Bait And Switch Compliment YKTTW Discussion
|Bait And Switch Compliment|
Have we got this one already? One character tells another something that sounds flattering or nice, which makes them intrigued, only to have the complimenting party flat-out insult them instead. A form of Comedic Sociopathy. Super Trope of NOT!. Compare Stealth Insult.
Thug: Go. Live your dream.Flynn: I will.Thug: Your dream stinks; I was talking to her.
- A Catch Phrase of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is, "great [x]... for me to poop on!" (Where x typically refers to some sort of noun.)
- The George Lopez Show. A cosmetics sales representative advises Angie to use these to make her customers feel self-conscious and buy makeup (e.g. complimenting someone's work ethic because of the bags under their eyes).