troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Funny: Thief of Time
  • The Abbot, who as a serial reincarnator has an adult mind in a toddler's body. He alternates from a sophisticated vocabulary to saying things like "Wanna bikkit wanna bikkit WANNA BIKKIT". He's also seen hitting people with his toys.
  • The exchange among the Auditors turned human over what their names are, with one viciously stealing whatever name is claimed to be superior.
  • One of the Auditors thinks that the word "organ" makes a good insult. This results in such gems as "Do as I say, you organic organ!"
  • Using chocolates as weapons. Heck, the entire running battle against the Auditors, including using signboards against the very literal-minded Auditors.
    IGNORE THIS NOTICE.
    • Then there's DUCK, to which Susan's reaction is "Ah, now we're getting metaphysical."
  • When Susan approaches Nanny's cottage and looks at her garden an all the lawn ornaments there, one of which is a gnome holding a fishing rod... except that it's not the fishing kind of rod. Yep, that's definitely a lawn ornament belonging to Nanny Ogg.
  • War, the Anthropomorphic Personification of, well, War, is being henpecked by his Valkyrie wife. Even as he rides out
  • In the opening, Death observes the Death of Rats performing an experiment with some buttered toast, to see if the Auditors are planning anything. Death then gets up for some exposition, only to slip on the way back to his desk.
    Help me up, please. And then clean up the damn butter.
  • Death and the Auditors, toward the end, are arguing about whether it's the Apocalypse and how the Auditors broke the rules. In pops the prophesied angel with the iron book...only for Death to have to awkwardly inform him that he is no longer official — revisions in the holy text wrote off that bit as apocrypha. The angel is considerably annoyed at having wasted his time.
    • And then gets ever-more-flustered as the actual battle commences in a manner he didn't anticipate, until he's reduced to asking Mrs. War for a pencil so he can pry open some stuck-together pages of his iron book.
      • Pry them open? He needed a pencil to revise the book's contents so it'd fit what was actually happening!
  • The "koans" of the Way of Mrs. Cosmopolite, including such gems as "It never rains, but it pours."
The TruthFunny/DISCWORLDNight Watch

random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
2927
27