History FanFic / TotalDramaIslandByGilbertAndSullivan

6th Dec '14 5:33:09 PM Gideoncrawle
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''Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan'' (commonly abbreviated TDI-G&S, pronounced "Tiddigus") is a crossover based on a straightforward question, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as stated]] in the Introduction: {{What if}} Creator/GilbertAndSullivan had written ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' (TDI)? It was written by [[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/User:Gideoncrawle Gideoncrawle]]. TDI-G&S is technically an [[AllMusicalsAreAdaptations adaptation]] of ''Total Drama Island'', but is really more a work of scholarship. In fact, the author doesn't even call it a "story", he calls is a "compilation". ''Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan'' uses songs and recitatives from the Gilbert & Sullivan [[{{Opera}} operettas]] (which would probably be called [[TheMusical musicals]] if written today) to retell the canon story arc of ''Total Drama Island'', effectively turning TDI into a comic opera--in essence, a [[SongFic song fic]] expanded [[UpToEleven exponentially]].
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''Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan'' (commonly abbreviated TDI-G&S, pronounced "Tiddigus") is a crossover based on a straightforward question, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as stated]] in the Introduction: {{What if}} Creator/GilbertAndSullivan had written ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Island'' (TDI)? It was written by [[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/User:Gideoncrawle Gideoncrawle]]. TDI-G&S is technically an [[AllMusicalsAreAdaptations adaptation]] of ''Total Drama Island'', Island'' (the first ''Total Drama'' season), but is really more a work of scholarship. In fact, the author doesn't even call it a "story", he calls is a "compilation". ''Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan'' uses songs and recitatives from the Gilbert & Sullivan [[{{Opera}} operettas]] (which would probably be called [[TheMusical musicals]] if written today) to retell the canon story arc of ''Total Drama Island'', effectively turning TDI into a comic opera--in essence, a [[SongFic song fic]] expanded [[UpToEleven exponentially]].

* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Invoked. Because Cody's verses relate mainly to his [[HopelessSuitor unsuccessful suit]] for Gwen's affections, the cumulative effect is to depict him as a much more tragic and pitiable figure than the one that ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' portrays.
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Invoked. Because Cody's verses relate mainly to his [[HopelessSuitor unsuccessful suit]] for Gwen's affections, the cumulative effect is to depict him as a much more tragic and pitiable figure than the one that ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Island'' portrays.

* AuthorAppeal: The author is a fan of both ''Total Drama Island'' and [[Creator/GilbertAndSullivan Gilbert & Sullivan]], and the whole point of crossing the two is to introduce to one readers who are familiar with the other.
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* AuthorAppeal: The author is a fan of both ''Total Drama Island'' Drama'' and [[Creator/GilbertAndSullivan Gilbert & Sullivan]], and the whole point of crossing the two is to introduce to one readers who are familiar with the other.

* XMeetsY: ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' meets Creator/GilbertAndSullivan.
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* XMeetsY: ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Island'' meets Creator/GilbertAndSullivan.
24th Nov '14 8:19:38 PM Gideoncrawle
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updated link
* ''Fanfic/{{Legacy}}''
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* ''Fanfic/{{Legacy}}''''[[Fanfic/LegacyTotalDrama Legacy]]''
2nd Nov '14 6:24:42 PM Gideoncrawle
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* AllMusicalsAreAdaptations: Although the purpose of this work is different from a typical musical, the effect is similar. [[MetaphoricallyTrue In a sense]], it remakes ''Total Drama Island'' as a comic opera.
2nd Nov '14 5:56:55 PM Gideoncrawle
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Other troped works by this author include: * ''Fanfic/CourtneyAndTheViolinOfDespair'' * ''Fanfic/{{Legacy}}'' * ''Fanfic/TheLegendOfTotalDramaIsland''
24th Nov '13 12:58:09 AM LordGro
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''Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan'' (commonly abbreviated TDI-G&S, pronounced “Tiddigus”) is a crossover based on a straightforward question, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as stated]] in the Introduction: {{What if}} GilbertAndSullivan had written ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' (TDI)? It was written by [[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/User:Gideoncrawle Gideoncrawle]].
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''Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan'' (commonly abbreviated TDI-G&S, pronounced “Tiddigus”) "Tiddigus") is a crossover based on a straightforward question, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as stated]] in the Introduction: {{What if}} GilbertAndSullivan Creator/GilbertAndSullivan had written ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' (TDI)? It was written by [[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/User:Gideoncrawle Gideoncrawle]].

* AuthorAppeal: The author is a fan of both ''Total Drama Island'' and [[GilbertAndSullivan Gilbert & Sullivan]], and the whole point of crossing the two is to introduce to one readers who are familiar with the other.
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* AuthorAppeal: The author is a fan of both ''Total Drama Island'' and [[GilbertAndSullivan [[Creator/GilbertAndSullivan Gilbert & Sullivan]], and the whole point of crossing the two is to introduce to one readers who are familiar with the other.

* XMeetsY: ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' meets GilbertAndSullivan.
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* XMeetsY: ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' meets GilbertAndSullivan.Creator/GilbertAndSullivan.
6th Sep '13 6:07:51 PM Gideoncrawle
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bypassing redirects and removing some duplicate potholes
''Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan'' (commonly abbreviated TDI-G&S, pronounced “Tiddigus”) is a crossover based on a straightforward question, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as stated]] in the Introduction: {{What if}} GilbertAndSullivan had written ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' (TDI)? It was written by [[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/User:Gideoncrawle Gideoncrawle]].
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''Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan'' (commonly abbreviated TDI-G&S, pronounced “Tiddigus”) is a crossover based on a straightforward question, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as stated]] in the Introduction: {{What if}} GilbertAndSullivan had written ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' (TDI)? It was written by [[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/User:Gideoncrawle Gideoncrawle]].

#A “Guide to Incidents” presenting synopses of the TDI episodes in whatever level of detail is needed to support the verse references and to allow the uninitiated reader to understand the episode’s major events. Every episode has at least 13 verse references, and one has nearly 100. The synopses themselves are similar to the plot summaries that one might find on a ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama]]'' reference website, but with a more storylike flavor. The synopses also include [[LemonyNarrator commentary]] on certain storylines and characterizations to aid uninitiated readers, because TDI-G&S was originally written for a general interest website. The compilation is available in two versions: a web-based version and a downloadable PDF file. The web-based version omits the “Introduction to ''Total Drama Island''” section because it resides on a website dedicated to fan fiction for the ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama]]'' series. The web-based version also has numerous embedded music videos for some of the songs, whereas the PDF version has many more screenshots from the show.
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#A “Guide to Incidents” presenting synopses of the TDI episodes in whatever level of detail is needed to support the verse references and to allow the uninitiated reader to understand the episode’s major events. Every episode has at least 13 verse references, and one has nearly 100. The synopses themselves are similar to the plot summaries that one might find on a ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' reference website, but with a more storylike flavor. The synopses also include [[LemonyNarrator commentary]] on certain storylines and characterizations to aid uninitiated readers, because TDI-G&S was originally written for a general interest website. The compilation is available in two versions: a web-based version and a downloadable PDF file. The web-based version omits the “Introduction to ''Total Drama Island''” section because it resides on a website dedicated to fan fiction for the ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama]]'' ''Total Drama'' series. The web-based version also has numerous embedded music videos for some of the songs, whereas the PDF version has many more screenshots from the show.

* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Invoked. Because Cody's verses relate mainly to his [[HopelessSuitor unsuccessful suit]] for Gwen's affections, the cumulative effect is to depict him as a much more tragic and pitiable figure than the one that ''TotalDramaIsland'' portrays.
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Invoked. Because Cody's verses relate mainly to his [[HopelessSuitor unsuccessful suit]] for Gwen's affections, the cumulative effect is to depict him as a much more tragic and pitiable figure than the one that ''TotalDramaIsland'' ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' portrays.

* XMeetsY: ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' meets GilbertAndSullivan.
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* XMeetsY: ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Total Drama Island]]'' meets GilbertAndSullivan.
2nd May '13 3:44:57 PM Gideoncrawle
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fixing typo
#A “Guide to Incidents” presenting synopses of the TDI episodes in whatever level of detail is needed to support the verse references and to allow the uninitiated reader to understand the episode’s major events. Every episode has at least 12 verse references, and one has nearly 100. The synopses themselves are similar to the plot summaries that one might find on a ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama]]'' reference website, but with a more storylike flavor. The synopses also include [[LemonyNarrator commentary]] on certain storylines and characterizations to aid uninitiated readers, because TDI-G&S was originally written for a general interest website.
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#A “Guide to Incidents” presenting synopses of the TDI episodes in whatever level of detail is needed to support the verse references and to allow the uninitiated reader to understand the episode’s major events. Every episode has at least 12 13 verse references, and one has nearly 100. The synopses themselves are similar to the plot summaries that one might find on a ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama]]'' reference website, but with a more storylike flavor. The synopses also include [[LemonyNarrator commentary]] on certain storylines and characterizations to aid uninitiated readers, because TDI-G&S was originally written for a general interest website.
6th Apr '13 4:36:29 PM Gideoncrawle
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fixing typo
* {{Epigraph}}: All of the episode plot summaries starts with a verse or verse fragment that fits the episode's tone or major events.
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* {{Epigraph}}: All of the episode plot summaries starts start with a verse or verse fragment that fits the episode's tone or major events.
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