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Basic Trope: Something (especially a line of dialogue) that has nothing to do with the context, and is often completely nonsensical.

  • Straight: Alice, Bob, Charlie, and Debra are having a conversation, and at one point Charlie randomly comments "I love bananas."
  • Exaggerated: Everything Charlie says is completely nonsensical and has nothing to do with anything said.
  • Downplayed: Charlie's comment is a bit odd considering the context, but not terribly so.
  • Justified:
  • Inverted: The conversation Alice, Bob, Charlie, and Debra are having is completely nonsensical, so Debra asking "Do you want to go to my house later?" is the non sequitur line.
  • Subverted: ???
  • Double Subverted: ???
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig-Zagged: ???
  • Averted: No random statements are made.
  • Enforced: An Establishing Character Moment for Charlie.
  • Lampshaded: "That doesn't even make any sense."
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Charlie is told to not say random statements.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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