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Basic Trope: The timeframe of a work of serial media is much smaller than the time it took to publish it.

  • Straight: Alice and Bob has the titular characters in a summer vacation, and it last for several years.
  • Exaggerated: Alice and Bob is a Long Runner that covers the same summer by having several episodes take place in the same day.
  • Downplayed: The show premieres in summer and only lasts very few episodes, but the last one airs after summer ended in real life.
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  • Justified: They are living a summer vacation which normally lasts just three months, however the show can still keep airing episodes.
  • Inverted: Comic-Book Time
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  • Parodied: Everything takes place in the same second.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: The show does not cover a summer vacation and the episodes take place around the time they air.
  • Enforced: The author doesn't want to make the characters the same age forever, but also doesn't want them to age. So, the entire story takes place in a short time frame.
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  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
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  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: ???
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