When a character is frequently tortured or hurt from other characters, sometimes it can lead up to enire episodes
dedicated to hurting the living crap out of the character. Most of the time this is the only place humor comes out. It can be considered Black Comedy
depending on the genre.
The Trope Namer
comes from a trend in newer episodes of Sponge Bob Square Pants
. While older episodes did in fact fit this trope, these types of episodes have become more frequent in newer seasons. As for the Trope Codifier
, it was coined by MoBrosStudios
in part 2 of his top 20 worst SpongeBob episodes