Playing With: No Dead Body Poops

Basic Trope: Dead characters do not void their bowels at death.
  • Straight: Jasmine has A Death in the Limelight, and no excretory matter is released from her body during or after her death.
  • Exaggerated: Jasmine doesn't even release so much as one last puff of carbon dioxide.
  • Downplayed: Jasmine does not void her bowels, but some other characters do when they die.
  • Justified:
    • If Nobody Poops while they're alive, why start now?
    • Jasmine used the bathroom before she died.
  • Inverted:
  • Subverted:
    • A mention is made of corpses excreting all manner of waste.
    • Jasmine soils herself in her final confrontation with Evil the boss.
  • Double Subverted:
    • But no dead bodies are ever seen doing so.
    • But that was before she got killed, not post-mortem.
  • Parodied:
    • This is when Jasmine's Bottomless Bladder runs out.
    • Jasmine requests prune juice and Prune Bran cereal before her execution, so she can do a final Take That at the society that put her on death row.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted:
  • Enforced:
  • Lampshaded: "Don't dead bodies usually poop?"
  • Invoked: Jasmine makes sure to use the toilet before facing the Big Bad, just in case she dies.
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Jasmine makes sure not to use the toilet before facing the Big Bad.
  • Discussed: "Use the bathroom before the Final Battle, just in case you get killed. You wouldn't want to leave a shitty corpse, now would you?"
  • Conversed: "Death on TV usually isn't so clean."
  • Played For Laughs: Toilet Humor
  • Played For Drama: A character who witnesses this has a Contemplate Our Navels moment at the irony.

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