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Does Not Illustrate: Shoo Out The Clowns get usage counts

Good image for Threatening To Shoot A Clown In The Face, but a bit of a stretch for this trope. Tough one to illustrate, though.

 2 Willbyr, Fri, 3rd Aug '12 3:54:09 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Quality's pretty shit, too...definitely could use something better.
Fallen Paladin
Doesn't illustrate the trope, just a visual pun. Support a pull.

I don't think this'll be easy to depict.
You always take us with you when you go
 4 mimitchi 33, Fri, 10th Aug '12 5:40:16 PM from Long Island, NY Relationship Status: Love is an open door
mimitchi33
Here's a picture from Garfield and Friends that perfectly illustrates this. In the episode, Garfield goes on the game show Name That Fish to win Jon a birthday present. This screenshot is taken from the end of the episode when Binky the Clown shows up. While Gary is announcing the things that Jon will get for his birthday. After this happens, Garfield sprays Binky with the hose he is holding. This is why I think it's a good picture for this page. This also happened again in another episode, Peace and Quiet, where the whole plot was this. I have these two pictures from the episode that also illustrate the trope well.

edited 10th Aug '12 5:48:44 PM by mimitchi33

 5 Shadow Hog, Fri, 10th Aug '12 5:47:20 PM from Earth Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
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Not sure. Probably a better Visual Pun than the current, but it isn't really the trope (which is about a story that starts out light-hearted but suddenly gets serious by virtue of no longer being light-hearted, if I'm reading this right).
Moon
 6 mimitchi 33, Fri, 10th Aug '12 6:11:58 PM from Long Island, NY Relationship Status: Love is an open door
mimitchi33
Okay, I found two more that aren't plays on words.
  • Toy Story 3 This movie was at first harmless kiddie faire, but then, towards the middle, it became a really dark film with scenes that make you wonder why it was rated G.
  • An Average Kid's Reaction To Happy Tree Friends Happy Tree Friends may look like Care Bears and other cute shows about animals, and that's how each episode starts. But then, the gore kicks in after nearly 90 seconds, if you count the theme song.

edited 10th Aug '12 6:12:40 PM by mimitchi33

 7 Willbyr, Fri, 10th Aug '12 8:45:41 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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[up] The second one is probably too close to being an Image Macro to use.
 8 Blue Guy, Sat, 1st Sep '12 7:48:29 PM from Bella Vista, Arkansas Relationship Status: Holding out for a hero
Nerds Are Sexy.. sometimes
[up][up] Just popping in to point out that those don't illustrate. It's about conveniently getting rid of the silly characters as soon as the story gets more serious. Like how on the Muppets' Christmas Carol, Gonzo and Rizzo run off when the Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come appears, and don't come back until the finale.

(Unfortunately, I have no suggestions. Either way I'd vote pull.)
This has got to be like the 5,000th time I forgot my email or password...
 10 Willbyr, Tue, 2nd Oct '12 4:10:00 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Clock is set.
 11 Shadow Hog, Tue, 2nd Oct '12 7:55:26 AM from Earth Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
Avatar by Neoriceisgood
So is the current image bad enough to be worse than no image? I'm on the fence about that, honestly - leaning toward "yes".
Moon
 12 Japanese Teeth, Tue, 2nd Oct '12 9:33:36 AM from Meinong's jungle Relationship Status: Mu
Nice to meet you. I'm an assassin.
Yeah, I'd vote to pull the current image as well. The quality is awful, and it's an overly literal representation of the trope name.
 13 Willbyr, Tue, 2nd Oct '12 9:41:42 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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+1 to pull, for quality issues if nothing else.
 14 Septimus Heap, Tue, 2nd Oct '12 9:54:58 AM from Madrid, Spain Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Current image is bad as a spell gone wrong, and with seven votes it's gone:

 15 Willbyr, Tue, 2nd Oct '12 9:56:10 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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I love how it looks like he's bending the clown's nose down with the barrel of the gun.
 16 Willbyr, Sat, 6th Oct '12 8:09:30 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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