Playing With: 555
Basic Trope: Fictional phone numbers have "555" at the beginning.
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- Straight: Alice's number is 555-4673.
- Exaggerated: Even phone numbers for companies that exist in Real Life begin with 555
- Downplayed: 555 is only one of the phone number exchanges used in the show's universe.
- Justified: This only occurs in one particular town, and only happens to make it easier to remember phone numbers
- Inverted: Everyone's phone number ends with 555 in the show's universe.
- Subverted: Alice's number is 552-4673.
- Double Subverted: But, as it later turns out, Alice made a mistake when writing her number down.
- Parodied: Alice's number is 555-555-5555.
- Zig Zagged: Some of the numbers in the show start with 555, while others don't.
- Nobody's phone number starts with 555 in the show.
- Telephones don't exist in the show.
- Enforced: The creators of the show don't wish to be held responsible for any prank calls resulting from the phone numbers given in the show.
- Lampshaded: "Mommy, why do phone numbers always start with 555?"
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: ???
- Discussed: "Do all the phone numbers in Canada start with 555, too?"
- Conversed: "Why do fictional phone numbers always start with 555?"
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