Remember when writing dark comedy that there’s only one letter between quick and squick.
Cases in point- Tom and Jerry vs. Restraining Spongebob.
Tom and Jerry kept it quick. You might know it as slapstick, and the injury wasn’t focused on-it was presented and then we react because it’s shocking, but nothing exceedingly awful happened. No permanent damage done! No focus on the pain here.
Restraining Spongebob, however…..
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