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* CantHoldHisLiquor: Mr Winterbottom. Technically speaking, he didn't really drink that much, but judging by James' playing, it only took him three toasts to [[LargeHam ham up]] seriously and four to get an AlcoholHic (unless it's actually James hiccing "out-of-character").


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** Everyone assumes that the sketch ends with James and Miss Sophie going upstairs to have sex, especially with James' wink at the end. [[WordOfSaintPaul The families of the actors have firmly denied this]].[[invoked]]
** At one point, James drinks from a vase of flowers instead of a glass, and then groans "I'll kill that cat". Said cat probably marked his or her territory there.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** Everyone assumes that
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 sketch ends with James and Miss Sophie going upstairs to have sex, especially with James' wink at future, please check the end. [[WordOfSaintPaul The families of trope page to make sure your example fits the actors have firmly denied this]].[[invoked]]
** At one point, James drinks from a vase of flowers instead of a glass, and then groans "I'll kill that cat". Said cat probably marked his or her territory there.
current definition.


** In a way, Admiral von Schneider's heel-clicking. The first two times James performs it, he accidentally ends up hurting his ankle and hobbling around briefly. By the fourth toast, his co-ordination is so impaired he swings his whole leg instead... and misses, so he doesn't hurt his ankle this time.



'''James:''' ''[sings]'' '' # Sugar in the morning...''

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'''James:''' ''[sings]'' '' # Sugar in the morning...'' #''


!! ''Dinner for One'' provides examples of:

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!! ''Dinner for One'' provides examples of:"By the way, the same tropes as last year, Miss Sophie?" "The same tropes as ''every'' year, James."


* FridgeBrilliance: Out of the four courses, it's the '''chicken''' that goes flying (after one of James' stumbles on the tiger's skull).


* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: Freddie Frinton despised the Germans. Thus, he refused to say Admiral von Schneider's one word, "Prost!" ("Cheers!") ([[SequenceBreaking until he finally says it as Mr. Pommeroy's dessert toast]]). They found a compromise by having Frinton say the same word in Norwegian: "Skøl!"

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* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: Freddie Frinton despised the Germans. Thus, he refused to say Admiral von Schneider's one word, "Prost!" ("Cheers!") ([[SequenceBreaking ([[SubvertedTrope until he finally says it as Mr. Pommeroy's dessert toast]]). They found a compromise by having Frinton say the same word in Norwegian: "Skøl!"


* NonSequiturThud: Well, no thud, but when it comes to Mr Winterbottom's third toast of the evening (James' ''twelfth''):

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* NonSequiturThud: Well, no thud, but when NonSequitur: When it comes to Mr Winterbottom's third toast of the evening (James' ''twelfth''):


* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: Freddie Frinton despised the Germans. Thus, he refused to say Admiral von Schneider's one word, "Prost!" ("Cheers!") (until he finally says it as Mr. Pomeroy's dessert toast). They found a compromise by having Frinton say the same word in Norwegian: "Skøl!"

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* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: Freddie Frinton despised the Germans. Thus, he refused to say Admiral von Schneider's one word, "Prost!" ("Cheers!") (until ([[SequenceBreaking until he finally says it as Mr. Pomeroy's Pommeroy's dessert toast).toast]]). They found a compromise by having Frinton say the same word in Norwegian: "Skøl!"


* NonSequiturThud: Well, no thud, but when it comes to Mr Winterbottom's third toast of the evening (James' ''twelveth''):

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* NonSequiturThud: Well, no thud, but when it comes to Mr Winterbottom's third toast of the evening (James' ''twelveth''): ''twelfth''):


* NonSequiturThud: Well, no thud, but when it comes to Mr Winterbottom's third toast of the evening (James' ''twelth''):

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* NonSequiturThud: Well, no thud, but when it comes to Mr Winterbottom's third toast of the evening (James' ''twelth''): ''twelveth''):


* NonSequiturThud: Well, no thud, but when it comes to Mr Winterbottom's third toast of the evening (James' ''eighth''):

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* NonSequiturThud: Well, no thud, but when it comes to Mr Winterbottom's third toast of the evening (James' ''eighth''): ''twelth''):


* FridgeBrillance: Out of the four courses, it's the '''chicken''' that goes flying (after one of James' stumbles on the tiger's skull).

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* FridgeBrillance: FridgeBrilliance: Out of the four courses, it's the '''chicken''' that goes flying (after one of James' stumbles on the tiger's skull).


* FridgeBonus: Out of the four courses, it's the '''chicken''' that goes flying (after one of James' stumbles on the tiger's skull).

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* FridgeBonus: FridgeBrillance: Out of the four courses, it's the '''chicken''' that goes flying (after one of James' stumbles on the tiger's skull).


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodSandwich: Downplayed with Miss Sophie, who can be seen eating while James is busy serving the drinks, but considering the short time it's unlikely she finished her food.[[note]] Then again, she is an elderly woman: it's possible she had a small appetite, also because James' question "I trust
[[/note]]. Averted for James, who drinks for four (five if you consider Sir Toby always wants his cup filled to the brim).

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodSandwich: Downplayed with Miss Sophie, who can be seen eating while James is busy serving the drinks, but considering the short time it's unlikely she finished her food.[[note]] Then again, she is an elderly woman: it's possible she had a small appetite, and also because James' question "I trust
[[/note]].
trust you're feeling better?" implies she had been under the weather previously.[[/note]] Averted for James, who drinks for four (five if you consider Sir Toby always wants his cup filled to the brim).


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodSandwich: Downplayed with Miss Sophie, who can be seen eating while James is busy serving the drinks, but considering the short time it's unlikely she finished her plate. [[note]] Then again, she is an elderly woman: it's possible she had a small appetite, also because James' question "I trust
you're feeling better?" implies she had been under the weather previously.[[/note]] Averted for James, who drinks for four (five if you consider Sir Toby always wants his cup filled to the brim).

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodSandwich: Downplayed with Miss Sophie, who can be seen eating while James is busy serving the drinks, but considering the short time it's unlikely she finished her plate. food.[[note]] Then again, she is an elderly woman: it's possible she had a small appetite, also because James' question "I trust
you're feeling better?" implies she had been under the weather previously.[[/note]] [[/note]]. Averted for James, who drinks for four (five if you consider Sir Toby always wants his cup filled to the brim).

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