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* SkewedPriorities: Marcie freaks out when Beethoven shows up, saying her parents will kill her if they find out there was a gay person in the house. CB points out that if she is worried about her parents getting mad, Beethoven's presence is far from her biggest problem given that, among other things, she's been actively encouraging people to have sex in her parents' bed, and there are apparently seven people currently taking her up on that offer.

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* SkewedPriorities: Marcie freaks out when Beethoven shows up, saying her parents will kill her if they find out there was a gay person in the house. CB points out that if she is worried about her when it comes to parents getting mad, Beethoven's presence is far from that's probably the least of her biggest problem given that, among other things, she's been actively encouraging problems.
-->'''CB:''' Marcie, there are seven
people to have sex high on ecstasy f*cking in her your parents' bed, and there are apparently seven people currently taking her up on that offer.bed!

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* SkewedPriorities: Marcie freaks out when Beethoven shows up, saying her parents will kill her if they find out there was a gay person in the house. CB points out that if she is worried about her parents getting mad, Beethoven's presence is far from her biggest problem given that, among other things, she's been actively encouraging people to have sex in her parents' bed, and there are apparently seven people currently taking her up on that offer.


* DontCallMeSir: One of the many {{Shout-Out}}s to the original comic strip references the RunningGag centered around this trope.

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* DontCallMeSir: One of the many {{Shout-Out}}s {{Shout Out}}s to the original comic strip references the RunningGag centered around this trope.


* DontCallMeSir: One of the many {{Shout Out}}s to the original comic strip references the RunningGag centered around this trope.

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* DontCallMeSir: One of the many {{Shout Out}}s {{Shout-Out}}s to the original comic strip references the RunningGag centered around this trope.

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* DontCallMeSir: One of the many {{Shout Out}}s to the original comic strip references the RunningGag centered around this trope.


* NoBisexuals: CB once had a relationship with Van's sister, and his love for the Little Red-Headed Girl is also acknowledged. However, after he kisses Beethoven, it's assumed by everyone (including Van's sister herself) that he was gay all along.

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* NoBisexuals: CB once had a relationship with Van's sister, and his love for the Little Red-Headed Girl is also acknowledged. However, after he kisses Beethoven, it's assumed by everyone (including Van's sister herself) talks about him as being gay, including CB himself; no one ever raises the possibility that he was gay all along.could be bi.

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* ShoutOut: The script is loaded with not-quite-copyright infringement references to the cartoon.


** For copyright reasons, everyone goes by an alias. The exception is Frieda (who is only referenced and does not appear in the show). Most of the aliases are similar in some way to the characters' original names, except for Sally and Lucy (who are never given names of their own, only referred to as "[CB/Van]'s Sister") and Beethoven.

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** For copyright reasons, everyone goes by an alias. The exception is Frieda (who is only referenced and does not appear in the show). Most of the aliases are similar in some way to the characters' original names, except for Sally and Lucy (who are [[NoNameGiven never given names of their own, own]], only referred to as "[CB/Van]'s Sister") and Beethoven.


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** For presumably similar reasons, Sally and Lucy are never given actual names. The script calls them "CB's Sister" and "Van's Sister" respectively, and the other characters don't address or refer to them by name.


** For copyright reasons, everyone goes by an alias. The exception is Frieda (who never actually appears).
*** Marcie/Marcy is also more of an Adaptation ''Spelling'' Change, since it's pronounced the same way.

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** For copyright reasons, everyone goes by an alias. The exception is Frieda (who is only referenced and does not appear in the show). Most of the aliases are similar in some way to the characters' original names, except for Sally and Lucy (who are never actually appears).
given names of their own, only referred to as "[CB/Van]'s Sister") and Beethoven.
*** Marcie/Marcy is also more of an Adaptation ''Spelling'' Change, a spelling change, since it's pronounced the same way.


** For copyright reasons, everyone goes by an alias. The exception is Frieda.

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** For copyright reasons, everyone goes by an alias. The exception is Frieda. Frieda (who never actually appears).
*** Marcie/Marcy is also more of an Adaptation ''Spelling'' Change, since it's pronounced the same way.


%%* VitriolicBestBuds: CB and Van's sister.

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%%* VitriolicBestBuds: CB * WeUsedToBeFriends / EtTuBrute: Beethoven feels betrayed that all his friends started to shun him when it was found out about his father's sexual abuse. He especially resents CB, who was one of his closest childhood friends and Van's sister.does nothing to stop the bullying.
-->''"You were one of my best friends. You all were. I just don't get it."''



There is a sequel in the works called ''The Gospel According to Matt: Confessions of a Teenage Dirtbag'', themed around Matt.



* DownerBeginning: The story begins with CB's dog being put down due to rabies. His dog also killed his bird friend.



%%* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler:Alas, Beethoven! We hardly knew ye!]] -- ZCE

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%%* * BuryYourGays: [[spoiler:Alas, Beethoven! Alas, [[spoiler:Beethoven!]] We hardly knew ye!]] -- ZCEye! He kills himself after [[spoiler:having his hands broken by Matt]]. It's unclear if this was a GayngstInducedSuicide, a suicide over a CareerEndingInjury, or both.



* DarkerAndEdgier: Oh, yes. The play is an unauthorized parody of ''Peanuts'' that was played off Broadway. It's essentially a DarkFic, with the story starting Snoopy having rabies and only getting grimmer from there.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Oh, yes. The play is an unauthorized parody of ''Peanuts'' that was played off Broadway. ''Peanuts''. It's essentially a DarkFic, with the story starting Snoopy having rabies and only getting grimmer from there.there.
* DownerBeginning: The story begins with CB's dog being put down due to rabies. His dog also killed his bird friend.



* IncompatibleOrientation: CB's sister and Beethoven.

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* IncompatibleOrientation: CB's sister and Beethoven.loves Beethoven, but Beethoven is gay.
* InterspeciesFriendship:
** CB's dog always played with a yellow bird. CB mentions it was as if they were best friends, though he wonders if that's too anthropomorphic sounding.
** CB was very close to his dog, but his friends don't understand why he's so obsessed over a dog.


''Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenaged Blockhead'' is a 2004 fanfiction play by Bert V. Royal. A {{darker and edgier}} take on the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' universe, the show ''starts'' with the death of Snoopy and Woodstock, and somehow only manages to get more depressing from there. Due to copyright and trademark issues, none of the characters go by their official Peanuts-verse names.

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''Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenaged Blockhead'' is a 2004 fanfiction play (or an "unauthorized parody") by Bert V. Royal. Royal.

A {{darker and edgier}} take on the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' universe, the show ''starts'' with the death of Snoopy and Woodstock, and somehow only manages to get more depressing from there. Due to copyright and trademark issues, none of the characters go by their official Peanuts-verse ''Peanuts''-verse names.



!Tropes Include:

* AbusiveParents
* AdaptationalVillainy: Pig-Pen, the lovable mess, becomes Matt, the germo- and homophobic jock.

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!Tropes Include:

!!This play provides examples of:

* AbusiveParents
AbusiveParents: Beethoven's father [[ParentalIncest sexually abused]] him.
* AdaptationalVillainy: Pig-Pen, the lovable mess, becomes Matt, the germo- germophobic and homophobic jock.jock.
* AdaptationNameChange:
** It's implied that Tricia's surname is "York". In canon, Peppermint Patty's name is Patricia Reichardt.
** For copyright reasons, everyone goes by an alias. The exception is Frieda.



* AmbiguousTimePeriod: It's never clarified when the story takes place. It could be contemporary or it could be a period piece
* DownerBeginning: The story begins with CB's dog being put down due to rabies. His dog also killed his bird friend.



* ArmoredClosetGay: [[spoiler: Matt. While his sexuality is never confirmed, it's clear by the play's end that he has a strong interest in CB]]

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* ArmoredClosetGay: [[spoiler: Matt. While his [[spoiler:Matt's]] sexuality is never confirmed, it's clear by the play's end that he has a strong interest in CB]]CB.



* AmicableExes: Apparently, C.B and Van's sister dated before she was put into the insane asylum.
* BerserkButton: NEVER call Matt "Pigpen". [[spoiler: Beethoven makes this mistake at the end of the play, and it costs him his life.]]

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* AmicableExes: Apparently, C.B CB and Van's sister dated before she was put into the insane asylum.
* BerserkButton: NEVER call Matt "Pigpen". [[spoiler: Beethoven Beethoven]] makes this mistake at the end of the play, and it costs [[spoiler:costs him his life.]]



* ComingOutStory: [[spoiler:For Beethoven and CB.]]

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* ComingOutStory: [[spoiler:For Beethoven For [[spoiler:Beethoven]] and CB.[[spoiler:CB.]]



* CrapsackWorld
* DarkerAndEdgier: Oh, yes.
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Beethoven, after Matt breaks his hands.]]

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* %%* CrapsackWorld
* DarkerAndEdgier: Oh, yes.
yes. The play is an unauthorized parody of ''Peanuts'' that was played off Broadway. It's essentially a DarkFic, with the story starting Snoopy having rabies and only getting grimmer from there.
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Beethoven, Beethoven]], after Matt [[spoiler:Matt]] breaks his hands.]]



* EruditeStoner: Van.

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* EruditeStoner: Van.Van has grown up into this.



* GreenEyedMonster: [[spoiler: Matt's love for CB is ultimately what drives him to threaten and injure Beethoven.]]

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* GreenEyedMonster: [[spoiler: Matt's love for CB CB]] is ultimately what drives him to threaten and injure Beethoven.[[spoiler:Beethoven.]]



* {{Jerkass}}: Matt.

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* %%* {{Jerkass}}: Matt.



* KillTheCutie: [[spoiler: Beethoven.]]

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* %%* KillTheCutie: [[spoiler: Beethoven.]]



* MushroomSamba
* NeverMyFault

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* %%* MushroomSamba
* NamedByTheAdaptation: Pigpen doesn't have a canonical name, but the play calls him "Matt"
%%*
NeverMyFault



* NoNameGiven: To get around copyrights, Snoopy and Woodstock are referred to by species.
* OutgrowingTheChildishName: It doubles as a way to get around copyrights, but several characters have outgrown their child nicknames. For example, Peppermint Patty goes by Tricia (short for "Patricia") and Pigpen goes by "Matt".



* ShoutOut: To ''Peanuts'', obviously.



* SiblingTriangle
* StraightGay: CB
* TheirFirstTime: [[spoiler: CB admits to Van's sister that he and Beethoven had sex after leaving the party. Although it's implied by their dialogue that she and CB have had sex before, while they were dating.]]

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* %%* SiblingTriangle
* %%* StraightGay: CB
* TheirFirstTime: [[spoiler: CB CB]] admits to Van's sister [[spoiler:Van's sister]] that he and Beethoven [[spoiler:Beethoven]] had sex after leaving the party. Although it's implied by their dialogue that she and CB [[spoiler:CB]] have had sex before, while they were dating.]]



* VitriolicBestBuds: CB and Van's sister.

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* %%* VitriolicBestBuds: CB and Van's sister.sister.
* WeightWoe: Frieda has an eating disorder.


* AffectionateParody: Every single cliché from various earlier "DarkerAndEdgier" parodies of the comic show up here in some form, from Snoopy getting rabies to Peppermint Patty and Marcie having a huge lesbian subtext going on, Linus becoming a pot addict, to Schroeder being a closet gay, and everyone is generally foul-mouthed, drug-abusing and sex-obsessed -- but despite all this, the comic's ideals and themes are upheld and honored (if stretched a little), and [[spoiler: the final scene, with the letter from C.S. (aka Charles Schulz) is full of heartfelt words of encouragement to CB, telling him that he ''is'' a good man when all is said and done... and, depending on your interpetation, that his friend, dog and bird are happy in the afterlife.]]

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* AffectionateParody: Every single cliché from various earlier "DarkerAndEdgier" parodies of the comic show up here in some form, from Snoopy getting rabies to Peppermint Patty and Marcie having a huge lesbian subtext going on, on (there's also a reference to the famous "Stop calling me 'sir'!"), Linus becoming a pot addict, to Schroeder being a closet gay, and everyone is generally foul-mouthed, drug-abusing and sex-obsessed -- but despite all this, the comic's ideals and themes are upheld and honored (if stretched a little), and [[spoiler: the final scene, with the letter from C.S. (aka Charles Schulz) is full of heartfelt words of encouragement to CB, telling him that he ''is'' a good man when all is said and done... and, depending on your interpetation, that his friend, dog and bird are happy in the afterlife.]]

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