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Hadul: Fire once and you'll be woozy. Fire twice, and you'll be half dead.Any situation which is made, sometimes for comic effect, sometimes for dramatic effect, to look like another situation — not in the sense that it is mistaken for that other situation by any of the characters, just in the sense that we the audience see the resemblance. The characters do not. This sort of situation can lead to a Mistaken for Index plot if some other character hears it out of context. Alternatively it can refer to an ersatz of something more familiar that the audience would immediately recognize in subtext in order to make it look less Anvilicious. Doesn't always succeed in fulfilling the latter. Doesn't always have to mean anything sexual. If unintentionally done: Looks Like She Is Enjoying It If you see "it" everywhere: Freud Was Right Similar to Innocent Innuendo in that both tropes attempt to draw suggestive ideas from the audience; however Innocent Innuendo attempts to trick the audience into thinking the situation is different from what it really is, whereas Does This Remind You of Anything? is upfront about the situation and merely draws parallels to those suggestive ideas. See also:
Gene: So no multiple discharges, huh?
Hadul: Yes! Just like... well, you know.