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16th May '18 4:53:32 PM CorahsUncle
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* BaitAndSwitchTimeSkip \\
An unrealistically short time passes between events in the plot



Distinction between the chronological order of the story's events (Fabula) and the order we see the scenes in (Sujet)

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Distinction between the chronological order of the story's events (Fabula) and the order in which we see the scenes in (Sujet)
20th Mar '17 12:48:10 PM Koveras
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* InterrogationFlashback \\
The story is told via a character being pumped for information.
28th Feb '17 7:25:48 AM Gosicrystal
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* AnachronicOrder - Scenes, episodes or installments are presented out of chronological order

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* AnachronicOrder - \\
Scenes, episodes or installments are presented out of chronological order



* BackToFront - The story is told backwards, from end to beginning
* DashedPlotLine - Time periods larger than one year where nothing interesting happens are skipped to preserve TheLawOfConservationOfDetail

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* BackToFront - \\
The story is told backwards, from end to beginning
* DashedPlotLine - \\
Time periods larger than one year where nothing interesting happens are skipped to preserve TheLawOfConservationOfDetail



* FabulaAndSujet - Distinction between the chronological order of the story's events (Fabula) and the order we see the scenes in (Sujet)

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* FabulaAndSujet - \\
Distinction between the chronological order of the story's events (Fabula) and the order we see the scenes in (Sujet)



* {{Flashback}} - A break in the story to remember a character's past vividly

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* {{Flashback}} - \\
A break in the story to remember a character's past vividly



* FlashbackCut
* FlashbackEcho - Events in the present are quickly followed by flashbacks to similar events in the past

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* FlashbackCut
FlashbackCut \\
A very brief flashback (usually lasts a few seconds) in the middle of a scene
* FlashbackEcho - \\
Events in the present are quickly followed by flashbacks to similar events in the past



* FlashbackNightmare - A character dreams of a traumatic past event
* FlashbackStares - A character stares into the distance while remembering a past event

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* FlashbackNightmare - \\
A character dreams of a traumatic past event
* FlashbackStares - \\
A character stares into the distance while remembering a past event



* FlashbackTwist
* FlashbackWithTheOtherDarrin

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* FlashbackTwist
FlashbackTwist \\
A flashback is used and subverts the audience's expectations
* FlashbackWithTheOtherDarrinFlashbackWithTheOtherDarrin \\
A flashback to a previously shot scene with [[TheOtherDarrin a new actor]]



* FlashForward - A break in the story to show a future plot development ahead of time
* {{Futureshadowing}} - We see the aftermath of an event before seeing the event itself

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* FlashForward - \\
A break in the story to show a future plot development ahead of time
* {{Futureshadowing}} - \\
We see the aftermath of an event before seeing the event itself



* HilariousInFlashback
* HowWeGotHere - The story starts in its climax and quickly is followed by a retelling of the events that led to it (a form of InMediasRes)
* InMediasRes - The story doesn't start at the beginning; it's either in the middle or at the end
* InstantMysteryJustDeleteScene - A scene is skipped so the viewer doesn't know what happened there for the sake of mystery and suspense

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* HilariousInFlashback
HilariousInFlashback \\
Events in a flashback turn out to be funny because the audience knows the present state of things
* HowWeGotHere - \\
The story starts in its climax and quickly is followed by a retelling of the events that led to it (a form of InMediasRes)
* InMediasRes - \\
The story doesn't start at the beginning; it's either in the middle or at the end
* InstantMysteryJustDeleteScene - \\
A scene is skipped so the viewer doesn't know what happened there for the sake of mystery and suspense



* OffstageWaitingRoom - Some characters do important things for the plot while the others wait for them to finish their own adventure (do nothing)
* OnceMoreWithClarity - We see a scene and it seems to mean one thing; after several plot developments, we see the same scene, and this time it means something completely different

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* OffstageWaitingRoom - \\
Some characters do important things for the plot while the others wait for them to finish their own adventure (do nothing)
* OnceMoreWithClarity - \\
We see a scene and it seems to mean one thing; after several plot developments, we see the same scene, and this time it means something completely different



* RashomonStyle - Several characters narrate a past event, but each version is different

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* RashomonStyle - \\
Several characters narrate a past event, but each version is different



* RewatchBonus - Now that the work is over, we'll find a new meaning in those little strange details if we watch it again
* SequencingDeception - The work implies that two scenes happen simultaneously or one after the other, but the true order is completely different than we thought

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* RewatchBonus - \\
Now that the work is over, we'll find a new meaning in those little strange details if we watch it again
* SequencingDeception - \\
The work implies that two scenes happen simultaneously or one after the other, but the true order is completely different than we thought



* ThirdPersonFlashback - A person remembering a past event will see everything from a third-person perspective instead of through their own eyes (first person)
* TimeSkip - A good chunk of time is skipped between two plot developments or installments

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* ThirdPersonFlashback - \\
A person remembering a past event will see everything from a third-person perspective instead of through their own eyes (first person)
* TimeSkip - \\
A good chunk of time is skipped between two plot developments or installments



* ViewersAreGoldfish - The creators think we can't remember past plot developments, so they will remind us constantly
* WhenItAllBegan
* WholeEpisodeFlashback - The entire episode is a FlashBack to a past storyline

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* ViewersAreGoldfish - \\
The creators think we can't remember past plot developments, so they will remind us constantly
* WhenItAllBegan
WhenItAllBegan \\
A past event that is responsible for the current plot
* WholeEpisodeFlashback - \\
The entire episode is a FlashBack {{Flashback}} to a past storyline
12th Jan '17 11:25:49 AM Gosicrystal
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* AnachronicOrder

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* AnachronicOrderAnachronicOrder - Scenes, episodes or installments are presented out of chronological order



* BackToFront
* DashedPlotLine

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* BackToFront
BackToFront - The story is told backwards, from end to beginning
* DashedPlotLineDashedPlotLine - Time periods larger than one year where nothing interesting happens are skipped to preserve TheLawOfConservationOfDetail



* FabulaAndSujet

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* FabulaAndSujetFabulaAndSujet - Distinction between the chronological order of the story's events (Fabula) and the order we see the scenes in (Sujet)



* {{Flashback}}

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* {{Flashback}}{{Flashback}} - A break in the story to remember a character's past vividly



* FlashbackEcho

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* FlashbackEchoFlashbackEcho - Events in the present are quickly followed by flashbacks to similar events in the past



* FlashbackNightmare
* FlashbackStares

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* FlashbackNightmare
FlashbackNightmare - A character dreams of a traumatic past event
* FlashbackStaresFlashbackStares - A character stares into the distance while remembering a past event



* FlashForward
* {{Futureshadowing}}

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* FlashForward
FlashForward - A break in the story to show a future plot development ahead of time
* {{Futureshadowing}}{{Futureshadowing}} - We see the aftermath of an event before seeing the event itself



* HowWeGotHere
* InMediasRes
* InstantMysteryJustDeleteScene

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* HowWeGotHere
HowWeGotHere - The story starts in its climax and quickly is followed by a retelling of the events that led to it (a form of InMediasRes)
* InMediasRes
InMediasRes - The story doesn't start at the beginning; it's either in the middle or at the end
* InstantMysteryJustDeleteSceneInstantMysteryJustDeleteScene - A scene is skipped so the viewer doesn't know what happened there for the sake of mystery and suspense



* OffstageWaitingRoom
* OnceMoreWithClarity

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* OffstageWaitingRoom
OffstageWaitingRoom - Some characters do important things for the plot while the others wait for them to finish their own adventure (do nothing)
* OnceMoreWithClarityOnceMoreWithClarity - We see a scene and it seems to mean one thing; after several plot developments, we see the same scene, and this time it means something completely different



* RashomonStyle

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* RashomonStyleRashomonStyle - Several characters narrate a past event, but each version is different



* RewatchBonus
* SequencingDeception

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* RewatchBonus
RewatchBonus - Now that the work is over, we'll find a new meaning in those little strange details if we watch it again
* SequencingDeceptionSequencingDeception - The work implies that two scenes happen simultaneously or one after the other, but the true order is completely different than we thought



* ThirdPersonFlashback
* TimeSkip

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* ThirdPersonFlashback
ThirdPersonFlashback - A person remembering a past event will see everything from a third-person perspective instead of through their own eyes (first person)
* TimeSkipTimeSkip - A good chunk of time is skipped between two plot developments or installments



* ViewersAreGoldfish

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* ViewersAreGoldfishViewersAreGoldfish - The creators think we can't remember past plot developments, so they will remind us constantly



* WholeEpisodeFlashback

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* WholeEpisodeFlashbackWholeEpisodeFlashback - The entire episode is a FlashBack to a past storyline
21st Dec '16 6:10:33 AM SteveMB
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* HilariousInFlashback
25th May '15 6:26:25 AM GeneralSpecific
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* RewatchBonus
13th Oct '13 8:05:38 PM Vasha
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13th Oct '13 8:05:15 PM Vasha
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* FlashBackBackBack

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* FlashBackBackBackFlashbackBackBack
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