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* '''Subverted''': Alice's number is 552-4673.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Alice's number is 552-4673.



* '''Double Subverted''': But, as it later turns out, Alice made a mistake when writing her number down.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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But, as it later turns out, Alice made a mistake when writing her number down.


* '''Exaggerated''': Even phone numbers for [[ProductPlacement companies that exist in]] RealLife begin with 555

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
** Alice's number is 555-5555.
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Even phone numbers for [[ProductPlacement companies that exist in]] RealLife begin with 555


* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???"We don't want to accidentally have someone's number on the show!"



* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???The producers buy phone numbers for the purpose of safely using them on the show.

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** A character is given a 555 number, but it turns out that it's a fake number.


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** The real number also begins with 555.


* '''Justified''': This only occurs in one particular town, and only happens to make it easier to remember phone numbers

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* '''Justified''': This only occurs [[EverytownAmerica in one particular town, town]], and only happens to make it easier to remember phone numbers


* '''Exaggerated''': ???

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* '''Exaggerated''': ???Even phone numbers for [[ProductPlacement companies that exist in]] RealLife begin with 555



* '''Justified''': ???
* '''Inverted''': Everyone's phone number ''ends'' with 5555 in the show's universe.

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* '''Justified''': ???
This only occurs in one particular town, and only happens to make it easier to remember phone numbers
* '''Inverted''': Everyone's phone number ''ends'' with 5555 555 in the show's universe.


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* '''Averted''': Nobody's phone number starts with 555 in the show.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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Nobody's phone number starts with 555 in the show.
** Telephones don't exist in the
show.


* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???The creators of the show don't wish to be held responsible for any prank calls resulting from the phone numbers given in the show.


* '''Downplayed''': 555 is only one of the phone number exchanges used in the show's universe

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* '''Downplayed''': 555 is only one of the phone number exchanges used in the show's universeuniverse.


* '''Downplayed''': 555 is only one of the exchanged used in the show's universe

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* '''Downplayed''': 555 is only one of the exchanged phone number exchanges used in the show's universe

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'''Basic Trope''': Fictional phone numbers have "555" at the beginning.
* '''Straight''': Alice's number is 555-4673.
* '''Exaggerated''': ???
* '''Downplayed''': 555 is only one of the exchanged used in the show's universe
* '''Justified''': ???
* '''Inverted''': Everyone's phone number ''ends'' with 5555 in the show's universe.
* '''Subverted''': Alice's number is 552-4673.
* '''Double Subverted''': But, as it later turns out, Alice made a mistake when writing her number down.
* '''Parodied''': Alice's number is 555-555-5555.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Some of the numbers in the show start with 555, while others don't.
* '''Averted''': Nobody's phone number starts with 555 in the show.
* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': "Mommy, why do phone numbers always start with 555?"
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': "Do all the phone numbers in Canada start with 555, too?"
* '''Conversed''': "Why do fictional phone numbers always start with 555?"
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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