Main Chewing The Scenery Discussion

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Boter
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12:10:00 PM Dec 19th 2017
Not worth putting in the article ("This Troper" or whatever), but regarding the Peter and the Starcatcher example:

Smee: He's chewing up the scenery! Black Stache: NOT IN MY SCENE HE'S NOT!

I saw a production where Stache said, "Not in my show, he's not!" It was apparently not rehearsed that way and that was the first (maybe only) night he said it that way, but I almost felt it was funner that way. Then again, I was the only one really laughing at that line... TV Tropes Will Ruin Your Life
remeranAuthor
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06:58:58 PM Nov 20th 2014
edited by 50.139.56.70
There should be a trope for when somebody feeds stuff to a monster and the monster eventually gets too strong to control, like Aubrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors, or the Dog Robot from the last episode of Fooly Cooly.
SeptimusHeap
11:13:14 PM Nov 20th 2014
Might want to check in the Trope Finder.
zabeus3
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07:28:19 PM Nov 14th 2012
Can someone please explain the link to a Persona 4 The Animation at the end of the article text?
Kmnh
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10:11:50 PM Mar 10th 2012
Would this fit the trope?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=NJt15zgmd4I#t=44s

Newbie here, sorry if this is the wrong place to post it
Icchuchu
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07:42:30 AM Jul 7th 2010
Hey, what's the difference between this and Large Ham?
97.125.88.177
04:49:28 PM Aug 22nd 2010
edited by LeeEyeLa
Well, Large Ham is a subtrope of this. Chewing The Scenery includes all instances of over-the-top acting, such as Big No and This is SPARTA. However, Large Ham simply describes a character or actor who overdoes it ALL the time.
Saeder
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10:39:32 PM Apr 20th 2010
The picture shows Doc Brown, but it it links to (and is referenced as) The Incredible Hulk.
Herbarius
11:11:27 PM Apr 24th 2010
Rhainor
01:46:40 PM Jun 2nd 2010
Seconded.
MrDeath
01:48:46 PM Jun 2nd 2010
edited by MrDeath
That's not Doc Brown. That's Banner's father, played by Nick Nolte in the 2003 Hulk movie, and it's referenced in the description.
evilarhan
02:37:38 PM Jun 15th 2010
I think the previous caption ("So, Nick Nolte, how does it taste?") was much funnier. Reversion, anyone?
evilarhan
02:38:03 PM Jun 15th 2010
Or, you know, words to that effect.
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