History Recap / CommunityS1E15RomanticExpressionism

9th Jan '18 2:43:43 PM eroock
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!The ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Romantic Expressionism" provides examples of:

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!The !!The ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Romantic Expressionism" provides examples of:



* BerateAndSwitch: Troy when learning that Abed is plannign to watch ''Kickpuncher''. Turns out it's SoBadItsGood.
-->'''Troy''': You watching another movie in your dorm tonight?
-->'''Abed''': ''Kickpuncher'' starring Don "The Demon" Donaldson as a cyborg cop whose punches have the power of kicks.
-->'''Troy''': That sounds awful. {{Beat}}. I'll bring the popcorn.



* CrackPairing: In-Universe. "Romantic Expressionism" parodies this with a long sequence of ShipTease [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEgrvOFY1IU suggestive glances]] between all of the characters. In order, it goes: [[DecemberDecemberRomance Pierce/Shirley]], [[FirstGirlWins Jeff/Britta]], Abed/Britta, [[LesYay Britta (gasp!)/Annie (gasp!)]], [[TokenMinorityCouple Troy/Shirley]], [[HighschoolSweethearts Troy/Annie]], [[MayDecemberRomance Pierce/Annie]], [[FanPreferredCouple Jeff/Annie]], [[HoYay Jeff/Abed]].
* DesignatedParents: Jeff & Britta.

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* CrackPairing: In-Universe. "Romantic Expressionism" parodies this with a long sequence of ShipTease [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEgrvOFY1IU suggestive glances]] glances between all of the characters. In order, it goes: [[DecemberDecemberRomance Pierce/Shirley]], [[FirstGirlWins Jeff/Britta]], Abed/Britta, [[LesYay Britta (gasp!)/Annie (gasp!)]], [[TokenMinorityCouple Troy/Shirley]], [[HighschoolSweethearts Troy/Annie]], [[MayDecemberRomance Pierce/Annie]], [[FanPreferredCouple Jeff/Annie]], [[HoYay Jeff/Abed]].
* DesignatedParents: Jeff & and Britta.



'''Chang:''' Dude, I'm right here.
* FanFilm: In-universe example -- [[http://www.hulu.com/watch/125968/community-kickpuncher-with-abed-and-troy#s-p1-sr-i1 Kickpuncher with Abed and Troy]].

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'''Chang:''' Dude, [[ImStandingRightHere I'm right here.
here]].
* FanFilm: In-universe example -- [[http://www.hulu.com/watch/125968/community-kickpuncher-with-abed-and-troy#s-p1-sr-i1 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9o4wZxoPvc Kickpuncher with Abed and Troy]].



* GladYouThoughtOfIt: Jeff explains this gambit to Britta:
-->'''Jeff:''' Crash course in [[ManipulativeBastard manipulation]]. You don't actually tell the person what you want them to do. You help them realize they want to do it, so it can't be traced back to you.



* ManipulativeBastard: Jeff & Britta
-->'''Jeff:''' Crash course in manipulation. You don't actually tell the person what you want them to do. You help them realize they want to do it, so it can't be traced back to you.


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* OffhandBackhand: Troy punches Abed this way in TheTag.
4th Nov '16 8:29:14 AM DoctorNemesis
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* JerkassHasAPoint: Hinted by the tag; while everyone rightly dismisses Pierce's criticism of their {{MST}}ing as being motivated more by sour grapes at failing to get a laugh with his own contributions than anything else, Troy and Abed end up deciding to make their own ''Kickpuncher'' fan video rather than just sit back snidely criticising movies other people have made, suggesting they've decided that Pierce may have had a point regardless.
4th Nov '16 8:25:07 AM DoctorNemesis
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24th Jul '16 3:25:28 PM nombretomado
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-->'''Abed:''' When you guys first came in, we were as wholesome as the family in ''TheBradyBunch''. Now we’re as dysfunctional and incestuous as the cast of ''TheBradyBunch''.

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-->'''Abed:''' When you guys first came in, we were as wholesome as the family in ''TheBradyBunch''. ''Series/TheBradyBunch''. Now we’re as dysfunctional and incestuous as the cast of ''TheBradyBunch''.''The Brady Bunch''.
27th Nov '15 10:45:27 AM nombretomado
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* ActorAllusion: The only way [[ChevyChase Pierce]] can get a laugh is to ''[[SaturdayNightLive take a massive tumble across the room.]]''

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* ActorAllusion: The only way [[ChevyChase Pierce]] can get a laugh is to ''[[SaturdayNightLive ''[[Series/SaturdayNightLive take a massive tumble across the room.]]''
26th Aug '15 7:48:21 PM nombretomado
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* {{MST}}ing: Abed and Troy apparently have a tradition of doing this to horrendous B-movies; Shirley, Pierce, and Señor Chang show up, too. (And yet Jeff, played by the one cast member who had guest starred on Podcast/RiffTrax, does NOT show up.) Pierce attempts to compensate for his lack of ability at this by writing his jokes with a team of writers beforehand, like the actual MysteryScienceTheater3000 did after its first season.

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* {{MST}}ing: Abed and Troy apparently have a tradition of doing this to horrendous B-movies; Shirley, Pierce, and Señor Chang show up, too. (And yet Jeff, played by the one cast member who had guest starred on Podcast/RiffTrax, does NOT show up.) Pierce attempts to compensate for his lack of ability at this by writing his jokes with a team of writers beforehand, like the actual MysteryScienceTheater3000 ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' did after its first season.
21st Aug '15 7:12:17 AM Lazarus393
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** Courtesy od Senor Chang:

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** Courtesy od of Senor Chang:
21st Aug '15 7:10:05 AM Lazarus393
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* JerkassHasAPoint: Although the group is unmoved by Pierce's accusation that they just criticise films to compensate for their own lack of creativity and self-worth and quite accurately point out that he's just sour that his own jokes fall flat, he still has a point in general. Regardless of how bad they are, it's a lot easier to sit at the sidelines and be an 'ironic' AccentuateTheNegative CausticCritic making snide comments about other people's creative efforts than it is to create your own works of art. This said, since Abed is a junior filmmaker and Troy and Abed are later shown to be making a ''Kickpuncher'' fan-film, they at least are willing to put their money where their mouths are.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Although the group is unmoved by Pierce's accusation that they just criticise films to compensate for their own lack of creativity and self-worth and quite accurately point out that he's just sour that his own jokes fall flat, he still has a point in general. Regardless of how bad they are, it's a lot easier to sit at the sidelines and be an 'ironic' AccentuateTheNegative CausticCritic making snide comments about other people's creative efforts than it is to create your own works of art. This said, since Abed is a junior filmmaker and Troy and Abed are later shown to be making a ''Kickpuncher'' fan-film, they at least are willing to put their money where their mouths are.
15th Apr '15 9:21:57 PM Ishindri
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'''Jeff:''' Let's not confine ourselves to your wheelhouse. This problem won't respond to [[Recap/CommunityS1E14InterpretiveDance tap dancing]] or casual revelations that you spent time in New York.

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'''Jeff:''' Let's not confine ourselves to your wheelhouse. This problem won't respond to [[Recap/CommunityS1E14InterpretiveDance tap dancing]] or casual revelations that you [[RunningGag spent time in New York.York]].
15th Apr '15 9:19:53 PM Ishindri
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** Jeff really did eat all the macaroni. It's weird that Leonard knows that.

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** Jeff really did eat all the macaroni. It's weird messed up that Leonard knows that.knows.
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