Sometimes people are fed up with movie tropes that are almost always the same. A Reddit user asked, “What’s a movie trope you absolutely HATE?” and here are 40 of the best responses.
Turning on the TV at the exact moment a relevant news report starts.
“You have to trust me” or “there’s no time to explain”. In 9 out of 10 cases, there’s definitely time to explain, and the explanation would take less time thay trying to convince the other party to blindly trust you.
Domestic violence against men = Comedy
The sexy teacher trope.
I spent two years teaching high school as a young woman fresh out of college. I had many very uncomfortable interactions with male students, who thought it was funny.
TV makes it seem like it’s okay for teenagers to be lusting after their teachers if they’re young and reasonably attractive. It’s a joke, it’s funny. The TV dads hit on their kids teacher, make comments about their dress or their body. It transfers to the real world.
It is never, ever okay to sexually harass someone at their occupation. This include teachers, wait staff, flight stewards….anything.
Girl: Does something athletic.
Guys: Confused and surprised.
Girl: I have four brothers/my parents wanted a boy.
Overworked dad who rushes through the kitchen and only grabs a triangle of toast even though his wife prepared a goddamn IHOP-worthy breakfast complete with meat and pancakes and orange juice and coffee.
Everyone with Autism is a super genius.
When the LGBTQ+ character comes out and suddenly being LGBTQ+ is their entire personality and story arch.
if any woman between the ages of 16 and 50 vomit, it means they’re pregnant
A fat girl wants to go out with the attractive man, let’s make her either sexually aggressive or a laughingstock!