Ninja Scroll is a
very dark, bloody, overly violent anime movie with some sexual
content. It's actually quite good, and definitely not
a family movie.
So when a 10 and an 11 year old try to rent it, the Gord in
his all knowing ways declines to rent to them and suggest they
find a more appropriate movie.
They depart to get their father waiting in the car, and he is
very unimpressed that the Gord wouldn't rent this violent
movie to them.
"I don't believe I had to come in here just so they could rent
"Well, the movie is inappropriate for children."
"Just give me the movie."
"If you want, but sir, I must warn you the movie is
exceptionally violent and has material inappropriate for
Well he was having none of this. A cartoon is a cartoon, so
he rents it and leaves…
… only to return an hour later!
"What the hell is this? You rented pornography to my kids!"
"Actually sir, you rented an inappropriate movie for your
kids, not I. I warned you."
"I demand my money back!"
"I demand you close my account!"
"I demand you pay me $50!"
"I don't think so there Tim."
"Pay me or I'll call the police!"
"For being a bad parent?"
"On me because you're a bad parent? That's a pretty big
"I'm never coming back."
"Sounds great to me."
"I said I'm never coming back."
"Yep. Heard you the first time."
"Aren't you going to try and keep me?"
"Because I'm a good customer."
"No, no you're not. You're the type of customer who has
lead to the world being one where you blame others for your
mistakes and errors in judgment."
"So no free rentals?"
"No. No free rentals."
"Fine. I'll just rent this
then. Is it appropriate?"
"Yes, that movie is fine."
And buddy then left and returned a reformed parent.
And the Gord spoke:
Let them be put to shame and confusion who seek my games!
Let them be turned back and brought to dishonour who desire my
blame! Let them be appalled because of their shame who say,
"It's your fault!" May all who seek thee rejoice and be glad
in thee! May those who love thy salvation say evermore, "Gord