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Identify the TV tropes used in The Office. See tvtropes. Org for more information.


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  • 1. 
    Michael's style of improv in Email Surveillance follows the "Chandler's Law" trope, which is:
    • A. 

      Magic makes everything better.

    • B. 

      When in doubt, pull out a gun.

    • C. 

      If you get caught groping, pretend you're blind.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following characters is NOT a "Danza"?
    • A. 

      Phyllis

    • B. 

      Oscar

    • C. 

      Dwight

    • D. 

      Angela

  • 3. 
    "Bob Vance, Vance Refrigeration" and "Assistant Regional Manager/Assistant TO THE Regional Manager" are examples of which trope?
    • A. 

      Scheherezade Gambit

    • B. 

      Motive Rant

    • C. 

      Insistent Terminology

  • 4. 
    Kavorka Man: This character has a long list of conquests and can bend any woman to his will — even though there's absolutely nothing attractive about him. In fact he's a total sleaze and/or looks like a baboon and/or treats women like garbage. Sensible, self-respecting women may scoff, but if so he'll pull a clever come-on line on them or practice his patented stare on them and they'll be suckered in just enough to be proven wrong.Despite needing to have female sexual anatomy explained to him in an early episode, which character can easily be described as a Kavorka Man?
    • A. 

      Dwight

    • B. 

      Michael

    • C. 

      Kevin

  • 5. 
    Which of the following quotes from Michael is a "Metaphorgotten"?
    • A. 

      Am I going to tell them? No, I am not going to tell them. I don't see the point of that. As a doctor, you would not tell a patient if they had cancer.

    • B. 

      Dwight, you ignorant slut. Depression is a very serious illness. Over 32 thousand people commit suicide every year! According to a 2004 study!

    • C. 

      So Ryan got promoted to corporate, where he is a little fish in a big pond. Whereas back here in Scranton, I am still top dog in a fairly large pond. So who is the real boss? The dog or a fish?

  • 6. 
    "One Steve Limit": In nearly all TV shows no two characters share the same first name.This trope is not necessarily true on The Office. Which character took advantage of someone having a similar name in the episode "Michael Scott Paper Company?"
    • A. 

      Erin

    • B. 

      Kelly

    • C. 

      Angela

  • 7. 
    The Other Darrin: A new actor is brought onto a show to play the same character as an actor who's leaving. Often not explained to the audience at all. Named for arguably the most famous case: the Darrin swap — Dick York to Dick Sargent — on Bewitched. Somewhat easier to get away with when dealing with cartoon voice actors, young children, or animals.Who is an example of this trope?
    • A. 

      Helene

    • B. 

      Packer

    • C. 

      Vikram

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of the "Status Quo is God" trope?
    • A. 

      Jim and Pam date and then get married.

    • B. 

      Jim went to Stamford but then came back.

    • C. 

      Michael forms the Michael Scott Paper Company which is then dissolved.

    • D. 

      Jim was made co-manager but was later demoted.

  • 9. 
    Who's signature trope is the "Aside Glance"?
    • A. 

      Andy

    • B. 

      Jim

    • C. 

      Dwight

  • 10. 
    When she first appeared, Erin's character was slightly ditzy. Since then her ditziness has been exaggerated to a point where she thinks disposable cameras are made to be thrown away and babies can eat ice cream. This is an example of the trope called:
    • A. 

      Out of Character Moment

    • B. 

      Fridge Brilliance

    • C. 

      Flanderization

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