Contrast Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking, which is in the opposite order and where the mood is lightened by including something silly. When this trope name is taken literally, see: Oh Wait, This Is My Grocery List. The sky was clear, with only some little clouds showing here and there. He had a nice little house, with two well furnished bedrooms, a comfortable bed, a simple but welcoming living room, coffee waiting for him in his convenient kitchen and a dead body at his front door. Penny: In the last week you have dragged me to a karate pilates class, made me test-drive a Yaris, and talked me into seeing a children's production of "Hair," which thankfully, got shut down before the second act. A bereaved widow trying to escape her sorrow while traveling meets a desperate young gambler in Monte Carlo, rescues him from suicide, and all within the span of 24 hours falls in love, tries to change him and fails.Bonus points for the listener asking with a horrified tone "What was that last one again? We wouldn't have our gallows, or our shiny Bigfoot trap." and the last harmless option before the horrifying one being repeated instead. It's not the mayor's fault that the stadium collapsed!You're winding up a boring conversation, and throw in one last thing in there. Just asking." Without a Mayor Quimby, our town would really stink.
Sister Trope to Too Much Information and Bread, Eggs, Breaded Eggs (occasionally, this and Breaded Eggs overlap, to make a bad list even worse). [...] Toilets," Arthur says, poking a thumb over his shoulder in the general direction of where the washrooms might allegedly be. They bring you whatever you want if you do." He realized it was really a lovely Sunday morning. His mind went blank, as he slowly got the meaning of "Dead body at my front door". Hobbes: Yep, the sun is shining, the grass is soft, the birds are singing, Dr Brainstorm and Sheila have a giant pile of inventions at either end of the field...
However, the series was not ordered by NBC for the 1989-90 fall television season.
Darcy is back on the force, but still fights on as the Black Scorpion because "it's in her nature." This time, she fights Gangster Prankster; and a new villian emerges when the Mayor tries to protect his federal earthquake relief money: Aftershock.
The Bishop is a close friend and the Archdeacon of Barchester his son-in-law.
His is certainly a cozy life - what could be more perfect?