troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Kickstarter Message
TV Tropes Needs Your Help
X
Big things are happening on TV Tropes! New admins, new designs, fewer ads, mobile versions, beta testing opportunities, thematic discovery engine, fun trope tools and toys, and much more - Learn how to help here and discuss here.
View Kickstarter Project
Playing With: Bleached Under Pants
Basic Trope: A work has a more mature past than its more mainstream later installments imply.
  • Straight: The children's series White Kids Go To School was originally pitched as a South Park-esque animated sitcom, filled with adult jokes and cutting social satire.
  • Exaggerated: White Kids Go To School, an edutainment series meant for pre-schoolers, is a spinoff of a series of hardcore pornos.
  • Downplayed:
  • Justified:
  • Inverted: The executives want White Kids Go To School to be Hotter and Sexier and/or Darker and Edgier.
  • Subverted: The trailer for the White Kids Go To School film seems to be more family-friendly than the original work... but when it gets released, it's just as bawdy and explicit as the original.
  • Double Subverted: Executive Meddling ensures that the sequel gets a PG or equivalent rating.
  • Parodied: Kaito is seen looking at the original H-manga Akiko came from. She is embarrassed about it and claims she needed the money, well that and the artist is a pervert.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: The censored version keeps everything the same plot wise - only the sex scenes are made less explicit.
  • Enforced: The executive who picked up White Kids Go To School in its original incarnation as an adult series about race relations and boob jokes isn't the one responsible for what's actually going to be shown on the channel, and the latter doesn't like anything offensive.
  • Lampshaded: A character who was central to the adult content of the original version of the series looks in her closet, sees a skeleton in a bikini, and slams the door shut — a Sight Gag about how she has some rather risqué skeletons in her closet.
  • Invoked: Realizing the audience base will be limited the author creates a cleaner version of White Kids Go To School .
  • Exploited: A competing producer attempts to convince executives to cancel White Kids Go To School on the basis that kids might find out about its mature past.
  • Defied: Having used a concept once for a rather adult series, a writer decides to start fresh when she wants to make a children's series.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

Back to Bleached Underpants

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
5745
34