Going to Be One of Those Days
A character gets up in the morning and soon finds something bad has happened- or is about to happen
to them. They respond with some variation of: "Sigh...
I guess it's going to be one of those
This is typically what Deadpan Snarkers
will do when normal people would have an Oh, Crap!
moment. In action-orientated series, it will often overlap with Casual Danger Dialog
May overlap with This Is Gonna Suck
. See also Here We Go Again
. A common variant is "Mom warned me there'd be days like this" (or something equivalent).
- On Batman: The Animated Series, Make 'Em Laugh
Dispatcher: (over Police Band) Disturbance reported at the top of the Crown restaurant. Suspect is a male costumed extremist armed with what appears to be a . . . Ketchup gun.
- At the end of the Looney Tunes short "Feline Frame-up", Claude Cat has been beaten up everywhichway, and on top of everything, is ran over by a street car. All he can say afterwards is "Just one of those days, I guess."
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars has Commander Wolffe remarking that "This is going to be one of those planets" upon seeing the diminutive lizard-like natives.
- The Beatles episode "Long Tally Sally" had John and Ringo in cursed suits of armor, causing them to fight each other with mace and lance, with George and Paul looking on:
George: Well, I guess it's just one of those days.