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Basic Trope: There are no realistic consequences for a dangerous, yet funny course of action.

  • Straight: Alice discovers her dog Bob can talk, and after a long string of unlikely events, Bob ends up running for mayor.
  • Exaggerated: Alice finds out her dog Bob can talk, because he's actually a robot being controlled by aliens that are really disguised as her shoes; meanwile, a giant talking octopus named Larry is trying to help Alice's dad become supreme overlord of all that is purple.
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  • Downplayed: Alice thinks her dog Bob can talk, and she freaks out.
  • Justified:
  • Inverted: ???
  • Subverted: It seems like this will all be comical... And then Bob says 'kill me...
  • Double Subverted: He then says 'Stop it, you're killing me with all these jokes!'
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: Everything is fun, then sad, then fun again, and then scary... But then it leads to a happy joke... until the Fridge Horror sets in.
  • Averted: Bob doesn't talk.
  • Enforced: The producers want the show to be funny.
  • Lampshaded: 'This is getting a little ridiculous'.
  • Invoked: Alice wants to have fun with her new talking dog.
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Because everything is silly, no one can do anything serious anymore.
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  • Reconstructed: But after taking some time to get accustomed to the new status quo, people seem to grow more happy and confortable with their newfound goofiness.

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