|“||Violence is not going to solve anything.||„|
|~ Grace trying to stop Maggie and Mrs. Calloway from brawling.|
In a lot of stories, the hero or heroine can break up an argument or fight (usually a squabble or a brawl), usually to maintain peace with his or her friends, family, or clan. Usually the protagonist or someone he or she loves can do this when:
- Getting everyone organized
- Helping others get along
- Giving other people a chance
- After Rocky guiltily leaves Ginger and the other chickens, the hens squabble over why Rocky left them and their lives. The squabble turns into a huge mud fight, and Fowler steps in to break it up. Ginger realizes Fowler is from the RAF, and when the fight resumes, Ginger puts a stop to that.
- Grace tries her best to stop Maggie and Mrs. Calloway from fighting.
- In Brave, King Fergus breaks up a brawl between the clans, and when it resumes, Queen Elinor puts a stop to it. Later, Merida stops the clans from brawling over who would marry her.
- Captain Li Shang notices the army recruits squabbling and steps in to break it up.
- When two of Ariel's sisters fight, King Triton enters, and they stop.
- When Tai Kamiya and Matt Ishida fight, Joe Kido breaks up the fight.
- When Rex fights Fly for encouraging Babe, Arthur Hoggett rushes in to break it up and gets bitten accidentally by Rex.
- Venom Snake stop the squabble between Diamond Dogs soldiers that triggered by the result of Miller and Ocelot's interrogration on Huey Emmerich about the outbreak of the vocal cord parasites in the Quarantine Zone, with the Wolbachia no longer having an effect on the parasites.
- Before the invasion of Klendathu begins Johnny Rico and Zander Barcalaw gets into fight, Ace Levy, Shujumi, Kitten Smith, Katrina McIntire, Dizzy Flores, Carmen Ibanez and the other troops break them up.
- Lynn Sr. breaks up the fighting between Lincoln Loud and his sisters while they fight over money, and punishes them by making them clean the attic.
- Mother Rabbit breaks up the argument between Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy, Hopsy and Cottontail about lying.
- Pinkie Pie breaks up the argument between Cheerilee and Scootaloo after Scootaloo accidentally loses Twinkle Wish to a dragon.
- When Littlefoot and Cera gets into a fight after Cera's dad argue with Littlefoot's grandfather over who's better than him of his attitude, Ducky, Petrie, Spike and Grandma Longneck breaks them up resulting with Cera's dad to threaten them and the herd to separate to find food for themselves.
- When Lincoln Loud and all of his sisters (exclude Lily) fight for the sweet spot in their van, their mother Rita Loud breaks them up and they stop and order them to get back to bed and not to go to the van until 7:00.
- Josh Nichols breaks up the fight between Drake Parker and his girlfriend Lucy after they deliberately ruined the peaceful dinner between Josh, his girlfriend Mindy and her parents, and and the ice sculpture that he paid for.
- When Cindy Bear fights Roxie But Yogi Bear told then to stop fighting.
- Sgt. Warren Reed breaks up the arguement between Anne Lewis and Dr. Tyler before informing Robocop that the Metro shopping speedway is been attacked by The Vandals.
- Dominic Toretto breaks up the fight between Brian O'Conner and Vince.
- Thomas tries to stop the fight between the narrow gauge engines and Diesel.
- Professor Utonium stops the Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup's argument about the beach.
|“||(Star-Lord notices Groot, Rocket and Drax fighting in the bar.) Oh, no. (He and Gamora step into the bar as the brawling continues. Gamora pulls Drax off of Groot.) (Gamora: Stop it!) (Rocket aims his rifle at Drax, but before he can fire, Star-Lord steps in to break it up.) Whoa, whoa! What are you doing?! (Drax: This vermin speaks of affairs he knows nothing about!) (Rocket: That is true!) (Drax, yelling: He has no respect!) (Rocket: That is ALSO true!) Hold on! Hold on! (Groot rubs his sore jaw.) (Rocket, breathing fire: Keep calling me vermin, tough guy! You just wanna laugh at me like everyone else!) Rocket, you're drunk. Alright? No one's laughing at you. (Rocket: He thinks I'm some stupid thing! He does! (Rocket begins to vent his frustration.) Well, I didn't ask to be made! I didn't ask to be torn apart and put back together over and over and turned into some...some little MONSTER!) Rocket, no one's calling you a monster. (Rocket, pointing to Drax: He called me VERMIN! (points to Gamora) She called me RODENT! Let's see if you can laugh after five or six good shots to your FRICKIN' FACE!) (He aims his gun at Drax again, but Star-Lord blocks him once again.) No, no, no, no! Four billion units! Rocket! Come on, man. Hey! Suck it up for one more lousy night and you're rich. (Defeated, Rocket hesitates for a while and puts his gun down.) (Rocket: Fine. But I can't promise when all this is over I'm not gonna kill every last one of you jerks.) (firmly) See? That's EXACTLY why NONE of you have any friends! Five seconds after you meet somebody, you're already trying to kill them! (Drax: We have traveled halfway across the quadrant, and Ronan is no closer to being dead.) (Drax turns around and storms off.) Drax! (Gamora: Let him go. We don't need him.)||„|
|~ Star-Lord breaking up a fight between Rocket, Groot, and Drax, which tests their relationship.|
|“||(Captain Li Shang notices the recruits squabbling after Mulan makes the mistake of starting a brawl.) (Chi-Fu: Day one.) (Li Shang steps in and addresses the fighting recruits.) SOLDIERS! (The recruits stop brawling, jump up, and point to Mulan.) (Soldiers: HE started it!) (Li Shang gives Mulan a firm glance and she stands up, dusting off her suit.) (sternly) I don't need anyone causing trouble in my camp.||„|
|~ Li Shang stepping in to break up a fight Mulan started by mistake.|
|“||(Edd: The point here is my hat doesn't smell.) (Ed: Oh, yes, it does!) (Edd: No, it does NOT! You're just saying that because I said your jacket stank!) (Ed: Stinky Hat!) (Edd: You've got a repulsive empty detachment of cheese in your pocket, Ed!) (Ed: STINKY HAT!) (Edd: ODIFEROUS CURDY COAT!) (Ed: STINKY HAT!) (Edd: RANCID ROQUEFORT WRAP!) (Ed: STINKY HAT!!) (Edd: PUNGENT PARMESAN POCKET!") (Ed: Oh, YEAH?! STINKY HAT!!) (Edd: COAT OF CANTANKEROUS CAMEMBERT!!!) (Ed: STINKY HAT!!!) (Eddy: SHUT UP! BOTH OF YOU!!)||„|
|~ Eddy breaking up the fight between Ed and Edd over the former's stinky cheese chunk.|
|“||(Arthur Hoggett hears and sees Rex fighting Fly for encouraging Babe, rushes to break them up) Get down! (grabs them both by the collar) Down Rex, Fly! (An angry Rex accidentally bites his hand and he cries out in pain) Rex! (The fight stops and Rex backs away with a soft whimper and Esme Hoggett glares angrily at Rex).||„|
|~ Arthur Hoggett breaking the fight between Rex and Fly and only to get bitten accidentally by Rex.|
|“||(Tai Kamiya: Oh, come on! Let's just go as far as we can up the mountain!) (Matt Ishida: That's stupid! We can't protect ourselves up there!) Stop! You're both making me a nervous wreck! Just give me a chance to think. Don't be difficult! (Matt Ishida: What? You are the most difficult person I ever met!) Hey! In am trying to make a decision here! Don't interrupt me! (Tai Kamiya: You're just a big old chicken, Matt!) (Matt Ishida: Tai, you better take that back!) ENOUGH ALREADY! YOU'RE GIVING ME A HEADACHE! (Sora Takenouchi: Put a cork in it, you three!) (All three stop fighting.) (Sora Takenouchi: Now grow up, we have to decide what to do.)||„|
|~ Joe Kido breaking up a fight between Tai Kamiya and Matt Ishida in the Digimon Adventure episode, Ikkakumon's Harpoon Torpedo.|
|“||(Lola: We heard money! A dime! No, a quarter!) (Lincoln: That's impossible. Money doesn't make a sound.) (Luan: Haven't you ever heard the expression "Money talks"?) (Luan laughs at rimshot.) (Luna: And that's quarter is saying, "Hand me over, bro!") (Lana: It's mine!) (Leni: Guys, let's just split it 40/40!) (Lincoln: No! None of you are getting it! I found it in the couch fair and square!) (Lynn: Wait a second! If there was one quarter down there, then maybe there's more!) (Lori, Leni, Luna, Luan, Lynn, Lucy, Lana, Lola and Lisa pounce on Lincoln, and the kids all fight over a quarter and the possibility of more under the sofa as Cliff runs off from the fight. Lynn Sr. and Rita enter.) (Rita: What are they fighting over this time? A nickel under the ottoman?) Nope. A quarter down the sofa. (Rita: We better stop them before they start biting.) (Lola bites Lincoln.) (Lincoln: Ow! Lola!) Too late. (He whistles and gets them to stop fighting.) All right, everybody get upstairs and clean the attic! As punishment for fighting over money! (The kids all groan and acquiesce.) (Luan: That punishment makes no cents.) (She laughs to rimshot.) (firmly) Upstairs! (He turns to Rita) But that was a good one.||„|
|~ Lynn Sr. breaking up the fight between Lincoln Loud and his sisters while they fight over money, and punishes them to clean the attic in The Loud House episode "It's A Loud, Loud, Loud, Loud, House".|
|“||How about some milk? (Sid: Ooh, I'd love some.) (Diego: Not you! The baby.) (Sid: Well, I ain't exactly lactating right now, pal.) (Diego, getting close to Sid's face: You're a little low on the food chain to--) ENOUGH! (Manny's echo: Enough, enough! Enough!)||„|
|~ Manny putting a stop to Sid and Diego's argument.|
|“||All right! All right, all right! (He grabs Drake around the waist and throws him aside.) It's A DRAW!!!||„|
|~ Josh Nichols breaks up the fight between Drake Parker and his girlfriend Lucy after they deliberately ruined the peaceful dinner between Josh, his girlfriend Mindy and her parents, and the ice sculpture that Josh paid for.|
|“||(Peter: Oh, but Mother, it's Flopsy's turn to watch them. (His left ear droops, and Peter blows it back up.) (Mopsy: He's lying!) (Peter: Am not!) (Cottontail: When he said he isn't lying, it's a lie.) (Peter, angrily: That's a lie!) (Hopsy: When he said he isn't lying, when he said he wasn't lying, he's lying!) (Peter: You're lying!) (Flopsy laughs: That's a lie!) (Peter: That's not true!) (Mopsy: It certainly wasn't.) (Peter gets more angry.) (Peter: Now, that's a lie!) (Cottontail angrily rushes over to Peter.) (Cottontail: You're a liar for calling her a liar, you liar.) (Mother Rabbit rushes to stop their fighting.) Oh, children, children, that's enough bickering! Peter knows the difference between the truth and a lie. (Mopsy: He should. He's told enough of them.)||„|
|~ Mother Rabbit breaking up with Peter Rabbit and his sister's bickering about Peter's lies.|
|“||(Mac: Oh, a cannon. That would give you thrust.) (Bunty: I knew he was fake all along. In fact, I'm not even certain he was American.) (Mac, to Ginger sitting on the chicken house doorway: So, what's the next plan, hen?) (Ginger: Let's face it. The only way out of here is wrapped in pastry.) (Babs: Perhaps he just went on holiday.) (Bunty: Perhaps he just went to get away from your infernal knitting!) (Bunty grabs Babs knitting kit and throws it on the muddy ground, much to Babs' shock.) (Mac: You were always hitting him. See how you like it.) (Mac pushes Bunty to the other two hens.) (Bunty: Don't push me, four-eyes!) (The hens begin fighting as Fowler arrives.) Quiet! QUIET, I SAY! (The hens stop fighting.) Dissension in the ranks, precisely what Jerry wants. Divide and conquer! A proper squadron work together, just like we did in my RAF days. Jocko at the stick, Flappy at the map, Whizzbang at the tail end, Wing Co would give the call, hop in the old crate, chocks away! That's how you get medals! (Bunty: Will you shut up about your stupid bloomin' medals!) (Bunty knocks the medal from Fowler's hands and it falls in front of Ginger in the mud.) How dare you?! (He bonks Bunty on the head with his cane.) Madam, forgive me. As an officer, I offer my--(Bunty punches Fowler to the ground, and the hens tackle on the senior ranking officer. Ginger picks up Fowler's medal and realizes something about his days in the RAF.) (Ginger: Fowler!) (She turns to the hens.) (Ginger: Everyone! Shut up!) (Once again, the hens stop fighting and look at Ginger.)||„|
|~ Fowler trying to silence the hens from brawling.|
|“||(Grandpa Longneck: Still, I think this way would be--) (Cera's dad interrupting: Listen Longneck. I for one and getting fed up with this "I'm taller so that's makes me more better than you attitude of yours.".) (Littlefoot to Cera, angry: Your father can't talk to my grandpa like that!) (Cera headbutts him) (Cera: He can talk anyway he wants!) (They headbutt at each other) (Petrie: Friends don't fight!) (Ducky: No! Stop! Stop! Stop!) (Petrie and Ducky push Littlefoot back ) (Littlefoot angry: Can't tell me, what to do!) (Cera: Show you a linger!) (Spike pulls her back) (Grandma Longneck: Shh!) (Cera's dad: So that's settles it! We're splitting up. From now on it's every herd for it's self.) (Littlefoot and his friends gasp in shock at what he said)||„|
|~ Ducky, Petrie, Spike and Grandma Longneck breaking up fight between Littlefoot and Cera resulting Cera's dad to separate the herd to find food for themselves|
|“||Ned Flanders: [awakened by the phone ringing] Howdily-diddely. Homer Simpson: [on the phone via the auto-dialer] Greetings, friends. Do you wish to look... Ned Flanders: [hangs up] Oh, it's that darn recording again. Maude Flanders: Of course it was. It's been calling all night. Just unplug the phone. Ned Flanders: [Ned turns out the light and the phone rings again] Howdily-di. Homer Simpson: Greetings, friends. Ned Flanders: [hangs up] Dang! Maude Flanders: I told you to unplug the phone. Ned Flanders: But it could be my mother! [the phone rings] Ned Flanders: Howdy... Homer Simpson: Greetings, friends... Ned Flanders: [hangs up] Shoot! Maude Flanders: That is it, Ned! If you don't unplug that phone right now, you're sleeping on the lawn. Homer Simpson: [out his window] Will you two shut up? People are trying to sleep!||„|
|~ Homer Simpson breaking up an argument between Ned and Maude Flanders|
|“||[Barbossa is giving orders and Jack repeats the order] Barbossa: What are you doin'? Jack Sparrow: What are *you* doin'? Barbossa: No, what *are* you doin'? Jack Sparrow: What are *you* doin'? Barbossa: *No!* What *are* you doin'? Jack Sparrow: What are *you* doin'? Captain gives orders on the ship. Barbossa: The captain of the ship *is* givin' orders. Jack Sparrow: My ship, makes me captain. Barbossa: They be my charts! Jack Sparrow: Well, that makes you [pause] Jack Sparrow: chartman. Pintel: Stow it! Both of you! That's an order! Understand? [Jack and Barbossa stare at him] Pintel: Sorry. I just thought with the Captain issue in doubt, I'd throw my name in for consideration, sorry. Ragetti: [to Pintel] I'd vote for you.||„|
|~ Pintel, trying break up a spat between Jack and Barbossa, but to no avail.|
|“||All right, break it up, break it up! What’s going on here?||„|
|~ Blossom, unable to bear her sisters fighting among themselves.|
|“||Now, the quicker we get these fish, the faster we're gonna get to your ceremony. So let's all just try and get along for a few hours!||„|
|~ Sitka, to his brothers Kenai and Denahi|
|“||Stop it! Stop it! STOP IT! Look at us! One day on this island and we've become... ANIMALS!||„|
|~ Jeanette breaking up the fight over the mangobetween her sisters and the chipmunks.|
|“||Cheerilee: (points at Scootaloo) Scootaloo, this is your fault! (Scootaloo: I just want to see the box. Everyone else gets a closer look, but it opened on accident!) Well, you make an accident! Pinkie Pie: C'mon, don't fight. We need to work together.||„|
|~ Pinkie Pie breaking up the fight between Cheerilee and Scootaloo in "My Little Pony: Tinkle Wish Adventures".|
|“||(Trevor Phillips: It's, it's not inappropriate. It's...) (Michael De Santa: It's another one of your fucking disasters, that's what it is! First you take a hostage, against my advice and then you start some crazy high school romance with her. Are you nuts?) (Trevor: She's...) (Michael: She's a 60 year old housewife!) (Trevor: Uhh she's 57. And she thinks that I'm mature.) (Michael: Yeah well let me tell you something. 30 years of marriage to the world's angriest mob boss will make anyone insane, you're not making my situation any easier.) (Trevor: Oh THERE'S a surprise! I knew it would be all about you!) (Michael: I miss my family!) (Trevor: Oh you're full of shit. All you ever did was ignore them and now that they're gonna you miss them. Fucking incredible.) (Michael: I'll tell you what's incredible, fucking incredible, you mother...) Franklin Clinton: Hey. Enough! You got me out here, you wrote me into your crazy world of bullshit. If it was lies, new age shit and arguments about how good life used to be, I could have stayed my ass at Los Santos.||„|
|~ Franklin Clinton ending Michael and Trevor's argument about kid-knapping Patricia Madrazo.|
|“||(South Park Elementary playground. The boys and girls are yelling at each other as Nelly and Butters are about to fight each other.) (Jason: Hit her!) (Random Boy: Her her, man!) (Annie: Kick his ass, Nelly!) (Red: All boys should die!) (Lola: Take him out!) (Nelly: I don't care if you're a boy, I'm gonna kick your ass!) (Butters [is seen with his pants put down and shirt pulled up] Anytime anywhere, skank.) (Boys [except Butters]: Yeah!) (Nelly: Pull up your stupid pants first.) (Butters: Why? You're afraid to fight me like a man?) (Clyde: Kick your ass, Butters. She called you stupid.) (Wendy: He is stupid! Look at him!) (Jimmy: At least he's not a zzzzitty-faced ggirl.) (Boys [except Butters and Jimmy]: Yeah!) (Cartman walks from the girls side of the right of the fight between Nelly and Butters and spreads his arms) Cartman: Hey hey hey! Whoa, guys! Guys! (crowd stops yelling) Cartman: Hasn't this gone on long enough? Aren't we tired of being so divided at skewl? (Annie: Get out of here, Cartman; nobody's buying it!) (Red: Yeah, everyone knows you're the worst!) Heidi: Hey, leave him alone! (walks from the boys side of the fight to near Cartman) Eric tries to help (spreads her arms) and you call him names?! (talks to Cartman) Sorry, babe. I had to step in. Cartman: It's cool, Baby. (Heidi and Cartman kiss each other and causing the others to be flabbergasted.) (Wendy: Heidi?!) (Annie faints in shock) Cartman: Heidi has been really hurt by all this, you guys. And I think it's time for us to all try to come together, as a skewl.||„|
|~ Heidi and Cartman step in to break up the fight between the boys and girls to calm them down.|
|“||(Dr. Tyler: Excellent by changing this subprogram, we can increase his reaction time by .02 percent) (Anne Lewis: Why can't you stop messing with his head, Dr. Tyler?! He's a cop, not a guinea pig!) (Dr. Tyler (rolling paper and drops it): This is no concern of yours Officer Lewis. You couldn't possibly understand, what were trying to accomplish here.) (Anne Lewis: Oh, I understand all right. You're trying program every out of humanity out of him!) (Dr. Tyler: How dare you, you creguis paramism--) (Sgt. Warren Reed enters the room) KNOCK IT OFF LADIES!!! (They stop arguing) Robocop there's trouble at the Metro Shopping Center. Some getchum crashed through car down there. (Robocop: Yes sir.) (picks his helm) (Dr. Tyler: Wait, what about my test?) (Robocop: I have a job to do.)||„|
|~ Sgt. Warren Reed breaking the arguement between Anne Lewis and Dr. Tyler and informing Robocop the Metro Shopping Center is been attacked by the Vandals in the Robocop animated series episode "Crime Wave".|
|“||(Thomas puffs into the Blue Mountain Quarry as Rheneas and Skarloey are shown by the turntable) (Rheneas: But, Skarloey, I’ve been bumped again! Now, I have to be repainted!) (Skarloey: You have to stop bumping into things, Rheneas.) (Laughs, as Thomas puffs up) Hello, Thomas!) Thomas: Where’s Luke? (Luke: (Toots, as he puffs up) Hello, Thomas!) Thomas: Luke, I have wonderful news for you. I talked to Victor; he told me what happened when you were being unloaded from the ship. He said- (Skarloey: (Shocked) WHAT DID YOU DO?!) Thomas: (Hesitantly) I... I talked to Victor... (Luke: You talked to Victor?!) Thomas: Yes, but... (Skarloey: We told you not to talk to the other engines.) (Rheneas: And you have.) (Peter Sam: We thought you were our friend.) (Luke: I thought you were MY friend.) (Narrow gauge engines: (All angry) BUT YOU'RE NOT!!!) (All start to puff away) Thomas: Please, wait! It's not what you think! (Diesel and Paxton arrive, as Luke races away) (Narrator: Suddenly, Diesel's horn echoed around the Blue Mountain Quarry.) (Diesel: (Sees Luke puffing away) Is that him? Are you the engine that pushes other engines into the sea? I've heard all about you!) (Skarloey, Rheneas, Sir Handel and Peter Sam puff away along the upper terrace) (Narrator: The narrow gauge engines rattled away from Thomas, Diesel and Paxton on the upper terraces of the quarry.) Thomas: Don't listen to Diesel, let me explain! (Skarloey: No, Thomas! Don't explain anything! We can see what you've done!) (Sir Handel: Go away, Thomas!) (Peter Sam: Go back to your branch line!) (Luke follows the other narrow gauge engines on the upper terrace) Thomas: Luke, don't chuff away from me! Please, listen! (Luke: (Angry) I don't want to listen to you ever again!) (Races into a tunnel) (Narrator: Thomas knew that his narrow gauge friends thought he had let them down. They thought Thomas had let Luke down, that was worst of all. Thomas felt terrible.) (The narrow gauge engines puff into hiding, as Diesel and Paxton roll up to Thomas.) (Diesel: Now, The Fat Controller/Sir Topham Hatt and The Thin Controller/Mr. Percival will sort your little friend out once and for all. (Laughs evilly))||„|
|~ Thomas tries to stop the fight between the narrow gauge engines and Diesel.|