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14th May '18 4:20:12 PM foxley
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* When the Leonides family sits down to dinner with Charles in ''Film/CrookedHouse'', it isn't long before the family's dirty laundry starts being aired: with accusation of everything from murder to Communism.
22nd Mar '18 9:29:23 PM nombretomado
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* Michael and Jan's dinner party in "The Dinner Party" episode of ''TheOffice'' descends into a bitter fight between the two and utter chaos, much to the simultaneous amusement/horror of their guests.

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* Michael and Jan's dinner party in "The Dinner Party" episode of ''TheOffice'' ''Series/{{The Office|US}}'' descends into a bitter fight between the two and utter chaos, much to the simultaneous amusement/horror of their guests.
13th Dec '17 7:59:08 PM randomtroper89
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Not to be confused with AtTheOperaTonight.

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Not to be confused with AtTheOperaTonight.AtTheOperaTonight where people go to have dinner and watch a show. In this trope they are part of the "show".
20th Nov '17 1:30:44 PM Mdumas43073
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->''"What is this, Cabaret? Entertainment while you eat?"''
-->-- '''The Cat''', Series/RedDwarf

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->''"What is this, Cabaret? cabaret? Entertainment while you eat?"''
-->-- '''The Cat''', Series/RedDwarf''Series/RedDwarf''
20th Nov '17 1:29:48 PM Mdumas43073
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When a family gets together in a SitCom for a big family dinner, expect [[HilarityEnsues hilarity to ensue]]. Sometimes this is treated as just normal craziness that happens when everyone gets together. Frequently this overlaps with DysfunctionalFamily and BigScrewedUpFamily.

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When a family gets together in a SitCom for a big family dinner, expect [[HilarityEnsues hilarity to ensue]]. Sometimes this is treated as just normal craziness that happens when everyone gets together. Frequently this overlaps there's overlap with DysfunctionalFamily and BigScrewedUpFamily.
20th Nov '17 1:28:59 PM Mdumas43073
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When a family gets together in a SitCom for a big family dinner, expect [[HilarityEnsues hilarity to ensue]]. Sometimes this is treated as just normal craziness that happens when the everyone gets together. Frequently this overlaps with DysfunctionalFamily and BigScrewedUpFamily.

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When a family gets together in a SitCom for a big family dinner, expect [[HilarityEnsues hilarity to ensue]]. Sometimes this is treated as just normal craziness that happens when the everyone gets together. Frequently this overlaps with DysfunctionalFamily and BigScrewedUpFamily.
20th Nov '17 1:27:48 PM Mdumas43073
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When a family gets together in a SitCom for a big family dinner, expect [[HilarityEnsues hilarity to ensue]]. Sometimes this is treated as just normal craziness that happens when the everyone gets together. Frequently overlaps with DysfunctionalFamily and BigScrewedUpFamily.

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When a family gets together in a SitCom for a big family dinner, expect [[HilarityEnsues hilarity to ensue]]. Sometimes this is treated as just normal craziness that happens when the everyone gets together. Frequently this overlaps with DysfunctionalFamily and BigScrewedUpFamily.
20th Nov '17 1:27:04 PM Mdumas43073
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->''What is this, Cabaret? Entertainment while you eat?''

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->''What ->''"What is this, Cabaret? Entertainment while you eat?''eat?"''



When a family gets together in a SitCom for a big family dinner, expect [[HilarityEnsues hilarity to ensue]]. Sometimes this is treated as just normal craziness that happens when the family get together. An unfortunate bit of TruthInTelevision, as any advice column published around the holidays can attest to, as relatives who can get along when they keep a respectful (hundred miles or more) distance from one another can end up uncomfortable with one another if they have to be in the same room, especially if the stress of major holidays and the social pressure to present a joyful facade reach a boiling point.

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When a family gets together in a SitCom for a big family dinner, expect [[HilarityEnsues hilarity to ensue]]. Sometimes this is treated as just normal craziness that happens when the family get everyone gets together. Frequently overlaps with DysfunctionalFamily and BigScrewedUpFamily.

An unfortunate bit of TruthInTelevision, as any advice column published around the holidays can attest to, as relatives who can get along when they keep a respectful (hundred miles or more) distance from one another can end up uncomfortable with one another if they have to be in the same room, especially if the stress of major holidays and the social pressure to present a joyful facade reach a boiling point.
22nd Oct '17 11:40:04 PM DanielCase
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* In Creator/JamesJoyce's ''Literature/APortraitOfTheArtistAsAYoungMan'', the Dedaluses' [[ChristmasEpisode Christmas dinner]] early in the novel soon degenerates into an angry debate about Charles Stewart Parnell[[note]]MP who had almost gotten an Irish home-rule bill passed in the 1880s until he was brought down by a sex scandal[[/note]] and the role of the Catholic Church in Irish politics between Stephen's father and his aunt.

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* In Creator/JamesJoyce's ''Literature/APortraitOfTheArtistAsAYoungMan'', the Dedaluses' [[ChristmasEpisode Christmas dinner]] early in the novel soon degenerates into an angry debate about Charles Stewart Parnell[[note]]MP who had almost gotten an Irish home-rule bill passed in the 1880s until he was brought down by a sex scandal[[/note]] and the role of the Catholic Church in Irish politics politics, between Stephen's father and his aunt.
22nd Oct '17 11:39:04 PM DanielCase
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* In Creator/IrvineWelsh's ''Literature/{{Skagboys}}'', Alexander brings Alison to visit his family at a barbecue shortly after she starts working for him. His sister and mother confront him over his separation from his wife and children.
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