" On some occasions, it's obvious to everyone that the Overprotective Dad is merely using that as a (fairly weak) excuse to keep the suitor away from his baby girl. Depending on how this is played and how much you want to dissect it, this trope can carry all of the same problems as My Girl Is Not a Slut, and may imply that the woman in question is less an agent of her own destiny than her male relatives or, worse yet, that she's somehow their property.
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This trope is especially common in stereotypes of the Deep South, where every sweet Georgia Peach has a very large (usually fat, hairy, and drunk) father in a white tank top that usually keeps a rifle or shotgun with him at all times. Ironically, if the father has a son, he may applaud or encourage him if he treats girls in the exact way he doesn't want other guys to treat his own daughter.
If Adults Are Useless, then he'll probably just be comic relief as he huffs and puffs ineffectually. Gender Flips are less common; i.e., fathers more concerned about the girls/women their sons date.There's also the "mothers being overprotective of their kids" kind of genderflips, often associated with the Jewish Mother stereotype.He may or may not think he's being Papa Wolf (but those tropes don't overlap at all, anyway).Katey Sagal has become an acting powerhouse since her days as Peggy Bundy.She held a lead role in Sons of Anarchy as Gemma Teller Morrow and provided the voice-over work as Turange Leela in Comedy Central’s long-running cartoon, Futurama.Take a look at where some of the most memorable cast members and guest stars are now.