: A series improves because of some change.
- Straight: Alice & Bob improves greatly because Charlie is given more screen time.
- Exaggerated: In season 1 of Alice & Bob, the show is full of unlikeable characters, a Plot Hole ridden plot (if you can call it a plot), Special Effect Failure, jokes that are either unfunny or offensive, awful, Narm-ridden acting, and a limited colour palette. Kick in season 2, most of the unlikeable characters either develop or get killed off, the lore is greatly expanded so most of the plot holes get resolved, the humor is either dropped or gets much, much better, the actors are replaced with amazing ones, and the cinematographer gets fired.
- Downplayed: The show starts out as just passable, but later episodes and writers work out the flaws to make the show much more notable and interesting.
- Justified: A change in the execution of a series can be just what it needs to be refreshed.
- Inverted: Jumping the Shark and/or They Changed It, Now It Sucks.
- Subverted: Charlie being given more screen time seems to be a mistake, as fans react badly to it.
- Double Subverted: When fans complain, Charlie is given more screen time than originally, but not to Marty Stu levels like currently.
- Parodied: Alice and Bob are talking about "Carl and Dave", the Show Within a Show, and talk about how much better it is, but to the audience of Alice and Bob, it still sucks bigtime and the change is one that we wouldn't care about.
- Zig Zagged: Some changes to the series are good, others... not so much.
- Enforced: Executive Meddling
- Lampshaded: ???
- Invoked: Bob rises to meet a challenge he didn't (or wouldn't have) before, and everyone thinks this is his Crowning Moment Of Awesome and looks forward to seeing more of that.
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: No lasting changes are made to Alice & Bob, and writers are heavily sanctioned if they try to do so.
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
- Played For Laughs: And There Was Much Rejoicing as The Scrappy was Killed Off for Real
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