Whenever you’ve got a hotheaded, testosterone-poisoned character, there’s around a 10% chance he’s going to go berserk and punch a wall. There’s Andy in “The Office,” Charlie in “Marriage Story,” Jake LaMotta in “Raging Bull” ... we could go on.
On one level, media clichés like these are tiresome because you’ve seen them 100 times. But the pinchpennies on r/Frugal find tropes like these cringe-worthy simply because they flout the frugal lifestyle. After all, patching a hole in the wall can cost up to $200. Here are seven more media cliches, tropes, and stereotypes that make frugal Redditors shake their heads.