History WesternAnimation / Rejected

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.]]
2nd Jul '15 6:45:57 AM doorhandle
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2nd Jul '15 6:45:42 AM doorhandle
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* 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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20th May '15 4:37:33 PM nombretomado
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''Rejected'' is a collection of animated shorts from animator Creator/DonHertzfeldt. He utilized a very minimalist approach to the artwork and incorporated very surreal elements. Was nominated for the AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film in the year 2000.

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''Rejected'' is a collection of animated shorts from animator Creator/DonHertzfeldt. He utilized a very minimalist approach to the artwork and incorporated very surreal elements. Was nominated for the AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film in the year 2000.
15th May '15 2:40:25 AM sharkcrap11
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** Heads straight into SurrealHorror territory by the end, though...
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