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15th Jan '16 6:07:57 AM AsForMyHandle
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** RunningGag/HelloInternet
5th Dec '15 1:55:23 PM DrFraud
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The ultimate fear for the use of any running gag is not that it becomes an OverlyLongGag, or worse, that it was never funny in the first place and didn't improve through repetition. Nothing is worse than starting a one hour show with a joke that bombs that you're going to use twenty times over the next hour.

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The ultimate fear for the use of any running gag is not that it becomes an OverlyLongGag, or worse, that it was never funny in the first place and didn't improve through repetition. Nothing is worse than starting a one hour show with a joke that bombs that you're going to use twenty times over the next hour.
5th Oct '15 4:41:29 PM fruitstripegum
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** RunningGag/HelloInternet
5th Oct '15 4:39:16 PM fruitstripegum
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** RunningGag/ScottPilgrim
28th Sep '15 5:09:26 PM Discar
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->''"That's not funny. But don't worry; it's a running joke, so they'll repeat it several times until you have no choice but to find it funny."''
-->-- '''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic''', ''SuburbanCommando'' review
28th Sep '15 8:52:11 AM HighCrate
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A joke that is only mildly funny the first time, but becomes funnier each time it is repeated. ''Must'' be repeated at least [[RuleOfThree three times]], otherwise it's a BrickJoke. But repeat it ''too'' many times and it becomes an OverlyLongGag. A variant is a joke or scene that occurs OnceAnEpisode; doing ''that'' too often threatens to turn it into an OverusedRunningGag.

The ultimate fear for the use of any running gag is not that it becomes an Overly Long Gag; rather, it is that it was never funny in the first place. Nothing is worse than starting a one hour show with a joke that bombs that you're going to use twenty times over the next hour.

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A joke that is only mildly funny the first time, but becomes whose humor derives from repetition, ideally becoming funnier each time it is repeated. ''Must'' be repeated at least [[RuleOfThree three times]], otherwise it's a BrickJoke. But repeat it ''too'' many times and it becomes can become an OverlyLongGag. A variant is a joke or scene that occurs OnceAnEpisode; doing ''that'' too often threatens to turn it into an OverusedRunningGag.

The ultimate fear for the use of any running gag is not that it becomes an Overly Long Gag; rather, it is OverlyLongGag, or worse, that it was never funny in the first place.place and didn't improve through repetition. Nothing is worse than starting a one hour show with a joke that bombs that you're going to use twenty times over the next hour.
24th Sep '15 1:14:57 PM fruitstripegum
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** RunningGag/TheInfiniteLoops
31st Jul '15 1:04:18 PM tropeminer
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A joke that is only mildly funny the first time, but becomes funnier each time it is repeated. ''Must'' be repeated at least [[RuleOfThree three times]]. But repeat it ''too'' many times and it becomes an OverlyLongGag. A variant is a joke or scene that occurs OnceAnEpisode; doing ''that'' too often threatens to turn it into an OverusedRunningGag.

The ultimate fear for the use of any running gag is not that it becomes an OverlyLongGag; rather, it is that it was never funny in the first place. Nothing is worse than starting a one hour show with a joke that bombs that you're going to use twenty times over the next hour.

A Running Gag can be limited to a particular episode or recur throughout an entire series. If it recurs throughout an entire series, then it will often develop variations and/or be accompanied by LampshadeHanging. If a character [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] to mention it, it's DidntWeUseThisJokeAlready. When the story goes on to kill off the gag for good (either with a final payoff or just by referencing that it's become ''too'' overused and it's ending right then), that is RunningGagged.

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A joke that is only mildly funny the first time, but becomes funnier each time it is repeated. ''Must'' be repeated at least [[RuleOfThree three times]].times]], otherwise it's a BrickJoke. But repeat it ''too'' many times and it becomes an OverlyLongGag. A variant is a joke or scene that occurs OnceAnEpisode; doing ''that'' too often threatens to turn it into an OverusedRunningGag.

The ultimate fear for the use of any running gag is not that it becomes an OverlyLongGag; Overly Long Gag; rather, it is that it was never funny in the first place. Nothing is worse than starting a one hour show with a joke that bombs that you're going to use twenty times over the next hour.

A Running Gag '''Running Gag''' can be limited to a particular episode or recur throughout an entire series. If it recurs throughout an entire series, then it will often develop variations and/or be accompanied by LampshadeHanging. If a character [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] to mention it, it's DidntWeUseThisJokeAlready. When the story goes on to kill off the gag for good (either with a final payoff or just by referencing that it's become ''too'' overused and it's ending right then), that is RunningGagged.
14th Jul '15 7:37:44 AM zerohelix
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A Running Gag can be limited to a particular episode or recur throughout an entire series. If it recurs throughout an entire series, then it will often develop variations and/or be accompanied by LampshadeHanging. If a character [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] to mention it, it's DidntWeUseThisJokeAlready. When the story goes on kill off the gag for good (either with a final payoff or just by referencing that it's become ''too'' overused and it's ending right then), that is RunningGagged.

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A Running Gag can be limited to a particular episode or recur throughout an entire series. If it recurs throughout an entire series, then it will often develop variations and/or be accompanied by LampshadeHanging. If a character [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] to mention it, it's DidntWeUseThisJokeAlready. When the story goes on to kill off the gag for good (either with a final payoff or just by referencing that it's become ''too'' overused and it's ending right then), that is RunningGagged.
29th Mar '15 2:00:09 PM marcoasalazarm
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A Running Gag can be limited to a particular episode or recur throughout an entire series. If it recurs throughout an entire series, then it will often develop variations and/or be accompanied by LampshadeHanging. If a character [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] to mention it, it's DidntWeUseThisJokeAlready. When the story goes on to terminate the gag (either for good or for an extended period of time), that is RunningGagged.

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A Running Gag can be limited to a particular episode or recur throughout an entire series. If it recurs throughout an entire series, then it will often develop variations and/or be accompanied by LampshadeHanging. If a character [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] to mention it, it's DidntWeUseThisJokeAlready. When the story goes on to terminate kill off the gag (either for good (either with a final payoff or for an extended period of time), just by referencing that it's become ''too'' overused and it's ending right then), that is RunningGagged.
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