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So what do Advice Memes and TVSitcom Charactershave in common?
TROPES “Devices and conventions that content creators can reasonably rely on as being present in the audience members minds and expectations”* (Not clichés, closer to stereotypes)*According to TVTropes.com
TL;DRThe extreme nature of community practiceson /b/ can obscure the underlying role thesebehaviours play to the casual observer. Wesee our role as partly one of translating thesepractices into terms familiar to scholars.(Bernstein et al., 2011)