Needs More Examples. May Need a Better Title. Dan Harmon, the creator of Community, found a pattern in television and fiction in general and mapped it out in a circle.
- A character is in a zone of comfort
- But they want something
- They enter an unfamiliar situation
- Adapt to it
- Get what they wanted
- Pay a heavy price for it
- Then return to their familiar situation
- Having changed
Hello, Unknown Troper. You'll need to get known to lend a hand here.