FRIENDS Premises => Dialogues & Jokes
Characteristics of humor • Truth • Surprise • Incongruity • Exaggeration • Hostility / tension • Brevity
Premise 1 It’s weird that men view their ex-girlfriends as wild repulsive animals. Once they fall out of love, men find their ex-girlfriends unbearable.
Premise 2 It’s hard to destroy negative stereotypes about one’s culture, especially those that have to do with competitive sports. It’s even harder to come up with practices that create positive stereotype about a culture.
Premise 3 It’s hard to deal with people who hum or sing aloud in public places when it’s inappropriate. It’s hard to stop them from doing it and there’s no one to complain to about it.
Premise 4 It’s hard to be a gentleman and dump a girlfriend who won’t take a hint that it’s over. You never know what else she may come up with to prove that she loves you.