Is retard used as a slur?

This is a common and deeply upsetting trigger for developmentally disabled and autistic people, and can cause major panic attacks and meltdowns.
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TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
11
No
0
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c0mradeolive
A few minutes from the end the last episode of season 3, when homelander is in a crowd of his supporters, a protestor is called a variation of the r slur. mute & turn off captions from 57:22-57:24 and you won't see/hear it. the dialogue isn't important so you won't miss anything. (SPOILERS) if you wanna be extra safe and skip it, a protestor calls homelander a fascist and throws a can at his kid, so homelander lasers the guy's head off and everyone cheats.
TV Show • 2008 Report
Yes
9
No
0
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ellaur
The son of the main characters has cerebral palsy, and there are scenes of him being addressed as such by bullies and antagonists. One more intense example is a group of boys mocking him in a store but (spoilers) the main bully gets his ass beat. Characters generally react negatively to the slurs use.
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
9
No
0
Video Game • 2017 Report
Yes
6
No
0
2
Parfaedia
Miu specifically uses the word or a version of it as an insult a few times
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
6
No
0
1
Benrybenry
The Korean equivalent
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
6
No
0
0
chandlersmallett
yes, mostly at the start of the series
Movie • 2004 Report
Yes
6
No
0
0
Reesekat54
Yes, very frequently by the main antagonist.
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
6
No
2
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
4
No
0
0
Dreamdust1600
In the beginning of the movie the main character complaines about it being socially unacceptable to use the r slur
TV Show • 2017 Report
Yes
4
No
0
1
Rivers180
Yes. In an early episode in season 1 a girl yells at Sam for pushing her and asks if he's an r-slur.
Movie • 2017 Report
Yes
4
No
0
Movie • 2020 Report
Yes
4
No
0
Movie • 2010 Report
Yes
3
No
0
1
ProfessorProcyon
Very briefly in one scene.
Movie • 2005 Report
Yes
3
No
0
0
FelixLenhardt
Mike Teavee uses the word early on in the film, during his introduction scene, but it doesn't come up again.
Movie • 2009 Report
Yes
3
No
0
0
damalojo
Yes, multiple times. A student insults a classmate by saying "that's why they're in r*tard math," somebody calls something "freaktarded," etc.
TV Show • 1994 Report
Yes
3
No
1
1
zuurtje
in the last season i think, phoebe says joey is 'a little bit r*tarded' to someone else in french so joey cant hear it
TV Show • 1997 Report
Yes
3
No
0
0
jdpamv
Too many instances to count but mostly in the episodes where the disabled boy Timmy is involved, he is referred to it directly as a slur.
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
3
No
0
0
Burgerkingcomputers
Christina says she’s not “socially r****ed” somewhere in the end of the second season or beginning of the third. Haven’t gotten past S3 to inform on later episodes
Movie • 2009 Report
Yes
3
No
2
Movie • 1985 Report
Yes
3
No
0
Movie • 2011 Report
Yes
3
No
0
Movie • 2013 Report
Yes
3
No
0
Movie • 1972 Report
Yes
3
No
0
TV Show • 2013 Report
Yes
2
No
0
0
jdpamv
S1E9 Rick says he would’ve become “r*tarded” if Satan’s plan succeeded, Morty chastises him for this but Rick alleges that he would’ve “literally become mentally r*tarded.” Morty than alleges that neurotypical people have tabooed the slur to “feel better about themselves” so make of that what you will.
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
2
No
0
1
Dreamdust1600
The main character complains about how he cant use the r slur anymore at the beginning of the movie
Video Game Report
Yes
2
No
0
0
jdpamv
Not with an r but “t*rd” appears as graffiti in episode 1 and “libt*rd” in an email in episode 4.
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
2
No
0
1
Littleolme
Blitzo calls Moxxie "r****ded" in the pilot.
Movie • 2003 Report
Yes
2
No
0
0
The r-slur is used multiple times in the film.
Movie • 1995 Report
Yes
2
No
0
1
soravanitas
Brad Pitt's character describes a situation he does not like as being r-slurred
Movie • 2006 Report
Yes
2
No
0
0
BiliousBecca
Many times