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* ShoutOut: Belone parodies the famous lines of ''Film/TheBakersWife'' by Marcel Pagnol about the cat who comes back home.

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* ShoutOut: Belone parodies the famous lines of ''Film/TheBakersWife'' by Marcel Pagnol Creator/MarcelPagnol about the cat who comes back home.


* SuddenlySexuality: Santini is an outspoken straight man. Then Guillaume suggests him to be nice with Pignon. Somehow, this makes him fall in love with Pignon.


* ThoseTwoGuys: Alba and Ponce, two similar-looking employees, who makes comments about the plot, but have little impact on it.

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* ThoseTwoGuys: Alba and Ponce, two similar-looking employees, who makes make comments about the plot, but have little impact on it.


* BathroomStallOfOverheardInsults: When he is in the bathroom, Pignon overhears Santini, who tells the photographers that Pignong is an idiot who will be fired.

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* BathroomStallOfOverheardInsults: When he is in the bathroom, Pignon overhears Santini, who tells the photographers that Pignong Pignon is an idiot who will be fired.


* CampGay: {{Conversed|Trope}}. Belone tells Pignon that he should not to adopt an effeminate behaviour to pose as a gay man. He even says that the actors who do it [[TakeThat discredit themselves]].

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* CampGay: {{Conversed|Trope}}. [[ConversationalTroping Conversed]]. Belone tells Pignon that he should not to adopt an effeminate behaviour to pose as a gay man. He even says that the actors who do it [[TakeThat discredit themselves]].


* {{Troll}}: Guillaume, who tells Santini that he will be fired unless he is nice with Pignon.

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* {{Troll}}: Guillaume, who tells Santini that he will be fired unless he is nice with Pignon.Pignon, only because it amuses him to torment his colleague.


* InterruptedIntimacy: {{Zigzagged|Trope}}. A watchman walks in when Mademoiselle Bertrand starts removing Pignon's shirt, but they [[NotWhatItLooksLike were not going to have sex]]. Pignon was asleep (he wakes up when the watchman walks in) and Mademoiselle Bertrand was removing his shirt because she wanted to check if he had the same tattoo as on the doctored photograph.


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* SorryToInterrupt: A watchman walks in when Mademoiselle Bertrand starts removing Pignon's shirt, but they [[NotWhatItLooksLike were not going to have sex]]. Pignon was asleep (he wakes up when the watchman walks in) and Mademoiselle Bertrand was removing his shirt because she wanted to check if he had the same tattoo as on the doctored photograph.

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* BreakUpToMakeUp: Pignon is still in love with his ex-wife. He constantly tries to see her again. When she finally accepts, he tells her that she is a bad person and that she does not deserve him.

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* FiringDay: François Pignon hears that he will be fired. His neighbour encourages him to try to save his job.


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* CampGay: {{Conversed|Trope}}. Belone tells Pignon that he should not to adopt an effeminate behaviour to pose as a gay man. He event says that the actors who do it [[TakeThat discredit themselves]].

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* CampGay: {{Conversed|Trope}}. Belone tells Pignon that he should not to adopt an effeminate behaviour to pose as a gay man. He event even says that the actors who do it [[TakeThat discredit themselves]].


* CampGay: {{Conversed|Trope}}. Belone tells Pignon that he should not to adopt an effeminate behaviour to pose as a gay man. He event says that the actors who do it [[TakeThat discredit themselves]].



* NoBisexuals: Even if Pignon had a wife in the past, everybody considers him as a gay man once they have seen the doctored photographs. Kopel even guesses that the pictures are fake because he catches Pignon having sex with Mademoiselle Bertrand. The possibility that he is bisexual is implicitly rules out.

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* NoBisexuals: Even if Pignon had a wife in the past, everybody considers him as a gay man once they have seen the doctored photographs. Kopel even guesses that the pictures are fake because he catches Pignon having sex with Mademoiselle Bertrand. The possibility that he is bisexual is implicitly rules ruled out.


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* TakeThat: Belone tells Pignon that the actors who adopt CampGay mannerism to impersonate gay men discredit themselves.


* DivorceIsTemporary: {{Subverted|Trope}}. Pignon is divorced, but he is still in love with his ex-wife. He often tries to see her again. When she finally accepts, he tells her that she is a bad person and that she does not deserve him.

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* DivorceIsTemporary: {{Subverted|Trope}}. Pignon is divorced, but he is still in love with his ex-wife. He often constantly tries to see her again. When she finally accepts, he tells her that she is a bad person and that she does not deserve him.



* NoBisexuals: Even if Pignon had a wife in the past, everybody considers him as a gay man once they have seen the doctored photographs. Kopel even guesses that the pictures are fake because he catches Pignon having sex with Mademoiselle Bertrand.

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* NoBisexuals: Even if Pignon had a wife in the past, everybody considers him as a gay man once they have seen the doctored photographs. Kopel even guesses that the pictures are fake because he catches Pignon having sex with Mademoiselle Bertrand. The possibility that he is bisexual is implicitly rules out.


François Pignon (Auteuil), a divorced father, hears that he will be fired from his job in a rubber factory. His neighbour, an retired psychologist, suggests him to prentend to be gay. He thinks that his bosses would not dare to fire an homosexual because of political correctness.

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François Pignon (Auteuil), a divorced father, hears that he will be fired from his job in a rubber factory. His neighbour, an retired psychologist, psychologist (Aumont), suggests him to prentend to be gay. He thinks that his bosses would not dare to fire an homosexual because of political correctness.



* AccidentalPervert: Pignon falls asleep in the office. Mademoiselle Bertrand starts removing his shirt because she would like to check if he has the same tattoo as on the doctored photograph. Pignon wakes up when a watchman walk in, and he thinks that she was going to rape him.

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* AccidentalPervert: AccidentalPervert:
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Pignon falls asleep in the office. Mademoiselle Bertrand starts removing his shirt because she would like to check if he has the same tattoo as on the doctored photograph. Pignon wakes up when a watchman walk in, and he thinks that she was going to rape him.him.
** Pignon is waiting for his son outside of the high school. Alba and Ponce pass by and, because they think that he is gay, they assume that he is ogling male teenagers.


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* MentorArchetype: Belone is a retired company psychologist. In the past, he was fired because he was gay. When he sees that Pignon is going to commit suicide, he decides to help him and he devises a plan to prevent him from being fired. Pignon constantly asks him for advice.


* AccidentalPervert: Pignon falls asleep in the office. Mademoiselle Bertrand starts removing his shirt because she would like to check if he has the same tattoo as on the doctored photograph. Pignon wakes up and he thinks that she was going to rape him.

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* AccidentalPervert: Pignon falls asleep in the office. Mademoiselle Bertrand starts removing his shirt because she would like to check if he has the same tattoo as on the doctored photograph. Pignon wakes up when a watchman walk in, and he thinks that she was going to rape him.


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* InterruptedIntimacy: {{Zigzagged|Trope}}. A watchman walks in when Mademoiselle Bertrand starts removing Pignon's shirt, but they [[NotWhatItLooksLike were not going to have sex]]. Pignon was asleep (he wakes up when the watchman walks in) and Mademoiselle Bertrand was removing his shirt because she wanted to check if he had the same tattoo as on the doctored photograph.

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