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Basic Trope: After waking up from being asleep for a long time, a character needs to pee.

  • Straight: Alice is asleep for 100 years like Sleeping Beauty and when Prince Bob wakes her up with a kiss, she has a Potty Emergency.
  • Exaggerated: When she does pee, it lasts for an hour.
  • Downplayed: Alice needs to pee after a long night's sleep.
  • Justified: One of the first things people often do when they wake up is go to the bathroom, so it's reasonable that one would really need to go after being asleep for ages.
  • Inverted:
    • Alice has fallen unconscious, so Bob makes use of the old prank: he puts her hand in a bowl of warm water, and she's awakened by her sudden need to urinate.
    • Alternatively, after drinking a Gigantic Gulp, Alice spends so long peeing in the bathroom that she's exhausted from peeing and falls asleep afterwards.
  • Subverted: Alice wakes up from slumber and seems to do the Potty Dance, but she is really just dancing with joy.
  • Double Subverted: ...But also needs the bathroom.
  • Parodied:
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Alice doesn't need to pee, even after waking from the deep sleep.
  • Advertisement:
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "Thanks for saving me, sir, but I REALLY have to PEE!"
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Discussed: "Do you need to pee after being asleep for so long?"
  • Defied: "Do you need to —" "No." "You've been asleep for so long —" "NO!"
  • Conversed: "Maybe she should've gone before she got put in that sleep."
  • Implied: Alice dashes into the women's bathroom after being woken from her sleep.

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