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14th Jun '18 8:08:48 AM N1KF
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An ExtremeCloseUp of something disgusting. For some reason, these pop up most in comedy and horror, though in practice, it's more NauseaFuel than anything else. If done in an animated series, the close-up is usually much drawn in a [[ArtShift much more detailed style]] than the rest of the show.

{{Trope codifier}} is ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' as it was used extensively in the show, but the trope can be considered {{older than dirt}} in the sense that looking at something up close is bound to reveal its imperfections. The creator of Ren & Stimpy says he drew the inspiration from Fleischer ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} cartoons. The phenomenon spawned many copycats of both the {{Gross Up Close Up}}s, [[GrossoutShow the original show's disgustingly revolting aesthetics]] and the [[Creator/BobClampett revived]] DerangedAnimation. Currently, this trope can be spotted in a number of shows and usually leads to visual MemeticMutation.

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An ExtremeCloseUp of something disgusting. For some reason, these pop up most in comedy and horror, though in practice, it's more NauseaFuel than anything else. If done in an animated series, the close-up is usually much drawn in a [[ArtShift much more detailed style]] than the rest of the show.

{{Trope codifier}} is ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' as it was used extensively in the show, but the trope can be considered {{older than dirt}} in the sense that looking at something up close is bound to reveal its imperfections. The Creator/JohnKricfalusi, the creator of Ren ''Ren & Stimpy Stimpy'' says he drew the inspiration from Fleischer ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} cartoons. The phenomenon spawned many copycats of both the {{Gross Up Close Up}}s, Gross-Up Close-Ups, [[GrossoutShow the original show's disgustingly revolting aesthetics]] and the [[Creator/BobClampett revived]] DerangedAnimation. Currently, this trope can be spotted in a number of shows and usually leads to visual MemeticMutation.
15th May '18 11:39:11 PM BlackSwan81
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** Then there's the lovely closeup of Denethor eating a tomato in ''Return of the King'' after he commands Pippin to sing him a song.
26th Apr '18 3:30:06 PM BF10
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** Squidward's nose in "Code Yellow".
18th Mar '18 11:27:46 PM DesiredUsernameTaken
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': In Episode 34, Kaeloo informs Mr. Cat that he has a zit on his face. The audience is then treated to a close-up of the zit on Mr. Cat's face.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'':
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In Episode 34, Kaeloo informs Mr. Cat that he has a zit on his face. The audience is then treated to a close-up of the zit on Mr. Cat's face.face.
** The same thing happens when Pretty gets a zit on her face in Episode 118.
20th Feb '18 2:50:02 PM DustSnitch
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* The first time we see Ingrid in ''Film/IngridGoesWest'' it's just her eyes as she desperately looks through the Instragram feed of a girl she's stalking, ignoring the dirty and yellow reality around her to immerse herself in the life of someone she doesn't even know.
21st Dec '17 6:42:27 PM Andyroid
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* Of all shows, ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' gets one of these in "A Bird in the Hoof", which has a close up of the sickly bird Philomena's blood-shot eyes.

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* Of all shows, ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' gets one of these in a few times:
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"A Bird in the Hoof", which has Hoof" features a close up of the sickly bird Philomena's blood-shot eyes.eyes.
** "Green Isn't Your Color" has a brief shot of Rarity's pruny hoof.



** Rarity's pruny hoof in "Green Isn't Your Color".
4th Nov '17 3:57:45 AM Vir
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Bunnicula}}'' episode "Catula" when Harold tells Chester that Bunnicula's bite won't turn him into a vampire because he chews on his foot in his sleep, which is then followed by a closeup of his swollen, pulsating, blister covered foot.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Bunnicula}}'' episode "Catula" when Harold tells Chester that Bunnicula's bite won't turn him into a vampire because he chews on his foot in his sleep, which is then followed by a closeup of his swollen, pulsating, blister covered blister-covered foot.
3rd Nov '17 3:27:30 PM Malady
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[[TropeCodifier Trope codifier]] is ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' as it was used extensively in the show, but the trope can be considered [[OlderThanDirt older than dirt]] in the sense that looking at something up close is bound to reveal its imperfections. The creator of Ren & Stimpy says he drew the inspiration from Fleischer ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} cartoons. The phenomenon spawned many copycats of both the {{Gross Up Close Up}}s, [[GrossoutShow the original show's disgustingly revolting aesthetics]] and the [[Creator/BobClampett revived]] DerangedAnimation. Currently, this trope can be spotted in a number of shows and usually leads to visual MemeticMutation.

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[[TropeCodifier Trope codifier]] {{Trope codifier}} is ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' as it was used extensively in the show, but the trope can be considered [[OlderThanDirt older {{older than dirt]] dirt}} in the sense that looking at something up close is bound to reveal its imperfections. The creator of Ren & Stimpy says he drew the inspiration from Fleischer ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} cartoons. The phenomenon spawned many copycats of both the {{Gross Up Close Up}}s, [[GrossoutShow the original show's disgustingly revolting aesthetics]] and the [[Creator/BobClampett revived]] DerangedAnimation. Currently, this trope can be spotted in a number of shows and usually leads to visual MemeticMutation.



* In ''Female Trouble'' by Creator/JohnWaters, we get a whole screen full of the diseased-looking penis of the man who is raping {{Divine}}'s character.

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* In ''Female Trouble'' by Creator/JohnWaters, we get a whole screen full of the diseased-looking penis of the man who is raping {{Divine}}'s Creator/{{Divine}}'s character.
21st Sep '17 9:55:21 PM otemple700
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A close up of something disgusting. For some reason, these pop up most in comedy and horror, though in practice, it's more NauseaFuel than anything else. If done in an animated series, the close-up is usually much drawn in a [[ArtShift much more detailed style]] than the rest of the show.

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A close up An ExtremeCloseUp of something disgusting. For some reason, these pop up most in comedy and horror, though in practice, it's more NauseaFuel than anything else. If done in an animated series, the close-up is usually much drawn in a [[ArtShift much more detailed style]] than the rest of the show.
5th Aug '17 8:53:43 PM NCISfan2000
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* Happens in ''Film/TheSweeper'' when Mark's mom gets shot, an closeup shot of the blood splatter on the TV can bs seen.

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* Happens in ''Film/TheSweeper'' when Mark's mom gets shot, an closeup shot of the blood splatter on the TV can bs be seen.
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