Sometimes, when you're doing a project, it takes a lot of time, maybe even a few hours. In fiction, the best way to depict the passing of time is to have the screen become wiped in a similar matter as a clock face in order to indicate how fast time has passed
of Idiosyncratic Wipes
Compare Cartoonland Time
See also Spinning Clock Hands
- Used more than once in each of the Star Wars films.
- Used in the third act of Mr. Bogus episode "B-TV", where Tommy and his father have made a complete mess of the kitchen in a chaotic attempt to follow the instructions on Mole's cooking show on TV.
- Happens twice in the Angry Birds Toons episode "Oh Gnome!", both after Matilda's attempts to get rid of the gnome backfire.
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