History WesternAnimation / Rejected

13th Feb '17 7:04:36 PM Andyroid
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%%* BloodyHilarious
* BodyHorror: Having a giant growth form on your forehead, having your eye explode into a neverending stream of blood, having your anus bleed infinitely...

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%%* BloodyHilarious
* BloodyHilarious: Several of the segments have copious amounts of blood PlayedForLaughs, such as the second and third scenes with ThoseTwoGuys and the "My anus is bleeding!" segment.
* BodyHorror: Having a giant growth form on your forehead, having your eye explode into a neverending never-ending stream of blood, having your anus bleed infinitely...



* BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats: Literally.

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* BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats: Literally.Literally, with the "SILLY HATS ONLY" segment.



* DisproportionateRetribution: The man with the top hat at the Silly Hats Only party gets beaten with baseball bats.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: The man with the top hat at the Silly Hats Only party gets beaten with baseball bats.bats because his hat isn't silly enough.



* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: The ending.
%%* EyeScream

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* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: At the end, the entire cartoon world falls apart into nothingness as the creator has a nervous breakdown.
* EyeScream:
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The ending.
%%* EyeScream
last of the segments for "The Family Learning Channel" has a guy start bleeding from one of his eyes.
** The first of the Johnson & Mills ads has an alien steal a guy's eyes. Other than being blinded, [[MajorInjuryUnderreaction he doesn't seem too bothered by it]].



* OverlyLongScream: The segment where one guy starts bleeding profusely from his eye, and he and his friend just stand there screaming at each other.
* OurSloganIsTerrible: Several of the ads for Johnson & Mills products.
-->Johnson & Mills Fish Sticks: "Now With More Sodium!" "Sweet Jesus!"\\
Johnson & Mills Kelp Dip: "I Am a Consumer Whore!" "And How!"



* SurrealHumor: Heads straight into SurrealHorror territory by the end, though...

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* SurrealHumor: Heads straight into SurrealHorror territory by the end, though...when the animated world starts falling apart.
29th Jan '17 7:10:29 PM jamespolk
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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Ends with [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the cartoon's world falling apart and collapsing in on itself]] to symbolize Hertzfeldt's CreatorBreakdown. Especially [[NightmareFuel eerie]] since the final shot is of presumably the final person to die, looking up in horror as the image distorts violently before swiping to black.]]
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler:The ending.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Ends Ends with [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the cartoon's world falling apart and collapsing in on itself]] to symbolize Hertzfeldt's CreatorBreakdown. Especially [[NightmareFuel eerie]] since the final shot is of presumably the final person to die, looking up in horror as the image distorts violently before swiping to black.]]
black.
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler:The The ending.]]
3rd Dec '16 1:32:28 AM mystery_kcad
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* OverdrawnAtTheBloodBank: Any instance of bleeding. Just pick one.

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* OverdrawnAtTheBloodBank: Any instance of bleeding. Just pick one.bleeding, but especially the character who drowns in his own blood.
21st Sep '16 8:22:27 PM SantosLHalper
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* NapoleonDelusion: "I'm the queen of France."

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* NapoleonDelusion: "I'm "I am the queen of France."France!"



* ThoseTwoGuys: The two normal-looking stick figures, who get creepier and more surreal as their scenes are shown. They have three scenes, starting with a screaming tumor and culminating in one of the men getting his stomach ripped off and having it placed on the other man's head, who then goes on to mention that he's "the queen of France" while his arms grow and wiggle.

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* ThoseTwoGuys: The two normal-looking stick figures, who get creepier and more surreal as their scenes are shown. They have three scenes, starting with a screaming tumor and culminating in one of the men getting his stomach ripped off and having it placed on the other man's head, who then goes on to mention declare that he's "the queen of France" while his arms grow and wiggle.
30th May '16 9:15:26 AM TheWhistleTropes
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* BreadEggsMilkSquick: "Dance! Everybody dance!" "Yay!" "Life is good!" "This is fun!" "[[NightmareFuel My anus is bleeding!]]"

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* BreadEggsMilkSquick: "Dance! Everybody dance!" "Yay!" "Life is good!" "This is fun!" "[[NightmareFuel "[[CaptainObvious My anus is bleeding!]]"
30th May '16 9:13:44 AM TheWhistleTropes
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* BreadEggsMilkSquick: "Dance! Everybody dance!" "Yay!" "Life is good!" "This is fun!" "[[NightmareFuel My anus is bleeding!]]"
4th Nov '15 7:50:39 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* CreatorBreakdown: InUniverse; Hertzfeldt grows increasingly depressed as short after short is rejected, and as his creativity bottoms out, the animated world collapses in on itself.

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* CreatorBreakdown: InUniverse; [[invoked]] Parodied; Hertzfeldt grows increasingly depressed as short after short is rejected, and as his creativity bottoms out, the animated world collapses in on itself.
28th Oct '15 12:39:54 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* EyeScream
* HappyDance

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* %%* EyeScream
* %%* HappyDance
27th Oct '15 9:45:49 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* BloodyHilarious

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* %%* BloodyHilarious



** MediumAwareness: During the climax, at least one character is desperately banging on the FourthWall, either trying to escape or seeking the viewer's help.



* CreatorBreakdown: [[invoked]] Parodied; Hertzfeldt grows increasingly depressed as short after short is rejected, and as his creativity bottoms out, the animated world collapses in on itself.

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* CreatorBreakdown: [[invoked]] Parodied; InUniverse; Hertzfeldt grows increasingly depressed as short after short is rejected, and as his creativity bottoms out, the animated world collapses in on itself.



* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler:The [[DownerEnding ending]].]]

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* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler:The [[DownerEnding ending]].ending.]]



* HighPressureBlood: The scene where the guy's eye pops and the jet of blood from the socket sprays all over his friend.

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* HighPressureBlood: HighPressureBlood:
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The scene where the guy's eye pops and the jet of blood from the socket sprays all over his friend.



* MediumAwareness: During the climax, at least one character is desperately banging on the FourthWall, either trying to escape or seeking the viewer's help.



* NonSequitur: "Tuesday's coming. Did you bring your coat?" "I live in a giant bucket..."

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* NonSequitur: NonSequitur:
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"Tuesday's coming. Did you bring your coat?" "I live in a giant bucket..."



* ScreenTap: [[PlayedForDrama Used to]] [[NightmareFuel horrifying effect.]] In the ending, a stickman desperately bangs on the paper [[spoiler:as the animated world around him collapses. It's to no avail, as he is consumed by the DreamApocalypse.]]
* SoundEffectBleep

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* ScreenTap: [[PlayedForDrama Used to]] [[NightmareFuel horrifying effect.]] In the ending, a stickman desperately bangs on the paper [[spoiler:as the animated world around him collapses. It's to no avail, as he is consumed by the DreamApocalypse.Dream Apocalypse.]]
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* StickFigureAnimation

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* %%* StickFigureAnimation



* SurrealHumor
** Heads straight into SurrealHorror territory by the end, though...

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* SurrealHumor
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SurrealHumor: Heads straight into SurrealHorror territory by the end, though...
11th Oct '15 1:56:27 PM stuffedninja
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* BlackComedy: "Honey, come quick, Poopie's taking his first steps!" (Baby then falls down an endless flight of stairs to wild applause)

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* BlackComedy: "Honey, come quick, Poopie's taking his first steps!" (Baby (baby then falls down an endless flight of stairs to wild applause)



* BodyHorror
* BreakingTheFourthWall: The cartoon becomes "unstable" and the stick figures have to outrun the pages being creased, holes become literal black-holes and characters get crushed by the credits.

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* BodyHorror
BodyHorror: Having a giant growth form on your forehead, having your eye explode into a neverending stream of blood, having your anus bleed infinitely...
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Probably one of the most chilling examples with the ending. The cartoon becomes "unstable" and the stick figures have to outrun the pages being creased, holes become literal black-holes and characters get crushed by the credits.



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Ends with [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the cartoon's world falling apart and collapsing in on itself]] to symbolize Hertzfeldt's CreatorBreakdown. Especially [[NightmareFuel eerie]] since the final shot is of presumably the final person to die, looking up in horror as the image distorts violently before swiping to black.]]
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler:The [[DownerEnding ending]].]]



** The character in the "My anus is bleeding!" scene ends up swimming in his own blood.

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** The character in the "My anus is bleeding!" scene ends up swimming drowning in his own blood.



* ScreenTap:[[PlayedForDrama Used to horrifying effect.]] A stickman desperately bangs on the paper [[spoiler: [[CreatorBreakdown as the animated world around him collapses.]] It's to no avail, as he is consumed by the DreamApocalypse.]]

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* ScreenTap:[[PlayedForDrama ScreenTap: [[PlayedForDrama Used to to]] [[NightmareFuel horrifying effect.]] A In the ending, a stickman desperately bangs on the paper [[spoiler: [[CreatorBreakdown as [[spoiler:as the animated world around him collapses.]] collapses. It's to no avail, as he is consumed by the DreamApocalypse.]]
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