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Basic Trope: A flamethrower is improvised by spitting alcohol into a source of flame.

  • Straight: Bananas attacks a group of mooks by spitting alcohol onto a lit match.
  • Exaggerated: Bananas feeds the match with a Gargle Blaster and shoots a superheated, radioactive jet of flame.
  • Downplayed: Bananas is using an actual flamethrower, but runs out of fuel. He gives it a jump-start by spitting some moonshine into the fuel tank.
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  • Justified: Bananas is an alcoholic, and almost always has the appropriate ammunition to hand.
  • Inverted: Alcohol is used to put a fire out...somehow.
  • Subverted: The match fails to ignite, preventing Bananas from using a booze flamethrower...
  • Double Subverted: ...until he pulls out a lighter.
  • Parodied:
    • Actual flamethrowers are shown running on booze instead of gasoline or some other standard flammable liquid.
    • Bananas drinks some booze and is suddenly able to breathe fire.
  • Zig Zagged: The lighter also fails to ignite. Bananas grabs a lantern from nearby and tears it open to use it's flame. Finally, Bananas spits a gout of flame.
  • Averted:
  • Enforced: "I don't want to use elemental powers or military flamethrowers. Let's try something a little more...unusual."
  • Lampshaded: "I think we need to make sure you don't get breathalysed after a battle."
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