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** Eddie isn't much better. Unable to prepare brandy butter for the Christmas pudding, he instead concocts ''vodka margarine'' -- with a couple of cans of hairspray for extra flammability.

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** Eddie isn't much better. Unable to prepare brandy butter for the Christmas pudding, he instead concocts ''vodka margarine'' -- with a couple of cans of hairspray for extra flammability.

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* {{Joke of the Butt}}: The title was specifically chosen to {{invoke|d trope}} this.


* StockYuck: The traditional British joke about Brussels Sprouts for Christmas.

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* StockYuck: The traditional British joke about Brussels Sprouts for Christmas. Now the trope page quote.

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--->'''Richie:''' Yes, they were a bit... ''frisky''...
** And the hangover cure made of 7 raw eggs, washing up liquid, Domestos, Jif and ant spray.

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--->'''Richie:''' Yes, they were a bit... ''frisky''...
''frisky''.
** And the aforementioned hangover cure made of 7 raw eggs, washing up liquid, Domestos, Jif and ant spray.

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* TheHandIsGod: In "Hole", Richie and Eddie are saved from falling off a Ferris wheel by God, depicted as a giant hand. (Which then vanishes when they realise they don't actually believe in Him).


%% * GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the future, please check the trope page to make sure your example fits the current definition.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Possibly subverted with the live shows since they are able to get away with it.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Possibly subverted with GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the live shows since they are able future, please check the trope page to get away with it.make sure your example fits the current definition.


* [[DoubleTake Double Triple Take]]: In the old page pic, Eddie's ReactionShot is just ten seconds of him flicking his eyes ''up'' at Richie and ''down'' at Richie's new swimming trunks, trying to reconcile what he's seeing with the person it's attached to.

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* [[DoubleTake Double Triple Take]]: In the old page pic, DoubleTake: Eddie's ReactionShot is just ten seconds of him flicking his eyes ''up'' at Richie and ''down'' at Richie's new swimming trunks, trying to reconcile what he's seeing with the person it's attached to.


* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: Combined with AnachronismStew in ''Contest''. The show is supposed to be set somewhere between the 1970s and the early 1990s (when the show aired), and yet £11.80 is a) too much savings to stay on the dole, and b) supposed to last up to two months.

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* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: Combined with AnachronismStew in ''Contest''. The show is supposed to be set somewhere between the 1970s and the early 1990s (when the show aired), and yet £11.80 is a) too much savings to stay on the dole, and b) supposed to last them for up to two months.

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* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: Combined with AnachronismStew in ''Contest''. The show is supposed to be set somewhere between the 1970s and the early 1990s (when the show aired), and yet £11.80 is a) too much savings to stay on the dole, and b) supposed to last up to two months.

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* RhetoricalQuestionBlunder: When Richie asks Eddie where his romance and sense of adventure is, Eddie replies that they work in Sketchleys and live in Chiswick respectively.


* CityShoutOuts: In one of the Live stage shows, taped in Southend, Eddie claims to have been born in Southend. "Whyever did you leave?" cries Richie. "I found the railway station," replies Eddie. Later on during an ad-lib storm Rik Mayall drops out of character to say something along the lines of, "Let's hurry up and get back to the script or we'll never get out of fucking Southend!"

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* CityShoutOuts: In one of the Live stage shows, taped in Southend, Southampton, Eddie claims to have been born in Southend. "Whyever Southampton. "Why did you ever leave?" cries Richie. "I found the railway station," replies Eddie. Later on during an ad-lib storm Rik Mayall drops out of character to say something along the lines of, "Let's hurry up and get back to the script or we'll never get out of fucking Southend!"South-fucking-ampton!"


* FireBreathingDiner: They turn this trope into Fire ''Farting'' Diner thanks to Richie's "sprouts (of ''evil'') mexicain."

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* FireBreathingDiner: They turn this trope into Fire ''Farting'' Diner thanks to Richie's "sprouts "Sprouts (of ''evil'') mexicain.Mexicain."


** In the second Bottom Live stage show, he claims in a letter to the Queen to be an "Old soldier who during the war fought a desperate rearguard action in Burma."

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** In the second Bottom Live stage show, he claims in a letter to the Queen to be an "Old soldier who who, during the war war, fought a desperate rearguard action in Burma."" Though in this instance, Richie tries to save face.

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