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Fridge / Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

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Fridge Logic
  • The play lampshades some of the Fridge Logic in Hamlet, including that logically Hamlet should have inherited Denmark, that (in Hamlet) Rosencrantz and Guidenstern are interchangeable characters who don't seem to deserve their arbitrarily cruel and anticlimactic deaths, and that there's no obvious reason why the King of England would get involved in the situation in the first place.
    • England is a vassal state (so Hamlet must be set during Early Medieval ("Dark Ages"). The English King does what he is told.

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