It's time to talk about parody's twin brother: the deconstruction. Actually, it's more like a ying-yang thing. Everything that parody would not be good at tackling, deconstruction should work fairly well, and vice-versa. This means that deconstruction is better when it's target is something that you specifically don't like. The object of a deconstruction is to apply real-life consequences to a fictional cliche or comedy, and for some reason they almost always get a higher praise than parody, even though parody is harder to do, does it for less respect, and can say multiple different things. A deconstruction can say only one thing: "this idea is stupid." Almost all good deconstructions amount to that.
Let's start, as we always do, by getting some misconceptions out of the way. First of all, you need all of the typical narrative pieces. You can't just get away for saying "this is stupid" for 90-minutes. Like a parody, you need identifiable characters and a coherent narrative. A deconstru