForSympathy: In a cultural sense, a character showing sympathy for someone who has crossed the [=MEH=] is considered just as bad as the line-crosser.


* TautologicalTenplar: Even worse offenders at crossing the line than the KnightTemplar because they believe ''everything'' they do is good, no matter how monstrous.

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* TautologicalTenplar: TautologicalTemplar: Even worse offenders at crossing the line than the KnightTemplar because they believe ''everything'' they do is good, no matter how monstrous.


* AbusiveParents: Characters who abuse their children are vile and soulless MEH crossers.

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* AbusiveParents: Characters who abuse their children are vile and soulless MEH crossers.often cross this.



* BadBoss: Characters who abuse their subordinates are vile and soulless MEH crossers.
* BadPeopleAbuseAnimals: Characters who abuse animals are vile and soulless MEH crossers.

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* BadBoss: Characters who abuse their subordinates are vile and soulless MEH crossers.
often cross this.
* BadPeopleAbuseAnimals: Characters who abuse animals are vile and soulless MEH crossers.often cross this.



* DickDastardlyStopsToCheat: Giving up an advantage just to hurt someone, while definitely stupid, petty, and pointless, can also be a Moral Event Horizon if it involves a truly heinous act due to the underlying thought process: they care less about winning and more about inflicting harm, and they're totally willing to throw away what was a guaranteed victory just to indulge in petty cruelty.

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* DickDastardlyStopsToCheat: Giving up an advantage just to hurt someone, while definitely stupid, petty, and pointless, can also be a Moral Event Horizon if it involves a truly heinous act due to the underlying thought process: they care less about winning and [[ForTheEvulz more about inflicting harm, and they're totally willing to throw away what was a guaranteed victory just to indulge in petty cruelty.cruelty]].



* DogKickingExcuse: Deliberately targeting bad people just because it presents a good excuse for doing something heinous to them is still a MoralEventHorizon because, at the end of the day, you really only cared about inflicting serious or fatal harm on someone and just needed a good excuse for doing it.
* DomesticAbuse: Characters who abuse their families/spouses/lovers are vile and soulless MEH crossers.

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* DogKickingExcuse: Deliberately targeting bad people just because it presents a good excuse for doing something heinous to them is still a MoralEventHorizon as crossing it because, at the end of the day, you really only cared about inflicting serious or fatal harm on someone and just needed a good excuse for doing it.
* DomesticAbuse: Characters who abuse their families/spouses/lovers are vile and soulless MEH crossers.often cross this.



* HonorRelatedAbuse: Characters who abuse their families/friends in the name of honor are vile and soulless MEH crossers.

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* HonorRelatedAbuse: Characters who abuse their families/friends in the name of honor are vile and soulless MEH crossers.often cross this.



* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Rape is easily considered a Moral Event Horizon.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Rape is easily considered a major Moral Event Horizon.



* TautologicalTenplar: Even worse offenders at crossing the line than the KnightTemplar because they believe ''everything'' they do is good, no matter how monstrous.



* WouldHurtAChild: Hurting a child in any way, shape, or form, is considered a Moral Event Horizon.

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* WouldHurtAChild: Hurting a child in any way, shape, or form, is considered a often crosses the Moral Event Horizon.

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* DogKickingExcuse: Deliberately targeting bad people just because it presents a good excuse for doing something heinous to them is still a MoralEventHorizon because, at the end of the day, you really only cared about inflicting serious or fatal harm on someone and just needed a good excuse for doing it.


* FinalSolution: Wiping out an entire people is a major Moral Event Horizon.

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* FinalSolution: Wiping Genocide, the act of wiping out an entire people people, is one of the most monstrous acts that a person or a society can commit, and is a major serious crossing of the Moral Event Horizon.



* RevengeByProxy: Exacting revenge on someone innocent is treated as a Moral Event Horizon.

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* RevengeByProxy: Exacting revenge on someone innocent innocent, especially if it's done in order to hurt someone connected to the person who the avenger wants revenge on, is treated as a Moral Event Horizon.



* SuicideDare: Telling someone to kill themselves is a heartless act.

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* SuicideDare: Telling someone to kill themselves is a heartless act.act to say the least, and becomes outright monstrous if the person should actually go through with it.


* DesignatedVillain / UnintentionallySympathetic: The work portrays characters as having crossed the line but audiences digress.

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* DesignatedVillain / DesignatedEvil / UnintentionallySympathetic: The work portrays characters as having crossed the line but audiences digress.


* NeverLiveItDown: Something that's never forgotten or forgiven, no matter how justified, minor, or redeemed it actually is or becomes

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* NeverLiveItDown: Something that's never forgotten or forgiven, no matter how justified, minor, or redeemed it actually is or becomesbecomes.

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