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* GettingSickDeliberately: A character tries to get themselves sick so that they can get out of an obligation.


Plots ''organize the action of an entire script. Most plots occupy a single {{episode|s}} or StoryArc. See also {{Plot}} for a basic definition.''

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Plots ''organize ''Plots organize the action of an entire script. Most plots occupy a single {{episode|s}} or StoryArc. See also {{Plot}} for a basic definition.''



* SeaAping: A child character buying a fictional counterpart of sea-monkeys, expecting the pets to have a civilization like they’re advertised to.

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* SeaAping: A child character buying a fictional counterpart of sea-monkeys, expecting the pets to have a civilization like they’re they're advertised to.


'''''Plots''''' ''organize the action of an entire script. Most plots occupy a single {{episode|s}} or StoryArc. See also {{Plot}} for a basic definition.''

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'''''Plots''''' Plots ''organize the action of an entire script. Most plots occupy a single {{episode|s}} or StoryArc. See also {{Plot}} for a basic definition.''

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* AgainstTheGrain: A character doesn't fulfil their expected role.

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* BandEpisode: The characters form a band or a musical group.


* DelayedFamilyAcceptance: A character's family member, or members has difficulty coming to terms with a revelation about that character.

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* DelayedFamilyAcceptance: A It's difficult for a character's family member, or members has difficulty coming member(s) to come to terms with a revelation about that character.



* ForScience: Doing anything no matter how unethical or bizarre for the sake of scientific progress.

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* ForScience: Doing anything anything, no matter how unethical or bizarre bizarre, for the sake of scientific progress.



* ForgivenessRequiresDeath: In order to be forgiven of their crimes, the character must die.

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* ForgivenessRequiresDeath: In order to be forgiven of for their crimes, the character must die.



* AFriendInNeed: A character who proves their loyalty and friendship by helping their friend when it would be easier not to and other people would not blame them for not doing so.

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* AFriendInNeed: A character who proves their loyalty and friendship by helping their friend when it would be easier not to and other people would not blame them for not doing so.



* TheGamePlaysYou: A seemingly harmless game that haunts or harms the player using it.

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* TheGamePlaysYou: A seemingly harmless game that haunts or harms the player using it.



* GenderNormativeParentPlot: A boy has an interest in a "girlish" hobby, his father pushes him to follow a "manly" one.

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* GenderNormativeParentPlot: A boy has an interest in a "girlish" hobby, and his father pushes him to follow a "manly" one.



* JigsawPuzzlePlot: A plot that's feed to the audience a little bit at a time.

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* JigsawPuzzlePlot: A plot that's feed fed to the audience a little bit at a time.



* PhysicalTherapyPlot: A character gets severly injured to the point of disability and begins physical therapy. The character tries to become mobile again by pushing themselves physically and mentally.

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* PhysicalTherapyPlot: A character gets severly severely injured to the point of disability and begins physical therapy. The character tries to become mobile again by pushing themselves physically and mentally.


* AsinineAlternateActivity: A character isn't allowed to do something they want, with a boring alternative offered instead.



* AsinineAlternateActivity: A character isn't allowed to do something they want, with a boring alternative offered instead.



* TheBreakfastPlot: A group of characters gets stuck together (on which may or may not be detention) and end up bonding.

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* TheBreakfastPlot: A group of characters gets stuck together (on which (in what may or may not be detention) and end up bonding.



* BrokenTreasure: A character's most prized possession is broken while they are away, and now the other characters have to fix it or replace it before the character gets back.



* BrokenTreasure: A character's most prized possession is broken while they are away, and now the other characters have to fix it or replace it before the character gets back.



* ChickenpoxEpisode: A character comes down with chickenpox (or a fantastic equivalent).

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* ChickenpoxEpisode: ChickenPoxEpisode: A character comes down with chickenpox chicken pox (or a fantastic equivalent).



* CinderellaPlot: Plots inspired by or parodying ''LIterature/{{Cinderella}}''.

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* CinderellaPlot: Plots inspired by or parodying ''LIterature/{{Cinderella}}''.''Literature/{{Cinderella}}''.

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* TalkShowAppearance: Protagonist(s) go on a talk show to resolve their issues, become fame or even to make a point. It never ends well.

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* RiseAndFallGangsterArc: A story arc that depicts a gangster rising to, and then falling from, power.


* CinderellaCircumstances: A child hero is demoted to a lower rank, usually a servant.

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* ApopheniaPlot: A character misinteprets a series of events and thinks they see a conspiracy where none exists.


* HotForStudent: A student and a teacher get into a romantic or sexual relationship. Highly inadvisable in RealLife.


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* TeacherStudentRomance: A student and a teacher get into a romantic or sexual relationship. Highly inadvisable in RealLife.

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* InternetSafetyAesop: A character does something irresponsible on the internet and has to deal with the repercussions.

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* AntiSchoolUniformsPlot: A group of students protest a newly installed rule requiring school uniforms.

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