Playing With / Neat Freak

Basic Trope: A character who is obsessed with cleanliness.
  • Straight: Jason likes to keep his apartment clean and insists that his friends don't make a mess of it.
  • Exaggerated: Jason likes to keep everything he sees clean and will freak out if he ever sees anything with dirt or out of place.
  • Downplayed: Jason cleans from time to time.
  • Justified:
    • Jason considers neatness to be a virtue.
    • Jason is a robot that's specifically programed to clean everything.
    • Jason is in charge of a hospital.
    • Jason has a compromised immune system.
  • Inverted: Trash of the Titans
  • Subverted: Jason just messes it up whenever he cleans.
  • Double Subverted: His messes are messed up symmetrically or incredibly organized.
  • Parodied: Jason seals his apartment in plastic to keep it pristine.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Jason doesn't clean at all.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "Everything Jason owns is always so clean".
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: Jason's friends invite him to live with them so he'll keep their apartment clean.
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Jason's obsessive behavior alienates him from his friends, and makes it impossible for him to get dates, and he becomes incredibly lonely.
  • Reconstructed: Jason's cleanliness is seen as a positive trait by his friends as his organizing techniques help them keep track of important things, while girls find his attention to detail and ability to keep house very attractive.

Back to Neat Freak