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Playing With: Fridge Logic
Basic Trope: An aspect of the show makes no sense if thought about too hard.
  • Straight: Viewer Bob wonders how iron breaks down, five minutes after the show ends. He did not notice while watching.
  • Exaggerated:
  • Downplayed: Bob notices while the effects of the chemicals used were accurate the amounts used were slightly wrong, such as dissolving through a lock in ten minutes with a smaller amount that would really take twenty even on the lowest quality lock.
  • Justified: What made no sense, was cleverly disguised.
  • Inverted: Fridge Brilliance
  • Subverted:
    • Bob wonders after the movie how iron breaks down, only he realizes, there is an explanation.
    • Hand Wave
  • Double Subverted: ...That doesn't make sense.
  • Parodied:
    • Bob did not notice those things that did not make sense, even though they were obvious, and it takes awhile for him to get it.
    • Or Bob locks authors, script writers, and 8th grade math teachers inside his freezer until they explain what just happened.
  • Zig Zagged: Some things Bob dos not notice at first, others he gets right away.
  • Averted:
    • Everything makes sense.
    • Bob notices the mistakes right away, during the show.
  • Enforced: The show is a bit of a Mind Screw or Widget Series
  • Lampshaded: "How did I miss that?" "You're a little slow on the uptake, Bob."
  • Invoked: The characters try to make the mistakes out of focus, so nobody notices them.
  • Exploited: The character does something that is not stated to not make sense, but the character does know through prior or future episode expressing his knowledge of its impossibility, with only The Show Must Go On backing up his actions.
  • Defied:
  • Discussed: "Sometimes, things don't make sense."
  • Conversed: "Wow, that movie seemed to make sense when I watched it. But now nothing makes sense"
  • Deconstructed: The Fridge Logic issue leads to more and more Fridge Logic. By the time the viewer is done Pulling The Thread, the whole plot is ruined.
  • Reconstructed:
    • ...and then a remake is released which corrects the original flaw.
    • Alternatively, Fridge Brilliance.
    • There isn't an explanation for the issue that doesn't only raise more questions, so the viewers simply let it slide.
  • Plotted A Good Waste: The movie had intentional plot holes that are cleverly disguised.
  • Played For Laughs: Bob has a comical Delayed Reaction to every nonsensical thing Alice says.
  • Played For Drama: Filling in plot holes as deep as cliffhangers.

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