Created By: jonathanedh on March 25, 2013
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Overly Detailed Cartoon Freeze Frame

When an animated work cuts to a static drawing of a ridiculously detailed subject, usually for a gross out factor.

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You know what I am talking about. Happened in Ren & Stimpy. I can even recall some instances on Spongebob Squarepants. Someone is shown to be disgusting in some way or another, but the animation quality doesn't quite cut it, so they have a regular old drawing thrown up on screen for a few seconds, usually with a horror scream or Massive Odor soundbite. The detail is horrendously deep, showing all the fine lines and nasty bits that the standard quality when animated cannot show.

I looked all over the Animation Tropes and couldn't find this but it might exist already.

Needs a better title, needs examples, needs a better description, etc.
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