Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Main / SlumberPartyPloy

Go To



* In ''Manga/ShesMyKnight'', when Nikaido and Miyoshi find Mogami and Ichinose [[NotWhatItLooksLike embracing in the gym shed]] long after school ended, they suggest telling their parents that Ichinose is at Miyoshi's house and Mogami is at Nikaido's.



** The Animorphs eventually stopped using this in favor of getting the [[RobotBuddy Chee]] (who can create incredibly advanced holograms) to fill in for them. The main difference is that the Chee are better-behaved than the Animorphs.

to:

** The Animorphs eventually stopped using this in favor of getting the [[RobotBuddy Chee]] (who can create incredibly advanced holograms) to fill in for them. The main difference is that [[PreferableImpersonator the Chee are better-behaved than the Animorphs.Animorphs]].


* In the season ten finale of ''Series/CriminalMinds,'' Kate's niece Meg and her friend Markayla do this so that they can sneak out to meet a hot boy they've been chatting with online... who turns out to be a serial-killer-victim trafficking ring. Kate and Markayla's mother's reactions (before the whole trafficking reveal) indicate that they've done this sort of thing before. Or at least that they're GenreSavvy enough to recognize the ploy.

to:

* ''Series/CriminalMinds'':
**
In the season ten finale of ''Series/CriminalMinds,'' finale, Kate's niece Meg and her friend Markayla do this so that they can sneak out to meet a hot boy they've been chatting with online... who turns out to be a serial-killer-victim trafficking ring. Kate and Markayla's mother's reactions (before the whole trafficking reveal) indicate that they've done this sort of thing before. Or at least that they're GenreSavvy enough to recognize the ploy.
** One episode had a quartet of boys pull this, even leaving their cell phones at the appropriate house, in order to investigate a local legend. Their parents don't find out until no one shows up in the morning.



to:

* The ''WesternAnimation/DCSuperHeroGirls'' episode "#[=SoulSisters=]" has Barbara pull this to keep her father from noticing that the villains they were stashing had their souls stolen. And once they found out, [[LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain they immediately decided to forget it ever happened]].



to:

* ''Series/SavedByTheBell'':
** One episode has Zack, Slater and Screech having a slumber party over at the former's house in order to sneak out to an over-18 club called "The Attic". Zack's mother eventually finds out what was happening and punished all three of them.
** The "All in the Mall" episode has the gang (sans Jessie) camping out at the mall to buy Music/{{U2}} tickets. While Zack connects a plan for them to call each other's parents and say they're sleeping over at the other one's house, they would all share a tent in a sporting goods store. Unlike the other time, they weren't caught, [[HumiliationConga but still had to deal with plenty of other hijinks.]]


* On ''WesternAnimation/KenanAndKel'', The two get stuck near the top of the CS Tower, and both realize that their parents won't know where they are since Kel told his parents he was staying over at Kenan's, and Kenan told his parents that he was staying over at Kel's.

to:

* On ''WesternAnimation/KenanAndKel'', ''Series/KenanAndKel'', The two get stuck near the top of the CS Tower, and both realize that their parents won't know where they are since Kel told his parents he was staying over at Kenan's, and Kenan told his parents that he was staying over at Kel's.
* In the season ten finale of ''Series/CriminalMinds,'' Kate's niece Meg and her friend Markayla do this so that they can sneak out to meet a hot boy they've been chatting with online... who turns out to be a serial-killer-victim trafficking ring. Kate and Markayla's mother's reactions (before the whole trafficking reveal) indicate that they've done this sort of thing before. Or at least that they're GenreSavvy enough to recognize the ploy.

Added DiffLines:

* In ‘’ComicBook/UltimateXmen’’ Kitty is introduced about to attempt this with two friends with each saying they’re sleeping over at each other’s houses. Her mom isn’t fooled and already knew she was trying to sneak out to a boy’s pool party.


** The Animorphs eventually stopped using this in favor of getting the [[RobotBuddy Chee]] (who can create incredibly advanced holograms) to fill in for them.

to:

** The Animorphs eventually stopped using this in favor of getting the [[RobotBuddy Chee]] (who can create incredibly advanced holograms) to fill in for them. The main difference is that the Chee are better-behaved than the Animorphs.


* In one of the "BabySittersClub" books, the characters do this in order to find out who sent a mysterious necklace. Subverted in that [[spoiler:they eventually do hold a slumber party]].

to:

* In one of the "BabySittersClub" ''Literature/TheBabySittersClub'' books, the characters do this in order to find out who sent a mysterious necklace. Subverted in that [[spoiler:they eventually do hold a slumber party]].



to:

* In ''Literature/TheLancelotClosesAtFive'', Abby and Hutch tell their parents their sleeping over at each other's house, while they're really spending the night in a model house, the titular Lancelot.


* Early in ''Webcomic/JuvenileDiversion'', [[http://juvenilediversion.comicgenesis.com/d/20060908.html the boys used the "round robin" plot]].

to:

* Early in ''Webcomic/JuvenileDiversion'', [[http://juvenilediversion.comicgenesis.com/d/20060908.html the boys used the "round robin" plot]].
plot.]]


* The Flea in ''ComicBook/PS238'', [[http://nodwick.humor.gamespy.com/ps238/comics/index.php?date=2011-02-07 here.]]

to:

%% * The Flea in ''ComicBook/PS238'', [[http://nodwick.humor.gamespy.com/ps238/comics/index.php?date=2011-02-07 here.]]
%% Dead link


* In a ''HeyArnold'' episode where Helga got locked in Arnold's closet and couldn't leave without being seen (long story), she called Phoebe on a cell phone and told her to call her parents and tell them Helga was sleeping over at Phoebe's.

to:

* In a ''HeyArnold'' ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' episode where Helga got locked in Arnold's closet and couldn't leave without being seen (long story), she called Phoebe on a cell phone and told her to call her parents and tell them Helga was sleeping over at Phoebe's.


* On ''{{Skins}}'', Pandora's mother is the [[OnlySaneMan one parent]] who seems to be concerned about how drugs and sex will impact her daughter. Pandora gets around this by telling her mother she's staying over at Effy's house every time she's getting up to some bad behavior.

to:

* On ''{{Skins}}'', ''Series/{{Skins}}'', Pandora's mother is the [[OnlySaneMan one parent]] who seems to be concerned about how drugs and sex will impact her daughter. Pandora gets around this by telling her mother she's staying over at Effy's house every time she's getting up to some bad behavior.


[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

to:

[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]
Manga]]




to:

* In ''Manga/MyLoveStory'', Yamato's mother calls friends to ask if she's with them since she hadn't come home yet. As far as her friends knew, Yamato was last seen on a date with her boyfriend Takeo. They assume that Yamato and Takeo are spending the night together and immediately invoke this trope to cover for her.



to:

* The Flea in ''ComicBook/PS238'', [[http://nodwick.humor.gamespy.com/ps238/comics/index.php?date=2011-02-07 here.]]



* The Flea in ''PS238'', [[http://nodwick.humor.gamespy.com/ps238/comics/index.php?date=2011-02-07 here.]]

to:

* The Flea in ''PS238'', [[http://nodwick.humor.gamespy.com/ps238/comics/index.php?date=2011-02-07 here.]]

Showing 15 edit(s) of 38

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report