History Literature / DickAndJane

10th Mar '16 10:41:13 PM TalonsofIceandFire
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4th Feb '16 5:58:41 PM PaulA
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* {{Black Best Friend}}s: Mike, [[ThemeTwinNaming Pam, and Penny]] for Dick, Jane, and Sally.

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* {{Black Best Friend}}s: BlackBestFriend: Mike, [[ThemeTwinNaming Pam, and Penny]] for Dick, Jane, and Sally.
4th Feb '16 12:04:26 PM dsneybuf
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* {{Precious Pupp|ies}}y: Spot.

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* {{Precious Pupp|ies}}y: NoNameGiven: The books refer to Dick's and Jane's parents only as "Father" and "Mother".
* PreciousPuppy:
Spot.
4th Feb '16 12:03:06 PM dsneybuf
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* {{Black Best Friend}}s: Mike, [[ThemeTwinNaming Pam, and Penny]] for Dick, Jane, and Sally.


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* {{Precious Pupp|ies}}y: Spot.
31st Jan '16 6:29:19 PM PaulA
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* ''SeeSpotRun'', an unrelated screwball comedy movie that references Spot, Dick and Jane's dog.

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* ''SeeSpotRun'', ''Film/SeeSpotRun'', an unrelated screwball comedy movie that references Spot, Dick and Jane's dog.



* It's pretty clear that Lt. Uhura is reading a Dick and Jane in the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "The Changeling." "See the dog. See the dog run. The dog has a ball. The ball is . . . blooie?"
** Also {{parodied}} in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' with a Ferengi (a [[StrawmanPolitical Strawman Capitalist]] species) and his child. "See Grok aquire. Acquire, Grok, acquire."

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
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It's pretty clear that Lt. Uhura is reading a Dick and Jane while recovering from an alien mindwipe in the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "The Changeling." Changeling". "See the dog. See the dog run. The dog has a ball. The ball is . . . blooie?"
** Also {{parodied}} {{Parodied}} in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' with a Ferengi (a [[StrawmanPolitical Strawman Capitalist]] species) and his child. "See Grok aquire. Acquire, Grok, acquire."



* The opening theme of the TV show ''RaisingHope'' has sentences in the style of Dick and Jane: "See Grandpa work," "See Sabrina read," etc.

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* The opening theme of the TV show ''RaisingHope'' ''Series/RaisingHope'' has sentences in the style of Dick and Jane: "See Grandpa work," "See Sabrina read," etc.
29th Jan '16 4:33:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''FunWithDickAndJane'', a 1977 film (remade in 2005) which actually has nothing to do with the books apart from the title.

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* ''FunWithDickAndJane'', ''Film/FunWithDickAndJane'', a 1977 film (remade in 2005) which actually has nothing to do with the books apart from the title.
16th Jan '16 10:40:52 PM nombretomado
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* TheFarSide had a strip of a wolf reading to her pups. "See the wolves chase Dick and Jane."
* In the online game Phrozenflame, the computer said, "c:\dos c:\dos\run run\dos\run". The same joke appears in an episode of ''TheSimpsons''.

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* TheFarSide ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' had a strip of a wolf reading to her pups. "See the wolves chase Dick and Jane."
* In the online game Phrozenflame, the computer said, "c:\dos c:\dos\run run\dos\run". The same joke appears in an episode of ''TheSimpsons''.''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.
15th Nov '15 7:28:07 PM RAMChYLD
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The [[TransatlanticEquivalent UK equivalent]] was "Janet and John".

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The [[TransatlanticEquivalent UK equivalent]] was "Janet and John".John" and "Peter and Jane", the latter which is still in use as part of the reading curriculum in several commonwealth countries.
15th Nov '15 7:27:05 PM RAMChYLD
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* TransAtlanticEquivalent: Peter and Jane in the U.K. is pretty much their equivalent of this book series. However, unlike Dick and Jane, those are still widely in use in preschool curriculum in the U.K. and many other commonwealth countries.
14th Apr '15 12:22:38 PM Jeduthun
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* BeigeProse

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* BeigeProseBeigeProse: A famous example. Justified, as the vocabulary was intentionally limited for beginning readers.



* UnfortunateNames

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* UnfortunateNamesHaveAGayOldTime / UnfortunateNames: Let's just say we don't meet too many boys by that name anymore...
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