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From jump the shark.
shark-jumping (not comparable)
- Becoming unbelievable or disappointing due to plot developments.
- Christian Lander (2008) Stuff White People Like, ISBN 1740667026, page 171: “But if you must declare a shark-jumping moment, the best bet is to say that the show jumped between the two “Who Shot Mr. Burns?” episodes.”
2012, Oliver Thring, “Me and my spoon”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name), The Guardian:
- To me this dinner, with its tasting notes and the rest, seemed like the dernier cri in shark-jumping foodie bullshit.