: A Crowd Song
that takes place on a bus or train, usually in a Bollywood
- Straight: Everyone on the bus starts singing and someone gets up to dance.
- Exaggerated: All the others start dancing and playing musical instruments, too.
- Downplayed: ???
- Justified: A Street Musician is playing a popular song that people know well enough to sing and dance to.
- Inverted: The Crowd Song in question takes place at the bus stop, not actually on the bus.
- Subverted: The number begins at the bus stop.
- Double Subverted: But continues on the bus.
- The song in question is "The Wheels on the Bus," "99 Bottles of Beer," or some other such car song.
- The number takes place on a school bus, sung by elementary school or Junior High aged kids. (Bonus Points if the song is a really sappy Bollywood-like song one wouldn't expect to hear from kids.)
- On the subway, someone takes a swing around one of the support poles.
- Even the bus driver gets into it... But who's driving the bus?!
- In a deconstructive parody of the above, the bus driver's involvement causes the bus to crash.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: Everyone sits quietly on the bus.
- Enforced: We need a musical number in here...
- Lampshaded: "No Bollywood musical numbers on the bus!"
- Invoked: Someone starts singing in a typical show tune fashion.
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: The crowd believes that singing is OK, but dancing would be unsafe, so they all stay in their seats.
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: "Even the bus driver is part of this number...how have they not crashed yet?"
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