History Film / TrickRTreat

12th Feb '17 6:53:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* An elderly curmudgeon (BrianCox) with a DarkAndTroubledPast attempts to get through the night without acknowledging that it's Halloween.

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* An elderly curmudgeon (BrianCox) (Creator/BrianCox) with a DarkAndTroubledPast attempts to get through the night without acknowledging that it's Halloween.
8th Jan '17 7:15:48 AM SeptimusHeap
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* FinalGirl: Laurie has many aspects of this, being named, as she is, after the FinalGirl in ''Film/{{Halloween 1978}}''. She's even got the Little Red Riding Hood costume, which is, of course, [[FreudWasRight symbolic of virginity]]. In the end, however, [[spoiler: she and all her friends survive. And they were never really in any danger at all. She and her friends also kill the SerialKiller terrorizing the town.]]

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* FinalGirl: Laurie has many aspects of this, being named, as she is, after the FinalGirl in ''Film/{{Halloween 1978}}''. She's even got the Little Red Riding Hood costume, which is, of course, [[FreudWasRight symbolic of virginity]].virginity. In the end, however, [[spoiler: she and all her friends survive. And they were never really in any danger at all. She and her friends also kill the SerialKiller terrorizing the town.]]
30th Dec '16 10:48:10 AM Gregzilla
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* AngryGuardDog: Mr. Kreeg's pit bull, Spite. No really, his name is Spite.

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* AngryGuardDog: Mr. Kreeg's pit bull, Spite. No really, his name is Spite.[[MeaningfulName Spite]].
28th Dec '16 9:00:29 AM MoonByte
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** The three clown teens can be seen on the regular, being the best display to figure out the order of events based on where they are when.
28th Dec '16 8:55:33 AM MoonByte
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* MeaningfulBackgroundEvent / CeilingCling: Sam approaches Mr. Krieg across the ceiling.

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* MeaningfulBackgroundEvent / MeaningfulBackgroundEvent: half the movie has these to hint how most stories are happening simultanously.
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CeilingCling: Sam approaches Mr. Krieg across the ceiling.ceiling.
** Wilkins is unknowingly spectator to Kreeg's fight.
** The [[spoiler: werewolf]] girls can be seen as Wilkins has a little make out session.
** Rhonda is walking in the background with her cart a few times.
** Sam can occassionally be seen walking somewhere in the background.
** [[spoiler: The dead children]] can be seen at the very beginning, going to/coming from Kreeg.
1st Nov '16 6:36:36 AM rufusluciusivan
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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Sam and the werewolves]]

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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Sam and the werewolves]]werewolves]] assuming their other victims weren't [[AssholeVictim assholes]].
11th Oct '16 2:31:46 PM LadyYuki
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* SexAsRiteOfPassage: Laurie is teased by her friends and sister for being a virgin at 22 and wanting her first time to be special. It turns out that [[spoiler:her "virginity" pertains to killing and eating a man since they're all werewolves, not sex]].

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* SexAsRiteOfPassage: Laurie is teased by her friends and sister for being a virgin at 22 and wanting her first time to be special. It turns out that [[spoiler:her "virginity" pertains [[spoiler:they're not referring to sex at all, but the killing and eating a man since they're all werewolves, not sex]].of men]].



* StabTheSalad: A rare example where the "innocent" reveal isn't really much better than what we had first assumed.

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* StabTheSalad: A rare example where the "innocent" reveal isn't really much better than what we had first assumed.the initial assumption.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Spite, Mr.Keeg's dog. It goes upstairs and finds Sam and is hurt by Sam. We never see the dog again after this and there's no way of knowing if its dead or not.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Spite, Mr.Keeg's dog. It goes upstairs and finds Sam and is hurt by Sam. We never see the Mr. Kreeg's dog Spite isn't seen again after this and there's no way of knowing if its dead or not.being attacked by Sam.
17th Jul '16 3:24:55 PM AdelePotter
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* AlphaBitch: Macy and Laurie's sister.

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* AlphaBitch: Macy and Laurie's sister.sister, though Laurie's sister does genuinely care about her.



* EvilIsOneBigHappyFamily: [[spoiler:The werewolves appear to genuinely care about each other and tend to stick together. Notably, they're all genuinely concerned for Laurie when they find out Wilkins tried to attack her.]]



-->'''Maria''': And we went as Sexy Nurses.

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-->'''Maria''': And we went as Sexy Nurses.sexy nurses.
17th Jul '16 2:19:48 PM Snowsky
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* OffingTheOffspring: [[spoiler: Subverted. For a while, it really looks like Steven is going to knife little Billy to death. It turns out he was probably never planning to; he was just really excited about carving that "jack o' lantern"...]]

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* OffingTheOffspring: OffingTheOffspring:
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[[spoiler: Subverted. For a while, it really looks like Steven is going to knife little Billy to death. It turns out he was probably never planning to; he was just really excited about carving that "jack o' lantern"...]]]]
** Played straight in the story of the Halloween School Bus Massacre, where the parents of eight mentally disabled children hire the bus driver to drown them in the lake.
17th Jul '16 2:14:23 PM Snowsky
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* HairRaisingHare: During the flashback of the Halloween School Bus Massacre, one of the children evokes this effect by wearing a creepy bunny mask. [[spoiler:And is still wearing it 30 years later, rotted and blackened, when they come out of the lake with the other children to get revenge on the bus driver.]]
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