Greater Tuna

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Greater Tuna is the first play in a series of four starring Jaston Williams and Joe Sears, who between them play at least twenty-four different characters.

Greater Tuna shows us what goes on in the day-to-day life of the many characters, but focuses the most on the chaotic family of one Bertha Bumiller. Other recurring characters of note include Vera Carp, leader of the Smut-Snatchers of the New Order, Petey Fisk of the Greater Tuna Humane Society, Arles Struvie and Thurston Wheelis of Radio Station OKKK, and Didi Snavely of Didi's Used Weapons.

Tropes used in Greater Tuna include:

Tropes used in A Tuna Christmas include:
  • Against My Religion: Played straight and Subverted
  • Alien Abduction: R.R. Snavely. He hesitates for a second or two, then wholeheartedly sprints to the waiting UFO to escape his horrible wife.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Aunt Pearl, Dixie Deberry, and Didi Snavely's mother are the Christmas Phantom.
  • Rich Bitch: Vera Carp: "Normally, I'd pay the theater's light bill, but Lord, times are so hard. W.H. and I could barely afford new cars this year."
  • Scarily Competent Tracker: Leonard Childer's wife. "She could track a flea across a pane of glass."

Tropes used in Red White and Tuna include: