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11th Jan, 2019 09:22:26 AM

Is the audience already supposed to know the outcome, or something that actually happens in the future so the audience won't realize it until later?

11th Jan, 2019 03:40:01 PM

^ The former would be Foregone Conclusion

Edited by 4tell0life4
13th Jan, 2019 07:32:52 PM

yeah, the audience is supposed to know the outcome but the joke is like how everyone was thinking before the incident happened: "What can possibly go wrong with President Bush's final visit in Iraq?"

Edited by JC96
13th Jan, 2019 10:17:09 PM

I think that would really fall under Historical In-Joke.