History Recap / CommunityS2E09ConspiracyTheoriesAndInteriorDesign

26th Jan '18 3:36:21 PM eroock
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There was an epic pillow fort which took up an entire hallway.
26th Jan '18 3:36:10 PM eroock
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Back at Abed's dorm, Troy and Abed make a blanket fort that gets out of control.

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Back at Abed's dorm, Troy and Abed make a blanket fort BlanketFort that gets out of control.



There was an epic pillow fort which took up an entire hallway.
* BlanketFort: An epic one which took up an entire hallway.



* SelfDestructMechanism: When the blanket fort becomes too popular, Abed and Troy reveal that they had set it up to be reliant on [[TwoKeyedLock two twisted up blankets]] from the beginning, and pull on them to take the whole thing down.

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* SelfDestructMechanism: When the blanket fort BlanketFort becomes too popular, Abed and Troy reveal that they had set it up to be reliant on [[TwoKeyedLock two twisted up blankets]] from the beginning, and pull on them to take the whole thing down.
17th Jan '18 2:56:26 PM eroock
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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: During the GambitPileUp, Professor Garrity remains "in character" as dead, even after it's been revealed that Annie didn't really shoot him, until it's time for him to cue Officer Cackowski's entrance.
17th Jan '18 2:55:30 PM eroock
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->''You are making me do work for my fake conspiracy class!''\\
-- '''Jeff'''

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->''"You
are making me do work for my fake conspiracy class!''\\
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class!"''
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'''Jeff'''



!The ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design" provides examples of:

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!The !!The ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design" provides examples of:



* AuthorAvatar: In-universe - Dean Dangerous, the hero of Dean Pelton's "Time Desk."

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* AuthorAvatar: In-universe - [[AlliterativeName Dean Dangerous, Dangerous]], the hero of Dean Pelton's "Time Desk."



* CallBack:
** One of the courses on the Night School curriculum is Theoretical Phys-Ed, a Call Back to a course mentioned in the earlier episode Basic Rocket Science
** Troy and Abed's fort includes a Memorial to Pierce's mother.
* CallForward: this episode contains the earliest reference to Fat Neil (although no actual appearance).
* CaptainObvious: Officer Cackowski.
-->'''Cackowski''': Fact! In 100% of all fake gun related shootings, the victim is always the one with the fake gun.



* ChekhovsGun:
** The Dean's book, "Dean Dangerous".
** Annie mentions that she lives in terrible neighborhood. Whilst it doesn't affect the plot here, it's later relevant to the plots of "[[Recap/CommunityS2E13CelebrityPharmacology Celebrity Pharmacology 212]]," "[[Recap/CommunityS3E04RemedialChaosTheory Remedial Chaos Theory]]" and "[[Recap/CommunityS3E07StudiesInModernMovement Studies in Modern Movement]]".

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* ChekhovsGun:
**
ChekhovsGun: The Dean's book, "Dean Dangerous".
** Annie mentions that she lives in terrible neighborhood. Whilst it doesn't affect the plot here, it's later relevant to the plots of "[[Recap/CommunityS2E13CelebrityPharmacology Celebrity Pharmacology 212]]," "[[Recap/CommunityS3E04RemedialChaosTheory Remedial Chaos Theory]]" and "[[Recap/CommunityS3E07StudiesInModernMovement Studies in Modern Movement]]".
Dangerous".



* ContinuityNod:
** One of the courses on the Night School curriculum is Theoretical Phys-Ed, a Call Back to a course mentioned in the earlier episode Basic Rocket Science
** Troy and Abed's fort includes a Memorial to Pierce's mother.



* {{Foreshadowing}}:
** This episode contains the earliest reference to Fat Neil (although no actual appearance).
** Annie mentions that she lives in terrible neighborhood. Whilst it doesn't affect the plot here, it's later relevant to the plots of "[[Recap/CommunityS2E13CelebrityPharmacology Celebrity Pharmacology 212]]," "[[Recap/CommunityS3E04RemedialChaosTheory Remedial Chaos Theory]]" and "[[Recap/CommunityS3E07StudiesInModernMovement Studies in Modern Movement]]".



* HeldGaze: Two again per this episode. Jeff and Annie stare into each other's eyes for a long, meaningful moment after he tackles her to ground, believing her to be in danger, and again at the end as the blanket fort falls. Jeff looks at Annie's eyes whilst she looks at his lips.... yet another case of a HeldGaze suggesting a possible J/A AlmostKiss moment.

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* HeldGaze: Two again per this episode. Jeff and Annie stare into each other's eyes for a long, meaningful moment after he [[DivingSave tackles her to ground, ground]], believing her to be in danger, and again at the end as the blanket fort falls. Jeff looks at Annie's eyes whilst she looks at his lips.... yet another case of a HeldGaze suggesting a possible J/A AlmostKiss moment.



** Britta, who sneers at Troy and Abed's invitation to join them in their blanket fort... only to be later seen hanging out in said blanket fort (albeit in a rather strange and pretentious part of it) once it's grown in size and popularity.
* IgnorantOfTheirOwnIgnorance: Dean Pelton

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** Britta, who sneers at Troy and Abed's invitation to join them in their blanket fort... only to be later seen hanging out in said blanket fort (albeit in a rather [[Film/EyesWideShut strange and pretentious part of it) it]]) once it's grown in size and popularity.
* IgnorantOfTheirOwnIgnorance: Dean PeltonPelton.



* LogicBomb: A dioramarama including a diorama about a world ''without dioramas''.

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* LogicBomb: A dioramarama including LittleKnownFacts: Officer Cackowski.
-->'''Cackowski''': Fact! In 100% of all fake gun related shootings, the victim is always the one with the fake gun.
* LostInCharacter: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] by Professor Garrity during the GambitPileUp - even after it's been revealed that Annie didn't really shoot him, he remains in character as
a diorama about a world ''without dioramas''.corpse until it's time for him to cue Officer Cackowski's entrance.



* MethodActing: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] by Professor Garrity during the GambitPileUp - even after it's been revealed that Annie didn't really shoot him, he remains in character as a corpse until it's time for him to cue Officer Cackowski's entrance.



* RepeatCut: For... a slot car sparking a bit.

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* RepeatCut: For... [[ShootTheMoney a slot car sparking a bit.bit]].
* ARiddleWrappedInAMysteryInsideAnEnigma: A dioramarama including a diorama about a world ''without dioramas''.



'''Troy:''' Latvian Independence Parade. [{{Beat}}] Don't look at me, they had the proper permits.

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'''Troy:''' Latvian Independence Parade. [{{Beat}}] Don't look at me, they had the [[SeriousBusiness proper permits.permits]].



* SelfDestructMechanism: When the blanket fort becomes too popular, Abed and Troy reveal that they had set it up to be reliant on two twisted up blankets from the beginning, and pull on them to take the whole thing down.

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* ScareEmStraight: What better way to teach someone a lesson than to let somebody else die because of your misdemeanor.
* SelfDestructMechanism: When the blanket fort becomes too popular, Abed and Troy reveal that they had set it up to be reliant on [[TwoKeyedLock two twisted up blankets blankets]] from the beginning, and pull on them to take the whole thing down.



** Jeff/Annie: when Jeff tackles her to save her from the 'ExternalCombustion' example above, it ends with a ''very'' sexually-charged moment, particularly in light of the fact that he didn't need to tackle her in the first place. Annie later indicates that her confession of love to Jeff in the climatic confrontation got a bit more real than she'd expected, and when Fluffytown starts to collapse, the two instinctively lean closer into each other.

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** Jeff/Annie: when Jeff tackles her to [[DivingSave save her her]] from the 'ExternalCombustion' example above, it ends with a ''very'' sexually-charged moment, particularly in light of the fact that he didn't need to tackle her in the first place. Annie later indicates that her confession of love to Jeff in the climatic confrontation got a bit more real than she'd expected, and when Fluffytown starts to collapse, the two instinctively lean closer into each other.



--->"Well guess what! [[Theatre/AnnieGetYourGun Annie's got a gun!]]"
** The scene at the end where Jeff, Annie, and the Dean take it in turns to fool eachother - and the audience - is similar to an extended GambitPileup in ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' where Michael, GOB, and George Sr do the same thing

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--->"Well guess what! [[Theatre/AnnieGetYourGun Annie's got a gun!]]"
gun!]]"... Or is it [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqQn2ADZE1A "Annie's Got a Gun?"]]
** The scene at the end where Jeff, Annie, and the Dean take it in turns to fool eachother each other - and the audience - is similar to an extended GambitPileup in ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' where Michael, GOB, and George Sr do the same thingthing.
*** It's also similar to the plot of ''Film/TheBloodyOlive''.
** The piano tune from ''Film/EyesWideShut'' is played when the group finds Britta in an orgy club at the BlanketFort where she is [[GrapesOfLuxury being fed blueberries]] by a [[PlagueDoctor guy with a raven mask]].



'''Abed''': Because it's a brighter tomorrow?

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'''Abed''': Because it's a brighter [[BlindedByTheLight brighter]] tomorrow?



** Also, when Troy and Abed are sitting in their tiny BlanketFort.
-->'''Troy''': [[AreYouPonderingWhatImPondering You thinking what I'm thinking]]?
-->'''Abed''': We're too big for this, aren't we?
-->'''Troy''': Yeah.



* TwoKeyedLock: After Troy and Abed agree that the fort has to go, they simultaneously pull down different blankets to trigger its collapse.

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* TwoKeyedLock: After Troy and Abed agree that the fort has to go, they simultaneously pull down different blankets to [[SelfDestructMechanism trigger its collapse.collapse]].
17th Jan '18 2:36:39 PM eroock
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* ArcWords: Annie herself points out she lives in a terrible neighborhood.



* ArcWords: Annie herself points out she lives in a terrible neighborhood.



* TheConspiracy: Annie believes she's stumbled onto a big one with the fake night classes.



* CountingBullets: In this case: Counting Guns. Jeff is upset when he realizes that the gun Annie [[PantsPositiveSafety pulls from her back]] cannot be a fake gun because there were only three prop guns between them.
* DeadlyPrank:
** The shootout at the end involves Jeff (pretending to) [[KudzuPlot think that the Dean killed Annie and goes to shot him with what Annie believes to be a real gun.]]
** Implied by the cop at the end noting that in 100% of all fake gun related shootings, the victim is always the one with the fake gun.
* DisproportionateRetribution:
-->'''Dean''': Annie! Oh, my God, you... you shot him!
-->'''Annie''': Course I shot him! He was being dishonest.
* DivingSave: Jeff saving Annie from the ExternalCombustion.



* FakingTheDead: Woolley, Jeff
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: During the GambitPileUp, Professor Garrity remains "in character" as dead, even after it's been revealed that Annie didn't really shoot him, until it's time for him to cue Officer Cackowski's entrance.



* FunnyBackgroundEvent: During the GambitPileUp, Professor Garrity remains "in character" as dead, even after it's been revealed that Annie didn't really shoot him, until it's time for him to cue Officer Cackowski's entrance.



* KilledMidSentence: The Dean shoots Annie while she tried to justify her killing Woolley.



* NeverGiveTheCaptainAStraightAnswer: Parodied.
-->'''Jeff''': Now, tell us everything.
-->'''Woolley''': Tell you? [[BigHam Ha ha ha]]. (DramaticPause). I'll show you!



* StalkerShrine: Or scrapbook, as it were.



* StalkerShrine: Or scrapbook, as it were.


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* WomanScorned: Annie plays this part when shooting Jeff [[MultipleGunshotDeath trice in the chest]] for dumping her after their FirstKiss.
10th Sep '17 1:22:25 PM nombretomado
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--->"Well guess what! [[AnnieGetYourGun Annie's got a gun!]]"

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--->"Well guess what! [[AnnieGetYourGun [[Theatre/AnnieGetYourGun Annie's got a gun!]]"
21st May '17 1:03:28 PM randomguy399
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* OutOfFocus: Britta and Shirley only have a few lines this episode, while Pierce doesn't even speak.
27th Jul '16 11:10:46 AM case
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* SelfDestructMechanism: When the blanket fort becomes too popular, Abed and Troy reveal that they had set it up to be reliant on two twisted up blankets from the beginning, and pull on them to take the whole thing down.


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* TwoKeyedLock: After Troy and Abed agree that the fort has to go, they simultaneously pull down different blankets to trigger its collapse.
15th Feb '16 10:03:26 AM nighttrainfm
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* LargeHam: Professor Professorson[=/=]Woolley[=/=]Garrity, when revealing his true scheme. Then again, to be fair to the guy look at the dialogue he's been given, all taken from Dean Pelton's unpublished novel:

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* LargeHam: Professor Professorson[=/=]Woolley[=/=]Garrity, when revealing his true scheme. Then again, to To be fair to the guy guy, look at the dialogue he's been given, all taken from Dean Pelton's unpublished novel:


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* SnowballLie: "Professor Professorson" presents his night school as one that got way out of hand. His fake class needed a fake teacher, who needed other fake classes filled with fake students, etc.
15th Feb '16 9:49:59 AM nighttrainfm
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:: Eventually, it does in fact turn out to be a made up name.

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:: Eventually, ** [[DoubleSubversion Eventually]], it does in fact turn out to be a made up name.
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