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* NuclearNasty: After activating the irradiator, thinking it's a test in order to get some paperwork signed by the Department of Temporal Anomolies, Manifesta gets turned into a dragon.
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** In "If I Ran The Zoo", Tip passes various animals at the transgenic convention discussing how they can't trust Skin Horse. At one point this includes a deer and her faun. The faun says "What is it mother?" and the deer replies "[[Disney/{{Bambi}} Danger. MAN is in the hotel]]."
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22nd Oct '16 1:00:58 AM Azaram
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** Sweetheart, a talking dog, has difficulty believing werewolves exist [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38295#149114 as seen here]].

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** Sweetheart, a talking dog, has difficulty believing werewolves exist [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38295#149114 as seen here]].



* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=46115#strip3 Gavotte politely explains to some nice young ladies why she can order them around.]]

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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=46115#strip3 Gavotte politely explains to some nice young ladies why she can order them around.]]



** Just as a f'rinstance, this [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=33564#strip6 comic]].
** Or [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=29598#strip2 this one]].
** In fact, Tip's power apparently transcends [[spoiler:species]]. Just see [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40132#strip1 this]] and [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40132#strip4 this]]
** It simultaneously transcends [[spoiler:species]] and [[spoiler:gender]] in [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40137#strip3 this strip]]. [[spoiler:Muffin is a male, and apparently gay, dog.]]
** Still more [[spoiler: cross-species]] Tip-lust [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=46115 here]]. [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Even Swarms of Bees Want Him!]]
** It seems to even transcend [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/memberimages/sh100824cleancut.jpg sexuality]].

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** Just as a f'rinstance, this [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=33564#strip6 comic]].
** Or [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=29598#strip2 this one]].
** In fact, Tip's power apparently transcends [[spoiler:species]]. Just see [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40132#strip1 this]] and [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40132#strip4 this]]
** It simultaneously transcends [[spoiler:species]] and [[spoiler:gender]] in [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40137#strip3 this strip]]. [[spoiler:Muffin is a male, and apparently gay, dog.]]
** Still more [[spoiler: cross-species]] Tip-lust [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=46115 here]]. [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Even Swarms of Bees Want Him!]]
** It seems to even transcend [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/memberimages/sh100824cleancut.jpg sexuality]].



* CloseupOnHead: [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=49716#198422 This strip]] consists mostly of head shots, to conceal the fact that [[spoiler:Tip and Sweetheart are prisoners of the crystal entity]] until the final panel.

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* CloseupOnHead: [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=49716#198422 This strip]] consists mostly of head shots, to conceal the fact that [[spoiler:Tip and Sweetheart are prisoners of the crystal entity]] until the final panel.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38295&name=skinhorse#strip4 As Tip says]], he served in Afghanistan. As Unity replies, that's kind of easy to forget.

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38295&name=skinhorse#strip4 As Tip says]], he served in Afghanistan. As Unity replies, that's kind of easy to forget.



* DistaffCounterpart: InvokedTrope, Violet Bee appears to be [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=45107&name=skinhorse#strip5 a female Tip]], but [[spoiler: [[http://skin-horse.com/2012/you-like/ this is just an act]]]].

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* DistaffCounterpart: InvokedTrope, Violet Bee appears to be [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=45107&name=skinhorse#strip5 a female Tip]], but [[spoiler: [[http://skin-horse.com/2012/you-like/ this is just an act]]]].



** [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=35741#strip4 Dr Lee tries to pull this off.]]
** Tigerlily [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/memberimages/sh100410had_been_cut_copy1.gif does it better]].

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** [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=35741#strip4 Dr Lee tries to pull this off.]]
** Tigerlily [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/memberimages/sh100410had_been_cut_copy1.gif does it better]].



** Federal Office of Giant Leaking Containers: Seen [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=27141 here]] during the "Borrowers" arc.
** Department of Precambrian Defense: [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=42601#168313 Currently unstuck in time.]]

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** Federal Office of Giant Leaking Containers: Seen [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=27141 here]] during the "Borrowers" arc.
** Department of Precambrian Defense: [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=42601#168313 Currently unstuck in time.]]



* {{Expy}}: Unity is a psychopathically violent GenkiGirl much in the vein of [[{{Narbonic}} Mell]]. Which only makes sense, as the filename hidden story strongly implies that her brain is a ''clone'' of Mell's. And mostly confirmed in the author's notes [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/narbonic_plus/series.php?view=archive&chapter=51431&name=narbonic_plus#strip2 here.]]

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* {{Expy}}: Unity is a psychopathically violent GenkiGirl much in the vein of [[{{Narbonic}} Mell]]. Which only makes sense, as the filename hidden story strongly implies that her brain is a ''clone'' of Mell's. And mostly confirmed in the author's notes [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/narbonic_plus/series.php?view=archive&chapter=51431&name=narbonic_plus#strip2 here.]]



** [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=37285#strip4 This strip]], about Unity literally freezing her butt off, inspired the song "Put On Your Weekend Butt", to the tune of "Put On Your Sunday Clothes" from the musical "Hello Dolly".

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** [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=37285#strip4 This strip]], about Unity literally freezing her butt off, inspired the song "Put On Your Weekend Butt", to the tune of "Put On Your Sunday Clothes" from the musical "Hello Dolly".



** The first to actually appear represents Tigerlily's "[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=43677 inner fabulousness]]".

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** The first to actually appear represents Tigerlily's "[[http://DEADPAGE."[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=43677 inner fabulousness]]".



* GunshipRescue: [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=41196 courtesy of Nick]], interrupting Sweetheart's RousingSpeech.

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* GunshipRescue: [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=41196 courtesy of Nick]], interrupting Sweetheart's RousingSpeech.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48036#191048 Nick's heart is strong and full of love!]]

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48036#191048 Nick's heart is strong and full of love!]]



* LostInTransmission: [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48352#192344 This]] guest strip.

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* LostInTransmission: [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48352#192344 This]] guest strip.



* MediumAwareness: Seen on [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=43679 this page]].

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* MediumAwareness: Seen on [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=43679 this page]].



* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: On [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40598 this page]].

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* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: On [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40598 this page]].



** And in a semi-meta example: after Unity ran into a cute little fox, fans [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=47054&name=skinhorse#strip5 collectively decided]] that it would look cute with a little hat on. Shaenon warned them that they'd be sorry to have said it...[[spoiler:and in the next strip, said fox ''became'' a cute little hat for Unity. Ouch.]]

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** And in a semi-meta example: after Unity ran into a cute little fox, fans [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=47054&name=skinhorse#strip5 collectively decided]] that it would look cute with a little hat on. Shaenon warned them that they'd be sorry to have said it...[[spoiler:and in the next strip, said fox ''became'' a cute little hat for Unity. Ouch.]]



* NotThatKindOfDoctor: Tip is a psychologist, [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=25126#strip5 not a therapist.]]

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* NotThatKindOfDoctor: Tip is a psychologist, [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=25126#strip5 not a therapist.]]



** Nick isn't able to vocally swear, but he can curse in his written blog. [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=35743&name=skinhorse#strip4 He also has an override phase that can remove his free will.]]
** [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=34216&name=skinhorse#strip5 Unity has an override code as well.]] The phrase "blueberry waffles" suspends her aggressive nature as well as giving her a headache.

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** Nick isn't able to vocally swear, but he can curse in his written blog. [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=35743&name=skinhorse#strip4 He also has an override phase that can remove his free will.]]
** [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=34216&name=skinhorse#strip5 Unity has an override code as well.]] The phrase "blueberry waffles" suspends her aggressive nature as well as giving her a headache.



** Forget death rays -- she built a freakin' [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=44488#strip6 wind-up quantum wormhole generator]] out of ''wire coathangers.''

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** Forget death rays -- she built a freakin' [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=44488#strip6 wind-up quantum wormhole generator]] out of ''wire coathangers.''



** [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=36270&name=skinhorse Shout-outs]] to both ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' and ''InterstellarPig'' in the same strip.

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** [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=36270&name=skinhorse Shout-outs]] to both ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' and ''InterstellarPig'' in the same strip.



** [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48296#192112 This strip]] has a quick one to Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress": Cypress is said to "grow vaster than empires and very quickly."

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** [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48296#192112 This strip]] has a quick one to Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress": Cypress is said to "grow vaster than empires and very quickly."



** ''Literature/SlaughterhouseFive'' also comes up occasionally - [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=42601#168313 the Department of Precambrian Defense is unstuck in time]], and "Choose" marks [[http://skin-horse.com/2012/todays-comic-942/ its first The End]] with a little bird going "poo-tee-weet!"

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** ''Literature/SlaughterhouseFive'' also comes up occasionally - [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=42601#168313 the Department of Precambrian Defense is unstuck in time]], and "Choose" marks [[http://skin-horse.com/2012/todays-comic-942/ its first The End]] with a little bird going "poo-tee-weet!"



* SpiritualSuccessor: A good chunk of ''{{Narbonic}}'s'' tone and themes are present and accounted for. As of May 6, 2011, it officially became a SpinOff and official part of the ''Narbonic'' with the appearance of [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48680&name=skinhorse Artie (in his human form)]]
* StealthPun: [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40599#strip6 Dogs don't know it's not Bacon...]]
* StockholmSyndrome: Seems to be the case with [[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38967#strip6 Sweetheart]], who loved her creator despite all the crazy things he did to her.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: A good chunk of ''{{Narbonic}}'s'' tone and themes are present and accounted for. As of May 6, 2011, it officially became a SpinOff and official part of the ''Narbonic'' with the appearance of [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48680&name=skinhorse Artie (in his human form)]]
* StealthPun: [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40599#strip6 Dogs don't know it's not Bacon...]]
* StockholmSyndrome: Seems to be the case with [[http://DEADPAGE.[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38967#strip6 Sweetheart]], who loved her creator despite all the crazy things he did to her.
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** Sweetheart, a talking dog, has difficulty believing werewolves exist [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38295#149114 as seen here]].

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** Sweetheart, a talking dog, has difficulty believing werewolves exist [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38295#149114 as seen here]].



* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=46115#strip3 Gavotte politely explains to some nice young ladies why she can order them around.]]

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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=46115#strip3 Gavotte politely explains to some nice young ladies why she can order them around.]]



** Just as a f'rinstance, this [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=33564#strip6 comic]].
** Or [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=29598#strip2 this one]].
** In fact, Tip's power apparently transcends [[spoiler:species]]. Just see [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40132#strip1 this]] and [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40132#strip4 this]]
** It simultaneously transcends [[spoiler:species]] and [[spoiler:gender]] in [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40137#strip3 this strip]]. [[spoiler:Muffin is a male, and apparently gay, dog.]]
** Still more [[spoiler: cross-species]] Tip-lust [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=46115 here]]. [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Even Swarms of Bees Want Him!]]
** It seems to even transcend [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/memberimages/sh100824cleancut.jpg sexuality]].

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** Just as a f'rinstance, this [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=33564#strip6 comic]].
** Or [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=29598#strip2 this one]].
** In fact, Tip's power apparently transcends [[spoiler:species]]. Just see [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40132#strip1 this]] and [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40132#strip4 this]]
** It simultaneously transcends [[spoiler:species]] and [[spoiler:gender]] in [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40137#strip3 this strip]]. [[spoiler:Muffin is a male, and apparently gay, dog.]]
** Still more [[spoiler: cross-species]] Tip-lust [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=46115 here]]. [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Even Swarms of Bees Want Him!]]
** It seems to even transcend [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/memberimages/sh100824cleancut.jpg sexuality]].



* CloseupOnHead: [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=49716#198422 This strip]] consists mostly of head shots, to conceal the fact that [[spoiler:Tip and Sweetheart are prisoners of the crystal entity]] until the final panel.

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* CloseupOnHead: [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=49716#198422 This strip]] consists mostly of head shots, to conceal the fact that [[spoiler:Tip and Sweetheart are prisoners of the crystal entity]] until the final panel.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38295&name=skinhorse#strip4 As Tip says]], he served in Afghanistan. As Unity replies, that's kind of easy to forget.

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38295&name=skinhorse#strip4 As Tip says]], he served in Afghanistan. As Unity replies, that's kind of easy to forget.



* DistaffCounterpart: InvokedTrope, Violet Bee appears to be [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=45107&name=skinhorse#strip5 a female Tip]], but [[spoiler: [[http://skin-horse.com/2012/you-like/ this is just an act]]]].

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* DistaffCounterpart: InvokedTrope, Violet Bee appears to be [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=45107&name=skinhorse#strip5 a female Tip]], but [[spoiler: [[http://skin-horse.com/2012/you-like/ this is just an act]]]].



** [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=35741#strip4 Dr Lee tries to pull this off.]]
** Tigerlily [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/memberimages/sh100410had_been_cut_copy1.gif does it better]].

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** [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=35741#strip4 Dr Lee tries to pull this off.]]
** Tigerlily [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/memberimages/sh100410had_been_cut_copy1.gif does it better]].



** Federal Office of Giant Leaking Containers: Seen [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=27141 here]] during the "Borrowers" arc.
** Department of Precambrian Defense: [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=42601#168313 Currently unstuck in time.]]

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** Federal Office of Giant Leaking Containers: Seen [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=27141 here]] during the "Borrowers" arc.
** Department of Precambrian Defense: [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=42601#168313 Currently unstuck in time.]]



* {{Expy}}: Unity is a psychopathically violent GenkiGirl much in the vein of [[{{Narbonic}} Mell]]. Which only makes sense, as the filename hidden story strongly implies that her brain is a ''clone'' of Mell's. And mostly confirmed in the author's notes [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/narbonic_plus/series.php?view=archive&chapter=51431&name=narbonic_plus#strip2 here.]]

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* {{Expy}}: Unity is a psychopathically violent GenkiGirl much in the vein of [[{{Narbonic}} Mell]]. Which only makes sense, as the filename hidden story strongly implies that her brain is a ''clone'' of Mell's. And mostly confirmed in the author's notes [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/narbonic_plus/series.php?view=archive&chapter=51431&name=narbonic_plus#strip2 here.]]



** [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=37285#strip4 This strip]], about Unity literally freezing her butt off, inspired the song "Put On Your Weekend Butt", to the tune of "Put On Your Sunday Clothes" from the musical "Hello Dolly".

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** [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=37285#strip4 This strip]], about Unity literally freezing her butt off, inspired the song "Put On Your Weekend Butt", to the tune of "Put On Your Sunday Clothes" from the musical "Hello Dolly".



** The first to actually appear represents Tigerlily's "[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=43677 inner fabulousness]]".

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** The first to actually appear represents Tigerlily's "[[http://www."[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=43677 inner fabulousness]]".



* GunshipRescue: [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=41196 courtesy of Nick]], interrupting Sweetheart's RousingSpeech.

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* GunshipRescue: [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=41196 courtesy of Nick]], interrupting Sweetheart's RousingSpeech.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48036#191048 Nick's heart is strong and full of love!]]

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48036#191048 Nick's heart is strong and full of love!]]



* LostInTransmission: [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48352#192344 This]] guest strip.

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* LostInTransmission: [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48352#192344 This]] guest strip.



* MediumAwareness: Seen on [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=43679 this page]].

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* MediumAwareness: Seen on [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=43679 this page]].



* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: On [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40598 this page]].

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* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: On [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40598 this page]].



** And in a semi-meta example: after Unity ran into a cute little fox, fans [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=47054&name=skinhorse#strip5 collectively decided]] that it would look cute with a little hat on. Shaenon warned them that they'd be sorry to have said it...[[spoiler:and in the next strip, said fox ''became'' a cute little hat for Unity. Ouch.]]

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** And in a semi-meta example: after Unity ran into a cute little fox, fans [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=47054&name=skinhorse#strip5 collectively decided]] that it would look cute with a little hat on. Shaenon warned them that they'd be sorry to have said it...[[spoiler:and in the next strip, said fox ''became'' a cute little hat for Unity. Ouch.]]



* NotThatKindOfDoctor: Tip is a psychologist, [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=25126#strip5 not a therapist.]]

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* NotThatKindOfDoctor: Tip is a psychologist, [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=25126#strip5 not a therapist.]]



** Nick isn't able to vocally swear, but he can curse in his written blog. [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=35743&name=skinhorse#strip4 He also has an override phase that can remove his free will.]]
** [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=34216&name=skinhorse#strip5 Unity has an override code as well.]] The phrase "blueberry waffles" suspends her aggressive nature as well as giving her a headache.

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** Nick isn't able to vocally swear, but he can curse in his written blog. [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=35743&name=skinhorse#strip4 He also has an override phase that can remove his free will.]]
** [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=34216&name=skinhorse#strip5 Unity has an override code as well.]] The phrase "blueberry waffles" suspends her aggressive nature as well as giving her a headache.



** Forget death rays -- she built a freakin' [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=44488#strip6 wind-up quantum wormhole generator]] out of ''wire coathangers.''

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** Forget death rays -- she built a freakin' [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=44488#strip6 wind-up quantum wormhole generator]] out of ''wire coathangers.''



** [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=36270&name=skinhorse Shout-outs]] to both ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' and ''InterstellarPig'' in the same strip.

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** [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=36270&name=skinhorse Shout-outs]] to both ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' and ''InterstellarPig'' in the same strip.



** [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48296#192112 This strip]] has a quick one to Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress": Cypress is said to "grow vaster than empires and very quickly."

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** [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48296#192112 This strip]] has a quick one to Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress": Cypress is said to "grow vaster than empires and very quickly."



** ''Literature/SlaughterhouseFive'' also comes up occasionally - [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=42601#168313 the Department of Precambrian Defense is unstuck in time]], and "Choose" marks [[http://skin-horse.com/2012/todays-comic-942/ its first The End]] with a little bird going "poo-tee-weet!"

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** ''Literature/SlaughterhouseFive'' also comes up occasionally - [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=42601#168313 the Department of Precambrian Defense is unstuck in time]], and "Choose" marks [[http://skin-horse.com/2012/todays-comic-942/ its first The End]] with a little bird going "poo-tee-weet!"



* SpiritualSuccessor: A good chunk of ''{{Narbonic}}'s'' tone and themes are present and accounted for. As of May 6, 2011, it officially became a SpinOff and official part of the ''Narbonic'' with the appearance of [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48680&name=skinhorse Artie (in his human form)]]
* StealthPun: [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40599#strip6 Dogs don't know it's not Bacon...]]
* StockholmSyndrome: Seems to be the case with [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38967#strip6 Sweetheart]], who loved her creator despite all the crazy things he did to her.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: A good chunk of ''{{Narbonic}}'s'' tone and themes are present and accounted for. As of May 6, 2011, it officially became a SpinOff and official part of the ''Narbonic'' with the appearance of [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=48680&name=skinhorse Artie (in his human form)]]
* StealthPun: [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=40599#strip6 Dogs don't know it's not Bacon...]]
* StockholmSyndrome: Seems to be the case with [[http://www.[[http://DEADPAGE.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=38967#strip6 Sweetheart]], who loved her creator despite all the crazy things he did to her.
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* "What Big Teeth" [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/not-for opens]] with Sweetheart in [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Joe Cool]] style dark glasses narrating "Here stands the director of Project Skin Horse..."

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* ** "What Big Teeth" [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/not-for opens]] with Sweetheart in [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Joe Cool]] style dark glasses narrating "Here stands the director of Project Skin Horse..."
7th Sep '16 1:19:08 PM TropesForever
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*"What Big Teeth" [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/not-for opens]] with Sweetheart in [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Joe Cool]] style dark glasses narrating "Here stands the director of Project Skin Horse..."



** GoodGriefAnotherPeanutsShoutOut: "What Big Teeth" [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/not-for opens]] with Sweetheart in Joe Cool style dark glasses narrating "Here stands the director of Project Skin Horse..."
4th Sep '16 9:54:49 AM Discar
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** [[CanadaEh He's Canadian.]] [[AcceptableTargets He couldn't be]] ''[[AcceptableTargets mean]]'' [[AcceptableTargets about it if his life depended on it.]]



* AndZoidberg: "That's why we need you for this crisis! You've dealt with humans!" [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/something-funny/ "And Americans!"]]

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* AndZoidberg: AndZoidberg:
**
"That's why we need you for this crisis! You've dealt with humans!" [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/something-funny/ "And Americans!"]]



* AppendageAssimilation: Anything attached to Unity becomes a part of her; it's hinted that her blood is the "real" Unity and that it's some sort of colony creature. When a town becomes transfused with her blood to cure them of lycanthropy, they all start acting like her.
** It has now been stated [[http://skin-horse.com/2011/todays-comic-795/ explicitly.]]

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* AppendageAssimilation: Anything attached to Unity becomes a part of her; it's hinted that her blood is the "real" Unity and that it's some sort of colony creature. When a town becomes transfused with her blood to cure them of lycanthropy, they all start acting like her.
**
her. It has now been stated [[http://skin-horse.com/2011/todays-comic-795/ explicitly.]]



** It's not arbitrary, per se: she's skeptical of it if it's not Science!



* AuthorAppeal: [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/the-pay-is/ "Let me have this, and later I'll draw Sweetheart in cute little goggles."]]
** A promise [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/really-annoyed/ later granted]], of course.

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* AuthorAppeal: [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/the-pay-is/ "Let me have this, and later I'll draw Sweetheart in cute little goggles."]]
**
"]] A promise [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/really-annoyed/ later granted]], of course.



* [[CastFullOfGay Cast Full Of Bi]]. Of the core members of Skin Horse, almost everyone with a sexuality - Tip, Unity, and Sweetheart - is suspected or has experimented. (Moustachio is a robot and, being a swarm of bees, Gavotte is autosexual.)

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* [[CastFullOfGay Cast Full Of Bi]].CastFullOfGay. Of the core members of Skin Horse, almost everyone with a sexuality - Tip, Unity, and Sweetheart - is suspected or has experimented. (Moustachio is a robot and, being a swarm of bees, Gavotte is autosexual.)



* CharacterBlog: Nick [[http://zerhakker.livejournal.com/ has one]], which explains, among other things, that he is a practicing Jew. Probably {{NSFW}}, as his censor filter doesn't apply here.
** While the comic is following Tip and Sweetheart in Cleveland, the blog is following Nick and Unity going down to [[TheBigEasy New Orleans]]. And [[spoiler: Unity has seized control of it]].

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* CharacterBlog: Nick [[http://zerhakker.livejournal.com/ has one]], which explains, among other things, that he is a practicing Jew. Probably {{NSFW}}, as his censor filter doesn't apply here.
**
here. While the comic is following Tip and Sweetheart in Cleveland, the blog is following Nick and Unity going down to [[TheBigEasy New Orleans]]. And [[spoiler: Unity has seized control of it]].



* {{Expy}}: Unity is a psychopathically violent GenkiGirl much in the vein of [[{{Narbonic}} Mell]].
** Which only makes sense, as the filename hidden story strongly implies that her brain is a ''clone'' of Mell's.
** And mostly confirmed in the author's notes [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/narbonic_plus/series.php?view=archive&chapter=51431&name=narbonic_plus#strip2 here.]]

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* {{Expy}}: Unity is a psychopathically violent GenkiGirl much in the vein of [[{{Narbonic}} Mell]].
**
Mell]]. Which only makes sense, as the filename hidden story strongly implies that her brain is a ''clone'' of Mell's.
**
Mell's. And mostly confirmed in the author's notes [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/narbonic_plus/series.php?view=archive&chapter=51431&name=narbonic_plus#strip2 here.]]



* {{FanService}}:

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* {{FanService}}: {{Fanservice}}:



* FantasticRacism: The Transgenic Convention is full of intelligent mutant animals and hybrids, many of whom have utter contempt for Tip (such as some surly squirrels, and a part-Macaw woman whose inexplicable BerserkButton is people who wear hats.)

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* FantasticRacism: The Transgenic Convention is full of intelligent mutant animals and hybrids, many of whom have utter contempt for Tip (such as some surly squirrels, and a part-Macaw woman whose inexplicable BerserkButton is people who wear hats.)hats).



* FilkSong: The comments section [[strike: usually]] always features a filk related to that day's strip.

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* FilkSong: FilkSong:
**
The comments section [[strike: usually]] always features a filk related to that day's strip.



** The ''real'' Conspiracy is Anasigma, which is sometimes what Skin Horse is rescuing them ''from''. (And, according to the blog story, even has [[TheMenInBlack Men in Black]].)

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** The ''real'' Conspiracy is Anasigma, which is sometimes what Skin Horse is rescuing them ''from''. (And, And, according to the blog story, even has [[TheMenInBlack Men in Black]].)



* IncrediblyLamePun: Leo's predictable interpretation of the slang "cat's paw" [[HitlerAteSugar gets a harsh verbal reaction]] [[http://skin-horse.com/2011/todays-comic-687/ from Sweetheart.]]

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* IncrediblyLamePun: ImpossiblyCoolClothes: Tigerlily Jones is brought out of the van used to transport her from the asylum, and once they take the straitjacket off, she's wearing 70s clothes. It is specifically noted that they put her ''in'' the straitjacket in institutional grey.
* ImprobableHairstyle: Tigerlily has an impressive, well-maintained afro, ''despite living in a mental institution and wearing a straitjacket frequently''.
* IncrediblyLamePun:
**
Leo's predictable interpretation of the slang "cat's paw" [[HitlerAteSugar gets a harsh verbal reaction]] [[http://skin-horse.com/2011/todays-comic-687/ from Sweetheart.]]



* IronicEchoCut: All the time! This is pure AuthorAppeal.
** [[LampshadeHanging Referenced by name]] [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/a-desk-at/ in another strip,]] where Sweetheart is reading the IronicEchoCut page on TV Tropes (although they call it Ironic Description Cut), and complains that no one on their team gets to do anything cool anymore. Cut to Nick fighting a giant octopus in the middle of a typhoon.

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* IronicEchoCut: All the time! This is pure AuthorAppeal.
**
AuthorAppeal. [[LampshadeHanging Referenced by name]] [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/a-desk-at/ in another strip,]] where Sweetheart is reading the IronicEchoCut page on TV Tropes (although they call it Ironic Description Cut), and complains that no one on their team gets to do anything cool anymore. Cut to Nick fighting a giant octopus in the middle of a typhoon.



* KillerRabbit: Sweetheart and her packmates. Or at least that was the plan...
** The mad scientist who created her could also apply. Aside from this whole "take over the world with sentient sled dogs" thing, he was the nicest, most politely Canadian guy you could ever meet. Turned [[UpToEleven up to about seven hundred fifty three]].
* TheLadette: Unity.
** And now Nick as well... [[http://skin-horse.com/2013/just-her-and/ Sort of.]]

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* KillerRabbit: Sweetheart and her packmates. Or at least that was the plan...
**
plan... The mad scientist who created her could also apply. Aside from this whole "take over the world with sentient sled dogs" thing, he was the nicest, most politely Canadian guy you could ever meet. Turned [[UpToEleven up to about seven hundred fifty three]].
* TheLadette: Unity.
**
Unity. And now Nick as well... [[http://skin-horse.com/2013/just-her-and/ Sort of.]]



* LiteraryAllusionTitle: Skin Horse refers to a character in ''Literature/TheVelveteenRabbit''.
** As noted above, all the chapter titles are literary allusions as well.

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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: Skin Horse refers to a character in ''Literature/TheVelveteenRabbit''.
**
''Literature/TheVelveteenRabbit''. As noted above, all the chapter titles are literary allusions as well.



* MadScientist: Genuine mad scientists are usually kept under lock and key whenever possible; the majority of the scientists-who-tamper-in-God's-domain that have been featured (like Dr. Lee, or the Irradiators) are "irresponsible" or just plain evil rather than clinically insane. Also the numerous and often defective results of mad science have repeatedly been encountered.

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* MadScientist: MadScientist:
**
Genuine mad scientists are usually kept under lock and key whenever possible; the majority of the scientists-who-tamper-in-God's-domain that have been featured (like Dr. Lee, or the Irradiators) are "irresponsible" or just plain evil rather than clinically insane. Also the numerous and often defective results of mad science have repeatedly been encountered.



* NiceHat: Tip has been seen wearing one quite often. Women's hats, of course.

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* NiceHat: NewAge: mostly appears in Sweetdaddy Jupiter Velvet's middle name, but also in her references to being from Planet Lovetron.
* NiceHat:
**
Tip has been seen wearing one quite often. Women's hats, of course.



* NoodleImplements
* NoodleIncident

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* %%* NoodleImplements
* NoodleIncidentNoodleIncident:



* OurZombiesAreDifferent : Unity's really more akin to a classic FrankensteinsMonster than a zombie in the same sense the word is usually used, but "zombie" is probably easier to fit in a sentence.

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* OurZombiesAreDifferent : OurZombiesAreDifferent:
**
Unity's really more akin to a classic FrankensteinsMonster than a zombie in the same sense the word is usually used, but "zombie" is probably easier to fit in a sentence.



** Tip: O
** Dr. Lee: AB
** Tigerlily: B



* PokeThePoodle: Sweetheart's "rampage" is tipping over a cup of coffee. She goes on an extended one in New Orleans that's ''all'' this variety.

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* PokeThePoodle: PokeThePoodle:
**
Sweetheart's "rampage" is tipping over a cup of coffee. She goes on an extended one in New Orleans that's ''all'' this variety.



* PuppyDogEyes: The Whimsy bunch uses them on, [[{{Irony}} of all characters]], Sweetheart.

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* PuppyDogEyes: PuppyDogEyes:
**
The Whimsy bunch uses them on, [[{{Irony}} of all characters]], Sweetheart.



* RebelliousSpirit: Tigerlilly Jones. Actually, standard mad scientist worldview, but viewed through a lens of seventies philosophy. "Man keeps me down! Man keeps me from conquering the world!"



** He isn't a religious robot, but a religious cyborg, since his brain is still alive.



* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Practically anything in "The Little House" (basically "It's a Small World"), but the ones in the Star Chamber [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/you-from/ take the cake.]]

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* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: RidiculouslyCuteCritter:
**
Practically anything in "The Little House" (basically "It's a Small World"), but the ones in the Star Chamber [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/you-from/ take the cake.]]



* SapientSteed: Nick
* ScienceRelatedMemeticDisorder: Mad Genius really is a mental disorder in this universe. It's a pity that the institute in charge of taking care of mad scientists is, itself, totally out of its tree and in fact makes the problem worse.

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* %%* SapientSteed: Nick
Nick.
* ScienceRelatedMemeticDisorder: ScienceRelatedMemeticDisorder:
**
Mad Genius really is a mental disorder in this universe. It's a pity that the institute in charge of taking care of mad scientists is, itself, totally out of its tree and in fact makes the problem worse.



** JiveTurkey
** SassyBlackWoman
*** {{Blaxploitation}}
** PimpDuds
** ImprobableHairstyle: Tigerlily has an impressive, well-maintained afro, ''despite living in a mental institution and wearing a straitjacket frequently''
** NewAge: mostly appears in Sweetdaddy Jupiter Velvet's middle name, but also in her references to being from Planet Lovetron.
** OutdatedOutfit
*** ImpossiblyCoolClothes: Tigerlily Jones is brought out of the van used to transport her from the asylum, and once they take the straitjacket off, she's wearing 70s clothes. It is specifically noted that they put her ''in'' the straitjacket in institutional grey.
*** PaintedOnPants
** RebelliousSpirit: Actually, standard mad scientist worldview, but viewed through a lens of seventies philosophy. "Man keeps me down! Man keeps me from conquering the world!"
** TheHedonist
* SeriousBusiness: Nothing makes GODOT murderously angry like an unsolvable acronym.

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* SeriousBusiness:
** JiveTurkey
** SassyBlackWoman
*** {{Blaxploitation}}
** PimpDuds
** ImprobableHairstyle: Tigerlily has an impressive, well-maintained afro, ''despite living in a mental institution and wearing a straitjacket frequently''
** NewAge: mostly appears in Sweetdaddy Jupiter Velvet's middle name, but also in her references to being from Planet Lovetron.
** OutdatedOutfit
*** ImpossiblyCoolClothes: Tigerlily Jones is brought out of the van used to transport her from the asylum, and once they take the straitjacket off, she's wearing 70s clothes. It is specifically noted that they put her ''in'' the straitjacket in institutional grey.
*** PaintedOnPants
** RebelliousSpirit: Actually, standard mad scientist worldview, but viewed through a lens of seventies philosophy. "Man keeps me down! Man keeps me from conquering the world!"
** TheHedonist
* SeriousBusiness:
Nothing makes GODOT murderously angry like an unsolvable acronym.



* ShippedInShackles: Tigerlily Jones in her first appearance can be seen in a straitjacket on a handcart. Since she is a dangerous mad scientist who can turn anything into a deadly robot, this is mostly justified; in this continuity, people with that condition can make death rays out of X-Box remotes.
** Forget death rays -- she built a freakin' [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=44488#strip6 wind-up quantum wormhole generator]] out of ''wire coathangers!''

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* ShippedInShackles: ShippedInShackles:
**
Tigerlily Jones in her first appearance can be seen in a straitjacket on a handcart. Since she is a dangerous mad scientist who can turn anything into a deadly robot, this is mostly justified; in this continuity, people with that condition can make death rays out of X-Box remotes.
** Forget death rays -- she built a freakin' [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/shaenongarrity/skinhorse/series.php?view=archive&chapter=44488#strip6 wind-up quantum wormhole generator]] out of ''wire coathangers!''coathangers.''



* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: "I am a totally normal alive human federal agent."

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* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: SuspiciouslySpecificDenial:
**
"I am a totally normal alive human federal agent." ''[Unity's arm falls off]'' "[[ImplausibleDeniability Who has a cold]]."



* ThatsWhatSheSaid: Nick's follow-up to Dr. Lee saying, "I can't help thinking we've bitten off more than we can chew."

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* ThatsWhatSheSaid: ThatsWhatSheSaid:
**
Nick's follow-up to Dr. Lee saying, "I can't help thinking we've bitten off more than we can chew."



* ThemeNaming: Captain Bram gave all his talking dogs ''ridiculous'' names like "Captain's Fancy Sweetheart" or "Captain's Fancy Snugglebuddy." "Captain's Fancy" is apparently their surname.
** This is a case of ShownTheirWork, as the pack were originally bred as ''show dogs''; names like this are ''routine'' for show dogs (and in fact these are ''simpler'' than many). It was only after [[spoiler:the AKC refused to recognise 'talking dogs' as a breed]] that the Captain decided [[MadScientist he would Show Them All]].

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* ThemeNaming: Captain Bram gave all his talking dogs ''ridiculous'' names like "Captain's Fancy Sweetheart" or "Captain's Fancy Snugglebuddy." "Captain's Fancy" is apparently their surname.
**
surname. This is a case of ShownTheirWork, as the pack were originally bred as ''show dogs''; names like this are ''routine'' for show dogs (and in fact these are ''simpler'' than many). It was only after [[spoiler:the AKC refused to recognise 'talking dogs' as a breed]] that the Captain decided [[MadScientist he would Show Them All]].



* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: Nick would love to do this, except that with his profanity filter, it always comes out, "This is for emphasis, BRANCH!" Or "BIRCH!" Or "BANDOLEERS!" Never what he wants it to be.

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* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: ThisIsForEmphasisBitch:
**
Nick would love to do this, except that with his profanity filter, it always comes out, "This is for emphasis, BRANCH!" Or "BIRCH!" Or "BANDOLEERS!" Never what he wants it to be.



* TwoGamersOnACouch: The lion rehomed in chapter one draws one of these, called "[=AsLAN=]". Examples can be seen in the Sundays. Later, it became subject to a ridiculous parody of CerebusSyndrome with death, tragedy, and (in a jab at CtrlAltDel) miscarriages. That said, it still [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/todays-comic-599/ nets him a six-figure income]].

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* TwoGamersOnACouch: TwoGamersOnACouch:
**
The lion rehomed in chapter one draws one of these, called "[=AsLAN=]". Examples can be seen in the Sundays. Later, it became subject to a ridiculous parody of CerebusSyndrome with death, tragedy, and (in a jab at CtrlAltDel) miscarriages. That said, it still [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/todays-comic-599/ nets him a six-figure income]].



* UpToEleven: Gerda is a "Kinsey Seven, a type of lesbian so profound it was once thought not to exist in nature." (Still, even she can't resist going off to [[EventheGuysWantHim watch Tip and Konstantin mud wrestle]]. Maybe Tip's ambiguous beauty had something to do with it?)

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* UpToEleven: UpToEleven:
**
Gerda is a "Kinsey Seven, a type of lesbian so profound it was once thought not to exist in nature." (Still, even she can't resist going off to [[EventheGuysWantHim watch Tip and Konstantin mud wrestle]]. Maybe Tip's ambiguous beauty had something to do with it?)



* WhamLine: [[spoiler:[[http://skin-horse.com/2013/boring-psych/ "Whatever you do, don't trust Project Skin Horse."]]]]

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* WhamLine: WhamLine:
**
[[spoiler:[[http://skin-horse.com/2013/boring-psych/ "Whatever you do, don't trust Project Skin Horse."]]]]



* WireDilemma: More on the trope page.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Tip Wilkin is fashion conscious and uses a variety of complex female outfits, but he makes no attempt to appear female. This is some kind of strange self-flagellation on part of the artist, whose ''{{Narbonic}}'' starred four obsessives who didn't always keep track of whether or not they were wearing pants.
** It's more likely co-writer Jeffrey Wells [[strike:torturing]] expanding Shaenon's artistic horizons.
** Emphasis on the ''wholesome'' part too; Tip manages to make it seem totally normal for a manly stud to wear frilly things.
*** Granted, he then proceeds to willfully and decadently [[YouShouldKnowThisAlready seduce most of the female cast members]], so "wholesome" may not be entirely the right word.

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* WireDilemma: More on the trope page.
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Tip Wilkin is fashion conscious and uses a variety of complex female outfits, but he makes no attempt to appear female. This is some kind of strange self-flagellation on part of the artist, whose ''{{Narbonic}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Narbonic}}'' starred four obsessives who didn't always keep track of whether or not they were wearing pants.
** It's more likely co-writer Jeffrey Wells [[strike:torturing]] expanding Shaenon's artistic horizons.
** Emphasis on the ''wholesome'' part too; Tip manages to make it seem totally normal for a manly stud to wear frilly things.
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things. Granted, he then proceeds to willfully and decadently [[YouShouldKnowThisAlready seduce most of the female cast members]], so "wholesome" may not be entirely the right word.
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* BlandNameProduct: The 'Hot Goblin Brotherhood' is the in-universe version of the Literature/BlackDaggerBrotherhood. Complete with silent h's.
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