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* '''Reconstructed''': [[WeWillNotHaveAppendixesInTheFuture Humanity has evolved past the needs for digestive and urinary systems]], and there for, don't have any reason to use bathrooms.

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* '''Reconstructed''': [[WeWillNotHaveAppendixesInTheFuture Humanity has evolved past the needs for digestive and urinary systems]], and there for, therefore, don't have any reason to use bathrooms.


* '''Invoked''': The characters all drink a potion that makes them not need to use toilets.
* '''Exploited''': The BigBad [[KickTheDog causes all the bathrooms to become unusable for some reason]].

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
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The characters all drink a potion that makes them not need to use toilets.
* '''Exploited''':
toilets.
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The BigBad [[KickTheDog causes all the bathrooms to become unusable for some reason]]. reason]].
* '''Exploited''': Since nobody poops, the characters have more time to do things that would have otherwise been wasted by bathroom breaks, they also have less chance on missing out on things, and they can have babies without having to resort to TheDiaperChange. And nobody has to worry that pools are contaminated by people PuttingThePeeInPool, because they don't pee!



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* '''Averted''': Characters are seen using bathrooms regularly, and it is occasionally a major plot point.

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* '''Averted''': Characters are seen using bathrooms regularly, and it is occasionally a major plot [[BathroomBreakout occasionally]] [[TheCanKickedHim a]] [[PottyEmergency major]] [[EmbarrassingDampSheets plot]] [[ToiletHumor point.]]


** It's a GrossOutShow.

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** It's a GrossOutShow.GrossOutShow with poop and pee in it.



** [[DeconstructiveParody Everyone suffers from constipation.]]

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** [[DeconstructiveParody Everyone suffers from constipation.]]]] [[note]] As for why they don't pee, that is a mystery [[/note]]



* '''Invoked''': The characters all eat oatmeal with peanut butter mixed in... Which is delicious, but is also akin to pouring concrete down one's GI tract, [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre If You Know What I Mean]].

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* '''Invoked''': The characters all eat oatmeal with peanut butter mixed in... Which is delicious, but is also akin drink a potion that makes them not need to pouring concrete down one's GI tract, [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre If You Know What I Mean]].use toilets.



* '''Discussed''': "Hey, don't they ever stop for a bathroom break?"
* '''Conversed''': "Why in the world would you even care about that?"
* '''Deconstructed''': Not pooping turns out to be a symptom of some sort of disease.

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* '''Discussed''': "Hey, don't they we ever stop for a bathroom break?"
break?" "We just never seem to need to."
* '''Conversed''': "Why in "How come people on TV don't use the world would you even care about that?"
bathroom?" "They must do it off screen."
* '''Deconstructed''': Not pooping or peeing turns out to be a symptom of some sort of disease.



%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???

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** It's a GrossOutShow.


* '''Played For Drama''': The plot is trying to find the bathroom.

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* '''Played For Drama''': The plot is trying to find TheHero dies because he never used the bathroom.toilet.

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* '''Reconstructed''': [[WeWillNotHaveAppendixesInTheFuture Humanity has evolved past the needs for digestive and urinary systems]], and there for, don't have any reason to use bathrooms.


** [[{{Pleasantville}} Bathrooms exist, but they do not contain toilets.]]

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** [[{{Pleasantville}} [[Film/{{Pleasantville}} Bathrooms exist, but they do not contain toilets.]]


** Evidence shows that bathrooms exist, but they do not contain toilets.

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** Evidence shows that bathrooms [[{{Pleasantville}} Bathrooms exist, but they do not contain toilets.]]


* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???No mention is made, but bathrooms are clearly marked, extras are seen walking in and out of them, and a main character can be seen with toilet paper.


* '''Played Straight''': During the course of the series, no mention is made of a character using the bathroom.
* '''Exaggerated''': No evidence suggests that bathrooms exist!

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* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': During the course of the series, no mention is made of a character using the bathroom.
* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
**
No evidence suggests that bathrooms exist!



* '''Justified''': Bathrooms and related bodily functions are not relevant to the story.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
**
Bathrooms and related bodily functions are not relevant to the story.



* '''Inverted''': A character is shown explicitly taking a dump mid-story.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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A character is shown explicitly taking a dump mid-story.



* '''Subverted''': A bathroom is seen

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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A bathroom is seen



* '''Double Subverted''': But no one is seen using it.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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But no one is seen using it.



*** Or the satisfied look on his face is the result of getting some [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre action]] in the bathroom with a LoveInterest...or [[ADateWithRosiePalms himself.]]
* '''Deconstructed''': Not pooping turns out to be a symptom of some sort of disease.
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Parodied''': [[DeconstructiveParody Everyone suffers from constipation.]]

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*** ** Or the satisfied look on his face is the result of getting some [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre action]] in the bathroom with a LoveInterest...or [[ADateWithRosiePalms himself.]]
* '''Deconstructed''': Not pooping turns out to be a symptom of some sort of disease.
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Parodied''':
'''Parodied''':
**
[[DeconstructiveParody Everyone suffers from constipation.]]



* '''Lampshaded''': * "Why do we have a toilet anyway?"

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* '''Lampshaded''': * "Why do we have a toilet anyway?"'''Zig Zagged''': ???



* '''Invoked''': The characters all eat oatmeal with peanut butter mixed in. (Which is delicious, but is also akin to pouring concrete down one's GI tract, [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre If You Know What I Mean]].)

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Why do we have a toilet anyway?"
* '''Invoked''': The characters all eat oatmeal with peanut butter mixed in. (Which in... Which is delicious, but is also akin to pouring concrete down one's GI tract, [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre If You Know What I Mean]].)Mean]].
* '''Exploited''': The BigBad [[KickTheDog causes all the bathrooms to become unusable for some reason]].



* '''Exploited''': The BigBad [[KickTheDog causes all the bathrooms to become unusable for some reason]].



* '''Deconstructed''': Not pooping turns out to be a symptom of some sort of disease.



* '''Played For Drama''': The plot is trying to find the bathroom.

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* '''Played For Drama''': The plot is trying to find the bathroom.bathroom.
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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** InAWorld without toilets, one man must suddenly confront a PottyEmergency.


* '''Enforced''': Let's face it: do we ''really'' want to see people doing [[ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow gross bodily functions]] that eat up major plot time?

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* '''Enforced''': Let's face it: do we ''really'' want to see people doing [[ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow [[TheseAreThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow gross bodily functions]] that eat up major plot time?


*** Or the satisfied look on his face is the result of getting some [[LampshadededDoubleEntendre action]] in the bathroom with a LoveInterest...or [[ADateWithRosiePalms himself.]]

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*** Or the satisfied look on his face is the result of getting some [[LampshadededDoubleEntendre [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre action]] in the bathroom with a LoveInterest...or [[ADateWithRosiePalms himself.]]


** All characters use the bathroom more often than prople do in real life.

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** All characters use the bathroom more often than prople people do in real life.



*** Or the satisfied look on his face is the result of getting some [[IfYouKnowWhatIMean action]] in the bathroom with a LoveInterest...or [[ADateWithRosiePalms himself.]]

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*** Or the satisfied look on his face is the result of getting some [[IfYouKnowWhatIMean [[LampshadededDoubleEntendre action]] in the bathroom with a LoveInterest...or [[ADateWithRosiePalms himself.]]



* '''Invoked''': The characters all eat oatmeal with peanut butter mixed in. (Which is delicious, but is also akin to pouring concrete down one's GI tract, IfYouKnowWhatIMean.)

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* '''Invoked''': The characters all eat oatmeal with peanut butter mixed in. (Which is delicious, but is also akin to pouring concrete down one's GI tract, IfYouKnowWhatIMean.[[LampshadedDoubleEntendre If You Know What I Mean]].)

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