: Two characters do something innocuous that is a metaphor for having sex.
- Straight: Alice and Bob get into the shower and literally sing together.
- Exaggerated: While they do so, Censor Steam comes up and it really looks like a Sexy Discretion Shot except for the singing.
- Downplayed: Alice and Bob are shown preparing to go to bed, and it always cuts to the next day, leaving plenty of room for things to happen between those periods.
- Justified: Alice and Bob are Starfish Aliens, and singing is how they have sex.
- Inverted: Sex is a metaphor for something innocent.
- Alice is alone in the shower, singing.
- Alice and Bob start singing, but end up doing something completely different.
- Double Subverted:
- But then Bob comes in and sings along with her, before opening the door and producing Censor Steam.
- Turns out, sex in the shower is a pain in the butt to pull off, so they settle for just singing.
- Parodied: The neighbors have a traumatized look on their faces.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Alice and Bob actually have sex.
- Alice and Bob's relationship is not of a sexual or romantic nature, so nothing they do together is even remotely suggestive.
- "We want Alice and Bob to "express their love," buuut...this is a kids' show, so we need them to have sex in a way that isn't really sexual."
- The Hays Code or some other similar rules/laws governing what is/is not too morally objectionable for network TV/movies/literature/games in a particular place.
- Lampshaded: "So what did you and Bob do last night, Alice?" "Well... we made beautiful music together... Literally! There's no euphemism there, really!"
- Invoked: Bob sees Alice naked and singing in the shower and feels like joining her.
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: Bob doesn't want to encroach on Alice's private time, so he doesn't join her.
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
- Played For Drama: Bob sings a duet with someone else, and it affects his relationship with Alice.
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