Dead Weight/Playing With

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    Basic Trope: A fat zombie

    • Played Straight: Bob is turned into a zombie, who is a little on the portly side.
    • Exaggerated: Bob is disgustingly obese as a zombie
    • Downplayed: Bob is Hollywood Pudgy at worst
    • Justified:
    • Inverted: Bob is a very skinny zombie.
    • Subverted: Bob appears no fatter than any other zombies around.
    • Double Subverted: But after eating plenty of Brain Food, he gains a substantial amount of weight
    • Deconstructed:
    • Reconstructed:
    • Parodied:
    • Lampshaded:
    • Averted:
      • No fat zombies
      • No zombies, period.
    • Enforced:
    • Invoked: Bob's nonstop feasting on flesh causes him to gain weight.
    • Defied: Bob doesn't eat too much and doesn't gain weight.
    • Discussed:
    • Conversed:
    • Played For Laughs: Insert any jokes about fat people here.
    • Played For Drama:
      • Bob is eating everything in his path...and is really hard to destroy.
      • Bob becomes an Action Bomb

    You know, you seem to have put on a few pounds since you turned into a zombie...