Squidward Torture Porn
Most of the humor coming from the torturing and/or hurting of a certain character.
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 SpongeBob SquarePants. 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.
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