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* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': In "Brian Sings & Swings", Stewie ponders hanging out with Creator/DwayneJohnson [[NoodleIncident again]] if Brian dies.
-->'''Creator/DonLaFontaine''': One's a baby. And the other's... Black... [[AmbiguouslyBrown I think... At least... part-Black... or... Hispanic...]] Y'know, I think there might possibly be some Filipino in there, yeah, possibly some Filipino. I mean, if he's... if he's Black, it's definitely... diluted... I mean... one of his parents must be white. What the hell is Creator/JessicaAlba for that matter? If I were 40 years younger, I'd plow that 'til next July.

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* ''Radio/WelcomeToOurVillagePleaseInvadeCarefully'': One's a teenager with no goals in life beyond getting intoxicated on a regular basis, one's a charity worker who's old enough to be the first one's mother (though she doesn't like people pointing it out). Together, they put up a comically ineffective resistance to their alien oppressors!
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* ''Fanfic/PsychedelicEpiphanySeries'': ''Psychadelic'': The style of the short description:
--> One is a cosmically aware eco-friendly drifter. One is a reformed chaotic manifestation still adjusting to society. Together, they bake brownies, save worlds, and get to know each other!
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* ''Literature/BloodBooks'': She's a star detective who's lost her night vision and is going blind. He's a vampire, bastard son of Henry VIII, who writes romance novels. Together, [[TheyFightCrime they fight supernatural threats and protect the innocent.]]


* ''Series/BloodTies:'' She's a Canadian police detective who is slowly losing her sight. He's a vampire. They fight crime!

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* ''Series/BloodTies:'' She's a Canadian police detective who is slowly losing her sight. He's a vampire.vampire, son of a king, who writes bodice-rippers. They fight crime!


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* ''Series/AlienNation'': One's an everyday human cop, one's an alien refugee cop. Naturally, TheyFightCrime!

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* ''Film/AlienNation'' pairs a human cop with an alien cop...naturally, TheyFightCrime! Mostly used as an allegory for racism.


* From ''Film/KentuckyFriedMovie'': "She was six feet of Black dynamite. He was a short, Hasidic Jew... Samuel L Bronkowitz presents Cleopatra Schwartz..."

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* From ''Film/KentuckyFriedMovie'': ''Film/TheKentuckyFriedMovie'': "She was six feet of Black dynamite. He was a short, Hasidic Jew... Samuel L Bronkowitz presents Cleopatra Schwartz..."

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* From ''Film/KentuckyFriedMovie'': "She was six feet of Black dynamite. He was a short, Hasidic Jew... Samuel L Bronkowitz presents Cleopatra Schwartz..."


* ''WebVideo/AgentsOfCracked''. One's a [[ManChild mentally-unfortunate]], [[CrazyAwesome possibly magic]], [[AnythingThatMoves pansexual]] [[BunnyEarsLawyer judge]] with HammerSpace, the other is... [[OnlySaneMan pretty]] [[TheChewToy much]] [[ButtMonkey Charlie]] [[{{Adorkable}} Brown]]. Together, ''[[MundaneMadeAwesome They Write Jokes!]]''

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* ''WebVideo/AgentsOfCracked''. One's a [[ManChild mentally-unfortunate]], [[CrazyAwesome possibly magic]], [[AnythingThatMoves pansexual]] [[BunnyEarsLawyer judge]] with HammerSpace, the other is... [[OnlySaneMan pretty]] [[TheChewToy much]] [[ButtMonkey Charlie]] [[{{Adorkable}} Charlie Brown]]. Together, ''[[MundaneMadeAwesome They Write Jokes!]]''


Many TV shows are based around a HighConcept -- a simple, intriguing premise that can be explained in one or two sentences -- a "hook" which attracts the interest of everyone from producers to advertisers to viewers. One very common way to get a build a high concept is to take two characters who are very different from each other, quirky, or somehow odd, and then team them up to accomplish some objective. In 'the Biz' this is called a "Wunza plot". Put in its simplest form, a Wunza Plot is "One's a [X]; one's a [Y]. Together they [Objective Z]" [[note]]Hence, the name: "One's a" = "Wunza"[[/note]]

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Many TV shows are based around a HighConcept -- a simple, intriguing premise that can be explained in one or two sentences -- a "hook" which attracts the interest of everyone from producers to advertisers to viewers. One very common way to get a build a high concept is to take two characters who are very different from each other, quirky, or somehow odd, and then team them up to accomplish some objective. In 'the Biz' this is called a "Wunza plot". Put in its simplest form, So-named by Creator/RogerEbert, a Wunza Plot is "One's a [X]; one's a [Y]. Together they [Objective Z]" [[note]]Hence, the name: "One's a" = "Wunza"[[/note]]


See also InAWorld. Compare and contrast with OddCouple. A necessary ingredient of TheyFightCrime. Not to be confused with KudzuPlot.

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See also InAWorld. Compare and contrast with OddCouple. A necessary ingredient of TheyFightCrime. (especially when combined with CopAndScientist) for TheyFightCrime Not to be confused with KudzuPlot.


* ''Series/{{Psych}}'': A devious young man with uncanny detective skills ''pretends to be psychic'' in order to solve mysteries. With his [[BlackAndNerdy nerdy]], put-upon BlackBestFriend.

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* ''Series/{{Psych}}'': A devious young man with uncanny detective skills ''pretends to be psychic'' in order to solve mysteries. With his [[BlackAndNerdy nerdy]], put-upon BlackBestFriend.TokenBlackFriend.


* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': She's a bold rabbit police officer who wants to prove herself. He's a cunning fox ConArtist. Together, they solve a mystery of a missing otter and later [[spoiler: thwart a conspiracy intent on inflaming historic tensions between predator and prey for political power.]]

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Zootopia}}'': She's a bold rabbit police officer who wants to prove herself. He's a cunning fox ConArtist. Together, they solve a mystery of a missing otter and later [[spoiler: thwart a conspiracy intent on inflaming historic tensions between predator and prey for political power.]]


* The Gotrek and Felix novels, set in the ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' world, began life in very much this way. One's a massively-muscled, shaven-headed, axe-wielding Dwarf in search of a glorious death, the other's a ne'er-do-well poet, minor political agitator and the son of an Altdorf wool merchant. Together they fight... well, anything and everything they can really - glorious deaths are hard to find when you're as good at fighting as Gotrek Gurnisson. The only thing keeping them together, or so Felix says, is a drunken oath Felix swore many years ago to record Gotrek's doom in an epic poem (and Dwarfs take both oathing and drinking very, very seriously). In fact Felix often muses on the situation he's found himself in, and wonders whether he really could go back to a different life if Gotrek did eventually meet his doom, so long have they been adventuring together.

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* The Gotrek and Felix Literature/GotrekAndFelix novels, set in the ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' world, began life in very much this way. One's a massively-muscled, shaven-headed, axe-wielding Dwarf in search of a glorious death, the other's a ne'er-do-well poet, minor political agitator and the son of an Altdorf wool merchant. Together they fight... well, anything and everything they can really - glorious deaths are hard to find when you're as good at fighting as Gotrek Gurnisson. The only thing keeping them together, or so Felix says, is a drunken oath Felix swore many years ago to record Gotrek's doom in an epic poem (and Dwarfs take both oathing and drinking very, very seriously). In fact Felix often muses on the situation he's found himself in, and wonders whether he really could go back to a different life if Gotrek did eventually meet his doom, so long have they been adventuring together.


* ''ComicBook/HeroesForHire'': A (black) Harlem street fighter who's bullet-proof and a (white) multi-millionaire who's been classically trained in Kung-Fu. Together, TheyFightCrime (for hire)!

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* ''ComicBook/HeroesForHire'': [[ComicBook/LukeCageHeroForHire A (black) Harlem street fighter who's bullet-proof bullet-proof]] and [[ComicBook/ImmortalIronFist a (white) multi-millionaire who's been classically trained in Kung-Fu.Kung-Fu]]. Together, TheyFightCrime (for hire)!

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