Thanks for checking in again on Troperiffic Tuesday. This week’s trope is another fun one, the Suspiciously Specific Denial.
A Suspiciously Specific Denial is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. A character denies something but perhaps they add just a little too much detail to make it believable. It’s a step beyond a character jumping when someone walks into a room and yelling, “Nothing!”. And it is somewhat akin to a trope often used in detective shows called I Never Said It Was Poison, where the suspect throws in a detail that only the killer could know. Read more