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TV Trope: Five Stages Of Grief

Britta: What Jeff’s doing right now is denial and it’s the first of five stages of grief that ends with acceptance.Jeff: Name any other stage. Britta: What are you, my final?
[Here’s a guide so you don’t Britta it yourself]
01. Denial02. Anger03. Bargaining04. Depression05. Acceptance
(3.18 Course Listing Unavailable) 

TV Trope: Five Stages Of Grief

Britta: What Jeff’s doing right now is denial and it’s the first of five stages of grief that ends with acceptance.
Jeff: Name any other stage. 
Britta: What are you, my final?

[Here’s a guide so you don’t Britta it yourself]

01. Denial
02. Anger
03. Bargaining
04. Depression
05. Acceptance

(3.18 Course Listing Unavailable) 

TV Trope: Group Hug

Dean: Group hug - where I’m between Jeff and Troy. Here we go.[Jeff ignores him]Dean: Oh, you’re walking away from the hug?
(3.18 Course Listing Unavailable)

TV Trope: Group Hug

Dean: Group hug - where I’m between Jeff and Troy. Here we go.
[Jeff ignores him]
Dean: Oh, you’re walking away from the hug?

(3.18 Course Listing Unavailable)

TV Trope: Suspiciously Specific Denial

Nurse: That’s strange. I’m not finding any pepper spray on you.Troy: [whimpering] Well check harder. It’s not like I’m crying because I was chased by a gang of scary twelve-year-olds… 
(3.18 Course Listing Unavailable)

TV Trope: Suspiciously Specific Denial

Nurse: That’s strange. I’m not finding any pepper spray on you.
Troy: [whimpering] Well check harder. It’s not like I’m crying because I was chased by a gang of scary twelve-year-olds… 

(3.18 Course Listing Unavailable)

TV Trope: Lyrical Dissonance

Dean: ’Troy and Abed, off to Dreamland, catching the train to Sleepytown. And when they wake up, the Dean will be here staring at you’… Sweet Deans!Shirley: That’s nice… I guess? 
(3.17 Basic Lupine Urology)

TV Trope: Lyrical Dissonance

Dean: Troy and Abed, off to Dreamland, catching the train to Sleepytown. And when they wake up, the Dean will be here staring at you’… Sweet Deans!
Shirley: That’s nice… I guess? 

(3.17 Basic Lupine Urology)

TV Trope: Funny Background Event

A female extra walks out of a building wiping her mouth. A male extra soon surreptitiously follows, zipping up his pants.
(3.17 Basic Lupine Urology)

TV Trope: Funny Background Event

A female extra walks out of a building wiping her mouth. A male extra soon surreptitiously follows, zipping up his pants.

(3.17 Basic Lupine Urology)

TV Trope: Miranda Rights

Todd: What’s this about?Abed: It’s about the killing of our Biology yam. Will you please come with us?Todd: But I’m in the middle of making a handle.Abed: He wants it the hard way. Tell him what Shirley said.Troy: Todd Jacobson, you have the right to do whatever you want. Nothing you do say or do can be used against you by anyone, but we’d really like it if you came with us. Please and thank you. 
(3.17 Basic Lupine Urology)

TV Trope: Miranda Rights

Todd: What’s this about?
Abed: It’s about the killing of our Biology yam. Will you please come with us?
Todd: But I’m in the middle of making a handle.
Abed: He wants it the hard way. Tell him what Shirley said.
Troy: Todd Jacobson, you have the right to do whatever you want. Nothing you do say or do can be used against you by anyone, but we’d really like it if you came with us. Please and thank you. 

(3.17 Basic Lupine Urology)

TV Trope: Circling Birdies

Pierce: Sounds like this has been a game-changing day for all of us. I nearly sat on my balls, but at the last second I made an adjustment.[The group congratulate him] …Pierce: OK I didn’t really avoid sitting on them. Sat right on them.[The group murmur their sympathies]Pierce: Hurt like hell. I saw eagles.
(3.16 Virtual Systems Analysis) 

TV Trope: Circling Birdies

Pierce: Sounds like this has been a game-changing day for all of us. I nearly sat on my balls, but at the last second I made an adjustment.
[The group congratulate him] 

Pierce: OK I didn’t really avoid sitting on them. Sat right on them.
[The group murmur their sympathies]
Pierce: Hurt like hell. I saw eagles.

(3.16 Virtual Systems Analysis) 

TV Trope: The Peeping Tom

Jeff: Here we are.Annie: Where?Jeff: Where you wanted to go. The last night of school first year. The night we kissed.Annie: Abed wasn’t there so whose memory is this?Jeff: Maybe it’s yours. Maybe the Dreamatorium really works. Or maybe Leonard was watching from the bushes and told Abed about it.Leonard: I don’t have cable!
(3.16 Virtual Systems Analysis) 

TV Trope: The Peeping Tom

Jeff: Here we are.
Annie: Where?
Jeff: Where you wanted to go. The last night of school first year. The night we kissed.
Annie: Abed wasn’t there so whose memory is this?
Jeff: Maybe it’s yours. Maybe the Dreamatorium really works. Or maybe Leonard was watching from the bushes and told Abed about it.
Leonard: I don’t have cable!

(3.16 Virtual Systems Analysis) 

TV Trope: The Match Maker

Annie: Maybe we should go to Senor Kevin’s? Britta didn’t you want to try that new cage-free bean burrito?Britta: The tortillas are made with micro-financed flour.Annie: Troy, you could drive. You always like that spiral parking ramp.Troy: You just keep turning left but you end up, up!Abed: I can’t go to Senor Kevin’s. The manager and I are enemies. He said Die Hard was bad. [to Troy] He said Die Hard was bad.Troy: I know, buddy.Annie: Well how about this. This lunch is already a runaway train, no point in stopping it. Troy, Britta, you go to Senor Kevin’s. Abed promised he’d show me how the Dreamatorium works.
(3.16 Virtual Systems Analysis) 

TV Trope: The Match Maker

Annie: Maybe we should go to Senor Kevin’s? Britta didn’t you want to try that new cage-free bean burrito?
Britta: The tortillas are made with micro-financed flour.
Annie: Troy, you could drive. You always like that spiral parking ramp.
Troy: You just keep turning left but you end up, up!
Abed: I can’t go to Senor Kevin’s. The manager and I are enemies. He said Die Hard was bad. [to Troy] He said Die Hard was bad.
Troy: I know, buddy.
Annie: Well how about this. This lunch is already a runaway train, no point in stopping it. Troy, Britta, you go to Senor Kevin’s. Abed promised he’d show me how the Dreamatorium works.

(3.16 Virtual Systems Analysis) 

TV Trope: British Accents

Abed: Geneva! I need the Quantum Spanner, the big one!Annie: Oi guvnor! Quantum Spanner, up and at ‘em, innit! Abed: [long unamused pause] If we can’t get out of orbital lock the Blorgons may intercept. Annie: Tut tut, milord. Wouldn’t give a tuppence for that sticky wicket!
(3.16 Virtual Systems Analysis) 

TV Trope: British Accents

Abed: Geneva! I need the Quantum Spanner, the big one!
Annie: Oi guvnor! Quantum Spanner, up and at ‘em, innit! 
Abed: [long unamused pause] If we can’t get out of orbital lock the Blorgons may intercept. 
Annie: Tut tut, milord. Wouldn’t give a tuppence for that sticky wicket!

(3.16 Virtual Systems Analysis) 

TV Trope: Disaster Dominoes

Troy: What are you doing?Annie: Ending this. [She sends a text] Leave me alone. Troy: That’s so much worse.Annie: See? She stopped. [The phone starts to ring] She’s calling him?!Troy: She was born in the 80s. She still uses her phone as a phone.Abed: Uh-oh.Annie: That’s fine. It’s fine. We just won’t answer it.Abed: Won’t it go to your voicemail? [Annie answers & holds the phone out but the boys won’t help]Britta: Hello? Blade?Annie: Aaaaayouuuuughhhaighhhhoohuhhuhoo… [She hangs up. Troy & Abed stare at her]Dean: … You did good.Annie: I don’t know!Abed: Change your settings so it doesn’t go to voicemail. [It rings again] Too late.Annie: You guys, act like a carnival. Be a carnival - now!Troy: … Step right up!Abed: Ding, ding, ding!Dean: Get your popcorn here!Annie: [putting on a voice] Busy, babe.Britta: Blade just wait!Annie: [sending a text] I told you not to call me at work. [Britta answers] ‘I’m sorry I forgot, don’t be mad at me’? She’s whipped by an imaginary douche!Dean: Hey, don’t knock it till you try it.
(3.15 Origins Of Vampire Mythology)

TV Trope: Disaster Dominoes

Troy: What are you doing?
Annie: Ending this. [She sends a text] Leave me alone
Troy: That’s so much worse.
Annie: See? She stopped. [The phone starts to ring] She’s calling him?!
Troy: She was born in the 80s. She still uses her phone as a phone.
Abed: Uh-oh.
Annie: That’s fine. It’s fine. We just won’t answer it.
Abed: Won’t it go to your voicemail? 
[Annie answers & holds the phone out but the boys won’t help]
Britta: Hello? Blade?
Annie: Aaaaayouuuuughhhaighhhhoohuhhuhoo… 
[She hangs up. Troy & Abed stare at her]
Dean: … You did good.
Annie: I don’t know!
Abed: Change your settings so it doesn’t go to voicemail. [It rings again] Too late.
Annie: You guys, act like a carnival. Be a carnival - now!
Troy: … Step right up!
Abed: Ding, ding, ding!
Dean: Get your popcorn here!
Annie: [putting on a voice] Busy, babe.
Britta: Blade just wait!
Annie: [sending a text] I told you not to call me at work. [Britta answers] ‘I’m sorry I forgot, don’t be mad at me’? She’s whipped by an imaginary douche!
Dean: Hey, don’t knock it till you try it.

(3.15 Origins Of Vampire Mythology)

TV Trope: Skewed Priorities

Britta: Can you check my messages for me and tell me if he called?Annie: I don’t think that’s a good idea.Britta: What if my mother died?Abed: You guys are really talking over Blade.[Britta grabs the remote and turns the TV off]Troy: Not cool!Abed: Annie, subdue your guest.Britta: Annie, think for one second. You have my phone and you’re not even checking it. What if my mother is dying?Annie: This is junkie talk. You just want to know where your phone’s hidden.Britta: I just want to know if my mother is dying. It’s a simple yes or no. I’ll cover my eyes, you go check my phone and then say ‘no your mother isn’t dying’ or ‘yes your mother is dying’ and then we go back to watching the film.
(3.15 Origins Of Vampire Mythology)

TV Trope: Skewed Priorities

Britta: Can you check my messages for me and tell me if he called?
Annie: I don’t think that’s a good idea.
Britta: What if my mother died?
Abed: You guys are really talking over Blade.
[Britta grabs the remote and turns the TV off]
Troy: Not cool!
Abed: Annie, subdue your guest.
Britta: Annie, think for one second. You have my phone and you’re not even checking it. What if my mother is dying?
Annie: This is junkie talk. You just want to know where your phone’s hidden.
Britta: I just want to know if my mother is dying. It’s a simple yes or no. I’ll cover my eyes, you go check my phone and then say ‘no your mother isn’t dying’ or ‘yes your mother is dying’ and then we go back to watching the film.

(3.15 Origins Of Vampire Mythology)


TV Trope: Going Cold Turkey

Britta: I need your help, it is Blade’s carnival that’s coming. He’s working the BB gun duck-shooting gallery - I guess he finally got that promotion - and he will call me. And left unattended, I will end up doing him like a crossword, and, I will regret it. So I need you to take my phone and don’t give it back until Monday.Annie: Of course, OK.Jeff: For real?Britta: Pipe it! And I need to stay with you this weekend. Not just stay with you, I need to be on lockdown. You were a pill head, so think of Blade as Adderall and handcuff me to the radiator like a mother-flippin’ carny-bangin’ werewolf.
(3.15 Origins Of Vampire Mythology)

TV Trope: Going Cold Turkey

Britta: I need your help, it is Blade’s carnival that’s coming. He’s working the BB gun duck-shooting gallery - I guess he finally got that promotion - and he will call me. And left unattended, I will end up doing him like a crossword, and, I will regret it. So I need you to take my phone and don’t give it back until Monday.
Annie: Of course, OK.
Jeff: For real?
Britta: Pipe it! And I need to stay with you this weekend. Not just stay with you, I need to be on lockdown. You were a pill head, so think of Blade as Adderall and handcuff me to the radiator like a mother-flippin’ carny-bangin’ werewolf.

(3.15 Origins Of Vampire Mythology)

TV Trope: Covert Pervert

Annie: You’re going to change your shirt?Jeff: Not if it’s working.Annie: … It’s not working.Jeff: You’re right, I knew it.[Jeff strips off, Annie ogles him]Student: I’ll have what she’s having.Annie: Hey! Grow up, lady!Britta: Annie!Annie: Hisshirtwasn’tworking. 
(3.15 Origins Of Vampire Mythology)

TV Trope: Covert Pervert

Annie: You’re going to change your shirt?
Jeff: Not if it’s working.
Annie: … It’s not working.
Jeff: You’re right, I knew it.
[Jeff strips off, Annie ogles him]
Student: I’ll have what she’s having.
Annie: Hey! Grow up, lady!
Britta: Annie!
Annie: Hisshirtwasn’tworking

(3.15 Origins Of Vampire Mythology)

TV Trope: Giftedly Bad

Narrator: Unfortunately, the only photographer there to capture the scene is Britta Perry.[She accidentally takes a photo of her nostrils instead of Troy]Narrator: Yeah, gee, there’s a good one. 
(3.14 Pillows And Blankets)

TV Trope: Giftedly Bad

Narrator: Unfortunately, the only photographer there to capture the scene is Britta Perry.
[She accidentally takes a photo of her nostrils instead of Troy]
Narrator: Yeah, gee, there’s a good one. 

(3.14 Pillows And Blankets)