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9th Jul '16 3:43:09 PM elvesinspace
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* [[spoiler:''Series/YoungIndianaJones'']]: A young boy from New Jersey meets [[InthePastEveryoneWillBeFamous practically everyone who was famous during the 20th Century.]] Several years later, he serves in war, attends school, and meets more famous people. The whole thing [[ReCut may or may not]] be an old man (and [[Creator/HarrisonFord Han Solo,]] on one occasion) recounting his life.
1st Jul '16 9:09:13 PM lrrose
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** [[spoiler:Season Six]]: A soldier undergoes major surgery and tries to evict a renowned dog breeder from his home. An alcoholic makes a terrible trade agreement while his boss is out of town to make fiery speeches. A woman finally gets the promotion she's waiting years for after devising an unusual method of cleaning up the streets.

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** [[spoiler:Season Six]]: A soldier undergoes major surgery and tries to evict a renowned dog breeder from his home. An alcoholic makes a terrible trade agreement while his boss is out of town to make fiery speeches. A woman mum finally gets the promotion she's waiting years for after devising an unusual method of cleaning up the streets.
1st Jul '16 9:08:37 PM lrrose
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** [[spoiler:Season Six]]: A soldier undergoes major surgery and tries to evict a renowned dog breeder from his home. An alcoholic makes a terrible trade agreement while his boss is out of town to make fiery speeches. A woman finally gets the promotion she's waiting years for after devising an unusual method of cleaning up the streets.
1st Jul '16 8:44:49 PM merotoker
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** {{Dramed|y}}ic {{Chin|aTakesOverTheWorld}}ese {{Western}} [[TheCaper Heist]] {{War Movie|s}} [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]

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** {{Dramed|y}}ic {{Chin|aTakesOverTheWorld}}ese {{Western}} [[TheWestern Western]] [[TheCaper Heist]] {{War Movie|s}} [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]



* [[spoiler: ''Series/ForeverKnight'']]: [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampires Vampire with a conscience]] works as a night cop, dates a mortician, and goes through a series of partners and captains. Also, he [[IHateYouVampireDad kills his vampire sire]], [[OnlyMostlyDead who goes on]] to host a late-night radio show of some sort. This all takes place in UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}.

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* [[spoiler: ''Series/ForeverKnight'']]: [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampires [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire Vampire with a conscience]] works as a night cop, dates a mortician, and goes through a series of partners and captains. Also, he [[IHateYouVampireDad kills his vampire sire]], [[OnlyMostlyDead who goes on]] to host a late-night radio show of some sort. This all takes place in UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}.



** Or, a ControlFreak, DeadpanSnarker, HollywoodNerd, LovableAlphaBitch, CloudCuckooLander and TheCasanova try to figure life out by never going to work, [[{{LimitedSocialCircle}} never interacting with anyone else]] and drinking lots of coffee.

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** Or, a ControlFreak, DeadpanSnarker, HollywoodNerd, LovableAlphaBitch, CloudCuckooLander and TheCasanova try to figure life out by never going to work, [[{{LimitedSocialCircle}} [[LimitedSocialCircle never interacting with anyone else]] and drinking lots of coffee.



** [[FairyTale "Fairy tales]], [[DarkerAndEdgier but]] [[HotterAndSexier for adults"]] [[XMeetsY meets]] [[ConspiracyTheories "fairy-tales-for-adults"]].

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** [[FairyTale "Fairy tales]], [[DarkerAndEdgier but]] [[HotterAndSexier for adults"]] [[XMeetsY [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[ConspiracyTheories [[UsefulNotes/ConspiracyTheories "fairy-tales-for-adults"]].



** Season Three: Cowboy lawman goes up again a guy who dismembers dead animals, a drug-addicted albino deer, a skinny cripple with an 80s mowhawk, and a redneck with four kidneys. Features barbecue pork and bondage.

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** Season Three: Cowboy lawman goes up again a guy who dismembers dead animals, a drug-addicted albino deer, a skinny cripple with an 80s mowhawk, mohawk, and a redneck with four kidneys. Features barbecue pork and bondage.



* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Merlin}}'']]: A bumbling manservant uses non-specified superpowers to protect [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold his unwitting and unappreciative master]] while taking advice on their relationship from a dragon who basically speaks in subtext (and ships them). Corny CGI ensues.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Merlin}}'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'']]: A bumbling manservant uses non-specified superpowers to protect [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold his unwitting and unappreciative master]] while taking advice on their relationship from a dragon who basically speaks in subtext (and ships them). Corny CGI ensues.



** Alternatively, started off as a [[SpinOff clone]] of Series/TheOfficeUS. Had one character [[StalkerWithACrush completely dedicated to his ex-girlfriend]], [[CharacterDevelopment only to completely scrap his previous characterization]], instead making him into a total {{idiot| hero}}. [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap Expecting us to completely forget his previous characterization in favor of this new one]].

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** Alternatively, started off as a [[SpinOff clone]] of Series/TheOfficeUS.''Series/TheOfficeUS''. Had one character [[StalkerWithACrush completely dedicated to his ex-girlfriend]], [[CharacterDevelopment only to completely scrap his previous characterization]], instead making him into a total {{idiot| hero}}. [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap Expecting us to completely forget his previous characterization in favor of this new one]].



** [[spoiler:''Series/ThePrisoner Remake'']]: [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Gandalf]] {{Mind Screw}}s [[Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist Jesus]].

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** [[spoiler:''Series/ThePrisoner Remake'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/ThePrisoner2009'']]: [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Gandalf]] {{Mind Screw}}s [[Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist Jesus]].



* [[spoiler: ''SaluteYourShorts'']]: Kids go to summer camp and harass their counselor.

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* [[spoiler: ''SaluteYourShorts'']]: ''Series/SaluteYourShorts'']]: Kids go to summer camp and harass their counselor.



* [[spoiler: ''[[Series/SpiderManJapan Spider-Man]]'']]: Popular comic book hero [[RecycledInSpace IN JAPAN!]] He also has a GiantRobot.

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* [[spoiler: ''[[Series/SpiderManJapan Spider-Man]]'']]: Popular comic book hero [[RecycledInSpace IN JAPAN!]] He also has a GiantRobot.[[HumongousMecha Giant Robot]].



** Alternatively: a poor man's ''Power Rangers''

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** Alternatively: a poor man's ''Power Rangers''Rangers''.



** A cast of [[{{DawsonCasting}} 25-year-old-high-school]] lacrosse players [[{{FanService}} take off their shirts.]]

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** A cast of [[{{DawsonCasting}} [[DawsonCasting 25-year-old-high-school]] lacrosse players [[{{FanService}} [[FanService take off their shirts.]]



* [[spoiler:''Series/TheTwilightZone'']]: The universe is really, ''really'' weird.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/TheTwilightZone'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/{{The Twilight Zone|1959}}'']]: The universe is really, ''really'' weird.



** [[spoiler:''Series/UltraQ'']]: Japanese people meet weirdness, usually in the form of [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever 50-foot whatevers]]. [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness Doesn't have giant men in spandex.]]

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** [[spoiler:''Series/UltraQ'']]: Japanese people meet weirdness, usually in the form of [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever 50-foot whatevers]]. [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness Doesn't have giant men in spandex.]]



** [[spoiler:''Series/UltraGalaxyMegaMonsterBattle'']]: [[ABoyAndHisX A man and his giant dinosaur]] battle other giant monsters [[{{Mons}} a la]] ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' with the help of a space delivery crew. Has no giant men in spandex.
** [[spoiler:''Franchise/UltramanZero'']]: The son of the second giant man in spandex curbstomps an army of monsters created by an EvilOverlord possessed by a HumanoidAbomination. He then travels to a different universe to fight said EvilOverlord again and teams up with a HumongousMecha, a SpacePirate, and a knight. Then, he teams up with two previous giant men in spandex to battle an OmnicidalManiac and his pet faceless man-bug.

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** [[spoiler:''Series/UltraGalaxyMegaMonsterBattle'']]: [[ABoyAndHisX A man and his giant dinosaur]] battle other giant monsters [[{{Mons}} [[{{Mon}} a la]] ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' with the help of a space delivery crew. Has no giant men in spandex.
** [[spoiler:''Franchise/UltramanZero'']]: The son of the second giant man in spandex curbstomps an army of monsters created by an EvilOverlord possessed by a HumanoidAbomination. He then travels to a different universe to fight said EvilOverlord again and teams up with a HumongousMecha, a SpacePirate, {{Space Pirate|s}}, and a knight. Then, he teams up with two previous giant men in spandex to battle an OmnicidalManiac and his pet faceless man-bug.
15th Jun '16 2:12:52 PM ZimFan89
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* [[spoiler:''Series/[[JessicaJones]]'']]: A not terribly good PI gets stalked by a man with a strange way of making friends.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/[[JessicaJones]]'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/JessicaJones'']]: A not terribly good PI gets stalked by a man with a strange way of making friends.
14th Jun '16 9:50:39 PM infernape612
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* [[spoiler:''Series/[[JessicaJones}}'']]: A not terribly good PI gets stalked by a man with a strange way of making friends.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/[[JessicaJones}}'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/[[JessicaJones]]'']]: A not terribly good PI gets stalked by a man with a strange way of making friends.
3rd Jun '16 8:07:34 AM KINGOFCHEESE
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* [[spoiler:''Series/[[JessicaJones}}'']]: A not terribly good PI gets stalked by a man with a strange way of making friends.
3rd Jun '16 7:59:28 AM KINGOFCHEESE
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** ''[[spoiler: Series/{{Daredevil 2015}} Season 2]]'': A man with a serious addiction to shooting people draws the ire of a corrupt DA, meanwhile the blind Catholic lawyer's ex-girlfriend moves back into town.
23rd May '16 9:50:07 AM Doug86
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* [[spoiler: ''DarkOracle'']]: Two teenagers find a comic-book that lets them predict the future. Weirdness and {{Angst}} ensue.

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* [[spoiler: ''DarkOracle'']]: ''Series/DarkOracle'']]: Two teenagers find a comic-book that lets them predict the future. Weirdness and {{Angst}} ensue.
10th May '16 11:10:19 PM erforce
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* [[spoiler: ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles'']]: The savior of mankind goes through high school. Meanwhile, his mentally unstable mother and time-travelling uncle fight robots and criminals, a disguised robot looks for them, and [[Webcomic/{{xkcd}} River Tam beats up everyone]].


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* [[spoiler: ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'']]: The savior of mankind goes through high school. Meanwhile, his mentally unstable mother and time-travelling uncle fight robots and criminals, a disguised robot looks for them, and [[Webcomic/{{xkcd}} River Tam beats up everyone]].
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