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* {{Miami}}: [[SarcasmMode The logical setting]] to relocate this classic tragedy.


* GlassesPull: Come on, this is Horatio Caine we're talking about. It only happens every other line of dialogue.

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* GlassesPull: Come on, this is Horatio Caine we're talking about. It only happens every other line of dialogue.dialogue when he's around.



--> ...since she's the only attractive young female in the case, I think it's safe to say all we really cared about was the skin she was showing,

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--> ...since she's the only attractive young female in the case, cast, I think it's safe to say all we really cared care about was is the skin she was showing,showing.



--> '''Ghost''': "I am thy father's spirit-"
--> '''Hamlet''': "'[[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOO!!!]]'' ''[[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack That's not true! That's IMPOSSIBLE!]]''"

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--> '''Ghost''': "I am thy father's spirit-"
spirit--"
--> '''Hamlet''': "'[[BigNo "''[[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOO!!!]]'' ''[[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack That's not true! That's IMPOSSIBLE!]]''"


ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. Creator/WilliamShakespeare's {{Hamlet}} rewritten as a comedy, the second in a series of genre-flipped Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays by Tropers/{{Shrikecatcher}}.

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ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. Creator/WilliamShakespeare's {{Hamlet}} Theatre/{{Hamlet}} rewritten as a comedy, the second in a series of genre-flipped Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays by Tropers/{{Shrikecatcher}}.



* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking:
--> Since we were cops, we already knew all the most horrible things that went down in Miami, like drug deals, murders, and the elderly moving in from up north.



* FirstPersonSmartass: [[CSIMiami Horatio Caine]], our narrator.

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* FirstPersonSmartass: [[CSIMiami [[Series/CSIMiami Horatio Caine]], our narrator.



* HotForTeacher: Beginning of Act I, Scene iii:
--> "But Horatio," you might be saying to yourself because I'm fictional you idiot, "this is ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'', the MagnumOpus of English literature, and Mr. Jacobs wouldn't like you talking about [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare the Bard's]] greatest work in such a manner. ''Mmm''...Mr. Jacobs..."



* MrFanservice: Laertes, complete with lots of HoYay.
* MsFanservice: Ophelia.
--> ...since she's the only attractive young female in the case, I think it's safe to say all we really cared about was the skin she was showing,



* ReferenceOverdosed

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* ReferenceOverdosedReferenceOverdosed: Oh yes.
--> '''Ghost''': "I am thy father's spirit-"
--> '''Hamlet''': "'[[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOO!!!]]'' ''[[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack That's not true! That's IMPOSSIBLE!]]''"


* ReferenceOverdosed



* StraightEdgeEvil: Claudius. He may be a genocidal maniac, but [[EvenEvilHasStandards he won't abide by smoking]].

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* StraightEdgeEvil: Claudius. He may be a genocidal maniac, but [[EvenEvilHasStandards he won't abide by smoking]]. smoking]].
* TakeThat: Literature/FiftyShadesOfGrey gets an extended one in Act II, Scene ii, when [[EmoTeen Hamlet]] reveals that he's reading it. This simple fact alone causes Claudius to pull the fire alarm.
--> '''Polonius''': "My god, you ''are'' insane."
**After Hamlet explains the plot of the book to Polonius:
--> "Though this be madness," Polonius remarked quietly to himself on how E.L. James must have been seen by her friends, "yet there is method in 't," for one cannot deny that it got her work onto the ''New York Times'' bestseller list, [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch bitches]].
**After some firefighters try and fail to destroy the book with their ax:
--> "Someone's gonna have to call the HAZMAT guys."
**Followed shortly by:
--> '''Polonius''': ''(regarding Hamlet's book being torn apart)'': "You don't seem all that choked up about this."
--> '''Hamlet''': "I've got another copy on my Kindle."
--> '''Firefighter''': "You ''monster''!"


* RunningGag

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* RunningGagRunningGag:
** Everyone in Miami is ''sexy''.
** "[[EngagingConversation Okay, I'll marry him]]."
** Rosencrantz [[Theatre/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead bears a striking resemblance to]] Creator/GaryOldman, and is a much better actor than Guildenstern.


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* StraightEdgeEvil: Claudius. He may be a genocidal maniac, but [[EvenEvilHasStandards he won't abide by smoking]].


* UnfortunateNames: Claudius's subject, Voltemand, who is always being mistaken for [[Literature/HarryPotter Voldemort]] and thus [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotHeinous can never get season tickets for the Heat]].

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* UnfortunateNames: Claudius's subject, Voltemand, who is always being mistaken for [[Literature/HarryPotter Voldemort]] and thus [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotHeinous [[FelonyMisdemeanor can never get season tickets for the Heat]].


* EverythingsBetterWithBob: He's the servant that takes a photo of Reynaldo's EpicFail and uploads it to Failblog - and is soon thereafter fired by a confused Polonius. [[spoiler: In the last act, he returns with a vengeance and kills Reynaldo.]]


ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. WilliamShakespeare's {{Hamlet}} rewritten as a comedy, the second in a series of genre-flipped {{Shakespeare}} plays by Tropers/{{Shrikecatcher}}.

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ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. WilliamShakespeare's Creator/WilliamShakespeare's {{Hamlet}} rewritten as a comedy, the second in a series of genre-flipped {{Shakespeare}} Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays by Tropers/{{Shrikecatcher}}.


* AffablyEvil: Claudius.



* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: One of Claudius's subjects, [[Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes Cornelius, is a talking chimpanzee]].



* {{Miami}}: The logical setting to relocate this classic tragedy.

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* {{Miami}}: [[SarcasmMode The logical setting setting]] to relocate this classic tragedy.


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* UnfortunateNames: Claudius's subject, Voltemand, who is always being mistaken for [[Literature/HarryPotter Voldemort]] and thus [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotHeinous can never get season tickets for the Heat]].


!! Tropes

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!! Tropes!!Tropes



* TheBeautifulPeople: Everyone in Miami is ''[[RunningGag sexy]]''.

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* TheBeautifulPeople: TheBeautifulElite: Everyone in Miami is ''[[RunningGag sexy]]''.

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* EverythingsBetterWithBob: He's the servant that takes a photo of Reynaldo's EpicFail and uploads it to Failblog - and is soon thereafter fired by a confused Polonius. [[spoiler: In the last act, he returns with a vengeance and kills Reynaldo.]]


-> We all called [Polonius] CaptainObvious, because that was his last name and it's only polite to address him in such a manner.

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-> --> We all called [Polonius] CaptainObvious, because that was his last name and it's only polite to address him in such a manner.



* EpicFail: Invoked by Polonius when his servant Reynaldo [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext fails a pop quiz]]:
--> '''Polonius''': "I will take a snapshot of this moment, upload it to the Internet and label it epic!"
--> '''Reynaldo''': "No, my lord, anything but that!"
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: Laertes.



* KillHimAlready.

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* KillHimAlready.KillHimAlready



* OnlyInMiami

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* ** OnlyInMiami

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