Playing With: Bleached Underpants
Basic Trope: A work has a more mature past than its more mainstream later installments imply.
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- 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.
- Akiko-chan wa Megami Desu Ka!? is a risqué, but still relatively clean spinoff manga of more explicit fare.
- White Kids Go To School was originally pitched as an almost family-friendly series with some fanservice and sexual implications. It's remade into more of a standard children's series with very little Parental Bonus.
- The censored version keeps everything the same plot-wise - only the sex scenes are made less explicit.
- 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: ???
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Any spinoffs are just as mature as the original work.
- No spinoffs are made.
- 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: "It's the new and improved White Kids Go To School. Now 100% kid-friendly!"
- 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: "What the H - E - double hell? Since when is this a kids' show?"
- Plotted A Good Waste:
- The creator realized that White Kids Go to School is more entertaining without all the shocking content, so he tones it down.
- The creator has children of his (or her) own and wants to make his series a kids' show so his kids don't have to wait until they're 13 -- or 18 -- years old to see something their dad created.
- Played For Laughs:
- 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.
- 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.
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