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In 2012, Curtis Holland resurfaced on the Internet asking "fans" for money because his family's finances don't stretch enough for him to afford his dream car as they supposedly adored him so much. His efforts failed when online responders dismissed his begging and corrected him that his behavior was ridiculed, not revered.

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In 2012, 2014, Curtis Holland resurfaced on the Internet asking "fans" for money because his family's finances don't stretch enough for him to afford his dream car as they supposedly adored him so much. His efforts failed when online responders dismissed his begging and corrected him that his behavior was ridiculed, not revered.

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In 2012, Curtis Holland resurfaced on the Internet asking "fans" for money because his family's finances don't stretch enough for him to afford his dream car as they supposedly adored him so much. His efforts failed when online responders dismissed his begging and corrected him that his behavior was ridiculed, not revered.

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* ExtremeDoormat: Unlike Curtis, his sister Courtney is accepting of Joy's strict parenting regime that includes early morning exercises and eating low-calorie meals.


* NutritionalNightmare: The Holland family indulge in DeepFriedWhatever dinners every night, and the Holland parents blame Curtis for their eating habits claiming he's a very picky eater.

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* NutritionalNightmare: The Holland family indulge in DeepFriedWhatever dinners every night, and the Holland parents blame Curtis for their eating habits claiming he's a very picky eater. Their fridge and freezers speak for itself. All they ever have in the house is chicken fingers, frozen processed meats, bacon, cheese-spray, Oreo cookies, Chips Ahoy and candies.


* FatSlob: The Holland family, with Cliff admitting so.

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* FatSlob: The Holland family, with Cliff admitting so. Ginger is the fattest of the Hollands.


* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: All three of Curtis, Demarcus and Joy have a sense of entitlement to power and authority over everybody else in the house.


* TheRunaway: After Joy throws away all the junk food in the house including the bacon, Curtis packs up his bags and abandons his home. It is said he was at his grandmother's house

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* TheRunaway: After Joy throws away all the junk food in the house including the bacon, Curtis packs up his bags and abandons his home. It is said he was at his grandmother's house house.
* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: All three of Curtis, Demarcus and Joy have a sense of entitlement to power and authority over everybody else in the house.


* DotingGrandparent: When Joy came in and took away everything Curtis loves (which amounts to nothing more than video games and greasy, fried foods), Curtis went to go stay at his grandma's and eat all the chicken fingers he wants. Curtis wasn't satisfied with his grandmother's house with only food (supposedly because he didn't pack with him his video games) and so he got bored after eating, which is why he ran back to his house when Joy was still there.

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* DotingGrandparent: When Joy came in and took away everything Curtis loves (which amounts to nothing more than video games and greasy, fried foods), Curtis went to go stay at his grandma's and eat all the chicken fingers he wants. Curtis wasn't satisfied with his grandmother's house with only food (supposedly because Though he didn't pack with him his any video games) and so games, he got bored after eating, which is why he ran and came back to his house when Joy was still there. in only a few hours.


'''Brown/Holland''' is the 18th episode of the 5th season of reality show ''Series/WifeSwap''. It originally aired March 27th, 2009 in the United States. It is the one of the most famous and acclaimed episodes of the series due to the performance of Curtis Holland becoming a viral hit on the Internet.

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'''Brown/Holland''' [[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/king_curtis_fried_chicken_and_fries.png]]
[[caption-width-right:350:Chicken nuggets is like my family]]'''Brown/Holland'''
is the 18th episode of the 5th season of reality show ''Series/WifeSwap''. It originally aired March 27th, 2009 in the United States. It is the one of the most famous and acclaimed episodes of the series due to the performance of Curtis Holland becoming a viral hit on the Internet.


* BigBeautifulWoman: Cliff doesn't mind how obese his wife Ginger is.



* FatSlob: The Holland family are admittedly this.

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* FatSlob: The Holland family are admittedly this.family, with Cliff admitting so.
* InsultBackfire: Curtis tries to pull off an insult at Joy saying that she can't run in high heels. As though he can run at all.



* StayInTheKitchen: Demarcus has a very objectifying view of women, as he expects his wife Joy (and then Ginger) to give him a face make-over and vehemently rejects everything Ginger tries to change about his lifestyle.

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* StayInTheKitchen: Demarcus has a very objectifying view of women, as he expects his wife Joy (and then Ginger) to give him a face make-over facial and vehemently rejects everything Ginger tries to change about his lifestyle.


* DotingGrandparent: When Joy came in and took away everything Curtis loves (which amounts to nothing more than video games and greasy, fried foods), Curtis went with PlanB, go stay at his grandma's and eat all the chicken fingers he wants. Curtis wasn't satisfied with his grandmother's house with only food (supposedly because he didn't pack with him his video games) and so he got bored after eating, which is why he ran back to his house when Joy was still there.

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* DotingGrandparent: When Joy came in and took away everything Curtis loves (which amounts to nothing more than video games and greasy, fried foods), Curtis went with PlanB, to go stay at his grandma's and eat all the chicken fingers he wants. Curtis wasn't satisfied with his grandmother's house with only food (supposedly because he didn't pack with him his video games) and so he got bored after eating, which is why he ran back to his house when Joy was still there.


* BrattyHalfPint: Curtis Holland. He declares himself the King of the house hence the nickname "King Curtis".

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* ArtisticLicenseLinguistics: Curtis and Ginger calls chicken nuggets their favorite food. But what they're really eating is chicken fingers, not nuggets.
* BrattyHalfPint: Curtis Holland. He declares himself the King of the house hence the nickname "King Curtis".



* DotingGrandparent: When Joy came in and took away everything Curtis loves (which amounts to nothing more than video games and greasy, fried foods), Curtis went with PlanB, go stay at his grandma's and eat all the chicken fingers he wants. Curtis wasn't satisfied with his grandmother's house with only food (supposedly because he didn't pack with him his video games) and so he got bored after eating, which is why he ran back to his house when Joy was still there.



** The Brown family doesn't have it much better. Their mother refuses to make anything other than fruits and vegetables.

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** The Brown family doesn't have it much better. Their mother refuses to make anything other than fruits and vegetables.vegetables, and so the kids are dizzy, light-headed and have slurry voices because they're not getting enough proteins or nutrients only found in the animal products meat and dairy such as cobalamin.


* FatAndProud: Max Holland claims, "I'm poor, fat and happy!"

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* FatAndProud: Max Cliff Holland claims, "I'm poor, fat and happy!"


* ControlFreak: It is clear that Curtis is the king of his family dictating what they eat every night endangering their health by enforcing an "all junk-food diet" regime. Also for the Brown family, the children never get their way and admit to being miserable, undernourished and overworked under their parents' militaristic dictatorship.



* MoneyIsNotPower: Joy tells the Hollands to start selling off their cars and stop roller derbies. Curtis tells off Joy, "We don't care about money! You do!" Ironically, after this episode aired Curtis tried to milk money off his appearance on the show such as having his own reality show, his own brand of bacon, or using [=GoFundMe=] to afford a car asking for $80,000 (nobody gave in). Curtis stated he was never paid anything by the show's producers.

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* MoneyIsNotPower: Joy tells the Hollands to start selling off their cars and stop roller derbies. Curtis tells off Joy, "We don't care about money! You do!" do!"
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Ironically, after this episode aired in 2014 Curtis tried to milk money off his appearance on the show such as having his own reality show, his own brand of bacon, or using [=GoFundMe=] to afford a car asking for $80,000 (nobody gave in). Curtis stated he was never paid anything by the show's producers. When asked by people over the Internet why is he asking for money now in spite of his famous statements denigrating money, Curtis answered that his parents' finances dried up and they can't buy him the muscle car he wants.


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** The Brown family doesn't have it much better. Their mother refuses to make anything other than fruits and vegetables.


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* RightWayWrongWayPair: Averted; both the Holland and Brown families might think they're the Right Way and the other one the Wrong Way. But it's clear that the families outright ignore FDA nutrition guidelines and make up their own food pyramids.
** Curtis Holland forces his families to eat deep-fried foods, especially fried chicken, for ''every'' meal. He even wants chicken strips for breakfast first thing he wakes up in the morning. His family have to eat what he eats because he self-imposes his rule over everybody in the house, and they're all morbidly obese.
** Demarcus and Joy Brown force their children (and themselves) to live a militaristic lifestyle throwing out their beds if it's not made up, banning ''all'' sweets and meat or dairy products from the house (even though banning it altogether isn't healthy and they're important for eating at least in moderation). They don't spend much time with their children outside the discipline, and the daughter claims to be illiterate.


* MoneyIsNotPower: Joy tells the Hollands to start selling off their cars and stop roller derbies. Curtis tells off Joy, "We don't care about money! You do!" Ironically, after this episode aired Curtis tried to milk money off his appearance on the show such as having his own reality show, advertising for a bacon company, or using [=GoFundMe=] to afford a car. Curtis stated he was never paid anything by the show's producers.

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* MoneyIsNotPower: Joy tells the Hollands to start selling off their cars and stop roller derbies. Curtis tells off Joy, "We don't care about money! You do!" Ironically, after this episode aired Curtis tried to milk money off his appearance on the show such as having his own reality show, advertising for a bacon company, his own brand of bacon, or using [=GoFundMe=] to afford a car.car asking for $80,000 (nobody gave in). Curtis stated he was never paid anything by the show's producers.

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