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Fridge Brilliance

  • The Teacher chasing Mono and Six through the vents after she hears them while playing piano. As she is seen writing down what she is playing, it's possible she was composing a piece and is furious that her train of thought was interrupted when Mono opened the hatch.
  • The Teacher not chasing you at the end could be due to the fact that she loses sight of you so she gives up. However, her eyes seem a bit cloudy, possibly hinting that her sight isn't that great so that's why when she tries to look for Mono when he's climbing the pile of books she has to look really closely before giving up on her search.
    • Also the only other time she actively chases Mono and grabs him successfully is when he accidentally makes a sound, alerting the Teacher on generally where she should strike.
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  • Before the game dropped, the doctor was said to be giving the people of the Pale City enhancements and they came voluntarily. Later on, you see how the city has warped the figure of the people living there. No wonder they want and willingly go for the surgery.
  • One of the girl bullies can be seen past a gate with a key Mono and Six need to advance and she's turning it into a dead frog. Now, this may just be the bullies abusing animals since a bully earlier in the level was cruelly cutting up the frog's insides. However, one of the toys around is a wind-up frog toy, and the girl bully likely not really noticing much of a difference was trying to wind up the frog with the key to play with it.
  • Mono and the Thin Man have many similarities to one another, from their ability to warp through televisions to both being the only characters wearing hats. Mono's collectibles mainly being hats may be a nod towards his unfortunate future. Mono is also the only child character who has his face visible unlike Six and the others before him. This could hint towards the Thin Man actually being a grown-up Mono who's trying to stop his cycle of saving Six and being ultimately betrayed from happening again.
    • There's also the fact that as the Thin Man chases Mono, some moments, he actually pauses to watch as Mono struggles to escape him, like he's merely chasing Mono away from something and not outright going after him.
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  • Mono's name could stand for his monotone color scheme or his ultimate fate of being left alone and abandoned by Six. But given the theme of televisions in the game and his power to manipulate them, it could also stand for Mono, as in the TV audio setting.
  • Why does the Doctor crawl on the ceiling? We can see how he creates and animates the mannequins in the hospital, he is giving "life" to them, as if he was some kind of God. Where do people tend to look when they are praying, thinking, or trying to speak to God? They look up to the sky, or, in this case, to the ceiling.
  • Multiple origins are given for why the Patients went to the Hospital, from being bored to “looking in the mirror and hating what stared back.” At first, this seems odd considering no other character or even group (Bullies, Viewers, etc.) has multiple origins. Then, you realize that both the stories are correct, as they are meant to be the general reasons most of the patients came to the Doctor.
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  • If you think about it the reason the teacher has a long pultruding neck is that it mirrors the lingering presence of a strict teacher who is always bending over looking over your shoulder to see how your behaving.

Fridge Horror

  • It's unclear how much Six suspected about Mono becoming the Thin Man, but every time he tries to go down the corridor to get to the door, Six is the one to pull him right back out of the television and cut off his connection.
  • How long had Mono been sitting in that chair that he eventually warped into the Thin Man? The secret ending shows Six exiting the screen likely only a few minutes after she let go of Mono, so it's likely for Mono that dimension is a Year Inside, Hour Outside.
    • Also, while Six may not have aged, she may have mentally been in the warped reality for a long time to be able to become that twisted creature that Mono had to fight in the end. Mono being unable to save her when the Thin Man came for her, and destroying her precious music box likely contributed to another few reasons as to why Six decided to abandon Mono in the end.
  • The Hunter, despite his intense isolation, has a house that could easily accommodate several people, most notably a dining room with a large table and at least three chairs. The surrounding area also has several smaller buildings, sheds, and walkways. Perhaps instead of first being his abode, one isolated family of (at least) four (Father, Mother, Grandmother, and Child) built their home in the forest and eventually became his first victims, a feat he immortalized through his skill in taxidermy.
    • Alternatively, he could have been a part of a group of murderers that shared blood ties that he eventually decided to kill and stuff, most likely For The Evulz.
    • The markings Six has made on the walls of her prison suggest the Hunter has locked her up for at least fifty days. He has provided her with a music box for entertainment. She demonstrates a knowledge of the Hunter's property while escaping with Mono. Was the Hunter not planning to kill her?
      • He sets up his stuffed corpses around the house in family poses - a family sitting around a table for dinner, and a grandmother knitting in the attic. Likewise he might be keeping Six around as his “daughter,” which would also explain why he’s so aggressive about chasing her and Mono down.
  • If you interpret the Thin Man as a future version of Mono, then that makes him hunting down Mono even more frightening. The very fact that getting caught by him results in a Game Over means that you probably die. In other words, the Thin Man isn't trying to warn Mono; he's trying to give himself a Mercy Kill!
  • If you believe the Thin Man is not Mono, but that Mono merely became the next Thin Man, then that's arguably even worse. This basically means that the tower transforms its tenant into a mindless entity with glitch powers by trapping them forever and slowly corrupting them. How do we know the old Thin Man wasn't some unfortunate guy or some unfortunate kid corrupted by the tower, like how Mono was?
  • Remember how the first game's DLC featured the Thin Man on a TV in a post-credits scene? Well, if you subscribe to the theory that this is all a prequel, then his presence in that teaser is actually worse in retrospect. If that teaser does take place after this game, that means the Thin Man/Mono isn't dead after that showdown in the city streets, he's still watching from inside the screen, and who's to say he isn't searching for Six...?
    • Or that Mono has become the new/replacement Thin Man and is trying to get out of the tower for his revenge ahead of schedule.
  • The behavior of the porcelain children in the school makes it very hard to sympathize with them, especially since they kidnap Six and constantly try to kill you. However, their situation is pretty grim regardless; the only authority they adhere to is the Teacher, who constantly "disciplines" them with physical punishment and intimidation. Their bad behavior and Lack of Empathy could be at least partially justified by her terrible treatment of them, as they have no other example to follow.
    • The porcelain children are seen causing an absolute ruckus during lunchtime (beating each other up, throwing food, dancing, etc). Now, compare this to how they act when in class with the teacher. The difference? When they are in class, there is nothing but pure dead silence as the Teacher stands at the front of the room.
    • The Teacher's school becomes more horrifying once you realize that she's seen putting together a body of a child. In other words, she likely is the one who built the porcelain children herself. Which makes the way how she scares, scolds, and beats them even more scary and sad. They are practically her own children.
    • The worst part? Unlike Mono and Six, the porcelain children are not really alive and likely don't age, which means that they'll likely never "graduate" and will spend their entire lives at the school.
    • The characters' descriptions explicitly describe that the Porcelain Children are incapable of kindness and declares them as unambiguously a bunch of little bastards. However, if the Teacher did create them all, that means she made them that way on purpose. Keeping in mind how much she loves "disciplining" her students, whose to say it wasn't with the intention to create excuses to punish them even more?
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