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Basic Trope: An animal's interior is a big rib cage.

  • Straight: Alice and Bob get swallowed by a whale during a fishing trip, and the interior is a big rib cage.
  • Averted:
    • The whale's stomach is a realistic flesh bag of digestive juices.
    • Alice and Bob don't get eaten. Or there is no whale.
  • Lampshaded: "Huh, so this is what a whale's interior looks like. Where are all the internal organs?"
  • Downplayed: The inside of the whale has actual stomach walls, but they look like a rib cage, for some reason.
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  • Subverted: ???
  • Double Subverted: ???
  • Zig-Zagged: Alice and Bob are swallowed by more than one whale over the course of the episode, and some of them have ribcage stomachs, while others have actual stomachs.
  • Defied:
    Bob: "So the inside of a whale *isn't* a giant ribcage?"
    Alice: *sighs and rolls her eyes* "Oh Bob *cheerfully smiles*, you are so naive."

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