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22nd Aug '16 5:24:09 PM ading
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* Double Subversion in ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''. At the beginning of the series, it looks like a massive anachronism stew: a show taking place in the medieval ages, with princesses, knights and swords, mixed up with actual technology, computers and robots. After a while, it's reveled that [[spoiler: The show doesn't take place in the past, but in the distant future, after a Nuclear War]]. So yes, the technology is justified... but what's up with the princess thing, anyway?
** The rise of feminism maybe?
2nd Aug '16 4:04:37 PM Bananaquit
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** It's possible he meant video ''transfers'' of old 8mm home movies.
18th Jun '16 10:36:27 AM romanatorX
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* ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' in the episode "Yankee Hankie" it is implied that cotton hill has videotapes of hank from when he was a young child along with ones of Little Hank. One slight problem, hank was born in the mid 1960's, years before any form of home recording came onto the scene. In 1970 sony realesed the umatic system, but it was expensive and it is unlikely cotton would have bought one, moreover the tapes looked way different than the ones stacked on cotton's shelves (they were bigger and more like a cartridge). Cartrivision was realesed around 1972, but it was built in a TV set, was also too expensive and the black and white camcorder attachment wasn't common and was also very expensive. Practical home video recording came in 1977 with betamax and then vhs, but by then hank was a teenager and camcorders for those formats weren't around until the early 80's.

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* ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' in the episode "Yankee Hankie" Hankie", it is implied that cotton hill Cotton Hill has videotapes of hank Hank from when he was a young child along with ones of Little Hank. One slight problem, hank problem - Hank was born in the mid 1960's, years before any form of home recording came onto the scene. In 1970 sony realesed Sony released the umatic U-Matic system, but it was expensive and it is unlikely cotton Cotton would have bought one, moreover the tapes looked way different than the ones stacked on cotton's Cotton's shelves (they were bigger and more like a cartridge). Cartrivision was realesed released around 1972, but it was built in a TV set, was also too expensive and the black and white camcorder attachment wasn't common and was also very expensive. Practical home video recording came in 1977 with betamax Betamax and then vhs, VHS, but by then hank then, Hank was a teenager and camcorders for those formats weren't around until the early 80's.
15th May '16 10:54:42 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'' lampshades this during the planetarium show, which includes [[PlutoIsExpendable Pluto]] as a planet, ''after'' it had been demoted, something Sidney points out.
9th Apr '16 12:40:40 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'' is supposed to be set after DNA paternity tests' discovery (after the 1990s). But all the technology shown are so old-fashioned (Ego uses a typewriter, for instance), that some French reviewers believed the movie was supposed to be set in the 1950s.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'' is supposed to be set after DNA paternity tests' discovery (after the 1990s). But all the technology shown are so old-fashioned (Ego uses a typewriter, for instance), instance, and nobody carries a cellphone), that some French reviewers believed the movie was supposed to be set in the 1950s.
16th Dec '15 12:37:09 PM StFan
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* Both ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Wolverine and the X-Men}}'' portray Japan in a very bizarre light. They acknowledge that the country has modern technology and clothing, but feudalistic ninja are apparently everywhere, and everyone we see is obsessed with the Samurai code of honor.

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* Both ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' ''WesternAnimation/XMen'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Wolverine and the X-Men}}'' ''WesternAnimation/WolverineAndTheXMen'' portray Japan in a very bizarre light. They acknowledge that the country has modern technology and clothing, but feudalistic ninja are apparently everywhere, and everyone we see is obsessed with the Samurai code of honor.
24th Sep '15 12:34:46 AM Vir
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* "WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill" in the episode "Yankee Hankie" it is implied that cotton hill has videotapes of hank from when he was a young child along with ones of Little Hank. One slight problem, hank was born in the mid 1960's, years before any form of home recording came onto the scene. In 1970 sony realesed the umatic system, but it was expensive and it is unlikely cotton would have bought one, moreover the tapes looked way different than the ones stacked on cotton's shelves (they were bigger and more like a cartridge). Cartrivision was realesed around 1972, but it was built in a TV set, was also too expensive and the black and white camcorder attachment wasn't common and was also very expensive. Practical home video recording came in 1977 with betamax and then vhs, but by then hank was a teenager and camcorders for those formats weren't around until the early 80's.
* IvanhoeTheKingsKnight features Alexander II of Scotland, as a prince and young man, during the time of Richard I of England's imprisonment in Austria. Alexander wasn't born until 1198, a year before the death of Richard.

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* "WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill" ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' in the episode "Yankee Hankie" it is implied that cotton hill has videotapes of hank from when he was a young child along with ones of Little Hank. One slight problem, hank was born in the mid 1960's, years before any form of home recording came onto the scene. In 1970 sony realesed the umatic system, but it was expensive and it is unlikely cotton would have bought one, moreover the tapes looked way different than the ones stacked on cotton's shelves (they were bigger and more like a cartridge). Cartrivision was realesed around 1972, but it was built in a TV set, was also too expensive and the black and white camcorder attachment wasn't common and was also very expensive. Practical home video recording came in 1977 with betamax and then vhs, but by then hank was a teenager and camcorders for those formats weren't around until the early 80's.
* IvanhoeTheKingsKnight ''WesternAnimation/IvanhoeTheKingsKnight'' features Alexander II of Scotland, as a prince and young man, during the time of Richard I of England's imprisonment in Austria. Alexander wasn't born until 1198, a year before the death of Richard.
11th Aug '15 8:55:16 AM Thorion
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* IvanhoeTheKingsKnight features Alexander II of Scotland, as a prince and young man, during the time of Richard I of England's imprisonment in Austria. Alexander wasn't born until 1198, a year before the death of Richard.
26th Jul '15 5:28:45 PM SeaOtters
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* "WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill" in the episode "Yankee Hankie" it is implied that cotton hill has videotapes of hank from when he was a young child along with ones of Little Hank. One slight problem, hank was born in the mid 1960's, years before any form of home recording came onto the scene. In 1970 sony realesed the umatic system, but it was expensive and it is unlikely cotton would have bought one, moreover the tapes looked way different than the ones stacked on cotton's shelves (they were bigger and more like a cartridge). Cartrivision was realesed around 1972, but it was built in a TV set, was also too expensive and the black and white camcorder attachment wasn't common and was also very expensive. Practical home video recording came in 1977 with betamax and then vhs, but by then hank was a teenager and camcorders for those formats weren't around until the early 80's.
12th May '15 4:01:36 PM nombretomado
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** Nobody ever calls attention to the race of characters like ComicBook/{{Firestorm}}, ComicBook/{{Vixen}}, or ComicBook/TheAtom, which probably would've gone quite differently in the ''[[ValuesDissonance actual]]'' [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]]. Similarly, nobody is surprised by the presence of female superheroes like ComicBook/BlackCanary.

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** Nobody ever calls attention to the race of characters like ComicBook/{{Firestorm}}, ComicBook/{{Vixen}}, or ComicBook/TheAtom, which probably would've gone quite differently in the ''[[ValuesDissonance actual]]'' [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]]. Similarly, nobody is surprised by the presence of female superheroes like ComicBook/BlackCanary.
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