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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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