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...