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10th Jul '16 12:06:12 PM nombretomado
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Or if you're watching anything from Creator/JossWhedon and you just ''know'' that the characters will be throwing BuffySpeak left and right, the HappilyMarried couple will implode or that the most likeable MauveShirt in the bunch will be KilledOffForReal in a horrible fashion. Or playing a BioWare game and can spot your future party member three levels before they actually join, or things are going so well at Act 2 that you're just waiting on TheReveal to throw everything straight to hell? Nope, that's SignatureStyle.

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Or if you're watching anything from Creator/JossWhedon and you just ''know'' that the characters will be throwing BuffySpeak left and right, the HappilyMarried couple will implode or that the most likeable MauveShirt in the bunch will be KilledOffForReal in a horrible fashion. Or playing a BioWare Creator/BioWare game and can spot your future party member three levels before they actually join, or things are going so well at Act 2 that you're just waiting on TheReveal to throw everything straight to hell? Nope, that's SignatureStyle.
17th Jun '16 7:49:53 PM nombretomado
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* Oh, look, the MightyMorphinPowerRangers are showing interest in a topic or issue that they usually don't. I wonder if the BigBad in the moon will find some way to turn it into or summon an appropriate monster, inadvertently teaching them a valuable life lesson on the issue in the process.

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* Oh, look, the MightyMorphinPowerRangers Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers are showing interest in a topic or issue that they usually don't. I wonder if the BigBad in the moon will find some way to turn it into or summon an appropriate monster, inadvertently teaching them a valuable life lesson on the issue in the process.



* Spoofed in ''ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'''s "Get Me Hennimore!" sketches, parodying old ASimplePlan sitcoms. [[SurroundedByIdiots Bumbling assistant]] is given two incredibly easy-to-confuse tasks by his oblivious boss, who has to leave the office for some contrived reason - GilliganCut to the inevitable chaos that the boss comes back to.

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* Spoofed in ''ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'''s ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'''s "Get Me Hennimore!" sketches, parodying old ASimplePlan sitcoms. [[SurroundedByIdiots Bumbling assistant]] is given two incredibly easy-to-confuse tasks by his oblivious boss, who has to leave the office for some contrived reason - GilliganCut to the inevitable chaos that the boss comes back to.
6th Feb '16 11:35:43 PM nombretomado
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* Oh look, the [[{{Frasier}} Cranes]] are throwing a party. Cue ASimplePlan, with the occasional FawltyTowersPlot.
* For at least the first few seasons, if an attractive woman showed up on ''TwoAndAHalfMen'' for one or two episodes, if Charlie wasn't sleeping with her, Alan would be.
* A [[LargeHam big-name guest star]] is on one of the ''LawAndOrder'' shows (Particularly [[FanNickname The Mothership]] or [[Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit SVU]]). If this star isn't the victim or the defense lawyer, [[NarrowedItDownToTheGuyIRecognize (s)he's the perp]]. [[Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent Criminal Intent]] likes to disrupt the curve by offering up multiple guest stars.

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* Oh look, the [[{{Frasier}} [[Series/{{Frasier}} Cranes]] are throwing a party. Cue ASimplePlan, with the occasional FawltyTowersPlot.
* For at least the first few seasons, if an attractive woman showed up on ''TwoAndAHalfMen'' ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'' for one or two episodes, if Charlie wasn't sleeping with her, Alan would be.
* A [[LargeHam big-name guest star]] is on one of the ''LawAndOrder'' ''Franchise/LawAndOrder'' shows (Particularly [[FanNickname The Mothership]] or [[Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit SVU]]). If this star isn't the victim or the defense lawyer, [[NarrowedItDownToTheGuyIRecognize (s)he's the perp]]. [[Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent Criminal Intent]] likes to disrupt the curve by offering up multiple guest stars.
11th Oct '15 11:25:58 AM nombretomado
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Let's say Sgt. Bilko in ''ThePhilSilversShow'' has a GetRichQuickScheme. Even if we know it's not going to work, it doesn't count because [[OnceAnEpisode it's what always happens on the show]]. Now if he had a certain part of his plan that made it clear exactly how the plan would fail, that would be this trope.

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Let's say Sgt. Bilko in ''ThePhilSilversShow'' ''Series/ThePhilSilversShow'' has a GetRichQuickScheme. Even if we know it's not going to work, it doesn't count because [[OnceAnEpisode it's what always happens on the show]]. Now if he had a certain part of his plan that made it clear exactly how the plan would fail, that would be this trope.
17th Jun '15 8:30:22 PM Freezer
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Two characters share a scene of open and genuine heartfelt emotion - be it romantic, familial or TrueCompanions-type? At least one of them is getting horribly injured and/or killed within three episodes.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Two characters share a scene of open and genuine heartfelt emotion - be it romantic, familial or TrueCompanions-type? At least one One or both of them is getting horribly injured and/or killed within three episodes.will end up dead or maimed by the end of the season. It's even odds they don't make it through ''that episode.''
15th Jun '15 9:47:15 AM nombretomado
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Or if you're watching anything from JossWhedon and you just ''know'' that the characters will be throwing BuffySpeak left and right, the HappilyMarried couple will implode or that the most likeable MauveShirt in the bunch will be KilledOffForReal in a horrible fashion. Or playing a BioWare game and can spot your future party member three levels before they actually join, or things are going so well at Act 2 that you're just waiting on TheReveal to throw everything straight to hell? Nope, that's SignatureStyle.

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Or if you're watching anything from JossWhedon Creator/JossWhedon and you just ''know'' that the characters will be throwing BuffySpeak left and right, the HappilyMarried couple will implode or that the most likeable MauveShirt in the bunch will be KilledOffForReal in a horrible fashion. Or playing a BioWare game and can spot your future party member three levels before they actually join, or things are going so well at Act 2 that you're just waiting on TheReveal to throw everything straight to hell? Nope, that's SignatureStyle.
14th Jun '15 4:52:24 AM Freezer
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Two characters share a scene of open and genuine heartfelt emotion - be it romantic, familial or TrueCompanion? At least one of them is getting horribly injured and/or killed within three episodes.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Two characters share a scene of open and genuine heartfelt emotion - be it romantic, familial or TrueCompanion? TrueCompanions-type? At least one of them is getting horribly injured and/or killed within three episodes.
14th Jun '15 4:51:50 AM Freezer
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Two characters share a scene of open and genuine heartfelt emotion - be it romantic, familial or TrueCompanion? At least one of them is getting horribly injured and/or killed within three episodes.
14th Jun '15 4:45:28 AM Freezer
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--> ''[[http://direman.com/direman/comic.php?comicID=1353 Dave The Direman]]'' on a certain ''Game of Thrones'' [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming CMOH]].

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--> -->-- ''[[http://direman.com/direman/comic.php?comicID=1353 Dave The Direman]]'' on a certain ''Game of Thrones'' [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming CMOH]].
14th Jun '15 4:44:56 AM Freezer
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->"It's rare for ''Series/GameOfThrones'' to have such a heartwarming, uplifting scene. That girl is so fucked."
--> ''[[http://direman.com/direman/comic.php?comicID=1353 Dave The Direman]]'' on a certain ''Game of Thrones'' [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming CMOH]].
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