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Marine corps sergeant exasperated by Gomer’s ceaseless stupidity. [TV: “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” in Terrace, I, 319]
comic strip character exasperated over Blondie’s sale purchases. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118–119]
Gildersleeve, Throckmorton P.
. Dagwood’s boss; ever exasperated over Dagwood’s sloppy work habits. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118–119]
comic character exasperated by nephew Leroy’s antics. [Radio: “The Great Gildersleeve” in Buxton, 101]
film actor famous for “slow burn.” [Am. Cinema: Halliwell]
exasperated by Blanche DuBois’ affected refinement. [Am. Lit.: A Streetcar Named Desire]
frustrated bus driver projects exasperation toward his wife and Ed Norton. [TV: “The Honeymooners” in Terrace, I, 365–366]
. Veronica’s wealthy father driven to distraction by Archie. [Comics: Horn, 87]
continually exasperated at Larry and Curly for their mischievous pranks. [TV: “The Three Stooges” in Terrace, II, 366]
bandleader frustrated by Lucy’s mischief. [TV: “I Love Lucy” in Terrace, I, 383–384]
park manager “driven bananas” by Yogi’s incorrigibility. [TV: “Yogi Bear” in Terrace, II, 448–449]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.