->''Life is a rhapsody - irregular in form, and you always have to improvise. Depressing? Maybe, but anything you can jam to can’t be all bad.''

[[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/ Rhapsodies]] is a webcomic by Bill Morse dealing with the lives of neighbors, Paul Huen, Kate Jennersten and Brian Fitzpatrick and all of their friends.

Updated weekdays it also has a [[http://rhapsodies.wikia.com/wiki/Rhapsodies_Wiki wiki.]]
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!!This webcomic contains examples of the following tropes:
* ACupAngst: Blossom
-->[[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=951 "There's lots a successful ladies out there with a nothin' but washboards for chests."]]
* AllJustADream: All of the [[ChristmasEpisode Christmas episodes…]] [[OrWasItADream We think]].
* AnimeHair: Hsin uses [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=970 WAY]] too much product.
* ArtEvolution: The style stays largely the same, but lines become much cleaner and more precise over time.
* {{Badass}}: Fedya… just [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=761 Fedya]].
* BadassMustache: Shilo sports one impressive handlebar mustache.
* BigFriendlyDog: Mitzi. Nancy originally wanted an attack dog, but Michelle got involved.
* BilingualBonus: Fedya translating for his aunt. He’s [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=714 lying. ]]
* BritishAccents: Blossom’s accent is mostly [[UsefulNotes/TheWestCountry West Country.]]
* BrotherSisterTeam: Brian & Rowan AKA Fitzpatrick Consulting.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: For obvious reasons, most people don’t seem to realize just how smart Brian is when they first meet him.
* ButtMonkey: Gage
* CasanovaWannabe: Brian and his fruitless attempts to impress Kate, who usually responds with a sarcastic barb or a good old-fashioned [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/03202005/ punch in the face]].
* CatsAreSnarkers: Goblin and Xiao Mao
* CatsAreSuperior: Xiao Mao
* CelestialBureaucracy: The Department of Minor Nuisances, and others.
* ClarkKenting: Kate tries this to keep her "literary career" mostly a secret.
* CloudCuckooLander: Kevin
* {{Confessional}}: Brian gets dragged to church by his mother and lists a series of…[[NoodleIncident mishaps]] that have occurred since his last confession.
* CoolShades: Shilo
* DeadPanSnarker: Nancy, though most of the cast can hold their own.
* DidYouJustHaveSex: [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=1874 Here]]
* DifferentWorldDifferentMovies: Creator/DavidLean's {{Dune}} is mentioned. Also apparently Literature/TheMoteInGodsEye is a television show.
* DitzyGenius: Brian
* DressesTheSame: Caused an awkward moment for Kate [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=931 here]]
* DumbAndDrummer: Kevin
* EloquentInMyNativeTongue: English is Hsin's "last language."
* EmbarrassingFirstName: [[spoiler: Petronilla]] Blossom Hannaford and [[spoiler: Clarence]] Gage.
* ExpressiveHair Paul's mullet tends to fluff up when he's mad or shocked.
* TheFairFolk: Peaseblossom, the pixie featured in many of the strip's dream sequences, is at best capricious with a '''very''' mercurial temperament. At worst some of her "bright ideas" are kind of... [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/never-wake/ fatal.]]
* FriendsRentControl: Subverted, the Fitzpatricks have a huge problem renting the three apartments around Brian’s, even at slum rates.
* FunnyForeigner : Fedya and Blossom
* GenkiGirl: Michelle
* GentleGiant: Mr. Large Hideous Bull Creature.
* {{Goth}}: Blossom, Francine, Olive, Stefan, Scylla and (presumably) Bert
* GratuitousRussian: Fedya swears quite a bit.
* HappilyMarried: Brian’s Parents.
* HotLibrarian: Kate
* INeedAFreakingDrink: Kate during a particularly nasty bout of writer’s block. Nancy is prone to this from time to time as well.
* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=647 "Kalashnokov much scarier if you put clip in."]]
* LocalHangout: The Peach Blossom, which several cast members frequent.
* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Blossom [[spoiler: This may or may not be literal.]]
* MasochistsMeal: Blossom isn't allowed to take her curry to [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=2403 potlucks anymore.]]
* MustHaveNicotine: Fedya
* MyLittlePhony: Bonnie loves [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/04172011/ Pony Pals!]]
* NeverMessWithGranny: Paul’s grandmother manages a pro-wrestling team and used to ride with Hell’s Angels.
* NoodleIncident: [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=1987 What's this about the peanut butter?]]
* OhCrap: Kate’s reaction to finding out one of her drafts was leaked onto the internet. [[HilarityEnsues It just gets worse from there]].
* OnlyKnownByInitials: Fortunately for her "D.L" [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=2089 sounds]] [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=2979 French.]]
* OnlySaneMan: Kate [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] herself as this during her introduction, but a few others also qualify, namely [[UnfazedEveryman Paul]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Lisa]].
* PerkyGoth: Blossom and Scylla
* {{Psychopomp}}: Deidre [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=1645 "handles malpractice"]] at one of the local hospitals.
* RaisedCatholic: The Fitzpatricks. Neither Brian or Rowan appear to practice but they both say the Virgin Mary's name in vain and get dragged to confession by their mom.
* ScaryShinyGlasses: Fedya
* ServileSnarker: Lisa seems to take great pleasure in deflating Kate's pretensions.
* ShipperOnDeck: Michelle
* ShoutOut: One of the protester’s signs on [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/rhapsodies-date-80/ this page]] says [[MadMagazine What, Me Worry?]]
* SomethingWeForgot: The Band does this all the time with Kevin.
* StalkerWithACrush: Janet
* SunglassesAtNight: Shilo
* TalkLikeAPirate: Blossom. Well… like a [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/?p=436 Devon farm girl]]
* TheGhost: Bert
* ThoseTwoGuys: Fran and Olive
* TomboyishPonytail: Kate
* WeirdnessCensor: There appears to be quite a bit going on in the peripheral vision that most of the cast seems to be unaware of... and those who are, aren't talking.
* WhenItRainsItPours: [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/rhapsodies-date-57/ This page]], resulting in Paul discovering the dye in his necktie is less than permanent.
* WhiteCollarCrime: Brian tends to get very…creative with his tax forms. The legality of that creativity is questionable at best.
--> “I’ll have you know I have five tax loopholes named after me!”
* WholePlotReference: Kevin dreams the Circle Band is the house band at [[{{Casablanca}} Rick's Cafe]] of course a few times he seems to be getting Casablanca mixed up with [[StarWars Mos Eisley]].
* WhosOnFirst: Kevin has a hard time understanding the concept of naan bread.
* WorldOfSnark: Most of the cast has a sarcastic streak.
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