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Playing With: Awkwardly-Placed Bathtub
Basic Trope: A bathtub is placed out in the open.
  • Straight: Alex's bathtub is in her living room.
  • Exaggerated: Alex's bathtub is on her front lawn.
  • Downplayed: Alex's bathtub sits smack in the middle of her bathroom, away from all the walls; and anyone can look in through the window and see the tub.
  • Justified:
  • Inverted: The Couch is an integral part of the bathroom.
  • Subverted: Alex's bathtub is in an en suite bathroom.
  • Double Subverted:
    • ...one of whose walls is a large window overlooking the beach.
    • Due to her lack of running water, Alex must bathe in a lake, hot spring, river, etc.
  • Parodied: Alex walks around wearing her bathtub.
  • Zig Zagged: Things in Alex's bathroom break down every so often, requiring her to bathe in public. While there are no problems, she can bathe in her own bathroom.
  • Averted:
    • Alex's bathtub is in her bathroom.
    • Alex doesn't bathe.
  • Enforced: We need some Fanservice.
  • Lampshaded:
    • "Rub-a-dub-dub, watching TV, in my tub!"
    • "EEEK! Do people never deign to knock?!" "Before coming into the kitchen? Not usually, no..."
  • Invoked: Alex moves into a house or apartment that has no room for her beloved claw-foot bathtub.
  • Exploited: Alex's enemies attack her while she's in her highly visible bathtub.
  • Defied: Alex decides she'll make do with the shower in her bathroom and sells the tub.
  • Discussed: "Why does Alex seem to enjoy being naked and wet around just about everyone?"
  • Conversed: "She really should have considered the possibility of arrest for indecent exposure."
  • Implied: Alex mentions that she likes to multitask while soaking in the bath.
  • Deconstructed: May lead to a Please Put Some Clothes On situation.
  • Reconstructed: Alex keeps a set of clean clothes handy so she can talk to other people who come into the house without embarrassing them.
  • Played For Laughs: Naked First Impression.
  • Played For Drama: Alex is killed in her bath.

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