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Basic Trope: A Funny Animal has either pants or a shirt, never both.

  • Straight: Alice the Alligator wears a shirt, but does not wear pants.
  • Exaggerated: Alice goes completely naked everywhere she goes.
  • Downplayed: Barefoot Cartoon Animal.
  • Justified:
    • Alice feel that pants get in the way of her tail, and goes bottomless for comfort.
    • The series is set in a nudist colony, where Alice can go bottomless should she desire.
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  • Inverted: Alice woud not look out of place in Saudi Arabia.
  • Subverted: Alice wears Alligator-print pants.
  • Double Subverted: ...on certain occasions.
  • Parodied: Alice has a magic vagina that hates pants.
  • Zig-Zagged: As part of her Unlimited Wardrobe, Alice sometimes wears pants, and sometimes does not.
  • Averted: Alice is fully dressed at every occasion.
  • Enforced: The showrunner wanted Alice to be a Ms. Fanservice that went naked everywhere because she does not understand human nudity taboos, Executive Meddling slapped a shirt on her and took her genitals.
  • Lampshaded: “Luckily, I don’t wear pants!”
  • Invoked: Alice knows anthropomorphic animals are seen as “kiddy”, so goes bottomless to challenge that stereotype.
  • Exploited: Alice knows she has no pants on, and tells her human friends to try it out.
  • Defied: “Get me some pants! NOW!”
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  • Discussed: “Alice has no pants on! Now of only the laws of TV land applied to us.”
  • Conversed: “You ever noticed that Alice has no pants on?”

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